Movies (Actrice) Kathy Bates

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1. Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama

64 Metascore

A housewife who is unhappy with her life befriends an old lady in a nursing home and is enthralled by the tales she tells of people she used to know.

Director: Jon Avnet | Stars: Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 63,203 | Gross: $82.42M

2. Midnight in Paris (2011)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

81 Metascore

While on a trip to Paris with his fiancée's family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s every day at midnight.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates, Kurt Fuller

Votes: 366,343 | Gross: $56.82M

3. The Road to Mecca (1991)

105 min | Drama

An elderly lady, living in (literally) the middle if nowhere, and fed up with small minded apartheid ideology, starts escaping into her own world of sculpting in her back yard and along ... See full summary »

Directors: Athol Fugard, Peter Goldsmid | Stars: Yvonne Bryceland, Kathy Bates, Athol Fugard, Louis van Niekerk

Votes: 67

4. Misery (1990)

R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

75 Metascore

After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth, Frances Sternhagen

Votes: 171,540 | Gross: $61.28M

5. Titanic (1997)

PG-13 | 194 min | Drama, Romance

75 Metascore

A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates

Votes: 989,941 | Gross: $659.33M

6. Guilty Hearts (2006)

R | 180 min | Drama

Six short stories from the heart and what made them bleed....

Directors: George Augusto, Savina Dellicour, Phil Dornfeld, Ravi Kumar, Benjamin Ross, Paul Black, Krystoff Przykucki | Stars: Kathy Bates, Gerard Butler, Julie Delpy, Andrea Di Stefano

Votes: 693

7. Summer Heat (1987)

R | 80 min | Drama

Feeling lonely and neglected by her overworked husband, Roxy, a Depression-era farm wife, is drawn into an ill-advised affair with Jack, their hired hand.

Director: Michie Gleason | Stars: Lori Singer, Anthony Edwards, Bruce Abbott, Kathy Bates

Votes: 205 | Gross: $0.35M

8. Tammy (2014)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

39 Metascore

After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother.

Director: Ben Falcone | Stars: Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon, Kathy Bates, Allison Janney

Votes: 45,641 | Gross: $84.53M

9. The Bridge of San Luis Rey (2004)

PG | 120 min | Drama, History, Romance

25 Metascore

In 1714 Peru, a friar is tried by the Inquisition for questioning God's intentions when five die in the collapse of an Andean rope bridge.

Director: Mary McGuckian | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Robert De Niro, Harvey Keitel, Kathy Bates

Votes: 3,242 | Gross: $0.04M

10. The Effects of Magic (1998)

PG | 87 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

A magician, aided by his talking magic bunny, joins forces with his previously estranged magician father, and together they fight the forces of evil to protect the art of magic.

Directors: Charlie Martinez, Chuck Martinez | Stars: Kathy Bates, Melinda Dillon, Robert Carradine, Jacobo Morales

Votes: 44

11. Relative Strangers (2006)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy

A hip, well-dressed yuppie tracks down his biological parents, only to find that they live in a trailer park.

Director: Greg Glienna | Stars: Danny DeVito, Kathy Bates, Ron Livingston, Neve Campbell

Votes: 3,672

12. Little Black Book (2004)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

36 Metascore

A woman snoops through her boyfriend's palm pilot and reveals his former girlfriends, which causes her to question why they're still listed in his little black book.

Director: Nick Hurran | Stars: Brittany Murphy, Ron Livingston, Holly Hunter, Kathy Bates

Votes: 16,876 | Gross: $20.42M

13. Diabolique (1996)

R | 107 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

The wife and mistress of the sadistic dean of an exclusive prep school conspire to murder him.

Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Sharon Stone, Isabelle Adjani, Chazz Palminteri, Kathy Bates

Votes: 12,793 | Gross: $17.10M

14. The Family That Preys (2008)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama

49 Metascore

Two families from different walks of life learn to work together.

Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Kathy Bates, Alfre Woodard, Sanaa Lathan, Rockmond Dunbar

Votes: 6,555 | Gross: $37.02M

15. The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

40 Metascore

A remake of the 1951 classic science fiction film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth.

