History Creator / JenniferConnelly

3rd Jun '18 2:12:12 AM despoa
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** ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'' while primarily known for Music/DavidBowie providing the majority of {{Fanservice}}, also is known for Jennifer being dressed up in very flattering princess dresses in two scenes.

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** ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'' ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'', while primarily known for Music/DavidBowie providing the majority of {{Fanservice}}, is also is known for Jennifer being dressed up in very flattering princess dresses in two scenes.scenes. In fact, it's this movie that Paul Bettany first saw her in and developed a childhood crush on her as a result.
29th May '18 12:34:57 PM ghidorah15
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* TheChanteuse: Having appeared in Film/DarkCity, she is the page image.

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* TheChanteuse: Having appeared in Film/DarkCity, ''Film/DarkCity'', she is the page image.



** Dyed her normally brown hair blonde for ''Virginia''.
* FakeBrit: Sort of in ''{{Film/Noah}}''. She uses an English-sounding accent to blend in with her cast members. Earlier she had played Emma Darwin with a passable English accent in ''Creation'' opposite husband Paul Bettany as Charles Darwin. [[invoked]]

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** Dyed her normally dark brown hair blonde for ''Virginia''.
* FakeBrit: Sort of in ''{{Film/Noah}}''. She uses an English-sounding accent to blend in with her cast members. Earlier Earlier, she had played Emma Darwin with a passable English accent in ''Creation'' opposite husband Paul Bettany as Charles Darwin. [[invoked]]


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* MsFanservice: See BestKnownForTheFanservice above.
29th Apr '18 3:41:47 PM nombretomado
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* CreatorCouple: She and husband Paul Bettany worked together on ''Shelter'' and ''Creation''. As of 2017, they are also both playing characters in the MarvelCinematicUniverse. [[invoked]]

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* CreatorCouple: She and husband Paul Bettany worked together on ''Shelter'' and ''Creation''. As of 2017, they are also both playing characters in the MarvelCinematicUniverse.Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse. [[invoked]]
27th Apr '18 10:23:03 AM fearlessnikki
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** ''Career Opportunities'' is known for Jennifer wearing a tight cotton tank top, and a famous scene of her {{Gainaxing}} on a mechanical horse. The scene was even used in the marketing, and one of her Yale professors even brought it up.

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** ''Career Opportunities'' is known for Jennifer wearing a tight cotton tank top, and a famous scene of her {{Gainaxing}} on a mechanical horse. The scene was even used in the marketing, and one of her Yale professors even brought it up.up in class.



** ''Film/MulhollandFalls'' is yet another movie remembered for her appearing nude.

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** ''Film/MulhollandFalls'' is yet another movie remembered for about her appearing nude.character having sex tapes as a plot point.
10th Apr '18 6:21:23 PM Hjortron18
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* AbilityOverAppearance: Inverted. Despite having no ballet training, she was cast in ''Film/OnceUponATimeInAmerica'' precisely because of her resemblance to Elizabeth [=McGovern=]. Of course they liked her performance too.

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!!Tropes associated with her:
* AbilityOverAppearance: Inverted. Despite having no ballet training, she was cast in ''Film/OnceUponATimeInAmerica'' precisely because of her resemblance to Elizabeth [=McGovern=]. Of course they liked her performance too. [[invoked]]



* ActorSharedBackground: Both she and her character Marion in ''Film/RequiemForADream'' had fathers who worked in the fashion industry.
* BestKnownForTheFanservice: Ooh boy...

