In his quest to be made an FBI agent, computer specialist Eric O'Neill (Ryan Phillippe) is assigned to clerk for senior agent Robert Hanssen (Chris Cooper) and write down everything he does. Initially told he's a part of an investigation into Hanssen's sexual habits, O'Neill eventually finds that the FBI suspects Hanssen of selling sensitive US intelligence to the Soviet Union. As the pair grows closer, O'Neill digs deeper into the life a devout Catholic he has come to respect and finds it more and more difficult to keep his personal and professional lives separate. Directed by Billy Ray. With Laura Linney, Caroline Dhavernas, Gary Cole, Dennis Haysbert and Kathleen Quinlan. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 2007.
Laura Linney in Breach
Scarlett Johannsson plays a graduate student from a modest background who becomes a nanny for a fabulously rich New York family in this movie version of the bestselling novel. She is both impressed and intimidated by the selfish, glamorous Mrs. X (Laura Linney), her employer, and cares deeply about the little boy (Nicholas Art) she works with. But she is frustrated: How can she get his mother and workaholic father to pay attention to this child? While she struggles with this question, she juggles her studies and an attraction to a hot Harvard student. Directed by Robert Pulcini. With Chris Evans and Alicia Keys. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2007.
Laura Linney in The Nanny Diaries
Ben (Rupert Grint) is a shy teenage boy trying to escape from the influence of his high-strung, overbearing mother (Laura Linney). His world is turned upside down when he begins to work for an eccentric retired actress (Julie Walters). As their unlikely friendship develops, Ben is forced to challenge his beliefs and decide who he really wants to be. Directed by Jeremy Brock. With Nicholas Farrell. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2006.
Laura Linney in Driving Lessons
On an annual fishing trip with his friends in the Australian outback, Stewart Kane (Gabriel Byrne) happens upon the body of a murdered young woman in the river. Rather than return to town and report the death immediately, Stewart and his friends continue fishing and report their gruesome find days later. When Stewart's wife, Claire (Laura Linney), discovers what happened, she is deeply trouble by her husband's inaction and questions her faith in their relationship. As Claire tries to make things right with the dead girl's family, her marriage is pushed to its limit and she risks losing her once peaceful life. Directed by Ray Lawrence. With Tatea Reilly, Sean Rees-Wemyss and Eva Lazzaro. Categories: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2006.
Laura Linney in Jindabyne
In an extremely rare decision, the Catholic Church officially recognizes the demonic possession of 19-year-old college freshman Emily Rose (Jennifer Carpenter). Told in flashbacks, this is the haunting trial of the priest (Tom Wilkinson) accused of negligence resulting in the death of the young girl and the lawyer (Laura Linney) who takes on the task of defending him. Directed by Scott Derrickson. With Campbell Scott. Categories: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Laura Linney in The Exorcism of Emily Rose
In 1986 Park Slope, Brooklyn, Bernard Berkman (Jeff Daniels), a once promising author, now spends more time teaching than writing. When his wife, Joan (Laura Linney), begins to pursue her own literary talent, years of tension come to a head and break up the family. With their sons Walt (Jesse Eisenberg) and Frank (Owen Kline) left confused, hurt and searching for answers, Joan continues an affair with Frank's tennis coach (William Baldwin), while Bernard makes advances on one of his college students (Anna Paquin), whom Walt has fallen for. Directed by Noah Baumbach. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Independent Film. Year: 2005.
Laura Linney in The Squid and the Whale
Jimmy (Sean Penn), Sean (Kevin Bacon) and Dave (Tim Robbins) were best friends until the day when Dave was abducted a man claiming to be a police officer. Years later, they find their lives thrust together again when Jimmy's daughter Katie (Emmy Rossum) is murdered. Sean, who is now a police detective, leads the investigation and questions Dave as a prime suspect. Jimmy, consumed with grief, sets out on a course of revenge to learn the truth, no matter the consequences. Directed by Clint Eastwood. With Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden, Laura Linney, Kevin Chapman and Tom Guiry. Categories: Crime, Drama, Mystery. Year: 2003/.
Laura Linney in Mystic River
Truman Burbank (Jim Carrey) lives inside a fake world. His life is a hidden-camera TV show, and everyone in it is an actor except for him. When a series of production goofs makes him realize the whole charade, the world watches to see how Truman will cope with the knowledge that his life is a lie. Directed by Peter Weir. With Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich, Ed Harris and Paul Giamatti. Categories: Comedy, Drama. Year: 1998.
Laura Linney in The Truman Show
A mysterious disaster deep in the Congo sends primatologist Peter Elliot (Dylan Walsh), Travicom Project Supervisor Karen Ross (Laura Linney) and a team of scientists out into the African jungle looking for answers. What they find is a mythical city containing priceless diamonds and a group of hyper-intelligent killer gorillas who try their best to prevent anyone from leaving the Congo alive. Directed by Frank Marshall. With Ernie Hudson, Tim Curry and Grant Heslov. Categories: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi. Year: 1995.
Laura Linney in Congo