Take a look below for our list of 10 of the best Thomas Ian Nicholas movies.
1. American Pie
American Pie is a film series consisting of four sex comedy films. American Pie, the first film in the series, was released by Universal Pictures in 1999. The film became a worldwide pop culture phenomenon and gained a cult following among young people. Following American Pie, the second and third films in the series, American Pie 2 (2001) and American Wedding (2003), were released; the fourth, American Reunion, was released in 2012. A spin-off film series entitled American Pie Presents consists of five direct-to-video films that were released from 2005 to 2020.
2. Rookie of the Year
Rookie of the Year is a 1993 American sports comedy film starring Thomas Ian Nicholas and Gary Busey as players for the Chicago Cubs baseball team. The cast also includes Albert Hall, Dan Hedaya, Eddie Bracken, Amy Morton, Bruce Altman, John Gegenhuber, Neil Flynn, Daniel Stern (who also directed in his feature-film directorial debut), and John Candy in an uncredited role.
3. American Pie 2
American Pie 2 is a 2001 American sex comedy film directed by James B. Rogers and written by Adam Herz and David H. Steinberg from a story by Herz. A sequel to the 1999 comedy film American Pie, it is the second film in the American Pie series and stars Jason Biggs, Shannon Elizabeth, Alyson Hannigan, Chris Klein, Natasha Lyonne, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Tara Reid, Seann William Scott, Mena Suvari, Eddie Kaye Thomas, and Eugene Levy. The film follows the sexual exploits of five friends—Jim, Kevin, Stifler, Oz, and Finch—and their attempts to have the greatest summer party ever at a summer beach house in Michigan.
4. American Wedding
American Wedding (known as American Pie 3: The Wedding or American Pie: The Wedding, in some countries) is a 2003 American sex comedy film written by Adam Herz and directed by Jesse Dylan. It is the sequel to American Pie (1999) and American Pie 2 (2001), and the third and intended final installment of the American Pie theatrical series. This was to be the last film in the franchise, ending it as a trilogy; however, a third theatrical sequel, American Reunion, was released nine years later, while the franchise expanded into a series of direct-to-DVD standalone sequels, under the umbrella title American Pie Presents, that began with the release of Band Camp (2005).
5. A Kid in King Arthur’s Court
A Kid in King Arthur’s Court is a 1995 fantasy film directed by Michael Gottlieb and released by Walt Disney Pictures in association with Trimark Pictures and Tapestry Films. It is loosely based on the Mark Twain 1889 novel A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, previously filmed by Disney as Unidentified Flying Oddball in 1978. It is notable for being one the first film roles of Daniel Craig and Kate Winslet. Its original theatrical release was accompanied with the Mickey Mouse short Runaway Brain.
6. American Reunion
American Reunion (also known as American Pie 4: Reunion or American Pie: Reunion in certain countries) is a 2012 American ensemble sex comedy film written and directed by Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg. It is the fourth installment in the American Pie theatrical series. The film received mixed reviews from critics, and grossed $235 million worldwide.
7. Halloween: Resurrection
Halloween: Resurrection is a 2002 American slasher film directed by Rick Rosenthal, who had also directed Halloween II in 1981. Larry Brand and Sean Hood devised the screenplay. The film is a direct sequel to Halloween H20 and it stars Busta Rhymes, Bianca Kajlich, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Ryan Merriman, Sean Patrick Thomas, Tyra Banks and Jamie Lee Curtis, with Brad Loree as the primary villain Michael Myers. The eighth and final installment in the original 1978–2002 Halloween franchise before being rebooted in 2007 and again in 2018, it follows Myers continuing his murderous rampage in his hometown of Haddonfield, when his childhood house is used for a live internet horror show.
8. The Rules of Attraction
The Rules of Attraction is a 2002 black comedy-drama film written and directed by Roger Avary and based on Bret Easton Ellis’ 1987 novel of the same name. It was distributed by Lionsgate Films. Its story follows three Camden College students who become entangled in a love triangle with a drug dealer, a virgin, and a bisexual classmate. It stars James Van Der Beek, Shannyn Sossamon, Ian Somerhalder, Jessica Biel, Kate Bosworth, Kip Pardue, and Joel Michaely.
9. A Kid in Aladdin’s Palace
A teenager goes back in time to help the legendary Ali Baba save Aladdin and his kingdom from an evil villain.
10. Stealing Sinatra
Stealing Sinatra is a 2003 American television film directed by Ron Underwood and starring David Arquette and William H. Macy. Macy was nominated for an Emmy Award for his performance.