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List of Ron Howard Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
50
12
A Beautiful Mind
PG-13
50
12

The biographical movie, partly inspired by Sylvia Nasar’s book, depicts the life of the mathematician and Nobel Laureate, John Nash. Early in his career, he achieves success with his remarkable discovery. However, he soon begins to develop paranoid schizophrenia and goes through years of struggle before he eventually manages to succeed and win the Nobel Prize. 

Directed By:
Ron Howard
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Picture, Academy Award for Best Director
2. Rush (2013)
28
8
Rush
R
28
8

The Formula 1 races of the 1970s spawned a rivalry so great that it had to be made into a movie. Rush is based on the life and enmity between racers James Hunt and Niki Lauda, who are fierce rivals in the racing arena, but this very fact pushes them to give their best to the sport.

Starring:
Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde, Natalie Dormer, Daniel Brühl, Alexandra Maria Lara, Pierfrancesco Favino
Directed By:
Ron Howard
3. Cinderella Man (2005)
17
5
Cinderella Man
PG-13
17
5

This biographical film depicts the rags-to-riches story of boxer James J. Braddock who was forced to give up boxing and take a menial job to survive after fracturing his hand amidst the Great Depression. However, given another opportunity, he stages a major comeback and becomes a symbol of hope by claiming the Heavyweight Championship title.

Starring:
Renee Zellweger, Paul Giamatti, Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Paddy Considine, Craig Bierko
Directed By:
Ron Howard
4. Thirteen Lives (2022)
14
4
Thirteen Lives
UA 16+
14
4

Based on real events, Thirteen Lives is a survival film which revolves around a group of young boys and their coach, who get trapped in underground caves in Northern Thailand, that are being flooded. Meanwhile, the Royal Thai Navy SEALs are assigned to search for them, but the search seems to be too difficult. Eventually, they are forced to take help from the British Cave Rescue Council.

5. The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years (2016)
10
4
The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years
10
4

This documentary film revolves around the early years of the British rock band The Beatles, from their club dates in Liverpool, to their concert tours across Europe and the rest of the world including San Francisco in 1966.

Starring:
The Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr
Directed By:
Ron Howard
Awards:
Grammy Award for Best Music Film
6. Apollo 13 (1995)
25
6
Apollo 13
PG
25
6

The movie, based on the aborted 1970 Apollo 13 lunar mission, follows Jim Lovell and his team as they prepare to fly Apollo 13, NASA's third lunar landing mission. After the launch everything is fine, until an explosion in one of the oxygen tanks puts the lives of the astronauts at risk. Back at NASA, Kranz, John Aaron and Ken Mattingly struggle to bring back the astronauts safely.

Starring:
Directed By:
Ron Howard
7. Frost/Nixon (2008)
14
4
Frost/Nixon
R
14
4

Based on Peter Morgan’s play, the film focuses on the British talk show host David Frost’s interview of President Richard Nixon in 1977, three years after the latter had to leave his post due the Watergate scandal of 1972. What follows is an honest telling of truth which surprises everyone around.

Starring:
Directed By:
Ron Howard
8. Pavarotti (2019)
14
6
Pavarotti
PG-13
14
6
9. Willow (1988)
14
6
Willow
PG
14
6

As per a prophecy, the end of the vicious Queen-sorceress Bavmorda will be brought about by Elora Danan. The girl is secretly taken out of the castle prison soon after her birth and ends up with Willow Ufgood, a dwarf farmer and magician. But when the safety of the villagers is threatened, Willow undertakes a treacherous journey so that Elora can meet her people and fulfil her destiny.

Starring:
Val Edward Kilmer, Kevin Pollak, Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davis, Jean Marsh, Patricia Hayes
Directed By:
Ron Howard
10. Skyward (1980)
7
5
Skyward
7
5
Starring:
Bette Davis, Marion Ross, Howard Hesseman, Clu Gulager, Ben Marley
Directed By:
Ron Howard
11. Parenthood (1989)
11
5
Parenthood
PG-13
11
5

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. 

Starring:
Keanu Reeves, Rick Moranis, Mary Steenburgen, Joaquin Phoenix, Dianne Wiest, Steve Martin, Bryce Dallas Howard
Directed By:
Ron Howard
12. Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
20
9
Solo: A Star Wars Story
PG-13
20
9

The movie follows the first adventure of the charismatic character of Han Solo from the Star Wars franchise. With the aide of Chewbacca and a young Lando Calrissian, Han must find a way to stop the criminals Dryden Vos, Beckett, and come to terms with his friend and romantic interest Qi'ra’s betrayal. 

Starring:
Emilia Clarke, Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, Jon Favreau, Thandie Newton, Woody Harrelson, Paul Bettany
Directed By:
Ron Howard
13. In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
13
7
In the Heart of the Sea
PG-13
13
7

In 1820, Captain George Pollard sails with his crew onboard the whaling ship Essex, but it is sunk by an apparently vengeful gigantic whale that continues to chase the survivors who are driven to drastic extremes to outlast a rescue attempt. Thirty years later, Herman Melville visits the last surviving crew member for the story of his novel Moby-Dick.

Starring:
Cillian Murphy, Ben Whishaw, Brendan Gleeson, Charlotte Riley, Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker
Directed By:
Ron Howard
14. Angels & Demons (2009)
19
10
Angels & Demons
PG-13
19
10

Based on Dan Brown’s best-selling novel ‘Angels & Demons’, the movie sees the return of Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon. The story follows him to Rome where he uncovers a secret conspiracy to murder the Pope and the truth behind the resurgence of the ancient brotherhood of the Illuminati. 

Starring:
Ewan McGregor, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Ayelet Zurer, Tom Hanks, Stellan Skarsgård, Pierfrancesco Favino
Directed By:
Ron Howard
15. Ransom (1996)
14
7
Ransom
R
14
7

When the son of multi-millionaires Tom and Kate Mullen is kidnapped, Tom decides to turn the ransom into a bounty for anyone who helps them nail the kidnappers. Unfortunately, a corrupt police detective stands in his way to rescuing his son Sean. 

