Christina Ricci

Christina Ricci is an American actress. She is known for playing unconventional characters with a dark edge. Ricci is the recipient of several accolades, including a National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress and a Satellite Award for Best Actress, as well as Golden Globe, Primetime Emmy, Screen Actors Guild, and Independent Spirit Award nominations. Ricci made her film debut at the age of nine in Mermaids (1990), which was followed by a breakout role as Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family (1991) and its sequel. Subsequent appearances in Casper and Now and Then (both 1995) brought her fame as a "teen icon". At 17, she moved into adult-oriented roles with The Ice Storm (1997), which led to parts in films such as Buffalo '66, Pecker and The Opposite of Sex (all 1998). She garnered acclaim for her performances in Sleepy Hollow (1999) and Monster (2003). Her other credits include Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), Prozac Nation (2001), Pumpkin (2002), Anything Else (2003), Black Snake Moan (2006), Speed Racer (2008), and The Smurfs 2 (2013). Despite being known predominantly for her work in independent productions, Ricci has appeared in numerous box office hits – to date, her films have grossed in excess of US$1.4 billion. On television, Ricci appeared as Liza Bump in the final season of Ally McBeal (2002), and received acclaim for her guest role on Grey's Anatomy in 2006. She also starred as Maggie Ryan on the ABC series Pan Am (2011–12), and ...

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Addams Family Values (1993)

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Siblings Wednesday and Pugsley Addams will stop at nothing to get rid of Pubert, the new baby boy adored by parents Gomez and Morticia. Things go from bad to worse when the new "black widow" nanny, Debbie Jellinsky, launches her plan to add Fester to her collection ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Joan Cusack  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Raul Julia  •  Christopher Lloyd

Siblings Wednesday and Pugsley Addams will stop at nothing to get rid of Pubert, the new baby boy adored by parents Gomez and Morticia. Things go from bad to worse when the new "black widow" nanny, Debbie Jellinsky, launches her plan to add Fester to her collection ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Joan Cusack  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Raul Julia  •  Christopher Lloyd

All Over the Guy (2001)

A contemporary romantic comedy exploring the unlikely pairing of two 20-somethings thrown together by their respective best friends in hopes of igniting their own romance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julie Davis
CAST:  Dan Bucatinsky  •  Lisa Kudrow  •  Richard Ruccolo  •  Sasha Alexander

A contemporary romantic comedy exploring the unlikely pairing of two 20-somethings thrown together by their respective best friends in hopes of igniting their own romance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julie Davis
CAST:  Dan Bucatinsky  •  Lisa Kudrow  •  Richard Ruccolo  •  Sasha Alexander

Anything Else (2003)

Jerry Falk, an aspiring writer in New York, falls in love at first sight with a free-spirited young woman named Amanda. He has heard the phrase that life is like "anything else," but soon he finds that life with the unpredictable Amanda isn't like anything else at all.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Christina Ricci  •  Woody Allen  •  Danny DeVito

Jerry Falk, an aspiring writer in New York, falls in love at first sight with a free-spirited young woman named Amanda. He has heard the phrase that life is like "anything else," but soon he finds that life with the unpredictable Amanda isn't like anything else at all.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Christina Ricci  •  Woody Allen  •  Danny DeVito

Bastard Out of Carolina (1996)

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A poor, struggling South Carolinian mother and daughter face painful choices with their resolve and pride. Bone, the eldest daughter, and Anney her tired mother, grow both closer and farther apart: Anney sees Glen as her last chance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anjelica Huston
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Lyle Lovett  •  Christina Ricci  •  Jena Malone

A poor, struggling South Carolinian mother and daughter face painful choices with their resolve and pride. Bone, the eldest daughter, and Anney her tired mother, grow both closer and farther apart: Anney sees Glen as her last chance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anjelica Huston
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Lyle Lovett  •  Christina Ricci  •  Jena Malone

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

Buffalo '66 (1998)

