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List of Anthony Edwards Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Zodiac (2007)
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2
Zodiac
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2

Based on the manhunt for the Zodiac Killer, an elusive serial killer who once terrorized the San Francisco Bay Area, the movie gives an account of the detectives’ desperate attempts to solve what remains one of the most infamous unsolved cases in the United States. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Inspector William Armstrong
Director:
Genres:
Drama, History, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
2. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
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2
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
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2

The coming-of-age story revolves around the lives of sophomores, Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner, and their friends, Linda and Mike. Stacy’s older brother, Brad, is also trying to figure things out after a break up while Stacy becomes pregnant. There is also Jeff Spicoli, a stoned surfer who is constantly going up against teacher Mr.Hand. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Amy Heckerling
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
3. Flipped (2010)
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2
Flipped
PG
12
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
Role:
Steven Loski
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Rebecca De Mornay, Aidan Quinn, John Mahoney, Madeline Carroll
4. Heart Like a Wheel (1983)
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2
Heart Like a Wheel
PG
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
John Muldowney (age 15-23)
Director:
Jonathan Kaplan
Genres:
Biography, Romance, Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Bonnie Bedelia, Beau Bridges, Hoyt Axton, Bruce Barlow
5. Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
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2
Revenge of the Nerds
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11
2

Revenge of the Nerds is an American comedy film, which tells the story of a group of bullied outcasts and misfits at a college, who fight back for their peace and self-respect. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Gilbert
Director:
Jeff Kanew
Genres:
Comedy
7. The Sure Thing (1985)
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2
The Sure Thing
PG-13
12
2

The Sure Thing is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of Gib, who decides to meet his friend in California, who has arranged a meeting for him with a beautiful girl. He travels to California but he is forced to ride with Alison, a girl with whom he doesn’t have a very good relationship.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lance
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
John Cusack, Timothy Francis Robbins, Tim Robbins, Daphne Zuniga, Boyd Gaines
8. Miracle Mile (1988)
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2
Miracle Mile
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Washello
Director:
Steve De Jarnatt
Genres:
Thriller, Romance, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Mare Winningham, John Agar, Mykelti Williamson, Lou Hancock
9. Top Gun (1986)
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2
Top Gun
PG
13
2

Reckless and impulsive ace pilot Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell is accepted into the Naval Fighter Weapons School, where he alienates other elite students with his attitude. As he competes for the TOPGUN Trophy with his calm rival Tom 'Iceman' Kazansky, he is also vying for the attention of the beautiful astrophysicist and civilian instructor Charlotte Blackwood.

As:
Cast
Role:
Goose
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Action, Romance
Star Cast:
10. The Client (1994)
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2
The Client
PG-13
13
2

The Client is a 1994 legal thriller film, which tells the story of a young boy who witnesses the suicide of a lawyer, and also has information regarding the disappearance of a politician. He hires a lawyer for protection when the District Attorney tries to use him to take down the mobsters. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Crime
11. Experimenter (2015)
11
2
Experimenter
PG-13
11
2

Experimenter is a biographical drama film which revolves around Stanley Milgram, a well known social psychologist who had conducted a series of radical behavior experiments at Yale University, which were meant for measuring conformity, conscience as well as free will.

As:
Cast
Role:
Miller
Director:
Michael Almereyda
Genres:
History, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
John Leguizamo, Winona Ryder, Kellan Lutz, Peter Sarsgaard, Jim Gaffigan, John Palladino
12. Die, Mommie, Die! (2003)
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2
Die, Mommie, Die!
R
10
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Mark Rucker
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jason Priestley, Natasha Lyonne, Charles Busch, Angela Paton, Frances Conroy
14. Gotcha! (1985)
11
2
Gotcha!
PG-13
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jonathan
Director:
Jeff Kanew
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy, Action, Romance
Star Cast:
Alex Rocco, Jsu Garcia, Linda Fiorentino, Marla Adams
16. The Forgotten (2004)
10
2
The Forgotten
PG-13
10
2

