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List of Macaulay Culkin Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Home Alone (1990)
108
4
Home Alone
PG
108
4

Home Alone is a classic family comedy that revolves around a small boy who is accidentally left behind at home while his entire extended family embarks on a Christmas holiday to Paris. A popular movie around Christmas time, it stars Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, whose brilliant attempts at saving his home from two burglars provide plenty of laughs.

As:
Cast
Role:
Kevin McCallister
Director:
Chris Columbus
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
John Candy, Kieran Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard, Roberts Blossom
2. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
89
9
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
PG
89
9

Kevin McCallister and his family plan a Christmas vacation in Miami but Kevin accidentally boards a wrong plane and lands in New York, where he befriends a toy shop owner and a homeless pigeon lady. Also in New York are his old foes, Harry and Marv, who plan to burgle the toy store. Kevin of course is ready to trap and hand them back to the police.

As:
Cast
Role:
Kevin McCallister
Director:
Chris Columbus
Genres:
Family, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tim Curry, Rob Schneider, Ally Sheedy, Kieran Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern
3. My Girl (1991)
62
5
My Girl
PG-13
62
5

11 years old hypochondriac Vada Sultenfuss is trying to figure out life. She lost her mother early and her father runs a funeral home from their house creating a morbid obsession with death in her. Her best friend is Thomas J. Sennett who suffers from various allergies and she has a crush on her school teacher Mr. Bixler. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Thomas J. Sennett
Director:
Howard Zieff
Genres:
Romance, Family, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Kiss
4. Uncle Buck (1989)
51
14
Uncle Buck
PG
51
14

When Cindy’s father suffers a heart-attack, Cindy and Bob Russell have to go to Indianapolis. As a last resort, Bob asks his unreliable, sloppy brother Buck to babysit their 3 children. Buck bonds well with younger Miles and Maizy, but finds difficult to manage rebellious teen Tia. While trying to shield Tia from her boyfriend, Buck learns more about life and responsibilities.

As:
Cast
Role:
Miles Russell
Director:
John Hughes
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Patricia Arquette, Laurie Metcalf, John Candy, Anna Chlumsky, Jean Louisa Kelly, Gaby Hoffmann
5. The Good Son (1993)
53
10
The Good Son
R
53
10

Twelve-year-old Mark Evans is sent to stay with his uncle and aunt after his mother dies and father travels for business. He befriends Henry, his same age cousin. Gradually Mark discovers violent and psychopathic traits in Henry’s behavior, though no one else notices it. But when Henry’s sister, Connie, meets with a seeming mishap, Mark decides to disclose the reality. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Henry
Director:
Joseph Ruben
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Drama
Star Cast:
Elijah Wood, Wendy Crewson, David Morse, Daniel Hugh Kelly
6. Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1994)
46
4
Ri¢hie Ri¢h
PG
46
4

The film follows world’s richest boy Richie Rich as he tries to protect his family from a dreadful plot. Richie, along with loyal butler Cadbury, has to run the Rich business as his parents are missing. With the help of some unexpected friends, he sets out to find the person who devised the callous scheme to destroy Rich family and take over the empire.

As:
Cast
Role:
Richie Rich
Director:
Donald Petrie
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Stein, Claudia Schiffer, John Larroquette, Edward Herrmann, Christine Ebersole, Jonathan Hyde
7. Saved! (2004)
16
6
Saved!
PG-13
16
6

This is the story of a devout Evangelical Christian teenager in her senior years at a Christian high school. Her trouble starts when one day she is told that her boyfriend is gay.  Although initially shocked, she decides to help him after she has a vision of Jesus, and has sex with him in order to cure him of his homosexuality. But it only makes her pregnant.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Roland
Director:
Brian Dannelly
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
9. Only the Lonely (1991)
15
7
Only the Lonely
PG-13
15
7

A romantic comedy about a policeman from Chicago who falls in love with a woman whose father owns a funeral home. Their relationship has to overcome many obstacles because of his rude and controlling mother.

As:
Cast
Director:
Chris Columbus
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jim Belushi, John Candy, Ally Sheedy, Kieran Culkin, Maureen O'Hara, Kevin Dunn
10. Party Monster (2003)
13
8
Party Monster
R
13
8

Michael Alig, who is hungry for fame, decides to throw the most controversial and over-the-top parties in the city. However, in a few years, his drug addiction and his erratic behavior threaten to destroy the very empire which he had created.

As:
Cast
Role:
Michael
Director:
Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Biography
11. The Nutcracker (1993)
11
2
The Nutcracker
G
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Emile Ardolino
Genres:
Family, Fantasy, Music
Star Cast:
Kevin Kline, Darci Kistler, Damian Woetzel, Kyra Nichols, Wendy Whelan
12. Sex and Breakfast (2007)
8
5
Sex and Breakfast
R
8
5
As:
Cast
Role:
James
Director:
Miles Brandman
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Carradine, Eliza Dushku, Kuno Becker, Alexis Dziena, Joanna Miles
13. Getting Even with Dad (1994)
13
4
Getting Even with Dad
PG
13
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Timmy
Director:
Howard Deutch
Genres:
Family, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ted Danson, Glenne Headly, Saul Rubinek, Gailard Sartain
14. Adam Green's Aladdin (2016)
8
2
Adam Green's Aladdin
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Adam Green
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Zoë Kravitz, Natasha Lyonne, Adam Green, Rodrigo Amarante
15. Foster Hall (2004)
4
2
Foster Hall
4
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Clark Hall
Director:
Robert Berlinger
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Erin Cathcart, Andrea Gabriel, Bill Glass, Christopher Moynihan
16. Jerusalemski sindrom (2004)
3
2
Jerusalemski sindrom
3
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Dominik Sedlar, Jakov Sedlar
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Martin Sheen, Bozidar Alic, Rachel Binder, Alain Finkielkraut, Elis Lovric

TV Shows

Sonic Youth: Sunday (2004)
Sonic Youth: Sunday
As:
Cast
Role:
Macaulay
Director:
Harmony Korine
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Rachel Miner, Sonic Youth
:Dryvrs
:Dryvrs
As:
Cast
Director:
Jack Dishel, Kerry Harris
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Jackson: Black or White (1991)
Michael Jackson: Black or White
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Blonde Kid (uncredited)
Director:
John Landis
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Short
Star Cast:
Tyra Banks, Michael Jackson, George Wendt, Tess Harper

Animation Movies

The Pagemaster (1994)
The Pagemaster
G

This adventure fantasy comedy film revolves around a timid young boy who enters a library in order to escape a storm. He soon finds himself transformed into an animated illustration and must face several obstacles if he wishes to return to real-life.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Richard Tyler
Director:
Pixote Hunt, Joe Johnston
Genres:
Fantasy, Animation, Adventure, Family, Horror, Comedy
Wish Kid
Wish Kid
TV-Y
As:
Cast
Role:
Nick McClary
Director:
Chuck Patton
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Tara Strong, Quinn Culkin, Paul De La Rosa, Paul Haddad, Marilyn Lightstone

Special appearance/Cameo

The Midnight Hour (1985)
The Midnight Hour
As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Halloween Kid (uncredited)
Director:
Jack Bender
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dick Van Patten, Lee Montgomery, Shari Belafonte, LeVar Burton, Peter DeLuise
Jacob's Ladder (1990)
Jacob's Ladder
R

Vietnam War Veteran, Jacob Singer, is bayoneted during an attack and returns home to find his sanity gradually disintegrating. With hallucinations and fragmented visions haunting him, Jacob tries to find the truth and uncovers a much deeper conspiracy involving an experimental drug called Ladder.

As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Gabe (uncredited)
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Mystery
Star Cast:
Ving Rhames, Danny Aiello, Timothy Francis Robbins, Jason Alexander, Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Matt Craven

Macaulay Culkin Awards

MTV Movie & TV Awards
My Girl Best Kiss 1992