Best Diane Ladd movies

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Best Diane Ladd movies
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TOP 22:
Carnosaur
Carnosaur
Diane Ladd as: Dr. Jane Tiptree
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction
Release: 1993
After being driven to extinction, great bloodthirsty dinosaurs come back to life with the assistance of a demented genetic scientist. She plans to replace the human race with a super-race of dinosaurs who will not pollute the planet.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Brent Hinkley movies?

TOP 21:
Father Hood
Father Hood
Diane Ladd as: Rita
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Release: 1993
Deadbeat dad kidnaps his kids from the bus to an abusive foster home and they go on a run. The cops are after them, they bicker constantly and his idea of a way out is grim, yet this dangerous ride might just turn them into a family.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Patrick Swayze movies?


TOP 20:
A Kiss Before Dying
A Kiss Before Dying
Diane Ladd as: Mrs. Corliss
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1991
Infatuated with the idea of becoming rich, college student Jonathan Corliss secretly dates Dorothy Carlsson to gain the approval of her wealthy father. When Dorothy tells Jonathan that she is pregnant and that her father will deny her inheritance if he finds out, Jonathan murders her, but he stages her death as a suicide. As Jonathan works his way onto Mr. Carlsson's payroll, Dorothy's twin sister, Ellen, investigates the apparent suicide.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sean Young movies?

TOP 19:
The Wild Angels
The Wild Angels
Diane Ladd as: Gaysh
Genre: Action, Drama
Release: 1966
Peter Fonda plays 'Heavenly Blues', the leader of Hell's Angels chapter from Venice, California while Bruce Dern plays 'Loser', his best pal. When they both botch their attempt to retrieve Loser's stolen bike, Loser ends up in the hospital. Nancy Sinatra plays Mike, Blues' "old lady" and Diane Ladd plays Loser's wife (Dern's real-life wife at the time).

TOP 18:
28 Days
28 Days
Diane Ladd as: Bobbie Jean
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2000
After getting into a car accident while drunk on the day of her sister's wedding, Gwen Cummings is given a choice between prison or a rehab center. She chooses rehab, but is extremely resistant to taking part in any of the treatment programs they have to offer, refusing to admit that she has an alcohol addiction.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Brendan Gleeson movies?


TOP 17:
Kingdom Hospital
Kingdom Hospital
Diane Ladd as: Sally Druse
Genre: Horror
Release: 2004
Stephen King's take on the masterpiece series by Lars von Trier. The story takes place in a hospital in Lewiston, Maine, built on the site of a Civil War-era mill fire in which many children died.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jodelle Ferland movies?

TOP 16:
Black Widow
Black Widow
Diane Ladd as: Etta
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1987
Federal agent Alexandra Barnes believes that Catherine Petersen is a serial killer who marries rich men and then murders them for their money. But since Catherine is seemingly a master of disguise and has multiple identities, Alexandra can't prove anything with conventional detective work. With no other option, she goes undercover, pursuing the same man as Catherine, and hoping that Catherine will slip up and reveal her true identity.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tesshou Genda movies?

TOP 15:

Nora Roberts’ Montana Sky

Nora Roberts’ Montana Sky
Diane Ladd as: Bess
Genre: Drama, Romance, TV Movie
Release: 2007
The wealthy stock dealer bequeaths his Montana farm to the three daughters provided they would live there together at least for a year.


TOP 14:

Primary Colors

Primary Colors
Diane Ladd as: Mama Stanton
Genre: Drama
Release: 1998
In this adaptation of the best-selling roman à clef about Bill Clinton's 1992 run for the White House, the young and gifted Henry Burton is tapped to oversee the presidential campaign of Governor Jack Stanton. Burton is pulled into the politician's colorful world and looks on as Stanton -- who has a wandering eye that could be his downfall -- contends with his ambitious wife, Susan, and an outspoken adviser, Richard Jemmons.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Paul Guilfoyle movies?

