The Best Oskar Werner Movies

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List of the best Oskar Werner movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Oskar Werner's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Oskar Werner movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Oskar Werner movies will be at the top of the list. Oskar Werner has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Oskar Werner movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Oskar Werner films to end the squabble once and for all.

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List features films like Jules and Jim and Interlude.

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  • Interlude
    Video: YouTube
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    18 VOTES
    Stefan Zelter (Oskar Werner) is a middle-aged symphony conductor based in England who grants an interview to Sally (Barbara Ferris), a beautiful young reporter. While they talk, he makes a candid remark that gets him into trouble in both his personal and his professional life. To get away from the situation, Stefan, who is married to Antonia (Virginia Maskell), opts go on vacation. While on holiday, he runs into Sally, and the two begin a romance, with the affair tainted by Stefan's infidelity.
    • Released: 1968
    • Directed by: Kevin Billington
    18 votes
  • Ship of Fools
    Video: YouTube
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    13 VOTES
    When an eclectic group of passengers boards a cruise ship bound for prewar Germany, they form a microcosm of 1930s society. One passenger, a mysterious countess (Simone Signoret), is headed for a German prison camp. The charming Dr. Schumann (Oskar Werner) harbors a debilitating heart condition. Then there's American divorcée Mary Treadwell (Vivien Leigh), who vainly attempts to outrun time itself. During their weeks at sea, the group forges bonds and rivalries, and unearths secrets.
    • Released: 1965
    • Directed by: Stanley Kramer
    13 votes

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  • Jules and Jim
    Video: YouTube
    Jules and Jim is a 1962 French film directed by François Truffaut. Set around the time of World War I, it describes a tragic love triangle involving French Bohemian Jim, his shy Austrian friend Jules and Jules' girlfriend and later wife Catherine. The film is based on Henri-Pierre Roché's 1953 semi-autobiographical novel describing his relationship with young writer Franz Hessel and Helen Grund, whom Hessel married. Truffaut came across the book in the mid-1950s whilst browsing through some secondhand books at a bookseller along the Seine in Paris. Later he befriended the elderly Roché, who had published his first novel at the age of 74. The author approved of the young director's interest ...more
    • Released: 1962
    • Directed by: François Truffaut
    9 votes
  • The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
    Video: YouTube
    At the height of the Cold War, British spy Alec Leamas (Richard Burton) is nearly ready to retire, but first he has to take on one last dangerous assignment. Going deep undercover, he poses as a drunken, disgraced former MI5 agent in East Germany in order to gain information about colleagues who have been captured. When he himself is thrown in jail and interrogated, Leamas finds himself caught in a sinister labyrinth of plots and counter-plots unlike anything in his long career.
    • Released: 1966
    • Directed by: Martin Ritt
    9 votes

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  • Fahrenheit 451
    Video: YouTube
    Adaptation of the Ray Bradbury novel about a future society that has banned all reading material and the job of the firemen is to keep the fires at 451 degrees: the temperature that paper burns. A fireman begins to re-think his job when he meets a book-loving girl.
    • Released: 1966
    • Directed by: François Truffaut
    11 votes

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  • Decision Before Dawn
    Video: YouTube
    During World War II, an American intelligence unit led by Col. Devlin (Gary Merrill) is recruiting German prisoners of war to infiltrate enemy lines and gather vital information. Lt. Rennick (Richard Basehart) heads a unit of Germans that includes the mistrustful "Tiger" (Hans Christian Blech) and the wide-eyed "Happy" (Oskar Werner). When word arrives that a German general is about to negotiate the surrender of his corps, Devlin sends Rennick and his volunteers on a dangerous mission.
    • Released: 1951
    • Directed by: Anatole Litvak
    3 votes

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