The Best Meryl Streep Movies Films

The Best Meryl Streep Movies

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The best Meryl Streep movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Meryl Streep's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, and have earned millions around the world. The order of these top Meryl Streep movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Meryl Streep movies will be at the top of the list. Get it? Great.

Meryl Streep has been in a lot of films... she's an actress. That's her job. And she's probably the greatest of all time. So, understandably it might be difficult to say what the most entertaining Meryl Streep movie is, or even the greatest Meryl Streep movie.

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

List includes Sophie's Choice, The Devil Wears Prada, and more.

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

Meryl Streep has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Steven Spielberg and Robert Altman. Is Meryl Streep your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Glenn Close and Emma Stone films lists too.

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    Sophie's Choice is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies

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    Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter MacNicol

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    The Devil Wears Prada is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum, Meryl Streep

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    Doubt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies

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    Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman

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    Kramer vs. Kramer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Dustin Hoffman, JoBeth Williams

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    The Iron Lady is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Iain Glen

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    Julie & Julia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Jane Lynch

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    The Bridges of Madison County is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Clint Eastwood, Meryl Streep, Debra Monk

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    Mamma Mia! is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies

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    Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan

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    Out of Africa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Iman Abdulmajid

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    The Deer Hunter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken

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    The Hours is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore

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    Silkwood is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Cher, Kurt Russell

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    It's Complicated is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey, Alec Baldwin

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    Death Becomes Her is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn

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    Adaptation is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies

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    Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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    The French Lieutenant's Woman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, David Warner

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    Lemony Snicket's A Series of U... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies

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    Meryl Streep, Jim Carrey, Jude Law

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    The River Wild is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, John C. Reilly

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    Angels in America is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies

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    Mary-Louise Parker, Jeffrey Wright, Justin Kirk

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    The Manchurian Candidate is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies

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    Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Vera Farmiga

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    A Cry in The Dark is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies

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    Sam Neill

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    Music of the Heart is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Angela Bassett, Cloris Leachman

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    Postcards from the Edge is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Annette Bening, Gene Hackman

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    The House of the Spirits is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Winona Ryder, Glenn Close

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    Marvin's Room is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro

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    August: Osage County is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies

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    Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Ewan McGregor

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    Hope Springs is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Steve Carell, Tommy Lee Jones

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    She-Devil is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Roseanne Barr, Linda Hunt

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    Fantastic Mr. Fox is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray

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    Julia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave

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    Manhattan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Woody Allen, Diane Keaton

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    Ironweed is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Tom Waits

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    One True Thing is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Renée Zellweger, Lauren Graham

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    A Prairie Home Companion is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Lindsay Lohan, Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones

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    Before and After is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Edward Furlong

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    Prime is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Uma Thurman, Mini Andén

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    Heartburn is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Kevin Spacey

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    Lions for Lambs is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep, Robert Redford

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    Rebecca Ferguson, Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant

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    Defending Your Life is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Albert Brooks

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    Into the Woods is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies

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    Johnny Depp, Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep

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    Evening is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Claire Danes, Glenn Close

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    Evil Angels is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Charles Dance

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    A.I. Artificial Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Robin Williams, Jude Law

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    Still of the Night is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Roy Scheider, Jessica Tandy

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    Plenty is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Sting, Ian McKellen

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    Meryl Streep, Rick Springfield, Rick Rosas

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    Secret Ingredients: Creating J... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Secret Ingredients: Creating Julie & Julia Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Jane Lynch

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    ...First Do No Harm is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Allison Janney, Margo Martindale

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    Rendition is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Reese Witherspoon, Meryl Streep, Jake Gyllenhaal

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