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List of Aidan Quinn Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Legends of the Fall (1994)
21
3
Legends of the Fall
R
21
3

Outraged at US government's betrayal of the Natives, Colonel William Ludlow has raised his three sons, Alfred, Tristan and Samuel, away from society in the remote Montana Mountains. When naive Samuel brings his fiancée Susannah home, Alfred falls for her and she becomes attracted to Tristan, starting a chain of betrayals that follow the brothers to WWI.

As:
Cast
Role:
Alfred Ludlow
Director:
Edward Zwick
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Western, War
Star Cast:
Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Christina Pickles, Julia Ormond, Henry Thomas
2. Flipped (2010)
13
2
Flipped
PG
13
2

At their very first meeting second grader, Julie Baker, falls in love with Bryce Loski, But Bryce is not sure and tries his best to avoid her, going to the extent of dating other girls. Now in eighth grade, Julie begins to realize that she has been wrong in thinking that Bryce is the love of her life. At the same time Bryce too begins to feel that he has been wrong about Julie. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Anthony Edwards, Rebecca De Mornay, John Mahoney, Madeline Carroll
3. Song for a Raggy Boy (2003)
14
2
Song for a Raggy Boy
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
William Franklin
Director:
Aisling Walsh
Genres:
History, Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Sheehan, Dudley Sutton, Iain Glen, Alan Devlin
4. The Mission (1986)
12
2
The Mission
PG
12
2

The Mission is a 1986 British period drama which revolves around a Jesuit missionary in 18th century South America, who attempts to protect a remote South American tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal.

As:
Cast
Role:
Felipe Mendoza
Director:
Roland Joffé
Genres:
Drama, History, Adventure
Star Cast:
5. Songcatcher (2000)
19
2
Songcatcher
PG-13
19
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Maggie Greenwald
Genres:
Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Emmy Rossum, E. Katherine Kerr, Michael Goodwin, Jane Adams
6. Sarah's Key (2010)
11
2
Sarah's Key
PG-13
11
2

In modern day Paris, a journalist’s life gets intertwined with the story of a ten year old girl, whose family was torn apart during a mass arrest of Jewish citizens, at the time of the Second World War.

As:
Cast
Director:
Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Kristin Scott Thomas, Michel Duchaussoy, Niels Arestrup, Frédéric Pierrot
7. A Shine of Rainbows (2009)
16
2
A Shine of Rainbows
PG
16
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Alec
Director:
Vic Sarin
Genres:
Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Connie Nielsen, John Bell, Jack Gleeson, Tara Alice Scully
8. Benny & Joon (1993)
15
2
Benny & Joon
PG
15
2

Benny & Joon is a psychological romantic comedy film which is about a mentally ill young woman who finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton, a great silent movie comedian. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Benny Pearl
Director:
Jeremiah S. Chechik
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Johnny Depp, William H. Macy, Julianne Moore, Mary Stuart Masterson, Oliver Platt
9. Looking for Richard (1996)
10
2
Looking for Richard
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Documentary
Star Cast:
Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Harris Yulin, Madison Arnold
10. Avalon (1990)
14
3
Avalon
PG
14
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Barry Levinson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kevin Pollak, Elijah Wood, Leo Fuchs, Eve Gordon, Lou Jacobi, Armin Mueller-Stahl
11. This Is My Father (1998)
16
2
This Is My Father
R
16
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Quinn
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
John Cusack, Brendan Gleeson, James Caan, Colm Meaney, Jacob Tierney
12. Michael Collins (1996)
13
2
Michael Collins
R
13
2

Michael Collins, a revolutionary man, struggles to lead a guerilla army against the UK. Not only he helps in creation of the Irish Free State, but he also motivates the National Army to fight during the Irish Civil War.

