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List of Mia Farrow Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

2. Rosemary's Baby (1968)
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Rosemary's Baby
R
78
17

Director Roman Polanski’s first American movie is about Guy and Rosemary Woodhouse, who move into an apartment where Rosemary meets their friendly, yet a little weird neighbors. She experiences strange incidences and nightmares, and hears odd sounds. When she gets pregnant, Rosemary is worried that their neighbors and suddenly-distant husband are planning some sinister conspiracy against her baby.

Role:
Rosemary Woodhouse
Starring:
Charles Grodin, Tony Curtis, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer, Maurice Evans
Directed By:
3. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
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7
Crimes and Misdemeanors
PG-13
28
7

An existential comedy considered by many as Woody Allen’s greatest work, the film follows two story lines. One concerns a successful, but philandering ophthalmologist, who has his mistress killed when she threatens to reveal his affair and the other concerns a married documentary filmmaker in love with his brother-in-law’s associate producer. 

Starring:
Directed By:
4. The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
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6
The Purple Rose of Cairo
PG
23
6

Set in the depression era, the film centers on an unhappy waitress caught in a loveless marriage. To assuage her loneliness, she often goes to see films, the latest of them being The Purple Rose of Cairo. Fascinated, she sits through it several times until Tom Baxter, the lead character, steps literally out of the screen to talk to her.  

Role:
Cecilia
Starring:
Danny Aiello, Jeff Daniels, Dianne Wiest, Irving Metzman, Stephanie Farrow
Directed By:
5. Zelig (1983)
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7
Zelig
PG
18
7

Woody Allen plays Leonard Zelig in this mockumentary written and directed by him. Zelig's fly on the wall personality gives him the unique ability to look and act like the people around him. When his skills gain popularity, he catches the fancy of Eudora Fletcher, a doctor who wants to study him.

Role:
Dr. Eudora Nesbitt Fletcher
Starring:
Woody Allen, Patrick Horgan, John Buckwalter, Marvin Chatinover
Directed By:
8. Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
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5
Broadway Danny Rose
PG
16
5

Broadway Danny Rose is a comedy film which tells us the story of a talent agent who tries to reconcile his client, who is a lounge singer, with his mistress. However, he is mistaken by a jealous gangster to be her lover.

Role:
Tina Vitale
Starring:
Milton Berle, Woody Allen, Nick Apollo Forte, Sandy Baron, Corbett Monica
Directed By:
9. Johnny Belinda (1967)
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4
Johnny Belinda
7
4
Role:
Belinda MacDonald
Starring:
David Carradine, Ian Bannen, Barry Sullivan, Ruth White
Directed By:
Paul Bogart
10. Death on the Nile (1978)
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6
Death on the Nile
PG
17
6

Death on the Nile is a mystery drama film which tells the story of detective Hercule Poirot, who is on a luxurious cruise down the Nile.  However, when a newlywed rich heiress gets killed along with few others, it is up to Poirot to find the killer before the ship reaches its destination.      

Role:
Jacqueline De Bellefort
Directed By:
John Guillermin
11. Another Woman (1988)
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4
Another Woman
PG
11
4

Another Woman is a drama film which revolves around Marion, a philosophy professor going through a mid-life crisis. When she rents an apartment to work on her new book, she soon finds that she can hear into the next room, which is a psychiatrist’s office. She gets drawn to the plight of a woman named Hope, and her story also helps Marion reevaluate her life.  

Role:
Hope
Starring:
Gena Rowlands, Gene Hackman, Ian Holm, Blythe Danner
Directed By:
12. Guns at Batasi (1964)
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3
Guns at Batasi
8
3
Role:
Karen Eriksson
Starring:
Richard Attenborough, Jack Hawkins, Flora Robson, John Leyton
Directed By:
John Guillermin
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer - Female
13. Samantha: An American Girl Holiday (2004)
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4
Samantha: An American Girl Holiday
7
4
Role:
Grandmary Edwards
Starring:
AnnaSophia Robb, Kenner Ames, Stewart Arnott, Olivia Ballantyne
Directed By:
Nadia Tass
14. A Wedding (1978)
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4
A Wedding
PG
9
4
Role:
Buffy Brenner
Starring:
Lauren Hutton, Geraldine Chaplin, Carol Burnett, Pam Dawber, Dina Merrill, Lillian Gish, Laurie Metcalf
Directed By:
15. The Muppets Valentine Show (1974)
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4
The Muppets Valentine Show
7
4
Role:
Herself
Starring:
Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, John Lovelady
Directed By:
Jim Henson
16. Follow Me! (1972)
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4
Follow Me!
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8
4

