The Best Meredith Baxter Movies

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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.

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

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Most divisive: Miracle on the 17th Green
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  • A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story
    Meredith Baxter, Kelli Williams, Stephen Root
    19 votes
    • Released: 1992
    • Directed by: Dick Lowry
    A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story is a 1992 film directed by Dick Lowry.
  • All the President's Men
    Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman, Jack Warden
    8 votes
    • Released: 1976
    • Directed by: Alan J. Pakula
    All the President's Men is a gripping political drama that unravels in the wake of the Watergate scandal. This fact-based film follows Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward (Robert Redford) and Carl Bernstein (Dustin Hoffman) as they dig into a petty burglary case, only to discover a massive conspiracy reaching the top echelons of power. Directed by Alan J. Pakula, this critically acclaimed film won four Academy Awards. It meticulously recreates the tense atmosphere of 1970s newsrooms while shedding light on one of the biggest political scandals in American history.

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  • Murder on the Orient Express
    Alfred Molina, Meredith Baxter, Leslie Caron
    6 votes
    • 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 present day and has a smaller cast than the novel. The original music score was composed by Christopher Franke.
  • The Rape of Richard Beck
    Richard Crenna, Meredith Baxter, George Dzundza
    6 votes
    • Released: 1985
    • Directed by: Karen Arthur
    Richard Beck (Richard Crenna) is a veteran Seattle cop with little sympathy for victims of sexual assault. Beck's world is turned upside down, however, when his loose-cannon tactics get him reassigned to the city's sex crimes department and result in his own rape at the hands of two surly thugs. After, with the help of rape counselor Barbara McKee (Meredith Baxter Birney), the formerly chauvinistic cop experiences a drastic change of heart on the issue, feeling compassion for the first time.
  • A Christmas Visitor

    A Christmas Visitor

    Meredith Baxter, Lindy Booth, Dean McDermott
    5 votes
    • 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 Christopher Leitch.

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  • Kate's Secret
    Ed Asner, Mackenzie Phillips, Meredith Baxter
    12 votes
    • 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 and mother who is secretly suffering from bulimia nervosa, was an attempt to realistically portray the eating disorder.