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List of Rob Lowe Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Outsiders (1983)
56
4
The Outsiders
PG
56
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
3. Wayne's World (1992)
32
5
Wayne's World
PG-13
32
5

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
4. Contact (1997)
23
7
Contact
PG
23
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
5. Thank You for Smoking (2005)
14
5
Thank You for Smoking
R
14
5

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
6. Thursday's Child (1983)
10
1
Thursday's Child
10
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Sam Alden
Director:
David Lowell Rich
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Gena Rowlands, Jessica Walter, Tracey Gold, Don Murray
7. The Christmas Shoes (2002)
21
2
The Christmas Shoes
21
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Robert Layton
Director:
Andy Wolk
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Max Morrow, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Maria del Mar, Hugh Thompson
8. About Last Night... (1986)
33
6
About Last Night...
R
33
6

Danny and Debbie meet and find themselves attracted to each other. They begin dating but their disapproving and bitter friends cause problems in their relationship by giving terrible advice.

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)
30
4
Youngblood
R
30
4

Dean Youngblood is a young ice hockey player with exceptional skills, and he wants to make a name in the Canadian Junior Hockey circuit. However, problem arise when he meets Carl Racki, a thuggish player, who plays dirty and has injured his teammate and friend, Derek.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dean Youngblood
Director:
Peter Markle
Genres:
Sport, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Keanu Reeves, Patrick Swayze, Ed Lauter, Cynthia Gibb
12. Holiday in the Wild (2019)
22
1
Holiday in the Wild
TV-PG
22
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Derek
Director:
Ernie Barbarash
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Kristin Davis, Fezile Mpela, Colin Moss, John Owen Lowe
13. Masquerade (1988)
31
6
Masquerade
R
31
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Tim Whalen
Director:
Bob Swaim
Genres:
Romance, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Kim Cattrall, Meg Tilly, John Glover, Doug Savant
14. Class (1983)
18
4
Class
R
18
4

Class is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of a young naïve country boy named Jonathan who gets a scholarship at a classy school in the city. He soon starts having an affair with a beautiful woman, who is much older. She ends their relationship upon discovering that he is just 17. During the Christmas holidays, he visits the home of Skip, his friend, and he discovers that the woman he had an affair with, was none other than Skip’s mother.

As:
Cast
Role:
Skip
Director:
Lewis John Carlino
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
16. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
11
6
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
TV-14
11
6

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
17. Drew Peterson: Untouchable (2012)
15
1
Drew Peterson: Untouchable
TV-14
15
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Drew Peterson
Director:
Mikael Salomon
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kaley Cuoco, Catherine Dent, Cara Buono, William Mapother
18. The Invention of Lying (2009)
10
4
The Invention of Lying
PG-13
10
4

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
19. Frank & Jesse (1995)
14
1
Frank & Jesse
R
14
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Jesse James
Director:
Robert Boris
Genres:
Biography, Western
Star Cast:
Alexis Arquette, Bill Paxton, David Arquette, Randy Travis, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Maria Pitillo
20. Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
9
4
Austin Powers in Goldmember
TV-14
9
4

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
21. Oxford Blues (1984)
18
5
Oxford Blues
PG-13
18
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Nick De Angelo
Director:
Robert Boris
Genres:
Sport, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Ally Sheedy, Amanda Pays, Julian Firth, Julian Sands
22. Killing Kennedy (2013)
9
1
Killing Kennedy
PG-13
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
John F. Kennedy
Director:
Nelson McCormick
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Ginnifer Goodwin, Will Rothhaar, Jack Noseworthy, Casey Siemaszko
23. The Bad Seed (2018)
7
1
The Bad Seed
TV-14
7
1
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
David
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Thriller
25. Super Troopers 2 (2018)
6
4
Super Troopers 2
R
6
4

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:
26. The Specials (2000)
6
3
The Specials
R
6
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
27. Breakaway (2011)
11
5
Breakaway
PG-13
11
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Dan Winters
Director:
Robert Lieberman
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Anupam Kher, Camilla Belle, Russell Peters, Vinay Virmani
28. Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
11
2
Beautiful & Twisted
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Ben Novack Jr.
Director:
Christopher Zalla
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Candice Bergen, Paz Vega, Seychelle Gabriel, Jude Ciccolella
29. How to Be a Latin Lover (2017)
9
4
How to Be a Latin Lover
PG-13
9
4

Maximo made a career out of seducing rich older women. After twenty years of marriage, Maximo gets dumped by his 80 year-old wife, who settles with a young car salesman. Desperate to relive the luxurious life that he was used to, he hatches a scheme to seduce a widowed billionaire.

