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List of Alan Ruck Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
15
3
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
PG-13
15
3

Habitual slacker Ferris Bueller makes an elaborate plan to pull off a special day off from school pretending to be sick while he shares an adventurous ride through Chicago with his girlfriend Sloane and his friend Cameron in the prized Ferrari of the latter's father. Meanwhile, convinced that he is faking, his dean desperately attempts to expose him.

As:
Cast
Role:
Cameron Frye
Director:
John Hughes
Genres:
Comedy
2. Bad Boys (1983)
12
3
Bad Boys
R
12
3

Mick O’Brien is a 16 year old Irish hoodlum from Chicago who commits small crimes such as snatching purses, and getting into fights, although he aspires to commit bigger and more cruel things. However, he accidentally kills an eight-year old kid, after which he is sent to prison. Prison life seems to be way tougher than he expected.

As:
Cast
Director:
Rick Rosenthal
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Sean Penn, Ally Sheedy, Esai Morales, Reni Santoni, Jim Moody, Eric Gurry
3. Speed (1994)
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2
Speed
R
13
2

Speed is an action-packed thriller where a bomb on a bus is rigged to blow up if the speed of the bus falls below 50 mph. Set in Los Angeles, a brave cop, played by Keanu Reeves, tries to save the passengers on the bus with the aid of another passenger, portrayed by Sandra Bullock, before the bomb goes off.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jan de Bont
Genres:
Crime, Action, Adventure, Thriller
4. Captive State (2019)
11
2
Captive State
PG-13
11
2

Captive State is a horror science fiction film which revolves around a young man named Gabriel, who decides to take a stand against alien rule, ten years after they invade to take over Earth. However, the fight is going to be harder than he expects.

As:
Cast
Director:
Rupert Wyatt
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
John Goodman, Vera Farmiga, Kevin Dunn, Jonathan Majors
5. Ghost Town (2008)
13
2
Ghost Town
PG-13
13
2

Socially-awkward dentist, Bertram Pincus, almost dies during a surgical procedure and incredibly, is revived after 7 minutes. Following this, he realizes that he can see and connect with ghosts, who are now after him to solve their problems. One of them, Frank Herlihy, badgers him to break up the forthcoming wedding of his widow, Gwen. Now, where will this lead Bertram to?

As:
Cast
Director:
David Koepp
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Ricky Gervais, Greg Kinnear, Kristen Wiig, Danai Gurira, Jordan Carlos, Brian Hutchison, Dequina Moore
6. Star Trek: Generations (1994)
10
3
Star Trek: Generations
PG
10
3

During a rescue mission to save two El-Aurian ships, Captain James T. Kirk is left behind in an energy field and presumed dead while trying to save the USS Enterprise-B. Years later, when one of the survivors Dr. Soran decides to exploit the energy field again, it is up to Captain Picard and the USS Enterprise-D to stop him.

As:
Cast
Director:
David Carson
Genres:
Adventure, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Mystery, Action
8. Extraordinary Measures (2010)
10
2
Extraordinary Measures
PG
10
2

Extraordinary Measures is a drama film which tells the story of John and Aileen, whose two children suffer from a rare genetic condition. They try to find a researcher who might be able to find a cure, before the condition results in the death of their children.

As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Vaughan
Genres:
Drama
9. Class (1983)
12
2
Class
R
12
2

Class is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of a young naïve country boy named Jonathan who gets a scholarship at a classy school in the city. He soon starts having an affair with a beautiful woman, who is much older. She ends their relationship upon discovering that he is just 17. During the Christmas holidays, he visits the home of Skip, his friend, and he discovers that the woman he had an affair with, was none other than Skip’s mother.

