Here is a selection of Jennifer Connelly’s best performances ever
Requiem For A Dream (2000)
Four drug addicts stuck in their dull lives descend into a downward spiral to achieve their aspirations. Harry Goldfarb assists his drug-dealer friend Tyrone in securing a large shipment and pushes his girlfriend Marion towards prostitution to realize her fashion design dreams. His widowed mother starts a drug-infused diet regimen to appear beautiful as a guest on her favorite show.
A Beautiful Mind (2001)
The biographical movie, partly inspired by Sylvia Nasar’s book, depicts the life of the mathematician and Nobel Laureate, John Nash. Early in his career, he achieves success with his remarkable discovery. However, he soon begins to develop paranoid schizophrenia and goes through years of struggle before he eventually manages to succeed and win the Nobel Prize.
This biographical drama film tells the story of the American painter Jackson Pollock. The film portrays how from a small-time artist, Pollock was able to rise to fame and become an important figure in the abstract expressionist movement.
House of Sand and Fog (2003)
Kathy Nicolo, a neglected woman, and reformed drug addict, loses the California coast house inherited from her father, to government over a misunderstanding about unpaid taxes. Iranian immigrant Behrani purchases it in an auction to better his family’s future. With Officer Lester’s help, Kathy makes life difficult for the Iranian family to get back to her house. Where will this clash lead to?
Blood Diamond (2006)
Everybody wants this shiny jewel—a smuggler, a syndicate of businessmen—from the poor fisherman that discovered it. Add in a reporter searching for the truth, and you have a political thriller that shines a light on the human cost of the ‘blood diamonds’ that are used to fund wars in Africa.
Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
Through flashbacks, the film chronicles four decades of the life of David ‘Noodles’ Aaronson, who survived growing up in a rough Jewish neighborhood in New York with his partners Max, Cockeye and Patsy, became a feared mafia during the Prohibition era, and finally returned years later from self-imposed exile to learn a vital truth about his past.
Phenomena is a horror mystery film which revolves around a young girl who has an unusual but interesting ability which allows her to communicate with insects. She is soon transferred to a Swiss boarding school. When a string of murders occur, she thinks her abilities might prove very useful.
Little Children (2006)
Sarah Pierce, a disillusioned stay-at-home mother,meets law student Brad Adamson, while taking their children to park. The two begin a relationship because of their respective unhappy marriages and lives which only leads to further complications.
While babysitting her infant half-brother, Toby, against her will, teenager Sarah wishes he be taken away by Goblin King Jareth. As her wish gets granted immediately, a repentant Sarah asks Jareth to give Toby back. He tells her to rescue Toby before midnight from the center of a Labyrinth by penetrating the maze of illusion, which has strange creatures and astounding puzzles.
Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
Returning to his neighborhood after fighting alongside the Avengers, Peter Parker resumes his studies and crime-fighting studies. However, after his recklessness endangers public life, his mentor, Tony Stark, confiscates his high-tech suit. However, Peter has a lead on the mysterious supervillain Vulture, who has access to powerful Chitauri technology and must pursue him on his own.
Dark City (1998)
The neo-noir movie follows amnesiac John Murdoch who awakens in a hotel to find that he is being hunted for a series of murders by a group called the Strangers. Throughout the movie, he uncovers his true powers and defeats the Strangers who are extraterrestrials experimenting on and controlling humans.
Alita: Battle Angel (2018)
In a future world, a compassionate doctor discovers a disembodied female cyborg with an intact human brain and attaches a new cyborg body to it. Named Alita, after the doctor’s deceased daughter, she awakens without memory of her past. The film focuses on how she learns to navigate not only her new life but also the treacherous city streets.