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List of Dana Carvey Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
14
3
This Is Spinal Tap
TV-14
14
3

Documentary filmmaker Marti DeBergi accompanies the English heavy metal band Spinal Tap, as they begin their big US tour to boost their new album. However, in the tour, problems are numerous - it appears that the band’s popularity is waning, their events get cancelled, the album cover raises objection, there is a stage prop malfunction and the girlfriend of one of the band members arrives.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Music, Comedy
2. Becoming Bond (2017)
11
2
Becoming Bond
TV-MA
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Josh Greenbaum
Genres:
Comedy, Biography, Documentary, History
Star Cast:
4. Halloween II (1981)
11
2
Halloween II
R
11
2

The second installment in the Halloween film series, the story centers on Michael Myers and his traumatized victim Laurie Strode, whom he has earlier failed to kill. It describes how he chases Laurie into the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, on the way killing nurses and doctors, until he is engulfed in flame, yet continuing with his chase.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Rick Rosenthal
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, Lance Guest, Jeffrey Kramer
5. Wayne's World (1992)
12
2
Wayne's World
PG-13
12
2

Friends Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar, who host the public-access television show Wayne's World from Wayne's basement, are convinced by sleazy television producer Benjamin Oliver to do the show professionally on his network. However, they are unaware of Benjamin's secret motive of ruining Wayne's show, as well as his budding romance with Chinese-American singer Cassandra Wong.

As:
Cast
Role:
Garth Algar
Director:
Penelope Spheeris
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best On-Screen Duo
6. Dana Carvey: Straight White Male, 60 (2016)
12
2
Dana Carvey: Straight White Male, 60
12
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Marcus Raboy
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dex Carvey, Thomas Carvey
9. Opportunity Knocks (1990)
13
2
Opportunity Knocks
PG-13
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Eddie
Director:
Donald Petrie
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Milo O'Shea, Robert Loggia, Todd Graff, Julia Campbell
11. Trapped in Paradise (1994)
10
2
Trapped in Paradise
PG-13
10
2

Dave and Alvin are paroled early. They pull their brother Bill, who has managed to stay honest, to rob a bank that is light on security in Paradise, Pennsylvania, on Christmas Eve. They need to rush out of the place before the snowstorm hits, but with police on one side and kindness of the town folks on the other would make them change their tune?

As:
Cast
Role:
Alvin Firpo
Director:
George Gallo
Genres:
Romance, Crime, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Nicolas Cage, Richard B. Shull, Jon Lovitz, Jack Heller
12. The Road to Wellville (1994)
10
2
The Road to Wellville
R
10
2

Dr John Harvey Kellogg runs a health facility, where he wants to promote his eccentric and progressive ideas about well-being.

As:
Cast
Role:
George Kellogg
Director:
Alan Parker
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
14. Little Nicky (2000)
9
2
Little Nicky
PG-13
9
2

Furious that their father thinks they are not fit enough to rule the Hell, Satan’s two elder sons come down to the earth to create another Hell and while doing so they freeze the entrance of the Hell, knowing that it will cause their father’s body to decompose. Satan is now forced to rely on Nicky, his mild-mannered third son, to bring his errant brothers home before it is too late.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Brill
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
15. Sandy Wexler (2017)
8
2
Sandy Wexler
TV-14
8
2

This comedy film tells the story of Sandy Wexler, a talent manager, who is working in Los Angeles in the 1990s, representing several eccentric clients. His life takes a turn when he falls for one of his clients, Courtney Clarke, a talented singer, after discovering her at an amusement park.

As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Brill
Genres:
Comedy
16. Jack and Jill (2011)
5
1
Jack and Jill
PG
5
1

Thanksgiving is not a happy occasion for the successful Los Angeles ad executive, Jack Sadelstein, because of his obnoxious twin sister Jill’s yearly visit, which unfailingly turns his blissful world topsy-turvy. However, Jack has no option but to tolerate her longer when he realizes that actor Al Pacino, whom Jack badly requires for a high-paying client’s commercial, has taken a liking for Jill.