Starring:
Mel Gibson, Donnie Wahlberg, Rene Russo, Liev Schreiber, Gary Sinise, Delroy Lindo
Directed By:
Ron Howard
16. Backdraft (1991)
13
5
Backdraft
R
13
5

Backdraft is an American action thriller which tells the story of two brothers who work as firefighters, but don’t get along with each other. However, when they discover that a dangerous arsonist is on the loose, they work together to bring him down. 

Starring:
Kurt Russell, Robert De Niro, Donald Sutherland, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rebecca De Mornay, James Thomas Patrick Walsh, William Baldwin
Directed By:
Ron Howard
17. Cocoon (1985)
15
4
Cocoon
PG-13
15
4

The Oscar-winning film follows a group of elders from a retirement home, who secretly use the swimming pool of nearby unused house. They are not aware that the house is rented by aliens living as humans and have stored the cocoons containing their people in the pool which imparted a special quality to water making the seniors feel invigorated with youthful energy.

Starring:
Brian Dennehy, Jessica Tandy, Hume Cronyn, Don Ameche, Maureen Stapleton
Directed By:
Ron Howard
18. The Da Vinci Code (2006)
28
11
The Da Vinci Code
PG-13
28
11

A mystery thriller that explores the events that unfold after a Harvard University professor is suspected of a grisly and unusual murder, The Da Vinci Code is a fast-paced drama with a surprise ending. The film is considered controversial. 

Starring:
Jean Reno, Ian McKellen, Alfred Molina, Audrey Tautou, Tom Hanks, Paul Bettany
Directed By:
Ron Howard
19. Far and Away (1992)
13
5
Far and Away
PG-13
13
5

Irish tenant farmer, Joseph Donnelly, who tries to seek justice from his oppressive landlord, finds himself accompanying landlord’s disgruntled daughter Shannon as they travel to the US to acquire land of their dreams. Joseph starts earning as a bare-fisted boxer, but they fall on hard times and subsequently, face separation. After an arduous journey of ups-and-downs they succeed in realizing their dreams.

Starring:
Nicole Kidman, Tom Cruise, Thomas Gibson, Jared Harris, Brendan Gleeson, Robert Prosky, Barbara Babcock
Directed By:
Ron Howard
20. The Paper (1994)
7
4
The Paper
R
7
4

Henry is an editor working for a tabloid. His job keeps him extremely busy, which is why he is unable to spend any time with his wife. He soon decides to change his job, but is forced to question his decision, when a gripping story comes his way.

Starring:
Marisa Tomei, Gary Dourdan, Glenn Close, Robert Duvall, Randy Quaid, Jason Alexander, Michael Keaton
Directed By:
Ron Howard
21. The Missing (2003)
9
4
The Missing
R
9
4

In 1885, single mother Maggie Gilkeson looks after her two daughters and ranch in New Mexico. When her teenage daughter Lily gets kidnapped by Apache shaman, she unwillingly takes help of her estranged father in finding her daughter. But they must get over the past and work as a team to recover Lily before she is compelled into prostitution across the border. 

Starring:
Tommy Lee Jones, Cate Blanchett, Elisabeth Moss, Aaron Eckhart, Evan Rachel Wood, Val Edward Kilmer, Jenna Boyd
Directed By:
Ron Howard
22. Night Shift (1982)
9
3
Night Shift
R
9
3

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.

Starring:
Michael Keaton, Kevin Costner, Shannen Doherty, Richard Belzer, Henry Winkler, Pat Corley, Shelley Long
Directed By:
Ron Howard
23. Splash (1984)
13
6
Splash
PG
13
6

A small boy meets a mermaid when he falls into the sea at Cape Cod. Although he is quickly pulled up, the memory lingers, jeopardizing all his later relationships. Twenty years later, he once again falls into the sea and becomes unconscious. Waking up on the beach, he sees a beautiful naked woman, who kisses him and then dives into the sea.  

Starring:
John Candy, Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy, Tom Hanks, Dody Goodman
Directed By:
Ron Howard
24. Gung Ho (1986)
6
4
Gung Ho
PG-13
6
4

Complications arise after a Japanese car company buys an American plant, as there is a clash between the management and the workers.

Starring:
Michael Keaton, Mimi Rogers, George Wendt, John Turturro, Gedde Watanabe
Directed By:
Ron Howard
25. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
19
8
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
PG
19
8

The live-action adaptation of Dr. Seuss' beloved children’s tale follows the Grinch who decides to ruin Christmas for the citizens of Whoville because of humiliation suffered at the hands of its Mayor. However, Martha May Whovier and Cindy Lou Who help him discover the true meaning of Christmas and redeem him. 

Starring:
Jim Carrey, Anthony Hopkins, Taylor Momsen, Christine Baranski, Molly Shannon, Jeffrey Tambor, Deep Roy
Directed By:
Ron Howard
26. Inferno (2016)
16
7
Inferno
PG-13
16
7

Robert Langdon wakes up with amnesia in an Italian hospital and is helped by attending doctor Sienna Brooks to escape following an assassination attempt. They soon learn about eccentric billionaire Bertrand Zobrist's deadly plot to reduce global population by releasing a superweapon and must race against time to piece together clues based on Dante's Inferno.

Starring:
Felicity Jones, Irrfan Khan, Ben Foster, Omar Sy, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Tom Hanks
Directed By:
Ron Howard
27. Cotton Candy (1978)
6
3
Cotton Candy
6
3
Starring:
Clint Howard, Manuel Padilla Jr., Charles Martin Smith, Leslie King, Kevin Lee Miller
Directed By:
Ron Howard
28. Edtv (1999)
9
5
Edtv
PG-13
9
5

When a television channel decides to telecast the daily life of an ordinary person they choose a video store clerk and begin filming his life 24X7.  Very soon, the show becomes very popular and he becomes a celebrity. But it also invites complications in his life and he starts looking for ways to quit the show without breaching his contract. 

