Natalie Portman is a dual national flamboyant actress, director and producer, who earned her Oscar before the age of 30. The actress emerged as one of the most promising and stunning Hollywood actresses of her generation and apart from her acting skills can even impress with her fantastic ballet, jazz, and tap dancing skills. Having an excellent career as an actress that is still going strong, lets have a look at the following 15 best Natalie Portman movies of all time:
15. Where the Heart Is (2000)
This comedy drama showcases the story of the best-selling novel by Billie Letts. Natalie Portman is radiant in the film as Novalee who is a seven-month pregnant teenager relinquished by her no-good boyfriend at Walmart.
Having few dollars in hand, she takes up residence at Walmart secretly at night and gives birth to a baby girl who later on becomes famous as a Walmart baby. Eventually, she makes friends who help her to pull her life together and that is what makes the story so endearing.
14. Love and Other Impossible Pursuits (2009)
Emilia (Natalie Portman) being a step mom suffered a lot while dealing with a tough 8-year-old kid. The grief really takes over when her 3 days old baby girl dies.
Natalie Portman managed to portray the character’s pain and suffering very well.
13. Knight of Cups (2015)
This romantic drama is a story of a successful yet depressed Los Angeles screenwriter Rick whose strange surroundings take him on a series of adventures with six charming ladies. Natalie Portman played the role of a married woman, Elizabeth, a lady Rick wronged before.
The motion picture won the Best Picture award at International Cinephile Society Awards.
12. The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
The Other Boleyn Girl, a novel based elegant film around two sisters born to be rivals, Anne (Natalie Portman) and Mary (Scarlett Johansson) competing for the scrutiny and love of the King Henry VIII. In the battle of love, Mary wins the king’s heart and marries him to be the queen.
The motion picture features some extravagant and entertaining moments and has a rating of PG-13.
11. No Strings Attached (2011)
This American adult romantic comedy is the story of an assistant director of routine TV sitcoms, Adam played by Ashton Kutcher and Emma, played by Natalie Portman, whose an emotionally complicated Los Angeles doctor. Both nutty friends decide to be in an intimate relationship with each other without falling in love.
The motion picture won an award in the category of Top Box Office Films at ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards.
10. A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015)
This film is the exposition of the Civil War of 1947-8 when British mandate was ended and the state of Israel came into being. Natalie Portman played the role of a young mother in her directorial debut based on one of the best known Israeli writers Amos Oz.
Portman as Fania depicts a controlled and queenly execution of her character. Her extraordinary allure allows her to remain completely in place even during Fania’s most raddled times in the film.
9. Anywhere but Here (1999)
This American comedy-drama is based on a novel Anywhere but Here by Mona Simpson. The film is about a relationship between a single mother and a daughter Ann (Natalie Portman) who left their town behind and attempt to make better life for themselves in Beverly Hills. It’s a tale of the difficulties they confront throughout the years.
This is simply a brilliant film having an astounding cast, excellent story, and a solid message.
8. Brothers (2009)
This thriller drama is a remake of a Danish film Brodre (2004), which takes place in Afghanistan and Denmark. The story is about two young brothers Sam who was a marine captain and about to embark for Afghanistan and Tommy who has just ended up in a prison for a bank robbery.
While serving abroad, Sam’s airship gets shot down and he is presumed dead. As months pass, Grace (Natalie Portman), wife of Sam, and Tommy get closer to each other. But later Sam gets rescued and unexpectedly returns home, which leads to weird circumstances.