This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

List of Cynthia Nixon Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Amadeus (1984)
15
3
Amadeus
PG
15
3

The movie is a fictionalised account of the rivalry between Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri. Salieri, the royal composer at the court of Austrian emperor Joseph II, is frustrated that God has bestowed an annoying man like Mozart with such supreme musical talent. Enraged, he plots to derail Mozart’s career and eventually causes his downfall.

As:
Cast
Director:
Milos Forman
Genres:
Biography, Drama, History, Music
Star Cast:
F. Murray Abraham, Roy Dotrice, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge
2. Prince of the City (1981)
12
2
Prince of the City
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Sidney Lumet
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Jerry Orbach, Don Billett, Richard Foronjy, Treat Williams
3. Little Manhattan (2005)
11
2
Little Manhattan
PG
11
2

Gabe is a ten year old boy living in a Manhattan who develops feelings for the first time for an eleven year old girl named Rosemary. Since he is also dealing with the divorce process of his parents, he is confused regarding his feelings.

As:
Cast
Role:
Leslie
Director:
Mark Levin
Genres:
Romance, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Josh Hutcherson, Willie Garson, Bradley Whitford, Charlotte Ray Rosenberg
4. An Englishman in New York (2009)
11
2
An Englishman in New York
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Penny Arcade
Director:
Richard Laxton
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Swoosie Kurtz, John Hurt, Jonathan Tucker, Denis O'Hare
5. James White (2015)
11
3
James White
R
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Gail White
Director:
Josh Mond
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Margarita Levieva, Scott Cohen, Kid Cudi, Christopher Abbott
6. Igby Goes Down (2002)
10
2
Igby Goes Down
R
10
2

Defiant and sardonic 17-year-old Jason ‘Igby’ Slocumb Jr. doesn’t leave any opportunity to rebel against his severe, moneyed East Coast family. Feeling stifled by the expectations of the wealthy family that comprised of a schizophrenic and institutionalized father; a self-centered, detached mother; and a young Republican for an older brother, Igby tries to break away in search of a better world out there.

As:
Cast
Director:
Burr Steers
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
7. Lymelife (2008)
10
2
Lymelife
R
10
2

The life of Charlie Bragg, a hapless husband and father, is turned upside down when he is diagnosed with Lyme disease. His wife takes a job working for their neighbor, Mickey Bartlett. But problem is that Mickey is a womanizer, something even which his wife is aware of. Meanwhile Adrianna, the Bragg’s teen daughter and Scott, the Bartlett’s teen son, try to maintain their sanity as tensions continue to rise.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Derick Martini
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Alec Baldwin, Emma Roberts, Kieran Culkin, Timothy Hutton, Jill Hennessy, Emma Roberts
8. Let It Ride (1989)
11
2
Let It Ride
PG-13
11
2

Looney is a nosy cab driver who records the private conversations of his passengers using a hidden microphone. After getting a tip on a race horse, he places a bet and wins a significant amount. However, things get complicated as he is unable to stop gambling.

As:
Cast
Director:
Joe Pytka
Genres:
Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Richard Dreyfuss, Jennifer Tilly, Michelle Phillips, Teri Garr, Allen Garfield, David Johansen
9. Little Darlings (1980)
10
4
Little Darlings
R
10
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Ron Maxwell
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Matt Dillon, Armand Assante, Margaret Blye, Tatum O'Neal, Kristy McNichol
10. Addams Family Values (1993)
12
2
Addams Family Values
PG-13
12
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. Marvin's Room (1996)
10
2
Marvin's Room
PG-13
10
2

When Marvin suffers a stroke, one of his daughters Bessie, starts caring for him, while the other daughter Lee, moves away to Ohio with her husband. However, twenty years later, when Bessie learns that she is suffering from leukemia and requires a bone marrow transplant, Lee decides to travel back home.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jerry Zaks
Genres:
Drama
12. One Last Thing... (2005)
10
2
One Last Thing...
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Karen Jameison
Director:
Alex Steyermark
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ethan Hawke, Michael Angarano, Johnny Messner, Gia Carides
13. The Pelican Brief (1993)
11
2
The Pelican Brief
PG-13
11
2

Law student, Darby Shaw, writes a brief with a theory as to why two Supreme Court justices were killed and she herself becomes the target of the assassin. As she is forced to go on the run, she reaches out to reporter Gray Grantham for help and uncovers a conspiracy involving senior Government officials. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Alan J. Pakula
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
14. A Quiet Passion (2016)
11
3
A Quiet Passion
PG-13
11
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Terence Davies
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Keith Carradine, Emma Bell, Sara Vertongen, Rose Williams
15. I Am the Cheese (1983)
9
2
I Am the Cheese
PG
9
2

This adaptation of Robert Cormier’s novel of same name features a teenager, Adam Farmer, from Vermont. Faced with baffling queries about his life and family, as Adam tries to find and join the pieces of the puzzle together to get answers, the truths about his situation start to unravel slowly. But is the boy aware of the bleak possibilities of his future?  

As:
Cast
Role:
Amy Hertz
Director:
Robert Jiras
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Robert Wagner, Robert Cormier, Don Murray, John Fiedler
17. 5 Flights Up (2014)
9
2
5 Flights Up
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lily Portman
Director:
Richard Loncraine
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Morgan Freeman, Diane Keaton, Carrie Preston, Claire van der Boom
18. The Manhattan Project (1986)
10
2
The Manhattan Project
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Marshall Brickman
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
John Lithgow, Robert Schenkkan, Paul Austin, Richard Council
19. Stockholm, Pennsylvania (2015)
9
2
Stockholm, Pennsylvania
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Marcy Dargon
Director:
Nikole Beckwith
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Saoirse Ronan, Rosalind Chao, Jason Isaacs, David Warshofsky
20. Baby's Day Out (1994)
9
2
Baby's Day Out
PG
9
2

The film follows the adventures of a baby around Chicago after it manages to escape its three abductors. While the movie was a critical and commercial failure at the time of its release, it has since become a household name.

As:
Cast
Role:
Gilbertine
Director:
Patrick Read Johnson
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Adventure, Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Lara Flynn Boyle, Joe Pantoliano, Joe Mantegna, Fred Dalton Thompson
22. The Babysitters (2007)
8
2
The Babysitters
R
8
2

The Babysitters is a drama film which tells the story of Shirley, a student who works as a babysitter to make money for college. One night, a father whom she works for, confesses that he is quite unsatisfied with his married life. Shirley uses this as an opportunity to kiss him, as she finds him attractive. Upon presented with a big tip, she decides to make extra money by setting up her teen friends with other unhappily married fathers.

As:
Cast
Director:
David Ross
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alexandra Daddario, John Leguizamo, Lauren Birkell, Paul Borghese, Chira Cassel, Anthony Cirillo
23. Sex and the City (2008)
8
2
Sex and the City
R
8
2

After a steady relationship, Carrie Bradshaw and Mr. Big are getting married. Her friends, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda, are happy for her. However, following an unhappy marital discord, an upset Miranda inadvertently tells Mr. Big that marriage spoils one’s life. As a result, Mr. Big calls off the wedding. How would Carrie’s react when Miranda confesses about what she told Mr. Big? 

As:
Cast
Role:
Miranda Hobbes
Director:
Michael Patrick King
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
24. Tattoo (1981)
8
2
Tattoo
R
8
2

It is an erotic thriller film, depicting the relationship between Maddy, a fashion model, and an eccentric tattoo artist named Karl Kinsky. The two meet at a photo shoot and quickly develop a bond. But when Maddy tries to avoid him, he kidnaps her, determined that she should have his marks on her body. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Bob Brooks
Genres:
Horror, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Maud Adams, Bruce Dern, John Getz, Leonard Frey
25. The Out-of-Towners (1999)
8
2
The Out-of-Towners
PG-13
8
2

Henry and Nancy are a couple living in a quiet town in Ohio, who has been together for 27 years. After their last child has left home, Nancy begins to suffer from empty nest syndrome. Things get even more complicated, when Henry loses his job, and is forced to move to New York, along with his wife, for an interview. However, on reaching there, they start facing a series of troubles.

