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List of Sarah Jessica Parker Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Ed Wood (1994)
12
3
Ed Wood
R
12
3

This is Tim Burton’s comic biographical representation of Hollywood’s eccentric filmmaker, Ed Wood, where we find Johnny Depp, playing the titular role to perfection. Although Ed did not receive much commercial success, the film shows how he worked with a devoted crew to create his best-known, small-budget films. It also sheds light on his relationship with Bela Lugosi.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Dolores Fuller
Director:
Genres:
Biography, Comedy, Drama
2. Footloose (1984)
16
4
Footloose
PG
16
4

Chicago native Ren MacCormack moves to the small town of Bromont, to find that rock music and dancing are banned inside the town. As Ren starts to rebel and change the town’s view on music and dancing, he begins a relationship with rebellious teen Ariel, whose father Rev. Shaw Moore is the main reason for the ban.

As:
Cast
Director:
Herbert Ross
Genres:
Drama, Music, Romance
Star Cast:
3. Somewhere, Tomorrow (1983)
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6
Somewhere, Tomorrow
PG
15
6

Somewhere Tomorrow is a fantasy drama short film, which tells the story of a teenager, who after falling off her horse, and hitting her head, befriends a young man. The strange thing is that only she can see him. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Lori Anderson
Director:
Robert Wiemer
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Elisabeth Shue, Nancy Addison, Tom Shea, Rick Weber
4. Hocus Pocus (1993)
13
3
Hocus Pocus
PG
13
3

Max Dennison has recently moved with his younger sister Dani and their family to Salem, Massachusetts. While trick-or-treating during Halloween, Max unknowingly resurrects three evil witches, Winifred, Sarah, and Mary Sanderson. Now with the help of an immortal black cat Thackery, they must stop the witches from sucking the soul of every child in town.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Sarah Sanderson
Director:
Kenny Ortega
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Garry Marshall, Bette Midler, Jason Marsden, Thora Birch
5. Flight of the Navigator (1986)
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4
Flight of the Navigator
TV-PG
12
4

David Freeman, a 12-years-old boy from Florida, goes missing in 1978 to return to his ecstatic family in 1986. But everyone is baffled that he has not aged in 8 years. A UFO, found nearby by a NASA scientist, reveals the mystery of 8 years, during which David had an adventure navigating the futuristic spacecraft, and amassing vast knowledge about the universe. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Carolyn McAdams
Director:
Randal Kleiser
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Veronica Cartwright, Corey Burton, Howard Hesseman, Cliff De Young
6. L.A. Story (1991)
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2
L.A. Story
PG-13
13
2

A TV weatherman working in Los Angeles feels bored with his job as well as his relationship with his girlfriend. His life takes a turn when he begins to receive secret messages from an electronic freeway sign near his home.

As:
Cast
Role:
SanDeE*
Director:
Mick Jackson
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
8. The Family Stone (2005)
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2
The Family Stone
PG-13
16
2

The story focuses on Meredith Morton, a successful, but uptight and conservative businesswoman, who has been invited by her boyfriend to spend the Christmas with his outgoing family. But feeling very much like a fish out of water, she opts to put up in an inn and asks her gregarious sister to join her.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Thomas Bezucha
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
10. Mars Attacks! (1996)
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3
Mars Attacks!
PG-13
10
3

Earth is surrounded by a fleet of Martians spaceships who initially claim to have come in peace. But they soon kill the entire U.S. Congress and later assassinate President James Dale. Earth survives when it is accidentally discovered that Martians die on hearing Slim Whitman’s song “Indian Love Call” which is then played all over the world. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy
11. The First Wives Club (1996)
11
3
The First Wives Club
PG
11
3

After their husbands leave them for younger women, three women are determined to get their revenge. Since all three of them had played an important role in making their husbands rich, now they plan to take away all their money. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Shelly Stewart
Director:
Hugh Wilson
Genres:
Comedy
12. Smart People (2008)
11
4
Smart People
R
11
4

Smart People is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of Lawrence, who is a smart widowed professor. He starts falling for one of his former students after she operates on him. They soon start dating, but soon things turn complicated.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Janet Hartigan
Director:
Noam Murro
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Dennis Quaid, Ellen Page, Thomas Haden Church, Ashton Holmes
13. Extreme Measures (1996)
9
2
Extreme Measures
R
9
2

Based on the novel of the same name, Extreme Measures is a crime thriller film which tells the story of a young doctor who confronts one of his colleagues after he comes across unethical medical sacrifices being conducted in his hospital.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Jodie Trammel
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
David Cronenberg, Gene Hackman, Hugh Grant, David Morse, Bill Nunn
16. Honeymoon in Vegas (1992)
12
2
Honeymoon in Vegas
PG-13
12
2

Honeymoon in Vegas is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of a commitment-phobic man, named Jack, who loses a significant sum of money to Tommy, in a game of poker which was rigged by the latter. Since he is unable to pay the debt, Tommy demands Jack to let him spend a weekend with Betsy, his fiancée.

