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List of Swoosie Kurtz Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Slap Shot (1977)
12
2
Slap Shot
R
12
2

In the small New England town of Charlestown, the minor league hockey team, the Charlestown Chiefs is not doing too well. After years of failure, they decide to achieve success with their violent and thuggish lifestyle.

As:
Cast
Director:
George Roy Hill
Genres:
Comedy, Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Newman, Michael Ontkean, Lindsay Crouse, Strother Martin, Jennifer Warren
2. Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
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2
Dangerous Liaisons
R
14
2

In Paris, the Marquise de Merteui plans revenge against her ex-lover the Comte de Bastide, by planning to seduce and dishonor his virgin fiancée Cécile de Volanges. Merteui enlists the help of the disreputable Vicomte de Valmont, who is planning his own seduction of the religious Madame de Tourvel. Meanwhile, Cécile falls in love with Chevalier Raphael Danceny. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Madame de Volanges
Director:
Stephen Frears
Genres:
Romance, Drama
4. An Englishman in New York (2009)
11
2
An Englishman in New York
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Connie Clausen
Director:
Richard Laxton
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Cynthia Nixon, John Hurt, Jonathan Tucker, Denis O'Hare
5. True Stories (1986)
12
2
True Stories
PG
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
David Byrne
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
John Goodman, Spalding Gray, Annie McEnroe, Jo Harvey Allen, David Byrne
7. Liar Liar (1997)
11
2
Liar Liar
TV-14
11
2

The comedy follows the life of Fletcher Reede, a conniving and lying lawyer whose habits have ruined his relationships. However, things take a funny turn when his son, Max’s birthday wish comes true and Fletcher is unable to lie for an entire day. He eventually realizes his son is his biggest priority and reconciles with his family. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Shadyac
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Justin Cooper, Cary Elwes, Anne Haney
8. Cruel Intentions (1999)
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3
Cruel Intentions
R
10
3

Kathryn, a wealthy manipulative teenager, agrees to watch over naive Cecile with the secret intention of defaming her to take revenge on Cecile's lover, her ex. When her philanderer stepbrother Sebastian refuses to seduce Cecile in favor of the headmaster's virgin daughter Annette, who wants to stay chaste until marriage, the two spoiled step-siblings make a wicked wager.

As:
Cast
Director:
Roger Kumble
Genres:
Drama, Romance
9. The Rules of Attraction (2002)
10
2
The Rules of Attraction
R
10
2

The Rules of Attraction is a black-comedy drama film which tells the story of an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Roger Avary
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Ian Somerhalder, Jay Baruchel, Eric Stoltz, Fred Savage, Jessica Biel, James Van Der Beek, Kate Bosworth
12. First Love (1977)
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2
First Love
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Joan Darling
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Robert Loggia, Susan Dey, William Katt, John Heard,
13. The Tiger Makes Out (1967)
10
2
The Tiger Makes Out
10
2

Ben Harris' life is quite empty and lonely.  Due to his anger, one day, he decides to kidnap a beautiful young girl, but is disappointed when he can only find a housewife in her 40s. However, it turns out that she is also dissatisfied with her life like him, and they both develop a rapport with each other.   

As:
Cast
Director:
Arthur Hiller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Nelson Reilly, Eli Wallach, Dustin Hoffman, John Harkins, Anne Jackson, Bob Dishy
14. Against All Odds (1984)
10
2
Against All Odds
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Taylor Hackford
Genres:
Crime, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Romance, Action
Star Cast:
Jeff Bridges, James Woods, Richard Widmark, Rachel Ward, Jane Greer, Alex Karras
15. Stanley & Iris (1990)
10
2
Stanley & Iris
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sharon
Director:
Martin Ritt
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Jane Fonda, Robert De Niro, Martha Plimpton, Harley Cross
16. Overboard (2018)
10
2
Overboard
PG-13
10
2

Overboard is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of Leonardo, a wealthy and spoiled yacht owner, who mistreats his employee Kate, and unjustly fires her. However, when Leonardo has an accident and develops amnesia, Kate decides to take advantage of the situation. She convinces him that he is her working-class husband, and sets up with a difficult construction job.

As:
Cast
Role:
Grace
Director:
Bob Fisher, Rob Greenberg
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Anna Faris, Eva Longoria, John Hannah, Eugenio Derbez
17. Duplex (2003)
9
2
Duplex
PG-13
9
2

A young couple moves into a gorgeous duplex in the middle of New York. However, they did not expect the elderly lady upstairs to be an issue. Her annoying behavior eventually forces the couple to take desperate measures. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Drew Barrymore, Maya Rudolph, Danny DeVito, Ben Stiller, Eileen Essell, Harvey Fierstein, Justin Theroux
19. Vice Versa (1988)
10
2
Vice Versa
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Tina
Director:
Brian Gilbert
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jane Lynch, Jane Kaczmarek, Fred Savage, David Proval, Judge Reinhold
21. Bubble Boy (2001)
10
2
Bubble Boy
PG-13
10
2

Bubble Boy is a romantic comedy film, which tells the story of a young man who has been living in a bubble all his life, as he was born without the immune system. He falls for a cute blonde girl, but when her fiancé proposes to her, he decides to stop the wedding at any cost.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Livingston
Director:
Blair Hayes
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
23. Oliver's Story (1978)
8
2
Oliver's Story
PG
8
2

The film is a sequel to Love Story, a popular 1970 romantic drama film.  Jenny, wife of Oliver Barrett IV, has died of leukemia, leaving him mentally devastated. Trying to lose himself in his work does not help; instead it alienates him from those around him. At this juncture, he meets Marcie Bonwit, a wealthy and beautiful heiress and falls in love. But Jenny’s memory continues haunt him. 

As:
Cast
Director:
John Korty
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Ray Milland, Ryan O'Neal, Benson Fong, Edward Binns, Candice Bergen
26. Outside Ozona (1998)
10
2
Outside Ozona
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
J.S. Cardone
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Star Cast:
Meat Loaf, Kevin Pollak, Robert Forster, Sherilyn Fenn
27. Sleep Easy, Hutch Rimes (2000)
10
2
Sleep Easy, Hutch Rimes
TV-PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Binny Redwine
Director:
Matthew Irmas
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Steven Weber, Nina Siemaszko, Gail O'Grady, Gabriel Mann

TV Movie(s)

