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• "The Kennedys: After Camelot" (April 2017) as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Plot Outline: A four-hour miniseries about the life of the former First Lady of the United States, Jacqueline Kennedy (Katie Holmes) in the aftermath of the assassination of her husband, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, as she becomes Jackie O. in life after Camelot.
• "Ray Donovan" (Season 3) (Summer 2015) as Paige Finney
Plot Outline: "Ray Donovan" is about an L.A. "fixer" played by Liev Schreiber. Holmes will play a shrewd and chic businesswoman named Paige, the daughter of billionaire producer Andrew Finney (Ian McShane), who enlists Ray's services.
• "The Kennedys" (April 2011) as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Plot Outline: An eight-hour miniseries about the political couple, John F. Kennedy (Greg Kinnear) and his wife Jacqueline (Katie Holmes). The drama will also explore the personal relationships between the Kennedy clan -- including John and Bobby's tumultuous relationship with their father.
• "Dawson's Creek" (1998-2003) as Josephine "Joey" Potter
Plot Outline: Set in a small coastal town near Boston called Capeside, "Dawson's Creek" tells the story of four teenagers as they struggle through adolescence. This is particularly true for 15-year-olds Dawson Leery (James Van Der Beek), an introspective dreamer and Joey Potter (Katie Holmes), a precocious tomboy unaware of her beauty. Best friends since childhood, they are about to enter that confusing time in life where nothing is the way it was and nothing is as it seems.
• "The Wanderers" (opening February 16, 2023) as Julia Cheever | Laura Pels Theater
Plot Outline: "The Wanderers" centers on Orthodox Jews Esther and Schmuli who are newly married, and their future written in the laws of the Torah. Secular Jew Abe is a famous novelist who believes he can write his own future…until an unexpected email from a movie star, Julia Cheever (Katie Holmes), puts his marriage to the test and threatens to prove him wrong. The play begs the question: Can we be happy with what we have while we have it?
• "Dead Accounts" (2012) as Lorna | Music Box Theatre
Plot Outline: The new family comedy by "Smash" creator Theresa Rebeck tells the story of a fairly unglamorous character, Lorna (Katie Holmes), who is living with her aging parents in Cincinnati while trying to pull together her own life (which includes being on a diet). "Dead Accounts" also centers on one of her siblings Jack (Norbert Leo Butz), a prodigal son who returns home with secrets, including a load of new money and a missing wife. Tony Award winner Jack O’Brien (“The Coast of Utopia,” “Hairspray”) is directing the five-character play.
Synopsis: Jack's unexpected return throws his family into a frenzy, and his sister Lorna needs answers. Is he coming home or running away? Where is his wife everyone hates? And how did he get all that money? Theresa Rebeck’s new comedy tackles the timely issues of corporate greed, small town values, and whether or not your family will always welcome you back… with no questions asked.
• "All My Sons" (2008) as Ann Deever | Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre
Plot Outline: "All My Sons", a 1947 Broadway revival by Arthur Miller, tells the story of Joe Keller (John Lithgow), a successful, middle-aged, self-made man who has done a terrible and tragic thing which led to the death of 21 American soldiers. When Joe's surviving son (Patrick Wilson) (his elder son was lost in action during the war) plans to marry his business partner's daughter (Katie Holmes), the past is revisited and the guilty deed is revealed, forcing Joe to live with the terrible understanding that the soldiers who died were all his sons.
Upcoming • "Rare Objects" (release n/a) ~ Katie is directing, producing, co-writing & starring
Plot Outline: Based on the 2016 historical fiction novel by Kathleen Tessaro, “Rare Objects” tells the story of a young woman with a traumatic past who seeks to rebuild her life when she begins working at an antique store. Receiving wisdom and guidance from the kind souls that own the shop, she gains a new level of confidence that will then be put to the test when those from her past draw her back into their world and challenge her fragile stability.
