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The Best Meg Tilly Movies

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

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

Items here include everything from Masquerade to Journey.

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  • 1

    Agnes of God

    Jane Fonda, Anne Bancroft
    46
    6

    Released1985

    Directed byNorman Jewison

    Agnes of God is a 1985 American film starring Jane Fonda, Anne Bancroft and Meg Tilly, about a novice nun who gives birth and insists that the dead child was the result of a virgin conception. A...  more
  • 2

    The Two Jakes

    Jack Nicholson, Tom Waits
    32
    4

    Released1990

    Directed byJack Nicholson

    The Two Jakes is a 1990 American Neo-noir mystery film, and the sequel to the 1974 film Chinatown. Directed by and starring Jack Nicholson, it also features Harvey Keitel, Meg Tilly, Madeleine Stowe,...  more
  • 3

    Psycho II

    Anthony Perkins, Dennis Franz
    35
    10

    Released1983

    Directed byRichard Franklin

    Psycho II is a 1983 American psychological horror slasher film directed by Richard Franklin and written by Tom Holland. It is the first sequel to Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and second film in the...  more

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  • 4

    Leaving Normal

    Meg Tilly, Christine Lahti
    24
    6

    Released1992

    Directed byEdward Zwick

    Leaving Normal is a 1992 American comedy-drama road film directed by Edward Zwick and starring Christine Lahti and Meg Tilly. Written by Ed Solomon, the film is about the cross country adventure of...  more
  • 5

    Tex

    Matt Dillon, Emilio Estevez
    15
    2

    Released1982

    Directed byTim Hunter

    Tex is a 1982 drama film directed by Tim Hunter and written by Charles S. Haas, based on the novel of the same name by S. E. Hinton. Matt Dillon and Jim Metzler play brothers who struggle after their...  more
  • 6

    Sleep with Me

    Quentin Tarantino, Parker Posey
    13
    2

    Released1994

    Directed byRory Kelly

    Sleep With Me is a 1994 American romantic comedy film directed by Rory Kelly and starring Meg Tilly, Eric Stoltz and Craig Sheffer, who play good friends that become involved in a love triangle, a...  more
  • 7

    The Girl in a Swing

    Meg Tilly, Elspet Gray
    9
    2

    Released1988

    Directed byGordon Hessler

    The Girl in a Swing is a 1988 American supernatural thriller film directed by Gordon Hessler and starring Meg Tilly, Rupert Frazer, Nicholas Le Prevost, and Elspet Gray. Based on the 1980 novel The...  more
  • 8

    Masquerade

    Rob Lowe, Kim Cattrall
    9
    2

    Released1988

    Directed byBob Swaim

    Masquerade is a 1988 American romance mystery thriller film directed by Bob Swaim and starring Rob Lowe, Meg Tilly, Kim Cattrall, and Doug Savant. Written by Dick Wolf, the film is about a recently...  more
  • 9

    Primal Secrets

    Ellen Burstyn, Meg Tilly
    7
    2

    Released1994

    Directed byEd Kaplan

    Primal Secrets is a 1994 crime mystery thriller film written by John Gay, Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat and directed by Ed Kaplan....  more
  • 10

    The Big Chill

    Glenn Close, Kevin Kline
    15
    12

    Released1983

    Directed byLawrence Kasdan

    The Big Chill is a 1983 American comedy-drama film directed by Lawrence Kasdan, starring Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt, Kevin Kline, Mary Kay Place, Meg Tilly, and JoBeth...  more

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  • 11

    One Dark Night

    Adam West, E.G. Daily
    4
    0

    Released1983

    Directed byTom McLoughlin

    One Dark Night is a 1983 American horror film starring Meg Tilly. Although released in theaters in 1983 by Comworld Pictures, it was filmed two years earlier....  more
  • 12

    Journey

    Eliza Dushku, Frances Conroy
    4
    0

    Released1995

    Directed byTom McLoughlin

    Journey is a film directed by Tom McLoughlin released on Dec 10, 1995....  more
  • 13

    Valmont

    Annette Bening, Colin Firth
    8
    4

    Released1989

    Directed byMiloš Forman

    Valmont is a 1989 French-American drama film directed by Miloš Forman and starring Colin Firth, Annette Bening, and Meg Tilly. Based on the 1782 French novel Les Liaisons dangereuses by Choderlos de...  more
  • 14

    Impulse

    Bill Paxton, Meg Tilly
    4
    1

    Released1984

    Directed byGraham Baker

    Impulse is a 1984 science fiction thriller film....  more

    #303 of 320 The Greatest Disaster Movies of All Time#24 of 57 The Best Bill Paxton Movies#6 of 27 The Best '80s Disaster Movies

  • 15

    In The Best Interest Of The Child

    Angela Bassett, Meg Tilly
    8
    4

    Released1990

    Directed byDavid Greene

    In The Best Interest Of The Child is a 1990 drama film directed by David Greene and written by Hal Sitowitz. ....
  • 16

    Fame

    Debbie Allen, Irene Cara
    7
    4

    Released1980

    Directed byAlan Parker

    Fame is a 1980 American musical film conceived and produced by David De Silva and directed by Alan Parker. Its screenplay is by Christopher Gore, its choreography by Louis Falco and musical score by...  more

    #225 of 1,195 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#11 of 111 The Best Dance Movies Ever Made#469 of 781 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

  • 17

    Body Snatchers

    Forest Whitaker, Gabrielle Anwar
    5
    4

    Released1993

    Directed byAbel Ferrara

    Body Snatchers is a 1993 American science fiction horror film loosely based on the 1955 novel The Body Snatchers by Jack Finney. The film was directed by Abel Ferrara, starring Gabrielle Anwar, Billy...  more
  • 18

    Off Beat

    Harvey Keitel, John Turturro
    4
    9

    Released1986

    Directed byMichael Dinner

    Off Beat is a 1986 comedy film about a young librarian who impersonates a police officer. The film was directed by Michael Dinner, and stars Judge Reinhold, Meg Tilly, and Cleavant Derricks....  more