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List of David Schwimmer Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

2. Nothing But the Truth (2008)
14
6
Nothing But the Truth
R
14
6

Nothing But the Truth is a mystery drama film, which revolves around Rachel Armstrong, a journalist, who pens a story that divulges the identity of a secret CIA agent. She also refuses to reveal her source, and therefore she is eventually put in jail.  

Directed By:
Rod Lurie
3. The Iceman (2012)
19
9
The Iceman
R
19
9

Cold-blooded murderer and contract killer Richard Kuklinksi has managed to keep his professional life a secret from his wife and two daughters. When he is suspended from his killing business, he teams up with another mob hitman Pronge. But his increasing paranoia and rage threaten to unravel the life he has carefully built. 

Role:
Josh Rosenthal
Directed By:
Ariel Vromen
4. Apt Pupil (1998)
13
6
Apt Pupil
R
13
6

Apt Pupil is a crime drama thriller film, which tells the story of Todd Bowden, a college student who is studying the Holocaust. He starts suspecting that his neighbor may be a Nazi war criminal. He eventually starts blackmailing him, asking him to reveal the untold truths, in exchange for keeping his own mouth shut.  

Starring:
Ian McKellen, Brad Renfro, Joshua Jackson, Mickey Cottrell, Michael Reid MacKay
Directed By:
Bryan Singer
5. Big Nothing (2006)
12
6
Big Nothing
R
12
6

Big Nothing is a crime drama film, which tells the story of a frustrated unemployed professor who joins forces with his girlfriend and his former colleague to blackmail a priest who is a porn addict, in order to be able to provide for his family.

Role:
Charlie
Starring:
Mimi Rogers, Simon Pegg, Alice Eve, Natascha McElhone, Jon Polito
Directed By:
Jean-Baptiste Andrea
6. John Carter (2012)
49
25
John Carter
PG-13
49
25

The movie follows the journey of Civil War veteran John Carter who is unwittingly transported to the planet Barsoom and finds himself with vastly increased strength and powers. He falls in love with Princess Dejah Thoris of Helium and uses his abilities to save her and the city from the rival evil city of Zodanga.

Starring:
Taylor Kitsch, Willem Dafoe, Daryl Sabara, Jon Favreau, Bryan Cranston, Thomas Haden Church, Lynn Collins
Directed By:
Andrew Stanton
7. Duane Hopwood (2005)
7
4
Duane Hopwood
R
7
4
Starring:
John Krasinski, Janeane Garofalo, Bill Buell, Dick Cavett, Daisy Ang
Directed By:
Matt Mulhern
8. The Laundromat (2019)
13
8
The Laundromat
R
13
8

Ellen and her husband Joe are on a boat trip, but due to an accident, Joe and many others end up drowning. Ellen tries to get compensation for the death of Joe, from the boating company, but she is unable to. She smells a fraud, and starts investigating, which leads her to a pair of lawyers, who is exploiting the financial system.

Role:
Matthew Quirk
Directed By:
11. Breast Men (1997)
6
4
Breast Men
R
6
4
Role:
Dr. Kevin Saunders
Starring:
Leigh-Allyn Baker, Lyle Lovett, Louise Fletcher, Chris Cooper, Fred Willard, Eve Plumb
Directed By:
Lawrence O'Neil
12. Six Days Seven Nights (1998)
16
11
Six Days Seven Nights
PG-13
16
11

In the middle of her holiday with her fiancé, Frank, in Makatea, magazine editor, Robin Monroe, is asked to fly to Tahiti. She hires bad-tempered and argumentative pilot, Quinn Harris. When a thunderstorm forces the plane to crash land on a desolate island, the two are forced to put their differences aside to survive.

