Best Movies of Shirley MacLaine

Terms of Endearment (1983)

Aggregate Rating: 159 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 79 | Earnings: $108.42M

Follows hard-to-please Aurora looking for love and her daughter's family problems.


Bernie (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 151 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 75 | Earnings: $9.20M

In small-town Texas, an affable mortician strikes up a friendship with a wealthy widow, though when she starts to become controlling, he goes to great lengths to separate himself from her grasp.


Postcards from the Edge (1990)

Aggregate Rating: 140 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 71 | Earnings: $37.96M

A substance-addicted actress tries to look on the bright side even as she is forced to move back in with her mother to avoid unemployment.


In Her Shoes (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 130 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 60 | Earnings: $32.88M

Strait-laced Rose breaks off relations with her party girl sister, Maggie, over an indiscretion involving Rose's boyfriend. The chilly atmosphere is broken with the arrival of Ella, the grandmother neither sister knew existed.


Elsa & Fred (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 114 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 49 | Earnings: null

"Elsa and Fred" is the story of two people who at the end of the road, discover that it's never too late to love and make dreams come true. Elsa has lived for the past 60 years dreaming of ...


Noelle (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 111 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 48 | Earnings: null

Santa's daughter must take over the family business when her father retires and her brother, who is supposed to inherit the Santa role, gets cold feet.


Guarding Tess (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 109 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 46 | Earnings: $27.05M

A former U.S. First Lady wants a particular Secret Service agent to head her bodyguard detail, even though he can't stand her.


The Apartment (1960)

Aggregate Rating: 109 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.


The Last Word (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 107 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 40 | Earnings: $1.78M

Harriet is a retired businesswoman who tries to control everything around her. When she decides to write her own obituary, a young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth resulting in a life-altering friendship.


Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 98 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 35 | Earnings: $10.07M

Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant when her boyfriend kicks her out. She accidentally ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The ...


Rumor Has It... (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 94 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 35 | Earnings: $43.00M

Sarah Huttinger is a woman who learns that her family was the inspiration for the book and film "The Graduate" -- and that she just might be the offspring of the well-documented event.


Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)

Aggregate Rating: 93 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Nun Sara is on the run in Mexico and is saved from cowboys by Hogan, who is preparing for a future mission to capture a French fort. The pair become good friends, but Sara never does tell him the true reason behind her being outlawed.


Being There (1979)

Aggregate Rating: 89 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A simple, sheltered gardener becomes an unlikely trusted advisor to a powerful businessman and an insider in Washington politics.


Bewitched (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 88 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 34 | Earnings: $62.25M

Thinking he can overshadow an unknown actress in the part, an egocentric actor unknowingly gets a witch cast in an upcoming television remake of the classic sitcom Bewitched (1964).


The Children's Hour (1961)

Aggregate Rating: 86 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A troublemaking student at a girls' school accuses two teachers of being lesbians.


Irma la Douce (1963)

Aggregate Rating: 82 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

In Paris, a former policeman falls in love with a prostitute, and tries to get her out of that life by paying for all of her time.


Steel Magnolias (1989)

Aggregate Rating: 79 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $83.76M

A young beautician, newly arrived in a small Louisiana town, finds work at the local salon, where a small group of women share a close bond of friendship and welcome her into the fold.


Sweet Charity (1969)

Aggregate Rating: 72 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Taxi dancer Charity continues to have Faith in the human race despite apparently endless disappointments at its hands, and Hope that she will finally meet the nice young man to romance her ...


Gambit (1966)

Aggregate Rating: 72 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

An English cat burglar needs a Eurasian dancer's help to pull off the perfect heist, but even the most foolproof schemes have a way of backfiring.


Wrestling Ernest Hemingway (1993)

Aggregate Rating: 71 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.23M

Two lonely, retired septuagenarians, an unkempt, hard-drinking Irish sea captain, and a fussy, well-mannered Cuban barber form an uneasy friendship.



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