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All of Emily Blunt's movies, ranked by critics

All of Emily Blunt's movies, ranked by critics
  • Emily Blunt is known for her roles in films like "The Devil Wears Prada" and "Edge of Tomorrow."
  • Blunt's best-rated films include "A Quiet Place" (2018) and "The Muppets" (2011).
  • She also starred in critical misfires like "The Huntsman: Winter's War" and "Gulliver's Travels."

Emily Blunt is a Golden Globe-award winning actress who has gone from playing supporting roles in films like "The Devil Wears Prada" to leading blockbusters like "Mary Poppins Returns" (2018).

The British-American actress has earned acclaim through the years and has mastered a variety of genres from action thrillers to independent dramas.

But with around 30 films under her belt, not all of them have been evenly praised by critics.

Here's a ranking of Blunt's movies, according to critical ratings on Rotten Tomatoes:

Note: All scores were current on the date of publication and are subject to change. Films without critical scores and roles where Blunt was uncredited were not included.

Blunt's lowest-rated film is "The Huntsman: Winter's War" (2016).

Blunt's lowest-rated film is "The Huntsman: Winter's War" (2016).
It's a fantasy film. Universal Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 19%

Summary: In the sequel to "Snow White and The Huntsman" (2012), Ice Queen Freya (Blunt) brings her villainous sister Ravenna (Charlize Theron) back from the brink of death.

As they proclaim a new reign over the Enchanted Forest, the Huntsman (Chris Hemsworth) and his love Sara (Jessica Chastain) rise to defeat them.

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She was Princess Mary in "Gulliver's Travels" (2010).

She was Princess Mary in "Gulliver's Travels" (2010).
Jason Segel and Emily Blunt in "Gulliver's Travels." 20th Century Fox

Rotten Tomatoes score: 20%

Summary: Based on the story by Jonathan Swift, "Gulliver's Travels" follows loud-mouthed Gulliver (Jack Black) to a lost island in the Bermuda Triangle where he discovers a civilization of minuscule people.

A giant among them, Gulliver gains favor with the islanders and their ruler Princess Mary (Blunt).

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In "Arthur Newman" (2012) she played Michaela "Mike" Fitzgerald.

In "Arthur Newman" (2012) she played Michaela "Mike" Fitzgerald.
Colin Firth and Emily Blunt in "Arthur Newman." Cinedigm

Rotten Tomatoes score: 20%

Summary: In the comedic drama "Arthur Newman," Colin Firth played Wallace Avery, a divorced middle-aged man who tries to reinvent himself under a new identity: golf pro Arthur Newman.

But on the road to his new life he runs into Michaela "Mike" Fitzgerald (Blunt), a woman with her own troubled past, and they find solace in each other.

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The actress voiced Juliet in "Sherlock Gnomes" (2018).

The actress voiced Juliet in "Sherlock Gnomes" (2018).
Emily Blunt also voiced Juliet in "Gnomeo and Juliet." Paramount Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 27%

Summary: In this sequel to "Gnomeo and Juliet" (2011), Blunt returned as Juliet.

When garden gnomes begin disappearing all over London, Gnomeo and Juliet recruit the help of detective Sherlock Gnomes (Johnny Depp) and Dr. Watson (Chiwetel Ejiofor).

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Blunt is a farmer in "Wild Mountain Thyme" (2020).

Blunt is a farmer in "Wild Mountain Thyme" (2020).
Emily Blunt in "Wild Mountain Thyme." Likely Story

Rotten Tomatoes score: 29%

Summary: In Ireland, farmer Rosemary Muldoon (Blunt) falls for her neighbor Anthony Reilly (Jamie Dornan), who seems to have inherited a family curse.

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Blunt played Rose in "Wild Target" (2010).

Blunt played Rose in "Wild Target" (2010).
"Wild Target" is filled with action scenes. Freestyle Releasing

Rotten Tomatoes score: 33%

Summary: In the action-comedy "Wild Target," Europe's most sought-after assassin Victor Maynard (Bill Nighy) hesitates before he takes out an art thief named Rose (Blunt) and he ends up protecting her instead.

On the run, Victor surprises himself by taking on a protegee named Tony (Rupert Grint) as well.

