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List of David Caruso Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

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

Starring:
Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Bruce Greenwood, Richard Crenna, Bill McKinney, Jack Starrett
Directed By:
Ted Kotcheff
2. An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
18
3
An Officer and a Gentleman
R
18
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.

Starring:
Richard Gere, Debra Winger, Ed Begley Jr., David Keith, Robert Loggia, Lisa Blount
Directed By:
Taylor Hackford
3. King of New York (1990)
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2
King of New York
R
14
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. 

Role:
Dennis Gilley
Directed By:
Abel Ferrara
4. Session 9 (2001)
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2
Session 9
R
12
2
Role:
Phil
Starring:
Paul Guilfoyle, Josh Lucas, Stephen Gevedon, Peter Mullan
Directed By:
Brad Anderson
5. Proof of Life (2000)
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2
Proof of Life
R
14
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. 

Role:
Dino
Starring:
Russell Crowe, Meg Ryan, David Morse, Pamela Reed
Directed By:
Taylor Hackford
6. Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
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2
Mad Dog and Glory
R
14
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.  

Role:
Mike
Directed By:
John McNaughton
7. Thief of Hearts (1984)
13
2
Thief of Hearts
R
13
2
Role:
Buddy Calamara
Starring:
John Getz, George Wendt, Steven Bauer, Barbara Williams
Directed By:
Douglas Day Stewart
8. China Girl (1987)
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2
China Girl
R
15
2
Role:
Mercury
Starring:
James Russo, Richard Panebianco, Sari Chang, Russell Wong
Directed By:
Abel Ferrara
9. Twins (1988)
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Twins
PG
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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.

Directed By:
11. Hudson Hawk (1991)
12
2
Hudson Hawk
R
12
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. 

Starring:
Bruce Willis, Andie MacDowell, Danny Aiello, James Coburn, Richard E. Grant
Directed By:
Michael Lehmann
12. Falling in Love Again (1980)
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2
Falling in Love Again
PG
11
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. 

Starring:
Michelle Pfeiffer, Elliott Gould, Kaye Ballard, Stuart Paul, Susannah York
Directed By:
Steven Paul
13. Getting Wasted (1980)
11
2
Getting Wasted
R
11
2
Starring:
George O'Hanlon Jr., Stephen Furst, Brian Kerwin, Cooper Huckabee
Directed By:
Paul Frizler
14. Without Warning (1980)
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2
Without Warning
R
10
2
Starring:
Martin Landau, Jack Palance, Cameron Mitchell, Christopher S. Nelson
Directed By:
Greydon Clark
15. Body Count (1998)
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2
Body Count
R
12
2
Role:
Hobbs
Starring:
John Leguizamo, Donnie Wahlberg, Forest Whitaker, Ving Rhames, Linda Fiorentino
Directed By:
Robert Patton-Spruill
16. Jade (1995)
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2
Jade
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11
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?

Role:
David Corelli
Starring:
Angie Everhart, Chazz Palminteri, Michael Biehn, Richard Crenna, Donna Murphy, Chazz Palminteri
Directed By:
William Friedkin
17. Swirlee (2000)
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2
Swirlee
13
2
Role:
Mr. Softy's roommate
Starring:
James Lorinz, Tony Darrow
Directed By:
James Lorinz
18. Rehab (2011)
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2
Rehab
12
2
Starring:
Ryan Alosio, Michele Hicks, Veronica Alicino, Gale Harold, Danay Garcia
Directed By:
Rick Bieber
19. Black Point (2002)
12
2
Black Point
R
12
2
Role:
John Hawkins
Starring:
Gordon Tootoosis, Thomas Ian Griffith, Miguel Sandoval, Susan Haskell
Directed By:
David Mackay
20. Cold Around the Heart (1997)
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1
Cold Around the Heart
R
10
1
Role:
Ned Tash
Starring:
Chris Noth, Kelly Lynch, Stacey Dash, Pruitt Taylor Vince
Directed By:
John Ridley
21. Blue City (1986)
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1
Blue City
R
11
1
Role:
Joey Rayford
Starring:
Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, Paul Winfield, Scott Wilson
Directed By:
Michelle Manning

TV Movie(s)

1. For Love and Honor (1983)
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2
For Love and Honor
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2
Role:
Rusty
Starring:
Keenen Ivory Wayans, Kelly Preston, Luca Bercovici, Michael Cavanaugh
Directed By:
Gary Nelson
2. Crazy Times (1981)
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2
Crazy Times
10
2
Role:
Bobby Shea
Starring:
Ray Liotta, Michael Paré, Talia Balsam, Annette McCarthy
Directed By:
Lee Philips
3. Into the Homeland (1987)
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2
Into the Homeland
12
2
Role:
Ryder
Starring:
Powers Boothe, Becky Barnes, Kimberlee Bonnet, R.J. Chambers
Directed By:
Lesli Linka Glatter
4. Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis (1991)
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2
Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis
13
2
Starring:
Carrie Snodgress, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Richard Thomas, Stacy Keach, Steve Landesberg
Directed By:
Robert Iscove
5. Judgment Day: The John List Story (1993)
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2
Judgment Day: The John List Story
11
2
Role:
Police Chief Bob Richland
Starring:
Carroll Baker, Robert Blake, Melinda Dillon, Beverly D'Angelo
Directed By:
Bobby Roth
6. Deadlocked (2000)
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2
Deadlocked
12
2
Role:
Ned Stark
Starring:
Charles S. Dutton, John Finn, Diego Wallraff, Jo D. Jonz
Directed By:
Michael W. Watkins
7. Gold Coast (1997)
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2
Gold Coast
R
12
2
Role:
Maguire
Starring:
Barry Primus, Jeff Kober, Marg Helgenberger, Wanda De Jesus
Directed By:
Peter Weller
8. Rainbow Drive (1990)
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2
Rainbow Drive
R
11
2
Role:
Larry Hammond
Starring:
Megan Mullally, Tony Jay, James Laurenson, Kathryn Harrold
Directed By:
Bobby Roth
9. Parker Kane (1990)
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2
Parker Kane
10
2
Starring:
Marisa Tomei, Jeff Fahey, Drew Snyder, Richard Zobel, Chino 'Fats' Williams
Directed By:
Steve Perry

