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List of Laura Dern Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Jurassic Park (1993)
81
16
Jurassic Park
PG-13
81
16

Dr Alan Grant and Dr. Ellie Sattler are amongst the group of expert invited by John Hammond to visit his theme park where cloned dinosaurs are the highlight. However, the tour goes wrong when a storms sets in and an employee shuts down the power leaving the man eating dinosaurs to roam around freely. Alan has to ensure a safe return for himself and Hammond’s two grandchildren.

Role:
Ellie
Directed By:
2. Fight for Your Right Revisited (2011)
10
3
Fight for Your Right Revisited
10
3

In this sequel, the story continues from where the events of ‘Fight for Your Right’ music video end. The Beasties get drunk in a liquor store, and create general chaos playing drunken antics on many Hollywood big-wigs. Then they run into ‘Beastie Boys from future’ who challenge them to a wild break-dance contest that necessitates intervention by cops….played by real Beastie Boys.

Directed By:
Adam Yauch
3. Marriage Story (2018)
31
8
Marriage Story
R
31
8

Marriage Story is a critically acclaimed and award-winning drama film which tells the story of a married couple, a successful stage director and an actress, who are going through a divorce. However, the divorce gets more and more complicated over time.  

Role:
Nora Fanshaw
Starring:
Directed By:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress
4. October Sky (1999)
17
5
October Sky
PG
17
5

The movie tells the story of Homer H. Hickam Jr., a coal miner’s son who beats all odds stacked against him to build rockets after being inspired by the launch of Sputnik 1. Despite having a disapproving father and hostile townspeople, Homer eventually earns his father’s support and goes on to become a NASA engineer. 

Role:
Miss Riley
Starring:
Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Chris Owen, William Lee Scott
Directed By:
Joe Johnston
6. The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
33
10
The Fault in Our Stars
PG-13
33
10

The movie, which is based on John Green’s novel of the same name, follows the journey of two teenagers, Hazel Grace Lancaster and Augustus Gus Waters – both cancer patients – who meet and fall in love with each other. The two also travel together to meet her favourite author, though it does not turn to be what she expected.

Role:
Frannie
Directed By:
Josh Boone
7. Blue Velvet (1986)
24
6
Blue Velvet
R
24
6

Named after Bobby Vinton’s song, Blue Velvet, is a neo-noir thriller by American filmmaker David Keith Lynch. It starts when a college student, who is in town visiting his ailing father, finds a human ear severed and thrown in a field. What follows, is his journey to try and uncover the mystery and getting involved with an enticing lounge singer.

Role:
Sandy Williams
Directed By:
8. A Season for Miracles (1999)
8
3
A Season for Miracles
G
8
3
Role:
Berry Thompson
Starring:
Carla Gugino, Lynn Redgrave, Patty Duke, Kathy Baker
Directed By:
Michael Pressman
9. I Am Sam (2001)
17
8
I Am Sam
PG-13
17
8

Sam Dawson is an intellectually disabled father raising his daughter Lucy with the help of a group of friends who also have disabilities. As Lucy grows up her intellectual superiority threatens their relationship. Things get more complicated when Lucy is placed in foster care but keeps coming back to her dad. 

Directed By:
Jessie Nelson
10. A Perfect World (1993)
13
4
A Perfect World
R
13
4

Two escaped prisoners, Butch and Pugh, stumble into a house belonging to eight year old Philip and needing a hostage, grab the boy. Later, Butch kills Pugh as he tries to harm Phillip and the two continue with their journey, quickly developing a loving relationship. Chasing them is Red Garnett, honorable Texas Ranger, who wants to catch Butch alive.        

