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List of Scott Bakula Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. American Beauty (1999)
16
4
American Beauty
R
16
4

Middle-aged magazine executive Lester Burnham abhors his job, is unhappy with his loveless marriage to ambitious real estate agent Carolyn, and is hated by his moody teenage daughter Jane. Unaware of his wife's extramarital affair, Lester suddenly falls for Jane's sexually experienced classmate Angela, which affects his life and those around him in a tragic way.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Kevin Spacey, Allison Janney, Chris Cooper, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley
2. Life as a House (2001)
15
2
Life as a House
R
15
2

George, a divorcee, is diagnosed with terminal cancer the day he loses his job. He decides to take down the house passed on by his father and build a new one. Trying to reconnect, he asks his rebellious son Sam for help. His ex-wife, friends and neighbors extend their support; soon he realizes, he is not rebuilding a house, but also relationships.

As:
Cast
Director:
Irwin Winkler
Genres:
Drama
3. Source Code (2011)
13
2
Source Code
PG-13
13
2

Source Code is a sci-fi mystery action thriller, revolving around Captain Colter Stevens of the US Army, who finds himself in a computed reality, and is given a mission to find a train bomber.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Romance
Star Cast:
Jake Gyllenhaal, Vera Farmiga, Michelle Monaghan, Jeffrey Wright, Michael Arden
6. Geography Club (2013)
12
3
Geography Club
PG-13
12
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Gary Entin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Marin Hinkle, Wesley Eure, Ana Gasteyer, Andrew Caldwell
7. The Informant! (2009)
11
2
The Informant!
R
11
2

Rising Archer Daniels Midland's executive, Mark Whitacre, decides to spy on his own company for their price-fixing tactics. Working with the FBI he gains enough evidence but struggles with his bipolar disorder. As the movie progresses it is revealed that Mark also embezzled money from his own company and ends up in jail. 

As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Matt Damon, Patton Oswalt, Ann Cusack, Melanie Lynskey, Lucas McHugh Carroll, Eddie Jemison, Rusty Schwimmer
9. Lord of Illusions (1995)
10
2
Lord of Illusions
R
10
2

Detective Harry D’Amour is approached by a mysterious woman who believes her husband to be in danger. His investigation leads him to a dangerous cult.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Harry D'Amour
Director:
Clive Barker
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Horror
Star Cast:
Famke Janssen, Kevin J. O'Connor, Sheila Tousey, Joseph Latimore
10. Necessary Roughness (1991)
10
2
Necessary Roughness
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul Blake
Director:
Stan Dragoti
Genres:
Comedy, Sport
Star Cast:
Jason Bateman, Rob Schneider, Sinbad, Robert Loggia, Larry Miller
12. Me Him Her (2015)
8
2
Me Him Her
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Max Landis
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Haley Joel Osment, Chris Hardwick, Dustin Milligan, Kyle Bornheimer
13. Color of Night (1994)
10
2
Color of Night
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bob Moore
Director:
Richard Rush
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Romance
Star Cast:
Bruce Willis, Lesley Ann Warren, Rubén Blades, Jane March
14. Major League: Back to the Minors (1998)
8
1
Major League: Back to the Minors
TV-PG
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Gus Cantrell
Director:
John Warren
Genres:
Comedy, Sport
Star Cast:
Dennis Haysbert, Corbin Bernsen, Jensen Daggett, Takaaki Ishibashi
15. 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013)
11
2
19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
11
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Jeff Margolis
Star Cast:
Hal Holbrook, Helen Hunt, Jane Krakowski, Alfre Woodard, Chris Tucker
16. The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)
12
2
The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
12
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Alan Carter
Star Cast:
Mahershala Ali, Jennifer Aniston, Robert Duvall, Zach Galifianakis, Uzo Aduba
17. 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)
11
2
20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
11
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Jeff Margolis
Star Cast:
Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, June Squibb, Lupita Nyong'o
18. The Ticket (2003)
11
3
The Ticket
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Dunniger
Director:
David Fuller
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Kieran Mulroney, Joaquín Garrido
19. 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010)
11
2
16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
11
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Jeff Margolis
Star Cast:
Christina Applegate, Dianna Agron, Frank Aletter, Joan Allen, Alexa Alemanni
20. NFL Training Video: How Not to Murder People (2013)
10
2
NFL Training Video: How Not to Murder People
TV-14
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Referee
Director:
Nick Corirossi
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Eugene Cordero, Marshall Givens
23. 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
9
2
17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
9
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Jeff Margolis
Star Cast:
Dianna Agron, Kevin Bacon, Amy Adams, Danny Aiello III
24. Summertime (2016)
9
3
Summertime
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul's Father
Director:
Gabriele Muccino
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jessica Rothe, Laura Cayouette, Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz, Vanessa Ross
25. Above Suspicion (2000)
10
2
Above Suspicion
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
James Stockton
Director:
Stephen La Rocque
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
George Dzundza, Ed Asner, Edward Asner, Annabella Sciorra, Jack Blessing
26. Role of a Lifetime (2002)
9
2
Role of a Lifetime
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bobby Cellini / Buck Steele
Director:
Antony Alda
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Marissa Jaret Winokur, Edie Dearing, Beverly Taylor, Elizabeth Lambert
27. Enter the Dangerous Mind (2013)
8
2
Enter the Dangerous Mind
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kevin
Director:
Youssef Delara, Victor Teran
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Jason Priestley, Gina Rodriguez, Thomas Dekker, Jake Hoffman
28. A Passion to Kill (1994)
7
1
A Passion to Kill
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
David
Director:
Rick King
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
France Nuyen, John Getz, Rex Smith, Chelsea Field
29. Basmati Blues (2017)
7
1
Basmati Blues
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Eric
Director:
Dan Baron
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Brie Larson, Donald Sutherland, Tyne Daly, Utkarsh Ambudkar
30. Luminarias (2000)
6
1
Luminarias
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Joseph
Director:
José Luis Valenzuela
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Cheech Marin, Marta DuBois, Robert Beltran, Lupe Ontiveros

