|The Accused 1988 R, 105 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Jonathan Kaplan
Cast: Jodie Foster, Kelly McGillis, Bernie Coulson, Ann Hearn, Carmen Argenziano, Steve Antin, Leo Rossi, Tom(2) O'Brien, Peter Van Norden, Terry David Mulligan, Woody Brown, Scott Paulin, Tom Heaton, Kim Kondrashoff, Stephen E. Miller
Jodie Foster (in her Best Actress Oscar performance) takes the role of Sarah Tobias who is gang-raped in a crowded bar. The case goes to court where District Attorney Kathryn Murphy (Kelly McGillis) agrees to a plea bargain and tries to show that Sarah was on drugs at the time of the rape and acted provocatively. Now, Sarah must contend with the humiliation of her questionable past being paraded in a courtroom. Powerful and moving.
|Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore 1974 PG, 112 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Martin Scorsese
Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Kris Kristofferson, Billy Green Bush, Diane Ladd, Alfred Lutter III, Jodie Foster, Harvey Keitel, Vic Tayback, Lelia Goldoni, Valerie Curtin, Lane Bradbury, Murray Moston, Harry Northrup, Mia Bendixsen, Ola Moore
Ellen Burstyn won the Oscar for her portrayal of Alice, a widow who wants to be a singer. On the trip to California with her 11-year-old son Donald (Billy Green Bush), Alice's stardom is put on hold when they run out of money in Arizona, and Alice finds work and happiness as a waitress. Diane Ladd was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Alice's best friend Flo.
|Anna and the King 1999 PG-13, 145 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Andy Tennant
Cast: Jodie Foster, Yun-Fat Chow, Ling Bai, Tom Felton, Syed Alwi, Randall Duk Kim, Lim Kay Siu, Melissa Campbell, Keith Chin, Mano Maniam, Shanthini Venugopal, Deanna Yusoff, Geoffrey Palmer, Ann Firbank, Bill Stewart
In this classic story of Empire vs. Colonial cultures, Anna Leonowens (Jodie Foster) is a prim, widowed British schoolteacher who has been hired as a tutor for the King (Yun-Fat Chow) of Siam's oldest child. She travels miles from home and arrives in Siam with her young son Louis (Tom Felton). Now, Anna learns that the King has 26 wives and 53 children. She and the King begin with prejudices against the others' cultures, but both realize the importance of educating the children and begin to recognize the good qualities in each other.
|Backtrack 1991 R, 98 min.|
Genre: Drama / Action / Comedy
Director: Dennis Hopper
Cast: Jodie Foster, Dennis Hopper, Dean Stockwell, Vincent Price, John Turturro, Joe Pesci, Fred Ward, Julie Adams, Charlie Sheen, Sy Richardson, Tony Sirico, Frank Gio, Helena Kallianiotes, Kevin Bourland, Carl David Burks
Milo (Dennis Hopper) is an assassin hired to kill Anne Benton (Jodie Foster)–who witnessed a Mafia murder. Anne is trailed by the police as well as Milo and heads for Mexico. When Milo finds Anne, he falls in love with her and they take off together.
|The Brave One 2007 R, 122 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Neil Jordan
Cast: Jodie Foster, Terrence Howard, Nicky Katt, Naveen Andrews, Mary Steenburgen, Ene Oloja, Luis Da Silva Jr., Blaze Foster, Rafael Sardina, Jane Adams, Gordon MacDonald, Zoe Kravitz, Victor Colicchio
New York City radio personality Erica Bain's (Jodie Foster) life takes a brutal change of direction after she and her fiance David (Naveen Andrews) are beaten by thugs in Central Park. Three weeks later, Erica awakens from a coma and learns that David is dead. Paranoia and rage set in. Erica buys a gun off the street and begins her own crusade as a vigilante shooting those abusing the law. Through her acts, she gains celebrity status. On the trail of the celebrity vigilante is Detective Mercer (Terrence Howard) who had first seen Erica when she was in the hospital. They become friends, but as the friendship grows Mercer begins to suspect that there is more to sweet, fragile Erica than meets the eye.
