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List of Emma Roberts Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Blow (2001)
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Blow
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11

Blow follows the life cocaine smuggler George Jung who, when young, saw his family struggle with financial difficulties and decided to never suffer the same way himself. He deals in marijuana and later cocaine and becomes rich. However, eventually he has to face the consequences of his deeds, and they are not just legal ramifications. 

Starring:
Johnny Depp, Ray Liotta, Penelope Cruz, Penélope Cruz, Franka Potente, Rachel Griffiths
Directed By:
Ted Demme
2. It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
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8
It's Kind of a Funny Story
PG-13
22
8

Teenager Craig Gilner decides to check himself into a mental health clinic after contemplating suicide. Throughout his stay, Craig develops a better grip on life and learns to cope with his depression as he becomes close to another patient Bobby and forms a romantic relationship with Noelle.

Starring:
Zoë Kravitz, Lauren Graham, Viola Davis, Keir Gilchrist, Dana DeVestern
Directed By:
Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck
3. We're the Millers (2013)
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We're the Millers
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20

A small time pot dealer, David Clark, finds himself in a huge debt after his cash and stash are stolen. He must now bring a drug shipment from Mexico to the US. To do so without arousing suspicion, he creates a fake family by persuading his neighbour, customer and a teen. 

Role:
Casey Mathis
Directed By:
Rawson Marshall Thurber
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Kiss
4. Lymelife (2008)
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4
Lymelife
R
8
4

The life of Charlie Bragg, a hapless husband and father, is turned upside down when he is diagnosed with Lyme disease. His wife takes a job working for their neighbor, Mickey Bartlett. But problem is that Mickey is a womanizer, something even which his wife is aware of. Meanwhile Adrianna, the Bragg’s teen daughter and Scott, the Bartlett’s teen son, try to maintain their sanity as tensions continue to rise.  

Role:
Adrianna Bragg
Starring:
Kieran Culkin, Cynthia Nixon, Alec Baldwin, Timothy Hutton, Jill Hennessy
Directed By:
Derick Martini
5. Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)
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5
Celeste & Jesse Forever
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9
5

Celeste and Jesse have been together for a long time, and they get married quite early, but soon find themselves drifting away from each other. Therefore, they decide to have a divorce but still maintain their friendships, while they see other people as well.

Starring:
Andy Samberg, Elijah Wood, Janel Parrish, Chris Pine, Rashida Jones, Ari Graynor
Directed By:
Lee Toland Krieger
6. The Winning Season (2009)
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4
The Winning Season
PG-13
7
4

A divorcee and alcoholic former coach Bill Greaves neglects his parental responsibilities, thereby getting estranged from his teenage daughter. He gets a second chance when his friend Terry offers him a job as coach of the girls’ floundering versity basketball team. Though initially lackadaisical, he soon helps boost the team’s competitive spirit. In turn, the girls help him in his relationship with his daughter.

Role:
Abby
Starring:
Sam Rockwell, Rooney Mara, Rob Corddry, Emily Rios
Directed By:
Jim Strouse
7. Delirium (2014)
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3
Delirium
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3
Role:
Lena Haloway
Starring:
Gregg Sulkin, Billy Campbell, Ian Anthony Dale, Jeanine Mason
Directed By:
Rodrigo García
8. Nerve (2016)
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Nerve
PG-13
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9

This techno-thriller adventure film based on Jeanne Ryan’s 2012 novel follows an introvert high school student Vee Delmonico. On her friend’s insistence, Vee signs up for a popular online augmented reality game, Nerve, which challenges players to perform one daring task after another in exchange for money. However, danger increases at every level and eventually things become scarier for Vee.

Role:
Vee
Starring:
Directed By:
Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman
9. The Art of Getting By (2011)
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The Art of Getting By
PG-13
13
6

This romantic drama film revolves around a lonely teenage boy named George, who has no interest in going to school. However, things begin to change after he becomes friends with a popular but complicated girl named Sally, who gives him motivation for attending school

Role:
Sally Howe
Starring:
Alicia Silverstone, Elizabeth Reaser, Freddie Highmore, Ann Dowd, Marcus Carl Franklin
Directed By:
Gavin Wiesen
10. The Hunt (2020)
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The Hunt
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8
Role:
Yoga Pants
Starring:
Hilary Swank, Ike Barinholtz, Wayne Duvall, Ethan Suplee
Directed By:
Craig Zobel
11. Ashby (2015)
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Ashby
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7
4

Ed Wallis is a high school student who becomes acquainted with Ashby, his neighbor, who is terminally ill, and has only few months to live. Although Ashby is a retired CIA agent, he lies to Ed, telling him that he is a retired napkin salesman. Ed starts having doubts after finding a cupboard full of weapons.

