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List of Rae Dawn Chong Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Color Purple (1985)
22
4
The Color Purple
PG-13
22
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. 

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

Role:
Cindy
Starring:
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Alyssa Milano, Dan Hedaya, Vernon Wells, James Olson
Directed By:
Mark L. Lester
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. 

Role:
Carol
Starring:
Directed By:
Mark Duplass, Jay Duplass
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.

Starring:
Mako Iwamatsu, Mako, Julie Condra, Mark Dacascos, Kevan Ohtsji
Directed By:
Christophe Gans
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.  

Role:
Hilary Orozco
Starring:
Jim Belushi, Louis Gossett Jr., Michael Wright, J.J. Cohen
Directed By:
Christopher Cain
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.

Starring:
Christian Slater, Steve Buscemi, Debbie Harry, Julianne Moore, David Forrester, Matthew Lawrence
Directed By:
John Harrison
12. Fear City (1984)
12
2
Fear City
R
12
2
Starring:
Tom Berenger, Melanie Griffith, Jack Scalia, Billy Dee Williams, Rossano Brazzi
Directed By:
Abel Ferrara
13. Soul Man (1986)
14
2
Soul Man
PG-13
14
2

Soul Man is a comedy film which tells the story of Mark Watson, a pampered young boy from a rich family, whose father is unwilling to spend money on his education. He applies for a scholarship but it soon seems that it is only available for African-Americans. Therefore, he decides to use tanning pills to pose as one. He soon realizes that this is going to make people treat him a lot differently.

Role:
Sarah Walker
Starring:
Leslie Nielsen, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Earl Jones, Arye Gross, C. Thomas Howell
Directed By:
Steve Miner
14. The Borrower (1991)
11
3
The Borrower
R
11
3
Role:
Diana Pierce
Starring:
Don Gordon, Antonio Fargas, Tom Towles, Neil Giuntoli
Directed By:
John McNaughton
15. Hideaway (1995)
10
3
Hideaway
R
10
3

Hatch gets involved in a fatal car accident, after colliding his car with a truck, but he is brought back to life with the help of special resuscitative medicine. Meanwhile, his wife and his daughter manages to survive as well with very minor injuries. However, over time, Hatch begins to have strange sensations and it soon seems that the mind of a mad serial killer may have entered his body.

Starring:
Alicia Silverstone, Jeff Goldblum, Jeremy Sisto, Alfred Molina, Christine Lahti
Directed By:
Brett Leonard
16. Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers (1984)
9
3
Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers
PG
9
3
Starring:
Tommy Chong, Roy Dotrice, Cheech Marin, Shelby Chong
Directed By:
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. 