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* ActorSharedBackground: Both she and her character Marion in ''Film/RequiemForADream'' had fathers who worked in the fashion industry.
industry. [[invoked]]
* BestKnownForTheFanservice: Ooh boy... [[invoked]]



* CreatorCouple: She and husband Paul Bettany worked together on ''Shelter'' and ''Creation''. As of 2017, they are also both playing characters in the MarvelCinematicUniverse
* TheDanza: She plays Jenny in ''Film/TheRocketeer'', and Jennifer in ''Phenomena''.
* DyeingForYourArt:

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* CreatorCouple: She and husband Paul Bettany worked together on ''Shelter'' and ''Creation''. As of 2017, they are also both playing characters in the MarvelCinematicUniverse
MarvelCinematicUniverse. [[invoked]]
* TheDanza: She plays Jenny in ''Film/TheRocketeer'', and Jennifer in ''Phenomena''.
''Phenomena''. [[invoked]]
* DyeingForYourArt:DyeingForYourArt: [[invoked]]



* FakeBrit: Sort of in ''{{Film/Noah}}''. She uses an English-sounding accent to blend in with her cast members. Earlier she had played Emma Darwin with a passable English accent in ''Creation'' opposite husband Paul Bettany as Charles Darwin.

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* FakeBrit: Sort of in ''{{Film/Noah}}''. She uses an English-sounding accent to blend in with her cast members. Earlier she had played Emma Darwin with a passable English accent in ''Creation'' opposite husband Paul Bettany as Charles Darwin. [[invoked]]



* NonSingingVoice: Her singing is dubbed in the theatrical release of ''Film/DarkCity'', but her actual voice is used in the Director's Cut.
* OldShame: She's slightly embarrassed by her performance in ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'', not helped by critics ripping it to shreds when the film was first released. But this seems to have diminished with time; she participated in the 30th anniversary DVD release's new bonus features and filmed a special introduction for the Fathom Events two-night theatrical reissue in September 2016.
* RomanceOnTheSet: With Paul Bettany during ''Film/ABeautifulMind''. They married without dating in the interim.
* SeparatedAtBirthCasting: ''Film/OnceUponATimeInAmerica'' sees her playing [[TimeShiftedActor the younger version of Elizabeth McGovern]]. The two look very alike.
* StarMakingRole: ''Film/RequiemForADream'' marked the point where Jennifer transitioned from MsFanservice roles to more serious, respected characters.
* ThoseTwoActors:

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* NonSingingVoice: Her singing is dubbed in the theatrical release of ''Film/DarkCity'', but her actual voice is used in the Director's Cut.
Cut. [[invoked]]
* OldShame: She's slightly embarrassed by her performance in ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'', not helped by critics ripping it to shreds when the film was first released. But this seems to have diminished with time; she participated in the 30th anniversary DVD release's new bonus features and filmed a special introduction for the Fathom Events two-night theatrical reissue in September 2016.
2016. [[invoked]]
* RomanceOnTheSet: With Paul Bettany during ''Film/ABeautifulMind''. They married without dating in the interim.
interim. [[invoked]]
* SeparatedAtBirthCasting: ''Film/OnceUponATimeInAmerica'' sees her playing [[TimeShiftedActor the younger version of Elizabeth McGovern]]. The two look very alike.
alike. [[invoked]]
* StarMakingRole: ''Film/RequiemForADream'' marked the point where Jennifer transitioned from MsFanservice roles to more serious, respected characters.
characters. [[invoked]]
* ThoseTwoActors:ThoseTwoActors: [[invoked]]



* ThrowItIn: Jennifer prepared for ''Film/RequiemForADream'' by making her own clothes - as Marion is a dress designer. She ended up wearing most of her own wardrobe in the film.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:

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* ThrowItIn: Jennifer prepared for ''Film/RequiemForADream'' by making her own clothes - as Marion is a dress designer. She ended up wearing most of her own wardrobe in the film.
film. [[invoked]]
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:WhatCouldHaveBeen: [[invoked]]



** A love scene was filmed for ''Film/ABeautifulMind'', but cut from the final film.

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** A love scene was filmed for ''Film/ABeautifulMind'', but cut from the final film.film.

