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List of Anne Meara Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Awakenings (1990)
12
2
Awakenings
PG-13
12
2

Based on an eponymous book, Awakenings is the story of Dr. Malcolm Sayer and his miraculous discovery of a drug that seems to awaken patients from their catatonic state, including Leonard Lowe. But in a twist of fate, the effects of the drug are temporary leading to an altercation between Sayer, played by Robin Williams, and Lowe, portrayed by Robert De Niro.

As:
Cast
Director:
Penny Marshall
Genres:
Drama, Biography
2. The Out of Towners (1970)
12
2
The Out of Towners
G
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Woman in Police Station
Director:
Arthur Hiller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Lemmon, Billy Dee Williams, Sandy Baron, Sandy Dennis
4. Lovers and Other Strangers (1970)
12
2
Lovers and Other Strangers
R
12
2

As Mike Vecchio and Susan Henderson prepare for their marriage, their close family members gather together with their own relationship issues. Susan's father is secretly seeing her spinster aunt and her sister is trying to revive passion in her marriage, while Mike's devout parents are struggling to accept that his brother Richie is heading for a divorce.

As:
Cast
Director:
Cy Howard
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
5. Fame (1980)
11
2
Fame
R
11
2

Fame is a musical drama film which chronicles the lives of a few teenagers who try to prove themselves at the New York High School of Performing Arts.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Alan Parker
Genres:
Music, Drama, Musical
Star Cast:
Richard Belzer, Eddie Barth, Irene Cara, Lee Curreri
7. Nasty Habits (1977)
10
2
Nasty Habits
PG
10
2

In this ‘Watergate Scandal’ satire, the Abbess of wealthy Abbey of Philadelphia dies before nominating Sister Alexandra as her successor. Alexandra, with two other Sisters, uses illegal conspiracies against rival, Sister Felicity, who is romantically involved with Father Thomas. When the continuing war between the Sisters creates public scandal, Holy See rules that the Order has no official connection to Roman Catholic Church. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
8. Heavy Weights (1995)
10
2
Heavy Weights
PG
10
2

Heavyweights is a comedy drama film which revolves around the lives of a few fat kids who are lured into joining a camp with the promise of quick weight loss. However, they soon find out that the former owners have declared bankruptcy and the new owner is a fitness fanatic. He turns the lives of the kids into a nightmare.

As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Brill
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Kenan Thompson, Jeffrey Tambor, Judd Apatow, Ben Stiller, Jerry Stiller, David Goldman, Joseph Wayne Miller
9. Zoolander (2001)
10
2
Zoolander
R
10
2

Dimwitted Derek Zoolander is devastated after he fails to win the top male fashion model honor and is disowned by his family for being unable to assist his father and brothers in the coal mines. Fashion mogul Jacobim Mugatu gives him a new lease of life, but is actually planning to brainwash him into assassinating Malaysia's Prime Minister.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
11. Night at the Museum (2006)
10
2
Night at the Museum
PG
10
2

Larry Daley is divorced and unsuccessful. He is hired to work as a night watchman at a museum where, much to his astonishment, he finds that the exhibits to come to life every night and create a ruckus. It is up to Larry now to control the exhibits, prevent a theft attempt by three old guards and eventually gain respect in his son’s eye.

As:
Cast
Director:
Shawn Levy
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Comedy, Fantasy
12. Highway to Hell (1991)
9
2
Highway to Hell
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ate de Jong
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Horror, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Gilbert Gottfried, Jerry Stiller, Ben Stiller, Patrick Bergin, Adam Storke, Chad Lowe, Kristy Swanson
16. Like Mike (2002)
8
2
Like Mike
PG
8
2

Calvin is a thirteen year old orphan who finds a pair of old shoes with the letters MJ inscribed on them. Surprisingly, they give him incredible basketball prowess. Soon he is able to become an NBA superstar.

As:
Cast
Director:
John Schultz
Genres:
Fantasy, Sport, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Crispin Glover, Fred Armisen, Eugene Levy, Brenda Song, Jimmy Kimmel, Jesse Plemons, Morris Chestnut
18. Irish Whiskey Rebellion (1972)
5
1
Irish Whiskey Rebellion
PG
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Goldie Fain-Follies Star
Director:
Chester Erskine
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
William Devane, Richard Mulligan, David Groh, Stephen Joyce
19. Simpler Times (2014)
14
3
Simpler Times
14
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Gloria
Director:
Steve Monarque
Genres:
Family, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jerry Stiller, Amy Stiller, Steve Monarque, Armando Merlo
20. Through an Open Window (1992)
12
2
Through an Open Window
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Madeline Jason
Director:
Eric Mendelsohn
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
21. The Diary of the Hurdy-Gurdy Man (1999)
11
2
The Diary of the Hurdy-Gurdy Man
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Gábor Dettre
Star Cast:
Meat Loaf, William Hickey, Brad Dourif, Kathleen Gati
22. The Shallow End of the Ocean (2007)
11
2
The Shallow End of the Ocean
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Evan Buxbaum
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Peter Boyle, Tovah Feldshuh, Aimee Cook, Kim Donovan
23. The Yard Sale (2002)
11
2
The Yard Sale
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Hank
Director:
Ray Kimsey
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Courtnee Draper, Maura M. Knowles, James M. Connor, Wyatt Alvarez
24. Brooklyn Thrill Killers (1999)
11
2
Brooklyn Thrill Killers
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Perrett
Director:
Derek Davidson, Paul Franco
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Chip Zien, Natalio Polit, Evan Mathew Weinstein, Dan Fogler
25. Judy Berlin (1999)
10
2
Judy Berlin
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Eric Mendelsohn
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Edie Falco, Julie Kavner, Barbara Barrie, Bob Dishy, Carlin Glynn
26. Another Harvest Moon (2010)
10
2
Another Harvest Moon
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ella
Director:
Greg Swartz
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ernest Borgnine, Doris Roberts, Piper Laurie, Richard Schiff
28. A Fish in the Bathtub (1999)
9
2
A Fish in the Bathtub
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Molly
Director:
Joan Micklin Silver
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mark Ruffalo, Jerry Stiller, Doris Roberts, Jane Adams, Missy Yager
29. The Longshot (1986)
8
2
The Longshot
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Bartel
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jonathan Winters, Brad Trumbull, Tim Conway, Jack Weston
31. Crooked Lines (2003)
8
2
Crooked Lines
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Harry O'Reilly
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam Trese, Jim Breuer, Burt Young, Tony Darrow, John Costelloe
35. The Perils of P.K. (1986)
5
1
The Perils of P.K.
5
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Joseph Green
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jackie Mason, Nora Hayden, Sammy Davis Jr., Dick Shawn

TV Movie(s)

1. Ninotchka (1960)
13
3
Ninotchka
13
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Donovan
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Zsa Zsa Gabor, Maria Schell, William Hansen, Mischa Auer
2. 'Twas the Night Before Christmas (1977)
12
2
'Twas the Night Before Christmas
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Tim Kiley
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Alice Ghostley, Paul Lynde, George Gobel, Foster Brooks
3. Dames at Sea (1971)
12
2
Dames at Sea
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Joan
Director:
Walter C. Miller, Martin Charnin
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Ann-Margret, Ann Miller, Dick Shawn, Fred Gwynne
4. The Other Woman (1983)
13
2
The Other Woman
13
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Peg Gilford
Director:
Melville Shavelson
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Hal Linden, Jerry Stiller, Joe Regalbuto, Madolyn Smith Osborne
5. The Stiller & Meara Show (1986)
14
3
The Stiller & Meara Show
14
3
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Anne Bender
Director:
Hal Cooper
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jerry Stiller, Laura Innes, Todd Waring, Peter Smith
6. The Hustler of Money (1987)
11
2
The Hustler of Money
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Barmaid
Director:
Ben Stiller, Ralph Glenn Howard, Steve Klayman
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Danny Aiello, Jerry Stiller, Ben Stiller, John Mahoney, Nina Tremblay, Glen Holtzer
7. What Makes a Family (2001)
10
2
What Makes a Family
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Evelyn Cataldi
Director:
Maggie Greenwald
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Brooke Shields, Whoopi Goldberg, Al Waxman, Cherry Jones
8. Rip City (2011)
10
2
Rip City
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Myrt
Director:
Gil Junger
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Christine Taylor, Yara Shahidi, Sherri Shepherd, Barry Watson
9. Nantucket Film Festival's Comedy Roundtable (2012)
10
2
Nantucket Film Festival's Comedy Roundtable
TV-MA
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself (uncredited)
Director:
Mark Farrell
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
10. Jitters (1997)
10
2
Jitters
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Louise Domino
Director:
Bob Saget
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Joely Fisher, Bud Cort, Brian Wimmer, James Acheson

Animation(s)

Linus! The Lion Hearted (1964)
Linus! The Lion Hearted
TV-Y
As:
Cast
Director:
Irv Spector, Ed Graham Jr.
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sterling Holloway, Carl Reiner, Jerry Stiller, Sheldon Leonard, Ruth Buzzi, Bob McFadden

TV Shows and Videos

Time Express (1979)
Time Express
As:
Cast
Director:
Alan J. Levi
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Vincent Price, Jerry Stiller, Woodrow Parfrey, Coral Browne, William Phipps
Archie Bunker's Place (1979)
Archie Bunker's Place
As:
Cast
Director:
Linda Day, Peter Bonerz, Alan Myerson, Oz Scott, Nick Havinga
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rob Reiner, Don Rickles, Jerry Stiller, Carroll O'Connor, Danielle Brisebois, Allan Melvin
The Kraft Music Hall (1967)
The Kraft Music Hall
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself (14 episodes, 1968-1971)
Director:
Dwight Hemion
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Jack Benny, Paul Lynde, Ed Herlihy
Kate McShane (1975)
Kate McShane
As:
Cast
Role:
Kate McShane (12 episodes, 1975)
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Sean McClory, Cal Bellini, Christine Belford, Charles Haid
Gravity (2010)
Gravity
As:
Cast
Director:
Eric Schaeffer
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Krysten Ritter, Ving Rhames, Ivan Sergei, Eric Schaeffer, Rachel Hunter, Robyn Cohen
Four Kings (2006)
Four Kings
As:
Cast
Director:
Barnet Kellman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Seth Green, Kate Micucci, Josh Cooke, Shane McRae
Good Advice (1993)
Good Advice
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Lembeck, Barnet Kellman, Robby Benson, Ted Bessell
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Teri Garr, George Wyner, Treat Williams, Shelley Long
Stiller & Meara (2010)
Stiller & Meara
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself (26 episodes, 2010-2011)
Director:
Ben Stiller, Daniel Strange
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jerry Stiller, Jerry Stiller
The Corner Bar (1972)
The Corner Bar
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alan King, Gabriel Dell, Shimen Ruskin, J.J. Barry