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List of Louis C.K. Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Louis C.K.: Chewed Up (2008)
21
4
Louis C.K.: Chewed Up
TV-MA
21
4
Directed By:
Shannon Hartman, Louis C.K.
2. Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010)
22
5
Louis C.K.: Hilarious
22
5

In this live performance, American comedian Louis CK talks about modern life without any political correctness. He also talks about issues such as divorce, making breakfast for toddlers, etc.

Starring:
Jesse Newman
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
Awards:
Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album
3. Louis C.K. Oh My God (2013)
19
4
Louis C.K. Oh My God
TV-MA
19
4
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special
4. Louis C.K. 2017 (2017)
17
5
Louis C.K. 2017
TV-MA
17
5
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
5. Barry Crimmins: Whatever Threatens You (2016)
7
3
Barry Crimmins: Whatever Threatens You
7
3
Starring:
Barry Crimmins
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
6. Untitled Louis C.K. HBO Project (2007)
6
3
Untitled Louis C.K. HBO Project
6
3
Starring:
Abraham Alvarez, Brielle Barbusca, Max Behren, Nancy Shayne
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
7. Ice Cream (1993)
6
3
Ice Cream
6
3
Starring:
Laura Kightlinger, Craig Anton, Rick Shapiro, Mike Ivy
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
10. Highjacker (1995)
5
3
Highjacker
5
3
Starring:
Todd Barry, Rick Shapiro, Mike Bocchetti, David Dean
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
11. Brunch (1995)
4
3
Brunch
4
3
Starring:
Rick Shapiro
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
12. Caesar's Salad (1990)
4
3
Caesar's Salad
4
3
Starring:
Sarah Silverman, Ray Romano, Dave Attell, Neal Brennan, Todd Barry, Dave Allen
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
13. Pootie Tang (2001)
13
12
Pootie Tang
PG-13
13
12

Pootie Tang rises to fame for his heroic acts, and becomes a good influence for the children of America. However, LecterCorp, an industrialist learns about his positive influence to society, and therefore sends his right-hand lady to seduce Pootie Tang.

Starring:
Dave Attell, David Cross, Kristen Bell, Jennifer Coolidge, Chris Rock, Wanda Sykes, Robert Vaughn
Directed By:
Louis C.K.

Movies (Actor)

1. Louis C.K.: Shameless (2007)
10
2
Louis C.K.: Shameless
TV-MA
10
2
Role:
Himself
Directed By:
Steven J. Santos
2. Louis C.K.: Chewed Up (2008)
10
2
Louis C.K.: Chewed Up
TV-MA
10
2
Role:
Himself
Directed By:
Shannon Hartman, Louis C.K.
3. Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010)
10
3
Louis C.K.: Hilarious
10
3

In this live performance, American comedian Louis CK talks about modern life without any political correctness. He also talks about issues such as divorce, making breakfast for toddlers, etc.

Role:
Himself
Starring:
Jesse Newman
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
Awards:
Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album
4. Louis C.K. Oh My God (2013)
10
2
Louis C.K. Oh My God
TV-MA
10
2
Role:
Himself
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special
5. Louis C.K. 2017 (2017)
8
3
Louis C.K. 2017
TV-MA
8
3
Role:
Himself
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
6. Trumbo (2015)
14
5
Trumbo
R
14
5

Based on the 1977 biographical novel by Bruce Alexander Cook, the film follows the life of the celebrated Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, later blacklisted for his political belief. Focusing on his all-round struggles, which forced him to ghostwrite many award winning scripts, the film tells us how he overcame his troubles to receive his due. 

Starring:
Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Michael Stuhlbarg, Helen Mirren, Elle Fanning, Diane Lane, John Getz
Directed By:
Jay Roach
7. Blue Jasmine (2013)
22
8
Blue Jasmine
PG-13
22
8

Jasmine Francis’s life is a mess – her wealthy husband was arrested for forgery and he committed suicide; she is a complete broke and has suffered a nervous breakdown and is consuming too much alcohol and anti-anxiety medicine. She moves in with her working class sister and decides to improve her present but in doing so, chooses a path of deception.

Starring:
Cate Blanchett, Bobby Cannavale, Alden Ehrenreich, Alec Baldwin, Michael Stuhlbarg, Charlie Tahan, Joy Carlin
Directed By:
8. American Hustle (2013)
42
16
American Hustle
R
42
16

FBI agent Richie DiMaso catches two con artists and lovers—Irving and Sydney—in a loan scam and compels them to set up detailed sting operations to nab corrupt politicians and mafia including the Mayor, Carmine Polito. Meanwhile Rosalyn, Irving’s unpredictable wife, has her own interests and can ruin the entire operation.

