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List of Michael J. Fox Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Back to the Future (1985)
65
1
Back to the Future
PG
65
1

17-year-old Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955 in a time-travelling DeLorean built by his friend and eccentric scientist Doc Brown. Marty gets in the way of his parents' relationship and must make sure that they fall in love, while also convincing a younger Doc to help him go back to the future.

As:
Cast
Role:
Marty McFly
Director:
Robert Zemeckis
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Star Cast:
Billy Zane, Christopher Lloyd, Crispin Glover, Lea Thompson, Thomas F. Wilson
2. Back to the Future Part II (1989)
59
6
Back to the Future Part II
PG
59
6

Doc convinces Marty McFly and his girlfriend Jennifer to go to the future in 2015, where Marty poses as his future son to save him from imprisonment. However, they return to a nightmarish 1985 in which Biff Tannen has become wealthy thanks to a sports almanac from the future, prompting the duo to go back to 1955.

As:
Cast
Role:
Marty McFly / Marty McFly Jr. / Marlene McFly
Director:
Robert Zemeckis
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Elijah Wood, Elisabeth Shue, Billy Zane, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Thomas F. Wilson
3. Back to the Future Part III (1990)
54
5
Back to the Future Part III
PG
54
5

In the final movie in the Back to the Future trilogy, Marty McFly, stuck in 1955, learns about the death of his friend Dr. Emmett Doc Brown in 1885. To save his friend, he travel backs in time in the DeLorean car and convinces Doc to return to the present. However, DeLorean is damaged and the Doc falls for a local woman.

As:
Cast
Role:
Marty McFly / Seamus McFly
Director:
Robert Zemeckis
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Western
Star Cast:
Mary Steenburgen, Christopher Lloyd, Elisabeth Shue, Thomas F. Wilson, Lea Thompson
4. The Secret of My Succe$s (1987)
51
3
The Secret of My Succe$s
PG-13
51
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Brantley Foster / Carlton Whitfield
Director:
Herbert Ross
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Helen Slater, Richard Jordan, Margaret Whitton, John Pankow
5. Back to the Future... The Ride (1991)
21
4
Back to the Future... The Ride
21
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Marty McFly
Director:
Douglas Trumbull
Genres:
Adventure, Short, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Christopher Lloyd, Thomas F. Wilson, David de Vos, Stephanie de Vos
6. The Frighteners (1996)
31
1
The Frighteners
R
31
1

After getting injured in a car accident that killed his wife, Frank Bannister acquires ability to see and interact with ghosts. Befriending some spirits, he uses them to frighten people and then ‘exorcises’ them for a fee. Then emerges the ghost of a mass murderer capable of attacking both living and dead, and maybe, only Frank can stop the ‘Reaper’ from killing. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Bannister
Director:
Peter Jackson
Genres:
Comedy, Horror, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Melanie Lynskey, Peter Jackson, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, John Astin
7. Doc Hollywood (1991)
44
0
Doc Hollywood
PG-13
44
0

Benjamin, a young doctor, is on his way to Los Angeles for a job interview. However, after he crashes his car in a small town, he is sentenced to work there for some days. Within some time, he finds himself attached to the place and the people.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ben Stone
Director:
Michael Caton-Jones
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Woody Harrelson, Julie Warner, Barnard Hughes, David Ogden Stiers
8. Casualties of War (1989)
26
3
Casualties of War
R
26
3

This war drama film takes us to the Vietnam War, and it tells the story of Private Eriksson who must not only fight against the enemy but also his own squad leader, Sergeant Tony Meserve, when he orders the squad members to kidnap and rape a poor farm girl. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Eriksson
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Drama, War
Star Cast:
9. Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road (2002)
8
1
Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road
R
8
1

Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road is a comedy drama film, which revolves around a confused young man who is an artist. He decides to go on a road trip, and takes a highway that doesn’t exist on any map. He eventually finds himself in strange places that he has never even heard of, and also meets a half-leprechaun on the way.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Baker
Director:
Bob Gale
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy
10. Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
18
1
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
G
18
1

When a family goes on vacation, their pets, Chance—a bulldog, Shadow—a retriever, and Sassy—a cat, are left with a friend. Anxious about never seeing their owners again, they embark on a journey to find their family. Risking their lives, they travel through the Sierra mountains wilderness, open countryside, and learn to keep their differences aside to reach their owners.

