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List of Richard Belzer Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Scarface (1983)
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3
Scarface
TV-14
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3

A remake of the 1932 film of the same name, Scarface narrates the story of an exiled Cuban criminal, Tony Montana, who joins Miami drug lord Frank Lopez and desire to have it all – the empire as well as latter’s trophy wife. He rises to become powerful drug lord himself. However, enemies and his own paranoia eventually lead to his downfall

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Charles Durning, F. Murray Abraham, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Robert Loggia, Steven Bauer
2. On Location: Freddie Prinze and Friends (1976)
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3
On Location: Freddie Prinze and Friends
14
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jay Leno, Freddie Prinze, Elayne Boosler, Gary Mule Deer
3. Man on the Moon (1999)
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2
Man on the Moon
R
12
2

The biographical drama tells the story of American comedy legend Andy Kaufman. The movie celebrates Kaufman’s unparalleled talent and enigmatic journey and from a small-time performer to landing the series Taxi, to creating the character of Tony Clifton, to his kayfabe feud with Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler, until his untimely death from lung cancer. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Milos Forman
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Biography
4. Fame (1980)
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2
Fame
R
12
2

Fame is a musical drama film which chronicles the lives of a few teenagers who try to prove themselves at the New York High School of Performing Arts.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Alan Parker
Genres:
Music, Drama, Musical
Star Cast:
Anne Meara, Eddie Barth, Irene Cara, Lee Curreri
5. Café Flesh (1982)
11
2
Café Flesh
X
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Sayadian, Mark S. Esposito
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adult, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Michelle Bauer, Andy Nichols, Paul McGibboney, Marie Sharp
6. Night Shift (1982)
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2
Night Shift
R
11
2

Charles Lumley used to be a successful stockbroker, but he is now working as an attendant in a morgue in New York City. Things get worse when he is ‘promoted’ to night-shift supervisor. When his co-worker Bill finds out that Lumley’s neighbor is a prostitute, he convinces Chuck to turn the morgue into a brothel, where they can be her pimp, and earn money.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Keaton, Kevin Costner, Ron Howard, Shannen Doherty, Henry Winkler, Pat Corley, Shelley Long
8. Author! Author! (1982)
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2
Author! Author!
PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Arthur Hiller
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Al Pacino, Tuesday Weld, Dyan Cannon, Bob Elliott, Bob Dishy
9. The Groove Tube (1974)
10
2
The Groove Tube
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rodriguez / Leo Batfish / The President / The Hooker
Director:
Ken Shapiro
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Chevy Chase, Ken Shapiro, Buzzy Linhart, Richmond Baier
11. Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
10
2
Mad Dog and Glory
R
10
2

Wayne is a shy detective living in Chicago who saves the life of Frank Milo, a gangster. As a token of thanks, Milo offers Wayne the services of a woman named Glory for one week. However, things take an interesting turn when Wayne falls in love with Glory, and thinks of freeing her.  

As:
Cast
Director:
John McNaughton
Genres:
Romance, Crime, Comedy, Drama
12. Fletch Lives (1989)
10
2
Fletch Lives
PG
10
2

A journalist comes to know that he has inherited an old mansion. However, misfortune follows him, and he soon finds himself suspected of murder.

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Ritchie
Genres:
Comedy, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Hal Holbrook, Phil Hartman, Chevy Chase, Julianne Phillips, R. Lee Ermey, Richard Libertini
13. The Puppet Masters (1994)
10
2
The Puppet Masters
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Stuart Orme
Genres:
Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
Keith David, Donald Sutherland, Will Patton, Julie Warner
15. Dangerous Game (1993)
9
2
Dangerous Game
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Abel Ferrara
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Harvey Keitel, James Russo, Madonna, Reilly Murphy
17. The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)
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2
The Bonfire of the Vanities
R
9
2

Based on a novel of the same name, this black comedy film tells the story of an investment banker, named Sherman McCoy who is quite wealthy and enjoys a luxurious life with his mistress Maria Ruskin. However, one day, he finds himself in a big mess when Maria accidentally kills an African-American teenager.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
20. Species II (1998)
7
1
Species II
R
7
1

Astronaut Patrick Ross returns from first manned mission on Mars infected with an alien DNA. Soon he leaves a trail of females, died horribly while bearing half-alien off-springs. With help of genetically re-engineered alien Sil, the scientists create docile alien clone Eve to trace Ross. But Eve bolts to Ross to procreate……a purer alien race that can pose huge threat to mankind.

