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List of Mandy Patinkin Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

2. Wonder (2017)
43
12
Wonder
PG
43
12

10 year old Auggie Pullman was born with a rare facial deformity which means he has been home-schooled and protected from harassment. But when he is enrolled into Beecher Prep in his fifth grade, he is ostracized and bullied. As he starts forming unlikely friendships, he wins over everyone emerging as a uniting factor for all. 

Starring:
Directed By:
Stephen Chbosky
3. Men with Guns (1997)
9
3
Men with Guns
R
9
3
Starring:
Federico Luppi, Damián Alcázar, Damián Delgado, Dan Rivera González
Directed By:
John Sayles
4. Ragtime (1981)
9
4
Ragtime
PG
9
4

An upper-class family residing in New York finds a baby of African-American origin abandoned in their garden. They soon find out that the police are about to charge the mother with child abandonment and attempted murder. The mother decides to take the child in into their home, although the father is reluctant. However, things get complicated when the child’s father enters the picture.

Directed By:
6. The Doctor (1991)
8
4
The Doctor
PG-13
8
4
Role:
Dr. Murray Kaplan
Starring:
Adam Arkin, William Hurt, Christine Lahti, Elizabeth Perkins
Directed By:
Randa Haines
9. Ali and Nino (2016)
8
4
Ali and Nino
8
4
Role:
Gregor Kipiani
Starring:
Connie Nielsen, Riccardo Scamarcio, María Valverde, Homayoun Ershadi
Directed By:
Asif Kapadia
10. Daniel (1983)
6
3
Daniel
R
6
3

E.L. Doctorow’s 1971 novel The Book of Daniel—which itself was inspired by the controversial Rosenberg caseis the basis of this fictional movie. It follows Daniel Isaacson whose parents were executed for anti-American spying in the 1950s. Now, a married adult, Daniel attempts to figure out what really happened and what was his parent’s role in it.

Role:
Paul Isaacson
Starring:
Amanda Plummer, Ed Asner, Edward Asner, Lindsay Crouse, Timothy Hutton
Directed By:
Sidney Lumet
11. Wish I Was Here (2014)
13
7
Wish I Was Here
R
13
7

A struggling actor living in Los Angeles with his wife and two children, finds himself in trouble after his father is gravely ill, as it was his father who was paying for the schooling of his children. Thus, he attempts to home-school his children. He is eventually forced to re-examine his life, his family and his career. 

Starring:
Kate Hudson, Donald Faison, Zach Braff, Jim Parsons, Ashley Greene, Josh Gad, Pierce Gagnon
Directed By:
12. Night of the Juggler (1980)
6
3
Night of the Juggler
R
6
3

The story focuses on the relentless search of an ex cop for his daughter, who has been kidnapped by a psychopath after being mistaken for a rich man’s child. But his path is strewn with obstacles, running afoul with his former colleagues in his pursuit. Meanwhile the abductor is threatening to kill his daughter if his ransom demand is not met. 

Starring:
James Brolin, Cliff Gorman, Richard S. Castellano, Linda Miller, Barton Heyman
Directed By:
Robert Butler, Sidney J. Furie
13. Yentl (1983)
8
5
Yentl
PG
8
5

Yenti is a musical romantic drama film which tells the story of a Jewish girl in Poland, who, in order to receive an education in Talmudic Law, dresses up and starts living like a boy.   

Role:
Avigdor
Starring:
Barbra Streisand, Amy Irving, Miriam Margolyes, Steven Hill, Nehemiah Persoff, Amy Irving
Directed By:
14. Alien Nation (1988)
8
5
Alien Nation
R
8
5

In 1988, humanity makes the first contact with extraterrestrial humanoid beings, after their spaceship crash lands into Earth. Over time, they soon begin to be integrated into human society.

Role:
Sam Francisco
Starring:
Terence Stamp, James Caan, Kevyn Major Howard, Leslie Bevis
Directed By:
Graham Baker
15. True Colors (1991)
7
4
True Colors
R
7
4

Peter and Tim, both law students, are good friends. Despite their friendship, both friends have different ideals and ethics. Peter wants to enter the world of politics, while Tim wants to go for a career with the Department of Justice, a fact that doesn't sit well with Diana, his girlfriend, who is the daughter of a Senator. She eventually ends the relationship, before Tim could even propose. The friendship between the two men is tested when Peter confesses to Tim that he is having a relationship with Diana, and he plans to marry her. 

