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List of Lauren Graham Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Bad Santa (2003)
26
11
Bad Santa
26
11

Alcoholic Willie T. Soke and his dwarf partner Marcus Skidmore are professional con-men who take jobs as Santa and his elf assistant in shopping malls during Christmas before robbing them at night. However, this year takes an unusual turn after he befriends a dimwitted and gullible young boy and raises the suspicion of the mall guard.

Role:
Sue
Directed By:
Terry Zwigoff
2. It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
26
10
It's Kind of a Funny Story
PG-13
26
10

Teenager Craig Gilner decides to check himself into a mental health clinic after contemplating suicide. Throughout his stay, Craig develops a better grip on life and learns to cope with his depression as he becomes close to another patient Bobby and forms a romantic relationship with Noelle.

Role:
Lynn
Starring:
Emma Roberts, Zoë Kravitz, Viola Davis, Keir Gilchrist, Dana DeVestern
Directed By:
Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck
3. Flash of Genius (2008)
9
4
Flash of Genius
PG-13
9
4

Flash of Genius is a biographical drama film which tells the story of Robert Kearns, who fights a legal battle against the Ford Motor Company after they developed an intermittent windshield wiper based on ideas which he had patented.

Starring:
Alan Alda, Greg Kinnear, Dermot Mulroney, Bill Lake, Karl Pruner
Directed By:
Marc Abraham
4. One True Thing (1998)
8
4
One True Thing
R
8
4

Ellen is forced by her father, to take care of her cancer stricken mother, Kate. Its during that time she reassesses her parents life and the three of them embark upon a journey of self-discovery and love.

Role:
Jules
Starring:
Renee Zellweger, Meryl Streep, Renée Zellweger, William Hurt, Tom Everett Scott
Directed By:
Carl Franklin
5. Sweet November (2001)
17
9
Sweet November
PG-13
17
9

An advertising executive meets a woman, seemingly different from anyone he has met before. Bohemian by nature, she has a new boyfriend every month and on her insistence, he moves in with her. Living happily with her in the month of November, he falls in love and asks her to marry him, not knowing that she has a secret of her own, which prevents her from developing long-standing relationship. 

Starring:
Keanu Reeves, Charlize Theron, Frank Langella, Jason Isaacs, Greg Germann, Liam Aiken
Directed By:
Pat O'Connor
6. Max (2015)
10
5
Max
PG
10
5

This adventure war drama film revolves around a military dog that fought alongside the American Marines in Afghanistan. After his handler Kyle passes away, he is adopted by Kyle’s family.

Role:
Pamela Wincott
Starring:
Robbie Amell, Thomas Haden Church, Josh Wiggins, Luke Kleintank
Directed By:
Boaz Yakin
7. Arlen Faber (2009)
7
4
Arlen Faber
R
7
4

This romantic comedy film tells the story of a reclusive author, Arlen Faber, who wrote a best selling book titled ‘Me and God’, but he rejects the fame that it has brought him. Therefore he lives an anonymous life in Philadelphia, and guards his identity quite well. He is soon drawn into the life of Kris, a bookstore owner, and Elizabeth, a single mother, who was abandoned by her husband, which makes her quite overprotective of her son.

Role:
Elizabeth
Starring:
Jeff Daniels, Kat Dennings, Lou Taylor Pucci, Olivia Thirlby
Directed By:
John Hindman
8. Nightwatch (1997)
8
5
Nightwatch
R
8
5

Nightwatch is a horror thriller film which tells the story of a law student named Martin who takes up a job as a night watchman in a hospital morgue. However, he soon starts discovering clues that can point to him as a suspect in a series of murders. He tries to discover clues that can lead him to the real culprit.

Starring:
Ewan McGregor, Nick Nolte, Patricia Arquette, Josh Brolin, Anais Evans, Erich Anderson
Directed By:
Ole Bornedal
9. The Moguls (2005)
6
4
The Moguls
R
6
4

The Moguls is a comedy film which tells the story of Andy, a man going through midlife crisis, who decides to create a porn film and break into the porn industry. He manages to convince several people living in his town to assist him in the process.

