Film Movies Directed By William Wyler

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List of all movies directed by William Wyler, listed alphabetically. These popular films directed by William Wyler include trailers of the movies when available. This collection includes some of the best movies directed by William Wyler, so use the list to find some movies you haven't already seen. From William Wyler's studio films to William Wyler's independent films, this William Wyler filmography includes movies from all genres.

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A House Divided Walter Huston, Helen Chandler, Douglass Montgomery A House Divided is a 1931 film written by John B. Clymer, Olive Edens, John Huston and Dale Van Every directed by William Wyler.

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Anybody Here Seen Kelly? Bessie Love, Kate Price, Alfred Allen Anybody Here Seen Kelly? was an American silent film released in 1928. This was the first non-Western film directed by William Wyler and is now considered to be a lost film. The title originates ...more

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Ben-Hur Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Hugh Griffith Ben-Hur is a 1959 American epic historical drama film, directed by William Wyler, produced by Sam Zimbalist for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and starring Charlton Heston, Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins, Hugh ...more

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Blazing Days Blazing Days is a 1927 silent film western directed by William Wyler and produced and released by Universal Pictures. A print is preserved at the Library of Congress and UCLA Film/TV.

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Carrie Laurence Olivier, Jennifer Jones, Eddie Albert Carrie is a 1952 feature film based on the novel Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser. Directed by William Wyler, the film stars Jennifer Jones in the title role and Laurence Olivier as Hurstwood. ...more

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Come and Get It Walter Brennan, Joel McCrea, Edward Arnold Come and Get It is a 1936 American drama film directed by Howard Hawks and William Wyler. The screenplay by Jane Murfin and Jules Furthman is based on the 1935 novel of the same title by Edna

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Counsellor at Law John Barrymore, Thelma Todd, Melvyn Douglas Counsellor at Law is a 1933 American drama film directed by William Wyler. The screenplay by Elmer Rice is based on his 1931 Broadway play of the same title.

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Crook Buster is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Movies Directed By William Wyler
Crook Buster Crook Buster is a 1935 short western film written by Leigh Jason and directed by William Wyler.

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Dead End Humphrey Bogart, Sylvia Sidney, Claire Trevor Dead End is a 1937 crime drama film. It is an adaptation of the Sidney Kingsley 1935 Broadway play of the same name. It stars Humphrey Bogart, Joel McCrea, and Sylvia Sidney. It is notable as ...more

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Detective Story Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, Lee Grant Detective Story is a 1951 film noir which tells the story of one day in the lives of the various people who populate a police detective squad. It features Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, William ...more

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Dodsworth David Niven, Mary Astor, Walter Huston Dodsworth is a 1936 American drama film directed by William Wyler and starring Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton and Mary Astor. Sidney Howard based the screenplay on his 1934 stage adaptation of ...more

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Friendly Persuasion Gary Cooper, Anthony Perkins, Dorothy McGuire Friendly Persuasion is a 1956 Civil War film starring Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins, Richard Eyer, Robert Middleton and Phyllis Love. The screenplay was adapted by Michael Wilson ...more

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Funny Girl is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Movies Directed By William Wyler
Funny Girl Funny Girl is a musical with a book by Isobel Lennart, music by Jule Styne, and lyrics by Bob Merrill. The semi-biographical plot is based on the life and career of Broadway, film star and ...more

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Funny Girl Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Anne Francis Funny Girl is a 1968 romantic musical film directed by William Wyler. The screenplay by Isobel Lennart was adapted from her book for the stage musical of the same title. It is loosely based on ...more

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Glamour Paul Lukas, Constance Cummings, Phillip Reed Glamour is a 1934 film directed by William Wyler.

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Hard Fists Art Acord Hard Fists is a 1927 western film written by George H. Plympton, Charles Logue and William Berke directed William Wyler.

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Hell's Heroes John Huston, Charles Bickford, Raymond Hatton Hells Heroes (stumme Version) is a 1929 drama film written by Tom Reed and C. Gardner Sullivan directed by William Wyler.

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Her First Mate Her First Mate is a 1933 comedy film written by Clarence Marks, Earle Snell and H.M. Walker directed by William Wyler.

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How to Steal a Million Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach How to Steal a Million is a 1966 heist comedy film, directed by William Wyler and starring Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach and Hugh Griffith. The picture is set and was filmed in ...more

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Jezebel Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, Margaret Lindsay Jezebel is a 1938 American romantic drama film released and directed by William Wyler. It stars Bette Davis and Henry Fonda, supported by George Brent, Margaret Lindsay, Donald Crisp, Richard ...more

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Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress Eugene Kern The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress is a 1944 documentary film which ostensibly provides an account of the final mission of the crew of the Memphis Belle, a Boeing B-17 Flying ...more

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Mrs. Miniver Greer Garson, Teresa Wright, Walter Pidgeon Mrs. Miniver is a 1942 American romantic war drama film directed by William Wyler, and starring Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon. Based on the 1940 novel Mrs. Miniver by Jan Struther, the film ...more

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Roman Holiday Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck, Eddie Albert Roman Holiday is a 1953 American romantic comedy directed and produced by William Wyler. It stars Gregory Peck as a reporter and Audrey Hepburn as a royal princess out to see Rome on her own. ...more

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Stolen Ranch Stolen Ranch is a 1926 drama film written by Robert F. Hill and George H. Plympton directed by William Wyler.

