Patrick Dempsey Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Freedom Writers
PG-13

Freedom Writers

(2007)
6
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Scott Casey
Director:
Richard LaGravenese
Genres:
Biography, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Imelda Staunton, Hilary Swank, Scott Glenn, April L. Hernandez
Plot:

The Freedom Writers is a 2007 American drama film which is based on a book titled The Freedom Writers Diary. The film tells the story of a young teacher who inspires her students to learn tolerance as well as apply themselves and pursue education beyond high education. 

6
4
The Art of Racing in the Rain
PG

The Art of Racing in the Rain

(2019)
4
0
As:
Producer
Director:
Simon Curtis
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Star Cast:
Kevin Costner, Kathy Baker, Gary Cole, Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried
4
0
Can't Buy Me Love
PG-13

Can't Buy Me Love

(1987)
10
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Ronald Miller
Director:
Steve Rash
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Seth Green, Courtney Gains, Amanda Peterson, Tina Caspary
10
0

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Heaven Help Us
R

Heaven Help Us

(1985)
2
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Dinner
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Andrew McCarthy, Donald Sutherland, Mary Stuart Masterson, Kevin Dillon
2
1
Coupe de Ville
PG-13

Coupe de Ville

(1990)
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Robert 'Bobby' Libner
Director:
Joe Roth
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Annabeth Gish, Alan Arkin, Arye Gross, Daniel Stern
8
1
Bridget Jones's Baby
R

Bridget Jones's Baby

(2016)
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Sharon Maguire
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Colin Firth, Renée Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent, Sally Phillips
Plot:

Bridget Jones, over forty years old and once again single, decides to embrace her single life and while attending a music festival has a one night stand with a dashing man called Jack.  Later she meets her ex husband, Mark and also spends a night with him. So, when she discovers that she is pregnant she cannot figure out who her child’s father is. 

8
2
With Honors
PG-13

With Honors

(1994)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Everett
Director:
Alek Keshishian
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Moira Kelly, Brendan Fraser, Josh Hamilton, Joe Pesci
4
0
The Emperor's Club
PG-13

The Emperor's Club

(2002)
1
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Hoffman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kevin Kline, Emile Hirsch, Embeth Davidtz, Rob Morrow
1
2
Outbreak
R

Outbreak

(1995)
4
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Wolfgang Petersen
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Dustin Hoffman, Morgan Freeman, Cuba Gooding Jr., Rene Russo, Kevin Spacey
Plot:

An African monkey carries a deadly virus into a small Californian town. Those infected, with only few hours in hand, have very little chance of survival. Dr. Sam Daniels, an army doctor struggling with his personal issues, now has very little time to find a cure. Moreover, the virus itself has a secret behind, which some want to protect.

4
1
Sweet Home Alabama
PG-13

Sweet Home Alabama

(2002)
7
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Andrew Hennings
Director:
Andy Tennant
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dakota Fanning, Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas, Candice Bergen
Plot:

Even though Jake Perry and his wife Melanie Smooter are estranged, he still hopes for a reconciliation. Melanie wants to divorce and marry Andrew Hennings, a wealthy man. However, things don’t work out according to her plans, and she ends up falling in love with Jake once again. 

7
0
Flypaper

Flypaper

(2011)
3
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Tripp
Director:
Rob Minkoff
Genres:
Comedy, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Mekhi Phifer, Tim Blake Nelson, Ashley Judd, Matt Ryan
3
1
Run
R

Run

(1991)
6
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie Farrow
Director:
Geoff Burrowes
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Kelly Preston, Ken Pogue, A.C. Peterson, James Kidnie
6
0

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Transformers: Dark of the Moon
PG-13

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

(2011)
3
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dylan
Director:
Michael Bay
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Josh Duhamel, John Turturro, Tyrese Gibson
Plot:

Based on the Transformers toy line, the movie follows the last days of war between the rival groups Autobots and Decepticons. The third installment in the live-action Transformers film series, the movie grossed over $1 billion worldwide and was praised for the special effects, action scenes, scores, and 3D work. 

3
2
Made of Honor
PG-13

Made of Honor

(2008)
9
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Tom
Director:
Paul Weiland
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Chris Messina, Michelle Monaghan, Kevin McKidd, Sydney Pollack
Plot:

Serial-dater, Tom Bailey. has been best friends with Hannah for years. When Hannah meets her Mr. Right in Scotsman Colin McMurray and informs Tom of her desire to marry him, Tom realizes he really loves Hannah. Tom now reaches Scotland to sabotage the wedding and win Hannah. 

