Best Melissa Leo movies

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Best Melissa Leo movies
Today we present the best Melissa Leo 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 Melissa Leo:

TOP 25:
London Has Fallen
London Has Fallen
Melissa Leo as: Secretary of Defense Ruth McMillan
Genre: Action, Thriller
Release: 2016
In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Robert Forster movies?

TOP 24:
Red State
Red State
Melissa Leo as: Sara
Genre: Horror, Action, Thriller
Release: 2011
Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter Christian fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.


TOP 23:
Veronika Decides to Die
Veronika Decides to Die
Melissa Leo as: Mari
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2009
After a frantic suicide attempt, Veronika awakens inside a mysterious mental asylum. Under the supervision of an unorthodox psychiatrist who specializes in controversial treatment, Veronika learns that she has only weeks to live.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sarah Michelle Gellar movies?

TOP 22:
The Most Hated Woman in America
The Most Hated Woman in America
Melissa Leo as: Madalyn Murray O'Hair
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 2017
The true story of Madalyn Murray O'Hair -- iconoclast, opportunist, and outspoken atheist -- from her controversial rise to her untimely demise.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Anna Camp movies?

TOP 21:
Greta
Greta
Melissa Leo as: Karen
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2009
Greta is a waitress who falls for an ambitious cook at the restaurant where they work. But as their summer romance heats up, she has to overcome the concerns of her grandparents about her boyfriend's criminal past.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Chloë Grace Moretz movies?


TOP 20:
Olympus Has Fallen
Olympus Has Fallen
Melissa Leo as: Secretary of Defense Ruth McMillan
Genre: Action, Thriller
Release: 2013
When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national security team scrambles to respond, they are forced to rely on Banning's inside knowledge to help retake the White House, save the President and avert an even bigger disaster.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ashley Judd movies?

TOP 19:
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film
Melissa Leo as: Robin
Genre: Drama
Release: 2013
A psychotherapist helps a law student cope with schizophrenia in one of five interconnected tales dealing with mental illness.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sarah Hyland movies?

TOP 18:
Hide and Seek
Hide and Seek
Melissa Leo as: Laura
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2005
David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named 'Charlie', but it isn't long before 'Charlie' develops a sinister and violent side, and as David struggles with his daughter's growing emotional problems, he comes to the frightening realisation that 'Charlie' isn't just a figment of Emily's imagination.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Josh O'Connor movies?


TOP 17:
Novitiate
Novitiate
Melissa Leo as: Reverend Mother
Genre: Drama
Release: 2017
In the early 1960s, during the Vatican II era, a young woman training to become a nun struggles with issues of faith, sexuality and the changing church.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dianna Agron movies?

TOP 16:
The Equalizer 2
The Equalizer 2
Melissa Leo as: Susan Plummer
Genre: Thriller, Action, Crime
Release: 2018
Robert McCall, who serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, embarks on a relentless, globe-trotting quest for vengeance when a long-time girl friend is murdered.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Pedro Pascal movies?

TOP 15:

Frozen River

Frozen River
Melissa Leo as: Ray Eddy
Genre: Drama
Release: 2008
Ray Eddy, an upstate New York trailer mom, is lured into the world of illegal immigrant smuggling. Broke after her husband takes off with the down payment for their new doublewide, Ray reluctantly teams up with Lila, a smuggler, and the two begin making runs across the frozen St. Lawrence River carrying illegal Chinese and Pakistani immigrants in the trunk of Ray's Dodge Spirit.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Mark Boone Junior movies?


TOP 14:

Charlie Countryman

Charlie Countryman
Melissa Leo as: Kate
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller, Romance
Release: 2013
While traveling abroad, a guy falls for a Romanian beauty whose unreachable heart has its origins in her violent, charismatic ex.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Aubrey Plaza movies?

TOP 13:

Oblivion

Oblivion
Melissa Leo as: Sally
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Science Fiction
Release: 2013
Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is brought crashing down when he rescues a beautiful stranger from a downed spacecraft. Her arrival triggers a chain of events that forces him to question everything he knows and puts the fate of humanity in his hands.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Catherine Keener movies?

