Emma Roberts: roles in movies since 2001

Emma Roberts was born in 1991, she is an American actress and singer.

Emma Roberts

Born:
Emma Rose Roberts
February 10, 1991
Rhinebeck, New York, U.S.

Career:
as actress in feature films since 2001 (age 10)
as actress in television since 2004 (age 13)

Family:
Eric Roberts (father)
Kelly Cunningham (mother)
Betty Lou Bredemus (paternal grandmother)
Julia Roberts (paternal aunt)

After making her film debut as Kristina Jung in the crime film “Blow” (2001), Roberts gained recognition for her lead role as Addie Singer on the Nickelodeon television series “Unfabulous” (2004–07). Roberts then appeared in numerous films, including Aquamarine (2006), Nancy Drew (2007), Wild Child (2008), Hotel for Dogs (2009), Valentine’s Day (2010), It’s Kind of a Funny Story (2010), and The Art of Getting By (2011).




Roles portrayed by Emma Roberts

TBA Emma Roberts as Sloane in Holidate

2019 Emma Roberts as TBA in The Hunt

2019 Emma Roberts as Uma in Paradise Hills

A mysterious boarding school perfectly reforms wayward girls to fit their surroundings’ exact desires.

Director: Alice Waddington

Emma Roberts as Uma in Paradise Hills (2019)

2018 Emma Roberts as Hallie in In a Relationship

A funny chronicle of a summer in the lives of two couples, Hallie and Owen with Willa and Matt.

Director: Sam Boyd

Emma Roberts as Hallie in In a Relationship (2018)

2018 Emma Roberts as Sydney Evans in Billionaire Boys Club

A group of wealthy boys in Los Angeles during the early 1980s establish a ‘get-rich-quick’ scam that turns deadly.

Director: James Cox

Emma Roberts as Sydney Evans in Billionaire Boys Club (2018)

2018 Emma Roberts as Nicoletta “Nikki” Angioli in Little Italy

A young couple, Leo and Nikki, must navigate a blossoming romance, amidst a war between their families’ competing pizza restaurants.

Director: Donald Petrie

Emma Roberts as Nicoletta “Nikki” Angioli in Little Italy (2018)

2017 Emma Roberts as Jess in Who We Are Now

One year after being released from prison for manslaughter, a young woman finds herself represented by a bright, young public defense lawyer in an attempt to get custody of her son back.

Director: Matthew Newton

Emma Roberts as Jess in Who We Are Now (2017)

2016 Emma Roberts as Venus “Vee” Delmonico in Nerve

A high school senior finds herself immersed in an online game of truth or dare, where her every move starts to become manipulated by an anonymous community of “watchers.”

Directors: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman

Emma Roberts as Venus “Vee” Delmonico in Nerve (2016)

2015 Emma Roberts as Rebekah Fuller in I Am Michael

It’s a fascinating true-life story of Michael Glatze, a gay activist who becomes a Christian pastor after identifying as a heterosexual. It based on Benoit Denizet-Lewis’ New York Times Magazine article “My Ex-Gay Friend”. Emma played Michael’s sweetheart.

Director: Justin Kelly

Emma Roberts as Rebekah Fuller in I Am Michael (2015)

2015 Emma Roberts as Eloise in Ashby

High-school student Ed Wallis enters into a friendship with his neighbor, Ashby, a retired CIA assassin who only has a few months left to live.

Director: Tony McNamara

Emma Roberts as Eloise in Ashby (2015)

2015 Emma Roberts as Joan Marsh in The Blackcoat’s Daughter

Roberts played one of the two girls must battle a mysterious evil force when they get left behind at their boarding school over winter break.

Director: Oz Perkins

Emma Roberts as Joan Marsh in The Blackcoat’s Daughter (2015)

2013 Emma Roberts as Amy Anderson in Adult World

Emma played Amy, a naive college graduate, who believes she’s destined to be a great poet, begrudgingly accepts a job in a shop while she pursues a mentorship with reclusive writer Rat Billings.

Director: Scott Coffey

Emma Roberts as Amy Anderson in Adult World (2013)

2013 Emma Roberts as Casey Mathis in We’re the Millers

This a comedy film directed by Rawson M. Thurber based on a story by Fisher and Faber. The plot follows a small-time pot dealer (Sudeikis) who convinces his neighbors to help him by pretending to be his family, in order to smuggle drugs from Mexico into the United States. Emma played Casey, the 21-year-old runaway from neglectful parents, and thief, hired by David to pose as David and Rose’s teenage daughter and Kenny’s sister.

Emma Roberts as Casey Mathis in We’re the Millers (2013)

2013 Emma Roberts as April in Palo Alto

The life and struggles of a group of adolescents living in Palo Alto. It based on James Franco’s 2010 short story collection of the same name.

Director: Gia Coppola

Emma Roberts as April in Palo Alto (2013)

2012 Emma Roberts as Riley Banks in Celeste and Jesse Forever

A divorcing couple tries to maintain their friendship while they both pursue other people.

Director: Lee Toland Krieger

Emma Roberts as Riley Banks in Celeste and Jesse Forever (2012)

2011 Emma Roberts as Sally Howe in The Art of Getting By

George (played by Highmore), a lonely and fatalistic teen who has made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally (played by Roberts), a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit.

