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

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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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  • 1
    Edge of Tomorrow
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    Edge of Tomorrow

    Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt

    Released2014

    Directed byDoug Liman

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  • 2
    Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
    132
    35

    Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

    Emily Blunt, Ewan McGregor

    Released2011

    Directed byLasse Hallström

    Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is a 2012 drama film directed by Lasse Hallström.

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  • 3
    The Adjustment Bureau
    157
    53

    The Adjustment Bureau

    Emily Blunt, Matt Damon

    Released2011

    Directed byGeorge Nolfi

    The Adjustment Bureau is a 2011 American romantic science fiction thriller film loosely based... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Sicario
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    18

    Sicario

    Emily Blunt, Benicio del Toro

    Released2016

    Directed byDenis Villeneuve

    Sicario is a 2015 American crime-thriller film directed by Denis Villeneuve. An idealistic FBI... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    The Devil Wears Prada
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    The Devil Wears Prada

    Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum

    Released2006

    Directed byDavid Frankel

    The Devil Wears Prada is a 2006 comedy-drama film based on Lauren Weisberger's 2003 novel of... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Into the Woods
    98
    8

    Into the Woods

    Johnny Depp, Anna Kendrick

    Released2014

    Directed byRob Marshall

    Into the Woods is a 2014 American fantasy musical drama film directed by Rob Marshall, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    The Girl on the Train
    127
    15

    The Girl on the Train

    Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson

    Released2016

    Directed byTate Taylor

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

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  • 8
    Arthur Newman
    107
    17

    Arthur Newman

    Emily Blunt, Colin Firth

    Released2012

    Directed byDante Ariola

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  • 9
    Mary Poppins Returns
    226
    54

    Mary Poppins Returns

    Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda

    Directed byRob Marshall

    Mary Poppins Returns is a 2018 American musical fantasy film directed by Rob Marshall. In... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    The Huntsman Winter's War
    105
    11

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  • 11
    Sunshine Cleaning
    101
    33

    Sunshine Cleaning

    Amy Adams, Emily Blunt

    Released2008

    Directed byChristine Jeffs

    Sunshine Cleaning is a 2008 comedy-drama film starring Amy Adams and Emily Blunt. Directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    The Young Victoria
    88
    23

    The Young Victoria

    Emily Blunt, Mark Strong

    Released2009

    Directed byJean-Marc Vallée

    The Young Victoria is a 2009 British-American period drama film directed by Jean-Marc Vallée... more on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    My Summer of Love
    92
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    My Summer of Love

    Emily Blunt, Paddy Constantine

    Released2005

    Directed byPaweł Pawlikowski

    My Summer of Love is a 2005 British drama film directed by Pawel Pawlikowski and co-written by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    Wild Target
    69
    23

    Wild Target

    Emily Blunt, Martin Freeman

    Released2009

    Directed byJonathan Lynn

    Wild Target is a 2010 comedy/thriller film, directed by Jonathan Lynn. It is based on the 1993... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Looper
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    50

    Looper

    Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt

    Released2012

    Directed byRian Johnson

    Looper is a 2012 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Rian Johnson. In... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Your Sister's Sister
    56
    17

    Your Sister's Sister

    Emily Blunt, Mike Birbiglia

    Released2011

    Directed byLynn Shelton

    Your Sister's Sister is a 2011 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Lynn Shelton... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    The Muppets
    80
    24

    The Muppets

    Katy Perry, Lady Gaga

    Released2011

    Directed byJames Bobin

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  • 18
    The Wolfman
    56
    27

    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... more on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    Wind Chill
    59
    17

    Wind Chill

    Emily Blunt, Chelan Simmons

    Released2007

    Directed byGregory Jacobs

    Wind Chill is a 2007 horror film starring Emily Blunt and Ashton Holmes. The movie was... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Charlie Wilson's War
    40
    34

    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... more on Wikipedia

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  • 21
    The Jane Austen Book Club
    48
    28

    The Jane Austen Book Club

    Emily Blunt, Maggie Grace

    Released2007

    Directed byRobin Swicord

    The Jane Austen Book Club is a 2007 American romantic drama film written and directed by Robin... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Gnomeo & Juliet
    45
    30

    Gnomeo & Juliet

    Ozzy Osbourne, Emily Blunt

    Released2011

    Directed byKelly Asbury

    Gnomeo & Juliet is a 2011 British-American-Canadian 3D computer-animated romantic comedy... more on Wikipedia

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  • 23
    Irresistible
    36
    16

    Irresistible

    Emily Blunt, Susan Sarandon

    Released2006

    Directed byAnn Turner

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  • 24
    The Five Year Engagement
    53
    25

    The Five Year Engagement

    Jason Segel, Emily Blunt

    Released2012

    Directed byNicholas Stoller

    The Five-Year Engagement is a 2012 American romantic comedy film written, directed, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Dan in Real Life
    27
    23

    Dan in Real Life

    Emily Blunt, Steve Carell

    Released2007

    Directed byPeter Hedges

    Dan in Real Life is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Peter Hedges, starring Steve... more on Wikipedia

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