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List of James Woods Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

2. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
19
6
Once Upon a Time in America
R
19
6

Through flashbacks, the film chronicles four decades of the life of David 'Noodles' Aaronson, who survived growing up in a rough Jewish neighborhood in New York with his partners Max, Cockeye and Patsy, became a feared mafia during the Prohibition era, and finally returned years later from self-imposed exile to learn a vital truth about his past.

As:
Cast
Role:
Maximilian 'Max' Bercovicz
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Drama
3. Casino (1995)
19
3
Casino
R
19
3

Based on Nicholas Pileggi’s book Casino: Love and Honor in Las Vegas, the movie follows the rise of mobster Sam “Ace” Rothstein after he takes charge of Las Vegas’ Tangiers Casino. Complicated personal relationships, corrupt politicians and the ever-changing Las Vegas eventually leads to his fall. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Lester Diamond
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Crime
4. Videodrome (1983)
12
4
Videodrome
R
12
4

Max Renn, the president of a TV station, comes to find out about 'Videodrome', a TV show that depicts torture and murder of nameless victims. Unknown to him the show can start controlling the minds of people. As Max starts uncovering the source of the show, he starts losing his mind and his sense of reality. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Max Renn
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Debbie Harry, David Cronenberg, Peter Dvorsky, Sonja Smits, Leslie Carlson
5. Night Moves (1975)
14
4
Night Moves
R
14
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Arthur Penn
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Melanie Griffith, Gene Hackman, Kenneth Mars, Harris Yulin
7. The Gambler (1974)
10
4
The Gambler
R
10
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Karel Reisz
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Paul Sorvino, Lauren Hutton, Burt Young, James Caan, Morris Carnovsky
8. Salvador (1986)
19
7
Salvador
R
19
7

Journalist Richard Boyle and his friend Dr Rock go to El Salvador, during a civil war, to get the perfect war story. However, things get complicated when Boyle finds himself in the middle of a political dispute.

As:
Cast
Role:
Richard Boyle
Director:
Genres:
War, Thriller, Drama, History, Action
Star Cast:
Jim Belushi, John Savage, Elpidia Carrillo, Tony Plana
9. Contact (1997)
19
6
Contact
PG
19
6

As hope in extraterrestrial life exploration dwindles, a SETI scientist stumbles upon a sequenced signal. She is faced with the challenge of deciphering the message under massive global scrutiny. This science-fiction drama is an adaptation of Carl Sagan's 1985 novel of the same name.

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Zemeckis
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
10. Chaplin (1992)
10
2
Chaplin
PG-13
10
2

It is the biopic of master of comedy, the genius filmmaker Charles Chaplin. The ageing legend talks to the editor of his autobiography about his life, starting from his modest childhood days in South London to his rise in the world of cinema. The film re-creates his tempestuous personal life, issues with authorities, exile from the US, and finally, an Oscar tribute. 

As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Biography
11. The Onion Field (1979)
18
5
The Onion Field
R
18
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Gregory Ulas Powell
Director:
Harold Becker
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Ted Danson, Christopher Lloyd, Ronny Cox, John Savage, Franklyn Seales
12. Diggstown (1992)
21
4
Diggstown
R
21
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Gabriel Caine
Director:
Michael Ritchie
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Bruce Dern, Jim Caviezel, Oliver Platt, Heather Graham
13. The Virgin Suicides (1999)
13
4
The Virgin Suicides
R
13
4

Set in 1970s, the film revolves around 5 teenaged Lisbon sisters growing up in Michigan’s upscale neighborhood. After the youngest sister Cecilia attempts suicide, their protective parents take the girls out of school and isolate them from the world. The film is narrated through the perspective of a group of neighborhood boys who are obsessed and intrigued by the mysterious sisters. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Lisbon
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama
14. Split Image (1982)
10
4
Split Image
R
10
4

Split Image is a Canadian drama film, which revolves around a college athlete, who gets involved in a youth-oriented cult, after falling in love with a beautiful girl from a commune. After his parents fail in their attempt to bring him home, they hire someone experienced in kidnapping, and "de-programming", to undo the mental damage that was done to him. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Charles Pratt
Director:
Ted Kotcheff
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Peter Fonda, Brian Dennehy, Elizabeth Ashley, Karen Allen, Michael O'Keefe
16. True Believer (1989)
19
2
True Believer
R
19
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Eddie Dodd
Director:
Joseph Ruben
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Robert Downey Jr., Margaret Colin, Kurtwood Smith, Yuji Okumoto
17. John Q (2002)
12
5
John Q
PG-13
12
5

John Quincy Archibald is a factory worker whose son Mike/Michael is diagnosed with enlarged heart for which emergency heart transplant is the only solution. As John’s health insurance doesn’t cover the expensive transplant surgery and with no other means to raise the amount, a desperate John holds the staff and patients of the hospital’s emergency room hostage to save his son’s life.   

As:
Cast
Director:
Nick Cassavetes
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Denzel Washington, Ray Liotta, Bill Maher, Robert Duvall, Jay Leno, Gabriela Oltean, Kimberly Elise
18. Hickey & Boggs (1972)
10
2
Hickey & Boggs
PG
10
2

Private Detectives, Al Hickey and Frank Boggs, are hired to find a missing woman. But the weary detectives, run into unexpected situations, bringing death to everyone around them, ending in a violent conclusion. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Culp
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Moriarty, Bill Cosby, Robert Culp, Lou Frizzell, Rosalind Cash
19. Fast-Walking (1982)
12
3
Fast-Walking
R
12
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Fast-Walking
Director:
James B. Harris
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tim McIntire, Kay Lenz, Robert Hooks, Charles Weldon
21. Any Given Sunday (1999)
11
3
Any Given Sunday
R
11
3

Veteran football coach, Tony D'Amato, who took the Miami Sharks to the top, is struggling now with an aging team and is at odds with new young team owner Christina Pagniacci. Following repeated team injuries, when third-string quarterback Willie Beamen steals the show with his offensive display, D'Amato is forced to reevaluate his professional and personal decisions.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Harvey Mandrake
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Sport
22. The Visitors (1972)
10
5
The Visitors
R
10
5

Vietnam War veteran Bill Schmidt lives with his girlfriend Martha and son Hal in a farmhouse. One day two of his ex-army friends Mike and Tony arrive and start terrorizing the family. This leads to revelations, a fight, and horrific consequences.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Bill Schmidt
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Steve Railsback, Patrick McVey, Patricia Joyce, Chico Martínez
23. The Black Marble (1980)
9
1
The Black Marble
PG
9
1

The Black Marble is a romantic comedy-drama mystery film, which tells the story of Sergeant Natalie Zimmerman, working for the Los Angeles Police deparment and Sergeant Valnikov, who are paired together for a case, involving  the kidnapping of a socialite’s pet dog.   

As:
Cast
Director:
Harold Becker
Genres:
Romance, Crime, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Harry Dean Stanton, Christopher Lloyd, Robert Foxworth, Barbara Babcock
24. Best Seller (1987)
18
3
Best Seller
R
18
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Cleve
Director:
John Flynn
Genres:
Action, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Brian Dennehy, Paul Shenar, Victoria Tennant, Allison Balson
25. Against All Odds (1984)
18
2
Against All Odds
R
18
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jake Wise
Director:
Taylor Hackford
Genres:
Crime, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Romance, Action
Star Cast:
Jeff Bridges, Richard Widmark, Swoosie Kurtz, Rachel Ward, Jane Greer, Alex Karras
26. True Crime (1999)
13
3
True Crime
R
13
3

True Crime is a mystery thriller film which tells the story of a journalist who is assigned to cover the case of Frank, a convicted murderer. He soon comes to know that Frank might be innocent. However, he has only a few hours to save him before he is executed. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Alan Mann
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Clint Eastwood, Francesca Eastwood, Lucy Liu, Denis Leary, Isaiah Washington, LisaGay Hamilton
28. White House Down (2013)
14
3
White House Down
PG-13
14
3

Divorced Capitol Police officer John Cale aspires to be a secret service agent and visits the White House for his interview. After getting rejected, he accompanies his daughter Emily on a White House tour. Soon, there is an attack by a heavily armed paramilitary group. John now has to protect not just his daughter, but also the President and the country.

As:
Cast
Director:
Roland Emmerich
Genres:
Action, Drama, Thriller
29. Riding in Cars with Boys (2001)
9
1
Riding in Cars with Boys
PG-13
9
1

After a rebellious phase, Beverley gets pregnant with a baby boy at the young age of fifteen. She struggles to deal with various problems in her life, while also achieve her dream of becoming an established writer.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Leonard Donofrio
Director:
Penny Marshall
Genres:
Comedy, Biography, Drama
31. The General's Daughter (1999)
12
2
The General's Daughter
R
12
2

The General’s Daughter is a mystery drama film, which tells the story of a daughter of an influential base commander, who gets murdered ruthlessly. Two undercover detectives are assigned to find the killer. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Simon West
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
John Travolta, Leslie Stefanson, James Cromwell, Timothy Hutton, Madeleine Stowe
32. Another Day in Paradise (1998)
10
3
Another Day in Paradise
R
10
3
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Mel
Director:
Larry Clark
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Lou Diamond Phillips, Melanie Griffith, Vincent Kartheiser, Natasha Gregson Wagner, James Otis
33. Cop (1988)
11
2
Cop
R
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Lloyd Hopkins
Director:
James B. Harris
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Charles Durning, Lesley Ann Warren, Charles Haid, Raymond J. Barry
34. Killer: A Journal of Murder (1995)
11
2
Killer: A Journal of Murder
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Carl Panzram
Director:
Tim Metcalfe
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama, Biography, Romance
Star Cast:
Cara Buono, Robert Sean Leonard, Richard Riehle, Ellen Greene
36. The Hard Way (1991)
11
2
The Hard Way
R
11
2

Hoping to improve his credibility as actor, a Hollywood actor Nick Long, is allowed to tag alongside a New York City policeman. The latter initially finds him superficial and annoying, but soon they team up in order to catch a murderer.

As:
Cast
Role:
John Moss
Director:
John Badham
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Michael J. Fox, Christina Ricci, LL Cool J, Stephen Lang, Annabella Sciorra
37. Cat's Eye (1985)
8
1
Cat's Eye
PG-13
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dick Morrison
Director:
Lewis Teague
Genres:
Horror, Comedy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Drew Barrymore, Alan King, Robert Hays, Kenneth McMillan
39. The Boost (1988)
12
2
The Boost
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lenny Brown
Director:
Harold Becker
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Sean Young, Amanda Blake, Steven Hill, John Kapelos
40. Distance (1975)
7
1
Distance
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Larry Vincent
Director:
Anthony Lover
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Benjamin, Bibi Besch, Eija Pokkinen, Don Devendorf
41. Immediate Family (1989)
9
1
Immediate Family
PG-13
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Michael Spector
Director:
Jonathan Kaplan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Glenn Close, Kevin Dillon, Mary Stuart Masterson, Linda Darlow
42. The Choirboys (1977)
8
2
The Choirboys
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Aldrich
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Randy Quaid, Charles Durning, Tim McIntire, Clyde Kusatsu
43. Vampires (1998)
8
2
Vampires
R
8
2

