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List of Debra Winger Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
16
4
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
PG
16
4

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is the heartwarming adventure of a friendly alien dubbed E.T. who becomes stranded on earth and befriends a young boy Elliott, his brother, and his little sister. Elliott forms a psychic connection with the alien. Both of them falling ill and government intervention complicates things. Elliott recovers to help E.T. return to his home planet. 

As:
Cast, uncredited
Director:
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Family
Star Cast:
Drew Barrymore, Dee Wallace, Henry Thomas, Peter Coyote, Robert MacNaughton
2. The Warriors (1979)
15
3
The Warriors
R
15
3

The Warriors is an action crime thriller film which tells the story of a gang named ‘The Warriors’, who are framed for the murder of a charismatic gang leader in New York, who was trying to unite all the gangs in the area. Now the group must defend themselves as every other gang starts hunting for them.

As:
Cast
Director:
Walter Hill
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Michael Beck, Dorsey Wright, James Remar, Brian Tyler
3. Terms of Endearment (1983)
17
3
Terms of Endearment
PG
17
3

The multiple Academy Award-winning movie features widowed Aurora Greenway and daughter Emma, who share a deep bond despite their frequent squabbles. Lonely after Emma’s marriage, Aurora finds love with neighbor Garrett. Emma, who is facing marital discord and difficulties in managing children, is diagnosed with terminal cancer. As Garrett breaks up with Aurora, she keeps her pain aside to be with Emma. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Emma Horton
Director:
James L. Brooks
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
4. An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
19
2
An Officer and a Gentleman
R
19
2

Zack Mayo, a loner who grew up without much of a family, joins Navy to become naval aviator. The strict regime of Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley at the Officer Candidate School makes it difficult for Zack to take an easy route through the drill. But Foley’s training teaches him importance of relating with others; while girlfriend Paula enriches his life with romance.

As:
Cast
Role:
Paula Pokrifki
Director:
Taylor Hackford
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Gere, David Caruso, Ed Begley Jr., David Keith, Robert Loggia, Lisa Blount
5. Shadowlands (1993)
13
2
Shadowlands
PG
13
2

Shadowlands is a biographical romantic drama film which chronicles the life of a world-renowned writer and Christian theologian CS Lewis. The film shows how his passionless life is changed after he meets Joy Davidman, an American poet.  

As:
Cast
Genres:
Romance, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Julian Fellowes, Roddy Maude-Roxby, Michael Denison, Andrew Seear
6. Cannery Row (1982)
20
5
Cannery Row
PG
20
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Suzy DeSoto
Director:
David S. Ward
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
7. Urban Cowboy (1980)
22
2
Urban Cowboy
PG
22
2

Urban Cowboy is a romantic drama Western film which revolves around the story of Bud Davis, a country boy, who moves to Texas. He soon meets a cowgirl named Sissy, who believes that men and women are equal. Although they fall in love and get married, their relationship faces hurdles, as Bill believes in traditional gender roles.

As:
Cast
Role:
Sissy
Director:
James Bridges
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Western
Star Cast:
John Travolta, Jerry Hall, Scott Glenn, Barry Corbin, Madolyn Smith Osborne
8. Radio (2003)
11
2
Radio
PG
11
2

Based on a true-life story of a friendship-bond. Football-coach Harold Jones at T.L. Hanna High School, Anderson, South Carolina, takes an intellectually challenged African-American student, James Robert ‘Radio’ Kennedy under his wings, developing a strong bond that boosts Radio’s self-confidence. Though Jones faces resistance when fans and parents feel that Radio is hindrance for team’s success, Radio proves inspiration for his community.