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20th Mar '18 12:55:05 PM costanton11
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* AbilityOverAppearance: Inverted. Despite having no ballet training, she was cast in ''Film/OnceUponATimeInAmerica'' precisely because of her resemblance to Elizabeth [=McGovern=]. Of course they liked her performance too.
* ActorAllusion:
** Three films feature the same specific shot where Jennifer's character stands at the end of a pier looking out to the sea - ''Film/DarkCity'', ''Film/RequiemForADream'' and ''Film/HouseOfSandAndFog''. While filming the third, her reaction was "how many times have I done this already?"
** In two films she has played the devoted wife to a brilliant but insane Russell Crowe - ''Film/ABeautifulMind'' and ''{{Film/Noah}}''.
** She's played a 'Sarah Williams' in both ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'' and ''Film/WakingTheDead''.
* ActorSharedBackground: Both she and her character Marion in ''Film/RequiemForADream'' had fathers who worked in the fashion industry.
* BestKnownForTheFanservice: Ooh boy...
** ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'' while primarily known for Music/DavidBowie providing the majority of {{Fanservice}}, also is known for Jennifer being dressed up in very flattering princess dresses in two scenes.
** ''Career Opportunities'' is known for Jennifer wearing a tight cotton tank top, and a famous scene of her {{Gainaxing}} on a mechanical horse. The scene was even used in the marketing, and one of her Yale professors even brought it up.
** ''The Hot Spot'' is remembered for her first nude scene.
** ''Film/MulhollandFalls'' is yet another movie remembered for her appearing nude.
** ''Film/TheRocketeer'' for a scene where she puts on a stocking, and wears a tight white gown that shows plenty of cleavage in the latter half of the movie.
** ''Film/RequiemForADream'' even feels the effects of this trope, for the scene of Jennifer's character performing a lesbian sex show. The scene is shot and directed as FanDisservice - as [[spoiler: she's prostituting herself in exchange for drugs, and drugging herself so she can get through them]]. However porn sites have used the scene out of context, turning the horror into straight titillation.
* TheChanteuse: Having appeared in Film/DarkCity, she is the page image.
* CreatorCouple: She and husband Paul Bettany worked together on ''Shelter'' and ''Creation''. As of 2017, they are also both playing characters in the MarvelCinematicUniverse
* TheDanza: She plays Jenny in ''Film/TheRocketeer'', and Jennifer in ''Phenomena''.
* DyeingForYourArt:
** She normally has long hair, but cut it rather drastically into a bob for the movie ''Crime/Fly''.
** She also lost weight to play a homeless woman in ''Shelter''.
** Dyed her normally brown hair blonde for ''Virginia''.
* FakeBrit: Sort of in ''{{Film/Noah}}''. She uses an English-sounding accent to blend in with her cast members. Earlier she had played Emma Darwin with a passable English accent in ''Creation'' opposite husband Paul Bettany as Charles Darwin.
* FormerChildStar: {{Averted}}. She has come a long way from ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'' and other teen roles to become the respected adult actress she is today.
