Anna Kendrick in 'Alice, Darling.'


Anna Kendrick is one of the most popular and talented actress working today.

She first gained attention for her supporting role in the 'Twilight' franchise and was quickly nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her work opposite George Clooney in 'Up in the Air,' and has since appeared in such popular movies as 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World,' 'End of Watch,' 'Cake,' 'The Accountant,' 'Trolls' and the 'Pitch Perfect' franchise. Her latest project, 'Alice, Darling' opens exclusively in AMC Theaters on January 20th.

In honor of the release of her new film, Moviefone is counting down the 20 best movies of Anna Kendrick's career, including 'Alice, Darling.'

Let's begin!

20. ' The Twilight Saga: Eclipse ' (2010)

Bella ( Kristen Stewart ) once again finds herself surrounded by danger as Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward ( Robert Pattinson ) and her friendship with Jacob ( Taylor Lautner ), knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the ageless struggle between vampire and werewolf. With her graduation quickly approaching, Bella is confronted with the most important decision of her life.

19. ' Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates ' (2016)

20th Century Fox

20th Century Fox

Mike ( Adam DeVine ) and Dave ( Zac Efron ) are young, adventurous, fun-loving brothers who tend to get out of control at family gatherings. When their sister Jeanie ( Sugar Lyn Beard ) reveals her Hawaiian wedding plans, the rest of the Stangles insist that the brothers bring respectable dates. After placing an ad on Craigslist, the siblings decide to pick Tatiana ( Aubrey Plaza ) and Alice (Kendrick), two charming and seemingly normal women. Once they arrive on the island, however, Mike and Dave realize that their companions are ready to get wild and party.

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

"They needed hot dates. They got hot messes."
R 1 hr 38 min Jul 8th, 2016

18. ' Drinking Buddies ' (2013)

Weekend trips, office parties, late night conversations, drinking on the job, marriage pressure, biological clocks, holding eye contact a second too long… you know what makes the line between “friends” and “more than friends” really blurry? Beer. Starring Kendrick, Olivia Wild , Jake Johnson , and Ron Livingston .

Drinking Buddies

"A comedy about knowing when to say when."
R 1 hr 30 min Aug 23rd, 2013

17. ' Pitch Perfect 3 ' (2017)

After the highs of winning the world championships, the Bellas find themselves split apart and discovering there aren't job prospects for making music with your mouth. But when they get the chance to reunite for an overseas USO tour, this group of awesome nerds will come together to make some music, and some questionable decisions, one last time.

Pitch Perfect 3

"Last Call Pitches"
PG-13 1 hr 33 min Dec 22nd, 2017

16. ' 50/50 ' (2011)

Summit Entertainment

Summit Entertainment

Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy ( Joseph Gordon-Levitt ) who learns of his cancer diagnosis and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.


"It takes a pair to beat the odds"
R 1 hr 40 min Sep 30th, 2011

15. ' The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 ' (2011)

The new found married bliss of Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) and vampire Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) is cut short when a series of betrayals and misfortunes threatens to destroy their world.

14. ' Cake ' (2014)

After having visions of a member of her support group who killed herself (Kendrick), a woman ( Jennifer Aniston ) who also suffers with chronic pain seeks out the widower of the suicide.


"Forgiveness is a bitter pill to swallow."
R 1 hr 42 min Dec 31st, 2014

13. ' Twilight ' (2008)

Summit Entertainment

Summit Entertainment

When Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest, she falls in love with Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson), a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Despite Edward's repeated cautions, Bella can't stay away from him, a fatal move that endangers her own life.


"When you can live forever, what do you live for?"
PG-13 2 hr 2 min Nov 21st, 2008
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12. ' The Company You Keep ' (2013)

A former Weather Underground activist ( Robert Redford ) goes on the run from a journalist ( Shia LaBeouf ) who discovers his identity.

The Company You Keep

"The greatest manhunt in history."
R 2 hr 1 min Apr 4th, 2013

11. ' Pitch Perfect 2 ' (2015)

The Bellas are back, and they are better than ever. After being humiliated in front of none other than the President of the United States of America, the Bellas are taken out of the Aca-Circuit. In order to clear their name, and regain their status, the Bellas take on a seemingly impossible task: winning an international competition no American team has ever won. In order to accomplish this monumental task, they need to strengthen the bonds of friendship and sisterhood and blow away the competition with their amazing aca-magic! With all new friends and old rivals tagging along for the trip, the Bellas can hopefully accomplish their dreams.

Pitch Perfect 2

"We're back pitches"
PG-13 1 hr 55 min May 15th, 2015

10. ' A Simple Favor ' (2018)

Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively


Stephanie (Kendrick), a dedicated mother and popular vlogger, befriends Emily ( Blake Lively ), a mysterious upper-class woman whose son Nicky attends the same school as Miles, Stephanie's son. When Emily asks her to pick Nicky up from school and then disappears, Stephanie undertakes an investigation that will dive deep into Emily's cloudy past.

A Simple Favor

"Can you keep a secret?"
R 1 hr 57 min Sep 14th, 2018

9. ' Trolls ' (2016)

Lovable and friendly, the trolls love to play around. But one day, a mysterious giant shows up to end the party. Poppy (Kendrick), the optimistic leader of the Trolls, and her polar opposite, Branch ( Justin Timberlake ), must embark on an adventure that takes them far beyond the only world they’ve ever known.


"Find your happy place."
PG 1 hr 32 min Nov 4th, 2016

8. ' Into the Woods ' (2014)

In a woods filled with magic and fairy tale characters, a baker ( James Corden ) and his wife ( Emily Blunt ) set out to end the curse put on them by their neighbor, a spiteful witch.

Into the Woods

"Be careful what you wish for..."
PG 2 hr 5 min Dec 25th, 2014

7. ' Alice, Darling ' (2023)

Wunmi Mosaku, Anna Kendrick, and Kaniehtiio Horn in 'Alice, Darling.'


Anna Kendrick stars as Alice, a woman pushed to the breaking point by her psychologically abusive boyfriend, Simon ( Charlie Carrick ). While on vacation with two close girlfriends ( Kaniehtiio Horn and Wunmi Mosaku ), Alice rediscovers the essence of herself and gains some much-needed perspective. Slowly, she starts to fray the cords of codependency that bind her. But Simon’s vengeance is as inevitable as it is shattering – and, once unleashed, it tests Alice’s strength, her courage, and the bonds of her deep-rooted friendships.

Alice, Darling

"Sometimes the hardest thing to see is the truth."
R 1 hr 30 min Jan 20th, 2023

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