The Best Meryl Streep Movies Films
0Ultimate List
tags 3,371 votes 334 voters 37,462 views 66 items f p @

The Best Meryl Streep Movies

List Criteria: Vote for your favorite movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

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.


  • 3 ReRanks
    • Women
    • Men
    • Region
  • See list ranked by
L The List
Z
B Comments
& Embed
G Options
2rerank list
  1. 1
    + 112
    - 22

    the people's #1
    Peter MacNicol, Robin Bartlett, Rita Karin

    ) open buy now
  2. 2
    + 125
    - 30

    Heidi Klum, Rich Sommer, Stanley Tucci

    ) open buy now
  3. 3
    + 82
    - 17

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Carrie Preston

    ) open buy now
  4. 4
    + 81
    - 18

    Ed Harris, Toni Collette, Claire Danes

    ) open buy now
  5. 5
    + 72
    - 18

    Jim Broadbent, Richard E. Grant, Roger Allam

    ) open buy now
  6. 6
    + 84
    - 23

    Justin Henry, Dustin Hoffman, Ingeborg Sørensen

    ) open buy now
  7. 7
    + 96
    - 27

    Debra Monk, Clint Eastwood, R.E. 'Stick' Faessler

    ) open buy now
  8. 8
    + 73
    - 22

    Stanley Tucci, Amy Adams, George Bartenieff

    ) open buy now
  9. 9
    + 99
    - 36

    most listed
    Julie Walters, Björn Ulvaeus, Christine Baranski

    ) open buy now
  10. 10
    + 76
    - 22

    Alec Baldwin, Rita Wilson, Mary Kay Place

    ) open buy now
  11. 11
    + 74
    - 26

    Christopher Walken, John Savage, Robert De Niro

    ) open buy now
  12. 12
    + 71
    - 25

    Michael Gough, Leslie Phillips, Graham Crowden

    ) open buy now
  13. 13
    + 67
    - 23

    Sydney Pollack, Michael Higgins, Donna Ekholdt

    ) open buy now
  14. 14
    + 51
    - 18

    Penelope Wilton, Liz Smith, Alun Armstrong

    ) open buy now
  15. 15
    + 47
    - 21

    John Malkovich, John Cusack, Nicolas Cage

    ) open buy now
  16. 16
    + 42
    - 18

    María Conchita Alonso, Jan Niklas, Antonio Banderas

    ) open buy now
  17. 17
    + 33
    - 14

    Cloris Leachman, Jane Leeves, Kieran Culkin

    ) open buy now
  18. 18
    + 32
    - 16

    Sidney Lumet, Dean Stockwell, Jeffrey Wright

    ) open buy now
  19. 19
    + 31
    - 10

    added by cspear
    A Cry in The Dark Sam Neill

    buy now
  20. 20
    + 36
    - 19

    Billy Connolly, Catherine O'Hara, Cedric the Entertainer

    ) open buy now
  21. 21
    + 43
    - 20

    Tommy Lee Jones, Elisabeth Shue, Madeline Ruskin

    ) open buy now
  22. 22
    + 35
    - 18

    George Clooney, Michael Gambon, Adrien Brody

    ) open buy now
  23. 23
    + 34
    - 17

    Madhur Jaffrey, Uma Thurman, Jade Yorker

    ) open buy now
  24. 24
    + 24
    - 17

    Peter Berg, Tom Cruise, Michael Peña

    ) open buy now
  25. 25
    + 64
    - 15

    ranked low on reranks
    David Strathairn, Craig T. Nelson, Henderson Forsythe

    ) open buy now
  26. 26
    + 21
    - 14

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Edward Furlong, Alfred Molina, John Heard

    ) open buy now
  27. 27
    + 27
    - 21

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Ben Kingsley, William Hurt, Haley Joel Osment

    ) open buy now
  28. 28
    + 48
    - 13

    ranked low on reranks
    Kelly Ripa, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro

    ) open buy now
  29. 29
    + 48
    - 15

    John C. Reilly, David Strathairn, Thomas F. Duffy

    ) open buy now
  30. 30
    + 43
    - 12

    Mary-Louise Parker, Jeffrey Wright, Justin Kirk

    ) open buy now
  31. 31
    + 41
    - 17

    Simon Callow, Dennis Quaid, Shirley MacLaine

    ) open buy now
  32. 32
    + 35
    - 16

    Lily Tomlin, Tommy Lee Jones, Garrison Keillor

    ) open buy now
  33. 33
    + 30
    - 12

    Maximilian Schell, Hal Holbrook, John Glover

    ) open buy now
  34. 34
    + 30
    - 13

    Dana Ivey, Catherine O'Hara, R. S. Thomas

    ) open buy now
  35. 35
    + 31
    - 15

    A Martinez, Mary Louise Wilson, Sylvia Miles

    ) open buy now
  36. 36
    + 34
    - 18

    Diane Keaton, Mariel Hemingway, Michael O'Donoghue

    ) open buy now
  37. 37
    + 25
    - 11

    Nathan Lane, Tom Waits, Jack Nicholson

    ) open buy now
  38. 38
    + 26
    - 12

    William Hurt, Renée Zellweger, Diana Canova

    ) open buy now
  39. 39
    + 26
    - 13

    Sam Neill, Nick Tate, Charles Dance

    ) open buy now
  40. 40
    + 19
    - 7

    Toni Collette, Barry Bostwick, Claire Danes

    ) open buy now
  41. 41
    + 29
    - 17

    Albert Brooks, Shirley MacLaine, Rip Torn

    ) open buy now
  42. 42
    + 21
    - 11

    Jessica Tandy, Susan Hatkoff Patricoff, Frederikke Borge

    ) open buy now
  43. 43
    + 27
    - 17

    Dianne Wiest, David Clennon, Frances Conroy

    ) open buy now
  44. 44
    + 21
    - 12

    John Gielgud, Sam Neill, Ian McKellen

    ) open buy now
  45. 45
    + 19
    - 11

    Alan Arkin, Jake Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard

    ) open buy now
  46. 46
    + 20
    - 12

    Michael Gambon, Bríd Brennan, Rhys Ifans

    ) open buy now
  47. 47
    + 15
    - 9

    Allison Janney, Margo Martindale, Leo Burmester

    ) open buy now
  48. 48
    + 17
    - 12

    Lily Tomlin, Nicolas Cage, Allison Mack

    ) open buy now
  49. 49
    + 14
    - 9

    Uncommon Women and Others Swoosie Kurtz, Jill Eikenberry, Meryl Streep

    ) open buy now
  50. 50
    + 13
    - 9

    Liu Ye, Taylor Schilling, Boris McGiver

    ) open buy now
67 +

Something missing? Add it!

items 1 - 50 of 66

L List Options 2 Rerank List B Comments & Embed z Share Next List >

viewers of this list also saw...

more popular lists