Role:
Sally Gerber
Starring:
Kevin Costner, Clint Eastwood, T.J. Lowther, Keith Szarabajka
Directed By:
11. Recount (2008)
8
4
Recount
TV-MA
8
4
Role:
Katherine Harris
Starring:
Ed Begley Jr., Denis Leary, John Hurt, Kevin Spacey, Bob Balaban
Directed By:
Jay Roach
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
12. The Founder (2016)
16
7
The Founder
PG-13
16
7

The biopic follows Ray Kroc, an unsuccessful traveling salesman of Price Castle milkshake mixers. Ray, who has ample but unsatisfactory experience of inefficiently run drive-ins, learns about Richard and Maurice McDonalds’ popular San Bernardino walk-up restaurant. With quality and consistency of food-products, speedy service and family atmosphere, Ray recognizes a franchise potential and enters a contract - creating history with McDonald Empire.

Starring:
Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini, B.J. Novak
Directed By:
John Lee Hancock
13. Wild at Heart (1990)
16
5
Wild at Heart
R
16
5

Sailor Ripley, released from prison after killing in self-defense, breaks his parole to set out for California with girlfriend, Lula Fortune. Lula’s mother, Marietta, sends a private detective and a contract-killer after them to eliminate Sailor. While on the run in a bid to keep one step ahead of Marietta’s plotting, they encounter offensives, and fight through challenges that test their love.

Role:
Lula Fortune
Starring:
Nicolas Cage, Crispin Glover, Harry Dean Stanton, Willem Dafoe, Diane Ladd, Isabella Rossellini, J.E. Freeman
Directed By:
14. Mask (1985)
10
3
Mask
PG-13
10
3

Rocky is a teenager who is intelligent, but suffers from a serious facial deformity. He manages to outlive his life expectancy, and his mother tries to get him accepted in the public school system. He tries to fit in and live a normal life under the circumstances.

Starring:
Sam Elliott, Estelle Getty, Eric Stoltz, Richard Dysart, Cher
Directed By:
Peter Bogdanovich
15. The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005)
8
3
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio
PG-13
8
3

Evelyn is a stay-at-home wife and mother, whose husband is an alcoholic working a low-paying factory job. In order to deal with their poverty, and take care of their ten children, she enters jingle contests, under the names of children, in order to use the prize money to hold their family together.   

Role:
Dortha Schaefer
Starring:
Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson, Trevor Morgan, Ellary Porterfield
Directed By:
Jane Anderson
16. The Master (2012)
17
7
The Master
R
17
7

Having witnessed the horrors of WWII, Freddie Quell struggles to return to normal life and drifts from one job to another due to his alcoholism and violent nature. He is easily influenced by Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of the philosophical movement, The Cause, but his rise within the cult makes the other members worried.

Starring:
Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rami Malek, Amy Adams, Price Carson, Mike Howard
Directed By:
17. Wild (2014)
14
6
Wild
R
14
6

After the death of her mother, who had taken great pains to raise her and her brother, Cheryl Strayed finds herself sliding deep into drug addiction which breaks her marriage. To pull herself out of grief and addiction, Cheryl embarks alone on a 1000-miles Pacific Crest Trail hike. As she faces setbacks and hazards, it proves to be a journey of self-discovery. 

Role:
Bobbi
Starring:
Reese Witherspoon, Michiel Huisman, Thomas Sadoski, Keene McRae
Directed By:
Jean-Marc Vallée
18. 99 Homes (2014)
9
4
99 Homes
R
9
4

A construction worker named Dennis who is in need of money, has no other choice, but to accept a job with a ruthless real estate broker Rick Carver. Rick is the same person who evicted Dennis and his family from their home.

Starring:
Michael Shannon, Andrew Garfield, Randy Austin, Doug Griffin, Carl Palmer
Directed By:
Ramin Bahrani
19. Industrial Symphony No. 1: The Dream of the Brokenhearted (1990)
8
3
Industrial Symphony No. 1: The Dream of the Brokenhearted
8
3
Role:
Heartbroken Woman
Starring:
Nicolas Cage, Julee Cruise, Lisa Giobbi, Félix Blaska
Directed By:
20. Citizen Ruth (1996)
9
3
Citizen Ruth
R
9
3

Citizen Ruth is a comedy drama film which tells the story of Ruth, a poor, drug-addicted woman whose life gets complicated when she gets pregnant. A judge orders her to get an abortion, but a group of pro-life activists makes things more complicated for her, and she soon attracts national attention from those involved in the abortion debate.  

