Liza Minnelli Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Cabaret
PG

Cabaret

(1972)
4
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sally Bowles
Director:
Bob Fosse
Genres:
Musical, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael York, Helmut Griem, Joel Grey, Fritz Wepper
Plot:

 The story depicts Sally Bowels, a well-known character created by Christopher Isherwood, as a young American cabaret singer in 1931 Berlin. The plot thickens when a young British academic arrives at her boardinghouse. The film, which has won numerous distinguished awards including eight Oscars, focuses as much on their relationship as on rising Nazism of that time.    

4
2
The King of Comedy
PG

The King of Comedy

(1982)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Martin Scorsese
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Diahnne Abbott, Sandra Bernhard
Plot:

Rupert Pupkin, an aspiring comedian who has never performed for a real audience, is obsessed with the idea of being a celebrity like his idol, talk-show host Jerry Langford. After a brief exchange with Langford, Rupert assumes that now he’ll get his big chance. When he fails to reach Langford, Rupert decides to kidnap him to gain a break in his show.

1
0
In the Good Old Summertime

In the Good Old Summertime

(1949)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Z. Leonard
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Romance
Star Cast:
Buster Keaton, Judy Garland, Van Johnson, S.Z. Sakall, Spring Byington
1
0
The Sterile Cuckoo
M

The Sterile Cuckoo

(1969)
7
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Pookie Adams
Director:
Alan J. Pakula
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Wendell Burton, Tim McIntire, Anita Alberts, Eric Best
7
0
Arthur
PG

Arthur

(1981)
6
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Linda Marolla
Director:
Steve Gordon
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
John Gielgud, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Jill Eikenberry, Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli
Plot:

Arthur is a young billionaire playboy who is about to marry a woman whom he does not love. Turning away from the marriage would make him lose his inheritance of $ 750 million. But he soon finds himself falling for a poor waitress, and now he must choose if money is more important or true love.

6
0
New York, New York
PG

New York, New York

(1977)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Francine Evans
Director:
Martin Scorsese
Genres:
Musical, Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Robert De Niro, Lionel Stander, Barry Primus, Mary Kay Place
3
0
Silent Movie
PG

Silent Movie

(1976)
1
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mel Brooks
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Burt Reynolds, Dom DeLuise, Sid Caesar, Paul Newman, Anne Bancroft
1
2
Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon
PG

Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon

(1970)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Junie Moon
Director:
Otto Preminger
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
James Coco, Robert Moore, Kay Thompson, Ken Howard
1
1
Charlie Bubbles

Charlie Bubbles

(1967)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Eliza
Director:
Albert Finney
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Albert Finney, Billie Whitelaw, Colin Blakely, Timothy Garland
Plot:

Rising from Manchester’s working-class, Charlie Bubbles has achieved success in London as a writer. But now he is dissatisfied and appears to have lost ability to feel, so much so that he is unhappy even while with mistress Eliza. Restless, he returns to Manchester, visits his estranged wife Lottie and son at their farm, as he attempts to reconnect with his roots.

0
0
Lucky Lady
PG

Lucky Lady

(1975)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Claire
Director:
Stanley Donen
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Burt Reynolds, Gene Hackman, Geoffrey Lewis, John Hillerman, Liza Minnelli
Plot:

During the height of the Prohibition Era, best friends Kibby Womack and Walker Ellis are running a successful underground liquor smuggling business. When a young widow Claire gets involved, a love triangle develops and the three must survive organized crime and the Coast Guard. 

3
0
The Oh in Ohio

The Oh in Ohio

(2006)
0
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Billy Kent
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Paul Rudd, Keith David, Miranda Bailey, Winter Ave Zoli
0
1
A Matter of Time
PG

A Matter of Time

(1976)
0
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Nina
Director:
Vincente Minnelli
Genres:
Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Star Cast:
Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Spiros Andros, Tina Aumont
Plot:

A simple young girl, who is also an aspiring actress, helps an old countess to deal with her old age. In return, the countess introduces her to the world of upper class society.

0
2
Sex and the City 2
R

Sex and the City 2

(2010)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Patrick King
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Penélope Cruz, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon
Plot:

The story focuses on four Manhattan friends, Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda, each busy with her own set of problems. Among them, Samantha is a career woman, who is to devise a PR campaign for a sheikh's business in Abu Dhabi. Eventually the four friends fly off on an all-expenses-paid luxury trip to Abu Dhabi, not realizing that the country is run by more conservative laws. 

1
0
Arthur 2: On the Rocks
PG

Arthur 2: On the Rocks

(1988)
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Linda Marolla Bach
Director:
Bud Yorkin
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
John Gielgud, Kathy Bates, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli
4
1
Rent-a-Cop
R

Rent-a-Cop

(1987)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Della Roberts
Director:
Jerry London
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Burt Reynolds, James Remar, Richard Masur, Dionne Warwick
3
1
Stepping Out
PG

Stepping Out

(1991)
3
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Lewis Gilbert
Genres:
Drama, Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Shelley Winters, Sheila McCarthy, Bill Irwin, Jane Krakowski, Ellen Greene
3
0

TV Movie(s)

Liza with a Z

Liza with a Z

(1972)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
Bob Fosse
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Tony Bennett, Vincente Minnelli, Marisa Berenson, Ann Reinking
3
0
The Dangerous Christmas of Red Riding Hood

The Dangerous Christmas of Red Riding Hood

(1965)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Little Red Riding Hood
Director:
Sid Smith
Star Cast:
Cyril Ritchard, Vic Damone, Eric Burdon, Chas Chandler
0
0
Sam Found Out: A Triple Play

Sam Found Out: A Triple Play

(1988)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Three Characters
Director:
Piers Haggard
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
L. Peter Callender, Marilyn Cooper, Douglas Fisher, Trisha Gorman
2
0
A Time to Live

A Time to Live

(1985)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Mary-Lou Weisman
Director:
Rick Wallace
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Swoosie Kurtz, Jeffrey DeMunn, Corey Haim, Scott Schwartz
2
0
Jackie's Back!

Jackie's Back!

(1999)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Townsend
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Whoopi Goldberg, Tangie Ambrose, Kathy Griffin, Tim Curry, Jenifer Lewis
1
0
The West Side Waltz

The West Side Waltz

(1995)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Cara Varnum
Director:
Ernest Thompson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Gilliland, Kathy Bates, August Schellenberg, Shirley MacLaine, Jennifer Grey
1
0
Parallel Lives
R

Parallel Lives

(1994)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Stevie Merrill
Director:
Linda Yellen
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Matthew Perry, Mira Sorvino, James Belushi, Michael S. O'Rourke
0
0

Animation(s)

Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night
G

Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night (1987)

As:
Cast
Director:
Hal Sutherland
Genres:
Animation, Family, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Don Knotts, Tom Bosley, Edward Asner, James Earl Jones, Jonathan Harris
Journey Back to Oz
G

Journey Back to Oz (1972)

As:
Cast
Director:
Hal Sutherland
Genres:
Animation, Musical, Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mickey Rooney, Danny Thomas, Milton Berle, Margaret Hamilton, Paul Lynde
Plot:

A tornado in Kansas causes a girl named Dorothy to become unconscious, and she re-appears in the Land of Oz.  She encounters the cousin of the Wicked Witch of the West, who is attacking the Emerald City, with an army of monstrous green elephants. 

TV Shows and Videos

That's Life

That's Life (1968)

As:
Cast
Director:
Stan Harris
Genres:
Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Shelley Winters, Betty White, Paul Lynde, Robert Morse, George Burns
Faerie Tale Theatre

Faerie Tale Theatre (1982)

As:
Cast
Director:
Tim Burton, Francis Ford Coppola, Peter Medak, Gilbert Cates, Graeme Clifford
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure, Family, Romance
Star Cast:
James Earl Jones, Shelley Duvall, John Achorn, Patrick DeSantis, David McCharen
Arrested Development
TV-PG

Arrested Development (2003)

As:
Cast
Director:
Mitchell Hurwitz, Troy Miller, Joe Russo, Paul Feig, Anthony Russo
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Jeffrey Tambor, Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Alia Shawkat
Mr. Broadway

Mr. Broadway (1964)

As:
Cast
Director:
Alex March, Herschel Daugherty
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tina Louise, Horace McMahon, Art Carney, Lauren Bacall, Liza Minnelli
Smash
TV-14

Smash (2012)

As:
Cast
Director:
Tricia Brock, Mimi Leder, Craig Zisk, Roxann Dawson, Michael Morris
Genres:
Drama, Musical
Star Cast:
Uma Thurman, Debra Messing, Anjelica Huston, Bernadette Peters, Christian Borle
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
TV-14

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)

As:
Cast
Director:
Frank Prinzi, Jean de Segonzac, Steve Shill, Darnell Martin, Norberto Barba
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
David Cross, Kathryn Erbe, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance
Drop Dead Diva

Drop Dead Diva (2009)

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Grossman, Robert J. Wilson, Jamie Babbit, Bethany Rooney, Michael Lange
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Crystal Reed, Janel Parrish, Katherine McNamara, Danielle Campbell, Courtney Ford

Liza Minnelli Awards

Academy Awards
Cabaret Best Actress in a Leading Role 1973
Golden Globe Awards
A Time to Live Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 1986
Cabaret Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 1973
Primetime Emmy Awards
Liza with a Z Outstanding Single Program - Variety and Popular Music 1973
BAFTA Awards
Cabaret Best Actress 1973