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List of Maria Bello Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Prisoners (2013)
15
2
Prisoners
R
15
2

Prisoners is a gripping thriller that focuses on the search of a father, Keller Dover, brilliantly portrayed by Hugh Jackman, for his little daughter and her friend who suddenly disappear after Thanksgiving dinner. Jake Gyllenhaal plays the part of a detective who uncovers gruesome hidden truths while trying to solve the case.

As:
Cast
Role:
Grace Dover
Director:
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Crime, Thriller
2. A History of Violence (2005)
16
3
A History of Violence
R
16
3

A diner owner's small-town life is turned around overnight when he kills two men attempting to rob his restaurant. After short-lived fame, relationships and trust are tested when a gangster turns up alleging that the diner owner is, in fact, a professional hitman.

As:
Cast
Role:
Edie Stall
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Viggo Mortensen, William Hurt, Ed Harris, Ashton Holmes
3. Thank You for Smoking (2005)
14
3
Thank You for Smoking
R
14
3

As the chief spokesman of Big Tobacco, Nick Naylor defends the use of tobacco in media at times when health concerns are high, and he is good at it. However, when a sharply critical article on him and his work is published, Nick’s life is shaken. Nick has to deal with situation while simultaneously try to become a role model for his son.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jason Reitman
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
4. McFarland, USA (2015)
12
2
McFarland, USA
PG
12
2

Jim White is a track coach who joins a high school in California after losing his last job as a football coach. When he realizes the exceptional running ability of a few boys, he decides to sharpen their skills and turn them into the best runners in the region.

As:
Cast
Director:
Niki Caro
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Sport
Star Cast:
Kevin Costner, Ramiro Rodriguez, Carlos Pratts, Johnny Ortiz
5. Payback (1999)
12
2
Payback
R
12
2

After recovering from a gunshot, Porter sets out to find his wife, Lynn, and crime partner Val Resnick, both of who after a successful robbery, betrayed and left him for dead. He now wants his share of money and revenge, but the money is with a crime organization. Porter now has to deal with not just Resnick but also the syndicate bosses and corrupt cops

As:
Cast
Role:
Rosie
Director:
Brian Helgeland
Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
6. Giant Little Ones (2019)
11
2
Giant Little Ones
R
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Keith Behrman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kyle MacLachlan, Darren Mann, Josh Wiggins, Taylor Hickson
7. The Cooler (2003)
14
2
The Cooler
TV-MA
14
2

Casino Shangri-La, run by old-school follower Shelly Kaplow, employs luckless loser Bernie Lootz as the ‘cooler’ to spread his bad luck around the gamblers who’re on a winning spree. Then he falls in love with new waitress Natalie Belisario, which puts his misfortune in reverse. As Bernie’s happiness starts reflecting adversely on the collections, Shelly tries to put spoke in his relationship.

As:
Cast
Role:
Natalie Belisario
Director:
Wayne Kramer
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Alec Baldwin, Paul Sorvino, William H. Macy, Shawn Hatosy, Ron Livingston
8. Nothing Is Private (2007)
12
2
Nothing Is Private
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Gail Monahan
Director:
Alan Ball
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Toni Collette, Aaron Eckhart, Summer Bishil, Chris Messina, Peter Macdissi
10. The Company Men (2010)
10
2
The Company Men
R
10
2

The Company Men is an American drama film, which revolves around three young men who lose their jobs when their company decides to downsize, due to a recession. The film shows how this affects them, their families and their communities, and how they struggle to reclaim their self-respect and give a new direction to their lives. 

As:
Cast
Director:
John Wells
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
11. Butterfly on a Wheel (2007)
12
2
Butterfly on a Wheel
R
12
2

Butterfly on a Wheel is a crime drama thriller film, which tells the story of Neil and Abby, who live a perfect life with their daughter Sophie. However, things change when Sophie is kidnapped, and they are asked to perform certain tasks which include committing a murder, if they ever want to see their daughter again.

As:
Cast
Role:
Abby Randall
Director:
Mike Barker
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Pierce Brosnan, Gerard Butler, Emma Karwandy, Claudette Mink
12. The Yellow Handkerchief (2008)
10
2
The Yellow Handkerchief
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
May
Director:
Udayan Prasad
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Eddie Redmayne, Kristen Stewart, William Hurt, Kaori Momoi
13. Beautiful Boy (2010)
15
3
Beautiful Boy
R
15
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Kate
Director:
Shawn Ku
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Meat Loaf, Michael Sheen, Bruce French, Austin Nichols
14. Secret Window (2004)
12
2
Secret Window
PG-13
12
2

Based on Stephen King’s story, this film follows the life of a successful author. After a bitter betrayal, writer Mort Rainey retreats to his lake-side cottage. When a menacing stranger, John Shooter, arrives to accuse him of plagiarism, and stalks him, Rainey tries to prove him wrong. Odd occurrences happening around him compel Rainey to dig to the bottom of the mystery. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Amy Rainey
Director:
David Koepp
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Johnny Depp, Len Cariou, John Turturro, Timothy Hutton, Charles S. Dutton
16. Lights Out (2016)
12
2
Lights Out
TV-14
12
2

