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List of Timothy Busfield Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Field of Dreams (1989)
13
2
Field of Dreams
PG
13
2

After hearing an enigmatic voice say ‘If you build it, he will come,’ an Iowa corn-farmer Ray Kinsella, with support of his wife, decides to construct a baseball diamond in his corn-farm. Soon ‘Shoeless Joe Jackson’ appears there to play baseball. As Ray receives more messages, he understands that his ball-field is meant to be a place to realize certain unfulfilled dreams. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Mark
Director:
Phil Alden Robinson
Genres:
Sport, Family, Fantasy, Drama
2. Quiz Show (1994)
13
2
Quiz Show
PG-13
13
2

Based on 1950s’ scandal about rigged TV quiz show ’21,’ the film follows Congressional investigator Richard Goodwin as he probes the scam. The former champion Herbert Stempel claimed that the show was fraud when the network’s new contestant, member of renowned literary family, Charles Van Doren became a national celebrity with his consistent wins on ’21.’ But Goodwin uncovered the network’s deception. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
History, Drama, Biography
3. Sleepy Hollow (2013)
12
2
Sleepy Hollow
TV-14
12
2

18th century constable, Ichabod Crane, of New York is sent to Sleepy Hollows to investigate, when three well-known men of the town are found decapitated, allegedly by the ghost of the legendary headless Hessian Horseman. Skeptical of the supernatural tale, Crane is shocked when faced with the apparition. Does the girl he falls in love with has any connection with this supernatural mystery? 

As:
Cast
Director:
Kate Dennis, Wendey Stanzler, Dwight H. Little, Douglas Aarniokoski, Ken Olin
Genres:
Thriller, Adventure, Mystery, Fantasy, Drama
Star Cast:
4. Stripes (1981)
13
2
Stripes
R
13
2

After losing his job and girlfriend, John Winger, with friend Russell Ziskey, joins army, to have some fun. Instead, they’ve to face grueling training with drill sergeant, Sergeant Hulka, but pretty MPs Stella and Louise compensate for the ordeal. Chosen front-man of a platoon of army-misfits, they inadvertently end up rescuing their platoon from behind the enemy line while testing an assault vehicle.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
War, Comedy
5. Sneakers (1992)
13
2
Sneakers
PG-13
13
2

Martin Bishop, who runs a company that tests security systems, is blackmailed by government agents into getting a black box from its inventor. Bishop’s ex-girlfriend and his team of experts, who retrieve the device, discover that it can decode any encryption code. As Bishop realizes that those men were criminals and not government officers, they incriminate him in the murder of the inventor.

As:
Cast
Director:
Phil Alden Robinson
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Drama
7. 23 Blast (2014)
11
2
23 Blast
PG-13
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Dylan Baker
Genres:
Family, Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Alexa Vega, Alexa PenaVega, Stephen Lang, Mark Hapka, Max Adler, Kim Zimmer
8. Little Big League (1994)
10
2
Little Big League
PG
10
2

This comedy sports film tells the story of Billy, who becomes the owner of a baseball team, as per his grandfather’s will. Billy fires the manager, whom everyone dislikes, but he has trouble finding another one, as no one wants to listen to a kid.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lou Collins
Director:
Andrew Scheinman
Genres:
Comedy, Sport, Family
Star Cast:
Jason Robards, John Ashton, Dennis Farina, Luke Edwards
9. Striking Distance (1993)
10
2
Striking Distance
R
10
2

Striking Distance is an action thriller film, which tells the story of Hardy, a police officer, who starts an illegal investigation when his ex-lovers are murdered. He also investigates his father’s death, who was also a cop. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Rowdy Herrington
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Action, Mystery
Star Cast:
Bruce Willis, Andre Braugher, Sarah Jessica Parker, Tom Sizemore, Dennis Farina, Brion James
10. Save the Date (2012)
10
2
Save the Date
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Mohan
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lizzy Caplan, Alison Brie, Geoffrey Arend, Mark Webber, Martin Starr
11. National Security (2003)
9
2
National Security
PG-13
9
2

