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Best Jodie Foster Movies

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List of the best Jodie Foster movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Jodie Foster appeared in Martin Scorsese's 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore two years before receiving her breakout role in the director's cutting-edge film Taxi Driver. Jodie Foster's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Jodie Foster movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Jodie Foster movies will be at the top of the list. Jodie Foster has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Jodie Foster movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Jodie Foster films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Jodie Foster role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Jodie Foster performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Items include everything from Nell to The Silence of the Lambs.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Jodie Foster movies?" and "What are the greatest Jodie Foster roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Foster's award-winning work, you might also enjoy our list of best Mel Gibson movies and best Anthony Hopkins movies.


Martin Scorsese and Roman Polanski are among those who have directed Jodie Foster at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Jodie Foster has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Sally Field and Lillian Gish in terms of fame and success.


Best Jodie Foster Movies Films
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    Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Chris Isaak

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    Jodie Foster, Kelly McGillis, Garry Chalk

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    Matthew McConaughey, Jodie Foster, Jay Leno

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    Kristen Stewart, Nicole Kidman, Jodie Foster

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    Jodie Foster, Zoë Kravitz, Terrence Howard

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    Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Martin Scorsese

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    Jodie Foster, Matt Bomer, Sean Bean

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    Jodie Foster, Liam Neeson, Natasha Richardson Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Jodie Foster, Dick Van Patten, John Astin

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    Jodie Foster, Bai Ling, Tom Felton

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    Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Alexis Smith

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    Jodie Foster, Harry Connick, Jr.

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    Jodie Foster, Denzel Washington, Willem Dafoe Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Corey Feldman

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    Jodie Foster, Richard Gere, James Earl Jones

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    Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Abigail Breslin

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    Jodie Foster, Laura Dern, Randy Quaid Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Kate Winslet, Jodie Foster, Christoph Waltz

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    Jodie Foster, Helen Hunt, Mark Harmon

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    Jodie Foster, Rob Lowe, Seth Green

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    Jodie Foster, Kris Kristofferson, Laura Dern

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    Jodie Foster, Jena Malone, Vincent D'Onofrio

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    Jodie Foster, Celeste Holm, Warren Oates

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    Jodie Foster, Marion Cotillard, Audrey Tautou

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    Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Alice Braga

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    Jodie Foster, Scott Baio, Paul Williams

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    Jodie Foster, David Niven, Helen Hayes

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    Jodie Foster, Tim Robbins, John Turturro

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    Jodie Foster, James Garner, Vera Miles

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    Svengali Jodie Foster, Peter O'Toole, Holly Hunter

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    Jennifer Lawrence, Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster

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    Jodie Foster, John Lithgow, Michael Murphy

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    Uma Thurman, Jodie Foster, Minnie Driver

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    Jodie Foster, Catherine Deneuve, Ugo Tognazzi

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    Madonna, Jodie Foster, Woody Allen

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    Charlie Sheen, Bob Dylan, Jodie Foster

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    Jodie Foster, Gary Busey, Robbie Robertson

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    100 Films and a Funeral Jodie Foster

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    Jodie Foster, Richard Harris, Geraldine Fitzgerald

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    It Was a Wonderful Life Jodie Foster

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    Menace on the Mountain Jodie Foster

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    Jodie Foster, Raquel Welch, Jeanne Cooper

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    Jodie Foster, Dana Carvey, Garry Shandling

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    Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Isabella Rossellini

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    Jodie Foster, Michael Douglas, Mary Wickes

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    Jodie Foster, Sam Neill, Michael Ontkean

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    O'Hara's Wife Jodie Foster, Ed Asner, Tom Bosley

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    Directors: Robert Zemeckis Jodie Foster, Robert Zemeckis, Tom Skerritt

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