Audrey Hepburn Movies

Audrey Hepburn in 1963's Charade

Audrey Hepburn in 1963’s Charade

Want to know the best Audrey Hepburn movies?  How about the worst Audrey Hepburn movies?  Curious about Audrey Hepburn’s box office grosses or which Audrey Hepburn movie picked up the most Oscar® nominations? Need to know which Audrey Hepburn movie got the best reviews from critics and audiences and which one got the worst reviews? Well you have come to the right place….because we have all of that information.

Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993), an Oscar® winning actress, appeared in 26 movies from 1951 to 1989. While filming a small part in 1951’s We Will All Go To Monte Carlo, she was spotted by French novelist Colette. Colette picked Hepburn to play Gigi in the Broadway play Gigi. The success of the play led to Hepburn’s first starring role….1953’s Roman Holiday. Roman Holiday was a hit and earned her the Oscar® for Best Actress. From 1953 until the rest of her life she was an internationally star.

Although she only made 16 movies during her peak of stardom (1953-1967)….check out some of her legendary leading men….Gregory Peck in Roman Holiday, Humphrey Bogart in Sabrina, Henry Fonda in War and Peace, Gary Cooper in Love in the Afternoon, Fred Astaire in Funny Face, Burt Lancaster in The Unforgiven, James Garner in The Children’s Hour, Cary Grant in Charade, William Holden in Paris When It Sizzles, Rex Harrison in My Fair Lady, Peter O’ Toole in How To Steal A Million and Albert Finney in Two For The Road. I can only imagine the stories she could share of her experiences behind the scenes with all of these incredible actors.

My personal favorite Audrey Hepburn movies are 1963’s Charade and 1966’s How To Steal A Million. I have seen 17 of her 24 movies to date.

Her IMDb page shows 33 acting credits from 1949-1989. This page will rank 24 Audrey Hepburn movies from Best to Worst in six different sortable columns of information. Television shows, shorts, cameos and movies that were not released in North American theaters were not included in the rankings.

Audrey Hepburn in 1964's My Fair Lady

Audrey Hepburn in 1964’s My Fair Lady

Audrey Hepburn Movies Can Be Ranked 6 Ways In This Table

The really cool thing about this table is that it is “user-sortable”. Rank the movies anyway you want.

  • Sort Audrey Hepburn movies by co-stars of her movies
  • Sort Audrey Hepburn movies by adjusted domestic box office grosses using current movie ticket cost.
  • Sort Audrey Hepburn movies by yearly box office rank or trivia
  • Sort Audrey Hepburn movies by how they were received by critics and audiences.  60% rating or higher should indicate a good movie.
  • Sort by how many Oscar® nominations and how many Oscar® wins each Audrey Hepburn movie received.
  • Sort Audrey Hepburn movies by Ultimate Movie Rankings (UMR) Score.  UMR Score puts box office, reviews and awards into a mathematical equation and gives each movie a score.
  • *** = Oscar nominated Hepburn performance…..just type *** and all 5 movies will pop up
RankMovie (Year)Co-Star UMR LinksAdjusted B.O. Domestic (mils.)Box Office Rank By YearCritic Audience RatingOscar Nom / WinUMR Score
Roman Holiday (1953) ***Gregory Peck$127.7022nd of 195390.3%10 / 0386
Wait until Dark (1967) ***Alan Arkin$137.6013th of 196886.0%01 / 0077
The Lavender Hill Mob (1952)Alec Guinness$36.20Not in Top 8985.0%02 / 0162
The Nun's Story (1959) ***Directed by Fred Zinnemann$225.806th of 195984.5%08 / 0087
Sabrina (1954) ***Humphrey Bogart & William Holden$209.4018th of 195484.5%06 / 0184
How To Steal A Million (1966)Peter O'Toole$84.3034th of 196684.0%00 / 0066
The Children's Hour (1961)Shirley MacLaine & James Garner$53.7048th of 196284.0%05 / 0064
Charade (1963)Cary Grant & Walter Matthau$183.804th of 196483.5%01 / 0078
My Fair Lady (1964)Rex Harrison$521.207th of 1964 & 4th of 196583.0%12 / 0888
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) ***George Peppard & Mickey Rooney$136.7015th of 196183.0%05 / 0279
Love in the Afternoon (1957)Gary Cooper$86.1048th of 195780.0%00 / 0066
Two For The Road (1967)Albert Finney$52.3033rd of 196779.0%01 / 0062
Funny Face (1957)Fred Astaire$107.5036th of 195778.5%04 / 0068
Laughter in Paradise (1951)Alastair Sim$13.20Not in Top 13069.5%00 / 0048
The Unforgiven (1960)Burt Lancast & Directed by John Huston$108.2021st of 196063.0%00 / 0062
We Go To Monte Carlo (1953)Cara Williams$5.30Not in Top 11063.0%00 / 0042
Always (1989)Richard Dreyfuss & Directed by Steven Spielberg$93.1029th of 7961.5%00 / 0060
Robin and Marian (1976)Sean Connery$34.8077th of 197660.3%00 / 0046
Paris When It Sizzles (1964)William Holden$51.2046th of 196459.0%00 / 0049
War and Peace (1956)Henry Fonda$273.707th of 195658.5%03 / 0073
Young Wives' Tale (1951)Joan Greenwood$10.40Not in Top 11054.5%00 / 0037
They All Laughed (1981)Ben Gazzara$5.40Not in Top 12547.5%00 / 0031
Green Mansions (1959)Anthony Perkins$47.2067th of 195945.0%00 / 0039
Bloodline (1979)James Mason$47.4055th of 197936.0%00 / 0033

