Best Stockard Channing movies

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Best Stockard Channing movies
We present our ranking of the best Stockard Channing 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 Stockard Channing.

TOP 21:
The Big Bus
The Big Bus
Stockard Channing as: Kitty Baxter
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 1976
The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear-powered bus is making its maiden non-stop trip from New York to Denver. The journey is plagued by disasters due to the machinations of a mysterious group allied with the oil lobby. Will the down-on-his-luck driver, with a reputation for eating his passengers, be able to complete the journey?

TOP 20:
Life or Something Like It
Life or Something Like It
Stockard Channing as: Deborah Connors
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2002
A reporter Lanie Kerrigan interviews a psychic homeless man for a fluff piece about a football game's score. Instead he tells her that her life has no meaning and is going to end in just a few days, which sparks her to action, trying to change the pattern of her life...


TOP 19:
Must Love Dogs
Must Love Dogs
Stockard Channing as: Dolly
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2005
Sarah Nolan is a newly divorced woman cautiously rediscovering romance with the enthusiastic but often misguided help of her well-meaning family. As she braves a series of hilarious disastrous mismatches and first dates, Sarah begins to trust her own instincts again and learns that, no matter what, it's never a good idea to give up on love.

TOP 18:
Pulling Strings
Pulling Strings
Original Title: Amor a primera visa
Stockard Channing as: Virginia
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2013
Rachel is an intelligent, modern-day woman constantly on the move. Primarily focused on her career as a diplomatic consul for the U.S. embassy, she's literally lived her life on the move, globe-trotting from city to city. Currently working in Mexico City and set to leave for London, Rachel's world turns upside down on the eve of her own goodbye party when she gets drunk and passes out on the street. Saved by Alejandro, a handsome Mariachi singer and single father, Rachel wakes up in his apartment with no recollection of how she got there. Nor does she remember that she rejected his visa the day before, which he desperately needs for his daughter. Romance unexpectedly blossoms between the two, but either sparks or fists will fly after she finds out his secret.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tom Arnold movies?

TOP 17:
Anything Else
Anything Else
Stockard Channing as: Paula Chase
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2003
Jerry Falk, an aspiring writer in New York, falls in love at first sight with a free-spirited young woman named Amanda. He has heard the phrase that life is like "anything else," but soon he finds that life with the unpredictable Amanda isn't like anything else at all.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jason Biggs movies?


TOP 16:
Twilight
Twilight
Stockard Channing as: Lt. Verna Hollander
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Release: 1998
A retired ex-cop and private detective gets mixed up in murder when he is asked to deliver blackmail money and walks into a 20 year old case involving the mysterious disappearance of an actress' former husband.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Burt Young movies?

TOP 15:

Moll Flanders

Moll Flanders
Stockard Channing as: Mrs. Allworthy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1996
The daughter of a thief, young Moll is placed in the care of a nunnery after the execution of her mother. However, the actions of an abusive priest lead Moll to rebel as a teenager, escaping to the dangerous streets of London. Further misfortunes drive her to accept a job as a prostitute from the conniving Mrs. Allworthy. It is there that Moll first meets Hibble, who is working as Allworthy's servant but takes a special interest in the young woman's well-being. With his help, she retains hope for the future, ultimately falling in love with an unconventional artist who promises the possibility of romantic happiness.

TOP 14:

Up Close & Personal

Up Close & Personal
Stockard Channing as: Marcia McGrath
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1996
Tally Atwater has a dream: to be a prime-time network newscaster. She pursues this dream with nothing but ambition, raw talent and a homemade demo tape. Warren Justice is a brilliant, hard edged, veteran newsman. He sees Tally has talent and becomes her mentor. Tally’s career takes a meteoric rise and she and Warren fall in love. The romance that results is as intense and revealing as television news itself. Yet, each breaking story, every videotaped crisis that brings them together, also threatens to drive them apart...


TOP 13:

Heartburn

Heartburn
Stockard Channing as: Julie Siegel
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1986
Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. They buy a house, have a daughter, and Rachel thinks they are living happily ever after until she discovers that Mark is having an affair while she is waddling around with a second pregnancy.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Catherine O'Hara movies?

TOP 12:

Bright Young Things

Bright Young Things
Stockard Channing as: Mrs. Melrose Ape
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2003
In the 1930s, a social set known to the press – who follow their every move – as the “Bright Young Things” are Adam and his friends who are eccentric, wild and entirely shocking to the older generation. Amidst the madness, Adam, who is well connected but totally broke, is desperately trying to get enough money to marry the beautiful Nina. While his attempts to raise cash are constantly thwarted, their friends seem to self-destruct, one-by-one, in an endless search for newer and faster sensations. Finally, when world events out of their control come crashing around them, they are forced to reassess their lives and what they value most.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Stephen Fry movies?

