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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

Directed By:
2. Donald Glover: Weirdo (2012)
9
3
Donald Glover: Weirdo
9
3
Role:
Himself
Directed By:
Shannon Hartman
3. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
34
13
Spider-Man: Homecoming
PG-13
34
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.

Directed By:
Jon Watts
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.

Directed By:
James Bobin
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. 

Role:
Lando Calrissian
Directed By:
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.

Role:
Simba
7. Guava Island (2019)
7
4
Guava Island
TV-MA
7
4

In order to help the residents of an island break free from their oppressed lives, a young musician organizes a music festival.

Role:
Deni Maroon
8. Mystery Team (2009)
7
3
Mystery Team
R
7
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.

Role:
Jason
Starring:
Ellie Kemper, D.C. Pierson, Dominic Dierkes, Aubrey Plaza
Directed By:
Dan Eckman
9. 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. 

Directed By:
Miguel Arteta
10. 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.

Starring:
Directed By:
Maggie Carey
11. 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.

Starring:
Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, Kevin Nash, Gabriel Iglesias, Elizabeth Banks, Joe Manganiello, Andie MacDowell
Directed By:
Gregory Jacobs
12. 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.  

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

TV Shows

Jerry (2007)
9
1
Jerry
9
1
Role:
Jerry
Starring:
Dominic Dierkes, Meggie McFadden, D.C. Pierson
Directed By:
Dan Eckman
Atlanta
29
5
Atlanta
TV-MA
29
5
Role:
Earnest 'Earn' Marks
Starring:
Brian Tyree Henry, Lakeith Stanfield, Zazie Beetz, Mason Pike
Directed By:
Donald Glover, Hiro Murai
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
Role:
Judge
Starring:
Dominic Dierkes, Meggie McFadden, D.C. Pierson
Directed By:
Dan Eckman
Community
85
15
Community
TV-PG
85
15
Starring:
Josh Holloway, James Brolin, Billy Zane, Lesley Ann Warren, Jonathan Banks, John Goodman, Malcolm McDowell
Directed By:
Childish Gambino: Sober (2015)
9
2
Childish Gambino: Sober
9
2
Role:
Hero Boy
Starring:
Amber-Lauren Jones, Fizaa Dosani, Victor Aminger
Directed By:
Hiro Murai
Bro Rape: A Newsline Investigative Report (2006)
8
2
Bro Rape: A Newsline Investigative Report
8
2
Role:
Bro Rapist
Starring:
Dominic Dierkes, Dan Gregor, Bobby Moynihan, D.C. Pierson
Directed By:
Dan Eckman
Girls Are Not to Be Trusted (2006)
8
2
Girls Are Not to Be Trusted
8
2
Role:
Kevin / Belanie
Starring:
Dominic Dierkes, D.C. Pierson
Directed By:
Dan Eckman
30 Rock
44
9
30 Rock
TV-14
44
9
Starring:
Jon Bon Jovi, Brian Dennehy, Matthew Broderick, John Lithgow, Christopher Walken, Jane Krakowski, Margaret Cho
Directed By:
Childish Gambino Feat. Problem: Sweatpants (2014)
8
2
Childish Gambino Feat. Problem: Sweatpants
8
2
Starring:
Casey Ford Alexander, Ronnie Alvarez, D'Meetri, Lucas Di Medio
Directed By:
Hiro Murai
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
13
3
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
TV-14
13
3
Starring:
Amy Poehler, Louis C.K., Abe Vigoda, Sacha Baron Cohen, Benjamin Bratt, Will Ferrell, Stephen Colbert
Directed By:
Childish Gambino: Telegraph Ave (2014)
8
2
Childish Gambino: Telegraph Ave
8
2
Starring:
Jhene Aiko
Directed By:
Hiro Murai
Human Giant
9
2
Human Giant
9
2
Starring:
Adam McKay, Patton Oswalt, Nick Kroll, Tracy Morgan, Jonah Hill, John Mulaney, Michael K. Williams
Directed By:
Jason Woliner, Tom Gianas, Jay Chandrasekhar, Rusty Cundieff
Self Defense (2006)
8
2
Self Defense
8
2
Role:
Mugger
Starring:
Dominic Dierkes, D.C. Pierson
Directed By:
Dan Eckman
Keyboard Kid (2006)
8
2
Keyboard Kid
8
2
Starring:
Dominic Dierkes, Fran Gillespie
Directed By:
Dan Eckman
Comedy Central Presents
8
2
Comedy Central Presents
8
2
Starring:
Mike Birbiglia, Todd Barry, Lewis Black, Stephen Lynch, Maria Bamford
Directed By:
Paul Miller, Ryan Polito, John Fortenberry
Childish Gambino: Bonfire (2011)
7
2
Childish Gambino: Bonfire
7
2
Role:
Himself
Directed By:
Dan Eckman
Childish Gambino: Heartbeat (2012)
7
2
Childish Gambino: Heartbeat
7
2
Role:
Himself
Directed By:
Kyle Newacheck
CollegeHumor Originals
7
2
CollegeHumor Originals
7
2
Starring:
Michael C. Hall, Hugh Jackman, Simon Pegg, Yvonne Strahovski, Milana Vayntrub, Joss Whedon, Michelle Rodriguez
Community: Study Break
7
2
Community: Study Break
7
2
Starring:
Gillian Jacobs, Chevy Chase, Alison Brie
Directed By:
David Seger
Childish Gambino: Freaks and Geeks (2011)
7
2
Childish Gambino: Freaks and Geeks
7
2
Role:
Himself
Directed By:
Dan Eckman
Celebrity (2006)
7
2
Celebrity
7
2
Role:
Cop
Starring:
Dominic Dierkes, Meggie McFadden, D.C. Pierson
Directed By:
Dan Eckman
Bronx World Travelers
7
2
Bronx World Travelers
7
2
Role:
Scoopy Brown
Starring:
Ben Schwartz, Bobby Moynihan, Eugene Cordero, Jim Santangeli
Directed By:
Ben Schwartz, Vincent Peone
Our Deal (2011)
7
2
Our Deal
7
2
Starring:
Shailene Woodley, Drew Barrymore, Tyler Posey, Chloë Grace Moretz, Alia Shawkat, Miranda Cosgrove
Directed By:
Girls
25
9
Girls
TV-MA
25
9
Starring:
Ben Mendelsohn, Lucy Liu, Jason Ritter, Spike Jonze, Lucy DeVito, Natasha Lyonne, Marc Maron
Directed By:
Lena Dunham, Jesse Peretz, Richard Shepard, Jamie Babbit, Jody Lee Lipes
Childish Gambino: Fire Fly (2012)
6
2
Childish Gambino: Fire Fly
6
2
Role:
Himself
Memory Loss (2007)
6
2
Memory Loss
6
2
Role:
Alan Mortimer
Starring:
D.C. Pierson
Directed By:
Dan Eckman
Emo Song (2007)
6
3
Emo Song
6
3
Starring:
D.C. Pierson
Directed By:
Dan Eckman
Blowjob Girl (2007)
5
3
Blowjob Girl
5
3
Starring:
Ellie Kemper, D.C. Pierson
Directed By:
Dan Eckman
UCB Comedy Originals
5
3
UCB Comedy Originals
5
3
Starring:
Fred Willard, Ed Helms, Jake Johnson, Ellie Kemper, Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Ken Jeong
Directed By:
Will Hines, Todd G. Bieber, Neil Casey, Trevor Williams, Matt Walsh
Live at Gotham
5
3
Live at Gotham
5
3
Starring:
David Crowe, Eddie Pence, Christopher Titus
Directed By:
Manny Rodriguez
Don't Jerk Off to This (2009)
4
3
Don't Jerk Off to This
4
3
Starring:
Dominic Dierkes, Dan Eckman, D.C. Pierson
Directed By:
Dan Eckman
Funny as Hell
2
3
Funny as Hell
2
3
Starring:
Jon Dore
Directed By:
Dave Derewlany, Adam Brodie

