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List of Amy Brenneman Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

2. Mother and Child (2009)
11
2
Mother and Child
R
11
2

The film revolves around the lives of three women, Karen, Elizabeth, and Lucy. Karen is a physical therapist who regrets giving up her daughter for adoption during her teenage years. Meanwhile, Elizabeth, who was adopted as a child, is now having a successful career as a lawyer, but she is unhappy with her personal life. The film also tells the story of Lucy and her husband, who decides to adopt, after failing to conceive.

Directed By:
Rodrigo García
3. Off the Map (2003)
11
2
Off the Map
PG-13
11
2
Role:
Adult Bo
Starring:
Sam Elliott, J.K. Simmons, Joan Allen, Valentina de Angelis
Directed By:
Campbell Scott
4. The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
13
2
The Jane Austen Book Club
PG-13
13
2

When Sylvia’s husband leaves her for younger woman, her friends Jocelyn and Bernadette, with Sylvia’s daughter Allegra, sci-fi fan Grigg, and French teacher Prudie, form a Jane Austen book club, to read and discuss one novel every month. As they delve deep in Austen’s classics, they find their life-courses interwoven with the narratives, which often offered wisdom and interpretations for their own trajectories.  

Role:
Sylvia
Directed By:
Robin Swicord
6. City of Angels (1998)
13
2
City of Angels
PG-13
13
2

Seth, an angel whose responsibility is to guide deceased souls to the afterlife, is conflicted when he becomes attracted to young heart surgeon, Maggie Rice, while waiting for a man undergoing heart surgery. He makes up his mind when he meets Nathaniel, who was once an angel but decided to become a mortal to gain human senses.

Directed By:
Brad Silberling
7. A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
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3
A Series of Unfortunate Events
PG
11
3

The dark comedy revolves around the three Baudelaire children, Klaus, Violet, and Sunny. After their house burns down mysteriously, killing their parents, they are placed in the foster care of Count Olaf. The children must find a way to survive a series of deadly events, planned by Olaf who wants to obtain the Baudelaire fortune.  

Directed By:
Brad Silberling
8. Words and Pictures (2013)
10
2
Words and Pictures
PG-13
10
2

Jack Marcus is a writer and poet who teaches advanced writing at a school. Although he is suffering from writer’s block and hasn’t produced any original content for some time, he is the publisher of the school’s literary magazine. He gets into an argument with a new art instructor named Dina, about whether pictures are more important or words.

Role:
Elspeth
Starring:
Clive Owen, Juliette Binoche, Bruce Davison, Navid Negahban
Directed By:
Fred Schepisi
9. Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000)
9
3
Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her
PG-13
9
3

This romantic drama film tells us five different stories which are loosely tied to one another. The stories revolves around five different women who are each dealing with problems of their own such as loneliness, longing and dissatisfaction.  

Role:
Detective Kathy Faber (segment "Love Waits For Kathy")
Directed By:
Rodrigo García
10. Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)
10
2
Your Friends & Neighbors
R
10
2

A black comedy based on three couples, Your Friends & Neighbors explores sexual power play between three men and three women from different social classes.

Role:
Mary
Starring:
Directed By:
Neil LaBute
11. The Face of Love (2013)
10
2
The Face of Love
PG-13
10
2

Nikki is a young widow who is still struggling with the death of her husband Garret who had died in a drowning accident. She visits an art gallery which she often frequented with her husband, and is shocked to see a man who looks just like Garret. She gets acquainted to him, but she chooses not to tell him about his resemblance to her late husband. They soon become lovers, but this upsets Tom, her neighbor, who had hoped to attract her interest after Garret passed away.

Starring:
Robin Williams, Annette Bening, Ed Harris, Linda Park, Jess Weixler
Directed By:
Arie Posin
12. Casper (1995)
12
2
Casper
PG
12
2

Based on the Harvey Comics cartoon character, Casper the Friendly Ghost, this poignant and heartwarming film tells the story of Casper who becomes a ghost after his untimely death. The film’s visual effects and music score are spectacular, and its success spawned numerous sequels. 

 

Starring:
Christina Ricci, Mel Gibson, Bill Pullman, Ben Stein, Rodney Dangerfield, Dan Aykroyd, Eric Idle
Directed By:
Brad Silberling
13. Fear (1996)
10
3
Fear
R
10
3

Fear is a 1996 psychological thriller film, which revolves around a teenage girl, Nicole Walker, who develops a liking for a handsome and charming man named David McCall. However, David has a darker side, about which she is completely unaware of, which eventually turns her love into fear. 