Two guys who were rejected by the Los Angeles Police Department decide to take up jobs as security guards. The two eventually get thrown together to bust a smuggling operation. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Dennis Dugan
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Martin Lawrence, Eric Roberts, Colm Feore, Steve Zahn, Bill Duke
12. First Kid (1996)
9
2
First Kid
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Woods
Director:
David Mickey Evans
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Art LaFleur, Sinbad, Blake Boyd, Brock Pierce
13. Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987)
8
2
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise
TV-14
8
2

After their victory over the Alpha Beta fraternity at Adams College, a group of nerds head to Fort Lauderdale, to attend a national fraternity convention. However Alpha Beta is also present at the convention, and they are looking for a way to get even.

As:
Cast
Role:
Poindexter
Director:
Joe Roth
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Robert Carradine, James Cromwell, Anthony Edwards, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Larry B. Scott
14. One Smart Fellow (2015)
15
3
One Smart Fellow
15
3
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Clark
Director:
Timothy Busfield, Tommy Lohmann
Genres:
Short, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Melissa Gilbert, Laura Innes, Belle Shouse
15. Heartbeat (2000)
13
3
Heartbeat
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Heart (voice)
Director:
M. Hollingsworth Perry
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Sheldon Horowitz, John Passaro, Richard Shelton, Bill Martin Williams
16. Nightcomer (2013)
12
2
Nightcomer
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Marty
Director:
Alain Silver
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Mackenzie Rosman, Larry Sullivan, Roy Lee Jones, Eric Gorlow
17. Time at the Top (1999)
10
2
Time at the Top
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Shawson
Director:
Jim Kaufman
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Family
Star Cast:
Lynne Adams, Elisha Cuthbert, Gabrielle Boni, Matthew Harbour
18. The Souler Opposite (1998)
10
2
The Souler Opposite
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Robert Levin
Director:
Bill Kalmenson
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Christopher Meloni, Josh Keaton, Janel Moloney, Tom McTigue
19. Erasable You (1998)
10
2
Erasable You
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Brian
Director:
Harry Bromley Davenport
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
M. Emmet Walsh, Melora Hardin, Jennifer Grant, Jamie Williams
20. When Secrets Kill (1997)
9
3
When Secrets Kill
9
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Colin Bucksey
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Lacey Chabert, Gregory Harrison, Roxanne Hart, Larissa Laskin, Maurice Godin
21. Wanted (1998)
7
1
Wanted
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Fr. Donnelly
Director:
Terence M. O'Keefe
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Culp, Tracey Gold, Justin Berfield, James Quattrochi
22. Terminal Error (2002)
7
1
Terminal Error
PG-13
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Elliot Nescher
Director:
John Murlowski
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
Michael Nouri, Marina Sirtis, Matthew Ewald, David Wells
23. The Skateboard Kid (1993)
5
1
The Skateboard Kid
PG
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Frank
Director:
Larry Swerdlove
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Dom DeLuise, Cliff De Young, Bess Armstrong, Rick Dean

TV Movie(s)