|Bugsy Malone 1976 G, 93 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Drama / Musical
Director: Alan Parker
Cast: Scott Baio, Florrie Dugger, Jodie Foster, John Cassisi, Paul Murphy, Michael Jackson, Michael Kirby, Martin Lev, Dexter Fletcher, John Rafter Lee, Sheridan Earl Russell, Albin "Humpty" Jenkins, Paul Chirelstein, Andrew Paul
The Gangster era of the 1920s is depicted by children, dressed in pinstriped suits and flapper dresses, who use "splat guns" that spurt cream in preparation for a "cream massacre." Bugsy Malone (Scott Baio) learns that another gang is using a gun that shoots sweets, and he sets out to get his hands on the weapon as he gains power over rivals "Fat Sam" (John Cassisi) and "Dandy Dan" (Martin Lev).
|Candleshoe 1977 G, 101 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Drama / Adventure
Director: Norman Tokar
Cast: Helen Hayes, Jodie Foster, David Niven, Leo McKern, Vivian Pickles, Veronica Quilligan, John Alderson, Ian Sharrock, Michael Balfour, Sydney Bromley, Sarah Tamakuni, David Samuels, Mildred Shay, Michael Segal, Peter Diamond
Lady St. Edmund (Helen Hayes) owns a large estate, but she is having problems finding money to pay her taxes. She does get help from orphans to maintain her estate–and her pride. A small-time crook, Harold Brundge (Leo McKern), gets orphan Casey (Jodie Foster) to pose as Lady St. Edmund's granddaughter in his quest for a lost treasure on "grandmother's" property. Once Casey spends time at her "grandmother's" estate, she is a witness to the good deeds of the butler, the chauffeur, the gardener, and the cavalry officer (all played by David Niven), sees the error of her ways, and helps to save the estate.
|Carny 1980 R, 106 min.|
Director: Robert Kaylor
Cast: Gary Busey, Jodie Foster, Robbie Robertson, Meg Foster, Kenneth McMillan, Elisha Cook Jr., Tim Thomerson, John Lehne, Bert Remsen, Bill McKinney
This semi-documentary is an insightful look at carnival life through the experiences of young Donna (Jodie Foster) who quits her waitress job to join the carnival, which is passing through her town.
|Contact 1997 PG, 150 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Cast: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, James Woods, John Hurt, Tom Skerritt, William Fichtner, David Morse, Angela Bassett, Rob Lowe, Jena Malone, Geoffrey Blake, Sami Chester, Timothy McNeil, Laura Elena Surillo, Max Martini
All of her life, Ellie Arroway has been hoping to receive a message from an extraterrestrial intelligence that will prove there is another world out there. Now, as an adult researcher, Ellie (Jodie Foster) discovers a signal from outer space that gives instructions for building and piloting a space craft as the means for communicating with the aliens. With financial help from multi-millionaire S.F. Hadden (John Hurt), Ellie sets out to contact the message's source. Based on astronomer Carl Sagan's 1985, thought-provoking bestseller. 3 User Reviews
|very good story and great acting by Ms. Foster||Anonymous 07/21/2013 |
|fcsims1 04/27/2012 |
| I felt this movie was very thought provoking and that Jodie Foster was outstanding in her role. This movie challenged viewers to take a deeper or more serious look at the possibility of extraterrestrial intelligence. As a whole, this movie was made very well.|
| 10/11/2010 |
| I LOVE THIS FILM|
|The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys 2002 R, 105 min.|
Director: Peter Care
Cast: Kieran Culkin, Jena Malone, Emile Hirsch, Jodie Foster, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jake Richardson, Tyler Long, Melissa Suzanne McBride, Dylan Scott, Michele Seidman
It isn't enough that eighth-grader Francis Doyle (Emile Hirsch) and his best friend, Tim (Kieran Culkin), draw obscene comic books. Why not kidnap a cougar from the game preserve and set it loose in their teacher's (Jodie Foster) office? A very good coming-of-age comedy/drama set in the South during 1974.
|Five Corners 1988 R, 94 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Tony Bill
Cast: Jodie Foster, Tim Robbins, John Turturro, Todd Graff, Elizabeth Berridge, Rose Gregorio, Gregory Rozakis, John Seitz, Rodney Harvey, Mike Starr, Michael R. Howard, Pierre Epstein, Jery Hewitt, Daniel Jenkins, Cathryn de Prume
Linda (Jodie Foster) has been raped, and the rapist is about to be released from prison. She goes to Harry (Tim Robbins) for help, and his social consciousness compels him to come to the rescue.
|Flightplan 2005 PG-13, 98 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Robert Schwentke
Cast: Jodie Foster, Peter Sarsgaard, Sean Bean, Kate Beahan, Michael Irby, Assaf Cohen, Erika Christensen, Shane Edelman, Mary Gallagher, Marlene Lawston, Forrest Landis, Brent Sexton, Haley Ramm, Jana Kelesarova, Judith Scott
Grieving over the unexpected death of her husband, Kyle (Jodie Foster) and her six-year-old daughter, Julia (Marlene Lawston), are escorting his body home on a double-decker jumbo jet flying from Berlin to New York. Shortly after boarding, Kyle takes a nap, and when she awakens Julia has disappeared. Passengers and crew help Kyle look for Julia, but when she is not found they have problems believing that Julia was on the plane, and Kyle is beginning to have doubts herself.
|Foxes 1980 R, 106 min.|
Director: Adrian Lyne
Cast: Jodie Foster, Cherie Currie, Marilyn Kagan, Kandice Stroh, Scott Baio, Sally Kellerman, Randy Quaid, Lois Smith, Laura Dern, Roger Bowen, Adam Faith, Sloan Roberts, Jill Barrie Bogart, Wayne Storm, Mary Margaret Lewis
Four girls–Jeanie (Jodie Foster), Annie (Cherie Currie), Madge (Marilyn Kagan), and Deirdre (Kandice Stroh)–grow up in the San Fernando Valley and have more than their share of problems with sex, drugs, and alcohol. When they throw a party, matters get out of hand, and Annie is hospitalized. She escapes from the hospital, and, now, Jeanie is determined to find her.
|Freaky Friday 1976 G, 97 min.|
Genre: Family / Comedy / Fantasy
Director: Gary Nelson
Cast: Jodie Foster, Barbara Harris, John Astin, Patsy Kelly, Ruth Buzzi, Vicki Schreck, Dick Van Patten, Sorrell Booke, Kaye Ballard, Marie Windsor, Marc McClure, Sparky Marcus, Ceil Cabot, Brooke Mills, Alan Oppenheimer
Ellen Andrews (Barbara Harris) and her daughter, Annabel (Jodie Foster) have many problems getting along with each other. One Friday morning, after complaining that they think the other's life is better, a twist of magic causes mother and daughter to change roles in this delightful Disney film.
|Home for the Holidays 1995 PG-13, 104 min.|
Director: Jodie Foster
Cast: Holly Hunter, Robert Downey Jr., Anne Bancroft, Dylan McDermott, Charles Durning, Geraldine Chaplin, Steve Guttenberg, Cynthia Stevenson, Claire Danes, Austin Pendleton, Emily Ann Lloyd, Amy Yasbeck, Zack Duhame, David Strathairn, James Lecesne
Single-mom Claudia Larson (Holly Hunter) comes home to Baltimore for the Thanksgiving weekend at her parents' (Charles Durning and Anne Bancroft) home. Her dysfunctional family banters their way through a neurotic nightmare of a family reunion that is not to be believed. Nevertheless, it is an enjoyable film about a larger-than-life family who survives the holiday in its own unique manner.
|The Hotel New Hampshire 1984 R, 110 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: Tony Richardson
Cast: Jodie Foster, Beau Bridges, Rob Lowe, Nastassja Kinski, Amanda Plummer, Lisa Banes, Joely Richardson, Wallace Shawn, Wilford Brimley, Matthew Modine, Paul McCrane, Seth Green, Wally Aspell, Timothy Webber, Jonelle Allen
Win Berry (Beau Bridges) buys an old seminary and turns it into the Hotel New Hampshire. His wacky family–including children Franny (Jodie Foster), John (Rob Lowe), Frank (Paul McCrane), Lilly (Jennifer Douglas), and Egg (Seth Green)–encounters disaster after disaster and are just accidents waiting to happen.
