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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    Sophie's Choice 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


    The Devil Wears Prada 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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    Doubt 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


    Kramer vs. Kramer Meryl Streep, Dustin Hoffman, JoBeth Williams

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    The Bridges of Madison County is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    The Bridges of Madison County Clint Eastwood, Meryl Streep, Debra Monk

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    The Iron Lady is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Iain Glen

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    The Hours is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    The Hours Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore

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    Silkwood is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Silkwood Meryl Streep, Cher, Kurt Russell

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


    Out of Africa Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Iman Abdulmajid

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    Julie & Julia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Jane Lynch

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


    The Deer Hunter Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken

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    Mamma Mia! is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Mamma Mia! Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan

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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


    Death Becomes Her Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn

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    The French Lieutenant's Woman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, David Warner

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    The River Wild is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    The River Wild Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, John C. Reilly

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    Angels in America is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Mary-Louise Parker, Jeffrey Wright, Justin Kirk

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


    Adaptation Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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    Marvin's Room is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro

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    A Cry in The Dark is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies

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    Lemony Snicket's A Series of U... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Meryl Streep, Jim Carrey, Jude Law

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


    The House of the Spirits Meryl Streep, Winona Ryder, Glenn Close

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    Music of the Heart is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Angela Bassett, Cloris Leachman

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    Hope Springs is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Steve Carell, Tommy Lee Jones

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    Postcards from the Edge is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Annette Bening, Gene Hackman

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    The Manchurian Candidate is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Vera Farmiga

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    She-Devil is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    She-Devil Meryl Streep, Roseanne Barr, Linda Hunt

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    August: Osage County is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies

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    August: Osage County Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Ewan McGregor

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    Julia is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave

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


    Manhattan Meryl Streep, Woody Allen, Diane Keaton

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    A Prairie Home Companion is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Lindsay Lohan, Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones

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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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    Fantastic Mr. Fox is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Fantastic Mr. Fox George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray

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    Heartburn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Kevin Spacey

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    One True Thing is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    One True Thing Meryl Streep, Renée Zellweger, Lauren Graham

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    Before and After is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Before and After Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Edward Furlong

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


    Meryl Streep, Uma Thurman, Mini Andén

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


    Lions for Lambs Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep, Robert Redford

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    Defending Your Life is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Defending Your Life Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Albert Brooks

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    Evening is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Claire Danes, Glenn Close

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    Still of the Night is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Roy Scheider, Jessica Tandy

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    Evil Angels is listed (or ranked) 42 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) 43 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    A.I. Artificial Intelligence Meryl Streep, Robin Williams, Jude Law

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    Plenty is listed (or ranked) 44 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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    Rendition is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Rendition Reese Witherspoon, Meryl Streep, Jake Gyllenhaal

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    ...First Do No Harm is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Allison Janney, Margo Martindale

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    Falling in Love is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel

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    Dancing at Lughnasa is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Michael Gambon, Rhys Ifans

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    The Seduction of Joe Tynan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Meryl Streep Movies


    Meryl Streep, Alan Alda, Rip Torn

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