Top 20 Best Taylor Sheridan Movies and TV Shows of All Time

By Lori Meek
Published: November 15, 2022 (Last updated: November 16, 2022)
Top 20 Best Taylor Sheridan Movies and TV Shows of All Time

We discuss the Top 20 Best and Highest Rated Taylor Sheridan Movies and TV Shows of All Time! Bookmark this page and check out these recommendations. 

Taylor Sheridan’s been making a name for himself on the small screen since 1995. In addition to acting, he’s also an accomplished writer, producer, and director. With a multitude of television credits, Sheridan is the creator behind 1883Yellowstone, and Tulsa King, Paramount+’s most recent series starring Sylvester Stallone. The actor is also a bona fide cowboy who grew up on a Texas ranch. He not only trained all the actors in horse riding but supplied over 100 horses to the production of Yellowstone.

To mark Yellowstone’s fifth season, we used IMDb ratings to determine the best shows and movies featuring the actor.

The Top 20 Best and Highest Rated Taylor Sheridan Movies and TV Shows of All Time

1883 (2021–2022)

Created by Taylor Sheridan, this ten-episode miniseries acts as a prequel to Yellowstone. The series premiered in December 2021 and it follows the Dutton family on the arduous journey towards setting up Yellowstone Ranch. Sheridan appears as vigilante rancher, Charlie Goodnight.

IMDB score: 8.8/10

Yellowstone (2018– )

Set in Montana, at a namesake ranch, the series follows the trials and tribulations of the Dutton family as they’re running their ranch nearby an Indian reservation. Taylor Sheridan co-created the show with John Linson and it just premiered its 5th season on Paramount Network.

IMDB score: 8.7/10

Sons of Anarchy (2008–2014)

Sons of Anarchy was one of the most popular shows of the early 2010s and it stars Charlie Hunnam as a man trying to balance his family life with leading a biker gang. Taylor Sheridan’s recurring appearance as Deputy Chief David Hale in the first three seasons gained him prominence and critical acclaim.

IMDB score: 8.6/10

Veronica Mars (2004–2019)

Award-winning Veronica Mars was created by Rob Thomas and stars Kristen Bell as a street-smart high school student who helps solve mysteries in her affluent town under the mentorship of her detective dad. Taylor Sheridan appears as Danny Boyd in a recurring role. The series ran for three seasons in the early 2000s with Hulu bringing it back for a 4th in 2019.

IMDB score: 8.4/10 

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)

Still one of the most prolific police procedural dramas, CSI ran for 15 seasons between 2000 and 2015. Taylor Sheridan appeared in the sixth episode of the sixth season as the boyfriend of a murder victim claiming she’d been impregnated by God.

IMDB score: 7.7/10

NYPD Blue (1993–2005)

NYPD Blue is a police procedural drama that premiered in 1993 and ran for 13 seasons. The show stars Dennis Franz, Jimmy Smits, and Gordon Clapp. In 2004, Taylor Sheridan was cast as Tim Lewis in the season 11 episode “Old Yeller”.

IMDB score: 7.7/10

Hell or High Water (2016)

When it first came out in 2016, Hell or High Water received wide critical acclaim. This award-winning neo-Western flick was written by Taylor Sheridan (who also plays a small on-screen role) and directed by David Mackenzie. The story is centered on two brothers (Chris Pine and Ben Foster), forced to resort to a life of crime to save their family’s ranch.

IMDB score: 7.6/10

Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)

Starring Scott Bakula as Jonathan Archer, this early 2000s series served as a prequel to the original 60s Star Trek series. Taylor Sheridan played religious zealot, Jareb, in the third season’s episode “Chosen Realm”.

IMDB score: 7.5/10

The Guardian (2001–2004)

Created by David Hollander, The Guardian stars Simon Baker as a hot-shot lawyer forced to do some pro-bono work at Legal Aid Services. The show ran for three seasons before its cancellation in 2004. In season 2, episode 19, Taylor Sheridan appears as a down-on-his-luck boxer.

IMDB score: 7.4/10

10-8: Officers on Duty (2003–2004)

This ABC police drama only ran for one season before its cancellation. Notably, Taylor Sheridan appears in the episode “Brothers in Arms.”

IMDB score: 7.2/10

CSI: NY (2004–2013)

As Taylor Sheridan appeared in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, it’s no surprise he was invited for an episode in the spin-off show. He appears in the 20th episode of season 1, “Supply and Demand”.

IMDB score: 6.9/10 

NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )

A spin-off of NCIS, this series centers on a team of Naval Criminal Investigative Service’s Major Case in the City of Angels as they solve crimes. Taylor Sheridan guest stars in season 2, episode 19, “Enemy Within”.

IMDB score: 6.9/10 

Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993–1998)

Starring Jane Seymore, this 90s classic focused on a woman doctor practicing her trade in the tumultuous Wild West. In the sixth and final season of the show, Taylor Sheridan appears as Corporal Winters.

IMDB score: 6.8/10

Party of Five (1994–2000)

Party of Five is a critically acclaimed show telling the story of five siblings left to fend for themselves after their parent’s untimely passing. In season five, Taylor Sheridan guest starred for one episode.

IMDB score: 6.8/10

Strong Medicine (2000–2006)

Strong Medicine was a female-led Lifetime medical drama that ran for 6 seasons. Taylor Sheridan appears in the season three premiere.

IMDB score: 6.6/10

12 Strong (2018)

This war drama premiered in 2018 and tells the story of the first Special Forces team who went to fight in Afghanistan in the aftermath of 9/11. Directed by Nicolai Fuglsig, the film features performances by Chris Hemsworth and Michael Shannon.

IMDB score: 6.5/10 

Time of Your Life (1999–2001)

Time of Your Life was released as a Part of Five spin-offs starring Jennifer Love Hewitt. Despite winning a People’s Choice award, the show was canceled after only one season. Taylor Sheridan plays Connon in season one’s ninth episode, “The Time They Decided to Date”.

IMDB score: 6.1/10

Walker, Texas Ranger (1993–2001)

This highly popular series made Chuck Norris famous and ran for nearly a decade. In the third season, Taylor Sheridan guest starred in the episode “War Zone”.

IMDB rating: 5.5

White Rush (2003)

White Rush is a thriller about a group of tourists who inadvertently find themselves in the middle of a bad drug deal while on holiday. Directed by Mark L. Lester, the film is available to rent from Prime Video.

IMDB rating: 4.5/10

V.I.P. (1998–2002)

Starring Pamela Anderson, V.I.P. tells the story of a team of bodyguards in charge of protecting celebrities. Taylor Sheridan appears in one episode towards the end of the show’s run.

IMDB rating: 4.1/10

So there you have it, the Top 20 Best and Highest Rated Taylor Sheridan Movies and TV Shows of All Time. Do you have any preferences of your own? Let us know in the comments.

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