16 Escape from L.A.
Valeria Golino plays Taslima in the 1996 action film Escape from L.A. She is a member of the resistance movement which is fighting against the tyranny of the dictator, and she helps Snake Plissken in his mission to find the missile control system.
15 Clean Slate
Valeria Golino stars as the lead character, Laura, in the 1994 drama film Clean Slate. She plays a woman who suffers from amnesia and must piece together her past in order to find out who she is. Golino delivers a powerful performance as she conveys the fragility and vulnerability of a woman who is struggling to find her identity.
os Calmo Valeria Golino plays the role of Angela, a married woman in her late thirties who is struggling to come to terms with her husband’s infidelity. She is a strong woman who is determined to find a way to move on in her life and find a new sense of purpose. Her journey throughout the film is one of self-discovery and growth, as she learns to let go of her past and come to terms with her present.
13 Hot Shots! Part Deux
Valeria Golino stars as Ramada, the beautiful love interest of Topper, in the American parody film 'Hot Shots! Part Deux.'
12 Hot Shots!
Valeria Golino starred as Ramada Thompson in the 1991 comedy film 'Hot Shots!'. She appeared alongside Charlie Sheen, Lloyd Bridges, Cary Elwes and Jon Cryer in the movie.
11 Four Rooms
Valeria Golino appeared in the 1995 movie Four Rooms, directed by Quentin Tarantino. She played the role of the Maid, a character that is involved in a wild story that takes place in a hotel.
10 Caos calmo
Valeria Golino plays the role of Niki in Caos calmo. Niki is a woman who is struggling to cope with her husband's sudden paralysis after a motorcycle accident. She does her best to keep the family together despite the difficult circumstances, often finding herself in a state of chaos. The film follows her as she comes to terms with her husband's illness and learns to appreciate the small moments of joy in life.
9 The Indian Runner
Valeria Golino plays the role of Maria in the 1991 film The Indian Runner, directed by Sean Penn. Maria is the sister of a Vietnam veteran, who struggles to cope with his return home and the aftermath of the war. Golino gives a captivating performance as Maria, as she helps her brother to come to terms with his experiences, while also trying to find her own place in the world.
Valeria Golino plays the lead role of Grazia, a woman living in a small fishing village in Lampedusa, Italy. Grazia is struggling with an untreated mental illness, and her behavior is causing problems for her family and the community. Golino's performance is notable for its subtlety and nuance, allowing the audience to understand the struggles Grazia is facing without ever feeling pity for her. Golino's performance is a testament to her skill and talent, and it is one of her most memorable roles to date.
7 36th Precinct
Valeria Golino is an Italian actress who appears in the 2004 French crime film 36th Precinct (aka 36 Quai des Orfèvres). She plays the role of the wife of police captain Pierre Niemans, played by Daniel Auteuil. In the film, Golino's character is a strong and independent woman who stands by her husband despite the dangers he faces in his job. She is also a loving mother to their daughter.
6 Human Capital
Valeria Golino stars as Carla in the Italian drama Human Capital (Il Capitale Umano). She plays a single mother struggling to help her son get ahead in the world, while also dealing with her own financial and emotional issues. Golino's performance is both heartbreaking and inspiring, as she conveys the struggles of a woman trying to make it in a world that doesn't always have time for her.
Valeria Golino plays the titular role in the 2002 biopic Frida, which follows the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Golino received much critical acclaim for her performance in the film, which earned her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress. She also won the Best Actress award at the 2003 European Film Awards.
4 Immortal Beloved
Valeria Golino plays the role of Giulietta Guicciardi, a woman who is believed to be the Immortal Beloved of Ludwig van Beethoven. Giulietta is Beethoven's muse and love interest throughout the film, and her presence is a major source of inspiration for the composer. Golino's performance is subtle yet powerful, and her portrayal of Giulietta is a beautiful homage to the woman who changed the course of Ludwig's life.
3 Leaving Las Vegas
Valeria Golino appeared in the 1995 drama film Leaving Las Vegas as Sera, a prostitute and the love interest of Nicolas Cage's character, Ben Sanderson. She received critical acclaim for her performance, earning a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
2 Rain Man
Valeria Golino played the role of Susanna, the girlfriend of Raymond "Rain Man" Babbitt (Dustin Hoffman), in the 1988 film Rain Man. Golino received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
1 Portrait of a Lady on Fire
Valeria Golino plays Héloïse in the 2019 French film, Portrait of a Lady on Fire. She is a young woman living in the 18th century who is being painted by a female artist commissioned by her mother. She is initially resistant to the painting, but eventually comes to trust the artist and allows her to paint her. Golino portrays the character with great emotion and depth, illustrating her internal struggles in a powerful way.