Whether she’s playing a superhero or voicing a high-tech gadget, Scarlett Johansson has proven herself to be quite a talented actress. Her latest project, THE Wes Anderson DRAMA Asteroid Cityis one of the most anticipated films of the year and is slated to hit theaters across the globe on June 23.
Most people are familiar with Johansson’s role as Natasha Romanoff (aka Black Widow) in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but are these the star’s best films? from Captain America: The Winter Soldier THE Lost in translationthese are Johansson’s best movies, according to Tomatometer.
10 “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” (2014)
Tomato meter: 90%
The third MCU Phase 2 film, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, centers around Steve Rogers’ (crackEvans) battle against the titular character (SebastianStan), a skilled assassin who turns out to be shockingly familiar. Meanwhile, Rogers also struggles to adapt to the modern world.
Because she is Captain America’s right-hand man, Johansson’s Black Widow obviously plays a crucial role in the film. Besides providing a great dynamic between the two, The winter soldieralso provides audiences with some of the best action sequences in the fictional universe, standing tall among the franchise’s best films.
9 Isle of Dogs (2018)
Tomato meter: 90%
Wes Anderson’s first film with Johansson is a strange and visually arresting stop-motion film.Isle of Dogs. The entertaining animated feature is set in Japan and illustrates an outbreak of dog flu that has spread through the city of Megasaki. A young man named Atari sets out to find his lost dog, Spots, with the help of other dogs (including Johansson’s adorable Nutmeg).
Inviting viewers on an exciting adventure, Isle of Dogs (which is also pronounced “I Love Dogs”) is a well-crafted, stylish film that is guaranteed to provide viewers with a good time, much like many of Anderson’s films. All things considered, the funny and heartfelt picture is worth a watch, especially for dog lovers.
8 “Captain America: Civil War” (2016)
Tomato meter: 90%
Set a few years later The winter soldier, Captain America: Civil Warfocuses on the bitter rift between Steve Rogers and Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) following the government’s involvement in the Avengers affair, which pushes for the Hero Registration Act, a law that restricts a hero’s actions.
Dealing with political topics related to the characters involved, Civil war depicts a major conflict between two of Marvel’s biggest characters. While it may not be the best film from the MCU, it is certainly one of the most memorable for very obvious reasons.
7 “The Avengers” (2012)
Tomato meter: 91%
IN The Avengers, Johansson brings Natasha Romanoff to life for the second time, wowing fans once again. In the action film, she teams up with Earth’s mightiest heroes and they all come together to fight the evil Loki (Tom Hiddleston), stopping him from enslaving humanity.
Funny enough, Joss Whedon‘s film is both a fan favorite and one of the least-favorite films in the franchise, depending on who you ask. Either way, it’s an undeniable fact that the high-grossing superhero movie set multiple box office records and quickly became one of the most popular in the genre. Plus, it’s always a treat to see your favorite superheroes team up for the first time.
6 “Ghost World” (2001)
In one of her earliest projects, The world of ghostsJohanssonplayed 15-year-old Rebecca, one of two sly friends (also plays Thora Birch like Enid) looking for direction in life as they face high school graduation. Terry ZwigoffThe understated coming-of-age drama is about adolescence, culture and friendship.
While it may not be everyone’s cup of tea, this teen comedy, which was very well adapted from a graphic novel by DANIELKloutprovides audiences with memorable (and believable) characters, engaging performances, and a pretty decent amount of screen time.
5 “She” (2013)
Tomato meter: 94%
With protagonist Joaquin Phoenix, Spike Jonzescience fiction drama itit serves as a point of view for a not-too-distant future. After Theodore’s divorce, the heartbroken and lonely protagonist finds himself in love with an operating system named Samantha, who was designed to fulfill his every need.
Johansson is the voice behind the film’s “first artificially intelligent operating system,” which turns out to be an entire consciousness that helps Theodore feel a lot less alone in the world. With stunning cinematography and an intriguing narrative, it explores humanity’s undeniable and dangerous dependence on technology as well as human relationships.
4 “The Jungle Book” (2016)
Tomato meter: 94%
Among Disney’s greatest live-action creations of 2016 The Jungle Bookis, according to Rotten Tomatoes, one of Scarlett Johansson’s best films. The family film follows Mowgli (Neel Sethi), who was raised by a family of wolves from birth, as he leaves home, meets several jungle animals, including a giant snake named Kaa (voiced by Johansson), and learns valuable life lessons along the way.
Celebrating its source material, but also improving on its predecessor, Jon FavreauThe take on Disney’s beloved film is far from unbelievable. The Jungle Book makes for an engaging watch throughout, and part of what makes it so good is its fantastic visuals and, of course, CGI.
3 ‘Avengers: Endgame’ (2019)
Tomato meter: 94%
Featuring Black Widow’s heartbreaking final appearance, a highly emotional yet action-packed visual Avengers: Endgame it surely marks the end of a very special era. The film takes place after the devastating events of Infinity Warwhich depicts the last team of Avengers before Thanos (Josh Brolin) put an end to the terrible actions.
While some fans prefer Infinity War tall The end of the game, the two films complement each other very nicely and make for a stunning double feature. of The Russo brothers the film is definitely worth the wait, making for a poignant yet satisfying finale to more than 20 previous films featuring characters we all know and love.
2 “Marriage Story” (2019)
Noah BaumbachS ‘ Marriage historydelivers what it promises: a compelling marital drama that certainly provides food for thought as it explores grief and anger (although at times it can be a genuinely funny film). A stage director (Adam Driver) and his actress wife (Scarlett Johansson) face a costumed divorce in this 2019 film.
In addition to top-notch performances from both leads, Baumbach’s bittersweet romance offers moviegoers an open and honest portrait of failed marriages, making it a melancholic, sometimes painful, but well worth watching. completely. This intense character study is also beautifully stylized.
1 “Lost in Translation” (2003)
IN Sophia CoppolaA fascinating tale of the beauty of intimacy, viewers get a glimpse into the life of aging movie star Bob Harris (Bill Murray) and a young girl named Charlotte (Johansson), who is accompanying her famous photographer husband on a trip to Tokyo. After a chance meeting, the two form an unlikely but warm bond.
One of the best pictures of the star,Lost in translation offers audiences a very realistic look at alienation and human connection (and also makes jokes every now and then). In addition to its simple but compelling premise, Coppola’s film looks as good as a picture and makes the perfect double feature with it.
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