Emma Thompson is an actress with a dazzling and multi-talented personality. Her unceasing caliber has always made her an enigma as well as a crowd pleaser. She plays broad comic moments with an effort that always remains infectious. However, she also can show irony and a bone drying brain, with her searing vulnerability melting the coldest hearts at some instances. Despite having her misfires, that can never permit anyone to dismiss her breathtaking versatility as an actor. Emma has been a serene presence in the movie industry, it would be an understatement to call her an underrated treasure. Here are ten movies that show why Emma Thompson is the best.
Top Ten Movies by Emma Thompson of all time
10. Last Chance Harvey
A rumpled man travels to London for the daughter’s wedding. The wedding goes on as planned and he is happy to be a father, hopefully, a grandfather. However, something different takes place and affects his personal life. A beautiful woman lifts his adventurous spirits, and he falls in love. Joel Hopkins directs the 93 minutes’ movie. The actors of the film are Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman, Eileen Atkins and Kathy Baker.
9. Primary Colors
In ‘Primary Colors,’ a guy happens to join a campaign in the United States of America. The campaign involves the presidency, and he campaigns for a ‘smooth operator’ candidate. Will they succeed to take the highest office in the world? Mike Nichols directs the 143 minutes’ movie. The actors are Emma Thompson, John Travolta, Larry Hagman and Kathy Bates.
8. Nanny Mcphee
In the ‘Nanny Mcphee’ movie, a governess makes use of magic to rein the behaviors of eight children that she takes care of. The 97 minutes’ thriller has Kirk Jones as the director. The actors on board are Colin Firth, Emma Thompson, Kelly Macdonald and Angela Lansbury. The film forms one of the best that Emma Thompson has acted, and her role is played incredibly.
7. Love Actually
Love Actually’ goes after the lives of eight couples who differ in many ways in regards to their love life. The film uses some loosely interrelated tales that are all set during a frantic month ahead of Christmas. The scene of both the couples and the movie is London, England. Richard Curtis directs the film which goes for 135 minutes. The actors are Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Martine McCutcheon and Laura Linney.
6. Angels in America
Tony Kushner is a playwright who adapts his political momentum about the Aids crisis that faced the world in the eighties. He uses a group of connected but separate individuals to advance his course of action. The movie is one of the longest that you can ever watch, as it runs for 352 minutes. The actors are Meryl Streep, Al Pacino, Mary- Louise Parker and Emma Thompson.
5. The Remains of the Day
In ‘The Remains of the Day,’ we come across a butler who happens to sacrifice his soul and body to service before the Second World War begins. Late enough, he comes to realize how his loyalty is misguided upon his lordly boss. James Ivory directs the 134 minutes’ movie about an important historical occurrence. The actors compose of Anthony Hopkins, John Haycraft, Emma Thompson and Christopher Reeve.
In ‘Wit,’ a renowned academic professor is forced to look at her life again after a diagnostic turns positive. He doctors inform her that she has Ovarian cancer in the 99 minutes Mike Nichols directed movie. The actors include Christopher Lloyd, Emma Thompson, Audra McDonald and Eileen Atkins.
3. In the Name of the Father
When terrorist activities take place, the authorities use the most desperate measures to try and unravel the truth. Unfortunately, one of those measures is to torture suspects and coerce them to admit having committed the offenses. In the film, a man is compelled to accept having being involved in the IRA bombing despite not having done that, something that also imprisons his father. A vigorous English lawyer attempts to free them. The 133 minutes’ film has Jim Sheridan as the director. The actors are Pete Postlethwaite, Daniel Day-Lewis, Philip King and Alison Crosbie.
2. Howards End
Howards End’ s one of the few movies where when a successful business person happens to thwart the bequest of his lover’s estate to a different lady. James Ivory directs the 140 minutes’ thriller movie. The actors are Emma Thompson, Anthony Hopkins, Helena Bonham Carter and Vanessa Redgrave.
1. Sense and Sensibility
A rich guy called Mr. Dashwood passes away and leaves his three daughters as well as the second wife destitute. The rules of inheritance used by the man are the ones that exit the family members with no property. Ang Lee directs the 136 minutes’ movie acted by Kate Winslet, Emma Thompson, Tom Wilkinson and James Fleet.
Emma Thompson New Movies 2017-2018
1. Beauty and the Beast
‘Beauty and the Beast’ is set for release in 2017. The film is an adaptation of the famous Disney fairy tale about a young lady who falls in love with a monstrous prince. Bill Condon is the director of ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ a film written by Stephen Chbosky and Evan Spiliotopoulos. The stars in the same movie include Dan Steven, Emma Watson, and Ewan McGregor.
Princess Merida is determined to make a good path in life, something that makes her defy some customs that later bring chaos to the kingdom. After one wish is granted, Merida must rely on her archery and bravery skills to overturn a beastly curse. Brenda Chapman and Mark Andrews are the directors of the film written by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman. The actors are Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, and Kelly Macdonald.
Emma Thompson is the actress we should look at if the future of Hollywood is to be bright. She is a sweet and beautiful actor who thrills many people and continues to gain global fame.