Upcoming • "The Watergate Girl: My Fight For Truth And Justice Against A Criminal President" as Jill Wine-Banks (release n/a) ~ Produced by Katie
Plot Outline: Based on the the best-selling autobiography by former Watergate prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks, the feature adaptation tells the story of a young woman who sought to make her professional mark while trapped in a failing marriage, buffeted by sexist preconceptions, and harboring secrets of her own all during a frightening time.
Upcoming • "Doorman" (release n/a)
Plot Outline: A woman (Katie Holmes) returns from combat and befriends a family in NYC, a gang of thieves plot to take the families valuables, she is all that stands between them and their lives.
Upcoming • "Responsible Adults" as Liz Quinn (release n/a)
Plot Outline: A romantic comedy centered on Baxter Wood (Chace Crawford), who realizes that his crush, med student Liz Quinn (Katie Holmes), was his babysitter 15 years ago.
• "Alone Together" (2022) as June ~ Katie is directing, writing & starring
Plot Outline: Strangers June (Katie Holmes) and Charlie (Jim Sturgess) have to learn to coexist when they accidentally book the same AirBnb to get away from the pandemic. "Alone Together" is the ultimate New York lockdown love story.
"The Secret: Dare To Dream" (2020) as Miranda Wells
Plot Outline: The new feature-film adaptation directed by Andy Tennant centers around Miranda Wells (Katie Holmes), a hard-working young widow struggling to raise three children on her own. A powerful storm brings a devastating challenge and a mysterious handyman, Bray Johnson (Josh Lucas), into her life. In just a few short days, Bray's presence re-ignites the family's spirit, but he carries a secret—and that secret could change everything.
• "Brahms: The Boy II" (2020) as Liza
Plot Outline: The horror thriller will portray a young family moving into an estate, where their young son soon makes an unsettling new friend, an eerily lifelike doll he calls Brahms.
• "Coda" [previously titled "The Gift"] (2020) as Helen Morrison
Plot Outline: Written by the writer and philosophy professor Louis Godbout, "Coda" tells the story of a famous pianist in the twilight of his career (Patrick Stewart) who wishes to make a return to the stage after a long absence, but who must cope with a severe case of stage fright and anxiety. His encounter with a free-spirited music critic (Katie Holmes), who wrote an article about it will change his life.
• "A Happening of Monumental Proportions" (2018) as Paramedic #1
Plot Outline: A group of students at a school in Los Angeles find themselves caught up in a plot of sex, lies and dead bodies. It all takes place during the course of one day in this Judy Greer directed film.
• "Ocean's 8" (2018) cameo appearance - Anne Hathaway's character sits next to Katie Holmes at the Met Gala.
Plot Outline: Debbie Ocean gathers a crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City's yearly Met Gala.
• "Dear Dictator" (previously "Coup D'etat") (2018) as Darlene Mills
Plot Outline: When political turmoil forces a British-Caribbean dictator to flee his island nation, he seeks refuge and hides with a rebellious teenage girl in suburban America, and ends up teaching the young teen how to start a revolution and overthrow the "mean girls" in her high school.
• "Logan Lucky" (2017) as Bobbie Jo Logan-Chapman
Plot Outline: Trying to reverse a family curse, brothers Jimmy (Channing Tatum) and Clyde Logan (Adam Driver) set out to execute an elaborate robbery during the legendary Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina during Memorial Day weekend.
• "All We Had" (2016) as Rita Carmichael ~ Katie makes her film directorial debut
Plot Outline: Based on the novel by Annie Weatherwax, the coming of age story set during the worldwide financial crisis of 2008 concerns a single mother (Katie Holmes) and her teenage daughter Ruthie (Stefania Owen), who find a new home and hope for their future when they move to the small town of Grand River, Ohio.
• "Touched With Fire" (formerly titled "Mania Days") (2016) as Carla
Plot Outline: Two manic depressives, a rapper (Luke Kirby) and poet (Katie Holmes), meet in a psychiatric hospital and begin a romance that brings out all of the beauty and horror of their condition.
• "Underdogs" (2015) as one of the animated character's voice
Plot Outline: "Underdogs" follows Jake (Matthew Morrison), a shy, but talented, foosball player. His passion for the game is rivaled only by his love for free-spirited Laura (Ariana Grande). With her encouragement, he beats the town bully, Ace (Nicolas Hoult), in a foosball game. But everything changes when Ace becomes the world's best soccer player and returns years later to turn their village into a new sports stadium. He starts to destroy everything and kidnaps Laura in the process. Just when it looks like all hope is lost, the toy figures from Jake's foosball table come to life. He and the players embark on a wild adventure to save Laura and reclaim their village. With the help of his team, his town, and a little bit of magic, Jake will try to save the day.
• "The Woman In Gold" (2015) as Pam
Plot Outline: "The Woman in Gold" chronicles the true story of one woman's journey to reclaim her heritage and seek justice for what happened to her family. Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren), starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Gustav Klimt's famous painting The Lady in Gold. Together with her inexperienced but plucky young lawyer, Randy Schoenberg (Reynolds), she embarks upon a major battle that takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian establishment and the U.S. Supreme Court and forces her to confront difficult truths about the past along the way. Tatiana Maslany plays the young Altmann. Katie Holmes will portray the wife of Reynolds' character.
• "Miss Meadows" (2014) as Mary Meadows
Plot Outline: Miss Meadows (Katie Holmes) is not everything she seems in this satirical comedy centered on a proper substitute elementary school teacher who moonlights as a vigilante. Miss Meadows takes it upon herself to right the wrongs in this cruel world by whatever means necessary, but when she falls for the town sheriff, things get, well, complicated.
• "Days And Nights" (2014) as Alex
Plot Outline: A modern retelling of Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull", set in rural New England in the 1980s, "Days and Nights" is centered around a fading movie star who brings her paramour to her lakeside estate to visit her ailing brother and son, a fledgling artist, over Memorial Day Weekend. Reckless desire leads to a disastrous turn of events, which leads the family from dysfunction to heartbreak.
• "The Giver" (2014) as Jonas' mother
Plot Outline: Based on the dystopian YA novel by Lois Lowry, "The Giver" stars Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges, Brenton Thwaites and Katie Holmes as members of society in which there is no conflict, racism or sickness. Set in a distant future, the story tells of a society in which the entire range of human emotion has been eradicated by removing any trace of history. Only one individual in the society -- called "the Giver" -- is tasked with remembering the past in case it becomes necessary to make use of it. A twelve year-old boy, Jonas (Brenton Thwaites), is tasked to become the next Giver in line and has his whole world thrown into question when he begins tutelage with the previous, elderly Giver.
• "Jack And Jill" (2011) as Erin Sadelstein
Plot Outline: "Jack and Jill" centers on a lady named Jill (Adam Sandler), who turns up at her twin brother Jack’s (Adam Sandler) Thanksgiving dinner and then won’t leave.
• "The Son Of No One" (2011) as Kerry White
Plot Outline: A young cop (Channing Tatum) is assigned to a precinct in the Queens neighborhood where he grew up. To provide for his wife (Katie Holmes) and ailing daughter, he works hard to keep his life on track. But this life is threatened when a dark secret bubbles to the surface. An anonymous source reveals new information about the unsolved murder by two boys and a possible police cover-up, setting off a chain of events that rattles the neighborhood.
• "Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark" (2011) as Kim
Plot Outline: Introverted Sally Hurst (Bailee Madison) has just moved in with her father Alex (Guy Pearce) and his girlfriend Kim (Katie Holmes) when she realizes that their sprawling estate holds its fair share of secrets. Ascending to the depths of the house, Sally gains access to a secret lower level that has lain undisturbed for nearly a century, when the original builder vanished without a trace. When Sally accidentally opens the gateway that kept the creatures locked up tight, she realizes that in order to prevent them from destroying her family is to convince her skeptical father that monsters really exist.
