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List of Bea Arthur Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. History of the World: Part I (1981)
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2
History of the World: Part I
R
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2

Starting from the events of the Old Testament to the Spanish Inquisition to the French Revolution, and lastly the future, this film explains the story of mankind in a comical way. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
2. Lovers and Other Strangers (1970)
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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
Role:
Bea Vecchio (as Beatrice Arthur)
Director:
Cy Howard
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
3. That Kind of Woman (1959)
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That Kind of Woman
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2

This drama film takes us to 1944, during the time of the Second World War. The film tells the story of Kay, the mistress of a millionaire industrialist, who uses her to help him influence his contacts at the Pentagon. While travelling from Miami to New York City, by train, she and her friend meet a young American paratrooper named Red, who she eventually falls in love with.

As:
Cast
Director:
Sidney Lumet
Genres:
War, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Sophia Loren, Keenan Wynn, Jack Warden, Barbara Nichols, Tab Hunter
4. Mame (1974)
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2
Mame
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Vera Charles
Director:
Gene Saks
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Lucille Ball, Bruce Davison, Robert Preston, Kirby Furlong
5. Uncle Bob (2010)
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2
Uncle Bob
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself (archiveFootage)
Director:
Robert Oppel
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Divine, Mike Douglas, Mario Bosco, Jason Fernandez
6. Family Comedy Hour (1987)
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2
Family Comedy Hour
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
John Bowab
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Barbara Billingsley, Chao Li Chi, Corbin Bernsen, Brian Bonsall
7. The 40th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1988)
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The 40th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself - Winner (as Beatrice Arthur)
Director:
Dave Wilson
Star Cast:
Kirstie Alley, Ed Begley Jr., Joseph Barbera, Bonnie Bartlett
8. Enemies of Laughter (2000)
9
2
Enemies of Laughter
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul's Mother
Director:
Joey Travolta
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Kathy Griffin, Peter Falk, Marilu Henner, Rosalind Chao

TV Movie(s)

1. The Gift of the Magi (1958)
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The Gift of the Magi
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Abercrombie (as Beatrice Arthur)
Director:
George Schaefer
Genres:
Musical
Star Cast:
Eli Wallach, Gordon MacRae, Sally Ann Howes, Allen Case
4. My First Love (1988)
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2
My First Love
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jean Miller
Director:
Gilbert Cates
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Richard Kiley, Anne Francis, Joan Van Ark, Barbara Barrie

Animation(s)

TV Shows and Videos

Laugh-In (1977)
Laugh-In
As:
Cast
Role:
(1 episode, 1977)
Director:
Don Mischer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Robin Williams, Flip Wilson, Antoinette Atell
She TV (1994)
She TV
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself - Guest (1 episode, 1994)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jennifer Coolidge, Nick Bakay, Carl Banks, Elon Gold
The Seven Lively Arts (1957)
The Seven Lively Arts
As:
Cast
Director:
Sidney Lumet, Mel Ferrer
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Jason Robards, Eli Wallach, Steven Hill, John Crosby
The Sid Caesar Show (1963)
The Sid Caesar Show
As:
Cast
Role:
Regular (1963) (unknown episodes)
Director:
Greg Garrison
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sid Caesar, Joey Forman, Gisele MacKenzie
a.k.a. Pablo (1984)
a.k.a. Pablo
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mario Lopez, Katy Jurado, Paul Rodriguez, Hector Elizondo
Dame Edna's Hollywood (1991)
Dame Edna's Hollywood
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself (1 episode, 1991)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mel Gibson, Cher, Barry Humphries, Emily Perry
Amanda's (1983)
Amanda's
As:
Cast
Role:
Amanda Cartwright (13 episodes, 1983)
Director:
Charles S. Dubin, Howard Storm, J.D. Lobue
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jerry Stiller, Fred McCarren, Keene Curtis, Simone Griffeth
Cos (1976)
Cos
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself (1 episode, 1976)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lola Falana, Lynda Carter, Madeline Kahn, Bill Cosby

Bea Arthur Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
The Golden Girls Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series 1988
Maude Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series 1977
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Score From an Original Cast Show Album 1967