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List of Shirley MacLaine Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Apartment (1960)
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11
The Apartment
55
11

Timid insurance worker C.C. Baxter attempts to rise up the corporate ladder by lending his apartment to company executives to use for their extramarital affairs. However, he is torn from the inside when he realizes that the personnel director, who recently granted his promotion, brought to his apartment the elevator girl he is attracted to.

Role:
Fran Kubelik
Starring:
Directed By:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Comedy or Musical, BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress
2. Being There (1979)
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7
Being There
PG
27
7

Illiterate and slow, gardener Chance worked his entire life for his old master in Washington DC. Not exposed to outer world except via television, he has nowhere to go after his master dies. An accidental meeting takes him to business tycoon Ben Rand who mistakes his gardening talk as some insightful words. Soon, Chance is hailed as Chauncey Gardiner, an upper-class knowledgeable advisor.

Role:
Eve Rand
Starring:
Peter Sellers, Jack Warden, Richard Dysart, Melvyn Douglas
Directed By:
Hal Ashby
3. The Children's Hour (1961)
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3
The Children's Hour
12
3

Mary is a rebellious student studying at a girl’s school who is known to be a spoiled child, who bullies her classmates. When she loses interest in going back to school, she accuses two of her teachers of being lesbians.  

Role:
Martha Dobie
Starring:
Audrey Hepburn, James Garner, Veronica Cartwright, Miriam Hopkins, Fay Bainter
Directed By:
4. Shirley MacLaine: If They Could See Me Now (1974)
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4
Shirley MacLaine: If They Could See Me Now
8
4
Role:
Herself
Directed By:
Robert Scheerer
5. The Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir (1975)
8
3
The Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir
8
3
Role:
Herself
Directed By:
Claudia Weill, Shirley MacLaine
6. Terms of Endearment (1983)
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7
Terms of Endearment
PG
21
7

The multiple Academy Award-winning movie features widowed Aurora Greenway and daughter Emma, who share a deep bond despite their frequent squabbles. Lonely after Emma’s marriage, Aurora finds love with neighbor Garrett. Emma, who is facing marital discord and difficulties in managing children, is diagnosed with terminal cancer. As Garrett breaks up with Aurora, she keeps her pain aside to be with Emma. 

Role:
Aurora Greenway
Directed By:
James L. Brooks
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
7. The Shirley MacLaine Special: Where Do We Go from Here? (1977)
7
3
The Shirley MacLaine Special: Where Do We Go from Here?
7
3
Role:
Herself
Starring:
Sergio Aragonés
Directed By:
Tony Charmoli
8. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
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29
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
PG
78
29

Daydreamer Walter Mitty, the negative assets manager of Life magazine, finds his job at risk when the publication decides to go online. Matters complicate further when the negative 25 which is to be used for the cover of the last edition goes missing. To find Sean, the photographer, Walter steps out of his ordinary life and embarks on a real life adventurous journey around the world.

Starring:
Directed By:
9. Steel Magnolias (1989)
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7
Steel Magnolias
PG
20
7

The story focuses on the bond shared by a group of ladies in a small Louisiana town. At the center is a young beautician, who arrives here after encountering personal tragedy and finds work in a home based salon.  Soon, she is befriended by its patrons and becomes a part of the group, sharing joys and misfortunes with them, starting a new life in the process.     

Role:
Ouiser Boudreaux
Directed By:
Herbert Ross
10. Irma la Douce (1963)
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4
Irma la Douce
12
4

Nestor Patou is an honest cop who is transferred to a more urban neighborhood in Paris. He finds a street full of prostitutes working at a hotel and proceeds to raid the place. However, soon it becomes apparent that his superior is aware of the happenings at the hotel, but tolerates it due to bribes and services. He frames Nestor for bribery and fires him from the job.  

Role:
Irma La Douce
Starring:
Louis Jourdan, Jack Lemmon, Lou Jacobi, Herschel Bernardi, Bruce Yarnell
Directed By:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Comedy or Musical
11. Some Came Running (1958)
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3
Some Came Running
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3
Role:
Ginnie Moorehead
Starring:
Frank Sinatra, Marion Ross, Dean Martin, Martha Hyer, Arthur Kennedy
Directed By:
12. Defending Your Life (1991)
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4
Defending Your Life
PG
11
4

Defending Your Life is a romantic comedy fantasy film which revolves around an advertising executive in Los Angeles, who dies in a car accident on his 39th birthday. He soon arrives in Judgment City, where he learns that based on the decisions he took in his life, he will be either reincarnated, or sent to the next phase of existence.

