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List of Jennifer Beals Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Flashdance (1983)
69
13
Flashdance
R
69
13

Strong-willed teenager Alex Owens works as steel-mill welder during day and at night, performs as a dancer at a nightclub. The self-taught dancer aspires to become a professional ballerina and saves to join formal dance training. She has apprehensions about being accepted into the elite ‘Pittsburgh Conservatory of Dance and Repertory,’ but her boyfriend, steel-mill owner Nick Hurley, supports and encourages her.  

Role:
Alex Owens
Starring:
Cynthia Rhodes, Lilia Skala, Kyle T. Heffner, Michael Nouri, Sunny Johnson
Directed By:
3. Before I Fall (2017)
36
13
Before I Fall
PG-13
36
13

Samantha Kingston seems to have it all in her life, but her life changes instantly when she dies in a car crash. However, she wakes up to find herself reliving the same day over and over again.

Starring:
Zoey Deutch, Diego Boneta, Logan Miller, Halston Sage, Kian Lawley
Directed By:
Ry Russo-Young
4. Runaway Jury (2003)
39
17
Runaway Jury
PG-13
39
17

Gun manufacturer Vicksburg Firearms find themselves on trial. This pits corrupt jury consultant Rankin Fitch who uses all means to pick people sympathetic to the defense for jury duty against lawyer Wendell Rohr. But when juror, Nicholas Easter, and a mysterious woman Marlee reveal, they can sway the jury, things get complicated. 

Directed By:
Gary Fleder
5. The Book of Eli (2010)
100
45
The Book of Eli
R
100
45

The post-apocalyptic movie centers on Eli, a blind nomadic warrior who is instructed by a voice to deliver the last copy of the New King James Bible to a sanctuary. Traveling across a wasteland, of what was formerly the USA, he demonstrates mythical fighting skills against the warlord Carnegie and his army who wants the book for himself. 

Role:
Claudia
Directed By:
Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes
6. Joueuse (2009)
10
4
Joueuse
10
4
Role:
L'Américaine
Starring:
Kevin Kline, Sandrine Bonnaire, Francis Renaud, Valérie Lagrange
Directed By:
Caroline Bottaro
7. Four Rooms (1995)
39
18
Four Rooms
R
39
18

This black comedy anthology has four stories connected by Ted, the lone man on the front desk of the once famous Hollywood hotel, Mon Signor. On the New Year's Eve — the first night of his duty — his job gets exceedingly challenging as he has to assist a coven of witches, deal with a domestic fight with a gun wielding husband, baby sit two mischievous gangster children and judge a drunken bet.

Directed By:
8. Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)
15
6
Devil in a Blue Dress
R
15
6

Devil in a Blue Dress is a mystery drama film which tells the story of Easy Rawlins, a World War II veteran, who finds himself in need of a job after he is laid off from Champion Aircraft. He soon meets DeWitt Albright, a white man who has been looking for a woman, and he decides to hire Easy to find her.

Role:
Daphne Monet
Starring:
Don Cheadle, Denzel Washington, Tom Sizemore, Maury Chaykin
Directed By:
Carl Franklin
9. The Last Days of Disco (1998)
11
5
The Last Days of Disco
R
11
5

The Last Days of Disco is a romantic comedy drama musical film which tells the story of a group of friends who frequently meet each other at a disco palace. Meanwhile, they are trying to seek love, as well as do something that would give meaning to their lives.  

Starring:
Kate Beckinsale, Michael Weatherly, Chloë Sevigny, Robert Sean Leonard, Mackenzie Astin, Kate Beckinsale
Directed By:
Whit Stillman
10. Roger Dodger (2002)
19
10
Roger Dodger
R
19
10

This comedy drama film tells the story of an ad executive Roger, who is apparently quite successful with women. When his teen nephew visits him, he decides to show him how to pick up women, but soon he learns that his methods are not as foolproof as he thought.