Starring:
Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Jack Huston, Elisabeth Rohm
Directed By:
David O. Russell
9. Role Models (2008)
22
10
Role Models
R
22
10

Two energy drink salesmen, Danny and Wheeler, are instructed to complete 150 service hours to avoid going to jail for unruly behavior. Assigned to a mentoring program as ‘Role Models’ to younger troublemakers, they initially find it difficult, but soon get along with their charges. However, they get thrown out of the program following some blunders. Do they finally clear their names?

Starring:
Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Jane Lynch, Ken Jeong, Seann William Scott, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Directed By:
David Wain
10. London (2005)
7
4
London
R
7
4

When Syd learns about his ex-girlfriend London moving to California with a new boyfriend, a depressed Syd decides to crash her going-away party. After buying cocaine from a new acquaintance, Syd takes him along to the party where they lock themselves in bathroom, snort coke and talk, as Syd tries to gather nerve to confront London. Will he be able to stop her?

Starring:
Jason Statham, Jessica Biel, Isla Fisher, Sophie Monk, Chris Evans, Joy Bryant, Kelli Garner
Directed By:
Hunter Richards
11. The Invention of Lying (2009)
14
8
The Invention of Lying
PG-13
14
8

Mark Bellison is a screenwriter of historical readings in an alternate universe where the concept of lying does not exist and people tell whatever is on their minds. After being fired from his job and warned of being evicted, he blurts out a lie in the bank and realizes how it can change his life forever.

Role:
Greg
Starring:
Ricky Gervais, Jennifer Garner, Tina Fey, Stephanie March, Stephen Merchant, Jason Bateman, Christopher Guest
Directed By:
12. I Love You, Daddy (2017)
5
3
I Love You, Daddy
R
5
3
Role:
Glen Topher
Starring:
Charlie Day, Edie Falco, Albert Brooks, Helen Hunt, John Malkovich, Rose Byrne
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
13. Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins (2008)
5
4
Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins
PG-13
5
4

Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of Dr R J Stevens, a successful talk-show host, who has millions of fans, but has cut off his ties to his parents and his hometown. However, he reluctantly agrees to attend the 50th anniversary of his parents, along with his wife and his ten year old son.

Starring:
Martin Lawrence, Mike Epps, Cedric the Entertainer, Michael Clarke Duncan, James Earl Jones, Joy Bryant
Directed By:
Malcolm D. Lee
14. Diminished Capacity (2008)
4
3
Diminished Capacity
4
3
Role:
Stan
Starring:
Alan Alda, Matthew Broderick, Bobby Cannavale, Virginia Madsen, Jimmy Bennett
Directed By:
Terry Kinney
15. Pulp Comics: Louis C.K.'s Filthy Stupid Talent Show (1999)
7
2
Pulp Comics: Louis C.K.'s Filthy Stupid Talent Show
7
2
Role:
Himself - Host
Starring:
Jim Earl, Hugh Fink, Pete Correale, Patrick J.P. Duffy
Directed By:
Joe Perota
16. Saint Louie (2004)
7
2
Saint Louie
7
2
Role:
Louie
Starring:
Evan Handler, Cynthia Watros, Amayla Early, Bryn Early
17. Lucky Louie: The Making of a Sitcom (2006)
5
3
Lucky Louie: The Making of a Sitcom
5
3
Role:
Louie
Starring:
Pamela Adlon, Jim Norton
Directed By:
Ilene Findler
18. Untitled Louis C.K. HBO Project (2007)
5
3
Untitled Louis C.K. HBO Project
5
3
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Abraham Alvarez, Brielle Barbusca, Max Behren, Nancy Shayne
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
19. Ice Cream (1993)
5
3
Ice Cream
5
3
Starring:
Laura Kightlinger, Craig Anton, Rick Shapiro, Mike Ivy
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
20. Tomorrow Night (1998)
5
3
Tomorrow Night
5
3
Starring:
Amy Poehler, Steve Carell, Wanda Sykes, Jim Earl, Frank Senger, Todd Barry
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
21. Tuna (2013)
5
3
Tuna
5
3
Role:
Clint
Starring:
Nick Offerman, Kevin Corrigan, David Krumholtz, Suzy Nakamura, Damian Young
Directed By:
Bob Byington

