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List of William H. Macy Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Alive from Off Center (1984)
13
3
Alive from Off Center
13
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Star Cast:
Frank Oz, Ann Magnuson, Spalding Gray, Eric Bogosian, Laurie Anderson
2. Room (2015)
13
2
Room
R
13
2

Academy-award winning film, Room, centers around a young mother, Joy, and her five-year-old son, Jack, who live a life of captivity in a small shed in Ohio. Kidnapped seven years ago by a man who routinely rapes her, Jack was born in the shed where the mother-son duo live a captive life for five years before they manage to escape.

As:
Cast
Director:
Lenny Abrahamson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Brie Larson, Wendy Crewson, Joan Allen, Sean Bridgers
3. Fargo (1996)
14
2
Fargo
R
14
2

Jerry Lundegaard, sales manager at an automobile dealership company, incurs a huge debt and devises the ingenious plan of kidnapping his wife so he can extort money from his boss and wealthy father-in-law. However, the supposedly non-violent plan goes awry after his two hired goons attract the attention of pregnant sheriff Marge Gunderson with one killing after another.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jerry Lundegaard
Director:
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
4. Magnolia (1999)
12
3
Magnolia
R
12
3

The film narrates the significance of chance and coincidence in the different yet intertwined stories of nine characters on a rainy day in Los Angeles: a dying game-show host, his estranged drug-addicted daughter, dying former producer, his trophy wife and estranged misogynist son, an ex-quiz-champion and a boy genius, a caring nurse and a police officer in love.

As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
5. Boogie Nights (1997)
12
2
Boogie Nights
TV-MA
12
2

A period drama film that focuses on the life of a young nightclub employee who enters the pornographic film industry and becomes a popular star before eventually suffering a downfall, Boogie Nights is an expansion of Paul Thomas Anderson's mockumentary short film The Dirk Diggler Story. 

As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
8. Thank You for Smoking (2005)
11
2
Thank You for Smoking
R
11
2

As the chief spokesman of Big Tobacco, Nick Naylor defends the use of tobacco in media at times when health concerns are high, and he is good at it. However, when a sharply critical article on him and his work is published, Nick’s life is shaken. Nick has to deal with situation while simultaneously try to become a role model for his son.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jason Reitman
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
9. WarGames (1983)
11
2
WarGames
PG
11
2

Pentagon has fully automated its missile launch control centers in order to eliminate risky human element in the event of an actual war. Meanwhile, two computer savvy high school students are searching for interesting games, eventually coming across something called "Global Thermonuclear War".  They somehow hack into the site and start playing, not realizing their action can lead to WWIII. 

As:
Cast
Director:
John Badham
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy, John Wood, Dabney Coleman, Barry Corbin
10. Pleasantville (1998)
11
2
Pleasantville
PG-13
11
2

David, who enjoys 1950s TV shows, and Jennifer, who is his opposite in many ways, receive a magical remote control which mysteriously transports them to ‘Pleasantville,’ a simple place from 1950s black-n-white sitcom, with simple-minded people and perfect things. The twin siblings from the real world help add some wonderful colors to the drab lives of the ‘Pleasantville’ people. 

As:
Cast
Role:
George Parker
Director:
Gary Ross
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Drama
11. Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
11
2
Searching for Bobby Fischer
PG
11
2

Josh is a regular kid, who likes playing football. However, his father notices that he is quite good at chess. Therefore, he starts encouraging his son, and helps him in developing his tactics.

