A multi-talented entertainer with the right recipe for a stellar performance, Margot Robbie has graced the set of many movies and TV shows to critical acclaim. The Australian native is one of the stars from her home country who has taken Hollywood by storm, making a statement with each movie or TV appearance. A compilation of Margot Robbie movies shows that the Australian blonde beauty is not just an actress but has also produced a few projects.
Born a farm girl, Robbie was raised in Dalby, Queensland, Australia, where she was also born. She graduated from Somerset College where she studied Drama and launched her acting career in Australia, gradually working her way from low-key to the top. Her prowess spread wider when she immigrated to the United States and continued to appear in movies and shows until in 2013 when she earned her breakthrough with her performance in The Wolf of Wall Street. Having established her position as a force to reckon with in the competitive industry, Margot Robbie has played a lot more prominent roles in hit movies that are worth binging on. She has also bagged award nominations from prestigious award bodies like the Academy and BAFTA Awards.
From Once Upon a Time in Hollywood to Suicide Squad, I, Tonya and many others, this Australian talent has an impressive filmography you wouldn’t want to miss out on. Below are 10 out of the many Margot Robbie movies to binge on.
Margot Robbie Movies Everyone Should See At Least Once
1. The Legend Of Tarzan (2016)
Alexander Skarsgård played the title character in this adventure film which also has Samuel L. Jackson, Margot Robbie, Djimon Hounsou, Jim Broadbent, and Christoph Waltz playing supporting parts. The Legend of Tarzan chronicles the life of the title character after his return to England, following almost ten years in Africa. While he seems to be settling down with his wife Jane, danger looms as Leon Rom plots a way to capture him and hand him over to an old enemy (Chief Mbonga) in exchange for some precious stones.
Margot Robbie’s role in the movie received praises from critics who set it aside on the list of her movies one must watch at least once. The Legend of Tarzan didn’t disappoint at the box office as it grossed $356.7 million against its production budget of $180 million. On IMDb, it got a rating of 6.2/10 while Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic rated it 36% and 44% respectively. Despite the seemingly poor ratings, it got rave reviews from movies lovers.
2. Once Upon a Time In Hollywood (2019)
This is one of the many Margot Robbie movies with very good ratings. She starred alongside Hollywood big shots Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Al Pacino, Dakota Fanning, among many others. The talented Quentin Tarantino wrote and directed the 2019 comedy-drama film which is set in 1969 Hollywood where a television star and his stunt double struggle to keep up with the changing industry. The project depicts a tribute to the final days of Hollywood’s golden age. Margot Robbie’s role in the film is that of Sharon Tate, an actress.
Against a budget of $90–96 million, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood grossed $108 million at the box office. IMDb rated it at 8.3/10 while on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic, it garnered 85% and 84% respectively. The filmed grabbed two nominations at the 2019 Locarno Film Festival Awards upon its release.
3. Suite Française (2015)
The romantic World War II drama film as directed by Saul Dibb is based on the second part of Irène Némirovsky’s 2004 novel which bears the same title. It stars other popular actors and actresses like Michelle Williams, Kristin Scott Thomas, Matthias Schoenaerts, Sam Riley, Ruth Wilson and many more. Set during the early years of the German occupation of France, Suite Française was filmed on location – France and Belgium. Robbie played the role of Celine in the film.
The movie got good reviews with IMDb giving it 7/10 while Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic rated it 76% and 63% respectively. Audiences also applauded it as a good movie but box office earnings did not reflect the positive vibes it received as it recorded a mere $9.3 million against a budget of $20 million.
4. The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)
Directed by Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street is arguably one of his best projects so far as the award-winning piece raised a lot of dust upon its release. The American biographical black comedy is based on a memoir of the same title which is written by Jordan Belfort. It stars Leonardo DiCaprio in the title role with Margot Robbie playing his wife Donnie Azoff. The production budget of the movie was $100 million but it went on to earn a whopping $392 million at the box office. Also, it got 8.2/10 on IMDb while Metacritic and Rotten Tomatoes gave it 75% and 79% respectively.
