AS Mike Myers and Laurie have another bloody reunion in David Gordon Green’s Halloween, Close-up Culture pick out our top ten favourite Jamie Lee Curtis films.
10. From Up On Poppy Hill (2011)
CURTIS gives voice to a loving mother in the English dub of Gorō Miyazaki’s splendid Studio Ghibli romance.
9. Halloween II (1981)
MIKE Myers returns from six bullet wounds to terrify Laurie for a second time.
8. The Fog (1980)
CURTIS and John Carpenter capitalise on the success of Halloween with this atmospheric horror flick.
7. Dominick and Eugene (1988)
AS compassionate nurse Jennifer, Curtis plays the love interest of Ray Liotta’s character Eugene.
6. Blue Steel (1990)
IN this early Kathryn Bigelow thriller, Curtis leads the film as a rookie cop on the hunt of a twisted killer.
5. True Lies (1994)
CURTIS won a Golden Globe for her performance opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in James Cameron’s big-budget action flick.
4. Trading Places (1983)
ANOTHER award-winning role for Curtis as she brings the laughs with Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy.
3. Freaky Friday (2003)
CURTIS swaps bodies with a teenage Lindsey Lohan to give a brilliantly-weighted and tender performance.
2. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
JOHN Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis and the gang keep the laughs flowing in this crime-comedy hit.
1. Halloween (1978)
CARPENTER’S horror classic sees Curtis unforgettably try to fend off one of cinema’s most terrifying and persistent bad guys.