Rick Moranis Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Ghostbusters
TV-PG

Ghostbusters

(1984)
2
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Louis Tully
Director:
Ivan Reitman
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis, Rick Moranis
Plot:

Three parapsychologists, fired from their job, establish Ghostbusters, a paranormal investigation and elimination service. Their business booms but an EPA inspector is sure that they are frauds and hence puts them behind bars. However, when New York is besieged by an ancient Sumerian God Gozer, it is the trio who are called upon to save the city. 

2
0
The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie: Strange Brew
PG

The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie: Strange Brew

(1983)
3
0
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Role:
Bob McKenzie
Director:
Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Max von Sydow, Paul Dooley, Dave Thomas, Lynne Griffin
3
0
Spaceballs
PG

Spaceballs

(1987)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Dark Helmet
Director:
Mel Brooks
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Pullman, Mel Brooks, John Hurt, Daphne Zuniga, Rick Moranis
Plot:

After carelessly wasting their atmospheric air, Planet Spaceball’s crooked President Scroob decides to force neighboring Planet Druidia’s King Roland to share their atmosphere by ordering Dark Helmet to kidnap Roland’s daughter, Princess Vespa, on her wedding day. But space-pilot Lone Starr and his loyal half-man/half-dog ‘Barf’ come to help her. They need super powers of ‘The Schwartz’ to save Druidia. 

3
0

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Streets of Fire
PG

Streets of Fire

(1984)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Billy Fish
Director:
Walter Hill
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Thriller, Music, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Bill Paxton, Kathy Griffin, Willem Dafoe, Diane Lane, Amy Madigan
1
0
Little Shop of Horrors
PG-13

Little Shop of Horrors

(1986)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Seymour Krelborn
Director:
Frank Oz
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Musical, Family, Romance
Star Cast:
Bill Murray, Levi Stubbs, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia
Plot:

Geeky orphan Seymour works in Mushnik’s failing flower shop and dreams about co-worker Audrey. After a solar eclipse, he finds a strange plant which he names Audrey II. The flourishing plant fetches good business, but weirdly, it has voracious appetite for human blood and flesh. Audrey’s sadistic boyfriend Orin appears to be a fitting candidate; but what about Audrey II’s next meal? 

4
0
Honey, I Shrunk the Audience

Honey, I Shrunk the Audience

(1994)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Wayne Szalinski
Director:
Randal Kleiser
Genres:
Short, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Eric Idle, Katherine LaNasa, Robert Oliveri, Brian To
0
0
Parenthood
PG-13

Parenthood

(1989)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Nathan
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dianne Wiest, Mary Steenburgen, Keanu Reeves, Jason Robards, Joaquin Phoenix
Plot:

This family comedy drama film is about the life of Gil Buckman who has to work hard to balance his personal and professional life, while also dealing with the problems of his three children. His life gets even more complicated after he discovers that his wife is pregnant again. 

1
0
L.A. Story
PG-13

L.A. Story

(1991)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Mick Jackson
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Star Cast:
Patrick Stewart, Chevy Chase, Marilu Henner, Richard E. Grant, Sarah Jessica Parker
Plot:

A TV weatherman working in Los Angeles feels bored with his job as well as his relationship with his girlfriend. His life takes a turn when he begins to receive secret messages from an electronic freeway sign near his home.

0
0
The Wild Life
R

The Wild Life

(1984)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Art Linson
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lea Thompson, Chris Penn, Eric Stoltz, Randy Quaid, Rick Moranis
0
0
Brewster's Millions
PG

Brewster's Millions

(1985)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Walter Hill
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jerry Orbach, Stephen Collins, Pat Hingle, John Candy
Plot:

Montgomery Brewster, a minor league baseball player, learns that a wealthy uncle he didn’t know existed has left him $300 million….but with a condition. Brewster must spend $30 million in 30 days; however, he cannot donate to charity, waste or destroy any money or possess any assets. Also, he can’t tell anyone about it. So, Brewster has an enormous task to tackle

1
0
Ghostbusters II
TV-PG

Ghostbusters II

(1989)
1
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Louis Tully
Director:
Ivan Reitman
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis, Rick Moranis
Plot:

Despite saving New York City from demigod Gozer earlier, the Ghostbusters were forced to disband following myriads of property damage lawsuits. They come out of retirement to again help Dana Barrett after her son becomes the target of a demonic plot threatening the entire city, but they must first fight against the law and the government.

