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List of Mary Steenburgen Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

5. What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
33
10
What's Eating Gilbert Grape
PG-13
33
10

Gilbert Grape’s life has nothing special, only a bunch of responsibilities - he works at a grocery store and takes care of his family that comprises two sisters, an extremely obese mother and a mentally impaired brother. Then one day, he meets and falls in love with Becky who encourages him to focus on his own happiness as well. But how does he find time for that?

Role:
Betty Carver
Directed By:
Lasse Hallström
6. I Am Sam (2001)
23
7
I Am Sam
PG-13
23
7

Sam Dawson is an intellectually disabled father raising his daughter Lucy with the help of a group of friends who also have disabilities. As Lucy grows up her intellectual superiority threatens their relationship. Things get more complicated when Lucy is placed in foster care but keeps coming back to her dad. 

Directed By:
Jessie Nelson
7. Life as a House (2001)
12
4
Life as a House
R
12
4

George, a divorcee, is diagnosed with terminal cancer the day he loses his job. He decides to take down the house passed on by his father and build a new one. Trying to reconnect, he asks his rebellious son Sam for help. His ex-wife, friends and neighbors extend their support; soon he realizes, he is not rebuilding a house, but also relationships.

Role:
Colleen Beck
Directed By:
Irwin Winkler
8. Back to the Future Part III (1990)
52
18
Back to the Future Part III
PG
52
18

In the final movie in the Back to the Future trilogy, Marty McFly, stuck in 1955, learns about the death of his friend Dr. Emmett Doc Brown in 1885. To save his friend, he travel backs in time in the DeLorean car and convinces Doc to return to the present. However, DeLorean is damaged and the Doc falls for a local woman.

Role:
Clara Clayton
Directed By:
Robert Zemeckis
9. Ragtime (1981)
8
3
Ragtime
PG
8
3

An upper-class family residing in New York finds a baby of African-American origin abandoned in their garden. They soon find out that the police are about to charge the mother with child abandonment and attempted murder. The mother decides to take the child in into their home, although the father is reluctant. However, things get complicated when the child’s father enters the picture.

Directed By:
11. 7 Days in Hell (2015)
9
4
7 Days in Hell
TV-MA
9
4
Starring:
Will Forte, Fred Armisen, Jon Hamm, Andy Samberg, Michael Sheen, Karen Gillan, Kit Harington
Directed By:
Jake Szymanski
12. Nixon (1995)
10
4
Nixon
R
10
4

This biographical drama film revolves around the story of former US President Richard Nixon starting from his days as a young boy. This film portrays Nixon as a complex, admirable and a deeply flawed person, whose misuse of powers led to his career downfall.

Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Marley Shelton, Bob Hoskins, Paul Sorvino, Oliver Stone, James Thomas Patrick Walsh, Tony Goldwyn
Directed By:
13. Time After Time (1979)
9
4
Time After Time
PG
9
4

Time after Time is an adventure science fiction film which tells the story of HG Wells, British author, who uses his time machine to pursue a serial murderer into the 20th century.

Role:
Amy Robbins
Starring:
Corey Feldman, Malcolm McDowell, David Warner, Charles Cioffi
Directed By:
Nicholas Meyer
14. Elvis and Anabelle (2007)
8
3
Elvis and Anabelle
PG-13
8
3
Role:
Geneva
Starring:
Blake Lively, Joe Mantegna, Max Minghella, Keith Carradine
Directed By:
Will Geiger
15. The Whales of August (1987)
8
3
The Whales of August
8
3
Starring:
Bette Davis, Vincent Price, Ann Sothern, Lillian Gish, Harry Carey Jr.
Directed By:
Lindsay Anderson
16. Living with the Dead (2002)
7
3
Living with the Dead
PG-13
7
3
Role:
Detective Karen Condrin
Starring:
Queen Latifah, Jack Palance, Michael Moriarty, Lauren Holly, Ted Danson, Diane Ladd
Directed By:
Stephen Gyllenhaal
17. Elf (2003)
32
14
Elf
PG
32
14

A baby boy accidentally lands up with the elves at the North Pole and grows up with them as Buddy. When he realises that he is not one of them, he sets out to meet his biological father, Walter, in New York who has no idea about his existence. As Buddy tries to figure out his place in world, he also spreads Christmas happiness amongst the New Yorkers.

Role:
Emily
Starring:
Zooey Deschanel, Peter Dinklage, Jon Favreau, Bob Newhart, Amy Sedaris, Ed Asner, Will Ferrell
Directed By:
18. Parenthood (1989)
12
5
Parenthood
PG-13
12
5

This family comedy drama film is about the life of Gil Buckman who has to work hard to balance his personal and professional life, while also dealing with the problems of his three children. His life gets even more complicated after he discovers that his wife is pregnant again. 

Role:
Karen
Starring:
Keanu Reeves, Rick Moranis, Joaquin Phoenix, Steve Martin, Dianne Wiest, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jason Robards
Directed By:
19. Cross Creek (1983)
8
3
Cross Creek
PG
8
3
Role:
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Starring:
Malcolm McDowell, Rip Torn, Dana Hill, Alfre Woodard
Directed By:
Martin Ritt
20. Step Brothers (2008)
34
15
Step Brothers
R
34
15

Brennan Huff and Dale Doback, two middle-aged slackers living with their parents, are forced to share a room after Brennan's mother and Dale's father get married. Irritated by their rivalry, their parents give them one month ultimatum to find jobs, following which their love for music and shared hatred for Brennen's successful brother Derek bring them together.

Role:
Nancy Huff
Starring:
Ken Jeong, Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, Richard Jenkins, John C. Reilly, Adam Scott
Directed By:
21. Inland Empire (2006)
12
6
Inland Empire
R
12
6

Inland Empire is a 2006 mystery drama film, revolving around an actress who begins to adopt the persona of her character in a film, and meanwhile, her world starts becoming nightmarish and surreal.  

Starring:
David Lynch, Naomi Watts, Diane Ladd, William H. Macy, Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Jeremy Irons
Directed By:
22. Melvin and Howard (1980)
7
3
Melvin and Howard
R
7
3
Role:
Lynda Dummar
Starring:
Jason Robards, Paul Le Mat, Chip Taylor, Elizabeth Cheshire
Directed By:
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture
23. Sunshine State (2002)
7
3
Sunshine State
PG-13
7
3
Starring:
Miguel Ferrer, Edie Falco, Angela Bassett, Alan King, James McDaniel
Directed By:
John Sayles
24. The Proposal (2009)
35
17
The Proposal
PG-13
35
17

Margaret Tate, a successful executive editor-in-chief of a New York publisher, learns that she is about to be deported back to Canada for violating visa terms, and quickly hatches a plan to marry her timid and abused assistant Andrew Paxton. Now having an upper hand, Andrew agrees to her plan despite both being closely monitored for committing fraud.

Role:
Grace Paxton
Starring:
Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Betty White, Craig T. Nelson, Malin Akerman, Ryan Reynolds
Directed By:
Anne Fletcher
25. The Brave One (2007)
13
6
The Brave One
R
13
6

The Brave One is a psychological thriller which tells the story of Erica, who is left traumatized after a brutal attack resulting in the death of her fiancé. She eventually decides to take the law in her own hands, and begins a quest of vengeance against the perpetrators.  

Role:
Carol
Starring:
Jodie Foster, Terrence Howard, Zoë Kravitz, Nicky Katt, Naveen Andrews
Directed By:
Neil Jordan
26. Honeydripper (2007)
7
3
Honeydripper
PG-13
7
3
Starring:
Danny Glover, Kel Mitchell, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Charles S. Dutton, LisaGay Hamilton
Directed By:
John Sayles
27. Last Vegas (2013)
18
9
Last Vegas
PG-13
18
9

Aging friends Billy, Paddy, Archie, and Sam decide to go to Las Vegas for Billy’s bachelor party, who is marrying someone much younger. But Paddy and Billy have unresolved issues over Sophie, Paddy’s recently departed wife. The four friends soon realize that the years have not only changed Las Vegas but also their friendship. 

Role:
Diana Boyle
Starring:
Morgan Freeman, Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, Kevin Kline, Kevin Kline
Directed By:
Jon Turteltaub
28. Happiest Season (2020)
9
5
Happiest Season
PG-13
9
5

Abby, in a relationship with Harper for a year, accepts Harper’s invitation to spend Christmas with her family, and plans to propose at family dinner; but is disheartened to know that Harper has not yet come out to her parents. After meeting Harper’s perfectionist family and her exes who divulge Harper’s refusal to disclose her sexuality, Abby wonders about future of their relationship.

Role:
Tipper
Starring:
Kristen Stewart, Mackenzie Davis, Victor Garber
29. Powder (1995)
9
5
Powder
PG-13
9
5

Jeremy ‘Powder’ Reed, a shy albino teenager, raised and home-schooled by grandparents, is sent to home for boys after he is found living alone in grandparents’ farm-house following their death. He struggles to fit in, but his strange appearance and extraordinary intellect make the society fear and shun him. Will his mysterious paranormal powers and his deep compassion bring change for him?

Role:
Jessie Caldwell
Starring:
Jeff Goldblum, Sean Patrick Flanery, Lance Henriksen, Brandon Smith
Directed By:
Victor Salva
30. A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)
8
4
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy
PG
8
4

A Midsummer Night’s Sex Comedy is a sex comedy film which tells the story of an eccentric inventor and his wife, who invite two other couples to their summer house for the weekend. Soon, old romances reignite, new romances develop and everyone ends up sneaking off behind other’s backs.

Starring:
Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, José Ferrer, Julie Hagerty, Tony Roberts
Directed By:
31. The Dead Girl (2006)
7
4
The Dead Girl
R
7
4

After a young girl is murdered, the clues bring together several people who are seemingly unrelated.

Starring:
Brittany Murphy, Toni Collette, James Franco, Kerry Washington, Giovanni Ribisi, Rose Byrne, Josh Brolin
Directed By:
Karen Moncrieff
32. Numb (2007)
7
4
Numb
R
7
4

Numb is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of Hudson Milbank, a Hollywood screenwriter who is suffering from chronic depression. He is in a mental state where he finds himself without any emotions. He tries one doctor after the doctor, but nothing seems to be working. Things take a turn when he meets a young girl and finds himself attracted to her.

Starring:
Matthew Perry, Kevin Pollak, Helen Shaver, Bob Gunton, Lynn Collins
Directed By:
Harris Goldberg
33. Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School (2005)
6
3
Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School
PG-13
6
3
Starring:
Donnie Wahlberg, Sean Astin, John Goodman, Marisa Tomei, Danny DeVito, Robert Carlyle
Directed By:
Randall Miller
34. Dirty Girl (2010)
7
4
Dirty Girl
R
7
4

Dirty Girl is a comedy drama film which revolves around Danielle, a promiscuous high school girl who is running away, in order to find her long-absent father. She is accompanied by her gay buddy, after they steal a car belonging to his father.

Starring:
Milla Jovovich, Tim McGraw, William H. Macy, Juno Temple, Jeremy Dozier, Zach Lasry, Jonathan Slavin
Directed By:
Abe Sylvia
35. One Magic Christmas (1985)
7
3
One Magic Christmas
G
7
3
Role:
Ginny Grainger
Starring:
Harry Dean Stanton, Arthur Hill, Elisabeth Harnois, Gary Basaraba
Directed By:
Phillip Borsos
36. Casa de los babys (2003)
6
3
Casa de los babys
R
6
3
Starring:
Rita Moreno, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Daryl Hannah, Angelina Peláez, Lizzie Curry Martinez, Vanessa Martinez, Amanda Álvarez
Directed By:
John Sayles
37. A Walk in the Woods (2015)
8
5
A Walk in the Woods
R
8
5

After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson, an author, returns to his country of origin, the US. He decides to go on a hike with Stephen Katz, one of his oldest friends, in order to reconnect with his homeland.

