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 Gary Coleman Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. On the Right Track (1981)
19
2
On the Right Track
PG
19
2
Role:
Lester
Starring:
Michael Lembeck, Norman Fell, Maureen Stapleton, Lisa Eilbacher
Directed By:
Lee Philips
2. Dirty Work (1998)
10
2
Dirty Work
PG-13
10
2

Two friends—Sam and Mitch—are in need of money to pay for Sam’s dad’s heart surgery. However, they both get fired, after which they come up with a great idea to make money. They start a revenge-for-hire business, which becomes a big success.        

Directed By:
Bob Saget
3. The Great Buck Howard (2008)
10
3
The Great Buck Howard
PG
10
3

Defying his father, a young man, Troy, who is an aspiring writer, looks for a way to gain some meaningful experience in his life.  He soon takes a job with a well-known mentalist named Buck Howard, who is trying to revive his fading career.

Directed By:
Sean McGinly
5. Jimmy the Kid (1982)
12
3
Jimmy the Kid
PG
12
3
Role:
Jimmy
Starring:
Dee Wallace, Ruth Gordon, Cleavon Little, Paul Le Mat
Directed By:
Gary Nelson
6. An American Carol (2008)
9
1
An American Carol
PG-13
9
1

An American Carol is a fantasy comedy film which tells the story of Michael Malone, a liberal filmmaker, who wants to end 4th of July celebrations. His life takes a turn after he is visited by three spirits who teach him the importance of Independence Day.  

Directed By:
David Zucker
7. Party (1994)
14
2
Party
14
2
Role:
The Liar
Starring:
Floyd Harden, DeAnna Hawkins, Ron Litman, Greg Nassief
Directed By:
Eric Swelstad
8. Save Virgil (2004)
13
2
Save Virgil
13
2
Role:
Gary Coleman / The Devil
Starring:
Adam Carolla, Shana Betz, Brooke Radding, Charmaine Cruz
Directed By:
Brad Ableson
10. Shafted! (2000)
10
2
Shafted!
R
10
2
Starring:
Angelle Brooks, JD Cullum, Morgan Rusler, Hayley Man
Directed By:
Tom Putnam
11. Midgets Vs. Mascots (2009)
10
2
Midgets Vs. Mascots
R
10
2
Starring:
Jason Mewes, Brittney Powell, Mark Hapka, Akie Kotabe, Paul Rae
Directed By:
Ron Carlson
12. The Flunky (2000)
8
1
The Flunky
8
1
Starring:
Farrah Fawcett, Laraine Newman, Gena Lee Nolin, Stan Kirsch
Directed By:
Vincent Van Patten
13. Church Ball (2006)
9
1
Church Ball
PG
9
1
Role:
Charles Higgins
Starring:
Fred Willard, Clint Howard, Andrew Wilson, Amy Stewart
Directed By:
Kurt Hale

TV Movie(s)

1. The Little Rascals (1977)
15
3
The Little Rascals
15
3
Role:
Stymie
Starring:
David Hollander, Christopher Gardner, Shaunti Griffin, Georgi Irene
2. Lucy Moves to NBC (1980)
13
2
Lucy Moves to NBC
13
2
Role:
V.P. of Programming
Starring:
Lucille Ball, Robert Alda, Gloria DeHaven, Johnny Carson
Directed By:
Jack Donohue
3. Scout's Honor (1980)
12
2
Scout's Honor
12
2
Role:
Joey Seymour
Starring:
Katherine Helmond, Pat O'Brien, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Basil Hoffman
Directed By:
Henry Levin
4. The Kid from Left Field (1979)
12
2
The Kid from Left Field
12
2
Role:
Jackie Robinson 'J.R.' Cooper
Starring:
Robert Guillaume, Tricia O'Neil, Ed McMahon, Gary Collins
Directed By:
Adell Aldrich
5. The Kid with the Broken Halo (1982)
12
2
The Kid with the Broken Halo
12
2
Role:
Andy LeBeau
Starring:
Ray Walston, Kim Fields, Corey Feldman, Robert Guillaume, June Allyson, Mason Adams
Directed By:
Leslie H. Martinson
6. The Kid with the 200 I.Q. (1983)
12
2
The Kid with the 200 I.Q.
12
2
Role:
Nick Newell
Starring:
Crispin Glover, Robert Guillaume, Kari Michaelsen, Mel Stewart, Darian Mathias
Directed By:
Leslie H. Martinson
7. The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins (1984)
13
2
The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins
13
2
Role:
D. C. Collins
Starring:
Jason Bateman, Pamela Adlon, Bernie Casey, Fred Dryer
Directed By:
Leslie H. Martinson
8. Playing with Fire (1985)
15
2
Playing with Fire
15
2
Role:
David Phillips
Starring:
Cicely Tyson, Ron O'Neal, Tammy Lauren, Yaphet Kotto
Directed By:
Ivan Nagy
9. A Carol Christmas (2003)
9
2
A Carol Christmas
TV-G
9
2
Role:
Ghost of Christmas Past
Starring:
Tori Spelling, James Cromwell, William Shatner, Dinah Manoff, Michael Landes
Directed By:
Matthew Irmas
10. Like Father, Like Santa (1998)
7
1
Like Father, Like Santa
7
1
Starring:
Roy Dotrice, William Hootkins, Megan Gallagher, Harry Hamlin
Directed By:
Michael Scott

