Matthew Broderick Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Ferris Bueller's Day Off
PG-13

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

(1986)
15
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Ferris Bueller
Director:
John Hughes
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mia Sara, Alan Ruck, Jeffrey Jones, Jennifer Grey
Plot:

Habitual slacker Ferris Bueller makes an elaborate plan to pull off a special day off from school pretending to be sick while he shares an adventurous ride through Chicago with his girlfriend Sloane and his friend Cameron in the prized Ferrari of the latter's father. Meanwhile, convinced that he is faking, his dean desperately attempts to expose him.

15
0
Glory
R

Glory

(1989)
12
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Col. Robert Gould Shaw
Director:
Edward Zwick
Genres:
Drama, War, History, Biography
Star Cast:
Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, Jihmi Kennedy
Plot:

The Academy Awards-winning movie depicts the first unit of all African-American soldiers during the Civil War. Col. Robert Gould Shaw leads the ‘54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry’ of all-black soldiers; however, he meets with strong prejudices from both Union Army and the Confederates. Initially assigned to only menial tasks, the regiment earns its place in the battle and achieves glory at Fort Wagner.   

12
1
WarGames
PG

WarGames

(1983)
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
David
Director:
John Badham
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
John Wood, Dabney Coleman, Barry Corbin, Ally Sheedy
Plot:

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. 

13
2
Torch Song Trilogy
R

Torch Song Trilogy

(1988)
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Alan Simon
Director:
Paul Bogart
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Anne Bancroft, Harvey Fierstein, Brian Kerwin, Karen Young
9
2
Manchester by the Sea
R

Manchester by the Sea

(2016)
4
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Kenneth Lonergan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Casey Affleck, Ben O'Brien, Kyle Chandler, Richard Donelly
Plot:

Lee Chandler, a loner who works as a janitor in Quincy, is forced to return to his hometown Manchester-by-the-Sea following his brother's sudden death. He is shocked to learn that he is now the sole guardian of his teenager nephew Patrick and is further tormented by memories of past tragedies as the funeral gets delayed.

4
2
You Can Count on Me
R

You Can Count on Me

(2000)
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Brian Everett
Director:
Kenneth Lonergan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mark Ruffalo, Laura Linney, Jon Tenney, Rory Culkin
4
1
Max Dugan Returns
PG

Max Dugan Returns

(1983)
8
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Michael McPhee
Director:
Herbert Ross
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kiefer Sutherland, Jason Robards, Donald Sutherland, Marsha Mason
8
0
Election
R

Election

(1999)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Jim McAllister
Director:
Alexander Payne
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Chris Klein, Reese Witherspoon, Jessica Campbell, Mark Harelik
Plot:

Jim McAllister is a beloved civics teacher at a high school and resents overachieving senior student, Tracy Flick, who will do anything for success. When Tracy decides to run for student body president, an appalled Jim encourages football player, Paul Meltzer, to run as well. Unfortunately, things don’t end well for Jim. 

3
0
Ladyhawke
PG-13

Ladyhawke

(1985)
5
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Gaston
Director:
Richard Donner
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
John Wood, Leo McKern, Michelle Pfeiffer, Rutger Hauer
5
0
The Freshman
PG

The Freshman

(1990)
10
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Clark Kellogg
Director:
Andrew Bergman
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Marlon Brando, Bruno Kirby, Penelope Ann Miller, Frank Whaley
10
0
Biloxi Blues
PG-13

Biloxi Blues

(1988)
3
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Eugene Morris Jerome
Director:
Mike Nichols
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, Matt Mulhern, Corey Parker, Markus Flanagan
3
2
The Producers
PG-13

The Producers

(2005)
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Leo Bloom
Director:
Susan Stroman
Genres:
Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Uma Thurman, Will Ferrell, Mel Brooks, Nathan Lane
5
1
Margaret
R

Margaret

(2011)
2
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Kenneth Lonergan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Matt Damon, Krysten Ritter, Anna Paquin, J. Smith-Cameron
2
0
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
R

Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle

(1994)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Charles MacArthur
Director:
Alan Rudolph
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Jennifer Beals, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gwyneth Paltrow, Campbell Scott
2
0
The Cable Guy
PG-13

The Cable Guy

(1996)
7
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Steven M. Kovacs
Director:
Ben Stiller
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Jim Carrey, Leslie Mann, Jack Black
Plot:

Steven Kovacs bribes cable installer Ernie ‘Chip’ Douglas to give him free premium channels. However, Chip soon becomes intrusive, invades Steven’s personal life, and makes his life a living hell. When Steven tries to break their friendship, things take a much darker turn, including Chip taking Steven’s ex Robin as a hostage. 

