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The Best Carrie Fisher Movies 

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

Best known for starring as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy, Carrie Fisher grew popularity as an international star for her performance as the smart and brave heroine. Her character also became a cultural icon due to her famous "cinnamon buns" hairstyle in A New Hope and her sexy gold bikini costume in Return of the Jedi. Fisher later reprised her role as Leia in 2015's Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens

Her first major role was in the 1975 comedy Shampoo, alongside Warren Beatty, Goldie Hawn, and Julie Christie. She has starred in major films like The Blues Brothers, The Man with One Red Shoe, Hannah and Her Sisters, When Harry Met Sally, Postcards from the Edge, and Drop Dead Fred. She also wrote a successful memoir titled, Wishful Drinking.

On December 27, 2016, Carrie Fisher died at age 60 after going into cardiac arrest a few days earlier. Shortly before her death, Fisher finished filming her role as General Leia Organa in Star Wars: Episode VIII, which will be released posthumously. 

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

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

Notable directors that have worked with Carrie Fisher include names like Stephen King, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas.

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Star Wars Episode V: The... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Carrie Fisher Movies
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill
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Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill
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Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill
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Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg
The Blues Brothers is a 1980 American musical comedy film directed by John Landis and starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd as "Joliet" Jake and Elwood Blues, characters developed from ...more

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When Harry Met Sally... ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Carrie Fisher Movies
Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal, Carrie Fisher
When Harry Met Sally… is a 1989 American romantic comedy film written by Nora Ephron and directed by Rob Reiner. It stars Billy Crystal as Harry and Meg Ryan as Sally. The story follows the ...more

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Tom Hanks, Carrie Fisher, Corey Feldman
The 'Burbs is a 1989 American comedy film directed by Joe Dante starring Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher, Rick Ducommun, Corey Feldman, Wendy Schaal, and Henry Gibson. The film was written ...more

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Hook is a 1991 American fantasy adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, based on Peter and Wendy by J. M. Barrie. When Captain Hook (Dustin Hoffman) kidnaps his children, an adult Peter Pan ...more

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Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy, Carrie Fisher
Scream 3 is a 2000 American slasher film and the third installment in the Scream franchise. Directed by Wes Craven and written by Ehren Kruger, the film stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and ...more

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Tom Hanks, Carrie Fisher, Jim Belushi
The Man With One Red Shoe is a 1985 comedy film directed by Stan Dragoti, and starring Tom Hanks and Dabney Coleman. It is a remake of a 1972 French film Le Grand Blond avec une chaussure noire ...more

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Goldie Hawn, Carrie Fisher, Warren Beatty
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Carrie Fisher, Stephen King, Emilio Estevez
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Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Eliza Dushku
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Robert Downey Jr., Teri Hatcher, Whoopi Goldberg
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Chevy Chase, Carrie Fisher, Eve Arden
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Elizabeth Hurley, Will Ferrell, Carrie Fisher
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery is a 1997 American action comedy film and the first installment of the Austin Powers series. It was directed by Jay Roach and written by Mike Myers, ...more

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Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Woody Allen, Carrie Fisher
Hannah and Her Sisters is a 1986 American comedy-drama film which tells the intertwined stories of an extended family over two years that begins and ends with a family Thanksgiving dinner. The ...more

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Michelle Pfeiffer, Carrie Fisher, Bryan Cranston
Amazon Women on the Moon is a 1987 American satirical comedy film that parodies the experience of watching low-budget movies on late-night television. The film, featuring a large ensemble cast, ...more

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Mila Kunis, Anne Hathaway, Carrie Fisher
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Kristen Bell, Carrie Fisher, Seth Rogen
Fanboys is a 2009 comedy film directed by Kyle Newman and starring Sam Huntington, Chris Marquette, Dan Fogler, Jay Baruchel and Kristen Bell. It was released in the United States on February 6, ...more
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Carrie Fisher, James Earl Jones, Allison Janney
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Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill
Return of the Ewok is a 1982 mockumentary short, written, produced and directed by David Tomblin, starring Warwick Davis as himself in a fictionalized account of how he got the role of Wicket W. ...more
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Carrie Fisher, Bridget Fonda, Phoebe Cates
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Carrie Fisher, Jamie Chung, Audrina Patridge
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