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List of Donald Glover Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Martian (2015)
42
12
The Martian
PG-13
42
12

Adapted from Andy Weir’s 2011 novel of the same name, the film portrays the struggle of an astronaut, Mark Watney, after he gets left behind by his crew who think he died in a powerful storm. He strives to survive on Mars and uses scientific wisdom to send signals to earth. Meanwhile a team of international scientists collaborate to bring him back to earth

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
2. Donald Glover: Weirdo (2012)
8
3
Donald Glover: Weirdo
8
3
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Shannon Hartman
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
3. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
33
13
Spider-Man: Homecoming
PG-13
33
13

Returning to his neighborhood after fighting alongside the Avengers, Peter Parker resumes his studies, as well as crime-fighting, but after his recklessness endangers public life, his mentor, Tony Stark, confiscates his high-tech suit. However, Peter has a lead on the mysterious supervillain Vulture, who has access to powerful Chitauri technology, and must pursue him on his own.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jon Watts
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action
4. The Muppets (2011)
10
4
The Muppets
TV-PG
10
4

Tex Richman, a materialistic oil tycoon, plans to take down the Muppet Theater to drill for oil. When ardent Muppet fan, Walter, his human-brother, Gary, and his girlfriend Mary learn about this, they search for the separated Muppets and help Kermit the Frog bring all Muppets together for ‘The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever’ to raise $10 million required to save their theater.

As:
Cast
Director:
James Bobin
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Musical, Comedy
5. Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
16
7
Solo: A Star Wars Story
PG-13
16
7

The movie follows the first adventure of the charismatic character of Han Solo from the Star Wars franchise. With the aide of Chewbacca and a young Lando Calrissian, Han must find a way to stop the criminals Dryden Vos, Beckett, and come to terms with his friend and romantic interest Qi'ra’s betrayal. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Lando Calrissian
Director:
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy, Action
6. The Lion King (2019)
11
5
The Lion King
U
11
5

Lion King Mufasa and Queen Sarabi rule over a huge forest in Africa. Their pride is their son, the lion cub Simba, whom they prepare to be the next king. However, Scar, Mufasa’s younger brother, schemes against Mufasa, and gets him killed. He makes Simba think that he is responsible for his father’s death, and Simba flees the kingdom. However, years later, he meets Nala, his childhood friend, who encourages him to return to his kingdom to avenge his father’s death and take what’s rightfully his.

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Simba
7. Mystery Team (2009)
6
3
Mystery Team
R
6
3

Mystery Team is a comedy crime film which tells the story of three best friends Jason, Charlie and Duncan, who have been solving crimes since childhood. The three young men get the chance of a lifetime when they are hired by a local woman to find the one who kiled her father.

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Jason
Director:
Dan Eckman
Genres:
Comedy, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Ellie Kemper, D.C. Pierson, Dominic Dierkes, Aubrey Plaza
8. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
6
4
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
PG
6
4

Eleven years old Alexander Cooper feels left out by his family. One bad day begins with a gum stuck in his hair, which is then followed by series of calamities. But besieged with their own problems, his parents and siblings have no time to offer sympathy and he starts wondering if bad things happen only to him. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Miguel Arteta
Genres:
Family, Comedy
9. The To Do List (2013)
6
4
The To Do List
R
6
4

Recent graduate and school valedictorian Brandy Klark feels that she needs to change her image and gain more experience, especially in ‘sex domain,’ before joining college in fall. So she charts out a ‘to do’ list of sexual activities to accomplish. Realizing that it is not that simple, she decides to recruit her friends and older sister to guide through her vital journey.

As:
Cast
Director:
Maggie Carey
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
10. Magic Mike XXL (2015)
6
4
Magic Mike XXL
R
6
4

A sequel to Magic Mike, the film features retired stripper Mike Lane, who meets old friends, the Kings of Tampa, after three years. Mike decides to join the troupe as they travel for one last performance at a stripping convention at Myrtle Beach. On the way as they stop at Jacksonville and Savannah, Mike revives old memories and enjoys some special moments.

