Bill Maher Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Religulous
R

Religulous

(2008)
6
1
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Larry Charles
Genres:
Documentary, War, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tal Bachman, Jonathan Boulden, Steve Burg, Francis Collins
Plot:

The title of this documentary is a portmanteau derived from Religious and Ridiculous. In this satirical documentary, commentator Bill Maher travels around the globe visiting Vatican, Jerusalem, Hyde park of London amongst other places, and interviews believers of various faiths including Christianity, Islam, Judaism. His discussion topics range from God and religion, evidence of Christ’s existence, Jewish laws to scientology and homosexuality.

6
1
Iron Man Three
PG-13

Iron Man Three

(2013)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Shane Black
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce
Plot:

The seventh film in the Iron Man film series, Iron Man Three sees Tony Stark suffering from stress, anxiety and insomnia after the battle of New York. Soon, he finds himself pitted against a powerful and mysterious foe, Mandarin. When his close ones get attacked, Tony goes after those responsible and in process discovers that an event from past is connected to the present. 

1
0
John Q
PG-13

John Q

(2002)
3
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Nick Cassavetes
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Gabriela Oltean, Denzel Washington, Kimberly Elise, Ron Annabelle
Plot:

John Quincy Archibald is a factory worker whose son Mike/Michael is diagnosed with enlarged heart for which emergency heart transplant is the only solution. As John’s health insurance doesn’t cover the expensive transplant surgery and with no other means to raise the amount, a desperate John holds the staff and patients of the hospital’s emergency room hostage to save his son’s life.   

3
0

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Primary Colors
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Primary Colors

(1998)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Mike Nichols
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Billy Bob Thornton, Kathy Bates
1
0
The Interview
R

The Interview

(2014)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
James Franco, Seth Rogen, Lizzy Caplan, Randall Park
Plot:

Dave Skylark and Aaron Rapaport's talk show Skylark Tonight is successful but not considered a serious news show. So when the two land an opportunity to interview the North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are all enthusiastic and happy. However, soon they are approached by the CIA who wants the duo to kill Kim Jong-un.

1
0
Late Night
R

Late Night

(2019)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Bill Maher
Director:
Nisha Ganatra
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Mindy Kaling, Emma Thompson, John Lithgow, Hugh Dancy, Bill Maher
1
1
Delivery Man
PG-13

Delivery Man

(2013)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Scott
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Vince Vaughn, Chris Pratt, Cobie Smulders, Andrzej Blumenfeld
Plot:

David Wozniak works as a deliveryman for his family’s butcher shop. However, he owes thugs US $80K and his girlfriend Emma is pregnant. His life is thrown into more chaos when he finds out he has fathered 533 children through sperm donations and 142 of them are suing the sperm bank to learn his identity. 

1
0
Ted 2
R

Ted 2

(2015)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Seth MacFarlane
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane, Amanda Seyfried, Jessica Barth
Plot:

Ted and Tami-Lynn marry and a year later decide to adopt a child. However, Ted is a talking teddy bear and not a real person, so he is denied permission. Even his marriage and job is cancelled. Ted and his best friend, John, now employ a novice lawyer Samantha to fight for his civil rights in court. However, there are obstacles in way.

1
0
The Campaign
R

The Campaign

(2012)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Jay Roach
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis, Dylan McDermott
Plot:

When Democratic Congressman,Cam Brady,accidentally reveals his affair to the public, two corrupt businessmen, Glenn and Wade Motch,pounce upon the opportunity to make tourism director, Marty Huggins, run against Cam. As the political campaigns heat up, both parties stoop to new lows to slander each other and gain victory.

1
0
A Million Ways to Die in the West
R

A Million Ways to Die in the West

(2014)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Seth MacFarlane
Genres:
Western, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, Liam Neeson
Plot:

Boasting of an ensemble cast including Seth MacFarlane, Liam Neeson, Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, and Neil Patrick Harris, this Western romantic comedy, is a story about how Albert Stark, a jilted sheep farmer, finds courage to fight after being encouraged by the pistol-wielding, beautiful Anna.  

