Dianne Wiest Movies List: Best To Worst

Hannah and Her Sisters
PG-13

Hannah and Her Sisters

(1986)
As:
Cast
Role:
Holly
Director:
Woody Allen
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Caine, Mia Farrow, Woody Allen, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Carrie Fisher
Edward Scissorhands
TV-14

Edward Scissorhands

(1990)
As:
Cast
Role:
Peg
Director:
Tim Burton
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Drama
Star Cast:
Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Anthony Michael Hall, Kathy Baker
The Purple Rose of Cairo
PG

The Purple Rose of Cairo

(1985)
As:
Cast
Director:
Woody Allen
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Irving Metzman, Stephanie Farrow
I Am Sam
PG-13

I Am Sam

(2001)
As:
Cast
Role:
Annie
Director:
Jessie Nelson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Dakota Fanning, Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Loretta Devine
Radio Days
PG

Radio Days

(1987)
As:
Cast
Director:
Woody Allen
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Larry David, Mia Farrow, Woody Allen, Seth Green, Diane Keaton
Synecdoche, New York
R

Synecdoche, New York

(2008)
As:
Cast
Director:
Charlie Kaufman
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jennifer Jason Leigh, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Sadie Goldstein, Tom Noonan
Bullets Over Broadway
R

Bullets Over Broadway

(1994)
As:
Cast
Role:
Helen Sinclair
Director:
Woody Allen
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
John Cusack, Mary-Louise Parker, Chazz Palminteri, Edie Falco
The Lost Boys
R

The Lost Boys

(1987)
As:
Cast
Role:
Lucy
Director:
Joel Schumacher
Genres:
Comedy, Horror
Star Cast:
Corey Feldman, Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Barnard Hughes
The Birdcage
R

The Birdcage

(1996)
As:
Cast
Role:
Louise Keeley
Director:
Mike Nichols
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dan Futterman, Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane
Footloose
PG

Footloose

(1984)
As:
Cast
Role:
Vi Moore
Director:
Herbert Ross
Genres:
Drama, Music, Romance
Star Cast:
Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow, Lori Singer
Rabbit Hole
PG-13

Rabbit Hole

(2010)
As:
Cast
Role:
Nat
Director:
John Cameron Mitchell
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Aaron Eckhart, Nicole Kidman, Miles Teller, Tammy Blanchard
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R

Independence Day

(1983)
As:
Cast
Role:
Nancy Morgan
Director:
Robert Mandel
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
David Keith, Cliff De Young, Kathleen Quinlan, Frances Sternhagen, Dianne Wiest
Parenthood
PG-13

Parenthood

(1989)
As:
Cast
Role:
Helen
Director:
Ron Howard
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mary Steenburgen, Keanu Reeves, Jason Robards, Joaquin Phoenix
A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints
R

A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints

(2006)
As:
Cast
Role:
Flori
Director:
Dito Montiel
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Downey Jr., Melonie Diaz, Eric Roberts, Channing Tatum
Falling in Love
PG-13

Falling in Love

(1984)
As:
Cast
Director:
Ulu Grosbard
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, Harvey Keitel, Jane Kaczmarek, George Martin
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R

I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can

(1982)
As:
Cast
Role:
Julie Addison
Director:
Jack Hofsiss
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
John Lithgow, Geraldine Page, Nicol Williamson, Jill Clayburgh, Joe Pesci
Dan in Real Life
PG-13

Dan in Real Life

(2007)
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Hedges
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Steve Carell, Juliette Binoche, Emily Blunt, Dane Cook, Alison Pill
Dedication
R

Dedication

(2007)
As:
Cast
Director:
Justin Theroux
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Billy Crudup, Mandy Moore, Bob Balaban, Amy Sedaris, Tom Wilkinson
Little Man Tate
PG

Little Man Tate

(1991)
As:
Cast
Director:
Jodie Foster
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jodie Foster, Harry Connick Jr., Adam Hann-Byrd, Michael Shulman, Alex Lee
The Odd Life of Timothy Green
PG

The Odd Life of Timothy Green

(2012)
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Hedges
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, Odeya Rush, Shohreh Aghdashloo, CJ Adams
The Horse Whisperer
PG-13

