Best Maggie Gyllenhaal movies

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Best Maggie Gyllenhaal movies
Today we present the best Maggie Gyllenhaal 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 Maggie Gyllenhaal:

TOP 25:
Trust the Man
Trust the Man
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Elaine
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2005
Overachieving actress, Rebecca (Moore), must come to grips with her failing marriage to stay-at-home dad, Tom (Duchovny). While Rebecca's slacker brother, Tobey (Billy Crudup), can't seem to commit to his aspiring-novelist girlfriend, Elaine (Maggie Gyllenhaal). As both relationships spin out of control, the two couples embark on a quest to rediscover the magic and romance of falling in love in New York.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best David Duchovny movies?

TOP 24:
Homegrown
Homegrown
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Christina
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1998
Three laborers on a Northern California marijuana plantation become increasingly paranoid when they learn that their boss has been murdered. They know enough to run, taking with them enough of the crop to pay them for services rendered. Hooking up with go-between Lucy in the next town, they plot their next move.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ryan Phillippe movies?


TOP 23:
Happy Endings
Happy Endings
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Jude
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2005
An ensemble cast telling 10 stories with intertwining characters. One story is about a father and son who are dating the same woman . Another features a woman who long ago gave her baby up for adoption but is now being blackmailed by a documentary filmmaker who claims to know the now-grown child's whereabouts.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lisa Kudrow movies?

TOP 22:
World Trade Center
World Trade Center
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Allison Jimeno
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Release: 2006
On September, 11th 2001, after the terrorist attack to the World Trade Center, the building collapses over the rescue team from the Port Authority Police Department. Will Jimeno and his sergeant John McLoughlin are found alive trapped under the wreckage while the rescue teams fight to save them.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jay Hernandez movies?

TOP 21:
Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang
Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Isabel Green
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2010
Nanny McPhee appears at the door of a harried young mother, Mrs. Isabel Green, who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war. But once she鈥檚 arrived, Nanny McPhee discovers that the children are fighting a war of their own against two spoiled city cousins who have just moved in. Relying on everything from a flying motorcycle and a statue that comes to life to a tree-climbing piglet and a baby elephant, Nanny uses her magic to teach her mischievous charges five new lessons.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rhys Ifans movies?


TOP 20:
Criminal
Criminal
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Valerie
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Release: 2004
Needing a new partner capable of intricate cons, Richard Gaddis, recruits Rodrigo, a crook with a perfect poker face. The two plan a big-time scam: selling a fake Silver Certificate to currency collector William Hannigan. Rodrigo distrusts his new associate, but needs money to help out his ill father. The situation becomes more complicated when Rodrigo falls for Gaddis' sister, Valerie, drawing another player into the game.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Amaury Nolasco movies?

TOP 19:
Cecil B. Demented
Cecil B. Demented
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Raven
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2000
An insane independent film director and his renegade group of teenage film makers kidnap an A-list Hollywood actress and force her to star in their underground film.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jack Noseworthy movies?

TOP 18:
Sherrybaby
Sherrybaby
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Sherry Swanson
Genre: Drama
Release: 2006
After serving time in prison, former drug addict Sherry Swanson returns home to reclaim her young daughter from family members who have been raising the child. Sherry's family, especially her sister-in-law, doubt Sherry's ability to be a good mother, and Sherry finds her resolve to stay clean slowly weakening.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kate Burton movies?


TOP 17:
Won't Back Down
Won't Back Down
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Jamie Fitzpatrick
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 16:
White House Down
White House Down
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Finnerty
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2013
Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation's government falling into chaos and time running out, it's up to Cale to save the president, his daughter, and the country.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jimmi Simpson movies?

TOP 15:

Monster House

Monster House
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Zee (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2006
Monsters under the bed are scary enough, but what happens when an entire house is out to get you? Three teens aim to find out when they go up against a decrepit neighboring home and unlock its frightening secrets.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kathleen Turner movies?


TOP 14:

Riding in Cars with Boys

Riding in Cars with Boys
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Amelia
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2001
A single mother, with dreams of becoming a writer, has a son at the age of 15 in 1965, and goes through a failed marriage with the drug-addicted father.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Peter Facinelli movies?

TOP 13:

Hysteria

Hysteria
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Charlotte Dalrymple
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2011
Two doctors in Victorian England use manual stimulation of female genitalia to cure their patients' ills, leading to the invention of the vibrator.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rupert Everett movies?

TOP 12:

The Kindergarten Teacher

The Kindergarten Teacher
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Lisa Spinelli
Genre: Drama
Release: 2018
Lisa Spinelli is a Staten Island teacher who is unusually devoted to her students. When she discovers one of her five-year-olds is a prodigy, she becomes fascinated with the boy, ultimately risking her family and freedom to nurture his talent.

TOP 11:

Paris, Je T'Aime

Paris, Je T'Aime
Original Title: Paris, je t'aime
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Liz (Quartier des Enfants Rouges)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2006
Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a different aspect of Parisian life. The colourful characters in this drama include a pair of mimes, a husband trying to chose between his wife and his lover, and a married man who turns to a prostitute for advice.


TOP 10:

Secretary

Secretary
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Lee Holloway
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2002
A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.

TOP 9:

Away We Go

Away We Go
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: LN
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2009
Verona and Burt have moved to Colorado to be close to Burt's parents but, with Veronica expecting their first child, Burt's parents decide to move to Belgium, now leaving them in a place they hate and without a support structure in place. They set off on a whirlwind tour of of disparate locations where they have friends or relatives, sampling not only different cities and climates but also different families. Along the way they realize that the journey is less about discovering where they want to live and more about figuring out what type of parents they want to be.

TOP 8:

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Debbie
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Romance
Release: 2002
Television made him famous, but his biggest hits happened off screen. Television producer by day, CIA assassin by night, Chuck Barris was recruited by the CIA at the height of his TV career and trained to become a covert operative. Or so Barris said.

TOP 7:

Mona Lisa Smile

Mona Lisa Smile
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Giselle Levy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2003
The story of Katherine Ann Watson, a feminist teacher who studied at UCLA graduate school and in 1953 left her boyfriend behind in Los Angeles, California to teach at Wellesley College, a conservative women's private liberal arts college in Massachusetts, United States.

TOP 6:

Frank

Frank
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Clara
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Release: 2014
A young wannabe musician who discovers he has bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank.


TOP 5:

Crazy Heart

Crazy Heart
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Jean Craddock
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Release: 2009
When reporter, Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake鈥攁n alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend鈥攖hey connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son.

TOP 4:

Stranger Than Fiction

Stranger Than Fiction
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Ana Pascal
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Release: 2006
Harold Crick is a lonely IRS agent whose mundane existence is transformed when he hears a mysterious voice narrating his life.

TOP 3:

Adaptation.

Adaptation.
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Caroline Cunningham
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Release: 2002
A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.

TOP 2:

Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Elizabeth Darko
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Release: 2001
After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.

TOP 1:

The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight
Maggie Gyllenhaal as: Rachel Dawes
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2008
Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as the Joker.



If you like the best Maggie Gyllenhaal movies, then you will also like the best Drew Barrymore movies, where many of their films coincide.