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List of Meat Loaf Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Fight Club (1999)
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31
Fight Club
TV-MA
229
31

Based on an eponymous Novel by Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club is the story of a discontented white-collar employee and a devil-may-care soap salesman who join together to form an underground fight club where young men give vent to their frustrations by beating each other to pulp.

Role:
Robert 'Bob' Paulsen (as Meat Loaf Aday)
Directed By:
2. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
23
8
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
R
23
8

The movie follows the newly engaged Brad Majors and Janet Weiss who find themselves trapped in the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist from Transsexual, Transylvania. As they lose their innocence, Frank creates a man named Rocky. Frank is later revealed to be an alien and his servants revolt to free the prisoners. 

Starring:
Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Christopher Biggins, Barry Bostwick, Patricia Quinn, Richard O'Brien
Directed By:
Jim Sharman
3. The Mighty (1998)
9
4
The Mighty
PG-13
9
4

The Mighty is a comedy drama film which revolves around Kevin, a boy who is smart, but has a weak body. His life takes a turn when he meets Maxwell, a boy who is ridiculed for his huge size. Since they are both outcasts, an unlikely friendship soon develops between the two.

Starring:
Directed By:
Peter Chelsom
4. Wayne's World (1992)
21
9
Wayne's World
PG-13
21
9

Friends Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar, who host the public-access television show Wayne's World from Wayne's basement, are convinced by sleazy television producer Benjamin Oliver to do the show professionally on his network. However, they are unaware of Benjamin's secret motive of ruining Wayne's show, as well as his budding romance with Chinese-American singer Cassandra Wong.

Directed By:
Penelope Spheeris
5. The Salton Sea (2002)
11
4
The Salton Sea
R
11
4

To avenge the murder of his wife, Danny Parker is forced to get involved with underworld drug dealings. People eventually start believing him to be a junkie.

Starring:
Danny Trejo, Val Edward Kilmer, Adam Goldberg, R. Lee Ermey, Val Kilmer, Vincent D'Onofrio
Directed By:
D.J. Caruso
6. Focus (2001)
8
4
Focus
PG-13
8
4
Role:
Fred (as Meat Loaf Aday)
Starring:
William H. Macy, Laura Dern, Kay Hawtrey, David Paymer
Directed By:
Neal Slavin
7. Beautiful Boy (2010)
7
4
Beautiful Boy
R
7
4

Bill and Kate are a married couple who are going through a separation. They receive the biggest shock of their lives when their eighteen year old son commits a mass shooting at his college, before committing suicide.  

Starring:
Maria Bello, Michael Sheen, Bruce French, Austin Nichols
Directed By:
Shawn Ku
8. The 51st State (2001)
10
6
The 51st State
R
10
6

When Elmo McElroy, a shrewd American master chemist concocts a new formula that is 51 times more potent than any other drug, he goes to England to finalize a major deal-of-a-lifetime. As he lands in Liverpool, local goon Felix, an ardent despiser of Americans, leads him through the city’s underworld where McElroy finds himself enmeshed in a web of deceit and double-dealings.

Role:
The Lizard
Starring:
Samuel L. Jackson, Rhys Ifans, Emily Mortimer, Nigel Whitmey, Robert Jezek
Directed By:
Ronny Yu
9. Crazy in Alabama (1999)
8
4
Crazy in Alabama
PG-13
8
4

Lucille, an abused wife, kills her husband. She escapes to Hollywood, hoping that she can find stardom. However, meanwhile, back in Alabama, her nephew is dealing with his problems of his own, after witnessing a corrupt cop commit a racially-motivated murder.

Role:
Sheriff John Doggett (as Meat Loaf Aday)
Starring:
Directed By:
10. Motorama (1991)
6
4
Motorama
R
6
4
Starring:
Drew Barrymore, John Laughlin, Susan Tyrrell, Jordan Christopher Michael, Martha Quinn
Directed By:
Barry Shils
11. Leap of Faith (1992)
8
4
Leap of Faith
PG-13
8
4

Leap of Faith is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of Jonas, a con man, who pretends to be a faith healer, and makes a living by exploiting people’s belief in God. He is helped by his friend and manager Jane Larson, and a few other con artists. However, things take a turn when he tries to fool a group of people in a town named Rustwater.  

