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List of Nastassja Kinski Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Paris, Texas (1984)
23
4
Paris, Texas
R
23
4

A vagabond named Travis Henderson walks out of the West Texas desert and is reunited with his brother Walt. Travis has been missing for four years, and Walt has adopted Travis’s son Hunter as his mother Jane is also missing. As Travis starts reconnecting with his son, the two go on a cross-country trip to find Jane.

Role:
Jane Henderson
Starring:
Harry Dean Stanton, Dean Stockwell, Aurore Clément, Hunter Carson
Directed By:
2. Tess (1979)
21
6
Tess
PG
21
6

Tess is a young girl whose alcoholic father sends her to visit her rich relatives, and apply for a job. She is taken in and immediately seduced by Alec, her cousin, who leaves her pregnant. Tess decides not to tell anybody, but her child eventually dies. She soon begins a relationship with a respectable farmer, and they get married as well. But when he learns about her past, he is unsure what to do.

Role:
Tess (as Nastassia Kinski)
Starring:
Peter Firth, John Collin, Tony Church, Brigid Erin Bates
Directed By:
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture - Female
3. Wrong Move (1975)
14
4
Wrong Move
14
4
Role:
Mignon (as Nastassja Nakszynski)
Starring:
Hans Christian Blech, Hanna Schygulla, Rüdiger Vogler, Peter Kern
Directed By:
4. Maria's Lovers (1984)
19
3
Maria's Lovers
R
19
3
Role:
Maria Bosic
Starring:
John Goodman, Robert Mitchum, Anita Morris, John Savage, Keith Carradine
Directed By:
Andrey Konchalovskiy
5. In weiter Ferne, so nah! (1993)
16
3
In weiter Ferne, so nah!
PG-13
16
3

Cassiel and Raphaella are two angels who observe the busy life around Berlin. Cassiel gets involved with the life of an 11-year-old girl whom he believes might be in some sort of trouble. However, things get complicated when he is detained by the police.

Role:
Raphaela
Starring:
Peter Falk, Willem Dafoe, Bruno Ganz, Horst Buchholz, Mikhail Gorbachev
Directed By:
6. Savior (1998)
14
3
Savior
R
14
3

After Joshua’s wife and son are killed, he wants nothing more than to avenge the killers. Eventually, he joins the French Foreign Legion and becomes a ruthless mercenary. However, when he is confronted with the atrocities of the war, he is able to find his own humanity again, and he decides to help a pregnant woman reach to safety.

Role:
Maria Rose (as Nastassia Kinski)
Starring:
Dennis Quaid, Stellan Skarsgård, Pascal Rollin, Catlin Foster
Directed By:
Predrag Antonijevic
7. Cat People (1982)
23
2
Cat People
R
23
2

Irena Gallier has a dark family secret in this violent and sensual horror tale. She falls for Oliver Yates, a zoologist in New Orleans. The dangerous and dark curse of the Gallier clan reappears when she reconnects with Paul, her estranged brother and that's when the malediction raises its feline head.

Role:
Irena Gallier (as Nastassia Kinski)
Starring:
Malcolm McDowell, Ed Begley Jr., Ruby Dee, John Heard
Directed By:
Paul Schrader
10. Stay as You Are (1978)
15
2
Stay as You Are
R
15
2

In this Italian-Spanish erotic drama film, a middle-aged landscape architect, Roué Giulio Marengo finds his married life miserable. He accidentally comes across a young and charming Florentine student, Francesca and is attracted towards her. The two begin an affair, but Giulio discovers that Francesca might be his daughter.

Role:
Francesca
Starring:
Marcello Mastroianni, Francisco Rabal, Giuliana Calandra, Ania Pieroni
Directed By:
Alberto Lattuada
11. Inland Empire (2006)
13
4
Inland Empire
R
13
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.  

