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List of Julie Kavner Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Awakenings (1990)
15
2
Awakenings
PG-13
15
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.

Role:
Eleanor Costello
Directed By:
Penny Marshall
6. Alice (1990)
10
2
Alice
PG-13
10
2

Alice Tate is a housewife living in New York who is married to a wealthy man named Doug. She spends most of her time shopping, getting beauty treatment and gossiping with her friends. Things take a turn when she falls for a handsome jazz musician named Joe. She finds herself mysteriously attracted to him, and experiences guilt for this, which manifests itself in the form of a backache.   

Starring:
Directed By:
7. A Walk on the Moon (1999)
11
2
A Walk on the Moon
R
11
2

A Walk on the Moon is a romantic drama film which tells the story of Pearl, who lives with her husband Marty and their daughter, in New York City. Since Marty is able to see his family only on weekends, Pearl begins to feel lonely and isolated. Things take a turn when she begins to fall for a good-looking and free-spirited man named Walker, who is a traveling salesman.

Starring:
Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen, Liev Schreiber, Anna Paquin, Tovah Feldshuh, Bobby Boriello
Directed By:
8. Click (2006)
10
2
Click
PG-13
10
2

Michael Newman is unable to spend more time with his family while he is pursuing his dream promotion at work. He wishes for a universal remote to control his life, and gets one from the eccentric inventor Morty. He pauses, skips and rewinds through his life until he eventually realizes that he has lost control of his life altogether.

Directed By:
Frank Coraci
9. New York Stories (1989)
10
2
New York Stories
PG
10
2

New York Stories is an anthology drama film which tells us three different stories, all of them taking place in New York. The first one tells the story of Lionel, a middle-aged artist, who is infatuated with his assistant. The second story revolves around a 12 year old girl who lives in a luxurious hotel. The third one deals with a New York lawyer dealing with his possessive mother.     

10. Forget Paris (1995)
10
2
Forget Paris
PG-13
10
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.

Starring:
Debra Winger, Billy Crystal, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Charles Barkley, Joe Mantegna, Rush Limbaugh
Directed By:
11. Someone Like You... (2001)
9
2
Someone Like You...
PG-13
9
2

After her relationship with her boyfriend turns sour, Jane, a production assistant for a talk show, writes a column on the relationship habits of men. Little did she realize that it would gain her national popularity.

Starring:
Marisa Tomei, Greg Kinnear, Krysten Ritter, Tony Goldwyn, Hugh Jackman, Ellen Barkin, Ashley Judd
Directed By:
12. I'll Do Anything (1994)
9
2
I'll Do Anything
PG-13
9
2
Role:
Nan Mulhanney
Starring:
Joely Fisher, Albert Brooks, Rosie O'Donnell, Ian McKellen, Woody Harrelson, Anne Heche, Nick Nolte
Directed By:
James L. Brooks
13. Doctor Dolittle (1998)
8
2
Doctor Dolittle
PG-13
8
2

Dr. Doolittle, a noted surgeon, hits his head on the windshield while swerving his car to avoid running over a dog. It triggers in him a long dormant gift, enabling him to understand what animals and birds are saying and communicate with them. Although initially skeptical, he finally learns to appreciate his gifts and starts treating both animals and humans. 

Starring:
Eddie Murphy, John Leguizamo, Gilbert Gottfried, Brian Doyle-Murray, Norm MacDonald, Chris Rock, Jeffrey Tambor
Directed By:
Betty Thomas
14. Bad Medicine (1985)
7
1
Bad Medicine
PG-13
7
1
Starring:
Alan Arkin, Gilbert Gottfried, Bill Macy, Steve Guttenberg
Directed By:
Harvey Miller
15. Movie Madness (1982)
5
1
Movie Madness
R
5
1

A combination of three short segments, the spoof satirizes personal growth movies, soap operas, and other popular genres. The first segment, Growing Yourself ,satirizes family movies, the second, Success Wanters focuses on movies showing women looking for success and the third, Municipalians mocks law and order dramas.  

