Kathleen Turner Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Body Heat
R

Body Heat

(1981)
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Matty Walker
Director:
Lawrence Kasdan
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
William Hurt, Richard Crenna, Ted Danson, J.A. Preston
Plot:

A cunning lawyer Ned Racine starts having an affair with Matty Walker, who is the wife of a wealthy businessman. Eventually he comes up with a plan to kill Matty’s husband, so that he and Matty can run away with all of his money. However, he soon finds himself in a treacherous situation.

6
1
Romancing the Stone
PG

Romancing the Stone

(1984)
10
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Joan Wilder
Director:
Robert Zemeckis
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas, Alfonso Arau, Zack Norman
Plot:

Romance novelist Joan Wilder finds herself in the middle of the Colombian jungle with a treasure map. She is supposed to give the map to smugglers as ransom for her sister Elaine. Brash mercenary, Jack T. Colton, agrees to help her. The two end up falling in love while trying to recover the treasure, a massive emerald. 

10
0
The War of the Roses
R

The War of the Roses

(1989)
10
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Barbara Rose
Director:
Danny DeVito
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Sean Astin, Michael Douglas, Marianne Sägebrecht
Plot:

The War of the Roses is a romantic comedy film, revolving around a Washington lawyer and his wife, who decide to get divorced after a reasonably happy life.  However, they face a vicious divorce battle, while trying to divide the possessions. 

10
0
Marley & Me
PG

Marley & Me

(2008)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Ms. Kornblut
Director:
David Frankel
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Jennifer Aniston, Owen Wilson, Alan Arkin, Eric Dane
Plot:

After moving to Florida and getting new jobs at competing newspapers, newlyweds John and Jenny Grogan decide to adopt a puppy named Marley, as they are not ready to have children yet. The puppy soon grows up into a huge, mischievous dog which continuously irritates its owners, but also manages to bring out the best in them.

3
1
The Virgin Suicides
R

The Virgin Suicides

(1999)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Lisbon
Director:
Sofia Coppola
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
James Woods, Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett, Michael Paré
Plot:

Set in 1970s, the film revolves around 5 teenaged Lisbon sisters growing up in Michigan’s upscale neighborhood. After the youngest sister Cecilia attempts suicide, their protective parents take the girls out of school and isolate them from the world. The film is narrated through the perspective of a group of neighborhood boys who are obsessed and intrigued by the mysterious sisters. 

1
1
The Man with Two Brains
R

The Man with Two Brains

(1983)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Dolores Benedict
Director:
Carl Reiner
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Richard Brestoff, David Warner, Sissy Spacek, Steve Martin
2
0
The Accidental Tourist
PG

The Accidental Tourist

(1988)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Sarah
Director:
Lawrence Kasdan
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
William Hurt, Geena Davis, David Ogden Stiers, Amy Wright
3
0
Serial Mom
R

Serial Mom

(1994)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Mom
Director:
John Waters
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Matthew Lillard, Sam Waterston, John Waters, Joan Rivers
4
0
Prizzi's Honor
R

Prizzi's Honor

(1985)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Irene Walker
Director:
John Huston
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
William Hickey, Robert Loggia, Jack Nicholson, John Randolph
2
1
Crimes of Passion
R

Crimes of Passion

(1984)
1
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Ken Russell
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Anthony Perkins, Bruce Davison, Gordon Hunt, Dan Gerrity
1
3
Peggy Sue Got Married
PG-13

Peggy Sue Got Married

(1986)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Peggy Sue
Director:
Francis Ford Coppola
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Nicolas Cage, Barry Miller, Catherine Hicks, Joan Allen
Plot:

Peggy Sue attends a high school reunion after separating from her cheating husband. However, she faints during the reunion. When she wakes up, she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school, and gets a chance to relive her life, making different choices.

3
0
House of Cards
PG-13

House of Cards

(1993)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Ruth Matthews
Director:
Michael Lessac
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tommy Lee Jones, Shiloh Strong, Esther Rolle, Asha Menina
4
0
The Jewel of the Nile
PG

The Jewel of the Nile

(1985)
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Joan
Director:
Lewis Teague
Genres:
Comedy, Action, Adventure, Romance
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas, Spiros Focás, Avner Eisenberg
Plot:

After traveling around for months in their yacht, adventurer Jack Colton and novelist Joan Wilder get tired of easy life. Joan decides to travel to a Middle Eastern country on Sheik Omar’s invitation, but is abducted on reaching there; so Jack, with friend Ralph, rushes to her rescue. They brave their way through adventures, but do they get the ‘Jewel of the Nile?’ 

