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List of Linda Lavin Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
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The Muppets Take Manhattan
G
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2

The Muppets Take Manhattan is a musical adventure comedy drama film which revolves around Kermit and his friends who go to New York City in order to get their musical on Broadway. Soon, they come to know that this task is not as easy as they thought it would be.

Starring:
Joan Rivers, Art Carney, Frank Oz, Brooke Shields, Dave Goelz, Jim Henson
Directed By:
2. The Intern (2015)
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2
The Intern
PG-13
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2

70 years old Ben Whittaker becomes an intern in the fast-growing fashion company. While initially skeptical about him, the company’s young CEO Jules Ostin is won over by his charm and dedication along with her co-workers. Ben not only becomes her friend but his wisdom helps her deal with her personal issues. 

Starring:
Anne Hathaway, Robert De Niro, Rene Russo, Michael Mann, Anders Holm, JoJo Kushner
Directed By:
Nancy Meyers
3. Manhattan Nocturne (2016)
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2
Manhattan Nocturne
R
9
2

Tabloid writer Porter Wren is hired by a beautiful widow to investigate her husband's mysterious death. While Porter digs deep into the filmmaker's death mystery, he gets drawn into a very unpleasant case of blackmailing and sexual obsession - one that threatens his marriage, his job and his life.

Starring:
Jennifer Beals, Adrien Brody, Yvonne Strahovski, Campbell Scott, Raul Aranas
Directed By:
Brian DeCubellis
4. How to Be a Latin Lover (2017)
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2
How to Be a Latin Lover
PG-13
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2

Maximo made a career out of seducing rich older women. After twenty years of marriage, Maximo gets dumped by his 80 year-old wife, who settles with a young car salesman. Desperate to relive the luxurious life that he was used to, he hatches a scheme to seduce a widowed billionaire.

Starring:
Michael Cera, Raquel Welch, Salma Hayek, Rob Lowe, Kristen Bell, Eugenio Derbez, Raphael Alejandro
Directed By:
Ken Marino
5. Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (2019)
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2
Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase
PG
9
2
Role:
Flora
Starring:
Sophia Lillis, Andrea Anders, Laura Wiggins, Zoe Renee
Directed By:
Katt Shea
6. Wanderlust (2012)
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Wanderlust
R
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2

After the economy crashes down, a married couple finds themselves unemployed, forcing them to sell their apartment. They start looking for other living options, and they eventually find themselves in a commune in Georgia, which is filled with eccentric residents. 

Starring:
Jennifer Aniston, Paul Rudd, Alan Alda, Malin Akerman, Justin Theroux
Directed By:
David Wain
7. The Back-up Plan (2010)
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The Back-up Plan
PG-13
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2

Previously known as Plan B, the film explores the relationship between Joe, who is fed up with waiting for the right man, and Stan who bumps into her the day she undergoes artificial insemination. Continuing to bump into each other, they fall in love. But by that time, Joe realizes that she is pregnant and does not know how to break the news to Stan.  

Starring:
Directed By:
Alan Poul
8. Naked Singularity (2021)
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Naked Singularity
R
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1
Role:
Judge Cymbeline
9. Bakery in Brooklyn (2016)
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Bakery in Brooklyn
TV-14
7
1
Starring:
Ernie Sabella, Aimee Teegarden, Griffin Newman, Krysta Rodriguez
Directed By:
Gustavo Ron
10. A Short History of Decay (2014)
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2
A Short History of Decay
R
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2
Role:
Sandy Fisher
Starring:
Emmanuelle Chriqui, Harris Yulin, Bryan Greenberg, Kathleen Rose Perkins
Directed By:
Michael Maren
11. See You in the Morning (1989)
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2
See You in the Morning
PG-13
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2
Starring:
Farrah Fawcett, Jeff Bridges, Macaulay Culkin, Drew Barrymore, Alice Krige
Directed By:
Alan J. Pakula
12. I Want to Go Home (1989)
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2
I Want to Go Home
9
2
Role:
Lena Apthrop
Starring:
Geraldine Chaplin, Adolph Green, Micheline Presle, Gérard Depardieu
Directed By:
Alain Resnais