As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Zaillian
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Laurence Fishburne, Laura Linney, Ben Kingsley, Max Pomeranc, Joe Mantegna, Joan Allen
12. Rudderless (2014)
11
2
Rudderless
R
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
William H. Macy
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Billy Crudup, Selena Gomez, Laurence Fishburne, Miles Heizer, Alexandra Lovelace
13. Without a Trace (1983)
11
2
Without a Trace
PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Stanley R. Jaffe
Genres:
Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Stockard Channing, Jacqueline Brookes, Judd Hirsch, David Dukes
14. Transamerica (2005)
11
2
Transamerica
R
11
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Duncan Tucker
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Peña, Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers, Andrea James, Danny Burstein
15. Murder in the First (1995)
12
2
Murder in the First
R
12
2

Henry is a small-time criminal who is sent to Alcatraz, where he is caught while he attempts to escape. He is therefore put in solitary confinement, but instead of the maximum nineteen days, he is kept there alone in completely darkness for years, which turns him into a madman and a murderer.

As:
Cast
Role:
D.A. William McNeil
Director:
Marc Rocco
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
16. The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
11
2
The Lincoln Lawyer
R
11
2

Mick Haller, a criminal defense attorney works in Los Angeles, from the back seat of his Lincoln Town Car. He gets the case to defend Beverly Hills playboy Louis Roulet. During the defense proceedings, he not only finds the dangerous Roulet guilty but that he is also the murderer in Haller’s past case.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Levin
Director:
Brad Furman
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama
17. Seabiscuit (2003)
11
2
Seabiscuit
PG-13
11
2

Depression era’s true story about thoroughbred Seabiscuit who, though relatively undersized and with slight limp, became one of the most successful racehorses. Car-dealer Charles Howard bought the disgraced horse on suggestion of down-&-out trainer Tom Smith, who selected Red Pollard as his jockey. Forming a close bond with them, Seabiscuit achieved victories that boosted spirits of his team as well as the nation. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Gary Ross
Genres:
History, Drama, Sport
18. Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)
11
2
Mr. Holland's Opus
PG
11
2

Passionate musician and composer Glenn Holland’s only dream in life is to compose one spectacular symphony. But he takes up teaching music at a local Oregon high school to pay bills. Initially his inability to get through to his students disheartens him, but as he and his students achieve successes over the years, he realizes that his life’s goal has changed. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Vice Principal Wolters (as W.H. Macy)
Director:
Stephen Herek
Genres:
Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Forest Whitaker, Richard Dreyfuss, Terrence Howard, Glenne Headly, Jay Thomas, Olympia Dukakis
19. House of Games (1987)
11
2
House of Games
R
11
2

House of Games is a crime thriller film which tells the story of Margaret Ford, a psychiatrist who wants to help one of her patients who is a compulsive gambler. She starts accompanying him to his poker games, hoping she will be able to help him.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Joe Mantegna, J.T. Walsh, Lilia Skala, Lindsay Crouse
20. Benny & Joon (1993)
12
2
Benny & Joon
PG
12
2

Benny & Joon is a psychological romantic comedy film which is about a mentally ill young woman who finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton, a great silent movie comedian. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Jeremiah S. Chechik
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Aidan Quinn, Johnny Depp, Julianne Moore, Mary Stuart Masterson, Oliver Platt
21. The Sessions (2012)
11
2
The Sessions
R
11
2

A poet-cum-journalist in his late thirties is forced to live in an iron lung due to a bout of polio in his childhood and because of that he has never had sex. But when he is assigned to work on disability and sex, he becomes interested in it and finally engages a sex surrogate. But problem arises when they start developing romantic feelings. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Father Brendan
Director:
Ben Lewin
Genres:
Biography, Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Rhea Perlman, Helen Hunt, Adam Arkin, John Hawkes
22. Wag the Dog (1997)
11
2
Wag the Dog
R
11
2

A sex scandal that is about to expose the president at an inopportune time of pre-election period jeopardizes the president’s chances of being re-elected. Political consultant, Conrad Brean, and Hollywood producer, Stanley Motss, are appointed to contrive a war in Albania to divert the media attention away from the scandal and towards the fake war that projects the president as a hero. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Barry Levinson
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
23. The Cooler (2003)
12
2
The Cooler
TV-MA
12
2

Casino Shangri-La, run by old-school follower Shelly Kaplow, employs luckless loser Bernie Lootz as the ‘cooler’ to spread his bad luck around the gamblers who’re on a winning spree. Then he falls in love with new waitress Natalie Belisario, which puts his misfortune in reverse. As Bernie’s happiness starts reflecting adversely on the collections, Shelly tries to put spoke in his relationship.

