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List of Kyle Chandler Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
22
3
The Wolf of Wall Street
R
22
3

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Agent Patrick Denham
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Crime, Biography
2. Argo (2012)
20
3
Argo
R
20
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.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, History, Biography
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Chandler
Director:
Kenneth Lonergan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Casey Affleck, Matthew Broderick, Ben O'Brien, Richard Donelly
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Joseph Bradley
Director:
Kathryn Bigelow
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, History
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.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Brooks
Director:
John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Comedy, Thriller
Star Cast:
7. 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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Harge Aird
Director:
Todd Haynes
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
8. King Kong (2005)
17
4
King Kong
PG-13
17
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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Naomi Watts, Andy Serkis, Peter Jackson, Thomas Kretschmann, Colin Hanks
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Berg
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Action
10. Super 8 (2011)
14
2
Super 8
PG-13
14
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.   

As:
Cast
Director:
J.J. Abrams
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Elle Fanning, Bruce Greenwood, Jessica Tuck, Joel Courtney, Joel McKinnon Miller, Ryan Lee, Zach Mills
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
James Ponsoldt
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
12. Pure Country (1992)
13
3
Pure Country
PG
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Buddy Jackson
Director:
Christopher Cain
Genres:
Music, Western, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Lesley Ann Warren, Rory Calhoun, John Doe, Isabel Glasser
14. Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)
14
4
Godzilla vs. Kong
PG-13
14
4

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mark Russell
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
15. Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
15
6
Godzilla: King of the Monsters
PG-13
15
6

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.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Dougherty
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Ziyi Zhang, David Strathairn, Ken Watanabe
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Allen Hughes
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jeffrey Wright, Barry Pepper
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.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Lee Tamahori
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Mystery, Drama
18. Angel's Dance (1999)
9
3
Angel's Dance
R
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Tony Greco
Director:
David L. Corley
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Action, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Jim Belushi, Mac Davis, Sheryl Lee, Ned Bellamy
19. The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
14
1
The Day the Earth Stood Still
PG-13
14
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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Scott Derrickson
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Thriller
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Mitchell
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
21. Morning (2010)
9
2
Morning
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Leland Orser
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Laura Linney, Jason Ritter, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gina Morelli
22. The Color of Evening (1990)
8
1
The Color of Evening
PG
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
John
Director:
Steve Stafford
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Martin Landau, Stuart Whitman, Ellen Burstyn, Hildy Brooks

TV Movie(s)

1. And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003)
11
2
And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself
TV-MA
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Bruce Beresford
Genres:
War, History, Drama, Western, Biography
Star Cast:
Antonio Banderas, Alan Arkin, Jim Broadbent, Eion Bailey, Matt Day
2. Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story (1988)
12
2
Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Roy Campanella II
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Pam Dawber, Michael Nouri, James Handy, Bess Meyer
4. Unconquered (1989)
10
2
Unconquered
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Dick Lowry
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Dermot Mulroney, Peter Coyote, Frank Whaley, Tess Harper, Jenny Robertson
5. Lies and the Wives We Tell Them To (2005)
9
2
Lies and the Wives We Tell Them To
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Cooper
Director:
Gary Halvorson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ed Helms, Jeremy Garrett, Rob Reinis, Susan Lay
6. Sleep, Baby, Sleep (1995)
11
2
Sleep, Baby, Sleep
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Peter Walker
Director:
Armand Mastroianni
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Tracey Gold, Missy Crider, Joe Minjares, Karla Tamburrelli
8. Home Fires Burning (1989)
8
2
Home Fires Burning
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Glenn Jordan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Neil Patrick Harris, Bill Pullman, Sada Thompson, Barnard Hughes, Robert Prosky
9. Convict Cowboy (1995)
10
2
Convict Cowboy
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Clay Treyton
Director:
Rod Holcomb
Genres:
Drama, Action, Western
Star Cast:
Ben Gazzara, Jon Voight, Marcia Gay Harden, Glenn Plummer

Animation(s)

A Monsterous Holiday (2013)
A Monsterous Holiday
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Coach (voice)
Director:
Gordon Crum
Genres:
Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Sean Astin, Brooke Shields, Drake Bell, Jon Heder, Brooke Shields
The Naughty List (2013)
The Naughty List
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Santa (voice)
Director:
Jay Surridge, Gordon Crum
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Naya Rivera, Sean Astin, Drake Bell, Matthew Lillard, Naya Rivera

TV Shows and Videos

Homefront (1991)
Homefront
As:
Cast
Role:
Jeff Metcalf (42 episodes, 1991-1993)
Director:
Bruce Seth Green, Michael Vejar, Joseph L. Scanlan, Nicholas Sgarro, Sharron Miller
Genres:
War, Drama, History, Romance
Star Cast:
John Slattery, Wendy Phillips, Harry O'Reilly, Mimi Kennedy, Ken Jenkins

Kyle Chandler Awards

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