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Jodie Foster
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Date of Birth: Nov 19, 1962

Country: USA

Total Titles at Criticker: 51 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (48) | Director (5)
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Hotel Artemis (2018)
Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, 'Hotel Artemis' follows the Nurse, who runs a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals. (imdb)
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Black Mirror: Arkangel (2017)
After nearly losing her daughter, a mother invests in a new technology that allows her to keep track of her. (imdb)
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Money Monster (2016)
In the real-time, high stakes thriller Money Monster, financial TV host Lee Gates (George Clooney) and his producer Patty (Julia Roberts) are put in an explosive situation when an irate investor (Jack O'Connell) takes over their studio. (imdb)
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Elysium (2013)
Set in the year 2154, where 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. (imdb)
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The Beaver (2011)
Suffering from a severe case of depression, toy company CEO Walter Black (Mel Gibson) begins using a beaver hand puppet to help him open up to his family. With his father seemingly going insane, adolescent son Porter (Anton Yelchin) pushes for his parents to get a divorce. Jodie Foster directs and co-stars as Walter's wife in this family comedy
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Carnage (2011)
Tells the story of two sets of parents who decide to have a cordial meeting after their sons are involved in a schoolyard brawl. (imdb)
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Inside Story: The Silence of the Lambs (2010)
With interviews from cast and crew, including stars Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, and director Jonathan Demme, you'll hear how a film with a young director trained in B-movies and cheesy comedies managed to make one of the most chilling films in decades, and how a studio in the midst of collapse could turn out a film that took the box office and Oscars by storm. (imdb)
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Nim
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... (imdb)
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100 Films and a Funeral (2007)
Inspired by Michael Kuhn's memoir of the same title, this feature documentary by Michael McNamara chronicles the rise and fall of the company that brought us "Four Weddings and a Funeral," "The Usual Suspects" and "Trainspotting." In 1991, Kuhn headed the British-based PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, and quickly changed how Hollywood looked at films from across the pond. PFE won 14 Oscars, had numerous blockbusters and even more niche hits. (imdb)
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The Brave One (2007)
New York radio host Erica Bain has a life that she loves and a fiancé she adores. But all of it is taken from her when a brutal attack leaves Erica badly wounded and her fiancé dead. Unable to move past the tragedy, Erica begins prowling the city streets at night to track down the men she holds responsible. Her dark pursuit of justice catches the public's attention, and the city is riveted by her anonymous exploits... (imdb)
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Inside Man (2006)
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
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Flightplan (2005)
Flying at 40,000 feet in a cavernous, state-of-art 474 aircraft, Kyle Pratt (Foster) faces every mothers' worst nightmare when her six year-old daughter vanishes without a trace mid-flight from Berlin to New York. (Touchstone Pictures)
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A Very Long Engagement (2004)
"A Very Long Engagement" tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancée, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One. (imdb)
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The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)
A look into the evolution, importance and current role of film editors. (doctor7)
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Panic Room (2002)
Recently divorced Meg Altman (Foster) and her daughter Sarah (Stewart) have bought a new home in New York. On their tour around the mansion, they come across the panic room. A room so secure, that no one can get in. When three burglars break in, Meg makes a move to the panic room. But all her troubles don't stop there. The criminals know where she is, and what they require the most in the house is in that very room. (imdb)
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The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)
Based on Chris Fuhrman's original and audacious coming-of-age novel, this film is a 70's-set drama featuring two charming but irreverent Catholic high schoolers who confront the mysteries of adulthood. (ThinkFilm)
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Inside the Labyrinth: The Making of
A behind-the-scenes look at the making of this Oscar winning thriller, prepared for its tenth anniversary. Includes interviews with star Anthony Hopkins, as well as other members of the cast and crew, giving their views on the experience of creating this masterpiece of terror and suspense. (imdb)
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Anna and the King (1999)
This is the story of Anna Leonowens, the English schoolteacher who came to Siam in the 1860s to teach the children of King Mongkut. She becomes involved in his affairs, from the tragic plight of a young concubine to trying to forge an alliance with Britain to a war with Burma that is orchestrated by Britain. In the meantime, a subtle romance develops between them. (imdb)
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Contact (1997)
Jodie Foster stars as headstrong visionary astronomer Ellie Arroway in Contact, a drama of discovery, based on the best-selling 1985 novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and noted astronomer Carl Sagan. (Warner Bros.)