Director: Scott Derrickson | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates, Jaden Smith

Votes: 158,576 | Gross: $79.37M

16. Prelude to a Kiss (1992)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

A couple fall in love despite the girl's pessimistic outlook. As they struggle to come to terms with their relationship, something supernatural happens that tests it.

Director: Norman René | Stars: Meg Ryan, Alec Baldwin, Kathy Bates, Ned Beatty

Votes: 7,348 | Gross: $20.01M

17. Bad Santa 2 (2016)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

38 Metascore

Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, Willie teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve.

Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Kathy Bates, Tony Cox, Christina Hendricks

Votes: 21,502 | Gross: $17.78M

18. Failure to Launch (2006)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

47 Metascore

A thirty-something is still living with his parents until they hire an interventionist to help him graduate out of the house. That's when the fun begins.

Director: Tom Dey | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Bates, Terry Bradshaw

Votes: 69,217 | Gross: $88.72M

19. Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

PG | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

49 Metascore

To win a bet, an eccentric British inventor, beside his Chinese valet and an aspiring French artist, embarks on a trip full of adventures and dangers around the world in exactly eighty days.

Director: Frank Coraci | Stars: Jackie Chan, Steve Coogan, Jim Broadbent, Kathy Bates

Votes: 80,799 | Gross: $24.01M

20. Curse of the Starving Class (1994)

R | 102 min | Drama

Sam Shepard's coming of age drama about a dirt-poor 1950's-era farm family. Dad's a foul talking drunk, and Mom is desperately trying to save what's left of their family life.

Director: J. Michael McClary | Stars: James Woods, Kathy Bates, Randy Quaid, Henry Thomas

Votes: 2,365

21. Used People (1992)

PG-13 | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

At her husband's funeral, Pearl (Shirley MacLaine), Jewish mother of two divorced and antagonistic daughters, meets an old Italian friend (Marcello Mastroianni) of her husband, whose advice... See full summary »

Director: Beeban Kidron | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Marcello Mastroianni

Votes: 1,317 | Gross: $17.96M

22. The Waterboy (1998)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Sport

41 Metascore

A waterboy for a college football team discovers he has a unique tackling ability and becomes a member of the team.

Director: Frank Coraci | Stars: Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Henry Winkler, Fairuza Balk

Votes: 141,926 | Gross: $161.49M

23. Bonneville (2006)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

46 Metascore

Three women take a road trip to Santa Barbara in order to deliver the ashes of one of their dead husbands to his resentful daughter.

Director: Christopher N. Rowley | Stars: Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Joan Allen, Robert Conder

Votes: 2,480 | Gross: $0.49M

24. Chéri (2009)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

63 Metascore

The son of a courtesan retreats into a fantasy world after being forced to end his relationship with the older woman who educated him in the ways of love.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Rupert Friend, Kathy Bates, Frances Tomelty

Votes: 10,264 | Gross: $2.71M

25. Personal Effects (2009)

R | 106 min | Drama

Walter, 24, is a wrestler, competing for a spot on the national team when he learns of his sister's brutal death. He comes home to help his mother; he works out, takes a dead-end job, and ... See full summary »

Director: David Hollander | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Ashton Kutcher, Kathy Bates, Spencer Hudson

Votes: 8,004

26. A Little Bit of Heaven (2011)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

14 Metascore

An irreverent young woman who uses her humor to prevent matters from getting serious has a life-changing visit with her doctor.

Director: Nicole Kassell | Stars: Kate Hudson, Gael García Bernal, Kathy Bates, Peter Dinklage

Votes: 26,901 | Gross: $0.01M

27. White Palace (1990)

R | 103 min | Drama, Romance

66 Metascore

Still getting over the death of his wife, a young advertising executive meets an older waitress, a woman that might set him free.

