Patricia Arquette Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

True Romance
R

True Romance

(1993)
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Alabama Whitman
Director:
Tony Scott
Genres:
Thriller, Romance, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, Christian Slater, Dennis Hopper, Val Kilmer
Plot:

The film is about an Elvis-fan Clarence Worley, who falls for and marries a call-girl, Alabama. While trying to retrieve her belongings, Clarence gets into a scuffle with Alabama's pimp, Drexl, and kills him. He mistakenly picks up a suitcase of cocaine in place of Alabama’s clothes. They decide to sell it in Hollywood, but are pursued by the mafia and the police. 

12
2
Boyhood
R

Boyhood

(2014)
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Mom
Director:
Richard Linklater
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ethan Hawke, Ellar Coltrane, Elijah Smith, Lorelei Linklater
Plot:

A coming of age drama made over the period of twelve years with the same cast, this movie begins when Mason is a six year old boy and continues till he turns 18. During this period, Mason deals with various issues like his parents’ divorce, their remarriage, his own career and his romantic involvements and breakups.

4
4
Ed Wood
R

Ed Wood

(1994)
3
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Kathy O'Hara
Director:
Tim Burton
Genres:
Biography, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Bill Murray, Johnny Depp, Martin Landau, Sarah Jessica Parker, Patricia Arquette
Plot:

This is Tim Burton’s comic biographical representation of Hollywood’s eccentric filmmaker, Ed Wood, where we find Johnny Depp, playing the titular role to perfection. Although Ed did not receive much commercial success, the film shows how he worked with a devoted crew to create his best-known, small-budget films. It also sheds light on his relationship with Bela Lugosi.  

3
3
Lost Highway
R

Lost Highway

(1997)
3
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Renee Madison / Alice Wakefield
Director:
David Lynch
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Giovanni Ribisi, Michael Massee, Bill Pullman, Henry Rollins
Plot:

Fred Madison, a Jazz musician, who is suspicious of his wife Renee’s loyalty, receives video tapes of their house, and one showing Renee’s murder. Accused of her murder, he is sentenced to death. In the prison, he mysteriously transforms into mechanic Peter Dayton, who is then released. Peter meets a gangster’s girlfriend, Alice, who is Renee’s mirror-image, which deepens the mystery further. 

3
2
Uncle Buck
PG

Uncle Buck

(1989)
5
3
As:
Cast
Director:
John Hughes
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Macaulay Culkin, John Candy, Jean Louisa Kelly, Gaby Hoffmann
Plot:

When Cindy’s father suffers a heart-attack, Cindy and Bob Russell have to go to Indianapolis. As a last resort, Bob asks his unreliable, sloppy brother Buck to babysit their 3 children. Buck bonds well with younger Miles and Maizy, but finds difficult to manage rebellious teen Tia. While trying to shield Tia from her boyfriend, Buck learns more about life and responsibilities.

5
3
Holes
PG

Holes

(2003)
2
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Andrew Davis
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy, Drama, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Jon Voight, Sigourney Weaver, Tim Blake Nelson, Shia LaBeouf
Plot:

After being wrongfully convicted of stealing, a young Stanley Yelnats IV is sent to a brutal camp for juveniles. There, all the juveniles dig holes every day under the orders of warden Louise Walker, her assistant Mr. Sir and camp counselor Pendanski. Sinister motives are revealed when the young boys stumble upon a lost treasure. 

2
2
The Indian Runner
R

The Indian Runner

(1991)
0
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dorothy
Director:
Sean Penn
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Benicio Del Toro, David Morse, Valeria Golino, Viggo Mortensen
0
2
Beyond Rangoon
R

Beyond Rangoon

(1995)
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Laura Bowman
Director:
John Boorman
Genres:
Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Spalding Gray, Frances McDormand, U Aung Ko, Tiara Jacquelina
9
2
Stigmata
R

Stigmata

(1999)
14
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Frankie Paige
Director:
Rupert Wainwright
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Jonathan Pryce, Nia Long, Gabriel Byrne, Thomas Kopache
Plot:

Father Paulo Almeida is known to have experienced stigmata. Trouble starts when after his death his rosary falls in the hand of a Pittsburg girl. When she starts suffering from mysterious wounds, Father Andrew Kiernan, a former scientist, is asked to investigate. What he finds out may have serious consequences for the church. 

