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The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies

Updated September 24, 2019 2.7k votes 444 voters 38.4k views61 items

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

Best known for portraying the quintessential heroine Ellen Ripley in Alien and its sequels, Sigourney Weaver has also starred in blockbuster comedies Ghostbusters and Galaxy Quest. The two-time Golden Globe winner is also great at playing villains as seen in her performances in Holes and Chappie

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

This is a list that includes films like Gorillas in the Mist, Working Girl, and The Ice Storm.

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    Aliens is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    Aliens

    Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton

    Released1986

    Directed byJames Cameron

    Aliens is a 1986 American science-fiction action horror film written and directed by James... more on Wikipedia
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    Alien is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    Alien

    Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt

    Released1979

    Directed byRidley Scott

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    Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    Ghostbusters

    Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver

    Released1984

    Directed byIvan Reitman

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    Galaxy Quest is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    Galaxy Quest

    Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman

    Released1999

    Directed byDean Parisot

    Galaxy Quest is a 1999 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Dean Parisot... more on Wikipedia

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    Avatar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    Avatar

    Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2009

    Directed byJames Cameron

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    Gorillas in the Mist is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    Gorillas in the Mist

    Sigourney Weaver, Iain Glen

    Released1988

    Directed byMichael Apted

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    Alien: Resurrection is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    Alien: Resurrection

    Winona Ryder, Sigourney Weaver

    Released1997

    Directed byJean-Pierre Jeunet

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    Copycat is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    Copycat

    Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter

    Released1995

    Directed byJon Amiel

    Copycat is a 1995 American psychological thriller, starring Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter and... more on Wikipedia

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    Working Girl is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    Working Girl

    Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford

    Released1988

    Directed byMike Nichols

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    Alien 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    Alien 3

    Sigourney Weaver, Charles Dance

    Released1992

    Directed byDavid Fincher

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    Dave is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    Dave

    Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver

    Released1993

    Directed byIvan Reitman

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    The Year of Living Dangerously is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    The Year of Living Dangerously

    Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver

    Released1982

    Directed byPeter Weir

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    The Cold Light of Day is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    The Cold Light of Day

    Bruce Willis, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2012

    Directed byMabrouk El Mechri

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    WALL-E is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    WALL-E

    Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman

    Released2008

    Directed byAndrew Stanton

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    Be Kind Rewind is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    Be Kind Rewind

    Sigourney Weaver, Jack Black

    Released2008

    Directed byMichel Gondry

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    Holes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    Holes

    Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2003

    Directed byAndrew Davis

    Holes is a 2003 American comedy-drama adventure film based on the 1998 novel of the same title... more on Wikipedia

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    Heartbreakers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    Heartbreakers

    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Silverman

    Released2001

    Directed byDavid Mirkin

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    Ghostbusters II is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    Ghostbusters II

    Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver

    Released1989

    Directed byIvan Reitman

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    The Ice Storm is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    The Ice Storm

    Katie Holmes, Christina Ricci

    Released1997

    Directed byAng Lee

    The Ice Storm is a 1997 American drama film directed by Ang Lee, based on the 1994 novel of... more on Wikipedia
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    Death and the Maiden is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    Death and the Maiden

    Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley

    Released1994

    Directed byRoman Polanski

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    Cedar Rapids is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    Cedar Rapids

    Sigourney Weaver, Anne Heche

    Released2011

    Directed byMiguel Arteta

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    The Village is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    The Village

    Bryce Dallas Howard, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2004

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

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    A Map of the World is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    A Map of the World

    Julianne Moore, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2000

    Directed byScott Elliott

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    Prayers for Bobby is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    Prayers for Bobby

    Sigourney Weaver, Henry Czerny

    Released2009

    Directed byRussell Mulcahy

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    The Sorrows of Gin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
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    The Sorrows of Gin

    Sigourney Weaver, Edward Herrmann

    Released1979

    Directed byJack Hofsiss

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