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List of Andy Griffith TV Shows: Ranked Best To Worst

7. Washington: Behind Closed Doors
8
2
Washington: Behind Closed Doors
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Gary Nelson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Cliff Robertson, Jason Robards, Stefanie Powers, Robert Vaughn
8. Adams of Eagle Lake
9
2
Adams of Eagle Lake
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sheriff Sam Adams
Director:
Lawrence Dobkin, Walter Grauman, Jud Taylor
Genres:
Mystery
Star Cast:
Nick Nolte, Abby Dalton, Iggie Wolfington, William Mims
9. Fatal Vision
8
2
Fatal Vision
TV-14
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Victor Worheide
Director:
David Greene
Genres:
Crime, History, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Eva Marie Saint, Gary Cole, Karl Malden, Barry Newman
12. Salvage 1
7
3
Salvage 1
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Broderick
Director:
Ron Satlof, Ray Austin, Les Green, Edward M. Abroms
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mako Iwamatsu, Joel Higgins, Trish Stewart, J. Jay Saunders, Richard Jaeckel
19. Headmaster
6
3
Headmaster
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Andy Thompson
Director:
Lee Philips
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Rob Reiner, Ron Howard, Jerry Van Dyke, Claudette Nevins, Parker Fennelly, Bruce Garrick
26. The New Andy Griffith Show
5
3
The New Andy Griffith Show
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Andy Sawyer
Director:
Lee Philips
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Don Knotts, Lee Meriwether, Ann Morgan Guilbert, Lori Rutherford, Marty McCall
31. Ron Howard's Call to Action (2008)
4
3
Ron Howard's Call to Action
4
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Andy Taylor
Director:
Jake Szymanski
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ron Howard, Henry Winkler

Movies

1. No Time for Sergeants (1958)
56
9
No Time for Sergeants
56
9
As:
Cast
Role:
Pvt. Will Stockdale
Director:
Mervyn LeRoy
Genres:
Comedy, War
Star Cast:
Don Knotts, Myron McCormick, Nick Adams, Murray Hamilton, Howard Smith
2. A Face in the Crowd (1957)
81
15
A Face in the Crowd
81
15

A Face in the Crowd is a musical drama film which revolves around Marcia, a radio producer, who decides to give exposure to a folk singer named Larry Rhodes. Over time, Larry gains a lot of popularity, but decides to use it for personal gains.

As:
Cast
Role:
Larry 'Lonesome' Rhodes
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Music
3. Winter Kill (1974)
29
6
Winter Kill
29
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Sheriff Sam McNeill
Director:
Jud Taylor
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Nick Nolte, John Larch, Tim O'Connor, Lawrence Pressman, Eugene Roche
4. Play the Game (2009)
45
11
Play the Game
PG-13
45
11
As:
Cast
Role:
Grandpa Joe
Director:
Marc Fienberg
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Doris Roberts, Paul Campbell, Marla Sokoloff, Liz Sheridan
5. Deadly Game (1977)
15
4
Deadly Game
15
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Police Chief Abel Marsh
Director:
Lane Slate
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Cromwell, Mitzi Hoag, Claude Earl Jones, Sharon Spelman
6. Murder in Coweta County (1983)
8
3
Murder in Coweta County
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
John Wallace
Director:
Gary Nelson
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash, Earl Hindman, Ed Van Nuys, Robert Schenkkan
7. The Girl in the Empty Grave (1977)
15
5
The Girl in the Empty Grave
15
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Police Chief Abel Marsh
Director:
Lou Antonio
Genres:
Mystery
Star Cast:
Jonathan Banks, James Cromwell, Mitzi Hoag, Claude Earl Jones
8. Waitress (2007)
70
28
Waitress
PG-13
70
28

Waitress is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of Jenna, whose life fells apart after she discovers that she must deal with her marital woes as well as with an unwanted pregnancy. To make matters worse, she falls in love with a doctor. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Old Joe
Director:
Adrienne Shelly
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
10. Angel in My Pocket (1969)
7
3
Angel in My Pocket
G
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Reverend Samuel D. Whitehead
Director:
Alan Rafkin
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jerry Van Dyke, Kay Medford, Lee Meriwether, Henry Jones
11. Savages (1974)
7
3
Savages
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Horton Madec
Director:
Lee H. Katzin
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Sam Bottoms, Noah Beery Jr., James Best, Randy Boone
12. Six Characters in Search of an Author (1976)
6
3
Six Characters in Search of an Author
6
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Stacy Keach
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Julie Adams, Wil Albert, Pat Ast, H.B. Barnum III
13. The Second Time Around (1961)
8
4
The Second Time Around
8
4

