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List of Melissa Sue Anderson Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. A Different Approach (1978)
13
3
A Different Approach
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
Fern Field
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Michael Keaton, Stockard Channing, Lucie Arnaz, Martin Kosleck
2. Veronica Mars (2014)
11
2
Veronica Mars
PG-13
11
2

Veronica Mars is a mystery crime film, which revolves around a former private investigator Veronica, who is now aspiring to be a lawyer in New York.  However, she has to return to her hometown again to solve a murder mystery, to help her old flame. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Thomas
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Drama, Crime
3. Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
11
2
Happy Birthday to Me
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Virginia Wainwright
Director:
J. Lee Thompson
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Glenn Ford, Sharon Acker, Lawrence Dane, Frances Hyland
4. Killing Machine (1984)
9
2
Killing Machine
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
José Antonio de la Loma
Genres:
Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Lee Van Cleef, Jorge Rivero, Willie Aames, Margaux Hemingway
5. Chattanooga Choo Choo (1984)
9
2
Chattanooga Choo Choo
PG
9
2

Bert Waters, the owner of a losing football team, seizes the chance when his father-in-law leaves him $1million on the condition that he must restore the Chattanooga Choo Choo train and complete the New York to Chattanooga run in 24 hours. Bert has his girlfriend, estranged wife, daughter, along with his team, team-coach, cheerleaders and the press, turning it into a hilarious train ride.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jennie
Director:
Bruce Bilson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Barbara Eden, George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Bridget Hanley, George Kennedy, Joe Namath
6. Skatetown, U.S.A. (1979)
8
2
Skatetown, U.S.A.
PG
8
2

This American comedy musical film is set in a local roller disco rink called Skatetown, U.S.A. in Los Angeles. Released in 1979, the movie features many popular TV stars of the 1960s and 1970s and follows the rivalry of two skaters who eventually become friends.

As:
Cast
Director:
William A. Levey
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Patrick Swayze, Scott Baio, Flip Wilson, Maureen McCormick, Ruth Buzzi, Ron Palillo
8. Crazy Eights (2006)
6
1
Crazy Eights
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Jimi Jones
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Gabrielle Anwar, Traci Lords, Frank Whaley, George Newbern, Dina Meyer
9. Manuel (1991)
13
3
Manuel
13
3
As:
Cast
Director:
François Labonté
Star Cast:
Francisco Rabal, Nuno Da Costa, Luiz Saraiva, Kim Yaroshevskaya
10. Where Have All the Children Gone (1980)
11
2
Where Have All the Children Gone
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Landon
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Glenn Ford, Carol Burnett, Bill Cosby, Johnny Cash
12. Killer Lady (1995)
7
1
Killer Lady
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
American Lady
Director:
Ren Jie Cheung
Star Cast:
Sylvia Chang, Mariel Hemingway
13. Dead Men Don't Die (1990)
7
1
Dead Men Don't Die
PG-13
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dulcie Niles (as Melissa Anderson)
Director:
Malcolm Marmorstein
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Horror
Star Cast:
Jack Betts, Elliott Gould, Mabel King, Mark Moses
14. The Suicide Club (1988)
6
1
The Suicide Club
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
James Bruce
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Lenny Henry, Michael O'Donoghue, Mariel Hemingway, Robert Joy

TV Movie(s)

