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List of John Slattery Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Spotlight (2015)
12
2
Spotlight
R
12
2

Focused on the eponymous niche team, Spotlight, of the newspaper, Boston Globe, this movie showcases how a team of journalists, portrayed by a talented ensemble starcast, uncovered sexual abuse of children by priests of their local Roman Catholic diocese. Their startling discovery leads to further uncovering of a widespread child molestation scandal that was systematically hidden by the Catholic Church.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jr. Ben Bradlee
Director:
Tom McCarthy
Genres:
History, Drama, Crime
2. Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (2012)
12
2
Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God
TV-14
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Alex Gibney
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Chris Cooper, Ethan Hawke, Alex Gibney, Terry Kohut, Gary Smith
3. Captain America: Civil War (2016)
13
2
Captain America: Civil War
PG-13
13
2

A mission of Avengers results in the loss of civilian lives, hence political pressure mounts to have regulations for the superhero team. This causes the team to split into two groups – Team Captain America favouring freedom of superheroes and Team Iron Man backing the government. Meanwhile, Captain America’s old friend Bucky Barnes is accused of the murder of King T'Chaka of Wakanda.

As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure
4. The Station Agent (2003)
12
2
The Station Agent
R
12
2

Born with dwarfism, Finbar has grown introvert due to public reaction to his size. Having deep love for railroads, he decides to relocate when his boss leaves him a rural property with an abandoned train depot on it.  But once there, his plan to lead a quiet life is quickly dashed by his neighbors, making him realize that human interactions can also be good. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Tom McCarthy
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Dinklage, Bobby Cannavale, Paula Garcés, Josh Pais, Paul Benjamin
5. Traffic (2000)
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3
Traffic
R
12
3

The movie explores America’s drug fight through four stories. The US drug czar discovers that his own daughter is an addict. The wife of a drug lord discovers her husband’s true profession and tries to protect it. A witness familiar with her husband’s activities is protected by two DEA agents. A committed cop begins to doubt his superior’s true motives in drug war.

As:
Cast
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
6. Sleepers (1996)
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3
Sleepers
R
12
3

Friends, Lorenzo ‘Shakes’ Carcaterra, Tommy Marcano, Michael Sullivan, and John Reilly are sentenced to Wilkinson Home for Boys. There they are systematically abused by the prison guards. On release, John and Tommy, become career criminals and kill one of the guards. Michael and Shakes conspire to bring all the abusers to justice and free their friends.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Barry Levinson
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller
7. Ant-Man (2015)
11
2
Ant-Man
PG-13
11
2

Released from prison, Scott Lang finds it difficult to get a job and is prohibited from seeing his daughter by his ex-wife. Scientist Hank Pym lures him with a heist tip-off, and encourages him to don a special suit to become Ant-Man, gaining superhuman strength and shrinking ability. However, he must undertake a daunting heist to save the world.

As:
Cast
Director:
Peyton Reed
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
8. Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
12
2
Flags of Our Fathers
R
12
2

A photograph of American soldiers raising the US flag on Mount Suribachi following their victory on Iwo Jima during WWII becomes a symbol of hope back home. The three surviving soldiers from the photo are sent on a tour to raise money by selling war-bonds, but struggle with the limelight, post-war trauma, and misrepresentation of facts by the government.

As:
Cast
Role:
Bud Gerber
Director:
Genres:
War, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Walker, Scott Eastwood, Melanie Lynskey, Len Cariou, Ryan Phillippe, Jesse Bradford, Adam Beach
9. Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
12
2
Charlie Wilson's War
R
12
2

In the 1980s Congressman Charlie Wilson forms an unlikely partnership with American socialite and friend Joanne Herring and CIA operative Gust Avrakotos to bring an end to the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. His efforts also lead to the formation of the Regan Doctrine which supported anti-communist resistance all over the world. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Biography, History, Comedy, Drama
10. The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
11
2
The Adjustment Bureau
PG-13
11
2

Up-and-coming US Congressman David Norris discovers that human destiny is being controlled by supernatural agents of fate called the Adjustment Bureau. Against their plans, he meets a young Ballet dancer Elise and falls in love. David and Elise must escape being reset by the Bureau which will take all of their memories away. 