As:
Cast
Director:
Duwayne Dunham
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Sally Field, Jean Smart, Don Ameche, Don Alder, Ed Bernard, Kevin Chevalia
11. The American President (1995)
18
2
The American President
PG-13
18
2

The US President Andrew Shepherd is running for re-elections and has a high approval rating. As the widower with a young daughter meets environmental lobbyist Sydney Ellen Wade, both are drawn towards each other. But this gives a chance to his opponent, Senator Bob Rumson, to question the popular president’s character. With plummeting approval rating, Shepherd has a hard decision to make.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lewis Rothschild
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
12. Class of 1984 (1982)
8
1
Class of 1984
R
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Arthur
Director:
Mark L. Lester
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Perry King, Merrie Lynn Ross, Timothy Van Patten, Roddy McDowall
13. For Love or Money (1993)
31
6
For Love or Money
PG
31
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Doug Ireland
Director:
Barry Sonnenfeld
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Gabrielle Anwar, Udo Kier, Anthony Higgins, Michael Tucker, Bob Balaban
14. The Hard Way (1991)
20
1
The Hard Way
R
20
1

Hoping to improve his credibility as actor, a Hollywood actor Nick Long, is allowed to tag alongside a New York City policeman. The latter initially finds him superficial and annoying, but soon they team up in order to catch a murderer.

As:
Cast
Role:
Nick Lang
Director:
John Badham
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
James Woods, LL Cool J, Christina Ricci, Stephen Lang, Annabella Sciorra
15. Teen Wolf (1985)
28
4
Teen Wolf
PG
28
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Scott Howard
Director:
Rod Daniel
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
James Hampton, Susan Ursitti, Jerry Levine, Matt Adler
16. Midnight Madness (1980)
6
2
Midnight Madness
PG
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Scott Larson
Director:
Michael Nankin, David Wechter
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
David Naughton, Debra Clinger, David Damas, Stephen Furst
17. Mars Attacks! (1996)
16
2
Mars Attacks!
PG-13
16
2

Earth is surrounded by a fleet of Martians spaceships who initially claim to have come in peace. But they soon kill the entire U.S. Congress and later assassinate President James Dale. Earth survives when it is accidentally discovered that Martians die on hearing Slim Whitman’s song “Indian Love Call” which is then played all over the world. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy
18. Stuart Little (1999)
23
2
Stuart Little
PG
23
2

Stuart Little is an animated family film where the 'Little' family adopts a young mouse who speaks and acts like a teenage boy, but their housecat, Snowbell, tries to get rid of him. Drama and adventure ensue as Stuart is taken away by imposters posing as his real parents and he tries to make his way back to the Littles.

As:
Cast
Role:
Stuart Little
Director:
Rob Minkoff
Genres:
Family, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
20. Coldblooded (1995)
3
1
Coldblooded
R
3
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Wallace Wolodarsky
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jason Priestley, Janeane Garofalo, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Peter Riegert, Robert Loggia
22. Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996)
15
1
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco
G
15
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Chance
Director:
David R. Ellis
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Adam Goldberg, Carla Gugino, Sally Field, Ralph Waite, Al Michaels, Tommy Lasorda
25. Light of Day (1987)
15
2
Light of Day
PG-13
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Rasnick
Director:
Paul Schrader
Genres:
Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Gena Rowlands, Joan Jett, Michael McKean, Thomas G. Waites
26. Annie (2014)
7
1
Annie
PG
7
1

Annie is a young girl, who has lived all her life in the foster care of a cruel woman named Miss Hannigan. However, when a New York mayoral candidate decides to adopt her, her life finally takes an interesting turn.

As:
Cast
Director:
Will Gluck
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Drama, Musical
27. See You Yesterday (2019)
3
1
See You Yesterday
TV-MA
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Lockhart
Director:
Stefon Bristol
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
Astro, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Eden Duncan-Smith , Dante Crichlow
29. Where the Rivers Flow North (1993)
6
2
Where the Rivers Flow North
PG-13
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Clayton Farnsworth
Director:
Jay Craven
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Rip Torn, Tantoo Cardinal, Bill Raymond, Mark Margolis
30. A.R.C.H.I.E. (2016)
4
1
A.R.C.H.I.E.
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
A.R.C.H.I.E.
Director:
Robin Dunne
Genres:
Family, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Katharine Isabelle, Jonathan Whitesell, Sarah Desjardins, Robin Dunne

TV Movie(s)

2. Letters from Frank (1979)
3
2
Letters from Frank
3
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ricky
Director:
Edward Parone
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lew Ayres, Guy Bannerman, Shirley Barclay, Art Carney
3. Trouble in High Timber Country (1980)
4
1
Trouble in High Timber Country
4
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Vincent Sherman
Genres:
Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Eddie Albert, Martin Kove, James Sloyan, Robin Dearden
4. Poison Ivy (1985)
9
1
Poison Ivy
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dennis Baxter
Director:
Larry Elikann
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Adam Baldwin, Nancy McKeon, Caren Kaye, Robert Klein
5. Don't Drink the Water (1994)
4
1
Don't Drink the Water
PG
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Axel Magee
Director:
Woody Allen
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Julie Kavner, Woody Allen, Ed Herlihy, Josef Sommer, Robert Stanton, Edward Herrmann
7. Don't Ask Me, Ask God (1984)
2
1
Don't Ask Me, Ask God
2
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Warren Marcus
Genres:
Talk-Show, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Steve Allen, Pat Robertson, Anita Gillette, Ned Beatty
8. David Letterman's 2nd Annual Holiday Film Festival (1986)
2
1
David Letterman's 2nd Annual Holiday Film Festival
2
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Hal Gurnee
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Teri Garr, Jonathan Winters, David Letterman, Ed Bradley, Chris Elliott
9. The Return of Bruno (1987)
2
1
The Return of Bruno
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
James Yukich
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bruce Willis, Elton John, Bill Graham, Dick Clark
10. Family Ties Vacation (1985)
4
1
Family Ties Vacation
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Alex P. Keaton
Director:
Will Mackenzie
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Meredith Baxter, Michael Gross, Justine Bateman, Tina Yothers
11. Hench at Home (2003)
1
2
Hench at Home
1
2
As:
Producer, Writer
Director:
John Fortenberry
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tracy Pollan, Nicholas Art, Craig Bierko, Lyndon Byers, Jeff D'Agostino, Molly Ephraim

