Best Frank Faylen movies

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Best Frank Faylen movies
Today we present the best Frank Faylen movies. If you are a great movie fan, you will surely know most of them, but we hope to discover a movie that you have not yet seen ... and that you love! Let's go there with the best movies from Frank Faylen:

TOP 24:
Blood on the Moon
Blood on the Moon
Frank Faylen as: Jake Pindalest
Genre: Action, Drama, Western, Romance
Release: 1948
Mitchum plays drifter cowboy Jim Garry. After receiving a job-offer letter from smooth-talking Tate Riling (Preston), Garry rides into an Indian reservation and finds himself in the middle of a feud between cattle ranchers and homesteaders. What Garry doesn't realize is that Riling, the man he now works for, is crooked.

TOP 23:
The Reluctant Dragon
The Reluctant Dragon
Frank Faylen as: Frank, Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
Genre: Fantasy, Animation, Family, Comedy
Release: 1941
Humorist Robert Benchley attempts to find Walt Disney to ask him to adapt a short story about a gentle dragon who would rather recite poetry than be ferocious. Along the way, he is given a tour of Walt Disney Studios, and learns about the animation process.


TOP 22:
The Lusty Men
The Lusty Men
Frank Faylen as: Al Dawson
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Release: 1952
Retired rodeo champion Jeff McCloud agrees to mentor novice rodeo contestant Wes Merritt against the wishes of Merritt's wife who fears the dangers of this rough sport.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Glenn Strange movies?

TOP 21:
Across the Pacific
Across the Pacific
Frank Faylen as: Sidewalk Toy Vendor (uncredited)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Release: 1942
Rick Leland makes no secret of the fact he has no loyalty to his home country after he is court-marshaled out of the army and boards a Japanese ship for the Orient in late 1941. But has Leland really been booted out, or is there some other motive for his getting close to fellow passenger Doctor Lorenz? Any motive for getting close to attractive traveller Alberta Marlow would however seem pretty obvious.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Keye Luke movies?

TOP 20:
The Blue Dahlia
The Blue Dahlia
Frank Faylen as: Man Recommending Motel
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1946
Soon after a veteran's return from war his cheating wife is found dead. He evades police in an attempt to find the real murderer.


TOP 19:
They Drive by Night
They Drive by Night
Frank Faylen as: Driver in Cafe (uncredited)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1940
Joe and Paul Fabrini are Wildcat, or independent, truck drivers who have their own small one-truck business. The Fabrini boys constantly battle distributors, rivals and loan collectors, while trying to make a success of their transport company.

TOP 18:
Road to Rio
Road to Rio
Frank Faylen as: Trigger
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1947
Scat Sweeney, and Hot Lips Barton, two out of work musicians, stow away on board a Rio bound ship, after accidentally setting fire to the big top of a circus. They then get mixed up with a potential suicide Lucia, who first thanks them, then unexpectedly turns them over to the ship's captain. When they find out that she has been hypnotized, to go through a marriage of convenience, when the ship reaches Rio, the boys turn up at the ceremony, in order to stop the wedding, and to help catch the crooks.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bob Hope movies?

TOP 17:
The Sniper
The Sniper
Frank Faylen as: Anderson
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1952
Eddie Miller struggles with his hatred of women, he's especially bothered by seeing women with their lovers. He starts a killing spree as a sniper by shooting women from far distances. In an attempt to get caught, he writes an anonymous letter to the police begging them to stop him.


TOP 16:
99 River Street
99 River Street
Frank Faylen as: Stan Hogan
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Release: 1953
A former boxer --now taxi driver-- gets mixed up with jewel thieves.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Gene Reynolds movies?

TOP 15:

Marked Woman

Marked Woman
Frank Faylen as: 2nd Cabbie
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1937
Set in the underworld of Manhattan, Marked Woman tells the story of a woman who dares to stand up to one of the city's most powerful gangsters. The women of the story are "hostesses". What is implied, but not stated clearly is that they are prostitutes, who work in a gambling den in the city.

TOP 14:

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
Frank Faylen as: Sheriff Cotton Wilson
Genre: Western
Release: 1957
Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kirk Douglas movies?


