awards & nominations

The Big Short (2015)

Marisa Tomei as "Cynthia Baum"

In 2008, Wall Street guru Michael Burry realizes that a number of subprime home loans are in danger of defaulting. Burry bets against the housing market by throwing more than $1 billion of his investors' money into credit default swaps. His actions attract the attention of banker Jared Vennett (Ryan Gosling), hedge-fund specialist Mark Baum (Steve Carell) and other greedy opportunists. Together, these men make a fortune by taking full advantage of the impending economic collapse in America.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

The Wrestler (2008)

Marisa Tomei as "Cassidy/Pam"

Aging wrestler Randy "The Ram" Robinson (Mickey Rourke) is long past his prime but still ready and rarin' to go on the pro-wrestling circuit. After a particularly brutal beating, however, Randy hangs up his tights, pursues a serious relationship with a long-in-the-tooth stripper (Marisa Tomei), and tries to reconnect with his estranged daughter (Evan Rachel Wood). But he can't resist the lure of the ring and readies himself for a comeback.

Academy Award (2008)NominatedActress in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)NominatedSupporting Actress
Golden Globe (2008)NominatedBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

In the Bedroom (2001)

Marisa Tomei as "Natalie Strout"

Summertime on the coast of Maine, "In the Bedroom" centers on the inner dynamics of a family in transition. Matt Fowler (Tom Wilkinson) is a doctor practicing in his native Maine and is married to New York born Ruth Fowler (Sissy Spacek), a music teacher. He is involved in a love affair with a local single mother (Marisa Tomei). As the beauty of Maine's brief and fleeting summer comes to an end, these characters find themselves in the midst of unimaginable tragedy.

Academy Award (2001)NominatedActress in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (2001)NominatedBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2001)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Unhook the Stars (1996)

Marisa Tomei as "Monica Warren"

Widowed mother Mildred (Gena Rowlands) must suddenly redefine herself and find an outlet for her nurturing side when her adult daughter moves out of the family home. Though Mildred thinks she's found her purpose when her neighbor, overworked single mother Monica (Marisa Tomei), asks her to look after her little boy, J.J. (Jake Lloyd), she has great difficulty learning to strike a healthy balance between giving selflessly to others and remembering to take care of herself.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

My Cousin Vinny (1992)

Marisa Tomei as "Mona Lisa Vito"

New York lawyer Vinny has never won a case. When his teenage cousin Bill and his friend Stan are accused of murder in a backwater Alabama town, it's up to the nervous Vinny to save him from jail, even though he's only ever tried personal injury cases before, and none of them successfully.

Academy Award (1992)WonActress in a Supporting Role

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