Francesca Johnson (Meryl Streep) is a stifled housewife who has watched her life take a turn into uneventful monotony. But, when free-spirited photographer Robert Kincaid (Clint Eastwood) stumbles into her driveway, her life is suddenly infused with the excitement and passion she’d been missing. Although deeply conflicted, the two spend four precious days together which they both feel has the richness of a whole lifetime. Directed by Clint Eastwood. With Annie Corley, Victor Slezak, Jim Haynie, Debra Monk and Phyllis Lyons. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 1995.
Meryl Streep in The Bridges of Madison County
Karen Blixen (Meryl Streep) is a Danish woman living in Africa with a man she married simply for the status he offered. As she grows restless with her hectic existence and distant husband, Karen begins a relationship with Denys Finch Hatton (Robert Redford), a hunter and traveler who shows her a life outside the confines of her coffee plantation. Directed by Sydney Pollack. With Klaus Maria Brandauer, Michael Kitchen and Malick Bowens. Categories: Biography, Drama, Romance. Year: 1985.
Meryl Streep in Out of Africa
Coming home late from work yet again, Ted Kramer(Dustin Hoffman) is confronted by his wife Joanna (Meryl Streep). Unable to handle Ted's obsession with his career, Joanna has decided to find herself, and leaves him to care for their six-year-old son, Billy (Justin Henry). Faced with the task cooking and cleaning for the first time, Ted discovers the joy of being a full-time parent, until Joanna resurfaces and demands custody of Billy. Directed by Robert Benton. With Jane Alexander. Categories: Drama. Year: 1979.
Meryl Streep in Kramer vs. Kramer
Following his divorce, Isaac (Woody Allen) learns that his ex-wife, Jill (Meryl Streep), is living with another woman and writing a book about their failed marriage. While Isaac is dating Tracy (Mariel Hemingway), who is stil in high school, he meets and becomes attracted to Mary (Diane Keaton), his friend Yale's (Michael Murphy) mistress. Torn between his three lovers, Isaac tries to make sense of life and love in New York City. Directed by Woody Allen. With Anne Byrne Hoffman. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 1979.
Meryl Streep in Manhattan
Michael (Robert De Niro), Steven (John Savage) and Nick (Christopher Walken) are young factory workers from Pennsylvania who get drafted to fight in Vietnam. There, they are captured by Vietnamese soldiers who force the men to play Russian roulette over and over, shattering their minds. Michael devises an escape plan that saves all three men, but the after-effects of the war prevent any of them from having normal lives. Directed by Michael Cimino. With Meryl Streep, George Dzundza and John Cazale. Categories: Drama, War. Year: 1978.
Meryl Streep in The Deer Hunter