1 Bogart: Best and Worst Performances

Of his 79 films, Humphrey Bogart gave at least a dozen great performances:

Three Finest Roles

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, some say his best film

The Maltese Falcon, one of the finest mystery films ever made


Other Great Performances

The Petrified Forest. 1936

High Sierra, 1941

To Have and Have Not, 1944

Key Largo, 1948

The Big Sleep

In a Lonely Place

Dead Reckoning

The African Queen

Barefoot Contessa

Mutiny on the Caine

Worst Performances

The Two Mrs. Carroll in 1947, opposite Barbara Stanwyck, in which he played a neurotic artist, was the worst film of his career.

Bogart himself considered Swing Your Lady of 1938 to contain his worst work as an actor.

Battle Circus

Tokyo Joe



Desperate Hours

We’re No Angels


Too Old