This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

List of Dick Van Patten Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Soylent Green (1973)
13
2
Soylent Green
TV-MA
13
2

Soylent Green is a dystopian thriller film which takes us to a future where the world is suffering from the greenhouse effect as well as overpopulation. The story revolves around a detective investigating the murder of the CEO of a big company. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Fleischer
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson, Joseph Cotten, Chuck Connors, Brock Peters, Leigh Taylor-Young
2. Charly (1968)
12
2
Charly
PG
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ralph Nelson
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Cliff Robertson, Leon Janney, Claire Bloom, Ruth White, Lilia Skala
3. Westworld (1973)
13
2
Westworld
PG
13
2

At the innovative high-tech amusement park, ‘Westworld,’ rich patrons pay to experience their fantasies through life-like robots. Two friends, Blaine and Martin, arrive at the park to enjoy wild actions of West with gunslinger robots. But when the park’s computer system develops fault, Blaine and Martin find their vacation turning into nightmare as they are stalked by the indestructible, menacing gunslinger robot.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Western, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
James Brolin, Majel Barrett, Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, Norman Bartold, Alan Oppenheimer
5. Spaceballs (1987)
12
2
Spaceballs
PG
12
2

After carelessly wasting their atmospheric air, Planet Spaceball’s crooked President Scroob decides to force neighboring Planet Druidia’s King Roland to share their atmosphere by ordering Dark Helmet to kidnap Roland’s daughter, Princess Vespa, on her wedding day. But space-pilot Lone Starr and his loyal half-man/half-dog ‘Barf’ come to help her. They need super powers of ‘The Schwartz’ to save Druidia. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Comedy
6. Joe Kidd (1972)
11
2
Joe Kidd
PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Sturges
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Clint Eastwood, Robert Duvall, John Saxon, Don Stroud, Stella Garcia
7. Snowball Express (1972)
11
2
Snowball Express
G
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Norman Tokar
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Keenan Wynn, Harry Morgan, Nancy Olson, Mary Wickes, Dean Jones
8. Treasure of Matecumbe (1976)
11
2
Treasure of Matecumbe
G
11
2

Treasure of Matecumbe is an adventure film, which takes us to 1869 Kentucky, post the American Civil War. The film revolves around David Burnie, a young boy, who sets out to find a treasure chest, along with his friends. The chest was hidden by late father in the Florida Everglades during the War.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Vincent McEveety
Genres:
Western, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Jane Wyatt, Peter Ustinov, Vic Morrow, Joan Hackett, Robert Foxworth
9. Freaky Friday (1976)
11
2
Freaky Friday
G
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Harold Jennings
Director:
Gary Nelson
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Jodie Foster, John Astin, Barbara Harris, Patsy Kelly
10. Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
13
2
Robin Hood: Men in Tights
PG-13
13
2

Captured during the Crusades, Robin Hood escapes and returns to England, which is now run by Prince John in the absence of King Richard. He leads a rebellion when he learns that John killed his family and snatched his estate, but soon draws the attention of Maid Marian, who is seeking a man to open her chastity belt.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Dave Chappelle, Isaac Hayes, Patrick Stewart, Mel Brooks, Richard Lewis, Amy Yasbeck, Cary Elwes
11. Dirty Little Billy (1972)
11
2
Dirty Little Billy
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Stan Dragoti
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Nick Nolte, Richard Evans, Charles Aidman, Michael J. Pollard, Lee Purcell
12. Making It (1971)
11
2
Making It
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Erman
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
John Fiedler, David Doyle, Carol Arthur, Bob Balaban
13. The Strongest Man in the World (1975)
10
2
The Strongest Man in the World
G
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Vincent McEveety
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Kurt Russell, Phil Silvers, Cesar Romero, Eve Arden, Joe Flynn
14. Gus (1976)
10
2
Gus
G
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Vincent McEveety
Genres:
Comedy, Sport, Family
Star Cast:
Don Knotts, Tom Bosley, Ed Asner, Bob Crane, Edward Asner, Tim Conway, Gary Grimes
15. Zachariah (1971)
10
2
Zachariah
PG
10
2

Inspired by the 1922 novel ‘Siddhartha` by Hermann Hesse, this Western musical film is about Zachariah, who accidentally kills a man, after he orders a gun, and gets a little too adventurous. The film revolves around him and his friend Matthew, who journey through the American West. 