Starring:
Christopher Lloyd, Fred Willard, Rhea Perlman, Richard Widmark, Diane Lane, Peter Riegert, Candy Clark
Directed By:
Bob Giraldi, Henry Jaglom
16. Big Bird's Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake (1991)
11
2
Big Bird's Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake
11
2
Starring:
Frank Oz, Nancy Cartwright, Dan Castellaneta, Candice Bergen, April Allen
Directed By:
Lisa Simon, Emily Squires, Jon Stone
17. Judy Berlin (1999)
10
2
Judy Berlin
10
2
Starring:
Edie Falco, Anne Meara, Barbara Barrie, Bob Dishy, Carlin Glynn
Directed By:
Eric Mendelsohn
18. Barn Red (2004)
10
2
Barn Red
10
2
Starring:
Ernest Borgnine, Kimberly Guerrero, Kate Peckham, Will David Young
Directed By:
Richard Brauer
19. To the Moon, Alice (1991)
10
2
To the Moon, Alice
10
2
Starring:
Lisa Kudrow, Chris Cooper, Michael Cavanaugh, Alan Berger, Michael Clarke
Directed By:
Jessie Nelson
20. This Is My Life (1992)
9
2
This Is My Life
PG-13
9
2
Role:
Dottie Ingels
Starring:
Joy Behar, Dan Aykroyd, Carrie Fisher, Samantha Mathis, Gaby Hoffmann
Directed By:
Nora Ephron
21. Story of a Bad Boy (1999)
8
2
Story of a Bad Boy
8
2
Role:
Elaine
Starring:
Stephen Lang, Christian Camargo, Jeremy Hollingworth, Lauren Ward
Directed By:
Tom Donaghy
22. Surrender (1987)
8
2
Surrender
PG
8
2
Starring:
Sally Field, Jackie Cooper, Michael Caine, Peter Boyle, Steve Guttenberg
Directed By:
Jerry Belson

TV Movie(s)

1. No Other Love (1979)
13
2
No Other Love
13
2
Role:
Janet Michaels
Starring:
Norman Alden, Elizabeth Allen, Richard Thomas, Frances Lee McCain,
Directed By:
Richard Pearce
2. Katherine (1975)
11
2
Katherine
TV-14
11
2
Role:
Margot Weiss Goldman
Starring:
Todd Bridges, Art Carney, Jane Wyatt, Sissy Spacek, Henry Winkler
Directed By:
Jeremy Kagan
3. Don't Drink the Water (1994)
10
3
Don't Drink the Water
PG
10
3
Starring:
Michael J. Fox, Woody Allen, Ed Herlihy, Josef Sommer, Robert Stanton, Edward Herrmann
Directed By:
Woody Allen
4. Revenge of the Stepford Wives (1980)
8
2
Revenge of the Stepford Wives
PG
8
2
Role:
Megan Brady
Starring:
Don Johnson, Audra Lindley, Mason Adams, Sharon Gless
Directed By:
Robert Fuest
5. The Best of the Tracey Ullman Show (1990)
13
3
The Best of the Tracey Ullman Show
13
3
Role:
Various Characters
Starring:
Sam McMurray, Tracey Ullman, Dan Castellaneta, Joseph Malone
Directed By:
Art Wolff
6. Stand Up to Cancer (2008)
12
2
Stand Up to Cancer
12
2
Starring:
Jessica Alba, Casey Affleck, Jennifer Aniston, Paul Anka
Directed By:
Louis J. Horvitz
7. Jake's Women (1996)
10
2
Jake's Women
10
2
Role:
Karen
Starring:
Mira Sorvino, Alan Alda, Anne Archer, Lolita Davidovich
Directed By:
Glenn Jordan

Animation(s)

