Amy Adams

Amy Adams

  • Highest Rated: 95% The Muppets (2011)
  • Lowest Rated: 4% Serving Sara (2002)
  • Birthday: Aug 20, 1974
  • Birthplace: Vicenza, Italy
  • An actress with a knack for light comedy, Amy Adams was born in Italy and raised in Castle Rock, Colorado. After high school, she studied dance and worked in regional dinner theater until age 20, when she moved to Minnesota with her family after being spotted by a visiting Minneapolis producer and recruited to work in his dinner theater there. She landed her first film role in the satiric 1999 comedy Drop Dead Gorgeous, which was, appropriately enough, set in Minnesota. After appearing in the independent comedy Psycho Beach Party, Adams made guest appearances on a number of television series, including That 70s Show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and The West Wing; she was also cast as a regular in Manchester Prep, a TV spin-off of the hit film Cruel Intentions. Manchester Prep, however, was never aired when its network decided that the show's sexual content was too strong for television, although several episodes were eventually re-edited into a direct-to-video feature entitled Cruel Intentions 2. 2002 proved to be a very busy year for Adams, who appeared in no fewer than four features, including the eagerly anticipated Catch Me if You Can, featuring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks.Adams took a 2 year break following Catch Me If You Can, reemerging in 2004 to appear with Fred Savage in the low-key comedy/drama The Last Run. The next year she took a substantial role in the romantic comedy The Wedding Date, but the part that proved to be a career-shaping one was the very innocent, very pregnant Ashley in Phil Morrison's independent film Junebug. Adams was adored by audiences and praised by critics for her quirky, sensitive performance, and she netted a Best Supporting Actress nomination in the process.The young actress rounded out 2005 with a brief series of regular appearances on the wildly popular TV comedy The Office. In 2006 Amy co-starred in the NASCAR comedy Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, alongside Will Ferrell and Sacha Baron Cohen. 2007 provided a big boost to her lead-actress stock in the form of Disney's Enchanted, a Splash-like confection in which Adams played a fairytale princess inadvertently plopped into the alternate universe of modern-day New York City. The family-friendly Thanksgiving release racked up considerable praise and millions of box-office dollars. Adams picked up her second Academy Award nomination in 2008 for her work in John Patrick Shanley's adaptation of his award winning play Doubt. In addition to that honor, she scored nods from the Screen Actors Guild, and the Hollywood Foreign Press. The following year, Adams teamed with Doubt star Meryl Streep again, to play a young amateur chef who attempts to cook every recipe in a massive cookbook by Julia Child (Streep) in the Nora Ephron-directed Julie and Julia.The following year, Adams played the romantic interest of Mark Wahlberg in the Oscar contender The Fighter, earning tremendous critical acclaim both for her tough performance and spot-on Boston accent. Then in 2011, Adams teamed up with funnyman Jason Segel for a much anticipated relaunching of Jim Henson's beloved Muppets franchise. In 2012 she played the controlling wife of a cult leader in Paul Thomas Anderson's drama The Master, and captured her fourth Best Supporting Actress nomination in just eight years for her work in that film. In 2013 she took on the legendary part of Lois Lane in the Superman reboot Man of Steel.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet The Woman in the Window Actor 2020
67% Vice Lynne Cheney 2018
40% Justice League Lois Lane $227.1M 2017
74% Nocturnal Animals Susan Morrow $10.7M 2016
94% Arrival Dr. Louise Banks $100.6M 2016
28% Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Lois Lane $293.8M 2016
72% Big Eyes Margaret Keane $8.1M 2014