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In the horror thriller "The Wolfman" (2010) she was Gwen Conliffe.

In the horror thriller "The Wolfman" (2010) she was Gwen Conliffe.
Emily Blunt in "The Wolfman." Universal Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 34%

Summary: In the suspense-filled horror movie "The Wolfman," Lawrence Talbot (Benicio Del Toro), a man of science and rational thought, grapples with a monstrous new identity after he is attacked by a werewolf and he starts to transform.

Blunt had a supporting role in the film as Gwen Conliffe, the fiancée of the creature's first victim.

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Blunt starred as Rachel Watson in "The Girl on the Train" (2016).

Blunt starred as Rachel Watson in "The Girl on the Train" (2016).
"The Girl on the Train" is based on a book. Universal

Rotten Tomatoes score: 44%

Summary: Based on the novel by Paula Hawkins, "The Girl on the Train" centers around Rachel Watson (Blunt), a woman reeling from her recent divorce who uses alcohol as a coping mechanism.

One day, on a passing train, Rachel witnesses something awful and becomes entangled in a mystery larger than herself.

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In "Wind Chill" (2007) she played the Girl.

In "Wind Chill" (2007) she played the Girl.
Emily Blunt in "Wind Chill." Sony Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 46%

Summary: In the suspense thriller "Wind Chill" a Guy (Ashton Holmes) and Girl (Blunt) meet on a wintry night and find themselves run off a country road by an unknown vehicle. As they try to survive the freezing conditions, they unravel a sinister local legend.

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The actress voiced Tempest Shadow in "My Little Pony: The Movie" (2017).

The actress voiced Tempest Shadow in "My Little Pony: The Movie" (2017).
Tempest Shadow in the film. Lionsgate

Rotten Tomatoes score: 46%

Summary: In the family-oriented animated adventure "My Little Pony: The Movie," Twilight Sparkle (Tara Strong) and her friends defend Ponyville from the evil Tempest Shadow (Blunt) and Storm King (Liev Schreiber) by departing on a journey beyond the bounds of Equestria.

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Blunt voiced Juliet in the animated comedy "Gnomeo and Juliet" (2011).

Blunt voiced Juliet in the animated comedy "Gnomeo and Juliet" (2011).
It's a film for children. Touchstone Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 55%

Summary: In the animated comedy "Gnomeo and Juliet," Gnomeo (James McAvoy) and Juliet (Blunt) are two star-crossed garden gnomes who fall in love despite an ongoing feud between their respective neighbors.

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In "The Five-Year Engagement" (2012) she was Violet Barnes.

In "The Five-Year Engagement" (2012) she was Violet Barnes.
Emily Blunt in "The Five-Year Engagement." Universal Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 63%

Summary: In the unconventional comedy "The Five-Year Engagement," Tom Solomon (Jason Segel) and Violet Barnes (Blunt) face a variety of unexpected obstacles on the road towards matrimony.

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Blunt appeared as Ruthie Draper in "Dan in Real Life" (2007).

Blunt appeared as Ruthie Draper in "Dan in Real Life" (2007).
Emily Blunt as Ruthie Draper. Buena Vista

Rotten Tomatoes score: 65%

Summary: After losing his wife, advice columnist Dan Burns (Steve Carell) struggles to regain normalcy in his life when he takes his three daughters to Rhode Island for an annual family reunion.

But straight-laced Dan surprises himself when he falls for his brother's new girlfriend Marie (Juliette Binoche) and she develops feelings for him in return.

Blunt had a supporting role in the film as Ruthie Draper, Dan's childhood friend.

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In "The Jane Austen Book Club" (2007) she played Prudie.

In "The Jane Austen Book Club" (2007) she played Prudie.
Emily Blunt in "The Jane Austen Book Club." Sony Pictures Classics

Rotten Tomatoes score: 66%

Summary: In the romantic comedy "The Jane Austen Book Club," a group of five women and one man meet to discuss the varied works of Jane Austen and realize that life imitates art as the themes of the books impact their romantic lives.

Blunt had a leading role as Prudie, a married French teacher who finds herself falling for a younger man.

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The actress was Harriet in "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen" (2011).