Starring:
Steve Martin, Debra Winger, Liam Neeson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Lukas Haas, Lolita Davidovich
Directed By:
Richard Pearce
12. Scavenger Hunt (1979)
5
4
Scavenger Hunt
PG
5
4
Starring:
Scatman Crothers, Vincent Price, Cloris Leachman, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Richard Benjamin, James Coco, Ruth Gordon
Directed By:
Michael Schultz
13. Black Dog (1998)
5
4
Black Dog
PG-13
5
4

An ex-convict truck driver takes up a delivery job to support his family, only to discover that the rig is stocked with assault weapons. Things take an ugly turn when he learns that failing to get the job done would put his wife and child’s life in danger.    

Role:
Red
Starring:
Patrick Swayze, Randy Travis, Gabriel Casseus, Brian Kelly
Directed By:
Kevin Hooks
14. Chasing Ghosts (2005)
5
4
Chasing Ghosts
R
5
4
Role:
Richard Valbruno (as Michael Meat Loaf Aday)
Starring:
William Gary Busey, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Danny Trejo, Gary Busey, Michael Madsen, James Duval
Directed By:
Alan Pao, Kyle Dean Jackson
15. Out of Bounds (1986)
5
4
Out of Bounds
R
5
4
Starring:
Anthony Michael Hall, Glynn Turman, Raymond J. Barry, Jenny Wright
Directed By:
Richard Tuggle
16. Roadie (1980)
5
4
Roadie
PG
5
4

Roadie is a musical comedy film which tells the story of a young truck driver, who falls for a rock singer, whose name is Lola. Due to his skills with electronic equipment, he also manages to get a job as a roadie with a traveling rock-and-roll show.

Role:
Travis W. Redfish
Starring:
Art Carney, Kaki Hunter, Gailard Sartain, Don Cornelius
Directed By:
Alan Rudolph
17. Stage Fright (2014)
6
4
Stage Fright
R
6
4
Role:
Roger McCall (as Meat Loaf Aday)
Starring:
Minnie Driver, Douglas Smith, Allie MacDonald, Kent Nolan
Directed By:
Jerome Sable
18. Wishcraft (2002)
5
4
Wishcraft
R
5
4
Starring:
Alexandra Breckenridge, Austin Pendleton, A.J. Buckley, Michael Weston
Directed By:
Richard Wenk, Danny Graves
19. The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag (1992)
5
4
The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag
PG-13
5
4
Starring:
Stanley Tucci, Julianne Moore, Penelope Ann Miller, Eric Thal, Alfre Woodard, Andy Romano
Directed By:
Allan Moyle
20. Americathon (1979)
4
4
Americathon
PG
4
4

This 1979 comedy film depicts the America of 1998 where the government is going bankrupt, and faces the threat of foreclosure by wealthy Native Americans. In a desperate attempt to raise money, President Chet Roosevelt, with the help of a TV consultant, organizes Americathon, a 30 day telethon to raise $400 billion. However, there are some who don’t want this to succeed. 

Starring:
John Ritter, John Carradine, Jay Leno, Fred Willard, George Carlin, Peter Riegert, Harvey Korman
Directed By:
Neal Israel
21. Spice World (1997)
3
6
Spice World
PG
3
6

This musical comedy film revolves around the world famous pop group, The Spice Girls, who tour around London in their luxurious double decker tour bus, having various kinds of adventures as well as performing for their fans.

Starring:
Emma Bunton, Stephen Fry, Barry Humphries, Alan Cumming, Hugh Laurie, Roger Moore, Bob Hoskins
Directed By:
Bob Spiers
22. BloodRayne (2005)
4
6
BloodRayne
R
4
6

Rayne, who is half-human and half-vampire, escapes from the freak show, in which she once took part. She eventually teams up with a team of vampire slayers to kill the man who raped her mother. 

