The Best 30 films of Natalie Woodby jacobyjhn-18-315763 | created - 29 Jan 2015 | updated - 10 Feb 2015 | Public
Lovely and talented Natalie Wood was luminous in her many on screen performances and transitioned from child star to teenage star to adult star seemlessly and with consummate taste and beauty. She was taken from us far too soon under tragic circumstances. Here are 30 of the best films of the wonderful Natalie Wood.
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1. Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Not Rated | 124 min | Drama, Romance
A fragile Kansas girl's love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Votes: 16,626 | Gross: $8.72M
2. West Side Story (1961)
Not Rated | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
Votes: 91,349 | Gross: $43.66M
3. The Great Race (1965)
Passed | 160 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In the early 20th century, two rivals, the heroic Leslie and the despicable Professor Fate, engage in an epic automobile race from New York to Paris.
Votes: 15,290 | Gross: $25.33M
5. Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)
Unrated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Angie Rossini is an innocent Italian Catholic Macy's salesgirl, who discovers she's pregnant from a fling with Rocky, a musician. Angie finds Rocky (who doesn't remember her at first) to ... See full summary »
6. Gypsy (1962)
Approved | 143 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose.
Votes: 5,182 | Gross: $13.01M
8. This Property Is Condemned (1966)
Unrated | 110 min | Drama, Romance
The dramatic love story of small-town Mississippi girl Alva Starr and railroad official Owen Legate, set during the Great Depression.
11. Marjorie Morningstar (1958)
Approved | 128 min | Drama, Romance
While working as a counselor at a summer camp, college-student Marjorie Morgenstern falls for 32-year-old Noel Airman, a would-be dramatist working at a nearby summer theater. Like Marjorie... See full summary »
12. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.
Votes: 38,511 | Gross: $2.65M
14. Kings Go Forth (1958)
Approved | 109 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Toward the end of World War II, two American soldiers fighting in Southern France become romantically involved with a young, American woman. Her background will reveal more about them than her.
16. Never a Dull Moment (1950)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
Kay Kingsley, a sophisticated and successful songwriter in New York City. falls in love with a widowed rancher, Chris Heyward, she meets at the Madison Square Garden Rodeo and they get ... See full summary »
17. The Burning Hills (1956)
Approved | 94 min | Romance, Western
When Trace Jordan's brother is murdered by members of the land-grabbing Sutton family he vows to report this injustice to the nearest Army fort.
18. Brainstorm (1983)
PG | 106 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
Researchers develop a system where they can jump into people's minds. But when people involved bring their personal problems into the equation, it becomes dangerous - perhaps deadly.
Votes: 10,416 | Gross: $8.90M
21. Sex and the Single Girl (1964)
Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
A womanizing reporter for a sleazy tabloid magazine impersonates his hen-pecked neighbor in order to get an expose on renowned psychologist Helen Gurley Brown.
22. The Jackpot (1950)
Passed | 85 min | Comedy
Bill Lawrence wins a slew of prizes on a radio quiz program. His happiness is short-lived when he discovers he'll have to sell the prizes in order to pay the taxes on them.
23. Father Was a Fullback (1949)
Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Sport
Football coach George Cooper has as many problems managing his football team as he has at home dealing with his daughters, Ellen and Connie.
24. Our Very Own (1950)
Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance
Gail discovers the shocking news that she is adopted during a heated argument with her sister, Joan. With the reluctant support of her adoptive parents and baby sister, Penny, Gail goes in ... See full summary »
25. Tomorrow Is Forever (1946)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance, War
An American World War I soldier, whose disfigured face is reconstructed by Austrian plastic surgeons, returns home after twenty years, but no one recognizes him, his widow is married to another man, and his son is a grown young man.
Votes: 2,177 | Gross: $3.25M
26. All the Fine Young Cannibals (1960)
112 min | Drama, Music, Romance
The minister of the town has died and his son Chad has no tears for him. Sarah, who now calls herself Salome, is pregnant with Chad's baby, but Chad has no future, no job and no money. ... See full summary »
27. The Blue Veil (1951)
113 min | Drama
Louise Mason is a young widow who fills her empty life with the task of becoming a children's nurse. As the years pass, and the widow tries to find her own place in life, her young charges,... See full summary »
29. Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! (1948)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In 1948 rural America, two stepbrothers compete for the same gal and the younger brother buys two untamed mules for work projects while the older brother tries to sabotage him.