Dakota Fanning

Hannah Dakota Fanning (born February 23, 1994), better known as Dakota Fanning, is an American actress. Fanning's breakthrough performance was in I Am Sam in 2001. As a child actress, she appeared in high-profile films such as Man on Fire, War of the Worlds, and Charlotte's Web. Fanning began the transition to more adult roles with Hounddog and The Secret Life of Bees. Recent films have included The Twilight Saga and The Runaways. She has won numerous awards and is the youngest nominee for a Screen Actors Guild Award.

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Charlotte's Web (2006)

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Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Steve Buscemi  •  John Cleese  •  Oprah Winfrey

Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Steve Buscemi  •  John Cleese  •  Oprah Winfrey

Dreamer: Inspired By a True Story (2005)

Ben Crane believes that a severely injured racehorse deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale adopt the mare and save it from being sacrificed by the owner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Gatins
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Elisabeth Shue

Ben Crane believes that a severely injured racehorse deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale adopt the mare and save it from being sacrificed by the owner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Gatins
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Elisabeth Shue

Hide and Seek (2005)

David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named 'Charlie', but it isn't ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Polson
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Famke Janssen  •  Elisabeth Shue

David Callaway tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide and has been left to raise his nine-year-old daughter, Emily on his own. David is at first amused to discover that Emily has created an imaginary friend named 'Charlie', but it isn't ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Polson
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Famke Janssen  •  Elisabeth Shue

I Am Sam (2001)

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Although Sam has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old, he has a daughter with a homeless woman who abandons them when they leave the hospital, leaving Sam to raise Lucy on his own. But as Lucy grows up, Sam's limitations start to become a problem and the authorities ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jessie Nelson
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Dianne Wiest

Although Sam has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old, he has a daughter with a homeless woman who abandons them when they leave the hospital, leaving Sam to raise Lucy on his own. But as Lucy grows up, Sam's limitations start to become a problem and the authorities ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jessie Nelson
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Dianne Wiest

Kim Possible: A Sitch In Time (2003)

Kim and Ron start out a new school year, only to find out that Ron's family is moving to Norway. This puts a strain on their partnership, just as Dr. Drakken, Monkey Fist, and Duff Killigan team up to find and use an ancient time travel device to rule the world. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Loter
CAST:  Christy Carlson Romano  •  Will Friedle  •  Nancy Cartwright  •  Tahj Mowry

Kim and Ron start out a new school year, only to find out that Ron's family is moving to Norway. This puts a strain on their partnership, just as Dr. Drakken, Monkey Fist, and Duff Killigan team up to find and use an ancient time travel device to rule the world. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Loter
CAST:  Christy Carlson Romano  •  Will Friedle  •  Nancy Cartwright  •  Tahj Mowry

Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch (2005)

Now, we find the rowdy extraterrestrial getting used to life with his new ohana. However, a malfunction in the ultimate creation of Dr. Jumba soon emerges, which reinstates his destructive programming and threatens to both ruin his friendship with Lilo and to short ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Leondis  •  Michael LaBash
CAST:  Tia Carrere  •  Matt Corboy  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Jillian Henry

Now, we find the rowdy extraterrestrial getting used to life with his new ohana. However, a malfunction in the ultimate creation of Dr. Jumba soon emerges, which reinstates his destructive programming and threatens to both ruin his friendship with Lilo and to short ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Leondis  •  Michael LaBash
CAST:  Tia Carrere  •  Matt Corboy  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Jillian Henry

Man on Fire (2004)

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Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's kidnapped he's consumed by fury and will stop at nothing to save her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Marc Anthony  •  Radha Mitchell

Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's kidnapped he's consumed by fury and will stop at nothing to save her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Scott
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Marc Anthony  •  Radha Mitchell

Sweet Home Alabama (2002)

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New York fashion designer, Melanie Carmichael suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But her past holds many secrets—including Jake, the redneck husband she married in high school, who refuses to divorce her. Bound and determined to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Tennant
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Josh Lucas  •  Patrick Dempsey  •  Candice Bergen

New York fashion designer, Melanie Carmichael suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But her past holds many secrets—including Jake, the redneck husband she married in high school, who refuses to divorce her. Bound and determined to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Tennant
CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Josh Lucas  •  Patrick Dempsey  •  Candice Bergen

The Cat in the Hat (2003)

Conrad and Sally Walden are home alone with their pet fish. It is raining outside, and there is nothing to do. Until The Cat in the Hat walks in the front door. He introduces them to their imagination, and at first it's all fun and games, until things get out of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bo Welch
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Spencer Breslin  •  Kelly Preston

Conrad and Sally Walden are home alone with their pet fish. It is raining outside, and there is nothing to do. Until The Cat in the Hat walks in the front door. He introduces them to their imagination, and at first it's all fun and games, until things get out of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bo Welch
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Spencer Breslin  •  Kelly Preston

Tomcats (2001)

College buddies chip in and promise that the group's last unmarried man will collect a cash pot. Seven years later, the kitty is worth $500,000 -- money Michael needs to pay a gambling debt. Problem is, the only other single guy is a hopeless womanizer!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Poirier
CAST:  Jerry O'Connell  •  Shannon Elizabeth  •  Jake Busey  •  Horatio Sanz

