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List of Jean Smart Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Garden State (2004)
12
2
Garden State
TV-MA
12
2

Directed by Zach Braff, the film Garden State is based on his real-life experiences as a young man who returns to his hometown in New Jersey after his mother dies. The movie received positive reviews and has garnered a cult following.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Natalie Portman, Ron Leibman, Ian Holm, Zach Braff, Jim Parsons, Kenneth Graymez, George C. Wolfe
2. The Accountant (2016)
13
2
The Accountant
R
13
2

An intensely dark and thrilling film that follows the life of Christian Wolff, a certified public accountant who works with criminal and terrorist organizations, The Accountant is also known for its action sequences featuring Pencak silat, an Indonesian martial art.

 

As:
Cast
Director:
Gavin O'Connor
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Drama, Crime
3. A Simple Favor (2018)
11
2
A Simple Favor
R
11
2

A Simple Favor is a black comedy mystery thriller film which revolves around Stephanie, a young single mother, who befriends an upper-class woman named Emily, whose child studies in the same elementary school as Stephanie’s. However, when Emily suddenly vanishes, Stephanie decides to investigate her disappearance.    

As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Feig
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
4. Flashpoint (1984)
11
2
Flashpoint
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
William Tannen
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Action, Mystery
Star Cast:
Kris Kristofferson, Miguel Ferrer, Rip Torn, Treat Williams, Kevin Conway
5. Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
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2
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
G
12
2

When a family goes on vacation, their pets, Chance—a bulldog, Shadow—a retriever, and Sassy—a cat, are left with a friend. Anxious about never seeing their owners again, they embark on a journey to find their family. Risking their lives, they travel through the Sierra mountains wilderness, open countryside, and learn to keep their differences aside to reach their owners.

As:
Cast
Director:
Duwayne Dunham
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Sally Field, Michael J. Fox, Don Ameche, Don Alder, Ed Bernard, Kevin Chevalia
6. I Heart Huckabees (2004)
11
2
I Heart Huckabees
R
11
2

Albert Markovski heads the local chapter of an environmental group trying to stop the building of a new Huckabees store. Soon, local Huckabees executive and Albert’s rival, Brad Stand, infiltrates the group and replaces him. After strange coincidences start happening Albert hires existential detectives, Bernard and Vivian Jaffe and things get hilariously complicated. 

As:
Cast
Director:
David O. Russell
Genres:
Comedy
7. Life as We Know It (2010)
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2
Life as We Know It
PG-13
11
2

Life as We Know It centres around a man and a woman who dislike each other but end up with the responsibility of taking care of their best friends' baby after their friends die in an accident. It stars Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel as the baby's godparents whose mutual hate turns into acceptance after the arrival of the baby.

As:
Cast
Director:
Greg Berlanti
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Josh Duhamel, Katherine Heigl, Melissa McCarthy, Kumail Nanjiani, Josh Lucas, Alexis Clagett, Brynn Clagett
8. Fire with Fire (1986)
10
2
Fire with Fire
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Duncan Gibbins
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Kate Reid, Virginia Madsen, J.J. Cohen, Craig Sheffer,
9. Youth in Revolt (2009)
10
2
Youth in Revolt
R
10
2

Socially inept teenager, Nick Twisp, meets Sheeni Saunders who shares his taste for French culture and music. In spite of Sheeni having a boyfriend, the two start a relationship. Later, when Sheeni is shipped off to a boarding school, Nick starts a hilarious personal quest to win her heart and to sleep with her. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Estelle Twisp
Director:
Miguel Arteta
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
12. Hope Springs (2012)
11
2
Hope Springs
PG-13
11
2

Kay and Arnold have been married for a long time, but they eventually find themselves losing the spark they had in their marriage. Things change when Kay decides to attend an intense, week-long counseling session to improve their relationship.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Eileen, Kay's Friend
Director:
David Frankel
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
13. Sweet Home Alabama (2002)
11
2
Sweet Home Alabama
PG-13
11
2

Even though Jake Perry and his wife Melanie Smooter are estranged, he still hopes for a reconciliation. Melanie wants to divorce and marry Andrew Hennings, a wealthy man. However, things don’t work out according to her plans, and she ends up falling in love with Jake once again. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Andy Tennant
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
14. The Kid (2000)
11
2
The Kid
PG
11
2

He is an image consultant, successful, but coarse and therefore disliked and unhappy. One day he comes home to find a toy plane on his porch and a strange boy inside his house. Although he chases him out he finds the boy sitting on his couch when he comes home the next day. Very soon, he begins to see a resemblance between them.              

