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The Best Teri Garr Movies

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

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

List is made up of a variety of films, including Viva Las Vegas and Head.

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


  • 1

    Young Frankenstein

    Gene Hackman, Mel Brooks


    Directed byMel Brooks

    Young Frankenstein is a 1974 American comedy film directed by Mel Brooks and starring Gene Wilder as the title character, a descendant of the infamous Dr. Victor Frankenstein. The supporting cast...  more

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  • 2

    The Conversation

    Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall


    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola

    The Conversation is a 1974 American psychological thriller film written, produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Gene Hackman with supporting roles by John Cazale, Allen Garfield,...  more

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  • 3

    Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr


    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Close Encounters of the Third Kind is a 1977 science fiction film, written and directed by Steven Spielberg and featuring Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Melinda Dillon, Teri Garr, Bob Balaban,...  more

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  • 4


    Kirsten Dunst, Will Ferrell


    Directed byAndrew Fleming

    Dick is a 1999 American comedy film directed by Andrew Fleming from a script he wrote with Sheryl Longin. It is a parody retelling the events of the Watergate scandal which ended the presidency of...  more

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  • 5

    One from the Heart

    Tom Waits, Teri Garr


    Directed byFrancis Ford Coppola

    One from the Heart is a 1982 musical film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Frederic Forrest, Teri Garr, Raul Julia, Nastassja Kinski, Lainie Kazan, and Harry Dean Stanton. The story is...  more

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  • 6

    Let It Ride

    Jennifer Tilly, Richard Dreyfuss


    Directed byJoe Pytka

    Let It Ride is a 1989 American comedy film directed by Joe Pytka and starring Richard Dreyfuss, David Johansen, Teri Garr, Jennifer Tilly, Cynthia Nixon and Robbie Coltrane. It was written by Nancy...  more
  • 7

    Mom and Dad Save the World

    Kathy Ireland, Jeffrey Jones


    Directed byGreg Beeman

    Mom and Dad Save the World is a 1992 sci-fi adventure, family, romantic comedy film. Jon Lovitz plays Emperor Tod Spengo who is the cruel, silly and over-dramatic emperor of the planet named Spengo....  more

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  • 8


    John Travolta, Carla Gugino


    Directed byNora Ephron

    Michael is a 1996 American fantasy film directed by Nora Ephron. The film stars John Travolta as the Archangel Michael, who is sent to Earth to do various tasks. The cast includes Andie MacDowell,...  more

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  • 9

    Ghost World

    Scarlett Johansson, Steve Buscemi


    Directed byTerry Zwigoff

    Ghost World is a 2001 American comedy-drama film directed by Terry Zwigoff, based on the comic book of the same name by Daniel Clowes, with a screenplay cowritten by Daniel Clowes and Terry Zwigoff....  more

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  • 10

    Viva Las Vegas

    Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret


    Directed byGeorge Sidney

    Viva Las Vegas is a 1964 American musical film starring Elvis Presley and actress Ann-Margret. Directed by golden age Hollywood musical director George Sidney, the film is regarded by fans and by...  more

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  • 11

    The Black Stallion Returns

    Teri Garr, Woody Strode


    Directed byRobert Dalva

    The Black Stallion Returns is a 1983 film adaptation of the book of the same name by Walter Farley, and is a sequel to The Black Stallion. It is directed by Robert Dalva and produced by Francis Ford...  more
  • 12

    Full Moon in Blue Water

    Gene Hackman, Teri Garr


    Directed byPeter Masterson

    Full Moon in Blue Water is a 1988 film directed by Peter Masterson. It stars Gene Hackman and Teri Garr....  more
  • 13


    Christopher Lloyd, Teri Garr


    Directed byJim Kouf

    Miracles is a 1986 comedy film about a newly divorced couple who can't seem to get away from one another. The film was written and directed by Jim Kouf....  more
  • 14

    Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker

    Angie Harmon, Mark Hamill


    Directed byCurt Geda

    Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker is a 2000 direct-to-video animated film featuring the comic book superhero Batman and his archenemy, the Joker. It is set in the continuity of the animated series...  more

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  • 15


    Julia Roberts, Sophia Loren


    Directed byRobert Altman

    Prêt-à-Porter, released in the US as Ready to Wear, is a 1994 American satirical comedy film co-written, directed, and produced by Robert Altman and shot during the Paris, France, Fashion Week with a...  more

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  • 16

    Honky Tonk Freeway

    Teri Garr, Beverly DAngelo


    Directed byJohn Schlesinger

    Honky Tonk Freeway is a 1981 comedy film directed by John Schlesinger. The film, conceived and co-produced by Don Boyd, was one of the most expensive box office flops in history, losing its British...  more
  • 17

    Mr. Mom

    Michael Keaton, Christopher Lloyd


    Directed byStan Dragoti

    Mr. Mom is a 1983 American comedy film directed by Stan Dragoti and written by John Hughes about Jack Butler, a stay-at-home dad. It stars Michael Keaton, Teri Garr, Jeffrey Tambor, Ann Jillian,...  more

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  • 18

    The Sting II

    Teri Garr, Oliver Reed


    Directed byJeremy Kagan

    The Sting II is a 1983 film sequel to The Sting. Directed by Jeremy Kagan and written by David S. Ward, it stars Jackie Gleason, Mac Davis, Teri Garr, Karl Malden and Oliver Reed. The film was...  more

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  • 19


    Elvis Presley, Robert Redford


    Directed byArthur H. Nadel

    Clambake is a 1967 American musical film directed by Arthur H. Nadel and starring Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, and Bill Bixby. Written by Arthur Browne Jr., the film is about the heir to an oil...  more
  • 20

    Out Cold

    John Lithgow, Randy Quaid


    Directed byMalcolm Mowbray

    Out Cold is a film directed by Malcolm Mowbray released on Mar 3, 1989....  more
  • 21


    Bill Murray, Dustin Hoffman


    Directed bySydney Pollack

    Tootsie is a 1982 American comedy-drama film that tells the story of a talented but volatile actor whose reputation for being difficult forces him to adopt a new identity as a woman to land a job....  more

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  • 22

    Pajama Party

    Teri Garr, Buster Keaton


    Directed byDon Weis

    Pajama Party is a 1964 beach party film starring Tommy Kirk and Annette Funicello. This is the fourth in a series of seven beach films produced by American International Pictures. The other films in...  more
  • 23


    Elvis Presley, Raquel Welch


    Directed byJohn Rich, Mickey Moore

    Roustabout is a 1964 American musical feature film starring Elvis Presley as a singer who takes a job working with a struggling carnival. The film was produced by Hal Wallis and directed by John Rich...  more

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  • 24


    Robert Downey Jr., Sarah Jessica Parker


    Directed byMichael Apted

    Firstborn is a 1984 drama film starring Teri Garr, Peter Weller, Christopher Collet, Corey Haim, Sarah Jessica Parker and Robert Downey, Jr.. It was filmed in New Jersey and New York State and was...  more

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  • 25

    What a Way to Go!

    Paul Newman, Shirley MacLaine


    Directed byJ. Lee Thompson

    What a Way to Go! is a 1964 American black comedy directed by J. Lee Thompson and starring Shirley MacLaine, Paul Newman, Robert Mitchum, Dean Martin, Gene Kelly, Bob Cummings and Dick Van Dyke....  more

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