Best Jodie Foster movies

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Best Jodie Foster movies
We present our ranking of the best Jodie Foster 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 Jodie Foster.

TOP 25:
Tom Sawyer
Tom Sawyer
Character: Becky Thatcher
Genre: Family, Music
Release: 1973
Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi River, pretending to be pirates, attending their own funeral, and witnessing a murder.

TOP 24:
The Beaver
The Beaver
Character: Meredith Black
Genre: Drama
Release: 2011
Suffering from a severe case of depression, toy company CEO Walter Black (Mel Gibson) begins using a beaver hand puppet to help him open up to his family. With his father seemingly going insane, adolescent son Porter (Anton Yelchin) pushes for his parents to get a divorce. Jodie Foster directs and co-stars as Walter's wife in this dark comedy that also features Riley Thomas Stewart and Jennifer Lawrence.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jon Stewart movies?


TOP 23:
Elysium
Elysium
Character: Delacourt
Genre: Action, Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2013
In the year 2159, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line government of铿乧ial, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium. That doesn鈥檛 stop the people of Earth from trying to get in, by any means they can. When unlucky Max (Matt Damon) is backed into a corner, he agrees to take on a daunting mission that, if successful, will not only save his life, but could bring equality to these polarized worlds.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best William Fichtner movies?

TOP 22:
Nell
Nell
Character: Nell Kellty
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 1994
In a remote woodland cabin, a small town doctor discovers Nell - a beautiful young hermit woman with many secrets.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jeremy Davies movies?

TOP 21:
The Brave One
The Brave One
Character: Erica Bain
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2007
A woman struggles to recover from a brutal attack by setting out on a mission for revenge.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Zo毛 Kravitz movies?


TOP 20:
Little Man Tate
Little Man Tate
Character: Dede Tate
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 19:
Bugsy Malone
Bugsy Malone
Character: Tallulah
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Music, Family
Release: 1976
A pint-sized cast illuminates this musical that is unlike any other ever made. Set in 1929 New York City, Bugsy Malone captures a flashy world of would-be hoodlums, showgirls, and dreamers - all played by child actors! As Tallulah, the sassy girlfriend of the owner of Fat Sam's Grand Slam Speakeasy, future superstar Jodie Foster dances and sings her way into our hearts.

TOP 18:
Stealing Home
Stealing Home
Character: Katie Chandler
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1988
Billy Wyatt (Harmon), a former high school and minor-league baseball baseball player receives a telephone call from his mother revealing that his former child-sitter, and later in his teens, his first love, Katie Chandler (Foster), has died. Wyatt returns home to deal with this tragedy reminescing over his childhood growing up with his father, Katie and best friend Alan Appleby.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Richard Jenkins movies?


TOP 17:
The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys
The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys
Character: Sister Assumpta
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2002
A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Emile Hirsch movies?

TOP 16:
Panic Room
Panic Room
Character: Meg Altman
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2002
Trapped in their New York brownstone's panic room, a hidden chamber built as a sanctuary in the event of break-ins, newly divorced Meg Altman and her young daughter Sarah play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with three intruders - Burnham, Raoul and Junior - during a brutal home invasion. But the room itself is the focal point because what the intruders really want is inside it.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jared Leto movies?

TOP 15:

Anna and the King

Anna and the King
Character: Anna Leonowens
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Release: 1999
The story of the romance between the King of Siam (now Thailand) and the widowed British school teacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860s. Anna teaches the children and becomes romanced by the King. She convinces him that a man can be loved by just one woman.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tom Felton movies?


TOP 14:

Maverick

Maverick
Character: Annabelle Bransford
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Western
Release: 1994
Maverick is a gambler who would rather con someone than fight them, and needs an additional three thousand dollars in order to enter a winner-takes-all poker game that begins in a few days, so he joins forces with a woman gambler with a marvellous southern accent, and the two try and enter the game.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael Paul Chan movies?

TOP 13:

Shadows and Fog

Shadows and Fog
Character: Prostitute
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Release: 1991
With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best William H. Macy movies?

TOP 12:

Candleshoe

Candleshoe
Character: Casey
Genre: Family
Release: 1977
When ex-con artist Harry claims that a secret treasure is hidden inside Candleshoe, an English estate, he creates an elaborate plan to find and steal the prize. By convincing a girl named Casey to impersonate the estate owner's long-lost granddaughter, Harry hopes to uncover the treasure's location. But when Casey has a change of heart, she must follow the clues and find the treasure, in order to save Candleshoe and stop Harry before it is too late.

TOP 11:

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Character: Audrey
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.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kris Kristofferson movies?


TOP 10:

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane
Character: Rynn Jacobs
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1976
Quiet, withdrawn 13-year-old Rynn Jacobs lives peacefully in her home in a New England beach town. Whenever the prying landlady inquires after Rynn's father, she politely claims that he's in the city on business. But when the landlady's creepy and increasingly persistent son, Frank, won't leave Rynn alone, she teams up with kindly neighbor boy Mario to maintain the dark family secret that she's been keeping to herself.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Martin Sheen movies?

TOP 9:

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 8:

Beach House

Beach House
Original Title: Casotto
Character: Teresina
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1977
Summer Sunday at a small beach house at the coast of Rome. Many people and stories: women's basketball team, two sports-obsessed soldiers, two men with their girlfriends and the priest with a big secret, an elderly couple with their pregnant granddaughter, and engagemented couple wanting to have sex for the first time.

TOP 7:

The Accused

The Accused
Character: Sarah Tobias
Genre: Drama
Release: 1988
After a young woman suffers a brutal rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.

TOP 6:

Carnage

Carnage
Character: Penelope Longstreet
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2011
After 11-year-old Zachary Cowan strikes his classmate across the face with a stick after an argument, the victim's parents invite Zachary's parents to their Brooklyn apartment to deal with the incident in a civilized manner.


TOP 5:

A Very Long Engagement

A Very Long Engagement
Original Title: Un long dimanche de fian莽ailles
Character: Elodie Gordes
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Release: 2004
In 1919, Mathilde was 19 years old. Two years earlier, her fianc茅 Manech left for the front at the Somme. Like millions of others he was "killed on the field of battle." It's written in black and white on the official notice. But Mathilde refuses to believe it. If Manech had died, she would know. She hangs on to her intuition as tightly as she would onto the last thread of hope linking her to her lover. A former sergeant tells her in vain that Manech died in the no man's land of a trench named Bingo Crepescule, in the company of four other men condemned to die for self-inflicted wounds. Her path ahead is full of obstacles but Mathilde is not frightened. Anything is possible to someone who is willing to challenge fate...

TOP 4:

Contact

Contact
Character: Eleanor Arroway
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Science Fiction
Release: 1997
Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and reality.

TOP 3:

Inside Man

Inside Man
Character: Madeleine White
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2006
When an armed, masked gang enter a Manhattan bank, lock the doors and take hostages, the detective assigned to effect their release enters negotiations preoccupied with corruption charges he is facing.

TOP 2:

Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver
Character: Iris Steensma
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1976
A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feed his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.

TOP 1:

The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs
Character: Clarice M. Starling
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Release: 1991
Clarice Starling is a top student at the FBI's training academy. Jack Crawford wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be just the bait to draw him out.



If you like the best Jodie Foster movies, then you will also like the best John C. Reilly movies, where many of their films coincide.