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List of Kathleen Turner Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Body Heat (1981)
25
3
Body Heat
R
25
3

A cunning lawyer Ned Racine starts having an affair with Matty Walker, who is the wife of a wealthy businessman. Eventually he comes up with a plan to kill Matty’s husband, so that he and Matty can run away with all of his money. However, he soon finds himself in a treacherous situation.

As:
Cast
Role:
Matty Walker
Director:
Lawrence Kasdan
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Mickey Rourke, Ted Danson, William Hurt, Richard Crenna, J.A. Preston
2. Romancing the Stone (1984)
29
3
Romancing the Stone
PG
29
3

Romance novelist Joan Wilder finds herself in the middle of the Colombian jungle with a treasure map. She is supposed to give the map to smugglers as ransom for her sister Elaine. Brash mercenary, Jack T. Colton, agrees to help her. The two end up falling in love while trying to recover the treasure, a massive emerald. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Joan Wilder
Director:
Robert Zemeckis
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Michael Douglas, Danny DeVito, Alfonso Arau, Zack Norman
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
3. The War of the Roses (1989)
26
2
The War of the Roses
R
26
2

The War of the Roses is a romantic comedy film, revolving around a Washington lawyer and his wife, who decide to get divorced after a reasonably happy life.  However, they face a vicious divorce battle, while trying to divide the possessions. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Barbara Rose
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sean Astin, Michael Douglas, Danny DeVito, Marianne Sägebrecht
4. The Virgin Suicides (1999)
12
3
The Virgin Suicides
R
12
3

Set in 1970s, the film revolves around 5 teenaged Lisbon sisters growing up in Michigan’s upscale neighborhood. After the youngest sister Cecilia attempts suicide, their protective parents take the girls out of school and isolate them from the world. The film is narrated through the perspective of a group of neighborhood boys who are obsessed and intrigued by the mysterious sisters. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Lisbon
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama
5. Marley & Me (2008)
15
4
Marley & Me
PG
15
4

After moving to Florida and getting new jobs at competing newspapers, newlyweds John and Jenny Grogan decide to adopt a puppy named Marley, as they are not ready to have children yet. The puppy soon grows up into a huge, mischievous dog which continuously irritates its owners, but also manages to bring out the best in them.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ms. Kornblut
Director:
David Frankel
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Family
6. Serial Mom (1994)
17
2
Serial Mom
R
17
2

The satirical black comedy features a dedicated homemaker Beverly Sutphin, who leads a happy life with two teenaged children. But she insists on retaliating against any slight. The parking place-snatcher neighbor starts receiving obscene calls; the math teacher gets run over for criticizing her son. As homicides increase, police get wise on the killer and Beverly becomes media sensation as ‘Serial Mom.’ 

As:
Cast
Role:
Mom
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Comedy
7. The Man with Two Brains (1983)
14
3
The Man with Two Brains
R
14
3

The Man with Two Brains is a black comedy science fiction film which revolves around a brain surgeon whose life turns upside down when he gets married to a cunning and manipulative woman. Things get even more complicated when he falls in love with a talking brain.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dolores Benedict
Director:
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Steve Martin, James Cromwell, Sissy Spacek, Richard Brestoff, David Warner
8. Crimes of Passion (1984)
18
5
Crimes of Passion
R
18
5
As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Anthony Perkins, Bruce Davison, Gordon Hunt, Dan Gerrity
9. Prizzi's Honor (1985)
15
3
Prizzi's Honor
R
15
3

This black comedy romance film tells us the story of two assassins who are hired to kill each other.  However, things get complicated as they end up falling in love.

As:
Cast
Role:
Irene Walker
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Jack Nicholson, Stanley Tucci, William Hickey, Robert Loggia, John Randolph
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
10. The Accidental Tourist (1988)
13
3
The Accidental Tourist
PG
13
3

The Accidental Tourist is a romantic drama film which tells the story of a travel writer named Macon Leary, whose son passes away, which causes his marriage to crumble. Unable to deal with his loss, he becomes emotionally distant, but his life changes when he meets a quirky woman named Muriel.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Sarah
Director:
Lawrence Kasdan
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Bill Pullman, Ed Begley Jr., William Hurt, Geena Davis, David Ogden Stiers, Amy Wright
11. Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
20
2
Peggy Sue Got Married
PG-13
20
2

Peggy Sue attends a high school reunion after separating from her cheating husband. However, she faints during the reunion. When she wakes up, she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school, and gets a chance to relive her life, making different choices.

