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Movies Written By William Faulkner

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

The list you're viewing contains movies like To Have and Have Not and The Big Sleep.

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

This list includes almost all of William Faulkner's screenplay credits. You can click on the names of the movies William Faulkner wrote in order to find out more about each individual William Faulkner film. Trailers for each movie can also be seen if you click on the video previews for these William Faulkner films. {#nodes}
  • Background to Danger

    Peter Lorre, George Raft


    Directed byRaoul Walsh

    Background to Danger is a 1943 World War II spy film starring George Raft and featuring Brenda Marshall, Sydney Greenstreet, and Peter Lorre. Based on the novel of the same title by Eric Ambler and...  more
  • Drums Along the Mohawk

    Henry Fonda, Claudette Colbert


    Directed byJohn Ford

    Drums Along the Mohawk is a 1939 historical Technicolor film based upon a 1936 novel of the same name by American author, Walter D. Edmonds. The film was produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and directed by...  more

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  • Flesh

    Wallace Beery, Ricardo Cortez


    Directed byJohn Ford

    Flesh is a 1932 black-and-white drama film directed by John Ford and starring Wallace Beery as a German wrestler. Some of the script was written by Moss Hart and an uncredited William Faulkner....  more
  • Gunga Din

    Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine


    Directed byGeorge Stevens

    Gunga Din is a 1939 RKO adventure film directed by George Stevens and starring Cary Grant, Victor McLaglen and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., loosely based on the poem of the same name by Rudyard Kipling...  more
  • Land of the Pharaohs

    Joan Collins, Jack Hawkins


    Directed byHoward Hawks

    Land of the Pharaohs is a 1955 American epic film in Cinemascope, directed and produced by Howard Hawks and starring the two British actors Jack Hawkins and Joan Collins as Pharaoh Khufu and his...  more
  • Mildred Pierce

    Joan Crawford, Eve Arden


    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    Mildred Pierce is a 1945 American drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Joan Crawford, Jack Carson and Zachary Scott and featuring Eve Arden, Ann Blyth and Bruce Bennett, in a film noir...  more

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  • Submarine Patrol

    George Bancroft, Preston Foster


    Directed byJohn Ford

    Submarine Patrol is a 1938 film starring Richard Greene and Nancy Kelly. The supporting cast includes Preston Foster and George Bancroft. The movie was partly written by William Faulkner and directed...  more
  • The Big Sleep

    Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart


    Directed byHoward Hawks

    The Big Sleep is a 1946 film noir directed by Howard Hawks, the first film version of Raymond Chandler's 1939 novel of the same name. The movie stars Humphrey Bogart as detective Philip Marlowe and...  more

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  • The Long, Hot Summer

    Paul Newman, Angela Lansbury


    Directed byMartin Ritt

    The Long, Hot Summer is a 1958 film directed by Martin Ritt. The screenplay was written by Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank, Jr., based in part on three works by William Faulkner: the 1931 novella...  more
  • To Have and Have Not

    Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart


    Directed byHoward Hawks

    To Have and Have Not is a 1944 American romance-adventure film directed by Howard Hawks, and starring Humphrey Bogart, Walter Brennan and Lauren Bacall in her film debut. Although it is nominally...  more

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