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List of Kyle Chandler Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
24
4
The Wolf of Wall Street
R
24
4

This biographical film focuses on the rise of Jordan Belfort from an entry-level employee at a brokerage firm to founding his own firm that engaged in massive security scams involving widespread corruption on Wall Street. However, his decadent lifestyle of sex, drugs and excess led to his downfall by attracting the attention of the FBI.

Role:
Agent Patrick Denham
Directed By:
2. Argo (2012)
21
3
Argo
R
21
3

The movie is adapted from a 1999 book -The Master of Disguise – by the CIA exfiltration specialist, Tony Mendez and a 2007 article by Joshuah Bearman. Depicting true events, the movie follows Mendez, as he devises an ingenious but risky plan to rescue six Americans from Tehran in 1979 by posing as a film crew unit scouting for location in Iran for a science-fiction film.  

Directed By:
3. Manchester by the Sea (2016)
18
5
Manchester by the Sea
R
18
5

Lee Chandler, a loner who works as a janitor in Quincy, is forced to return to his hometown Manchester-by-the-Sea following his brother's sudden death. He is shocked to learn that he is now the sole guardian of his teenager nephew Patrick and is further tormented by memories of past tragedies as the funeral gets delayed.

Role:
Joe Chandler
Starring:
Casey Affleck, Matthew Broderick, Ben O'Brien, Richard Donelly
Directed By:
Kenneth Lonergan
4. Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
20
2
Zero Dark Thirty
R
20
2

Post September 11, 2001 terrorist attack, US intelligence and military forces focussed on capturing and killing one of the most wanted men in the world – Osama Bin Laden. The movie dramatizes this search that continued for over ten years and culminated in the killing of Bin Laden by the SEALs in Pakistan.

Role:
Joseph Bradley
Directed By:
Kathryn Bigelow
6. Game Night (2018)
19
3
Game Night
R
19
3

This mystery comedy crime film tells the story of a group of friends who meet regularly for game nights.  However, when of them finds his brother mysteriously vanished, they suspect that he might have been kidnapped by gangsters, and they set out to find him.   

Role:
Brooks
Directed By:
John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein
7. King Kong (2005)
18
4
King Kong
PG-13
18
4

Following the story of an ambitious filmmaker who travels to the mysterious Skull Island with his crew to capture a giant gorilla, the film King Kong was made on a then-record-breaking budget of $207 million in 2005. A major critical and commercial success, the film appeared on several top ten lists for the year. 

Starring:
Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Naomi Watts, Andy Serkis, Peter Jackson, Thomas Kretschmann, Colin Hanks
Directed By:
8. Carol (2015)
17
3
Carol
R
17
3

Aspiring photographer, Therese Belivet, runs into the glamorous Carol Aird while working at Frankenberg's department store in Manhattan. When the two women later develop a bond, it blossoms in love and relationship. But Carol’s bitter divorce proceedings threaten the relationship with heartbreak. 

Role:
Harge Aird
Starring:
Directed By:
Todd Haynes
9. The Kingdom (2007)
15
2
The Kingdom
R
15
2

Following a terrorist attack on an American housing compound in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, FBI Special Agent Ronald Fleury blackmails the Saudi ambassador to secure permission to conduct an investigation within days. He reaches Riyadh with an elite team, but faces obstruction at every step until they are assisted by a like-minded Saudi police captain, Colonel Faris Al-Ghazi.

Directed By:
Peter Berg
10. Super 8 (2011)
15
2
Super 8
PG-13
15
2

While making a low-budget zombie-movie using a Super-8 camera, youngsters Joe Lamb, Alice Dainard and others accidentally film a horrifying train accident. An alien experimented on by the U.S. army escapes from the wreckage. Soon, unexplained incidents and disappearances start happening. Joe decides to help the alien escape and rescue everyone abducted by it.   