The actress was Harriet in "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen" (2011).
"Salmon Fishing in the Yemen" is a drama. CBS Films

Rotten Tomatoes score: 67%

Summary: At the behest of her client Yemeni Sheikh (Amr Waked), consultant Harriet (Blunt) approaches a fisheries expert named Dr. Alfred Jones (Ewan McGregor) with the seemingly impossible task of introducing salmon fishing to the waters of Yemen.

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Blunt played Valerie in "The Great Buck Howard" (2008).

Blunt played Valerie in "The Great Buck Howard" (2008).
Emily Blunt in "The Great Buck Howard." Magnolia

Rotten Tomatoes score: 71%

Summary: In the dramatic comedy "The Great Buck Howard," an aging mentalist and fading star named Buck Howard (John Malkovich) hopes to revitalize his career in its third act by taking on new road manager Troy Gable (Colin Hanks) and fiery publicist Valerie Brennan (Blunt).

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She starred opposite Matt Damon in "The Adjustment Bureau" (2011).

She starred opposite Matt Damon in "The Adjustment Bureau" (2011).
Matt Damon and Emily Blunt in the film. Universal Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 71%

Summary: In a romance film with a science-fiction twist, politician David Norris (Matt Damon) falls for a ballet dancer named Elise Sellas (Blunt) before realizing that mysterious men from a shadowy organization called the Adjustment Bureau are doing everything in their power to keep them apart.

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Blunt starred as the Baker's Wife in "Into the Woods" (2014).

Blunt starred as the Baker's Wife in "Into the Woods" (2014).
Emily Blunt and James Corden as The Baker and his wife. Disney

Rotten Tomatoes score: 71%

Summary: Based on a Broadway musical of the same name, "Into the Woods" follows a Baker (James Corden) and his wife (Blunt) as a Witch (Meryl Streep) tasks them with finding a cow, a cape, a lock of hair, and a golden slipper.

Their quest introduces them to an array of fairytale characters, from Cinderella (Anna Kendrick) to Red Riding Hood (Lilla Crawford).

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The actress was Norah in the drama "Sunshine Cleaning" (2009).

The actress was Norah in the drama "Sunshine Cleaning" (2009).
Emily Blunt in "Sunshine Cleaning." Overture Films

Rotten Tomatoes score: 74%

Summary: In the dark dramatic comedy "Sunshine Cleaning," sisters Rose (Amy Adams) and Norah Lorkowski (Blunt) scrape by with a new family business: cleaning up crime scenes.

As Rose and Norah help families in the aftermath of horrific losses, they find their own relationship changing for the better.

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In "The Devil Wears Prada" (2006) she played Emily.

In "The Devil Wears Prada" (2006) she played Emily.
The film is based on a book. 20th Century Fox

Rotten Tomatoes score: 75%

Summary: In the fashion comedy "The Devil Wears Prada," Andrea (Anne Hathaway) tries to climb the corporate ladder of the fashion-magazine world as she competes with fellow assistant Emily (Blunt) for the attention of their demanding boss Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep).

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Blunt played Queen Victoria in "The Young Victoria" (2009).

Blunt played Queen Victoria in "The Young Victoria" (2009).
The film is a docudrama. GK Films

Rotten Tomatoes score: 76%

Summary: As she turns 18, Princess Victoria (Blunt) finds herself caught between love for Prince Albert (Rupert Friend) and duty to her country in the royal drama "The Young Victoria."

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Blunt starred as Mary Poppins in "Mary Poppins Returns" (2018).

Blunt starred as Mary Poppins in "Mary Poppins Returns" (2018).
Emily Blunt in "Mary Poppins Returns." Walt Disney Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 79%

Summary: In a follow-up to the classic Disney film "Mary Poppins" (1964), Blunt filled in for Julie Andrews as the inimitable Mary Poppins.

Set in 1930s London, Mary returns to aid the Banks family with the help of a charming lamplighter named Jack (Lin-Manuel Miranda).

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She was Jane Liddle in "Charlie Wilson's War" (2007).

She was Jane Liddle in "Charlie Wilson's War" (2007).
Tom Hanks and Emily Blunt in "Charlie Wilson's War." Universal Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 82%

Summary: Based on a true story, the dramatic comedy "Charlie Wilson's War" follows US Congressman Charlie Wilson (Tom Hanks) and CIA operative Gust Avrakotos (Philip Seymour Hoffman) in their efforts to privately fund and aid Afghan soldiers during the Soviet-Afghan War.

