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List of Shannen Doherty Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

2. Little House: Look Back to Yesterday (1983)
12
3
Little House: Look Back to Yesterday
TV-PG
12
3
Starring:
Melissa Gilbert, Michael Landon, Victor French, Kevin Hagen, Dean Butler, Richard Bull
Directed By:
Victor French
3. Little House: Bless All the Dear Children (1984)
11
3
Little House: Bless All the Dear Children
TV-PG
11
3
Starring:
Melissa Gilbert, Michael Landon, Victor French, Kevin Hagen, Dean Butler, Richard Bull
Directed By:
Victor French
4. Heathers (1988)
52
19
Heathers
R
52
19

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. 

Role:
Heather Duke
Starring:
Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Lisanne Falk, Kim Walker
Directed By:
Michael Lehmann
5. Mallrats (1995)
57
24
Mallrats
R
57
24

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.

Role:
Rene
Starring:
Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Ben Affleck, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Jeremy London, Jason Lee, Claire Forlani
Directed By:
6. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
68
32
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
R
68
32

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.

Directed By:
7. Night Shift (1982)
14
7
Night Shift
R
14
7

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, Ron Howard, Kevin Costner, Richard Belzer, Henry Winkler, Pat Corley, Shelley Long
Directed By:
9. Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)
11
7
Girls Just Want to Have Fun
PG
11
7

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.

