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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.

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    Stepping Out

    Liza Minnelli, Jane Krakowski

    Released1991

    Directed byLewis 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 are...  more
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    Cabaret

    Liza Minnelli, Michael York

    Released1972

    Directed byBob 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 presence...  more

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    The Muppets Take Manhattan

    Joan Rivers, Brooke Shields

    Released1984

    Directed byFrank 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 special...  more

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    Arthur

    Liza Minnelli, Dudley Moore

    Released1981

    Directed bySteve 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 arranged...  more

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    A Matter of Time

    Liza Minnelli, Ingrid Bergman

    Released1976

    Directed byVincente 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 story...  more
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    Rent-a-Cop

    Liza Minnelli, Burt Reynolds

    Released1987

    Directed byJerry London

    Rent-A-Cop is a 1987 action comedy crime film written by Michael Blodgett, Dennis Shryack and directed by Jerry London....  more
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    That's Dancing!

    Liza Minnelli, Gene Kelly

    Released1985

    Directed byJack 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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    That's Entertainment!

    Elizabeth Taylor, Liza Minnelli

    Released1974

    Directed byJack 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 film,...  more

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    Silent Movie

    Liza Minnelli, Paul Newman

    Released1976

    Directed byMel 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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    New York, New York

    Robert De Niro, Liza Minnelli

    Released1977

    Directed byMartin 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 home...  more

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    In the Good Old Summertime

    Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland

    Released1949

    Directed byRobert 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 film,...  more

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    The Sterile Cuckoo

    Liza Minnelli, Tim McIntire

    Released1969

    Directed byAlan 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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    Judy Garland: Judy Duets

    Liza Minnelli, Mickey Rooney

    Released2006

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    Journey Back to Oz

    Liza Minnelli, Bill Cosby

    Released1974

    Directed byDon 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 Land...  more

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    Carnegie Hall at 100: A Place of Dreams is a 2006 documentray film directed by Peter Rosen....
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    Judy Garland: Live at the London Palladium

    Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland

    Released1963

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    Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night

    Liza Minnelli, James Earl Jones

    Released1987

    Directed byHal Sutherland

    Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night is an American animated fantasy adventure film that was released on December 25, 1987 by New World Pictures and is an unofficial sequel to the 1940 Disney film...  more
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    Judy Garland: The Concert Years

    Liza Minnelli, Tony Bennett

    Released1985

    Directed byDavid Heeley

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    Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall

    Liza Minnelli, Stephen Sondheim

    Released1993

    Directed byKirk Browning

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    Peter Allen: The Boy from Oz

    Liza Minnelli, Bette Midler

    Released2004

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    Hollywood Singing and Dancing: The 1970s

    John Travolta, Liza Minnelli

    Released2008

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    The West Side Waltz

    Liza Minnelli, Kathy Bates

    Released1995

    Directed byErnest Thompson

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    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 was...  more
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    Released1965

    Directed bySid Smith

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    Liza's at the Palace

    Liza Minnelli, Billy Stritch

    Released2009

    Directed byMatthew Diamond

    Liza's at the Palace is a 2009 musical film directed by Matthew Diamond....