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List of Christina Applegate Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
15
4
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
PG-13
15
4

In 1970s San Diego, Ron Burgundy is a highly successful news anchorman in male-dominated Channel 4. However, the arrival of Veronica Corningstone, an ambitious woman aspiring to be a newswoman, changes the entire scenario. Ron becomes increasingly resentful of Veronica’s success beginning a fierce rivalry between the two.

As:
Cast
Role:
Veronica Corningstone
Director:
Adam McKay
Genres:
Comedy
2. Wonderland (2003)
11
2
Wonderland
TV-MA
11
2

Wonderland is a crime mystery drama film which tells the story of a successful porn star John Holmes. His drug addiction starts affecting his life negatively, forcing him into prostitution. His wife as well as his teen girlfriend, thinks of leaving him. Things turn even worse as he gets involved with a drug lord.

As:
Cast
Director:
James Cox
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Paris Hilton, Lisa Kudrow, Carrie Fisher, Janeane Garofalo, Kate Bosworth, Val Kilmer, Kim Marriner
4. Going the Distance (2010)
11
2
Going the Distance
R
11
2

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:
Corinne
Director:
Nanette Burstein
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
5. Mars Attacks! (1996)
10
2
Mars Attacks!
PG-13
10
2

Earth is surrounded by a fleet of Martians spaceships who initially claim to have come in peace. But they soon kill the entire U.S. Congress and later assassinate President James Dale. Earth survives when it is accidentally discovered that Martians die on hearing Slim Whitman’s song “Indian Love Call” which is then played all over the world. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy
6. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
10
2
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
PG-13
10
2

As a sequel to a 2004 film, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is a 1980s-themed comedy that revolves around a San Diego news anchor, Ron Burgundy, who moves to New York to join a 24-hour news channel along with his former colleagues. Starring Will Ferrell as Burgundy, and other major stars, this film features family drama and hilarious professional rivalry too.

As:
Cast
Role:
Veronica Corningstone
Director:
Adam McKay
Genres:
Comedy
7. Employee of the Month (2004)
12
2
Employee of the Month
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sara Goodwin
Director:
Mitch Rouse
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jenna Fischer, Matt Dillon, Dave Foley, Steve Zahn
8. Bad Moms (2016)
11
2
Bad Moms
R
11
2

Amy Mitchell is a successful professional and mom but overworked. She is also in her children’s school PTA run by the domineering Gwendolyn James, Stacy, and Vicky. After she kicks her husband out and runs into two more moms Carla, and Kiki, the three start experiencing freedom and set up a final showdown with Gwendolyn. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Gwendolyn
Director:
Jon Lucas, Scott Moore
Genres:
Comedy
9. Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991)
12
2
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead
PG-13
12
2

Sue Ellen is a teenager who is awaiting her mother to leave home during summer so that she can have fun while her siblings are taken care of by the babysitter. However, the babysitter dies all of a sudden, and Sue finds her life upside down.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Swell
Director:
Stephen Herek
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
David Duchovny, Joanna Cassidy, Josh Charles, John Getz
10. 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
Role:
Debbie Griswold
Director:
John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure
11. The Rocker (2008)
10
3
The Rocker
PG-13
10
3

In the 1980s, a drummer gets abandoned by his band just before they achieve stardom. Two decades later, he finds another chance to achieve stardom when he is asked by his teenage nephew to perform with their high school rock band. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Kim
Director:
Peter Cattaneo
Genres:
Comedy, Music
12. The Big Hit (1998)
10
2
The Big Hit
R
10
2

Melvin Smiley is a socially anxious hitman, who is known to be one of the best in his field. His loyalties are put to the test when he starts developing feelings for Keiko Nishi, a young woman whom he has kidnapped. He is also unaware of the fact that she is the goddaughter of a mob boss.

As:
Cast
Role:
Pam Shulman
Director:
Kirk Wong
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Lou Diamond Phillips, Mark Wahlberg, Avery Brooks, Bokeem Woodbine
14. Hall Pass (2011)
10
2
Hall Pass
R
10
2

Hall Pass is a comedy film that centres around two husbands who, unhappy with their married lives, are offered a hall pass by their wives - a week off from their marriage to do whatever they want. While the husbands are unable to do much for most of the week, their wives use their own hall passes for a week of fun.

