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List of Ron Howard Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. American Graffiti (1973)
21
2
American Graffiti
PG
21
2

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Steve (as Ronny Howard)
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Harrison Ford, Cindy Williams, Richard Dreyfuss, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith
2. The Shootist (1976)
17
2
The Shootist
PG
17
2

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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Gillom Rogers
Director:
Don Siegel
Genres:
Western, Romance, Drama
3. The Music Man (1962)
15
2
The Music Man
G
15
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Morton DaCosta
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Robert Preston, Mary Wickes, Buddy Hackett, Paul Ford
4. A Beautiful Mind (2001)
17
4
A Beautiful Mind
PG-13
17
4

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. 

As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Picture, Academy Award for Best Director
5. Cinderella Man (2005)
17
3
Cinderella Man
PG-13
17
3

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.

As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Sport, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Renee Zellweger, Paul Giamatti, Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Paddy Considine, Craig Bierko
6. Rush (2013)
11
2
Rush
R
11
2

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.

As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Drama, Sport, History, Biography
Star Cast:
Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde, Natalie Dormer, Daniel Brühl, Alexandra Maria Lara, Pierfrancesco Favino
7. Changeling (2008)
12
2
Changeling
R
12
2

A film that explores the dark themes of child endangerment, political corruption, female disempowerment, and mistreatment of mental health patients, Changeling follows the story of a woman who is deemed “delusional” for rightfully questioning police authority in a case concerning her missing son. 

As:
Producer
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery, History, Thriller, Biography
Star Cast:
Angelina Jolie, John Malkovich, Gattlin Griffith, Michelle Gunn, Michael Kelly, Jan Devereaux
8. Apollo 13 (1995)
16
2
Apollo 13
PG
16
2

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.

As:
Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, History
Star Cast:
10. Frost/Nixon (2008)
12
2
Frost/Nixon
R
12
2

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.

As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Drama, Biography, History
Star Cast:
11. The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years (2016)
11
2
The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years
11
2
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Documentary, Music
Star Cast:
The Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr
Awards:
Grammy Award for Best Music Film
12. Beyond the Mat (1999)
11
2
Beyond the Mat
R
11
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Barry W. Blaustein
Genres:
Biography, Sport, Documentary
Star Cast:
Barry W. Blaustein, Jim Ross, Vince McMahon, Jim Bell, Darren Drozdov
14. The Good Lie (2014)
11
2
The Good Lie
PG-13
11
2

A group of Sudanese refugees are given the chance to resettle in the United States. They soon arrive in Kansas City, Missouri, where an employment agency helps them find jobs and rebuild their shattered lives.

As:
Producer
Director:
Philippe Falardeau
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Corey Stoll, Reese Witherspoon, Arnold Oceng, Ger Duany, Emmanuel Jal
16. Willow (1988)
11
3
Willow
PG
11
3

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.

As:
Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Adventure, Fantasy, Action
Star Cast:
Val Edward Kilmer, Kevin Pollak, Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davis, Jean Marsh, Patricia Hayes
17. The Doors (1991)
10
2
The Doors
R
10
2

Although it is a biographical film about the popular rock band The Doors, it emphasizes especially on the life of its lead singer, Jim Morrison.  Its follows the band’s story from its inception in 1965, when Morrison was a student at UCLA, to his untimely death in 1971, in course of which it chronicles the band’s rise in popularity, his drug experimentation and abuse and ultimate fall. 

As:
Producer
Director:
Genres:
Biography, Music, Drama, Musical
18. Closet Land (1991)
10
2
Closet Land
R
10
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Radha Bharadwaj
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Madeleine Stowe
20. Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
10
2
Solo: A Star Wars Story
PG-13
10
2

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. 

As:
Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy, Action
21. Parenthood (1989)
10
2
Parenthood
PG-13
10
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:
Director, Writer
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
22. The 'Burbs (1989)
12
3
The 'Burbs
PG
12
3

Ray Peterson, who plans to relax during a week-off, discovers peculiar things about their new strange neighbors, the Klopeks. He and two other neighbors try to investigate as they fear that the Klopeks could be ritualistic murderers. When a neighborhood old man suddenly vanishes, their suspicions are confirmed. The alarmed group sets out to save their community from the satanic cult.