5
1
Undercover Blues
PG-13

Undercover Blues

(1993)
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jane Blue
Director:
Herbert Ross
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dennis Quaid, Stanley Tucci, Fiona Shaw, Larry Miller
4
1
The Real Blonde
R

The Real Blonde

(1997)
3
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Tom DiCillo
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dave Chappelle, Matthew Modine, Catherine Keener, Daryl Hannah, Maxwell Caulfield
3
0
A Breed Apart
R

A Breed Apart

(1984)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Stella Clayton
Director:
Philippe Mora
Genres:
Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Donald Pleasence, Rutger Hauer, Powers Boothe, Brion James
0
0
Moonlight and Valentino
R

Moonlight and Valentino

(1995)
3
0
As:
Cast
Director:
David Anspaugh
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Gwyneth Paltrow, Whoopi Goldberg, Jon Bon Jovi, Elizabeth Perkins
3
0
Switching Channels
PG

Switching Channels

(1988)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Christy Colleran
Director:
Ted Kotcheff
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Burt Reynolds, Christopher Reeve, Henry Gibson, Ned Beatty
0
0
The Perfect Family
PG-13

The Perfect Family

(2011)
1
0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Eileen Cleary
Director:
Anne Renton
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jason Ritter, Emily Deschanel, Richard Chamberlain, June Squibb
1
0
Naked in New York
R

Naked in New York

(1993)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Daniel Algrant
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mary-Louise Parker, Whoopi Goldberg, Eric Stoltz, Jill Clayburgh
0
0
Dumb and Dumber To
PG-13

Dumb and Dumber To

(2014)
1
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Murray, Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Rob Riggle, Laurie Holden
Plot:

Dumb and Dumber To is a sequel to Dumb and Dumber, which sees Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels reprise their roles as Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne who are good-natured but less than smart best friends. After a break of 20 years, the friends reunite and embark on a cross-country trip to meet Harry's daughter, who he has recently learned of.

1
1
Beautiful
PG-13

Beautiful

(2000)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Verna Chickle
Director:
Sally Field
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Minnie Driver, Joey Lauren Adams, Leslie Stefanson, Hallie Kate Eisenberg
1
0
A Simple Wish
PG

A Simple Wish

(1997)
0
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Ritchie
Genres:
Family, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Martin Short, Teri Garr, Francis Capra, Robert Pastorelli
0
1
V.I. Warshawski
TV-14

V.I. Warshawski

(1991)
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Vic
Director:
Jeff Kanew
Genres:
Crime, Action, Comedy, Mystery
Star Cast:
Wayne Knight, Charles Durning, Nancy Paul, Jay O. Sanders
4
1
Nurse 3D
R

Nurse 3D

(2013)
0
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Douglas Aarniokoski
Genres:
Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Judd Nelson, Corbin Bleu, Boris Kodjoe, Paz de la Huerta
0
2
Baby Geniuses
PG

Baby Geniuses

(1999)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Elena
Director:
Bob Clark
Genres:
Crime, Family, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dom DeLuise, Kim Cattrall, Christopher Lloyd, Peter MacNicol
1
0
Another Kind of Wedding

Another Kind of Wedding

(2017)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Barbara Haines
Director:
Pat Kiely
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Wallace Shawn, Kevin Zegers, Jessica Paré, Jessica Parker Kennedy
1
0
Emily & Tim

Emily & Tim

(2015)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Director:
Eric Weber, Sean Devaney
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alexis Bledel, Cara Buono, Thomas Mann, Zosia Mamet
0
0
Julia and Julia
R

Julia and Julia

(1987)
1
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Julia
Director:
Peter Del Monte
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Gabriel Byrne, Gabriele Ferzetti, Angela Goodwin, Sting
1
3
Prince of Central Park
PG-13

Prince of Central Park

(2000)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Rebecca Cairn
Director:
John Leekley
Genres:
Action, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Danny Aiello, Harvey Keitel, Cathy Moriarty, Frankie Nasso
0
1
Love and Action in Chicago
R

Love and Action in Chicago

(1999)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Middleman
Director:
Dwayne Johnson-Cochran
Genres:
Romance, Thriller, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Courtney B. Vance, Jason Alexander, Edward Asner, Regina King
1
0

TV Movie(s)

Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam
PG-13

Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam

(1987)
2
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Bill Couturié
Genres:
War, Documentary, History
Star Cast:
Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Willem Dafoe, Randy Quaid, Matt Dillon
2
0
Legalese
R

Legalese

(1998)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Glenn Jordan
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Brian Doyle-Murray, James Garner, Mary-Louise Parker, Gina Gershon
1
0
Cinderella
TV-PG

Cinderella

(2000)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Beeban Kidron
Genres:
Fantasy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Jane Birkin, Lucy Punch, David Warner, Sharon Maughan
0
0
Friends at Last

Friends at Last

(1995)
1
0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Fanny Connelyn
Director:
John David Coles
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sarah Paulson, Colm Feore, Julie Khaner, Megan Bouchard
1
0

Animation(s)

The Simpsons
TV-14

The Simpsons (1989)

As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Kirkland, Steven Dean Moore, Bob Anderson, Matthew Nastuk, Jim Reardon
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Ben Stiller, Carmen Electra, Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner
Wizards
TV-Y7-FV

Wizards (2020)

As:
Cast
Role:
Lady of the Lake
Genres:
Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Family Guy
TV-14

Family Guy (1999)

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Shin, James Purdum, Dominic Bianchi, Pete Michels, John Holmquist
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Ben Stiller, Bill Maher, Craig Ferguson, Dakota Fanning
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
TV-14

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Zemeckis
Genres:
Adventure, Mystery, Fantasy, Comedy, Animation, Crime, Family
Star Cast:
Bob Hoskins, Joanna Cassidy, Christopher Lloyd, Charles Fleischer
Plot:

Set in a world where humans and cartoons co-exist, a toon superstar Roger Rabbit suspects his wife of having an affair with Marvin and hires private detective Eddie to investigate. However, Marvin is soon found murdered and Roger Rabbit becomes the prime suspect. It is now up to Eddie, a toon hater, to find the real culprit and save Roger Rabbit.