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Medak
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Sci-Fi, Action
Star Cast:
21. Polish Bar (2010)
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2
Polish Bar
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Hershel
Director:
Ben Berkowitz
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Meat Loaf, Judd Hirsch, James Badge Dale, Vincent Piazza
22. Bitter Jester (2003)
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2
Bitter Jester
12
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Maija DiGiorgio
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Romance, Documentary
Star Cast:
George Carlin, Whoopi Goldberg, Maija DiGiorgio, Kenneth Simmons
23. But... Seriously (1994)
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2
But... Seriously
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (archiveFootage)
Director:
Jeff Lieberman
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Bogosian, H. Rap Brown, Ted Blumberg, Barbara Boxer
25. Copy That (2006)
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2
Copy That
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Richard
Director:
Matthew D. Panepinto
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Stephanie March, Coco Austin, Dann Florek, Ice-T, Deirdre Lorenz
26. Alive in France (2017)
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2
Alive in France
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Abel Ferrara
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Mia Bablalis, Anastasia Balan, Laurent Bechad, Philippe Bérard
27. Missing Pieces (1991)
9
2
Missing Pieces
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Baldesari
Director:
Leonard Stern
Genres:
Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Lauren Hutton, Eric Idle, Bob Gunton, Robert Wuhl
28. Flicks (1987)
9
2
Flicks
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Stoner (segment 'New Adventures of the Great Galaxy')
Director:
Peter Winograd, Kirk Henderson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Joan Hackett, Pamela Sue Martin, Martin Mull, Betty Kennedy
29. Off and Running (1991)
8
2
Off and Running
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Milt Zoloth
Director:
Ed Bianchi
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Cyndi Lauper, David Keith, Johnny Pinto, David Thornton
30. Not of This Earth (1995)
8
2
Not of This Earth
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jeremy Pallin
Director:
Terence H. Winkless
Genres:
Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Jennifer Coolidge, Michael York, Parker Stevenson, Mason Adams
32. Freeway (1988)
8
2
Freeway
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. David Lazarus
Director:
Francis Delia
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Michael Callan, Darlanne Fluegel, James Russo, Billy Drago
33. America (1986)
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2
America
R
8
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Gypsy Beam
Director:
Robert Downey Sr.
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Robert Downey Jr., Michael J. Pollard, Zack Norman, Tammy Grimes
34. Santorini Blue (2013)
7
2
Santorini Blue
7
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Richard
Director:
Matthew D. Panepinto
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Coco Austin, Dann Florek, Clark Johnson, Ice-T, Deirdre Lorenz
35. Jump (1999)
7
1
Jump
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Justin McCarthy
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Hal Linden, Harvey Fierstein, James Le Gros, Jessica Hecht
36. The Bar Channel (1998)
5
1
The Bar Channel
5
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Frank Chindamo
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Phoebe Legere, John Hoyt

TV Movie(s)

2. Likely Stories, Vol. 1 (1981)
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2
Likely Stories, Vol. 1
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Reiner
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Christopher Guest, Rob Reiner, David L. Lander, Bruno Kirby
3. When Cars Attack (1997)
13
3
When Cars Attack
13
3
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Glenn Taranto
4. Belzer Behind Bars (1983)
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3
Belzer Behind Bars
13
3
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Scott D. Tuchman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Paul Rodriguez, Jack Coen, Michael Finney, F. Don Herndon
5. Richard Belzer: Another Lone Nut (1997)
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3
Richard Belzer: Another Lone Nut
13
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Keith Truesdell
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Clark Johnson, Harlee McBride
6. Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis (2011)
12
2
Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Gregg Barson
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
7. Prince for a Day (1995)
11
2
Prince for a Day
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bernie Silver
Director:
Corey Blechman
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Joey Lawrence, Khrystyne Haje, Hugh Dillon, Barry Flatman
8. The 20th Century: Yesterday's Tomorrows (1999)
11
2
The 20th Century: Yesterday's Tomorrows
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Barry Levinson
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Phyllis Diller, Charlton Heston, Octavia Butler, Spalding Gray
9. Hart to Hart: Crimes of the Hart (1994)
11
2
Hart to Hart: Crimes of the Hart
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Det. Frank Giordano
Director:
Peter Roger Hunt
Genres:
Mystery, Adventure, Crime
Star Cast:
Robert Wagner, Lionel Stander, Stefanie Powers, Audra Lindley
10. The Please Watch the Jon Lovitz Special (1992)
11
2
The Please Watch the Jon Lovitz Special
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Don Mischer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Carol Alt, Army Archerd, Mel Allen, Lewis Dix Jr.
12. The Mark Twain Prize: Richard Pryor (1999)
10
2
The Mark Twain Prize: Richard Pryor
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Star Cast:
Danny Glover, Chevy Chase, Tim Allen, Ruth Brown
14. Negligee and Underpants Party (1988)
8
2
Negligee and Underpants Party
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Brad Mays, Jim Fitzgerald, Wendy Scatloni
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Downtown Julie Brown, Howard Stern, Gary Dell'Abate, Dominic Barbara
15. Bandit: Bandit Bandit (1994)
8
2
Bandit: Bandit Bandit
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Big Bob
Director:
Hal Needham
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mary Ann Mobley, Gary Collins, Gerard Christopher, Brian Bloom
16. Funny, You Don't Look 200: A Constitutional Vaudeville (1987)
9
2
Funny, You Don't Look 200: A Constitutional Vaudeville
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
James Yukich
Genres:
Documentary, Family
Star Cast:
Richard Dreyfuss, Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo, Miguel Alamo
17. Deadly Pursuits (1996)
8
2
Deadly Pursuits
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mariano
Director:
Félix Enríquez Alcalá
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Tori Spelling, Mitchell Laurance, Reginald VelJohnson, Patrick Muldoon