As:
Cast
Role:
Rick
Director:
Ken Marino
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Cera, Linda Lavin, Raquel Welch, Salma Hayek, Kristen Bell, Eugenio Derbez, Raphael Alejandro
31. Monster Trucks (2016)
8
6
Monster Trucks
PG
8
6

Monster Trucks is a monster action comedy film which tells the story of a high –school student, whose life takes a turn, when he finds that an escaped monster has been living in his truck. The creature manages to escape before he has a chance to inform the authorities about it.

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
34. Sex Tape (2014)
11
4
Sex Tape
R
11
4

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:
36. Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming (2007)
7
1
Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Ted Cogan
Director:
Ernie Barbarash
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Marnie McPhail, Shawn Roberts, Ben Lewis, Tatiana Maslany
37. The Christmas Blessing (2005)
18
0
The Christmas Blessing
TV-G
18
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Karen Arthur
Genres:
Drama, Family, Romance
Star Cast:
Neil Patrick Harris, Blake Shelton, Angus T. Jones, Rebecca Gayheart, Shaun Johnston
38. The Pro (2014)
4
1
The Pro
4
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Ben Bertrahm
Director:
Todd Holland
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rosa Salazar, Kevin Nealon, Janet Varney, Rebecca Romijn, Andrea Savage
39. Fox Hunt (1996)
7
4
Fox Hunt
7
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Berns
Genres:
Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gary Coleman, George Lazenby, Timothy Bottoms, Lewis Arquette
40. Square Dance (1987)
8
2
Square Dance
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rory
Director:
Daniel Petrie
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Trace Adkins, Winona Ryder, Jason Robards, Jane Alexander, Deborah Richter
41. Perfect Strangers (2004)
6
1
Perfect Strangers
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Lloyd Rockwell
Director:
Robin Sheppard
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Khandi Alexander, Anna Friel, Sarah Alexander, Jennifer Baxter
42. Outrage (1998)
8
1
Outrage
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Casey
Director:
Robert Allan Ackerman
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Jennifer Grey, Eric Michael Cole, Kathryn Harrold, Shane Meier
43. Prosecuting Casey Anthony (2013)
7
1
Prosecuting Casey Anthony
TV-PG
7
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Jeff Ashton
Director:
Peter Werner
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Mitchell, Kevin Dunn, Oscar Nuñez, Marisa Ramirez
44. A Perfect Day (2006)
14
2
A Perfect Day
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rob Harlan
Director:
Peter Levin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Christopher Lloyd, Frances Conroy, Paget Brewster, Jude Ciccolella
45. Framed (2002)
9
1
Framed
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Mike Santini
Director:
Daniel Petrie Jr
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Sam Neill, Dorian Harewood, Alicia Coppola, Peter MacNeill
46. Too Late to Say Goodbye (2009)
14
1
Too Late to Say Goodbye
14
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Bart Corbin
Director:
Norma Bailey
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lauren Holly, Yannick Bisson, Michelle Hurd, Stefanie von Pfetten
47. Pocket Listing (2015)
12
1
Pocket Listing
R
12
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Conor Allyn
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Burt Reynolds, Ken Davitian, Caitlin Gerard, James Jurdi
48. Winding Roads (1999)
6
5
Winding Roads
6
5
As:
Cast
Director:
Theodore Melfi
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Weatherly, Adam Scott, James Marsters, Katrina Holden Bronson
49. If the Shoe Fits (1990)
10
2
If the Shoe Fits
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Francesco Salvitore
Director:
Tom Clegg
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jennifer Grey, Andréa Ferréol, Élisabeth Vitali, Rebecca Potok
50. For Hire (1998)
7
5
For Hire
R
7
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Mitch Lawrence
Director:
Jean Pellerin
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Joe Mantegna, Bronwen Booth, Charles Edwin Powell, Steve Adams
51. Midnight Man (1997)
5
2
Midnight Man
R
5
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sean Dillon
Director:
Lawrence Gordon Clark
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Kenneth Cranham, Deborah Moore, Hannes Jaenicke, Daphne Cheung
52. Living in Peril (1997)
9
5
Living in Peril
R
9
5
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
53. The Finest Hour (1992)
13
2
The Finest Hour
R
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lawrence Hammer
Director:
Shimon Dotan
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Gale Hansen, Tracy Griffith, Eb Lottimer, Baruch Dror
54. Proximity (2001)
7
4
Proximity
R
7
4
As:
Cast
Role:
William Conroy
Director:
Scott Ziehl
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Jonathan Banks, James Coburn, Joe Santos, Kelly Rowan
55. Dead Silent (1999)
6
3
Dead Silent
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Kevin Finney
Director:
Roger Cardinal
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Catherine Mary Stewart, Arlen Aguayo-Stewart, Larry Day, Sean Devine
56. On Dangerous Ground (1996)
6
0
On Dangerous Ground
R
6
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Sean Dillon
Director:
Lawrence Gordon Clark
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Kenneth Cranham, Jürgen Prochnow, Deborah Moore, Ingeborga Dapkunaite
57. Jane Doe (2001)
7
2
Jane Doe
7
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Kevin Alyn Elders
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Teri Hatcher, David Hemblen, Mark Caven, Trevor Blumas
58. Illegally Yours (1988)
11
2
Illegally Yours
PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Richard Dice
Director:
Peter Bogdanovich
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Colleen Camp, Kenneth Mars, Marshall Colt, Kim Myers
59. Hostile Intent (1997)
5
3
Hostile Intent
R
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Cleary
Director:
Jonathan Heap
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Saul Rubinek, John Savage, Sofia Shinas, James Kidnie
60. One Hell of a Guy (1998)
5
3
One Hell of a Guy
PG-13
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Nick
Director:
James David Pasternak
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Michael York, Sandra Bernhard, Bruce Weitz, Alexandra Powers
61. Under Pressure (2000)
3
4
Under Pressure
R
3
4
As:
Cast
Role:
John Spencer
Director:
Jean Pellerin
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Craig Wasson, Larisa Miller, Harry Van Gorkum, Scott Anthony Viscomi