As:
Cast
Director:
Sam Weisman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
28. Sex and the City 2 (2010)
7
1
Sex and the City 2
R
7
1

The story focuses on four Manhattan friends, Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda, each busy with her own set of problems. Among them, Samantha is a career woman, who is to devise a PR campaign for a sheikh's business in Abu Dhabi. Eventually the four friends fly off on an all-expenses-paid luxury trip to Abu Dhabi, not realizing that the country is run by more conservative laws. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Miranda Hobbes
Director:
Michael Patrick King
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
29. The Paper Mache Chase (2003)
12
2
The Paper Mache Chase
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Janice
Director:
David Jordan
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Lonette McKee, Kate Burton, Spalding Gray, Jim Gaffigan
30. Through an Open Window (1992)
12
2
Through an Open Window
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Nancy Cooper
Director:
Eric Mendelsohn
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Anne Meara, F. Murray Abraham, Frances Foster
31. Survivors Guide to Prison (2018)
11
2
Survivors Guide to Prison
TV-MA
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
Matthew Cooke
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Danny Trejo, Susan Sarandon, Patricia Arquette, Jesse Williams
32. The Cottonwood (1996)
10
2
The Cottonwood
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Feder
Star Cast:
Missi Pyle, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Gia Carides, Jack Mulcahy
33. That's Harassment (2018)
10
2
That's Harassment
TV-MA
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Patient
Director:
Sigal Avin
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Bobby Cannavale, David Schwimmer, Emmy Rossum, Harry Lennix
34. Advice from a Caterpillar (1999)
8
2
Advice from a Caterpillar
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Don Scardino
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Ally Sheedy, Sarah Hyland, William Duell, Patrick Breen
35. 'M' Word (1996)
6
1
'M' Word
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Brett Parker
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Joy Behar, Drea de Matteo, Vincent Angell, Wolfgang Bodison, Marnie Pomerantz

TV Movie(s)

2. Warm Springs (2005)
11
2
Warm Springs
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Eleanor Roosevelt
Director:
Joseph Sargent
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Kenneth Branagh, Felicia Day, Kathy Bates, Matt Malloy, Tim Blake Nelson, David Paymer
3. The Private History of a Campaign That Failed (1981)
11
3
The Private History of a Campaign That Failed
11
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter H. Hunt
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Joseph Adams, Gary McCleery, Roy Cockrum, Harry Crosby
5. Rascals and Robbers: The Secret Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn (1982)
11
3
Rascals and Robbers: The Secret Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn
11
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Dick Lowry
Genres:
Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Anthony Michael Hall, Ed Begley Jr., Allyn Ann McLerie, Anthony James
6. The Love She Sought (1990)
13
2
The Love She Sought
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Janet Raft
Director:
Joseph Sargent
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Angela Lansbury, Denholm Elliott, Robert Prosky, Gary Hershberger
9. Face of a Stranger (1991)
10
2
Face of a Stranger
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Tina
Director:
Claudia Weill
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Gena Rowlands, Tyne Daly, Kevin Tighe, Rae Allen
10. Killing Reagan (2016)
10
2
Killing Reagan
TV-14
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Nancy Reagan
Director:
Rod Lurie
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tim Matheson, Joel Murray, Geoff Pierson, Patrick St. Esprit
11. Papa's Angels (2000)
9
2
Papa's Angels
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sharon Jenkins
Director:
Dwight H. Little
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Scott Bakula, Eva Marie Saint, Lachlan Murdoch, Jenny-Lynn Hutcheson

Animation(s)

TV Shows and Videos

Tanner on Tanner (2004)
Tanner on Tanner
As:
Cast
Role:
Alex Tanner (4 episodes, 2004)
Director:
Robert Altman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Krysten Ritter, Matt Malloy, Pamela Reed, Michael Murphy
Gideon Oliver (1989)
Gideon Oliver
As:
Cast
Role:
Allison Parrish Slocum (1 episode, 1989)
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
John Amos, Louis Gossett Jr., Anthony LaPaglia, Shari Headley

Cynthia Nixon Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series 2008
Sex and the City Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series 2004
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Spoken Word Album 2009