Want to know the best Sam Shepard movies? How about the worst Sam Shepard movies? Curious about Sam Shepard box office grosses or which Sam Shepard movie picked up the most Oscar® nominations? Need to know which Sam Shepard movie got the best reviews from critics and audiences and which ones got the worst reviews? Well you have come to the right place….because we have all of that information.
More sad news from Hollywood today, as the news of Sam Shepard’s and Michael Parks’s passing away came out. Seems I have been watching Sam Shepard in movies most of my life. A quick look at my movie database showed I had 33 of his movies already 100% researched….so I figure as a mini-tribute to his career I would take a look at his movie career.
His IMDb page shows 68 acting credits from 1970-2017. This page will rank 37 Sam Shepard (1943-2017) movies from Best to Worst in six different sortable columns of information. His television appearances, shorts and movies not released in North America were not included in the rankings.
Sam Shepard 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 Sam Shepard movies by co-stars of his movies.
- Sort Sam Shepard movies by adjusted domestic box office grosses using current movie ticket cost (in millions)
- Sort Sam Shepard movies by by domestic yearly box office rank
- Sort Sam Shepard 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 Sam Shepard movie received and how many Oscar® wins each Sam Shepard movie won.
- Sort Sam Shepard 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.
|R||Movie (Year)||UMR Co-Star Links||Adj. B.O. Worldwide (mil)||Review||Oscar Nom / Win||UMR Score|
|R||Movie (Year)||UMR Co-Star Links||Actual B.O. Domestic (mil)||Adj. B.O. Domestic (mil)||Adj. B.O. Worldwide (mil)||B.O. Rank by Year||Review||Oscar Nom / Win||UMR Score||S|
|1||Black Hawk Down (2001)||Orlando Bloom &
|108.60||166.3||264.80||19||79||04 / 02||93.9|
|2||The Right Stuff (1983)
AA Best Picture Nom
AA Best Supp Actor Nom
|Dennis Quaid||21.20||58.2||58.20||34||88||08 / 04||92.9|
|3||Steel Magnolias (1989)||Shirley MacLaine &
|83.80||182.5||209.00||14||68||01 / 00||89.4|
|4||The Pelican Brief (1993)||100.80||210.5||210.50||9||62||00 / 00||89.2|
|5||Pelican Brief (1993)||Denzel Washington &
|100.80||210.5||408.00||8||59||00 / 00||88.2|
|6||Charlotte's Web (2006)||Robert Redford &
|83.00||109.1||190.50||25||74||00 / 00||80.9|
|7||Safe House (2012)||Denzel Washington &
|126.40||137.3||226.10||25||61||00 / 00||78.8|
|8||The Notebook (2004)||Ryan Gosling &
|81.00||112.8||161.00||33||68||00 / 00||78.4|
|9||Days of Heaven (1978)||Richard Gere||3.30||12.3||12.30||79||90||04 / 01||76.6|
|11||Crimes of the Heart (1986)||Diane Keaton &
|22.90||53.4||53.40||41||68||03 / 00||72.6|