Best Lois Smith movies

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Best Lois Smith movies
Today we present the best Lois Smith movies. If you are a great movie fan, you will surely know most of them, but we hope to discover a movie that you have not yet seen ... and that you love! Let's go there with the best movies from Lois Smith:

TOP 25:
Hollywoodland
Hollywoodland
Lois Smith as: Helen Bessolo
Genre: Thriller, Crime
Release: 2006
The complicated life and controversial suicide of George Reeves is investigated by a fictional private detective who finds that there are reasons to suspect that Reeves may not have killed himself after all. The detective also finds that there is a little of George Reeves in himself, and maybe, each of us.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Caroline Dhavernas movies?

TOP 24:
Please Give
Please Give
Lois Smith as: Mrs. Portman
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2010
In New York City, a husband and wife butt heads with the granddaughters of the elderly woman who lives in the apartment the couple owns.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jason Mantzoukas movies?


TOP 23:
A Dog Year
A Dog Year
Lois Smith as: Lois Blair
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2009
Jon Katz is close to burnout. He's a writer with writer's block; his wife has left for her sister's because he's emotionally distant; he rarely answers his phone. A kennel sends him a border collie that's undisciplined because of abuse. Despite a series of mishaps, Jon decides to keep trying with the dog, and he rents a dilapidated farm house to give the dog room to run. A local handyman refers Jon to a woman who might be able to help him train the dog. Reluctantly, Jon gives her a try. Is the dog the problem, or the owner?
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Elizabeth Marvel movies?

TOP 22:
How to Make an American Quilt
How to Make an American Quilt
Lois Smith as: Sophia
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1995
Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fianc茅 is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that Hy and Glady Joe are members of a group of passionate quilters, and over the course of her visit she is regaled with tales of love and life by women who have collected rich experiences and much wisdom.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Loren Dean movies?

TOP 21:
Sweet Land
Sweet Land
Lois Smith as: Inge (as an older woman)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2005
Set in 1920, Inge travels from Germany to rural Minnesota in order to meet the man destined to be her husband.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Elizabeth Reaser movies?


TOP 20:
Twister
Twister
Lois Smith as: Meg Greene
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Release: 1996
An unprecedented series of violent tornadoes is sweeping across Oklahoma. Tornado chasers, headed by Dr. Jo Harding, attempt to release a groundbreaking device that will allow them to track them and create a more advanced warning system. They are joined by Jo's soon to be ex-husband Bill, a former tornado chaser himself, and his girlfriend Melissa.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jami Gertz movies?

TOP 19:
Run All Night
Run All Night
Lois Smith as: Margaret Conlon
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Release: 2015
Brooklyn mobster and prolific hit man Jimmy Conlon has seen better days. Longtime best friend of a mob boss, Jimmy is haunted by the sins of his past鈥攁s well as a dogged police detective who鈥檚 been one step behind Jimmy for 30 years. But when Jimmy鈥檚 estranged son becomes a target, Jimmy must make a choice between the crime family he chose and the real family he abandoned long ago. Now, with nowhere safe to turn, Jimmy has just one night to figure out exactly where his loyalties lie and to see if he can finally make things right.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Holt McCallany movies?

TOP 18:
The Pledge
The Pledge
Lois Smith as: Helen Jackson
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2001
A police chief about to retire pledges to help a woman find her daughter's killer.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Costas Mandylor movies?


TOP 17:
Tumbleweeds
Tumbleweeds
Lois Smith as: Ginger
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1999
A woman constantly runs from town to town with her 12 year old daughter to escape failed relationships. The film opens with one escape and the shift into a new start in San Diego. There Mom takes up with a controlling trucker and fights with her weirdo boss. Meanwhile, the daughter, used to making the constant shifts, finds a fit at school including getting chosen for a play lead.

TOP 16:
Fatal Attraction
Fatal Attraction
Lois Smith as: Martha
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 1987
A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Glenn Close movies?

TOP 15:

Powder Keg

Powder Keg
Lois Smith as: Mother
Genre: Action
Release: 2001
The Driver is drafted by the UN to rescue a wounded war photographer named Harvey Jacobs from out of hostile territory. While they are leaving Jacobs tells the Driver about the horrors he saw as a photographer, but he regrets his inability to help war victims. Jacobs answers the driver curiosity about why he is a photographer by saying how his mother taught him to see. He gives the Driver the film needed for a New York Times story and also his dog tags to give to his mother. When they reach the border, they are confronted by a guard who begins to draw arms as Jacobs begins taking pictures, trying to get himself killed. The Driver drives through a hail of gunfire to the border, but finds Jacobs killed by a bullet through the seat. The Driver arrives in America to visit Jacobs' mother and share the news of him winning the Pulitzer prize and hand over the dog tags, only to discover that she is blind.


TOP 14:

The Odd Life of Timothy Green

The Odd Life of Timothy Green
Lois Smith as: Aunt Mel
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 M. Emmet Walsh movies?

TOP 13:

The Nice Guys

The Nice Guys
Lois Smith as: Mrs. Glenn
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Action
Release: 2016
A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Angourie Rice movies?

TOP 12:

The Laramie Project

The Laramie Project
Lois Smith as: Lucy Thompson
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 2002
"The Laramie Project" is set in and around Laramie, Wyoming, in the aftermath of the murder of 21-year-old Matthew Shepard. To create the stage version of "The Laramie Project," the eight-member New York-based Tectonic Theatre Project traveled to Laramie, Wyoming, recording hours of interviews with the town's citizens over a two-year period. The film adaptation dramatizes the troupe's visit, using the actual words from the transcripts to create a portrait of a town forced to confront itself.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jeremy Davies movies?

TOP 11:

Griffin & Phoenix

Griffin & Phoenix
Lois Smith as: Dr. Imberman
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2006
A terminally ill man falls in love with a woman who has a secret that threatens their time spent together.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sarah Paulson movies?


TOP 10:

Iron Jawed Angels

Iron Jawed Angels
Lois Smith as: Reverend Anna Howard Shaw
Genre: Drama, TV Movie
Release: 2004
Defiant young activists take the women's suffrage movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote.

TOP 9:

Five Easy Pieces

Five Easy Pieces
Lois Smith as: Partita Dupea
Genre: Drama
Release: 1970
A drop-out from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil-rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest.

TOP 8:

Midnight Run

Midnight Run
Lois Smith as: Mrs. Nelson
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Release: 1988
An accountant embezzles $15 million of mob money, jumps bail and is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia.

TOP 7:

Lady Bird

Lady Bird
Lois Smith as: Sister Sarah Joan
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release: 2017
Lady Bird McPherson, a strong willed, deeply opinionated, artistic 17 year old comes of age in Sacramento. Her relationship with her mother and her upbringing are questioned and tested as she plans to head off to college.

TOP 6:

Falling Down

Falling Down
Lois Smith as: Mrs. Foster / William's Mother
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1993
On the day of his daughter's birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster is trying to get to the home of his estranged ex-wife to see his daughter. His car breaks down, so he leaves his car in a traffic jam in Los Angeles and decides to walk. He goes to a convenience store and tries to get some change for a phone call, but the Korean owner does not oblige, tipping Foster over the edge. The unstable Foster, so frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.


TOP 5:

Minority Report

Minority Report
Lois Smith as: Dr. Iris Hineman
Genre: Action, Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery
Release: 2002
John Anderton is a top 'Precrime' cop in the late-21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they're committed. But Anderton becomes the quarry when another investigator targets him for a murder charge.

TOP 4:

Dead Man Walking

Dead Man Walking
Lois Smith as: Helen's Mother
Genre: Drama
Release: 1995
A justice drama based on a true story about a man on death row who, in his last days, forms a strong relationship with a nun who teaches him forgiveness and gives him spirituality, as she accompanies him to his execution.

TOP 3:

Uncle Frank

Uncle Frank
Lois Smith as: Aunt Butch
Genre: Drama
Release: 2020
In 1973, when Frank Bledsoe and his 18-year-old niece Beth take a road trip from Manhattan to Creekville, South Carolina for the family patriarch's funeral, they're unexpectedly joined by Frank's lover Walid.

TOP 2:

East of Eden

East of Eden
Lois Smith as: Anne
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1955
In the Salinas Valley in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother for the love of their father. Cal is frustrated at every turn, from his reaction to the war, how to get ahead in business and in life, and how to relate to his estranged mother.

TOP 1:

Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes
Lois Smith as: Mama Threadgoode
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release: 1991
Amidst her own personality crisis, southern housewife Evelyn Couch meets Ninny, an outgoing old woman who tells her the story of Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison, two young women who experienced hardships and love in Whistle Stop, Alabama in the 1920s.



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