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List of Molly Ringwald Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Breakfast Club (1985)
19
3
The Breakfast Club
TV-14
19
3

A disparate group of five students of the same school – a snob, a geek, a jock, a punk and a kook – are forced to spend one Saturday together in detention in their school library. Despite having almost nothing in common, after spending nine hours together, they begin to look at each other differently and become good friends.

As:
Cast
Director:
John Hughes
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for
2. Sixteen Candles (1984)
17
3
Sixteen Candles
PG
17
3

Samantha Baker feels disappointed as everything appears to go wrong on her 16th birthday. The high-school senior she has a crush on isn’t aware that she exists, a geek she dislikes keeps pestering her for attention; what’s more, her own family forgets her birthday as her sister is getting married the next day. Can she hope to have a special 16th birthday?

As:
Cast
Role:
Samantha
Director:
John Hughes
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Joan Cusack, John Cusack, Brian Doyle-Murray, Anthony Michael Hall, Justin Henry, Michael Schoeffling, Haviland Morris
3. Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade (1994)
14
5
Some Folks Call It a Sling Blade
14
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Teresa Tatum
Director:
George Hickenlooper
Genres:
Short, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Billy Bob Thornton, James Thomas Patrick Walsh, Suzanne Cryer, J.T. Walsh, Jefferson Mays
4. Tempest (1982)
12
2
Tempest
PG
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Miranda
Director:
Paul Mazursky
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Susan Sarandon, Gena Rowlands, John Cassavetes, Vittorio Gassman
5. Pretty in Pink (1986)
15
2
Pretty in Pink
PG-13
15
2

Sweet and intelligent teenager Andie is not very popular in her school. Duckie, who is smitten with her, and Iona, are her closest friends though she has a secret crush on wealthy heartthrob Blane. When Blane starts showing interest in her, Andie is sure that she has found true love. However, while her friends disapprove, Blane’s friend circle looks down on her.

 

As:
Cast
Role:
Andie
Director:
Howard Deutch
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
6. The Kissing Booth (2018)
13
2
The Kissing Booth
TV-14
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Flynn
Director:
Vince Marcello
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Joey King, Stephen Jennings, Joel Courtney, Nathan Lynn
7. For Keeps? (1988)
15
2
For Keeps?
PG-13
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Darcy Elliot Bobrucz
Director:
John G. Avildsen
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Pauly Shore, Conchata Ferrell, Kenneth Mars, Randall Batinkoff, Miriam Flynn
8. The Kissing Booth 2 (2020)
11
2
The Kissing Booth 2
TV-14
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Flynn
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
9. Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)
10
2
Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Niki
Director:
Lamont Johnson
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Harold Ramis, Andrea Marcovicci, Ernie Hudson, Michael Ironside, Peter Strauss
10. Not Another Teen Movie (2001)
11
2
Not Another Teen Movie
R
11
2

The movie is a parody of the popular romantic teen movies of the 1990s. After being dumped by popular cheerleader Priscilla, high-school football player Jake Wyler makes the bet that he can turn the introvert and rebellious Janey Briggs into the prom queen, leading to humorous situations. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Joel Gallen
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jaime Pressly, Lacey Chabert, Mr. T, Randy Quaid, Chyler Leigh, Mia Kirshner, Eric Christian Olsen
15. Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999)
9
3
Teaching Mrs. Tingle
PG-13
9
3

Teaching Mrs. Tingle is a comedy thriller film which tells the story of a student named Leanne, who wants to give the farewell speech on her graduation ceremony. However, her history teacher seems to stand in the way, and therefore, Leanne considers murdering her.