As:
Cast
Role:
Bernie Lootz
Director:
Wayne Kramer
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Alec Baldwin, Paul Sorvino, Maria Bello, Shawn Hatosy, Ron Livingston
24. Homicide (1991)
11
2
Homicide
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Tim Sullivan
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Ving Rhames, Joe Mantegna, Vincent Guastaferro, J.J. Johnston
27. Things Change (1988)
11
2
Things Change
PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Don Ameche, Joe Mantegna, Clark Gregg, J.T. Walsh
28. The Last Dragon (1985)
10
2
The Last Dragon
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Schultz
Genres:
Comedy, Action, Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Chazz Palminteri, Christopher Murney, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Taimak, Vanity
29. Focus (2001)
12
2
Focus
PG-13
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lawrence Newman
Director:
Neal Slavin
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Meat Loaf, Laura Dern, Kay Hawtrey, David Paymer
30. He Was a Quiet Man (2007)
10
2
He Was a Quiet Man
10
2

He Was A Quiet Man is a black comedy thriller film which tells the story of an insignificant office worker, who becomes a hero in his office, after he saves the life of a girl, when one of his co-workers go on a murderous rampage. He soon receives a promotion and starts living his dream life.

As:
Cast
Director:
Frank A. Cappello
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Thriller
Star Cast:
Christian Slater, John Gulager, Michael DeLuise, Anzu Lawson, Jamison Jones
34. Above Suspicion (1995)
10
2
Above Suspicion
R
10
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Steven Schachter
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Kim Cattrall, Christopher Reeve, Joe Mantegna, Clark Gregg, Edward Kerr
35. The Client (1994)
10
2
The Client
PG-13
10
2

The Client is a 1994 legal thriller film, which tells the story of a young boy who witnesses the suicide of a lawyer, and also has information regarding the disappearance of a politician. He hires a lawyer for protection when the District Attorney tries to use him to take down the mobsters. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Crime
37. Oleanna (1994)
10
2
Oleanna
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
John
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Debra Eisenstadt, Diego Pineda, Scott Zigler
38. Spartan (2004)
10
2
Spartan
R
10
2

Spartan is an action thriller film, which tells the story of a Secret Service Agent, who is assigned to rescue the daughter of the President, after she is kidnapped by a human trafficking ring. However, he soon finds himself in the middle of a large conspiracy.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Action, Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Aaron Stanford, Kristen Bell, Val Kilmer, Derek Luke, Tia Texada, Bob Jennings
40. Air Force One (1997)
10
2
Air Force One
R
10
2

Shortly after U.S. President James Marshall vows never to negotiate with terrorists, Air Force One is hijacked by Russian neo-nationalists, with President's family, cabinet advisers and press members onboard. Marshall, a Vietnam War veteran, pretends to flee in an escape pod, but instead attempts to rescue the hostages while the Vice President negotiates with the terrorists.

As:
Cast
Director:
Wolfgang Petersen
Genres:
Romance, Thriller, Drama, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Harrison Ford, Glenn Close, Gary Oldman, Wendy Crewson, Liesel Matthews
41. Cellular (2004)
10
2
Cellular
PG-13
10
2

When schoolteacher, Jessica Martin, is abducted by a gang led by Ethan Greer, her only line of communication for help is a broken phone. She dials a random number and reaches Ryan. When Ryan realizes the truth he tries to locate Jessica and help her with the aid of Sergeant Bob Mooney. 

