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List of Denis Leary Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Sandlot (1993)
14
2
The Sandlot
PG
14
2

Shy Scotty Smalls moves to San Fernando Valley and joins a local baseball team. He and his friends go on adventures throughout the town. The gang, however, runs into trouble when Scotty borrows a ball signed by Babe Ruth without his stepfather’s knowledge and it goes over a fence protected by a huge dog.  

As:
Cast
Director:
David Mickey Evans
Genres:
Sport, Family, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
James Earl Jones, Marley Shelton, Art LaFleur, Chauncey Leopardi
2. Blow (2001)
14
2
Blow
R
14
2

Blow follows the life cocaine smuggler George Jung who, when young, saw his family struggle with financial difficulties and decided to never suffer the same way himself. He deals in marijuana and later cocaine and becomes rich. However, eventually he has to face the consequences of his deeds, and they are not just legal ramifications. 

As:
Producer
Director:
Ted Demme
Genres:
Crime, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Ray Liotta, Emma Roberts, Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Penélope Cruz, Franka Potente, Rachel Griffiths
3. Denis Leary: No Cure for Cancer (1993)
13
4
Denis Leary: No Cure for Cancer
TV-MA
13
4
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Ted Demme
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Chris Phillips, Adam Roth
4. The Ref (1994)
19
2
The Ref
R
19
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Gus
Director:
Ted Demme
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Kevin Spacey, Christine Baranski, Judy Davis, Glynis Johns, Robert J. Steinmiller Jr.
5. Wag the Dog (1997)
13
2
Wag the Dog
R
13
2

A sex scandal that is about to expose the president at an inopportune time of pre-election period jeopardizes the president’s chances of being re-elected. Political consultant, Conrad Brean, and Hollywood producer, Stanley Motss, are appointed to contrive a war in Albania to divert the media attention away from the scandal and towards the fake war that projects the president as a hero. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Fad King
Director:
Barry Levinson
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
6. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
12
3
The Amazing Spider-Man
PG-13
12
3

In this reboot of the superhero series, teenager Peter Parker discovers information about his father's cross-species genetics research. While investigating Oscorp, where his father worked with scientist Dr. Curt Connors, he is bitten by a genetically-altered spider and gains spider-like powers. As Spider-Man, he must evaluate his relationship with crush Gwen Stacy and confront Connors' alter-ego, The Lizard.

As:
Cast
Role:
Captain Stacy
Director:
Marc Webb
Genres:
Adventure, Action
7. Suicide Kings (1997)
11
2
Suicide Kings
R
11
2

Suicide Kings is a crime drama mystery film which tells the story of four individuals who kidnap a respected Mafia boss Charlie in order to pay the ransom for another unrelated kidnapping. However, soon they begin to suspect that one among them may be involved in the first kidnapping.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lono Veccio
Director:
Peter O'Fallon
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, Johnny Galecki, Jeremy Sisto, Mark Watson, Nina Siemaszko, Jay Della
9. The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)
11
2
The Thomas Crown Affair
R
11
2

Seeking thrills, billionaire Thomas Crown steals a Monet painting from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. However, when he donates a Pissarro to fill the empty space of the Monet, he falls under the suspicion of investigator Catherine Banning. While investigating him, the two begin a passionate affair, and loyalties are put to test. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Michael McCann
Director:
John McTiernan
Genres:
Crime, Romance, Thriller
Star Cast:
10. Draft Day (2014)
12
3
Draft Day
PG-13
12
3

Draft Day is a sports drama film, which tells the story of Sonny Weaver, General Manager of the Cleveland Browns, who trades his number one pick to rebuild his team, at the NFL Draft. However, he is unsure whether he has made the right choice for himself and his team. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Sport
11. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
11
2
The Amazing Spider-Man 2
PG-13
11
2

Peter Parker is busy fighting petty criminals and despite his feelings for Gwen Stacy, decides to end their relationship to keep his promise to her late father. His friend Harry inherits his father's company Oscorp, as well as a genetic disease that eventually turns him into the Green Goblin, while the mysterious Electro emerges to threaten the city.

As:
Cast
Director:
Marc Webb
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action
13. Demolition Man (1993)
11
2
Demolition Man
R
11
2

In 1996, police officer John Spartan and crime lord Simon Phoenix are cryogenically frozen after the former blows up a building to capture the latter, allegedly killing hostages. In 2032, Phoenix escapes while thawed for parole hearing and goes on rampage in a futuristic pacifist city, prompting Lieutenant Lenina Huxley to thaw Spartan and ask for help.

