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List of Toni Collette Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Sixth Sense (1999)
12
2
The Sixth Sense
PG-13
12
2

Child psychologist Malcolm Crowe sees an opportunity to redeem himself after he meets his new patient Cole Sear, who exhibits similar symptoms to one of his former patients whom he had failed to treat. Despite doubting Sear's claims at first, Crowe gradually discovers that he might actually be able to see dead people, unaware of their death.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lynn Sear
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Mystery
2. Knives Out (2019)
12
2
Knives Out
PG-13
12
2

Harlan Thrombey, renowned crime novelist, who is also the patriarch of an eccentric family, passes away. The circumstances surrounding his death are mysterious, and everyone in the house becomes a suspect in the eyes of Detective Benoit Blanc, who is investigating his death. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Joni Thrombey
Director:
Rian Johnson
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
3. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
13
2
Little Miss Sunshine
R
13
2

After 7 year-old Olive Hoover qualifies for the Little Miss Sunshine beauty pageant, her whole dysfunctional family comes together for a cross-country trip from Albuquerque to California in their Volkswagen van. However, a series of disasters obstruct the way to their lofty dreams, including a vehicle breakdown and Olive being abandoned at a gas station.

As:
Cast
Role:
Sheryl Hoover
Director:
Valerie Faris, Jonathan Dayton
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
4. The Hours (2002)
12
2
The Hours
PG-13
12
2

The movie revolves around the lives of three women of three different generations, Clarissa Vaughan, Laura Brown, and Virginia Woolf. Their lives are interconnected by Woolf’s novel Mrs Dalloway. The movie unfolds the personal struggles of each woman in the span of a single day in different decades ending with transcendent revelations. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Daldry
Genres:
Drama, Romance
5. The Way Way Back (2013)
11
2
The Way Way Back
PG-13
11
2

A coming-of-age film, The Way Way Back centres around a teenage boy, Duncan, who is dreading a beach holiday in Cape Cod with his mother and her hostile boyfriend but finds companionship and courage in a waterpark employee and a girl next door. Starring a motley bunch of supporting characters, this film features drama and comedy with a dash of romance.

As:
Cast
Role:
Pam
Director:
Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
6. The Black Balloon (2008)
11
2
The Black Balloon
PG-13
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Maggie Mollison
Director:
Elissa Down
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Luke Ford, Rhys Wakefield, Erik Thomson, Gemma Ward
7. Muriel's Wedding (1994)
12
2
Muriel's Wedding
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Muriel Heslop
Director:
P.J. Hogan
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Sophie Lee, Roz Hammond, Belinda Jarrett, Pippa Grandison
8. The Boys (1998)
12
2
The Boys
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Michelle
Director:
Rowan Woods
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Lynette Curran, John Polson, David Wenham, Anthony Hayes
9. About a Boy (2002)
12
2
About a Boy
TV-14
12
2

Will Freeman, a carefree wealthy single man who wishes to evade any responsibility, creates a fictional son to attend single parents meetings, with a plan to date single mothers. Here, he meets 12-years-old Marcus, a boy with troubles of his own. Slowly they turn into friends, as Will guides Marcus through his issues while Marcus helps him grow into a mature adult.

As:
Cast
Director:
Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Grant, Rachel Weisz, Sharon Small, Madison Cook, Jordan Cook
10. Enough Said (2013)
11
2
Enough Said
PG-13
11
2

Eva is a divorced single parent, who works as massage therapist. At a party, she meets a poet, Marianne, with whom she eventually becomes friendly. Also at the same party, she is introduced to Albert, a divorcee with a teenage daughter and starts a relationship with him. The only problem is that Albert is Marianne’s ex husband. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Nicole Holofcener
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Gandolfini, Lennie Loftin, Jessica St. Clair, Tracey Fairaway, Christopher Nicholas Smith
11. Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014)
11
2
Hector and the Search for Happiness
R
11
2

Psychiatrist Hector, though leading a good life with girlfriend Clara, is disillusioned with his work and he feels like a sham, because his patients never seem to improve or experience happiness with his advice. He decides to break away from humdrum life and sets out to find the secret to joy. As he travels around the globe, does he discover the secret?

