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List of Molly Shannon Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
14
3
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
PG-13
14
3

Greg Gaines is a socially awkward 17-years-old high school student who spends most of his time creating low-budget remakes of classic movies with his "coworker" Earl. When he is implored by his parents to befriend his childhood friend Rachel Kushner, who has recently been diagnosed with leukemia, they develop a deep bond despite initial discomfort at the situation.

As:
Cast
Director:
Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
2. Happiness (1998)
14
4
Happiness
14
4

The movie tells the story of the three dysfunctional Jordan sisters. Trish, the eldest sister, is a housewife, who doesn’t know her psychiatrist husband Bill is a pedophile rapist. Middle sister Helen, is a successful author who lacks genuine affection. The youngest, Joy, is a confused over sensitive teacher having an affair with her married Russian student. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Todd Solondz
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
3. American Splendor (2003)
13
3
American Splendor
TV-MA
13
3

American Splendor is a comedy drama film, which tells the story of Harvey Pekar, who works as a file clerk at a local hospital. After meeting an art and music enthusiast, he gets inspired to write his own brand of comic book series. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Donal Logue, Paul Giamatti, Josh Hutcherson, Daniel Tay, Chris Ambrose
5. Private Life (2018)
13
3
Private Life
R
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Cynthia
Director:
Tamara Jenkins
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Giamatti, John Carroll Lynch, Kathryn Hahn, Siobhan Fallon Hogan
6. Serendipity (2001)
12
2
Serendipity
PG-13
12
2

Both Jonathon Trager and Sara Thomas are in relationship with other people when they first meet in New York. However, they are still attracted to each other. When Jonathon wants to exchange contact information, Sara suggests that they leave it on fate to decide whether they should be together. A few years later, they still hope to meet each other despite both being engaged to be married.

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Chelsom
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
7. Analyze This (1999)
12
2
Analyze This
R
12
2

Ben Sobel is a psychiatrist about to get remarried whose wish to get a challenging patient is granted when mob boss Paul Vitti visits him after having frequent emotional breakdowns. Ben is soon contacted by the FBI and gets his wedding ceremony interrupted by his new patient, who needs to fix his problem within two weeks.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Robert De Niro, Chazz Palminteri, Lisa Kudrow, Billy Crystal, Kresh Novakovic
8. Wet Hot American Summer (2001)
12
2
Wet Hot American Summer
R
12
2

Set in the hot summer of 1981, the film follows a group of counselors on the last day of a summer camp, desperate to complete their unfinished agenda before the day is over. That includes, trying to produce the greatest talent show for Ben and Susie, prying away Kate from her boyfriend for Coop, and many more.  

As:
Cast
Director:
David Wain
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
9. Other People (2016)
12
2
Other People
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Joanne
Director:
Chris Kelly
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Maude Apatow, June Squibb, Bradley Whitford, Jesse Plemons
10. Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
12
2
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
PG-13
12
2

NASCAR driver and superstar Ricky Bobby loses it all at the height of his glory when he crashes his car after being outperformed by new French driver Jean Girard. He must stage a comeback with the help of his absentee father Reese who adopts ruthless techniques to give Ricky his mojo back. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Adam McKay
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Sport
11. Marie Antoinette (2006)
11
2
Marie Antoinette
PG-13
11
2

Set in the French Revolution time-period, the film depicts the life of the iconic Queen of France. The Archduchess of Austria, a 14-year old Marie Antoinette is betrothed and then married to the Dauphin of France. The teenaged bride soon blooms to become the Queen of France and leads a life of opulence and luxury, only to face a doomed fate.

As:
Cast
Director:
Sofia Coppola
Genres:
Biography, Romance, History, Drama
12. The Five-Year Engagement (2012)
11
2
The Five-Year Engagement
R
11
2

Sous-chef Tom Solomon is engaged to Ph.D. graduate Violet Barnes. When Tom’s friend gets Violet’s sister pregnant, their wedding is delayed. Soon, Violet lands a job at the University of Michigan and their wedding keeps getting delayed for one reason or another, putting a strain on their relationship. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Nicholas Stoller
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
13. A Night at the Roxbury (1998)
11
2
A Night at the Roxbury
PG-13
11
2

A Night at the Roxbury is a romantic comedy film which revolves around two dim-witted brothers, who want to open their own dance club similar to the Roxbury, but have never even been inside it. However, things start to look up for them, after they meet with an accident. 