30% Lullaby Emily 2014
93% American Hustle Sydney Prosser $99.2M 2013
94% Her Amy $18M 2013
56% Man of Steel Lois Lane $291.1M 2013
No Score Yet Untitled Ice Cube/David O. Russell Project Sydney Prosser 2013
44% On the Road Jane/Joan Vollmer $0.7M 2012
51% Trouble with the Curve Mickey $35.8M 2012
85% The Master Peggy Dodd $15.9M 2012
95% The Muppets Mary $88.7M 2011
91% The Fighter Charlene Fleming $93.6M 2010
No Score Yet Love & Distrust Charlotte Brown 2010
23% Leap Year Anna $25.9M 2010
77% Julie & Julia Julie Powell $94.2M 2009
45% Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian Amelia Earhart $177.2M 2009
74% Sunshine Cleaning Rose $12.1M 2009
No Score Yet Moonlight Serenade Chloe 2009
80% Doubt Sister James $33.5M 2008
78% Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Delysia Lafosse $12.3M 2008
82% Charlie Wilson's War Bonnie Bach $66.7M 2007
93% Enchanted Giselle $127.8M 2007
14% Underdog Polly $43.8M 2007
18% The Ex Abby March $3.1M 2007
No Score Yet Pennies Actor 2006
53% Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny Gorgeous Woman $8.2M 2006
71% Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Susan $148.3M 2006
87% Junebug Ashley $2.5M 2005
36% Standing Still Elise 2005
11% The Wedding Date Amy $32.1M 2005
No Score Yet The Last Run Alexis 2004
95% Catch Me If You Can Brenda $164.5M 2002
4% Serving Sara Kate $16.9M 2002
36% Pumpkin Alex $0.2M 2002
74% The Slaughter Rule Doreen 2002
17% Cruel Intentions 2 Kathryn 2000
53% Psycho Beach Party Marvel Ann 2000
46% Drop Dead Gorgeous Leslie Miller 1999
No Score Yet Roxanne: The Prize Pulitzer Susie 1989

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet The Late Late Show With James Corden
2015
Guest
  • 2019
No Score Yet CBS This Morning
2012
Guest
  • 2018
No Score Yet Late Night With Seth Meyers
2014
Guest
  • 2018
92% Sharp Objects
2018
Camille Preaker Executive Producer
  • 2018
No Score Yet Talking With Chris Hardwick
2017-2018
Guest
  • 2018
No Score Yet The View
1997
Guest
  • 2018
No Score Yet The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
2014
Guest
  • 2018
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
No Score Yet Variety Studio: Actors on Actors
2015
Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet Harry
2016-2018
Guest
  • 2017
  • 2016
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
Guest
  • 2017
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet Charlie Rose
2013-2017
Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Graham Norton Show
2007
Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
2015
Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet Conan
2010
Guest
  • 2016
  • 2010
No Score Yet Inside the Actors Studio
1994-2018
Guest
  • 2014
No Score Yet Sesame Street
2014
  • 2014
No Score Yet Sunday Morning
2011-2018
Appearing
  • 2014
  • 2012
No Score Yet Chelsea Lately
2007-2014
Guest
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2010
  • 2009
No Score Yet Saturday Night Live
1975
Host Performer
  • 2014
  • 2008
No Score Yet The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
1999-2015
Guest
  • 2013
No Score Yet The Ellen DeGeneres Show
2003
Guest
  • 2013
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
Guest
  • 2013
  • 2011
No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
2009-2014
Guest
  • 2013
  • 2010
  • 2009
No Score Yet Late Show With David Letterman
1993-2015
Guest
  • 2012
No Score Yet Sesame Street
1969
Guest
  • 2011
72% American Idol
2002-2016
Reality cast member Appearing
  • 2008
89% The Office
2005-2013
Guest Katy Moore Katie Katy
  • 2005
No Score Yet King of the Hill
1997-2010
Voice
  • 2004
92% Smallville
2001-2011
Jodi Melville Jodi
  • 2002
  • 2001
81% Buffy the Vampire Slayer
1997-2003
Beth
  • 2000
No Score Yet Providence
1999-2002
Becka
  • 2000
No Score Yet That '70s Show
1998-2006
Kat Sweeney
  • 2000
  • 1999

QUOTES FROM Amy Adams CHARACTERS

Lois Lane
You are psychotic
Lois Lane
You are psychotic.
