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List of Harry Connick Jr. Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Independence Day (1996)
19
2
Independence Day
PG-13
19
2

Independence Day is a sci-fi film whose plot revolves around saving humanity from an alien attack. Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Harry Connick Jr. and others form the star cast of this epic film that races to fight for the freedom of earth from the clutches of extraterrestrial beings on the American independence day, July 4th.

Directed By:
Roland Emmerich
2. P.S. I Love You (2007)
16
3
P.S. I Love You
PG-13
16
3

After her husband Gerry dies of a brain tumor, Holly loses the will to live despite attempts by family members and friends to cheer her up. However, starting on her 30th birthday, she begins receiving a series of messages from Gerry that he had previously prepared to guide her towards a journey of rediscovery.

Directed By:
Richard LaGravenese
3. Dolphin Tale (2011)
17
2
Dolphin Tale
PG
17
2

Sawyer is a young boy who manages to save the life of a dolphin from a trap, but in the process, the dolphin loses its tail. He soon becomes friends with the dolphin and tries to give the dolphin a prosthetic tail.

Role:
Dr. Clay Haskett
Starring:
Morgan Freeman, Kris Kristofferson, Ashley Judd, Nathan Gamble
Directed By:
Charles Martin Smith
4. Memphis Belle (1990)
17
3
Memphis Belle
PG-13
17
3

Memphis Belle is an action war drama film which tells the story of a bomber plane during the Second World War, which is piloted by a young crew. They are assigned a mission to bomb a heavily defended town that causes several casualties to the Allied Forces.     

Directed By:
Michael Caton-Jones
5. My Dog Skip (2000)
12
2
My Dog Skip
PG
12
2

In 1942, Willie Morris of Yazoo City, Mississippi, receives a Jack Russell Terrier as his 9th birthday gift. The dog ‘Skip’ becomes best friend of the shy, lonely boy who is unable to make friends. As the exuberant Skip becomes well-loved dog throughout the community, he helps Willie connect with many, also winning the friendship of the girl Willie has a crush on.  

Directed By:
Jay Russell
6. Copycat (1995)
15
2
Copycat
R
15
2

A respected criminal psychologist specializing on serial killers develops agoraphobia after being attacked by one of her subjects and seals herself in a high tech apartment until a new series of murder starts taking place. Drawn by the fact that the killer is copying previous killings, she starts working with the police in order to track him down. 

Role:
Daryll Lee Cullum
Starring:
Directed By:
Jon Amiel
7. Little Man Tate (1991)
13
2
Little Man Tate
PG
13
2

Dede is a working-class single mother, who is going through a lot of struggles, trying to bring up her son. Her son displays signs of being a genius, as his reading and mathematics skills are outstanding, and therefore she tries to ensure that her son gets all the opportunities required, to help him reach his full potential.

Starring:
Jodie Foster, Dianne Wiest, Adam Hann-Byrd, Michael Shulman, Alex Lee
Directed By:
8. Basic (2003)
14
2
Basic
R
14
2

Four US Army Rangers are killed and their leader, a ruthlessly perfectionist sergeant, goes missing during an operational training in the rain forest of Panama. When the two survivors insist on talking to somebody from outside the base, an ex-Ranger and now DEA agent, is brought in to question them. Will he succeed in cracking the case? 

Directed By:
John McTiernan
9. Hope Floats (1998)
25
2
Hope Floats
PG-13
25
2

Birdee returns to her hometown after she comes to know that her husband has been cheating on her with her best friend. She soon meets her childhood crush, and finds herself attracted to him.

Role:
Justin Matisse
Starring:
Sandra Bullock, Gena Rowlands, Mae Whitman, Michael Paré
Directed By:
10. Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)
12
2
Dolphin Tale 2
PG
12
2

Winter is a rescued bottlenose dolphin, whose sole companion and surrogate mother, Panama, dies. Therefore, the team of people, who had saved her life, decide to find a companion for her, so that she can continue staying at the Clearwater Marine Hospital.

Role:
Dr. Clay Haskett
Starring:
Morgan Freeman, Kris Kristofferson, Juliana Harkavy, Ashley Judd
Directed By:
Charles Martin Smith
11. Bug (2006)
12
2
Bug
R
12
2

Agnes, a lonely waitress who has suffered tragedy, escapes her abusive husband and moves in a cheap motel. Through a colleague, she meets paranoiac ex-soldier Peter Evans with whom she has an affair. As they find bugs in bed, Peter discloses that he was submitted to army-experiments involving bugs. Soon, the demarcation between reality and delusion starts diminishing for the nervous pair.   

Role:
Jerry Goss
Starring:
Michael Shannon, Ashley Judd, Brían F. O'Byrne, Lynn Collins
Directed By:
William Friedkin
12. Angels Sing (2013)
13
2
Angels Sing
PG
13
2
Role:
Michael Walker
Starring:
Lyle Lovett, Connie Britton, Kris Kristofferson, Fionnula Flanagan
Directed By:
Tim McCanlies
13. New in Town (2009)
17
3
New in Town
PG
17
3

New in Town is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of a businesswoman from Miami, Florida who is sent to a small town in Minnesota to oversee the restructuring of a manufacturing plant. She tries to adjust to her new life, but things get complicated when she is ordered to close down the plant, which would put the entire community out of work.

Role:
Ted Mitchell
Starring:
Renee Zellweger, J.K. Simmons, Renée Zellweger, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Mike O'Brien
Directed By:
Jonas Elmer
14. Fear of Rain (2021)
9
3
Fear of Rain
PG-13
9
3
Role:
John Burroughs
Starring:
Katherine Heigl
15. Excess Baggage (1997)
8
3
Excess Baggage
PG-13
8
3

Excess Baggage is an action romantic crime film which tells the story of a young teen named Emily, who fakes her own kidnapping, to get the attention of her father. She locks herself in the trunk of a car, but things change when a thief steals the car with her inside, and she gets kidnapped for real.

