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List of Linda Hamilton Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
19
3
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
TV-14
19
3

Set eleven years after The Terminator, the sequel witnesses the return of a revamped version of the titular cyborg to protect John, 10-year-old son of Sarah Connor and future leader of the human resistance against a robot uprising. He must protect the mother-child duo from another more advanced shape-shifting Terminator that has been sent to kill them.

As:
Cast
Role:
Sarah Connor
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick, Earl Boen
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Female Performance, MTV Movie & TV Award for Most Desirable Female
2. The Terminator (1984)
17
3
The Terminator
R
17
3

In this James Cameron’s science fiction film, a cyborg assassin and a human soldier, both from 2029, are sent to 1984 on a mission. The former is programmed to kill a woman, Sarah Connor, whose unborn son is supposed to become the saviour of humanity in post-apocalyptic future. The latter, meanwhile, is tasked to save her.

 

As:
Cast
Role:
Sarah Connor
Director:
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Bill Paxton, Paul Winfield, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, Lance Henriksen
3. T2 3-D: Battle Across Time (1996)
14
3
T2 3-D: Battle Across Time
PG-13
14
3

This science fiction action short film revolves around three freedom fighters, who attack a large corporation, in order to prevent a future apocalypse.

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Sarah Connor (voice)
Director:
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Short, Action
Star Cast:
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robert Patrick, Edward Furlong, Michael Biehn
4. The Stone Boy (1984)
12
2
The Stone Boy
PG
12
2

On a Montana farm, 12-year-old Arnold Hillerman’s gun fires accidently after getting stuck in the fence, killing his 17-year-old brother Eugene. When his parents receive the news, they are traumatized and angered, while his grandfather is more understanding. But Arnold is extremely distressed and is unable to communicate or express his feelings. How does the Hillerman family cope with the tragedy? 

As:
Cast
Director:
Christopher Cain
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
5. Night-Flowers (1979)
11
2
Night-Flowers
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Louis San Andres
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Gabriel Walsh, José Pérez, Sabra Jones, Angel Lindbergh
6. Terminator Salvation (2009)
13
2
Terminator Salvation
PG-13
13
2

The fourth installment in the Terminator film series, the movie revolves around humanity’s war against Skynet’s network and its army of terminators. John Connor leads the resistance against Skynet and forms a bond with a cyborg Marcus Wright. Marcus ultimately sacrifices himself to save John and to help destroy the Skynet base. 

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Director:
McG
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action, Thriller, Drama
7. Missing in America (2005)
11
2
Missing in America
PG-13
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kate
Director:
Gabrielle Savage Dockterman
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Danny Glover, David Strathairn, Ron Perlman, Ty Olsson
9. Tag: The Assassination Game (1982)
11
2
Tag: The Assassination Game
PG
11
2

Loren Gersh is known for his expertise in a college assassination game that involves "killing" the opponent with suction cup dart toy guns. A master in the game, he has "killed” all his opponents without being "killed" once. Then one day one of his victims accidentally “kills” him. Fearful of losing his reputation, he changes the rules of the game, replacing the dart gun with real weapon.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Susan Swayze
Director:
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Robert Carradine, Forest Whitaker, Kristine DeBell, Perry Lang
10. Mr. Destiny (1990)
9
2
Mr. Destiny
PG-13
9
2

Larry seems quite disappointed with his life, and he blames all his problems on not being able to win a baseball championship game during high school. A guardian angel soon appears in his life, and gives him a chance to live an alternate life, in which he has won the championship game.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ellen Burrows
Director:
James Orr
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jim Belushi, Michael Caine, Courteney Cox, Rene Russo, Hart Bochner, James Belushi, Jon Lovitz
11. Children of the Corn (1984)
11
2
Children of the Corn
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Vicky
Director:
Fritz Kiersch
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
R.G. Armstrong, Peter Horton, John Franklin, Courtney Gains
12. Dante's Peak (1997)
12
2
Dante's Peak
PG-13
12
2

Dante’s Peak is a disaster thriller film which tells the story of Dalton, a volcanologist, who arrives at a countryside town which is known to be the second most desirable place to live in America. He soon comes to know that the long dormant volcano, Dante’s Peak, may wake up any moment. However, convincing the populace about this might be more challenging than he thought.