TV Shows

Parks and Recreation
89
15
Parks and Recreation
TV-PG
89
15
Starring:
John Cena, Megan Mullally, Fred Armisen, Jason Schwartzman, Rob Lowe, Josh Groban, Will Arnett
Directed By:
Louie
34
6
Louie
TV-MA
34
6
Role:
Louie
Starring:
Yvonne Strahovski, Jay Leno, Joan Rivers, F. Murray Abraham, Parker Posey, David Lynch, Glenn Close
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
Horace and Pete
15
2
Horace and Pete
TV-MA
15
2
Role:
Horace
Starring:
Amy Sedaris, Jessica Lange, Laurie Metcalf, Paul Simon, Steve Buscemi, Edie Falco, Alan Alda
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
The Larry Sanders Show
12
2
The Larry Sanders Show
TV-MA
12
2
Starring:
Burt Reynolds, Sharon Stone, Brooke Shields, Jeremy Piven, Danny DeVito, Sean Penn, John Stamos
Directed By:
Louis C.K.: Live at the Beacon Theater (2011)
12
2
Louis C.K.: Live at the Beacon Theater
12
2
Role:
Himself
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special
Sincerely Louis CK (2020)
10
2
Sincerely Louis CK
10
2
Role:
Self
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
14
3
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
TV-14
14
3
Starring:
Abe Vigoda, Sacha Baron Cohen, Donald Glover, Will Ferrell, Benjamin Bratt, Nick Kroll, Amy Poehler
Directed By:
Allan Kartun, Liz Plonka, Dana Calderwood, Louis C.K.
One Night Stand
9
2
One Night Stand
TV-MA
9
2
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Jemaine Clement, Omid Djalili, Bill Burr, Bret McKenzie
Directed By:
Linda Mendoza, Steven J. Santos
Comedy Central Presents
8
2
Comedy Central Presents
8
2
Starring:
Mike Birbiglia, Todd Barry, Lewis Black, Stephen Lynch, Maria Bamford
Directed By:
Paul Miller, Ryan Polito, John Fortenberry
HBO Comedy Half-Hour
8
2
HBO Comedy Half-Hour
TV-MA
8
2
Starring:
Dave Chappelle, Patton Oswalt, Jeff Garlin, Warren Hutcherson, Harland Williams
Directed By:
Troy Miller, Keith Truesdell, John Moffitt
Lucky Louie
11
3
Lucky Louie
TV-MA
11
3
Role:
Louie
Starring:
Emma Stone, Pamela Adlon, Mike Hagerty, Laura Kightlinger
Directed By:
Andrew D. Weyman
Louis C.K. Learns About the Catholic Church (2007)
8
2
Louis C.K. Learns About the Catholic Church
8
2
Role:
Himself
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
Portlandia
14
4
Portlandia
TV-14
14
4
Starring:
Kristen Wiig, John Mulaney, Ed Begley Jr., Maya Rudolph, Andy Samberg, Selma Blair, Seth Meyers
Better Things
12
3
Better Things
TV-MA
12
3
Starring:
Joe Walsh, Billy West, Kevin Pollak, Rae Dawn Chong, Julie Bowen, Hana Mae Lee, David Duchovny
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
Louis C.K.: Live at the Comedy Store (2015)
9
3
Louis C.K.: Live at the Comedy Store
9
3
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Jay London
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special
Maron
9
3
Maron
9
3
Starring:
Marc Maron, Amy Smart, Johnny Knoxville, Eric Stoltz, Denis Leary, Adam Goldberg, Danny Trejo
Directed By:
Robert Cohen, Lynn Shelton, Richie Keen, Bobcat Goldthwait, Luke Matheny
Baskets
11
3
Baskets
TV-MA
11
3
Starring:
Zach Galifianakis, Louie Anderson, Martha Kelly, Sabina Sciubba, Ernest Adams
Directed By:
Jonathan Krisel
Louis C.K.'s Last Chance (2009)
7
2
Louis C.K.'s Last Chance
7
2
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Bobby Cannavale, Bobby Cannavale
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
Todd Barry: The Crowd Work Tour (2014)
7
2
Todd Barry: The Crowd Work Tour
7
2
Starring:
Todd Barry, Robert Buscemi, Daryl Shuttleworth
Directed By:
Lance Bangs
One Mississippi
8
3
One Mississippi
8
3
Starring:
Missi Pyle, Noah Harpster, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Tig Notaro, John Rothman
Directed By:
Ken Kwapis, Nicole Holofcener
The Dana Carvey Show
7
3
The Dana Carvey Show
7
3
Starring:
Isaac Hayes, Penn Jillette, Joely Fisher, Phil Hartman, Ellen DeGeneres, Dana Carvey, Selma Blair
Directed By:
John Fortenberry
Happyish
7
3
Happyish
TV-MA
7
3
Starring:
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rob Reiner, Rhys Ifans, Steve Coogan, Kathryn Hahn, Bradley Whitford
Directed By:
Late Show with David Letterman
10
4
Late Show with David Letterman
10
4
Starring:
Tom Hanks, Edward James Olmos, Katee Sackhoff, Daniel Radcliffe, Lucy Lawless, Nathan Lane, Bruce Willis
Directed By:
Jerry Foley, Hal Gurnee, Randi Grossack
The Chris Rock Show
6
3
The Chris Rock Show
6
3
Starring:
Bill Maher, Wanda Sykes, Chris Rock, Stephen Colbert, Grandmaster Flash, Monteria Ivey, Janeane Garofalo
Directed By:
Linda Mendoza, Scott Preston
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety or Music Program
Oddville, MTV
6
3
Oddville, MTV
6
3
Starring:
Stephen Baldwin, Rider Strong, Alan Cumming, Henry Rollins, Victoria Silvstedt, Dave Attell, Rich Brown
Directed By:
Kit Carson
Caroline's Comedy Hour
5
3
Caroline's Comedy Hour
5
3
Starring:
Colin Quinn, Kent Kasper
Cedric the Entertainer Presents
5
3
Cedric the Entertainer Presents
5
3
Starring:
Alfonso Ribeiro, Cedric the Entertainer, Ken Jeong, J.B. Smoove, Shaun Majumder, Kyle Dunnigan, 'Big' LeRoy Mobley
Directed By:
Bruce Leddy
Just for Laughs
4
3
Just for Laughs
4
3
Starring:
Debra DiGiovanni, Lezlie Robinson, Danny Bhoy, Jim Gaffigan, Adam Hills
Directed By:
Shelagh O'Brien
Prequel: The Dawn of Lying (2009)
4
3
Prequel: The Dawn of Lying
4
3
Role:
Greg
Starring:
Jeffrey Tambor, Rob Lowe, Ricky Gervais, Karl Pilkington
Directed By:
Searching for Nixon (2006)
3
3
Searching for Nixon
3
3
Role:
Man in Richard Nixon Mask
Starring:
Alix Bailey
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
Howie Mandel's Sunny Skies
3
3
Howie Mandel's Sunny Skies
3
3
Starring:
Robert Cohen, Tim Bagley, Stephen Furst, Howie Mandel, Deborah Theaker
Directed By:
Keith Truesdell, Howie Mandel, Louis C.K.
Heads Up America (2015)
1
2
Heads Up America
1
2
Starring:
Piper Perabo, Kal Penn, Chris Rock, Hannah Simone
Directed By:
Graydon Sheppard