Role:
Frank Martin
Starring:
Harrison Ford, Danny Trejo, Amy Sedaris, Anne Heche, Allison Janney, Jacqueline Obradors, Temuera Morrison
Directed By:
13. Flight of the Intruder (1991)
6
4
Flight of the Intruder
PG-13
6
4
Starring:
Ving Rhames, Danny Glover, Willem Dafoe, Brad Johnson, Rosanna Arquette, Tom Sizemore
Directed By:
John Milius
14. All the Rage (1999)
5
4
All the Rage
R
5
4
Starring:
January Jones, Jeff Daniels, Andre Braugher, Giovanni Ribisi, Anna Paquin, Josh Brolin, Joan Allen
Directed By:
James D. Stern
15. Kissing a Fool (1998)
5
4
Kissing a Fool
R
5
4
Role:
Max Abbitt
Starring:
Judy Greer, Bonnie Hunt, Vanessa Angel, Jason Lee
Directed By:
Doug Ellin
16. Since You've Been Gone (1998)
5
4
Since You've Been Gone
R
5
4
Starring:
Jon Stewart, Lara Flynn Boyle, Liev Schreiber, Marisa Tomei, Jennifer Grey, Molly Ringwald, Joey Slotnick
Directed By:
David Schwimmer
17. The Pallbearer (1996)
5
5
The Pallbearer
PG-13
5
5

The Pallbearer is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of a young man named Tom, whose life takes a turn when he is asked to be the pallbearer during the funeral of a former classmate whom he doesn’t even remember. He is also tasked with delivering the eulogy. Meanwhile, his old high school crush returns to town, and reappears in his life.    

Role:
Tom Thompson
Starring:
Toni Collette, Gwyneth Paltrow, Michael Vartan, Carol Kane, Michael Rapaport
Directed By:
Matt Reeves
18. Picking Up the Pieces (2000)
4
4
Picking Up the Pieces
R
4
4
Role:
Father Leo Jerome
Starring:
Lou Diamond Phillips, Fran Drescher, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Kiefer Sutherland, Sharon Stone, Woody Allen, Maria Grazia Cucinotta
Directed By:
Alfonso Arau
19. Hotel (2001)
3
4
Hotel
R
3
4
Starring:
Rhys Ifans, Lucy Liu, John Malkovich, Salma Hayek, Burt Reynolds, Ornella Muti, Danny Huston
Directed By:
Mike Figgis
20. Irreversible (2014)
8
3
Irreversible
8
3
Starring:
Molly Price, Iris Bahr, Erin Darke, Matthew Rauch
21. The Party Favor (1995)
7
3
The Party Favor
7
3
Starring:
Tom Hodges, Heidi Swedberg, Wendle Josepher
Directed By:
Lisa Udelson
22. The Waiter (1993)
6
3
The Waiter
6
3
Role:
Evil Waiter
Starring:
Laraine Newman, Jon Cryer, Joe Alaskey, Peter Dobson
Directed By:
Doug Ellin
23. That's Harassment (2018)
6
3
That's Harassment
TV-MA
6
3
Role:
Boss
Starring:
Bobby Cannavale, Cynthia Nixon, Emmy Rossum, Harry Lennix
Directed By:
Sigal Avin
24. Crossing the Bridge (1992)
6
4
Crossing the Bridge
R
6
4
Starring:
Stephen Baldwin, Jeffrey Tambor, Rita Taggart, Cheryl Pollak
Directed By:
Mike Binder
25. The Pitch (1993)
6
4
The Pitch
6
4
Starring:
Ernie Hudson, David Andrews, Doug Ellin, Cliff Dorfman
Directed By:
Doug Ellin
26. A Deadly Silence (1989)
5
4
A Deadly Silence
5
4
Starring:
Mike Farrell, Charles Haid, Bruce Weitz, Wallace Langham
Directed By:
John Patterson
27. The Thin Pink Line (1998)
2
4
The Thin Pink Line
2
4
Starring:
Molly Shannon, Margaret Cho, Jason Priestley, Anne Meara, David Cross, Mike Myers, Will Ferrell
Directed By:
Michael Irpino, Joe Dietl