9
0
Loverboy
PG-13

Loverboy

(1989)
8
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Randy Bodek
Director:
Joan Micklin Silver
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Carrie Fisher, Kate Jackson, Robert Ginty, Nancy Valen
8
0
Happy Together
PG-13

Happy Together

(1989)
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Christopher Wooden
Director:
Mel Damski
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Brad Pitt, Helen Slater, Dan Schneider, Kevin Hardesty
6
1
Some Girls
R

Some Girls

(1988)
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Michael
Director:
Michael Hoffman
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jennifer Connelly, Sheila Kelley, Lila Kedrova, Lance Edwards
4
1
Mobsters
R

Mobsters

(1991)
4
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Karbelnikoff
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Christian Slater, Costas Mandylor, Richard Grieco, Rodney Eastman
4
1
Valentine's Day
PG-13

Valentine's Day

(2010)
5
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Harrison Copeland
Director:
Garry Marshall
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jamie Foxx, Jessica Alba, Kathy Bates, Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper
Plot:

A Valentine’s Day witnesses remarkable ups and downs in some intersecting relationships in Los Angeles. Married-for-many-years grandparents wither a crisis, a lady army officer chats for hours with a businessman co-passenger, a florist plans to propose to his school-teacher girlfriend who has inadvertently fallen for a married man, whereas a sports-reporter is assigned to cover ‘Valentine’s Day’ ……which holds many more twists. 

5
0
The Stuff
R

The Stuff

(1985)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Larry Cohen
Genres:
Horror, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, Michael Moriarty, Andrea Marcovicci, Garrett Morris, Paul Sorvino
1
0

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Scream 3
R

Scream 3

(2000)
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Wes Craven
Genres:
Mystery, Horror
Star Cast:
Kevin Smith, Carrie Fisher, Liev Schreiber, Beth Toussaint
Plot:

In the third movie in the Scream film series, production of a horror film Stab 3 is under way when a new Ghostface appears and begins killing the cast of the film. Sydney, who is leading a secluded and protected life in California, is forced to come out because of these murders. In order to stop the murder, Sydney must deal with her past.

6
1
The Postcard Killings
Not

The Postcard Killings

(2018)
0
0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Jacob Kanon
Director:
Janusz Kaminski, Danis Tanovic
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Famke Janssen, Joachim Król, Steven Mackintosh, Jeffrey Dean Morgan
0
0
Hugo Pool
R

Hugo Pool

(1997)
2
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Downey Sr.
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sean Penn, Alyssa Milano, Robert Downey Jr., Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Dempsey
2
0
Meatballs III: Summer Job
R

Meatballs III: Summer Job

(1986)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Rudy
Director:
George Mendeluk
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Al Waxman, Shannon Tweed, Sally Kellerman, Isabelle Mejias
1
1
Berlin, I Love You
R

Berlin, I Love You

(2018)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Til Schweiger, Peter Chelsom, Fernando Eimbcke, Claus Clausen, Dianna Agron
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Helen Mirren, Mickey Rourke, Luke Wilson, Keira Knightley, Diego Luna
0
0
In a Shallow Grave
R

In a Shallow Grave

(1988)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Potter Daventry
Director:
Kenneth Bowser
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Biehn, Maureen Mueller, Michael Beach, Thomas B. Mason
2
0
In the Mood
PG-13

In the Mood

(1987)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Ellsworth 'Sonny' Wisecarver
Director:
Phil Alden Robinson
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Michael Constantine, Beverly D'Angelo, Talia Balsam, Betty Jinnette
1
1
Shade

Shade

(2006)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul Parker
Director:
Kimberly Williams-Paisley
Genres:
Short, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Philip Charles MacKenzie, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Dean Weichel, Joan Siegal
0
0
Me and Will
R

Me and Will

(1999)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Fast Eddie
Director:
Sherrie Rose, Melissa Behr
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Keanu Reeves, Jason Hall, Sherrie Rose, Bret Domrose
1
0
Denial
R

Denial

(1998)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Sam
Director:
Adam Rifkin
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Christine Taylor, Leah Lail, Angie Everhart, Jonathan Silverman
1
1