* NonSingingVoice: Her singing is dubbed in the theatrical release of ''Film/DarkCity'', but her actual voice is used in the Director's Cut.
* OldShame: She's slightly embarrassed by her performance in ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'', not helped by critics ripping it to shreds when the film was first released. But this seems to have diminished with time; she participated in the 30th anniversary DVD release's new bonus features and filmed a special introduction for the Fathom Events two-night theatrical reissue in September 2016.
* RomanceOnTheSet: With Paul Bettany during ''Film/ABeautifulMind''. They married without dating in the interim.
* SeparatedAtBirthCasting: ''Film/OnceUponATimeInAmerica'' sees her playing [[TimeShiftedActor the younger version of Elizabeth McGovern]]. The two look very alike.
* StarMakingRole: ''Film/RequiemForADream'' marked the point where Jennifer transitioned from MsFanservice roles to more serious, respected characters.
* ThoseTwoActors:
** Jennifer Connelly acted with Josh Lucas in both ''Film/ABeautifulMind'' and ''Film/{{Hulk}}''.
** Connelly also acted with Creator/NickNolte in ''Film/MulhollandFalls'', ''Film/{{Hulk}}'' and ''Film/{{Noah}}''.
* ThrowItIn: Jennifer prepared for ''Film/RequiemForADream'' by making her own clothes - as Marion is a dress designer. She ended up wearing most of her own wardrobe in the film.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Veronica in ''{{Film/Heathers}}'' was written for her, but she turned it down, and Creator/WinonaRyder played the part.
** She auditioned for Sarah in ''Film/TheAccused'', Charlie in ''{{Film/Firestarter}}'' and Diane Court in ''Film/SayAnything''.
** A love scene was filmed for ''Film/ABeautifulMind'', but cut from the final film.
17th Mar '18 2:34:37 PM cwf123
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* AbilityOverAppearance: Inverted. Despite having no ballet training, she was cast in ''Film/OnceUponATimeInAmerica'' precisely because of her resemblance to Elizabeth [=McGovern=]. Of course they liked her performance too.
* ActorAllusion:
** Three films feature the same specific shot where Jennifer's character stands at the end of a pier looking out to the sea - ''Film/DarkCity'', ''Film/RequiemForADream'' and ''Film/HouseOfSandAndFog''. While filming the third, her reaction was "how many times have I done this already?"
** In two films she has played the devoted wife to a brilliant but insane Russell Crowe - ''Film/ABeautifulMind'' and ''{{Film/Noah}}''.
** She's played a 'Sarah Williams' in both ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'' and ''Film/WakingTheDead''.
* ActorSharedBackground: Both she and her character Marion in ''Film/RequiemForADream'' had fathers who worked in the fashion industry.
* BestKnownForTheFanservice: Ooh boy...
** ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'' while primarily known for Music/DavidBowie providing the majority of {{Fanservice}}, also is known for Jennifer being dressed up in very flattering princess dresses in two scenes.
** ''Career Opportunities'' is known for Jennifer wearing a tight cotton tank top, and a famous scene of her {{Gainaxing}} on a mechanical horse. The scene was even used in the marketing, and one of her Yale professors even brought it up.
** ''The Hot Spot'' is remembered for her first nude scene.
** ''Film/MulhollandFalls'' is yet another movie remembered for her appearing nude.