As:
Cast
Director:
David R. Ellis
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Jason Statham, Kim Basinger, Jessica Biel, Caroline Aaron, Brenda Ballard, Will Beinbrink
42. Foolin' Around (1980)
10
2
Foolin' Around
PG
10
2

Although he is a naïve Oklahoma boy from working class background and she belongs to a wealthy and sophisticated family they are instantly drawn towards each other. But to win her over, he must not only compete with her snobby fiancée, but must also deal with her status conscious family, especially her mother. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard T. Heffron
Genres:
Sport, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Cloris Leachman, Eddie Albert, John Calvin, Gary Busey
43. A Civil Action (1998)
10
2
A Civil Action
PG-13
10
2

Jan is a lawyer who takes up a case involving a major company which is responsible for contaminating a town’s water supply, eventually causing a lot of people to be diagnosed with leukemia. However, this case may bankrupt his firm as well as his career.

As:
Cast
Role:
James Gordon
Director:
Steven Zaillian
Genres:
Drama
44. Welcome to Collinwood (2002)
12
2
Welcome to Collinwood
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Riley
Director:
Joe Russo, Anthony Russo
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
George Clooney, Sam Rockwell, Michael Jeter, Luis Guzmán
45. Dirty Girl (2010)
10
2
Dirty Girl
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Abe Sylvia
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Milla Jovovich, Mary Steenburgen, Juno Temple, Jeremy Dozier, Zach Lasry, Jonathan Slavin
46. Blood Father (2016)
10
2
Blood Father
R
10
2

Blood Father tells the story of an ex-convict who reunite with his estranged daughter, and try to protect her from her boyfriend, a notorious drug dealer, who is out to kill her, along with his cartel. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Kirby
Director:
Jean-François Richet
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Mel Gibson, Diego Luna, Michael Parks, Erin Moriarty
47. Cake (2014)
10
2
Cake
R
10
2

When Nina, member of her chronic pain support group, commits suicide, former defense attorney Claire Bennett gets absorbed in the tragedy. Claire, who consumes heavy doses of painkillers for chronic pain which is constant reminder of a personal trauma, starts having recurrent hallucinations of Nina. As she seeks out Nina’s widower Roy, their shared pain of loss forms a touching bond of friendship. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Daniel Barnz
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
49. Roommates (1995)
10
2
Roommates
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Yates
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Peter Falk, Julianne Moore, D.B. Sweeney, Ellen Burstyn, Jan Rubes
50. Happy, Texas (1999)
11
2
Happy, Texas
PG-13
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Chappy
Director:
Mark Illsley
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Romance
Star Cast:
Steve Zahn, Ally Walker, Jeremy Northam, Illeana Douglas
51. Edmond (2005)
10
2
Edmond
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Edmond
Director:
Stuart Gordon
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Denise Richards, Julia Stiles, Joe Mantegna, Rebecca Pidgeon
52. Mystery Men (1999)
11
2
Mystery Men
PG-13
11
2

This superhero satire features a group of aspiring superheroes of Champion City who often fail due to their incompetence. But when super-villain Casanova Frankenstein captures the city’s real superhero Captain Amazing, the amateur superheroes have to join their forces, and pull together their peculiar powers such as shoveling, flying bowling balls, fork-hurling and such expertise, to save the city and its superhero.

As:
Cast
Role:
Shoveler
Director:
Kinka Usher
Genres:
Comedy, Action, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
54. The Maiden Heist (2009)
9
2
The Maiden Heist
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Hewitt
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Morgan Freeman, Christopher Walken, Joseph McKenna, Wynn Everett, Patricia B. Till, Marcia Gay Harden
55. In Enemy Hands (2004)
11
2
In Enemy Hands
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Chief of Boat Nathan Travers
Director:
Tony Giglio
Genres:
Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Star Cast:
Ian Somerhalder, Jeremy Sisto, Lauren Holly, Thomas Kretschmann, Scott Caan, Til Schweiger
56. Sahara (2005)
9
2
Sahara
PG-13
9
2

