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List of Rick Moranis Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Ghostbusters (1984)
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12
Ghostbusters
TV-PG
46
12

Three parapsychologists, fired from their job, establish Ghostbusters, a paranormal investigation and elimination service. Their business booms but an EPA inspector is sure that they are frauds and hence puts them behind bars. However, when New York is besieged by an ancient Sumerian God Gozer, it is the trio who are called upon to save the city. 

Role:
Louis Tully
Directed By:
2. Spaceballs (1987)
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9
Spaceballs
PG
22
9

After carelessly wasting their atmospheric air, Planet Spaceball’s crooked President Scroob decides to force neighboring Planet Druidia’s King Roland to share their atmosphere by ordering Dark Helmet to kidnap Roland’s daughter, Princess Vespa, on her wedding day. But space-pilot Lone Starr and his loyal half-man/half-dog ‘Barf’ come to help her. They need super powers of ‘The Schwartz’ to save Druidia. 

Role:
Dark Helmet
Directed By:
3. Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
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6
Little Shop of Horrors
PG-13
14
6

Geeky orphan Seymour works in Mushnik’s failing flower shop and dreams about co-worker Audrey. After a solar eclipse, he finds a strange plant which he names Audrey II. The flourishing plant fetches good business, but weirdly, it has voracious appetite for human blood and flesh. Audrey’s sadistic boyfriend Orin appears to be a fitting candidate; but what about Audrey II’s next meal? 

Role:
Seymour Krelborn
Directed By:
6. Hockey Night (1984)
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4
Hockey Night
7
4
Role:
Willy Leipert
Starring:
Megan Follows, Sean McCann, Gail Youngs, Henry Ramer
Directed By:
Paul Shapiro
7. Streets of Fire (1984)
8
5
Streets of Fire
PG
8
5

Streets of Fire is a romantic drama action thriller film which tells the story of a mercenary, who is hired to rescue his former lover, when the latter gets kidnapped by a motorcycle gang.   

Role:
Billy Fish
Directed By:
Walter Hill
8. The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie: Strange Brew (1983)
8
5
The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie: Strange Brew
PG
8
5

Bob and Doug are two unemployed brothers who are unable to find success in film-making. Later, they are offered jobs at a brewery of inspecting for mice in beer bottles. However, they soon come across a conspiracy involving the brewery that they are working at.

Role:
Bob McKenzie
Starring:
Max von Sydow, Mel Blanc, Paul Dooley, Dave Thomas, Lynne Griffin
Directed By:
Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas
9. Ghostbusters II (1989)
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11
Ghostbusters II
TV-PG
24
11

Despite saving New York City from demigod Gozer earlier, the Ghostbusters were forced to disband following myriads of property damage lawsuits. They come out of retirement to again help Dana Barrett after her son becomes the target of a demonic plot threatening the entire city, but they must first fight against the law and the government.

Role:
Louis Tully
Directed By:
10. Brewster's Millions (1985)
9
6
Brewster's Millions
PG
9
6

Montgomery Brewster, a minor league baseball player, learns that a wealthy uncle he didn’t know existed has left him $300 million….but with a condition. Brewster must spend $30 million in 30 days; however, he cannot donate to charity, waste or destroy any money or possess any assets. Also, he can’t tell anyone about it. So, Brewster has an enormous task to tackle

Starring:
Richard Pryor, Alan Autry, Hume Cronyn, John Candy, Jerry Orbach, Stephen Collins, Pat Hingle
Directed By:
Walter Hill
11. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
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9
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
PG
18
9

A scientist accidentally turns his children as well as the children of his neighbor into the size of insects. After they are unknowingly thrown into the trash, they try to work together and venture their way back through a backyard wilderness which is filled not just with dangerous insects but man-made hazards as well.

Role:
Wayne Szalinski
Starring:
Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman, Thomas Wilson Brown, Kristine Sutherland
Directed By:
Joe Johnston
12. Little Giants (1994)
8
5
Little Giants
PG
8
5

Little Giants is a sports comedy film which tells the story of Danny, whose daughter is cut from his brother Kevin’s elite football team.  In order to stand up against Kevin, Danny forms a team of his own, and starts coaching them.

Role:
Danny O'Shea
Starring:
Alexa Vega, Alexa PenaVega, Ed O'Neill, Shawna Waldron, Devon Sawa
Directed By:
Duwayne Dunham
13. My Blue Heaven (1990)
7
5
My Blue Heaven
PG-13
7
5

Kitty Moran is a radio star who finds out that she is pregnant. However, unfortunately, she suffers a miscarriage. She is also told that due to her injuries she might not be able to conceive again. Due to being in the show business, they also have a hard time adopting a baby.

Role:
Barney Coopersmith
Starring:
Joan Cusack, Steve Martin, Melanie Mayron, Bill Irwin, Steve Martin
Directed By:
Herbert Ross
14. The Wild Life (1984)
5
5
The Wild Life
R
5
5
Starring:
Randy Quaid, Eric Stoltz, Ben Stein, Lea Thompson, Chris Penn, Randy Quaid
Directed By:
Art Linson
15. Splitting Heirs (1993)
5
5
Splitting Heirs
PG-13
5
5
Role:
Henry Bullock
Starring:
Catherine Zeta-Jones, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Barbara Hershey
Directed By:
Robert Young
16. Head Office (1985)
4
5
Head Office
PG-13
4
5
Starring:
Eddie Albert, Danny DeVito, Jane Seymour, Brian Doyle-Murray, Ron Frazier, Judge Reinhold
Directed By:
Ken Finkleman
17. Club Paradise (1986)
4
5
Club Paradise
PG-13
4
5

Club Paradise is a comedy film which tells the story of Jack, a retired firefighter, and Ernest Reed, a singer, who team up to turn a nightclub into a tropical island resort. However, their plan is threatened by greedy developers, and meanwhile, they also have problems dealing with some of their whiny customers.

Role:
Barry Nye
Starring:
Eugene Levy, Peter O'Toole, Robin Williams, Twiggy, Brian Doyle-Murray, Jimmy Cliff
Directed By:
18. The Flintstones (1994)
9
8
The Flintstones
PG
9
8

The live-action adaptation of the beloved cartoon franchise finds the dim-witted but good-hearted Fred Flintstone promoted to his company’s vice president post after his best friend, Barney, replaces Fred’s test score with his own. But Fred’s good fortune turns sour when he unwittingly becomes involved in his boss Cliff Vandercave’s villainous schemes. 

Role:
Barney Rubble
Starring:
John Goodman, Rosie O'Donnell, Halle Berry, Jay Leno, Sam Raimi, Kyle MacLachlan, Elizabeth Taylor
Directed By:
Brian Levant
19. Honey I Blew Up the Kid (1992)
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6
Honey I Blew Up the Kid
PG
9
6

Honey, I Blew Up the Kid is a comedy adventure film, which tells the story of a scientist Wayne Szalinksi, who mistakenly strikes his son with a particle beam, during an experiment. This causes the child to grow in size whenever he comes into contact with electricity. 

Role:
Wayne Szalinski
Starring:
Lloyd Bridges, Keri Russell, Robert Oliveri, Marcia Strassman, Daniel Shalikar
Directed By:
Randal Kleiser
20. Big Bully (1996)
3
5
Big Bully
PG
3
5
Role:
David Leary
Starring:
Tom Arnold, Jeffrey Tambor, Don Knotts, Carol Kane
Directed By:
Steve Miner
21. Bob & Doug McKenzie's Two-Four Anniversary (2007)
9
3
Bob & Doug McKenzie's Two-Four Anniversary
9
3
Role:
Bob McKenzie
Starring:
Tom Cavanagh, Andy Dick, Paul Dooley, Dave Thomas
Directed By:
Henry Sarwer-Foner
22. The Last Polka (1985)
7
4
The Last Polka
7
4
Role:
Linsk Minyk
Starring:
Eugene Levy, John Candy, Catherine O'Hara, Robin Duke
Directed By:
John Blanchard
23. The Rocket Boy (1989)
5
4
The Rocket Boy
PG
5
4
Role:
Automatic Safety System
Starring:
John Candy, Dave Thomas, Robert Donner, Tom Butler
Directed By:
John Blanchard
24. The Earth Day Special (1990)
5
5
The Earth Day Special
5
5
Starring:
Dennis Miller, Kirstie Alley, Christopher Lloyd, James Brolin, Katey Sagal, Neil Patrick Harris, Bea Arthur
Directed By:
Dwight Hemion, James Burrows, Gerry Cohen, Ted Haimes, Jim Henson

Director

The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie: Strange Brew (1983)
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6
The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie: Strange Brew
PG
10
6

Bob and Doug are two unemployed brothers who are unable to find success in film-making. Later, they are offered jobs at a brewery of inspecting for mice in beer bottles. However, they soon come across a conspiracy involving the brewery that they are working at.

