Best Amanda Peet movies

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Best Amanda Peet movies

TOP 25:
The Whole Ten Yards
The Whole Ten Yards
Character: Jill St. Claire
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2004
Jimmy 'The Tulip' Tudeski now spends his days compulsively cleaning his house and perfecting his culinary skills with his wife, Jill, a purported assassin who has yet to pull off a clean hit. Suddenly, an uninvited and unwelcome connection to their past unexpectedly shows up on Jimmy and Jill's doorstep; it's Oz, and he's begging them to help him rescue his wife, Cynthia.

TOP 24:
The X Files: I Want to Believe
The X Files: I Want to Believe
Character: ASAC Dakota Whitney
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2008
Six years after the events of The X-Files series finale, former FBI agent Doctor Dana Scully is now a staff physician at Our Lady of Sorrows, a Catholic hospital, and treating a boy named Christian who has Sandhoff disease, a terminal brain condition. FBI agent Drummy arrives to ask Scully’s help in locating Fox Mulder, the fugitive former head of the X-Files division, and says they will call off its manhunt for him if he will help investigate the disappearances of several women, including young FBI agent Monica Banan. Mulder and Scully are called back to duty by the FBI when a former priest claims to be receiving psychic visions pertaining to a kidnapped agent.


TOP 23:
2012
2012
Character: Kate Curtis
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 2009
Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of the earth is becoming unstable and that without proper preparations for saving a fraction of the world's population, the entire race is doomed. Meanwhile, writer Jackson Curtis stumbles on the same information. While the world's leaders race to build "arks" to escape the impending cataclysm, Curtis struggles to find a way to save his family. Meanwhile, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc around the world.

TOP 22:
Identity Thief
Identity Thief
Character: Trish Patterson
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 2013
When a mild-mannered businessman learns his identity has been stolen, he hits the road in an attempt to foil the thief -- a trip that puts him in the path of a deceptively harmless-looking woman.

TOP 21:
Trust Me
Trust Me
Character: Marcy
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2013
Trust Me follows flailing Hollywood agent Howard, who seemingly strikes gold after signing the next big child star. What results is an unexpected ride through the nasty inner workings of Hollywood, as Howard desperately tries to make it in an industry that has no interest in recognizing his bumbling but ultimately genuine nature.


TOP 20:
$5 a Day
$5 a Day
Character: Maggie
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2008
After being released from jail, the son of a con man joins his father on the road.

TOP 19:
Changing Lanes
Changing Lanes
Character: Cynthia Delano Banek
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Release: 2002
A rush-hour fender-bender on New York City's crowded FDR Drive, under most circumstances, wouldn't set off a chain reaction that could decimate two people's lives. But on this day, at this time, a minor collision will turn two complete strangers into vicious adversaries. Their means of destroying each other might be different, but their goals, ultimately, will be the same: Each will systematically try to dismantle the other's life in a reckless effort to reclaim something he has lost.

TOP 18:
What Doesn't Kill You
What Doesn't Kill You
Character: Stacy Reilly
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Release: 2008
Two childhood friends from South Boston turn to crime as a way to get by, ultimately causing a strain in their personal lives and their friendship.


TOP 17:
Please Give
Please Give
Character: Mary
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2010
In New York City, a husband and wife butt heads with the granddaughters of the elderly woman who lives in the apartment the couple owns.

TOP 16:
Battle for Terra
Battle for Terra
Character: Maria Montez (voice)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Science Fiction
Release: 2007
A peaceful alien planet faces annihilation, as the homeless remainder of the human race sets its eyes on Terra. Mala, a rebellious Terrian teenager, will do everything she can to stop it.

TOP 15:

Takedown

Takedown
Character: Karen
Genre: Action, Thriller
Release: 2000
Kevin Mitnick is quite possibly the best hacker in the world. Hunting for more and more information, seeking more and more cyber-trophies every day, he constantly looks for bigger challenges. When he breaks into the computer of a security expert and an ex-hacker, he finds one - and much more than that...


TOP 14:

High Crimes

High Crimes
Character: Jackie
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2002
A female attorney learns that her husband is really a marine officer awol for fifteen years and accused of murdering fifteen civilians in El Salvador. Believing her husband when he tells her that he's being framed as part of a U.S. Military cover-up, the attorney defends him in a military court.

TOP 13:

Sleeping with Other People

Sleeping with Other People
Character: Paula
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2015
Can two serial cheaters get a second chance at love? After a one-night stand in college, New Yorkers Lainey and Jake meet by chance twelve years later and discover they each have the same problem: because of their monogamy-challenged ways, neither can maintain a relationship. Determined to stay friends despite their mutual attraction, they make a pact to keep it platonic, a deal that proves easier said than done.

TOP 12:

One Fine Day

One Fine Day
Character: Celia
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1996
Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left unexpectedly with Maggie and forgets that Melanie was to take her to school. As a result, both children miss their school field trip and are stuck with the parents. The two adults project their negative stereotypes of ex-spouses on each other, but end up needing to rely on each other to watch the children as each must save his job. Humor is added by Sammy's propensity for lodging objects in his nose and Maggie's tendency to wander.

TOP 11:

Melinda and Melinda

Melinda and Melinda
Character: Susan
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2004
While dining out with friends, Sy suggests the difficulty of separating comedy from tragedy. To illustrate his point, he tells his guests two parallel stories about Melinda ; both versions have the same basic elements, but one take on her state of affairs leans toward levity, while the other is full of anguish. Each story involves Melinda coping with a recent divorce through substance abuse while beginning a romantic relationship with a close friend's husband.


TOP 10:

The Whole Nine Yards

The Whole Nine Yards
Character: Jill St. Claire
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 2000
After a mobster agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison, he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a couple of his new neighbours figure out his true identity and come knocking to see if he'd be up for one more hit—suburban style.

TOP 9:

Syriana

Syriana
Character: Julie Woodman
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 2005
The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a Switzerland-based energy analyst, experiences both personal tragedy and opportunity during a visit with Arabian royalty. Meanwhile, veteran CIA agent Bob Barnes uncovers an assassination plot with unsettling origins.

TOP 8:

Igby Goes Down

Igby Goes Down
Character: Rachel
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2002
A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.

TOP 7:

Something's Gotta Give

Something's Gotta Give
Character: Marin
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2003
Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother, Erica. Left in the care of Erica and his doctor, a love triangle starts to take shape.

TOP 6:

Griffin & Phoenix

Griffin & Phoenix
Character: Phoenix
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2006
A terminally ill man falls in love with a woman who has a secret that threatens their time spent together.


TOP 5:

Martian Child

Martian Child
Character: Harlee
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2007
A recently-widowed science fiction writer considers whether to adopt a hyper-imaginative 6-year-old abandoned and socially-rejected boy who says he's really from Mars.

TOP 4:

A Lot Like Love

A Lot Like Love
Character: Emily Friehl
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2005
On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to close friends to ... lovers?

TOP 3:

Playing by Heart

Playing by Heart
Character: Amber
Genre: Drama
Release: 1998
Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to pull the solitary Keenan into her orbit. An adulterous couple meet at hotels for evening sex. Hugh tells tall tales, usually tragic, to women in bars.

TOP 2:

The Way Way Back

The Way Way Back
Character: Joan
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2013
Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park's managers.

TOP 1:

Identity

Identity
Character: Paris
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2003
Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.