Movies starring Jamie Lee Curtis

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When it comes to comedians, everyone has their favorite. Mine is John Cleese. In fact, he has held that place in my esteem since the first time I watched an episode of Fawlty Towers on PBS, some twenty years ago. Up to that point, I knew Cle...

Run Time: 1:48
U.S. Release Date: 1988-07-15
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity, Violence)
Genre: COMEDY
Director: Charles Crichton
Cast: Kevin Kline, John Cleese, Michael Palin, ...
Freaky Friday

With 2003's Freaky Friday, Walt Disney Pictures is again cannibalizing its past. This is the third time the Magic Kingdom has turned out a version of Mary Rodgers' novel. The first instance, in 1976, starred Barbara Harris as the mother and Jodie...

Run Time: 1:40
U.S. Release Date: 2003-08-01
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: COMEDY
Director: Mark S. Waters
Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Lindsay Lohan, Ryan Malgarini, ...
H20

Has it really been twenty years since John Carpenter's low-budget chiller, Halloween, hit the nation's screens and paved the way for a decade's worth of bloody slasher movies? To date, the original Halloween has been one of the few entries into ...

Run Time: 1:25
U.S. Release Date: 1998-08-05
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: HORROR
Director: Steve Miner
Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh, Nancy Stephens, ...
Halloween

In late 1978, a small horror film opened in Bowling Green, Kentucky (before moving on to Chicago and New York City) that would change the face of the genre. Initially dismissed by many serious critics as unworthy of attention or praise, the motion...

Run Time: 1:33
U.S. Release Date: 1978-10-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: HORROR
Director: John Carpenter
Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasance, Nancy Loomis, ...
Halloween

This is the sequel Halloween fans have been awaiting for four decades. With John Carpenter whispering in his ear (the original director returned in an “advisory” capacity and as co-composer), David Gordon Green has taken the series back to...

Run Time: 1:46
U.S. Release Date: 2018-10-19
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Gore, Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: Horror
Director: David Gordon Green
Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Jefferson Hall, Rhian Rees, ...
Halloween II

When John Carpenter's Halloween was released in 1978, no one (least of all the filmmakers) could have predicted the phenomenon it would create. Not only did Halloween turn into one of the most profitable movies of all time, but it spawned a class ...

Run Time: 1:32
U.S. Release Date: 1981-10-30
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Sexual Situations, Nudity, Profanity)
Genre: HORROR
Director: Rick Rosenthal
Cast: Donald Pleasence, Ford Rainey, Ana Alicia, ...
Halloween: Resurrection

Note to readers: this review contains spoilers. If you care, come back and read the review after you have endured the torture that is Halloween: Resurrection. There are three levels of quality in the horror genre, all of which are represented in...

Run Time: 1:30
U.S. Release Date: 2002-07-12
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations, Nudity)
Genre: HORROR
Director: Rick Rosenthal
Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Sean Patrick Thomas, Thomas Ian Nicholas, ...
Knives Out

There are reasons why Hollywood rarely backs a murder mystery.  With its various narrative complexities, double dealings, and mandatory twists, the genre is generally unsuited for the constrictions demanded by a two-hour timeslot. As the PBS ...

Run Time: 2:10
U.S. Release Date: 2019-11-27
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Thriller
Director: Rian Johnson
Cast: Daniel Craig, Katherine Langford, Christopher Plummer, ...
Spare Parts

Spare Parts tries too hard to be a based-on-a-true-story, feel-good, crowd-pleasing, triumph-of-the-underdogs movie. Somewhere along the line, perhaps by never deviating a millimeter from the expected trajectory of the genre, it crosses the line fr...

Run Time: 1:53
U.S. Release Date: 2015-01-16
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Sean McNamara
Cast: George Lopez, Marisa Tomei, Jamie Lee Curtis, ...
True Lies

A few months ago, when speculation was rampant about who would be the next actor to nab the role of James Bond, Arnold Schwarzenegger's name was bandied about as one of the "long shots." Well, Pierce got the job, not Arnold, but for those who wond...

Run Time: 2:20
U.S. Release Date: 1994-07-15
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Situations)
Genre: ACTION/COMEDY
Director: James Cameron
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Arnold, ...