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The Accused (1988)
Director: Jonathan Kaplan
Starring: Jodie Foster, Kelly McGillis, Bernie Coulson, Leo Rossi, Ann Hearn, Carmen Argenziano, Steve Antin, Peter Van Norden, Terry David Mulligan, Woody Brown, Scott Paulin and Kim Kondrashoff
An evening at a local bar turns violent when three men push a woman onto a pool table and rape her - as many of the bar's patrons cheer them on. When she learns that the rapists have plea-bargained their way into a lesser charge, the woman and her lawyer take a novel approach: they prosecute the "spectators" for encouraging the criminals.
Director: Martin Scorsese
Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Alfred Lutter, Kris Kristofferson, Billy "Green" Bush, Diane Ladd, Valerie Curtin, Lelia Goldoni, Lane Bradbury, Vic Tayback, Jodie Foster, Harvey Keitel, Mia Bendixsen, Murray Moston, Harry Northup, Martin Scorsese and Laura Dern
After her husband dies, Alice and her son Tommy leave their small New Mexico town for California, where Alice hopes to make it as a singer. Money problems force them to settle in Arizona instead, where Alice takes a job as waitress in a small diner. She intends to stay in Arizona just long enough to make the money needed to head back out on the road but her plans change when she begins to fall for a rancher named David.
Anna and the King (1999)
Director: Andy Tennant
Starring: Jodie Foster, Chow Yun-fat, Bai Ling, Tom Felton, Randall Duk Kim, Kay Siu Lim, Melissa Campbell, Deanna Yusoff, Geoffrey Palmer, Anne Firbank, Bill Stewart, Sean Ghazi, Syed Alwi, Ramli Hassan, Keith Chin, Alif Silpachai, Kenneth Tsang,
Shantini Venugopal and Goh Yi Wai
Chronicling the relationship between the King of Siam and widowed British schoolteacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860s.
The Brave One (2007)
Director: Neil Jordan
Starring: Jodie Foster, Terrence Howard, Naveen Andrews, Mary Steenburgen, Zoë Kravitz, Nicky Katt, Luis Da Silva, Jane Adams, John Magaro and Dana Eskelson
Erica Bain, a New York City radio host, decides to take the law into her own hands after losing her fiancé in a brutal attack. With a determined cop hot on her trail, Erica hunts down the assailants one by one, seeking her own brand of justice.
Bugsy Malone (1976)
Director: Alan Parker
Starring: Scott Baio, Florrie Dugger, Jodie Foster, John Cassisi, Martin Lev and Dexter Fletcher
The classic gangster story of Bugsy Malone told with an all child cast.
Director: Norman Tokar
Starring: Jodie Foster, David Niven, Helen Hayes and Leo McKern
A small time crook recruits American street urchin and orphan Casey Brown to fly to England and pretend to be the long-lost grand-daughter of Lady St. Edmund and thereby discover the location of the hoard of pirate treasure reputed to be hidden somewhere on Lady St Edmund's Candleshoe estate.
Director: Roman Polanski
Starring: Jodie Foster, John C. Reilly, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz, Elvis Polanski, Eliot Berger and Roman Polanski
Two pairs of parents hold a cordial meeting after their sons are involved in a fight. But as their time together progresses, increasingly childish behavior throws the evening into chaos.
Director: Robert Kaylor
Starring: Gary Busey, Jodie Foster, Robbie Robertson, Meg Foster, Kenneth McMillan, Elisha Cook, Jr., Tim Thomerson, Theodore Wilson, John Lehne, Bill McKinney, Bert Remsen, Woodrow Parfrey, Alan Braunstein, Tina Andrews, Craig Wasson and Fred Ward
It's share and share alike for Frankie and Patch, partners in a dunk-the-bozo act in a carnival travelling through the American South. At one of the small-town stops, Donna, an alienated teenager, dumps her obnoxious boyfriend and, with Frankie's encouragement, joins up and moves into their trailer (and Frankie's bed). Feeling displaced, Patch schemes to get Donna out of the carnival. However, the carnival's owner needs Donna to foil a loathsome pair of local officials who demand payoffs. She plays her part perfectly and is accepted by all, although she moves into another trailer.
