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Michael J. Fox (1961-) is a Canadian-American actor, author, producer, and activist. Fox first gained fame playing Alex Keaton on the television show Family Ties from 1982 to 1989. In 1985 he starred as Marty McFly in the box office smash Back To The Future as well as it’s two sequels. Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1991. Of the last 25 years he has been able to maintain his acting career while becoming an advocate for research toward finding a cure.
His IMDb page shows 68 credits from 1973-2016. This page ranks 25 Michael J. Fox movies from Best to Worst in six different sortable columns of information. Television shows, cameos, shorts, video games and movies not released in North America were not included in the rankings.
Michael J. Fox Movies Can Be Ranked 6 Ways In This Table
The really cool thing about this table is that it is “user-sortable”. Rank the movies anyway you want.
- Sort Michael J. Fox movies by co-stars of his movies.
- Sort Michael J. Fox movies by adjusted domestic box office grosses using current movie ticket cost (in millions)
- Sort Michael J. Fox movies by yearly box office rank
- Sort Michael J. Fox movies how they were received by critics and audiences. 60% rating or higher should indicate a good movie.
- Sort by how many Oscar® nominations each Michael J. Fox movie received and how many Oscar® wins each Michael J. Fox movie won.
- Sort Michael J. Fox movies by Ultimate Movie Rankings (UMR) Score. UMR Score puts box office, reviews and awards into a mathematical equation and gives each movie a score.
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- *** = Voice Role
|Rank||Movie (Year)||UMR Co-Star Link||Adjusted B.O. Domestic (mils.)||Box Office Rank By Year||Critic Audience Rating||Oscar Nom / Win||UMR Score|
|Back to the Future (1985)||Christopher Lloyd||$500.10||1st of 1985||88.0%||04 / 01||75.18|
|The American President (1995)||Michael Douglas & Martin Sheen||$116.40||29th of 1995||79.0%||01 / 00||55.94|
|Casualties of War (1989)||Sean Penn||$39.60||58th of 1989||78.0%||00 / 00||42.85|
|Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993) ***||Sally Field & Don Ameche||$85.20||35th of 1993||71.5%||00 / 00||46.81|
|Back to the Future Part II (1989)||Christopher Lloyd||$337.80||6th of 1989||70.0%||01 / 00||64.30|
|Midnight Madness (1980)||David Naughton||$9.40||97th of 1980||68.5%||00 / 00||33.66|
|Back to the Future Part III (1990)||Christopher Lloyd||$215.20||11th of 1990||68.0%||00 / 00||62.96|
|Stuart Little 2 (2002) ***||Genna Davis & Hugh Laurie||$94.40||44th of 2002||67.5%||00 / 00||46.38|
|The Frighteners (1996)||Directed by Peter Jackson||$32.00||96th of 1996||67.5%||00 / 00||36.72|
|Coldblooded (1995)||Jason Priestley||$0.01||270th of 1995||67.5%||00 / 00||31.72|
|Class of 1984 (1982)||Perry King||$15.90||94th of 1982||67.5%||00 / 00||31.74|
|Doc Hollywood (1991)||Woody Harrelson||$109.80||24th of 1991||67.5%||00 / 00||48.69|
|Stuart Little (1999) ***||Genna Davis & Hugh Laurie||$233.30||11th of 1999||62.5%||01 / 00||60.78|
|The Hard Way (1991)||James Woods||$51.90||49th of 1991||61.0%||00 / 00||36.78|
|The Secret of My Success (1987)||Helen Slater||$144.40||7th of 1987||60.0%||00 / 00||50.58|
|Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001) ***||James Garner||$125.40||26th of 2001||57.0%||00 / 00||46.23|
|Mars Attacks (1996)||Jack Nicholson & Annette Bening||$72.00||39th of 1996||57.0%||00 / 00||38.09|
|Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996) ***||Sally Field||$62.50||49th of 1996||55.5%||00 / 00||35.77|
|Light of Day (1987)||Joan Jett||$22.60||85th of 1987||55.5%||00 / 00||29.80|
|Blue in the Face (1995)||Harvey Keitel||$2.50||194th of 1995||55.0%||00 / 00||26.24|
|Teen Wolf (1985)||James Hampton||$78.60||26th of 1985||54.5%||00 / 00||37.91|
|Bright Lights Big City (1988)||Keifer Sutherland||$33.10||62nd of 1988||54.0%||00 / 00||30.67|
|For Love or Money (1993)||Gabrielle Anwar||$22.70||104th of 1993||53.0%||00 / 00||28.48|
|Life with Mikey (1993)||Nathan Lane||$25.30||96th of 1993||45.5%||00 / 00||25.30|
|Greedy (1994)||Kirk Douglas||$27.10||98th of 1994||44.0%||00 / 00||24.88|
Stats and Possibly Interesting Things From The Above Michael J. Foxl Table
- Eight Michael J. Fox movies crossed the magical $100 million domestic gross mark. That is a percentage of 32.00% of his movies listed. Back to the Future (1985) is his biggest box office hit.
- An average Michael J. Fox movie grosses $97.70 million in adjusted box office gross.
- Using RottenTomatoes.com’s 60% fresh meter. 15 Michael J. Fox movies are rated as good movies…or 60.00% of his movies. Back to the Future (1985) is his highest rated movie while Greedy (1994) is his lowest rated movie.
- Four Michael J. Fox movies received at least one Oscar® nomination in any category…..or 16.00% of his movies.
- One Michael J. Fox movie won at least one Oscar® in any category…..or 4.00% of his movies.
- An average Ultimate Movie Rankings (UMR) Score is 40.00. 11 Michael J. Fox movies scored higher that average….or 44.00 of his movies. Back to the Future (1985) got the the highest UMR Score while Greedy (1994) got the lowest UMR Score.
Possibly Interesting Facts About Michael J. Fox
1. Michael Andrew Fox was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in 1961.
2. The J in Michael J. Fox is homage to actor Michael J. Pollard. Fox did not like how Michael A. Fox sounded.
3. The Michael J. Fox Foundation has raised over $450 million as it continues to search for the cure of Parkinson’s Disease.
4. Michael J. Fox has been married to actress Tracy Pollan since 1988…..they have four children.
5. Michael J. Fox has never been nominated for an Oscar®. He has one Golden Globe® movie nomination….for 1985’s Back To The Future. He has won 5 Emmy Awards® and 4 Golden Globes® for his television work.
6. Michael J. Fox was considered for the role of Conrad in 1980’s Ordinary People but Timothy Hutton, who went on to win the Best Supporting Actor Oscar® for his performance, was cast instead.
7. Michael J. Fox filmed Back To The Future and Family Ties at the same time…often working on Family Ties during the day and Back To The Future at night.
8. Michael J. Fox replaced Eric Stoltz as Marty McFly after they had been shooting Back To The Future for six weeks.
9. Michael J. Fox was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2010
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