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List of Harold Ramis Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Groundhog Day (1993)
36
8
Groundhog Day
PG
36
8

Phil, a TV weatherman at a local station in Pennsylvania is charming on screen, but off screen, he does not treat people nicely. However, his life takes a turn when, while covering an annual Groundhog Day event in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, he gets caught in a time loop and ends up living the same day repeatedly.

Starring:
Andie MacDowell, Brian Doyle-Murray, Michael Shannon, Bill Murray, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky
Directed By:
Harold Ramis
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay - Original
2. National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
12
4
National Lampoon's Vacation
TV-14
12
4

Clark Grisworld decides to take his family on a cross-country car trip from Chicago to Southern California amusement park Walley World. The family have numerous adventures along the way including a falling out, the death of a family member, getting lost in the desert and Clark becoming infatuated with a beautiful woman driving a red Ferrari. 

Directed By:
Harold Ramis
3. Caddyshack (1980)
12
5
Caddyshack
R
12
5

Danny Noonan, a young caddy, intends to bag the prestigious caddy scholarship offered by the Bushwood Country Club. For this, he has to impress the arrogant Judge Elihu Smails, the co-owner of the club. Al Czervik, a loud construction tycoon wants to purchase the club and gets into a conflict with Smails. Meanwhile, the golf course ground keeper is troubled by a rampaging gopher.

Starring:
Directed By:
Harold Ramis
4. Atlanta (2007)
7
3
Atlanta
7
3
Starring:
Leslie Bibb, Freddie Prinze Jr., John Billingsley, Lili Asvar, Stephen DeCordova
Directed By:
Harold Ramis
5. Analyze This (1999)
12
6
Analyze This
R
12
6

Ben Sobel is a psychiatrist about to get remarried whose wish to get a challenging patient is granted when mob boss Paul Vitti visits him after having frequent emotional breakdowns. Ben is soon contacted by the FBI and gets his wedding ceremony interrupted by his new patient, who needs to fix his problem within two weeks.

Directed By:
Harold Ramis
6. The Ice Harvest (2005)
6
4
The Ice Harvest
R
6
4

On Christmas Eve, mob-lawyer Charlie Arglist and his partner, pornographer Vic Cavanaugh, steal $2 million from their racketeer boss. When an ice-storm delays their getaway, Vic keeps the money as they split to avoid attention. Charlie meets up strip-club manager Renata, the object of his secrete desire. But with the passing night hours, the troubles increase for nervous Charlie and cool Cavanaugh. 

Starring:
Directed By:
Harold Ramis
7. Bedazzled (2000)
9
6
Bedazzled
PG-13
9
6

Being a shy person, Elliot Richardson finds it difficult to express his feelings to co-worker, Alison Gardner, whom he loves. Sensing his predicament, the bewitching Devil offers him seven wishes in return for his soul. As his wishes get fulfilled, he finds a catch in each, and decides to opt out. So, does he finally get the woman of his dreams? 

Starring:
Brendan Fraser, Elizabeth Hurley, Brian Doyle-Murray, Frances O'Connor, Orlando Jones
Directed By:
Harold Ramis
9. Analyze That (2002)
8
5
Analyze That
R
8
5

Fearful of the mental condition of the mobster Paul Vitti, incarcerated at Sing Song Prison, the authorities decide to release him in the custody of his psychiatrist Ben Sobel. Although initially reluctant to take up the responsibility, Sobel finally takes him home and on his advice Paul finds a series of regular jobs, none of which lasts long. His old gang is also after him.  

Starring:
Demetri Martin, Robert De Niro, Lisa Kudrow, Billy Crystal, Joe Viterelli, Cathy Moriarty
Directed By:
Harold Ramis
10. Stuart Saves His Family (1995)
4
4
Stuart Saves His Family
PG-13
4
4
Starring:
Phil Hartman, Shirley Knight, Harris Yulin, Vincent D'Onofrio, Al Franken
Directed By:
Harold Ramis
11. Club Paradise (1986)
4
4
Club Paradise
PG-13
4
4

Club Paradise is a comedy film which tells the story of Jack, a retired firefighter, and Ernest Reed, a singer, who team up to turn a nightclub into a tropical island resort. However, their plan is threatened by greedy developers, and meanwhile, they also have problems dealing with some of their whiny customers.