As:
Cast
Director:
Lewis John Carlino
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
10. Twister (1996)
13
2
Twister
PG-13
13
2

Successful weatherman Bill Harding seeks out his estranged storm chaser wife Jo to get divorce papers signed, but finds out that she has developed devices based on his design to further tornado research. When he realizes that a rival has copied his design, he rushes to get Jo's devices field tested at the heart of violent tornados.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jan de Bont
Genres:
Thriller, Adventure, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
11. Freaky (2020)
10
2
Freaky
R
10
2

Freaky is a slasher comedy film which revolves around a high-school teenage girl named Millie, who becomes the target of a notorious serial killer aka The Butcher. However, when The Butcher’s mystical dagger causes him and Millie to switch bodies magically, Millie discovers that she must get her identity back within 24 hours before the change becomes permanent.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Bernardi
Genres:
Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
12. Shanghai Calling (2012)
10
2
Shanghai Calling
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Daniel Hsia
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Daniel Henney, Bill Paxton, Le Geng, Sean Gallagher
13. Three Fugitives (1989)
10
2
Three Fugitives
PG-13
10
2

Three Fugitives is an action comedy film which tells the story of Lucas, who visits a bank after being released from jail for several armed robberies. Although he is reformed, things get complicated when there is another robber at the bank, and Lucas is taken hostage. He is forced to run with his captor, when it is mistakenly assumed that they are working together.

As:
Cast
Role:
Tener
Director:
Francis Veber
Genres:
Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Martin Short, Nick Nolte, James Earl Jones, Sarah Rowland Doroff
14. War Machine (2017)
9
2
War Machine
TV-MA
9
2

War Machine is a war drama comedy film, revolving around a successful, charismatic four-star general, Glenn McMahon, who has to confront opposition from enemies, allies and bureaucrats while leading a massive rebuilding operation in Afghanistan.   

As:
Cast
Director:
David Michôd
Genres:
War, Drama, Comedy
15. Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (2018)
9
2
Sierra Burgess Is a Loser
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Burgess
Director:
Ian Samuels
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lea Thompson, Loretta Devine, Noah Centineo, RJ Cyler
18. Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)
9
2
Cheaper by the Dozen
PG
9
2

When Tom Baker, a father of twelve children, receives an offer to coach at his alma mater, he decides to accept it and relocates his entire family to his hometown. But before they can fully settle down, his wife goes off on a national tour to promote the book she has written. He must now balance his career dream and his responsibility towards his large family. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Shawn Levy
Genres:
Comedy, Family
20. I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009)
8
2
I Love You, Beth Cooper
PG-13
8
2

On graduation day, a nerdy student proclaims his love for Beth Cooper, the hottest and the most popular girl in his school, during his graduation speech. The same night, she shows up at his door along with few other schoolmates and offers to show him the best night of his life. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Chris Columbus
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Hayden Panettiere, Marie Avgeropoulos, Lauren Storm, Jack Carpenter, Paul Rust
21. Born to Be Wild (1995)
8
3
Born to Be Wild
PG
8
3
As:
Cast
Director:
John Gray
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Thomas F. Wilson, Helen Shaver, John C. McGinley, Peter Boyle, Marvin J. McIntyre
22. The Happening (2008)
8
2
The Happening
TV-MA
8
2

In an apocalyptic future, humanity is being plagued by an airborne neurotoxin, purportedly released as a defense mechanism by plants, which is driving people to mass suicide. Science teacher Elliot Moore, his wife Alma, and his colleague's daughter Jess struggle to survive from the intangible threat, but are on the verge of giving in.