TV Movie(s)

1. The Morning After (1974)
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2
The Morning After
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2
Role:
Toni
Starring:
Dick Van Dyke, Don Porter, Lynn Carlin, Jewel Blanch
Directed By:
Richard T. Heffron
2. The $5.20 an Hour Dream (1980)
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2
The $5.20 an Hour Dream
12
2
Role:
Ellen Lissick
Starring:
Richard Jaeckel, Pamela McMyler, Mayf Nutter, Nicholas Pryor
Directed By:
Russ Mayberry
3. Damn Yankees! (1967)
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2
Damn Yankees!
11
2
Starring:
Lee Remick, Phil Silvers, Jim Backus, Fran Allison
Directed By:
Kirk Browning
4. A Matter of Life and Death (1981)
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2
A Matter of Life and Death
11
2
Role:
Nurse Joy Ufema
Starring:
Salome Jens, Ramon Bieri, Gail Strickland, Alley Mills
Directed By:
Russ Mayberry
5. Like Mom, Like Me (1978)
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2
Like Mom, Like Me
11
2
Role:
Althea Gruen
Starring:
Max Gail, Kristy McNichol, Michael LeClair, Stacey Nelkin
Directed By:
Michael Pressman
6. Another Woman's Child (1983)
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2
Another Woman's Child
9
2
Role:
Terry DeBray
Starring:
Doris Roberts, Joyce Van Patten, Ron Rifkin, Tony Lo Bianco
Directed By:
John Erman
7. Collected Stories (2002)
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Collected Stories
13
3
Role:
Ruth Steiner
Starring:
Samantha Mathis
Directed By:
Gilbert Cates
8. Stolen Memories: Secrets from the Rose Garden (1996)
12
2
Stolen Memories: Secrets from the Rose Garden
12
2
Role:
Earline
Starring:
Mary Tyler Moore, Paul Winfield, Shirley Knight, Wayne Grace, Nathan Watt
Directed By:
Bob Clark
9. A Place to Call Home (1987)
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2
A Place to Call Home
12
2
Role:
Liz Gavin
Starring:
Lori Loughlin, Lane Smith, Robert MacNaughton, Paul Cronin
Directed By:
Russ Mayberry
10. Best Friends for Life (1998)
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2
Best Friends for Life
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2
Role:
Sarah 'Coop' Cooper
Starring:
Gena Rowlands, Gwen Verdon, Ja'net DuBois, Richard Farnsworth
Directed By:
Michael Switzer
11. The Ring (1996)
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The Ring
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2
Starring:
Michael York, Nastassja Kinski, Leslie Caron, Leigh Lawson
Directed By:
Armand Mastroianni
12. A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes: The Annette Funicello Story (1995)
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2
A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes: The Annette Funicello Story
11
2
Starring:
Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Len Cariou, David Lipper
Directed By:
Bill Corcoran
13. Lena: My 100 Children (1987)
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2
Lena: My 100 Children
10
2
Role:
Lena Kuchler-Silberman
Starring:
George Touliatos, Torquil Campbell, Lenore Harris, Cynthia Wilde
Directed By:
Edwin Sherin
14. Maricela (1986)
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Maricela
8
2
Role:
Mrs. Gannett
Starring:
Amy Lynne, Irene DeBari, Lisa Marie Simmon, Carlina Cruz
Directed By:
Christine Burrill
15. For the Future: The Irvine Fertility Scandal (1996)
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2
For the Future: The Irvine Fertility Scandal
8
2
Role:
Marilyn Killane
Starring:
Marilu Henner, Randle Mell, Alicia Coppola, Castulo Guerra
Directed By:
David Hugh Jones

Animation(s)

Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999)
Courage the Cowardly Dog
TV-Y7
Starring:
Jim Cummings, Tom Kenny, Billy West, Alan Cumming, Peter Fernandez, Marty Grabstein, Thea White
Directed By:
John Dilworth
Bob's Burgers (2011)
Bob's Burgers
TV-PG
Starring:
Adam Driver, Bill Hader, Stephanie Beatriz, Chris Parnell, Cloris Leachman, Nathan Fielder, Kumail Nanjiani
Directed By:
Bernard Derriman, Tyree Dillihay, Jennifer Coyle, Chris Song, Boo Hwan Lim
Whitewash (1994)
Whitewash
Role:
Ms. Steunberg (voice)
Starring:
Ruby Dee, Serena Henry, Ndehru Roberts, Danielle Robinson
Directed By:
Michael Sporn

TV Shows and Videos

The Sopranos (1999)
The Sopranos
TV-MA
Starring:
Edie Falco, Ron Leibman, Mike Epps, Elizabeth Reaser, Cristin Milioti, Drea de Matteo, Jon Favreau
Directed By:
Steve Buscemi, Timothy Van Patten, John Patterson, Allen Coulter, Alan Taylor
The Great American Dream Machine (1971)
The Great American Dream Machine
Starring:
Chevy Chase, Alan Arkin, Ken Shapiro, Marshall Efron
Barney Miller (1974)
Barney Miller
Starring:
Todd Bridges, James Cromwell, Christopher Lloyd, Hal Linden, Jeffrey Tambor, Abe Vigoda, Doris Roberts
Directed By:
Noam Pitlik, Danny Arnold, Bruce Bilson, Lee Bernhardi, Max Gail
American Playhouse (1981)
American Playhouse
Starring:
Vanessa Redgrave, Glenda Jackson, Elaine Stritch, Mandy Patinkin, Kenneth Branagh, Connie Booth, Matthew Modine
Directed By:
Kirk Browning, Jack O'Brien, Jeff Bleckner, Bill Duke, Michael Roemer
The Good Wife (2009)
The Good Wife
TV-14
Starring:
Mamie Gummer, Gary Cole, Gillian Jacobs, Connie Nielsen, Amy Irving, David Oyelowo, Ed Asner
Directed By:
Rosemary Rodriguez, Michael Zinberg, Brooke Kennedy, James Whitmore Jr., Félix Enríquez Alcalá
Family (1976)
Family
Starring:
Kim Cattrall, Season Hubley, Michael Keaton, James Woods, Leif Garrett, Tommy Lee Jones, Mare Winningham
Directed By:
Joanne Woodward, Richard Kinon, Edward Parone, Glenn Jordan, John Erman
The Nurses (1962)
The Nurses
Starring:
Inger Stevens, Lee Grant, Barbara Feldon, Leslie Nielsen, Keenan Wynn, Ossie Davis, Sorrell Booke
Directed By:
Alex March, Charles S. Dubin, Marvin J. Chomsky, Leonard Horn, Ralph Senensky
Kaz (1978)
Kaz
Starring:
Ron Leibman, Edith Atwater, Patrick O'Neal, Linda Carlson
Harry O (1973)
Harry O
Starring:
Kurt Russell, Martin Sheen, Sal Mineo, Linda Evans, Broderick Crawford, Margot Kidder, Robert Reed
Directed By:
Jerry London, Russ Mayberry, Don Weis, John Newland, Richard Benedict
Bones (2005)
Bones
TV-14
Starring:
Betty White, Katheryn Winnick, Michael B. Jordan, John Ratzenberger, Sarah Rafferty, Stephen Fry, Zooey Deschanel
Directed By:
Ian Toynton, Dwight H. Little, Jeannot Szwarc, Chad Lowe, David Boreanaz
The Doctors (1963)
The Doctors
Starring:
Ted Danson, Kathy Bates, Alec Baldwin, Tina Louise, Armand Assante, Kathleen Turner, Swoosie Kurtz
Directed By:
Norman Hall, Henry Kaplan, Paul Lammers, Robert Myhrum, Rick Edelstein
CBS Schoolbreak Special (1984)
CBS Schoolbreak Special
Starring:
Danny DeVito, Elinor Donahue, Cuba Gooding Jr., Bonnie Bedelia, James Earl Jones, Joely Fisher, Kirsten Dunst
