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List of Mary Tyler Moore Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Ordinary People (1980)
22
2
Ordinary People
R
22
2

This drama film revolves around Conrad Jarrett, a teenager, who is tormented with guilt after the death of his older brother. The relationships between him, his father and his mother also get strained, and therefore, he eventually attempts suicide. 

Role:
Beth
Starring:
Donald Sutherland, Adam Baldwin, Elizabeth McGovern, Timothy Hutton, Dinah Manoff
Directed By:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
2. Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)
12
3
Thoroughly Modern Millie
G
12
3

Millie is a naive woman living in the 1920s. Things get hilarious when she decides to pursue her wealthy boss.

Role:
Miss Dorothy Brown
Starring:
Julie Andrews, James Fox, John Gavin, Carol Channing
Directed By:
George Roy Hill
3. What's So Bad About Feeling Good? (1968)
14
3
What's So Bad About Feeling Good?
14
3

A new virus which gives people a feeling of happiness infects people across New York. However, the authorities consider it as a threat. 

Role:
Liz
Starring:
George Peppard, Don Stroud, Dom DeLuise, Susan Saint James
Directed By:
George Seaton
4. Don't Just Stand There (1968)
11
2
Don't Just Stand There
11
2

Don’t Just Stand There is a comedy film which tells the story of a young writer who is sent to Europe on an assignment which involves completing the final chapters of a sex novel, since the original writer Sabine has decided to stop writing.

Role:
Martine Randall
Starring:
Robert Wagner, Glynis Johns, Harvey Korman, Barbara Rhoades
Directed By:
Ron Winston
5. Flirting with Disaster (1996)
10
2
Flirting with Disaster
R
10
2

Mel Colpin was adopted as a child, and when he becomes a father, he feels that he cannot name his son until he knows who his real parents are. Accompanied by his wife and an adoption agent, he departs on a road trip to find out the identity of his real parents.

Role:
Pearl Coplin
Starring:
Directed By:
David O. Russell
6. Once Upon a Horse... (1958)
9
2
Once Upon a Horse...
9
2

Once Upon a Horse is a western comedy film which tells the story of two incompetent criminals who decide to try crime one last time before they go straight.

Starring:
Nita Talbot, Dick Martin, Martha Hyer, James Gleason
Directed By:
Hal Kanter
7. Change of Habit (1969)
11
2
Change of Habit
G
11
2
Role:
Sister Michelle
Starring:
Ed Asner, Leora Dana, Elvis Presley, Jane Elliot, Barbara McNair
Directed By:
William A. Graham
8. X-15 (1961)
10
2
X-15
10
2

The film depicts a fictional account of the X-15 research rocket aircraft program undertaken jointly by U.S. Air Force and N.A.S.A. at the Edward Air Force Base in 1960s and focuses on several test pilots, who take part in final launching. 

Starring:
Charles Bronson, David McLean, Ralph Taeger, Brad Dexter, Kenneth Tobey
Directed By:
Richard Donner
9. Cheats (2002)
9
2
Cheats
PG-13
9
2
Starring:
Griffin Dunne, Trevor Fehrman, Martin Starr, Casey Dubois
Directed By:
Andrew Gurland
11. Six Weeks (1982)
10
2
Six Weeks
PG
10
2

Nicole Dreyfus, the 12-year-old daughter of cosmetic baroness Charlotte Dreyfus, is dying of leukemia with only 6 weeks or less to live. As the two form an emotional bond with Californian Congressman Patrick Dalton, they travel together to New York City where Nicole tries to fulfill her dreams of ice-skating, assuming a lead in ‘The Nutcracker Ballet,’ and sightseeing through the city.

Role:
Charlotte Dreyfus
Starring:
Dudley Moore, Shannon Wilcox, Katherine Healy, Bill Calvert
Directed By:
Tony Bill
12. Keys to Tulsa (1997)
7
1
Keys to Tulsa
R
7
1
Starring:
Eric Stoltz, Cameron Diaz, James Coburn, James Spader, Michael Rooker
Directed By:
Leslie Greif
13. Just Between Friends (1986)
12
2
Just Between Friends
PG-13
12
2
Role:
Holly Davis
Starring:
Ted Danson, Sam Waterston, Julie Payne, Salome Jens, Beverly Sanders
Directed By:
Allan Burns
14. Reno Finds Her Mom (1998)
7
1
Reno Finds Her Mom
7
1
Starring:
Lily Tomlin, Reno
Directed By:
Lydia Dean Pilcher
15. Labor Pains (2000)
6
1
Labor Pains
R
6
1
Role:
Esther Raymond
Starring:
Kyra Sedgwick, Rob Morrow, Lela Rochon, Kurt Deutsch
Directed By:
Tracy Alexson