Starring:
Matthew McConaughey, Ellen DeGeneres, RuPaul, Greg Sestero, Jay Leno, Martin Landau, Elizabeth Hurley
Directed By:
Ron Howard
29. The Time Crystal (1981)
4
3
The Time Crystal
4
3
Starring:
Hans Conried, Betty Beaird, Vic Tayback, Olivia Barash, Chris Barnes
Directed By:
Ron Howard
30. Grand Theft Auto (1977)
6
4
Grand Theft Auto
PG
6
4
Starring:
Garry Marshall, Marion Ross, Rance Howard, Nancy Morgan
Directed By:
Ron Howard
31. The Dilemma (2011)
9
5
The Dilemma
PG-13
9
5

This black comedy film revolves around two business partners who are also friends since childhood. After one of them discovers that the other’s wife’s is having an affair, things turn nasty between them. 

Starring:
Kevin James, Vince Vaughn, Talulah Riley, Channing Tatum, Queen Latifah, Winona Ryder, Jennifer Connelly
Directed By:
Ron Howard
32. Old Paint (1969)
5
4
Old Paint
5
4
Starring:
Rance Howard, Clint Howard, Cheryl Howard, Jean Speegle Howard, Bill Conklin
Directed By:
Ron Howard
33. Deed of Daring-Do (1969)
4
4
Deed of Daring-Do
4
4
Starring:
Rance Howard, Clint Howard, Cheryl Howard
Directed By:
Ron Howard
34. Made in America (2013)
5
4
Made in America
5
4
Starring:
Jill Scott, Janelle Monáe, Kanye West, Eddie Vedder, Rita Ora
Directed By:
Ron Howard
35. Cards, Cads, Guns, Gore and Death (1969)
3
3
Cards, Cads, Guns, Gore and Death
3
3
Starring:
Clint Howard
Directed By:
Ron Howard
36. Take Five (1987)
2
3
Take Five
2
3
Directed By:
Ron Howard
37. Little Shots (1983)
2
3
Little Shots
2
3
Starring:
Soleil Moon Frye, Jennifer Edwards, Jeff Cohen, Kevin Berlat, Erin Nicole Brown
Directed By:
Ron Howard

Movies (Actor)

1. The Music Man (1962)
24
6
The Music Man
G
24
6

The Music Man is a comedy drama musical film which tells the story of a traveling con artist named Harold Hill, who comes to a Midwestern town by posing as a boys’ band leader. His intention behind posing as the leader of the boys’ band is to raise money and scam the people, but things don’t go as expected.  

Starring:
Mary Wickes, Robert Preston, Buddy Hackett, Paul Ford
Directed By:
Morton DaCosta
2. The Migrants (1974)
10
3
The Migrants
10
3
Role:
Lyle Barlow
Starring:
Sissy Spacek, Cindy Williams, Cloris Leachman, Ed Lauter
Directed By:
Tom Gries
3. The Shootist (1976)
27
8
The Shootist
PG
27
8

JB Brooks is a gunslinger who is on his deathbed. He wishes to die peacefully and with dignity. He is advised to stay in a boarding house, but problem ensues as his enemies are still lurking and seeking to put an end to his life.  

Role:
Gillom Rogers
Starring:
James Stewart, John Wayne, John Carradine, Melody Thomas Scott, Scatman Crothers, Lauren Bacall, Richard Boone
Directed By:
Don Siegel
4. The Death and Return of Superman (2011)
9
3
The Death and Return of Superman
9
3
Starring:
Jennette McCurdy, Sarah Shahi, Mandy Moore, Matthew Mercer, Elijah Wood, Simon Pegg, Elizabeth Gillies
Directed By:
Max Landis
5. American Graffiti (1973)
74
25
American Graffiti
PG
74
25

A group of recent high school graduates spend the last evening of 1962 summer vacation cruising along their small Californian town, before their grown-up lives begin. As a mysterious DJ’s rock-n-roll tunes set the background, and a series of crazy encounters get the fun rolling, four friends contemplate their relationships, their futures, and come to the decisions that may change their lives. 

Role:
Steve (as Ronny Howard)
Starring:
Harrison Ford, Richard Dreyfuss, Cindy Williams, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith
Directed By:
6. Bitter Harvest (1981)
7
3
Bitter Harvest
7
3
Role:
Ned De Vries
Starring:
Art Carney, Barry Corbin, Tarah Nutter, David Knell
Directed By:
Roger Young
7. The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963)
9
4
The Courtship of Eddie's Father
9
4
Starring:
Glenn Ford, Dina Merrill, Shirley Jones, Stella Stevens
Directed By:
8. The Journey (1959)
8
4
The Journey
8
4
Starring:
Yul Brynner, Deborah Kerr, Jason Robards, Robert Morley
Directed By:
Anatole Litvak
9. Smoke (1970)
6
3
Smoke
6
3
Role:
Chris (as Ronny Howard)
Starring:
Andy Devine, Earl Holliman, Shug Fisher, Pamelyn Ferdin
Directed By:
Vincent McEveety
10. Fire on the Mountain (1981)
6
3
Fire on the Mountain
6
3
Role:
Lee Mackie
Starring:
Buddy Ebsen, Ed Brodow, Julie Carmen, Rossie Harris
Directed By:
Donald Wrye
11. The Spikes Gang (1974)
7
4
The Spikes Gang
PG
7
4

Three teenagers – Will, Les and Tod – help an injured bank robber - Harry Spikes – hide from police and also tend to his wounds. Later, the boys decide to turn their mundane life into more adventurous one and flee from their homes to become outlaws themselves. After an unsuccessful robbery attempt, they take Spikes as their leader to learn the trade.

