15 This Is the End
In the 2013 comedy, This Is the End, Watson portrays herself as a guest at a party hosted by James Franco. Watson is one of the few lucky guests to survive the destruction caused by the end of the world. Throughout the movie, Watson is shown to be strong and brave as she attempts to protect her friends from the chaos. Watson is also shown to be a voice of reason, often encouraging her friends to stay safe and think before they act. Her unique character is both comedic and sincere, and she adds an important layer of depth to the movie. Watson’s strong performance in This Is the End highlights her talent and versatility as an actress.
14 Ballet Shoes
Emma Watson starred in the 2007 film adaptation of Ballet Shoes. In the film, Watson plays the role of Pauline Fossil, a talented young dancer who dreams of becoming a ballerina. She is the eldest of three adopted sisters who live with their guardians - a pair of eccentric aunts. The story follows the sisters as they pursue their respective dreams and navigate their newfound fame. Watson's performance in the film was praised by critics and audiences alike, and she earned a nomination for a Young Artist Award.
13 My Week with Marilyn
Emma Watson plays Lucy, a young wardrobe assistant who befriends Marilyn Monroe (played by Michelle Williams) during the making of The Prince and the Showgirl in 1957. Lucy is an impressionable yet strong-minded young woman who sees beyond Monroe's glamorous exterior to the vulnerability beneath. Watson was praised by critics for her performance, with Justin Chang of Variety writing that she "impresses in a small but pivotal role."
Emma Watson starred in the 2015 German-Luxembourgish thriller Colonia as Lena, a young woman who joins a cult in order to find her boyfriend. The cult is led by a former Nazi officer, played by Michael Nyqvist, who has established a new world order in a small Chilean town called Colonia Dignidad. The film received mixed reviews, with some critics praising Watson's performance and others criticizing the film's plot.
11 Beauty and the Beast
Emma Watson starred as Belle in the 2017 live-action remake of Disney's classic animated film Beauty and the Beast. Watson received critical acclaim for her portrayal of the iconic character and was nominated for several awards, including a Satellite Award for Best Actress.
10 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Emma Watson plays the role of Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. She is Harry's best friend and a brilliant student at Hogwarts. She assists Harry and Ron in their quest to save the Philosopher's Stone and in their second year, she helps them to uncover the mystery of the Chamber of Secrets. Hermione is brave and resourceful, always willing to put herself in danger to help her friends.
9 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Emma Watson plays the role of Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Hermione is one of Harry’s closest friends and a member of Dumbledore’s Army. She is a highly intelligent witch who is often seen as the voice of reason in the group. Hermione is fiercely loyal to her friends and will stop at nothing to protect them.
8 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Emma Watson plays the role of Hermione Granger. Hermione is a brilliant and brave young witch who is one of Harry Potter's best friends. She is loyal and determined, and she helps Harry and Ron in their adventures throughout the movie. She is also a part of Dumbledore's Army and a loyal member of the Order of the Phoenix.
7 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Emma Watson plays the role of Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. She is Harry's best friend and confidant. In this installment, Hermione is struggling to handle her newfound popularity, while also dealing with the increasing threat of Lord Voldemort and his Death Eaters. At the same time, Hermione is trying to make sense of her feelings for Ron Weasley, which are tested by the arrival of a mysterious new student, named Draco Malfoy. Hermione remains a loyal friend to Harry and Ron, and is a key figure in the battle against Voldemort.
6 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
Emma Watson plays the role of Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1. She is one of the three main protagonists in the Harry Potter series alongside Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) and Ron Weasley (Rupert Grint). Throughout the series, Hermione is portrayed as an intelligent and brave young witch who is willing to put her life on the line for her friends. She is one of the most important characters in the entire series and her presence has been crucial in helping Harry and Ron to defeat Lord Voldemort.
5 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Emma Watson plays the role of Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Hermione is a highly intelligent witch and best friend of Harry Potter. She is adept at using magic and is a loyal and brave companion to Harry. Throughout the film, she plays an important role in helping Harry defeat Lord Voldemort and his forces.
4 Little Women
The star-studded cast of Little Women, led by Saoirse Ronan, includes Emma Watson as Meg March. Meg is the eldest of the four March sisters, and Watson brings a warmth and maturity to the role. With a charming blend of poise, intelligence, and wit, Watson is the perfect embodiment of Meg. She effortlessly navigates the character's journey from adolescence to adulthood, and her skillful performance captures Meg's inner strength and resilience. Watson's Meg is a joy to watch, and her interactions with her sisters are particularly poignant. Through her performance, Watson conveys a strong sense of joy and love, making Meg's story all the more meaningful. Watson's powerful performance in Little Women is a testament to her wide range of acting capabilities, and it's sure to please fans of the classic novel.
3 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Emma Watson plays the role of Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Hermione is one of Harry's best friends and a member of the trio who take on Lord Voldemort. She is known for being intelligent, brave, and loyal. In this film, Hermione plays a major role in helping Harry and his friends defeat the escaped convict, Sirius Black.
2 The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Emma Watson stars as Sam, a smart and attractive high school student in the 2012 movie The Perks of Being a Wallflower. She befriends the protagonist, Charlie (Logan Lerman), and helps him adjust to his new school. Sam is a supportive and understanding friend who helps Charlie with his social anxieties and encourages him to pursue his dreams.
1 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Emma Watson’s most prominent role in the Harry Potter films is that of Hermione Granger, the intelligent and brave witch who helps Harry Potter and Ron Weasley in their fight against Lord Voldemort. In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Watson’s character is transformed into a powerful wizard, capable of protecting the trio from their enemies. Throughout the film, Watson portrays Hermione as a strong and determined young woman who is willing to do whatever it takes to protect her friends. Her character arc in this film is one of the most compelling and inspiring of the entire series.