15 3 Days to Kill
In the movie '3 Days to Kill', Connie Nielsen portrays Christine Renner, the estranged wife of the film's protagonist, Ethan Renner, played by Kevin Costner. Christine is a woman caught in the complexities of a failing marriage due to Ethan's dangerous career as a CIA operative. She becomes a central figure in the story when Ethan is diagnosed with a terminal illness and seeks to reconnect with his daughter, Zoey, played by Hailee Steinfeld.
14 The Ice Harvest
In the movie 'The Ice Harvest', Connie Nielsen portrays Renata, a sultry and enigmatic character who plays a pivotal role in the film's dark and suspenseful narrative. Renata is the love interest of John Cusack's character, Charlie, and her character is marked by a complex blend of sensuality and danger.
13 Permanent Midnight
Connie Nielsen played the character Dagmar in the movie 'Permanent Midnight.' Dagmar is the beautiful and caring girlfriend of the film's protagonist, Jerry Stahl, portrayed by Ben Stiller. Jerry is a struggling writer and heroin addict, and Dagmar provides a source of stability and love in his tumultuous life.
In the movie 'Basic', Connie Nielsen takes on the role of Captain Julia Osborne, a strong and determined military officer. Captain Osborne is tasked with investigating a mysterious and deadly training exercise gone wrong within an elite Special Forces unit led by John Travolta's character, Tom Hardy.
11 Battle in Seattle
In the movie 'Battle in Seattle', Connie Nielsen plays the character Jean, a passionate activist who joins the protests against the 1999 World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference held in Seattle. Jean is a nurse who becomes deeply involved in the anti-globalization demonstrations.
10 The Great Raid
In the movie 'The Great Raid', Connie Nielsen takes on the role of Margaret Utinsky, a real-life figure who played a crucial part in the World War II rescue mission. Utinsky is a nurse who assists in caring for Allied prisoners of war in a Japanese prison camp in the Philippines.
9 Ali and Nino
In the movie 'Ali and Nino', Connie Nielsen portrays the role of Duchess Tamar Kipiani, the mother of lead character Nino.
8 One Hour Photo
Connie Nielsen starred as Nina Yorkin in the psychological thriller 'One Hour Photo'. The film follows Sy Parrish (Robin Williams), a lonely photo technician who develops an unhealthy obsession with the Yorkin family. Nielsen's character Nina is the mother of the family and is unaware of Sy's obsession with them.
7 Nymphomaniac: Vol. I
In the movie 'Nymphomaniac: Vol. I,' Connie Nielsen plays the role of Katherine, the mother of the film's protagonist, Joe, portrayed by Charlotte Gainsbourg.
6 Perfect Sense
In the movie 'Perfect Sense', Connie Nielsen plays the role of Jenny, a supporting character who is a close friend and coworker of the film's protagonist, Susan, portrayed by Eva Green. Jenny is a fellow epidemiologist who works alongside Susan as they both investigate a mysterious global pandemic that robs people of their sensory perceptions one by one.
In the movie 'Nobody', Connie Nielsen takes on the role of Becca Mansell, the wife of the film's main character, Hutch Mansell, played by Bob Odenkirk. Becca is portrayed as a caring and understanding wife who is initially unaware of her husband's hidden past as a skilled and deadly assassin.
4 Wonder Woman
In the movie 'Wonder Woman', Connie Nielsen plays Queen Hippolyta, the regal and protective mother of Diana Prince, also known as Wonder Woman, portrayed by Gal Gadot. Queen Hippolyta is the ruler of Themyscira, the hidden island inhabited by the Amazons.
Connie Nielsen is an actress who starred in the film 'Brothers' as Sarah, the wife of Michael (portrayed by Ulrich Thomsen). The film follows Michael, a Marine who is deployed to Afghanistan, and his younger brother Jaanik (Nikolaj Lie Kaas) who steps in to take care of Michael's family while he is away.
2 The Devil's Advocate
Connie Nielsen played the role of Christabella Andreoli in the film 'The Devil's Advocate'. She starred alongside Keanu Reeves and Al Pacino in the legal thriller.
In the epic film 'Gladiator', Connie Nielsen plays the character Lucilla, a key figure in the Roman Empire during the reign of Emperor Marcus Aurelius. Lucilla is the daughter of Marcus Aurelius and the sister of Commodus, portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix. Her character is central to the political intrigue and power struggles that unfold as she navigates the treacherous world of Roman politics and plots to protect her family and the empire's future.