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List of the best Burgess Meredith movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Burgess Meredith's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Burgess Meredith movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Burgess Meredith movies will be at the top of the list. Burgess Meredith has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Burgess Meredith movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Burgess Meredith films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

Twilight Zone: The Movie and Street of Chance are included on this list along with many more.

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

Burgess Meredith was no stranger to working with popular directors, including Steven Spielberg, Ernst Lubitsch and Otto Preminger.

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Rocky Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier, Burgess Meredith Rocky is a 1976 American sports drama film directed by John G. Avildsen and both written by and starring Sylvester Stallone. It tells the rags to riches American Dream story of Rocky Balboa, an ...more

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Rocky III Sylvester Stallone, Hulk Hogan, Burgess Meredith Rocky III, the third installment in the Rocky film series, is a 1982 American motion picture written and directed by, and starring Sylvester Stallone as the title character. The movie features ...more

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Rocky II Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Roberto Durán Rocky II is a 1979 American film written and directed by and starring Sylvester Stallone, that is the sequel to Rocky, a motion picture in which an unknown boxer had been given a chance to go ...more

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Batman Burgess Meredith, Cesar Romero, Lee Meriwether Batman, often promoted as Batman: The Movie, is a 1966 film based on the Batman television series, and the first full-length theatrical adaptation of the DC Comics character Batman. Released by ...more

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Grumpy Old Men Ann-Margret, Daryl Hannah, Jack Lemmon Grumpy Old Men is a 1993 American romantic comedy film starring Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau and Ann-Margret, with Burgess Meredith, Daryl Hannah, Kevin Pollak, Ossie Davis and Buck Henry. ...more

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Twilight Zone: The Movie Dan Aykroyd, John Lithgow, Burgess Meredith Twilight Zone: The Movie is a 1983 American anthology science-fiction fantasy horror film produced by Steven Spielberg and John Landis as a theatrical version of the 1959–64 TV series The ...more

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Rocky V Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Dolph Lundren Rocky V is a 1990 American film. The fifth film in the Rocky series, written by and starring Sylvester Stallone, and co-starring Talia Shire, Stallone's real life son Sage, and real life boxer ...more

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Of Mice and Men Burgess Meredith, Lon Chaney, Jr. Of Mice and Men is a 1939 drama film based on the 1937 play based on the novella of the same title by American author John Steinbeck. It stars Burgess Meredith, Betty Field, Lon Chaney, Jr., ...more

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The Story of G.I. Joe Robert Mitchum, Burgess Meredith, Wally Cassell The Story of G.I. Joe, also credited in prints as Ernie Pyle's Story of G.I. Joe, is a 1945 American war film directed by William Wellman, starring Burgess Meredith and Robert Mitchum. The film ...more

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Clash of the Titans Ursula Andress, Maggie Smith, Laurence Olivier Clash of the Titans is an 1981 British-American fantasy adventure film involving the Greek hero Perseus, and features the final work of stop motion visual effects artist, Ray Harryhausen. It was ...more

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The Hindenburg Anne Bancroft, Burgess Meredith, George C. Scott The Hindenburg is a 1975 American Technicolor film based on the disaster of the German airship Hindenburg. The film stars George C. Scott. It was produced and directed by Robert Wise, and was ...more

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The Sentinel Christopher Walken, Jeff Goldblum, Ava Gardner The Sentinel is a 1977 American horror film directed by Michael Winner and starring Cristina Raines, Chris Sarandon, Ava Gardner, Burgess Meredith, Sylvia Miles, and Eli Wallach. Christopher ...more

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In Harm's Way John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda In Harm's Way is a 1965 American epic war film produced and directed by Otto Preminger and starring John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon, Paula Prentiss, Stanley Holloway, Burgess ...more

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A Big Hand for the Little Lady Henry Fonda, Burgess Meredith, Joanne Woodward A Big Hand for the Little Lady is a 1966 Technicolor western film, made by Eden Productions Inc. and released by Warner Bros. The movie was produced and directed by Fielder Cook from a ...more

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Grumpier Old Men Sophia Loren, Ann-Margret, Daryl Hannah Grumpier Old Men is a 1995 romantic comedy film, and a sequel to the 1993 film Grumpy Old Men. The film stars Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ann-Margret, and Sophia Loren, with Burgess Meredith, ...more

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G.I. Joe: The Movie Don Johnson, Burgess Meredith, Sgt. Slaughter G.I. Joe: The Movie is a 1987 animated film spin-off from the animated series G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, based on the original Hasbro toyline. It was produced by Sunbow Productions and ...more

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Magic Anthony Hopkins, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith Magic is a 1978 American psychological horror film directed by Richard Attenborough and starring Anthony Hopkins, Ann-Margret, and Burgess Meredith. The screenplay was by William Goldman, who ...more

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Burnt Offerings Bette Davis, Burgess Meredith, Oliver Reed Burnt Offerings is a 1976 mystery horror film based on the 1973 novel of the same name by Robert Marasco. Directed by Dan Curtis, the film stars Karen Black, Oliver Reed, Bette Davis, Lee H. ...more

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When Time Ran Out Paul Newman, Jacqueline Bissett, William Holden When Time Ran Out is a disaster film released in 1980, starring Paul Newman, Jacqueline Bisset, William Holden, James Franciscus, Ernest Borgnine, Red Buttons, Burgess Meredith, Valentina ...more

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The Day of the Locust Donald Sutherland, Burgess Meredith, Jackie Earle Haley The Day of the Locust is a 1975 American drama film directed by John Schlesinger, and starring William Atherton, Karen Black, and Donald Sutherland. The screenplay by Waldo Salt is based on the ...more

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Santa Claus: The Movie John Lithgow, Dudley Moore, Burgess Meredith Santa Claus: The Movie is a 1985 British/American Christmas film starring David Huddleston, Dudley Moore and John Lithgow. It is the last major fantasy film produced by the Paris-based ...more

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Skidoo Mickey Rooney, Carol Channing, Burgess Meredith Skidoo is an American comedy film directed by Otto Preminger, starring Jackie Gleason and Carol Channing, written by Doran William Cannon and released by Paramount Pictures on December 19, 1968. ...more

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That Uncertain Feeling Burgess Meredith, Eve Arden, Merle Oberon That Uncertain Feeling is a 1941 comedy film directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Merle Oberon, Melvyn Douglas and Burgess Meredith. The film is about the bored wife of an insurance salesman ...more

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Advise & Consent Frank Sinatra, Betty White, Henry Fonda Advise & Consent is a 1962 American motion picture based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name by Allen Drury, published in 1959. The movie was adapted for the screen by ...more

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Tunisian Victory Burgess Meredith, Bernard Miles, Leo Genn Tunisian Victory is an Anglo-American propaganda film about the victories in the North Africa Campaign. The film follows both armies from the planning of Operation Torch / Operation Acrobat to ...more

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Street of Chance Burgess Meredith, Claire Trevor, Sheldon Leonard Street of Chance is a 1942 film noir starring Burgess Meredith as a man who finds he's been suffering from amnesia and Claire Trevor as a woman who protects him from the police, who suspect him ...more

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The Last Chase Burgess Meredith, Lee Majors, Alexandra Stewart The Last Chase is a 1981 dystopian science fiction film starring Lee Majors, Burgess Meredith and Chris Makepeace, and directed by Martyn Burke. It was produced by Argosy Films.

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Tom, Dick and Harry Ginger Rogers, Burgess Meredith, Dino Morea Tom, Dick and Harry is a comedy film directed by Garson Kanin, written by Paul Jarrico, and starring Ginger Rogers, George Murphy, Alan Marshal, Phil Silvers, and Burgess Meredith. The film was ...more

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The Manitou Stella Stevens, Burgess Meredith, Tony Curtis The Manitou is an American horror movie from 1978 with Tony Curtis and Susan Strasberg, based on a 1975 book by Graham Masterton. The movie is based on an old legend about the American Indian ...more

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Stay Away, Joe Elvis Presley, Burgess Meredith, Joan Blondell Stay Away, Joe is a 1968 Western-comedy film, with musical interludes, set in modern times and starring Elvis Presley, Burgess Meredith and Joan Blondell. The film was based on the 1953 novel by ...more

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Second Chorus Fred Astaire, Burgess Meredith, Paulette Goddard Second Chorus is a Hollywood musical comedy film starring Paulette Goddard and Fred Astaire and featuring Artie Shaw, Burgess Meredith and Charles Butterworth, with music by Artie Shaw, Bernie ...more

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State of Grace Sean Penn, Gary Oldman, Robin Wright State of Grace is a 1990 neo-noir crime film starring Sean Penn, Ed Harris and Gary Oldman, also featuring Robin Wright, John Turturro and John C. Reilly. Written by Dennis McIntyre and directed ...more

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Foul Play Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Dudley Moore Foul Play is a 1978 American comic mystery/thriller film written and directed by Colin Higgins, and starring Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Dudley Moore, Burgess Meredith, Eugene Roche, Rachel ...more

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There Was a Crooked Man... Kirk Douglas, Henry Fonda, Burgess Meredith There Was a Crooked Man... is a 1970 western starring Kirk Douglas and Henry Fonda and directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. It was written by David Newman and Robert Benton, their first script to ...more

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Madame X Lana Turner, Burgess Meredith, Ricardo Montalbán Madame X is a 1966 American drama film directed by David Lowell Rich and starring Lana Turner. It is based on the 1908 play Madame X by French playwright Alexandre Bisson.

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Lock, Stock and Barrel Burgess Meredith, Tim Matheson, Jack Albertson Lock, Stock and Barrel is a 1971 western film written by Richard Alan Simmons and directed by Jerry Thorpe.

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Camp Nowhere Jessica Alba, Christopher Lloyd, Burgess Meredith Camp Nowhere is a 1994 film directed by Jonathan Prince, written by Andrew Kurtzman and Eliot Wald, and starring Christopher Lloyd, Jonathan Jackson and Jessica Alba in her film debut. The film ...more

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Hurry Sundown Jane Fonda, Michael Caine, Faye Dunaway Hurry Sundown is a 1967 American drama film produced and directed by Otto Preminger. It stars Jane Fonda and Michael Caine. The screenplay by Horton Foote and Thomas C. Ryan is based on the 1965 ...more

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Torture Garden Burgess Meredith, Jack Palance, Peter Cushing Torture Garden is a 1967 British horror film made by Amicus Productions. It was directed by Freddie Francis and scripted by Robert Bloch. It stars Burgess Meredith, Jack Palance, Michael Ripper, ...more

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The Reivers Steve McQueen, Burgess Meredith, Diane Ladd The Reivers is a 1969 film starring Steve McQueen and directed by Mark Rydell based on the William Faulkner novel of the same name. The supporting cast includes Sharon Farrell, Rupert Crosse, ...more

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Castle on the Hudson Burgess Meredith, Ann Sheridan, John Garfield Castle on the Hudson is a 1940 American drama film directed by Anatole Litvak and starring John Garfield, Ann Sheridan, and Pat O'Brien. A thief gets sent to Sing Sing Prison, where he is ...more

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Idiot's Delight Clark Gable, Burgess Meredith, Norma Shearer Idiot's Delight is a 1939 MGM comedy-drama with a screenplay adapted by Robert E. Sherwood from his 1936 Pulitzer-Prize-winning play of the same name. The movie showcases Clark Gable, in the ...more

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The Master Gunfighter Burgess Meredith, Barbara Carrera, Tom Laughlin The Master Gunfighter is a film released in 1975, written and produced by Tom Laughlin, who also played the lead as Finley. The Master Gunfighter is mainly a remake of the 1969 Japanese film ...more

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The Crazy Quilt Burgess Meredith, Jerry Mander, Tom Rosqui

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92 in the Shade Burgess Meredith, Peter Fonda, Margot Kidder 92 in the Shade is a 1975 film written and directed by Thomas McGuane, based on his 1973 novel of the same name. It stars Peter Fonda, Warren Oates, Elizabeth Ashley and Margot Kidder.

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There Goes the Groom Burgess Meredith, Ann Sothern, Mary Boland There Goes the Groom is a 1937 screwball comedy film directed by Joseph Santley, starring Ann Sothern and Burgess Meredith. It was Burgess Meredith's second film and his first screen comedy; his ...more

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Final Assignment Burgess Meredith, Michael York, Geneviève Bujold Final Assignment is a 1980 Canadian film written by Marc Rosen and directed by Paul Almond.

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SST: Death Flight Billy Crystal, Burgess Meredith, Tina Louise SST Death Flight is a 1977 made-for-television film, directed by David Lowell Rich. Produced by ABC Circle Films, the film featured an all-star ensemble television cast. SST Death Flight ...more

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The Diary of a Chambermaid Burgess Meredith, Paulette Goddard, Judith Anderson The Diary of a Chambermaid is a drama film about a newly hired servant who severely disrupts a wealthy family. The film was based on the novel of the same name by Octave Mirbeau and the play Le ...more

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Winterset Lucille Ball, Burgess Meredith, John Carradine Winterset is a 1936 American crime film directed by Alfred Santell, based on the play by Maxwell Anderson. The film greatly changes the ending of the play, in which the lovers Mio and Miriamne ...more