Role:
Jeannie
Starring:
Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, Emma Thompson, Nick Offerman
Directed By:
Ken Kwapis
38. Dean (2016)
6
3
Dean
PG-13
6
3
Starring:
Gillian Jacobs, Demetri Martin, Kevin Kline, H. Jon Benjamin
Directed By:
39. The Discovery (2017)
8
5
The Discovery
TV-MA
8
5

A scientific discovery by Dr Thomas Harbor helps humanity find definite proof of the afterlife. However, this leads to a lot of people committing suicide to reset their lives. Meanwhile, Will, Dr Harbor’s son, helps a mysterious young woman break away from her dark past.  

Role:
Interviewer
Starring:
Riley Keough, Rooney Mara, Robert Redford, Jason Segel
Directed By:
Charlie McDowell
40. Nobel Son (2007)
6
4
Nobel Son
R
6
4
Role:
Sarah Michaelson
Starring:
Alan Rickman, Eliza Dushku, Lucy DeVito, Bill Pullman, Ted Danson, Danny DeVito, Bryan Greenberg
Directed By:
Randall Miller
41. Goin' South (1978)
6
4
Goin' South
PG
6
4

Goin’ South is a western romantic comedy film which takes us to a town in Texas, shortly after the Civil War. Henry Moon is an outlaw who is captured while trying to make his escape to Mexico. Due to lack of men after the war, the town has a special law that if a single woman offers to marry a condemned man, he can walk free. Henry is in luck since a woman named Julia offers to marry him, but it soon turns out that her main purpose is to have someone to search for gold in her property.

Role:
Julia Tate Moon
Starring:
Jack Nicholson, John Belushi, Ed Begley Jr., Veronica Cartwright, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd
Directed By:
42. Dead of Winter (1987)
7
4
Dead of Winter
R
7
4
Role:
Julie Rose / Katie McGovern / Evelyn
Starring:
Roddy McDowall, Ken Pogue, William Russ, Jan Rubes
Directed By:
Arthur Penn
43. Nobody's Baby (2001)
6
3
Nobody's Baby
R
6
3
Role:
Estelle
Starring:
Matthew Modine, Gary Oldman, Radha Mitchell, Skeet Ulrich, Gordon Tootoosis
Directed By:
David Seltzer
44. In the Electric Mist (2009)
7
4
In the Electric Mist
R
7
4

In the Electric Mist is a mystery crime film which revolves around a Louisiana detective named Dave, who tries to link the murder of a prostitute to a mobster in New Orleans who is co-producing a film based on the Civil War. He soon learns that he might be dealing with a serial killer.

Role:
Bootsie Robicheaux
Starring:
Tommy Lee Jones, Levon Helm, John Goodman, Peter Sarsgaard, Kelly Macdonald
Directed By:
Bertrand Tavernier
45. Miss Firecracker (1989)
5
3
Miss Firecracker
PG
5
3
Role:
Elain Rutledge
Starring:
Holly Hunter, Timothy Francis Robbins, Ann Wedgeworth, Tim Robbins, Scott Glenn
Directed By:
Thomas Schlamme
46. The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (2016)
5
4
The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
PG-13
5
4
Role:
Julia Mureaux
Starring:
Maisie Williams, Jason Sudeikis, Jessica Biel, Orlando Jones
Directed By:
Bill Purple
47. Song One (2014)
6
4
Song One
PG-13
6
4

Song One is a musical drama film which tells the story of Franny Ellis, a young girl whose musician brother Henry suffers an accident leading him to a coma. She returns home, and goes to great lengths to cure her ailing brother, which includes tracking down his favorite musician James Forester and asking him to pay a visit to Henry.

Role:
Karen
Starring:
Anne Hathaway, Lola Kirke, Johnny Flynn, Sarah Steele
Directed By:
Kate Barker-Froyland
48. Four Christmases (2008)
10
8
Four Christmases
PG-13
10
8

Coming from dysfunctional families, both Brad and Kate have resolved not to marry or have kids. Every Christmas, they travel abroad in order to avoid visiting their parents, all of whom have remarried. But when their plan to visit Fiji falls apart, they have no other option but to visit their four sets of parents, a visit which changes them for good. 

