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

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List Rules Your 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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Emily Blunt, Matt Damon, Jon Stewart

Released: 2011

Directed by: George Nolfi

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Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum, Meryl Streep

Released: 2006

Directed by: David Frankel

The Devil Wears Prada is a 2006 comedy-drama film based on Lauren Weisberger's 2003 novel of the same name. This screen adaptation stars Anne Hathaway as Andrea Sachs, a college graduate who ...more

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Emily Blunt, Ewan McGregor, Kristin Scott Thomas

Released: 2011

Directed by: Lasse Hallström

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Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton

Released: 2014

Directed by: Doug Liman

Edge of Tomorrow is a 2014 American military science fiction thriller film directed by Doug Liman. A soldier (Tom Cruise) on the front lines of a civilization-ending alien threat finds himself ...more

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Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Alan Arkin

Released: 2008

Directed by: Christine Jeffs

Sunshine Cleaning is a 2008 comedy-drama film starring Amy Adams and Emily Blunt. Directed by Christine Jeffs and written by Megan Holley, the film premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival ...more
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Emily Blunt, Paddy Constantine, Dean Andrews

Released: 2004

Directed by: Paweł Pawlikowski

My Summer of Love is a 2004 British drama film directed by Pawel Pawlikowski and co-written by Pawlikowski and Michael Wynne. Based on the novel of the same name by Helen Cross, the film ...more

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Emily Blunt, Mark Strong, Paul Bettany

Released: 2009

Directed by: Jean-Marc Vallée

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Directed by: Rob Marshall

Mary Poppins Returns is a 2018 American musical fantasy film directed by Rob Marshall. In 1935, during the era of the Great Depression in the United Kingdom, the now grown-up Jane (Emily ...more

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Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Released: 2012

Directed by: Rian Johnson

Looper is a 2012 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Rian Johnson. In dystopian 2074, a hired gun spends his day's assassinating criminals sent from the future until one ...more

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Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson, Haley Bennett

Released: 2016

Directed by: Tate Taylor

The Girl on the Train is a 2016 American mystery thriller drama film directed by Tate Taylor, based on the 2015 novel by Paula Hawkins. A divorcee (Emily Blunt) becomes entangled in a missing ...more

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Emily Blunt, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy

Released: 2009

Directed by: Jonathan Lynn

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Emily Blunt, Benicio del Toro, Josh Brolin

Released: 2016

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve

Sicario is a 2015 American crime-thriller film directed by Denis Villeneuve. An idealistic FBI agent (Emily Blunt) is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against ...more
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Johnny Depp, Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep

Released: 2014

Directed by: Rob Marshall

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Emily Blunt, Mike Birbiglia, Rosemarie DeWitt

Released: 2011

Directed by: Lynn Shelton

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Emily Blunt, Alison Brie, Chris Pratt

Released: 2012

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller, Gianni North

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Emily Blunt, Anthony Hopkins, Hugo Weaving

Released: 2010

Directed by: Joe Johnston

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Emily Blunt, Chelan Simmons, Martin Donovan

Released: 2007

Directed by: Gregory Jacobs

Wind Chill is a 2007 horror film starring Emily Blunt and Ashton Holmes. The movie was directed by Gregory Jacobs, who previously directed the well-received movie Criminal. The film was produced ...more
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Emily Blunt, Maggie Grace, Maria Bello

Released: 2007

Directed by: Robin Swicord

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Released: 2012

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Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Tom Hanks

Released: 2007

Directed by: Mike Nichols

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Released: 2011

Directed by: Kelly Asbury

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Emily Blunt, Susan Sarandon, Sam Neill

Released: 2006

Directed by: Ann Turner

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Released: 2012

Directed by: Nicholas Stoller

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Emily Blunt, Steve Carell, Dane Cook

Released: 2007

Directed by: Peter Hedges

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