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List of Ted Danson Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
20
5
Saving Private Ryan
TV-MA
20
5

After three of the Ryan brothers are killed in combat, Captain John Miller receives orders to find the last sibling, paratrooper James Francis Ryan, who is fighting somewhere in Normandy, and bring him back to his mother. Without knowing if he is still alive, Miller leads eight men behind enemy lines in a heroic show of courage.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, War
2. Body Heat (1981)
17
3
Body Heat
R
17
3

A cunning lawyer Ned Racine starts having an affair with Matty Walker, who is the wife of a wealthy businessman. Eventually he comes up with a plan to kill Matty’s husband, so that he and Matty can run away with all of his money. However, he soon finds himself in a treacherous situation.

As:
Cast
Role:
Peter Lowenstein
Director:
Lawrence Kasdan
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Kathleen Turner, Mickey Rourke, William Hurt, Richard Crenna, J.A. Preston
4. Creepshow (1982)
17
2
Creepshow
R
17
2

Creepshow is an anthology horror film, which tells five different terrifying stories inspired by the EC horror comic books of the 1960s. 

As:
Cast
Director:
George A. Romero
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Star Cast:
5. The Onion Field (1979)
14
2
The Onion Field
R
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Det. Ian James Campbell
Director:
Harold Becker
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
James Woods, Christopher Lloyd, Ronny Cox, John Savage, Franklyn Seales
6. Ted (2012)
14
3
Ted
TV-MA
14
3

John Bennett, as a child, wished that his teddy bear came to life, which was miraculously granted. He grows up into a pothead who spends most of his time drinking beer and smoking weed with Ted. However, John's life turns into a nightmare when he must choose between his crude friend and his steady girlfriend of four years.

As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
7. The One I Love (2014)
10
2
The One I Love
R
10
2

A couple whose relationship is crumbling, decide to see a therapist. They receive a recommendation to take a vacation to a beautiful and large estate. They experience bizarre circumstances but soon come to know that their doppelgangers are residing in the estate as well.

As:
Cast
Role:
The Therapist
Director:
Charlie McDowell
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Elisabeth Moss, Mary Steenburgen, Marlee Matlin, Mark Duplass, Kiana Cason
8. Mumford (1999)
9
3
Mumford
R
9
3

The titular psychologist gains popularity among the residents of Mumford despite a plot hatched by two rival pyschotherapists to denounce him.

As:
Cast
Director:
Lawrence Kasdan
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
10. Jerry and Tom (1998)
10
2
Jerry and Tom
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
The Guy Who Loved Vicki
Director:
Saul Rubinek
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Charles Durning, William H. Macy, Sam Rockwell, Joe Mantegna, Maury Chaykin
11. Big Miracle (2012)
12
3
Big Miracle
PG
12
3

Adam Carlson is a news reporter working in Point Barrow, a small town in Northern Alaska, who wants to find a better job in any of the other states. One day, when he spots a group of whales near the Arctic Circle trapped by rapidly forming ice, he decide to save them, along with his ex-girlfriend and few others.

As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Kwapis
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Romance
14. 3 Men and a Baby (1987)
18
2
3 Men and a Baby
PG
18
2

Jack, Peter and Michael, three friends who live in an apartment, spend most of their time having flings with different women. However, their life takes an interesting and hilarious turn, when a mysterious baby appears at their doorstep. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Holden
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Tom Selleck, Celeste Holm, Nancy Travis, Margaret Colin, Steve Guttenberg
16. She's Having a Baby (1988)
9
1
She's Having a Baby
PG-13
9
1

She’s Having a Baby is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of Jake and Kristy Briggs, who are newly married, and are living a happy life with each other. However, when they try to have a baby, they face a number of challenges and learn how unprepared they are, for what lies ahead.

As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
John Hughes
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
18. Mad Money (2008)
7
2
Mad Money
PG-13
7
2

Mad Money is a crime comedy film which revolves around three women who are employees working at the Federal Reserve. They make a plan to steal damaged currency while it is on its way to be shredded. Their first robbery is a success, and they are able to repay all their debts. However, later they think of making another attempt.

As:
Cast
Role:
Don Cardigan
Director:
Callie Khouri
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Comedy
Star Cast:
19. Loch Ness (1996)
15
1
Loch Ness
PG
15
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dempsey
Director:
John Henderson
Genres:
Adventure, Mystery, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Ian Holm, Harris Yulin, Joely Richardson, James Frain
20. 3 Men and a Little Lady (1990)
13
1
3 Men and a Little Lady
PG
13
1

Three Men and a Little Lady is a comedy film which tells the story of a six-year old girl Sylvia, who lives with three bachelors who take care of her. However, she decides to marry and move to England, after which the bachelors realize that their lives are empty without her, and now they must prevent the marriage at any cost.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jack
Director:
Emile Ardolino
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Star Cast:
Tom Selleck, Nancy Travis, Steve Guttenberg, Robin Weisman
23. Made in America (1993)
7
2
Made in America
PG-13
7
2

Zora is a proud African-American girl who lives with her widowed mother. Her life however, turns upside down, when she learns that her biological father is white. On top of that, she finds out that he is a loud self-promoting car salesman.

As:
Cast
Role:
Halbert 'Hal' Jackson
Director:
Richard Benjamin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Whoopi Goldberg, Jennifer Tilly, Will Smith, Nia Long, Paul Rodriguez
24. Getting Even with Dad (1994)
7
1
Getting Even with Dad
PG
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Ray
Director:
Howard Deutch
Genres:
Family, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Macaulay Culkin, Glenne Headly, Saul Rubinek, Gailard Sartain
25. A Fine Mess (1986)
9
2
A Fine Mess
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Spence Holden
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Action, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Paul Sorvino, James Cromwell, Stuart Margolin, Howie Mandel, Maria Conchita Alonso, Richard Mulligan
26. The Evening Journey (2008)
10
2
The Evening Journey
10
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Ye'ela Rosenfeld
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Malcolm McDowell, Nina Avetisova, Mark Bramhall, Anthony Bush, Miranda Charney, Robert Charney
28. Bye Bye Benjamin (2006)
9
2
Bye Bye Benjamin
TV-MA
9
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Charlie McDowell
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Malcolm McDowell, Seymour Cassel, Benjamin Bryan, Griffin Armstorff, Roland Armstorff
29. Just Between Friends (1986)
10
2
Just Between Friends
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Chip Davis
Director:
Allan Burns
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mary Tyler Moore, Sam Waterston, Julie Payne, Salome Jens, Beverly Sanders
30. Pontiac Moon (1994)
11
1
Pontiac Moon
PG-13
11
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Washington Bellamy
Director:
Peter Medak
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mary Steenburgen, Cathy Moriarty, Ryan Todd, Eric Schweig
31. Mrs. Pilgrim Goes to Hollywood (2002)
7
1
Mrs. Pilgrim Goes to Hollywood
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Ted
Director:
Nick Rogers
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mary Steenburgen, André Gordon, Grant Burns, Dorothy Deavers
32. Little Treasure (1985)
8
1
Little Treasure
R
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Eugene Wilson
Director:
Alan Sharp
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Margot Kidder, Burt Lancaster, Joseph Hacker, Malena Doria
33. Fronterz (2004)
6
1
Fronterz
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Courtney G. Jones
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Chaz Bono, Laurence Mason, Reno Wilson, Dennis T. Carnegie, Garth Belcon
34. Couples Therapy (2014)
6
2
Couples Therapy
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
The Therapist
Director:
Danny Jelinek
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Elisabeth Moss, Mark Duplass

TV Movie(s)

