My 12 favorite Julie Andrews movies

These are my favorite Julie Andrews movies - and her performances are practically perfect in every way!
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1.
The Sound of Music (1965)
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A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower. (174 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ A masterpiece. The most beloved musical starring the most beloved musical star, Julie Andrews! Unforgettable, glorious music, breathtaking photography, wonderful direction, superb cast - Julie Andrews gives an iconic performance that wins generations. Nominated for an Oscar right after winning one for Mary Poppins, she captivated everyone for her versatility, incredible energy and amazing talent as an actor and singer. Hers is the most beautiful voice that has graced the stage and screen. To this day, Julie Andrews remains really one of our favorite things. ” - waldemarlopess
 
2.
Mary Poppins (1964)
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A magic nanny comes to work for a cold banker's unhappy family. (139 mins.)
“ The wonderful Julie Andrews is a joy to see - and practically perfect in every way! She looks radiant, lovely, irresistible. She won a much deserved Oscar for her iconic portrayal of the nanny everybody would love to have. One word describes the movie and her performance: SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXPIALIDOCIOUS! ” - waldemarlopess
 
3.
Victor Victoria (1982)
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A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life. (132 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
“ This sophisticated, brilliant and hilarious Blake Edwards musical comedy stars the amazing Julie Andrews in a memorable performance as a woman pretending to be a man pretending to be a woman. Got it? No? Well, see the movie and enjoy the magnificent performance by the dazzling Andrews, elegantly clad in a tux, whose crystal clear voice is at its best in wonderful musical numbers, like Crazy World and Le Jazz Hot. Julie wins everybody's hearts, a Golden Globe - and another Oscar nomination! On Oscar night, a rare moment in the history of the award: the couple - Julie and Blake -was nominated and the movie, nominated in 7 categories, got one for best score - by Henri Mancini, of course. ” - waldemarlopess
 
4.
Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)
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Millie comes to town in the roaring twenties to encounter flappers, sexuality and white slavers. (138 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
“ The multitalented Julie Andrews is thoroughly enjoyable in this irresistible musical that is such a treat! Great music, great cast - Mary Tyler Moore, Carol Channing, Bea Lillie - and Julie is at her best, lovely, funny, a joy to see and listen to! Another great performance as the cartoonish Millie in the zany 20's. Great direction by George Roy Hill. ” - waldemarlopess
 
5.
The Americanization of Emily (1964)
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An American naval officer's talent for living the good life in wartime is challenged when he falls in love and is sent on a dangerous mission. (115 mins.)
Director: Arthur Hiller
“ Simply one of the best war movies ever made, or better still, the best antiwar movie ever! Spectacularly biting dialogue, lovely song and wonderful black and white photography - both Oscar nominated - and amazing chemistry between Julie Andrews and James Garner ( they would work together again in Victor/Victoria and the made for tv One Special Night). A must-see with Andrews showing her awesome range. ” - waldemarlopess
 
6.
Duet for One (1986)
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Stephanie, a famous violin player married to a composer becomes ill from multiple sclerosis. Her whole... (107 mins.)
“ Julie Andrews gives a wondrous performance as a virtuoso stricken with multiple sclerosis. Undoubtedly her most challenging role. Julie shows how fearless and talented she is upon embrancing a role that demanded a wild range of emotions. In addition, Julie had to convince she was the best violinist in the world - and she succeeded in every aspect. Great dramatic performance that gave Julie a Golden Globe nomination. Max Von Sydow, Liam Neeson, Alan Bates and Rupert Everett are the men in Julie's life.The very difficult scenes include a suicide attempt. Bravo, Julie! ” - waldemarlopess
 
7.
Star! (1968)
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Film based on life of actress Gertrude Lawrence, on- and offstage, takes the opportunity to feature extravagant... (176 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ A tour de force by the multitalented Julie Andrews, who portrays the temperamental musical star Gertrude Lawrence. Robert Wise directed this Andrews vehicle that brilliantly pays tribute to the musical theatre. Julie wears 128 costumes - a record to this day, and sings superb songs by Gershwin, Weill and Porter. Julie looks incredibly beautiful and stunning, sings marvelously and has a sexy, jazzy number, Jenny that makes your astounded. ” - waldemarlopess
 
8.
Darling Lili (1970)
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Set during WWI, this movie is a cute spin on the Mata Hari legend. (136 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
“ Julie Andrews looks gorgeous and sings Whistling Away the Dark so beautifully that it lingers in your mind long after you've seen the movie. A wonderful opening scene, great dialogue by Edwards and William Peter Blatty ,superb costumes and photography and splendid score by Henry Mancini are some of the treats, the best of which is Julie Andrews with the unforgettable Rock Hudson. ” - waldemarlopess
 
9.
Relative Values (2000)
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A man returns home with his bride-to-be, an actress, who turns out to be the sister of his family's maid. (87 mins.)
Director: Eric Styles
“ What a great performance the amazing and forever beautiful Julie Andrews gives as a British countess whose son is getting married to a Hollywood star. Witty dialogue by Noel Coward, beautiful score, superb cast which includes Colin Firth and Julie Andrews shining in every scene are aspects that will surely delight you. ” - waldemarlopess
 
10.
The Princess Diaries (2001)
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Mia Thermopolis has just found out that she is the heir apparent to the throne of Genovia. With her friends Lilly and Michael Moscovitz in tow, she tries to navigate through the rest of her 16th year. (111 mins.)
Director: Garry Marshall
“ Wonderful updated fairy tale that stars the forever beautiful Julie Andrews as Queen Clarisse, whose granddaughter is the lovely Anne Hathaway. The brilliant Julie Andrews makes her character charming, elegant, humorous and has the authority and charisma to convince as the ruler of Genovia. At times Andrews reminds us of her co-star Rex Harrison in My Fair Lady, having such fun while getting Anne to learn her way to become a princess. Bottom line: Andrews rules! ” - waldemarlopess
 
11.
The Tamarind Seed (1974)
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During a Caribbean holiday, a British civil servant finds herself falling in love with a Russian agent. (119 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
“ How beautiful Julie Andrews looks in this sophisticated Blake Edwards espionage movie. Lovely Julie wears Dior and listens to a marvelous, haunting score by John Barry. Locations in London, Paris, Barbados and Canada are a plus. The intricate plot and great cast are so good - Omar Sharif and Anthony Quayle. The talented Julie Andrews plays Judith Farrow beautifully- she is a sad, attractive woman who works for the British government and is afraid to fall in love again until she meets a Russian agent on her vacation in the Caribbean. ” - waldemarlopess
 
12.
That's Life! (1986)
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Harvey and Gillian Fairchild face a very difficult weekend. Harvey, celebrating his 60th birthday, is stressed and depressed... (102 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
“ The great Julie Andrews and the incredible Jack Lemmon give superb performances as a couple who have to overcome serious obstacles: she is a singer who the doctor fears might have a deadly throat disease and he is her stubburn, bad tempered husband who cannot face the fact he is turning 60. Julie and Jack were supposed to improvise a lot, and to legendary director Blake Edwards' delight, they were brilliant! The beautiful Julie Andrews was nominated for a Golden Globe. ” - waldemarlopess