As:
Cast
Director:
John Fortenberry, Amy Heckerling
Genres:
Romance, Music, Comedy
15. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
11
2
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
PG
11
2

The live-action adaptation of Dr. Seuss' beloved children’s tale follows the Grinch who decides to ruin Christmas for the citizens of Whoville because of humiliation suffered at the hands of its Mayor. However, Martha May Whovier and Cindy Lou Who help him discover the true meaning of Christmas and redeem him. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Comedy
16. Year of the Dog (2007)
11
2
Year of the Dog
PG-13
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Peggy
Director:
Mike White
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Laura Dern, Regina King, Tom McCarthy, Josh Pais
17. Never Been Kissed (1999)
11
2
Never Been Kissed
PG-13
11
2

A 25 years old copy editor in a Chicago newspaper has been ordered to pose as a teenager and enroll in a high school so that she can give a firsthand report on students’ behavior. Adhering to the instruction, she enrolls at South Glen South High School; but despite her youthful look finds it hard to make friends. It becomes more complicated when she falls in love with the English teacher. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Anita
Director:
Raja Gosnell
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
18. Shallow Hal (2001)
10
2
Shallow Hal
PG-13
10
2

Hal Larson is a shallow man who only dates beautiful women. However, when he is hypnotized by the self-help guru Tony Robbins, he begins seeing the inner beauty of women and falls for Rosemary. He realises that she is largely obese once his friend Mauricio manages to pull him out of his hypnosis. Will Hal ignore his true feelings for Rosemary because of her outward appearance?

As:
Cast
Director:
Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
19. Horse Girl (2020)
10
2
Horse Girl
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Joan
Director:
Jeff Baena
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Aaron Stanford, Matthew Gray Gubler, John Ortiz, Alison Brie
21. The Little Hours (2017)
10
2
The Little Hours
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jeff Baena
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dave Franco, Fred Armisen, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie, Kate Micucci, Aubrey Plaza, John C. Reilly
23. Bad Teacher (2011)
10
2
Bad Teacher
TV-MA
10
2

Elizabeth Halsey is a gold-digging, drug-abusing teacher who hates her job. When she gets dumped by her wealthy fiancé, she tries to date rich substitute teacher Scott Delacorte. But her plans her thwarted by another teacher Amy Squirrel. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Jake Kasdan
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lucy Punch, Alanna Ubach, Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Justin Timberlake, Phyllis Smith
24. What Goes Up (2009)
10
2
What Goes Up
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Penelope Little
Director:
Jonathan Glatzer
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Hilary Duff, Steve Coogan, Josh Peck, Calum Worthy
25. The Santa Clause 2 (2002)
10
2
The Santa Clause 2
G
10
2

The Santa Claus 2 is a fantasy comedy film, which tells the story of Scott Calvin, who has been a humble Santa Claus for several years, but suddenly realizes that if he doesn’t get married before the next Christmas Eve, he will need to stop being Santa, as per the rules.  Things get complicated even further, when he sees that his son’s name is on the naughty list. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Lembeck
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Tim Allen, Kevin Pollak, Elizabeth Mitchell, David Krumholtz, Judge Reinhold
26. Life After Beth (2014)
10
2
Life After Beth
R
10
2

Life after Beth is a horror comedy film which tells the story of a guy named Zach, whose girlfriend passes away. However, he finds himself in a surprise when she mysteriously returns from the dead. Slowly he realizes that Beth is no longer the same person.

As:
Cast
Role:
Geenie Slocum
Director:
Jeff Baena
Genres:
Horror, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
27. Casa de mi Padre (2012)
10
2
Casa de mi Padre
R
10
2

Armando’s younger brother, Raul, returns to his family, along with his fiancée Sonia, in order to help his family fix the financial problems of the ranch. However, things get complicated when Armando finds himself attracted to Sonia, and things get even worse when a drug lord declares war on Raul and his family.   

As:
Cast
Director:
Matt Piedmont
Genres:
Comedy, Western
Star Cast:
Diego Luna, Nick Offerman, Will Ferrell, Efren Ramirez, Genesis Rodriguez
28. The Phantom of the Opera (1989)
10
2
The Phantom of the Opera
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Dwight H. Little
Genres:
Drama, Music, Horror, Romance
Star Cast:
Robert Englund, Jill Schoelen, Alex Hyde-White, Bill Nighy
29. Evan Almighty (2007)
9
2
Evan Almighty
PG
9
2

After winning a Congress seat, news anchorman Evan Baxter moves with his family to Northern Virginia. Shockingly, he receives God’s instructions to build an ark to save the life from a forthcoming flood. Though Evan ignores initially, he soon starts getting deliveries of tools, materials and pairs of all sorts of animals, and also finds himself turning slowly into Noah.

As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Shadyac
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Fantasy
31. Scary Movie 4 (2006)
9
2
Scary Movie 4
PG-13
9
2

Following her husband's death, broke and lonely, Cindy Campbell, takes job in a haunted house and falls for her divorced neighbor Tom Ryan. However, when her future plans are disrupted by an alien invasion, she is instructed by the ghost of a Japanese boy to travel to a hidden village to learn how to stop the aliens.