As:
Cast
Director:
Kevin Williamson
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller
17. Office Killer (1997)
9
2
Office Killer
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kim Poole
Director:
Cindy Sherman
Genres:
Horror, Thriller, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jeanne Tripplehorn, Carol Kane, Michael Imperioli, Barbara Sukowa
18. Siberia (2018)
7
1
Siberia
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Gabby
Director:
Matthew Ross
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Romance
Star Cast:
Keanu Reeves, Veronica Ferres, Aleks Paunovic, Ana Ularu
19. Cut (2000)
7
1
Cut
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Vanessa Turnbill / Chloe
Director:
Kimble Rendall
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Kylie Minogue, Frank Roberts, Geoff Revell, Jessica Napier
22. The Translator (2000)
13
3
The Translator
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Julie Newman
Director:
Leslie Anne Smith
Genres:
Short, Thriller
Star Cast:
Francesco Quinn, Mark Daneri, Elizabeth Rossa, Allison Root
23. Wishin' and Hopin' (2014)
12
2
Wishin' and Hopin'
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Madame Frechette
Director:
Colin Theys
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Meat Loaf, Chevy Chase, Annabella Sciorra, Sosie Bacon, Danny Nucci
24. Enfants de salaud (1996)
11
2
Enfants de salaud
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Susan
Director:
Tonie Marshall
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Nathalie Baye, Jean Yanne, François Cluzet, Anémone
26. Tous les jours dimanche (1994)
10
2
Tous les jours dimanche
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Janet Gifford
Director:
Jean-Charles Tacchella
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rod Steiger, Marie-France Pisier, Maurizio Nichetti, Susan Blakely
27. Cowboy Up (2001)
10
2
Cowboy Up
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Connie
Director:
Xavier Koller
Genres:
Romance, Western, Drama
Star Cast:
Kiefer Sutherland, Daryl Hannah, Melinda Dillon, Marcus Thomas
28. Kimberly (1999)
9
2
Kimberly
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Frederic Golchan
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gabrielle Anwar, Sean Astin, Philippe Angers, Veronica Alicino
29. Requiem for Murder (1999)
9
2
Requiem for Murder
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Anne Winslow
Director:
Douglas Jackson
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Chris Mulkey, Christopher Heyerdahl, Lynne Adams, Alan Fawcett
30. P.K. and the Kid (1987)
9
2
P.K. and the Kid
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
P.K. Bayette
Director:
Lou Lombardo
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Esther Rolle, Alex Rocco, Charles Hallahan, Paul Le Mat, John DiSanti
31. Malicious (1995)
9
2
Malicious
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Melissa Nelson
Director:
Ian Corson
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
John Vernon, Patrick McGaw, Mimi Kuzyk, Sarah Lassez
32. Strike It Rich (1990)
9
2
Strike It Rich
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Cary
Director:
James Scott
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Gielgud, Jeffrey Robert, Robert Lindsay, Marianne Price, Willy Ross
33. Bad Night (2015)
9
2
Bad Night
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Chris Riedell, Nick Riedell
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Owen H.M. Smith, Judy Marte, Julianna Guill, Lauren Elizabeth Luthringshausen
34. Face the Music (1993)
9
2
Face the Music
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lisa Hunter
Director:
Carol Wiseman
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Patrick Dempsey, Lysette Anthony, Rebecca Potok, Danny Green
35. The Giving Tree (2000)
7
2
The Giving Tree
R
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Penelope
Director:
Cameron Thor
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Christina Applegate, Justin Lazard, Johnathon Schaech, Moon Unit Zappa

TV Movie(s)

1. Packin' It In (1983)
11
2
Packin' It In
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Melissa Webber
Director:
Jud Taylor
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Andrea Marcovicci, Richard Benjamin, Tony Roberts, Paula Prentiss
3. Surviving (1985)
13
3
Surviving
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Lonnie
Director:
Waris Hussein
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Sorvino, Len Cariou, River Phoenix, Ellen Burstyn, Marsha Mason, Zach Galligan
4. Molly: An American Girl on the Home Front (2006)
12
2
Molly: An American Girl on the Home Front
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Joyce Chopra
Genres:
Family, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Maya Ritter, David Aaron Baker, Tory Green, Sarah Manninen
5. Something to Live for: The Alison Gertz Story (1992)
11
2
Something to Live for: The Alison Gertz Story
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Alison Gertz
Director:
Tom McLoughlin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Martin Landau, Christopher Meloni, Lee Grant, George Coe, Roxana Zal
6. The Big Time (2002)
11
2
The Big Time
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Marion Powers
Director:
Paris Barclay
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jane Lynch, Christopher Lloyd, Christina Hendricks, Dylan Baker
8. The Wives He Forgot (2006)
9
2
The Wives He Forgot
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Charlotte Saint John
Director:
Mario Azzopardi
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Shannon Sturges, Ellen Dubin, Mark Humphrey, Maxim Roy
9. Twice Upon a Time (1998)
9
2
Twice Upon a Time
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Beth Sager
Director:
Thom Eberhardt
Genres:
Fantasy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Shawnee Smith, George Newbern, Melora Walters, Michael Whaley

Animation(s)

Rainbow Brite (2014)
Rainbow Brite
As:
Cast
Role:
Dark Princess
Director:
Evan Cooper, Jaime Velasquez
Genres:
Animation
Star Cast:
Emily Osment, Marcus Toji, Mark C. Hanson, Alexandra Krosney

TV Shows and Videos

Remember WENN (1996)
Remember WENN
As:
Cast
Director:
Jill Mitwell, Chris Koch, Joanna Kerns, Bruce Leddy, Danny Leiner
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, John Ratzenberger, Jason Alexander, Christopher Murney, George Hall, Margaret Hall
Riverdale (2017)
Riverdale
TV-14
As:
Cast
Director:
Lee Toland Krieger, Rob Seidenglanz
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Cole Sprouse, Luke Perry, Marisol Nichols, K.J. Apa
Raising Expectations (2016)
Raising Expectations
As:
Cast
Role:
Paige Wayney
Director:
Brian K. Roberts, Stefan Brogren, Warren P. Sonoda, James Allodi, Jesse Shamata
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Jason Priestley, Luke Bilyk, Simon Cadel, Katie Douglas
Townies (1996)
Townies
As:
Cast
Role:
Carrie Donovan
Director:
Pamela Fryman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lauren Graham, Jenna Elfman, Joseph D. Reitman, Bill Burr
Baja (1995)
Baja
R
As:
Cast
Role:
Bebe Stone
Director:
Kurt Voss
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Donal Logue, Michael A. Nickles, Chris Shearer, Nelson Lyon