Scarlett Johansson: roles in movies since 1994

Scarlett Johansson was born in 1984, she is an American actress and singer.

Scarlett Johansson

Born:
Scarlett Ingrid Johansson
November 22, 1984
New York City, New York, U.S.

Career:
as actress in feature films since 1994 (age 9)
as actress in television since 1995 (age 10)

Scarlett is the world’s highest-paid actress, has made multiple appearances in the Forbes Celebrity 100, and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She shifted to adult roles in 2003 with her performances in Lost in Translation, which won her a BAFTA Award for Best Actress, and Girl with a Pearl Earring. She was nominated for four Golden Globe Awards for these films, and for playing an estranged teenager in the drama “A Love Song for Bobby Long” (2004), and a seductress in the psychological thriller “Match Point” (2005). Other films during this period include the mystery thriller “The Prestige” (2006) and the comedy-drama “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” (2008).




Roles portrayed by Scarlett Johansson

TBA Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in Black Widow

TBA Scarlett Johansson as Nicole in Untitled Noah Baumbach project

2019 Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in Captain Marvel

2019 Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in Avengers: Endgame

After the devastating events of “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to reverse Thanos’ actions and restore balance to the universe.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in Avengers: Endgame (2019)

2019 Scarlett Johansson as Rosie Betzler in Jojo Rabbit

A young boy in Hitler’s army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home.

Director: Taika Waititi

Scarlett Johansson as Rosie Betzler in Jojo Rabbit (2019)

2018 Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in Avengers: Infinity War

Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

2017 Scarlett Johansson as Major Mira Killian / Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost in the Shell

It’s a science fiction film directed by Rupert Sanders, based on the Japanese manga of the same name by Masamune Shirow. Set in a near future when the line between humans and robots is blurring, the plot follows the Major, a cyborg supersoldier who investigates her past.

Scarlett Johansson as Major Mira Killian / Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost in the Shell (2017)

2017 Scarlett Johansson as Jessica “Jess” Thayer in Rough Night

Things go terribly wrong for a group of girlfriends who hire a male stripper for a bachelorette party in Miami.

Director: Lucia Aniello

Scarlett Johansson as Jessica “Jess” Thayer in Rough Night (2017)

2016 Scarlett Johansson as DeeAnna Moran in Hail, Caesar!

It’s a comedy film written, produced, edited, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It is a fictional story that follows the real-life fixer Eddie Mannix (Brolin) working in the Hollywood film industry in the 1950s, trying to discover what happened to a cast member who vanished during the filming of a biblical epic. Scarlett Johansson played DeeAnna Moran, an Esther Williams-type actress who becomes pregnant while her film is in production.

Scarlett Johansson as DeeAnna Moran in Hail, Caesar! (2016)

2016 Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in Captain America: Civil War

Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in Captain America: Civil War (2016)

2015 Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in Avengers: Age of Ultron

When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it’s up to Earth’s mightiest heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plan.

Director: Joss Whedon

Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

2014 Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in Captain America: The Winter Soldier

As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

2014 Scarlett Johansson as Molly in Chef

2014 Scarlett Johansson as Lucy in Lucy

A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.

Director: Luc Besson

Scarlett Johansson as Lucy in Lucy (2014)

2013 Scarlett Johansson as Laura in Under the Skin

A mysterious young woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. However, events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery.

Director: Jonathan Glazer

Scarlett Johansson as Laura in Under the Skin (2013)

2013 Scarlett Johansson as Barbara Sugarman in Don Jon

A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love.

Director: Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Scarlett Johansson as Barbara Sugarman in Don Jon (2013)

2012 Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in The Avengers

Earth’s mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are going to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.

Director: Joss Whedon

Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in The Avengers (2012)

2012 Scarlett Johansson as Janet Leigh in Hitchcock

It’s a biographical drama film directed by Sacha Gervasi, based on Stephen Rebello’s non-fiction book Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho. Scarlett played Janet Leigh, an American actress, singer, dancer, and author.

Scarlett Johansson as Janet Leigh in Hitchcock (2012)

2011 Scarlett Johansson as Kelly Foster in We Bought a Zoo

Set in Southern California, a father moves his young family to the countryside to renovate and re-open a struggling zoo.

