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List of Kate Winslet Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
R
93
12

The winner of the Academy award for best original screenplay, this science fiction romantic drama depicts the story of a couple–Joel and Clementine–who break up and resort to medical procedures to wipe out their own memories of each other. However, during the procedure Joel realises that he wants to save those memories.

Role:
Clementine Kruczynski
Starring:
Directed By:
Michel Gondry
2. Sense and Sensibility (1995)
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6
Sense and Sensibility
PG
44
6

Based on Jane Austen’s epic novel of the same name, Sense and Sensibility narrates the story of Mrs. Dashwood and her three daughters. After the demise of Mr. Dashwood, she has to leave the house to her stepson and begin a new life with her daughters in a small cottage. All ends well when her two daughters, Elinor, who symbolizes sense, and Maranne, who represents sensibility, find true love. 

Role:
Marianne Dashwood
Starring:
Alan Rickman, Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant, Hugh Laurie, James Fleet, Tom Wilkinson, Harriet Walter
Directed By:
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
3. The Holiday (2006)
60
8
The Holiday
PG-13
60
8

Iris, a society columnist in London, and Amanda, a movie trailer producer in Los Angeles, swap homes for two weeks to get away from their miserable personal lives. Amanda falls in love with Iris' widower brother Graham while living in her Surrey cottage; meanwhile Iris gains emotional support from legendary screenwriter Arthur and finds love with composer Miles.

Role:
Iris
Directed By:
Nancy Meyers
4. The Reader (2008)
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The Reader
R
89
12

In the 1950s Germany, a young Michael Berg has a passionate affair with a much older woman, Hanna Schmitz. The affair ends abruptly but years later, the two meet again. This time Michael is a law student while Hannah is defending herself for her activities as concentration camp guard. While attending the trials, he realises that she is holding back a secret that can help her.

Role:
Hanna Schmitz
Starring:
Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz, Lena Olin, David Kross, Jeanette Hain, Susanne Lothar
Directed By:
Stephen Daldry
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Leading Actress
5. Titanic (1997)
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Titanic
PG-13
150
28

James Cameron's epic retelling of the Titanic disaster is from the point-of-view of 100-year-old fictional character Rose, a passenger of the sunken ship along with her widowed mother and snob fiancé. She explains the back-story of the now-recovered erotic picture of her, sketched by her lover, wandering orphaned artist Jack, whom she had met on the ill-fated ship.

Role:
Rose Dewitt Bukater
Directed By:
6. A Little Chaos (2014)
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8
A Little Chaos
R
50
8

King Louis XIV of France assigns landscape architect André Le Nôtre to design a garden for his Versailles Palace. Overwhelmed by his workload, Le Nôtre hires a woman Sabine to assist him with the project. However, they soon fall for each other and get romantically involved.

Starring:
Matthias Schoenaerts, Stanley Tucci, Alan Rickman, Thomas Allam, Hope Hancock, Isabella Steinbarth, Hal Hewetson
Directed By:
8. The Dressmaker (2015)
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The Dressmaker
R
48
9

The Dressmaker is an Australian comedy-drama film, which revolves around a woman Myrtle, who was accused of murder when she was a child.  Years later, she returns to her small town in rural Australia, to seek revenge on the people who did her wrong. 

Role:
Tilly Dunnage
Starring:
Liam Hemsworth, Hugo Weaving, Judy Davis, Julia Blake
Directed By:
Jocelyn Moorhouse
9. Finding Neverland (2004)
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Finding Neverland
PG
26
8

It is a magical account of writer J.M. Barrie and the events of his life leading to his most famous work ‘Peter Pan’. Barrie forms a close platonic friendship with the recently widowed Sylvia Llewelyn Davies and becomes close to her four sons Peter, George, Jack, and Michael. They become his inspiration for ‘Peter Pan’. 

Role:
Sylvia Llewelyn Davies
Starring:
Directed By:
Marc Forster
10. Little Children (2006)
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Little Children
R
43
13

Sarah Pierce, a disillusioned stay-at-home mother,meets law student Brad Adamson, while taking their children to park. The two begin a relationship because of their respective unhappy marriages and lives which only leads to further complications. 