TV Shows

Band of Brothers
37
2
Band of Brothers
TV-MA
37
2
Starring:
Tom Hardy, Donnie Wahlberg, James McAvoy, Damian Lewis, Jimmy Fallon, Tom Hanks, Michael Fassbender
Directed By:
Friends
64
8
Friends
TV-14
64
8
Starring:
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Jason Alexander, Anna Faris, Olivia Williams, Teri Garr, Cheryl Hines, David Arquette
Directed By:
Gary Halvorson, Kevin Bright, Michael Lembeck, James Burrows, Gail Mancuso
Curb Your Enthusiasm
16
2
Curb Your Enthusiasm
TV-MA
16
2
Starring:
Joan Rivers, Jerry Seinfeld, Bea Arthur, America Ferrera, Nathan Lane, Melissa McCarthy, Ted Danson
Directed By:
Robert B. Weide, Larry Charles, Bryan Gordon, David Steinberg, Alec Berg
Entourage
18
3
Entourage
TV-MA
18
3
Starring:
Matt Damon, Johnny Galecki, Anthony Michael Hall, Leighton Meester, Ken Jeong, Rainn Wilson, David Spade
Directed By:
Julian Farino, Mark Mylod, Daniel Attias, David Nutter, Ken Whittingham
Friends Gag Reel: Season 9 (2005)
9
2
Friends Gag Reel: Season 9
9
2
Starring:
Lisa Kudrow, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc
American Crime Story
14
3
American Crime Story
TV-MA
14
3
Starring:
John Travolta, Annette Bening, Cuba Gooding Jr., Penelope Cruz, Dennis Quaid, Darren Criss, Bruce Greenwood
Directed By:
Ryan Murphy, Anthony Hemingway
The Wonder Years
11
2
The Wonder Years
TV-PG
11
2
Starring:
Ben Savage, Danica McKellar, Ben Stein, Jim Caviezel, Seth Green, Soleil Moon Frye, Juliette Lewis
Directed By:
Michael Dinner, Ken Topolsky, Peter Baldwin, Daniel Stern, Steve Miner
Police Squad!
10
2
Police Squad!
TV-PG
10
2
Role:
 Patient (uncredited) 1 episode, 1982
Starring:
Leslie Nielsen, Lorne Greene, William Shatner, Florence Henderson, Alan North, Rex Hamilton, Ed Williams
Directed By:
Joe Dante
30 Rock
15
3
30 Rock
TV-14
15
3
Starring:
Jon Bon Jovi, Adam West, Emma Stone, Isabella Rossellini, John Slattery, Don Cheadle, Will Arnett
Directed By:
ER
10
3
ER
TV-14
10
3
Starring:
Alexis Bledel, Eva Mendes, Keith David, Ernest Borgnine, Wentworth Miller, Alan Young, Debra Jo Rupp
Episodes
9
3
Episodes
TV-MA
9
3
Starring:
Jay Leno, Katherine Ryan, Chris Diamantopoulos, Gilbert Gottfried, Jacob Anderson, Matt LeBlanc, Ben Miller
NYPD Blue
8
2
NYPD Blue
TV-14
8
2
Starring:
Christopher Meloni, Elizabeth Berkley, David Caruso, Kal Penn, Jimmy Smits, Page Kennedy, Emile Davenport Hirsch
Directed By:
Little Britain USA
7
2
Little Britain USA
TV-MA
7
2
Starring:
Paul Rudd, Matt Lucas, Hilarie Burton, Vivica A. Fox, Ann Cusack, David Walliams, Brad Grunberg
Directed By:
Michael Patrick Jann, David Schwimmer
Growing Up Fisher
7
2
Growing Up Fisher
7
2
Starring:
Nathan Kress, Isabela Moner, Jason Bateman, Christina Pickles, J.K. Simmons, Jenna Elfman, Lance Lim
Directed By:
L.A. Law
6
3
L.A. Law
6
3
Starring:
Jane Kaczmarek, James Earl Jones, Kathy Bates, Carrie-Anne Moss, Lois Chiles, Christian Slater, Jonathan Brandis
Directed By:
Win Phelps, Elodie Keene, Tom Moore, Rick Wallace, Mark Tinker
Web Therapy
6
3
Web Therapy
TV-14
6
3
Starring:
Craig Ferguson, Megan Mullally, Minnie Driver, Calista Flockhart, Sara Gilbert, Selma Blair, Lauren Graham
Directed By:
Don Roos, Dan Bucatinsky
Feed the Beast
6
3
Feed the Beast
TV-14
6
3
Role:
Tommy Moran (10 episodes, 2016)
Starring:
John Doman, Jim Sturgess, Michael Gladis, Lorenza Izzo
The Tracy Morgan Show
5
3
The Tracy Morgan Show
5
3
Starring:
Katt Williams, Tracy Morgan, Debra Jo Rupp, John Witherspoon, Tamala Jones, Bobb'e J. Thompson
Directed By:
Leonard R. Garner Jr., Gail Mancuso, Gary Halvorson, John Putch, Andrew Tsao
Blossom
5
3
Blossom
TV-PG
5
3
Starring:
Tiffani Thiessen, Leah Remini, Will Smith, Joely Fisher, A. J. Langer, James Marsden, Neil Patrick Harris
Directed By:
Zane Buzby, Bill Bixby, Ted Wass, Gil Junger, Peter Baldwin
Intelligence
5
3
Intelligence
TV-MA
5
3
Role:
Jerry Bernstein
The Single Guy
5
3
The Single Guy
5
3
Role:
 Dr. Ross Geller / ... (uncredited) 2 episodes, 1995-1997
Starring:
Julie Benz, Donal Logue, Kristin Davis, Jack Black, Mariska Hargitay, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Don Rickles
Directed By:
Linda Day, Max Tash, Alan Myerson, Pamela Fryman, Kim Friedman
Joey
6
4
Joey
TV-14
6
4
Starring:
Carmen Electra, Kelly Preston, Alan Thicke, Bob Odenkirk, Jennifer Coolidge, Drea de Matteo, Betty White
Directed By:
Kevin Bright, Gary Halvorson, Andrew D. Weyman, Sheldon Epps, Peter Bonerz
Monty
2
3
Monty
2
3
Role:
Greg Richardson (13 episodes, 1994)
Starring:
Micky Dolenz, Jack Black, Jane Kaczmarek, Cynthia Nixon, Henry Winkler, David Krumholtz, Kate Burton
Directed By:
Robby Benson