As:
Cast
Director:
George Englund
Genres:
Musical, Drama, Comedy, Western
Star Cast:
Don Johnson, Joe Walsh, John Rubinstein, Patricia Quinn, Country Joe and the Fish, Elvin Jones
16. The Shaggy D.A. (1976)
10
2
The Shaggy D.A.
G
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Stevenson
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Keenan Wynn, John Fiedler, Suzanne Pleshette, Dean Jones, Tim Conway
17. Violent Midnight (1963)
10
2
Violent Midnight
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Police Lt. Palmer
Director:
Richard Hilliard
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Shepperd Strudwick, Lee Philips, Jean Hale, Lorraine Rogers
18. The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)
9
2
The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking
G
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Annakin
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Musical, Family
Star Cast:
Eileen Brennan, Dennis Dugan, Tami Erin, David Seaman
19. Superdad (1973)
9
2
Superdad
G
9
2

Charlie McCready does not approve of his daughter Wendy’s friends, especially her boyfriend Bart and to keep her away from him he tricks her into believing that she has won a full scholarship to his alma mater, Huntington College. On discovering the truth, she decides to get even and becomes engaged to a hippie artist named Klutch.

As:
Cast
Director:
Vincent McEveety
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Ed Begley Jr., Kurt Russell, Bob Crane, Barbara Rush, Joe Flynn, Kathleen Cody
21. Lunch Wagon (1981)
9
2
Lunch Wagon
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ernest Pintoff
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Rosanne Katon, James Van Patten, Pamela Jean Bryant, Rick Podell
23. Beware! The Blob (1972)
7
1
Beware! The Blob
GP
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Horror
Star Cast:
Cindy Williams, Larry Hagman, Shelley Berman, Robert Walker Jr., Gwynne Gilford, Richard Stahl
24. Angel on Abbey Street (1999)
13
3
Angel on Abbey Street
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Preacher
Director:
Jed Nolan
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Bruce A. Young, Christopher Michael Moore, Katelin Petersen, Tom Groenwald
25. Freezerburn (2005)
11
2
Freezerburn
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Melissa Balin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Hal Linden, Melody Thomas Scott, Edoardo Ballerini, Rachel Hunter
26. Going to the Chapel (1988)
11
2
Going to the Chapel
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Lynch
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Ratzenberger, Cloris Leachman, Michele Greene, Mark Linn-Baker
27. For Goodness Sake II (1996)
10
2
For Goodness Sake II
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Trey Parker
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Steve Landesberg, Leonardo Alexander, Robert Almodovar
28. The Sure Hand of God (2004)
10
2
The Sure Hand of God
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Kolko
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jennifer Morrison, Daniel Roebuck, Gail O'Grady, Bitty Schram
29. A Dangerous Place (1994)
9
2
A Dangerous Place
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jerry P. Jacobs
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Corey Feldman, Ted Jan Roberts, Mako, Erin Gray, Marshall R. Teague
30. Final Embrace (1992)
9
2
Final Embrace
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Larch
Director:
Oley Sassone
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Robert Rusler, Nancy Valen, Linda Dona, Dee McCafferty
31. Big Brother Trouble (2000)
7
1
Big Brother Trouble
G
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Captain Stacey
Director:
Ralph E. Portillo
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Family, Sport
Star Cast:
Mario Lopez, Bo Hopkins, Michal Suchánek, Shad Hart
33. Evasive Action (1998)
7
1
Evasive Action
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Jerry P. Jacobs
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Roy Scheider, Dorian Harewood, Ray Wise, DeLane Matthews
34. Quiet Kill (2004)
6
1
Quiet Kill
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Jones
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Romance
Star Cast:
Danica McKellar, James Van Patten, Ron Perlman, Claudia Christian
35. Body Trouble (1992)
5
1
Body Trouble
R
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Max
Director:
Bill Milling
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
James Hong, Frank Gorshin, Priscilla Barnes, Marty Rackham
36. Groom Lake (2002)
4
1
Groom Lake
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Irv Barnett
Director:
William Shatner
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Horror
Star Cast:
William Shatner, Dan Gauthier, Amy Acker, Tom Towles
37. The Price of Air (2000)
3
1
The Price of Air
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Rye
Director:
Josh Evans
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Michelle Phillips, Alexis Arquette, Michael Madsen, Badja Djola

TV Movie(s)