Animation(s)

Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
Atlantis: The Lost Empire
TV-PG
Plot:

One of Walt Disney’s best animated films, Atlantis: The Lost Empire is the story of a modest museum employee who sets out on an expedition to locate the submerged civilization with a diverse crew. But when they finally reach the continent he is forced to go against his companions, who plan to steal the mystery crystal from the aging king and his beautiful daughter. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Milo James Thatch
Director:
Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
Genres:
Family, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
James Garner, Leonard Nimoy, Jim Varney, Jim Cummings, Corey Burton, Claudia Christian, John Mahoney
Stuart Little 2 (2002)
Stuart Little 2
PG
Plot:

This adventure comedy film revolves around the mouse Stuart, who along with his friend Snowbell, search across the city for his new friend Margalo, a canary. In order to rescue his friend, Stuart must overcome several obstacles. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Stuart Little
Director:
Rob Minkoff
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Family, Animation, Fantasy
Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild (2005)
Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild
G
As:
Cast
Role:
Stuart Little
Director:
Audu Paden
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Wayne Brady, Tom Kenny, Hugh Laurie, Charlie Adler, Geena Davis

TV Shows and Videos

Brooklyn Bridge (1991)
Brooklyn Bridge
As:
Director
Director:
Michael J. Fox, Sam Weisman, Donald Reiker, Brad Silberling, Kenneth Zunder
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Joel Grey, Marion Ross, Danny Gerard, Louis Zorich, Matthew Louis Siegel, Amy Aquino
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 5, Outatime (2011)
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 5, Outatime
As:
Cast
Role:
Willie McFly / Marty Future
Director:
Dennis Lenart
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure
Star Cast:
Christopher Lloyd, A.J. LoCascio, James Arnold Taylor, Rebecca Schweitzer
Back to the Future: The Game - 30th Anniversary Edition (2015)
Back to the Future: The Game - 30th Anniversary Edition
As:
Cast
Director:
Dave Grossman, Dennis Lenart, Eric Parsons, Peter Tsaykel
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Christopher Lloyd, Thomas F. Wilson, A.J. LoCascio, James Arnold Taylor, Michael X. Sommers
The Beachcombers (1972)
The Beachcombers
As:
Cast
Director:
Don S. Williams, Bruno Gerussi, Alan Simmonds, Rex Bromfield, Randy Bradshaw
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Bruce Greenwood, Bruno Gerussi, Robert Clothier, Pat John, Joe Austin
The Making of 'The Frighteners' (1998)
The Making of 'The Frighteners'
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Peter Jackson
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Robert Zemeckis, Jim Fyfe, Trini Alvarado, Peter Jackson,
Palmerstown, U.S.A. (1980)
Palmerstown, U.S.A.
As:
Cast
Role:
Willy-Joe Hall
Director:
Larry Elikann, Jeffrey Hayden, Peter Levin, Ivan Dixon, Kenneth Gilbert
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
David Caruso, Keenan Wynn, Scatman Crothers, Danny Glover, Jonelle Allen, Star-Shemah Bobatoon, Beeson Carroll
Leo and Me (1978)
Leo and Me
As:
Cast
Role:
Jamie
Director:
Don S. Williams
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Brent Carver, Guy Bannerman, Donna Christie, Charles Woods Gray
Teachers Only (1982)
Teachers Only
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Baldwin, Rod Daniel, John Bowab, Linda Day, Charles S. Dubin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lynn Redgrave, Jean Smart, Norman Fell, Joel Brooks, Teresa Ganzel
The Magic Lie (1977)
The Magic Lie
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Doreen Brownstone
Anna Says (1999)
Anna Says
As:
Producer
Star Cast:
Tracy Pollan, Jay Paulson

Michael J. Fox Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Spin City Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical 2000
Spin City Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical 1999
Spin City Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical 1998
Family Ties Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical 1989
Primetime Emmy Awards
Rescue Me Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series 2009
Spin City Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series 2000
Family Ties Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series 1988
Family Ties Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series 1987
Family Ties Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series 1986
People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Male Performer in a New Television Series 1997
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Spoken Word Album 2010