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List of Estelle Getty Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Tootsie (1982)
26
9
Tootsie
TV-MA
26
9

Although a highly respected actor nobody wants to hire Michael Dorsey because of his perfectionism. In desperation, he decides to pose as a woman and audition for the role of Dorothy Michaels in a popular soap opera. He soon becomes popular, not only with the audience, but also with his fellow actors, who take him to be a woman. To make matters worse, he falls for his costar, Julie. 

Directed By:
2. Mask (1985)
13
5
Mask
PG-13
13
5

Rocky is a teenager who is intelligent, but suffers from a serious facial deformity. He manages to outlive his life expectancy, and his mother tries to get him accepted in the public school system. He tries to fit in and live a normal life under the circumstances.

Role:
Evelyn
Starring:
Sam Elliott, Eric Stoltz, Laura Dern, Richard Dysart, Cher
Directed By:
Peter Bogdanovich
3. Victims for Victims: The Theresa Saldana Story (1984)
7
4
Victims for Victims: The Theresa Saldana Story
7
4
Starring:
Lawrence Pressman, Linda Carlson, Theresa Saldana, Lelia Goldoni
Directed By:
Karen Arthur
4. No Man's Land (1984)
6
4
No Man's Land
6
4
Starring:
John Rhys-Davies, Wil Albert, Frank Bonner, Donna Dixon, Marc Alaimo
Directed By:
Rod Holcomb
5. Stuart Little (1999)
24
16
Stuart Little
PG
24
16

Stuart Little is an animated family film where the 'Little' family adopts a young mouse who speaks and acts like a teenage boy, but their housecat, Snowbell, tries to get rid of him. Drama and adventure ensue as Stuart is taken away by imposters posing as his real parents and he tries to make his way back to the Littles.

Directed By:
Rob Minkoff
6. Mannequin (1987)
10
7
Mannequin
PG
10
7

Jonathan is an unemployed artist, who finds a job at a store as an assistant window dresser. He soon comes across a beautiful mannequin which he had designed himself previously. Things take an interesting turn, when she comes to life, and they fall for each other.

Role:
Claire Timkin
Starring:
Directed By:
Michael Gottlieb
7. Team-Mates (1978)
5
4
Team-Mates
R
5
4
Starring:
James Spader, Karen Corrado, Max Goff, Christopher Seppe
Directed By:
Steven Jacobson
8. Deadly Force (1983)
4
4
Deadly Force
R
4
4
Starring:
Wings Hauser, Paul Shenar, Lincoln Kilpatrick, Joyce Ingalls
Directed By:
Paul Aaron
9. Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)
7
9
Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot
PG-13
7
9

Joe, a cop decides to break up with his girlfriend. Shortly after, his mother pays him a visit. However, she starts to interfere in all his activities, and even gets involved in his career. 

Role:
Tutti
Starring:
Sylvester Stallone, Ving Rhames, JoBeth Williams, Roger Rees, Martin Ferrero
Directed By:
Roger Spottiswoode
10. Copacabana (1985)
6
4
Copacabana
6
4
Role:
Bella Stern
Starring:
Annette O'Toole, James T. Callahan, Andra Akers, Barry Manilow
Directed By:
Waris Hussein
11. The Earth Day Special (1990)
5
4
The Earth Day Special
5
4
Starring:
James Brolin, Kirstie Alley, Christopher Lloyd, Dennis Miller, Christina Applegate, Neil Patrick Harris, Kelsey Grammer
Directed By:
Dwight Hemion, James Burrows, Gerry Cohen, Ted Haimes, Jim Henson
12. A Match Made in Heaven (1997)
5
4
A Match Made in Heaven
5
4
Starring:
John Stamos, Della Reese, Olympia Dukakis, Kelly Rowan
Directed By:
Paul Wendkos
13. The Million Dollar Kid (2000)
2
3
The Million Dollar Kid
PG
2
3
Role:
Sister Rosanne
Starring:
Corey Feldman, Richard Thomas, Maureen McCormick, C. Thomas Howell
Directed By:
Neil Mandt