After the mysterious death of Rebecca’s step-father Paul, her half-brother Martin starts experiencing the same terrifying events occurring only in the dark that she once experienced. A supernatural entity with a strange hold over her mother Sophie seems to have resurfaced. Rebecca, with boyfriend Bret, searches the dark past for the roots of this menacing mystery which poses threat to their lives. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Sophie
Director:
David F. Sandberg
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Teresa Palmer, Billy Burke, Gabriel Bateman, Alexander DiPersia
19. Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)
10
2
Assault on Precinct 13
R
10
2

On their way to transfer crime lord Marion Bishop, a raging snowstorm forces the transport bus to be redirected to the soon-to-be-closed Precinct 13. However, when a group of masked gunmen start attacking the Precinct, emotionally compromised Sergeant Jake Roenick must form an uneasy truce with the criminals to save all of their lives. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Alex Sabian
Director:
Jean-François Richet
Genres:
Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime
20. Third Person (2013)
9
3
Third Person
R
9
3

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:
Theresa
Director:
Paul Haggis
Genres:
Drama, Romance
21. Strings (2015)
9
2
Strings
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Martha
Director:
Daniel Duran
Genres:
Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Laura Dern, Josh Duhamel, Lucas Till, Tom Everett Scott
22. Flicka (2006)
9
2
Flicka
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Nell McLaughlin
Director:
Michael Mayer
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Tim McGraw, Alison Lohman, Ryan Kwanten, Danny Pino
24. Grown Ups (2010)
10
2
Grown Ups
PG-13
10
2

Five friends win their junior high basketball championship, and celebrate at a lake house with their coach. Thirty years later, when the coach dies, the friends decide to meet again with their families and spend the Fourth of July weekend together at the lake house. However, each is a grownup with his/her own unique personality and problems. Can they survive together?

As:
Cast
Director:
Dennis Dugan
Genres:
Comedy
25. World Trade Center (2006)
10
2
World Trade Center
PG-13
10
2

While patrolling the area, Port Authority Police Officers, John McLoughlin and Will Jimeno, witness a plane flying too low. Back in the police station, they learn about the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and immediately set out to help in evacuation. In the process, they themselves are trapped under the rubble, where they wait for hours before they are rescued by US Marines. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Donna McLoughlin
Director:
Genres:
History, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
28. Every Day (2018)
9
2
Every Day
PG-13
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Sucsy
Genres:
Fantasy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Angourie Rice, Lucas Jade Zumann, Justice Smith, Jeni Ross
29. Coyote Ugly (2000)
16
2
Coyote Ugly
PG-13
16
2

Violet Sanford moves to New York to achieve her goal of becoming a songwriter. She gets a job as barmaid in the hot-spot nightclub ‘Coyote Ugly’, where a bunch of vivacious women wildly entice the customers with their antics. As she earns notoriety at the bar, her aspirations are sidelined; however, a friend helps her render her songs in her own voice.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lil
Director:
David McNally
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Music, Comedy
30. Downloading Nancy (2008)
8
2
Downloading Nancy
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Nancy Stockwell
Director:
Johan Renck
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Nyqvist, Amy Brenneman, Jason Patric, Rufus Sewell
31. Grown Ups 2 (2013)
10
2
Grown Ups 2
PG-13
10
2

Three years after the events of the first film, the childhood friends reconnect once more after Lenny Feder relocates his family to his hometown Stanton where Eric, Kurt, and Marcus live with their families. However, this time around, the grown ups will be learning lessons from their kids on the last day of school.

As:
Cast
Director:
Dennis Dugan
Genres:
Comedy
32. The Dark (2005)
10
3
The Dark
R
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Adèlle
Director:
John Fawcett
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Star Cast:
Sean Bean, Maurice Roëves, Sophie Stuckey, Abigail Stone
33. Abduction (2011)
12
1
Abduction
PG-13
12
1

High school senior, Nathan Harper, discovers that he is a missing child named Steven Price and his parents are not biologically related. When he confronts them, they confirm his suspicions but are immediately killed by assassins. As Nathan escapes to find the truth, he and his neighbor Karen are chased by assassins. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Mara
Director:
John Singleton
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Mystery
34. Demonic (2015)
7
1
Demonic
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Elizabeth Klein
Director:
Will Canon
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Frank Grillo, Aaron Yoo, Scott Mechlowicz, Megan Park
35. The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
9
2
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
PG-13
9
2

The ancient tyrannical Chinese Emperor Han is immolated by the immortal sorceress Zi Yuan and his army turned into the Terracotta Army. When the rogue General Young resurrects his mummy centuries later, Rick O’Connell, Evelyn and Alex must join forces with Lin and Zi Yuan to stop the all-powerful Dragon Emperor. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Evelyn O'Connell
Director:
Rob Cohen
Genres:
Horror, Adventure, Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Brendan Fraser, Jet Li, John Hannah, Michelle Yeoh
36. The 5th Wave (2016)
7
1
The 5th Wave
PG-13
7
1

After four destructive waves of alien invasions, the devastated earth and human race dread the 5th wave in which the aliens have assumed human forms. Teenager Cassie Sullivan, separated from her family, is desperate to save her younger brother, Sam. She meets an enigmatic young man, Evan Walker, who could to be the only one to help her. Can she trust him?

