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List of Meredith Baxter Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. All the President's Men (1976)
15
4
All the President's Men
PG
15
4

Two young reporters, Bon Woodward and Carl Bernstein, from The Washington Post are assigned to cover what seems to be a small story of a failed break-in at the Democratic Party Headquarters at the Watergate apartment complex in 1972. But they uncover a nationwide conspiracy that ultimately, ends with President Nixon’s resignation. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Alan J. Pakula
Genres:
Biography, History, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
2. The Onion Movie (2008)
12
3
The Onion Movie
12
3

The Onion Movie is a comedy film which revolves around a veteran news anchor, who disapproves of corporate standards and refuses to comply.

As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Kuntz, Mike Maguire
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Harry Shum Jr., Len Cariou, Kevin Federline, Steven Seagal, Don McManus, Daniel Chacón, Ken Takemoto
3. The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green (2005)
10
3
The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green
R
10
3
As:
Cast
Director:
George Bamber
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Richard Riehle, Diego Serrano, Daniel Letterle, David Monahan
4. Ben (1972)
10
2
Ben
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Eve Garrison
Director:
Phil Karlson
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Arthur O'Connell, Joseph Campanella, Rosemary Murphy, Lee Montgomery,
5. Devil's Pond (2003)
10
2
Devil's Pond
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kate
Director:
Joel Viertel
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Tara Reid, Kip Pardue, Dan Gunther, Guy J. Graves
6. Bittersweet Love (1976)
9
2
Bittersweet Love
PG
9
2

Bittersweet Love is a romantic drama film which tells the story of a young married couple who are expecting a baby, but they suddenly discover that they are related as half-siblings. The woman visits her doctor to check if she can obtain an abortion, but eventually decides not to do it. However, her mother requests her to consider ending the pregnancy, or at least give up the baby for adoption.

As:
Cast
Director:
David Miller
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Lana Turner, Celeste Holm, Robert Alda, Robert Lansing, Scott Hylands
8. Paradise, Texas (2005)
10
2
Paradise, Texas
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Liz Cameron
Director:
Lorraine Senna
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Rider Strong, Polly Bergen, Timothy Bottoms, Sheryl Lee
9. Jezebel's Kiss (1990)
7
1
Jezebel's Kiss
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Virginia De Leo
Director:
Harvey Keith
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Malcolm McDowell, Meg Foster, Everett McGill, Katherine Barrese

TV Movie(s)