As:
Cast
Role:
Rachel Wando
Director:
Roger Donaldson
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Adventure
Star Cast:
Pierce Brosnan, Jamie Renée Smith, Jeremy Foley, Elizabeth Hoffman
14. Hard Times (2009)
9
2
Hard Times
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Reeve
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
John Lynch, Susan Lynch, Cornelius Clarke, Lochlann O'Mearáin
16. Broken (2006)
9
2
Broken
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Alan White
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Bianca Lawson, Jeremy Sisto, Tess Harper, Heather Graham
17. Black Moon Rising (1986)
10
2
Black Moon Rising
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Nina
Director:
Harley Cokeliss
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Tommy Lee Jones, Keenan Wynn, Robert Vaughn, Richard Jaeckel, Lee Ving
19. King Kong Lives (1986)
6
1
King Kong Lives
PG-13
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Amy Franklin
Director:
John Guillermin
Genres:
Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Brian Kerwin, George Antoni, John Ashton, Peter Elliott
20. T2 3-D Pre-Show (1996)
13
3
T2 3-D Pre-Show
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Sarah Connor
Director:
James Cameron, Keith Melton
Genres:
Short, Action
Star Cast:
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick, Mark Kriski
21. Jonah (2004)
11
2
Jonah
TV-MA
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
June
Director:
Adam Penn
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Shane Hunter, Shannon Isadorec, Roscoe Myrick, Finn Curtin
22. Wholey Moses (2003)
11
2
Wholey Moses
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Valerie
Director:
Todd Heyman
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Short
Star Cast:
Al Roker, Shannyn Sossamon, Stephan Paternot, Annabelle Dexter-Jones
23. Smile (2005)
10
2
Smile
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bridgette
Director:
Jeffrey Kramer
Genres:
Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Sean Astin, Beau Bridges, Mika Boorem, Yi Ding
24. A Sunday Horse (2016)
10
2
A Sunday Horse
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Margret Walden
Director:
Vic Armstrong
Genres:
Family, Biography
Star Cast:
Ving Rhames, William Shatner, Nikki Reed, Ryan Merriman, Cassi Thomson
25. In Your Dreams (2008)
9
2
In Your Dreams
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Georgie
Director:
Gary Sinyor
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Susan George, Dexter Fletcher, Parminder Nagra, Elize du Toit
26. The Secret Life of Girls (1999)
9
2
The Secret Life of Girls
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ruby Sanford
Director:
Holly Goldberg Sloan
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
27. Refuge (2010)
10
2
Refuge
TV-14
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Amelia Philips
Director:
Mark Medoff
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Christopher McDonald, Chris Payne Gilbert, Lena Georgas, Amy Lanasa
28. Separate Lives (1995)
9
2
Separate Lives
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lauren Porter / Lena
Director:
David Madden
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Star Cast:
Elisabeth Moss, Jim Belushi, James Belushi, Vera Miles, Drew Snyder
29. Bad Behavior (2013)
8
2
Bad Behavior
TV-14
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Margaret
Director:
Lisa Hamil, Nicholas Brandt
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Ted McGinley, Hallee Hirsh, Austin Rogers, Jeremy Dozier
30. Curvature (2017)
7
1
Curvature
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Florence
Director:
Diego Hallivis
Genres:
Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
Lyndsy Fonseca, Glenn Morshower, Noah Bean, Alex Lanipekun

TV Movie(s)

