Melanie Griffith is an American actress whose first credited role in the mystery-thriller 'Night Moves' (1975) saw her in many racy scenes, and typecast her as a nymphet in films such as 'Smile' (1975), 'The Drowning Pool' (1975), and 'One on One' (1977). For her role in the erotic thriller film 'Body Double' (1984), she earned a 'National Society of Film Critics Award'.
She earned critical acclaim for her role in the action comedy 'Something Wild' (1986), and went on to win a 'Golden Globe Award' and an 'Oscar' nomination for the romantic comedy film 'Working Girl' (1988). In the following decade, her filmography included the made-for-TV movie 'Buffalo Girls' (1995) and the historical drama 'RKO 281' (1999) – which earned her 'Golden Globe' nominations, as well as movies like 'Shining Through' (1992), 'Crazy in Alabama' (1999) and 'Cecil B. Demented' (2000) – which are considered among her worst films and earned her 'Razzie Awards' and nominations.
Other notable movies in her filmography include 'Pacific Heights' (1990), 'Milk Money' (1994), 'Mulholland Falls' (1996), 'Lolita' (1997), 'Another Day in Paradise' (1998) and 'The Night We Called It a Day' (2003). She was a series regular on 'Twins' (2005-06) and 'Viva Laughlin' (2007).
Hard working secretary Tess McGill gets upset as she discovers that boss Katherine Parker is about to pinch her idea. When Katherine suffers a broken leg, Tess poses as Katherine and uses her own idea to close a deal with help of investment-broker Jack Trainer. Both grow closer, but Tess is unaware that Jack is Katherine’s boyfriend. Soon, Katherine finds out everything.
Aspiring filmmaker and actor, Tommy Wiseau, forms an unlikely friendship with actor, Greg Sestero, and the two move to Los Angeles. Eventually, as Tommy, writes and directs The Room, one of the worst movies ever made, his awful behavior alienates everyone including his friends. The Room is a flop but goes on to become a cult classic.
Middle-aged European professor, Humbert, moves to New Hampshire for new job and boards with widow Charlotte Haze. He marries Charlotte only to be near her 14-year-old daughter, Dolores ‘Lolita.’ After reading his diary, furious Charlotte runs out and gets killed in an accident. Without revealing this, he takes Lolita on a trip and develops a relationship, but it only leads to misfortune.
Now and Then is a comedy drama film which tells the story of four women who reunite after several years as one of them is giving birth to a baby. They also remember their childhoods and how different their lives were when they were only twelve, as compared to their lives today.
This post-apocalyptic sci-fi action movie takes us to the future, to a time where the human race which is on the brink of extinction, is at threat again, due to self-modifying humanoid robots who pose a threat to humanity.
The coming-of-age movie is set during the height of the sexual revolution in the USA in the early 1970s. The movie tells the stories of students in the fictional Harrad College where they learn about sexuality and experiment with each other and the concept of free love.
This adventure comedy film revolves around the mouse Stuart, who along with his friend Snowbell, search across the city for his new friend Margalo, a canary. In order to rescue his friend, Stuart must overcome several obstacles.
Melanie Griffith Awards
|Working Girl||Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical||1989|