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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?"

Teri Garr is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Steven Spielberg, Robert Altman and Martin Scorsese.

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Gene Hackman, Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder

Released: 1974

Directed by: Mel 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 ...more

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Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr, Carl Weathers

Released: 1977

Directed by: Steven 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, ...more

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Bill Murray, Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis

Released: 1982

Directed by: Sydney 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 ...more

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Michael Keaton, Christopher Lloyd, Teri Garr

Released: 1983

Directed by: Stan 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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John Denver, Teri Garr, Carl Reiner

Released: 1977

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Oh, God! is a 1977 comedy film starring George Burns and John Denver. Based on a novel by Avery Corman, the film was directed by Carl Reiner from a screenplay written by Larry Gelbart. The story ...more

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Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr, Hoyt Axton

Released: 1979

Directed by: Carroll Ballard

The Black Stallion is a 1979 American film based on the 1941 classic children's novel The Black Stallion by Walter Farley. It tells the story of Alec Ramsay, who is shipwrecked on a deserted ...more

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Martin Scorsese, Teri Garr, Catherine O'Hara

Released: 1985

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

After Hours is a 1985 American black comedy film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by Joseph Minion, and starring an ensemble cast, including Rosanna Arquette, Griffin Dunne, Linda ...more

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Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman

Released: 1974

Directed by: Francis 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 ...more

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Kirsten Dunst, Will Ferrell, Ryan Reynolds

Released: 1999

Directed by: Andrew 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 ...more

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Kathy Ireland, Jeffrey Jones, Teri Garr

Released: 1992

Directed by: Greg 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 ...more

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Tom Waits, Teri Garr, Nastassja Kinski

Released: 1982

Directed by: Francis 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 ...more

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John Travolta, Carla Gugino, Andie MacDowell

Released: 1996

Directed by: Nora 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 ...more

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Jennifer Tilly, Richard Dreyfuss, Teri Garr

Released: 1989

Directed by: Joe 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 ...more

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Scarlett Johansson, Steve Buscemi, Teri Garr

Released: 2001

Directed by: Terry 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 ...more

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Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Teri Garr

Released: 1994

Directed by: Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

Dumb and Dumber is a 1994 American road buddy comedy film starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels. It was written by the Farrelly brothers and Bennett Yellin, and is the Farrelly Brothers ...more

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Teri Garr, Woody Strode, Vincent Spano

Released: 1983

Directed by: Robert 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 ...more

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Angie Harmon, Mark Hamill, Melissa Joan Hart

Released: 2000

Directed by: Curt 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 ...more

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Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret, Teri Garr

Released: 1964

Directed by: George 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 ...more

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Gene Hackman, Teri Garr, Burgess Meredith

Released: 1988

Directed by: Peter Masterson

Full Moon in Blue Water is a 1988 film directed by Peter Masterson. It stars Gene Hackman and Teri Garr.
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Julia Roberts, Sophia Loren, Kim Basinger

Released: 1994

Directed by: Robert 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, ...more
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Christopher Lloyd, Teri Garr, Paul Rodriguez

Released: 1986

Directed by: Jim 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.
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Teri Garr, Beverly DAngelo, Jessica Tandy

Released: 1981

Directed by: John 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 ...more
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Paul Newman, Shirley MacLaine, Dick Van Dyke

Released: 1964

Directed by: J. 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
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Elvis Presley, Robert Redford, Teri Garr

Released: 1967

Directed by: Arthur 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 ...more

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Teri Garr, Buster Keaton, Don Rickles

Released: 1964

Directed by: Don 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 ...more