Role:
Sarah Pierce
Starring:
Jennifer Connelly, Patrick Wilson, Jackie Earle Haley, Noah Emmerich
Directed By:
Todd Field
11. The Life of David Gale (2003)
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4
The Life of David Gale
R
14
4

David Gale, an anti-capital punishment advocate, is charged with the brutal rape and murder of his fellow activist. Few days before his execution, he agrees to give an exclusive interview to an investigative reporter, Elizabeth Bloom, on certain terms. Meanwhile, she also receives evidence that might prove Gale’s innocence. Bloom needs to figure out the truth before it is too late.

Role:
Bitsey Bloom
Starring:
Kevin Spacey, Laura Linney, Alan Parker, Melissa McCarthy, Cleo King, Constance Jones
Directed By:
12. Quills (2000)
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Quills
R
16
6

The period drama fictionalizes the last years of 18th century’s infamous French writer Marquis de Sade who was imprisoned at Charenton Insane Asylum for titillating writing. Banished from writing, he takes help of laundress Madeline who smuggles his stories to printer. As his sexually explicit books continue getting published, a severely conformist doctor, known for tormenting punishments, is appointed to treat Marquis. 

Role:
Madeleine
Starring:
Stephen Moyer, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Caine, Geoffrey Rush, Billie Whitelaw
Directed By:
Philip Kaufman
13. Heavenly Creatures (1994)
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Heavenly Creatures
R
22
8

Quiet and brooding Pauline Parker forms a bond with bright and outspoken Juliet Hulme when her wealthy family relocates to Christchurch. They spend a lot of time together painting, writing stories etc, eventually creating a fantasy kingdom.  Trouble starts when worried by their intense friendship their families try to separate them.   

Role:
Juliet Hulme
Starring:
Melanie Lynskey, Peter Jackson, Sarah Peirse, Diana Kent
Directed By:
14. Steve Jobs (2015)
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5
Steve Jobs
R
13
5

This biographical film about Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs provides a behind-the-scene look at his life, starting with the launch of the first Macintosh in 1984. He struggles with accepting his daughter from his ex-girlfriend and is forced out of Apple, following which he launches NeXT Computer in 1988 and returns to Apple in 1998 to unveil the iMac.

Role:
Joanna Hoffman
Starring:
Michael Fassbender, Michael Stuhlbarg, Jeff Daniels, Seth Rogen
Directed By:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress
15. Labor Day (2013)
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Labor Day
PG-13
40
13

A depressed single mother and her son offer a ride to a wounded and fearsome man. However, they eventually come to know that he is an escaped convict, and think of ways to escape from him. 

Role:
Adele
Starring:
Josh Brolin, Tobey Maguire, Gattlin Griffith, Tom Lipinski
Directed By:
Jason Reitman
16. Revolutionary Road (2008)
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Revolutionary Road
R
42
15

Frank and April Wheeler appear completely happy and in love but Frank hates his job and April is frustrated with her failing ambition. They decide to move to Paris but April’s pregnancy and their affairs make things complicated. Ultimately, April dies while trying to perform a self-vaccum aspiration abortion and Frank is left a shell of a man.  

Role:
April Wheeler
Starring:
Kristen Connolly, David Harbour, Michael Shannon, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kathy Bates, Christopher Fitzgerald
Directed By:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
17. Iris (2001)
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3
Iris
R
9
3

Novelist Irish Murdoch meets John while teaching at the Oxford University. They fall for each other and soon decide to get married. Despite having a happy married life, their lives take a turn when Iris is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. 

Role:
Young Iris Murdoch
Starring:
Judi Dench, Hugh Bonneville, Jim Broadbent, Eleanor Bron
Directed By:
Richard Eyre
18. Jude (1996)
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3
Jude
R
10
3

Jude wishes to go to university, but instead, he finds himself trapped in a loveless marriage with a farmer’s daughter, and is forced to work as a stonemason. However, when he is left by his wife, he sees this as an opportunity to improve his life. He moves to the city, and begins an affair with Sue, his liberal cousin who is married.

Role:
Sue Bridehead
Starring:
David Tennant, Christopher Eccleston, Liam Cunningham, Rachel Griffiths, June Whitfield
Directed By:
Michael Winterbottom
19. Contagion (2011)
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Contagion
PG-13
18
7

When Beth Emhoff and her son Clark die because of unknown causes, it is just the beginning of deadly infection. It soon spreads and turns into a pandemic. As people panic, medical researchers and public health officials around the world continuously try to determine the cause of the disease and its cure.