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Based on the novel by Carl Sagan
Starring: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerrit, John Hurt, David Morse, James Woods, Angela Bassett, Rob Lowe, Jake Busey, Jena Malone, Timothy McNeil, Geoffrey Blake, William Fichtner and Sami Chester
Dr. Eleanor Arroway has spent her life searching for truth in the study of radio astronomy. Palmer Joss has spent his searching for truth through faith in God. When Ellie discovers a stunning message from an extraterrestrial intelligence, they and everyone on Earth will be forced to challenge their own assumptions. In the inevitable first contact, will humankind be able to find a compromise between science and belief?
Director: Neill Blomkamp
Starring: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga and Wagner Moura
In the year 2154, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy, who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Delacourt, a government official, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium. That doesn't stop the people of Earth from trying to get in by any means they can. When unlucky Max is backed into a corner, he agrees to take on a daunting mission that, if successful, will not only save his life but could bring equality to these polarized worlds.
Director: Robert Schwentke
Starring: Jodie Foster, Peter Sarsgaard, Sean Bean, Kate Beahan, Erika Christensen, John Benjamin Hickey, Christian Berkel, Greta Scacchi and Marlene Lawston
A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet the child vanishes and nobody admits she was ever on that plane.
Director: Adrian Lyne
Starring: Jodie Foster, Cherie Currie, Kandice Stroh, Marilyn Kagan and Scott Baio
In the late 1970s, four teenage girls from San Fernando Valley, Calif., deal with the rampant dysfunction in their lives. Deirdre pursues one boy after another, avoiding any commitment. Escaping the abuse of her father, Annie resorts to drug use to ease her painful reality. Overweight Madge feels constant pressure to live up to the wild ways of her friends. As the most stable of the group, Jeanie must watch over all of them.
Freaky Friday (1976)
Director: Gary Nelson
Starring: Barbara Harris, Jodie Foster, John Astin and Patsy Kelly
A mother and daughter find their personalities switched and have to live each other's lives on one strange Friday.
The Hotel New Hampshire (1984)
Director: Tony Richardson
Starring: Jodie Foster, Beau Bridges, Rob Lowe, Nastassja Kinski, Wilford Brimley, Amanda Plummer, Matthew Modine, Seth Green, Paul McCrane, Wallace Shawn, Lisa Banes, Jennifer Dundas, Anita Morris, Robert Thomas, Lorena Gale and Joely Richardson
Comedy-drama chronicling the lives of the eccentric Berry family and the assortment of oddball staff and guests at their various family-run hotels. They weather all sorts of disasters but keep going in spite of it all.
Inside Man (2006)
Director: Spike Lee
Starring: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer, Willem Defoe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Carlos Andrés Gómez, Kim Director, James Ransone, Bernie Rachelle, Peter Gerety, Victor Colicchio, Cassandra Freeman, Peter Frechette, Waris Ahluwalia, Daryl Mitchell, Rodney 'Bear' Jackson and Lemon Anderson
A police detective, a bank robber and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.
Director: Nicolas Gessner
Starring: Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Alexis Smith, Mort Shuman and Scott Jacoby
13-year-old Rynn Jacobs lives alone in her father's house in a high-class Quebec small town. Rynn is reclusive, fiercely self-reliant and determined not to lose her independence. She will go to any lengths to protect her secret, a fact that a nosy neighbor learns to her regret.
Little Man Tate (1991)
Director: Jodie Foster
Starring: Jodie Foster, Dianne Wiest, Adam Hann-Byrd, Harry Connick Jr., David Hyde Pierce, Debi Mazar, P.J. Ochlan, Alex Lee, Michael Shulman, Nathan Lee, Celia Weston, Danitra Vance, Richard Fredette, George Plimpton, Elizabeth H. Frietsch, Jennifer Trier, Lawrence Gallegos, D. Michael Pierce, Evan Prizant, Geoffrey C. York and Carolyn Lawrence
The story of the intellectually-gifted eight-year-old Fred Tate, his mother Dede and the director of a program for gifted children, Dr Jane Grierson. It explores the tension between Fred's emotional and intellectual needs and between his mother and Dr Grierson.
Director: Richard Donner
Starring: Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, James Garner, Graham Greene, Alfred Molina, James Coburn, Geoffrey Lewis, Paul L. Smith, Max Perlich, Danny Glover, Hal Ketchum, Corey Feldman, Read Morgan, Steve Kahan, Dub Taylor, Art LaFleur, Leo Gordon, Paul Brinegar, Denver Pyle, Robert Fuller, Doug McClure, Henry Darrow, William Smith, Charles Dierkop, Dan Hedaya, William Marshall, Dennis Fimple, Bert Remsen, Margot Kidder, Carlene Carter, Waylon Jennings, Kathy Mattea, Reba McEntire, Clint Black, Vince Gill and Janis Gill
A first-person account by wisecracking gambler Bret Maverick of his misadventures on the way to a major five-card draw poker tournament. Besides wanting to win the tournament for the prize money, he also wants to prove, once and for all, that he is the best card player of his time.
Director: Michael Laughlin
Starring: 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 and Norman Fairley
An orphaned 18-year-old girl in 1880s New Zealand is married to a much older, cruel businessman. He constantly abuses her and keeps her under his thumb until she snaps and, using hypnotism, kills him. Later she is tried in court. Based on a true story.
Napoleon and Samantha (1972)
Director: Bernard McEveety
Starring: Michael Douglas, Johnny Whitaker, Jodie Foster, Will Geer, Arch Johnson, Henry Jones, Vito Scotti, John Crawford, Mary Wickes, Ellen Corby, Rex Holman, Claude Johnson, John Lupton, James MacDonald and Major Leo McTavish the lion
Rather than part with an old pet lion who was once a circus performer, two young children undertake a perilous mountain trek to stay with a recluse friend.
Director: Michael Apted
Starring: Jodie Foster, Liam Neeson, Natasha Richardson, Richard Libertini, Nick Searcy, Jeremy Davies, Robin Mullins, O'Neal Compton, Sean Bridgers, Joe Inscoe, Heather M. Bomba, Marianne E. Bomba , Stephanie Dawn Wood, Nicole Adair and Marlon Jackson
A woman who has lived in the wild with hardly any human contact is discovered by a pair of scientists. They try to study her, decipher her language and her amazing story, ultimately learning more about themselves.
Nim's Island (2008)
Directors: Jennifer Flackett and Mark Levin
Based on the novel by Wendy Orr
Starring: Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Abigail Breslin and Michael Carman
Anything can happen on Nim’s Island, a magical place ruled by a young girl’s imagination. It is an existence that mirrors that of her favorite literary character - Alex Rover - the world’s greatest adventurer. But Alexandra, the author of the Rover books, leads a reclusive life in the big city.
When Nim’s father goes missing from their island, a twist of fate brings her together with Alexandra. Now, they must draw courage from their fictional hero, Alex Rover, and find strength in one another to conquer Nim’s Island.
One Little Indian (1973)
Director: Bernard McEveety
Starring: James Garner, Vera Miles, Pat Hingle, Morgan Woodward, John Doucette, Clay O'Brien, Robert Pine, Bruce Glover, Ken Swofford, Jay Silverheels, Andrew Prine and Jodie Foster
A cavalry rider goes AWOL in the midst of a raid to save the lives of a band of American Indian women and children. He then takes off across the New Mexican desert astride a camel. En route, he meets a young white boy who was raised as an Indian. He is trying to find his tribe and so enlists the aid of the wayward soldier. Later they encounter a widow and her daughter.
Panic Room (2002)
Director: David Fincher
Starring: Jodie Foster, Kristen Stewart, Forest Whitaker, Jared Leto, Dwight Yoakam, Patrick Bauchau and Ian Buchanan
A woman and her teenage daughter become imprisoned in the panic room of their own house by 3 criminals.
Shadows and Fog (1991)
Director: Woody Allen
Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, John Malkovich, Madonna, Jodie Foster, David Ogden Stiers, Lily Tomlin, John C. Reilly, John Cusack, Kathy Bates, Donald Pleasence, Philip Bosco, Josef Sommer, Kurtwood Smith, William H. Macy, Julie Kavner, Wallace Shawn and Kenneth Mars
With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer.
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Director: Jonathan Demme
Based on the novel by Thomas Harris
Starring: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn, Ted Levine, Kasi Lemmons, Diane Baker, Roger Corman, Frankie Faison, Anthony Heald, Dan Butler, Charles Napier and Chris Isaak
A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help with catching another serial killer who skins his victims.
Director: Jon Amiel
Starring: Richard Gere, Jodie Foster, Bill Pullman and James Earl Jones
Set in the south of the United States just after the Civil War, Laurel Sommersby is just managing to work the farm without her husband Jack, believed killed in the Civil War. By all accounts, Jack Sommersby was not a pleasant man, thus when he returns, Laurel has mixed emotions. It appears that Jack has changed a great deal, leading some people to believe that this is not actually Jack but an impostor. Laurel herself is unsure, but willing to take the man into her home and, perhaps later, into her heart...
Taxi Driver (1976)
Director: Martin Scorsese
Screenplay: Paul Schrader
Starring: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Harvey Keitel, Cybill Shepherd, Peter Boyle and Albert Brooks
A mentally unstable Vietnam war veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a pre-adolescent prostitute in the process.
Tom Sawyer (1973)
Director: Don Taylor
Starring: Johnny Whitaker, Celeste Holm, Warren Oates, Jeff East and Jodie Foster
Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi River pretending to be pirates, attending their own funeral and witnessing a murder.
Home for the Holidays (1995)
Director: Jodie Foster
Producers: Jodie Foster and Peggy Rajski
Starring: Holly Hunter, Robert Downey Jr., Anne Bancroft, Charles Durning, Dylan McDermott, Geraldine Chaplin, Steve Guttenberg, Cynthia Stevenson, Claire Danes, Austin Pendleton and David Strathairn
After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face spending the holiday with her family. She wonders if she can survive their crazy antics.
Money Monster (2016)
Director: Jodie Foster
Producers: George Clooney, Daniel Dubiecki, Lara Alameddine and Grant Heslov
Starring: George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Jack O'Connell, Dominic West, Caitriona Balfe and Giancarlo Esposito
Financial TV personality Lee Gates, who offers up stock advice on his hit show "Money Monster," is held hostage by a viewer, Kyle Budwell, who lost all of his money following a bad tip from Lee during his show.
Director only (TV)
House of Cards (2013)
Season 2: Episode 9 - 'Chapter 22' (2014)
Director: Jodie Foster
Starring: Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Michel Gill, Gerald McRaney, Mahershala Ali, Nathan Darrow, Reg E. Cathey, Ben Daniels, Derek Cecil, Mozhan Marnò, Jeremy Bobb, Malcolm Goodwin, Darren Alford and Albert Jones
It becomes personal when Tusk hits the Underwood pair with a scandal. Freddy and his restaurant will be involved in it all.
Freddy is planning the expansion of his business but this ends when his son holds a photographer at gunpoint and gets himself arrested. Francis would like to help him out but Freddy refuses. Claire and Francis manipulate both Adam and the media in regards to a photograph of Claire leaked to the newspapers. Remy threatens Adam to confess the affair and he does so by leaking another photograph. However, Seth works this through by manipulating a young model that resembles Claire. In the end Adam chooses to be on no one's side.
Orange Is the New Black (2013)
Season 1: Episode 3 - 'Lesbian Request Denied' (2013)
Director: Jodie Foster
Starring: Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Michael Harney, Michelle Hurst, Jason Biggs, Uzo Aduba, Danielle Brooks, Laverne Cox, Maria Dizzia, Joel Marsh Garland, Natasha Lyonne, Arden Myrin, Michael Rainey Jr. and Deborah Rush
An inmate named Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren has her sights set on Piper and makes her intentions apparent. Piper seeks advice on how to let Crazy Eyes down gently but finds that blunt honesty might be the only way. Meanwhile, we get to know a lot more about transgender inmate Sophia Burset.
Season 2: Episode 1 - 'Thirsty Bird' (2014)
Director: Jodie Foster
Starring: Taylor Schilling, Uzo Aduba, Danielle Brooks, Michael Harney, Natasha Lyonne, Taryn Manning, Kate Mulgrew, Jason Biggs, Rebecca Drysdale, Brian Haley, Lori Petty, Deborah Rush, Todd Susman, Laura Prepon and Lolita Foster
Piper in solitary confinement (the SHU). She has been there for some time and her sanity seems to be failing. Instead of eating her breakfast she, uses it to make art all over the wall of her cell. She is then awakened and, without being given any information, is forced to board a bus and a plane to whereabouts unknown. Piper must make an extremely difficult decision which could affect the outcome of her stay in prison.
A list of the films that I have so far seen starring American actress and director Jodie Foster.
Listed in alphabetical order.
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