1
0
Swing Vote
PG-13

Swing Vote

(2008)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Joshua Michael Stern
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kevin Costner, Madeline Carroll, Paula Patton, Kelsey Grammer
1
0
Edtv
PG-13

Edtv

(1999)
1
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Geoffrey Blake, Gail Boggs, Jenna Byrne, Merrin Dungey
Plot:

When a television channel decides to telecast the daily life of an ordinary person they choose a video store clerk and begin filming his life 24X7.  Very soon, the show becomes very popular and he becomes a celebrity. But it also invites complications in his life and he starts looking for ways to quit the show without breaching his contract. 

1
2

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D.C. Cab
R

D.C. Cab

(1983)
1
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Joel Schumacher
Genres:
Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Max Gail, Adam Baldwin, Mr. T, Charlie Barnett
1
1
House II: The Second Story
PG-13

House II: The Second Story

(1987)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
John
Director:
Ethan Wiley
Genres:
Horror, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Arye Gross, Jonathan Stark, Royal Dano, John Ratzenberger
1
1
Tomcats
R

Tomcats

(2001)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Gregory Poirier
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dakota Fanning, Jerry O'Connell, Shannon Elizabeth, Jake Busey
1
0
Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death
PG-13

Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death

(1989)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jim
Director:
J.F. Lawton
Genres:
Horror, Adventure, Action, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Shannon Tweed, Karen M. Waldron, Adrienne Barbeau, Brett Stimely
1
1
Pauly Shore Is Dead
R

Pauly Shore Is Dead

(2003)
1
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Pauly Shore
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Corey Feldman, Ashley L. Anderson, Pamela Anderson
1
1
Bill Maher's Dirty Secret

Bill Maher's Dirty Secret

(2014)
1
1
As:
Cast
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Annabelle Gurwitch
1
1
Pizza Man
PG-13

Pizza Man

(1991)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Elmo Bunn
Director:
J.F. Lawton
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Annabelle Gurwitch, David McKnight, Bob Delegall, Bryan Clark
2
1
Ratboy
PG-13

Ratboy

(1986)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Sondra Locke
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sondra Locke, Robert Townsend, Christopher Hewett, Larry Hankin
1
0
Bill Maher: I'm Swiss
TV-MA

Bill Maher: I'm Swiss

(2005)
1
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Michael Drumm
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Maher
1
0
Bill Maher: The Decider
TV-MA

Bill Maher: The Decider

(2007)
1
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
John Moffitt
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Bill Maher
1
0
Bill Maher: Live from D.C.
TV-MA

Bill Maher: Live from D.C.

(2014)
1
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Troy Miller
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Patrick Moran Donovan, Michael Moore, Gale Nemec, Keith Olbermann
1
0
Bill Maher... But I'm Not Wrong

Bill Maher... But I'm Not Wrong

(2010)
1
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
John Moffitt
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Maureen MacDonald, Cait Mathis
1
0
Bill Maher: Victory Begins at Home
TV-MA

Bill Maher: Victory Begins at Home

(2003)
1
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
John Moffitt
Genres:
Comedy, Documentary
Star Cast:
Bill Maher
1
0
Bill Maher: Be More Cynical

Bill Maher: Be More Cynical

(2000)
1
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Keith Truesdell
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Maher
1
0
Club Med

Club Med

(1986)
1
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Bob Giraldi
Genres:
Sport, Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jack Scalia, Linda Hamilton, Patrick Macnee, Janis Lee Burns
1
1
Out of Time
PG

Out of Time

(1988)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Maxwell Taylor
Director:
Robert Butler
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Bruce Abbott, Rebecca Schaeffer, Kristian Alfonso, Leo Rossi
2
0
Talk Nerdy to Me

Talk Nerdy to Me

(2011)
1
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Michael Selditch
Genres:
News, Reality-TV
Star Cast:
Annabelle Gurwitch, Chris Hardwick, Max Lugavere, Seth MacFarlane, Bill Maher
1
1
Bill Maher: The Golden Goose Special

Bill Maher: The Golden Goose Special

(1997)
1
1
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
John Moffitt
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Maher
1
1
Bill Maher: Stuff That Struck Me Funny

Bill Maher: Stuff That Struck Me Funny

(1995)
1
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
John Moffitt
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Maher
1
0

Animation(s)

The Boondocks
TV-MA

The Boondocks (2005)

As:
Cast
Director:
Seung Eun Kim, Sung-hoon Kim, Bob Hathcock, Jae-Myung Yoo, Lesean Thomas
Genres:
Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Adam West, Regina King, John Witherspoon, Gary Anthony Williams
Family Guy
TV-14

Family Guy (1999)

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Shin, James Purdum, Dominic Bianchi, Pete Michels, John Holmquist
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Ben Stiller, Craig Ferguson, Dakota Fanning

TV Shows and Videos

House of Cards
TV-MA

House of Cards (2013)

As:
Cast
Director:
James Foley, Robin Wright, John David Coles, Carl Franklin, Agnieszka Holland
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Justin Doescher
Vice
TV-MA

Vice (2013)

As:
Producer
Director:
Shane Smith
Genres:
News, Documentary
Star Cast:
Shane Smith, Thomas Morton
The Larry Sanders Show
TV-MA

The Larry Sanders Show (1992)

As:
Cast
Director:
Todd Holland, Ken Kwapis, Alan Myerson, Michael Lehmann, Garry Shandling
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Chris Farley, Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor
The Good Wife
TV-14

The Good Wife (2009)

As:
Cast
Director:
Rosemary Rodriguez, Michael Zinberg, Brooke Kennedy, James Whitmore Jr., Félix Enríquez Alcalá
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Julianna Margulies, Matt Czuchry, Christine Baranski, Archie Panjabi
Newhart
TV-G

Newhart (1982)

As:
Cast
Director:
Dick Martin, Will Mackenzie, Peter Baldwin, Michael Lessac, David Steinberg
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Tom Poston, Julia Duffy
Married with Children
TV-PG

Married with Children (1987)

As:
Cast
Director:
Gerry Cohen, Linda Day, Amanda Bearse, Sam W. Orender, Tony Singletary
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Corey Feldman, Ed O'Neill, Katey Sagal, Amanda Bearse
True Blood
TV-MA

True Blood (2008)

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Lehmann, Scott Winant, Daniel Minahan, Howard Deutch, John Dahl
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Mystery, Fantasy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten
Rags to Riches

Rags to Riches (1987)

As:
Cast
Director:
Bruce Seth Green, Michael Switzer, Michael Lange, Daniel T. Cahn
Genres:
Musical, Family, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Joseph Bologna, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Blanca De Garr, Kimiko Gelman
Real Time with Bill Maher
TV-MA

Real Time with Bill Maher (2003)

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host
Director:
Hal Grant, Paul Casey, Keith Truesdell
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy, News
Star Cast:
Bill Maher
Murder, She Wrote

Murder, She Wrote (1984)

As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Pullen Shaw, Walter Grauman, Vincent McEveety, Seymour Robbie, Jerry Jameson
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, Adam West, Angela Lansbury, George Clooney
Alice
TV-PG

Alice (1976)

As:
Cast
Director:
Marc Daniels, William Asher, John Pasquin, Linda Lavin, Don Corvan
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Corey Feldman, Linda Lavin, Beth Howland
Max Headroom

Max Headroom (1987)

As:
Cast
Director:
Victor Lobl, Thomas J. Wright, Janet Greek, Tommy Lee Wallace
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Matt Frewer, Amanda Pays, Chris Young, Jeffrey Tambor
Spin City
TV-14

