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List of Bill Maher Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Religulous (2008)
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8
Religulous
R
24
8

The title of this documentary is a portmanteau derived from Religious and Ridiculous. In this satirical documentary, commentator Bill Maher travels around the globe visiting Vatican, Jerusalem, Hyde park of London amongst other places, and interviews believers of various faiths including Christianity, Islam, Judaism. His discussion topics range from God and religion, evidence of Christ’s existence, Jewish laws to scientology and homosexuality.

Role:
Himself
Starring:
Tal Bachman, Jonathan Boulden, Steve Burg, Francis Collins
Directed By:
Larry Charles
2. Iron Man Three (2013)
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31
Iron Man Three
PG-13
77
31

The seventh film in the Iron Man film series, Iron Man Three sees Tony Stark suffering from stress, anxiety and insomnia after the battle of New York. Soon, he finds himself pitted against a powerful and mysterious foe, Mandarin. When his close ones get attacked, Tony goes after those responsible and in process discovers that an event from past is connected to the present. 

Directed By:
Shane Black
3. John Q (2002)
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9
John Q
PG-13
21
9

John Quincy Archibald is a factory worker whose son Mike/Michael is diagnosed with enlarged heart for which emergency heart transplant is the only solution. As John’s health insurance doesn’t cover the expensive transplant surgery and with no other means to raise the amount, a desperate John holds the staff and patients of the hospital’s emergency room hostage to save his son’s life.   

Directed By:
Nick Cassavetes
6. Delivery Man (2013)
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7
Delivery Man
PG-13
12
7

David Wozniak works as a deliveryman for his family’s butcher shop. However, he owes thugs US $80K and his girlfriend Emma is pregnant. His life is thrown into more chaos when he finds out he has fathered 533 children through sperm donations and 142 of them are suing the sperm bank to learn his identity. 

Directed By:
Ken Scott
7. The Campaign (2012)
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The Campaign
R
15
10

When Democratic Congressman,Cam Brady,accidentally reveals his affair to the public, two corrupt businessmen, Glenn and Wade Motch,pounce upon the opportunity to make tourism director, Marty Huggins, run against Cam. As the political campaigns heat up, both parties stoop to new lows to slander each other and gain victory.

Directed By:
Jay Roach
8. Edtv (1999)
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Edtv
PG-13
9
6

When a television channel decides to telecast the daily life of an ordinary person they choose a video store clerk and begin filming his life 24X7.  Very soon, the show becomes very popular and he becomes a celebrity. But it also invites complications in his life and he starts looking for ways to quit the show without breaching his contract. 

Directed By:
11. House II: The Second Story (1987)
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5
House II: The Second Story
PG-13
5
5

Jesse moves to a house belonging to his parents along with his girlfriend Kate. After reading some old documents, he makes up his mind to go to the local cemetery along with his friend Charlie to unbury his great great grandfather.

Role:
John
Starring:
John Ratzenberger, Arye Gross, Jonathan Stark, Royal Dano
Directed By:
Ethan Wiley
12. Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death (1989)
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4
Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death
PG-13
4
4
Role:
Jim
Starring:
Adrienne Barbeau, Shannon Tweed, Karen M. Waldron, Brett Stimely
Directed By:
J.F. Lawton
13. Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
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5
Pauly Shore Is Dead
R
4
5

After a successful career in movies, comedian Pauly Shore stars in the lead role in a series where he plays the slacker son of a millionaire. However, his career begins to sink when the series turns out to be a commercial and critical failure. Soon his friends and even his girlfriend refuse to see him, and Shore is reduced to living in his mother’s attic. However, he is soon visited by the ghost of his mentor, who encourages him to fake his own death in order to boost the popularity in his films and merchandise.