Stats and Possibly Interesting Things From The Above Audrey Hepburn Table

  1. Ten Audrey Hepburn movies crossed the magical $100 million domestic gross mark.  That is a percentage of 41.66% of her movies listed. My Fair Lady (1964) was her biggest box office hit.
  2. An average Audrey Hepburn movie grosses $110.70 million in adjusted box office gross.
  3. Using RottenTomatoes.com’s 60% fresh meter.  18 of Audrey Hepburn’s movies are rated as good movies…or 75.00% of her movies.  Roman Holiday (1953) is her highest rated movie while Bloodline (1979) was her lowest rated movie.
  4. Twelve Audrey Hepburn movies received at least one Oscar® nomination in any category…..or 50.00% of her movies.
  5. Five Audrey Hepburn movies won at least one Oscar® in any category…..or 20.83% of her movies.
  6. An average Ultimate Movie Rankings (UMR) Score is 60.  16 Audrey Hepburn movies scored higher that average….or 66.66% of her movies.  My Fair Lady (1964) got the the highest UMR Score while They All Laughed (1981) got the lowest UMR Score.
Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck in 1953's Roman Holiday

Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck in 1953’s Roman Holiday

Possibly Interesting Facts About Audrey Hepburn

1. Audrey Hepburn was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar® five times in her career. She won the Oscar® for Roman Holiday. Her other four nominations were for Sabrina, The Nun’s Story, Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Wait Until Dark. She also received eight Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress.

2. Audrey Hepburn is one of ten performers to win awards in the four major categories of performing. She won the Oscar® 1953’s Roman Holiday, the Tony award for 1954’s Ondine, the Emmy award for 1993’s Gardens of the World with Audrey Hepburn, and the Grammy® award for 1994’s Audrey Hepburn’s Enchanted Tales.

3. Audrey Hepburn was married two times. The first marriage to actor Mel Ferrer lasted 14 years and produced one son, Sean Hepburn Ferrer. While the second marriage to Andrea Dotti lasted 13 years and produced one son, Luca Dotti.

4. Audrey Hepburn was a distant relative of King George III of England, Princess Diana of Wales, Prince Rainier of Monaco, and actor Humphrey Bogart.

5. Audrey Hepburn spoke 5 languages: English, French, Italian, Dutch, and Spanish.

6. There is a breed of tulip that is named after Audrey Hepburn.

7. Audrey Hepburn was named Goodwill Ambassador to UNICEF….here is her quote when getting the appointment……” I can testify to what UNICEF means to children, because I was among those who received food and medical relief right after World War II. I have a long-lasting gratitude and trust for what UNICEF does”.

8. Roles turned down by Audrey Hepburn……The Birds, Father Goose, The Diary of Anne Frank, Gigi, Out of Africa, The Exorcist, The Sound of Music, and West Side Story.

9. The American Film Institute named Audrey Hepburn the third greatest female actress of all-time.

10. Check out Audrey Hepburn‘s career compared to current and classic actors.  Most 100 Million Dollar Movies of All-Time.

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  1. Thanks for commemorating Audrey Hepburn on her 88th birthday. She was certainly one of the best and most charming female stars to come out of Hollywood – and incidentally my favorite actress. Her work with the UN Children’s Fund shows that she was also a true humanitarian. Arguably, she had her best role with Breakfast at Tiffany’s, although my favorite of her films was Charade – where she has wonderful chemistry with Cary Grant despite (or perhaps because of) the age difference. A later, less well-known, role that showed her depth and maturity as an actress was that of the older Maid Marian (as mentioned by Lupino above) in Robin and Marian – in my view an outstanding revisionist Robin Hood tale with a deeply romantic love story, though unfortunately much underrated. Both Hepburn and Sean Connery were great in their roles. Her performance suggests that she would have continued to be a great actress had she not retired from movies relatively early.

  2. hello,

    i like her very much, she is in my top classic Hollywood stars after Dietrich, Lombard and Darnell.
    My favorite film stay TIFFANY, and her couple with G Peppard is, in french we say Electric..
    Anyway i saw a lot of her films and one her last part Always is a very good moment in the film;
    she is one of the greats stars of the 50 and the 60 with Monroe and Taylor;
    very bad weather in Paris to day
    see you
    Pierre

  3. Getting old. Have visited this page often and was sure I already shared my Audrey memories here…but, as I said…I’m getting old!
    Anyway, what a nice opportunity to write my first post here on Audrey’s 88th birthday. I have seen all but 2 of the films listed, those 2 are Nous irons a’ Monte Carlo and Young Wives’ Tale. Audrey Hepburn has always been a favorite of mine, she has been extremly popular here and I grew up watching Roman Holiday, Sabrina and others frequently on TV. Instead of naming favorites, it is easier to say which films I don’t like: Paris when it sizzles never sizzled I’m afraid. They all laughed was a disappointment from the director of What’s Up, Doc, a movie that really made them all laugh. Always never touched me emotionally, though Audrey’s “Hep” was the best thing in the movie. Robin and Marian didn’t fully live up to it’s possibilities, but it is worth anybodies time. Bloodline might be awful, but I enjoy Audrey, much too old for the part, acting it out with other screen legends. Green Mansions has it’s flaws and Love in the Afternoon has been commented on already here because of the age difference between Audrey and Coop. All other films are pretty good ones, in my opinion, and I’ve seen them many times. Yes, Bruce, even among all those great movie memories Charade shines 😉 One movie that is not so often mentioned when talking about the “other” Hepburn deserves some extra space here: Two for the Road, modern, different, melancholic, and costarring Audrey with Albert Finney, 7 years her JUNIOR for a change! In real life, her last partner was Robert Wolders, widower of Merle Oberon and also 7 years younger than Audrey.
    Favorite Audrey moment? Strumming the guitar singing Moon River with her OWN voice 🙂

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