** ''Film/TheRocketeer'' for a scene where she puts on a stocking, and wears a tight white gown that shows plenty of cleavage in the latter half of the movie.
** ''Film/RequiemForADream'' even feels the effects of this trope, for the scene of Jennifer's character performing a lesbian sex show. The scene is shot and directed as FanDisservice - as [[spoiler: she's prostituting herself in exchange for drugs, and drugging herself so she can get through them]]. However porn sites have used the scene out of context, turning the horror into straight titillation.
* TheChanteuse: Having appeared in Film/DarkCity, she is the page image.
* CreatorCouple: She and husband Paul Bettany worked together on ''Shelter'' and ''Creation''. As of 2017, they are also both playing characters in the MarvelCinematicUniverse
* TheDanza: She plays Jenny in ''Film/TheRocketeer'', and Jennifer in ''Phenomena''.
* DyeingForYourArt:
** She normally has long hair, but cut it rather drastically into a bob for the movie ''Crime/Fly''.
** She also lost weight to play a homeless woman in ''Shelter''.
** Dyed her normally brown hair blonde for ''Virginia''.
* FakeBrit: Sort of in ''{{Film/Noah}}''. She uses an English-sounding accent to blend in with her cast members. Earlier she had played Emma Darwin with a passable English accent in ''Creation'' opposite husband Paul Bettany as Charles Darwin.
* FormerChildStar: {{Averted}}. She has come a long way from ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'' and other teen roles to become the respected adult actress she is today.
* NonSingingVoice: Her singing is dubbed in the theatrical release of ''Film/DarkCity'', but her actual voice is used in the Director's Cut.
* OldShame: She's slightly embarrassed by her performance in ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'', not helped by critics ripping it to shreds when the film was first released. But this seems to have diminished with time; she participated in the 30th anniversary DVD release's new bonus features and filmed a special introduction for the Fathom Events two-night theatrical reissue in September 2016.
* RomanceOnTheSet: With Paul Bettany during ''Film/ABeautifulMind''. They married without dating in the interim.
* SeparatedAtBirthCasting: ''Film/OnceUponATimeInAmerica'' sees her playing [[TimeShiftedActor the younger version of Elizabeth McGovern]]. The two look very alike.
* StarMakingRole: ''Film/RequiemForADream'' marked the point where Jennifer transitioned from MsFanservice roles to more serious, respected characters.
* ThoseTwoActors:
** Jennifer Connelly acted with Josh Lucas in both ''Film/ABeautifulMind'' and ''Film/{{Hulk}}''.
** Connelly also acted with Creator/NickNolte in ''Film/MulhollandFalls'', ''Film/{{Hulk}}'' and ''Film/{{Noah}}''.
* ThrowItIn: Jennifer prepared for ''Film/RequiemForADream'' by making her own clothes - as Marion is a dress designer. She ended up wearing most of her own wardrobe in the film.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Veronica in ''{{Film/Heathers}}'' was written for her, but she turned it down, and Creator/WinonaRyder played the part.
** She auditioned for Sarah in ''Film/TheAccused'', Charlie in ''{{Film/Firestarter}}'' and Diane Court in ''Film/SayAnything''.
** A love scene was filmed for ''Film/ABeautifulMind'', but cut from the final film.