Role:
Sophie
Directed By:
Dylan Kidd
11. Vampire's Kiss (1988)
15
8
Vampire's Kiss
R
15
8

Peter is a young man living in New York, whose life seems to revolve only around making a lot of money and sleeping with as many women as possible. When he takes home a beautiful woman named Rachel, she bites him on the neck, while they are in bed. Peter soon feels convinced that he has become a vampire.

Role:
Rachel
Starring:
Nicolas Cage, Maria Conchita Alonso, Elizabeth Ashley, Kasi Lemmons
Directed By:
Robert Bierman
12. The Anniversary Party (2001)
10
5
The Anniversary Party
R
10
5

The Anniversary Party is a comedy drama film which tells the story of Joe Therrian and Sally Nash, who are celebrating their sixth wedding anniversary. Joe is about to direct the screen adaptation of his most recent bestseller, but he has decided not to cast Sally as the lead actress, as he feels that she is now too old for the role. Things quickly begin to spiral out of control, after an unexpected gift arrives.

Starring:
Alan Cumming, Parker Posey, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kevin Kline, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Otis
13. Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)
9
4
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
R
9
4
Role:
Gertrude Benchley
Starring:
Stephen Baldwin, Rebecca Miller, Cyndi Lauper, Andrew McCarthy, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Matthew Broderick, Jon Favreau
Directed By:
Alan Rudolph
14. Full Out (2015)
10
4
Full Out
10
4
Role:
Coach Valorie Kondos-Field
Starring:
Ana Golja, Sarah Fisher, Asha Bromfield, Robbie Graham-Kuntz
Directed By:
Sean Cisterna
15. Manhattan Nocturne (2016)
11
6
Manhattan Nocturne
R
11
6

Tabloid writer Porter Wren is hired by a beautiful widow to investigate her husband's mysterious death. While Porter digs deep into the filmmaker's death mystery, he gets drawn into a very unpleasant case of blackmailing and sexual obsession - one that threatens his marriage, his job and his life.

Role:
Lisa Wren
Starring:
Adrien Brody, Linda Lavin, Yvonne Strahovski, Campbell Scott, Raul Aranas
Directed By:
Brian DeCubellis
16. The Search for One-eye Jimmy (1994)
6
4
The Search for One-eye Jimmy
R
6
4
Starring:
Aida Turturro, Anne Meara, Samuel L. Jackson, Steve Buscemi, Sam Rockwell, Holt McCallany, Michael Badalucco
Directed By:
Sam Henry Kass
17. The Bride (1985)
10
6
The Bride
PG-13
10
6
Role:
Eva
Starring:
Geraldine Page, Alexei Sayle, Clancy Brown, Sting, Anthony Higgins, David Rappaport
Directed By:
Franc Roddam
18. 13 Moons (2002)
5
4
13 Moons
R
5
4
Role:
Suzi
Starring:
Danny Trejo, Peter Dinklage, Peter Stormare, Sam Rockwell, Steve Buscemi, Elizabeth Bracco, Daryl Mitchell
Directed By:
Alexandre Rockwell
19. Catch That Kid (2004)
7
6
Catch That Kid
PG
7
6

In order to fund the medical operation for her dying father, an adventurous girl named Molly, along with her two companions, Gus and Austin, plan to rob money from a bank.

Role:
Molly
Starring:
Corbin Bleu, Kristen Stewart, Max Thieriot, Sam Robards
Directed By:
Bart Freundlich
20. After (2019)
16
14
After
PG-13
16
14

Tessa is a young woman who is beginning her freshman year in college. She soon develops a liking to a guy named Hardin, after sharing a kiss. They begin a relationship but things take an ugly turn when Tessa finds out that Hardin had only pursued her as a challenge.

Role:
Karen Gibson
Starring:
Selma Blair, Peter Gallagher, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Josephine Langford
Directed By:
Jenny Gage
21. The Grudge 2 (2006)
15
14
The Grudge 2
PG-13
15
14

The Grudge 2 was announced soon after the success of its predecessor in 2004. In this 2006 sequel, American social worker Karen's sister Aubrey arrives in Japan, taking the supernatural horror forward as she dodges the endless curse that continues to pass from one victim to the next.