Role:
Maggie Malene
Directed By:
Alan Metter
10. Burning Palms (2010)
6
5
Burning Palms
R
6
5
Role:
Dr. Shelly
Starring:
Zoe Saldana, Rosamund Pike, Paz Vega, Dylan McDermott, Jamie Chung
Directed By:
Christopher Landon
11. Category 7: The End of the World (2005)
5
5
Category 7: The End of the World
TV-PG
5
5
Role:
Faith Clavell (2 episodes, 2005-2012)
Starring:
James Brolin, Randy Quaid, Tom Skerritt, Swoosie Kurtz, Robert Wagner, Cameron Daddo, Gina Gershon
Directed By:
Dick Lowry
12. Satan's School for Girls (2000)
4
4
Satan's School for Girls
TV-14
4
4
Role:
Beth Hammersmith / Karen Oxford
Starring:
Taraji P. Henson, Julie Benz, Daniel Cosgrove, Richard Joseph Paul
Directed By:
Christopher Leitch
13. Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys (2014)
4
4
Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys
TV-14
4
4
Role:
Cate
Starring:
Christopher Lloyd, Zack Ward, Jason Brooks, Ciara Hanna
Directed By:
James Cullen Bressack
14. The Lost Treasure of the Grand Canyon (2008)
3
4
The Lost Treasure of the Grand Canyon
3
4
Role:
Susan Jordan
Starring:
JR Bourne, Michael Shanks, Toby Berner, Heather Doerksen
Directed By:
Farhad Mann
15. Forever Young (1991)
10
3
Forever Young
10
3
Role:
Party Girl
Starring:
Kaleo Anders, Arinn-Ashley Olson, J. Michael Pank, Celeste Prince
Directed By:
Harry C. Hunter
16. A Burning Passion: The Margaret Mitchell Story (1994)
8
3
A Burning Passion: The Margaret Mitchell Story
PG-13
8
3
Role:
Margaret
Starring:
Ann Wedgeworth, Matt Mulhern, Dale Midkiff, Morgan Weisser
Directed By:
Larry Peerce
17. Freeze Frame (1990)
9
3
Freeze Frame
9
3
Role:
Lindsay Scott
Starring:
Charles Haid, Robyn Douglass, Ryan Lambert, Adam Carl
Directed By:
William Bindley
18. Gone in the Night (1996)
10
4
Gone in the Night
10
4
Role:
Cindi Dowaliby
Starring:
Kevin Dillon, Ed Asner, Edward Asner, Lawrence Hanson, James Anthony
Directed By:
Bill Norton
19. Bukowski (2013)
9
4
Bukowski
9
4
Role:
Katharina Bukowski
Starring:
Alex Kingston, Josh Peck, Keegan Allen, Ella Anderson
Directed By:
20. Friends 'Til the End (1997)
9
4
Friends 'Til the End
TV-PG
9
4
Role:
Heather Romley
Starring:
Jason London, Harriet Sansom Harris, Jennifer Blanc-Biehn, John Livingston
Directed By:
Jack Bender
21. Growing the Big One (2010)
8
4
Growing the Big One
G
8
4
Role:
Emma Silver
Starring:
Kavan Smith, April Telek, Aaron Pearl, Stephanie Belding
Directed By:
Mark Griffiths
22. Avid Merrion's XXXmas Special (2005)
8
4
Avid Merrion's XXXmas Special
8
4
Role:
Herself
Starring:
Leigh Francis, Daryl Hannah, Verne Troyer, Barunka O'Shaughnessy
Directed By:
Ben Palmer
23. Alf Loves a Mystery (1987)
7
4
Alf Loves a Mystery
7
4
Role:
The Lady in Red
Starring:
Mary Wickes, Betty White, Jackée Harry, Stephen Furst, Luis Daniel Ponce
Directed By:
Tony Singletary
24. The Other Lover (1985)
8
4
The Other Lover
8
4
Starring:
Millie Perkins, Lindsay Wagner, Max Gail, John Bennett Perry
Directed By:
Robert Ellis Miller
25. Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay (2002)
8
4
Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay
8
4
Starring:
Parker Posey, Shirley MacLaine, R.H. Thomson, Rachael Crawford
Directed By:
Ed Gernon
26. Sleeping with the Devil (1997)
8
4
Sleeping with the Devil
TV-PG
8
4
Role:
Rebecca Dubrovich
Starring:
Tim Matheson, Bonnie Bartlett, David Bowe, Steve Eastin
Directed By:
William A. Graham
27. Christmas Caper (2007)
8
4
Christmas Caper
PG
8
4
Role:
Cate Dove
Starring:
Ty Olsson, Stefanie von Pfetten, Sonya Salomaa, Conrad Coates
Directed By:
David Winkler
28. Another Day (2001)
7
4
Another Day
7
4
Role:
Kate
Starring:
Julian McMahon, David Ferry, Max Martini, Courtney Kidd
Directed By:
Jeffrey Reiner
29. Obsessed (1992)
7
4
Obsessed
7
4
Role:
Lorie Brindel
Starring:
William Devane, Lois Chiles, James Handy, Clare Carey
Directed By:
Jonathan Sanger
30. Borgore & Sikdope: Unicorn Zombie Apocalypse (2014)
5
4
Borgore & Sikdope: Unicorn Zombie Apocalypse
5
4
Role:
News Anchor
Starring:
Zack Ward, Pearry Reginald Teo, Kirsty Hill, Reena Sky
Directed By:
James Cullen Bressack
31. View of Terror (2003)
6
4
View of Terror
TV-PG
6
4
Role:
Celeste Timmerman
Starring:
Jayne Heitmeyer, Charles Edwin Powell, Michel Francoeur, Sean Tucker
Directed By:
Louis Bélanger
32. Kiss Me Deadly (2008)
5
4
Kiss Me Deadly
R
5
4
Role:
Marta
Starring:
John Rhys-Davies, Robert Gant, Fraser Brown, Nathan Whitaker
Directed By:
Ron Oliver
33. The Ticket (1997)
5
4
The Ticket
PG-13
5
4
Role:
CeeCee Reicker
Starring:
Al Mancini, James Marshall, Phillip Van Dyke, Heidi Swedberg
Directed By:
Stuart Cooper
34. The Rendering (2002)
5
4
The Rendering
5
4
Role:
Sarah Reynolds
Starring:
Stephen Young, Peter Outerbridge, John H. Brennan, John Moore
Directed By:
Peter Svatek
35. All I Want for Christmas (2014)
5
4
All I Want for Christmas
5
4
Role:
Brenda Patterson
Starring:
Jsu Garcia, Antonio Sabato Jr., Mason Douglas, Juliocesar Chavez
Directed By:
Emilio Ferrari
36. Striking Poses (1999)
5
4
Striking Poses
R
5
4
Role:
Gage Sullivan
Starring:
Colm Feore, Aidan Devine, Joseph Griffin, Tamara Gorski
Directed By:
Gail Harvey
37. Encounter with Danger (2009)
5
4
Encounter with Danger
TV-14
5
4
Role:
Lori
Starring:
Mark Humphrey, Sebastien Roberts, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, David Nykl
Directed By:
Neill Fearnley
38. Bethany (2017)
4
5
Bethany
4
5
Role:
Susan
Starring:
Tom Green, Zack Ward, Keith Jardine, Stefanie Estes
Directed By:
James Cullen Bressack
39. Almost Dead (1994)
4
4
Almost Dead
4
4
Role:
Katherine
Starring:
Steve Inwood, John Diehl, William R. Moses, Costas Mandylor
Directed By:
Ruben Preuss
40. Blindfold: Acts of Obsession (1994)
4
4
Blindfold: Acts of Obsession
R
4
4
Role:
Madeleine Dalton
Starring:
Judd Nelson, Michael Woods, Kristian Alfonso, Drew Snyder
Directed By:
Lawrence L. Simeone
41. Back in the Day (2016)
3
4
Back in the Day
3
4
Role:
Maria
Starring:
Danny Glover, Alec Baldwin, Annabella Sciorra, Michael Madsen
Directed By:
Paul Borghese
42. Witchslayer Gretl (2012)
3
4
Witchslayer Gretl
3
4
Role:
Gretl
Starring:
Sarain Boylan, Emilie Ullerup, Jefferson Brown, Paul McGillion
Directed By:
Mario Azzopardi

