Sexual tensions build between Natalie Wood and boyfriend Warren Beatty in twenties Kansas, leading to Wood's mental breakdown.
She may have been only 8 years old, but Wood turns in a great performance as a worldly-wise Santa skeptic.
A one-night stand turns into something more serious when Steve McQueen wakes up next to Wood.
She may not have sung, but who could doubt that Wood's beauty could spark a gangland war?
As Daddy's girl gone bad, Wood simmers while James Dean crackles -- earning her the first of many Oscar nods.
Wood bares much if not everything as stripper Gypsy Rose Lee and holds her own against Rosalind Russell, her domineering mother.
Though Wood's screen time is brief, she plays a pivotal part in one hell of a moving reunion with her uncle, played by John Wayne.
This rags-to-riches story of a young starlet has obvious parallels to Wood's real life and is one of her most complex performances.
This swinging sex comedy -- a humorous reminder that free love has its costs -- features Wood as Elliott Gould's fancy and free spouse.
A machine replays the last moments of someone's life. That this was Wood's last movie makes the plot all the more eerie.