As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Boland
Director:
Neil Jordan
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Thriller, War
13. The Assignment (1997)
13
2
The Assignment
R
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. Cmdr. Annibal Ramirez / Carlos
Director:
Christian Duguay
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Donald Sutherland, Ben Kingsley, Claudia Ferri, Céline Bonnier
14. Evelyn (2002)
11
2
Evelyn
PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Bruce Beresford
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Pierce Brosnan, Sophie Vavasseur, Niall Beagan, Hugh McDonagh, Mairead Devlin
15. If I Were You (2012)
11
2
If I Were You
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Joan Carr-Wiggin
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Marcia Gay Harden, Leonor Watling, Joseph Kell, Daniela Saioni
17. Unknown (2011)
11
2
Unknown
PG-13
11
2

A serious car-accident leads Dr. Martin Harris to a coma. After waking up, no one recognizes him, he finds another man impersonating him, and assassins hunting him. With the help of taxi driver Gina, he uncovers he is an assassin and Martin Harris is just a persona. Martin redeems himself by saving Bressler the target of his assignation.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Martin B
Director:
Jaume Collet-Serra
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Mystery
20. Reckless (1984)
12
2
Reckless
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Johnny Rourke
Director:
James Foley
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Adam Baldwin, Jennifer Grey, Daryl Hannah, Cliff De Young, Lois Smith
21. Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius (2004)
9
2
Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Vardon
Director:
Rowdy Herrington
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Biography, Sport
Star Cast:
Jim Caviezel, Matt Lanter, Malcolm McDowell, Jeremy Northam, Claire Forlani
22. Stakeout (1987)
9
2
Stakeout
R
9
2

Stakeout is an action comedy film which revolves around two detectives who are assigned to keep an eye on a convict’s ex-girlfriend after he escapes from prison, as the police believe he will eventually return to her. However, things get extremely complicated when one of the detectives start falling for her.

As:
Cast
Role:
Richard 'Stick' Montgomery
Director:
John Badham
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Emilio Estevez, Richard Dreyfuss, Forest Whitaker, Madeleine Stowe, Dan Lauria
23. The Playboys (1992)
12
2
The Playboys
PG-13
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Casey
Director:
Gillies MacKinnon
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Albert Finney, Robin Wright, Milo O'Shea, Alan Devlin
24. Practical Magic (1998)
17
3
Practical Magic
PG-13
17
3

Sisters Sally and Gillian Owens are witches. Their family curse dictates that any man they fall in love with will die an untimely death. Sally suffers the fate and so does Gillian when her abusive boyfriend Jimmy dies. After they use a forbidden spell, Jimmy’s spirit returns with the intention of ending the Owens family. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Griffin Dunne
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
25. Stolen Summer (2002)
9
2
Stolen Summer
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe O'Malley
Director:
Pete Jones
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Bonnie Hunt, Brian Dennehy, Kevin Pollak, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Lisa Dodson
26. Haunted (1995)
15
2
Haunted
R
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Prof. David Ash
Director:
Lewis Gilbert
Genres:
Horror, Drama
Star Cast:
Kate Beckinsale, John Gielgud, Anna Massey, Anthony Andrews
27. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
11
3
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
R
11
3

Dr Victor Frankenstein, a brilliant but unorthodox scientist tries to destroy the monster that he created, but it manages to escape. Later, it returns and asks for one out of two things: A bride or revenge. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Walton
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Sci-Fi, Horror, Drama
Star Cast:
28. Return to Sender (2004)
9
2
Return to Sender
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Nitzche
Director:
Bille August
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Kelly Preston, Connie Nielsen, Tim Daly, Mark Ryan
29. Rushlights (2013)
9
2
Rushlights
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Cameron Brogden
Director:
Antoni Stutz
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Romance
Star Cast:
Beau Bridges, Josh Henderson, Lorna Raver, Haley Webb
30. Blink (1993)
10
2
Blink
TV-14
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Detective John Hallstrom
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Laurie Metcalf, Madeleine Stowe, James Remar, Bruce A. Young
31. The Eclipse (2009)
9
2
The Eclipse
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Conor McPherson
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Horror
Star Cast:
Ciarán Hinds, Billy Roche, Iben Hjejle, Eanna Hardwicke
32. Dark Matter (2007)
10
2
Dark Matter
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jacob Reiser
Director:
Shi-Zheng Chen
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Taylor Schilling, Meryl Streep, Blair Brown, Ye Liu, Peng Chi
33. Handsome Harry (2009)
9
2
Handsome Harry
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Prof. Porter
Director:
Bette Gordon
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Steve Buscemi, Jamey Sheridan, Mariann Mayberry, John Savage
34. Wild Child (2008)
9
3
Wild Child
PG-13
9
3

