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List of Mariska Hargitay Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
66
22
Leaving Las Vegas
R
66
22

Ben Sanderson, a once known Hollywood screenwriter, has now lost everything – his career and family – because of his drinking habits. Saddened, he decides to shift to Las Vegas and drink till death. There he meets and forms a relationship with a prostitute, Sera. Sera agrees to never stop him from drinking; however, complications emerge when they begin to develop feelings for each other.

Directed By:
Mike Figgis
2. The Perfect Weapon (1991)
7
5
The Perfect Weapon
R
7
5
Role:
Jennifer
Starring:
Mako Iwamatsu, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, John Dye, James Hong, Mako, Jeff Speakman
Directed By:
Mark DiSalle
3. Lake Placid (1999)
27
20
Lake Placid
R
27
20

A gigantic man-eating crocodile is spreading terror in a popular but calm vacation spot. Three experts are therefore sent to stop the menace and end its terror once and for all. 

Starring:
Betty White, Bill Pullman, Brendan Gleeson, Oliver Platt, Bridget Fonda
Directed By:
Steve Miner
5. Ghoulies (1984)
5
7
Ghoulies
PG-13
5
7
Starring:
Jack Nance, Lisa Pelikan, Peter Liapis, Michael Des Barres
Directed By:
Luca Bercovici
6. Love American Style (1999)
8
3
Love American Style
8
3
Starring:
Joely Fisher, Leila Kenzle, Matt Letscher, Tom Verica, Melissa Joan Hart
Directed By:
Barry Kemp, Robin Schiff
8. Night Sins (1997)
7
4
Night Sins
7
4
Starring:
Valerie Bertinelli, Martin Donovan, David Marshall Grant, Harry Hamlin
Directed By:
Robert Allan Ackerman
10. Mr. Universe (1988)
6
4
Mr. Universe
6
4
Starring:
Mickey Hargitay, Stefan Amházi, André Balog, Dezsõ Balázs
Directed By:
György Szomjas
11. Sutoroberi rodo (1991)
6
4
Sutoroberi rodo
6
4
Role:
Jill Banner
Starring:
Toshiro Mifune, Mako Iwamatsu, Mako, Norihei Miki, Toshirô Mifune, Ken Matsudaira
Directed By:
Koreyoshi Kurahara
12. Plain Truth (2004)
6
4
Plain Truth
TV-PG
6
4
Role:
Ellie Harrison
Starring:
Alison Pill, Jan Niklas, Kate Trotter, Alec McClure
Directed By:
Paul Shapiro
13. Gambler V: Playing for Keeps (1994)
6
5
Gambler V: Playing for Keeps
6
5
Role:
Etta Place
Starring:
Mike Lookinland, Scott Paulin, Kris Kamm, Brett Cullen, Kenny Rogers
Directed By:
Jack Bender
14. Hard Time Romance (1991)
5
4
Hard Time Romance
5
4
Role:
Anita
Starring:
Tom Everett, Leon Rippy, Bill Allen, Tony Curlander
Directed By:
John Lee Hancock
15. The Advocate's Devil (1997)
5
4
The Advocate's Devil
5
4
Role:
Rendi
Starring:
Jessica Tuck, Ken Olin, Gina Philips, Wendell Pierce
Directed By:
Jeff Bleckner
16. Finish Line (1989)
5
4
Finish Line
5
4
Role:
Lisa Karsh
Starring:
James Brolin, Josh Brolin, Kristoff St. John, John Finnegan
Directed By:
John Nicolella
17. Come the Morning (1993)
5
4
Come the Morning
G
5
4
Starring:
John Schneider, Susan Howard, Travis Knight, Heather Ramsey
Directed By:
Michael O. Sajbel
18. Welcome to 18 (1986)
5
4
Welcome to 18
PG-13
5
4
Role:
Joey
Starring:
Courtney Thorne-Smith, Erich Anderson, JoAnn Willette, Cristen Kauffman
Directed By:
Terry Carr
19. Bank Robber (1993)
3
4
Bank Robber
R
3
4
Starring:
Lisa Bonet, Forest Whitaker, Patrick Dempsey, Judge Reinhold, Olivia d'Abo
Directed By:
Nick Mead
20. Jocks (1986)
2
4
Jocks
R
2
4
Role:
Nicole
Starring:
Christopher Lee, Scott Strader, Perry Lang, Richard Roundtree
Directed By:
Steve Carver
21. Perfume (2001)
2
4
Perfume
R
2
4
Starring:
Paul Sorvino, Carmen Electra, Jared Harris, Kyle MacLachlan, Troy Garity, Leslie Mann, Jeff Goldblum
Directed By:
Michael Rymer

