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List of Meat Loaf Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Fight Club (1999)
15
3
Fight Club
TV-MA
15
3

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Robert 'Bob' Paulsen (as Meat Loaf Aday)
Director:
Genres:
Drama
2. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
19
3
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
R
19
3

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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Jim Sharman
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Patricia Quinn, Richard O'Brien
4. The Salton Sea (2002)
14
2
The Salton Sea
R
14
2

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.

As:
Cast
Director:
D.J. Caruso
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Danny Trejo, Adam Goldberg, Val Edward Kilmer, R. Lee Ermey, Val Kilmer, Vincent D'Onofrio
5. Wayne's World (1992)
12
2
Wayne's World
PG-13
12
2

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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Penelope Spheeris
Genres:
Comedy, Music
6. Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
11
2
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
R
11
2

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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Liam Lynch
Genres:
Adventure, Musical, Music, Comedy
7. Focus (2001)
11
2
Focus
PG-13
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Fred (as Meat Loaf Aday)
Director:
Neal Slavin
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
William H. Macy, Laura Dern, Kay Hawtrey, David Paymer
8. Beautiful Boy (2010)
11
2
Beautiful Boy
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Shawn Ku
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Maria Bello, Michael Sheen, Bruce French, Austin Nichols
9. State Fair (1962)
11
2
State Fair
11
2

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.

As:
Cast
Director:
José Ferrer
Genres:
Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Bobby Darin, Ann-Margret, Pat Boone, Tom Ewell, Pamela Tiffin
11. Motorama (1991)
11
2
Motorama
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Barry Shils
Genres:
Comedy, Mystery, Drama, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Crime, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Drew Barrymore, John Laughlin, Susan Tyrrell, Jordan Christopher Michael, Martha Quinn
12. The 51st State (2001)
11
2
The 51st State
R
11
2

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
The Lizard
Director:
Ronny Yu
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Rhys Ifans, Samuel L. Jackson, Emily Mortimer, Nigel Whitmey, Robert Jezek
15. Burning Bright (2010)
10
2
Burning Bright
TV-14
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Carlos Brooks
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Drama
Star Cast:
Garret Dillahunt, Charlie Tahan, Briana Evigan, Peggy Sheffield
16. Roadie (1980)
9
2
Roadie
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Travis W. Redfish
Director:
Alan Rudolph
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Art Carney, Kaki Hunter, Gailard Sartain, Don Cornelius
17. Chasing Ghosts (2005)
9
2
Chasing Ghosts
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Richard Valbruno (as Michael Meat Loaf Aday)
Director:
Alan Pao, Kyle Dean Jackson
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
William Gary Busey, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Danny Trejo, Gary Busey, Michael Madsen, James Duval
18. Out of Bounds (1986)
9
2
Out of Bounds
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Tuggle
Genres:
Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Anthony Michael Hall, Glynn Turman, Raymond J. Barry, Jenny Wright
19. Black Dog (1998)
10
2
Black Dog
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Red
Director:
Kevin Hooks
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Patrick Swayze, Randy Travis, Gabriel Casseus, Brian Kelly
20. Stage Fright (2014)
9
2
Stage Fright
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Roger McCall (as Meat Loaf Aday)
Director:
Jerome Sable
Genres:
Horror, Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Minnie Driver, Douglas Smith, Allie MacDonald, Kent Nolan
21. Wishcraft (2002)
9
2
Wishcraft
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Wenk, Danny Graves
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Alexandra Breckenridge, Austin Pendleton, A.J. Buckley, Michael Weston
22. The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag (1992)
8
2
The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Allan Moyle
Genres:
Comedy, Mystery
Star Cast:
Stanley Tucci, Julianne Moore, Penelope Ann Miller, Eric Thal, Alfre Woodard, Andy Romano
23. Americathon (1979)
8
2
Americathon
PG
8
2

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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Neal Israel
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
24. Spice World (1997)
7
1
Spice World
PG
7
1

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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Bob Spiers
Genres:
Music, Family, Comedy
25. BloodRayne (2005)
5
1
BloodRayne
R
5
1