As:
Cast
Genres:
Thriller, Sci-Fi
23. Carnage Park (2016)
8
2
Carnage Park
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mickey Keating
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Horror, Action
Star Cast:
Pat Healy, Bob Bancroft, Ashley Bell, James Landry Hébert
25. Destroyer (2014)
13
3
Destroyer
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Frank
Director:
Andrew Kightlinger
Genres:
Romance, Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Judith Hoag, Matt Roy
26. Booted (2011)
13
3
Booted
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
The Meter Maid
Director:
Shaun Paul Costello
Genres:
Comedy, Action, Romance
Star Cast:
Greg Bell, Shaun Paul Costello, Joe Gariffo, Brian Anthony Wilson
27. Close-Up (2011)
12
2
Close-Up
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
The LA Director
Director:
Jose E. Cruz Jr.
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ryan Dunn, Shaun Paul Costello, Brian Anthony Wilson, Valentina Mohle
28. Just Like in the Movies (1990)
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2
Just Like in the Movies
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dean
Director:
Mark Halliday, Bram Towbin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jay O. Sanders, Katherine Borowitz, Michael Jeter, Alex Vincent
29. Exact Fare (2005)
11
2
Exact Fare
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Patty
Director:
George Nicholas
Genres:
Fantasy, Short
Star Cast:
William Stone Mahoney, Patty O'Brien, Chazz Menendez, Dorian Hamilton
30. Eavesdrop (2008)
11
3
Eavesdrop
11
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Matthew Miele
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Chris Parnell, Anna Chlumsky, Tovah Feldshuh, Wendie Malick
31. Goodbye Baby (2007)
11
2
Goodbye Baby
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Daniel Schechter
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jerry Adler, Hunter Bell, Jay Black, Richie Byrne
32. Endsville (2000)
11
2
Endsville
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kenneth Thith
Director:
Steven Cantor
Star Cast:
Judd Nelson, Zach Braff, Laraine Newman, Kyle Secor
33. Everything Put Together (2000)
10
2
Everything Put Together
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Marc Forster
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Megan Mullally, Radha Mitchell, Catherine Lloyd Burns, Jacqueline Heinze
34. Walking to the Waterline (1998)
10
2
Walking to the Waterline
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Matt Mulhern
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Hal Holbrook, Matthew Broderick, Matt Mulhern, Hallie Foote, Kara Silver
35. Deathly (2015)
10
2
Deathly
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Richard
Director:
Mike Williamson
Genres:
Horror, Short
Star Cast:
Kathleen Wilhoite, Mickey Keating, Christina Elizabeth Smith
36. Dreamland (2016)
9
2
Dreamland
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Schwartzman
Genres:
Music, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jason Schwartzman, Shay Mitchell, Talia Shire, Frankie Shaw, Johnny Simmons, Beverly D'Angelo
37. False Creek Stories (2010)
10
2
False Creek Stories
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mathieu Ricordi
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Stephen Lang, Aviva Baumann, David Beairsto, Tanja Dixon-Warren
38. Three for the Road (1987)
8
2
Three for the Road
PG
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
T.S.
Director:
Bill Norton
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Charlie Sheen, Kerri Green, Sally Kellerman, Blair Tefkin
39. Fixed (2017)
7
1
Fixed
TV-MA
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Alonso Mayo
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Andy Comeau, Mindy Sterling, Leonard Roberts, Melissa Molinaro
40. InAlienable (2007)
5
1
InAlienable
5
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Dyke
Genres:
Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Richard Hatch, Walter Koenig, Gary Graham, Courtney Peldon

TV Movie(s)

1. Hard Knox (1984)
10
2
Hard Knox
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Werner
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Erwin, Robert Conrad, Red West, Joan Sweeny
2. Zombie Night (2013)
5
1
Zombie Night
TV-14
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Joseph
Director:
John Gulager
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Daryl Hannah, Anthony Michael Hall, Shirley Jones, Rachel G. Fox
3. The Novice (2014)
13
3
The Novice
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Bill Jones
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Willa Fitzgerald, Byron Mann, Shane Coffey, Will Yun Lee
4. Shooter (1988)
12
2
Shooter
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Stork O'Connor
Director:
Gary Nelson
Genres:
Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Helen Hunt, Noble Willingham, Kario Salem, Jeffrey Nordling
5. First Steps (1985)
11
2
First Steps
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Sheldon Larry
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Gary Cole, Megan Mullally, Kim Darby, Frances Lee McCain
7. Don't Ask (2005)
10
2
Don't Ask
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Howard Collins
Director:
Lev L. Spiro
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kristen Johnston, Gage Golightly, Ken Baumann, Teo Olivares
8. The Wyoming Story (2010)
10
2
The Wyoming Story
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Hollister Ames
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sean Faris, Michael Hyatt, Renée Felice Smith, Alisha Newton
9. The Ransom of Red Chief (1998)
9
2
The Ransom of Red Chief
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ambrose Dorset
Director:
Bob Clark
Genres:
Western, Comedy
Star Cast:
Christopher Lloyd, Haley Joel Osment, Michael Jeter, Kaitlin Hopkins

