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The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked

Updated November 5, 2019 112 votes 27 voters 2.1k views25 items

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After making her acting debut on stage in a David Mamet play in 1982, Felicity Huffman found her way to the screen in the David Mamet film Things Change in 1988, but it wasn't until joining Sports Night in 1998 that Huffman's career in film and television really took off. Although she hasn't had starring roles in many movies and tends to be part of ensemble shows when Huffman does get front and center she wins nominations and awards (though she's never won an Oscar).

Huffman received dozens of nominations for her work on Sports Night, American Crime, and Desperate Housewives, even winning the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for Desperate Housewives in 2005. As Sabrina 'Bree' Osbourne in Transamerica Huffman gained critical praise and a Golden Globe Award, Independent Spirit Award, National Board of Review, and an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.

Vote up the best Felicity Huffman movies and shows and vote down those that aren't the best moments in her filmography.

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    Desperate Housewives (ABC, 2004) is an American mystery comedy-drama television series created...  more
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    Sports Night is an American television series about a fictional sports news show also called...  more
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    Transamerica is a 2005 independent comedy-drama film produced by IFC Films and The Weinstein...  more
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    American Crime (ABC, 2015) is an American anthology crime drama television series created by...  more
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    Snap Decision is a 2001 American dramatic television movie directed by Alan Metzger. Single...  more
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    Phoebe in Wonderland is a 2008 independent film directed by Daniel Barnz. It was screened in...  more
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    Georgia Rule

    Georgia Rule is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Garry Marshall and starring Jane...  more
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    Golden Years (CBS, 1991) is an American science fiction thriller television miniseries created...  more
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    Path to War is a 2002 American biographical television film, produced by HBO and directed by...  more
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    The Spanish Prisoner is a 1997 American suspense film, written and directed by David Mamet and...  more
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    The Water Engine

    The Water Engine is a play by David Mamet that centers on the violent suppression of a...  more
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    Things Change is a 1988 comedy and drama film directed by David Mamet. It was co-written by...  more
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    Out of Order

    Out of Order is an American dramedy television miniseries created and written by Donna Powers...  more
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    Reversible Errors is a 2004 television film based on the novel of the same name by Scott...  more
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    A Slight Case of Murder is a 1999 crime comedy television film directed by Steven Schachter...  more
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    The Heart Of Justice

    The Heart of Justice, is a 1992 television film starring Eric Stoltz, Jennifer Connelly and...  more
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    Rudderless is an American musical drama directed by William H. Macy, his feature film...  more
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    Trust Me is a 2013 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Clark Gregg. Howard...  more
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    Big Game is a 2014 Finnish action adventure film directed by Jalmari Helander. The film stars...  more
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    Cake

    Cake is a 2014 American drama film directed by Daniel Barnz. Claire (Jennifer Aniston) becomes...  more
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    Stealing Cars

    Stealing Cars is a 2014 American crime drama film directed by Bradley J. Kaplan. Rebellious...  more
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    Krystal

    Krystal is a 2017 American coming of age comedy film directed by William H. Macy. A young man...  more
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    Get Shorty (Epix, 2017) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Davey Holmes,...  more
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    When They See Us (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama web television miniseries created by Ava...  more
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    Otherhood is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Cindy Chupack, based on the novel...  more