Sigourney Weaver's best performances!

In my opinion, these are the best performances of SW... one of the greatest female movie star of all time....and there are upcoming films yet to watch her great talent.
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1.
Aliens (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The moon from Alien has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough? (137 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ The Academy should gave her an oscar for her iconic role in this great film... ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
2.
Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
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The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them. (129 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
“ Her best dramatic performance...in a classic picture ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
3.
Prayers for Bobby (2009 TV Movie)
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True story of Mary Griffith, gay rights crusader, whose teenage son committed suicide due to her religious intolerance. Based on the book of the same title by Leroy Aarons. (90 mins.)
Director: Russell Mulcahy
“ Great performance...really heartbreaking and one of my favs.! ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
4.
Working Girl (1988)
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When a secretary's idea is stolen by her boss, she seizes an opportunity to steal it back by pretending she has her boss' job. (113 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
“ Maybe her funniest performance (evil boss) in another classic.... ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
5.
The Ice Storm (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
1973, suburban New Canaan, Connecticut: middle class families experimenting with casual sex and substance abuse find their lives beyond their control. (112 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
“ Underrated... but she won a BAFTA for this brilliant film! ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
6.
Ghostbusters (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service. (105 mins.)
Director: Ivan Reitman
“ Lovely and sexy in this classic of classics.... ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
7.
Alien (1979)
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After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious life-form, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Her great debut with her iconic role as Lt. Ellen Ripley...and the film by itself is one of the best picture i've ever seen.. ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
8.
Copycat (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past. (123 mins.)
Director: Jon Amiel
“ In this good thriller u can watch one of her best performances ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
9.
Galaxy Quest (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The alumni cast of a space opera television series have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help. (102 mins.)
Director: Dean Parisot
“ Very funny performance, in this hilarious film... ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
10.
Avatar (2009)
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A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home. (162 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ Dr. Grace Agustine is one of the reazons i watched this film... the big blockbuster ever.... ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
11.
A Map of the World (1999)
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A woman's life falls apart after she's blamed for an accident on her property. (125 mins.)
Director: Scott Elliott
“ Impressive and very dramatic role that makes her one of the greatest dramatic actresses of the 90s... ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
12.
Political Animals (2012 Mini-Series)
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A divorced, former First Lady, is currently serving as the Secretary of State. She deals with State Department issues, while trying to keep her family together. (360 mins.)
“ Great debut in a TV series..her best performance lately ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
13.
Death and the Maiden (1994)
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A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government. (103 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
“ Powerful! ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
14.
Heartbreakers (2001)
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A mother and daughter con team seduce and scam wealthy men. (123 mins.)
Director: David Mirkin
“ Evil, funny and still sexy... ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
15.
Alien³ (1992)
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After her last encounter, Ripley crash-lands on Fiorina Fury 161, a maximum security prison. When a series of strange and deadly events occur shortly after her arrival, Ripley realizes that she brought along an unwelcome visitor. (114 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ Not my favorite film in the Alien saga, but great performance of her... ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
16.
Snow Cake (2006)
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A drama focused on the friendship between a high-functioning autistic woman and a man who is traumatized after a fatal car accident. (112 mins.)
Director: Marc Evans
“ Very underrated film and performance...still very effective as usual ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
17.
The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)
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A young Australian reporter tries to navigate the political turmoil of Indonesia during the rule of President Sukarno with the help of a diminutive photographer. (115 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
“ If i had a crush on her in the first Alien movie, I finally falled in love with her in this film :)... so jealous about Mel Gibson..hehe ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
18.
A Monster Calls (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mother's terminal illness. (108 mins.)
Director: J.A. Bayona
“ This film made me cry...An excellent supporting performance of SW ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
19.
Alien: Resurrection (1997)
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Two centuries after her death, Ellen Ripley is revived as a powerful human/alien hybrid clone who must continue her war against the aliens. (109 mins.)
“ didn't like this movie but her presence got it on a better level ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
20.
Red Lights (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Psychologist Margaret Matheson and her assistant study paranormal activity, which leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic who has resurfaced years after his toughest critic mysteriously passed away. (114 mins.)
Director: Rodrigo Cortés
“ very effective performance ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
21.
Imaginary Heroes (2004)
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The Travis family façade is destroyed by an event incomprehensible to them -- an event which will open... (111 mins.)
