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Stream Meryl Streep's iconic performances - A tribute to a Palme d'Or Legend

Celebrate the captivating brilliance of Meryl Streep, the Palme d'Or winner, through her unparalleled performances.

Stream Meryl Streep's iconic performances - A tribute to a Palme d'Or Legend
Meryl Streep in a still from The Devil Wears Prada

Last Updated: 09.48 PM, May 15, 2024


Stream a hand-picked collection of Meryl Streep's mesmerising performances across many OTT platforms in honour of her legendary career as one of cinema's most famous and adaptable actors. Whether it's her work in earlier films like Manhattan or The French Lieutenant's Woman or in more contemporary hits like Don't Look Up or The Prom, the veteran actor's extraordinary ability is on full display. Among the many honours bestowed upon Meryl Streep is the famous Palme d'Or Lifetime Achievement award she received at the 77th Cannes Film Festival. Her versatility as an actor has allowed her to represent nuanced historical figures, sing her heart out in musicals, and provide great comedy moments.

Indulge in the enchantment of Meryl Streep's screen persona in these essential films that highlight her remarkable versatility and lasting influence on the film industry.

Meryl Streep films and series to stream on OTT

Manhattan - MGM+


Charles H. Joffe produced and Woody Allen directed Manhattan, a 1979 romantic comedy-drama film. Marshall Brickman and Allen wrote the screenplay. Allen stars as a 42-year-old comedy writer who has been through two divorces and is now seeing a 17-year-old girl (Mariel Hemingway). However, he also develops feelings for Diane Keaton, who plays the mistress of his closest buddy, Michael Murphy. The film also stars Anne Byrne and Meryl Streep. A troubled New York comedy writer's love life and career are the subject of Allen's fantastic and hilarious film.

The French Lieutenant's Woman - Prime Video

Karel Reisz, Leon Clore, and writer Harold Pinter produced and directed The French Lieutenant's Woman, a British romantic drama film from 1981. John Fowles' 1969 novel, The French Lieutenant's Woman, served as its inspiration. Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons are the stars of the film. The film also features Hilton McRae, Colin Jeavons, Richard Griffiths, David Warner, Penelope Wilton, Alun Armstrong, Colin Jeavons, Colin Smith, Patience Collier, and Leo McKern.

Jeremy Irons plays Mike, the lead role, while Meryl Streep plays Sarah, an actress playing a period piece about the forbidden love between her character and Charles. An off-screen romance develops between the two actors despite their serious relationship status in the film. Anna and Mike fight to keep their cool and act professionally as they try to accept their adultery.

Out of Africa - JioCinema

Sydney Pollack produced and directed the 1985 epic romantic drama film Out of Africa, starring Meryl Streep and Robert Redford. With some new material from Dinesen's 1960 book Shadows on the Grass and other sources, the film largely models itself on the 1937 autobiographical book Out of Africa, written under the alias Isak Dinesen by Danish author Karen Blixen.

The aristocratic Karen Blixen (Meryl Streep) and her husband Bror (Klaus Maria Brandauer) go to Africa with the intention of becoming dairy farmers, but Bror ends up investing their money in a coffee plantation. After learning that Bror is unfaithful, Karen falls for Robert Redford's hunter, Denys, but she soon learns that he values a simpler life more than her privileged upbringing. They keep going until something happens that makes Karen choose between her love and her own development.

She-Devil - MGM+

Susan Seidelman directed the 1989 black comedy film She-Devil, which Barry Strugatz and Mark R. Burns wrote. It stars Meryl Streep, Roseanne Barr (in her film debut), and Ed Begley Jr. A loose adaptation of the 1983 novel The Life and Loves of a She-Devil by British writer Fay Weldon, She-Devil tells the story of Ruth Patchett, a dumpy, overweight housewife, who exacts devilish revenge after her philandering husband leaves her and their children for glamorous, best-selling romance novelist Mary Fisher.

Postcards from the Edge - Sony Pictures Stream

Mike Nichols directed the 1990 comedy-drama Postcards from the Edge. Carrie Fisher's semi-autobiographical 1987 book of the same name served as the inspiration for the screenplay. Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, and Dennis Quaid are the stars of the film.

Suzanne Vale, a recovering addict, is dealing with a lot of issues. Upon her release from rehab, her mother suggests that she stay with her, given her status as a champion drinker. While in Doris' company, Suzanne finds it challenging to stay sober and sane.

