Elisabeth Judson Shue (born October 6, 1963 in Wilmington, Delaware) is an American actress, best known for her starring roles in the films The Karate Kid (1984), Adventures in Babysitting (1987), Cocktail (1988), Back to the Future Part II (1989), Back to the Future Part III (1990), Soapdish (1991), Leaving Las Vegas (1995), The Saint (1997), Hollow Man (2000), and Piranha 3D (2010). She has won several acting awards and has been nominated for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a BAFTA. She starred as Julie Finlay in the CBS procedural forensics crime drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation from 2012 to 2015.
- The Karate Kid (1984) as Ali Mills
- Link (1986) as Jane Chase
- Adventures in Babysitting (1987) as Chris Parker
- Cocktail (1988) as Jordan Mooney
- Back to the Future Part II (1989) as Jennifer Parker
- Back to the Future Part III (1990) as Jennifer Parker
- The Marrying Man (1991) as Adele Horner
- Soapdish (1991) as Lori Craven/"Angelique"
- Heart and Souls (1993) as Anne
- Leaving Las Vegas (1995) as Sera
- The Saint (1997) as Dr. Emma Russell
- Deconstructing Harry (1997) as Fay
- City of Angels (1998) as Pregnant woman (uncredited)
- Cousin Bette (1998) as Jenny Cadine
- Molly (1999) as Molly McKay
- Hollow Man (2000) as Linda McKay
- Tuck Everlasting (2002) as Narrator
- Mysterious Skin (2004) as Mrs McCormick
- Hide and Seek (2005) as Elizabeth Young
- Hamlet 2 (2008) as Herself
- Piranha 3D (2010) as Julie Forester
- House at the End of the Street (2012) as Sarah Cassidy
- Battle of the Sexes (2017) as Priscilla Wheelan
- Death Wish (2018) as Lucy Kersey
Tropes associated with Elisabeth Shue and her work:
- Dawson Casting: Shue was 21 when she played teenager Ali Mills in The Karate Kid (1984), 24 when she played high school senior Chris Parker in Adventures in Babysitting, and 26 when she played Marty's girlfriend and classmate Jennifer in Back to the Future Part II.
- The Other Darrin: Replaced Claudia Wells as Jennifer Parker in the Back to the Future sequels.
- Spell My Name with an "S": Her first name is Elisabeth, not Elizabeth.