TV Shows

Seinfeld
85
10
Seinfeld
TV-PG
85
10
Starring:
James Spader, Lori Loughlin, Jon Favreau, Larry David, Jennifer Coolidge, Peter Stormare, Ben Stein
Directed By:
Key West
9
2
Key West
9
2
Starring:
Jennifer Tilly, Fisher Stevens, Denise Crosby, Terrence 'T.C.' Carson, Brian Thompson
Directed By:
Christopher Leitch, David Beaird, Geoffrey Nottage
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
31
7
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
TV-14
31
7
Role:
Olivia Benson
Starring:
Amanda Seyfried, Tom Skerritt, Alec Baldwin, Alfred Molina, Maria Bello, Jake T. Austin, Cicely Tyson
Directed By:
David Platt, Peter Leto, Jean de Segonzac, Constantine Makris, Alex Chapple
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, People's Choice Award for Favorite Drama TV Star
Chicago P.D.
17
4
Chicago P.D.
17
4
Starring:
Sophia Bush, Jesse Spencer, Carl Weathers, Jessica Rothe, Lauren German, Bianca Lawson, Elias Koteas
Directed By:
Jean de Segonzac, Arthur W. Forney, Fred Berner, Sanford Bookstaver, Alik Sakharov
Chicago Fire
20
5
Chicago Fire
20
5
Starring:
Gary Cole, Scott Eastwood, Joe Keery, Sarah Shahi, Sophia Bush, Lauren German, Jesse Spencer
Directed By:
Michael Brandt, Jean de Segonzac, Arthur W. Forney, Alex Chapple, Steve Shill
ER
21
6
ER
TV-14
21
6
Starring:
Alexis Bledel, Eva Mendes, Keith David, Steve Buscemi, Ernest Borgnine, Taraji P. Henson, Alan Young
Law & Order
16
4
Law & Order
TV-14
16
4
Starring:
Abe Vigoda, Lynda Carter, Chevy Chase, Jena Malone, Sarah Paulson, Jennifer Esposito, Laverne Cox
Directed By:
Wiseguy
8
2
Wiseguy
8
2
Starring:
Kevin Spacey, Jerry Lewis, Tim Curry, Debbie Harry, Chazz Palminteri, Glenn Frey, Annette Bening
Directed By:
Grapevine
8
2
Grapevine
8
2
Starring:
Patrick Warburton, Dean Cain, Jonathan Penner, Steven Eckholdt, Lynn Clark
Directed By:
David Frankel
Downtown
7
2
Downtown
7
2
Role:
Jesse Smith
Starring:
Robert Englund, Virginia Capers, Millicent Martin, Michael Nouri
Directed By:
Victor Lobl, Bruce Seth Green, Ivan Dixon, Noel Nosseck, Donald Petrie
In the Heat of the Night
8
3
In the Heat of the Night
8
3
Starring:
O. J. Simpson, Carrie Snodgress, A. J. Langer, Claude Akins, George C. Scott, Diane Ladd, Lois Chiles
Directed By:
Thirtysomething
8
3
Thirtysomething
8
3
Starring:
Timothy Busfield, Angela Bassett, Eddie Albert, Kevin Pollak, Courtney B. Vance, Stanley Tucci, Brad Pitt
Directed By:
Gabriel's Fire
7
3
Gabriel's Fire
7
3
Starring:
Meagan Good, Jonathan Brandis, James Earl Jones, Len Cariou, Dylan Walsh, Madge Sinclair
Directed By:
Michael Switzer, Robert Lieberman, George Kaczender, Jack Sholder, Mark Sobel
Taylor Swift: Bad Blood (2015)
7
3
Taylor Swift: Bad Blood
7
3
Starring:
Cara Delevingne, Selena Gomez, Hailee Steinfeld, Cindy Crawford, Ellen Pompeo, Jessica Alba, Gigi Hadid
Directed By:
Joseph Kahn
Can't Hurry Love
7
3
Can't Hurry Love
7
3
Role:
Didi Edelstein
Starring:
Nancy McKeon, Elizabeth Taylor, Scott Baio, Louis Mandylor, Kevin Crowley
Directed By:
James Widdoes
All-American Girl
6
3
All-American Girl
6
3
Starring:
Jack Black, Margaret Cho, Quentin Tarantino, Amy Hill, Margaret Cho
Directed By:
Terry Hughes
FBI: The Untold Stories
6
3
FBI: The Untold Stories
6
3
Starring:
Adrienne Barbeau, Pernell Roberts
Directed By:
Arthur Allan Seidelman, Corey Allen, BJ Davis, Judy Chaikin
