Claire Danes Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Stardust
PG-13

Stardust

(2007)
9
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Matthew Vaughn
Genres:
Romance, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Ian McKellen, Bimbo Hart, Alastair MacIntosh, David Kelly, Ben Barnes
Plot:

Tristan Thorn is in love with Victoria and in order to marry her promises to bring a fallen star. In the magical kingdom of Stormhold, he discovers that the star is actually a woman named Yvaine and three evil witches and the king’s son are also after her. As he tries to protect her on his way back, he unravels his own true identity.

9
0
Les Misérables
PG-13

Les Misérables

(1998)
6
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Bille August
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Romance, History
Star Cast:
Liam Neeson, Uma Thurman, Christopher Adamson, Tim Barlow, Timothy Bateson
6
0
The Hours
PG-13

The Hours

(2002)
3
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Daldry
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Julianne Moore, Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Stephen Dillane, Miranda Richardson
Plot:

The movie revolves around the lives of three women of three different generations, Clarissa Vaughan, Laura Brown, and Virginia Woolf. Their lives are interconnected by Woolf’s novel Mrs Dalloway. The movie unfolds the personal struggles of each woman in the span of a single day in different decades ending with transcendent revelations. 

3
1

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Brigsby Bear
PG-13

Brigsby Bear

(2017)
2
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Dave McCary
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Andy Samberg, Kyle Mooney, Mark Hamill, Jane Adams
2
2
Little Women
PG

Little Women

(1994)
5
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Gillian Armstrong
Genres:
Family, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Christian Bale, Kirsten Dunst, Winona Ryder, Gabriel Byrne, Trini Alvarado
5
1
Stage Beauty
R

Stage Beauty

(2004)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Maria Hughes
Director:
Richard Eyre
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Derek Hutchinson, Mark Letheren, Billy Crudup, Tom Wilkinson
2
0
The Rainmaker
PG-13

The Rainmaker

(1997)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Kelly Riker
Director:
Francis Ford Coppola
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Matt Damon, Danny DeVito, Jon Voight, Mary Kay Place
3
0
The Rage in Placid Lake

The Rage in Placid Lake

(2003)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Tony McNamara
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rose Byrne, Jordan Brooking, Ben Lee, Miranda Richardson
1
0
Igby Goes Down
R

Igby Goes Down

(2002)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Sookie
Director:
Burr Steers
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jeff Goldblum, Kieran Culkin, Jared Harris, Amanda Peet
1
0
Romeo + Juliet
PG-13

Romeo + Juliet

(1996)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Juliet
Director:
Baz Luhrmann
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Leonardo DiCaprio, Paul Rudd, John Leguizamo, Harold Perrineau
Plot:

The modern-day adaptation of the Shakespearean tragedy revolves around the characters of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo belongs to the Montagues family and Juliet to the Capulets, two rival gangs in Verona Beach. The two fall in love but deadly rivalries between the feuding families ultimately leads to their tragic deaths. 

4
0
U Turn
R

U Turn

(1997)
1
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Oliver Stone
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Sean Penn, Billy Bob Thornton, Abraham Benrubi, Richard Rutowski, Jon Voight
1
1
Me and Orson Welles
PG-13

Me and Orson Welles

(2008)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Linklater
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Zac Efron, Christian McKay, Zoe Kazan, Megan Maczko
0
0

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Evening
PG-13

Evening

(2007)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Ann Grant
Director:
Lajos Koltai
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Mamie Gummer, Glenn Close, Toni Collette, Vanessa Redgrave
3
0
Home for the Holidays
PG-13

Home for the Holidays

(1995)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Jodie Foster
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Robert Downey Jr., Anne Bancroft, Holly Hunter, Charles Durning, Dylan McDermott
1
0
Brokedown Palace
PG-13

Brokedown Palace

(1999)
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Alice Marano
Director:
Jonathan Kaplan
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Paul Walker, Kate Beckinsale, Bill Pullman, Jacqueline Kim
5
1
The Family Stone
PG-13

The Family Stone

(2005)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Julie Morton
Director:
Thomas Bezucha
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Diane Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Dermot Mulroney, Craig T. Nelson
Plot:

The story focuses on Meredith Morton, a successful, but uptight and conservative businesswoman, who has been invited by her boyfriend to spend the Christmas with his outgoing family. But feeling very much like a fish out of water, she opts to put up in an inn and asks her gregarious sister to join her.  