1. The Women's Room (1980)
11
2
The Women's Room
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Glenn Jordan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mare Winningham, Lee Remick, Tyne Daly, Kathryn Harrold, Colleen Dewhurst
2. Something About Amelia (1984)
11
3
Something About Amelia
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Steven Bennett
Director:
Randa Haines
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jane Kaczmarek, Glenn Close, Lane Smith, Roxana Zal, Olivia Cole
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
3. CSI: Immortality (2015)
12
2
CSI: Immortality
TV-14
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
D.B. Russell
Director:
Louis Shaw Milito
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Wallace Langham, Eric Szmanda, Robert David Hall, Jorja Fox,
5. Cowboy (1983)
11
2
Cowboy
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dale Weeks
Director:
Jerry Jameson
Genres:
Western, Drama
Star Cast:
James Brolin, Randy Quaid, George DiCenzo, Robert Keith
6. Our Family Business (1981)
10
3
Our Family Business
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Gep
Director:
Robert L. Collins
Genres:
Crime, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Ray Milland, Vera Miles, Steve Peck, Deborah Carney, Christopher Mayer
7. Once Upon a Spy (1980)
7
1
Once Upon a Spy
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Chenault
Director:
Ivan Nagy
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Christopher Lee, Eleanor Parker, Mary Louise Weller, Leonard Stone
8. When the Bough Breaks (1986)
10
2
When the Bough Breaks
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Alex
Director:
Waris Hussein
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Richard Masur, Rachel Ticotin, Kim Miyori, James Noble
9. We Are the Children (1987)
10
2
We Are the Children
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert M. Young
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Ally Sheedy, Judith Ivey, Zia Mohyeddin, Khadija Ali Ahmed, John Okumu
11. Guy Walks Into a Bar (2006)
9
2
Guy Walks Into a Bar
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jay Karas
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jeff Ellingson, Kathryn Fiore, George Grey, Kirsten Maryott
12. Knights of the South Bronx (2005)
11
2
Knights of the South Bronx
TV-PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Richard
Director:
Allen Hughes
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Devon Bostick, Keke Palmer, Clifton Powell, Malcolm David Kelley
13. Thanks of a Grateful Nation (1998)
9
3
Thanks of a Grateful Nation
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Jim Tuite
Director:
Rod Holcomb
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jennifer Jason Leigh, Brian Dennehy, Marg Helgenberger, Steven Weber
15. It Must Be Love (2004)
8
1
It Must Be Love
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
George Gazelle
Director:
Steven Schachter
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Mary Steenburgen, Adam Frost, Bonnie Bartlett, Erin Karpluk

Animation(s)

Jock (2011)
Jock
PG
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Pezulu
Director:
Duncan MacNeillie
Genres:
Animation, Family, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mandy Patinkin, Helen Hunt, Donald Sutherland, Bryan Adams, Desmond Tutu

TV Shows and Videos

Tucker's Witch (1982)
Tucker's Witch
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter H. Hunt, Corey Allen, Rod Daniel, Harvey S. Laidman, Harry Winer
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Kim Cattrall, Tim Matheson, Alfre Woodard, Catherine Hicks
Somerset (1970)
Somerset
As:
Cast
Director:
Joseph L. Scanlan, Bruce Minnix, Joseph K. Chomyn, Ira Cirker, Jack Coffey
Star Cast:
Sigourney Weaver, JoBeth Williams, Jameson Parker, Philip MacHale, Tina Sloan
The Good Place (2016)
The Good Place
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Role:
Michael
Director:
Michael Schur
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Kristen Bell, Maya Rudolph, D'Arcy Carden, William Jackson Harper
Heist (2006)
Heist
TV-14
As:
Cast
Director:
Andy Wolk, Ed Bianchi
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Zac Efron, Danny Trejo, Dougray Scott, Steve Harris, David Walton
The Amazing Spider-Man (1977)
The Amazing Spider-Man
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Director:
Ron Satlof, Don McDougall
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy, Crime
Star Cast:
Michael Pataki, Chip Fields, Nicholas Hammond, Robert F. Simon
Ink (1996)
Ink
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Mike Logan
Director:
Joe Regalbuto, Thomas Schlamme, Philip Charles MacKenzie, Robert Berlinger, Brian K. Roberts
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Angie Everhart, Kirstie Alley, Mary Steenburgen, Christine Ebersole, Alana Austin
Mrs. Columbo (1979)
Mrs. Columbo
As:
Cast
Director:
Leo Penn, Seymour Robbie, Reza Badiyi, Sigmund Neufeld Jr., Philip Leacock
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Kate Mulgrew, Armand Assante, Donald Pleasence, Don Stroud, Henry Jones, Lili Haydn
Down Home (1990)
Down Home
As:
Producer
Director:
Lee Shallat Chemel, James Burrows, Douglas Wyman, Barton Dean, John Ratzenberger
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Judith Ivey, Eric Allan Kramer, Ray Baker, Dakin Matthews, Gedde Watanabe
How Can I Tell If I'm Really in Love (1992)
How Can I Tell If I'm Really in Love
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Rick Hauser
Genres:
Family, Short
Star Cast:
Jason Bateman, Justine Bateman

Ted Danson Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Cheers Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical 1991
Cheers Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical 1990
Something About Amelia Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 1985
Primetime Emmy Awards
Cheers Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series 1993
Cheers Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series 1990