As:
Producer
Director:
Joe Dante
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Comedy
Star Cast:
23. Backdraft (1991)
14
2
Backdraft
R
14
2

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. 

As:
Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Action, Thriller
24. Angels & Demons (2009)
13
2
Angels & Demons
PG-13
13
2

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. 

As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Ewan McGregor, Tom Hanks, Ayelet Zurer, Stellan Skarsgård, Pierfrancesco Favino
25. In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
10
3
In the Heart of the Sea
PG-13
10
3

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.

As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Biography, Thriller, History, Action, Adventure, Drama
26. The Spikes Gang (1974)
9
2
The Spikes Gang
PG
9
2

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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Les
Director:
Richard Fleischer
Genres:
Western, Drama
Star Cast:
Lee Marvin, Charles Martin Smith, Arthur Hunnicutt, Gary Grimes
27. Splash (1984)
12
2
Splash
PG
12
2

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.  

As:
Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Star Cast:
28. The Da Vinci Code (2006)
14
3
The Da Vinci Code
PG-13
14
3

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. 

As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller
29. Cocoon (1985)
12
3
Cocoon
PG-13
12
3

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.

As:
Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Hume Cronyn, Don Ameche, Jessica Tandy, Brian Dennehy, Maureen Stapleton
30. Restless (2011)
9
2
Restless
PG-13
9
2

Restless is a romantic drama film which revolves around a teen girl who is terminally ill. She meets a young man who visits funerals of strangers without invitation, without any reason. She learns that he is trying to cope with the death of his parents, and soon they develop a strong bond.

As:
Producer
Director:
Gus Van Sant
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Mia Wasikowska, Schuyler Fisk, Lusia Strus, Ryo Kase, Henry Hopper
31. The Wild Country (1970)
9
2
The Wild Country
G
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Virgil Tanner (as Ronny Howard)
Director:
Robert Totten
Genres:
Western, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Dub Taylor, Vera Miles, Steve Forrest, Clint Howard
32. Inside Deep Throat (2005)
9
2
Inside Deep Throat
NC-17
9
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato
Genres:
History, Documentary, Biography
Star Cast:
Dennis Hopper, John Waters, Erica Jong, Gerard Damiano, Larry Flynt
33. Clean and Sober (1988)
11
2
Clean and Sober
R
11
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Glenn Gordon Caron
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Morgan Freeman, Michael Keaton, Kathy Baker, Tate Donovan, Henry Judd Baker
34. Ransom (1996)
12
3
Ransom
R
12
3

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. 

As:
Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Mel Gibson, Donnie Wahlberg, Rene Russo, Liev Schreiber, Gary Sinise, Delroy Lindo
36. Frontier Woman (1956)
9
2
Frontier Woman
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ron Ormond
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Lance Fuller, Cindy Carson, Ann Kelly, James Clayton
37. Far and Away (1992)
11
3
Far and Away
PG-13
11
3

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.

As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Western, Drama, Romance, Adventure
Star Cast:
38. The Missing (2003)
10
2
The Missing
R
10
2

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. 

As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Thriller, Western, Adventure
41. Inferno (2016)
9
2
Inferno
PG-13
9
2

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.

As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Crime, Adventure, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Irrfan Khan, Ben Foster, Felicity Jones, Tom Hanks, Omar Sy, Sidse Babett Knudsen
42. Gung Ho (1986)
9
2
Gung Ho
PG-13
9
2
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Keaton, Mimi Rogers, George Wendt, John Turturro, Gedde Watanabe
43. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
10
2
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
PG
10
2

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. 

As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Comedy
44. Five Minutes to Live (1961)
8
2
Five Minutes to Live
TV-PG
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Bill Karn
Genres:
Music, Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Donald Woods, Pamela Mason, Midge Ware, Johnny Cash
45. Edtv (1999)
9
2
Edtv
PG-13
9
2

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. 

As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
46. The Alamo (2004)
10
2
The Alamo
PG-13
10
2

The Alamo is a Western historical war drama film which takes us to the Texas revolution of the 19th century, where a number of Mexican revolutionaries take up arms to fight a deadly battle against the army of General Santa Anna, a dictator.   

