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List of Patricia Arquette Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. True Romance (1993)
21
4
True Romance
R
21
4

The film is about an Elvis-fan Clarence Worley, who falls for and marries a call-girl, Alabama. While trying to retrieve her belongings, Clarence gets into a scuffle with Alabama's pimp, Drexl, and kills him. He mistakenly picks up a suitcase of cocaine in place of Alabama’s clothes. They decide to sell it in Hollywood, but are pursued by the mafia and the police. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Alabama Whitman
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Romance, Drama, Crime
2. Boyhood (2014)
13
6
Boyhood
R
13
6

A coming of age drama made over the period of twelve years with the same cast, this movie begins when Mason is a six year old boy and continues till he turns 18. During this period, Mason deals with various issues like his parents’ divorce, their remarriage, his own career and his romantic involvements and breakups.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mom
Director:
Richard Linklater
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ethan Hawke, Ellar Coltrane, Elijah Smith, Lorelei Linklater
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress
3. Ed Wood (1994)
12
5
Ed Wood
R
12
5

This is Tim Burton’s comic biographical representation of Hollywood’s eccentric filmmaker, Ed Wood, where we find Johnny Depp, playing the titular role to perfection. Although Ed did not receive much commercial success, the film shows how he worked with a devoted crew to create his best-known, small-budget films. It also sheds light on his relationship with Bela Lugosi.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Kathy O'Hara
Director:
Genres:
Biography, Comedy, Drama
4. Lost Highway (1997)
11
4
Lost Highway
R
11
4

Fred Madison, a Jazz musician, who is suspicious of his wife Renee’s loyalty, receives video tapes of their house, and one showing Renee’s murder. Accused of her murder, he is sentenced to death. In the prison, he mysteriously transforms into mechanic Peter Dayton, who is then released. Peter meets a gangster’s girlfriend, Alice, who is Renee’s mirror-image, which deepens the mystery further. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Renee Madison / Alice Wakefield
Director:
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller
5. Uncle Buck (1989)
13
5
Uncle Buck
PG
13
5

When Cindy’s father suffers a heart-attack, Cindy and Bob Russell have to go to Indianapolis. As a last resort, Bob asks his unreliable, sloppy brother Buck to babysit their 3 children. Buck bonds well with younger Miles and Maizy, but finds difficult to manage rebellious teen Tia. While trying to shield Tia from her boyfriend, Buck learns more about life and responsibilities.

As:
Cast
Director:
John Hughes
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Candy, Macaulay Culkin, Anna Chlumsky, Jean Louisa Kelly, Gaby Hoffmann
6. Holes (2003)
10
4
Holes
PG
10
4

After being wrongfully convicted of stealing, a young Stanley Yelnats IV is sent to a brutal camp for juveniles. There, all the juveniles dig holes every day under the orders of warden Louise Walker, her assistant Mr. Sir and camp counselor Pendanski. Sinister motives are revealed when the young boys stumble upon a lost treasure. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Andrew Davis
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy, Drama, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
8. Beyond Rangoon (1995)
16
3
Beyond Rangoon
R
16
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Laura Bowman
Director:
John Boorman
Genres:
Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Frances McDormand, Spalding Gray, U Aung Ko, Tiara Jacquelina
9. Stigmata (1999)
21
3
Stigmata
R
21
3

Father Paulo Almeida is known to have experienced stigmata. Trouble starts when after his death his rosary falls in the hand of a Pittsburg girl. When she starts suffering from mysterious wounds, Father Andrew Kiernan, a former scientist, is asked to investigate. What he finds out may have serious consequences for the church. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Frankie Paige
Director:
Rupert Wainwright
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Portia de Rossi, Ann Cusack, Jonathan Pryce, Nia Long, Gabriel Byrne, Thomas Kopache
10. Flirting with Disaster (1996)
10
4
Flirting with Disaster
R
10
4

Mel Colpin was adopted as a child, and when he becomes a father, he feels that he cannot name his son until he knows who his real parents are. Accompanied by his wife and an adoption agent, he departs on a road trip to find out the identity of his real parents.