Starring:
Peter O'Toole, Twiggy, Robin Williams, Eugene Levy, Rick Moranis, Brian Doyle-Murray, Jimmy Cliff
Directed By:
Harold Ramis
12. Year One (2009)
6
6
Year One
PG-13
6
6

After Zed, the hunter, is expelled from his tribe, his friend Oh, the gatherer, decides to join him on a historical journey. During their travel, the two meet some Biblical characters including Cain and Abel. On reaching the city of Sodom, they find that the two women of their tribe, whom they love, are now enslaved. Can the two rescue the girls?

Starring:
Michael Cera, Vinnie Jones, David Cross, Hank Azaria, Olivia Wilde, Jack Black, Paul Rudd
Directed By:
Harold Ramis

Movies (Actor)

1. Groundhog Day (1993)
33
8
Groundhog Day
PG
33
8

Phil, a TV weatherman at a local station in Pennsylvania is charming on screen, but off screen, he does not treat people nicely. However, his life takes a turn when, while covering an annual Groundhog Day event in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, he gets caught in a time loop and ends up living the same day repeatedly.

Starring:
Andie MacDowell, Brian Doyle-Murray, Michael Shannon, Bill Murray, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky
Directed By:
Harold Ramis
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay - Original
2. Ghostbusters (1984)
24
7
Ghostbusters
TV-PG
24
7

Three parapsychologists, fired from their job, establish Ghostbusters, a paranormal investigation and elimination service. Their business booms but an EPA inspector is sure that they are frauds and hence puts them behind bars. However, when New York is besieged by an ancient Sumerian God Gozer, it is the trio who are called upon to save the city. 

Role:
Dr. Egon Spengler
Starring:
Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Rick Moranis, Sigourney Weaver, Ivan Reitman
Directed By:
3. As Good as It Gets (1997)
19
6
As Good as It Gets
PG-13
19
6

Melvin Udall, a popular romance novelist has OCD and is rude to everyone around. His routine life is shaken when his neighbour is assaulted and he is entrusted to take care of his dog. Moreover, the only waitress who puts up with his nuisance in the restaurant he visits is ready to leave the job to take care of her critically ill son.

Starring:
Jack Nicholson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Maya Rudolph, Leslie Stefanson, Wood Harris
Directed By:
James L. Brooks
4. High Fidelity (2000)
14
5
High Fidelity
R
14
5

Rob Gordon, a struggling vinyl record store owner and compulsive list-maker, is yet again ditched by his current girlfriend Laura for refusing to commit. He decides to make a list of his top five breakups and seeks out his previous partners in an attempt to understand his failures in making those relationships work.

Starring:
John Cusack, Jack Black, Joan Cusack, Lisa Bonet, Drake Bell, Timothy Francis Robbins, Sara Gilbert
Directed By:
5. The Rodney Dangerfield Special: I Can't Take It No More (1983)
8
3
The Rodney Dangerfield Special: I Can't Take It No More
8
3

The second ABC special of well-known American stand-up comedian and actor Rodney Dangerfield.

Role:
Himself / Various
Starring:
Andy Kaufman, Robert Urich, Rodney Dangerfield, Donna Dixon
Directed By:
Walter C. Miller
6. Knocked Up (2007)
19
8
Knocked Up
R
19
8

Alison Scott goes to a night club to celebrate her promotion and ends up having a one night stand with reckless pothead Ben Stone that results in pregnancy. Deciding to keep the baby despite possible negative implications in her life and job, she tracks down Ben who, a big baby himself, tries his best to support her.

Starring:
Katherine Heigl, Leslie Mann, Paul Rudd, James Franco, Jonah Hill, Ken Jeong, Bill Hader
Directed By:
7. Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
9
4
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
R
9
4

A young Dewey Cox accidentally kills his brother with a machete. The trauma makes him develop an affinity for playing blues. Dewey grows up to become a drug-fuelled, alcoholic, but massively successful musician. While a final machete duel with his father awaits him, he must also sort through his messy life to find what really matters. 

Starring:
Odette Annable, Jenna Fischer, Frankie Muniz, Chris Parnell, Justin Long, Patrick J. Adams, Patrick Duffy
Directed By:
Jake Kasdan
8. Stripes (1981)
9
4
Stripes
R
9
4

After losing his job and girlfriend, John Winger, with friend Russell Ziskey, joins army, to have some fun. Instead, they’ve to face grueling training with drill sergeant, Sergeant Hulka, but pretty MPs Stella and Louise compensate for the ordeal. Chosen front-man of a platoon of army-misfits, they inadvertently end up rescuing their platoon from behind the enemy line while testing an assault vehicle.  

