Best Sissy Spacek movies

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Best Sissy Spacek movies
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TOP 25:
The Man with Two Brains
The Man with Two Brains
Sissy Spacek as: Anne Uumellmahaye (voice)
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction
Release: 1983
A story about a brain surgeon who tries to end his unhappy marriage to spend more time with a disembodied brain.

TOP 24:
Nine Lives
Nine Lives
Sissy Spacek as: Ruth
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2005
Captives of the very relationships that define and sustain them, nine women resiliently meet the travails and disappointments of life.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kimberley Sustad movies?


TOP 23:
Affliction
Affliction
Sissy Spacek as: Margie Fogg
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 1997
A small town policeman must investigate a suspicious hunting accident. The investigation and other events result in him slowly disintegrating mentally.

TOP 22:
The River
The River
Sissy Spacek as: Mae Garvey
Genre: Drama
Release: 1984
Farming family battles severe storms, a bank threatening to reposses their farm, and other hard times in a battle to save and hold on to their farm.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dallas Roberts movies?

TOP 21:
The Old Man & the Gun
The Old Man & the Gun
Sissy Spacek as: Jewel
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Release: 2018
The true story of Forrest Tucker, from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are a detective, who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman, who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Casey Affleck movies?


TOP 20:
Hot Rod
Hot Rod
Sissy Spacek as: Marie Powell
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 2007
For Rod Kimball, performing stunts is a way of life, even though he is rather accident-prone. Poor Rod cannot even get any respect from his stepfather, Frank, who beats him up in weekly sparring matches. When Frank falls ill, Rod devises his most outrageous stunt yet to raise money for Frank's operation -- and then Rod will kick Frank's butt.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ian McShane movies?

TOP 19:
Blast from the Past
Blast from the Past
Sissy Spacek as: Helen Thomas Webber
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction, Romance
Release: 1999
Following a bomb scare in the 1960s that locked the Webers into their bomb shelter for 35 years, Adam now ventures forth into Los Angeles to obtain food and supplies for his family, and a non-mutant wife for himself.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Alicia Silverstone movies?

TOP 18:
Crimes of the Heart
Crimes of the Heart
Sissy Spacek as: Babe Magrath
Genre: Drama, Family
Release: 1986
Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and is turning into an old maid, while Meg, who tries to make it in Hollywood as a singer/actress, has had a wild life filled with many men. Their reunion causes much joy, but also many tensions.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Diane Keaton movies?


TOP 17:
Tuck Everlasting
Tuck Everlasting
Sissy Spacek as: Mae Tuck
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance, Family
Release: 2002
Natalie Babbitt's award winning book for children comes to the screen in a lavish adaptation from Walt Disney Pictures. Winnie Foster (Alexis Bledel) is a girl in her early teens growing up in the small rural town of Winesap in 1914. Winnie's parents (Victor Garber and Amy Irving) are loving but overprotective, and Winnie longs for a life of greater freedom and adventure.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Victor Garber movies?

TOP 16:
A Home at the End of the World
A Home at the End of the World
Sissy Spacek as: Alice Glover
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2004
Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the three.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Robin Wright movies?

TOP 15:

Get Low

Get Low
Sissy Spacek as: Mattie Darrow
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Release: 2010
A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lucas Black movies?


TOP 14:

In the Bedroom

In the Bedroom
Sissy Spacek as: Ruth Fowler
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 2001
Summertime on the coast of Maine, "In the Bedroom" centers on the inner dynamics of a family in transition. Matt Fowler is a doctor practicing in his native Maine and is married to New York born Ruth Fowler, a music teacher. His son is involved in a love affair with a local single mother. As the beauty of Maine's brief and fleeting summer comes to an end, these characters find themselves in the midst of unimaginable tragedy.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tom Wilkinson movies?