The film bagged several awards with Margot Robbie scooping an Empire Award for Best Female Newcomer in 2014 for her role. Leonardo DiCaprio as the star actor also grabbed a lot of awards, including MTV Movie Award for Best Jaw-dropping Moment, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actor in a Comedy.
5. Focus (2015)
Written and directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, Will Smith and Margot Robbie make the best combo in this American romantic crime comedy-drama film. The film was released on February 27, 2015, and received mixed reviews from critics but was a success at the box office, grossing a total of $159 million of its $50 million budget.
6. I, Tonya (2017)
This biographical piece might get you emotional but it’s one of the Margot Robbie movies to look out for. It chronicles the events in the life of figure skater Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie) and her rivalry with fellow figure skater Nancy Kerrigan. It grossed $53.9 million worldwide upon its release which is a success, considering its production budget of $11 million. Margot Robbie and Allison Janney, who played her abusive mother in the film, received positive reviews from audiences and the two stars also earned several award nominations and won some for their performances.
I, Tonya received 7.5/10 on IMDb while Rotten Tomatoes gave high ratings of 89% to the film project.
7. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)
Margot Robbie played the role of a journalist named Tanya Vanderpoel in this American biographical war comedy-drama film. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot was directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa while Robert Carlock wrote it. The plot is based on the memoir The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan by Kim Barker and has movie stars like Tina Fey, Martin Freeman, Christopher Abbott, and many others depicting the characters.
IMDb rated it 6.6/10 while Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic gave it 67% and 57% but not much can be said of its box office performance. Although ratings were not so bad, the film grossed just 24.9 million against a budget of $35 million.
8. Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
Margot Robbie is seen as Queen Elizabeth I, the cousin of the title character played by Saoirse Ronan. The 2018 historical drama is based on the biography Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart by John Guy. Also appearing in supporting roles in the film are Jack Lowden, Joe Alwyn, David Tennant, Gemma Chan, and Guy Pearce.
Notably, there were mixed feelings about the film with much applaud on the costumes, as well as Robbie and Ronan’s performances while the screenplay and some irregularities in history seen in the film received backlash. However, it went on to receive three nominations at the 72nd British Academy Film Awards, and two more for Best Costume Design and Best Makeup and Hairstyling at the 91st Academy Awards. Also, Robbie got herself nominations for a SAG Award and BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress, accordingly.
The movie ranked 6.3/10 on IMDb and 63% on Rotten Tomatoes. It also earned $46.6 million against a budget of $25 million.
9. Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)
This is one movie you can watch with your family without any fear of dirty scenes. The British biographical drama film depicts what life is like for Winnie-the-Pooh creator A. A. Milne and his family, with special focus on his son Christopher Robin.
As directed by Simon Curtis and written by Frank Cottrell-Boyce and Simon Vaughan, the film premiered on 29 September 2017 in the UK, garnering mixed reviews. Popular actors and actresses, including Domhnall Gleeson and Kelly Macdonald, graced the set of the film which only grossed $7.2 million at the box office.
On the other hand, IMDb scored it 7.1/10 while it ranked 63% and 54% on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic respectively.
10. Suicide Squad (2016)
The 2016 project is an American superhero film written and directed by David Ayer with an array of stars on the cast list. Its plot is based on the activities of DC Comics supervillain that shares the same title. The film is the third in the DC Extended Universe and it depicts how a secret agent recruits incarcerated supervillains, offering them the chance to save the world through some dangerous secret missions and get reduced sentences as a reward. Asides Margot Robbie, some of the stars to watch out for in Suicide Squad are Will Smith, Jay Hernandez, Cara Delevingne, Jared Leto, Jai Courtney, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Viola Davis, Joel Kinnaman, Karen Fukuhara, Ike Barinholtz and Scott Eastwood.
Robbie played the role of Harley Quinn, a popular character in superhero films. The movie in which she played one of the main roles didn’t perform badly at the box office where it grossed $746.8 million against a budget of $175 million. It, however, got poor reviews from audiences. IMDb gave it 6/10 while on Rotten Tomatoes, it got %20 votes.
Terminal (2018) and Z For Zachariah (2015) are some other Margot Robbie movies you should watch at least once.