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List of Christine Baranski Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

2. Chicago (2002)
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2
Chicago
PG-13
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2

This 6 Academy Awards-winning film, an adaption of the Broadway musical Chicago, revolves around jailed murderesses Velma Kelly, a nightclub performer, and Roxie Hart, a starry-eyed housewife. Velma killed her husband and sister for cheating, while Roxie murdered her boyfriend for his false promises of stardom. Represented by same smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn, both compete for fame, publicity and attention of Flynn.   

As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Marshall
Genres:
Crime, Musical, Comedy
3. Reversal of Fortune (1990)
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2
Reversal of Fortune
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Barbet Schroeder
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Biography
Star Cast:
Jeremy Irons, Glenn Close, Ron Silver, Annabella Sciorra, Uta Hagen
4. The Birdcage (1996)
12
2
The Birdcage
R
12
2

Armand Goldman and his long-term partner Albert own the popular drag-club, ‘The Birdcage’, in Miami’s South Beach where Albert, a.k.a. drag-queen Starina is the main attraction. Armand’s son Val declares his intentions of marrying Barbara, daughter of conservative right-wing senator, John Keeley. When the Keeleys arrive to meet Val’s ‘family,’ the Goldmans pretend to be ‘straight,’ and end up creating chaos.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
5. The Ref (1994)
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2
The Ref
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ted Demme
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Denis Leary, Kevin Spacey, Judy Davis, Glynis Johns, Robert J. Steinmiller Jr.
6. Cruel Intentions (1999)
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2
Cruel Intentions
R
12
2

Kathryn, a wealthy manipulative teenager, agrees to watch over naive Cecile with the secret intention of defaming her to take revenge on Cecile's lover, her ex. When her philanderer stepbrother Sebastian refuses to seduce Cecile in favor of the headmaster's virgin daughter Annette, who wants to stay chaste until marriage, the two spoiled step-siblings make a wicked wager.

As:
Cast
Director:
Roger Kumble
Genres:
Drama, Romance
7. Bulworth (1998)
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2
Bulworth
R
11
2

Bulworth is a comedy drama film which tells the story of a suicidal and disillusioned politician who puts out a contract killing on himself, so that his family will be able to benefit from his insurance policy. He also decides to be honest with his voters, but soon after he falls in love with a young woman, he rethinks his decision.    

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
9. Addams Family Values (1993)
10
2
Addams Family Values
PG-13
10
2

In this sequel to The Addams Family, Gomez and Morticia Addams have hired the nanny, Debbie Jellinsky, to take care of their infant son, Pubert, after many failed murder attempts by his older siblings, Wednesday and Pugsley. Unfortunately, Debbie is a serial killer who seduces Uncle Fester and wants to murder him for all the money. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Barry Sonnenfeld
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
11. New Jersey Drive (1995)
10
2
New Jersey Drive
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Nick Gomez
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Donald Faison, Gabriel Casseus, Shar-Ron Corley, Saul Stein, Gwen McGee
12. Mamma Mia! (2008)
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2
Mamma Mia!
PG-13
11
2

In an attempt to find her father to give her away in the forthcoming wedding, Sophie Sheridan secretly invites three men whom her mother Donna had dated years ago. Donna, a former lead singer of a band and now owner of a resort-hotel on a Greek island, is stressed to find the three men there. What ensues is a big mix-up. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Phyllida Lloyd
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Family, Romance
Star Cast:
Colin Firth, Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan, Meryl Streep, Stellan Skarsgård, Nancy Baldwin
13. Bowfinger (1999)
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2
Bowfinger
PG-13
10
2

B movie film producer Bowfinger is ready to direct his first movie. The script has been penned by an accountant, most of his actors are out of work and he has $2,184 to pay for production cost. He must now sign in action star Kit Ramsey, if he wants the Universal Picture to distribute his film. When Ramsey refuses Bowfinger decides to film his scenes covertly. .

