Jodie Foster

Biography: Having made a successful transition from child to adult star, Jodie Foster has also survived horrific treatment as a gang-rape victim in The Accused (1988) and encounters with Hannibal Lector in The Silence of the Lambs (1991), both of which garnered her Academy Awards for Best Actress. After that, her role in Flightplan (2005) as the mother of a daughter who goes missing during a transatlantic flight holds a different form of terror. Surely real-life Jodie can cope... After all, she's made more than a hundred television and film appearances since she was three years old (starting with the iconic "Coppertone Girl" ads in which Foster plugs the suntanning product when a playful pup tugs her swimsuit bottom to display the lotion's effects, and to include her controversial role as a preteen prostitute opposite Robert DeNiro in 1976's Taxi Driver), is an accomplished director and producer, has performed in French language films, and even been stalked by the would-be assassin ofHaving made a successful transition from child to adult star, Jodie Foster has also survived horrific treatment as a gang-rape victim in The Accused (1988) and encounters with Hannibal Lector in The Silence of the Lambs (1991), both of which garnered her Academy Awards for Best Actress. After that, her role in Flightplan (2005) as the mother of a daughter who goes missing during a transatlantic flight holds a different form of terror. Surely real-life Jodie can cope... After all, she's made more than a hundred television and film appearances since she was three years old (starting with the iconic "Coppertone Girl" ads in which Foster plugs the suntanning product when a playful pup tugs her swimsuit bottom to display the lotion's effects, and to include her controversial role as a preteen prostitute opposite Robert DeNiro in 1976's Taxi Driver), is an accomplished director and producer, has performed in French language films, and even been stalked by the would-be assassin of President Ronald Reagan in 1981. Expand

Jodie Foster's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 63
Highest Metascore: 93 Taxi Driver (re-release)
Lowest Metascore: 25 R.I.P.D.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 22
  2. Negative: 1 out of 22
22 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
93 Taxi Driver (re-release) Jan 5, 2005 Iris 7.0
85 The Silence of the Lambs Feb 13, 1991 Clarice Starling 8.8
76 Inside Man Mar 24, 2006 Madeleine White / Madeleine White tbd
76 A Very Long Engagement Nov 26, 2004 Elodie Gordes 7.8
71 Little Man Tate Nov 1, 1991 Director / Dede Tate tbd
69 The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys Jun 14, 2002 Producer / Producer / Sister Assumpta / Sister Assumpta tbd
68 Carny May 23, 1980 Donna tbd
65 The Accused Oct 14, 1988 Sarah Tobias tbd
65 Panic Room Mar 29, 2002 Meg Altman 8.7
62 Contact Jul 11, 1997 Eleanor Arroway 7.9

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