Best Catherine O'Hara movies

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Best Catherine O'Hara movies

TOP 25:
Bartok the Magnificent
Bartok the Magnificent
Character: Ludmilla (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 1999
Russia is being terrorized by an evil witch known as Baba Yaga; the only one who is not afraid of her is Bartok the Magnificent. Bartok, an albino bat, has just arrived in Moscow and is impressing everyone with his performances, including Prince Ivan Romanov. However, one person is not impressed; Ludmilla finds Bartok annoying and naive. After Bartok's show, a violent bear suddenly attacks. Bartok must save everyone by stunning the bear with dust and then knocks him over and traps him in a wagon.

TOP 24:
The Addams Family
The Addams Family
Character: Grandma Frump (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2019
The Addams family's lives begin to unravel when they face-off against a treacherous, greedy crafty reality-TV host while also preparing for their extended family to arrive for a major celebration.


TOP 23:
Heartburn
Heartburn
Character: Betty
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1986
Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. They buy a house, have a daughter, and Rachel thinks they are living happily ever after until she discovers that Mark is having an affair while she is waddling around with a second pregnancy.

TOP 22:
Rock & Rule
Rock & Rule
Character: Aunt Edith
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Fantasy
Release: 1983
A malevolent rock star kidnaps a female singer to force her to participate in the summoning of a demon and her band must help her stop him.

TOP 21:
Over the Hedge
Over the Hedge
Character: Penny (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2006
A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.


TOP 20:
Where the Wild Things Are
Where the Wild Things Are
Character: Judith (voice)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Release: 2009
Max imagines running away from his mom and sailing to a far-off land where large talking beasts -- Ira, Carol, Douglas, the Bull, Judith and Alexander -- crown him as their king, play rumpus, build forts and discover secret hideaways.

TOP 19:
Monster House
Monster House
Character: Mom (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Release: 2006
Monsters under the bed are scary enough, but what happens when an entire house is out to get you? Three teens aim to find out when they go up against a decrepit neighboring home and unlock its frightening secrets.

TOP 18:
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
Character: Kate McCallister
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Release: 1992
Instead of flying to Florida with his folks, Kevin ends up alone in New York, where he gets a hotel room with his dad's credit card—despite problems from a clerk and meddling bellboy. But when Kevin runs into his old nemeses, the Wet Bandits, he's determined to foil their plans to rob a toy store on Christmas eve.


TOP 17:
Tall Tale
Tall Tale
Character: Calamity Jane
Genre: Adventure, Family
Release: 1995
A young boy draws on the inspiration of legendary western characters to find the strength to fight an evil land baron in the old west who wants to steal his family's farm and destroy their idyllic community. When Daniel Hackett sees his father Jonas gravely wounded by the villainous Stiles, his first urge is for his family to flee the danger, and give up their life on a farm which Daniel has come to despise anyway. Going alone to a lake to try to decide what to do, he falls asleep on a boat and wakes to find himself in the wild west, in the company of such "tall tale" legends as Pecos Bill, Paul Bunyan, John Henry and Calamity Jane. Together, they battle the same villains Daniel is facing in his "real" world, ending with a heroic confrontation in which the boy stands up to Stiles and his henchmen, and rallies his neighbors to fight back against land grabbers who want to destroy their town.

TOP 16:
The Paper
The Paper
Character: Susan
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1994
Henry Hackett is the workaholic editor of a New York City tabloid. He loves his job, but the long hours and low pay are leading to discontent. Also, publisher Bernie White faces financial straits, and has hatchet-man Alicia Clark—Henry's nemesis—impose unpopular cutbacks.

TOP 15:

Brother Bear 2

Brother Bear 2
Character: Kata (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Release: 2006
Kenai finds his childhood human friend Nita and the two embark on a journey to burn the amulet he gave to her before he was a bear, much to Koda's dismay.


TOP 14:

Penelope

Penelope
Character: Jessica Wilhern
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
Release: 2006
Forlorn heiress Penelope Wilhern is cursed, and the only way out is to fall in love with someone of suitable stock. But how can she find her soul mate when she's sequestered inside her family's estate with only her parents to keep her company. This untraditional fairy tale about a girl who bucks convention to create her own happy ending.

