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List of Courteney Cox Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Scream (1996)
45
17
Scream
R
45
17

The life of people in an otherwise peaceful Californian town goes awry when a masked killer goes around claiming victims. Sidney Prescott, a high school student whose mother was murdered just a year before, becomes the next target but escapes. A reporter and the town’s deputy sheriff investigate the case to figure out the real killer who appears obsessed with horror films trivia.

As:
Cast
Director:
Wes Craven
Genres:
Horror, Mystery
Star Cast:
Neve Campbell, Drew Barrymore, David Arquette, Liev Schreiber, Roger Jackson, Kevin Patrick Walls, David Booth
2. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
39
17
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
PG-13
39
17

Ace Ventura, a private detective specialising in finding lost animals, is assigned to find Snowflake, a bottlenose dolphin that is the aquatic mascot of the Miami Dolphins. With the Super Bowl close, the wacky Ventura has to move quickly to find the mascot and also deal with a murder and a kidnapping.

As:
Cast
Role:
Melissa Robinson
Director:
Tom Shadyac
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jim Carrey, Sean Young, Udo Kier, Tone Loc, Dan Marino
3. TalhotBlond (2012)
7
4
TalhotBlond
TV-14
7
4
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Director:
Courteney Cox
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Molly Hagan, Laura San Giacomo, Garret Dillahunt, Drew Seeley
4. Mr. Destiny (1990)
8
4
Mr. Destiny
PG-13
8
4

Larry seems quite disappointed with his life, and he blames all his problems on not being able to win a baseball championship game during high school. A guardian angel soon appears in his life, and gives him a chance to live an alternate life, in which he has won the championship game.

As:
Cast
Director:
James Orr
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jim Belushi, Michael Caine, Linda Hamilton, Rene Russo, Hart Bochner, James Belushi, Jon Lovitz
6. Scream 4 (2011)
20
12
Scream 4
R
20
12

The fourth installment in the Scream franchise follows Sidney Prescott returning to Woodsboro on the fifteenth anniversary of the Woodsboro murders by the killer known as Ghostface. Unfortunately, her return also coincides with the return of Ghostface who starts killing again, putting Sidney and her loved ones in mortal danger. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Wes Craven
Genres:
Horror, Mystery
7. Bedtime Stories (2008)
14
10
Bedtime Stories
PG
14
10

Hotel Handyman, Skeeter Bronson, works at his former family hotel Sunny Vista Motel. When Skeeter’s nephew and niece come to stay with him, he tells them fantastical stories with the children adding new elements. However when these stories start coming true Skeeter’s life turns upside down, but for the better. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Adam Shankman
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Family, Romance
9. Scream 3 (2000)
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13
Scream 3
R
17
13

In the third movie in the Scream film series, production of a horror film Stab 3 is under way when a new Ghostface appears and begins killing the cast of the film. Sydney, who is leading a secluded and protected life in California, is forced to come out because of these murders. In order to stop the murder, Sydney must deal with her past.

As:
Cast
Director:
Wes Craven
Genres:
Mystery, Horror
10. The Runner (1999)
5
4
The Runner
R
5
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Karina
Director:
Ron Moler
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
John Goodman, David Arquette, Joe Mantegna, Bokeem Woodbine, Ron Eldard
11. Commandments (1997)
5
4
Commandments
R
5
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Rachel Luce
Director:
Daniel Taplitz
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Amy Sedaris, Aidan Quinn, Anthony LaPaglia, Peter Jacobson
12. Cocoon: The Return (1988)
6
5
Cocoon: The Return
PG
6
5

This science fiction adventure film revolves around friendly aliens from Anterea, a far away planet, who return to Earth to rescue some incubation pods which have been found by scientists. Although in their planet, nobody grows old, they start developing a liking towards earth and therefore, they think of staying back.

