Best Jane Fonda movies

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Best Jane Fonda movies
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TOP 25:
All Together
All Together
Original Title: Et si on vivait tous ensemble ?
Jane Fonda as: Jeanne
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2012
Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternative to living in a retirement home. Joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Daniel Brühl movies?

TOP 24:
Stanley & Iris
Stanley & Iris
Jane Fonda as: Iris Estelle King
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1990
An illiterate cook at a company cafeteria tries for the attention of a newly widowed woman. As they get to know one another, she discovers his inability to read. When he is fired, she takes on trying to teach him to read in her kitchen each night.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Swoosie Kurtz movies?


TOP 23:
Cat Ballou
Cat Ballou
Jane Fonda as: Catherine 'Cat' Ballou
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Release: 1965
A woman seeking revenge for her murdered father hires a famous gunman, but he's very different from what she expects.

TOP 22:
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You
Jane Fonda as: Hillary Altman
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release: 2014
When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother and a collection of spouses, exes and might-have-beens. As the brothers and sisters re-examine their shared history and the status of each tattered relationship among those who know and love them best, they reconnect in hysterically funny and emotionally significant ways.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kathryn Hahn movies?

TOP 21:
Our Souls at Night
Our Souls at Night
Jane Fonda as: Addie Moore
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2017
Addie Moore and Louis Waters, a widow and widower, have lived next to each other for years. The pair have almost no relationship, but that all changes when Addie tries to make a connection with her neighbour.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Matthias Schoenaerts movies?


TOP 20:
Joy House
Joy House
Original Title: Les félins
Jane Fonda as: Melinda
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Release: 1964
A small-time con man on the run from the gangster husband of his girlfriend hides out in a strange, brooding mansion run by two mysterious women. There he finds himself trapped in deception between the two women. Shot on location in the French Riviera.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Alain Delon movies?

TOP 19:
Fun with Dick and Jane
Fun with Dick and Jane
Jane Fonda as: Jane Harper
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 1977
When an upwardly mobile couple find themselves unemployed and in debt, they turn to armed robbery in desperation.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Timm Sharp movies?

TOP 18:
Klute
Klute
Jane Fonda as: Bree Daniels
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1971
A high-priced call girl is forced to depend on a reluctant private eye when she is stalked by a psychopath.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Roy Scheider movies?


TOP 17:
Nine to Five
Nine to Five
Jane Fonda as: Judy Bernly
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1980
Frank Hart is a pig. He takes advantage in the grossest manner of the women who work with him. When his three assistants manage to trap him in his own house they assume control of his department and productivity leaps, but just how long can they keep Hart tied up?
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lily Tomlin movies?

TOP 16:
Youth
Youth
Jane Fonda as: Brenda Morel
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2015
YOUTH explores the lifelong bond between two friends vacationing in a luxury Swiss Alps lodge as they ponder retirement. While Fred has no plans to resume his musical career despite the urging of his loving daughter Lena, Mick is intent on finishing the screenplay for what may be his last important film for his muse Brenda. And where will inspiration lead their younger friend Jimmy, an actor grasping to make sense of his next performance?
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Alicia von Rittberg movies?

TOP 15:

Elena and the Secret of Avalor

Elena and the Secret of Avalor
Jane Fonda as: Shuriki (voice)
Genre: Fantasy, Animation, Family, TV Movie
Release: 2016
In the Kingdom of Avalor, Elena takes Naomi up a mountain to show her favorite view of the kingdom. Elena laments to Naomi how she was trapped in the Amulet of Avalor for forty-one years, and then presents to her a broken wand. She tells her that it was Shuriki's wand and how she would still be trapped in the Amulet if it was not for a brave young Princess: Sofia. Elena then proceeds to tell Naomi the whole story ...
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jenna Ortega movies?


TOP 14:

Vice

Vice
Jane Fonda as: Self (archive footage)
Genre: Drama, History, Comedy
Release: 2018
George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip and defense secretary. When Bush wins by a narrow margin, Cheney begins to use his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Justin Theroux movies?

