The best Mary McDonnell’s movies

Mary McDonnell

Mary McDonnell

28/04/1952 (70 años)
Mary Eileen McDonnell (born April 28, 1952) is an American film, stage, and television actress. She received an Academy Award nomination for her role as Stands With A Fist in Dances with Wolves, and she is also very well known for her performance as President Laura Roslin in Battlestar Galactica, the President's wife in Independence Day, and for her starring role in Donnie Darko as the title character's mother. Description above from the Wikipedia article Mary McDonnell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
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Scream 4

Scream 4
6.2/10
  • Genre: HorrorMystery
  • Release: 11/04/2011
  • Character: Kate Roberts
Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill and her Aunt Kate. Unfortunately, Sidney's appearance also brings about the return of Ghostface, putting Sidney, Gale, and Dewey, along with Jill, her friends, and the whole town of Woodsboro in danger.

Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko
8/10
After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.

Independence Day

Independence Day
7/10
On July 2, a giant alien mothership enters orbit around Earth and deploys several dozen saucer-shaped 'destroyer' spacecraft that quickly lay waste to major cities around the planet. On July 3, the United States conducts a coordinated counterattack that fails. On July 4, a plan is devised to gain access to the interior of the alien mothership in space, in order to plant a nuclear missile.

Dances with Wolves

Dances with Wolves
8/10
Wounded Civil War soldier, John Dunbar tries to commit suicide—and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he's assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe.

Margin Call

Margin Call
7.1/10
  • Genre: DramaThriller
  • Release: 11/02/2011
  • Character: Mary Rogers
A thriller that revolves around the key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.

The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf

The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf
7.2/10
Escaping from poverty to become a witcher, Vesemir slays monsters for coin and glory, but when a new menace rises, he must face the demons of his past.

Sneakers

Sneakers
7.1/10
When shadowy U.S. intelligence agents blackmail a reformed computer hacker and his eccentric team of security experts into stealing a code-breaking 'black box' from a Soviet-funded genius, they uncover a bigger conspiracy. Now, he and his 'sneakers' must save themselves and the world economy by retrieving the box from their blackmailers.

Battlestar Galactica: Razor

Battlestar Galactica: Razor
7.6/10
A two-hour Battlestar Galactica special that tells the story of the Battlestar Pegasus several months prior to it finding the Galactica.

12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men
7.8/10
During the trial of a man accused of his father's murder, a lone juror takes a stand against the guilty verdict handed down by the others as a result of their preconceptions and prejudices.

Blue Chips

Blue Chips
6.2/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 18/02/1994
  • Character: Jenny Bell
Pete Bell, a college basketball coach is under a lot of pressure. His team isn't winning and he cannot attract new players. The stars of the future are secretly being paid by boosters. This practice is forbidden in the college game, but Pete is desperate and has pressures from all around.

And the Oscar Goes To...

And the Oscar Goes To...
7.1/10
The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, AND THE OSCAR GOES TO... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in 1927 when Louis B. Mayer, then head of MGM, led other prominent members of the industry in forming this professional honorary organization. Two years later the Academy began bestowing awards, which were nicknamed "Oscar," and quickly came to represent the pinnacle of cinematic achievement.

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon
6.9/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 25/12/1991
  • Character: Claire
Grand Canyon revolved around six residents from different backgrounds whose lives intertwine in modern-day Los Angeles. At the center of the film is the unlikely friendship of two men from different races and classes brought together when one finds himself in jeopardy in the other's rough neighborhood.

Matewan

Matewan
7.9/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 28/08/1987
  • Character: Elma Radnor
Filmed in the coal country of West Virginia, "Matewan" celebrates labor organizing in the context of a 1920s work stoppage. Union organizer, Joe Kenehan, a scab named "Few Clothes" Johnson and a sympathetic mayor and police chief heroically fight the power represented by a coal company and Matewan's vested interests so that justice and workers' rights need not take a back seat to squalid working conditions, exploitation and the bottom line.

Mumford

Mumford
6.8/10
In the small town of Mumford, a psychologist of the same name moves in and quickly becomes very popular, despite a questionable past.

Passion Fish

Passion Fish
7.3/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 11/12/1992
  • Character: May-Alice Culhane
After an accident leaves her a paraplegic, a former soap opera star struggles to recover both emotionally and mentally, until she meets her newest nurse, who has struggles of her own.

'Donnie Darko': Production Diary

'Donnie Darko': Production Diary
7/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 04/10/2004
  • Character: Self
Behind the scenes look at the making of cult classic 'Donnie Darko'

A Father's Choice

A Father's Choice
6.1/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 12/01/2000
  • Character: Susan Shaw
The fast-paced city life of two sisters is turned upside down when they are sent to live in the country with their father after their mother is killed.

For All Time

For All Time
6.9/10
A man facing middle-age and a failing marriage finds a time slip that can take him back to the end of the nineteenth century.

Garbo Talks

Garbo Talks
6.4/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 12/10/1984
  • Character: Stage actress
When New York accountant Gilbert Rolfe (Ron Silver) finds out his mother has a brain tumor, he is devastated. His incorrigible mother, Estelle (Anne Bancroft), has one last wish: to meet the great Greta Garbo. Gilbert, wanting to do this last thing for her, sets out on a wild goose chase through the streets of New York City to track down the iconic star, at the expense of his personal life and much to the chagrin of his wife, Lisa (Carrie Fisher). Can he find Garbo before it's too late?

Tiger Warsaw

Tiger Warsaw
4.7/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 11/05/1988
  • Character: Paula Warsaw
Chuck brought sorrow to his family when he shot his father who is now a semi-invalid. After 15 years of self destruction, he returns home to seek forgiveness.

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