The Best Melissa Gilbert Movies

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

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

List ranges from Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A. to Sylvester, plus much more.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Melissa Gilbert movies?" and "What are the greatest Melissa Gilbert roles of all time?"
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    • Released: 1983
  • Little House on the Prairie
    Melissa Gilbert, Michael Landon, Melissa Sue Anderson
    • Released: 1974
    • Directed by: Michael Landon
  • Sylvester
    Melissa Gilbert, Richard Farnsworth, Michael Schoeffling
    • Released: 1985
    • Directed by: Tim Hunter
  • Thicker than Water
    Melissa Gilbert, Lindsay Wagner, Nan Martin
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: David S. Cass Sr.
  • The Miracle Worker
    Melissa Gilbert, Patty Duke, Diana Muldaur
    • Released: 1979
    • Directed by: Paul Aaron
  • Danielle Steel's Zoya
    Diana Rigg, Melissa Gilbert, David Warner
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Richard A. Colla
  • Blood Vows: The Story of a Mafia Wife
    Melissa Gilbert, Eileen Brennan, Talia Shire
    • Released: 1987
    • Directed by: Paul Wendkos
  • Family Secrets
    James Spader, Melissa Gilbert, Stefanie Powers
    • Released: 1984
    • Directed by: Jack Hofsiss
  • Choices of the Heart
    Melissa Gilbert, Martin Sheen, Mike Farrell
    • Released: 1983
    • Directed by: Joseph Sargent
  • Killer Instinct
    Woody Harrelson, Melissa Gilbert, Kevin Conroy
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: Waris Hussein
  • Lisa Picard Is Famous
    Sandra Bullock, Charlie Sheen, Carrie Fisher
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Griffin Dunne
  • Safe Harbour
    Melissa Gilbert, Liana Liberato, Katie Walder
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Bill Corcoran
  • The Soul Collector
    Hilary Duff, Melissa Gilbert, Bruce Greenwood
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Michael Scott
  • The Diary of Anne Frank
    Melissa Gilbert, Doris Roberts, Joan Plowright
    • Released: 1980
    • Directed by: Boris Sagal
  • Splendor in the Grass
    Michelle Pfeiffer, Melissa Gilbert, Ned Beatty
    • Released: 1981
    • Directed by: Richard C. Sarafian
  • Undesirable
    Melissa Gilbert, Matthew Lawrence, Michael Gross
    • Released: 1992
    • Directed by: Michael Switzer
  • The Babymaker: The Dr. Cecil Jacobson Story
    Melissa Gilbert, George Dzundza, Tom Verica
    • Released: 1994
    • Directed by: Arlene Sanford
  • Mistaken Identity
    Melissa Gilbert, Rosanna Arquette, David Andrews
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Douglas Barr
  • A Family of Strangers
    William Shatner, Melissa Gilbert, Patty Duke
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: Sheldon Larry
  • Nutcracker Fantasy
    Christopher Lee, Melissa Gilbert, Eva Gabor
    • Released: 1979
    • Directed by: Takeo Nakamura
  • Hollywood Wives: The New Generation
    Farrah Fawcett, Melissa Gilbert, Kandyse McClure
    • Released: 2003
    • Directed by: Joyce Chopra
  • Forbidden Nights
    Melissa Gilbert, Melissa Sue Anderson, Robin Shou
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: Waris Hussein
  • Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A.
    Kurt Russell, Melissa Gilbert
    • Released: 1977
    • Directed by: Jud Taylor
  • Joshua's Heart
    Melissa Gilbert, Matthew Lawrence, Tim Matheson
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: Michael Pressman
  • Heart of the Storm
    Melissa Gilbert, Tom Cavanagh, Marcus Lyle Brown
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: Charles Wilkinson