As:
Producer
Director:
John Lee Hancock
Genres:
War, Western, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Billy Bob Thornton, Dennis Quaid, Emily Deschanel, Jason Patric, Patrick Wilson, Emilio Echevarría
48. Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
9
2
Cowboys & Aliens
PG-13
9
2

An amnesiac cowboy with a strange bracelet comes to the secluded mining town of Absolution, ruled by ruthless cattle baron Colonel Dolarhyde. Learning that the bracelet holds the key to defeating an alien invasion, he forms a posse with the townspeople, the outlaws, Native Americans and a strange woman to rescue abducted miners from the alien mother ship.

As:
Producer
Director:
Genres:
Western, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
49. The Chamber (1996)
8
2
The Chamber
R
8
2
As:
Producer
Director:
James Foley
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Jane Kaczmarek, Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway, Chris O'Donnell, Raymond J. Barry, Robert Prosky
50. Grand Theft Auto (1977)
10
3
Grand Theft Auto
PG
10
3
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Sam Freeman
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Action, Romance
Star Cast:
Garry Marshall, Marion Ross, Rance Howard, Nancy Morgan
51. Katy Perry: Part of Me (2012)
8
2
Katy Perry: Part of Me
PG
8
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz
Genres:
Music, Documentary
Star Cast:
Katy Perry, Adam Marcello, Casey Hooper, Patrick Matera, Max Hart
52. Eat My Dust (1976)
8
3
Eat My Dust
PG
8
3

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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Hoover Niebold
Director:
Charles B. Griffith
Genres:
Comedy, Action, Romance
Star Cast:
Clint Howard, Christopher Norris, Brad David, Kathy O'Dare
53. The First Nudie Musical (1976)
8
2
The First Nudie Musical
R
8
2

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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Bruce Kimmel, Mark Haggard
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Cindy Williams, Stephen Nathan, Bruce Kimmel, Leslie Ackerman, Alan Abelew
54. The Dark Tower (2017)
8
2
The Dark Tower
PG-13
8
2

The Dark Tower is an adventure action horror film, which tells the story of Jake, an eleven-year-old boy, who sees haunting visions of a dark tower. Eventually, he meets the tower’s guardian and they unite to stop an evil warlock from destroying the tower and opening the gates of Hell.  

As:
Producer
Director:
Nikolaj Arcel
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Western, Fantasy, Horror
Star Cast:
Katheryn Winnick, Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Dennis Haysbert, Ben Gavin
55. More American Graffiti (1979)
9
2
More American Graffiti
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Steve Bolander
Director:
Bill Norton
Genres:
Comedy, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Cindy Williams, Harrison Ford, Candy Clark, Bo Hopkins, Paul Le Mat
56. Leo and Loree (1980)
8
1
Leo and Loree
PG
8
1
As:
Producer
Director:
Jerry Paris
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jerry Paris, David Huffman, Don Most, Linda Purl, Shannon Farnon
57. Old Paint (1969)
8
1
Old Paint
8
1
As:
Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Western, Short
Star Cast:
Rance Howard, Clint Howard, Cheryl Howard, Jean Speegle Howard, Bill Conklin
59. Deed of Daring-Do (1969)
7
1
Deed of Daring-Do
7
1
As:
Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Rance Howard, Clint Howard, Cheryl Howard
61. Cards, Cads, Guns, Gore and Death (1969)
6
1
Cards, Cads, Guns, Gore and Death
6
1
As:
Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Clint Howard
62. Village of the Giants (1965)
5
1
Village of the Giants
5
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Bert I. Gordon
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Johnny Crawford, Tommy Kirk, Beau Bridges, Joy Harmon
63. Evermore (2013)
10
2
Evermore
10
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Biz Stone
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Rene Auberjonois, Lisa Edelstein, Ava Acres, Deborah L. Mazor
64. A Dream of Flying (2013)
10
2
A Dream of Flying
10
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Georgina Chapman
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Kathleen Chalfant, Aaron Tveit, Remy Bond, Cameron Colley, Dree Hemingway
65. When You Find Me (2011)
9
2
When You Find Me
9
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Bryce Dallas Howard
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Pat Healy, Liz Beebe, Karley Scott Collins, Michele Fischer, Jacy King
66. Out of the Blue (2013)
9
2
Out of the Blue
9
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Eva Longoria
Genres:
Short, Action
Star Cast:
Eva Longoria, Dennis Haysbert, Sala Baker, Jimmy Ortega, Caity Lotz
67. Little Duck (2013)
7
1
Little Duck
7
1
As:
Producer
Director:
James Murphy
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Nobuaki Kaneko, Katsuya, Tatsushi Ohmori
69. Made in America (2013)
6
1
Made in America
6
1
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Documentary, Music
Star Cast:
Jill Scott, Janelle Monáe, Kanye West, Eddie Vedder, Rita Ora