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* AbilityOverAppearance: Inverted. Despite having no ballet training, she was cast in ''Film/OnceUponATimeInAmerica'' precisely because of her resemblance to Elizabeth [=McGovern=]. Of course they liked her performance too.
* ActorAllusion:
** Three films feature the same specific shot where Jennifer's character stands at the end of a pier looking out to the sea - ''Film/DarkCity'', ''Film/RequiemForADream'' and ''Film/HouseOfSandAndFog''. While filming the third, her reaction was "how many times have I done this already?"
** In two films she has played the devoted wife to a brilliant but insane Russell Crowe - ''Film/ABeautifulMind'' and ''{{Film/Noah}}''.
** She's played a 'Sarah Williams' in both ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'' and ''Film/WakingTheDead''.
* ActorSharedBackground: Both she and her character Marion in ''Film/RequiemForADream'' had fathers who worked in the fashion industry.
* BestKnownForTheFanservice: Ooh boy...
** ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'' while primarily known for Music/DavidBowie providing the majority of {{Fanservice}}, also is known for Jennifer being dressed up in very flattering princess dresses in two scenes.
** ''Career Opportunities'' is known for Jennifer wearing a tight cotton tank top, and a famous scene of her {{Gainaxing}} on a mechanical horse. The scene was even used in the marketing, and one of her Yale professors even brought it up.
** ''The Hot Spot'' is remembered for her first nude scene.
** ''Film/MulhollandFalls'' is yet another movie remembered for her appearing nude.
** ''Film/TheRocketeer'' for a scene where she puts on a stocking, and wears a tight white gown that shows plenty of cleavage in the latter half of the movie.
** ''Film/RequiemForADream'' even feels the effects of this trope, for the scene of Jennifer's character performing a lesbian sex show. The scene is shot and directed as FanDisservice - as [[spoiler: she's prostituting herself in exchange for drugs, and drugging herself so she can get through them]]. However porn sites have used the scene out of context, turning the horror into straight titillation.
* TheChanteuse: Having appeared in Film/DarkCity, she is the page image.
* CreatorCouple: She and husband Paul Bettany worked together on ''Shelter'' and ''Creation''. As of 2017, they are also both playing characters in the MarvelCinematicUniverse
* TheDanza: She plays Jenny in ''Film/TheRocketeer'', and Jennifer in ''Phenomena''.
* DyeingForYourArt:
** She normally has long hair, but cut it rather drastically into a bob for the movie ''Crime/Fly''.
** She also lost weight to play a homeless woman in ''Shelter''.
** Dyed her normally brown hair blonde for ''Virginia''.
* FakeBrit: Sort of in ''{{Film/Noah}}''. She uses an English-sounding accent to blend in with her cast members. Earlier she had played Emma Darwin with a passable English accent in ''Creation'' opposite husband Paul Bettany as Charles Darwin.
* FormerChildStar: {{Averted}}. She has come a long way from ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'' and other teen roles to become the respected adult actress she is today.
* NonSingingVoice: Her singing is dubbed in the theatrical release of ''Film/DarkCity'', but her actual voice is used in the Director's Cut.
* OldShame: She's slightly embarrassed by her performance in ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'', not helped by critics ripping it to shreds when the film was first released. But this seems to have diminished with time; she participated in the 30th anniversary DVD release's new bonus features and filmed a special introduction for the Fathom Events two-night theatrical reissue in September 2016.
* RomanceOnTheSet: With Paul Bettany during ''Film/ABeautifulMind''. They married without dating in the interim.
* SeparatedAtBirthCasting: ''Film/OnceUponATimeInAmerica'' sees her playing [[TimeShiftedActor the younger version of Elizabeth McGovern]]. The two look very alike.
* StarMakingRole: ''Film/RequiemForADream'' marked the point where Jennifer transitioned from MsFanservice roles to more serious, respected characters.
* ThoseTwoActors:
** Jennifer Connelly acted with Josh Lucas in both ''Film/ABeautifulMind'' and ''Film/{{Hulk}}''.
** Connelly also acted with Creator/NickNolte in ''Film/MulhollandFalls'', ''Film/{{Hulk}}'' and ''Film/{{Noah}}''.
* ThrowItIn: Jennifer prepared for ''Film/RequiemForADream'' by making her own clothes - as Marion is a dress designer. She ended up wearing most of her own wardrobe in the film.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Veronica in ''{{Film/Heathers}}'' was written for her, but she turned it down, and Creator/WinonaRyder played the part.
** She auditioned for Sarah in ''Film/TheAccused'', Charlie in ''{{Film/Firestarter}}'' and Diane Court in ''Film/SayAnything''.
** A love scene was filmed for ''Film/ABeautifulMind'', but cut from the final film.
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28th Feb '18 6:50:48 PM ANTMuddle
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* TheChanteuse: Having appeared in Film/DarkCity, she is the page image.
29th Dec '17 8:31:16 AM Dancedom
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* ''Career Opportunities'' (1991)