IntenseRomanticCleverDark

Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they will soon marry.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Gallo
CAST:  Vincent Gallo  •  Christina Ricci  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Mickey Rourke

Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they will soon marry.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Gallo
CAST:  Vincent Gallo  •  Christina Ricci  •  Ben Gazzara  •  Mickey Rourke

Casper (1995)

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Casper is a kind young ghost who peacefully haunts a mansion in Maine. When specialist James Harvey arrives to communicate with Casper and his fellow spirits, he brings along his teenage daughter, Kat. Casper quickly falls in love with Kat, but their budding ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Silberling
CAST:  Malachi Pearson  •  Eric Idle  •  Bill Pullman  •  Christina Ricci

Casper is a kind young ghost who peacefully haunts a mansion in Maine. When specialist James Harvey arrives to communicate with Casper and his fellow spirits, he brings along his teenage daughter, Kat. Casper quickly falls in love with Kat, but their budding ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Silberling
CAST:  Malachi Pearson  •  Eric Idle  •  Bill Pullman  •  Christina Ricci

Cursed (2005)

In Los Angeles, siblings Ellie and Jimmy come across an accident on Mulholland Drive. As they try to help the woman caught in the wreckage, a ferocious creature attacks them, devouring the woman and scratching the terrified siblings. They slowly discover that the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Portia de Rossi  •  Christina Ricci  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Milo Ventimiglia

In Los Angeles, siblings Ellie and Jimmy come across an accident on Mulholland Drive. As they try to help the woman caught in the wreckage, a ferocious creature attacks them, devouring the woman and scratching the terrified siblings. They slowly discover that the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Portia de Rossi  •  Christina Ricci  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Milo Ventimiglia

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

Complex

Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their hotel room and fear ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Benicio del Toro  •  Tobey Maguire  •  Christina Ricci

Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their hotel room and fear ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Benicio del Toro  •  Tobey Maguire  •  Christina Ricci

I Love Your Work (2003)

A fictional movie star, Gray Evans, goes through the disintegration of his marriage, his gradual mental breakdown, and his increasing obsession with a young film student who reminds Gray of his own life before becoming famous. A dark psychological drama, I Love ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Goldberg
CAST:  Marisa Coughlan  •  Judy Greer  •  Shalom Harlow  •  Jared Harris

A fictional movie star, Gray Evans, goes through the disintegration of his marriage, his gradual mental breakdown, and his increasing obsession with a young film student who reminds Gray of his own life before becoming famous. A dark psychological drama, I Love ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Goldberg
CAST:  Marisa Coughlan  •  Judy Greer  •  Shalom Harlow  •  Jared Harris

Monster (2003)

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An emotionally scarred highway drifter shoots a sadistic trick who rapes her, and ultimately becomes the United States' first female serial killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patty Jenkins
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Christina Ricci  •  Bruce Dern  •  Lee Tergesen

An emotionally scarred highway drifter shoots a sadistic trick who rapes her, and ultimately becomes the United States' first female serial killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patty Jenkins
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Christina Ricci  •  Bruce Dern  •  Lee Tergesen

Pecker (1998)

A Baltimore sandwich shop employee becomes an overnight sensation when photographs he's taken of his weird family become the latest rage in the art world. The young man is called "Pecker" because he pecks at his food like a bird.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Waters
CAST:  Edward Furlong  •  Christina Ricci  •  Bess Armstrong  •  Mark Joy

A Baltimore sandwich shop employee becomes an overnight sensation when photographs he's taken of his weird family become the latest rage in the art world. The young man is called "Pecker" because he pecks at his food like a bird.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Waters
CAST:  Edward Furlong  •  Christina Ricci  •  Bess Armstrong  •  Mark Joy

Pumpkin (2002)

Carolyn's sorority sisters set their sights on the Sorority of the Year award and coaching challenged athletes is their ticket to the trophy. But when the queen of formals finds herself mentoring Pumpkin, a disabled athlete, their two worlds collide.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Abrams  •  Adam Larson Broder
CAST:  Christina Ricci  •  Hank Harris  •  Brenda Blethyn  •  Dominique Swain

