As Sara Goldfarb (Ellen Burstyn), a lonely widow, uses prescription diet pills to prepare for a game show appearance that will never come, her son, Harry (Jared Leto), his girlfriend, Marion (Jennifer Connelly), and his best friend, Tyrone (Marlon Wayans), sink deeper and deeper into the vicious grip of heroin addiction. Facing a supply shortage in New York, Harry and Tyrone head out on the road to pull off a drug deal that they hope will be the answer to their prayers. Marion, left alone in her apartment, is forced to sacrifice her morals to score the heroin she so desperately needs. Directed by Darren Aronofsky. With Christopher McDonald and Suzanne Shepherd. Categories: Cult Classics, Crime, Drama, New York. Year: 2000.
Jennifer Connelly in Requiem for a Dream
John Murdoch (Rufus Sewell) just woke up in a strange hotel, without a memory and wanted for several murders. Struggling to piece together his life, he discovers The Strangers, a group of supernatural beings able to put people to sleep and alter their lives. Alone in a mad city, Murdoch must attempt to reassemble his life and save it from these terrifying beings who want him dead. Directed by Alex Proyas. Starring William Hurt, Kiefer Sutherland and Jennifer Connelly. Categories: Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi. Year: 1998.
Jennifer Connelly in Dark City
Jacey (Billy Crudup) and Doug Holt (Joaquin Phoenix) are two poor brothers who fall in love with the three aristocratic daughters of the formidable Lloyd Abbott (Will Patton). Shy and quiet, Doug longs for the heart of Pamela (Liv Tyler), a vivacious and popular girl who seems out of his league, while Jacey is much more calculating in his efforts. Seeing the pursuit as revenge for a patent Lloyd allegedly stole from the Holts' father, Jacey first targets the wild Eleanor (Jennifer Connelly) before turning his attention to the unhappily married Alice(Joanna Going). When Jacey's true motives are finally revealed, the honest romance that has developed between Doug and Pamela is put into jeopardy. Directed by Pat O'Connor. With Michael Sutton, Barbara Williams and Kathy Baker. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 1997.
Jennifer Connelly in Inventing the Abbotts
Irene (Jennifer Connelly) is a magazine editor living in Chile during the tyrannical rule of Pinochet. After meeting Francisco (Antonio Banderas), a photographer and resistance organizer, Irene is immersed in the underground freedom movement as her relationship with Francisco sets her against the government's deadly regime. Directed by Betty Kaplan. With Stefania Sandrelli, Diego Wallraff and Camilo Gallardo. Categories: Drama, Based on a Novel. Year: 1994.
Jennifer Connelly in Of Love and Shadows
Stunt pilot Cliff Secord (Bill Campbell) discovers an incredible jet pack abandoned in a field and masters the power of personal flight with the help of his mechanic friend, Peevee (Alan Arkin). When evil, well connected actor Neville Sinclair (Timothy Dalton) informs mobster Eddie Valentine (Paul Sorvino) of Cliff's secret, the sinister criminals set out to get their hands on the technology. Cliff's girlfriend, Jenny (Jennifer Connelly), who is seeking a role in Neville's new film, winds up in the middle of the struggle, and Cliff will stop at nothing to save her. Directed by Joe Johnston. With Terry O'Quinn and Ed Lauter. Categories: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi. Year: 1991.
Jennifer Connelly in The Rocketeer
Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) is a typical 15-year-old, who wishes that her young stepbrother, Toby (Toby Froud), would just disappear. Stuck babysitting Toby yet again, Sarah playfully calls out for the assistance of the sinister Goblin King Jareth (David Bowie). When Jareth appears, he transports Toby to his magical castle in the middle of a terrifying maze. To prevent her brother from being transformed into a goblin, Sarah must navigate her way through the maze before midnight. Directed by Jim Henson. With Shelley Thompson, Christopher Malcolm and Natalie Finland. Categories: Family, Fantasy, Adventure, Musical. Year: 1986.
Jennifer Connelly in Labyrinth
After thirty years of absence, David "Noodles" Aaronson (Robert De Niro) returns to the streets of Brooklyn he once prowled as a Prohibition era gangster. In a series of flashbacks, we learn the stories of Aaronson and his partners, Max (James Woods), Patsy (James Hayden) and Cockeye (William Forsythe), as Aaronson tries to reconcile his new life with the his actions during those extraordinary times of love and loss. Directed by Sergio Leone. With Joe Pesci, Jennifer Connelly, Treat Williams and Burt Young. Categories: Crime, Drama, Based on a Novel, New York. Year: 1984.
Jennifer Connelly in Once Upon a Time in America