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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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    Thoroughly Modern Millie

    Julie Andrews, Mary Tyler Moore

    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

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    Six Weeks

    Mary Tyler Moore, Dudley Moore

    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
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    Flirting with Disaster

    Ben Stiller, Mary Tyler Moore

    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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    Change of Habit

    Elvis Presley, Mary Tyler Moore

    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
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    Ordinary People

    Mary Tyler Moore, Donald Sutherland

    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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    The Last Best Year

    Mary Tyler Moore, Bernadette Peters

    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
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    Heartsounds

    Mary Tyler Moore, James Garner

    Released1984

    Directed byGlenn Jordan

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

    Mary Tyler Moore, Kyra Sedgwick

    Released2000

    Directed byTracy Alexson

    Labor Pains is a 2000 romantic comedy film directed by Tracy Alexson....  more
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    Released2004

    Directed byArthur Allan Seidelman

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    Against The Current

    Michelle Trachtenberg, Mary Tyler Moore

    Released2009

    Directed byPeter Callahan

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

    Mary Tyler Moore

    Directed byEric Laneuville

    Stolen Babies is a 1993 film directed by Eric Laneuville....
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    Keys to Tulsa

    Cameron Diaz, Mary Tyler Moore

    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
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    Stolen Memories: Secrets from the Rose Garden

    Mary Tyler Moore, Allison Mack

    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
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    What's So Bad About Feeling Good?

    Mary Tyler Moore, George Peppard

    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
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    Cheats

    Mary Tyler Moore, Jewel Staite

    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
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    How the Toys Saved Christmas

    Mary Tyler Moore, Tony Randall

    Released1996

    Directed byEnzo D'Alò

    How the Toys Saved Christmas is a 1996 Italian animated film directed by Enzo D'Alò....  more
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    Gore Vidal's Lincoln

    Mary Tyler Moore, Sam Waterston

    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
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    Once Upon a Horse

    Mary Tyler Moore, Max Baer

    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
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    X-15

    Mary Tyler Moore, Charles Bronson

    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
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    Don't Just Stand There!

    Mary Tyler Moore, Robert Wagner

    Released1968

    Directed byRon Winston

    Don't Just Stand There! is a 1968 comedy film directed by Ron Winston....
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    Finnegan Begin Again

    Mary Tyler Moore, Sam Waterston

    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
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    Miss Lettie and Me

    Mary Tyler Moore, Burt Reynolds

    Released2002

    Directed byIan Barry

    Miss Lettie and Me is a 2002 drama TV movie directed by Ian Barry and written by Dalene Young....  more
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    The Gin Game

    Mary Tyler Moore, Dick Van Dyke

    Released2003

    Directed byArvin Brown

    The Gin Game is a 2003 film directed by Arvin Brown....
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    First, You Cry

    Mary Tyler Moore, Don Johnson

    Released1978

    Directed byGeorge Schaefer

    First, You Cry is a 1978 TV movie directed by George Schaefer....
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    Run a Crooked Mile

    Mary Tyler Moore, Louis Jourdan

    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