TOP 13:

Prime Cut

Prime Cut
Sissy Spacek as: Poppy
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Release: 1972
A group of Chicago mob ruthless enforcers is sent to Kansas City to settle things with the owner of a slaughterhouse who has taken money that is not his to keep.

TOP 12:

If These Walls Could Talk

If These Walls Could Talk
Sissy Spacek as: Barbara Barrows
Genre: TV Movie, Drama
Release: 1996
If These Walls Could Talk follows the plights of three different women and their experiences with abortion. Each of the three stories takes place in the same house in three different years: 1952, 1974, and 1996.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Eileen Brennan movies?

TOP 11:

North Country

North Country
Sissy Spacek as: Alice Aimes
Genre: Drama
Release: 2005
A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Xander Berkeley movies?


TOP 10:

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.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Steve Martin movies?

TOP 9:

The Long Walk Home

The Long Walk Home
Sissy Spacek as: Miriam Thompson
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 1990
Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott lead by Martin Luther King.

TOP 8:

Coal Miner's Daughter

Coal Miner's Daughter
Sissy Spacek as: Loretta Lynn
Genre: Drama, Music
Release: 1980
Biography of Loretta Lynn, a country and western singer that came from poverty to fame.

TOP 7:

Carrie

Carrie
Sissy Spacek as: Carrie White
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Release: 1976
Carrie White, a shy and troubled teenage girl who is tormented by her high school peers and her fanatically religious mother, begins to use her powers of telekinesis to exact revenge upon them.

TOP 6:

3 Women

3 Women
Sissy Spacek as: Mildred "Pinky" Rose
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Release: 1977
An awkward young teen working at a spa becomes overly attached to her fellow worker, a lonely outcast. They hang out at a bar owned by a strange pregnant artist and her has-been cowboy husband. Amid emotional crises, the three woman steal and trade one another's personalities.


TOP 5:

Missing

Missing
Sissy Spacek as: Beth Horman
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1982
Based on the real-life experiences of Ed Horman. A conservative American businessman travels to a South American country to investigate the sudden disappearance of his son after a right-wing military takeover. Accompanied by his son's wife he uncovers a trail of cover-ups that implicate the US State department which supports the right-wing dictatorship.

TOP 4:

Badlands

Badlands
Sissy Spacek as: Holly Sargis
Genre: Crime
Release: 1973
Dramatization of the Starkweather-Fugate killing spree of the 1950s, in which a teenage girl and her twenty-something boyfriend slaughtered her entire family and several others in the Dakota badlands.

TOP 3:

JFK

JFK
Sissy Spacek as: Liz Garrison
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Release: 1991
This acclaimed Oliver Stone drama presents the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy led by New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison. When Garrison begins to doubt conventional thinking on the murder, he faces government resistance, and, after the killing of suspected assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, he closes the case. Later, however, Garrison reopens the investigation, finding evidence of an extensive conspiracy behind Kennedy's death.

TOP 2:

The Straight Story

The Straight Story
Sissy Spacek as: Rose Straight
Genre: Drama
Release: 1999
A retired farmer and widower in his 70s, Alvin Straight learns one day that his distant brother Lyle has suffered a stroke and may not recover. Alvin is determined to make things right with Lyle while he still can, but his brother lives in Wisconsin, while Alvin is stuck in Iowa with no car and no driver's license. Then he hits on the idea of making the trip on his old lawnmower, thus beginning a picturesque and at times deeply spiritual odyssey.

TOP 1:

The Help

The Help
Sissy Spacek as: Missus Walters
Genre: Drama
Release: 2011
Aibileen Clark is a middle-aged African-American maid who has spent her life raising white children and has recently lost her only son; Minny Jackson is an African-American maid who has often offended her employers despite her family's struggles with money and her desperate need for jobs; and Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan is a young white woman who has recently moved back home after graduating college to find out her childhood maid has mysteriously disappeared. These three stories intertwine to explain how life in Jackson, Mississippi revolves around "the help"; yet they are always kept at a certain distance because of racial lines.



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