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The Best Carol Burnett Movies 

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Updated September 24, 2019 390 votes 93 voters 13.8k views 28 items

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List of the best Carol Burnett movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Carol Burnett'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 Carol Burnett movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Carol Burnett movies will be at the top of the list. Carol Burnett has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Carol Burnett movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Carol Burnett films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List is made up of many different films, including Friendly Fire and Star Spangled Salesman.

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

Carol Burnett has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Angela Lansbury and Debbie Reynolds in terms of fame and success.

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Tim Curry, Bernadette Peters, Greta Garbo

Released: 1982

Directed by: John Huston

Annie is a 1982 American musical comedy-drama film adapted from Broadway musical of the same name by Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin and Thomas Meehan, which in turn is based on Little Orphan ...more

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Selena Gomez, Jim Carrey, Isla Fisher

Released: 2008

Directed by: Steve Martino, Jimmy Hayward

Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! is a 2008 American computer-animated adventure comedy film based on the Dr. Seuss' book of the same name. The film was directed by Jimmy Hayward and Steve Martino, ...more

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Noises Off Michael Caine, Carol Burnett, Christopher Reeve

Released: 1992

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Noises Off is a 1992 comedy film directed by Peter Bogdanovich. The screenplay by Marty Kaplan is based on the 1982 play of the same name by Michael Frayn. An ensemble cast includes Michael ...more

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Susan Sarandon, Carol Burnett, Jack Lemmon

Released: 1974

Directed by: Billy Wilder

The Front Page is a 1974 American comedy-drama film directed by Billy Wilder and starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. The screenplay by Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond is based on Ben Hecht and ...more

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Christopher Lloyd, Frank Welker, June Foray

Released: 1990

Directed by: Bob Hathcock

DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp is a 1990 animated feature film based on the animated television series DuckTales. It was released by Walt Disney Pictures on August 3, 1990. It ...more

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Reese Witherspoon, Carol Burnett, Seth Green

Released: 2001

Directed by: Richard Rich

The Trumpet of the Swan is a 2001 animated film produced by Nest Family Entertainment and RichCrest Animation Studios, directed by Richard Rich, and distributed by TriStar Pictures, being ...more

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Carol Burnett, Alan Alda, Rita Moreno

Released: 1981

Directed by: Alan Alda

The Four Seasons is a 1981 romantic comedy film written and directed by and starring Alan Alda, co-starring Carol Burnett, Len Cariou, Sandy Dennis, Rita Moreno, Jack Weston and Bess Armstrong. ...more

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Carol Burnett, Cloris Leachman, Walter Matthau

Released: 1972

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Pete 'n' Tillie is a 1972 American comedy-drama film starring Walter Matthau and Carol Burnett in the title roles. Its advertising tagline was "Honeymoon's over. It's time to get ...more
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Carol Burnett, Danny Glover, Alan Arkin

Released: 1981

Directed by: David Lowell Rich

Chu Chu and the Philly Flash is a 1981 comedy film starring Alan Arkin, Carol Burnett, Jack Warden, Ruth Buzzi, and Danny Aiello. It was released in 1981 by 20th Century Fox. Arkin plays a ...more
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Alec Baldwin, Liev Schreiber, Shirley MacLaine

Released: 2004

Directed by: Rick McKay

Broadway: The Golden Age is a 2003 documentary film by Rick McKay, telling the story of the "golden age" of Broadway by the oral history of the legendary actors of the 40s and 50s, ...more
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Carol Burnett, Dean Martin, Elizabeth Montgomery

Released: 1963

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? is a 1963 movie comedy starring Dean Martin, Elizabeth Montgomery, and Carol Burnett, and directed by Daniel Mann.
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Lauren Bacall, Carol Burnett, James Garner

Released: 1980

Directed by: Robert Altman

HealtH is a 1980 ensemble comedy film, the fifteenth feature project from director Robert Altman. It stars Carol Burnett, Glenda Jackson, James Garner, Lauren Bacall, and Paul Dooley, and was ...more
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Carol Burnett, Mia Farrow, Lauren Hutton

Released: 1978

Directed by: Robert Altman

A Wedding is a 1978 comedy film directed by Robert Altman, starring Desi Arnaz, Jr., Carol Burnett, Paul Dooley, Vittorio Gassman, Mia Farrow, Lillian Gish, Geraldine Chaplin, Howard Duff, Nina ...more
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Mirai Shida, Tatsuya Fujiwara, Kirin Kiki

Released: 2010

Directed by: Hiromasa Yonebayashi

Arrietty, titled The Borrower Arrietty in Japan and The Secret World of Arrietty in North America, is a 2010 Japanese animated fantasy film directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi and scripted by Hayao ...more

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A Bing Crosby Christmas Frank Sinatra, Carol Burnett

Released: 2000

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Alexis Bledel, Michael Keaton, Jane Lynch

Released: 2009

Directed by: Vicky Jenson

Post Grad is a 2009 romantic comedy film directed by Vicky Jenson and starring Alexis Bledel, about a recent college graduate who moves back in with her family while she figures out what she ...more
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Elizabeth Hurley, Whoopi Goldberg, Yasmine Bleeth

Released: 2006

Directed by: Jim Fitzpatrick

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Carol Burnett, John Stamos, Walter Matthau

Released: 1998

Directed by: Charles Matthau

Love After Death is a 1998 film directed by Charles Matthau.
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Wisecracks

Released: 1992

Directed by: Gail Singer

Wisecrack is a 1992 documentary film directed by Gail Singer.
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Star Spangled Salesman Carol Burnett, Milton Berle, Tim Conway

Directed by: Norman Maurer

Star Spangled Salesman is a 1968 short film produced by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to promote the sale of Savings Bonds. The film, directed by Norman Maurer, stars Howard Morris as a ...more
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Zooey Deschanel, Bernadette Peters, Carol Burnett

Released: 2005

Directed by: Kathleen Marshall

Once Upon a Mattress is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Kathleen Marshall.

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Putting It Together Carol Burnett, John Barrowman, Bronson Pinchot

Released: 2001

Directed by: Eric D. Schaeffer, Don Roy King

Putting It Together is a 2000 film directed by Don Roy King and Eric D. Schaeffer.
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Carol Burnett, Sam Waterston, Ned Beatty

Released: 1979

Directed by: David Greene

Friendly Fire is an American television movie first broadcast on the ABC network on April 22, 1979. Watched that night by an estimated 64 million people, Friendly Fire went on to win four Emmy ...more
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The Legendary Bing Crosby

Released: 2009

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Follies in Concert Carol Burnett, Mandy Patinkin, Lee Remick

Released: 1986

Directed by: Michael Houldey