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The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies  

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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.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Sigourney Weaver movies?" and "What are the greatest Sigourney Weaver roles of all time?"

Sigourney Weaver has worked with many famous directors, including big names like M. Night Shyamalan and Roman Polanski. Movie fans who love Sigourney Weaver have also been known to enjoy films starring Linda Hamilton and Whoopi Goldberg.

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Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Michael Biehn
Aliens is a 1986 American science-fiction action horror film written and directed by James Cameron, produced by his then-wife Gale Anne Hurd, and starring Sigourney Weaver, Carrie Henn, Michael ...more
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Alien is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
Sigourney Weaver, John Hurt, Ian Holm
Alien is a 1979 science fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott. The crew of the commercial space tug Nostromo encounter the eponymous Alien, a deadly and aggressive extraterrestrial set ...more
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Sigourney Weaver, Iain Glen, Bryan Brown
Gorillas in the Mist is a 1988 American drama film directed by Michael Apted and starring Sigourney Weaver as naturalist Dian Fossey. It tells the true story of her work in Rwanda with Mountain ...more
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Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd
Ghostbusters is a 1984 American sci-fi-fantasy comedy film, directed and produced by Ivan Reitman and written by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis. The film stars Bill Murray, Aykroyd, and Ramis as ...more
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Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tim Allen
Galaxy Quest is a 1999 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Dean Parisot and written by David Howard and Robert Gordon. The film follows the adventures of a troupe of actors ...more
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Avatar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sigourney Weaver Movies
Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez
Avatar is a 2009 American epic science fiction film written and directed by James Cameron, and starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Joel David Moore, Giovanni ...more
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Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter, Harry Connick
Copycat is a 1995 American psychological thriller, starring Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter and Dermot Mulroney. The film was directed by Jon Amiel, with a score composed by Christopher Young.
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Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey
Working Girl is a 1988 romantic comedy-drama film written by Kevin Wade and directed by Mike Nichols. It tells the story of a Staten Island-raised secretary, Tess McGill, working in the mergers ...more
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Sigourney Weaver, Charles Dance, Paul McGann
Alien 3 is a 1992 American science-fiction horror film and the debut feature film of director David Fincher. The film is the third installment of the Alien film series. The film takes place ...more
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Winona Ryder, Sigourney Weaver, Ron Perlman
Alien: Resurrection is a 1997 American science fiction action horror film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and written by Joss Whedon. It is the fourth installment in the Alien film series, and ...more
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Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Linda Hunt
The Year of Living Dangerously is a 1982 drama film directed by Peter Weir and adapted from the novel The Year of Living Dangerously by Christopher Koch. The story is about a love affair set in ...more
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Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd
Ghostbusters II is a 1989 American science fiction fantasy comedy film produced and directed by Ivan Reitman. It is the sequel to the 1984 film Ghostbusters and follows the further adventures of ...more
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Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Frank Langella
Dave is a 1993 American political comedy film directed by Ivan Reitman. To avoid a potentially explosive scandal when the U.S. President goes into a deep sleep, an affable temp agency owner ...more
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Katie Holmes, Christina Ricci, Sigourney Weaver
The Ice Storm is a 1997 American drama film directed by Ang Lee, based on the 1994 novel of the same name by Rick Moody. The film features an ensemble cast of Kevin Kline, Joan Allen, Tobey ...more
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Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman, Kathy Najimy
WALL-E is a 2008 American computer-animated science-fiction comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Andrew Stanton, the story follows a ...more
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Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver, Patricia Arquette
Holes is a 2003 American comedy-drama adventure film based on the 1998 novel of the same title by Louis Sachar, with Shia LaBeouf as the lead role of Stanley Yelnats IV and also starring Khleo ...more
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Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Stuart Wilson
Death and the Maiden is a 1994 mystery drama film directed by Roman Polanski.
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Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Silverman, Carrie Fisher
Heartbreakers is a 2001 caper-romantic comedy film directed by David Mirkin. It stars Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ray Liotta, Jason Lee, and Gene Hackman. Weaver was nominated for a ...more
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Julianne Moore, Sigourney Weaver, Chloë Sevigny
A Map of the World is a 1999 drama film directed by Scott Elliott.
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Sigourney Weaver, Henry Czerny, Carly Schroeder
Prayers for Bobby is a 2009 television film that premiered on the Lifetime network on January 24, 2009. It is based on the book, Prayers for Bobby: A Mother's Coming to Terms with the Suicide of ...more
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Bryce Dallas Howard, Sigourney Weaver, Joaquin Phoenix
The Village is a 2004 American psychological thriller film, written, produced, and directed by M. Night Shyamalan, and starring Bryce Dallas Howard, Joaquin Phoenix, Adrien Brody, William Hurt ...more
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Kristen Bell, Dwayne Johnson, Jamie Lee Curtis
You Again is a 2010 American comedy film directed by Andy Fickman and written by Moe Jelline. The film stars Kristen Bell, Jamie Lee Curtis, Sigourney Weaver, Odette Yustman and Betty White. The ...more
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Sigourney Weaver, Frank Langella, Gérard Depardieu
1492: Conquest of Paradise is an epic 1992 European adventure/drama film directed by Ridley Scott and written by Roselyne Bosch, which tells the fictionalized story of the discovery of the New ...more
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Steven Spielberg, Sigourney Weaver, Kristen Wiig
Paul is a 2011 British-American science fiction road comedy film directed by Greg Mottola and written by and starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. The film is about two British science fiction ...more
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Morgan Freeman, Sigourney Weaver, James Woods
Eyewitness is a 1981 thriller film about a television news reporter and a janitor who team up to solve a murder. The film was directed by Peter Yates, written by Steve Tesich and stars William ...more