As:
Cast
Role:
Betsy / Donna
Director:
Andrew Bergman
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Star Cast:
Nicolas Cage, Anne Bancroft, James Caan, Pat Morita
17. Sex and the City (2008)
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2
Sex and the City
R
14
2

After a steady relationship, Carrie Bradshaw and Mr. Big are getting married. Her friends, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda, are happy for her. However, following an unhappy marital discord, an upset Miranda inadvertently tells Mr. Big that marriage spoils one’s life. As a result, Mr. Big calls off the wedding. How would Carrie’s react when Miranda confesses about what she told Mr. Big? 

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Carrie Bradshaw
Director:
Michael Patrick King
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
18. Striking Distance (1993)
7
2
Striking Distance
R
7
2

Striking Distance is an action thriller film, which tells the story of Hardy, a police officer, who starts an illegal investigation when his ex-lovers are murdered. He also investigates his father’s death, who was also a cop. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jo Christman
Director:
Rowdy Herrington
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Action, Mystery
Star Cast:
Bruce Willis, Timothy Busfield, Tom Sizemore, Dennis Farina, Brion James
19. New Year's Eve (2011)
9
2
New Year's Eve
PG-13
9
2

The film depicts several intertwined stories involving varied incidents and emotions experienced by different individuals on the night of the New Year’s Eve and highlights different human elements such as love, hope, and forgiveness, second chance and promise. Second of the three romantic comedy films directed by Garry Marshall, it was a huge box office success.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
20. Failure to Launch (2006)
11
3
Failure to Launch
PG-13
11
3

35 years old Tripp still lives with his parents Al and Sue. Having had enough of this, they hire a professional Paula to induce him to leave home. However, Paula ends up falling in love with him. When Tripp finds out about Paula’s manipulation, he ends their relationship. But a happy ending might still be in the cards. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Paula
Director:
Tom Dey
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
22. I Don't Know How She Does It (2011)
10
2
I Don't Know How She Does It
PG-13
10
2

This romantic comedy film tells the story of Kate Reddy, a banking professional, who works hard to earn for her family consisting of two kids and her husband. She soon comes to realize that she has been prioritizing work a lot more over family.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Kate Reddy
Director:
Douglas McGrath
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
23. If Lucy Fell (1996)
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2
If Lucy Fell
R
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lucy Ackerman
Director:
Eric Schaeffer
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Scarlett Johansson, Eric Schaeffer, Elle Macpherson, James Rebhorn
24. Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009)
10
4
Did You Hear About the Morgans?
PG-13
10
4

An estranged couple in New York, Paul and Meryl witness a murder, and after a while, they are sent to a small town as a part of a witness protection programme. Meanwhile, their strained relationship gets a second chance during this period. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Meryl Morgan
Director:
Marc Lawrence
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
25. All Roads Lead to Rome (2015)
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2
All Roads Lead to Rome
PG-13
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Maggie
Director:
Ella Lemhagen
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Claudia Cardinale, Raoul Bova, Rosie Day, Paz Vega
26. 'Til There Was You (1997)
6
3
'Til There Was You
PG-13
6
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Scott Winant
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jennifer Aniston, Christine Ebersole, Karen Allen, Janel Moloney, Yvonne Zima
27. Sex and the City 2 (2010)
8
1
Sex and the City 2
R
8
1

The story focuses on four Manhattan friends, Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda, each busy with her own set of problems. Among them, Samantha is a career woman, who is to devise a PR campaign for a sheikh's business in Abu Dhabi. Eventually the four friends fly off on an all-expenses-paid luxury trip to Abu Dhabi, not realizing that the country is run by more conservative laws. 

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Carrie Bradshaw
Director:
Michael Patrick King
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
28. Dudley Do-Right (1999)
5
2
Dudley Do-Right
TV-PG
5
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Nell Fenwick
Director:
Hugh Wilson
Genres:
Family, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Brendan Fraser, Alfred Molina, Eric Idle, Kathie Lee Gifford, Regis Philbin
29. Blue Night (2018)
12
2
Blue Night
12
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Vivienne
Director:
Fabien Constant
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Music
Star Cast:
Jacqueline Bisset, Renee Zellweger, Simon Baker, Renée Zellweger, Taylor Kinney
30. Pretty Old (2012)
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3
Pretty Old
9
3
As:
Producer
Director:
Walter Matteson
Genres:
Documentary
31. The Substance of Fire (1996)
8
2
The Substance of Fire
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sarah Geldhart
Director:
Daniel J. Sullivan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tony Goldwyn, Viola Davis, Benjamin Ungar, Timothy Hutton, Tom McDermott
32. Spinning Into Butter (2007)
5
2
Spinning Into Butter
R
5
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Sarah Daniels
Director:
Mark Brokaw
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Miranda Richardson, Mykelti Williamson, Becky Ann Baker, Victor Rasuk
33. 2000 MTV Movie Awards (2000)
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3
2000 MTV Movie Awards
5
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself - Host
Director:
Bruce Gowers
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Cameron Diaz, Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson, Lucy Liu