Narrator/Dubbing

Hello There (1995)
11
4
Hello There
11
4
Role:
Man on Street / Voice on Tape (uncredited)
Starring:
Ron Lynch, Gilda Conrad, Paul Kozlowski, Richard Abernathy

Animation Movies

Gravity Falls
18
2
Gravity Falls
TV-Y7
18
2
Starring:
Danielle Fishel, Peter Serafinowicz, Will Forte, Jim Cummings, Daryl Sabara, Patton Oswalt, Corey Burton
Directed By:
Aaron Springer, John Aoshima, Stephen Sandoval, Joe Pitt, Matt Braly
Home Movies
9
2
Home Movies
TV-PG
9
2
Starring:
Tom Kenny, Gilbert Gottfried, Patton Oswalt, David Cross, H. Jon Benjamin, Melissa Bardin Galsky
Directed By:
Loren Bouchard
Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist
7
2
Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist
TV-PG
7
2
Starring:
Ben Stiller, Garry Shandling, Whoopi Goldberg, Steven Alexander Wright, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Kevin Nealon, Bob Odenkirk
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse (2006)
6
2
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse
TV-14
6
2
Starring:
Tracy Morgan, Bill Hader, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Dino Stamatopoulos
Directed By:
Beth McCarthy-Miller, Robert Smigel, James Signorelli, David Wachtenheim, Robert Marianetti
The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
17
9
The Secret Life of Pets
PG
17
9

A spoilt Jack Russel Terrier named Max finds himself in trouble because of the cat Ozone, when he tries to get rid of Max, his owner’s new dog. When they are rescued on their way to the pound by the leader of abandoned pets, a rabbit named Snowball, they must find a way back to their home. 

Role:
Max (voice)
Starring:
Ellie Kemper, Steve Coogan, Dana Carvey, Tara Strong, Kevin Hart, Jaime Camil, Jim Cummings
Directed By:
Yarrow Cheney, Chris Renaud

Special Appearance/Cameo

The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)
9
6
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn
R
9
6

Henry Altmann is always upset and angry. However, when his doctor tells him that he is suffering from a brain aneurysm and will die within 90 minutes, he decides to make peace with his friends and family.

Role:
Dr. Fielding (uncredited)
Starring:
Robin Williams, Peter Dinklage, James Earl Jones, Mila Kunis, Melissa Leo
Directed By:
Phil Alden Robinson

Louis C.K. Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Louis C.K.: Live at the Comedy Store Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special 2015
Louie Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series 2014
Louis C.K. Oh My God Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special 2013
Louie Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series 2012
Louis C.K.: Live at the Beacon Theater Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special 2012
The Chris Rock Show Outstanding Writing for a Variety or Music Program 1999
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Comedy Album 2016
Winner Best Comedy Album 2012
Louis C.K.: Hilarious Best Comedy Album 2011