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List of Penn Jillette Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Tim's Vermeer (2013)
13
3
Tim's Vermeer
PG-13
13
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Teller
Genres:
History, Documentary
Star Cast:
Martin Mull, David Hockney, Tim Jenison, Philip Steadman
2. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
14
3
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
R
14
3

The dark comedy follows the journey of journalist Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo who drive a red convertible to Las Vegas to cover a motorcycle race. They are, however, carrying a suitcase full of drugs that they consume at an increasing rate. What follows is a psychedelic adventure in search of the American Dream. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Comedy
3. The Aristocrats (2005)
11
2
The Aristocrats
11
2

The Aristocrats is a documentary comedy film about the famous joke of the same name. The film features many comedians discussing as well as telling the joke.

As:
Producer
Director:
Paul Provenza
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jason Alexander, Hank Azaria, Shelley Berman, Steven Banks, Chris Albrecht
4. Hackers (1995)
12
2
Hackers
PG-13
12
2

The film tells the story of a young boy Dade, who is banned from using computers till the age of 18, due to this childhood pranks. However, he eventually discovers a sinister plot of an evil genius to unleash a lethal virus. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Iain Softley
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Angelina Jolie, Lorraine Bracco, Marc Anthony, Jonny Lee Miller, Jesse Bradford, Matthew Lillard, Laurence Mason
5. Penn & Teller Get Killed (1989)
10
2
Penn & Teller Get Killed
R
10
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Penn (as Penn)
Director:
Arthur Penn
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Leonardo Cimino, Caitlin Clarke, Teller, David Patrick Kelly
6. My Chauffeur (1986)
10
2
My Chauffeur
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
David Beaird
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
E.G. Marshall, Sean McClory, Howard Hesseman, Sam J. Jones
7. Sandy Wexler (2017)
9
2
Sandy Wexler
TV-14
9
2

This comedy film tells the story of Sandy Wexler, a talent manager, who is working in Los Angeles in the 1990s, representing several eccentric clients. His life takes a turn when he falls for one of his clients, Courtney Clarke, a talented singer, after discovering her at an amusement park.

As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Brill
Genres:
Comedy
8. Tough Guys Don't Dance (1987)
8
2
Tough Guys Don't Dance
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Norman Mailer
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Crime, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Isabella Rossellini, Ryan O'Neal, John Bedford Lloyd, Wings Hauser, Debra Stipe
10. Night of the Little Dead (2011)
13
3
Night of the Little Dead
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Dave-O
Director:
Ezekiel Zabrowski, Frank Ippolito
Genres:
Short, Horror
Star Cast:
Gary Morgan, Martin Klebba, James Hurley, Aye Jaye
11. Penn & Teller: Off the Deep End (2005)
12
2
Penn & Teller: Off the Deep End
12
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Star Price
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Teller, Daran Norris, Aaron Carter, Scott Stringer
12. The Growth (2009)
12
2
The Growth
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dave (voice)
Director:
Ezekiel Zabrowski, Frank Ippolito
Genres:
Short, Horror
Star Cast:
Dean Cameron, Michael Cornacchia, Axl Barsch, Toni Barsch
13. Fear of Fiction (2000)
12
2
Fear of Fiction
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Albert
Director:
Charlie Ahearn
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Stephen Pearlman, Melissa Leo, Linda Larkin, Sam Trammell
14. Burnzy's Last Call (1995)
11
2
Burnzy's Last Call
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael De Avila
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Carolyn McCormick, David Johansen, James McCaffrey, Chris Noth
15. Nothing Sacred (2000)
10
2
Nothing Sacred
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
David Elliot, Mark Huppin
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Paul Provenza, Stephen Dunham, John Gloria, Shannon Day
16. Director's Cut (2016)
10
2
Director's Cut
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Herbert Blount
Director:
Adam Rifkin
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Gilbert Gottfried, Missi Pyle, Harry Hamlin, Lin Shaye
17. Off Beat (1986)
9
2
Off Beat
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Dinner
Genres:
Romance, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Harvey Keitel, Joe Mantegna, Austin Pendleton, Judge Reinhold
18. Life Sold Separately (1997)
8
2
Life Sold Separately
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Fred
Director:
Paul Feig
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Feig, Steve Bannos, Dave Allen, Kari Coleman
19. Savage Island (1985)
6
1
Savage Island
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Ted Nicolaou
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Leon Askin, Linda Blair, Anthony Steffen, Ajita Wilson

TV Movie(s)

