Dina Meyer’s Biography
Dina Meyer is an American actress who was born on December 22, 1968. Before gaining a prominent part opposite Keanu Reeves in the 1995 film Johnny Mnemonic, she began her career by playing a recurrent character on the Fox adolescent drama series Beverly Hills, 90210.
In the movies Dragonheart (1996), Starship Troopers (1997), Bats (1999), D-Tox (2002), and Star Trek: Nemesis, Meyer has played a multitude of characters (2002). In the Saw movie series, she portrayed Detective Allison Kerry. On television, Meyer appeared in Point Pleasant (2000) and Secret Agent Man (2000) as well as Birds of Prey (2002-03) as Barbara Gordon/Oracle/Batgirl (2005).
Meyer was born in New York’s Queens. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Long Island University in Brookville, New York, in 1991. She had three years of acting instruction at New York’s Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre.
Top 20 Dina Meyer Movies List
1. Saw (2004)
The Saw movie was released in 2004 and stars Dina Meyer as Detective Allison Kerry. James Wan is the film’s director, while Leigh Whannell is its screenwriter. The IMDB rating for the Saw movie is 7.5/10. The role of Dina Meyer in the Saw movie is that of a detective who is investigating a series of murders.
2. Starship Troopers (1997)
Paul Verhoeven and Edward Neumeier’s Starship Troopers is a 1997 American military science fiction action movie. It is set in the future when the Earth is under attack by a race of giant insect-like aliens known as “the bugs”. The film follows the story of a group of soldiers sent to fight the bugs on a distant planet. Dina Meyer plays Dizzy Flores, one of the soldiers in the unit. The film was met with mixed reviews from critics, but was a box office success, grossing over $120 million worldwide.
The IMDB rating for Starship Troopers is 7.0, indicating generally favorable reviews. Meyer’s performance was praised by most critics, with Roger Ebert stating that she “does well with the material she’s given”.
3. Saw II (2005)
‘Saw II’ is a 2005 horror movie that was written by Leigh Whannell and directed by Darren Lynn Bousman. Dina Meyer plays the role of Dr. Ginger Sephora, a medical examiner who helps investigate the murders committed by Jigsaw. The movie has an IMDB rating of 6.8 out of 10 and was nominated for several awards, including the MTV Movie Award for Best Horror Movie.
4. DragonHeart (1996)
American fantasy adventure film “DragonHeart” was released in 1996 and was directed by Rob Cohen. The film stars Dennis Quaid, Sean Connery, David Thewlis, Pete Postlethwaite, Dina Meyer, and Julie Christie.
The story centers on a young prince who teams up with a dragon to stop an evil king from conquering his kingdom. Dina Meyer plays the role of Gwendolyn, the princess who falls in love with the young prince.
The movie has an IMDB rating of 6.7 and received generally positive reviews from critics. Dina Meyer’s performance was praised by most reviewers.
5. Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
Based on the same-named television series developed by Gene Roddenberry, Stuart Baird’s 2002 American science fiction picture is called Star Trek: Nemesis. It is the tenth and final installment in the Star Trek film series, as well as the third and final film to star the cast of the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation. The film stars Patrick Stewart and William Shatner and features an appearance by Dina Meyer.
The film’s plot follows Captain Jean-Luc Picard (Stewart) and his crew on their quest to stop a Reman named Shinzon (Tom Hardy) from destroying Earth. Dina Meyer plays Commander Donatra, a member of the Romulan military who helps Picard stop Shinzon. The film was negatively received by critics and earned $67 million against its $120 million budget. It holds a rating of 22% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Dina Meyer’s performance in the film was met with mixed reviews. Michael O’Sullivan of The Washington Post said that she “brings a touch of glamour and more than a sprinkle of sex appeal” to her role.
