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The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked 

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Updated November 5, 2019 70 votes 24 voters 1.9k views 25 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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
Desperate Housewives (ABC, 2004) is an American mystery comedy-drama television series created by Marc Cherry. Secrets and truths unfold through the lives of female friends (Teri Hatcher, ...more
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Sports Night is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
Sports Night is an American television series about a fictional sports news show also called Sports Night. It focuses on the friendships, pitfalls, and ethical issues the creative talent of the ...more
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Transamerica is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
Transamerica is a 2005 independent comedy-drama film produced by IFC Films and The Weinstein Company. The film tells the story of Bree, a transgender woman, who goes on a road trip with her ...more
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Get Shorty is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
Get Shorty (Epix, 2017) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Davey Holmes, inspired by the novel by Elmore Leonard. For the sake of his daughter, a mobster (Chris O'Dowd) ...more
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Snap Decision is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
Snap Decision is a 2001 American dramatic television movie directed by Alan Metzger. Single mother Jennifer Bradley (Mare Winningham ) doesn't think anything of it when Carrie Dixon (Felicity ...more
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Phoebe in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
Phoebe in Wonderland is a 2008 independent film directed by Daniel Barnz. It was screened in the Dramatic Competition at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival, and received a limited theatrical ...more
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Georgia Rule is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
Georgia Rule
Georgia Rule is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Garry Marshall and starring Jane Fonda, Lindsay Lohan, Felicity Huffman, Dermot Mulroney, Garrett Hedlund, and Cary Elwes. The ...more
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Golden Years is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
Golden Years (CBS, 1991) is an American science fiction thriller television miniseries created by Steven King. The seven-part limited series follows Harlan Williams (Keith Szarabajka), an ...more
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Path to War is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
Path to War is a 2002 American biographical television film, produced by HBO and directed by John Frankenheimer that deals directly with the Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of United States ...more
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The Spanish Prisoner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
The Spanish Prisoner is a 1997 American suspense film, written and directed by David Mamet and starring Campbell Scott, Steve Martin, Rebecca Pidgeon, Ben Gazzara, Felicity Huffman and Ricky ...more
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The Water Engine is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
The Water Engine
The Water Engine is a play by David Mamet that centers on the violent suppression of a disruptive alternative energy technology.
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Things Change is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
Things Change is a 1988 comedy and drama film directed by David Mamet. It was co-written by Mamet and Shel Silverstein, and stars Joe Mantegna and Don Ameche.
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Out of Order is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
Out of Order
Out of Order is an American dramedy television miniseries created and written by Donna Powers and Wayne Powers, who also directed the first and final episodes. The show lasted one season which ...more
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Reversible Errors is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
Reversible Errors is a 2004 television film based on the novel of the same name by Scott Turow. It was directed by Mike Robe, who previously directed Scott Turow's The Burden of Proof, and stars ...more
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A Slight Case of Murder ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
A Slight Case of Murder is a 1999 crime comedy television film directed by Steven Schachter and an adaptation of the 1938 film of the same name. Film critic Terry Thorpe (William H. Macy) lover ...more
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The Heart Of Justice is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
The Heart Of Justice
The Heart of Justice, is a 1992 television film starring Eric Stoltz, Jennifer Connelly and Dermot Mulroney. It was Vincent Price's final acting role before his death in 1993.
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Rudderless is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
Rudderless is an American musical drama directed by William H. Macy, his feature film directorial debut. The films stars Billy Crudup, Felicity Huffman, Laurence Fishburne, Anton Yelchin and Ben ...more
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Trust Me is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
Trust Me is a 2013 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Clark Gregg. Howard Holloway (Clark Gregg) is a former child star who is now a struggling agent who specializes in ...more
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Big Game is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
Big Game is a 2014 Finnish action adventure film directed by Jalmari Helander. The film stars Samuel L. Jackson, Onni Tommila, Felicity Huffman, Victor Garber, Ted Levine, Jim Broadbent, and Ray ...more
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American Crime is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
American Crime (ABC, 2015) is an American anthology crime drama television series created by John Ridley. Each season centers on a crime affecting all kinds of people from different
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Cake is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
Cake
Cake is a 2014 American drama film directed by Daniel Barnz. Claire (Jennifer Aniston) becomes fascinated by the suicide of a woman in her chronic pain support group while grappling with her ...more
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Stealing Cars is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
Stealing Cars
Stealing Cars is a 2014 American crime drama film directed by Bradley J. Kaplan. Rebellious teenager Billy (Emory Cohen) navigates his way through the juvenile court system after committing ...more
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Krystal is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
Krystal
Krystal is a 2017 American coming of age comedy film directed by William H. Macy. A young man (Nick Robinson) living a sheltered life develops a crush on a stripper (Rosario Dawson) and joins ...more
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When They See Us is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
When They See Us (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama web television miniseries created by Ava DuVernay, based on the 1989 Central Park jogger case. The notorious case of five teenagers of ...more
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Otherhood is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Felicity Huffman Shows & Movies, Ranked
Otherhood is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Cindy Chupack, based on the novel Whatever Makes You Happy by William Sutcliffe. Three Suburban moms (Felicity Huffman, Patricia Arquette, ...more