1. Beyond the Blackboard (2011)
13
3
Beyond the Blackboard
PG
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
School district's HR representative
Director:
Jeff Bleckner
Genres:
Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Emily VanCamp, Treat Williams, Julio Oscar Mechoso, Nicki Aycox
2. Trucks (1997)
6
1
Trucks
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Ray
Director:
Chris Thomson
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Horror, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Brenda Bakke, Jay Brazeau, Aidan Devine, Roman Podhora
3. What's Right with America (1997)
14
3
What's Right with America
14
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Gordon
Director:
Mark Cole
Star Cast:
Amy Danles, Darrell Britt, Dwayne Barnes, Jeanine Jackson
4. Normal (2011)
13
3
Normal
13
3
As:
Director
Director:
Timothy Busfield
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Carrie-Anne Moss, Jeffrey Nordling, Katherine LaNasa, Agam Darshi, Patrick Gilmore
5. Stuck in the Middle with You (2003)
12
2
Stuck in the Middle with You
12
2
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Annie Potts, Ellary Porterfield, Bryan Cuprill, Keegan Holst
6. Carson's Vertical Suburbia (1998)
12
2
Carson's Vertical Suburbia
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry
Director:
John Pasquin
Star Cast:
Saverio Guerra, Hallee Hirsh, Amanda Fuller, Jonathan Feyer
7. Buffalo Soldiers (1997)
10
2
Buffalo Soldiers
G
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Maj. Robert Carr
Director:
Charles Haid
Genres:
Drama, History, Western
Star Cast:
Danny Glover, Mykelti Williamson, Tom Bower, Gabriel Casseus
8. In the Shadow of Evil (1995)
10
2
In the Shadow of Evil
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Det. Walt Keller
Director:
Daniel Sackheim
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
William H. Macy, Joe Morton, Treat Williams, Margaret Colin
9. Restless Virgins (2013)
10
2
Restless Virgins
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jason Lapeyre
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Vanessa Marano, Max Lloyd-Jones, Charlie Carver, Jedidiah Goodacre
10. The Darklings (1999)
9
2
The Darklings
TV-PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Clayton Shepherd
Director:
Jeffrey Reiner
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Horror, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Tippi Hedren, Martin Sheen, Suzanne Somers, Ryan DeBoer
11. Calendar Girl, Cop, Killer? The Bambi Bembenek Story (1992)
9
2
Calendar Girl, Cop, Killer? The Bambi Bembenek Story
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Fred Schultz
Director:
Jerry London
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Linda Blair, James Sloyan, John Karlen, Lindsay Frost
12. Kidnapped: In the Line of Duty (1995)
9
2
Kidnapped: In the Line of Duty
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Pete Honeycutt
Director:
Bobby Roth
Genres:
Drama, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Dabney Coleman, Tracey Walter, Lauren Tom, Barbara Williams
13. Dead in a Heartbeat (2002)
9
2
Dead in a Heartbeat
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Franklin
Director:
Paul Antier
Genres:
Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Judge Reinhold, Penelope Ann Miller, Matthew Walker, Fulvio Cecere
14. Murder Between Friends (1994)
9
2
Murder Between Friends
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
John Thorn
Director:
Waris Hussein
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Martin Kemp, Lisa Blount, Stephen Lang, O'Neal Compton
15. The Unspeakable (1996)
7
1
The Unspeakable
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Matthew Grissom
Director:
Howard McCain
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Cyril O'Reilly, David Chokachi, Athena Massey, Laurie Schwartz
16. Fade to Black (1993)
7
1
Fade to Black
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Professor Del Calvin
Director:
John McPherson
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Heather Locklear, Cloris Leachman, Louis Giambalvo, Michael Beck, David Byron
17. Strays (1991)
7
1
Strays
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul Jarrett
Director:
John McPherson
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
William Boyett, Kathleen Quinlan, Claudia Christian, Heather Lilly
18. Dream House (1998)
6
1
Dream House
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Richard Connor Thornton
Director:
Graeme Campbell
Genres:
Thriller, Sci-Fi, Horror
Star Cast:
Lisa Jakub, Brennan Elliott, Dan Petronijevic, Cameron Graham