Dirk Pitt, a former US Navy seal and explorer, reaches West African desert looking for the ‘Ship of Death,’ a lost Civil War ironclad battleship with secret treasure. He and his associate help UN scientist Dr. Eva Rojas, who is investigating the source of a deadly disease plaguing Africa. While connecting pieces of puzzle, they discover a link between the two mysteries. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Breck Eisner
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Penelope Cruz, Rainn Wilson, Matthew McConaughey, Steve Zahn, Penélope Cruz
58. Jurassic Park III (2001)
9
2
Jurassic Park III
PG-13
9
2

To fund his research, Dr. Grant reluctantly agrees to give an aerial tour of Isla Sorna to an affluent couple. Little does he know that the couple actually intends to find their son who went missing on the island. Grant is once again amidst dangerous predators who are fiercer and smarter. Along with the rest, he must find a way to survive and get out of the island.

As:
Cast
Role:
Paul Kirby
Director:
Joe Johnston
Genres:
Thriller, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Téa Leoni, Alessandro Nivola, Michael Jeter, Trevor Morgan
59. Wild Hogs (2007)
10
2
Wild Hogs
TV-14
10
2

Four middle-aged Cincinnati friends decide to put some color in their drab, routine lives and commence on a bike trip to the Pacific as Wild Hogs. But as they meet a nasty, aggressive biker gang ‘Del Fuegos,’ who steals a bike from them, the friends resolve to get it back, thus turning the whole trip into an adventure they’ll never forget.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dudley Frank
Director:
Walt Becker
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Action
60. Tall Tale (1995)
9
2
Tall Tale
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jeremiah S. Chechik
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Family, Western
Star Cast:
Patrick Swayze, Jared Harris, Oliver Platt, Scott Glenn, Roger Aaron Brown, Nick Stahl
61. A Single Shot (2013)
9
2
A Single Shot
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Pitt
Director:
David M. Rosenthal
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Sam Rockwell, Jason Isaacs, Ted Levine, Kelly Reilly
62. Bart Got a Room (2008)
9
2
Bart Got a Room
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ernie
Director:
Brian Hecker
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ashley Benson, Cheryl Hines, Jennifer Tilly, Dinah Manoff
63. The Deal (2008)
9
2
The Deal
R
9
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Charlie Berns
Director:
Steven Schachter
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
65. Walter (2015)
8
2
Walter
TV-MA
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Corman
Director:
Anna Mastro
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Milo Ventimiglia, Neve Campbell, Peter Facinelli, Virginia Madsen
66. Shorts (2009)
7
1
Shorts
PG
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Rodriguez
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Leslie Mann, James Spader, Kat Dennings, Jimmy Bennett, Devon Gearhart
68. Psycho (1998)
7
1
Psycho
R
7
1

A remake of the 1960 film of the same name, Psycho is a mystery horror film which tells the story of Marion, who arrives at the Bates Motel, after stealing money from her employer. She meets and gets friendly with Norman Bates, who is the owner of the motel. However, unknown to her, Norman has terrible secrets of his own. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Milton Arbogast
Director:
Gus Van Sant
Genres:
Mystery, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
70. Portraits in Dramatic Time (2011)
12
2
Portraits in Dramatic Time
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
William H. Macy
Director:
David Michalek, Paul Warner
Star Cast:
71. Colin Fitz Lives! (1997)
9
2
Colin Fitz Lives!
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. O'Day
Director:
Robert Bella
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Marley Shelton, Julianne Phillips, John C. McGinley, Matt McGrath
72. Stealing Cars (2015)
9
2
Stealing Cars
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Bradley Kaplan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mike Epps, John Leguizamo, Emory Cohen, Paul Sparks, Heather Lind
73. Stealing Sinatra (2003)
9
2
Stealing Sinatra
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
John Irwin
Director:
Ron Underwood
Genres:
Thriller, Biography, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
David Arquette, Evangeline Lilly, James Russo, Thomas Ian Nicholas
74. Evolver (1995)
8
2
Evolver
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Rosman
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action, Horror
Star Cast:
Cindy Pickett, Chance Quinn, Ethan Embry, Nassira Nicola
75. Hit Me (1996)
8
2
Hit Me
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Shainberg
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Laure Marsac, Kevin J. O'Connor, Elias Koteas, Bruce Ramsay
76. Dial a Prayer (2017)
8
2
Dial a Prayer
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bill
Director:
Maggie Kiley
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Brittany Snow, Glenne Headly, Kate Flannery, Tom Lipinski
77. Two-Bit Waltz (2014)
7
1
Two-Bit Waltz
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Carl
Director:
Clara Mamet
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Rebecca Pidgeon, Clara Mamet, Jared Gilman, Ella Dershowitz
78. Dead on Sight (1994)
7
1
Dead on Sight
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Steven Meeker
Director:
Ruben Preuss
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Daniel Baldwin, Jennifer Beals, Kent Williams, Kurtwood Smith

