Tuesday, January 17, 2012

60 All Star Casts– Films With At Least 10 Well Known Actors


I’ve excluded the musical ‘revue’ films so popular in the 30’s and 40’s (e.g. Stage Door Canteen) and compilation films with multiple unconnected parts (e.g. That’s Entertainment). And I haven’t counted people who are stars in other fields. As the title says, it’s 10 well known actors. Many of the films listed below are still very episodic, with multiple star cameos having little connection with one another, but they are at least attempting to follow one coherent fictional narrative. This includes anthology films (e.g. How the West Was Won) which qualify as long as all the stories are linked, however tenuously. 


1. Tales of Manhattan (US, 1942) Charles Boyer, Rita Hayworth, Ginger Rogers, Henry Fonda, Charles Laughton, Edward G. Robinson, Paul Robeson, Thomas Mitchell, Eugene Pallette, Cesar Romero, Roland Young, Elsa Lanchester, George Sanders
2. Forever And A Day (US, 1943) Victor Mclaglen, Herbert Marshall, C. Aubrey Smith, Ray Milland, Anna Neagle, Claude Rains, Charles Laughton, Buster Keaton, Edward Everett Horton, Ida Lupino, Eric Blore, Merle Oberon, Nigel Bruce, Elsa Lanchester, Robert Cummings.
3. Around the World in 80 Days (US, 1956) David Niven, Shirley MacLaine, Robert Newton, Charles Boyer, John Carradine, Charles Coburn, Ronald Colman, Noël Coward, Marlene Dietrich, Fernandel, John Gielgud, Cedric Hardwicke, Trevor Howard, Buster Keaton, Peter Lorre, Victor McLaglen, John Mills, Robert Morley, George Raft, Frank Sinatra
4. The Longest Day (US, 1962) Arletty, Bourvil, Christian Marquand, Curd Jürgens, Fabian, George Segal, Gert Fröbe, Henry Fonda, Jean-Louis Barrault, John Wayne, Kenneth More, Mel Ferrer, Paul Anka, Peter Lawford, Richard Burton, Richard Todd, Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, Robert Wagner, Rod Steiger, Roddy McDowall, Sal Mineo, Sean Connery. 
5. How the West Was Won (US, 1962) Lee J. Cobb, Henry Fonda, Karl Malden, Gregory Peck, George Peppard, Robert Preston, Debbie Reynolds, James Stewart, Eli Wallach, John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Walter Brennan, Raymond Massey, Agnes Moorehead, Thelma Ritter
6. It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (US, 1963) Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney, Phil Silvers, Terry-Thomas, William Demarest, Peter Falk, Jack Benny, Edward Everett Horton, Buster Keaton, Jerry Lewis, Carl Reiner, The Three Stooges
7. The Greatest Story Ever Told (US, 1965) Max Von Sydow, Richard Conte, José Ferrer, Van Heflin, Charlton Heston, Martin Landau, Angela Lansbury, David Mccallum, Roddy McDowall, Sal Mineo, Donald Pleasence, Sidney Poitier, Claude Rains, Telly Savalas, John Wayne
8. Is Paris Burning? (Fr, 1966) Jean-Paul Belmondo, Charles Boyer, Leslie Caron, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Alain Delon, Kirk Douglas, Glenn Ford, Gert Fröbe, Yves Montand, Anthony Perkins, Michel Piccoli, Simone Signoret, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Orson Welles.
9. Battle Of Britain (UK, 1969) Harry Andrews, Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Curd Jurgens, Ian Mcshane, Kenneth More, Laurence Olivier, Christopher Plummer, Michael Redgrave, Ralph Richardson, Robert Shaw, Susannah York, Edward Fox.
10. Oh What A Lovely War (UK, 1969) Dirk Bogarde, Edward Fox, Ian Holm, Jack Hawkins, Jean-Pierre Cassel, John Gielgud, John Mills, Kenneth More, Laurence Olivier, Maggie Smith, Michael Redgrave, Nanette Newman, Ralph Richardson, Susannah York, Vanessa Redgrave. 
11. The Three Musketeers (UK, 1973) Charlton Heston, Christopher Lee, Faye Dunaway, Frank Finlay, Geraldine Chaplin, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Michael York, Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain, Roy Kinnear, Spike Milligan
12. The Godfather, Part 11( US, 1974) Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro, John Cazale, Talia Shire, Lee Strasberg, Danny Aiello, Harry Dean Stanton, James Caan
13. The Towering Inferno (US, 1974) Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire, Richard Chamberlain, Jennifer Jones, O.J. Simpson, Robert Vaughn, Robert Wagner