TV Shows

The Golden Girls
34
8
The Golden Girls
TV-PG
34
8
Role:
Sophia Petrillo
Starring:
Rita Moreno, Alice Ghostley, Elinor Donahue, Fred Willard, Jeffrey Tambor, Hal Linden, Mario Lopez
Directed By:
Terry Hughes, Lex Passaris, Matthew Diamond, Jim Drake, Peter D. Beyt
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Nurse
9
2
Nurse
9
2
Starring:
Robert Reed, Danny Aiello, James Cromwell, Steve Allen, Dennis Boutsikaris, Hattie Winston, Michael Learned
Directed By:
Seymour Robbie, Philip Leacock, James Sheldon, Virgil W. Vogel
Newhart
12
4
Newhart
TV-G
12
4
Starring:
Don Rickles, Alan Autry, Don Knotts, Jean Smart, Sorrell Booke, Dave Coulier, Bob Newhart
Directed By:
Dick Martin, Will Mackenzie, Peter Baldwin, Michael Lessac, David Steinberg
The Fanelli Boys
8
2
The Fanelli Boys
8
2
Starring:
Joe Pantoliano, Christopher Meloni, Fabiana Udenio, Ann Morgan Guilbert, Richard Libertini
Directed By:
Steve Zuckerman, David Steinberg, Andrew D. Weyman, James Burrows, Jim Drake
It's Like, You Know...
8
3
It's Like, You Know...
8
3
Starring:
Joel Grey, Jennifer Grey, A. J. Langer, Carrie Fisher, Mimi Rogers, Maureen McCormick, Steven Eckholdt
Directed By:
John Fortenberry, John Whitesell, Leonard R. Garner Jr., Andy Ackerman
Roomies
7
3
Roomies
7
3
Starring:
Corey Haim, Burt Young, Jane Daly, Sean Sullivan
Directed By:
John Tracy, Jim Drake
Brotherly Love
8
3
Brotherly Love
8
3
Starring:
Tom Kenny, Sarah Silverman, Billy West, George Takei, Jodie Sweetin, Peter Krause, Bryan Cranston
Directed By:
Terry Hughes, Art Dielhenn, Jonathan Schmock, Joey Lawrence, Mark Cendrowski
The Golden Palace
8
3
The Golden Palace
8
3
Role:
Sophia Petrillo
Starring:
Bea Arthur, Betty White, Dick Van Patten, Kim Fields, Don Cheadle, Joely Fisher, Jack Black
Directed By:
Peter D. Beyt, Lex Passaris
The Nanny
30
13
The Nanny
TV-PG
30
13
Starring:
Pamela Anderson, Elizabeth Taylor, Cloris Leachman, Christina Pickles, Hugh Grant, Robert Urich, Roseanne Barr
Directed By:
Cagney & Lacey
8
4
Cagney & Lacey
8
4
Starring:
Brian Dennehy, Kathy Bates, Doris Roberts, Miguel Ferrer, Forest Whitaker, Jonathan Banks, Bill Pullman
Directed By:
Baker's Dozen
6
3
Baker's Dozen
6
3
Starring:
Sam McMurray, Ron Silver, Thomas Quinn, Cindy Weintraub
Directed By:
Bill Persky, Tony Mordente, Edward H. Feldman
Mad About You
18
9
Mad About You
TV-PG
18
9
Starring:
Bruce Willis, Michael Moore, Cyndi Lauper, Steven Alexander Wright, Carl Reiner, James Cameron, Jay Leno
Directed By:
Empty Nest
8
4
Empty Nest
8
4
Starring:
Lee Grant, Jane Lynch, Debra Jo Rupp, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Angie Dickinson, Phil Hartman, Matthew Perry
Directed By:
Steve Zuckerman, Hal Cooper, Dinah Manoff, Doug Smart
Ladies Man
6
3
Ladies Man
6
3
Starring:
Kaley Cuoco, Alexa Vega, Ann Cusack, Jennifer Coolidge, Alfred Molina, Betty White, Fred Willard
Directed By:
Mark Cendrowski, Gil Junger, Dana Piazza De Vally, Amanda Bearse, Gail Mancuso
Fantasy Island
10
5
Fantasy Island
10
5
Starring:
Edd Byrnes, John Carradine, Rory Calhoun, Tori Spelling, Don Ameche, Britt Ekland, Michelle Phillips
Directed By:
Cliff Bole, Don Weis, Earl Bellamy, George McCowan, Philip Leacock
Nurses
6
3
Nurses
6
3
Starring:
Patrick Warburton, John Ratzenberger, Salma Hayek, Adam West, Richard Belzer, Rider Strong, Jeri Ryan
Directed By:
Gil Junger, Robert Berlinger, Andy Cadiff, Terry Hughes, Tom Straw
Hotel
6
4
Hotel
6
4
Starring:
George Clooney, Anne Baxter, Stewart Granger, River Phoenix, Lynn Redgrave, James Doohan, Bert Convy
Directed By:
Blossom
9
6
Blossom
TV-PG
9
6
Starring:
Will Smith, Jane Leeves, Giovanni Ribisi, Phyllis Diller, Christine Taylor, Brittany Murphy, James Marsden
Directed By:
Zane Buzby, Bill Bixby, Ted Wass, Gil Junger, Peter Baldwin
Touched by an Angel
8
5
Touched by an Angel
TV-G
8
5
Starring:
Carrie Snodgress, Anthony Michael Hall, Gloria Stuart, Adam Beach, Mare Winningham, Swoosie Kurtz, Daniel Baldwin
Directed By:
Peter H. Hunt, Timothy Van Patten, Victor Lobl, Bethany Rooney, Stuart Margolin
City
5
3
City
5
3
Starring:
Alan Young, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Sam Lloyd, Mary Jo Keenen, Todd Susman, Valerie Harper
Directed By:
Howard Storm

Animation Movies

Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man
17
5
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man
TV-PG
17
5
Starring:
Heather Locklear, Bebe Neuwirth, Ed Begley Jr., Katey Sagal, Jeremy Sisto, Ron Leibman, Ben Stein
Directed By:
Jeff McGrath, Raymie Muzquiz, John Eng, Peter Avanzino, Norton Virgien
The Sissy Duckling (1999)
4
4
The Sissy Duckling
TV-Y7
4
4
Role:
Mrs. Hennypecker (voice)
Starring:
Sharon Stone, Ed Asner, Andy Dick, Edward Asner, Harvey Fierstein
Directed By:
Anthony Bell

Estelle Getty Awards

Golden Globe Awards
The Golden Girls Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical 1986
Primetime Emmy Awards
The Golden Girls Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series 1988