Stories from My Childhood

Stories from My Childhood (1981)

As:
Cast
Director:
Ivan Ivanov-Vano, Roman Kachanov, Lev Atamanov
Genres:
Animation, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Bill Murray, Donald Bishop, David Huband, Caroly Larson, John Stocker
Roller Coaster Rabbit
PG

Roller Coaster Rabbit (1990)

As:
Cast
Role:
Jessica Rabbit (voice)
Director:
Frank Marshall, Rob Minkoff
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Animation, Short
Star Cast:
Corey Burton, Frank Welker, April Winchell, Charles Fleischer
Tummy Trouble
G

Tummy Trouble (1989)

As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Minkoff
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Family, Adventure, Short
Star Cast:
Corey Burton, April Winchell, Charles Fleischer, Lou Hirsch
Trail Mix-Up
G

Trail Mix-Up (1993)

As:
Cast
Role:
Jessica Rabbit (voice)
Director:
Barry Cook
Genres:
Animation, Family, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Corey Burton, Frank Welker, April Winchell, Charles Fleischer
King of the Hill
TV-14

King of the Hill (1997)

As:
Cast
Director:
Wesley Archer, Klay Hall, Tricia Garcia, Kyoung Hee Lim, Adam Kuhlman
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Ben Stiller, Carmen Electra, Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy
The Best of Roger Rabbit

The Best of Roger Rabbit (1996)

As:
Cast
Role:
Jessica Rabbit (voice)
Director:
Rob Minkoff, Barry Cook
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Corey Burton, Frank Welker, April Winchell, Charles Fleischer
Monster House
TV-PG

Monster House (2006)

As:
Cast
Director:
Gil Kenan
Genres:
Adventure, Mystery, Fantasy, Animation, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Ryan Newman, Steve Buscemi, Mitchel Musso, Catherine O'Hara, Fred Willard
Plot:

A teenage, DJ Walters, along with his friends Chowder and Jenny try to tell others that the neighbourhood house of Mr. Nebbercracker is suspicious and everything that lands on the property is either confiscated by its elderly owner or consumed by the house. When they fail in their endeavour, they decide to destroy the heart of the house so as to kill it.

Bad Baby
TV-G

Bad Baby (1997)

As:
Cast
Role:
Mom (voice)
Director:
Tom Burton
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Jim Belushi, Tress MacNeille, Rob Paulsen

TV Shows and Videos

Friends
TV-14

Friends (1994)

As:
Cast
Director:
Gary Halvorson, Kevin Bright, Michael Lembeck, James Burrows, Gail Mancuso
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow
Billy Ocean: When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going

Billy Ocean: When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going (1985)

As:
Cast
Role:
Kathleen Turner
Genres:
Short, Music
Star Cast:
Michael Douglas, Danny DeVito, Billy Ocean
Californication
TV-MA

Californication (2007)

As:
Cast
Director:
David Von Ancken, Adam Bernstein, John Dahl, Bart Freundlich, Michael Lehmann
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Henry Rollins, David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Evan Handler, Pamela Adlon
Air: Playground Love

Air: Playground Love (2000)

As:
Cast
Role:
Mrs. Lisbon
Director:
Sofia Coppola, Roman Coppola
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Kirsten Dunst, Sofia Coppola, Josh Hartnett, Kathleen Turner
American Masters

American Masters (1985)

As:
Cast
Director:
Susan Lacy, Robert Trachtenberg, Susan Steinberg, Catherine Tatge, Michael Epstein
Genres:
Documentary, Biography
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant
The Doctors

The Doctors (1963)

As:
Cast
Director:
Norman Hall, Henry Kaplan, Paul Lammers, Robert Myhrum, Rick Edelstein
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Alec Baldwin, Elizabeth Hubbard, Kathy Bates, Ted Danson
Nip/Tuck
TV-MA

Nip/Tuck (2003)

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael M. Robin, Elodie Keene, Ryan Murphy, Charles Haid, Craig Zisk
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sarah Paulson, Melissa Gilbert, Marlee Matlin, Brooke Shields, Melanie Griffith
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
The Path

The Path (2016)

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Weaver, Patrick R. Norris, Mike Cahill, Roxann Dawson, Norberto Barba
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Minka Kelly, Melanie Griffith, Aaron Paul, Michelle Monaghan
National Geographic Kids: Creepy Creatures

National Geographic Kids: Creepy Creatures (2000)

As:
Cast
Role:
Clawdette the Black Cat (voice)
Director:
Cynthia Van Cleef
Genres:
Family, Short
Star Cast:
Kathleen Turner

Kathleen Turner Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Prizzi's Honor Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 1986
Romancing the Stone Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 1985