Role:
Greg
Starring:
Alicia Silverstone, Benicio Del Toro, Christopher Walken, Jack Thompson
Directed By:
Marco Brambilla
16. Mickey (2004)
14
2
Mickey
PG
14
2
Role:
Trip
Starring:
John Grisham, Mike Starr, Michelle Johnson, Mark Joy
Directed By:
Hugh Wilson
17. Wayward Son (1999)
11
4
Wayward Son
11
4
Role:
Jesse Banks Rhodes
Starring:
Patricia Clarkson, Vinessa Shaw, Pete Postlethwaite, Walton Goggins
Directed By:
Randall Harris
18. The Simian Line (2000)
9
2
The Simian Line
R
9
2
Role:
Rick
Starring:
Lynn Redgrave, Cindy Crawford, Eric Stoltz, William Hurt, Tyne Daly, Monica Keena
Directed By:
Linda Yellen

TV Movie(s)

1. Annie Live! (2021)
11
2
Annie Live!
TV-PG
11
2
Role:
Daddy Warbucks
Starring:
Nicole Scherzinger
2. Living Proof (2008)
15
3
Living Proof
15
3
Role:
Dr. Dennis Slamon
Starring:
Swoosie Kurtz, Jennifer Coolidge, Bernadette Peters, Amanda Bynes, Angie Harmon, Tammy Blanchard
Directed By:
Dan Ireland
3. Harry for the Holidays (2003)
10
2
Harry for the Holidays
10
2
Role:
Himself / Host
Starring:
Nathan Lane, Marc Anthony, Whoopi Goldberg, Kim Burrell
Directed By:
Bruce Gowers
4. South Pacific (2001)
12
2
South Pacific
12
2
Role:
Lt. Joseph Cable
Starring:
Glenn Close, Jack Thompson, Rade Serbedzija, Lori Tan Chinn
Directed By:
Richard Pearce

Animation(s)

The Iron Giant (1999)
The Iron Giant
PG
Plot:

Based on the eponymous novel by Ted Hughes, The Iron Giant is an animated film that revolves around a docile 50-foot robot from outer space and a small boy who tries to save him from the clutches of a paranoid federal agent. Set in the Cold War era, it shows how a suspected Russian robot sacrifices himself to save the earth.

Role:
Dean McCoppin (voice)
Starring:
Cloris Leachman, Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel, James Gammon
Directed By:
Brad Bird
Action League Now!!: Rock-A-Big-Baby (1997)
Action League Now!!: Rock-A-Big-Baby
PG
Role:
Big Baby (voice)
Starring:
Peter Criss, Ace Frehley, Jim Krenn, Scott Paulsen
Directed By:
Tim Hill
The Happy Elf (2005)
The Happy Elf
Role:
Lil Farley (voice)
Starring:
Mickey Rooney, Rob Paulsen, Carol Kane, Kevin Michael Richardson
Directed By:
John Rice

TV Shows and Videos

Great Performances (1971)
Great Performances
Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Blythe Danner, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jason Robards, Celeste Holm, Rob Lowe, Jean Stapleton
Directed By:
Brian Large, David Horn, Kirk Browning, Gary Halvorson, Matthew Diamond
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Direction
Cheers (1982)
Cheers
TV-PG
Starring:
Tom Berenger, Harry Anderson, Emma Thompson, Ted Danson, Alexis Smith, Tom Skerritt, Kate Mulgrew
Directed By:
James Burrows, Andy Ackerman, Thomas Lofaro, John Ratzenberger, Tim Berry
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
TV-14
Starring:
Brooke Shields, Rebecca De Mornay, Noel Fisher, Meagan Good, Anthony Anderson, Dean Cain, Coco Austin
Directed By:
David Platt, Peter Leto, Jean de Segonzac, Constantine Makris, Alex Chapple
Nashville (2012)
Nashville
TV-PG
Starring:
Rachel Sarah Bilson, Carla Gugino, Hayden Panettiere, Joy Behar, Bridgit Mendler, Mario Lopez, Christina Aguilera
Directed By:
Callie Khouri, Stephen Cragg, Michael Lohmann, Mike Listo, Paul McCrane
Will & Grace (1998)
Will & Grace
TV-14
Starring:
Kristin Davis, Miguel Ferrer, Christina Moore, Woody Harrelson, Al Roker, Joan Collins, Natasha Lyonne
Directed By:
James Burrows
Harry (2016)
Harry
TV-PG
Role:
Himself - Host (290 episodes, 2016-2018)
Starring:
Anthony Anderson, Danny Seo, Jill Goodacre, Jessie Graff
Kevin Can Wait (2016)
Kevin Can Wait
TV-PG
Starring:
Ralph Macchio, Chazz Palminteri, Kevin James, Kim Coates, Ray Romano, Adam Sandler, Leah Remini
Freedom: A History of Us (2003)
Freedom: A History of Us
Starring:
Aidan Quinn, Paul Newman, Julia Roberts, Sean Connery, Stanley Tucci, Robin Williams, Kevin Spacey
Directed By:
Philip Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt, Nancy Steiner
Life Without Dick (2002)
Life Without Dick
PG-13
Role:
Daniel Gallagher
Starring:
David Cross, Sarah Jessica Parker, Teri Garr, Johnny Knoxville, Craig Ferguson, Claudia Schiffer
Directed By:
Bix Skahill

Harry Connick Jr. Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Great Performances Outstanding Music Direction 2011
Great Performances Outstanding Music Direction 2004
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album 2002
Winner Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male 1991
Winner Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male 1990