As:
Cast
Role:
Deirdre Lafever
Director:
Jon Turteltaub
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Melissa McCarthy, Lily Tomlin, Spencer Breslin, Emily Mortimer
15. Project X (1987)
10
2
Project X
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jonathan Kaplan
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Comedy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Matthew Broderick, Helen Hunt, Willie, Okko, Karanja
16. Guinevere (1999)
9
2
Guinevere
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Deborah Sloane
Director:
Audrey Wells
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Sandra Oh, Stephen Rea, Paul Dooley, Sarah Polley
17. Lucky You (2007)
9
2
Lucky You
PG-13
9
2

Huck Cheever is a talented poker player living in Las Vegas, who is trying to secure a seat in a tournament. However, at the same time, he also has to deal with his personal problems.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Curtis Hanson
Genres:
Romance, Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
18. The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
9
2
The Brady Bunch Movie
PG-13
9
2

This comedy film is based on the characters of a sitcom named The Brady Bunch. However, instead of the 1970s, the characters are now placed in the 1990s, where they seem totally out of place.

As:
Cast
Director:
Betty Thomas
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
RuPaul, Alanna Ubach, Mike Lookinland, Susan Olsen, Christine Taylor, Gary Cole, Florence Henderson
20. Barry Munday (2010)
9
2
Barry Munday
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Carol Munday
Director:
Chris D'Arienzo
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Carmen Electra, Judy Greer, Missi Pyle, Patrick Wilson, Chloë Sevigny
22. Miss Meadows (2014)
9
2
Miss Meadows
9
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Mother Meadows
Director:
Karen Leigh Hopkins
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Katie Holmes, Mary Kay Place, James Badge Dale, Callan Mulvey
23. Bringing Down the House (2003)
10
2
Bringing Down the House
PG-13
10
2

Bringing Down the House is a romantic comedy film, which revolves around a lonely man who meets a woman on the internet. However, she happens to be in prison. She eventually escapes from the prison and comes to his house, and proceeds to wreak havoc on his middle-class life. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Kate Sanderson
Director:
Adam Shankman
Genres:
Comedy
26. Hoodlums (1980)
8
2
Hoodlums
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mac Ahlberg
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Tony Page, Raymond Serra, Nai Bonet, Vicki Sue Robinson
27. Awaken the Shadowman (2018)
8
2
Awaken the Shadowman
TV-MA
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Evette
Director:
J.S. Wilson
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Skyler Caleb, Andrea Hunt, James Zimbardi, Emily Somers
28. Snow Day (2000)
9
2
Snow Day
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Laura Brandston
Director:
Chris Koch
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Emmanuelle Chriqui, Chevy Chase, Pam Grier, Schuyler Fisk, Chris Elliott, Iggy Pop
29. Waking (2013)
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2
Waking
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Hinton
Director:
Ben Shelton
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Star Cast:
Tim Daly, Alison Haislip, Meg Cionni, Skyler Caleb
30. Forever Fabulous (1999)
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3
Forever Fabulous
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Loreli Daly
Director:
Werner Molinsky
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Robert Wagner, Mink Stole, Jennifer Elise Cox, Jack Plotnick
31. Warren (2014)
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2
Warren
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Claire Cavanee
Director:
Alex Beh
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
John Heard, Andrew Santino, Sarah Habel, Austin Stowell
32. Edie & Pen (1996)
9
2
Edie & Pen
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Matthew Irmas
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Louise Fletcher, Jennifer Tilly, Scott Glenn, Stuart Wilson, Stockard Channing
33. Getting Ed Laid (2016)
5
1
Getting Ed Laid
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Hooker
Director:
Deborah Pearl
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ed Asner, Edward Asner

TV Movie(s)

