Joan Rivers Movies List: Best To Worst

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

(1962)
As:
Writer
Director:
Frederick De Cordova, Jerry Lewis, Bobby Quinn, Dick Carson, Robert Ostberg
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Frank Oz, Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Doc Severinsen
The Swimmer

The Swimmer

(1968)
As:
Cast
Director:
Sydney Pollack, Frank Perry
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Burt Lancaster, Janice Rule, Marge Champion, Janet Landgard
Mister Universe

Mister Universe

(1951)
As:
Cast
Director:
Joseph Lerner
Genres:
Romance, Sport, Comedy
Star Cast:
Vince Edwards, Robert Alda, Janis Paige, Jack Carson, Bert Lahr
The Muppets Take Manhattan
G

The Muppets Take Manhattan

(1984)
As:
Cast
Director:
Frank Oz
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Adventure, Family, Musical, Drama
Star Cast:
Dave Goelz, Frank Oz, Art Carney, Jim Henson, Brooke Shields
Iron Man Three
PG-13

Iron Man Three

(2013)
As:
Cast
Director:
Shane Black
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Bill Maher, Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce
Spaceballs
PG

Spaceballs

(1987)
As:
Cast
Director:
Mel Brooks
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Pullman, Mel Brooks, John Hurt, Daphne Zuniga, Rick Moranis
Serial Mom
R

Serial Mom

(1994)
As:
Cast
Director:
John Waters
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Matthew Lillard, Sam Waterston, Kathleen Turner, John Waters, Joan Rivers
Napoleon
G

Napoleon

(1995)
As:
Cast
Director:
Mario Andreacchio
Genres:
Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Blythe Danner, Jamie Croft, Barry Humphries, Philip Quast
Look Who's Talking
PG-13

Look Who's Talking

(1989)
As:
Cast
Director:
Amy Heckerling
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, Olympia Dukakis, George Segal
First Daughter
PG

First Daughter

(2004)
As:
Cast
Director:
Forest Whitaker
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Michael Keaton, Katie Holmes, Marc Blucas, Amerie, Margaret Colin
Rabbit Test
PG

Rabbit Test

(1978)
As:
Cast, Director, Writer
Director:
Joan Rivers
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Keaton, Alex Rocco, Doris Roberts, Billy Crystal, Paul Lynde
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Hip! Edgy! Quirky!

(2002)
As:
Cast
Role:
Floressa
Director:
Mark Haller-Wade
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Phyllis Diller, Mark Fite, Jim Holmes, Kara Zediker
Whispers: An Elephant's Tale
G

Whispers: An Elephant's Tale

(2000)
As:
Cast
Director:
Dereck Joubert
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Anne Archer, Angela Bassett, Kevin Michael Richardson, Betty White, Debi Derryberry
The Intern
R

The Intern

(2000)
As:
Cast
Role:
Dolly Bellows
Director:
Michael Lange
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Peggy Lipton, Kathy Griffin, Dominique Swain, Ben Pullen
Les Patterson Saves the World

Les Patterson Saves the World

(1987)
As:
Cast
Director:
George Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Pamela Stephenson, Thaao Penghlis, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Barry Humphries
Goosed

Goosed

(1999)
As:
Cast
Role:
Mom / Blanche
Director:
Aleta Chappelle
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Danielle Harris, Robert Klein, Damon Wayans, Jennifer Tilly, Joan Rivers

TV Movie(s)

The Girl Most Likely to...

The Girl Most Likely to...

(1973)
As:
Writer
Director:
Lee Philips
Genres:
Romance, Crime, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Stockard Channing, Edward Asner, Jim Backus, Joe Flynn, Chuck McCann
Why We Laugh: Funny Women
TV-MA

Why We Laugh: Funny Women

(2013)
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Herself
Director:
Bernard Gourley
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Janeane Garofalo, Whoopi Goldberg, Kim Wayans, Tig Notaro
Joan Rivers: Don't Start with Me
TV-MA

Joan Rivers: Don't Start with Me

(2012)
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Herself
Director:
Scott L. Montoya
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mick Archer, Stacey McMichael, Joe Valentino
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Joan Rivers: Before Melissa Pulls the Plug

(2006)
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Herself
Director:
Keith Truesdell
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jeremy Blaine, Jordan Roberts
Lady Boss

Lady Boss

(1992)
As:
Cast
Director:
Charles Jarrott
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alan Rachins, Jack Scalia, Kim Delaney, Yvette Mimieux, Phil Morris
Tears and Laughter: The Joan and Melissa Rivers Story

Tears and Laughter: The Joan and Melissa Rivers Story

(1994)
As:
Cast
Role:
Joan Rivers
Director:
Oz Scott
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Dorothy Lyman, Jon Kean, Melissa Rivers, Mark Kiely
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How to Murder a Millionaire

(1990)
As:
Cast
Role:
Irma
Director:
Paul Schneider
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Morgan Fairchild, Jodi Long, David Eigenberg, Telma Hopkins
Joan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi Abromowitz

Joan Rivers and Friends Salute Heidi Abromowitz

(1985)
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Herself
Director:
Alan Smithee
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Ashley, Shuko Akune, Bobby Berosini, Erma Bombeck
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Joan Rivers' Straight Talk

(2006)
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Herself - Hostess
Director:
Jay Redack
Genres:
Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Andy Cohen, Billy Eichner

Animation(s)

The Simpsons
TV-14

The Simpsons (1989)

As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Kirkland, Steven Dean Moore, Bob Anderson, Matthew Nastuk, Jim Reardon
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Ben Stiller, Carmen Electra, Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner
Sesame Street
TV-Y

Sesame Street (1969)