Starring:
Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon, Kristin Chenoweth, Katy Mixon, Robert Duvall, Zachary Gordon, Jon Voight
Directed By:
Seth Gordon
49. The Open Road (2009)
5
4
The Open Road
PG-13
5
4
Role:
Katherine
Starring:
Lyle Lovett, Jeff Bridges, Ted Danson, Harry Dean Stanton, Kate Mara
Directed By:
Michael Meredith
50. It Runs in the Family (1994)
4
4
It Runs in the Family
PG
4
4
Role:
Mrs. Parker (Mother)
Starring:
Charles Grodin, Kieran Culkin, Glenn Shadix, Jean Shepherd, Al Mancini
Directed By:
Bob Clark
51. Clifford (1994)
5
4
Clifford
PG
5
4
Role:
Sarah Davis
Starring:
Martin Short, Ben Savage, Charles Grodin, Dabney Coleman
Directed By:
Paul Flaherty
52. Hope Springs (2003)
5
4
Hope Springs
PG-13
5
4

Colin is an English painter who is heartbroken after being left by his childhood love and fiancée. He moves to a quiet town in Vermont named Hope, and checks in to a hotel. He begins to draw faces of the town’s eccentric residents. He also befriends a woman named Mandy, but after some time, his ex-girlfriend returns to his life, and tells him that she wants him back.

Role:
Joanie Fisher
Starring:
Colin Firth, Minnie Driver, Heather Graham, Frank Collison
Directed By:
Mark Herman
53. The Butcher's Wife (1991)
5
4
The Butcher's Wife
PG-13
5
4
Role:
Stella Keefover
Starring:
Demi Moore, George Dzundza, Miriam Margolyes, Frances McDormand, Jeff Daniels
Directed By:
Terry Hughes
54. Romantic Comedy (1983)
4
4
Romantic Comedy
PG
4
4

Playwright Jason Carmichael, seeking a writing partner, meets aspiring writer, Phoebe Craddock, on the day he marries affluent Allison St. James. Over the years, Jason-Phoebe’s work-partnership proves successful, but they try to ignore their mutual attraction. Allison’s political ambitions result in Jason’s affair with actress Kate Mallory, which drives away both Allison and Phoebe. Can he disentangle the complications and find happiness?

Role:
Phoebe
Starring:
Dudley Moore, Ron Leibman, Frances Sternhagen, Robyn Douglass
Directed By:
Arthur Hiller
55. Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009)
6
6
Did You Hear About the Morgans?
PG-13
6
6

An estranged couple in New York, Paul and Meryl witness a murder, and after a while, they are sent to a small town as a part of a witness protection programme. Meanwhile, their strained relationship gets a second chance during this period. 

