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List of Mariska Hargitay Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
66
23
Leaving Las Vegas
R
66
23

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)
8
5
The Perfect Weapon
R
8
5
Role:
Jennifer
Starring:
Mako Iwamatsu, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, John Dye, James Hong, Mako, Jeff Speakman
Directed By:
Mark DiSalle
3. Lake Placid (1999)
28
20
Lake Placid
R
28
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
8
Ghoulies
PG-13
5
8
Starring:
Jack Nance, Lisa Pelikan, Peter Liapis, Michael Des Barres
Directed By:
Luca Bercovici
6. Love American Style (1999)
8
4
Love American Style
8
4
Starring:
Joely Fisher, Leila Kenzle, Matt Letscher, Tom Verica, Melissa Joan Hart
Directed By:
Barry Kemp, Robin Schiff
8. Night Sins (1997)
8
4
Night Sins
8
4
Starring:
Valerie Bertinelli, Martin Donovan, David Marshall Grant, Harry Hamlin
Directed By:
Robert Allan Ackerman
10. Mr. Universe (1988)
7
4
Mr. Universe
7
4
Starring:
Mickey Hargitay, Stefan Amházi, André Balog, Dezsõ Balázs
Directed By:
György Szomjas
11. Sutoroberi rodo (1991)
7
4
Sutoroberi rodo
7
4
Role:
Jill Banner
Starring:
Toshiro Mifune, Mako Iwamatsu, Mako, Norihei Miki, Toshirô Mifune, Ken Matsudaira
Directed By:
Koreyoshi Kurahara
12. Plain Truth (2004)
7
4
Plain Truth
TV-PG
7
4
Role:
Ellie Harrison
Starring:
Alison Pill, Jan Niklas, Kate Trotter, Alec McClure
Directed By:
Paul Shapiro
13. Gambler V: Playing for Keeps (1994)
7
5
Gambler V: Playing for Keeps
7
5
Role:
Etta Place
Starring:
Mike Lookinland, Scott Paulin, Kris Kamm, Brett Cullen, Kenny Rogers
Directed By:
Jack Bender
14. Hard Time Romance (1991)
6
4
Hard Time Romance
6
4
Role:
Anita
Starring:
Tom Everett, Leon Rippy, Bill Allen, Tony Curlander
Directed By:
John Lee Hancock
15. The Advocate's Devil (1997)
6
4
The Advocate's Devil
6
4
Role:
Rendi
Starring:
Jessica Tuck, Ken Olin, Gina Philips, Wendell Pierce
Directed By:
Jeff Bleckner
16. Finish Line (1989)
6
4
Finish Line
6
4
Role:
Lisa Karsh
Starring:
James Brolin, Josh Brolin, Kristoff St. John, John Finnegan
Directed By:
John Nicolella
17. Come the Morning (1993)
6
4
Come the Morning
G
6
4
Starring:
John Schneider, Susan Howard, Travis Knight, Heather Ramsey
Directed By:
Michael O. Sajbel
18. Welcome to 18 (1986)
6
4
Welcome to 18
PG-13
6
4
Role:
Joey
Starring:
Courtney Thorne-Smith, Erich Anderson, JoAnn Willette, Cristen Kauffman
Directed By:
Terry Carr
19. Bank Robber (1993)
4
4
Bank Robber
R
4
4
Starring:
Lisa Bonet, Patrick Dempsey, Forest Whitaker, Judge Reinhold, Olivia d'Abo
Directed By:
Nick Mead
20. Jocks (1986)
3
4
Jocks
R
3
4
Role:
Nicole
Starring:
Christopher Lee, Scott Strader, Perry Lang, Richard Roundtree
Directed By:
Steve Carver
21. Perfume (2001)
3
4
Perfume
R
3
4
Starring:
Paul Sorvino, Kyle MacLachlan, Troy Garity, Carmen Electra, Jared Harris, Leslie Mann, Jeff Goldblum
Directed By:
Michael Rymer