As:
Cast
Director:
J Blakeson
Genres:
Thriller, Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Nick Robinson, Liev Schreiber, Ron Livingston, Chloë Grace Moretz, Matthew Zuk
38. Carjacked (2011)
9
1
Carjacked
R
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Lorraine Burton
Director:
John Bonito
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery, Action
Star Cast:
Stephen Dorff, Robert Peters, Connor Hill, Cynthia Rube
39. Max Steel (2016)
6
1
Max Steel
PG-13
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Molly McGrath
Director:
Stewart Hendler
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Andy Garcia, Josh Brener, Ben Winchell, Ana Villafañe
40. Sun City Picture House (2010)
12
2
Sun City Picture House
12
2
As:
Producer
Genres:
Short, Documentary, History
41. The Journey Is the Destination (2016)
10
2
The Journey Is the Destination
R
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Kathy
Director:
Bronwen Hughes
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Kelly Macdonald, Sam Hazeldine, Ella Purnell, Ben Schnetzer
42. The Sisters (2005)
12
2
The Sisters
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Marcia Prior Glass
Director:
Arthur Allan Seidelman
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tony Goldwyn, Elizabeth Banks, Erika Christensen, Steven Culp
43. In Search of Fellini (2017)
9
2
In Search of Fellini
R
9
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Claire
Director:
Taron Lexton
Genres:
Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Beth Riesgraf, Barbara Bouchet, Nancy Cartwright, Mary Lynn Rajskub
45. China: The Panda Adventure (2001)
9
2
China: The Panda Adventure
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ruth Harkness
Director:
Robert M. Young
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Pape, Xander Berkeley, Bill Hayes, Yu Xia
46. 100 Mile Rule (2002)
9
2
100 Mile Rule
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Monica
Director:
Brent Huff
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael McKean, David Thornton, Jake Weber, Nick Chinlund
47. Maintenance (1992)
9
2
Maintenance
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jesse Feigelman
Star Cast:
Jason Duchin, Zach Chassler, Kevin Pinassi, Kevin Chorao
48. Wait Till Helen Comes (2016)
8
1
Wait Till Helen Comes
TV-14
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jean
Director:
Dominic James
Genres:
Family, Thriller, Fantasy, Horror
Star Cast:
Callum Keith Rennie, Sophie Nélisse, Isabelle Nélisse, Abigail Pniowsky
49. Sam the Man (2001)
6
1
Sam the Man
TV-MA
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Gary Winick
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Marin Hinkle, John Slattery, Annabella Sciorra, Fisher Stevens, Alex Porter

TV Movie(s)

50. Big Driver (2014)
10
2
Big Driver
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Tess Thorne
Director:
Mikael Salomon
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Olympia Dukakis, Joan Jett, Ann Dowd, Will Harris
52. 77 Sunset Strip (1995)
7
1
77 Sunset Strip
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Spencer Bailey
Director:
Félix Enríquez Alcalá
Genres:
Drama, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Vince Vaughn, Jim Caviezel, Danny Nucci, Timothy Olyphant
53. Born in Brooklyn (2001)
7
1
Born in Brooklyn
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
John Fortenberry
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Judith Light, Edward Atterton, Isaac Mizrahi, Jeffrey Ross

TV Shows and Videos

Goliath (2016)
Goliath
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Director:
Alik Sakharov, Lawrence Trilling
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jason Ritter, Billy Bob Thornton, William Hurt, Nina Arianda, Olivia Thirlby
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1996)
Mr. & Mrs. Smith
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Smith (13 episodes, 1996-1997)
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Action, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Scott Bakula, David McCallum, Aida Turturro, Roy Dotrice
Payback: Straight Up (2006)
Payback: Straight Up
R
As:
Cast
Role:
Rosie (archiveFootage)
Director:
Brian Helgeland
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Kris Kristofferson, Mel Gibson, Bill Duke, David Paymer
Prime Suspect (2011)
Prime Suspect
TV-14
As:
Cast
Role:
Detective Jane Timoney (13 episodes, 2011-2012)
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Paula Malcomson, Aidan Quinn, Jay Mohr, Kirk Acevedo, Bodhi Elfman
Misery Loves Company (1995)
Misery Loves Company
As:
Cast
Director:
John Tracy
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Christopher Meloni, Dennis Boutsikaris, Stephen Furst, Julius Carry