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List of Rob Lowe Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Outsiders (1983)
38
4
The Outsiders
PG
38
4

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Sodapop Curtis
Genres:
Drama, Crime
2. Wayne's World (1992)
27
3
Wayne's World
PG-13
27
3

Friends Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar, who host the public-access television show Wayne's World from Wayne's basement, are convinced by sleazy television producer Benjamin Oliver to do the show professionally on his network. However, they are unaware of Benjamin's secret motive of ruining Wayne's show, as well as his budding romance with Chinese-American singer Cassandra Wong.

As:
Cast
Role:
Benjamin Oliver
Director:
Penelope Spheeris
Genres:
Comedy, Music
3. Contact (1997)
20
7
Contact
PG
20
7

As hope in extraterrestrial life exploration dwindles, a SETI scientist stumbles upon a sequenced signal. She is faced with the challenge of deciphering the message under massive global scrutiny. This science-fiction drama is an adaptation of Carl Sagan's 1985 novel of the same name.

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Zemeckis
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
4. Thank You for Smoking (2005)
13
4
Thank You for Smoking
R
13
4

As the chief spokesman of Big Tobacco, Nick Naylor defends the use of tobacco in media at times when health concerns are high, and he is good at it. However, when a sharply critical article on him and his work is published, Nick’s life is shaken. Nick has to deal with situation while simultaneously try to become a role model for his son.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jason Reitman
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
5. Tommy Boy (1995)
19
3
Tommy Boy
PG-13
19
3

Dimwitted Tommy Callahan III inherits Callahan Auto, a near-bankrupt car-parts company after his father suddenly dies while getting married to Beverly Burns. While Tommy goes on a cross-country sales trip with his father’s assistant Richard to save the company, Beverly who is a con-artist tries everything, to sell the company for cash. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Segal
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
7. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
11
2
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
TV-14
11
2

1960s British spy Austin Powers is awakened from voluntary cryostasis three decades later after his arch-nemesis Dr. Evil returns to threaten the world with nuclear weapons. The out-of-fashion secret agent teams up with his ex-partner's daughter Vanessa Kensington and pursues his target through Las Vegas, but is harassed by a group of fembots sent by his adversary.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jay Roach
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy
8. The Interview (2014)
14
1
The Interview
R
14
1

Dave Skylark and Aaron Rapaport's talk show Skylark Tonight is successful but not considered a serious news show. So when the two land an opportunity to interview the North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are all enthusiastic and happy. However, soon they are approached by the CIA who wants the duo to kill Kim Jong-un.

As:
Cast
Director:
Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
9. About Last Night... (1986)
25
6
About Last Night...
R
25
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Danny
Director:
Edward Zwick
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Jim Belushi, Megan Mullally, Demi Moore, James Belushi, Elizabeth Perkins, George DiCenzo
10. Youngblood (1986)
23
4
Youngblood
R
23
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Dean Youngblood
Director:
Peter Markle
Genres:
Sport, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Keanu Reeves, Patrick Swayze, Ed Lauter, Cynthia Gibb
13. Holiday in the Wild (2019)
15
1
Holiday in the Wild
TV-PG
15
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Derek
Director:
Ernie Barbarash
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Kristin Davis, Fezile Mpela, Colin Moss, John Owen Lowe
14. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
9
5
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
TV-14
9
5

British spy Austin Powers realises that his wife Vanessa is a fembot who has been sent by Dr Evil to kill him. Moreover, Dr Evil has travelled back in time to 1969 and stolen Powers’ mojo. He also has plans to threaten the world using a laser on the Moon. Powers, along with Felicity Shagwell, must now travel back in time to recover his mojo and save the world.

As:
Cast
Role:
Young Number Two
Director:
Jay Roach
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Crime, Action
16. Masquerade (1988)
22
6
Masquerade
R
22
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Tim Whalen
Director:
Bob Swaim
Genres:
Romance, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Kim Cattrall, Meg Tilly, John Glover, Doug Savant
17. The Invention of Lying (2009)
8
3
The Invention of Lying
PG-13
8
3

Mark Bellison is a screenwriter of historical readings in an alternate universe where the concept of lying does not exist and people tell whatever is on their minds. After being fired from his job and warned of being evicted, he blurts out a lie in the bank and realizes how it can change his life forever.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
18. Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
8
3
Austin Powers in Goldmember
TV-14
8
3