Starring:
Michelle Rodriguez, Billy Zane, Udo Kier, Ben Kingsley, Geraldine Chaplin, Kristanna Loken, Michael Madsen
Directed By:
Uwe Boll
23. Python Night: 30 Years of Monty Python (1999)
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2
Python Night: 30 Years of Monty Python
11
2
Starring:
Eric Idle, Graham Chapman, Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Barry Humphries
Directed By:
24. I'd Lie for You and That's the Truth (1996)
11
2
I'd Lie for You and That's the Truth
G
11
2
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Brett Cullen, Xander Berkeley, Dana Patrick, Hilary Shepard
Directed By:
BJ Davis
25. The Diary of the Hurdy-Gurdy Man (1999)
10
3
The Diary of the Hurdy-Gurdy Man
10
3
Starring:
Anne Meara, William Hickey, Brad Dourif, Kathleen Gati
Directed By:
Gábor Dettre
26. Meat Loaf: In Search of Paradise (2007)
10
3
Meat Loaf: In Search of Paradise
10
3
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Kasim Sulton, Mark Alexander, John Miceli, Paul Crook
Directed By:
Bruce David Klein
27. Polish Bar (2010)
9
3
Polish Bar
9
3
Role:
Joe
Starring:
Richard Belzer, Judd Hirsch, James Badge Dale, Vincent Piazza
Directed By:
Ben Berkowitz
28. From Spam to Sperm (2000)
9
3
From Spam to Sperm
9
3
Starring:
Eric Idle, Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese
Directed By:
Selina Mehta
29. The Car Kid (2002)
10
3
The Car Kid
TV-G
10
3
Starring:
Brad Renfro, James Franco, Mark Anthony Williams, Raymond T. Williams
Directed By:
Tricia Brock
30. Everything That Rises (1998)
8
4
Everything That Rises
8
4
Role:
Red
Starring:
Dennis Quaid, Mare Winningham, Harve Presnell, Ryan Merriman
Directed By:
31. Wishin' and Hopin' (2014)
7
4
Wishin' and Hopin'
7
4
Starring:
Molly Ringwald, Chevy Chase, Annabella Sciorra, Sosie Bacon, Danny Nucci
Directed By:
Colin Theys
32. Italian Ties (2001)
7
4
Italian Ties
7
4
Starring:
Scott Baio, Jonathan Banks, Mädchen Amick, Doug Ballard
Directed By:
Ellie Kanner
33. The Ballad of Lucy Whipple (2001)
7
4
The Ballad of Lucy Whipple
7
4
Role:
Amos 'Rattlesnake Jake' Frogge (as Meat Loaf Aday)
Starring:
Jena Malone, Glenn Close, Chloe Webb, Bruce McGill
Directed By:
Jeremy Kagan
34. U B Da Judge (2012)
7
4
U B Da Judge
7
4
Starring:
Debbie Gibson, Julie Brister, Rebecca Black, Ryan Bingham
Directed By:
Nick Corirossi, Charles Ingram
35. Outside Ozona (1998)
7
4
Outside Ozona
R
7
4
Starring:
Swoosie Kurtz, Kevin Pollak, Robert Forster, Sherilyn Fenn
Directed By:
J.S. Cardone
36. Crazylove (2005)
7
4
Crazylove
7
4
Role:
John (as Meat Loaf Aday)
Starring:
JoBeth Williams, Marla Sokoloff, Bruno Campos, Reiko Aylesworth
Directed By:
Ellie Kanner
37. Rustin (2001)
7
4
Rustin
PG-13
7
4
Role:
Coach Trellingsby
Starring:
Ashley Johnson, Zachery Ty Bryan, Rick Johnson, Michael Papajohn
Directed By:
Rick Johnson
38. Gunshy (1998)
7
4
Gunshy
R
7
4
Starring:
Diane Lane, Michael Byrne, Michael Wincott, R. Lee Ermey, William Petersen
Directed By:
Jeff Celentano
39. Citizen Jane (2009)
6
4
Citizen Jane
PG-13
6
4
Role:
Detective Jack Morris (as Meat Loaf Aday)
Starring:
Ally Sheedy, Jon Polito, Nia Peeples, Robert Curtis Brown
Directed By:
Armand Mastroianni
40. Extreme Dating (2005)
5
4
Extreme Dating
R
5
4
Role:
Marshall Jackson
Starring:
Devon Sawa, John DiMaggio, Amanda Detmer, Benjamin King
Directed By:
Lorena David
41. The Moment (2013)
5
4
The Moment
5
4
Role:
Sergeant Goodman
Starring:
Martin Henderson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Alia Shawkat, Marianne Jean-Baptiste
Directed By:
Jane Weinstock
42. Blacktop (2000)
4
4
Blacktop
R
4
4
Role:
Jack (as Meat Loaf Aday)
Starring:
Kristin Davis, Blu Mankuma, Lochlyn Munro, Amanda Tapping
Directed By:
T.J. Scott
43. A Hole in One (2004)
5
4
A Hole in One
5
4
Role:
Billy (as Meat Loaf Aday)
Starring:
Louis Zorich, Tim Guinee, Bill Raymond, Wendell Pierce
Directed By:
Richard Ledes
44. Urban Decay (2007)
5
4
Urban Decay
5
4
Role:
Rick Zero
Starring:
Dean Cain, Ryan Francis, Chris Williams, Brooke Burns
Directed By:
Harry Basil
45. The Squeeze (1987)
5
4
The Squeeze
PG-13
5
4
Starring:
Rae Dawn Chong, Michael Keaton, Joe Pantoliano, Ric Abernathy, Danny Aiello III, Bobby Bass
Directed By:
Roger Young
46. Trapped (2001)
4
4
Trapped
4
4
Starring:
Parker Stevenson, William McNamara, Callum Keith Rennie, Suki Kaiser
Directed By:
Deran Sarafian
47. All American Christmas Carol (2013)
4
4
All American Christmas Carol
4
4
Starring:
Eric Roberts, Alex Solowitz, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Taryn Manning, Beverly D'Angelo
Directed By:
Ron Carlson
48. Learning Curves (2003)
4
4
Learning Curves
4
4
Starring:
Sophia Bush, Lindsay Frost, Rodney Scott, Nate Dushku
Directed By:
Kilian Kerwin
49. Absolute Killers (2011)
4
4
Absolute Killers
R
4
4
Role:
Dan (as Meat Loaf Aday)
Starring:
Ed Asner, Edward Asner, Grace Johnston, Edward Furlong, Elaine Hendrix
Directed By:
Heather Hale
50. The Pleasure Drivers (2006)
4
4
The Pleasure Drivers
TV-MA
4
4
Starring:
Jason Mewes, Lauren Holly, Lacey Chabert, Billy Zane, Angus Macfadyen, Sascha Knopf
Directed By:
Andrzej Sekula
51. Feel the Motion (1985)
4
4
Feel the Motion
4
4
Starring:
Sissy Kelling, Frank Meyer-Brockmann, Ingolf Lück, Die Toten Hosen
Directed By:
Wolfgang Büld
52. To Catch a Yeti (1995)
2
3
To Catch a Yeti
PG
2
3
Role:
Big Jake Grizzly
Starring:
Chantellese Kent, Rick Howland, Jim Gordon, Leigh Lewis
Directed By:
Bob Keen

