Keira Knightley Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
PG-13

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

(2003)
5
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Elizabeth Swann
Director:
Gore Verbinski
Genres:
Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Zoe Saldana, Geoffrey Rush, Keira Knightley
Plot:

The cursed undead crew of the Black Pearl attacks Port Royal, Jamaica, and abducts the Governor's daughter Elizabeth, who possesses a gold piece needed to lift the curse. Gallant blacksmith Will Turner frees eccentric pirate Jack Sparrow from imprisonment and convinces him to assist in his heroic mission to rescue Elizabeth from the pirates.

5
0
Pride & Prejudice
PG

Pride & Prejudice

(2005)
8
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Elizabeth Bennet
Director:
Joe Wright
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Talulah Riley, Rosamund Pike, Jena Malone, Carey Mulligan
Plot:

Elizabeth, second of five daughters of the Bennets living in the English countryside, is pressured by her mother for marriage after the wealthy bachelor Charles Bingley becomes infatuated with her older sister Jane. Her relationship with handsome snob Mr. Darcy starts on the wrong foot, and she is pursued by her pompous cousin, clergyman Mr. Collins.

8
0
The Imitation Game
PG-13

The Imitation Game

(2014)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Joan Clarke
Director:
Morten Tyldum
Genres:
War, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Benedict Cumberbatch, Matthew Goode, Rory Kinnear, Allen Leech
Plot:

Based on the biography Alan Turing: The Enigma written by Andrew Hodges, The Imitation Game follows the story of the genius mathematician and cryptanalyst, Alan Turing, who during the Second World War successfully built a machine to crack the German Enigma code.

3
0

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Atonement
R

Atonement

(2007)
3
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Joe Wright
Genres:
Drama, War, Mystery, Romance
Star Cast:
James McAvoy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Saoirse Ronan, Ailidh Mackay
Plot:

Based on Ian McEwan’s novel of the same name, the movie tells the tragic story of young lovers Cecelia Tallis and Robbie Turner. A lie from Cecelia’s jealous younger sister Briony sends Robbie to prison and then to World War II. Robbie and Cecelia both lose their lives in the war. 

3
0
Love Actually
R

Love Actually

(2003)
4
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Curtis
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Colin Firth, Bill Nighy, Gregor Fisher, Rory MacGregor
Plot:

Enjoy exploring the various aspects of love through the eyes of different individuals as this Christmas-themed rom-com takes you through ten separate but inter-linked love stories. A modern-day Christmas staple, this film is a must-watch during the festive season!

4
1
Begin Again
R

Begin Again

(2013)
4
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Gretta
Director:
John Carney
Genres:
Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Hailee Steinfeld, James Corden, Mark Ruffalo, Yasiin Bey
Plot:

Singer-songwriter Gretta James is left alone when her college sweetheart and songwriting partner Dave ditches her after signing a record deal and having an affair. While performing independently at a bar, she catches the attention of Dan, a struggling but once successful record label executive, and forms a musical collaboration with him that transforms both their lives.

4
0
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
PG-13

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

(2006)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Elizabeth Swann
Director:
Gore Verbinski
Genres:
Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Jack Davenport, Bill Nighy
Plot:

In the second movie in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, Captain Jack Sparrow realises that he owes a blood debt to Davey Jones and must find his heart to save himself. Meanwhile, Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann must either get Jack’s magical compass for Lord Cutler Beckett or face death. They, hence, join Jack in yet another crazy adventure.

3
0
Official Secrets
R

Official Secrets

(2019)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Katharine Gun
Director:
Gavin Hood
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Star Cast:
Ralph Fiennes, Matthew Goode, Conleth Hill, Rhys Ifans, Keira Knightley
0
0
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
PG-13

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

(2007)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Elizabeth Swann
Director:
Gore Verbinski
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Geoffrey Rush, Jack Davenport
Plot:

Lord Cutler Beckett, now in possession of Davy Jones's heart, uses him to eliminate all pirates, prompting nine Pirate Lords to combine the Pieces of Eight to release Goddess Calypso, the betrayed lover of Jones. However, Will Turner, Elizabeth Swann and Captain Barbossa must first rescue Jack Sparrow, one of the Pirate Lords trapped in Davy Jones' Locker.

3
0
Never Let Me Go
R

Never Let Me Go

(2010)
3
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Romanek
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield, Charlie Rowe, Ella Purnell
Plot:

The dystopian tragedy depicts the story of three friends Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy. As they grow up in an idyllic boarding school, they find out they are destined to be organ donors and will die in their early adulthood. Human emotions of love, jealousy, and hope come to play as they try unsuccessfully to avoid their fate. 

