MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,364 this week

Best Actress (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Comedy  -  19 March 2000 (USA)
4.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.7/10 from 179 users  
Reviews: 2 user

A Hollywood writer becomes embroiled while investigating into the lives of five fictitious actresses all nominated for the Academy Award for best actress.

Director:

(as F. Harvey Frost)
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb at Comic-Con 2014

Follow our coverage of Comic-Con 2014, direct from San Diego July 23-27 in our Comic-Con section.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1695 titles
created 29 Oct 2011
 
a list of 1055 titles
created 31 May 2013
 
a list of 159 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Best Actress" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Best Actress (TV Movie 2000)

Best Actress (TV Movie 2000) on IMDb 4.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Best Actress.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Smoke Screen (TV Movie 2010)
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A television reporter finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation when she wakes up next to a dead body, not remembering a thing about the night before.

Director: Gary Yates
Stars: Jaime Pressly, Currie Graham, Garwin Sanford
Cruel World (2005)
Comedy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

Reeling from his dismissal from a reality show, a deranged runner-up holds a group of co-eds hostage on the set of his own fictitious show, where losers suffer a deadly fate.

Director: Kelsey T. Howard
Stars: Edward Furlong, Daniel Franzese, Andrew Keegan
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  

Most of Earth has been destroyed by an asteroid. A small military colony, New America, has managed to survive in the Arctic. When a soldier goes missing at the colony, authorities send Ryan Murphy to investigate.

Director: David DeCoteau
Stars: Mario Lopez, Jaime Pressly, Richard Grieco
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A sinister seductress vows to destroy a suburban family.

Director: Kurt Voss
Stars: Jaime Pressly, Megan Edwards, Michael Des Barres
Desert Heat II (1999)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

In the spring, the full moon shines for the warrior who has lost his way. Coyote is the spirit that leads back to life. If he follows the coyote when the moon is full, the warrior will see the path once more...

Director: John G. Avildsen
Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Pat Morita, Danny Trejo
A Fine Mess (1986)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Two friends an actor and a chef discover a plot to fix a horse race and try to capitalize on it. But also have to deal with the two men who fixed it who are trying to silence them. And ... See full summary »

Director: Blake Edwards
Stars: Ted Danson, Howie Mandel, Richard Mulligan
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A trigger-happy outlaw goes on the run and a burned out, disillusioned cop gives chase. They end up head-to-head in a Los Angeles shoot out.

Director: Jim Wynorski
Stars: Nancy Allen, Richard Grieco, Nick Mancuso
Bad Girls (TV Movie 2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Follows the ins-and-outs of a group of unlikely women in a federal prison: a scandalous female warden, her new protégé and a host of inmates - some mothers, some friends-who struggle with loyalties to people on the inside and the outside.

Director: John Dahl
Stars: Jaime Pressly, Amy Smart, Jurnee Smollett-Bell
Rex (TV Movie 2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

Ever wonder how "real" the attention-getting antics of today's celebrities are? "Rex" explores the world of Hollywood's purposefully planned and manufactured controversies through the eyes ... See full summary »

Director: Guy Shalem
Stars: Simon Rex, Paris Hilton, Jill Bartlett
Drama | Thriller | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

When Donielle is just eight years old and attending her best friend's funeral she has a vision that her friend was murdered by his father. No one believes her and she is disowned by her ... See full summary »

Director: Donald Wrye
Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Thomas Ian Griffith, Maria Conchita Alonso
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

FBI agents attempt to protect a woman who is testifying against her gangster boy friend. However, an army of assassins are after her in an endless series of shootouts.

Director: Jack Ersgard
Stars: Maria Conchita Alonso, Matt McColm, Muse Watson
Footprints (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
Director: E. Marshall
Stars: Trager Watson, Stoney Jackson, Paul Hayes
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Ted Gavin
...
Karen Kroll
...
Fiona Covington
...
Colin Truemans (as Anthony Stewart Head)
...
Amber Lyons
...
Lori Seefer
...
Maria Katarina Caldone
...
Connie Travers
Pam Hyatt ...
Shana
...
Fatima
...
Eric Collins
...
Melissa Goldman
Guy Fauchon ...
Philip (as Guy Fuchon)
...
Brianna
...
Tatianna
Edit

Storyline

Ted, a recently murdered writer for a Hollywood tabloid magazine, narrates his story about the five sordid and scandalous lives of five actresses nominated for the Academy Award for best actress who include British star Fiona Covington; teenage drug addict Amber Lyons; alcoholic, self-hating lesbian Lori Seefer; blond vixen and center-fold Karen Kroll; and washed-up singer Connie Travis, and out of all of these individuals, one of them vows to kill the one who wins the award if she doesn't. Written by <pataygs@voicenet.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

award | actress | hollywood | drugs | lesbian | See more »

Taglines:

Only Hollywood would give these women an award.

Genres:

Crime | Comedy

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

19 March 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

I protagonistria  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Brianna: I heard that Connie Travers is having her whole body LIFO suctioned.
Tatianna: She's such an oxygen thief.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Something lost in translation
30 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

5 actresses with 5 big secrets who are so determined to keep them in the closet that they lie, cheat, steal, deceive, betray and are even capable of murder. It is a cutthroat business and the plot is full of delicious promise. But---

Alas, not nearly so WICKEDLY funny or as shamelessly sassy and satirical as the book. Based on one of the most delightfully naughty books ever written about Hollywood, something was definitely lost in the screen translation which retained the great premise but somehow lost its way.

Cast does a worthy effort with what was given to them, but the script is awkward at times and lacks the spirit of mischievousness that was so endearing in the novel. Too bad, what a true gem this would have been if it had been truly faithful to the spirit of the book BUT the danger of lawsuits might have been too hot to handle!


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Petition swanscrossingfan
Discuss Best Actress (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?