TV Movie(s)

2. Blue Smoke (2007)
9
2
Blue Smoke
TV-14
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
John Minger
Director:
David Carson
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Talia Shire, Nora Roberts, Alicia Witt, Matthew Settle
3. NetForce (1999)
8
2
NetForce
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Alex Michaels
Director:
Robert Lieberman
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Alexa Vega, Kris Kristofferson, Alexa PenaVega, Joanna Going, Xander Berkeley
4. The Last Fling (1987)
12
2
The Last Fling
PG
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Corey Allen
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
John Ritter, Mario Lopez, Connie Sellecca, Shannon Tweed, Randee Heller, John Bennett Perry
5. Father Can't Cope (2000)
12
2
Father Can't Cope
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Wes Harrison
Director:
Brian Levant
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Mary Page Keller, Richard Ashton, Jake Sandvig
6. Table for Three (2012)
11
2
Table for Three
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Robert Morton
Director:
Pamela Fryman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Brenda Song, Cedric Yarbrough, Nicky Whelan, Christine Woods
7. Mercy Mission: The Rescue of Flight 771 (1993)
15
2
Mercy Mission: The Rescue of Flight 771
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jay Parkins
Director:
Roger Young
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Loggia, Alan Fletcher, Rebecca Rigg, Mike Bishop
8. Untitled Bounty Hunter Project (2013)
10
2
Untitled Bounty Hunter Project
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Pete
Director:
Dean Devlin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Marsha Mason, Geena Davis, Gloria Reuben, Riley Smith
9. Late Boomers (2001)
10
2
Late Boomers
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Teddy Barnett
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Robert Urich, Adam Arkin, Joe Regalbuto, Markie Post
10. The Trial of Old Drum (2000)
10
2
The Trial of Old Drum
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Sean McNamara
Genres:
Drama, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
John Schuck, Ron Perlman, Randy Travis, Bobby Edner
12. In the Name of the People (2000)
10
2
In the Name of the People
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
John Burke
Director:
Peter Levin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Thomas, Amy Madigan, Kimberley Warnat, Robin Anne Phipps
13. Papa's Angels (2000)
10
2
Papa's Angels
PG
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Grins Jenkins
Director:
Dwight H. Little
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Cynthia Nixon, Eva Marie Saint, Lachlan Murdoch, Jenny-Lynn Hutcheson
14. What Girls Learn (2001)
9
2
What Girls Learn
TV-PG
9
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Nick
Director:
Lee Rose
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alison Pill, Sarah Gadon, Elizabeth Perkins, Margo Martindale
15. The Bachelor's Baby (1996)
9
2
The Bachelor's Baby
9
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Jake Henry
Director:
Paul Schneider
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Dan Lauria, Chelsea Field, Pamela Brull, Cynthia Martells
16. In the Shadow of a Killer (1992)
9
2
In the Shadow of a Killer
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Det. David Mitchell
Director:
Alan Metzger
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Miguel Ferrer, James Thomas Patrick Walsh, J.T. Walsh, James Russo, Robert Clohessy
17. Nowhere to Hide (1994)
11
3
Nowhere to Hide
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Kevin Nicholas
Director:
Bobby Roth
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Rosanna Arquette, Robert Wisden, Max Pomeranc, Clifton Powell
18. Mean Streak (1999)
8
2
Mean Streak
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Det. Lou Mattoni
Director:
Tim Hunter
Genres:
Sport, Thriller
Star Cast:
Ron McLarty, Leon, Howard Dell, Bridgid Coulter

Animation(s)

TV Shows and Videos

Guys and Dolls at the Hollywood Bowl (2009)
Guys and Dolls at the Hollywood Bowl
As:
Cast
Role:
Nathan Detroit
Director:
Kenneth Shapiro
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Jessica Biel, Brian Stokes Mitchell
Looking (2014)
Looking
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Russell Tovey, Jonathan Groff, Lauren Weedman, Frankie J. Alvarez
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1996)
Mr. & Mrs. Smith
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Mr. Smith (13 episodes, 1996-1997)
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Action, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Maria Bello, David McCallum, Aida Turturro, Roy Dotrice
American Body Shop (2007)
American Body Shop
TV-14
As:
Cast
Director:
Sam Greene
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Nick Offerman, Thomas F. Wilson, Jill Bartlett, John DiResta, Peter A. Hulne
Eisenhower & Lutz (1988)
Eisenhower & Lutz
As:
Cast
Role:
Barnett M. 'Bud' Lutz Jr (13 episodes, 1988)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
DeLane Matthews, Patricia Richardson, Rose Portillo, Leo Geter
State of the Union (2008)
State of the Union
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Director:
Troy Miller, Tracey Ullman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dylan Sprayberry, Tracey Ullman, Jo Ann Harris, Peter Strauss, Jennifer Fitzgerald
Gung Ho (1986)
Gung Ho
As:
Cast
Role:
Hunt Stevenson (9 episodes, 1986-1987)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Clint Howard, Stephen Lee, Gedde Watanabe, Patti Yasutake
Brothers Take on New Orleans (2016)
Brothers Take on New Orleans
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Host (1 episode, 2016)
Genres:
Reality-TV
Star Cast:
Drew Scott, Jonathan Silver Scott, J.D. Scott, Hoda Kotb

Scott Bakula Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Quantum Leap Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama 1992