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Ava's Magical Adventure
PG

Ava's Magical Adventure

(1998)
0
0
As:
Cast, Director
Director:
Patrick Dempsey, Rocky Parker
Genres:
Drama, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael J. Anderson, Priscilla Barnes, Timothy Bottoms, Kaye Ballard
0
0
Face the Music
PG-13

Face the Music

(1993)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie Hunter
Director:
Carol Wiseman
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Molly Ringwald, Lysette Anthony, Rebecca Potok, Danny Green
0
0
There's No Fish Food in Heaven
R

There's No Fish Food in Heaven

(1998)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
The Stranger
Director:
Eleanor Gaver
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Noah Taylor, Debi Mazar, Téa Leoni, Fairuza Balk
0
0
Bank Robber
R

Bank Robber

(1993)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Billy
Director:
Nick Mead
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Lisa Bonet, Judge Reinhold, Forest Whitaker, Olivia d'Abo
0
0
The Treat
R

The Treat

(1998)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Mike
Director:
Jonathan Gems
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Larry Drake, Georgina Cates, Pamela Gidley, Michael York, Patrick Dempsey
0
0

TV Movie(s)

Iron Jawed Angels

Iron Jawed Angels

(2004)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Katja von Garnier
Genres:
History, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Hilary Swank, Anjelica Huston, Frances O'Connor, Lois Smith, Patrick Dempsey
1
0
Lucky 7
PG-13

Lucky 7

(2003)
8
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Peter Connor
Director:
Harry Winer
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Brad Rowe, Lochlyn Munro, Brian Markinson, Kimberly Williams-Paisley
8
0
Red Nose Day Actually
TV-PG

Red Nose Day Actually

(2017)
3
8
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Curtis, Mat Whitecross
Genres:
Romance, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Colin Firth, Rowan Atkinson, Alexis Lynne Baumert, Jack Black, Marcus Brigstocke
3
8
Odd Jobs

Odd Jobs

(1997)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter O'Fallon
Star Cast:
Michael Ralph, Nia Peeples, Roxanne Beckford, Nathan Dana Aldrich
0
0
Jeremiah

Jeremiah

(1998)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Jeremiah
Director:
Harry Winer
Genres:
Biography, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Oliver Reed, Leonor Varela, Vincent Regan, Klaus Maria Brandauer
1
0
A Season in Purgatory

A Season in Purgatory

(1996)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Harrison Burns
Director:
David Greene
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Bonnie Bedelia, Edward Herrmann, Craig Sheffer, David Marshall Grant
3
0
Chestnut Hill

Chestnut Hill

(2001)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Michael Eastman
Director:
Don Scardino
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Skerritt, Mary McDonnell, Steven W. Bailey, Meghan Black
0
0
Crime and Punishment
PG-13

Crime and Punishment

(1998)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Rodya Raskolnikov
Director:
Joseph Sargent
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ben Kingsley, Eddie Marsan, Julie Delpy, Lili Horváth
0
0
The Right to Remain Silent
R

The Right to Remain Silent

(1996)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Harris
Director:
Hubert de La Bouillerie
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
LL Cool J, Colleen Camp, Christopher Lloyd, Penelope Branning
0
0
About a Boy

About a Boy

(2003)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Will
Director:
Ken Kwapis
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Marin Hinkle, Simone Gad, Max Kirsch, Houston Mack
0
0
The Player

The Player

(1997)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Griffin Mill
Director:
Mark Piznarski
Star Cast:
Michael Parks, Jennifer Garner, Jennifer Grey, Ned Bellamy
0
0
The Escape
PG-13

The Escape

(1998)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Clayton
Director:
Stuart Gillard
Genres:
Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Colm Feore, Nathaniel DeVeaux, Brigitte Bako, Vincent Gale
0
0
For Better and for Worse
PG

For Better and for Worse

(1993)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Robert Faldo
Director:
Paolo Barzman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kelly Lynch, Gérard Rinaldi, Catherine Alcover, Paul Bandey
0
0
Bloodknot
R

Bloodknot

(1995)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Tom
Director:
Jorge Montesi
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Margot Kidder, Allan Royal, Ashleigh Ann Wood, Krista Bridges
0
0

Animation(s)

Enchanted
PG

Enchanted (2007)

As:
Cast
Role:
Robert Philip
Director:
Kevin Lima
Genres:
Family, Fantasy, Romance, Musical, Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Idina Menzel, Amy Adams, James Marsden, Timothy Spall
Plot:

Giselle, a beautiful maiden in the animated fairytale kingdom of Andalasia, is preparing for her marriage with handsome Prince Edward when evil Queen Narissa banishes her to the gritty world of New York City. She becomes conflicted about true love after developing feelings for Robert, a cynical divorced lawyer who helps her cope with the real world.