Role:
John Palmeri
Starring:
John Cusack, Dina Merrill, Richard Widmark, James Spader, Imogen Stubbs
Directed By:
Herbert Ross
16. The Big Fix (1978)
6
3
The Big Fix
PG
6
3
Starring:
Bonnie Bedelia, F. Murray Abraham, John Lithgow, Richard Dreyfuss, Ofelia Medina
Directed By:
Jeremy Kagan
17. Dick Tracy (1990)
16
10
Dick Tracy
PG
16
10

Tough detective Dick Tracy is after crimes mastermind Alphonse ‘Big Boy’ Caprice, who is trying to take over the city, and another mysterious criminal, The Blank. Besides, he has to keep girlfriend Tess Trueheart happy, take care of an orphan, and elude advances of seductive club-singer Breathless Mahoney who can furnish evidence against Caprice. Tracy must nab Caprice to save the city.

Starring:
Al Pacino, Warren Beatty, Kathy Bates, Dustin Hoffman, Dick Van Dyke, Paul Sorvino, Charles Durning
Directed By:
18. Run Ronnie Run (2002)
6
4
Run Ronnie Run
R
6
4

Ronnie is a petty criminal who has a knack for getting arrested. Things take a turn for him when one of his crimes are caught on tape, and noticed by TV producer Terry Twillstein. After noticing Dobb’s popularity with viewers, he gets inspired to create a show entitled ‘Ronnie Dobbs Gets Arrested’, where Ronnie will be shown arrested in a different city every week. The show manages to be a big hit within a short time. 

Starring:
David Cross, Kathy Griffin, Patrick Warburton, Patton Oswalt, John Stamos, Bob Odenkirk, Garry Shandling
Directed By:
Troy Miller
19. Lulu on the Bridge (1998)
6
4
Lulu on the Bridge
PG-13
6
4
Starring:
Jared Harris, Harvey Keitel, Vanessa Redgrave, Mira Sorvino, Willem Dafoe, Kevin Corrigan, Richard Edson
Directed By:
Paul Auster
20. Piñero (2001)
6
3
Piñero
R
6
3
Starring:
Benjamin Bratt, Rita Moreno, Giancarlo Esposito, Nelson Vasquez, Talisa Soto, Michael Wright
Directed By:
Leon Ichaso
21. The Hunchback (1997)
6
4
The Hunchback
6
4
Role:
Quasimodo
Starring:
Richard Harris, Salma Hayek, Edward Atterton, Benedick Blythe
Directed By:
Peter Medak
22. Last Embrace (1979)
6
4
Last Embrace
R
6
4
Starring:
Roy Scheider, Jonathan Demme, Christopher Walken, Janet Margolin, John Glover, Sam Levene
Directed By:
23. The House on Carroll Street (1988)
6
4
The House on Carroll Street
PG
6
4
Role:
Salwen
Starring:
Jessica Tandy, Jeff Daniels, Kelly McGillis, Jonathan Hogan
Directed By:
Peter Yates
24. French Postcards (1979)
5
4
French Postcards
PG
5
4

French Postcards is a romantic comedy film, which tells the story of a group of students from America, who come to Paris to study the language and culture of France for a year. During this time, a shy student Joel falls in love with a Toni, a French woman. 

Starring:
Debra Winger, Miles Chapin, Blanche Baker, David Marshall Grant
Directed By:
Willard Huyck
25. 4.3.2.1. (2010)
7
5
4.3.2.1.
7
5

Four friends - Shannon, Joanne, Kerrys and Cassandra inadvertently get roped into a crime caper while they are at a restaurant. They strive to escape thief Dillon and his gang of thugs, shifting from London to New York.

Starring:
Emma Roberts, Kevin Smith, Jacob Anderson, Ophelia Lovibond, Tamsin Egerton, Shanika Warren-Markland
Directed By:
Noel Clarke, Mark Davis
26. The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)
5
4
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
G
5
4
Role:
Huxley
Starring:
Vanessa Lynn Williams, Frank Oz, Fran Brill, Kevin Clash, Vanessa Williams, Sonia Manzano
Directed By:
Gary Halvorson
27. Life with Mikey (1993)
5
4
Life with Mikey
PG
5
4

Life with Mikey is a comedy film which tells the story of Mikey, a former child star from a 1970s sitcom, who is now running a talent agency. Things get interesting when he meets a young girl who picks pockets for a living. He tries to help her by earning her a role on a series of TV commercials.