This action horror film revolves around Jack and his team of mercenaries as they hunt down vampires and attempt to retrieve the Black Cross of Berziers, an ancient relic, that could give the vampires the ability to endure sunlight. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Crow
Director:
Genres:
Action, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Daniel Baldwin, Maximilian Schell, Thomas Ian Griffith, Sheryl Lee
44. Curse of the Starving Class (1994)
6
2
Curse of the Starving Class
R
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Weston Tate
Director:
J. Michael McClary
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kathy Bates, Randy Quaid, Henry Thomas, Kristin Fiorella
45. Jobs (2013)
7
2
Jobs
PG-13
7
2

A biography that presents the life of Steve Jobs from the time he was a student at the Reed College in 1974. It follows his subsequent drop out from college, his early career and the launch of iPod in 2001. As his career soars, Jobs' style of functioning creates issues with those around him.

As:
Cast
Director:
Joshua Michael Stern
Genres:
Biography, Drama
46. Straw Dogs (2011)
8
2
Straw Dogs
R
8
2

David, and his wife, Amy, move to her childhood home in Mississipi. However, things get ugly when David hires her ex-lover Charlie, for the repairs. Things get even uglier after a conflict with the locals.

As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Heddon
Director:
Rod Lurie
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Drama
47. Be Cool (2005)
7
1
Be Cool
PG-13
7
1

Filmmaker Chili Palmer decides to enter the music industry to help his murdered friend, music producer Tommy Athens’ widow Edie and pay the US $300K owed to hip-hop producer LaSalle. However, when rival producers decide to kill Chili and the Russian mob gets involved, Chili has to find a way to triumph. 

As:
Cast
Director:
F. Gary Gray
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Music
48. Straight Talk (1992)
7
1
Straight Talk
PG
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack
Director:
Barnet Kellman
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dolly Parton, Jane Lynch, Griffin Dunne, Michael Madsen, Deirdre O'Connell
49. This Girl's Life (2003)
6
2
This Girl's Life
R
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Pops
Director:
Ash Baron-Cohen
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Rosario Dawson, Michael Rapaport, Tomas Arana, Ioan Gruffudd, Kip Pardue
50. The Specialist (1994)
11
3
The Specialist
R
11
3

Ray Quick is a former CIA demolition expert, who has left the organization after savagely beating his colleague Ned Trent for killing of an innocent child. Now working as a hit man, he is hired by a young lady, determined to take revenge for her parents’ death at the hands of a mobster family. He does not know that Ned now works for the same family. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Ned Trent
Director:
Luis Llosa
Genres:
Crime, Action, Thriller, Romance, Drama
51. The Getaway (1994)
6
2
The Getaway
R
6
2

The Getaway is a crime drama action thriller film which tells the story of Carter McCoy and his wife Carol, who receive a task of breaking the nephew of a Mexican drug lord out of jail for a payment of $ 300,000. Although they manage to successfully carry out their task, they soon realize that the drug lord wanted his nephew out in order to kill him.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Benyon
Director:
Roger Donaldson
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama, Romance
52. Officer Down (2013)
6
1
Officer Down
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Brian A Miller
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
David Boreanaz, Dominic Purcell, Stephen Dorff, Stephen Lang, Johnny Messner
53. Alex & the Gypsy (1976)
6
2
Alex & the Gypsy
R
6
2

Alex & The Gypsy is a romantic comedy film which revolves around Alexander, who is a bail bondsman. He falls for a pretty gypsy girl, one of his customers. When she assaults her boyfriend, she is arrested, but Alexander decides to bail her out.

As:
Cast
Role:
Crainpool
Director:
John Korty
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Lemmon, Robert Emhardt, Geneviève Bujold, Gino Ardito
55. Scary Movie 2 (2001)
7
2
Scary Movie 2
TV-MA
7
2

The sequel to Scary Movie parodies a number of supernatural classics including The Haunting, The Exorcist, Poltergeist, The Changeling, The Legend of Hell House, and The Amityville Horror. It also takes on modern movies like Hannibal and Hollow Man and finds the lead characters in comedic-horrific situations spoofing actual sequences from the original movies. 

