Parker Posey

Parker Posey

Date of Birth: 08 Nov 1968

Country: USA

Biography: Once dubbed "The Queen of Indies" by Time Magazine, Parker Posey has acquired a dedicated following thanks to great acting and a fearless choice of roles. She's a favorite of Christopher Guest's mockumentaries (our favorite: Best in Show's high strung Meg Swan) and also has done some supporting roles in blockbusters like Superman Returns

Total Credits at Criticker: 71 (Actor)

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    The Anniversary Party
    Taking place over the course of one night, The Anniversary Party is a serio-comic, sometimes scathing inspection of a group of friends gathered for a celebration that becomes a scorching dissection of a marriage on the brink. (Fine Line Features)
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    Best in Show
    The owners (and handlers) of five show dogs head for the Mayflower Kennel Club Dog Show. A film crew interviews them as they prepare for the trip, arrive at Philly's Taft Hotel, and compete. From Florida come the Flecks: she keeps running into old lovers. A wordless ancient in a wheelchair and his buxom trophy wife who may have a thing for the dog's handler own the two-time defending best in show, a poodle... (imdb)
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    Blade: Trinity
    Wesley Snipes returns as the iconic vampire hunter Blade in this third installment of the hit film series. (New Line Cinema)
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    Dazed and Confused
    It's the last day of school at a high school in a small town in Texas in 1976. The upperclassmen are hazing the incoming freshmen, and everyone is trying to get stoned, drunk, or laid, even the football players that signed a pledge not to. (imdb)
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    The Event
    Set in Manhattan's fashionable Chelsea district, amidst the neighborhood's large and varied gay population, The Event is an intricately structured inquiry into one man's death that becomes a celebration of his life. (ThinkFilm)
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    The House of Yes
    All Marty (Hamilton) wants is a normal life, but nothing goes as planned when his fiancée (Spelling) meets his far-from-normal family. (Miramax)
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    Josie and the Pussycats
    In this live-action comedy based on the Archie comic book, Josie (Cook), Melody (Reid) and Val (Dawson) are life-long friends from Riverdale determined to take their band out of the garage and into the stratosphere - while staying true to their own look, style and sound. (Universal Pictures)
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    Laws of Attraction
    High-powered New York divorce attorneys Daniel Rafferty (Brosnan) and Audrey Woods (Moore) have seen love gone wrong in all its worse case scenarios -- so how bad could their own chances be? (New Line Cinema)
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    A Mighty Wind
    Mockumentary captures the reunion of 1960s folk trio the Folksmen as they prepare for a show at The Town Hall to memorialize a recently deceased concert promoter. (imdb)
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    Personal Velocity
    A tale of three women who have reached a turning point in their lives. Delia is a spirited, working-class woman from a small town in New York who leaves her abusive husband and sets out on a journey to reclaim the power she has lost. Greta is a sharp, spunky editor who is rotten with ambition. To spite the hated infidel ways of her father, she has settled into a complacent relationship and is struggling (not too hard) with issues of fidelity to her kind but unexciting husband... (imdb)
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    Scream 3
    STAB 3: RETURN TO WOODSBORO is currently in production, and a killer is on the loose cutting corners cast wise. The murders draw a reporter, ex-cop, and young woman to the set of the movie inspired by their life. They soon find out that they are dealing with a trilogy, and in a trilogy...anything can happen. (imdb)
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    SubUrbia
    Five young losers spend their days and nights wasting their lives away, hanging out in parking lots and occasionally mentioning that they might want to make something of themselves... someday. On this particular night, they are visited by an old high school friend who has escaped their suburban town to become a pop star. (imdb)
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    The Sweetest Thing
    A romantic comedy without the sugar, The Sweetest Thing is a fresh twist on the search for love. (Columbia Pictures)
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    Waiting for Guffman
    A town of Blaine, Missouri is preparing for celebrations of its 150th anniversary. Corky St.Clair, an off-off-off-off-off-Broadway director is putting together an amateur theater show about the town's history, starring a local dentist, a couple of travel agents, a Dairy Queen waitress, and a car repairman. He invites a Broadway theater critic Mr. Guffman to see the opening night of the show.
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    You\
    This sweet romantic comedy reunites "Sleepless In Seattle" stars Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks. He's the owner of a bookstore chain; she's the woman he falls for online. Both are unaware that she runs the little shop his company is trying to shut down.
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    Coneheads
    An alien couple with cone-shaped heads (Dan Aykroyd and Jane Curtin) from the planet "Remulak" is mistakingly ditched on earth... (imdb)
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    Adam & Steve
    Inhabiting a post 9/11 New York, Adam & Steve follows the romantic trajectory of two people struggling to make love work in spite of overwhelming odds. (TLA Releasing)
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    The Doom Generation
    Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. (imdb)
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    Basquiat
    Basquiat tells the story of the meteoric rise of youthful artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. (imdb)
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    Clockwatchers
    Iris can best be described as a wallflower. She begins her first day as a temp for the nondescript Global... (imdb)
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    Amateur
    Isabelle is an ex-nun waiting for her special mission from God. In the meantime, she is making a living writing pornography... (imdb)
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    Superman Returns
    After a long visit to the lost remains of the planet Krypton, the Man of Steel returns to earth to become the peoples savior once again and reclaim the love of Lois Lane. (imdb)
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    The OH in Ohio
    Priscilla Chase (Posey), a young Cleveland woman, seems to have it all -- the perfect job, the perfect house, the perfect husband (Rudd) -- except for in bed, where sex has always left her a bit short of the finish line. When the problem drives her husband to leave her suddenly for one of his high school students (Barton), Priscilla's idyllic world is shattered. She sets out on a quest to become just as good at sex as she is at everything else in life... (imdb)
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    Dinner at Fred\
    Richard leaves his corporate office for a weekend at the country house of his fiancee, who is a daughter of his boss. On the way there he is forced to accept offer of lodging from local Fred and when he enters the house, the wacky family of Celia, her brother Dennis and their parents won't let him move on away from it... (imdb)
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    Kicking and Screaming
    Following graduation, a handful of college students do nothing and talk about it wittily. (imdb)
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    For Your Consideration
    Christopher Guest focuses his lens on Hollywood's obsession with awards in this straightforward narrative about the little indie that could and its fragile and frantic mob of actors, crewmembers, media figures, executives and various hangers-on. (Warner Independent Pictures)
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    Fay Grim
    A ten-years-later continuation of Hal Hartley's "Henry Fool", where Fay Grim (Posey) is coerced by a CIA agent (Goldblum) to try and locate notebooks that belonged to her fugitive ex-husband (Ryan). Published in them is information that could compromises the security of the U.S., causing Fay to first head to Paris to fetch them ... (imdb)
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    Broken English
    In a startling mature and nuanced performance, Parker Posey plays Nora Wilder, a thirty-something Manhattanite who is cynical about love and relationships, in this astute collaboration with first-time writer/director Zoe Cassavetes. (Magnolia Pictures)
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    Henry Fool
    Socially inept garbage man Simon is befriended by Henry Fool, a witty roguish, but talent-less novelist. Henry opens a magical world of literature to Simon who turns his hand to writing the 'great American poem'. As Simon begins his controversial ascent to the dizzying heights of Nobel Prize winning poet, Henry sinks to a life of drinking in low-life bars. The two friends fall out and lose touch until Henry's criminal past catches up with him. (imdb)
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    Mixed Nuts
    Philip runs a crisis hotline with Catherine and Mrs Munchnik. That's the easy part, now it gets tricky... (imdb)
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    The Eye
    Sydney, a young, blind violinist is given the chance to see for the first time since childhood through a miraculous corneal transplant. As Sydney adjusts to a dizzying new world of colors and shapes, she is haunted by frightening visions of death itself capturing the doomed and dragging them away from the world of the living. Terrorized and on the brink of insanity, Sydney must discover whose eyes she has inherited, and what secret visions they have held. (imdb)
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    Opera No. 1
    Opera No. 1 (1994) - Short Film
    Comedic satire written for Comedy Central
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    The Sisters of Mercy
    Parker Posey and Sabrina Lloyd are in an apartment, speaking typical Hartley dialogue back and forth in this shot on video fifteen minute film. (J. Magovern at Amazon.com)
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    The Daytrippers
    In this comic drama, a woman who finds reason to suspect her husband of infidelity brings along the whole family on a trip to the city to confront him. Family interaction ensues.
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    Party Girl
    After her house party gets busted, Mary has to turn to her librarian godmother for help. She gets roped into becoming a librarian herself, and learns more than she ever expected to, but she never stops partying.
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    Spring Breakdown
    Three women vacation together at a popular travel destination for college co-eds on spring break. (imdb)
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    Frisk
    A first person narrative of the exploits of a gay serial killer in deeply disturbing, controversial drama about violence, sexuality, and the imagination. Dennis, the main character, whose lead we follow on this path between what is real and what we can only hope is surreal. His friends attempt to determine if he's truly a psychopath. (imdb)
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    Frankenstein
    Frankenstein (2004) - TV Movie
    Detective Carson O'Conner (Parker Poisey) and her partner Detective Michael Sloane (Adam Goldberg) are investigating murders of a serial-killer that mutilates and removes the internal organs of the victims. When they meet the mysterious and macabre Deucalion (Vincent Perez), they are informed that Dr. Frankenstein is alive with a legion of followers, using the name of Dr. Victor Helios (Thomas Kretschmann). (imdb)
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    Happy Tears
    Two sisters, Jayne (Posey) and Laura (Moore), return home to deal with their ailing father Joe (Torn), only to face some surprising situations.
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    Final Combination
    After a series of murders in motel rooms are connected, a cop, Dickson, heads out on the trail to find a serial killer. He discovers that he signs the motel guest-books with the names of boxers, and hence gets a lead on him. However, when he just fails to catch up arrest him, the chase becomes personal. (imdb)
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    Description of a Struggle
    An experimental short drawn from Franz Kafka's novella of the same title.
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    Independent\
    A behind-the-scenes look at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival.
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    Inside Out
    An ex-con gets sucked back into a life of crime immediately after serving a 13-year prison sentence for manslaughter, and fights to protect the woman he loves and her young daughter from his dangerous former best friend. Back in the day, AJ (Triple H) would have done anything to protect his best friend, Jack (Michael Rapaport), a two-bit gangster and the son of Dr. Vic (Bruce Dern) -- the city's toughest crime boss. (allrovi.com)
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    Price Check
    PETE COZY is having trouble resolving a happy marriage and family life with rising debt and a job he hates. When his new boss, SUSAN, a human dynamo, shows up, Pete is pulled into the maelstrom that is her life and made to work harder than he ever has before. Suddenly, money and opportunities come his way, but at what price? (imdb)
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    Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay
    Shirley MacLaine pulls out all the stops as legendary cosmetics queen Mary Kay Ash. Mary Kay relates her rise to the top of the home-beauty industry to an inquiring reporter, never allowing an opportunity pass to emphasize how many doors she has opened for the working women of America. However, Mary Kay's predominance is threatened by a much younger (and shriller) rival, Jinger Heath, whose BeautiControl company takes an enormous bite out of Mary Kay's share of the market. (nytimes.com)
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    Hemingway & Gellhorn
    A drama centered on the romance between Ernest Hemingway and WWII correspondent Martha Gellhorn, Hemingway's inspiration for For Whom the Bell Tolls and the only woman who ever asked for a divorce from the writer. (imdb)
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    And Now a Word From Our Sponsor
    An advertising CEO wakes up in the hospital speaking only in ad slogans. (imdb)
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    Grace of Monaco
    The story of former Hollywood star Grace Kelly's crisis of marriage and identity, during a political dispute between Monaco's Prince Rainier III and France's Charles De Gaulle, and a looming French invasion of Monaco in the early 1960s. (imdb)
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    Ned Rifle
    Henry and Fay's son Ned sets out to find and kill his father for destroying his mother's life. But his aims are frustrated by the troublesome Susan, whose connection to Henry predates even his arrival in the lives of the Grim family. (imdb)
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    21 Years: Richard Linklater
    It's been said that the first 21 years defines the career of an artist. Few directors have single-handedly shaken up the film establishment like the godfather of indie, Richard Linklater. From the groundbreaking SLACKER to his innovative BOYHOOD, Linklater has just reached the 21-year mark and has unapologetically carved his signature into American pop culture. (imdb)
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    Irrational Man
    A tormented philosophy professor finds a will to live when he commits an existential act. (imdb)
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    Louie
    Louie (2010) - TV Series
    The life of Louis CK, a divorced comedian with two kids living in New York.
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    Genie on Hard Times with Parker Posey
    It's hard for genies to grant expensive wishes in this economy.
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    Café Society
    A young man arrives in Hollywood during the 1930s hoping to work in the film industry. There, he falls in love, and finds himself swept up in the vibrant café society that defined the spirit of the age. (imdb)
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    Mascots
    A look into the world of competitive mascots.
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    Columbus
    A Korean-born man finds himself stuck in Columbus, Indiana, where his architect father is in a coma. The man meets a young woman who wants to stay in Columbus with her mother, a recovering addict, instead of pursuing her own dreams. (imdb)
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    Lost in Space
    Lost in Space (2018) - TV Series
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    The Con Is On
    In an effort to avoid paying off a massive gambling debt to a notorious mobster in England, a couple flees to Los Angeles and hatch a jewel theft plot. (imdb)
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    The Architect
    When a couple sets out to build their dream house, they enlist the services of an uncompromising modernist architect, who proceeds to build his dream house instead of theirs. (imdb)
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    My Art
    A 65-year-old single artist living in New York City has a good life: a stable teaching job, successful friends, and a loyal, aging dog named Bing. As her dream of a respectable place in the art world becomes more elusive, her frustration with her lack of recognition feels alarmingly urgent.
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    Elsewhere
    Still mourning the death of his wife, Bruno is hopelessly attached to the seaside cottage they built together. When he's evicted by his soulless in-laws, Bruno vows to get it back at any price. (imdb)
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    The Booksellers
    A behind-the-scenes look at the New York rare book world.
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    HairBrained
    When 14-year old genius/outcast Eli Pettifog is rejected from Harvard, he ends up at Ivy League wannabe Whittman College. It's hate at first sight. At Whittman, Eli meets 41- year-old freshman Leo Searly. Leo, a gambler whose world has imploded, has dropped out of life to enroll in college. This odd duo becomes unlikely friends.
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    Sleep with Me
    In this comedy, the prospect of a future marriage shakes up the lives of three people. A relationship becomes a love triangle, and the drama touches everyone they know.
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    Tales of the City
    Tales of the City (1993) - TV Mini-Series
    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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    The Staircase
    The Staircase (2022) - TV Mini-Series
    Tells the story of Michael Peterson, a crime novelist accused of killing his wife Kathleen after she is found dead at the bottom of a staircase in their home, and the 16-year judicial battle that followed.
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    Beau Is Afraid
    Following the sudden death of his mother, a mild-mannered but anxiety-ridden man confronts his darkest fears as he embarks on an epic, Kafkaesque odyssey back home.
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    Drunks
    Two years of sobriety are more than enough to suit Jim (Richard Lewis), a recovering hophead and lifelong elbow-bender. At an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting in a dreary Times Square church cellar, his sponsor prods Jim to again recount his struggle with booze and smack -- which sends him out to find deliverance in his old demons. Meanwhile, his compatriots are left to continue with their tales of substance abuse and self-inflicted misery.
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    Tales of the Walking Dead
    An episodic anthology that will follow individual characters from The Walking Dead TV universe, both new and old. (imdb)
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    The Misadventures of Margaret
    A married author tries to stimulate her imagination for an erotic novel with hands-on research. (imdb)
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    Iris
    Iris (1993) - Short Film
    Parker Posey and Sabrina Lloyd star in an experimental short set to the titular song by the Breeders. (criterionchannel.com)
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