As:
Cast
Director:
Dennis Dugan
Genres:
Comedy
18. Dana Carvey: Critics' Choice (1995)
13
3
Dana Carvey: Critics' Choice
13
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Keith Truesdell
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
19. Cranium Command (1989)
12
2
Cranium Command
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Right Ventricle
Director:
Jerry Rees, Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
Genres:
Family, Sci-Fi, Short
Star Cast:
Charles Grodin, Corey Burton, Kevin Nealon, Jeff Doucette, George Wendt
20. Dana Carvey: Squatting Monkeys Tell No Lies (2008)
11
2
Dana Carvey: Squatting Monkeys Tell No Lies
TV-MA
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
John Moffitt
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
21. Saturday Night Live: Halloween Special (1991)
11
2
Saturday Night Live: Halloween Special
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Garth Algar / Various
Director:
Dave Wilson, Beth McCarthy-Miller
Genres:
Comedy, Horror
Star Cast:
Mike Myers,
22. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Tom Hanks (2004)
10
2
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Tom Hanks
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself / Various (archiveFootage)
Director:
Dave Wilson, Paul Miller, Beth McCarthy-Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Garth Brooks, Joan Cusack, Tom Hanks, A. Whitney Brown
23. Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash '08 (2008)
10
3
Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash '08
TV-14
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Ross Perot / George Bush (archiveFootage)
Director:
Paul Miller, Beth McCarthy-Miller, Don Roy King
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Fred Armisen, Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Hillary Clinton
24. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Rock (1999)
9
2
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Rock
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself / Various Characters (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
Director:
James Signorelli, Dave Wilson, Beth McCarthy-Miller
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Chris Rock, Christina Applegate, Don Pardo, Jim Breuer
25. The Shot (1996)
8
2
The Shot
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Dan Bell
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Vincent Ward, Caroline Rhea, Dan Bell, Michael Rivkin
26. Night of Too Many Stars (2003)
7
1
Night of Too Many Stars
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
John Fortenberry, Gil Bellows, Ron Yassen
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Anthony Edwards, Macaulay Culkin, Jack Black, Jimmy Fallon

TV Movie(s)

1. Wayne and Garth's Saturday Night Live Music a Go-Go (1993)
12
2
Wayne and Garth's Saturday Night Live Music a Go-Go
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Garth Algar
Director:
Dave Wilson
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Mike Myers, Mick Jagger
2. Toonces, the Cat Who Could Drive a Car (1992)
12
2
Toonces, the Cat Who Could Drive a Car
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lyle (archiveFootage)
Director:
John Fortenberry
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Randy Quaid, David Clennon, Victoria Jackson, Dave Allen
3. Saturday Night Live Presents President Bill Clinton's All-Time Favorites (1994)
11
2
Saturday Night Live Presents President Bill Clinton's All-Time Favorites
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Various
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Phil Hartman, Bill Murray, Phil Hartman
4. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Steve Martin (1998)
11
2
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Steve Martin
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself / Various Characters (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
Director:
Dave Wilson
Genres:
Comedy
5. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dana Carvey (1999)
12
2
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dana Carvey
12
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself / George Herbert Walker Bush / H. Ross Perot / Church Lady / Garth Algar / Various Characters
Genres:
Comedy
6. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jon Lovitz (2005)
10
2
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jon Lovitz
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Various Characters (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
Director:
Beth McCarthy-Miller, Paul Miller, Dave Wilson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dave Attell, Matthew Broderick, Rosanna Arquette, Jon Lovitz, Tom Davis
7. Saturday Night Live in the '90s: Pop Culture Nation (2007)
10
2
Saturday Night Live in the '90s: Pop Culture Nation
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself / Various
Director:
Kenneth Bowser, Beth McCarthy-Miller, Dave Wilson, James Signorelli
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Christina Aguilera, Alec Baldwin, Sheryl Crow, Michael Blakey
8. Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash (1992)
10
2
Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash
10
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
President George H.W. Bush, H. Ross Perot, and others (archiveFootage)
Director:
Dave Wilson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Phil Hartman, Dan Aykroyd, Richard Benjamin, Gary Busey
10. Slickers (1985)
9
2
Slickers
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Elliot Clinton
Director:
Tom Trbovich
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Richard B. Shull, Kristi Somers, Michael Richards, Brandon Call
11. Superman 50th Anniversary (1988)
8
2
Superman 50th Anniversary
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Host
Director:
Robert Boyd
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Brian Doyle-Murray, Fred Willard, Jimmy Breslin, Peter Boyle, Fred Willard