Starring:
Sam Elliott, Sarah Jessica Parker, Hugh Grant, Elisabeth Moss, Natalia Klimas
Directed By:
Marc Lawrence
56. Reinventing the Wheelers (2007)
8
2
Reinventing the Wheelers
8
2
Starring:
James Brolin, Alyssa Milano, Katy Mixon, Amy Tipton, Bea W. Bliss, Anna Camp
Directed By:
Lawrence Trilling
57. Southern Discomfort (2010)
8
3
Southern Discomfort
8
3
Starring:
Sophia Bush, Don Johnson, Steve Talley
Directed By:
Andy Cadiff
58. About Sarah (1998)
7
3
About Sarah
7
3
Role:
Sarah Elizabeth McCaffrey
Starring:
Marion Ross, Diane Baker, Kellie Martin, Nick Searcy
Directed By:
Susan Rohrer
59. The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank (1988)
7
3
The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank
PG
7
3
Role:
Miep Gies
Starring:
Paul Scofield, Eleanor Bron, Huub Stapel, Frances Cuka
Directed By:
John Erman
60. Brahmin Bulls (2013)
6
3
Brahmin Bulls
6
3
Role:
Helen West
Starring:
Roshan Seth, Justin Bartha, Cassidy Freeman, Sendhil Ramamurthy
Directed By:
Mahesh Pailoor
61. Katie Says Goodbye (2016)
6
3
Katie Says Goodbye
6
3
Role:
Maybelle
Starring:
Jim Belushi, Mireille Enos, Olivia Cooke, Christopher Abbott
Directed By:
Wayne Roberts
62. Book Club (2018)
8
5
Book Club
PG-13
8
5
Role:
Carol
Starring:
Diane Keaton, Don Johnson, Jane Fonda, Richard Dreyfuss, Alicia Silverstone, Ed Begley Jr., Craig T. Nelson
Directed By:
Bill Holderman
63. Outlaw Country (2012)
5
3
Outlaw Country
5
3
Role:
Anastasia Lee
Starring:
Paula Malcomson, Travis Fimmel, John Hawkes, Haley Bennett
Directed By:
Adam Arkin, Michael Dinner
64. Capital City (2004)
5
3
Capital City
5
3
Starring:
Tom Berenger, Peter Fonda, Kyle Chandler, Katharine Ross
Directed By:
Spenser Hill
65. End of the Line (1987)
5
3
End of the Line
PG
5
3
Starring:
Kevin Bacon, Levon Helm, Holly Hunter, Barbara Barrie
Directed By:
Jay Russell
66. Mrs. Pilgrim Goes to Hollywood (2002)
5
3
Mrs. Pilgrim Goes to Hollywood
5
3
Starring:
Ted Danson, André Gordon, Grant Burns, Dorothy Deavers
Directed By:
Nick Rogers
67. Pontiac Moon (1994)
4
4
Pontiac Moon
PG-13
4
4
Role:
Katherine Bellamy
Starring:
Ted Danson, Cathy Moriarty, Ryan Todd, Eric Schweig
Directed By:
Peter Medak
68. Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow (2015)
5
4
Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow
TV-PG
5
4
Role:
Aunt Cly
Starring:
Genevieve Buechner, Jay Harrington, Reese Alexander, Graham Verchere
Directed By:
Kirk R. Thatcher
69. It Must Be Love (2004)
4
3
It Must Be Love
4
3
Role:
Clem Gazelle
Starring:
Ted Danson, Adam Frost, Bonnie Bartlett, Erin Karpluk
Directed By:
Steven Schachter
70. Happiness Isn't Everything (2009)
4
4
Happiness Isn't Everything
4
4
Starring:
Richard Dreyfuss, Perry King, Jason Biggs, Michelle Krusiec
71. Picnic (2000)
4
4
Picnic
4
4
Starring:
Bonnie Bedelia, Josh Brolin, J.D. Evermore, Gretchen Mol, Ben Caswell
Directed By:
Ivan Passer
72. Wish You Were Dead (2001)
3
4
Wish You Were Dead
R
3
4
Role:
Sally Rider
Starring:
Robert Englund, Christopher Lloyd, Sally Kirkland, Cary Elwes
Directed By:
Valerie McCaffrey
73. I Do... Until I Don't (2017)
3
4
I Do... Until I Don't
R
3
4
Role:
Cybil
Starring:
Ed Helms, Amber Heard, Paul Reiser, Lake Bell
Directed By:
Lake Bell
74. Self Deportation Station with Mary Steenburgen & George Lopez (2012)
2
3
Self Deportation Station with Mary Steenburgen & George Lopez
2
3
Starring:
George Lopez, Jon Huertas, Lukas Martin
Directed By:
Erin Gibson

