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List of Rae Dawn Chong Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Color Purple (1985)
20
4
The Color Purple
PG-13
20
4

The Color Purple tells the story of a black woman growing up in the early 1900s, who was impregnated by her own father at the age of 14. The film explores her hardships and struggles over the next 30 years. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Whoopi Goldberg, Laurence Fishburne, Danny Glover, Margaret Avery, Oprah Winfrey, Willard E. Pugh
2. Quest for Fire (1981)
15
5
Quest for Fire
R
15
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Ika
Director:
Jean-Jacques Annaud
Genres:
Adventure, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Everett McGill, Ron Perlman, Nicholas Kadi, Gary Schwartz
3. Stony Island (1978)
13
4
Stony Island
PG
13
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Andrew Davis
Genres:
Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Susanna Hoffs, Richard Davis, Edward Stoney Robinson, George Englund Jr.
4. Choose Me (1984)
13
3
Choose Me
R
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Pearl Antoine
Director:
Alan Rudolph
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lesley Ann Warren, Patrick Bauchau, Geneviève Bujold, Keith Carradine
5. Beat Street (1984)
15
4
Beat Street
PG
15
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Tracy Carlson
Director:
Stan Lathan
Genres:
Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Saundra Santiago, Guy Davis, Jon Chardiet, Leon W. Grant
6. Commando (1985)
17
3
Commando
R
17
3

When retired Black Ops Commando Colonel John Matrix’s daughter is abducted, he is forced to take up arms once again. The mastermind behind the kidnapping, an exiled Latin American dictator Arius, demands that to save his daughter’s life, Matrix must reinstate him to power by eliminating the President of his country. So, how does Matrix tackle this challenge? 

As:
Cast
Role:
Cindy
Director:
Mark L. Lester
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Thriller
Star Cast:
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Alyssa Milano, Dan Hedaya, Vernon Wells, James Olson
7. Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011)
11
3
Jeff, Who Lives at Home
R
11
3

This comedy film is about a 30 year old unemployed slacker named Jeff, who is always on the lookout for his destiny in random occurrences. One day, due to a wrong number, he is led on a series of misadventures that might help him find what he is looking for. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Carol
Director:
Mark Duplass, Jay Duplass
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
8. Crying Freeman (1995)
12
3
Crying Freeman
12
3

When a beautiful young woman becomes a witness to his killings, an assassin knows that he needs to kill her too, according to the rules. However, he is unable to do it, as he starts developing feelings for her.

As:
Cast
Director:
Christophe Gans
Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Mako Iwamatsu, Mako, Julie Condra, Mark Dacascos, Kevan Ohtsji
10. The Principal (1987)
14
3
The Principal
R
14
3

The Principal is a crime drama action thriller film which tells the story of a teacher who is assigned as the principal of a school which is filled with drugs, crime and violence.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Hilary Orozco
Director:
Christopher Cain
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Jim Belushi, Louis Gossett Jr., Michael Wright, J.J. Cohen
11. Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
14
2
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
R
14
2

This horror anthology film tells the story of Timmy, a young boy who is captured by a modern-day witch, who is about to eat him. To distract her from eating him up, he decides to tell her three horror stories from a book.

As:
Cast
Director:
John Harrison
Genres:
Fantasy, Thriller, Horror, Comedy
Star Cast:
Christian Slater, Steve Buscemi, Debbie Harry, Julianne Moore, David Forrester, Matthew Lawrence
12. Fear City (1984)
12
2
Fear City
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Abel Ferrara
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Tom Berenger, Melanie Griffith, Jack Scalia, Billy Dee Williams, Rossano Brazzi
14. The Borrower (1991)
11
3
The Borrower
R
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Diana Pierce
Director:
John McNaughton
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Horror
Star Cast:
Don Gordon, Antonio Fargas, Tom Towles, Neil Giuntoli
16. Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers (1984)
9
3
Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers
PG
9
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tommy Chong, Roy Dotrice, Cheech Marin, Shelby Chong
17. City Limits (1984)
7
1
City Limits
PG-13
7
1

