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Helen Hunt is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Producer American born on 15 june 1963 at Culver City (USA)

Helen Hunt

Helen Hunt
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Birth name Helen Elizabeth Hunt
Nationality USA
Birth 15 june 1963 (61 years) at Culver City (USA)
Awards Academy Award for Best Actress

Helen Elizabeth Hunt (born June 15, 1963) is an American actress, film director, and screenwriter. She starred in the sitcom Mad About You for seven years, and played single mother Carol Connelly in the 1997 romantic comedy film As Good as It Gets, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. Some of her other notable films include Twister, Cast Away, What Women Want, Pay It Forward, and The Sessions. She made her directorial debut in 2007 with Then She Found Me. In addition to her Oscar, Hunt has won four Emmy awards, four Golden Globe awards, and two Screen Actors Guild awards.


Hunt started dating actor Hank Azaria in 1994 and they married in 1999, only to divorce 17 months later. She has been in a relationship with producer/writer/director Matthew Carnahan since 2001. They have a daughter, Makena Lei Gordon Carnahan, born on May 13, 2004.

Best films

Twister (1996)
Cast Away (2000)
What Women Want (2000)
As Good as It Gets (1997)
The Sessions (2012)

Usually with

Tim Robbins
Tim Robbins
(3 films)
Charles Band
Charles Band
(4 films)
Sean McNamara
Sean McNamara
(2 films)
Edie Falco
Edie Falco
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Helen Hunt (55 films)

