Most Popular Titles With Frances McDormand
3. Fargo (1996)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.
Votes: 461,963 | Gross: $25.88M
4. The Good Dinosaur (2015)
PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
In a world where dinosaurs and humans live side-by-side, an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend.
Votes: 67,921 | Gross: $123.07M
5. Almost Famous (2000)
R | 122 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies it on their concert tour.
Votes: 209,713 | Gross: $32.52M
8. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets.
Votes: 329,257 | Gross: $352.36M
9. Wonder Boys (2000)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama
An English Professor tries to deal with his wife leaving him, the arrival of his editor who has been waiting for his book for seven years, and the various problems that his friends and associates involve him in.
Votes: 55,125 | Gross: $19.39M
10. Something's Gotta Give (2003)
PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A swinger on the cusp of being a senior citizen with a taste for young women falls in love with an accomplished woman closer to his age.
Votes: 92,081 | Gross: $124.59M
11. Burn After Reading (2008)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
A disk containing the memoirs of a CIA agent ends up in the hands of two unscrupulous gym employees who attempt to sell it.
Votes: 251,116 | Gross: $60.34M
12. Raising Arizona (1987)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Crime
When a childless couple of an ex-con and an ex-cop decide to help themselves to one of another family's quintuplets, their lives become more complicated than they anticipated.
Votes: 101,969 | Gross: $22.85M
13. Barton Fink (1991)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama
A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.
Votes: 89,797 | Gross: $6.15M
15. Miller's Crossing (1990)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Tom Regan, an advisor to a Prohibition-era crime boss, tries to keep the peace between warring mobs but gets caught in divided loyalties.
Votes: 105,246 | Gross: $5.08M
16. Æon Flux (2005)
PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Aeon Flux is a mysterious assassin working for the Monicans, a group of rebels trying to overthrow the government. When she is sent on a mission to kill the Chairman, a whole new mystery is found.
Votes: 111,203 | Gross: $25.86M
17. Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent - Madagascar style.
Votes: 121,092 | Gross: $216.37M
18. Mississippi Burning (1988)
R | 128 min | Crime, Drama, History
Two FBI agents with wildly different styles arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance of some civil rights activists.
Votes: 66,432 | Gross: $34.60M
19. North Country (2005)
R | 126 min | Drama
A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.
Votes: 33,154 | Gross: $18.32M
20. The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
R | 116 min | Crime, Drama
A laconic, chain-smoking barber blackmails his wife's boss and lover for money to invest in dry cleaning, but his plan goes terribly wrong.
Votes: 86,916 | Gross: $7.49M
21. Blood Simple. (1984)
R | 99 min | Crime, Thriller
A rich but jealous man hires a private investigator to kill his cheating wife and her new man. But, when blood is involved, nothing is simple.
Votes: 68,296 | Gross: $2.15M
22. Promised Land (2012)
R | 106 min | Drama
A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources.
Votes: 30,698 | Gross: $7.56M
23. This Must Be the Place (2011)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama
Cheyenne, a retired rock star living off his royalties in Dublin, returns to New York City to find the man responsible for a humiliation suffered by his recently deceased father during W.W.II.
Votes: 26,385 | Gross: $0.14M
24. Lone Star (1996)
R | 135 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.
Votes: 23,441 | Gross: $13.27M
25. Every Secret Thing (2014)
R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A detective looks to unravel a mystery surrounding missing children and the prime suspects: two young women who, seven years ago, were put away for an infant's death.
27. Hunter (1984–1991)
48 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Rick Hunter is a renegade cop who breaks the rules and takes justice into his own hands. Partnered with the equally stunning and rebellious Sgt. McCall, the tough-minded duo set out to crack down on L.A.'s slimiest criminals.
29. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
Crime | Post-production
THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI is a darkly comic drama from Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh (In Bruges). After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder ... See full summary »
30. Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse.
Votes: 22,312 | Gross: $12.29M
33. Madeline (1998)
PG | 88 min | Comedy, Family
The adventurous, young Madeline is very good at getting into trouble, but she's also fantastic in solving problems as well, and her school-mistress Miss Clavel is not too approving of her. ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,220 | Gross: $29.77M
34. Laurel Canyon (2002)
R | 103 min | Drama
When an uptight young man and his fiancee move into his libertine mother's house, the resulting clash of life attitudes shakes everyone up.
Votes: 13,174 | Gross: $3.66M
35. Friends with Money (2006)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.
Votes: 19,857 | Gross: $13.37M
36. Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)
60 min | Crime, Drama
Mystery/suspense series based on Robert Parker's "Spenser" novels. Spenser, a private investigator living in Boston, gets involved in a new murder mystery each episode.
37. City by the Sea (2002)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Vincent Lamarca, whose father was executed for a 1950s kidnapping of a child, grew up to become a police officer, only to see his own son become a murderer.
Votes: 21,473 | Gross: $22.43M
38. The Grey Zone (2001)
R | 108 min | Drama, History, War
A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkommando, Jews who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow Jews, find themselves in a moral grey zone.
Votes: 8,745 | Gross: $0.51M
41. Crimewave (1985)
PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Crime
A pair of whacked-out cartoon-like exterminator/hitmen kill the owner of a burglar-alarm company, and stalk the partner who hired them, his wife, and a nerd framed for the murder, who tells the story in flashback from the electric chair.
42. Paradise Road (1997)
R | 122 min | Drama, History, War
Fact-based recounting of a group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II and used music as a relief to their misery.