As:
Cast
Director:
David Zucker
Genres:
Horror, Comedy
32. Superstar (1999)
9
2
Superstar
PG-13
9
2

Superstar is a teen romantic comedy film which tells the story of Mary Katherine Gallagher, a nerdy Catholic schoolgirl who dreams of becoming a superstar. In order to achieve her dream, she decides to take part in a talent show.

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Mary Katherine Gallagher
Director:
Bruce McCulloch
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Tom Green, Will Ferrell, Harland Williams, Mark McKinney, Elaine Hendrix
34. Fun Mom Dinner (2017)
9
2
Fun Mom Dinner
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Alethea Jones
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Toni Collette, Paul Rudd, Rob Huebel, Caleb Paddock
35. My Boss's Daughter (2003)
8
2
My Boss's Daughter
PG-13
8
2

Tom Stansfield, smitten with his demanding boss Taylor’s daughter Lisa, mistakenly agrees to house-sit, hoping to get closer to Lisa. But Lisa goes partying, while Tom has to deal with Taylor’s ex-secretary, then his son who hides drugs in bathroom, which is consumed by Taylor’s pet owl, adding to the chaos. Instead of getting the girl, Tom is in danger of losing his job.

As:
Cast
Role:
Audrey Bennett
Director:
David Zucker
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
38. Sextuplets (2019)
8
2
Sextuplets
TV-14
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Linda
Director:
Michael Tiddes
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Debbi Morgan, Marlon Wayans, Michael Ian Black, Glynn Turman
40. My 5 Wives (2000)
7
1
My 5 Wives
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Barbara Van Dyke
Director:
Sidney J. Furie
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jerry Stiller, Rodney Dangerfield, Andrew Dice Clay, John Byner
41. Scary Movie 5 (2013)
6
1
Scary Movie 5
PG-13
6
1

The spoof movie parodies popular films like Paranormal Activity, Mama, Sinister, Evil Dead, Inception, Black Swan, and others. Charlie Sheen is killed by paranormal forces while trying to have sex with Lindsay Lohan and his three children go missing. When Sheen’s brother Dan and his wife Jody bring the children home, more paranormal activities start happening. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Malcolm D. Lee, David Zucker
Genres:
Horror, Comedy
42. Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (1996)
4
1
Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace
PG-13
4
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Farhad Mann
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
Matt Frewer, Patrick Bergin, Ely Pouget, Camille Cooper
43. The 2018 Rose Parade Hosted by Cord & Tish (2018)
13
3
The 2018 Rose Parade Hosted by Cord & Tish
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Tish Cattigan
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Will Ferrell, Patty Guggenheim
44. Saturday Night Live: Best of the Clinton Scandal (1999)
12
2
Saturday Night Live: Best of the Clinton Scandal
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself / Monica Lewinsky / Various Characters
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Darrell Hammond, Chris Parnell, John Goodman, Will Ferrell
45. Wild Nights with Emily (2018)
12
2
Wild Nights with Emily
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Adult Emily
Director:
Madeleine Olnek
Genres:
History, Comedy
Star Cast:
Amy Seimetz, Brett Gelman, Susan Ziegler, Jackie Monahan
46. The Wedding Weekend (2006)
10
2
The Wedding Weekend
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Bruce Leddy
Genres:
Music, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
David Harbour, Elizabeth Reaser, David Alan Basche, Alexander Chaplin
47. Dinner and Driving (1997)
10
2
Dinner and Driving
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Lawrence Trilling
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sam Robards, Brigitte Bako, Paula Devicq, Nadia Dajani
48. Miles (2016)
10
2
Miles
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Pam Walton
Director:
Nathan Adloff
Genres:
Comedy, Sport, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Missi Pyle, Paul Reiser, Stephen Root, Ethan Phillips
50. Half Magic (2018)
9
2
Half Magic
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Heather Graham
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Stephanie Beatriz, Luke Arnold, Michael Aronov, Alex Beh
52. Return to Two Moon Junction (1995)
5
1
Return to Two Moon Junction
R
5
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Farhad Mann
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Louise Fletcher, Melinda Clarke, John Clayton Schafer, Wendy Davis

TV Movie(s)

54. Oscars 2018: The Nominations (2018)
11
2
Oscars 2018: The Nominations
11
2
As:
Cast
Genres:
News
Star Cast:
Andy Serkis, Rosario Dawson, Gal Gadot, Priyanka Chopra, Zoe Saldana, Rebel Wilson
55. The Mastersons of Manhattan (2007)
11
2
The Mastersons of Manhattan
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Amanda Masterson
Director:
James Burrows
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Brian Benben, Natasha Richardson, Jonathan Cake, Amanda Walsh
56. The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve (2004)
10
2
The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve
TV-14
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Martha Coolidge
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Steven Weber, Teryl Rothery, Stefanie von Pfetten, Mark Krysko
57. SNL Fanatic (2000)
9
2
SNL Fanatic
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Anna Nicole Smith
Director:
Paul Thomas Anderson
Genres:
Short, Comedy
58. More of Me (2007)
7
1
More of Me
TV-14
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Alice McGowan
Director:
Daisy Mayer von Scherler
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Steven Weber, Kimberly Huie, Jake Beale, Abigail Falle