As:
Cast
Director:
Marco Brambilla
Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller, Sci-Fi
14. True Crime (1999)
10
2
True Crime
R
10
2

True Crime is a mystery thriller film which tells the story of a journalist who is assigned to cover the case of Frank, a convicted murderer. He soon comes to know that Frank might be innocent. However, he has only a few hours to save him before he is executed. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Bob Findley
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Clint Eastwood, James Woods, Lucy Liu, Isaiah Washington, LisaGay Hamilton
15. Monument Ave. (1998)
10
2
Monument Ave.
R
10
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Bobby O'Grady
Director:
Ted Demme
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
16. The MatchMaker (1997)
9
2
The MatchMaker
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Joffe
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Janeane Garofalo, Milo O'Shea, Rosaleen Linehan, David O'Hara
17. The Secret Lives of Dentists (2002)
9
2
The Secret Lives of Dentists
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Slater
Director:
Alan Rudolph
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Susie Essman, Campbell Scott, Robin Tunney, Hope Davis
18. Small Soldiers (1998)
10
2
Small Soldiers
PG-13
10
2

A toy company programs their2 sets of toys, ‘The Commando Elite’ and ‘The Gorgonites,’ with military technology that is used for steering missiles, enabling the toys to move and talk. In a suburban community, the two cliques acquire thinking capacity and creating their own weapons, the Commando Elite set out to destroy the peaceful Gorgonites, consequently putting the neighborhood humans in danger. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Gil Mars
Director:
Joe Dante
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Family
19. Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
10
2
Loaded Weapon 1
PG-13
10
2

The satirical film features about-to-retire LAPD detective Wes Luger and worn-out cop Jack Colt who follow a trail of cookie crumbs to solve Luger’s former-partner’s murder. The trail leads them to Wilderness Girls cookie factory and mastermind Vietnam War veteran General Mortars and Jigsaw, who conspire to mix hard drug in cookies. The two must stop them before it is too late.

As:
Cast
Director:
Gene Quintano
Genres:
Crime, Action, Comedy
22. Final (2001)
10
4
Final
R
10
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Bill Tyler
Director:
Campbell Scott
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Marin Hinkle, J.C. MacKenzie, Hope Davis, Jim Gaffigan
25. Who's the Man? (1993)
8
2
Who's the Man?
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ted Demme
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Terrence Howard, Busta Rhymes, Bernie Mac, Ed Lover, Doctor Dré, Badja Djola, Cheryl 'Salt' James
27. Strictly Business (1991)
8
2
Strictly Business
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Kevin Hooks, Rolando Hudson
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Halle Berry, Sam Rockwell, Samuel L. Jackson, Tommy Davidson, David Marshall Grant
28. Two If by Sea (1996)
9
2
Two If by Sea
R
9
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Francis 'Frank' O'Brien
Director:
Bill Bennett
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Romance
Star Cast:
Sandra Bullock, Yaphet Kotto, Mike Starr, Stephen Dillane
29. Gunmen (1993)
9
2
Gunmen
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Armor O'Malley
Director:
Deran Sarafian
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Patrick Stewart, Mario Van Peebles, Kadeem Hardison, Christopher Lambert
30. Operation Dumbo Drop (1995)
7
1
Operation Dumbo Drop
PG
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. David Poole
Director:
Simon Wincer
Genres:
War, Adventure, Action, Family, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Danny Glover, Ray Liotta, Doug E. Doug, Corin Nemec
31. Do Not Disturb (1999)
9
1
Do Not Disturb
R
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Simon
Director:
Dick Maas
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Jennifer Tilly, William Hurt, Michael Chiklis, Francesca Brown
32. Bad Boy (2002)
7
1
Bad Boy
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Doug 'Dawg' Munford
Director:
Victoria Hochberg
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Alex Borstein, Elizabeth Hurley, Mia Cottet, NiCole Robinson
33. Inside Out (2010)
12
2
Inside Out
12
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Jim O'Doherty
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Robert Clohessy, Michael Boatman, Bruce Altman, Kevin Chapman, Lauren Francesca
34. Denis Leary: Lock 'N Load (1997)
11
2
Denis Leary: Lock 'N Load
R
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Ted Demme
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Janeane Garofalo, Richard Nixon, Chris Phillips, Adam Roth
35. Kiss My A$$ with Denis Leary (2012)
11
2
Kiss My A$$ with Denis Leary
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Denis
Director:
Bryan Reisberg
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Stuart Kiczek
36. Burn (2012)
11
3
Burn
11
3
As:
Producer
Director:
Tom Putnam, Brenna Sanchez
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Donald Austin, Brendan Doogie Milewski, Craig Dougherty, Terrell Hardaway, Dennis Hunter
37. Exhibit A: Denis Leary vs. Bill Hicks (2007)
11
2
Exhibit A: Denis Leary vs. Bill Hicks
11
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself (archiveFootage)
Director:
Andy Gately
Genres:
Short, Comedy, Biography, Crime
Star Cast:
Bill Hicks,
38. Gary Gulman: It's About Time (2016)
10
2
Gary Gulman: It's About Time
10
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Gary Gulman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Gary Gulman
39. Denis Leary's Merry F#%$in' Christmas (2005)
10
2
Denis Leary's Merry F#%$in' Christmas
TV-MA
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Holly Goldberg Sloan, Matthew Diamond, David Wain
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Carmen Electra, Chris Elliott, Barenaked Ladies, Steve Bridges
40. Long Walk to Forever (1987)
10
2
Long Walk to Forever
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Newt
Director:
John A. Gallagher
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Dana Nathan
42. Comedy Central Roast of Jeff Foxworthy (2005)
9
2
Comedy Central Roast of Jeff Foxworthy
9
2
As:
Producer
Director:
John Fortenberry
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jeff Foxworthy, Nick Di Paolo, George W. Bush, Frank Anello, Steve Bridges
43. Lakeboat (2000)
9
2
Lakeboat
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
The Fireman
Director:
Joe Mantegna
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Charles Durning, Peter Falk, Joe Mantegna, Robert Forster
44. The Neon Bible (1995)
9
3
The Neon Bible
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Frank
Director:
Terence Davies
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Drake Bell, Gena Rowlands, Diana Scarwid, Jacob Tierney
45. Love Walked In (1997)
8
2
Love Walked In
R
8
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Jack Hanaway
Director:
Juan José Campanella
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Terence Stamp, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Danny Nucci, Michael Badalucco
46. Underworld (1996)
7
1
Underworld
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Johnny Crown / Johnny Alt
Director:
Roger Christian
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, Joe Mantegna, Annabella Sciorra, Larry Bishop

TV Movie(s)

51. Comics Come Home (1995)
13
3
Comics Come Home
13
3
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself - Host
Director:
Richard Diggins Buxenbaum
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Nick Di Paolo, Laura Kightlinger, Eddie Brill, Don Gavin
52. Red State Diaries (2005)
11
2
Red State Diaries
11
2
As:
Producer
Genres:
Reality-TV, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lewis Black
53. Bronx Warrants (2012)
10
2
Bronx Warrants
10
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Scott Ellis
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Godfrey, Josh Segarra, Maria Arcé, Shirley Rumierk, Andrew Schulz
54. Comedy Central Roast of Denis Leary (2003)
10
2
Comedy Central Roast of Denis Leary
TV-MA
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
John Fortenberry
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Steve Buscemi, Jeff Garlin, Sonya Rose Atkinson, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Jim Breuer
55. Denis Leary & Friends Presents: Douchbags & Donuts (2011)
10
2
Denis Leary & Friends Presents: Douchbags & Donuts
TV-MA
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Joe Perota, Susan Locke
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lenny Clarke, Adam Ferrara, Whitney Cummings
56. Fort Pit (2007)
10
2
Fort Pit
10
2
As:
Producer
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Viola Davis, James Badge Dale, David Call, Vince Cupone, Maryam Myika Day
57. Favorite Deadly Sins (1995)
8
2
Favorite Deadly Sins
R
8
2
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Jake
Director:
Denis Leary, David Jablin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Joe Mantegna, Andrew Dice Clay, Farrah Forke, Cassidy Rae
58. Comics Come Home 5 (1999)
5
1
Comics Come Home 5
5
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself - Host
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jon Stewart, Janeane Garofalo, Jim Breuer, Jay Mohr
59. Comics Come Home 3 (1997)
4
1
Comics Come Home 3
4
1
As:
Producer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Vernon Chatman, Arj Barker, Blaine Capatch, Greg Behrendt, Tony Camin

Animation(s)

Ice Age (2002)
Ice Age
TV-PG
Plot:

In a prehistoric Earth 20,000 years ago, all the animals are migrating south to find shelter from the approaching Ice Age. Following an attack by a Smilodon pack, an infant is separated from a tribe of Neanderthals and is being hunted by a sabertooth named Diego, but is rescued by Manny the mammoth and Sid the sloth.