TOP 13:

White Lightning

White Lightning
Diane Ladd as: Maggie
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Release: 1973
An ex con teams up with federal agents to help them with breaking up a moonshine ring.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Burt Reynolds movies?

TOP 12:

Citizen Ruth

Citizen Ruth
Diane Ladd as: Ruth's mother
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1996
"Citizen Ruth" is the story of Ruth Stoops, a woman who nobody even noticed -- until she got pregnant. Now, everyone wants a piece of her. The film is a comedy about one woman caught in the ultimate tug-of-war: a clash of wild, noisy, ridiculous people that rapidly dissolves into a media circus.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kelly Preston movies?


TOP 11:

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Something Wicked This Way Comes
Diane Ladd as: Mrs. Nightshade
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Family
Release: 1983
In a small American town, a diabolical circus arrives, granting wishes for the townsfolk, but twisted as only the esteemed Mr. Dark can make them. Can two young boys overcome the worst the devil himself can deal out?
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Pam Grier movies?

TOP 10:

Joy

Joy
Diane Ladd as: Mimi
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2015
A story based on the life of a struggling Long Island single mom who became one of the country's most successful entrepreneurs.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Alain Delon movies?

TOP 9:

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose
Diane Ladd as: Mother
Genre: Drama
Release: 1991
Rose, is taken in by the Hillyer family to serve as a 1930s housemaid so that she can avoid falling into a life of prostitution. Rose's appearence and personality is such that all men fall for her, and Rose knows it. She can't help herself from getting into trouble with men.

TOP 8:

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Diane Ladd as: Flo
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1974
After her husband dies, Alice and her son, Tommy, leave their small New Mexico town for California, where Alice hopes to make a new life for herself as a singer. Money problems force them to settle in Arizona instead, where Alice takes a job as waitress in a small diner.


TOP 7:

And the Oscar Goes To...

And the Oscar Goes To...
Genre: Documentary, TV Movie
Release: 2014
The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, AND THE OSCAR GOES TO... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in 1927 when Louis B. Mayer, then head of MGM, led other prominent members of the industry in forming this professional honorary organization. Two years later the Academy began bestowing awards, which were nicknamed "Oscar," and quickly came to represent the pinnacle of cinematic achievement.

TOP 6:

Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart
Diane Ladd as: Marietta Fortune
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1990
Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.

TOP 5:

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
Diane Ladd as: Nora Griswold
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1989
It's Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two kids. Clark's continual bad luck is worsened by his obnoxious family guests, but he manages to keep going knowing that his Christmas bonus is due soon.

TOP 4:

Inland Empire

Inland Empire
Diane Ladd as: Marilyn Levens
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2006
An actress's perception of reality becomes increasingly distorted as she finds herself falling for her co-star in a remake of an unfinished Polish production that was supposedly cursed.

TOP 3:

Gracie's Choice

Gracie's Choice
Diane Ladd as: Louela Lawson
Genre: Drama, TV Movie
Release: 2004
For as long as she can remember, 16 year-old Gracie has been raising her four siblings, each of whom has a different, absent father and their mother is on the fast track to self-destruction. When these children's lives are about to be pulled apart, Gracie will have to do the impossible and make the ultimate sacrifices to keep her family together.


TOP 2:

The Last Full Measure

The Last Full Measure
Diane Ladd as: Alice Pitsenbarger
Genre: Drama, War
Release: 2020
The incredible true story of Vietnam War hero William H. Pitsenbarger, a U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen medic who personally saved over sixty men. Thirty-two years later, Pentagon staffer Scott Huffman investigates a Congressional Medal of Honor request for Pitsenbarger and uncovers a high-level conspiracy behind the decades-long denial of the medal, prompting Huffman to put his own career on the line to seek justice for the fallen airman.

TOP 1:

Chinatown

Chinatown
Diane Ladd as: Ida Sessions
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1974
Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together.


If you like the best Diane Ladd movies, then you will also like the best Patrick Swayze movies, where many of their films coincide.