Blunt had a supporting role in the film as Jane Liddle, Charlie's love interest.

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In "Your Sister's Sister" (2011) she played Iris.

In "Your Sister's Sister" (2011) she played Iris.
Emily Blunt in "Your Sister's Sister." IFC Films

Rotten Tomatoes score: 83%

Summary: The drama "Your Sister's Sister" centers around Jack (Mark Duplass) and his best friend Iris (Blunt). Trying to help Jack gain distance from a recent loss, Iris offers up her family's cabin for solitude.

But when he arrives, he finds Iris' sister Hannah (Rosemarie DeWitt) there instead.

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The actress voiced Nahoko Satomi in "The Wind Rises" (2014).

The actress voiced Nahoko Satomi in "The Wind Rises" (2014).
It's a love story. Walt Disney Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 88%

Summary: The Hayao Miyazaki film "The Wind Rises" tracks the life of Jiro (voiced by Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the English language version) from young boy to genius aircraft designer.

The film weaves in and out of prominent years of his life, as he meets his best friend Kiro Honjo (John Krasinski) and falls in love with Naoko Satomi (Blunt).

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Blunt played Tamsin in "My Summer of Love" (2004).

Blunt played Tamsin in "My Summer of Love" (2004).
The film is set in England. Focus Features

Rotten Tomatoes score: 90%

Summary: In the romantic drama "My Summer of Love," two 16-year-olds who couldn't be more different — Mona (Natalie Press) and Tamsin (Blunt) ⁠— grow incredibly close throughout a boiling hot summer in Yorkshire, England.

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In the action-thriller "Edge of Tomorrow" (2014) she was Rita Vrataski.

In the action-thriller "Edge of Tomorrow" (2014) she was Rita Vrataski.
Emily Blunt in "Edge of Tomorrow." Warner Bros.

Rotten Tomatoes score: 91%

Summary: After Major William Cage (Tom Cruise) is dropped into a dangerous mission and killed within minutes, Cage wakes up a day prior with the ability to time travel every time he dies.

His only hope of unraveling the mystery of his new power lies with officer Rita Vrataski (Blunt).

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Blunt starred as Kate Macy in "Sicario" (2015).

Blunt starred as Kate Macy in "Sicario" (2015).
Emily Blunt in "Sicario." Lionsgate

Rotten Tomatoes score: 92%

Summary: "Sicario" is a tightly-wound dramatic thriller that centers around FBI agent Kate Macy (Blunt) and her induction into a high-profile drug case set on the border of the United States and Mexico.

With wild-card consultant Alejandro (Benicio Del Toro) helming the investigation, Kate tries to stay on top of the explosive case.

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In the mind-bending thriller "Looper" (2012) she played Sara.

In the mind-bending thriller "Looper" (2012) she played Sara.
Emily Blunt in "Looper." Sony

Rotten Tomatoes score: 93%

Summary: In the science-fiction thriller "Looper," hitman Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) uses time travel to take down targets for the mob. But when his latest victim escapes, he realizes that the mob has sent the older version of himself (Bruce Willis) back in time for him to kill.

Blunt had a supporting role in the film as Sara, the mother of a powerful telekinetic child.

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The actress was Miss Piggy's receptionist in "The Muppets" (2011).

The actress was Miss Piggy's receptionist in "The Muppets" (2011).
She wore a reddish wig, too. Walt Disney Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 95%

Summary: On a vacation to Los Angeles, Muppet super fan Walter (Peter Linz) and his friends Gary (Jason Segel) and Mary (Amy Adams) uncover a villainous plot to turn the Muppet Theater into an oil-drilling operation.

The trio hits the road in an effort to get the Muppets back together and put on one last show.

Blunt had a cameo appearance in the film as Miss Piggy's receptionist, which seemed to be a nod to her character Emily from "The Devil Wears Prada."

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Critics loved her as Evelyn Abbott in "A Quiet Place" (2018).

Critics loved her as Evelyn Abbott in "A Quiet Place" (2018).
Emily Blunt in "A Quiet Place." Paramount
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