Adaptation - Lionsgate Play

Charlie Kaufman wrote and Spike Jonze directed Adaptation, a comedy-drama film from 2002. The ensemble features Chris Cooper, Meryl Streep, and Nicolas Cage at the forefront, with supporting roles from Cara Seymour, Brian Cox, Tilda Swinton, Ron Livingston, and Maggie Gyllenhaal.

Adaptation was based on Kaufman's experiences with writer's block when he attempted to adapt The Orchid Thief, a nonfiction novel written by Susan Orlean in 1998. The novel's adaptations intertwine with fictional elements, including a romance between Orlean, John Laroche (Chris Cooper), and Kaufman's twin brother, who also serves as a screenwriter for the film. After a three-year hiatus, the novel The Orchid Thief finally introduces wholly fictional characters, such as alternate takes on Orlean and Laroche.

The Hours - Netflix

Stephen Daldry directed The Hours, a psychological drama from 2002 that starred Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, and Nicole Kidman. A supporting cast includes John C. Reilly, Stephen Dillane, Jeff Daniels, Allison Janney, Toni Collette, Eileen Atkins, and Miranda Richardson. Allison Janney, Jeff Daniels, and Ed Harris also appear. Michael Cunningham won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his 1999 book of the same name, which David Hare adapted into a screenplay.

Three women in The Hours are on a quest for a fuller, more significant life. Though they all reside in different eras and places, the desires and anxieties of these women unite them. A sudden and profound moment of common recognition unites their experiences, which have intertwined.

The Devil Wears Prada - Disney+ Hotstar

Wendy Finerman produced and David Frankel directed the comedy-drama The Devil Wears Prada, which debuted in 2006. Aline Brosh McKenna drew inspiration for the screenplay from Lauren Weisberger's 2003 novel. Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Simon Baker, Emily Blunt, and Adrian Grenier are among the film's stars. Stanley Tucci also makes an appearance.

New college graduate Andy (Anne Hathaway) has lofty goals for the future. Her path takes a dark turn when she accepts the position of assistant to the evil Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep), editor of the famous Runway magazine. While touring as Miranda's whipping girl, Andy fears she won't be able to withstand the abuse without suffering burns.

Lions for Lambs - MGM+

US senator, a reporter, a college professor from California, and a unit of American soldiers serving in Afghanistan are the central characters in Robert Redford's 2007 war drama film Lions for Lambs. The film features Redford, Cruise, Streep, and Andrew Garfield, who is making his big-screen debut. After Cruise left Paramount Pictures in 2006, his production business, Cruise/Wagner Productions, merged with United Artists.

Dr. Mallery (Robert Redford), their idealistic lecturer, motivates Arian (Derek Luke) and Ernest (Michael Pepe) to join the military and travel to Afghanistan. Their lives serve as a thread connecting two unrelated stories. While a presidential candidate (Tom Cruise) prepares to reveal his plans to a journalist (Meryl Streep) in Washington, D.C., Mallery is attempting to establish a connection with a disillusioned student in California.

Mamma Mia! - JioCinema

The 2008 musical rom-com Phyllida Lloyd directed Mamma Mia!, while Catherine Johnson penned the script, drawing inspiration from her book for the 1999 musical of the same name. The film, based on the music of the Swedish pop group ABBA, features an extra score by Benny Andersson. Christine Baranski, Pierce Brosnan, Dominic Cooper, Colin Firth, Amanda Seyfried, Stellan Skarsgård, Meryl Streep, and Julie Walters are all part of the ensemble cast in the film. The story follows a young bride-to-be as she extends invitations to three men, one of whom may turn out to be her biological father.

It's Complicated - JioCinema

Written and directed by Nancy Meyers, It's Complicated is a 2009 romantic comedy. Featuring Steve Martin as architect Adam and Meryl Streep as bakery owner and single mother of three, the plot revolves around a woman who has an affair with her ex-husband, Alec Baldwin, ten years after their divorce. John Krasinski, Rita Wilson, Zoe Kazan, Robert Curtis Brown, Mary Kay Place, Lake Bell, and Hunter Parrish are among the many supporting actors in the film.

Hope Springs - Lionsgate Play

Vanessa Taylor wrote and directed the 2012 romantic comedy-drama film Hope Springs, starring Meryl Streep, Steve Carell, and Tommy Lee Jones. Despite their undying love for one another, long-married Kay (Meryl Streep) and Arnold (Tommy Lee Jones) decide that she needs a change and decide to get back together with her husband. In Great Hope Springs, Kay hears about a famous marriage counsellor (Steve Carell) and convinces her obstinate partner to go on a retreat with her. Rekindling the passion that first drew Kay and Arnold together becomes more of a hurdle as they overcome their bedroom hang-ups.