As:
Cast
Role:
Peggy Sue
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
12. The Jewel of the Nile (1985)
16
2
The Jewel of the Nile
PG
16
2

After traveling around for months in their yacht, adventurer Jack Colton and novelist Joan Wilder get tired of easy life. Joan decides to travel to a Middle Eastern country on Sheik Omar’s invitation, but is abducted on reaching there; so Jack, with friend Ralph, rushes to her rescue. They brave their way through adventures, but do they get the ‘Jewel of the Nile?’ 

As:
Cast
Role:
Joan
Director:
Lewis Teague
Genres:
Comedy, Action, Adventure, Romance
Star Cast:
Michael Douglas, Danny DeVito, Spiros Focás, Avner Eisenberg
13. House of Cards (1993)
14
2
House of Cards
PG-13
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ruth Matthews
Director:
Michael Lessac
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tommy Lee Jones, Esther Rolle, Shiloh Strong, Asha Menina
17. A Breed Apart (1984)
8
1
A Breed Apart
R
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Stella Clayton
Director:
Philippe Mora
Genres:
Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Donald Pleasence, Rutger Hauer, Powers Boothe, Brion James
18. Switching Channels (1988)
8
1
Switching Channels
PG
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Christy Colleran
Director:
Ted Kotcheff
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Burt Reynolds, Christopher Reeve, Henry Gibson, Ned Beatty
21. Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
9
3
Dumb and Dumber To
PG-13
9
3

Dumb and Dumber To is a sequel to Dumb and Dumber, which sees Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels reprise their roles as Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne who are good-natured but less than smart best friends. After a break of 20 years, the friends reunite and embark on a cross-country trip to meet Harry's daughter, who he has recently learned of.

As:
Cast
Director:
Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jeff Daniels, Bill Murray, Jim Carrey, Rob Riggle, Laurie Holden
23. A Simple Wish (1997)
9
3
A Simple Wish
PG
9
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Ritchie
Genres:
Family, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Martin Short, Teri Garr, Amanda Plummer, Francis Capra, Robert Pastorelli
24. V.I. Warshawski (1991)
14
4
V.I. Warshawski
TV-14
14
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Vic
Director:
Jeff Kanew
Genres:
Crime, Action, Comedy, Mystery
Star Cast:
Wayne Knight, Charles Durning, Nancy Paul, Jay O. Sanders
25. Nurse 3D (2013)
7
3
Nurse 3D
R
7
3

Abby Russell is a dedicated nurse, who is blindly trusted by most of her patients. However, at night, she turns into a serial killer, and murders men who cheat on their partners. However, things get complicated when she draws the suspicion of a young nurse named Danni.

As:
Cast
Director:
Douglas Aarniokoski
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
26. Baby Geniuses (1999)
4
3
Baby Geniuses
PG
4
3

Two wicked scientists, Dr. Elena Kinder and partner Dr. Heep, are surreptitiously working on babies to crack the code to secret baby-talk. Two-year-old Sylvester ‘Sly’ escapes from their lab and coincidentally meets his twin, Whit, who is later mistaken for Sly, and captured by Kinder’s guards. With other babies, Sly forms ‘Super Commando Rescue Squad’ to expose nefarious plans of the scientists. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Elena
Director:
Bob Clark
Genres:
Crime, Family, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kim Cattrall, Christopher Lloyd, Dom DeLuise, Peter MacNicol
27. Another Kind of Wedding (2017)
10
2
Another Kind of Wedding
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Barbara Haines
Director:
Pat Kiely
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Wallace Shawn, Kevin Zegers, Jessica Paré, Jessica Parker Kennedy
28. Emily & Tim (2015)
8
2
Emily & Tim
8
2
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Director:
Eric Weber, Sean Devaney
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kal Penn, Andre Braugher, Alexis Bledel, Cara Buono, Thomas Mann, Zosia Mamet
29. Julia and Julia (1987)
9
4
Julia and Julia
R
9
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Julia
Director:
Peter Del Monte
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Gabriel Byrne, Gabriele Ferzetti, Angela Goodwin, Sting
30. Prince of Central Park (2000)
7
2
Prince of Central Park
PG-13
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rebecca Cairn
Director:
John Leekley
Genres:
Action, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Harvey Keitel, Danny Aiello, Cathy Moriarty, Frankie Nasso
31. Love and Action in Chicago (1999)
8
1
Love and Action in Chicago
R
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Middleman
Director:
Dwayne Johnson-Cochran
Genres:
Romance, Thriller, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Courtney B. Vance, Jason Alexander, Ed Asner, Edward Asner, Regina King

