Arthur and the Minimoys (2006):
Director: Luc Besson
Madonna’s Part: Voice of Princess Selenia
Plot Outline: Ten-year-old Arthur, in a bid to save his grandfather’s house from being demolished, goes looking for some much-fabled hidden treasure in the land of the Minimoys, a tiny people living in harmony with nature.
I’m Going To Tell You A Secret (2005):
Director: Jonas Akerlund
Madonna’s Part: Plays Herself
Plot Outline: ‘Secret’ is a behind-the-scenes look at Madonna’s “Re-Invention Tour.” It follows the pop icon all the way from dancer auditions to rehearsals, a visit to Israel and the final show.
Die Another Day (2002):
Director: Lee Tamahori
Madonna’s Part: Verity (Fencing Instructor)
Musical Contribution: Theme song, ‘Die Another Day’
Plot Outline: It’s up to James Bond to discover the connection between a North Korean terrorist and an adventurous diamond broker whose looks may be deceiving.
Swept Away (2002):
Director: Guy Ritchie
Madonna’s Part: Amber Leighton
Plot Outline: A snooty socialite is stranded on a Mediterranean island with a communist sailor.
The Next Best Thing (2000):
Director: John Schlesinger
Madonna’s Part: Abbie Reynolds
Musical Contribution: ‘American Pie’, and ‘Time Stood Still’
Plot Outline: Abbie, tired of failed relationships, has a one-night-stand with her gay friend; they agree to raise the resulting baby together.
Director: Alan Parker
Madonna’s Part: Eva Peron
Musical Contribution: Entire soundtrack
Plot Outline: The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-picture Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president and dictator Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.
Girl 6 (1996):
Director: Spike Lee
Madonna’s Part: Boss of Phone Sex Operation
Plot Outline: This Spike Lee film examines the life of an aspiring actress in New York.
Blue In The Face (1995):
Director: Paul Auster and Wayne Wang
Madonna’s Part: Singing Telegram
Plot Outline: Wayne Wang’s follow-up movie to Smoke presents a series of improvisational situations strung together.
Four Rooms (1995):
Director: Quentin Tarantino, Allison Anders, Alexandre Rockwell, and Robert Rodriguez
Madonna’s Part: Elspeth (witch in the segment called ‘The Missing Ingredient’)
Plot Outline: Twelve outrageous guests. Four scandalous requests. And one lone bellhop, in his first day on the job, who’s in for the wildest New year’s Eve of his life.
Dangerous Game (1993):
Director: Abel Ferrara
Madonna’s Part: Sarah Jennings
Plot Outline: A New York film director, working on his latest movie in Los Angeles, begins to reflect the actions in his movie and real life, especially when he begins an affair with the lead actress.
Body Of Evidence (1992):
Director: Uli Edel
Madonna’s Part: Rebecca Carlson
Plot Outline: A woman is accused of killing a man to inherit his millions by having sex with him.
A League Of Their Own (1992):
Director: Penny Marshall
Madonna’s Part: Mae Mordabito (center field)
Musical Contribution: ‘This Used To Be My Playground’
Plot Outline: Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry.
Shadows and Fog (1992):
Director: Woody Allen
Madonna’s Part: Marie
Plot Outline: A small and insignificant bookkeeper, Kleinman, is awoken one night by his neighbours who wants him to help them track down a strangler who has been killing people all over town.
Truth Or Dare (1991):
Director: Alek Keshishian
Madonna’s Part: Herself
Plot Outline: Documentary following Madonna on her controversial Blond Ambition tour in 1990.
Dick Tracy (1990):
Director: Warren Beatty
Madonna’s Part: Breathless Mahoney
Plot Outline: The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice’s united mob.
Bloodhounds Of Broadway (1989):
Director: Howard Brookner
Madonna’s Part: Hortense Hathaway (lounge singer)
Plot Outline: It was New Year’s Eve in New York City, 1928. The champagne was cold, the dolls were red-hot, and everyone who was anyone was there.
Who’s That Girl (1987):
Director: James Foley
Madonna’s Part: Nikki Finn
Musical Contribution: ‘Who’s That Girl’, ‘Causing A Commotion’, ‘The Look Of Love’ and ‘Can’t Stop’
Plot Outline: An uptight New York tax lawyer gets his life turned upside down, all in a single day, when he’s asked to escort a feisty and free-spirited female ex-convict whom asks him to help prove her innocence of her crime.
Shanghai Surprise (1987):
Director: Jim Goddard
Madonna’s Part: Gloria Tatlock
Plot Outline: Glendon Wasey (Sean Penn) is a fortune hunter looking for a fast track out of China. Gloria Tatlock (Madonna) is a missionary nurse seeking the curing powers of opium for her patients. Fate sets them on a hectic, exotic, and even romantic quest for stolen drugs.
Desperately Seeking Susan (1985):
Director: Susan Seidelman
Madonna’s Part: Susan
Musical Contribution: ‘Into The Groove’
Plot Outline: Bored Roberta spots a regular personal ad in the paper titled ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’. She heads off to New York, following one of the ads, and finds Susan.
Vision Quest (1985):
Director: Harold Becker
Madonna’s Part: Singer at Club
Musical Contribution: ‘Crazy For You’ and ‘Gambler’
Plot Outline: The story is about high school wrestler falling in love with a drifter.
A Certain Sacrifice (1979):
Director: Jon Lewicki
Madonna’s Part: Bruna
Plot Outline: A street-wise teen gets herself in a series of circumstances and mishaps in her meaningless existence.