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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 these top Scarlett Johansson movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Scarlett Johansson movies will be at the top of the list.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Scarlett Johansson movies?" and "What are the greatest Scarlett Johansson roles of all time?"  The greatest Scarlett Johansson performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. This Scarlett Johansson filmography includes famous movies like The PrestigeCaptain America: The Winter Soldier, and many additional films as well. 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.

Michael Bay and Christopher Nolan are among those who have directed Scarlett Johansson at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Movie fans who love Scarlett Johansson have also been known to enjoy films starring Robert Downey Jr. and Samuel L. Jackson.

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The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
The Avengers Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo Marvel's The Avengers is a 2012 American superhero film directed by Joss Whedon, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a ...more

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Lost in Translation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Lost in Translation Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Anna Faris Lost in Translation is a 2003 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Sofia Coppola. It was her second feature film after The Virgin Suicides. It stars Bill Murray, Scarlett ...more

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Captain America: The Winter So... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Captain America: The Winter Soldier Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson Captain America: The Winter Soldier is a 2014 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Captain America, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios ...more

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Lucy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
ravi2 added Lucy Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Analeigh Tipton Lucy is a 2014 English-language French science fiction action film written and directed by Luc Besson and produced by his wife Virginie Silla for his company Europacorp. The film was shot in ...more

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The Prestige is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
The Prestige Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie, Hugh Jackman The Prestige is a 2006 mystery drama film directed by Christopher Nolan, from a screenplay adapted by him and his brother Jonathan Nolan from Christopher Priest's 1995 World Fantasy ...more

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Iron Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Iron Man 2 Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle Iron Man 2 is a 2010 American superhero film directed by Jon Favreau, based on the Marvel Comics character. With the world now aware of his identity as Iron Man, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) ...more

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We Bought a Zoo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
We Bought a Zoo Scarlett Johansson, Matt Damon, Elle Fanning We Bought a Zoo is a 2011 American family comedy-drama film loosely based on the 2008 memoir of the same name by Benjamin Mee. The film is directed by Cameron Crowe, and stars Matt Damon as ...more

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The Island is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
The Island Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor, Steve Buscemi The Island is a 2005 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Michael Bay, starring Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson. It was released on July 22, 2005, in the United States ...more

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Under the Skin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Under the Skin Scarlett Johansson, Kryštof Hádek, Paul Brannigan Under the Skin is a 2013 science fiction film directed by Jonathan Glazer, loosely based on Michel Faber's 2000 novel. A mysterious young woman (Scarlett Johansson) seduces lonely men in the ...more

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Don Jon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Don Jon Scarlett Johansson, Anne Hathaway, Emily Blunt Don Jon is a 2013 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Produced by Ram Bergman and Nicolas Chartier, the film stars Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett ...more

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Vicky Cristina Barcelona is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Vicky Cristina Barcelona Scarlett Johansson, Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem Vicky Cristina Barcelona is a 2008 romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. The plot centers on two American women, Vicky and Cristina, who spend a summer in Barcelona ...more

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Her is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Her Scarlett Johansson, Olivia Wilde, Amy Adams Her is a 2013 American romantic science fiction comedy-drama film written, directed, and produced by Spike Jonze. The film's musical score was composed by Arcade Fire, with the cinematography ...more

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Match Point is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Match Point Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Emily Mortimer Match Point is a 2005 drama film written and directed by Woody Allen which stars Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Scarlett Johansson, Emily Mortimer, Matthew Goode, Brian Cox, and Penelope Wilton. Rhys ...more

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Girl with a Pearl Earring is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Girl with a Pearl Earring Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth, Cillian Murphy Girl with a Pearl Earring is a 2003 drama film directed by Peter Webber. The screenplay was adapted by screenwriter Olivia Hetreed, based on the novel of the same name by Tracy Chevalier. ...more

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The Other Boleyn Girl is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
The Other Boleyn Girl Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman, Benedict Cumberbatch The Other Boleyn Girl is a 2008 drama film directed by Justin Chadwick. The screenplay by Peter Morgan was adapted from the 2001 novel of the same name by Philippa Gregory. It is a romanticized ...more

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Ghost World is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Ghost World Scarlett Johansson, Steve Buscemi, Teri Garr Ghost World is a 2001 American comedy-drama film directed by Terry Zwigoff, based on the comic book of the same name by Daniel Clowes, with a screenplay cowritten by Daniel Clowes and Terry ...more