14. Murder On The Orient Express (UK, 1974) Albert Finney, Anthony Perkins, Ingrid Bergman, Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Cassel, John Gielgud, Lauren Bacall, Martin Balsam, Michael York, Richard Widmark, Sean Connery, Vanessa Redgrave, Wendy Hiller. 
15. Voyage Of The Damned (UK, 1976) Ben Gazzara, Denholm Elliott, Faye Dunaway, Fernando Rey, James Mason, Jonathan Pryce, José Ferrer, Katharine Ross, Lee Grant, Malcolm McDowell, Maria Schell, Max Von Sydow, Orson Welles, Oskar Werner, Wendy Hiller.
16. The Last Tycoon (US, 1976) Robert De Niro, Tony Curtis, Robert Mitchum, Jeanne Moreau, Jack Nicholson, Donald Pleasance, Ray Milland, Dana Andrews, Theresa Russell, John Carradine, Anjelica Huston.
17. A Bridge Too Far (US, 1977) Anthony Hopkins, Denholm Elliott, Dirk Bogarde, Edward Fox , Elliott Gould, Gene Hackman, Hardy Krüger, James Caan, Laurence Olivier, Liv Ullmann, Maximilian Schell, Michael Caine, Robert Redford, Ryan O'Neal, Sean Connery
18. Superman (US, 1978) Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Ned Beatty, Glenn Ford, Trevor Howard, Margot Kidder, Valerie Perrine, Terence Stamp, Susannah York, Harry Andrews, Larry Hagman.
19. Death on the Nile (UK, 1978) Peter Ustinov, Mia Farrow, Jane Birkin, George Kennedy, Bette Davis, Maggie Smith, Angela Lansbury, Olivia Hussey, David Niven, Jack Warden, Harry Andrews
20. Gandhi (US, 1982) Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Martin Sheen, Ian Charleson, Richard Griffiths, Nigel Hawthorne, Michael Hordern, Bernard Hill, Daniel Day-Lewis,
21. The Godfather, Part 111( US, 1990) Al Pacino, Andy García, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, Sofia Coppola, Eli Wallach, George Hamilton, Joe Mantegna, Bridget Fonda, Helmut Berger, John Savage
22. JFK (US, 1991) Kevin Costner, Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Oldman, Joe Pesci, Kevin Bacon, Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, Walter Matthau, Donald Sutherland, John Candy, Michael Rooker, Vincent D'Onofrio
23. Chaplin (US, 1992) Robert Downey, Jr., Geraldine Chaplin, Anthony Hopkins, Dan Aykroyd, Marisa Tomei, Kevin Kline, Milla Jovovich, Diane Lane, James Woods, David Duchovny
24. Short Cuts (US, 1993) Andie MacDowell, Bruce Davison, Chris Penn, Frances McDormand, Fred Ward, Jack Lemmon, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Julianne Moore, Lily Tomlin, Lyle Lovett, Madeleine Stowe, Matthew Modine, Peter Gallagher, Robert Downey Jr., Tim Robbins, Tom Waits. 
25. Pret A Porter (US, 1994) Anouk Aimée, Danny Aiello, Forest Whitaker, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Julia Roberts, Kim Basinger, Lauren Bacall, Lyle Lovett, Marcello Mastroianni, Richard E. Grant, Rupert Everett, Sophia Loren, Stephen Rea, Tim Robbins
26. Pulp Fiction (US, 1994) John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman, Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Amanda Plummer, Ving Rhames, Eric Stoltz, Rosanna Arquette, Christopher Walken, Bruce Willis
27. A Hundred and One Nights (Fr, 1995) Michel Piccoli, Marcello Mastroianni, Anouk Aimée, Fanny Ardant, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Alain Delon, Catherine Deneuve, Robert De Niro, Gérard Depardieu, Harrison Ford, Gina Lollobrigida, Jeanne Moreau, Hanna Schygulla, Jane Birkin, Stephen Dorff, Isabelle Adjani, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Daniel Auteuil, Clint Eastwood, Sandra Bernhard, Leonardo DiCaprio, Daryl Hannah, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Emily Lloyd, Martin Sheen, Harry Dean Stanton
28. Heat (US, 1995) Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer, Jon Voight, Natalie Portman, Tom Sizemore, Hank Azaria, Ashley Judd, Wes Studi, Dennis Haysbert, William Fichtner, Danny Trejo, Henry Rollins, Jeremy Piven
29. Basquiat (US, 1996) David Bowie, Benicio del Toro, Gary Oldman, Dennis Hopper, Tatum O'Neal, Courtney Love, Christopher Walken, Willem Dafoe, Sam Rockwell, Vincent Gallo
