Heike Makatsch made her screen debut in the 1996 German comedy film ‘Jailbirds’ directed by Detlev Buck. The film received positive reviews from critics. Following her debut, she went on to star in films like ‘Obsession’ (1997), ‘Am I Beautiful?’ (1998), ‘Love Your Neighbour!’ (1998), ‘Das Gelbe vom Ei’ (1999), ‘Aimée & Jaguar’ (1999), ‘Männer und andere Katastrophen’ (1999), Die Häupter meiner Lieben’ (1999), ‘Longitude’ (2000), ‘Gripsholm’ (2000), and ‘Late Night Shopping’ (2001). In 2002, she portrayed ‘Dr. Lisa Addison’ in the action-horror film ‘Resident Evil’ directed by Paul W. S. Anderson. While the film was largely panned by critics, it still managed to gross over $103 million on a $33 million budget. The following year, she starred in the German thriller film ‘Anatomy 2’ directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky. The film opened to a lukewarm critical reception and received a 29% approval score on Rotten Tomatoes. The same year also saw the release of the Christmas-themed romantic comedy-drama film ‘Love Actually’ where Makatsch portrayed ‘Mia.’ The film received mixed to positive reviews from critics and performed well at the box office, grossing over $246.8 million on a budget of $45 million.
She was next seen in films such as ‘Familie auf Bestellung’ (2004), ‘Margarete Steiff’ (2005), ‘Tara Road’ (2005), ‘Almost Heaven’ (2005), ‘Schwesterherz’ (2006), ‘Mrs. Ratcliffe's Revolution’ (2007), ‘Schade um das schöne Geld’ (2008), ‘The Door’ (2009), ‘Hilde’ (2009), ‘Tom Sawyer’ (2011), ‘Die Heimkehr’ (2012), ‘The Book Thief’ (2013), ‘Geography of the Heart’ (2014), ‘Teenosaurus Rex’ (2017), ‘The Most Beautiful Girl in the World’ (2018), ‘I've Never Been to New York’ (2019), and ‘God, You're Such a Prick’ (2020). She was last seen in the 2021 sci-fi crime drama television film ‘Zero’ where she played the role of ‘Cynthia Bonsant.’
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The Door is a science fiction thriller film which tells the story of a successful artist, whose life turns upside down, after his young daughter passes away and his wife leaves him. He soon discovers a mysterious doorway, and learns that it might help him travel back in time to change things. However, things might not exactly be what they seem.
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