As:
Cast
Role:
Nancy Coplin
Director:
David O. Russell
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
11. Bringing Out the Dead (1999)
8
5
Bringing Out the Dead
R
8
5

Frank Pierce, a Manhattan paramedic working on two-man ambulance team, is exhausted and worn out after witnessing deaths and near-death patients. He starts losing his sanity, and hallucinates about the patients he couldn’t save. While working with three different eccentric colleagues, he even tries to get fired. Then, he clutches to a ray of hope as he befriends a heart-patient’s daughter, Mary.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Mary Burke
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
12. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
8
4
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors
R
8
4

The third installment of the Nightmare on Elm Street Series, this film is about few friends who manage to survive the attack of a dangerous killer. In an attempt to fight back, they learn to control their dreams. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Kristen Parker
Director:
Chuck Russell
Genres:
Horror, Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Robert Englund, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Laurence Fishburne, Heather Langenkamp, Craig Wasson
13. Human Nature (2001)
11
3
Human Nature
R
11
3

Human Nature is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of an obsessive scientist, and a female naturalist whose lives take an interesting turn after they discover a man who was born and raised in the wild.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Lila Jute
Director:
Michel Gondry
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
14. Ethan Frome (1993)
10
4
Ethan Frome
PG
10
4
As:
Cast
Director:
John Madden
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Liam Neeson, Tate Donovan, Stephen Mendillo, Gil Rood
15. Fast Food Nation (2006)
8
4
Fast Food Nation
R
8
4

Don Henderson is a marketing executive for a burger chain, whose boss sends him on an investigation assignment, after cow manure is found in the meat of the company’s top selling hamburger.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Linklater
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
16. Nightwatch (1997)
7
3
Nightwatch
R
7
3

Nightwatch is a horror thriller film which tells the story of a law student named Martin who takes up a job as a night watchman in a hospital morgue. However, he soon starts discovering clues that can point to him as a suspect in a series of murders. He tries to discover clues that can lead him to the real culprit.

As:
Cast
Director:
Ole Bornedal
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Ewan McGregor, Lauren Graham, Josh Brolin, Anais Evans, Nick Nolte, Erich Anderson
18. Otherhood (2019)
7
2
Otherhood
R
7
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Gillian Lieberman
Director:
Cindy Chupack
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Angela Bassett, Felicity Huffman, Jake Hoffman, Jake Lacy
20. Infinity (1996)
8
4
Infinity
TV-14
8
4
As:
Cast
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Matthew Broderick, Peter Riegert, David Drew Gallagher, Jeffrey Force
23. Girl in Progress (2012)
7
3
Girl in Progress
PG-13
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Ms. Armstrong
Director:
Patricia Riggen
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Eva Mendes, Matthew Modine, Cierra Ramirez, Eugenio Derbez
24. Prayer of the Rollerboys (1990)
7
3
Prayer of the Rollerboys
R
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Casey
Director:
Rick King
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Drama
Star Cast:
Corey Haim, Christopher Collet, Julius Harris, Devin Clark
25. Little Nicky (2000)
6
4
Little Nicky
PG-13
6
4

Furious that their father thinks they are not fit enough to rule the Hell, Satan’s two elder sons come down to the earth to create another Hell and while doing so they freeze the entrance of the Hell, knowing that it will cause their father’s body to decompose. Satan is now forced to rely on Nicky, his mild-mannered third son, to bring his errant brothers home before it is too late.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Valerie Veran
Director:
Steven Brill
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
26. Holy Matrimony (1994)
7
3
Holy Matrimony
PG-13
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Havana
Director:
Leonard Nimoy
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Courtney B. Vance, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Tate Donovan, John Schuck
27. The Wannabe (2015)
6
3
The Wannabe
R
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Rose
Director:
Nick Sandow
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Vincenzo Amato, Nicholas Belleas, Jay Bulger, John Buscemi
31. A Single Woman (2008)
7
4
A Single Woman
PG
7
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Storyteller
Director:
Kamala Lopez
Genres:
Biography
Star Cast:
Judd Nelson, Margot Kidder, Karen Black, Joyce Julianne Auer, Traber Burns
32. Trouble Bound (1993)
6
3
Trouble Bound
R
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Kit Califano
Director:
Jeffrey Reiner
Genres:
Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Billy Bob Thornton, Gregory Sporleder, Michael Madsen, Sal Jenco
33. Vijay and I (2013)
6
3
Vijay and I
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Julia
Director:
Sam Garbarski
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Danny Pudi, Michael Imperioli, Catherine Missal, Moritz Bleibtreu
34. Inside Monkey Zetterland (1992)
6
3
Inside Monkey Zetterland
R
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Grace
Director:
Jefery Levy
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ricki Lake, Tate Donovan, Sandra Bernhard, Sofia Coppola, Steve Antin
35. Pretty Smart (1987)
5
2
Pretty Smart
R
5
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Zero
Director:
Dimitri Logothetis
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Joely Fisher, Tricia Leigh Fisher, Dennis Cole, Lisa Lörient, Kimberly B. Delfin
36. Time Out (1988)
5
2
Time Out
5
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lucy
Director:
Jon Bang Carlsen
Star Cast:
Geoffrey Lewis, Nina van Pallandt, Allan Olsen, Dan Priest
37. Far North (1988)
5
4
Far North
PG-13
5
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Jilly
Director:
Sam Shepard
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Charles Durning, Jessica Lange, Donald Moffat, Tess Harper
38. Electric Slide (2014)
6
3
Electric Slide
R
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Tina
Director:
Tristan Patterson
Genres:
Thriller, Biography, Drama, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Isabel Lucas, Chloë Sevigny, Jim Sturgess, Kate Micucci, Vinessa Shaw
39. The Wait (2013)
5
3
The Wait
R
5
3
As:
Cast
Director:
M. Blash
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jena Malone, Chloë Sevigny, Michael O'Keefe, Josh Hamilton