The Simpsons (1989)
The Simpsons
TV-14
Role:
Marge Simpson / ... (642 episodes, 1989-2018)
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Jeremy Irons, Susan Sarandon, Phil McGraw, Meryl Streep, Hank Azaria, Alyson Hannigan
Directed By:
Mark Kirkland, Steven Dean Moore, Bob Anderson, Matthew Nastuk, Jim Reardon
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance
Sesame Street (1969)
Sesame Street
TV-Y
Starring:
Kristin Chenoweth, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler James Williams, Sid Caesar, Teri Garr, Gene Wilder, Jeff Goldblum
Directed By:
Lisa Simon, Emily Squires, Ken Diego, Victor DiNapoli, Ted May
Family Guy (1999)
Family Guy
TV-14
Starring:
Bryce Dallas Howard, DJ Qualls, Scott Bakula, Sean Penn, Mike Judge, Alex Borstein, Patrick Warburton
Directed By:
Peter Shin, James Purdum, Dominic Bianchi, Pete Michels, John Holmquist
The Simpsons Ride (2008)
The Simpsons Ride
PG
Role:
Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier / Selma Bouvier (voice)
Starring:
Kelsey Grammer, Christopher Lloyd, Hank Azaria, Nancy Cartwright, Dan Castellaneta, Yeardley Smith
Directed By:
Mike B. Anderson, John Rice
The Simpsons: Family Portrait (1988)
The Simpsons: Family Portrait
PG
Role:
Marge Simpson (voice)
Starring:
Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Dan Castellaneta
The Simpsons Take the Bowl (2014)
The Simpsons Take the Bowl
Role:
Marge Simpson (voice)
Starring:
Hank Azaria, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Dan Castellaneta
Directed By:
David Silverman, Mike B. Anderson
The Simpsons: Family Therapy (1989)
The Simpsons: Family Therapy
PG
Role:
Marge Simpson (voice)
Starring:
Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Dan Castellaneta
Bart Simpson: Do the Bartman (1990)
Bart Simpson: Do the Bartman
Role:
Marge Simpson (voice)
Starring:
Harry Shearer, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Dan Castellaneta
Directed By:
Brad Bird
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
The Simpsons Movie
PG-13
Plot:

Due to his negligence, Homer Simpson ends up contaminating the lake of Springfield town which consequentially gets imprisoned in a large glass dome by the EPA. The angry residents attack the Simpson family who escape but return later when the EPA head decides to destroy the town. A selfish Homer, too, has a change of heart and decides to save his town from destruction.

Role:
Marge Simpson / Selma Bouvier / Patty Bouvier (voice)
Starring:
Tom Hanks, Hank Azaria, Albert Brooks, Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright
Directed By:
David Silverman
Bart Simpson: Deep Deep Trouble (1991)
Bart Simpson: Deep Deep Trouble
Role:
Marge Simpson (voice)
Starring:
Harry Shearer, Nancy Cartwright
Directed By:
Gregg Vanzo
The Simpsons' Christmas Message (2004)
The Simpsons' Christmas Message
Role:
Marge Simpson (uncredited) (voice)
Starring:
Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Dan Castellaneta
The Simpsons: Good Night (1987)
The Simpsons: Good Night
Role:
Marge Simpson (voice)
Starring:
Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Dan Castellaneta
Directed By:
Bill Kopp, David Silverman, Wesley Archer
The Lion King 1½ (2004)
The Lion King 1½
G
Role:
Mom (voice)
Starring:
Jim Cummings, Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, Jerry Stiller, Corey Burton, Whoopi Goldberg
Directed By:
Bradley Raymond