As:
Cast
Role:
Diego (voice)
Director:
Carlos Saldanha, Chris Wedge
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy, Family, Animation
I Want My MTV (1996)
I Want My MTV
As:
Cast
Genres:
Animation, Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Donal Logue, Daisy Fuentes, Bill Bellamy, Stewart Copeland
A Bug's Life (1998)
A Bug's Life
G
Plot:

Flik, a resourceful wannabe inventor ant, accidentally destroys the pile of food his colony amassed as annual payment for marauding grasshoppers led by Hopper, who demands double compensation for the mishap. With the entire colony threatened, he sets out to recruit warrior bugs to fight with the grasshoppers, but only finds a group of inept Circus Bugs.

As:
Cast
Director:
John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton
Genres:
Family, Fantasy, Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
PG
Plot:

Feeling lonely as the woolly mammoths are starting a family, Sid the sloth adopts three huge eggs that he accidentally finds beneath ice. However, when a Tyrannosaurus rex, looking for her babies, takes Sid along into a dangerous underground world full of large animals, the rest of the herd join the one-eyed weasel Buck in a rescue adventure.

As:
Cast
Director:
Carlos Saldanha, Mike Thurmeier
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Action, Family, Adventure
Cosmic Scrat-tastrophe (2015)
Cosmic Scrat-tastrophe
G
As:
Cast
Role:
Diego (voice)
Director:
Mike Thurmeier, Galen T. Chu
Genres:
Short, Family, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)
Ice Age: The Meltdown
TV-PG
Plot:

The amazing adventures of Scrat, Manny, Diego and Sid continueswhen they try to escape a meltdown in this sequel. While Manny falls in love with a new character Ellie, Sid is abducted and narrowly escapes death. What continues is a laugh riot that sums up this second movie in the Ice Age franchise.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Diego (voice)
Director:
Carlos Saldanha
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Adventure, Animation, Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Ice Age: Continental Drift
PG
Plot:

Scrat's obsessive pursuit of the acorn causes continental break up leading to Manny, Diego, Sid and Granny separating from their family. They sail across the sea on their iceberg-turned-ship and come across cruel pirates headed by Captain Gutt who wants to enslave them. Will Manny and rest ever be reunited with their families?

As:
Cast
Director:
Steve Martino, Mike Thurmeier
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Family, Comedy, Animation
Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas (2011)
Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Role:
Diego (voice)
Director:
Karen Disher
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Family, Adventure, Fantasy, Short
Star Cast:
Queen Latifah, John Leguizamo, Ray Romano, Seann William Scott
Shorties Watchin' Shorties (2004)
Shorties Watchin' Shorties
TV-14
As:
Producer
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dane Cook, Nick Di Paolo, Patrice O'Neal, Christine Walters, Mike Birbiglia

TV Shows and Videos

Behind the B (2013)
Behind the B
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Narrator (3 episodes, 2013)
Genres:
Documentary, Sport
Star Cast:
Claude Julien, John Whitesides
Contest Searchlight (2002)
Contest Searchlight
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself (4 episodes, 2002)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lenny Clarke, Chris Phillips, Amber Gross, Michael Lombardi
Rescue Me Minisodes (2008)
Rescue Me Minisodes
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Tommy Gavin (unknown episodes)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Andrea Roth, Daniel Sunjata, Michael Lombardi, Steven Pasquale
Remote Control (1987)
Remote Control
As:
Writer
Director:
Dana Calderwood, Milton Lage, Scott Fishman
Genres:
Game-Show
Star Cast:
Colin Quinn, Ken Ober, Steve Treccase, Craig Vandenburgh, John Ten Eyck
Tonight with Jonathan Ross (1990)
Tonight with Jonathan Ross
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself / ... (2 episodes, 1992)
Genres:
Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Jonathan Ross, Tori Amos
Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (2015)
Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll
TV-MA
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Johnny Rock (20 episodes, 2015-2016)
Director:
Denis Leary
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Gillies, John Corbett, Campbell Scott, Elaine Hendrix
Ice Age Village (2013)
Ice Age Village
E10+
As:
Cast
Role:
Diego (voice)
Director:
Lisa Ortiz
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Diamond White, Tyler Merna
Ice Age 2: The Meltdown (2006)
Ice Age 2: The Meltdown
E10+
As:
Cast
Role:
Diego (voice)
Director:
Carlos Saldanha
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Queen Latifah, John Leguizamo, Ray Romano, Grey DeLisle, Jess Harnell, Jay Leno
Canterbury's Law (2008)
Canterbury's Law
As:
Producer
Director:
Timothy Busfield
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Aidan Quinn, Keith David, Julianna Margulies, Terry Kinney, Ben Shenkman
Saturday Zoo (1993)
Saturday Zoo
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Guest (7 episodes, 1993)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Steve Coogan, Mark Thomas, Rowland Rivron, Jonathan Ross