Role:
Eloise
Starring:
Mickey Rourke, Sarah Silverman, Kevin Dunn, Nat Wolff
Directed By:
Tony McNamara
12. Scream 4 (2011)
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Scream 4
R
18
11

The fourth installment in the Scream franchise follows Sidney Prescott returning to Woodsboro on the fifteenth anniversary of the Woodsboro murders by the killer known as Ghostface. Unfortunately, her return also coincides with the return of Ghostface who starts killing again, putting Sidney and her loved ones in mortal danger. 

Starring:
Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Hayden Panettiere, Anthony Anderson, Adam Brody, Lucy Hale
Directed By:
Wes Craven
13. Palo Alto (2013)
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5
Palo Alto
R
9
5

Palo Alto is a teen drama film which revolves around the lives of multiple teenagers in a small Californian town, who due to lack of parental guidance, get into substance abuse and casual sex, which leads them down a path of destruction.

Role:
April
Starring:
Val Edward Kilmer, James Franco, Francis Ford Coppola, Margaret Qualley, Jack Kilmer, Nat Wolff, Olivia Crocicchia
Directed By:
Gia Coppola
14. Holidate (2020)
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Holidate
TV-MA
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7

Holidate is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of two strangers, who are tired of being single on holidays. Therefore, they agree to be each other’s plus-ones throughout the year, but eventually develop feelings for one another.

Role:
Sloane
Starring:
Jessica Capshaw, Nicola Peltz, Kristin Chenoweth
15. Adult World (2013)
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4
Adult World
R
7
4

Adult World is a comedy drama film which tells the story of a young girl, Amy, a recent college graduate who dreams of becoming a great poet. She takes up a job as a clerk at an adult bookshop, and soon meets her idol Rat Billings. She tries to convince him to take her on as his protégé.

Role:
Amy
Starring:
Evan Peters, John Cusack, Cloris Leachman, Summer Shelton, Chris Riggi, Shannon Woodward
Directed By:
Scott Coffey
16. Wild Child (2008)
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Wild Child
PG-13
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Poppy Moore, a spoiled teenager from a wealthy Malibu family is sent by her father to her late mother’s strict British convent, Abbey Mounts. She rebelliously resolves to misbehave to get expelled, and antagonizes all dorm girls and also, Principal Mrs. Kingsley. As Principal’s son Freddie shows interest in her, she decides to use it; but soon realizes some truths of life. 

Role:
Poppy
Starring:
Alex Pettyfer, Aidan Quinn, Natasha Richardson, Johnny Pacar
Directed By:
Nick Moore
17. The Blackcoat's Daughter (2015)
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5
The Blackcoat's Daughter
R
9
5

The Blackcoat’s Daughter is a horror thriller film which tells the story of two girls stranded in a boarding school during the winter. Things take a turn when they realize that in order to survive, they will need to battle against a sinister mysterious force.

Role:
Joan
Starring:
Lauren Holly, James Remar, Lucy Boynton, Kiernan Shipka
Directed By:
Oz Perkins
18. Nancy Drew (2007)
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5
Nancy Drew
PG
9
5

Based on the popular book series of the same name, this mystery crime thriller film tells the story of teen detective Nancy Drew, who accompanies her father to Los Angeles on a business trip. When a film star gets murdered, she decides to investigate the killing.

Role:
Nancy Drew
Starring:
Adam Goldberg, Rachael Leigh Cook, Bruce Willis, Kay Panabaker, Craig Gellis, Rich Cooper
Directed By:
Andrew Fleming
19. 4.3.2.1. (2010)
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4.3.2.1.
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4

Four friends - Shannon, Joanne, Kerrys and Cassandra inadvertently get roped into a crime caper while they are at a restaurant. They strive to escape thief Dillon and his gang of thugs, shifting from London to New York.

Role:
Joanne
Starring:
Mandy Patinkin, Kevin Smith, Jacob Anderson, Ophelia Lovibond, Tamsin Egerton, Shanika Warren-Markland
Directed By:
Noel Clarke, Mark Davis
20. Valentine's Day (2010)
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Valentine's Day
PG-13
15
10

A Valentine’s Day witnesses remarkable ups and downs in some intersecting relationships in Los Angeles. Married-for-many-years grandparents wither a crisis, a lady army officer chats for hours with a businessman co-passenger, a florist plans to propose to his school-teacher girlfriend who has inadvertently fallen for a married man, whereas a sports-reporter is assigned to cover ‘Valentine’s Day’ ……which holds many more twists. 

Starring:
Julia Roberts, Taylor Lautner, Jennifer Garner, Anne Hathaway, Patrick Dempsey, Queen Latifah, Eric Dane
Directed By:
21. Little Italy (2018)
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Little Italy
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8
4
Role:
Nikki Angioli
Starring:
Hayden Christensen, Danny Aiello, Jane Seymour, Alyssa Milano, Andrea Martin
Directed By:
Donald Petrie
22. Twelve (2010)
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Twelve
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4

A high school dropout eventually turns to dealing drugs. But he finds himself in a shock, and his life turns upside down, when his cousin is killed brutally, and his best friend is arrested for the murder.

Starring:
Kiefer Sutherland, Erik Per Sullivan, Zoë Kravitz, Chace Crawford, Rory Culkin, Philip Ettinger
Directed By:
23. Billionaire Boys Club (2018)
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4
Billionaire Boys Club
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6
4

Based on real events, Billionaire Boys Club is a crime drama thriller film which tells the story of a group of boys from wealthy families in 1980s LA, who come up with a scam that allows them to earn a lot of money in a short time. However, things don’t go well, and eventually it leads to murder.

Role:
Sydney
Starring:
Judd Nelson, Kevin Spacey, Ansel Elgort, Taron Egerton, Suki Waterhouse
Directed By:
James Cox
24. I Am Michael (2015)
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4
I Am Michael
5
4
Role:
Rebekah Fuller
Starring:
Avan Jogia, Daryl Hannah, Lesley Ann Warren, James Franco, Zachary Quinto, Charlie Carver
Directed By:
Justin Kelly
25. Hotel for Dogs (2009)
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5
Hotel for Dogs
PG
8
5

Hotel for Dogs is a comedy film which tells the story of two orphaned siblings Andi and Bruce, who are not allowed to take any pets home. Therefore they decide to take in stray dogs along with their family dog at a vacant hotel.  The hotel is soon transformed into an ideal shelter for dogs.

Role:
Andi
Starring:
Jake T. Austin, Don Cheadle, Lisa Kudrow, Kevin Dillon, Johnny Simmons, Troy Gentile, Lisa Kudrow
Directed By:
Thor Freudenthal
26. Virginia (2010)
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Virginia
R
4
4
Starring:
Garrett Clayton, Jennifer Connelly, Barry Shabaka Henley, Ed Harris, Carrie Preston
Directed By:
Dustin Lance Black
27. Aquamarine (2006)
10
6
Aquamarine
PG
10
6

Aquamarine is a fantasy comedy film which tells the story of a mermaid who falls in love with a handsome lifeguard, after getting stranded at a beach resort. She eventually befriends two local teenage girls and asks them to help her win his heart, in exchange for a wish.  

Role:
Claire
Starring:
Arielle Kebbel, Bruce Spence, Sara Paxton, Jake McDorman
Directed By:
Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum
28. Paradise Hills (2018)
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5
Paradise Hills
TV-14
6
5
Role:
Uma
Starring:
Milla Jovovich, Eiza González, Jeremy Irvine, Danielle Macdonald
Directed By:
Alice Waddington
29. Empire State (2013)
5
5
Empire State
R
5
5

Empire State is a crime drama thriller film which tells the story of Chris, who is forced to take up a low-paying job as a security guard in a company after he failed to get into the police academy. He loses his friend during a robbery but the company doesn’t give the family the full compensation. Therefore, Chris decides to steal some of the money he is guarding to give to his partner’s widow.

