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The Best Mary Tyler Moore Movies

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

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

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  • 1

    Ordinary People

    Mary Tyler Moore, Donald Sutherland
    69
    17

    Released1980

    Directed byRobert Redford

    Ordinary People is a 1980 American drama film that marked the directorial debut of actor Robert Redford. It stars Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch and Timothy Hutton. The story...  more

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  • 2

    Finnegan Begin Again

    Mary Tyler Moore, Sam Waterston
    28
    6

    Released1985

    Finnegan Begin Again is a 1985 made-for-HBO original romantic comedy film starring Mary Tyler Moore and Robert Preston. The movie was filmed in Richmond, Virginia and premiered in February 1985...  more
  • 3

    Thoroughly Modern Millie

    Julie Andrews, Mary Tyler Moore
    28
    13

    Released1967

    Directed byGeorge 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 in...  more
  • 4

    Six Weeks

    Mary Tyler Moore, Dudley Moore
    26
    13

    Released1982

    Directed byTony Bill

    Six Weeks is a 1982 drama film, directed by Tony Bill and based on a novel by Fred Mustard Stewart. It stars Dudley Moore and Mary Tyler Moore. Co-star Katherine Healy was a professional figure...  more
  • 5

    Flirting with Disaster

    Ben Stiller, Mary Tyler Moore
    26
    13

    Released1996

    Directed byDavid O. Russell

    Flirting with Disaster is a 1996 American comedy film written and directed by David O. Russell about a young father's search for his biological parents. The film stars Ben Stiller, Patricia Arquette,...  more

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  • 6

    Change of Habit

    Elvis Presley, Mary Tyler Moore
    24
    15

    Released1969

    Directed byWilliam A. Graham

    Change of Habit is a 1969 American musical drama film directed by William A. Graham. A physician who runs a medical clinic in a poor neighborhood takes on an autistic young girl as a patient and...  more
  • 7

    Just Between Friends

    Mary Tyler Moore, Ted Danson
    25
    17

    Released1986

    Directed byAllan Burns

    Just Between Friends is a 1986 drama film about two women whose friendship is tested by tragedy. The film was written, produced and directed by Allan Burns, and it stars Mary Tyler Moore, Ted Danson,...  more
  • 8

    The Last Best Year

    Mary Tyler Moore, Bernadette Peters
    18
    9

    Directed byJohn Erman

    The Last Best Year is a drama television movie, concerning a lonely woman who discovers that she has a terminal illness. This made-for-television movie co-starred Mary Tyler Moore and Bernadette...  more
  • 9

    Against The Current

    Michelle Trachtenberg, Mary Tyler Moore
    16
    8

    Released2009

    Directed byPeter Callahan

    Against The Current is a 2009 drama film directed and written by Peter Callahan....  more
  • 10

    Stolen Babies

    Mary Tyler Moore
    13
    4

    Directed byEric Laneuville

    Stolen Babies is a 1993 film directed by Eric Laneuville....
  • 11

    Cheats

    Mary Tyler Moore, Jewel Staite
    16
    8

    Released2002

    Directed byAndrew Gurland

    Cheats is a 2002 comedy about four friends that have been cheating their way through high school, and have to face new challenges to avoid getting caught before going to college. The lead roles are...  more
  • 12

    Heartsounds

    Mary Tyler Moore, James Garner
    16
    9

    Released1984

    Directed byGlenn Jordan

    Heartsounds is a 1984 drama film written by Fay Kanin and Lear and directed by Glenn Jordan....  more
  • 13

    Mary and Rhoda

    Mary Tyler Moore, Charlie Day
    17
    10

    Released2000

    Directed byBarnet Kellman

    Mary and Rhoda is a 2000 made-for-television movie that reunited Mary Tyler Moore and Valerie Harper as Mary Richards and Rhoda Morgenstern from the 1970–1977 sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show....  more
  • 14

    Stolen Memories: Secrets from the Rose Garden

    Mary Tyler Moore, Allison Mack
    12
    5

    Released1996

    Directed byBob Clark

    Stolen Memories: Secrets from the Rose Garden is a 1996 film made for television directed by Bob Clark starring Mary Tyler Moore. A young boy goes to visit his three aunts for the summer at their...  more
  • 15

    How the Toys Saved Christmas

    Mary Tyler Moore, Tony Randall
    4
    4

    Released1996

    Directed byEnzo D'Alò

    How the Toys Saved Christmas is a 1996 Italian animated film directed by Enzo D'Alò....  more
  • 16

    Once Upon a Horse

    Mary Tyler Moore, Max Baer
    16
    10

    Released1958

    Directed byHal Kanter

    Narrator: "They were men of daring, of bold action and brute strength. This picture is not about any of those men. It's about...well...uh... it's about an hour and a half."...  more
  • 17

    The Dick Van Dyke Show Revisited

    Mary Tyler Moore, Dick Van Dyke
    13
    8
  • 18

    Released2004

    Directed byArthur Allan Seidelman

  • 19

    Labor Pains

    Mary Tyler Moore, Kyra Sedgwick
    16
    15

    Released2000

    Directed byTracy Alexson

    Labor Pains is a 2000 romantic comedy film directed by Tracy Alexson....  more
  • 20

    Don't Just Stand There!

    Mary Tyler Moore, Robert Wagner
    4
    4

    Released1968

    Directed byRon Winston

    Don't Just Stand There! is a 1968 comedy film directed by Ron Winston....
  • 21

    What's So Bad About Feeling Good?

    Mary Tyler Moore, George Peppard
    12
    11

    Released1968

    Directed byGeorge Seaton

    What's So Bad About Feeling Good? is the title of a 1968 comedy film, starring George Peppard, Mary Tyler Moore, Jeanne Arnold, Dom DeLuise and Gillian Spencer. A box-office disappointment, it was...  more
  • 22

    Keys to Tulsa

    Cameron Diaz, Mary Tyler Moore
    14
    13

    Released1996

    Directed byLeslie Greif

    Keys to Tulsa is a 1997 film directed by Leslie Greif, and starring Eric Stoltz and James Spader. It is based on the novel of the same name by Brian Fair Berkey....  more
  • 23

    Gore Vidal's Lincoln

    Mary Tyler Moore, Sam Waterston
    12
    11

    Released1988

    Directed byLamont Johnson

    Gore Vidal's Lincoln is a 1988 drama film directed by Lamont Johnson. The progress of the war is seen through Lincoln's eyes, a very human figure as he contends with Generals who won't fight and...  more
  • 24

    Run a Crooked Mile

    Mary Tyler Moore, Louis Jourdan
    6
    7

    Released1969

    Directed byGene Levitt

    Run a Crooked Mile is a 1969 made-for-TV thriller in which Louis Jourdan stars as Richard Stuart, an ordinary schoolteacher who, whilst on holiday, is a witness to a murder in a private secluded...  more
  • 25

    X-15

    Mary Tyler Moore, Charles Bronson
    12
    15

    Released1961

    Directed byRichard Donner

    X-15 is a 1961 dramatic aviation film that presents a fictionalized account of the X-15 research rocket plane program, the test pilots who flew the aircraft and the associated NASA community that...  more