Best Movies of Laura Linney

The Truman Show (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 247 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 90 | Earnings: $125.60M

An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a television show.


Sully (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 172 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 74 | Earnings: $125.07M

The story of Chesley Sullenberger, an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight's passengers and crew.


You Can Count on Me (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 164 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 85 | Earnings: $9.18M

A single mother's life is thrown into turmoil after her struggling, rarely seen younger brother returns to town.


The Savages (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 162 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 85 | Earnings: $6.61M

A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.


The Squid and the Whale (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 162 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 82 | Earnings: $7.36M

Follows two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.


Love Actually (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 158 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 55 | Earnings: $59.37M

Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.


Kinsey (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 156 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 79 | Earnings: $10.21M

A look at the life of Alfred Kinsey, a pioneer in the area of human sexuality research, whose 1948 publication "Sexual Behavior in the Human Male" was one of the first recorded works that saw science address sexual behavior.


Breach (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 152 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 74 | Earnings: $32.96M

FBI upstart Eric O'Neill enters into a power game with his boss, Robert Hanssen, an agent who was put on trial for selling secrets to the Soviet Union.


Primal Fear (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 151 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 47 | Earnings: $56.06M

An altar boy is accused of murdering a priest, and the truth is buried several layers deep.


Falling (2020)

Aggregate Rating: 145 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 71 | Earnings: null

A conservative father moves from his rural farm to live with his gay son's family in Los Angeles.


Mr. Holmes (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 143 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $17.74M

An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes deals with early dementia, as he tries to remember his final case, and a mysterious woman, whose memory haunts him. He also befriends a fan, the young son of his housekeeper, who wants him to work again.


Jindabyne (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 129 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 65 | Earnings: $0.40M

Stewart Kane, an Irishman living in the Australian town of Jindabyne, is on a fishing trip in isolated hill country with three other men when they discover the body of a murdered girl in ...


Driving Lessons (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 125 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 56 | Earnings: $0.24M

A coming of age story about a shy teenage boy trying to escape from the influence of his domineering mother. His world changes when he begins to work for a retired actress.


Absolute Power (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 124 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 52 | Earnings: $50.01M

A career thief witnesses a horrific crime involving the U.S. President.


Genius (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 123 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 56 | Earnings: $1.36M

A chronicle of Max Perkins's time as the book editor at Scribner, where he oversaw works by Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and others.


The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 123 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 46 | Earnings: $75.07M

A lawyer takes on a negligent homicide case involving a priest who performed an exorcism on a young girl.


The Mothman Prophecies (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 123 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 52 | Earnings: $35.23M

A reporter is drawn to a small West Virginia town to investigate a series of strange events, including psychic visions and the appearance of bizarre entities.


The Details (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 119 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 56 | Earnings: $0.06M

When a family of raccoons discover worms living underneath the sod in Jeff and Nealy's backyard, this pest problem begins a darkly comic and wild chain reaction of domestic tension, infidelity and murder.


P.S. (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 119 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 55 | Earnings: $0.18M

An unfulfilled divorced woman gets the chance to relive her past when she meets a young man who appears to be her high school sweetheart who died many years before.


The Nanny Diaries (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 116 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 46 | Earnings: $25.93M

A college graduate goes to work as a nanny for a rich New York family. Ensconced in their home, she has to juggle their dysfunction, a new romance, and the spoiled brat in her charge.



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