19 The Girl on the Train
Emily Blunt stars as Rachel Watson in the film adaptation of 'The Girl on the Train'. Rachel is an alcoholic who becomes entangled in a mysterious case after witnessing something shocking on her daily train ride. Blunt delivers a powerful performance as a woman struggling to make sense of her life while battling her alcoholism.
18 Jungle Cruise
Emily Blunt stars as the intrepid and determined scientist, Dr. Lily Houghton, in the adventure film, 'Jungle Cruise'. The film is based on the classic Disneyland attraction and follows Lily and her brother, played by Jack Whitehall, as they embark on a mission to find a legendary tree with healing powers. Along the way, they enlist the help of a wisecracking boat captain, played by Dwayne Johnson, to sail down the Amazon River and ward off dangerous animals and obstacles.
17 Your Sister's Sister
Emily Blunt stars in the independent comedy-drama 'Your Sister's Sister' as Iris, the sister of Hannah (Rosemarie DeWitt). The film follows Iris and Jack (Mark Duplass) as they visit Iris' family cabin to try and work out their issues. During their stay, they discover that Hannah is also at the cabin and the three of them must confront their awkward relationships with each other. Blunt's performance earned her praise from critics and audiences alike.
16 The Jane Austen Book Club
Emily Blunt stars as Prudie in the romantic comedy 'The Jane Austen Book Club'. Prudie is a French teacher in her thirties who is stuck in a loveless marriage. She joins a book club after being invited by her friend Bernadette (Kathy Baker), and finds herself falling in love with the same man as Bernadette's daughter, Allegra (Maggie Grace). Prudie's journey is one of self-discovery and romance, as she comes to terms with her own feelings and the realities of her life.
15 My Summer of Love
Emily Blunt stars as Tamsin, a young working-class girl from the north of England who has recently moved to a small, rural village for the summer. She meets and befriends Mona (Natalie Press), a local girl with a troubled home life. As their friendship grows, the two girls find themselves falling in love. Emily Blunt brings a remarkable depth and subtlety to her performance as Tamsin, a wide-eyed and naïve girl who is trying to make sense of a confusing and often painful world.
14 Wild Target
Emily Blunt starred as Rose in the romantic comedy 'Wild Target'. The film follows Victor Maynard (Bill Nighy), a middle-aged, solitary assassin, who is given a new apprentice, Tony (Rupert Grint). When Victor is ordered to kill Rose (Emily Blunt), an artful con artist, he can't bring himself to do it and a game of cat and mouse ensues.
13 Sunshine Cleaning
Emily Blunt starred as Rose Lorkowski in the 2008 drama/comedy 'Sunshine Cleaning'. The film follows Rose and her sister, Norah, as they start a crime scene clean-up business. Blunt received critical acclaim for her performance, with many reviewers praising her for her nuanced and believable portrayal of a struggling single mother.
12 Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Emily Blunt stars as Harriet, a consultant for a wealthy sheikh attempting to bring his vision of introducing salmon fishing to the Yemen to life. She becomes involved in the project and helps the sheikh to realize his dream.
11 Dan in Real Life
Emily Blunt starred in 'Dan in Real Life' opposite Steve Carell. She plays Carell's love interest, Marie, who is the sister of his character's late wife. Blunt's performance in the film earned her nominations for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and an MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance.
10 The Devil Wears Prada
Emily Blunt portrays the character of Emily Charlton, a sharp-tongued and ambitious personal assistant to Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep), the powerful fashion magazine editor. Emily attempts to prove her worth while navigating the challenges of working for Miranda and the fashion industry.
9 The Adjustment Bureau
Emily Blunt stars as Elise Sellas, a dancer and the love interest of Matt Damon's character, David Norris, in the sci-fi thriller 'The Adjustment Bureau'. She is a strong and independent woman who is determined to win back the man she loves, despite the obstacles presented by the mysterious Bureau. Blunt's performance was praised for its depth and emotional range, and she earned a nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the 2011 Saturn Awards for her work.
8 Charlie Wilson's War
Emily Blunt starred as Jane Liddle in the political drama film 'Charlie Wilson's War'. She stars alongside Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts. The film follows the story of U.S. Congressman Charlie Wilson and his involvement in the Soviet-Afghan War. Blunt's character is a young and attractive congressional staffer who is assigned to work with Wilson.
7 The Muppets
In the movie 'The Muppets', Emily Blunt plays the character of Miss Piggy's receptionist, named Miss Piggy's Receptionist. Blunt's role is a small but significant one, as she assists Miss Piggy in managing her busy schedule and handling various tasks.
6 A Quiet Place Part II
Emily Blunt stars as the lead in 'A Quiet Place Part II', reprising her role as Evelyn Abbott. She is joined by Cillian Murphy, Millicent Simmonds, and Noah Jupe in the sequel to the 2018 horror hit. Blunt's character must face a new threat of creatures while trying to protect her children in a post-apocalyptic world that requires silence.
5 The Young Victoria
Emily Blunt gave a critically acclaimed performance in 'The Young Victoria', a period drama about the early life of Queen Victoria. Blunt portrayed the shy and inexperienced Queen as she navigates the duties of her new role and learns to balance love and duty. The performance earned Blunt a BAFTA nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
In the sci-fi action thriller 'Looper', Emily Blunt plays Sara, the mother of Joe's (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) future self. She is a single mother living in the rural Midwest and is struggling to make ends meet. As Joe discovers his past, he is forced to confront the choices he's made, and Sara's strength and resilience are tested as they try to make the best of the situation.
3 A Quiet Place
Emily Blunt stars in the horror film 'A Quiet Place', directed by her husband John Krasinski. She plays the role of Evelyn Abbott, a mother who, along with her husband and two children, is forced to live in silence while they hide from mysterious creatures that hunt by sound.
Emily Blunt plays FBI agent Kate Macer in the 2015 crime thriller 'Sicario'. In the movie, she is assigned to a task force which is determined to take down a Mexican drug cartel. She is a determined and smart agent who is willing to take risks to get the job done. She is portrayed as a strong female character who is not afraid to stand up for what she believes in.
1 Edge of Tomorrow
In 'Edge of Tomorrow', Emily Blunt portrays Major William Cage, a military public relations officer who is thrust into a time loop on the battlefields of a distant future. Blunt's performance earned her a Saturn Award nomination for Best Actress.