Telly Paretta is devastated after the death of her nine-year-old son Sam in plane crash. But her psychiatrist and husband insist that she never had a son, and Sam’s memories are only her imagination. Shockingly, there is no evidence of Sam’s existence. After meeting another man with same experience, Telly is determined to prove that Sam existed and she is not delusional. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jim
Director:
Joseph Ruben
Genres:
Horror, Sci-Fi, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Julianne Moore, Christopher Kovaleski, Matthew Pleszewicz, Jessica Hecht
17. Big Zapper (1973)
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2
Big Zapper
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Lindsay Shonteff
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Linda Marlowe, Richard Monette, Gary Hope, Sean Hewitt
19. Big Sur (2013)
10
2
Big Sur
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Director:
Michael Polish
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Stana Katic, Josh Lucas, Radha Mitchell, Kate Bosworth, Balthazar Getty
20. Downtown (1990)
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2
Downtown
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Alex Kearney
Director:
Richard Benjamin
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Joe Pantoliano, Forest Whitaker, Penelope Ann Miller, David Clennon
22. Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987)
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2
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise
TV-14
9
2

After their victory over the Alpha Beta fraternity at Adams College, a group of nerds head to Fort Lauderdale, to attend a national fraternity convention. However Alpha Beta is also present at the convention, and they are looking for a way to get even.

As:
Cast
Director:
Joe Roth
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Robert Carradine, James Cromwell, Timothy Busfield, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Larry B. Scott
23. Pet Sematary II (1992)
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2
Pet Sematary II
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Chase Matthews
Director:
Mary Lambert
Genres:
Fantasy, Horror
Star Cast:
Darlanne Fluegel, Clancy Brown, Jared Rushton, Edward Furlong
25. Thunderbirds (2004)
8
1
Thunderbirds
PG
8
1

This action adventure comedy film tells the story of a young boy named Alan, who is studying at a boarding school and dreams of becoming a pilot. When his entire family is made prisoner by an evil mastermind, it is up to young Alan to save the day.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jonathan Frakes
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Bill Paxton, Ben Kingsley, Vanessa Hudgens, Lou Hirsch, Demetri Goritsas, Brady Corbet
26. Searching for Home, Coming Back From War (2015)
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3
Searching for Home, Coming Back From War
TV-14
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3
As:
Producer
Director:
Eric Christiansen
Genres:
Drama, Documentary, War, History
27. Hawks (1988)
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2
Hawks
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Deckermensky
Director:
Robert Ellis Miller
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Timothy Dalton, Connie Booth, Jill Bennett, Janet McTeer
28. N.Y.H.C. (1999)
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2
N.Y.H.C.
11
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Frank Pavich
Genres:
Documentary, Music
Star Cast:
Freddy Cricien, Vic Di Cara, Danny Diablo, Mike Dijan, Mike Dixon
31. Don't Go Breaking My Heart (1999)
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2
Don't Go Breaking My Heart
9
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Tony
Director:
Willi Patterson
Genres:
Sport, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
32. Delta Heat (1992)
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2
Delta Heat
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mike Bishop
Director:
Michael Fischa
Genres:
Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Lance Henriksen, Betsy Russell, Linda Dona, Rod Masterson
33. Night of Too Many Stars (2003)
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2
Night of Too Many Stars
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
John Fortenberry, Gil Bellows, Ron Yassen
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dana Carvey, Macaulay Culkin, Jack Black, Jimmy Fallon
34. Landslide (1992)
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2
Landslide
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bob Boyd
Director:
Jean-Claude Lord
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Ronald Lacey, Ken James, Melody Anderson, Tom Burlinson
35. My Dead Boyfriend (2016)
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2
My Dead Boyfriend
R
8
2
As:
Director
Director:
Anthony Edwards
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Griffin Dunne, Heather Graham, John Corbett, Katherine Moennig, Scott Michael Foster
36. Charlie's Ghost Story (1995)
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2
Charlie's Ghost Story
PG
8
2
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Dave
Director:
Anthony Edwards
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
James Thomas Patrick Walsh, J.T. Walsh, Cheech Marin, Daphne Zuniga, Charles Rocket
37. Summer Heat (1987)
8
2
Summer Heat
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Aaron
Director:
Michie Gleason
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kathy Bates, Dorothy McGuire, Clu Gulager, Bruce Abbott, Lori Singer

TV Movie(s)

1. Temple Grandin (2010)
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3
Temple Grandin
TV-PG
14
3
As:
Producer
Director:
Mick Jackson
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Claire Danes, Julia Ormond, David Strathairn, Catherine O'Hara, Stephanie Faracy
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Made for Television Movie
4. Drew (2016)
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2
Drew
TV-MA
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Carson Drew
Director:
James Strong
Genres:
Mystery
Star Cast:
Sarah Shahi, Vanessa Ferlito, Steve Kazee, Justine Cotsonas
5. My Louisiana Sky (2001)
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2
My Louisiana Sky
11
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Adam Arkin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Cera, Juliette Lewis, Shirley Knight, Chris Owens, Kelsey Keel
6. El Diablo (1990)
10
2
El Diablo
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Billy Ray Smith
Director:
Peter Markle
Genres:
Comedy, Western
Star Cast:
Joe Pantoliano, Louis Gossett Jr., John Glover, Robert Beltran
7. Going for the Gold: The Bill Johnson Story (1985)
11
2
Going for the Gold: The Bill Johnson Story
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bill Johnson
Director:
Don Taylor
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Sarah Jessica Parker, Dennis Weaver, Deborah Van Valkenburgh, Wayne Northrop
8. Hometown Boy Makes Good (1990)
10
2
Hometown Boy Makes Good
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Boyd Geary
Director:
David Burton Morris
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jerry Hardin, Cynthia Bain, Phillip Brock, Jeff Gadbois
9. Border Line (1999)
8
2
Border Line
8
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Ken Kwapis
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Len Cariou, John de Lancie, Elizabeth Peña, Carl Lumbly, Sherry Stringfield

Animation(s)

Good Night, Gorilla (1998)
Good Night, Gorilla
As:
Cast
Role:
Zookeeper (voice)
Director:
Don Duga, Irra Duga
Genres:
Animation, Short
Star Cast:
Renée Nalbandian, Brianna Gagne
Planes (2013)
Planes
PG
Plot:

Planes is a sports comedy film, which tells the story of Dusty, a crop duster plane, who dreams of becoming a great air racer. Along with his friend, Chug, a fuel truck, Dusty practices flying maneuvers, in order to qualify for the Wings Across the Globe race. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Klay Hall
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Family, Adventure

TV Shows and Videos

Call to Glory (1984)
Call to Glory
As:
Cast
Director:
Jon Avnet, Ernest Pintoff, Peter Levin, Craig T. Nelson, Peter Werner
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Keenan Wynn, Craig T. Nelson, Elisabeth Shue, Tom O'Brien, Gabriel Damon, Cindy Pickett
Northern Exposure (1990)
Northern Exposure
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Fresco, Nick Marck, Rob Thompson, Michael Katleman, Michael Vittes
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Kaley Cuoco, Patrick Warburton, Jack Black, Donal Logue, Barry Corbin, Janine Turner, John Cullum
Walking Tall (1981)
Walking Tall
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Robert Englund, Eric Stoltz, Walter Barnes, Bo Svenson
In Cold Blood (1996)
In Cold Blood
As:
Cast
Role:
Dick Hickock (2 episodes, 1996)
Director:
Jonathan Kaplan
Genres:
History, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:

Anthony Edwards Awards

Golden Globe Awards
ER Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama 1998
Primetime Emmy Awards
Temple Grandin Outstanding Made for Television Movie 2010
People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Series 1995