The movie starts with super spy Austin Powers arresting Dr. Evil and foiling his plan to bring back the evil Goldmember. But when his father Nigel Powers is kidnapped, Austin travels back in time and teams up with Foxxy Cleopatra to stop Goldmember and Dr. Evil’s son Scott from destroying the world and save his father. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Jay Roach
Genres:
Comedy, Action, Crime, Adventure
19. Frank & Jesse (1995)
12
1
Frank & Jesse
R
12
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Jesse James
Director:
Robert Boris
Genres:
Biography, Western
Star Cast:
Alexis Arquette, David Arquette, Bill Paxton, Randy Travis, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Maria Pitillo
20. Mulholland Falls (1996)
8
6
Mulholland Falls
R
8
6

Frustrated with the rules and weaknesses of the justice system, a team of four LAPD detectives, decide to commit the unlawful execution of a powerful gangster. They are soon brought in when a young woman’s body is found at a construction site. As the detectives continue their investigation, they soon receive a film of her having sex in a motel room.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Lee Tamahori
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Mystery, Drama
22. Super Troopers 2 (2018)
5
3
Super Troopers 2
R
5
3

The Super Troopers receive the responsibility of setting up a highway patrol station, after a dispute occurs between the US and Canada.

As:
Cast
Role:
Guy Le Franc
Director:
Jay Chandrasekhar
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
23. The Specials (2000)
5
3
The Specials
R
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
The Weevil
Director:
Craig Mazin
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Jenna Fischer, Michael Weatherly, Judy Greer, Jamie Kennedy, Thomas Haden Church, Jordan Ladd, Mike Schwartz
24. Oxford Blues (1984)
10
5
Oxford Blues
PG-13
10
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Nick De Angelo
Director:
Robert Boris
Genres:
Sport, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Ally Sheedy, Amanda Pays, Julian Firth, Julian Sands
26. Breakaway (2011)
8
4
Breakaway
PG-13
8
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Dan Winters
Director:
Robert Lieberman
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Anupam Kher, Camilla Belle, Russell Peters, Vinay Virmani
27. Monster Trucks (2016)
7
5
Monster Trucks
PG
7
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Reece Tenneson
Director:
Chris Wedge
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Family, Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Danny Glover, Samara Weaving, Thomas Lennon, Jane Levy, Barry Pepper
30. Sex Tape (2014)
9
3
Sex Tape
R
9
3

A comedy film, Sex Tape follows a married couple who make a sex tape to spice up their love life. However, their plans go awry when the sex tape goes missing and the couple embarks on a frantic search to retrieve it before someone else does. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Hank
Director:
Jake Kasdan
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
33. Fox Hunt (1996)
7
3
Fox Hunt
7
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Berns
Genres:
Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gary Coleman, George Lazenby, Timothy Bottoms, Lewis Arquette
34. Square Dance (1987)
7
2
Square Dance
PG-13
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rory
Director:
Daniel Petrie
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Trace Adkins, Jason Robards, Winona Ryder, Jane Alexander, Deborah Richter
35. Winding Roads (1999)
6
3
Winding Roads
6
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Theodore Melfi
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Weatherly, Adam Scott, James Marsters, Katrina Holden Bronson
36. Pocket Listing (2015)
10
1
Pocket Listing
R
10
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Conor Allyn
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Burt Reynolds, Ken Davitian, Caitlin Gerard, James Jurdi
37. For Hire (1998)
5
4
For Hire
R
5
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Mitch Lawrence
Director:
Jean Pellerin
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Joe Mantegna, Bronwen Booth, Charles Edwin Powell, Steve Adams
38. Living in Peril (1997)
6
4
Living in Peril
R
6
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Walter Woods
Director:
Jack Ersgard
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Jim Belushi, James Belushi, Dean Stockwell, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Alex Meneses
39. Proximity (2001)
5
3
Proximity
R
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
William Conroy
Director:
Scott Ziehl
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Jonathan Banks, James Coburn, Joe Santos, Kelly Rowan
40. The Finest Hour (1992)
8
2
The Finest Hour
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lawrence Hammer
Director:
Shimon Dotan
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Gale Hansen, Tracy Griffith, Eb Lottimer, Baruch Dror
41. Dead Silent (1999)
4
3
Dead Silent
4
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Kevin Finney
Director:
Roger Cardinal
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Catherine Mary Stewart, Arlen Aguayo-Stewart, Larry Day, Sean Devine
42. Illegally Yours (1988)
7
2
Illegally Yours
PG
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Richard Dice
Director:
Peter Bogdanovich
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Colleen Camp, Kenneth Mars, Marshall Colt, Kim Myers
43. Hostile Intent (1997)
4
2
Hostile Intent
R
4
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Cleary
Director:
Jonathan Heap
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Saul Rubinek, John Savage, Sofia Shinas, James Kidnie
44. One Hell of a Guy (1998)
3
3
One Hell of a Guy
PG-13
3
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Nick
Director:
James David Pasternak
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Michael York, Sandra Bernhard, Bruce Weitz, Alexandra Powers
45. Under Pressure (2000)
3
3
Under Pressure
R
3
3
As:
Cast
Role:
John Spencer
Director:
Jean Pellerin
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Craig Wasson, Larisa Miller, Harry Van Gorkum, Scott Anthony Viscomi

