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List of Rhea Perlman Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Hot Dogs for Gauguin (1972)
12
3
Hot Dogs for Gauguin
12
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Woman on Ferry
Director:
Martin Brest
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Martin Brest, William Duff-Griffin
2. The Sessions (2012)
12
2
The Sessions
R
12
2

A poet-cum-journalist in his late thirties is forced to live in an iron lung due to a bout of polio in his childhood and because of that he has never had sex. But when he is assigned to work on disability and sex, he becomes interested in it and finally engages a sex surrogate. But problem arises when they start developing romantic feelings. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Ben Lewin
Genres:
Biography, Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
William H. Macy, Helen Hunt, Adam Arkin, John Hawkes
3. Matilda (1996)
11
2
Matilda
PG
11
2

Smart and sweet young girl, Matilda Wormwood, has a painful childhood among her mean parents and bratty brother, and is sent to a school run by the tyrannical principal, Agatha Trunchbull. She befriends her warm-hearted teacher, Miss Jennifer Honey, and discovers that she has telekinetic powers, with which she can make a stand against her oppressors.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Wormwood
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Pam Ferris, Danny DeVito, Embeth Davidtz, Mara Wilson
4. I'll See You in My Dreams (2015)
12
2
I'll See You in My Dreams
PG-13
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sally
Director:
Brett Haley
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Sam Elliott, Blythe Danner, Mary Kay Place, June Squibb
6. Love Child (1982)
10
2
Love Child
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Larry Peerce
Genres:
Crime, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Albert Salmi, Beau Bridges, Mackenzie Phillips, Amy Madigan
7. Class Act (1992)
10
2
Class Act
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Randall Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Pauly Shore, Meshach Taylor, Christopher Reid, Christopher Martin
9. Sunset Park (1996)
9
2
Sunset Park
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Phyllis Saroka
Director:
Steve Gomer
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Gary Dourdan, Terrence Howard, Carol Kane, Camille Saviola, Fredro Starr
10. Poms (2019)
9
2
Poms
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Alice
Director:
Zara Hayes
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Pam Grier, Diane Keaton, Alisha Boe, Jacki Weaver, Celia Weston
12. Swap Meet (1979)
8
2
Swap Meet
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Brice Mack
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Deborah Richter, Danny Goldman, Jon Gries, Ruth Cox
13. Carpool (1996)
8
2
Carpool
PG
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Martha
Director:
Arthur Hiller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kim Coates, Rod Steiger, Rachael Leigh Cook, Tom Arnold
15. Movie Madness (1982)
6
1
Movie Madness
R
6
1

A combination of three short segments, the spoof satirizes personal growth movies, soap operas, and other popular genres. The first segment, Growing Yourself ,satirizes family movies, the second, Success Wanters focuses on movies showing women looking for success and the third, Municipalians mocks law and order dramas.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Bob Giraldi, Henry Jaglom
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
16. Cat Dragged In (2008)
12
2
Cat Dragged In
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Nils Timm
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Paul Lieber, Emma Calcara, Pamela Francesca, Gregory George Frank
17. From Time to Time (1992)
11
2
From Time to Time
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jeff Blyth
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Short, Adventure
Star Cast:
Franco Nero, Jeremy Irons, Robin Williams, Patrick Bauchau, Nathalie Baye, Myriam Boyer, Gérard Depardieu
18. Bye Bye Benjamin (2006)
10
2
Bye Bye Benjamin
TV-MA
10
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Charlie McDowell
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ted Danson, Seymour Cassel, Benjamin Bryan, Griffin Armstorff, Roland Armstorff
20. Love Comes Lately (2007)
9
2
Love Comes Lately
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Reisel
Director:
Jan Schütte
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Brian Doyle-Murray, Barbara Hershey, Tovah Feldshuh, Elizabeth Peña
21. Enid Is Sleeping (1990)
9
2
Enid Is Sleeping
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mavis
Director:
Maurice Phillips
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Judge Reinhold, Jeffrey Jones, Elizabeth Perkins, Maureen Mueller

TV Movie(s)

