Today, we will be taking a quick look at some of the finest as well as the worst Anne Hathaway movies and TV shows out there. The multi-talented and multiple award-winning actress has never ceased to utilize any available opportunity to wow her many fans across the world. In addition to acting, she is also a singer and producer but she is more popularly known for her works as a top Hollywood actress. The glamorous actress is one of the highest paid in the world today, thanks to her role in movies and television series. Some of the top-rated films she is known for are The Princess Diaries, Les Miserables, The Dark Knight, and Interstellar.
Since she made her acting debut in 1999, Anne Hathaway has starred in close to half a century of movies and TV shows combined. But when her stage plays are accounted for, then her performances goes above the digit that justifies a golden age. And over the course of her active 20 years in the film industry, she has received 65 award nominations, winning 54 awards in the process. The highlight of her accolades includes one Academy Awards from two nominations, one Golden Globe Awards from three nominations and one Primetime Emmy Awards from two nominations. Hathaway has also won the Women Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress and the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble. Below is a list of Anne Hathaway movies and TV shows ranked based on their box office success.
Anne Hathaway Movies and TV Shows Ranked
1. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
The Dark Knight Rises is a DC Comics British-American superhero movie. It is the third installment of The Dark Knight Rises trilogy, another series of the Batman franchise. In the film, Anne Hathaway played the role of Selena Kyle, also known to be Catwoman. The film is one of many Christopher Nolan films in which Hathaway has starred in. At the box office, the superhero action film engrossed $1.085 billion after it was produced with a budget of $250-300 million. Following ratings from 1,369,343 viewers, the film was rated 8.4/10 on IMDb.
2. Alice in Wonderland (2010)
This is one of Anne Hathaway movies, it garnered an above average rating of 6.5/10 on IMDb. It was produced with a budget of $150-200 million and received a massive $1.025 billion at the box office. Anne Hathaway was cast as White Queen in the fantasy film. The film which was based on books by Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, was directed by Tim Burton.
3. Interstellar (2014)
Anne Hathaway starred in the 2014 science fiction film as Amelia Brand. The character Amelia Brand is an astronaut who travels through wormholes in search of a new favorable habitat for humanity following its struggle to survive in its primary home. Anne Hathaway starred alongside other movie stars such as Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Bill Irwin, Michael Caine, and Ellen Burstyn. The film was made with a budget of $165 million and it earned a return of $677.5 million at the box office. The film which was directed by Christopher Nolan is rated PG-13 and it got an IMDb rating of 8.6/10, following ratings from 1,272,133 viewers.
4. Les Misérables (2012)
The musical drama film is one of the best films that Anne Hathaway has starred in. Her character in the film brought out her best performance and it propelled her to win major awards such as the Golden Globe and the prestigious Academy Awards, both for Best Supporting Actress. Her character in the film was as Fantine, a struggling mother who could barely feed her child, she later worked as a street hooker. The movie was directed by Tom Hooper. The film was released with a budget of $61 million and it engrossed a massive $441.8 million at the box office. According to the IMDb rating, it rates 7.6/10.
5. The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
The film portrays Anne as Andy Sachs, a fresh Northwestern University graduate, who gets to work as an assistant to the editor-in-chief of Runway Magazine. The comedy-drama film was directed by David Frankel. The Devil Wears Prada was rated 6.9/10 by IMDb. It was shot with a budget of $35 million and it earned a return of $326.5 million at the box office.
6. Get Smart (2008)
Anne Hathaway starred in Get Smart as Agent 99, the partner of the lead character Maxwell Smart (Steve Carell). The film was directed by Peter Segal and it made based on the book of the same name. The spy comedy film was released on June 20, 2008, and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. The movie was made with a budget of $80 million and received a return of $230.7 million at the box office. It was rated 6.5/10 by IMDb.
