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List of Rick Moranis Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Ghostbusters (1984)
23
2
Ghostbusters
TV-PG
23
2

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. 

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Louis Tully
Director:
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy
2. Spaceballs (1987)
21
5
Spaceballs
PG
21
5

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dark Helmet
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Comedy
3. The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie: Strange Brew (1983)
17
6
The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie: Strange Brew
PG
17
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.

As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Bob McKenzie
Director:
Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Max von Sydow, Mel Blanc, Paul Dooley, Dave Thomas, Lynne Griffin
4. Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
22
4
Little Shop of Horrors
PG-13
22
4

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? 

As:
Cast
Role:
Seymour Krelborn
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Musical, Family, Romance
5. Parenthood (1989)
16
2
Parenthood
PG-13
16
2

This family comedy drama film is about the life of Gil Buckman who has to work hard to balance his personal and professional life, while also dealing with the problems of his three children. His life gets even more complicated after he discovers that his wife is pregnant again. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Nathan
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
6. Honey, I Shrunk the Audience (1994)
15
3
Honey, I Shrunk the Audience
15
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Wayne Szalinski
Director:
Randal Kleiser
Genres:
Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Katherine LaNasa, Robert Oliveri, Brian To
7. Streets of Fire (1984)
12
4
Streets of Fire
PG
12
4

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.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Billy Fish
Director:
Walter Hill
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Thriller, Music, Crime, Action
8. Ghostbusters II (1989)
18
4
Ghostbusters II
TV-PG
18
4

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Louis Tully
Director:
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
9. Little Giants (1994)
19
2
Little Giants
PG
19
2

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Danny O'Shea
Director:
Duwayne Dunham
Genres:
Sport, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Alexa Vega, Alexa PenaVega, Ed O'Neill, Shawna Waldron, Devon Sawa
10. Brewster's Millions (1985)
15
4
Brewster's Millions
PG
15
4

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

As:
Cast
Director:
Walter Hill
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Richard Pryor, Alan Autry, Hume Cronyn, John Candy, Jerry Orbach, Stephen Collins, Pat Hingle
12. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
18
4
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
PG
18
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Wayne Szalinski
Director:
Joe Johnston
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman, Thomas Wilson Brown, Kristine Sutherland
13. The Wild Life (1984)
10
3
The Wild Life
R
10
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Art Linson
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Stoltz, Randy Quaid, Lea Thompson, Chris Penn, Randy Quaid
14. My Blue Heaven (1990)
15
2
My Blue Heaven
PG-13
15
2

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Barney Coopersmith
Director:
Herbert Ross
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Joan Cusack, Steve Martin, Melanie Mayron, Bill Irwin, Steve Martin
17. The Flintstones (1994)
12
1
The Flintstones
PG
12
1

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Barney Rubble
Director:
Brian Levant
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Comedy
18. Honey I Blew Up the Kid (1992)
12
1
Honey I Blew Up the Kid
PG
12
1

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Wayne Szalinski
Director:
Randal Kleiser
Genres:
Romance, Sci-Fi, Family, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Lloyd Bridges, Keri Russell, Robert Oliveri, Marcia Strassman, Daniel Shalikar

TV Movie(s)

2. Hockey Night (1984)
11
3
Hockey Night
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Willy Leipert
Director:
Paul Shapiro
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Megan Follows, Sean McCann, Gail Youngs, Henry Ramer
3. The Best of SCTV (1988)
13
3
The Best of SCTV
13
3
As:
Writer
Director:
Paul Flaherty, Jim Blake
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Joe Flaherty, Andrea Martin, John Candy, Don Lake, John Hemphill
4. Bob & Doug McKenzie's Two-Four Anniversary (2007)
24
3
Bob & Doug McKenzie's Two-Four Anniversary
24
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Bob McKenzie
Director:
Henry Sarwer-Foner
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Tom Cavanagh, Andy Dick, Paul Dooley, Dave Thomas
5. The Last Polka (1985)
12
3
The Last Polka
12
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Linsk Minyk
Director:
John Blanchard
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Eugene Levy, John Candy, Catherine O'Hara, Robin Duke
6. The Rocket Boy (1989)
10
3
The Rocket Boy
PG
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Automatic Safety System
Director:
John Blanchard
Genres:
Crime, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
John Candy, Dave Thomas, Robert Donner, Tom Butler

Animation(s)

The Animated Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie (2003)
The Animated Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie
As:
Cast
Role:
Bob McKenzie
Genres:
Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Tom Kenny, Jill Talley, Dave Thomas, Jerry Richardson
Gravedale High (1990)
Gravedale High
TV-Y7
As:
Cast
Role:
Max Schneider
Director:
Robert Alvarez, Oscar Dufau, Ray Patterson, Don Lusk, Paul Sommer
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Horror, Animation
Star Cast:
Tim Curry, Ricki Lake, Sorrell Booke, Phil Hartman, Barry Gordon, Shari Belafonte, Jackie Earle Haley
Brother Bear (2003)
Brother Bear
G
Plot:

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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Rutt
Director:
Aaron Blaise, Robert Walker
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Animation, Adventure
Star Cast:
Bob & Doug (2009)
Bob & Doug
As:
Producer, Writer
Director:
Ken Cunningham
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dave Coulier, Dave Thomas, Derek McGrath, Ho Chow, Stacey DePass
Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Kids (2003)
Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Kids
G
As:
Cast
Role:
Holley
Director:
Mike Fallows, Kevin McDonagh
Genres:
Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Brooke Shields, Tony Jay, Scott Beaudin, Rebecca Brenner
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys (2001)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys
As:
Cast
Role:
Toy Taker / Mr. Cuddles the Teddy Bear
Director:
William R. Kowalchuk Jr.
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Comedy, Musical, Animation, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Jamie Lee Curtis, Richard Dreyfuss, Kathleen Barr, Scott McNeil

TV Shows and Videos

90 Minutes Live (1976)
90 Minutes Live
As:
Cast
Star Cast:
John Candy, Valri Bromfield, Clémence DesRochers, Danny Finkleman
Brother Bear (2003)
Brother Bear
As:
Cast
Role:
Rutt
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Clarke Duncan, Jeremy Suarez, Josh Keaton, Dave Thomas
Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (1997)
Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves
PG
As:
Cast
Role:
Wayne Szalinski
Director:
Dean Cundey
Genres:
Family, Action, Comedy, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Mila Kunis, Eve Gordon, Bug Hall, Robin Bartlett
Sing Along Songs: Brother Bear - On My Way (2003)
Sing Along Songs: Brother Bear - On My Way
As:
Cast
Genres:
Family, Short
Star Cast:
Tom Kane, Colton Burton, Rey Barcena, Tee Tee Benn

Rick Moranis Awards

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