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The Best Emma Watson Movies

Updated December 26, 2019 12.0k votes 2.7k voters 215.1k views20 items

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This is a list of the best Emma Watson movies, ranked best to worst - with movie trailers when available. Emma Watson blasted onto the film scene with her powerful performance as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter series and she has went on to become one of Hollywood's fastest rising stars. Beyond starring in the Harry Potter franchise, Emma Watson's growing filmography includes The Perks of Being a Wallflower, The Bling Ring, Noah, and My Week with Marilyn.  The order of these top Emma Watson movies is not about which movie was highest grossing, but rather, it's decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Emma Watson movies will be at the top of the list.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Emma Watson movies?," "What are the greatest Emma Watson roles of all time?," and "Are Emma Watson's latest movies as good as her early ones?" If you think the best Emma Watson role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Emma Watson performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

If you a fan of Watson's wizardly ways, you might also enjoy our list of best Daniel Radcliffe movies and best Alan Rickman movies.

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  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 21
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    Released2011

    Directed byDavid Yates

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 is a 2011 fantasy film directed by David Yates,...  more
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  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban2
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    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe

    Released2004

    Directed byAlfonso Cuarón

    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is a 2004 fantasy film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and...  more
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  • Beauty and the Beast3
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    Beauty and the Beast

    Emma Watson, Dan Stevens

    Released2017

    Directed byBill Condon

    Beauty and the Beast is a 2017 romantic/dark fantasy musical film directed by Bill Condon. The...  more
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  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire4
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    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

    Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson

    Released2005

    Directed byMike Newell

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is a 2005 fantasy film directed by Mike Newell and...  more
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  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone5
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    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe

    Released2001

    Directed byChris Columbus

    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (released in the United States, India and Pakistan as...  more
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  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince6
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    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe

    Released2009

    Directed byDavid Yates

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  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix7
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    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson

    Released2007

    Directed byDavid Yates

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is a 2007 fantasy film directed by David Yates and...  more
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  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I8
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    Released2010

    Directed byDavid Yates

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  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets9
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    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe

    Released2002

    Directed byChris Columbus

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  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower10
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    The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    Emma Watson, Nina Dobrev

    Released2012

    Directed byStephen Chbosky

    The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a 2012 American coming-of-age comedy-drama film, and an...  more
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  • Ballet Shoes11
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    Ballet Shoes

    Emma Watson, Richard Griffiths

    Released2007

    Directed bySandra Goldbacher

    Ballet Shoes is a 2007 British television film, adapted by Heidi Thomas from Noel...  more
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  • Noah12
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    Noah

    Emma Watson, Jennifer Connelly

    Released2014

    Directed byDarren Aronofsky

    Noah is a 2014 American biblically inspired epic directed by Darren Aronofsky, written by...  more
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  • The Tale of Despereaux13
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    The Tale of Despereaux

    Emma Watson, Dustin Hoffman

    Released2008

    Directed bySam Fell, Robert Stevenhagen

    The Tale of Despereaux is a 2008 British-American-French computer-animated adventure fantasy...  more
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  • Colonia14
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    Colonia

    Emma Watson, Daniel Brühl

    Released2016

    Directed byFlorian Gallenberger

    Colonia, also known as The Colony, is a 2015 historical romantic thriller film directed by...  more
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  • The Bling Ring15
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    The Bling Ring

    Lindsay Lohan, Emma Watson

    Released2013

    Directed bySofia Coppola

    The Bling Ring is a 2013 American satirical crime film based on actual events. Written,...  more
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  • This Is the End16
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    This Is the End

    James Franco, Jonah Hill

    Released2013

    Directed byEvan Goldberg, Seth Rogen

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  • My Week with Marilyn17
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    My Week with Marilyn

    Emma Watson, Michelle Williams

    Released2011

    Directed bySimon Curtis

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  • Little Women18
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    Little Women

    Saoirse Ronan, Laura Dern

    Released2019

    Directed byGreta Gerwig

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  • The Circle19
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    The Circle

    Tom Hanks, Emma Watson

    Released2017

    Directed byJames Ponsoldt

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  • Regression20
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    Regression

    Emma Watson, Ethan Hawke

    Released2016

    Directed byAlejandro Amenábar

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