Votes: 4,207 | Gross: $1.92M
43. The Butcher's Wife (1991)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A clairvoyant thinks she's met her husband to be because she's seen him in her dreams. They marry quickly, and return to the husband's ("the butcher"), home in the city. She has a big ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,519 | Gross: $9.69M
45. The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards (2015 TV Special)
TV-14 | 126 min
The 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards honors the best in U.S. prime time television programming from June 1, 2014 until May 31, 2015, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
46. State of Grace (2001–2002)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
Set in 1965 this comedy/drama follows the adventures of a 12 year old Jewish girl named Hannah who is best friends with Grace, a 12 year old Catholic girl. They both attend the local ... See full summary »
47. Hidden Agenda (1990)
R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller
When an American human rights lawyer is assassinated in Belfast, it remains for the man's girlfriend, as well as a tough, no nonsense, police detective to find the truth... which they soon ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,595 | Gross: $1.03M
48. Beyond Rangoon (1995)
R | 100 min | Action, Drama
Laura is trying to pick up the pieces of her life after the murder of her husband and son, and goes on vacation with her sister to Burma. After losing her passport at a political rally, she... See full summary »
Votes: 4,166 | Gross: $5.75M
53. Chattahoochee (1989)
R | 97 min | Biography, Drama
In 1955 Florida, a Korean vet has a breakdown and is incarcerated in a "maximum security" mental health prison, where patients are abused.
Votes: 1,423 | Gross: $0.26M
54. Hidden in America (1996 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 93 min | Drama
Story of a man Bill Januson whose pride in being the head of his family won't let him accept help from his sick daughters doctor. He has to prove to his kids that even with the death of his... See full summary »
56. The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998 TV Special)
An award show that honors excellence in filmmaking in each of its separate categories. People are awarded Oscars in a humorous manner that provides an entertaining show.
57. Palookaville (1995)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime
Jerry and his two pals, Russ and Syd, are just looking for some easy money to help them break out of their nowhere lives in their nowhere town. Despite a bungled jewelry store heist which ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,159 | Gross: $0.32M
58. The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008 TV Special)
TV-14 | 197 min
59. Talk of Angels (1998)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Romance, War
This is the story of a young Irish woman who comes to Spain to escape from the pressures she feels about her impending marriage to a political activist in Ireland. But in Spain in the 1930'... See full summary »
Votes: 694 | Gross: $0.02M
60. Searching for Debra Winger (2002)
R | 100 min | Documentary
Rosanna Arquette talks to various actresses about the pressures they face as women working in the entertainment industry.
62. Johnny Skidmarks (1998)
R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Johnny Scardino is working for blackmailers, photographing wealthy guys in seedy motels. One such assignment turns the wrong way and blackmailers die one by one. Is Johnny the next on the ... See full summary »
63. The Botany of Desire (2009 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 120 min | Documentary
Michael Pollan, a professor of journalism and a student of food, presents the history of four plants, each of which found a way to make itself essential to humans, thus ensuring widespread ... See full summary »
64. The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006 TV Special)
214 min | Music
65. Scottsboro: An American Tragedy (2000)
84 min | Documentary, History
The history of the "Scottsboro Boys," a group of African American men who were victims of a racist miscarriage of justice that became a national controversy.
71. She's The Best Thing In It (2015)
74 min | Documentary, Biography
Mary Louise Wilson, Tony Award winner (Grey Gardens), travels to her hometown of New Orleans to teach acting to skeptical members of the You Tube generation. An examination of the actor's ... See full summary »
73. Scandal Sheet (1985 TV Movie)
PG | 101 min | Drama
The publisher of a celebrity gossip tabloid sets out to destroy an aging actor, whose career is foundering and who is also facing a battle with alcoholism.
77. Sôsei kishi Gaiâsu (1992 Video)
50 min | Animation, Sci-Fi
In a post-apocalyptic, dystopian future, Ital Del Labard sets out to avenge the death of Randis R. Khiezard, a war-roid whom raised Ital, that was killed by the beastmaster.
81. Rebels with a Cause (2013)
74 min | Documentary, History
REBELS WITH A CAUSE provides the David and Goliath origin for one of America's most visited, and arguably it's most beautiful, urban national parks - Point Reyes National Seashore and ... See full summary »
90 min | Documentary
A detailed look into the process of filming of Robert Altman's masterpiece "Short Cuts". The great ensemble cast composed of 22 actors, Raymond Carver's widow, few members of the crew and ... See full summary »
86. Last Night (III) (2004)
22 min | Drama, Short
A woman dying of cancer decides that tonight her husband must end her suffering through euthanasia. They invite a young family friend along to bear witness and lend support through the night; but mercy doesn't come without complications.
88. Minnesota Nice (2003 Video)
28 min | Short, Documentary
A special behind the scenes documentary about one of the greatest films of all time, with actors and the directors revealing stories and curiosities about the film and also about the ... See full summary »
89. Upheaval (2001)
Not Rated | 15 min | Drama, Short
A neurotic and overly-presumptuous mother accuses her family's au pair of stealing a cherished heirloom, much to the chagrin of her husband. Stars Frances McDormand ("Fargo", "Friends with Money", "Almost Famous").
97. Precinct Hollywood (2005 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Crime
Cops are among the most indelible characters ever portrayed in the movies. Whether they're rogues like Harry Callahan (Dirty Harry), superheroes like John McClane (Die Hard), or morally ... See full summary »
Spenser: For Hire (1985–1988)
A Day's Wages
A young ex-con named Louis Harper steals from his boss, John Brady. Brady hires Spenser to prove it and Harper hires Hawk to protect him from leg-breakers. Spenser and Hawk team up to solve Louis' murder.