30. Hamlet (UK, 1996) Billy Crystal, Brian Blessed, Charlton Heston, Derek Jacobi, Gérard Depardieu, Jack Lemmon, John Gielgud, John Mills, Judi Dench, Julie Christie, Kate Winslet, Ken Dodd, Kenneth Branagh, Richard Attenborough, Richard Briers, Robin Williams, Timothy Spall.
31. Mars Attacks (US, 1996) Jack Nicholson, Annette Bening, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker, Sylvia Sidney, Glenn Close, Pam Grier, Martin Short, Rod Steiger, Michael J. Fox, Jack Black, Natalie Portman, Danny DeVito, 
32. Boogie Nights (US, 1997) Mark Wahlberg, Burt Reynolds, Julianne Moore, Heather Graham, John C. Reilly, Don Cheadle, William H. Macy, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Philip Baker Hall, Alfred Molina, Luis Guzmán, Ricky Jay, 
33. Deconstructing Harry (US, 1997) Amy Irving, Billy Crystal, Demi Moore, Elisabeth Shue, Eric Bogosian, Jennifer Garner, Judy Davis, Mariel Hemingway, Paul Giamatti, Richard Benjamin, Robin Williams, Stanley Tucci, Tobey Maguire, Woody Alle
34. Enemy Of The State (US, 1998) Barry Pepper, Gabriel Byrne, Gene Hackman, Ian Hart, Jack Black, Jake Busey, Jason Robards, Jon Voight, Lisa Bonet, Philip Baker Hall, Tom Sizemore, Will Smith
35. Playing By Heart (US, 1998) Gillian Anderson, Ellen Burstyn, Sean Connery, Anthony Edwards, Angelina Jolie, Ryan Phillippe, Dennis Quaid, Gena Rowlands, Madeleine Stowe, Nastassja Kinski, Patricia Clarkson
36. Saving Private Ryan (US, 1998) Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel, Ted Danson, Paul Giamatti, Giovanni Ribisi, Jeremy Davies, Dennis Farina, Bryan Cranston, Barry Pepper, Adam Goldberg
37. The Thin Red Line (US, 1998) Adrien Brody, Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, John C. Reilly, John Travolta, Ben Chaplin, John Cusack, Nick Nolte, George Clooney, Woody Harrelson, Elias Koteas, John Savage.
38. Any Given Sunday (US, 1999) Al Pacino, Dennis Quaid, Cameron Diaz, James Woods, Jamie Foxx, LL Cool J, Aaron Eckhart, Elizabeth Berkley, Charlton Heston, John C. McGinley, Matthew Modine, Ann-Margret
39. Magnolia (US, 1999) Alfred Molina, Felicity Huffman, Henry Gibson, Jason Robards, John C. Reilly, Julianne Moore, Luis Guzman, Michael Murphy, Philip Baker Hall, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ricky Jay, Tom Cruise, William H. Macy
40. Black Hawk Down (US, 2001) Eric Bana, Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jason Isaacs, Jeremy Piven, Josh Hartnett, Orlando Bloom, Sam Shepard, Tom Hardy, Tom Sizemore
41. Gosford Park (US,  2001) Alan Bates, Charles Dance, Clive Owen, Derek Jacobi, Emily Watson, Helen Mirren, Kristin Scott Thomas, Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Richard E. Grant, Ryan Phillippe, Stephen Fry. 
42. The Royal Tenenbaums (US, 2001) Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Stiller, Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Danny Glover, Bill Murray, Seymour Cassel, Alec Baldwin (narr.)
43. The Hours (US, 2002) Nicole Kidman, Miranda Richardson, Julianne Moore, John C. Reilly, Toni Collette, Meryl Streep, Ed Harris, Allison Janney, Claire Danes, Jeff Daniels 
44. The Lord of the Rings The Two Towers (US, 2002) Andy Serkis, Bernard Hill, Brad Dourif, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee, Elijah Wood, Hugo Weaving,  Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Orlando Bloom, Sean Astin, Sean Bean, Viggo Mortensen
45. Austin Powers In Goldmember (US, 2002) Mike Myers, Michael York, Robert Wagner, Michael Caine, Tom Cruise, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kevin Spacey, Danny Devito, Steven Spielberg, John Travolta
46. Dogville (Denmark, 2003) Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall, Chloë Sevigny, Paul Bettany, Stellan Skarsgard, James Caan, Patricia Clarkson, Jeremy Davies, Philip Baker Hall, Ben Gazzara, John Hurt (Narrator)
47. Love Actually (UK, 2003) Alan Rickman, Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Bill Nighy, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Andrew Lincoln, Laura Linney, Billy Bob Thornton, Rowan Atkinson, January Jones, Elisha Cuthbert, Denise Richards
48. X2 (US, 2003) Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, James Marsden, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, Brian Cox, Alan Cumming, Anna Paquin