23. Likely Stories, Vol. 2 (1983)
14
3
Likely Stories, Vol. 2
14
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Danny DeVito, David Jablin, David Wechter, Bruce Kimmel
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Gerrit Graham, Timothy Carey, Bruce Kimmel, Roger Bezanis
24. The Selling of Vince D'Angelo (1983)
13
3
The Selling of Vince D'Angelo
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Vince's Wife
Director:
Danny DeVito
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Vincent Schiavelli, Tim Thomerson, Frank Sivero
25. Mary Jane Harper Cried Last Night (1977)
13
3
Mary Jane Harper Cried Last Night
13
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Allen Reisner
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kevin McCarthy, John Vernon, Bernie Casey, Susan Dey
26. Like Normal People (1979)
12
2
Like Normal People
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Harvey Hart
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Shaun Cassidy, Zalman King, Michael McGuire, James Keach, Linda Purl
27. Having Babies II (1977)
12
2
Having Babies II
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Michaels
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Wayne Rogers, Paula Prentiss, Carol Lynley, Tony Bill
28. Drop-Out Father (1982)
12
2
Drop-Out Father
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Don Taylor
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dick Van Dyke, William Daniels, Monte Markham, George Coe
29. Intimate Strangers (1977)
12
2
Intimate Strangers
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Llewellyn Moxey
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Larry Hagman, Melvyn Douglas, Dennis Weaver, Sally Struthers
30. I Want to Keep My Baby! (1976)
11
2
I Want to Keep My Baby!
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jerry Thorpe
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Susan Anspach, Mariel Hemingway, Jack Rader, Lisa Mordente
31. The Ratings Game (1984)
11
2
The Ratings Game
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Francine Kester
Director:
Danny DeVito
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jerry Seinfeld, Danny DeVito, Gerrit Graham, Barry Corbin
32. Stalk the Wild Child (1976)
11
2
Stalk the Wild Child
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
William Hale
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Barry Van Dyke, David Janssen, Trish Van Devere, Jamie Smith-Jackson
34. Other People's Business (2003)
11
2
Other People's Business
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Wabash
Genres:
Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Judy Greer, Timm Sharp, Dave Annable, Jacory Gums
35. The Christmas Choir (2008)
11
2
The Christmas Choir
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Svatek
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Sarrazin, Jason Gedrick, Tyrone Benskin, Roc LaFortune
36. Secret Cutting (2000)
10
2
Secret Cutting
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Parella
Director:
Norma Bailey
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sean Young, Robert Wisden, Kimberlee Peterson, Taylor Stanley
37. A Place to Be Loved (1993)
10
2
A Place to Be Loved
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jerri Blair
Director:
Sandy Smolan
Genres:
Drama, Family, Biography
Star Cast:
Richard Crenna, Cotter Smith, Linda Kelsey, Joycelyn O'Brien
38. The Manzanis (2012)
10
2
The Manzanis
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Camille
Director:
Scott Ellis
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kirstie Alley, Michael Rispoli, Rebecca McFarland, Jared Abrahamson
39. Oliver's Ghost (2011)
10
2
Oliver's Ghost
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
David S. Cass Sr.
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Martin Mull, Cameron Daddo, Bridget White, Daniela Bobadilla
40. Stamp of a Killer (1987)
10
2
Stamp of a Killer
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Larry Elikann
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Jimmy Smits, Michael Parks, Audra Lindley, Judith Light, Joseph Hacker
41. A Tale of Two Bunnies (2000)
9
2
A Tale of Two Bunnies
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Randall Miller
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Marilu Henner, Julie Condra, Mark Famiglietti, Marina Black
43. Stroller Wars (2006)
9
2
Stroller Wars
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Penny
Director:
Rob Schiller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tiffani Thiessen, Rebecca Creskoff, Benjamin King, JoBeth Williams
45. Spoils of War (1994)
9
2
Spoils of War
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Emma
Director:
David Greene
Genres:
Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Tobey Maguire, Kate Nelligan, John Heard, Andrea Roth
47. How to Marry a Billionaire: A Christmas Tale (2000)
7
1
How to Marry a Billionaire: A Christmas Tale
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Rod Daniel
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Gabrielle Anwar, Shemar Moore, John Stamos, Joshua Malina, Dorie Barton, Carole Davis
48. In the Doghouse (1998)
6
1
In the Doghouse
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Phil Markowitz
Director:
George Miller
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tony Rosato, Matt Frewer, Brian Markinson, Trevor Morgan