Role:
Les
Starring:
Lee Marvin, Charles Martin Smith, Arthur Hunnicutt, Gary Grimes
Directed By:
Richard Fleischer
12. The Wild Country (1970)
6
4
The Wild Country
G
6
4
Role:
Virgil Tanner (as Ronny Howard)
Starring:
Dub Taylor, Vera Miles, Steve Forrest, Clint Howard
Directed By:
Robert Totten
13. I'm a Fool (1977)
6
4
I'm a Fool
6
4
Role:
Andy
Starring:
Amy Irving, Henry Fonda, Otis Calef, Santiago González
Directed By:
Noel Black
14. Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie (2016)
7
6
Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie
7
6
Role:
Ron Howard
Starring:
Johnny Depp, Patton Oswalt, Christopher Lloyd, Stephen Merchant, Alfred Molina, Robert Morse
Directed By:
Jeremy Konner
15. Happy Mother's Day, Love George (1973)
5
4
Happy Mother's Day, Love George
PG
5
4

A teenager who was adopted, decides to find his biological parents. His search for his roots takes him to a village in New England, but he soon learns that the place has seen a significant number of mysterious disappearances.

Role:
Johnny Hanson
Starring:
Cloris Leachman, Bobby Darin, Patricia Neal, Tessa Dahl
Directed By:
Darren McGavin
16. Five Minutes to Live (1961)
5
4
Five Minutes to Live
TV-PG
5
4
Starring:
Donald Woods, Pamela Mason, Midge Ware, Johnny Cash
Directed By:
Bill Karn
17. Huckleberry Finn (1975)
6
4
Huckleberry Finn
PG
6
4
Role:
Huckleberry Finn
Starring:
Royal Dano, Jack Elam, Antonio Fargas, Don Most
Directed By:
Robert Totten
18. Eat My Dust (1976)
6
4
Eat My Dust
PG
6
4

This action film tells the story of Howard, the rebellious son of a small town sheriff, who steals the race car of a professional racing driver, and how the sheriff attempts to retrieve it. 

Role:
Hoover Niebold
Starring:
Clint Howard, Christopher Norris, Brad David, Kathy O'Dare
Directed By:
Charles B. Griffith
19. Grand Theft Auto (1977)
6
5
Grand Theft Auto
PG
6
5
Role:
Sam Freeman
Starring:
Garry Marshall, Marion Ross, Rance Howard, Nancy Morgan
Directed By:
Ron Howard
20. More American Graffiti (1979)
8
6
More American Graffiti
PG
8
6
Role:
Steve Bolander
Starring:
Cindy Williams, Harrison Ford, Candy Clark, Bo Hopkins, Paul Le Mat
Directed By:
Bill Norton
21. Act of Love (1980)
4
4
Act of Love
4
4
Role:
Leon Cybulkowski
Starring:
Mickey Rourke, Robert Foxworth, David Spielberg, Jacqueline Brookes
Directed By:
Jud Taylor
22. Locusts (1974)
4
4
Locusts
4
4
Role:
Donny Fletcher
Starring:
Ben Johnson, Lisa Gerritsen, Katherine Helmond, Belinda Balaski
Directed By:
Richard T. Heffron
23. Village of the Giants (1965)
3
5
Village of the Giants
3
5
Starring:
Johnny Crawford, Tommy Kirk, Beau Bridges, Joy Harmon
Directed By:
Bert I. Gordon
24. Return to Mayberry (1986)
10
3
Return to Mayberry
10
3
Role:
Opie Taylor
Starring:
Don Knotts, Andy Griffith, Denver Pyle, Jim Nabors, Aneta Corsaut
Directed By:
Bob Sweeney
25. Welcome to Hollywood (1998)
5
5
Welcome to Hollywood
R
5
5
Starring:
Sandra Bullock, Angie Everhart, Tom Arnold, David Hasselhoff, Carmen Electra, Kelly Preston, Joel Schumacher
Directed By:
Tony Markes, Adam Rifkin

