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Movies Written By Tennessee Williams

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This is a list of films written by Tennessee Williams, screenwriter. This list of movies written by Tennessee Williams is alphabetical and can be sorted for other bits of information such as who directed the film and what genre it falls under. These Tennessee Williams screenplays are not unfinished works; they have all been produced and released somewhere in the world. Any unreleased Tennessee Williams films are not included on this list. Tennessee Williams has written some very iconic movies over the years, so if you're trying to find popular Tennessee Williams films that you haven't seen already then this list is the perfect guide for doing so.

List contains movies like A Streetcar Named Desire and The Night of the Iguana.

You can use this list to answer the questions, "What movies did Tennessee Williams write?" and "How many movies did Tennessee Williams write?"

This list includes almost all of Tennessee Williams's screenplay credits. You can click on the names of the movies Tennessee Williams wrote in order to find out more about each individual Tennessee Williams film. Trailers for each movie can also be seen if you click on the video previews for these Tennessee Williams films. (12 items)
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Marlon Brando, Vivien Leigh, Karl Malden
A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1951 American drama film adaptation of Tennessee Williams's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1947 play of the same name. It is the story of a southern lady, Blanche Dubois, ...more

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Eli Wallach, Rip Torn, Karl Malden
Baby Doll is a 1956 American black comedy and drama film directed by Elia Kazan, and starring Carroll Baker, Karl Malden and Eli Wallach. The film also features Mildred Dunnock and Rip Torn. It ...more
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Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Noël Coward
Boom! is a 1968 British drama film starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and Noël Coward, directed by Joseph Losey, and adapted from the play The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore by ...more
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Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn, Montgomery Clift
Suddenly, Last Summer is a 1959 American Southern Gothic mystery film based on the play of the same title by Tennessee Williams. The film was directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and produced by Sam ...more
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Summer and Smoke is a two-part, thirteen-scene 1948 play by Tennessee Williams, originally titled Chart of Anatomy when Williams began work on it in 1945. The phrase "summer and smoke" ...more
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Martin Sheen, Albert Dekker, Lotte Lenya
Ten Blocks on the Camino Real is a 1966 drama film written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Jack Landau.
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Marlon Brando, Joanne Woodward, Anna Magnani
For the 1937 Tennessee Williams play, see Fugitive Kind.The Fugitive Kind is a 1960 American drama film starring Marlon Brando and Anna Magnani, and directed by Sidney Lumet. The screenplay by ...more
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Bryce Dallas Howard, Ann-Margret, Chris Evans
The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond is a 2008 independent film by director Jodie Markell. The film is based on Tennessee Williams' long-forgotten 1957 screenplay. The film stars Bryce Dallas Howard ...more
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Ava Gardner, Richard Burton, Deborah Kerr
The Night of the Iguana is a 1964 film based on the 1961 play of the same name written by Tennessee Williams. Directed by John Huston, it featured Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, and Deborah Kerr. ...more
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The Rose Tattoo
The Rose Tattoo is a Tennessee Williams play. It opened on Broadway in February 1951, and the film adaptation was released in 1955. It tells the story of an Italian-American widow in Mississippi ...more

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Burt Lancaster, Anna Magnani
The Rose Tattoo is a 1955 film adaptation of the Tennessee Williams play of the same name. It was adapted by Williams and Hal Kanter and directed by Daniel Mann, with stars Anna Magnani, Burt ...more
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The Yellow Bird
Faye Dunaway, James Coburn, Tennessee Williams
The Yellow Bird is a 2001 film written by Faye Dunaway and Tennessee Williams, and directed by Faye Dunaway. The cast includes Dunaway, James Coburn, Brenda Blethyn, Michael Pitt and Cynthia ...more