As:
Cast
Director:
George Nolfi
Genres:
Romance, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Matt Damon, Jon Stewart, Emily Blunt, Anthony Mackie, Lisa Thoreson, Florence Kastriner
11. The Brooke Ellison Story (2004)
11
2
The Brooke Ellison Story
PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ed Ellison
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Lacey Chabert, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Vanessa Marano, Jenson Goins
13. Churchill (2017)
11
2
Churchill
PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dwight Eisenhower
Director:
Jonathan Teplitzky
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Miranda Richardson, Brian Cox, Julian Wadham, Ella Purnell
14. Reservation Road (2007)
10
3
Reservation Road
R
10
3

After losing his son in an accident on Reservation Road, Ethan Learner hires a lawyer named Dwight Arno, to find out who is responsible for the death of his son. However, he is unaware of the fact that Dwight himself  is the man who accidentally killed his son.

As:
Cast
Director:
Terry George
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
15. Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
10
2
Mona Lisa Smile
PG-13
10
2

30 years old arts graduate, Katherine Ann Watson, starts teaching History of Art at Wellesley College, in Massachusetts, in 1953. Realizing many of her students and colleagues are still guided by conservative attitudes, she decides to inspire the young girls, particularly her conservative students like Joan and Betty to change their lives for the better. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Mike Newell
Genres:
Drama
16. Ted 2 (2015)
10
2
Ted 2
R
10
2

Ted and Tami-Lynn marry and a year later decide to adopt a child. However, Ted is a talking teddy bear and not a real person, so he is denied permission. Even his marriage and job is cancelled. Ted and his best friend, John, now employ a novice lawyer Samantha to fight for his civil rights in court. However, there are obstacles in way.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
17. City Hall (1996)
10
2
City Hall
R
10
2

An innocent young boy is accidentally killed during a shootout between the police and the mob. Soon the Deputy Mayor steps in to investigate the matter and dig for answers.

As:
Cast
Director:
Harold Becker
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
18. Eraser (1996)
9
2
Eraser
R
9
2

U.S. Marshal John Kruger’s job is to wipe out the identities of witnesses under the US witness protection programme. Lee Cullen is one of those he has to protect after she gives out proofs of illegal arms deal by a high profile defense contractor. However, when John figures out that his boss Robert Deguerin is a mole, his own life appears to be at risk.

As:
Cast
Director:
Chuck Russell
Genres:
Drama, Action, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Cromwell, James Coburn, Vanessa Lynn Williams, James Caan, Vanessa Williams, Robert Pastorelli
19. God's Pocket (2014)
9
2
God's Pocket
R
9
2
As:
Director
Director:
John Slattery
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christina Hendricks, Eddie Marsan, Caleb Landry Jones, Jack O'Connell
20. Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)
9
2
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights
PG-13
9
2

Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights is a musical romantic drama film which tells the story of Katey and her parents who move to Havana, Cuba, to begin a new life. Katey soon finds herself attracted to a guy named Javier. However, an oncoming revolution completely changes their lives.

As:
Cast
Role:
Bert Miller
Director:
Guy Ferland
Genres:
Romance, Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Patrick Swayze, Diego Luna, January Jones, Romola Garai, Sela Ward
21. Bad Company (2002)
9
2
Bad Company
PG-13
9
2

After the death of Harvard-educated CIA agent during a top-secret mission, the agency decides to enlist his twin brother Jake Hayes, a street hustler who is not aware that he had a twin brother. Jake has to complete his brother’s work within 9 days, so senior Agent Oakes is sent in to train him, who soon realizes how tough the challenge is. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller, Adventure, Action
22. Underdog (2007)
7
1
Underdog
PG
7
1

Underdog is a superhero action comedy film which revolves around a watchdog who receives superpowers after being exposed to a substance. Soon, he is adopted by a 12 year old boy, and he starts using his power to protect the city he lives in.

As:
Cast
Director:
Frederik Du Chau
Genres:
Fantasy, Action, Family, Comedy, Adventure, Sci-Fi
23. The Ride Home (2000)
10
2
The Ride Home
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Max / Josh
Director:
Sam Hoffman
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Lawrence, Elizabeth Canavan, Steve Maiselson, Tim Miller
24. The Situation (2006)
10
2
The Situation
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Philip Haas
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Damian Lewis, Connie Nielsen, Saïd Amadis, Mido Hamada
25. Where's Marlowe? (1998)
10
3
Where's Marlowe?
R
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Kevin Murphy
Director:
Daniel Pyne
Genres:
Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Yasiin Bey, Miguel Ferrer, John Livingston, Allison Dean
26. Return (2011)
9
2
Return
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bud
Director:
Liza Johnson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Shannon, Linda Cardellini, Paul Sparks, Talia Balsam
27. Bluebird (2013)
9
2
Bluebird
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Richard
Director:
Lance Edmands
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Adam Driver, Louisa Krause, Amy Morton, Margo Martindale, Emily Meade
28. Red Meat (1997)
9
2
Red Meat
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Allison Burnett
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lara Flynn Boyle, Jennifer Grey, James Frain, Dee Freeman
29. In Our Nature (2012)
9
2
In Our Nature
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Gil
Director:
Brian Savelson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jena Malone, Gabrielle Union, Zach Gilford, David Ilku
30. Noise (2004)
8
2
Noise
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Tony Spiridakis
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Ally Sheedy, Jennifer Carter, Julia Barnett, Trish Goff, Ted Bardy
31. My Brother's War (1997)
8
3
My Brother's War
R
8
3
As:
Cast
Director:
James Brolin
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Josh Brolin, James Brolin, Jennie Garth, Patrick Foy
32. The Naked Man (1998)
8
2
The Naked Man
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
J. Todd Anderson
Genres:
Sport, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Rachael Leigh Cook, John Carroll Lynch, Arija Bareikis, Michael Rapaport
33. Harvest (1998)
7
1
Harvest
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Sheriff Bill Johnson
Director:
Stuart Burkin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Evan Handler, Wil Horneff, Arthur J. Nascarella, Stephen Earnhart
34. Sam the Man (2001)
6
1
Sam the Man
TV-MA
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Maxwell Slade
Director:
Gary Winick
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Marin Hinkle, Maria Bello, Annabella Sciorra, Fisher Stevens, Alex Porter

TV Movie(s)

1. Before the Storm (1991)
13
2
Before the Storm
13
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Fresco
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Rhys-Davies, G.W. Bailey, Jesse Borrego, Tony Denison, Shelly Desai
2. A Death in the Family (2002)
10
2
A Death in the Family
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jay Follet
Director:
Gilbert Cates
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Cromwell, Annabeth Gish, Austin Wolff, Kathleen Chalfant, Christopher Strand
3. Catch a Falling Star (2000)
9
2
Catch a Falling Star
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ben Cameron
Director:
Bob Clark
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Sela Ward, Jane Curtin, Andrew Jackson, Rebecca Jenkins
4. Under Cover (1991)
9
2
Under Cover
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Graham Parker
Director:
Harry Winer
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
John Rhys-Davies, Colleen Flynn, Tony Denison, Linda Purl
5. Lily Dale (1996)
8
2
Lily Dale
PG
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Will Kidder
Director:
Peter Masterson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sam Shepard, Stockard Channing, Mary Stuart Masterson, Tim Guinee

Animation(s)

TV Shows and Videos

Homefront (1991)
Homefront
As:
Cast
Director:
Bruce Seth Green, Michael Vejar, Joseph L. Scanlan, Nicholas Sgarro, Sharron Miller
Genres:
War, Drama, History, Romance
Star Cast:
Kyle Chandler, Wendy Phillips, Harry O'Reilly, Mimi Kennedy, Ken Jenkins
Under Cover (1991)
Under Cover
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Fresco
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
John Rhys-Davies, Linda Purl, Joher Coleman, Nick Faltas
Dirty Dozen: The Series (1988)
Dirty Dozen: The Series
As:
Cast
Director:
Virgil W. Vogel, Kevin Connor, Douglas Hickox
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Ian McShane, Ben Murphy, John D'Aquino, John Bradley, Mike Jolly
Maggie (1998)
Maggie
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Richard Meyers
Director:
Joe Regalbuto, Max Tash, Pamela Fryman, Sheldon Epps, Michael Zinberg
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ann Cusack, Tom Bosley, John Getz, Thomas F. Wilson, Melissa Samuels
The Real Mad Men of Advertising (2017)
The Real Mad Men of Advertising
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Molly Hermann
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Matt Gulbranson
Father Dowling Mysteries (1989)
Father Dowling Mysteries
As:
Cast
Director:
Christopher Hibler, James Frawley, Ron Satlof, Seymour Robbie, Russ Mayberry
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
David McCallum, Diane Ladd, Tom Bosley, Mary Wickes, Tracy Nelson, James Stephens
Next (2020)
Next
TV-14
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul LeBlanc
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
K Street (2003)
K Street
As:
Cast
Role:
Tommy Flannegan
Director:
Steven Soderbergh
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
James Carville, Mary McCormack, Roger Guenveur Smith, Mary Matalin
Feds (1997)
Feds
As:
Cast
Director:
Colin Bucksey, John David Coles, Lorraine Senna
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jennifer Esposito, Blair Brown, Adrian Pasdar, Dana Reeve