Directed By:
David J. Eagle, Joanna Lee, Susan Rohrer, Bradley Wigor, Michael Toshiyuki Uno
CBS Playhouse (1967)
CBS Playhouse
Starring:
Lloyd Bridges, Teresa Wright, Gene Hackman, Jane Wyatt, Shirley Booth, Robert Duvall, William Shatner
Directed By:
William A. Graham, Paul Bogart, George Schaefer
Room for Two (1992)
Room for Two
Role:
Edie Kurland (26 episodes, 1992-1993)
Starring:
Christina Pickles, Lisa Kudrow, John Putch, Bess Meyer, Peter Michael Goetz
Directed By:
Peter Bonerz, Will Mackenzie
The O.C. (2003)
The O.C.
TV-PG
Starring:
Janel Parrish, Willa Holland, Mischa Anne Marsden Barton, Ashley Benson, Olivia Wilde, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Paris Hilton
Directed By:
Ian Toynton, Michael Lange, Michael Fresco, Tony Wharmby, Patrick R. Norris
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
TV-14
Starring:
F. Murray Abraham, John Krasinski, Bobby Cannavale, Elizabeth Berkley, Lynn Redgrave, Rider Strong, Miguel Ferrer
Directed By:
Frank Prinzi, Jean de Segonzac, Steve Shill, Darnell Martin, Norberto Barba
Alice (1976)
Alice
TV-PG
Role:
Alice Hyatt / ... (202 episodes, 1976-1985)
Starring:
Nancy McKeon, Joyce Bulifant, Dinah Shore, Kim Richards, George Burns, Corey Feldman, Candace Cameron Bure
Directed By:
Marc Daniels, William Asher, John Pasquin, Linda Lavin, Don Corvan
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical
Rhoda (1974)
Rhoda
TV-PG
Starring:
Gavin MacLeod, Anne Meara, Julie Kavner, Vivian Vance, John Ritter, Jerry Stiller, Ed Asner
Directed By:
Alan Rafkin, Robert Moore, James Burrows, Tony Mordente, Howard Storm
Mom (2013)
Mom
TV-14
Starring:
Emily Osment, Rosie O'Donnell, Rhea Perlman, Jaime Pressly, Allison Janney, Justin Long, Judy Greer
Directed By:
James Widdoes, Ted Wass, Jeff Greenstein, Anthony Rich, Jon Cryer
Phyllis (1975)
Phyllis
Starring:
Dick Van Patten, Mary Tyler Moore, John Ritter, Cloris Leachman, Jerry Stiller, Henry Jones, Carmine Caridi
Directed By:
Noam Pitlik, James Burrows, Harry Mastrogeorge, Jay Sandrich, Asaad Kelada
Conrad Bloom (1998)
Conrad Bloom
Starring:
Christina Moore, Lauren Graham, Julie Benz, Chris Parnell, Steve Landesberg
Directed By:
Lee Shallat Chemel, James Burrows, Gail Mancuso, Will Mackenzie, Ken Levine
Sean Saves the World (2013)
Sean Saves the World
Starring:
Lorna Luft, Portia de Rossi, Craig Ferguson, Sean Hayes, Megan Hilty, Echo Kellum, Samantha Isler
Directed By:
Marc Buckland, James Burrows
Touched by an Angel (1994)
Touched by an Angel
TV-G
Starring:
Carrie Snodgress, Gloria Stuart, Charles Durning, Debra Jo Rupp, Alyson Hannigan, Ernest Borgnine, Faye Dunaway
Directed By:
Peter H. Hunt, Timothy Van Patten, Victor Lobl, Bethany Rooney, Stuart Margolin
9JKL (2017)
9JKL
TV-PG
Role:
Judy (16 episodes, 2017-2018)
Starring:
Fred Willard, Christina Pickles, Mark Feuerstein, David Walton

Linda Lavin Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Alice Best Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical 1980
Alice Best Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical 1979