Starring:
Michael J. Fox, Cyndi Lauper, Christine Baranski, Nathan Lane, Victor Garber, Aida Turturro, Christina Vidal
Directed By:
James Lapine
28. Charleston (1979)
4
4
Charleston
4
4
Starring:
Richard Lawson, Delta Burke, Jordan Clarke, Lynne Moody
Directed By:
Karen Arthur
29. Broken Glass (1996)
7
3
Broken Glass
7
3
Role:
Dr. Harry Hyman
Starring:
Elizabeth McGovern, Julia Swift, Henry Goodman, Margot Leicester
Directed By:
David Thacker
30. That Thing on ABC (1978)
7
3
That Thing on ABC
7
3
Starring:
Bill Bixby, Cheryl Ladd, Shelley Long, Marsha Warfield
Directed By:
Tim Kiley
31. Squanto: A Warrior's Tale (1994)
5
4
Squanto: A Warrior's Tale
PG
5
4
Starring:
Adam Beach, Eric Schweig, Sheldon Peters Wolfchild, Irene Bedard
Directed By:
Xavier Koller
32. Frankie and Johnny Are Married (2003)
5
3
Frankie and Johnny Are Married
R
5
3
Starring:
Alan Rosenberg, Michael Pressman, Stephen Tobolowsky, Lisa Chess
Directed By:
Michael Pressman
33. Choking Man (2006)
5
3
Choking Man
5
3
Role:
Rick
Starring:
Aaron Paul, Eugenia Yuan, Octavio Gómez Berríos, Kate Buddeke
Directed By:
Steve Barron
34. Strange Justice (1999)
5
3
Strange Justice
R
5
3
Role:
Kenneth Duberstein
Starring:
Paul Winfield, Louis Gossett Jr., Delroy Lindo, Regina Taylor
Directed By:
Ernest R. Dickerson
35. Maxie (1985)
6
4
Maxie
PG
6
4
Role:
Nick
Starring:
Glenn Close, Barnard Hughes, Ruth Gordon, Valerie Curtin
Directed By:
Paul Aaron
36. La reina de España (2016)
4
4
La reina de España
4
4
Starring:
Penelope Cruz, Penélope Cruz, Cary Elwes, J.A. Bayona, Javier Cámara
Directed By:
Fernando Trueba
37. NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323 (2004)
3
4
NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323
3
4
Role:
Al Cummings
Starring:
Tyra Ferrell, Kevin Dunn, Eric Close, Jeffrey D. Sams
Directed By:
Jeff Bleckner

TV Shows

Homicide: Life on the Street
10
2
Homicide: Life on the Street
TV-14
10
2
Starring:
Chris Rock, Bruce Campbell, Christopher Meloni, Robin Williams, Jena Malone, Neil Patrick Harris, Jay Leno
The Larry Sanders Show
10
2
The Larry Sanders Show
TV-MA
10
2
Starring:
Jon Stewart, Dave Chappelle, Adam Sandler, Roseanne Barr, Chevy Chase, Jim Carrey, Jerry Seinfeld
Directed By:
Homeland
44
9
Homeland
TV-MA
44
9
Role:
Saul Berenson (84 episodes, 2011-2018)
Starring:
Corey Stoll, Sebastian Koch, Claire Danes, Rupert Friend, Melissa Benoist, Marin Hinkle, Damian Lewis
Directed By:
Lesli Linka Glatter, Michael Cuesta, Daniel Attias, Clark Johnson, Keith Gordon
Dead Like Me
12
3
Dead Like Me
TV-14
12
3
Role:
Rube Sofer (29 episodes, 2003-2004)
Starring:
John Waters, Kevin Durand, Shelley Berman, Jasmine Guy
Law & Order
11
3
Law & Order
TV-14
11
3
Starring:
Lauren Graham, Jennifer Esposito, Krysten Ritter, Eli Wallach, Laurence Luckinbill, Adam Driver, Katheryn Winnick
Directed By:
Picket Fences
8
2
Picket Fences
8
2
Starring:
Courtney B. Vance, Terrence Howard, Jane Kaczmarek, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ray Walston, Alan Ruck, Jack Black
Directed By:
Taxi
8
2
Taxi
TV-PG
8
2
Starring:
Rhea Perlman, Julie Kavner, Andy Kaufman, Tom Hanks, Keenan Wynn, Tony Danza, Tom Selleck
Directed By:
American Playhouse
7
2
American Playhouse
7
2
Starring:
Glenda Jackson, Susan Sarandon, Elaine Stritch, Connie Booth, Jean Simmons, Chris Cooper, Flip Wilson
Boston Public
7
3
Boston Public
7
3
Starring:
Lyndsy Fonseca, Ashley Tisdale, Haylie Duff, Thomas F. Wilson, Sarah Shahi, Leighton Meester, Ben Foster
Directed By:
Chicago Hope
7
3
Chicago Hope
7
3
Starring:
Mike Vitar, Richard Pryor, Julia Stiles, Carrie Snodgress, Jessica Alba, Mark Harmon, Alan Arkin
Directed By:
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Three Rivers
6
3
Three Rivers
TV-14
6
3
Starring:
Felicia Day, Britt Robertson, Janina Gavankar, Oded Fehr, Daniel Henney
The Whole Truth
5
3
The Whole Truth
5
3
Starring:
Tricia Helfer, Ralph Macchio, Isabelle Fuhrman, Wayne Knight, Eamonn Walker
Touched by an Angel
5
3
Touched by an Angel
TV-G
5
3
Starring:
Alyson Hannigan, Lesley Ann Warren, Faye Dunaway, Ossie Davis, George Dzundza, Jennifer Morrison, Dick Van Patten
Directed By:
Peter H. Hunt, Timothy Van Patten, Victor Lobl, Bethany Rooney, Stuart Margolin