1
2
Little Giants
PG

Little Giants

(1994)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Danny O'Shea
Director:
Duwayne Dunham
Genres:
Sport, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Alexa PenaVega, Ed O'Neill, Shawna Waldron, Devon Sawa
2
0

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My Blue Heaven
PG-13

My Blue Heaven

(1990)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Barney Coopersmith
Director:
Herbert Ross
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Joan Cusack, Melanie Mayron, Bill Irwin, Steve Martin, Rick Moranis
2
0
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
PG

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

(1989)
1
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Wayne Szalinski
Director:
Joe Johnston
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman, Thomas Wilson Brown, Kristine Sutherland
1
2
Splitting Heirs
PG-13

Splitting Heirs

(1993)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry Bullock
Director:
Robert Young
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Catherine Zeta-Jones, Eric Idle, John Cleese, Barbara Hershey
0
0
Head Office
PG-13

Head Office

(1985)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Finkleman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Ron Frazier, Eddie Albert, Judge Reinhold, Jane Seymour
0
0
Club Paradise
PG-13

Club Paradise

(1986)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Barry Nye
Director:
Harold Ramis
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Peter O'Toole, Robin Williams, Twiggy, Jimmy Cliff
0
0
The Flintstones
PG

The Flintstones

(1994)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Barney Rubble
Director:
Brian Levant
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kyle MacLachlan, John Goodman, Halle Berry, Elizabeth Perkins
Plot:

The live-action adaptation of the beloved cartoon franchise finds the dim-witted but good-hearted Fred Flintstone promoted to his company’s vice president post after his best friend, Barney, replaces Fred’s test score with his own. But Fred’s good fortune turns sour when he unwittingly becomes involved in his boss Cliff Vandercave’s villainous schemes. 

1
0
Honey I Blew Up the Kid
PG

Honey I Blew Up the Kid

(1992)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Wayne Szalinski
Director:
Randal Kleiser
Genres:
Romance, Sci-Fi, Family, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Lloyd Bridges, Robert Oliveri, Marcia Strassman, Daniel Shalikar
Plot:

Honey, I Blew Up the Kid is a comedy adventure film, which tells the story of a scientist Wayne Szalinksi, who mistakenly strikes his son with a particle beam, during an experiment. This causes the child to grow in size whenever he comes into contact with electricity. 

1
0
Big Bully
PG

Big Bully

(1996)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
David Leary
Director:
Steve Miner
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy
Star Cast:
Don Knotts, Jeffrey Tambor, Tom Arnold, Carol Kane, Rick Moranis
0
0

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TV Movie(s)

Twilight Theater

Twilight Theater

(1982)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Various Characters
Director:
Perry Rosemond
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Leslie Nielsen, Mr. T, Steve Martin, Barbara Hershey
0
0
Hockey Night

Hockey Night

(1984)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Willy Leipert
Director:
Paul Shapiro
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Megan Follows, Sean McCann, Gail Youngs, Henry Ramer
0
0
The Best of SCTV

The Best of SCTV

(1988)
0
0
As:
Writer
Director:
Paul Flaherty, Jim Blake
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Joe Flaherty, Andrea Martin, John Candy, Don Lake, John Hemphill
0
0
Bob & Doug McKenzie's Two-Four Anniversary

Bob & Doug McKenzie's Two-Four Anniversary

(2007)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Bob McKenzie
Director:
Henry Sarwer-Foner
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Andy Dick, Paul Dooley, Dave Thomas, Tom Cavanagh
1
0
The Last Polka

The Last Polka

(1985)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Linsk Minyk
Director:
John Blanchard
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, John Candy, Robin Duke
1
0
The Rocket Boy
PG

