When Madeline (Embeth Davidtz), a recently married art gallery owner from Chicago, travels to rural North Carolina to close a deal with a reclusive artist, her husband, George (Alessandro Nivola), uses the opportunity to introduce her to his family who lives nearby. Although George's family members are for the most part hospitable to Madeline, her presence disrupts their country life and brings hidden resentments out into the light. Directed by Phil Morrison. With Scott Wilson, Benjamin McKenzie, Celia Weston and Amy Adams. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Independent Film. Year: 2005.
Amy Adams in Junebug
Frank Abagnale Jr. (Leonardo DiCaprio), a brilliant conman, uses his wit and multiple identities to stay a step ahead of the FBI for years. Impersonating a doctor, an airline pilot, a lawyer and more, Abagnale cashes more than two million dollars in forged checks over his career before being brought down by FBI Agent Carl Hanratty (Tom Hanks). Directed by Steven Spielberg. With Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen, Jennifer Garner and Nathalie Baye. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller, New York. Year: 2002.
Amy Adams in Catch Me If You Can
With a television crew covering a Minnesota town's annual beauty pageant, Gladys Leeman (Kirstie Alley), a former winner, desperately wants her daughter, Becky (Denise Richards), to follow in her footsteps. And, she's willing to do just about anything to make sure that it happens. But, despite Gladys' tampering, Becky's main competition, Amber Atkins (Kirsten Dunst), won't stop pursuing her dreams. Directed by Michael Patrick Jann. With Ellen Barkin, Allison Janney, Brittany Murphy and Amy Adams. Categories: Comedy. Year: 1999.
Amy Adams in Drop Dead Gorgeous