Best Holly Hunter movies

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Best Holly Hunter movies
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best Holly Hunter movies, although you may have ordered them differently. In any case, we hope you love it and with a little luck discovering a movie that you still don't know about Holly Hunter.

TOP 25:
Levity
Levity
Holly Hunter as: Adele Easley
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 2003
Manuel Jordan is a man who is free after serving 23 years for killing a teenager during an attempted robbery. After nearly two decades of staring at his victim's face on a newspaper clipping in his cell, the paroled man attempts to find redemption, in the form of a mysterious minister and two needy women

TOP 24:
A Life Less Ordinary
A Life Less Ordinary
Holly Hunter as: O'Reilly
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
Release: 1997
A couple of angels, O'Reilly and Jackson, are sent to Earth to make sure that their next supervised love-connection succeeds. They follow Celine, a spoiled rich girl who has just accidentally shot a suitor and, due to a misunderstanding, is kidnapped by janitor Robert. Although Celine quickly frees herself, she stays with Robert for thrills. O'Reilly and Jackson pursue, hoping to unite the prospective lovers.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dan Hedaya movies?


TOP 23:
Strange Weather
Strange Weather
Holly Hunter as: Darcy Baylor
Genre: Drama
Release: 2016
Years after her son's suicide, a woman longs to confront both the past and a friend of his who took his business idea.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Carrie Coon movies?

TOP 22:
Home for the Holidays
Home for the Holidays
Holly Hunter as: Claudia 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 21:
The Burning
The Burning
Holly Hunter as: Sophie
Genre: Horror
Release: 1981
A caretaker at a summer camp is burned when a prank goes tragically wrong. After several years of intensive treatment at hospital, he is released back into society, albeit missing some social skills. What follows is a bloody killing spree with the caretaker making his way back to his old stomping ground to confront one of the youths that accidently burned him.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jason Alexander movies?


TOP 20:
Moonlight Mile
Moonlight Mile
Holly Hunter as: Mona Camp
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2002
As he copes with the death of his fiancee along with her parents, a young man must figure out what he wants out of life.

TOP 19:
The Big White
The Big White
Holly Hunter as: Margaret Barnell
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Release: 2005
To remedy his financial problems, a travel agent has his eye on a frozen corpse, which just happens to be sought after by two hitmen.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Giovanni Ribisi movies?

TOP 18:
Won't Back Down
Won't Back Down
Holly Hunter as: Evelyn Riske
Genre: Drama
Release: 2012
Jamie Fitzpatrick and Nona Alberts are two women from opposites sides of the social and economic track, but they have one thing in common: a mission to fix their community's broken school and ensure a bright future for their children. The two women refuse to let any obstacles stand in their way as they battle a bureaucracy that's hopelessly mired in traditional thinking, and they seek to re-energize a faculty that has lost its passion for teaching.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lance Reddick movies?


TOP 17:
Always
Always
Holly Hunter as: Dorinda Durston
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Release: 1989
Pete Sandich is a reckless fire-fighting pilot who is killed in what was to have been his final mission. Ascending to Heaven, Pete is introduced to business-like angel who instructs the spectral Pete to pass on his aviation knowledge to his young successor. While doing so, Pete also smoothes the course of romance for his earthly girlfriend who, after several months of grieving, finally falls in love with another man.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sofia Black-D'Elia movies?

TOP 16:
Thirteen
Thirteen
Holly Hunter as: Melanie 'Mel' Freeland
Genre: Drama
Release: 2003
Tracy is a normal 13-year-old trying to make it in school. After befriending the most popular girl at school, Evie, Tracy's world is turned upside down when Evie introduces her to a world of sex, drugs and cash. But it isn't long before Tracy's new world and attitude finally takes a toll on her, her family, and old friends.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sarah Clarke movies?

TOP 15:

Copycat

Copycat
Holly Hunter as: M.J. Monahan
Genre: Thriller
Release: 1995
An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Harry Connick Jr. movies?


TOP 14:

Crash

Crash
Holly Hunter as: Helen Remington
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance
Release: 1996
After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dianna Agron movies?

TOP 13:

Jesus' Son

Jesus' Son
Holly Hunter as: Mira
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1999
A young man turns from drug addiction and petty crime to a life redeemed by a discovery of compassion.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Billy Crudup movies?

TOP 12:

The Firm

The Firm
Holly Hunter as: Tammy Hemphill
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1993
Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the more sinister side of his company. Then, two Associates are murdered. The FBI contact him, asking him for information and suddenly his life is ruined. He has a choice - work with the FBI, or stay with the Firm. Either way he will lose his life as he knows it. Mitch figures the only way out is to follow his own plan...
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lesley Manville movies?

TOP 11:

Jackie

Jackie
Holly Hunter as: Jackie
Genre: Drama
Release: 2012
Two Dutch twin sisters travel to the United States, looking for their long-lost mother.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ben Barnes movies?


TOP 10:

Broadcast News

Broadcast News
Holly Hunter as: Jane Craig
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1987
Basket-case network news producer Jane Craig falls for new reporter Tom Grunnick, a pretty boy who represents the trend towards entertainment news she despises. Aaron Altman, a talented but plain correspondent, carries an unrequited torch for Jane. Sparks fly between the three as the network prepares for big changes, and both the news and Jane must decide between style and substance.

TOP 9:

Raising Arizona

Raising Arizona
Holly Hunter as: Edwina "Ed" McDunnough
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 1987
The Coen Brothers tell the story of an absurd yet likable family with an unproductive couple as the focal point. The couple has gotten themselves into some trouble while kidnapping a baby and give Hollywood one of the most memorable chase scenes to date.

TOP 8:

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 7:

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Holly Hunter as: Penny Wharvey-McGill
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Release: 2000
In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. On their journey they come across many comical characters and incredible situations. Based upon Homer's 'Odyssey'.

TOP 6:

Blood Simple

Blood Simple
Holly Hunter as: Helene Trend (voice) (uncredited)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1984
The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.


TOP 5:

The Big Sick

The Big Sick
Holly Hunter as: Beth Gardner
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2017
Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.

TOP 4:

The Piano

The Piano
Holly Hunter as: Ada McGrath
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1993
After a long voyage from Scotland, pianist Ada McGrath and her young daughter, Flora, are left with all their belongings, including a piano, on a New Zealand beach. Ada, who has been mute since childhood, has been sold into marriage to a local man named Alisdair Stewart. Making little attempt to warm up to Alisdair, Ada soon becomes intrigued by his Maori-friendly acquaintance, George Baines, leading to tense, life-altering conflicts.

TOP 3:

Spielberg

Spielberg
Holly Hunter as: Self
Genre: Documentary, TV Movie
Release: 2017
A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg.

TOP 2:

Incredibles 2

Incredibles 2
Holly Hunter as: Helen Parr / Elastigirl (voice)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Family
Release: 2018
Elastigirl springs into action to save the day, while Mr. Incredible faces his greatest challenge yet – taking care of the problems of his three children.

TOP 1:

The Incredibles

The Incredibles
Holly Hunter as: Helen Parr / Elastigirl (voice)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Family
Release: 2004
Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a mysterious assignment, it's time to get back into costume.



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