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List of Kieran Culkin Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Home Alone (1990)
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12
Home Alone
PG
39
12

Home Alone is a classic family comedy that revolves around a small boy who is accidentally left behind at home while his entire extended family embarks on a Christmas holiday to Paris. A popular movie around Christmas time, it stars Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, whose brilliant attempts at saving his home from two burglars provide plenty of laughs.

Starring:
Macaulay Culkin, John Candy, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard, Roberts Blossom
Directed By:
Chris Columbus
2. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
31
10
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
PG-13
31
10

Based on Bryan Lee O'Malley’s graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim, the movie is an action-comedy which portrays the romantic life and struggles of Sex Bob-Omb bassist Scott Pilgrim. He must win a competition to sign a record deal and battle an army of seven evil ex-boyfriends of his newest girlfriend Ramona Flowers.  

Directed By:
Edgar Wright
3. The Cider House Rules (1999)
13
5
The Cider House Rules
PG-13
13
5

Orphan Homer Wells is lovingly brought up in a Maine orphanage by Dr. Wilbur Larch, who performs secret abortions for people in need. As Homer grows up skillful in obstetrical duties he leaves the orphanage because he doesn’t agree with Larch on abortion, but quickly starts questioning his choices after he starts working at an apple orchard.  

Directed By:
Lasse Hallström
4. The Mighty (1998)
8
3
The Mighty
PG-13
8
3

The Mighty is a comedy drama film which revolves around Kevin, a boy who is smart, but has a weak body. His life takes a turn when he meets Maxwell, a boy who is ridiculed for his huge size. Since they are both outcasts, an unlikely friendship soon develops between the two.

Starring:
Directed By:
Peter Chelsom
5. Igby Goes Down (2002)
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4
Igby Goes Down
R
8
4

Defiant and sardonic 17-year-old Jason ‘Igby’ Slocumb Jr. doesn’t leave any opportunity to rebel against his severe, moneyed East Coast family. Feeling stifled by the expectations of the wealthy family that comprised of a schizophrenic and institutionalized father; a self-centered, detached mother; and a young Republican for an older brother, Igby tries to break away in search of a better world out there.

Role:
Igby
Directed By:
Burr Steers
6. Lymelife (2008)
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3
Lymelife
R
7
3

The life of Charlie Bragg, a hapless husband and father, is turned upside down when he is diagnosed with Lyme disease. His wife takes a job working for their neighbor, Mickey Bartlett. But problem is that Mickey is a womanizer, something even which his wife is aware of. Meanwhile Adrianna, the Bragg’s teen daughter and Scott, the Bartlett’s teen son, try to maintain their sanity as tensions continue to rise.  

Starring:
Alec Baldwin, Emma Roberts, Cynthia Nixon, Timothy Hutton, Jill Hennessy
Directed By:
Derick Martini
7. The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)
7
3
The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys
R
7
3

The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys is a comedy drama film which revolves around a group of Catholic school friends, who are caught drawing an obscene comic book by Sister Assumpta. They decide to plan a heist, as an act of revenge, unaware that it will change their lives.   

Role:
Tim Sullivan
Starring:
Jena Malone, Emile Davenport Hirsch, Jodie Foster, Vincent D'Onofrio, Emile Hirsch
Directed By:
Peter Care
8. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
PG
24
11

Kevin McCallister and his family plan a Christmas vacation in Miami but Kevin accidentally boards a wrong plane and lands in New York, where he befriends a toy shop owner and a homeless pigeon lady. Also in New York are his old foes, Harry and Marv, who plan to burgle the toy store. Kevin of course is ready to trap and hand them back to the police.

Starring:
Directed By:
Chris Columbus
9. Music of the Heart (1999)
7
3
Music of the Heart
PG
7
3

Roberta starts afresh after being abandoned by her husband. She starts teaching violin to underprivileged children in New York. Though, initially principal Janet and the students resist the learning, yet the program becomes a hit and gets recognition from the public. However, after a decade the program is suddenly shut due to budget crunch and Roberta along with Janet and her former pupils work towards holding a concert in order to raise funds.

Starring:
Directed By:
Wes Craven
10. Father of the Bride (1991)
10
5
Father of the Bride
PG
10
5

Overprotective father George Banks' life is turned upside down when his 22 years old daughter, Annie, returns from Europe to announce she is engaged to Bryan MacKenzie. Despite Bryan being a good match, what follows is a hilarious tale of George causing one disaster after another as he tries to come to terms with the wedding. 

Role:
Matty Banks
Starring:
Directed By:
Charles Shyer
11. Paper Man (2009)
7
4
Paper Man
R
7
4

Paper Man is a comedy drama film which tells the story of a failed novelist named Richard Dunn who is suffering from writer’s block. He is emotionally dependent on his imaginary superhero friend Captain Excellent. His life takes an interesting turn after he develops a friendship with a teen girl named Abby.

Role:
Christopher
Starring:
Ryan Reynolds, Lisa Kudrow, Jeff Daniels, Chris Parnell, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds
Directed By:
Kieran Mulroney, Michele Mulroney
12. Margaret (2011)
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4
Margaret
R
7
4

Lisa Cohen interacts with a bus driver, running alongside his bus, but this makes him distracted which leads to a fatal accident. Lisa accuses the driver of being responsible for the accident and the death of the woman who died in her arms. She files a lawsuit against the driver as well, but she ends up losing.

