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Laura Linney
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Date of Birth: Feb 5, 1964

Country: USA

Biography: Laura Leggett Linney is an American actress of film, television, and theatre. Linney has won three Emmy Awards, two Golden Globes, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. She has been nominated for the Academy Award three times and once for the BAFTA Award. She has also been nominated three times for a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play. She received a Golden Globe award for her role in The Big C...(wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 47 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (47)
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The Dinner (2017)
A look at how far parents will go to protect their children. Feature film based on a novel by Herman Koch. (imdb)
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Ozark (2017)
Ozark (2017) - TV Series
A Chicago-based financial advisor secretly relocates his family to the Missouri Ozarks when his dealings with a drug cartel go awry. (imdb)
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Genius (2016)
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. (imdb)
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Sully (2016)
On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the "Miracle on the Hudson" when Captain "Sully" Sullenberger (Tom Hanks) glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career. (imdb)
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Nocturnal Animals (2016)
A wealthy art gallery owner receives a draft of her ex-husband's new novel, and once she starts reading it she just cannot put it down. (imdb)
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Mr. Holmes (2015)
An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes looks back on his life, and grapples with an unsolved case involving a beautiful woman. (imdb)
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The Fifth Estate (2013)
A dramatic thriller based on real events, THE FIFTH ESTATE reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century's most fiercely debated organization. (imdb)
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Morning (2013)
Five days in the life of an American couple immediately following the accidental death of their child. An every day story of tragedy, loss, acceptance, hope and renewal. 'Morning' follows the divergent paths of Mark (Leland Orser) and Alice Munroe (Jeanne Tripplehorn) as they circle each other in a heart-breaking pas-de-deux of grief before finally coming to grips with their shared loss.
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Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)
The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret Stuckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York. (imdb)
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The Details (2011)
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. (imdb)
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Sympathy for Delicious (2010)
A newly paralyzed DJ gets more than he bargained for when he seeks out the world of faith healing.
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The City of Your Final Destination (2010)
28-year-old Kansas University doctoral student Omar Razaghi wins a grant to write a biography of Latin American writer Jules Gund. Omar must get through to three people who were close to Gund--his brother, widow, and younger mistress--so he can get authorization to write the biography. (imdb)
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The Big C (2010)
The Big C (2010) - TV Series
A suburban mother faces her cancer diagnosis while trying to find humor and happiness as well. (imdb)
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John Adams (2008)
John Adams (2008) - TV Mini-Series
A seven-part biopic miniseries on second US President John Adams, and the story of the first fifty years of the United States.
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The Other Man (2008)
The story of a husband who suspects his wife of adultery, and sets out to track down the other man in her life. (imdb)
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The Nanny Diaries (2007)
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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The Savages (2007)
A sister (Linney) and brother (Hoffman) face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father. (imdb)
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Breach (2007)
Inspired by true events, Breach is a dramatic thriller set inside the halls of the FBI -- the gatekeeper of the nation's most sensitive and potentially volatile secrets. Following his success with the electrifying and acclaimed "Shattered Glass," co-writer/director Billy Ray explores more deeply the disillusionment and questionable moral mentorship of a young idealist. (Universal Pictures)
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The Hottest State (2007)
Days before his 21st birthday, William (Mark Webber), an actor, meets and quickly falls madly in love with Sara (Oscar nominee Catalina Sandino Moreno), a seductive yet elusive singer/songwriter. The film follows William from a Lower East Side tenement to a Mexican hotel room, to a snowbound weekend in Connecticut, and to a sweltering homecoming in the hottest state of all--Texas--in the pursuit of Sara. His stubborn and sweetly innocent quest to find someone who loves him as much as he loves her may not lead to happiness, but surely leads to newfound maturity. (THINKFilm)
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Driving Lessons (2006)
An intensely personal rites of passage story about the influence that an older actress has on an awkward young teenager, the son of a vicar, when he goes to work as her assistant. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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Armenian Genocide (2006)
Documentary about the systematical massacres of the Armenians in the 1915-1920 in the Ottoman Empire.
