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List of Steven Alexander Wright Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Reservoir Dogs (1992)
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Reservoir Dogs
TV-MA
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3

This Quentin Tarantino's neo-noir crime thriller is considered a classic independent and cult film. It has a group of eight men who are a part of a jewellery heist; however, when things go awry and police show up, they begin to suspect the presence of an informant amongst them. The movie alternates between events before and after the robbery.

Starring:
Tim Roth, Steve Buscemi, Harvey Keitel, Quentin Tarantino, Michael Madsen, Chris Penn
Directed By:
2. Natural Born Killers (1994)
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2
Natural Born Killers
R
12
2

A chilling crime drama, Natural Born Killers, sees a young serial-killer couple, Mickey and Mallory Knox, travel through three states, murdering 52 people to become television sensations thanks to overzealous reporting by journalist, Wayne Gale. Starring Woody Harrelson and Juliette Lewis as the Knoxes, and Robert Downey Jr. as Gale, this movie highlights the sensationalization of mass murderers in mainstream media.

Directed By:
3. Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)
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2
Coffee and Cigarettes
R
12
2

An anthology film that has 11 short stories which revolve around coffee and cigarettes as theme. The vignettes cover wide range of topics including Tesla Coil, nicotine as insecticide, 1920’s Paris, medical and musical careers and more. Black-and-while tile motifs are symbolically incorporated in each segment as every discussion involves two who though differ over the topic, still continue with cordial talk.

Role:
Steven (segment "Strange to Meet You")
Directed By:
Jim Jarmusch
5. So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)
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So I Married an Axe Murderer
PG-13
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2

This black comedy romance film revolves around Charlie, a poet afraid of commitment, who falls in love with a girl Harriet. However, he soon starts suspecting that she may be a dangerous serial killer, and has killed all of her previous partners.

Starring:
Amanda Plummer, Mike Myers, Phil Hartman, Alan Arkin, Charles Grodin, Nancy Travis, Anthony LaPaglia
Directed By:
Thomas Schlamme
6. The Last Word (1979)
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2
The Last Word
PG
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2

The Last Word is a comedy drama film which tells the story of Danny Travis, a washed-up inventor, who learns that his house is going to be condemned, after which his kids will be left on the street. Travis is so outraged that when a city official comes for the eviction, he takes the man hostage. Meanwhile, Geritty, a police captain tries to defuse the situation. An opportunistic TV journalist named Paula Herbert turns public sympathies both for and against Travis.

Starring:
Martin Landau, Christopher Guest, Richard Harris, Karen Black, Dennis Christopher
Directed By:
Roy Boulting
7. Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)
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2
Desperately Seeking Susan
PG-13
10
2

Roberta is a housewife who leads a dull and boring life. Her life takes an interesting turn when she loses her memory, and is mistaken for another woman named Susan.

Starring:
Aidan Quinn, Laurie Metcalf, Steven Wright, Rosanna Arquette, Robert Joy
Directed By:
Susan Seidelman
11. The Muse (1999)
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The Muse
PG-13
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The Muse

Starring:
Jennifer Tilly, Sharon Stone, Rob Reiner, Andie MacDowell, Martin Scorsese, Albert Brooks, Jeff Bridges
Directed By:
12. Mixed Nuts (1994)
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Mixed Nuts
PG-13
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2

Philip is the head of a suicide prevention hotline named ‘Lifesavers’. His life gets complicated after he receives an eviction notice from his landlord, as he has been unable to pay his rent for months. In addition to his, he is also having a problem with his neurotic colleague, Mrs. Blanche. Philip tries to convince his girlfriend Susan, who is a loan officer to try to get him a small loan, but she refuses and breaks up with him after telling him that she is dating someone else.

Starring:
Steve Martin, Joely Fisher, Haley Joel Osment, Parker Posey, Adam Sandler, Garry Shandling, Liev Schreiber
Directed By:
Nora Ephron
13. Loser (2000)
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Loser
PG-13
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2

A college student, who is branded a loser by his roommates, is evicted from his dormitory. He soon falls in love with a female student; however, she is infatuated with one of her professors.

