It has been awhile since I have done a Top Ten list. This week’s Top Ten Show with Matt and John featured the top ten Sigourney Weaver movies and I thought it was a good list to add my two cents into.
#10. Vantage Point. A creative film that filmed the same event in several different POV. Included Dennis Quaid and Matthew Fox.
#9. A Monster Calls. An emotional film where Sigourney played the grandmother. Her grandson had a magical tree that helped him with his emotional problems.
#8. The Cabin in the Woods. She does not have a huge role in the film, but she is vitally important as the big boss. Her appearance was shocking, a perfect placement.
#7. Holes. Another role where Sigourney is a villain. She does well in the bad guy roles even though she does not get many of them. And Holes was a surprise to me. I did not expect to enjoy it as much as I did. She made a cowboy hat look good!
#6. Dave. Sigourney was the First Lady of the United States when her husband had a stroke and they replaced him secretly with a look-a-like, and Sigourney fell for him. Dave is a great rom com/comedy.
#5. Copycat. Sigourney is stalked by a serial killer and she has agoraphobia, unable to leave her apartment. It is a tense film with some solid performances. I have always been fascinated with serial killers and the film uses real killers to build the story.
#4. Galaxy Quest. She is repeating the computer. She has one job and she is going to do it. Galaxy Quest is such a great comedy with an amazing cast.
#3. Alien. The first in the franchise and the one where Sigourney made her name. She told the crew what they needed to do, but no one listened to her. If they had, everyone would have survived instead of just her. And the cat.
#2. Ghostbusters. Dana Barrett has some problems in her corner apartment of Spook Central. She knew who she was gonna call. Ghostbusters is one of my favorite movie of all time and Sigourney has great chemistry with Bill Murray. And…she’s a dog.
#1. Aliens. The sequel to Alien was more of a thriller than a horror movie and Sigourney kicked some xenomorph ass. Game over, man! Game over….