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List of Elaine Stritch Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Providence (1977)
13
4
Providence
R
13
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Helen Wiener
Director:
Alain Resnais
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Gielgud, Dirk Bogarde, Ellen Burstyn, David Warner
2. Who Killed Teddy Bear (1965)
12
2
Who Killed Teddy Bear
12
2

As a disco hostess is stalked by a sexual predator, she decides to ask help from a detective, who shows a personal interest in the case. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Marian Freeman
Director:
Joseph Cates
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Sal Mineo, Jan Murray, Juliet Prowse, Margot Bennett
3. The Scarlet Hour (1956)
12
2
The Scarlet Hour
12
2

Pauline ‘Paulie,’ the wife of wealthy real-estate developer Ralph Nevins, is having a secret affair with Ralph’s assistant Marshall ‘Marsh,’ but is unwilling to leave Ralph because of his money. After overhearing a jewel robbery plan, Paulie persuades a reluctant Marsh to rob the thieves after their robbery. Suspicious of Paulie’s behavior, Ralph follows her with his gun on the same fateful night. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Phyllis Rycker
Director:
Genres:
Film-Noir, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Jody Lawrance, Tom Tryon, James Gregory, Carol Ohmart,
4. Three Violent People (1956)
11
2
Three Violent People
11
2

Former Confederate officer, Colt Saunders, returns to Texas following a whirlwind marriage and learns that the corrupt commissioner of the provisional carpetbagger government eyeing his ranch. Meanwhile, his black sheep one-armed brother Cinch returns to claim his share of the ranch, while one of the carpetbaggers recognizes Colt's pregnant newly-married bride Lorna as a gold-digging dance-hall girl.

As:
Cast
Director:
Rudolph Maté
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Charlton Heston, Anne Baxter, Gilbert Roland, Tom Tryon, Forrest Tucker
5. The Perfect Furlough (1958)
11
2
The Perfect Furlough
11
2

Out of 104 sex starved servicemen stationed at an isolated Arctic base, Corporal Paul Hodges is chosen by lot to spend three weeks leave in Paris with Sandra Roca, his favorite pinup queen.  Army psychologist Lieutenant Vicki Loren, who has originally conceived the idea so as to boost the morale of the troop, is ordered to make sure that he does not bed with her. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Liz Baker
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
7. Small Time Crooks (2000)
11
2
Small Time Crooks
PG
11
2

This heist comedy film, tells the story of a crooked married couple, who plan to rob a local bank. However, they also start selling cookies as their cover up business. Ironically their cookie business makes them even richer, and the duo is now unsure whether they should continue stealing.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Woody Allen, Hugh Grant, Tracey Ullman, Tony Darrow, Michael Rapaport
8. September (1987)
11
2
September
PG
11
2

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.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Diane
Director:
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
9. A Farewell to Arms (1957)
10
2
A Farewell to Arms
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
War, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Rock Hudson, Bud Spencer, Vittorio De Sica, Oskar Homolka, Jennifer Jones, Mercedes McCambridge
11. Pigeons (1970)
10
2
Pigeons
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Dexter
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sylvester Stallone, Jordan Christopher, Jill O'Hara, Robert Walden, Kate Reid
12. Kiss Her Goodbye (1959)
10
2
Kiss Her Goodbye
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Marge Carson
Director:
Albert Lipton
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Gene Lyons, Steven Hill, Andrew Prine, Daniel Reed
13. Out to Sea (1997)
10
2
Out to Sea
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Martha Coolidge
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Walter Matthau, Jack Lemmon, Hal Linden, Gloria DeHaven, Dyan Cannon
14. Screwed (2000)
9
2
Screwed
PG-13
9
2

Tired of the constant ill-treatment by his boss, a chauffeur decides to kidnap her beloved pet dog, and hold it for ransom. However, things get extremely complicated when the dog escapes back to his boss, and everyone believes that it is the chauffer who is kidnapped.

As:
Cast
Role:
Miss Crock
Director:
Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
15. Cadillac Man (1990)
9
2
Cadillac Man
R
9
2

Joey is a car salesman, who is given an impossible task of selling twelve cars in two days, if he wants to keep his job. Meanwhile, he is also dealing with his personal problems. Things get worse when a guy with a machine gun crashes into the car dealership, and takes everybody hostage.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Roger Donaldson
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Robin Williams, Fran Drescher, Timothy Francis Robbins, Tim Robbins, Pamela Reed, Zack Norman
16. Monster-in-Law (2005)
9
2
Monster-in-Law
PG-13
9
2

When aspiring fashion designer, Charlotte Cantilini, accepts Dr.Kevin Field’s marriage proposal she does not realize that she has a competitor in Kevin’s mother Viola. Viola has recently lost her successful career and now she is frightened of losing her son and will do anything to destroy their relationship. Will Charlotte fall in her trap?

