In 1999, thousands of activists descend upon Seattle to join in a mass demonstration against the WTO Ministerial Conference. What begins as a peaceful protest in Seattle's streets turns into an all-out riot, with protesters facing off with police and the National guard. Caught in the middle are Dale (Woody Harrelson), a riot cop, Ella (Charlize Theron), his wife, Jay (Martin Henderson), a protest organizer, and Mayor Jim Tobin (Ray Liotta). Directed by Stuart Townsend. With Michelle Rodriguez, André Benjamin, Rade Serbedzija, Ivana Milicevic, Joshua Jackson, Connie Nielsen, Channing Tatum and Jennifer Carpenter. Categories: Action, Drama, Based on a True Story. Year: 2007.
Connie Nielsen in Battle in Seattle
Based on the true story of a daring rescue 500 American POWs held by the Japanese during World War II, the movie stars Benjamin Bratt as the commander of the US Army Rangers who carry out the mission. James Franco plays one of the most daring of the rescuers, while Joseph Fiennes is the leader of the POWs, and Connie Nielsen is a nurse who helps with the rescue. Directed by John Dahl. With Robert Mammone and Max Martini. Categories: Action, Drama, War. Year: 2005.
Connie Nielsen in The Great Raid
On Christmas Eve, Charlie Arglist (John Cusack), a crooked mob attorney, and his associate, Vic Cavanaugh (Billy Bob Thornton), have just stolen $2 million from Kansas City crime boss Bill Guerrard (Randy Quaid). When a severe ice storm shuts down the city of Witchita Falls, the pair must make other plans since a quick escape is no longer an option. While Charlie waits out the storm, he must contend with the boss's girl, Renata (Connie Nielsen), take care of his drinking buddy, Pete Van Heuten (Oliver Platt), and even survive a double-cross from his old pal Vic. Directed by Harold Ramis. With Mike Starr. Categories: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Connie Nielsen in The Ice Harvest
Aaron Hallam (Benicio Del Toro), a trained assassin AWOL from the Special Forces, hides out in the forest and kills some hunters. FBI Special Agent Abby Durrell (Connie Nielsen) turns to L.T. Bonham (Tommy Lee Jones), the one man tough enough to capture him. Bonham realizes he trained Hallam and can't say no to the assignment. Deep in the woods, it's hard to tell who is the hunter and who is the hunted. Directed by William Friedkin. With Leslie Stefanson and Categories: Action, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2003.
Connie Nielsen in The Hunted
Maximus (Russell Crowe), a once highly respected Roman general, is betrayed and put into slavery by Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix), the son of the recently deceased emperor. Once in captivity, Maximus trains to be a gladiator and fights in battles staged at the Coliseum. The former general's fame grows as he wins battle after battle, but his true motivation is to avenge the murder of his wife and son by killing Commodus and returning the government of Rome its people. Directed by Ridley Scott. With Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris and Djimon Hounsou. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama, History. Year: 2000.
Connie Nielsen in Gladiator
The first manned mission to Mars fails catastrophically, killing every participating astronaut except for Commander Luke Graham (Don Cheadle). Commander Jim McConnell (Gary Sinise) leads a rescue mission, accompanied by Woody Blake (Tim Robbins), Phil Ohlmeyer (Jerry O'Connell) and Terri Fisher (Connie Nielsen), to discover what happened on the red planet. Instead of answers to the crew's disappearance, they find a mysterious intelligence that may be the key to existence in the universe. Directed by Brian De Palma. With Kavan Smith, Kim Delaney and Jill Teed. Categories: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Adventure. Year: 2000.
Connie Nielsen in Mission to Mars
Max Fischer's (Jason Schwartzman) entire world revolves around Rushmore, a private school where he sacrifices his studies to engage in an incredible range of extracurricular activities. After learning that his failing grades will most certainly lead to him losing his scholarship, Max's life is further complicated when he falls for Miss Cross (Olivia Williams), a beautiful elementary school teacher. Seeking the help of local industrialist Herman Blume (Bill Murray), Max sets out to keep his place at Rushmore and woo his new love, only to have everything come crashing down around him. Directed by Wes Anderson. With Seymour Cassel, Brian Cox, Luke Wilson, Connie Nielsen and Sara Tanaka. Categories: Cult Classics, Comedy, Drama. Year: 1998.
Connie Nielsen in Rushmore
Kevin Lomax (Keanu Reeves) is a hotshot southern lawyer who heads to New York with his beautiful wife, Mary Ann (Charlize Theron), to join a prestigeous lawfirm. What he doesn't know is that his new boss (Al Pacino) hides a dark secret that gives him a powerful edge in the courtroom. As Kevin becomes consumed with life at the firm, Mary Ann begins to lose a grip on reality. And, when Kevin finally discovers the truth, it may be to late for redemption. With Charlize Theron. Directed by Taylor Hackford. Categories: Drama, Thriller, New York. Year: 1997.
Connie Nielsen in The Devil's Advocate