Aaron Sorkin Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

A Few Good Men
R

A Few Good Men

(1992)
3
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Rob Reiner
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jack Nicholson, Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, Kevin Bacon, Kiefer Sutherland
Plot:

After two US Marines kill another, Lieutenant Commander JoAnne Galloway proposes to defend them suspecting that they acted on a "code red" order from above. When the case is instead assigned to Liutentent Daniel Kaffee, known for seeking plea bargains, Galloway convinces him to take the case to court and question Colonel Nathan Jessup despite lack of evidence.

3
0
The Social Network
PG-13

The Social Network

(2010)
2
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
David Fincher
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Brenda Song, Jesse Eisenberg, Rooney Mara, Bryan Barter, Dustin Fitzsimons
Plot:

Adapted from Ben Mezrich's book The Accidental Billionaires, the movie revolves around the time when Facebook was created and became super successful globally. Its founder, Mark Zuckerberg, soon finds himself in two lawsuits – one by twins who claimed that the idea was originally theirs and the other by his friend, Eduardo Saverin, who found the dilution of his shares in the company unfair.

2
0
Moneyball
PG-13

Moneyball

(2011)
4
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Bennett Miller
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Sport
Star Cast:
Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robin Wright, Chris Pratt
Plot:

Based on true events and Michael Lewis’s book of the same name, Moneyball is a depiction of the Oakland Athletics baseball team’s 2002 season. The movie shows how manager Billy Beane and Yale economics graduate Peter Brand, revolutionized conventional baseball wisdom by using sabermetric to create a winning team despite having a limited budget. 

4
0
Molly's Game
R

Molly's Game

(2017)
4
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Aaron Sorkin
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Crime
Star Cast:
Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, Joe Keery
4
0
Charlie Wilson's War
R

Charlie Wilson's War

(2007)
4
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Mike Nichols
Genres:
Biography, History, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Hanks, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Julia Roberts
Plot:

In the 1980s Congressman Charlie Wilson forms an unlikely partnership with American socialite and friend Joanne Herring and CIA operative Gust Avrakotos to bring an end to the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. His efforts also lead to the formation of the Regan Doctrine which supported anti-communist resistance all over the world. 

4
0
Steve Jobs
R

Steve Jobs

(2015)
1
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Danny Boyle
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Kate Winslet, Jeff Daniels, Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogen, Michael Stuhlbarg
Plot:

This biographical film about Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs provides a behind-the-scene look at his life, starting with the launch of the first Macintosh in 1984. He struggles with accepting his daughter from his ex-girlfriend and is forced out of Apple, following which he launches NeXT Computer in 1988 and returns to Apple in 1998 to unveil the iMac.

1
0
The American President
PG-13

The American President

(1995)
5
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Rob Reiner
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Douglas, Annette Bening, Martin Sheen, Michael J. Fox, Anna Deavere Smith
5
0
Malice
R

Malice

(1993)
1
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Harold Becker
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Gwyneth Paltrow, Anne Bancroft, Alec Baldwin, Nicole Kidman, Bill Pullman
1
0
The West Wing Documentary Special

The West Wing Documentary Special

(2002)
1
0
As:
Producer
Director:
Bill Couturié
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Stockard Channing, Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford, Dee Dee Myers, Paul Begala
1
0

TV Shows and Videos

The West Wing
TV-14

The West Wing (1999)

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Director:
Christopher Misiano, Alex Graves, Thomas Schlamme, Lesli Linka Glatter, Laura Innes
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Goodman, Jon Bon Jovi, Marlee Matlin, Rob Lowe, Matthew Perry
The Newsroom
TV-MA

The Newsroom (2012)

As:
Producer, Writer
Director:
Alan Poul, Greg Mottola, Anthony Hemingway, Lesli Linka Glatter, Jeremy Podeswa
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jane Fonda, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr.
Entourage
TV-MA

Entourage (2004)

As:
Cast
Director:
Julian Farino, Mark Mylod, Daniel Attias, David Nutter, Ken Whittingham
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Anthony Anderson, James Cameron, Peter Jackson, Kevin Connolly, Adrian Grenier
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip

Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)

As:
Producer, Writer
Director:
Timothy Busfield, Thomas Schlamme, John Fortenberry
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
John Goodman, Sarah Paulson, Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet, Bradley Whitford
Sports Night

Sports Night (1998)

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Director:
Timothy Busfield
Genres:
Sport, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
William H. Macy, Peter Krause, Clark Gregg, Alanna Ubach
30 Rock
TV-14

30 Rock (2006)

As:
Cast
Director:
Don Scardino, Beth McCarthy-Miller, John Riggi, Michael Engler, Gail Mancuso
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Christopher Walken, Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jack McBrayer

Aaron Sorkin Awards

Academy Awards
The Social Network Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay 2011
Golden Globe Awards
Steve Jobs Best Screenplay - Motion Picture 2016
The Social Network Best Screenplay - Motion Picture 2011
Primetime Emmy Awards
The West Wing Outstanding Drama Series 2002
The West Wing Documentary Special Outstanding Special Class Program 2002
The West Wing Outstanding Drama Series 2001
The West Wing Outstanding Drama Series 2000
The West Wing Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series 2000
The West Wing Outstanding Drama Series 2003
BAFTA Awards
The Social Network Best Screenplay (Adapted) 2011