38. Acts of Love and Other Comedies (1973)
15
3
Acts of Love and Other Comedies
15
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Dwight Hemion
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Gene Wilder, Joseph Bologna, Art Garfunkel, Jean Stapleton, Marlo Thomas
39. High Powder (1982)
13
3
High Powder
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Reed
Director:
Michael Ray Rhodes
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Ralph Macchio, Timothy Van Patten, James Van Patten, Sherry Hursey
41. The Crooked Hearts (1972)
11
2
The Crooked Hearts
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jay Sandrich
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Maureen O'Sullivan, Rosalind Russell, Ross Martin,
42. The Midnight Hour (1985)
11
2
The Midnight Hour
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jack Bender
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Macaulay Culkin, Lee Montgomery, Shari Belafonte, LeVar Burton, Peter DeLuise
43. Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker (1979)
10
2
Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herb Thurston
Director:
Ted Post
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Craig T. Nelson, Katherine Helmond, Dominique Dunne, Katy Kurtzman
44. The Hoboken Chicken Emergency (1984)
10
2
The Hoboken Chicken Emergency
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Baldwin
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Alice Ghostley, Gabe Kaplan, Benny Baker, Richard Deacon, Hamilton Camp, Keene Curtis
46. Ladies of the Corridor (1975)
15
3
Ladies of the Corridor
15
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Stevens
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jane Wyatt, Cloris Leachman, Mabel Albertson, Barbara Baxley
47. Charo and the Sergeant (1976)
15
3
Charo and the Sergeant
15
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Chaplain
Director:
John Rich
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tom Lester, Noam Pitlik, Charo,
48. Picnic (1986)
11
2
Picnic
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Howard Bevans
Director:
Marshall W. Mason
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gregory Harrison, Rue McClanahan, Dana Hill
49. Young Love (1974)
10
2
Young Love
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Norman Tokar
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Meredith Baxter, Alan Oppenheimer, Brenda Sykes, Michael Burns
50. 14 Going on 30 (1988)
10
2
14 Going on 30
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Schneider
Genres:
Romance, Family, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Alan Thicke, Patrick Duffy, Ahmet Zappa, Irene Tedrow
51. Eight Is Enough: A Family Reunion (1987)
10
2
Eight Is Enough: A Family Reunion
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Bradford
Director:
Harry Harris
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam Rich, Willie Aames, Dianne Kay, Grant Goodeve
52. Jake Spanner, Private Eye (1989)
10
2
Jake Spanner, Private Eye
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Lee H. Katzin
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Ernest Borgnine, Robert Mitchum, John Mitchum, James Mitchum, Richard Yniguez
53. The Odd Couple: Together Again (1993)
10
2
The Odd Couple: Together Again
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Klane
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Debra Jo Rupp, Jack Klugman, Tony Randall, Barbara Barrie, Toni Kalem
54. An Eight Is Enough Wedding (1989)
10
2
An Eight Is Enough Wedding
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Bradford
Director:
Stan Lathan
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam Rich, Willie Aames, Lani O'Grady, Grant Goodeve
55. A Mouse, a Mystery and Me (1987)
10
2
A Mouse, a Mystery and Me
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Randy Bradshaw
Genres:
Mystery, Family
Star Cast:
Lloyd Bochner, Bobby Becken, Darcy Marta, Dinah Gaston
56. Another Pretty Face (2002)
10
2
Another Pretty Face
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Levi Downs
Director:
Ray Vega
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Perry King, Mel Harris, Richard Riehle, Julie Ann Emery
57. Combat High (1986)
9
2
Combat High
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Neal Israel
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
George Clooney, John Ratzenberger, Wallace Langham, Keith Gordon, Dana Hill, Elya Baskin
58. The Santa Trap (2002)
6
1
The Santa Trap
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Santa Claus
Director:
John Shepphird
Genres:
Family, Drama, Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adrienne Barbeau, Stacy Keach, Robert Hays, Shelley Long

Animation(s)

The Christmas Conspiracy (2008)
The Christmas Conspiracy
As:
Cast
Director:
Jennifer Clary
Genres:
Animation, Family, Short
Star Cast:
Christian Kane, Josh Blandford, Sarah Blandford, Jennifer Clary
Heidi in the Mountains (1975)
Heidi in the Mountains
As:
Cast
Director:
Isao Takahata
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Drama, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Janet Waldo, Vic Perrin, Jacquelyn Hyde, Randi Kiger
Nutcracker Fantasy (1979)
Nutcracker Fantasy
G
As:
Cast
Director:
Takeo Nakamura
Genres:
Fantasy, Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Eva Gabor, Christopher Lee, Melissa Gilbert, Michele Lee, Lurene Tuttle, Jo Anne Worley