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The Avengers: Age of Ultron is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
The Avengers: Age of Ultron Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo Avengers: Age of Ultron is a 2015 American superhero film directed by Joss Whedon, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. When Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) and Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) ...more

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Captain America: Civil War is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
aidin2014 added Captain America: Civil War Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson Captain America: Civil War is a 2016 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, based on the Marvel Comics character. Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a ...more

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The Black Dahlia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
The Black Dahlia Scarlett Johansson, Rose McGowan, Hilary Swank The Black Dahlia is a 2006 American neo noir crime thriller film directed by Brian De Palma. It is drawn from a novel of the same name by James Ellroy, writer of L.A. Confidential and stars Josh ...more

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The Nanny Diaries is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
The Nanny Diaries Scarlett Johansson, Alicia Keys, Chris Evans The Nanny Diaries is a 2007 American comedy-drama film, based on the novel of the same name by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus. Written and directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini, ...more

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Scoop is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Scoop Scarlett Johansson, Hugh Jackman, Woody Allen Scoop is a 2006 American-British romantic comedy/murder mystery written and directed by Woody Allen and starring Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Ian McShane, and Allen himself. The film was ...more

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Avengers: Infinity War is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Avengers: Infinity War Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo Avengers: Infinity War is a 2018 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. Torn apart after the events of Captain America: Civil War, the Avengers join forces with the Guardians ...more

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Ghost in the Shell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
slaft added Ghost in the Shell Scarlett Johansson, Takeshi Kitano, Michael Pitt Ghost in the Shell is a 2017 science fiction action film directed by Rupert Sanders, based on the Japanese manga of the same name by Masamune Shirow. Cyborg counter-cyberterrorist field ...more

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He's Just Not That Into You is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
He's Just Not That Into You Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Connelly He's Just Not That into You is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Ken Kwapis, based on the self-help book by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo. This Baltimore-set movie of ...more

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The Man Who Wasn't There is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
The Man Who Wasn't There Scarlett Johansson, Billy Bob Thornton, Jennifer Jason Leigh The Man Who Wasn't There is a 2001 British-American neo-noir film written, produced and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. Billy Bob Thornton stars in the title role. Also featured are Tony ...more

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Hitchcock is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Hitchcock Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Biel, Helen Mirren Hitchcock is a 2012 American biographical drama film directed by Sacha Gervasi and based on Stephen Rebello's non-fiction book Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho. The film was released in ...more

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A Love Song for Bobby Long is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
A Love Song for Bobby Long Scarlett Johansson, John Travolta, Gabriel Macht A Love Song for Bobby Long is a 2004 American drama film written and directed by Shainee Gabel. The screenplay is based on the novel Off Magazine Street by Ronald Everett Capps.

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The Horse Whisperer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
The Horse Whisperer Scarlett Johansson, Kate Bosworth, Robert Redford The Horse Whisperer is a 1998 American drama film directed by and starring Robert Redford, based on the 1995 novel The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans. Redford plays the title role, a talented ...more

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The Perfect Score is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
The Perfect Score Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Erika Christensen The Perfect Score is a 2004 American teen heist film directed by Brian Robbins, starring Erika Christensen, Chris Evans, Bryan Greenberg, Scarlett Johansson, Darius Miles, and Leonardo Nam. The ...more

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A Good Woman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
A Good Woman Scarlett Johansson, Helen Hunt, Tom Wilkinson A Good Woman is a 2004 drama film directed by Mike Barker. The screenplay by Howard Himelstein is based on the 1892 play Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde. It is the fourth screen version of ...more

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Eight Legged Freaks is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Eight Legged Freaks Scarlett Johansson, David Arquette, Kari Wührer Eight Legged Freaks is a 2002 American horror-comedy film directed by Ellory Elkayem and stars David Arquette, Kari Wührer, Scott Terra, and Scarlett Johansson. The plot concerns a ...more

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In Good Company is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
In Good Company Scarlett Johansson, Topher Grace, Dennis Quaid In Good Company is a 2004 American comedy film written and directed by Paul Weitz, and starring Dennis Quaid, Topher Grace, and Scarlett Johansson. The film is about a middle-aged advertising ...more

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The SpongeBob SquarePants Movi... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie Scarlett Johansson, Alec Baldwin, David Hasselhoff The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie is a 2004 American animated comedy film based on the Nickelodeon television series, SpongeBob SquarePants. The film was directed by series creator Stephen ...more

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Just Cause is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Just Cause Scarlett Johansson, Sean Connery, Ed Harris Just Cause is a 1995 suspense crime thriller film directed by Arne Glimcher and starring Sean Connery and Laurence Fishburne. It is based on John Katzenbach's novel of the same name.

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Home Alone 3 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Home Alone 3 Scarlett Johansson, Seth Smith, Marian Seldes Home Alone 3 is a 1997 American family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes. It is the third film in the Home Alone series and the first not to feature actor Macaulay Culkin, director ...more

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The Spirit is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
The Spirit Scarlett Johansson, Eva Mendes, Samuel L. Jackson The Spirit is a 2008 American neo-noir superhero film, written and directed by Frank Miller and starring Gabriel Macht, Eva Mendes, Sarah Paulson, Dan Lauria, Paz Vega, Jaime King, Scarlett ...more

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If Lucy Fell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
If Lucy Fell Scarlett Johansson, Sarah Jessica Parker, Ben Stiller If Lucy Fell is a 1996 romantic comedy starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Eric Schaeffer and Ben Stiller. It was released on DVD January 30, 2001. A young Scarlett Johansson plays a neighbor / art ...more

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An American Rhapsody is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
An American Rhapsody Scarlett Johansson, Emmy Rossum, Nastassja Kinski An American Rhapsody is a 2001 Hungarian-American biographical drama film that tells a story of 15-year-old girl from a Hungarian-American family. The film is based on the true story of the ...more

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The Jungle Book is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
The Jungle Book Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba The Jungle Book is a 2016 fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Jon Favreau. Based on Rudyard Kipling's eponymous collective works and inspired by Walt Disney's 1967 animated film ...more

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North is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
North Scarlett Johansson, Bruce Willis, Julia Louis-Dreyfus North is a 1994 American comedy film directed by Rob Reiner and starring an ensemble cast including Elijah Wood, Jon Lovitz, Jason Alexander, Alan Arkin, Dan Aykroyd, Kathy Bates, Faith Ford, ...more

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Manny & Lo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Manny & Lo Scarlett Johansson, Mary Kay Place, Aleksa Palladino Manny & Lo is a 1996 comedy, drama film written and directed by Lisa Krueger.

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Thor: Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Thor: Ragnarok Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett Thor: Ragnarok is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Taika Waititi. Four years after the events of Thor: The Dark World, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) must win a gladiatorial duel against an ...more

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Hail, Caesar! is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Hail, Caesar! Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich Hail, Caesar! is a 2016 comedy film directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. A Hollywood fixer (Josh Brolin) in the 1950s works to keep the studio's stars in line, which includes a pregnant actress ...more

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Chef is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Chef Jon Favreau, Sofía Vergara, John Leguizamo Chef is a 2014 American comedy-drama film directed by Jon Favreau. After a public altercation with a food critic, a professional chef (Jon Favreau) quits his job at a popular Los Angeles ...more

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Fall is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Fall Scarlett Johansson, Lisa Vidal, Scott Cohen Two people from completely different worlds meet by chance, thrown together as if by fate. Their attraction is immediately obvious and overwhelming. He is attracted to her beauty (she is a ...more

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My Brother the Pig is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
My Brother the Pig Scarlett Johansson, Eva Mendes, Judge Reinhold Cathy (Scarlett Johansson) knew her brother George was a pest, but some ancient hocus-pocus has made him a real pig! Now, they're off on a madcap Mexican adventure, chased by a bacon-loving bad ...more

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Sing is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Sing Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane Sing is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical comedy film produced by Illumination Entertainment. The film stars the voices of Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, ...more

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Rough Night is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Rough Night Scarlett Johansson, Zoë Kravitz, Kate McKinnon Rock That Body is a 2017 comedy film directed by Lucia Aniello. Five friends from college (Scarlett Johansson, Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell, Ilana Glazer, and Zoë Kravitz) reunite when they ...more

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Isle of Dogs is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Isle of Dogs Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray Isle of Dogs is a 2018 American stop-motion animated adventure film directed by Wes Anderson. In a dystopian future Japan in which dogs have been quarantined on a remote island, a boy ventures ...more