Animation(s)

TV Shows and Videos

Totally Bill Hicks (1994)
Totally Bill Hicks
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Rupert Edwards
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Bill Hicks, Eric Bogosian, Kevin Booth, George Bush
Pat Benatar: The Visual Music Collection (1986)
Pat Benatar: The Visual Music Collection
As:
Cast
Role:
Artie the Comic (segment "Le Bel Age")
Director:
Marty Callner, Bob Giraldi, Daniel Kleinman
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo, Roger Capps, Charles Giordano
Pat Benatar: Choice Cuts - The Complete Video Collection (2003)
Pat Benatar: Choice Cuts - The Complete Video Collection
As:
Cast
Director:
Marty Callner, Marcelo Anciano, Samuel Bayer
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Bob Giraldi, Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo, Roger Capps
Mike + The Mechanics: A Closer Look (1989)
Mike + The Mechanics: A Closer Look
As:
Cast
Role:
Log Cabin Father (video 'Taken In')
Director:
James Yukich, Tim Broad
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Roy Kinnear, Billy Drago, Paul Carrack, Howard Hoffman
Likely Stories, Vol. 3 (1983)
Likely Stories, Vol. 3
As:
Cast
Role:
Richard (unknown episodes)
Director:
Billy Crystal
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Christopher Guest, Billy Crystal, Corey Burton, Chuck McCann
Pat Benatar: Hit Videos (1984)
Pat Benatar: Hit Videos
As:
Cast
Role:
Arty / Funny Man (song "Le Bel Age")
Director:
Bob Giraldi, Juliano Waldman
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Bill Paxton, Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo, Michael Peters
The Richard Belzer Show (1984)
The Richard Belzer Show
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself (1 episode, 1984)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Billy Crystal, Tom Leopold, Margaret Briggs Brooks, Don King
Minding the Store (2005)
Minding the Store
As:
Cast
Star Cast:
Pauly Shore, Sammy Shore, Ari Shaffir, Mitzi Shore
The Beat (2000)
The Beat
As:
Cast
Director:
Adam Bernstein, Leslie Libman, Whitney Ransick, Barry Levinson, Clark Johnson
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Mark Ruffalo, Celeste Holm, Lee Tergesen, Derek Cecil, Jeffrey Donovan
Charlie Barnett's Terms of Enrollment (1986)
Charlie Barnett's Terms of Enrollment
As:
Cast
Role:
Man Reading Paper
Director:
Laurie Frank
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Zsa Zsa Gabor, Charlie Barnett, Deborah Foreman, Joyce Brothers, Andrew Dice Clay
Thicke of the Night (1983)
Thicke of the Night
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (1 episode, 1983)
Genres:
Talk-Show, Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Alan Thicke, Linda Blair, Ross Bennett, Peabo Bryson
Laughing Out Loud: America's Funniest Comedians (2001)
Laughing Out Loud: America's Funniest Comedians
PG
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself (archiveFootage)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Carrot Top, Scott 'Carrot Top' Thompson, Louie Anderson, Diane Ford, Cheech Marin
What a Dummy (1990)
What a Dummy
As:
Cast
Director:
Scott Redman, Jerry Ross
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Nicole Eggert, Paul Walker, Stephen Dorff, Joshua Rudoy, David Doty, Annabel Armour