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The Miracle Season
Directed by Sean McNamara
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Erin Moriarty, Danika Yarosh, Helen Hunt, William Hurt, Nesta Cooper, Jason Gray-Stanford
Roles Kathy Bresnahan
Rating65% 3.2653653.2653653.2653653.2653653.265365
Caroline Found, surnommée Line, est la joueuse de volley-ball vedette de l'équipe de volley-ball de l'école secondaire Iowa City West High School et est très appréciée des membres de la communauté. Avec Line comme capitaine, les Trojans sont invaincus et tout le monde espère vivement que West remportera à nouveau le championnat après l’année précédente, en particulier contre son rival de longue date, City High. Au cours d'une fête chez elle, Line décide de s'enfuir en cachette pour rendre visite à sa mère Ellyn à l'hôpital, où elle est soignée pour un cancer. Cette nuit-là, Line est tuée dans un accident de cyclomoteur, laissant toute la communauté en deuil. Malgré le fait que l'école et la communauté soient toujours sous le choc de la mort de Line, l'entraîneuse Kathy Bresnahan, continue de pratiquer le volleyball. Elle s’adresse directement à Kelley, la meilleure amie de Line, pour l’encourager à revenir et à mener l’équipe car Line aurait voulu qu’elle continue. Kelley refuse, mais Bresnahan persiste jusqu'à ce que Kelley accepte. L'équipe de lycéennes s'entraîne tous les jours pour Line. Elles continuent à jouer leurs tournois et Kelley n’arrive pas à mener l’équipe vers la victoire. Au dernier match, avant qu’elles ne soient disqualifier pour aller au championnat. Elles gagnent le match et elles continuent jusqu’à cela leur mène au championnat où, elles gagnent toutes leurs match les uns après les autres. Rendus à la finale, elles rencontrent leurs rivales City High. Au début du match, elles n’arrivent pas développer leurs attaques et leur jeux. La nouvelle Étudiante, Taylor, commence à attaquer et peu à peu, l’équipe rattrape leur retard et remporte le match et pour une deuxième année consécutive elles sont les championnes de leur État.
I Love You, Daddy, 2h3
Directed by Louis C.K.
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Louis C.K., Chloë Grace Moretz, Rose Byrne, Charlie Day, Edie Falco, Pamela Adlon
Roles Aura Topher
Rating62% 3.1443453.1443453.1443453.1443453.144345
Auteur de télé à succès, Glen Topher apprend que sa fille de 17 ans, China, est attirée par un célèbre réalisateur de cinéma de 60 ans. Entre son manque d'inspiration et sa difficulté à gérer le casting de sa prochaine série, sa vie est également chamboulée par la sexualité de sa fille.
Decoding Annie Parker, 1h31
Directed by Steven Bernstein
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Helen Hunt, Samantha Morton, Aaron Paul, Richard Schiff, Rashida Jones, Bradley Whitford
Roles Mary-Claire King
Rating61% 3.098633.098633.098633.098633.09863
11-year-old Annie Parker is living the perfect young life, loved by all, and especially by her mother, father, and older sister. But none of them knows that something horrible is stalking their perfect family. On a fall afternoon in 1976, young Annie hears a noise from upstairs. Her mother has collapsed and died, and an agonizing downward spiral begins.
Ride (2014)
, 1h33
Directed by Helen Hunt
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Sports films, Surfing films
Actors Luke Wilson, Brenton Thwaites, Helen Hunt, Leonor Varela, Robert Knepper, David Zayas
Roles Jackie
Rating57% 2.8507952.8507952.8507952.8507952.850795
A mother travels cross-country to California to be with her son after he decides to drop out of school and become a surfer.
Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart, 1h42
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Documentary films about law
Actors Nicole Kidman, Joaquin Phoenix, Helen Hunt, Matt Dillon
Roles Pamela Smart (archive footage)
Rating64% 3.2413153.2413153.2413153.2413153.241315
The film tells the story of the 1990 murder of Gregg Smart and the subsequent New Hampshire trial and conviction, with gavel to gavel media coverage, of murderer Pamela Smart.
The Sessions, 1h35
Directed by Ben Lewin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Romance
Themes Films about writers, Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about disabilities, Films about virginity
Actors John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood, Adam Arkin, W. Earl Brown
Roles Cheryl
Rating71% 3.597993.597993.597993.597993.59799
In Berkeley, California in 1988, Mark O'Brien is a poet who is forced to live in an iron lung due to complications from polio. Due to his condition, he has never had sex. After unsuccessfully proposing to his caretaker Amanda, and sensing he may be near death, he decides he wants to lose his virginity. After consulting his priest, Father Brendan, he gets in touch with Cheryl Cohen-Greene, a professional sex surrogate. She tells him they will have no more than six sessions together. They begin their sessions, but soon it is clear that they are developing romantic feelings for each other. Cheryl's husband, who loves her deeply, fights to suppress his jealousy, at first withholding a love poem that Mark has sent by mail to Cheryl, which she eventually finds. After several attempts, Mark and Cheryl are able to have mutually satisfying sex, but decide to cut the sessions short on account of their burgeoning feelings.
Jock the Hero Dog, 1h29
Origin South africa
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Bryan Adams, William Baldwin, Ted Danson, Michael Richards, Helen Hunt, Mandy Patinkin
Roles Jess (voice)
Rating43% 2.170672.170672.170672.170672.17067
L'histoire se déroule en Afrique du Sud à la fin du XIX siècle, dans le Transvaal. Fitz recueille un chiot malingre, un bull terrier qu'il nomme Jock et dont il prend soin. Jock devient un jeune chien vigoureux, curieux et courageux, qui vit toutes sortes d'aventures avec son maître et ses compagnons animaux : sa mère Jess et son ami le coq Pezulu. Jock se lie aussi d'amitié avec un guerrier zoulou, Jim, et avec un vieux sage africain, Baba. Ils doivent affronter notamment le babouin George. Jock rencontre aussi une élégante chienne française, Polly.
