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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.


The Best Meryl Streep Movies Films
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    Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter MacNicol

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    Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum, Meryl Streep

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    Meryl Streep, Dustin Hoffman, JoBeth Williams Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Clint Eastwood, Meryl Streep, Debra Monk

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    Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore

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    Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan

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    Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken

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    Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey, Alec Baldwin

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    Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Iman Abdulmajid

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    Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Jane Lynch

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    Meryl Streep, Cher, Kurt Russell

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    Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Iain Glen

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    Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn

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    Mary-Louise Parker, Jeffrey Wright, Justin Kirk Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, David Warner

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    Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Maggie Gyllenhaal Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, John C. Reilly

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro

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    Meryl Streep, Winona Ryder, Glenn Close

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    Meryl Streep, Steve Carell, Tommy Lee Jones

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    Meryl Streep, Angela Bassett, Cloris Leachman

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    Meryl Streep, Jim Carrey, Jude Law

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    Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Vera Farmiga

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    Meryl Streep, Annette Bening, Gene Hackman

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    A Cry in The Dark Sam Neill

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    Meryl Streep, Roseanne Barr, Linda Hunt

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    Meryl Streep, Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave

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    George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray

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    Lindsay Lohan, Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones

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    Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Kevin Spacey

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    Meryl Streep, Uma Thurman, Mini Andén

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    Meryl Streep, Woody Allen, Diane Keaton

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    Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Edward Furlong

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    Meryl Streep, Renée Zellweger, Lauren Graham

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    Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep, Robert Redford

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    Meryl Streep, Roy Scheider, Jessica Tandy

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    Ricki and the Flash Meryl Streep, Rick Springfield, Rick Rosas

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    Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Tom Waits

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    Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Ewan McGregor

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    Meryl Streep, Claire Danes, Glenn Close

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    Meryl Streep, Sting, Ian McKellen

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    Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Charles Dance

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    Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Albert Brooks

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    Meryl Streep, Allison Janney, Margo Martindale

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    Reese Witherspoon, Meryl Streep, Jake Gyllenhaal

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    Meryl Streep, Michael Gambon, Rhys Ifans

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    Meryl Streep, Robin Williams, Jude Law

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    Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel

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    Julia Roberts, Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep

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