TV Shows

Curb Your Enthusiasm
23
3
Curb Your Enthusiasm
TV-MA
23
3
Starring:
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Christine Taylor, Phil McGraw, Anne Bancroft, Alanis Morissette, Lucy Lawless, Martin Scorsese
Directed By:
Robert B. Weide, Larry Charles, Bryan Gordon, David Steinberg, Alec Berg
Justified
20
3
Justified
TV-MA
20
3
Starring:
Uriah Shelton, Alan Ruck, Amy Smart, Carla Gugino, Eric Roberts, Page Kennedy, Patton Oswalt
Directed By:
Beastie Boys: Make Some Noise (2011)
9
1
Beastie Boys: Make Some Noise
9
1
Starring:
Kirsten Dunst, Steve Buscemi, Will Arnett, Elijah Wood, Orlando Bloom, Amy Poehler, Jack Black
Directed By:
Adam Yauch
Weird: The Al Yankovic Story (2010)
9
2
Weird: The Al Yankovic Story
9
2
Role:
Mrs. Yankovic
Starring:
Gary Cole, Aaron Paul, Olivia Wilde, Patton Oswalt
Directed By:
Eric Appel
30 Rock
21
4
30 Rock
TV-14
21
4
Starring:
Jon Bon Jovi, Rob Reiner, Christopher Walken, Kim Kardashian, Denise Richards, Michael Blackson, Andie MacDowell
Directed By:
Frasier
17
4
Frasier
TV-PG
17
4
Starring:
James Spader, Pauley Perrette, Pat Boone, Ben Stiller, Sarah Shahi, Jane Lynch, Jill Clayburgh
Directed By:
Orange Is the New Black
39
9
Orange Is the New Black
TV-MA
39
9
Starring:
Natasha Lyonne, Laverne Cox, Laura Prepon, Ruby Rose, Sabrina Carpenter, Kate Mulgrew, Taylor Schilling
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
18
4
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
TV-14
18
4
Starring:
Julie Bowen, Rhea Perlman, Timothy Busfield, Gilbert Gottfried, Hal Linden, Bradley Cooper, Fred Savage
Directed By:
Bored to Death
11
3
Bored to Death
TV-MA
11
3
Starring:
Kristen Wiig, Parker Posey, F. Murray Abraham, Sarah Silverman, Bebe Neuwirth, Josh Gad, Isla Fisher
Directed By:
Adam Bernstein, Alan Taylor, Tristram Shapeero, Paul Feig, Michael Lehmann
Keepin' It Real Estate (2011)
7
2
Keepin' It Real Estate
7
2
Role:
Claire
Starring:
Jonas Fisch, B.J. Bales, Madison Hildebrand, Anthony Bear Williams
Directed By:
Felipe Torres Urso
Wilfred
11
3
Wilfred
TV-MA
11
3
Starring:
Robin Williams, Jane Kaczmarek, Eric Stoltz, Peter Stormare, Mimi Rogers, Katy Mixon, Elijah Wood
Directed By:
Randall Einhorn, Victor Nelli Jr.
Outtakes (2002)
7
2
Outtakes
7
2
Role:
Clara Clayton (uncredited)
Starring:
Thomas F. Wilson, Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Christopher Lloyd
Togetherness
7
2
Togetherness
TV-MA
7
2
Starring:
Paul Lieberstein, Hilarie Burton, Melanie Lynskey, John Ortiz
Blunt Talk
7
2
Blunt Talk
TV-MA
7
2
Starring:
Richard Lewis, Patrick Stewart, Lesley Ann Warren, Elisabeth Shue, Fred Armisen, Ed Begley Jr., Jason Schwartzman
Directed By:
Bill D'Elia, Leslye Headland, Tristram Shapeero, Michael Lehmann
The Last Man on Earth
12
4
The Last Man on Earth
TV-14
12
4
Starring:
Alexandra Daddario, Boris Kodjoe, January Jones, Jon Hamm, Martin Short, Jason Sudeikis, Laura Dern
Directed By:
John Solomon, Jason Woliner, Payman Benz, David Noel, Peter Atencio
Becker
8
3
Becker
TV-PG
8
3
Role:
 Patient (uncredited) 1 episode, 2004
Starring:
Ray Romano, Jaime Pressly, Dick Van Dyke, Hal Holbrook, Leonard Nimoy, Kelsey Grammer, Steven Alexander Wright
Directed By:
Andy Ackerman, Ken Levine, Darryl Bates, Chris Brougham, Gail Mancuso
Joan of Arcadia
7
3
Joan of Arcadia
TV-PG
7
3
Role:
Helen Girardi (45 episodes, 2003-2005)
Starring:
Louise Fletcher, Hilary Duff, Laura Marano, Cloris Leachman, Kat Graham, Jonathan Banks, Wentworth Miller
Directed By:
On Becoming a God in Central Florida
7
3
On Becoming a God in Central Florida
TV-MA
7
3
Role:
Ellen Joy Bonar
Starring:
Julie Benz, Kirsten Dunst, Ted Levine, Mel Rodriguez
Directed By:
Tricia Brock, Rodman Flender, Charlie McDowell
Gulliver's Travels
6
3
Gulliver's Travels
PG
6
3
Role:
Mary Gulliver (2 episodes, 1996)
Starring:
Omar Sharif, Geraldine Chaplin, Shashi Kapoor, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud, Tom Sturridge, Isabelle Huppert
Directed By:
Charles Sturridge
Ink
4
3
Ink
4
3
Role:
Kate Montgomery (22 episodes, 1996-1997)
Starring:
Angie Everhart, Kirstie Alley, Ted Danson, Christine Ebersole, Alana Austin
Directed By:
Joe Regalbuto, Thomas Schlamme, Philip Charles MacKenzie, Robert Berlinger, Brian K. Roberts
Noah's Ark
2
3
Noah's Ark
2
3
Role:
Naamah (2 episodes, 1999)
Starring:
James Coburn, Jon Voight, F. Murray Abraham, Carol Kane
Directed By:
John Irvin

