From Best to Worst: Crispin Glover Movies

by MLBrennan96 | created - 26 Jul 2015 | updated - 18 Jul 2016 | Public

From what I've seen so far, this is how I would rank the movies/ T.V shows Crispin Hellion Glover has preformed in.

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1. Back to the Future (1985)

PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

87 Metascore

Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the eccentric scientist Doc Brown.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Votes: 1,003,752 | Gross: $210.61M

2. Willard (2003)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

61 Metascore

A young man with an unusual connection to rats uses them at his own sociopathic will.

Director: Glen Morgan | Stars: Crispin Glover, R. Lee Ermey, Laura Harring, Jackie Burroughs

Votes: 17,233 | Gross: $6.89M

3. River's Edge (1986)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama

73 Metascore

A high school slacker commits a shocking act and proceeds to let his friends in on the secret. However, the friends' reaction is almost as ambiguous and perplexing as the crime itself.

Director: Tim Hunter | Stars: Crispin Glover, Keanu Reeves, Ione Skye, Daniel Roebuck

Votes: 15,156 | Gross: $4.60M

4. Dead Man (1995)

R | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

62 Metascore

On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange Native American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Crispin Glover, Lance Henriksen

Votes: 87,641 | Gross: $1.04M

5. Crime and Punishment (2002)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama

A modern day adaptation of Dostoyevsky's classic novel about a young student who is forever haunted by the murder he has committed.

Director: Menahem Golan | Stars: Crispin Glover, Vanessa Redgrave, John Hurt, Margot Kidder

Votes: 620

6. Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

33 Metascore

After being mortally wounded and taken to the morgue, murderer Jason Voorhees spontaneously revives and embarks on a killing spree as he makes his way back to his home at Camp Crystal Lake.

Director: Joseph Zito | Stars: Erich Anderson, Judie Aronson, Peter Barton, Kimberly Beck

Votes: 42,571 | Gross: $32.98M

7. Bartleby (2001)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

48 Metascore

A clueless boss has no idea what to do with his mundane office worker whose refusal of duties only gets worse each passing minute.

Director: Jonathan Parker | Stars: David Paymer, Crispin Glover, Glenne Headly, Maury Chaykin

Votes: 1,814 | Gross: $0.15M

8. Racing with the Moon (1984)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

66 Metascore

In 1942 California, two young men await induction into the U.S. Marines and say goodbye to their girlfriends.

Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Sean Penn, Elizabeth McGovern, Nicolas Cage, John Karlen

Votes: 3,977 | Gross: $6.05M

9. Rubin and Ed (1991)

PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy, Drama

An unsuccessful, nervous businessman gradually comes to befriend an eccentric, asocial nerd on a trip to Utah to bury a deceased cat.

Director: Trent Harris | Stars: Crispin Glover, Howard Hesseman, Karen Black, Michael Greene

Votes: 1,627

10. The Orkly Kid (1985)

35 min | Short, Comedy

Larry organizes a talent show in an attempt to get on TV but the small town of Orkly, Idaho, isn't ready for his Olivia Newton-John impersonation.

Director: Trent Harris | Stars: Crispin Glover, Stefan Arngrim, John Bluto, Ken Butler

Votes: 206

11. What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

PG-13 | 118 min | Drama

73 Metascore

A young man in a small Midwestern town struggles to care for his mentally-disabled younger brother and morbidly obese mother while attempting to pursue his own happiness.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis, Mary Steenburgen

Votes: 207,408 | Gross: $9.17M

12. Nurse Betty (2000)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

69 Metascore

Comedy about a widow's post-traumatic obsession with a soap star.

Director: Neil LaBute | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Morgan Freeman, Chris Rock, Greg Kinnear

Votes: 32,453 | Gross: $25.17M

13. Hotel Room (1993)

30 min | Drama, Mystery

Three-part mini-series set during three different eras in a single room of an odd hotel where employees never age. Every story has a slight twist to it, but the stories are mostly dialogue-heavy psychological or relationship dramas.

Stars: Clark Heathcliff Brolly, Camilla Overbye Roos, Griffin Dunne, Crispin Glover

Votes: 991

14. The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)

R | 130 min | Biography, Drama

79 Metascore

The story of a controversial pornography publisher and how he became a defender of free speech.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Courtney Love, Edward Norton, Brett Harrelson

Votes: 85,697 | Gross: $20.19M

15. The Doors (1991)

R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Music

62 Metascore

The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band The Doors and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison, from his days as a UCLA film student in Los Angeles, to his untimely death in Paris, France at age 27 in 1971.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan, Frank Whaley

Votes: 81,365 | Gross: $35.18M

16. Where the Heart Is (1990)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

Stewart McBain (Coleman) is a real-estate mogul who spends his living blowing up old buildings to make room to erect new buildings. All goes as planned for a new subdivision, until a group ... See full summary »