Role:
Yogi
Starring:
Kim Cattrall, James Earl Jones, John Stockwell, Darrell Larson
Directed By:
Aaron Lipstadt
18. Mud Lotus (2013)
14
6
Mud Lotus
14
6
Role:
Kim
Starring:
Liz Chiarella, Ron Dye, Jack Randall Earles, Jack Sutton
Directed By:
Chris White
19. The Visit (2000)
12
3
The Visit
R
12
3
Starring:
Talia Shire, Billy Dee Williams, Obba Babatundé, Charmin Lee White
Directed By:
Jordan Walker-Pearlman
20. Chaindance (1991)
12
3
Chaindance
R
12
3
Role:
Ilene Curtis
Starring:
Leslie Carlson, Michael Ironside, Scott Andersen, R. Nelson Brown
Directed By:
Allan A. Goldstein
21. Boca (1994)
14
2
Boca
R
14
2
Role:
J.J.
Starring:
Martin Kemp, Martin Sheen, Tarcísio Meira, Carlos Eduardo Dolabella
Directed By:
Zalman King, Walter Avancini
22. Small Time (1996)
12
4
Small Time
R
12
4
Starring:
Darren McGavin, Jeff Fahey, Ernie Reyes Jr., Glenn Plummer
Directed By:
Jeffrey Reiner
23. Things I Forgot to Remember (1999)
10
2
Things I Forgot to Remember
PG-13
10
2
Starring:
Blythe Danner, Ana Torrent, Olga Merediz, Larry Villanueva
Directed By:
Enrique Oliver
24. Amberwaves (1994)
10
2
Amberwaves
10
2
Role:
Misty
Starring:
Allan Kolman, Ken Marshall, Kelly Rutherford, Mary Kircher
Directed By:
Joe Holland
25. Cursed Part 3 (2000)
10
2
Cursed Part 3
10
2
Starring:
Chris Pratt, Amy Lyndon, Annie Little, Cylk Cozart, Nicole Dooley
Directed By:
Rae Dawn Chong
26. Amazon (1990)
9
2
Amazon
R
9
2
Role:
Paola
Starring:
Robert Davi, Kari Väänänen, Minna Sovio, Aili Sovio
Directed By:
Mika Kaurismäki
27. Denial (1990)
9
2
Denial
R
9
2
Role:
Julie
Starring:
David Duchovny, Robin Wright, Jason Patric, Barry Primus
Directed By:
Erin Dignam
28. Boulevard (1994)
11
2
Boulevard
R
11
2
Role:
Ola
Starring:
Lou Diamond Phillips, Kari Wuhrer, Lance Henriksen, Joel Bissonnette
Directed By:
Penelope Buitenhuis
29. Goodbye America (1997)
9
2
Goodbye America
R
9
2
Role:
Special Agent Danzig
Starring:
Alexis Arquette, James Brolin, Michael York, Wolfgang Bodison, Corin Nemec, John Newton
Directed By:
Thierry Notz
30. The Break (1995)
9
2
The Break
PG-13
9
2
Role:
Jennifer Hudson
Starring:
Martin Sheen, Valerie Perrine, Vincent Van Patten, Betsy Russell
Directed By:
Lee H. Katzin
31. When the Party's Over (1993)
9
2
When the Party's Over
R
9
2
Role:
M.J.
Starring:
Sandra Bullock, Brian McNamara, Kris Kamm, Elizabeth Berridge
Directed By:
Matthew Irmas
32. Far Out Man (1990)
8
2
Far Out Man
R
8
2
Role:
Herself
Starring:
Tommy Chong, Shelby Chong, C. Thomas Howell, Paris Chong
Directed By:
Tommy Chong
33. Running Out of Luck (1987)
8
2
Running Out of Luck
R
8
2
Role:
Slave Girl
Starring:
Jerry Hall, Dennis Hopper, Norma Bengell, Mick Jagger
Directed By:
Julien Temple
34. Knock 'em Dead (2014)
8
2
Knock 'em Dead
8
2
Role:
Jenny Logan
Starring:
Betsy Russell, Jackée Harry, Daniel Bernhardt, Preston Davis
Directed By:
David DeCoteau
35. Cyrus (2010)
8
2
Cyrus
8
2
Starring:
Danielle Harris, Tiffany Shepis, Winter Jones, Max Lesser
Directed By:
Mark Vadik
36. The Squeeze (1987)
9
2
The Squeeze
PG-13
9
2
Role:
Rachel Dobs
Starring:
Meat Loaf, Joe Pantoliano, Michael Keaton, Ric Abernathy, Danny Aiello III, Bobby Bass
Directed By:
Roger Young
37. Shiver (2012)
8
2
Shiver
8
2
Role:
Detective Burdine
Starring:
John Jarratt, Brad Harris, Danielle Harris, Casper Van Dien
Directed By:
Julian Richards
38. Mask of Death (1996)
7
1
Mask of Death
R
7
1
Role:
Cassandra Turner
Starring:
Tom Cavanagh, Billy Dee Williams, Lorenzo Lamas, Conrad Dunn
Directed By:
David Mitchell
39. Time Runner (1993)
7
1
Time Runner
R
7
1
Role:
Karen Donaldson
Starring:
Mark Hamill, Brion James, Mark Baur, Gordon Tipple
Directed By:
Michael Mazo
40. Dangerous Attraction (2000)
6
1
Dangerous Attraction
6
1
Role:
Ann Rich
Starring:
Ian Tracey, Linden Ashby, Andrea Roth, Aaron Pearl
Directed By:
Penelope Buitenhuis
41. Constellation (2005)
6
1
Constellation
PG-13
6
1
Role:
Jenita Boxer
Starring:
Zoe Saldana, Lesley Ann Warren, David Clennon, Melissa De Sousa, Hill Harper
Directed By:
Jordan Walker-Pearlman
42. Max Havoc: Ring of Fire (2006)
5
1
Max Havoc: Ring of Fire
5
1
Role:
Sister Caroline
Starring:
Dean Cain, Christina Cox, Mickey Hardt, Samuel Patrick Chu
Directed By:
Terry Ingram
43. Starlight (1996)
3
1
Starlight
3
1
Role:
Arianna
Starring:
Willie Nelson, Jim Byrnes, Billy Wirth, Alex Diakun
Directed By:
Jonathon Kay

