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List of Charlie Day Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Horrible Bosses (2011)
17
3
Horrible Bosses
R
17
3

The dark comedy follows three friends, Nick Hendricks, Dale Arbus, and Kurt Buckman who decide to kill their respective horribly abusive bosses. Praised for its impeccable comic timing by the cast, the movie has also received criticism for its racist, sexist, and homophobic jokes.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Dale Arbus
Director:
Seth Gordon
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
2. Pacific Rim (2013)
13
3
Pacific Rim
PG-13
13
3

This sci-fi monster film takes us to a time in the future when the Earth is at war with colossal sea monsters known as Kaiju. To combat them, humans create gigantic humanoid machines known as the Jaegers. The film revolves around the story of Raleigh Becket, former pilot, and Mako Mori, his co-pilot, in their final efforts to destroy the Kaiju. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Newton Geiszler
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
3. Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)
15
2
Horrible Bosses 2
R
15
2

Horrible Bosses 2 returned three years after the tremendous success of its first instalment. The lead trio decides to start a business and find an investor after much struggle. When the business deal turns sour, they kidnap the millionaire investor's son in a bid to blackmail him.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dale Arbus
Director:
Sean Anders
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
6. Going the Distance (2010)
10
3
Going the Distance
R
10
3

Erin, who goes to New York for an internship, meets and falls in love with a guy Garrett. When she returns home, problems arise when they decide to be in a long-distance relationship. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dan
Director:
Nanette Burstein
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
7. Vacation (2015)
11
2
Vacation
R
11
2

Rusty Griswold decides to take a cross-country car trip to Walley World with his family to relive the fond memories of his childhood vacations. Unfortunately, one misadventure after another and many detours turn the trip into a disaster for the Griswolds and anyone who comes in contact with them.  

As:
Cast
Director:
John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure
8. Hotel Artemis (2018)
11
2
Hotel Artemis
R
11
2

Hotel Artemis is a dystopian thriller film which takes us to a riot-torn Los Angeles in 2028. The film revolves around a few criminals who escape to Hotel Artemis, a secret hospital that treats only criminals, which is run by Jean Thomas, who has been confiding inside the hotel for 22 years due to her agoraphobia.

As:
Cast
Director:
Drew Pearce
Genres:
Thriller, Sci-Fi, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
9. Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)
11
2
Pacific Rim: Uprising
PG-13
11
2

Set in 2035, the film is a sequel to Pacific Rim and tells the story of Jake Pentecost, whose legendary father died to keep the humanity safe. Once a promising pilot, Jake now deals with stolen Jaeger parts. But when he receives a message from his sister, the PPDC Secretary General, he gives up his life of crime to save the humanity from an even bigger threat. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Newton Geiszler
Director:
Steven S. DeKnight
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
10. Fist Fight (2017)
14
2
Fist Fight
R
14
2

Mild-mannered high school teacher Andy Campbell is anxious of losing his much-needed job to economizing. Amidst the chaos of Senior Prank Day on school’s last day, Campbell unintentionally crosses path with his tough colleague Ron Strickland, who challenges Campbell to a no-holds-barred fight in the parking lot after school. Now Campbell is desperate to find a way to survive this impending disaster. 

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Andy Campbell
Director:
Richie Keen
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tracy Morgan, Kumail Nanjiani, Dean Norris, Ice Cube
11. Bad Company (2002)
8
2
Bad Company
PG-13
8
2

After the death of Harvard-educated CIA agent during a top-secret mission, the agency decides to enlist his twin brother Jake Hayes, a street hustler who is not aware that he had a twin brother. Jake has to complete his brother’s work within 9 days, so senior Agent Oakes is sent in to train him, who soon realizes how tough the challenge is. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller, Adventure, Action
12. Surviving a Horrible Boss (2011)
14
3
Surviving a Horrible Boss
14
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Dale
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
13. Late Summer (2001)
11
2
Late Summer
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
David Ottenhouse
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Christopher Nee, Erol Zeybekoglu, Sheila Stasack, Robert Walsh
14. A Quiet Little Marriage (2008)
9
2
A Quiet Little Marriage
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Adam
Director:
Mo Perkins
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Melanie Lynskey, Lucy DeVito, Michael O'Neill, Jimmi Simpson
15. Love Thy Neighbor (2005)
7
1
Love Thy Neighbor
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Nick Gregory
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Thriller, Comedy
Star Cast:
Roy Scheider, Kellie Overbey, Jack Gwaltney, Jennifer Bransford
16. Campfire Stories (2001)
4
1
Campfire Stories
R
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe
Director:
Andrzej Krakowski, Jeff Mazzola, Bob Cea
Genres:
Horror, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Abigail Spencer, David Johansen, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, John Hensley