Animation(s)

The Simpsons (1989)
The Simpsons
TV-14
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Ben Stiller, Edward Norton, Nick Kroll, Glenn Close, Zooey Deschanel, Judd Apatow
Directed By:
Mark Kirkland, Steven Dean Moore, Bob Anderson, Matthew Nastuk, Jim Reardon
Robot Chicken (2001)
Robot Chicken
TV-MA
Starring:
Ginnifer Goodwin, Rumer Willis, Liev Schreiber, AnnaSophia Robb, Lacey Chabert, Amy Smart, Tom Cavanagh
Directed By:
Chris McKay, Zeb Wells, Kevin Shinick, Tom Sheppard, Matthew Senreich
Night of the Living Doo (2001)
Night of the Living Doo
Role:
Gary Coleman
Starring:
David Cross, Frank Welker, Grey DeLisle, Scott Innes, Mark Hamill, B.J. Ward
Directed By:
Chris 'Casper' Kelly, Jeffrey G. Olsen
Amazing Stories (1985)
Amazing Stories
PG-13
Starring:
Carrie Fisher, Rebecca Schaeffer, Patrick Swayze, Timothy Francis Robbins, Sam Waterston, Kevin Costner, Forest Whitaker
Directed By:
Clint Eastwood, Steven Spielberg, Lesli Linka Glatter, Phil Joanou, Paul Bartel
Codename: Kids Next Door (2002)
Codename: Kids Next Door
TV-Y7
Starring:
Jim Cummings, Billy West, Tom Kenny, Tara Strong, Dee Bradley Baker, Lauren Tom, Jennifer Hale
Directed By:
Tom Warburton
The Gary Coleman Show (1982)
The Gary Coleman Show
TV-Y7
Role:
Andy Le Beau
Starring:
Jennifer Darling, Lauren Anders, Rick Dees, LaShana Dendy
Directed By:
Bob Hathcock, Ray Patterson, Rudy Zamora, Carl Urbano, George Gordon
Waynehead (1996)
Waynehead
TV-Y
Starring:
Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh, Orlando Brown, Jamil Walker Smith

