If you like Keira Knightley you should definitely watch our picks for her best movies.
Keira Christina Knightley, born on March 26, 1985 is an English actress who began acting on television and made her breakthrough with the 2002 film Bend It Like Beckham. She received an Empire Award and has been nominated for two British Academy, three Golden Globe, and two Academy Awards.
10. The Duchess (2008)
1770 England. The English aristocrat Georgiana, played by Keira Knightley, is married to the influential Duke of Devonshire, played by Ralph Fiennes. But as soon she notices that her husband has no affection for her, Georgiana sets out in search of her own happiness on the path of true love. Released in 2008 and directed by Saul Dibb, The Duchess is based on Amanda Foreman’s biography of Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire and received the Academy Award for Best Costume Design in 2009.
Drama | Director: Saul Dibb
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9. The Jacket (2005)
The psychological thriller follows the life of Jack Starks, an Iraqi war veteran who is wrongly accused of a crime and sent to a hospital for the criminally insane. When a doctor starts performing horrific experiments on him, Jack discovers his extraordinary ability to travel through time. Although the film did not perform well at the box office, the movie is worth watching for its compelling story and amazing direction. Directed by John Maybury and released in 2005, the film stars Adrien Brody and Keira Knightley in lead roles.
Thriller, Horror | Director: John Maybury
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8. Never Let Me Go (2010)
Set in a dystopian future, the film follows the lives of three friends, Kathy, Tommy and Ruth from their childhood to adulthood as they discover the dark and disturbing reality of their world. Directed by Mark Romanek and released in 2010, Never let me go stars Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan and Andrew Garfield in lead roles. The heart wrenching romantic tragedy with its soulful soundtrack and unique storyline, is based on the award winning novel by author Kazuo Ishiguro.
Distopia, Romance, Tragedy | Director: Mak Romanek
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7. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)
The second installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, follows the adventures of Captain Jack Sparrow as he tries to find the heart of Davy Jones in the depths of the ocean to save his soul from enslavement. Released in 2006 and directed by Gore Verbinski, the fantasy action film turned out to be a huge commercial success. Especially because of Johnny Depp and his outstanding portrayal of Captain Sparrow. Besides Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley in lead roles.
Fantasy, Action | Director: Gore Verbinski
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6. Love Actually (2003)
Set one month before the eve of Christmas, Love Actually follows the lives of eight different couples and their unique take on love and romance. The movie manages to portray the emotions of love, jealousy, hatred and romance beautifully. The movie stars Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson and Keira Knightley in lead roles. Released in 2003, the movie is directed by Richard Curtis who manages to capture the difficulties and hardships of various relationships elegantly and pack it all into a Christmassy atmosphere.
Romance, Comedy | Director: Richard Curtis
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5. Begin Again (2013)
Be ready to witness the beginning after the end and all with just a single song with this 2013 musical comedy-drama. Written and directed by the talented John Carney, the film stars Kiera Knightley, Mark Rufallo and Adam Levine in the lead roles. The plot revolves around the changing meeting between Dan, a disgraced record-label executive, and Gretta, a broken-hearted, new to the city, singer/ song-writer. Begin Again takes us on a tour as an incidental meeting turns into a huge collaboration between two musical geniuses!
Drama, Comedy | Director: John Carney
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4. Atonement (2007)
Directed by Joe Wright, with Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, and Saorise Ronan, the 2007 film is based on Ian McEwan’s 2001 novel of the same name. The film tells the story of Briony Tallis, a thirteen year old girl and future writer, and the consequences of her actions after she misinterprets several events and changes the lives of two lovers: her older sister Cecilia and Robbie Turner, the son of a family servant,. The movie has a wonderful score and won a Oscar for Best Achievement in Music.
Romance, War, Drama | Director: Joe Wright
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3. Pride and Prejudice (2005)
Pride & Prejudice is a 2005 period romance film directed by Joe Wright and based on Jane Austen’s 1813 novel of the same name. Starring Keira Knightley and Matthew MacFayden, this tale of love and values unfolds in the class-conscious England of the late 18th century. The five Bennet sisters, including strong-willed Elizabeth have been raised by their mother with one purpose in life: finding a husband. As the wealthy bachelor Mr. Bingley and his friend Mr. Darcy arrive in the neighborhood, the lives of the five daughters are turned upside down.
Period Romance | Director: Joe Wright
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2. The Imitation Game (2014)
Based on a true war story, The Imitation Game is a thriller drama that has the capability of bounding the audience in the suspense of it all. Directed by Morten Tyldum, the movie follows the journey of the great British mathematician Alan Turing, as he tried to break the unbreakable German Enigma code with the help of a team of dedicated mathematicians. Thick with the war tension in the air, the movie has us holding our breath anticipating the moment with stellar performances from Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, and Mathew Goode.
Thriller, Drama | Director: Morten Tyldum
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1. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
The first in the series and a huge box office success Pirate of the Caribbean: The Curse of The Black Pearl is directed by Gore Verbinski. Starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, and Geoffrey Rush, this 2003 fantasy-swashbuckler received massive acclaim among the public and critics alike. The plot revolves around an ordinary blacksmith, Will Turner who recruits a pirate Captain Jack-Sparrow to rescue his love Elizabeth from Captain Jack’s former pirate allies who are now undead.
Fantasy, Action | Director: Gore Verbinski
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