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Dabney Coleman, Uma Thurman, Joanna Cassidy, Crispin Glover

Votes: 1,452 | Gross: $1.11M

17. Family Ties (1982–1989)
Episode: Birthday Boy (1984)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family

Steven must be in Washington for PBS on Alex's 18th birthday, so Elyse throws him a surprise party a few days early. On his big day, Alex fails to pass 'taking out the trash' down to one of... See full summary »

Director: Will Mackenzie | Stars: Meredith Baxter, Michael Gross, Michael J. Fox, Justine Bateman

Votes: 88

18. Drunk History (2007–2011)
Episode: Drunk History Vol. 6: Featuring John C. Reilly (2010)

TV-14 | 6 min | Short, Comedy, History

Watch the amazing story of Nikola Tesla (John C. Reilly); the father of Western Technology, who sailed to America to meet Thomas Edison (Crispin Glover) and work for him. Late one night ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Konner | Stars: Craig Anstett, Crispin Glover, Jeremy Konner, John C. Reilly

Votes: 52

19. Alice in Wonderland (I) (2010)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

53 Metascore

Nineteen-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen's reign of terror.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway

Votes: 373,269 | Gross: $334.19M

20. 9 (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 79 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

60 Metascore

A rag doll that awakens in a postapocalyptic future holds the key to humanity's salvation.

Director: Shane Acker | Stars: Elijah Wood, Jennifer Connelly, Crispin Glover, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 129,986 | Gross: $31.74M

21. Teachers (1984)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

39 Metascore

A well meaning but burned-out high school teacher tries to maintain order against the backdrop of a pending lawsuit against his school district when it comes to light they gave a diploma to an illiterate student.

Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Nick Nolte, JoBeth Williams, Judd Hirsch, Ralph Macchio

Votes: 3,748 | Gross: $27.77M

22. The Wizard of Gore (2007)

R | 94 min | Horror, Mystery

Montag the Magnificent (Glover) is a master illusionist who performs at underground venues, selecting female volunteers from his rave-like audiences. To their hysteria, it appears he's ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Kasten | Stars: Kip Pardue, Bijou Phillips, Crispin Glover, Jeffrey Combs

Votes: 2,581

23. The Bag Man (I) (2014)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama

28 Metascore

A criminal bides his time at a seedy motel, waiting for his boss after killing several men and making away with a mystery bag.

Director: David Grovic | Stars: John Cusack, Rebecca Da Costa, Robert De Niro, Crispin Glover

Votes: 15,968 | Gross: $0.05M

24. Chasers (1994)

R | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

A hapless Navy grunt is assigned SP duty. The catch: he must escort a beautiful female prisoner on her way to prison for going UA. She in turn will try anything to escape.

Director: Dennis Hopper | Stars: Tom Berenger, Erika Eleniak, William McNamara, Crispin Glover

Votes: 5,536 | Gross: $1.60M

25. At Close Range (1986)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama

67 Metascore

In 1978 Pennsylvania, an absentee father is reacquainted with his estranged teenage sons who become intrigued with his romanticized life of crime.

Director: James Foley | Stars: Sean Penn, Christopher Walken, Mary Stuart Masterson, Chris Penn

Votes: 13,630 | Gross: $2.35M

26. The Donner Party (2009)

R | 95 min | Drama

Based on the real events of The Donner Party tragedy. The Donner Party was a group of California-bound American settlers caught up in the western expansion of the 1840s. After becoming ... See full summary »

Director: Terrence Martin | Stars: Crispin Glover, Clayne Crawford, Michele Santopietro, Mark Boone Junior

Votes: 965

27. Little Noises (1991)

73 min | Comedy, Drama

A struggling writer (Glover) steals poems written by his mute friend to achieve fame and fortune.

Director: Jane Spencer | Stars: Tatum O'Neal, Crispin Glover, Nina Siemaszko, Tate Donovan

Votes: 185

28. Wild at Heart (1990)

R | 125 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

52 Metascore

Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe, J.E. Freeman

Votes: 79,244 | Gross: $14.56M

29. Mr. Nice (2010)

121 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

60 Metascore

The life story of Howard Marks, an elite British drug smuggler.

Director: Bernard Rose | Stars: Rhys Ifans, Chloë Sevigny, David Thewlis, Luis Tosar

Votes: 6,885

30. Incident at Loch Ness (2004)

PG-13 | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

62 Metascore

A documentary exploring the myth of the Loch Ness monster.