2. Target Risk (1975)
13
2
Target Risk
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Linda Flayly (as Meredith Baxter Birney)
Director:
Robert Scheerer
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Keenan Wynn, John P. Ryan, Bo Svenson, Philip Bruns
3. The Night That Panicked America (1975)
11
2
The Night That Panicked America
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Joseph Sargent
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Bosley, John Ritter, Michael Constantine, Eileen Brennan, Cliff De Young
4. The Invasion of Carol Enders (1974)
13
2
The Invasion of Carol Enders
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Carol Enders
Director:
Burt Brinckerhoff, Dan Curtis
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Star Cast:
Charles Aidman, Christopher Connelly, George DiCenzo, Patricia Hindy
5. The Inheritance (1997)
12
2
The Inheritance
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Bobby Roth
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Thomas Gibson, Tom Conti, Brigid Brannagh, Cari Shayne
6. The Family Man (1979)
13
2
The Family Man
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mercedes Cole (as Meredith Baxter Birney)
Director:
Glenn Jordan
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Ed Asner, Martin Short, Anne Jackson, Edward Asner, Paul Clemens
7. Naughty or Nice (2012)
13
2
Naughty or Nice
TV-G
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Carol Kringle
Director:
David Mackay
Genres:
Fantasy, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Hilarie Burton, Matt Dallas, Danneel Ackles, Gabriel Tigerman
8. Take Your Best Shot (1982)
11
3
Take Your Best Shot
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Carol Marriner (as Meredith Baxter Birney)
Director:
David Greene
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jeffrey Tambor, Robert Urich, Claudette Nevins, Jack Bannon
9. The Stranger Who Looks Like Me (1974)
11
2
The Stranger Who Looks Like Me
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Joanne Denver
Director:
Larry Peerce
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Patrick Duffy, Neva Patterson, Walter Brooke, Whitney Blake, Beau Bridges
10. The Impostor (1975)
10
2
The Impostor
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Julie Watson (as Meredith Baxter Birney)
Director:
Edward M. Abroms
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ed Asner, Nancy Kelly, Jack Ging, Edward Asner, Barbara Baxley, Paul Hecht
11. The Cat Creature (1973)
9
2
The Cat Creature
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rena Carter
Director:
Curtis Harrington
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
John Carradine, Gale Sondergaard, David Hedison, Stuart Whitman, Renne Jarrett
12. The Two Lives of Carol Letner (1981)
8
2
The Two Lives of Carol Letner
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Carol Letner (as Meredith Baxter Birney)
Director:
Philip Leacock
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Don Johnson, Dolph Sweet, Salome Jens, Kene Holiday
13. A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story (1992)
17
2
A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story
PG-13
17
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Betty Broderick
Director:
Dick Lowry
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Debra Jo Rupp, Stephen Collins, Michelle Johnson, Kelli Williams, Susanna Thompson
14. The Faculty (1995)
11
2
The Faculty
11
2
As:
Cast
Star Cast:
Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Jenica Bergere
15. Winnie (1988)
16
2
Winnie
16
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Winnie (as Meredith Baxter-Birney)
Director:
John Korty
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Barbara Barrie, Rutanya Alda, Katy Boyer, Diana Bellamy
16. A Christmas Visitor (2002)
14
3
A Christmas Visitor
14
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Carol Boyajian
Director:
Christopher Leitch
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
William Devane, Dean McDermott, Lindy Booth, Reagan Pasternak
17. Kate's Secret (1986)
15
2
Kate's Secret
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kate Stark (as Meredith Baxter Birney)
Director:
Arthur Allan Seidelman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ed Asner, Georgann Johnson, Edward Asner, Tracy Nelson, Shari Belafonte
18. For the Love of Aaron (1994)
13
2
For the Love of Aaron
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Margaret Gibson
Director:
John Kent Harrison
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Nick Mancuso, John Kapelos, Malcolm Stewart, Keegan MacIntosh
19. Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick, the Last Chapter (1992)
17
2
Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick, the Last Chapter
17
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Betty Broderick
Director:
Dick Lowry
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Judith Ivey, Ray Baker, Kelli Williams, Ralph Bruneau
20. After Jimmy (1996)
15
2
After Jimmy
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Maggie Stapp
Director:
Glenn Jordan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eva Marie Saint, Peter Facinelli, Bruce Davison, Mae Whitman
21. A Mother's Justice (1991)
13
2
A Mother's Justice
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lila
Director:
Noel Nosseck
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Blu Mankuma, G.W. Bailey, Ken Foree, Carrie Hamilton
22. Miracle in the Woods (1997)
13
3
Miracle in the Woods
TV-PG
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Sarah Weatherby
Director:
Arthur Allan Seidelman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Della Reese, Anna Chlumsky, David Hunt, Patricia Heaton
23. Reading Writing & Romance (2013)
11
2
Reading Writing & Romance
TV-G
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ernie Barbarash
Genres:
Family, Romance
Star Cast:
Stefanie Powers, Eric Mabius, Virginia Williams, Adam Kulbersh
24. The Rape of Richard Beck (1985)
11
2
The Rape of Richard Beck
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Barbara McKee (as Meredith Baxter Birney)
Director:
Karen Arthur
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
George Dzundza, Richard Crenna, Pat Hingle, Frances Lee McCain
25. The Kissing Place (1990)
10
2
The Kissing Place
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Florence Tulane
Director:
Tony Wharmby
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Kirby, David Ogden Stiers, Nathaniel Moreau, Victoria Snow
26. Young Love (1974)
10
2
Young Love
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
April (as Meredith Baxter Birney)
Director:
Norman Tokar
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dick Van Patten, Alan Oppenheimer, Brenda Sykes, Michael Burns
27. A Mother's Fight for Justice (2001)
13
2
A Mother's Fight for Justice
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Terry Stone
Director:
Thomas Rickman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alan Rosenberg, Christopher Bondy, Robin Brûlé, Kristin Booth
28. Shadow on the Mesa (2013)
10
2
Shadow on the Mesa
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
David S. Cass Sr.
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Kevin Sorbo, Gail O'Grady, Shannon Lucio, Dave Florek
29. Bound by a Secret (2009)
10
2
Bound by a Secret
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ida Mae
Director:
David S. Cass Sr.
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lesley Ann Warren, Bridget White, Holt McCallany, Ellery Sprayberry
30. Betrayed: A Story of Three Women (1995)
13
2
Betrayed: A Story of Three Women
13
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Amanda Nelson
Director:
William A. Graham
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Swoosie Kurtz, Breckin Meyer, John Terry, John Livingston
31. One More Mountain (1994)
11
2
One More Mountain
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Margaret Reed
Director:
Dick Lowry
Genres:
Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Chris Cooper, Jean Simmons, Molly Parker, Laurie O'Brien
32. Darkness Before Dawn (1993)
12
3
Darkness Before Dawn
12
3
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Mary Ann Guard
Director:
John Patterson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kirsten Dunst, Stephen Lang, Gwynyth Walsh, L. Scott Caldwell
33. Angel in the Family (2004)
14
2
Angel in the Family
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lorraine
Director:
Georg Stanford Brown
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ronny Cox, John Pyper-Ferguson, Tracey Needham, Natasha Gregson Wagner
34. Bump in the Night (1991)
9
2
Bump in the Night
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Martha Tierney (as Meredith Baxter-Birney)
Director:
Karen Arthur
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Christopher Reeve, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Richard Bradford, Wings Hauser
35. Skirtchasers (2016)
9
2
Skirtchasers
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lilah Samuels
Director:
Amanda Bearse, Stan Zimmerman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Barry Bostwick, Elizabeth Keener, Katie Walder, Shaughn Buchholz
36. The Long Journey Home (1987)
9
2
The Long Journey Home
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Maura Wells (as Meredith Baxter Birney)
Director:
Rod Holcomb
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
David Birney, James Sutorius, Ray Baker, Daphne Reid
37. Down Will Come Baby (1999)
11
2
Down Will Come Baby
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Leah Garr
Director:
Gregory Goodell
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Evan Rachel Wood, Diana Scarwid, Tom Amandes, Katie Booze-Mooney
39. Becoming Santa (2015)
10
2
Becoming Santa
TV-PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jessica Claus
Director:
Christie Will Wolf
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Michael Gross, Laura Bell Bundy, Jesse Hutch, Tony Cavalero
40. Holy Joe (1999)
9
2
Holy Joe
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Annie Cass
Director:
Larry Peerce
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Ritter, David Tom, Kayla Campbell, JoAnna Garcia Swisher
41. Burning Bridges (1990)
10
2
Burning Bridges
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lynn Hollinger (as Meredith Baxter-Birney)
Director:
Sheldon Larry
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lois Chiles, Elizabeth Wilson, Nick Mancuso, Derek de Lint
42. Family Ties Vacation (1985)
8
2
Family Ties Vacation
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Elyse Keaton (as Meredith Baxter Birney)
Director:
Will Mackenzie
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael J. Fox, Michael Gross, Justine Bateman, Tina Yothers
43. Miracle on the 17th Green (1999)
8
2
Miracle on the 17th Green
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Susan McKinley
Director:
Michael Switzer
Genres:
Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Robert Urich, Donnelly Rhodes, Matthew Walker, Dillon Moen
44. She Knows Too Much (1989)
9
2
She Knows Too Much
9
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Samantha White (as Meredith Baxter Birney)
Director:
Paul Lynch
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
45. Dog's Best Friend (1997)
9
2
Dog's Best Friend
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Allan A. Goldstein
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Jim Belushi, John Ratzenberger, Ed Asner, Shirley Jones, Edward Asner, Richard Mulligan
46. Murder on the Orient Express (2001)
8
2
Murder on the Orient Express
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Caroline Hubbard
Director:
Carl Schenkel
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Alfred Molina, Leslie Caron, Nicolas Chagrin, Amira Casar
47. Let Me Call You Sweetheart (1997)
9
2
Let Me Call You Sweetheart
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
D.A. Kerry McGrath
Director:
Bill Corcoran
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Victor Garber, Nick Mancuso, Joe Lisi, Colin Fox
48. My Breast (1994)
8
3
My Breast
8
3
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Joyce Wadler
Director:
Betty Thomas
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Sutorius, R.H. Thomson, Sara Botsford, Jamey Sheridan
49. The Wednesday Woman (2000)
8
2
The Wednesday Woman
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Muriel Davidson
Director:
Christopher Leitch
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
John Heard, Peter Coyote, Britt Irvin, Nicole Leroux