|Inside Man 2006 R, 129 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Spike Lee
Cast: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer, Willem Dafoe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Carlos Andres Gomez, Kim Director, James Ransone, Bernard Rachelle, Peter Gerety, Victor Colicchio, Cassandra Freeman, Peter Frechette, Gerry Vichi
When a gang led by Dalton Russell (Clive Owen) attempts to rob the Manhattan Trust Bank, NYPD Detective Keith Frazier (Denzel Washington) and his partner, Bill Mitchell (Chiwetel Ejiofor), are sent to negotiate. But, negotiating is not going to be an easy task. First, Frazier and Mitchell must deal with other police officers–Captain Darius (Willem Dafoe) wants to storm the bank. Then, the hostages are forced to dress in jumpsuits and masks like the robbers making it difficult to separate the good guys from the bad guys. As if that were not enough, bank executive Arthur Case (Christopher Plummer) hires a "fixer," Madeline White (Jodie Foster) to intercede and deal with the robbers. Trouble, trouble, and more troubles ensue.
|It Was a Wonderful Life 1993 N/R, 84 min.|
Director: Michelle Ohayon
Cast: Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster narrates this documentary about homeless women who had been living respectable lives before their divorces or other troubles. Welfare is unacceptable to them; therefore, they must find other ways for survival. This is a pretty good look at a current problem in American society, though often unbalanced.
|Kansas City Bomber 1972 PG, 99 min.|
Director: Jerrold Freedman
Cast: Raquel Welch, Kevin McCarthy, Helena Kallianiotes, Norman Alden, Jeanne Cooper, Jodie Foster, William Gray Espy, Richard Lane, Russ Marin, Martine Bartlett, Cornelia Sharpe, Joan Darling, Patti "Moo Moo" Cvin, Stephen Manley, Shelly Novack
Raquel Welch is the highlight of this film that is centered on the tough sport of roller derby. Naive K.C. Carr (Welch) is one of her team's star skaters. When she has an affair with the owner Burt Henry (Kevin McCarthy), jealous teammates–especially Jackie (Helena Kallianiotes)–make life tough for K.C., but she is determined to defend herself.
|The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane 1976 PG, 94 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Horror / Thriller
Director: Nicolas Gessner
Cast: Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Alexis Smith, Mort Shuman, Scott Jacoby, Clesson Goodhue, Dorothy Davis, Hubert Noel, Jacques Famery, Mary Morter, Julie Wildman
A psychopathic, 13-year-old orphan Rynn (Jody Foster), lives in a large house with a "father" who never seems to be home and nobody has seen. The fact that Rynn also gets very nervous when the subject of her basement is discussed adds to the chilling mystery. Nosy neighbor Mrs. Hallet (Alexis Smith) ends up being knocked down the basement stairs when she looks for evidence of Rynn's father being at home. Meanwhile, Mrs. Hallet's pedophile son Frank (Martin Sheen) is also curious and presses Rynn for answers–all of which leads to a nasty confrontation with Rynn's boyfriend Mario (Scott Jacoby).
|Little Man Tate 1991 PG, 99 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama
Director: Jodie Foster
Cast: Jodie Foster, Dianne Wiest, Adam Hann-Byrd, Harry Connick Jr., Michael Shulman, Nathan Lee, Debi Mazar, George Plimpton, Josh Mostel, Bob Balaban, David Hyde Pierce, P.J. Ochlan, Alex Lee, Danitra Vance, Richard Fredette
Fred (Adam Hann-Byrd) is a gifted child whose mother Dede (Jodie Foster) differs from his wealthy mentor Jane Grierson (Dianne Wiest) as to what is best for Fred's happiness. Fred is a fourth grader who has problems dealing with children his own age but excels with school work. Jane admires Fred's genius and invites him to attend her summer camp for child prodigies. While at camp, Fred misses Dede's love and support, and, by summer's end, Dede and Jane learn that Fred needs what both of them can offer him.
