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List of Chevy Chase Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
40
4
National Lampoon's Vacation
TV-14
40
4

Clark Grisworld decides to take his family on a cross-country car trip from Chicago to Southern California amusement park Walley World. The family have numerous adventures along the way including a falling out, the death of a family member, getting lost in the desert and Clark becoming infatuated with a beautiful woman driving a red Ferrari. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Clark Griswold
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy
2. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
43
3
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
TV-14
43
3

Clark Griswold begins his plans for a "fun old-fashioned family Christmas" by driving with his wife Ellen and two children Audrey and Rusty to a country farm and securing the biggest tree. However, he struggles to keep his Christmas spirit up after unsophisticated relatives show up at his house and his boss denies his much-awaited bonus.

As:
Cast
Role:
Clark
Director:
Jeremiah S. Chechik
Genres:
Comedy
3. Caddyshack (1980)
34
4
Caddyshack
R
34
4

Danny Noonan, a young caddy, intends to bag the prestigious caddy scholarship offered by the Bushwood Country Club. For this, he has to impress the arrogant Judge Elihu Smails, the co-owner of the club. Al Czervik, a loud construction tycoon wants to purchase the club and gets into a conflict with Smails. Meanwhile, the golf course ground keeper is troubled by a rampaging gopher.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ty Webb
Director:
Genres:
Sport, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Murray, Rodney Dangerfield, Brian Doyle-Murray, Ted Knight, Michael O'Keefe
4. Foul Play (1978)
26
3
Foul Play
PG
26
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Tony Carlson
Director:
Colin Higgins
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Comedy
Star Cast:
Goldie Hawn, Dudley Moore, Eugene Roche, Burgess Meredith, Rachel Roberts
5. Seems Like Old Times (1980)
21
2
Seems Like Old Times
PG
21
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Nicholas Gardenia
Director:
Jay Sandrich
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Charles Grodin, Goldie Hawn, Harold Gould, Robert Guillaume
6. Fletch (1985)
27
4
Fletch
PG
27
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Irwin 'Fletch' Fletcher
Director:
Michael Ritchie
Genres:
Comedy, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Joe Don Baker, Tim Matheson, Richard Libertini, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson
7. The One Arm Bandit (1971)
8
3
The One Arm Bandit
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Cop / Second Man With Briefcase
Director:
Rich Allen
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Larry Bryggman, Paul B. Price, Mike Wheeler
8. Funny Farm (1988)
39
4
Funny Farm
PG
39
4

Andy Farmer is a former sportswriter who along with his wife, moves to a small town in Vermont so that he can focus on writing his novel. They soon realize that the locals are not very welcoming and the farm is also quite distracting.

As:
Cast
Role:
Andy Farmer
Director:
George Roy Hill
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sarah Michelle Gellar, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Kevin O'Morrison, Joseph Maher, Jack Gilpin
10. National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)
32
1
National Lampoon's European Vacation
PG-13
32
1

On a game show, the Griswold family wins a 15-days’ vacation to Europe and gets set for the trip, though daughter Audrey is hesitant to leave her boyfriend behind, while son Rusty can’t wait to meet girls. The bumbling family travels from London to Paris, then Germany and Rome, moving from place to place, leaving a trail of disaster wherever they go.

As:
Cast
Role:
Clark Griswold
Director:
Amy Heckerling
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, John Astin, Beverly D'Angelo, Dana Hill
11. Spies Like Us (1985)
24
3
Spies Like Us
PG
24
3

Two incompetent CIA applicants are led to believe that they are on a mission. They soon find themselves in Pakistan, then in Afghanistan, and soon they are pursued by the Russians. They eventually realize that they are being used as decoys for a Nuclear War. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Emmett Fitz-Hume
Director:
John Landis
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Dan Aykroyd, Sam Raimi, Bob Hope, Terry Gilliam, Frank Oz, Steve Forrest, Bruce Davison
12. ¡Three Amigos! (1986)
24
5
¡Three Amigos!
PG
24
5

During 1920s, three out-of-work actors, Ned, Lucky day and Dusty Bottoms, who play heroic cowboys in silent movies, accept a show in Mexico assuming that they have to reprise their screen roles. Only on arrival they realize that they’re expected to fight real-life bandits who torment the villagers. As the locals hope for protection, the three must live up to their image.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dusty Bottoms
Director:
John Landis
Genres:
Western, Comedy
Star Cast:
Steve Martin, Martin Short, Phil Hartman, Alfonso Arau, Tony Plana
14. Follow That Bird (1985)
12
2
Follow That Bird
G
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Kwapis
Genres:
Family, Music, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
George Lucas, Frank Oz, John Candy, Caroll Spinney, Jim Henson
15. Walk... Don't Walk (1968)
9
4
Walk... Don't Walk
9
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Pedestrian
Genres:
Short, Comedy
16. Dirty Work (1998)
13
2
Dirty Work
PG-13
13
2

Two friends—Sam and Mitch—are in need of money to pay for Sam’s dad’s heart surgery. However, they both get fired, after which they come up with a great idea to make money. They start a revenge-for-hire business, which becomes a big success.        

As:
Cast
Director:
Bob Saget
Genres:
Comedy
17. Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
11
2
Hot Tub Time Machine
R
11
2

Three despondent friends get together to spend some time at a ski resort, after one of them faces medical issues. They are joined by a young Jacob. The four consume an illegal Russian drink and get transported back into time in 1986. They must do everything the same way as it happened to come back to present times, but then the desire to do unpleasant things differently is also there.

As:
Cast
Director:
Steve Pink
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
18. Hero (1992)
8
1
Hero
PG-13
8
1

Hero is a comedy drama film which tells the story of Bernie, a wanted thief, who rescues passengers from a burning airliner, but is shocked to see that another man is taking the credit for his heroic actions.

As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Frears
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
19. Fletch Lives (1989)
19
4
Fletch Lives
PG
19
4

A journalist comes to know that he has inherited an old mansion. However, misfortune follows him, and he soon finds himself suspected of murder.

As:
Cast
Role:
Irwin 'Fletch' Fletcher
Director:
Michael Ritchie
Genres:
Comedy, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Richard Belzer, Hal Holbrook, Phil Hartman, Julianne Phillips, R. Lee Ermey, Richard Libertini
20. Vegas Vacation (1997)
19
1
Vegas Vacation
PG
19
1

The Griswolds are on a family vacation to Las Vegas. However, each of them face their own misadventures, and they try their best to stay out of trouble. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Clark Griswold
Director:
Stephen Kessler
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sid Caesar, Randy Quaid, Ethan Embry, Beverly D'Angelo, Marisol Nichols
21. The Groove Tube (1974)
9
1
The Groove Tube
R
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
The Fingers / Geritan / Four Leaf Clover
Director:
Ken Shapiro
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Richard Belzer, Ken Shapiro, Buzzy Linhart, Richmond Baier
22. Modern Problems (1981)
27
2
Modern Problems
PG
27
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Max Fielder
Director:
Ken Shapiro
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Brian Doyle-Murray, Patti D'Arbanville, Dabney Coleman, Mary Kay Place, Nell Carter
23. Orange County (2002)
9
1
Orange County
PG-13
9
1

After his application is rejected at Stanford University, Shaun finds out that his academic transcript got mixed up with that of another student. Due to his determination to get accepted at the university, Shaun decides to use any means necessary. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Jake Kasdan
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
24. Last Action Hero (1993)
8
2
Last Action Hero
PG-13
8
2

A magic movie ticket transports teenager Danny Madigan into the fictional world of his favorite movie character, the indestructible Los Angeles Cop Jack Slater. When the fictional villain, Mr. Benedict, uses the same ticket to escape into the real world, Danny and Slater must also travel back and team up to stop him.  

As:
Cast
Director:
John McTiernan
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
26. Vacation (2015)
9
2
Vacation
R
9
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
27. Under the Rainbow (1981)
9
1
Under the Rainbow
PG
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Bruce Thorpe
Director:
Steve Rash
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mako Iwamatsu, Carrie Fisher, Eve Arden, Joseph Maher, Robert Donner
28. Oh Heavenly Dog (1980)
5
2
Oh Heavenly Dog
PG
5
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Browning
Director:
Joe Camp
Genres:
Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jane Seymour, Omar Sharif, Robert Morley, Benji
32. Nothing But Trouble (1991)
17
2
Nothing But Trouble
PG-13
17
2

Nothing But Trouble is a comedy film which revolves around a businessman and his friends who are arrested and taken to court, where they face trouble from a sadistic judge.

As:
Cast
Role:
Chris Thorne
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
34. Funny Money (2006)
6
2
Funny Money
R
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry
Director:
Leslie Greif
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kevin Sussman, Christopher McDonald, Robert Loggia, Penelope Ann Miller, Armand Assante
35. Man of the House (1995)
10
1
Man of the House
PG
10
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Sturgess
Director:
James Orr
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Farrah Fawcett, Ryan O'Neal, George Wendt, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, David Shiner
36. Lovesick (2014)
6
2
Lovesick
6
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Luke Matheny
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Matt LeBlanc, Ali Larter, Ashley Williams, Adam Rodriguez
37. Cops and Robbersons (1994)
11
3
Cops and Robbersons
PG
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Norman Robberson
Director:
Michael Ritchie
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jack Palance, Dianne Wiest, Robert Davi, David Barry Gray
38. Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015)
5
2
Hot Tub Time Machine 2
R
5
2

This comedy sci-fi film tells the story of Nick and Jacob, who decide to help their friend, Lou, who is in trouble. Therefore, they use a time machine in order to travel back in time. Unfortunately, things don’t go as they plan. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Hot Tub Repairman
Director:
Steve Pink
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi
39. Snow Day (2000)
6
1
Snow Day
PG
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Chris Koch
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Emmanuelle Chriqui, Jean Smart, Pam Grier, Schuyler Fisk, Chris Elliott, Iggy Pop
40. Deal of the Century (1983)
6
1
Deal of the Century
PG
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Eddie Muntz
Director:
William Friedkin
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Sigourney Weaver, Vince Edwards, William Marquez, Gregory Hines
41. Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)
4
2
Jack and the Beanstalk
G
4
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Gary J. Tunnicliffe
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
James Earl Jones, Christopher Lloyd, Katey Sagal, Colin Ford, Chloë Grace Moretz
42. Zoom (2006)
4
3
Zoom
PG
4
3

Zoom is a superhero comedy film which tells the story of Jack Shepherd, a former superhero, who is asked to come back to work in order to train a group of kids with useless powers.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Grant
Director:
Peter Hewitt
Genres:
Family, Action, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
43. Caddyshack II (1988)
9
1
Caddyshack II
PG
9
1

Caddyshack II is a comedy film which tells the story of a real estate tycoon who is extremely annoyed after a snobbish country club denies him membership. He decides to take revenge by purchasing the club and turning it into an amusement park.

As:
Cast
Director:
Allan Arkush
Genres:
Sport, Comedy
Star Cast:
Chynna Phillips, Dina Merrill, Randy Quaid, Dan Aykroyd, Brian McNamara, Robert Stack, Dyan Cannon
44. Not Another Not Another Movie (2011)
3
2
Not Another Not Another Movie
R
3
2
As:
Cast
Director:
David Murphy
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Vinnie Jones, Burt Reynolds, David Leo Schultz, Ellie Gerber, James Piper
45. Dog Years (2017)
8
1
Dog Years
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Sonny
Director:
Adam Rifkin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ariel Winter, Burt Reynolds, Clark Duke, Ellar Coltrane
46. Before I Sleep (2013)
6
1
Before I Sleep
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Aaron Sharff, Billy Sharff
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eric Roberts, Bonnie Wright, Tom Sizemore, David Warner
47. Wishin' and Hopin' (2014)
7
1
Wishin' and Hopin'
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Adult Felix
Director:
Colin Theys
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Molly Ringwald, Meat Loaf, Annabella Sciorra, Sosie Bacon, Danny Nucci
48. Chevy Chase in Booked (2013)
6
2
Chevy Chase in Booked
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Reader
Director:
Matt Hoyle
Genres:
Short, Comedy
49. Ellie Parker (2001)
5
1
Ellie Parker
R
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dennis
Director:
Scott Coffey
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Naomi Watts, Jennifer Syme, Scott Coffey, Rebecca Rigg, Mark Pellegrino
50. Vacuums (2003)
5
2
Vacuums
5
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Punch
Director:
Luke Cresswell, Steve McNicholas
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Richenda Carey, Zoltan Butuc, Steven Dean Davis, Allison Easter
51. Bad Meat (2004)
5
1
Bad Meat
R
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Congressman Bernard P. Greely
Director:
Scott Dikkers
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Judah Friedlander, Billie Worley, Lance Barber, Jim Wolf
52. Shelby (2014)
5
1
Shelby
5
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Brian K. Roberts
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Rob Schneider, Tom Arnold, Jennifer Gibson, Riley Roberts
53. Goose on the Loose (2006)
5
1
Goose on the Loose
PG
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Congreve Maddox
Director:
Nicholas Kendall
Genres:
Family, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kari Matchett, James Purefoy, Joan Plowright, Max Morrow
54. Mariti in affitto (2004)
5
1
Mariti in affitto
PG-13
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul Parmesan
Director:
Ilaria Borrelli
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Brooke Shields, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Pierfrancesco Favino, Diego Serrano

TV Movie(s)

1. The Paul Simon Special (1977)
9
1
The Paul Simon Special
9
1
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Dave Wilson
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Special
2. The Chevy Chase Show (1977)
7
2
The Chevy Chase Show
7
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Art Fisher
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ken Norton, Brian Doyle-Murray, Joyce Brothers, Duane Bobick, Jacqueline Carlin
3. The Karate Dog (2005)
4
0
The Karate Dog
PG
4
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Bob Clark
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Crime, Family, Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jaime Pressly, Jon Voight, Thomas Kretschmann, Simon Rex
4. Chevy (2015)
9
1
Chevy
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Chase
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Beverly D'Angelo, Aly Michalka, Ed Oxenbould, Desiree Ross
6. The Secret Policeman's Ball (2006)
6
1
The Secret Policeman's Ball
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Julia Knowles
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Russell Brand, Ronni Ancona, David Armand, Alan C. Bennett
8. A Party for Richard Pryor (1991)
7
1
A Party for Richard Pryor
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Louis J. Horvitz
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Loni Anderson, Danny Glover, James Brown, Elayne Boosler
9. Energy Crisis (1974)
6
1
Energy Crisis
6
1
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Dave Wilson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Morgan Freeman, Cass Elliot, Alan King, James Coco, Jack Klugman
10. The Chevy Chase National Humor Test (1979)
6
1
The Chevy Chase National Humor Test
6
1
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself / Various
Director:
Tom Trbovich
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
12. A Christmas in Vermont (2016)
9
1
A Christmas in Vermont
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Preston Bullock
Director:
Fred Olen Ray
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Howard Hesseman, Morgan Fairchild, Abigail Hawk, David O'Donnell
13. America's Most Terrible Things (2002)
5
2
America's Most Terrible Things
5
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Andy Potts
Director:
John Pasquin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Abigail Mavity, Rheagan Wallace, Christine Toy Johnson, Allison Scagliotti
14. Warner Bros. Celebration of Tradition, June 2, 1990 (1990)
5
2
Warner Bros. Celebration of Tradition, June 2, 1990
5
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Host
Director:
Gary Halvorson, Terry Donohue
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:

Animation(s)

Community: Abed's Master Key (2012)
Community: Abed's Master Key
As:
Cast
Role:
Pierce Hawthorne
Director:
Maya Fineberg
Genres:
Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Donald Glover, Ken Jeong, Gillian Jacobs, Alison Brie, Yvette Nicole Brown
Pete's a Pizza (2000)
Pete's a Pizza
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Gary Goldberger, Peter H. Reynolds
Genres:
Short, Animation, Family

TV Shows and Videos

The Great American Dream Machine (1971)
The Great American Dream Machine
As:
Cast
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Alan Arkin, Ken Shapiro, Marshall Efron
Saturday Night Live (1975)
Saturday Night Live
TV-PG
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Ben Stiller, Dave Wilson, Beth McCarthy-Miller, Don Roy King, James Signorelli
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in Variety or Music, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series
The Smothers Brothers Show (1975)
The Smothers Brothers Show
As:
Writer
Director:
Mack Bing, Bill Foster
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Don Novello, Tom Smothers, Dick Smothers
The Best of John Belushi (1985)
The Best of John Belushi
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself / Various Characters
Director:
Dave Wilson, James Signorelli, Tom Schiller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Jane Curtin, Elliott Gould
The Best of Chevy Chase (1987)
The Best of Chevy Chase
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Dave Wilson
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jill Clayburgh, Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Candice Bergen, Jane Curtin
Lemmings (1973)
Lemmings
As:
Cast
Director:
Tony Hendra, Michael Keady
Genres:
Comedy, Music, Documentary
Star Cast:
John Belushi, Christopher Guest, Rhonda Coullet, Garry Goodrow
Paul Simon: You Can Call Me Al (1986)
Paul Simon: You Can Call Me Al
As:
Cast
Role:
Chevy Chase
Director:
Gary Weis
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Community: Study Break (2010)
Community: Study Break
As:
Cast
Director:
David Seger
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
The Best of Dan Aykroyd (1986)
The Best of Dan Aykroyd
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself / Various Characters
Director:
Dave Wilson, James Signorelli, Gary Weis
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Jane Curtin, Shelley Duvall, Madeline Kahn
The Generation Gap (1969)
The Generation Gap
As:
Writer
Genres:
Game-Show
Star Cast:
Jack Barry, Jerry Bock, Jimmy Breslin, Jerry Butler, Fred Foy
Hjälp! (2007)
Hjälp!
As:
Cast
Director:
Anders Nilsson, Gustaf Skördeman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Stina Ekblad, Johan Rheborg, Felix Herngren, Johan Glans
Hotel Hell Vacation (2010)
Hotel Hell Vacation
As:
Cast
Role:
Clark Griswold
Director:
Bryan Buckley
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Beverly D'Angelo, Meade Nichol, Robert Lewis Stephenson, Bruce Fine
The Chevy Chase Show (1993)
The Chevy Chase Show
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host
Director:
Steve Binder
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Fred Wolf, Ron Russ

Chevy Chase Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
The Paul Simon Special Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Special 1978
Saturday Night Live Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in Variety or Music 1976
Saturday Night Live Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series 1976