As:
Cast
Role:
Carol
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
15. Soup for One (1982)
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2
Soup for One
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jonathan Kaufer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Gerrit Graham, Marcia Strassman, Richard Libertini, Saul Rubinek
16. Bonneville (2006)
10
2
Bonneville
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Christopher N. Rowley
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tom Skerritt, Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Joan Allen, Robert Conder, Bruce Newbold
17. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
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2
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
PG
11
2

The live-action adaptation of Dr. Seuss' beloved children’s tale follows the Grinch who decides to ruin Christmas for the citizens of Whoville because of humiliation suffered at the hands of its Mayor. However, Martha May Whovier and Cindy Lou Who help him discover the true meaning of Christmas and redeem him. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Martha May Whovier
Director:
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Comedy
18. Into the Woods (2014)
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2
Into the Woods
PG
10
2

Based on Grimm Brothers’ fairy tales, the movie starts with a baker and wife failing to have a child because of a witch’s curse. The witch will lift the curse if they can attain four objects. On their journey, they encounter Cinderella, Red Riding Hood, Jack, Rapunzel and many monsters and happy endings are not guaranteed.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Stepmother
Director:
Rob Marshall
Genres:
Drama, Musical, Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure
20. 9½ Weeks (1986)
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2
9½ Weeks
R
9
2

John and Elizabeth meet only twice before they start dating. Soon their courtship turns into a sexual adventure with John pushing Elizabeth into more and more daring escapades. The film, based on an eponymous memoir by Ingeborg Day, depicts the effect of such eroticism on Elizabeth, who must now decide her future course of action. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Thea
Director:
Adrian Lyne
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger, Margaret Whitton, David Margulies
22. Crackers (1984)
9
2
Crackers
PG
9
2

A low-paying pawn shop employee, Weslake joins in on a plan by an amateur musician Dillard, an illegal immigrant Ramon, a pimp named Broadwalk, and a homeless man named Turtle to break into the large safe in the pawn shop. But the rewards might not be what they expected. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Louis Malle
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Donald Sutherland, Sean Penn, Wallace Shawn, Jack Warden, Larry Riley
23. The Bounty Hunter (2010)
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2
The Bounty Hunter
PG-13
10
2

The Bounty Hunter is a romantic comedy that revolves around a cop-turned-bounty hunter entrusted with bringing to court his ex-wife, an investigative reporter, who has violated the terms of her bail. Starring Jennifer Anniston and Gerard Butler, the film takes an action-packed turn when the couple decides to put aside their differences and investigate a narcotics and gambling story.

As:
Cast
Director:
Andy Tennant
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Action
Star Cast:
Gerard Butler, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, Joel Marsh Garland, Gio Perez
24. Lovesick (1983)
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2
Lovesick
PG
9
2

Psychiatrist Saul Benjamin is smitten by a new patient, Chloe Allen, and becomes jealous of anyone else who comes close to her. He also starts neglecting his other patients, ending up being reviewed by a board of inquiry. Throughout the movie, he is warned and advised by the ghost of Dr. Sigmund Freud. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Nymphomanic
Director:
Marshall Brickman
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
27. The Guru (2002)
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2
The Guru
R
8
2

Ramu, a man from India, leaves for New York in order to achieve his dream of making it big in Hollywood and gaining fame and wealth. However, due to a series of mishaps, he is mistaken for a sex guru, which leads him to becoming a celebrity overnight.

As:
Cast
Director:
Daisy Mayer von Scherler
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Marisa Tomei, Bobby Cannavale, Michael McKean, Dash Mihok, Heather Graham, Jimi Mistry
29. Welcome to Mooseport (2004)
8
2
Welcome to Mooseport
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Charlotte Cole
Director:
Donald Petrie
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Ray Romano, Fred Savage, Gene Hackman, Maura Tierney, Marcia Gay Harden
32. Falling for Grace (2006)
10
2
Falling for Grace
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bree Barrington
Director:
Fay Ann Lee
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Sarah Rafferty, Margaret Cho, Stephanie March, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Ken Leung

TV Movie(s)