TOP 13:

Coming Home

Coming Home
Jane Fonda as: Sally Hyde
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Release: 1978
The wife of a Marine serving in Vietnam, Sally Hyde decides to volunteer at a local veterans hospital to occupy her time. There she meets Luke Martin, a frustrated wheelchair-bound vet who has become disillusioned with the war. Sally and Luke develop a friendship that soon turns into a romance.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Brenda Crichlow movies?

TOP 12:

And the Oscar Goes To...

And the Oscar Goes To...
Jane Fonda as: Herself - Interviewee
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.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Daniel Day-Lewis movies?

TOP 11:

Barefoot in the Park

Barefoot in the Park
Jane Fonda as: Corie Bratter
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1967
In this film based on a Neil Simon play, newlyweds Corie, a free spirit, and Paul Bratter, an uptight lawyer, share a sixth-floor apartment in Greenwich Village. Soon after their marriage, Corie tries to find a companion for mother, Ethel, who is now alone, and sets up Ethel with neighbor Victor. Inappropriate behavior on a double date causes conflict, and the young couple considers divorce.


TOP 10:

Fathers and Daughters

Fathers and Daughters
Jane Fonda as: Theodora
Genre: Drama
Release: 2015
A Pulitzer-winning writer grapples with being a widower and father after a mental breakdown, while, 27 years later, his grown daughter struggles to forge connections of her own.

TOP 9:

The China Syndrome

The China Syndrome
Jane Fonda as: Kimberly Wells
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 1979
While doing a series of reports on alternative energy sources, opportunistic reporter Kimberly Wells witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant. Wells is determined to publicize the incident, but soon finds herself entangled in a sinister conspiracy to keep the full impact of the incident a secret.

TOP 8:

The Chase

The Chase
Jane Fonda as: Anna Reeves
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1966
The escape of Bubber Reeves from prison affects the inhabitants of a small Southern town.

TOP 7:

On Golden Pond

On Golden Pond
Jane Fonda as: Chelsea Thayer Wayne
Genre: Drama
Release: 1981
For Norman and Ethel Thayer, this summer on golden pond is filled with conflict and resolution. When their daughter Chelsea arrives, the family is forced to renew the bonds of love and overcome the generational friction that has existed for years. Norman must find his way through his anger and fear of growing old, while Chelsea struggles to rebuild their relationship. Ethel's consistent support of her "Knight in shining armor" is inspirational in its simplicity. This is a movie to ponder and always keep in your heart.

TOP 6:

The Butler

The Butler
Jane Fonda as: Nancy Reagan
Genre: Drama
Release: 2013
A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.


TOP 5:

Miss Representation

Miss Representation
Jane Fonda as: Self
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2011
The film MISS REPRESENTATION exposes how American youth are being sold the concept that women and girls’ value lies in their youth, beauty and sexuality. Explores the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America, and challenges the media's limited portrayal of what it means to be a powerful woman. It’s time to break that cycle of mistruths.

TOP 4:

HyperNormalisation

HyperNormalisation
Jane Fonda as: Self (archive footage)
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2016
We live in a world where the powerful deceive us. We know they lie. They know we know they lie. They do not care. We say we care, but we do nothing, and nothing ever changes. It is normal. Welcome to the post-truth world. How we got to where we are now…

TOP 3:

They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Jane Fonda as: Gloria
Genre: Drama
Release: 1969
In the midst of the Great Depression, manipulative emcee Rocky enlists contestants for a dance marathon offering a $1,500 cash prize. Among them are a failed actress, a middle-aged sailor, a delusional blonde and a pregnant girl.

TOP 2:

Jane Fonda in Five Acts

Jane Fonda in Five Acts
Jane Fonda as: Herself
Genre: Documentary, TV Movie
Release: 2018
Girl next door, activist, so-called traitor, fitness tycoon, Oscar winner: Jane Fonda has lived a life of controversy, tragedy and transformation – and she’s done it all in the public eye. An intimate look at one woman’s singular journey.

TOP 1:

Feminists: What Were They Thinking?

Feminists: What Were They Thinking?
Jane Fonda as: Herself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2018
In 1977, a book of photographs captured an awakening - women shedding the cultural restrictions of their childhoods and embracing their full humanity. This documentary revisits those photos, those women and those times and takes aim at our culture today that alarmingly shows the need for continued change.



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