Elizabeth Olsen was first seen in the 1994 Revisionist western film ‘How the West Was Fun’ directed by Stuart Margolin. She made her film debut in the 2011 American thriller ‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’ directed by Sean Durkin. The film garnered much praise from critics and received a 90% approval score on Rotten Tomatoes. That same year, she also appeared in the Chris Kentis-directed American independent psychological horror film ‘Silent House’ where she played the role of ‘Sarah.’ The film opened to a mixed reception but managed to gross over $13.1 million on a budget of $2 million. The following year, she starred as ‘Sally Owen’ in the Spanish-American supernatural thriller film ‘Red Lights’ directed by Rodrigo Cortés. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and received mostly negative reviews from critics upon release. She continued to star in films such as ‘Kill Your Darlings’ (2013), ‘Oldboy’ (2013), ‘In Secret’ (2014), ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ (2014), and ‘Very Good Girls’ (2014). In 2014, she portrayed ‘Elle Brody’ in the American monster film ‘Godzilla’ directed by Gareth Edwards. The film received mostly positive reviews from critics and was a commercial success, grossing over $529 million on a budget of $160 million.
She next starred as ‘Wanda Maximoff’ in the 2015 American superhero film ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ directed by Joss Whedon. The film opened to a positive reception and was a massive box office success, grossing over $1.403 billion on a $444–495.2 million budget. The same year, she also played the role of ‘Audrey Williams’ in the Marc Abraham-directed American biographical drama film ‘I Saw the Light.’ The film was panned by critics and currently holds an 18% approval score on Rotten Tomatoes. She was next seen in films like ‘Captain America: Civil War’ (2016), ‘Ingrid Goes West’ (2017), ‘Wind River’ (2017), ‘Kodachrome’ (2018), ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ (2018), and ‘Avengers: Endgame’ (2019). In 2021, she reprised her role as ‘Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch’ in the American television miniseries ‘WandaVision’ created by Jac Schaeffer. The series received positive reviews from critics. Olsen last appeared in the 2022 American superhero film ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ directed by Sam Raimi. The film received mostly positive reviews from critics and grossed over $955.8 million on a $200 million budget.