Starring:
Meryl Streep, Lee Grant, Albert Brooks, James Eckhouse, Gary Beach
Directed By:
13. Gambit (1966)
8
3
Gambit
8
3
Role:
Nicole Chang
Starring:
Michael Caine, Herbert Lom, Roger C. Carmel, Arnold Moss
Directed By:
Ronald Neame
14. The Trouble with Harry (1955)
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6
The Trouble with Harry
15
6

The Trouble With Harry is a comedy mystery film, which tells the story of a dead body of a young man which appear in the residence of a small hamlet. Now locals must not only determine why and how he was killed, but what to do with the body.  

Starring:
Alfred Hitchcock, Jerry Mathers, John Forsythe, Mildred Dunnock, Royal Dano, Edmund Gwenn
Directed By:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer - Female
15. Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)
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6
Two Mules for Sister Sara
M/PG
13
6

Hogan is a gunslinger who discovers a group of men attempting to rape Sara, a young nun. He shoots them dead, and escapes with her to a nearby camp of Mexican revolutionaries. Soon, Hogan feels that Sara might be hiding something from him.

Role:
Sara
Starring:
Clint Eastwood, Manolo Fábregas, Alberto Morin, Armando Silvestre
Directed By:
Don Siegel
16. Wrestling Ernest Hemingway (1993)
8
3
Wrestling Ernest Hemingway
PG-13
8
3
Role:
Helen Cooney
Starring:
Sandra Bullock, Richard Harris, Robert Duvall, Adam Arkin
Directed By:
Randa Haines
17. Shirley MacLaine... Illusions (1982)
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3
Shirley MacLaine... Illusions
7
3
Role:
Herself
Starring:
Gregory Hines
Directed By:
Don Mischer
18. The Matchmaker (1958)
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3
The Matchmaker
7
3

Set in 1884 USA, The Matchmaker is the story about a widow who supports herself primarily by matchmaking. But when a wealthy merchant from New York hires her to find him a wife she decides to marry him. Will she succeed? 

Role:
Irene Molloy
Starring:
Anthony Perkins, Shirley Booth, Robert Morse, Paul Ford
Directed By:
Joseph Anthony
19. Career (1959)
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3
Career
7
3

An ambitious actor and World War II veteran, moves to New York City, as he is extremely determined to make a name for himself as a successful Broadway actor. Whether he is able to achieve this or not, forms the rest of the story. 

Role:
Sharon Kensington
Starring:
Carolyn Jones, Dean Martin, Anthony Franciosa, Joan Blackman
Directed By:
Joseph Anthony
20. Hot Spell (1958)
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3
Hot Spell
7
3

Alma Duval is a Louisiana housewife who has pulled all stops to keep her husband, John Henry, interested in her and their family. Meanwhile, John is having an affair with a younger woman behind his wife's back.

Role:
Virginia Duval
Starring:
Anthony Quinn, Shirley Booth, Earl Holliman, Eileen Heckart
Directed By:
21. Sweet Charity (1969)
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4
Sweet Charity
G
8
4
Role:
Charity
Starring:
Ben Vereen, Sammy Davis Jr., Ricardo Montalban, John McMartin, Chita Rivera
Directed By:
22. What a Way to Go! (1964)
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3
What a Way to Go!
8
3
Role:
Louisa May Foster
Starring:
Dick Van Dyke, Dean Martin, Robert Mitchum, Gene Kelly, Teri Garr, Paul Newman
Directed By:
J. Lee Thompson
23. Coco Chanel (2008)
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3
Coco Chanel
PG
7
3
Starring:
Malcolm McDowell, Rosabell Laurenti Sellers, Barbora Bobulova, Brigitte Boucher, Emilie Caillon, Alice Cambournac
Directed By:
Christian Duguay
24. Bernie (2011)
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Bernie
PG-13
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9

In a small town in Texas, an undertaker named Bernie befriends a wealthy, recently widowed woman named Marjorie. However, when she gets too controlling and possessive, he goes to extreme lengths in order to separate himself from her grasp. 