7
0
Trainwreck
R

Trainwreck

(2015)
2
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Judd Apatow
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Daniel Radcliffe, Marisa Tomei, Colin Quinn, Devin Fabry
Plot:

Following her parents' divorce, Amy's father inculcated into his two daughters that monogamy is not realistic, which became the life mantra for the commitment-phobic heavy-drinking party girl after she grew up to be a magazine writer. However, she begins to question herself after she falls for the charming sports doctor Aaron Conners while writing an article about him.

2
0
Project X
PG

Project X

(1987)
7
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Jonathan Kaplan
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Comedy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Helen Hunt, Willie, Okko, Karanja
7
3
Tower Heist
PG-13

Tower Heist

(2011)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Fitzhugh
Director:
Brett Ratner
Genres:
Action, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Casey Affleck, Alan Alda, Matthew Broderick
Plot:

Arthur Shaw, one of the richest residents of The Tower, is under house arrest for embezzling over US $2 billion from his investors. These include building manager Josh Kovaks and his co-workers, who then plan a tower heist with petty criminal, Slide, to break into the apartment to steal their money back. 

1
0
Addicted to Love
R

Addicted to Love

(1997)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Sam
Director:
Griffin Dunne
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Meg Ryan, Kelly Preston, Maureen Stapleton, Tchéky Karyo
2
0
The American Side

The American Side

(2016)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Borden Chase
Director:
Jenna Ricker
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Forster, Janeane Garofalo, Camilla Belle, Alicja Bachleda
0
0
Wonderful World
R

Wonderful World

(2009)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Ben Singer
Director:
Joshua Goldin
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Philip Baker Hall, Sanaa Lathan, Michael Kenneth Williams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson
0
0
The Night We Never Met
R

The Night We Never Met

(1993)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Sam Lester
Director:
Warren Leight
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Annabella Sciorra, Tim Guinee, Michelle Hurst, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson
3
0
Strangers with Candy
R

Strangers with Candy

(2005)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Dinello
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Sedaris, Paul Sedaris, Chandra Wilson
0
0
Then She Found Me
R

Then She Found Me

(2007)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Ben
Director:
Helen Hunt
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Colin Firth, Helen Hunt, Bette Midler, Ben Shenkman
1
0
Infinity
TV-14

Infinity

(1996)
0
1
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Role:
Richard Feynman
Director:
Matthew Broderick
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Patricia Arquette, Peter Riegert, David Drew Gallagher, Jeffrey Force
0
1
The Road to Wellville
R

The Road to Wellville

(1994)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
William Lightbody
Director:
Alan Parker
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Bridget Fonda, John Cusack, Dana Carvey
1
0
Family Business
R

Family Business

(1989)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Adam
Director:
Sidney Lumet
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Sean Connery, Dustin Hoffman, Rosanna DeSoto, Janet Carroll
3
0
She's Having a Baby
PG-13

She's Having a Baby

(1988)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
John Hughes
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Alec Baldwin, Kevin Bacon, Elizabeth McGovern, Woody Harrelson
1
0
New Year's Eve
PG-13

New Year's Eve

(2011)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Garry Marshall
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jon Bon Jovi, Katherine McNamara, Robert De Niro, Sarah Paulson, Zac Efron
1
0
Rules Don't Apply
PG-13

Rules Don't Apply

(2016)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Warren Beatty
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Taissa Farmiga, Lily Collins, Steve Tom, Paul Sorvino
0
0
The Last Shot
R

The Last Shot

(2004)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Steven Schats
Director:
Jeff Nathanson
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Alec Baldwin, Tony Shalhoub, Ray Liotta, Toni Collette, Matthew Broderick
0
0
Diminished Capacity

Diminished Capacity

(2008)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Cooper
Director:
Terry Kinney
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alan Alda, Virginia Madsen, Louis C.K., Jimmy Bennett
0
0
Finding Amanda
R

Finding Amanda

(2008)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Taylor Mendon
Director:
Peter Tolan
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Maura Tierney, Steve Coogan, Brittany Snow, Peter Facinelli
0
0
Godzilla
PG-13

Godzilla

(1998)
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Niko Tatopoulos
Director:
Roland Emmerich
Genres:
Thriller, Sci-Fi, Action
Star Cast:
Hank Azaria, Kevin Dunn, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo
Plot:

After the military nuclear test in French Polynesia, a mysterious giant creature begins wreaking havoc. An NRC scientist, Dr. Niko, is called upon to identify it. Meanwhile, the creature, Godzilla, reaches New York and begins its destructive spree. It is now up to Dr. Niko, his reporter girlfriend, Audrey, her cameraman Victor and an unusual insurance agent, Philippe, to restore peace.

