Best Cate Blanchett movies

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Best Cate Blanchett movies

TOP 25:
And the Oscar Goes To...
And the Oscar Goes To...
Genre: Documentary, TV Movie
Release: 2014
The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, AND THE OSCAR GOES TO... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in 1927 when Louis B. Mayer, then head of MGM, led other prominent members of the industry in forming this professional honorary organization. Two years later the Academy began bestowing awards, which were nicknamed "Oscar," and quickly came to represent the pinnacle of cinematic achievement.

TOP 24:
Babel
Babel
Character: Susan Jones
Genre: Drama
Release: 2006
Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.


TOP 23:
Notes on a Scandal
Notes on a Scandal
Character: Sheba Hart
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2006
A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.

TOP 22:
Girl Rising
Girl Rising
Character: Narrator - Haiti (voice)
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2013
Nine filmmakers each profile a young girl from a different part of the world to weave a global tapestry of youth in the 21st century.

TOP 21:
Coffee and Cigarettes
Coffee and Cigarettes
Character: Cate/Shelly
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2003
Coffee And Cigarettes is a collection of eleven films from cult director Jim Jarmusch. Each film hosts star studded cast of extremely unique individuals who all share the common activities of conversing while drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes.


TOP 20:
The Talented Mr. Ripley
The Talented Mr. Ripley
Character: Meredith Logue
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Release: 1999
Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Opportunity knocks in the form of a wealthy U.S. shipbuilder who hires Tom to travel to Italy to bring back his playboy son, Dickie. Ripley worms his way into the idyllic lives of Dickie and his girlfriend, plunging into a daring scheme of duplicity, lies and murder.

TOP 19:
The Aviator
The Aviator
Character: Katharine Hepburn
Genre: Drama
Release: 2004
A biopic depicting the life of filmmaker and aviation pioneer Howard Hughes from 1927 to 1947, during which time he became a successful film producer and an aviation magnate, while simultaneously growing more unstable due to severe obsessive-compulsive disorder.

TOP 18:
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Character: Jane Winslett-Richardson
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Release: 2004
Renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou has sworn vengeance upon the rare shark that devoured a member of his crew. In addition to his regular team, he is joined on his boat by Ned, a man who believes Zissou to be his father, and Jane, a journalist pregnant by a married man. They travel the sea, all too often running into pirates and, perhaps more traumatically, various figures from Zissou's past, including his estranged wife, Eleanor.


TOP 17:
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Character: Galadriel
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2012
Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.

TOP 16:
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Character: Elizabeth I
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 1998
The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.

TOP 15:

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Character: Galadriel
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2014
Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog the Defiler is marching on Erebor, fueled by the rise of the dark lord Sauron. Dwarves, elves and men must unite, and the hope for Middle-Earth falls into Bilbo's hands.


TOP 14:

Manifesto

Manifesto
Character: Various
Genre: Drama
Release: 2015
An outstanding tribute to various (art) manifestos of the nineteenth and twentieth century, ranging from Communism to Dogme, in connection with thirteen different characters, including a homeless man, a factory worker and a corporate CEO, who are all played by Cate Blanchett. A striking humorous audio-visual experience.

TOP 13:

Eyes Wide Shut

Eyes Wide Shut
Character: Mysterious Woman (Voice)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1999
After Dr. Bill Harford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly discovers that he is in over his head.

TOP 12:

Carol

Carol
Character: Carol Aird
Genre: Romance, Drama
Release: 2015
In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.

TOP 11:

Hot Fuzz

Hot Fuzz
Character: Janine (uncredited)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Release: 2007
As a former London constable, Nicholas Angel finds it difficult to adapt to his new assignment in the sleepy British village of Sandford. Not only does he miss the excitement of the big city, but he also has a well-meaning oaf for a partner. However, when a series of grisly accidents rocks Sandford, Angel smells something rotten in the idyllic village.


TOP 10:

Spielberg

Spielberg
Character: Herself
Genre: Documentary, TV Movie
Release: 2017
A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg.

TOP 9:

Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok
Character: Hela
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Release: 2017
Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the destruction of his home-world and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela.

TOP 8:

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Character: Daisy Fuller
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, Romance
Release: 2008
Born under unusual circumstances, Benjamin Button springs into being as an elderly man in a New Orleans nursing home and ages in reverse. Twelve years after his birth, he meets Daisy, a child who flits in and out of his life as she grows up to be a dancer. Though he has all sorts of unusual adventures over the course of his life, it is his relationship with Daisy, and the hope that they will come together at the right time, that drives Benjamin forward.

TOP 7:

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Character: Galadriel
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2013
The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.

TOP 6:

How to Train Your Dragon 2

How to Train Your Dragon 2
Character: Valka (voice)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2014
The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the island's new favorite contact sport), the now inseparable pair journey through the skies, charting unmapped territories and exploring new worlds. When one of their adventures leads to the discovery of a secret ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.


TOP 5:

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
Character: Valka (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Release: 2019
As Hiccup fulfills his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, Toothless’ discovery of an untamed, elusive mate draws the Night Fury away. When danger mounts at home and Hiccup’s reign as village chief is tested, both dragon and rider must make impossible decisions to save their kind.

TOP 4:

How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming

How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming
Character: Valka (voice)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2019
It's been ten years since the dragons moved to the Hidden World, and even though Toothless doesn't live in New Berk anymore, Hiccup continues the holiday traditions he once shared with his best friend. But the Vikings of New Berk were beginning to forget about their friendship with dragons. Hiccup, Astrid, and Gobber know just what to do to keep the dragons in the villagers' hearts. And across the sea, the dragons have a plan of their own...

TOP 3:

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Character: Galadriel
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2001
Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring arrives at its final destination: Mt. Doom, the only place where it can be destroyed.

TOP 2:

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Character: Galadriel
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2002
Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.

TOP 1:

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Character: Galadriel
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 2003
Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam take the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.