3
2
Everest
PG-13

Everest

(2015)
2
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Baltasar Kormákur
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Jake Gyllenhaal, Robin Wright, Jason Clarke, Ang Phula Sherpa, Thomas M. Wright
Plot:

Everest is inspired by the true-life events of a mountaineering disaster. Two separate commercial expeditions, led by Rob Hall and Scott Fischer, set out to conquer the world’s highest summit, Mt. Everest. Unexpectedly, they are engulfed by a fierce blizzard where they struggle for survival against freezing temperatures and winds, as their mettle is tested by the harshest possible elements. 

2
0
The Jacket
R

The Jacket

(2005)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Jackie Price
Director:
John Maybury
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Drama
Star Cast:
Adrien Brody, Kris Kristofferson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Kelly Lynch
Plot:

Jack Starks, a Gulf War veteran suffering from amnesia, returns to Vermont, where he is blamed for a policeman’s death. Sent to a mental asylum, he is subjected to experimental treatment by Dr. Becker, who puts him in a straitjacket-like device and locks in a morgue drawer. Starks experiences visions of his future, and approaching death. So, what’s in store for him?

2
0

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
PG-13

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

(2017)
3
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg
Genres:
Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Javier Bardem, Geoffrey Rush, Brenton Thwaites
Plot:

Tormented by bad luck, Jack Sparrow accidentally releases his old nemesis, pirate-hunter Salazar, from the Devil's Triangle. As Salazar rallies his ghostly crew to hunt for Sparrow, he joins forces with an astronomer and young Henry Turner, who wants to search for the Trident of Poseidon to free his father Will from the curse of the Flying Dutchman.

3
0
The Duchess
PG-13

The Duchess

(2008)
5
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Georgiana
Director:
Saul Dibb
Genres:
Romance, History, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Ralph Fiennes, Hayley Atwell, Dominic Cooper, Charlotte Rampling
Plot:

The movie follows the tumultuous life of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire. When she fails to produce a male heir for her husband, Duke William Cavendish, he starts an affair with her friend Bess. Meanwhile, Georgiana gets involved with young politician, Charles Grey and William outraged by their relationship rapes her. Nothing will remain the same after that. 

5
0
Pure
R

Pure

(2002)
2
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Gillies MacKinnon
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Molly Parker, David Wenham, Nitin Ganatra, Harry Eden
2
0
Collateral Beauty
PG-13

Collateral Beauty

(2016)
2
0
As:
Cast
Director:
David Frankel
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Will Smith, Edward Norton, Kate Winslet, Michael Peña, Helen Mirren
Plot:

A successful executive retreats from life after his daughter’s death and writes letters to Love, Time and Death as if to find answer to his grief. His business partners use these letters to prove that he is unfit run the company, making him realize his folly and once that is done, it does not take him long to realize that even loss has a collateral beauty.   

2
0
Colette
R

Colette

(2018)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Colette
Director:
Wash Westmoreland
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Fiona Shaw, Robert Pugh, Dominic West, Ray Panthaki
1
0
Bend It Like Beckham
PG-13

Bend It Like Beckham

(2002)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Juliette 'Jules' Paxton
Director:
Gurinder Chadha
Genres:
Sport, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Archie Panjabi, Anupam Kher, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Parminder Nagra
Plot:

Jess Bhamra, belongs to a conservative Indian family in London and is banned from playing soccer by them, despite her impressive skills. Jess is discovered by footballer Jules Paxton and tries to keep playing while keeping it a secret from them, and negotiating her feelings for her coach Joe. 

2
0
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
R

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

(2012)
0
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Lorene Scafaria
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Drama
Star Cast:
Adam Brody, Brad Morris, Steve Carell, Nancy Carell, Mark Moses
Plot:

With an asteroid on its way to obliterate Earth, insurance salesman, Dodge, bonds with his neighbor Penny. Penny decides to help Dodge reach Olivia, his former sweetheart while Dodge decides to help Penny reach England to see her family. On their trip, the two fall in love before the destruction of the world.  

0
1
Anna Karenina
R

Anna Karenina

(2012)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Joe Wright
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Cara Delevingne, Matthew Macfadyen, Eric MacLennan, Kelly Macdonald, Theo Morrissey
Plot:

Aristocratic socialite Anna Karenina, wife of Russian imperial minister Count Alexei Karenin, visits her brother Prince Oblonsky in Moscow, where she meets cavalry officer Count Vronsky. Their mutual attraction soon develops into deep love and Vronsky follows her when she returns home to St. Petersburg. Their affair scandalizes the patrician society of St. Petersburg; as a result, Karenin issues an ultimatum to Anna. 