After a mysterious plague wipes out almost the entire adult population in the future, the children grow up to form violent motorcycle gangs. Bored by farm life, young Lee sets out to join the Clippers gang and ends up fighting the evil Sunya Corporation. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Yogi
Director:
Aaron Lipstadt
Genres:
Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Kim Cattrall, James Earl Jones, John Stockwell, Darrell Larson
18. Mud Lotus (2013)
14
6
Mud Lotus
14
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Kim
Director:
Chris White
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Liz Chiarella, Ron Dye, Jack Randall Earles, Jack Sutton
19. The Visit (2000)
12
3
The Visit
R
12
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Jordan Walker-Pearlman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Talia Shire, Billy Dee Williams, Obba Babatundé, Charmin Lee White
20. Chaindance (1991)
12
3
Chaindance
R
12
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Ilene Curtis
Director:
Allan A. Goldstein
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Leslie Carlson, Michael Ironside, Scott Andersen, R. Nelson Brown
21. Boca (1994)
13
2
Boca
R
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
J.J.
Director:
Zalman King, Walter Avancini
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Martin Kemp, Martin Sheen, Tarcísio Meira, Carlos Eduardo Dolabella
22. Small Time (1996)
12
4
Small Time
R
12
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Jeffrey Reiner
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Darren McGavin, Jeff Fahey, Ernie Reyes Jr., Glenn Plummer
23. Things I Forgot to Remember (1999)
10
2
Things I Forgot to Remember
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Enrique Oliver
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Blythe Danner, Ana Torrent, Olga Merediz, Larry Villanueva
24. Amberwaves (1994)
10
2
Amberwaves
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Misty
Director:
Joe Holland
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Allan Kolman, Ken Marshall, Kelly Rutherford, Mary Kircher
25. Cursed Part 3 (2000)
10
2
Cursed Part 3
10
2
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Rae Dawn Chong
Genres:
Horror, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Chris Pratt, Amy Lyndon, Annie Little, Cylk Cozart, Nicole Dooley
26. Amazon (1990)
9
2
Amazon
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Paola
Director:
Mika Kaurismäki
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Davi, Kari Väänänen, Minna Sovio, Aili Sovio
27. Denial (1990)
9
2
Denial
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Julie
Director:
Erin Dignam
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
David Duchovny, Robin Wright, Jason Patric, Barry Primus
28. Boulevard (1994)
10
2
Boulevard
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ola
Director:
Penelope Buitenhuis
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Lou Diamond Phillips, Kari Wuhrer, Lance Henriksen, Joel Bissonnette
29. Goodbye America (1997)
9
2
Goodbye America
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Special Agent Danzig
Director:
Thierry Notz
Genres:
Action, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Alexis Arquette, James Brolin, Michael York, Wolfgang Bodison, Corin Nemec, John Newton
30. The Break (1995)
9
2
The Break
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jennifer Hudson
Director:
Lee H. Katzin
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Martin Sheen, Valerie Perrine, Vincent Van Patten, Betsy Russell
31. When the Party's Over (1993)
9
2
When the Party's Over
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
M.J.
Director:
Matthew Irmas
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sandra Bullock, Brian McNamara, Kris Kamm, Elizabeth Berridge
32. Far Out Man (1990)
8
2
Far Out Man
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
Tommy Chong
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tommy Chong, Shelby Chong, C. Thomas Howell, Paris Chong
33. Running Out of Luck (1987)
8
2
Running Out of Luck
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Slave Girl
Director:
Julien Temple
Genres:
Adventure, Music, Fantasy, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jerry Hall, Dennis Hopper, Norma Bengell, Mick Jagger
34. Knock 'em Dead (2014)
8
2
Knock 'em Dead
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jenny Logan
Director:
David DeCoteau
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy
Star Cast:
Betsy Russell, Jackée Harry, Daniel Bernhardt, Preston Davis
35. Cyrus (2010)
8
2
Cyrus
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Vadik
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Danielle Harris, Tiffany Shepis, Winter Jones, Max Lesser
36. The Squeeze (1987)
9
2
The Squeeze
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rachel Dobs
Director:
Roger Young
Genres:
Action, Romance, Comedy, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Meat Loaf, Joe Pantoliano, Michael Keaton, Ric Abernathy, Danny Aiello III, Bobby Bass
37. Shiver (2012)
8
2
Shiver
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Detective Burdine
Director:
Julian Richards
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
John Jarratt, Brad Harris, Danielle Harris, Casper Van Dien
38. Mask of Death (1996)
7
1
Mask of Death
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Cassandra Turner
Director:
David Mitchell
Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Tom Cavanagh, Billy Dee Williams, Lorenzo Lamas, Conrad Dunn
39. Time Runner (1993)
7
1
Time Runner
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Karen Donaldson
Director:
Michael Mazo
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Star Cast:
Mark Hamill, Brion James, Mark Baur, Gordon Tipple
40. Dangerous Attraction (2000)
6
1
Dangerous Attraction
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Ann Rich
Director:
Penelope Buitenhuis
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Ian Tracey, Linden Ashby, Andrea Roth, Aaron Pearl
41. Constellation (2005)
6
1
Constellation
PG-13
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jenita Boxer
Director:
Jordan Walker-Pearlman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Zoe Saldana, Lesley Ann Warren, David Clennon, Melissa De Sousa, Hill Harper
42. Max Havoc: Ring of Fire (2006)
5
1
Max Havoc: Ring of Fire
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Sister Caroline
Director:
Terry Ingram
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Dean Cain, Christina Cox, Mickey Hardt, Samuel Patrick Chu
43. Starlight (1996)
3
1
Starlight
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Arianna
Director:
Jonathon Kay
Genres:
Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Willie Nelson, Jim Byrnes, Billy Wirth, Alex Diakun