Animation(s)

Good Vibes (2011)
Good Vibes
TV-14
As:
Cast
Director:
Brad Ableson, Chris Martin, Greg Franklin, Brock Gallagher, Tyree Dillihay
Genres:
Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Adam Brody, Arielle Kebbel, Josh Gad, Jake Busey, Tony Hale, Debi Mazar
Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
Hotel Transylvania 2
PG
Plot:

The sequel finds Johnny and Mavis married with the blessings of her vampire father Dracula, and raising their child, Dennis, in Transylvania. But when Dennis doesn’t show his vampire side, Dracula enlists the help of his friends to unleash his potential. Things get hilariously complicated when Drac’s human-hating father Vlad shows up. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genndy Tartakovsky
Genres:
Animation, Fantasy, Family, Comedy
The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
The Secret Life of Pets
PG
Plot:

A spoilt Jack Russel Terrier named Max finds himself in trouble because of the cat Ozone, when he tries to get rid of Max, his owner’s new dog. When they are rescued on their way to the pound by the leader of abandoned pets, a rabbit named Snowball, they must find a way back to their home. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Yarrow Cheney, Chris Renaud
Genres:
Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019)
The Secret Life of Pets 2
PG
Plot:

At a farm, Max meets the sheepdog Rooster who encourages him to overcome his fears. Meanwhile, Snowball the Rabbit, unites with a dog Daisy to rescue a White tiger cub whom she had met on a flight back home.

As:
Cast
Director:
Chris Renaud, Jonathan del Val
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family

TV Shows and Videos

Queen: Bohemian Rhapsody, Wayne's World Version (1992)
Queen: Bohemian Rhapsody, Wayne's World Version
As:
Cast
Role:
Garth Algar
Director:
Bruce Gowers, Penelope Spheeris
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Mike Myers, John Deacon, Queen, Brian May
Fire on the Track: The Steve Prefontaine Story (1995)
Fire on the Track: The Steve Prefontaine Story
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Erich Lyttle
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Ken Kesey, Phil Knight, Brian Lanker, Walt McClure
Best of Saturday Night Live: Special Edition (1992)
Best of Saturday Night Live: Special Edition
As:
Cast
Role:
Various Characters (archiveFootage)
Director:
Dave Wilson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tom Hanks, Phil Hartman, Delta Burke, Nora Dunn
Saturday Night Live Christmas (1999)
Saturday Night Live Christmas
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself / Church Lady / George Bailey (archiveFootage)
Director:
Dave Wilson, Paul Miller, Beth McCarthy-Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alec Baldwin, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Candice Bergen,
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Robin Williams (1991)
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Robin Williams
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself / Various Characters (archiveFootage)
Director:
Paul Miller, Matthew Meshekoff
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Robin Williams, Phil Hartman, Jan Hooks, Nora Dunn
First Impressions with Dana Carvey (2016)
First Impressions with Dana Carvey
TV-14
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself - Expert in Residence (6 episodes, 2016)
Genres:
Comedy, Game-Show
Star Cast:
Tom Arnold, Steve Carell, Freddie Prinze Jr., Yvette Nicole Brown
Blue Thunder (1984)
Blue Thunder
As:
Cast
Role:
Clinton 'JAFO' Wonderlove (11 episodes, 1984)
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
Kelly Preston, James Farentino, Dick Butkus, Bubba Smith
Dennis Miller Live (1994)
Dennis Miller Live
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (5 episodes, 1995-2002)
Genres:
Comedy, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Martin Short, Dennis Miller, David Spade, Jon Stewart, Dennis Miller

Dana Carvey Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Saturday Night Live Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program 1993
MTV Movie & TV Awards
Wayne's World Best On-Screen Duo 1992