TV Movie(s)

1. Run a Crooked Mile (1969)
12
2
Run a Crooked Mile
12
2
Role:
Elizabeth Sutton
Starring:
Louis Jourdan, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Alexander Knox, Stanley Holloway
Directed By:
Gene Levitt
2. Van Dyke and Company (1975)
11
2
Van Dyke and Company
11
2
Role:
Herself
Starring:
Carl Reiner, Dick Van Dyke, Tina Turner, Ike Turner
Directed By:
Art Fisher
3. Heartsounds (1984)
11
2
Heartsounds
PG
11
2
Role:
Martha Weinman Lear
Starring:
James Garner, Sam Wanamaker, David Gardner, Wendy Crewson
Directed By:
Glenn Jordan
4. First, You Cry (1978)
10
3
First, You Cry
10
3
Role:
Betty Rollin
Starring:
Anthony Perkins, Don Johnson, Richard Dysart, Jennifer Warren
Directed By:
George Schaefer
5. Mary's Incredible Dream (1976)
9
2
Mary's Incredible Dream
9
2
Role:
Angel / Devil / Woman
Starring:
Ben Vereen, Doug Kershaw, Arthur Fiedler, Tim Hauser
Directed By:
Eugene McAvoy, Jaime Rogers
6. Stolen Memories: Secrets from the Rose Garden (1996)
17
2
Stolen Memories: Secrets from the Rose Garden
17
2
Role:
Jessica
Starring:
Linda Lavin, Paul Winfield, Shirley Knight, Wayne Grace, Nathan Watt
Directed By:
Bob Clark
7. Finnegan Begin Again (1985)
15
2
Finnegan Begin Again
15
2
Role:
Liz DeHaan
Starring:
Sam Waterston, David Huddleston, Sylvia Sidney, Robert Preston
Directed By:
Joan Micklin Silver
8. The Gin Game (2003)
14
3
The Gin Game
14
3
Role:
Fonsia Dorsey
Starring:
Dick Van Dyke, Annie Abbott, Sheila Rogers, Alessandro Mastrobuono
Directed By:
Arvin Brown
9. The Dick Van Dyke Show Revisited (2004)
11
2
The Dick Van Dyke Show Revisited
11
2
Role:
Laura Petrie
Starring:
Ray Romano, Dick Van Dyke, Carl Reiner, Ann Morgan Guilbert, Larry Mathews
Directed By:
Ken Whittingham
10. The Last Best Year (1990)
10
2
The Last Best Year
PG
10
2
Role:
Wendy Haller
Starring:
Bernadette Peters, Dorothy McGuire, Carmen Mathews, Kate Reid, Brian Bedford
Directed By:
John Erman
11. Like Mother Like Son: The Strange Story of Sante and Kenny Kimes (2001)
10
2
Like Mother Like Son: The Strange Story of Sante and Kenny Kimes
TV-PG
10
2
Role:
Sante Chambers Kimes / Eva Guerrero
Starring:
Jean Stapleton, Robert Forster, Gabriel Olds, Ken Radley
Directed By:
Arthur Allan Seidelman
12. Stolen Babies (1993)
14
3
Stolen Babies
14
3
Role:
Georgia Tann
Starring:
Lea Thompson, Kathleen Quinlan, Brett Rice, Mary Nell Santacroce
Directed By:
Eric Laneuville
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special
13. Blessings (2003)
9
2
Blessings
9
2
Role:
Lydia Blessing
Starring:
Kathleen Quinlan, China Chow, Liam Waite, Janaya Stephens
Directed By:
Arvin Brown
14. Miss Lettie and Me (2002)
9
2
Miss Lettie and Me
G
9
2
Role:
Lettie Anderson
Starring:
Burt Reynolds, Irma P. Hall, Charles Robinson, Holliston Coleman
Directed By:
Ian Barry
15. Payback (1997)
8
2
Payback
8
2
Role:
Kathryn Stanfill
Starring:
Ed Asner, Edward Asner, Adam Scott, Denis Arndt, Fredric Lehne
Directed By:
Ken Cameron
16. Snow Wonder (2005)
7
1
Snow Wonder
7
1
Starring:
Jennifer Esposito, Jason Priestley, Camryn Manheim, Josh Randall
Directed By:
Peter Werner
17. Thanksgiving Day (1990)
7
1
Thanksgiving Day
7
1
Role:
Paula Schloss
Starring:
Tony Curtis, Andy Hirsch, Kelly Curtis, Jonathon Brandmeier
Directed By:
Gino Tanasescu
18. Mary and Rhoda (2000)
7
2
Mary and Rhoda
7
2
Role:
Mary Richards-Cronin
Starring:
Charlie Day, Elon Gold, Bethany Joy Lenz, Christine Ebersole, Valerie Harper
Directed By:
Barnet Kellman