Starring:
Elle Fanning, Bruce Greenwood, Jessica Tuck, Joel Courtney, Joel McKinnon Miller, Ryan Lee, Zach Mills
Directed By:
J.J. Abrams
11. The Spectacular Now (2013)
11
3
The Spectacular Now
R
11
3

Sutter Keely, a charismatic high school senior who loves to party, gets heavily drunk after sudden breakup with his girlfriend and is awakened the next morning in a stranger's lawn by shy and studious peer Aimee Finecky. Despite being polar opposites, they gradually begin to develop a bond after he convinces her to teach him geometry.

Starring:
Shailene Woodley, Bob Odenkirk, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Brie Larson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Miles Teller, Masam Holden
Directed By:
James Ponsoldt
12. Pure Country (1992)
13
3
Pure Country
PG
13
3
Role:
Buddy Jackson
Starring:
Lesley Ann Warren, Rory Calhoun, John Doe, Isabel Glasser
Directed By:
Christopher Cain
13. Sidney Hall (2017)
14
2
Sidney Hall
R
14
2
Role:
The Searcher
Starring:
Logan Lerman, Nathan Lane, Margaret Qualley, Janina Gavankar, Elle Fanning, Michelle Monaghan
Directed By:
Shawn Christensen
14. Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)
14
5
Godzilla vs. Kong
PG-13
14
5

A deaf, orphaned girl Jia, who shares a bond with mighty Kong, can communicate with him in sign language. When Kong’s protectors and Jia embark on a quest to find his origin, they are confronted with an infuriated Godzilla unleashing his reign of destruction. The two Titans clash in a spectacular battle that reveals a mystery, resting deep within the core of the earth.

Role:
Mark Russell
Starring:
Millie Bobby Brown, Eiza González
15. Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
15
7
Godzilla: King of the Monsters
PG-13
15
7

After King Ghidorah and Rodan awaken several other Titans to destroy the World, the members of Monarch, a crypto-zoological organization, has no other option but to rely on the Godzilla and Mothra to save humanity.  

Starring:
Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Ziyi Zhang, David Strathairn, Ken Watanabe
Directed By:
Michael Dougherty
16. Broken City (2013)
18
2
Broken City
R
18
2

A disgraced ex-cop and now a private investigator in New York City, Billy Taggart is hired by Mayor Hostetler to investigate his wife Cathleen. Hostetler suspects that Cathleen is having an affair which can harm his chances at the up-coming elections. As Billy unearths darker facts during investigations, he realizes that Hostetler has double-crossed him, and fights to get to the truth.

Starring:
Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Alona Tal, Jeffrey Wright, Barry Pepper
Directed By:
Allen Hughes
17. Mulholland Falls (1996)
15
2
Mulholland Falls
R
15
2

Frustrated with the rules and weaknesses of the justice system, a team of four LAPD detectives, decide to commit the unlawful execution of a powerful gangster. They are soon brought in when a young woman’s body is found at a construction site. As the detectives continue their investigation, they soon receive a film of her having sex in a motel room.  

Starring:
Jennifer Connelly, Melanie Griffith, Andrew McCarthy, Nick Nolte, Chazz Palminteri, Daniel Baldwin, Bruce Dern
Directed By:
Lee Tamahori
18. Angel's Dance (1999)
9
3
Angel's Dance
R
9
3
Role:
Tony Greco
Starring:
Jim Belushi, Mac Davis, Sheryl Lee, Ned Bellamy
Directed By:
David L. Corley
19. The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
15
1
The Day the Earth Stood Still
PG-13
15
1

Klaatu, an alien in human form lands in Central Park, along with an indestructible robot nicknamed GORT, to save Earth. But scientists, Helen Benson and her son Jacob, soon realize that saving Earth means the destruction of all human life. As Klaatu learns more about humanity, he tries to save it and stop GORT. 

Starring:
Keanu Reeves, Jaden Smith, Kathy Bates, John Cleese, Jon Hamm, Jennifer Connelly
Directed By:
Scott Derrickson
20. The Midnight Sky (2020)
10
2
The Midnight Sky
PG-13
10
2

The Midnight Sky is a science fiction thriller film which tells the story of a scientist living alone in the Arctic, after a worldwide catastrophe. He tries to contact a group of astronauts and stop them from returning home. 