Narrator/Dubbing

The Long Walk Home (1990)
8
3
The Long Walk Home
PG
8
3
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Starring:
Whoopi Goldberg, Ving Rhames, Sissy Spacek, Dwight Schultz, Dylan Baker
Directed By:
Richard Pearce
The One I Love (2014)
14
6
The One I Love
R
14
6

A couple whose relationship is crumbling, decide to see a therapist. They receive a recommendation to take a vacation to a beautiful and large estate. They experience bizarre circumstances but soon come to know that their doppelgangers are residing in the estate as well.

Role:
Mom (voice)
Starring:
Elisabeth Moss, Marlee Matlin, Ted Danson, Mark Duplass, Kiana Cason
Directed By:
Charlie McDowell

Animation Movies

Kaguyahime no monogatari (2013)
18
5
Kaguyahime no monogatari
PG
18
5

When a bamboo-cutter finds a tiny fairy-like girl in a glowing bamboo-shoot, he and his wife lovingly raise the girl, Kaguya, who grows into a beautiful princess. Her parents take her to capital to groom her into a fine lady who is courted by suitors. Then she reveals her origins to her parents.

Role:
The Bamboo Cutter's Wife / Narrator (voice)
Starring:
James Marsden, Dean Cain, Lucy Liu, Darren Criss, James Caan
Directed By:
Isao Takahata
Robot Chicken
17
5
Robot Chicken
TV-MA
17
5
Starring:
Burt Reynolds, Jennette McCurdy, Nathan Fillion, Gary Coleman, Keith David, Julian McMahon, Paul Rudd
Directed By:
Back to the Future
6
3
Back to the Future
TV-Y
6
3
Role:
Clara Clayton Brown (25 episodes, 1991-1992)
Starring:
Bill Nye, Thomas F. Wilson, Christopher Lloyd, Dan Castellaneta, David Kaufman
Directed By:
Peyton Reed, Bob Gale, Phil Robinson, John Hays
The Trumpet of the Swan (2001)
3
3
The Trumpet of the Swan
G
3
3
Role:
Mother (voice)
Starring:
Jason Alexander, Carol Burnett, Seth Green, Corey Burton, Reese Witherspoon
Directed By:
Richard Rich, Terry L. Noss

Mary Steenburgen Awards

Academy Awards
Melvin and Howard Best Actress in a Supporting Role 1981
Golden Globe Awards
Melvin and Howard Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture 1981