American actress Taissa Farmiga, the younger sister of Vera Farmiga, is well-known for her many roles in horror movies. Farmiga’s sister pushed her to start acting, and she made her screen debut in Higher Ground. She then became well-known for her several appearances in the anthology series American Horror Story, where she starred in the seasons Murder House, Coven, Roanoke, and Apocalypse.
Farmiga is regarded as a scream queen due to her roles in numerous horror movies and TV shows. Several of her books are not in the horror subgenre, despite the fact that the majority of her works are. The top films and TV shows starring Taissa Farmiga are listed below, according by Rotten Tomatoes score.
Table Of Content
- 1 6 Years — 74%
- 2 50 States of Fright — 85%
- 3 American Horror Story — 77%
- 4 Anna — 30%
- 5 At Middleton — 61%
- 6 Higher Ground — 82%
- 7 In a Valley of Violence — 77%
- 8 Justice League vs. Teen Titans — 80%
- 9 Teen Titans: The Judas Contract — 83%
- 10 The Final Girls — 74%
- 11 The Mule — 70%
- 12 The Nun — 25%
- 13 We Have Always Lived in the Castle — 88%
- 14 What They Had — 87%
- 15 Wicked City — 18%
6 Years — 74%
Farmiga Taissa 6 years A romantic drama called Arts+Labor 6 Years was published in 2015. Farmiga, Ben Rosenfield, Lindsay Burdge, Joshua Leonard, Peter Vack, and Dana Wheeler-Nicholson are among the film’s notable cast members. The connection between Farmiga’s Melanie Clark and Ben Rosenfield’s Dan Mercer is depicted over the course of two weeks in the movie. The young couple appears to have the perfect relationship, but in the two weeks depicted in the movie, their six-year romance takes a violent and unstable turn that puts their long-envisioned future in jeopardy.
6 years h as a 74% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, indicating a fairly favourable critical reception. The movie is described by critics as an emotional rollercoaster with true, irrefutable intimacy and a modest story that feels as huge as the world.
50 States of Fright — 85%
The 50 states of fear A horror anthology series called Gunpowder & Sky 50 Stages of Fear is based on local urban tales from all throughout the country. The first three episodes of the second season feature Farmiga as the lead. She portrays Hannah Stolfiss, an engineer with a dark past, an agonising dread of heights, and other flaws. As her mother’s spirit starts torturing her, a late-night call transports her back to the original location.
On Rotten Tomatoes, the entire series has an 85% approval rating and a majority of the reviews are favourable.
American Horror Story — 77%
Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk are the creators of the anthology horror television series American Horror Story. Each season is a stand-alone miniseries that follows a new cast of characters in a same made-up world. Several actors perform in multiple seasons, frequently taking on new roles. In American Horror Story, Farmiga plays three distinct characters. She played the troubled teen Violet Harmon in the first season of Murder House, and in the third season of Coven, she played the teenage witch Zoe Benson. Later on, Farmiga would return to both Violet and Zoe in the eighth season, Apocalypse. In Roanoke’s sixth season, she played Sophie Green, which was her third part.
On Rotten Tomatoes, American Horror Story scored a 77% overall approval rating. Positive ratings for Murder House were 72%, Coven was 85%, Roanoke was 74%, and Apocalypse was 79%.
Anna — 30%
In the 2013 mystery drama Anna, starring Ombra Films Farmiga, Anna Greene is the main character. The story takes place in a universe where memory detectives are sometimes used to clear people of criminal charges and to resolve psychological disputes. The character of John Washington, played by Mark Strong, is tasked with encouraging Anna, age 16, to resume eating. Nevertheless, when he must identify whether she is a psychopath or a trauma sufferer, the straightforward task becomes much more difficult.
On Rotten Tomatoes, Anna scored a 30% after receiving inconsistent and middling reviews. Critics highlight Farmiga’s acting amid a hackneyed sci-fi premise with ridiculous plot twists and tropes.
At Middleton — 61%
In the 2013 romantic comedy At Middleton, Spencer Lofranco, Vera Farmiga, Taissa Farmiga, and Andy Carcia feature. Vera Farmiga, Farmiga’s older sister, portrays Edith, who is played by Farmiga as Audrey Martin, the emotional daughter. The movie is set on the campus of Middleton College, where Audrey and Conrad, played by Lofranco, are on a tour. Condrad’s father, George, and Edith get separated from the tour group and end up getting along (and falling in love) while attempting to get back together.
Critics gave the movie a variety of ratings. The movie received a 61% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with a weighted average score of 5.9/10.
Higher Ground — 82%
Vera Farmiga makes her directing debut in the drama Higher Ground from 2011. Vera portrays Corinne Walker, while Taissa portrays Corinne when she was a teenager. Due to their physical and genetic resemblance, Farmiga convinced her younger sister to take the part. Taissa Farmiga makes her acting debut in the movie. The movie is an account of Corinne Walker’s ongoing battle with religion.
With an 82% approval rating and a weighted average score of 7.04/10, Rotten Tomatoes gave the movie a favourable review.