TV Movie(s)

80. The Boy Who Loved Trolls (1984)
12
2
The Boy Who Loved Trolls
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Harvey S. Laidman
Star Cast:
Sam Waterston, Susan Anton, Matt Dill, Nicolle Cherubini
81. Door to Door (2002)
12
2
Door to Door
12
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Bill Porter
Director:
Steven Schachter
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Helen Mirren, Kyra Sedgwick, Kathy Baker, Joel Brooks, Woody Jeffreys
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special
82. Andersonville (1996)
11
2
Andersonville
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Frankenheimer
Genres:
War, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Frederic Forrest, Thomas F. Wilson, Carmen Argenziano, Frederick Coffin, Jarrod Emick
83. The Dining Room (1984)
11
2
The Dining Room
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Arthur / Charlie / Architect / Billy / Nick / Fred / Tony / Standish (as W.H. Macy)
Director:
Allan A. Goldstein
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Frances Sternhagen, John Shea, Pippa Pearthree, Jeanne Ruskin
84. The Wool Cap (2004)
11
2
The Wool Cap
PG-13
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Gigot
Director:
Steven Schachter
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Don Rickles, Keke Palmer, Ned Beatty, Cherise Boothe
85. A Slight Case of Murder (1999)
13
2
A Slight Case of Murder
13
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Terry Thorpe
Director:
Steven Schachter
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Mystery
Star Cast:
James Cromwell, Adam Arkin, Felicity Huffman, Julia Campbell
87. The Cradle Will Fall (1983)
9
2
The Cradle Will Fall
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Llewellyn Moxey
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Lauren Hutton, Charita Bauer, James Farentino, Ben Murphy
88. Sitcom (1983)
11
2
Sitcom
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Chip Gooseberry
Director:
Tom Patchett
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alan Young, John Calvin, Alice Hirson, Gary Carlos Cervantes
89. The Writing on the Wall (1996)
11
2
The Writing on the Wall
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Smith
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Dennis Haysbert, Bill Paterson, Daniel von Bargen, Lena Stolze
91. The Con (1998)
10
2
The Con
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Bobby
Director:
Steven Schachter
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Rebecca De Mornay, Frances Sternhagen, Mike Nussbaum, Angela Paton
92. Reversible Errors (2004)
10
2
Reversible Errors
TV-14
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Arthur Raven
Director:
Mike Robe
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Tom Selleck, Monica Potter, Shemar Moore, James Rebhorn, Felicity Huffman
93. A Private Matter (1992)
10
2
A Private Matter
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Joan Micklin Silver
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Carla Gugino, Sissy Spacek, Aidan Quinn, Sheila McCarthy, Leon Russom, Estelle Parsons
94. Joanna (1985)
9
2
Joanna
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Greg Antonacci
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Cindy Williams, Larry Hankin, Lou Jacobi, Florence Halop, John Del Regno
95. Every Woman's Dream (1996)
9
2
Every Woman's Dream
9
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Steven Schachter
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kim Cattrall, Judith McConnell, Jeff Fahey, DeLane Matthews, Walter Addison
96. In the Shadow of Evil (1995)
9
2
In the Shadow of Evil
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Frank Teague
Director:
Daniel Sackheim
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Timothy Busfield, Joe Morton, Treat Williams, Margaret Colin
98. Lip Service (1988)
8
2
Lip Service
8
2
As:
Cast, Director
Director:
William H. Macy
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Clark Gregg, Fran Brill, Paul Dooley, Griffin Dunne
99. Family Man (2008)
8
2
Family Man
8
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Director:
Steven Schachter
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Carlease Burke, Jennifer Aspen, Lizette Carrion, Bobby Coleman
100. Just a Walk in the Park (2002)
8
2
Just a Walk in the Park
8
2
As:
Writer
Director:
Steven Schachter
Genres:
Sport, Drama, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jane Krakowski, George Eads, Deborah Odell, Richard Robitaille, Kintaro Akiyama
101. In the Line of Duty: Siege at Marion (1992)
8
2
In the Line of Duty: Siege at Marion
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Charles Haid
Genres:
Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Ed Begley Jr., Paul Le Mat, Dennis Franz, Tess Harper
102. A Murderous Affair: The Carolyn Warmus Story (1992)
8
2
A Murderous Affair: The Carolyn Warmus Story
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Martin Davidson
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Chris Sarandon, Tom Mason, Robert Picardo, Virginia Madsen