2. The Mating Season (1980)
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2
The Mating Season
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2
As:
Cast
Role:
Roberta
Director:
John Llewellyn Moxey
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Laurence Luckinbill, Lucie Arnaz, Diane Stilwell, Joel Brooks
3. A Caribbean Mystery (1983)
10
2
A Caribbean Mystery
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ruth Walter
Director:
Robert Michael Lewis
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Season Hubley, Helen Hayes, Jameson Parker, Barnard Hughes, Season Hubley
4. Walking Through the Fire (1979)
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2
Walking Through the Fire
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Caria
Director:
Robert Day
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Bonnie Bedelia, Ken Kercheval, Richard Masur, Tom Mason
5. Marriage Is Alive and Well (1980)
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2
Marriage Is Alive and Well
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Russ Mayberry
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jack Albertson, Judd Hirsch, Melinda Dillon, Fred McCarren,
6. The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom (1993)
10
2
The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Marla Harper
Director:
Michael Ritchie
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller, Biography
Star Cast:
Holly Hunter, Giovanni Ribisi, Matt Frewer, Gregg Henry
8. Furst Born (2016)
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3
Furst Born
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3
As:
Cast
Role:
Margaret
Director:
Todd Holland
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Katey Sagal, Talitha Eliana Bateman, John Carroll Lynch, Kelli Goss, Poppy Montgomery
9. A Promise to Carolyn (1996)
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2
A Promise to Carolyn
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kay
Director:
Jerry London
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Alexa Vega, Alexa PenaVega, Delta Burke, Shirley Knight, Grace Zabriskie
10. My Own Country (1998)
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2
My Own Country
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Hope Flanders
Director:
Mira Nair
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Hal Holbrook, Marisa Tomei, Naveen Andrews, Glenne Headly
12. A Time to Live (1985)
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2
A Time to Live
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Patricia
Director:
Rick Wallace
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Corey Haim, Liza Minnelli, Jeffrey DeMunn, Scott Schwartz
13. Guilty Conscience (1985)
10
2
Guilty Conscience
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jackie Willis
Director:
David Greene
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Blythe Danner, Anthony Hopkins, Donegan Smith, Wiley Harker
14. One Christmas (1994)
10
2
One Christmas
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Emily
Director:
Tony Bill
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Katharine Hepburn, Henry Winkler, T.J. Lowther, Tonea Stewart
15. Betrayed: A Story of Three Women (1995)
10
2
Betrayed: A Story of Three Women
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Joan Bixler
Director:
William A. Graham
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Meredith Baxter, Breckin Meyer, John Terry, John Livingston
16. Little Girls in Pretty Boxes (1997)
9
2
Little Girls in Pretty Boxes
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Allison Bryant
Director:
Christopher Leitch
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Philip Casnoff, John Ashton, Linda Hart, Courtney Peldon
17. Terror on Track 9 (1992)
9
2
Terror on Track 9
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Iscove
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Ving Rhames, Richard Crenna, Joan Van Ark, Cliff Gorman, Joseph Campanella
18. Baja Oklahoma (1988)
9
2
Baja Oklahoma
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Doris Steadman
Director:
Bobby Roth
Genres:
Music, Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Lesley Ann Warren, Julia Roberts, William Forsythe, Peter Coyote, Anthony Zerbe
19. The Image (1990)
9
2
The Image
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Joanne Winstow-Darvish
Director:
Peter Werner
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Albert Finney, Brad Pitt, John Mahoney, Kathy Baker
20. True (2005)
9
2
True
9
2
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ed Begley Jr., Anne Heche, Kyle Howard, Emy Coligado
22. Nadine in Date Land (2005)
8
2
Nadine in Date Land
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Amie Steir
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Janeane Garofalo, Tamala Jones, Brad Rowe, Adam Crosby
23. The Wilde Girls (2001)
8
2
The Wilde Girls
PG
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sierra Lambert
Director:
Del Shores
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Olivia Newton-John, Chloe Lattanzi, Jerome Ehlers, Robert Lewis Stephenson

Animation(s)

Superman/Doomsday (2007)
Superman/Doomsday
PG-13
As:
Cast
Director:
Bruce Timm, Brandon Vietti, Lauren Montgomery
Genres:
Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Animation, Adventure
Star Cast:
Kevin Smith, Adam Baldwin, Tom Kenny, John DiMaggio, Anne Heche
Storybook (1996)
Storybook
G
As:
Cast
Role:
Queen Evilia
Director:
Lorenzo Doumani
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Animation, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:

TV Shows and Videos

The Fighting Fitzgeralds (2001)
The Fighting Fitzgeralds
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Bonerz, Gail Mancuso, Barnet Kellman, James Widdoes
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Connie Britton, Dakota Fanning, Fred Willard, Brian Dennehy, Louis Ferreira, Christopher Moynihan, Jon Patrick Walker
Mary (1978)
Mary
As:
Cast
Role:
Skit characters (unknown episodes)
Director:
Robert Iscove
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rita Rocks (2008)
Rita Rocks
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Marc Jacobson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Harry Shum Jr., Melissa McCarthy, Tony Danza, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Richard Ruccolo
Party Girl (1996)
Party Girl
As:
Cast
Role:
Judy Burkhard (3 episodes, 1996)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Christine Taylor, John Cameron Mitchell, Matthew Borlenghi, Merrin Dungey
The Dangerous Book for Boys (2018)
The Dangerous Book for Boys
TV-Y7
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Chris Diamantopoulos, Erinn Hayes, Gabriel Bateman, Drew Powell
Love, Sidney (1981)
Love, Sidney
As:
Cast
Role:
Laurie Morgan (44 episodes, 1981-1983)
Director:
Hal Cooper, Mel Ferber, Tony Mordente, Jay Sandrich
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Stoltz, Betty White, Tony Randall, Chip Zien, Alan North
Hank (2009)
Hank
As:
Cast
Director:
Kelsey Grammer, Andrew D. Weyman, James Burrows
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kelsey Grammer, Nathan Gamble, David Koechner, Melinda McGraw, Jordan Hinson

Swoosie Kurtz Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Carol & Company Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series 1990