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The Best Ricky Schroder Movies 

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Updated September 24, 2019 800 votes 259 voters 22.3k views 27 items

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List of the best Ricky Schroder movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Ricky Schroder's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Ricky Schroder movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Ricky Schroder movies will be at the top of the list. Ricky Schroder has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Ricky Schroder movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Ricky Schroder films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Ricky Schroder role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Ricky Schroder performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list below has a variety of films in it, from A Reason to Live to Detention: The Siege at Johnson High.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Ricky Schroder movies?" and "What are the greatest Ricky Schroder roles of all time?"

Ricky Schroder has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Parker Stevenson and Scott Baio in terms of fame and success.

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Faye Dunaway, Jon Voight, Joan Blondell

Released: 1979

Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli

The Champ is a 1979 remake, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, of the 1931 Academy Award-winning film of the same name which was directed by King Vidor. It stars Jon Voight, Faye Dunaway, and Ricky ...more

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Anjelica Huston, Timothy Scott, Robert Duvall

Released: 1989

Directed by: Simon Wincer

Lonesome Dove is a 1989 American epic Western adventure television miniseries directed by Simon Wincer. It is a four part adaptation of the 1985 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name by ...more

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Ricky Schroder

Released: 1993

Directed by: Mike Robe

Return to Lonesome Dove, written by John Wilder, is a TV miniseries involving characters created in Larry McMurtry's Pulitzer Prize-winning western novel Lonesome Dove first aired November ...more

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William Holden, Ricky Schroder, Jack Thompson

Released: 1980

Directed by: Peter Collinson

The Earthling is a drama film starring William Holden and Ricky Schroder. It was filmed in 1979 in Australia, and released there in 1980. Peter Collinson directed this film and died of cancer ...more
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Ricky Schroder, Jay Rodan, Jamie Harris

Released: 2001

Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

The Lost Battalion is a true 2001 made-for-television film about the Lost Battalion of World War I, which was cut off and surrounded by German forces in the Argonne Forest during the ...more
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Patrick Stewart, Alec Guinness, Ricky Schroder

Released: 1980

Directed by: Jack Gold

Little Lord Fauntleroy is a 1980 film directed by Jack Gold.

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Too Young the Hero Mary-Louise Parker, Ricky Schroder, Christopher Curry

Released: 1988

Directed by: Buzz Kulik

Too Young the Hero is a 1988 television movie starring Rick Schroder. It premiered on CBS on March 27, 1988. The film tells the true story of a 12-year old boy who forges his mother's signature ...more
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Viola Davis, Christa Miller, Andre Braugher

Released: 2008

Directed by: Mikael Salomon

The Andromeda Strain is a 2008 science fiction miniseries, based on the novel of the same name published in 1969 by Michael Crichton about a team of scientists who investigate a deadly disease ...more
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Denzel Washington, Viggo Mortensen, Gene Hackman

Released: 1995

Directed by: Tony Scott

Crimson Tide is a 1995 American submarine film directed by Tony Scott. On a U.S. nuclear missile sub, a young First Officer (Denzel Washington) stages a mutiny, to prevent his trigger happy ...more

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Stephen Dorff, Ricky Schroder, Veronica Cartwright

Released: 1990

Directed by: John Korty

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Brad Pitt, Ricky Schroder, Jack McGee

Released: 1991

Directed by: Sandy Tung

Across the Tracks is a 1991 American independent film drama about track and field. It was directed and written by Sandy Tung.
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Ricky Schroder, Michael Rooker, Lela Rochon

Released: 2010

Directed by: Jeb Stuart

Blood Done Sign My Name is 2010 drama film written and directed by Jeb Stuart.
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The Stranger Within Kate Jackson, Ricky Schroder, Chris Sarandon

Released: 1990

Directed by: Tom Holland

The Stranger Within is a 1990 made-for-TV thriller film directed by Tom Holland, and starring Rick Schroder and Kate Jackson.
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Elliott Gould, Ricky Schroder, Geneviève Bujold

Released: 1980

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

The Last Flight of Noah's Ark is a Disney film released by Buena Vista Distribution on June 25, 1980. The film stars Elliott Gould, Geneviève Bujold and Ricky Schroder.
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Peter Fonda, Ricky Schroder, Tracey Gold

Released: 1985

Directed by: Peter Levin

A Reason to Live is a 1985 television film directed by Peter Levin.
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Tim McGraw, Ricky Schroder, Wayne Knight

Released: 2004

Directed by: Ricky Schroder

Black Cloud is a 2004 American film directed and written by Rick Schroder.
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Mark Ruffalo, Anne Archer, Noah Wyle

Released: 1994

Directed by: Floyd Mutrux

There Goes My Baby is a 1994 coming-of-age film written and directed by Floyd Mutrux and starring Dermot Mulroney, Rick Schroder, Noah Wyle, Lucy Deakins, and Kelli Williams. Told from the point ...more
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Jack Palance, Ricky Schroder, Amy Locane

Released: 1997

Directed by: Ken Jubenvill

Ebenezer is a 1998 Canadian television production re-telling of Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol with Jack Palance giving a performance as Ebenezer Scrooge, á la Western genre. ...more
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Richard Jenkins, Kelli Williams, Mary Kay Place

Released: 1989

Directed by: John Pasquin

Out on the Edge is a 1989 film directed by John Pasquin.
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Murder at Devil's Glen Tara Reid, Ricky Schroder, Michael Easton

Released: 1999

Directed by: Paul Shapiro

Murder at Devil's Glen is a 1999 drama thriller film written by Eric Harlacher and directed by Paul Shapiro.
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Hal Holbrook, Frances Conroy, Rue McClanahan

Released: 1996

Directed by: Gilbert Cates

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Christopher Walken, Rod Steiger, Anson Mount

Released: 2002

Directed by: Mars Callahan

Poolhall Junkies is a 2002 drama thriller film written, starring and directed by Mars Callahan. The film also stars Alison Eastwood, Michael Rosenbaum, Rick Schroder, Rod Steiger, Chazz ...more
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Consequence Ricky Schroder, Lola Glaudini, Armand Assante

Released: 2003

Directed by: Anthony Hickox

Consequence is a 2003 film directed by Anthony Hickox.
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Peter Fonda, Victoria Pratt, Ricky Schroder

Released: 2008

Directed by: T.J. Scott

Journey to the Center of the Earth is a 2008 television film shot on location in and around Vancouver in the summer of 2007. It is very loosely based on the novel of the same name by Jules ...more
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Kris Kristofferson, JoBeth Williams, Ricky Schroder

Released: 2005

Directed by: Gregg Champion

14 Hours is a 2005 medical emergency docudrama produced for the TNT Network and starring JoBeth Williams. The film was set in Houston, Texas and filmed in Vancouver, Canada. Based on true-life ...more