Every Meg Ryan Movie, Ranked By Fans

Over 900 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of Every Meg Ryan Movie, Ranked By Fans
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Vote for your favorite Meg Ryan movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

Over 900 movie fans have come together to vote on this list of the best Meg Ryan movies. Throughout her career, Meg Ryan has become a beloved figure in Hollywood with her charming personality and captivating performances. From romantic comedies to dramatic roles, she has showcased her versatility as an actress.

The films on this list are not only memorable because of Ryan's exceptional acting but also for their unique storylines and timeless appeal. The movies on this list capture different stages of life through relatable characters that make us laugh, cry, and reflect on our own experiences.

Whether you're looking for a feel-good romantic comedy or a thought-provoking drama that explores complex relationships, this ranked list has something for everyone. You'll find classic favorites like When Harry Met Sally and Sleepless in Seattle alongside lesser-known gems such as Innerspace.

So grab some popcorn and get ready to be entertained. As you browse through the following rankings, remember to vote up your favorite Meg Ryan movies so they can rise to the top.

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  • When Harry Met Sally...
    1
    Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher
    258 votes
    • Released: 1989
    • Directed by: Rob Reiner
    In the classic rom-com When Harry Met Sally..., Harry Burns (Billy Crystal) and Sally Albright (Meg Ryan) find their lives intertwined over a span of 12 years. Initially meeting during a shared car ride from Chicago to New York, their relationship transforms from strangers to friends, challenging the question - can men and women be just friends? Directed by Rob Reiner, this film offers a humorous and touching portrayal of friendship and love. Nora Ephron's witty screenplay, which won a BAFTA award for Best Original Screenplay, brilliantly captures the complexity of modern relationships.

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  • Sleepless in Seattle
    2
    Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Bill Pullman
    250 votes
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: Nora Ephron
    In Sleepless in Seattle, Sam Baldwin (Tom Hanks), a widower, sparks nationwide interest when his son Jonah (Ross Malinger) calls into a radio talk show. Across the country, Annie Reed (Meg Ryan), a journalist, hears Sam's poignant story and becomes intrigued by him. As fate would have it, their paths cross in a climactic meeting atop the Empire State Building. This romantic drama, directed by Nora Ephron, garnered two Oscar nominations and is hailed for its charming blend of comedy and pathos. It's a testament to love transcending boundaries.

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  • You've Got Mail
    3
    Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Parker Posey
    258 votes
    • Released: 1998
    • Directed by: Nora Ephron
    In the romantic comedy You've Got Mail, Kathleen Kelly (Meg Ryan) is a charming bookstore owner in New York City. She finds herself enamored with an anonymous pen pal she meets online, unaware he is none other than her business rival, Joe Fox (Tom Hanks), who owns a large bookselling chain. As their digital love story unfolds amidst the backdrop of the bustling Big Apple, their real-life animosity takes a surprising turn. This delightful film, directed by Nora Ephron, explores themes of modern romance and identity in the age of the internet.

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  • French Kiss
    4
    Meg Ryan, Kevin Kline, Timothy Hutton
    167 votes
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan
    When Kate (Meg Ryan) learns that her fiance, Charlie (Timothy Hutton), has become smitten with a young Parisian woman, she boards a plane for France. She is seated next to Luc (Kevin Kline), a small-time crook who uses her to smuggle a stolen necklace, leading Luc to the hotel where she's staying to confront Charlie. As Kate and Luc get to know each other, their sarcastic rapport grows warmer, and Kate must decide where her heart truly lies as Charlie tries to win her back.

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  • Kate & Leopold
    5
    Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber
    142 votes
    • Released: 2001
    • Directed by: James Mangold
    In the romantic comedy, Kate & Leopold, Kate (Meg Ryan), a modern-day executive, finds her world turned upside down when she crosses paths with Leopold (Hugh Jackman), a dashing gentleman from the 19th century. The film explores their unlikely romance as they navigate the vast cultural differences between their respective eras. Directed by James Mangold, this movie cleverly blends elements of fantasy and period drama into its love story. For his performance, Hugh Jackman garnered a Golden Globe nomination, further enhancing the film's charm.

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  • When a Man Loves a Woman
    6
    Andy Garcia, Meg Ryan, Lauren Tom
    121 votes
    • Released: 1994
    • Directed by: Luis Mandoki
    A wife and mother of two daughters, Alice Green (Meg Ryan) has developed a severe drinking problem. While her husband, Michael (Andy Garcia), has been patient in dealing with this issue, it soon becomes clear that he has been enabling her alcoholism. When her addiction threatens her children's safety, Alice decides to enter a rehab clinic. Upon returning home, she finds that her new lifestyle causes an unexpected rift with Michael, leading to some soul-searching for the couple.