Narrator/Dubbing

Keyboard Kid (2006)
13
3
Keyboard Kid
13
3
Role:
Jeffrey's Dad (voice)
Starring:
Dominic Dierkes, Fran Gillespie
Directed By:
Dan Eckman
Emo Song (2007)
9
4
Emo Song
9
4
Role:
Emo Singer (voice)
Starring:
D.C. Pierson
Directed By:
Dan Eckman
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.

Role:
Simba (voice)
Starring:
James Earl Jones, Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Oliver

Director

Chicken and Futility (2014)
11
5
Chicken and Futility
11
5
Starring:
Steve Glover, Swank
Directed By:
Donald Glover

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
Role:
Reporter (uncredited)
Starring:
Paul Rudd, Bill Hader, John Oliver, Todd Barry, Wyatt Cenac, Kevin Corrigan, Esther Crow
Directed By:
Tom Scharpling

Animation Movies

Adventure Time with Finn & Jake
28
5
Adventure Time with Finn & Jake
TV-PG
28
5
Starring:
Lou Ferrigno, Peter Serafinowicz, Andy Milonakis, Amy Sedaris, Billy West, Chris Isaak, Keith David
Directed By:
Bong Hee Han, Larry Leichliter, Elizabeth Ito, Andres Salaff, Adam Muto
Regular Show
17
3
Regular Show
TV-PG
17
3
Starring:
Tim Curry, Katey Sagal, Christine Baranski, Matthew Mercer, Robert Englund, Carl Weathers, Wayne Knight
Directed By:
John Davis Infantino, Sean Szeles, Calvin Wong, J.G. Quintel, Mike Roth
Sesame Street
11
2
Sesame Street
TV-Y
11
2
Starring:
Tina Fey, Tatyana Ali, Josh Gad, Joan Rivers, Jill Scott, Richard Belzer, Alan Arkin
Directed By:
Lisa Simon, Emily Squires, Ken Diego, Victor DiNapoli, Ted May
Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III (2010)
8
2
Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III
TV-14
8
2
Role:
Mace Windu / Scout Trooper / Stormtrooper (voice)
Starring:
Zac Efron, Rachael Leigh Cook, Seth MacFarlane, Ahmed Best, Seth Green, Donald Faison, Abraham Benrubi
Directed By:
Chris McKay
Ultimate Spider-Man
8
3
Ultimate Spider-Man
TV-Y7
8
3
Starring:
George Takei, Drake Bell, Corey Burton, Troy Baker, Karan Brar, Tom Kenny, Cameron Boyce
Directed By:
Alex Soto, Roy Burdine, Philip Pignotti, Tim Maltby, Jeff Allen
China, IL
6
3
China, IL
TV-14
6
3
Starring:
Chelsea Peretti, Jeffrey Tambor, Brooke Hogan, Greta Gerwig, Jason Alexander, Kate McKinnon, Rosa Salazar
Directed By:
Griffith Kimmins, Mike L. Mayfield, Angelo Hatgistavrou
Community: Abed's Master Key (2012)
5
3
Community: Abed's Master Key
5
3
Role:
Troy Barnes (voice)
Starring:
Chevy Chase, Gillian Jacobs, Ken Jeong, Alison Brie, Yvette Nicole Brown
Directed By:
Maya Fineberg

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