Best Film Work of SNL Alumni

Some SNL alumni have been successful, some of them have had that success in films. Here's a list of what I think are the best works in films of various SNL alumni. Two caveates: I'm not including any SNL skit based films, so no Blues Brothers (frown) or Wayne's World (tears). I've had to exclude some great alumni because they didn't have any film work I liked. That doesn't mean Gilda Radner wasn't a comic genius.
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1.
Trading Places (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires. (116 mins.)
Director: John Landis
“ Dan Aykroyd. Honorable mention: My Girl, Ghostbusters. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
2.
Animal House (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
At a 1962 college, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those trouble-makers have other plans for him. (109 mins.)
Director: John Landis
“ John Belushi. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
3.
Trapped in Paradise (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Residents of a friendly Pennsylvania town foil three brothers' plan to rob a bank on Christmas Eve. (111 mins.)
Director: George Gallo
“ Dana Carvey. Honorable mention:Opportunity Knocks. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
4.
National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The Griswold family's cross-country drive to the Walley World theme park proves to be much more arduous than they ever anticipated. (98 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
“ Chevy Chase. Honorable mention: Fletch, Caddyshack. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
5.
When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship. (96 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ Billy Crystal. Honorable mention: City Slickers, The Princess Bride. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
6.
Iron Man (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil. (126 mins.)
Director: Jon Favreau
“ Robert Downy, Jr. Honorable mention: Less Than Zero. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
7.
Fever Pitch (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Lindsay is stuck in the middle of her relationship with Ben and his passion for the Boston Red Sox. (104 mins.)
“ Jimmy Fallon. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
8.
Tommy Boy (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An incompetent, immature, and dimwitted heir to an auto parts factory must save the business to keep it out of the hands of his new, con-artist relatives and big business. (97 mins.)
Director: Peter Segal
“ Chris Farley. Honorable mention: Black Sheep. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
9.
Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An IRS auditor suddenly finds himself the subject of narration only he can hear: narration that begins to affect his entire life, from his work, to his love-interest, to his death. (113 mins.)
Director: Marc Forster
“ Will Ferrell. Honorable mention: Elf. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
10.
Date Night (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
In New York City, a case of mistaken identity turns a bored married couple's attempt at a glamorous and romantic evening into something more thrilling and dangerous. (88 mins.)
Director: Shawn Levy
“ Tina Fey: Honorable mention: Baby Mama. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
11.
The Princess Bride (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride. (98 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ Christopher Guest. Honorable mention: This is Spinal Tap. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
12.
Corky Romano (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
The loser son of a Mafia honcho must go undercover for the FBI. (86 mins.)
Director: Rob Pritts
“ Christ Kattan. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
13.
Dirty Work (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A loser finds success in the revenge-for-hire business. (82 mins.)
Director: Bob Saget
“ Norm MacDonald. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
14.
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/11 X  
Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DeBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour. (82 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ Michael McKean. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
15.
The Nutty Professor (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Grossly overweight yet good-hearted professor Sherman Klump takes a special chemical that turns him into the slim but obnoxious Buddy Love. (95 mins.)
Director: Tom Shadyac
“ Eddie Murphy. Honorable mention: Beverly Hills Cop, Coming to America, Trading Places. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
16.
Groundhog Day (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A weatherman finds himself living the same day over and over again. (101 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
“ Bill Murray. Honorable mention: Lost in Translation, What About Bob, Ghostbusters, Caddyshack. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
17.
Shrek (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, an ogre agrees to rescue a princess for a villainous lord in order to get his land back. (90 mins.)
“ Mike Myers. Honorable mention: Austin Powers. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
18.
Southland Tales (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
During a three day heat wave just before a huge 4th of July celebration, an action star stricken with amnesia meets up with a porn star who is developing her own reality TV project, and a policeman who holds the key to a vast conspiracy. (145 mins.)
Director: Richard Kelly
“ Cheri Oteri. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
19.
Baby Mama (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A successful, single businesswoman who dreams of having a baby discovers she is infertile and hires a working class woman to be her unlikely surrogate. (99 mins.)
“ Amy Pohler. Honorable mention: Blades of Glory. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
20.
Head of State (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam is unexpectedly picked as his replacement. (95 mins.)
Director: Chris Rock
“ Chris Rock. Honorable mention: CB4, I Think I Love My Wife. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
21.
Bridesmaids (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Competition between the maid of honor and a bridesmaid, over who is the bride's best friend, threatens to upend the life of an out-of-work pastry chef. (125 mins.)
Director: Paul Feig
“ Maya Rudolph. Honorable mention: Idiocracy. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
22.
50 First Dates (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the very next day. (99 mins.)
Director: Peter Segal
“ Adam Sandler. Honorable mention: Happy Gilmore, The Waterboy. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
23.
The Hot Chick (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
An attractive and popular teenager who is mean-spirited toward others finds herself in the body of an older man, and must find a way to get back to her original body. (104 mins.)
Director: Tom Brady
“ Rob Schneider. Honorable mention: 50 First Dates. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
24.
Never Been Kissed (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A newspaper reporter enrolls in high school as part of research for a story. (107 mins.)
Director: Raja Gosnell
“ Molly Shannon. Honorable mention: How The Grinch Stole Christmas. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
25.
Three Fugitives (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
On his first day after being released from jail for 14 armed bank robberies, Lucas finds himself caught up in someone else's robbery... (96 mins.)
Director: Francis Veber
“ Martin Short. Honorable mention: ¡Three Amigos!, Inner Space. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
26.
Tommy Boy (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An incompetent, immature, and dimwitted heir to an auto parts factory must save the business to keep it out of the hands of his new, con-artist relatives and big business. (97 mins.)
Director: Peter Segal
“ David Spade. Honorable mention: Black Sheep, Joe Dirt. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
27.
There's Something About Mary (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A man gets a chance to meet up with his dream girl from high school, even though his date with her back then was a complete disaster. (119 mins.)
“ Ben Stiller. Honorable mention: Meet the Parents, Reality Bites. ” - SweetHotAngel
 
28.
Bulletproof (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Two criminals, Keats and Moses, end their friendship when Keats turns out to be an undercover cop. Years later the two are forced to work together when Keats is assigned to protect Moses as a witness. (84 mins.)
“ Damon Wayans. Honorable mention: Major Payne, Mo' Money. ” - SweetHotAngel