Best Movies of Orson Welles

Falstaff (Chimes at Midnight) (1965)

Aggregate Rating: 83 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.12M

The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413.


Waterloo (1970)

Aggregate Rating: 81 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Facing the decline of everything he has worked to obtain, conqueror Napoleon Bonaparte and his army confront the British at the Battle of Waterloo.


The Transformers: The Movie (1986)

Aggregate Rating: 79 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $5.85M

The Autobots must stop a colossal planet consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the Decepticons.


Tajna Nikole Tesle (1980)

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

Life and times of Nikola Tesla, famous scientist whose inventions were stolen, but whose greatest contribution to mankind remain a mystery to this day.


Gurikku no bouken (1984)

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

A young chipmunk in the city undertakes a journey to return to the forest.


To Build a Fire (1969)

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

Lead Role: Ian Hogg, Orson Welles, | Director: David Cobham,

Based off of the version of this story Jack London wanted to write. A man goes traveling alone with his dog with the temperature -50 and it is getting colder and colder.


I'll Never Forget What's'isname (1967)

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

Advertising golden boy Andrew Quint is fed up with his fabulously successful life. In very dramatic fashion, he quits his job to return to writing for a small literary magazine. He wants to...


Crack in the Mirror (1960)

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

Three performers for six roles: this is the game of the film. A melodrama about two love triangles. In the first, Hagalin is killed by his mistress and her lover. In the second, attorney ...


Malpertuis (1971)

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

A young sailor finds himself trapped in the labyrinthine mansion of his occultist uncle, along with a number of eccentric and mysterious relatives who all seem to be harboring a dark secret.


Tepepa (1969)

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

The Mexican guerilla leader Tepepa and his gang fight against the chief of police, Cascorro.


The Sailor from Gibraltar (1967)

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

In Italy, a vacationing Englishman leaves his girlfriend for a wealthy mysterious American widow who's sailing the seas in search of her long-lost sailor friend.


Oedipus the King (1968)

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

This classic (Greek) tale tells how a noble youth accidentally marries his own mother, kills his own father (deliberately) and ends up paying a terrible price for invoking the wrath of the ...


La décade prodigieuse (1971)

Aggregate Rating: 63 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Anthony Perkins, a young sculptor with a weird penchant for waking up in strange hotels with his memory wiped clean and bloodied hands, invites a former professor (Michel Piccoli) to the ...


Kampf um Rom II - Der Verrat (1969)

Aggregate Rating: 63 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null


Hot Money (1983)

Aggregate Rating: 62 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Burt, a clever ex-con, has changed his identity and has managed to land a job as a deputy in small town in upstate New York. On the 4th of July, while the drunken Sheriff Paisley is busy ...


Kampf um Rom I (1968)

Aggregate Rating: 62 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Cethegus, capo della nobiltà romana, viaggia verso Bisanzio per raggiungere Giustiniano, in attesa di marciare contro i Goti, guidati da Narses. Cethegus vorrebbe ottenere la vittoria su ...


Casino Royale (1967)

Aggregate Rating: 62 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

In an early spy spoof, aging Sir James Bond comes out of retirement to take on SMERSH.


The Man Who Saw Tomorrow (1981)

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

Hosted by Orson Welles, this documentary utilizes a grab bag of dramatized scenes, stock footage, TV news clips and interviews to ask: Did 16th century French astrologer and physician ...


Treasure Island (1972)

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

Young Jim Hawkins has an unforgettable encounter with pirate Captain Long John Silver and his murderous mates.


12 + 1 (1969)

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

Mario, a young philanderer, receives 13 antique chairs in a bad state by inheritance and decides to sell off them to get some money. Afterwards he gets to know that one of them contains ...



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