Fred Astaire Movies List: Best To Worst

Top Hat
TV-G

Top Hat

(1935)
As:
Cast
Role:
Jerry Travers
Director:
Mark Sandrich
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lucille Ball, Eric Blore, Edward Everett Horton, Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire
The Band Wagon

The Band Wagon

(1953)
As:
Cast
Role:
Tony Hunter
Director:
Vincente Minnelli
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Ava Gardner, Nanette Fabray, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant
Swing Time

Swing Time

(1936)
As:
Cast
Role:
Lucky Garnett
Director:
George Stevens
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Eric Blore, Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore, Helen Broderick
Shall We Dance

Shall We Dance

(1937)
As:
Cast
Role:
Petrov
Director:
Mark Sandrich
Genres:
Romance, Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Blore, Edward Everett Horton, Ginger Rogers, Jerome Cowan
The Gay Divorcee

The Gay Divorcee

(1934)
As:
Cast
Role:
Guy Holden
Director:
Mark Sandrich
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Edward Everett Horton, Ginger Rogers, Erik Rhodes, Alice Brady
Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn

(1942)
As:
Cast
Role:
Ted Hanover
Director:
Mark Sandrich
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Walter Abel, Bing Crosby, Marjorie Reynolds, Virginia Dale
Easter Parade

Easter Parade

(1948)
As:
Cast
Role:
Don Hewes
Director:
Charles Walters
Genres:
Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Peter Lawford, Judy Garland, Ann Miller, Jules Munshin
On the Beach

On the Beach

(1959)
As:
Cast
Role:
Julian Osborn
Director:
Stanley Kramer
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance
Star Cast:
Ava Gardner, Gregory Peck, Anthony Perkins, Donna Anderson
You Were Never Lovelier

You Were Never Lovelier

(1942)
As:
Cast
Role:
Robert Davis
Director:
William A. Seiter
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Rita Hayworth, Adolphe Menjou, Isobel Elsom, Leslie Brooks
Follow the Fleet

Follow the Fleet

(1936)
As:
Cast
Role:
Bake Baker
Director:
Mark Sandrich
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Harriet Nelson, Lucille Ball, Ginger Rogers, Randolph Scott
Broadway Melody of 1940

Broadway Melody of 1940

(1940)
As:
Cast
Role:
Johnny Brett
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Ian Hunter, George Murphy, Frank Morgan, Eleanor Powell
Roberta

Roberta

(1935)
As:
Cast
Role:
Huck Haines
Director:
William A. Seiter
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Lucille Ball, Irene Dunne, Ginger Rogers, Randolph Scott
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

(1939)
As:
Cast
Role:
Vernon Castle
Director:
H.C. Potter
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Drama, Biography, War
Star Cast:
Walter Brennan, Ginger Rogers, Edna May Oliver, Lew Fields
Carefree

Carefree

(1938)
As:
Cast
Role:
Tony Flagg
Director:
Mark Sandrich
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Jack Carson, Hattie McDaniel, Ginger Rogers, Ralph Bellamy
The Barkleys of Broadway

The Barkleys of Broadway

(1949)
As:
Cast
Role:
Josh Barkley
Director:
Charles Walters
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Billie Burke, Ginger Rogers, Oscar Levant, Gale Robbins
Three Little Words

Three Little Words

(1950)
As:
Cast
Role:
Bert Kalmar
Director:
Richard Thorpe
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Comedy, Biography
Star Cast:
Red Skelton, Vera-Ellen, Arlene Dahl, Keenan Wynn
Funny Face

Funny Face

(1957)
As:
Cast
Role:
Dick Avery
Director:
Stanley Donen
Genres:
Romance, Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Audrey Hepburn, Kay Thompson, Michel Auclair, Robert Flemyng
Silk Stockings

Silk Stockings

(1957)
As:
Cast
Role:
Steve Canfield
Director:
Rouben Mamoulian
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Janis Paige, Peter Lorre, George Tobias, Cyd Charisse
You'll Never Get Rich

You'll Never Get Rich

(1941)
As:
Cast
Role:
Robert Curtis
Director:
Sidney Lanfield
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Rita Hayworth, Robert Benchley, John Hubbard, Osa Massen
The Towering Inferno
PG

The Towering Inferno

(1974)
As:
Cast
Role:
Harlee Claiborne
Director:
John Guillermin
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden, Faye Dunaway
The Pleasure of His Company