TV Movie(s)

1. My Body, My Child (1982)
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2
My Body, My Child
13
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Marvin J. Chomsky
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Vanessa Redgrave, Cynthia Nixon, Stephen Elliott, Jack Albertson
2. The Little Match Girl (1974)
12
3
The Little Match Girl
12
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Bramall, Tom G. Robertson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Edwin Brown, Lynsey Baxter, Golda Casimir, Marion Fiddick
4. The Ryan White Story (1989)
11
2
The Ryan White Story
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Herzfeld
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
George Dzundza, George C. Scott, Judith Light, Lukas Haas
5. In the Best Interest of the Children (1992)
12
3
In the Best Interest of the Children
12
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Callie Cain
Director:
Michael Ray Rhodes
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jane Lynch, Lexi Randall, Sally Struthers, Gary Graham
8. Washingtonienne (2009)
9
2
Washingtonienne
9
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Mark Mylod
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rachael Taylor, Elizabeth Tulloch, Amanda Walsh, Zoe Lister-Jones, Jesse Williams
9. The Room Upstairs (1987)
8
1
The Room Upstairs
8
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Stuart Margolin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Linda Hunt, Sam Waterston, Stockard Channing, Joan Allen
10. Going for the Gold: The Bill Johnson Story (1985)
7
2
Going for the Gold: The Bill Johnson Story
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Maggie
Director:
Don Taylor
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Anthony Edwards, Dennis Weaver, Deborah Van Valkenburgh, Wayne Northrop
11. The Alan King Show (1986)
6
2
The Alan King Show
6
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jim Drake
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dina Merrill, Catherine Keener, Alan King, David Knell

Animation(s)

Drawing Power (1980)
Drawing Power
As:
Cast
Genres:
Animation
Star Cast:
Debbie Allen, Jamie Aff, Bob Kaliban, Kari Page
Escape from Planet Earth (2013)
Escape from Planet Earth
TV-PG
Plot:

Escape from Planet Earth is an animated comedy sci-fi adventure film which tells the story of an Astronaut named Scorch Supernova, who finds himself in a trap after responding to an SOS from a dangerous alien planet.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Cal Brunker
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Adventure, Animation, Family
Owen (1995)
Owen
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Director:
Don Duga, Irra Duga
Genres:
Short, Family, Animation

TV Shows and Videos

A Year in the Life (1987)
A Year in the Life
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alan Arkin, Adam Arkin, Richard Kiley, Brian Benben
3-2-1 Contact (1980)
3-2-1 Contact
TV-Y7
As:
Cast
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Danny Aiello, Mel Blanc, Adam Rich, David Quinn
Square Pegs (1982)
Square Pegs
TV-G
As:
Cast
Role:
Patty Greene (20 episodes, 1982-1983)
Director:
Kim Friedman, Terry Hughes, James Nasella
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Murray, Amy Linker, Merritt Butrick, John Femia
Work of Art: The Next Great Artist (2010)
Work of Art: The Next Great Artist
As:
Producer
Genres:
Reality-TV
Star Cast:
China Chow, Simon de Pury, Jerry Saltz, Judith Braun, Nao Bustamante
Sex and the City (1998)
Sex and the City
TV-14
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Carrie Bradshaw (94 episodes, 1998-2004)
Director:
Michael Patrick King, Allen Coulter, Michael Engler, Michael Spiller, Alan Taylor
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series
2 Dope Queens (2018)
2 Dope Queens
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jessica Williams, Aparna Nancherla, Michelle Buteau, Phoebe Robinson
Sesame Beginnings: Moving Together (2007)
Sesame Beginnings: Moving Together
TV-Y
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
Ken Diego, Adam Matalon
Genres:
Family, Short
Star Cast:
Fran Brill, Kevin Clash, Bill Barretta, Pam Arciero

Sarah Jessica Parker Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Sex and the City Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical 2004
Sex and the City Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical 2002
Sex and the City Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical 2001
Sex and the City Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical 2000
Primetime Emmy Awards
Sex and the City Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series 2004
Sex and the City Outstanding Comedy Series 2001
People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Premium Series Actress 2017