Angela Bettis

Angela Marie Bettis (born January 9, 1973) is an American actress, film producer and director best known for her lead roles in the 2002 TV remake of the Stephen King film Carrie, the title character in May (2002), and in Girl, Interrupted as the anorexic girl Janet Webber.

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Bless the Child (2000)

When Maggie's sister Jenna saddles her with an autistic newborn named Cody she touches Maggie's heart and becomes the daughter she has always longed for. But six years later Jenna suddenly re-enters her life and, with her mysterious new husband, Eric Stark, abducts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chuck Russell
CAST:  Kim Basinger  •  Angela Bettis  •  Holliston Coleman  •  Rufus Sewell

When Maggie's sister Jenna saddles her with an autistic newborn named Cody she touches Maggie's heart and becomes the daughter she has always longed for. But six years later Jenna suddenly re-enters her life and, with her mysterious new husband, Eric Stark, abducts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chuck Russell
CAST:  Kim Basinger  •  Angela Bettis  •  Holliston Coleman  •  Rufus Sewell

Girl, Interrupted (1999)

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Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's Wonderland, where she struggles with the thin line between normal and crazy. Susanna soon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Mangold
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Vanessa Redgrave

Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's Wonderland, where she struggles with the thin line between normal and crazy. Susanna soon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Mangold
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Angelina Jolie  •  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Vanessa Redgrave

May (2003)

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A socially awkward veterinary assistant with a lazy eye and obsession with perfection descends into depravity after developing a crush on a boy with perfect hands  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lucky McKee
CAST:  Angela Bettis  •  Jeremy Sisto  •  Anna Faris  •  James Duval

A socially awkward veterinary assistant with a lazy eye and obsession with perfection descends into depravity after developing a crush on a boy with perfect hands  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lucky McKee
CAST:  Angela Bettis  •  Jeremy Sisto  •  Anna Faris  •  James Duval

Toolbox Murders (2004)

A historic Hollywood hotel houses a supernatural evil. It's been subdued for decades - but when renovations start, a series of murders take place. It's up to our heroine to solve the mystery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tobe Hooper
CAST:  Brent Roam  •  Angela Bettis  •  Rance Howard  •  Juliet Landau

A historic Hollywood hotel houses a supernatural evil. It's been subdued for decades - but when renovations start, a series of murders take place. It's up to our heroine to solve the mystery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tobe Hooper
CAST:  Brent Roam  •  Angela Bettis  •  Rance Howard  •  Juliet Landau

Drones (2010)

Brian Dilks is an Office Drone. He spends his days at OmniLink in comforting monotony: facilitating the movement of product around the country, faxing, copying, joking with his best friend, Clark, and harmlessly flirting with fellow cubicle-mate, Amy. But how well ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amber Benson  •  Adam Busch
CAST:  Jonathan M. Woodward  •  Angela Bettis  •  Samm Levine  •  James Urbaniak

Brian Dilks is an Office Drone. He spends his days at OmniLink in comforting monotony: facilitating the movement of product around the country, faxing, copying, joking with his best friend, Clark, and harmlessly flirting with fellow cubicle-mate, Amy. But how well ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amber Benson  •  Adam Busch
CAST:  Jonathan M. Woodward  •  Angela Bettis  •  Samm Levine  •  James Urbaniak

The Woman (2011)

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A lawyer puts his family in jeopardy when he captures the last member of a violent clan and tries to forcibly tame her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lucky McKee
CAST:  Pollyanna McIntosh  •  Sean Bridgers  •  Angela Bettis  •  Lauren Ashley Carter

A lawyer puts his family in jeopardy when he captures the last member of a violent clan and tries to forcibly tame her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lucky McKee
CAST:  Pollyanna McIntosh  •  Sean Bridgers  •  Angela Bettis  •  Lauren Ashley Carter

Song to Song (2017)

In this modern love story set against the Austin, Texas music scene, two entangled couples — struggling songwriters Faye and BV, and music mogul Cook and the waitress whom he ensnares — chase success through a rock ‘n’ roll landscape of seduction and betrayal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Natalie Portman  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Val Kilmer

In this modern love story set against the Austin, Texas music scene, two entangled couples — struggling songwriters Faye and BV, and music mogul Cook and the waitress whom he ensnares — chase success through a rock ‘n’ roll landscape of seduction and betrayal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terrence Malick
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Natalie Portman  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Val Kilmer

Falling (2001)

In a modern Europe, rife with racism and intolerance, 2 young people are confronted by a harrowing family past. As they fall in love, 3 generations struggle to forgive and move forward to more compassionate lives, and a greater understanding.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hans Herbots
CAST:  Lee Williams  •  Koen De Bouw  •  Wouter Hendrickx  •  Angela Bettis

In a modern Europe, rife with racism and intolerance, 2 young people are confronted by a harrowing family past. As they fall in love, 3 generations struggle to forgive and move forward to more compassionate lives, and a greater understanding.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hans Herbots
CAST:  Lee Williams  •  Koen De Bouw  •  Wouter Hendrickx  •  Angela Bettis

The ABCs of Death (2013)

An ambitious anthology film featuring segments directed by over two dozen of the world's leading talents in contemporary genre film. Inspired by children's educational ABC books, the film comprises 26 individual chapters, each helmed by a different director ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ti West  •  Adrián García Bogliano  •  Timo Tjahjanto  •  Adam Wingard  •  Noboru Iguchi  •  Hélène Cattet  •  Bruno Forzani  •  Ben Wheatley  •  Jason Eisener  •  Yudai Yamaguchi  •  Andrew Traucki  •  Nacho Vigalondo  •  Xavier Gens  •  Jorge Michel Grau  •  Ernesto Díaz Espinoza  •  Lee Hardcastle  •  Angela Bettis  •  Thomas Cappelen Malling  •  Yoshihiro Nishimura  •  Banjong Pisanthanakun  •  Simon Rumley  •  Marcel Sarmiento  •  Jon Schnepp  •  Srđan Spasojević  •  Jake West  •  Kaare Andrews  •  Anders Morgenthaler
CAST:  Ingrid Bolsø Berdal  •  Erik Audé  •  Iván González  •  Kyra Zagorsky

An ambitious anthology film featuring segments directed by over two dozen of the world's leading talents in contemporary genre film. Inspired by children's educational ABC books, the film comprises 26 individual chapters, each helmed by a different director ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ti West  •  Adrián García Bogliano  •  Timo Tjahjanto  •  Adam Wingard  •  Noboru Iguchi  •  Hélène Cattet  •  Bruno Forzani  •  Ben Wheatley  •  Jason Eisener  •  Yudai Yamaguchi  •  Andrew Traucki  •  Nacho Vigalondo  •  Xavier Gens  •  Jorge Michel Grau  •  Ernesto Díaz Espinoza  •  Lee Hardcastle  •  Angela Bettis  •  Thomas Cappelen Malling  •  Yoshihiro Nishimura  •  Banjong Pisanthanakun  •  Simon Rumley  •  Marcel Sarmiento  •  Jon Schnepp  •  Srđan Spasojević  •  Jake West  •  Kaare Andrews  •  Anders Morgenthaler
CAST:  Ingrid Bolsø Berdal  •  Erik Audé  •  Iván González  •  Kyra Zagorsky

The Last Best Sunday (1999)

A Hispanic teenager hides out from the law in the home of a good-natured, but rebellious, Caucasian teenage girl after killing two rednecks whom beat him up and left him for dead, leading to a collision of cultures between the two youths.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Most
CAST:  Angela Bettis  •  Douglas Spain  •  William Lucking  •  Kim Darby

A Hispanic teenager hides out from the law in the home of a good-natured, but rebellious, Caucasian teenage girl after killing two rednecks whom beat him up and left him for dead, leading to a collision of cultures between the two youths.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Most
CAST:  Angela Bettis  •  Douglas Spain  •  William Lucking  •  Kim Darby

The Circle (2005)

A frantic young woman begs a stranger to help save her marked husband, not realizing that the stranger is the hit man hired to kill him. Experimental digital movie shot entirely in one take and in real time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yuri Zeltser
CAST:  Angela Bettis  •  Scott Cohen  •  Henry Czerny  •  David Proval

A frantic young woman begs a stranger to help save her marked husband, not realizing that the stranger is the hit man hired to kill him. Experimental digital movie shot entirely in one take and in real time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yuri Zeltser
CAST:  Angela Bettis  •  Scott Cohen  •  Henry Czerny  •  David Proval

Wicked Lake (2008)

Two clans of deranged males make the mistake of stalking four young women they assume to be easy prey, only to find out that at the stroke of midnight the tables will be turned and all hell will break loose.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zach Passero
CAST:  Carlee Baker  •  Angela Bettis  •  Eve Mauro  •  J.D. Brown

Two clans of deranged males make the mistake of stalking four young women they assume to be easy prey, only to find out that at the stroke of midnight the tables will be turned and all hell will break loose.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zach Passero
CAST:  Carlee Baker  •  Angela Bettis  •  Eve Mauro  •  J.D. Brown

The Ponder Heart (2001)

Uncle Daniel Ponder moves to give away his fortune, while his niece, Edna Earle, tries to tighten the reins on Daniel's generosity. After Daniel marries teenager Bonnie Dee Peacock, her death leads to Daniel's trial for murder  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martha Coolidge
CAST:  Angela Bettis  •  JoBeth Williams  •  Jennifer Lewis  •  Victor Slezak