Director: Zak Penn | Stars: Werner Herzog, Kitana Baker, Gabriel Beristain, Russell Williams II

Votes: 3,778 | Gross: $0.04M

31. Beowulf (2007)

PG-13 | 115 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

59 Metascore

The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel, who is terrorizing Denmark, and later, Grendel's Mother, who begins killing out of revenge.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Ray Winstone, Crispin Glover, Angelina Jolie, Robin Wright

Votes: 158,863 | Gross: $82.16M

32. Like Mike (2002)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

47 Metascore

A 14-year-old orphan becomes an NBA superstar after trying on a pair of sneakers with the faded initials "M.J." inside.

Director: John Schultz | Stars: Shad Moss, Jonathan Lipnicki, Morris Chestnut, Brenda Song

Votes: 18,384 | Gross: $51.43M

33. High School U.S.A. (1983 TV Movie)

96 min | Comedy

Set in a senior high school class, J.J. pursues the girlfriend of a rival from a higher clique.

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Nancy McKeon, Todd Bridges, Angela Cartwright

Votes: 1,139

34. Drop Dead Sexy (2005)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Crime

When their money scam runs aground, a group of would-be thieves turn to kidnapping in an attempt to blackmail their target.

Director: Michael Philip | Stars: Jason Lee, Crispin Glover, Burton Gilliam, Xander Berkeley

Votes: 2,140

35. Simon Says (2006)

R | 87 min | Horror, Thriller

The pothead Zack; the sweethearts Kate and Riff; the slut Vicky; and the spoiled Ashley travel by van to the backwoods to camp. They meet two strange gravediggers that advise them to leave ... See full summary »

Director: William Dear | Stars: Crispin Glover, Margo Harshman, Greg Cipes, Kelly Vitz

Votes: 3,221

36. Freaky Deaky (2012)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Set in 1974, a pair of '60s radicals rely on their bomb-making skills on their way to becoming capitalists.

Director: Charles Matthau | Stars: Billy Burke, Christian Slater, Crispin Glover, Michael Jai White

Votes: 6,036

37. Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

63 Metascore

A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.

Director: Steve Pink | Stars: John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke

Votes: 158,655 | Gross: $50.29M

38. Twister (1989)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

65 Metascore

Delusional and spoiled Maureen and her eccentric brother Howdy decide to track down and meet their estranged mother, all while the drama of dysfunctional relationships, disastrous weather conditions and a dark family secret ensue.

Director: Michael Almereyda | Stars: Harry Dean Stanton, Suzy Amis, Crispin Glover, Dylan McDermott

Votes: 1,869

39. Charlie's Angels (2000)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

52 Metascore

Three women, detectives with a mysterious boss, retrieve stolen voice-ID software, using martial arts, tech skills, and sex appeal.

Director: McG | Stars: Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, Bill Murray

Votes: 171,849 | Gross: $125.31M

40. Fast Sofa (2001)

R | 109 min | Adventure, Drama

This road picture follows a dope fiend named Rick, who believes his goal in life is to track down Ginger, a famous porn star who is currently staying in her Beverly Hills hideaway. Rick is ... See full summary »

Director: Salomé Breziner | Stars: Jake Busey, Crispin Glover, Natasha Lyonne, Adam Goldberg

Votes: 776

41. Open Season 2 (2008 Video)

PG | 76 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

After falling head over hooves in love with Giselle, Elliot's road to the altar takes a slight detour when Mr. Weenie is kidnapped by a group of pampered pets determined to return him to his owners.

Directors: Matthew O'Callaghan, Todd Wilderman | Stars: Joel McHale, Mike Epps, Jane Krakowski, Billy Connolly

Votes: 21,174

42. Best of Times (1981 TV Movie)

95 min | Comedy

Here's the lives of 7 teenage friends in 1981, singing, dancing and breaking the 4th wall.

Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Crispin Glover, Jill Schoelen, Nicolas Cage, Julie Piekarski

Votes: 209

43. Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

28 Metascore

Sissy Hankshaw (Uma Thurman) is born with enormous thumbs that help her hitchhiking through the U.S. from a young age. She becomes a model in advertising, and her New York agent, "the ... See full summary »

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Uma Thurman, Lorraine Bracco, Pat Morita, Angie Dickinson

Votes: 6,928 | Gross: $1.71M

44. Aimy in a Cage (2015)

TV-MA | 79 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Delinquent. Orphan. Painter.

Director: Hooroo Jackson | Stars: Crispin Glover, Allisyn Snyder, Terry Moore, Paz de la Huerta

Votes: 534

45. My Tutor (1983)

R | 97 min | Comedy

17 Metascore

A rich father hires a tutor for his son. The son is a horny teenager and the tutor is a gorgeous blonde. Complications ensue.

Director: George Bowers | Stars: Matt Lattanzi, Caren Kaye, Kevin McCarthy, Clark Brandon

Votes: 3,062 | Gross: $22.59M

46. Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy