Alexandra Rover (Jodie Foster) is a famous adventure novelist who is afraid to leave her own house. Nim (Abigail Breslin), her biggest fan, lives an xciting, carefree life on secret island with her father, Jack (Gerard Butler). When Jack goes missing at sea, Nim contacts her fictional hero, Alex Rover ( also played by Gerard Butler), in the hope that he will help save her island and her father's life. After receiving the message, the reclusive Alexandra must use her imagination to overcome her fears and save the day. Directed by Jennifer Flackett and Mark Levin. With Alphonso McAuley. Categories: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy. Year: 2008.
Jodie Foster in Nim's Island
Erica Bain (Jodie Foster) is living the charmed life with her fiance, David (Naveen Andrews), when her life is abruptly turned upside down by a startling attack that causes David's death and leaves Erica wounded. The tragedy shakes her to her core and sends her on a personal vigilante quest to avenge her fiance's death. Erica is forced to grapple with whether her chosen path has transformed her into the very thing she is trying to eradicate. Directed by Neil Jordan. With Terrence Howard, Mary Steenburgen and Nicky Katt. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2007.
Jodie Foster in The Brave One
Detective Keith Frazier (Denzel Washington) faces off against a master bank robber (Clive Owen) who has planned the perfect heist. But, when the robbery turns into a drawn out hostage situation, Frazier begins to suspect that there is an even bigger story lurking beneath the surface. His suspicions prove to be correct when a powerful negotiator (Jodie Foster) with a hidden agenda enters the picture. Directed by Spike Lee. With Christopher Plummer and Willem Dafoe. Categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2006.
Jodie Foster in Inside Man
Kyle Pratt (Jodie Foster), an aeronautical engineer who has recently lost her husband, and her daughter, Julia (Marlene Lawston), fly home from Berlin on a new aircraft that she helped design. But, when Julia goes missing at 30,000 feet, Kyle begins to question her sanity when no one on board will admit that the little girl was ever on the plane. With few clues, Kyle must overcome a corrupt crew and her own doubt to complete the desperate search. Directed by Robert Schwentke. With Peter Sarsgaard, Erika Christensen and Sean Bean. Categories: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Jodie Foster in Flightplan
In France near the end of World War I, five soldiers are convicted of injuring themselves in order to escape their military service and sent into the no man's land between the French and German trench lines. Although the men appear to have been killed in the battle that followed, Mathilde (Audrey Tautou) refuses to give up hope that her fiancé, Manech (Gaspard Ulliel), is still alive. During her search for Manech, Mathilde begins to uncover clues as to what actually took place on the battlefield. Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. With Jodie Foster and Dominique Pinon. Categories: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War, Foreign Film. Year: 2004.
Jodie Foster in A Very Long Engagement
After purchasing a brownstone in Manhattan's Upper West Side, recently divorced Meg Altman (Jodie Foster) moves into her new home with her daughter Sarah (Kristen Stewart) to start a new life. During their first night in the house, three thieves (Forest Whitaker, Dwight Yoakam and Jared Leto) break in and force Meg and Sarah to retreat to the panic room, a hidden, fortified room meant to keep them safe. The only problem is that these burglars know all about this room, and have a personal reason for wanting to get inside. Directed by David Fincher. Categories: Crime, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2002.
Jodie Foster in Panic Room
Dr. Ellie Arroway (Jodie Foster) is an independent radio astronomer who rockets into celebrity after she finds a coherent radio signal emanating from deep space. Deciphering the message with the help of Palmer Joss (Matthew McConaughey), Ellie discovers plans for building an advanced machine of unknown power. As Ellie prepares to test the device, she stands at the precipice of what may be the greatest moment in human history, or possibly its last. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. With William Fichtner, James Woods and Angela Bassett. Categories: Drama, Sci-Fi, Mystery. Year: 1997.
Jodie Foster in Contact
Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster), an ambitious FBI Academy student, is sent to a hospital for the criminally insane to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), a once renowned psychiatrist turned cannibalistic serial killer. Clarice hopes that Lector's psychopathic expertise will help her track down "Buffalo Bill" (Ted Levine), another deranged murderer. But, in order to get the information she needs, Clarice will haev to match wits with Lecter and trust him to lead her in the right direction. Directed by Jonathan Demme. With Scott Glenn and Anthony Heald. Categories: Crime, Thriller. Year: 1991.
Jodie Foster in The Silence of the Lambs
Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro) is a disturbed Vietnam vet working as a taxi driver in New York. Unhappy with his life and unable to function normally, Bickle develops an obsession with cleansing the streets of the scum he sees as the reason for the city's decay. As his obsession becomes a reality, Bickle slips more and more into the role of violent avenger in a city that doesn't want him. Directed by Martin Scorsese. With Cybill Shepherd, Peter Boyle, Jodie Foster, Harvey Keitel and Albert Brooks. Categories: Cult Classics, Drama, Thriller, Crime. Year: 1976.
Jodie Foster in Taxi Driver