The Pleasure of His Company

(1961)
As:
Cast
Role:
Biddeford 'Pogo' Poole
Director:
George Seaton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Debbie Reynolds, Lilli Palmer, Tab Hunter, Gary Merrill
Royal Wedding

Royal Wedding

(1951)
As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Bowen
Director:
Stanley Donen
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Jane Powell, Peter Lawford, Keenan Wynn, Sarah Churchill
A Damsel in Distress

A Damsel in Distress

(1937)
As:
Cast
Role:
Jerry Halliday
Director:
George Stevens
Genres:
Romance, Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Reginald Gardiner, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Joan Fontaine
The Notorious Landlady

The Notorious Landlady

(1962)
As:
Cast
Role:
Franklyn Ambruster
Director:
Richard Quine
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Lemmon, Kim Novak, Lionel Jeffries, Estelle Winwood
Flying Down to Rio

Flying Down to Rio

(1933)
As:
Cast
Role:
Fred Ayres
Director:
Thornton Freeland
Genres:
Romance, Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gene Raymond, Dolores del Rio, Ginger Rogers, Raul Roulien
The Sky's the Limit

The Sky's the Limit

(1943)
As:
Cast
Role:
Fred Atwell aka Fred Burton
Director:
Edward H. Griffith
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Robert Ryan, Elizabeth Patterson, Robert Benchley, Joan Leslie
Daddy Long Legs

Daddy Long Legs

(1955)
As:
Cast
Role:
Jervis Pendleton III
Director:
Jean Negulesco
Genres:
Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Thelma Ritter, Leslie Caron, Fred Clark, Terry Moore
Un taxi mauve
R

Un taxi mauve

(1977)
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Seamus Scully
Director:
Yves Boisset
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Ustinov, Edward Albert, Charlotte Rampling, Philippe Noiret
Dancing Lady

Dancing Lady

(1933)
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Z. Leonard
Genres:
Musical, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Clark Gable, Joan Crawford, Franchot Tone, May Robson, Winnie Lightner
Blue Skies

Blue Skies

(1946)
As:
Cast
Role:
Jed Potter
Director:
Stuart Heisler, Mark Sandrich
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Bing Crosby, Joan Caulfield, Billy De Wolfe, Olga San Juan
Ziegfeld Follies

Ziegfeld Follies

(1945)
As:
Cast
Role:
Fred Astaire / Raffles / Tai Long / Gentleman
Director:
Charles Walters, Roy Del Ruth, George Sidney, Robert Lewis, Vincente Minnelli
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Lucille Ball, Judy Garland, Lucille Bremer, Lena Horne
Finian's Rainbow
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Finian's Rainbow

(1968)
As:
Cast
Role:
Finian McLonergan
Director:
Francis Ford Coppola
Genres:
Family, Musical, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Keenan Wynn, Tommy Steele, Petula Clark, Don Francks
Let's Dance

Let's Dance

(1950)
As:
Cast
Role:
Donald Elwood
Director:
Norman Z. McLeod
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Lucile Watson, Ruth Warrick, Betty Hutton, Roland Young
Just One More Time

Just One More Time

(1974)
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Michael J. Shapiro
Genres:
Musical, Short
Star Cast:
Nelson Eddy, Bing Crosby, Daniel Melnick, Jack Haley Jr.
The Belle of New York

The Belle of New York

(1952)
As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie Hill
Director:
Charles Walters
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Keenan Wynn, Marjorie Main, Vera-Ellen, Alice Pearce
Ghost Story
R

Ghost Story

(1981)
As:
Cast
Role:
Ricky Hawthorne
Director:
John Irvin
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Craig Wasson, Melvyn Douglas, John Houseman
Yolanda and the Thief

Yolanda and the Thief

(1945)
As:
Cast
Role:
Johnny Parkson Riggs
Director:
Vincente Minnelli
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Musical
Star Cast:
Frank Morgan, Mildred Natwick, Lucille Bremer, Mary Nash
Second Chorus

Second Chorus

(1940)
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Danny O'Neill
Director:
H.C. Potter
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Burgess Meredith, Charles Butterworth, Paulette Goddard, Artie Shaw
Midas Run
M