Animation(s)

King of the Hill (1997)
King of the Hill
TV-14
Starring:
Kathleen Turner, Alyson Hannigan, Ricki Lake, Erik Estrada, Chris Rock, William Gary Busey, Brittany Murphy
Directed By:
Wesley Archer, Klay Hall, Tricia Garcia, Kyoung Hee Lim, Adam Kuhlman
La freccia azzurra (1996)
La freccia azzurra
Role:
Granny Rose
Starring:
Tony Randall, Neil Shee, Walter Massey, Michael Caloz
Directed By:
Enzo D'Alò

TV Shows and Videos

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1951)
Schlitz Playhouse of Stars
Starring:
Janet Leigh, Charlton Heston, Vincent Price, Bette Davis, James Stewart, James Dean, Lee Marvin
Directed By:
Roy Kellino, Jus Addiss, Robert Florey, John Brahm, Ted Post
Straightaway (1961)
Straightaway
Starring:
Gloria Swanson, Gavin MacLeod, Jack Klugman, John Ashley, Brian Kelly
Directed By:
William D. Faralla
Thriller (1960)
Thriller
Starring:
Elizabeth Montgomery, William Shatner, Leslie Nielsen, Bruce Dern, Luciana Paluzzi, Cloris Leachman, George Harris Kennedy, Jr
Directed By:
John Newland, Herschel Daugherty, Gerald Mayer, Paul Henreid, John Brahm
Johnny Staccato (1959)
Johnny Staccato
Starring:
Martin Landau, Steve Allen, Michael Landon, Gena Rowlands, Elizabeth Montgomery, Cloris Leachman, John Cassavetes
Directed By:
Paul Henreid, John Brahm, John Cassavetes, Richard Whorf, Robert B. Sinclair
The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961)
The Dick Van Dyke Show
TV-G
Role:
Laura Petrie / ...
Starring:
Bob Crane, Denver Pyle, Don Rickles, Richard Dawson, Barry Van Dyke, Danny Thomas, Garry Marshall
Directed By:
John Rich, Theodore J. Flicker, Alan Rafkin, Howard Morris, Peter Baldwin
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best TV Star - Female, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Series (Lead)
The Aquanauts (1960)
The Aquanauts
Starring:
Telly Savalas, Keenan Wynn, Peter Falk, Ray Walston, Inger Stevens, Burt Reynolds, Charles Bronson
Directed By:
John Rich, David Friedkin, David Orrick McDearmon, Allen H. Miner, Gene Fowler Jr.
Surfside 6 (1960)
Surfside 6
Starring:
Claude Akins, Edd Byrnes, Dennis Hopper, Slim Pickens, Bobby Troup, Joel Grey, Dawn Wells
Directed By:
Charles R. Rondeau, Allen Baron, Richard Benedict, Irving J. Moore, William J. Hole Jr.
Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
Mary Tyler Moore
TV-PG
Role:
Mary Richards
Starring:
Laurence Luckinbill, Helen Hunt, John Amos, Betty White, Nanette Fabray, Craig T. Nelson, Eric Braeden
Directed By:
Alan Rafkin, Peter Baldwin, Jerry Belson, Jerry Paris, Hal Cooper
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best TV Actress - Comedy or Musical, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Actress of the Year - Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series
Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958)
Wanted: Dead or Alive
Starring:
Wayne Rogers, Steven McQueen, John Carradine, Claude Akins, Cloris Leachman, Martin Landau, James Coburn
Directed By:
Harry Harris, Don McDougall, Richard Donner, Murray Golden, Thomas Carr
The Millionaire (1955)
The Millionaire
Starring:
Barbara Eden, Jack Lord, Peter Graves, Angie Dickinson, James Franciscus, Carolyn Jones, Marion Ross
Directed By:
Leslie H. Martinson, James Sheldon, John Peyser, Gerald Mayer, James V. Kern
Hawaiian Eye (1959)
Hawaiian Eye
Starring:
Bert Convy, George Takei, Adam West, Connie Stevens, Jack Nicholson, Dawn Wells, Cloris Leachman
Directed By:
Edward Dein, Irving J. Moore, Robert Sparr, Charles R. Rondeau, Mark Sandrich Jr.
Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1957)
Richard Diamond, Private Detective
Starring:
Rita Moreno, Claude Akins, Charles Bronson, James Coburn, David Janssen
Directed By:
Bernard L. Kowalski, John Rich, Don McDougall, John Peyser, Alvin Ganzer
Stagecoach West (1960)
Stagecoach West
Starring:
Denver Pyle, James Coburn, Jack Lord, Marion Ross, Wayne Rogers, Robert Bray, Richard Eyer
Directed By:
Don McDougall, Thomas Carr, George Blair
Checkmate (1960)
Checkmate
Starring:
Joan Fontaine, Charles Laughton, Jane Wyman, Jack Benny, Dina Merrill, James Whitmore, Julie London
Directed By:
Alexander Singer, Don Weis, Alan Crosland Jr., Don Taylor, Herschel Daugherty
Bourbon Street Beat (1959)
Bourbon Street Beat
Starring:
Scatman Crothers, Richard Chamberlain, Rita Moreno, Adam West, Denver Pyle, James Coburn, Richard Long
Directed By:
William J. Hole Jr., Leslie H. Martinson, James V. Kern, Reginald Le Borg, Charles R. Rondeau
Riverboat (1959)
Riverboat
Starring:
Jeanne Crain, Buddy Ebsen, Cliff Robertson, Barbara Bel Geddes, Anne Baxter, Eddie Albert, Vincent Price
Directed By:
John Rich, Hollingsworth Morse, William Witney, R.G. Springsteen, David Lowell Rich
Lock Up (1959)
Lock Up
Starring:
Harry Dean Stanton, Leonard Nimoy, Gavin MacLeod, Buddy Ebsen, Burt Reynolds, Angie Dickinson, John Carradine
Directed By:
William Conrad, Walter Doniger, Otto Lang, Fred Hamilton, Leslie Goodwins
77 Sunset Strip (1958)
77 Sunset Strip
Starring:
John Banner, Mako Iwamatsu, Bea Benaderet, Majel Barrett, Werner Klemperer, Peter Lorre, Roger Moore
Directed By:
George Waggner, Montgomery Pittman, Robert Douglas, Leslie H. Martinson, Jeffrey Hayden
Steve Canyon (1958)
Steve Canyon
Starring:
Amanda Blake, Marion Ross, Leonard Nimoy, Claude Akins, Gavin MacLeod, Werner Klemperer, Paul Frees
Directed By:
Walter Grauman, Don Taylor, Arthur Hiller, Arthur Marks, Lamont Johnson
The George Burns Show (1958)
The George Burns Show
Starring:
George Burns, Bea Benaderet, Jack Benny, Judi Meredith, Larry Keating
Directed By:
Rod Amateau
That '70s Show (1998)
That '70s Show
TV-PG
Starring:
Lindsay Lohan, Lisa Robin Kelly, Justin Long, Maud Adams, John Ratzenberger, Ashton Kutcher, Dylan Sprouse
Directed By:
David Trainer
Bachelor Father (1957)
Bachelor Father
Starring:
Linda Evans, John Forsythe, Ryan O'Neal, Jack Benny, Barbara Eden, Noreen Corcoran, Sammee Tong
Directed By:
Earl Bellamy, John Newland, Don Taylor, Norman Abbott, Hollingsworth Morse
Overland Trail (1960)
Overland Trail
Starring:
Denver Pyle, Claude Akins, Slim Pickens, Werner Klemperer, John Carradine, Adam West, William Bendix
Directed By:
Tay Garnett, Sidney Salkow, William Witney
The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1952)
The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
TV-G
Starring:
Jerry Mathers, Kristin Nelson, Sterling Holloway, John Carradine, Linda Evans, Harriet Nelson, Ricky Nelson
Directed By:
Ozzie Nelson, David Nelson
Frasier (1993)
Frasier
TV-PG
Starring:
Eric Idle, Kevin Bacon, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael Keaton, Jane Kaczmarek, David Duchovny, Ron Howard
Directed By:
David Lee, Kelsey Grammer, Pamela Fryman, James Burrows, Sheldon Epps
Bronco (1958)
Bronco
Starring:
Anna Kashfi, Lorne Greene, Robert Reed, Buddy Ebsen, Denver Pyle, Adam West, James Coburn
Directed By:
Lee Sholem, Alan Crosland Jr., Robert Sparr, Herbert L. Strock, Paul Landres
The Tab Hunter Show (1960)
The Tab Hunter Show
Starring:
Luciana Paluzzi, Gena Rowlands, Elizabeth Montgomery, Tab Hunter, Richard Erdman, Jerome Cowan
Directed By:
Richard Kinon, William J. Hole Jr., Norman Tokar, Philip Rapp
The Deputy (1959)
The Deputy
Starring:
Henry Fonda, Robert Redford, Sydney Pollack, Vivian Vance, Denver Pyle, George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Richard Chamberlain
