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List of Charlie Day Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Horrible Bosses (2011)
28
3
Horrible Bosses
R
28
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.  

Role:
Dale Arbus
Directed By:
Seth Gordon
2. Pacific Rim (2013)
15
4
Pacific Rim
PG-13
15
4

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. 

Role:
Dr. Newton Geiszler
Starring:
Directed By:
3. Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)
21
2
Horrible Bosses 2
R
21
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.

Role:
Dale Arbus
Directed By:
Sean Anders
4. I Want You Back (2022)
13
2
I Want You Back
A
13
2

Peter and Emma are two strangers who meet and realize that they were both dumped by the people they love on the same weekend. Upon learning about the new relationships of their exes, they decide to join forces and help each other win them back for good. 

Role:
Peter
5. The Hollars (2016)
13
2
The Hollars
PG-13
13
2

John Hollar is a struggling graphic novelist living in New York City, who learns that his mother Sally has been diagnosed with brain tumor. Dr Fong informs him that the tumor is scheduled to be removed later that week. He turns to his hometown but things get crazy as he has to deal with his dysfunctional family, former high school friends, and his ex-girlfriend at the same time.

Starring:
Directed By:
8. Vacation (2015)
14
2
Vacation
R
14
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.  

Directed By:
John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein
9. Hotel Artemis (2018)
12
2
Hotel Artemis
R
12
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.

Starring:
Directed By:
Drew Pearce
10. Fist Fight (2017)
20
2
Fist Fight
R
20
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. 

Role:
Andy Campbell
Starring:
Tracy Morgan, Kumail Nanjiani, Dean Norris, Ice Cube
Directed By:
Richie Keen
11. Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)
12
2
Pacific Rim: Uprising
PG-13
12
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. 

Role:
Dr. Newton Geiszler
Starring:
John Boyega, Karan Brar, Scott Eastwood, Rinko Kikuchi, Burn Gorman
Directed By:
Steven S. DeKnight
12. Bad Company (2002)
9
2
Bad Company
PG-13
9
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. 

Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Chris Rock, Kerry Washington, Peter Stormare, John Slattery, Gabriel Macht
Directed By:
13. Surviving a Horrible Boss (2011)
15
3
Surviving a Horrible Boss
15
3
Role:
Dale
Starring:
Jason Sudeikis, Jason Bateman, Seth Gordon
14. Late Summer (2001)
12
2
Late Summer
12
2
Starring:
Christopher Nee, Erol Zeybekoglu, Sheila Stasack, Robert Walsh
Directed By:
David Ottenhouse
15. A Quiet Little Marriage (2008)
10
2
A Quiet Little Marriage
10
2
Role:
Adam
Starring:
Melanie Lynskey, Lucy DeVito, Michael O'Neill, Jimmi Simpson
Directed By:
Mo Perkins
16. Love Thy Neighbor (2005)
8
1
Love Thy Neighbor
R
8
1
Starring:
Roy Scheider, Kellie Overbey, Jack Gwaltney, Jennifer Bransford
Directed By:
Nick Gregory
17. Campfire Stories (2001)
5
1
Campfire Stories
R
5
1
Role:
Joe
Starring:
Abigail Spencer, David Johansen, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, John Hensley
Directed By:
Andrzej Krakowski, Jeff Mazzola, Bob Cea

TV Movie(s)

1. It's Always Sunny on TV (2004)
16
2
It's Always Sunny on TV
16
2
Role:
Charlie Kelly
Starring:
Morena Baccarin, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Mary Elizabeth Ellis
Directed By:
Rob McElhenney
2. Boldly Going Nowhere (2009)
13
2
Boldly Going Nowhere
13
2
Starring:
Tony Hale, Chad L. Coleman, David Hornsby, Natalie Morales, Yara Martinez
Directed By:
Wayne McClammy
3. Bare Knuckle Fight Club (2017)
12
2
Bare Knuckle Fight Club
12
2
Starring:
Joe Duttine
Directed By:
Ed Perkins
4. Mary and Rhoda (2000)
9
2
Mary and Rhoda
9
2
Starring:
Mary Tyler Moore, Elon Gold, Bethany Joy Lenz, Christine Ebersole, Valerie Harper
Directed By:
Barnet Kellman

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.

Starring:
Liam Neeson, Jake Johnson, Channing Tatum, Morgan Freeman, Nick Offerman, Elizabeth Banks, Dave Franco
Directed By:
Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
American Dad! (2005)
American Dad!
TV-14
Starring:
Zooey Deschanel, Kevin Durand, Henry Rollins, Tom Kenny, Craig Ferguson, Jean Smart, Rupert Grint
Directed By:
Ron Hughart, Brent Woods, Anthony Lioi, Rodney Clouden, Pam Cooke
Unsupervised (2012)
Unsupervised
TV-MA
Starring:
Fred Armisen, Kristen Bell, Kaitlin Olson, Alexa Vega, Justin Long, Alexa PenaVega, David Hornsby
Directed By:
Todd Redner
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.

Starring:
Matthew Mercer, John Goodman, Bonnie Hunt, Alfred Molina, Bill Hader, Tara Strong, Nathan Fillion
Directed By:
Dan Scanlon
Party Central (2014)
Party Central
PG
Role:
Art (voice)
Starring:
Billy Crystal, Nathan Fillion, John Goodman, Carlos Alazraqui, Lori Alan
Directed By:
Kelsey Mann
Celebrity Deathmatch (1998)
Celebrity Deathmatch
TV-14
Starring:
Lucy Lawless, Gilbert Gottfried, Mike Judge, Whoopi Goldberg, Steve Austin, Tara Strong, Len Maxwell
Directed By:
Sue Perrotto, Dave Thomas, Eric Fogel, Jack Fletcher, Greg Pair
The LEGO Movie 4D: A New Adventure (2016)
The LEGO Movie 4D: A New Adventure
Role:
Benny (voice)
Starring:
Patton Oswalt, Nick Offerman, Elizabeth Banks, Alison Brie, Nick Offerman
Directed By:
Rob Schrab

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
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Danny DeVito, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Lili Asvar
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005)
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
TV-MA
Role:
Charlie Kelly (153 episodes, 2005-2019)
Starring:
Alanna Ubach, Christopher Lloyd, Danny DeVito, Judy Greer, Scott Bakula, Guillermo del Toro, Alexandra Daddario
Directed By:
Matt Shakman, Fred Savage, Daniel Attias, Randall Einhorn, Richie Keen
Saturday Night Live (1975)
Saturday Night Live
TV-PG
Starring:
Dwayne Johnson, Stephen Colbert, RuPaul, Graham Chapman, Chris Farley, Kenan Thompson, Hugh Jackman
Directed By:
Ben Stiller, Dave Wilson, Beth McCarthy-Miller, Don Roy King, James Signorelli
Danny DeVito & the Contract (2007)
Danny DeVito & the Contract
Role:
Charlie Day (uncredited)
Starring:
Rhea Perlman, Fred Savage, Danny DeVito, Rob McElhenney
Directed By:
Rob McElhenney
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season 3: Meet the McPoyles (2008)
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season 3: Meet the McPoyles
Role:
Charlie Kelly
Starring:
Danny DeVito, Glenn Howerton, John Joseph Brandon, Ernest Heinz
On the Record with Mick Rock (2015)
On the Record with Mick Rock
Starring:
Mick Rock
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season 3: Dancing Guy (2008)
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season 3: Dancing Guy
Role:
Charlie
Starring:
Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton, Shawn McDonald, Ricky Roma
Directed By:
Fred Savage
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Sunny Side Up (2008)
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Sunny Side Up
Role:
Charlie Kelly
Starring:
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
Role:
Charlie Kelly
Starring:
Danny DeVito, Glenn Howerton, Kristin Carlisle, Alexa Demara
Reno 911! (2003)
Reno 911!
TV-14
Starring:
Paul Rudd, Jeff Foxworthy, Aisha Tyler, Lou Ferrigno, Wayne Brady, Rainn Wilson, Jane Lynch
Directed By:
Michael Patrick Jann, Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, Brad Abrams
Third Watch (1999)
Third Watch
Starring:
Mia Farrow, Adam Beach, Ossie Davis, Jack Klugman, Sarah Rafferty, Katrina Law, Peter Dinklage
Directed By:
Félix Enríquez Alcalá, Christopher Chulack, Guy Norman Bee, Nelson McCormick, Brooke Kennedy
Lego Dimensions (2015)
Lego Dimensions
E10+
Starring:
Bryce Dallas Howard, Evanna Lynch, Eddie Redmayne, Simon Pegg, Michael J. Fox, Dan Aykroyd, Gary Oldman
Directed By:
James McLoughlin, Arthur Parsons, Justin Villiers
Drunk History (2013)
Drunk History
TV-14
Starring:
Elizabeth Olsen, Ronda Rousey, Liev Schreiber, Jack Black, Donald Faison, Sam Rockwell, Emily Deschanel
Directed By:
Jeremy Konner, Derek Waters
Law & Order (1990)
Law & Order
TV-14
Starring:
Benjamin Bratt, Kathleen Turner, Michael Stuhlbarg, January Jones, Zoe Saldana, Ron Leibman, Keith David
Directed By:
Constantine Makris, Edwin Sherin, Jace Alexander, David Platt, Richard Dobbs
Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet (2020)
Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet
TV-MA
Starring:
Cristin Milioti, F. Murray Abraham, Alanna Ubach, Jake Johnson, David Hornsby, Rob McElhenney, Imani Hakim
Directed By:
Pete Chatmon, David Gordon Green, Todd Biermann
Madigan Men (2000)
Madigan Men
Starring:
Gabriel Byrne, Roy Dotrice, George Wendt, Grant Shaud
Luis (2003)
Luis
Role:
Richie (9 episodes, 2003)
Starring:
Masi Oka, Luis Guzmán, Diana Maria Riva, Reggie Lee, Jaclyn DeSantis
How to Be a Gentleman (2011)
How to Be a Gentleman
Starring:
Rhys Darby, Kevin Dillon, Abigail Spencer, David Hornsby, Dave Foley, Nancy Lenehan
Directed By:
Pamela Fryman, Gary Halvorson, Alex Hardcastle, Fred Savage