Starring:
Max von Sydow, Mel Blanc, Paul Dooley, Dave Thomas, Lynne Griffin
Directed By:
Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas

Narrator/Dubbing

Sing Along Songs: Brother Bear - On My Way (2003)
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4
Sing Along Songs: Brother Bear - On My Way
6
4
Role:
Rutt (voice)
Starring:
Tom Kane, Colton Burton, Rey Barcena, Tee Tee Benn

Animation Movies

Brother Bear (2003)
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14
Brother Bear
G
31
14

When an encounter with a Kodiak bear results in the death of his brother Sitka, young Native American Kenai kills the bear in revenge. But he is transformed into a bear himself. Hunted in his bear form by his other brother Denahi, Kenai’s only hope is to reclaim his human form with the help of an orphan bear cub, Koda.  

Role:
Rutt (voice)
Starring:
Pauley Perrette, Michael Clarke Duncan, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Suarez, Jason Raize
Directed By:
Aaron Blaise, Robert Walker
Gravedale High
6
3
Gravedale High
TV-Y7
6
3
Role:
Max Schneider
Starring:
Tim Curry, Ricki Lake, Sorrell Booke, Phil Hartman, Barry Gordon, Shari Belafonte, Jackie Earle Haley
Directed By:
Robert Alvarez, Oscar Dufau, Ray Patterson, Don Lusk, Paul Sommer
Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Kids (2003)
6
3
Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Kids
G
6
3
Role:
Holley (voice)
Starring:
Brooke Shields, Tony Jay, Scott Beaudin, Rebecca Brenner
Directed By:
Mike Fallows, Kevin McDonagh
Brother Bear 2 (2006)
9
6
Brother Bear 2
G
9
6
Role:
Rutt (voice)
Starring:
Patrick Dempsey, Jim Cummings, Mandy Moore, Wanda Sykes, Michael Clarke Duncan, Jeremy Suarez
Directed By:
Ben Gluck
The Animated Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie
5
4
The Animated Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie
5
4
Role:
 Bob McKenzie (voice)
Starring:
Tom Kenny, Jill Talley, Dave Thomas, Jerry Richardson
Bob & Doug
5
4
Bob & Doug
5
4
Starring:
Dave Coulier, Dave Thomas, Derek McGrath, Ho Chow, Stacey DePass
Directed By:
Ken Cunningham
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys (2001)
4
4
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys
4
4
Role:
Toy Taker / Mr. Cuddles the Teddy Bear (voice)
Starring:
Jamie Lee Curtis, Richard Dreyfuss, Kathleen Barr, Scott McNeil
Directed By:
William R. Kowalchuk Jr.

Special Appearance/Cameo

Honey, I Shrunk the Audience (1994)
8
3
Honey, I Shrunk the Audience
8
3
Role:
Wayne Szalinski (uncredited)
Starring:
Eric Idle, Katherine LaNasa, Robert Oliveri, Brian To
Directed By:
Randal Kleiser
L.A. Story (1991)
13
7
L.A. Story
PG-13
13
7

A TV weatherman working in Los Angeles feels bored with his job as well as his relationship with his girlfriend. His life takes a turn when he begins to receive secret messages from an electronic freeway sign near his home.

Role:
Gravedigger (uncredited)
Starring:
Chevy Chase, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Pollak, Marilu Henner, John Lithgow, Terry Jones, Patrick Stewart
Directed By:
Mick Jackson

TV Shows

Second City TV
11
2
Second City TV
11
2
Starring:
Martin Short, John Candy, Eugene Levy, Harold Ramis, Joe Flaherty, Andrea Martin, Catherine O'Hara
Directed By:
George Bloomfield, John Blanchard, Milad Bessada
SCTV Network 90
10
2
SCTV Network 90
10
2
Role:
Various / ...
Starring:
Carol Burnett, Dave Edmunds, Eugene Levy, Bill Murray, Martin Short, Robin Williams, Harold Ramis
Directed By:
John Blanchard, Jim Drake, John Bell
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program
Sing Along Songs: Brother Bear - On My Way (2003)
6
4
Sing Along Songs: Brother Bear - On My Way
6
4
Role:
Rutt (voice)
Starring:
Tom Kane, Colton Burton, Rey Barcena, Tee Tee Benn
90 Minutes Live
4
3
90 Minutes Live
4
3
Starring:
John Candy, Valri Bromfield, Clémence DesRochers, Danny Finkleman
Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (1997)
9
7
Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves
PG
9
7
Role:
Wayne Szalinski
Starring:
Mila Kunis, Eve Gordon, Bug Hall, Robin Bartlett
Directed By:
Dean Cundey

Rick Moranis Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
SCTV Network 90 Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program 1982