Best Movies of Octavia Spencer

The Help (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 201 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 62 | Earnings: $169.71M

An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.


The Shape of Water (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 181 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 87 | Earnings: $50.66M

At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.


Onward (2020)

Aggregate Rating: 179 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 61 | Earnings: null

Two elven brothers embark on a quest to bring their father back for one day.


Hidden Figures (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 170 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 74 | Earnings: $169.38M

The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.


Fruitvale Station (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 167 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 85 | Earnings: $16.10M

The story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.


Gifted (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 149 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 60 | Earnings: $24.80M

Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.


Luce (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 141 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 72 | Earnings: $1.78M

A married couple is forced to reckon with their idealized image of their son, adopted from war-torn Eritrea, after an alarming discovery by a devoted high school teacher threatens his status as an all-star student.


Small Town Crime (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 134 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: null

An alcoholic ex-cop (Hawkes) finds the body of a young woman and, through an act of self-redemption, becomes hell-bent on finding the killer but unwittingly puts his family in danger and ...


Ma (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 113 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: $45.37M

A lonely woman befriends a group of teenagers and decides to let them party at her house. Just when the kids think their luck couldn't get any better, things start happening that make them question the intention of their host.


A Kid Like Jake (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 112 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 60 | Earnings: $0.04M

Loving parents of a four-year-old must come to terms with their child being transgender.


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.


Black or White (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 112 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 45 | Earnings: $21.57M

A grieving widower is drawn into a custody battle over his granddaughter, whom he helped raise her entire life.


The Free World (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 105 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 46 | Earnings: null

A recently released former convict becomes involved with a married woman with an abusive husband.


The Shack (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 99 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 32 | Earnings: $57.33M

A grieving man receives a mysterious, personal invitation to meet with God at a place called "The Shack."


Blues for Willadean (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 76 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A story centered on abused housewife Willadean Winkler, her relationships with her friends, and her attempts at liberation.


Car Dogs (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 47 | Imdb: 4 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Malcolm is a brilliant, callous businessman who is a vicious, overbearing father. Mark is the sales manager at Chamberlain Auto, the dealership that promises to do "Whatever It Takes" to ...


The Witches (2020)

Aggregate Rating: 0 | Imdb: 0 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Based on Roald Dahl's 1983 classic book 'The Witches', the story tells the scary, funny and imaginative tale of a seven year old boy who has a run in with some real life witches!