14
2
Flirting with Disaster
R

Flirting with Disaster

(1996)
3
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Nancy Coplin
Director:
David O. Russell
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Téa Leoni, Mary Tyler Moore, George Segal
3
3
Bringing Out the Dead
R

Bringing Out the Dead

(1999)
1
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Mary Burke
Director:
Martin Scorsese
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
John Goodman, Nicolas Cage, Marc Anthony, Queen Latifah
Plot:

Frank Pierce, a Manhattan paramedic working on two-man ambulance team, is exhausted and worn out after witnessing deaths and near-death patients. He starts losing his sanity, and hallucinates about the patients he couldn’t save. While working with three different eccentric colleagues, he even tries to get fired. Then, he clutches to a ray of hope as he befriends a heart-patient’s daughter, Mary.  

1
4
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors
R

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

(1987)
1
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Kristen Parker
Director:
Chuck Russell
Genres:
Horror, Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Zsa Zsa Gabor, Laurence Fishburne, Heather Langenkamp, Craig Wasson
Plot:

The third installment of the Nightmare on Elm Street Series, this film is about few friends who manage to survive the attack of a dangerous killer. In an attempt to fight back, they learn to control their dreams. 

1
3
Human Nature
R

Human Nature

(2001)
4
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lila Jute
Director:
Michel Gondry
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Rhys Ifans, Tim Robbins, Hilary Duff, Peter Dinklage
4
2
Ethan Frome
PG

Ethan Frome

(1993)
3
3
As:
Cast
Director:
John Madden
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Liam Neeson, Tate Donovan, Stephen Mendillo, Gil Rood
3
3
Fast Food Nation
R

Fast Food Nation

(2006)
1
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Linklater
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Ethan Hawke, Kris Kristofferson, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Greg Kinnear, Bruce Willis
1
3
Nightwatch
R

Nightwatch

(1997)
0
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ole Bornedal
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Thriller
Star Cast:
Ewan McGregor, Anais Evans, Nick Nolte, Erich Anderson
0
2
The Badge
R

The Badge

(2002)
0
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Scarlett
Director:
Robby Henson
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Billy Bob Thornton, Sela Ward, William Devane, Julie Hagerty
0
2
Otherhood
R

Otherhood

(2019)
0
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Gillian Lieberman
Director:
Cindy Chupack
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Angela Bassett, Felicity Huffman, Jake Hoffman, Jake Lacy
0
1
The Hi-Lo Country
R

The Hi-Lo Country

(1998)
0
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Frears
Genres:
Romance, Western, Drama
Star Cast:
Billy Crudup, Sam Elliott, Penélope Cruz, Woody Harrelson
0
2
Infinity
TV-14

Infinity

(1996)
1
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Matthew Broderick
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Matthew Broderick, Peter Riegert, David Drew Gallagher, Jeffrey Force
1
3
The Secret Agent
R

The Secret Agent

(1996)
0
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Winnie
Director:
Christopher Hampton
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Gérard Depardieu, Christian Bale, Jim Broadbent, Bob Hoskins, Robin Williams
0
2
Goodbye Lover
R

Goodbye Lover

(1998)
0
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sandra Dunmore
Director:
Roland Joffé
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mary-Louise Parker, Don Johnson, Vincent Gallo, Ellen DeGeneres
0
2
Girl in Progress
PG-13

Girl in Progress

(2012)
1
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ms. Armstrong
Director:
Patricia Riggen
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Matthew Modine, Eva Mendes, Cierra Ramirez, Eugenio Derbez
1
2
Prayer of the Rollerboys
R

Prayer of the Rollerboys

(1990)
1
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Casey
Director:
Rick King
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Drama
Star Cast:
Corey Haim, Christopher Collet, Julius Harris, Devin Clark
1
2
Little Nicky
PG-13

Little Nicky

(2000)
0
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Valerie Veran
Director:
Steven Brill
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Harvey Keitel, Rhys Ifans, Quentin Tarantino, Dana Carvey, Adam Sandler
Plot:

Furious that their father thinks they are not fit enough to rule the Hell, Satan’s two elder sons come down to the earth to create another Hell and while doing so they freeze the entrance of the Hell, knowing that it will cause their father’s body to decompose. Satan is now forced to rely on Nicky, his mild-mannered third son, to bring his errant brothers home before it is too late.  

0
3
Holy Matrimony
PG-13

Holy Matrimony

(1994)
1
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Havana
Director:
Leonard Nimoy
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Tate Donovan, John Schuck
1
2
The Wannabe
R

The Wannabe

(2015)
0
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Rose
Director:
Nick Sandow
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Vincenzo Amato, Nicholas Belleas, Jay Bulger, John Buscemi
0
2
A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III
R

A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III

(2012)
0
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Izzy
Director:
Roman Coppola
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Murray, Charlie Sheen, James Paradise, Anne Bellamy, Jason Schwartzman
0
2
Tiptoes
R

Tiptoes

(2003)
0
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lucy
Director:
Matthew Bright
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Gary Oldman, Peter Dinklage, Kate Beckinsale, Matthew McConaughey, Patricia Arquette
0
2
9 Kisses

9 Kisses

(2014)
0
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Woman in Park
Director:
Elaine Constantine
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Steve Carell, Shailene Woodley, Julianne Moore, Kristen Stewart
0
2
A Single Woman
PG

A Single Woman

(2008)
0
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Storyteller
Director:
Kamala Lopez
Genres:
Biography
Star Cast:
Karen Black, Judd Nelson, Joyce Julianne Auer, Traber Burns
0
3
Trouble Bound
R

Trouble Bound

(1993)
0
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Kit Califano
Director:
Jeffrey Reiner
Genres:
Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Billy Bob Thornton, Gregory Sporleder, Michael Madsen, Sal Jenco
0
2
Vijay and I

Vijay and I

(2013)
0
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Julia
Director:
Sam Garbarski
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Danny Pudi, Michael Imperioli, Catherine Missal, Moritz Bleibtreu
0
2
Inside Monkey Zetterland
R

Inside Monkey Zetterland

(1992)
0
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Grace
Director:
Jefery Levy
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tate Donovan, Sandra Bernhard, Sofia Coppola, Steve Antin
0
2
Pretty Smart
R

Pretty Smart

(1987)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Zero
Director:
Dimitri Logothetis
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tricia Leigh Fisher, Dennis Cole, Lisa Lörient, Kimberly B. Delfin
0
1
Time Out

Time Out

(1988)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Lucy
Director:
Jon Bang Carlsen
Star Cast:
Geoffrey Lewis, Nina van Pallandt, Allan Olsen, Dan Priest
0
1
Far North
PG-13

Far North

(1988)
0
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Jilly
Director:
Sam Shepard
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jessica Lange, Charles Durning, Donald Moffat, Tess Harper
0
3
Electric Slide
R

Electric Slide

(2014)
1
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Tina
Director:
Tristan Patterson
Genres:
Thriller, Biography, Drama, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Chloë Sevigny, Jim Sturgess, Kate Micucci, Vinessa Shaw
1
2
The Wait
R

The Wait

(2013)
0
2
As:
Cast
Director:
M. Blash
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Chloë Sevigny, Jena Malone, Michael O'Keefe, Josh Hamilton
0
2

TV Movie(s)

Wildflower
PG-13

Wildflower

(1991)
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Alice Guthrie
Director:
Diane Keaton
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Reese Witherspoon, Beau Bridges, William McNamara, Susan Blakely
9
1
The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards

The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards

(2009)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself - Presenter
Star Cast:
Christina Applegate, Neil Patrick Harris, Edie Adams, Shohreh Aghdashloo
0
1
The Edge

The Edge

(1989)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Raped Woman
Director:
Nicholas Kazan, Luis Mandoki, Carl Schenkel
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Dann Florek, Christian Slater, Bridget Fonda, Brad Davis
0
1
Dillinger

Dillinger

(1991)
3
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Rupert Wainwright
Genres:
Drama, Action, Crime, History, Biography
Star Cast:
Bruce Abbott, Mark Harmon, Will Patton, Sherilyn Fenn
3
1
Daddy

Daddy

(1987)
0
1
As:
Cast
Director:
John Herzfeld
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Karlen, J.J. Cohen, Tess Harper, Dermot Mulroney
0
1
Betrayed by Love

Betrayed by Love

(1994)
1
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Deanna
Director:
John Power
Genres:
Biography, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Mare Winningham, Steven Weber, Perry Lang, Ned Vaughn
1
2

Animation(s)

Toy Story 4
G

Toy Story 4 (2019)

As:
Cast
Director:
Josh Cooley
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Keanu Reeves, Tom Hanks, Betty White, Laurie Metcalf, Mel Brooks
Plot:

The fourth installment in Pixar's Toy Story series, the film begins with Woody being given away to a new owner and his struggle to adjust in the new surroundings and also to a new toy called Forky. The story then goes on to portray his adventures when he and his gang set on a road trip with their owner, meeting his long lost friend Bo Peep on the way. 