6. Clarity (IV) (2015)
‘Clarity (IV)’ is a 2015 mystery-thriller film directed by Jamie Nash and starring Dina Meyer, Tom Sizemore, and Donal Logue. The film follows a psychiatrist who becomes obsessed with understanding the mind of a serial killer.
The film has a rating of 6.2 on IMDB and Dina Meyer’s role was praised by some reviewers.
7. Saw III (2006)
Saw III is a 2006 American horror film directed by Darren Lynn Bousman and written by Leigh Whannell. It is the third installment of the Saw franchise and stars Tobin Bell, Shawnee Smith, and Dina Meyer.
The film focuses on two men, Amanda (Shawnee Smith) and Jeff (Tobin Bell), who are chained to opposite sides of a bathroom. Between them is a corpse holding a revolver with five rounds remaining in the chamber. The men are given instructions to kill each other or the corpse will shoot them both.
Saw III received mixed reviews from critics but was a box office success, grossing over $113 million worldwide.
Dina Meyer played the role of Detective Allison Kerry in Saw III. The character was a seasoned detective who was called in to help investigate the Jigsaw murders. She was a major character in the film and was involved in some of the most iconic scenes.
The IMDB rating for Saw III is 7.2/10.
8. Stranger Than Fiction (2000)
Dina Meyer’s most notable performance to date was in the movie ‘Stranger Than Fiction’. The film follows the life of Harold Crick, an IRS auditor who starts to hear a voice in his head that narrates his life. Dina Meyer plays the role of Kay Eiffel, a struggling author who is responsible for Harold’s narration.
The movie has a rating of 7.8 on IMDB and was generally well-received by critics. Dina Meyer’s performance was praised, with many reviewers stating that she stole the show.
9. The Movie Hero (2003)
The Movie Hero is a 2003 American drama film written and directed by David Mackenzie. Dina Meyer stars as a Hollywood actress who becomes disillusioned with her career and the superficiality of the entertainment industry. The film also stars Brian Cox, Jeanne Tripplehorn, and Harry Lennix.
The Movie Hero has a rating of 5.7 on IMDB. Meyer’s performance in the film was praised by many critics, with James Berardinelli of ReelViews calling her “the best thing in the movie.”
10. Saw IV (2007)
The fourth installment in the Saw franchise, Saw IV was released in 2007. Dina Meyer played the role of Detective Allison Kerry in the movie. The IMDB rating for Saw IV is 6.9, indicating that the movie is generally well-liked by viewers. Kerry is a detective who is investigating the Jigsaw Killer, and her character is integral to the plot of the movie.
11. Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
‘Johnny Mnemonic’ is a 1995 science fiction action film starring Keanu Reeves, Dina Meyer, and Ice-T. The film is based on the short story of the same name by William Gibson. It tells the story of a man who has to transport important data in his head because regular storage methods are too dangerous.
The movie has a 6.2 rating on IMDB and was generally panned by critics. Dina Meyer’s performance was praised, however, with some calling her the only good thing about the movie.
12. Piranha 3D (2010)
The 2010 American horror movie “Piranha 3D” was helmed by Alexandre Aja. The screenplay by Pete Goldfinger and Josh Stolberg was partly inspired by the 1978 horror classic ‘Piranha’. Dina Meyer had a lead role in this movie. The movie has an IMDB rating of 5.6/10.
The movie is about a group of college students who go to Lake Victoria for spring break, only to find that the place has been taken over by giant piranhas. Dina Meyer plays the role of Deputy Sheriff Fallon, who is trying to keep the peace and protect the tourists. The movie was generally panned by critics, but it did fairly well at the box office.
13. Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars (2017)
“Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars” is a 2017 American science fiction action film directed by Shinji Aramaki and written by Edward Neumeier. It is the fourth installment in the Starship Troopers film series, and a sequel to the 2013 film “Starship Troopers: Invasion”. Dina Meyer reprises her role as Dizzy Flores from the original movie.
The film has a 6.8/10 rating on IMDb, based on 1,711 votes. Dina Meyer’s performance was praised by critics, with some calling it the “highlight” of the movie.
