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The Best Julie Andrews Movies 

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List of the best Julie Andrews movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Highly esteemed on both screen and stage, Andrews is known for musicals like The Sound of Music and Thoroughly Modern Millie as well as prestigious acting in Victor Victoria and The Princess Diaries. Julie Andrews'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 Julie Andrews movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Julie Andrews movies will be at the top of the list. Julie Andrews has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Julie Andrews movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Julie Andrews films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

List ranges from Mary Poppins to That's Life! and more.

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

Julie Andrews has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Alfred Hitchcock and Garry Marshall. If you're a fan of Julie Andrews, then check out our lists of the best Doris Day and Judy Garland movies as well.

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Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker

Released: 1965

Directed by: Robert Wise

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Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Elsa Lanchester

Released: 1964

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Mary Poppins is a 1964 American musical fantasy film directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by Walt Disney, with songs written and composed by the Sherman Brothers. The screenplay is by Bill ...more

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Julie Andrews, James Garner, Alex Karras

Released: 1982

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Victor Victoria is a 1982 film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and starring Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston, Lesley Ann Warren, Alex Karras, and John Rhys-Davies. The film was ...more

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Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore, Julie Andrews

Released: 2001

Directed by: Garry Marshall

The Princess Diaries is a 2001 American comedy film produced by singer and actress Whitney Houston and directed by Garry Marshall. It is based on Meg Cabot's 2000 novel of the same name. The ...more

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Julie Andrews, Mary Tyler Moore, Carol Channing

Released: 1967

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Thoroughly Modern Millie is a 1967 American musical film directed by George Roy Hill and starring Julie Andrews. The screenplay by Richard Morris focuses on a naive young woman who finds herself ...more

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Anne Hathaway, Julie Andrews, Chris Pine

Released: 2004

Directed by: Garry Marshall

The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement is a 2004 American comedy film and the sequel to 2001's The Princess Diaries. Unlike the first film, this movie is not based on any of the books. Most of ...more

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Julie Andrews, Michael Nouri, Tony Roberts

Released: 1995

Directed by: Blake Edwards, Matthew Diamond, Goro Kobayashi

Victor/Victoria is a television film of the 1995 Broadway show of the same name. It was written and directed by Blake Edwards based on Edwards' 1982 film of the same name.
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Julie Andrews, Edie Adams, Alice Ghostley

Released: 1957

Directed by: Ralph Nelson

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella is a musical written for television, with music by Richard Rodgers and a book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. It is based upon the fairy tale Cinderella, ...more

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Julie Andrews, James Garner, James Coburn

Released: 1964

Directed by: Arthur Hiller, Al Shenberg

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Julie Andrews, Bruce Forsyth, Robert Reed

Released: 1968

Directed by: Robert Wise

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Julie Andrews, Rock Hudson, Lance Percival

Released: 1970

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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Released: 2010

Directed by: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud

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Liam Neeson, Julie Andrews, Max von Sydow

Released: 1986

Directed by: Andrei Konchalovsky

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Julie Andrews, Christine Baranski, Jeffrey Tambor

Released: 2003

Directed by: Kevin Lima

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Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Joan Rivers

Released: 2004

Directed by: Kelly Asbury, Andrew Adamson, Conrad Vernon

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Paul Newman, Julie Andrews, Alfred Hitchcock

Released: 1966

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

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Julie Andrews, Colin Firth, Stephen Fry

Released: 2000

Directed by: Eric Styles

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Dwayne Johnson, Billy Crystal, Julie Andrews

Released: 2010

Directed by: Michael Lembeck

Tooth Fairy is a 2010 Canadian comedy film starring Dwayne Johnson, Stephen Merchant, Ashley Judd, and Julie Andrews. Filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, it was produced by Walden Media and ...more

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Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake, Eddie Murphy

Released: 2007

Directed by: Chris Miller, Raman Hui

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Julie Andrews, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quayle

Released: 1974

Directed by: Blake Edwards

The Tamarind Seed is a 1974 American-British romantic drama film written and directed by Blake Edwards and starring Julie Andrews and Omar Sharif. Based on the 1971 novel The Tamarind Seed by ...more
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Julie Andrews, Christine Baranski, Jeffrey Tambor

Released: 2003

Directed by: Kevin Lima

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Julie Andrews, Gene Hackman, Richard Harris

Released: 1966

Directed by: George Roy Hill

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Julie Andrews, William Holden, Rosanna Arquette

Released: 1981

Directed by: Blake Edwards

S.O.B. is a 1981 American film comedy written and directed by Blake Edwards. It stars Julie Andrews and Richard Mulligan. Also appearing are Robert Preston, Larry Hagman, Robert Vaughn, Robert ...more

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Julie Andrews, Jack Lemmon, Robert Knepper

Released: 1986

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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Released: 2001

Directed by: Ernest Thompson

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