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List of Macaulay Culkin Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Home Alone (1990)
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15
Home Alone
PG
158
15

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.

Role:
Kevin McCallister
Starring:
John Candy, Kieran Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard, Roberts Blossom
Directed By:
Chris Columbus
2. My Girl (1991)
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9
My Girl
PG-13
75
9

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. 

Role:
Thomas J. Sennett
Starring:
Directed By:
Howard Zieff
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Kiss
3. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
PG
119
21

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.

Role:
Kevin McCallister
Starring:
Tim Curry, Rob Schneider, Ally Sheedy, Kieran Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern
Directed By:
Chris Columbus
4. Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1994)
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Ri¢hie Ri¢h
PG
51
11

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.

Role:
Richie Rich
Starring:
Ben Stein, Claudia Schiffer, John Larroquette, Edward Herrmann, Christine Ebersole, Jonathan Hyde
Directed By:
Donald Petrie
5. The Good Son (1993)
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The Good Son
R
58
15

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. 

Role:
Henry
Starring:
Elijah Wood, Wendy Crewson, David Morse, Daniel Hugh Kelly
Directed By:
Joseph Ruben
6. Uncle Buck (1989)
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17
Uncle Buck
PG
61
17

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.

Role:
Miles Russell
Starring:
Patricia Arquette, Laurie Metcalf, John Candy, Anna Chlumsky, Jean Louisa Kelly, Gaby Hoffmann
Directed By:
John Hughes
8. Saved! (2004)
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Saved!
PG-13
19
9

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.   

Role:
Roland
Directed By:
Brian Dannelly
9. Only the Lonely (1991)
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11
Only the Lonely
PG-13
15
11

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.

Starring:
Directed By:
Chris Columbus
10. Getting Even with Dad (1994)
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7
Getting Even with Dad
PG
19
7

Ray, a former convict, is a widower living with his son Timmy. He is planning a coin heist along with two of his accomplices, hoping that it will allow him to start his own business. However, things get complicated when his son, who was living with Ray's sister, show up at the house during their planning, since he wants his father to spend more time with him. He steals the coins and hides them, and promises to give them back only after his father takes him to different places and treats him better.

Role:
Timmy
Starring:
Ted Danson, Glenne Headly, Saul Rubinek, Gailard Sartain
Directed By:
Howard Deutch
11. Changeland (2019)
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5
Changeland
R
6
5
Starring:
Brenda Song, Randy Orton, Seth Green
12. The Nutcracker (1993)
6
5
The Nutcracker
G
6
5
Starring:
Kevin Kline, Darci Kistler, Damian Woetzel, Kyra Nichols, Wendy Whelan
Directed By:
Emile Ardolino
13. Party Monster (2003)
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11
Party Monster
R
11
11

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.

Role:
Michael
Starring:
Natasha Lyonne, Marilyn Manson, John Stamos, Seth Green, Seth Green
Directed By:
Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato
14. Sex and Breakfast (2007)
6
10
Sex and Breakfast
R
6
10
Role:
James
Starring:
Robert Carradine, Eliza Dushku, Kuno Becker, Alexis Dziena, Joanna Miles
Directed By:
Miles Brandman
15. Adam Green's Aladdin (2016)
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4
Adam Green's Aladdin
7
4
Starring:
Zoë Kravitz, Natasha Lyonne, Adam Green, Rodrigo Amarante
Directed By:
Adam Green
16. Foster Hall (2004)
6
4
Foster Hall
6
4
Role:
Clark Hall
Starring:
Erin Cathcart, Andrea Gabriel, Bill Glass, Christopher Moynihan
Directed By:
Robert Berlinger
17. See You in the Morning (1989)
6
5
See You in the Morning
PG-13
6
5
Starring:
Farrah Fawcett, Linda Lavin, Jeff Bridges, Drew Barrymore, Alice Krige
Directed By:
Alan J. Pakula
18. Jerusalemski sindrom (2004)
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Jerusalemski sindrom
2
4
Starring:
Martin Sheen, Bozidar Alic, Rachel Binder, Alain Finkielkraut, Elis Lovric
Directed By:
Dominik Sedlar, Jakov Sedlar