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Tollin
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Cuba Gooding Jr., Ed Harris, Alfre Woodard, S. Epatha Merkerson
9. The Sheltering Sky (1990)
14
3
The Sheltering Sky
R
14
3

The Sheltering Sky is an adventure drama film which tells the story of Port and Kit, who have been married for a long time, but their marriage seems to be failing. Therefore, they plan a trip through Northern Africa, hoping that it will bring back to spark in their relationship.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Kit Moresby
Director:
Bernardo Bertolucci
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
John Malkovich, Timothy Spall, Campbell Scott, Jill Bennett
10. Rachel Getting Married (2008)
11
2
Rachel Getting Married
R
11
2

Kym, who has been in drug-rehab, is released for few days to attend her sister’s wedding. At the family home, she becomes an object of attention for watching eyes. Kym takes her father’s concern as his distrust, whereas Rachel resents her big day getting overshadowed by Kym. Her arrival brings back memories of past conflicts, bitterness and tragedy, affecting the family dynamics. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Sebastian Stan, Roger Corman, Anne Hathaway, Roslyn Ruff, Bill Irwin, Anna Deavere Smith
11. Eulogy (2004)
10
2
Eulogy
TV-MA
10
2

Eulogy is a black comedy film which revolves around three generations of a dysfunctional family who gather in Rhode Island, in order to attend the funeral of the family patriarch. Things get complicated because each of them are trying to hide secrets of their own.

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Clancy
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
13. Forget Paris (1995)
15
2
Forget Paris
PG-13
15
2

Basketball referee Mickey travels to France to bury his deceased father. He meets Ellen, an airline employee who help Mickey to find the casket that is lost by the airline. As they spend time together, they fall for each other but a trail of things threaten to pull them apart.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ellen Andrews Gordon
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Julie Kavner, Billy Crystal, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Charles Barkley, Joe Mantegna, Rush Limbaugh
14. Made in Heaven (1987)
12
2
Made in Heaven
PG
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Alan Rudolph
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Star Cast:
Mare Winningham, Amanda Plummer, Ann Wedgeworth, Tom Robbins
15. Kajillionaire (2020)
9
2
Kajillionaire
R
9
2

Dolio, a 26 year old girl, is tired of her manipulative relationship with her scam artist parents, who treat her more as an accomplice to their petty thefts rather than as a daughter. Her life gets even more complicated when her parents invite a stranger named Melanie, to become a part of their plans.

As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Drama
16. French Postcards (1979)
10
3
French Postcards
PG
10
3

French Postcards is a romantic comedy film, which tells the story of a group of students from America, who come to Paris to study the language and culture of France for a year. During this time, a shy student Joel falls in love with a Toni, a French woman. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Melanie
Director:
Willard Huyck
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mandy Patinkin, Miles Chapin, Blanche Baker, David Marshall Grant
17. Black Widow (1987)
13
2
Black Widow
R
13
2

Black Widow is a crime drama thriller film which tells the story of a woman named Catherine who marries wealthy men for their money, and murders them. Meanwhile, a federal agent named Alexandra is on her trail for a long time, but she is not able to prove anything due to lack of evidence, and as the latter is a master of disguise.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Alexandra
Director:
Bob Rafelson
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
18. Betrayed (1988)
11
2
Betrayed
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Katie Phillips / Cathy Weaver
Director:
Costa-Gavras
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Tom Berenger, Betsy Blair, John Heard, John Mahoney
19. Leap of Faith (1992)
11
2
Leap of Faith
PG-13
11
2

Leap of Faith is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of Jonas, a con man, who pretends to be a faith healer, and makes a living by exploiting people’s belief in God. He is helped by his friend and manager Jane Larson, and a few other con artists. However, things take a turn when he tries to fool a group of people in a town named Rustwater.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Jane
Director:
Richard Pearce
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Steve Martin, Meat Loaf, Liam Neeson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Lukas Haas, Lolita Davidovich
20. Mike's Murder (1984)
10
2
Mike's Murder
R
10
2

Betty Parrish is a young bank teller, who has a one-night stand with a tennis instructor named Mike Chuhutsky. However, she is unaware of the fact that he is a drug smuggler. One day, she gets a call from Mike all of a sudden and learns that he is being chased for encroaching in the territory of another criminal. She soon gets news of his death, but she is unwilling to let go of him without understanding Mike and his life better.

