Best Susan Sarandon movies

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Best Susan Sarandon movies

TOP 25:
The Client
The Client
Character: Regina "Reggie" Love
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Release: 1994
A street-wise kid, Mark Sway, sees the suicide of Jerome Clifford, a prominent Louisiana lawyer, whose current client is Barry 'The Blade' Muldano, a Mafia hit-man. Before Jerome shoots himself, he tells Mark where the body of a Senator is buried. Clifford shoots himself and Mark is found at the scene, and both the FBI and the Mafia quickly realize that Mark probably knows more than he says.

TOP 24:
Fight for Your Right Revisited
Fight for Your Right Revisited
Character: Mother
Genre: Music, Comedy
Release: 2011
Fight For Your Right Revisited, stars actors like Will Ferrell, Seth Rogan and Elijah Wood playing the roles of the B-Boys three members, Mike D, Ad Rock and MCA. It is a reprisal of the video the trio made for their 1987 single Fight For Your Right, and features music from the band's new album, Hot Sauce Committe Part Two. Fight For Your Right Revisited is directed by Adam Yauch, aka MCA.


TOP 23:
Igby Goes Down
Igby Goes Down
Character: Mimi Slocumb
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2002
A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.

TOP 22:
Enchanted
Enchanted
Character: Queen Narissa
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Release: 2007
The beautiful princess Giselle is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn't operate on a "happily ever after" basis, Giselle is now adrift in a chaotic world badly in need of enchantment. But when Giselle begins to fall in love with a charmingly flawed divorce lawyer who has come to her aid - even though she is already promised to a perfect fairy tale prince back home - she has to wonder: Can a storybook view of romance survive in the real world?

TOP 21:
In the Valley of Elah
In the Valley of Elah
Character: Joan Deerfield
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2007
A career officer and his wife work with a police detective to uncover the truth behind their son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.


TOP 20:
A Dry White Season
A Dry White Season
Character: Melanie Bruwer
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Release: 1989
During the 1976 Soweto uprising, a white school teacher's life and values are threatened when he asks questions about the death of a young black boy who died in police custody.

TOP 19:
Cradle Will Rock
Cradle Will Rock
Character: Margherita Sarfatti
Genre: Drama
Release: 1999
A true story of politics and art in the 1930s USA, centered around a leftist musical drama and attempts to stop its production.

TOP 18:
Cloud Atlas
Cloud Atlas
Character: Madame Horrox / Older Ursula / Yusouf Suleiman / Abbess
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction
Release: 2012
A set of six nested stories spanning time between the 19th century and a distant post-apocalyptic future. Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery and romance weave through the story as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero and a single act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution in the distant future. Based on the award winning novel by David Mitchell. Directed by Tom Tykwer and the Wachowskis.


TOP 17:
The Lovely Bones
The Lovely Bones
Character: Grandma Lynn
Genre: Fantasy, Drama
Release: 2009
After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.

TOP 16:
Bull Durham
Bull Durham
Character: Annie Savoy
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1988
Veteran catcher Crash Davis is brought to the minor league Durham Bulls to help their up and coming pitching prospect, "Nuke" Laloosh. Their relationship gets off to a rocky start and is further complicated when baseball groupie Annie Savoy sets her sights on the two men.

TOP 15:

Robot & Frank

Robot & Frank
Character: Jennifer
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Science Fiction
Release: 2012
A delightful dramatic comedy, a buddy picture, and, for good measure, a heist film. Curmudgeonly old Frank lives by himself. His routine involves daily visits to his local library, where he has a twinkle in his eye for the librarian. His grown children are concerned about their father’s well-being and buy him a caretaker robot. Initially resistant to the idea, Frank soon appreciates the benefits of robotic support – like nutritious meals and a clean house – and eventually begins to treat his robot like a true companion. With his robot’s assistance, Frank’s passion for his old, unlawful profession is reignited, for better or worse.


TOP 14:

Atlantic City

Atlantic City
Character: Sally
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Release: 1980
In a corrupt city, a small-time gangster and the estranged wife of a pot dealer find themselves thrown together in an escapade of love, money, drugs and danger.

TOP 13:

Lorenzo's Oil

Lorenzo's Oil
Character: Michaela Odone
Genre: Drama
Release: 1992
Lorenzo Odone was a normal child until the age of 7, until he started experiencing blackouts, memory lapses and other strange mental phenomena. Eventually diagnosed as suffering from ALD—an extremely rare and incurable degenerative brain disorders—his parents, frustrated at the failings of conventional medicine, start their quest for an unothadox treatment.

TOP 12:

Stepmom

Stepmom
Character: Jackie Harrison
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1998
Jackie is a divorced mother of two. Isabel is the career minded girlfriend of Jackie’s ex-husband Luke, forced into the role of unwelcome stepmother to their children. But when Jackie discovers she is ill, both women realise they must put aside their differences to find a common ground and celebrate life to the fullest, while they have the chance.

TOP 11:

You Don't Know Jack

You Don't Know Jack
Character: Janet Good
Genre: Drama
Release: 2010
Angel of mercy… or murderous “Doctor Death”? Jack Kervorkian is one of the most polarizing figures in modern American history, a man whose passionate belief that people have the right to die has brought him both praise and vilification. Oscar®- and Emmy®-winning actor Al Pacino brings “Dr. Death” to life in an all-new HBO Films presentation: You Don’t Know Jack, directed by Oscar®-winner Barry Levinson.


TOP 10:

How to Make Money Selling Drugs

How to Make Money Selling Drugs
Character: Herself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2012
Ten easy steps show you how to make money from drugs, featuring a series of interviews with drug dealers, prison employees, and lobbyists arguing for tougher drug laws.

TOP 9:

April and the Extraordinary World

April and the Extraordinary World
Original Title: Avril et le monde truqué
Character: Chimene (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2015
France asleep in the nineteenth century, governed by steam and Napoleon VI, where scientists vanish mysteriously, a girl, Avril, goes in search of her missing scientist parents.

TOP 8:

The Player

The Player
Character: Susan Sarandon
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1992
A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?

TOP 7:

Little Women

Little Women
Character: Mrs. Abigail "Marmee" March
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1994
With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, male friends start to become a part of the household.

TOP 6:

The Front Page

The Front Page
Character: Peggy Grant
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1974
A journalist suffering from burn-out wants to finally say goodbye to his office – but his boss doesn’t like the idea one bit.


TOP 5:

Dead Man Walking

Dead Man Walking
Character: Sister Helen Prejean
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 4:

Thelma & Louise

Thelma & Louise
Character: Louise Elizabeth Sawyer
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1991
Whilst on a short weekend getaway, Louise shoots a man who had tried to rape Thelma. Due to the incriminating circumstances, they make a run for it and thus a cross country chase ensues for the two fugitives. Along the way, both women rediscover the strength of their friendship and surprising aspects of their personalities and self-strengths in the trying times.

TOP 3:

The Celluloid Closet

The Celluloid Closet
Character: Herself
Genre: History, Documentary
Release: 1996
This documentary highlights the historical contexts that gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals have occupied in cinema history, and shows the evolution of the entertainment industry's role in shaping perceptions of LGBT figures. The issues addressed include secrecy – which initially defined homosexuality – as well as the demonization of the homosexual community with the advent of AIDS, and finally the shift toward acceptance and positivity in the modern era.

TOP 2:

The Death & Life of John F. Donovan

The Death & Life of John F. Donovan
Character: Grace Donovan
Genre: Drama
Release: 2019
A decade after the death of an American TV star, a young actor reminisces about the written correspondence he once shared with the former, as well as the impact those letters had on both their lives.

TOP 1:

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Character: Janet Weiss
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction
Release: 1975
Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy butler. Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named 'Rocky'.