49. Alexander (US, 2004) Colin Farrell, Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, Anthony Hopkins, Jared Leto, Rosario Dawson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Christopher Plummer, Brian Blessed, Tim Pigott-Smith
50. The Aviator (US, 2004) Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, John C. Reilly, Kate Beckinsale, Alec Baldwin, Alan Alda, Ian Holm, Danny Huston, Jude Law, Willem Dafoe
51. I Heart Huckabees (US, 2004) Jason Schwartzman, Dustin Hoffman, Isabelle Huppert, Jude Law, Lily Tomlin, Mark Wahlberg, Naomi Watts, Tippi Hedren, Saïd Taghmaoui, Talia Shire, Jonah Hill, Richard Jenkins
52. Ocean's Twelve (US, 2004) George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Bernie Mac, Elliott Gould, Casey Affleck, Don Cheadle, Carl Reiner, Julia Roberts, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Andy García, Vincent Cassel, Albert Finney, Eddie Izzard, Bruce Willis, Jeroen Krabbé, Robbie Coltrane, Topher Grace
53. Troy ( US, 2004) Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Brian Cox, Sean Bean, Brendan Gleeson, Julie Christie, Julian Glover, Rose Byrne, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Peter O'Toole, Saffron Burrows
54. Batman Begins(US, 2005) Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Cillian Murphy, Morgan Freeman, Rutger Hauer, Ken Watanabe, Tom Wilkinson, Linus Roache
55. Sin City (US, 2005) Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke, Clive Owen, Powers Boothe, Rutger Hauer, Elijah Wood, Benicio Del Toro, Brittany Murphy, Josh Hartnett, Michael Madsen
56. Bobby (US, 2006) Anthony Hopkins, Ashton Kutcher, Christian Slater, Demi Moore, Elijah Wood, Emilio Estevez, Harry Belafonte, Heather Graham, Helen Hunt, Laurence Fishburne, Lindsay Lohan, Martin Sheen, Sharon Stone, Shia LaBeouf, William H. Macy
57. The Good Shepherd (US, 2006) Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, William Hurt, Alec Baldwin, Robert De Niro, Billy Crudup, Michael Gambon, Timothy Hutton, Joe Pesci, John Turturro
58. Paris, Je T'aime (Fr, 2006) Ben Gazzara, Bob Hoskins, Elijah Wood, Emily Mortimer, Fanny Ardant, Gena Rowlands, Gerard Depardieu, Juliette Binoche, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Miranda Richardson, Natalie Portman, Nick Nolte, Rufus Sewell, Steve Buscemi, Willem Dafoe
59. The Dark Knight (US, 2008) Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Gary Oldman, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Morgan Freeman, Cillian Murphy, Eric Roberts, Anthony Michael Hall
60. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (UK, 2011) Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Helena Bonham Carter, Jim Broadbent, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, John Hurt, Jason Isaacs, Gary Oldman, Alan Rickman, Maggie Smith, David Thewlis, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters

8 comments:

  1. Dark Knight came out 10 years later than what you have here. Derpity derpity derp derp herp derp

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  2. Of course you're right. Thanks for spotting this- I'll correct it.

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  3. What about Donnie Darko?

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  4. Jake Gyllenhaal
    Maggie Gyllenhaal
    Drew Barrymore
    Mary McDonnell
    Katharine Ross
    Patrick Swayze
    and ?

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  5. "Judgment at Nuremberg" almost made this list, two more big names and the movie's in:

    Spencer Tracy
    Burt Lancaster
    Richard Widmark
    Maximilian Schell
    Marlene Dietrich
    Montgomery Clift
    Judy Garland
    William Shatner

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  6. "Rat Race" Could have easily made this list:

    Breckin Meyer
    Cuba Gooding Jr
    Seth Green
    Whoopi Goldberg
    Jon Lovitz
    Rowan Atkinson
    John Cleese
    Wayne Knight
    Vince Vieluf
    Amy Smart
    (Although to be fair, the last 2 aren't exactly "super all star")

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