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List of Crispin Glover Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Back to the Future (1985)
16
3
Back to the Future
PG
16
3

17-year-old Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955 in a time-travelling DeLorean built by his friend and eccentric scientist Doc Brown. Marty gets in the way of his parents' relationship and must make sure that they fall in love, while also convincing a younger Doc to help him go back to the future.

As:
Cast
Role:
George McFly
Director:
Robert Zemeckis
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Star Cast:
Michael J. Fox, Billy Zane, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Thomas F. Wilson
2. What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
14
2
What's Eating Gilbert Grape
PG-13
14
2

Gilbert Grape’s life has nothing special, only a bunch of responsibilities - he works at a grocery store and takes care of his family that comprises two sisters, an extremely obese mother and a mentally impaired brother. Then one day, he meets and falls in love with Becky who encourages him to focus on his own happiness as well. But how does he find time for that?

As:
Cast
Director:
Lasse Hallström
Genres:
Drama
3. Dead Man (1995)
13
2
Dead Man
R
13
2

After committing a murder in self defense, fatally wounded William Blake is on the run, chased by a group of bounty hunters. He eventually meets an Indian called Nobody, who unsuccessfully tries to take out the bullet lodged close to his hurt. Dead Man focuses on their journey to the sea and how the Indian prepares Blake for his journey to the Spirit World.

As:
Cast
Role:
Train Fireman
Director:
Jim Jarmusch
Genres:
Drama, Western, Fantasy
4. Rubin and Ed (1991)
12
2
Rubin and Ed
PG-13
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rubin Farr
Director:
Trent Harris
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Greene, Karen Black, Howard Hesseman, Anna Louise Daniels
5. The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
12
2
The People vs. Larry Flynt
R
12
2

Based on the real-life case of ‘Hustler Magazine v. Falwell’, the movie finds Hustler magazine’s publisher, Harry Flynt, being dragged to the court by anti-pornography activists. After Flynt and his lawyer are shot by a zealot resulting in Flynt becoming paralyzed, he continues to fight for his rights becoming an unlikely icon for free-speech. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Milos Forman
Genres:
Drama, Biography
7. The Doors (1991)
12
2
The Doors
R
12
2

Although it is a biographical film about the popular rock band The Doors, it emphasizes especially on the life of its lead singer, Jim Morrison.  Its follows the band’s story from its inception in 1965, when Morrison was a student at UCLA, to his untimely death in 1971, in course of which it chronicles the band’s rise in popularity, his drug experimentation and abuse and ultimate fall. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Biography, Music, Drama, Musical
8. Wild at Heart (1990)
12
2
Wild at Heart
R
12
2

Sailor Ripley, released from prison after killing in self-defense, breaks his parole to set out for California with girlfriend, Lula Fortune. Lula’s mother, Marietta, sends a private detective and a contract-killer after them to eliminate Sailor. While on the run in a bid to keep one step ahead of Marietta’s plotting, they encounter offensives, and fight through challenges that test their love.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dell
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller, Comedy
9. River's Edge (1986)
12
2
River's Edge
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Layne
Director:
Tim Hunter
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper, Ione Skye, Daniel Roebuck
11. Incident at Loch Ness (2004)
11
2
Incident at Loch Ness
PG-13
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Zak Penn
Genres:
Horror, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Werner Herzog, Kitana Baker, Gabriel Beristain, Russell Williams II
12. Alice in Wonderland (2010)
11
2
Alice in Wonderland
PG
11
2

Produced by Walt Disney Pictures, Alice in Wonderland is loosely based on Lewis Carroll's fantasy novels and tells the story of a girl who has the power to slay the Jabberwocky, a dragon-like creature who is terrorizing the world. The film was praised for its visual style and special effects. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Stayne - Knave of Hearts
Director:
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Adventure
13. Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
12
2
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter
R
12
2

Serial killer, Jason has been presumed to be dead and taken to the morgue. However, he wakes up and kills the doctor and the nurse, before moving out and embarking on a killing spree, and also makes his way back home to Camp Crystal Lake. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Joseph Zito
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Corey Feldman, Judie Aronson, Peter Barton, Erich Anderson, Kimberly Beck
15. 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:
16. Mr. Nice (2010)
11
2
Mr. Nice
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ernie Combs
Director:
Bernard Rose
Genres:
Crime, Biography, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Elsa Pataky, Jack Huston, Rhys Ifans, Ken Russell, David Thewlis
17. Bartleby (2001)
11
2
Bartleby
PG-13
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bartleby
Director:
Jonathan Parker
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Carrie Snodgress, Glenne Headly, Joe Piscopo, Maury Chaykin
18. Freaky Deaky (2012)
10
2
Freaky Deaky
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Woody Ricks
Director:
Charles Matthau
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Christian Slater, Page Kennedy, Michael Jai White, Billy Burke, Roger Bart
19. Nurse Betty (2000)
10
2
Nurse Betty
R
10
2

After witnessing her husband's murder, a Kansas waitress suffers a nervous breakdown and takes on the personality of a character from her favourite TV show. She begins to identify herself as a nurse and stalks the actor who plays a doctor on the show.

