The Best Movies Directed by Stanley Kramer

List of all movies directed by Stanley Kramer ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Stanley Kramer are listed here and include movie posters and Stanley Kramer movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Stanley Kramer as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Stanley Kramer movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Stanley Kramer film is can be factored into this list.

From Stanley Kramer's studio films to Stanley Kramer's independent films, this Stanley Kramer filmography keeps tabs on all Stanley Kramer movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

List movies include It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner and many more.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Stanley Kramer direct?” or “who is Stanley Kramer?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Stanley Kramer?” and “what's a good selection of good Stanley Kramer movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Stanley Kramer films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Stanley Kramer works.

All Stanley Kramer director credits are included. This list of every movie that Stanley Kramer has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Stanley Kramer movie is and which actors starred in the Stanley Kramer film.

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Harrison Ford and Marlon Brando are among the many great actors who worked on a Stanley Kramer movie.

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  • On the Beach
    1
    Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire
    19 votes
    • Released: 1959
    • Directed by: Stanley Kramer
    After World War III, Australia is the only remaining haven for mankind. However, wind currents carrying lingering radiation all but condemn those on the continent to the same fate suffered by the ...more
  • Judgment at Nuremberg
    2
    Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark
    29 votes
    • Released: 1961
    • Directed by: Stanley Kramer
    In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood (Spencer Tracy) hears evidence ...more

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  • Inherit the Wind
    3
    Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly
    23 votes
    • Released: 1960
    • Directed by: Stanley Kramer
    In the 1920s, Tennessee schoolteacher Bertram Cates (Dick York) is put on trial for violating the Butler Act, a state law that prohibits public school teachers from teaching evolution instead of ...more

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  • The Defiant Ones
    4
    Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier, Theodore Bikel
    14 votes
    • Released: 1958
    • Directed by: Stanley Kramer
    In 1950s America, members of a chain gang are being transported through the South when their truck crashes. Two of the convicts, John "Joker" Jackson (Tony Curtis) and Noah Cullen (Sidney Poitier), ...more

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  • Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
    5
    Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Sidney Poitier
    22 votes
    • Released: 1967
    • Directed by: Stanley Kramer
    When Joanna Drayton (Katharine Houghton), a free-thinking white woman, and black doctor John Prentice (Sidney Poitier) become engaged, they travel to San Francisco to meet her parents. Matt Drayton ...more

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  • It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
    6
    Spencer Tracy, Edie Adams, Milton Berle
    30 votes
    • Released: 1963
    • Directed by: Stanley Kramer
    The story begins during a massive traffic jam, caused by reckless driver Smiler Grogan (Jimmy Durante), who, before kicking the bucket, cryptically tells the assembled drivers that he's buried a ...more

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