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The Best Meredith Baxter Movies 

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Updated June 11, 2019 161 votes 57 voters 6.5k views 25 items

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

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

Darkness Before Dawn and Mickey's 60th Birthday are included on this list.

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Meredith Baxter, Kelli Williams, Stephen Root

Released: 1992

Directed by: Dick Lowry

A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story is a 1992 film directed by Dick Lowry.
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Richard Nixon, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford

Released: 1976

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

All the President's Men is a 1976 American political thriller film directed by Alan J. Pakula. The screenplay by William Goldman is based on the 1974 non-fiction book of the same name by Carl ...more

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William Shatner, Susan Dey, Greer Garson

Released: 1978

Directed by: David Lowell Rich

Little Women is a 1978 romantic family drama television film directed by David Lowell Rich and based upon Louisa May Alcott's novel of the same name. The screenplay was written by Suzanne ...more
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Ed Asner, Mackenzie Phillips, Meredith Baxter

Released: 1986

Directed by: Arthur Allan Seidelman

Kate's Secret is a 1986 television film starring Meredith Baxter Birney, Ben Masters, Tracy Nelson, and Edward Asner. The film's plot, about a seemingly "perfect" suburban housewife ...more

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Alfred Molina, Meredith Baxter, Leslie Caron

Released: 2001

Directed by: Carl Schenkel

Murder on the Orient Express is a 2001 made-for-television movie, based on the 1934 novel Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie, featuring Hercule Poirot. This version is set in the ...more
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Kirsten Dunst, Meredith Baxter, Stephen Lang

Released: 1993

Directed by: John Patterson

Darkness Before Dawn is a 1993 film directed by John Tiffen Patterson.
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Meredith Baxter, Joanna Kerns, Richard Crenna

Released: 1985

Directed by: Karen Arthur

The Rape of Richard Beck is a 1985 American television movie.
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Meredith Baxter, Joanna Gleason, Nick Mancuso

Released: 1994

Directed by: John Kent Harrison

For the Love of Aaron is a 1994 drama film written by Peter Silverman and directed by John Kent Harrison
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Meredith Baxter, Peter Facinelli, Mae Whitman

Released: 1996

Directed by: Glenn Jordan

After Jimmy is a 1996 CBS TV movie, based on a true story, starring Meredith Baxter as a woman, with her family, mourning the suicide death of her teenage son. As of 2008, the film has not been ...more
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Paradise, Texas Meredith Baxter, Polly Bergen, Timothy Bottoms

Released: 2005

Directed by: Lorraine Senna

Paradise, Texas is a 2006 family drama film directed by Lorraine Senna and starring Timothy Bottoms, Ben Estus, and Meredith Baxter. Premiering at the 2006 WorldFest Film Festival, Paradise, ...more
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Tara Reid, Meredith Baxter, Kevin Ian Pardue

Released: 2003

Directed by: Joel Viertel

Devil's Pond is a 2003 American direct-to-video thriller film directed by Joel Viertel, who co-wrote it with Alek Friedman and Mora Stephens. It stars Kip Pardue and Tara Reid. It tells the tale ...more
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Meredith Baxter, Arthur O'Connell, Joseph Campanella

Released: 1972

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Ben is a 1972 horror film about a young boy and his pet rat, Ben. The film is a sequel to the 1971 film Willard. The theme song, "Ben", is performed by pop singer Michael Jackson. It ...more
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Evan Rachel Wood, Meredith Baxter, Diana Scarwid

Released: 1999

Directed by: Gregory Goodell

Down Will Come Baby is a true-story American thriller drama based on a book by Gloria Murphy. It was released in 1999 on the CBS network.
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Meredith Baxter, Sarah Lieving, Scott Valentine

Released: 2010

Directed by: John Willis III

Airline Disaster is a disaster film by The Asylum, released in 2010.
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Kirstie Alley, Kelsey Grammer, Michael J. Fox

Released: 1988

Directed by: Scot Garen, Joie Albrecht

Mickey's 60th Birthday is the 1988 television special broadcast on the Walt Disney anthology television series on November 18, 1988 on NBC. As the title suggests, it was produced for the 60th ...more
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Meredith Baxter, Barbara Barrie, Jamey Sheridan

Released: 1994

Directed by: Betty Thomas

My Breast is a 1994 drama film written by Joyce Wadler and directed by Betty Thomas.
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Meredith Baxter, Ronny Cox, Natasha Gregson Wagner

Released: 2004

Directed by: Georg Stanford Brown

Angel in the Family is a 2004 drama film written by Duane Poole and directed by Georg Stanford Brown.
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Bound by a Secret Meredith Baxter, Lesley Ann Warren, Timothy Bottoms

Released: 2009

Directed by: David S. Cass Sr.

Bound by a Secret is a 2009 drama TV movie written by Darrell V. Orme Mann and directed by David S. Cass Sr.
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Meredith Baxter, Ernie Hudson, Robert Urich

Released: 1999

Directed by: Michael Switzer

Miracle on the 17th Green is a 1999 TV film directed by Michael Switzer.
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A Christmas Visitor Meredith Baxter, Lindy Booth, Dean McDermott

Released: 2002

Directed by: Christopher Leitch

A Christmas Visitor is a 2002 American television film starring William Devane, Meredith Baxter and Dean McDermott. It was written by George Samerjan and David Saperstein, and directed by ...more
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Meredith Baxter, Thomas Gibson, Brigid Brannagh

Released: 1997

Directed by: Bobby Roth

The Inheritance is a 1997 TV movie directed by Bobby Roth.
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Patricia Heaton, Anna Chlumsky, Sanaa Lathan

Released: 1997

Directed by: Arthur Allan Seidelman

Miracle in the Woods is a 1997 film directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman.
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Man of Miracles is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Meredith Baxter Movies
Man of Miracles John Ritter, Joanna García, Meredith Baxter

Released: 1999

Directed by: Larry Peerce

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Crash Course Meredith Baxter, Eric Lively, Alan Rosenberg

Released: 2001

Directed by: Tom Rickman

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The Mostly Unfabulous So... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Meredith Baxter Movies
The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green Meredith Baxter, Richard Riehle, Reichen Lehmkuhl
The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green is a film based on a comic strip.