Animation(s)

TV Shows and Videos

The Exorcist (2016)
The Exorcist
TV-14
As:
Cast
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Drama
Star Cast:
Ben Daniels, Alfonso Herrera, Brianne Howey, Hannah Kasulka
The Famous Teddy Z (1989)
The Famous Teddy Z
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bebe Neuwirth, Milton Selzer, Susan Anton, Jon Cryer
Succession (2018)
Succession
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Role:
Connor Roy (10 episodes, 2018)
Director:
Adam McKay, Adam Arkin, Mark Mylod, Miguel Arteta
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kieran Culkin, Brian Cox, Peter Friedman, Nicholas Braun
Bunheads (2012)
Bunheads
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Alex Borstein, Sutton Foster, Nathan Parsons, Jeanine Mason
Hindsight (2015)
Hindsight
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Daphne Zuniga, John Patrick Amedori, Laura Ramsey, Craig Horner
The Whispers (2015)
The Whispers
TV-14
As:
Cast
Director:
Kenneth Fink, Brad Turner, P.J. Pesce, Charles Beeson
Genres:
Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama
Star Cast:
Milo Ventimiglia, Kristen Connolly, Lily Rabe, Barry Sloane, Derek Webster
The Catch (2016)
The Catch
As:
Cast
Director:
Kevin Dowling, Jann Turner, John Scott, Rob J. Greenlea
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Krause, Samira Wiley, Missi Pyle, Mireille Enos, Nia Vardalos, Sonya Walger
Going Places (1990)
Going Places
As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie Davis (19 episodes, 1990-1991)
Director:
Rich Correll, Lee Shallat Chemel
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rider Strong, Heather Locklear, Jerry Levine, Staci Keanan
Intelligence (2014)
Intelligence
As:
Cast
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Josh Holloway, Meghan Ory, John Billingsley, Michael Rady
Ruby & the Rockits (2009)
Ruby & the Rockits
As:
Cast
Director:
Leonard R. Garner Jr., Asaad Kelada, Ted Wass, Fred Savage
Genres:
Comedy, Music, Family
Star Cast:
Austin Butler, David Cassidy, Lucy Hale, Alexa Vega, Alexa PenaVega, Patrick Cassidy, Katie A. Keane
Persons Unknown (2010)
Persons Unknown
As:
Cast
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Jason Wiles, Tina Holmes, Lola Glaudini, Chadwick Boseman
Daddy's Girls (1994)
Daddy's Girls
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dudley Moore, Keri Russell, Harvey Fierstein, Meredith Scott Lynn
Queens Supreme (2003)
Queens Supreme
As:
Cast
Director:
Matthew Penn, Jace Alexander, David Platt, John Patterson, Adam Bernstein
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kyra Sedgwick, Sarah Wayne Callies, Idris Elba, Oliver Platt, Annabella Sciorra, Robert Loggia, L. Scott Caldwell
Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life (2016)
Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life
TV-14
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jane Kaczmarek, Justin Bartha, Liza Lapira, Meaghan Rath
Star Trek: Of Gods and Men (2007)
Star Trek: Of Gods and Men
As:
Cast
Role:
Captain John Harriman
Director:
Tim Russ
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Nichelle Nichols, Walter Koenig, Garrett Wang, William Wellman Jr.
Muscle (1995)
Muscle
As:
Cast
Director:
Gary Halvorson, Will Mackenzie
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Shannon Kenny, Dan Gauthier, Amy Pietz, Wendy Benson-Landes
We Are Men (2013)
We Are Men
As:
Cast
Director:
Adam Arkin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kal Penn, Jerry O'Connell, Dave Foley, Gia Carides
The Horse Who Said 'Hey' (2014)
The Horse Who Said 'Hey'
As:
Cast
Director:
Ryan Perez
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Mireille Enos, Bette Bentley, Jill Donnelly, Lesley Tsina