London’s uptight businessman, Charles, suspects that his free-spirited American wife, Belinda, is cheating on him. He hires Julian, an eccentric private detective, to shadow her. As Belinda becomes aware of being tailed, a game of follow-the-leader ensues. She enjoys the attention and fun the detective provides, something which she never received from her husband. When Charles confronts her, Belinda’s reply astonishes him.

Role:
Belinda
Starring:
Chaim Topol, Topol, Michael Jayston, Margaret Rawlings, Annette Crosbie
Directed By:
Carol Reed
17. Full Circle (1977)
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6
Full Circle
R
12
6
Role:
Julia Lofting
Starring:
Tom Conti, Keir Dullea, Jill Bennett, Robin Gammell
Directed By:
Richard Loncraine
18. Alice (1990)
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Alice
PG-13
14
6

Alice Tate is a housewife living in New York who is married to a wealthy man named Doug. She spends most of her time shopping, getting beauty treatment and gossiping with her friends. Things take a turn when she falls for a handsome jazz musician named Joe. She finds herself mysteriously attracted to him, and experiences guilt for this, which manifests itself in the form of a backache.   

Role:
Alice
Starring:
Bernadette Peters, Elle Macpherson, Alec Baldwin, Julie Kavner, Blythe Danner, Joe Mantegna, William Hurt
Directed By:
19. Peter Pan (1976)
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4
Peter Pan
7
4
Role:
Peter Pan
Starring:
John Gielgud, Danny Kaye, Paula Kelly, Lynsey Baxter, Peppi Borza
Directed By:
Dwight Hemion
20. Shadows and Fog (1991)
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5
Shadows and Fog
PG-13
10
5

Kleinman is a timid bookkeeper, who wanders around town and tries his best in finding a dangerous serial killer who is on the loose.  

Starring:
Donald Pleasence, John Cusack, John Malkovich, Peter Dinklage, Lily Tomlin, Kathy Bates, Jodie Foster
Directed By:
21. Widows' Peak (1994)
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5
Widows' Peak
PG
15
5
Role:
Miss Katherine O'Hare / Clancy
Starring:
Joan Plowright, Natasha Richardson, Adrian Dunbar, Jim Broadbent
Directed By:
John Irvin
22. A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)
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7
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy
PG
10
7

A Midsummer Night’s Sex Comedy is a sex comedy film which tells the story of an eccentric inventor and his wife, who invite two other couples to their summer house for the weekend. Soon, old romances reignite, new romances develop and everyone ends up sneaking off behind other’s backs.

Role:
Ariel
Starring:
Mary Steenburgen, Woody Allen, José Ferrer, Julie Hagerty, Tony Roberts
Directed By:
23. See No Evil (1971)
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4
See No Evil
PG
17
4
Role:
Sarah
Starring:
Paul Nicholas, Dorothy Alison, Robin Bailey, Diane Grayson, Brian Rawlinson
Directed By:
Richard Fleischer
24. John and Mary (1969)
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4
John and Mary
R
8
4
Role:
Mary
Starring:
Dustin Hoffman, Michael Tolan, Sunny Griffin, Stanley Beck
Directed By:
Peter Yates
25. September (1987)
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4
September
PG
9
4

September is a drama film which tells the story of a suicidal woman named Lane, who retreats to her summerhouse in Vermont to spend some time alone. However, problems arise when houseguests disrupt her healing process. Meanwhile, Lane also struggles to deal with her obnoxious mother, who pays her a visit. Soon, things get complicated when Lane finds herself attracted to a writer named Peter.  

Role:
Lane
Starring:
Elaine Stritch, Dianne Wiest, Sam Waterston, Denholm Elliott
Directed By:
26. Be Kind Rewind (2008)
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Be Kind Rewind
PG-13
24
15

Elroy Fletcher, the owner of ‘Be Kind Rewind Video Store’ in Passaic, NJ, goes on a trip leaving the store in care of his foster-son Mike, whose friend Jerry accidently wipes out all the video tapes. On Mr. Fletcher’s request, his friend Miss Falewicz routinely checks on the store. So, to hide their blunder, the two start re-creating movies using indigenous techniques. 

