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List of John Slattery Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Spotlight (2015)
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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.

Role:
Jr. Ben Bradlee
Directed By:
Tom McCarthy
2. Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (2012)
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2
Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God
TV-14
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2
Starring:
Chris Cooper, Ethan Hawke, Alex Gibney, Terry Kohut, Gary Smith
Directed By:
Alex Gibney
3. Captain America: Civil War (2016)
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2
Captain America: Civil War
PG-13
14
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.

Directed By:
Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
4. The Station Agent (2003)
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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. 

Starring:
Peter Dinklage, Bobby Cannavale, Paula Garcés, Josh Pais, Paul Benjamin
Directed By:
Tom McCarthy
5. 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.  

Directed By:
Barry Levinson
6. Traffic (2000)
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3
Traffic
R
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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.

Directed By:
7. Ant-Man (2015)
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Ant-Man
PG-13
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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.

Directed By:
Peyton Reed
8. Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
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2
Flags of Our Fathers
R
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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.

Role:
Bud Gerber
Starring:
Paul Walker, Scott Eastwood, Adam Beach, Melanie Lynskey, Len Cariou, Ryan Phillippe, Jesse Bradford
Directed By:
9. Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
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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. 

Directed By:
10. The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
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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. 

Starring:
Matt Damon, Jon Stewart, Emily Blunt, Anthony Mackie, Lisa Thoreson, Florence Kastriner
Directed By:
George Nolfi
11. The Brooke Ellison Story (2004)
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2
The Brooke Ellison Story
PG
11
2
Role:
Ed Ellison
Starring:
Lacey Chabert, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Vanessa Marano, Jenson Goins
Directed By:
12. Iron Man 2 (2010)
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2
Iron Man 2
PG-13
11
2

Since revealing himself as Iron Man, Tony Stark is being pressured by the government and weapon contractors to reveal the technology behind his powerful suit. He must find a way to fight them while also tackling his other enemies.

Starring:
Samuel L. Jackson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Mickey Rourke, Sam Rockwell, Seth Green, Jon Favreau, Paul Bettany
Directed By:
13. Churchill (2017)
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2
Churchill
PG
11
2

Churchill is a biographical drama film which takes us to the time during the Second World. It revolves around British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and the difficult decisions he faced during the war.

Role:
Dwight Eisenhower
Starring:
Miranda Richardson, Brian Cox, Julian Wadham, Ella Purnell
Directed By:
Jonathan Teplitzky
14. Reservation Road (2007)
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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.

Starring:
Mira Sorvino, Joaquin Phoenix, Elle Fanning, Jennifer Connelly, Mark Ruffalo
Directed By:
Terry George
15. Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
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2
Mona Lisa Smile
PG-13
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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. 

Starring:
Julia Stiles, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Topher Grace, Krysten Ritter, Kristen Connolly, Kirsten Dunst, Ginnifer Goodwin
Directed By:
Mike Newell
16. Ted 2 (2015)
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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.

Starring:
Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane, Morgan Freeman, Jimmy Fallon, Avan Jogia, Amanda Seyfried, Giovanni Ribisi
Directed By:
17. City Hall (1996)
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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.

Starring:
Al Pacino, John Cusack, Danny Aiello, Martin Landau, Bridget Fonda
Directed By:
Harold Becker
18. Eraser (1996)
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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.

Starring:
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Vanessa Lynn Williams, James Cromwell, James Coburn, Sven-Ole Thorsen, James Caan, Vanessa Williams
Directed By:
Chuck Russell
19. God's Pocket (2014)
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2
God's Pocket
R
9
2

God’s Pocket is a comedy drama film which tells the story of a blue collar worker, who tries to cover things up after his stepson is killed in a suspicious accident. However, things take a turn after a nosy newspaper reporter senses that something is wrong.

Starring:
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christina Hendricks, Eddie Marsan, Caleb Landry Jones, Jack O'Connell
Directed By:
John Slattery
20. Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)
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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.

Role:
Bert Miller
Starring:
Patrick Swayze, Diego Luna, January Jones, Romola Garai, Sela Ward
Directed By:
Guy Ferland
21. Bad Company (2002)
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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. 

Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Chris Rock, Kerry Washington, Peter Stormare, Charlie Day, Gabriel Macht
Directed By:
22. Underdog (2007)
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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.

