Frances Fisher

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Frances Fisher (born 11 May 1952) is a British-born American actress. She is known for her roles as Strawberry Alice, the madame prostitute in Unforgiven (1992), directed by Clint Eastwood; and Ruth DeWitt Bukater, the mother of Kate Winslet's character in Titanic (1997); directed by James Cameron. Both films won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

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The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)

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A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Furman
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Ryan Phillippe  •  William H. Macy

A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Furman
CAST:  Matthew McConaughey  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Ryan Phillippe  •  William H. Macy

Titanic (1997)

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101-year-old Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story of her life aboard the Titanic, 84 years later. A young Rose boards the ship with her mother and fiancé. Meanwhile, Jack Dawson and Fabrizio De Rossi win third-class tickets aboard the ship. Rose tells the whole ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Frances Fisher  •  Billy Zane

101-year-old Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story of her life aboard the Titanic, 84 years later. A young Rose boards the ship with her mother and fiancé. Meanwhile, Jack Dawson and Fabrizio De Rossi win third-class tickets aboard the ship. Rose tells the whole ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Frances Fisher  •  Billy Zane

Blue Car (2003)

Gifted 18-year-old Meg has been abandoned by her father and neglected by her hardworking mother. Left to care for her emotionally disturbed younger sister, her world begins to unravel. She finds an outlet in writing poetry and support from her English teacher, Mr. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karen Moncrieff
CAST:  Margaret Colin  •  Agnes Bruckner  •  David Strathairn  •  Frances Fisher

Gifted 18-year-old Meg has been abandoned by her father and neglected by her hardworking mother. Left to care for her emotionally disturbed younger sister, her world begins to unravel. She finds an outlet in writing poetry and support from her English teacher, Mr. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karen Moncrieff
CAST:  Margaret Colin  •  Agnes Bruckner  •  David Strathairn  •  Frances Fisher

Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)

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Upon learning that he has to come out of retirement to steal 50 cars in one night to save his brother Kip's life, former car thief Randall "Memphis" Raines enlists help from a few "boost happy" pals to accomplish a seemingly impossible feat. From countless car ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dominic Sena
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Giovanni Ribisi  •  Angelina Jolie  •  T.J. Cross

Upon learning that he has to come out of retirement to steal 50 cars in one night to save his brother Kip's life, former car thief Randall "Memphis" Raines enlists help from a few "boost happy" pals to accomplish a seemingly impossible feat. From countless car ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dominic Sena
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Giovanni Ribisi  •  Angelina Jolie  •  T.J. Cross

House of Sand and Fog (2003)

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Behrani, an Iranian immigrant buys a California bungalow, thinking he can fix it up, sell it again, and make enough money to send his son to college. However, the house is the legal property of former drug addict Kathy. After losing the house in an unfair legal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vadim Perelman
CAST:  Jennifer Connelly  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Ron Eldard  •  Frances Fisher

Behrani, an Iranian immigrant buys a California bungalow, thinking he can fix it up, sell it again, and make enough money to send his son to college. However, the house is the legal property of former drug addict Kathy. After losing the house in an unfair legal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vadim Perelman
CAST:  Jennifer Connelly  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Ron Eldard  •  Frances Fisher

L.A. Story (1991)

With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a "wacky weatherman" tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange world of early-90s Los Angeles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mick Jackson
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Victoria Tennant  •  Richard E. Grant

With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a "wacky weatherman" tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange world of early-90s Los Angeles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mick Jackson
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Victoria Tennant  •  Richard E. Grant

Laws of Attraction (2004)

Amidst a sea of litigation, two New York City divorce lawyers find love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Howitt
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Julianne Moore  •  Michael Sheen  •  Parker Posey

Amidst a sea of litigation, two New York City divorce lawyers find love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Howitt
CAST:  Pierce Brosnan  •  Julianne Moore  •  Michael Sheen  •  Parker Posey

Striptease (1996)

Bounced from her job, Erin Grant needs money if she's to have any chance of winning back custody of her child. But, eventually, she must confront the naked truth: to take on the system, she'll have to take it all off. Erin strips to conquer, but she faces ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Bergman
CAST:  Demi Moore  •  Burt Reynolds  •  Armand Assante  •  Ving Rhames

Bounced from her job, Erin Grant needs money if she's to have any chance of winning back custody of her child. But, eventually, she must confront the naked truth: to take on the system, she'll have to take it all off. Erin strips to conquer, but she faces ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Bergman
CAST:  Demi Moore  •  Burt Reynolds  •  Armand Assante  •  Ving Rhames

The Kingdom (2007)

A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Berg
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Chris Cooper  •  Jason Bateman

A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Berg
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Chris Cooper  •  Jason Bateman

The Night of the White Pants (2006)

The patriarch of a distinguished but crumbling Dallas family is forced to hit the town with his daughter's punk rock boyfriend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy Talkington
CAST:  Tom Wilkinson  •  Nick Stahl  •  Selma Blair  •  Frances Fisher

The patriarch of a distinguished but crumbling Dallas family is forced to hit the town with his daughter's punk rock boyfriend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy Talkington
CAST:  Tom Wilkinson  •  Nick Stahl  •  Selma Blair  •  Frances Fisher

True Crime (1999)

Boozer, skirt chaser, careless father. You could create your own list of reporter Steve Everett's faults but there's no time. A San Quentin Death Row prisoner is slated to die at midnight – a man Everett has suddenly realized is innocent.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Isaiah Washington  •  LisaGay Hamilton  •  Diane Venora

Boozer, skirt chaser, careless father. You could create your own list of reporter Steve Everett's faults but there's no time. A San Quentin Death Row prisoner is slated to die at midnight – a man Everett has suddenly realized is innocent.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Isaiah Washington  •  LisaGay Hamilton  •  Diane Venora

Unforgiven (1992)

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William Munny is a retired, once-ruthless killer turned gentle widower and hog farmer. To help support his two motherless children, he accepts one last bounty-hunter mission to find the men who brutalized a prostitute. Joined by his former partner and a cocky ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Gene Hackman  •  Richard Harris  •  Jaimz Woolvett

William Munny is a retired, once-ruthless killer turned gentle widower and hog farmer. To help support his two motherless children, he accepts one last bounty-hunter mission to find the men who brutalized a prostitute. Joined by his former partner and a cocky ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Gene Hackman  •  Richard Harris  •  Jaimz Woolvett

Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990)

Movie star Roxy Carmichael is abandoning the bright lights of Hollywood, Calif. and returning to her small Ohio hometown -- at least long enough to dedicate a city building. And now the whole town of Clyde is bracing for Carmichael's return, most of all her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Abrahams
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Stephen Tobolowsky  •  Dinah Manoff

Movie star Roxy Carmichael is abandoning the bright lights of Hollywood, Calif. and returning to her small Ohio hometown -- at least long enough to dedicate a city building. And now the whole town of Clyde is bracing for Carmichael's return, most of all her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Abrahams
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Stephen Tobolowsky  •  Dinah Manoff

Molly and Gina (1994)

Molly is the former secretary of a murdered private detective. Gina, a budding actress, witnessed the shooting which also killed her boyfriend. Together, they set out to bring the culprits to justice.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Leder
CAST:  Frances Fisher  •  Natasha Gregson Wagner  •  Bruce Weitz  •  Stella Stevens

Molly is the former secretary of a murdered private detective. Gina, a budding actress, witnessed the shooting which also killed her boyfriend. Together, they set out to bring the culprits to justice.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Leder
CAST:  Frances Fisher  •  Natasha Gregson Wagner  •  Bruce Weitz  •  Stella Stevens

Patty Hearst (1988)

The true story of a rich girl who was abducted by American revolutionaries in the 1970's. Her time spent with her captors made her question herself and her way of life and she joined forces with the cause that her abductors were fighting for. This created a US ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Natasha Richardson  •  William Forsythe  •  Ving Rhames  •  Frances Fisher

The true story of a rich girl who was abducted by American revolutionaries in the 1970's. Her time spent with her captors made her question herself and her way of life and she joined forces with the cause that her abductors were fighting for. This created a US ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Natasha Richardson  •  William Forsythe  •  Ving Rhames  •  Frances Fisher

The Audrey Hepburn Story (2000)

The film spans from Hepburn's early childhood to the 1950s which details her life as a Dutch ballerina, coming to grips with her parents' divorce, and enduring life in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II. She then settles in the U.S. where she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Robman
CAST:  Jennifer Love Hewitt  •  Frances Fisher  •  Eric McCormack  •  Emmy Rossum

The film spans from Hepburn's early childhood to the 1950s which details her life as a Dutch ballerina, coming to grips with her parents' divorce, and enduring life in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II. She then settles in the U.S. where she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Robman
CAST:  Jennifer Love Hewitt  •  Frances Fisher  •  Eric McCormack  •  Emmy Rossum

Lucy & Desi: Before the Laughter (1991)

Lucy & Desi: Before the Laughter is described by CBS as "a dramatic love story" about the lives of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Jarrott
CAST:  Frances Fisher  •  Robin Pearson Rose  •  John Wheeler  •  Bette Ford

Lucy & Desi: Before the Laughter is described by CBS as "a dramatic love story" about the lives of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Jarrott
CAST:  Frances Fisher  •  Robin Pearson Rose  •  John Wheeler  •  Bette Ford

Janie Jones (2010)

A young girl who has been abandoned by her former-groupie mother informs a fading rock star that she is his daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David M. Rosenthal
CAST:  Abigail Breslin  •  Alessandro Nivola  •  Elisabeth Shue  •  Peter Stormare

A young girl who has been abandoned by her former-groupie mother informs a fading rock star that she is his daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David M. Rosenthal
CAST:  Abigail Breslin  •  Alessandro Nivola  •  Elisabeth Shue  •  Peter Stormare

The M Word (2014)

The 'M' Word" explores the themes of "menopause, men and menses".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Jaglom
CAST:  Tanna Frederick  •  Michael Imperioli  •  Frances Fisher  •  Mary Crosby

The 'M' Word" explores the themes of "menopause, men and menses".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Jaglom
CAST:  Tanna Frederick  •  Michael Imperioli  •  Frances Fisher  •  Mary Crosby

Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (2000)

Told in flashbacks as Jackie reflects on her life, mini is divided in two parts: Life as a Kennedy and life after Camelot.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Burton Morris
CAST:  Joanne Whalley  •  Tim Matheson  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Frances Fisher

Told in flashbacks as Jackie reflects on her life, mini is divided in two parts: Life as a Kennedy and life after Camelot.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Burton Morris
CAST:  Joanne Whalley  •  Tim Matheson  •  Tom Skerritt  •  Frances Fisher
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