Jodie Foster: Here Are Some Of The Best Movies Of The Panic Room Actor

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Jodie Foster is one of the most celebrated and iconic Hollywood actors. On the eve of her 57th birthday, we take a look at some of the best movies of the actor

Written By Sherwin D'Cunha | Mumbai | Updated On:
Jodie Foster

Jodie Foster is one of the most celebrated and iconic Hollywood actors. The actor celebrates her 57th birthday on November 19. She is a noted film actor, director and producer. Jodie Foster has also won numerous acting awards, including two Academy Awards for Best Actress, two Golden Globe Awards and three British Film Academy Awards. She has also starred in numerous Hollywood films that are cited as some of the greatest and most influential movies of all-time. 

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Here are some of Jodie Foster's best movies

1. Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver is considered to be of the greatest and most iconic movies of all-time. The Martin Scorsese directorial starred Robert De Niro as a lonely veteran, who works as a taxi driver and his descent into insanity. Jodie Foster played the role of an underage prostitute, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. The film has an IMDb rating of 8.3/10 and features regularly on the list of the greatest films of all-time. 

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2. The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 psychological thriller, directed by Jonathan Demme. It is adapted from Thomas Harris's 1988 novel of the same name. The film stars Anthony Hopkins as Dr Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist and cannibalistic serial killer and Jodie Foster as Clarice Starling, a young FBI trainee, who seeks Hannibal's advice in nabbing another serial killer. The film is regularly cited by critics, audiences and film directors as one of the greatest and most influential movies of all time, and it has an IMDb rating of 8.6/10. Jodie Foster won her second Academy Award for Best Actressand the film won Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Director

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3. Panic Room 

Panic Room is a 2002 thriller directed by David Fincher. The film starred Jodie Foster as a divorced woman, and her diabetic daughter, played by Kristen Stewart, as they take refuge in their newly-purchased house's safe room, when three men break-in, searching for a missing fortune. The film was a box-office success and was acclaimed for its high-tension narrative, David Fincher's direction and Foster's performance. The film received an IMDb rating of 6.8/10. 

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