Cathy Moriarty - Rotten Tomatoes

Cathy Moriarty

Highest Rated:   100% A Brother's Kiss (1996)
Lowest Rated:   0% Last Call (2021)
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Birthplace:   The Bronx, New York, USA
At 18, Bronx-born blonde Cathy Moriarty had precisely no acting experience, which suited director Martin Scorsese just fine. Scorsese wanted a thoroughly natural, spontaneous actress to portray the bethumped Vickie La Motta, wife of volatile boxing champ Jake La Motta (Robert DeNiro), in the 1980 biopic Raging Bull. Moriarty won an Academy Award nomination for her fascinating portrayal of Vickie; alas, her next project was the much-maligned Neighbors (1981), which effectively killed her starring career before it had even begun. Her professional problems were exacerbated by a 1982 automobile accident. After back surgery and extensive emotional healing, Moriarty made a tentative film comeback in 1987. The film assignments began improving after 1990; she was terrific as a daytime-drama diva in Soapdish (1991), and even better as monotoned horror film star Ruth Corday in Matinee (1992). There have been a few setbacks during Moriarty's career renaissance (she was cut from the final print of Sean Penn's maiden directorial effect The Indian Runner), but there have been many more highs than lows, notably her winning the Cable ACE award for her work on a 1995 episode of Tales From the Crypt. Even if Cathy Moriarty never makes the uppermost ranks in stardom, she can always rely upon her trendy New York pizza parlor for a steady income.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
0% Last Call
  • Mrs. C
2021
50% Flinch
  • Gloria
2021
No Score Yet Ambulância do terror
  • Actor
2020
61% Shooting Heroin
  • Beth
2020
No Score Yet La famille du péché
  • Momma
2020
No Score Yet Into the Arms of Danger
  • Actor
2019
85% Patti Cake$
  • Actor
$0.8M 2017
No Score Yet Patti Cake$
  • Nana
2017
83% The Double
  • Kiki
$0.6M 2014
No Score Yet A Cry from Within
  • Actor
2014
81% Rob the Mob
  • Actor
$0.3M 2014
No Score Yet The Story Of Milo & Annie
  • Actor
2014
0% Once Upon a Time in Brooklyn
  • Sarah Baldano
2013
12% The Bounty Hunter
  • Irene
$66.8M 2010
27% Analyze That
  • Patti LoPresti
$32.1M 2002
No Score Yet Red Team (The Crimson Code)
  • Stephanie Dobson
2001
45% Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure
  • Ruby
2000
20% Prince of Central Park
  • Mrs. Ardis
2000
41% But I'm a Cheerleader
  • Mary
$0.2M 2000
92% New Waterford Girl
  • Midge Benzoa
2000
30% Crazy in Alabama
  • Earlene
1999
14% Gloria
  • Diane
1999
No Score Yet P.U.N.K.S.
  • Wanda Utley
1999
17% Casper Meets Wendy
  • Gert
1998
43% Digging to China
  • Mrs. Frankovitz
1998
31% Hugo Pool
  • Minerva
1997
76% Cop Land
  • Rose Donlan
1997
60% Dream with the Fishes
  • Aunt Elise
1997
No Score Yet Women Without Implants
  • Actor
1997
100% A Brother's Kiss
  • Doreen
1996
No Score Yet Stories from My Childhood
  • Actor
1996
27% Foxfire
  • Martha Wirtz
1996
50% Casper
  • Carrigan
1995
50% Forget Paris
  • Lois
1995
No Score Yet Opposite Corners
  • Mrs. Donatello
1995
39% Corrina, Corrina
  • Actor
1994
No Score Yet Pontiac Moon
  • Lorraine
1994
16% Another Stakeout
  • Lu Delano
1993
No Score Yet Me and the Kid
  • Rose
1993
14% The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag
  • Reba
1992
92% Matinee
  • Ruth Corday
1992
81% The Mambo Kings
  • Lanna
1992
71% Soapdish
  • Montana
1991
51% Kindergarten Cop
  • Sylvester's Mother
1990
No Score Yet Burndown
  • Patti Smart
1989
50% White of the Eye
  • Joan White
1987
57% Neighbors
  • Ramona
1981
94% Raging Bull
  • Vickie LaMotta
1980

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
76% City on a Hill
2019
  • Actor
  • 2021
  • 2019
93% This Is Us
2016
  • The Super
  • 2018
78% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
  • Denise Eldridge Capt. Toni Howard
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2011
  • 2005
No Score Yet Law & Order: Criminal Intent
2001-2011
  • Annie Gentillo
  • 2010
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Lorraine Cobin
  • 2001
  • 1994
  • 1993
No Score Yet The Hunger
1997-1999
  • Aunt Maris
  • 2000
  • 1998
63% Bless This House
1995-1996
  • Alice Clayton
  • 1996
  • 1995
82% Tales from the Crypt
1989-1996
  • Actor
  • Guest
  • 1992
No Score Yet Wiseguy
1987-1990
  • Actor
  • 1989

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