Spin City (1996)

As:
Cast
Director:
Andy Cadiff, Ted Wass, Lee Shallat Chemel, Carl Lauten
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dakota Fanning, Richard Kind, Alan Ruck, Michael Boatman
MADtv
TV-14

MADtv (1995)

As:
Cast
Director:
Bruce Leddy, John Blanchard, Amanda Bearse, David Grossman, Paul Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam Brody, Michael McDonald, Debra Wilson, Aries Spears
Brother's Keeper

Brother's Keeper (1998)

As:
Cast
Director:
James Widdoes, Dinah Manoff, Ken Levine, Jason Bateman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
William Ragsdale, Sean O'Bryan, Justin Cooper, Bess Meyer
Black-ish
TV-PG

Black-ish (2014)

As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Whittingham, Matt Sohn, Anton Cropper, Victor Nelli Jr., Michael Schultz
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi, Marcus Scribner
Roseanne
TV-PG

Roseanne (1988)

As:
Cast
Director:
Gail Mancuso, Andrew D. Weyman, John Pasquin, John Whitesell, Philip Charles MacKenzie
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Chris Farley, Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf
Son of the Beach

Son of the Beach (2000)

As:
Cast
Director:
Scott McAboy, Tim Andrew, George Verschoor, John Putch, Bill Tunnicliffe
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Corey Feldman, Jaime Bergman, Roland Kickinger, Leila Arcieri
The Sarah Silverman Program.
TV-14

The Sarah Silverman Program. (2007)

As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Schrab, Wayne McClammy, Dan Sterling, Steven K. Tsuchida
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sarah Silverman, Laura Silverman, Brian Posehn, Steve Agee
Politically Incorrect
TV-14

Politically Incorrect (1993)

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host / ...
Director:
Steve Feldman
Genres:
Talk-Show, News, Comedy
Star Cast:
Christine O'Donnell, Lisa Ann Walter
The Chris Rock Show

The Chris Rock Show (1997)

As:
Cast
Director:
Linda Mendoza, Scott Preston
Genres:
Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Chris Rock, Grandmaster Flash, Monteria Ivey, Janeane Garofalo
Bill Maher: CrazyStupidPolitics - Live from Silicon Valley

Bill Maher: CrazyStupidPolitics - Live from Silicon Valley (2012)

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
James Yukich
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Maher
Sara

Sara (1985)

As:
Cast
Role:
Marty Lang
Director:
Will Mackenzie
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Geena Davis, Alfre Woodard, Mark Hudson, Bronson Pinchot
Dharma & Greg
TV-PG

Dharma & Greg (1997)

As:
Cast
Director:
Gail Mancuso, J.D. Lobue, Asaad Kelada, Robert Berlinger, Amanda Bearse
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jenna Elfman, Thomas Gibson, Joel Murray, Mimi Kennedy
Charlie Hoover

Charlie Hoover (1991)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jeff Melman, David Trainer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tim Matheson, Lucy Webb, Julie Hayden, Michael Manasseri
Hard Knocks

Hard Knocks (1987)

As:
Cast
Director:
Shelley Jensen, Jules Lichtman
Star Cast:
Tom Spiroff
The Jackie Thomas Show

The Jackie Thomas Show (1992)

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Lessac, Peter Segal
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Chris Farley, Tom Arnold, Dennis Boutsikaris, Alison La Placa
Amazon Fishbowl with Bill Maher

Amazon Fishbowl with Bill Maher (2006)

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself - Host
Director:
Craig Kelly, Jim Piccirillo, Ron Sylvester
Genres:
Comedy, Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Bill Maher
V.I.P.

V.I.P. (1998)

As:
Cast
Director:
Savage Steve Holland, Greg Yaitanes, Nelson McCormick, Sidney J. Furie, Patrick R. Norris
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Action, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Pamela Anderson, Molly Culver, Shaun Baker, Natalie Raitano