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The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies

Updated November 7, 2019 17.5k votes 3.7k voters 264.2k views52 items

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This list of the best Scarlett Johansson movies is ranked best to worst and includes movie trailers when available. Throughout her career, Scarlett Johansson has went from indie-darling to action star, appearing in a diverse range of films including Lost in Translation and The Avengers. Scarlett Johansson's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of this Scarlett Johansson movies list is decided by how many votes each title receives, so only her most highly rated films will be at the top of the list.

This Scarlett Johansson filmography includes famous movies like The PrestigeCaptain America: The Winter Soldier, and many additional films as well, and answers the questions, "What are the best Scarlett Johansson movies?" and "What are the greatest Scarlett Johansson roles of all time?"  If you think the best Scarlett Johansson role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

If you are a fan of Johansson's Marvel movies, you might also enjoy our list of best Robert Downey, Jr. movies and best Chris Evans movies.

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    Captain America: The Winter So is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders

    Released2014

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

    Captain America: The Winter Soldier is a 2014 American superhero film featuring the Marvel... more on Wikipedia
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    The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    The Avengers

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans

    Released2012

    Directed byJoss Whedon

    Marvel's The Avengers is a 2012 American superhero film directed by Joss Whedon, based on the... more on Wikipedia
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    Iron Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    Iron Man 2

    Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow

    Released2010

    Directed byJon Favreau filmography

    Iron Man 2 is a 2010 American superhero film directed by Jon Favreau, based on the Marvel... more on Wikipedia
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    Lucy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    Lucy

    Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman

    Released2014

    Directed byLuc Besson

    Lucy is a 2014 English-language French science fiction action film written and directed by Luc... more on Wikipedia

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    Lost in Translation is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    Lost in Translation

    Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray

    Released2003

    Directed bySofia Coppola

    Lost in Translation is a 2003 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Sofia... more on Wikipedia
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    Captain America: Civil War is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    Captain America: Civil War

    Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr.

    Released2016

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

    Captain America: Civil War is a 2016 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe... more on Wikipedia

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    Avengers: Infinity War is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    Avengers: Infinity War

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

    Released2018

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

    Avengers: Infinity War is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo.... more on Wikipedia

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    The Avengers: Age of Ultron is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    The Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth

    Released2015

    Directed byJoss Whedon

    Avengers: Age of Ultron is a 2015 American superhero film directed by Joss Whedon, based on... more on Wikipedia

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    The Prestige is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    The Prestige

    Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie

    Released2006

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

    The Prestige is a 2006 mystery drama film directed by Christopher Nolan, from a screenplay... more on Wikipedia
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    We Bought a Zoo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    We Bought a Zoo

    Scarlett Johansson, Matt Damon

    Released2011

    Directed byCameron Crowe

    We Bought a Zoo is a 2011 American family comedy-drama film loosely based on the 2008 memoir... more on Wikipedia

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    The Island is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    The Island

    Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor

    Released2005

    Directed byMichael Bay

    The Island is a 2005 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Michael Bay,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Match Point is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    Match Point

    Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Released2005

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Match Point is a 2005 drama film written and directed by Woody Allen which stars Jonathan Rhys... more on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    Don Jon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    Don Jon

    Scarlett Johansson, Anne Hathaway

    Released2013

    Directed byJoseph Gordon-Levitt

    Don Jon is a 2013 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Joseph... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Her is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    Her

    Scarlett Johansson, Olivia Wilde

    Released2013

    Directed bySpike Jonze

    Her is a 2013 American romantic science fiction comedy-drama film written, directed, and... more on Wikipedia

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    Avengers: Endgame is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    Avengers: Endgame

    Robert Downey Jr, Josh Brolin

    Released2019

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

    Avengers: Endgame is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, based... more on Wikipedia

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    Vicky Cristina Barcelona is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    Vicky Cristina Barcelona

    Scarlett Johansson, Penélope Cruz

    Released2008

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Vicky Cristina Barcelona is a 2008 romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody... more on Wikipedia

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    Under the Skin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    Under the Skin

    Scarlett Johansson, Kryštof Hádek

    Released2013

    Directed byJonathan Glazer

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    The Other Boleyn Girl is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    The Other Boleyn Girl

    Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman

    Released2008

    Directed byJustin Chadwick

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    The Nanny Diaries is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    The Nanny Diaries

    Scarlett Johansson, Alicia Keys

    Released2007

    Directed byRobert Pulcini, Shari Springer Berman

    The Nanny Diaries is a 2007 American comedy-drama film, based on the novel of the same name by... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Girl with a Pearl Earring is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    Girl with a Pearl Earring

    Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth

    Released2003

    Directed byPeter Webber

    Girl with a Pearl Earring is a 2003 drama film directed by Peter Webber. The screenplay was... more on Wikipedia

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    Ghost World is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    Ghost World

    Scarlett Johansson, Steve Buscemi

    Released2001

    Directed byTerry Zwigoff

    Ghost World is a 2001 American comedy-drama film directed by Terry Zwigoff, based on the comic... more on Wikipedia

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    He's Just Not That Into Yo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    He's Just Not That Into You

    Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Aniston

    Released2009

    Directed byKen Kwapis

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    The Horse Whisperer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    The Horse Whisperer

    Scarlett Johansson, Kate Bosworth

    Released1998

    Directed byRobert Redford

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    Ghost in the Shell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    Ghost in the Shell

    Scarlett Johansson, Takeshi Kitano

    Released2017

    Directed byRupert Sanders

    Ghost in the Shell is a 2017 science fiction action film directed by Rupert Sanders, based on... more on Wikipedia

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    The Black Dahlia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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    The Black Dahlia

    Scarlett Johansson, Rose McGowan

    Released2006

    Directed byBrian De Palma

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