TV Movie(s)

1. Thursday's Child (1983)
6
1
Thursday's Child
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Sam Alden
Director:
David Lowell Rich
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Gena Rowlands, Jessica Walter, Tracey Gold, Don Murray
2. The Christmas Shoes (2002)
17
1
The Christmas Shoes
17
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Robert Layton
Director:
Andy Wolk
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Max Morrow, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Maria del Mar, Hugh Thompson
4. Drew Peterson: Untouchable (2012)
11
0
Drew Peterson: Untouchable
TV-14
11
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Drew Peterson
Director:
Mikael Salomon
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kaley Cuoco, Catherine Dent, Cara Buono, William Mapother
5. Killing Kennedy (2013)
6
1
Killing Kennedy
PG-13
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
John F. Kennedy
Director:
Nelson McCormick
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Ginnifer Goodwin, Will Rothhaar, Jack Noseworthy, Casey Siemaszko
6. The Bad Seed (2018)
4
0
The Bad Seed
TV-14
4
0
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
David
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Thriller
7. Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
9
1
Beautiful & Twisted
9
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Ben Novack Jr.
Director:
Christopher Zalla
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Candice Bergen, Paz Vega, Seychelle Gabriel, Jude Ciccolella
8. Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming (2007)
5
0
Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming
R
5
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Ted Cogan
Director:
Ernie Barbarash
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Marnie McPhail, Shawn Roberts, Ben Lewis, Tatiana Maslany
9. WWII in HD: The Air War (2010)
5
2
WWII in HD: The Air War
5
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Sammy Jackson
Genres:
History, War, Documentary
Star Cast:
10. Desert's Edge (1997)
5
0
Desert's Edge
5
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Rob Lowe
Genres:
Short, Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Matt Frewer, Jay Thomas, Poppy Montgomery, Angela Alvarado, Diana Bellamy
11. The Christmas Blessing (2005)
14
0
The Christmas Blessing
TV-G
14
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Karen Arthur
Genres:
Drama, Family, Romance
Star Cast:
Neil Patrick Harris, Blake Shelton, Angus T. Jones, Rebecca Gayheart, Shaun Johnston
12. The Pro (2014)
4
0
The Pro
4
0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Ben Bertrahm
Director:
Todd Holland
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kevin Nealon, Rosa Salazar, Janet Varney, Rebecca Romijn, Andrea Savage
13. Perfect Strangers (2004)
6
0
Perfect Strangers
6
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Lloyd Rockwell
Director:
Robin Sheppard
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Khandi Alexander, Anna Friel, Sarah Alexander, Jennifer Baxter
14. Outrage (1998)
6
0
Outrage
6
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Casey
Director:
Robert Allan Ackerman
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Jennifer Grey, Eric Michael Cole, Kathryn Harrold, Shane Meier
15. Prosecuting Casey Anthony (2013)
5
1
Prosecuting Casey Anthony
TV-PG
5
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Jeff Ashton
Director:
Peter Werner
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Mitchell, Kevin Dunn, Oscar Nuñez, Marisa Ramirez
16. A Perfect Day (2006)
12
1
A Perfect Day
12
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Rob Harlan
Director:
Peter Levin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Christopher Lloyd, Frances Conroy, Paget Brewster, Jude Ciccolella
17. Framed (2002)
6
0
Framed
6
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Mike Santini
Director:
Daniel Petrie Jr
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Sam Neill, Dorian Harewood, Alicia Coppola, Peter MacNeill
18. If the Shoe Fits (1990)
7
2
If the Shoe Fits
PG
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Francesco Salvitore
Director:
Tom Clegg
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jennifer Grey, Andréa Ferréol, Élisabeth Vitali, Rebecca Potok
19. Too Late to Say Goodbye (2009)
9
1
Too Late to Say Goodbye
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Bart Corbin
Director:
Norma Bailey
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lauren Holly, Yannick Bisson, Michelle Hurd, Stefanie von Pfetten
20. Midnight Man (1997)
4
1
Midnight Man
R
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Sean Dillon
Director:
Lawrence Gordon Clark
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Kenneth Cranham, Deborah Moore, Hannes Jaenicke, Daphne Cheung
21. On Dangerous Ground (1996)
4
0
On Dangerous Ground
R
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Sean Dillon
Director:
Lawrence Gordon Clark
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Kenneth Cranham, Jürgen Prochnow, Deborah Moore, Ingeborga Dapkunaite
22. Jane Doe (2001)
4
1
Jane Doe
4
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Kevin Alyn Elders
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Teri Hatcher, David Hemblen, Mark Caven, Trevor Blumas

