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The Best Cloris Leachman Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 1.1k votes 129 voters 13.0k views100 items

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

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

This list is made up of films like The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure and Music of the Heart.

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  • 1
    Young Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    Young Frankenstein

    Gene Hackman, Mel Brooks

    Released1974

    Directed byMel Brooks

    Young Frankenstein is a 1974 American comedy film directed by Mel Brooks and starring Gene... more on Wikipedia
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    The Last Picture Show is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    The Last Picture Show

    Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd

    Released1971

    Directed byPeter Bogdanovich

    The Last Picture Show is a 1971 American drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich, adapted... more on Wikipedia

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    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

    Paul Newman, Robert Redford

    Released1969

    Directed byGeorge Roy Hill

    Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 American Western film directed by George Roy Hill... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    High Anxiety is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    High Anxiety

    Cloris Leachman, Madeline Kahn

    Released1977

    Directed byMel Brooks

    High Anxiety is a 1977 comedy film produced and directed by Mel Brooks, who also plays the... more on Wikipedia
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    The Muppet Movie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    The Muppet Movie

    Steve Martin, Mel Brooks

    Released1979

    Directed byJames Frawley

    The Muppet Movie is a 1979 American-British musical road comedy film and the first of a series... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    History of the World, Part I is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    History of the World, Part I

    Mel Brooks, Orson Welles

    Released1981

    Directed byMel Brooks

    History of the World, Part I is a 1981 comedy film written, produced, and directed by Mel... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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  • 7
    Prancer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    Prancer

    Cloris Leachman, Sam Elliott

    Released1989

    Directed byJohn D. Hancock

    Prancer is a 1989 family film starring Sam Elliott, Cloris Leachman and Rebecca Harrell and... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    The Iron Giant is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    The Iron Giant

    Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel

    Released1999

    Directed byBrad Bird

    The Iron Giant is a 1999 American animated science fiction comedy-drama film using both... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Sky High is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    Sky High

    Kurt Russell, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

    Released2005

    Directed byMike Mitchell

    Sky High is a 2005 American superhero family comedy film about an airborne school for teenage... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Spanglish is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    Spanglish

    Adam Sandler, Sarah Hyland

    Released2004

    Directed byJames L. Brooks

    Spanglish is a 2004 American comedy-drama film written and directed by James L. Brooks. A... more on Wikipedia

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    The North Avenue Irregulars is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    The North Avenue Irregulars

    Cloris Leachman, Melora Hardin

    Released1979

    Directed byBruce Bilson

    The North Avenue Irregulars is a 1979 film produced by Walt Disney Productions, distributed by... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
  • 12
    Beavis and Butt-head Do Americ is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    Beavis and Butt-head Do America

    Demi Moore, Bruce Willis

    Released1996

    Directed byMike deSeve, Mike Judge, Brian Mulroney, Yvette Kaplan

    Beavis and Butt-head Do America is a 1996 American animated road comedy film, based on the TV... more on Wikipedia

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    Kiss Me Deadly is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    Kiss Me Deadly

    Cloris Leachman, Nat King Cole

    Released1955

    Directed byRobert Aldrich

    This film is a 1955 film noir drama produced and directed by Robert Aldrich starring Ralph... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button

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  • 14
    Beerfest is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    Beerfest

    Donald Sutherland, Cloris Leachman

    Released2006

    Directed byJay Chandrasekhar

    Beerfest is a 2006 beer-themed comedy film by the comedy group Broken Lizard. Along with the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    The Beverly Hillbillies is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    The Beverly Hillbillies

    Rob Schneider, Lea Thompson

    Released1993

    Directed byPenelope Spheeris

    The Beverly Hillbillies is a 1993 20th Century Fox comedy motion picture starring Jim Varney,... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Alex & Emma is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    Alex & Emma

    Kate Hudson, Sophie Marceau

    Released2003

    Directed byRob Reiner

    Alex & Emma is a 2003 American romantic comedy directed by Rob Reiner and starring Kate Hudson... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Daisy Miller is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    Daisy Miller

    Cybill Shepherd, Cloris Leachman

    Released1974

    Directed byPeter Bogdanovich

    Daisy Miller is a 1974 American drama film produced & directed by Peter Bogdanovich, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Lake Placid 2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    Lake Placid 2

    Cloris Leachman, John Schneider

    Released2007

    Directed byDavid Flores

    Lake Placid 2 is a 2007 television horror film starring John Schneider and produced by Sony... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Herbie Goes Bananas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    Herbie Goes Bananas

    Cloris Leachman, Harvey Korman

    Released1980

    Directed byVincent McEveety

    Herbie Goes Bananas is the fourth of a series of films made by Walt Disney Productions... more on Wikipedia
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    The Longest Yard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    The Longest Yard

    Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox

    Released2005

    Directed byPeter Segal

    The Longest Yard is a 2005 American sports comedy film, a remake of the 1974 film of the same... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    It Happened One Christmas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    It Happened One Christmas

    Orson Welles, Cloris Leachman

    Released1977

    Directed byDonald Wrye

    It Happened One Christmas is a 1977 made-for-television film starring Marlo Thomas and Wayne... more on Wikipediaamazon_watch buy button
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    New York, I Love You is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    New York, I Love You

    Natalie Portman, Blake Lively

    Released2008

    Directed byBrett Ratner, Shekhar Kapur, Shunji Twai, Natalie Portman, Randall Balsmeyer

    New York, I Love You is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama anthology consisting of eleven... more on Wikipedia

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    Music of the Heart is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    Music of the Heart

    Meryl Streep, Angela Bassett

    Released1999

    Directed byWes Craven

    Music of the Heart is a 1999 drama film, directed by Wes Craven and written by Pamela Gray. It... more on Wikipedia
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    Never Too Late is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    Never Too Late

    Corey Haim, Cloris Leachman

    Released1997

    Directed byGiles Walker

    Never Too Late is a 1997 Canadian comedy-drama film, starring Olympia Dukakis, Jean Lapointe... more on Wikipedia
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    Bad Santa is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cloris Leachman Movies
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    Bad Santa

    Lauren Graham, Billy Bob Thornton

    Released2003

    Directed byTerry Zwigoff

    Bad Santa is a 2003 American Christmas black comedy film directed by Terry Zwigoff, and... more on Wikipedia
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