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Chelsom
Genres:
Drama, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Simon Pegg, Rosamund Pike, Jean Reno, Christopher Plummer, Veronica Ferres, Tracy Ann Oberman
12. Velvet Goldmine (1998)
11
2
Velvet Goldmine
R
11
2

In 1984, British journalist, Arthur Stuart, investigates the career of the 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early life by the rebellious life of American singer Curt Wild.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mandy Slade
Director:
Todd Haynes
Genres:
Drama, Music
13. Nothing Is Private (2007)
11
2
Nothing Is Private
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Alan Ball
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Maria Bello, Aaron Eckhart, Summer Bishil, Chris Messina, Peter Macdissi
14. Foster (2011)
11
2
Foster
PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Zooey
Director:
Jonathan Newman
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Ioan Gruffudd, Hayley Mills, Richard E. Grant, Anne Reid
15. Hitchcock (2012)
10
2
Hitchcock
PG-13
10
2

The movie follows legendary director Alfred Hitchcock’s struggles to get one of his most iconic movies Psycho made. After Paramount’s refusal, he is forced to finance the movie himself and in spite of reservations, is helped by his wife Alma. The making of the movie puts a strain on his health and their marriage.

As:
Cast
Role:
Peggy
Director:
Sacha Gervasi
Genres:
Biography, Drama
16. Miss You Already (2015)
10
2
Miss You Already
PG-13
10
2

Milly and Jess have been lifelong friends. However, their friendship is tested when Milly gets diagnosed with breast cancer, while Jess is trying to start a family.

As:
Cast
Role:
Milly
Director:
Catherine Hardwicke
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jacqueline Bisset, Drew Barrymore, Paddy Considine, Shola Adewusi, Tyson Ritter
17. Cosi (1996)
10
2
Cosi
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Julie
Director:
Mark Joffe
Genres:
Drama, Music, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Ben Mendelsohn, Barry Otto, Aden Young, Rachel Griffiths
18. Emma (1996)
10
2
Emma
PG
10
2

Based on Jane Austen’s novel of the same, this film revolves around Emma Woodhouse, who considers herself a matchmaker within her small community. She tries to find a suitable match for her timid friend Harriet, and during the process, she falls in love with the most eligible bachelor. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Douglas McGrath
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gwyneth Paltrow, Alan Cumming, Ewan McGregor, James Cosmo, Greta Scacchi
20. Japanese Story (2003)
10
2
Japanese Story
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sandy Edwards
Director:
Sue Brooks
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Lynette Curran, Matthew Dyktynski, Gotaro Tsunashima, Yumiko Tanaka
21. I'm Thinking of Ending Things (2020)
10
2
I'm Thinking of Ending Things
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mother
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
22. Please Stand By (2017)
10
2
Please Stand By
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Scottie
Director:
Ben Lewin
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Dakota Fanning, Jessica Rothe, Alice Eve, River Alexander, Marla Gibbs
23. Jasper Jones (2017)
10
2
Jasper Jones
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ruth Bucktin
Director:
Rachel Perkins
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Hugo Weaving, Matt Nable, Levi Miller, Angourie Rice
24. In Her Shoes (2005)
12
2
In Her Shoes
TV-14
12
2

The only thing common between sisters Rose and Maggie Feller is their shoe-size. Responsible, hard-working attorney Rose throws out reckless, wild, party-girl Maggie when Rose finds her boyfriend Jim in bed with Maggie. Learning about their grandmother Ella Hirsch both sisters didn’t know existed, Maggie moves to Ella’s place in Miami. When both sisters meet there, will they revive their family bond?

As:
Cast
Role:
Rose
Director:
Curtis Hanson
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Shirley MacLaine, Cameron Diaz, Candice Azzara, Anson Mount
25. Changing Lanes (2002)
10
2
Changing Lanes
R
10
2

When Wall Street lawyer Gavin Banek and insurance agent Doyle Gipson, both running late for their vital court appointments, collide in an automobile accident on busy FDR Drive, the delay leads to grievous repercussions in their lives. This turns the two total strangers into bitter, vengeful antagonists who don’t hesitate to resort to unscrupulous, illegal ways to create destruction in the other man’s life. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Michelle
Director:
Roger Michell
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
26. Imperium (2016)
10
2
Imperium
R
10
2

When a terrorist plot is uncovered, a young and inexperienced FBI agent Nate Foster, decides to prove himself by going undercover to infiltrate the gang of white supremacists responsible. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Angela Zamparo
Director:
Daniel Ragussis
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Daniel Radcliffe, Tracy Letts, Sam Trammell, Nestor Carbonell
28. Hotel Splendide (2000)
10
2
Hotel Splendide
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kath
Director:
Terence Gross
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Daniel Craig, Katrin Cartlidge, Stephen Tompkinson, Hugh O'Conor
29. Fright Night (2011)
10
2
Fright Night
R
10
2

A remake of Tom Holland's 1985 film of the same name, this movie follows a teenaged boy who discovers that his neighbor is actually a blood-thirsty vampire on a never-ending killing spree. A brutal fight ensues between the two amidst other frightening events. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jane Brewster
Director:
Craig Gillespie
Genres:
Horror, Comedy
Star Cast:
30. How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
10
2
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
R
10
2

On relocating to New York City after securing a job at the popular glossy magazine Sharps, British polemic journalist Sydney Young has a tough time, making blunders, being scorned by one and all until he learns to compromise. But one cannot live forever on a borrowed image and his true nature is soon revealed. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert B. Weide
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama, Biography
31. Jesus Henry Christ (2011)
10
2
Jesus Henry Christ
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Patricia Herman
Director:
Dennis Lee
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Sheen, Jason Spevack, Frank Moore, Hannah Brigden
33. Like Minds (2006)
10
2
Like Minds
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Sally Rowe
Director:
Gregory Read
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Tom Sturridge, Eddie Redmayne, Richard Roxburgh, Kate Maberly
34. Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger (2008)
10
2
Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Cathy Randall
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Essie Davis, Danielle Catanzariti, Cassandra Jinman, Talia Monaghan, Yen Yen Stender
35. A Long Way Down (2014)
10
3
A Long Way Down
R
10
3

A Long Way Down is a black comedy film, which tells the story of four strangers who want to commit suicide. However, they happen to come to the same suicide spot. They eventually decide to postpone their deaths and help one another, with their problems, and see if they are able to find any reason to live.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Maureen
Director:
Pascal Chaumeil
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
38. Krampus (2015)
10
2
Krampus
PG-13
10
2

Krampus is a comedy horror film, about Max, who loses interest in celebrating Christmas due to the constant quarrels between the members of his family. However, he accidentally awakens a demon Krampus, who wants to punish his entire family. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Sarah
Director:
Michael Dougherty
Genres:
Horror, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Seth Green, Conchata Ferrell, Adam Scott, Stefania LaVie Owen
39. Unlocked (2017)
10
2
Unlocked
R
10
2

Unlocked is a mystery action thriller film which tells the story of a CIA Agent Alice Racine, who is assigned to investigate an intelligence alert about a biological attack in London.

As:
Cast
Role:
Emily Knowles
Director:
Genres:
Mystery, Action, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
40. Connie and Carla (2004)
10
3
Connie and Carla
PG-13
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Carla
Director:
Michael Lembeck
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
David Duchovny, Nia Vardalos, Stephen Spinella, Alec Mapa
41. Mental (2012)
10
2
Mental
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
P.J. Hogan
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Liev Schreiber, Anthony LaPaglia, Rebecca Gibney, Kerry Fox
42. Lucky Them (2013)
9
2
Lucky Them
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ellie Klug
Director:
Megan Griffiths
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Joanne Woodward, Johnny Depp, Thomas Haden Church, Oliver Platt
43. Madame (2017)
9
2
Madame
TV-14
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Anne Fredericks
Director:
Amanda Sthers
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Harvey Keitel, Rossy de Palma, Tom Hughes, Michael Smiley
44. Shaft (2000)
9
2
Shaft
R
9
2

