Best Dianne Wiest movies

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Best Dianne Wiest movies
We present our ranking of the best Dianne Wiest movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Dianne Wiest.

TOP 25:
Robots
Robots
Dianne Wiest as: Mrs. Copperbottom (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Science Fiction
Release: 2005
Rodney Copperbottom is a young robot inventor who dreams of making the world a better place, until the evil Ratchet takes over Big Weld Industries. Now, Rodney's dreams – and those of his friends – are in danger of becoming obsolete.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Natasha Lyonne movies?

TOP 24:
Little Man Tate
Little Man Tate
Dianne Wiest as: Jane Grierson
Genre: Drama, Family
Release: 1991
Dede is a sole parent trying to bring up her son Fred. When it is discovered that Fred is a genius, she is determined to ensure that Fred has all the opportunities that he needs, and that he is not taken advantage of by people who forget that his extremely powerful intellect is harboured in the body and emotions of a child.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Debi Mazar movies?


TOP 23:
Dedication
Dedication
Dianne Wiest as: Carol
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2007
A modern love story in which a misanthropic, emotionally complex author of a hit children's book is forced to team with a beautiful illustrator after his best friend and collaborator passes away. As Henry struggles with letting go of the ghosts of love and life, he discovers that sometimes you have to take a gamble at life to find love.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Amy Sedaris movies?

TOP 22:
Category 6: Day of Destruction
Category 6: Day of Destruction
Dianne Wiest as: Shirley Abbott
Genre: Action, Thriller, TV Movie
Release: 2004
Three tornadoes converge to wreak havoc on Chicago, disrupting the power grid and creating the worst super-storm in history: a category 6 twister.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Randy Quaid movies?

TOP 21:
Dan in Real Life
Dan in Real Life
Dianne Wiest as: Nana
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Release: 2007
Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love with is actually his brother's new girlfriend.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Juliette Binoche movies?


TOP 20:
Footloose
Footloose
Dianne Wiest as: Vi Moore
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1984
When teenager Ren and his family move from big-city Chicago to a small town in the West, he's in for a real case of culture shock after discovering he's living in a place where music and dancing are illegal.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kim Dickens movies?

TOP 19:
A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints
A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints
Dianne Wiest as: Dito's Mother
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 2006
Dito Montiel, a successful author, receives a call from his long-suffering mother, asking him to return home and visit his ailing father. Dito recalls his childhood growing up in a violent neighborhood in Queens, N.Y., with friends Antonio, Giuseppe, Nerf and Mike.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Martin Compston movies?

TOP 18:
Practical Magic
Practical Magic
Dianne Wiest as: Jet Owens
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Fantasy
Release: 1998
Sally and Gillian Owens, born into a magical family, have mostly avoided witchcraft themselves. But when Gillian's vicious boyfriend, Jimmy Angelov, dies unexpectedly, the Owens sisters give themselves a crash course in hard magic. With policeman Gary Hallet growing suspicious, the girls struggle to resurrect Angelov -- and unwittingly inject his corpse with an evil spirit that threatens to end their family line.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Aidan Quinn movies?


TOP 17:
Falling in Love
Falling in Love
Dianne Wiest as: Isabelle
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1984
During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married and Frank has two little kids, they meet more and more often, their friendship becoming the most precious thing in their lives.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Frances Conroy movies?

TOP 16:
Parenthood
Parenthood
Dianne Wiest as: Helen Buckman Lampkin Bowman
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Release: 1989
The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the 'black sheep' of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the closet, and the rebellious teenagers.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rick Moranis movies?

TOP 15:

Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole
Dianne Wiest as: Nat
Genre: Drama
Release: 2010
Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sandra Oh movies?


TOP 14:

The Mule

The Mule
Dianne Wiest as: Mary
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2018
Earl Stone, a man in his eighties, is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he's just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. He does so well that his cargo increases exponentially, and Earl hit the radar of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best John Noble movies?

TOP 13:

The Odd Life of Timothy Green

The Odd Life of Timothy Green
Dianne Wiest as: Ms. Bernice Crudstaff
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Comedy, Family
Release: 2012
A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Shohreh Aghdashloo movies?

TOP 12:

Woody Allen: A Documentary

Woody Allen: A Documentary
Dianne Wiest as: Herself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2011
Iconic writer, director, actor, comedian and musician Woody Allen allowed his life and creative process to be documented on-camera for the first time. With this unprecedented access, Emmy-winning, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Robert B. Weide followed the notoriously private film legend over a year and a half to create the ultimate film biography. "Woody Allen: A Documentary" chronicles Allen's career - from teen writer to Sid Caesar's TV scribe, from stand-up comedian to award-winning writer-director averaging one film-per-year for more than 40 years. Exploring Allen's writing habits, casting, directing, and relationship with his actors first-hand, new interviews with A-listers, writing partners, family and friends provide insight and backstory to the usually inscrutable filmmaker.

TOP 11:

The Horse Whisperer

The Horse Whisperer
Dianne Wiest as: Diane Booker
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1998
Based on the novel by the same name from Nicholas Evans, the talented Robert Redford presents this meditative family drama set in the country side. Redford not only directs but also stars in the roll of a cowboy with a magical talent for healing.


TOP 10:

The Lost Boys

The Lost Boys
Dianne Wiest as: Lucy Emerson
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Release: 1987
A mother and her two teenage sons move to a seemingly nice and quiet small coastal California town yet soon find out that it's overrun by bike gangs and vampires. A couple of teenage friends take it upon themselves to hunt down the vampires that they suspect of a few mysterious murders and restore peace and calm to their town.

TOP 9:

The Birdcage

The Birdcage
Dianne Wiest as: Louise Keeley
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1996
A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé's conservative moralistic parents.

TOP 8:

I Care a Lot

I Care a Lot
Dianne Wiest as: Jennifer Peterson
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2020
A court-appointed legal guardian defrauds her older clients and traps them under her care. But her latest mark comes with some unexpected baggage.

TOP 7:

Radio Days

Radio Days
Dianne Wiest as: Aunt Bea
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Release: 1987
The Narrator tells us how the radio influenced his childhood in the days before TV. In the New York City of the late 1930s to the New Year's Eve 1944, this coming-of-age tale mixes the narrator's experiences with contemporary anecdotes and urban legends of the radio stars.

TOP 6:

Bullets Over Broadway

Bullets Over Broadway
Dianne Wiest as: Helen Sinclair
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Release: 1994
After young playwright, David Shayne obtains funding for his play from gangster Nick Valenti, Nick's girlfriend Olive miraculously lands the role of a psychiatrist—but not only is she a bimbo who could never pass for a psychiatrist—she's a dreadful actress. David puts up with the leading man who is a compulsive eater, the grand dame who wants her part jazzed up, and Olive's interfering hitman/bodyguard—but, eventually he must decide whether art or life is more important.


TOP 5:

The Purple Rose of Cairo

The Purple Rose of Cairo
Dianne Wiest as: Emma
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
Release: 1985
Cecilia is a waitress in New Jersey, living a dreary life during the Great Depression. Her only escape from her mundane reality is the movie theatre. After losing her job, Cecilia goes to see 'The Purple Rose of Cairo' in hopes of raising her spirits, where she watches dashing archaeologist Tom Baxter time and again.

TOP 4:

I Am Sam

I Am Sam
Dianne Wiest as: Annie Cassell
Genre: Drama
Release: 2001
Although Sam has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old, he has a daughter with a homeless woman who abandons them when they leave the hospital, leaving Sam to raise Lucy on his own. But as Lucy grows up, Sam's limitations start to become a problem and the authorities take her away. Sam shames high-priced lawyer, Rita into taking his case pro bono and in turn teaches her the value of love and family.

TOP 3:

Hannah and Her Sisters

Hannah and Her Sisters
Dianne Wiest as: Holly
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1986
Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.

TOP 2:

Synecdoche, New York

Synecdoche, New York
Dianne Wiest as: Ellen Bascomb / Millicent Weems
Genre: Drama
Release: 2008
A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.

TOP 1:

Edward Scissorhands

Edward Scissorhands
Dianne Wiest as: Peg
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1990
A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.



If you like the best Dianne Wiest movies, then you will also like the best Julie Kavner movies, where many of their films coincide.