TV Shows

You, Me and the Apocalypse
You, Me and the Apocalypse
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Engler, Saul Metzstein, Tim Kirkby
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jenna Fischer, Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally, Mathew Baynton, Joel Fry, Gaia Scodellaro
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
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, Melissa Sue Anderson, Eileen Brennan, Lauri Hendler, David Hollander, Gwynne Gilford
Wild Bill
Wild Bill
TV-14
As:
Cast
Role:
Bill Hixon
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Beach Girls
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
The Lowe Files
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
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
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us
As:
Cast, Narrator
Role:
 Narrator / ... 6 episodes, 2013
Director:
Jonathan Rudd
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Tom Brokaw, Kurt Andersen, David Sirota, Jay Winik

Director

Desert's Edge (1997)
5
2
Desert's Edge
5
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Rob Lowe
Genres:
Short, Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Matt Frewer, Jay Thomas, Poppy Montgomery, Angela Alvarado, Diana Bellamy
The Bad Seed (2018)
7
1
The Bad Seed
TV-14
7
1
As:
Cast, Director
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Thriller

Narrator/Dubbing

WWII in HD: The Air War (2010)
WWII in HD: The Air War
As:
Cast, Narrator
Role:
Self - Narrator (voice)
Director:
Sammy Jackson
Genres:
History, War, Documentary
Star Cast:
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us
As:
Cast, Narrator
Role:
 Narrator / ... 6 episodes, 2013
Director:
Jonathan Rudd
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Tom Brokaw, Kurt Andersen, David Sirota, Jay Winik

Animation Movies

The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar (2015)
The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar
As:
Cast, Voiceover
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

Special appearance/Cameo

The Interview (2014)
The Interview
R

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, uncredited
Role:
Rob Lowe (uncredited)
Director:
Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen
Genres:
Comedy
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
TV-14

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, uncredited
Role:
Decapitated Henchman's Friend (uncredited)
Director:
Jay Roach
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy
Tommy Boy (1995)
Tommy Boy
PG-13

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, uncredited
Role:
Paul Barish (uncredited)
Director:
Peter Segal
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Mulholland Falls
R

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, uncredited
Role:
Hoodlum (uncredited)
Director:
Lee Tamahori
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Mystery, Drama