Best Movies of James Garner

The Notebook (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 191 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: $0.06M

A poor yet passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences.


The Great Escape (1963)

Aggregate Rating: 182 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.


Space Cowboys (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 143 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $90.45M

When a retired engineer is called upon to rescue a failing satellite, he insists that his equally old teammates accompany him into space.


Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 126 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 52 | Earnings: $84.04M

A young adventurer named Milo Thatch joins an intrepid group of explorers to find the mysterious lost continent of Atlantis.


The Ultimate Gift (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 125 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 49 | Earnings: $3.42M

A deceased billionaire leaves his spoiled adult grandson a series of odd tasks to perform in order to receive "the ultimate gift," with the resentful grandson having no idea what that might be.


Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 109 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 48 | Earnings: $69.59M

After years of mother-daughter tension, Siddalee receives a scrapbook detailing the wild adventures of the "Ya-Yas", her mother's girlhood friends.


The Children's Hour (1961)

Aggregate Rating: 86 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A troublemaking student at a girls' school accuses two teachers of being lesbians.


Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)

Aggregate Rating: 80 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

In the old west, a man becomes a sheriff just for the pay, figuring he can decamp if things get tough. In the end, he uses ingenuity instead.


Victor Victoria (1982)

Aggregate Rating: 79 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $21.93M

A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.


Maverick (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 75 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $101.63M

Bret Maverick, needing money for a poker tournament, faces various comic mishaps and challenges, including a charming woman thief.


The Americanization of Emily (1964)

Aggregate Rating: 75 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

An American naval officer's talent for living the good life in wartime is challenged when he falls in love and is sent on a dangerous mission.


36 Hours (1964)

Aggregate Rating: 74 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Germans kidnap an American major and try to convince him that World War II is over, so that they can get details about the Allied invasion of Europe out of him.


Grand Prix (1966)

Aggregate Rating: 73 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

American Grand Prix driver Pete Aron is fired by his Jordan-BRM racing team after a crash at Monaco that injures his British teammate, Scott Stoddard. While Stoddard struggles to recover, ...


Move Over, Darling (1963)

Aggregate Rating: 72 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

After five years lost at sea, a missing wife thought long dead returns just after her husband remarries.


The Thrill of It All (1963)

Aggregate Rating: 72 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A housewife's sudden rise to fame as a soap spokesperson leads to chaos in her home life.


Murphy's Romance (1985)

Aggregate Rating: 71 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $30.76M

Emma is a divorced woman with a teen-aged son who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the widowed town druggist who steers business her way. Things ...


Skin Game (1971)

Aggregate Rating: 70 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

In 1857, con man Quincy Drew and his black friend Jason O'Rourke swindle slave owners into buying Jason, who's a free man, and later share the profits when Jason escapes captivity.


Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971)

Aggregate Rating: 70 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A con artist arrives in a mining town controlled by two competing companies. Both companies think he's a famous gunfighter and try to hire him to drive the other out of town.


Hour of the Gun (1967)

Aggregate Rating: 68 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Marshal Wyatt Earp kills a couple of men of the Clanton-gang in a fight. In revenge Clanton's thugs kill the marshal's brother. Thus, Wyatt Earp starts to chase the killers together with his friend Doc Holliday.


Boys' Night Out (1962)

Aggregate Rating: 68 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Fred, George, Doug and Howie are quickly reaching middle-age. Three of them are married, only Fred is still a bachelor. They want something different than their ordinary marriages, children...



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