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List of Kim Basinger Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. L.A. Confidential (1997)
23
2
L.A. Confidential
TV-MA
23
2

Based on James Ellroy's 1990 bestselling novel, L.A. Confidential follows three LAPD officers—Bud White, Ed Exley and Jack Vincennes—as they go about investigating multiple murders at a downtown Los Angeles coffee shop, in the early 1950s, in their own individual way.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lynn Bracken
Director:
Curtis Hanson
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
2. The Natural (1984)
16
3
The Natural
PG
16
3

A struggling baseball team in the 1930s meet a legendary baseball player who appears out of nowhere and possesses almost supernatural skill. He joins their team, and they eventually soar to the top of the league. However, this new player’s identity is still a mystery. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Memo Paris
Director:
Barry Levinson
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
3. Batman (1989)
16
2
Batman
TV-14
16
2

Starring Michael Keaton in the eponymous role of DC Comics superhero, Batman, and Jack Nicholson as his nemesis, Joker, this film is the first in the Batman series. After falling into a vat of chemicals, Jack Napier a.k.a. Joker terrorizes Gotham City until Batman manages to save the day along with his love interest, reporter Vicki Vale, played by Kim Basinger.

As:
Cast
Role:
Vicki Vale
Director:
Genres:
Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
4. The Nice Guys (2016)
12
2
The Nice Guys
R
12
2

Holland March, a private detective is hired to investigate an apparent suicide. His investigation leads him to Amelia, who in turn hires another violent private investigator, Jackson Healy, to protect her. When more people turn up dead and Amelia herself goes missing, the two unwillingly join hands and unravel a huge conspiracy.

As:
Cast
Director:
Shane Black
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, Crime, Action, Mystery
5. 8 Mile (2002)
12
2
8 Mile
R
12
2

Containing autobiographical elements of Eminem’s life, the movie tells the story of white rapper Rabbit, as he tries to establish a career in the hip-hop genre, which mostly features African-American artists. The movie also features the Academy Award-winning song “Lose Yourself”. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Stephanie Smith
Director:
Curtis Hanson
Genres:
Music, Drama
Star Cast:
6. Never Say Never Again (1983)
15
2
Never Say Never Again
PG
15
2

Based on the 1961 James Bond novel Thunderball, this film tells the story of a SPECTRE Agent, who has stolen two nuclear warheads. It is up to the British spy James Bond to find them before they are detonated. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Domino Petachi
Director:
Irvin Kershner
Genres:
Thriller, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Sean Connery, Max von Sydow, Rowan Atkinson, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Barbara Carrera
7. The Burning Plain (2008)
12
2
The Burning Plain
R
12
2

The film shows the life of Sylvia who appears to live a confident life as the manager of a restaurant but hides the fact that she is depressed and suicidal. The film then takes us to the past, where a young girl Mariana, tries to figure out why her mother started having an affair.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Guillermo Arriaga
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Crime
Star Cast:
Jennifer Lawrence, Charlize Theron, John Corbett, José María Yazpik, Robin Tunney
8. Cellular (2004)
17
3
Cellular
PG-13
17
3

When schoolteacher, Jessica Martin, is abducted by a gang led by Ethan Greer, her only line of communication for help is a broken phone. She dials a random number and reaches Ryan. When Ryan realizes the truth he tries to locate Jessica and help her with the aid of Sergeant Bob Mooney. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jessica Martin
Director:
David R. Ellis
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Jason Statham, William H. Macy, Jessica Biel, Caroline Aaron, Brenda Ballard, Will Beinbrink
9. Mother Lode (1982)
10
2
Mother Lode
PG
10
2

Andrea Spalding hires Jean Dupre to search for her lost husband, George, in the wilderness of northern British Columbia. Once there, they encounter prospector Silas McGee and his brother Ian who are intent on protecting their silver mine. As they uncover the truth about George’s disappearance they find their lives threatened.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Andrea Spalding
Director:
Genres:
Mystery, Adventure, Thriller
Star Cast:
Charlton Heston, John Marley, Nick Mancuso, Dale Wilson
10. The Door in the Floor (2004)
11
3
The Door in the Floor
R
11
3

Set in an exclusive beach community, the film tells the story of Ted Cole, who is a writer and illustrator of children’s books. He lives with his young daughter Ruth and his wife Marion. Their lives have been unstable since their two sons died in a car crash. Due to her depression, Marion starts having an affair with Ted’s assistant.

As:
Cast
Role:
Marion Cole
Director:
Tod Williams
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jeff Bridges, Mimi Rogers, Elle Fanning, Larry Pine, Jon Foster
11. Hard Country (1981)
10
3
Hard Country
R
10
3

Kyle, a factory worker in a small Texas town, is not particularly ambitious. However, his girlfriend Jodie feels she should move to bigger city to achieve her goals. After meeting her friend Caroline, now a successful country singer, who has returned home for a visit, Jodie is even keener on accomplishing her big-city ambitions, but feels torn between her dreams and love. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jodie
Director:
David Greene
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Daryl Hannah, Michael Parks, Jan-Michael Vincent, Gailard Sartain
12. Charlie St. Cloud (2010)
10
2
Charlie St. Cloud
PG-13
10
2

Based on the novel The Death and Life of Charlie St Cloud, this film tells the story of Charlie, who loses his brother in a car crash which he survives. He receives a gift of seeing his dead brother and others whom he has lost. However, he falls in love with a girl, and when her life is at risk, he must choose between her and his brother. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Burr Steers
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Zac Efron, Donal Logue, Ray Liotta, Dave Franco, Charlie Tahan, Amanda Crew, Augustus Prew
13. Third Person (2013)
10
2
Third Person
R
10
2

Third Person is a romantic drama film which tells the story of a well-known novelist who struggles to write an analysis of love in one of three stories, set in three different cities, i.e. Rome, Paris and New York.

As:
Cast
Role:
Elaine
Director:
Paul Haggis
Genres:
Drama, Romance
14. Grudge Match (2013)
10
4
Grudge Match
PG-13
10
4

Back in 1980s, boxers Henry "Razor" Sharp and Billy "The Kid" McDonnen were fierce rivals until Razor suddenly announced his retirement, leaving a three match series unresolved, thus effectively ending their career. 30 years later, a boxing promoter approaches him to face Kid in one last bout and he grudgingly accepts the challenge. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Segal
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Sport
15. 4 Minute Mile (2014)
9
2
4 Minute Mile
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Claire Jacobs
Director:
Charles-Olivier Michaud
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Analeigh Tipton, Richard Jenkins, Cam Gigandet, Kelly Blatz
16. The Sentinel (2006)
12
2
The Sentinel
PG-13
12
2

A secret service agent gets framed for an assassination attempt on the President. Now, he must not only clear his name, but also foil another assassination attempt from taking place, while on the run from another agent.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Clark Johnson
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Eva Longoria, Kiefer Sutherland, Michael Douglas, Martin Donovan, Ritchie Coster
17. 9½ Weeks (1986)
16
2
9½ Weeks
R
16
2

John and Elizabeth meet only twice before they start dating. Soon their courtship turns into a sexual adventure with John pushing Elizabeth into more and more daring escapades. The film, based on an eponymous memoir by Ingeborg Day, depicts the effect of such eroticism on Elizabeth, who must now decide her future course of action. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Elizabeth
Director:
Adrian Lyne
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Mickey Rourke, Christine Baranski, Margaret Whitton, David Margulies
18. Blind Date (1987)
14
2
Blind Date
PG-13
14
2

Water is a young PR executive who goes on a blind date with Nadia. However, due to her wild behavior, the date turns out to be quite chaotic. Things turn even worse when it appears that her ex-lover is following them.

