” I’m like the luckiest girl in the world. I’ve gotten to be a princess, I’ve gotten to work with the Muppets. A lot of my childhood dreams about who I wanted to be when I was a grown-up, I at least get to play them in movies. “- Amy Adams. 

Amy is an American actress known for both her comedic and dramatic performance; she has appeared three times in the annual rankings of the highest-paid actresses in the world film.

She is born in Vicenza, Italy, and raised in Castle Rock, Colorado; Adams is the fourth of seven siblings. She trained to be a ballerina and pursue her career performing in many music theatres but at the end of the decade, she landed her first film role in the comedy Drop Dead Gorgeous.

Amy Adams was an Oscar-nominated American actress who best known for her extraordinary work in numerous critically-acclaimed films, including “Junebug” (2005), “Doubt” (2008), “The Master” (2012), and “Arrival” (2016). 

She received many other awards and received love from the viewers. She is also a singer and dancer, Amy Adams best remembered for her performance in the Disney movie Enchanted in 2007.

Her breakthrough came with the 2005 movie Junebug, where she played the role of pregnant women, received an Academy Award nomination for her supporting role in the film.

Here are some of the best movies of Amy Adams portrays an impressive spread of her performances, ranging variations from comedic to dramatic character, representing how fluidity Adams adopts and master any character.

American Hustle

American Hustle, a 2013 crime film directed by David O. Russell. The film inspired by the FBI Abscam operation of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

It stars Christian Bale and Amy Adams as two con artists Irving and Sydney who forced to work for Richie, an FBI agent, who offers them amnesty. 

They also set up a sting operation on corrupt politicians, including the mayor of Camden, New Jersey. Irving and Sydney quickly become the master in crime and fell in love. 

The movie is thrilling, exciting, and entertaining focus on the string operation but it also turns into a love story. 


If your childhood spent while watching fairy tale movies, beautiful princess, iconic long gown, a magical spell, an evil stepmother or witch, then you like Enchanted.

Enchanted, a 2007 fantasy rom-com film, directed by Kelvin Lima and produced by Walt Disney pictures, Sonnenfeld Productions. 

The film stars Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, James Marsden, Timothy Spall, Idina Menzel.

The story revolves around Princess Giselle who banished from her kingdom by her evil stepmother. She forcefully sent away to New York City by an evil queen where she meets a lawyer, her prince charming, and finds herself falling for him. 

Amy Adams looked beautiful and charming as a princess and destined to a leading lady. 


Do you believe in aliens or liked sci-fi movies? Arrival is one of the classic movies of 2016 that focuses on the innocuous tale of aliens arriving on Earth and the possibility of the existence of creatures outside the galaxy. 

The science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Eric Heisserer is based on the 1998 short story “Story of Your Life” by Ted Chiang.

It stars Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and Forest Whitaker. 

The story revolves around the aliens who’ve come to earth in a mysterious spaceship, Louise Banks, a linguistic expert leads an elite team of investigation tried to contact with aliens in their language.

Amy Adams praises her role and she showed her excitement in one of the interviews” I love this character because she saves the world, fully clothed and with absolutely no makeup on”.


The fighter is a dark funny conventional boxing biopic. Set against a sports drama backdrop, puts the story of struggling boxer Micky Ward. 

The 2010 biographical sports drama film directed by David O. Russell, and starring Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, and Melissa Leo.

It is true story of legendary fighter Micky Ward who triumphed over a complex family situation and outshine as star. 

The story revolves around the struggle faced by Micky Ward played by Mark Wahlberg. To get success and become a professional boxer like his half-brother Dicky Eklund, a recovering cocaine addict. 

He helped to get his career on track and achieving his goals. Adams plays the role of Micky Ward’s girlfriend named Charlene who is in on and off relation with Micky.

Nocturnal Animals

Nocturnal Animals, the 2016 psychological thriller film directed by Tom Ford. Toggles between life of wealthy women played by Amy Adams who reading the manuscript of her ex-husband Edward’s new novel. It is based on the 1993 novel Tony and Susan by Austin Wright. 

The film stars Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Isla Fisher. 

The story follows an art gallery owner as Susan receives her husband Edward’s new novel. Tells the story of a teacher who finds a trip with his family turning into a nightmare as Susan finds compelling. 

However, the story confronts several unsaid truths and disturbing elements about their marital life.

Nocturnal Animals is a dark, gripping, and compelling storyline. Amy Adams is a versatile actress when it comes to portraying the complex character. 

Catch Me If You Can

Catch Me If You Can, a 2002 biographical crime film directed and produced by Steven Spielberg from a screenplay by Jeff Nathanson. 

The story is based on the life of Frank Abagnale. The notorious con artist who has duped people worth millions of dollars with his masterful art of deception. 

His foremost crime was check fraud, he becomes highly skilled in his work. His scams and crime increasingly at a higher rate. 

Due to his crime, he soon pursued by FBI agent Carl Hanratty for helping him to catch other check forges. Amy Adams played the role of Brenda Strong, a young hospital worker and the daughter of Roger. 

Catch Me If You Can is the cat-and-mouse race between Frank and FBI Agent. Yet highly entertaining packed with suspense and thriller. 

Julie and Julia

Julie & Julia, a 2009 biographical comedy-drama film written and directed by Nora Ephron. Starring Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, Stanley Tucci, and Chris Messina. 

The story revolves around Julie Powell, a young blogger, who determined to imitate Julia child’s cooking techniques. 

Julie and Julia are two different women who are separated by time and space. But sharing a common interest and passion for cooking that intertwines their lives. 

Any Adams portrays the role of Julia Powell look charming and perfect in her performance. 

The film portrays the back and forth between the two women. Showing how their dedication to cuisine and love for their cooking shaped their lives and married life. 


Junebug, a 2005 comedy-drama film directed by Phil Morrison. The Junebug is incredible movie about a small town with love and sadness keep you entertain throughout the whole sequence. 

When newlywed art dealer Madeleine travels Chicago to North Carolina to peruse a local, self-taught painter for her art gallery. She takes an opportunity to live with the family of his new husband Gorge.

As her affluent lifestyle clashes with the family lifestyle. But her vibes matched with his husband Gorege’s pregnant sister-in-law, Ashley played by Amy Adams. 

Madeline got friendship with her and gains greater insight into George’s character. Amy Adams received an Academy Award nomination for her supporting role in the film.

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