Children author and actress Julianne Moore has made appearances in over 60 films as well as many incredible television shows. She continues to star in many acclaimed movies in Hollywood. Julianne made her film debut with ‘Tales from the Darkside’ in 1990, although her breakthrough performance was to come later with ‘Short Cuts’ by Robert Altman in 1993. Moore established her career as a leading actress in Hollywood with the roles she played in ‘The Lost World: Jurassic Park as well as ‘Nine Months.’ She has earned numerous nominations as well as awards such as the ‘Golden Globe,’ Emmy, and the ‘Screen Actors Guild.’ In honor of Julianne Moore, here are her best movies of all time.
Top 10 Movies by Julianne Moore of all time
Hannibal’ is a 2001 crime thriller with Anthony Hopkins as the leading actor, going by the name Hannibal Lecter (a cannibal). Lecter attempts to reconnect with Julianne Moore who acts as Clarice Starling, an FBI agent. He finds a revenge target in this Sequel to ‘The Silence of the Lambs’, of 1991 in which Moore replaced Foster Jodie. Hopkins is the one who recommended Julianne Moore to the role of Clarice.
9. Crazy, Stupid, Love
The above film is a romantic comedy with Julianne Moore acting alongside Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell, Kevin Bacon and Emma Stone. The story is about Carell, her husband who life turns sour after the wife cheats on him and asks for a divorce. Jacob plays Gosling, Carell’s new friend who assists him to spot and take girls at bars, a lifestyle that Carell struggles to keep up with. The film is a well balance tale and a talented cast that is loved by the critics as well. The movie is a blend of love, relationships, infidelity, marriage, obsessions, break-ups and new relationships.
8. A Single Man
The film called ‘a Single Man’ is a drama that follows Christopher Isherwood’s novel that has the same name. It is a tale of Colin Firth, an English professor whose life is unbearable as he lives in Los Angeles during the 1960s after her boyfriend suddenly dies. The film continues to receive a positive reception from critics. Juliane Moore earned a nomination to the ‘Golden Globe Awards’ in the ‘Best Supporting Actress’ category in ‘Motion Picture’ for her character ibn this film.
7. Far From Heaven
The 2002 drama called ‘Far From Heaven’ tells the tale of Cathy Whitaker who is a wealthy Connecticut of the 1950s, a housewife whose life suddenly starts falling apart. The movie received over five ‘Academy Awards’ including a nomination for the ‘Best Actress’ that was given to Julianne Moore. The actor also received nominations to the ‘Screen Actors Guild’ and the ‘Golden Globe’ awards.
6. Boogie Nights
Boogie Nights’ is one of the best dramas that goes after the life of Adams Eddie, a role that Mark Wahlberg plays. The film is a chronicle of Adam’s career as he transforms from a dishwasher in a nightclub to a porn star, as well as his fall from fame. Julianne Moore earned a nomination for the ‘Best Supporting Actress’ from the ‘Academy Awards,’ ‘the ‘Screen Actors Guild’ and the ‘Golden Globes.’
5. The Hours
The 2002 drama called ‘The Hours’ is about the way Virginia Woolf’s novel called ‘Mrs. Dalloway’ impacts on three generations of ladies who once dealt with suicide in life. The movie received incredible reviews and gave Julianne Moore many nominations to the ‘Academy Awards,’ ‘BAFTA’ and the ‘Screen Actors Guild.’ ‘The Hours’ is a good inspirational watch for those in difficult circumstances.
4. The Kids are All Right
The Kids are All Right’ is a 2010 film that tells the tale of two kids who are conceived by way of artificial insemination. However, they later bring their biological father into their life and family. After the film had received much acclaim, Moore received nominations to the ‘SAG,’ ‘BAFTA’ as well as the ‘Golden Globe’ awards for her fascinating character in the movie.
3. The End of the Affair
The 1999 film known as ‘The End of the Affair’ is a tale of Maurice Bendrix, a novelist whose role is played by Ralph Fiennes. The author meets the husband to the former mistress called Sarah, a role that is taken by Julianne Moore in this movie. Sarah ended the affair around 24 months before their meeting, but Maurice loves Sarah again, but the mistress is followed due to her jealousy. Moore garnered nominations from the ‘Golden Globes,’ ‘BAFTA,’ ‘SAG’ and the ‘Academy Awards’ for her acting in ‘The End of the Affair.’
2. Still Alice
The 2014 movie known as ‘Still Alice’ is based on a 2007 best-selling novel by Lisa Genova that has a similar name. Julianne Moore acts as Alice, a professor from Columbia who is found to be suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, although the sickness is in its early stages. She struggles to deal with the disease as she manages her life with hardships. Her marriage, job, and children add to the already deteriorating medical condition, and her life gets harder. The role is one of Julianne’s dominant roles that earned her the ‘Best Actress’ nominations from the ‘SAG’ and the ‘Golden Globe’ awards.
1. Game Change
The 2012 political drama from the ‘HBO’ is based on the occurrences in the United States of America in 2008 during the aggressive presidential campaigns. The movie’s plot goes after John McCain and Sarah Palin, whose roles are played by Ed Harris and Juliane Moore consecutively. Their unsuccessful campaign made the film well received by many people with Moore receiving high praise for her ability to transform and act like Palin. Julianne Moore won the ‘Emmy,’ ‘SAG’ and ‘Golden Globe’ awards for her role in ‘Game Changer.’
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1. Kingsman: The Golden Circle
The Kingsman headquarters are attacked, giving rise to a new villain. Merlin and Eggs are forced to be workers with the ‘American agency Statesman’ to save the entire world. Matthew Vaughn is the director of the film written by Jane Goldman and Dave Gibbons. The actors are Channing Tatum, Taron Egerton, and Colin Firth.
Julianne Moore is such a sweetheart of the Hollywood. The role she played in the ‘Game Changer’ is one that can never be forgotten, and people still don’t believe that she was just acting.