Law & Order: Trial by Jury
6
3
Law & Order: Trial by Jury
TV-14
6
3
Starring:
Bradley Cooper, Margarita Levieva, Sarah Hyland, Lorraine Bracco, Jessica Chastain, Bebe Neuwirth, Angela Lansbury
Directed By:
Caleb Deschanel, Joe Ann Fogle, Constantine Makris
Hotel Room
6
3
Hotel Room
6
3
Starring:
Crispin Glover, Harry Dean Stanton, Clark Heathcliff Brolly, Camilla Overbye Roos
Directed By:
Tequila and Bonetti
5
3
Tequila and Bonetti
5
3
Role:
Officer Angela Garcia
Starring:
Troian Bellisario, Brad Sanders, Jack Scalia, Terry Funk
Directed By:
James Whitmore Jr., Rob Bowman
Freddy's Nightmares
6
3
Freddy's Nightmares
TV-14
6
3
Starring:
Kyle Chandler, George Lazenby, Fabiana Udenio, Brad Pitt, Robert Englund, Robert Englund
Directed By:
Booker
5
3
Booker
5
3
Starring:
Marcia Cross, Ben Vereen, Don Cheadle, Lori Petty, Carmen Argenziano, Marcia Strassman, Richard Grieco
Directed By:
Jefferson Kibbee, Jan Eliasberg, Kim Manners, Jorge Montesi, Mark Sobel
Ellen
6
4
Ellen
TV-PG
6
4
Starring:
Kaley Cuoco, Helen Hunt, Giovanni Ribisi, Elinor Donahue, Ellen DeGeneres, Demi Moore, Chaz Bono
Directed By:
Gil Junger, Robby Benson, Tom Cherones, Gail Mancuso, Rob Schiller
Falcon Crest
5
3
Falcon Crest
5
3
Starring:
Lana Turner, Celeste Holm, Mel Ferrer, Rod Taylor, Ursula Andress, Leslie Caron, Lauren Hutton
Directed By:
The Single Guy
5
3
The Single Guy
5
3
Starring:
Al Roker, Julie Benz, Molly Shannon, Donal Logue, Kristin Davis, David Schwimmer, Don Rickles
Directed By:
Linda Day, Max Tash, Alan Myerson, Pamela Fryman, Kim Friedman
Prince Street
5
3
Prince Street
5
3
Role:
Detective Nina Echeverria
Starring:
Sam Rockwell, Jennifer Esposito, Mark Margolis, Dana Eskelson, Gina Clayton, Steven Martini
Directed By:
Allen Coulter
Cracker
5
3
Cracker
5
3
Starring:
Josh Hartnett, Sarah Paulson, R. Lee Ermey, Robert Pastorelli, Carolyn McCormick
Directed By:
Stephen Cragg, John D. Hancock, Ian Toynton, Perry Lang
The New Adam-12
5
3
The New Adam-12
5
3
Starring:
Miguel Fernandes, Peter Parros, Alma Martinez, Ethan Wayne
Directed By:
Dennis Donnelly, Georg Fenady, Charles Bail, Sidney Hayers, Rob Stewart
Baywatch
8
7
Baywatch
TV-PG
8
7
Starring:
David Hasselhoff, Tom Arnold, Elizabeth Berkley, Jason Momoa, Erik Estrada, Pamela Anderson, Carrie-Anne Moss
Directed By:
Nightcap
4
3
Nightcap
TV-PG
4
3
Starring:
Michael J. Fox, Rosie Perez, Brooke Shields, Paul Rudd, Julianne Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Gwyneth Paltrow
Directed By:
Johnny Milord

Animation Movies

Gedo senki (2006)
10
5
Gedo senki
PG-13
10
5

In a mystical land known as Earthsea, a mysterious force is threatening to plunge humanity into destruction. Sparrowhawk, a wizard tries to find the source of this imbalance, and along the way, he also rescues Arren, a runaway prince. They eventually join forces with a former priestess and her daughter to fight an evil force that seeks destruction.

Role:
Tenar (voice)
Starring:
Willem Dafoe, Timothy Dalton, Jun'ichi Okada, Jun Fubuki, Aoi Teshima
Directed By:
Gorô Miyazaki

Mariska Hargitay Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama 2005
Primetime Emmy Awards
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series 2006
People's Choice Awards
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Favorite Drama TV Star 2018