TV Movie(s)

2. The Whiz Kid and the Mystery at Riverton (1974)
12
2
The Whiz Kid and the Mystery at Riverton
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Leetch
Star Cast:
Kim Richards, John Fiedler, Edward Andrews, Norman Bartold
3. For Hope (1996)
12
2
For Hope
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Bob Saget
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Ritter, Dana Delany, Polly Bergen, Harold Gould, Tracy Nelson
4. Badge of the Assassin (1985)
10
2
Badge of the Assassin
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mel Damski
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Pam Grier, James Woods, Steven Keats, Alex Rocco, Yaphet Kotto
5. Father & Son: Dangerous Relations (1993)
10
2
Father & Son: Dangerous Relations
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Yvonne
Director:
Georg Stanford Brown
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Louis Gossett Jr., David Harris, Blair Underwood, Christopher M. Brown
6. Prison Stories: Women on the Inside (1991)
9
2
Prison Stories: Women on the Inside
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rhonda
Director:
Joan Micklin Silver, Donna Deitch, Penelope Spheeris
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Silvana Gallardo, Ken Butler, Lolita Davidovich, Moe Bertran
7. Curiosity Kills (1990)
9
2
Curiosity Kills
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jane
Director:
Colin Bucksey
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Courteney Cox, Lawrence Dobkin, Paul Guilfoyle, C. Thomas Howell
8. Alibi (1997)
8
2
Alibi
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
D.A. Linda Garcia
Director:
Andy Wolk
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tori Spelling, Garwin Sanford, Laurie Holden, Jason Brooks
9. Deadly Skies (2006)
6
1
Deadly Skies
TV-MA
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Madison Taylor
Director:
Sam Irvin
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
Michael Moriarty, Antonio Sabato Jr., Dominic Zamprogna, Michael Boisvert
10. Pegasus Vs. Chimera (2012)
5
1
Pegasus Vs. Chimera
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Mayda
Director:
John Bradshaw
Genres:
Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Horror
Star Cast:
Mimi Kuzyk, Sebastian Roché, James Kidnie, Nazneen Contractor

TV Shows and Videos

Mysterious Ways (2000)
Mysterious Ways
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Peggy Fowler (44 episodes, 2000-2002)
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Justin Chatwin, Martin Starr, Brian George, Adrian Pasdar
Mick Jagger: Just Another Night (1985)
Mick Jagger: Just Another Night
As:
Cast
Role:
Girlfriend
Director:
Julien Temple
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Mick Jagger
My Sister Is So Gay (2016)
My Sister Is So Gay
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Loni Anderson, Debra Wilson, Tilky Jones, Wendy Michaels
Power of Attorney (1995)
Power of Attorney
R
As:
Cast
Role:
Joan Armstrong
Director:
Howard Himelstein
Genres:
Crime, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Danny Aiello, Roger Wilson, Elias Koteas, Nina Siemaszko
Valentine's Day (1998)
Valentine's Day
R
As:
Cast
Role:
Sally
Director:
Duane Clark
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Action, Romance
Star Cast:
Ben Gazzara, Randy Quaid, Mario Van Peebles, Zehra Leverman, Stewart Bick