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The Best Natalie Portman Movies

Updated October 4, 2019 6.3k votes 1.4k voters 67.6k views39 items

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List of the best Natalie Portman movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Natalie Portman's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Natalie Portman movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Natalie Portman movies will be at the top of the list. Natalie Portman has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Natalie Portman movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Natalie Portman films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best of Natalie Portman's filmography, or your favorite Natalie Portman role isn't represented at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Natalie Portman performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

You can rank all of these films, from V for Vendetta to Black Swan.

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    Léon: The Professional

    Natalie Portman, Gary Oldman
    Léon: The Professional is a 1994 English-language French action thriller film written and...  more

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    Black Swan

    Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis
    Black Swan is a 2010 American psychological thriller-horror film directed by Darren Aronofsky...  more

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    V for Vendetta

    Natalie Portman, John Hurt
    V for Vendetta is a 2006 American political thriller film directed by James McTeigue and...  more

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    Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

    Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor
    (19 Years before Episode IV) Three years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi...  more

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    Thor

    Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman
    Thor is a 2011 American superhero film directed by Kenneth Branagh, based on the Marvel Comics...  more

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    Closer

    Natalie Portman, Julia Roberts
    Closer is a 2004 romantic drama film written by Patrick Marber, based on his award-winning...  more

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    Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones

    Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor
    (22 Years Before Episode IV) Ten years after the events of the Battle of Naboo, not only has...  more

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    Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

    Natalie Portman, Keira Knightley
    (32 Years Before Episode IV) Stranded on the desert planet Tatooine after rescuing young Queen...  more

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    Thor: The Dark World

    Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman
    Thor: The Dark World is a 2013 American superhero film directed by Alan Taylor, based on the...  more

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    Everyone Says I Love You

    Natalie Portman, Julia Roberts
    Everyone Says I Love You is a 1996 American musical comedy film written and directed by Woody...  more
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    Garden State

    Natalie Portman, Jim Parsons
    Garden State is a 2004 comedy-drama film written and directed by Zach Braff and starring...  more

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    Beautiful Girls

    Natalie Portman, Uma Thurman
    Beautiful Girls is a 1996 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Ted Demme from a...  more

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    Hotel Chevalier

    Natalie Portman, Jason Schwartzman
    Hotel Chevalier is a 2007 American-French short film written and directed by Wes Anderson and...  more
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    Heat

    Natalie Portman, Al Pacino
    Heat is a 1995 American crime thriller film written, produced and directed by Michael Mann,...  more

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    Mars Attacks!

    Natalie Portman, Jack Nicholson
    Mars Attacks! is a 1996 American comic science fiction film directed by Tim Burton. Earth is...  more

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    Annihilation

    Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh
    Annihilation is a 2018 science fantasy action horror film directed by Alex Garland, based on...  more

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    Cold Mountain

    Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman
    Cold Mountain is a 2003 epic drama film written and directed by Anthony Minghella. The film is...  more

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    Brothers

    Natalie Portman, Jake Gyllenhaal
    Brothers is a 2009 American psychological drama war film directed by Jim Sheridan, and a...  more

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    Where the Heart Is

    Natalie Portman, Sally Field
    Where the Heart Is is a 2000 drama/romance film directed by Matt Williams, in his film...  more

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    #563 of 1,506 The Most Rewatchable Movies#148 of 782 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

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    True

    Natalie Portman
    True is a 2004 film directed by Tom Tykwer....
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    Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium

    Natalie Portman, Dustin Hoffman
    Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium is a 2007 fantasy comedy film written and directed by Zach...  more

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    Anywhere but Here

    Natalie Portman, Susan Sarandon
    Anywhere but Here is a 1999 American dramatic film, based on the novel of the same name by...  more

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    The Other Boleyn Girl

    Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman
    The Other Boleyn Girl is a 2008 historical romantic drama film directed by Justin Chadwick,...  more

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    #68 of 81 The Best Period Romance Movies#7 of 23 Great Movies About Real Female Rulers

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    Goya's Ghosts

    Natalie Portman, Javier Bardem
    Goya's Ghosts is a 2006 Spanish-American film, directed by Miloš Forman, and written by him...  more
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    Vox Lux

    Natalie Portman, Jude Law
    Vox Lux is a 2018 American music drama film directed by Brady Corbet. The film follows the...  more

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