Annette Bening

Biography: A-list movie star Bening got her start in regional theater before moving to New York, where she earned a Tony nomination for her Broadway debut in Coastal Disturbances (1986). She then made a name for herself in film with supporting roles, such as her deliciously wicked turns in Valmont and The Grifters, the latter of which earned her an Academy Award nomination. In 1991, she signed on to the project that would change her career and her life. Although Bugsy wasn't a commercial success, it offered Bening her first genuine leading role, as a gangster's moll. It also introduced her to notorious ladies' man Warren Beatty, who ended up abandoning his wild ways to wed and raise a family with Bening. Now a devoted mother of four, the actress-mom continues to be a hit with both critics and fans, earning Oscar nominations for her turns in the popular American Beauty (1999) and Being Julia (2004). In 2010, she again showcased her broad appeal with a star turn in The Kids Are All Right,A-list movie star Bening got her start in regional theater before moving to New York, where she earned a Tony nomination for her Broadway debut in Coastal Disturbances (1986). She then made a name for herself in film with supporting roles, such as her deliciously wicked turns in Valmont and The Grifters, the latter of which earned her an Academy Award nomination. In 1991, she signed on to the project that would change her career and her life. Although Bugsy wasn't a commercial success, it offered Bening her first genuine leading role, as a gangster's moll. It also introduced her to notorious ladies' man Warren Beatty, who ended up abandoning his wild ways to wed and raise a family with Bening. Now a devoted mother of four, the actress-mom continues to be a hit with both critics and fans, earning Oscar nominations for her turns in the popular American Beauty (1999) and Being Julia (2004). In 2010, she again showcased her broad appeal with a star turn in The Kids Are All Right, which was a hit at both Sundance and the box office. Expand

Annette Bening's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 58
Highest Metascore: 86 The Kids Are All Right
Lowest Metascore: 21 Life Itself
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 35
  2. Negative: 5 out of 35
35 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Death on the Nile Oct 9, 2020 Principal Cast / Euphemia tbd
tbd A Towering Task: The Story of the Peace Corps May 22, 2020 Narrator tbd
58 Hope Gap Mar 6, 2020 Grace / Grace tbd
66 The Report Nov 15, 2019 Dianne Feinstein / Senator Dianne Feinstein 7.1
64 Captain Marvel Mar 8, 2019 Cast / Principal Cast / Supreme Intelligence / Supreme Intelligence/Dr. Wendy Lawson 3.5
21 Life Itself Sep 21, 2018 Dr. Cait Morris / Dr. Kate Morris 5.3
58 The Seagull May 11, 2018 Irina 6.0
65 Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool Dec 29, 2017 Gloria Grahame 7.0
83 20th Century Women Dec 28, 2016 Dorothea / Dorothea / Dorothea Fields / Dorothea Fields / Dorothea / Dorothea tbd
60 Rules Don't Apply Nov 23, 2016 Lucy Mabrey 5.4
58 Danny Collins Mar 20, 2015 Mary Sinclair / Mary Sinclair 6.7
51 The Face of Love Mar 7, 2014 Nikki 6.5
38 Girl Most Likely Jul 19, 2013 Zelda / Zelda / Zelda / Zelda 6.4
69 Ginger & Rosa Mar 15, 2013 May Bella / Bella / May Bella 6.7
48 Yogawoman Oct 19, 2012 Narrator tbd
67 Ruby Sparks Jul 25, 2012 Gertrude / Gertrude / Gertrude / Gertrude 7.3
86 The Kids Are All Right Jul 9, 2010 Nic 7.2
64 Mother and Child May 7, 2010 Karen 7.8
27 The Women Sep 12, 2008 Sylvia Fowler / Sylvia Fowler 8.1
52 Running with Scissors Oct 20, 2006 Deirdre Burroughs / Deirdre Burroughs tbd
tbd Who Needs Sleep? Aug 11, 2006 Cast tbd
65 Being Julia Oct 15, 2004 Julia Lambert / Julia Lambert 6.6
67 Open Range Aug 15, 2003 Sue Barlow 8.9
41 What Planet Are You From? Mar 3, 2000 Susan Anderson 2.2
84 American Beauty Sep 15, 1999 Carolyn Burnham 9.0
53 The Siege Nov 6, 1998 Elise Kraft/Sharon Bridger 6.9
52 Mars Attacks! Dec 13, 1996 Barbara Land 6.5
67 The American President Nov 17, 1995 Sydney Ellen Wade 7.3
55 Love Affair Oct 21, 1994 Terry McKay tbd
80 Bugsy Dec 20, 1991 Virginia Hill 7.1

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