Starring:
Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Laurence Fishburne, Marion Cotillard, Steven Soderbergh, Demetri Martin, Bryan Cranston
Directed By:
20. Collateral Beauty (2016)
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4
Collateral Beauty
PG-13
12
4

A successful executive retreats from life after his daughter’s death and writes letters to Love, Time and Death as if to find answer to his grief. His business partners use these letters to prove that he is unfit run the company, making him realize his folly and once that is done, it does not take him long to realize that even loss has a collateral beauty.   

Role:
Claire
Starring:
Will Smith, Keira Knightley, Edward Norton, Helen Mirren, Naomie Harris, Michael Peña
Directed By:
David Frankel
21. Divergent (2014)
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Divergent
PG-13
20
10

In a futuristic society where each adult must choose one of five factions for life, Tris Prior trains to join Dauntless, the faction of the brave, hiding that she is a Divergent who will not fit into any group. However, after uncovering a plot to kill all Divergents, she must use her divergence to save the world.

Starring:
Theo James, Shailene Woodley, Maggie Q, Ansel Elgort, Zoë Kravitz, Jai Courtney, Tony Goldwyn
Directed By:
Neil Burger
22. Blackbird (2020)
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3
Blackbird
R
7
3
Role:
Jennifer
Starring:
Mia Wasikowska, Rainn Wilson, Susan Sarandon, Sam Neill
23. Ammonite (2020)
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3
Ammonite
R
12
3

Mary Anning is an acclaimed fossil hunter whose is forced by circumstances to care for the wife of a rich visitor. They soon develop an intense bond that might change their lives forever.  

Role:
Mary Anning
24. Enigma (2001)
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3
Enigma
R
7
3

Enigma is a war thriller romance film which takes us to the time of the Second World War. The British authorities enlist the help of Tom Jericho, a young genius, to help them break an important code of the Nazis. Meanwhile, he needs to solve another mystery behind a woman whom he is in love with.    

Role:
Hester Wallace
Starring:
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Corin Redgrave, Dougray Scott, Saffron Burrows, Jeremy Northam
Directed By:
25. Romance & Cigarettes (2005)
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5
Romance & Cigarettes
R
12
5

Romance & Cigarettes is a musical romantic drama film which revolves around Nick Murder, a husband who finds himself drawn to another woman. Eventually, he is forced to make a choice between his wife and his mistress.   

Role:
Tula
Starring:
Amy Sedaris, Elaine Stritch, Aida Turturro, James Gandolfini, Mandy Moore, Bobby Cannavale, Eddie Izzard
Directed By:
John Turturro
26. Triple 9 (2016)
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5
Triple 9
R
8
5

The story focuses on a bunch of criminals and two corrupt corps working for a convicted Jewish-Russian mafia boss.  They have just completed a successful bank robbery and as told by their boss’s wife have retrieved a safe deposit box containing information that can overturn the conviction of their boss. However, the wife is not happy. 

Starring:
Gal Gadot, Norman Reedus, Casey Affleck, Michael K. Williams, Aaron Paul, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anthony Mackie
Directed By:
John Hillcoat
27. Insurgent (2015)
13
7
Insurgent
PG-13
13
7

The second installment in The Divergent Series, the movie finds Tris Prior, Four, the rest of the Divergents, and the Factionless going to war against Jeanine Matthews and the Dauntless faction. Eventually captured, Tris unlocks a box to reveal that the faction system was an experiment and that the world is waiting outside the walled city. 

Role:
Jeanine
Starring:
Rosa Salazar, Naomi Watts, Mekhi Phifer, Theo James, Shailene Woodley, Maggie Q, Ansel Elgort
Directed By:
Robert Schwentke
28. Wonder Wheel (2017)
7
5
Wonder Wheel
PG-13
7
5

Set in the 1950s, on Coney Island, Wonder Wheel revolves around four people whose lives entwine in the Coney Island amusement park. Mickey, a lifegurad who aspires to be a playwright; Ginny, a former actress who earns her living by working as a waitress; Humpty, Ginny's not so sophisticated husband; and Carolina, Humpty's long alienated daughter who is hiding in her father's apartment to save herself from gangsters.

Role:
Ginny
Starring:
Jim Belushi, Max Casella, Justin Timberlake, Juno Temple
Directed By:
29. Holy Smoke (1999)
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7
Holy Smoke
R
11
7

During a trip to India, Ruth Barron finds solace in the teachings of a guru who goes by the name Baba. She decides to stay in India, but her parents try their best to convince her to return home. She is eventually brought back to Australia, and her parents schedule a meeting for her with PJ Waters, an American counselor who helps people deprogram from religious cults. But PJ soon finds himself attracted to Ruth.

