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List of Andrew McCarthy Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Joy Luck Club (1993)
19
4
The Joy Luck Club
R
19
4

The Joy Luck Club is a drama film which revolves around four Chinese women, who along with their mothers, try to find answers regarding their complex relationships. The film then takes us to the past, and reveals the hidden pasts of the women and how their lives were shaped by clashes of Chinese and American cultures.

As:
Cast
Director:
Wayne Wang
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
France Nuyen, Ming-Na Wen, Kieu Chinh, Tsai Chin, Lisa Lu
2. Pretty in Pink (1986)
23
2
Pretty in Pink
PG-13
23
2

Sweet and intelligent teenager Andie is not very popular in her school. Duckie, who is smitten with her, and Iona, are her closest friends though she has a secret crush on wealthy heartthrob Blane. When Blane starts showing interest in her, Andie is sure that she has found true love. However, while her friends disapprove, Blane’s friend circle looks down on her.

 

As:
Cast
Director:
Howard Deutch
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
4. The Beniker Gang (1984)
12
3
The Beniker Gang
G
12
3

The film tells the story of five kids growing up in an orphanage, who don’t want to be separated from each other by adoption.

As:
Cast
Role:
Arthur Beniker
Director:
Ken Kwapis
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Thomas Patrick Walsh, J.T. Walsh, Charles Fields, Danny Pintauro, Jennifer Dundas
5. Weekend at Bernie's (1989)
24
2
Weekend at Bernie's
TV-14
24
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Larry Wilson
Director:
Ted Kotcheff
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Terry Kiser, Catherine Mary Stewart, Don Calfa, Jonathan Silverman
7. New Waterford Girl (1999)
12
3
New Waterford Girl
12
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Allan Moyle
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Nicholas Campbell, Cathy Moriarty, Mark McKinney, Mary Walsh
8. Cosas que nunca te dije (1996)
12
3
Cosas que nunca te dije
12
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Don Henderson
Director:
Isabel Coixet
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Leslie Mann, Alexis Arquette, Lili Taylor, Peggy West, Sherilyn Lawson
9. The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
15
2
The Spiderwick Chronicles
PG
15
2

Recently divorced Helen Grace and her three children, Mallory, Jared and Simon, have just moved into an isolated old house owned by their great, great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. But when Jared finds an old Guide book, written by Arthur and comes to know about supernatural creatures living in the same house, disturbing incidences begin to occur on daily basis. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Richard Grace
Director:
Mark Waters
Genres:
Family, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
10. Class (1983)
19
2
Class
R
19
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
Role:
Jonathan
Director:
Lewis John Carlino
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
11. Less Than Zero (1987)
16
3
Less Than Zero
R
16
3

Clay comes home after his first semester of college due to his ex-girlfriend’s request but he soon encounters some disturbing developments. He comes to know that his former lover has developed an addiction to cocaine.

As:
Cast
Role:
Clay
Director:
Marek Kanievska
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
13. Mulholland Falls (1996)
12
2
Mulholland Falls
R
12
2

Frustrated with the rules and weaknesses of the justice system, a team of four LAPD detectives, decide to commit the unlawful execution of a powerful gangster. They are soon brought in when a young woman’s body is found at a construction site. As the detectives continue their investigation, they soon receive a film of her having sex in a motel room.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Lee Tamahori
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Mystery, Drama
14. Mannequin (1987)
20
3
Mannequin
PG
20
3

Jonathan is an unemployed artist, who finds a job at a store as an assistant window dresser. He soon comes across a beautiful mannequin which he had designed himself previously. Things take an interesting turn, when she comes to life, and they fall for each other.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jonathan Switcher
Director:
Michael Gottlieb
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
15. Night of the Running Man (1995)
12
2
Night of the Running Man
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jerry Logan
Director:
Mark L. Lester
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Matthew Laurance, Alex Zonn, Carl Ciarfalio, Antony Ponzini
16. The Good Guy (2009)
11
2
The Good Guy
R
11
2

Tommy teaches his geeky co-worker Daniel how to charm women. Soon, Daniel gets acquainted with Beth, Tommy’s girlfriend. But things get complicated, when Beth starts spending more time with Daniel.

As:
Cast
Role:
Cash
Director:
Julio DePietro
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Anna Chlumsky, Aaron Yoo, Alexis Bledel, Scott Porter, Bryan Greenberg
17. Year of the Gun (1991)
10
2
Year of the Gun
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
David Raybourne
Director:
John Frankenheimer
Genres:
Thriller, Romance, Action
Star Cast:
Sharon Stone, John Pankow, Valeria Golino, Mattia Sbragia
18. Only You (1992)
9
2
Only You
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Clifford Godfrey
Director:
Betty Thomas
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Helen Hunt, Kelly Preston, Joel Murray, Daniel Roebuck
20. Main Street (2010)
10
2
Main Street
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Doyle
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Colin Firth, Orlando Bloom, Ellen Burstyn, Patricia Clarkson, Amber Tamblyn
21. Weekend at Bernie's II (1993)
11
2
Weekend at Bernie's II
TV-PG
11
2