TV Movie(s)

40. Wildflower (1991)
17
3
Wildflower
PG-13
17
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Alice Guthrie
Director:
Diane Keaton
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Reese Witherspoon, Beau Bridges, William McNamara, Susan Blakely
42. The Edge (1989)
7
2
The Edge
7
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Raped Woman
Director:
Nicholas Kazan, Luis Mandoki, Carl Schenkel
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Christian Slater, Dann Florek, Bridget Fonda, Brad Davis
43. Dillinger (1991)
10
2
Dillinger
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Rupert Wainwright
Genres:
Drama, Action, Crime, History, Biography
Star Cast:
Mark Harmon, Greg Kinnear, Bruce Abbott, Will Patton, Sherilyn Fenn
44. Daddy (1987)
7
2
Daddy
7
2
As:
Cast
Director:
John Herzfeld
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Danny Aiello, Dermot Mulroney, John Karlen, J.J. Cohen, Tess Harper
45. Betrayed by Love (1994)
7
3
Betrayed by Love
7
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Deanna
Director:
John Power
Genres:
Biography, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Mare Winningham, Steven Weber, Perry Lang, Ned Vaughn

Animation(s)

Toy Story 4 (2019)
Toy Story 4
G
Plot:

The fourth installment in Pixar's Toy Story series, the film begins with Woody being given away to a new owner and his struggle to adjust in the new surroundings and also to a new toy called Forky. The story then goes on to portray his adventures when he and his gang set on a road trip with their owner, meeting his long lost friend Bo Peep on the way. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Josh Cooley
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

TV Shows and Videos

The Work of Director Michel Gondry (2003)
The Work of Director Michel Gondry
As:
Cast
Director:
Lance Bangs, Jeff Buchanan, Michel Gondry, Cyril Merle, Adrian Scartascini
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Jim Carrey, David Cross, Beck, Björk, Brothers The Chemical, Tom Rowlands
The Act (2019)
The Act
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Role:
Dee Dee Blanchard
Director:
Adam Arkin, Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, Steven Piet
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Horror
Star Cast:
AnnaSophia Robb, Juliette Lewis, Chloë Sevigny, Calum Worthy
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Medium Season 4: Joe's Crayon Dream (2008)
Medium Season 4: Joe's Crayon Dream
As:
Cast
Role:
Allison DuBois
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Miguel Sandoval, Maria Lark, David Cubitt, Miranda Carabello
Medium Season 4: Introducing Cynthia Keener (2008)
Medium Season 4: Introducing Cynthia Keener
As:
Cast
Role:
Allison DuBois
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Anjelica Huston, David Cubitt, Miranda Carabello, Kris Edwards
The Rolling Stones: Like a Rolling Stone (1995)
The Rolling Stones: Like a Rolling Stone
As:
Cast
Role:
Woman
Director:
Michel Gondry
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Stones The Rolling, Charlie Watts

Patricia Arquette Awards

Academy Awards
Boyhood Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role 2015
Golden Globe Awards
The Act Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television 2020
Escape at Dannemora Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television 2019
Boyhood Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2015
Primetime Emmy Awards
Medium Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series 2005
The Act Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie 2019
BAFTA Awards
Boyhood Best Supporting Actress 2015