TV Shows and Videos

The Simpsons (1991)
The Simpsons
E
Role:
Marge Simpson (uncredited) (voice)
Starring:
Nancy Cartwright, Dan Castellaneta, Hiroshi Iuchi, M. Samejima
The ABC Afternoon Playbreak (1972)
The ABC Afternoon Playbreak
Starring:
Bert Convy, Laurence Luckinbill, John Candy, Edd Byrnes, Denise Alexander, Diana Hyland
The Simpsons: Tapped Out (2012)
The Simpsons: Tapped Out
T
Role:
Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier / Selma Bouvier / Jacqueline Bouvier (uncredited) (voice)
Starring:
Hank Azaria, Matt Groening, Nancy Cartwright, Dan Castellaneta
Taxi (1978)
Taxi
TV-PG
Starring:
Scatman Crothers, Andy Kaufman, Danny DeVito, Martin Short, Tony Danza, Ted Danson, Marilu Henner
Directed By:
Danny DeVito, James Burrows, Noam Pitlik, Michael Zinberg, Richard Sakai
The Simpsons: Hit & Run (2003)
The Simpsons: Hit & Run
T
Role:
Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier / Selma Bouvier (voice)
Starring:
Hank Azaria, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Dan Castellaneta
Petrocelli (1974)
Petrocelli
Starring:
Elinor Donahue, Rory Calhoun, Cindy Williams, Marion Ross, William Shatner, Harrison Ford, Della Reese
Directed By:
Irving J. Moore, Herb Wallerstein, Joseph Pevney, James Sheldon, Leonard Katzman
Lou Grant (1977)
Lou Grant
TV-PG
Starring:
Rae Dawn Chong, Jonathan Banks, Ed Asner, Brian Dennehy, Christina Pickles, Kirk Cameron, Danny Glover
Directed By:
Alexander Singer, Roger Young, Burt Brinckerhoff, Gene Reynolds, Peter Levin
The Simpsons Game (2007)
The Simpsons Game
T
Role:
Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier / Selma Bouvier (voice)
Starring:
Billy West, Hank Azaria, Kelsey Grammer, Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith
Directed By:
Ralph Sosa
The Simpsons: Road Rage (2001)
The Simpsons: Road Rage
T
Role:
Marge Simpson (voice)
Starring:
Hank Azaria, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Dan Castellaneta
The Simpsons: Cartoon Studio (1996)
The Simpsons: Cartoon Studio
Role:
Marge Simpson (voice)
Starring:
Hank Azaria, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Dan Castellaneta
Rhoda (1974)
Rhoda
TV-PG
Role:
Brenda Morgenstern (110 episodes, 1974-1978)
Starring:
Linda Lavin, Vivian Vance, Doris Roberts, Cloris Leachman, Gavin MacLeod, John Ritter, Mary Tyler Moore
Directed By:
Alan Rafkin, Robert Moore, James Burrows, Tony Mordente, Howard Storm
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
The Tracey Ullman Show (1987)
The Tracey Ullman Show
Role:
Various Characters / ... (43 episodes, 1987-1990)
Starring:
Isabella Rossellini, Steve Martin, Fran Drescher, Keanu Reeves, Tim Curry, Bill Pullman, Mel Brooks
Directed By:
Ted Bessell, Art Wolff, Paul Flaherty, Harvey Miller
Behind the Legend: Timon (2004)
Behind the Legend: Timon
Role:
Mom (uncredited) (voice)
Starring:
Peter Graves, Nathan Lane, Jerry Stiller, Ernie Sabella
The Simpsons: Virtual Springfield (1997)
The Simpsons: Virtual Springfield
PG
Role:
Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier / Selma Bouvier (voice) (as Julia Kavner)
Starring:
Phil Hartman, Hank Azaria, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith
Project Runway All Stars (2012)
Project Runway All Stars
Starring:
Alyssa Milano, Isaac Mizrahi, Georgina Chapman, Zanna Roberts Rassi
Tracey Takes On... (1996)
Tracey Takes On...
Role:
Various Characters / ... (10 episodes, 1996-1999)
Starring:
John Stamos, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Giovanni Ribisi, Billy Connolly, Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Danny Trejo
Directed By:
Thomas Schlamme, Don Scardino, Michael McKean, Michael Lange, Simon Curtis
Late Show with David Letterman (1993)
Late Show with David Letterman
Starring:
Sacha Baron Cohen, Bruce Willis, Cristin Milioti, Seth MacFarlane, Tricia Helfer, Jake T. Austin, Bebe Neuwirth
Directed By:
Jerry Foley, Hal Gurnee, Randi Grossack
Bert D'Angelo/Superstar (1976)
Bert D'Angelo/Superstar
Starring:
David McCallum, George Dzundza, James Woods, Paul Sorvino, Allison Giannini
Directed By:
Harry Falk, Virgil W. Vogel
Sibs (1991)
Sibs
Starring:
Matthew Perry, Dan Castellaneta, Alex Rocco, Marsha Mason, Jami Gertz
Directed By:
Ted Bessell
Birdland (1994)
Birdland
Starring:
Leslie Mann, Brian Dennehy, James Thomas Patrick Walsh, Tom Everett, Kevin J. O'Connor, Jeff Williams
Directed By:
Lesli Linka Glatter, Claudia Weill, Peter Horton, John David Coles, Larry Shaw
Simpsons Bowling (1999)
Simpsons Bowling
Role:
Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier / Selma Bouvier (voice)
Starring:
Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith
The Simpsons: Wrestling (2001)
The Simpsons: Wrestling
T
Role:
Marge Simpson (voice)
Starring:
Hank Azaria, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Dan Castellaneta
The Simpsons: Skateboarding (2002)
The Simpsons: Skateboarding
T
Role:
Marge Simpson (voice)
Starring:
Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Julie Kavner Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
The Simpsons Outstanding Voice-Over Performance 1992
Rhoda Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series 1978