Starring:
Joe Pantoliano, Alex D. Linz, Judy Greer, Ted Danson, Jeff Bridges, Tim Blake Nelson, William Fichtner
Directed By:
Michael Traeger
10. Birds of America (2008)
6
4
Birds of America
R
6
4

Birds of America is a comedy drama film which tells the story of Morrie, who had to raise his siblings by himself, after their parents pass away. Over the years, he tries to manage his own difficult life, as well as to make amends for his troublemaking siblings. While his sister Ida is now jobless, and sleeps around with strangers, his brother is having lots of problems in his marriage with Betty.

Role:
Betty Tanager
Directed By:
Craig Lucas
11. Joshy (2016)
6
4
Joshy
R
6
4
Starring:
Nick Kroll, Jake Johnson, Thomas Middleditch, Jenny Slate, Brett Gelman
Directed By:
Jeff Baena
12. Seeing Other People (2004)
5
4
Seeing Other People
R
5
4
Role:
Claire
Starring:
Bryan Cranston, Mimi Rogers, Alex Borstein, Andy Richter, Shanna Moakler, Josh Charles
Directed By:
Wallace Wolodarsky
13. The Pacifier (2005)
14
11
The Pacifier
PG
14
11

U.S. Navy SEAL lieutenant, Shane Wolfe, fails to keep scientist Howard Plummer alive during a rescue mission. He gets a shot at redemption when he is assigned to protect Plummer’s five children. He must not only cope with the rebellious children but also protect them from foreign spies. 

Role:
Principal Claire Fletcher
Starring:
Vin Diesel, Brittany Snow, Faith Ford, Max Thieriot
Directed By:
Adam Shankman
14. Because I Said So (2007)
8
7
Because I Said So
PG-13
8
7

Because I Said So is a romantic comedy film, which tells the story of an overprotective mother who tries to set her daughter up with a ‘perfect man’.  

Role:
Maggie
Starring:
Diane Keaton, Mandy Moore, Zachary Gordon, Piper Perabo, Gabriel Macht
Directed By:
Michael Lehmann
15. Evan Almighty (2007)
19
16
Evan Almighty
PG
19
16

After winning a Congress seat, news anchorman Evan Baxter moves with his family to Northern Virginia. Shockingly, he receives God’s instructions to build an ark to save the life from a forthcoming flood. Though Evan ignores initially, he soon starts getting deliveries of tools, materials and pairs of all sorts of animals, and also finds himself turning slowly into Noah.

Role:
Joan Baxter
Starring:
Morgan Freeman, Wanda Sykes, Steve Carell, John Goodman, Ed Helms, Jon Stewart, Molly Shannon
Directed By:
Tom Shadyac
16. A Merry Friggin' Christmas (2014)
4
4
A Merry Friggin' Christmas
PG-13
4
4

Boyd Mitcher has no other option but to spend the Christmas with his estranged misfit family. However, things get worse for him, when he realizes he forgot his son’s gifts at home. Along with his father, he is forced to hit the road, hoping to make an 8-hour round trip before sunrise.

Role:
Luann Mitchler
Starring:
Robin Williams, Jeffrey Tambor, Oliver Platt, Tim Heidecker, Joel McHale
Directed By:
Tristram Shapeero
17. Gnome (2005)
9
3
Gnome
9
3
Role:
Amanda
Starring:
Christopher Carley, Joey Cee, Joe Holt, Michael Benjamin Washington
Directed By:
Jenny Bicks
18. The Bridget Show (2009)
8
3
The Bridget Show
8
3
Role:
Bridget O'Shea
Starring:
Holly Robinson Peete, Lucy Davis, Josh Braaten, Rao Rampilla
Directed By:
Barry Sonnenfeld
19. Dill Scallion (1999)
6
3
Dill Scallion
PG-13
6
3
Role:
Kristie Sue
Starring:
Kathy Griffin, Jason Priestley, Drake Bell, Robert Wagner, Henry Winkler, David Koechner, Billy Burke
Directed By:
Jordan Brady
20. The Life Coach (2005)
4
4
The Life Coach
4
4
Starring:
Carla Gugino, Connie Britton, Rainn Wilson, Bernadette Birkett, Greg Baker
Directed By:
Josh Stolberg
21. Chasing Destiny (2001)
4
4
Chasing Destiny
PG-13
4
4
Role:
Jessy James
Starring:
Christopher Lloyd, Roger Daltrey, Drake Bell, Casper Van Dien
Directed By:
Tim Boxell
22. Confessions of a Sexist Pig (1998)
3
4
Confessions of a Sexist Pig
3
4
Role:
Tracy
Starring:
Traylor Howard, Michael Trucco, Edward Kerr, Sal Viscuso
Directed By:
Sandy Tung
23. Lucky 13 (2005)
3
4
Lucky 13
R
3
4
Role:
Abbey
Starring:
Kaley Cuoco, Jenna Fischer, Debra Jo Rupp, Brad Hunt, Harland Williams, Sasha Alexander
Directed By:
Chris Hall

