She is the highest paid famous actress in the world since 2018. At the same time, she has also appeared in Forbes’ list of 100 most powerful celebrities in the world many times.
Scarlett Johansson aspired to be an actress from an early age. She started acting as a child actress on stage plays. In 1994, she entered the film industry and was quickly welcomed by the audience. The films she acts in are often very high grossing, making Scarlett Johansson the ninth highest-grossing movie star of all time.
Since entering the profession until now, Scarlett Johansson owns a huge collection of film works. With a beautiful, attractive appearance and diverse and talented acting, Scarlett Johansson’s films are always in the favorite list of many audiences. In this article, Bazaar Vietnam will introduce to you the top 20 best Scarlett Johansson movies.
1. Iron Man 2 – Iron Man 2 (2010)
This is the sequel to the 2008 Iron Man movie and is also the third superhero movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film has the participation of actors Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell …
The story of the film begins 6 months after the events of Part 1. At this time, Tony Stark resists the call of the US Government to hand over Iron Man technology to serve the military. Meanwhile, Russian scientist Ivan Vanko has developed technology similar to Stark’s arc reactor and built weapons to avenge his family. To test the arc, Stark must use palladium, a toxic metal. Therefore, it also directly threatens his health and life.
In the film, actor Scarlett Johansson plays Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow: A SHIELD undercover agent as Stark’s new assistant. This is also the starting role for the character Natasha – one of the actress’s lifetime roles.
2. Scarlett Johansson movie: The Avengers – Avengers (2012)
The superhero squad is an American superhero film series, built on the prototype members of Marvel Comics’ Avengers. The film consists of four parts, starting with The Avengers (2012), then Avengers: Ultron Empire (2015), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Avengers: The End (2019).
Throughout the films are familiar cast members, including Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner as members of the Avengers team.
In the film, Scarlett Johansson continues to take on the role of Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow: A member of the Avengers team, a highly trained spy, a former agent of two KGB and SHIELD organizations. of the Avengers squad on missions to protect cosmic peace.
The superhero squad received positive reviews from most film critics, and also set many box office records. It also became the third highest-grossing film in American cinema. The sequels of the film also broke box office records, bringing in the highest revenue and received many nominations and prestigious awards.
3. Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier – Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
This is a superhero movie sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger. In this movie, the main actors include: Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders…
The content of the film in part 2 continues the story of part 1. At this point, Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) must find a way to integrate into the modern world and combine with Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) to fight against the enemy. a dangerous enemy in Washington, DC
4. Scarlett Johansson movie: Lucy – Lucy (2014)
The story revolves around Lucy (Scarlett Johansson), a 25-year-old American girl who is studying abroad in Taiwan. She was asked by her boyfriend to deliver a briefcase that was supposed to contain papers, but inside were actually four packages of synthetic drugs, to a South Korean crime boss named Jang. After her boyfriend was shot dead, Lucy was arrested by criminals. They put a package of drugs in her stomach for transport across Europe.
Later, Lucy was kicked in the stomach by a thug causing the package of drugs to break and a quantity of the drug to seep into her bloodstream. Since then, Lucy has gained super powers, extraordinary intelligence, she no longer feels pain, and is more ruthless and cold. She easily kills the thugs and runs away. After that, she returned to find the remaining drugs and proceeded to destroy the enemy.
5. Under the Mask – Under the Skin (2014)
Under the Mask is a science fiction film directed by Jonathan Glazer. The screenplay is based on the novel of the same name by writer Michel Faber.
The film’s story revolves around an alien’s journey to discover life (played by Scarlett Johansson). At first, she used her hot appearance to trick passersby into the car, then drove them to a location to make food for her team.
However, after an incident with a freak, she sets out on a run across Scotland. In the process, she has emotional experiences with a man.
The film starring Scarlett Johansson received many positive reviews. In particular, her acting received much praise. Critics called it Johansson’s best performance to date.
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6. Captain America: Civil War – Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Civil War is the sequel to the Captain America movie series. At the same time, this is also the 13th movie in the movie series of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The work was both critically and commercially successful, becoming the highest-grossing film of 2016 and the 12th highest-grossing feature film of all time at that time.
The film has the participation of familiar actors, including: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie … The content of this film is about the disagreement in the management of heroes. This split the Avengers into two opposing factions – one led by Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) and the other led by Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.).
7. Scarlett Johansson movie: Ghost in the Shell (2017)
Ghost Cover is an American science fiction action film, directed by Rupert Sanders. The film is based on the original Japanese manga Ghost in the Shell by artist Masamune Shirow. Starring in the film are Scarlett Johansson, Takeshi Kitano, Michael Pitt, Pilou Asbæk, Chin Han and Juliette Binoche.
The film is set in the near future when the line between humans and robots is gradually being blurred. Major Mira Killian (Scarlett Johansson) is a government agent. She specializes in solving cases related to network technology and automated robotics. She herself is also a transplant with only the original brain, and the body is completely artificial.
There have been a series of attacks targeting key figures of the leading corporation in the field of electronic implants. Mira Killian is in charge of investigating the case. The deeper she delves into the case, the more she uncovers the secrets behind her own forgotten past.
8. Jojo Kid – Jojo Rabbit (2019)
This is a comedy drama film, based on the book Caging Skies by author Christine Leunens. The story revolves around 10-year-old Johannes “Jojo” Betzler (Roman Griffin Davis).
His father must leave his son and beautiful wife Rosie Betzler (Scarlett Johansson) to fight far away in Italy. And his mother was too busy with wartime work. While his sister also recently passed away from the terrible flu. Jojo only knows how to find joy with his favorite “ideal”. That’s all about the Nazi Party and its leader and imaginary friend Adolf Hitler (Taika Waititi).
Dreaming of becoming an elite soldier, Jojo and his friend “second only to Hitler” Yorki (Archie Yates) join a Nazi youth camp led by Captain Klenzendorf (Sam Rockwell). However, this trip makes Jojo suddenly realize that he is just a bunny boy who hates violence.
The film Jojo Scarlett Johansson premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film won the top prize, the Grolsch People’s Choice Award. The film was also selected by the National Board of Review and the American Film Institute as one of the 10 best films of the year.
Besides, at the 92nd Academy Awards, the film received 6 nominations, including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress for Scarlett Johansson, and won for Best Adapted Screenplay.
9. Marriage Story (2019)
The Marriage Story stars Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson in the lead roles. Besides, the film also has the participation of actors Laura Dern, Alan Alda, Ray Liotta, Azhy Robertson, Julie Hagerty…
Scarlett Johansson is about a married couple going through a complicated divorce. Nicole (Scarlett Johansson) and Charlie (Adam Driver) are a successful and admired couple. One day Nicole realized that her life was nothing but a shadow beside her husband. Then whatever happens, they have to go to court for divorce.
The marriage story has been a hit on Netflix for a long time, with the emotional performance of Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver. The film also received rave reviews from critics. This is also the work selected in the top 10 best movies of 2019.
10. Scarlett Johansson’s movie: Black Widow – Black Widow (2021)
Black Widow is the 24th superhero film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film is directed by Cate Shortland, starring Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow, along with actors David Harbor, Florence Pugh, OT Fagbenle, William Hur….
The film is set right after the events of Captain America: Superhero Civil War (2016), when Natasha is learning and confronting her past. In the past, because of the separation of the family, the two Natasha sisters participated. Special training of the Red Room and become mighty warriors known as Black Widow. Despite being the most dangerous assassins in the world, the Natasha sisters must try to get out of the mud of memories to rebuild their lives.