River Phoenix Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Stand by Me
R

Stand by Me

(1986)
18
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Chris Chambers
Director:
Rob Reiner
Genres:
Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Corey Feldman, Wil Wheaton, Jerry O'Connell, Kiefer Sutherland
18
3
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
E

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

(1989)
13
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Spielberg
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Action
Star Cast:
Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Denholm Elliott, Alison Doody, John Rhys-Davies
13
4
Running on Empty
PG-13

Running on Empty

(1988)
17
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Danny Pope
Director:
Sidney Lumet
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Music, Crime
Star Cast:
Judd Hirsch, Christine Lahti, Martha Plimpton, Jonas Abry
17
1
Dogfight
R

Dogfight

(1991)
9
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Eddie Birdlace
Director:
Nancy Savoca
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Brendan Fraser, Richard Panebianco, Lili Taylor, Anthony Clark
9
0
My Own Private Idaho
R

My Own Private Idaho

(1991)
10
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Mike Waters
Director:
Gus Van Sant
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Keanu Reeves, Rodney Harvey, James Russo, William Richert
10
1
Sneakers
PG-13

Sneakers

(1992)
4
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Phil Alden Robinson
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Redford, David Strathairn, Dan Aykroyd, Sidney Poitier, James Earl Jones
4
0
The Mosquito Coast
PG

The Mosquito Coast

(1986)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie
Director:
Peter Weir
Genres:
Thriller, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, Jadrien Steele, Hilary Gordon
4
0
Explorers
PG

Explorers

(1985)
5
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Wolfgang Müller
Director:
Joe Dante
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Ethan Hawke, Bradley Gregg, Jason Presson, Georg Olden
5
4
I Love You to Death
R

I Love You to Death

(1990)
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Devo
Director:
Lawrence Kasdan
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kevin Kline, Tracey Ullman, William Hurt, Keanu Reeves, River Phoenix
4
1
The Thing Called Love
PG-13

The Thing Called Love

(1993)
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
James Wright
Director:
Peter Bogdanovich
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Star Cast:
Sandra Bullock, Samantha Mathis, Dermot Mulroney, K.T. Oslin
4
1
Little Nikita
PG

Little Nikita

(1988)
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jeff Grant
Director:
Richard Benjamin
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Bradford, Richard Jenkins, Sidney Poitier, Liver Phoenix, Caroline Kava
6
1
A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon
R

A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon

(1988)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Jimmy Reardon
Director:
William Richert
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Johnny Galecki, Ione Skye, Matthew Perry, Ann Magnuson, Meredith Salenger
3
0
Dark Blood

Dark Blood

(2012)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Boy
Director:
George Sluizer
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Jonathan Pryce, Karen Black, Judy Davis, T. Dan Hopkins
2
0
Silent Tongue
PG-13

Silent Tongue

(1993)
0
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Talbot Roe
Director:
Sam Shepard
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Western
Star Cast:
Richard Harris, Alan Bates, Dermot Mulroney, Sheila Tousey
0
2
Surviving

Surviving

(1985)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Waris Hussein
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Sorvino, Ellen Burstyn, Molly Ringwald, Marsha Mason, Zach Galligan
0
0
Circle of Violence: A Family Drama

Circle of Violence: A Family Drama

(1986)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Chris Benfield
Director:
David Greene
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Geraldine Fitzgerald, Tuesday Weld, Peter Bonerz, Philip Sterling
0
1

TV Shows and Videos

It's Your Move

It's Your Move (1984)

As:
Cast
Director:
John Pasquin, Tony Singletary, Jim Drake, Arlando Smith
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jason Bateman, Tricia Cast, Ernie Sabella, Caren Kaye, David Garrison
Robert Kennedy and His Times

Robert Kennedy and His Times (1985)

As:
Cast
Director:
Marvin J. Chomsky
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jason Bateman, Mimi Kennedy, Charles Bateman, John Ericson, Jordan Charney
Ben E. King: Stand by Me

Ben E. King: Stand by Me (1986)

As:
Cast
Role:
River Phoenix
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Wil Wheaton, Ben E. King
Family Ties
TV-G

Family Ties (1982)

As:
Cast
Director:
Sam Weisman, Will Mackenzie, Andrew McCullough, Matthew Diamond, John Pasquin
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Corey Feldman, Meredith Baxter, Michael Gross, Michael J. Fox, Justine Bateman
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982)

As:
Cast
Director:
Vincent McEveety, Bernard L. Kowalski, Harvey S. Laidman, Barry Crane, James Sheldon
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Richard Dean Anderson, Peter Horton, Joaquin Phoenix, Roger Wilson, Drake Hogestyn
ABC Afterschool Specials

ABC Afterschool Specials (1972)

As:
Cast
Director:
Larry Elikann, Arthur Allan Seidelman, Richard C. Bennett, Robert Fuest, Robert C. Thompson
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Adam Sandler, Ben Affleck, James Earl Jones, Lance Kerwin, Samaria Graham
Hotel

Hotel (1983)

As:
Cast
Director:
Bruce Bilson, Jerome Courtland, Nancy Malone, James Brolin, Vincent McEveety
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Bette Davis, James Brolin, Connie Sellecca, Nathan Cook
Red Hot Chili Peppers: Breaking the Girl

Red Hot Chili Peppers: Breaking the Girl (1992)

As:
Cast
Director:
Stephane Sednaoui
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Anthony Kiedis, Chad Smith, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Arik Marshall