TV Shows

Seinfeld
86
10
Seinfeld
TV-PG
86
10
Starring:
James Spader, Denise Richards, Chris Parnell, Rob Schneider, Drake Bell, Patrick Warburton, Al Roker
Directed By:
Key West
10
2
Key West
10
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
32
7
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
TV-14
32
7
Role:
Olivia Benson
Starring:
Andrew McCarthy, Missi Pyle, Kevin Pollak, Sara Gilbert, Wendy Williams, Rosie Perez, Frank Grillo
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.
18
4
Chicago P.D.
18
4
Starring:
Carl Weathers, Jessica Rothe, Lauren German, Bianca Lawson, Sophia Bush, Jesse Spencer, Elias Koteas
Directed By:
Jean de Segonzac, Arthur W. Forney, Fred Berner, Sanford Bookstaver, Alik Sakharov
Chicago Fire
21
5
Chicago Fire
21
5
Starring:
Scott Eastwood, Joe Keery, Sarah Shahi, Gary Cole, Lauren German, Jesse Spencer, Carl Weathers
Directed By:
Michael Brandt, Jean de Segonzac, Arthur W. Forney, Alex Chapple, Steve Shill
ER
22
6
ER
TV-14
22
6
Starring:
Alan Alda, Emile Davenport Hirsch, Kathy Griffin, Ray Liotta, Anthony Edwards, Joe Manganiello, Nick Offerman
Law & Order
17
4
Law & Order
TV-14
17
4
Starring:
Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Hyland, James Earl Jones, Elaine Stritch, Andre Braugher, Victor Garber, Benjamin Bratt
Directed By:
Wiseguy
10
2
Wiseguy
10
2
Starring:
Jerry Lewis, Tim Curry, Debbie Harry, Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Maximilian Schell, Stanley Tucci
Directed By:
Grapevine
10
2
Grapevine
10
2
Starring:
Dean Cain, Patrick Warburton, Jonathan Penner, Steven Eckholdt, Lynn Clark
Directed By:
David Frankel
Downtown
8
2
Downtown
8
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
9
3
In the Heat of the Night
9
3
Starring:
Diane Ladd, Anne Meara, Lois Chiles, Christina Pickles, Wayne Brady, Tippi Hedren, Jerry Stiller
Directed By:
Thirtysomething
9
3
Thirtysomething
9
3
Starring:
Angela Bassett, Eddie Albert, Courtney B. Vance, Timothy Busfield, Patricia Arquette, Brad Pitt, Kevin Pollak
Directed By:
Gabriel's Fire
8
3
Gabriel's Fire
8
3
Starring:
Jonathan Brandis, Len Cariou, Meagan Good, James Earl Jones, Dylan Walsh, Madge Sinclair
Directed By:
Michael Switzer, Robert Lieberman, George Kaczender, Jack Sholder, Mark Sobel
Taylor Swift: Bad Blood (2015)
7
4
Taylor Swift: Bad Blood
7
4
Starring:
Selena Gomez, Hailee Steinfeld, Cindy Crawford, Cara Delevingne, Jessica Alba, Gigi Hadid, Ellen Pompeo
Directed By:
Joseph Kahn
Can't Hurry Love
8
3
Can't Hurry Love
8
3
Role:
Didi Edelstein
Starring:
Elizabeth Taylor, Scott Baio, Nancy McKeon, Louis Mandylor, Kevin Crowley
Directed By:
James Widdoes
All-American Girl
7
3
All-American Girl
7
3
Starring:
Margaret Cho, Quentin Tarantino, Jack Black, Amy Hill, Margaret Cho
Directed By:
Terry Hughes
FBI: The Untold Stories
7
3
FBI: The Untold Stories
7
3
Starring:
Adrienne Barbeau, Pernell Roberts
Directed By:
Arthur Allan Seidelman, Corey Allen, BJ Davis, Judy Chaikin
Law & Order: Trial by Jury
7
3
Law & Order: Trial by Jury
TV-14
7
3
Starring:
Jessica Chastain, Lorraine Bracco, Bebe Neuwirth, Alfred Molina, Angela Lansbury, Elisabeth Moss, Sam Waterston
Directed By:
Caleb Deschanel, Joe Ann Fogle, Constantine Makris
Hotel Room
7
3
Hotel Room
7
3
Starring:
Harry Dean Stanton, Crispin Glover, Clark Heathcliff Brolly, Camilla Overbye Roos
Directed By:
Tequila and Bonetti
6
3
Tequila and Bonetti
6
3
Role:
Officer Angela Garcia
Starring:
Troian Bellisario, Brad Sanders, Jack Scalia, Terry Funk
Directed By:
James Whitmore Jr., Rob Bowman
Freddy's Nightmares
7
3
Freddy's Nightmares
TV-14
7
3
Starring:
Kyle Chandler, George Lazenby, Fabiana Udenio, Robert Englund, Brad Pitt, Robert Englund
Directed By:
Booker
6
3
Booker
6
3
Starring:
Ben Vereen, Don Cheadle, Marcia Cross, Lori Petty, Carmen Argenziano, Marcia Strassman, Richard Grieco
Directed By:
Jefferson Kibbee, Jan Eliasberg, Kim Manners, Jorge Montesi, Mark Sobel
Ellen
6
5
Ellen
TV-PG
6
5
Starring:
Peter Krause, Queen Latifah, Sean Penn, Christine Taylor, Vance DeGeneres, Emma Thompson, Molly Shannon
Directed By:
Gil Junger, Robby Benson, Tom Cherones, Gail Mancuso, Rob Schiller
Falcon Crest
6
3
Falcon Crest
6
3
Starring:
Rod Taylor, Ursula Andress, Lauren Hutton, Leslie Caron, Cliff Robertson, Bryan Cranston, Carla Gugino
Directed By:
The Single Guy
6
3
The Single Guy
6
3
Starring:
Ernest Borgnine, Donal Logue, Kristin Davis, David Schwimmer, Julie Benz, Don Rickles, Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Directed By:
Linda Day, Max Tash, Alan Myerson, Pamela Fryman, Kim Friedman
Prince Street
6
3
Prince Street
6
3
Role:
Detective Nina Echeverria
Starring:
Jennifer Esposito, Sam Rockwell, 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
6
3
The New Adam-12
6
3
Starring:
Miguel Fernandes, Peter Parros, Alma Martinez, Ethan Wayne
Directed By:
Dennis Donnelly, Georg Fenady, Charles Bail, Sidney Hayers, Rob Stewart
Baywatch
9
7
Baywatch
TV-PG
9
7
Starring:
Angie Harmon, Pamela Anderson, Carrie-Anne Moss, Danny Trejo, Dick Van Patten, Jenny McCarthy, Bob Denver
Directed By:
Nightcap
4
3
Nightcap
TV-PG
4
3
Starring:
Alec Baldwin, Brooke Shields, Paul Rudd, Julianne Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Gwyneth Paltrow, Michael J. Fox
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:
Timothy Dalton, Willem Dafoe, 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