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List of Shannen Doherty Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Heathers (1988)
14
4
Heathers
R
14
4

Veronica is part of her high school’s most popular clique that is run by three Heathers; Heather Chandler, Heather Duke, and Heather McNamara. She soon grows tired of their cruelty to other students and befriends a newcomer called J.D. Together they plan to take revenge; but to her horror each time their target dies. Soon she realizes that J.D is purposely killing those he does not like. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Heather Duke
Director:
Michael Lehmann
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Lisanne Falk, Kim Walker
2. Mallrats (1995)
14
5
Mallrats
R
14
5

Mallrats is a comedy film that sees two friends, T.S. and Brodie, recently dumped by their girlfriends, head to the local mall where they decide to win them back. The film also features a sleazy store manager, a lascivious underage girl who has sex with strange men in the name of research and a dating show filmed in the mall.

As:
Cast
Role:
Rene
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Ben Affleck, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Jeremy London, Jason Lee, Claire Forlani
3. Night Shift (1982)
13
2
Night Shift
R
13
2

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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Keaton, Ron Howard, Kevin Costner, Richard Belzer, Henry Winkler, Pat Corley, Shelley Long
4. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
12
3
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
R
12
3

Jay and Silent Bob discover that a movie adaptation of the comic, which is based on them, is being planned by Miramax Films. Furious at the negative feedback the movie is generating, the two decide to go to Hollywood to stop the film from being made or at least get a royalty. En route, they meet up with a hitchhiker, jewel thieves and are chased by a Wildlife Marshal.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
5. Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
13
2
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult
PG-13
13
2

The last movie in The Naked Gun film series opens with cop Frank Drebin retiring from his job to devote more time to his personal life. However, he secretly desires to make a comeback. So when his former associates reach out to him seeking his help to catch a bomber who is planning to blow up the Academy Awards, he grabs the opportunity and goes undercover to stop the attack.

As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
Peter Segal
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
6. Nowhere (1997)
12
4
Nowhere
R
12
4

An alienated eighteen year old boy is unsure whether he likes his bisexual polyamorous girlfriend or his shy gay classmate.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Gregg Araki
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
7. Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)
11
3
Girls Just Want to Have Fun
PG
11
3

Janey is a talented gymnast, but she is forced to stay out of the spotlight, due to her strict father who is an Army colonel. Her life takes a turn after she moves to a new town and meets a carefree woman named Lynne, who convinces her to disobey her father for the first time and enter a dance competition.

As:
Cast
Role:
Maggie Malene
Director:
Alan Metter
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Music
8. Burning Palms (2010)
10
2
Burning Palms
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Shelly
Director:
Christopher Landon
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Zoe Saldana, Rosamund Pike, Dylan McDermott, Jamie Chung
9. Bukowski (2013)
13
2
Bukowski
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Katharina Bukowski
Director:
James Franco
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Alex Kingston, Josh Peck, Keegan Allen, Ella Anderson
10. Borgore & Sikdope: Unicorn Zombie Apocalypse (2014)
11
3
Borgore & Sikdope: Unicorn Zombie Apocalypse
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
News Anchor
Director:
James Cullen Bressack
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Zack Ward, Pearry Reginald Teo, Kirsty Hill, Reena Sky
11. Striking Poses (1999)
17
2
Striking Poses
R
17
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Gage Sullivan
Director:
Gail Harvey
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Colm Feore, Aidan Devine, Joseph Griffin, Tamara Gorski
12. Almost Dead (1994)
10
3
Almost Dead
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Katherine
Director:
Ruben Preuss
Genres:
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Steve Inwood, John Diehl, William R. Moses, Costas Mandylor
13. Bethany (2017)
10
2
Bethany
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Susan
Director:
James Cullen Bressack
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Tom Green, Zack Ward, Keith Jardine, Stefanie Estes
14. Back in the Day (2016)
9
2
Back in the Day
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Maria
Director:
Paul Borghese
Genres:
Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Danny Glover, Alec Baldwin, Annabella Sciorra, Michael Madsen

TV Movie(s)

1. Little House: The Last Farewell (1984)
15
3
Little House: The Last Farewell
TV-PG
15
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Landon
Genres:
Drama, Western
Star Cast:
Michael Landon, Karen Grassle, Melissa Gilbert, Victor French, Kevin Hagen, Dean Butler, Richard Bull
2. Little House: Look Back to Yesterday (1983)
16
4
Little House: Look Back to Yesterday
TV-PG
16
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Victor French
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Western, Family
Star Cast:
Melissa Gilbert, Michael Landon, Victor French, Kevin Hagen, Dean Butler, Richard Bull
3. Little House: Bless All the Dear Children (1984)
16
3
Little House: Bless All the Dear Children
TV-PG
16
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Victor French
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Melissa Gilbert, Michael Landon, Victor French, Kevin Hagen, Dean Butler, Richard Bull
5. Satan's School for Girls (2000)
11
1
Satan's School for Girls
TV-14
11
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Beth Hammersmith / Karen Oxford
Director:
Christopher Leitch
Genres:
Drama, Horror
Star Cast:
Taraji P. Henson, Julie Benz, Daniel Cosgrove, Richard Joseph Paul
6. Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys (2014)
9
1
Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys
TV-14
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Cate
Director:
James Cullen Bressack
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Christopher Lloyd, Zack Ward, Jason Brooks, Ciara Hanna
7. The Lost Treasure of the Grand Canyon (2008)
8
1
The Lost Treasure of the Grand Canyon
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Susan Jordan
Director:
Farhad Mann
Genres:
Horror, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
JR Bourne, Michael Shanks, Toby Berner, Heather Doerksen
8. The Other Lover (1985)
13
3
The Other Lover
13
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Ellis Miller
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Millie Perkins, Lindsay Wagner, Max Gail, John Bennett Perry
9. Gone in the Night (1996)
17
2
Gone in the Night
17
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Cindi Dowaliby
Director:
Bill Norton
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kevin Dillon, Ed Asner, Edward Asner, Lawrence Hanson, James Anthony
10. Forever Young (1991)
13
2
Forever Young
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Party Girl
Director:
Harry C. Hunter
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kaleo Anders, Arinn-Ashley Olson, J. Michael Pank, Celeste Prince
11. A Burning Passion: The Margaret Mitchell Story (1994)
14
3
A Burning Passion: The Margaret Mitchell Story
PG-13
14
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Margaret
Director:
Larry Peerce
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Ann Wedgeworth, Matt Mulhern, Dale Midkiff, Morgan Weisser
12. Friends 'Til the End (1997)
13
2
Friends 'Til the End
TV-PG
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Heather Romley
Director:
Jack Bender
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jason London, Harriet Sansom Harris, Jennifer Blanc-Biehn, John Livingston
13. Growing the Big One (2010)
15
2
Growing the Big One
G
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Emma Silver
Director:
Mark Griffiths
Genres:
Romance
Star Cast:
Kavan Smith, April Telek, Aaron Pearl, Stephanie Belding
14. Freeze Frame (1990)
12
2
Freeze Frame
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lindsay Scott
Director:
William Bindley
Genres:
Family, Thriller
Star Cast:
Charles Haid, Robyn Douglass, Ryan Lambert, Adam Carl
15. Obsessed (1992)
14
3
Obsessed
14
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Lorie Brindel
Director:
Jonathan Sanger
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Lois Chiles, William Devane, James Handy, Clare Carey
16. Alf Loves a Mystery (1987)
10
3
Alf Loves a Mystery
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
The Lady in Red
Director:
Tony Singletary
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Mary Wickes, Betty White, Jackée Harry, Stephen Furst, Luis Daniel Ponce
17. Christmas Caper (2007)
10
2
Christmas Caper
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Cate Dove
Director:
David Winkler
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Ty Olsson, Stefanie von Pfetten, Sonya Salomaa, Conrad Coates
18. Another Day (2001)
13
3
Another Day
13
3
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Kate
Director:
Jeffrey Reiner
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Julian McMahon, David Ferry, Max Martini, Courtney Kidd
19. Avid Merrion's XXXmas Special (2005)
9
2
Avid Merrion's XXXmas Special
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
Ben Palmer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Leigh Francis, Daryl Hannah, Verne Troyer, Barunka O'Shaughnessy
20. Sleeping with the Devil (1997)
13
2
Sleeping with the Devil
TV-PG
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rebecca Dubrovich
Director:
William A. Graham
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Tim Matheson, Bonnie Bartlett, David Bowe, Steve Eastin
21. Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay (2002)
11
3
Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay
11
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Ed Gernon
Genres:
Biography, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Parker Posey, Shirley MacLaine, R.H. Thomson, Rachael Crawford
22. The Ticket (1997)
11
2
The Ticket
PG-13
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
CeeCee Reicker
Director:
Stuart Cooper
Genres:
Thriller, Adventure, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Al Mancini, James Marshall, Phillip Van Dyke, Heidi Swedberg
23. Kiss Me Deadly (2008)
12
2
Kiss Me Deadly
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Marta
Director:
Ron Oliver
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
John Rhys-Davies, Robert Gant, Fraser Brown, Nathan Whitaker
24. All I Want for Christmas (2014)
10
3
All I Want for Christmas
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Brenda Patterson
Director:
Emilio Ferrari
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Jsu Garcia, Antonio Sabato Jr., Mason Douglas, Juliocesar Chavez
25. View of Terror (2003)
11
4
View of Terror
TV-PG
11
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Celeste Timmerman
Director:
Louis Bélanger
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Jayne Heitmeyer, Charles Edwin Powell, Michel Francoeur, Sean Tucker
26. The Rendering (2002)
10
4
The Rendering
10
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Sarah Reynolds
Director:
Peter Svatek
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Stephen Young, Peter Outerbridge, John H. Brennan, John Moore
27. Encounter with Danger (2009)
9
2
Encounter with Danger
TV-14
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lori
Director:
Neill Fearnley
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Mark Humphrey, Sebastien Roberts, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, David Nykl
28. Blindfold: Acts of Obsession (1994)
10
2
Blindfold: Acts of Obsession
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Madeleine Dalton
Director:
Lawrence L. Simeone
Genres:
Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Judd Nelson, Michael Woods, Kristian Alfonso, Drew Snyder
29. Witchslayer Gretl (2012)
8
1
Witchslayer Gretl
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Gretl
Director:
Mario Azzopardi
Genres:
Fantasy, Horror
Star Cast:
Sarain Boylan, Emilie Ullerup, Jefferson Brown, Paul McGillion