Uncle Daniel Ponder moves to give away his fortune, while his niece, Edna Earle, tries to tighten the reins on Daniel's generosity. After Daniel marries teenager Bonnie Dee Peacock, her death leads to Daniel's trial for murder  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martha Coolidge
CAST:  Angela Bettis  •  JoBeth Williams  •  Jennifer Lewis  •  Victor Slezak

All My Friends Are Funeral Singers (2010)

Zel is a fortune teller. She lives and works in an old house at the edge of the woods. The house is crowded with ghosts (including a priest, a bride, a mute child, some washed up vaudevillians and a noisy, sight-impaired group of musicians among others) that have ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Rutili
CAST:  Angela Bettis  •  Emily Candini  •  Reid Coker  •  Kevin Ford

Zel is a fortune teller. She lives and works in an old house at the edge of the woods. The house is crowded with ghosts (including a priest, a bride, a mute child, some washed up vaudevillians and a noisy, sight-impaired group of musicians among others) that have ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Rutili
CAST:  Angela Bettis  •  Emily Candini  •  Reid Coker  •  Kevin Ford

Sparrow (1993)

Catania, Sicilia 1854. A serious epidemic of cholera is hitting the region. Maria a 16 years old novice leaves her convent and returns her home to avoid contamination. Here she finds a difficult situation, in fact her stepmother and her half-sisters prevent Maria ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franco Zeffirelli
CAST:  Angela Bettis  •  Johnathon Schaech  •  Eva Alexander  •  Vanessa Redgrave

Catania, Sicilia 1854. A serious epidemic of cholera is hitting the region. Maria a 16 years old novice leaves her convent and returns her home to avoid contamination. Here she finds a difficult situation, in fact her stepmother and her half-sisters prevent Maria ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franco Zeffirelli
CAST:  Angela Bettis  •  Johnathon Schaech  •  Eva Alexander  •  Vanessa Redgrave

Perfume (2001)

A week in the lives of a group of models, photographers, agents, reporters, publicists and other characters during a wild modeling show in New York City.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Rymer
CAST:  Estella Warren  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Mariel Hemingway  •  Omar Epps

A week in the lives of a group of models, photographers, agents, reporters, publicists and other characters during a wild modeling show in New York City.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Rymer
CAST:  Estella Warren  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Mariel Hemingway  •  Omar Epps

Scar (2007)

Joan Burrows returns to her hometown for her niece's graduation, only to be confronted by the serial killer she thought she offed years ago -- after he kidnapped and tormented her and her best friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jed Weintrob
CAST:  Angela Bettis  •  Kirby Bliss Blanton  •  Devon Graye  •  Ben Cotton

Joan Burrows returns to her hometown for her niece's graduation, only to be confronted by the serial killer she thought she offed years ago -- after he kidnapped and tormented her and her best friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jed Weintrob
CAST:  Angela Bettis  •  Kirby Bliss Blanton  •  Devon Graye  •  Ben Cotton

Roman (2006)

Roman (Lucky McKee) is a lonely young man who yearns to find love, happiness and companionship. Tormented by his ungrateful co-workers and trapped in a life of tedium as a welder in a local factory, Roman's one pleasure is his obsession with the elusive beauty ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Angela Bettis
CAST:  Lucky McKee  •  Nectar Rose  •  Kristen Bell

Roman (Lucky McKee) is a lonely young man who yearns to find love, happiness and companionship. Tormented by his ungrateful co-workers and trapped in a life of tedium as a welder in a local factory, Roman's one pleasure is his obsession with the elusive beauty ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Angela Bettis
CAST:  Lucky McKee  •  Nectar Rose  •  Kristen Bell

Carrie (2002)

Carrie White is a lonely and painfully shy teenage girl with telekinetic powers who is slowly pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both classmates at her school, and her own religious, but abusive, mother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Carson
CAST:  Angela Bettis  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Rena Sofer  •  Kandyse McClure

Carrie White is a lonely and painfully shy teenage girl with telekinetic powers who is slowly pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both classmates at her school, and her own religious, but abusive, mother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Carson
CAST:  Angela Bettis  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Rena Sofer  •  Kandyse McClure

Legs (2015)

A Rock Star is in peril in the Hollywood Hills... 'Legs' Johnson needs to disappear, but a love from his past makes it difficult to move on  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Ford
CAST:  Sean Bridgers  •  Angela Bettis  •  Eddie Steeples  •  Nectar Rose

A Rock Star is in peril in the Hollywood Hills... 'Legs' Johnson needs to disappear, but a love from his past makes it difficult to move on  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Ford
CAST:  Sean Bridgers  •  Angela Bettis  •  Eddie Steeples  •  Nectar Rose
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