95% of people can't name these Steve McQueen movies from one image! How well will you do?

By: Jacqueline Samaroo
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The King of Cool was rebellious both on and off the screen. Due to his reckless and combative off-screen antics and arguments with directors and producers, McQueen wasn't exactly the easiest actor to work with. But he was popular with fans and commanded one of the highest salaries of his time. How many of these Steve McQueen movies can you name from a screenshot?

The editing of this 1968 film was highly praised. Its editor, Frank P. Keller, won both the Academy and BAFTA awards for Best Editing. He also won the American Cinema Editors Eddie Award.

There is a 1999 remake of this film, starring Pierce Brosnan and Rene Russo. Faye Dunaway, who had starred opposite Steve McQueen in the original film, made an appearance in the remake as Crowne’s psychiatrist.

Upon its release, "The Magnificent Seven" was much better received by European audiences than it was by moviegoers in the United States. It would go on to become recognized as one of the greatest films ever made.

The film is based on the actual escape of World War II prisoners of war from a German prison camp. The P.O.W.s built tunnels they nicknamed Tom, Dick and Harry.

The film is based on the classic novel, "The Carpetbaggers." McQueen plays Max Sand, the son of a white man and Indian woman killed by outlaws. He then hunts the killers for revenge.

The actual race, 24 Hours of Le Mans, had its inauguration in 1923. Due, in part, to World War II, it was not held for a 10-year period. The 85th staging of the race took place in 2017.

Along with Paul Newman, McQueen received top billing for his role in this film.

The naval computer in this film is often referred to as “Max”. Its name is actually an acronym for Magnetic Analyzer Computing Synchrotron or “MACS”.

McQueen made an uncredited appearance in this documentary about the martial arts star.

This was Steve McQueen’s second film in 1965. "Baby the Rain Must Fall" was released in January and "The Cincinnati Kid" in October.

The film premiered on November 27, 1963. That was just five days after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963.

This is the only film in which McQueen worked with famed director Don Siegel. Siegel had previously directed "The Invasion of the Body Snatchers". He was also directed five Clint Eastwood movies.

In this 1972 film, Ali MacGraw stars opposite McQueen as his wife. The pair would latter marry in real life (1973). Their marriage ended in divorce in 1978.

"Never So Few" stars Frank Sinatra and Gina Lollobrigida. Several other well-known actors (such as Charles Bronson) are also in its lineup. McQueen received favorable reviews for his (somewhat small) part as Corporal Ringa.

The film received a total of eight Academy Award nominations, including McQueen’s for Best Actor (the only nomination in his career). The film,however, did not win any of the awards for which it was nominated.

This 1965 film was directed by Robert Mulligan. He also directed McQueen’s film just prior to this one, "Love with the Proper Stranger" (1963).

This film was nominated for five Academy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards. Natalie Wood, who starred opposite McQueen, was up for the Best Actress award in both.

Rupert Crosse played Ned, one of the three adventurers. He was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for his work. This was the first such nomination for an African American.

McQueen received a Best Actor Golden Globe Award nomination for his role in this film. He lost to Al Pacino, who won for his portrayal of the title character in "Serpico".

McQueen, who was already a multi-millionaire and big-name star, appeared in an uncredited role in this film. He played a stunt motorcycle rider. The helmet he wore made him unrecognizable. McQueen was paid less than $200 for his part.

The car chase scene in Bullitt is regarded as one of the best in filmmaking. McQueen actually did some of the driving himself, but stunt drivers were also involved. In 2001, Ford Motor Company released the Ford Mustang Bullitt.

This 1972 film opened to a weak reception, both at the box office and in reviews. McQueen would team up with the film’s director, Sam Peckinpath, for the much better received "The Getaway," which was released later that year.

McQueen is almost unrecognizable in this film. He played the lead role of the bearded and bespectacled Dr. Thomas Stockman in a small Norwegian town.

This is McQueen’s penultimate film. Later that year, he died of cancer-related complications.

"On Any Sunday" is often credited as one of the best documentaries ever made about motorbike racing. McQueen, who also appeared in the film, was one of its producers.

This film was released on August 1, 1980. McQueen died three months later, on November 7, 1980.

Those who were closest to McQueen remember him and his exploits. This documentary looks at his personal life, as well as his life as an actor and avid automobile and motorcycle racer.

This 2005 Documentary contains archival footage of McQueen. It was directed by Dana Brown, son of Bruce Brown, who had directed the critically-acclaimed "On Any Sunday" – a 1971 documentary produced by, and featuring, McQueen.

McQueen plays a Jewish district attorney, trying to take down a crime ring of which his friend (played by John Drew Barrymore) had become a part.

Many of the “actors” in this film are residents of the town in St. Louis where the actual bank robbery took place.

Nicknamed “The King of Cool," McQueen was an avid racer of both cars and motorcycles. He had considered taking up race car driving as a profession.

This 1956 movie starred Paul Newman and Pier Angeli. Although McQueen played a named character (Fidel), his appearance was uncredited in the film.

McQueen’s acting abilities were widely praised throughout his career. This film marks the only time, however, that he actually won a major award. He was named Best Actor by the Moscow International Film Festival.

This, his first major role, was the last time McQueen was billed as “Steven McQueen”. In all following work he is billed as “Steve McQueen”

Budget constraints prevented the intended ending of the film. The featured ending, however, with McQueen’s character’s self-sacrifice, worked very well for audiences.

This 1998 documentary traces McQueen’s life. Family, friends and co-workers looked back at McQueen and his accomplishments.

McQueen plays a bounty hunter hired by ranchers to rid their town of rustlers. He ruthlessly carries out his job. This film is the only of McQueen’s to have received an R-rating.

The Sand Pebbles (1966) was directed by Robert Wise. He is also the director of the classic film, "The Sound of Music", which was released a year earlier, in 1965.

This film had an impressive lineup of stars, including Rip Torn and Edward G. Robinson. Its theme song was performed by Ray Charles.

McQueen was passionate about making "Le Mans", but it was a failure with both critics and at the box office. However, the film is now highly regarded for its authentic portrayal of the iconic "24 hours of Le Mans" race, and racing in general.

Lee Remick played a woman who tried to reunite with her newly-paroled husband (Steve McQueen). Both Remick and McQueen got favorable reviews for their roles in this dramatic film.

"The Blob" was initially released as the B film of a double bill with a similar film – "I Married a Monster from Outer Space." Due to its popularity, however, "The Blob" was moved up to the main attraction.

This heist film is based on an actual failed bank robbery that took place a few years earlier. Although the names of the would-be robbers were changed for the film, some of the townspeople acted in the film in their real-life roles.

McQueen had been in one major film prior to this. He played an extra in the 1953 film "Girl on the Run." It was a low-budget film in which McQueen appeared twice in the background.

McQueen played the film’s title character. The film’s poster completely sums up his lust for warfare with the statement: Some men love war the way others love women.

"Man from the South" is an episode from the "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" series. It is one of two times that McQueen appears in the series. McQueen’s then wife, Neile Adams, also played a role in this film.

McQueen is given second billing in this film. Its main star was John Drew Barrymore, actress Drew Barrymore's father.

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