Starring:
Greg Kinnear, David Spade, Dan Aykroyd, Jason Biggs, Mena Suvari
Directed By:
Amy Heckerling
14. Son of the Mask (2005)
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Son of the Mask
PG
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A standalone sequel to the 1994 film The Mask, the story centers on Tim Avery, a cartoonist and family man. He has been leading a peaceful life until his dog finds the Mask of Loki, which he wears to a Halloween Party.  Shortly, he conceives a child, who is born with the same power of the mask. Meanwhile, Odin has ordered Loki to find the mask. 

Starring:
Alan Cumming, Kal Penn, Ben Stein, Bob Hoskins, Traylor Howard, Jamie Kennedy
Directed By:
Lawrence Guterman
15. A Steven Wright Special (1985)
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A Steven Wright Special
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Role:
Himself
Starring:
Steven Wright, Nancy Omi
Directed By:
Walter C. Miller
16. Steven Wright: When the Leaves Blow Away (2006)
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Steven Wright: When the Leaves Blow Away
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2
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Steven Wright
Directed By:
Michael Drumm
17. One Soldier (1999)
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2
One Soldier
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2
Role:
Soldier
Starring:
Steven Wright, Sandi Carroll, Richard Wright, Alexander Wright, Mark D'Oliveira
Directed By:
Steven Wright
18. The Appointments of Dennis Jennings (1988)
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The Appointments of Dennis Jennings
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2
Role:
Dennis Jennings
Starring:
Rowan Atkinson, Laurie Metcalf, Steven Wright, Christopher Durang, Carrotte
Directed By:
Dean Parisot
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Short Film, Live Action
19. Men of Respect (1990)
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Men of Respect
R
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2
Starring:
Rod Steiger, Stanley Tucci, Steven Wright, Lilia Skala, Peter Boyle
Directed By:
William Reilly
20. 1999 (1998)
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1999
R
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2
Starring:
Jennifer Garner, Dan Futterman, Buck Henry, Matt McGrath, Allyson Downey
Directed By:
Nick Davis
21. Stars and Bars (1988)
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Stars and Bars
R
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2
Starring:
Daniel Day-Lewis, Harry Dean Stanton, Keith David, Joan Cusack, Laurie Metcalf, David Strathairn
Directed By:
Pat O'Connor
22. For Better or Worse (1995)
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For Better or Worse
PG-13
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2
Starring:
John Amos, Jason Alexander, Bea Arthur, James Woods, Rob Reiner, Haley Joel Osment, Joe Mantegna
Directed By:
Jason Alexander

TV Movie(s)

1. The Young Comedians All-Star Reunion (1986)
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The Young Comedians All-Star Reunion
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2
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Harry Anderson, Ellen DeGeneres, Steven Wright, Howie Mandel, Howard Busgang
Directed By:
Walter C. Miller

Animation(s)

The Flaming C (2015)
The Flaming C
Role:
R.A.N.D.Y. (2 episodes, 2015)
Starring:
Ellie Kemper, Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Steven Wright, Jon Glaser
Aqua Teen Hunger Force (2000)
Aqua Teen Hunger Force
TV-MA
Starring:
Michael K. Williams, Bob Odenkirk, Idris Elba, Seth Green, Will Forte, Kumail Nanjiani, Seth MacFarlane
Directed By:
Matt Maiellaro, Dave Willis, Craig Hartin
Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (1995)
Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist
TV-PG
Starring:
Whoopi Goldberg, Carrie Fisher, Lisa Kudrow, Kevin Nealon, Ray Romano, Gilbert Gottfried, Joan Rivers
Hercules (1998)
Hercules
TV-Y
Starring:
David Cross, Alice Ghostley, Will Ferrell, Eric Idle, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jeffrey Tambor, Jim Varney
Directed By:
Eddy Houchins, Phil Weinstein, Bob Kline
The Swan Princess (1994)
The Swan Princess
G
Plot:

Princess Odette’s father, King William, wishes that she should fall in love with his friend’s son Derek and marry him. As children they dislike each other, but fall in love when they grow up. Derek’s comment offends Odette who refuses to marry him. Vengeful sorcerer Rothbart puts her under spell, turning her into a swan. Will Derek be able to break the spell? 

