Best Movies of Maggie Gyllenhaal

Crazy Heart (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 163 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 83 | Earnings: $39.46M

A faded country music musician is forced to reassess his dysfunctional life during a doomed romance that also inspires him.


Frank (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 151 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 75 | Earnings: $0.64M

Jon, a young wanna-be musician, discovers he's bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank.


The Kindergarten Teacher (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 144 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: null

A kindergarten teacher in New York becomes obsessed with one of her students whom she believes is a child prodigy.


Secretary (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 139 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 63 | Earnings: $4.05M

A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.


White House Down (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 136 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 52 | Earnings: $73.10M

While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders.


Sherrybaby (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 133 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: $0.20M

Sherry tries to integrate again into society and become a good mother.


World Trade Center (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 133 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: $70.24M

Two Port Authority police officers become trapped under the rubble of the World Trade Center.


Criminal (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 126 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 61 | Earnings: $14.69M

Two con artists try to swindle a currency collector by selling him a counterfeit copy of an extremely rare currency bill.


Hysteria (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 124 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: $1.80M

The truth of how Mortimer Granville devised the invention of the first vibrator in the name of medical science.


Happy Endings (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 123 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 57 | Earnings: $1.31M

Happy Endings weaves multiple stories to create a witty look at love, family and the sheer unpredictablity of life itself.


Casa de los babys (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 120 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 55 | Earnings: $0.48M

Six American women who planned on travelling to South America to adopt babies are forced, by law, to live there.


The Great New Wonderful (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 115 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 57 | Earnings: $0.15M

The Great New Wonderful weaves five stories against the backdrop of an anxious and uncertain post-9-11 New York City.


Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 114 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 52 | Earnings: $29.00M

Nanny McPhee arrives to help a harried young mother who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war, though she uses her magic to teach the woman's children and their two spoiled cousins five new lessons.


Mona Lisa Smile (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 114 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 45 | Earnings: $63.70M

A free-thinking art professor teaches conservative 1950s Wellesley girls to question their traditional social roles.


Won't Back Down (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 106 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 42 | Earnings: $5.31M

Two determined mothers­, one a teacher, look to transform their children's failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy, they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their children.


Trust the Man (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 101 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 43 | Earnings: $1.53M

After much drama, cheating, and trial separations, two men fight to save their respective relationships.