• "The Romantics" (2010) as Laura
Plot Outline: Seven close friends reunite for the wedding of two of their friends. Problems arise because the bride (Anna Paquin) and the maid of honor (Katie Holmes) have had a long rivalry over the groom (Josh Duhamel).
• "The Extra Man" (2010) as Mary Powell
Plot Outline: The storycenters on a failed playwright who begins supplementing his income by taking jobs as an escort for Upper East Side widows and who takes another aspiring playwright under his wing.
Synopsis: A sophisticated and moving comedy, "The Extra Man" follows Louis Ives (Paul Dano), a lonely dreamer who fancies himself the hero of an F. Scott Fitzgerald novel…When a deeply embarrassing incident forces him to leave his job at an exclusive Princeton prep school, Louis heads to New York City to make a fresh start. He quickly finds a nine-to-five job at an environmental magazine, where he encounters an entrancing, green-obsessed co-worker Mary (Katie Holmes). But it’s Louis’ new home life that really sparks his imagination. He rents a room in the ramshackle apartment of Henry Harrison (Kevin Kline), a penniless, wildly eccentric but brilliant playwright. When Henry’s not dancing alone to obscure music or singing operettas, he’s performing – with great panache – the duties of an “extra man,” a social escort for the wealthy widows of Manhattan high society.
• "Mad Money" (2008) as Jackie Truman
Plot Outline: Three female employees of the Federal Reserve plot to steal money that is about to be destroyed.
• "Thank You For Smoking" (2006) as Heather Holloway
Plot Outline: A comedy satire that revolves around Nick Naylor (Aaron Eckhart), the tobacco industry's most successful spin doctor, who tries to do his job while remaining a role model for his young son. His boss, known only as Captain (Robert Duvall), hired him to improve the company's image with PR strategies. Naylor finds his task increasingly difficult after he's approached by a smart, seductive Washington Post reporter, Heather Holloway (Katie Holmes).
• "Batman Begins" (2005) as Rachel Dawes
Plot Outline: After taking down the Scarecrow, Bruce Wayne, a.k.a. Batman (Christian Bale), takes his abilities to London to battle Ra's Al Ghul, an immortal bent on conquering the Earth. Bruce then returns to Gotham City, which has hit rock bottom during his absence. Crime and corruption is fast eating away at the city and no one seems able to stem it. Rachel Dawes (Katie Holmes) is a young assistant district attorney who has known Bruce since they were kids. She is pained to see what's become of her childhood friend (and implied sweetheart) but she has a job to do. Like Batman, Rachel also fights for justice but, in some ways, she's wiser about what it takes to serve it than Bruce is at this stage of his life.
• "First Daughter" (2004) as Samantha Mackenzie
Plot Outline: A romantic comedy about Samantha Mackenzie (Katie Holmes), the 18-year-old daughter of the President of the United States (Michael Keaton), who goes to college and falls into a fairy tale romance with a dashing graduate student (Marc Blucas) only to find that her prince turns out to have a secret agenda.
• "Pieces Of April" (2003) as April Burns
Plot Outline: The story revolves around April Burns (Katie Holmes), a 21-year-old young woman who is estranged from her family, as she struggles to make Thanksgiving dinner for them at her New York apartment. She's also planning to introduce them to her boyfriend, a dreadlocked Jamaican man. All-the-while unknowing that her mother is dying of cancer.
• "The Singing Detective" (2003) as Nurse Mills
Plot Outline: As a Chicago novelist (Robert Downey, Jr.) lays, bedridden and feverish with an extreme case of psioriasis, he reworks the story of his first novel, The Singing Detective, in his mind, becoming the title character himself, who's on pursuit of Nazis in the 1940's... but the battle he's actually waging, of course, is with his own demons.
• "Phone Booth" (2003) as Pamela McFadden
Plot Outline: A slick New York publicist (Colin Farrell) )who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a sniper's infrared rifle is proof that the caller isn't kidding.
