Kissing Jessica Stein
Plot: An adorable comedy starring Jessica Westfeldt and Heather Juergensen about a sexually confused New Yorker who takes comfort in a homosexual relationship.
Description: Very small, walk-on role as a bridesmaid at a wedding
Look For!: check out the deleted scenes on the DVD, one includes Idina acting like a smitten kitten with the leading man!
Just a Kiss
Plot: A group of 30-something New Yorkers, struggling with the affairs (literally) in their love lives, get the chance to turn back the clock for “do-overs”.
Description: Appears early on in the film as a dirty-mouthed, sexually driven woman whom the male lead, Dag (Ron Eldard), picks up at a bar.
Plot: A modern film about a college-age woman named Sarabeth (played by Marla Sokoloff) and her relationship with her very traditional American-Jewish family.
Description: Plays Sarabeth’s older, slightly more traditional, sister in the film – she’s got a great supporting role here.
RENT, the movie
Plot: Based on Jonathan Larson’s award-winning Broadway musical, the film chronicles a group of New York artists struggling with identity and artistic integrity in an HIV-positive world.
Description: Reprising the role she created on AND off-Broadway, she plays a sexy lesbian performance artist struggling to live an artist’s life in New York City with her lover and friends.
Ask the Dust
Plot: Set in 1930s Los Angeles, the story follows Arturo Bandini (Colin Farrell), an Italian-American aspiring writer, Camilla (Salma Hayek), a Mexican woman who hopes to marry an American, and their tumultuous relationship.
Description: Appears as a emotionally shaken women who falls in love with Arturo, and who eventually becomes his muse.
Plot: A new Disney musical combining traditional animation with live-action, Giselle , a princess-in-waiting, is banished by an evil queen, Narissa from the cartoon world of Andalasia to the hardened world of present-day New York, after falling in love with a handsome Prince.
Description: Plays Nancy, a New York fashion designer who is dating Robert (Patrick Dempsey), a single father whom Giselle falls in love with. Nancy eventually travels to the cartoon world.
Plot: Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale The Snow Queen, the film tells the story of a fearless princess who sets off on an epic journey alongside a rugged mountain man, his loyal pet reindeer, and a hapless snowman to find her estranged sister, whose icy powers have inadvertently trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.
Description: Plays Elsa, Queen of Arendelle who exiles herself when her powers of manipulating and creating ice and snow are revealed after a life-time of keeping them secret. Idina also sings in the movie, including “Let It Go” which became a worldwide phenomenon that crossed over onto mainstream radio.
Plot: Elsa the Snow Queen has an extraordinary gift — the power to create ice and snow. But no matter how happy she is to be surrounded by the people of Arendelle, Elsa finds herself strangely unsettled. After hearing a mysterious voice call out to her, Elsa travels to the enchanted forests and dark seas beyond her kingdom — an adventure that soon turns into a journey of self-discovery.
Description: Reprises her starring role as Elsa and also sings!
Plot: A charismatic jeweller makes a high-stakes bet that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. In a precarious high-wire act, he must balance business, family and adversaries on all sides in pursuit of the ultimate win.
Description: Idina plays Adam Sandler’s long-suffering and exasperated wife. She appears in several scenes throughout the movie as well as at the end.
Other Film Projects
Summer of Sam
Plot: A woman visits an island off the New England coast where her sister has mysteriously turned up dead. With the help of a local cop, she desperately tries to find her sister’s murderer.