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List of Ben Vereen Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Body and Soul (1984)
12
1
Body and Soul
12
1
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Lynda Carter, Eddie Rabbitt
Directed By:
Don Mischer
2. The Cheryl Ladd Special (1979)
12
1
The Cheryl Ladd Special
12
1
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Melanie Griffith, Cheryl Ladd, Waylon Jennings
3. All That Jazz (1979)
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15
All That Jazz
R
55
15

Joe Gideon leads a very chaotic life and due to excessive sex and drugs, he eventually suffers a heart attack. The three women in his life do their best to save his life.

Starring:
Directed By:
4. Pippin: His Life and Times (1981)
9
3
Pippin: His Life and Times
9
3
Role:
The Leading Player
Starring:
Martha Raye, William Katt, Leslie Denniston, Benjamin Rayson
Directed By:
David Sheehan
6. Sweet Charity (1969)
15
7
Sweet Charity
G
15
7
Starring:
Shirley MacLaine, Sammy Davis Jr., Ricardo Montalban, John McMartin, Chita Rivera
Directed By:
7. Top Five (2014)
39
22
Top Five
R
39
22

Andre Allen, recovering alcoholic, who started his career as stand-up comedian and went on to become successful star of action-comedies, is venturing into serious films. He is spending the day with New York Times reporter Chelsea Brown for an interview. As the day with Chelsea unwinds, Andre is confronted with his past and is veered back to his roots as stand-up comedian. 

Directed By:
8. Louis Armstrong - Chicago Style (1976)
6
3
Louis Armstrong - Chicago Style
6
3
Role:
Louis Armstrong
Starring:
Red Buttons, Janet MacLachlan, Lee de Broux, Margaret Avery
Directed By:
Lee Philips
9. Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998)
11
6
Why Do Fools Fall in Love
R
11
6

After Frankie Lymon, a well-known singer passes away, three different women claim to be his widow, in order to claim the legal rights to his estate.  

Starring:
Halle Berry, Vivica A. Fox, Paul Mazursky, Larenz Tate, Lela Rochon
Directed By:
Gregory Nava
10. Funny Lady (1975)
12
7
Funny Lady
PG
12
7
Role:
Bert Robbins
Starring:
Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, James Caan, Roddy McDowall
Directed By:
Herbert Ross
11. Idlewild (2006)
12
8
Idlewild
R
12
8

Idlewild is a romantic crime drama film which tells the story of Rooster, a club manager, who tries to save his club from a group of gangsters.

Starring:
Ving Rhames, Terrence Howard, Cicely Tyson, André Benjamin, Big Boi, Paula Patton
Directed By:
Bryan Barber
12. Mary's Incredible Dream (1976)
5
4
Mary's Incredible Dream
5
4
Role:
Devil / Noah / Man
Starring:
Mary Tyler Moore, Doug Kershaw, Arthur Fiedler, Tim Hauser
Directed By:
Eugene McAvoy, Jaime Rogers
13. Time Out of Mind (2014)
9
7
Time Out of Mind
9
7
Role:
Dixon
Starring:
Michael K. Williams, Steve Buscemi, Jena Malone, Kyra Sedgwick, Richard Gere
Directed By:
Oren Moverman
14. Sabine (1982)
5
4
Sabine
5
4
Starring:
Mike Burstyn, Rijk de Gooyer, Talya Ferro, Benthe Forrer
Directed By:
René van Nie
15. Breakin' Through (1984)
4
4
Breakin' Through
4
4
Starring:
Reid Shelton, Michael DeLorenzo, Donna McKechnie, Lezlie Mogell
Directed By:
Peter Medak
16. The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again (2016)
9
12
The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again
TV-14
9
12
Starring:
Laverne Cox, Tim Curry, Christina Milian, Reeve Carney, Ivy Levan, Staz Nair
Directed By:
Kenny Ortega
17. Gas! -Or- It Became Necessary to Destroy the World in Order to Save It. (1970)
4
5
Gas! -Or- It Became Necessary to Destroy the World in Order to Save It.
GP
4
5

After a poisonous gas from a military facility kills everyone over 25 and Texas is taken over by a Gestapo-like police force, a hippie named Coel and his new girlfriend Cilla flee to New Mexico looking for a better place. On the way, they are joined by another couple, Marissa and Carlos, and are terrorized by a football team.