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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Uwe Boll
Genres:
Horror, Adventure, Action, Fantasy
Star Cast:
26. Meat Loaf: In Search of Paradise (2007)
14
3
Meat Loaf: In Search of Paradise
14
3
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Bruce David Klein
Genres:
Music, Biography, Documentary
Star Cast:
Kasim Sulton, Mark Alexander, John Miceli, Paul Crook
27. Polish Bar (2010)
13
3
Polish Bar
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe
Director:
Ben Berkowitz
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Belzer, Judd Hirsch, James Badge Dale, Vincent Piazza
28. The Diary of the Hurdy-Gurdy Man (1999)
12
2
The Diary of the Hurdy-Gurdy Man
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Gábor Dettre
Star Cast:
Anne Meara, William Hickey, Brad Dourif, Kathleen Gati
29. Wishin' and Hopin' (2014)
12
2
Wishin' and Hopin'
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Colin Theys
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Molly Ringwald, Chevy Chase, Annabella Sciorra, Sosie Bacon, Danny Nucci
30. The Car Kid (2002)
11
2
The Car Kid
TV-G
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Tricia Brock
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Brad Renfro, James Franco, Mark Anthony Williams, Raymond T. Williams
31. Italian Ties (2001)
11
2
Italian Ties
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ellie Kanner
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Scott Baio, Jonathan Banks, Mädchen Amick, Doug Ballard
32. U B Da Judge (2012)
11
2
U B Da Judge
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Nick Corirossi, Charles Ingram
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Debbie Gibson, Julie Brister, Rebecca Black, Ryan Bingham
33. Outside Ozona (1998)
11
2
Outside Ozona
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
J.S. Cardone
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Star Cast:
Swoosie Kurtz, Kevin Pollak, Robert Forster, Sherilyn Fenn
34. Crazylove (2005)
11
2
Crazylove
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
John (as Meat Loaf Aday)
Director:
Ellie Kanner
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
JoBeth Williams, Marla Sokoloff, Bruno Campos, Reiko Aylesworth
35. Gunshy (1998)
10
2
Gunshy
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jeff Celentano
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Diane Lane, Michael Byrne, Michael Wincott, R. Lee Ermey, William Petersen
36. Learning Curves (2003)
10
2
Learning Curves
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Kilian Kerwin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sophia Bush, Lindsay Frost, Rodney Scott, Nate Dushku
37. Rustin (2001)
10
2
Rustin
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Coach Trellingsby
Director:
Rick Johnson
Star Cast:
Ashley Johnson, Zachery Ty Bryan, Rick Johnson, Michael Papajohn
38. Absolute Killers (2011)
10
2
Absolute Killers
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dan (as Meat Loaf Aday)
Director:
Heather Hale
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Ed Asner, Edward Asner, Grace Johnston, Edward Furlong, Elaine Hendrix
39. A Hole in One (2004)
9
2
A Hole in One
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Billy (as Meat Loaf Aday)
Director:
Richard Ledes
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Louis Zorich, Tim Guinee, Bill Raymond, Wendell Pierce
40. Extreme Dating (2005)
10
2
Extreme Dating
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Marshall Jackson
Director:
Lorena David
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Action
Star Cast:
Devon Sawa, John DiMaggio, Amanda Detmer, Benjamin King
41. The Moment (2013)
8
2
The Moment
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sergeant Goodman
Director:
Jane Weinstock
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Martin Henderson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Alia Shawkat, Marianne Jean-Baptiste
42. Urban Decay (2007)
8
2
Urban Decay
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rick Zero
Director:
Harry Basil
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Dean Cain, Ryan Francis, Chris Williams, Brooke Burns
43. The Squeeze (1987)
8
2
The Squeeze
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Roger Young
Genres:
Action, Romance, Comedy, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Rae Dawn Chong, Joe Pantoliano, Michael Keaton, Ric Abernathy, Danny Aiello III, Bobby Bass
45. All American Christmas Carol (2013)
8
2
All American Christmas Carol
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ron Carlson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Roberts, Alex Solowitz, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Taryn Manning, Beverly D'Angelo
46. Feel the Motion (1985)
8
2
Feel the Motion
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Wolfgang Büld
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sissy Kelling, Frank Meyer-Brockmann, Ingolf Lück, Die Toten Hosen

TV Movie(s)