Directed By:
Herschel Daugherty, Tay Garnett, Louis King, Otto Lang, Robert B. Sinclair
Mary (1985)
Mary
Role:
Mary Brenner
Starring:
Katey Sagal, James Farentino, John Astin, David Byrd
Directed By:
Danny DeVito, Ellen Gittelsohn, Peter Baldwin, Rod Daniel
Hot in Cleveland (2010)
Hot in Cleveland
TV-PG
Starring:
Jaime Pressly, Kristin Chenoweth, Alex Borstein, Thomas Gibson, Ed Begley Jr., Jimmy Kimmel, Valerie Bertinelli
Directed By:
Andy Cadiff, David Trainer, John Whitesell, Gil Junger, Joe Regalbuto
Rhoda (1974)
Rhoda
TV-PG
Starring:
Anne Meara, Doris Roberts, Julie Kavner, Jerry Stiller, John Ritter, Linda Lavin, Vivian Vance
Directed By:
Alan Rafkin, Robert Moore, James Burrows, Tony Mordente, Howard Storm
Lincoln (1988)
Lincoln
Starring:
Sam Waterston, Thomas Gibson, Ruby Dee, Richard Mulligan
Directed By:
Lamont Johnson
The Mary Tyler Moore Hour (1979)
The Mary Tyler Moore Hour
Role:
Mary McKinnon / ...
Starring:
Michael Keaton, Joyce Van Patten, Ron Rifkin, Dody Goodman
Directed By:
Robert Scheerer, Jay Sandrich
The Naked Truth (1995)
The Naked Truth
Starring:
Sarah Silverman, Rob Lowe, Tom Hanks, Tim Curry, Anna Nicole Smith, Gary Coleman, Pauley Perrette
Directed By:
Robby Benson, Peter Bonerz, Michael Lessac, Art Dielhenn, Dennis Erdman
Shalom Sesame (1987)
Shalom Sesame
Role:
Herself
Starring:
Joan Rivers, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jerry Stiller, Anne Meara
Directed By:
Moti Aviram
Phyllis (1975)
Phyllis
Starring:
Dick Van Patten, Linda Lavin, Jerry Stiller, Cloris Leachman, John Ritter, Henry Jones, Carmine Caridi
Directed By:
Noam Pitlik, James Burrows, Harry Mastrogeorge, Jay Sandrich, Asaad Kelada
Lipstick Jungle (2008)
Lipstick Jungle
Starring:
Bobby Cannavale, Lorraine Bracco, Andrew McCarthy, Brooke Shields, Sarah Hyland, Rosie Perez, Kim Raver
Directed By:
Andrew McCarthy, Jay Chandrasekhar, Timothy Busfield
Mary (1978)
Mary
Starring:
Swoosie Kurtz, Michael Keaton, James Hampton
Directed By:
Robert Iscove
The Ellen Show (2001)
The Ellen Show
Starring:
Dakota Fanning, Vance DeGeneres, Ellen DeGeneres, Kaley Cuoco, Ed Asner, John Ritter, Cloris Leachman
Directed By:
Andrew D. Weyman
Annie McGuire (1988)
Annie McGuire
Role:
Annie McGuire
Starring:
Adrien Brody, John Randolph, Eileen Heckart, Denis Arndt
Directed By:
David Steinberg
New York News (1995)
New York News
Role:
Louise Felcott
Starring:
George C. Scott, Cynthia Nixon, Aida Turturro, Paul Giamatti, Kim Dickens, Gregory Harrison, Kelli Williams
Directed By:
Karen Arthur, James Quinn, Matthew Penn, Jack Bender, Randal Kleiser

Mary Tyler Moore Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Ordinary People Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama 1981
Mary Tyler Moore Best TV Actress - Comedy or Musical 1971
The Dick Van Dyke Show Best TV Star - Female 1965
Primetime Emmy Awards
The Dick Van Dyke Show Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series 1966
The Dick Van Dyke Show Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Series (Lead) 1964
Stolen Babies Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special 1993
Mary Tyler Moore Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series 1976
Mary Tyler Moore Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series 1974
Mary Tyler Moore Actress of the Year - Series 1974
Mary Tyler Moore Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series 1973
People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Female TV Performer 1979
Winner Favorite Female TV Performer 1978
Winner Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer 1976
Winner Favorite Female TV Performer 1975