Role:
Laura Walker
Starring:
Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, Alyssa Milano, William Petersen
Directed By:
James Foley
14. Bye Bye Love (1995)
10
2
Bye Bye Love
PG-13
10
2

Bye Bye Love is a romantic comedy film which revolves around the lives and lifestyles of three divorced men living in the Los Angeles area. The film is shown from their perspectives, and it revolves around their relationships with their kids, their girlfriends, former wives, friends, etc.

Role:
Susan
Starring:
Randy Quaid, Eliza Dushku, Matthew Modine, Rob Reiner, Jack Black, Paul Reiser, Janeane Garofalo
Directed By:
Sam Weisman
15. 88 Minutes (2007)
10
3
88 Minutes
R
10
3

Forensic psychologist, Jack Gramm, was instrumental in the conviction and sentencing to death of serial killer Jon Forster. Nine years later, as the day of Forster’s execution approaches, copycat murders start happening and Gramm receives a call stating he has only 88 minutes to live. Gramm must find the copycat murderer before it’s too late. 

Role:
Shelly Barnes
Starring:
Stephen Moyer, Al Pacino, William Forsythe, Leelee Sobieski, Alicia Witt
Directed By:
Jon Avnet
16. Daylight (1996)
11
2
Daylight
PG-13
11
2

As a getaway car of robbers hits truck carrying explosives, the resulting blast in the underground New Jersey tunnel blocks both the exits. The disgraced ex-chief of Emergency Medical Services, Kit Latura, the only one with skill and experience required for such rescue, enters the tunnel in an attempt to bring the survivors out. Can he achieve it before the weakened tunnel collapses?

Role:
Madelyne Thompson
Starring:
Sylvester Stallone, Sage Stallone, Viggo Mortensen, Dan Hedaya, Jay O. Sanders
Directed By:
Rob Cohen
17. Downloading Nancy (2008)
9
2
Downloading Nancy
9
2
Role:
Carol
Starring:
Michael Nyqvist, Maria Bello, Jason Patric, Rufus Sewell
Directed By:
Johan Renck
18. Sweet Girl (2021)
8
2
Sweet Girl
16
8
2

After the loss of his wife, a devastated husband vows to bring justice to the CEO of a pharmaceutical company, whose greed is responsible for her death. Meanwhile, he also tries to protect his daughter: the only family he has left.

Role:
Diana Morgan
Starring:
Isabela Moner, Jason Momoa
19. The Suburbans (1999)
6
2
The Suburbans
R
6
2
Starring:
Jerry Stiller, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Bridgette Wilson, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller, Donal Lardner Ward, Tony Guma
Directed By:
Donal Lardner Ward
20. Lesser Prophets (1997)
8
3
Lesser Prophets
R
8
3
Role:
Annie
Starring:
Jimmy Smits, Michael Badalucco, Dayton Callie, Sybil Darrow
Directed By:
William DeVizia
21. Nevada (1997)
10
2
Nevada
R
10
2
Role:
Chrysty
Starring:
Gabrielle Anwar, Kirstie Alley, Bridgette Wilson, Dee Wallace, James Wilder
Directed By:
Gary Tieche
22. In the Shadows of the Rainbow (2016)
6
1
In the Shadows of the Rainbow
6
1
Starring:
Troian Bellisario, Dale Dickey, Sarah Bolger, Nana Ghana
Directed By:
Blaise Godbe Lipman

TV Movie(s)

1. Mary Cassatt: An American Impressionist (1999)
12
2
Mary Cassatt: An American Impressionist
12
2
Role:
Mary Cassatt
Starring:
Charlotte Sullivan, Emma Taylor-Isherwood, Jonathan Koensgen, Noah Shebib
Directed By:
Richard Mozer
2. ATF (1999)
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2
ATF
7
2
Role:
Agent Robin O'Brien
Starring:
Keith David, Kathy Baker, Vincent Angell, Michael O'Neill
Directed By:
Dean Parisot

Animation(s)

Robot Chicken (2001)
Robot Chicken
TV-MA
Starring:
Zac Efron, Zachary Levi, Tom Hiddleston, Sarah Wayne Callies, Jon Stewart, Brenda Song, Kristin Kreuk
Directed By:
Chris McKay, Zeb Wells, Kevin Shinick, Tom Sheppard, Matthew Senreich
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (1994)
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man
TV-PG
Starring:
George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Heather Locklear, Jim Cummings, Brendan Fraser, Bebe Neuwirth, Burt Reynolds, Jeremy Sisto
Directed By:
Jeff McGrath, Raymie Muzquiz, John Eng, Peter Avanzino, Norton Virgien