As:
Cast
Director:
Lisa Simon, Emily Squires, Ken Diego, Victor DiNapoli, Ted May
Genres:
Animation, Family, Fantasy, Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Jimmy Fallon, Caroll Spinney, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Jim Henson
Arthur
TV-Y

Arthur (1996)

As:
Cast
Director:
Greg Bailey
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Idina Menzel, J.T. Turner, Melissa Altro, Daniel Brochu, Bruce Dinsmore
Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist
TV-PG

Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (1995)

As:
Cast, Writer
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Jonathan Katz, H. Jon Benjamin, Laura Silverman, Will Le Bow
Shrek 2
TV-PG

Shrek 2 (2004)

As:
Cast
Director:
Conrad Vernon, Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Animation, Family, Romance, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Antonio Banderas, Cameron Diaz, Julie Andrews, Eddie Murphy, John Cleese
Dave the Barbarian
TV-Y

Dave the Barbarian (2004)

As:
Cast
Director:
Howy Parkins
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Animation, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Jeff Bennett, Danny Cooksey, Tress MacNeille, Kevin Michael Richardson, Joan Rivers
The Smurfs
TV-PG

The Smurfs (2011)

As:
Cast
Director:
Raja Gosnell
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Hank Azaria, Tim Gunn, Neil Patrick Harris, Alan Cumming, Jayma Mays
Spaceballs: The Animated Series
TV-14

Spaceballs: The Animated Series (2008)

As:
Cast
Director:
Chad Hammes, Michael Montaine, Jason Raines, David Dulac, Blake Leibel
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Animation
Star Cast:
Dee Bradley Baker, Rino Romano, Tino Insana, Mel Brooks, Daphne Zuniga

TV Shows and Videos

Curb Your Enthusiasm
TV-MA

Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert B. Weide, Larry Charles, Bryan Gordon, David Steinberg, Alec Berg
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Cheryl Hines, Susie Essman
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
Saturday Night Live
TV-PG

Saturday Night Live (1975)

As:
Writer
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
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The Joan Rivers Position (2004)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Herself - Presenter
Director:
John F.D. Northover, Ivan Youlden
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Joan Rivers
Needles and Pins

Needles and Pins (1973)

As:
Cast
Director:
George Tyne, Peter Baldwin, Hy Averback, Ernest A. Losso
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bernie Kopell, Norman Fell, Louis Nye, Deirdre Lenihan
Here's Lucy

Here's Lucy (1968)

As:
Cast
Director:
Coby Ruskin, Jack Donohue, Herbert Kenwith, George Marshall, Jack Baker
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Lucille Ball, Gale Gordon, Lucie Arnaz, Desi Arnaz Jr.
Another World
TV-14

Another World (1964)

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Eilbaum, Bob Schwarz, Casey Childs, Gary Tomlin, Ira Cirker
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Brad Pitt, Victoria Wyndham, Constance Ford, Hugh Marlowe, Beverlee McKinsey
Candid Camera

Candid Camera (1960)

As:
Writer
Director:
Lou Tyrrell, Julio D. Benedetto, Garth Dietrick
Genres:
Comedy, Reality-TV
Star Cast:
Allen Funt, Durward Kirby
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Husbands, Wives & Lovers (1978)

As:
Writer
Director:
Alan Myerson, Bill Persky, Marc Daniels, James Burrows
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ron Rifkin, Cynthia Harris, Eddie Barth, Stephen Pearlman, Lynne Marie Stewart
Hot in Cleveland
TV-PG

Hot in Cleveland (2010)

As:
Cast
Director:
Andy Cadiff, David Trainer, John Whitesell, Gil Junger, Joe Regalbuto
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Craig Ferguson, Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick, Betty White
I'm with Her

I'm with Her (2003)

As:
Cast
Director:
Shelley Jensen, Joe Regalbuto, John Fortenberry, Robby Benson, Ted Wass
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Teri Polo, Kristen Wiig, Danny Comden, Betty White, Peter Dinklage
Less Than Perfect
TV-PG

Less Than Perfect (2002)

As:
Cast
Director:
Skip Collector, Terry Hughes, Ted Wass, Jonathan Weiss
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Andy Dick, Bob Odenkirk, Cindy Williams, Zachary Levi, Pamela Anderson
Shalom Sesame

Shalom Sesame (1987)

As:
Cast
Director:
Moti Aviram
Genres:
History, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jerry Stiller, Mary Tyler Moore, Joan Rivers
The Love Boat
TV-G

The Love Boat (1977)

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Kinon, Roger Duchowny, Robert Scheerer, Allen Baron, Ted Lange
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, Adam West, Andy Griffith, Corey Feldman, Gavin MacLeod
In Bed with Joan

In Bed with Joan (2013)

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Herself - Hostess
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Joan Rivers
Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?

Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best? (2011)

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Herself
Director:
Lucas Mertes
Genres:
Reality-TV
Star Cast:
Melissa Rivers, Tony Tripoli
The Late Show

The Late Show (1986)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Herself - Hostess
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Clint Holmes
Suddenly Susan

Suddenly Susan (1996)

As:
Cast
Director:
Steve Zuckerman, Shelley Jensen, Tom Moore, Lee Shallat Chemel, Leonard R. Garner Jr.
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Nestor Carbonell, Eric Idle, Kathy Griffin, Mr. T, Lori Loughlin
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The Joan Rivers Show (1989)

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Herself - Hostess
Genres:
Talk-Show
Star Cast:
Joan Rivers
Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend?
PG

Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend? (2014)

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Hewitt
Genres:
Horror, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Madison Pettis, Ryan Ochoa, Bella Thorne, Calum Worthy