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Jindabyne (2006)
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 the river. Rather than return to the town immediately, they continue fishing and report their gruesome find days later. Stewart's wife Claire is the last to find out. Deeply disturbed by her husband's action, her faith in her relationship with Stewart is shaken to the core... (imdb)
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Man of the Year (2006)
What would happen if one of the nation's funniest men became its leading one? This film answers just that question in a comic tale of an entertainer's accidental rise to power. (Universal)
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The Squid and the Whale (2005)
Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980's. (imdb)
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The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
In an extremely rare decision, the Catholic Church officially recognized the demonic possession of a 19 year-old college freshman. The Exorcism of Emily Rose chronicles the haunting trial of the priest accused of negligence resulting in the death of the young girl believed to be possessed. Inspired by true events, the film stars Laura Linney as the lawyer who takes on the task of defending the priest (Wiklinson) who performed the controversial exorcism. (Sony)
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Mary Pickford (2005)
It was the golden age of silent film, and she was the world's most celebrated actress. Known as America's sweetheart, Mary Pickford was famous for playing darling girls and feisty young women in wildly popular films seen around the globe. Her love affair with Hollywood's leading man, Douglas Fairbanks, turned her into an icon of glamour and romance, the Hollywood dream come true. But, as Mary would learn in the most painful way, fame is fickle and life at the top is precarious. (Amazon.com)
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P.S. (2004)
The story of a thirtysomething given a second chance at first love. (Newmarket Films)
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Kinsey (2004)
This film turns the microscope on Alfred Kinsey (Neeson) in a portrait of a man driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. (Fox Searchlight)
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Love Actually (2003)
This ultimate romantic comedy weaves together a spectacular number of love affairs into one amazing story. (Universal Pictures)
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Mystic River (2003)
As the investigation of the death of a young woman tightens around three old friends, and ominous story unfolds that revolves around friendship, family and innocence lost too soon. (Warner Bros.)
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The Life of David Gale (2003)
David Gale (Spacey) is a man who has tried to live by his principles, but in a bizarre twist of fate, this devoted father, popular professor and respected death penalty opponent finds himself on Death Row for the rape and murder of a fellow activist (Linney). He decides to confide in a reporter (Winslet) who quickly realizes that a man's life is in her hands. (Universal Pictures)
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The Laramie Project (2002)
The true story of an American town in the wake of the murder of Matthew Shepherd.
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The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
A suspense-filled thriller about a man (Gere) driven to extremes to investigate the mysterious circumstances surrounding his wife's death -- and how they might be connected to the strange phenomena in a town four hundred miles away. (Screen Gems)
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Further Tales of the City (2001)
This third installment finds Mary Ann Singleton struggling to advance in her new career as a TV personality, while Michael Tolliver is playing the field after his break-up with Jon Fielding. After her divorce, Prue Giroux finds comfort in a mysterious stranger she meets in the park. Brian Hawkins is struggling with his job and his new monogamous relationship with Mary Ann, and DeDe Halcyon Day returns with a dangerous revelation that could be the scoop Mary Ann has been waiting for. (imdb)
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You Can Count On Me (2000)
A lot happens at once to Sammy, a single mom living in the Catskill town of her birth, where her parents died in a car crash when she was small. Her son Rudy, who's 8, begins imagining his unseen father as a hero; she picks up, sort of, with last year's boyfriend; she gets a new boss who imposes foolish rules; and, her wayward brother Terry arrives for a visit after months of no communication... (imdb)
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Maze (2000)
Lyle Maze, a sensitive and charming sculptor with Tourette Syndrome, falls in love with Callie, his best friend Mike's pregnant girlfriend while Mike is working in Africa. Upon Mike's return seven months later, all three must resolve complex issues of loyalty and responsibility in this uncommon love story. (Regent Entertainment)
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Love Letters (1999)
An ambitious U.S. Senator reflects back on his life after the death of a woman whom he loved and kept in contact with only through correspondence. The movie is told in flashbacks as the two first meet as children and begin their lifelong correspondence. (imdb)
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The Truman Show (1998)
Twenty-nine years ago, a baby boy was adopted by the OmniCam Corporation to become the subject of the most popular television show of all time. His name is Truman Burbank.
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Absolute Power (1997)
He was where he shouldn't have been, saw what he shouldn't have seen. But who'll believe the word of a career thief and ex-con when he says he saw a woman killed - and that the man responsible is the President of the United States?
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Primal Fear (1996)
Guilty? Innocent? Those questions aren't for Chicago attorney Martin Vail to decide. When Vail hears that a penniless altar boy is accused of murdering the local archbishop, he snaps up the case, eager for the media spotlight. Little does he know that it will uncover a viper's nest of corruption...
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Congo (1995)
Greed is bad, this simple morality tale cautions. A megalomaniacal C.E.O. sends his son into the dangerous African Congo on a quest for a source of diamonds (imdb)
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A Simple Twist of Fate (1994)
His life was emotionally closed off from the world, until an orphaned baby showed up at his house. (imdb)
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Dave (1993)
To avoid a potentially explosive scandal when the U.S. President goes into a coma, an affable temp agency owner with an uncanny resemblance, is put in his place.
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Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer. (imdb)
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Tales of the City (1993)
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The stories of several colorful characters living in San Francisco. Based on the book by Armistead Maupin (A Man I Dreamt Up). (imdb)
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Class of
Three West Point 1861 generation cadets and friends go on opposite sides after the breakout of The Civil War, with tragic consequences. A subplot involves Lucius, a Shelby Peyton's slave, who kills a slave trader and goes on the run. (imdb)
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Lorenzo
A boy develops a disease so rare that nobody is working on a cure, so his father decides to learn all about it and tackle the problem himself. (imdb)
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