The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!
TV-Y7

The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (1989)

As:
Cast
Director:
Dan Riba
Genres:
Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy, Action
Star Cast:
Lou Albano, John Stocker, Harvey Atkin, Vanna White
Brother Bear 2
G

Brother Bear 2 (2006)

As:
Cast
Role:
Kenai
Director:
Ben Gluck
Genres:
Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Mandy Moore, Michael Clarke Duncan, Jeremy Suarez, Rick Moranis

TV Shows and Videos

Disneyland

Disneyland (1954)

As:
Cast
Director:
Hamilton Luske, Norman Tokar, Robert Stevenson, James Neilson, Jack Hannah
Genres:
Drama, Western, Biography, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Corey Feldman, Walt Disney, Andrea Barber, Keanu Reeves, Sean Connery
The General Motors Playwrights Theater

The General Motors Playwrights Theater (1991)

As:
Cast
Director:
Burt Brinckerhoff, David Shaughnessy
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Teri Garr, Elisabeth Shue, Jane Seymour, Anthony Edwards
Patrick Dempsey: Racing Le Mans

Patrick Dempsey: Racing Le Mans (2013)

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
John Watkin
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Dave B. Mitchell
Rebellion

Rebellion (2002)

As:
Cast
Role:
Tyler Rae
Director:
Ivan Sergei
Star Cast:
Pruitt Taylor Vince, Deborah Kellner, David Weiss
Once and Again

Once and Again (1999)

As:
Cast
Director:
Dan Lerner, Claudia Weill, Marshall Herskovitz, Edward Zwick, Michael Engler
Genres:
Family, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Adam Brody, Sela Ward, Billy Campbell, Julia Whelan, Meredith Deane
Grey's Anatomy
TV-14

Grey's Anatomy (2005)

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Derek Shepherd
Director:
Denzel Washington, Rob Corn, Chandra Wilson, Kevin McKidd, Debbie Allen
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr., Patrick Dempsey
The Practice

The Practice (1997)

As:
Cast
Director:
Dennis Smith, Jeannot Szwarc, Christina Musrey, Arvin Brown, Dwight H. Little
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Crime, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Dakota Fanning, Steve Harris, Camryn Manheim, Michael Badalucco, Dylan McDermott
Karen Sisco

Karen Sisco (2003)

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Dinner
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Robert Forster, Danny DeVito, Carla Gugino, Bill Duke, Marley Shelton
Will & Grace
TV-14

Will & Grace (1998)

As:
Cast
Director:
James Burrows
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Seth MacFarlane, Jack Black, Megan Mullally, Eric McCormack, Debra Messing
Private Practice

Private Practice (2007)

As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Tinker, Tom Verica, Ann Kindberg, Bethany Rooney, Michael Zinberg
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Idina Menzel, Kate Walsh, Paul Adelstein, KaDee Strickland, Taye Diggs
J.F.K.: Reckless Youth

J.F.K.: Reckless Youth (1993)

As:
Cast
Role:
John F. Kennedy
Director:
Harry Winer
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Robin Tunney, Loren Dean, Terry Kinney, Yolanda Jilot
Blonde

Blonde (2001)

As:
Cast
Director:
Joyce Chopra
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Roxburgh, Emily Browning, Eric Bogosian, Titus Welliver
Fast Times

Fast Times (1986)

As:
Cast
Role:
Mike Damone
Director:
Amy Heckerling, Neal Israel
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Courtney Thorne-Smith, Claudia Wells, James Nardini, Dean Cameron
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997)

As:
Cast
Role:
Pierre Arronax
Director:
Rod Hardy
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Romance, Adventure
Star Cast:
Michael Caine, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Mia Sara, Bryan Brown

Patrick Dempsey Awards

People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Dramatic TV Actor 2015
Winner Favorite Male TV Star 2008
Winner Favorite Male TV Star 2007