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The 10 Best Goldie Hawn Movies Ranked, Plus Where to Watch Them

From  'Overboard' to 'Death Becomes Her,' find out which of these films are her best.


Actress Goldie Hawn is certainly a movie legend. Whether it’s her bright smile, iconic relationship with Kurt Russell, or her unmatchable line delivery, Hawn never fails to make viewers smile. And to prove it, we’ve rounded up the 10 best Goldie Hawn movies that are guaranteed to make you do just that. 

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10. The Christmas Chronicles (2018) 

This is one of Hawn’s more recent projects, perfect for the holiday season. Real-life couple Hawn and Kurt Russell play Santa Claus and Mrs.Clause, and the film follows two kids who are out to capture the former. It is a heartwarming and modern take on a classic Christmas tale. 

You can watch this film on Netflix

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9. Housesitter (1992): Goldie Hawn movies

Hawn teams up with Steve Martin in this hilarious romantic comedy. After his girlfriend declines his proposal, architect Newton Davis (Martin) refuses to move into the house he made for them. Soon, though, he spills his heart out to a waitress named Gwen (Hawn), who eventually moves into his empty house. What follows is a battle of love, loss and very funny shenanigans. 

You can watch this film on Amazon Prime video

8. $ – AKA-Dollars (1971)

A high-stakes adventure starring Warren Beatty and Hawn. The duo team up to rob three safety security boxes with $1.5 million in cash belonging to criminals from a high-tech bank in Hamburg, Germany. Beatty plays a bank security expert while Hawn is a call girl. Fans of the Ocean’s Eleven and Mission Impossible franchises will love this one. 

You can watch this film on Tubi

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7. The Sugarland Express (1974): Goldie Hawn movies

Directed by Steven Spielberg the year before he released Jaws, and based on a true story, this film pulls on your heartstrings and will have you on the edge of your seat. After losing their baby to the state of Texas, Lou-Jean (Hawn) breaks her husband, Clovis Poplin (William Atherton), out of jail before jetting off to steal their son from his foster home. Along the way, the two take a highway patrolman hostage and begin to form a bond with him and their son. This film explores the boundaries of what family is and how important love is. 

You can watch this film on Amazon Prime Video

6. Snatched (2017) 

Snatched was the first film Hawn did after taking a rather long break from acting. It follows Emily Middleton (Amy Schumer) and her mother, Linda (Hawn), as their South American vacation goes wrong, leading them to try to escape a dangerous jungle. It is the perfect combination of humor, family fun and adventure. It also stars Christopher MeloniWanda SykesIke Barinholtz and Joan Cusack

You can watch this film on Amazon Prime Video

5. The Out of Towners (1999): Goldie Hawn movies

In her second team-up with Steve Martin, the two play empty nesters Henry and Nancy Clark, who venture to New York City to fulfill their dreams, but things don’t go according to plan. They lose their luggage, get mugged, and have to deal with a diffident desk clerk. Cynthia NixonOliver Hudson (Hawn’s son), and John Cleese also appear in this must-see film. 

You can watch this film on Pluto TV. 

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4. The First Wives Club (1996)

Hawn, Diane KeatonBette MidlerSarah Jessica Parker and Maggie Smith join forces in this film, which is filled with revenge and friendship. After their friend plunges to her death because of her ex-husband, Elise Elliot (Hawn), Annie Paradis (Keaton) and Brenda Morelli Cushman (Midler) reunite for the first time in nearly 30 years. Soon, they discover the real reason for their friend’s death, leading them to learn that their husbands took advantage of them and set out to get some revenge. This is perfect for fans of female friendships and unhinged women. 

You can watch this film on Pluto TV. 

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3. Death Becomes Her (1992): Goldie Hawn movies

Spooky, scary and maybe even a little silly, this Goldie Hawn movie has it all. After learning about an immortality treatment, struggling actress Madeline Ashton (Meryl Streep) decides to try it in an effort to beat her longtime rival Helen Sharp (Hawn). This film also had a star-studded cast, with actors like Bruce Willis and Isabella Rossellini also appearing. 

You can watch this film on Tubi.

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2. Private Benjamin (1980) 

Strap on your military hat and lace up your combat boots, because Hawn joins the Women’s Army Corps in this war film that manages to explore what it means to be a woman. After her husband dies, Judy Benjamin (Hawn) becomes part of the Army and soon develops a sense of self-esteem and self-worth. On top of that, Benjamin also shockingly becomes a decent soldier. A nice blend of action, comedy and women’s empowerment. 

You can watch this film on Amazon Prime Video

1. Overboard (1987): Goldie Hawn movies

Coming in at number one is none other than Hawn’s most well-known film, Overboard. It is the first team-up between her and Russell and follows Joanna Stayton (Hawn) after she falls off a boat and loses her memory. Seeing a chance to make his life better, a poor carpenter named Dean (Russell) claims that Joan is his wife and the mother of his four kids. But Joanna might not believe it, and the only thing that might convince her to stay is her sizzling chemistry with Dean. 

You can watch this film on Amazon Prime Video

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