Starring:
Sarah Michelle Gellar, Arielle Kebbel, Teresa Palmer, Amber Tamblyn, Takako Fuji
Directed By:
Takashi Shimizu
22. Wishful Thinking (1997)
6
4
Wishful Thinking
R
6
4
Role:
Elizabeth
Starring:
Jon Stewart, Drew Barrymore, Mel Gorham, Desiree Casado
Directed By:
Adam Park
23. Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying (1999)
4
4
Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying
R
4
4
Role:
Jessica
Starring:
Tom Berenger, Tom Kenny, Craig Sheffer, Jay Brazeau, Jeffrey Nordling
Directed By:
David Mackay
24. The Big House (2001)
10
3
The Big House
10
3
Role:
Lorraine Brewster
Starring:
Shawn Ashmore, Chris Potter, Sam Mandel, Jillian Berard
Directed By:
Lesli Linka Glatter
25. Let It Be Me (1995)
16
5
Let It Be Me
PG-13
16
5
Role:
Emily Taylor
Starring:
Patrick Stewart, Leslie Caron, Campbell Scott, Yancy Butler
Directed By:
Eleanor Bergstein
26. A House Divided (2000)
10
4
A House Divided
R
10
4
Role:
Amanda Dickson
Starring:
Sam Waterston, Tim Daly, LisaGay Hamilton, Shirley Douglas
Directed By:
John Kent Harrison
27. Out of Line (2001)
14
6
Out of Line
R
14
6
Role:
Parole Officer Jenny Capitanas
Starring:
Michael Moriarty, Christopher Judge, Holt McCallany, Rick Ravanello
Directed By:
Johanna Demetrakas
28. The Feast of All Saints (2001)
11
4
The Feast of All Saints
R
11
4
Role:
Dolly Rose
Starring:
Bianca Lawson, Ossie Davis, Ben Vereen, James Earl Jones, Pam Grier, Forest Whitaker, Robert Ri'chard
Directed By:
Peter Medak
29. The Twilight of the Golds (1996)
10
4
The Twilight of the Golds
PG-13
10
4
Role:
Suzanne Stein
Starring:
Faye Dunaway, Garry Marshall, Brendan Fraser, Rosie O'Donnell, Jack Klugman, Jill Bernstein, Mark Shunkey
Directed By:
Ross Kagan Marks
30. Westside (2013)
6
4
Westside
6
4
Role:
Lisa Carver
Starring:
Odette Annable, Bruce Greenwood, Lexi Ainsworth, Luke Bracey, Michael Graziadei
Directed By:
McG
31. Sons (1990)
6
4
Sons
6
4
Role:
Transvestite
Starring:
William Forsythe, Stéphane Audran, Elizabeth Bracco, Steve Axelrod
Directed By:
Alexandre Rockwell
32. Tinikling ou 'La madonne et le dragon' (1990)
8
4
Tinikling ou 'La madonne et le dragon'
8
4
Role:
Patty Meredith
Starring:
Patrick Bauchau, Luc Merenda, Behn Cervantes, Pilar Pilapil
Directed By:
Samuel Fuller
33. My Name Is Sarah (2007)
10
4
My Name Is Sarah
10
4
Role:
Sarah Winston
Starring:
Peter Outerbridge, Nolan Gerard Funk, Crystal Bublé, Sarah Edmondson
Directed By:
Paul A. Kaufman
34. Something More (1999)
6
4
Something More
R
6
4
Starring:
Tom Cavanagh, Chandra West, Michael A. Goorjian, David Lovgren
Directed By:
Rob W. King
35. Cop-Puter (2012)
7
4
Cop-Puter
7
4
Starring:
Alex Fernie, Joe Hartzler, Rene Gube, Luka Jones
Directed By:
Alex Fernie
36. Cinemanovels (2013)
9
6
Cinemanovels
R
9
6
Role:
Clementine
Starring:
Lauren Lee Smith, Ben Cotton, Sarah Grey, Katharine Isabelle
Directed By:
Terry Miles
37. A Wife's Nightmare (2014)
11
4
A Wife's Nightmare
TV-PG
11
4
Role:
Liz
Starring:
Katherine McNamara, Dylan Neal, Lola Tash, Spencer List
Directed By:
Vic Sarin
38. Terror Stalks the Class Reunion (1992)
6
4
Terror Stalks the Class Reunion
PG-13
6
4
Role:
Virginia
Starring:
Kate Nelligan, Geraint Wyn Davies, Werner Stocker, Manfred Lehmann
Directed By:
Clive Donner
39. Blood and Concrete (1991)
6
4
Blood and Concrete
R
6
4
Role:
Mona
Starring:
Billy Zane, James Le Gros, Darren McGavin, Mark Pellegrino
Directed By:
Jeffrey Reiner
40. The Night Before the Night Before Christmas (2010)
7
4
The Night Before the Night Before Christmas
TV-PG
7
4
Role:
Angela Fox
Starring:
Rick Roberts, Jordan Prentice, R.D. Reid, Gage Munroe
Directed By:
James Orr
41. White Orchid (2018)
6
4
White Orchid
6
4
Role:
Vivian
Starring:
Nichelle Nichols, Janina Gavankar, Brendan Sexton III, John Carroll Lynch
Directed By:
Steve Anderson
42. Indecency (1992)
4
4
Indecency
PG-13
4
4
Role:
Ellie Shaw
Starring:
Barbara Williams, James Remar, Sammi Davis, Christopher John Fields
Directed By:
Marisa Silver
43. Split Decisions (1988)
5
4
Split Decisions
R
5
4
Role:
Barbara Uribe
Starring:
Gene Hackman, Jeff Fahey, Craig Sheffer, John McLiam
Directed By:
David Drury
44. Desolation Sound (2005)
5
4
Desolation Sound
R
5
4
Role:
Elizabeth Storey
Starring:
Ed Begley Jr., Ian Tracey, Lothaire Bluteau, Emily Hirst, Helene Joy
Directed By:
Scott Weber
45. Troubled Waters (2006)
6
4
Troubled Waters
R
6
4
Role:
Special Agent Jennifer Beck
Starring:
Laura Vandervoort, Jonathan Goad, David Storch, Shauna Black, Stuart Hughes
Directed By:
John Stead
46. Break a Leg (2005)
6
4
Break a Leg
R
6
4
Starring:
Eric Roberts, Sandra Oh, Kevin Corrigan, Barry Primus, John Cassini
Directed By:
Monika Mitchell
47. After the Storm (2001)
4
4
After the Storm
R
4
4
Starring:
Benjamin Bratt, Armand Assante, Mili Avital, Barbara Andres
Directed By:
Guy Ferland
48. Widow Detective (2012)
4
4
Widow Detective
4
4
Role:
Lainey
Starring:
Paula Marshall, John Corbett, Natalie Martinez, Elyes Gabel
Directed By:
Davis Guggenheim
49. A Night for Dying Tigers (2010)
7
4
A Night for Dying Tigers
7
4
Role:
Melanie
Starring:
Gil Bellows, Kathleen Robertson, Leah Gibson, John Pyper-Ferguson
Directed By:
Terry Miles
50. They Shoot Divas, Don't They? (2002)
6
4
They Shoot Divas, Don't They?
6
4
Role:
Sloan McBride
Starring:
Felicia Day, Traci Lords, Molly Hagan, Keri Lynn Pratt, David Bowe
Directed By:
Jonathan Craven
51. Without Malice (2000)
4
4
Without Malice
4
4
Role:
Samantha Wilkes
Starring:
Corey Haim, Gabrielle Anwar, Craig Sheffer, Adam J. Harrington
Directed By:
Rob W. King
52. La partita (1988)
4
4
La partita
R
4
4
Role:
Lady Olivia Candioni
Starring:
Matthew Modine, Faye Dunaway, Ian Bannen, Corinne Cléry
Directed By:
Carlo Vanzina
53. The Spree (1998)
4
4
The Spree
R
4
4
Role:
Xinia Kelly
Starring:
Rita Moreno, Powers Boothe, John Cassini, Garry Chalk, Nathaniel DeVeaux
Directed By:
Tommy Lee Wallace
54. Dr. M (1990)
4
4
Dr. M
R
4
4
Role:
Sonja Vogler
Starring:
Andrew McCarthy, Alan Bates, Hanns Zischler, Jan Niklas, Benoît Régent
Directed By:
Claude Chabrol
55. Dead on Sight (1994)
3
4
Dead on Sight
R
3
4
Role:
Rebecca Darcy
Starring:
Daniel Baldwin, William H. Macy, Kent Williams, Kurtwood Smith
Directed By:
Ruben Preuss
56. Night Owl (1993)
5
6
Night Owl
5
6
Role:
Julia
Starring:
Louis Ferreira, James Wilder, Allison Hossack, Jackie Burroughs
Directed By:
Matthew Patrick
57. Le Grand Pardon II (1992)
3
4
Le Grand Pardon II
R
3
4
Starring:
Jill Clayburgh, Christopher Walken, Roger Hanin, Richard Berry, Gérard Darmon
Directed By:
Alexandre Arcady
58. Body and Soul (2000)
2
4
Body and Soul
R
2
4
Role:
Gina
Starring:
Rod Steiger, Joe Mantegna, Michael Chiklis, Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini
Directed By:
Sam Henry Kass
59. Militia (2000)
2
4
Militia
R
2
4
Role:
Julie Sanders
Starring:
Dean Cain, Stacy Keach, John Beck, Frederic Forrest, Dean Cain
Directed By:
Jim Wynorski