2
0
Shopgirl
R

Shopgirl

(2005)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Mirabelle
Director:
Anand Tucker
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Steve Martin, Jason Schwartzman, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, Sam Bottoms
1
1
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
R

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

(2003)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Kate Brewster
Director:
Jonathan Mostow
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nick Stahl, Kristanna Loken, David Andrews
Plot:

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, is the third part of the Terminator movie series. A humaniod robot is sent back to the past, to protect future-resistance leader and current drifter, John Conner, and Conner's future wife, from assassination by another robot. 

2
1
How to Make an American Quilt
PG-13

How to Make an American Quilt

(1995)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Jocelyn Moorhouse
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jared Leto, Kaelynn Craddick, Sara Craddick, Kate Capshaw, Adam Baldwin
0
0
As Cool as I Am
R

As Cool as I Am

(2013)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Lainee Diamond
Director:
Max Mayer
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
James Marsden, Sarah Bolger, Thomas Mann, Seth Adkins
2
0

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The Flock
R

The Flock

(2007)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Allison Lowry
Director:
Wai-Keung Lau
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Richard Gere, KaDee Strickland, Ray Wise, Russell Sams
2
0
To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday
PG-13

To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday

(1996)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Rachel Lewis
Director:
Michael Pressman
Genres:
Fantasy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Seth Green, Michelle Pfeiffer, Peter Gallagher, Laurie Fortier
0
0
I Love You, I Love You Not
PG-13

I Love You, I Love You Not

(1996)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Daisy / Young Nana
Director:
Billy Hopkins
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Julia Stiles, Jeanne Moreau, Jude Law, James Van Der Beek
1
0
Polish Wedding
PG-13

Polish Wedding

(1998)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Hala
Director:
Theresa Connelly
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Kristen Bell, Jon Bradford, Lena Olin, Ramsey Krull
2
0
It's All About Love
R

It's All About Love

(2003)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Elena
Director:
Thomas Vinterberg
Genres:
Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Sean Penn, Joaquin Phoenix, Douglas Henshall, Alun Armstrong
0
1
A Kid Like Jake
R

A Kid Like Jake

(2018)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Alex Wheeler
Director:
Silas Howard
Genres:
Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Ann Dowd, Aasif Mandvi, Octavia Spencer, Priyanka Chopra
0
0
The Mod Squad
R

The Mod Squad

(1999)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Julie
Director:
Scott Silver
Genres:
Crime, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Giovanni Ribisi, Josh Brolin, Omar Epps, Dennis Farina
1
0
Lemon

Lemon

(2011)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
Laura Brownson, Beth Levison
Genres:
Documentary, Drama
Star Cast:
Lemon Andersen, Claire Danes
1
0
Geoffrey Beene 30

Geoffrey Beene 30

(1993)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Kalin
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Eunice Anderson, Anna Bayle, Belinda Becker, Isabelle Bondi
1
0
Dreams of Love

Dreams of Love

(1990)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Edith Lammers
Director:
Jeffrey W. Mueller
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Sasha Pasmur, Ben George
0
0

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The Pesky Suitor

The Pesky Suitor

(1995)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Lisa
Director:
Karen Young
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Sully Boyar, Lola Pashalinski, Richard Collie
0
0
Dead Man's Jack

Dead Man's Jack

(1995)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Vicky Meyer
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Henry Cabot Beck, Eleni Beja
0
0