TV Movie(s)

1. I'm a Fool (1977)
12
2
I'm a Fool
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Andy
Director:
Noel Black
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Amy Irving, Henry Fonda, Otis Calef, Santiago González
2. Skyward (1980)
13
2
Skyward
13
2
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Bette Davis, Marion Ross, Howard Hesseman, Clu Gulager, Ben Marley
3. Mulholland Dr. (1999)
11
2
Mulholland Dr.
11
2
As:
Producer
Director:
David Lynch
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Naomi Watts, Lee Grant, Ann Miller, Robert Forster, Justin Theroux
5. Fire on the Mountain (1981)
10
2
Fire on the Mountain
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lee Mackie
Director:
Donald Wrye
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Buddy Ebsen, Ed Brodow, Julie Carmen, Rossie Harris
6. The Time Crystal (1981)
10
2
The Time Crystal
10
2
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Hans Conried, Betty Beaird, Vic Tayback, Olivia Barash, Chris Barnes
7. Bitter Harvest (1981)
10
3
Bitter Harvest
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Ned De Vries
Director:
Roger Young
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Art Carney, Barry Corbin, Tarah Nutter, David Knell
8. Smoke (1970)
10
2
Smoke
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Chris (as Ronny Howard)
Director:
Vincent McEveety
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Andy Devine, Earl Holliman, Shug Fisher, Pamelyn Ferdin
9. Skyward Christmas (1981)
10
2
Skyward Christmas
10
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Vincent McEveety
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Audra Lindley, Bibi Besch, Justin Dana, Suzy Barbieri, Kelly Ann Conn
10. Cotton Candy (1978)
9
2
Cotton Candy
9
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Clint Howard, Manuel Padilla Jr., Charles Martin Smith, Leslie King, Kevin Lee Miller
11. Act of Love (1980)
9
2
Act of Love
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Leon Cybulkowski
Director:
Jud Taylor
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mickey Rourke, Robert Foxworth, David Spielberg, Jacqueline Brookes
12. Huckleberry Finn (1975)
8
2
Huckleberry Finn
PG
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Huckleberry Finn
Director:
Robert Totten
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Royal Dano, Jack Elam, Antonio Fargas, Don Most
14. When Your Lover Leaves (1983)
8
2
When Your Lover Leaves
8
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Jeff Bleckner
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Valerie Perrine, David Ackroyd, Merritt Butrick, Betty Thomas
15. Locusts (1974)
8
1
Locusts
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Donny Fletcher
Director:
Richard T. Heffron
Genres:
Drama, Horror
Star Cast:
Ben Johnson, Lisa Gerritsen, Katherine Helmond, Belinda Balaski
16. Little Shots (1983)
5
1
Little Shots
5
1
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Soleil Moon Frye, Jennifer Edwards, Jeff Cohen, Kevin Berlat, Erin Nicole Brown
17. Clan of the Cave Bear (2015)
12
2
Clan of the Cave Bear
12
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Pierre Morel
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Drama
Star Cast:
Aidan McArdle, Hal Ozsan, Charlene McKenna, Millie Brady, Rebecca Calder
18. Unsung Heroes: The Story of America's Female Patriots (2014)
11
2
Unsung Heroes: The Story of America's Female Patriots
11
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Frank Martin
Genres:
History, Documentary
Star Cast:
Wilma Vaught, Linda Bray, Leigh Ann Hester, Nicole Malachowski, Elizabeth Norman
19. WTF America (2015)
10
3
WTF America
10
3
As:
Producer
Director:
Dan Mazer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Amanda Walsh, Steve Berg, Nick Thune, Jade Catta-Preta, Brad Morris
20. Into Thin Air (1985)
9
2
Into Thin Air
9
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Roger Young
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ellen Burstyn, Nicholas Pryor, Robert Prosky, Sam Robards, John Dennis Johnston
21. Student Affairs (1999)
9
2
Student Affairs
9
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Adam Fields, Jordan Fields, Scott Fields
Star Cast:
Suzzanne Douglas, Devon Gummersall, Giuseppe Andrews, Kathryn Fiore, Rodney Hicks
23. The Snobs (2003)
9
2
The Snobs
9
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Pamela Fryman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Aaron Paul, Kat Dennings, Greg Germann, Paget Brewster, Sean Flynn
24. Silicon Follies (2001)
9
2
Silicon Follies
9
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Betty Thomas
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Judy Greer, Barbara Williams, Ethan Embry, Scott Bairstow, Nicole Bilderback
25. The Break (2003)
9
2
The Break
9
2
As:
Producer
Director:
John Stockwell
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kris Kristofferson, Ian Anthony Dale, Brooke Langton, Dylan Bruno, Kala Alexander
26. The Lone Star Kid (1986)
8
2
The Lone Star Kid
8
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Anson Williams
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
James Earl Jones, Chad Sheets, Rodger Boyce, Tom Capps, Michael Costello
27. Susan 313 (2012)
8
2
Susan 313
8
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Ken Kwapis
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sarah Silverman, Jeff Goldblum, June Diane Raphael, Tig Notaro, Ken Leung
28. Take Five (1987)
6
1
Take Five
6
1
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Ron Howard