As:
Cast
Role:
Sara
Director:
Daniel Petrie
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Romance
13. November (2004)
5
4
November
R
5
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Sophie Jacobs
Director:
Greg Harrison
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Nick Offerman, James Le Gros, Matthew Carey, Dori Mizrahi
14. Masters of the Universe (1987)
8
7
Masters of the Universe
PG
8
7

Skeletor is a demon who wants the cosmic key to gain power and take over the world. He-Man and his companions attempt to save the world from Skeletor and also free his prisoner Sorceress. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Julie Winston
Director:
Gary Goddard
Genres:
Thriller, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy, Action
Star Cast:
15. Get Well Soon (2001)
4
4
Get Well Soon
R
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Lily Charles
Director:
Justin McCarthy
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
17. The Shrink Is In (2001)
4
4
The Shrink Is In
R
4
4
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Samantha Crumb
Director:
Richard Benjamin
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Viola Davis, David Arquette, David James Elliott, Carol Kane
19. Zoom (2006)
4
6
Zoom
PG
4
6

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:
Marsha Holloway
Director:
Peter Hewitt
Genres:
Family, Action, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
20. The Monday Before Thanksgiving (2008)
9
3
The Monday Before Thanksgiving
9
3
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Cece
Director:
Courteney Cox
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Laura Dern, Evan Brenner, Dolores Cardelucci, Brittney Daylee
21. I'll Be Home for Christmas (1988)
7
4
I'll Be Home for Christmas
7
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Marvin J. Chomsky
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eva Marie Saint, Hal Holbrook, Peter Gallagher, Nancy Travis
22. Battling for Baby (1992)
5
4
Battling for Baby
5
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Katherine
Director:
Art Wolff
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Debbie Reynolds, Suzanne Pleshette, John Terlesky, Doug McClure
23. Sketch Artist II: Hands That See (1995)
5
4
Sketch Artist II: Hands That See
5
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Emmy
Director:
Jack Sholder
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jeff Fahey, Jonathan Silverman, Michael Beach, Michael Nicolosi
24. Alien Love Triangle (2008)
5
4
Alien Love Triangle
5
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Alice
Director:
Genres:
Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Kenneth Branagh, Heather Graham, Alice Connor
25. Down Twisted (1987)
5
4
Down Twisted
R
5
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Albert Pyun
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Charles Rocket, Thom Mathews, Carey Lowell, Trudy Dochterman
26. Blue Desert (1991)
4
4
Blue Desert
R
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Lisa Roberts
Director:
Bradley Battersby
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Sandy Ward, Craig Sheffer, D.B. Sweeney, Philip Baker Hall
27. Curiosity Kills (1990)
4
4
Curiosity Kills
R
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Gwen
Director:
Colin Bucksey
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Rae Dawn Chong, Lawrence Dobkin, Paul Guilfoyle, C. Thomas Howell
28. Booking Agents (2011)
4
4
Booking Agents
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
Rachel Lee Goldenberg
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Perkins, Jenna Elfman, Ian Gomez, Nia Vardalos
29. Roxanne: The Prize Pulitzer (1989)
4
4
Roxanne: The Prize Pulitzer
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Jacquie Kimberly
Director:
Richard A. Colla
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Chynna Phillips, Perry King, Betsy Russell, Sondra Blake
30. If It's Tuesday, It Still Must Be Belgium (1987)
4
4
If It's Tuesday, It Still Must Be Belgium
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Hana Wyshocki
Director:
Bob Sweeney
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
31. The Opposite Sex and How to Live with Them (1992)
4
4
The Opposite Sex and How to Live with Them
R
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Carrie Davenport
Director:
Matthew Meshekoff
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kevin Pollak, Mitchell Ryan, Arye Gross, Julie Brown
32. Shaking the Tree (1990)
4
4
Shaking the Tree
R
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Kathleen
Director:
Duane Clark
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Arye Gross, Doug Savant, Gale Hansen, Steven Wilde
33. Got Rights? (2012)
3
4
Got Rights?
3
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Celebrity
Director:
Kamala Lopez
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Alanna Ubach, Kamala Lopez, Sherry Stringfield, Rafael Beltran
34. Sylvan in Paradise (1986)
2
4
Sylvan in Paradise
2
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Lucy Apple
Director:
Terry Hughes
Star Cast:
Jim Nabors, Ann Wedgeworth, Brent Spiner, Glenn Withrow

Director

The Monday Before Thanksgiving (2008)
7
3
The Monday Before Thanksgiving
7
3
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Courteney Cox
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Laura Dern, Evan Brenner, Dolores Cardelucci, Brittney Daylee
TalhotBlond (2012)
7
4
TalhotBlond
TV-14
7
4
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Director:
Courteney Cox
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Molly Hagan, Laura San Giacomo, Garret Dillahunt, Drew Seeley
Just Before I Go (2014)
16
9
Just Before I Go
R
16
9

Just Before I Go is a black comedy film which tells the story of Ted, who falls into depression, after his wife leaves him for someone else. He decides to kill himself, but before that he decides that he should tie up some loose ends, and therefore he moves in with his politically incorrect brother.  

