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List of Jim Parsons Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Hidden Figures (2016)
30
3
Hidden Figures
PG
30
3

Inspired by Margot Lee Shetterly's 2016 non-fiction book, the movie is about three black female NASA mathematicians Katherine Johnson, Mary Jackson and Dorothy Vaughan. They struggle with gender and race discrimination to emerge as crucial brains behind one of NASA’s most significant missions—the launch of astronaut John Glenn into earth's orbit and his subsequent safe passage back.

As:
Cast
Director:
Theodore Melfi
Genres:
Drama, Biography, History
Star Cast:
Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Mahershala Ali, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe
3. Garden State (2004)
11
2
Garden State
TV-MA
11
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, Zach Braff, Jean Smart, Ron Leibman, Ian Holm, Kenneth Graymez, George C. Wolfe
4. The Muppets (2011)
13
3
The Muppets
TV-PG
13
3

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.

As:
Cast
Director:
James Bobin
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Musical, Comedy
6. Wish I Was Here (2014)
10
2
Wish I Was Here
R
10
2

A struggling actor living in Los Angeles with his wife and two children, finds himself in trouble after his father is gravely ill, as it was his father who was paying for the schooling of his children. Thus, he attempts to home-school his children. He is eventually forced to re-examine his life, his family and his career. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
7. The Boys in the Band (2020)
7
1
The Boys in the Band
R
7
1

At a birthday party in Manhattan, New York, things take a turn after the arrival of a surprise guest.

As:
Cast
Role:
Michael
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
8. 10 Items or Less (2006)
9
2
10 Items or Less
R
9
2

An actor who is preparing for an upcoming role and a feisty clerk working at a grocery store, meet through circumstances, and drive around Los Angeles together. They have several conversations where they explore the differences as well as the similarities between their worlds.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Brad Silberling
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
9. Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)
9
4
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
R
9
4

A young law student meets a young divorced single mother named Liz, and the two begin dating. Ted helps Liz raise her young daughter. Eventually, news reports surface about a serial killer killing multiple women. Ted is arrested for the killings but Liz refuses to believe that he is guilty.

As:
Cast
Role:
Florida Prosecutor Larry Simpson
Director:
Joe Berlinger
Genres:
Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
11. School for Scoundrels (2006)
8
2
School for Scoundrels
PG-13
8
2

Roger, a meter-reader with low self-esteem, joins Dr. P’s confidence-building classes to win over his dream-girl, Amanda. As Roger makes good progress, he realizes that his confidence has pushed his egotistical teacher into competitive drive triggering an aggressive rivalry. After abolishing Roger’s personal and professional life, when Dr. P rushes to win Amanda’s affection, Roger must find a way to counter his teacher.

As:
Cast
Director:
Todd Phillips
Genres:
Comedy
13. Nowhere to Go But Up (2003)
9
2
Nowhere to Go But Up
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Amos Kollek
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jennifer Tilly, Audrey Tautou, Justin Theroux, Laila Robins
14. A Kid Like Jake (2018)
9
1
A Kid Like Jake
R
9
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Greg Wheeler
Director:
Silas Howard
Genres:
Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Claire Danes, Priyanka Chopra, Ann Dowd, Aasif Mandvi, Octavia Spencer
15. Visions (2015)
8
2
Visions
R
8
2

Along with her husband, Eveleigh, a pregnant woman moves to a vineyard, leaving the city life behind. Soon, things take a strange turn as she begins to experience some terrifying visions. She starts to believe that some kind of supernatural force might be haunting her house. She attends a yoga class, where she befriends another pregnant woman named Sadie. Together, the two women try to find answers.

As:
Cast
Director:
Kevin Greutert
Genres:
Mystery, Horror
Star Cast:
16. The King's Inn (2005)
10
4
The King's Inn
10
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Sidney
Director:
Max Finneran
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Jessica Eleanor Grant, Peter Linari, Susan Triggiani
17. Sunset Stories (2012)
8
1
Sunset Stories
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Prince
Director:
Ernesto Foronda, Silas Howard
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Mystery
Star Cast:
Monique Gabriela Curnen, Zosia Mamet, Harold Perrineau, Joshua Leonard
18. Gardener of Eden (2007)
9
1
Gardener of Eden
R
9
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Kevin Connolly
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Giovanni Ribisi, Lukas Haas, Erika Christensen, David Patrick Kelly, Ann Dowd
19. On the Road with Judas (2007)
7
1
On the Road with Judas
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
J.J. Lask
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Aaron Ruell, Kevin Corrigan, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Amanda Loncar
20. Taste (2004)
7
2
Taste
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kris
Director:
Andy Cadiff
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jane Krakowski, Lombardo Boyar, Lola Glaudini, Alexander Leeb
21. Blitt Happens (2003)
5
2
Blitt Happens
5
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Cameron Diaz, Ricky Blitt, Shannon Elizabeth, Lyndsey Gayer

TV Shows

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
TV-14
As:
Cast
Role:
Sheldon Cooper
Director:
Mark Cendrowski, Anthony Rich, Peter Chakos, Nicole Lorre, James Burrows
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedy TV Star
Young Sheldon
Young Sheldon
TV-PG
As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jason Alexander, Ray Liotta, Bob Newhart, Lance Barber

Animation Movies

Home (2015)
Home
PG

An alien race conquers the earth in a bloodless invasion and occupies the home of the earthlings after relocating them to a remote area. One of them decides to give a housewarming party; but by mistake sends the invitation to all the creatures in the Galaxy, including their enemy. Now on the run from his own race, he meets a girl and the story focuses on their journey together. 

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Oh
Director:
Tim Johnson
Genres:
Animation, Family, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Jennifer Lopez, Steve Martin, Rihanna, Matt Jones
Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas (2014)
Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas
TV-G
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Buddy
Director:
Mark Caballero, Seamus Walsh
Genres:
Family, Fantasy, Comedy, Animation, Musical
Star Cast:
Jay Leno, Fred Armisen, Gilbert Gottfried, Ed Asner, Mark Hamill, Rachael MacFarlane, Max Charles
Michael Jackson's Halloween (2017)
Michael Jackson's Halloween
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Director:
Mark A.Z. Dippé, Kyung Ho Lee
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Family, Horror, Animation
Star Cast:

Jim Parsons Awards

Golden Globe Awards
The Big Bang Theory Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical 2011
Primetime Emmy Awards
The Big Bang Theory Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series 2014
The Big Bang Theory Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series 2013
The Big Bang Theory Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series 2011
The Big Bang Theory Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series 2010
People's Choice Awards
The Big Bang Theory Favorite Comedy TV Star 2018
Winner Favorite Comedic TV Actor 2017