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List of Ralph Macchio Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Outsiders (1983)
89
3
The Outsiders
PG
89
3

In an Oklahoma town during the mid-1960s, two rival teen gangs, working-class ‘Greasers’ and well-to-do ‘Socials’ are frequently at loggerheads with each other. One night, Socs gang attacks two Greasers, Ponyboy and Johnny, who fight back, killing a Socs member in the scuffle. As they hide in an abandoned church, this incidence leads to a chain of grim events involving all the Greasers.

Role:
Johnny Cade
Directed By:
2. The Karate Kid (1984)
80
5
The Karate Kid
PG
80
5

After moving to California with his mother, Daniel LaRusso befriends a beautiful cheerleader, Ali Mills, and is bullied by a group of karate students led by her jealous ex-boyfriend. One day he is saved by their apartment's eccentric handyman Miyagi, who reluctantly agrees to train him so that he could face his tormentors in the All-Valley Karate Championships.

Role:
Daniel
Starring:
Elisabeth Shue, Martin Kove, Pat Morita, Randee Heller
Directed By:
John G. Avildsen
3. My Cousin Vinny (1992)
43
3
My Cousin Vinny
R
43
3

Vinny Gambini, a loudmouth New Yorker, who has just passed his bar exams after multiple attempts, is called to Alabama by his cousin Bill and his friend Stan, to defend them as they are charged with a murder they didn’t commit. Vinny arrives with his flashy girlfriend, but even his clients have no confidence in his competence. Can he achieve the impossible?  

Role:
Bill Gambini
Starring:
Marisa Tomei, Joe Pesci, Fred Gwynne, Mitchell Whitfield
Directed By:
Jonathan Lynn
4. Crossroads (1986)
44
5
Crossroads
R
44
5
Role:
Eugene Martone
Starring:
Joe Morton, Joe Seneca, Jami Gertz, Jo Marie Payton
Directed By:
Walter Hill
5. The Karate Kid Part II (1986)
49
1
The Karate Kid Part II
PG
49
1

Daniel accompanies his mentor Mr Miyagi as the latter travels to his childhood home in Japan to meet his ailing father. However, an old rival from his past tries to use this visit as an opportunity to settle their old scores. Meanwhile, Daniel finds himself falling in love, and also makes a rival of his own.

Role:
Daniel
Starring:
Tamlyn Tomita, Pat Morita, Martin Kove, Bruce Malmuth, Eddie Smith
Directed By:
John G. Avildsen
6. Teachers (1984)
33
2
Teachers
R
33
2

Alex Jurel is an idealistic high school teacher whose life turns upside down when he is sued by a former student, when it is revealed that an illiterate student had received a diploma. Things get even more complicated when the lawyer assigned to the case turns out to be one of his former students.

Role:
Eddie Pilikian
Directed By:
Arthur Hiller
7. Hitchcock (2012)
20
8
Hitchcock
PG-13
20
8

The movie follows legendary director Alfred Hitchcock’s struggles to get one of his most iconic movies Psycho made. After Paramount’s refusal, he is forced to finance the movie himself and in spite of reservations, is helped by his wife Alma. The making of the movie puts a strain on his health and their marriage.

Directed By:
Sacha Gervasi
8. The Karate Kid Part III (1989)
36
5
The Karate Kid Part III
PG
36
5

The Karate Kid Part III is a martial arts drama film, which tells the story of John Kreese, who is now broke, destitute and ostracized. He plans revenge against Daniel, martial arts student, and Mr. Miyagi, Daniel's master. For this, he approaches his Vietnam War  comrade Terry Silver, who vows to help him.

Role:
Daniel LaRusso
Starring:
Pat Morita, Martin Kove, Robyn Lively, Thomas Ian Griffith
Directed By:
John G. Avildsen
9. Beer League (2006)
19
7
Beer League
R
19
7

Artie is an unemployed guy who spends most of his time slacking away. However, he finds a purpose in his life, after he is asked to join a softball team. He inspires his team to perform better, so that they won’t be kicked out of the local league.