Lex Luthor
That is a 3 syllable word for any thought too big for little minds
Lex Luthor
That is a 3 syllable word for any thought too big for little minds.
Clark Kent/Superman
Superman was never real. Just a dream of a farmer from Kansas.
Lois Lane
That dream is all some people have.
Margaret Keane
The eyes are the windows of the soul.
Margaret Keane
From a distance, you look like a painter, but up close, there's just not much there.
Sydney Prosser
You're nothing to me 'til you're everything.
Lois Lane
Why are you surrendering to Zod?
Clark Kent/Kal-El
I'm surrendering to mankind, there's a difference.
Lois Lane
And you let them handcuff you?
Clark Kent/Kal-El
Wouldn't be much of a surrender if I ressisted, and if it makes them feel more secure and all the better for it.
Ashley
All I really want is for Johnny to love me like he did in high school.
Amy
We are only here briefly and in this moment I want to allow myself joy.
Ashley
Did they sign a contact?
Ashley
God loves you just the way you are. But He loves you too much to let you stay that way.
Ashley
I can't sit down! I'm too excited!
Madeleine
I even bite my toenails.
Ashley
You do not.
Amy
We're only here briefly, and while I'm here I want to allow myself joy. So fuck it.
Amy
Falling in love is a crazy thing to do. It's kind of like a form of socially acceptable insanity.
Peggy Dodd
You can't take this life straight, can you?
Gary
So you guys aren't getting back together?
Kermit
[sadly] No.
Kermit
No.
Mary
This is going to be a really short movie.
Clark Kent/Kal-El
Thank you for believing in me.
Lois Lane
It didn't make much difference in the end.
Clark Kent/Kal-El
It did to me.
Lois Lane
They say it's all downhill after the first kiss.
Clark Kent/Kal-El
Only if you're kissing a human.
Clark Kent/Kal-El
I think that only applies if you are kissing a human.
Lois Lane
Welcome to the planet.
Lois Lane
They say it's all downhill after the first kiss.
Clark Kent/Kal-El
I think that only applies if you are kissing a human.
Lois Lane
Welcome to our planet.
Lois Lane
Welcome to the planet.
Lois Lane
Welcome to the Daily Planet.
Lois Lane
Welcome to the planet.
Lois Lane
For some, he was a guardian angel. For others, a ghost, who never quite fit in.
Lois Lane
How do you find someone who has spent a lifetime covering his tracks?
Lois Lane
What's the 'S' stand for?
Lois Lane
How do you find someone who has spent a lifetime covering his tracks? For some, he's a guardian angel. For others, a ghost who never quite fit in.
Micky Ward
I'm the one fighting, I know what I need.
Charlene Fleming
And you need Dicky?
Micky Ward
I want Dicky back. And I want you, Charlene, and I want O'Keefe, and my family.
Charlene Fleming
You can't do that to us.
Ashley
God loves you just the way you are, but he loves you too much to let you stay that way.
Rose Norkowski
Yeah. I do. Um, we come into people's lives when they have experienced something profound - and sad. And they've lost somebody, you know? And um, the circumstances, they're always different. But that's the same. And we help. In some small way we, um, we help
Rose Norkowski
Yeah. I do. Um, we come into people's lives when they have experienced something profound - and sad. And they've lost somebody, you know? And um, the circumstances, they're always different. But that's the same. And we help. In some small way we, um, we help.
Mary Sue Dodd
He's dangerous, and he will be our undoing if we continue to have him here. Perhaps he's past help. Or insane.
Ashley
What's your favorite animal? Mine's the meerkat.
Mary Sue Dodd
You can't take this life straight, can you?
Mary Sue Dodd
The only way to defend ourselves is to attack.
Johnny
So, what do you think about dinner?