1. Little House Years (1979)
14
3
Little House Years
14
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Mary Ingalls
Director:
Michael Landon
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Michael Landon, Karen Grassle, Melissa Gilbert, Rachel Lindsay Greenbush, Karen Grassle
2. The Loneliest Runner (1976)
13
3
The Loneliest Runner
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Nancy Rizzi
Director:
Michael Landon
Genres:
Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Brian Keith, Michael Landon, Rafer Johnson, Lance Kerwin
3. First Affair (1983)
11
2
First Affair
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Toby King
Director:
Gus Trikonis
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Courtney B. Vance, Joel Higgins, Loretta Swit, Kim Delaney
4. Midnight Offerings (1981)
11
2
Midnight Offerings
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Vivian Sotherland
Director:
Rod Holcomb
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Marion Ross, Vanna White, Gordon Jump, Mary Beth McDonough, Patrick Cassidy
5. An Innocent Love (1982)
11
2
An Innocent Love
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Molly Rush
Director:
Roger Young
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Doug McKeon, Steven Bauer, Kristoff St. John, Bill Calvert
6. Survival of Dana (1979)
10
2
Survival of Dana
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dana Lee
Director:
Jack Starrett
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Carradine, Marion Ross, Talia Balsam, Michael Pataki
7. Marco Polo (2007)
10
2
Marco Polo
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Kevin Connor
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Ian Somerhalder, Brian Dennehy, BD Wong, Kay Tong Lim, Desiree Siahaan
8. Advice to the Lovelorn (1981)
9
2
Advice to the Lovelorn
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Maureen Tyler
Director:
Harry Falk
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tina Louise, Cloris Leachman, Walter Brooke, Desi Arnaz Jr.
9. Memories of Manon (1988)
13
3
Memories of Manon
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Yvette Marcel (as Melissa Anderson)
Director:
Tony Wharmby
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Robert Lansing, Edward Woodward, Anthony Zerbe, Keith Szarabajka
10. Where Pigeons Go to Die (1990)
12
2
Where Pigeons Go to Die
12
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Michael Landon
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Art Carney, Michael Landon, Richard Bull, Cliff De Young, Carol Barta
12. Thin Ice (2000)
11
2
Thin Ice
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ian White
Star Cast:
Nicholas Lyndhurst, Stephen Taylor, Tim Dantay, Raquel Cassidy
13. The Return of Sam McCloud (1989)
10
2
The Return of Sam McCloud
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Alan J. Levi
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
David McCallum, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Weaver, J.D. Cannon
14. Earthquake in New York (1998)
7
1
Earthquake in New York
TV-PG
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Marilyn Blake (as Melissa Anderson)
Director:
Terry Ingram
Genres:
Thriller, Family, Crime, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Moriarty, Greg Evigan, Cynthia Gibb, Götz Otto

Animation(s)

X-Men (1992)
X-Men
TV-Y7
As:
Cast
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Animation, Family, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Tara Strong, George Buza, Lenore Zann, Cedric Smith
Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (1981)
Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends
TV-Y7
As:
Cast
Genres:
Family, Animation, Crime, Sci-Fi, Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Alan Young, Frank Welker, Stan Lee, June Foray, Kathy Garver

TV Shows and Videos

Buckle Up (1987)
Buckle Up
As:
Cast
Role:
Melissa Sue Anderson
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Alyssa Milano, Dick Van Patten, Peter Scolari, Charles Shaughnessy, Richard Cummings Jr.
The Hanna-Barbera Happy Hour (1978)
The Hanna-Barbera Happy Hour
As:
Cast
Role:
Director of the Musical (1 episode, 1978)
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Leif Garrett, Daws Butler, Don Messick, Wendy McKenzie
A New Kind of Family (1979)
A New Kind of Family
As:
Cast
Director:
Alan Myerson, Jeremiah Morris, James Burrows, Bob Claver, Herbert Kenwith
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Stoltz, Rob Lowe, Eileen Brennan, Lauri Hendler, David Hollander, Gwynne Gilford
Shaft (1973)
Shaft
As:
Cast
Director:
John Llewellyn Moxey, Allen Reisner, Alexander Singer, Lawrence Dobkin, Harry Harris
Genres:
Action, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Tony Curtis, Richard Roundtree, Eddie Barth, Rudy Doucette, Arnold Roberts
Partners (1999)
Partners
As:
Cast
Role:
Cheryl Darrin (3 episodes, 1999)
Star Cast:
Bonnie Bedelia, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Gary Basaraba, Sarah Aldrich
Animated Stories from the Bible: Music Video - Volume 1 (1994)
Animated Stories from the Bible: Music Video - Volume 1
As:
Cast
Role:
Snake (voice)
Star Cast:
Tim Curry, Marc Singer, Stephanie Zimbalist