|Maverick 1994 PG, 129 min.|
Genre: Western / Adventure / Comedy
Director: Richard Donner
Cast: Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, James Garner, Graham Greene, James Coburn, Alfred Molina, Dub Taylor, Geoffrey Lewis, Dan Hedaya, Denver Pyle, Paul L. Smith, Dennis Fimple, Clint Black, Max Perlich, Art LaFleur
In the film version of the popular 1960s' television series, James Garner is back, but this time he is not the gambler Maverick–he is Marshal Zane Cooper. Garner's old role of Maverick is well-performed by Mel Gibson. Maverick needs money to enter a winner-take-all poker game and uses devious means to gain the needed funds, and Annabelle Bransford (Jodie Foster) is always on guard for the chance to take Maverick's money.
|Mesmerized 1986 PG, 97 min.|
My Letter to George
Director: Michael Laughlin
Cast: Jodie Foster, John Lithgow, Michael Murphy, Dan Shor, Harry Andrews, Philip Holder, Beryl Te Wiata, Reg Evans, Jonathan Hardy, Don Selwyn, Derek Hardwick, George Spoors, Bob Gould, Jonathan Elsom, Norman Fairley
Set in late-1800s' New Zealand, this film is supposedly based on a true story. An 18-year-old, orphaned girl (Jodie Foster) marries a much older man (John Lithgow) who turns out to be cruel and sexually deviant. Finally, she must deal with the situation. Adapted from a Jerzy Skolimowski book.
|Napoleon and Samantha 1972 G, 92 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama / Adventure
Director: Bernard McEveety
Cast: Michael Douglas, Will Geer, Arch Johnson, Johnny Whitaker, Jodie Foster, Henry Jones, Vito Scotti, John Crawford, Mary Wickes, Ellen Corby, Rex Holman, Claude Johnson, John Lupton
After a traveling circus gives young Napoleon's (Johnny Whitaker) grandfather (Will Geer) an aging lion, Gramps dies and Napoleon is afraid that he will be sent to an orphanage. To cover up Gramp's death, Napoleon convinces goat herder Danny (Michael Douglas) to help bury Gramps and keep his death a secret. Danny comes to Napoleon's aid and then leaves for the wilderness. When authorities investigate, Napoleon is joined by Samantha (Jodie Foster), and they work their way across Oregon with their pet lion searching for Danny. Disney.
|Nell 1994 PG-13, 113 min.|
Director: Michael Apted
Cast: Jodie Foster, Liam Neeson, Natasha Richardson, Richard Libertini, Nick Searcy, Robin Mullins, Jeremy Davies, O'Neal Compton, Heather M. Bomba, Marianne E. Bomba
When found in the Tennessee mountains, Nell (Jodie Foster) seemed only to utter unintelligible phrases. A doctor (Liam Neeson) and a psychiatrist (Natasha Richardson) become interested in the case and try to protect Nell from the harsh world she has now entered. In the process, the two are changed by the wisdom of Nell. Jodie Foster was nominated for an Oscar.
|Nim's Island 2008 PG, 95 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure / Comedy / Fantasy
Director: Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin
Cast: Abigail Breslin, Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Michael Carman, Mark Brady, Anthony Simcoe, Christopher Baker, Peter Callan, Rhonda Doyle, Russell Butler, Colin Gibson, Maddison Joyce, Bryan Probets, Penny Everingham, Shannon van der Life
Eleven-year-old Nim (Abigail Breslin) lives on a South Pacific volcanic island with her marine biologist father. Gerard Butler has dual roles in this story as Nim's father Jack Rusoe and as the hero, Alex Rover, in the stories Nim reads. Jodie Foster plays the author, Alexandra Rover, of Nim's favorite stories who connects with Nim via the Internet. Meanwhile, Jack's boat is damaged in a storm leaving Nim stranded alone on the island. She e-mails Alexandra for help, and agoraphobic Alexandra takes a daring leap and finds the courage to travel to the island to help Nim.
|One Little Indian 1973 G, 90 min.|
Director: Bernard McEveety
Cast: James Garner, Vera Miles, Pat Hingle, Morgan Woodward, John Doucette, Clay O'Brien, Robert Pine, Ken Swofford, Jay Silverheels, Jodie Foster
This Disney comedy involves a cavalryman going AWOL after being sentenced to hang for disobeying orders–he saved Indian women and children during a raid. He takes off across the desert on a camel, meets and teams up with a boy who has lost his tribe and is trying to find them, and ends up at a ranch run by a widow and her daughter.