Starring:
Chris Diamantopoulos, Dwayne Johnson, Liam Hemsworth, Michael Angarano, Paul Ben-Victor, Jerry Ferrara
Directed By:
Dito Montiel
30. Cults: Go Outside (Supervideo) (2011)
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2
Cults: Go Outside (Supervideo)
9
2
Starring:
Dave Franco, Dave Franco
Directed By:
Patrick Hoelck
31. We're the Millers: The Miller Makeovers (2013)
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4
We're the Millers: The Miller Makeovers
12
4
Role:
Casey Mathis
Starring:
Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, Will Poulter
32. Emma Roberts: I Wanna Be (2005)
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3
Emma Roberts: I Wanna Be
7
3
Role:
Emma Roberts
33. Emma Roberts: Dummy (2005)
6
3
Emma Roberts: Dummy
6
3
Role:
Emma Roberts
34. Who We Are Now (2017)
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3
Who We Are Now
6
3
Starring:
Jimmy Smits, Gloria Reuben, Jason Biggs, Ray Bouderau
Directed By:
Matthew Newton
35. BigLove (2001)
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3
BigLove
6
3
Role:
Delilah
Starring:
Sam Rockwell, Mary McCormack, Kane Ritchotte, Kelly Nickels
Directed By:
Leif Tilden
36. Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac (2010)
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4
Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac
5
4
Role:
Alice Leeds
Starring:
Anton Yelchin, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Maki Horikita, Yûya Tegoshi
Directed By:
Hans Canosa
37. The Girl with the Tramp Stamp Tattoo (2011)
5
4
The Girl with the Tramp Stamp Tattoo
5
4
Starring:
Joe Manganiello, Brian Huskey, Nick Corirossi, Natalie Hoy
Directed By:
Matt Villines, Osmany Rodriguez
38. In a Relationship (2018)
5
5
In a Relationship
5
5
Role:
Hallie
Starring:
Michael Angarano, Dree Hemingway, Jay Ellis, Patrick Gibson
Directed By:
Sam Boyd
39. Grand Champion (2002)
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4
Grand Champion
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3
4
Role:
Sister
Starring:
Julia Roberts, Bruce Willis, Joey Lauren Adams, Jacob Fisher
Directed By:
Barry Tubb
40. Spymate (2006)
2
4
Spymate
PG
2
4
Starring:
Debra Jo Rupp, Pat Morita, Barry Bostwick, Richard Kind, Jay Brazeau
Directed By:
Robert Vince

Animation Movies

Family Guy
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4
Family Guy
TV-14
18
4
Starring:
Bryce Dallas Howard, Liam Neeson, Lauren Bacall, Ariana Grande, Bryan Cranston, Jason Priestley, Erik Estrada
Directed By:
The Flight Before Christmas (2008)
5
3
The Flight Before Christmas
G
5
3
Role:
Wilma (voice)
Starring:
Norm MacDonald, Olli Jantunen, Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Vuokko Hovatta
Directed By:
Michael Hegner, Kari Juusonen

Special Appearance/Cameo

America's Sweethearts (2001)
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6
America's Sweethearts
PG-13
9
6

America’s Sweethearts is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of a movie publicist who has to deal with the split of the co-stars of his movie, while keeping journalists as bay, while a reclusive director is holding the print of his film hostage. 

Role:
Girl in Purple T-shirt (uncredited)
Starring:
Billy Crystal, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Alan Arkin, Rainn Wilson, Stanley Tucci, Ann Cusack, Christopher Walken
Directed By:
Joe Roth

TV Shows

American Horror Story
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8
American Horror Story
TV-MA
32
8
Starring:
Sarah Paulson, Alexandra Daddario, Taissa Farmiga, Neil Patrick Harris, Matt Bomer, Kathy Bates, James Cromwell
Directed By:
Drake & Josh
12
3
Drake & Josh
TV-Y7
12
3
Starring:
AnnaSophia Robb, Nathan Kress, Tom Kenny, Minka Kelly, Gary Coleman, Dianna Agron, Vanessa Hudgens
Directed By:
Scream Queens
12
4
Scream Queens
TV-14
12
4
Role:
Chanel Oberlin (23 episodes, 2015-2016)
Starring:
Keke Palmer, Chad Michael Murray, Jamie Lee Curtis, Brooke Shields, John Stamos, Lea Michele, Abigail Breslin
Directed By:
Drake: Nice for What (2018)
6
3
Drake: Nice for What
6
3
Starring:
Yara Shahidi, Issa Rae, Zoe Saldana, Olivia Wilde, Michelle Rodriguez
Directed By:
Karena Evans
Unfabulous
6
3
Unfabulous
6
3
Role:
Addie Singer (41 episodes, 2004-2007)
Starring:
Cris Judd, Tyler Blackburn, Bailee Madison, Hayley Kiyoko, Markus Flanagan, Brandon Mychal Smith, Molly Hagan
Directed By:
Haziq and the Giggles: Testosterone (2012)
4
3
Haziq and the Giggles: Testosterone
4
3
Role:
Woman
Starring:
Shiloh Fernandez, Haziq and the Giggles
Directed By:
Petro Papahadjopoulos

Emma Roberts Awards

MTV Movie & TV Awards
We're the Millers Best Kiss 2014