5
1
The Stepford Wives
PG-13

The Stepford Wives

(2004)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Walter Kresby
Director:
Frank Oz
Genres:
Thriller, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, Nicole Kidman, Bette Midler, Glenn Close
2
0
Out on a Limb
PG

Out on a Limb

(1992)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Bill Campbell
Director:
Francis Veber
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jeffrey Jones, John C. Reilly, Marian Mercer, Heidi Kling
0
0
Deck the Halls
PG

Deck the Halls

(2006)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Steve Finch
Director:
John Whitesell
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Alia Shawkat, Kristin Chenoweth, Kristin Davis
3
0
Good Boy!
PG

Good Boy!

(2003)
1
2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Hoffman
Genres:
Drama, Family, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Liam Aiken, Molly Shannon, Kevin Nealon, Brittany Moldowan
1
2
Dirty Weekend

Dirty Weekend

(2015)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Les Moore
Director:
Neil LaBute
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gia Crovatin, Phil Burke, Alice Eve, Philip J. Shortell
0
1
Marie and Bruce
R

Marie and Bruce

(2004)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Bruce
Director:
Tom Cairns
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Julianne Moore, Bob Balaban, Brian McConnachie, Tom Riis Farrell
0
0
Inspector Gadget
PG

Inspector Gadget

(1999)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Inspector Gadget / Robo Gadget / John Brown
Director:
David Kellogg
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Andy Dick, Rupert Everett, Joely Fisher, Michelle Trachtenberg
3
0
Walking to the Waterline
PG

Walking to the Waterline

(1998)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Matt Mulhern
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alan Ruck, Matt Mulhern, Hallie Foote, Kara Silver
1
0
1918

1918

(1985)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Brother
Director:
Ken Harrison
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Higgins, William Converse-Roberts, Hallie Foote, Rochelle Oliver
0
1
On Valentine's Day
PG

On Valentine's Day

(1986)
1
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Harrison
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Steven Hill, Richard Jenkins, Michael Higgins, William Converse-Roberts
1
1

TV Movie(s)

The Music Man

The Music Man

(2003)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Professor Harold Hill
Director:
Jeff Bleckner
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy, Musical, Family
Star Cast:
Molly Shannon, Victor Garber, Kristin Chenoweth, Debra Monk
2
0
Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
TV-G

Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

(1997)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
John Ordway
Director:
Ken Burns
Genres:
Biography, History, Documentary, Adventure
Star Cast:
Stephen Ambrose, Adam Arkin, Tantoo Cardinal, John Logan Allen
0
0
'Master Harold'... and the Boys

'Master Harold'... and the Boys

(1985)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Hally
Director:
Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Kani, Zakes Mokae
0
0
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jon Lovitz

Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jon Lovitz

(2005)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul McCartney
Director:
Beth McCarthy-Miller, Paul Miller, Dave Wilson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rosanna Arquette, Jon Lovitz, Dana Carvey, Tom Davis
0
0
Beach Lane

Beach Lane

(2010)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Mike Brennan
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kristen Johnston, Aimee Garcia, Nick Thune, Henry Zebrowski
0
0
A Life in the Theater

A Life in the Theater

(1993)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
John
Director:
Gregory Mosher
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Lemmon, Matthew Broderick
0
1
Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education

Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education

(2008)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Beth McCarthy-Miller, Judd Apatow, Tom Stern
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Steve Carell, Will Arnett, Richard Belzer, Fred Armisen
0
0

Animation(s)

Adventure Time with Finn & Jake
TV-PG

Adventure Time with Finn & Jake (2010)

As:
Cast
Director:
Bong Hee Han, Larry Leichliter, Elizabeth Ito, Andres Salaff, Adam Muto
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Family
Star Cast:
Henry Rollins, John DiMaggio, Jeremy Shada, Tom Kenny, Hynden Walch
The Lion King
G

The Lion King (1994)

As:
Cast
Role:
Simba
Director:
Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff
Genres:
Musical, Family, Adventure, Drama, Animation
Star Cast:
James Earl Jones, Rowan Atkinson, Niketa Calame, Jim Cummings
Plot:

A young vulnerable lion cub prince is falsely led to believe by his evil uncle that he was responsible for his father’s death. He flees, but eventually return as an adult to claim his rightful place as the King. The movie was the highest grossing film of the year and also figures in the list of highest-grossing animated films of all time.