NYPD Detective John Shaft II arrests Walter Wade, Jr. for the murder of Trey Howard but Wade escapes with a bail. Years later Wade is again arrested by Shaft. Now Shaft must fight corrupt officials, officers, and drug lords to keep the only witness of Trey’s murder safe and bring Wade to justice. 

As:
Cast
Director:
John Singleton
Genres:
Action, Crime, Thriller
45. The Night Listener (2006)
9
2
The Night Listener
R
9
2

The Night Listener is a psychological thriller horror film which tells the story of Gabriel Noone, a writer who also hosts a late-night radio show. He begins a phone correspondence with a teenage boy who claims that he had survived a horrible and nightmarish childhood, and soon Gabriel becomes close to the boy.

As:
Cast
Role:
Donna D. Logand
Director:
Patrick Stettner
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Robin Williams, Sandra Oh, Bobby Cannavale, Joe Morton, Rory Culkin
46. 8 ½ Women (1999)
9
2
8 ½ Women
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Greenaway
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Amanda Plummer, John Standing, Peter Greenaway, Vivian Wu
47. Velvet Buzzsaw (2018)
9
2
Velvet Buzzsaw
R
9
2

Velvett Buzzsaw is a mystery horror drama film, which tells the story of a supernatural force which gets released, after a recently deceased artist’s paintings are discovered. The supernatural force starts enacting revenge on those who allowed their greed to get in the way of art.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Gretchen
Director:
Dan Gilroy
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Tom Sturridge, John Malkovich, Natalia Dyer, Billy Magnussen
49. Sea Fever (2020)
9
2
Sea Fever
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Neasa Hardiman
Genres:
Horror, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Connie Nielsen, Olwen Fouéré, Dougray Scott, Ardalan Esmaili
50. Stowaway (2021)
9
2
Stowaway
TV-MA
9
2

A three person-crew is on a mission to Mars. But they soon find themselves in a complicated situation when an unplanned passenger jeopardizes the lives of everyone on board.

As:
Cast
Role:
Marina Barnett
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
51. xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)
8
2
xXx: Return of Xander Cage
PG-13
8
2

Former xXx agent Xander Cage returns from exile and forms a new team to retrieve ‘Pandora’s Box’, a device which can control every satellite in the world and make them crash like warheads. But standing in his way are four highly skilled operatives being led by Xiang and corrupt high-level Government officials. 

As:
Cast
Director:
D.J. Caruso
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Adventure
52. Fun Mom Dinner (2017)
8
2
Fun Mom Dinner
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kate
Director:
Alethea Jones
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Molly Shannon, Paul Rudd, Rob Huebel, Caleb Paddock
53. Tammy (2014)
8
2
Tammy
R
8
2

Tammy is a road comedy film, which tells the story of a woman who after losing her job, also finds out that her husband has been unfaithful to her. She decides to hit the road with her alcoholic grandmother. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Ben Falcone
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
54. The Pallbearer (1996)
8
2
The Pallbearer
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Cynthia
Director:
Matt Reeves
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
David Schwimmer, Gwyneth Paltrow, Carol Kane, Michael Rapaport
55. Hereditary (2018)
15
2
Hereditary
R
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Annie Graham
Director:
Ari Aster
Genres:
Mystery, Horror, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Gabriel Byrne, Ann Dowd, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro
58. Lilian's Story (1996)
10
2
Lilian's Story
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Young Lilian Singer
Director:
Jerzy Domaradzki
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Essie Davis, Barry Otto, Ruth Cracknell, John Flaus
59. Glassland (2014)
9
2
Glassland
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jean
Director:
Gerard Barrett
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Will Poulter, Michael Smiley, Jack Reynor, Ally Ni Chiarain
60. Diana & Me (1997)
8
2
Diana & Me
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Diana Spencer
Director:
David Parker
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Malcolm Kennard, John Simm, Dominic West, Victoria Eagger
61. The James Gang (1997)
8
2
The James Gang
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Julia Armstrong
Director:
Mike Barker
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
John Hannah, Helen McCrory, Jason Flemyng, Darren Brownlie
62. Birthmarked (2018)
7
1
Birthmarked
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Catherine
Director:
Emanuel Hoss-Desmarais
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Fionnula Flanagan, Matthew Goode, Michael Smiley, Suzanne Clément