1. Playing for Time (1980)
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3
Playing for Time
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3
As:
Cast
Role:
Olga
Director:
Daniel Mann, Joseph Sargent
Genres:
Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Maud Adams, Vanessa Redgrave, Jane Alexander, Robin Bartlett
2. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1985)
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3
A Midsummer Night's Dream
13
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Emile Ardolino
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Andreas Katsulas, Diane Venora, James Hurdle, Ricky Jay
4. Adopted (2005)
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2
Adopted
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Judy Rabinowitz
Director:
Ted Wass
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bernadette Peters, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Andrew W. Walker, Kevin Wheatley
5. Spellbound (2004)
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2
Spellbound
11
2
As:
Cast
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Barry Bostwick, Dave Annable, Valerie Azlynn, Austin Basis
7. Inseparable (2006)
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2
Inseparable
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Barbara
Director:
Pamela Fryman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Krysten Ritter, Ed O'Neill, Rosa Blasi, Rachel Boston
8. Recipe for a Perfect Christmas (2005)
10
2
Recipe for a Perfect Christmas
TV-PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lee Bellmont
Director:
Sheldon Larry
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bobby Cannavale, Monica Parker, Carly Pope, Kristen Hager
9. Who Is Simon Miller? (2011)
8
2
Who Is Simon Miller?
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Amanda
Director:
Paolo Barzman
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Robyn Lively, Loren Dean, Skyler Day, Drew Koles

Animation(s)

Steven Universe: Save the Light (2017)
Steven Universe: Save the Light
As:
Cast
Role:
Hessonite (voice)
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Estelle, Zach Callison, Deedee Magno, Michaela Dietz
Speed Racer X (1997)
Speed Racer X
As:
Cast
Role:
Trixie Fontaine / ... (voice) (unknown episodes)
Genres:
Animation
Star Cast:
Dan Woren, Dave Wittenberg, Michelle Ruff, Joshua Seth
Scooby-Doo in Where's My Mummy? (2005)
Scooby-Doo in Where's My Mummy?
As:
Cast
Role:
Amelia von Butch (voice)
Director:
Joe Sichta
Genres:
Adventure, Mystery, Comedy, Fantasy, Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Jeremy Piven, Frank Welker, Mindy Cohn, Grey DeLisle, Casey Kasem
Trolls (2016)
Trolls
PG
Plot:

Small, colorful, and eternally happy creatures, the Trolls have only one thing to worry about, avoid being eaten by the mean, monstrous creatures, Bergens. The Bergens can only be happy by consuming Trolls. When some Trolls are captured by the Bergens, it is up to Princess Poppy and the pessimistic Troll Branch to recuse their friends. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Chef (voice)
Director:
Walt Dohrn, Mike Mitchell
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Animation, Musical, Family
Spirit Riding Free (2017)
Spirit Riding Free
TV-Y7
As:
Cast
Genres:
Animation, Western, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Lucas Grabeel, Jeff Bennett, Dee Bradley Baker, Kari Wahlgren
Timothy Tweedle the First Christmas Elf (2000)
Timothy Tweedle the First Christmas Elf
As:
Cast
Role:
Flo (voice)
Director:
Marija Miletic Dail
Genres:
Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Howie Mandel, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Fran Dowie, French Tickner
Michael Jackson's Halloween (2017)
Michael Jackson's Halloween
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Grau
Director:
Mark A.Z. Dippé, Kyung Ho Lee
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Family, Horror, Animation
Star Cast:

TV Shows and Videos

Now and Again (1999)
Now and Again
TV-14
As:
Cast
Director:
Martha Mitchell, Vincent Misiano, Ronald L. Schwary
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Ian Somerhalder, John Goodman, Charles Durning, Gerrit Graham, Dennis Haysbert
The Thorns (1988)
The Thorns
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lori Petty, Maureen Stapleton, Kelly Bishop, Adam Biesk
Welcome to New York (2000)
Welcome to New York
As:
Cast
Role:
Marsha Bickner (13 episodes, 2000-2001)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sara Gilbert, Rocky Carroll, Anthony DeSando, Jim Gaffigan
Happy Family (2003)
Happy Family
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Role:
Annie Brennan (22 episodes, 2003-2004)
Director:
Pamela Fryman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jaime Pressly, Cloris Leachman, Patrick Warburton, John Larroquette, Jeff Bryan Davis, Susan Gibney
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Molly Shannon (2001)
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Molly Shannon
As:
Cast
Role:
Julie Andrews (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
Director:
Paul Thomas Anderson, Beth McCarthy-Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Molly Shannon, Ben Affleck, Alec Baldwin, Matthew Broderick

Christine Baranski Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Cybill Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series 1995