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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
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Don Mischer
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Music
Star Cast:
Lynda Carter, Eddie Rabbitt
2. The Cheryl Ladd Special (1979)
12
1
The Cheryl Ladd Special
12
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Melanie Griffith, Cheryl Ladd, Waylon Jennings
3. All That Jazz (1979)
55
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Drama, Music
Star Cast:
4. Pippin: His Life and Times (1981)
9
3
Pippin: His Life and Times
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
The Leading Player
Director:
David Sheehan
Genres:
Romance, History, Musical, War
Star Cast:
Martha Raye, William Katt, Leslie Denniston, Benjamin Rayson
5. The Jesse Owens Story (1984)
8
3
The Jesse Owens Story
8
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Irving
Genres:
Drama, Sport, History, Biography
Star Cast:
George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Tom Bosley, George Kennedy, Dorian Harewood, Dan Ammerman
6. Sweet Charity (1969)
15
7
Sweet Charity
G
15
7
As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Music, Musical, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Shirley MacLaine, Sammy Davis Jr., Ricardo Montalban, John McMartin, Chita Rivera
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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
8. Louis Armstrong - Chicago Style (1976)
6
3
Louis Armstrong - Chicago Style
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Louis Armstrong
Director:
Lee Philips
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Red Buttons, Janet MacLachlan, Lee de Broux, Margaret Avery
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.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Gregory Nava
Genres:
Music, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Halle Berry, Vivica A. Fox, Paul Mazursky, Larenz Tate, Lela Rochon
10. Funny Lady (1975)
12
7
Funny Lady
PG
12
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Bert Robbins
Director:
Herbert Ross
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Biography, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, James Caan, Roddy McDowall
11. Idlewild (2006)
12
8
Idlewild
R
12
8
As:
Cast
Director:
Bryan Barber
Genres:
Crime, Musical, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Ving Rhames, Terrence Howard, Cicely Tyson, André Benjamin, Big Boi, Paula Patton
12. Mary's Incredible Dream (1976)
5
4
Mary's Incredible Dream
5
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Devil / Noah / Man
Director:
Eugene McAvoy, Jaime Rogers
Genres:
Fantasy, Musical
Star Cast:
Mary Tyler Moore, Doug Kershaw, Arthur Fiedler, Tim Hauser
14. Sabine (1982)
5
4
Sabine
5
4
As:
Cast
Director:
René van Nie
Genres:
Romance
Star Cast:
Mike Burstyn, Rijk de Gooyer, Talya Ferro, Benthe Forrer
15. Breakin' Through (1984)
4
4
Breakin' Through
4
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Medak
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Reid Shelton, Michael DeLorenzo, Donna McKechnie, Lezlie Mogell
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
As:
Cast
Director:
Kenny Ortega
Genres:
Musical, Thriller, Comedy, Horror
Star Cast:
Laverne Cox, Christina Milian, Tim Curry, Reeve Carney, Ivy Levan, Staz Nair
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Carlos
Director:
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Cindy Williams, Talia Shire, Bud Cort, Bob Corff
19. Lost in London (1985)
7
3
Lost in London
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul Williams
Director:
Robert Michael Lewis
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Freddie Jones, Lynne Moody, Emmanuel Lewis, Basil Hoskins
20. Accidental Friendship (2008)
7
3
Accidental Friendship
PG
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Wes
Director:
Don McBrearty
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Chandra Wilson, Gabriel Hogan, Kathleen Munroe, Alison Sealy-Smith
21. I'll Take You There (1999)
7
4
I'll Take You There
R
7
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Adrienne Shelly
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ally Sheedy, Lara Harris, John Pyper-Ferguson, Reg Rogers
24. Jenny's Song (1988)
5
4
Jenny's Song
5
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe
Director:
Fred Barzyk
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jessica Walter, Garrett M. Brown, Jason Clarke Adams, Jennifer East
25. The Painting (2001)
5
4
The Painting
PG-13
5
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Manoogian, Joshua D. Rose
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Clifton Davis, Debbie Allen, Stacey Dash, Charles Shaughnessy
27. Tapioca (2009)
4
4
Tapioca
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Nuts
Director:
Paddy Houlihan
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mike Houlihan, Paddy Houlihan, Noel Bax, Bill Boehler
29. The Zoo Gang (1985)
4
4
The Zoo Gang
PG-13
4
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Pen Densham, John Watson
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Eric Gurry, Jason Gedrick, Tiffany Helm, Marc Price
30. And Then Came Love (2007)
4
4
And Then Came Love
4
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Schenkman
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Vanessa Lynn Williams, Vanessa Williams, Michael Boatman, Kevin Daniels, Jeremy Gumbs
31. Mama I Want to Sing (2011)
3
4
Mama I Want to Sing
PG
3
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Charles Randolph-Wright
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Billy Zane, Ciara, Ahmaya-Knoelle, Paris Bennett

TV Shows

Zoobilee Zoo
9
2
Zoobilee Zoo
TV-Y
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mayor Ben (62 episodes, 1986)
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gary Schwartz, Stevie Vallance, Michael B. Moynahan, Karen Hartman
Tenspeed and Brown Shoe
7
2
Tenspeed and Brown Shoe
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
E.L. 'Tenspeed' Turner (14 episodes, 1980)
Director:
E.W. Swackhamer, Reza Badiyi, Arnold Laven, Rod Holcomb
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Jeff Goldblum, Jeff Goldblum
Bordertown
7
3
Bordertown
7
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Western, Adventure
Star Cast:
Jean-Pierre Aumont, Sophie Barjac, John Pyper-Ferguson, John H. Brennan
Great Performances: Dance in America
6
3
Great Performances: Dance in America
6
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Don Mischer, Matthew Diamond, Emile Ardolino, Judy Kinberg
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Paul Newman, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Peter Martins, Suzanne Farrell, Merrill Ashley
J.J. Starbuck
6
3
J.J. Starbuck
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
E.L. 'Tenspeed' Turner (5 episodes, 1988)
Director:
Bob Bralver, Kim Manners, William A. Fraker, Corey Allen, Lyndon Chubbuck
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Telly Savalas, Kelsey Grammer, Dale Robertson, Shawn Weatherly, Jimmy Dean
Intruders
5
3
Intruders
5
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Biography, Mystery, Horror, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Alan Autry, Mare Winningham, Richard Crenna, Susan Blakely
Making History
5
3
Making History
5
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Leighton Meester, Neil Casey, Adam Pally, John Gemberling
Ben Vereen... Comin' at Ya
5
3
Ben Vereen... Comin' at Ya
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Host (2 episodes, 1975)
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lola Falana, Arte Johnson, Liz Torres, Lee Lund
Booker
5
3
Booker
5
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Jefferson Kibbee, Jan Eliasberg, Kim Manners, Jorge Montesi, Mark Sobel
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Don Cheadle, Marcia Cross, Mariska Hargitay, Lori Petty, Carmen Argenziano, Marcia Strassman, Richard Grieco
Webster
4
3
Webster
4
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jonathan Brandis, Alan Autry, Susan Clark, Alex Karras, Henry Polic II
Love That Girl!
4
3
Love That Girl!
TV-PG
4
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tatyana Ali, Mark Adair-Rios, Peter Oldring, Bresha Webb

Animation Movies

Once Upon a Forest (1993)
13
7
Once Upon a Forest
G
13
7
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Phineas (voice)
Director:
Charles Grosvenor
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Elisabeth Moss, Michael Crawford, Ellen Blain, Benji Gregory