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

Updated January 22, 2021 4.3k votes 683 voters 44.8k views34 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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    Edge of Tomorrow

    Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt
    Edge of Tomorrow is a 2014 American military science fiction thriller film directed by Doug...  more

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    The Adjustment Bureau

    Emily Blunt, Matt Damon
    The Adjustment Bureau is a 2011 American romantic science fiction thriller film loosely based...  more

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    Your Sister's Sister

    Emily Blunt, Mike Birbiglia
    Your Sister's Sister is a 2011 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Lynn Shelton...  more
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    Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

    Emily Blunt, Ewan McGregor
    Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is a 2012 drama film directed by Lasse Hallström....  more
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    The Devil Wears Prada

    Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum
    The Devil Wears Prada is a 2006 comedy-drama film based on Lauren Weisberger's 2003 novel of...  more

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    Sicario

    Emily Blunt, Benicio del Toro
    Sicario is a 2015 American crime-thriller film directed by Denis Villeneuve. An idealistic FBI...  more
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    The Huntsman Winter's War

    Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron
    The Huntsman: Winter's War is a 2016 American dark fantasy action adventure film based on...  more

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    The Girl on the Train

    Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson
    The Girl on the Train is a 2016 American mystery thriller drama film directed by Tate Taylor,...  more

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    Wind Chill

    Emily Blunt, Chelan Simmons
    Wind Chill is a 2007 horror film starring Emily Blunt and Ashton Holmes. The movie was...  more
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    The Young Victoria

    Emily Blunt, Mark Strong
    The Young Victoria is a 2009 British-American period drama film directed by Jean-Marc Vallée...  more

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    Sunshine Cleaning

    Amy Adams, Emily Blunt
    Sunshine Cleaning is a 2008 comedy-drama film starring Amy Adams and Emily Blunt. Directed by...  more
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    Into the Woods

    Johnny Depp, Anna Kendrick
    Into the Woods is a 2014 American fantasy musical drama film directed by Rob Marshall, and...  more

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    My Summer of Love

    Emily Blunt, Paddy Constantine
    My Summer of Love is a 2005 British drama film directed by Pawel Pawlikowski and co-written by...  more

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    Wild Target

    Emily Blunt, Martin Freeman
    Wild Target is a 2010 comedy/thriller film, directed by Jonathan Lynn. It is based on the 1993...  more
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    The Five Year Engagement

    Jason Segel, Emily Blunt
    The Five-Year Engagement (aka Engagement) is a 2012 American romantic comedy film directed by...  more
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    Irresistible

    Emily Blunt, Susan Sarandon
    Irresistible is a 2006 drama thriller film written and directed by Ann Turner....  more
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    The Jane Austen Book Club

    Emily Blunt, Maggie Grace
    The Jane Austen Book Club is a 2007 American romantic drama film written and directed by Robin...  more
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    Mary Poppins Returns

    Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda
    Mary Poppins Returns is a 2018 American musical fantasy film directed by Rob Marshall. In...  more

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    Arthur Newman

    Emily Blunt, Colin Firth
    Arthur Newman is a film directed by Dante Ariola...  more
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    Gideon's Daughter

    Emily Blunt, Tom Hardy
    Gideon's Daughter is the second of two linked BBC television dramas written & directed by...  more
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    The Wolfman

    Emily Blunt, Anthony Hopkins
    The Wolfman is a 2010 American horror film directed by Joe Johnston. It is a remake of the...  more

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    Looper

    Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt
    Looper is a 2012 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Rian Johnson. In...  more

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    The Great Buck Howard

    Tom Hanks, Emily Blunt
    The Great Buck Howard is a 2008 American comedy-drama film directed by Sean McGinly that stars...  more

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    Curiosity

    Emily Blunt, Tom Riley
    Curiosity is a 2009 British short film written and directed by Toby Spanton....  more
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    Gnomeo & Juliet

    Ozzy Osbourne, Emily Blunt
    Gnomeo & Juliet is a 2011 British-American-Canadian 3D computer-animated romantic comedy...  more

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