Role:
Marjorie Nugent
Starring:
Jack Black, Matthew McConaughey, Brady Coleman, Richard Robichaux
Directed By:
Richard Linklater
25. The Turning Point (1977)
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4
The Turning Point
PG
8
4
Role:
Deedee
Starring:
Anne Bancroft, Tom Skerritt, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Leslie Browne
Directed By:
Herbert Ross
26. The Sheepman (1958)
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3
The Sheepman
7
3
Role:
Dell Payton
Starring:
Glenn Ford, Slim Pickens, Leslie Nielsen, Edgar Buchanan, Mickey Shaughnessy
Directed By:
George Marshall
27. Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
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Around the World in 80 Days
12
6

Around the World in 80 Days is an Oscar winning adventure comedy film which is based on a novel of the same name by Jules Verne. The story revolves around Phileas Fogg, an English gentleman, living in the 19th century, who makes a bet that he can travel around the world in eighty days.  Along with his French valet Passepartout, he sets out on an adventurous journey.

Role:
Princess Aouda
Starring:
David Niven, Cantinflas, Peter Lorre, John Carradine, Sir John Mills, Red Skelton, John Gielgud
Directed By:
28. Postcards from the Edge (1990)
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5
Postcards from the Edge
R
10
5

Suzanne is an actress who is a recovering drug addict. Her production company says that she has to stay with her mother, if she wants to continue working. However, the problem is that her mother, who is a former actress, still treats her like a child. In addition, she is manipulative and self-absorbed.  

Role:
Doris Mann
Starring:
Dennis Quaid, Richard Dreyfuss, Annette Bening, Gene Hackman, Mary Wickes, Rob Reiner, Meryl Streep
Directed By:
29. Two for the Seesaw (1962)
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3
Two for the Seesaw
7
3
Role:
Gittel 'Mosca' Moscawitz
Starring:
Robert Mitchum, Eddie Firestone, Edmon Ryan, Elisabeth Fraser
Directed By:
Robert Wise
30. The Sid Caesar Show (1958)
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3
The Sid Caesar Show
6
3
Role:
Herself
Starring:
Carl Reiner, Art Carney, Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Jeanne Bal
31. The Last Word (2017)
8
4
The Last Word
R
8
4

The Last Word is a comedy drama film which tells the story of a retired businesswoman named Harriet, who has the tendency to try to control everything around her. She decides to write her own obituary in advance, so that her life is shown the way that she wants. Meanwhile, a journalist named Anne decides to investigate, hoping to learn more about Harriet’s life.  

Role:
Harriet
Starring:
Alanna Ubach, Amanda Seyfried, Anne Heche, AnnJewel Lee Dixon, Thomas Sadoski, Philip Baker Hall
Directed By:
Mark Pellington
32. Madame Sousatzka (1988)
6
3
Madame Sousatzka
PG-13
6
3
Role:
Madame Yuvline Sousatzka
Starring:
Twiggy, Shabana Azmi, Peggy Ashcroft, Leigh Lawson
Directed By:
John Schlesinger
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
33. In Her Shoes (2005)
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In Her Shoes
TV-14
18
10

The only thing common between sisters Rose and Maggie Feller is their shoe-size. Responsible, hard-working attorney Rose throws out reckless, wild, party-girl Maggie when Rose finds her boyfriend Jim in bed with Maggie. Learning about their grandmother Ella Hirsch both sisters didn’t know existed, Maggie moves to Ella’s place in Miami. When both sisters meet there, will they revive their family bond?

Starring:
Toni Collette, Cameron Diaz, Candice Azzara, Anson Mount
Directed By:
Curtis Hanson
34. Closing the Ring (2007)
7
4
Closing the Ring
R
7
4
Role:
Ethel Ann
Starring:
Mischa Anne Marsden Barton, Neve Campbell, Stephen Amell, Christopher Plummer, Dylan Roberts, Gene Dinovi
Directed By:
35. Artists and Models (1955)
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4
Artists and Models
7
4
Role:
Bessie Sparrowbrush
Starring:
Jerry Lewis, Anita Ekberg, Eva Gabor, Dean Martin, Dorothy Malone, Eddie Mayehoff
Directed By:
Frank Tashlin
36. My Geisha (1962)
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3
My Geisha
6
3
Role:
Lucy Dell / Yoko Mori
Starring:
Edward G. Robinson, Yves Montand, Robert Cummings, Yôko Tani
Directed By:
Jack Cardiff
37. Ask Any Girl (1959)
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3
Ask Any Girl
6
3

The film tells the story of Meg Wheeler, who arrives in New York, and takes up a job in market research. She eventually falls for one of her clients, Evan Doughton. Though his elder brother falls for her, he decides to help her win his brother’s attention.    

