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Toni Collette movies you might have missed

A method and a carefree actor, there are many layers to this actor

An Australian actress, producer, singer, and songwriter, Toni Collette is best known for her strong and unique portrayals in Independent movies and otherwise. Collete started with supporting roles in films like Spotswood and being nominated for the best supporting actor to acquire more prominent and substantial functions.  Her breakthrough role came with the 1994 comedy-drama Muriel’s Wedding that too brought her a Golden Globe Award nomination and won her the AACTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. The unique part about her as an actor is that she has a diverse range of genres to her credit.

Enough Said

This 2013 film stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Gandolfini, Catherine Keener, and Ben Falcone, besides Toni Collette. The film’s story revolves around Eva, played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus, a divorced masseuse who gets into a relationship of sorts with Albert, played by James Gandolfini. However, the story takes a surprising turn when Eva discovers that Albert is the former husband of her client and friend Marianne, played by Catherine Keener. And Collette as Eva’s supporting friend Sarah, a happily married woman, presents the right amount of love and empathy.

Changing Lanes

This2002 drama thriller film by director Roger Michell stars Ben Affleck, Samuel L. Jackson, and Amanda Peet, besides Toni Collette. The story is of a young ladder-climbing Wall Street lawyer, played by Affleck, who accidentally gets into trouble of sorts after crashing his car into a middle-aged, recovering alcoholic insurance salesperson, played by Jackson’s car. After this minor accident, the story picks up when Jackson discovers important papers left behind by Affleck and uses them over him. And Collette plays Affleck’s cunning mistress, who gets deep into the mess to help him fix the problem.

Hearts Beat Loud

This 2018 comedy-drama music film directed by Brett Haley stars Nick Offerman, Kiersey Clemons, Ted Danson, Sasha Lane, and Blythe Danner, besides Toni Collette. An upbeat indie comedy, the story follows a father and daughter pair, played by Nick Offerman and Kiersey Clemons, respectively. Just like the name of the movie, music is at the heart of the film’s plot. The father and daughter, through music, heal their relationship.

Toni Collette receives various awards comprising a Golden Globe Award and a Primetime Emmy Award, nominations for an Academy Award, a Tony Award, and two British Academy Film Awards. A few others of her movies are The Sixth Sense, Emma, Shaft, The Hours, Japanese Story, In Her Shoes and The Way, Way Back, Krampus, Hereditary, Knives Out, About a Boy, Little Miss Sunshine, and The Wild Party.

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