• "Abandon" (2002) as Katie Burke
Plot Outline: A psychological thriller about Katie Burke (Katie Holmes) a senior at one of America's most prestigious universities. Under enormous pressure to complete her thesis and earn a top job at one of the world's most competitive consulting firms, Katie is still coping with the sudden unexplained disappearance of her first love, Embry Langan (Charlie Hunnam) two years prior.
Struggling to pull his life back together, newly sober Detective Wade Handler (Benjamin Bratt) is called in to investigate and uncovers some disconcerting facts concerning Embry's mysterious disappearance. As Katie tries to come to terms with her deep-rooted fear of abandonment, Katie must choose between past passions and new possibilities as Handler teeters on the edge of a fragile sobriety.
Both are weakened by the past; each becomes increasingly dependent on the other's strength as they decide their futures. Based upon the book "Adam's Fall" by Sean Desmond, Oscar® winner Stephen Gaghan writes and directs while Katie Holmes ("Teaching Mrs. Tingle") and Benjamin Bratt ("The Next Best Thing") star.
• "The Gift" (2001) as Jessica King
Plot Outline: A poor Georgia widow, Annie Wilson (Cate Blanchett), with the power of ESP is recruited by investigators in a small town to locate a missing young woman and then solve her murder. But she brings about the conviction of the wrong man. Annie, who's just a step away from a trailer park, supports her family by doing psychic readings. Her clients range from a battered wife (Hilary Swank) to a mentally unstable mechanic (Giovanni Ribisi) whose unwavering loyalty to Annie takes some odd twists. Also in the picture are Swank's abusive white-trash hubby (Keanu Reeves), who doesn't cotton to his wife's sessions with Annie; an amiable, gentlemanly school principal (Greg Kinnear); and Kinnear's spoiled socialite fiancée (Katie Holmes).
Katie Holmes is shredding her squeaky-clean "Dawson's Creek" image. The actress has not one but two topless scenes in her upcoming movie, "The Gift", opening in theaters nationwide Jan. 19, 2001. Holmes, 22, plays Greg Kinnear's fiancee in the dramatic thriller, which also stars Keanu Reeves, Hillary Swank and Cate Blanchett. One flash takes place during a heated lovers' quarrel with Kinnear. As for the other, we can't say; it's a pivotal scene, and we wouldn't want to ruin the movie for you. US Weekly - 9/25/00
• "Wonder Boys" (2000) as Hannah Green
Plot Outline: Grady Tripp (Michael Douglas) is a professor/writer living in Pittsburgh who is struggling with writer's block. Whilst doing this, he also manages to get the chancellor (Frances McDormand) pregnant. In the meantime, he and a college student, James Leer (Tobey Maguire) are trying to find a rare jacket once owned by Marilyn Monroe. Meanwhile, a college girl, Hannah Green (Katie Holmes) who is boarding with Grady has a bit of a crush on him. Based on the book of the same name by Michael Chabon.
• "Teaching Mrs. Tingle" (1999) as Leigh Ann Watson
Plot Outline: The story of straight-A student Leigh Ann (Katie Holmes) whose hopes for a scholarship are in jeopardy thanks to the tyrannical Mrs. Tingle (Helen Mirren). When Leigh Ann and her friends confront Mrs. Tingle about their grades, a series of mishaps lead to a wicked game of cat and mouse. Original title "Killing Mrs. Tingle."
• "Muppets From Space" (1999) cameo appearance as Josephine "Joey" Potter
Plot Outline: The muppets head into space to help Gonzo find his place in the Universe.
• "Go" (1999) as Claire Montgomery
Plot Outline: Go! tells the story of the events after a drug deal, told from three different points of view.
• "Disturbing Behavior" (1998) as Rachel Wagner
Plot Outline: The new kid in town stumbles across something sinister about the town's method of transforming its unruly teens into upstanding citizens.
• "The Ice Storm" (1997) as Libbets Casey
Plot Outline: 1973, suburban Connecticut: middle class families experimenting with casual sex, drink, etc., find their lives out of control.
*** Plot Outlines are from The Internet Movie Database, Hollywood.com & ComingSoon.net
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