College buddies chip in and promise that the group's last unmarried man will collect a cash pot. Seven years later, the kitty is worth $500,000 -- money Michael needs to pay a gambling debt. Problem is, the only other single guy is a hopeless womanizer!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Poirier
CAST:  Jerry O'Connell  •  Shannon Elizabeth  •  Jake Busey  •  Horatio Sanz

Uptown Girls (2003)

Molly Gunn, the freewheeling daughter of a deceased rock legend, is forced to get a job when her manager steals her money. As nanny for precocious Ray, the oft ignored daughter of a music executive she learns what it means to be an adult while teaching Ray how to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Boaz Yakin
CAST:  Brittany Murphy  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Marley Shelton  •  Donald Faison

Molly Gunn, the freewheeling daughter of a deceased rock legend, is forced to get a job when her manager steals her money. As nanny for precocious Ray, the oft ignored daughter of a music executive she learns what it means to be an adult while teaching Ray how to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Boaz Yakin
CAST:  Brittany Murphy  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Marley Shelton  •  Donald Faison

War of the Worlds (2005)

Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop off his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Miranda Otto  •  Justin Chatwin

Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop off his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Miranda Otto  •  Justin Chatwin

Trapped (2002)

When their daughter is kidnapped by experienced nappers, the Jennings turn the tables on this seemingly foolproof plan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luis Mandoki
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Courtney Love  •  Stuart Townsend

When their daughter is kidnapped by experienced nappers, the Jennings turn the tables on this seemingly foolproof plan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luis Mandoki
CAST:  Charlize Theron  •  Kevin Bacon  •  Courtney Love  •  Stuart Townsend

Coraline (2009)

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When Coraline moves to an old house, she feels bored and neglected by her parents. She finds a hidden door with a bricked up passage. During the night, she crosses the passage and finds a parallel world where everybody has buttons instead of eyes, with caring ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Selick
CAST:  Dakota Fanning  •  Teri Hatcher  •  Jennifer Saunders  •  Dawn French

When Coraline moves to an old house, she feels bored and neglected by her parents. She finds a hidden door with a bricked up passage. During the night, she crosses the passage and finds a parallel world where everybody has buttons instead of eyes, with caring ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Selick
CAST:  Dakota Fanning  •  Teri Hatcher  •  Jennifer Saunders  •  Dawn French

Hounddog (2007)

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A drama set in the American South, where a precocious, troubled girl finds a safe haven in the music and movement of Elvis Presley.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Deborah Kampmeier
CAST:  Dakota Fanning  •  Oliver Clayton-Luce  •  Isabelle Fuhrman  •  Cody Hanford

A drama set in the American South, where a precocious, troubled girl finds a safe haven in the music and movement of Elvis Presley.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Deborah Kampmeier
CAST:  Dakota Fanning  •  Oliver Clayton-Luce  •  Isabelle Fuhrman  •  Cody Hanford

Every Secret Thing (2014)

One clear summer day in a Baltimore suburb, a baby goes missing from her front porch. Two young girls serve seven years for the crime and are released into a town that hasn't fully forgiven or forgotten. Soon, another child is missing, and two detectives are called ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy J. Berg
CAST:  Dakota Fanning  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Diane Lane  •  Danielle Macdonald

One clear summer day in a Baltimore suburb, a baby goes missing from her front porch. Two young girls serve seven years for the crime and are released into a town that hasn't fully forgiven or forgotten. Soon, another child is missing, and two detectives are called ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy J. Berg
CAST:  Dakota Fanning  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Diane Lane  •  Danielle Macdonald

The Last of Robin Hood (2013)

Errol Flynn, the swashbuckling Hollywood star and notorious ladies man, flouted convention all his life, but never more brazenly than in his last years when, swimming in vodka and unwilling to face his mortality, he undertook a liaison with an aspiring actress, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Glatzer  •  Wash Westmoreland
CAST:  Dakota Fanning  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Kevin Kline  •  Patrick St. Esprit

Errol Flynn, the swashbuckling Hollywood star and notorious ladies man, flouted convention all his life, but never more brazenly than in his last years when, swimming in vodka and unwilling to face his mortality, he undertook a liaison with an aspiring actress, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Glatzer  •  Wash Westmoreland
CAST:  Dakota Fanning  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Kevin Kline  •  Patrick St. Esprit

Night Moves (2014)

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The story about three radical environmentalists coming together to execute the most intense protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kelly Reichardt
CAST:  Dakota Fanning  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Alia Shawkat  •  Peter Sarsgaard

The story about three radical environmentalists coming together to execute the most intense protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kelly Reichardt
CAST:  Dakota Fanning  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Alia Shawkat  •  Peter Sarsgaard

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011)

The new found married bliss of Bella Swan and vampire Edward Cullen is cut short when a series of betrayals and misfortunes threatens to destroy their world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Condon
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Robert Pattinson  •  Taylor Lautner  •  Ashley Greene

The new found married bliss of Bella Swan and vampire Edward Cullen is cut short when a series of betrayals and misfortunes threatens to destroy their world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Condon
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Robert Pattinson  •  Taylor Lautner  •  Ashley Greene

Effie Gray (2014)

A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Laxton
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Tom Sturridge  •  Robbie Coltrane

A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Laxton
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Dakota Fanning  •  Tom Sturridge  •  Robbie Coltrane
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