Role:
Ruth Stoops
Starring:
Kelly Preston, Tippi Hedren, Swoosie Kurtz, Diane Ladd, Burt Reynolds, Mary Kay Place
Directed By:
Alexander Payne
21. Trial by Fire (2018)
7
3
Trial by Fire
R
7
3
Role:
Elizabeth Gilbert
Starring:
Jeff Perry, Jack O'Connell, Emily Meade, Joshua Mikel
Directed By:
Edward Zwick
22. Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
43
20
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
PG-13
43
20

In Star Wars: The Last Jedi, we see the good guys, aka the Resistance, battle it out with the bad guys, also known as the First Order in epic style. Featuring recurring heroes like Han Solo and Princess Leia, this epic space opera is the third part of the Star Wars sequel trilogy.

Starring:
Carrie Fisher, Tom Hardy, Benicio Del Toro, Andy Serkis, Gwendoline Christie, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega
Directed By:
Rian Johnson
23. Inland Empire (2006)
12
4
Inland Empire
R
12
4

Inland Empire is a 2006 mystery drama film, revolving around an actress who begins to adopt the persona of her character in a film, and meanwhile, her world starts becoming nightmarish and surreal.  

Role:
Nikki Grace / Susan Blue
Starring:
David Lynch, William H. Macy, Naomi Watts, Nastassja Kinski, Jeremy Irons, Diane Ladd, Mary Steenburgen
Directed By:
24. The Three Wishes of Billy Grier (1984)
6
3
The Three Wishes of Billy Grier
6
3
Starring:
Jeffrey Tambor, Hal Holbrook, Season Hubley, Ralph Macchio
Directed By:
Corey Blechman
25. Focus (2001)
6
3
Focus
PG-13
6
3
Role:
Gertrude Hart
Starring:
Meat Loaf, William H. Macy, Kay Hawtrey, David Paymer
Directed By:
Neal Slavin
26. Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1982)
6
3
Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains
R
6
3
Role:
Jessica McNeil
Starring:
Diane Lane, Christine Lahti, Peter Donat, Marin Kanter
Directed By:
Lou Adler
27. When the Game Stands Tall (2014)
7
4
When the Game Stands Tall
PG
7
4

When the Game Stands Tall is a sports drama film which tells the story of Bob Ladouceur, a coach for the De La Salle Spartans. His career eventually begins a downward spiral because of his personal problems. Eventually the 151-game winning streak of his team comes to an end after they lose a game against Bellevue, Washington.

Role:
Bev Ladouceur
Starring:
Jim Caviezel, Matthew Daddario, Alexander Ludwig, Clancy Brown, Michael Chiklis
Directed By:
Thomas Carter
28. Rambling Rose (1991)
8
3
Rambling Rose
R
8
3

A story set in the Great Depression about a woman who is hired as a housemaid by a rich family. The woman runs into trouble with most men she encounters, who keep falling for her appearance and personality.

Role:
Rose
Starring:
Robert Duvall, Diane Ladd, Lukas Haas, John Heard
Directed By:
Martha Coolidge
29. Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)
6
3
Fat Man and Little Boy
PG-13
6
3

Fat Man and Little Boy is a historical drama film which is about the Manhattan Project, a secret wartime project in New Mexico commanded by General Leslie Groves, where the first atomic bombs were designed and built.