Carolyn's sorority sisters set their sights on the Sorority of the Year award and coaching challenged athletes is their ticket to the trophy. But when the queen of formals finds herself mentoring Pumpkin, a disabled athlete, their two worlds collide.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Abrams  •  Adam Larson Broder
CAST:  Christina Ricci  •  Hank Harris  •  Brenda Blethyn  •  Dominique Swain

Sleepy Hollow (1999)

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New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. Locals believe the culprit to be none other than the legendary Headless Horseman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Ian McDiarmid  •  Casper Van Dien  •  Michael Gough

New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. Locals believe the culprit to be none other than the legendary Headless Horseman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Ian McDiarmid  •  Casper Van Dien  •  Michael Gough

Small Soldiers (1998)

When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Gregory Smith  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  Denis Leary  •  Phil Hartman

When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Gregory Smith  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  Denis Leary  •  Phil Hartman

The Addams Family (1991)

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When a man claiming to be long-lost Uncle Fester reappears after 25 years lost, the family plans a celebration to wake the dead. But the kids barely have time to warm up the electric chair before Morticia begins to suspect Fester is fraud when he can't recall any ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Anjelica Huston  •  Raul Julia  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Christina Ricci

When a man claiming to be long-lost Uncle Fester reappears after 25 years lost, the family plans a celebration to wake the dead. But the kids barely have time to warm up the electric chair before Morticia begins to suspect Fester is fraud when he can't recall any ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Anjelica Huston  •  Raul Julia  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Christina Ricci

The Gathering (2001)

Cassie Grant (Christina Ricci) is a young girl from the United States who is wandering through England on foot. On her way to Ashby Wake Cassie is hit by a car. The driver of the car, Mrs Marion Kirkman (Kerry Fox), immediately calls an ambulance. During an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Gilbert
CAST:  Christina Ricci  •  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Stephen Dillane  •  Kerry Fox

Cassie Grant (Christina Ricci) is a young girl from the United States who is wandering through England on foot. On her way to Ashby Wake Cassie is hit by a car. The driver of the car, Mrs Marion Kirkman (Kerry Fox), immediately calls an ambulance. During an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Gilbert
CAST:  Christina Ricci  •  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Stephen Dillane  •  Kerry Fox

The Hard Way (1991)

Seeking to raise his credibility as an actor and to land a role as a tough cop on a new show, Hollywood action star Nick Lang works a deal with New York City Police Capt. Brix, who by chance is one of his fans. Nick will be paired with detective Lt. John Moss and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  James Woods  •  Stephen Lang  •  Annabella Sciorra

Seeking to raise his credibility as an actor and to land a role as a tough cop on a new show, Hollywood action star Nick Lang works a deal with New York City Police Capt. Brix, who by chance is one of his fans. Nick will be paired with detective Lt. John Moss and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Badham
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  James Woods  •  Stephen Lang  •  Annabella Sciorra

The Man Who Cried (2000)

A young refugee travels from Russia to America in search of her lost father and falls in love with a gypsy horseman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sally Potter
CAST:  Christina Ricci  •  Johnny Depp  •  Cate Blanchett  •  John Turturro

A young refugee travels from Russia to America in search of her lost father and falls in love with a gypsy horseman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sally Potter
CAST:  Christina Ricci  •  Johnny Depp  •  Cate Blanchett  •  John Turturro

The Opposite of Sex (1998)

A 16-year-old girl visits her gay half-brother and ends up seducing his boyfriend, thus wreaking havoc on all of their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Roos
CAST:  Christina Ricci  •  Martin Donovan  •  Lisa Kudrow  •  Lyle Lovett

A 16-year-old girl visits her gay half-brother and ends up seducing his boyfriend, thus wreaking havoc on all of their lives.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Roos
CAST:  Christina Ricci  •  Martin Donovan  •  Lisa Kudrow  •  Lyle Lovett
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