The Thief and the Cobbler
G

The Thief and the Cobbler (1993)

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Williams
Genres:
Animation, Action, Fantasy, Musical, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Vincent Price, Jennifer Beals, Clive Revill, Jonathan Winters
Cyberchase
TV-Y

Cyberchase (2002)

As:
Cast
Director:
Larry Jacobs, Jason Groh, Bob Morris, Brandon Lloyd
Genres:
Animation, Family, Mystery, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Tony Hawk, Jane Curtin, Christopher Lloyd, Gilbert Gottfried
The Lion King 1½
G

The Lion King 1½ (2004)

As:
Cast
Role:
Simba
Director:
Bradley Raymond
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Family, Animation, Adventure
Star Cast:
Jerry Stiller, Julie Kavner, Whoopi Goldberg, Nathan Lane
The Lion King II: Simba's Pride
G

The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (1998)

As:
Cast
Role:
Simba
Director:
Rob LaDuca, Darrell Rooney
Genres:
Romance, Animation, Musical, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Andy Dick, Lacey Chabert, Robert Guillaume, James Earl Jones
Bee Movie
PG

Bee Movie (2007)

As:
Cast
Role:
Adam Flayman
Director:
Steve Hickner, Simon J. Smith
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Adventure, Animation
Star Cast:
Renée Zellweger, Patrick Warburton, Ray Liotta, Kathy Bates, Matthew Broderick
Plot:

After graduating from college, bee Barry B. Benson finds the prospects of a career in honey making most uninspiring. Breaking the bee-rule, he talks to a human, florist Vanessa Bloome, who saves his life. As he learns from her that humans consume honey and have been exploiting bees since centuries, Barry gathers evidence to file a suit against humans.

The Tale of Despereaux
G

The Tale of Despereaux (2008)

As:
Cast
Role:
Despereaux
Director:
Sam Fell, Robert Stevenhagen
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Family, Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dustin Hoffman, Emma Watson, Kevin Kline, Tracey Ullman, Matthew Broderick
Wonder Park
PG

Wonder Park (2019)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Mila Kunis, Jennifer Garner, John Oliver, Ken Jeong

TV Shows and Videos

Faerie Tale Theatre

Faerie Tale Theatre (1982)

As:
Cast
Director:
Tim Burton, Francis Ford Coppola, Peter Medak, Gilbert Cates, Graeme Clifford
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure, Family, Romance
Star Cast:
James Earl Jones, Shelley Duvall, John Achorn, Patrick DeSantis, David McCharen
Louie
TV-MA

Louie (2010)

As:
Cast
Director:
Louis C.K.
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jimmy Fallon, Louis C.K., Hadley Delany, Ursula Parker, Jerry Seinfeld
Modern Family
TV-PG

Modern Family (2009)

As:
Cast
Director:
Gail Mancuso, Michael Spiller, Jason Winer, Steven Levitan, Beth McCarthy-Miller
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
David Cross, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara
American Crime Story
TV-MA

American Crime Story (2016)

As:
Cast
Director:
Ryan Murphy, Anthony Hemingway
Genres:
Biography, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
John Travolta, Sarah Paulson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Courtney B. Vance
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
Frasier
TV-PG

Frasier (1993)

As:
Cast
Director:
David Lee, Kelsey Grammer, Pamela Fryman, James Burrows, Sheldon Epps
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Aaron Eckhart, Ben Stiller, Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce
Lou Grant
TV-PG

Lou Grant (1977)

As:
Cast
Director:
Alexander Singer, Roger Young, Burt Brinckerhoff, Gene Reynolds, Peter Levin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Danny Glover, Maureen McCormick, Kirk Cameron, Edward Asner
The Jim Gaffigan Show

The Jim Gaffigan Show (2015)

As:
Cast
Director:
Steven K. Tsuchida, Peter Lauer, Stuart McDonald, Todd Biermann
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jimmy Fallon, Jim Gaffigan, Ashley Williams, Michael Ian Black, Caitlin Moeller
Late Show with David Letterman

Late Show with David Letterman (1993)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jerry Foley, Hal Gurnee, Randi Grossack
Genres:
Comedy, Talk-Show, Music
Star Cast:
Seth MacFarlane, Bruce Willis, Idina Menzel, David Letterman, Paul Shaffer
Daybreak

Daybreak (2019)

As:
Cast
Role:
Michael Burr
Director:
Michael Patrick Jann, Brad Peyton, Sherwin Shilati
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
Joe Manganiello, Colin Ford, Cody Kearsley, Austin Crute
Freedom: A History of Us

Freedom: A History of Us (2003)

As:
Cast
Director:
Philip Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt, Nancy Steiner
Genres:
Documentary, History
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Katie Couric, Eric Foner, Philip Bosco, Tom Hanks