Role:
Meg Wheeler
Starring:
Rod Taylor, David Niven, Gig Young, Jim Backus
Directed By:
Charles Walters
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress
38. The Yellow Rolls-Royce (1964)
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4
The Yellow Rolls-Royce
6
4
Role:
Mae Jenkins
Starring:
Alain Delon, Omar Sharif, Ingrid Bergman, Jeanne Moreau, Rex Harrison, Art Carney, George C. Scott
Directed By:
Anthony Asquith
39. Elsa & Fred (2014)
7
4
Elsa & Fred
PG-13
7
4
Role:
Elsa
Starring:
Christopher Plummer, James Brolin, Scott Bakula, Jaime Camil, Marcia Gay Harden, Wendell Pierce, Jared Gilman
Directed By:
Michael Radford
40. Noelle (2019)
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6
Noelle
G
10
6
Role:
Elf Polly
Starring:
Anna Kendrick, Bill Hader, Julie Hagerty, Kingsley Ben-Adir
Directed By:
Marc Lawrence
41. Can-Can (1960)
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4
Can-Can
6
4
Role:
Simone Pistache
Starring:
Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Frank Sinatra, Juliet Prowse
Directed By:
Walter Lang
42. All in a Night's Work (1961)
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3
All in a Night's Work
6
3

Tony Ryder inherits his uncle’s media empire after his uncle dies while on  avacation. Tony learns that his uncle was with a mysterious woman on the night he died. She is identified as Katie Robbins, a researcher working for their publication. Tony tries to get to know her and find out what she wants. But complications ensue as one thing leads to another.

Role:
Katie Robbins
Starring:
Cliff Robertson, Dean Martin, Charles Ruggles, Norma Crane
Directed By:
Joseph Anthony
43. Guarding Tess (1994)
9
5
Guarding Tess
PG-13
9
5

Guarding Tess is a comedy drama film which revolves around Doug, who is a secret service agent, assigned to protect Tess, a former First Lady. Although she is well-known for her diplomatic and philanthropic work, she seems to regard Tess as less of a security officer and more of a domestic servant. When she gets kidnapped, Doug puts his best effort to save her.

Role:
Tess Carlisle
Starring:
Nicolas Cage, Austin Pendleton, Edward Albert, James Rebhorn
Directed By:
Hugh Wilson
44. Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)
7
4
Mrs. Winterbourne
PG-13
7
4

Connie is an unmarried pregnant woman who is heading to Boston by train. She meets Hugh and Patricia, two newlyweds. Unfortunately, the train crashes and the two are killed. Connie however wakes up in the hospital, where she is mistaken to be Patricia. Circumstances eventually force her to assume the identity of Patricia.

Role:
Grace Winterbourne
Starring:
Brendan Fraser, Ricki Lake, Jane Krakowski, Loren Dean, Miguel Sandoval
Directed By:
Richard Benjamin
45. Desperate Characters (1971)
5
3
Desperate Characters
R
5
3
Role:
Sophie Bentwood
Starring:
Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Sada Thompson, Kenneth Mars, Jack Somack
Directed By:
Frank D. Gilroy
46. Carolina (2003)
6
4
Carolina
PG-13
6
4
Role:
Grandma Millicent Mirabeau
Starring:
Julia Stiles, Jennifer Coolidge, Alan Thicke, Barbara Eden, Randy Quaid, Alessandro Nivola, Edward Atterton
Directed By:
Marleen Gorris
47. Used People (1992)
5
4
Used People
PG-13
5
4
Role:
Pearl Berman
Starring:
Joe Pantoliano, Doris Roberts, Jessica Tandy, Marcello Mastroianni, Kathy Bates, Bob Dishy, Asia Vieira
Directed By:
Beeban Kidron
48. Bruno (2000)
5
4
Bruno
PG-13
5
4
Role:
Helen
Starring:
Alex D. Linz, Jennifer Tilly, Kathy Bates, Gary Sinise, Joey Lauren Adams
Directed By:
Shirley MacLaine
49. Woman Times Seven (1967)
5
4
Woman Times Seven
5
4

An Italian-French-American co-production, this comedy film by director Vittorio De Sica comprises seven mini series featuring seven different types of women in different situations. The seven episodes include Funeral Procession, Amateur Night, Two Against One, Super Simone, At the Opera, Suicides and Snow.

