Movies Starting With Natalie Portman- from Leon: The Professional to Thor
Whatever role is given, whether it is Nina Sayers in Black Swan or Queen Amidala in Star Wars prequel trilogy or Evey Hammond in V for Vendetta every Natalie Portman movies get maximum attention to to film lover. This Oscar winning actress not only proves herself as a talented actress but she is also sensible to choose positive role.
Portman is an Israeli born American actress whom talent found at a Pizza parlor and made her acting debut as Mathilda in Leon: The Professional. But it was “Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace” as Padme Amidala which rises her career into apex.
Natalie Portman won her first Golden Globe for Closer in 2005, she also nominated for Oscar. But she needs to wait till 2011 to grasp the honor of Academy Award, which she won for her brilliant portrayals in Black Swan.
Complete Natalie Portman Movies List
Debuted by 1995’s Leon the Professional, Natalie Portman appeared thirty movies till now. The following is the list of all Natalie Portman movies (including TV series or films) that she acted so far.
- 2011- Thor, Your Highness, No Strings Attached
- 2010- Black Swan, Hesher
- 2009- Brothers, Love and Other Impossible Pursuits, New York, I Love You
- 2008- The Other Boleyn Girl, Mr. Magoriums Wonder Emporium
- 2007- The Darjeeling Limited, My Blueberry Nights
- 2006- Goyas Ghosts, Paris, je taime, V for Vendetta
- 2005- Free Zone, Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith, Domino One, Closer
- 2004- Garden State
- 2003- Cold Mountain
- 2002- Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones
- 2000- Where the Heart Is
- 1999- Anywhere But Here, Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace
- 1996- Mars Attacks!, Everyone Says I Love You, Beautiful Girls
- 1995- Heat, Leon: The Professional
Source: Natalie Portman on Wikipedia
Top Rated Natalie Portman Movies
It’s not easy to select a list of the Top Tom Natalie Portman Movies, because there are many great films in which Portman acted in. Below is the list of my personal favorite Natalie Portman movies and I hope you agree with my selection.
Star Wars Prequel Trilogy (1999-2005):
After sixteen year of first Star War film a new prequel trilogy released on 1999, 2003 and 2005. These three film was based on the story of Anakin Skywaker’s past history and how he fall to the dark side. Natalie Portman cast the role of Queen Amidala this
The first film begins with Queen Amidala the leader of Naboo captured by Fadaration army but rescued by Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn and his apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi and escapes the planet. But during the escape their ship being damaged and need to land on Tatooine which is the home planet of Anikan. The Jedi escort the queen to Galactic Senate and after addressing the situation Amidala back to Naboo. She won against Federation with the help from Gungans and Jedi. In this Natalie Portman and Keira Knightly movie (Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace), Knightley cast as decoy of Queen Amidala.
The rest two films show the falling of Anikan into the dark side of the force in the way of saving his wife Amidala. He became Darth Vader and take side of dark lord Sith.
Black Swan (2010):
This one of te greatest psychological thriller of all time directed by Darren Aronofsky. Portman won Oscar, Golden Globe, and BAFATA along with all major film awards for her brilliant portrayal of Nina Sayers/The Swan Queen.
Film runs with Nina, the lead dancer in “Swan Lake” passionate about to portray White Swan and Black Swan. But director of “Swan Lake” Thomas Leroy prefer Nina as white swan and select Lily (Mila Kunis) as the Swan Queen. In the performing day Nina stabs Lily with a shattered glass and perform black swan. After her performance she was congratulates by Lily and found herself wounded. It is because that Nina is so deep in her character that she kills the white swan to fulfill her Black Swan role imagining herself as Lily. Although she is wounded badly she continue the final act as White Swan and dies as White Swan dies in original “Swan Lake”.
My favorite Natalie Portman movie is Black Swan. Which one is your favorite? Please give your opinion by a comment.