Animation Movies

The Simpsons
37
6
The Simpsons
TV-14
37
6
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Michael Keaton, Larry Hagman, Patrick Stewart, Werner Herzog, Jim Cummings, Michael Cera
Directed By:
Tenkû no shiro Rapyuta (1986)
19
5
Tenkû no shiro Rapyuta
TV-PG
19
5

Also known as Castle in the Sky, the movie follows the young girl Sheeta who has been kidnapped by Colonel Muska. When Sheeta escapes and becomes friends with Pazu, a young boy, they are pursued by Muska and Captain Dola and her pirates who want to reach the mysterious floating city of Laputa and plunder its riches.  

Role:
Louie (Disney dub) (voice)
Starring:
Corey Burton, Anna Paquin, Cloris Leachman, Jim Cummings, Mark Hamill, James Van Der Beek
Directed By:
Kaze tachinu (2013)
13
4
Kaze tachinu
PG-13
13
4

This animated biographical film chronicles the life of Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, the man who is known for designing Japanese fighter planes during the Second World War. 

Role:
Hattori (voice)
Starring:
Darren Criss, John Krasinski, Martin Short, Elijah Wood, Jennifer Grey, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Stanley Tucci
Directed By:
Hercules
6
3
Hercules
TV-Y
6
3
Starring:
Linda Hamilton, James Woods, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Wayne Knight, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Lacey Chabert, Alice Ghostley
Directed By:
Eddy Houchins, Phil Weinstein, Bob Kline
Wonder Pets!
6
3
Wonder Pets!
TV-Y
6
3
Starring:
Ben Vereen, Brooke Shields, Idina Menzel, Anne Meara, Tim Curry, Kenan Thompson, Jerry Stiller
Directed By:
Jennifer Oxley, Robert Powers, Robert M. Wallace, Dave Heiss, Josh Selig
Nina's World
5
3
Nina's World
TV-Y
5
3
Starring:
Rita Moreno, Tabitha St. Germain, Isabella Farrier, Donovan Wolf
Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017)
6
4
Smurfs: The Lost Village
PG
6
4

Smurfs: The Lost Village is an animated adventure comedy film which tells the story of a group of friends who search for a lost village, in the Forbidden Forest, with the help of a mysterious map. When Gargamel, an evil wizard, comes to know about it, he thinks of a plan to stop them.

Role:
Papa Smurf (voice)
Starring:
Ariel Winter, Michelle Rodriguez, Jake Johnson, Ellie Kemper, Rainn Wilson, Joe Manganiello, Gabriel Iglesias
Directed By:
Kelly Asbury
Everyone's Hero (2006)
5
4
Everyone's Hero
G
5
4

This animated adventure sports comedy film tells the story of a young boy named Yankee who teams up with a sassy young girl, and sets out on a perilous journey from Chicago to return Babe Ruth’s baseball bat, before the end of the World Series.

Role:
Stanley Irving (voice)
Starring:
Jake T. Austin, Ed Helms, Rob Reiner, Forest Whitaker, Brian Dennehy, Whoopi Goldberg, William H. Macy
Directed By:
Jock (2011)
3
3
Jock
PG
3
3
Role:
Basil (voice)
Starring:
Ted Danson, Helen Hunt, Donald Sutherland, Bryan Adams, Desmond Tutu
Directed By:
Duncan MacNeillie

Mandy Patinkin Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Chicago Hope Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series 1995
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Cast Show Album 1985