Best Laura Linney movies

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Best Laura Linney movies
We present our ranking of the best Laura Linney 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 Laura Linney.

TOP 25:
The Mothman Prophecies
The Mothman Prophecies
Character: Connie Mills
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Release: 2002
Reporter John Klein is plunged into a world of impossible terror and unthinkable chaos when fate draws him to a sleepy West Virginia town whose residents are being visited by a great winged shape that sows hideous nightmares and fevered visions.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Will Patton movies?

TOP 24:
The Nanny Diaries
The Nanny Diaries
Character: Mrs. X
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2007
A college graduate goes to work as a nanny for a rich New York family. Ensconced in their home, she has to juggle their dysfunction, a new romance, and the spoiled brat in her charge.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Donna Murphy movies?


TOP 23:
Driving Lessons
Driving Lessons
Character: Laura Marshall
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2006
A shy teenage boy trying to escape the influence of his domineering mother, has his world changed when he begins to work for a retired actress.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Nicholas Farrell movies?

TOP 22:
The Exorcism of Emily Rose
The Exorcism of Emily Rose
Character: Erin Bruner
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Release: 2005
When a younger girl called Emily Rose dies, everyone puts blame on the exorcism which was performed on her by Father Moore prior to her death. The priest is arrested on suspicion of murder. The trial begins with lawyer Erin Bruner representing Moore, but it is not going to be easy, as no one wants to believe what Father Moore says is true.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Henry Czerny movies?

TOP 21:
Dave
Dave
Character: Randi
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1993
Bill Mitchell is the philandering and distant President of the United States. Dave Kovic is a sweet-natured and caring Temp Agency operator, who by a staggering coincidence looks exactly like the President. As such, when Mitchell wants to escape an official luncheon, the Secret Service hires Dave to stand in for him. Unfortunately, Mitchell suffers a severe stroke whilst having sex with one of his aides, and Dave finds himself stuck in the role indefinitely. The corrupt and manipulative Chief of Staff, Bob Alexander, plans to use Dave to elevate himself to the White House - but unfortunately, he doesn't count on Dave enjoying himself in office, using his luck to make the country a better place, and falling in love with the beautiful First Lady...
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Scott Caan movies?


TOP 20:
Mr. Holmes
Mr. Holmes
Character: Mrs. Munro
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Release: 2015
The story is set in 1947, following a long-retired Holmes living in a Sussex village with his housekeeper and rising detective son. But then he finds himself haunted by an unsolved 50-year old case. Holmes' memory isn't what it used to be, so he only remembers fragments of the case: a confrontation with an angry husband, a secret bond with his beautiful but unstable wife.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Hiroyuki Sanada movies?

TOP 19:
Genius
Genius
Character: Louise Saunders
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2016
New York in the 1920s. Max Perkins, a literary editor is the first to sign such subsequent literary greats as Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. When a sprawling, chaotic 1,000-page manuscript by an unknown writer falls into his hands, Perkins is convinced he has discovered a literary genius.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Peter MacNicol movies?

TOP 18:
The House of Mirth
The House of Mirth
Character: Bertha Dorset
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2000
A woman risks losing her chance of happiness with the only man she has ever loved.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jodhi May movies?


TOP 17:
Absolute Power
Absolute Power
Character: Kate Whitney
Genre: Crime
Release: 1997
A master thief coincidentally is robbing a house where a murder—in which the President of The United States is involved—occurs in front of his eyes. He is forced to run, while holding evidence that could convict the President.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Melora Hardin movies?

TOP 16:
Breach
Breach
Character: Kate Burroughs
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Release: 2007
Eric O'Neill, a computer specialist who wants to be made an agent is assigned to clerk for Robert Hanssen, a senior agent with 25 years in the FBI, and to write down everything Hanssen does. O'Neill's told it's an investigation of Hanssen's sexual habits, however Hanssen is really suspected of spying for the Soviet Union and Russia for years and being responsible for the deaths of agents working for the United States.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ryan Phillippe movies?

TOP 15:

Arthur Christmas

Arthur Christmas
Character: North Pole Computer (voice)
Genre: Drama, Animation, Family, Comedy
Release: 2011
Each Christmas, Santa and his vast army of highly trained elves produce gifts and distribute them around the world in one night. However, when one of 600 million children to receive a gift from Santa on Christmas Eve is missed, it is deemed ‘acceptable’ to all but one – Arthur. Arthur Claus is Santa’s misfit son who executes an unauthorized rookie mission to get the last present half way around the globe before dawn on Christmas morning.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Hugh Laurie movies?


TOP 14:

Kinsey

Kinsey
Character: Clara McMillen
Genre: Drama
Release: 2004
Kinsey is a portrait of researcher Alfred Kinsey, driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an intensely personal relevance, ultimately becoming an unexpected journey into the mystery of human behavior.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best John Lithgow movies?

TOP 13:

The Savages

The Savages
Character: Wendy Savage
Genre: Drama
Release: 2007
A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Philip Seymour Hoffman movies?

TOP 12:

You Can Count on Me

You Can Count on Me
Character: Samantha Prescott
Genre: Drama, Family
Release: 2000
A single mother's life is thrown into turmoil after her struggling, rarely-seen younger brother returns to town.

TOP 11:

Lorenzo's Oil

Lorenzo's Oil
Character: Young Teacher
Genre: Drama
Release: 1992
Lorenzo Odone was a normal child until the age of 7, until he started experiencing blackouts, memory lapses and other strange mental phenomena. Eventually diagnosed as suffering from ALD—an extremely rare and incurable degenerative brain disorders—his parents, frustrated at the failings of conventional medicine, start their quest for an unothadox treatment.


TOP 10:

The Squid and the Whale

The Squid and the Whale
Character: Joan Berkman
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2005
Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980's.

TOP 9:

Love Actually

Love Actually
Character: Sarah
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2003
Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.

TOP 8:

Sully

Sully
Character: Lorraine Sullenberger
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2016
On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the 'Miracle on the Hudson' when Captain 'Sully' Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and career.

TOP 7:

Red Nose Day Actually

Red Nose Day Actually
Character: Sarah
Genre: Comedy, Romance, TV Movie
Release: 2017
Fourteen years after the events of the first film, a series of encounters between people in Britain reminds us that in these different times Love, actually exists.

TOP 6:

Searching for Bobby Fischer

Searching for Bobby Fischer
Character: School Teacher
Genre: Drama
Release: 1993
A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.


TOP 5:

The Life of David Gale

The Life of David Gale
Character: Constance Hallaway
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2003
A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.

TOP 4:

Nocturnal Animals

Nocturnal Animals
Character: Anne Sutton
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 2016
Susan Morrow receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband – a man she left 20 years earlier – asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a mathematics professor whose family vacation turns violent.

TOP 3:

Primal Fear

Primal Fear
Character: Janet Venable
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1996
An arrogant, high-powered attorney takes on the case of a poor altar boy found running away from the scene of the grisly murder of the bishop who has taken him in. The case gets a lot more complex when the accused reveals that there may or may not have been a third person in the room. The intensity builds when a surprise twist alters everyone's perception of the crime.

TOP 2:

Mystic River

Mystic River
Character: Annabeth Markum
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2003
The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.

TOP 1:

The Truman Show

The Truman Show
Character: Meryl Burbank / Hannah Gill
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1998
Truman Burbank is the star of The Truman Show, a 24-hour-a-day reality TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for consumption by the rest of the world. And everyone he knows, including his wife and his best friend is really an actor, paid to be part of his life.



If you like the best Laura Linney movies, then you will also like the best Dennis Haysbert movies, where many of their films coincide.