Role:
Miss Falewicz
Starring:
Sigourney Weaver, Jack Black, Danny Glover, Yasiin Bey, Melonie Diaz
Directed By:
Michel Gondry
27. New York Stories (1989)
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New York Stories
PG
9
6

New York Stories is an anthology drama film which tells us three different stories, all of them taking place in New York. The first one tells the story of Lionel, a middle-aged artist, who is infatuated with his assistant. The second story revolves around a 12 year old girl who lives in a luxurious hotel. The third one deals with a New York lawyer dealing with his possessive mother.     

Role:
Lisa
Starring:
Holly Marie Combs, Steve Buscemi, Nick Nolte, Adrien Brody, Martin Scorsese, Debbie Harry, Kirsten Dunst
28. A Dandy in Aspic (1968)
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3
A Dandy in Aspic
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3

British agent Eberlin is instructed by his superiors to find and assassinate KGB agent Krasnevin who has killed many of their top agents. What they do not know is that Eberlin himself is the double-agent Krasnevin. When the ruthless, sociopathic British agent Gatiss is sent to assist him, Eberlin must find a way to survive. 

Role:
Caroline
Starring:
Laurence Harvey, Peter Edward Cook, Tom Courtenay, Harry Andrews, Peter Cook
Directed By:
29. The Great Gatsby (1974)
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8
The Great Gatsby
PG
14
8

Based on the popular novel of the same name by F Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby is a romantic drama film which revolves around the life of Nick Carraway, who is fascinated and drawn to his neighbor Jay Gatsby’s lavish lifestyle.  He soon becomes a part of Jay’s inner circle, only to witness a world of obsession and tragedy.

Role:
Daisy Buchanan
Starring:
Robert Redford, Bruce Dern, Lois Chiles, Sam Waterston, Karen Black, Scott Wilson
Directed By:
Jack Clayton
30. Dark Horse (2011)
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4
Dark Horse
7
4
Role:
Phyllis
Starring:
Selma Blair, Christopher Walken, Melisa Young, Jordan Gelber, Selma Blair
Directed By:
Todd Solondz
31. Docteur Popaul (1972)
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4
Docteur Popaul
5
4

Dr Popaul is a black comedy film revolving around a womanizing doctor, who preferred to court unattractive women as he found them more fascinating. He eventually gets married to a woman named Christine, but at their wedding, he meets her beautiful younger sister and falls for her, after which looks for creative ways to repel or eliminate her suitors in order to have her for himself. 

Role:
Christine Dupont
Starring:
Jean-Paul Belmondo, Laura Antonelli, Daniel Lecourtois, Marlène Appelt
Directed By:
Claude Chabrol
32. Goodbye, Raggedy Ann (1971)
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3
Goodbye, Raggedy Ann
4
3
Role:
Brooke Collier
Starring:
Martin Sheen, Hal Holbrook, John Colicos, Marlene Warfield, Ed Flanders
Directed By:
Fielder Cook
33. Secret Ceremony (1968)
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6
Secret Ceremony
R
9
6
Role:
Cenci
Starring:
Elizabeth Taylor, Robert Mitchum, Peggy Ashcroft, Pamela Brown
Directed By:
Joseph Losey
34. The Omen (2006)
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12
The Omen
TV-14
15
12

After his wife Katherine delivers a stillborn, Robert agrees to adopt a baby, whom they name Damien. However, after Father Brennan informs Robert that Damien is an incarnate of the Devil himself, Robert attempts to kill him. 

Starring:
Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles, MyAnna Buring, Predrag Bjelac, Carlo Sabatini, Bohumil Svarc
Directed By:
John Moore
35. Fast Track (2006)
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6
Fast Track
PG-13
7
6

Tom is a slacker who takes up a job at his father-in-law’s law firm, after he discovers that his wife has quit her job due to her pregnancy. However, several struggles await him in his new office.

Role:
Amelia Kowalski
Starring:
Zach Braff, Marin Hinkle, Fred Armisen, Donal Logue, Paul Rudd, Jason Bateman, Amy Poehler
Directed By:
Jesse Peretz
36. Miami Rhapsody (1995)
5
4
Miami Rhapsody
PG-13
5
4
Role:
Nina
Starring:
Naomi Campbell, Ben Stein, Carla Gugino, Kevin Pollak, Jeremy Piven, Sarah Jessica Parker, Antonio Banderas
Directed By:
David Frankel
37. Supergirl (1984)
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Supergirl
PG
6
7

Supergirl is a superhero film which revolves around Kara Danvers, cousin of the popular DC comics superhero Superman. When an unexpected disaster strikes National City, it is up to her to unveil her hidden powers and save the day.  

Role:
Alura
Starring:
Peter O'Toole, Faye Dunaway, Peter Edward Cook, Helen Slater, Hart Bochner
Directed By:
Jeannot Szwarc
38. Coming Soon (1999)
3
4
Coming Soon
R
3
4
Role:
Judy Hodsell
Starring:
Ryan O'Neal, Ellen Pompeo, Ryan Reynolds, Ashton Kutcher, Bonnie Root, Gaby Hoffmann, Tricia Vessey
Directed By:
Colette Burson
39. Hurricane (1979)
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8
Hurricane
PG
5
8

Hurricane is a romantic adventure film which tells the story of a desperate love affair, between a Navy captain’s daughter and a young native. As tensions begin to boil, as her father is against their love, disaster strikes in the form of a big hurricane. 

Role:
Charlotte Bruckner
Starring:
Jason Robards, Trevor Howard, Max von Sydow, Timothy Bottoms
Directed By:
Jan Troell
40. Avalanche (1978)
3
5
Avalanche
PG
3
5
Role:
Caroline Brace
Starring:
Rock Hudson, Robert Forster, Jeanette Nolan, Rick Moses
Directed By:
Corey Allen
41. Julie Lydecker (2002)
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3
Julie Lydecker
6
3
Starring:
Mary McCormack, Bryan Cuprill, Amy Farrington, Sean O'Bryan
42. A Girl Thing (2001)
5
3
A Girl Thing
5
3
Role:
Betty McCarthy
Starring:
Scott Bakula, Linda Hamilton, Bruce Greenwood, Rebecca De Mornay, Allison Janney, Elle Macpherson, Kate Capshaw
Directed By:
Lee Rose
43. Forget Me Never (1999)
5
3
Forget Me Never
5
3
Role:
Diane McGowin
Starring:
Martin Sheen, Roberta Maxwell, Liisa Repo-Martell, Kris Holden-Ried
Directed By:
Robert Allan Ackerman
44. Angela Mooney (1996)
5
3
Angela Mooney
5
3
Role:
Angela Mooney
Starring:
Brendan Gleeson, Nick Benedict, Patrick Bergin, Lesley Conroy, Alan Devine
Directed By:
Tommy McArdle
45. The Secret Life of Zoey (2002)
5
4
The Secret Life of Zoey
TV-14
5
4
Role:
Marcia
Starring:
Andrew McCarthy, Julia Whelan, Cliff De Young, Caroline Aaron
Directed By:
Robert Mandel
46. Purpose (2002)
4
4
Purpose
R
4
4
Role:
Anna Simmons
Starring:
Hal Holbrook, Ismael 'East' Carlo, Chris Howell, Elena Evangelo, John Light
Directed By:
Alan Ari Lazar
47. Reckless (1995)
4
4
Reckless
PG-13
4
4
Role:
Rachel
Starring:
Mary-Louise Parker, Tony Goldwyn, Juana Barrios, Mike Heibeck
Directed By:
Norman René

Animation Movies

Long Ago and Far Away
10
2
Long Ago and Far Away
10
2
Role:
 Narrator 2 episodes, 1990-1991
Starring:
James Earl Jones, Tim Curry
Directed By:
Steve Majaury, Rick Morrison, Mordicai Gerstein, Marek Buchwald, Brian Cosgrove
The Wonderful World of Disney
8
3
The Wonderful World of Disney
8
3
Starring:
Alan Thicke, Ben Mendelsohn, Marion Ross, Kirstie Alley, Malcolm McDowell, George Lopez, Tony Danza
Directed By:
The Last Unicorn (1982)
18
7
The Last Unicorn
G
18
7

The Last Unicorn is an animated fantasy adventure film which tells the story of a young unicorn who comes to know that the evil King Haggard is planning to eliminate all the unicorns in the world. She decides to seek the help of a sorcerer, and save the unicorns from extinction.  

Role:
Unicorn / Amalthea (voice)
Starring:
Keenan Wynn, Christopher Lee, Alan Arkin, Jeff Bridges, Angela Lansbury, Tammy Grimes
Directed By:
Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Sarah (1982)
5
3
Sarah
5
3

During the beginning of the Second World War, when German soldiers invade, a little girl and her family is forced to hide in the woods. Her family disappears shortly after her grandmother gets sick, and she is forced to survive alone in the woods with only animals for company. One day, she sees a group of resistance fighters trying to destroy a bridge that is used by the Germans for weapon transportation, but they fail. Therefore, the girl decides to destroy the bridge herself.

Role:
Narrator (live action segments) / Sarah (animated segments) (voice)
Starring:
Joan Bruce, John Faasen, Ron Haddrick, Shane Porteous
Directed By:
Yoram Gross
Arthur et les Minimoys (2006)
18
12
Arthur et les Minimoys
PG
18
12

Ten-year-old Arthur finds his family’s home in danger of being demolished by a real estate developer. He goes looking for help in the land of Minimoys, a group of tiny fairy-like creatures, who live in harmony with nature.

Role:
Granny
Starring:
Snoop Dogg, Chazz Palminteri, Jimmy Fallon, Harvey Keitel, Robert De Niro, Anthony Anderson, Emilio Estevez
Directed By:
Arthur 3: la guerre des deux mondes (2010)
7
6
Arthur 3: la guerre des deux mondes
PG
7
6

This animated adventure film tells the story of a seven-foot tall Maltazard, who intends to rule over the world. Meanwhile, Arthur sets out to defeat him, with the help of Selenia and Betameche, but first he needs to get back to his usual size.

Role:
Granny
Starring:
Selena Gomez, Jimmy Fallon, Ron Crawford, Robert Stanton, Penny Balfour
Directed By:
Arthur et la vengeance de Maltazard (2009)
7
6
Arthur et la vengeance de Maltazard
PG
7
6

Arhur is preparing to visit the world of the Minimoys after having passed a series of tests, but his parents take him back to the city. He soon receives a distress call from Princess Selenia, who is held by the nefarious Maltazard, who also plans to invade the human world by increasing his own size.

Role:
Granny
Starring:
Omar Sy, Selena Gomez, Snoop Dogg, Jimmy Fallon, Freddie Highmore
Directed By:

TV Shows

Documentary Now!
13
3
Documentary Now!
13
3
Starring:
Peter Fonda, Helen Mirren, Maya Rudolph, Anne Hathaway, Bill Hader, John Slattery, Paul Thomas Anderson
Directed By:
Alexander Buono, Rhys Thomas
Third Watch
16
4
Third Watch
16
4
Starring:
Rosie O'Donnell, Katrina Law, Will Arnett, Sean Young, George Dzundza, Viola Davis, Aaron Stanford
Directed By:
Félix Enríquez Alcalá, Christopher Chulack, Guy Norman Bee, Nelson McCormick, Brooke Kennedy
Peyton Place
7
2
Peyton Place
7
2
Starring:
James Doohan, Micky Dolenz, Leslie Nielsen, Nichelle Nichols, Richard Dreyfuss, Lee Grant, Gena Rowlands
Directed By:
Ted Post, Walter Doniger, Jeffrey Hayden, William J. Hole Jr., Harvey Hart

Special Appearance/Cameo

John Paul Jones (1959)
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6
John Paul Jones
9
6

The movie tells the story of Scotland native, John Paul Jones, who becomes a legendary U.S. Naval officer through his many heroic feats after adopting USA as his home country. He even carries out personal missions from George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Marie Antoinette, and Catherine the Great showing the respect he had earned. 

Role:
Minor Role (uncredited)
Starring:
Bette Davis, Robert Stack, Marisa Pavan, Charles Coburn, Erin O'Brien
Directed By:

Mia Farrow Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Guns at Batasi Most Promising Newcomer - Female 1965