TV Shows and Videos

The Byrds of Paradise (1994)
The Byrds of Paradise
As:
Cast
Role:
Sam Byrd (12 episodes, 1994)
Director:
Dennis Dugan, Joe Ann Fogle
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jennifer Love Hewitt, Seth Green, Ryan O'Donohue, Elizabeth Lindsey
Graceland (2013)
Graceland
As:
Director
Director:
Lucy Liu, Sanford Bookstaver, Stephen Surjik, Duane Clark, Renny Harlin
Genres:
Action, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Peter Stormare, Courtney B. Vance, Vanessa Ferlito, Daniel Sunjata, Aaron Tveit, Serinda Swan, Brandon Jay McLaren
Secrets and Lies (2015)
Secrets and Lies
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Director:
Kate Dennis, Timothy Busfield, Adam Arkin
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Juliette Lewis, Melissa Gilbert, Dan Fogler, Ryan Phillippe, Jordana Brewster, KaDee Strickland
Wedding Band (2012)
Wedding Band
As:
Director
Director:
Kevin Dowling, Michael Patrick Jann, Peter Lauer, Jennifer Getzinger, Bryan Gordon
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Donald Faison, Megan Fox, Gary Cole, Brian Austin Green, Jenny Wade, Joanna Krupa, Peter Cambor
Second Chance (2016)
Second Chance
As:
Director
Director:
Timothy Busfield
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Scott Menville, Vanessa Lengies, Nicky Whelan, Adhir Kalyan, Ciara Bravo
Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family (2000)
Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family
As:
Cast, Director
Director:
Timothy Busfield
Genres:
Family, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Mario Lopez, Corbin Bleu, Melora Hardin, Peter Dobson
Good Girls Don't... (2004)
Good Girls Don't...
As:
Director
Director:
Timothy Busfield
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Josh Holloway, Dane Cook, Bree Turner, Kevin Christy, Nichole Hiltz
Against the Wall (2011)
Against the Wall
As:
Director
Director:
Timothy Busfield
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Treat Williams, Annabeth Gish, Kathy Baker, Brandon Quinn, Rachael Carpani
Aquarius (2015)
Aquarius
TV-14
As:
Director
Director:
David Duchovny, Jon Amiel, Nelson McCormick, Michael Zinberg, Timothy Busfield
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
David Duchovny, Claire Holt, Gethin Anthony, Calum Worthy, Emma Dumont
The Deep End (2010)
The Deep End
As:
Director
Director:
Adam Arkin, Timothy Busfield
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Billy Zane, Tina Majorino, Rachelle Lefevre, Matt Long, Norbert Leo Butz
Rosewood (2015)
Rosewood
As:
Director
Director:
Millicent Shelton, Michael Zinberg, Ian Toynton, Milan Cheylov, Deran Sarafian
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Tia Mowry, Taye Diggs, Janel Parrish, Anthony Michael Hall, Morris Chestnut, Domenick Lombardozzi, Gabrielle Dennis
The Mob Doctor (2012)
The Mob Doctor
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Dinner, Adam Arkin, Ken Olin
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jennifer Beals, William Forsythe, Zach Gilford, Zeljko Ivanek, James Carpinello
Canterbury's Law (2008)
Canterbury's Law
As:
Director
Director:
Timothy Busfield
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Keith David, Aidan Quinn, Julianna Margulies, Terry Kinney, Ben Shenkman
Mind Games (2014)
Mind Games
TV-14
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Miguel Sapochnik, Timothy Busfield
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Vinnie Jones, Christian Slater, Steve Zahn, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Cedric Sanders, Gregory Marcel
After MASH (1983)
After MASH
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
William Christopher, Harry Morgan, Jamie Farr, Rosalind Chao, Brandis Kemp
Outlaw (2010)
Outlaw
As:
Cast, Director
Director:
Marcos Siega
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jimmy Smits, Ed Begley Jr., Jesse Bradford, David Ramsey, Carly Pope, Ellen Woglom
First Years (2001)
First Years
As:
Director
Director:
Timothy Busfield
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Urich, Pat Morita, Samantha Mathis, Ken Marino, Sydney Tamiia Poitier
Reggie (1983)
Reggie
As:
Cast
Role:
Mark Potter (6 episodes, 1983)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jean Smart, Richard Mulligan, Barbara Barrie, Dianne Kay
Danny (2001)
Danny
As:
Director
Director:
Timothy Busfield
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Joely Fisher, Daniel Stern, Robert Prosky, Roz Ryan, Julia McIlvaine

Timothy Busfield Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Thirtysomething Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series 1991