14. The Evil Within (2017)
Dina Meyer starred in the movie The Evil Within which was released in 2017. The movie has an IMDB rating of 5.6 out of 10. Dina Meyer played the role of Detective Kerry in the movie. The Evil Within is a horror movie about a detective who investigates a series of murders and then gets framed for them. Dina Meyer did a great job in this movie and her performance was highly praised by fans and critics alike.
15. Eye See You (2002)
‘Eye See You’ is a 2002 American thriller film directed by Court Crandall and starring Dina Meyer, Cuba Gooding Jr., and Powers Boothe. On February 8, 2002, the movie was released in the US.5
The film follows FBI agent Snipes (Gooding Jr.) as he investigates the death of a fellow agent and tracks down the killer, who has gone into hiding. In the process, Snipes becomes obsessed with the killer’s girlfriend, Daphne (Meyer).
The film received mixed reviews from critics. Rotten Tomatoes has a score of 43% based on reviews from 15 critics. Metacritic has a score of 47 out of 100, based on six reviews.
Dina Meyer’s performance was praised by most critics. However, Gooding Jr.’s performance was met with mixed reactions.
16. Line of Duty (2019)
Line of Duty is a 2019 American action thriller film directed by Steven S. DeKnight and written by Travis Beacham, from a story by Beacham and DeKnight. It stars Dina Meyer, Viola Davis, Wendell Pierce, Noah Wyle, and Harry Lennix.
The film follows a team of American soldiers who are sent to the Middle East to stop a terrorist attack. However, they soon find themselves in the middle of a conspiracy that could have global consequences. Dina Meyer’s performance has been praised.
17. Fishes ‘n Loaves: Heaven Sent (2016)
Fishes ‘n Loaves: Heaven Sent, the movie was filmed in 2014 but released in 2016. It is a family drama about a mother and her son. Dina Meyer plays the role of the mother, and her son is played by actor Michael Welch. The movie has a rating of 5.8 on IMDB, indicating that it is not one of Dina Meyer’s better-rated movies. However, the movie still tells an interesting story, and Dina Meyer’s performance is solid.
18. A Dogwalker’s Christmas Tale (2015)
‘A Dogwalker’s Christmas Tale’ is a 2015 American Christmas family comedy film directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith. The film stars Dina Meyer, Kaitlyn Dever, Patrick Warburton, and Jean Louisa Kelly. It was released direct-to-DVD on November 3, 2015.
The film follows dogwalker Kate (Kaitlyn Dever) as she takes care of a group of dogs during the Christmas holiday. Her business starts to pick up when she is hired by the wealthy and uptight Anderson family. Kate soon finds herself in the middle of a family feud when she becomes close with the Andersons’ daughter Lily (Dina Meyer) and clashes with her mother (Jean Louisa Kelly).
Dina Meyer played the role of Lily Anderson in ‘A Dogwalker’s Christmas Tale’.
19. Unbelievable (2020)
“Unbelievable” is a 2020 American drama film directed by Susannah Grant and written by Susannah Grant and Michael Schur. The film stars Reese Witherspoon, Toni Collette, Merritt Wever, Dina Meyer, and Bill Camp. It will be released on September 20, 2019, by Netflix.
The film follows three female detectives in rural Colorado who team up to investigate a serial rapist and his potential accomplices.
It has a 7.8 rating on IMDb. Dina Meyer plays the role of Detective Karen Duvall.
20. Turbulence (IV) (2016)
In the movie ‘Turbulence (IV)’, Dina Meyer plays the role of a passenger who is caught up in a dangerous situation. The movie has a rating of 5.8 on IMDB, and is described as “A mother and her two children are on board a plane that is hijacked by terrorists.” Dina Meyer’s performance in this movie is praised by many, with one reviewer writing that she “gives an excellent performance as the panicked passenger.”