Animation Movies

Family Guy
20
4
Family Guy
TV-14
20
4
Starring:
Bryce Dallas Howard, Liam Neeson, Fred Willard, Gabriel Iglesias, Jay Leno, Norm MacDonald, Seth Green
Directed By:
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
13
6
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
TV-PG
13
6

The town of Swallow Falls is going through hard times and can only afford to eat sardines. Desperate to help, Flint Lockwood develops a machine that can convert water into food and becomes a hero. But the machine gains sentience causing food storms and Flint must destroy it before it destroys the world. 

Role:
Fran Lockwood (voice)
Starring:
Neil Patrick Harris, Al Roker, Anna Faris, Ariel Winter, Bruce Campbell, Bill Hader, Andy Samberg
Directed By:
Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
Vampirina
5
3
Vampirina
TV-Y
5
3
Role:
Oxana Hauntley
Starring:
Donald Faison, Wanda Sykes, Laraine Newman, Debi Derryberry, Mitchell Whitfield
Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (2016)
5
3
Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
PG
5
3

After his sketchbook is destroyed by the school principal, a student decides to break every rule in the school’s Code of Conduct, as he feels that these rules prevent children from reaching their full creative potential.

Role:
Jules
Starring:
Tom Kenny, Isabela Moner, Griffin Gluck, Andrew Daly, Alexa Nisenson
Directed By:
Steve Carr

Special Appearance/Cameo

The Third Wheel (2002)
8
7
The Third Wheel
PG-13
8
7

A romantic comedy about a man whose date with a co-worker he fancies does not go as planned after he crashes into a homeless person.

Role:
Woman at Party (uncredited)
Starring:
Denise Richards, Melissa McCarthy, Luke Wilson, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Jay Lacopo, Phill Lewis
Directed By:
Jordan Brady

