Sigourney Weaver

Highest Rated:
98% Aliens (1986)
Lowest Rated:
4% Happily N'ever After (2006)
Birthday:
Oct 8
Birthplace:
New York City, New York
Bio:
Though she is a classically trained dramatic actress and has played a variety of roles, Sigourney Weaver is still best known for her portrayal of the steel-jawed, alien-butt-kicking space crusader Ellen Ripley from the four Alien movies. The formidably beautiful, 5'11'' actress was born Susan Weaver…

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Avatar 4
  • Actor
-- 2018
Avatar 3
  • Actor
-- 2017
Avatar 2
  • Actor
-- 2016
Chappie
  • Actor
-- 2015
Ghostbusters III
  • Dana Barrett
-- 2015
97% Ghostbusters
  • Dana Barrett
-- 2014
Exodus: Gods and Kings
  • Actor
-- 2014
5% The Cold Light of Day
  • Carrack
$3.7M 2012
50% Vamps
  • Cisserus
$3.0k 2012
74% Rampart
  • Joan Confrey
$1.0M 2012
29% Red Lights
  • Dr. Margaret Matheson
$49.3k 2012
71% Paul
  • The Big Guy
$37.4M 2011
Paul: Unrated
  • Actor
-- 2011
85% Cedar Rapids
  • Macy Vanderhei
$6.9M 2011
4% Abduction
  • Dr. Bennett
$28.1M 2011
17% You Again
  • Ramona
$25.7M 2010
8% Crazy on the Outside
  • Viki
$64.4k 2010
Prayers for Bobby
  • Mary Griffith
-- 2009
83% Avatar
  • Grace
$760.5M 2009
64% Baby Mama
  • Chaffee Bicknell
$60.3M 2008
56% The Tale of Despereaux
  • Narrator
$50.8M 2008
66% Be Kind Rewind
  • Ms. Lawson
$11.0M 2008
His Highness Hollywood
  • Actor
-- 2008
35% Vantage Point
  • Rex Brooks
$72.3M 2008
71% The Girl in the Park
  • Julia Sandburg
-- 2008
96% WALL-E
  • Ship's Computer
$223.7M 2008
Alien3 (Special Edition)
  • Actor
-- 2007
Alien Resurrection (Special Edition)
  • Actor
-- 2007
DNA: Secret of Photo 51
  • Actor
-- 2007
Movies 101
  • Actor
-- 2007
64% The TV Set
  • Lenny
$34.5k 2007
66% Snow Cake
  • Linda Freeman
-- 2006
73% Infamous
  • Babe Paley
$1.1M 2006
4% Happily N'ever After
  • Frieda
$151.9M 2006
35% Imaginary Heroes
  • Sandy Travis
-- 2005
Movies 101
  • Actor
-- 2005
43% The Village
  • Alice Hunt
$114.2M 2004
Alien: The Director's Cut
  • Actor
-- 2003
Stories to Remember - The Snow Queen & The Wild Swans
  • Actor
-- 2003
73% The Guys
  • Joan
-- 2003
77% Holes
  • The Warden
$67.3M 2003
94% The Alien Saga
  • Actor
$2.0M 2003
The Snow Queen & The Wild Swans
  • Actor
-- 2003
78% Tadpole
  • Eve
$2.9M 2002
The Sorrows of Gin
  • Actor
-- 2002
Speak Truth to Power
  • Actor
-- 2001
41% Big Bad Love
  • Betti Deloreo
$0.1M 2001
53% Heartbreakers
  • Max Conners/Angela Nardino/Ulga Yevanova
$39.9M 2001
14% Company Man
  • Daisy Quimp
-- 2001
Close Encounters: Proof of Alien Contact
  • Actor
-- 2000
89% Galaxy Quest
  • Gwen DeMarco
-- 1999
Why Dogs Smile and Chimpanzees Cry
  • Narrator
-- 1999
71% Get Bruce
  • Actor
-- 1999
Wild Animal Stars
  • Actor
-- 1999
65% A Map of the World
  • Alice Goodwin
-- 1999
84% The Ice Storm
  • Janey Carver
-- 1997
53% Alien Resurrection
  • Ellen Ripley
-- 1997
60% Snow White: A Tale of Terror
  • Step-mother Claudia
-- 1997
Universal Story
  • Actor
-- 1996
68% Jeffrey
  • Debra Moorhouse
-- 1995
75% Copycat
  • Helen Hudson
-- 1995
84% Death and the Maiden
  • Paulina Escobar
-- 1995
94% Dave
  • Ellen Mitchell
-- 1993
39% 1492: Conquest of Paradise
  • Isabella of Spain
-- 1992
43% Alien3
  • Ellen Ripley
-- 1992
Rabbit Ears - Peachboy
  • Narrator
-- 1991
Bride of Monster Mania
  • Actor
-- 1991
Helmut Newton: Frames from the Edge
  • Actor
-- 1989
51% Ghostbusters 2
  • Dana Barrett
-- 1989
84% Working Girl
  • Katherine Parker
-- 1988
82% Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey
  • Dian Fossey
-- 1988
60% Half Moon Street
  • Lauren Slaughter
-- 1986
98% Aliens
  • Ellen Ripley
-- 1986
Aliens (Special Edition)
  • Actor
  • Director
-- 1986
One Woman or Two
  • Jessica Fitzgerald
-- 1985
13% Deal of the Century
  • Catherine DeVoto
-- 1983
88% The Year of Living Dangerously
  • Jill Bryant
-- 1983
Stories to Remember - The Snow Queen
  • Narrator
-- 1982
89% Eyewitness
  • Tony Sokolow
-- 1981
O Youth and Beauty!
  • Actor
-- 1979
Alien Legacy
  • Actor
-- 1979
Madman
  • Actor
-- 1979
97% Alien
  • Ellen Ripley
-- 1979
98% Annie Hall
  • Alvy's Date outside Theater
-- 1977


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
63% Political Animals
2012
  • Elaine Barrish Hammond
2012

Sigourney Weaver Trivia

Sigourney Weaver turned down several high-profile roles over the years: - the Shelley Duvall role in Annie Hall (1977), - the Brooke Shields role in The Blue Lagoon (1980), - the Kathleen Turner role in Body Heat (1981), - the Debra Winger role in An Officer and a Gentleman (1982), - the Michelle Pfeiffer role in Scarface (1983), - the Amy Irving role in Yentl (1983), - the Linda Hamilton role in The Terminator (1984), - the Glenn Close role in Fatal Attraction (1987), - the Kelly McGillis role in The Accused (1988), - the Nicole Kidman role in Dead Calm (1989), - the Natasha Richardson role in The Handmaid's Tale (1990), - the Geena Davis role in Thelma & Louise (1991), - the Sharon Stone role in Basic Instinct (1992) - and the Holly Hunter role in The Piano (1993).
- submitted by F0xy H (4 years ago)
In the film Alien: Resurrection (1997) Sigourney Weaver managed to sink the basketball into the hoop backwards on the first take. It was by pure luck, and not intended. The shot was almost ruined because Ron Perlman broke character because he was so amazed.
- submitted by F0xy H (4 years ago)

Quotes from Sigourney Weaver's Characters

    1. Grace: They're just pissing on us without even giving us the courtesy of calling it rain.
    From Avatar. Submitted by Nathan B (9 months ago)
    1. Ship's Computer: Ten seconds to self-destruct.
    From WALL-E. Submitted by Robert R (10 months ago)
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