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Academy Award Winner for best actress Cate Blanchett has starred in a number of major films over the years. Her diversity in playing roles makes her the superhuman actress every actor aspires to be. Cate Blanchett has nailed pretty much every role she has played.


From being Elizabeth to being Carol, she has brilliantly tackled the art of roleplay earning her awards along the way. Winning the Best Actress Oscar for her role in “Blue Jasmine”, we can’t get enough of the Australian beauty.


Top 10 Best Films Starring Cate Blanchett

If you’re looking to becoming like or better than her, then you should learn from her. However, if you’re just looking for great films to watch, then this is the right place to be. From the old to the new, here are some of the best films which feature the acclaimed actress, Cate Blanchett. It’s also her birthday today, so this is the best time to celebrate the actress by watching some of her films.


1. Elizabeth I of England (1998)


Elizabeth Tudor (played by Cate Blanchett) becomes the queen of a divided and dangerous England in 1558. She is roundly perceived as weak by threats from within and abroad. Tudor is strongly advised to marry by counsel William Cecil (Richard Attenborough). But she will be married only to her country.


2. The Talented Mr Ripley (1999)


Matt Damon “gives one of the year’s most extraordinary performances” (Premiere) as Tom Ripley. He is a calculating young man who believes it’s better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Opportunity knocks in the form of a wealthy American shipbuilder who hires Ripley to travel.


3. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)


This film is the sequel to the Golden Globe-nominated and AFI Award-winning “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring”. “The Two Towers” follows the continuing quest of Frodo (Elijah Wood) and the Fellowship to destroy the One Ring.


4. The Aviator (2004)


“The Aviator” is a biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes’ career from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s.


5. Blue Jasmine (2013)


A life crisis causes a woman to head to San Francisco, where she reconnects with her sister.


6. Carol (2015)


Set in 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.


7. Cinderella (2015)


The story of “Cinderella” follows the fortunes of young Ella (Lily James) whose merchant father remarries following the death of her mother. Eager to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and her daughters Anastasia (Holliday Grainger) and Drisella (Sophie McShera) into the family home. Following the death of her father, Cinderella goes through many misfortunes in the hands of her stepmother and sisters.


8. Thor Ragnarok (2017)


Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor (Chris Hemsworth)finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk, his former ally and fellow Avenger. Thor’s quest for survival leads him in a race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela (Cate Blanchett)from destroying his homeworld and the Asgardian civilization.


9. Notes on a Scandal (2006)


One woman’s mistake is another’s opportunity. Barbara Covett (Judi Dench), a veteran teacher at St. George’s, senses a kindred spirit in Sheba Hart (Cate Blanchett), the school’s new art teacher. The younger woman’s charisma intensely draws in the older, and the two become friends. Then Barbara learns of Sheba’s affair with a teenage student and becomes the keeper of the explosive secret.


10. The curious case of Benjamin Button (2009)


Brad Pitt and Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett stars in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s story of the life and loves of a man experiencing his life backwards, “The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button”. Director David Fincher (“Zodiac”, “Seven”) brings this remarkable tale to the screen. Benjamin Button is born as an 80-year-old man in New Orleans just after World War I and proceeds to grow younger as time passes.


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