1
0

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Last Night
R

Last Night

(2010)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Joanna
Director:
Massy Tadjedin
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Sam Worthington, Eva Mendes, Guillaume Canet, Daniel Eric Gold
1
0
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
PG

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

(1999)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
George Lucas
Genres:
Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, Ian McDiarmid
Plot:

Two Jedi Knights sent to end a blockade organised by the evil Trade Federation find themselves in trouble and escape after rescuing Queen Amidala. Later, they meet Anakin Skywalker, a slave boy with strong natural powers of the Force. They now have to find a solution to trade blockade and also deal with the mysterious return of the Sith.

1
0
A Dangerous Method
R

A Dangerous Method

(2011)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Sabina Spielrein
Director:
David Cronenberg
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Biography, Thriller
Star Cast:
Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender, Sarah Gadon, Vincent Cassel
Plot:

A young Russian woman named Sabina Spielrein seeking treatment for hysteria is successfully treated by Carl Jung and later becomes a respected professional in psychoanalysis. Later they meet Freud in person and the married Jung begins an affair with Sabina. Unfortunately, a rift develops between Freud and Jung and Sabina wants more from Jung. 

1
1
Laggies
R

Laggies

(2014)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Lynn Shelton
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ellie Kemper, Rocki DuCharme, Sara Lynne Wright, Larissa Schmitz
1
0
King Arthur
PG-13

King Arthur

(2004)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Antoine Fuqua
Genres:
Drama, History, Action, War, Adventure
Star Cast:
Clive Owen, Joel Edgerton, Ioan Gruffudd, Mads Mikkelsen
Plot:

This 'realistic' portrayal of the legendary King Arthur shows him as a cavalry officer in the Roman army in the fifth century when the influence of the Roman Empire on Britannia is diminishing. Arthur and his men reluctantly accept one final mission against the invading Saxons that would put him on the British throne following a tragic battle.

1
0
The Edge of Love

The Edge of Love

(2008)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
John Maybury
Genres:
Romance, Biography, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Brooke, Geoffrey Beevers, Simon Armstrong, Ben Batt
1
0
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
PG-13

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

(2014)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Cathy Muller
Director:
Kenneth Branagh
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Chris Pine, Kevin Costner, Kenneth Branagh, Lenn Kudrjawizki
Plot:

As the fifth instalment in the Jack Ryan series, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is an action-thriller that revolves around a former soldier-turned-undercover CIA agent who while working on Wall Street discovers that a Russian businessman is about to unleash a terrorist attack on the U.S. Starring Chris Pine in the lead role, this past-faced film also features Kevin Costner and Keira Knightley.

2
0
The Aftermath
R

The Aftermath

(2018)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Rachael Morgan
Director:
James Kent
Genres:
War, Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Jason Clarke, Alexander Skarsgård, Jannik Schümann, Pandora Colin
0
0
London Boulevard
R

London Boulevard

(2010)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Charlotte
Director:
William Monahan
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Colin Farrell, David Thewlis, Anna Friel, Ben Chaplin
0
0
The Hole
R

The Hole

(2001)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Frankie
Director:
Nick Hamm
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Thora Birch, Desmond Harrington, Laurence Fox, Daniel Brocklebank
1
1

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Domino
R

Domino

(2005)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Domino Harvey
Director:
Tony Scott
Genres:
Crime, Biography, Drama, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, Mickey Rourke, Edgar Ramírez, Delroy Lindo
Plot:

Loosely based the life of Domino Harvey, the daughter of actor Laurence Harvey, the film depicts how the former model becomes a bounty hunter and finds employment with a bail bondsman who also runs an armored car business,. Complications arise when her boss sets up a $10 million robbery to meet the medical expense of his mistress’s granddaughter.   

2
1
Silk
R

Silk

(2007)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Hélène Joncour
Director:
François Girard
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Michael Pitt, Toni Bertorelli, Tony Vogel, Sei Ashina
1
0
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
PG

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

(2018)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Sugar Plum Fairy
Director:
Joe Johnston, Lasse Hallström
Genres:
Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren, Jack Whitehall, Miranda Hart
0
0
Berlin, I Love You
R

Berlin, I Love You

(2018)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Til Schweiger, Peter Chelsom, Fernando Eimbcke, Claus Clausen, Dianna Agron
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Helen Mirren, Mickey Rourke, Luke Wilson, Diego Luna
0
0
Thunderpants
PG

Thunderpants

(2002)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Hewitt
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Paul Giamatti, Rupert Grint, Simon Callow, Stephen Fry, Keira Knightley
1
0
Steve
TV-MA

Steve

(2010)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Woman
Director:
Rupert Friend
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Colin Firth, Tom Mison
0
0
The Continuing and Lamentable Saga of the Suicide Brothers
TV-MA

The Continuing and Lamentable Saga of the Suicide Brothers

(2009)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
The Fairy
Director:
Arran Brownlee, Corran Brownlee
Genres:
Short, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Rupert Friend, Tom Mison
0
1
New Year's Eve
TV-G