Into the Woods - Disney+ Hotstar

James Lapine wrote the screenplay for Rob Marshall's 2014 musical fantasy film Into the Woods, based on Stephen Sondheim's 1987 Broadway musical of the same name. Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Chris Pine, Chris Ullman, Christine Baranski, Lilla Crawford, Daniel Huttlestone, MacKenzie Mauzy, Billy Magnussen, and Johnny Depp are all part of the ensemble cast of this Walt Disney Pictures production.

A jealous witch curses a couple in the film, preventing them from having children and forcing them to face the consequences of their decisions. It is based on the stories of Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel by the Grimm Brothers.

The Post - SonyLIV

The Post, a 2017 political thriller film, revolves around the revelations of the Pentagon Papers and The Washington Post. Josh Singer and Liz Hannah wrote the film, while Steven Spielberg filmed and produced it. Supporting cast members include Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, David Cross, Bruce Greenwood, Carrie Coon, Alison Brie, and Matthew Rhys, while Meryl Streep plays publisher Katharine Graham, and Tom Hanks is a longtime executive editor of The Washington Post.

Set in 1971, The Post tells the true story of the efforts by journalists at The Washington Post to publish the classified Pentagon Papers. These papers discussed the US government's 20-year involvement in the Vietnam War, as well as earlier involvement in French Indochina, beginning in the 1940s.

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again - JioCinema

Ol Parker spearheaded the creation of the 2018 jukebox musical love comedy Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, adapting it from a narrative by Richard Curtis, Catherine Johnson, and Parker. This is the sequel to the 2008 film Mamma Mia! which in turn drew inspiration from the 1999 musical of the same name, showcasing the songs of ABBA. Christine Baranski, Pierce Brosnan, Dominic Cooper, Colin Firth, Andy García, Lily James, Amanda Seyfried, Stellan Skarsgård, Julie Walters, Cher, Meryl Streep, Alexa Davies, Jessica Keenan Wynn, Josh Dylan, Jeremy Irvine, and Hugh Skinner are all stars of the film. The plot picks up right after the events of the last film, but it also weaves in flashbacks to Donna's youth in 1979, making it feel like a prequel and a sequel at the same time. Some sequences from the two eras even mirror each other.

Donna was free to go on a string of travels across Europe in 1979 after her three younger sisters, Tanya and Rosie, graduated from Oxford University. Along her travels, she meets Bill, Harry, and Sam, the latter of whom she falls for but who ultimately breaks her heart. Sophie, Donna's pregnant daughter, fantasises about going back in time to the Greek island of Kalokairi to restore a tavern and reconnect with her mother's former lovers and acquaintances. 

Mary Poppins Returns - Disney+ Hotstar

David Magee and John DeLuca wrote the musical fantasy comedy Mary Poppins Returns in 2018, with screenplay and story credits going to Magee, Marshall, and Marshall. The film is an adaptation of the Mary Poppins books by P.L. Travers. Emily Blunt plays Mary Poppins in this sequel to the 1964 film. Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Julie Walters, Dick Van Dyke, Angela Lansbury, Colin Firth, Meryl Streep, and David Warner make cameo appearances in the film. Mary Poppins, who had been Jane and Michael Banks' nanny, returns to them following the loss of Michael's wife in this film set in London during the Great Depression.

Now a father of three, Michael Banks learns that he will lose his house in five days if he cannot repay a loan. He is a bank teller by trade. A certificate proving ownership of valuable shares bequeathed to him by his father many years ago is his sole hope of recovering them. Mary Poppins, the cherished childhood nanny of the Banks children, shows up at the last minute to save the day and whisk the family away on a fantastical, entertaining journey.

The Laundromat - Netflix

Scott Z. Burns wrote the script for Steven Soderbergh's 2019 comedy-drama film, The Laundromat. Jake Bernstein's book Secrecy World, which delves into the Panama Papers scandal, serves as its basis. The film stars Meryl Streep, James Cromwell, Sharon Stone, Robert Patrick, Antonio Banderas, Gary Oldman, Jeffrey Wright, Matthias Schoenaerts, and David Schwimmer. Ellen Martin (Meryl Streep) starts looking into a phoney insurance policy when her perfect vacation takes a terrifying turn.

