Best Claire Danes movies

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Best Claire Danes movies
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TOP 25:
The Mod Squad
The Mod Squad
Character: Julie Barnes
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Release: 1999
Three minor delinquints (Danes, Ribisi, and Epps) are recruited by a cop (Farina) working undercover to bust a cop/drug ring. When the officer who recruited them is killed, they go above and beyond the call of duty to solve the murder; and bust the drug ring. Suffering the jibes, and ridicule of fellow officers; they struggle to save their names, and that of their deceased benefactor.

TOP 24:
To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday
To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday
Character: Rachel Lewis
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1996
David loves his wife, Gillian. Unfortunately, she died two years ago. David deals with his grief by continuing his romance with Gillian during walks with her "ghost" on the beach at night. While David lives in the past, other family problems crop up in the present in the real world....
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Wendy Crewson movies?


TOP 23:
As Cool as I Am
As Cool as I Am
Character: Lainee Diamond
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2013
A smart teenage girl comes of age in a small town with her self-centered parents who had her when they were teenagers.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sarah Bolger movies?

TOP 22:
The Flock
The Flock
Character: Allison Lowry
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2007
Erroll Babbage has spent his career tracking sex offenders and his unorthodox methods are nearly as brutal as the criminals he monitors. When he links one of his deranged parolees to the disappearance of a local girl, he and his new partner must scour the S&M underground to find her before it's too late.

TOP 21:
Shopgirl
Shopgirl
Character: Mirabelle
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2005
Mirabelle is a disenchanted salesgirl and aspiring artist who sells gloves and accessories at a department store. She has two men in her life: wealthy divorcée Ray Porter and struggling musician Jeremy. Mirabelle falls in love with the glamorous Ray, and her life takes a magical turn, but eventually she realizes that she must empower herself and make a choice between them.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bridgette Wilson movies?


TOP 20:
Evening
Evening
Character: Ann Grant
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2007
As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid flashbacks, the young Ann (Claire Daines) spends one night with a man named Harris (Patrick Wilson), who was the love of her life.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Eileen Atkins movies?

TOP 19:
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
Character: Kate Brewster
Genre: Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
Release: 2003
It's been 10 years since John Connor saved Earth from Judgment Day, and he's now living under the radar, steering clear of using anything Skynet can trace. That is, until he encounters T-X, a robotic assassin ordered to finish what T-1000 started. Good thing Connor's former nemesis, the Terminator, is back to aid the now-adult Connor … just like he promised.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jon Foster movies?

TOP 18:
It's All About Love
It's All About Love
Character: Elena
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller, Romance
Release: 2003
The story of two lovers and their attempts to save their relationship in a near-future world on the brink of cosmic collapse. John, and world-famous ice skating star, Elena, are about to sign divorce papers when they realise that, in spite of everything happening around them, their love is worth fighting for. It's All About Love is a fresh take on modern love and future life as two lovers struggle in a conspiracy of epic proportions.


TOP 17:
A Kid Like Jake
A Kid Like Jake
Character: Alex Wheeler
Genre: Drama
Release: 2018
On the eve of the admissions cycle for New York City kindergartens, Alex and Greg Wheeler have high hopes for four-year-old Jake. The director of Jake's preschool encourages them to accentuate Jake's gender expansive behavior to help him stand out. As Alex and Greg navigate their roles as parents, a rift grows between them, one that forces them to confront their own concerns about what's best for Jake, and each other.

TOP 16:
The Family Stone
The Family Stone
Character: Julie Morton
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2005
An uptight, conservative, businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Luke Wilson movies?

TOP 15:

How to Make an American Quilt

How to Make an American Quilt
Character: Young Glady Joe
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1995
Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that Hy and Glady Joe are members of a group of passionate quilters, and over the course of her visit she is regaled with tales of love and life by women who have collected rich experiences and much wisdom.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Loren Dean movies?


TOP 14:

Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays
Character: Kitt Larson
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1995
After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face spending the holiday with her family. She wonders if she can survive their crazy antics.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Anne Bancroft movies?

TOP 13:

Me and Orson Welles

Me and Orson Welles
Character: Sonja Jones
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2009
New York, 1937. A teenager hired to star in Orson Welles' production of Julius Caesar becomes attracted to a career-driven production assistant.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Zac Efron movies?

TOP 12:

Brokedown Palace

Brokedown Palace
Character: Alice Marano
Genre: Drama
Release: 1999
Best friends Alice and Darlene take a trip to Thailand after graduating high school. In Thailand, they meet a captivating Australian man, who calls himself Nick Parks. Darlene is particularly smitten with Nick and convinces Alice to take Nick up on his offer to treat the two of them to what amounts to a day trip to Hong Kong. In the airport, the girls are seized by the police and shocked to discover that one of their bags contains heroin.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Paul Walker movies?

TOP 11:

Igby Goes Down

Igby Goes Down
Character: Sookie Sapperstein
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2002
A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ryan Phillippe movies?


TOP 10:

U Turn

U Turn
Character: Jenny
Genre: Thriller
Release: 1997
When Bobby's car breaks down in the desert while on the run from some of the bookies who have already taken two of his fingers, he becomes trapped in the nearby small town where the people are stranger than anyone he's encountered. After becoming involved with a young married woman, her husband hires Bobby to kill her. Later, she hires Bobby to kill the husband.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Powers Boothe movies?

TOP 9:

Romeo + Juliet

Romeo + Juliet
Character: Juliet
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1996
In director Baz Luhrmann's contemporary take on William Shakespeare's classic tragedy, the Montagues and Capulets have moved their ongoing feud to the sweltering suburb of Verona Beach, where Romeo and Juliet fall in love and secretly wed. Though the film is visually modern, the bard's dialogue remains.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Brian Dennehy movies?

TOP 8:

The Rainmaker

The Rainmaker
Character: Kelly Riker
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1997
When Rudy Baylor, a young attorney with no clients, goes to work for a seedy ambulance chaser, he wants to help the parents of a terminally ill boy in their suit against an insurance company. But to take on corporate America, Rudy and a scrappy paralegal must open their own law firm.

TOP 7:

Stage Beauty

Stage Beauty
Character: Maria
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2004
Humble Maria, who outfits top London theater star Ned Kynaston, takes none of the credit for the male actor's success at playing women. And because this is the 17th century, Maria, like other females, is prohibited from pursuing her dream of acting. But when powerful people support her, King Charles II lifts the ban on female stage performers. And just as Maria aided Ned, she needs his help to learn her new profession.

TOP 6:

Stardust

Stardust
Character: Yvaine
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Family
Release: 2007
In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his true identity.


TOP 5:

Little Women

Little Women
Character: Elizabeth "Beth" March
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1994
With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, male friends start to become a part of the household.

TOP 4:

Brigsby Bear

Brigsby Bear
Character: Emily
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2017
Brigsby Bear Adventures is a children's TV show produced for an audience of one: James. When the show abruptly ends, James's life changes forever, and he sets out to finish the story himself.

TOP 3:

Les Misérables

Les Misérables
Character: Cosette
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Release: 1998
Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the student revolutions in France.

TOP 2:

The Hours

The Hours
Character: Julia Vaughan
Genre: Drama
Release: 2002
"The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a surprising, transcendent moment of shared recognition.

TOP 1:

Temple Grandin

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



If you like the best Claire Danes movies, then you will also like the best Bill Pullman movies, where many of their films coincide.