Best Movies of Melissa Leo

Prisoners (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 205 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 74 | Earnings: $60.96M

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts.


The Fighter (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 175 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 79 | Earnings: $93.57M

A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.


Frozen River (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 155 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 82 | Earnings: $2.51M

Takes place in the days before Christmas near a little-known border crossing on the Mohawk reservation between New York State and Quebec. Here, the lure of fast money from smuggling ...


Unlovable (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 147 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 77 | Earnings: null

A sex and love addicted woman learns what real intimacy is when she starts making music with a reclusive man.


Snowden (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 145 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 58 | Earnings: $21.48M

The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press.


Conviction (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 135 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 61 | Earnings: $6.78M

A working mother puts herself through law school in an effort to represent her brother, who has been wrongfully convicted of murder and has exhausted his chances to appeal his conviction through public defenders.


Francine (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 123 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 65 | Earnings: null

Ex-con Francine has difficulty adjusting to life in a small lakeside town until she begins working with animals, though she finds herself growing increasingly isolated from the community and embracing forms of anti-social behavior.


Red State (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 121 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 50 | Earnings: null

Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.


Welcome to the Rileys (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 121 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 50 | Earnings: $0.15M

On a business trip to New Orleans, a damaged man seeks salvation by caring for a wayward young woman.


True Adolescents (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 118 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 57 | Earnings: null

Craig Johnson's poised and poignant first feature follows Sam (Mark Duplass), an, unbeknownst to him, washed-up rocker in the early stages of haggard. Jobless and apartment-less, he crashes...


Don McKay (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 109 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 50 | Earnings: null

Don McKay, a high school janitor who leaves his hometown after a tragedy, returns 25 years later to rekindle a romance with his old flame, who is dying, but this homecoming brings McKay more than he bargained for.


Burn Country (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 107 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 60 | Earnings: null

After being exiled from Afghanistan, a former war journalist settles in a small town in Northern California and takes a job with a local newspaper. But when he attempts to cover local crime...


The Most Hated Woman in America (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 103 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 41 | Earnings: null

The life of Madelyn Murray O'Hair, the outspoken activist and founder of American Atheists.


Bottled Up (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 99 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 43 | Earnings: null

In this modern day drama, Oscar-winner Melissa Leo beautifully conveys the heart-wrenching struggle that comes with love and addiction, while also lightheartedly depicting a woman ...


Seven Days in Utopia (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 98 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 37 | Earnings: null

After a disastrous debut on the pro circuit, a young golfer finds himself unexpectedly stranded in Utopia, Texas and welcomed by an eccentric rancher.


Fear of Fiction (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 96 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 30 | Earnings: null

A young novelist with a bad case of writer's block clears her mind by answering an ad placed by a man who is driving cross-country and needs a partner. Along the way, she ends up with more writing material than she ever bargained for.


Why Stop Now? (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 93 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 36 | Earnings: $0.00M

When a college piano prodigy tries to check his mother into rehab, he is taken hostage by her drug dealer and swept along on a wild adventure.


The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 80 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 21 | Earnings: null

A perpetually angry man is informed he has 90 minutes to live and promptly sets out to reconcile with his family and friends in the short time he has left.


Immaculate Conception (1992)

Aggregate Rating: 69 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A childless Western couple visit a fertility shrine in Karachi run by eunuchs and set off a huge culture clash.


Runaway (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 68 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Michael Adler has run away from his suburban home with his little brother Dylan. Hiding out in a quiet, rural town, Michael's convinced he can make a better life for both of them. While ...



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