Animation(s)

Choose Your Own Adventure: The Abominable Snowman (2006)
Choose Your Own Adventure: The Abominable Snowman
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Rudyard North (voice)
Director:
Bob Doucette
Genres:
Animation, Family, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Lacey Chabert, Frankie Muniz, Daryl Sabara, Mark Hamill, Felicity Huffman
The Night of the Headless Horseman (1999)
The Night of the Headless Horseman
As:
Cast
Role:
Ichabod Crane (voice)
Director:
Shane Williams
Genres:
Horror, Animation
Star Cast:
Luke Perry, Tia Carrere, Mark Hamill, Clancy Brown
The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (1998)
The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue
G
As:
Cast
Director:
Dick Sebast
Genres:
Adventure, Animation, Musical, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Ralph Macchio, Eric Idle, Doris Roberts, Dom DeLuise, Darleen Carr

TV Shows and Videos

Bakersfield P.D. (1993)
Bakersfield P.D.
As:
Cast
Director:
Tim Hunter, Michael Engler, Dean Parisot, Ken Kwapis, Nick Marck
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jane Lynch, Brian Doyle-Murray, Giancarlo Esposito, Ron Eldard, Tony Plana
Smash Mouth: All Star (1999)
Smash Mouth: All Star
G
As:
Cast
Director:
McG
Genres:
Music, Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Hank Azaria, Ben Stiller, Dane Cook, Janeane Garofalo
Out of Order (2003)
Out of Order
R
As:
Cast
Director:
Tim Hunter, Henry Bromell, Wayne Powers, Roger Kumble
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Kim Dickens, Eric Stoltz, Justine Bateman, Calum Worthy, Felicity Huffman
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King
As:
Cast
Director:
Mikael Salomon, Rob Bowman
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Mia Sara, Tom Berenger, Jeremy Sisto, Robert Mammone, Kodi Smit-McPhee
Hometown (1985)
Hometown
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jane Kaczmarek, Andrew Rubin, Franc Luz, Margaret Whitton
Mystery Dance (1994)
Mystery Dance
As:
Cast
Role:
Bob Wilson (1 episode, 1995)
Star Cast:
Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Peter Riegert, Jane Curtin, Gates McFadden
Ben Kweller & Selena Gomez: Hold On (2014)
Ben Kweller & Selena Gomez: Hold On
As:
Director
Director:
William H. Macy
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Selena Gomez, Ben Kweller
Home Fires (1992)
Home Fires
As:
Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Nicole Eggert, Ed Begley Jr., Norman Lloyd, Michael Brandon, Alice Hirson

William H. Macy Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Door to Door Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie 2003
Door to Door Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special 2003