Mickey
You mean together?
Johnny
That's a little forward, don't you think? But, if you're asking me out, then, yes, I accept.
Mary Sue Dodd
This is something you do for a billion years, or not at all.
Peggy Dodd
I don't care much more blacks. They're monsters and they smell like feces.
Queen Narissa
Speciosous-formosous-preclareus
Queen Narissa
Speciosous-formosous-preclareus.
Nathaniel
My most adored queen where did you send her?
Queen Narissa
To a place where there are no happily ever afters
Queen Narissa
To a place where there are no happily ever afters.
Princess Giselle
(screams)
Queen Narissa
(cackles)
Nathaniel
For the nice lady. From a secret admirer.
Robert Philip
A secret admirer... How come people keep giving you free stuff?
Princess Giselle
What is it?
Nathaniel
It's an apple martini, miss.
Robert Philip
Apple mar-... Ooh! It looks yummy.
Robert Philip
Yeah, be careful. It's poisonous.
Princess Giselle
You're joking.
Robert Philip
Yeah. *Laughter* They'll creep on you though. I'd be really careful.
Mary
Not now eighties robot.
Mary
Gary I've gone home, I love you but you need to decide, are you a man, or a muppet?
Amelia Earhart
I just feel as if I've been asleep for along time and now suddenly I'm awake.
Mary
"Party of one."
Mary
Party of one.
Fozzie Bear
Check it out! Fart Shoes! *fart* *fart*
Mary
This is going to be a REALLY short movie.
Mary
"Your right up on the steed. Get down on one knee. And say marry will you marry me?"
Mary
Your right up on the steed. Get down on one knee. And say marry will you marry me?
Mary
"Pleaseee!"
Mary
Pleaseee!
Mary
''Individually.''
Mary
Individually.
Mary
"Theres no one at this party that I don't already know."
Mary
There's no one at this party that I don't already know.
Mary
"Are you a man or a muppet?"
Mary
Are you a man or a muppet?
Mary
"It's time to meet the muppets."
Mary
It's time to meet The Muppets.
Mary
"What happens at a Me Party, stays at a Me Party."
Mary
What happens at a Me Party stays at a Me Party...
Princess Giselle
You...are not a very nice man!
Princess Giselle
[after an old man steals her tiara] You... are not a very nice old man!
Julie Powell
Are you back? Please be back.
Robert Philip
You want me to call somebody?
Robert Philip
Would you like me to call someone for you?
Princess Giselle
Well, I don't think they'd hear from here.
Princess Giselle
I don't think they would hear you from here.
Madeleine
I was born in Japan.
Ashley
You were not.
Ashley
You were not!
Paul Child
Your book is gonna change the world, your book is amazing!
Julie Powell
Oh Paul, you'r the sweetest man
Paul Child
Fuck them!
Charlene Fleming
Deal, I'll see you in Mickey's corner but otherwise go fuck yourself...
Charlene Fleming
Deal. I'll see you in Mickey's corner but otherwise go fuck yourself.
Charlene Fleming
You call me skank once more and I'm gonna rip that nasty hair right outta you head.
Charlene Fleming
What kind of name is Saul Mamby?
"Irish" Mickey Ward
Black and Jewish.
Charlene Fleming
Stop calling me a MTV girl, whatever the fuck that means.
Princess Giselle
She's beautiful...
Princess Giselle
She's beautiful.
Robert Philip
It's just a statue!
Robert Philip
It's reality.
Princess Giselle
Well, I think I prefer to be in Andalasia.
Robert Philip
I think I prefer that too!
Julie Powell
I could write a blog. I have thoughts.
Rose Norkowski
There's not a lot that I am good at. But I'm good at getting guys to want me. Not date me, or marry me, but want me.
Anna
What are you, the Lucky Charms leprecaun?
Eric Powell
Why don't you write a blog about how much you love Queens?
Julie Powell
A short blog.