Starring:
David Lynch, William H. Macy, Diane Ladd, Naomi Watts, Mary Steenburgen, Laura Dern, Jeremy Irons
Directed By:
12. An American Rhapsody (2001)
13
3
An American Rhapsody
TV-14
13
3
Role:
Margit
Starring:
Emmy Rossum, Tony Goldwyn, Scarlett Johansson, Raffaella Bánsági
Directed By:
Éva Gárdos
13. Spring Symphony (1983)
11
3
Spring Symphony
PG-13
11
3
Role:
Clara Wieck
Starring:
Herbert Grönemeyer, Rolf Hoppe, Anja-Christine Preussler, Edda Seippel
Directed By:
Peter Schamoni
14. To the Devil a Daughter (1976)
15
4
To the Devil a Daughter
R
15
4
Starring:
Christopher Lee, Richard Widmark, Honor Blackman, Denholm Elliott, Michael Goodliffe
Directed By:
Peter Sykes
15. The Lost Son (1999)
11
4
The Lost Son
R
11
4
Role:
Deborah Spitz
Starring:
Bruce Greenwood, Daniel Auteuil, Ciarán Hinds, Marianne Denicourt
Directed By:
Chris Menges
16. The Moon in the Gutter (1983)
11
4
The Moon in the Gutter
R
11
4
Role:
Loretta Channing - une fille des beaux quartiers
Starring:
Gérard Depardieu, Victoria Abril, Bertice Reading, Gabriel Monnet
Directed By:
Jean-Jacques Beineix
17. Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)
12
2
Your Friends & Neighbors
R
12
2

A black comedy based on three couples, Your Friends & Neighbors explores sexual power play between three men and three women from different social classes.

Role:
Cheri
Starring:
Amy Brenneman, Ben Stiller, Aaron Eckhart, Catherine Keener
Directed By:
Neil LaBute
18. The Hotel New Hampshire (1984)
12
4
The Hotel New Hampshire
R
12
4

The Hotel New Hampshire is a comedy drama film which tells the story of the eccentric Berry family, who runs a hotel. They experience all sorts of disasters and tragedies, as well as bizzare incidents, but despite all odds, they keep going, managing to stick together.

Starring:
Rob Lowe, Amanda Plummer, Matthew Modine, Seth Green, Jodie Foster, Paul McCrane, Beau Bridges
Directed By:
19. Unfaithfully Yours (1984)
12
4
Unfaithfully Yours
PG
12
4
Role:
Daniella Eastman
Starring:
Dudley Moore, Armand Assante, Albert Brooks, Cassie Yates
Directed By:
Howard Zieff
20. The Claim (2000)
11
4
The Claim
R
11
4

A prospector decides to sell his wife and his daughter to a gold miner, in order to gain the rights to a gold mine. Over time, he manages to go ahead in his business, and within few years, he gets immensely rich. Twenty years later, he owns much of an old west town named Kingdom Come. However, his life takes a turn when a young woman appears in the town suddenly who is none other than his own daughter.

Starring:
Milla Jovovich, Peter Mullan, Sarah Polley, Wes Bentley
Directed By:
Michael Winterbottom
21. Little Boy Blue (1997)
11
3
Little Boy Blue
R
11
3
Role:
Kate West
Starring:
Shirley Knight, John Savage, Tyrin Turner, Ryan Phillippe
Directed By:
Antonio Tibaldi
22. One Night Stand (1997)
12
2
One Night Stand
R
12
2

One Night Stand is a romantic drama film which tells the story of a commercial director in Los-Angeles, who finds himself attracted to a married woman named Karen. After spending a night together with her, he eventually returns to his wife and his children, but their paths cross again after one year, when Max returns to New York to visit his dying friend Charlie.

Role:
Karen
Starring:
Wesley Snipes, Robert Downey Jr., John Ratzenberger, Kyle MacLachlan, Ming-Na Wen
Directed By:
Mike Figgis
23. Time Share (2000)
10
4
Time Share
PG
10
4
Role:
Dr. Julia Weiland
Starring:
Timothy Dalton, Cameron Finley, Kevin Zegers, Billy Kay
Directed By:
Sharon von Wietersheim
24. Exposed (1983)
10
2
Exposed
R
10
2

Leaving her rural Wisconsin background behind, Elizabeth Carlson moves to New York City and takes up a career as a fashion model. She meets and falls for unfathomable violinist, Daniel Jelline, and soon after, realizes that the musician actually is an espionage agent striving to bring terrorist, Rivas, to justice. Inadvertently, Elizabeth becomes a part of a dangerous international undercover scheme.