As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
58. Falling in Love in Pongo Ponga (2002)
7
2
Falling in Love in Pongo Ponga
7
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
James Woods
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Jeff Denton, Melinda Sward, Jeffrey Gorman, Charlie Purviance
59. Joshua Then and Now (1985)
7
3
Joshua Then and Now
R
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Joshua Shapiro
Director:
Ted Kotcheff
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Alan Arkin, Michael Sarrazin, Gabrielle Lazure, Linda Sorensen
60. Race to Space (2001)
7
1
Race to Space
PG
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Wilhelm von Huber
Director:
Sean McNamara
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Alex D. Linz, William Devane, Annabeth Gish, Wesley Mann, Patrick Richwood
61. Little Warriors (2002)
7
1
Little Warriors
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Ash Baron-Cohen
Star Cast:
Dillon Card, Bert Ramirez, Sophia Ramirez, Rickey Webster
63. Kicked in the Head (1997)
4
2
Kicked in the Head
R
4
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Uncle Sam
Director:
Matthew Harrison
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Lili Taylor, Kevin Corrigan, Michael Rapaport, Linda Fiorentino

TV Movie(s)

1. The Disappearance of Aimee (1976)
10
3
The Disappearance of Aimee
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Asst. Disty. Atty. Joseph Ryan
Director:
Anthony Harvey
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Faye Dunaway, Bette Davis, James Sloyan, John Lehne
2. The Gift of Love (1978)
9
2
The Gift of Love
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Don Chaffey
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Marie Osmond, Donald Moffat, David Wayne, Timothy Bottoms
3. The Billion Dollar Bubble (1978)
8
2
The Billion Dollar Bubble
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Art Lewis
Director:
Brian Gibson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Christopher Guest, Sam Wanamaker, William Hootkins, Shane Rimmer
4. Indictment: The McMartin Trial (1995)
11
3
Indictment: The McMartin Trial
R
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Danny Davis
Director:
Mick Jackson
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
James Cromwell, Henry Thomas, Shirley Knight, Sada Thompson, Mercedes Ruehl
5. All the Way Home (1971)
8
2
All the Way Home
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Fred Coe
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Joanne Woodward, Richard Kiley, Barnard Hughes, Eileen Heckart, Pat Hingle
6. Foster and Laurie (1975)
8
2
Foster and Laurie
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Llewellyn Moxey
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Talia Shire, Dorian Harewood, Roger Aaron Brown, Perry King
7. ...And Your Name Is Jonah (1979)
9
3
...And Your Name Is Jonah
PG
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Danny Corelli
Director:
Richard Michaels
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sally Struthers, Titos Vandis, Randee Heller, Penny Santon
8. Raid on Entebbe (1976)
12
2
Raid on Entebbe
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Irvin Kershner
Genres:
Drama, Action, History
Star Cast:
Charles Bronson, Peter Finch, Kim Richards, Martin Balsam, Horst Buchholz, Yaphet Kotto
10. The Incredible Journey of Doctor Meg Laurel (1979)
8
2
The Incredible Journey of Doctor Meg Laurel
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Guy Green
Genres:
Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Jane Wyman, Gloria Stuart, Dorothy McGuire, Lindsay Wagner, Andrew Duggan, Gary Lockwood
11. F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood (1975)
8
3
F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood
8
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Page
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Romance
Star Cast:
Tuesday Weld, Michael Lerner, Julia Foster, Jason Miller
12. Citizen Cohn (1992)
9
3
Citizen Cohn
R
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Roy Marcus Cohn
Director:
Frank Pierson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Joe Don Baker, Joseph Bologna, Frederic Forrest, Lee Grant
14. Footsteps (1972)
7
1
Footsteps
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Wendkos
Genres:
Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Robert Carradine, Clu Gulager, Richard Crenna, Ned Beatty, Forrest Tucker
15. A Great American Tragedy (1972)
8
1
A Great American Tragedy
8
1
As:
Cast
Director:
J. Lee Thompson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Vera Miles, William Windom, George Kennedy, Kevin McCarthy
16. Promise (1986)
9
5
Promise
9
5
As:
Cast
Role:
D.J.
Director:
Glenn Jordan
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
James Garner, Piper Laurie, Peter Michael Goetz, Michael Alldredge
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special
17. My Name Is Bill W. (1989)
11
4
My Name Is Bill W.
11
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Bill Wilson
Director:
Daniel Petrie
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Garner, Gary Sinise, George Coe, JoBeth Williams
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special
18. The Summer of Ben Tyler (1996)
9
2
The Summer of Ben Tyler
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Temple Rayburn
Director:
Arthur Allan Seidelman
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Len Cariou, Elizabeth McGovern, Julia McIlvaine, Kevin Isola
19. Dirty Pictures (2000)
8
2
Dirty Pictures
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dennis Barrie
Director:
Frank Pierson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Craig T. Nelson, Diana Scarwid, Leon Pownall, Matt North
20. Jane's House (1994)
7
2
Jane's House
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul Clark
Director:
Glenn Jordan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Anne Archer, Graham Beckel, Missy Crider, Diane D'Aquila
21. Badge of the Assassin (1985)
7
2
Badge of the Assassin
R
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Assistant District Attorney Robert K. Tanenbaum
Director:
Mel Damski
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Pam Grier, Rae Dawn Chong, Steven Keats, Alex Rocco, Yaphet Kotto
22. In Love and War (1987)
6
1
In Love and War
PG-13
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
James B. Stockdale
Director:
Paul Aaron
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jane Alexander, James Pax, Concetta Tomei, Richard McKenzie
23. The Boys (1991)
6
1
The Boys
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Walter Farmer
Director:
Glenn Jordan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Lithgow, Eve Gordon, Alan Rosenberg, Joanna Gleason
24. Next Door (1994)
7
2
Next Door
R
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Matt Coler
Director:
Tony Bill
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Randy Quaid, Lucinda Jenney, Kate Capshaw, Miles Feulner
25. Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story (2003)
8
2
Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rudolph 'Rudy' Giuliani
Director:
Robert Dornhelm
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Penelope Ann Miller, Michelle Nolden, John Bourgeois, Kirsten Bishop