Soul Surfer, 1h46
Directed by Sean McNamara
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Action
Themes Films about animals, Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Films about religion, Sports films, Transport films, Films about sharks, Surfing films, Mise en scène d'un poisson, Films about disabilities
Actors AnnaSophia Robb, Helen Hunt, Lorraine Nicholson, Carrie Underwood, Dennis Quaid, Kevin Sorbo
Roles Cheri Hamilton
Rating69% 3.499833.499833.499833.499833.49983
In 2003, teenager Bethany Hamilton lives in Kauai, Hawaii with her parents Tom and Cheri, and two brothers, Noah and Timmy. All are surfers, but she and her best friend Alana Blanchard have grown up with a passion for the sport and enter a competition. Her church youth ministry leader, Sarah Hill, is disappointed when she has to withdraw from a planned mission trip to Mexico because of the contest.
Every Day
Every Day (2010)
, 1h33
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Liev Schreiber, Helen Hunt, Ezra Miller, Carla Gugino, Eddie Izzard, Brian Dennehy
Roles Jeannie
Rating56% 2.844752.844752.844752.844752.84475
Ned, marié, père et scénariste de télévision frustré, est en pleine crise de la quarantaine lorsque son beau-père Ernie emménage à la maison. Le mauvais caractère de ce dernier, l’agitation de sa femme Jeannie qui doit s’occuper de son père, les efforts à faire pour élever un fils en pleine adolescence et enfin la pression professionnelle, rendent Ned vulnérable face aux avances de sa très séduisante collègue Robin.
Management (2009)
, 1h34
Directed by Stephen Belber
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Jennifer Aniston, Steve Zahn, Woody Harrelson, Fred Ward, Margo Martindale, James Hiroyuki Liao
Rating57% 2.89662.89662.89662.89662.8966
Mike Flux (Steve Zahn) works at his parents' motel as the night manager. One day he sees Sue (Jennifer Aniston), who is staying at the motel for the weekend. He develops a crush on her and surprises her at her door with a bottle of wine. She doesn't quite know what to make of his approach, shares some wine to be polite, then asks him to leave. He returns the next day, trying the same trick with champagne, and this time she allows him to touch her butt momentarily. As she heads back home the next day she decides to go back and have sex with Mike in the laundry room.
Then She Found Me, 1h40
Directed by Helen Hunt
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Bette Midler, Colin Firth, Matthew Broderick, Helen Hunt, Lynn Cohen, Ben Shenkman
Roles April Epner
Rating58% 2.947942.947942.947942.947942.94794
Deeply religious April Epner, a 39-year-old Brooklyn elementary school teacher, finds her life derailed by a series of events over which she has no control. Her husband Ben abruptly leaves her, her abrasive adoptive mother Trudy passes away the following day, and shortly after she is contacted by Alan, a representative of Bernice Graves, the flamboyant host of a local talk show, who introduces herself as her biological mother.
Bobby (2006)
, 2h
Directed by Emilio Estevez
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Films about families, Political films
Actors Nicholas Cannon, Harry Belafonte, Emilio Estevez, Joy Bryant, Laurence Fishburne, Heather Graham
Roles Samantha Stevens
Rating69% 3.4973053.4973053.4973053.4973053.497305
The film recreates the ambiance of the era and invokes the hopes inspired by Kennedy through the use of actual broadcast and newsfilm footage of the senator intercut with dramatic sequences involving mostly fictional characters. It uses an ensemble plot device similar to that employed in the 1932 film Grand Hotel, and later used by Robert Altman in Nashville.
Empire Falls (TV miniseries), 4h
Directed by Fred Schepisi
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Ed Harris, Helen Hunt, Paul Newman, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joanne Woodward, Robin Wright
Roles Janine Roby
Rating73% 3.694673.694673.694673.694673.69467
Set in the small, decaying, and nearly bankrupt town of Empire Falls, Maine, this is the story of Miles Roby, the unassuming manager of the Empire Grill, who has spent his entire life in the town.
A Good Woman, 1h33
Directed by Mike Barker
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Helen Hunt, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Umbers, Milena Vukotic, Stephen Campbel Moore
Roles Stella Erlynne
Rating64% 3.248663.248663.248663.248663.24866
Set in 1930, the film opens in New York City, where femme fatale Mrs. Erlynne finds that she is no longer welcomed by either the high-ranking men she has seduced or the society wives she has betrayed. Selling her jewelry, she buys passage on a liner bound for Amalfi, Italy, where she apparently sets her sights on newlywed Robert Windermere. When his car frequently is seen parked outside her villa, local gossips become convinced the two are having an affair.
Tagore (2003)
, 2h56
Directed by Mimi Leder, V. V. Vinayak
Genres Drama, Action, Romance
Actors Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt, Shriya Saran, Haley Joel Osment, Jyothika, Jay Mohr
Roles Arlene McKinney
Rating78% 3.944293.944293.944293.944293.94429
The film is about a common man who decides to abolish corruption altogether in the society at various levels. 15 Tahsildars are found missing and then the police find that 14 of them have been released after 3 days but one of them is killed. They find some files and a tape along with the body of the dead tahsildar. These files carry details of why the kidnap of the 15 tahsildars had been done and the reason for the murder of one of them and have the words ACF written on it. It is understood by the police that these men where the tahsildars who had indulged themselves in bribery and that they were the top 15 of the list of the corrupt tahsildars. ACF sends the tape, with the message that they shall continue the kidnap of the corrupt officers in all the departments and that the No.1 corrupt shall be sentenced to death according to the law of the Anti Corruption Force. ACF similarly kidnaps officials from PWD and Police department and kills the top corrupt official.