Director

Nevermind Nirvana (2004)
9
3
Nevermind Nirvana
9
3
Starring:
Judy Greer, Martin Mull, Shaun Majumder, Shobu Kapoor, Kumar Pallana
Directed By:
David Schwimmer
Trust (2010)
16
7
Trust
R
16
7

Annie, a 14-years-old Chicago girl, gets fascinated by a teenager ‘Charlie’, she meets on the online chat-room. After months of chatting and talking on phone, when she meets him personally, he turns out to be a middle-aged man who then seduces her. When a friend discloses this, Annie’s stunned mother supports her while her father is determined to get the sexual predator. 

Starring:
Jason Clarke, Clive Owen, Viola Davis, Catherine Keener, Liana Liberato
Directed By:
David Schwimmer
Run Fatboy Run (2007)
21
11
Run Fatboy Run
PG-13
21
11

Five years ago on their wedding day Dennis ran away from Libby, at that time pregnant with his child.  Now he realizes his mistake and wants to win her back.  But she now has a relationship with Whit, who is successful, but arrogant. Although out of shape, Dennis decides to run the Nike River Marathon not only to impress Libby, but also his son Jake.  

Starring:
David Walliams, Peter Serafinowicz, Hank Azaria, Stephen Merchant, Dylan Moran, Thandie Newton, Iddo Goldberg
Directed By:
David Schwimmer
Americana (2004)
5
4
Americana
5
4
Starring:
Alyson Hannigan, Michael Landes, Colin Ferguson, Joanna Canton, Claire Coffee
Directed By:
David Schwimmer
Since You've Been Gone (1998)
5
4
Since You've Been Gone
R
5
4
Starring:
Jon Stewart, Lara Flynn Boyle, Liev Schreiber, Marisa Tomei, Jennifer Grey, Molly Ringwald, Joey Slotnick
Directed By:
David Schwimmer
New Car Smell (2005)
3
4
New Car Smell
3
4
Starring:
Dave Attell, Brooke Shields, Christopher McDonald, Marshall Manesh, Brent Huff
Directed By:
David Schwimmer

Animation Movies

Madagascar (2005)
17
7
Madagascar
TV-PG
17
7

Marty the zebra, Alex the lion, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippopotamus are best friends at New York's Central Park Zoo. Marty yearns for a life in the wilderness. His attempt to escape the zoo eventually lands the four on a ship en route to Africa. However, when the ship capsizes, they land in Madagascar and now have to learn to survive in the wild.

 

Role:
Melman (voice)
Starring:
Ben Stiller, Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chris Rock
Directed By:
Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
11
5
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
TV-PG
11
5

An animated comedy, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted is the third film in the series and showcases four animals still trying to get back to their home in Central Park Zoo of New York. In this instalment, Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman join a travelling circus in Europe, all the while trying to evade capture by an overzealous animal control officer.

Role:
Melman (voice)
Starring:
Jessica Chastain, Frances McDormand, Vinnie Jones, Martin Short, Paz Vega, Ben Stiller, Chris Rock
Directed By:
Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
11
6
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
TV-PG
11
6

In their attempt to fly back to New York City aboard the rickety airplane, the Madagascar animals run out of fuel and crash-land in Africa, where Alex is reunited with his parents. However, the zoo-lion disappoints his father being unable to complete the rite of passage, while his homesick friends eagerly wait for the penguins to fix the plane.

Role:
Melman (voice)
Starring:
Al Roker, Bernie Mac, Zachary Gordon, Alec Baldwin, Ben Stiller, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jada Pinkett Smith
Directed By:
Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
Merry Madagascar (2009)
6
3
Merry Madagascar
6
3
Role:
Melman (voice)
Starring:
Jim Cummings, Willow Smith, Carl Reiner, Nina Dobrev, Ben Stiller, Cedric the Entertainer, Chris Rock
Directed By:
David Soren
Madly Madagascar (2013)
5
3
Madly Madagascar
5
3
Role:
Melman (voice)
Starring:
Taraji P. Henson, Ben Stiller, Cedric the Entertainer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chris Rock
Directed By:
David Soren

Special Appearance/Cameo

Run Fatboy Run (2007)
13
7
Run Fatboy Run
PG-13
13
7

Five years ago on their wedding day Dennis ran away from Libby, at that time pregnant with his child.  Now he realizes his mistake and wants to win her back.  But she now has a relationship with Whit, who is successful, but arrogant. Although out of shape, Dennis decides to run the Nike River Marathon not only to impress Libby, but also his son Jake.  

Role:
Man Handing Dennis a Beer During Race (uncredited)
Starring:
David Walliams, Peter Serafinowicz, Hank Azaria, Stephen Merchant, Dylan Moran, Thandie Newton, Iddo Goldberg
Directed By:
David Schwimmer
Love & Sex (2000)
6
4
Love & Sex
R
6
4
Role:
Jehovah's Witness (uncredited)
Starring:
Famke Janssen, Jon Favreau, Ann Magnuson, Noah Emmerich
Directed By:
Valerie Breiman