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List of Nathan Fillion TV Shows: Ranked Best To Worst

11. Castle
15
3
Castle
TV-14
15
3
Role:
Richard Castle / ... (173 episodes, 2009-2016)
Starring:
Marin Hinkle, Hilarie Burton, Rider Strong, Christina Moore, Jennifer Beals, Alyssa Milano, Corbin Bleu
Directed By:
Rob Bowman, John Terlesky, Bill Roe, Bryan Spicer, Paul Holahan
Awards:
People's Choice Award for Favorite Crime Drama TV Actor
12. Destiny 2: New Legends Will Rise - Live Action Trailer (2017)
7
2
Destiny 2: New Legends Will Rise - Live Action Trailer
7
2
Role:
Cayde-6 (voice)
Starring:
Miles Fisher, Stephen Oyoung, Bianca Palmerin, Jeff Wood
Directed By:
Jordan Vogt-Roberts
13. A Series of Unfortunate Events
10
3
A Series of Unfortunate Events
TV-PG
10
3
Starring:
Malina Weissman, Cobie Smulders, Joan Cusack, Lucy Punch, Don Johnson, Patrick Warburton, Rhys Darby
Directed By:
Barry Sonnenfeld, Bo Welch, Loni Peristere, Mark Palansky
14. Santa Clarita Diet
10
3
Santa Clarita Diet
TV-MA
10
3
Starring:
Portia de Rossi, Drew Barrymore, Patton Oswalt, Richard T. Jones, Timothy Olyphant, Skyler Gisondo
Directed By:
Marc Buckland, Ruben Fleischer, Ken Kwapis, Steve Pink
15. Drunk History
8
2
Drunk History
TV-14
8
2
Starring:
Ronda Rousey, Elizabeth Olsen, Chelsea Peretti, Donald Faison, Emily Deschanel, Liev Schreiber, Kristen Wiig
Directed By:
Jeremy Konner, Derek Waters
16. The Outer Limits
7
2
The Outer Limits
TV-PG
7
2
Starring:
Meat Loaf, Len Cariou, Joe Pantoliano, Molly Ringwald, Marcia Cross, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ralph Macchio
17. Drive
7
2
Drive
7
2
Starring:
Melanie Lynskey, Emma Stone, Alan Ruck, Cindy Williams, Kristin Lehman, Rochelle Aytes, Taryn Manning
Directed By:
Greg Yaitanes
18. Con Man
7
2
Con Man
7
2
Role:
Jack Moore (17 episodes, 2015-2017)
Starring:
Candice Patton, Lou Ferrigno, Laura Vandervoort, Milo Ventimiglia, Wil Wheaton, Tricia Helfer, Felicia Day
Directed By:
Alan Tudyk, Anthony Leonardi III
19. Pasadena
7
2
Pasadena
7
2
Starring:
Christina Moore, Dana Delany, Chris Marquette, Martin Donovan, Alison Lohman
Directed By:
20. Desperate Housewives
12
4
Desperate Housewives
TV-14
12
4
Starring:
Helena Mattsson, Jane Leeves, Cameron Mathison, Miguel Ferrer, John Slattery, Doris Roberts, Carol Burnett
Directed By:
David Grossman, Larry Shaw, David Warren, Arlene Sanford, Bethany Rooney
21. PG Porn
7
2
PG Porn
7
2
Starring:
James Gunn, Belladonna, Sean Gunn, Stephen Blackehart
22. Neil's Puppet Dreams
7
2
Neil's Puppet Dreams
7
2
Starring:
Neil Patrick Harris, Brian Henson, David Burtka, Brian Clark, Nathan Danforth
Directed By:
Kirk R. Thatcher
23. Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place
7
2
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place
7
2
Role:
Johnny Donnelly (60 episodes, 1998-2001)
Starring:
Jason Clarke, Bo Derek, Carmen Electra, Alanna Ubach, Ryan Reynolds, Traylor Howard, Tiffani Thiessen
Directed By:
Michael Lembeck, Leonard R. Garner Jr., Gail Mancuso, John Fortenberry, Marjorie Weitzman
24. Husbands
6
2
Husbands
6
2
Starring:
Janina Gavankar, Mekhi Phifer, Felicia Day, Tricia Helfer, Joss Whedon, Brad Bell, Sean Hemeon
Directed By:
Jeff Greenstein
25. Kroll Show
6
3
Kroll Show
6
3
Starring:
John Mulaney, Ed Helms, Lizzy Caplan, Kumail Nanjiani, Adam Brody, Brie Larson, Andy Milonakis
Directed By:
Jonathan Krisel, Bill Benz, Daniel Gray Longino
26. One Life to Live
5
3
One Life to Live
TV-PG
5
3
Starring:
Hayden Panettiere, Wendy Williams, Tommy Lee Jones, Laurence Fishburne, Esther Rolle, Kathy Bates, Jonathan Brandis
Directed By:
Gary Donatelli, Larry Carpenter, Jill Mitwell, Mary Ryan, Danielle Faraldo
27. Miss Match
5
3
Miss Match
5
3
Starring:
Kim Fields, Kaitlin Olson, Adam Goldberg, Ryan O'Neal, Bradley Cooper, Jenna Fischer, Alicia Silverstone
Directed By:
28. Assassin Banana
5
3
Assassin Banana
5
3
Role:
Assassin Banana / ... (3 episodes, 2015)
Starring:
Scarlett Johansson, Chris William Martin, Blake Goza, Jed Rees
Directed By:
David Odio
29. Total Security
5
3
Total Security
5
3
Starring:
Ben Stein, Jim Belushi, Bryan Cranston, James Remar
30. Maggie Winters
5
3
Maggie Winters
5
3
Starring:
Judy Greer, Patrick Warburton, Ed Asner, Edward Asner, David James Elliott