Role:
Maz
Starring:
Laurie Metcalf, Tina Fey, Artie Lange, Cara Buono, Joe Lo Truglio
Directed By:
Frank Sebastiano
11. Up the Academy (1980)
20
4
Up the Academy
R
20
4
Role:
Chooch
Starring:
Ron Leibman, Robert Downey Jr., Tom Poston, Wendell Brown, Tommy Citera
Directed By:
Robert Downey Sr.
12. Had Enough (2010)
19
2
Had Enough
19
2
Role:
Dr. Lee Dorian
Starring:
Don Jamieson, Frank Drank, Danko Jones
Directed By:
Jason Diamond, Josh Diamond
13. Dizzyland (1998)
14
3
Dizzyland
14
3
Starring:
Danielle Harris, Kaila Amariah, Dax Griffin, Zarah Mahler
Directed By:
Dennis Hackin
14. Wax On, Fuck Off (2010)
21
4
Wax On, Fuck Off
21
4
Starring:
Kevin Connolly, Peter Cameron, Brian Edwards, Shane Arenal, Joe Fidler
Directed By:
Todd Holland
15. Popcorn Shrimp (2001)
11
3
Popcorn Shrimp
11
3
Role:
Cop #2
Starring:
David Bailey, Laurel Holloman, Master P, Malachy McCourt
Directed By:
Christopher Walken
16. Love Thy Brother (2002)
12
1
Love Thy Brother
TV-MA
12
1
Starring:
Bobby Boriello, Gideon Jacobs, Todd Weeks, Lorna Ventura
Directed By:
Ralph Macchio
17. The Ballad of Danko Jones (2012)
14
1
The Ballad of Danko Jones
14
1
Starring:
Elijah Wood, John Calabrese, Dan Cornelius, Frank Drank, Art Hsu
Directed By:
Jason Diamond, Josh Diamond
18. The Office Party (2000)
14
1
The Office Party
TV-PG
14
1
Role:
Sean
Starring:
Dave Attell, Jon Stewart, Carol Kane, Clea Lewis
Directed By:
Chiara Edmands
19. I Think Bad Thoughts (2011)
15
1
I Think Bad Thoughts
15
1
Role:
Dr. Lee Dorian
Starring:
Jena Malone, Elijah Wood, Frank Drank, Art Hsu, Danko Jones
Directed By:
Jason Diamond, Josh Diamond
20. Across Grace Alley (2013)
12
2
Across Grace Alley
12
2
Role:
Father
Starring:
Marsha Mason, Colin Branca, Karina Smirnoff, Ben Hyland
Directed By:
Ralph Macchio
21. A Little Game (2014)
12
2
A Little Game
PG
12
2
Role:
Tom
Starring:
F. Murray Abraham, Janeane Garofalo, Rachel Dratch, Oona Laurence
Directed By:
Evan Oppenheimer
22. Can't Be Heaven (2000)
14
2
Can't Be Heaven
PG
14
2
Role:
Hubbie
Starring:
Kaley Cuoco, Diane Ladd, Garry Marshall, Bryan Burke, Rachel Ticotin
Directed By:
Richard Friedman
23. Distant Thunder (1988)
15
1
Distant Thunder
R
15
1
Role:
Jack Lambert
Starring:
John Lithgow, Janet Margolin, Reb Brown, Kerrie Keane
Directed By:
Rick Rosenthal
24. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Undead (2009)
9
2
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Undead
R
9
2
Starring:
Jeremy Sisto, Devon Aoki, John Ventimiglia, Kris Lemche
Directed By:
Jordan Galland
25. A Good Night to Die (2003)
9
2
A Good Night to Die
R
9
2
Starring:
Debbie Harry, Ally Sheedy, Seymour Cassel, Robin Givens, Michael Rapaport
Directed By:
Craig Singer
26. Lost Cat Corona (2017)
8
1
Lost Cat Corona
8
1
Role:
Dominic
Starring:
Paul Sorvino, Sean Young, Ajay Naidu, Jeff Kober
Directed By:
Anthony Tarsitano
27. Too Much Sun (1990)
7
2
Too Much Sun
R
7
2
Starring:
Eric Idle, Robert Downey Jr., Allan Arbus, Lara Harris, Howard Duff
Directed By:
Robert Downey Sr.
28. He's Way More Famous Than You (2013)
6
1
He's Way More Famous Than You
6
1
Starring:
Vanessa Lynn Williams, Mamie Gummer, Natasha Lyonne, Jesse Eisenberg, Ben Stiller, Halley Feiffer, Ryan Spahn
Directed By:
Michael Urie
29. A Dog and Pony Show (2018)
7
1
A Dog and Pony Show
PG
7
1
Role:
Aaron
Starring:
Mira Sorvino, James Russo, Mae Whitman, Christopher Backus
Directed By:
Demetrius Navarro

TV Movie(s)

1. High Powder (1982)
10
2
High Powder
10
2
Starring:
Dick Van Patten, Timothy Van Patten, James Van Patten, Sherry Hursey
Directed By:
Michael Ray Rhodes
2. Psych: The Movie (2017)
10
2
Psych: The Movie
TV-PG
10
2
Starring:
Zachary Levi, John Cena, S.E. Hinton, Timothy Omundson
Directed By:
Steve Franks
3. The Three Wishes of Billy Grier (1984)
13
1
The Three Wishes of Billy Grier
13
1
Role:
Billy Grier
Starring:
Jeffrey Tambor, Hal Holbrook, Season Hubley, Laura Dern, Season Hubley
Directed By:
Corey Blechman
4. Dangerous Company (1982)
10
1
Dangerous Company
10
1
Starring:
Alan Autry, Jan Sterling, Beau Bridges, Kene Holiday, Karen Carlson
Directed By:
Lamont Johnson
5. Holiday Spin (2012)
13
1
Holiday Spin
13
1
Starring:
Garrett Clayton, Erika Eleniak, Karen Olivo, Allie Bertram
Directed By:
Jonathan A. Rosenbaum
6. The Last P.O.W.? The Bobby Garwood Story (1992)
13
1
The Last P.O.W.? The Bobby Garwood Story
13
1
Role:
Robert Garwood
Starring:
Martin Sheen, Le Tuan, Noah Blake, Steve Park
Directed By:
Georg Stanford Brown

Animation(s)

Robot Chicken (2001)
Robot Chicken
TV-MA
Starring:
Burt Reynolds, Jennette McCurdy, Nathan Fillion, Gary Coleman, Keith David, Julian McMahon, Paul Rudd
Directed By:
Chris McKay, Zeb Wells, Kevin Shinick, Tom Sheppard, Matthew Senreich
The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (1998)
The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue
G
Starring:
William H. Macy, Doris Roberts, Eric Idle, Dom DeLuise, Darleen Carr
Directed By:
Dick Sebast

TV Shows and Videos

Cobra Kai (2018)
Cobra Kai
TV-14
Role:
Daniel LaRusso (10 episodes, 2018)
Starring:
Ed Asner, Edward Asner, William Zabka, Courtney Henggeler, Tanner Buchanan
Entourage (2004)
Entourage
TV-MA
Starring:
Anna Faris, Queen Latifah, Jeremy Piven, Carrie Fisher, Arielle Kebbel, Larry David, Peter Jackson
Directed By:
Julian Farino, Mark Mylod, Daniel Attias, David Nutter, Ken Whittingham
How I Met Your Mother (2005)
How I Met Your Mother
TV-14
Starring:
Katie Holmes, Cristin Milioti, Lyndsy Fonseca, Bob Odenkirk, Jennifer Morrison, Danica McKellar, Ben Vereen
Directed By:
Neil Patrick Harris, Pamela Fryman, Rob Greenberg, Michael J. Shea
Psych (2006)
Psych
TV-PG
Starring:
Tim Curry, Anthony Anderson, Alan Ruck, John Cena, Val Edward Kilmer, Kerry Washington, Carl Weathers
Directed By:
Mel Damski, Steve Franks, James Roday, Stephen Surjik, John Badham
The Deuce (2017)
The Deuce
TV-MA
Starring:
James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Margarita Levieva, Lawrence Gilliard Jr.
Directed By:
James Franco
The Outer Limits (1995)
The Outer Limits
TV-PG
Starring:
Neil Patrick Harris, Adam Goldberg, Bonnie Bedelia, Lou Diamond Phillips, John Amos, James Marsden, Daniel Baldwin
Directed By:
Mario Azzopardi, Brad Turner, Neill Fearnley, Joseph L. Scanlan, Steve Anker
CBS Afternoon Playhouse (1978)
CBS Afternoon Playhouse
Starring:
Helen Hunt, Lynn Redgrave, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Danny Bonaduce, Wil Wheaton, Ally Sheedy, Eric Stoltz
Directed By:
Larry Elikann, Gerald Mayer, Stephen Gyllenhaal
Head Case (2007)
Head Case
TV-14
Starring:
Jessica Capshaw, Jason Mewes, Steve Landesberg, Alexandra Wentworth
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
TV-14
Starring:
Lorraine Bracco, Gillian Jacobs, Tony Goldwyn, Viola Davis, Andrew McCarthy, David Cross, Jon Bernthal
Directed By:
Frank Prinzi, Jean de Segonzac, Steve Shill, Darnell Martin, Norberto Barba
Twice in a Lifetime (1999)
Twice in a Lifetime
Starring:
Diahann Carroll, Sarah Gadon, Cloris Leachman, Patrick Duffy, Michael Cera, Michelle Phillips, Laura Vandervoort
Eight Is Enough (1977)
Eight Is Enough
Starring:
Corey Feldman, Adrienne Barbeau, Melody Thomas Scott, Heather Locklear, Abe Vigoda, Barry Van Dyke, Robin Williams
Directed By:
Harry Harris, Irving J. Moore, Jack Bender, Vincent McEveety, Stan Lathan
Happily Divorced (2011)
Happily Divorced
TV-PG
Starring:
Rosie O'Donnell, Joan Collins, Robert Wagner, Florence Henderson, Angie Everhart, Fran Drescher, Cyndi Lauper
Directed By:
Lee Shallat Chemel, Peter Marc Jacobson, Joe Regalbuto, Rob Schiller, Bob Koherr
Ugly Betty (2006)
Ugly Betty
TV-PG
Starring:
America Ferrera, Betty White, Rita Moreno, Naomi Campbell, Salma Hayek, Kevin Sussman, Lucy Liu
Directed By:
James Hayman, Tricia Brock, Rodman Flender, Lev L. Spiro, Tom Verica
The Whole Truth (2010)
The Whole Truth
Starring:
Isabelle Fuhrman, Tricia Helfer, Mandy Patinkin, Wayne Knight, Eamonn Walker
Chicken Soup for the Soul (1999)
Chicken Soup for the Soul
Starring:
Rod Steiger, Mickey Rooney, Charles Durning, Gary Cole, Sheena Easton, Marlee Matlin, Marion Ross
Directed By:
John Putch, Sharon Miller, Ron Krauss, Carolyn Coal, Deborah Amelon
Kevin Can Wait (2016)
Kevin Can Wait
TV-PG
Starring:
Kevin James, Kim Coates, Ray Romano, Adam Sandler, Leah Remini, Harry Connick Jr., Chazz Palminteri
American Gypsies (2012)
American Gypsies
Starring:
Denny Heide, Anthony Pezzolanti