TV Movie(s)

1. It's Always Sunny on TV (2004)
13
2
It's Always Sunny on TV
13
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Charlie Kelly
Director:
Rob McElhenney
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Morena Baccarin, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Mary Elizabeth Ellis
2. Boldly Going Nowhere (2009)
12
2
Boldly Going Nowhere
12
2
As:
Producer, Writer
Director:
Wayne McClammy
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tony Hale, Chad L. Coleman, David Hornsby, Natalie Morales, Yara Martinez
3. Bare Knuckle Fight Club (2017)
11
2
Bare Knuckle Fight Club
11
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Ed Perkins
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Joe Duttine
4. Mary and Rhoda (2000)
8
2
Mary and Rhoda
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Barnet Kellman
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mary Tyler Moore, Elon Gold, Bethany Joy Lenz, Christine Ebersole, Valerie Harper

Animation(s)

The LEGO Movie (2014)
The LEGO Movie
TV-PG
Plot:

Emmet Brickowski is an ordinary construction worker in the Lego universe, but is mistaken to be the prophesied Special after he finds the Piece of Resistance capable of stopping the super-weapon Kragle. He is recruited into a group fighting evil Lord Business, who stole Kragle, but is terribly unprepared for the epic adventure.

As:
Cast
Director:
Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
Genres:
Adventure, Animation, Family, Comedy, Action, Fantasy
Monsters University (2013)
Monsters University
G
Plot:

This prequel to Monsters, Inc. looks back at a time when legendary scarers Mike and Sully were learning scare tactics at Monsters University as students. A bitter rivalry starts between the two when Sully, an overconfident natural-born scarer, tells the rather cute-looking one-eyed monster Mike that he cannot be a scarer no matter how hard he studies.

As:
Cast
Director:
Dan Scanlon
Genres:
Fantasy, Animation, Comedy, Family, Adventure
Party Central (2014)
Party Central
PG
As:
Cast
Role:
Art (voice)
Director:
Kelsey Mann
Genres:
Animation, Fantasy, Family, Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Billy Crystal, Nathan Fillion, John Goodman, Carlos Alazraqui, Lori Alan
The LEGO Movie 4D: A New Adventure (2016)
The LEGO Movie 4D: A New Adventure
As:
Cast
Role:
Benny (voice)
Director:
Rob Schrab
Genres:
Fantasy, Short, Family, Adventure, Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Patton Oswalt, Nick Offerman, Elizabeth Banks, Alison Brie, Nick Offerman

TV Shows and Videos

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Making of Season 1 & 2 (2007)
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Making of Season 1 & 2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Lili Asvar
Danny DeVito & the Contract (2007)
Danny DeVito & the Contract
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Charlie Day (uncredited)
Director:
Rob McElhenney
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season 3: Meet the McPoyles (2008)
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season 3: Meet the McPoyles
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Charlie Kelly
Genres:
Documentary, Short
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Glenn Howerton, John Joseph Brandon, Ernest Heinz
On the Record with Mick Rock (2015)
On the Record with Mick Rock
As:
Producer
Genres:
Reality-TV
Star Cast:
Mick Rock
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season 3: Dancing Guy (2008)
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season 3: Dancing Guy
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Charlie
Director:
Fred Savage
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton, Shawn McDonald, Ricky Roma
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Sunny Side Up (2008)
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Sunny Side Up
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Charlie Kelly
Genres:
Documentary, Short
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Glenn Howerton, Leonardo Biasiucci, Lacianne Carriere
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season 3: Sunny Side Up (2008)
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season 3: Sunny Side Up
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Charlie Kelly
Genres:
Short, Documentary
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Glenn Howerton, Kristin Carlisle, Alexa Demara
Madigan Men (2000)
Madigan Men
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Gabriel Byrne, Roy Dotrice, George Wendt, Grant Shaud
Luis (2003)
Luis
As:
Cast
Role:
Richie (9 episodes, 2003)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Luis Guzmán, Diana Maria Riva, Reggie Lee, Jaclyn DeSantis
How to Be a Gentleman (2011)
How to Be a Gentleman
As:
Producer
Director:
Pamela Fryman, Gary Halvorson, Alex Hardcastle, Fred Savage
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rhys Darby, Kevin Dillon, Abigail Spencer, David Hornsby, Dave Foley, Nancy Lenehan