Top 6 Anne Hathaway Movies
Anne Hathaway appeared on television series and made her foray into Hollywood after myriad stage appearances. She always bore a penchant for the latter. Her performance has won her many critical reviews and accolades. Here’s a list of some of the best movies of Anne Hathaway.
1. The Devil Wears Prada
Starring alongside her real life idol, Meryl Streep, Hathaway showcased an exemplary performance as a popular fashion magazine editor’s (read tough) junior assistant. With no training but loads of determination and wit, Andy (the character played by Hathaway) who was initially looked down upon as a dumb fashion disaster undergoes a transformation and earns the respect of the tough and mean Miranda (the character played by Streep).
2. Bride Wars
Liv, played by Kate Hudson and Emma, played by Hathaway are two childhood friends who have similar dreams on marriage. They share a lot of common interests and chalk every minute detail of their impending weddings with their men. However, planning troubles do them apart and both put in efforts to sabotage each other’s wedding. Their battle and hatred come to a close on the day of wedding.
3. The Princess Diaries
The plot reflects the story of how an ugly duckling transforms itself into a beautiful swan. Such internal and external makeover stories win the hearts of women and this movie made by Disney Pictures manages to do so successfully. Hathaway plays the role of a clumsy and not-so-good-looking 15-year old Mia Thermopolis who is thrown apart when she realizes that she is to be crowned princess of Genovia. The process of transformation and the final result are inspiring and fun. Hathaway gives an outstanding performance in this movie.
4. Ella Enchanted
Ella Enchanted is a 2004 romantic comedy film that has Hathaway playing the role of Ella. A simple, beautiful and overly obedient girl whose gift changes into a curse and making her oblige to be treated poorly. This fantasy story ends with Ella falling in love and getting married to her Prince Charming after several magical escapades.
5. Rachel Getting Married
Voted as Hathaway’s best movie, her performance won her a nomination of the Academy Award for 'Best Actress'. Hathaway plays the role of a girl who comes to attend her sister’s marriage from a rehab center. She undergoes a lot of turmoil and does not find love and affection from her family. Dejected and accused of having killed her little brother while she was under the influence of drugs, Hathaway gets into disputes with her mother and sister. Finally, she reconciles with her sister on her wedding day and returns to rehab while the movie draws to a close.
6. Brokeback Mountain
This 2005 release has 8 Academy Award nominations and 3 Academy Awards to its credit. Although faced by controversies, the film received much critical acclaim and depicts the story of the physical and emotional bonding between two men. Hathaway does a good job of playing the role of the wife of one of Jake Gyllenhaal.