Hollywood heroine Natalie Portman took another trip around the sun today, along with famous twins Johnny Depp and Michael J. Fox. The actress turns forty today, if you can believe it, and the star has a lot to celebrate.
Natalie Portman has been in the limelight since she was just a girl, and hasn’t stopped shining since. Between the accolades for the actress’ performance, effort in activism, and several coveted roles, Natalie has a lot to be proud of as she exits her thirties. We’ve gathered our favorite Natalie Portman movies to honor one of Hollywood’s hardest working women. Check out our favorite Portmans below.
Natalie Portman may have made her debut in the now-iconic Leon: The Professional, but she was a child actor in several other notable roles. If you ask us, she doesn’t get the respect she deserves to be seen 90s bank robbery movie, Michael Manas Warmth.
Portman was only fourteen years old when she appeared in one of the biggest piracy movies of all time, without which there would be no City or baby driver. Natalie has a small role, but she managed to show off her acting skills and signature tears alongside Robert De Niro and Al Pacino. If you ask us, it’s not bad for your second feature film.
Moving right through the years, Natalie Portman at the age of fifteen starred in 1996 Mars Attack! exactly a year later WarmthWorking with another famous writer after Besson, Allen and Mann, with one of Tim Burton’s best films.
Before Tim Burton, movies were parodies of themselves. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar ChildrenThe world’s s passed in the 2010s, Mars Attack! Presents some of the director’s best instincts. The film is funny, quirky, and pokes fun at American ineptitude like the one we see when Edward Scissorhands enters the suburbs. Portman plays the president’s daughter, and takes the direct role with ease.
People don’t know about 2009 Brothers plus they know Garden StateBut they should. Not because they’re the same movies, though – while Garden State Gives the audience a quirky love story with lots of glitz and glitz the shins song music, Brothers Gives the audience a tragic love triangle in a picture in which the acting dominates the filmmaking.
Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Natalie Portman Star Brothers, which tells the story of an army man who returns from a turbulent stint in Afghanistan and tries to pick up his life from where he left it. Tobey Maguire’s performance Brothers Easily his best, and we suspect he could have delivered his most epic theatrical performance if it weren’t for Natalie Portman’s expertise in her co-starring role.
OK, We’ll Give People What They Want – 2010 black swan Natalie Portman in her career, and perhaps the biggest performance in all of her filmography. When black swan Came together, Portman teamed up with yet another contemporary autobiography, as Darren Aronofsky offered her one of the most challenging parts to date.
Portman plays a troubled ballet dancer who, like the dancers who perform on stage in some of the world’s most famous ballets, has suffered. Portman trained to be a ballet dancer to delve into her role, and her hard work shows on screen.
Don’t take our word for it – Portman was awarded the Academy Award for Best Actress black swan, along with a slew of other wins from film academies across the board. 2010 may have been the best year yet for Portman, but he still has a lot to offer.
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