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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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Alien is listed (or ranked) 1 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, and starring Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm and Yaphet Kotto. ...more

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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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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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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, 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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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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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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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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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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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 coma, an affable temp agency owner (Kevin ...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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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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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, 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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Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Stuart Wilson Death and the Maiden is a 1994 mystery drama film directed by Roman Polanski.

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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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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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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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Kate Bosworth, Sigourney Weaver, Keri Russell The Girl in the Park is a 2007 drama film by David Auburn, who makes his directorial debut here after having written the films Proof in 2005 and The Lake House in 2006. It stars Sigourney ...more

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Sigourney Weaver, Carrie-Anne Moss, Mark McKinney Snow Cake is a 2006 independent drama film directed by Marc Evans and starring Alan Rickman, Sigourney Weaver, Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Hampshire, and Callum Keith Rennie. It was released on ...more

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Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Steve Martin Baby Mama is a 2008 comedy film from Universal Pictures written and directed by Michael McCullers and starring Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Sigourney Weaver, Greg Kinnear, Romany Malco, Dax Shepard ...more

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Woody Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Christopher Walken Annie Hall is a 1977 American romantic comedy directed by Woody Allen from a screenplay he co-wrote with Marshall Brickman. Produced by Allen's manager, Charles H. Joffe, the film stars Allen as ...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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Bruce Willis, Sigourney Weaver, Henry Cavill The Cold Light of Day is a 2012 American/Spanish action film directed by Mabrouk El Mechri, starring Henry Cavill, Bruce Willis, and Sigourney Weaver. The film is about Will, who finds that his ...more

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Sigourney Weaver, Sam Neill, Monica Keena Snow White: A Tale of Terror is a 1997 American fantasy and horror television film based on the "Snow White" fairy tale. Also known as Snow White in the Black Forest, it was directed ...more

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Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Williams, Jeff Daniels Imaginary Heroes is a 2004 American drama film written and directed by Dan Harris. It focuses on the traumatic effect the suicide of the elder son has on a suburban family.

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Sigourney Weaver, Patrick Stewart, Kevin Nealon Jeffrey is a 1995 American gay romantic comedy directed by Christopher Ashley. It is based on a play depicting the life and times of Richard Jeffrey by Paul Rudnick, who also wrote the ...more

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Sigourney Weaver, Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins Abduction is a 2011 American action thriller film directed by John Singleton and stars Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins, Sigourney Weaver, Maria Bello, Jason Isaacs, Michael Nyqvist, and Alfred ...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

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Sandra Bullock, Daniel Craig Infamous is a 2006 American drama film based on the 1997 book by George Plimpton, Truman Capote: In Which Various Friends, Enemies, Acquaintances, and Detractors Recall His Turbulent Career. It ...more

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Kate Mara, Sigourney Weaver, John Ritter Tadpole is a 2002 American romantic comedy film directed by Gary Winick and written by Heather McGowan and Niels Mueller. It stars Sigourney Weaver, Bebe Neuwirth, Aaron Stanford, John Ritter, ...more

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Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Sam Worthington Avatar 2 is a 2016 action adventure film written and directed by James Cameron.

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Sigourney Weaver, Jack Black, Mos Def Be Kind Rewind is a 2008 comedy-drama film from New Line Cinema, written and directed by Michel Gondry and starring Jack Black, Mos Def, Melonie Diaz, Danny Glover and Mia Farrow. The film first ...more

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The Sorrows of Gin Sigourney Weaver, Edward Herrmann, Rachel Roberts The Sorrows of Gin is a 1979 Drama film written by Wendy Wasserstein and directed by Jack Hofsiss.

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Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Dennis Quaid Vantage Point is a 2008 thriller film. It is directed by Pete Travis and stars Dennis Quaid, Forest Whitaker, Matthew Fox, William Hurt and Sigourney Weaver. The release date is set at February ...more

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Sigourney Weaver, Michael Caine, Niall O'Brien Half Moon Street is a 1986 British-American erotic thriller film about an American woman working at a British escort service who becomes involved in the political intrigues surrounding one of ...more

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Sigourney Weaver, Anne Heche, John C. Reilly Cedar Rapids is a 2011 American comedy film directed by Miguel Arteta. The script, written by Phil Johnston, was included on the 2009 Black List, a Hollywood list of the most popular unproduced ...more

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Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sigourney Weaver, Andy Dick Happily N'Ever After is a 2007 film.

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Sigourney Weaver, Gérard Depardieu, Ruth Westheimer Une Femme ou Deux is a French film made in 1985. It is a comedy which lasts about 97 mins. It was directed by Daniel Vigne who was also the screenwriter along with Elizabeth Rappeneau. The cast ...more

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Robert De Niro, Sigourney Weaver, Elizabeth Olsen Red Lights is a 2012 Spanish-American thriller film written and directed by Rodrigo Cortés and starring Cillian Murphy, Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro, Toby Jones, Elizabeth Olsen, ...more

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Leelee Sobieski, Danny Glover, Steve Zahn Night Train is a 2009 mystery-thriller film produced by Rifkin-Eberts Productions and stars Danny Glover, Leelee Sobieski, Steve Zahn, and Matthias Schweighöfer. It pays homage to a variety ...more

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Sigourney Weaver, Angie Dickinson, Rosanna Arquette Big Bad Love is a 2001 film directed by Arliss Howard, who co-wrote the script with his brother, James Howard, based on a collection of short stories of the same name by Larry Brown. The story ...more

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The Snow Queen & The Wild Swans Sigourney Weaver

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Eliza Dushku, Bill Murray, Anna Faris

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Alicia Silverstone, Sigourney Weaver, Krysten Ritter Vamps is a 2012 American comedy horror film that reunites Clueless director Amy Heckerling with actors Alicia Silverstone and Wallace Shawn and was released on November 2, 2012.