New Year's Eve

(2002)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Col Spector
Genres:
Romance, Short
Star Cast:
Naomi Allisstone, Elizabeth Chadwick, Cissy Collins, Cameron Cuffe
1
0
The Seasons Alter

The Seasons Alter

(2002)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Helena
Director:
Roger Lunn
Genres:
Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Lloyd Owen, Cherie Lunghi
0
0
Innocent Lies
TV-MA

Innocent Lies

(1995)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Patrick Dewolf
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Gabrielle Anwar, Joanna Lumley, Alexis Denisof, Adrian Dunbar
0
0

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Deflation

Deflation

(2001)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Jogger
Director:
Roger Ashton-Griffiths
Genres:
Music, Short
Star Cast:
Del Synnott, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Karen White
0
0

TV Movie(s)

Red Nose Day Actually
TV-PG

Red Nose Day Actually

(2017)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Curtis, Mat Whitecross
Genres:
Romance, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Colin Firth, Rowan Atkinson, Alexis Lynne Baumert, Jack Black, Marcus Brigstocke
1
0
The Treasure Seekers

The Treasure Seekers

(1996)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Juliet May
Genres:
Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Felicity Jones, Patsy Byrne, Camilla Power, Kristopher Milnes
0
0
A Village Affair

A Village Affair

(1995)
0
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Moira Armstrong
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Jeremy Northam, Claire Bloom, Nathaniel Parker, Michael Gough
0
1

Animation(s)

Gaijin

Gaijin (2003)

As:
Cast
Role:
Kate
Director:
Fumi Inoue
Genres:
Short, Animation
Star Cast:
Keira Knightley
The Wonderful World of Disney

The Wonderful World of Disney (1995)

As:
Cast
Director:
Simon Wincer, James Frawley, Robert King, Nadia Tass, Mark Rosman
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Animation, Action, Musical, Family, Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Bruce Campbell, David Sparrow, Will Friedle, Laurie Murdoch, Neil Crone
Robbie the Reindeer in Close Encounters of the Herd Kind

Robbie the Reindeer in Close Encounters of the Herd Kind (2007)

As:
Cast
Role:
Em
Director:
Donnie Anderson
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Ardal O'Hanlon, Jane Horrocks, Gillian Anderson, Michael Palin

TV Shows and Videos

Pride & Prejudice: Alternate US Ending

Pride & Prejudice: Alternate US Ending (2006)

As:
Cast
Role:
Elizabeth Bennet
Genres:
Romance, Short
Star Cast:
Matthew Macfadyen
Bloopers of the Caribbean

Bloopers of the Caribbean (2006)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Short, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Lee Arenberg, Mackenzie Crook, Jack Davenport
Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist (1999)

As:
Cast
Director:
Renny Rye
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Julie Walters, Michael Kitchen, Annette Crosbie, Marc Warren
Pirates of the Caribbean

Pirates of the Caribbean (2003)

As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Genres:
Fantasy, Horror, Adventure
Star Cast:
Ralph Cosham, Nat Benchley, Garrett Brawith, Arnold Chon
Blooper Reel

Blooper Reel (2003)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Short, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Angus Barnett, Giles New, Lee Arenberg
Doctor Zhivago

Doctor Zhivago (2002)

As:
Cast
Director:
Giacomo Campiotti
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Alexandra Maria Lara, Sam Neill, Jeremy Clyde, Sam MacLintock
The Bill

The Bill (1984)

As:
Cast
Director:
Steve Shill, David Yates, Peter Lydon, Jonathan Dent, Stuart Burge
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
James McAvoy, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Gemma Atkinson, David Walliams
Coming Home

Coming Home (1998)

As:
Cast
Director:
Giles Foster
Genres:
Drama, Romance, War
Star Cast:
Paul Bettany, Peter O'Toole, Emily Mortimer, Joanna Lumley
Neverland

Neverland (2011)

As:
Cast
Role:
Tinker Bell
Director:
Nick Willing
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Anna Friel, Charlie Rowe, Cas Anvar, Charlotte Atkinson
Screen One

Screen One (1985)

As:
Cast
Director:
Les Blair, Robert Young, Robert Bierman, Dewi Humphreys, Christopher Morahan
Genres:
Crime, Romance, Mystery, War, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Billy Connolly, Geraldine James, Alfred Molina, Julie Walters, Paul Brooke
Once Upon a Time...

Once Upon a Time... (2013)

As:
Cast
Role:
Gabrielle Chanel
Director:
Karl Lagerfeld
Genres:
Short, Biography
Star Cast:
Clotilde Hesme, Ashleigh Good, Lindsey Wixson, Tallulah Harlech

Keira Knightley Awards

People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Female Action Star 2008
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Favorite On-Screen Match-Up 2007