As:
Cast
Role:
Grace
Director:
Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
17. Beatlemania (1981)
9
2
Beatlemania
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Joseph Manduke
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
David Leon, Mitch Weissman, Tom Teeley, Ralph Castelli
18. Crash Pad (2017)
13
3
Crash Pad
R
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Morgan
Director:
Kevin Tent
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Nina Dobrev, Thomas Haden Church, Domhnall Gleeson, Aliyah O'Brien
19. Mafia! (1998)
11
2
Mafia!
PG-13
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Diane Steen
Director:
Jim Abrahams
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lloyd Bridges, Andreas Katsulas, Olympia Dukakis, Sherman Hemsley
22. Surviving Christmas (2004)
11
2
Surviving Christmas
PG-13
11
2

Although he is quite wealthy, Drew lives a lonely and empty life. When Christmas is approaching, he is visited by an annoying old friend. He offers to pay him cash to celebrate Christmas with his family.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Alicia Valco
Director:
Mike Mitchell
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Udo Kier, Jennifer Morrison, James Gandolfini, Tom Kenny, Ben Affleck, Catherine O'Hara, Josh Zuckerman
24. The Sweetest Thing (2002)
8
2
The Sweetest Thing
R
8
2

Christina gets attracted to Peter, and finds him to be the perfect partner for her. However, she knows nothing about him, except for the fact that his brother is getting married. Therefore, she decides to gatecrash the wedding in order to find and woo him. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Courtney Rockcliffe
Director:
Roger Kumble
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
26. Jaws of Satan (1981)
7
1
Jaws of Satan
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Bob Claver
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Norman Lloyd, Diana Douglas, Fritz Weaver, Gretchen Corbett
27. Comforters, Miserable (2001)
13
2
Comforters, Miserable
13
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Johnathon Schaech
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Elise Ballard, Alice Barrington, Jeff Lorch, Johnny Asuncion, Rob Naples
28. Heroes (2002)
12
2
Heroes
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Johnathon Schaech
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Johnathon Schaech, Djimon Hounsou, Cameron Thor, Bob Applegate
29. Tilt-A-Whirl (2005)
11
2
Tilt-A-Whirl
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Customer #1
Director:
Cameron Thor
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Vincent Duvall, Jessica Schatz, Tyler Nimmons, Candace Sibley
30. Meryl: The Lifetime Biopic with Christina Applegate (2015)
12
2
Meryl: The Lifetime Biopic with Christina Applegate
TV-14
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Meryl Streep
Director:
Jack Bishop, Justin Nijm
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Fran Gillespie, Nick Armstrong, Amy Eicher, Ben Parks
31. 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010)
11
2
16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself - Nominee
Director:
Jeff Margolis
Star Cast:
Dianna Agron, Frank Aletter, Joan Allen, Alexa Alemanni
32. Prenatal Pole Dancing DVD (2010)
10
2
Prenatal Pole Dancing DVD
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Roxy Fedaro
Director:
Lauren Palmigiano
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Jessalyn Gilsig, Wendi McLendon-Covey
33. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Rock (1999)
10
2
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Rock
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Duff (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
Director:
James Signorelli, Dave Wilson, Beth McCarthy-Miller
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Dana Carvey, Chris Rock, Don Pardo, Jim Breuer
34. Streets (1990)
10
2
Streets
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dawn
Director:
Katt Shea
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
David Mendenhall, Starr Andreeff, Eb Lottimer, Jane Chung
36. The 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (2004)
9
2
The 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself - Nominee
Director:
Louis J. Horvitz, Roger Goodman
Star Cast:
Garry Shandling, Jennifer Aniston, Antonio Banderas, Kirstie Alley
37. Across the Moon (1995)
7
1
Across the Moon
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Kathy
Director:
Lisa Gottlieb
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Peña, Peter Berg, Michael Mundra, Tony Fields
38. The Giving Tree (2000)
7
1
The Giving Tree
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Emily
Director:
Cameron Thor
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Justin Lazard, Molly Ringwald, Johnathon Schaech, Moon Unit Zappa
39. Claudine's Return (1998)
6
1
Claudine's Return
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Claudine Van Doozen
Director:
Antonio Tibaldi
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Matt Clark, Stefano Dionisi, Tony Torn, Gabriel Mann
40. Out in Fifty (1999)
7
2
Out in Fifty
R
7
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Bojesse Christopher, Scott Anthony Leet
Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Alexis Arquette, Mickey Rourke, Peter Greene, Bojesse Christopher
41. The 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (2003)
4
1
The 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself - Winner
Director:
Louis J. Horvitz
Star Cast:
David Arquette, Paula Abdul, Reiko Aylesworth, Calpernia Addams

