Ida Lupino Ranked

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A ranking of Ida Lupino's film performances.

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1. High Sierra (1941)

Passed | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

After being released from prison, notorious thief Roy Earle is hired by his old boss to help a group of inexperienced criminals plan and carry out the robbery of a California resort.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Ida Lupino, Humphrey Bogart, Alan Curtis, Arthur Kennedy

Votes: 14,100

2. They Drive by Night (1940)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

When one of two truck-driving brothers loses an arm, they both join a transport company where later, the other is falsely charged as an accessory in the murder of the owner.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: George Raft, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan, Ida Lupino

Votes: 6,663

3. Road House (1948)

Passed | 95 min | Action, Drama, Film-Noir

A night club owner becomes infatuated with a torch singer and frames his best friend/manager for embezzlement when the chanteuse falls in love with him.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Ida Lupino, Cornel Wilde, Celeste Holm, Richard Widmark

Votes: 2,177

4. The Hard Way (1943)

Approved | 109 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

Embittered, ambitious Helen Chernen sees an opportunity to escape her drab small-town life by becoming a 'stage mother' to her musically-talented younger sister.

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Ida Lupino, Joan Leslie, Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson

Votes: 1,014

5. The Bigamist (1953)

Approved | 80 min | Drama, Film-Noir

A man secretly married to two women feels the pressure of his deceit.

Director: Ida Lupino | Stars: Joan Fontaine, Ida Lupino, Edmund Gwenn, Edmond O'Brien

Votes: 2,590

6. The Light That Failed (1939)

Passed | 99 min | Adventure, Drama, War

Dick Heldar, a London artist, is gradually losing his sight. He struggles to complete his masterpiece, the portrait of Bessie Broke, a cockney girl, before his eyesight fails him.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Ronald Colman, Walter Huston, Muriel Angelus, Ida Lupino

Votes: 380

7. The Sea Wolf (1941)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Drama

After being fished out of the sea by a sealer, three fugitives find themselves prisoners of the ship's brutal skipper who refuses to put them ashore and they hatch an escape plan during a crew mutiny.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Ida Lupino, John Garfield, Alexander Knox

Votes: 2,916

8. On Dangerous Ground (1951)

Approved | 82 min | Drama, Film-Noir

Rough city cop Jim Wilson is disciplined by his captain and is sent upstate, to a snowy mountain town, to help the local sheriff solve a murder case.

Directors: Nicholas Ray, Ida Lupino | Stars: Ida Lupino, Robert Ryan, Ward Bond, Charles Kemper

Votes: 5,838

9. Escape Me Never (1947)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance

It is Venice, 1900, and Fenella is engaged to composer Caryl Dubrok until she hears that an unmarried woman named Gemma and child is staying with a composer named Dubrok. So the engagement ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: Errol Flynn, Ida Lupino, Eleanor Parker, Gig Young

Votes: 426

10. Woman in Hiding (1950)

Passed | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

After her father is killed in an accident, mill heiress Deborah Chandler marries the plant manager, Selden Clark, but his motives are suspicious.

Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Ida Lupino, Stephen McNally, Howard Duff, Peggy Dow

Votes: 594

11. Moontide (1942)

Approved | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

After a drunken binge on the San Pablo waterfront, longshoreman Bobo fears he may have killed a man. In his uncertainty, he takes a job on an isolated bait barge. That night, he rescues ... See full summary »

Directors: Archie Mayo, Fritz Lang | Stars: Jean Gabin, Ida Lupino, Thomas Mitchell, Claude Rains

Votes: 1,309

12. Forever and a Day (1943)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, History

During World War II, an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. However, he meets Leslie Trimble who lives in the house and who is ... See full summary »

Directors: Edmund Goulding, Cedric Hardwicke, Frank Lloyd, Victor Saville, Robert Stevenson, Herbert Wilcox, René Clair | Stars: George Kirby, Doreen Munroe, May Beatty, Connie Leon

Votes: 513

13. Hard, Fast and Beautiful! (1951)

Passed | 78 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

Tennis prodigy Florence Farley is torn between romance and her mother's ambitions.

Director: Ida Lupino | Stars: Claire Trevor, Sally Forrest, Carleton G. Young, Robert Clarke

Votes: 446

14. Ladies in Retirement (1941)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

The housekeeper to a retired actress tries at the same time to look after her own two emotionally disturbed sisters, with dramatic results.

Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Ida Lupino, Louis Hayward, Evelyn Keyes, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 919

15. The Man I Love (1946)

96 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Music

Visiting her two sisters and brother, singer Petey Brown lands a job at small-time-hood Nicky Toresca's nightclub. While evading the sleazy Toresca's heavy-handed passes at her, she falls ... See full summary »

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Ida Lupino, Robert Alda, Andrea King, Martha Vickers

Votes: 688

16. Beware, My Lovely (1952)

Approved | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A psychopath on the run takes a job as a handyman at the house of a lonely war widow.

Director: Harry Horner | Stars: Ida Lupino, Robert Ryan, Taylor Holmes, Barbara Whiting

Votes: 1,501

17. The Big Knife (1955)

Not Rated | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Hollywood actor Charles Castle is pressured by his studio boss into a criminal cover-up to protect his valuable career.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Jack Palance, Ida Lupino, Wendell Corey, Jean Hagen

Votes: 3,010

18. While the City Sleeps (1956)

Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A serial killer has been killing beautiful women in New York and the new owner of a media company offers a high ranking job to the first of his senior executives who can get the earliest scoops on the case.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Dana Andrews, Rhonda Fleming, George Sanders, Howard Duff

Votes: 5,074

19. Devotion (1946)

Approved | 107 min | Biography, Drama

Genius authors Emily and Charlotte Bronte fall in love with their curate as they seek to get their work published.

Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Ida Lupino, Paul Henreid, Sydney Greenstreet

Votes: 706

20. Life Begins at Eight-Thirty (1942)

85 min | Drama

Kathy lives in a cramped New York flat with her father Madden Thomas, a celebrated actor brought down by drink. Lame from an early age and feeling trapped with her father in her small world... See full summary »

Director: Irving Pichel | Stars: Monty Woolley, Ida Lupino, Cornel Wilde, Sara Allgood

Votes: 161 | Gross: $0.20M

21. The Ghost Camera (1933)

66 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

When a photograph is taken at the scene of a murder, the camera is tossed out of a castle window to destroy the evidence and lands in the back of a passing car belonging to chemist John ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: Henry Kendall, Victor Stanley, John Mills, George Merritt

Votes: 312

22. In Our Time (1944)

Approved | 110 min | Drama

It is early 1939 in Poland when Mrs. Bromley and Jennifer come to buy antiques for her business in London. Jennifer meets Count Stephen and they wine, dine and see the sights though out the... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Ida Lupino, Paul Henreid, Nancy Coleman, Mary Boland

Votes: 431

23. Outrage (1950)

Passed | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A young woman who has just become engaged has her life completely shattered when she is raped while on her way home from work.

Director: Ida Lupino | Stars: Mala Powers, Tod Andrews, Robert Clarke, Raymond Bond

Votes: 917

24. Jennifer (1953)

Not Rated | 73 min | Mystery

Agnes Langsley gets a job, through Jim Hollis, as caretaker of an old and vacated estate. The owner's cousin, Jennifer, was the last occupant and mysteriously disappeared. Agnes soon begins... See full summary »

Director: Joel Newton | Stars: Ida Lupino, Howard Duff, Robert Nichols, Mary Shipp

Votes: 284

25. Strange Intruder (1956)

Not Rated | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

When a soldier is killed in action during the Korean War, his best friend returns home to fill his dying wish that he kill his two children if they are being raised by another man.

Director: Irving Rapper | Stars: Edmund Purdom, Ida Lupino, Ann Harding, Jacques Bergerac

Votes: 92

26. Out of the Fog (1941)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama

In Brooklyn, fishing is the hobby of the workers Jonah Goodwin and Olaf Johnson and they use to fish every night in their old boat. Jonah's daughter is the twenty-one year-old telephone ... See full summary »

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Ida Lupino, John Garfield, Thomas Mitchell, Eddie Albert

Votes: 1,213

27. Private Hell 36 (1954)

Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

When 2 detectives steal $80,000 from a dead robber, one of them suffers from a guilty conscience which could lead to murder.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Ida Lupino, Steve Cochran, Howard Duff, Dean Jagger

Votes: 1,136

28. Lust for Gold (1949)

Passed | 90 min | Adventure, Crime, Western

Fortune seeker Barry Storm stumbles onto some clues that may lead him to the fabulous Lost Dutchman Mine, but others have tried and been murdered.

Directors: S. Sylvan Simon, George Marshall | Stars: Ida Lupino, Glenn Ford, Gig Young, William Prince

Votes: 943

29. Pillow to Post (1945)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy

With a war on and most men being drafted, Howard Oil Supply Company has no salesmen left. So daughter Jean hits the road and does not make one sale. She finally gets one tentative sale with... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Ida Lupino, Sydney Greenstreet, William Prince, Stuart Erwin

Votes: 381

30. The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt (1939)

Passed | 71 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

A group of "spies" is after the plans for an anti-aircraft gun, and the leader uses the opportunity to embroil the Lone Wolf in the plot. Trying to settle an old score, this shady character... See full summary »

Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: Warren William, Ida Lupino, Rita Hayworth, Virginia Weidler

Votes: 545

31. Deep Valley (1947)

Passed | 104 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A farm girl falls in-love with a chain-gang convict working at a nearby highway construction site and sets-out to help him when he escapes.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Ida Lupino, Dane Clark, Wayne Morris, Fay Bainter

Votes: 554

32. Peter Ibbetson (1935)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

A Victorian-era architect, commissioned by the Duke of Towers to design his stables, falls in love with the Duchess.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Gary Cooper, Ann Harding, John Halliday, Ida Lupino

Votes: 1,714

33. Search for Beauty (1934)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

Three con artists dupe two Olympians into serving as editors of a new health and beauty magazine which is only a front for salacious stories and pictures.

Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Ida Lupino, Robert Armstrong, James Gleason

Votes: 526

34. The Lady and the Mob (1939)

Passed | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Society-woman Hattie Leonard organizes her own band of 'gang-busters' when she discovers a garment she sent to the dry-cleaners had been taxed twenty-five-cents to pay for gang 'protection.... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Fay Bainter, Ida Lupino, Lee Bowman, Henry Armetta

Votes: 178

35. The Gay Desperado (1936)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Musical

Chivo, a singer who works in a movie theater providing live entertainment, is and apprehended by a music-loving Mexican bandit Braganza who wants to make Chivo part of his band. Braganza, who admires American gangsters, also kidnaps Jane and her rich boyfriend, Bill. to become more like the American movie gangsters he admires.

Director: Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Nino Martini, Ida Lupino, Leo Carrillo, Harold Huber

Votes: 248

36. Money for Speed (1933)

73 min | Drama, Sport

Motorcycle speedway champion Big Bill Summers (Cyril McLaglen) has amorous intentions towards attractive young Jane (Ida Lupino). After Bill's rival on the dirt tracks, Mitch (John Loder), ... See full synopsis »

Director: Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: John Loder, Ida Lupino, Cyril McLaglen, Moore Marriott

Votes: 14

37. Women's Prison (1955)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Life at a 1950s women's maximum security prison where the warden and the guards are as brutal as the inmates.

Director: Lewis Seiler | Stars: Ida Lupino, Jan Sterling, Cleo Moore, Audrey Totter

Votes: 668

38. Junior Bonner (1972)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Western

Ace Bonner returns to Arizona several years after he abandoned his family, Junior Bonner is a wild young man. Against the typical rodeo championship, family drama erupts.

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Steve McQueen, Robert Preston, Ida Lupino, Ben Johnson

Votes: 4,916

39. I Lived with You (1933)

100 min | Comedy, Romance

In London a young lady meets a homeless and apparently penniless Russian prince. She introduces him to her middle-class Fulham family and he moves in. It turns out he still has a number of ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Ursula Jeans, Ida Lupino, Minnie Rayner, Cicely Oates

Votes: 140

40. Paris in Spring (1935)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy

Afraid of marriage, Simone (Mary Ellis) breaks off her long term engagement with her fiancé Paul de Lille (Tullio Carminati). Paul heads to the top of The Eiffel Tower with thoughts of ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Mary Ellis, Tullio Carminati, Ida Lupino, Lynne Overman

Votes: 35

41. Yours for the Asking (1936)

68 min | Comedy, Romance

Casino operator Johnny Lamb hires down-on-her-luck socialite Lucille Sutton as his casino hostess, in order to help her and to improve casino income. But Lamb's pals fear he may follow ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: George Raft, Dolores Costello, Ida Lupino, Reginald Owen

Votes: 87

42. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

The master sleuth hunts his archenemy, Professor Moriarty, who is planning the crime of the century.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Ida Lupino, Alan Marshal

Votes: 5,889

43. Her First Affaire (1932)

71 min | Drama

A headstrong young girl falls completely for a writer of trashy novels, and insinuates herself into his household, all to the chagrin of her erstwhile fiancé.He conspires with the author's wife to show the girl how foolish she's been.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Ida Lupino, George Curzon, Diana Napier, Helen Haye

Votes: 62

44. Come On, Marines! (1934)

Approved | 70 min | Drama, War

"Lucky" Davis, a ladies-man and a devil-may-care U. S. Marine Sergeant, is leading a Marine-squadron on an expedition through a Phillipine jungle where an outlaw bandit is leading a ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: Richard Arlen, Ida Lupino, Roscoe Karns, Grace Bradley

Votes: 28

45. Let's Get Married (1937)

Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Comedy

Political kingmaker Joe Quinn (Walter Connally) attempts to elevate his daughter's ambitious suitor, George Willoughby (Reginald Denny), into the the higher echelons of politics by getting ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Ida Lupino, Walter Connolly, Ralph Bellamy, Raymond Walburn

Votes: 25

46. Anything Goes (1936)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Musical