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All SNL Movies Ranked

We’re ranking all movies that got their start on Saturday Night Live, including comedy classics like Blues Brothers and Wayne’s World, and enduring fan favorites like Macgruber! Alex Vo

#1

Bob Roberts (1992)
95%78%

#1
Adjusted Score: 97083%
Critics Consensus: Behind and in front of the camera, Tim Robbins delivers a landslide comedic victory with Bob Roberts -- a shrewdly crackling lampoon of modern politics.
Synopsis: Millionaire conservative Bob Roberts (Tim Robbins) launches an insurgent campaign against incumbent senator Brickley Paiste (Gore Vidal), firing up crowds... [More]
Directed By: Tim Robbins

#2

Wayne's World (1992)
79%84%

#2
Adjusted Score: 84877%
Critics Consensus: An oddball comedy that revels in its silliness and memorable catch phrases, Wayne's World is also fondly regarded because of its endearing characters.
Synopsis: A big screen spin-off of the "Saturday Night Live" skit. Rob Lowe plays a producer that wants to take the... [More]
Directed By: Penelope Spheeris

#3

The Blues Brothers (1980)
73%92%

#3
Adjusted Score: 79193%
Critics Consensus: Too over the top for its own good, but ultimately rescued by the cast's charm, director John Landis' grace, and several soul-stirring musical numbers.
Synopsis: After his release from prison, Jake (John Belushi) reunites with his brother, Elwood (Dan Aykroyd) -- collectively known as the... [More]
Directed By: John Landis

#4

Wayne's World 2 (1993)
60%63%

#4
Adjusted Score: 62194%
Critics Consensus: The characters are still endearing, but the jokes in Wayne's World 2 are more hit-and-miss the second time around.
Synopsis: After Wayne Campbell (Mike Myers) has a dream in which Jim Morrison tells him to put on a rock concert,... [More]
Directed By: Stephen Surjik

#5

MacGruber (2010)
47%35%

#5
Adjusted Score: 52258%
Critics Consensus: It too often mistakes shock value for real humor, but MacGruber is better than many SNL films -- and better than it probably should be.
Synopsis: In the decade since his fiancee was killed, an Army Ranger, Green Beret and Navy SEAL rolled into one (Will... [More]
Directed By: Jorma Taccone

#6

Blues Brothers 2000 (1998)
47%37%

#6
Adjusted Score: 48580%
Critics Consensus: Braving onward without the late John Belushi, Blues Brothers 2000 gets the band back together with a spirited soundtrack, but a mission that's far less divine.
Synopsis: The now-brotherless Ellwood Blues (Dan Aykroyd) is finally out of prison, attempting to reunite the old band and find a... [More]
Directed By: John Landis

#7

Coneheads (1993)
35%37%

#7
Adjusted Score: 35402%
Critics Consensus: Listless, crude, and overall uninspired, Coneheads offers further evidence that stretching an SNL sketch to feature length can be tougher than narfling a garthok.
Synopsis: Cone-headed extraterrestrials Beldar (Dan Aykroyd) and Prymaat (Jane Curtin) find themselves in New Jersey after a recon mission for their... [More]
Directed By: Steve Barron

#8

Superstar (1999)
32%59%

#8
Adjusted Score: 34295%
Critics Consensus: Dumb script and flat jokes made this another SNL misfire.
Synopsis: Orphaned after the death of her parents and raised by her strict grandmother (Glynis Johns), awkward Roman Catholic high-school student... [More]
Directed By: Bruce McCulloch

#9
#9
Adjusted Score: 30221%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: New Age therapist Stuart Smalley (Al Franken) tries to rid his family of substance abuse and co-dependency.... [More]
Directed By: Harold Ramis

#10

The Ladies Man (2000)
11%42%

#10
Adjusted Score: 12785%
Critics Consensus: The Ladies Man joins the growing list of mediocre movies based on SNL skits. It just doesn't have enough material to last the length of the movie.
Synopsis: After being ejected from his job for one too many vulgar and inappropriate comments, Leon (Tim Meadows) unsuccessfully seeks employment... [More]
Directed By: Reginald Hudlin

#11
#11
Adjusted Score: 10964%
Critics Consensus: Has the same problems as the worst SNL movies: one-note characters and plots unreasonably stretched to feature length runtime.
Synopsis: Despite being well into adulthood, brothers Doug (Chris Kattan) and Steve Butabi (Will Ferrell) still live at home and work... [More]

#12

It's Pat (1994)
0%29%

#12
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: The he-or-she character (Julia Sweeney) from "Saturday Night Live" continues to make people wonder.... [More]
Directed By: Adam Bernstein