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List of Kyle MacLachlan Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

2. Blue Velvet (1986)
14
3
Blue Velvet
R
14
3

Named after Bobby Vinton’s song, Blue Velvet, is a neo-noir thriller by American filmmaker David Keith Lynch. It starts when a college student, who is in town visiting his ailing father, finds a human ear severed and thrown in a field. What follows, is his journey to try and uncover the mystery and getting involved with an enticing lounge singer.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jeffrey Beaumont
Director:
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
3. Mao's Last Dancer (2009)
12
2
Mao's Last Dancer
PG
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Bruce Beresford
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Music, Romance
Star Cast:
Bruce Greenwood, Penne Hackforth-Jones, Christopher Kirby, Chi Cao
4. The Doors (1991)
12
2
The Doors
R
12
2

Although it is a biographical film about the popular rock band The Doors, it emphasizes especially on the life of its lead singer, Jim Morrison.  Its follows the band’s story from its inception in 1965, when Morrison was a student at UCLA, to his untimely death in 1971, in course of which it chronicles the band’s rise in popularity, his drug experimentation and abuse and ultimate fall. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Ray Manzarek
Director:
Genres:
Biography, Music, Drama, Musical
5. Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
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2
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
R
12
2

FBI agent, Chet Desmond, disappears mysteriously while investigating the murder of Teresa Banks of Deerfield. One year later, in the neighboring town of Twin Peaks, Laura Palmer who leads a troubled life as a drug addict, is brutally murdered. Can the events of the last seven days of her life preceding her murder throw any light on the identity of the killer? 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Drama
6. Giant Little Ones (2019)
12
2
Giant Little Ones
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Keith Behrman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Maria Bello, Darren Mann, Josh Wiggins, Taylor Hickson
7. Dune (1984)
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2
Dune
PG-13
14
2

In a distant future, the Emperor gives noble Duke Leto Atreides control of desert planet Arrakis, the only source of extremely valuable spice melange required for interstellar travel. However, realizing that the hidden agenda was to destroy his house in a clash with their archenemies—the Harkonnens—Leto's son, Paul, organizes an uprising with the native Fremens.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
8. The Hidden (1987)
11
2
The Hidden
R
11
2

The Hidden is a science fiction horror film which revolves around a cop and an FBI agent who team up to find out why common people are suddenly committing violent crimes. Soon, it seems that it could be due to an alien parasite.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lloyd Gallagher
Director:
Jack Sholder
Genres:
Crime, Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Danny Trejo, Clu Gulager, Michael Nouri, Claudia Christian
9. Me Without You (2001)
11
2
Me Without You
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Sandra Goldbacher
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Allan Corduner, Trudie Styler, Ella Jones, Anna Popplewell
11. Touch of Pink (2004)
11
2
Touch of Pink
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Spirit of Cary Grant
Director:
Ian Iqbal Rashid
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Brian George, Kris Holden-Ried, Jimi Mistry, Veena Sood
12. Breathe In (2013)
10
2
Breathe In
R
10
2

Breathe In is a romantic drama film which tells the story of a musician Keith Reynolds, who develops a unique bond with a young foreign exchange student named Sophie.

As:
Cast
Director:
Drake Doremus
Genres:
Romance, Drama
14. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008)
10
2
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2
PG-13
10
2

Four young women, Tibby, Bridget, Lena and Carmen, are best friends and as they separate they decide that they will stay in touch with a shared pair of jeans. However, as their lives take completely different paths, they realize that it will take more than this pair of jeans to stay in touch.

As:
Cast
Director:
Sanaa Hamri
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama, Family
15. The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)
10
2
The House with a Clock in Its Walls
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Isaac Izard
Director:
Eli Roth
Genres:
Mystery, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Sunny Suljic
17. High Flying Bird (2018)
10
2
High Flying Bird
TV-MA
10
2
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Caleb McLaughlin, Michelle Ang, Farah Bala, André Holland
21. The Boyfriend School (1990)
10
2
The Boyfriend School
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Trout
Director:
Malcolm Mowbray
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Steve Guttenberg, Shelley Long, Jami Gertz, Mädchen Amick
23. The Trigger Effect (1996)
9
2
The Trigger Effect
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Matthew
Director:
David Koepp
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Elisabeth Shue, Dermot Mulroney, Richard T. Jones, Bill Smitrovich
24. Xchange (2001)
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2
Xchange
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Fisk / Toffler 2 (as Kyle Maclachlan)
Director:
Allan Moyle
Genres:
Thriller, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Stephen Baldwin, Kim Coates, Pascale Bussières, Tom Rack
26. Miranda (2002)
9
2
Miranda
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Nailor
Director:
Marc Munden
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Thriller
Star Cast:
John Hurt, Christina Ricci, Julian Rhind-Tutt, John Simm
27. The Smell of Success (2009)
9
2
The Smell of Success
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jimmy St. James
Director:
Michael Polish
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ed Helms, Billy Bob Thornton, Téa Leoni, Mark Polish
28. Tesla (2020)
8
2
Tesla
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Thomas Edison
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
29. Capone (2020)
8
2
Capone
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Josh Trank
Genres:
Biography, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Noel Fisher, Tom Hardy, Matt Dillon, Al Sapienza, Linda Cardellini
30. The Flintstones (1994)
8
2
The Flintstones
PG
8
2

The live-action adaptation of the beloved cartoon franchise finds the dim-witted but good-hearted Fred Flintstone promoted to his company’s vice president post after his best friend, Barney, replaces Fred’s test score with his own. But Fred’s good fortune turns sour when he unwittingly becomes involved in his boss Cliff Vandercave’s villainous schemes. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Cliff Vandercave
Director:
Brian Levant
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Comedy
31. Showgirls (1995)
8
2
Showgirls
NC-17
8
2

Nomi, a street smart drifter, arrives in Las Vegas with a dream of becoming a top showgirl. Starting her career at a seedy strip club, she later gets introduced to a marquee dancer of a top hotel through her roommate, Molly. The story then goes on to depict how she fights her way up and realizes her dream. However, it does really make her happy.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Zack Carey
Director:
Paul Verhoeven
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Berkley, Robert Davi, Glenn Plummer, Gina Gershon
32. Muppets vs. Goldman Sachs (2012)
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2
Muppets vs. Goldman Sachs
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Alex Fernie
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Neal McDonough, Luke Barnett, Stephen Kramer Glickman, John Mawson

TV Movie(s)

1. Against the Wall (1994)
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2
Against the Wall
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Michael Smith
Director:
John Frankenheimer
Genres:
Drama, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Samuel L. Jackson, Danny Trejo, Harry Dean Stanton, Clarence Williams III, Frederic Forrest
2. Roswell (1994)
10
2
Roswell
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jesse Marcel
Director:
Jeremy Kagan
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Martin Sheen, Bob Gunton, Xander Berkeley, Dwight Yoakam
3. The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004)
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2
The Librarian: Quest for the Spear
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Edward Wilde
Director:
Peter Winther
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Thriller, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Bob Newhart, Noah Wyle, Kelly Hu, Jane Curtin
4. Mysterious Island (2005)
7
1
Mysterious Island
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Cyrus
Director:
Russell Mulcahy
Genres:
Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Gabrielle Anwar, Vinnie Jones, Patrick Stewart, Jason Durr, Danielle Calvert
5. The Doctor (2011)
14
3
The Doctor
14
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Jason
Director:
David Nutter
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eva Amurri, Eva Amurri Martino, Christine Lahti, Lorraine Toussaint, Scott Foley
6. Jo (2002)
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2
Jo
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mike Newell
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Andie MacDowell, Rhoda Griffis, Kathleen Chalfant, Manny Perez
7. Vault of Horror I (1994)
11
2
Vault of Horror I
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Hanks, Steven E. de Souza, Stephen Hopkins
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Tony Goldwyn, Tom Hanks, Beau Bridges, George DelHoyo, Henry Gibson
8. Dream Breakers (1989)
10
2
Dream Breakers
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bobby O'Connor
Director:
Stuart Millar
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Hal Linden, Robert Loggia, Charles Cioffi, D.W. Moffett
9. Route 9 (1998)
10
2
Route 9
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Booth Parker
Director:
David Mackay
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Coyote, Amy Locane, Miguel Sandoval, Wade Williams
10. The Invisible Man (1998)
10
2
The Invisible Man
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Griffin
Director:
John Patterson
Star Cast:
Dylan Baker, Dan Moran, Stanton Barrett, Sheryl Chambers
11. Moonshine Highway (1996)
9
2
Moonshine Highway
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jed Muldoon
Director:
Andy Armstrong
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
David Cronenberg, Randy Quaid, Gary Farmer, Maria del Mar, Alex Carter
12. The Spring (2000)
9
2
The Spring
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dennis Conway
Director:
David Jackson
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama
Star Cast:
Alison Eastwood, George Eads, Joseph Cross, Aaron Pearl
13. Windsor Protocol (1997)
8
2
Windsor Protocol
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sean Dillon
Director:
George Mihalka
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Alan Thicke, John Colicos, Chris Wiggins, Macha Grenon
14. Thunder Point (1998)
8
2
Thunder Point
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sean Dillon
Director:
George Mihalka
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Alan Thicke, Chris Wiggins, Cedric Smith, Jean LeClerc

Animation(s)

Inside Out (2015)
Inside Out
PG
Plot:

11-year-old Riley had a happy life led by her basic emotion of Joy, but Sadness takes over after her family moves to a new city. Following a power struggle between the two emotions, both get sucked out of the headquarters along with her core memories. With Anger, Fear, and Disgust in control, Riley's life turns into a nightmare.

As:
Cast
Director:
Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Drama, Family, Adventure, Fantasy

TV Shows and Videos

Grand Theft Auto III (2001)
Grand Theft Auto III
M
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Joe Pantoliano, Russell Simmons, Frank Vincent, Michael Madsen
In Justice (2006)
In Justice
As:
Cast
Role:
David Swain (13 episodes, 2006)
Director:
Paul Holahan
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Marin Hinkle, Bianca Kajlich, Marisol Nichols, Jason O'Mara, Constance Zimmer
Believe (2014)
Believe
TV-14
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Roman Skouras (13 episodes, 2014)
Director:
Alfonso Cuarón, Eric Stoltz
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Drama
Star Cast:
Rami Malek, Delroy Lindo, Jamie Chung, Ato Essandoh
Made in Jersey (2012)
Made in Jersey
As:
Cast
Role:
Donovan Stark (8 episodes, 2012)
Director:
Eric Stoltz
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eric Stoltz, Stephanie March, Erin Cummings, Felix Solis

Kyle MacLachlan Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Twin Peaks Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama 1991