The Horse Whisperer

(1998)
As:
Cast
Role:
Diane Booker
Director:
Robert Redford
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Western
Star Cast:
Robert Redford, Scarlett Johansson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sam Neill
September
PG

September

(1987)
As:
Cast
Role:
Stephanie
Director:
Woody Allen
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mia Farrow, Denholm Elliott, Elaine Stritch, Sam Waterston
Practical Magic
PG-13

Practical Magic

(1998)
As:
Cast
Role:
Aunt Jet
Director:
Griffin Dunne
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Star Cast:
Camilla Belle, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Evan Rachel Wood, Stockard Channing
The Big Year
PG

The Big Year

(2011)
As:
Cast
Director:
David Frankel
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Cleese, Jack Black, Zahf Paroo, Stacey Scowley, Michael Karl Richards
The Associate
PG-13

The Associate

(1996)
As:
Cast
Role:
Sally Dugan
Director:
Donald Petrie
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bebe Neuwirth, Tim Daly, Eli Wallach, Whoopi Goldberg
It's My Turn
R

It's My Turn

(1980)
As:
Cast
Director:
Claudia Weill
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Steven Hill, Beverly Garland, Jill Clayburgh, Michael Douglas, Charles Grodin
Sisters
R

Sisters

(2015)
As:
Cast
Director:
Jason Moore
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Maya Rudolph, Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Ike Barinholtz, James Brolin
Passengers
PG-13

Passengers

(2008)
As:
Cast
Role:
Toni
Director:
Rodrigo García
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Anne Hathaway, Patrick Wilson, Andre Braugher, David Morse
Bright Lights, Big City
R

Bright Lights, Big City

(1988)
As:
Cast
Director:
James Bridges
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kiefer Sutherland, Michael J. Fox, Phoebe Cates, Swoosie Kurtz, Frances Sternhagen
The Humbling
R

The Humbling

(2014)
As:
Cast
Director:
Barry Levinson
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Al Pacino, Kyra Sedgwick, Greta Gerwig, Dylan Baker, Charles Grodin
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PG-13

The Scout

(1994)
As:
Cast
Role:
Doctor H. Aaron
Director:
Michael Ritchie
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Sport
Star Cast:
Brendan Fraser, Albert Brooks, Lane Smith, Anne Twomey
Darling Companion
PG-13

Darling Companion

(2012)
As:
Cast
Role:
Penny
Director:
Lawrence Kasdan
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Elisabeth Moss, Diane Keaton, Richard Jenkins, Kevin Kline
Cops and Robbersons
PG

Cops and Robbersons

(1994)
As:
Cast
Role:
Helen Robberson
Director:
Michael Ritchie
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jack Palance, Chevy Chase, Robert Davi, David Barry Gray
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Not Afraid, Not Afraid

(2001)
As:
Cast
Director:
Annette Carducci
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Miriam Margolyes, Jack Davenport, Paul McGlinchey, Ciaran McMahon
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R

Merci Dr Rey!

(2002)
As:
Cast
Role:
Elisabeth Beaumont
Director:
Andrew Litvack
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jerry Hall, Jane Birkin, Bulle Ogier, Stanislas Merhar
Drunks
R

Drunks

(1995)
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Cohn
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sam Rockwell, Faye Dunaway, Calista Flockhart, Parker Posey, Amanda Plummer
Cookie
R

Cookie

(1989)
As:
Cast
Role:
Lenore
Director:
Susan Seidelman
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Peter Falk, Brenda Vaccaro, Adrian Pasdar, Jerry Lewis
Rage

Rage

(2009)
As:
Cast
Director:
Sally Potter
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Steve Buscemi, Simon Abkarian, Patrick J. Adams, Riz Ahmed, Bob Balaban
Five Nights in Maine

Five Nights in Maine

(2015)
As:
Cast
Director:
Maris Curran
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
David Oyelowo, Teyonah Parris, Rosie Perez, Hani Furstenberg, Neal Lerner

TV Movie(s)

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Zalmen: or, The Madness of God

(1975)
As:
Cast
Director:
Alan Schneider, Peter Levin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Joseph Wiseman, Robert Prosky, Leib Lensky, Richard Bauer
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The Wall

(1982)
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Markowitz
Genres:
Action, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Eli Wallach, Gerald Hiken, Rachel Roberts, James Cromwell, Tom Conti
The Face of Rage

The Face of Rage

(1983)
As:
Cast
Director:
Donald Wrye
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
George Dzundza, John Goodman, Jeffrey DeMunn, Danny Glover, Raymond J. Barry
Category 6: Day of Destruction
TV-PG

Category 6: Day of Destruction

(2004)
As:
Cast
Director:
Dick Lowry
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi, Action
Star Cast:
Thomas Gibson, Randy Quaid, Brian Markinson, Nancy McKeon, Chandra West
The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn
PG

The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn

(1999)
As:
Cast
Role:
Sarah McClellan
Director:
Gregg Champion
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mary-Louise Parker, Sidney Poitier, George Newbern, Roxzane T. Mims
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The Corrections

(2012)
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ewan McGregor, Greta Gerwig, Rhys Ifans, Dianne Wiest
The Blackwater Lightship
PG

The Blackwater Lightship

(2004)
As:
Cast
Role:
Lily
Director:
John Erman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Angela Lansbury, Sam Robards, Gina McKee, Keith McErlean

Animation(s)

Robots
PG

Robots (2005)

As:
Cast
Director:
Chris Wedge, Carlos Saldanha
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Animation, Family, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
James Earl Jones, Paula Abdul, Halle Berry, Lucille Bliss, Terry Bradshaw

TV Shows and Videos

Disneyland

Disneyland (1954)

As:
Cast
Director:
Hamilton Luske, Norman Tokar, Robert Stevenson, James Neilson, Jack Hannah
Genres:
Drama, Western, Biography, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Corey Feldman, Walt Disney, Andrea Barber, Keanu Reeves, Sean Connery
Road to Avonlea
PG

Road to Avonlea (1990)

As:
Cast
Director:
Harvey Frost, Allan King, Don McBrearty, Stuart Gillard, Stephen Surjik
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Romance, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Ryan Gosling, Zachary Bennett, Lally Cadeau, Mag Ruffman, Cedric Smith
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Theater Close-Up (2014)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
David Abeles, Curtis Billings, AJ Cedeno, Demosthenes Chrysan
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Great Performances (1971)

As:
Cast
Director:
Brian Large, David Horn, Kirk Browning, Gary Halvorson, Matthew Diamond
Genres:
Romance, Music, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo
In Treatment
TV-MA

In Treatment (2008)

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Gina Toll (17 episodes, 2008-2009)
Director:
Paris Barclay, Rodrigo García, Jim McKay, Melanie Mayron, Ryan Fleck
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Gabriel Byrne
The Blacklist
TV-14

The Blacklist (2013)

As:
Cast
Director:
Terrence O'Hara, David Platt, Vincent Misiano, Michael W. Watkins, Andrew McCarthy
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Harry Lennix, Megan Boone, Mary-Louise Parker, James Spader, Krysten Ritter
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
TV-14

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)

As:
Cast
Director:
David Platt, Peter Leto, Jean de Segonzac, Constantine Makris, Alex Chapple
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Anthony Anderson, Mariska Hargitay, Ice-T, Dann Florek, Richard Belzer
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Life in Pieces (2015)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jason Winer, Chad Lowe, Alisa Statman, Phil Traill, Ken Whittingham
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Brenda Song, Colin Hanks, Betsy Brandt, Thomas Sadoski, Zoe Lister-Jones
Law & Order
TV-14

Law & Order (1990)

As:
Cast
Director:
Constantine Makris, Edwin Sherin, Jace Alexander, David Platt, Richard Dobbs
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston, Jerry Orbach, Steven Hill
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
TV-14

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)

As:
Cast
Director:
Frank Prinzi, Jean de Segonzac, Steve Shill, Darnell Martin, Norberto Barba
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
David Cross, Kathryn Erbe, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance
The Return of Jezebel James

The Return of Jezebel James (2008)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Parker Posey, Scott Cohen, Lauren Ambrose, Haysha Deitsch