Role:
Paulette / Maria Teresa / Linda / Edith / Eve Minou / Marie / Jeanne
Starring:
Vittorio Gassman, Alan Arkin, Peter Sellers, Anita Ekberg, Michael Caine, Rossano Brazzi
Directed By:
50. The Evening Star (1996)
6
4
The Evening Star
TV-14
6
4
Role:
Aurora Greenway
Starring:
Juliette Lewis, Miranda Richardson, Bill Paxton, Marion Ross, Jack Nicholson
Directed By:
Robert Harling
51. Valentine's Day (2010)
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19
Valentine's Day
PG-13
25
19

A Valentine’s Day witnesses remarkable ups and downs in some intersecting relationships in Los Angeles. Married-for-many-years grandparents wither a crisis, a lady army officer chats for hours with a businessman co-passenger, a florist plans to propose to his school-teacher girlfriend who has inadvertently fallen for a married man, whereas a sports-reporter is assigned to cover ‘Valentine’s Day’ ……which holds many more twists. 

Starring:
Taylor Lautner, Jennifer Garner, Anne Hathaway, Queen Latifah, Patrick Dempsey, Emma Roberts, Bradley Cooper
Directed By:
52. The Possession of Joel Delaney (1972)
5
4
The Possession of Joel Delaney
R
5
4
Role:
Norah Benson
Starring:
Perry King, David Elliott, Lisa Kohane, Lovelady Powell
Directed By:
Waris Hussein
53. The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom (1968)
5
4
The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom
5
4

The wife of a workaholic bra manufacturer seduces one of his employees after which she is forced to hide him in the attic. Though his plan was to sneak out at night, the employee is enchanted by his boss’s wife, and plans to settle in permanently.  

Role:
Harriet Blossom
Starring:
Barry Humphries, Richard Attenborough, John Cleese, Bob Monkhouse, Freddie Jones, James Booth
Directed By:
Joseph McGrath
54. Wild Oats (2016)
5
4
Wild Oats
TV-PG
5
4
Role:
Eva
Starring:
Billy Connolly, Jessica Lange, Demi Moore, Ptolemy Slocum
Directed By:
Andy Tennant
55. Rumor Has It... (2005)
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12
Rumor Has It...
PG-13
14
12

Recently engaged journalist, Sarah Huttinger, visits her Pasadena family with her fiancé, Jeff Daly, for her sister’s wedding. She learns that probably the book and film The Graduate were based on her family and her father may not be her biological parent. For an answer, she must meet the man concerned, Beau Burroughs, now an internet tycoon, who could be her real father.

Role:
Katharine Richelieu
Starring:
Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Mark Ruffalo, Kathy Bates, Richard Jenkins, Christopher McDonald
Directed By:
56. A Change of Seasons (1980)
4
4
A Change of Seasons
R
4
4

Middle-aged professor, Adam Evans, is having an affair with his student, Lindsey Rutledge. When his wife, Karyn, finds out she retaliates by having an affair with young carpenter, Pete Lachappelle. The four then decide to share a Vermont ski house where things are further complicated by the arrival of Adam and Karyn’s daughter. 

Role:
Karyn Evans
Starring:
Bo Derek, Anthony Hopkins, Michael Brandon, Mary Beth Hurt
Directed By:
Richard Lang, Noel Black
57. Loving Couples (1980)
4
4
Loving Couples
PG
4
4

When Greg crashes his sports car, he is saved by a doctor Evelyn. Though both of them are married, they soon start an affair. When their partners learn about it, they begin an affair of their own. However, things get funny and complicated when the both of the couples plan a vacation at the same resort.   