TV Shows

Wrestling Isn't Wrestling (2015)
9
3
Wrestling Isn't Wrestling
9
3
Starring:
Milana Vayntrub, Matthew Mercer, Darren Criss, Haley Joel Osment, Rosa Salazar, David Arquette, Seth Green
Directed By:
Max Landis
Frasier
34
7
Frasier
TV-PG
34
7
Starring:
James Spader, Anthony Edwards, Jennifer Coolidge, John Lithgow, Mako Iwamatsu, Jean Smart, Billy Crystal
Directed By:
Kings
10
2
Kings
10
2
Starring:
Sebastian Stan, Margarita Levieva, Miguel Ferrer, Ian McShane, Christopher Egan, Susanna Thompson, Allison Miller
Directed By:
Francis Lawrence, Ed Bianchi, Tucker Gates, Clark Johnson
Michael Jackson: Black or White (1991)
9
2
Michael Jackson: Black or White
9
2
Role:
Blonde Kid (uncredited)
Starring:
Tyra Banks, Michael Jackson, George Wendt, Tess Harper
Directed By:
John Landis
The Equalizer
9
2
The Equalizer
9
2
Starring:
Robert Mitchum, Laurence Fishburne, Debra Jo Rupp, Vincent Gallo, Cynthia Nixon, James Thomas Patrick Walsh, Jerry Stiller
Directed By:
Alan Metzger, Richard Compton, Russ Mayberry, Bradford May, Donald Petrie
The Jim Gaffigan Show
7
2
The Jim Gaffigan Show
7
2
Starring:
Steve Buscemi, Adam Goldberg, Fred Armisen, Will Ferrell, Jerry Seinfeld, John Mulaney, Dave Attell
Directed By:
Steven K. Tsuchida, Peter Lauer, Stuart McDonald, Todd Biermann
:Dryvrs
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2
:Dryvrs
7
2
Starring:
Kevin Pollak, Darren Criss, Jack Dishel
Directed By:
Jack Dishel, Kerry Harris
Will & Grace
23
9
Will & Grace
TV-14
23
9
Starring:
Anne Meara, Victor Garber, Matt Damon, Daryl Sabara, Sharon Stone, Mira Sorvino, Gene Wilder
Directed By:
James Burrows
Sonic Youth: Sunday (2004)
8
2
Sonic Youth: Sunday
8
2
Role:
Macaulay
Starring:
Rachel Miner, Sonic Youth
Directed By:
Harmony Korine
Cabiria, Charity, Chastity (2017)
5
3
Cabiria, Charity, Chastity
5
3
Role:
Spectre / Tough One
Starring:
Matt Lucas, Maya Rudolph, Fred Armisen, Natasha Lyonne
Directed By:

Animation Movies

Robot Chicken
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5
Robot Chicken
TV-MA
17
5
Starring:
Sean Astin, Wayne Brady, Allison Janney, Jim Cummings, Maisie Williams, Rachael Leigh Cook, Andrew Lincoln
Directed By:
The Pagemaster (1994)
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6
The Pagemaster
G
9
6

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.  

Role:
Richard Tyler
Starring:
Patrick Stewart, Whoopi Goldberg, Phil Hartman, Leonard Nimoy, Ed Begley Jr., Christopher Lloyd, Jim Cummings
Directed By:
Pixote Hunt, Joe Johnston
Wish Kid
5
3
Wish Kid
TV-Y
5
3
Role:
Nick McClary
Starring:
Tara Strong, Quinn Culkin, Paul De La Rosa, Paul Haddad, Marilyn Lightstone
Directed By:
Chuck Patton

Special Appearance/Cameo

Jacob's Ladder (1990)
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6
Jacob's Ladder
R
16
6

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.

Role:
Gabe (uncredited)
Starring:
Ving Rhames, Danny Aiello, Timothy Francis Robbins, Jason Alexander, Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Matt Craven
Directed By:
The Midnight Hour (1985)
5
3
The Midnight Hour
5
3
Role:
Halloween Kid (uncredited)
Starring:
Dick Van Patten, LeVar Burton, Lee Montgomery, Shari Belafonte, Peter DeLuise
Directed By:
Jack Bender

Macaulay Culkin Awards

MTV Movie & TV Awards
My Girl Best Kiss 1992