Big Little Lies - JioCinema

Liane Moriarty's 2014 book of the same name serves as the inspiration for the black comedy-drama TV show Big Little Lies. The show, which David E. Kelley created and wrote, ran for two seasons (2017–2019) with 14 episodes. Jean-Marc Vallée and Andrea Arnold directed the first season, based on an original miniseries script. The female leads of Big Little Lies—Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, and Zoë Kravitz—are five Monterey, California, women who find themselves entangled in a murder investigation. In supporting parts, you can also see Alexander Skarsgård, Adam Scott, James Tupper, and Jeffrey Nordling. The addition of Meryl Streep to the main cast occurred in the second season.

Set in the peaceful seaside town of Monterey, California, Big Little Lies spins a darkly comic story of murder and mayhem. In the middle of overprotective mothers, prosperous husbands, attractive children, and magnificent homes, rumours create a social stratification by highlighting the strained relationships between spouses, parents, and neighbours. The series delves into the romanticization of marriage, sex, motherhood, and friendship, as well as society's assumptions about perfection, through the perspectives of three mothers: Madeline, Celeste, and Jane. Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, and Shailene Woodley showcase their stellar performances as the three renowned "mothers of Monterey."

The Prom - Netflix

Ryan Murphy directed The Prom, a 2020 musical comedy film based on the 2018 Broadway musical by Martin, Beguelin, and Matthew Sklar. Cast members include Kerry Washington, Andrew Rannells, Tracey Ullman, Kevin Chamberlin, Ariana DeBose, Meryl Streep, James Corden, Nicole Kidman, Keegan-Michael Key, Andrew Rannells, and Emma Nolan, played by Jo Ellen Pellman in her film debut. Nathaniel J. Potvin, Nico Greetham, Sofia Deler, and Logan Riley Hassel also feature.

The musical theatre sensations around a sleepy Indiana town in support of a prom-bound youngster and her girlfriend caused quite a stir, making her feel unfortunate.

Don't Look Up - Netflix

Adam McKay wrote, co-produced, and directed the apocalyptic political satire black comedy film Don't Look Up in 2021. The film boasts an impressive ensemble cast that includes the likes of Rob Morgan, Ariana Grande, Ron Perlman, Timothée Chalamet, Rob Morgan, Jonah Hill, Mark Rylance, Tyler Perry, Kid Cudi, Cate Blanchett, and Meryl Streep.

An upcoming comet threatens to wipe out human civilisation, and the film follows two astronomers as they try to warn the world. The film satirises the indifference of the government, politicians, celebrities, and media towards the climate catastrophe, with the impact event serving as an allegory for the phenomenon.

Graduate student Kate Dibiasky (Jennifer Lawrence) and her professor, Dr. Randall Mindy (Leonardo DiCaprio), made the remarkable discovery of a comet circling within the solar system. Its imminent collision with Earth is the main concern. Something else? Apparently, nobody gives a hoot. Cautioning humans about a planet-killer the size of Mount Everest is, as it turns out, a difficult reality to face. Dr. Oglethorpe, Kate, and Randall embark on a media tour. Meryl Streep portrays President Orlean, while Jonah Hill portrays her sycophantic son, Jason. Additionally, they tune in to Cate Blanchett's and Tyler Perry's lively morning program, The Daily Rip. Attempts to capture the attention of the social media-obsessed public and navigate the 24-hour news cycle in the six months leading up to the comet's arrival turn out to be quite hilarious.

Extrapolations - Apple TV+

Scott Z. Burns created the anthology miniseries Extrapolations for Apple TV+. Through linked stories, the anthology series portrays the world's response to climate change from a variety of perspectives. Climate change will increasingly impact people's daily lives as time progresses. A series of eight interconnected stories delves into the personal, life-altering decisions that arise when the pace of environmental change exceeds that of the human population. In the year 2046, thanks to technological advancements, Rebecca (Sienna Miller) is able to befriend a humpback whale and ask it about the location of another whale she hears.

Only Murders in the Building - Disney+ Hotstar

Only Murders in the Building is a mystery comedy-drama series that Steve Martin and John Hoffman created. Strangers Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez become friends while investigating a string of mysterious murders in the Arconia, an upscale apartment building on New York City's Upper West Side. The three of them eventually launch a podcast about the cases, called Only Murders in the Building.

A true crime story unexpectedly engulfs three complete strangers who all have a fascination with the genre. The three friends use their extensive background in real crime to piece together what happened when a brutal murder took place in their posh Upper West Side apartment building. The lies they tell one another are explosive, to say the least. In their haste to unravel the increasing clues before it's too late, the three people in peril quickly discover that a murderer may be hiding among them. 

Since the third season, Meryl Streep has portrayed Loretta Durkin, a struggling actress who develops a deep affection for Oliver. She is the lead in both his Broadway play and its musical adaptation.