Movies

1. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
66
11
Saving Private Ryan
TV-MA
66
11

After three of the Ryan brothers are killed in combat, Captain John Miller receives orders to find the last sibling, paratrooper James Francis Ryan, who is fighting somewhere in Normandy, and bring him back to his mother. Without knowing if he is still alive, Miller leads eight men behind enemy lines in a heroic show of courage.

Starring:
Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel, Paul Giamatti, Bryan Cranston, Giovanni Ribisi, Ted Danson
Directed By:
2. Serenity (2005)
20
6
Serenity
PG-13
20
6

Over 500 years in the future, humanity has colonized a new solar system in which the alliance of inner planets is up against the independent outer planets. The crew of spaceship Serenity cross paths with a psychic passenger who reveals a dangerous secret to them.

Role:
Mal
Starring:
Joss Whedon, Summer Glau, Adam Baldwin, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sarah Paulson, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk
Directed By:
3. The Suicide Squad (2021)
19
7
The Suicide Squad
A
19
7

A government intelligence officer manages to manipulate a group of supervillains to become part of a team to help them in a special mission, in exchange for shortened sentences. They are sent to a South American island named Corto Maletese, where their task is destroying a lab from the Nazi-era, as it houses several dangerous secret experiments. However, dealing with the military of Corto Maltese seems far more dangerous than they had imagined.

Role:
T.D.K.
Starring:
Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Dwayne Johnson, Jared Leto, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Flula Borg
4. Waitress (2007)
8
4
Waitress
PG-13
8
4

Waitress is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of Jenna, whose life fells apart after she discovers that she must deal with her marital woes as well as with an unwanted pregnancy. To make matters worse, she falls in love with a doctor. 

Role:
Dr. Jim Pomatter
Starring:
Keri Russell, Andy Griffith, Cheryl Hines, Jeremy Sisto
Directed By:
Adrienne Shelly
5. Much Ado About Nothing (2012)
7
3
Much Ado About Nothing
PG-13
7
3

This romantic comedy drama film is a retelling of Shakespeare’s famous play of the same name, in a modern setting. It revolves around two pairs of lovers, with different takes on love.

Role:
Dogberry
Starring:
Fran Kranz, Reed Diamond, Alexis Denisof, Amy Acker
Directed By:
6. Super (2010)
9
4
Super
R
9
4

Frank Darbo, a short-order cook, is heart-broken as he watches his ex-addict wife, Sarah, being lured away by drug dealer, Jacques. After experiencing a vision, he is inspired to turn into a vigilante superhero Crimson Bolt, though he has no super powers. He sets out to fight all the crime; but the main goal is to save Sarah from the drug dealer.

Starring:
Rainn Wilson, Kevin Bacon, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler, Rob Zombie, Michael Rooker
Directed By:
James Gunn
7. Blast from the Past (1999)
8
4
Blast from the Past
PG-13
8
4

Son of an eccentric inventor, naïve Adam Weber spent all 35 years of his life in a nuclear fallout shelter and grew up on all things old-world. When the locks of the shelter open, Adam goes out to get supplies, and meets Eve, a modern girl, who is initially irritated with his simplicity and old-fashioned manners, but soon finds him interesting. 

