After dealing with the death of her adoptive mother and separating from her husband (Matthew Broderick), New York schoolteacher April Epner (Helen Hunt) begins to undergo a midlife crisis when she is contacted by her apparent birth mother, Bernice Graves (Bette Midler). As Bernice, an eccentric local talk show host, attempts to make up for lost time and past mistakes, April seeks comfort in the arms of Frank (Colin Firth), the father of one of her students. With her world turned upside down, April must come to grips with the fact that life doesn't always go as planned. Directed by Helen Hunt. With Lynn Cohen and Ben Shenkman. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2007.
Helen Hunt in Then She Found Me
An all-star cast appears in Bobby, which tells the stories of 22 people at the hotel where then-presidential candidate Robert Kennedy was assassinated in1968, on the day leading up to his murder. Lindsay Lohan plays a young woman about to marry a man (Elijah Wood) so that he won't be drafted to fight in Vietnam. Sharon Stone is a beautician at the hotel salon, while Demi Moore is an alcoholic singer. Shia LaBeouf plays a Kennedy staffer who goes on an LSD trip with a hippie pusher (Ashton Kutcher). Directed by Emilio Estevez. With Helen Hunt, Heather Graham, Martin Sheen, Freddy Rodríguez, Anthony Hopkins, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joshua Jackson, Christian Slater and Brian Geraghty. Categories: Drama. Year: 2006.
Helen Hunt in Bobby
Mrs. Erlynne (Helen Hunt), a seductive woman scorned by many as being of ill repute, leaves behind scandal and debt in 1930s New York and heads to the Amalfi Coast. Once there, she bypasses the advances of a kind-hearted lord and sets her sights on Robert Windermere (Mark Umbers), a wealthy young American. Windermere is accused of providing Erlynne a secret allowance, while Windermere's wife, Meg (Scarlett Johansson), courts the attention of Lord Darlington (Stephen Campbell Moore), a notorious playboy. Directed by Mike Barker. With Tom Wilkinson. Categories: Drama, Comedy, Romance. Year: 2004.
Helen Hunt in A Good Woman
In this period comedy/crime drama, Woody Allen plays an insurance investigator in the 1940s. When Betty (Helen Hunt), is sent to reorganize his office, the two instantly dislike each other. But after they attend a magic show, they are hypnotized into carrying out heists for the magician. Dan Aykroyd is the cost-cutting boss who doesn't have a clue who is committing so many thefts, and Charlize Theron plays a rich girl who catches the thieves in the act. Directed by Woody Allen. Categories: Comedy, Crime, Mystery. Year: 2001.
Helen Hunt in The Curse of the Jade Scorpion
Randy (Matt Dillon) is a bartender at McCool's, a popular bar with a strange crowd. When the beautiful and mysterious Jewel (Liv Tyler) walks through the door, he has no idea what a terror she will become. Sexy, twisted and demanding, Jewel has Randy's cousin Carl (Paul Reiser) and a detective (John Goodman) wrapped around her finger, even as she is investigated for murder. Directed by Harald Zwart. With Mary Jo Smith, Michael Douglas, Reba McEntire, Helen Hunt. Categories: Comedy, Crime. Year: 2001.
Helen Hunt in One Night at McCool's
After a plane crash leaves FedEx executive Chuck Noland (Tom Hanks) alone on a deserted island, he must start a new life and learn to provide himself with food and shelter. As the isolation wears upon him, Noland strikes up a friendship with a volleyball name Wilson, who washed up on the beach with some other FedEx packages. Noland eventually masters the island, but the thought of living alone without his fiancée (Helen Hunt) for the rest of his life forces him to take a chance on the open water and leads to his return to civilization. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. Categories: Adventure, Drama. Year: 2000.
Helen Hunt in Cast Away
A hotshot advertising executive, Nick (Mel Gibson), is in a strange accident that leaves him with the power to read women's thoughts. He uses his power to find out what's really going with Darcy (Helen Hunt), his rival at work. He also zeroes in on the waitress (Marisa Tomei) at a nearby coffeshop. Directed by Nancy Meyers. With Ashley Johnson and Mark Feuerstein. Categories: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance. Year: 2000.
Helen Hunt in What Women Want
Melvin Udall (Jack Nicholson), a cranky, obsessive-compulsive writer, is entrusted with a dog after his gay artist neighbor (Greg Kinnear) is mugged and beaten. With his daily routine already dangerously off course, Melvin finds that Carol (Helen Hunt), the only waitress who will tolerate him, must leave work to care for her sick son. Eventually, the three become unlikely friends and Melvin learns to love and respect other people. Directed by James L. Brooks. With Cuba Gooding Jr.. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 1997.
Helen Hunt in As Good as It Gets
William Harding (Bill Paxton) is a TV weatherman who chases tornadoes for fun. While Harding is in the process of getting a divorce from his wife Jo (Helen Hunt) so that he can marry his girlfriend (Jami Gertz), a cluster of incredibly strong tornadoes in Oklahoma brings the three together as they try out brand new measuring equipment in the eyes of the storms. Directed by Jan de Bont. With Cary Elwes, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Lois Smith. Categories: Action, Thriller, Drama. Year: 1996.
Helen Hunt in Twister