Weekend at Bernie’s II is an adventure fantasy comedy film which tells the story of Larry and Richard, who are blamed for the corruption committed by their boss, after his death. In order to clear their names, they decide to find the missing money. After learning that the fortune is hidden in the Virgin Islands, they decide to travel there, but they are unaware that a group of gangsters are also in search of the money.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Larry Wilson
Director:
Robert Klane
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gary Dourdan, Barry Bostwick, Terry Kiser, Jonathan Silverman
22. Camp Hell (2010)
6
1
Camp Hell
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Michael Leary
Director:
George VanBuskirk
Genres:
Drama, Horror
Star Cast:
Jesse Eisenberg, Dana Delany, Caroline London, Will Denton
23. News for the Church (2004)
14
3
News for the Church
14
3
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Andrew McCarthy
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Nora-Jane Noone, Jarlath Conroy, Frank O'Sullivan, James O'Reilly
24. Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best (2011)
11
2
Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Brian
Director:
Ryan O'Nan
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Jason Ritter, Arielle Kebbel, Michael Weston, Ryan O'Nan
25. Everything Relative (1996)
10
2
Everything Relative
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Sharon Pollack
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Harvey Fierstein, Monica Bell, Carol Schneider, Ellen McLaughlin
27. Anything But Love (2002)
10
2
Anything But Love
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Elliot Shephard
Director:
Robert Cary
Genres:
Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Ilana Levine, Cameron Bancroft, Isabel Rose, Alix Korey
28. Snatched (2011)
10
2
Snatched
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Baum
Director:
Joe Cacaci
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ernest Borgnine, Kate Vernon, Jonathan Silverman, Jay Thomas
29. Diggity's Treasure (2001)
11
2
Diggity's Treasure
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Raymond Cane
Director:
Tom Reeve
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Louise Lombard, Lynda Baron, Bill Treacher, Stefan Jürgens
31. Stag (1997)
9
2
Stag
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Gavin Wilding
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Jerry Stiller, Ben Gazzara, Kevin Dillon, Mario Van Peebles, Mark Blum, John Stockwell, Gerald Anthony
32. Kansas (1988)
10
3
Kansas
R
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Wade Corey
Director:
David Stevens
Genres:
Romance, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Matt Dillon, Kyra Sedgwick, Leslie Hope, Andy Romano
34. Nowhere in Sight (2001)
9
2
Nowhere in Sight
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Eric Shelton
Director:
Douglas Jackson
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Helen Slater, Christopher Heyerdahl, Richard Jutras, Miklos Perlus
35. Dead Funny (1994)
9
2
Dead Funny
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Reggie Barker
Director:
John Feldman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Allison Janney, Blanche Baker, Elizabeth Peña, Paige Turco
36. Dr. M (1990)
8
2
Dr. M
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Claude Chabrol
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Jennifer Beals, Alan Bates, Hanns Zischler, Jan Niklas, Benoît Régent
37. Jours tranquilles à Clichy (1990)
8
3
Jours tranquilles à Clichy
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry Miller, AKA Joey
Director:
Claude Chabrol
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Nigel Havers, Barbara De Rossi, Stéphanie Tchou-Cotta, Isolde Barth
38. New World Disorder (1999)
8
2
New World Disorder
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kurt Bishop
Director:
Richard Spence
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Rutger Hauer, Tara Fitzgerald, Michelle Gomez, Hari Dhillon
39. 2BPerfectlyHonest (2004)
8
2
2BPerfectlyHonest
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Josh
Director:
Randel Cole
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Aida Turturro, Hayley Mills, John Turturro, Adam Trese
40. Bela Donna (1998)
8
2
Bela Donna
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Fábio Barreto
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Natasha Henstridge, Florinda Bolkan, Sophie Ward, Eduardo Moscovis
41. A Twist of Faith (1999)
8
2
A Twist of Faith
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry Smith
Director:
Chris Angel
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Michael Ironside, Matthew Laurance, Jayne Heitmeyer, Suzy Joachim

TV Movie(s)