Animation(s)

Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010)
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths
PG-13
As:
Cast
Role:
Owlman
Director:
Sam Liu, Lauren Montgomery
Genres:
Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Mark Harmon, Chris Noth, William Baldwin, Gina Torres
Hercules (1997)
Hercules
G
Plot:

The Disney adaptation tells the story of Hercules, son of Zeus and Hera, who is kidnapped by Hades and forced to live as half-human, half-god amongst the mortals. As Hercules grows up, he must regain the right to live amongst the Gods in Olympus, defeat Hades, and save the love of his life, Megara.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Hades
Director:
Ron Clements, John Musker
Genres:
Family, Romance, Musical, Fantasy, Animation, Comedy, Adventure
Surf's Up (2007)
Surf's Up
PG
Plot:

Rock-hopper penguin Cody Maverick, a passionate surfer, travels from hometown Shiverpool, Antarctica, to Pen Gu Island to participate in the most important competition ‘Big Z Memorial Surf Off,’ held in honor of Cody’s idol Big Z. He wants to win to earn appreciation and respect, but a meeting with a hermitic old surfer, Geek, makes him realize the true meaning of winning. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Reggie Belafonte
Director:
Chris Buck, Ash Brannon
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Sport, Animation
Star Cast:
Recess: School's Out (2001)
Recess: School's Out
G
As:
Cast
Director:
Chuck Sheetz
Genres:
Family, Mystery, Comedy, Animation, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Katey Sagal, R. Lee Ermey, Rickey D'Shon Collins, Jason Davis
Mickey's House of Villains (2001)
Mickey's House of Villains
TV-G
As:
Cast
Director:
Jack Hannah, Jack King, Burt Gillett, Mike Moon, Tony Craig
Genres:
Animation, Fantasy, Comedy, Family, Horror
Star Cast:
John Cleese, Gilbert Gottfried, Jim Cummings, Corey Burton, Jeff Bennett, Susanne Blakeslee
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
PG-13
Plot:

Aliens have conquered the earth, forcing the surviving humans to take shelter in areas protected by energy shields. However, time is running out and in desperation General Hein is determined to use space cannon to destroy the aliens. Knowing that it might also damage the earth, a team of scientists proposes a more peaceful means to battle the enemy, but the General is not convinced. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Hironobu Sakaguchi, Motonori Sakakibara
Genres:
Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Action, Animation, Adventure, Romance
Hercules: Zero to Hero (1998)
Hercules: Zero to Hero
As:
Cast
Director:
Bob Kline
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Animation, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Eric Stoltz, Eric Idle, Wayne Knight, Diedrich Bader, Tate Donovan, Sandra Bernhard
Ark (2005)
Ark
As:
Cast
Role:
Jallak
Director:
Kenny Hwang
Genres:
Drama, Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Trevor Devall, Kathleen Barr, Chiara Zanni, Kirby Morrow
Rolie Polie Olie: The Great Defender of Fun (2002)
Rolie Polie Olie: The Great Defender of Fun
G
As:
Cast
Role:
Gloomius Maximus
Director:
Ron Pitts
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Family, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Michael Cera, Kyle Fairlie, Joshua Tucci, Kristen Bone
The Easter Egg Adventure (2004)
The Easter Egg Adventure
PG
As:
Cast
Role:
Grab Takit
Director:
John Michael Williams
Genres:
Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Brooke Shields, Eli Wallach, Joe Pantoliano, John Michael Williams, Nancy Kerrigan
Stuart Little 2 (2002)
Stuart Little 2
PG
Plot:

This adventure comedy film revolves around the mouse Stuart, who along with his friend Snowbell, search across the city for his new friend Margalo, a canary. In order to rescue his friend, Stuart must overcome several obstacles. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Minkoff
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Family, Animation, Fantasy

TV Shows and Videos

Disney's Animated Storybook: Hercules (1997)
Disney's Animated Storybook: Hercules
K-A
As:
Cast
Director:
David Molina, Dermott O'Connor, Terry Shakespeare
Genres:
Family, Adventure, Fantasy, Musical
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Jim Cummings, Matt Frewer, Tate Donovan, Bobcat Goldthwait
Futurescape with James Woods (2013)
Futurescape with James Woods
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Emre Sahin
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Linda MacDonald Glenn, Nikki BreAnne Wells, Cevolani, Kerry Goodwin
Disney's Hades Challenge (1998)
Disney's Hades Challenge
As:
Cast
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Keith David, Corey Burton, Mary Kay Bergman, Robert Costanzo
Welcome Back, Kotter (1975)
Welcome Back, Kotter
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Director:
Bob LaHendro, Norman Abbott, Bill Hobin, Bob Claver, James Komack
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Della Reese, George Carlin, Gabe Kaplan, John Travolta, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Robert Hegyes
Of Light and Darkness (1998)
Of Light and Darkness
T
As:
Cast
Role:
Gar Hob
Director:
David Riordan
Genres:
Horror, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Lois Chiles, Alan Bergmann, Amanda Anka, Lolita Davidovich, Graham Beckel
Coma (2012)
Coma
TV-14
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Howard Stark
Director:
Mikael Salomon
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Richard Dreyfuss, Geena Davis, Joe Morton, Steven Pasquale, Lauren Ambrose

James Woods Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Promise Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 1987
Primetime Emmy Awards
My Name Is Bill W. Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special 1989
Promise Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special 1987