Top 10 Best Jane Fonda Acting Performances

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1. They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)

M/PG | 129 min | Drama

72 Metascore

The lives of a disparate group of contestants intertwine in an inhumanely grueling dance marathon.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Jane Fonda, Michael Sarrazin, Susannah York, Gig Young

Votes: 15,023 | Gross: $12.60M

2. 9 to 5 (1980)

PG | 109 min | Comedy

58 Metascore

Three female employees of a sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot find a way to turn the tables on him.

Director: Colin Higgins | Stars: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton, Dabney Coleman

Votes: 25,263 | Gross: $103.29M

3. Julia (1977)

PG | 117 min | Drama

58 Metascore

At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave, Jason Robards, Maximilian Schell

Votes: 8,197

4. Klute (1971)

R | 114 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

A small-town detective searching for a missing man has only one lead: a connection with a New York prostitute.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Charles Cioffi, Roy Scheider

Votes: 19,768 | Gross: $12.51M

5. Stanley & Iris (1990)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Romance

A struggling widow falls in love with an illiterate short-order cook whom she teaches to read and write in her kitchen each night.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Jane Fonda, Robert De Niro, Swoosie Kurtz, Martha Plimpton

Votes: 6,572 | Gross: $5.82M

6. Tall Story (1960)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Sport

A young insecure college sportsman is in trouble. He wants to marry his very straightforward girlfriend, also a student, but has no money. When he is offered a bribe to fix a game, he is torn even more about the matter.

Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Jane Fonda, Ray Walston, Marc Connelly

Votes: 749 | Gross: $12.00M

7. Coming Home (1978)

R | 127 min | Drama, Romance, War

61 Metascore

A woman whose husband is fighting in Vietnam falls in love with another man who suffered a paralyzing combat injury there.

Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Bruce Dern, Penelope Milford

Votes: 11,466 | Gross: $32.65M

8. Youth (I) (2015)

R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

64 Metascore

A retired orchestra conductor is on vacation with his daughter and his film director best friend in the Alps when he receives an invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to perform for Prince Philip's birthday.

Director: Paolo Sorrentino | Stars: Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, Jane Fonda

Votes: 65,882 | Gross: $2.70M

9. Sunday in New York (1963)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

On a Sunday, Eileen Tyler, still a virgin, leaves Albany to visit her airline pilot brother in New York but a chance encounter with a man on a city bus threatens to derail her upcoming marriage to boyfriend Russ.

Director: Peter Tewksbury | Stars: Rod Taylor, Jane Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Robert Culp

Votes: 2,244

10. Period of Adjustment (1962)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Comedy

A newlywed couple on their honeymoon visit friends who are having marital problems of their own.

Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Jane Fonda, Jim Hutton, Lois Nettleton

Votes: 996

11. Joy House (1964)

97 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

French filmmaker Rene Clement presents Alain Delon as a petty criminal on the run from the underground. On the Rivera, he seeks refuge in a flophouse whose soup line is served by Jane Fonda... See full summary »

Director: René Clément | Stars: Alain Delon, Jane Fonda, Lola Albright, Sorrell Booke

Votes: 1,673

12. Walk on the Wild Side (1962)

Approved | 114 min | Drama, Romance

The lives of a group of women in a New Orleans bordello.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Capucine, Jane Fonda, Anne Baxter

Votes: 1,708

13. The Game Is Over (1966)

R | 98 min | Drama

In Paris, Maxime visits his wealthy industrialist father Alexandre and his beautiful young Canadian wife, Renée. Alexandre fathered him years ago in a prior marriage and he has come to stay... See full summary »

Director: Roger Vadim | Stars: Jane Fonda, Michel Piccoli, Peter McEnery, Tina Aumont

Votes: 473

14. Cat Ballou (1965)

Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

60 Metascore

A young schoolteacher turns into an outlaw to avenge her murdered father.

Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Jane Fonda, Lee Marvin, Michael Callan, Dwayne Hickman

Votes: 12,446 | Gross: $20.67M

15. La ronde (1964)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, History

In Paris during the summer of 1914 a succession of brief liaisons begins and ends with a soldier and a tart, but on the way moves humourously and sometimes poignantly through a fascinating panorama of society and of attitudes to love.

Director: Roger Vadim | Stars: Jean-Claude Brialy, Francine Bergé, Marie Dubois, Jane Fonda

Votes: 392

16. In the Cool of the Day (1963)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, Romance

After he mends a marital rift between a vacationing young couple, the bored, fragile wife falls hopelessly in love with the husband's ex-colleague who is married to a long suffering and ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Stevens | Stars: Peter Finch, Jane Fonda, Angela Lansbury, Arthur Hill

Votes: 402

17. Any Wednesday (1966)

Not Rated | 109 min | Comedy

Ellen Gordon, a New York executive's mistress, falls for the executive's young business associate when he is accidentally sent to use the apartment where the executive and Ellen meet every ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: Jane Fonda, Jason Robards, Dean Jones, Rosemary Murphy

Votes: 806

18. Hurry Sundown (1967)

Approved | 146 min | Drama

Following World War II, a northern cannery negotiates for the purchase of a large tract of uncultivated Georgia farmland. The major portion of the land 's owned by Julie Warren and has ... See full summary »

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Michael Caine, Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Diahann Carroll

Votes: 935 | Gross: $9.00M

19. A Doll's House (I) (1973)

G | 105 min | Drama

Nora Helmer (Claire Bloom) had years earlier committed a forgery, in order to save the life of her authoritarian husband Torvald (Sir Anthony Hopkins). Now she is being blackmailed, and ... See full summary »

Director: Patrick Garland | Stars: Claire Bloom, Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Richardson, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 1,000

20. California Suite (1978)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Misadventures of four groups of guests at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Jane Fonda, Alan Alda, Maggie Smith, Michael Caine

Votes: 6,070

21. The Morning After (1986)

R | 103 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

A washed up, alcoholic actress who is prone to blackouts wakes up next to a murdered man. Did she kill him and, if not, is she in danger?

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Jane Fonda, Jeff Bridges, Raul Julia, Diane Salinger

Votes: 5,472 | Gross: $25.15M

22. On Golden Pond (1981)

PG | 109 min | Drama

68 Metascore

Norman is a curmudgeon with an estranged relationship with his daughter Chelsea. At Golden Pond, he and his wife nevertheless agree to care for Billy, the son of Chelsea's new boyfriend, and a most unexpected relationship blooms.

Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda, Doug McKeon

Votes: 25,811 | Gross: $119.29M



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