TV Movie(s)

3. Cinderella (2000)
8
2
Cinderella
TV-PG
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Beeban Kidron
Genres:
Fantasy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Jane Birkin, Lucy Punch, David Warner, Sharon Maughan
4. Friends at Last (1995)
8
1
Friends at Last
8
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Fanny Connelyn
Director:
John David Coles
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sarah Paulson, Colm Feore, Julie Khaner, Megan Bouchard

Animation(s)

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
TV-14
Plot:

Set in a world where humans and cartoons co-exist, a toon superstar Roger Rabbit suspects his wife of having an affair with Marvin and hires private detective Eddie to investigate. However, Marvin is soon found murdered and Roger Rabbit becomes the prime suspect. It is now up to Eddie, a toon hater, to find the real culprit and save Roger Rabbit.

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Director:
Robert Zemeckis
Genres:
Adventure, Mystery, Fantasy, Comedy, Animation, Crime, Family
Star Cast:
Bob Hoskins, Jim Cummings, Mel Blanc, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer
Roller Coaster Rabbit (1990)
Roller Coaster Rabbit
PG
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Jessica Rabbit (voice)
Director:
Frank Marshall, Rob Minkoff
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Animation, Short
Star Cast:
Corey Burton, Frank Welker, April Winchell, Charles Fleischer
Tummy Trouble (1989)
Tummy Trouble
G
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Director:
Rob Minkoff
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Family, Adventure, Short
Star Cast:
Bob Hoskins, Corey Burton, April Winchell, Charles Fleischer, Lou Hirsch
Trail Mix-Up (1993)
Trail Mix-Up
G
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Jessica Rabbit (voice)
Director:
Barry Cook
Genres:
Animation, Family, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Corey Burton, Frank Welker, April Winchell, Charles Fleischer
The Best of Roger Rabbit (1996)
The Best of Roger Rabbit
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Jessica Rabbit (voice)
Director:
Rob Minkoff, Barry Cook
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Corey Burton, Frank Welker, April Winchell, Charles Fleischer
Monster House (2006)
Monster House
TV-PG
Plot:

A teenage, DJ Walters, along with his friends Chowder and Jenny try to tell others that the neighbourhood house of Mr. Nebbercracker is suspicious and everything that lands on the property is either confiscated by its elderly owner or consumed by the house. When they fail in their endeavour, they decide to destroy the heart of the house so as to kill it.

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Director:
Gil Kenan
Genres:
Adventure, Mystery, Fantasy, Animation, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Fred Willard, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Kevin James, Steve Buscemi, Ryan Newman, Mitchel Musso, Catherine O'Hara
Bad Baby (1997)
Bad Baby
TV-G
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Mom (voice)
Director:
Tom Burton
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Jim Belushi, Tress MacNeille, Rob Paulsen

TV Shows and Videos

Billy Ocean: When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going (1985)
Billy Ocean: When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going
As:
Cast
Role:
Kathleen Turner
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Michael Douglas, Danny DeVito, Billy Ocean
Air: Playground Love (2000)
Air: Playground Love
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Lisbon
Director:
Sofia Coppola, Roman Coppola
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Josh Hartnett, Sofia Coppola, Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett
National Geographic Kids: Creepy Creatures (2000)
National Geographic Kids: Creepy Creatures
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Clawdette the Black Cat (voice)
Director:
Cynthia Van Cleef
Genres:
Family, Short

Kathleen Turner Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Prizzi's Honor Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 1986
Romancing the Stone Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 1985