TV Shows and Videos

Mama (1949)
Mama
As:
Cast
Role:
Nels Hansen / ... (9 episodes, 1949-1956)
Genres:
Family, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Inger Stevens, Peggy Wood, Robin Morgan, Judson Laire
Young Dr. Malone (1958)
Young Dr. Malone
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
William Prince, Augusta Dabney, John Connell, Judson Laire
Banyon (1971)
Banyon
As:
Cast
Director:
Theodore J. Flicker, Daniel Haller, Lawrence Dobkin, Charles S. Dubin, Marvin J. Chomsky
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Teri Garr, Tom Bosley, Jack Klugman, Robert Forster, Richard Jaeckel, Joan Blondell, Julie Gregg
Buckle Up (1987)
Buckle Up
As:
Cast
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Alyssa Milano, Peter Scolari, Charles Shaughnessy, Richard Cummings Jr., Melissa Sue Anderson
Thicker Than Water (1973)
Thicker Than Water
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Richard Long, Julie Harris, Stanley Adams, Jill Jaress, Jim Connell
Hot L Baltimore (1975)
Hot L Baltimore
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
James Cromwell, Al Freeman Jr., Richard Masur, Conchata Ferrell, Jeannie Linero
The Brian Keith Show (1972)
The Brian Keith Show
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Pat Morita, Redd Foxx, Brian Keith, Shelley Fabares, Roger Bowen
When Things Were Rotten (1975)
When Things Were Rotten
As:
Cast
Role:
Friar Tuck (13 episodes, 1975)
Director:
Peter H. Hunt, Coby Ruskin, Joshua Shelley
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Sid Caesar, Dudley Moore, Mel Brooks, Bernie Kopell, Dick Gautier
Adam's Rib (1973)
Adam's Rib
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Blythe Danner, Madeline Kahn, Ron Rifkin, Ken Howard, Norman Bartold
The Tony Randall Show (1976)
The Tony Randall Show
As:
Cast
Director:
Alan Myerson, James Burrows, Tony Mordente, Michael Zinberg, Jay Sandrich
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Keaton, Tony Randall, Rachel Roberts, Devon Scott, Barney Martin
The Governor & J.J. (1969)
The Governor & J.J.
As:
Cast
Director:
Alan Rafkin, George Tyne, Lee Philips, Leonard Stern, Jay Sandrich
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alexis Smith, Doris Day, Scatman Crothers, Julie Sommars, Dan Dailey, James T. Callahan, Neva Patterson
The Partners (1971)
The Partners
As:
Cast
Role:
Sgt. Nelson Higgenbottom (19 episodes, 1971-1972)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
May Britt, John Doucette, Don Adams, Robert Karvelas
Rags to Riches (1987)
Rags to Riches
As:
Cast
Director:
Bruce Seth Green, Michael Switzer, Michael Lange, Daniel T. Cahn
Genres:
Musical, Family, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Bill Maher, Edd Byrnes, Danny Bonaduce, Joseph Bologna, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Blanca De Garr, Kimiko Gelman
'Weird Al' Yankovic: Smells Like Nirvana (1992)
'Weird Al' Yankovic: Smells Like Nirvana
As:
Cast
Director:
Jay Levey
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Tony Hawk, 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Steve Jay, Jon Schwartz
CPO Sharkey (1976)
CPO Sharkey
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Baldwin, Mel Ferber, Russ Petranto
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Don Rickles, Harrison Page, Peter Isacksen, Jeff Hollis, David Landsberg
Sierra (1974)
Sierra
As:
Cast
Genres:
Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Joyce Bulifant, Jack Hogan, Michael Warren, Ernest Thompson
What's Happening!! (1976)
What's Happening!!
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alice Ghostley, Sorrell Booke, Alan Oppenheimer, Haywood Nelson
WIOU (1990)
WIOU
As:
Cast
Director:
Bethany Rooney, John Heath, Mark Tinker, Miles Watkins
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Rosie Perez, Fran Drescher, Helen Shaver, John Shea, Harris Yulin, Phil Morris
The Don Rickles Show (1972)
The Don Rickles Show
As:
Cast
Director:
Hy Averback
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bob Newhart, Don Rickles, Barry Gordon
Chopper One (1974)
Chopper One
As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Nick Nolte, France Nuyen, Jim McMullan, Lou Frizzell, Dirk Benedict
Too Close for Comfort (1980)
Too Close for Comfort
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Christopher Morley, Ted Knight, Nancy Dussault, Jim J. Bullock
McGee and Me! (1989)
McGee and Me!
As:
Cast
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Vaughn Taylor, Terry Bozeman, Ken C. Johnson, Joseph Dammann
Gibbsville (1976)
Gibbsville
As:
Cast
Director:
Alexander Singer, Gene Levitt, Harry Harris, Alf Kjellin, Don McDougall
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Joan Collins, Jane Wyatt, Bob Crane, Alan Young, Bert Remsen, Gig Young, John Savage
Sarah's Choice (2009)
Sarah's Choice
As:
Cast
Role:
Rev. Al Smith
Director:
Chad Kapper
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Staci Keanan, Rebecca St. James, Andrea Logan White, Brad Stine
Demolition High (1996)
Demolition High
R
As:
Cast
Role:
General Wainwright
Director:
Jim Wynorski
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Alan Thicke, Corey Haim, Jeff Kober, Melissa Brasselle
Demolition University (1997)
Demolition University
As:
Cast
Director:
Kevin Tenney
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Corey Haim, Laraine Newman, Todd Allen, Ami Dolenz