As:
Cast
Director:
Neil LaBute
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Crime, Drama
20. Willard (2003)
10
2
Willard
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Willard
Director:
Glen Morgan
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller, Drama, Horror
Star Cast:
R. Lee Ermey, Jackie Burroughs, Laura Harring, Ty Olsson
21. Where the Heart Is (1990)
10
2
Where the Heart Is
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lionel
Director:
John Boorman
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Uma Thurman, Christopher Plummer, Suzy Amis, Joanna Cassidy, Dabney Coleman
22. My Tutor (1983)
10
2
My Tutor
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
George Bowers
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kevin McCarthy, Caren Kaye, Clark Brandon, Matt Lattanzi
23. Charlie's Angels (2000)
9
2
Charlie's Angels
PG-13
9
2

Natalie, Dylan and Alex are three 'Angel' femmes fatales who work as private investigators for unseen millionaire Charlie to rescue kidnapped software genius Eric Knox and recover his revolutionary voice-recognition system. The three talented and attractive women, apart from utilizing their sex appeal, also employ various disguises, high-tech equipments, and martial arts to save the day.

As:
Cast
Director:
McG
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Adventure, Comedy, Action
25. The Bag Man (2014)
9
2
The Bag Man
R
9
2

Dragna is a crime lord who hires a professional killer to complete few tasks for him. After the job is done, the killer is asked to wait at a motel. He soon feels that it might be a trap.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ned
Director:
David Grovic
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
26. Like Mike (2002)
9
2
Like Mike
PG
9
2

Calvin is a thirteen year old orphan who finds a pair of old shoes with the letters MJ inscribed on them. Surprisingly, they give him incredible basketball prowess. Soon he is able to become an NBA superstar.

As:
Cast
Director:
John Schultz
Genres:
Fantasy, Sport, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Eugene Levy, Anne Meara, Fred Armisen, Brenda Song, Jimmy Kimmel, Jesse Plemons, Morris Chestnut
28. Lucky Day (2019)
8
2
Lucky Day
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
30. The Wizard of Gore (2007)
9
2
The Wizard of Gore
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Montag the Magnificent
Director:
Jeremy Kasten
Genres:
Mystery, Horror
Star Cast:
Brad Dourif, Jeffrey Combs, Kip Pardue, Bijou Phillips
31. Drop Dead Sexy (2005)
9
2
Drop Dead Sexy
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Eddie
Director:
Michael Philip
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Amber Heard, Burton Gilliam, Xander Berkeley, Pruitt Taylor Vince
33. Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)
8
1
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
PG-13
8
1

In this second movie in Charlie's Angels film series, the three Angels return - this time they are tasked by Charles Townsend to locate a pair of rings that contains the details of every person in FBI’s witness protection programme. Five people on the list have already turned up dead and the Angels must use their every skill to uncover the true culprits.

As:
Cast
Role:
Thin Man
Director:
McG
Genres:
Adventure, Crime, Action, Comedy
35. Simon Says (2006)
7
1
Simon Says
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Simon / Stanley
Director:
William Dear
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Blake Lively, Margo Harshman, Greg Cipes, Carrie Finklea
36. Epic Movie (2007)
4
1
Epic Movie
PG-13
4
1