TOP 13:

Wyatt Earp

Wyatt Earp
Character: Allie Earp
Genre: Drama, Action, Western, Adventure
Release: 1994
Covering the life and times of one of the West's most iconic heroes Wyatt Earp weaves an intricate tale of Earp and his friends and family. With a star studded cast, sweeping cinematography and authentic costumes Wyatt Earp led the way during the Western revival in the 90's.

TOP 12:

Frankenweenie

Frankenweenie
Character: Mrs. Frankenstein / Weird Girl / Gym Teacher (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2012
When a car hits young Victor's pet dog Sparky, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked "monster" wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor's neighbors, he has to convince them that Sparky's still the good, loyal friend he was.

TOP 11:

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
Character: Justice Strauss
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Release: 2004
Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune. This movie is extremely alarming, an expression which here means "a thrilling misadventure involving three ingenious orphans and a villainous actor named Count Olaf (Jim Carrey) who wants their enormous fortune." It includes a suspicious fire, delicious pasta, Jim Carrey, poorly behaved looches, Billy Connolly, an incredibly deadly viper, Meryl Streep, and the voice of an imposter named Jude Law.


TOP 10:

Away We Go

Away We Go
Character: Gloria Farlander
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2009
Verona and Burt have moved to Colorado to be close to Burt's parents but, with Veronica expecting their first child, Burt's parents decide to move to Belgium, now leaving them in a place they hate and without a support structure in place. They set off on a whirlwind tour of of disparate locations where they have friends or relatives, sampling not only different cities and climates but also different families. Along the way they realize that the journey is less about discovering where they want to live and more about figuring out what type of parents they want to be.

TOP 9:

A Mighty Wind

A Mighty Wind
Character: Mickey Crabbe
Genre: Comedy, Music
Release: 2003
In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired by the death of their former manager, get back on the stage for one concert in New York City's Town Hall.

TOP 8:

Best in Show

Best in Show
Character: Cookie Fleck
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2000
The tension is palpable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part in what is undoubtedly one of the greatest events of their lives -- the Mayflower Dog Show. The canine contestants and their owners are as wondrously diverse as the great country that has bred them.

TOP 7:

Waiting for Guffman

Waiting for Guffman
Character: Sheila Albertson
Genre: Comedy, Music
Release: 1996
Corky St. Clair is a director, actor and dancer in Blaine, Missouri. When it comes time to celebrate Blaine's 150th anniversary, Corky resolves to bring down the house in Broadway style.

TOP 6:

Home Alone

Home Alone
Character: Kate McCallister
Genre: Comedy, Family
Release: 1990
Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ready to defend his territory. By planting booby traps galore, adorably mischievous Kevin stands his ground as his frantic mother attempts to race home before Christmas Day.


TOP 5:

Beetlejuice

Beetlejuice
Character: Delia Deetz
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Release: 1988
Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the undead newlyweds turn to an expert frightmeister, but he's got a diabolical agenda of his own.

TOP 4:

Barbie in The 12 Dancing Princesses

Barbie in The 12 Dancing Princesses
Original Title: Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses
Character: Rowena (voice)
Genre: Animation, Family
Release: 2006
King Randolph sends for his cousin Duchess Rowena to help turn his daughters, Princess Genevieve and her 11 sisters, into better ladies. But the Duchess takes away all the sisters fun, including the sisters favorite pastime: dancing.Thinking all hope is lost they find a secret passageway to a magical land were they can dance the night away.

TOP 3:

After Hours

After Hours
Character: Gail
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1985
An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.

TOP 2:

The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas
Character: Sally / Shock (voice)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Family
Release: 1993
Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning. But as Christmas approaches, Jack's rag-doll girlfriend, Sally, tries to foil his misguided plans.

TOP 1:

Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin
Character: Aunt Ann
Genre: Drama
Release: 2010
A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of top scientists in humane livestock handling.