Role:
Ruth
Starring:
Pam Grier, Harvey Keitel, Julie Hamilton, Sophie Lee
Directed By:
Jane Campion
30. All the King's Men (2006)
7
4
All the King's Men
PG-13
7
4

Based on an award-winning novel of the same name, this political drama film revolves around the life of Willie Stark, an idealistic lawyer, who becomes the governor of Louisiana. However, as he rises to power, he also finds himself involved with corruption.

Role:
Anne Stanton
Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Sean Penn, Mark Ruffalo, James Gandolfini, Jude Law
Directed By:
Steven Zaillian
31. Carnage (2011)
13
8
Carnage
R
13
8

After 11-year-old Zachary has a fight with his classmate Ethan, his parents, Alan and Nancy Cowan, decide to meet and sort out the matter with Ethan's parents, Michael and Penelope Longstreet. However, the cordial meeting soon turns into a mudslinging fest as the parents begin to throw hurtful comments about each other's behavior and competency as parents.

Role:
Nancy Cowan
Starring:
Christoph Waltz, Jodie Foster, John C. Reilly, Elvis Polanski
Directed By:
32. Hideous Kinky (1998)
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9
Hideous Kinky
R
11
9
Role:
Julia
Starring:
Saïd Taghmaoui, Bella Riza, Carrie Mullan, Pierre Clémenti
Directed By:
Gillies MacKinnon
33. A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)
4
4
A Kid in King Arthur's Court
PG
4
4

A Kid in King Arthur’s Court is a fantasy comedy adventure film which tells the story of a teenager named Calvin Fuller, living in Southern California, who finds himself transported to the Middle Ages, after a violent earthquake. He meets the legendary wizard Merlin who recruits him for a mission to defeat the despicable Lord Belasco, a nobleman who is determined to seize the throne from King Arthur.

Role:
Princess Sarah
Starring:
Joss Ackland, Daniel Craig, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Art Malik, Paloma Baeza
Directed By:
Michael Gottlieb
34. Movie 43 (2013)
4
7
Movie 43
R
4
7

An unsuccessful screenwriter, pitches in shockingly outrageous story ideas to a studio executive in this anthology comprising fourteen interlinked short films. It is directed by twelve different directors and stars famous Hollywood names. 

Starring:
Uma Thurman, Richard Gere, Stephen Merchant, Dennis Quaid, Patrick Warburton, Liev Schreiber, Greg Kinnear
35. The Mountain Between Us (2017)
45
7
The Mountain Between Us
45
7
Role:
Alex Martin
Starring:
Dermot Mulroney, Idris Elba, Beau Bridges, Lucia Walters
Directed By:
Hany Abu-Assad
36. Anglo Saxon Attitudes (1992)
6
3
Anglo Saxon Attitudes
6
3
Starring:
Daniel Craig, Richard Johnson, Douglas Hodge, Elizabeth Spriggs, Dorothy Tutin
Directed By:
Diarmuid Lawrence
37. Plunge: The Movie (2003)
5
3
Plunge: The Movie
5
3
Role:
Clare
Starring:
Dugald Bruce-Lockhart, Charles Haydn, Alan McKenna, Tom Lovegrove
Directed By:
Max Newsom
38. Buttons (2016)
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0
Buttons
0
0
Starring:
Jane Seymour, Alivia Clark, Ioan Gruffudd, Katie McGrath, Jonathan Rayson
Directed By:
Tim Janis

Narrator/Dubbing

Le renard et l'enfant (2007)
13
6
Le renard et l'enfant
G
13
6
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Starring:
Bertille Noël-Bruneau, Isabelle Carré, Thomas Laliberté, Camille Lambert
Directed By:
Luc Jacquet
Black Beauty (2020)
11
6
Black Beauty
TV-PG
11
6

A wild horse named Black Beauty that was born in the American West is brought to Birtwick Stables. Black Beauty meets a vibrant teenager Jo Green. Jo and Beauty develop a bond that takes them through different adventures, chapters and challenges.