|O'Hara's Wife 1982 PG, 87 min.|
Director: William Bartman
Cast: Edward Asner, Mariette Hartley, Jodie Foster, Perry Lang, Tom Bosley, Ray Walston, Allen Williams, Mary Jo Catlett, Nelson Welch, Richard Schaal, Nehemiah Persoff, Kelly Bishop
Bob (Edward Asner) is devastated when his wife (Mariette Hartley) dies suddenly, but all is not lost. She comes back as a ghost encouraging Bob to quit his law practice, enjoy some leisure time, and revive relationships with their grown children.
|Panic Room 2002 R, 108 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: David Fincher
Cast: Jodie Foster, Kristen Stewart, Forest Whitaker, Jared Leto, Dwight Yoakam, Patrick Bauchau, Ian Buchanan, Ann Magnuson, Andrew Kevin Walker, Paul Schulze, Mel Rodriguez, Nicole Kidman, Paul Simon, Ken Turner, Richard Conant
Meg (Jodie Foster) and daughter Sarah (Kristen Stewart) have just moved into a Manhattan townhouse when three burglars–Burnham (Forest Whitaker), Raoul (Dwight Yoakam), and Junior (Jared Leto)–break in. The house just happens to have a secret "panic" room in which Meg and Sara hide. The problem is that what the intruders want is located inside the panic room, and the burglars are not about to leave empty-handed. A good thriller.
|Shadows and Fog 1992 PG-13, 86 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Mystery
Director: Woody Allen
Cast: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, John Malkovich, Madonna, Kathy Bates, Jodie Foster, Kate Nelligan, Donald Pleasence, Lily Tomlin, John Cusack, Michael Kirby, Camille Saviola, David Ogden Stiers, Dennis Vestunis, Katy Dierlam
This Woody Allen comedy/mystery is about a would-be hero, Max Kleinman (Allen), who turns out to be inept in his efforts to help fellow villagers capture a serial killer. While Kleinman is searching, a circus comes to town, and a scared Irmy (Mia Farrow) leaves the circus and meets Kleinman who tries to help her.
|Siesta 1987 R, 97 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Mary Lambert
Cast: Ellen Barkin, Gabriel Byrne, Julian Sands, Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Isabella Rossellini, Grace Jones, Alexei Sayle, Frank Brana, Gary Cady, Graham Fletcher-Cook, Jose Maria Canete, Jose Teodoro, Anastassia Stakis, Susanna Bequer
This movie juggles time so that it moves back and forth to tell about a stuntwoman who falls in love with her married trainer. Because of her attraction to him, she follows him to Spain where she joins a group of acquaintances for a while, but she becomes lost and at the mercy of anyone or anything.
|The Silence of the Lambs 1991 R, 120 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Jonathan Demme
Cast: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn, Brooke Smith, Kasi Lemmons, Diane Baker, Roger Corman, Ted Levine, Anthony Heald, Charles Napier, George A. Romero, Tracey Walter, Frankie Faison, Paul Lazar, Dan Butler
FBI recruit Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster) is given quite an assignment for her first case. In order to get a psychological profile of the killer, Jamie "Buffalo Bill" Gumb (Ted Levine), who she is pursuing, she must go to psychopathic psychologist Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins) who is himself a homicidal maniac locked in a cell for eight years. In exchange for giving Clarice information, Lector wants Clarise to reveal personal details about her past. When "Buffalo Bill" kidnaps Catherine (Brooke Smith) who is the daughter of U.S. Senator Ruth Martin (Diane Baker), Lecter does come to Clarise's aid. The film received five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Director, Actress (Foster), and Actor (Hopkins) and was nominated for two other awards.
|Sommersby 1993 PG-13, 113 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Romance
Director: Jon Amiel
Cast: Richard Gere, Jodie Foster, Bill Pullman, James Earl Jones, R. Lee Ermey, Lanny Flaherty, William Windom, Wendell Wellman, Frankie Faison, Richard Hamilton, Brett Kelley, Clarice Taylor, Karen Kirschenbauer, Carter McNeese, Dean Whitworth
Is he or isn't he? That is what his wife, Laurel (Jodie Foster), wonders when Jack Sommersby (Richard Gere) returns home after seven years. There are doubts that this man is really her long-lost husband. Although this story takes place around the Civil War, the original story comes from actual court records in the 1400s and is also the subject of another movie "The Return of Martin Guerre."