Starring:
Brendan Fraser, Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken, Sissy Spacek, Dave Foley
Directed By:
Hugh Wilson
8. Trucker (2008)
6
3
Trucker
R
6
3
Role:
Runner
Starring:
Benjamin Bratt, Michelle Monaghan, Joey Lauren Adams, Jimmy Bennett
Directed By:
James Mottern
9. Slither (2006)
8
5
Slither
R
8
5

Slither is black comedy sci-fi horror film which is set in a small town in South Carolina. The town gets invaded by a malevolent alien parasite, turning all its residents into zombies. The film was made as a spoof of the horror films of the 1950s, and it also pays a tribute to the science-fiction genre. 

Role:
Bill Pardy
Starring:
Jenna Fischer, Elizabeth Banks, Rob Zombie, Gregg Henry, Don Thompson
Directed By:
James Gunn
10. Night Hunter (2018)
5
4
Night Hunter
R
5
4
Starring:
Henry Cavill, Minka Kelly, Ben Kingsley, Alexandra Daddario, Stanley Tucci
Directed By:
David Raymond
11. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
8
6
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
PG
8
6

Son of Poseidon and demigod, Percy Jackson, returns to save Camp Half-Blood, the safe haven for demigods, from rapidly approaching monsters. He is joined by his newfound Cyclops half-brother, Tyson, and friends, Annabeth Chase and Grover, in another epic quest to retrieve the mythical Golden Fleece from the Bermuda Triangle, a.k.a. the Sea of Monsters.

Starring:
Alexandra Daddario, Logan Lerman, Stanley Tucci, Missi Pyle, Douglas Smith, Leven Rambin
Directed By:
Thor Freudenthal
12. White Noise 2: The Light (2007)
5
4
White Noise 2: The Light
PG-13
5
4

After the death of his family, a man attempts suicide. However, he ends up discovering that he has a gift which allows him to identify people who are about to die. However, soon it seems that things are more complicated than he thinks.

Role:
Abe Dale
Starring:
Cory Monteith, Katee Sackhoff, Craig Fairbrass, Adrian Holmes
Directed By:
Patrick Lussier
13. Dracula 2000 (2000)
4
4
Dracula 2000
R
4
4

This supernatural action horror film tells the story of a group of thieves who break into a high-security vault expecting to find painting, but instead they find a crypt that has been unopened for 100 years. They open it, only to unleash the ancient terror of Count Dracula.   

Starring:
Gerard Butler, Jennifer Esposito, Christopher Plummer, Jeri Ryan, Jonny Lee Miller, Shane West, Justine Waddell
Directed By:
Patrick Lussier
14. Thrilling Adventure Hour Live (2015)
9
2
Thrilling Adventure Hour Live
9
2
Starring:
Clark Gregg, Dave Allen, Paget Brewster, Scott Aukerman
Directed By:
Aaron Ginsburg, Neil Mahoney
15. Strange and Rich (1994)
7
3
Strange and Rich
7
3
Starring:
Ron White, James Iwasiuk, Jim Finkbeiner, Michele Goodger
Directed By:
Arvi Liimatainen
16. Alligator Point (2003)
6
3
Alligator Point
6
3
Role:
Bill
Starring:
Jaime Pressly, Paula Marshall, Joel McCrary, James McDaniel
17. If Dad Only Knew (2004)
5
3
If Dad Only Knew
5
3
Role:
Luke Riley
Starring:
Pete Jones, Stoney Westmoreland, Dev Kennedy, Julie Pearl
Directed By:
Pete Jones
18. Hollywood Division (2004)
5
3
Hollywood Division
5
3
Starring:
Leighton Meester, Moon Bloodgood, D.J. Cotrona, Cristian Cruz, Jorge Luis Abreu
Directed By:
James Foley
19. Ordeal in the Arctic (1993)
4
3
Ordeal in the Arctic
PG
4
3
Starring:
Richard Chamberlain, Scott Hylands, Melanie Mayron, Catherine Mary Stewart
Directed By:
Mark Sobel
20. Water's Edge (2003)
3
3
Water's Edge
R
3
3
Role:
Robert Graves
Starring:
Daniel Baldwin, Chandra West, Emmanuelle Vaugier, Ralph Alderman
Directed By:
Harvey Kahn

Narrator/Dubbing

Commentary! The Musical (2008)
8
2
Commentary! The Musical
8
2
Role:
Self (voice)
Starring:
Neil Patrick Harris, Felicia Day, Simon Helberg, David Fury
Directed By:
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
72
18
Guardians of the Galaxy
PG-13
72
18

The 10th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), the movie sees Peter Quill, a superhero, along with a group of extra-terrestrial criminals, together known as the Guardians of the Galaxy, being chased by the villain Ronan the Accuser after the former steals a mysterious orb desired by the latter. 