Midas Run

(1969)
As:
Cast
Role:
John Pedley
Director:
Alf Kjellin
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Crime, Romance
Star Cast:
Cesar Romero, Richard Crenna, Ralph Richardson, Anne Heywood
The Amazing Dobermans
G

The Amazing Dobermans

(1976)
As:
Cast
Role:
Daniel Hughes
Director:
Byron Chudnow
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Barbara Eden, Jack Carter, James Franciscus, Billy Barty

TV Movie(s)

The Fred Astaire Show

The Fred Astaire Show

(1968)
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself - Host
Director:
Robert Scheerer
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel, Barrie Chase, Knot The Gordian
An Evening with Fred Astaire

An Evening with Fred Astaire

(1958)
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Bud Yorkin
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Art Gilmore, Barrie Chase, Jonah Jones, David Rose
Astaire Time

Astaire Time

(1960)
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself - Host
Director:
Greg Garrison
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Count Basie, Barrie Chase
Another Evening with Fred Astaire

Another Evening with Fred Astaire

(1959)
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Bud Yorkin
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Barrie Chase, Thompson Singers The Bill, Bea Busch, Fred Curt
A Family Upside Down

A Family Upside Down

(1978)
As:
Cast
Role:
Ted Long
Director:
David Lowell Rich
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Helen Hayes, Pat Crowley, Patty Duke
The Man in the Santa Claus Suit

The Man in the Santa Claus Suit

(1979)
As:
Cast
Role:
Costume Shop Proprietor / Chauffeur / Policeman / Hot Dog Vendor / Cab Driver / Jeweler / Floor Walker / Choral Director / Santa Claus
Director:
Corey Allen
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Gary Burghoff, John Byner, Bert Convy, Tara Buckman
The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again

The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again

(1970)
As:
Cast
Role:
The Baltimore Kid
Director:
George McCowan
Genres:
Comedy, Western, Family
Star Cast:
Edgar Buchanan, Walter Brennan, Andy Devine, Chill Wills
Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me

Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me

(2009)
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Bruce Ricker
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Bill Charlap, Julie Andrews, Harold Arlen, Louis Armstrong, Fred Astaire
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Michael Parkinson's Greatest Entertainers

(2007)
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Michael Parkinson
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Louis Armstrong, Lauren Bacall, Muhammad Ali, David Attenborough

Animation(s)

Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
TV-G

Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970)

As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator - S.D. Kluger
Director:
Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Genres:
Family, Musical, Animation, Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, Paul Frees, Keenan Wynn, Joan Gardner
The Easter Bunny Is Comin' to Town
TV-G

The Easter Bunny Is Comin' to Town (1977)

As:
Cast
Role:
S.D. Kluger
Director:
Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Musical, Adventure, Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Allen Swift, Bob McFadden, Skip Hinnant, Ron Marshall

TV Shows and Videos

Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre

Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963)

As:
Cast
Director:
Stuart Rosenberg, Sydney Pollack, Ron Winston, David Butler, Lawrence Dobkin
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Don Rickles, Bob Hope, Peggy Lipton, William Shatner
It Takes a Thief

It Takes a Thief (1968)

As:
Cast
Director:
Don Weis, Jack Arnold, Michael Caffey, Barry Shear, Bruce Kessler
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Bette Davis, Robert Wagner, Malachi Throne, O.J. Simpson
Alcoa Premiere

Alcoa Premiere (1961)

As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Host / ...
Director:
John Newland, James Sheldon, Alan Crosland Jr., Herschel Daugherty, Bernard Girard
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, Telly Savalas, Shelley Winters, William Shatner, Elizabeth Montgomery
Dr. Kildare

Dr. Kildare (1961)

As:
Cast
Director:
Leo Penn, Corey Allen, John Newland, Jack Arnold, Paul Stanley
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Barbara Eden, William Shatner, Leslie Nielsen, Richard Chamberlain, Walter Matthau
Battlestar Galactica

Battlestar Galactica (1978)

As:
Cast
Director:
Alan J. Levi, Christian I. Nyby II, Daniel Haller, Vince Edwards, Rod Holcomb
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action
Star Cast:
Lloyd Bridges, Lorne Greene, Jane Seymour, Richard Hatch
General Electric Theater

General Electric Theater (1953)

As:
Cast
Director:
Herschel Daugherty, Don Medford, James Neilson, Jules Bricken, Mitchell Leisen
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Bette Davis, Ronald Reagan, James Dean, James Stewart