Role:
Dr. Evelyn Lucas Kirby
Starring:
James Coburn, Susan Sarandon, Stephen Collins, Sally Kellerman
Directed By:
Jack Smight
58. John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! (1965)
4
4
John Goldfarb, Please Come Home!
4
4

When his spy plane crashes in Kingdom Fawzia during cold war, John Goldfarb is captured by King Fawz. Once Fawz realizes that Goldfarb is an ex-college football star, Goldfarb receives an ultimatum to coach Fawzia’s football team or else, Goldfarb will be handed over to the Russians. Jenny Erickson, an undercover reporter trying to escape, joins forces with Goldfarb to plot an escape-plan.

Role:
Jenny Ericson
Starring:
Telly Savalas, Leon Askin, Teri Garr, James Brolin, Peter Ustinov, Richard Crenna
Directed By:
J. Lee Thompson
59. Two Loves (1961)
4
4
Two Loves
4
4

Anna Vorontosov, an American teaching in New Zealand, feels that Western teaching methods are not suitable for her largely Maori students, so she uses unconventional techniques, winning appreciation of students. Her fellow-teacher, Paul Lathrope, and senior inspector of primary schools, unhappily-married Englishman William Abercrombie, both fall in love with Anna. Frightened of love, sexually inhibited Anna learns to come to terms with herself.

Role:
Anna Vorontosov
Starring:
Laurence Harvey, Jack Hawkins, Nobu McCarthy, Ronald Long
Directed By:
Charles Walters
60. Cannonball Run II (1984)
6
6
Cannonball Run II
PG
6
6

Cannonball Run II is an action comedy film which revolves around an illegal cross-country race, where the participants race on various vehicles, hoping to win a million dollar prize.

Starring:
Burt Reynolds, Don Knotts, Marilu Henner, Tony Danza, Sid Caesar, Abe Vigoda, Charles Nelson Reilly
Directed By:
Hal Needham
61. Bewitched (2005)
14
15
Bewitched
PG-13
14
15

Narcissistic actor, Jack Wyatt ,is asked to play the role of Darrin in the movie version of the 1960s sitcom Bewitched. He convinces a completely unknown and inexperienced Isabel to play the other lead, Samantha. Little does he know Isabel is an actual witch and he is about to be bewitched into love.  

Role:
Iris Smythson / Endora
Starring:
Nicole Kidman, Stephen Colbert, Will Ferrell, Jason Schwartzman, Amy Sedaris, Kristin Chenoweth, Steve Carell
Directed By:
Nora Ephron
62. The Little Mermaid (2018)
4
5
The Little Mermaid
PG
4
5
Starring:
Diahann Carroll, Poppy Drayton, Jo Marie Payton, Gina Gershon, William Moseley
Directed By:
Chris Bouchard, Blake Harris
63. Timeless: Live in Concert (2001)
9
2
Timeless: Live in Concert
9
2
Role:
Herself
Starring:
Barbra Streisand, Randee Heller, Savion Glover, Lauren Frost
Directed By:
64. Circasia (1976)
6
3
Circasia
6
3
Starring:
John Huston, Sean Connery, Judy Geeson, Eric Clapton
Directed By:
Brian MacLochlainn, John McColgan
65. A Heavenly Christmas (2016)
6
3
A Heavenly Christmas
TV-G
6
3
Role:
Pearl
Starring:
Kristin Davis, Eric McCormack, Robert Moloney, Jaeda Lily Miller
Directed By:
Paul Shapiro
66. Salem Witch Trials (2002)
5
3
Salem Witch Trials
5
3
Starring:
Kirstie Alley, Rebecca De Mornay, Jay O. Sanders, Alan Bates
Directed By:
Joseph Sargent
67. Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay (2002)
5
3
Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay
5
3
Role:
Mary Kay
Starring:
Shannen Doherty, Parker Posey, R.H. Thomson, Rachael Crawford
Directed By:
Ed Gernon
68. Waiting for the Light (1990)
5
3
Waiting for the Light
PG
5
3
Role:
Aunt Zena
Starring:
Teri Garr, Louis Guzzo, Colin Baumgartner, Hillary Wolf
Directed By:
Christopher Monger
69. These Old Broads (2001)
5
4
These Old Broads
5
4
Role:
Kate Westbourne
Starring:
Elizabeth Taylor, Debbie Reynolds, Kevin Nealon, Joan Collins, Peter Graves, Carrie Fisher
Directed By:
Matthew Diamond
70. The West Side Waltz (1995)
5
3
The West Side Waltz
5
3
Role:
Margaret Mary Elderdice
Starring:
Liza Minnelli, Jennifer Grey, Kathy Bates, Richard Gilliland, August Schellenberg
Directed By:
Ernest Thompson
71. Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning (2008)
4
4
Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning
4
4
Role:
Amelia Thomas
Starring:
Rachel Blanchard, Barbara Hershey, Bernard Behrens, Ron Lea
Directed By:
Kevin Sullivan