Role:
Elizabeth Carlson
Starring:
Ian McShane, Harvey Keitel, Bibi Andersson, Rudolf Nureyev
Directed By:
James Toback
25. Terminal Velocity (1994)
12
4
Terminal Velocity
PG-13
12
4

After a woman meets with a skydiving accident, Ditch, a sky-diver thinks that there is more to than what meets the eye.

Role:
Chris Morrow / Krista Moldova
Starring:
Charlie Sheen, James Gandolfini, Christopher McDonald, Gary Bullock
Directed By:
Deran Sarafian
26. Susan's Plan (1998)
10
2
Susan's Plan
R
10
2
Role:
Susan Holland
Starring:
Billy Zane, Lara Flynn Boyle, Dan Aykroyd, Rob Schneider, Michael Biehn
Directed By:
John Landis
27. Boarding School (1978)
10
2
Boarding School
R
10
2

An American girl named Deborah Collins arrives at the St Clara’s Boarding School in Switzerland. The school headmistress thinks of using Deborah as a tool to discipline the other girls. But Deborah turns out to be quite experienced and daring in sexual matters, and she begins to influence them as well. She soon comes up with a scheme to attract the boys from a nearby school.

Role:
Deborah Collins
Starring:
Fabiana Udenio, Gerry Sundquist, Stefano D'Amato, Gabriele Blum, Sean Chapman
Directed By:
André Farwagi
28. Revolution (1985)
10
2
Revolution
PG
10
2

Revolution is a historical drama film which tells the story of Tom Dobb, a fur trapper, who decides to take part in the American Revolution, since his son Ned joins the Army as a drummer boy. Things get complicated when his son is captured by the British, and is chosen to replace some British drummer boys. Meanwhile, his father sets out to find and rescue him.

Role:
Daisy McConnahay
Starring:
Donald Sutherland, Joe Wright, Al Pacino, Joan Plowright, Dave King
Directed By:
Hugh Hudson
29. Fathers' Day (1997)
10
3
Fathers' Day
PG-13
10
3

Fathers’ Day is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of a woman named Collette, who contacts Jack and Dale, two of her former boyfriends, to help her search for her runaway teen son Scott. She tricks them into helping her, by telling each man that he is the boy’s father.

