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The 20+ Best Emily Blunt Movies of All Time, Ranked

Updated January 22, 2021 4.6k votes 686 voters 44.9k views35 items

List RulesYour favorite Emily Blunt movies, regardless of how big her role.

The best Emily Blunt movies of all time prove that she’s one of the most well-rounded actresses currently active. Since the early 2000s, she has appeared in plenty of blockbusters and critically-acclaimed movies, earning her first Golden Globe nomination in 2007. Her highest grossing movies have been well-received at the box office as well, as her lifetime box office gross is nearly $1 billion.

Born in Wandsworth, London, Emily Blunt was the second of four children. Her professional debut was on stage opposite Judi Dench in a production of The Royal Family. From there, she went on to star in several television dramas and films. Her first big film success was a supporting role in the Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep-led 2006 hit, The Devil Wears Prada. From that point, she starred in many Hollywood films, with five theatrical releases in 2011 alone. From science fiction to fantasy, she has acted in a variety of genres.

So what are the best Emily Blunt movies of all time? Is her dramatic role in Sicario or her science fiction turn in The Edge of Tomorrow? See what fans have ranked as their favorite Emily Blunt movies below. Movie trailers have been included if you want a preview of the film. If you think the best Emily Blunt role isn't at the top, then vote it up. Don’t see it listed? Add it so that others may vote for it. After all, this list of the best Emily Blunt movies should be as a comprehensive as possible.

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    The Muppets

    Katy Perry, Lady Gaga

    Released2011

    Directed byJames Bobin

    The Muppets is a 2011 comedy film directed by James Bobin....  more
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    The Wolfman

    Emily Blunt, Anthony Hopkins

    Released2010

    Directed byJoe Johnston

    The Wolfman is a 2010 American horror film directed by Joe Johnston. It is a remake of the 1941 film of the same name, and tells the story of Lawrence Talbot who returns to his eerie English hometown...  more
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    The Great Buck Howard

    Tom Hanks, Emily Blunt

    Released2008

    Directed bySean McGinly

    The Great Buck Howard is a 2008 American comedy-drama film directed by Sean McGinly that stars Colin Hanks and John Malkovich. Tom Hanks also appears as the father of his real-life son's character....  more

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    Curiosity

    Emily Blunt, Tom Riley

    Released2009

    Directed byToby Spanton

    Curiosity is a 2009 British short film written and directed by Toby Spanton....  more
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    Charlie Wilson's War

    Julia Roberts, Amy Adams

    Released2007

    Directed byMike Nichols

    Charlie Wilson's War is a 2007 American biographical comedy-drama film, recounting the true story of U.S. Congressman Charlie Wilson who partnered with CIA operative Gust Avrakotos to launch...  more

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    Gnomeo & Juliet

    Ozzy Osbourne, Emily Blunt

    Released2011

    Directed byKelly Asbury

    Gnomeo & Juliet is a 2011 British-American-Canadian 3D computer-animated romantic comedy family film based on William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet. The film was directed by Kelly Asbury, and...  more

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    Warrior Queen Boudica

    Radu Andrei Micu, Bronagh O'Mara

    Released2006

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    Legend of a Rabbit

    Rebecca Black, Tom Arnold

    Released2011

    Directed bySun Lijun

    Legend of a Rabbit is a 2011 animation, action, family, comedy and adventure film written by Zou Jing Zi and directed by Sun Lijun....  more
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    Henry VIII

    Helena Bonham Carter, Lara Belmont

    Released2003

    Directed byPete Travis

    The life of one of Great Britain's most influential and feared monarchs is dramatized in this lavish production, originally produced for British television. King Henry VIII (Ray Winstone) is a shrewd...  more
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    The Wind Rises

    Emily Blunt, Martin Short

    Released2013

    Directed byHayao Miyazaki

    The Wind Rises is a 2013 Japanese animated historical drama film directed by Hayao Miyazaki and based on the life of Jiro Horikoshi. The film follows the life and romance of Jiro Horikoshi, the man...  more

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