* AwardSnub: Moviegoers are in near-unanimous agreement that she at least deserved an Academy Award nomination for her performance in Inland Empire.
* HilariousInHindsight: Arguably her ''mother'' Diane Ladd's starring role in ''Film/{{Carnosaur}}'' right after her role in ''Film/JurassicPark''.
** As mentioned on the main page, with a humorous quip Creator/MartinScorsese pretty much predicted her future acting career when she was just a small child.
* HollywoodHomely: Apparently, [[FamilyGuy someone]] thinks she looks like a banana.
* MemeticMutation: The funny face she makes when she cries had been immortalized on the internet.
* NeverLiveItDown: Didn't receive work for more than a year after her appearance as Susan in the controversial "Puppy Episode" of [[Series/EllenEllen]].
* TheWoobie: In 1999, while she was away filming a movie, her then-fiance Billy Bob Thornton dumped her to hook up with AngelinaJolie.