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

TV Movie(s)

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

Animation(s)

The Simpsons (1989)
The Simpsons
TV-14
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Ben Stiller, Edward Norton, Nick Kroll, Glenn Close, Zooey Deschanel, Judd Apatow
Directed By:
Mark Kirkland, Steven Dean Moore, Bob Anderson, Matthew Nastuk, Jim Reardon
The Cleveland Show (2009)
The Cleveland Show
TV-14
Starring:
Mila Kunis, Bryan Cranston, Kristen Bell, Jennette McCurdy, Jennifer Tilly, Penn Jillette, Alex Borstein
Directed By:
Seth MacFarlane, Anthony Lioi, Albert Calleros, Anthony Agrusa, Oreste Canestrelli

TV Shows and Videos

Arrested Development (2003)
Arrested Development
TV-PG
Starring:
Amy Poehler, Isla Fisher, Thomas Jane, Gary Cole, Scott Baio, Dick Van Patten, David Cross
Directed By:
Mitchell Hurwitz, Troy Miller, Joe Russo, Paul Feig, Anthony Russo
Homefront (1991)
Homefront
Starring:
Kyle Chandler, Wendy Phillips, Harry O'Reilly, Mimi Kennedy, Ken Jenkins
Directed By:
Bruce Seth Green, Michael Vejar, Joseph L. Scanlan, Nicholas Sgarro, Sharron Miller
From the Earth to the Moon (1998)
From the Earth to the Moon
TV-14
Starring:
Mark Harmon, Adam Baldwin, Sally Field, Kevin Pollak, Blythe Danner, Debra Jo Rupp, Tony Goldwyn
Directed By:
Tom Hanks, David Frankel, Sally Field
Mad Men (2007)
Mad Men
TV-14
Starring:
Jared Harris, John Aniston, Abigail Spencer, Bruce Greenwood, Jon Hamm, Alexis Bledel, Neve Campbell
Directed By:
Phil Abraham, Michael Uppendahl, Jennifer Getzinger, Matthew Weiner, Scott Hornbacher
The Daily Show (1996)
The Daily Show
TV-14
Starring:
Kal Penn, Stephen Colbert, Sacha Baron Cohen, Josh Gad, Hasan Minhaj, Danny Trejo, Patrick Stewart
Directed By:
Chuck O'Neil, Scott Preston, Andy Barsh, Paul Pennolino
Saturday Night Live (1975)
Saturday Night Live
TV-PG
Starring:
Norman Reedus, Adam McKay, Adam Sandler, Kumail Nanjiani, Albert Brooks, Norm MacDonald, Emma Stone
Directed By:
Ben Stiller, Dave Wilson, Beth McCarthy-Miller, Don Roy King, James Signorelli
Dishonored (2012)
Dishonored
M
Role:
Admiral Havelock
Starring:
Susan Sarandon, Carrie Fisher, Lena Headey, Brad Dourif
Directed By:
Harvey Smith
Under Cover (1991)
Under Cover
Starring:
John Rhys-Davies, Linda Purl, Joher Coleman, Nick Faltas
Directed By:
Michael Fresco
30 Rock (2006)
30 Rock
TV-14
Starring:
Jon Bon Jovi, Christopher Walken, Kelly Ripa, Kim Kardashian, Florence Henderson, Matthew Broderick, Chris Parnell
Directed By:
Don Scardino, Beth McCarthy-Miller, John Riggi, Michael Engler, Gail Mancuso
Veep (2012)
Veep
TV-MA
Starring:
Patton Oswalt, Jean Smart, Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Brian Doyle-Murray, Anna Chlumsky, Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Directed By:
Beth McCarthy-Miller, Tristram Shapeero, David Mandel, Stephanie Laing, Brad Hall
China Beach (1988)
China Beach
Starring:
Kathy Bates, Vivica A. Fox, Helen Hunt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Stephen Baldwin, Vince Vaughn, Ricki Lake
Directed By:
Diane Keaton, Mimi Leder, John Sacret Young, Christopher Leitch, Michael Fresco
Documentary Now! (2015)
Documentary Now!
Starring:
Mia Farrow, Faye Dunaway, Helen Mirren, Maya Rudolph, Fred Armisen, Anne Hathaway, Bill Hader
Directed By:
Alexander Buono, Rhys Thomas
Jack & Bobby (2004)
Jack & Bobby
TV-14
Role:
Peter Benedict
Starring:
Logan Lerman, Bradley Cooper, Paul Sorvino, Timothy Francis Robbins, Alex D. Linz, Patrick J. Adams, Danica McKellar
Directed By:
David Petrarca, Perry Lang, Michael Schultz, Peter Markle, David Nutter
Dirty Dozen: The Series (1988)
Dirty Dozen: The Series
Starring:
Ian McShane, Ben Murphy, John D'Aquino, John Bradley, Mike Jolly
Directed By:
Virgil W. Vogel, Kevin Connor, Douglas Hickox
The Young Riders (1989)
The Young Riders
Starring:
David Carradine, Della Reese, Cynthia Nixon, Josh Brolin, Stephen Baldwin, James Cromwell, Ty Miller
Directed By:
James Brolin, Virgil W. Vogel, James Keach, Lee H. Katzin, Joseph L. Scanlan
Maggie (1998)
Maggie
Role:
Dr. Richard Meyers
Starring:
Ann Cusack, Tom Bosley, Thomas F. Wilson, John Getz, Melissa Samuels
Directed By:
Joe Regalbuto, Max Tash, Pamela Fryman, Sheldon Epps, Michael Zinberg
Law & Order (1990)
Law & Order
TV-14
Starring:
Zoe Saldana, George Dzundza, Jennifer Beals, Kevin Smith, Edie Falco, Jane Kaczmarek, Sean Astin
Directed By:
Constantine Makris, Edwin Sherin, Jace Alexander, David Platt, Richard Dobbs
Love (2016)
Love
TV-MA
Starring:
David Spade, Ed Begley Jr., Milana Vayntrub, Gillian Jacobs, Paul Rust, Claudia O'Doherty, Mike Mitchell
Directed By:
Steve Buscemi, Dean Holland, Maggie Carey, John Slattery, Joe Swanberg
Ed (2000)
Ed
Starring:
Jim Parsons, Anne Meara, Neil Patrick Harris, Amy Sedaris, Bob Odenkirk, Chris Isaak, Julie Bowen
Directed By:
Timothy Busfield, Marc Buckland, Kevin Dowling, Adam Bernstein, Timothy Van Patten
Desperate Housewives (2004)
Desperate Housewives
TV-14
Starring:
Helena Mattsson, Drea de Matteo, Tahj Mowry, Scott Bakula, Laurie Metcalf, Julie Benz, Brian Austin Green
Directed By:
David Grossman, Larry Shaw, David Warren, Arlene Sanford, Bethany Rooney
Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp (2015)
Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp
TV-MA
Starring:
Kevin Sussman, Jason Schwartzman, Kristen Wiig, Michael Cera, Christopher Meloni, Elizabeth Banks, Molly Shannon
Directed By:
David Wain
The Real Mad Men of Advertising (2017)
The Real Mad Men of Advertising
Role:
Narrator
Starring:
Matt Gulbranson
Directed By:
Molly Hermann
Becker (1998)
Becker
TV-PG
Starring:
Jaime Pressly, Ray Romano, Mary Steenburgen, Ted Danson, Hal Holbrook, Rhea Perlman, Kelsey Grammer
Directed By:
Andy Ackerman, Ken Levine, Darryl Bates, Chris Brougham, Gail Mancuso
Will & Grace (1998)
Will & Grace
TV-14
Starring:
Jennifer Lopez, Woody Harrelson, Gene Wilder, Bernadette Peters, Jeff Goldblum, Hal Linden, Bebe Neuwirth
Directed By:
James Burrows
Ned and Stacey (1995)
Ned and Stacey
Starring:
Megan Mullally, Kathy Griffin, Jason Bateman, Marcia Cross, Olivia Newton-John, Lloyd Bridges, Paulina Porizkova
Directed By:
Lee Shallat Chemel, Max Tash, Rick Beren, Alan Myerson, Rob Schiller
Sex and the City (1998)
Sex and the City
TV-14
Starring:
Lecy Goranson, Alanis Morissette, Alan Cumming, Heidi Klum, Kristin Davis, Matthew McConaughey, David McCallum
Directed By:
Michael Patrick King, Allen Coulter, Michael Engler, Michael Spiller, Alan Taylor
Judging Amy (1999)
Judging Amy
Starring:
Viola Davis, Rae Dawn Chong, Tom Welling, Jennifer Esposito, Marlee Matlin, Aaron Paul, Carrie Snodgress
Directed By:
James Hayman, James Frawley, Helen Shaver, Kevin Dowling, Andrew Robinson
The Romanoffs (2018)
The Romanoffs
TV-MA
Starring:
Diane Lane, Aaron Eckhart, Jack Huston, Isabelle Huppert, Corey Stoll, Marthe Keller
Directed By:
Matthew Weiner
A Woman of Independent Means (1995)
A Woman of Independent Means
PG
Starring:
Charles Durning, Tony Goldwyn, Sally Field, Sheila McCarthy, Andrew Lowery
Directed By:
Robert Greenwald
Tattingers (1988)
Tattingers
Starring:
Richard Lewis, Wayne Knight, Elaine Stritch, Richard Belzer, William H. Macy, Jerry Stiller, Blythe Danner
Directed By:
John Whitesell, Gwen Arner, Allan Arkush, Bruce Paltrow, Mark Tinker
Father Dowling Mysteries (1989)
Father Dowling Mysteries
Starring:
Diane Ladd, Mary Wickes, Tom Bosley, David McCallum, Tracy Nelson, James Stephens
Directed By:
Christopher Hibler, James Frawley, Ron Satlof, Seymour Robbie, Russ Mayberry
Party of Five (1994)
Party of Five
Starring:
Jodie Sweetin, Tara Strong, Kate Hudson, Brittany Murphy, Alan Young, James Marsden, Ben Savage
Directed By:
Steven Robman, Ken Topolsky, Daniel Attias, Michael Engler, Ellen S. Pressman
Next (2020)
Next
TV-14
Role:
Paul LeBlanc
K Street (2003)
K Street
Role:
Tommy Flannegan
Starring:
James Carville, Mary McCormack, Roger Guenveur Smith, Mary Matalin
Directed By:
Steven Soderbergh
Feds (1997)
Feds
Starring:
Jennifer Esposito, Blair Brown, Adrian Pasdar, Dana Reeve
Directed By:
Colin Bucksey, John David Coles, Lorraine Senna