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Straight Shootin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Movies Directed By William Wyler
Straight Shootin Al Ferguson, Wilbur Mack, Buck Connors Straight Shootin is a 1927 western film written by William Berke and Gardner Bradford directed by William Wyler.

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The Best Years of Our Lives Myrna Loy, Teresa Wright, Fredric March The Best Years of Our Lives is a 1946 American drama film directed by William Wyler and starring Myrna Loy, Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Teresa Wright, Virginia Mayo, and Harold Russell. The ...more

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The Big Country Charlton Heston, Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons The Big Country is a 1958 American epic Western film directed by William Wyler and starring Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston and Burl Ives. The supporting cast features ...more

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The Children's Hour Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner The Children's Hour is a 1961 American drama film directed by William Wyler. The screenplay by John Michael Hayes is based on the 1934 play of the same title by Lillian Hellman. The film stars ...more

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The Collector The Collector is a 1963 debut novel by English author John Fowles. It was adapted as a feature film of the same name in 1965.

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The Collector Terence Stamp, Kenneth More, Samantha Eggar The Collector is a 1965 American psychological thriller film based on the 1963 novel The Collector by John Fowles and filmed at various locations in England. The film was adapted by Stanley Mann ...more

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The Desperate Hours Humphrey Bogart, Gig Young, Fredric March The Desperate Hours is a 1955 film from Paramount Pictures starring Humphrey Bogart and Fredric March. The movie was produced and directed by William Wyler and based on a novel and play of the ...more

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The Fire Barrier The Fire Barrier is a 1926 short film written by William Berke and C.D. Lenington directed by William Wyler.

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The Gay Deception Frances Dee, Francis Lederer The Gay Deception is a 1935 romantic comedy film starring Francis Lederer and Frances Dee. Writers Stephen Morehouse Avery and Don Hartman were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Story.

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The Good Fairy Cesar Romero, Frank Morgan, Herbert Marshall The Good Fairy is a 1935 romantic comedy film written by Preston Sturges, based on the 1930 play A jó tündér by Ferenc Molnár as translated and adapted by Jane Hinton, ...more

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The Heiress Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson The Heiress is a 1949 American drama film directed by William Wyler and starring Olivia de Havilland as Catherine Sloper, Montgomery Clift as Morris Townsend, and Ralph Richardson as Dr. Sloper. ...more

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The Letter Bette Davis, Gale Sondergaard, Herbert Marshall The Letter is a 1940 American film noir directed by William Wyler, and starring Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall and James Stephenson. The screenplay by Howard E. Koch is based on the 1927 play of ...more

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The Liberation of L.B. Jones Lee Majors, Lee J. Cobb, Lola Falana The Liberation of L.B. Jones is a 1970 American drama film directed by William Wyler, his final project in a career that spanned 45 years. The screenplay by Jesse Hill Ford and Stirling ...more

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The Little Foxes The Little Foxes is a 1939 play by Lillian Hellman. Its title comes from Chapter 2, Verse 15 of the Song of Solomon in the King James version of the Bible, which reads, "Take us the foxes, ...more

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The Little Foxes Bette Davis, Teresa Wright, Dan Duryea The Little Foxes is an American drama film directed by William Wyler. The screenplay by Lillian Hellman is based on her 1939 play of the same name. Hellman's ex-husband Arthur Kober, Dorothy ...more

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The Love Trap Laura La Plante The Love Trap is a 1929 film written by Edward J. Montagne and directed by William Wyler.

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The Shakedown Barbara Kent, James Murray, Wheeler Oakman The Shakedown is a 1929 action/comedy/sports drama film, directed by William Wyler. The film starred James Murray, Barbara Kent and Jack Hanlon. Considered a part-talkie, this film was released ...more

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The Storm Lupe Vélez, Paul Cavanagh, Ernie Adams The Storm is a 1930 adventure, western, drama film written by John Huston, Charles Logue, Langdon McCormick, Tom Reed and Wells Root and directed by William Wyler.

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The Two Fister The Two Fister is a 1927 short film written by George H. Plympton and directed by William Wyler.

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The Westerner Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Dana Andrews The Westerner is a 1940 American film directed by William Wyler and starring Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, and Doris Davenport. Written by Niven Busch, Stuart N. Lake, and Jo Swerling, the film ...more

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These Three Walter Brennan, Merle Oberon, Joel McCrea These Three is a 1936 American drama film directed by William Wyler. The screenplay by Lillian Hellman is based on her 1934 play The Children's Hour. A 1961 remake of the film directed by Wyler ...more

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Thunder Riders Thunder Riders is a 1928 action-adventure film written by Basil Dickey, Carl Krusada and Gardner Bradford directed by William Wyler.

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Thunderbolt Fay Wray, Richard Arlen, Tully Marshall Thunderbolt is a 1929 proto-noir film which tells the story of a criminal, facing execution, who wants to kill the man in the next cell for being in love with his girlfriend. It stars George ...more

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Thunderbolt! James Stewart, Lloyd Bridges, Robert Lowery Thunderbolt! is a 1947 film documenting the American aerial operations of Operation Strangle in early 1944, when American flyers based on Corsica successfully impeded Axis supply lines to the ...more

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Tom Brown Of Culver Tyrone Power, Alan Ladd, Andy Devine Tom Brown of Culver is a 1932 drama film written by Tom Buckingham, George Green, Clarence Marks and Dale Van Every directed by William Wyler.

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Vintage Movie Classics: It's War Eva Marie Saint, George C. Scott, Walter Huston