Role:
Collette Andrews
Starring:
Robin Williams, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jared Harris, Billy Crystal, Mel Gibson, Bruce Greenwood
Directed By:
30. Town & Country (2001)
7
2
Town & Country
R
7
2
Role:
Alex
Starring:
Garry Shandling, Andie MacDowell, Diane Keaton, Josh Hartnett, Warren Beatty, Goldie Hawn, Charlton Heston
Directed By:
Peter Chelsom
31. .com for Murder (2002)
5
2
.com for Murder
5
2
Role:
Sondra
Starring:
Roger Daltrey, Nicollette Sheridan, Huey Lewis, Jeffery Dean
Directed By:
Nico Mastorakis
32. The Nightshift Belongs to the Stars (2012)
14
3
The Nightshift Belongs to the Stars
14
3
Role:
Sonia
Starring:
Julian Sands, Enrico Lo Verso, Erri De Luca
Directed By:
Edoardo Ponti
33. Night Sun (1990)
12
2
Night Sun
12
2
Starring:
Charlotte Gainsbourg, Julian Sands, Massimo Bonetti, Margarita Lozano
Directed By:
Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani
34. Unizhennye i oskorblennye (1991)
11
2
Unizhennye i oskorblennye
11
2
Role:
Natasha (as Anastasiya Kinski)
Starring:
Nikita Mikhalkov, Anastasiya Vyazemskaya, Sergey Perelygin, Viktor Rakov
Directed By:
Andrey Eshpay
35. L'alba (1991)
11
2
L'alba
11
2
Role:
Karin
Starring:
Massimo Dapporto
Directed By:
Francesco Maselli
36. The Magic of Marciano (2000)
11
2
The Magic of Marciano
11
2
Role:
Katie
Starring:
Robert Forster, Jason Cairns, Cody Morgan, Will Cochran
Directed By:
Tony Barbieri
37. Somebody Is Waiting (1996)
11
2
Somebody Is Waiting
R
11
2
Role:
Charlotte Ellis
Starring:
Gabriel Byrne, John Pyper-Ferguson, Johnny Whitworth, Brian Donovan
Directed By:
Martin Donovan
38. In una notte di chiaro di luna (1989)
11
2
In una notte di chiaro di luna
11
2
Role:
Joëlle Lavoisier
Starring:
Lorraine Bracco, Faye Dunaway, Peter O'Toole, Rutger Hauer
Directed By:
Lina Wertmüller
39. Ciro norte (1998)
11
2
Ciro norte
11
2
Role:
Venus
Starring:
Axel Jodorowsky, Martin Vargas, Macarena Matte, Carmen Romo
Directed By:
Erich Breuer
40. Paradise Found (2003)
10
2
Paradise Found
R
10
2
Role:
Mette Gauguin
Starring:
Kiefer Sutherland, Alun Armstrong, Chris Haywood, Thomas Heinze
Directed By:
Mario Andreacchio
41. Torrents of Spring (1989)
10
3
Torrents of Spring
PG-13
10
3
Role:
Maria Nikolaevna Polozov
Starring:
Valeria Golino, Timothy Hutton, William Forsythe, Urbano Barberini
Directed By:
Jerzy Skolimowski
42. Malady of Love (1987)
12
2
Malady of Love
12
2
Role:
Juliette
Starring:
Jean-Claude Brialy, Michel Piccoli, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Souad Amidou
Directed By:
Jacques Deray
43. Sugar (2013)
11
2
Sugar
11
2
Starring:
Corbin Bleu, Marshall Allman, Shenae Grimes-Beech, Austin Williams
Directed By:
Rotimi Rainwater
44. Magdalene (1988)
9
2
Magdalene
PG
9
2
Role:
Magdalene
Starring:
Franco Nero, Anthony Quayle, David Warner, Günter Meisner
Directed By:
Monica Teuber
45. Cold Heart (2001)
10
3
Cold Heart
R
10
3
Role:
Linda Cross
Starring:
Josh Holloway, Jeff Fahey, Hudson Leick, Janne Olivia Campbell
Directed By:
Dennis Dimster
46. Red Letters (2000)
9
3
Red Letters
R
9
3
Role:
Lydia Davis
Starring:
Pauly Shore, Udo Kier, Jeremy Piven, Ernie Hudson, Peter Coyote, Fairuza Balk
Directed By:
Bradley Battersby
47. La bionda (1993)
9
3
La bionda
9
3
Role:
Christine
Starring:
Umberto Raho, Veronica Lazar, Sergio Rubini, Ennio Fantastichini
Directed By:
Sergio Rubini
48. The Intruder (1999)
8
3
The Intruder
8
3
Role:
Badge Muller
Starring:
Charlotte Gainsbourg, Molly Parker, John Hannah, Charles Edwin Powell
Directed By:
David Bailey
49. Say Nothing (2001)
8
3
Say Nothing
R
8
3
Role:
Grace
Starring:
Hart Bochner, William Baldwin, Jordy Benattar, Michèle Duquet
Directed By:
Allan Moyle
50. À ton image (2004)
9
2
À ton image
9
2
Role:
Mathilde
Starring:
Christopher Lambert, Andrzej Seweryn, Rufus, Audrey DeWilder
Directed By:
Aruna Villiers
51. Harem (1985)
9
2
Harem
9
2
Role:
Diane
Starring:
Ben Kingsley, Michel Robin, Dennis Goldson, Zohra Sehgal
Directed By:
Arthur Joffé
52. Crackerjack (1994)
8
3
Crackerjack
R
8
3
Plot:

Crackerjack is an action film which tells the story of a Chicago cop Jack Wild, who loses his wife and kids to a mob hit. He eventually agrees to accompany his brother’s family on a holiday to a ski resort in the Rocky Mountains, but things get complicated when he finds out that the resort has been taken over by a group of violent criminals.  

