Lois Smith

Biography: Lois Smith has been acting for more than a half-century. Her great breakout role was as a young prostitute opposite James Dean in East of Eden. She has been a staple in films since that time, appearing memorably in Five Easy Pieces and Minority Report. An accomplished stage actress, she is a member of Chicago's Steppenwolf Ensemble and earned Tony nominations in their Broadway productions of The Grapes of Wrath and Buried Child. Most recently she has appeared on stages from New York to Chicago in an acclaimed performance as Carrie Watts in Horton Foote's play A Trip to Bountiful.

Lois Smith's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 64
Highest Metascore: 94 Lady Bird
Lowest Metascore: 40 The Comedian
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 21
  2. Negative: 0 out of 21
21 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
57 Red Betsy Nov 14, 2003 Helen Rounds 9.0
58 Green Card Jan 11, 1991 Brontë's Parent (Mother) 8.6
67 Fatal Attraction Sep 18, 1987 Martha 8.6
94 Lady Bird Nov 3, 2017 Cast / Sister Sarah Joan / Principal Cast / Sister Sarah Joan 8.1
75 Sweet Land Oct 18, 2006 Old Inge 8.0
64 Fried Green Tomatoes Jan 24, 1992 Mama Threadgoode 8.0
70 The Nice Guys May 20, 2016 Mrs. Glenn 7.6
80 Dead Man Walking Dec 29, 1995 Helen's Mother 7.5
78 Please Give Apr 30, 2010 Mrs. Portman 7.4
75 Tumbleweeds Nov 24, 1999 Ginger 7.3
68 Twister May 10, 1996 Meg Greene 7.2
82 Marjorie Prime Aug 18, 2017 Marjorie / Marjorie 7.2
61 Roadie Jan 6, 2012 Mom 7.0
56 Falling Down Feb 26, 1993 Mrs. Foster/William's Mother 6.6
54 Diminished Capacity Jul 4, 2008 Belle Tyke 6.5
47 The Odd Life of Timothy Green Aug 15, 2012 Aunt Mel 6.1
53 A Foreign Affair May 7, 2004 Ma Adams 6.0
62 Hollywoodland Sep 8, 2006 Helen Bessolo 5.9
55 Turn the River May 9, 2008 Abby 5.8
55 P.S. Oct 15, 2004 Ellie Silverstein 5.0
40 The Comedian Feb 3, 2017 Miriam 4.6