As:
Cast
Role:
Betty Parrish
Director:
James Bridges
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Winfield, Darrell Larson, Mark Keyloun, Brooke Alderson
21. The Lovers (2017)
10
2
The Lovers
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mary
Director:
Azazel Jacobs
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Melora Walters, Aidan Gillen, Tracy Letts, Tyler Ross
22. Legal Eagles (1986)
10
2
Legal Eagles
PG
10
2

Laura Kelly is an attorney representing Chelsea Deardon, an artist who has been accused of stealing a portrait for a millionaire. However, Chealsea claims that the painting was a gift to her from her father eighteen years ago. Laura seeks out Tom Logan, an assistant district attorney, to talk about the complicated case.

As:
Cast
Role:
Laura Kelly
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Crime
24. Thank God It's Friday (1978)
9
2
Thank God It's Friday
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Klane
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jeff Goldblum, Chick Vennera, Valerie Landsburg, Mark Lonow, Donna Summer
25. Wilder Napalm (1993)
10
2
Wilder Napalm
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Vida Foudroyant
Director:
Glenn Gordon Caron
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Jim Varney, Dennis Quaid, M. Emmet Walsh, Arliss Howard
26. Lola Versus (2012)
8
2
Lola Versus
R
8
2

Lola is dumped by her boyfriend only three weeks prior to their wedding. Since she is approaching her 30s, she begins to look for love and happiness in other ways.

As:
Cast
Director:
Daryl Wein
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
27. Slumber Party '57 (1976)
7
1
Slumber Party '57
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Debbie
Director:
William A. Levey
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Cheryl Smith, Janet Wood, Noelle North, Bridget Holloman
28. How It Ended (2011)
10
2
How It Ended
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Gabriel Nussbaum
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Larry Pine, Halley Feiffer
29. Big Bad Love (2001)
9
2
Big Bad Love
R
9
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Marilyn
Director:
Arliss Howard
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Angie Dickinson, Sigourney Weaver, Paul Le Mat, Rosanna Arquette
30. Bel Borba Aqui (2012)
8
2
Bel Borba Aqui
8
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Andre Costantini, Burt Sun
Genres:
Biography, Documentary
31. Everybody Wins (1990)
7
3
Everybody Wins
R
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Angela Crispini
Director:
Karel Reisz
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Nick Nolte, Judith Ivey, Will Patton, Kathleen Wilhoite

TV Movie(s)

1. Sometimes in April (2005)
11
2
Sometimes in April
TV-MA
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Raoul Peck
Genres:
War, History, Drama
Star Cast:
Idris Elba, Fraser James, Oris Erhuero, Carole Karemera
2. Special Olympics (1978)
10
2
Special Olympics
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Lee Philips
Genres:
Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Charles Durning, Mare Winningham, Herb Edelman, Philip Brown
3. Dawn Anna (2005)
11
3
Dawn Anna
TV-PG
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Dawn Anna Townsend
Director:
Arliss Howard
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tatiana Maslany, Alex Van, Sam Howard, Stephen Warner

Animation(s)

TV Shows and Videos

The Red Tent (2014)
The Red Tent
As:
Cast
Role:
Rebecca (2 episodes, 2014)
Director:
Roger Young
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Adventure, History
Star Cast:
Rebecca Ferguson, Minnie Driver, Iain Glen, Will Tudor, Vinette Robinson
Szysznyk (1977)
Szysznyk
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ned Beatty, Olivia Cole, Leonard Barr, Thomas Carter
Whatever Happened To? (2006)
Whatever Happened To?
As:
Cast
Genres:
Biography
Star Cast:
Marion Ross, Dawn Wells, Patricia Richardson, Jason Lewis