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The Best Cher Movies

Updated October 16, 2019 3.5k votes 1.4k voters 106.5k views18 items

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List of the best Cher movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Cher is best known for recording hit songs like "I've Got You Babe" and "I Believe," but she is also an Oscar-winning actress. Cher's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world, but the order of this Cher movies list is decided by how many votes each film receives, so only her most highly rated movies will be at the top. 

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

This list features Moonstruck, Mermaids and more films and answers the questions, "What are the best Cher movies?" and "What are the greatest Cher roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Cher's dramatic work, you might also enjoy our list of best Nicolas Cage movies and best Winona Ryder movies.

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    Moonstruck

    Nicolas Cage, Cher

    Released1987

    Directed byNorman Jewison

    Moonstruck is a 1987 American romantic comedy film directed by Norman Jewison and written by John Patrick Shanley. It stars Cher, Nicolas Cage, Danny Aiello, Vincent Gardenia, and Olympia...  more

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    Mask

    Cher, Laura Dern

    Released1985

    Directed byPeter Bogdanovich

    Mask is a 1985 American drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich, starring Cher, Sam Elliott, and Eric Stoltz. Dennis Burkley and Laura Dern are featured in supporting roles. Cher received the 1985...  more

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    Mermaids

    Cher, Christina Ricci

    Released1990

    Directed byRichard Benjamin

    Mermaids is a 1990 American comedy-drama film directed by Richard Benjamin and starring Cher, Bob Hoskins, Winona Ryder, and Christina Ricci in her first film role. The film is based on the 1986...  more

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    Silkwood

    Meryl Streep, Cher

    Released1983

    Directed byMike Nichols

    Silkwood is a 1983 American drama film directed by Mike Nichols. The screenplay by Nora Ephron and Alice Arlen was inspired by the life of Karen Silkwood. In real life, it was vindicated in a...  more

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    The Witches of Eastwick

    Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released1987

    Directed byGeorge Miller

    The Witches of Eastwick is a 1987 American comedy-fantasy film based on John Updike's novel of the same name. Directed by George Miller, the film stars Jack Nicholson as Daryl Van Horne, alongside...  more

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    Burlesque

    Christina Aguilera, Kristen Bell

    Released2010

    Directed bySteve Antin

    Burlesque is a 2010 American backstage musical drama film directed by Steve Antin. A small-town girl ventures to Los Angeles and finds her place in a neo-burlesque club run by a former dancer....  more
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    Suspect

    Cher, Liam Neeson

    Released1987

    Directed byPeter Yates

    Suspect is a 1987 American mystery/courtroom film drama directed by Peter Yates. A public defender (Cher) and a jury member (Dennis Quaid) defending a homeless man (Liam Neeson) of murder, find a web...  more
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    Chastity

    Cher, Stephen Whittaker

    Released1969

    Chastity is a 1969 road movie drama, directed by Alessio de Paola and starring American singer-actress Cher, in her first solo film role. Written and produced by Cher's then-husband, Sonny Bono, as a...  more
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    The Player

    Julia Roberts, Bruce Willis

    Released1992

    Directed byRobert Altman

    The Player is a 1992 American satirical film directed by Robert Altman from a screenplay by Michael Tolkin based on his own 1988 novel of the same name. It is the story of Hollywood studio executive...  more

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    Tea with Mussolini

    Cher, Judi Dench

    Released1999

    Directed byFranco Zeffirelli

    Tea with Mussolini is a 1999 Anglo-Italian semi-autobiographical film directed by Franco Zeffirelli, scripted by John Mortimer, telling the story of young Italian boy Luca's upbringing by a circle of...  more
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    Released1996

    Directed byCher, Nancy Savoca

    If These Walls Could Talk is a 1996 made-for-cable film, broadcast on HBO. It follows the plights of three different women and their experiences with abortion. Each of the three stories takes place...  more

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    The Wrecking Crew

    Brian Wilson, Micky Dolenz

    Released2008

    Directed byDenny Tedesco

    The Wrecking Crew is a 2008 American documentary film directed by Denny Tedesco. It covers the story of the Los Angeles-based group of session musicians known as The Wrecking Crew, famed for having...  more
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    The Farewell Tour

    Cher, Lucille Ball

    Released2003

    Directed byDavid Mallet, Dorina Sanchez

    The Farewell Tour is the third live music video title by singer-actress Cher. Released by Warner Music Video in 2003, it contained a live date from Living Proof: The Farewell Tour, filmed at American...  more
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    Released1982

    Directed byRobert Altman

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    Stuck on You

    Tom Brady, Eva Mendes

    Released2003

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

    Stuck on You is a 2003 comedy film directed by the Farrelly brothers and starring Matt Damon and Greg Kinnear as conjoined twins, whose conflicting aspirations provide both conflict and humorous...  more
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    Zookeeper

    Sylvester Stallone, Cher

    Released2011

    Directed byFrank Coraci

    Zookeeper is a 2011 American romantic comedy film starring Kevin James and featuring the voices of Nick Nolte, Sylvester Stallone, Adam Sandler, Judd Apatow, Cher, Jon Favreau, and Faizon Love. The...  more

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    Faithful

    Cher, Amber Smith

    Released1996

    Directed byPaul Mazursky

    Faithful is a comedy film, directed by Paul Mazursky and starring Cher, Chazz Palminteri and Ryan O'Neal. Palminteri wrote the screenplay, which is an adaptation of his stage play of the same name....  more
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    Good Times

    Cher, George Sanders

    Released1967

    Directed byWilliam Friedkin

    Good Times is a 1967 American musical comedy film starring Sonny & Cher. The film marks the directorial debut of William Friedkin, who would go on to direct The French Connection and The Exorcist....  more