Director: Dan Harris
“ i liked this drama film, and her performance of course...all the cast was so cool ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
22.
Snow White: A Tale of Terror (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
In this dark take on the fairy tale, the growing hatred of a noblewoman, secretly a practitioner of the dark arts, for her stepdaughter, and the witch's horrifying attempts to kill her. (100 mins.)
Director: Michael Cohn
“ So evil ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
23.
Dave (1993)
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To avoid a potentially explosive scandal when the U.S. President goes into a coma, an affable temp agency owner with an uncanny resemblance is put in his place. (110 mins.)
Director: Ivan Reitman
“ Lovely ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
24.
The Girl in the Park (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Enduringly traumatized by the disappearance of her 3-year-old daughter 15 years ago, Julia Sandburg... (110 mins.)
Director: David Auburn
“ Impressive and heartbreaking, great performance! ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
25.
The Village (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A series of events tests the beliefs of a small isolated countryside village. (108 mins.)
“ Great support acting ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
26.
Chappie (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In the near future, crime is patrolled by a mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself. (120 mins.)
Director: Neill Blomkamp
“ She should have played more role, even so this is good film ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
27.
You Again (2010)
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When a young woman realizes her brother is about to marry the girl who bullied her in high school, she sets out to expose the fiancée's true colors. (105 mins.)
Director: Andy Fickman
“ still funny in this family film ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
28.
The Guys (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The story of a fire captain who lost eight men in the collapse of the World Trade Center and the editor who helps him prepare the eulogies he must deliver. (84 mins.)
Director: Jim Simpson
“ very impressive ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
29.
Infamous (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
While researching his novel 'In Cold Blood', writer Truman Capote develops a close relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and Perry Smith. (110 mins.)
Director: Douglas McGrath
“ Great support acting ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
30.
Ghostbusters II (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of spectral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business. (108 mins.)
Director: Ivan Reitman
“ sweet and hilarious!.. ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
31.
The TV Set (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The story of a TV pilot as it goes through the Network TV process of casting, production and finally airing. (88 mins.)
Director: Jake Kasdan
“ still evil and funny... ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
32.
Tadpole (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Coming-of-age story about a 15-year-old boy, Oscar, who falls in love with his stepmother, Eve. (78 mins.)
Director: Gary Winick
“ sweet ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
33.
Eyewitness (1981)
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Eccentric Vietnam War vet turned janitor claims to have witnessed a murder of a man tied to international political underground in order to get the attention of a TV reporter he has a huge crush on. The cops suspect his loser best friend. (103 mins.)
Director: Peter Yates
“ good enough performance ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
34.
Half Moon Street (1986)
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Dr. Slaughter, a researcher in London who works as a high class hooker in her spare time, becomes a pawn in a dangerous political game, when her latest john Lord Bulbeck, who's negotiating an Arab-Israeli peace treaty, falls for her. (90 mins.)
Director: Bob Swaim
“ sexy!.....This film isn't a gem but I like it :) ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
35.
The Cold Light of Day (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
After his family is kidnapped during their sailing trip in Spain, a young Wall Street trader is confronted by the people responsible: intelligence agents looking to recover a mysterious briefcase. (93 mins.)
“ This action film is really bad, she doesnt need to be in this kind of film (neither the rest of the cast)...but still enjoy watching her in it :)...sometimes it's really "funny" ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
36.
Jeffrey (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Jeffrey, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decides to become celibate. He... (92 mins.)
“ So funny in this small caracter ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
37.
Paul (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Two British comic-book geeks traveling across the U.S. encounter an alien outside Area 51. (104 mins.)
Director: Greg Mottola
“ Very small role in this hilarious film! ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
38.
The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin, where they get more than they bargained for, discovering the truth behind the cabin in the woods. (95 mins.)
Director: Drew Goddard
“ very small role but very important and effective aswell in this fantastic and very original film ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
39.
Vamps (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Two female vampires in modern-day New York City are faced with daunting romantic possibilities. (92 mins.)
Director: Amy Heckerling
“ still funny and evil in this "sweet" film ” - maguilar-907-785646
 
40.
Baby Mama (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A successful, single businesswoman who dreams of having a baby discovers she is infertile and hires a working class woman to be her unlikely surrogate. (99 mins.)
“ I didnt understand the type of character in this film...really dont like it, thats why i put it at last, however Tina and Amy made me laugh in here ” - maguilar-907-785646