|Stealing Home 1988 PG-13, 98 min.|
Director: Steven Kampmann, Will Aldis
Cast: Mark Harmon, Blair Brown, Jodie Foster, Harold Ramis, Jonathan Silverman, John Shea, William McNamara, Helen Hunt, Miriam Flynn, Richard Jenkins, Ollie Davidson, Thacher Goodwin, Yvette Croskey, Ted Ross, Beth Broderick
Mark Harmon plays star athlete Billy Wyatt who has just gotten his life together. He is shocked when he learns that his childhood girlfriend and one true fan, Katie Chandler (Jodie Foster), has committed suicide and travels home to take care of Katie's ashes.
|Svengali 1983 TV, 100 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical / Romance
Director: Anthony Harvey
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Jodie Foster, Elizabeth Ashley, Larry Joshua, Pamela Blair, Holly Hunter, Barbara Byrne, Ron Weyand, Robin Thomas, Madeleine Potter, Brian Carney, Vera Mayer, Stuart Charno, Ed Vadas, Peter Boruchowitz
Based on George du Maurier's novel "Trilby," this modern-day musical version of Svengali involves the experiences of talented rock singer Zoe Alexander (Jodie Foster). At the request of Zoe's manager, Eve Swiss (Elizabeth Ashley), has-been musical star Svengali (Peter O'Toole) agrees to be Zoe's mentor, and she rises to stardom under his hypnotic spell.
|Taxi Driver 1976 R, 113 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Martin Scorsese
Cast: Robert De Niro, Cybill Shepherd, Jodie Foster, Harvey Keitel, Peter Boyle, Albert Brooks, Martin Scorsese, Victor Argo, Joe Spinell, Diahnne Abbott, Leonard Harris, Frank Adu, Gino Ardito, Garth Avery, Harry Cohn
"You talkin' to me?" Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro) is a lonely, psychotic New York City taxi driver who, when turned down by Betsy (Cybill Shepherd), plots to assassinate the President of the United States. Unsuccessful at that, he turns his aggression against a pimp (Harvey Keitel) for 12-year-old Iris (Jody Foster). Academy Award nominations include Best Picture, Actor (De Niro), and Supporting Actress (Foster).
|Tom Sawyer 1973 PG, 104 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure / Musical
Director: Don Taylor
Cast: Johnny Whitaker, Celeste Holm, Warren Oates, Jeff East, Jodie Foster, Lucille Benson, Henry Jones, Noah Keen, Dub Taylor, Richard Eastham
This musical version of "Tom Sawyer" is entertaining. It features Johnny Whitaker in the title role, while Jeff East takes on the role of Tom's friend, Huckleberry Finn. The film includes episodes of the boys many pranks–all of which are delightfully choreographed.
|Oscars: Best Actress for The Accused (1988), Best Actress for The Silence of the Lambs (1991)|
1. The Accused (1988)
2. Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)
3. Anna and the King (1999)
4. Backtrack (1991)
5. The Brave One (2007)
6. Bugsy Malone (1976)
7. Candleshoe (1977)
8. Carny (1980)
9. Contact (1997)
10. The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)
11. Five Corners (1988)
12. Flightplan (2005)
13. Foxes (1980)
14. Freaky Friday (1976)
15. Home for the Holidays (1995)
16. The Hotel New Hampshire (1984)
17. Inside Man (2006)
18. It Was a Wonderful Life (1993)
19. Kansas City Bomber (1972)
20. The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)
21. Little Man Tate (1991)
22. Maverick (1994)
23. Mesmerized (1986)
aka: My Letter to George
24. Napoleon and Samantha (1972)
25. Nell (1994)
26. Nim's Island (2008)
27. One Little Indian (1973)
28. O'Hara's Wife (1982)
29. Panic Room (2002)
30. Shadows and Fog (1992)
31. Siesta (1987)
32. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
33. Sommersby (1993)
34. Stealing Home (1988)
35. Svengali (1983)
36. Taxi Driver (1976)
37. Tom Sawyer (1973)
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