TV Movie(s)

42. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley (1998)
14
3
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley
TV-14
14
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Various Characters (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
Director:
Beth McCarthy-Miller, Dave Wilson, James Signorelli, Tom Schiller
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dave Attell, Alec Baldwin, Chris Farley, Jim Breuer, Mackenzie English
43. Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005)
14
2
Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Suzanne Bedford
Director:
Richard Friedenberg
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Johnathon Schaech, Kevin Jubinville, Kathleen Rose Perkins, Jenna Friedenberg
44. Grace Kelly (1983)
10
2
Grace Kelly
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Page
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Diane Ladd, Lloyd Bridges, Ian McShane, Alejandro Rey
45. Prince Charming (2001)
10
2
Prince Charming
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kate / Princess Gwendolyn
Director:
Allan Arkush
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Adventure, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
46. Carrie Underwood: An All-Star Holiday Special (2009)
13
3
Carrie Underwood: An All-Star Holiday Special
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
Adam Shankman, Nigel Lythgoe
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Kristin Chenoweth, Neil Patrick Harris, Carrie Underwood, Americus Abesamis
50. 1990 MTV Video Music Awards (1990)
8
2
1990 MTV Video Music Awards
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself - Presenter
Director:
Bruce Gowers
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Kim Basinger, Arsenio Hall, Paula Abdul, 2 Live Crew
51. ESPY Awards (2004)
3
1
ESPY Awards
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
Chip Dean
Genres:
Sport
Star Cast:
Cedric the Entertainer, Michael Chiklis, Big Boi, Tom Brady

Animation(s)

The Book of Life (2014)
The Book of Life
PG
Plot:

Manolo wants to be a musician while his family wants him to be a bullfighter. As Manolo and town’s hero Joaquin love Maria, and both wish to marry her, the ruling deities of the underworld place their bets about trios’ future. Thus, on the Day of the Dead, Manolo has to deal with his extreme dreads as he travels through three worlds.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mary Beth (voice)
Director:
Jorge R. Gutiérrez
Genres:
Musical, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Family, Animation, Romance
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009)
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
TV-PG
Plot:

This animated comedy film tells the story of Alvin, Simon and Theodore, who must defeat a rival female music group, in order to save the music programme of their school. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Betty Thomas
Genres:
Animation, Music, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011)
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
TV-PG
Plot:

While aboard a cruise ship, the Chipmunks and the Chipettes accidentally go overboard. Soon they end up in a tropical island which seems deserted. They soon start to think that they might not be really alone.

As:
Cast
Director:
Mike Mitchell
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Animation, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:

TV Shows and Videos

All Is Forgiven (1986)
All Is Forgiven
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam Arkin, Bess Armstrong, David Alan Grier, Terence Knox
Heart of the City (1986)
Heart of the City
As:
Cast
Role:
Robin Kennedy (13 episodes, 1986-1987)
Director:
Thomas Carter, Martin Davidson, John Pasquin, Michael Zinberg
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Corey Feldman, Billy Zane, Robert Desiderio, Jonathan Ward, Kario Salem
Father Murphy (1981)
Father Murphy
As:
Cast
Director:
William F. Claxton, Michael Landon, Victor French
Genres:
Western, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
James Cromwell, Shannen Doherty, Corey Feldman, Merlin Olsen, Katherine Cannon, Timothy Gibbs, Moses Gunn
Washingtoon (1985)
Washingtoon
As:
Cast
Role:
Sally Forehead (10 episodes, 1985)
Star Cast:
Jack Colvin, Beverly Archer, Barry Corbin, Thomas Callaway
Vibrations (1996)
Vibrations
R
As:
Cast
Role:
Anamika
Director:
Michael Paseornek
Genres:
Drama, Musical
Star Cast:
Faye Grant, Paige Turco, James Marshall, Scott Cohen
Pauly (1997)
Pauly
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Berlinger, Terri McCoy, Amanda Bearse, Max Tash
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Michelle Phillips, Pauly Shore, Charlotte Ross, Kevin Weisman, Amy Hill

Christina Applegate Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Friends Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series 2003
People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Female TV Star 2009
Winner Favorite Female Performer in a New Television Series 1999