Director

The Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir (1975)
8
3
The Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir
8
3
Directed By:
Claudia Weill, Shirley MacLaine
Bruno (2000)
12
8
Bruno
PG-13
12
8
Starring:
Alex D. Linz, Jennifer Tilly, Kathy Bates, Gary Sinise, Joey Lauren Adams
Directed By:
Shirley MacLaine

Animation Movies

Stories from My Childhood
11
4
Stories from My Childhood
11
4
Role:
 Narrator 1 episode, 1998
Starring:
Bill Murray, Rob Lowe, Kirsten Dunst, Tim Curry, Lacey Chabert, Mickey Rooney, Amy Irving
Directed By:
Ivan Ivanov-Vano, Roman Kachanov, Lev Atamanov

Special Appearance/Cameo

Ocean's Eleven (1960)
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8
Ocean's Eleven
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8

Recently paroled con artist dapper Danny Ocean, the man who believes in action, rolls out another plan. Following three rules: Not to steal from the ones who don't deserve it, play the game like you have nothing to lose and not to hurt anyone, he orchestrates the most avant-garde heist in history. Will he succeed?

Role:
Tipsy Girl (uncredited)
Starring:
Angie Dickinson, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Red Skelton, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford
Directed By:
Lewis Milestone
A Smile Like Yours (1997)
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4
A Smile Like Yours
R
4
4
Role:
Martha (uncredited)
Starring:
Greg Kinnear, Ben Stein, Joan Cusack, Lauren Holly, France Nuyen, Jill Hennessy, Christopher McDonald
Directed By:
Keith Samples

TV Shows

Downton Abbey
27
4
Downton Abbey
TV-PG
27
4
Starring:
Jessica Brown Findlay, Tom Cullen, Maggie Smith, Phyllis Logan, Paul Giamatti, Elizabeth McGovern, Lily James
Directed By:
Michael Engler, Ben Bolt, David Evans, Minkie Spiro, Catherine Morshead
Shower of Stars
7
2
Shower of Stars
7
2
Starring:
Jayne Mansfield, Peggy Lee, Fredric March, Jack Benny, Betty Grable, Hedy Lamarr, Mel Blanc
Directed By:
Ralph Levy, Seymour Berns
Out on a Limb
6
3
Out on a Limb
6
3
Role:
Shirley MacLaine
Starring:
Charles Dance, John Heard, Anne Jackson
Directed By:
Robert Butler
Glee
16
8
Glee
TV-PG
16
8
Starring:
Matt Bomer, Katherine McNamara, Dylan Sprayberry, Kathy Griffin, Meredith Baxter, Harry Shum Jr., Neil Patrick Harris
Directed By:
Joan of Arc
6
3
Joan of Arc
6
3
Starring:
Peter O'Toole, Maximilian Schell, Jacqueline Bisset, Neil Patrick Harris, Olympia Dukakis, Powers Boothe
Directed By:
Christian Duguay
Shirley's World
5
3
Shirley's World
5
3
Role:
Shirley Logan
Starring:
Joss Ackland, Brian Blessed, Jeremy Lloyd, John Gregson
Directed By:
Ray Austin, Ralph Levy, Leslie Norman

Shirley MacLaine Awards

Academy Awards
Terms of Endearment Best Actress in a Leading Role 1984
Golden Globe Awards
Madame Sousatzka Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama 1989
Terms of Endearment Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama 1984
Irma la Douce Best Actress - Comedy or Musical 1964
The Apartment Best Actress - Comedy or Musical 1961
The Trouble with Harry Most Promising Newcomer - Female 1955
Primetime Emmy Awards
Gypsy in My Soul Outstanding Special - Comedy-Variety or Music 1976
BAFTA Awards
The Apartment Best Foreign Actress 1961
Ask Any Girl Best Foreign Actress 1960