Starring:
Jack Palance, John Cleese, Howard McGillin, Michelle Nicastro, Liz Callaway
Directed By:
Richard Rich
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995)
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child
TV-Y
Starring:
Tyra Banks, Jimmy Smits, Will Smith, James Earl Jones, Rosie Perez, Katey Sagal, Denzel Washington
Directed By:
Vincent Waller, Anthony Bell, Bruce W. Smith, Ed Bell
The Emoji Movie (2017)
The Emoji Movie
PG
Plot:

The Emoji Movie is a comedy-drama film, which tells the story of Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, who lives in a teenager’s smartphone. He wants to become a normal emoji likes his parents, and therefore he sets out on a journey. 

Role:
Mel Meh (voice)
Starring:
Jake T. Austin, Jennifer Coolidge, Tara Strong, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Patrick Stewart, Christina Aguilera
Directed By:
Tony Leondis

TV Shows and Videos

Louie (2010)
Louie
TV-MA
Starring:
Jay Leno, Dave Attell, Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd, F. Murray Abraham, Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
Horace and Pete (2016)
Horace and Pete
TV-MA
Role:
Leon (10 episodes, 2016)
Starring:
Louis C.K., Edie Falco, Amy Sedaris, Jessica Lange, Paul Simon, Steve Buscemi, Alan Alda
Directed By:
Louis C.K.
WKRP in Cincinnati (1978)
WKRP in Cincinnati
TV-PG
Starring:
Craig T. Nelson, Gordon Jump, Loni Anderson, Frank Bonner, Howard Hesseman
Directed By:
Linda Day, Nicholas Stamos, Rod Daniel, Gordon Jump, Will Mackenzie
On Location (1976)
On Location
Starring:
George Carlin
Directed By:
Marty Callner
The Larry Sanders Show (1992)
The Larry Sanders Show
TV-MA
Starring:
Drew Carey, Lori Loughlin, Bill Maher, Roseanne Barr, Bernadette Peters, Teri Garr, Jim Carrey
Directed By:
Todd Holland, Ken Kwapis, Alan Myerson, Michael Lehmann, Garry Shandling
Reservoir Dugs (2013)
Reservoir Dugs
Starring:
Steven Wright, Joe Cassidy, Ross Maxwell, Andrew McIntosh, John Love
Directed By:
Colin Ross Smith
Conan (2010)
Conan
TV-14
Starring:
Bill Hader, Jeff Goldblum, Sarah Silverman, Bruce Greenwood, John Mulaney, Jodie Foster, Nick Offerman
Bob (1992)
Bob
Starring:
Betty White, Bob Newhart, Lisa Kudrow, Cynthia Stevenson, Carlene Watkins
Directed By:
Michael Zinberg, Dick Martin
Trying Times (1987)
Trying Times
Role:
Dwight Harper (1 episode, 1987)
Starring:
Jeff Daniels, Corey Feldman, Keanu Reeves, Jean Stapleton, Swoosie Kurtz, Carrie Fisher, Teri Garr
Directed By:
Alan Arkin, Sheldon Larry, Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Becker (1998)
Becker
TV-PG
Starring:
Jaime Pressly, Dick Van Dyke, Leonard Nimoy, Wayne Knight, Lauren Holly, Kelsey Grammer, Kevin James
Directed By:
Andy Ackerman, Ken Levine, Darryl Bates, Chris Brougham, Gail Mancuso
The Downer Channel (2001)
The Downer Channel
Starring:
Ken Jeong, Wanda Sykes, Fred Willard, Mary Lynn Rajskub
Directed By:
Tim Hamilton
Almost Perfect (1995)
Almost Perfect
Starring:
Christina Moore, Leigh-Allyn Baker, Craig Ferguson, Victor Garber, Marie Osmond, Rhea Perlman, Nancy Travis
Directed By:
Philip Charles MacKenzie, Ken Levine, Leonard R. Garner Jr., Andy Ackerman, Stan Daniels
Mad About You (1992)
Mad About You
TV-PG
Starring:
Patrick Warburton, Garth Brooks, James Cameron, Carl Reiner, Alan Ruck, Hank Azaria, Randy Savage
Directed By:
David Steinberg, Gordon Hunt, Michael Lembeck, Thomas Schlamme, Barnet Kellman

Steven Alexander Wright Awards

Academy Awards
The Appointments of Dennis Jennings Best Short Film, Live Action 1989