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The Best Of Jamie Lee Curtis

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)

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CURTIS gives voice to a loving mother in the English dub of Gorō Miyazaki’s splendid Studio Ghibli romance.

9. Halloween II (1981)

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MIKE Myers returns from six bullet wounds to terrify Laurie for a second time.

8. The Fog (1980)

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CURTIS and John Carpenter capitalise on the success of Halloween with this atmospheric horror flick.

7. Dominick and Eugene (1988)

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AS compassionate nurse Jennifer, Curtis plays the love interest of Ray Liotta’s character Eugene.

6. Blue Steel (1990)

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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)

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CURTIS won a Golden Globe for her performance opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in James Cameron’s big-budget action flick.

4. Trading Places (1983)

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ANOTHER award-winning role for Curtis as she brings the laughs with Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy.

3. Freaky Friday (2003)

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CURTIS swaps bodies with a teenage Lindsey Lohan to give a brilliantly-weighted and tender performance.

2. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

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JOHN Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis and the gang keep the laughs flowing in this crime-comedy hit.

1. Halloween (1978)

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CARPENTER’S horror classic sees Curtis unforgettably try to fend off one of cinema’s most terrifying and persistent bad guys.

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