TV Shows

Frasier
25
5
Frasier
TV-PG
25
5
Starring:
James Spader, Sandra Dee, Aaron Eckhart, Phil McGraw, Jane Lynch, Brittany Murphy, Ted Danson
Directed By:
Castle
42
9
Castle
TV-14
42
9
Starring:
Stana Katic, Daniella Alonso, Candice Patton, Hilarie Burton, Rider Strong, Dominic Purcell, Meghan Markle
Directed By:
Rob Bowman, John Terlesky, Bill Roe, Bryan Spicer, Paul Holahan
Lie to Me
32
8
Lie to Me
TV-14
32
8
Starring:
Jonathan Banks, Tricia Helfer, David Harbour, Michael B. Jordan, Paula Malcomson, Noel Fisher, Miguel Ferrer
Directed By:
Nothing Sacred
8
2
Nothing Sacred
8
2
Starring:
Meagan Good, Audra Lindley, Ann Dowd, Kevin Anderson, Scott Michael Campbell
Directed By:
Joan Tewkesbury, John David Coles, Robert Allan Ackerman, Robert M. Young
Lauren
10
2
Lauren
10
2
Role:
Major Stone
Starring:
Troian Bellisario, Bradley Whitford
Directed By:
Jon Avnet, Lesli Linka Glatter
Law & Order
16
4
Law & Order
TV-14
16
4
Starring:
Abe Vigoda, Lara Flynn Boyle, Mariska Hargitay, Corey Stoll, Chevy Chase, Sarah Paulson, Kathleen Turner
Directed By:
The Outer Limits
10
3
The Outer Limits
TV-PG
10
3
Starring:
Len Cariou, Kirsten Dunst, James Marsden, Neil Patrick Harris, Ally Sheedy, Meat Loaf, Swoosie Kurtz
The Chicago Code
12
3
The Chicago Code
12
3
Role:
Teresa Colvin
Starring:
Jason Clarke, Tamlyn Tomita, Adam Arkin, Devin Kelley, Matt Lauria
Directed By:
Lesli Linka Glatter, Clark Johnson, Adam Arkin, Michael Offer
The L Word
18
4
The L Word
TV-MA
18
4
Role:
Bette Porter
Starring:
Snoop Dogg, Sarah Shahi, Jessica Capshaw, Lucy Lawless, Cobie Smulders, Alexandra Hedison, Melanie Lynskey
Directed By:
The Last Tycoon
11
3
The Last Tycoon
TV-MA
11
3
Starring:
Matt Bomer, Kelsey Grammer, Lily Collins, Iddo Goldberg, Dominique McElligott
Directed By:
Billy Ray, Scott Hornbacher
The Night Shift
12
3
The Night Shift
TV-14
12
3
Starring:
Melissa Gilbert, Karan Brar, Timothy Busfield, China Anne McClain, Trace Adkins, Missy Peregrym, Mark Consuelos
Motive
10
3
Motive
10
3
Starring:
Alexis Bledel, Jessica Lowndes, Victor Garber, Lauren Holly, Ally Sheedy, Missy Peregrym, Kristin Lehman
Directed By:
Andy Mikita, Sturla Gunnarsson, David Frazee, Stefan Pleszczynski, Charles Martin Smith
Swamp Thing
14
4
Swamp Thing
14
4
Role:
Lucilia Cable
Starring:
Crystal Reed, Adrienne Barbeau, Virginia Madsen, Derek Mears
Directed By:
Len Wiseman, Toa Fraser, Carol Banker
The L Word: Generation Q
12
3
The L Word: Generation Q
12
3
Role:
Bette Porter
Starring:
Leisha Hailey, Katherine Moennig, Sepideh Moafi , Arienne Mandi
Directed By:
Sarah Pia Anderson, Allison Liddi-Brown, Steph Green
Proof
11
3
Proof
11
3
Role:
Dr. Carolyn Tyler
Starring:
Edi Gathegi, Matthew Modine, Callum Blue, David Sutcliffe, Caroline Kaplan
Directed By:
Alex Graves
2000 Malibu Road
7
3
2000 Malibu Road
7
3
Role:
Perry Quinn
Starring:
Brittney Powell, Drew Barrymore, Lisa Hartman, Tuesday Knight, Brian Bloom
Directed By:
Taken
11
4
Taken
11
4
Role:
Christina Hart
Starring:
Adam Goldberg, Ayelet Zurer, Clive Standen, Gaius Charles, Brooklyn Sudano, Monique Gabriela Curnen
Directed By:
Romeo Tirone
The Mob Doctor
7
3
The Mob Doctor
7
3
Starring:
Timothy Busfield, William Forsythe, Zach Gilford, Zeljko Ivanek, James Carpinello
Directed By:
Michael Dinner, Adam Arkin, Ken Olin
The Hunger
6
3
The Hunger
TV-MA
6
3
Starring:
Daniel Craig, Anthony Michael Hall, Giovanni Ribisi, Lena Headey, Margot Kidder, Eric Roberts, Terence Stamp
Directed By:
The Prophecy II (1998)
5
4
The Prophecy II
R
5
4
Role:
Valerie Rosales
Starring:
Christopher Walken, Brittany Murphy, Eric Roberts, Russell Wong
Directed By:
Greg Spence

Animation Movies

The Thief and the Cobbler (1993)
15
6
The Thief and the Cobbler
G
15
6
Role:
Princess YumYum (Miramax version) (voice)
Starring:
Kenneth Williams, Toni Collette, Miriam Margolyes, Vincent Price, Joss Ackland, Donald Pleasence, Matthew Broderick
Directed By:
Richard Williams
UFO gakuen no himitsu (2015)
5
4
UFO gakuen no himitsu
PG
5
4
Role:
Inkar (voice)
Starring:
Tom Kenny, Ryôta Ôsaka, Asami Seto, Tetsuya Kakihara, Hisako Kanemoto
Directed By:
Isamu Imakake

Special Appearance/Cameo

My Bodyguard (1980)
11
4
My Bodyguard
PG
11
4

Clifford is a sensitive and well-to-do teen who joins a new school, after which he is targeted by Melvin Moody, the school bully. Tired of this harassment, he hires a tough kid named Ricky Linderman to be his bodyguard. However, their friendship doesn’t last long.

Role:
Clifford's Friend (uncredited)
Starring:
Matt Dillon, Adam Baldwin, Joan Cusack, Chris Makepeace, Paul Quandt
Directed By:
Tony Bill