Animation(s)

Kokuriko-zaka kara (2011)
Kokuriko-zaka kara
PG
Plot:

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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Gorô Miyazaki
Genres:
Family, Drama, Animation
Star Cast:
Isabelle Fuhrman, Emily Osment, Jamie Lee Curtis, Bruce Dern, Yuriko Ishida, Rumi Hiiragi, Masami Nagasawa
Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest (2013)
Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest
As:
Producer
Director:
Jeff McGrath, Scott Heming, Andrei Svislotski
Genres:
Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Jim Cummings, Frank Welker, It seems that there's no person with personID "0919798", Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett, Carlos Alazraqui
Curious George Swings Into Spring (2013)
Curious George Swings Into Spring
As:
Producer
Director:
Jeff McGrath, Scott Heming, Andrei Svislotski
Genres:
Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Jim Cummings, Frank Welker, It seems that there's no person with personID "0919798", Elizabeth Daily, Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett
The PJs (1999)
The PJs
TV-14
As:
Producer
Director:
John Logue, Paul Harrod, David Bleiman Ichioka, Sean Burns, Mike Johnson
Genres:
Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Eddie Murphy, Snoop Dogg, Loretta Devine, Ja'net DuBois, Michele Morgan, Pepe Serna
Curious George (2006)
Curious George
G
Plot:

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.

As:
Producer
Director:
Matthew O'Callaghan
Genres:
Family, Adventure, Comedy, Animation
Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas (2009)
Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas
TV-G
As:
Producer
Director:
Cathy Malkasian, Jeff McGrath, Scott Heming
Genres:
Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Jim Cummings, Frank Welker, It seems that there's no person with personID "0919798", Elizabeth Daily, Debi Derryberry, Jeff Bennett
Osmosis Jones (2001)
Osmosis Jones
PG
Plot:

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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Fantasy, Crime, Family, Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang (1980)
The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang
As:
Cast
Role:
Richie Cunningham / ... (24 episodes, 1980-1981)
Genres:
Family, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Frank Welker, Don Messick, Kenneth Mars, Alan Oppenheimer, It seems that there's no person with personID "0919798"
Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey! (2009)
Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey!
G
As:
Producer
Director:
Norton Virgien
Genres:
Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Jerry Lewis, Tim Curry, Frank Welker, Jeff Bennett, Amy Hill, Ed O'Ross
Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle (2015)
Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle
G
As:
Producer
Director:
Phil Weinstein
Genres:
Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Angela Bassett, John Goodman, Frank Welker, Jeff Bennett, Alexander Polinsky