Animation(s)

The Amazing Screw-On Head (2006)
The Amazing Screw-On Head
As:
Cast
Director:
Chris Prynoski
Genres:
Horror, Action, Animation, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Patton Oswalt, Paul Giamatti, Mindy Sterling, David Hyde Pierce, Corey Burton
My Neighbors the Yamadas (1999)
My Neighbors the Yamadas
PG
As:
Cast
Director:
Isao Takahata
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Hotel Transylvania
PG
Plot:

Count Dracula is raising his only daughter Mavis in his monsters only 5-star hotel in Transylvania. Complications arise when an ordinary human Johnny Loughran accidentally reaches the hotel and falls in love with Mavis. While initially trying to keep the two separate, Dracula realizes their love for each other and brings them together. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genndy Tartakovsky
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Family, Animation
Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
Hotel Transylvania 2
PG
Plot:

The sequel finds Johnny and Mavis married with the blessings of her vampire father Dracula, and raising their child, Dennis, in Transylvania. But when Dennis doesn’t show his vampire side, Dracula enlists the help of his friends to unleash his potential. Things get hilariously complicated when Drac’s human-hating father Vlad shows up. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genndy Tartakovsky
Genres:
Animation, Fantasy, Family, Comedy
Spy Kids: Mission Critical (2018)
Spy Kids: Mission Critical
As:
Cast
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Action, Animation, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Osmosis Jones (2001)
Osmosis Jones
PG
Plot:

Careless zookeeper Frank DeTorre, who tends to overeat, become a cause of concern to his daughter, Shane. Eating a germ-infested egg, Frank contracts a deadly virus 'Thrax,' which plots to finish Frank in 48 hours. The ‘City of Frank’ inside Frank’s body is protected by enthusiastic white blood cell cop Osmosis ‘Ozzy’ Jones. Partnering with cold-pill Drix, now Ozzy must kill Thrax to save Frank. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Fantasy, Crime, Family, Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Laurence Fishburne, William Shatner, Chris Rock, Bill Murray, Ron Howard, David Hyde Pierce, Brandy Norwood
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
PG
Plot:

Immortal Count Dracula ‘Drac’ is stressed-out running his hotel to provide everyone else vacation, so his daughter, Mavis, arranges a family voyage on luxury Monster Cruise Ship where all Drac’s family and friends join them and enjoy the fun on-board. When lonely Drac falls for the enigmatic captain of the ship, Erica, a protective Mavis is shocked to discover the dark secret about Erica. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genndy Tartakovsky
Genres:
Horror, Animation, Crime, Fantasy, Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Igor (2008)
Igor
PG
Plot:

Igor is an animated horror comedy film which takes us to a world of mad scientists and their evil inventions. In this world, there is a talented lab assistant of an evil scientist who dreams of becoming a scientist himself after winning the annual Evil Science Fair. However, this causes displeasure among others in the Evil Science Community.

As:
Cast
Director:
Tony Leondis
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie (2005)
Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie
As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Gravas
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Family, Drama, Animation, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Roger Moore, Christopher Lloyd, Tom Kenny, Kenan Thompson, Dee Bradley Baker, Miranda Cosgrove, Pat Fraley

TV Shows and Videos

Rhett and Link's Buddy System (2016)
Rhett and Link's Buddy System
TV-14
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Page Kennedy, Chris Parnell, Leslie Bibb, Rob Corddry
Benched (2014)
Benched
TV-14
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Chris Parnell, Oscar Nuñez, Jay Harrington, Gary Anthony Williams
Sheryl Crow: A Change Would Do You Good, Version 2 (1997)
Sheryl Crow: A Change Would Do You Good, Version 2
As:
Cast
Director:
Michel Gondry
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Ellen DeGeneres, Andy Dick, Toby Huss, Sheryl Crow, Jeff Garlin
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Molly Shannon (2001)
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Molly Shannon
As:
Cast
Role:
Various Characters (archiveFootage)
Director:
Paul Thomas Anderson, Beth McCarthy-Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Christine Baranski, Ben Affleck, Alec Baldwin, Matthew Broderick
Katy Perry Feat. Nicki Minaj: Swish Swish (2017)
Katy Perry Feat. Nicki Minaj: Swish Swish
As:
Cast
Director:
Dave Meyers
Genres:
Short, Music, Comedy, Sport
Star Cast:
Gaten Matarazzo, Terry Crews, Rich Eisen, Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson