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List of Meg Ryan Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
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Sleepless in Seattle
PG
109
0

Sam cannot get over the death of his wife. On Christmas, his eight year old son Jonah, calls up the radio station and Sam is forced to speak about his feelings. The show is heard by Annie Reed, a reporter who writes to Sam, but he has started dating someone and does not show interest. However, Jonah promises to meet her on Empire State Building on Valentine's Day.

As:
Cast
Director:
Nora Ephron
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
2. When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
92
12
When Harry Met Sally...
R
92
12

Harry and Sally first meet as newly graduates when they share a long drive together from Chicago to New York City, and along the way, they argue about whether men and women can be just friends. They meet over and over in the following decades and become close friends, but are concerned about sexual relationship ruining their friendship.

As:
Cast
Role:
Sally Albright
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Carrie Fisher, Billy Crystal, Bruno Kirby, Steven Ford
3. You've Got Mail (1998)
96
6
You've Got Mail
PG
96
6

Kathleen Kelly, who runs a popular local bookstore, is annoyed by arrogant Joe Fox, who opens a branch of the large Fox Books chain across the street, threatening her business. The two, despite having partners, also anonymously chat online and fall in love with each other, but after learning her true identity, Fox must assuage her hatred for him.

As:
Cast
Role:
Kathleen Kelly
Director:
Nora Ephron
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
4. City of Angels (1998)
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12
City of Angels
PG-13
74
12

Seth, an angel whose responsibility is to guide deceased souls to the afterlife, is conflicted when he becomes attracted to young heart surgeon, Maggie Rice, while waiting for a man undergoing heart surgery. He makes up his mind when he meets Nathaniel, who was once an angel but decided to become a mortal to gain human senses.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Maggie Rice
Director:
Brad Silberling
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Nicolas Cage, Elisabeth Shue, Amy Brenneman, Nick Offerman, Andre Braugher, Dennis Franz
5. Top Gun (1986)
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10
Top Gun
PG
55
10

Reckless and impulsive ace pilot Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell is accepted into the Naval Fighter Weapons School, where he alienates other elite students with his attitude. As he competes for the TOPGUN Trophy with his calm rival Tom 'Iceman' Kazansky, he is also vying for the attention of the beautiful astrophysicist and civilian instructor Charlotte Blackwood.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Action, Romance
6. Kate & Leopold (2001)
60
5
Kate & Leopold
PG-13
60
5

While chasing a man called Stuart using a small camera that should not exist to take photographs, Duke of Albany, Leopold, is transported from 1876 to 2001 Manhattan, through a time portal. Leopold starts falling in love with Stuart’s ex-girlfriend Kate McKay. But time and space threaten to tear the couple apart. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Kate McKay
Director:
James Mangold
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
7. French Kiss (1995)
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French Kiss
PG-13
60
9

French Kiss is a romantic comedy-drama film, which tells the story of Kate, who flies to France, in order to confront her straying fiancé. However, on the plane, she meets Luc, a charming crook who sits next to her, and hides a stolen necklace in her bag. Problem arises when she falls in love with Luc.    

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Kate
Director:
Lawrence Kasdan
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Kevin Kline, Jean Reno, Timothy Hutton, François Cluzet
8. When a Man Loves a Woman (1994)
61
15
When a Man Loves a Woman
R
61
15

Alice Green is a school counselor who is suffering from alcoholism. Although she is happily married to Michael, an airline pilot, with two children, they face several problems due to her alcoholism. Therefore she enters a rehab, to get rid of her drinking problem. However, things get complicated when she returns home a completely changed person.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Alice Green
Director:
Luis Mandoki
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Tina Majorino, Andy Garcia, Ellen Burstyn, Mae Whitman
9. Courage Under Fire (1996)
43
7
Courage Under Fire
R
43
7

Courage Under Fire is a mystery war drama film, which tells the story of a US Army Officer, who is still dejected about a mistake he made during the Desert Storm incident. Now he has to investigate a female chopper commander, to find out whether she is worthy of the Medal of Honor.    

As:
Cast
Role:
Karen Walden
Director:
Edward Zwick
Genres:
War, Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Action
10. I.Q. (1994)
43
3
I.Q.
PG
43
3

This romantic comedy film tells the story of a young mechanic who falls for a young mathematician who is the niece of the renowned scientist Albert Einstein. Soon, Einstein helps the young man in winning his niece’s heart.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Catherine Boyd
Director:
Fred Schepisi
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
11. Innerspace (1987)
17
6
Innerspace
PG
17
6

Tuck volunteers to be part of an experiment where he is put into the body of a lab rabbit. However, he is accidentally injected into the body of a hapless store clerk instead. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Lydia Maxwell
Director:
Joe Dante
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action, Thriller, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Martin Short, Dennis Quaid, Chuck Jones, Vernon Wells, Kevin McCarthy
12. The Doors (1991)
12
11
The Doors
R
12
11

Although it is a biographical film about the popular rock band The Doors, it emphasizes especially on the life of its lead singer, Jim Morrison.  Its follows the band’s story from its inception in 1965, when Morrison was a student at UCLA, to his untimely death in 1971, in course of which it chronicles the band’s rise in popularity, his drug experimentation and abuse and ultimate fall. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Pamela Courson
Director:
Genres:
Biography, Music, Drama, Musical
13. Proof of Life (2000)
24
3
Proof of Life
R
24
3

Proof of Life is an American action thriller film, which tells the story of a woman Alice, whose engineer husband gets kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America. Therefore, she hires Terry Thorne, an experienced hostage negotiator, in order to save her husband. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Alice Bowman
Director:
Taylor Hackford
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Russell Crowe, David Caruso, David Morse, Pamela Reed
14. Addicted to Love (1997)
21
6
Addicted to Love
R
21
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Maggie
Director:
Griffin Dunne
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kelly Preston, Matthew Broderick, Maureen Stapleton, Tchéky Karyo
15. In the Land of Women (2007)
14
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In the Land of Women
PG-13
14
11

After a bad breakup with his girlfriend, Carter finds himself quite depressed. He eventually moves to Michigan to take care of his ailing grandmother. However, he also gets involved with the life of a woman living across the street, as well as the lives of her daughters.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jon Kasdan
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Adam Brody, Ginnifer Goodwin, Kristen Stewart, Kelsey Keel, Danielle Savre, Gia Mantegna, Rob Reinis
16. The Presidio (1988)
15
2
The Presidio
R
15
2

Ex-military policeman Jay Austin is now working as a detective in San Francisco. When he finds out about his former partner has been killed at a military base, he takes up the case. He comes across Lt Col Alan Caldwell, his former rival, whom he must now ask for help. However, he starts falling for Caldwell’s daughter, which further complicates their relationship.

As:
Cast
Role:
Donna Caldwell
Director:
Peter Hyams
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Sean Connery, Mark Harmon, Jack Warden, Mark Blum
18. Joe Versus the Volcano (1990)
22
6
Joe Versus the Volcano
PG
22
6

Joe Banks, a hypochondriac tired of his dreary job, learns that he has only few days to live. Quitting his job, he accepts an offer to jump in a Pacific Island volcano as per the superstition of the natives. Traveling aboard a yacht, he falls for Captain Patricia as they survive adversities together. But can he forget his commitment to the volcano?

As:
Cast
Role:
DeDe / Angelica / Patricia
Director:
John Patrick Shanley
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
19. Prelude to a Kiss (1992)
21
3
Prelude to a Kiss
PG-13
21
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Rita Boyle
Director:
Norman René
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Star Cast:
Stanley Tucci, Alec Baldwin, Kathy Bates, Ned Beatty, Patty Duke
20. Flesh and Bone (1993)
11
8
Flesh and Bone
R
11
8
As:
Cast
Director:
Steve Kloves
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Romance
Star Cast:
Gwyneth Paltrow, Dennis Quaid, James Caan, Julia McNeal
22. D.O.A. (1988)
6
4
D.O.A.
R
6
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Sydney Fuller
Director:
Rocky Morton, Annabel Jankel
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Jane Kaczmarek, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Charlotte Rampling
23. Desert Saints (2002)
4
7
Desert Saints
R
4
7
As:
Producer
Director:
Richard Greenberg
Genres:
Action, Romance, Thriller
Star Cast:
Leslie Stefanson, Kiefer Sutherland, Rachel Ticotin, Brent Roam, Shawn Woods
24. In the Cut (2003)
27
17
In the Cut
R
27
17

In the Cut is a mystery thriller film which revolves around Frannie Avery, a teacher, who meets Detective Giovanni Malloy while the latter is investigating the murder of a beautiful young woman in her neighborhood. They begin to flirt, and soon she starts having an affair with him, although she is unsure about his intentions.

As:
Cast
Role:
Frannie Avery
Director:
Jane Campion
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Kevin Bacon, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael Nuccio, Allison Nega, Dominick Aries
25. The Wedding Planner (2001)
16
5
The Wedding Planner
PG-13
16
5

Hard-working, single-minded Mary Flore, the perfect wedding planner, who made any wedding a remarkable occasion, has received the biggest opportunity of her career – the wedding of internet-magnate Fran Donnelly. Always too busy to think of her own love-life, Mary ‘accidently’ meets her Mr. Right, pediatrician Steve Edison, who incidentally happens to be the groom of the wedding. Can Ms. Planner solve this complication?

As:
Producer
Director:
Adam Shankman
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
26. Armed and Dangerous (1986)
7
4
Armed and Dangerous
PG-13
7
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Maggie Cavanaugh
Director:
Mark L. Lester
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
John Candy, Eugene Levy, Jonathan Banks, Robert Loggia, Kenneth McMillan
28. Serious Moonlight (2009)
8
4
Serious Moonlight
R
8
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Louise
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Crime
Star Cast:
Justin Long, Kristen Bell, Timothy Hutton, Derek Carter
29. Promised Land (1987)
5
8
Promised Land
R
5
8
As:
Cast
Role:
Beverly 'Bev' Sykes
Director:
Michael Hoffman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tracy Pollan, Kiefer Sutherland, Googy Gress, Jason Gedrick
32. My Mom's New Boyfriend (2008)
9
6
My Mom's New Boyfriend
PG-13
9
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Martha Durand
Director:
George Gallo
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
33. Ithaca (2015)
3
6
Ithaca
PG
3
6
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Mrs. Macauley
Director:
Meg Ryan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sam Shepard, Tom Hanks, Jack Quaid, Molly Gordon
34. Against the Ropes (2004)
7
6
Against the Ropes
PG-13
7
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Jackie Kallen
Director:
Charles S. Dutton
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Sport, Romance
Star Cast:
Kerry Washington, Tony Shalhoub, Tim Daly, Omar Epps, Charles S. Dutton
36. Lost Souls (2000)
3
4
Lost Souls
R
3
4
As:
Producer
Director:
Janusz Kaminski
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Drama
Star Cast:
John Hurt, Winona Ryder, Philip Baker Hall, Sarah Wynter, Ben Chaplin
37. Amityville 3-D (1983)
3
5
Amityville 3-D
PG
3
5
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Fleischer
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Lori Loughlin, Tony Roberts, John Beal, Leora Dana

TV Movie(s)

1. How I Met Your Dad (2014)
4
4
How I Met Your Dad
4
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Greenberg
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Greta Gerwig, Anders Holm, Nicholas D'Agosto, Ryan Lee
2. Northern Lights (1997)
1
4
Northern Lights
1
4
As:
Producer
Director:
Linda Yellen
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Cavanagh, Diane Keaton, Maury Chaykin, Joseph Cross, John Hoffman, Kathleen York
3. Fan Girl (2015)
3
4
Fan Girl
3
4
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Jarrett
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Scott Adsit, Pico Alexander, Nadia Alexander, Susan Blommaert

Animation(s)

Anastasia (1997)
Anastasia
G
Plot:

In 1916, Anastasia, the daughter of Czar Nicholas II, gets separated from her grandmother. Years later, she is found by two con men but she has very vague memories of her childhood. The con men, who think she is just a look alike of the princess, decide to take her to her grandmother and earn a reward. However problems await them in form of Grigori Rasputin.

As:
Cast
Role:
Anastasia
Director:
Don Bluth, Gary Goldman
Genres:
Romance, Family, Drama, Fantasy, Animation, Mystery, Adventure, Musical

TV Shows and Videos

Wildside (1985)
Wildside
As:
Cast
Role:
Cally Oaks
Director:
Harvey S. Laidman, Richard C. Sarafian, Tom Greene
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
James Cromwell, William Smith, Howard E. Rollins Jr., John D'Aquino, J. Eddie Peck
Anastasia: Adventures with Pooka and Bartok (1997)
Anastasia: Adventures with Pooka and Bartok
As:
Cast
Role:
Anastasia
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Hank Azaria, Jamie Goferman, Summer Litwin, Wade Major