Poppy Moore, a spoiled teenager from a wealthy Malibu family is sent by her father to her late mother’s strict British convent, Abbey Mounts. She rebelliously resolves to misbehave to get expelled, and antagonizes all dorm girls and also, Principal Mrs. Kingsley. As Principal’s son Freddie shows interest in her, she decides to use it; but soon realizes some truths of life. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Gerry Moore
Director:
Nick Moore
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Emma Roberts, Alex Pettyfer, Natasha Richardson, Johnny Pacar
35. Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)
11
2
Desperately Seeking Susan
PG-13
11
2

Roberta is a housewife who leads a dull and boring life. Her life takes an interesting turn when she loses her memory, and is mistaken for another woman named Susan.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dez
Director:
Susan Seidelman
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Steven Alexander Wright, Laurie Metcalf, Steven Wright, Rosanna Arquette, Robert Joy
37. The 5th Quarter (2010)
8
2
The 5th Quarter
PG
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Steven Abbate
Director:
Rick Bieber
Genres:
Biography, Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Andie MacDowell, Ryan Merriman, R. Keith Harris, Anessa Ramsey
38. In Dreams (1999)
11
2
In Dreams
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul Cooper
Director:
Neil Jordan
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Robert Downey Jr., Annette Bening, Paul Guilfoyle, Katie Sagona
39. Commandments (1997)
8
2
Commandments
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Seth Warner
Director:
Daniel Taplitz
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Amy Sedaris, Courteney Cox, Anthony LaPaglia, Peter Jacobson
40. The Last Keepers (2013)
8
2
The Last Keepers
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
John Carver
Director:
Maggie Greenwald
Genres:
Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Jessica Rothe, Olympia Dukakis, Virginia Madsen, Zosia Mamet
41. Shadow of Fear (2004)
7
1
Shadow of Fear
PG-13
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Detective Scofield
Director:
Rich Cowan
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
James Spader, Lacey Chabert, Robin Tunney, Peter Coyote, Matthew Davis
42. Jonah Hex (2010)
7
1
Jonah Hex
PG-13
7
1

Jonah Hex was a Confederate Cavalryman until his commander ordered him to burn down a hospital. Today, he is a bounty hunter with a warrant on his head and an ability to temporarily resurrect the dead.  The US military now wants him to stop his ex-commander from unleashing chaos across the country, an offer he cannot refuse. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Jimmy Hayward
Genres:
Thriller, Western, Fantasy, Action, Drama
43. Festival of Lights (2010)
12
2
Festival of Lights
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Adem
Director:
Shundell Prasad
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jimi Mistry, Melinda Shankar, Ritu Singh Pande, Stephen Hadeed Jr.
44. The Stand Up (2011)
11
2
The Stand Up
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sandy
Director:
David Wexler
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Margarita Levieva, Arija Bareikis, Jonathan Sollis, Jonathan Reed Wexler
45. 32A (2007)
9
2
32A
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Marian Quinn
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jared Harris, Ailish McCarthy, Sophie Jo Wasson, Orla Long
47. Crusoe (1988)
10
2
Crusoe
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Crusoe
Director:
Caleb Deschanel
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
William Hootkins, Jimmy Nail, Elvis Payne, Richard D. Sharp
48. Proud (2004)
9
2
Proud
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mary Pat Kelly
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ossie Davis, Vernel Bagneris, Janet Hubert, Reggie Austin
49. Stay (2013)
8
2
Stay
TV-14
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dermot Fay
Director:
Wiebke von Carolsfeld
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Taylor Schilling, Michael Ironside, Gina Moxley, Brian Gleeson
50. Cavedweller (2004)
8
2
Cavedweller
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Clint Windsor
Director:
Lisa Cholodenko
Genres:
Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Kyra Sedgwick, Kevin Bacon, Jill Scott, Sherilyn Fenn, Regan Arnold
52. The Lemon Sisters (1989)
7
1
The Lemon Sisters
PG-13
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Joyce Chopra
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Nathan Lane, Diane Keaton, Carol Kane, Rubén Blades, Elliott Gould
53. Allegiance (2012)
7
1
Allegiance
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Lieutenant Colonel Owens
Director:
Michael Connors
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Malik Yoba, Pablo Schreiber, Corey Hawkins, Seth Gabel

TV Movie(s)

1. An Early Frost (1985)
13
2
An Early Frost
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Michael Pierson
Director:
John Erman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzara, Bill Paxton, Sylvia Sidney, Gena Rowlands
2. Miracle Run (2004)
12
2
Miracle Run
TV-PG
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Douglas Thomas
Director:
Gregg Champion
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Zac Efron, Mary-Louise Parker, Jake Cherry, Bubba Lewis
3. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007)
12
2
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
TV-14
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry Dawes
Director:
Yves Simoneau
Genres:
Drama, History, Western
Star Cast:
Anna Paquin, August Schellenberg, Fred Dalton Thompson, Chevez Ezaneh
4. The Prince of Motor City (2008)
11
2
The Prince of Motor City
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jack Bender
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Piper Perabo, Andie MacDowell, Mike Allen, Max Bassett
5. Two of Us (2000)
10
2
Two of Us
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul McCartney
Director:
Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Genres:
Music, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Jared Harris, Ric Reid, Martin Martinuzzi, Neil Foster
7. Forbidden Territory: Stanley's Search for Livingstone (1997)
9
2
Forbidden Territory: Stanley's Search for Livingstone
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry Morton Stanley
Director:
Simon Langton
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, History
Star Cast:
Nigel Hawthorne, Edward Fox, Kabir Bedi, Dylan Baker
8. Plainsong (2004)
9
2
Plainsong
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Guthrie
Director:
Richard Pearce
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
America Ferrera, Geoffrey Lewis, Rachel Griffiths, William Andrews
9. See You in My Dreams (2004)
10
3
See You in My Dreams
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe F. Brown
Director:
Graeme Clifford
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jacinda Barrett, Cheech Marin, Will Estes, Marcia Gay Harden
10. The Prince and the Pauper (2000)
9
2
The Prince and the Pauper
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Miles Hendon
Director:
Giles Foster
Genres:
Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Alan Bates, Jonathan Hyde, Jonathan Timmins, Robert Timmins
11. Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor (2003)
10
2
Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Gen. Benedict Arnold
Director:
Mikael Salomon
Genres:
History, Drama
Star Cast:
Kelsey Grammer, Flora Montgomery, John Light, John Kavanagh
12. Christmas Rescue (2012)
10
2
Christmas Rescue
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Matt Davidson
Director:
Anne Wheeler
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Scott Hylands, Kari Matchett, MacKenzie Porter, Edward Ruttle
13. A Private Matter (1992)
9
2
A Private Matter
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bob Finkbine
Director:
Joan Micklin Silver
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Carla Gugino, William H. Macy, Sissy Spacek, Sheila McCarthy, Leon Russom, Estelle Parsons
14. Perfect Witness (1989)
9
2
Perfect Witness
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sam Paxton
Director:
Robert Mandel
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Brian Dennehy, Stockard Channing, Laura Harrington, Delroy Lindo
15. Lies of the Twins (1991)
7
1
Lies of the Twins
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
James McEwan / Jonathan McEwan
Director:
Tim Hunter
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Isabella Rossellini, Claudia Christian, Iman, John Pleshette
16. Mayday (2005)
7
1
Mayday
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
John Berry
Director:
T.J. Scott
Genres:
Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Dean Cain, Michael Murphy, Charles S. Dutton, Kelly Hu

TV Shows and Videos

Prime Suspect (2011)
Prime Suspect
TV-14
As:
Cast
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Paula Malcomson, Maria Bello, Jay Mohr, Kirk Acevedo, Bodhi Elfman
Madonna: Into the Groove (1985)
Madonna: Into the Groove
As:
Cast
Role:
Dez
Director:
Susan Seidelman, Egbert van Hees
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Rosanna Arquette, Robert Joy, Madonna
Canterbury's Law (2008)
Canterbury's Law
As:
Cast
Director:
Timothy Busfield
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Keith David, Julianna Margulies, Terry Kinney, Ben Shenkman
Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010)
Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright
R
As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie Wright
Director:
R. Ellis Frazier
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Andy Garcia, Mario Van Peebles, Bokeem Woodbine, Claudia Ferri