As:
Cast
Role:
Nadia Gates
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Bruce Willis, Phil Hartman, George Coe, John Larroquette, William Daniels
19. No Mercy (1986)
18
2
No Mercy
R
18
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Michel Duval
Director:
Richard Pearce
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
George Dzundza, Richard Gere, Jeroen Krabbé, Gary Basaraba
22. The Getaway (1994)
15
2
The Getaway
R
15
2

The Getaway is a crime drama action thriller film which tells the story of Carter McCoy and his wife Carol, who receive a task of breaking the nephew of a Mexican drug lord out of jail for a payment of $ 300,000. Although they manage to successfully carry out their task, they soon realize that the drug lord wanted his nephew out in order to kill him.

As:
Cast
Role:
Carol McCoy
Director:
Roger Donaldson
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama, Romance
25. I Dreamed of Africa (2000)
12
2
I Dreamed of Africa
PG-13
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kuki Gallmann
Director:
Hugh Hudson
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Adventure
Star Cast:
Eva Marie Saint, Daniel Craig, Vincent Perez, Liam Aiken, Garrett Strommen
26. The Marrying Man (1991)
10
3
The Marrying Man
R
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Vicki Anderson
Director:
Jerry Rees
Genres:
Comedy, Music, Romance
Star Cast:
Elisabeth Shue, Big John Studd, Alec Baldwin, Robert Loggia, Armand Assante
27. Nadine (1987)
13
3
Nadine
PG
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Nadine Hightower
Director:
Robert Benton
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jerry Stiller, Jeff Bridges, Rip Torn, Glenne Headly
28. The Man Who Loved Women (1983)
10
4
The Man Who Loved Women
R
10
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Louise Carr
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Burt Reynolds, Julie Andrews, Cynthia Sikes, Marilu Henner
29. People I Know (2002)
7
1
People I Know
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Victoria Gray
Director:
Daniel Algrant
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Ryan O'Neal, Al Pacino, Téa Leoni, Richard Schiff
30. The Real McCoy (1993)
8
2
The Real McCoy
PG-13
8
2

Karen McCoy, a former bank robber is released from prison, with nothing but the clothes on her back. Despite her criminal past, she now wishes to settle down and begin a new life. When her former boss contacts her and asks her to take part in a bank heist, she refuses. Therefore, they decide to kidnap her son to force her to carry out the heist.

As:
Cast
Role:
Karen McCoy
Director:
Russell Mulcahy
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Val Edward Kilmer, Val Kilmer, Terence Stamp, Gailard Sartain, Zach English
31. My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
11
2
My Stepmother Is an Alien
PG-13
11
2

When widower astrophysicist Steven Mills accidently sends out energy waves destroying a planet’s gravity, they send an attractive extraterrestrial, Celeste, to investigate and reverse the effects of his research. Instead, she finds herself enjoying her life with Steve and his daughter, Jesse. As she experiences emotions and feelings like love for the first time, Celeste is reluctant to return to her home-planet.

As:
Cast
Role:
Celeste Martin
Director:
Richard Benjamin
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy
33. Bless the Child (2000)
9
2
Bless the Child
R
9
2

Bless the Child is a crime drama horror film which revolves around a psychiatric nurse Maggie, who adopts her newborn niece, Cody, after she is abandoned by Jenna, Maggie’s sister who is a heroin addict. From an early age, Cody starts displaying special abilities. Things take a turn when Maggie learns that a Satanic cult is seeking to abduct Cody, to use her supernatural abilities.