TV Shows and Videos

Hill Street Blues (1981)
Hill Street Blues
TV-14
Starring:
Edward James Olmos, Mimi Rogers, Joe Pantoliano, Jennifer Tilly, Timothy Francis Robbins, Danny Glover, John Ratzenberger
Directed By:
Gregory Hoblit, Christian I. Nyby II, David Anspaugh, Rick Wallace, Thomas Carter
The Paper Chase (1978)
The Paper Chase
Starring:
Timothy Busfield, Patrick Warburton, Scatman Crothers, Marilu Henner, Kim Cattrall, Robert Reed, Jane Kaczmarek
Directed By:
Seymour Robbie, Nick Havinga, Corey Allen, Alex March, Philip Leacock
Crime Story (1986)
Crime Story
Starring:
Lorraine Bracco, Julia Roberts, Billy Zane, Debbie Harry, Kevin Spacey, George Dzundza, Pam Grier
Directed By:
Leon Ichaso, Aaron Lipstadt, Colin Bucksey, Francis Delia, Mario DiLeo
Ryan's Hope (1975)
Ryan's Hope
TV-PG
Starring:
Joan Fontaine, Angela Bassett, Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater, Mary-Louise Parker, Kelsey Grammer, Kate Mulgrew
Directed By:
Lela Swift, Jerry Evans, Robert Myhrum, Lynwood King, Bruce Minnix
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
TV-14
Starring:
Paula Malcomson, Patricia Arquette, Frank Grillo, Bonnie Bedelia, Britt Robertson, Page Kennedy, Danny Bonaduce
Directed By:
Kenneth Fink, Richard J. Lewis, Alec Smight, Danny Cannon, Brad Tanenbaum
NYPD Blue (1993)
NYPD Blue
TV-14
Starring:
Wood Harris, Anthony Michael Hall, Jane Lynch, Daniel Baldwin, Jonah Hill, Nick Offerman, Paul Giamatti
Directed By:
Mark Tinker, Michael M. Robin, Robert J. Doherty, Steven DePaul, Donna Deitch
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama
For Love and Honor (1983)
For Love and Honor
Starring:
Anthony Edwards, Kelly Preston, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Cliff Potts, Rachel Ticotin, Yaphet Kotto
Directed By:
Harvey S. Laidman, Gary Nelson
CSI: Miami (2004)
CSI: Miami
M
Role:
Lieutenant Horatio Caine (voice)
Starring:
Rory Cochrane, Sofia Milos, Khandi Alexander, Emily Procter
Directed By:
Larry Detwiler
CSI: NY (2004)
CSI: NY
TV-14
Starring:
Peter Fonda, Michael Clarke Duncan, Courtney Ford, Paul Wesley, Katheryn Winnick, Jana Kramer, Kellan Lutz
Directed By:
Rob Bailey, Alex Zakrzewski, Christine Moore, Oz Scott, Duane Clark
Michael Hayes (1997)
Michael Hayes
Role:
Michael Hayes (21 episodes, 1997-1998)
Starring:
Lucy Liu, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Peter Outerbridge, Mary B. Ward
Directed By:
Michael Pressman, Fred Gerber, Allen Coulter, Richard J. Lewis, Peter Weller
CHiPs (1977)
CHiPs
TV-PG
Starring:
Joyce Bulifant, Bryan Cranston, Milton Berle, John Rhys-Davies, Dick Van Patten, Heather Locklear, Melissa Sue Anderson
Directed By:
Christian I. Nyby II, Donald L. Gold, Michael Caffey, Paul Krasny, Don Chaffey
Palmerstown, U.S.A. (1980)
Palmerstown, U.S.A.
Starring:
Michael J. Fox, Keenan Wynn, Danny Glover, Scatman Crothers, Jonelle Allen, Star-Shemah Bobatoon, Beeson Carroll
Directed By:
Larry Elikann, Jeffrey Hayden, Peter Levin, Ivan Dixon, Kenneth Gilbert
H.E.L.P. (1990)
H.E.L.P.
Role:
Off. Frank Sordoni (6 episodes, 1990)
Starring:
Christina Ricci, Wesley Snipes, John Mahoney, Kim Flowers
Directed By:
Michael Ray Rhodes, E.W. Swackhamer, Vern Gillum, Christopher Crowe
T.J. Hooker (1982)
T.J. Hooker
TV-PG
Starring:
Candace Cameron Bure, Vanessa Lynn Williams, Jim Brown, Tori Spelling, Nicole Eggert, Jonathan Banks, Miguel Ferrer
Directed By:
Vincent McEveety, Chuck Bowman, Bruce Seth Green, Michael Caffey, Cliff Bole
CSI: Miami (2002)
CSI: Miami
TV-14
Role:
Horatio Caine (232 episodes, 2002-2012)
Starring:
Jon Hamm, Natasha Henstridge, Pau Gasol, Kate del Castillo, Grant Gustin, Chris Pine, Zac Efron
Directed By:
Rob Zombie, Sam Hill, Joe Chappelle, Scott Lautanen, Karen Gaviola

David Caruso Awards

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