Role:
Kathleen Robinson
Starring:
Paul Newman, Bonnie Bedelia, John Cusack, Dwight Schultz
Directed By:
Roland Joffé
30. Smooth Talk (1985)
8
3
Smooth Talk
PG-13
8
3
Role:
Connie
Starring:
Levon Helm, Mary Kay Place, Treat Williams, Margaret Welsh
Directed By:
Joyce Chopra
31. Everything Must Go (2010)
8
5
Everything Must Go
R
8
5

Nick Halsey, a longtime salesman, loses his job when he shows up drunk too many times at work. The same day he also finds that his wife has dumped him, and she has left all his possessions on the front lawn of their house. In an attempt to start over, he starts holding a yard sale on his front lawn. 

Starring:
Will Ferrell, Rebecca Hall, Michael Peña, Christopher Jordan Wallace, Rosalie Michaels
Directed By:
Dan Rush
32. Lonely Hearts (2006)
7
4
Lonely Hearts
R
7
4

Based on the true events of the 1940s notorious ‘Lonely Hearts Killings.’ Conman Raymond Fernandez seduces rich single women through personal ads, swindling their money. After meeting alike con-artist Martha Beck, they travel as a team, luring women, leaving a trail of homicides across several states. Detectives Robinson and Hildebrandt tenaciously hunt down the psychopaths, who are finally sentenced to death in 1949. 

Starring:
Salma Hayek, Jared Leto, John Travolta, James Gandolfini, Bailee Madison, Dagmara Dominczyk, Scott Caan
Directed By:
Todd Robinson
33. Certain Women (2016)
6
4
Certain Women
R
6
4

This drama film tells us the story of an attorney Laura Wells, who is dealing with a disgruntled client, Fuller, who is unemployed due to his disability from a workplace incident. The second story is about Gina and Ryan, a married couple building their new home, and the final story is about a ranch hand Jamie, who develops a friendship with a young lawyer named Beth.

Role:
Laura
Starring:
Jared Harris, Kristen Stewart, James Le Gros, Ashlie Atkinson, Edelen McWilliams
Directed By:
Kelly Reichardt
34. We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
6
3
We Don't Live Here Anymore
R
6
3

This romantic drama film tells the story of two friends, Jack and Hank, who meet regularly for dinner, with their wives, but in reality, they are actually suffering from problems in their respective marriages. Jack and Hank soon realize that they are both in love with each other’s wives.

Role:
Terry Linden
Starring:
Mark Ruffalo, Peter Krause, Naomi Watts, Sam Charles
Directed By:
John Curran
35. Happy Endings (2005)
6
3
Happy Endings
R
6
3

Mamie had given up her only son for adoption as the father was Maime’s stepbrother. Ironically, she is now working as a counselor at an abortion clinic. However, her life takes a turn when one day, an aspiring filmmaker, tells her that he has information as well as proof of her son’s identity.

Starring:
Johnny Galecki, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Lisa Kudrow, Tom Arnold, Jason Ritter, Bobby Cannavale, Steve Coogan
Directed By:
Don Roos
36. Happy Endings (1983)
5
3
Happy Endings
5
3
Starring:
Oliver Clark, Lee Montgomery, Jill Schoelen, Sarah Navin
Directed By:
Jerry Thorpe
37. Teachers (1984)
5
3
Teachers
R
5
3

Alex Jurel is an idealistic high school teacher whose life turns upside down when he is sued by a former student, when it is revealed that an illiterate student had received a diploma. Things get even more complicated when the lawyer assigned to the case turns out to be one of his former students.

Starring:
Ralph Macchio, Nick Nolte, Lee Grant, Morgan Freeman, Crispin Glover, Allen Garfield
Directed By:
Arthur Hiller
38. Strings (2015)
5
3
Strings
R
5
3
Role:
Annie
Starring:
Maria Bello, Josh Duhamel, Lucas Till, Tom Everett Scott
Directed By:
Daniel Duran
39. Jurassic World Dominion (2022)
6
4
Jurassic World Dominion
UA
6
4

Four years after the volcanic eruption leading to the destruction of Isla Nublar, dinosaurs are roaming the Earth freely. This leads to several problems such as ecological disasters. Meanwhile, a group of people are trying to fight for the protection of the dinosaurs, and expose illegal dinosaur breeders.

Role:
Ellie Sattler
Starring:
Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Sam Neill, Jeff Goldblum
40. Year of the Dog (2007)
5
3
Year of the Dog
PG-13
5
3

Peggy is a timid secretary whose whole life revolves around her adorable little dog, Pencil. However, when the dog passes away all of a sudden, her life turns upside down. She soon transitions to veganism and becomes an animal rights activist and starts working to help animals.

Role:
Bret
Starring:
Molly Shannon, Regina King, Tom McCarthy, Josh Pais
Directed By:
Mike White
41. Foxes (1980)
5
3
Foxes
R
5
3
Starring:
Scott Baio, Randy Quaid, Adam Faith, Jodie Foster, Cherie Currie, Sally Kellerman
Directed By:
42. Jurassic Park III (2001)
21
14
Jurassic Park III
PG-13
21
14

To fund his research, Dr. Grant reluctantly agrees to give an aerial tour of Isla Sorna to an affluent couple. Little does he know that the couple actually intends to find their son who went missing on the island. Grant is once again amidst dangerous predators who are fiercer and smarter. Along with the rest, he must find a way to survive and get out of the island.

Starring:
Sam Neill, William H. Macy, Téa Leoni, Alessandro Nivola, Michael Jeter, Trevor Morgan
Directed By:
Joe Johnston
43. Novocaine (2001)
5
4
Novocaine
R
5
4

Novocaine is a black comedy thriller film which revolves around the life of Steve Martin, a prosperous dentist, who seems to be having a happy and content life. However, when a new patient steps into his life, he finds himself lost in a world of sex, drugs and murder. He realizes how little control he has over his world.

Role:
Jean Noble
Starring:
Helena Bonham Carter, Kevin Bacon, Keith David, Steve Martin, Chelcie Ross
Directed By:
David Atkins
44. Wilson (2017)
5
4
Wilson
R
5
4

Wilson is a comedy drama film which tells the story of a lonely and a neurotic middle-aged man who reunites with his estranged wife after a long time. He learns that he has a teen daughter.

Starring:
Cheryl Hines, Judy Greer, Woody Harrelson, Brett Gelman, Shaun Brown, Sandy Oian-Thomas, James Robert Miller
Directed By:
Craig Johnson
45. Downsizing (2017)
10
7
Downsizing
10
7

Paul Safranek, and his wife, Audrey, decide to take part in a process where scientists shrink people down to miniature size, to live in small communities. Although the procedure is irreversible, the people are able to live a life of wealth and leisure as it helps cut down on the consumption of resources. However, Paul eventually learns that his tiny suburb comes with its own set of problems. 

Starring:
Christoph Waltz, Neil Patrick Harris, Udo Kier, Kristen Wiig, Matt Damon, Jason Sudeikis, Brigette Lundy-Paine
Directed By:
Alexander Payne
46. Daddy and Them (2001)
4
3
Daddy and Them
R
4
3
Role:
Ruby Montgomery
Starring:
Billy Bob Thornton, Jim Varney, Andy Griffith, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ben Affleck, Diane Ladd, Kelly Preston
Directed By:
47. Little Fockers (2010)
9
8
Little Fockers
PG-13
9
8

In this last film in the Meet the Parents series, Greg and Pam are leading a contented life with their twins when Jack Byrnes shows up and appoints his son in law as the successor of the Byrnes family. However, despite his move, Jack is still doubtful of Greg. His suspicion is enhanced when he sees Greg with the beautiful Andi Garcia.

Starring:
Kevin Hart, Robert De Niro, Ben Stiller, Jessica Alba, Owen Wilson, Nick Kroll, Dustin Hoffman
Directed By:
Paul Weitz
48. Tenderness (2009)
4
4
Tenderness
R
4
4

Lori is an unhappy teen girl, living with her single mother, who is frustrated due to receiving too much sexual attention from men, including her boss at a retail store and Gary, the man dating her mother. She develops an unlikely friendship with Eric, an eighteen year old boy who had killed his parents, shortly after he is released from the juvenile detention facility.

Role:
Aunt Teresa
Starring:
Russell Crowe, Jon Foster, Alexis Dziena, Sophie Traub
Directed By:
John Polson
49. JT Leroy (2018)
4
3
JT Leroy
R
4
3
Role:
Laura Albert
Starring:
Diane Kruger, Courtney Love, Kristen Stewart
50. Dr. T & the Women (2000)
4
4
Dr. T & the Women
R
4
4

Dr Sullivan Travis is a wealthy gynecologist whose life gets complicated when all the important women close to him, start experiencing troubles that also start affecting him in ways he never expected.

Role:
Peggy
Starring:
Richard Gere, Farrah Fawcett, Tara Reid, Sarah Shahi, Helen Hunt, Kate Hudson, Liv Tyler
Directed By:
51. Grizzly II: The Concert (1983)
1
4
Grizzly II: The Concert
PG-13
1
4

Reacting to the slaughter of Grizzly bears by poachers, a giant Grizzly bear goes on a bloody rampage at a rock concert held at the Yellowstone National Park. 

Starring:
Louise Fletcher, John Rhys-Davies, Charlie Sheen, George Clooney, Steve Inwood, Deborah Raffin
Directed By:
André Szöts
52. The Monday Before Thanksgiving (2008)
7
3
The Monday Before Thanksgiving
7
3
Role:
Theresa
Starring:
Courteney Cox, Evan Brenner, Dolores Cardelucci, Brittney Daylee
Directed By:
53. The Tale (2018)
8
3
The Tale
8
3
Role:
Jennifer
Starring:
Elizabeth Debicki, Jason Ritter, Ellen Burstyn, Laura Allen
Directed By:
Jennifer Fox
54. Down Came a Blackbird (1995)
6
3
Down Came a Blackbird
R
6
3
Role:
Helen McNulty
Starring:
Vanessa Redgrave, Cliff Gorman, Raul Julia, Sarita Choudhury
Directed By:
Jonathan Sanger
55. The Baby Dance (1998)
6
3
The Baby Dance
TV-14
6
3
Role:
Wanda LeFauve
Starring:
Stockard Channing, Peter Riegert, Sandra Seacat, Richard Lineback
Directed By:
Jane Anderson
56. The Siege at Ruby Ridge (1996)
6
3
The Siege at Ruby Ridge
6
3
Role:
Vicki Weaver
Starring:
Kirsten Dunst, Diane Ladd, Randy Quaid, Darren E. Burrows, G.W. Bailey
Directed By:
Roger Young
57. Damaged Care (2002)
5
3
Damaged Care
PG
5
3
Role:
Linda Peeno
Starring:
Diane Ladd, Adam Arkin, Regina King, James Le Gros
Directed By:
Harry Winer
58. Within These Walls (2001)
5
3
Within These Walls
5
3
Role:
Sister Pauline Quinn
Starring:
Ellen Burstyn, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Lucinda Davis, Maria Herrera
Directed By:
Mike Robe
59. 9 Kisses (2014)
5
3
9 Kisses
5
3
Starring:
Rosario Dawson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Steve Carell, Patricia Arquette, Benedict Cumberbatch, Shailene Woodley, Julianne Moore
Directed By:
Elaine Constantine
60. Afterburn (1992)
5
3
Afterburn
R
5
3
Role:
Janet Harduvel
Starring:
Robert Loggia, Vincent Spano, Welker White, Michael Rooker
Directed By:
Robert Markowitz
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
61. Haunted Summer (1988)
5
3
Haunted Summer
R
5
3
Role:
Claire Clairmont
Starring:
Eric Stoltz, Philip Anglim, Alice Krige, Alex Winter
Directed By:
Ivan Passer
62. The Black Ghiandola (2017)
4
3
The Black Ghiandola
4
3
Role:
Doctor
Starring:
Johnny Depp, Richard Chamberlain, David Lynch, J.K. Simmons
Directed By:

Director

Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013)
10
5
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film
10
5
Starring:
Sarah Hyland, Chelsea Handler, Jean Smart, Brittany Snow, Melanie Griffith, Jennifer Hudson, Jason Ritter

Narrator/Dubbing

Bastard Out of Carolina (1996)
11
4
Bastard Out of Carolina
R
11
4
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Starring:
Christina Ricci, Jena Malone, Lyle Lovett, Dermot Mulroney, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ron Eldard, Glenne Headly
Directed By:
Anjelica Huston

Animation Movies

F Is for Family
11
3
F Is for Family
TV-MA
11
3
Role:
Sue Murphy (16 episodes, 2015-2017)
Starring:
Gary Cole, Allison Janney, Michael K. Williams, Justin Long, Sam Rockwell, Michael Kenneth Williams, Debi Derryberry
Directed By:
Mike Roberts, Romain Bounoure, Olivier Schramm, Laurent Nicolas, Benjamin Marsaud
King of the Hill
12
4
King of the Hill
TV-14
12
4
Starring:
Sydney Pollack, Brendan Fraser, Danica McKellar, Randy Savage, Christopher Lloyd, Ricki Lake, Kathleen Turner
Directed By:
Wesley Archer, Klay Hall, Tricia Garcia, Kyoung Hee Lim, Adam Kuhlman