34. Piaf (1984)
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3
Piaf
14
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Howard Davies
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Jane Lapotaire, Robert Christian, Judith Ivey, Peter Friedman
35. Before and After (1979)
11
2
Before and After
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Kim Friedman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Betty White, Conchata Ferrell, Bradford Dillman, Barbara Feldon, Rosemary Murphy
36. Single Bars, Single Women (1984)
11
2
Single Bars, Single Women
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Harry Winer
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Mare Winningham, Tony Danza, Paul Michael Glaser, Keith Gordon, Shelley Hack
39. The Man Who Came to Dinner (2000)
12
2
The Man Who Came to Dinner
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lorraine Sheldon
Director:
Jay Sandrich, Jerry Zaks, Judy Kinberg
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Nathan Lane, Lewis J. Stadlen, Hank Stratton, Harriet Sansom Harris
40. The Yarn Princess (1994)
11
2
The Yarn Princess
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Margaret Thomas
Director:
Tom McLoughlin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Donal Logue, Dennis Boutsikaris, Justin Burnette, Robert Pastorelli
41. A Place at the Table (1988)
11
2
A Place at the Table
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Arthur Allan Seidelman
Star Cast:
Danny Glover, Susan Dey, David Morse, Lukas Haas
42. Locked Up: A Mother's Rage (1991)
11
2
Locked Up: A Mother's Rage
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Cathy
Director:
Bethany Rooney
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Angela Bassett, Cheryl Ladd, Ariana Richards, Dean Norris
43. The Yearling (1994)
10
2
The Yearling
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ory Baxter
Director:
Rod Hardy
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Peter Strauss, Wil Horneff, Jarred Blancard
44. Undue Influence (1996)
10
2
Undue Influence
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dana Colby
Director:
Bruce Pittman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Brian Dennehy, Joe Grifasi, Alan Rosenberg, Patricia Richardson
45. A Fight for Jenny (1986)
10
2
A Fight for Jenny
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Valerie Thomas
Director:
Gilbert Moses
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lesley Ann Warren, Philip Michael Thomas, William Atherton, Lynne Moody
46. A Change of Heart (1998)
11
2
A Change of Heart
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Elaine Marshall
Director:
Arvin Brown
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Gretchen Corbett, John Terry, Shawna Waldron, Phillip Geoffrey Hough
47. Just My Imagination (1992)
11
2
Just My Imagination
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jonathan Sanger
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Pat Carroll, Jack Betts, Orson Bean, Audra Lindley, Ernie Sabella
48. A Stranger in Town (1995)
9
2
A Stranger in Town
9
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Rose
Director:
Peter Levin
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Gregory Hines, Jeffrey Nordling, Lucinda Jenney, Dave Florek
49. Overkill: The Aileen Wuornos Story (1992)
11
2
Overkill: The Aileen Wuornos Story
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Aileen Wuornos
Director:
Peter Levin
Genres:
Crime, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Park Overall, Tim Grimm, Geoffrey Rivas, Ernie Lively
50. Audrey's Rain (2003)
11
2
Audrey's Rain
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Audrey Walker
Director:
Sam Pillsbury
Genres:
Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Gilliland, Kathleen Wilhoite, Karl Champley, Allison Barcott
51. A Seduction in Travis County (1991)
9
2
A Seduction in Travis County
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Karen
Director:
George Kaczender
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Lesley Ann Warren, Matt Clark, Peter Coyote, Don Hood
52. Killer Instinct: From the Files of Agent Candice DeLong (2003)
8
2
Killer Instinct: From the Files of Agent Candice DeLong
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Candice DeLong
Director:
Peter Werner
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
A Martinez, Robert Joy, Peter MacNeill, Robin Brûlé
53. William & Catherine: A Royal Romance (2011)
8
2
William & Catherine: A Royal Romance
PG
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
HRH Camilla
Director:
Linda Yellen
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jenna Haze, Victor Garber, Jenna Harrison, Jane Alexander, Dan Amboyer
54. A Very Married Christmas (2004)
8
2
A Very Married Christmas
TV-PG
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ellen Griffin
Director:
Tom McLoughlin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Charles Durning, Joe Mantegna, Kari Matchett, Jordy Benattar

Animation(s)

Mimi wo sumaseba (1995)
Mimi wo sumaseba
G
Plot:

This animated romantic drama film tells the story of a young girl, Shizuku, who loves reading and aims to be a writer in the future. When one day, she notices that all the library books she had chosen to borrow were previously borrowed by one boy, she aims to find this mysterious person, who might even be her soul mate.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Yoshifumi Kondô
Genres:
Drama, Animation, Music, Romance, Family
Star Cast:
Ashley Tisdale, Brittany Snow, Youko Honna, Issei Takahashi, Takashi Tachibana, Shigeru Muroi, Shigeru Tsuyuguchi
Hey Arnold! (1994)
Hey Arnold!
TV-Y7
Plot:

This animated comedy film tells the story of Arnold who hits Harold using a baseball bat. Harold swears that he will beat him the next day to take revenge, and therefore, the next day, Arnold acts crazy to prevent getting beaten.