TV Shows

The Twilight Zone
45
4
The Twilight Zone
TV-PG
45
4
Starring:
Buster Keaton, George Takei, Donald Pleasence, Sterling Holloway, Leonard Nimoy, James Doohan, Burt Reynolds
Directed By:
John Brahm, Douglas Heyes, Buzz Kulik, Lamont Johnson, Richard L. Bare
Arrested Development
131
19
Arrested Development
TV-PG
131
19
Starring:
Ben Stiller, Portia de Rossi, John Slattery, Carl Weathers, Liza Minnelli, Bob Odenkirk, Christine Taylor
Directed By:
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series
This Is Us
63
9
This Is Us
TV-14
63
9
Starring:
Katey Sagal, Debra Jo Rupp, Milana Vayntrub, Alexandra Breckenridge, Seth Meyers, Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore
The Great Adventure
9
1
The Great Adventure
9
1
Starring:
Claude Akins, Jack Klugman, Katharine Ross, Sorrell Booke, Diane Ladd, Lloyd Bridges, Ossie Davis
Directed By:
Philip Leacock, Paul Stanley, Buzz Kulik, Bernard Girard, Joseph Sargent
From the Earth to the Moon
14
2
From the Earth to the Moon
TV-14
14
2
Starring:
Mark Harmon, Adam Baldwin, Sally Field, Gary Cole, Ann Cusack, Bryan Cranston, Blythe Danner
Directed By:
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries
Playhouse 90
9
2
Playhouse 90
9
2
Starring:
Zsa Zsa Gabor, Anne Bancroft, Mickey Rooney, Warren Beatty, Elizabeth Montgomery, Errol Flynn, Vincent Price
Directed By:
John Frankenheimer, Franklin J. Schaffner, Ralph Nelson, Vincent J. Donehue, Arthur Hiller
M*A*S*H
33
6
M*A*S*H
TV-PG
33
6
Starring:
Alan Alda, Teri Garr, William Christopher, Mako Iwamatsu, Leslie Nielsen, James Cromwell, Patrick Swayze
Directed By:
The Andy Griffith Show
19
3
The Andy Griffith Show
TV-G
19
3
Role:
Opie Taylor (224 episodes, 1960-1968)
Starring:
George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Jack Nicholson, Rob Reiner, Gavin MacLeod, Barbara Eden, Bob Denver, Elinor Donahue
Directed By:
Bob Sweeney, Lee Philips, Alan Rafkin, Coby Ruskin, Don Weis
Disneyland
10
2
Disneyland
10
2
Starring:
Rae Dawn Chong, Andrea Barber, Walt Disney, Fran Drescher, Nick Nolte, Wayne Rogers, Kate Mulgrew
Genius
15
3
Genius
TV-14
15
3
Starring:
Antonio Banderas, Emily Watson, Robert Sheehan, Adam Garcia, Clémence Poésy, David Dencik, Iddo Goldberg
Directed By:
Ron Howard
Sports Night
12
2
Sports Night
12
2
Starring:
Tom Cavanagh, Alanna Ubach, Peter Krause, Aaron Sorkin, Cress Williams, William H. Macy, Clark Gregg
Directed By:
Frasier
41
9
Frasier
TV-PG
41
9
Starring:
James Spader, Bridgette Wilson, Mike Judge, Patrick Stewart, Laura Linney, Rhea Perlman, Jill Clayburgh
Directed By:
Parenthood
22
5
Parenthood
TV-PG
22
5
Starring:
Jason Ritter, Rosa Salazar, Alisha Boe, Madison Pettis, Ray Romano, Michael B. Jordan, Monica Potter
Directed By:
Lawrence Trilling, Patrick R. Norris, Michael Weaver, Allison Liddi-Brown, Ken Whittingham
The Red Skelton Show
10
2
The Red Skelton Show
TV-G
10
2
Starring:
Liberace, Sessue Hayakawa, Connie Stevens, Dorothy McGuire, Tina Louise, Vivian Vance, Jane Wyman
Directed By:
Seymour Berns, Bill Hobin, John Gaunt, Terry Kyne, Martin Rackin
Hennesey
9
2
Hennesey
9
2
Starring:
Charles Bronson, Jackie Cooper, Bert Convy, Don Rickles, Mickey Rooney, James Franciscus, Bobby Darin
Directed By:
The Fugitive
12
2
The Fugitive
12
2
Starring:
Celeste Holm, Tom Skerritt, Harry Dean Stanton, Jack Lord, Gus Trikonis, Kurt Russell, Donald Pleasence
Directed By:
Cheyenne
11
2
Cheyenne
11
2
Starring:
James Garner, Slim Pickens, Angie Dickinson, Edd Byrnes, James Coburn, Lorne Greene, Michael Landon
Directed By:
Richard L. Bare, Leslie H. Martinson, Lee Sholem, Robert Sparr, George Waggner
The Eleventh Hour
8
2
The Eleventh Hour
8
2
Starring:
Walter Matthau, Richard Chamberlain, Robert Wagner, Julie London, Jean Stapleton, George C. Scott, Katy Jurado
Directed By:
Jack Arnold, Richard Donner, Paul Nickell, Don Medford
The New Breed
8
2
The New Breed
8
2
Starring:
Telly Savalas, Sydney Pollack, Robert Redford, Peter Fonda, Eddie Albert, Bea Benaderet, Charles Bronson
Directed By:
Walter Grauman, Joseph Pevney, Allen H. Miner
Gunsmoke
14
3
Gunsmoke
TV-PG
14
3
Starring:
William Gary Busey, Robert Urich, Leif Garrett, Susan Olsen, Rory Calhoun, Karen Grassle, Jon Voight
Directed By:
Five Fingers
8
2
Five Fingers
8
2
Starring:
Peter Lorre, Eva Gabor, Luciana Paluzzi, John Banner, Arlene Francis, Alan Young, Sterling Holloway
The Monroes
9
2
The Monroes
9
2
Starring:
James Brolin, James Whitmore, Claude Akins, Michael Anderson Jr., Barbara Hershey, Keith Schultz, Kevin Schultz
Directed By:
James B. Clark, Norman Foster, Robert L. Friend, Tom Gries, Larry Peerce
Judd for the Defense
8
2
Judd for the Defense
8
2
Starring:
Carrie Snodgress, Charles Grodin, Bonnie Bedelia, Cicely Tyson, Sam Elliott, Tom Selleck, James Franciscus
