The best Gary Coleman’s movies

Gary Coleman

Gary Coleman

08/02/1968- 28/05/2010
We present our ranking of the best Gary Coleman’s movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Gary Coleman.
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Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star

Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star
5.5/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 04/09/2003
  • Character: Self
TV child star of the '70s, Dickie Roberts is now 35 and parking cars. Craving to regain the spotlight, he auditions for a role of a normal guy, but the director quickly sees he is anything but normal. Desperate to win the part, Dickie hires a family to help him replay his childhood and assume the identity of an average, everyday kid.

The Great Buck Howard

The Great Buck Howard
6.4/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 18/01/2008
  • Character: Gary Coleman
When a law school dropout answers an advertisement to be a personal assistant he unknowingly signs on to work for a belligerent has-been magician struggling to resurrect his career. This leads to a journey across the country staging the comeback of a lifetime.

Dirty Work

Dirty Work
6.4/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 12/06/1998
  • Character: Self
Unemployed and recently dumped, Mitch and his buddy Sam start a revenge-for-hire business to raise the $50,000 that Sam's father needs to get a heart transplant. The dirty duo brings down a movie theater manager and hires hookers to pose as dead bodies during a live TV ad. When a wealthy developer hires the guys to trash a building (so that he can have it condemned), problems arise and a feud ensues.

An American Carol

An American Carol
4.1/10
A cynical Anti-American Hollywood filmmaker sets out on a crusade to abolish the 4th of July holiday. He is visited by three spirits who take him on a hilarious journey in an attempt to show him the true meaning of America.

A Carol Christmas

A Carol Christmas
5.1/10
Carol Cartman, a tempestuous talk show host, is a high-heeled, high-maintenance Scrooge. This insensitive, self-centered and stingy woman is about to experience a holiday she'll never forget.

The Simpsons: Christmas

The Simpsons: Christmas
  • Release: 14/10/2003
A collection of five different Simpson holiday specials; Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire, Mr. Plow, Miracle on Evergreen Terrace, Grift of the Magi, and She of Little Faith

Night of the Living Doo

Night of the Living Doo
7.1/10
Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang pick up hitchiking Gary Coleman, and the Mystery Machine soon proceeds to break down (multiple times) finally leaving them stranded at a haunted castle owned by David Cross. This Halloween special is an all-out spoof of the 1972 series "The New Scooby Doo Movies, " complete with multiple references and gags that take jabs at the original show, musical numbers by Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and Matthew Sweet, and concluding with a nonsensical ending.

Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Diff'rent Strokes'

Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Diff'rent Strokes'
5.5/10
As NBC's hit sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes" proves a long-running hit for a network desperately in need of one, its young stars: Gary Coleman, Todd Bridges, and Dana Plato face all sorts of trouble off-camera. Gary battles with his parents over the management of his salary, Todd runs into trouble with the law countless times, and Dana's career after the show meets with despair and tragedy.

Midgets Vs Mascots

Midgets Vs Mascots
5.1/10
This documentary follows 10 contestants as they compete for 1 million dollars in prize money.

Church Ball

Church Ball
4.1/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 17/03/2006
  • Character: Charles Higgins
Dennis Buckstead has the hardest calling in his church. Not only has he been asked to coach a group of non-basketball players in his church but the bishop has demanded that he lead the team to the Basketball Championship. Word from the top is that this is the last season of church ball and Bishop Linderman isn't about to have his team lose for the 20th year in a row in the last season of church ball history! What was supposed to strengthen the body, invigorate the mind and cultivate brotherly love seems to bring out the worst in these church-going ball players. Dennis must find a way to bring his team together and build unity along the way to win the championship or go down in church ball history as the worst team that ever played.

A Christmas Too Many

A Christmas Too Many
3.7/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 04/12/2007
  • Character: Pizza Guy
Disaster strikes when an aging actress invites her eccentric family to Hollywood for the holidays.

The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins

The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins
5.4/10
Gary Coleman plays the son of a U.S. diplomat who imagines himself in fantastic situations.

On the Right Track

On the Right Track
5.4/10
Lester is a homeless shoeshine boy living in a railway station. He's got this funny knack for picking the winning horses' names out of the paper while shining shoes. When word gets around, though, everyone wants a piece of the action.

The Kid with the Broken Halo

The Kid with the Broken Halo
5.5/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 05/04/1982
  • Character: Andy LeBeau
Andy LeBeau is a fallen angel of sorts. He keeps messing up and causing trouble in angel training. The archangel, Michael, decides to give him one more shot. His mission: Help out the problems of three cases. First, the Desautel family, who are on the edge of breaking up. Then, the McNulty family, who are workaholics. Finally, Dorothea Powell who is a secluded, grumpy old woman. Andy's guide on earth is Blake, who is none too thrilled to work with Andy.

Scout's Honor

Scout's Honor
5.9/10
TV movie directed by Henry Levin.

Playing with Fire

Playing with Fire
6.7/10
Gary Coleman stars as a teenage arsonist. The authorities, friends, and neighbors warn his absentee parents until it is too late.

The Kid With the 200 I.Q.

The Kid With the 200 I.Q.
5.1/10
  • Release: 06/02/1983
  • Character: Nick Newell
A very intelligent teenager is sent to college where he meets his roommate, a popular jock. Therefore, he must learn to adapt to adult life, wild parties, and romance.

Lucy Moves to NBC

Lucy Moves to NBC
7/10
  • Genre: ComedyTV Movie
  • Release: 08/02/1980
  • Character: V.P. of Programming
Contacted by Fred Silverman, the President of NBC, Lucille Ball accepts to go back to work as a producer. With the help of her faithful production assistant, Gale Gordon, she starts working on a new series titled "The Music Mart".

Shafted

Shafted
4.1/10
  • Release: 01/01/2000
Steven Byzinsky is convinced he's a blaxploitation superhero. Like Shaft, Dolemite and Black Belt Jones before him, he's keeping' the streets safe for the brother and trying to stay one step ahead of The Man. There's only one problem: Steven's white.

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