TOP 12:

Welcome to the Rileys

Welcome to the Rileys
Melissa Leo as: Lois Riley
Genre: Drama
Release: 2010
Years after their teenage daughter’s death, Lois and Doug Riley, an upstanding Indiana couple, are frozen by estranging grief. Doug escapes to New Orleans on a business trip. Compelled by urgencies he doesn’t understand, he insinuates himself into the life of an underage hooker, becoming her platonic guardian.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kristen Stewart movies?

TOP 11:

All the Way

All the Way
Melissa Leo as: Lady Bird Johnson
Genre: Drama, History, TV Movie
Release: 2016
Lyndon B. Johnson's amazing 11-month journey from taking office after JFK's assassination, through the fight to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act and his own presidential campaign, culminating on the night LBJ is actually elected to the office – no longer the 'accidental President.'


TOP 10:

Everybody's Fine

Everybody's Fine
Melissa Leo as: Colleen
Genre: Drama
Release: 2009
Eight months after the death of his wife, Frank Goode looks forward to a reunion with his four adult children. When all of them cancel their visits at the last minute, Frank, against the advice of his doctor, sets out on a road trip to reconnect with his offspring. As he visits each one in turn, Frank finds that his children's lives are not quite as picture-perfect as they've made them out to be.

TOP 9:

Flight

Flight
Melissa Leo as: Ellen Block
Genre: Drama
Release: 2012
Commercial airline pilot Whip Whitaker has a problem with drugs and alcohol, though so far he's managed to complete his flights safely. His luck runs out when a disastrous mechanical malfunction sends his plane hurtling toward the ground. Whip pulls off a miraculous crash-landing that results in only six lives lost. Shaken to the core, Whip vows to get sober -- but when the crash investigation exposes his addiction, he finds himself in an even worse situation.

TOP 8:

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
Melissa Leo as: Rachel
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Western
Release: 2005
When brash Texas border officer Mike Norton wrongfully kills and buries the friend and ranch hand of Pete Perkins, the latter is reminded of a promise he made to bury his friend, Melquiades Estrada, in his Mexican home town. He kidnaps Norton and exhumes Estrada's corpse, and the odd caravan sets out on horseback for Mexico.

TOP 7:

Conviction

Conviction
Melissa Leo as: Nancy Taylor
Genre: Drama
Release: 2010
When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is innocent, Betty Anne puts herself through high school, college and, finally, law school in an 18 year quest to free Kenny. With the help of best friend Abra Rice, Betty Anne pores through suspicious evidence mounted by small town cop Nancy Taylor, meticulously retracing the steps that led to Kenny's arrest. Belief in her brother - and her quest for the truth - pushes Betty Anne and her team to uncover the facts and utilize DNA evidence with the hope of exonerating Kenny.

TOP 6:

Snowden

Snowden
Melissa Leo as: Laura Poitras
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Release: 2016
CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.


TOP 5:

The Equalizer

The Equalizer
Melissa Leo as: Susan Plummer
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2014
McCall believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when he meets Teri, a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can’t stand idly by – he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened. If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer.

TOP 4:

21 Grams

21 Grams
Melissa Leo as: Marianne Jordan
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2003
This is the story of three gentle persons: Paul Rivers, an ailing mathematician lovelessly married to an English émigré; Christina Peck, an upper-middle-class suburban housewife, happily married and mother of two little girl; and Jack Jordan, an ex-convict who has found in his Christian faith the strength to raise a family. They will be brought together by a terrible accident that will change their lives. By the final frame, none of them will be the same as they will learn harsh truths about love, faith, courage, desire and guilt, and how chance can change our worlds irretrievably—forever.

TOP 3:

The Big Short

The Big Short
Melissa Leo as: Georgia Hale
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2015
The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.

TOP 2:

The Fighter

The Fighter
Melissa Leo as: Alice Eklund-Ward
Genre: Drama
Release: 2010
The Fighter, is a drama about boxer "Irish" Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer who rebounded in life after nearly being KO'd by drugs and crime.

TOP 1:

Prisoners

Prisoners
Melissa Leo as: Holly Jones
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2013
When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?



If you like the best Melissa Leo movies, then you will also like the best Robert Forster movies, where many of their films coincide.