Directed By:
Larry Peerce, Leo Penn, John Llewellyn Moxey, Alex March, George McCowan
Valentine's Day
8
2
Valentine's Day
8
2
Starring:
Alice Ghostley, Paulette Goddard, Mary Ann Mobley, Milton Berle, Dawn Wells, Jeanne Crain, James Brolin
Directed By:
Barry Shear, George Marshall, Leslie Goodwins, Christian Nyby, Alan Rafkin
The Inside
8
2
The Inside
TV-14
8
2
Starring:
Adam Baldwin, Jennette McCurdy, Rachel Nichols, Nelsan Ellis, Michelle Forbes, Katie Finneran
Directed By:
Kevin Hooks, Dwight H. Little, Allan Kroeker
Route 66
10
2
Route 66
10
2
Starring:
Veronica Cartwright, Tom Bosley, Inger Stevens, Peter Graves, Joan Crawford, Rod Steiger, Buster Keaton
Directed By:
The DuPont Show with June Allyson
9
2
The DuPont Show with June Allyson
9
2
Starring:
James Franciscus, Irene Dunne, Anne Baxter, Don Rickles, Ann Sothern, Keenan Wynn, Ginger Rogers
Directed By:
Don Taylor, Paul Henreid, Robert Butler, Richard Dunlap, James Neilson
Wonderland
8
2
Wonderland
8
2
Starring:
Erik Per Sullivan, Michael Jai White, Ted Levine, Martin Donovan, Michelle Forbes, Ken Leung
Insight
7
2
Insight
7
2
Starring:
Martin Sheen, John Forsythe, Dick Van Patten, Melissa Sue Anderson, Werner Klemperer, Paul Sorvino, Meredith Baxter
Directed By:
Richard C. Bennett, Paul Stanley, Hal Cooper, Ralph Senensky, Michael Ray Rhodes
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
9
3
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
9
3
Starring:
Ryan O'Neal, Mel Blanc, Don Knotts, Bea Benaderet, Bob Denver, Warren Beatty, John Banner
Directed By:
Guy Scarpitta, Stanley Z. Cherry, Robert Gordon, Rod Amateau, Tom Montgomery
The Waltons
11
3
The Waltons
TV-G
11
3
Starring:
John Ritter, Todd Bridges, Eric Stoltz, Gloria Stuart, Jonathan Banks, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Mary Wickes
Directed By:
Harry Harris, Philip Leacock, Ralph Waite, Lawrence Dobkin, Gwen Arner
The Big Valley
11
3
The Big Valley
11
3
Starring:
Lee Majors, Barbara Stanwyck, Olivia de Havilland, Linda Evans, Bobby Troup, Eve Plumb, Adam West
Directed By:
Virgil W. Vogel, Bernard McEveety, Paul Henreid, Arnold Laven, Joe Mazzuca
Breakthrough
7
2
Breakthrough
7
2
Starring:
Angela Bassett, Mike Colter, Sheila Vand, Steven Austad, Nir Barzilai
Directed By:
The F.B.I.
8
3
The F.B.I.
8
3
Starring:
Peggy Lipton, Eric Braeden, Harvey Keitel, Claudine Longet, Michael Douglas, Hal Holbrook, Louis Jourdan
Directed By:
Virgil W. Vogel, Don Medford, Jesse Hibbs, William Hale, Ralph Senensky
Happy Days
15
5
Happy Days
TV-G
15
5
Starring:
Jane Wyatt, Scott Baio, Danny Thomas, Robin Williams, David Keith, Suzi Quatro, Tom Hanks
Directed By:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical
Pete and Gladys
7
2
Pete and Gladys
7
2
Starring:
Majel Barrett, Sterling Holloway, Bea Benaderet, Cara Williams, Harry Morgan
Mars
12
4
Mars
TV-PG
12
4
Starring:
Anamaria Marinca, Olivier Martinez, Sammi Rotibi, Clémentine Poidatz, Alberto Ammann
The Beast
7
2
The Beast
7
2
Starring:
Frank Langella, Lori Petty, Peter Riegert, Jason Gedrick, Naveen Andrews
Bonanza
12
4
Bonanza
TV-PG
12
4
Starring:
Laurence Luckinbill, David Cassidy, Robert Carradine, Gena Rowlands, Adam West, Inger Stevens, Dennis Hopper
Daniel Boone
8
3
Daniel Boone
8
3
Starring:
Rosey Grier, Barbara Bel Geddes, Jodie Foster, Leon Askin, Kurt Russell, Slim Pickens, Dina Merrill
Directed By:
Earl Bellamy, John Newland, Harry Harris, William Wiard, James B. Clark
Lancer
7
3
Lancer
7
3
Starring:
Teresa Wright, Joyce Bulifant, Agnes Moorehead, Tom Selleck, Sam Elliott, Cloris Leachman, Gavin MacLeod
Directed By:
Leo Penn, Allen Reisner, Robert Day, William Hale, Gene Nelson
Make Room for Daddy
8
3
Make Room for Daddy
8
3
Starring:
Jimmy Durante, Ernest Borgnine, Lucille Ball, Robert Reed, Dinah Shore, Bob Hope, Jack Benny
Directed By:
ABC Afterschool Specials
7
3
ABC Afterschool Specials
7
3
Starring:
Ben Affleck, Danny Aiello, Cynthia Nixon, Wil Wheaton, Kirk Cameron, Nancy McKeon, Rob Lowe
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors
6
3
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors
6
3
Starring:
Don Johnson, Carl Reiner, Raymond Burr, Della Reese, Katey Sagal, William Shatner, Leslie Nielsen
Directed By:
I Spy
7
3
I Spy
7
3
Starring:
Anna Karina, John Aniston, Jim Brown, France Nuyen, Cicely Tyson, Don Rickles, Gene Hackman
Directed By:
Leo Penn, Allen Reisner, Earl Bellamy, Alf Kjellin, David Friedkin
Johnny Ringo
6
3
Johnny Ringo
6
3
Role:
 Ricky Parrott (uncredited) 1 episode, 1959
Starring:
Burt Reynolds, John Carradine, James Coburn, Buddy Ebsen, Harry Dean Stanton, Martin Landau, Wayne Rogers
Directed By:
Don Taylor, Paul Henreid, Tom Gries, John English, Dick Moder