A widow with two children leaves New York City to territorial Arizona. She becomes a ranch hand and eventually also manages to get herself elected sheriff. Eventually, she also attracts the romantic interests of a rancher and a gambler, who compete for her affection. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Pat Collins
Director:
Vincent Sherman
Genres:
Family, Western
Star Cast:
Debbie Reynolds, Steve Forrest, Juliet Prowse, Thelma Ritter
15. Rustlers' Rhapsody (1985)
8
5
Rustlers' Rhapsody
PG
8
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Colonel Ticonderoga
Director:
Hugh Wilson
Genres:
Comedy, Western
Star Cast:
Tom Berenger, Patrick Wayne, Marilu Henner, G.W. Bailey, Fernando Rey
16. Street Killing (1976)
6
3
Street Killing
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Gus Brenner
Director:
Harvey Hart
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Bradford Dillman, Harry Guardino, Robert Loggia, Don Gordon
18. Go Ask Alice (1973)
6
4
Go Ask Alice
6
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Priest
Director:
John Korty
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Carradine, William Shatner, Ruth Roman, Wendell Burton, Julie Adams
19. Onionhead (1958)
6
4
Onionhead
6
4

This comedy film takes us to 1941, during the time of the Second World War. It revolves around the life of an irresponsible college graduate, who joins the US Coast Guard, and starts working as a cook on a ship based in Boston. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Alvin 'Al' Woods aka Onionhead
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Claude Akins, Walter Matthau, Felicia Farr, Erin O'Brien, Joe Mantell
20. For Lovers Only (1982)
5
3
For Lovers Only
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Vernon Bliss
Director:
Claudio Guzmán
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Wayne Knight, Tracy Pollan, Jane Kaczmarek, Kathleen Garrett, Robert Hegyes, Katherine Helmond, Gordon Jump
21. The Strangers in 7A (1972)
4
4
The Strangers in 7A
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Artie Sawyer
Director:
Paul Wendkos
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Ida Lupino, Michael Brandon, James A. Watson Jr., Tim McIntire
23. Spy Hard (1996)
37
32
Spy Hard
PG-13
37
32

General Rancor is planning to destroy the world using a missile which he has hid in his secret base. Special agent, Dick Steele, is assigned to stop him once and for all. Steele eventually teams up with a KGB Agent named Veronique and they work together to find the General. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Rick Friedberg
Genres:
Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Leslie Nielsen, Charles Durning, Mr. T, Nicollette Sheridan, Marcia Gay Harden
24. The Demon Murder Case (1983)
3
4
The Demon Murder Case
3
4
As:
Cast
Director:
William Hale
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Kevin Bacon, Eddie Albert, Cloris Leachman, Charles Fields, Liane Langland, Joyce Van Patten
25. The Andy Griffith Show Reunion: Back to Mayberry (2003)
10
2
The Andy Griffith Show Reunion: Back to Mayberry
E
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself / Andy Taylor
Director:
Eamon Harrington, John Watkin
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Frances Bavier, Elinor Donahue, Aneta Corsaut, Rodney Dillard, Elinor Donahue
26. The Gift of Love (1994)
8
3
The Gift of Love
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Phil Doucet
Director:
Paul Bogart
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Blair Brown, Penny Fuller, Joyce Van Patten, Richard Herd
27. Andy Griffith Show Reunion (1993)
7
3
Andy Griffith Show Reunion
7
3
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Andrew Solt
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Burt Reynolds, Charles Kuralt, Nolan Ryan, Randy Travis
29. A Holiday Romance (1999)
6
3
A Holiday Romance
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Jake Peterson
Director:
Bobby Roth
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Alison Pill, Naomi Judd, Gerald McRaney, Joon Nah
30. Under the Influence (1986)
6
3
Under the Influence
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Noah Talbot
Director:
Thomas Carter
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Keanu Reeves, Season Hubley, Paul Provenza, Dana Andersen
31. Crime of Innocence (1985)
6
3
Crime of Innocence
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Judge Julius Sullivan
Director:
Michael Miller
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Diane Ladd, Steve Inwood, Shawnee Smith, Ralph Waite
32. Gramps (1995)
4
4
Gramps
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack MacGruder
Director:
Bradford May
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
John Ritter, Mary-Margaret Humes, Casey Wurzbach, Erich Anderson
33. Scattering Dad (1998)
4
4
Scattering Dad
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Hiram
Director:
Joan Tewkesbury
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Olympia Dukakis, Lucinda Jenney, Michelle Burke, August Schellenberg

Narrator/Dubbing

What It Was Was Football (1997)
13
3
What It Was Was Football
13
3
As:
Cast, Writer, Narrator
Role:
Narrator (uncredited)
Director:
Duncan Brantley
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Kelvin Anderson, David Curtis, John Freund, Jeff Hamn

Animation Movies

The Very First Noel (2006)
10
2
The Very First Noel
10
2
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Melchoir (voice)
Director:
Carrie Cheney, Yarrow Cheney
Genres:
Family, Short, Animation
Star Cast:
Steve Twitchell, Matthew W. Taylor, Catherine Gilbert, Ernie Gilbert
Frosty's Winter Wonderland (1976)
17
8
Frosty's Winter Wonderland
17
8
As:
Cast, Narrator
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Director:
Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Genres:
Animation, Fantasy, Family, Short, Musical
Star Cast:
Shelley Winters, Dennis Day, Paul Frees, Jackie Vernon
Christmas Is Here Again (2007)
4
4
Christmas Is Here Again
G
4
4
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Santa Claus (voice)
Director:
Robert Zappia, Darrell Van Citters
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Adventure, Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Ed Asner, Jay Leno, Norm MacDonald, Kathy Bates, Edward Asner, Madison Davenport

Andy Griffith Awards

People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Program 1987