Movies starring Dakota Fanning

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American Pastoral

American Pastoral is another in a long line of movie adaptations of revered novels that lose something significant in their translation from page to screen. Although it’s not possible to argue that Philip Roth’s 1997 Pulitzer Prize-winnin...

Run Time: 1:56
U.S. Release Date: 2016-10-21
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: Drama
Director: Ewan McGregor
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning, ...
Cat in the Hat, The

There is an almost overpowering desire to write this review in the style of Dr. Seuss, but I will resist it - primarily because the end product is more Mike Myers and overblown production design than it is the clever text of one of the most beloved...

Run Time: 1:22
U.S. Release Date: 2003-11-21
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence)
Genre: FAMILY
Director: Bo Welch
Cast: Mike Myers, Alec Baldwin, Kelly Preston, ...
Charlotte's Web

As family features go, Charlotte's Web may be the best we have seen in a while. Technically adept and surprisingly affecting, the movie translates E.B. White's children's book into a motion picture that will enthrall children and engage their paren...

Run Time: 1:34
U.S. Release Date: 2006-12-15
MPAA Rating: "G" (Nothing Objectionable)
Genre: FAMILY
Director: Gary Winick
Cast: Dakota Fanning, Thomas Haden Church, André Benjamin, ...
Coraline

Henry Selick has a particular sensibility and, when choosing material for his movies, he seeks stories that fit into the slightly twisted, quasi-fairy tale realm where he feels comfortable working. Thus, in the past, he has collaborated with Tim B...

Run Time: 1:40
U.S. Release Date: 2009-02-06
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: ANIMATED
Director: Henry Selick
Cast: (voices) Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, Jennifer Saunders, ...
Dreamer

While many movies claim to be based on true stories, Dreamer takes it one step further. The film's official name is Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story. The word "inspired" allows a lot of creative license. In fact, very little of what happens in ...

Run Time: 1:40
U.S. Release Date: 2005-10-21
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Mature Themes)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: John Gatins
Cast: Kurt Russell, Dakota Fanning, Kris Kristofferson, ...
Hide and Seek

Some day, there will be a trivia question asking which actress appeared in movies opposite Oscar winners Sean Penn, Denzel Washington, and Robert De Niro. The answer is Dakota Fanning, although the movie in which she co-stars with De Niro is not l...

Run Time: 1:42
U.S. Release Date: 2005-01-28
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence)
Genre: HORROR
Director: John Polson
Cast: Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning, Famke Janssen, ...
Hounddog

Hounddog began its public life at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, where it was inauspiciously dubbed "the Dakota Fanning rape film." Poor audience and critical reception led the director to "re-work" the movie, which emerged from limbo for limite...

Run Time: 1:47
U.S. Release Date: 2008-09-19
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Nudity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Deborah Kampmeier
Cast: Dakota Fanning, David Morse, Piper Laurie, ...
I Am Sam

Never trust a serious drama that uses a line from a Dr. Seuss book as its title. I Am Sam (inspired by a line from "Green Eggs and Ham"), despite boasting interesting character relationships, stumbles and falls because of a storyline that consiste...

Run Time: 2:09
U.S. Release Date: 2001-12-28
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Jessie Nelson
Cast: Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dakota Fanning, ...
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, the “ninth film from Quentin Tarantino,” might be too long and a little self-indulgent. But it’s also chock-full of brilliant moments, great performances, and a sense of ’60s Hollywood infused with a mix ...

Run Time: 2:41
U.S. Release Date: 2019-07-26
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama/Comedy
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, ...
Push

With only one franchise superhero making a motion appearance in 2009 (Wolverine), Push might be among the best available options for fans of the burgeoning movie genre. An original concept that isn't directly based on any comic books or graphic no...

Run Time: 1:51
U.S. Release Date: 2009-02-06
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: ACTION/ADVENTURE
Director: Paul McGuigan
Cast: Chris Evans, Dakota Fanning, Camilla Belle, ...