TOP 13:

Riot in Cell Block 11

Riot in Cell Block 11
Frank Faylen as: Commissioner Haskell
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1954
A prisoner leads his counterparts in a protest for better living conditions which turns violent and ugly.

TOP 12:

Detective Story

Detective Story
Frank Faylen as: Det. Gallagher
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1951
Tells the story of one day in the lives of the various people who populate a police detective squad. An embittered cop, Det. Jim McLeod, leads a precinct of characters in their grim daily battle with the city's lowlife. The characters who pass through the precinct over the course of the day include a young petty embezzler, a pair of burglars, and a naive shoplifter.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Carrie-Anne Moss movies?

TOP 11:

Sergeant York

Sergeant York
Frank Faylen as: But! Boy (uncredited)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Release: 1941
Alvin York a hillbilly sharpshooter transforms himself from ruffian to religious pacifist. He is then called to serve his country and despite deep religious and moral objections to fighting becomes one of the most celebrated American heroes of WWI.

TOP 10:

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle
Frank Faylen as: Adjutant (uncredited)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Release: 1939
In 1911, minor stage comic, Vernon Castle meets the stage-struck Irene Foote. A few misadventures later, they marry and then abandon comedy to attempt a dancing career together. While they're performing in Paris, an agent sees them rehearse and starts them on their brilliant career as the world's foremost ballroom dancers. However, at the height of their fame, World War I begins.


TOP 9:

The Palm Beach Story

The Palm Beach Story
Frank Faylen as: Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1942
Gerry and Tom Jeffers are finding married life hard. Tom is an inventor/ architect and there is little money for them to live on. They are about to be thrown out of their apartment when Gerry meets rich businessman being shown around as a prospective tenant. He gives Gerry $700 to start life afresh but Tom refuses to believe her story and they quarrel. Gerry decides the marriage is over and heads to Palm Beach for a quick divorce but Tom has plans to stop her.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Mary Astor movies?

TOP 8:

Yankee Doodle Dandy

Yankee Doodle Dandy
Frank Faylen as: Sergeant on Parade (uncredited)
Genre: Drama, Music
Release: 1942
A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.

TOP 7:

Kid Galahad

Kid Galahad
Frank Faylen as: Barney
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Release: 1937
Fight promoter Nick Donati grooms a bellhop as a future champ, but has second thoughts when the 'kid' falls for his sister.

TOP 6:

Funny Girl

Funny Girl
Frank Faylen as: Keeney
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1968
The story of the life of comedienne Fanny Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums of the Lower East Side, to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies, including her marriage to and eventual divorce from her first husband, Nick Arnstein.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Omar Sharif movies?

TOP 5:

The Pride of the Yankees

The Pride of the Yankees
Frank Faylen as: Yankee Third Base Coach (uncredited)
Genre: Drama, Family
Release: 1942
The story of the life and career of the baseball hall of famer, Lou Gehrig.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dan Duryea movies?


TOP 4:

The Lost Weekend

The Lost Weekend
Frank Faylen as: 'Bim' Nolan
Genre: Drama
Release: 1945
Don Birnam, a long-time alcoholic, has been sober for ten days and appears to be over the worst... but his craving has just become more insidious. Evading a country weekend planned by his brother and girlfriend, he begins a four-day bender that just might be his last - one way or another.

TOP 3:

The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath
Frank Faylen as: Tim
Genre: Drama
Release: 1940
Tom Joad returns to his home after a jail sentence to find his family kicked out of their farm due to foreclosure. He catches up with them on his Uncle’s farm, and joins them the next day as they head for California and a new life... Hopefully.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Henry Fonda movies?

TOP 2:

Gone with the Wind

Gone with the Wind
Frank Faylen as: Soldier Aiding Dr. Meade (uncredited)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Release: 1939
The spoiled daughter of a well-to-do plantation owner is forced to use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of poverty, following Maj. Gen. William Sherman's destructive "March to the Sea,” during the American Civil War.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Clark Gable movies?

TOP 1:

It's a Wonderful Life

It's a Wonderful Life
Frank Faylen as: Ernie
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Family
Release: 1946
A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. But on Christmas Eve the business's $8,000 is lost and George's troubles begin.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Thomas Mitchell movies?


If you like the best Frank Faylen movies, then you will also like the best Kirk Douglas movies, where many of their films coincide.