Animation(s)

The Secret of NIMH (1982)
The Secret of NIMH
G
Plot:

This animated adventure film tells the story of a field mouse who is forced to seek help from a colony of rats in order to save her ill son. She is also unaware of the fact that she has a deeper link with them. 

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Director:
Don Bluth
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Drama, Thriller, Family, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
John Carradine, Wil Wheaton, Derek Jacobi, Hermione Baddeley, Dom DeLuise
Mari-Kari (2010)
Mari-Kari
As:
Cast
Role:
Kari / ... (8 episodes, 2010)
Genres:
Comedy, Horror, Thriller, Drama, Animation
Star Cast:
Steve Blum, Georgette Perna

TV Shows and Videos

Off the Map (2015)
Off the Map
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Herself (6 episodes, 2015)
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
The Secret of Lost Creek (1992)
The Secret of Lost Creek
As:
Cast
Role:
Jennie Fogel (unknown episodes)
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Scott Bremner, Jody Montana, Florence Healey French, Ruth Hale
The Phoenix (1981)
The Phoenix
As:
Cast, uncredited
Genres:
Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
E.G. Marshall, Carmen Argenziano, Richard Lynch, Judson Scott
Outlaws (1986)
Outlaws
As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Sci-Fi, Action, Western
Star Cast:
Rod Taylor, Richard Roundtree, William Lucking, Charles Napier
Our House (1986)
Our House
As:
Cast
Role:
Kris Witherspoon (46 episodes, 1986-1988)
Director:
Nick Havinga, Harry Harris, Robert Scheerer, Ray Austin, Jerry Thorpe
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Patrick Duffy, Andrea Barber, Cloris Leachman, Jason Bateman, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Chad Allen
Suite 7 (2010)
Suite 7
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Role:
Adrienne (1 episode, 2011)
Director:
Shannen Doherty, Milo Ventimiglia, Michael Kang, Mark Gantt
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Radical Something: Naked in Venice (2012)
Radical Something: Naked in Venice
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Shannen Doherty
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Holly Marie Combs, Josh Cocktail
Father Murphy (1981)
Father Murphy
As:
Cast
Director:
William F. Claxton, Michael Landon, Victor French
Genres:
Western, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Corey Feldman, Christina Applegate, James Cromwell, Merlin Olsen, Katherine Cannon, Timothy Gibbs, Moses Gunn
Bo! in the USA (2006)
Bo! in the USA
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself - Celebrity Guest (2 episodes, 2006)
Director:
Ben Palmer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Leigh Francis, Luis Fernandez-Gil, Nancy Guerriero, Lisa Mason Lee
Scare Tactics (2003)
Scare Tactics
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself - Host (24 episodes, 2003-2008)
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, Reality-TV, Sci-Fi, Horror
Star Cast:
Brooke Hogan, Tracy Morgan, Travis Draft, Sven Holmberg
Shannen Says (2012)
Shannen Says
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Herself (8 episodes, 2012)
Genres:
Reality-TV
Star Cast:
Kurt Iswarienko, Roger Castillo, Chris Cortazzo, Rosa Doherty
Radical Something: Pure (2014)
Radical Something: Pure
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Shannen Doherty
Genres:
Short, Music
Breaking Up with Shannen Doherty (2006)
Breaking Up with Shannen Doherty
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Herself - Host (14 episodes, 2006)
Genres:
Reality-TV
Star Cast:
Sarah Colonna, Henry Dittman, Tom Schmid, Chriss Anglin
Rock in a Hard Place (2016)
Rock in a Hard Place
TV-14
As:
Cast
Role:
Janice (1 episode)
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Musical
Star Cast:
Joely Fisher, Denise Richards, Steven Shaw, Sheldon A. Smith
Heathers (2018)
Heathers
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Selma Blair, Grace Victoria Cox, Jasmine Mathews, Melanie Field