Starring:
Mark Ruffalo, Jean Reno, Anna Paquin, Allison Janney, Krysten Ritter, Matthew Broderick, Matt Damon
Directed By:
Kenneth Lonergan
13. Only the Lonely (1991)
6
4
Only the Lonely
PG-13
6
4

A romantic comedy about a policeman from Chicago who falls in love with a woman whose father owns a funeral home. Their relationship has to overcome many obstacles because of his rude and controlling mother.

Starring:
Jim Belushi, Anthony Quinn, John Candy, Ally Sheedy, Macaulay Culkin, Maureen O'Hara, Kevin Dunn
Directed By:
Chris Columbus
14. Father of the Bride Part II (1995)
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4
Father of the Bride Part II
PG
7
4

In this sequel to ‘Father of the Bride,’ George Banks, who is just getting used to his daughter being married, receives the news of her pregnancy. While trying to get accustomed to the idea of being a grandfather, his wife, Nina, surprises him with the news of her pregnancy. To add to the chaos, Franck is invited to plan the baby showers.

Starring:
Martin Short, Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy, George Newbern, Kimberly Williams-Paisley
Directed By:
Charles Shyer
15. She's All That (1999)
9
6
She's All That
PG-13
9
6

High school hotshot, Zackary Siler’s popularity falls when his hot narcissistic girlfriend, Taylor, dumps him. To get back his popularity, he takes a bet with his friend Dean, that he can convert any high school girl into the Prom Queen. Zack has his work cut out when Dean selects unpopular introvert Laney Boggs. 

Starring:
Paul Walker, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Milo Ventimiglia, Rachael Leigh Cook, Alexis Arquette, Kevin Pollak, Anna Paquin
Directed By:
Robert Iscove
16. Wiener-Dog (2016)
5
4
Wiener-Dog
R
5
4

Weiner-Dog is a drama film which revolves around a dachshund, who changes homes, going from one owner to the other. It experiences bizarre moments due to the dysfunctional lives of its owners, before the dog finally finds its true home.  

Role:
Brandon
Starring:
Greta Gerwig, Danny DeVito, Julie Delpy, Tracy Letts
Directed By:
Todd Solondz
17. Nowhere to Run (1993)
5
4
Nowhere to Run
R
5
4

The film revolves around an escaped convict named Sam, who finds himself in a farmland owned by a widow. He soon comes to know that a ruthless contractor is attempting to take over her land, Sam decides to help her fight.

Role:
Mike 'Mookie' Anderson
Starring:
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Joss Ackland, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Rosanna Arquette, Ted Levine, Tiffany Taubman
Directed By:
Robert Harmon
18. It Runs in the Family (1994)
4
4
It Runs in the Family
PG
4
4
Role:
Ralph 'Ralphie' Parker
Starring:
Charles Grodin, Mary Steenburgen, Glenn Shadix, Jean Shepherd, Al Mancini
Directed By:
Bob Clark
19. Movie 43 (2013)
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Movie 43
R
6
8

An unsuccessful screenwriter, pitches in shockingly outrageous story ideas to a studio executive in this anthology comprising fourteen interlinked short films. It is directed by twelve different directors and stars famous Hollywood names. 

Starring:
Uma Thurman, Richard Gere, Stephen Merchant, Dennis Quaid, Johnny Knoxville, Liev Schreiber, Greg Kinnear
20. Approaching a Breakthrough (2017)
6
3
Approaching a Breakthrough
6
3
Role:
Norman
Starring:
Mae Whitman, Justine Lupe, Jeanine Serralles, Sharon Washington
Directed By:
Noah Pritzker
21. Infinity Baby (2017)
5
3
Infinity Baby
5
3
Role:
Ben
Starring:
Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally, Martin Starr, Stephen Root
Directed By:
Bob Byington
22. Quitters (2015)
4
4
Quitters
R
4
4
Starring:
Mira Sorvino, Greg Germann, Kara Hayward, Ben Konigsberg
Directed By:
Noah Pritzker
23. Amanda (1996)
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4
Amanda
PG
4
4
Role:
Biddle Farnsworth
Starring:
Dennis Haysbert, Alice Krige, Chris Mulkey, Erik von Detten
Directed By:
Bobby Roth

TV Shows

Fargo
28
3
Fargo
TV-MA
28
3
Starring:
Martin Freeman, Billy Bob Thornton, DJ Qualls, Francesca Eastwood, Ewan McGregor, Ted Danson, Ann Cusack
Directed By:
Michael Uppendahl, Keith Gordon, Randall Einhorn, Adam Bernstein, Colin Bucksey
Succession
15
2
Succession
TV-MA
15
2
Role:
Roman Roy (10 episodes, 2018)
Starring:
Alan Ruck, Hiam Abbass, Brian Cox, Peter Friedman, Nicholas Braun
Directed By:
Frasier
12
3
Frasier
TV-PG
12
3
Starring:
James Spader, Sarah Shahi, Sarah Silverman, Chris Diamantopoulos, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Laura Dern, Michael Keaton
Directed By:
The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns
6
3
The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns
6
3
Role:
Barney O'Grady (2 episodes, 1999)
Starring:
Roger Daltrey, Randy Quaid, Whoopi Goldberg, Peter Serafinowicz, Colm Meaney
Directed By:
John Henderson
Go Fish
5
3
Go Fish
5
3
Role:
Andy 'Fish' Troutner (5 episodes, 2001)
Starring:
Adam Brody, Will Friedle, Joe Flaherty, Molly Cheek
Directed By:
Arlene Sanford, Danny Leiner