TV Movie(s)

1. Top of the Hill (1980)
15
3
Top of the Hill
15
3
Starring:
Adrienne Barbeau, Wayne Rogers, Mel Ferrer, Macdonald Carey, Peter Brown
Directed By:
Walter Grauman
2. The Whiz Kid and the Mystery at Riverton (1974)
12
2
The Whiz Kid and the Mystery at Riverton
12
2
Starring:
Kim Richards, John Fiedler, Edward Andrews, Norman Bartold
Directed By:
Tom Leetch
3. For Hope (1996)
12
2
For Hope
12
2
Starring:
John Ritter, Dana Delany, Polly Bergen, Harold Gould, Tracy Nelson
Directed By:
Bob Saget
4. Badge of the Assassin (1985)
10
2
Badge of the Assassin
R
10
2
Starring:
Pam Grier, James Woods, Steven Keats, Alex Rocco, Yaphet Kotto
Directed By:
Mel Damski
5. Father & Son: Dangerous Relations (1993)
10
2
Father & Son: Dangerous Relations
10
2
Role:
Yvonne
Starring:
Louis Gossett Jr., David Harris, Blair Underwood, Christopher M. Brown
Directed By:
Georg Stanford Brown
6. Prison Stories: Women on the Inside (1991)
9
2
Prison Stories: Women on the Inside
9
2
Role:
Rhonda
Starring:
Silvana Gallardo, Ken Butler, Lolita Davidovich, Moe Bertran
Directed By:
Joan Micklin Silver, Donna Deitch, Penelope Spheeris
7. Curiosity Kills (1990)
9
2
Curiosity Kills
R
9
2
Role:
Jane
Starring:
Courteney Cox, Lawrence Dobkin, Paul Guilfoyle, C. Thomas Howell
Directed By:
Colin Bucksey
8. Alibi (1997)
8
2
Alibi
8
2
Role:
D.A. Linda Garcia
Starring:
Tori Spelling, Garwin Sanford, Laurie Holden, Jason Brooks
Directed By:
Andy Wolk
9. Deadly Skies (2006)
6
1
Deadly Skies
TV-MA
6
1
Role:
Madison Taylor
Starring:
Michael Moriarty, Antonio Sabato Jr., Dominic Zamprogna, Michael Boisvert
Directed By:
Sam Irvin
10. Pegasus Vs. Chimera (2012)
5
1
Pegasus Vs. Chimera
5
1
Role:
Mayda
Starring:
Mimi Kuzyk, Sebastian Roché, James Kidnie, Nazneen Contractor
Directed By:
John Bradshaw

TV Shows and Videos

Disneyland (1954)
Disneyland
Starring:
Elsa Lanchester, Tom Skerritt, Peter Graves, Keanu Reeves, John Banner, Ron Howard, Glenn Ford
Directed By:
Hamilton Luske, Norman Tokar, Robert Stevenson, James Neilson, Jack Hannah
St. Elsewhere (1982)
St. Elsewhere
TV-PG
Starring:
Mark Harmon, Doris Roberts, Ally Sheedy, Keenan Wynn, Cassandra Peterson, Wil Wheaton, Christina Pickles
Directed By:
Linda Day, Victor Lobl, Bethany Rooney, Leo Penn, Thomas Carter
Mysterious Ways (2000)
Mysterious Ways
Role:
Dr. Peggy Fowler (44 episodes, 2000-2002)
Starring:
Justin Chatwin, Martin Starr, Brian George, Adrian Pasdar
The Outer Limits (1995)
The Outer Limits
TV-PG
Starring:
Alan Thicke, Jennifer Beals, Sheena Easton, Adam Baldwin, Natasha Henstridge, Margot Kidder, Lloyd Bridges
Directed By:
Mario Azzopardi, Brad Turner, Neill Fearnley, Joseph L. Scanlan, Steve Anker
Lou Grant (1977)
Lou Grant
TV-PG
Starring:
Kirk Cameron, Julie Kavner, Jonathan Banks, Matthew Broderick, Ed Asner, Brian Dennehy, Michael J. Fox
Directed By:
Alexander Singer, Roger Young, Burt Brinckerhoff, Gene Reynolds, Peter Levin
Better Things (2016)
Better Things
TV-MA
Starring:
Joe Walsh, Kevin Pollak, Billy West, Tom Kenny, Hana Mae Lee, Julie Bowen, David Duchovny
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994)
Lonesome Dove: The Series
Starring:
George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Kim Coates, Diahann Carroll, Adam Beach, Olivia Hussey, Lee Majors, Scott Bairstow
Directed By:
George Mendeluk, Sidney J. Furie, Mark Sobel, Donald Shebib, Michael Keusch
The Hitchhiker (1983)
The Hitchhiker
Starring:
Helen Hunt, Franco Nero, Louise Fletcher, Willem Dafoe, Robert Carradine, Geraldine Page, Sybil Danning
Directed By:
Phillip Noyce, Randy Bradshaw, Colin Bucksey, Christopher Leitch, Richard Rothstein
Highlander (1992)
Highlander
Starring:
Roger Daltrey, Traci Lords, Marion Cotillard, Jonathan Banks, Sheena Easton, Martin Kemp, Joe Pantoliano
Directed By:
Peter Ellis, Paolo Barzman, Mario Azzopardi, Ray Austin, Richard Martin
Tall Tales & Legends (1985)
Tall Tales & Legends
Starring:
Claude Akins, Ed Begley Jr., Martin Short, Alan Autry, Rob Reiner, Rebecca De Mornay, Megan Mullally
Directed By:
David Steinberg, David Grossman, Jerry London, Ray Danton, Howard Storm
Judging Amy (1999)
Judging Amy
Starring:
Jane Lynch, Arielle Kebbel, William Devane, Tom Welling, Jim Parsons, Marlee Matlin, Jennifer Esposito
Directed By:
James Hayman, James Frawley, Helen Shaver, Kevin Dowling, Andrew Robinson
Poltergeist: The Legacy (1996)
Poltergeist: The Legacy
Starring:
Anthony Michael Hall, A. J. Langer, Alison Pill, Frank Grillo, Esther Rolle, Lisa Robin Kelly, Michael Moriarty
Mick Jagger: Just Another Night (1985)
Mick Jagger: Just Another Night
Role:
Girlfriend
Starring:
Mick Jagger
Directed By:
Julien Temple
My Sister Is So Gay (2016)
My Sister Is So Gay
Starring:
Loni Anderson, Debra Wilson, Tilky Jones, Wendy Michaels
That's So Raven (2003)
That's So Raven
TV-G
Starring:
Haylie Duff, Cyndi Lauper, Della Reese, Candace Cameron Bure, Cole Sprouse, Adrienne Bailon, Dylan Sprouse
Directed By:
Rich Correll, Lee Shallat Chemel, John Tracy, Gerren Keith, Matthew Diamond
Wild Card (2003)
Wild Card
Starring:
Aida Turturro, Joely Fisher, Connie Stevens, Jenny McCarthy, Katheryn Winnick
Melrose Place (1992)
Melrose Place
Starring:
Ben Stein, Marcia Cross, Priscilla Presley, Alexandra Hedison, Brian Austin Green, Famke Janssen, Kristin Davis
Directed By:
Paul Lazarus, Bethany Rooney, Victoria Hochberg, James Frawley, Charles Correll
Power of Attorney (1995)
Power of Attorney
R
Role:
Joan Armstrong
Starring:
Danny Aiello, Roger Wilson, Elias Koteas, Nina Siemaszko
Directed By:
Howard Himelstein
Valentine's Day (1998)
Valentine's Day
R
Role:
Sally
Starring:
Ben Gazzara, Randy Quaid, Mario Van Peebles, Zehra Leverman, Stewart Bick
Directed By:
Duane Clark