1. Straight from the Heart (2003)
27
4
Straight from the Heart
27
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Tyler Ross
Director:
David S. Cass Sr.
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Greg Evigan, Teri Polo, Patricia Kalember, Christine Tucci
2. The Sight (2000)
11
2
The Sight
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Michael Lewis
Director:
Paul W.S. Anderson
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Star Cast:
Edie Falco, Kevin Tighe, Amanda Redman, Jessica Oyelowo
3. The Christmas Tree (1996)
20
2
The Christmas Tree
20
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Richard Reilly
Director:
Sally Field
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Trini Alvarado, Betty Aberlin, Julie Harris, Suzi Hofrichter
4. The Way (2006)
12
2
The Way
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Rod Holcomb
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Jane Alexander, Julia Ormond, Jason Behr, Kortney Adams
5. A Storm in Summer (2000)
12
2
A Storm in Summer
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Stanley Banner
Director:
Robert Wise
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Falk, Nastassja Kinski, Ruby Dee, Aaron Meeks
6. Come Dance with Me (2012)
16
2
Come Dance with Me
16
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack
Director:
John Bradshaw
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Zachary Bennett, Michelle Nolden, Mary Long, Stephanie Anne Mills
7. Georgetown (2002)
11
2
Georgetown
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Scott Winant
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Helen Mirren, Fred Ward, Joanna Going, Aaron Michael Lacey
8. The National Tree (2009)
13
2
The National Tree
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Corey Burdock
Director:
Graeme Campbell
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jayne Eastwood, Kari Matchett, Paula Brancati, Evan Williams
9. Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (2000)
10
2
Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Robert 'Bobby' Kennedy
Director:
David Burton Morris
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Emily VanCamp, Tom Skerritt, Frances Fisher, Tim Matheson
10. A Father for Brittany (1998)
11
2
A Father for Brittany
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Keith Lussier
Director:
Alan Metzger
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Chuck Shamata, Michael Learned, Linda Sorensen, Teri Polo
11. Escape Clause (1996)
10
2
Escape Clause
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Richard Ramsay
Director:
Brian Trenchard-Smith
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Paul Sorvino, Connie Britton, Kate McNeil, Stan Egi
12. The Secret Life of Zoey (2002)
10
2
The Secret Life of Zoey
TV-14
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mike Harper
Director:
Robert Mandel
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mia Farrow, Julia Whelan, Cliff De Young, Caroline Aaron
13. The Courtyard (1995)
9
2
The Courtyard
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jonathan
Director:
Fred Walton
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Cheech Marin, Bonnie Bartlett, David Packer, Mädchen Amick
14. The Hollywood Mom's Mystery (2004)
8
2
The Hollywood Mom's Mystery
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
David S. Cass Sr
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy
Star Cast:
Angie Everhart, George Hamilton, Martin Kove, David Henrie, Justine Bateman
15. Hostile Force (1997)
8
2
Hostile Force
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rabbit (Mike)
Director:
Michael Kennedy
Genres:
Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Wolf Larson, Cynthia Geary, Hannes Jaenicke, Cali Timmins
16. Crusader (2005)
7
1
Crusader
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Hank Robinson
Director:
Bryan Goeres
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Bo Derek, Michael York, Richard Tyson, Ana Álvarez
17. Perfect Assassins (1998)
7
1
Perfect Assassins
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Ben Carroway
Director:
H. Gordon Boos
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Portia de Rossi, Nick Mancuso, Matthew Laurance, Robert Patrick

Animation(s)

TV Shows and Videos

TURN: Washington's Spies (2014)
TURN: Washington's Spies
TV-14
As:
Director
Director:
Andrew McCarthy
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Rhys, Jamie Bell, Samuel Roukin, Daniel Henshall, Seth Numrich
Condor (2018)
Condor
TV-MA
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Andrew McCarthy, Kari Skogland, Lawrence Trilling
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Brendan Fraser, Mira Sorvino, William Hurt, Kristen Hager, Max Irons
The Family (2016)
The Family
TV-PG
As:
Cast, Director
Director:
Andrew McCarthy
Genres:
Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Alison Pill, Joan Allen, Rupert Graves, Zach Gilford
Conviction (2016)
Conviction
As:
Director
Director:
Andrew McCarthy
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kathryn Erbe, Merrin Dungey, Shawn Ashmore, Eddie Cahill, Hayley Atwell
The Blacklist: Redemption (2017)
The Blacklist: Redemption
TV-14
As:
Director
Director:
Andrew McCarthy
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Famke Janssen, Megan Boone, Tawny Cypress, Adrian Martinez, Edi Gathegi
The Carrie Diaries (2013)
The Carrie Diaries
As:
Director
Director:
Amy Heckerling, Daisy Mayer von Scherler, Norman Buckley, Janice Cooke, Andy Wolk
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
AnnaSophia Robb, Austin Butler, Stefania LaVie Owen, Ellen Wong, Katie Findlay
Black Box (2014)
Black Box
As:
Director
Director:
Eric Stoltz, Andrew McCarthy
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Vanessa Redgrave, Laura Fraser, Kelly Reilly, David Chisum, David Ajala
Nightflyers (2018)
Nightflyers
TV-14
As:
Director
Director:
Andrew McCarthy, Mark Tonderai, M.J. Bassett
Genres:
Horror, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Gretchen Mol, Gwynne McElveen, Miranda Raison, Phillip Rhys, Angus Sampson
Dream Man (1995)
Dream Man
R
As:
Cast
Role:
David Mander
Director:
René Bonnière
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Bruce Greenwood, Denise Crosby, Patsy Kensit, Armin Shimerman