As:
Cast
Director:
Dan Povenmire, Bert Ring, Derek Drymon, Sherm Cohen, Tuck Tucker
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Drama, Family
Kim Possible: So the Drama (2005)
Kim Possible: So the Drama
TV-G
As:
Cast
Director:
Steve Loter
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Animation, Fantasy, Family, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Rider Strong, Tahj Mowry, Diedrich Bader, Will Friedle, Christy Carlson Romano, Nancy Cartwright
The Oblongs... (2001)
The Oblongs...
TV-14
As:
Cast
Role:
Pickles Oblong (8 episodes, 2001)
Director:
Mike Kim, Monte Young, Vincent Waller, Joe Horne
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Will Ferrell, Jim Cummings, Billy West, Pamela Adlon, Jason Sklar, Randy Sklar
The Pink Panther (1993)
The Pink Panther
TV-G
As:
Cast
Genres:
Family, Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Nelson Reilly, John Byner, Kenneth Mars, Brian George, Wallace Shawn
Balto III: Wings of Change (2004)
Balto III: Wings of Change
G
As:
Cast
Director:
Phil Weinstein
Genres:
Animation, Musical, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Carl Weathers, Sean Astin, Keith Carradine, Charles Fleischer

TV Shows and Videos

Legion (2017)
Legion
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama
Star Cast:
Jemaine Clement, Jon Hamm, Bill Irwin, Dan Stevens
Mare of Easttown (2021)
Mare of Easttown
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Role:
Helen
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Style & Substance (1998)
Style & Substance
As:
Cast
Role:
Chelsea Stevens (13 episodes, 1998)
Director:
Jay Sandrich, Peter Tolan
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Nancy McKeon, Alan Autry, Peter Krause, Heath Hyche, Joseph Maher, Linda Kash
The Flipside (2012)
The Flipside
As:
Cast
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Steve Moulton, Brian McGrath, Gary M. Soldati, Mitch Knottingham
Goodnight, Beantown (1983)
Goodnight, Beantown
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Bixby, Mariette Hartley, Tracey Gold, G.W. Bailey,
Bad Internet (2016)
Bad Internet
As:
Cast
Director:
Matthew Pollock, Tim Wilkime
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Will Arnett, Ed Begley Jr., Zac Oyama, Grant O'Brien, Siobhan Thompson
Watchmen (2018)
Watchmen
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Role:
Laurie Blake
Director:
Andrij Parekh , Nicole Kassell, Steph Green
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Jeremy Irons, Don Johnson, Louis Gossett Jr., Regina King
In-Laws (2002)
In-Laws
As:
Cast
Role:
Marlene Pellet (15 episodes, 2002-2003)
Director:
Steve Zuckerman, Sheldon Epps, Pamela Fryman, Michael Zinberg
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dennis Farina, Elon Gold, Bonnie Somerville,
Maximum Security (1984)
Maximum Security
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Allison Brody / ... (3 episodes, 1984)
Star Cast:
Geoffrey Lewis, Stan Shaw, Robert Desiderio, Del Zamora
Teachers Only (1982)
Teachers Only
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Baldwin, Rod Daniel, John Bowab, Linda Day, Charles S. Dubin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lynn Redgrave, Michael J. Fox, Norman Fell, Joel Brooks, Teresa Ganzel
Lime Street (1985)
Lime Street
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Wagner, Lew Ayres, Anne Haney, Maia Brewton, Samantha Smith
Reggie (1983)
Reggie
As:
Cast
Role:
Joan Reynolds (6 episodes, 1983)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Timothy Busfield, Richard Mulligan, Barbara Barrie, Dianne Kay
Center of the Universe (2004)
Center of the Universe
As:
Cast
Role:
Kate Barnett (12 episodes, 2004-2005)
Director:
Andy Ackerman, Mark Cendrowski, Terry Hughes
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Goodman, Ed Begley Jr., Ed Asner, Olympia Dukakis, Spencer Breslin, Edward Asner

Jean Smart Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Samantha Who? Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series 2008
Frasier Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series 2001
Frasier Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series 2000