Animation Movies

South Park
19
3
South Park
TV-MA
19
3
Starring:
Trey Parker, George Clooney, Jennifer Aniston, Kel Mitchell, Tommy Chong, Isaac Hayes, Norman Lear
Directed By:

TV Shows

House M.D.
66
10
House M.D.
TV-14
66
10
Starring:
Dave Matthews, Olivia Wilde, Daryl Sabara, Bailee Madison, Adam Garcia, Jennifer Grey, Donal Logue
Directed By:
Monk
16
4
Monk
TV-PG
16
4
Starring:
Jill Wagner, James Brolin, Alanna Ubach, Garry Marshall, Evan Peters, Sean Astin, Kevin Nealon
Directed By:
Randy Zisk, Jerry Levine, Andre Belgrader, Michael Zinberg, Anton Cropper
Elementary
21
5
Elementary
TV-14
21
5
Starring:
Troy Garity, Christine Taylor, Aidan Quinn, Vinnie Jones, Mamie Gummer, Natalie Dormer, Paul Sorvino
Directed By:
John Doe
8
2
John Doe
8
2
Starring:
Gabrielle Anwar, Dominic Purcell, Alanna Ubach, Daryl Sabara
The Equalizer
8
2
The Equalizer
8
2
Starring:
Robert Mitchum, Christian Slater, James Thomas Patrick Walsh, Chris Cooper, Sam Rockwell, Ving Rhames, Amanda Plummer
Directed By:
Alan Metzger, Richard Compton, Russ Mayberry, Bradford May, Donald Petrie
The Outer Limits
8
3
The Outer Limits
TV-PG
8
3
Starring:
Jennifer Beals, Gary Cole, Wil Wheaton, Michael Moriarty, Marcia Cross, Adam Baldwin, Martin Kemp
Masters of Horror
8
3
Masters of Horror
TV-MA
8
3
Starring:
Jessica Lowndes, Daniel Gillies, Robert Englund, Norman Reedus, Jason Priestley, Christopher Lloyd, Udo Kier
Fairly Legal
7
3
Fairly Legal
TV-PG
7
3
Starring:
Sarah Shahi, Alanna Ubach, Michael Trucco, Lindy Booth
Monsters
7
2
Monsters
7
2
Starring:
Debbie Harry, Matt LeBlanc, Jerry Stiller, David McCallum, David Spade, Steve Buscemi, Adrienne Barbeau
Directed By:
Ernest D. Farino, Bette Gordon, Jeffrey Wolf, Gerald Cotts, Michael Warren Powell
Dead Man's Gun
6
2
Dead Man's Gun
6
2
Starring:
Daniel Baldwin, Patrick Duffy, Adam Beach, Michael York, Brian Austin Green, Kris Kristofferson, Ed Asner
Directed By:
William Gereghty, Joseph L. Scanlan, Ken Girotti, René Bonnière, Sturla Gunnarsson
Lightning Force
6
2
Lightning Force
6
2
Role:
Richard Talbot (2 episodes, 1992)
Starring:
George Takei, Wings Hauser, John Pyper-Ferguson, David Stratton
Glee
20
9
Glee
TV-PG
20
9
Starring:
Ken Jeong, Demi Lovato, Chord Overstreet, Jeff Goldblum, Kate Hudson, Tyra Banks, Katherine McNamara
Directed By:
Nash Bridges
6
3
Nash Bridges
TV-14
6
3
Starring:
Cynthia Nixon, Cassandra Peterson, Thomas F. Wilson, Karl Malone, Aisha Tyler, Greg Sestero, RuPaul
Directed By:
Jim Charleston, Ricardo Méndez Matta, David Jackson, Bradford May, Greg Beeman
Ghost Wars
5
3
Ghost Wars
TV-14
5
3
Starring:
Kim Coates, Avan Jogia, Jesse Moss, Sonja Bennett
Directed By:

Special Appearance/Cameo

Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
18
9
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
R
18
9

Musicians JB and KG are on the cusp of becoming one of the greatest rock bands ever if they can find the legendary ‘pick of destiny’, which has supernatural powers. Unfortunately, the guitar pick is actually a piece of Satan’s tooth who wants it back to regain full power. 

Role:
Bud Black (uncredited)
Starring:
Jack Black, Fred Armisen, Timothy Francis Robbins, Amy Poehler, Amy Adams, Ben Stiller, Kyle Gass
Directed By:
Liam Lynch
State Fair (1962)
5
4
State Fair
5
4

This American musical follows the Frake family as they make their way to the Texas State Fair in Dallas. The parents – Abel and Melissa – wish to win the competition they have entered into while the children – Margy and Wayne – find love in Jerry Dundee and Emily Porter respectively.

Role:
Boy in Stands (uncredited)
Starring:
Bobby Darin, Pat Boone, Ann-Margret, Tom Ewell, Pamela Tiffin
Directed By:
José Ferrer
Burning Bright (2010)
6
4
Burning Bright
TV-14
6
4

Burning Bright is a horror film which tells the story of a young girl named Kelly who lives with her autistic brother along with their stepfather Johnny. Johnny one day brings home a tiger for a project, although this puts the lives of the children in great danger. Things get worse when a hurricane approaches and the two siblings are trapped in the house, along with the beast.  

Role:
Howie (uncredited)
Starring:
Garret Dillahunt, Charlie Tahan, Briana Evigan, Peggy Sheffield
Directed By:
Carlos Brooks

Meat Loaf Awards

Grammy Awards
Winner Best Rock Vocal Performance, Solo 1994