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List of David Caruso Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. First Blood (1982)
17
3
First Blood
R
17
3

A Vietnam War veteran John Rambo enters the small town of Hope while travelling and is apprehended by the arrogant Sheriff Teasle. He is tortured which reminds him of the torture he suffered as POW. Hence, he escapes and is aggressively chased by the Sheriff’s men. Colonel Trautman, Rambo's old commander, is now the only one who can stop the chase as well as Rambo’s rampage.

As:
Cast
Director:
Ted Kotcheff
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Bruce Greenwood, Richard Crenna, Bill McKinney, Jack Starrett
2. An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
17
3
An Officer and a Gentleman
R
17
3

Zack Mayo, a loner who grew up without much of a family, joins Navy to become naval aviator. The strict regime of Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley at the Officer Candidate School makes it difficult for Zack to take an easy route through the drill. But Foley’s training teaches him importance of relating with others; while girlfriend Paula enriches his life with romance.

As:
Cast
Director:
Taylor Hackford
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Gere, Debra Winger, Ed Begley Jr., David Keith, Robert Loggia, Lisa Blount
3. King of New York (1990)
13
2
King of New York
R
13
2

Drug-lord Frank White, who returns to New York after serving a long prison sentence, is determined to re-claim his position as mafia kingpin, and use his competitors’ money to build a hospital for the needy in his old neighborhood. Before that, he has to deal not only with his rivals but also a group of corrupt cops who are hunting for him. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dennis Gilley
Director:
Abel Ferrara
Genres:
Crime, Thriller
4. Session 9 (2001)
11
2
Session 9
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Phil
Director:
Brad Anderson
Genres:
Horror, Mystery
Star Cast:
Paul Guilfoyle, Josh Lucas, Stephen Gevedon, Peter Mullan
5. Proof of Life (2000)
12
2
Proof of Life
R
12
2

Proof of Life is an American action thriller film, which tells the story of a woman Alice, whose engineer husband gets kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America. Therefore, she hires Terry Thorne, an experienced hostage negotiator, in order to save her husband. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dino
Director:
Taylor Hackford
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Russell Crowe, Meg Ryan, David Morse, Pamela Reed
6. Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
12
2
Mad Dog and Glory
R
12
2

Wayne is a shy detective living in Chicago who saves the life of Frank Milo, a gangster. As a token of thanks, Milo offers Wayne the services of a woman named Glory for one week. However, things take an interesting turn when Wayne falls in love with Glory, and thinks of freeing her.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Mike
Director:
John McNaughton
Genres:
Romance, Crime, Comedy, Drama
7. Thief of Hearts (1984)
12
2
Thief of Hearts
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Buddy Calamara
Director:
Douglas Day Stewart
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
John Getz, George Wendt, Steven Bauer, Barbara Williams
8. China Girl (1987)
14
2
China Girl
R
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mercury
Director:
Abel Ferrara
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Romance
Star Cast:
James Russo, Richard Panebianco, Sari Chang, Russell Wong
9. Twins (1988)
12
2
Twins
PG
12
2

Julius Benedict is strong, intelligent and empathic man who was the product of a genetic experiment and was raised by one of the scientists conducting the experiment. After learning that the experiment had an unexpected byproduct, he journeys to Los Angeles to find his twin brother Vincent, who had lesser qualities and grew up to be a lowlife.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
11. Hudson Hawk (1991)
11
2
Hudson Hawk
R
11
2

After Eddie, also known as Hudson Hawk, is released from prison, he promises to himself to lead an honest life. However, he is soon blackmailed into stealing some of the priceless works of the famous artist Leonardo da Vinci. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Lehmann
Genres:
Comedy, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
12. Falling in Love Again (1980)
10
2
Falling in Love Again
PG
10
2

While going through a midlife crisis, Harry, a New Yorker receives an invitation for his high school’s reunion; so he takes Sue and their teenage kids on a cross-country car trip. During this time, he recalls the days when he fell in love with his wife. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Paul
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Michelle Pfeiffer, Elliott Gould, Kaye Ballard, Stuart Paul, Susannah York
13. Getting Wasted (1980)
10
2
Getting Wasted
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Frizler
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
George O'Hanlon Jr., Stephen Furst, Brian Kerwin, Cooper Huckabee
14. Without Warning (1980)
9
2
Without Warning
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Greydon Clark
Genres:
Horror, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Martin Landau, Jack Palance, Cameron Mitchell, Christopher S. Nelson
16. Jade (1995)
10
2
Jade
R
10
2

The assistant DA of San Francisco, David Corelli, gets assigned a case in which an illustrious art dealer is murdered. As David gets deeper into the case, he stumbles upon photographs of eminent people steeped in corruption, crime and sex. He discovers that Katrina Gavin, the man's ex-lover is a key suspect. But is there more than what meets the eye?