Role:
Katia 'K.C.' Koslovska
Starring:
Christopher Plummer, George Touliatos, Thomas Ian Griffith, Lisa Bunting
Directed By:
Michael Mazo
53. Il segreto (1990)
8
1
Il segreto
8
1
Role:
Lucia
Starring:
Franco Citti, Stefano Dionisi, Chiara Caselli, Alessandra Marson
Directed By:
Francesco Maselli
54. Beyond the City Limits (2001)
9
1
Beyond the City Limits
R
9
1
Role:
Misha
Starring:
Jennifer Esposito, Alyson Hannigan, Brian George, Brian McCardie
Directed By:
Gigi Gaston
55. In camera mia (1992)
6
1
In camera mia
6
1
Role:
Nastienka
Starring:
Ricky Tognazzi, Pino Ammendola, Gianfranco Manfredi, Simona Izzo
Directed By:
Luciano Martino

TV Movie(s)

1. Bella Mafia (1997)
12
2
Bella Mafia
R
12
2
Role:
Sophia Luciano
Starring:
Jennifer Tilly, James Marsden, Vanessa Redgrave, Franco Nero, Dennis Farina, Illeana Douglas
Directed By:
David Greene
2. The Day the World Ended (2001)
9
1
The Day the World Ended
R
9
1
Role:
Dr. Jennifer Stillman
Starring:
Randy Quaid, Harry Groener, Bobby Edner, Lee de Broux
Directed By:
Terence Gross
3. The Ring (1996)
14
3
The Ring
14
3
Role:
Ariana von Gotthard
Starring:
Michael York, Leslie Caron, Linda Lavin, Leigh Lawson
Directed By:
Armand Mastroianni
4. A Storm in Summer (2000)
12
3
A Storm in Summer
12
3
Role:
Gloria Ross
Starring:
Andrew McCarthy, Peter Falk, Ruby Dee, Aaron Meeks
Directed By:
Robert Wise
5. Blind Terror (2001)
9
2
Blind Terror
9
2
Role:
Susan
Starring:
Jack Langedijk, Stewart Bick, Victoria Snow, Maxim Roy
Directed By:
Giles Walker
6. All Around the Town (2002)
9
2
All Around the Town
PG-13
9
2
Role:
Karen Grant
Starring:
Ron Lea, Andrea Roth, Michael Shanks, Kim Schraner
Directed By:
Paolo Barzman
7. Quarantine (2000)
6
1
Quarantine
6
1
Starring:
Harry Hamlin, Susan Hogan, Kevin McNulty, Teryl Rothery
Directed By:
Chuck Bowman

TV Shows and Videos

The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century (1996)
The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century
Starring:
Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Helen Mirren, Marion Ross, Martin Landau, Martin Sheen
Directed By:
Carl Byker, Isaac Mizrahi
Tatort (1970)
Tatort
Starring:
Roger Moore, Christoph Waltz, Sebastian Koch, Sibel Kekilli, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Til Schweiger, Heike Makatsch
Directed By:
Georg Tressler, Peter Weck, Fritz Eckhardt, Wolfgang Petersen, Fritz Umgelter
More Things That Happened (2007)
More Things That Happened
Starring:
Laura Dern, Peter J. Lucas, Karolina Gruszka, William Maier
Directed By:
David Lynch
The District (2000)
The District
Starring:
Ving Rhames, Jonathan Banks, Ernest Borgnine, Craig T. Nelson, John Amos, Frank Grillo, Sarah Rafferty
Directed By:
Oz Scott, Jim Charleston, Christopher Taylor, David Jackson, Rick Rosenthal
Electric Blue 11 (1984)
Electric Blue 11
Role:
(archiveFootage)
Starring:
Michelle Bauer, Kitten Natividad, Lois Ayres, Shauna Grant
Diary of a Sex Addict (2001)
Diary of a Sex Addict
R
Role:
Dr. Jane Bordeaux
Starring:
Cole Sprouse, Dylan Sprouse, Ed Begley Jr., Rosanna Arquette
Directed By:
Joseph Brutsman

Nastassja Kinski Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Tess New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture - Female 1981