Best Movies of Kathy Bates

Titanic (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 252 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 74 | Earnings: $658.67M

A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.

Midnight in Paris (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 212 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 81 | Earnings: $56.82M

While on a trip to Paris with his fiancée's family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s everyday at midnight.

Misery (1990)

Aggregate Rating: 171 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 75 | Earnings: $61.28M

After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse.

About Schmidt (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 166 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 85 | Earnings: $65.01M

A man upon retirement embarks on a journey to his estranged daughter's wedding only to discover more about himself and life than he ever expected.

Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 147 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $80.10M

A housewife who is unhappy with her life befriends an old lady in a nursing home and is enthralled by the tales she tells of people she used to know.

Primary Colors (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 140 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 70 | Earnings: $38.97M

A man joins the political campaign of a smooth-operator candidate for president of the USA.

Dolores Claiborne (1995)

Aggregate Rating: 139 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 62 | Earnings: $24.36M

A big-city reporter travels to the small town where her mother has been arrested for the murder of an elderly woman that she works for as a maid.

The Highwaymen (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 135 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 58 | Earnings: null

The untold true story of the legendary detectives who brought down Bonnie and Clyde.

Love Liza (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 129 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 58 | Earnings: $0.21M

Following the unexplained suicide of his wife Liza, a web designer turns to gasoline fumes and remote-control airplanes while avoiding an inevitable conflict with his mother-in-law.

Chéri (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 126 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 63 | Earnings: $2.71M

The son of a courtesan retreats into a fantasy world after being forced to end his relationship with the older woman who educated him in the ways of love.

On the Basis of Sex (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 119 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 58 | Earnings: null

The story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights and what she had to overcome in order to become a U.S. Supreme Court Justice.

Boychoir (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 118 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 51 | Earnings: null

Stet, a troubled and angry 11-year-old orphan from a small Texas town, ends up at a Boy Choir school back East after the death of his single mom. Completely out of his element, he finds ...

Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 117 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 49 | Earnings: $24.00M

To win a bet, an eccentric British inventor beside his Chinese valet and an aspiring French artist, embarks on a trip full of adventures and dangers around the world in exactly 80 days.

The Waterboy (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 115 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 41 | Earnings: $161.49M

A waterboy for a college football team discovers he has a unique tackling ability and becomes a member of the team.

The Great Gilly Hopkins (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 112 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 47 | Earnings: null

12-year-old wisecracking Gilly Hopkins finds herself shuffled from foster home to foster home until she meets Maime Trotter.

Failure to Launch (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 109 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 47 | Earnings: $88.66M

A thirty-something, is still living at home until his parents hire an interventionist to help him graduate out of the house. That's when the fun begins.

Bonneville (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 108 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 46 | Earnings: $0.49M

Three women take a road trip to Santa Barbara in order to deliver the ashes of one of their dead husbands to his resentful daughter.

The Family That Preys (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 103 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 49 | Earnings: $37.02M

Two families from different walks of life learn to work together.

The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 103 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 40 | Earnings: $79.36M

A remake of the 1951 classic science fiction film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth.

Bad Santa 2 (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 95 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 38 | Earnings: $17.66M

Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, Willie teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve.