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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.

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
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2012

Directed by: Joss Whedon

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Captain America: The Win... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson

Released: 2014

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

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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Iron Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle

Released: 2010

Directed by: Jon Favreau filmography

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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Lost in Translation is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Anna Faris

Released: 2003

Directed by: Sofia Coppola

Lost in Translation is a 2003 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Sofia Coppola. It stars Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi, Anna Faris, and Fumihiro Hayashi. The ...more

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Lucy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
ravi2 added Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Analeigh Tipton

Released: 2014

Directed by: Luc Besson

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) 6 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie, Hugh Jackman

Released: 2006

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

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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The Island is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor, Steve Buscemi

Released: 2005

Directed by: Michael Bay

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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We Bought a Zoo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Scarlett Johansson, Matt Damon, Elle Fanning

Released: 2011

Directed by: Cameron Crowe

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 Avengers: Age of Ult... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2015

Directed by: Joss Whedon

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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Match Point is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Emily Mortimer

Released: 2005

Directed by: Woody Allen

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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Don Jon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Scarlett Johansson, Anne Hathaway, Emily Blunt

Released: 2013

Directed by: Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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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Captain America: Civil W... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
aidin2014 added Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson

Released: 2016

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

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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Vicky Cristina Barcelona... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Scarlett Johansson, Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem

Released: 2008

Directed by: Woody Allen

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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Avengers: Infinity War ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo

Released: 2018

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

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Under the Skin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Scarlett Johansson, Kryštof Hádek, Paul Brannigan

Released: 2013

Directed by: Jonathan Glazer

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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Her is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Scarlett Johansson, Olivia Wilde, Amy Adams

Released: 2013

Directed by: Spike Jonze

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The Other Boleyn Girl is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman, Benedict Cumberbatch

Released: 2008

Directed by: Justin Chadwick

The Other Boleyn Girl is a 2008 historical romantic drama film directed by Justin Chadwick, based on the 2001 novel by Philippa Gregory. 16th-century aristocrats Mary Boleyn (Scarlett Johansson) ...more

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The Nanny Diaries is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Scarlett Johansson, Alicia Keys, Chris Evans

Released: 2007

Directed by: Robert Pulcini, Shari Springer Berman

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He's Just Not That Into ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Connelly

Released: 2009

Directed by: Ken Kwapis

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Ghost World is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Scarlett Johansson, Steve Buscemi, Teri Garr

Released: 2001

Directed by: Terry Zwigoff

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The Horse Whisperer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Scarlett Johansson, Kate Bosworth, Robert Redford

Released: 1998

Directed by: Robert Redford

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Girl with a Pearl Earrin... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth, Cillian Murphy

Released: 2003

Directed by: Peter Webber

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The Black Dahlia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Scarlett Johansson, Rose McGowan, Hilary Swank

Released: 2006

Directed by: Brian De Palma

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A Love Song for Bobby Lo... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
Scarlett Johansson, John Travolta, Gabriel Macht

Released: 2004

Directed by: Shainee Gabel

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Ghost in the Shell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Scarlett Johansson Movies
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Released: 2017

Directed by: Rupert Sanders

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