TV Movie(s)

Temple Grandin
TV-PG

Temple Grandin

(2010)
20
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Temple Grandin
Director:
Mick Jackson
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Julia Ormond, David Strathairn, Catherine O'Hara, Stephanie Faracy
20
0
No Room for Opal

No Room for Opal

(1993)
0
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Gail
Director:
Fred Barzyk
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Teresa Wright, Moses Gunn, Daniel J. Travanti, Tyne Daly
0
2

Animation(s)

Mononoke-hime
TV-14

Mononoke-hime (1997)

As:
Cast
Role:
San
Director:
Hayao Miyazaki
Genres:
Fantasy, Animation, Adventure
Star Cast:
Billy Crudup, Billy Bob Thornton, Minnie Driver, John DiMaggio, Claire Danes
Plot:

Mononoke-hime also known as Princess Mononoke is a Japanese animated classic. It follows the journey of the Emishi prince Ashitaka, who finds himself in the midst of war between forest gods and humans. In his quest to find a cure for a deadly curse, he comes up against San, the Mononike Hime and they unite to end the war. 

A Child's Garden of Poetry

A Child's Garden of Poetry (2011)

As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Amy Schatz
Genres:
Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Liam Neeson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Julianne Moore, Carrie Fisher, Claire Danes

TV Shows and Videos

Homeland
TV-MA

Homeland (2011)

As:
Cast
Role:
Carrie Mathison
Director:
Lesli Linka Glatter, Michael Cuesta, Daniel Attias, Clark Johnson, Keith Gordon
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Mandy Patinkin, Rupert Friend, F. Murray Abraham, Damian Lewis
My So-Called Life
TV-14

My So-Called Life (1994)

As:
Cast
Role:
Angela Chase
Director:
Mark Piznarski, Scott Winant, Todd Holland
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jared Leto, Bess Armstrong, Wilson Cruz, Devon Gummersall
Master of None
TV-MA

Master of None (2015)

As:
Cast
Director:
Aziz Ansari, Eric Wareheim, James Ponsoldt, Lynn Shelton, Melina Matsoukas
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Andy Samberg, Aziz Ansari, Eric Wareheim, Lena Waithe
Dudley

Dudley (1993)

As:
Cast
Director:
Ellen Gittelsohn
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dudley Moore, Joanna Cassidy, Harley Cross, Joel Brooks
Portlandia
TV-14

Portlandia (2011)

As:
Cast
Director:
Steve Buscemi, Jonathan Krisel, Bill Benz, Daniel Gray Longino, Carrie Brownstein
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Natasha Lyonne, Zoë Kravitz, Patton Oswalt, Jane Lynch, Justin Long
Law & Order
TV-14

Law & Order (1990)

As:
Cast
Director:
Constantine Makris, Edwin Sherin, Jace Alexander, David Platt, Richard Dobbs
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston, Jerry Orbach, Steven Hill
Lifestories: Families in Crisis

Lifestories: Families in Crisis (1992)

As:
Cast
Director:
Juan José Campanella
Genres:
Family, Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Ben Affleck, Craig Wasson, Julie Bowen, Claire Danes
Terminator 3: Redemption

Terminator 3: Redemption (2004)

As:
Cast
Role:
Kate Brewster
Director:
Shawn Wright, J.D. Smith
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Mark Moseley, Sean McNally, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Poppi Monroe, Claire Danes
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
T

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)

As:
Cast
Role:
Kate Brewster
Director:
Antoine Charreyron
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Poppi Monroe, Nick Stahl, Kristanna Loken

Claire Danes Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Homeland Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama 2013
Homeland Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama 2012
Temple Grandin Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television 2011
My So-Called Life Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama 1995
Primetime Emmy Awards
Homeland Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series 2013
Homeland Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series 2012
Temple Grandin Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie 2010
MTV Movie & TV Awards
Romeo + Juliet Best Female Performance 1997