Role:
Russell
Starring:
Sean Young, Dennis Quaid, Timothy Busfield, Bill Paxton, John Candy, Bill Murray, Warren Oates
Directed By:
9. Ghostbusters II (1989)
12
6
Ghostbusters II
TV-PG
12
6

Despite saving New York City from demigod Gozer earlier, the Ghostbusters were forced to disband following myriads of property damage lawsuits. They come out of retirement to again help Dana Barrett after her son becomes the target of a demonic plot threatening the entire city, but they must first fight against the law and the government.

Role:
Dr. Egon Spengler
Starring:
Ben Stein, Max von Sydow, Dan Aykroyd, Rick Moranis, Sigourney Weaver, Bill Murray, Brian Doyle-Murray
Directed By:
10. Stealing Home (1988)
6
3
Stealing Home
PG-13
6
3
Role:
Alan Appleby
Starring:
Jodie Foster, Mark Harmon, Helen Hunt, Blair Brown, Mark Harmon
Directed By:
Steven Kampmann, William Porter
11. The Last Kiss (2006)
7
4
The Last Kiss
R
7
4

The story revolves around a young couple and their friends, all struggling with relationship issues. One among them is Michael, whose live-in-girlfriend is ten weeks pregnant. However, he is not ready for such responsibilities and feels scared. Matters go out of hand when he becomes infatuated with a college girl. 

Starring:
Jacinda Barrett, Marley Shelton, Casey Affleck, Zach Braff, Blythe Danner, Rachel Sarah Bilson
Directed By:
12. Orange County (2002)
7
4
Orange County
PG-13
7
4

After his application is rejected at Stanford University, Shaun finds out that his academic transcript got mixed up with that of another student. Due to his determination to get accepted at the university, Shaun decides to use any means necessary. 

Starring:
Alexandra Breckenridge, Kevin Kline, Garry Marshall, Lizzy Caplan, John Lithgow, Lily Tomlin, Ben Stiller
Directed By:
Jake Kasdan
13. Baby Boom (1987)
6
4
Baby Boom
PG
6
4

JC Wiatt is a young urban woman living in Manhattan, who is quite committed to her demanding and high-profile job.  Her life takes a turn when she discovers that a long-lost cousin has passed away, and has left her a baby girl as inheritance.

Role:
Steven Buchner
Starring:
Diane Keaton, James Spader, Sam Shepard, Kristina Kennedy
Directed By:
Charles Shyer
14. Airheads (1994)
7
4
Airheads
PG-13
7
4

The story revolves around three aspiring rock musicians’ determination to make it big. Unable to have their tape heard by producers they sneak into a radio station; but when the manager reacts negatively they pull out water pistols, which look real, and demand airplay, unaware that somebody has already informed the police.  

Starring:
Adam Sandler, Judd Nelson, David Arquette, Chris Farley, Steve Buscemi, Rob Zombie, Mike Judge
Directed By:
Michael Lehmann
15. Love Affair (1994)
5
3
Love Affair
PG-13
5
3
Starring:
Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Garry Shandling, Rebecca Miller, Pierce Brosnan, Katharine Hepburn
Directed By:
Glenn Gordon Caron
16. I'm with Lucy (2002)
5
3
I'm with Lucy
R
5
3
Starring:
Monica Potter, David Boreanaz, Julie Christie, Julie Gonzalo, Craig Bierko, Julianne Nicholson, Afemo Omilami
Directed By:
Jon Sherman
17. The TVTV Show (1976)
4
3
The TVTV Show
4
3
Starring:
Brian Doyle-Murray, Christopher Guest, Bill Murray, Howard Hesseman, Mary Frann, Rene Auberjonois
Directed By:
Alan Myerson
18. Year One (2009)
6
6
Year One
PG-13
6
6

After Zed, the hunter, is expelled from his tribe, his friend Oh, the gatherer, decides to join him on a historical journey. During their travel, the two meet some Biblical characters including Cain and Abel. On reaching the city of Sodom, they find that the two women of their tribe, whom they love, are now enslaved. Can the two rescue the girls?

Starring:
Michael Cera, Vinnie Jones, David Cross, Hank Azaria, Olivia Wilde, Jack Black, Paul Rudd
Directed By:
Harold Ramis
19. The Richard Lewis 'I'm in Pain' Concert (1985)
5
3
The Richard Lewis 'I'm in Pain' Concert
5
3
Role:
Himself - Witness
Starring:
Richard Lewis, Billy Crystal, Richard Dimitri, Joe Penny
Directed By:
Charles Braverman
20. The Earth Day Special (1990)
4
3
The Earth Day Special
4
3
Starring:
Dennis Miller, James Brolin, Kirstie Alley, Christopher Lloyd, John Ratzenberger, Christina Applegate, Neil Patrick Harris
Directed By:
Dwight Hemion, James Burrows, Gerry Cohen, Ted Haimes, Jim Henson

TV Shows

Second City TV
9
2
Second City TV
9
2
Starring:
Martin Short, John Candy, Eugene Levy, Rick Moranis, Joe Flaherty, Andrea Martin, Catherine O'Hara
Directed By:
George Bloomfield, John Blanchard, Milad Bessada
SCTV Network 90
9
2
SCTV Network 90
9
2
Starring:
Carol Burnett, Dave Edmunds, Martin Short, Bill Murray, John Candy, Robin Williams, Eugene Levy
Directed By:
John Blanchard, Jim Drake, John Bell
Ray Parker Jr.: Ghostbusters (1984)
7
2
Ray Parker Jr.: Ghostbusters
7
2
Role:
Dr. Egon Spengler (uncredited)
Starring:
Danny DeVito, Peter Falk, Teri Garr, John Candy, Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Bill Murray
Directed By:
Ghostbusters: Station 6
5
3
Ghostbusters: Station 6
5
3
Starring:
Brent Huff, Kelly Perine, Chris Kato, Veronica Rosa Ray, Joey Sinko
The Ice Harvest: Alternate Endings (2006)
4
3
The Ice Harvest: Alternate Endings
4
3
Starring:
John Cusack, Billy Bob Thornton
Directed By:
Harold Ramis
Delta House
4
3
Delta House
4
3
Starring:
Michelle Pfeiffer, Joe Bugner, James Widdoes, Stephen Furst, Bruce McGill, John Vernon
Directed By:
Hollingsworth Morse, Carl Gottlieb, Joshua White

Narrator/Dubbing

National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
19
7
National Lampoon's Vacation
TV-14
19
7

Clark Grisworld decides to take his family on a cross-country car trip from Chicago to Southern California amusement park Walley World. The family have numerous adventures along the way including a falling out, the death of a family member, getting lost in the desert and Clark becoming infatuated with a beautiful woman driving a red Ferrari. 

Role:
Car salesman (voice) (uncredited)
Starring:
Chevy Chase, John Candy, Randy Quaid, Anthony Michael Hall, Eugene Levy, Jane Krakowski, Brian Doyle-Murray
Directed By:
Harold Ramis
Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)
4
4
Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone
PG
4
4

Three women are forced to abscond in their escape pod, after their space cruise liner is destroyed. Soon, a huge reward is announced for their safe return. When a salvage operator named Wolff comes to know about this, he decides to set out looking for them, hoping that he can use the reward money to solve his debt problems.

Role:
Voice on Intercom (voice) (uncredited)
Starring:
Molly Ringwald, Andrea Marcovicci, Ernie Hudson, Michael Ironside, Peter Strauss
Directed By:
Lamont Johnson

Animation Movies

The Real Ghost Busters
11
4
The Real Ghost Busters
TV-Y7
11
4
Starring:
Frank Welker, Dave Coulier, Dan Aykroyd, Maurice LaMarche, Arsenio Hall
Directed By:
Will Meugniot, Stan Phillips, Richard Raynis, Masakazu Higuchi
Extreme Ghostbusters
7
3
Extreme Ghostbusters
TV-Y7
7
3
Starring:
Billy West, Eddie Albert, Alfonso Ribeiro, Tara Strong, James Marsden, Tony Jay, Dave Coulier
Directed By:
Scott Wood, Christopher Berkeley, Sam Liu, Audu Paden, Bob Fuentes III
Heavy Metal (1981)
17
9
Heavy Metal
R
17
9

Heavy Metal is an animated adult comedy adventure film, which revolves around an evil glowing green orb which travels through space and time, spreading violence as well as discord.    

Role:
Zeke (segment "So Beautiful and So Dangerous") (voice)
Starring:
Eugene Levy, John Candy, Don Francks, Al Waxman
Directed By:
Gerald Potterton, John Bruno, John Halas
Rover Dangerfield (1991)
6
4
Rover Dangerfield
G
6
4

Rover is a street dog owned by a Las Vegas showgirl. However, her partner throws him off the Hoover Dam. Rover survives but ends up on a farm. He soon starts to work there and is exposed to the harsh life.

Starring:
Rodney Dangerfield, Ronnie Schell, Dana Hill, Tress MacNeille, Susan Boyd
Directed By:
James L. George, Bob Seeley

Harold Ramis Awards

BAFTA Awards
Groundhog Day Best Screenplay - Original 1994