TV Movie(s)

2. Unit Zero (2017)
13
3
Unit Zero
13
3
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Jackie Fink
Director:
David Gordon Green
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jamey Sheridan, Rob Huebel, Peter Cambor, Ayden Mayeri

Animation(s)

Mary and Max (2009)
Mary and Max
Plot:

The film is a moving story about two very unlikely pen pals over the period of two decades. Mary, an eight year old girl from Australia befriends Max, a forty four year old obese man and the two bond well. Over the period of time, the friendship sees its share of ups and down wherein the two offer each other support and a new way of looking at life.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mary Daisy Dinkle (voice)
Director:
Adam Elliot
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana, Barry Humphries, Bethany Whitmore
The Boxtrolls (2014)
The Boxtrolls
PG
Plot:

Orphaned human boy Eggs is brought up by the Boxtrolls, a trash-collecting community of quirky creatures residing in caverns beneath the streets of Cheesebridge. But the wicked exterminator, Archibald Snatcher, is out to destroy the Boxtrolls. Eggs comes above the cavernous home and meets spirited Winnie who readily helps with a plan to save Boxtrolls. But their lives, too, are at risk. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Anthony Stacchi, Graham Annable
Genres:
Animation, Fantasy, Family, Adventure, Comedy
Blinky Bill (2015)
Blinky Bill
PG
As:
Cast
Role:
Beryl / Cheryl (voice)
Director:
Deane Taylor, Alexs Stadermann, Noel Cleary
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Barry Humphries, Richard Roxburgh, David Wenham, Ryan Kwanten

TV Shows and Videos

United States of Tara (2009)
United States of Tara
TV-MA
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Tara Gregson (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
Director:
Craig Zisk, Craig Gillespie, Jamie Babbit, Tricia Brock, John Dahl
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Viola Davis, Brie Larson, Patton Oswalt, Eddie Izzard, John Corbett, Rosemarie DeWitt, Keir Gilchrist
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
A Country Practice (1981)
A Country Practice
As:
Cast
Director:
Bob Meillon, Leigh Spence, Peter Maxwell, Bruce Best, Chris Adshead
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Nicole Kidman, Noah Taylor, Ben Mendelsohn, Shane Porteous, Brian Wenzel, Lorrae Desmond, Joyce Jacobs
The Graham Norton Effect (2004)
The Graham Norton Effect
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2004)
Genres:
Talk-Show, Comedy
Star Cast:
Macaulay Culkin, Jason Bateman, Graham Norton, Sandra Bernhard
Wanderlust (2018)
Wanderlust
Not
As:
Cast
Role:
Joy / ... (6 episodes, 2018)
Director:
Luke Snellin , Lucy Tcherniak
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Steven Mackintosh, Paul Kaye, Zawe Ashton, Joe Hurst
Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006)
Tsunami: The Aftermath
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Role:
Kathy Graham (2 episodes, 2006)
Director:
Bharat Nalluri
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tim Roth, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Hugh Bonneville, Gina McKee, Samrit Machielsen
Hostages (2013)
Hostages
TV-14
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Ellen Sanders (15 episodes, 2013-2014)
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Hilarie Burton, Tate Donovan, Sandrine Holt, Rhys Coiro

Toni Collette Awards

Golden Globe Awards
United States of Tara Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical 2010
Primetime Emmy Awards
United States of Tara Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series 2009