Director: Luis Mandoki | Stars: Susan Sarandon, James Spader, Jason Alexander, Kathy Bates

Votes: 7,140 | Gross: $17.49M

28. The Great Gilly Hopkins (2015)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

47 Metascore

12-year-old wisecracking Gilly Hopkins finds herself shuffled from foster home to foster home until she meets Maime Trotter.

Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Sophie Nélisse, Kathy Bates, Glenn Close, Octavia Spencer

Votes: 4,083

29. Men Don't Leave (1990)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama

A mother of two sons finds life considerably difficult on her own after the death of her beloved husband. Due to debt she must move them to Baltimore, and deal with the hardships and all ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Brickman | Stars: Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Arliss Howard, Joan Cusack

Votes: 2,260 | Gross: $6.07M

30. Angus (1995)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

A miserable fat teenager secretly has a crush on the class beauty, ends up becoming the surprising participant to dance with her at a high school dance, meaning he's got to get his act together with the help of his best friend.

Director: Patrick Read Johnson | Stars: Charlie Talbert, George C. Scott, Kathy Bates, Perry Anzilotti

Votes: 6,098 | Gross: $4.82M

31. Boychoir (2014)

103 min | Drama, Music

51 Metascore

After his single mother dies, a young boy with an excellent voice is sent to a prestigious choir school, and has trouble adapting to the culture of the school.

Director: François Girard | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Eddie Izzard, Kevin McHale

Votes: 5,977

32. Primary Colors (1998)

R | 143 min | Comedy, Drama

70 Metascore

A man joins the political campaign of a smooth-operator candidate for president of the USA.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Kathy Bates, Larry Hagman

Votes: 26,538 | Gross: $38.97M

33. Swept from the Sea (1997)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

The film tells the story of Russian émigré, and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall, and servant Amy Foster in the end of nineteenth century. When Yanko enters a farm, sick and ... See full summary »

Director: Beeban Kidron | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Vincent Perez, Ian McKellen, Kathy Bates

Votes: 2,986 | Gross: $0.28M

34. Unconditional Love (2002)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

After her husband unexpectedly leaves her, Grace Beasley (Kathy Bates) spontaneously travels to Great Britain to attend the funeral of Victor Fox, a singer she adored. There, she meets the ... See full summary »

Director: P.J. Hogan | Stars: Kathy Bates, Rupert Everett, Jonathan Pryce, Ashley Anne Ayer

Votes: 3,441

35. Love Liza (2002)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

58 Metascore

Following the unexplained suicide of his wife Liza, a web designer turns to gasoline fumes and remote-control airplanes while avoiding an inevitable conflict with his mother-in-law.

Director: Todd Louiso | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Annie Morgan, Kathy Bates, J.D. Walsh

Votes: 6,975 | Gross: $0.21M

36. The War at Home (1996)

R | 123 min | Drama

Haunted by his experiences in the Vietnam War, a young man returns home and has trouble adjusting back to civilian life, his family and his stern father.

Director: Emilio Estevez | Stars: Emilio Estevez, Kathy Bates, Martin Sheen, Kimberly Williams-Paisley

Votes: 2,192 | Gross: $0.04M

37. A Home of Our Own (1993)

PG | 104 min | Biography, Drama

The story begins in Los Angeles when Frances Lacey (Kathy Bates) takes her six children and drives north to find a home of their own away from the bad influences of the big city.

Director: Tony Bill | Stars: Kathy Bates, Edward Furlong, Clarissa Lassig, Sarah Schaub

Votes: 2,783 | Gross: $1.70M

38. About Schmidt (2002)

R | 125 min | Comedy, Drama

85 Metascore

A man upon retirement, embarks on a journey to his estranged daughter's wedding, only to discover more about himself and life than he ever expected.

Director: Alexander Payne | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Hope Davis, Dermot Mulroney, Kathy Bates

Votes: 119,127 | Gross: $65.02M

39. Dolores Claiborne (1995)

R | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

62 Metascore

A big-city reporter travels to the small town where her mother has been arrested for the murder of an elderly woman that she works for as a maid.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Christopher Plummer, Judy Parfitt

Votes: 36,543 | Gross: $24.36M



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