In the world of cinema, Carrie Fisher remains a legendary figure known for her iconic performances that have captivated audiences for decades. From her early roles in films like “Shampoo” to her unforgettable portrayal of Princess Leia in the Star Wars franchise, Fisher’s talent and charm have left an indelible mark on the industry. Join us as we rank Carrie Fisher’s 10 best performances, celebrating the range and depth of this truly talented actress.

Here is the list of Carrie Fisher’s 10 best movies

10Under the Rainbow (1981) Imdb: 5.3

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In World War II era Los Angeles, the manager of the Culver Hotel leaves his nephew in charge for a weekend. The nephew changes the name to the Hotel Rainbow and overbooks with royalty, assassins, secret agents, Japanese tourists, and munchkins. Secret Service agent Bruce Thorpe and casting director Annie Clark find romance amidst the intrigue and confusion.

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9Sibling Rivalry (1990) Imdb: 5.4

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Marjorie Turner is suffocating. Her younger sister Jeanine has no ambition, and her 8 year marriage to Harry puts her in constant competition with his family (all doctors)..

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8Appointment with Death  (1988) Imdb: 6.1

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Emily Boynton, the stepmother to three children, blackmails the family lawyer into destroying a second will of her late husband that would have freed the children from her dominating influence. She takes herself, the children, and her daughter-in-law on holiday to Europe and the Holy Land. At a dig, Emily is found dead and Hercule Poirot investigates.

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7Shampoo (1975) Imdb: 6.4

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George Roundy is a Beverly Hills hairstylist whose uncontrolled libido stands between him and his ambitions. He wants the security of a relationship. He wants to be a hairdressing “star” and open his own salon. But the fact that he beds down with the wife, daughter and mistress of a potential backer doesn’t help. It also does little for his relationship with his current girlfriend.

6Soapdish (1991) Imdb: 6.6

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Celeste Talbert is the star of the long-running soap opera “The Sun Also Sets.” With the show’s ratings down, Celeste’s ruthlessly ambitious co-star, Montana Moorehead, and the show’s arrogant producer, David Seton Barnes, plot to aggravate her into leaving the show by bringing back her old flame, Jeffrey Anderson, and hiring her beautiful young niece, Lori Craven.

5Come Back, Little Sheba (1952) Imdb: 7.0

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A mismatched couple’s marital problems come to the surface when the husband develops an interest in their pretty boarder.

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4The Blues Brothers (1980) Imdb: 7.9

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Jake Blues, just released from prison, puts his old band back together to save the Catholic home where he and his brother Elwood were raised.

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3Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983) Imdb: 8.3

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Luke Skywalker leads a mission to rescue his friend Han Solo from the clutches of Jabba the Hutt, while the Emperor seeks to destroy the Rebellion once and for all with a second dreaded Death Star.

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2Star Wars (1977) Imdb: 8.6

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Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the beautiful princess and restore peace and justice in the Empire.

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1Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Imdb: 8.7

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The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky Han Solo, Chewbacca, and droids C-3PO and R2-D2 are thrown into various stages of capture, betrayal and despair.

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Carrie Fisher’s career was a testament to her versatility and talent, with each performance showcasing her unique ability to bring characters to life with depth and authenticity. From her comedic timing in films like “Soapdish” to her iconic role in the Star Wars saga, Fisher’s legacy will continue to inspire generations of moviegoers. As we reflect on her 15 best performances, it becomes clear that Carrie Fisher’s impact on cinema will forever be remembered and cherished.