2. Invisible Thread (1987)
13
3
Invisible Thread
13
3
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Bob Balaban
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Teller, Evan Handler, Donald Acree, Geoff Ewing
3. Don't Try This at Home! (1990)
13
3
Don't Try This at Home!
13
3
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
John Moffitt
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jane Curtin, Victoria Jackson, Teller, Carol Perkins
4. Phobophilia: The Love of Fear (1995)
12
2
Phobophilia: The Love of Fear
12
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself - Penn
Director:
Declan Lowney
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Billy West, Teller, Paul Provenza, Kari Coleman
5. Ron Reagan Is the President's Son (1988)
9
2
Ron Reagan Is the President's Son
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
James Yukich
Star Cast:
Ron Reagan, Dan Snyder
7. Larry the Cable Guy's Christmas Spectacular (2007)
6
1
Larry the Cable Guy's Christmas Spectacular
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
C.B. Harding
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Katt Williams, Larry the Cable Guy, Carrot Top, Charlie Callas, Jim Breuer, Scott 'Carrot Top' Thompson, Rich Delia

Animation(s)

Toy Story (1995)
Toy Story
TV-G
Plot:

Woody, a pull-string cowboy doll, is the favourite of his owner Andy till the arrival of spaceman figure Buzz Lightyear. Desperate to reclaim his position, he plans to do away with Buzz Lightyear. However, things take a turn when they get lost and have to join hands to escape the cruel toy killer –Sid–and return home to their owner.

As:
Cast
Director:
John Lasseter
Genres:
Family, Animation, Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy
The Moxy & Flea Show (1995)
The Moxy & Flea Show
TV-Y7
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Flea (1997-2000) (voice) (unknown episodes)
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Chris Rock, Bobcat Goldthwait
¡Mucha Lucha!: The Return of El Maléfico (2005)
¡Mucha Lucha!: The Return of El Maléfico
As:
Cast
Director:
Ron Hughart
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Action, Animation, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Tim Curry, Carlos Alazraqui, Kimberly Brooks, Benito Martinez, Candi Milo

TV Shows and Videos

Unlocked: The World of Games, Revealed (2016)
Unlocked: The World of Games, Revealed
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (8 episodes, 2016)
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
The Moxy Pirate Show (1994)
The Moxy Pirate Show
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Flea (1994-2000) (voice) (unknown episodes)
Star Cast:
Bobcat Goldthwait
Monstervision (1993)
Monstervision
As:
Writer
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Horror
Star Cast:
Joe Flaherty, Wes Craven, John Bloom, Rhonda Shear, Renner St. John
Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003)
Penn & Teller: Bullshit!
TV-MA
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host (89 episodes, 2003-2010)
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Teller, Shera Pollins, Gene Hatcher, Joline Jaffe
Penn & Teller: Fool Us (2011)
Penn & Teller: Fool Us
TV-PG
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself (48 episodes, 2011-2018)
Genres:
Game-Show
Star Cast:
Alyson Hannigan, Teller, Jonathan Ross, Richard Bellars
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Spellbound (1998)
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Spellbound
As:
Cast
Role:
Drell (voice)
Genres:
Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Beth Broderick, Melissa Joan Hart, Nick Bakay, Caroline Rhea
The Unpleasant World of Penn & Teller (1994)
The Unpleasant World of Penn & Teller
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself (6 episodes, 1994)
Director:
Peter Orton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Deception (2018)
Deception
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Billy Zane, Vinnie Jones, Laila Robins, Lenora Crichlow
Smoke and Mirrors (1995)
Smoke and Mirrors
T
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself - Penn
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Debbie Harry, Teller, Lou Reed
Cruel Tricks for Dear Friends (1987)
Cruel Tricks for Dear Friends
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself - Penn
Director:
Art Wolff
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lydia Lunch, Teller, Alan Hunter, Marc Garland
Wizard Wars (2014)
Wizard Wars
TV-PG
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself - Judge (12 episodes, 2014-2015)
Genres:
Game-Show
Star Cast:
Teller, Christen Gerhart, Justin Flom, Ellen Fox
Penn & Teller Tell a Lie (2011)
Penn & Teller Tell a Lie
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself / ... (4 episodes, 2011)
Star Cast:
Teller, Steve Broxterman, Bill Davis, Joe Cabral
Steven Spielberg's Director's Chair (1996)
Steven Spielberg's Director's Chair
As:
Cast
Role:
Leroy Paine
Director:
Steven Spielberg, Patrick Algermissen, Alexandra Collett, Eric Eckstein, Greg Hammond
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Quentin Tarantino, Jennifer Aniston, Katherine Helmond, Teller