TV Shows and Videos

The Monroes (1966)
The Monroes
As:
Cast
Director:
James B. Clark, Norman Foster, Robert L. Friend, Tom Gries, Larry Peerce
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
James Brolin, James Whitmore, Claude Akins, Michael Anderson Jr., Barbara Hershey, Keith Schultz, Kevin Schultz
The Inside (2005)
The Inside
TV-14
As:
Producer
Director:
Kevin Hooks, Dwight H. Little, Allan Kroeker
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jennette McCurdy, Adam Baldwin, Rachel Nichols, Nelsan Ellis, Michelle Forbes, Katie Finneran
Headmaster (1970)
Headmaster
As:
Cast
Director:
Lee Philips
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Rob Reiner, Jerry Van Dyke, Claudette Nevins, Parker Fennelly, Bruce Garrick
Dennis the Menace (1959)
Dennis the Menace
TV-G
As:
Cast
Director:
Don Taylor, Jeffrey Hayden, William D. Russell, Charles Barton
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mel Blanc, Elinor Donahue, Kurt Russell, Herbert Anderson, Gloria Henry, Jay North, Billy Booth
The Smith Family (1971)
The Smith Family
As:
Cast
Role:
Bob Smith (39 episodes, 1971-1972)
Director:
Herschel Daugherty
Genres:
Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Henry Fonda, Lori Loughlin, Agnes Moorehead, Darleen Carr, John Carter
Mars (2016)
Mars
TV-PG
As:
Producer
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Star Cast:
Olivier Martinez, Anamaria Marinca, Sammi Rotibi, Clémentine Poidatz, Alberto Ammann
Breakthrough (2015)
Breakthrough
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Angela Bassett, Ron Howard, Brett Ratner
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Angela Bassett, Mike Colter, Sheila Vand, Steven Austad, Nir Barzilai
Gentle Ben (1967)
Gentle Ben
As:
Cast
Director:
Earl Bellamy, Lawrence Dobkin, Lou Antonio, Ricou Browning, John Florea
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Slim Pickens, Burt Reynolds, Dennis Weaver, Clint Howard, Beth Brickell, Bruno The Bear
Nightmare Next Door (2011)
Nightmare Next Door
As:
Cast
Director:
Claire Callahan, Bethany McMahon, Anne Rothwell
Genres:
Crime, Documentary
Star Cast:
Maureen McCormick, Greg Diefenbach, James Davenjay
The Beast (2001)
The Beast
As:
Producer
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Frank Langella, Lori Petty, Peter Riegert, Jason Gedrick, Naveen Andrews
Maximum Security (1984)
Maximum Security
As:
Producer
Star Cast:
Jean Smart, Geoffrey Lewis, Stan Shaw, Robert Desiderio, Del Zamora
Parenthood (1990)
Parenthood
As:
Producer
Director:
Allan Arkush, Matia Karrell, Alan Myerson, Betty Thomas
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
David Arquette, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ed Begley Jr., Jayne Atkinson, Max Elliott Slade, Thora Birch, Zachary La Voy
The Great Escape (2012)
The Great Escape
As:
Producer
Genres:
Reality-TV
Star Cast:
Lee Reherman, Rich Eisen, Xango Henry, Sydney Welker, Dustin Dennard
Ron Howard's Call to Action (2008)
Ron Howard's Call to Action
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself / Opie Taylor / Richie Cunningham
Director:
Jake Szymanski
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Henry Winkler
...And She Was My Eve (2013)
...And She Was My Eve
As:
Producer
Director:
Jamie Foxx
Genres:
Short, Sci-Fi, Romance
Star Cast:
Donald Ray 'Speedy' Caldwell Jr., Samantha Nagel, Tyrin Turner, Nichole Galicia, Brian Rogalski
Heidi Montag Says No to Plastic (2010)
Heidi Montag Says No to Plastic
As:
Director
Director:
Ron Howard, Jake Szymanski
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt

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