Reese Witherspoon Movies List: Best To Worst

Walk the Line
PG-13

Walk the Line

(2005)
As:
Cast
Role:
June Carter
Director:
James Mangold
Genres:
Drama, Music, Romance, Biography
Star Cast:
Ginnifer Goodwin, Joaquin Phoenix, Robert Patrick, Dallas Roberts
Gone Girl
R

Gone Girl

(2014)
As:
Producer
Director:
David Fincher
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, Carrie Coon
The Man in the Moon
PG-13

The Man in the Moon

(1991)
As:
Cast
Role:
Dani Trant
Director:
Robert Mulligan
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Sam Waterston, Jason London, Tess Harper, Gail Strickland
Wild
R

Wild

(2014)
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Cheryl
Director:
Jean-Marc Vallée
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Laura Dern, Michiel Huisman, Thomas Sadoski, Keene McRae
Just Like Heaven
PG-13

Just Like Heaven

(2005)
As:
Cast
Role:
Elizabeth
Director:
Mark Waters
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Donal Logue, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Shenkman, Dina Spybey-Waters
Mud
PG-13

Mud

(2012)
As:
Cast
Role:
Juniper
Director:
Jeff Nichols
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Matthew McConaughey, Sarah Paulson, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland
Freeway
R

Freeway

(1996)
As:
Cast
Role:
Vanessa Lutz
Director:
Matthew Bright
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Kiefer Sutherland, Paul Perri, Bokeem Woodbine, Brooke Shields
Sweet Home Alabama
PG-13

Sweet Home Alabama

(2002)
As:
Cast
Role:
Melanie Smooter
Director:
Andy Tennant
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dakota Fanning, Josh Lucas, Patrick Dempsey, Candice Bergen
Pleasantville
PG-13

Pleasantville

(1998)
As:
Cast
Role:
Jennifer
Director:
Gary Ross
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Walker, Tobey Maguire, William H. Macy, Joan Allen
The Good Lie
PG-13

The Good Lie

(2014)
As:
Cast
Role:
Carrie
Director:
Philippe Falardeau
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Corey Stoll, Arnold Oceng, Ger Duany, Emmanuel Jal
Legally Blonde
PG-13

Legally Blonde

(2001)
As:
Cast
Role:
Elle Woods
Director:
Robert Luketic
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Victor Garber, Matthew Davis
American Psycho
R

American Psycho

(2000)
As:
Cast
Role:
Evelyn Williams
Director:
Mary Harron
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Christian Bale, Chloë Sevigny, Josh Lucas, Justin Theroux, Willem Dafoe
Cruel Intentions
R

Cruel Intentions

(1999)
As:
Cast
Role:
Annette Hargrove
Director:
Roger Kumble
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Tara Reid, Selma Blair, Louise Fletcher, Ryan Phillippe
Election
R

Election

(1999)
As:
Cast
Role:
Tracy Flick
Director:
Alexander Payne
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Chris Klein, Matthew Broderick, Jessica Campbell, Mark Harelik
Water for Elephants
PG-13

Water for Elephants

(2011)
As:
Cast
Role:
Marlena
Director:
Francis Lawrence
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Pattinson, Christoph Waltz, Paul Schneider, Jim Norton
The Importance of Being Earnest
PG

The Importance of Being Earnest

(2002)
As:
Cast
Role:
Cecily
Director:
Oliver Parker
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Colin Firth, Rupert Everett, Frances O'Connor, Judi Dench
A Far Off Place
PG

A Far Off Place

(1993)
As:
Cast
Role:
Nonnie Parker
Director:
Mikael Salomon
Genres:
Drama, Family, Adventure, Romance
Star Cast:
Jack Thompson, Ethan Embry, Robert John Burke, Sarel Bok
This Means War
PG-13

This Means War

(2012)
As:
Cast
Role:
Lauren
Director:
McG
Genres:
Comedy, Action, Romance
Star Cast:
Chris Pine, Tom Hardy, Til Schweiger, Chelsea Handler
Rendition
R

Rendition

(2007)
As:
Cast
Role:
Isabella Fields El-Ibrahimi
Director:
Gavin Hood
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Alan Arkin, Jake Gyllenhaal, Meryl Streep, Peter Sarsgaard
Penelope
PG

Penelope

(2006)
As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Mark Palansky
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
Star Cast:
James McAvoy, Michael Feast, Richard E. Grant, Christina Ricci, Reese Witherspoon
Inherent Vice
R

Inherent Vice

(2014)
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Thomas Anderson
Genres:
Romance, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Comedy
Star Cast:
Benicio Del Toro, Maya Rudolph, Owen Wilson, Martin Short, Joaquin Phoenix
Jack the Bear
PG-13

Jack the Bear

(1993)
As:
Cast
Director:
Marshall Herskovitz
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Gary Sinise, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Art LaFleur, Danny DeVito, Reese Witherspoon
Fear
R

Fear

(1996)
As:
Cast
Role:
Nicole Walker
Director:
James Foley
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Mark Wahlberg, Alyssa Milano, William Petersen, Amy Brenneman
Twilight
R

Twilight

(1998)
As:
Cast
Role:
Mel Ames
Director:
Robert Benton
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
James Garner, Stockard Channing, Paul Newman, Susan Sarandon, Gene Hackman
Best Laid Plans
R

Best Laid Plans

(1999)
As:
Cast
Role:
Lissa
Director:
Mike Barker
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Alessandro Nivola, Josh Brolin, Gene Wolande, Jonathan McMurtry
Vanity Fair
PG-13

Vanity Fair

(2004)
As:
Cast
Role:
Becky Sharp
Director:
Mira Nair
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Pattinson, Gabriel Byrne, Angelica Mandy, Roger Lloyd Pack, Ruth Sheen
Four Christmases
PG-13

Four Christmases

(2008)
As:
Cast
Role:
Kate
Director:
Seth Gordon
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Vince Vaughn, Jon Voight, Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Reese Witherspoon
Devil's Knot

Devil's Knot

(2013)
As:
Cast
Role:
Pam Hobbs
Director:
Atom Egoyan
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Colin Firth, Alessandro Nivola, James Hamrick, Seth Meriwether
S.F.W.
R

S.F.W.

(1994)
As:
Cast
Role:
Wendy Pfister
Director:
Jefery Levy
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tobey Maguire, Jake Busey, Pamela Gidley, Stephen Dorff
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde
PG-13

Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde

(2003)
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Elle Woods
Director:
Charles Herman-Wurmfeld
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Regina King, Sally Field, Luke Wilson, Jennifer Coolidge, Bob Newhart
Hot Pursuit
PG-13

Hot Pursuit

(2015)
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Cooper
Director:
Anne Fletcher
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Michael Mosley, Sofía Vergara, Matthew Del Negro, Robert Kazinsky
Little Nicky
PG-13

Little Nicky

(2000)
As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Brill
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Harvey Keitel, Rhys Ifans, Quentin Tarantino, Dana Carvey, Adam Sandler
How Do You Know
PG-13

How Do You Know

(2010)
As:
Cast
Role:
Lisa
Director:
James L. Brooks
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Paul Rudd, Owen Wilson, Kathryn Hahn, Jack Nicholson, Reese Witherspoon
Lucy in the Sky
R

Lucy in the Sky

(2019)
As:
Producer
Director:
Noah Hawley
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Natalie Portman, Jon Hamm, Nick Offerman, Dan Stevens, Zazie Beetz
A Wrinkle in Time
PG

A Wrinkle in Time

(2018)
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Whatsit
Director:
Ava DuVernay
Genres:
Family, Fantasy, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Chris Pine, Mindy Kaling, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo
9 Kisses

9 Kisses

(2014)
As:
Cast
Director:
Elaine Constantine
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Steve Carell, Shailene Woodley, Julianne Moore, Patricia Arquette, Kristen Stewart
Home Again
PG-13

Home Again

(2017)
As:
Cast
Role:
Alice Kinney
Director:
Hallie Meyers-Shyer
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Sheen, Lake Bell, Nat Wolff, Pico Alexander

TV Movie(s)

Wildflower
PG-13

Wildflower

(1991)
As:
Cast
Role:
Ellie Perkins
Director:
Diane Keaton
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Patricia Arquette, Beau Bridges, William McNamara, Susan Blakely
Desperate Choices: To Save My Child

Desperate Choices: To Save My Child

(1992)
As:
Cast
Director:
Andy Tennant
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Joanna Kerns, Jeremy Sisto, Bruce McGill, Bruce Davison
The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards

The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards

(2014)
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself - Presenter
Director:
Chris Donovan
Star Cast:
Patton Oswalt, Matthew McConaughey, Lake Bell, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Animation(s)

The Simpsons
TV-14

The Simpsons (1989)

As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Kirkland, Steven Dean Moore, Bob Anderson, Matthew Nastuk, Jim Reardon
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Ben Stiller, Carmen Electra, Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner
Sing
PG

Sing (2016)

As:
Cast
Role:
Rosita
Director:
Garth Jennings, Christophe Lourdelet
Genres:
Musical, Family, Comedy, Animation, Music
Star Cast:
Seth MacFarlane, Wes Anderson, Matthew McConaughey, Scarlett Johansson
King of the Hill
TV-14

King of the Hill (1997)

As:
Cast
Director:
Wesley Archer, Klay Hall, Tricia Garcia, Kyoung Hee Lim, Adam Kuhlman
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Ben Stiller, Carmen Electra, Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy
Monsters vs. Aliens
PG

Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)

As:
Cast
Role:
Susan Murphy / Ginormica
Director:
Rob Letterman, Conrad Vernon
Genres:
Adventure, Animation, Family, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Kiefer Sutherland, Paul Rudd, John Krasinski, Rainn Wilson, Will Arnett
Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space
TV-PG

Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space (2009)

As:
Cast
Role:
Susan Murphy / Ginormica
Director:
Peter Ramsey
Genres:
Short, Comedy, Animation, Fantasy, Family, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Seth Rogen, Kiefer Sutherland, Hugh Laurie, Will Arnett, Reese Witherspoon
Gunter Babysits

Gunter Babysits (2017)

As:
Cast
Role:
Rosita
Director:
Eric Favela, Adrien Borzakian
Genres:
Short, Family, Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Nick Kroll, Nick Offerman, Oscar Jennings, Leo Jennings
The Trumpet of the Swan
G

The Trumpet of the Swan (2001)

As:
Cast
Role:
Serena
Director:
Richard Rich, Terry L. Noss
Genres:
Musical, Animation, Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Jason Alexander, Seth Green, Mary Steenburgen, Carol Burnett

TV Shows and Videos

Friends
TV-14

Friends (1994)

As:
Cast
Director:
Gary Halvorson, Kevin Bright, Michael Lembeck, James Burrows, Gail Mancuso
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow
Big Little Lies
TV-MA

Big Little Lies (2017)

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Madeline Martha Mackenzie
Director:
Andrea Arnold
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, Laura Dern, Shailene Woodley
Nature Is Speaking

Nature Is Speaking (2014)

As:
Cast
Director:
Eric Grunbaum, Scott Trattner
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Harrison Ford, Penélope Cruz, Edward Norton, Lupita Nyong'o, Robert Redford
The Morning Show
TV-MA

The Morning Show (2018)

As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Mimi Leder, Roxann Dawson, David Frankel
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jennifer Aniston, Billy Crudup, Martin Short, Steve Carell
The Muppets.
TV-PG

The Muppets. (2015)

As:
Cast
Director:
Randall Einhorn, Matt Sohn
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jason Bateman, Elizabeth Banks, Kristin Chenoweth, Dave Goelz, Eric Jacobson
The Mindy Project
TV-14

The Mindy Project (2012)

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Spiller, Michael Weaver, David Rogers, Marco Fargnoli, David Stassen
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kevin Smith, Missi Pyle, Julie Bowen, Ellie Kemper, Drea de Matteo
Return to Lonesome Dove

Return to Lonesome Dove (1993)

As:
Cast
Director:
Mike Robe
Genres:
Western, Drama
Star Cast:
Jon Voight, Oliver Reed, Ricky Schroder, Barbara Hershey
Monsters vs. Aliens
E10+

Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)

As:
Cast
Role:
Susan Murphy / Ginormica
Director:
Margaret Tang
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Family, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Seth Rogen, Will Arnett, James Horan, Rainn Wilson
Overnight Delivery
PG-13

Overnight Delivery (1998)

As:
Cast
Role:
Ivy Miller
Director:
Jason Bloom
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Paul Rudd, Christine Taylor, Sarah Silverman, Buffy Sedlachek
Four Christmases: Gag Reel

Four Christmases: Gag Reel (2009)

As:
Cast
Role:
Kate
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau, Reese Witherspoon
Freedom: A History of Us

Freedom: A History of Us (2003)

As:
Cast
Director:
Philip Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt, Nancy Steiner
Genres:
Documentary, History
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Katie Couric, Eric Foner, Philip Bosco, Tom Hanks
Legally Blondes
PG

Legally Blondes (2009)

As:
Producer
Director:
Savage Steve Holland
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Curtis Armstrong, Lisa Banes, Christopher Cousins, Brittany Curran, Milly Rosso