Emma Watson starred as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter films. She was a fantastic fit for the character of the female wizard. After the fifth film, she got additional jobs on TV and in cinema. Here are the ten finest Emma Watson movies that aren’t Harry Potter-related.
10. THE CIRCLE (2017) – 5.3
The Circle starred Emma Watson and Tom Hanks in a techno-thriller that was released in 2017. Despite the fact that Hanks seldom has failures, this one seems to pass under the radar for most fans. IMDb users gave it an average rating despite the negative critical reviews.
9. THE BLING RING (2013) – 5.6
Sofia Coppola’s film was inspired by a true story. Nikki was one of the teenagers that launched the heist operation. She was present when the robbers looted Paris Hilton’s home.
8. REGRESSION (2015) – 5.7
Emma Watson and Ethan Hawke starred in Regression. The film is a psychological thriller that was released in 2015. It was released during the widespread panic of the 1990s.
7. THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX (2008) – 6.1
Emma Watson’s first film outside of the Harry Potter franchise was an animated feature. The Tale of Despereaux was released in 2008. The movie was based on a 2003 novel about a mouse who goes out to rescue his princess pal, Princess Pea.
6. THIS IS THE END (2013) – 6.6
Emma Watson stars alongside Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg in This is the End. The film relates the narrative of the end of the world, and everyone in it plays heightened versions of themselves. Emma Watson appears in the film as a guest at James Franco’s party.
5. MY WEEK WITH MARILYN (2011) – 7.0
Emma Watson’s My Week with Marilyn was published in 2011, the same year as Harry Potter 2. A week in the life of Marilyn Monroe was shown in the film. Emma Watson played Lucy, a wardrobe assistant who was dating Colin (Eddie Redmayne).
4. COLONIA (2015) – 7.1
The film is set in Chile during the 1973 military takeover. It’s rated “rotten” on Rotten Tomatoes, but IMDb users gave it a higher rating of “generally good”.
3. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (2017) – 7.1
Emma Watson played Belle in the live-action rendition of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. The film was a huge hit, grossing $1.2 billion worldwide. It was her highest-grossing role outside of the Harry Potter series so far.
2. THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER (2012) – 8.0
Emma Watson stars in The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Logan Lerman plays Charlie, a teen who writes about his freshman year at school. The film is based on the book by Stephen Chbosky, who also directed the movie. Emma Watson’s character Sam has clinical depression and anxiety issues.
1. LITTLE WOMEN (2019) – 8.3
Emma Watson starred in Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Little Women. The film is her highest rated on IMDb and has a 95% fresh score on Rotten Tomatoes. Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh and Emma Watson played the sisters in the film.