Best Movies of Joanne Woodward

Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)

Aggregate Rating: 140 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $7.70M

Set during World War II, an upper-class family begins to fall apart due to the conservative nature of the patriarch and the progressive values of his children.


The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972)

Aggregate Rating: 76 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

From the Pullizer Prize winning play by Paul Zindel, this is the story of Beatrice Hunsdorfer and her daughters, Ruth and Matilda. A middle-aged widowed eccentric, Beatrice is looking for ...


Rachel, Rachel (1968)

Aggregate Rating: 76 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Rachel is a 35 year old school teacher who has no man in her life and lives with her mother. When a man from the big city returns and asks her out, she begins to have to make decisions about her life and where she wants it to go.


A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966)

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

Comedy western in which a traveler bets more money than he can afford in a poker game, and unusual events follow.


The Fugitive Kind (1960)

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

Valentine "Snakeskin" Xavier, a trouble-prone drifter trying to go straight, wanders into a small Mississippi town looking for a simple and honest life but finds himself embroiled with problem-filled women.


The Glass Menagerie (1987)

Aggregate Rating: 72 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.90M

A son longs to escape from his stifling home, where his genteel mother worries about the future prospects of his lame, shy sister.


The Stripper (1963)

Aggregate Rating: 71 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Lila Green is an insecure and aging showgirl for Madame Olga's stage shows. When her boyfriend, Rick, runs off with the show's money, Madame Olga and Ronny let Lila go. Lila goes to stay ...


They Might Be Giants (1971)

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

In a Manhattan psychiatric hospital a man, convinced he is Sherlock Holmes, is treated by a female doctor who happens to be named Watson.


Paris Blues (1961)

Aggregate Rating: 69 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

During the 1960s, two American ex-pat jazz musicians living in Paris meet and fall in-love with two American tourist girls.


From the Terrace (1960)

Aggregate Rating: 67 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

An ambitious young executive chooses a loveless marriage and an unfulfilling personal life in exchange for a successful Wall Street career.


The Drowning Pool (1975)

Aggregate Rating: 66 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A big-city private detective travels to the Deep South to help out an old girlfriend who is worried that her husband will find out that she is cheating on him.


Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973)

Aggregate Rating: 65 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Rita, a middle aged New York City homemaker, finds herself in an emotional crisis which forces her to re-examine her life, as well as her relationships with her mother, her eye doctor ...


Winning (1969)

Aggregate Rating: 61 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Frank Capua is a rising star on the race circuit who dreams of winning the big one--the Indianapolis 500. But to get there he runs the risk of losing his wife Elora to his rival, Luther ...


A New Kind of Love (1963)

Aggregate Rating: 61 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

The fashion industry and Paris provide the setting for a comedy surrounding the mistaken impression that Joanne Woodward is a high-priced call girl. Paul Newman is the journalist interviewing her for insights on her profession.


Signpost to Murder (1964)

Aggregate Rating: 60 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Alex Forrester, convicted of murdering his wife, fails to gain his release after spending 10 years in a British asylum for the criminally insane. Dr. Mark Fleming, Forrester's psychiatrist,...


A Fine Madness (1966)

Aggregate Rating: 59 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Samson Shillitoe, mad genius of a poet irresistible to women but plagued by writer's block, agrees to see a psychiatrist... and his beautiful wife.


WUSA (1970)

Aggregate Rating: 56 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A radio station in the Deep South becomes the focal point of a right-wing conspiracy.