TV Shows and Videos

The Leftovers (2014)
The Leftovers
TV-MA
Role:
Laurie Garvey (28 episodes, 2014-2017)
Starring:
Margaret Qualley, Liv Tyler, Christopher Eccleston, Justin Theroux, Carrie Coon
Directed By:
Daniel Sackheim, Mimi Leder, Carl Franklin, Peter Berg, Keith Gordon
Veep (2012)
Veep
TV-MA
Starring:
Allison Janney, Patton Oswalt, Jean Smart, Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky
Directed By:
Beth McCarthy-Miller, Tristram Shapeero, David Mandel, Stephanie Laing, Brad Hall
The Daly Show (2011)
The Daly Show
Role:
Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2011)
Starring:
Chris Colfer, Valerie Bertinelli, Betty White, Jane Leeves, Tim Daly, Sam Daly
Directed By:
Ben Shelton
Frasier (1993)
Frasier
TV-PG
Starring:
James Spader, Halle Berry, Christine Baranski, Zooey Deschanel, Ray Liotta, Mel Brooks, Ann Cusack
Directed By:
David Lee, Kelsey Grammer, Pamela Fryman, James Burrows, Sheldon Epps
Jane the Virgin (2014)
Jane the Virgin
TV-PG
Starring:
Tyler Posey, Jane Seymour, Rita Moreno, Brooke Burke, Gina Rodriguez, Minka Kelly, Rosario Dawson
Directed By:
Melanie Mayron, Brad Silberling, Gina Lamar, Zetna Fuentes, Uta Briesewitz
Grey's Anatomy (2005)
Grey's Anatomy
TV-14
Starring:
Lee Majors, Holland Roden, Courtney Ford, Missi Pyle, Candice Patton, Taye Diggs, Katherine Heigl
Directed By:
Denzel Washington, Rob Corn, Chandra Wilson, Kevin McKidd, Debbie Allen
Reign (2013)
Reign
TV-14
Starring:
Adelaide Kane, Kathryn Prescott, Yael Grobglas, Megan Follows, Anna Popplewell, Rachel Skarsten
NYPD Blue (1993)
NYPD Blue
TV-14
Starring:
Leah Remini, Lyndsy Fonseca, Mike Vitar, Aaron Paul, Anthony Anderson, David Caruso, Terrence Howard
Directed By:
Mark Tinker, Michael M. Robin, Robert J. Doherty, Steven DePaul, Donna Deitch
Shining Girls (2022)
Shining Girls
A
Role:
Rachel
Starring:
Elisabeth Moss
Middle Ages (1992)
Middle Ages
Role:
Blanche (3 episodes, 1992)
Starring:
Diane Ladd, Barbara Harris, William Russ, James Gammon
Murder, She Wrote (1984)
Murder, She Wrote
Starring:
Audra Lindley, William Christopher, Len Cariou, Janet Leigh, Jonathan Brandis, Florence Henderson, Margot Kidder
Directed By:
Anthony Pullen Shaw, Walter Grauman, Vincent McEveety, Seymour Robbie, Jerry Jameson
Tell Me Your Secrets (2021)
Tell Me Your Secrets
TV-14
No Tomorrow (2016)
No Tomorrow
TV-PG
Starring:
Hana Mae Lee, Sarayu Blue, Jesse Rath, Joshua Sasse
Judging Amy (1999)
Judging Amy
Role:
Amy Gray (138 episodes, 1999-2005)
Starring:
Jane Lynch, Arielle Kebbel, Jim Parsons, William Devane, Tom Welling, Rosie O'Donnell, Marlee Matlin
Directed By:
James Hayman, James Frawley, Helen Shaver, Kevin Dowling, Andrew Robinson
Heartbeat (2016)
Heartbeat
TV-14
Starring:
Melissa George, Makenzie Vega, Don Hany, Shelley Conn, Dave Annable
Private Practice (2007)
Private Practice
Role:
Dr. Violet Turner (111 episodes, 2007-2013)
Starring:
Patrick Dempsey, Joel Grey, Alex Kingston, Tracee Ellis Ross, A. J. Langer, David Mazouz, Paula Malcomson
Directed By:
Mark Tinker, Tom Verica, Ann Kindberg, Bethany Rooney, Michael Zinberg