In a Valley of Violence — 77%
In a Valley of Violence is a 2016 Western dark comedic thriller. The movie, starring Ethan Hawke, Farmiga, James Ransone, Karen Gillan, and John Travolta, tells the story of a mysterious visitor and a violent random act that incites a town of outcasts and nitwits to plot a murderous retaliation. Farmiga portrays Mary-Anne, the innkeeper who develops a bond with Paul, the main character played by Ethan Hawke.
In a Valley of Violence received generally positive reviews from critics and received a 77% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Justice League vs. Teen Titans — 80%
A 2016 animated superhero movie titled Justice League vs. Teen Titans features the voices of Jon Bernthal, Taissa Farmiga, and Jason O’Mara. The Justice League sends Robin to work with the Teen Titans when his erratic conduct causes a mission to go awry, and the movie is about him. The demon Trigon, who is in control of the League and wants to rule the globe, must then be faced by the Titans. Farmiga plays Raven, a strong empath who can wield magic and control her soul-self. Raven is Trigon’s daughter.
Justice League vs. Teen Titans had an 80% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, which noted that it successfully conveyed the spirit of the Titans while having a more mature vibe.
Teen Titans: The Judas Contract — 83%
In Teen Titans: The Judas Contract, Farmiga returns as the voice of Raven. The Teen Titans have developed a strong sense of teamwork, but Terra, the newest team member, might be changing their existing dynamic. Brother Blood has awoken, and Deathstroke, a recurring opponent, is hiding in the shadows. In order to unite and defeat their adversaries, the Teen Titans will ultimately have to face their inner uncertainties.
The team dynamic and antagonists aren’t fully developed due to the film’s short runtime, yet it nonetheless garnered an 83% on Rotten Tomatoes.
The Final Girls — 74%
Farmiga and Malin Akerman star in the 2015 comedy-horror movie The Final Girls. Farmiga portrays Max Cartwright, the actress Amanda Cartwright’s daughter who perishes in a vehicle accident while returning from an audition. Two years later, Max and her friends see the movies her mother appeared in, Camp Bloodbath 1 and 2, in a double-feature. When a fire breaks out in the theatre, the group cuts a hole in the screen and escapes through it. They must figure out how to save as many characters as they can, including themselves, after being mysteriously transferred into the Camp Bloodbath realm.
The Last Girls has a 74% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and favourable reviews from critics. The film is described as an appreciative gesture towards slasher cliches with a depth of real emotion by the site’s critical consensus, which gives it a weighted average rating of 6.29/10.
The Mule — 70%
Clint Eastwood plays cocaine mule Earl Stone in the 2018 crime movie The Mule. When Earl, a 90-year-old penniless man, is given a job that just requires him to drive, he is already facing the foreclosure of his business. Earl had just agreed to work as a cocaine courier for a Mexican cartel without his knowledge. He performs admirably and receives a handler. He struggles to make amends for his past transgressions before law enforcement apprehends him since they weigh on him. Ginny, Earl’s estranged granddaughter, is portrayed by Farmiga.
On Rotten Tomatoes, the movie has a 70% approval rating with a weighted average of 6.2/10. The Mule is based on the actual account of 87-year-old drug mule Leo Sharp of the Sinaloa Cartel.
The Nun — 25%
2018 saw the release of the American Gothic supernatural horror thriller The Nun. It is the fifth entry in The Conjuring Universe series and a prelude to 2016’s The Conjuring 2. Farmiga portrays Sister Irene, the main character, who searches for a sinister secret at a monastery in 1952 Romania with the help of Father Burke (Demian Bicher), Frenchie (Jonas Bloquet), and Farmiga.
Reviews of the movie were generally contradictory. The Nun has a 25% score and a 4.4/10 average on Rotten Tomatoes. Reviewers praise the performers’ great performances and the eerie atmosphere, but criticise the contradictory logic and weak narrative. The Nun 2, which to be released on September 8, 2023, will have Farmiga reprising her role as Sister Irene (via Digital Spy).
We Have Always Lived in the Castle — 88%
We Have Always Lived in the Castle, a mystery-thriller movie that was released in 2018, is based on Shirley Jackson’s 1962 book of the same name. Merricat Blackwood, the title character, is played by Farmiga. After a family catastrophe six years prior, Merricat, Constance (Alexandra Daddario), and their Uncle Julian (Crispin Glover) live in seclusion in the movie. The family’s hidden secret is threatened when cousin Charles (Sebastian Stan) arrives to steal the family money.
We Have Always Lived in the Castle, which is Farmiga’s highest rated movie, with an approval rating of 88% on Rotten Tomatoes and an overall score of 7.2/10.
What They Had — 87%
In the 2018 drama film Bleecker Street What They Had, the dynamic of a family changes as they struggle with a mother’s illness. Bridget Ertz’s daughter, Emma Ertz, is portrayed by Farmiga (Hilary Swank). On Rotten Tomatoes, the movie garnered an 87% approval rating thanks to its largely favourable reviews.
Wicked City — 18%
American procedural drama Wicked City was broadcast from October 27, 2015, to December 15, 2015. The eight-episode season of the show followed two LAPD officers as they sought for two serial killers terrorising the Sunset Strip who had love ties. Karen McClaren, a journalist who assists the investigator before going missing herself, is played by Farmiga.
Television critics have given Wicked City poor ratings, giving it an 18% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The series has a 4.07/10 average rating.
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