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Home for the Holidays (1995)
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... (imdb)
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Nell (1994)
Nell is a girl who's been brought up in an isolated world. The only person she knew was her mother and twin sister... (imdb)
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Maverick (1994)
Bret Maverick, needing money for a poker tournament, faces various comic mishaps and challenges, including a charming woman thief. (imdb)
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It Was a Wonderful Life (1993)
Feature-length documentary deals with homeless women, once secure in their middle-class status, who through divorce, misfortune, or circumstances were reduced to living on the street. (imdb)
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Sommersby (1993)
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... (imdb)
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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Young FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned to help find a missing woman to save her from a psychopathic serial killer who skins his victims. Clarice attempts to gain a better insight into the twisted mind of the killer by talking to another psychopath Hannibal Lecter, who used to be a respected psychiatrist. FBI agent Jack Crawford believes that Lecter who is also a very powerful and clever mind manipulator have the answers to their questions to help locate the killer. Clarice must first try and gain Lecter's confidence before he is to give away any information. (imdb)
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Shadows and Fog (1991)
A small and insignificant bookkeeper, Kleinman, is awoken one night by his neighbours who wants him... (imdb)
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Little Man Tate (1991)
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 (imdb)
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Backtrack (1990)
An artist witnesses a Mafia hit and calls the police. At the police station she realizes that the Mafia has a man in the force, so she runs. Trailed by the police, who need her testimony, and a hitman hired by the Mafia, she goes to Mexico, where eventually she meets the hitman, who has become infatuated after studying her art and life to prepare for the hit. (imdb)
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The Accused (1988)
A rape victim, enraged at the light sentence her attackers received on account that she was of "questionable character" goads a female prosecutor to charge the men who literally cheered the attack on. (imdb)
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Stealing Home (1988)
Mark Harmon is a washed-up baseball player who is call back home to handle the ashes of his childhood sweetheart/ first love who had committed suicide. As he searches for what to do with them, he remembers the past and the relationship they had. In doing so he finds himself again (imdb)
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Five Corners (1987)
Young psychotic man returns to neighborhood after release from prison. He seeks the young lady he previously tried to rape and the young man who protected her, with twisted ideas of love for her and hate for him. (imdb)
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Siesta (1987)
Claire (an American) wakes up in a terrible state at the end of a runway in Spain. As she tries to account for her state (blood-soaked and bruised), she has flashbacks from the past few days. She thinks she's killed someone, but isn't sure, and now she's wandering the Spanish streets without money or a clear memory. (imdb)
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Mesmerized (1986)
An orphaned New Zealand girl married to an older, wealthy businessman learns to deal with his strange sexual desires. (imdb)
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The Hotel New Hampshire (1984)
The film talks about a family that weathers all sorts of disasters and keeps going in spite of it all... (imdb)
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The Blood of Others (1984)
WWII. In the German-occupied Paris, Helene is torn between the love for her boyfriend Jean, working for the resistance and the German administrator Bergmann, who will do anything to gain her affection. (imdb)
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Workaholic attorney Bob O'Hara (Asner) is devastated when his wife (Hartley) dies suddenly. She returns to "haunt" him, however, (a la "Topper") and her mission is to persuade him to slow down, watch his own health, and renew relationships with his two grown children (Foster and Lang.)
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Foxes (1980)
A group of friends come of age in the asphalt desert of the San Fernando Valley set to a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex. (IMDB)
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Carny (1980)
A carnival comes to a small town. Eighteen year old Donna meets Frankie and Patch, two carnival hustlers. They earn their living by mercilessly taunting spectators to try to dump one of them into the water by throwing balls. Donna is tired of her work as a waitress and follows them through the South. (imdb)
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Candleshoe (1977)
A petty crook gets a street urchin to pose as the lost granddaughter of Lady St. Edmund in order to find a treasure he believes is hidden somewhere on Candleshoe (her estate).
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Beach House (1977)
This farce features Jodi Foster, Catherine Deneuve, and Ugo Tognazzi. Tersina (Foster) is a pregnant teen whose parents want her married, pronto. Cerquette (Tognazzi) is an insurance man who wears a chastity belt to keep him from ravishing the two women he desires. A pair of bachelors liven up the action (Michele Placido and Luigi Proietti) which is not easy. Except for the introductory scenes, all of the action takes place in the dressinig (and undressing) room of a beach house. (allrovi.com)
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Taxi Driver (1976)
A mentally unstable Vietnam war veteran works as nighttime taxi driver in a city whose perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge to violently lash out. (IMDB.com)
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The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)
This is a suspenseful story of a young girl navigating her adolescence solo. She spends her days hiding from an unloved mother... (imdb)
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Echoes of a Summer (1976)
The eleven-year-old Deirdre suffers from an incureable heart trouble. For two years, her parents Eugene and Ruth have consulted heart specialists - but without any success. Now they have gone to Mahone Bay in Canada, to arrange for her last days as pleasant as possible. The nine-year-old neighbour boy Phillip is the only one who brings a little happiness into the home, because Deirdre knows exactly whats wrong with her. (imdb)
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Bugsy Malone (1976)
A gangster movie where all the gangsters are children. Instead of real bullets they use "splurge guns" that cover the victim in cream... (imdb)
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Freaky Friday (1976)
A mother and daughter find their personalities switched and have to live each other's lives on one strange Friday. (imdb)
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Smile Jenny, You
An ex-cop moonlighting as a private investigator looks into the murder of the son-in-law of his friend and gets involved with the victim's wife, who is his friend's daughter. (imdb)
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Alice Doesn
A recently widowed woman on the road with her precocious young son, determined to make a new life for herself as a singer. (imdb)
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The Addams Family (1973)
The Addams Family is not your typical family: they take delight in most of the things that "normal" people would be terrified of. Gomez Adams is an extremely wealthy man, and is able to indulge his wife Morticia's every desire: be it cultivation of poisonous plants, or a candlelit dinner in a graveyard. People visiting the Addams Family just don't seem to appreciate the 7 foot tall butler "Lurch" or the helping hand (which is just a disembodied hand" named "Thing". (imdb)
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One Little Indian (1973)
A 1973 western Walt Disney movie starring James Garner and Vera Miles. The supporting cast includes Pat Hingle, Jay Silverheels, and an 11-year-old Jodie Foster, and the plotline involves a cavalry soldier's misadventures with a camel and a little boy. (Answers.com)
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Tom Sawyer (1973)
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. (imdb)
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Napoleon and Samantha (1972)
Two young children, who, rather than part with an old pet lion who was once a circus performer, go on a perilous mountain trek to stay with a recluse friend. (imdb)
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