The Rocket Boy

(1989)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Automatic Safety System
Director:
John Blanchard
Genres:
Crime, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
John Candy, Dave Thomas, Robert Donner, Tom Butler
0
0
The Earth Day Special

The Earth Day Special

(1990)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Dwight Hemion, James Burrows, Gerry Cohen, Ted Haimes, Jim Henson
Genres:
Comedy, Music, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Candice Bergen, James Brolin, Downtown Julie Brown
0
0

Animation(s)

The Animated Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie

The Animated Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie (2003)

As:
Cast
Role:
Bob McKenzie
Genres:
Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Tom Kenny, Jill Talley, Dave Thomas, Jerry Richardson
Gravedale High
TV-Y7

Gravedale High (1990)

As:
Cast
Role:
Max Schneider
Director:
Robert Alvarez, Oscar Dufau, Ray Patterson, Don Lusk, Paul Sommer
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Horror, Animation
Star Cast:
Barry Gordon, Shari Belafonte, Tim Curry, Jackie Earle Haley
Brother Bear
G

Brother Bear (2003)

As:
Cast
Role:
Rutt
Director:
Aaron Blaise, Robert Walker
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Animation, Adventure
Star Cast:
Pauley Perrette, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Suarez, Jason Raize
Plot:

When an encounter with a Kodiak bear results in the death of his brother Sitka, young Native American Kenai kills the bear in revenge. But he is transformed into a bear himself. Hunted in his bear form by his other brother Denahi, Kenai’s only hope is to reclaim his human form with the help of an orphan bear cub, Koda.  

Bob & Doug

Bob & Doug (2009)

As:
Producer, Writer
Director:
Ken Cunningham
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dave Coulier, Dave Thomas, Derek McGrath, Ho Chow, Stacey DePass
Brother Bear 2
G

Brother Bear 2 (2006)

As:
Cast
Role:
Rutt
Director:
Ben Gluck
Genres:
Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Mandy Moore, Michael Clarke Duncan, Patrick Dempsey, Jeremy Suarez, Rick Moranis
Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Kids
G

Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Kids (2003)

As:
Cast
Role:
Holley
Director:
Mike Fallows, Kevin McDonagh
Genres:
Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Tony Jay, Brooke Shields, Scott Beaudin, Rebecca Brenner
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys (2001)

As:
Cast
Role:
Toy Taker / Mr. Cuddles the Teddy Bear
Director:
William R. Kowalchuk Jr.
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Comedy, Musical, Animation, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Richard Dreyfuss, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kathleen Barr, Scott McNeil

TV Shows and Videos

Second City TV

Second City TV (1976)

As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
George Bloomfield, John Blanchard, Milad Bessada
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Joe Flaherty, Martin Short, Andrea Martin, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara
SCTV Network 90

SCTV Network 90 (1981)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Various / ...
Director:
John Blanchard, Jim Drake, John Bell
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Murray, John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin
Saturday Night Live
TV-PG

Saturday Night Live (1975)

As:
Cast
Director:
Ben Stiller, Dave Wilson, Beth McCarthy-Miller, Don Roy King, James Signorelli
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Ben Stiller, Chris Farley, Colin Firth, Don Pardo
90 Minutes Live

90 Minutes Live (1976)

As:
Cast
Star Cast:
Valri Bromfield, John Candy, Clémence DesRochers, Danny Finkleman
Brother Bear

Brother Bear (2003)

As:
Cast
Role:
Rutt
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Clarke Duncan, Jeremy Suarez, Josh Keaton, Dave Thomas
Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves
PG

Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (1997)

As:
Cast
Role:
Wayne Szalinski
Director:
Dean Cundey
Genres:
Family, Action, Comedy, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Mila Kunis, Eve Gordon, Bug Hall, Robin Bartlett
Sing Along Songs: Brother Bear - On My Way

Sing Along Songs: Brother Bear - On My Way (2003)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Family, Short
Star Cast:
Tom Kane, Colton Burton, Rey Barcena, Tee Tee Benn

Rick Moranis Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
SCTV Network 90 Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program 1982