As:
Cast
Role:
David Corelli
Director:
William Friedkin
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Angie Everhart, Chazz Palminteri, Michael Biehn, Richard Crenna, Donna Murphy, Chazz Palminteri
17. Swirlee (2000)
12
2
Swirlee
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Softy's roommate
Director:
James Lorinz
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Short, Crime
Star Cast:
James Lorinz, Tony Darrow
18. Rehab (2011)
11
2
Rehab
11
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Rick Bieber
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Ryan Alosio, Michele Hicks, Veronica Alicino, Gale Harold, Danay Garcia
19. Black Point (2002)
11
2
Black Point
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
John Hawkins
Director:
David Mackay
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Mystery, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Gordon Tootoosis, Thomas Ian Griffith, Miguel Sandoval, Susan Haskell
20. Cold Around the Heart (1997)
9
1
Cold Around the Heart
R
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Ned Tash
Director:
John Ridley
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Chris Noth, Kelly Lynch, Stacey Dash, Pruitt Taylor Vince
21. Blue City (1986)
10
1
Blue City
R
10
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Joey Rayford
Director:
Michelle Manning
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Action
Star Cast:

TV Movie(s)

1. For Love and Honor (1983)
12
2
For Love and Honor
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rusty
Director:
Gary Nelson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Keenen Ivory Wayans, Kelly Preston, Luca Bercovici, Michael Cavanaugh
2. Crazy Times (1981)
9
2
Crazy Times
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bobby Shea
Director:
Lee Philips
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ray Liotta, Michael Paré, Talia Balsam, Annette McCarthy
3. Into the Homeland (1987)
11
2
Into the Homeland
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ryder
Director:
Lesli Linka Glatter
Genres:
Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Powers Boothe, Becky Barnes, Kimberlee Bonnet, R.J. Chambers
4. Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis (1991)
12
2
Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Iscove
Genres:
Drama, Action, War, History
Star Cast:
Carrie Snodgress, Richard Thomas, Stacy Keach, Steve Landesberg
5. Judgment Day: The John List Story (1993)
10
2
Judgment Day: The John List Story
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Police Chief Bob Richland
Director:
Bobby Roth
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Carroll Baker, Robert Blake, Melinda Dillon, Beverly D'Angelo
6. Deadlocked (2000)
11
2
Deadlocked
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ned Stark
Director:
Michael W. Watkins
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Charles S. Dutton, John Finn, Diego Wallraff, Jo D. Jonz
7. Gold Coast (1997)
11
2
Gold Coast
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Maguire
Director:
Peter Weller
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Barry Primus, Jeff Kober, Marg Helgenberger, Wanda De Jesus
8. Rainbow Drive (1990)
10
2
Rainbow Drive
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Larry Hammond
Director:
Bobby Roth
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Megan Mullally, James Laurenson, Kathryn Harrold, Tony Jay
9. Parker Kane (1990)
9
2
Parker Kane
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Steve Perry
Genres:
Crime, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Marisa Tomei, Jeff Fahey, Drew Snyder, Richard Zobel, Chino 'Fats' Williams

TV Shows and Videos

CSI: Miami (2004)
CSI: Miami
M
As:
Cast
Role:
Lieutenant Horatio Caine (voice)
Director:
Larry Detwiler
Genres:
Mystery
Star Cast:
Rory Cochrane, Sofia Milos, Khandi Alexander, Emily Procter
Michael Hayes (1997)
Michael Hayes
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Michael Hayes (21 episodes, 1997-1998)
Director:
Michael Pressman, Fred Gerber, Allen Coulter, Richard J. Lewis, Peter Weller
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lucy Liu, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Peter Outerbridge, Mary B. Ward
Palmerstown, U.S.A. (1980)
Palmerstown, U.S.A.
As:
Cast
Director:
Larry Elikann, Jeffrey Hayden, Peter Levin, Ivan Dixon, Kenneth Gilbert
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Michael J. Fox, Keenan Wynn, Danny Glover, Scatman Crothers, Jonelle Allen, Star-Shemah Bobatoon, Beeson Carroll
H.E.L.P. (1990)
H.E.L.P.
As:
Cast
Role:
Off. Frank Sordoni (6 episodes, 1990)
Director:
Michael Ray Rhodes, E.W. Swackhamer, Vern Gillum, Christopher Crowe
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Christina Ricci, Wesley Snipes, John Mahoney, Kim Flowers

David Caruso Awards

Golden Globe Awards
NYPD Blue Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama 1994