Director: Gavin Wiesen

Emma Roberts as Sally Howe in The Art of Getting By (2011)

2011 Emma Roberts as Jill Roberts in Scream 4

Ten years have passed, and Sidney Prescott, who has put herself back together thanks in part to her writing, is visited by the Ghostface Killer.

Director: Wes Craven

Emma Roberts as Jill Roberts in Scream 4 (2011)

2010 Emma Roberts as Molly Norton in Twelve

A young drug dealer watches as his high-rolling life is dismantled in the wake of his cousin’s murder, which sees his best friend arrested for the crime.

Director: Joel Schumacher

Emma Roberts as Molly Norton in Twelve (2010)

2010 Emma Roberts as Grace Smart in Valentine’s Day

2010 Emma Roberts as Alice Leeds in Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac

Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac is a 2010 drama film starring Japanese actress Maki Horikita, Japanese actors Kenichi Matsuyama and Yuya Tegoshi, American actor Anton Yelchin, and American actress Emma Roberts based on a book written by Gabrielle Zevin.

Emma Roberts as Alice Leeds in Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac (2010)

2010 Emma Roberts as Joanne in 4.3.2.1.

In a crime film directed by Noel Clarke and Mark Davis, Roberts played one of the four 19-year-old гёрлфрендс. A chance encounter with diamond thieves sends them on a collision course with fate itself.

Emma Roberts as Joanne in 4.3.2.1. (2010)

2010 Emma Roberts as Noelle in It’s Kind of a Funny Story

This comedy-drama film directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck is an adaptation of Ned Vizzini’s 2006 novel of the same name. Its plot revolves around Craig Gilner, a clinically depressed teenager, which gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward. Emma Roberts played one of the new Craig’ friends.

2010 Emma Roberts as Jessie Tipton in Virginia

In a small town, mentally unstable Virginia has a two-decade affair with a local married sheriff, Dick Tipton. Her son Emmett (Harrison Gilbertson) begins a relationship with Tipton’s daughter Jessie (played by Roberts).

Director: Dustin Lance Black

Emma Roberts as Jessie Tipton in Virginia (2010)

2009 Emma Roberts as Andi in Hotel for Dogs

Roberts played one of two kids secretly take in stray dogs at a vacant hotel.

Director: Thor Freudenthal

Emma Roberts as Andi in Hotel for Dogs (2009)

2009 Emma Roberts as Abbie Miller in The Winning Season

A comedy centered on a has-been coach who is given a shot at redemption when he’s asked to run his local high school’s girls basketball team.

Director: Jim Strouse

Emma Roberts as Abbie Miller in The Winning Season (2009)

2008 Emma Roberts as Poppy Moore in Wild Child

Roberts played a rebellious Malibu princess is shipped off to a strict English boarding school by her father.

Director: Nick Moore

Emma Roberts as Poppy Moore in Wild Child (2008)

2008 Emma Roberts as Adrianna Bragg in Lymelife

Set in 1979 Syosset, Long Island, New York, Lymelife follows two families, the Bartletts and the Braggs, who crumble when tangled relationships, real-estate problems, and Lyme disease converge in the heart of suburbia.

Director: Derick Martini

Emma Roberts as Adrianna Bragg in Lymelife (2008)

2007 Emma Roberts as Nancy Drew in Nancy Drew

Emma Roberts as Nancy Drew in Nancy Drew (2007)

Roberts played a teen detective accompanies her father on a business trip to Los Angeles, where she happens upon clues to a murder mystery involving a movie star.

Director: Andrew Fleming

2006 Emma Roberts as Amelia Muggins in Spymate

It’s an adventure comedy film directed by Robert Vince. Its plot revolves around Minkey, a super-spy primate, and his partner Mike Muggins. Roberts played Mike Muggins’ daughter.

Emma Roberts as Amelia Muggins in Spymate (2006)

2006 Emma Roberts as Claire Brown in Aquamarine

Roberts played one of the two teenage girls discover a mermaid in their beach club’s swimming pool.

Director: Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum

Emma Roberts as Claire Brown in Aquamarine (2006)

2002 Emma Roberts as Sister in Grand Champion

Its plot revolves around young boy named Buddy and his prize-winning calf, Hokey, as they climb from the underdog position and up through the ranks of several Texas stock shows to ultimately win the coveted title of Grand Champion. Emma played his sister.

Director: Barry Tubb

Emma Roberts as Sister in Grand Champion (2002)

2001 Emma Roberts as Girl in purple T-shirt in America’s Sweethearts

It’s a romantic comedy film directed by Joe Roth. It stars Julia Roberts and John Cusack.

2001 Emma Roberts as Kristina Sunshine Jung in Blow

It’s a biographical crime film about American cocaine smuggler George Jung, directed by Ted Demme. It’s based on 1993 book “Blow: How a Small Town Boy Made $100 Million with the Medellín Cocaine Cartel and Lost It All”.

Roberts played the George’s nine-year-old daughter.

Emma Roberts as Kristina Sunshine Jung in Blow (2001)