Starring:
Pauly Shore, Paris Hilton, Jason Mewes, Tommy Chong, Snoop Dogg, Mario Lopez, Todd Bridges
Directed By:
14. Bill Maher: I'm Swiss (2005)
10
3
Bill Maher: I'm Swiss
TV-MA
10
3
Role:
Himself
Directed By:
Michael Drumm
15. Bill Maher: The Decider (2007)
8
3
Bill Maher: The Decider
TV-MA
8
3
Role:
Himself
Directed By:
John Moffitt
16. Bill Maher: Victory Begins at Home (2003)
8
3
Bill Maher: Victory Begins at Home
TV-MA
8
3
Role:
Himself
Directed By:
John Moffitt
17. Bill Maher: Be More Cynical (2000)
8
3
Bill Maher: Be More Cynical
8
3
Role:
Himself
Directed By:
Keith Truesdell
18. Bill Maher... But I'm Not Wrong (2010)
8
3
Bill Maher... But I'm Not Wrong
8
3
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Maureen MacDonald, Cait Mathis
Directed By:
John Moffitt
19. Bill Maher: Live from D.C. (2014)
7
4
Bill Maher: Live from D.C.
TV-MA
7
4
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Patrick Moran Donovan, Michael Moore, Gale Nemec, Keith Olbermann
Directed By:
Troy Miller
20. Club Med (1986)
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4
Club Med
4
4
Starring:
Linda Hamilton, Jack Scalia, Patrick Macnee, Janis Lee Burns
Directed By:
Bob Giraldi
21. Pizza Man (1991)
4
5
Pizza Man
PG-13
4
5
Role:
Elmo Bunn
Starring:
Annabelle Gurwitch, David McKnight, Bob Delegall, Bryan Clark
Directed By:
J.F. Lawton
22. Out of Time (1988)
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4
Out of Time
PG
3
4
Role:
Maxwell Taylor
Starring:
Rebecca Schaeffer, Bruce Abbott, Kristian Alfonso, Leo Rossi
Directed By:
Robert Butler
23. Talk Nerdy to Me (2011)
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5
Talk Nerdy to Me
4
5
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Seth MacFarlane, Annabelle Gurwitch, Chris Hardwick, Max Lugavere, Seth MacFarlane
Directed By:
Michael Selditch
24. Bill Maher's Dirty Secret (2014)
2
4
Bill Maher's Dirty Secret
2
4
Starring:
Annabelle Gurwitch
25. Ratboy (1986)
2
4
Ratboy
PG-13
2
4
Starring:
Sondra Locke, Robert Townsend, Christopher Hewett, Larry Hankin
Directed By:
Sondra Locke
26. Bill Maher: The Golden Goose Special (1997)
2
4
Bill Maher: The Golden Goose Special
2
4
Role:
Himself
Directed By:
John Moffitt
27. Bill Maher: Stuff That Struck Me Funny (1995)
2
4
Bill Maher: Stuff That Struck Me Funny
2
4
Role:
Himself
Directed By:
John Moffitt

Animation Movies

The Boondocks
9
2
The Boondocks
TV-MA
9
2
Starring:
Charlie Murphy, Jim Cummings, Marion Ross, Aisha Tyler, Katt Williams, Tom Kenny, Adam West
Directed By:
Seung Eun Kim, Sung-hoon Kim, Bob Hathcock, Jae-Myung Yoo, Lesean Thomas
Family Guy
16
4
Family Guy
TV-14
16
4
Starring:
Bryce Dallas Howard, Liam Neeson, Jessica Biel, Ashley Tisdale, Ashley Benson, Chevy Chase, Judy Greer
Directed By:

TV Shows

Vice
11
1
Vice
TV-MA
11
1
Starring:
Shane Smith, Thomas Morton
Directed By:
Shane Smith
The Larry Sanders Show
10
2
The Larry Sanders Show
TV-MA
10
2
Starring:
Jeff Goldblum, Tim Allen, Robin Williams, Louis C.K., David Duchovny, Jeremy Piven, Brooke Shields
Directed By:
The Good Wife
19
4
The Good Wife
TV-14
19
4
Starring:
Elizabeth Reaser, Ed Asner, Taye Diggs, Amy Sedaris, Melissa Benoist, Victor Garber, Brian Dennehy
Directed By:
Rosemary Rodriguez, Michael Zinberg, Brooke Kennedy, James Whitmore Jr., Félix Enríquez Alcalá
Married with Children
21
5
Married with Children
TV-PG
21
5
Starring:
Ben Stein, Jane Lynch, Denise Richards, Lisa Robin Kelly, Danny Bonaduce, Tia Carrere, Christina Moore
Directed By:
Gerry Cohen, Linda Day, Amanda Bearse, Sam W. Orender, Tony Singletary
True Blood
38
10
True Blood
TV-MA
38
10
Starring:
Courtney Ford, Melissa Rauch, Janina Gavankar, Cody Christian, Dane DeHaan, Alexandra Breckenridge, Gary Cole
Directed By:
Newhart
8
3
Newhart
TV-G
8
3
Starring:
Dave Coulier, Sorrell Booke, Patrick Duffy, Bob Newhart, Elinor Donahue, Don Knotts, Ray Walston
Directed By:
Dick Martin, Will Mackenzie, Peter Baldwin, Michael Lessac, David Steinberg
Rags to Riches
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2
Rags to Riches
8
2
Starring:
Edd Byrnes, Dick Van Patten, Danny Bonaduce, Joseph Bologna, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Blanca De Garr, Kimiko Gelman
Directed By:
Bruce Seth Green, Michael Switzer, Michael Lange, Daniel T. Cahn
Real Time with Bill Maher
9
3
Real Time with Bill Maher
TV-MA
9
3
Role:
Himself - Host
Directed By:
Hal Grant, Paul Casey, Keith Truesdell
Max Headroom
7
3
Max Headroom
7
3
Starring:
Jeffrey Tambor, Matt Frewer, Amanda Pays, Chris Young
Directed By:
Victor Lobl, Thomas J. Wright, Janet Greek, Tommy Lee Wallace
Spin City
10
4
Spin City
TV-14
10
4
Starring:
Jennifer Esposito, Tracy Pollan, Michelle Phillips, Lori Loughlin, Kal Penn, Peter Krause, Christopher Lloyd
Directed By:
Andy Cadiff, Ted Wass, Lee Shallat Chemel, Carl Lauten
Black-ish
9
4
Black-ish
TV-PG
9
4
Starring:
Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Chris Parnell, Amber Rose, Regina Hall, Cedric the Entertainer, Laurence Fishburne
Directed By:
MADtv
8
3
MADtv
TV-14
8
3
Starring:
Fred Willard, Eric Idle, Cameron Diaz, Cole Sprouse, Patton Oswalt, Jimmy Kimmel, Ne-Yo
Directed By:
Bruce Leddy, John Blanchard, Amanda Bearse, David Grossman, Paul Miller
Murder, She Wrote
10
4
Murder, She Wrote
10
4
Starring:
Audra Lindley, Jean Simmons, Lynn Redgrave, Ron Leibman, Lorna Luft, Bridgette Wilson, Eleanor Parker
Directed By:
Anthony Pullen Shaw, Walter Grauman, Vincent McEveety, Seymour Robbie, Jerry Jameson
Roseanne
11
5
Roseanne
TV-PG
11
5
Starring:
Dina Merrill, Alexis Arquette, Bob Odenkirk, Joanna Lumley, Tony Curtis, Lecy Goranson, Sharon Stone
Directed By:
Son of the Beach
6
3
Son of the Beach
6
3
Starring:
David Arquette, Lee Majors, George Takei, Corey Feldman, Erik Estrada, Alan Thicke, Gary Coleman
Directed By:
Scott McAboy, Tim Andrew, George Verschoor, John Putch, Bill Tunnicliffe
The Chris Rock Show
6
3
The Chris Rock Show
6
3
Starring:
Stephen Colbert, Wanda Sykes, Chris Rock, Louis C.K., Grandmaster Flash, Monteria Ivey, Janeane Garofalo
Directed By:
Linda Mendoza, Scott Preston
Brother's Keeper
6
3
Brother's Keeper
6
3
Starring:
Elizabeth Berkley, Jack Klugman, William Ragsdale, Sean O'Bryan, Justin Cooper, Bess Meyer
Directed By:
The Sarah Silverman Program.
7
3
The Sarah Silverman Program.
TV-14
7
3
Starring:
Marin Hinkle, Jon Hamm, Lucy Punch, Kristen Stewart, Fred Armisen, Missi Pyle, Chelsea Peretti
Directed By:
Rob Schrab, Wayne McClammy, Dan Sterling, Steven K. Tsuchida
Alice
6
3
Alice
TV-PG
6
3
Starring:
Candace Cameron Bure, Robert Englund, Florence Henderson, Jean Smart, Jerry Stiller, Cassandra Peterson, James Cromwell
Directed By:
Politically Incorrect
6
3
Politically Incorrect
TV-14
6
3
Role:
Himself - Host / ...
Starring:
Christine O'Donnell, Lisa Ann Walter
Directed By:
Steve Feldman
Sara
5
3
Sara
5
3
Role:
Marty Lang
Starring:
Geena Davis, Alfre Woodard, Mark Hudson, Bronson Pinchot
Directed By:
Will Mackenzie
Hard Knocks
5
3
Hard Knocks
5
3
Starring:
Tom Spiroff
Directed By:
Shelley Jensen, Jules Lichtman
Bill Maher: CrazyStupidPolitics - Live from Silicon Valley (2012)
5
3
Bill Maher: CrazyStupidPolitics - Live from Silicon Valley
5
3
Role:
Himself
Directed By:
James Yukich
Dharma & Greg
8
5
Dharma & Greg
TV-PG
8
5
Starring:
Thomas Gibson, Alice Ghostley, Penn Jillette, Juliette Lewis, Laurie Metcalf, Drew Carey, Kevin Nealon
Directed By:
Charlie Hoover
4
3
Charlie Hoover
4
3
Starring:
Tim Matheson, Lucy Webb, Julie Hayden, Michael Manasseri
Directed By:
Jeff Melman, David Trainer
The Jackie Thomas Show
3
3
The Jackie Thomas Show
3
3
Starring:
Roseanne Barr, Chris Farley, Norm MacDonald, Ann Cusack, Tom Arnold, Jeri Ryan, John Goodman
Directed By:
Michael Lessac, Peter Segal
Amazon Fishbowl with Bill Maher
3
3
Amazon Fishbowl with Bill Maher
3
3
Role:
Himself - Host
Directed By:
Craig Kelly, Jim Piccirillo, Ron Sylvester
V.I.P.
2
4
V.I.P.
2
4
Starring:
Bryan Cranston, Eva Mendes, Richard Lewis, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Sherman Hemsley, Pamela Anderson, Udo Kier
Directed By:

Special Appearance/Cameo

The Interview (2014)
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7
The Interview
R
13
7

Dave Skylark and Aaron Rapaport's talk show Skylark Tonight is successful but not considered a serious news show. So when the two land an opportunity to interview the North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are all enthusiastic and happy. However, soon they are approached by the CIA who wants the duo to kill Kim Jong-un.

Role:
Bill Maher (uncredited)
Starring:
James Franco, Rob Lowe, Seth Meyers, Lizzy Caplan, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emma Stone, Song Kang-ho
Directed By:
Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen
Ted 2 (2015)
10
6
Ted 2
R
10
6

Ted and Tami-Lynn marry and a year later decide to adopt a child. However, Ted is a talking teddy bear and not a real person, so he is denied permission. Even his marriage and job is cancelled. Ted and his best friend, John, now employ a novice lawyer Samantha to fight for his civil rights in court. However, there are obstacles in way.

Role:
Bill Maher (uncredited)
Starring:
Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane, Morgan Freeman, Jimmy Fallon, Avan Jogia, Patrick Warburton, Amanda Seyfried
Directed By:
A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)
9
6
A Million Ways to Die in the West
R
9
6

Boasting of an ensemble cast including Seth MacFarlane, Liam Neeson, Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, and Neil Patrick Harris, this Western romantic comedy, is a story about how Albert Stark, a jilted sheep farmer, finds courage to fight after being encouraged by the pistol-wielding, beautiful Anna.  

Role:
Barn Dance Comedian (uncredited)
Starring:
Ryan Reynolds, Charlize Theron, Sarah Silverman, Neil Patrick Harris, Gilbert Gottfried, Alex Borstein, Ewan McGregor
Directed By:
Tomcats (2001)
4
4
Tomcats
R
4
4

At the wedding of a friend, the remaining bachelors bet on staying single. Seven years later, one of them, Michael tries to get his friend Kyle married, so that he can win the bet and get out of a sticky situation. However, things get quite complicated, when he starts developing feelings for Kyle’s future bride.

Role:
Carlos (uncredited)
Starring:
Jaime Pressly, Garry Marshall, Dakota Fanning, Jerry O'Connell, Shannon Elizabeth, Jake Busey
Directed By:
Gregory Poirier