TV Shows

The West Wing
22
3
The West Wing
TV-14
22
3
Starring:
Jon Bon Jovi, Elisabeth Moss, Matthew Perry, Carrie Snodgress, Edward James Olmos, Tom Skerritt, Glenn Close
Directed By:
Christopher Misiano, Alex Graves, Thomas Schlamme, Lesli Linka Glatter, Laura Innes
Big Little Lies
38
7
Big Little Lies
TV-MA
38
7
Role:
Renata Klein (14 episodes, 2017-2019)
Starring:
Nicole Kidman, Zoë Kravitz, Shailene Woodley, Reese Witherspoon, Meryl Streep
Directed By:
Andrea Arnold
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
Twin Peaks
20
4
Twin Peaks
TV-MA
20
4
Starring:
Peggy Lipton, Monica Bellucci, Miguel Ferrer, Michael Cera, David Duchovny, Jim Belushi, Francesca Eastwood
Directed By:
The Larry Sanders Show
10
2
The Larry Sanders Show
TV-MA
10
2
Starring:
Carol Burnett, Jerry Stiller, Alec Baldwin, Ellen DeGeneres, Bill Maher, Drew Carey, Lori Loughlin
Directed By:
Frasier
20
4
Frasier
TV-PG
20
4
Starring:
James Spader, Billy Crystal, Bridgette Wilson, Kelsey Grammer, Matthew Broderick, Mike Judge, Mako Iwamatsu
Directed By:
Back Beyond (2013)
8
2
Back Beyond
8
2
Role:
Helen Sullivan
Starring:
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rami Malek, Amy Adams, Joaquin Phoenix
Directed By:
Drunk History
9
3
Drunk History
TV-14
9
3
Starring:
Elizabeth Olsen, Ronda Rousey, Jenna Fischer, Kevin Nealon, Christopher Meloni, Gabourey Sidibe, Jake Johnson
Directed By:
Jeremy Konner, Derek Waters
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
17
5
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
TV-14
17
5
Starring:
Jane Krakowski, Jon Hamm, Martin Short, Steve Buscemi, Chris Parnell, Kenan Thompson, Tina Fey
Directed By:
Enlightened
8
3
Enlightened
TV-MA
8
3
Role:
Amy Jellicoe (18 episodes, 2011-2013)
Starring:
Robin Wright, Luke Wilson, Diane Ladd, Molly Shannon, Dermot Mulroney, Mike White, Timm Sharp
Directed By:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical
The Mindy Project
11
4
The Mindy Project
TV-14
11
4
Starring:
Ellie Kemper, Kris Jenner, Mindy Kaling, Lauren Cohan, Paul Lieberstein, Missi Pyle, Seth Meyers
Directed By:
The Last Man on Earth
14
5
The Last Man on Earth
TV-14
14
5
Starring:
Alexandra Daddario, Boris Kodjoe, January Jones, Fred Armisen, Will Forte, Will Ferrell, Jon Hamm
Directed By:
John Solomon, Jason Woliner, Payman Benz, David Noel, Peter Atencio
More Things That Happened (2007)
6
3
More Things That Happened
6
3
Role:
Susan Blue (uncredited)
Starring:
Nastassja Kinski, Peter J. Lucas, Karolina Gruszka, William Maier
Directed By:
Kroll Show
6
3
Kroll Show
6
3
Starring:
Henry Rollins, Brie Larson, Amy Poehler, Nnamdi Asomugha, Lucy Punch, Ed Helms, Lizzy Caplan
Directed By:
Jonathan Krisel, Bill Benz, Daniel Gray Longino
Ellen
5
3
Ellen
TV-PG
5
3
Starring:
Bruce Campbell, Kathy Griffin, Vance DeGeneres, Jada Pinkett Smith, Patrick Warburton, Mariska Hargitay, Brian Doyle-Murray
Directed By:
Gil Junger, Robby Benson, Tom Cherones, Gail Mancuso, Rob Schiller
Nightmare Classics
5
3
Nightmare Classics
5
3
Starring:
Linda Hunt, Amy Irving, Roy Dotrice, Anthony Andrews
Shannon
4
3
Shannon
4
3
Starring:
Jonathan Banks, Kevin Dobson, Bruce Kirby, Michael Durrell
Little Fockers: Deleted Scenes (2011)
3
3
Little Fockers: Deleted Scenes
3
3
Role:
Prudence (uncredited)
Starring:
Barbra Streisand, Blythe Danner, Owen Wilson, Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman, Ben Stiller, Harvey Keitel

Special Appearance/Cameo

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)
14
5
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
PG
14
5

Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore is a comedy drama film which tells the story of a woman who recently loses her husband. She hits the road with her young son, and is determined to make a new life for herself as a singer.

Role:
Girl Eating Ice Cream Cone (uncredited)
Starring:
Kris Kristofferson, Jodie Foster, Harvey Keitel, Diane Ladd, Ellen Burstyn, Billy Green Bush, Alfred Lutter III
Directed By:
White Lightning (1973)
7
4
White Lightning
PG
7
4

Bobby McKlusky is serving time in a prison in Arkansas for his illegal liquor business. However, when he learns that his younger brother Donny was murdered and Sheriff JC Connors was behind it, he manages to get out of prison, and starts to work undercover for a federal agency, in order to expose the sheriff and his wrongdoings.   

Role:
Sharon Anne, Maggie's Daughter (uncredited)
Starring:
Burt Reynolds, Diane Ladd, Jennifer Billingsley, Bo Hopkins, Ned Beatty, Matt Clark
Directed By:
Joseph Sargent

Laura Dern Awards

Academy Awards
Marriage Story Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role 2020
Golden Globe Awards
Big Little Lies Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television 2018
Enlightened Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical 2012
Recount Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 2009
Afterburn Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 1993
Marriage Story Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2020
Primetime Emmy Awards
Big Little Lies Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie 2017
BAFTA Awards
Marriage Story Best Supporting Actress 2020