As:
Cast
Director:
Gregory Jacobs
Genres:
Drama, Music, Comedy
11. The Lazarus Effect (2015)
5
4
The Lazarus Effect
PG-13
5
4

The Lazarus Effect is a sci-fi horror thriller film, which tells the story of scientists Frank and Zoe who develop a serum that is able to bring the dead back to life. When Zoe dies in an accident, Frank attempts to revive her using the serum. However, instead, he unleashes something dangerous.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Niko
Director:
David Gelb
Genres:
Horror, Sci-Fi, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Olivia Wilde, Evan Peters, Mark Duplass, Sarah Bolger, Evan Peters
12. Clapping for the Wrong Reasons (2013)
8
3
Clapping for the Wrong Reasons
8
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Hiro Murai
Genres:
Short, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Danielle Fishel, Abella Anderson, Chance the Rapper, Flying Lotus
13. I Am Tiger Woods (2009)
7
3
I Am Tiger Woods
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Tiger Woods
Director:
James Weaver
Genres:
Comedy, Short
14. Black Peter Pan (2006)
6
3
Black Peter Pan
6
3
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Peter Pan
Director:
Dan Eckman
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Fran Gillespie, Dan Gregor, Lou Perez, D.C. Pierson
15. Chicken and Futility (2014)
8
4
Chicken and Futility
8
4
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
The Boy
Director:
Donald Glover
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Steve Glover, Swank
16. Winner Takes All (1998)
4
3
Winner Takes All
R
4
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Daniel Zirilli
Genres:
Action, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
AMG, B-Real, Reegus Flenory, Flesh 'N' Bone

TV Shows

Jerry (2007)
9
1
Jerry
9
1
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Jerry
Director:
Dan Eckman
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dominic Dierkes, Meggie McFadden, D.C. Pierson
Atlanta
29
5
Atlanta
TV-MA
29
5
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Earnest 'Earn' Marks
Director:
Donald Glover, Hiro Murai
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Brian Tyree Henry, Lakeith Stanfield, Zazie Beetz, Mason Pike
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
National Spelling Bee (2006)
9
1
National Spelling Bee
9
1
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Judge
Director:
Dan Eckman
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dominic Dierkes, Meggie McFadden, D.C. Pierson
Childish Gambino: Sober (2015)
9
2
Childish Gambino: Sober
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Hero Boy
Director:
Hiro Murai
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Amber-Lauren Jones, Fizaa Dosani, Victor Aminger
Bro Rape: A Newsline Investigative Report (2006)
8
2
Bro Rape: A Newsline Investigative Report
8
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Bro Rapist
Director:
Dan Eckman
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Dominic Dierkes, Dan Gregor, Bobby Moynihan, D.C. Pierson
Girls Are Not to Be Trusted (2006)
8
2
Girls Are Not to Be Trusted
8
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Kevin / Belanie
Director:
Dan Eckman
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Dominic Dierkes, D.C. Pierson
Childish Gambino Feat. Problem: Sweatpants (2014)
8
2
Childish Gambino Feat. Problem: Sweatpants
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Hiro Murai
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Casey Ford Alexander, Ronnie Alvarez, D'Meetri, Lucas Di Medio
Childish Gambino: Telegraph Ave (2014)
8
2
Childish Gambino: Telegraph Ave
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Hiro Murai
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Jhene Aiko
Self Defense (2006)
8
2
Self Defense
8
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Mugger
Director:
Dan Eckman
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Dominic Dierkes, D.C. Pierson
Keyboard Kid (2006)
8
2
Keyboard Kid
8
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer, Voiceover
Director:
Dan Eckman
Genres:
Comedy, Short, Music
Star Cast:
Dominic Dierkes, Fran Gillespie
Comedy Central Presents
8
2
Comedy Central Presents
8
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Paul Miller, Ryan Polito, John Fortenberry
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Mike Birbiglia, Todd Barry, Lewis Black, Stephen Lynch, Maria Bamford
Childish Gambino: Bonfire (2011)
7
2
Childish Gambino: Bonfire
7
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Dan Eckman
Genres:
Short, Horror, Music
Childish Gambino: Heartbeat (2012)
7
2
Childish Gambino: Heartbeat
7
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Kyle Newacheck
Genres:
Short, Music
Community: Study Break
7
2
Community: Study Break
7
2
As:
Cast
Director:
David Seger
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Childish Gambino: Freaks and Geeks (2011)
7
2
Childish Gambino: Freaks and Geeks
7
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Dan Eckman
Genres:
Short, Music
Celebrity (2006)
7
2
Celebrity
7
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Cop
Director:
Dan Eckman
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dominic Dierkes, Meggie McFadden, D.C. Pierson
Bronx World Travelers
7
2
Bronx World Travelers
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Scoopy Brown
Director:
Ben Schwartz, Vincent Peone
Genres:
Comedy, Sport
Star Cast:
Ben Schwartz, Bobby Moynihan, Eugene Cordero, Jim Santangeli
Childish Gambino: Fire Fly (2012)
6
2
Childish Gambino: Fire Fly
6
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Genres:
Short, Music, Sci-Fi
Memory Loss (2007)
6
2
Memory Loss
6
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Alan Mortimer
Director:
Dan Eckman
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
D.C. Pierson
Emo Song (2007)
6
3
Emo Song
6
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer, Voiceover
Director:
Dan Eckman
Genres:
Comedy, Short, Music
Star Cast:
D.C. Pierson
Blowjob Girl (2007)
5
3
Blowjob Girl
5
3
As:
Producer, Writer
Director:
Dan Eckman
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Ellie Kemper, D.C. Pierson
Live at Gotham
5
3
Live at Gotham
5
3
As:
Writer
Director:
Manny Rodriguez
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
David Crowe, Eddie Pence, Christopher Titus
Don't Jerk Off to This (2009)
4
3
Don't Jerk Off to This
4
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Dan Eckman
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Dominic Dierkes, Dan Eckman, D.C. Pierson
Funny as Hell
2
3
Funny as Hell
2
3
As:
Writer
Director:
Dave Derewlany, Adam Brodie
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jon Dore

Narrator/Dubbing

Keyboard Kid (2006)
13
3
Keyboard Kid
13
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer, Voiceover
Role:
Jeffrey's Dad (voice)
Director:
Dan Eckman
Genres:
Comedy, Short, Music
Star Cast:
Dominic Dierkes, Fran Gillespie
Emo Song (2007)
9
4
Emo Song
9
4
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer, Voiceover
Role:
Emo Singer (voice)
Director:
Dan Eckman
Genres:
Comedy, Short, Music
Star Cast:
D.C. Pierson
The Lion King (2019)
5
2
The Lion King
U
5
2

Lion King Mufasa and Queen Sarabi rule over a huge forest in Africa. Their pride is their son, the lion cub Simba, whom they prepare to be the next king. However, Scar, Mufasa’s younger brother, schemes against Mufasa, and gets him killed. He makes Simba think that he is responsible for his father’s death, and Simba flees the kingdom. However, years later, he meets Nala, his childhood friend, who encourages him to return to his kingdom to avenge his father’s death and take what’s rightfully his.

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Simba (voice)

Director

Chicken and Futility (2014)
11
5
Chicken and Futility
11
5
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Donald Glover
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Steve Glover, Swank

Special appearance/Cameo

Moves: The Rise and Rise of the New Pornographers (2011)
10
5
Moves: The Rise and Rise of the New Pornographers
10
5
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Reporter (uncredited)
Director:
Tom Scharpling
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Paul Rudd, Bill Hader, John Oliver, Todd Barry, Wyatt Cenac, Kevin Corrigan, Esther Crow

Animation Movies

Community: Abed's Master Key (2012)
5
3
Community: Abed's Master Key
5
3
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Troy Barnes (voice)
Director:
Maya Fineberg
Genres:
Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Chevy Chase, Gillian Jacobs, Ken Jeong, Alison Brie, Yvette Nicole Brown

Donald Glover Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Atlanta Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy 2017
Primetime Emmy Awards
Atlanta Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series 2017
Atlanta Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series 2017
Grammy Awards
Winner Song of the Year 2019
Winner Record of the Year 2019
Winner Best Rap/Sung Performance 2019
Childish Gambino: This Is America Best Music Video 2019
Winner Best Traditional R&B Performance 2018
MTV Video Music Awards
Childish Gambino: This Is America Best Video with a Message 2018