In this movie, which is a parody of some of the previously released big films, four orphans with different backstory meet up at a chocolate factory. Here they accidentally enter into the fascinating world of Gnarnia which is under the malicious White Bitch. To restore peace, they must join forces with a pirate, a lion and a group of wizards.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure
37. The Orkly Kid (1985)
12
2
The Orkly Kid
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Larry
Director:
Trent Harris
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Stefan Arngrim, John Bluto, Ken Butler, Lila Waters
38. It Is Fine! Everything Is Fine. (2007)
12
2
It Is Fine! Everything Is Fine.
12
2
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Crispin Glover, David Brothers
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lauren German, Margit Carstensen, Steven C. Stewart, Carrie Szlasa, Jami Ferrell
40. Little Noises (1991)
10
2
Little Noises
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Joey
Director:
Jane Spencer
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Rik Mayall, Tatum O'Neal, Tate Donovan, Nina Siemaszko
41. What Is It? (2005)
10
2
What Is It?
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Dueling Demi-God Auteur / The Young Man's Inner Psyche and Id
Director:
Crispin Glover
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Blevis, Carlos Richardson, Lisa Fusco, Steven C. Stewart
42. 30 Door Key (1991)
10
2
30 Door Key
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mintus
Director:
Jerzy Skolimowski
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Stephens, Fabienne Babe, Iain Glen, Judith Godrèche
43. Aimy in a Cage (2015)
10
3
Aimy in a Cage
TV-MA
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Claude Bohringer
Director:
Hooroo Jackson
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller, Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Terry Moore, Paz de la Huerta, Allisyn Ashley Arm, Michael William Hunter
44. The Donner Party (2009)
9
2
The Donner Party
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
William Foster
Director:
Terrence Martin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mark Boone Junior, Christian Kane, Clayne Crawford, Michele Santopietro
46. Freezer Burn: The Invasion of Laxdale (2008)
8
1
Freezer Burn: The Invasion of Laxdale
R
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Viergacht
Director:
Grant Harvey
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Tom Green, Scott Hylands, Sarain Boylan, David Lawrence Brown
47. Influence (2015)
7
1
Influence
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Abuse
Director:
Lukasz Barczyk
Genres:
Action, Crime, History
Star Cast:
Bruce Glover, Artur Krajewski, Karl Markovics, Jakub Gierszal

TV Movie(s)

1. High School U.S.A. (1984)
13
2
High School U.S.A.
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bo Middleton
Director:
Jack Bender
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jerry Mathers, Barbara Billingsley, Henry Gibson, Melody Anderson
2. Best of Times (1981)
11
2
Best of Times
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Crispin
Director:
Don Mischer
Star Cast:
Nicolas Cage, Jill Schoelen, Julie Piekarski, Kevin Cortes
4. The Kid with the 200 I.Q. (1983)
10
2
The Kid with the 200 I.Q.
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Leslie H. Martinson
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Gary Coleman, Robert Guillaume, Kari Michaelsen, Mel Stewart, Darian Mathias

Animation(s)

9 (2009)
9
TV-PG
Plot:

In future a war between humans and machines has wiped out humanity and machine have assumed control. However, a rag doll, 9, created by a scientist in the last days of humanity, awakens; finds eight others like him and inspires them to face the machines that wants to annihilate them. They are perhaps the last hope of life on earth.

As:
Cast
Role:
#6 (voice)
Director:
Shane Acker
Genres:
Mystery, Action, Thriller, Adventure, Drama, Animation, Sci-Fi
Beowulf (2007)
Beowulf
PG-13
Plot:

This 3D animated film is based on an epic poem. In 507 AD, Danish King Hrothgar announces a reward for the death of monstrous Grendel who is tormenting his kingdom.  Mighty warrior Beowulf takes up the challenge and slays the demon. Seeking revenge, Grendel’s mother turns into an alluring woman and seduces Beowulf. Years later, Beowulf faces the consequences of those past deeds. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Zemeckis
Genres:
Action, Animation, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Open Season 2 (2008)
Open Season 2
PG
As:
Cast
Role:
Fifi (voice)
Director:
Matthew O'Callaghan, Todd Wilderman
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Jane Krakowski, Billy Connolly, Mike Epps, Joel McHale, Jane Krakowski
Open Season 3 (2010)
Open Season 3
TV-Y
As:
Cast
Director:
Cody Cameron
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Danny Mann, Scott Menville, Jeff Bennett, André Sogliuzzo

TV Shows and Videos

Crisis Counselor (1982)
Crisis Counselor
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Bryan Cranston, Michelle Davison, Thom Thompson, Bea Hagen
Hotel Room (1993)
Hotel Room
As:
Cast
Role:
Danny (1 episode, 1993)
Director:
David Lynch
Genres:
Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Mariska Hargitay, Harry Dean Stanton, Clark Heathcliff Brolly, Camilla Overbye Roos
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
Alice in Wonderland
E10+
As:
Cast
Role:
Stayne / Knave of Hearts (voice)
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Stephen Fry, Michael Sheen, Mia Wasikowska, Jared Butler, Ashley Bell, Leo Bill
Back to the Future: Hilarious Outtakes (2002)
Back to the Future: Hilarious Outtakes
As:
Cast
Role:
George McFly (uncredited)
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Lea Thompson