Best Movies of Jodie Foster

Taxi Driver (1976)

Aggregate Rating: 276 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 93 | Earnings: null

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, while attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.


The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 270 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 84 | Earnings: $130.73M

A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.


Inside Man (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 182 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $88.50M

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.


Elysium (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 168 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 61 | Earnings: $93.05M

In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. A man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds.


Un long dimanche de fiançailles (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 162 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $6.17M

Tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancé, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One.


Contact (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 161 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 62 | Earnings: $100.85M

Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of extraterrestrial intelligence, sending plans for a mysterious machine.


Panic Room (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 151 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 65 | Earnings: $95.31M

A divorced woman and her diabetic daughter take refuge in their newly-purchased house's safe room, when three men break-in, searching for a missing fortune.


Carnage (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 150 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 61 | Earnings: null

Two pairs of parents hold a cordial meeting after their sons are involved in a fight, though as their time together progresses, increasingly childish behavior throws the discussion into chaos.


Little Man Tate (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 139 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 71 | Earnings: $25.01M

Dede is a sole parent trying to bring up her son Fred. When it is discovered that Fred is a genius, she is determined to ensure that Fred has all the opportunities that he needs, and that ...


The Beaver (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 134 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 60 | Earnings: $0.96M

A troubled husband and executive adopts a beaver hand-puppet as his sole means of communication.


Carny (1980)

Aggregate Rating: 133 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: null

Tired of her dull job as a waitress, Donna decides to join two carnival hustlers and see what life in their field is like.


The Brave One (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 132 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 56 | Earnings: $36.79M

Struggling to recover emotionally from a brutal assault that killed her fiancé and left her in a coma, a radio personality begins a quest for vengeance against the perpetrators that leaves a bloody trail across New York City.


Flightplan (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 127 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: $89.71M

A bereaved woman and her daughter are flying home from Berlin to America. At 30,000 feet, the child vanishes, and nobody will admit she was ever on the plane.


Anna and the King (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 125 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 56 | Earnings: $39.25M

The story of the romance between the King of Siam and widowed British schoolteacher, Anna Leonowens, during the 1860s.


Hotel Artemis (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 123 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 58 | Earnings: $6.71M

Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, 'Hotel Artemis' follows the Nurse, who runs a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals.


Nim's Island (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 117 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 55 | Earnings: $48.01M

A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.


Freaky Friday (1976)

Aggregate Rating: 116 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 51 | Earnings: null

A mother and daughter find their personalities switched and have to live each other's lives on one strange Friday.


Maverick (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 75 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $101.63M

Bret Maverick, needing money for a poker tournament, faces various comic mishaps and challenges, including a charming woman thief.


The Accused (1988)

Aggregate Rating: 75 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $32.07M

After a young woman suffers a brutal gang rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.


The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)

Aggregate Rating: 73 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

13-year-old Rynn Jacobs lives alone in a high-class Quebec small town, but unknown to the neighbors, she is leading a secret and dangerous life.



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