BIRTHDAY SPECIAL: From Adult Romance To Superhero, Here Are Anne Hathaway Best Films

Leela Adwani |Nov 12, 2020

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Anne Hathaway who has been one of the most prominent figures in shaping women’s place in the film industry. Check out her best films list!

From The Princess Diaries to Oscar-winning Les Miserables, it goes without saying that Anne Hathaway has been one of the most prominent figures in shaping women’s place in the film industry. On the occasion of her 37 birthday, take a look at her incredible journey in Hollywood with the list of Anne Hathaway best films.

Hathaway spent most of her childhood in Brooklyn, New York and she was raised from a Roman Catholic family with extremely “strong values.” She graduated from Millburn High School where she had chances to act in several school plays. Her first role was in the television series Get Real in the year 1999 and she truly shot to stardom after her debut film The Princess Diaries in 2001.

The Princess Diaries – 2001

It’s safe to say every little girl wishes to become a princess one day and in the case of Mia Thermopolis (Anne Hathaway), this wish literally comes true. In her film debut, she stepped into a shy teenager’s shoes who has a crush on her best friend’s brother. She is just like any other high school student until the day she figures out that she is the heir to a European kingdom’s throne.

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Her debut role also helped her shoot to fame

Anne Hathaway started with a bang as her role in Princess Diaries was a runaway success and made her become a bankable actor in the film industry.

The Devil Wears Prada – 2006

The second name on the list of Anne Hathaway best films is 2006 hit The Devil Wears Prada. Five years after the success of the teenage role, Hathaway stunned everyone with a much mature image in the film The Devil Wears Prada. It was a box office hit collecting more than $300 million worldwide. Anne played the role of a fresh graduate Andy Sachs who lands a job as a co-assistant to a senior Editor-in-Chief at a leading fashion magazine and how she realizes the toughness of this industry.

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It's one of the first adult roles in the acting career of Anne Hathaway

Get Smart – 2008

Get Smart is a must on the list of Anne Hathaway. The diva lets the audience see the goofy side inside her that has rarely been explored on the silver screen. Playing the role of Agent 99 who is an experienced super spy teaming up with a bumbling man named Maxwell Smart with the purpose of saving the world.

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It's said to be one of the sexiest spy roles in the film industry

Love & Other Drugs – 2010

The film marked the reunion between Anne with her former co-star Jake Gyllenhaal to portray the role of Maggie Murdock who is an open-minded artist but suffers from Parkinson’s disease. Even though the adult romance drama contains quite a bit of nudity, what the makers wanted to deliver in the movie is more than that hot scenes. This is a kind of a film where the audience wants to watch for the playful and sarcastic chemistry between Maggie and Jamie.

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A must watch if you are a fan of romantic-comedy drama

She also got praise for her performance in the film and got nominated for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy at Golden Globe. It's not exaggerated to say it's one of Anne Hathaway best films.

Alice in Wonderland – 2010

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Dreamy image of Anne Hathaway in the film

Alice in Wonderland is another must-watch film by Anne Hathaway if you are a fan of the actress. It’s a live-action dark fantasy adventure movie where she shared the screen space with Hollywood heartthrob Johnny Depp.

The Dark Knight Rises – 2012

Anne proved her as a versatile artist when challenged herself in several kinds of genres. In 2012, she starred in the superhero movie The Dark Knight Rises which is the final installment of The Dark Knight Trilogy. The actress’s character is Selina Kyle or Catwoman who heads to Gotham to help Batman.

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Anne stunned everyone with the character as a Catwoman in a superhero drama

Les Miserables – 2013

The list of Anne Hathaway best films cannot complete without mentioning Les Miserable where she played the role of a prostitute dying of tuberculosis. The performance in this musical romantic drama brought her Academy Award for Best Support Actress.

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She once again proved her talent in a completely different genre

The film is based on the notable French novel of the same name written by Victor Hugo. The film takes the backdrop in France during the 19th century and revolves around the story of Jean Valjean who has been hunted for decades by a policeman after breaking parole. He agrees to take care of the daughter of a factory worker.

Interstellar – 2014

It’s safe to say topics about black holes or wormholes are not everyone’s cup of tea but Anne Hathaway and Christopher Nolan-starrer Interstellar is a different ball game. Anne plays Amelia who is an astronaut and scientist of NASA. She is stuck between her professional responsibilities and her feelings.

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Anne's look in Interstellar

It has never been an easy role to play though Hathaway’s performance stole the hearts of millions of audiences.

The Intern – 2015

It would be a mistake if “The Intern” isn’t featured on the list of Anne Hathaway best films. She played the role of the owner of an online fashion magazine. Last we heard that Rishi Kapoor and Deepika Padukone were about to star in the Hindi adaptation of the film but due to the former’s demise, his role would be recast.

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Another interesting role of the actress

Ocean’s 8 – 2018

Last but not least and also one of Anne Hathaway best films is none other than Ocean’s 8. A group of feisty women is gathered to plan a big fat heist. The actress can be seen in the role of an A-list actress.

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Slapping scene of Anne Hathaway in Ocean's 8

As she rings in her new age today, the Starbiz team wishes her a successful year ahead with more incredible projects. We hope that the list of Anne Hathaway best films today will give a happy weekend as well.

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