TV Shows and Videos

The Work of Director Michel Gondry

The Work of Director Michel Gondry (2003)

As:
Cast
Director:
Lance Bangs, Jeff Buchanan, Michel Gondry, Cyril Merle, Adrian Scartascini
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
David Cross, Beck, Björk, Brothers The Chemical, Tom Rowlands
Boardwalk Empire
TV-MA

Boardwalk Empire (2010)

As:
Cast
Director:
Timothy Van Patten, Allen Coulter, Jeremy Podeswa, Ed Bianchi, Brad Anderson
Genres:
Drama, Crime, History
Star Cast:
Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham
The Act
TV-MA

The Act (2019)

As:
Cast
Role:
Dee Dee Blanchard
Director:
Adam Arkin, Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, Steven Piet
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Horror
Star Cast:
Juliette Lewis, AnnaSophia Robb, Chloë Sevigny, Calum Worthy
Medium Season 4: Joe's Crayon Dream

Medium Season 4: Joe's Crayon Dream (2008)

As:
Cast
Role:
Allison DuBois
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Miguel Sandoval, Maria Lark, David Cubitt, Miranda Carabello
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
TV-14

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)

As:
Cast
Director:
David Platt, Peter Leto, Jean de Segonzac, Constantine Makris, Alex Chapple
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Anthony Anderson, Mariska Hargitay, Ice-T, Dann Florek, Richard Belzer
Tales from the Crypt

Tales from the Crypt (1989)

As:
Cast
Director:
Russell Mulcahy, Elliot Silverstein, Robert Zemeckis, Richard Donner, Tom Holland
Genres:
Horror, Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Adam West, Corey Feldman, John Kassir, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Brad Pitt
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
TV-14

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)

As:
Cast
Director:
Kenneth Fink, Richard J. Lewis, Alec Smight, Danny Cannon, Brad Tanenbaum
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Chad Michael Murray, Dakota Fanning, George Eads, Eric Szmanda, Robert David Hall
CBS Schoolbreak Special

CBS Schoolbreak Special (1984)

As:
Cast
Director:
David J. Eagle, Joanna Lee, Susan Rohrer, Bradley Wigor, Michael Toshiyuki Uno
Genres:
Family, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Corey Feldman, Monica Calhoun, Tammy Lauren, Nick Angotti, Beau Dremann
Thirtysomething

Thirtysomething (1987)

As:
Cast
Director:
Scott Winant, Ron Lagomarsino, Peter Horton, Ken Olin, Marshall Herskovitz
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Brad Pitt, Timothy Busfield, Polly Draper, Mel Harris, Peter Horton
Medium Season 4: Introducing Cynthia Keener

Medium Season 4: Introducing Cynthia Keener (2008)

As:
Cast
Role:
Allison DuBois
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Anjelica Huston, David Cubitt, Miranda Carabello, Kris Edwards
The Outsiders

The Outsiders (1990)

As:
Cast
Director:
Bill Duke, Janet Greek, Bill Molloy
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jay R. Ferguson, Rodney Harvey, Boyd Kestner, Harold Pruett, David Arquette
Medium
TV-14

Medium (2005)

As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Allison Dubois / ...
Director:
Aaron Lipstadt, Peter Werner, Vincent Misiano, Arlene Sanford, Larry Teng
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Daniella Alonso, Emma Stone, Elisabeth Moss, Jennifer Lawrence, Thomas Jane
The Rolling Stones: Like a Rolling Stone

The Rolling Stones: Like a Rolling Stone (1995)

As:
Cast
Role:
Woman
Director:
Michel Gondry
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Stones The Rolling, Charlie Watts
Inside Amy Schumer
TV-14

Inside Amy Schumer (2013)

As:
Cast
Director:
Ryan McFaul, Neal Brennan, Steven K. Tsuchida, Daniel Powell, Amy Schumer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jerry Seinfeld, Missi Pyle, Amber Rose, Natasha Lyonne, Zach Braff
CSI: Cyber
TV-14

CSI: Cyber (2015)

As:
Cast
Role:
Avery Ryan
Director:
Howard Deutch, Alec Smight, Eagle Egilsson, Rob Bailey, Eriq La Salle
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Hayley Kiyoko, James Van Der Beek, Matt Lanter, Ted Danson

Patricia Arquette Awards

Academy Awards
Boyhood Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role 2015
Golden Globe Awards
The Act Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television 2020
Escape at Dannemora Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television 2019
Boyhood Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2015
Primetime Emmy Awards
Medium Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series 2005
The Act Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie 2019
BAFTA Awards
Boyhood Best Supporting Actress 2015