Role:
Monstrous Inmate (voice)
Starring:
Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan, Josh Brolin, Rob Zombie, Benicio Del Toro
Directed By:
James Gunn
Destiny 2: New Legends Will Rise - Live Action Trailer (2017)
7
2
Destiny 2: New Legends Will Rise - Live Action Trailer
7
2
Role:
Cayde-6 (voice)
Starring:
Miles Fisher, Stephen Oyoung, Bianca Palmerin, Jeff Wood
Directed By:
Jordan Vogt-Roberts

Animation Movies

Rick and Morty
52
4
Rick and Morty
TV-14
52
4
Starring:
Tricia Helfer, Susan Sarandon, Chris Parnell, David Cross, Dan Harmon, Gary Cole, Christian Slater
Directed By:
Pete Michels, Dominic Polcino, Anthony Chun, Wesley Archer, John Rice
Gravity Falls
18
2
Gravity Falls
TV-Y7
18
2
Starring:
Tara Strong, Daryl Sabara, Nick Offerman, Patton Oswalt, Jonathan Banks, Danielle Fishel, Peter Serafinowicz
Directed By:
Aaron Springer, John Aoshima, Stephen Sandoval, Joe Pitt, Matt Braly
Justice League Unlimited
10
2
Justice League Unlimited
10
2
Starring:
Fred Savage, Michael York, Wayne Knight, Dakota Fanning, Corey Burton, Malcolm McDowell, Jason Bateman
Directed By:
Joaquim Dos Santos, Dan Riba
The Venture Bros.
11
2
The Venture Bros.
TV-MA
11
2
Starring:
Seth Green, Cristin Milioti, Gillian Jacobs, Stephen Colbert, Aziz Ansari, Kate McKinnon, Bill Hader
Directed By:
Jon Schnepp, Christopher McCulloch, Ki-Yong Bai
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013)
12
3
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox
TV-14
12
3

The Flash finds himself in an alternative timeline where the Earth is ravaged by a war between Aquaman’s Atlantis and Wonder Woman’s Amazons.

Role:
Green Lantern / Hal Jordan (voice)
Starring:
Michael B. Jordan, Danny Huston, Kevin Conroy, C. Thomas Howell, Dana Delany
Directed By:
Jay Oliva
Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special (2012)
7
2
Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special
TV-MA
7
2
Role:
Green Lantern / Mr. Freeze (voice)
Starring:
Alfred Molina, Aaron Paul, Neil Patrick Harris, Alex Borstein, Megan Fox, Seth Green, Tara Strong
Directed By:
Robot Chicken
10
3
Robot Chicken
TV-MA
10
3
Starring:
Ashley Tisdale, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Whoopi Goldberg, Calista Flockhart, Val Edward Kilmer, Katy Mixon, Kristen Bell
Directed By:
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise (2014)
7
2
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise
TV-14
7
2
Role:
Green Lantern / Black Adam (voice)
Starring:
Sarah Hyland, Zac Efron, Alfred Molina, Giovanni Ribisi, Tara Strong, Seth Green, Alex Borstein
Directed By:
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 3: Magical Friendship (2015)
7
2
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 3: Magical Friendship
TV-14
7
2
Role:
Green Lantern (voice)
Starring:
Adam West, Jonathan Banks, Alfred Molina, Seth Green, Alex Borstein, Giovanni Ribisi, Dee Bradley Baker
Directed By:
Tom Sheppard, Zeb Wells
American Dad!
15
5
American Dad!
TV-14
15
5
Starring:
John Leguizamo, Bob Odenkirk, Gabourey Sidibe, Manu Bennett, Tyrese Gibson, Amy Sedaris, Laura Prepon
Directed By:
King of the Hill
10
4
King of the Hill
TV-14
10
4
Starring:
Fred Willard, William Devane, Chris Rock, Jennifer Coolidge, John Amos, William H. Macy, Phyllis Diller
Directed By:
Wesley Archer, Klay Hall, Tricia Garcia, Kyoung Hee Lim, Adam Kuhlman
Justice League: Doom (2012)
9
3
Justice League: Doom
PG-13
9
3
Role:
Green Lantern (voice)
Starring:
Brian George, Tim Daly, Kevin Conroy, Carl Lumbly
Directed By:
Lauren Montgomery
Monsters University (2013)
31
11
Monsters University
G
31
11

This prequel to Monsters, Inc. looks back at a time when legendary scarers Mike and Sully were learning scare tactics at Monsters University as students. A bitter rivalry starts between the two when Sully, an overconfident natural-born scarer, tells the rather cute-looking one-eyed monster Mike that he cannot be a scarer no matter how hard he studies.