Role:
Black Beauty (voice)
Pride (2004)
6
4
Pride
6
4
Role:
Suki (voice)
Starring:
Sean Bean, John Hurt, Martin Freeman, Helen Mirren, Rupert Graves
Directed By:
John Downer

Animation Movies

War Game (2002)
7
3
War Game
7
3
Role:
Mum / Annie (voice)
Starring:
Iain Jones, Adam Godley, Tom Wesel, Colin McFarlane
Directed By:
Dave Unwin
Meari to majo no hana (2017)
9
4
Meari to majo no hana
9
4
Role:
Madam Mumblechook (voice)
Starring:
Hana Sugisaki, Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Yûki Amami, Fumiyo Kohinata
Directed By:
Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Flushed Away (2006)
27
14
Flushed Away
PG
27
14

The life of Roddy, a rat, is just perfect with luxuries all around him. So, when another rat Sid sends him into the sewers of London, it is too much for him to handle. As he struggles to get back to his comfortable life, he meets a scavenger rat Rita. Rita is pursued by Toad who is after her for a gem and also wants to wipe out all rats from the sewer.

Role:
Rita (voice)
Starring:
Jean Reno, Hugh Jackman, Andy Serkis, Ian McKellen, Miriam Margolyes, Bill Nighy
Directed By:
David Bowers, Sam Fell
Daisy Chain (2016)
6
3
Daisy Chain
6
3
Role:
Buttercup Bree (voice)
Directed By:
Galvin Scott Davis
Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001)
4
4
Christmas Carol: The Movie
PG
4
4
Role:
Belle (voice)
Starring:
Nicolas Cage, Rhys Ifans, Simon Callow, Jane Horrocks, Michael Gambon
Directed By:
Jimmy T. Murakami
Faeries (1999)
4
4
Faeries
G
4
4
Role:
Brigid (voice)
Starring:
Jeremy Irons, Dougray Scott, Michael Burrell, Charlotte Coleman
Directed By:
Gary Hurst

TV Shows

Mare of Easttown
34
6
Mare of Easttown
TV-MA
34
6
Role:
Mare Sheehan
Starring:
Evan Peters, Guy Pearce, Jean Smart
Extras
18
5
Extras
TV-MA
18
5
Starring:
Ronnie Corbett, Orlando Bloom, Ricky Gervais, Patrick Stewart, Stephen Fry, Ben Stiller, Rob Brydon
Mildred Pierce
12
3
Mildred Pierce
TV-MA
12
3
Role:
Mildred Pierce
Starring:
Evan Rachel Wood, Mare Winningham, Guy Pearce, Brían F. O'Byrne, Melissa Leo, James Le Gros
Directed By:
Todd Haynes
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Shrinks
7
2
Shrinks
7
2
Starring:
Pauline Black, Yvonne Bryceland, Diane Bull, Elizabeth Garvie
Directed By:
Colin Gregg
Dark Season
6
3
Dark Season
6
3
Role:
Reet
Starring:
Victoria Lambert, Ben Chandler, Brigit Forsyth, Grant Parsons
Directed By:
Colin Cant
Get Back
5
3
Get Back
5
3
Role:
Eleanor Sweet
Starring:
Ray Winstone, Carol Harrison, Larry Lamb, Michelle Cattini
Directed By:
Terry Kinane, Graeme Harper
Casualty
5
3
Casualty
5
3
Starring:
Alfred Molina, Minnie Driver, Charlie Heaton, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ed Westwick, Sue Perkins, Jenna Haze
Directed By:
Michael Owen Morris, Paul Murphy, Declan O'Dwyer, Alan Wareing, Julie Edwards

Special Appearance/Cameo

How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
10
5
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
R
10
5

On relocating to New York City after securing a job at the popular glossy magazine Sharps, British polemic journalist Sydney Young has a tough time, making blunders, being scorned by one and all until he learns to compromise. But one cannot live forever on a borrowed image and his true nature is soon revealed. 

Role:
Kate Winslet (uncredited)
Starring:
Brian Austin Green, Simon Pegg, James Corden, Toni Collette, Miriam Margolyes, Jeff Bridges, Megan Fox
Directed By:
Robert B. Weide

Kate Winslet Awards

Academy Awards
The Reader Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role 2009
Golden Globe Awards
Steve Jobs Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2016
Mildred Pierce Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 2012
Revolutionary Road Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama 2009
The Reader Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2009
Primetime Emmy Awards
Mildred Pierce Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie 2011
BAFTA Awards
Steve Jobs Best Supporting Actress 2016
The Reader Best Leading Actress 2009
Sense and Sensibility Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role 1996
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Spoken Word Album For Children 2000