7. The Intern (2015)
The Intern stars Anne Hathaway as Jules Ostin. The plot follows a 70-year-old widower and retired executive from Dex One, Ben Whittaker (Robert De Niro), who applies as an intern at a fast-rising youthful e-commerce fashion startup company. He is assigned to work alongside Jules Ostin. Jules was initially skeptical about working with Ben but she slowly began to have a likeness for him. The comedy film was directed by Nancy Meyers and was first released in Belgium on September 15, 2015. Then, in the US ten days later. The film runs for 121 minutes and received an IMDb rating of 7.1/10. It was released on the budget of $35–44 million and it grossed $194 million worldwide.
8. Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Brokeback Mountain is an American romantic drama film released in 2005 with a budget of $14 million, which then got an enormous profit of $178.1 million which is more than 12 times its production budget at the box office. The film starred Anne Hathaway as Lureen Newsome Twist. It revealed the tense emotional affair between Jack Twist and Ennis Del Mar from 1963 to 1983 in the American West. The film was directed by Ang Lee and it got a 7.7/10 rating from IMDb.
9. The Princess Diaries (2001)
This is one of Anne Hathaway movies that blew her to the limelight. It is, in fact, her first mainstream movie. Anne Hathaway starred in the film as Mia, an American teenage girl who gets to learn that she comes from a European royal lineage and is the heir to the throne of a kingdom in Europe. The decision to either inherit or renounce her right to the throne permanently lies with her. The film was directed by Garry Marshall and was released on August 3, 2001, with a budget of $26 million. It was rated 6.3/10 by IMDb and it grossed about $165.3 million at the box office.
10. Love & Other Drugs (2010)
Love & Other Drugs is a romantic comedy film which starred Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway as its main characters. Anne played the role of Maggie Murdock, a love interest of the film’s lead character Jamie Randall. The film was directed by Edward Zwick and was made based on Jamie Reidy’s book, Hard Sell: The Evolution of a Viagra Salesman. The film runs for 112 minutes and it was released in the United States on November 26, 2010. It was shot with an initial budget of $30 million and it earned a profit of $73 million at the box office. The film was rated by IMDb as 6.7/10.
11. Ella Enchanted (2004)
In this Anne Hathaway film, the actress portrays the lead character, Ella. Ella is a young lady under an enchantment by a fairy, which bounds her to always obey. Ella must keep her blessing turned-curse a secret, so she does not get exploited by evil people. The fantasy romantic comedy was directed by Tommy O’Haver. Anne’s performance in the film was impressive and recognized but it was not enough to make the film a success. It was made with a budget of $31 million and it received a poor return of $27.4 million at the box office. The film was rated 6.3/10 by IMDb.
12. Colossal (2010)
This is one of Anne Hathaway movies in which she starred as the lead character. In Colossal, Hathaway featured as Gloria- an unemployed writer who is unknowingly causing havoc in South Korea through a gigantic monster that mimics her movement. The film performed woefully at the box office, registering $4.5 million return after it was produced with a budget of $15 million. The film was rated 6.2/10 by IMDb.
13. Nicholas Nickleby (2002)
This film has previously been adopted more times than often on both screen and stage play. This particular version of the film was directed by Douglas McGrath and it starred Anne Hathaway as Madeline Bray, the love interest of the film’s lead character, Nicholas Nickleby (Charlie Hunnam). Madeline is a young artist who has to work to support herself and her oppressive father after her father had lost all their money in gambling. The film received an IMDb 7.2/10 rating following reviews from 10,752 viewers. It was produced with a budget of $10 million but it made a woeful return of $3.7 million at the box office.
14. Havoc (2005)
Of all the Anne Hathaway movies and TV shows, Havoc is rated as one of the poorest; judging by its production budget to its return at the box office, as well as its low ratings. The film was produced with a budget of $9 million and performed very poor at the box office as it only managed $371 thousand in return. The film’s rating was poor as well, rating just above the average mark with a 5.5/10 rating by IMDb.