Gomer Pyle: USMC
8
3
Gomer Pyle: USMC
8
3
Starring:
Frances Bavier, Andy Griffith, Rob Reiner, Don Rickles, George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Denver Pyle, William Christopher
Directed By:
Coby Ruskin, John Rich, Peter Baldwin, Alan Rafkin, Aaron Ruben
Headmaster
7
3
Headmaster
7
3
Starring:
Andy Griffith, Rob Reiner, Jerry Van Dyke, Claudette Nevins, Parker Fennelly, Bruce Garrick
Directed By:
Lee Philips
Land of the Giants
7
3
Land of the Giants
7
3
Starring:
Broderick Crawford, Bruce Dern, John Carradine, Sam Elliott, Gary Conway, Don Matheson, Stefan Arngrim
Directed By:
Harry Harris, Sobey Martin, Nathan Juran
Dennis the Menace
7
3
Dennis the Menace
TV-G
7
3
Starring:
Mel Blanc, Mary Wickes, Elinor Donahue, Jean Stapleton, Kurt Russell, Herbert Anderson, Gloria Henry
Directed By:
Don Taylor, Jeffrey Hayden, William D. Russell, Charles Barton
Nightmare Next Door
6
3
Nightmare Next Door
6
3
Role:
 Dan Short 1 episode, 2016
Starring:
Maureen McCormick, Greg Diefenbach, James Davenjay
Directed By:
Claire Callahan, Bethany McMahon, Anne Rothwell
Dr. Kildare
7
3
Dr. Kildare
7
3
Starring:
Fred Astaire, Sal Mineo, Gloria Swanson, Lesley Ann Warren, Carolyn Jones, Sam Waterston, James Mason
Directed By:
General Electric Theater
6
3
General Electric Theater
6
3
Starring:
Anthony Perkins, Harpo Marx, Claudette Colbert, Amanda Blake, Elsa Lanchester, Eva Marie Saint, Chico Marx
Directed By:
Laverne & Shirley
9
4
Laverne & Shirley
TV-G
9
4
Starring:
Jim Belushi, Christopher Guest, Fred Willard, Adam West, Harry Dean Stanton, Ed Begley Jr., Jeff Goldblum
Felicity
9
4
Felicity
TV-14
9
4
Starring:
Tyra Banks, Donald Faison, Jane Lynch, Keri Russell, Amy Smart, Donal Logue, Jennifer Garner
Directed By:
Lawrence Trilling, Harry Winer, Keith Samples, Matt Reeves, Stan Salfas
Love, American Style
6
3
Love, American Style
6
3
Starring:
Nanette Fabray, Sandra Dee, Ray Walston, Anne Meara, Phyllis Diller, Annette Funicello, Albert Brooks
Directed By:
Charles R. Rondeau, Bruce Bilson, Leslie H. Martinson, Gary Nelson, Richard Michaels
The Smith Family
6
3
The Smith Family
6
3
Role:
Bob Smith (39 episodes, 1971-1972)
Starring:
Lori Loughlin, Henry Fonda, Agnes Moorehead, Darleen Carr, John Carter
Directed By:
Herschel Daugherty
Gentle Ben
5
3
Gentle Ben
5
3
Starring:
Burt Reynolds, Slim Pickens, Dennis Weaver, Clint Howard, Beth Brickell, Bruno The Bear
Directed By:
Earl Bellamy, Lawrence Dobkin, Lou Antonio, Ricou Browning, John Florea
Lassie
7
3
Lassie
7
3
Starring:
Jerry Mathers, Clayton Moore, Jeff Bridges, Eve Plumb, Slim Pickens, Denver Pyle, Cloris Leachman
Directed By:
Sigmund Neufeld Jr., Earl Bellamy, Christian Nyby, Ezra Stone, Paul Nickell
Presidential Reunion (2010)
5
3
Presidential Reunion
5
3
Starring:
Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Maya Rudolph, Dana Carvey, Darrell Hammond, Fred Armisen, Jim Carrey
Directed By:
Ron Howard, Jake Szymanski
The Odd Couple
8
4
The Odd Couple
8
4
Starring:
Lauren Graham, Matthew Perry, Pam Dawber, Cindy Williams, Fred Willard, Garry Marshall, Marion Ross
Directed By:
Pamela Fryman, Katy Garretson, Mark Cendrowski, Andy Cadiff, Ted Wass
Mayberry R.F.D.
6
3
Mayberry R.F.D.
6
3
Starring:
Farrah Fawcett, Danny Bonaduce, Frances Bavier, Alice Ghostley, Andy Griffith, Jodie Foster, Don Knotts
Directed By:
Christian Nyby, Hal Cooper
Maximum Security
4
3
Maximum Security
4
3
Starring:
Jean Smart, Geoffrey Lewis, Stan Shaw, Robert Desiderio, Del Zamora
The Great Escape
4
3
The Great Escape
4
3
Starring:
Lee Reherman, Rich Eisen, Xango Henry, Sydney Welker, Dustin Dennard
Parenthood
4
3
Parenthood
4
3
Starring:
Leonardo DiCaprio, David Arquette, Ed Begley Jr., Jayne Atkinson, Max Elliott Slade, Thora Birch, Zachary La Voy
Directed By:
Allan Arkush, Matia Karrell, Alan Myerson, Betty Thomas
...And She Was My Eve (2013)
4
3
...And She Was My Eve
4
3
Starring:
Donald Ray 'Speedy' Caldwell Jr., Samantha Nagel, Tyrin Turner, Nichole Galicia, Brian Rogalski
Directed By:
Ron Howard's Call to Action (2008)
4
3
Ron Howard's Call to Action
4
3
Role:
Himself / Opie Taylor / Richie Cunningham
Starring:
Andy Griffith, Henry Winkler
Directed By:
Jake Szymanski
Jamie Foxx Ft. T-Pain: Blame It (2009)
4
3
Jamie Foxx Ft. T-Pain: Blame It
4
3
Role:
Ron Howard
Starring:
Jake Gyllenhaal, Samuel L. Jackson, Forest Whitaker, Jamie Foxx
Directed By:
Hype Williams
Hiller and Diller
3
3
Hiller and Diller
3
3
Starring:
Richard Lewis, Kevin Nealon, Eugene Levy, Jordan Baker, Allison Mack
Heidi Montag Says No to Plastic (2010)
1
2
Heidi Montag Says No to Plastic
1
2
Starring:
Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt
Directed By:
Ron Howard, Jake Szymanski