As:
Cast
Role:
Maggie O'Connor
Director:
Chuck Russell
Genres:
Horror, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Christina Ricci, Jimmy Smits, Ian Holm, Angela Bettis, Rufus Sewell
34. The 11th Hour (2014)
7
1
The 11th Hour
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Maria
Director:
Anders Morgenthaler
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Peter Stormare, Sebastian Schipper, Jordan Prentice, Anouk Fischer
37. While She Was Out (2008)
9
1
While She Was Out
R
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Della
Director:
Susan Montford
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Lukas Haas, Craig Sheffer, Jamie Starr, Leonard Wu
38. Fifty Shades Darker (2017)
6
2
Fifty Shades Darker
R
6
2

Based on a novel of the same name, this 2017 erotic romantic drama film revolves around the life of Christian Grey, who starts getting nightmares after his partner Anastasia leaves him. As he tries to get her back into his life, her editor Jack Hyde, starts to create problems for him. 

As:
Cast
Director:
James Foley
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, Eric Johnson, Eloise Mumford, Bella Heathcote

TV Movie(s)

1. Dog and Cat (1977)
10
2
Dog and Cat
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Officer J.Z. Kane
Director:
Bob Kelljan
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Lou Antonio, Charles Cioffi, Richard Lynch, Matt Clark
2. Killjoy (1981)
12
2
Killjoy
PG
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Laury Medford
Director:
John Llewellyn Moxey
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Ann Wedgeworth, Robert Culp, John Rubinstein, Stephen Macht
3. The Ghost of Flight 401 (1978)
10
2
The Ghost of Flight 401
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Prissy Frasier
Director:
Steven Hilliard Stern
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Ernest Borgnine, Paul Frees, Gary Lockwood, Tina Chen
4. Katie: Portrait of a Centerfold (1978)
11
3
Katie: Portrait of a Centerfold
11
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Katie McEvera
Director:
Robert Greenwald
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Don Johnson, Vivian Blaine, Tab Hunter, Fabian
5. The Mermaid Chair (2006)
7
1
The Mermaid Chair
TV-PG
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jessie Sullivan
Director:
Steven Schachter
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Bruce Greenwood, Roberta Maxwell, Debra Mooney, Alex Carter
6. Warner Bros. Celebration of Tradition, June 2, 1990 (1990)
8
1
Warner Bros. Celebration of Tradition, June 2, 1990
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Host
Director:
Gary Halvorson, Terry Donohue
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:

Animation(s)

Cool World (1992)
Cool World
PG-13
Plot:

Jack is a cartoonist spending time in prison for murdering a man whom he found sleeping with his wife. During his sentence he creates a series of comics, but he soon finds himself in his comics’ universe, where he meets Holli Would, the character he created.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Holli Would
Director:
Ralph Bakshi
Genres:
Animation, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Brad Pitt, Gabriel Byrne, Michele Abrams, Deirdre O'Connell

TV Shows and Videos

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Playback (1995)
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Playback
As:
Cast
Role:
The Corpse (archiveFootage)
Director:
Julien Temple, Cameron Crowe, Jesse Dylan, Doug Dowdle
Genres:
Music, Documentary
Star Cast:
Gabrielle Anwar, Faye Dunaway, Johnny Depp, Tom Petty
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Mary Jane's Last Dance (1993)
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Mary Jane's Last Dance
As:
Cast
Role:
Corpse / Mary Jane
Director:
Keir McFarlane
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Tom Petty
From Here to Eternity (1980)
From Here to Eternity
As:
Cast
Role:
Lorene Rogers (11 episodes, 1980)
Director:
Ray Austin, Jeffrey Hayden, Harry Mastrogeorge, James D. Parriott, Rick Hauser
Genres:
Drama, Romance, War
Star Cast:
Don Johnson, William Devane, Roy Thinnes, Constance Ball
Dog and Cat (1977)
Dog and Cat
As:
Cast
Role:
Officer J.Z. Kane (6 episodes, 1977)
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Lou Antonio, Matt Clark, Dennis McMullen, Jenifer Shaw

Kim Basinger Awards

Academy Awards
L.A. Confidential Best Actress in a Supporting Role 1998
Golden Globe Awards
L.A. Confidential Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 1998