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List of Jim Parsons Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Hidden Figures (2016)
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11
Hidden Figures
PG
58
11

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.

Starring:
Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Costner, Mahershala Ali, Kirsten Dunst, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe
Directed By:
Theodore Melfi
3. Garden State (2004)
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11
Garden State
TV-MA
33
11

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.

Starring:
Natalie Portman, Jean Smart, Zach Braff, Ron Leibman, Ian Holm, Kenneth Graymez, George C. Wolfe
Directed By:
4. The Muppets (2011)
21
8
The Muppets
TV-PG
21
8

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.

Directed By:
James Bobin
5. The Boys in the Band (2020)
11
4
The Boys in the Band
R
11
4

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

Role:
Michael
Starring:
6. Heights (2005)
8
3
Heights
R
8
3

Heights is a drama film which tells the story of Isabel, a young photojournalist, who is soon to be married to a young and attractive lawyer named Jonathan. However, she starts having second thoughts about her wedding. Over a period of 24 hours, Isabel and four other characters, reevaluate their lives and their relationships.

Starring:
Directed By:
Chris Terrio
7. Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)
17
8
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
R
17
8

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.

Role:
Florida Prosecutor Larry Simpson
Directed By:
Joe Berlinger
8. Wish I Was Here (2014)
11
5
Wish I Was Here
R
11
5

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. 

Directed By:
9. 10 Items or Less (2006)
8
4
10 Items or Less
R
8
4

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.  

Directed By:
Brad Silberling
11. School for Scoundrels (2006)
9
5
School for Scoundrels
PG-13
9
5

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.

Starring:
Billy Bob Thornton, Jacinda Barrett, Aziz Ansari, Michael Clarke Duncan, Sarah Silverman, David Cross, Ben Stiller
Directed By:
Todd Phillips
12. The Great New Wonderful (2005)
6
4
The Great New Wonderful
R
6
4
Starring:
Stephen Colbert, Naseeruddin Shah, Edie Falco, Judy Greer, Will Arnett, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Olympia Dukakis
Directed By:
Danny Leiner
13. A Kid Like Jake (2018)
5
5
A Kid Like Jake
R
5
5
Role:
Greg Wheeler
Starring:
Claire Danes, Priyanka Chopra, Ann Dowd, Aasif Mandvi, Octavia Spencer
Directed By:
Silas Howard
14. Visions (2015)
7
4
Visions
R
7
4

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.

Starring:
Eva Longoria, Gillian Jacobs, Isla Fisher, Anson Mount
Directed By:
Kevin Greutert
15. Nowhere to Go But Up (2003)
5
4
Nowhere to Go But Up
5
4
Starring:
Audrey Tautou, Jennifer Tilly, Justin Theroux, Laila Robins
Directed By:
Amos Kollek
16. The King's Inn (2005)
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2
The King's Inn
11
2
Role:
Sidney
Starring:
Jessica Eleanor Grant, Peter Linari, Susan Triggiani
Directed By:
Max Finneran
17. Gardener of Eden (2007)
6
4
Gardener of Eden
R
6
4
Starring:
Giovanni Ribisi, Lukas Haas, Erika Christensen, David Patrick Kelly, Ann Dowd
Directed By:
Kevin Connolly
18. Sunset Stories (2012)
6
4
Sunset Stories
6
4
Role:
Prince
Starring:
Monique Gabriela Curnen, Zosia Mamet, Harold Perrineau, Joshua Leonard
Directed By:
Ernesto Foronda, Silas Howard
19. Taste (2004)
5
4
Taste
5
4
Role:
Kris
Starring:
Jane Krakowski, Lombardo Boyar, Lola Glaudini, Alexander Leeb
Directed By:
Andy Cadiff
20. On the Road with Judas (2007)
4
4
On the Road with Judas
4
4
Starring:
Aaron Ruell, Kevin Corrigan, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Amanda Loncar
Directed By:
J.J. Lask
21. Blitt Happens (2003)
3
3
Blitt Happens
3
3
Starring:
Cameron Diaz, Ricky Blitt, Shannon Elizabeth, Lyndsey Gayer
Directed By:
Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly

TV Shows

The Big Bang Theory
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7
The Big Bang Theory
TV-14
39
7
Role:
Sheldon Cooper
Starring:
Eliza Dushku, James Earl Jones, Bill Nye, Danica McKellar, Katey Sagal, Stephen Merchant, Bob Newhart
Directed By:
Mark Cendrowski, Anthony Rich, Peter Chakos, Nicole Lorre, James Burrows
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
Eureka
10
2
Eureka
TV-14
10
2
Starring:
Edward James Olmos, Alan Ruck, Marie Avgeropoulos, Wil Wheaton, Tamlyn Tomita, Felicia Day, Chris Parnell
Directed By:
Mike Rohl, Michael Robison, Matthew Hastings, Michael Lange, Colin Ferguson
Ed
9
2
Ed
9
2
Starring:
Bob Odenkirk, Kelly Ripa, Julie Bowen, Timothy Busfield, Thomas F. Wilson, John Goodman, Len Cariou
Young Sheldon
14
3
Young Sheldon
TV-PG
14
3
Starring:
Jason Alexander, Ray Liotta, Bob Newhart, Lance Barber
Directed By:
Judging Amy
8
3
Judging Amy
8
3
Starring:
Amy Brenneman, John Slattery, Aaron Paul, William Devane, Rosie O'Donnell, Elle Fanning, Arielle Kebbel
Directed By:
James Hayman, James Frawley, Helen Shaver, Kevin Dowling, Andrew Robinson
iCarly
8
3
iCarly
TV-G
8
3
Starring:
Spencer Boldman, Elizabeth Gillies, Chord Overstreet, Avan Jogia, Emily Ratajkowski, Emma Stone, Jimmy Fallon
Directed By:
Steve Hoefer, Adam Weissman, David Kendall, Russ Reinsel, Roger Christiansen

Animation Movies

Family Guy
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10
Family Guy
TV-14
47
10
Starring:
Bryce Dallas Howard, Liam Neeson, Chevy Chase, Kyle Chandler, Seth MacFarlane, Miriam Margolyes, Robert Downey Jr.
Directed By:
SuperMansion
9
3
SuperMansion
9
3
Starring:
Seth Green, Chris Pine, Nick Kroll, Bryan Cranston, Famke Janssen, Jon Bernthal, Donald Faison
Directed By:
Zeb Wells, Nick Simotas, Alex Kamer
Home (2015)
16
8
Home
PG
16
8

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. 

Role:
Oh (voice)
Starring:
Steve Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Matt Jones
Directed By:
Tim Johnson
Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil
7
4
Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil
TV-Y7
7
4
Starring:
Skai Jackson, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Veronica Cartwright, Alyssa Milano, Brian Doyle-Murray, Tom Kenny, Emily Osment
Directed By:
Chris Savino, Clay Morrow, Sherm Cohen
Pound Puppies
6
4
Pound Puppies
6
4
Starring:
Betty White, Gary Cole, Gavin MacLeod, Alanna Ubach, Richard Lewis, Luke Perry, Jennifer Carpenter
Directed By:
Jos Humphrey, Greg Sullivan, Tim Stuby, Richard Weston
The Super Hero Squad Show
6
4
The Super Hero Squad Show
TV-Y7
6
4
Starring:
Jim Cummings, Katee Sackhoff, Nina Dobrev, Lena Headey, Cheryl Hines, Tamera Mowry, Tricia Helfer
Directed By:
Michael Gerard, Mitch Schauer, Patty Shinagawa
Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas (2014)
5
4
Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas
TV-G
5
4
Role:
Buddy (voice)
Starring:
Fred Armisen, Ed Asner, Gilbert Gottfried, Jay Leno, Mark Hamill, Rachael MacFarlane, Max Charles
Directed By:
Mark Caballero, Seamus Walsh
Michael Jackson's Halloween (2017)
4
4
Michael Jackson's Halloween
4
4
Role:
Hay Man (voice)
Starring:
Christine Baranski, Alan Cumming, Lucy Liu, Melendy Britt
Directed By:
Mark A.Z. Dippé, Kyung Ho Lee
Glenn Martin DDS
3
4
Glenn Martin DDS
TV-14
3
4
Starring:
Kristen Bell, Jason Alexander, Ellen Page, Chris Parnell, Jimmy Kimmel, David Oyelowo, Jennette McCurdy
Directed By:
Ken Cunningham, Dave Barton Thomas, Aaron Woodley, Bob Crossman
The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange
1
3
The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange
TV-PG
1
3
Starring:
Felicia Day, Rainn Wilson, Gabriel Iglesias, Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Warburton, Nick Swardson, Matt Lanter
Directed By:
Tom Sheppard, Ken Mitchroney, David Skelly, Dane Boedigheimer

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