My Favorite Sissy Spacek Movies

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1. Carrie (1976)

R | 98 min | Horror

7.4
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85 Metascore

Carrie White, a shy, friendless teenage girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, John Travolta

Votes: 140,315 | Gross: $33.80M

2. Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)

PG | 124 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.5
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87 Metascore

Biographical story of Loretta Lynn, a legendary country singer that came from poverty to worldwide fame. She rose from humble beginnings in Kentucky to superstardom and changing the sound and style of country music forever.

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Tommy Lee Jones, Levon Helm, Phyllis Boyens-Liptak

Votes: 14,197 | Gross: $67.18M

3. Crimes of the Heart (1986)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Diane Keaton, Jessica Lange, Sissy Spacek, Sam Shepard

Votes: 3,131 | Gross: $22.91M

4. The River (1984)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama

6.3
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A farming family battles severe storms, a bank is threatening to repossess their farm, and there are other hard times in a battle to save and hold on to their farm.

Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: Mel Gibson, Sissy Spacek, Shane Bailey, Becky Jo Lynch

Votes: 5,393 | Gross: $11.49M

5. Missing (1982)

PG | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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78 Metascore

When an idealistic American writer disappears during the Chilean coup d'état in September 1973, his wife and father try to find him.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, Melanie Mayron, John Shea

Votes: 15,457 | Gross: $14.00M

6. 3 Women (1977)

PG | 124 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.9
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71 Metascore

Two roommates and physical therapists, one a vain woman and the other a mysterious teenager, share a bizarre relationship.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Shelley Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Janice Rule, Robert Fortier

Votes: 11,015

7. Badlands (1973)

PG | 94 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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90 Metascore

An impressionable teenage girl from a dead-end town and her older greaser boyfriend embark on a killing spree in the South Dakota badlands.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Warren Oates, Ramon Bieri

Votes: 53,764

8. Marie (1985)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama

6.7
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A woman is determined to reveal the truth about an insidious political corruption. In doing so she risks her safety, career and reputation but will not stop asking questions until the truth is known.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Jeff Daniels, Keith Szarabajka, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 650 | Gross: $2.51M

9. In the Bedroom (2001)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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86 Metascore

A New England couple's college-aged son dates an older woman who has two small children and an unwelcome ex-husband.

Director: Todd Field | Stars: Tom Wilkinson, Sissy Spacek, Nick Stahl, Marisa Tomei

Votes: 34,194 | Gross: $35.93M

10. Trading Mom (1994)

PG | 82 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.5
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Three children have had it with their mother, and magically make her disappear. The kids then head out to the "Mommy Market" for a replacement mom.

Director: Tia Brelis | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Anna Chlumsky, Aaron Michael Metchik, Asher Metchik

Votes: 1,490 | Gross: $0.32M

11. The Long Walk Home (1990)

PG | 97 min | Drama, History

7.3
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73 Metascore

Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott lead by Martin Luther King.

Director: Richard Pearce | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Whoopi Goldberg, Dwight Schultz, Ving Rhames

Votes: 2,833 | Gross: $4.80M

12. Lake City (2008)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama

5.9
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29 Metascore

A desperate young man, on the run from a dangerous drug dealer, returns to his mother, years after a family tragedy drove them far apart, to hide. However, his old and new life are about to collide.

Directors: Hunter Hill, Perry Moore | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Jason Davis, Alina Phelan, Cheryl Fare

Votes: 722

13. An American Haunting (2005)

PG-13 | 83 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.0
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38 Metascore

Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.

Director: Courtney Solomon | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Sissy Spacek, Rachel Hurd-Wood, James D'Arcy

Votes: 23,142 | Gross: $16.30M

14. The Grass Harp (1995)

PG | 107 min | Drama, Comedy

7.1
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After his mother's death, Collin Fenwick goes to live with his father's cousins, the wealthy, avaricious, and controlling Verena Talbo, and her compliant, earthy sister Dolly. When a city ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Matthau | Stars: Piper Laurie, Sissy Spacek, Walter Matthau, Edward Furlong

Votes: 2,956 | Gross: $0.49M

15. Raggedy Man (1981)

R | 94 min | Drama

6.8
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It's 1944 in the small town of Gregory, Texas. Divorcée Nita Longley has been brought into the town by the telephone company to work as its switchboard operator, a job which requires her to... See full summary »

Director: Jack Fisk | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Eric Roberts, Sam Shepard, William Sanderson

Votes: 1,183 | Gross: $1.98M

16. Hard Promises (1991)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.8
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A man who doesn't like stable work environments has been away for too many years, and finds out his wife has divorced him and is planning to remarry. He comes home to confront her, trying ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Davidson | Stars: Sissy Spacek, William Petersen, Brian Kerwin, Mare Winningham

Votes: 459 | Gross: $0.31M

17. Violets Are Blue... (1986)

PG-13 | 88 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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Young love may endure in your heart and one day re-ignite, but reality may soon dowse the flames.

Director: Jack Fisk | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Kevin Kline, Bonnie Bedelia, John Kellogg

Votes: 560 | Gross: $4.74M

18. 'night, Mother (1986)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama

7.6
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What would you do if someone you loved sat down with you one night and calmly told you that they were going to end their life before morning? This is Thelma Cates' dilemma. Her daughter, ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Moore | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Anne Bancroft, Ed Berke, Carol Robbins

Votes: 1,869 | Gross: $0.44M

19. Ginger in the Morning (1974)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.3
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An attractive young hitchhiker named Ginger meets and and takes up with a lonely, middle-aged advertising executive who is recently divorced. He is inspired by her free-spirited ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Wiles | Stars: Monte Markham, Susan Oliver, Mark Miller, Sissy Spacek

Votes: 199

20. Katherine (1975 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 97 min | Drama

6.5
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A harrowing look at the 1960s and early 1970s through the eyes of Katherine Alman, a wealthy debutante who slowly, but inexorably spirals down into a fight for the causes that shook a ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Art Carney, Sissy Spacek, Henry Winkler, Julie Kavner

Votes: 251

21. If These Walls Could Talk (1996 TV Movie)

R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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The movie examines the abortion issue through three stories set in different eras: 1952, 1974 and 1996.

Directors: Cher, Nancy Savoca | Stars: Demi Moore, Shirley Knight, Catherine Keener, Jason London

Votes: 3,489