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Luketic
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
17. Autumn in New York (2000)
9
2
Autumn in New York
PG-13
9
2

Will Keane, a successful nearly-50 restaurateur, is a womanizer with no belief in love or commitment. When he meets the 22-year-old free-spirited Charlotte Fielding, who reveals her terminal illness after their first night together, he finds himself getting intrigued by unpredictable Charlotte. The blooming love brings unexpected changes….she tries to fight for her life, while love teaches him to accept responsibilities of life. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dolly
Director:
Joan Chen
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
18. The Spiral Staircase (1975)
9
2
The Spiral Staircase
9
2

Helen has been incapable of speech since she saw her husband die. When she is working in New England as a domestic help, she becomes the target of a maniac who is killing off disabled people. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Collinson
Genres:
Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Jacqueline Bisset, Christopher Plummer, Mildred Dunnock, Sam Wanamaker
19. Cocoon: The Return (1988)
8
2
Cocoon: The Return
PG
8
2

This science fiction adventure film revolves around friendly aliens from Anterea, a far away planet, who return to Earth to rescue some incubation pods which have been found by scientists. Although in their planet, nobody grows old, they start developing a liking towards earth and therefore, they think of staying back.

As:
Cast
Director:
Daniel Petrie
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Romance

TV Movie(s)

1. Steel Magnolias (1990)
11
2
Steel Magnolias
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ouiser Boudreaux
Director:
Thomas Schlamme
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Cindy Williams, Polly Bergen, Sally Kirkland, Sheila McCarthy
2. An Unexpected Life (1998)
10
2
An Unexpected Life
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
David Hugh Jones
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
RuPaul, Stockard Channing, Stephen Collins, Christine Ebersole, S. Epatha Merkerson
3. Stranded (1986)
10
2
Stranded
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Maxine
Director:
Rod Daniel
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Perry King, Edward Winter, Loni Anderson, Joel Brooks
5. The Secret Life of Archie's Wife (1990)
9
2
The Secret Life of Archie's Wife
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
James Frawley
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jill Eikenberry, Gordon Clapp, Ray Wise, Michael Tucker
6. Paradise (2004)
8
2
Paradise
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Frank Pierson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
David Strathairn, Al Bernstein, Barbara Hershey, Anita Barone
7. Sparks: The Price of Passion (1990)
8
2
Sparks: The Price of Passion
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard A. Colla
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Hector Elizondo, William Lucking, Victoria Principal, Ted Wass

Animation(s)

ParaNorman (2012)
ParaNorman
PG
Plot:

Eleven year old Norman Babcock is a bit of an outsider both at school and in his family. His claim that he can communicate with the dead makes things all the more difficult for him. But when his town Blithe Hollow is under threat, Norman is the only one who can fight the zombies, ghosts as well as humans to protect everyone around.

As:
Cast
Director:
Chris Butler, Sam Fell
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation

TV Shows and Videos

Shades of Greene (1975)
Shades of Greene
As:
Cast
Director:
Alan Cooke, Philip Saville, Graham Evans, Alastair Reid, Peter Hammond
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Donald Pleasence, John Hurt, John Gielgud, Denholm Elliott, Shane Briant, Neville Phillips
Two's Company (1975)
Two's Company
As:
Cast
Role:
Dorothy McNab (29 episodes, 1975-1979)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Joyce Carey, Donald Sinden, John Savident, Peter Carlisle
EGG, the Arts Show (2000)
EGG, the Arts Show
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself - Narrator / ... (3 episodes, 2001)
Star Cast:
Alan Thicke, Vanessa Beecroft, Ani Difranco, Annie Leibovitz
Bless This House (1995)
Bless This House
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rosie O'Donnell, Howie Mandel, Cathy Moriarty, Jay Thomas
Soul Man (1997)
Soul Man
As:
Cast
Director:
Don Scardino, Peter Bonerz, John Pasquin, Gil Junger, Ted Wass
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tim Allen, Dan Aykroyd, Ed Asner, John Goodman, Courtney Chase, Brendon Ryan Barrett

Elaine Stritch Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
30 Rock Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series 2007
Elaine Stritch at Liberty Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program 2004
Law & Order Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series 1993