2. I'd Lie for You and That's the Truth (1996)
13
3
I'd Lie for You and That's the Truth
G
13
3
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
BJ Davis
Star Cast:
Brett Cullen, Xander Berkeley, Dana Patrick, Hilary Shepard
3. Everything That Rises (1998)
12
2
Everything That Rises
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Red
Director:
Dennis Quaid
Genres:
Family, Adventure, Drama, Western
Star Cast:
Dennis Quaid, Mare Winningham, Harve Presnell, Ryan Merriman
5. The Ballad of Lucy Whipple (2001)
11
2
The Ballad of Lucy Whipple
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Amos 'Rattlesnake Jake' Frogge (as Meat Loaf Aday)
Director:
Jeremy Kagan
Genres:
Western, Family, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Jena Malone, Glenn Close, Chloe Webb, Bruce McGill
6. Citizen Jane (2009)
9
2
Citizen Jane
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Detective Jack Morris (as Meat Loaf Aday)
Director:
Armand Mastroianni
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Biography, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Ally Sheedy, Jon Polito, Nia Peeples, Robert Curtis Brown
7. Trapped (2001)
8
2
Trapped
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Deran Sarafian
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Parker Stevenson, William McNamara, Callum Keith Rennie, Suki Kaiser
8. Blacktop (2000)
8
2
Blacktop
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack (as Meat Loaf Aday)
Director:
T.J. Scott
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Kristin Davis, Blu Mankuma, Lochlyn Munro, Amanda Tapping
9. To Catch a Yeti (1995)
3
1
To Catch a Yeti
PG
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Big Jake Grizzly
Director:
Bob Keen
Genres:
Family, Fantasy, Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Chantellese Kent, Rick Howland, Jim Gordon, Leigh Lewis

Animation(s)

Psyched for Snuppa (1993)
Psyched for Snuppa
As:
Cast
Role:
Snuppa (voice) (as Meatloaf)
Director:
John Dilworth
Genres:
Animation, Short
Star Cast:
Jerry Sroka, Karen Braga, Amanda Butterbaugh, Tighe Swanson

TV Shows and Videos

Meat Loaf: Live with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (2004)
Meat Loaf: Live with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Michael Simon
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Kasim Sulton, Mark Alexander, Patti Russo, John Miceli
Meat Loaf: Three Bats Live (2007)
Meat Loaf: Three Bats Live
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Red Hamilton
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Kasim Sulton, John Miceli, Paul Crook, Randy Flowers
Fairly Legal (2011)
Fairly Legal
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sarah Shahi, Alanna Ubach, Michael Trucco, Lindy Booth
Lightning Force (1991)
Lightning Force
As:
Cast
Role:
Richard Talbot (2 episodes, 1992)
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
George Takei, Wings Hauser, John Pyper-Ferguson, David Stratton
Meat Loaf: I'd Do Anything for Love - But I Won't Do That (1993)
Meat Loaf: I'd Do Anything for Love - But I Won't Do That
As:
Cast
Role:
The Beast
Director:
Michael Bay
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Dana Patrick, Patti Russo
Ghost Wars (2017)
Ghost Wars
TV-14
As:
Cast
Director:
Leslie Hope, Jason Priestley
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Kim Coates, Avan Jogia, Jesse Moss, Sonja Bennett
Meat Loaf: Bat Out of Hell II - Picture Show (1994)
Meat Loaf: Bat Out of Hell II - Picture Show
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Michael Bay, Mark Haefeli, Merlyn Rosenberg, Michael Simon
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Michael Bay, Angelina Jolie, Jim Steinman, Mark Alexander
Meat Loaf: Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through (1994)
Meat Loaf: Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Bay
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Angelina Jolie, Angelina Jolie
Meat Loaf: Objects in the Rear View Mirror May Appear Closer Than They Are (1994)
Meat Loaf: Objects in the Rear View Mirror May Appear Closer Than They Are
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Bay
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Will Estes, Robert Patrick, Joshua Diaz, Greg Trock
Fight Club (2004)
Fight Club
As:
Cast
Role:
Bob (voice)
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Mike Starr, Holt McCallany, Michael Shamus Wiles, Thom Gossom Jr.

Meat Loaf Awards

Grammy Awards
Winner Best Rock Vocal Performance, Solo 1994