Animation(s)

TV Shows and Videos

Switched at Birth (2011)
Switched at Birth
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Grossman, Bethany Rooney, Michael Lange, Fred Gerber, James Hayman
Genres:
Drama, Family, Romance
Star Cast:
Marlee Matlin, Austin Butler, Zoey Deutch, D.W. Moffett, Constance Marie, Lea Thompson
Finding Carter (2014)
Finding Carter
TV-14
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Cynthia Watros, Jackson Rathbone, Milena Govich, Kathryn Prescott
What About Brian (2006)
What About Brian
As:
Cast
Director:
Dan Lerner, Bethany Rooney, Allison Anders, Jonathan Pontell, Anthony Russo
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Tiffani Thiessen, Jon Hamm, Daryl Sabara, William Devane, Barry Watson, Matthew Davis, Rick Gomez
We Have to Stop Now (2009)
We Have to Stop Now
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kate McKinnon, Jill Bennett, Cathy DeBuono, Suzanne Westenhoefer
Bridget Loves Bernie (1972)
Bridget Loves Bernie
As:
Cast
Role:
Bridget Fitzgerald Steinberg (24 episodes, 1972-1973)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ray Walston, John Fiedler, Harold J. Stone, Audra Lindley, David Doyle
Elevator Seeking (1999)
Elevator Seeking
As:
Cast
Role:
Ann
Director:
Rob Hinderstein
Star Cast:
Carl Weathers, Henry Winkler, Michael Tucci, Lisa Darr
The Faculty (1996)
The Faculty
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Flynn Sullivan (13 episodes, 1996)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Peter Michael Goetz, Peter Mackenzie, Constance Shulman, Janet Hubert
Airline Disaster (2010)
Airline Disaster
As:
Cast
Role:
President Harriet Franklin
Director:
John Willis III
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Scott Valentine, Geoff Meed, Jude Gerard Prest, Lindsey McKeon