15 High Heels and Low Lifes
Minnie Driver starred in the crime comedy 'High Heels and Low Lifes'. The film follows two women (Driver and Mary McCormack) who overhear a robbery being planned over a police scanner and decide to take matters into their own hands. Driver plays Shannon, a British nurse who is desperate for money to pay off her mounting debts.
14 Ella Enchanted
In the movie 'Ella Enchanted', Minnie Driver plays the role of Mandy, Ella's fairy godmother. Mandy is a crucial character in the story as she bestows the gift of obedience upon young Ella at her birth, inadvertently causing her to obey every command given to her.
13 Circle of Friends
In the movie 'Circle of Friends', Minnie Driver plays the role of Bernadette "Benny" Hogan, a central character in this coming-of-age drama set in 1950s Ireland. Benny is a sweet and unassuming young woman who navigates the complexities of friendship, love, and societal expectations.
12 Beyond the Lights
In the movie 'Beyond the Lights', Minnie Driver portrays the character Macy Jean, the overbearing and controlling mother of the film's protagonist, Noni Jean, played by Gugu Mbatha-Raw.
11 An Ideal Husband
Minnie Driver played the character of Miss Mabel Chiltern in the 1999 film adaptation of Oscar Wilde's play 'An Ideal Husband'. Her role was pivotal to the film's plot, as she portrayed a scheming and manipulative woman who threatens to expose a dark secret from Sir Robert Chiltern's (played by Jeremy Northam) past.
10 Return to Me
In the 2000 romantic comedy 'Return to Me', Minnie Driver portrayed Grace Briggs, a young woman who has received a life-saving heart transplant. Grace's role in the film is central, as the story revolves around her unexpected connection with Bob Rueland (played by David Duchovny), a grieving widower who unknowingly falls in love with her.
9 Owning Mahowny
In the film 'Owning Mahowny', Minnie Driver played Belinda, the girlfriend of Dan Mahowny (played by Philip Seymour Hoffman). Her role was relatively small but significant, as she provided an emotional anchor for Mahowny, a bank manager who spirals into a crippling gambling addiction.
In the movie 'GoldenEye', Minnie Driver, plays the character of Iris, the mistress of Russian Gangster Valentin Zukovsky.
In the 2010 film 'Conviction', Minnie Driver played the role of Abra Rice, the loyal best friend and sister of Betty Anne Waters (played by Hilary Swank). The film is based on the true story of Betty Anne's relentless quest to prove her brother Kenny's (played by Sam Rockwell) innocence after he is wrongfully convicted of murder.
6 The Phantom of the Opera
Minnie Driver starred as Carlotta Giudicelli in the 2004 film adaptation of 'The Phantom of the Opera'.
5 Barney's Version
In the 2010 film 'Barney's Version', Minnie Driver played the character of Miriam Grant-Panofsky, the second wife of the film's protagonist, Barney Panofsky, portrayed by Paul Giamatti.
4 Grosse Pointe Blank
In the 1997 dark comedy 'Grosse Pointe Blank', Minnie Driver played the character Debi Newberry, a radio DJ in the titular suburban town. Debi is the high school sweetheart of the film's protagonist, Martin Blank, a hitman played by John Cusack. Minnie Driver's role is essential to the film's plot, as her character reconnects with Martin when he returns to Grosse Pointe for his high school reunion.
3 Big Night
In the 1996 comedy-drama film 'Big Night', Minnie Driver portrayed the character of Phyllis, the girlfriend of Secondo (played by Stanley Tucci), one of the two Italian immigrant brothers who run a struggling restaurant in New Jersey.
Minnie Driver played the role of Carol in the 1996 movie 'Sleepers'. She played the role of a single mother living in Hell's Kitchen, New York City. She is the love interest of one of the four main characters, Michael Sullivan (Brad Pitt).
1 Good Will Hunting
In the film 'Good Will Hunting', Minnie Driver played Skylar, a talented Harvard student who becomes romantically involved with the film's protagonist, Will Hunting (played by Matt Damon). Skylar's role is crucial in showcasing Will's transformation from a troubled janitor with a genius-level intellect to someone who can open up emotionally and let go of his past trauma.