* ''Film/HigherLearning'' (1995)
* ''Film/MulhollandFalls'' (1996)



* ''Film/HouseOfSandAndFog'' (2005)

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* ''Film/{{Hulk}}'' (2003)
* ''Film/HouseOfSandAndFog'' (2005)(2003)
27th Dec '17 7:23:42 PM costanton11
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* AbilityOverAppearance: Inverted. Despite having no ballet training, she was cast in ''Film/OnceUponATimeInAmerica'' precisely because of her resemblance to Elizabeth [=McGovern=]. Of course they liked her performance too.
* ActorAllusion:
** Three films feature the same specific shot where Jennifer's character stands at the end of a pier looking out to the sea - ''Film/DarkCity'', ''Film/RequiemForADream'' and ''Film/HouseOfSandAndFog''. While filming the third, her reaction was "how many times have I done this already?"
** In two films she has played the devoted wife to a brilliant but insane Russell Crowe - ''Film/ABeautifulMind'' and ''{{Film/Noah}}''.
** She's played a 'Sarah Williams' in both ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'' and ''Film/WakingTheDead''.
* ActorSharedBackground: Both she and her character Marion in ''Film/RequiemForADream'' had fathers who worked in the fashion industry.
* BestKnownForTheFanservice: Ooh boy...
** ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'' while primarily known for Music/DavidBowie providing the majority of {{Fanservice}}, also is known for Jennifer being dressed up in very flattering princess dresses in two scenes.
** ''Career Opportunities'' is known for Jennifer wearing a tight cotton tank top, and a famous scene of her {{Gainaxing}} on a mechanical horse. The scene was even used in the marketing, and one of her Yale professors even brought it up.
** ''The Hot Spot'' is remembered for her first nude scene.
** ''Film/MulhollandFalls'' is yet another movie remembered for her appearing nude.
** ''Film/TheRocketeer'' for a scene where she puts on a stocking, and wears a tight white gown that shows plenty of cleavage in the latter half of the movie.
** ''Film/RequiemForADream'' even feels the effects of this trope, for the scene of Jennifer's character performing a lesbian sex show. The scene is shot and directed as FanDisservice - as [[spoiler: she's prostituting herself in exchange for drugs, and drugging herself so she can get through them]]. However porn sites have used the scene out of context, turning the horror into straight titillation.
* CreatorCouple: She and husband Paul Bettany worked together on ''Shelter'' and ''Creation''. As of 2017, they are also both playing characters in the MarvelCinematicUniverse
* TheDanza: She plays Jenny in ''Film/TheRocketeer'', and Jennifer in ''Phenomena''.
* DyeingForYourArt:
** She normally has long hair, but cut it rather drastically into a bob for the movie ''Crime/Fly''.
** She also lost weight to play a homeless woman in ''Shelter''.
** Dyed her normally brown hair blonde for ''Virginia''.
* FakeBrit: Sort of in ''{{Film/Noah}}''. She uses an English-sounding accent to blend in with her cast members. Earlier she had played Emma Darwin with a passable English accent in ''Creation'' opposite husband Paul Bettany as Charles Darwin.
* FormerChildStar: {{Averted}}. She has come a long way from ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'' and other teen roles to become the respected adult actress she is today.
* NonSingingVoice: Her singing is dubbed in the theatrical release of ''Film/DarkCity'', but her actual voice is used in the Director's Cut.
* OldShame: She's slightly embarrassed by her performance in ''{{Film/Labyrinth}}'', not helped by critics ripping it to shreds when the film was first released. But this seems to have diminished with time; she participated in the 30th anniversary DVD release's new bonus features and filmed a special introduction for the Fathom Events two-night theatrical reissue in September 2016.
* RomanceOnTheSet: With Paul Bettany during ''Film/ABeautifulMind''. They married without dating in the interim.
* SeparatedAtBirthCasting: ''Film/OnceUponATimeInAmerica'' sees her playing [[TimeShiftedActor the younger version of Elizabeth McGovern]]. The two look very alike.
* StarMakingRole: ''Film/RequiemForADream'' marked the point where Jennifer transitioned from MsFanservice roles to more serious, respected characters.
* ThoseTwoActors:
** Jennifer Connelly acted with Josh Lucas in both ''Film/ABeautifulMind'' and ''Film/{{Hulk}}''.
** Connelly also acted with Creator/NickNolte in ''Film/MulhollandFalls'', ''Film/{{Hulk}}'' and ''Film/{{Noah}}''.
* ThrowItIn: Jennifer prepared for ''Film/RequiemForADream'' by making her own clothes - as Marion is a dress designer. She ended up wearing most of her own wardrobe in the film.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Veronica in ''{{Film/Heathers}}'' was written for her, but she turned it down, and Creator/WinonaRyder played the part.
** She auditioned for Sarah in ''Film/TheAccused'', Charlie in ''{{Film/Firestarter}}'' and Diane Court in ''Film/SayAnything''.
** A love scene was filmed for ''Film/ABeautifulMind'', but cut from the final film.
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