Animation(s)

The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar (2015)
The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar
As:
Cast
Role:
Simba
Director:
Howy Parkins
Genres:
Musical, Family, Animation, Adventure
Star Cast:
James Earl Jones, Madison Pettis, Sarah Hyland, Gabrielle Union, Max Charles, Ernie Sabella

TV Shows and Videos

The '80s: The Decade That Made Us (2013)
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Jonathan Rudd
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Tom Brokaw, Kurt Andersen, David Sirota, Jay Winik
You, Me and the Apocalypse (2015)
You, Me and the Apocalypse
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Engler, Saul Metzstein, Tim Kirkby
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally, Jenna Fischer, Mathew Baynton, Joel Fry, Gaia Scodellaro
Fox Hunt (1993)
Fox Hunt
As:
Cast
Role:
Edison Pettibone
Director:
Michael Berns
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
George Lazenby, Timothy Bottoms, Lewis Arquette, Andrew Bowen
Go-Go's: Prime Time (1985)
Go-Go's: Prime Time
As:
Cast
Role:
Hunk at the Dance
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Charlotte Caffey, Belinda Carlisle, Gina Schock, Kathy Valentine
A New Kind of Family (1979)
A New Kind of Family
As:
Cast
Role:
Tony Flanagan
Director:
Alan Myerson, Jeremiah Morris, James Burrows, Bob Claver, Herbert Kenwith
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Stoltz, Eileen Brennan, Lauri Hendler, David Hollander, Gwynne Gilford
Wild Bill (2019)
Wild Bill
TV-14
As:
Cast
Role:
Bill Hixon
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Beach Girls (2005)
Beach Girls
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Kilvert
Director:
Sandy Smolan, Paul Shapiro, Jeff Woolnough
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Cloris Leachman, Julia Ormond, Chris Carmack, Chelsea Hobbs
Salem's Lot (2004)
Salem's Lot
TV-14
As:
Cast
Role:
Ben Mears
Director:
Mikael Salomon
Genres:
Horror, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
James Cromwell, Donald Sutherland, Andre Braugher, Samantha Mathis, Robert Mammone
The Lowe Files (2017)
The Lowe Files
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Genres:
Reality-TV
Star Cast:
Edward Matthew Lowe, John Owen Lowe
First Degree (1995)
First Degree
R
As:
Cast
Role:
Det. Rick Mallory
Director:
Jeff Woolnough
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Leslie Hope, Tom McCamus, Joseph Griffin, Nadia Capone
Atomic Train (1999)
Atomic Train
PG-13
As:
Cast
Role:
John Seger
Director:
David Jackson, Dick Lowry
Genres:
Drama, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Kristin Davis, Mena Suvari, Esai Morales, John Finn
Crazy Six (1997)
Crazy Six
R
As:
Cast
Role:
a.k.a. Crazy Six Billie
Director:
Albert Pyun
Genres:
Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Burt Reynolds, Mario Van Peebles, Ice-T, Ivana Milicevic