TV Shows

Off the Map
11
1
Off the Map
11
1
Role:
Herself (6 episodes, 2015)
Starring:
Holly Marie Combs
The Secret of Lost Creek
10
2
The Secret of Lost Creek
10
2
Role:
Jennie Fogel (unknown episodes)
Starring:
Scott Bremner, Jody Montana, Florence Healey French, Ruth Hale
Voyagers!
11
2
Voyagers!
11
2
Starring:
Luke Perry, Ed Begley Jr., Mako Iwamatsu, Mako, Meeno Peluce
Radical Something: Naked in Venice (2012)
9
2
Radical Something: Naked in Venice
9
2
Starring:
Holly Marie Combs, Josh Cocktail
Directed By:
Shannen Doherty
Robert Kennedy and His Times
9
2
Robert Kennedy and His Times
9
2
Starring:
Jason Bateman, River Phoenix, Veronica Cartwright, Joe Pantoliano, Jeffrey Tambor, Mimi Kennedy, Charles Bateman
Directed By:
Marvin J. Chomsky
Magnum, P.I.
21
7
Magnum, P.I.
21
7
Starring:
Carol Burnett, Celeste Holm, Scatman Crothers, James Doohan, Kim Richards, James Cromwell, John Ratzenberger
Directed By:
Little House on the Prairie
21
7
Little House on the Prairie
TV-PG
21
7
Starring:
Sean Penn, June Carter Cash, Ernest Borgnine, Jonathan Banks, Melissa Sue Anderson, Patricia Neal, Todd Bridges
Directed By:
Outlaws
8
3
Outlaws
8
3
Starring:
Rod Taylor, Richard Roundtree, William Lucking, Charles Napier
21 Jump Street
14
5
21 Jump Street
14
5
Starring:
Jada Pinkett Smith, Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, Josh Brolin, Rosie Perez, Vince Vaughn, Jason Priestley
Directed By:
Kim Manners, Bill Corcoran, James Whitmore Jr., Jorge Montesi, Jefferson Kibbee
Charmed
50
20
Charmed
TV-14
50
20
Starring:
Chris Diamantopoulos, Scott Steiner, Robert Englund, Jenny McCarthy, Jon Hamm, Corey Stoll, Ann Cusack
Directed By:
The Phoenix
8
3
The Phoenix
8
3
Role:
 Little Girl (uncredited) 1 episode, 1982
Starring:
E.G. Marshall, Carmen Argenziano, Richard Lynch, Judson Scott
Life Goes On
9
3
Life Goes On
9
3
Starring:
Jack Black, Lisa Kudrow, Seth Green, Christine Taylor, Elizabeth Berkley, Dean Cain, Greg Kinnear
Directed By:
Gene Reynolds, Michael Lange, Jerry Jameson, Kim Friedman, Mel Damski
Our House
8
3
Our House
8
3
Role:
Kris Witherspoon (46 episodes, 1986-1988)
Starring:
Andrea Barber, Cloris Leachman, Patrick Duffy, Jason Bateman, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Chad Allen
Directed By:
Nick Havinga, Harry Harris, Robert Scheerer, Ray Austin, Jerry Thorpe
Suite 7
8
3
Suite 7
8
3
Role:
Adrienne (1 episode, 2011)
Starring:
Milo Ventimiglia, Brian Austin Green, Wilson Cleveland
Directed By:
BH90210
9
4
BH90210
TV-14
9
4
Role:
Shannen Doherty
Starring:
Tori Spelling, Jennie Garth, Brian Austin Green, Jason Priestley, Denise Richards
Directed By:
Howard Deutch, Gina Lamar , Kabir Akhtar
Shannen Says
7
3
Shannen Says
7
3
Role:
Herself (8 episodes, 2012)
Starring:
Kurt Iswarienko, Roger Castillo, Chris Cortazzo, Rosa Doherty
Airwolf
12
6
Airwolf
12
6
Starring:
David Carradine, Bryan Cranston, John Aniston, Tia Carrere, Eric Braeden, Ernest Borgnine, Jan-Michael Vincent
Directed By:
Virgil W. Vogel, Sutton Roley, Alan J. Levi, Harvey S. Laidman, Bernard L. Kowalski
Highway to Heaven
10
4
Highway to Heaven
10
4
Starring:
Alice Ghostley, Carrie Snodgress, Keenan Wynn, Helen Hayes, Dorothy McGuire, Eddie Albert, Eli Wallach
Directed By:
Scare Tactics
7
4
Scare Tactics
7
4
Role:
Herself - Host (24 episodes, 2003-2008)
Starring:
Brooke Hogan, Tracy Morgan, Travis Draft, Sven Holmberg
North Shore
7
3
North Shore
7
3
Starring:
Matt Bomer, Leighton Meester, Jason Momoa, Chyler Leigh, Dominic Purcell, Tamlyn Tomita, Kristoffer Polaha
Directed By:
Patrick R. Norris, Kenneth Biller, Michael Fresco
Bo! in the USA
6
3
Bo! in the USA
6
3
Role:
Herself - Celebrity Guest (2 episodes, 2006)
Starring:
Leigh Francis, Luis Fernandez-Gil, Nancy Guerriero, Lisa Mason Lee
Directed By:
Ben Palmer
Beverly Hills, 90210
21
12
Beverly Hills, 90210
TV-14
21
12
Starring:
Burt Reynolds, Roger Corman, Season Hubley, Milton Berle, Michelle Phillips, Rosie O'Donnell, Peter Krause
Father Murphy
7
3
Father Murphy
7
3
Starring:
Corey Feldman, Christina Applegate, James Cromwell, Merlin Olsen, Katherine Cannon, Timothy Gibbs, Moses Gunn
Directed By:
Radical Something: Pure (2014)
5
3
Radical Something: Pure
5
3
Directed By:
Shannen Doherty
90210
25
16
90210
TV-14
25
16
Starring:
Lily Collins, Jessica Lowndes, Jana Kramer, Kellan Lutz, Marie Avgeropoulos, Arielle Kebbel, Rumer Willis
Directed By:
Still the Beaver
5
3
Still the Beaver
5
3
Starring:
Nicole Eggert, Jerry Mathers, Ray Walston, Giovanni Ribisi, Joaquin Phoenix, Christina Applegate, Veronica Cartwright
Directed By:
Brian Levant, Roger Duchowny, Bob Claver, Nick Abdo, Frank Saperstein
Heathers
5
4
Heathers
TV-MA
5
4
Starring:
Selma Blair, Grace Victoria Cox, Jasmine Mathews, Melanie Field
Rebel Highway
5
3
Rebel Highway
5
3
Starring:
Julie Bowen, Jared Leto, Paul Rudd, Renee Zellweger, Adrien Brody, Alicia Silverstone, Alyssa Milano
Directed By:
Love, Inc.
3
3
Love, Inc.
3
3
Role:
 Denise Johnson (uncredited) 1 episode, 2005
Starring:
Meghan Markle, Taylor Lautner, Christina Moore, Tia Mowry, Page Kennedy, Felicia Day, Kevin Hart
Directed By:
Steve Zuckerman, Rob Schiller, Sheldon Epps, Katy Garretson, Arlene Sanford
Rock in a Hard Place
2
3
Rock in a Hard Place
TV-14
2
3
Role:
Janice (1 episode)
Starring:
Joely Fisher, Denise Richards, Steven Shaw, Sheldon A. Smith
Breaking Up with Shannen Doherty
0
0
Breaking Up with Shannen Doherty
0
0
Starring:
Sarah Colonna, Henry Dittman, Tom Schmid, Chriss Anglin

Animation Movies

Mari-Kari
7
2
Mari-Kari
7
2
Role:
Kari / ... (8 episodes, 2010)
Starring:
Steve Blum, Georgette Perna
The Secret of NIMH (1982)
16
5
The Secret of NIMH
G
16
5

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. 

Role:
Teresa (voice)
Starring:
Wil Wheaton, John Carradine, Derek Jacobi, Hermione Baddeley, Dom DeLuise
Directed By:
Don Bluth

Special Appearance/Cameo

Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
10
5
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult
PG-13
10
5

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.

Role:
Shannen Doherty (uncredited)
Starring:
Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, James Earl Jones, O. J. Simpson, Raquel Welch, Florence Henderson, George Harris Kennedy, Jr
Directed By:
Peter Segal