TOP 11:

The Truth About Jane

The Truth About Jane
Stockard Channing as: Janice
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2000
Jane, a high school teenager, tries to deal with the discovery that she is a lesbian after developing an intense friendship with another girl who makes her discover her true sexuality, which is only the start of Jane's troubles when Jane's unaccepting mother, Janice, struggles with her surprising revelation of brought forth by her only daughter.


TOP 10:

Six Degrees of Separation

Six Degrees of Separation
Stockard Channing as: Louisa Kittredge
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Release: 1993
The story of a young, gay, black, con artist who, posing as the son of Sidney Poitier, cunningly maneuvers his way into the lives of a white, upper-class New York family.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Heather Graham movies?

TOP 9:

Practical Magic

Practical Magic
Stockard Channing as: Fran Owens
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Fantasy
Release: 1998
Sally and Gillian Owens, born into a magical family, have mostly avoided witchcraft themselves. But when Gillian's vicious boyfriend, Jimmy Angelov, dies unexpectedly, the Owens sisters give themselves a crash course in hard magic. With policeman Gary Hallet growing suspicious, the girls struggle to resurrect Angelov -- and unwittingly inject his corpse with an evil spirit that threatens to end their family line.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Chloe Webb movies?

TOP 8:

The Cheap Detective

The Cheap Detective
Stockard Channing as: Bess
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1978
Spoofing the entire 1940s detective genre, and his own performances as a bumbling private detective, Peter Falk plays Lou Pekinpaugh, a San Francisco private detective accused of murdering his partner at the instigation of his mistress, the partner's wife, Georgia Merkle.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Eileen Brennan movies?

TOP 7:

Sundays at Tiffany's

Sundays at Tiffany's
Stockard Channing as: Vivian Claremont
Genre: Drama, Romance, TV Movie
Release: 2012
Alyssa Milano, who also serves as producer, stars as Jane Claremont, who, as a young girl, would accompany her mother Vivian (Stockard Channing) to Tiffany’s in New York every Sunday and bring along her imaginary friend, Michael. Now, 20 years later, Jane is a successful businesswoman, set to marry Hugh (Ivan Sergei), her handsome fiancé, until Michael (Eric Winter) suddenly reappears.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Eric Winter movies?


TOP 6:

The First Wives Club

The First Wives Club
Stockard Channing as: Cynthia Swann Griffin
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1996
After years of helping their hubbies climb the ladder of success, three mid-life Manhattanites have been dumped for a newer, curvier model. But the trio is determined to turn their pain into gain. They come up with a cleverly devious plan to hit their exes where it really hurts - in the wallet!
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dan Hedaya movies?

TOP 5:

The Hospital

The Hospital
Stockard Channing as: E.R. Nurse
Genre: Mystery, Comedy, Drama
Release: 1971
A suicidal doctor struggles to find meaning in his life while a murderer stalks the halls of his hospital.

TOP 4:

To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar

To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar
Stockard Channing as: Carol Ann
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1995
Three New York drag queens on their way to Hollywood for a beauty pageant get stranded in a small Midwestern town for the entire weekend when their car breaks down. While waiting for parts for their Cadillac convertible, the flamboyant trio shows the local homophobic rednecks that appearing different doesn't mean they don't have humanity in common.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Arliss Howard movies?

TOP 3:

Where the Heart Is

Where the Heart Is
Stockard Channing as: Thelma 'Sister' Husband
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2000
Novalee Nation is a 17-year-old Tennessee transient who has to grow up in a hurry when she's left pregnant and abandoned by her boyfriend on a roadside in Sequoyah, Okla., and takes refuge in the friendly aisles of Wal-Mart. In short order, some eccentric, kindly strangers "adopt" Novalee and her infant daughter, helping them buck the odds and build a new life.

TOP 2:

Smoke

Smoke
Stockard Channing as: Ruby McNutt
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1995
Writer Paul Benjamin is nearly hit by a bus when he leaves Auggie Wren's smoke shop. Stranger Rashid Cole saves his life, and soon middle-aged Paul tells homeless Rashid that he wouldn't mind a short-term housemate. Still grieving over his wife's murder, Paul is moved by both Rashid's quest to reconnect with his father and Auggie's discovery that a woman who might be his daughter is about to give birth.


TOP 1:

Grease

Grease
Stockard Channing as: Betty Rizzo
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1978
Australian good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance despite their eccentric friends?


If you like the best Stockard Channing movies, then you will also like the best Ashley Judd movies, where many of their films coincide.