William Wyler filmography

This is a list of films directed by William Wyler.

Silent films
Year Title Studio Genre Cast Notes
1925 The Crook Buster Universal Western Jack Mower, Janet Gaynor UMS*
1926 The Gunless Bad Man Universal Western UMS
1926 Ridin' for Love Universal Western UMS
1926 The Fire Barrier Universal Western UMS
1926 Don't Shoot Universal Western UMS
1926 The Pinnacle Rider Universal Western UMS
1926 Martin of the Mounted Universal Western UMS
1926 Lazy Lightning Universal Western UBSS**
1926 The Stolen Ranch Universal Western UBSS
1927 The Two Fister Universal Western UMS
1927 Kelcy Gets His Man Universal Western UMS
1927 Tenderfoot Courage Universal Western UMS
1927 The Silent Partner Universal Western UMS
1927 Blazing Days Universal Western UBSS
1927 Straight Shootin' Universal Western UBSS
1927 Galloping Justice Universal Western UMS
1927 The Haunted Homestead Universal Western UMS
1927 Hard Fists Universal Western UBSS
1927 The Lone Star Universal Western UMS
1927 The Ore Raiders Universal Western UMS
1927 The Home Trail Universal Western UMS
1927 Gun Justice Universal Western UMS
1927 The Phantom Outlaw Universal Western UMS
1927 The Square Shooter Universal Western UMS
1927 The Horse Trader Universal Western UMS
1927 Daze of the West Universal Western UMS
1927 The Border Cavalier Universal Western UBSS
1927 Desert Dust Universal Western Ted Wells
1928 Thunder Riders Universal Western Ted Wells
1928 Anybody Here Seen Kelly? Universal Comedy Bessie Love, Tom Moore
1929 The Shakedown Universal Drama James Murray, Barbara Kent Part-Talking film
1929 The Love Trap Universal Comedy Laura La Plante, Neil Hamilton Part-Talking film
* Universal's Mustang Series. Wyler made 21 two-reeler films for this series, all with a duration of 24 minutes.
** Universal's Blue Streak Series. Wyler made 6 five-reeler films for this series, all with a duration of an hour.
Sound films
Year Title Studio Genre Cast Notes
1930 Hell's Heroes Universal Drama Charles Bickford, Raymond Hatton, Fred Kohler
1930 The Storm Universal Drama Lupe Vélez, Paul Cavanagh, William Boyd
1931 A House Divided Universal Drama Walter Huston, Kent Douglas, Helen Chandler
1932 Tom Brown of Culver Universal Drama Tom Brown, H.B. Warner, Slim Summerville
1933 Her First Mate Universal Comedy Slim Summerville, Zasu Pitts, Una Merkel
1933 Counsellor at Law Universal Drama John Barrymore, Bebe Daniels
1934 Glamour Universal Drama Paul Lukas, Constance Cummings, Philip Reed
1935 The Good Fairy Universal Comedy Margaret Sullavan
1935 The Gay Deception Fox Comedy Frances Dee, Francis Lederer
1936 These Three Samuel Goldwyn Co. Drama Miriam Hopkins, Merle Oberon, Joel McCrea
1936 Dodsworth Samuel Goldwyn Co. Drama Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton, Mary Astor
1936 Come and Get It Samuel Goldwyn Co. Drama Joel McCrea, Edward Arnold, Frances Farmer, Walter Brennan Replaced Howard Hawks after 42 days
1937 Dead End Samuel Goldwyn Co. Crime Humphrey Bogart, Joel McCrea, Sylvia Sydney
1938 Jezebel Warner Bros. Romance Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, George Brent
1939 Wuthering Heights Samuel Goldwyn Co. Romance Laurence Olivier, Merle Oberon
1940 The Westerner Samuel Goldwyn Co. Western Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan
1940 The Letter Warner Bros.
First National
Drama Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall
1941 The Little Foxes Samuel Goldwyn Co. Drama Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright
1942 Mrs. Miniver MGM War Drama Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Teresa Wright
1944 The Memphis Belle First Motion Picture Unit War Documentary
First Technicolor film
1946 The Best Years of Our Lives Samuel Goldwyn Co. War Drama Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Harold Russell, Teresa Wright
1947 Thunderbolt! United States Air Force War Co-directed with John Sturges
Documentary / Short Film
1949 The Heiress Paramount Drama Olivia De Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Miriam Hopkins
1951 Detective Story Paramount Film-noir Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker
1952 Carrie Paramount Drama Laurence Olivier, Jennifer Jones, Miriam Hopkins
1953 Roman Holiday Paramount Romance Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck
1955 The Desperate Hours Paramount Film-noir Humphrey Bogart, Fredric March
1956 Friendly Persuasion Allied Artists Drama Gary Cooper DeLuxe Color film
1958 The Big Country Anthony Productions Drama Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Charlton Heston Technicolor film
1959 Ben-Hur MGM Drama Charlton Heston Technicolor film
1961 The Children's Hour Mirisch Productions Drama Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner, Miriam Hopkins
1965 The Collector Columbia Drama Terence Stamp, Samantha Eggar Technicolor film
1966 How to Steal a Million Fox Comedy Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole Technicolor film
1968 Funny Girl Columbia / Rastar Drama Barbra Streisand Technicolor film
1970 The Liberation of L.B. Jones Columbia Drama Lee J. Cobb, Anthony Zerbe, Roscoe Lee Browne, Lola Falana Technicolor film
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