Animation(s)

The Last Halloween (1991)
The Last Halloween
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Gizborne
Director:
Savage Steve Holland
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Horror, Short
Star Cast:
William Hanna, Don Messick, Will Estes, Sarah Martineck
Sing (2016)
Sing
PG
Plot:

Buster Moon, an impresario koala who owns a struggling theater in the city of Calatonia inhabited by anthropomorphic animals, decides to host a singing competition with a prize of $1,000. However, when his assistant misprints the fliers to inflate the amount hundred times, the optimistic koala struggles to gather the amount as hopeful participants flock to his theater.

As:
Cast
Director:
Garth Jennings, Christophe Lourdelet
Genres:
Musical, Family, Comedy, Animation, Music
Two Daddies? (1989)
Two Daddies?
As:
Cast
Role:
Rose Johnson (voice)
Director:
Bill Melendez, Steven Cuitlahuac Melendez
Genres:
Family, Animation, Drama
Star Cast:
Carrie Fisher, Danny DeVito, Richard Masur, Henry Winkler
Happily Ever After (1985)
Happily Ever After
As:
Cast
Role:
Rose Johnson (voice)
Director:
Bill Melendez, Steven Cuitlahuac Melendez
Genres:
Drama, Animation, Family
Star Cast:
We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)
We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story
G
As:
Cast
Role:
Mother Bird (voice)
Director:
Simon Wells, Phil Nibbelink, Dick Zondag, Ralph Zondag
Genres:
Animation, Family, Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
John Goodman, Martin Short, Jay Leno, Blaze Berdahl
Robot and Monster (2012)
Robot and Monster
TV-Y7
As:
Cast
Genres:
Animation, Family, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Curtis Armstrong, Cree Summer, Maurice LaMarche, Jeff Bennett
My Little Pony: The Movie (1986)
My Little Pony: The Movie
G
As:
Cast
Role:
Reeka (voice)
Director:
Mike Joens
Genres:
Animation, Musical, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Cloris Leachman, Danny DeVito, Tony Randall, Madeline Kahn

TV Shows and Videos

Danny DeVito & the Contract (2007)
Danny DeVito & the Contract
As:
Cast
Role:
Rhea Perlman (uncredited)
Director:
Rob McElhenney
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Angie (1979)
Angie
As:
Cast
Director:
John Tracy, Jeff Chambers, Lowell Ganz, Tony Mordente, Howard Storm
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Doris Roberts, Corey Feldman, Danny DeVito, Donna Pescow, Robert Hays, Sharon Spelman, Debralee Scott
Me and My Grandma (2017)
Me and My Grandma
As:
Cast
Role:
Grandma (6 episodes, 2017)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Teala Dunn, Kayla Ewell, Eva Gutowski, Shelby Rabara
Kate Brasher (2001)
Kate Brasher
As:
Cast
Role:
Abbie Schaeffer (6 episodes, 2001)
Director:
James Frawley, Steven Robman, Steve Miner, Joe Napolitano, Jerry Levine
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ashley Tisdale, Mason Gamble, Mary Stuart Masterson, Gregory Smith, Hector Elizondo
The Tortellis (1987)
The Tortellis
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Ratzenberger, George Wendt, Dan Hedaya, Timothy Williams
Beethoven's Big Break (2008)
Beethoven's Big Break
PG
As:
Cast
Role:
Patricia
Director:
Mike Elliott
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Jonathan Silverman, Eddie Griffin, Dee Bradley Baker, Moises Arias
Union Square (1997)
Union Square
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mario Lopez, Chris Parnell, Harriet Sansom Harris, Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter

Rhea Perlman Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Cheers Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series 1989
Cheers Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series 1986
Cheers Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series 1985
Cheers Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series 1984