1. Silent Night (2002)
17
2
Silent Night
TV-PG
17
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Elisabeth Vincken
Director:
Rodney Gibbons
Genres:
Drama, Biography, War
Star Cast:
Martin Neufeld, Alain Goulem, Romano Orzari, Matthew Harbour
2. Secrets of a Mother and Daughter (1983)
12
2
Secrets of a Mother and Daughter
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Susan Decker
Director:
Gabrielle Beaumont
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Katharine Ross, Bibi Besch, Michael Nouri, Mary Beth Evans
3. Country Gold (1982)
12
2
Country Gold
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Josie Greenwood
Director:
Gilbert Cates
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Earl Holliman, Dennis Dugan, Loni Anderson, Cooper Huckabee
4. Reunion (1980)
11
2
Reunion
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Anne Samoorian
Director:
Russ Mayberry
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kevin Dobson, Joanna Cassidy, George DiCenzo, Conchata Ferrell
5. Rape and Marriage: The Rideout Case (1980)
12
2
Rape and Marriage: The Rideout Case
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Greta Rideout
Director:
Peter Levin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mickey Rourke, Rip Torn, Eugene Roche, Conchata Ferrell
6. Wishman (1983)
9
2
Wishman
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
James Frawley
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama
Star Cast:
Joseph Bottoms, Robin Gammell, Seamon Glass, Mark Dodson
7. Bermuda Tentacles (2014)
6
2
Bermuda Tentacles
TV-14
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Admiral Linda Hansen
Director:
Nick Lyon
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
John Savage, Jamie Kennedy, Mya, Trevor Donovan
8. Go Toward the Light (1988)
12
2
Go Toward the Light
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Claire Madison
Director:
Mike Robe
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Piper Laurie, Ned Beatty, Gary Bayer, Joshua Harris
9. A Mother's Prayer (1995)
13
2
A Mother's Prayer
PG-13
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rosemary Holmstrom
Director:
Larry Elikann
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Bruce Dern, RuPaul, Kate Nelligan, S. Epatha Merkerson, Noah Fleiss
10. Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Couples (1998)
11
2
Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Couples
PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Tim Hunter, Lynne Littman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alfred Molina, Dana Delany, Martin Donovan, Nigel Bennett, Marilyn Lightstone, Hugo Haenen
11. The Color of Courage (1998)
13
2
The Color of Courage
PG
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Anna Sipes
Director:
Lee Rose
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Bruce Greenwood, David Andrews, Lynn Whitfield, Roger Guenveur Smith
12. Home by Christmas (2006)
13
2
Home by Christmas
TV-14
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Julie Bedford
Director:
Gail Harvey
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Rob Stewart, Garwin Sanford, Brittney Wilson, Brenda Crichlow
14. Point Last Seen (1998)
10
2
Point Last Seen
TV-14
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rachel Harrison
Director:
Elodie Keene
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mary Kay Place, Kevin Kilner, Sam Hennings, Kieren van den Blink
15. Sex & Mrs. X (2000)
11
2
Sex & Mrs. X
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Joanna Scott
Director:
Arthur Allan Seidelman
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jacqueline Bisset, Peter MacNeill, Stewart Bick, Paolo Seganti
16. On the Line (1997)
10
2
On the Line
TV-14
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jean Martin
Director:
Elodie Keene
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Jay Acovone, Jeff Fahey, Coolio, Dan Ferro
17. Secret Weapons (1985)
9
2
Secret Weapons
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Elena Koslov / Joanna
Director:
Don Taylor
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Franciscus, Viveca Lindfors, Sally Kellerman, Geena Davis
18. Club Med (1986)
8
2
Club Med
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kate
Director:
Bob Giraldi
Genres:
Sport, Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Bill Maher, Jack Scalia, Patrick Macnee, Janis Lee Burns
19. The Way to Dusty Death (1996)
7
1
The Way to Dusty Death
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Beth MacAlpine
Director:
Geoffrey Reeve
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Anthony Valentine, Simon MacCorkindale, Uwe Ochsenknecht, Serena Scott Thomas

Animation(s)

DC Showcase: Jonah Hex (2010)
DC Showcase: Jonah Hex
PG-13
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Madame Lorraine (voice)
Director:
Joaquim Dos Santos
Genres:
Western, Animation, Short, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Thomas Jane, Michael Rooker, Jason Marsden, Michelle Trachtenberg

TV Shows and Videos

King's Crossing (1982)
King's Crossing
As:
Cast
Role:
Lauren Hollister (10 episodes, 1982)
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Bradford Dillman, Daniel Zippi, Mary Frann, Marilyn Jones
Lost Girl (2010)
Lost Girl
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Director:
Paolo Barzman, Steve DiMarco, Andy Mikita, Mairzee Almas, John Fawcett
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Lauren Holly, Eric Roberts, George Takei, K.C. Collins, Ksenia Solo, Kris Holden-Ried, Zoie Palmer
Beauty and the Beast (1987)
Beauty and the Beast
As:
Cast
Role:
Asst. Dist. Atty. Catherine Chandler (46 episodes, 1987-1989)
Director:
Gus Trikonis
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Big John Studd, Roy Dotrice, Ron Perlman, Tony Jay, Elisabeth Harnois
Defiance (2013)
Defiance
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Julie Benz, William Atherton, Ian Ziering, Mia Kirshner
Secrets of Midland Heights (1980)
Secrets of Midland Heights
As:
Cast
Role:
Lisa Rogers (10 episodes, 1980-1981)
Director:
Fernando Lamas
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Martha Scott, Robert Hogan, Melora Hardin, Daniel Zippi
The Line (2009)
The Line
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Ed Asner, Edward Asner, Ron White, Clé Bennett, Daniel Kash
Shirley (1979)
Shirley
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Patrick Wayne, Shirley Jones, Rosanna Arquette, Peter Barton
Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Skeletons in the Closet
R
As:
Cast
Role:
Tina
Director:
Wayne Powers
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Treat Williams, Gordon Clapp, Jonathan Jackson, Schuyler Fisk

Linda Hamilton Awards

MTV Movie & TV Awards
Terminator 2: Judgment Day Best Female Performance 1992
Terminator 2: Judgment Day Most Desirable Female 1992