Best Movies of Meryl Streep

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 177 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 83 | Earnings: $21.00M

An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation.


Adaptation. (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 173 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 83 | Earnings: $22.25M

A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt 'The Orchid Thief' by Susan Orlean for the screen.


Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Aggregate Rating: 172 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 77 | Earnings: $106.30M

Ted Kramer's wife leaves her husband, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.


The Hours (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 166 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 81 | Earnings: $41.60M

The story of how the novel "Mrs. Dalloway" affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives.


The Post (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 164 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 83 | Earnings: $73.72M

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government.


The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 162 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 62 | Earnings: $124.73M

A smart but sensible new graduate lands a job as an assistant to Miranda Priestly, the demanding editor-in-chief of a high fashion magazine.


The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 154 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $65.95M

In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes.


A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 153 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 62 | Earnings: $118.63M

When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune.


Sophie's Choice (1982)

Aggregate Rating: 151 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: null

After spending time with his new neighbors, an aspiring writer realizes they are harboring deep secrets that will forever change him.


Doubt (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 149 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $33.42M

A Catholic school principal questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student.


The Bridges of Madison County (1995)

Aggregate Rating: 147 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: $70.96M

Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson, for four days in the 1960s.


Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 145 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 71 | Earnings: $27.37M

The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.


Julie & Julia (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 145 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: $94.13M

Julia Child's story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell's 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child's first book.


A Prairie Home Companion (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 145 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 75 | Earnings: $20.34M

A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court.


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.


Suffragette (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 140 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $4.69M

The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State.


Marvin's Room (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 139 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $12.78M

A leukemia patient attempts to end a 20-year feud with her sister to get her bone marrow.


Into the Woods (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 139 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $128.00M

A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree.


Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 138 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 60 | Earnings: $120.63M

Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past.


Silkwood (1983)

Aggregate Rating: 138 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $35.60M

A worker at a plutonium processing plant is purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing worker safety violations at the plant.



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