Animation Movies

The Simpsons
60
9
The Simpsons
TV-14
60
9
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Adam West, Ted Danson, Helen Hunt, Ed Asner, Neil Patrick Harris, Joshua Jackson
Directed By:
Kokuriko-zaka kara (2011)
12
4
Kokuriko-zaka kara
PG
12
4

This Japanese animated film tells the story of two high school friends who fight to save an old wartime era clubhouse from being destroyed, as Japan prepares for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.

Role:
Philosophy Club President (voice)
Starring:
Jamie Lee Curtis, Isabelle Fuhrman, Emily Osment, Bruce Dern, Yuriko Ishida, Rumi Hiiragi, Masami Nagasawa
Directed By:
Gorô Miyazaki
Curious George
7
3
Curious George
TV-Y
7
3
Starring:
Carol Burnett, Tara Strong, William H. Macy, Jim Cummings, Dave Coulier, Ed Begley Jr., Frank Welker
Directed By:
Steve Socki, Jeff McGrath, Andrei Svislotski, Frank Marino, Cathy Malkasian
Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest (2013)
6
3
Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest
6
3
Starring:
Frank Welker, Jim Cummings, It seems that there's no person with personID "0919798", Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett, Carlos Alazraqui
Directed By:
Jeff McGrath, Scott Heming, Andrei Svislotski
The PJs
7
3
The PJs
TV-14
7
3
Starring:
Snoop Dogg, Eddie Murphy, Loretta Devine, Ja'net DuBois, Michele Morgan, Pepe Serna
Directed By:
John Logue, Paul Harrod, David Bleiman Ichioka, Sean Burns, Mike Johnson
Curious George (2006)
7
4
Curious George
G
7
4

Ted, a museum employee, is sent to Africa to obtain some valuable artifacts that would attract a decent number of visitors to the museum he works at. During his voyage, he befriends George, a mischievous and curious monkey.

Starring:
Drew Barrymore, David Cross, Will Ferrell, Billy West, Dick Van Dyke, Ariel Winter, Eugene Levy
Directed By:
Matthew O'Callaghan
Osmosis Jones (2001)
9
5
Osmosis Jones
PG
9
5

Careless zookeeper Frank DeTorre, who tends to overeat, become a cause of concern to his daughter, Shane. Eating a germ-infested egg, Frank contracts a deadly virus 'Thrax,' which plots to finish Frank in 48 hours. The ‘City of Frank’ inside Frank’s body is protected by enthusiastic white blood cell cop Osmosis ‘Ozzy’ Jones. Partnering with cold-pill Drix, now Ozzy must kill Thrax to save Frank. 

Role:
Tom Colonic (voice)
Starring:
Laurence Fishburne, Ben Stein, William Shatner, Bill Murray, Chris Rock, Molly Shannon, David Hyde Pierce
Directed By:
Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas (2009)
6
3
Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas
TV-G
6
3
Starring:
Frank Welker, Jim Cummings, It seems that there's no person with personID "0919798", Elizabeth Daily, Debi Derryberry, Jeff Bennett
Directed By:
Cathy Malkasian, Jeff McGrath, Scott Heming
Curious George Swings Into Spring (2013)
5
3
Curious George Swings Into Spring
5
3
Starring:
Frank Welker, Jim Cummings, It seems that there's no person with personID "0919798", Elizabeth Daily, Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett
Directed By:
Jeff McGrath, Scott Heming, Andrei Svislotski
Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey! (2009)
4
4
Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey!
G
4
4
Starring:
Tim Curry, Jerry Lewis, Frank Welker, Jeff Bennett, Amy Hill, Ed O'Ross
Directed By:
Norton Virgien
Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle (2015)
4
3
Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle
G
4
3
Starring:
John Goodman, Angela Bassett, Frank Welker, Jeff Bennett, Alexander Polinsky
Directed By:
Phil Weinstein
The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang
4
3
The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang
4
3
Role:
Richie Cunningham / ... (24 episodes, 1980-1981)
Starring:
Frank Welker, Don Messick, Kenneth Mars, Alan Oppenheimer, It seems that there's no person with personID "0919798"

Special Appearance/Cameo

A Beautiful Mind (2001)
33
7
A Beautiful Mind
PG-13
33
7

The biographical movie, partly inspired by Sylvia Nasar’s book, depicts the life of the mathematician and Nobel Laureate, John Nash. Early in his career, he achieves success with his remarkable discovery. However, he soon begins to develop paranoid schizophrenia and goes through years of struggle before he eventually manages to succeed and win the Nobel Prize. 

Role:
Man at Governors' Ball (uncredited)
Starring:
Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Bryce Dallas Howard, Paul Bettany, Christopher Plummer, Adam Goldberg, Ed Harris
Directed By:
Ron Howard
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Picture, Academy Award for Best Director
Night Shift (1982)
6
3
Night Shift
R
6
3

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.

Role:
Annoying Sax Player / Boy Making out with Girlfriend in Front of Chuck's Apartment (uncredited)
Starring:
Michael Keaton, Kevin Costner, Shannen Doherty, Richard Belzer, Henry Winkler, Pat Corley, Shelley Long
Directed By:
Ron Howard
Frontier Woman (1956)
6
3
Frontier Woman
6
3
Role:
Bit Part (uncredited)
Starring:
Lance Fuller, Cindy Carson, Ann Kelly, James Clayton
Directed By:
Ron Ormond
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
10
6
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
PG
10
6

The live-action adaptation of Dr. Seuss' beloved children’s tale follows the Grinch who decides to ruin Christmas for the citizens of Whoville because of humiliation suffered at the hands of its Mayor. However, Martha May Whovier and Cindy Lou Who help him discover the true meaning of Christmas and redeem him. 

Role:
Whoville Townsperson (uncredited)
Starring:
Jim Carrey, Anthony Hopkins, Taylor Momsen, Christine Baranski, Molly Shannon, Jeffrey Tambor, Deep Roy
Directed By:
Ron Howard
The First Nudie Musical (1976)
4
4
The First Nudie Musical
R
4
4

A bankrupt son of a famous studio owner is forced to make pornographic films in order to save the studio from being turned into a shopping center.  In order to get back to the high ground, he decides to make a nude musical which is meant only for adults. 

Role:
Auditioning Actor (uncredited)
Starring:
Cindy Williams, Stephen Nathan, Bruce Kimmel, Leslie Ackerman, Alan Abelew
Directed By:
Bruce Kimmel, Mark Haggard
When Your Lover Leaves (1983)
4
4
When Your Lover Leaves
4
4
Role:
(uncredited)
Starring:
Valerie Perrine, David Ackroyd, Merritt Butrick, Betty Thomas
Directed By:
Jeff Bleckner

Ron Howard Awards

Academy Awards
A Beautiful Mind Best Picture 2002
A Beautiful Mind Best Director 2002
Golden Globe Awards
Happy Days Best Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical 1978
Primetime Emmy Awards
Arrested Development Outstanding Comedy Series 2004
From the Earth to the Moon Outstanding Miniseries 1998
Grammy Awards
The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years Best Music Film 2017