TV Shows and Videos

The Curse of Monkey Island (1997)
The Curse of Monkey Island
K-A
Starring:
Alan Young, Earl Boen, Denny Delk, Alexandra Boyd
America 2-Night (1978)
America 2-Night
Starring:
Robin Williams, Jim Varney, Alan Thicke, Fred Willard, Martin Mull
Married with Children (1987)
Married with Children
TV-PG
Starring:
Jerry Hall, Vanna White, Keri Russell, Chris Langham, Lisa Robin Kelly, Jane Lynch, Denise Richards
Directed By:
Gerry Cohen, Linda Day, Amanda Bearse, Sam W. Orender, Tony Singletary
The Jeffersons (1975)
The Jeffersons
TV-PG
Starring:
Phyllis Diller, Sherman Hemsley, Rosey Grier, Marla Gibbs, Franklin Cover, Paul Benedict
Directed By:
Oz Scott, Tony Singletary, Jack Shea, Arlando Smith, Bob Lally
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
TV-PG
Starring:
Michael Clarke Duncan, Naomi Campbell, Marla Maples, Vanessa Lynn Williams, Tatyana Ali, Milo Ventimiglia, Isaac Hayes
Directed By:
Shelley Jensen, Jeff Melman, Ellen Gittelsohn, Madeline Cripe, Chuck Vinson
Medical Center (1969)
Medical Center
Starring:
O. J. Simpson, David Cassidy, Nick Nolte, Erik Estrada, Ed Begley Jr., Claudine Auger, Lee Grant
Directed By:
Vincent Sherman, Earl Bellamy, Paul Stanley, Murray Golden, Michael Caffey
Good Times (1974)
Good Times
TV-PG
Starring:
Carl Weathers, Sorrell Booke, John Amos, Esther Rolle, William Christopher, Alice Ghostley, Jay Leno
Directed By:
Bob LaHendro, Gerren Keith, Herbert Kenwith, Donald McKayle
Drake & Josh (2004)
Drake & Josh
TV-Y7
Starring:
Drake Bell, Vanessa Hudgens, Minka Kelly, Lucy Hale, Nathan Kress, Dianna Agron, Emma Roberts
Directed By:
Steve Hoefer, Virgil L. Fabian, Adam Weissman, Roger Christiansen, William Bardelli
Simon & Simon (1981)
Simon & Simon
Starring:
Jerry Stiller, Edd Byrnes, Peter Graves, Britt Ekland, Mario Lopez, Anthony Newley, Bobby Troup
Directed By:
Gerald McRaney, Alan J. Levi, Vincent McEveety, Christian I. Nyby II, Corey Allen
Martin (1992)
Martin
TV-PG
Starring:
Mr. T, Wendy Williams, Charlie Murphy, Michael Jai White, Tyrese Gibson, Kenya Moore, Chris Rock
Directed By:
Gerren Keith, Tony Singletary, Chuck Vinson, Marian Deaton, Stan Lathan
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
Starring:
Jack Palance, Jamie Lee Curtis, Mel Blanc, Peter Graves, Ray Walston, William Conrad, Tim O'Connor
Directed By:
Vincent McEveety, Sigmund Neufeld Jr., Daniel Haller, Philip Leacock, Jack Arnold
The Facts of Life (1979)
The Facts of Life
TV-PG
Starring:
Nancy McKeon, Joyce Bulifant, Alan Autry, Thomas F. Wilson, Jean Smart, Cloris Leachman, George Clooney
Directed By:
Lee Lochhead, Judi Elterman, John Bowab, Jim Drake, Bob Claver
The Wayans Bros. (1995)
The Wayans Bros.
TV-PG
Starring:
Bernie Mac, Dionne Warwick, Adrienne Barbeau, Pam Grier, Adam West, Anthony Anderson, Cheryl Hines
Directed By:
John Bowab, Buzz Sapien, Glynn Turman, Tony Singletary, Shelley Jensen
Diff'rent Strokes (1978)
Diff'rent Strokes
TV-PG
Role:
Arnold Jackson
Starring:
Todd Bridges, Kim Richards, Elinor Donahue, Milton Berle, Molly Ringwald, Mary Ann Mobley, Soleil Moon Frye
Directed By:
Gerren Keith, Herbert Kenwith, Mel Ferber, Leslie H. Martinson, Selig Frank
The Ben Stiller Show (1992)
The Ben Stiller Show
Starring:
Dennis Miller, Garry Shandling, Bob Odenkirk, Johnny Knoxville, Mark Wahlberg, Micky Dolenz, Ben Stiller
Directed By:
Ben Stiller, John Fortenberry, Troy Miller, Paul Miller
Son of the Beach (2000)
Son of the Beach
Starring:
Jason Alexander, David Arquette, Lee Majors, Alexis Arquette, Bill Maher, RuPaul, Cindy Williams
Directed By:
Scott McAboy, Tim Andrew, George Verschoor, John Putch, Bill Tunnicliffe
The Naked Truth (1995)
The Naked Truth
Starring:
Pauley Perrette, Mary Tyler Moore, Tom Hanks, Sarah Silverman, Betty White, Anna Nicole Smith, Tim Curry
Directed By:
Robby Benson, Peter Bonerz, Michael Lessac, Art Dielhenn, Dennis Erdman
The Drew Carey Show (1995)
The Drew Carey Show
TV-PG
Starring:
Craig Ferguson, Missi Pyle, John Travolta, Kathy Griffin, Wayne Brady, Kevin Federline, A. J. Langer
Directed By:
Gerry Cohen, Sam Simon, Bob Koherr, Brian K. Roberts, Steve Zuckerman
Unhappily Ever After (1995)
Unhappily Ever After
Starring:
Christina Moore, Mila Kunis, Hayden Panettiere, Victoria Silvstedt, Tom Kenny, Edd Byrnes, Geoff Pierson
Directed By:
Gerry Cohen, Linda Day, Sam W. Orender, Howard Murray, Andrew Susskind
My Wife and Kids (2001)
My Wife and Kids
TV-PG
Starring:
Gabriel Iglesias, Lou Ferrigno, Taylor Lautner, Chelsea Handler, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Vivica A. Fox, Katt Williams
Directed By:
Leonard R. Garner Jr., Philip Charles MacKenzie, Dean Lorey, Andy Cadiff, James Widdoes
Hello, Larry (1979)
Hello, Larry
Starring:
Alan Autry, Kim Richards, Todd Bridges, George Memmoli, John Femia, Joanna Gleason
Directed By:
Doug Rogers
Silver Spoons (1982)
Silver Spoons
Starring:
Sharon Stone, Alfonso Ribeiro, Fran Drescher, Matthew Perry, Christina Applegate, Whitney Houston, Elizabeth Berkley
Directed By:
Tony Singletary, John Sgueglia, Art Dielhenn, Jack Shea, Bob Lally
The Jamie Foxx Show (1996)
The Jamie Foxx Show
Starring:
Jamie Foxx, Anthony Michael Hall, Chris Parnell, Robert Englund, Shemar Moore, Ben Vereen, Michael Clarke Duncan
Directed By:
Steve Zuckerman, Shelley Jensen, Rich Correll, Jamie Foxx, Mark Cendrowski
227 (1985)
227
TV-PG
Starring:
Rob Schneider, Della Reese, Cuba Gooding Jr., Paul Winfield, Nipsey Russell, Angela Bassett, Flip Wilson
Directed By:
Gerren Keith, Arlando Smith, Tony Singletary, Ellen Gittelsohn, Oz Scott
Shasta McNasty (1999)
Shasta McNasty
Starring:
William Gary Busey, Erik Estrada, Dale Godboldo, Jake Busey, Carmine Giovinazzo, Jolie Jenkins
Directed By:
Savage Steve Holland, Dennis Dugan, Craig Zisk, Tim O'Donnell, Neal Israel
The Rerun Show (2002)
The Rerun Show
Starring:
Erik Estrada, Todd Bridges, Alfonso Ribeiro, Danny Bonaduce, Daniele Gaither, Paul Vogt, Brian Beacock
Directed By:
Bruce Leddy
A Christmas Too Many (2007)
A Christmas Too Many
R
Starring:
Mickey Rooney, Marla Maples, Sam McMurray, Andrew Keegan, Ruta Lee
Directed By:
Stephen Wallis
Homeboys in Outer Space (1996)
Homeboys in Outer Space
Starring:
Natasha Henstridge, James Doohan, Erik Estrada, George Takei, Kenya Moore, Kevin Michael Richardson, Flex Alexander
Directed By:
Gerry Cohen, Patrick Maloney, Matthew Diamond
Baby Bob (2002)
Baby Bob
Starring:
Joely Fisher, Kristin Chenoweth, Elliott Gould, Adam Arkin
Directed By:
John Fortenberry, Rob Schiller, Robby Benson

Gary Coleman Awards

People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Young TV Performer 1983
Winner Favorite Young TV Performer 1982
Winner Favorite Young TV Performer 1981
Winner Favorite Young TV Performer 1980