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The Best Liza Minnelli Movies 

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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different films, including Lucky Lady and Silent Movie.

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

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Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Joel Grey

Released: 1972

Directed by: Bob Fosse

Cabaret is a 1972 musical film directed by Bob Fosse and starring Liza Minnelli, Michael York and Joel Grey. The film is set in Berlin during the Weimar Republic in 1931, under the ominous ...more

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Liza Minnelli, Dudley Moore, John Gielgud

Released: 1981

Directed by: Steve Gordon

Arthur is a 1981 comedy film written and directed by Steve Gordon. The film stars Dudley Moore as the eponymous Arthur Bach, a drunken New York City millionaire who is on the brink of an ...more

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Liza Minnelli, Tim McIntire, Wendell Burton

Released: 1969

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

The Sterile Cuckoo, released in the UK as Pookie, is a theatrical release feature film released by Paramount Pictures that tells the story of an eccentric young couple whose relationship deepens ...more
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Robert De Niro, Liza Minnelli, Mary Kay Place

Released: 1977

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

New York, New York is a 1977 American musical drama film directed by Martin Scorsese. It is a musical tribute, featuring new songs by John Kander and Fred Ebb as well as standards, to Scorsese's ...more

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Liza Minnelli, Jane Krakowski, Julie Walters

Released: 1991

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Stepping Out is a 1991 American musical comedy film directed by Lewis Gilbert, written by Richard Harris, based on a play also written by Harris, and starring Liza Minnelli. Most of the actors ...more
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Joan Rivers, Brooke Shields, Liza Minnelli

Released: 1984

Directed by: Frank Oz

The Muppets Take Manhattan is a 1984 American musical comedy film directed by Frank Oz. It is the third of a series of live-action musical feature films starring Jim Henson's Muppets with ...more

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Liza Minnelli, Portia de Rossi, Jason Bateman

Directed by: Mitchell Hurwitz

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Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Fred Astaire

Released: 1948

Directed by: Charles Walters

Easter Parade is a 1948 American musical film starring Judy Garland, Fred Astaire and Peter Lawford, featuring music by Irving Berlin, including some of Astaire and Garland's best-known songs, ...more
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Liza Minnelli, Burt Reynolds, Gene Hackman

Released: 1975

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Lucky Lady is a 1975 American film directed by Stanley Donen and starring Gene Hackman, Liza Minnelli and Burt Reynolds, with Robby Benson. Its story takes place during Prohibition in the United ...more
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Liza Minnelli, Burt Reynolds, Michael Rooker

Released: 1987

Directed by: Jerry London

Rent-A-Cop is a 1987 action comedy crime film written by Michael Blodgett, Dennis Shryack and directed by Jerry London.
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Liza Minnelli, Ingrid Bergman, Isabella Rossellini

Released: 1976

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

A Matter of Time is a 1976 American/Italian musical fantasy film directed by Vincente Minnelli. The screenplay by John Gay is based on the novel Film of Memory by Maurice Druon. The fictional ...more
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Liza Minnelli, Gene Kelly, Sammy Davis

Released: 1985

Directed by: Jack Haley, Jr.

That's Dancing! is a 1985 retrospective documentary produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer that looked back at the history of dancing in film. Unlike the That's Entertainment! series, this film did not ...more
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Elizabeth Taylor, Liza Minnelli, Mickey Rooney

Released: 1974

Directed by: Jack Haley, Jr.

That's Entertainment! is a 1974 compilation film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to celebrate its 50th anniversary. It was followed by two sequels and a related film called That's Dancing!. The ...more
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Liza Minnelli, Paul Newman, Mel Brooks

Released: 1976

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Silent Movie is a 1976 satirical comedy film co-written, directed by, and starring Mel Brooks, and released by 20th Century Fox on June 17, 1976. The ensemble cast includes Dom DeLuise, Marty ...more

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Liza's at the Palace Liza Minnelli, Billy Stritch

Released: 2009

Directed by: Matthew Diamond

Liza's at the Palace is a 2009 musical film directed by Matthew Diamond.
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Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Buster Keaton

Released: 1949

Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard, Buster Keaton

In the Good Old Summertime is a 1949 Technicolor musical film directed by Robert Z. Leonard. It starred Judy Garland, Van Johnson and S.Z. Sakall. The film is a musical adaptation of the 1940 ...more

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Liza Minnelli, Kathy Bates, Dudley Moore

Released: 1988

Directed by: Bud Yorkin

Arthur 2: On the Rocks is a 1988 comedy film and the sequel to the 1981 film Arthur. Lead actors Dudley Moore and Liza Minnelli reprised their roles. John Gielgud, who won an Academy Award for ...more

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Liza Minnelli, Bill Cosby, Mickey Rooney

Released: 1974

Directed by: Don Bluth, Hal Sutherland

Journey Back To Oz is a 1974 Filmation Studios animated film and an unofficial sequel to the 1939 MGM film The Wizard of Oz. It is loosely based on L. Frank Baum's second Oz novel, The Marvelous ...more

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Parallel Lives Liza Minnelli, Matthew Perry, Mira Sorvino

Released: 1994

Directed by: Linda Yellen

Parallel Lives is a 1994 drama thriller film directed by Linda Yellen.
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Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall Liza Minnelli, Stephen Sondheim, Patti LuPone

Released: 1993

Directed by: Kirk Browning

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John Travolta, Liza Minnelli, Mel Brooks

Released: 2008

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Liza Minnelli, Albert Finney, Peter Sallis

Released: 1967

Directed by: Albert Finney

Charlie Bubbles is a British film of 1967 starring Billie Whitelaw and Albert Finney, and also featuring a young Liza Minnelli. It was listed to compete at the 1968 Cannes Film Festival, but the ...more
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AFI's 100 Years...100 St... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Liza Minnelli Movies
AFI's 100 Years...100 Stars
Part of the AFI 100 Years... series, AFI's 100 Years...100 Stars is a list of the top 50 greatest screen legends in American film history, which included 25 male and 25 female stars. The list ...more
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Liza Minnelli, Vic Damone, Cyril Ritchard

Released: 1965

Directed by: Sid Smith

The Dangerous Christmas of Red Riding Hood is a 1965 television film directed by Sid Smith.