As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Courteney Cox
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Missi Pyle, Diane Ladd, Jack Quaid, Connie Stevens, David Arquette, Seann William Scott, Garret Dillahunt

Animation Movies

Barnyard (2006)
11
9
Barnyard
PG
11
9

When the farmer is away, the animals start playing, singing and dancing and soon everything becomes chaotic. Eventually the responsibility for taking care of the farm and running things goes to a carefree cow named Otis.

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Daisy the Cow (voice)
Director:
Steve Oedekerk
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Animation

Special appearance/Cameo

The Longest Yard (2005)
10
5
The Longest Yard
PG-13
10
5

Disgraced former NFL quarterback Paul Crewe lands in prison and is coerced by corrupt Warden Rudolf Hazen to form a beatable football team consisting of inmates. Crewe must unite the inmates if they are to survive brutality at the hands of the guards and win a game against Hazen’s own team of prison guards. 

As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Lena (uncredited)
Director:
Peter Segal
Genres:
Comedy, Sport, Crime

TV Shows

Bruce Springsteen: Video Anthology 1978-1988 (1989)
8
2
Bruce Springsteen: Video Anthology 1978-1988
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bruce's Fan (segment "Dancing in the Dark") (archiveFootage)
Director:
Genres:
Music, Documentary
Star Cast:
Clarence Clemons, Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan, Danny Federici
Who Do You Think You Are?
8
2
Who Do You Think You Are?
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself (8 episodes, 2017)
Director:
Christopher Bruce, David Gardner, Elizabeth Dobson, Jyllian Gunther, Sarah Feltes
Genres:
Biography, Documentary, History
Star Cast:
Mocean Melvin
Bruce Springsteen: The Complete Video Anthology 1978-2000 (2001)
8
2
Bruce Springsteen: The Complete Video Anthology 1978-2000
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bruce's Fan (segment "Dancing in the Dark") (archiveFootage)
Genres:
Biography, Music, Documentary
Star Cast:
Clarence Clemons, Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan, Danny Federici
Misfits of Science
7
2
Misfits of Science
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Gloria Dinallo (16 episodes, 1985-1986)
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Star Cast:
Ray Walston, Kenneth Mars, Dean Paul Martin, Kevin Peter Hall
Bruce Springsteen: Dancing in the Dark (1984)
6
3
Bruce Springsteen: Dancing in the Dark
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Woman
Director:
Genres:
Short, Musical, Music
Star Cast:
Steven Van Zandt, Clarence Clemons, Max Weinberg, Bruce Springsteen
Till We Meet Again
6
3
Till We Meet Again
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Marie-Frederique 'Freddy' de Lancel (2 episodes, 1989)
Director:
Charles Jarrott
Genres:
Drama, Romance, War
Star Cast:
Mia Sara, Hugh Grant, Michael York, Lucy Gutteridge
Code Name: Foxfire
5
3
Code Name: Foxfire
5
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Henry Jones, Joanna Cassidy, Robin Johnson, John McCook
The Trouble with Larry
5
3
The Trouble with Larry
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Gabriella Easden (7 episodes, 1993)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Perry King, Bronson Pinchot, Shanna Reed, Alex McKenna
Mix It Up
5
3
Mix It Up
5
3
As:
Producer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Nick Offerman, Nick George, Llou Johnson, Rebecca Corry, Randy Weinstein
Daisy Does America
4
3
Daisy Does America
4
3
As:
Producer
Genres:
Comedy, Reality-TV
Star Cast:
Daisy Donovan, Carly Hughes, Chris Rossi, Erica Saylors

Courteney Cox Awards

People's Choice Awards
Friends Favorite Performer in a New TV Program 1995