Role:
Mitchell
Starring:
David Oyelowo, Felicity Jones, George Clooney
21. Morning (2010)
9
2
Morning
R
9
2
Starring:
Laura Linney, Jason Ritter, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gina Morelli
Directed By:
Leland Orser
22. The Color of Evening (1990)
8
1
The Color of Evening
PG
8
1
Role:
John
Starring:
Martin Landau, Stuart Whitman, Ellen Burstyn, Hildy Brooks
Directed By:
Steve Stafford

TV Movie(s)

1. And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003)
11
2
And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself
TV-MA
11
2
Starring:
Antonio Banderas, Alan Arkin, Jim Broadbent, Eion Bailey, Matt Day
Directed By:
Bruce Beresford
2. Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story (1988)
12
2
Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story
12
2
Starring:
Pam Dawber, Michael Nouri, James Handy, Bess Meyer
Directed By:
Roy Campanella II
3. The Vatican (2013)
11
3
The Vatican
11
3
Role:
Cardinal Thomas Duffy
Starring:
Sebastian Koch, Bruno Ganz, Rebecca Ferguson, Ewen Bremner, Anna Friel
Directed By:
Ridley Scott
4. Unconquered (1989)
10
2
Unconquered
10
2
Starring:
Dermot Mulroney, Peter Coyote, Frank Whaley, Tess Harper, Jenny Robertson
Directed By:
Dick Lowry
5. Lies and the Wives We Tell Them To (2005)
9
2
Lies and the Wives We Tell Them To
9
2
Role:
Cooper
Starring:
Ed Helms, Jeremy Garrett, Rob Reinis, Susan Lay
Directed By:
Gary Halvorson
6. Sleep, Baby, Sleep (1995)
11
2
Sleep, Baby, Sleep
11
2
Role:
Peter Walker
Starring:
Tracey Gold, Missy Crider, Joe Minjares, Karla Tamburrelli
Directed By:
Armand Mastroianni
7. Capital City (2004)
9
2
Capital City
9
2
Role:
Mac McGinty
Starring:
Tom Berenger, Peter Fonda, Katharine Ross, Mary Steenburgen
Directed By:
Spenser Hill
8. Home Fires Burning (1989)
8
2
Home Fires Burning
8
2
Starring:
Neil Patrick Harris, Bill Pullman, Sada Thompson, Barnard Hughes, Robert Prosky
Directed By:
Glenn Jordan
9. Convict Cowboy (1995)
10
2
Convict Cowboy
R
10
2
Role:
Clay Treyton
Starring:
Ben Gazzara, Jon Voight, Marcia Gay Harden, Glenn Plummer
Directed By:
Rod Holcomb

Animation(s)

Family Guy (1999)
Family Guy
TV-14
Starring:
Bryce Dallas Howard, Liam Neeson, Johnny Galecki, Keke Palmer, Patrick Duffy, Drew Barrymore, Portia de Rossi
Directed By:
Peter Shin, James Purdum, Dominic Bianchi, Pete Michels, John Holmquist
Robot Chicken (2001)
Robot Chicken
TV-MA
Starring:
Sarah Silverman, Allison Janney, Calista Flockhart, Maisie Williams, Val Edward Kilmer, Alan Cumming, Danai Gurira
Directed By:
Chris McKay, Zeb Wells, Kevin Shinick, Tom Sheppard, Matthew Senreich
American Dad! (2005)
American Dad!
TV-14
Starring:
Rupert Grint, Danny Glover, Manu Bennett, Henry Rollins, Sandra Oh, Alexandra Breckenridge, Anthony Michael Hall
Directed By:
Ron Hughart, Brent Woods, Anthony Lioi, Rodney Clouden, Pam Cooke
King of the Hill (1997)
King of the Hill
TV-14
Starring:
Christina Applegate, Alyson Hannigan, Ricki Lake, William Devane, Fred Willard, Johnny Knoxville, Brittany Murphy
Directed By:
Wesley Archer, Klay Hall, Tricia Garcia, Kyoung Hee Lim, Adam Kuhlman
A Monsterous Holiday (2013)
A Monsterous Holiday
Role:
Coach (voice)
Starring:
Sean Astin, Brooke Shields, Drake Bell, Jon Heder, Brooke Shields
Directed By:
Gordon Crum
The Naughty List (2013)
The Naughty List
Role:
Santa (voice)
Starring:
Naya Rivera, Sean Astin, Drake Bell, Matthew Lillard, Naya Rivera
Directed By:
Jay Surridge, Gordon Crum

TV Shows and Videos

Homefront (1991)
Homefront
Role:
Jeff Metcalf (42 episodes, 1991-1993)
Starring:
John Slattery, Wendy Phillips, Harry O'Reilly, Mimi Kennedy, Ken Jenkins
Directed By:
Bruce Seth Green, Michael Vejar, Joseph L. Scanlan, Nicholas Sgarro, Sharron Miller
Friday Night Lights (2006)
Friday Night Lights
TV-14
Role:
Eric Taylor (76 episodes, 2006-2011)
Starring:
Michael B. Jordan, Patrick J. Adams, Alanna Ubach, Nnamdi Asomugha, Kim Dickens, Taylor Kitsch, Daniella Alonso
Directed By:
Jeffrey Reiner, Michael Waxman, Allison Liddi-Brown, Patrick R. Norris, David Boyd
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Tour of Duty (1987)
Tour of Duty
Starring:
Angela Bassett, Tia Carrere, Lee Majors, Carl Weathers, Ving Rhames, Mako Iwamatsu, Tamlyn Tomita
Directed By:
Bill Norton, Jim Johnston, Stephen L. Posey, Bradford May, Randy Roberts
China Beach (1988)
China Beach
Starring:
James Cromwell, Helen Hunt, Vivica A. Fox, Stephen Baldwin, Vince Vaughn, Don Cheadle, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Directed By:
Diane Keaton, Mimi Leder, John Sacret Young, Christopher Leitch, Michael Fresco
Bloodline (2015)
Bloodline
TV-MA
Role:
John Rayburn (33 episodes, 2015-2017)
Starring:
John Leguizamo, Jacinda Barrett, Sam Shepard, Ben Mendelsohn, Sissy Spacek, Linda Cardellini, Norbert Leo Butz
Directed By:
Jean de Segonzac, Mario Van Peebles, Mikael Håfström, Michael Morris, Ed Bianchi
Grey's Anatomy (2005)
Grey's Anatomy
TV-14
Starring:
Missi Pyle, Christina Ricci, Courtney Ford, Taye Diggs, Candice Patton, Katherine Heigl, Patrick Dempsey
Directed By:
Denzel Washington, Rob Corn, Chandra Wilson, Kevin McKidd, Debbie Allen
Early Edition (1996)
Early Edition
TV-PG
Role:
Gary Hobson (90 episodes, 1996-2000)
Starring:
Stephanie March, Taylor Momsen, George Takei, Tom Bosley, Marion Ross, Michael Shannon, Anna Chlumsky
Directed By:
Gary Nelson, Mel Damski, James Quinn, Scott Paulin, Daniel Attias
Freddy's Nightmares (1988)
Freddy's Nightmares
TV-14
Starring:
Robert Englund, Mariska Hargitay, George Lazenby, Brad Pitt, Fabiana Udenio
Directed By:
Ken Wiederhorn, Tom DeSimone, George Kaczender, William Malone, John Lafia
The Lyon's Den (2003)
The Lyon's Den
Starring:
Carroll Baker, Cliff Robertson, Maggie Grace, Josh Holloway, Rob Lowe, Elizabeth Mitchell, Paula Newsome
Directed By:
Daniel Sackheim, Vincent Misiano, Rod Holcomb, Jack Bender, Elodie Keene
What About Joan (2000)
What About Joan
Role:
Jake Evans (21 episodes, 2000-2001)
Starring:
Ann Cusack, Thomas Gibson, Joan Cusack, Gary Cole

Kyle Chandler Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Friday Night Lights Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series 2011