Role:
Johnny (voice)
Starring:
Helen Mirren, Billy Crystal, Charlie Day, Steve Buscemi, Matthew Mercer, John Goodman, Beth Behrs
Directed By:
Dan Scanlon
The Death of Superman (2018)
8
3
The Death of Superman
PG-13
8
3

The Death of Superman is an animated superhero film which revolves around Doomsday, a monstrous humanoid, who wreaks havoc on Earth, after emerging from a meteorite from outer space. Along with the Justice League, Superman decides to stop him and put him down for good.

Role:
Green Lantern (voice)
Starring:
Shemar Moore, Matt Lanter, Cress Williams, Rosario Dawson, Rainn Wilson
Directed By:
Sam Liu, Jake Castorena
Wonder Woman (2009)
8
3
Wonder Woman
PG-13
8
3
Role:
Steve Trevor (voice)
Starring:
David McCallum, Rosario Dawson, Tara Strong, Keri Russell, Alfred Molina
Directed By:
Lauren Montgomery
The Death and Return of Superman (2019)
6
3
The Death and Return of Superman
PG-13
6
3
Role:
Green Lantern (voice)
Starring:
Rosario Dawson, Rainn Wilson, Shemar Moore, Matt Lanter, Cress Williams
Party Central (2014)
6
3
Party Central
PG
6
3
Role:
Johnny (voice)
Starring:
John Goodman, Billy Crystal, Charlie Day, Carlos Alazraqui, Lori Alan
Directed By:
Kelsey Mann
Cars 3 (2017)
11
6
Cars 3
G
11
6

The 3D computer-animated film follows legendary Lightning McQueen who feels he is being pushed out of the racing by new generation of high-tech fast racers. Now, to regain his place as champion, McQueen needs help from young racing trainer Cruz Ramirez and Fabulous Hudson Hornet’s former-engineer Smokey. Equipped with modern tricks, McQueen is set to take on Storm at the Florida 500.

Role:
Sterling (voice)
Starring:
Paul Newman, Owen Wilson, John Ratzenberger, Larry the Cable Guy, Chris Cooper, Kerry Washington, Bonnie Hunt
Directed By:
Brian Fee
Reign of the Supermen (2019)
6
3
Reign of the Supermen
PG-13
6
3
Role:
Green Lantern (voice)
Starring:
Rainn Wilson, Shemar Moore, Cress Williams, Jerry O'Connell, Rebecca Romijn
Directed By:
Sam Liu
Green Lantern: Emerald Knights (2011)
6
3
Green Lantern: Emerald Knights
PG
6
3

Green Lantern: Emerald Knights is animated superhero film which takes us to the home planet of the Green Lantern Corps, as they face a battle against an ancient enemy. Meanwhile, Hal Jordan also prepares a new recruit named Arisia for battle. He also tells her stories of other Lanterns and the challenges that they had faced over the years.

Role:
Hal Jordan / Green Lantern (voice)
Starring:
Elisabeth Moss, Henry Rollins, Jason Isaacs, Arnold Vosloo
Directed By:
Christopher Berkeley, Lauren Montgomery, Jay Oliva
Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (2015)
7
3
Justice League: Throne of Atlantis
PG-13
7
3
Role:
Green Lantern (voice)
Starring:
Sean Astin, Rosario Dawson, Matt Lanter, Shemar Moore
Directed By:
Ethan Spaulding
Yamasong: March of the Hollows (2017)
3
3
Yamasong: March of the Hollows
3
3
Role:
Shojun
Starring:
Ed Asner, Freida Pinto, Abigail Breslin, George Takei, Whoopi Goldberg, Malcolm McDowell
Directed By:
Sam Koji Hale

Nathan Fillion Awards

People's Choice Awards
Castle Favorite Crime Drama TV Actor 2016
Winner Favorite Crime Drama TV Actor 2015
Winner Favorite Dramatic TV Actor 2013
Winner Favorite TV Drama Actor 2012