Role:
Carlos
Starring:
Cindy Williams, Talia Shire, Bud Cort, Bob Corff
Directed By:
18. Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (1990)
9
3
Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme
9
3
Starring:
Debbie Harry, Katey Sagal, Teri Garr, Harry Anderson, Cyndi Lauper, Jean Stapleton, Garry Shandling
Directed By:
Jeff Stein
19. Lost in London (1985)
7
3
Lost in London
7
3
Role:
Paul Williams
Starring:
Freddie Jones, Lynne Moody, Emmanuel Lewis, Basil Hoskins
Directed By:
Robert Michael Lewis
20. Accidental Friendship (2008)
7
3
Accidental Friendship
PG
7
3
Role:
Wes
Starring:
Chandra Wilson, Gabriel Hogan, Kathleen Munroe, Alison Sealy-Smith
Directed By:
Don McBrearty
21. I'll Take You There (1999)
7
4
I'll Take You There
R
7
4
Starring:
Ally Sheedy, Lara Harris, John Pyper-Ferguson, Reg Rogers
Directed By:
Adrienne Shelly
22. The Feast of All Saints (2001)
7
4
The Feast of All Saints
R
7
4
Starring:
Bianca Lawson, Jennifer Beals, Ossie Davis, James Earl Jones, Pam Grier, Forest Whitaker, Robert Ri'chard
Directed By:
Peter Medak
23. The Kid Who Loved Christmas (1990)
6
4
The Kid Who Loved Christmas
6
4
Starring:
Charlie Murphy, Della Reese, Esther Rolle, Cicely Tyson, Vanessa Lynn Williams, Sammy Davis Jr., Michael Warren
Directed By:
Arthur Allan Seidelman
24. Jenny's Song (1988)
5
4
Jenny's Song
5
4
Role:
Joe
Starring:
Jessica Walter, Garrett M. Brown, Jason Clarke Adams, Jennifer East
Directed By:
Fred Barzyk
25. The Painting (2001)
5
4
The Painting
PG-13
5
4
Starring:
Clifton Davis, Debbie Allen, Stacey Dash, Charles Shaughnessy
Directed By:
Peter Manoogian, Joshua D. Rose
26. 21 and a Wake-Up (2009)
4
4
21 and a Wake-Up
R
4
4
Starring:
Danica McKellar, Ed Begley Jr., Faye Dunaway, J.C. Chasez
Directed By:
Chris McIntyre
27. Tapioca (2009)
4
4
Tapioca
4
4
Role:
Nuts
Starring:
Mike Houlihan, Paddy Houlihan, Noel Bax, Bill Boehler
Directed By:
Paddy Houlihan
28. Buy & Cell (1988)
4
4
Buy & Cell
R
4
4
Starring:
Robert Carradine, Malcolm McDowell, Roddy Piper, Randall 'Tex' Cobb
Directed By:
Robert Boris
29. The Zoo Gang (1985)
4
4
The Zoo Gang
PG-13
4
4
Starring:
Eric Gurry, Jason Gedrick, Tiffany Helm, Marc Price
Directed By:
Pen Densham, John Watson
30. And Then Came Love (2007)
4
4
And Then Came Love
4
4
Starring:
Vanessa Lynn Williams, Vanessa Williams, Michael Boatman, Kevin Daniels, Jeremy Gumbs
Directed By:
Richard Schenkman
31. Mama I Want to Sing (2011)
3
4
Mama I Want to Sing
PG
3
4
Starring:
Billy Zane, Ciara, Ahmaya-Knoelle, Paris Bennett
Directed By:
Charles Randolph-Wright

TV Shows

Star Trek: The Next Generation
23
3
Star Trek: The Next Generation
TV-PG
23
3
Starring:
Famke Janssen, Jean Simmons, Kelsey Grammer, Paul Winfield, Wil Wheaton, James Cromwell, Mick Fleetwood
Roots
11
2
Roots
TV-14
11
2
Starring:
Carolyn Jones, Robert Reed, Ian McShane, Lloyd Bridges, John Amos, Lorne Greene, Scatman Crothers
Directed By:
Marvin J. Chomsky
How I Met Your Mother
83
17
How I Met Your Mother
TV-14
83
17
Starring:
Will Forte, Rachel Sarah Bilson, Nicole Scherzinger, Joe Manganiello, Courtney Ford, Heidi Klum, Eric Braeden
Directed By:
Zoobilee Zoo
9
2
Zoobilee Zoo
TV-Y
9
2
Role:
Mayor Ben (62 episodes, 1986)
Starring:
Gary Schwartz, Stevie Vallance, Michael B. Moynahan, Karen Hartman
Sneaky Pete
12
3
Sneaky Pete
TV-MA
12
3
Starring:
Giovanni Ribisi, Bryan Cranston, Marin Ireland, Shane McRae, Michael Drayer, Libe Barer
Directed By:
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
22
6
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
TV-PG
22
6
Starring:
Sherman Hemsley, Hank Azaria, William Shatner, Milton Berle, Tyra Banks, Kenya Moore, Zsa Zsa Gabor
Directed By:
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service
23
6
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service
TV-14
23
6
Starring:
Beth Riesgraf, Charles Durning, Alanna Ubach, David McCallum, Alisha Boe, Zac Efron, David Keith
Directed By:
New York Undercover
8
2
New York Undercover
8
2
Starring:
Gary Dourdan, Taye Diggs, Regina Hall, Naomi Campbell, Edie Falco, Jared Harris, Donald Faison
Directed By:
Tenspeed and Brown Shoe
7
2
Tenspeed and Brown Shoe
7
2
Role:
E.L. 'Tenspeed' Turner (14 episodes, 1980)
Starring:
Jeff Goldblum, Jeff Goldblum
Directed By:
E.W. Swackhamer, Reza Badiyi, Arnold Laven, Rod Holcomb
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
10
3
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
TV-14
10
3
Starring:
David Harbour, Aaron Stanford, Ralph Macchio, Rita Moreno, Paul Wesley, Joel Grey, Alexandra Daddario
Directed By:
Frank Prinzi, Jean de Segonzac, Steve Shill, Darnell Martin, Norberto Barba
Second Noah
7
2
Second Noah
7
2
Starring:
Pat Boone, James Marsden, Charles Nelson Reilly, Paul Winfield, Lloyd Bridges, Kathie Lee Gifford, Daniel Hugh Kelly
Directed By:
Sandy Smolan, Andre R. Guttfreund, Paris Barclay, Patrick R. Norris, Arvin Brown
Hot in Cleveland
8
3
Hot in Cleveland
TV-PG
8
3
Starring:
Ken Jeong, Valerie Bertinelli, Betty White, Carl Reiner, Alan Ruck, Cameron Mathison, George Takei
Directed By:
Andy Cadiff, David Trainer, John Whitesell, Gil Junger, Joe Regalbuto
A.D.
7
3
A.D.
7
3
Starring:
Ava Gardner, James Mason, Susan Sarandon, Ian McShane, Colleen Dewhurst, John Houseman
Directed By:
Stuart Cooper
Bordertown
7
3
Bordertown
7
3
Starring:
Jean-Pierre Aumont, Sophie Barjac, John Pyper-Ferguson, John H. Brennan
Ellis Island
6
3
Ellis Island
6
3
Starring:
Richard Burton, Liam Neeson, Faye Dunaway, Joan Greenwood, Kate Burton, Claire Bloom
Directed By:
Jerry London
Great Performances: Dance in America
6
3
Great Performances: Dance in America
6
3
Starring:
Paul Newman, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Peter Martins, Suzanne Farrell, Merrill Ashley
Directed By:
Don Mischer, Matthew Diamond, Emile Ardolino, Judy Kinberg
J.J. Starbuck
6
3
J.J. Starbuck
6
3
Role:
E.L. 'Tenspeed' Turner (5 episodes, 1988)
Starring:
Telly Savalas, Kelsey Grammer, Dale Robertson, Shawn Weatherly, Jimmy Dean
Directed By:
Bob Bralver, Kim Manners, William A. Fraker, Corey Allen, Lyndon Chubbuck
The Nanny
10
4
The Nanny
TV-PG
10
4
Starring:
Dina Merrill, Fran Drescher, Marla Maples, Joan Collins, Melody Thomas Scott, Chevy Chase, Lorna Luft
Directed By:
Promised Land
6
3
Promised Land
6
3
Starring:
Joe Walsh, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Emile Davenport Hirsch, Marion Ross, Cloris Leachman, Celeste Holm, Milo Ventimiglia
Directed By:
Victor Lobl, Stuart Margolin, Burt Brinckerhoff, Alan J. Levi, Jim Johnston
Soldier of Fortune, Inc.
6
3
Soldier of Fortune, Inc.
6
3
Starring:
Karl Malone, Carmen Electra, Selma Blair, Francesco Quinn, Lee Majors, Brad Johnson, Tim Abell
Directed By:
Peter Bloomfield, Jason Bloom, Robert Radler, Greg Yaitanes, Reynaldo Villalobos
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
8
4
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
TV-PG
8
4
Starring:
James Thomas Patrick Walsh, Denise Richards, Drew Carey, Eve Plumb, Roger Daltrey, Adam West, William Christopher
Directed By:
Philip Sgriccia, Randy Zisk, Alan J. Levi, Michael W. Watkins, James R. Bagdonas
The Jamie Foxx Show
6
3
The Jamie Foxx Show
6
3
Starring:
Shemar Moore, Michael Clarke Duncan, Jamie Foxx, Anthony Michael Hall, Chris Parnell, Gary Coleman, Robert Englund
Directed By:
Silk Stalkings
6
3
Silk Stalkings
6
3
Starring:
Gilbert Gottfried, Lisa Robin Kelly, Patrick Wayne, Jaime Pressly, Carrie-Anne Moss, Christina Moore, Frank Grillo
Directed By:
Intruders
5
3
Intruders
5
3
Starring:
Mare Winningham, Alan Autry, Richard Crenna, Susan Blakely
CBS Summer Playhouse
5
3
CBS Summer Playhouse
5
3
Starring:
Mark Ruffalo, Lori Loughlin, Brandon Lee, Pauly Shore, Daniel Baldwin, Anthony Newley, Buddy Ebsen
Directed By:
Peter H. Hunt, James Frawley, Corey Allen, Peter Baldwin, John Pasquin
The Love Boat
6
4
The Love Boat
TV-G
6
4
Starring:
Arthur Godfrey, Flip Wilson, Adrienne Barbeau, Ursula Andress, Dick Van Patten, Hayley Mills, Patrick Duffy
Directed By:
Richard Kinon, Roger Duchowny, Robert Scheerer, Allen Baron, Ted Lange
Making History
5
3
Making History
5
3
Starring:
Leighton Meester, Neil Casey, Adam Pally, John Gemberling
Ben Vereen... Comin' at Ya
5
3
Ben Vereen... Comin' at Ya
5
3
Role:
Himself - Host (2 episodes, 1975)
Starring:
Lola Falana, Arte Johnson, Liz Torres, Lee Lund
Booker
5
3
Booker
5
3
Starring:
Mariska Hargitay, Don Cheadle, Marcia Cross, Lori Petty, Carmen Argenziano, Marcia Strassman, Richard Grieco
Directed By:
Jefferson Kibbee, Jan Eliasberg, Kim Manners, Jorge Montesi, Mark Sobel
Touched by an Angel
5
3
Touched by an Angel
TV-G
5
3
Starring:
Cynthia Nixon, Veronica Cartwright, Haley Joel Osment, A. J. Langer, Lesley Ann Warren, Ann-Margret, Angela Lansbury
Directed By:
Peter H. Hunt, Timothy Van Patten, Victor Lobl, Bethany Rooney, Stuart Margolin
Webster
4
3
Webster
4
3
Starring:
Jonathan Brandis, Alan Autry, Susan Clark, Alex Karras, Henry Polic II
Love That Girl!
4
3
Love That Girl!
TV-PG
4
3
Starring:
Tatyana Ali, Mark Adair-Rios, Peter Oldring, Bresha Webb
House of Payne
2
3
House of Payne
2
3
Starring:
Boris Kodjoe, Tyler Perry, China Anne McClain, Michael Jai White, Keke Palmer, Sherman Hemsley, Rick Fox
Directed By:

Animation Movies

Wonder Pets!
9
5
Wonder Pets!
TV-Y
9
5
Starring:
Brooke Shields, Idina Menzel, Kenan Thompson, Mandy Patinkin, Jerry Stiller, Anne Meara, Tim Curry
Directed By:
Jennifer Oxley, Robert Powers, Robert M. Wallace, Dave Heiss, Josh Selig
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child
7
4
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child
TV-Y
7
4
Starring:
Will Smith, Dave Chappelle, Rosie Perez, Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes, Shawn Wayans, Lou Diamond Phillips
Directed By:
Vincent Waller, Anthony Bell, Bruce W. Smith, Ed Bell
Once Upon a Forest (1993)
13
7
Once Upon a Forest
G
13
7
Role:
Phineas (voice)
Starring:
Elisabeth Moss, Michael Crawford, Ellen Blain, Benji Gregory
Directed By:
Charles Grosvenor
Khumba (2013)
12
9
Khumba
12
9

When a drought occurs, Khumba, the half-striped zebra is blamed for it. Even his father, the leader of the herd, blames him, and Khumba finds himself becoming an outcast. Eventually, he decides to embark on a daring quest, not only to earn the rest of his stripes, but also to find a way to save all the animals.   

Starring:
Liam Neeson, Laurence Fishburne, AnnaSophia Robb, Jake T. Austin, Steve Buscemi, Adrian Rhodes, Sam Riegel
Directed By:
Anthony Silverston