TV Shows

Seinfeld
53
7
Seinfeld
TV-PG
53
7
Starring:
James Spader, Marcia Cross, Kristin Davis, Christine Taylor, Sarah Silverman, Jerry Seinfeld, Peter Krause
Directed By:
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
12
2
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
12
2
Role:
 Studio 60 Host (uncredited) 2 episodes, 2006
Starring:
Martin Sheen, Eli Wallach, Timothy Busfield, Ed Asner, Sarah Paulson, Michael Stuhlbarg, Masi Oka
Directed By:
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
10
2
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
TV-14
10
2
Starring:
Alfred Molina, Mila Kunis, Chris Isaak, Kunal Nayyar, Dominic Monaghan, Craig Ferguson, Nick Lachey
Directed By:
Brian McAloon, Tim Mancinelli, Joseph D. Reitman, Matt Powers, Ian Kornbluth
Gilmore Girls
25
5
Gilmore Girls
TV-PG
25
5
Role:
Lorelai Gilmore
Starring:
Hal Linden, Rami Malek, Seth MacFarlane, Traci Lords, Alexis Bledel, Michael York, Jon Hamm
Directed By:
Jamie Babbit, Amy Sherman-Palladino, Chris Long, Lee Shallat Chemel, Kenny Ortega
Parenthood
14
3
Parenthood
TV-PG
14
3
Role:
Sarah Braverman
Starring:
Richard Dreyfuss, Bonnie Bedelia, Rosa Salazar, Alisha Boe, Madison Pettis, Ray Romano, Michael B. Jordan
Directed By:
Lawrence Trilling, Patrick R. Norris, Michael Weaver, Allison Liddi-Brown, Ken Whittingham
NewsRadio
10
2
NewsRadio
10
2
Starring:
Judd Apatow, Jane Lynch, Patrick Warburton, Ben Stiller, Dennis Miller, Patton Oswalt, Bebe Neuwirth
Directed By:
Tom Cherones, James Burrows, Alan Myerson, Judi Elterman, Patrick Maloney
3rd Rock from the Sun
14
4
3rd Rock from the Sun
TV-PG
14
4
Starring:
Laurie Metcalf, Richard Belzer, James Earl Jones, Darrell Hammond, Alan Cumming, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, David Hasselhoff
Directed By:
Terry Hughes, Robert Berlinger, James Burrows
Law & Order
12
3
Law & Order
TV-14
12
3
Starring:
Charlie Day, Chris Diamantopoulos, Michael K. Williams, Edie Falco, Sean Astin, Laurence Luckinbill, Taye Diggs
Directed By:
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life
12
4
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life
TV-14
12
4
Role:
Lorelai Gilmore
Starring:
Jared Padalecki, Milo Ventimiglia, Alex Kingston, Jason Ritter, Alexis Bledel, Alex Borstein, Melissa McCarthy
Directed By:
Daniel Palladino, Amy Sherman-Palladino
Go On
9
3
Go On
TV-PG
9
3
Starring:
Courteney Cox, Arielle Vandenberg, Tyler James Williams, Michael Vartan, Matthew Perry, Piper Perabo, Brett Gelman
Directed By:
Kevin Dowling, Eric Appel, Todd Holland, Linda Mendoza, Jamie Babbit
Web Therapy
7
2
Web Therapy
7
2
Starring:
Rosie O'Donnell, Megan Mullally, Lisa Kudrow, Sara Gilbert, Victor Garber, Minnie Driver, Darren Criss
Directed By:
Don Roos, Dan Bucatinsky
M.Y.O.B.
7
2
M.Y.O.B.
7
2
Role:
Opal Marie Brown
Starring:
Chyler Leigh, Amanda Detmer, Katharine Towne, Paul Fitzgerald, Colin Mortensen
Directed By:
Victoria Hochberg, Jace Alexander, Stephen Cragg, Bryan Gordon, Don Roos
Good Company
6
3
Good Company
6
3
Role:
Liz Gibson
Starring:
Seymour Cassel, Jason Beghe, Terry Kiser, Timothy Fall
Directed By:
Rob Schiller, Pamela Fryman
Web Therapy
6
3
Web Therapy
TV-14
6
3
Starring:
Billy Crystal, Matt LeBlanc, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Christina Applegate, Calista Flockhart, Allison Janney, Lily Tomlin
Directed By:
Don Roos, Dan Bucatinsky
Conrad Bloom
5
3
Conrad Bloom
5
3
Role:
Molly Davenport
Starring:
Christina Moore, Julie Benz, Linda Lavin, Chris Parnell, Steve Landesberg
Directed By:
Lee Shallat Chemel, James Burrows, Gail Mancuso, Will Mackenzie, Ken Levine
The Odd Couple
6
3
The Odd Couple
6
3
Starring:
Garry Marshall, Marion Ross, Pam Dawber, Cindy Williams, Ron Howard, Matthew Perry, Fred Willard
Directed By:
Pamela Fryman, Katy Garretson, Mark Cendrowski, Andy Cadiff, Ted Wass
Townies
5
3
Townies
5
3
Role:
Denise Garibaldi Callahan
Starring:
Molly Ringwald, Jenna Elfman, Joseph D. Reitman, Bill Burr
Directed By:
Pamela Fryman
Caroline in the City
5
3
Caroline in the City
5
3
Starring:
Angie Everhart, Jane Leeves, Jean Stapleton, Garry Shandling, Phil Hartman, Thomas Gibson, Shia LaBeouf
Directed By:
Shelley Jensen, Gordon Hunt, Rod Daniel, James Burrows, Peter Chakos