Director: Cameron Crowe

Scarlett Johansson as Kelly Foster in We Bought a Zoo (2011)

2010 Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in Iron Man 2

With the world now aware of his identity as Iron Man, Tony Stark must contend with both his declining health and a vengeful mad man with ties to his father’s legacy. Natasha Romanoff is an undercover spy for S.H.I.E.L.D. posing as Stark’s new assistant. Johansson dyed her hair red before she landed the part, hoping that it would help convince Favreau that she was right for the role.

Director: Jon Favreau

Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in Iron Man 2 (2010)

2009 Scarlett Johansson as Anna Marks in He’s Just Not That into You

This Baltimore-set movie of interconnecting story arcs deals with the challenges of reading or misreading human behavior.

Director: Ken Kwapis

Scarlett Johansson as Anna Marks in He’s Just Not That into You (2009)

2008 Scarlett Johansson as Mary Boleyn in The Other Boleyn Girl

The screenplay by Peter Morgan was adapted from Philippa Gregory’s 2001 novel of the same name. It is a fictionalized account of the lives of 16th-century aristocrats Mary Boleyn, one-time mistress of King Henry VIII, and her sister, Anne, who became the monarch’s ill-fated second wife, though much history is distorted.

Director: Justin Chadwick

Scarlett Johansson as Mary Boleyn in The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

2008 Scarlett Johansson as Cristina in Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture.

Director: Woody Allen

Scarlett Johansson as Cristina in Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)

2008 Scarlett Johansson as Silken Floss in The Spirit

Rookie cop Denny Colt returns from the beyond as The Spirit, a hero whose mission is to fight against the bad forces in Central City.

Director: Frank Miller

Scarlett Johansson as Silken Floss in The Spirit (2008)

2007 Scarlett Johansson as Annie Braddock in The Nanny Diaries

It’s a comedy-drama film written and directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini, based on the 2002 novel of the same name by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus. A college graduate Annie Braddock goes to work as a nanny for a rich New York family. Ensconced in their home, she has to juggle their dysfunction, a new romance, and the spoiled brat in her charge.

Scarlett Johansson as Annie Braddock in The Nanny Diaries (2007)

2006 Scarlett Johansson as Sondra Pransky in Scoop

It’s a romantic crime comedy film written and directed by Woody Allen. An American journalism student Sondra Pransky in London scoops a big story, and begins an affair with an aristocrat as the incident unfurls.

Scarlett Johansson as Sondra Pransky in Scoop (2006)

2006 Scarlett Johansson as Katherine “Kay” Lake in The Black Dahlia

It’s a neo-noir crime thriller film directed by Brian De Palma. It is drawn from the novel of the same name by James Ellroy.

Scarlett Johansson as Katherine “Kay” Lake in The Black Dahlia (2006)

2006 Scarlett Johansson as Olivia Wenscombe in The Prestige

It’s a psychological thriller film directed by Christopher Nolan from a screenplay adapted by his brother Jonathan from Christopher Priest’s 1995 novel of the same name. Its story follows Robert Angier and Alfred Borden, rival stage magicians in London at the end of the 19th century. Obsessed with creating the best stage illusion, they engage in competitive one-upmanship, with tragic results.

Scarlett Johansson as Olivia Wenscombe in The Prestige (2006)

2005 Scarlett Johansson as Nola Rice in Match Point

It’s a psychological thriller film written and directed by Woody Allen. In the film, Rhys Meyers’s character marries into a wealthy family, but his social position is threatened by his affair with his brother-in-law’s girlfriend, played by Johansson.

Scarlett Johansson as Nola Rice in Match Point (2005)

2005 Scarlett Johansson as Jordan Two Delta / Sarah Jordan in The Island

It’s a science fiction thriller film directed by Michael Bay. In the story, Lincoln Six Echo (McGregor) struggles to fit into the highly structured world he lives in, isolated in a compound, and the series of events that unfold when he questions how truthful that world is. After Lincoln learns the compound inhabitants are clones used for organ harvesting as well as surrogates for wealthy people in the outside world, he attempts to escape with Jordan Two Delta (Johansson) and expose the illegal cloning movement.

Scarlett Johansson as Jordan Two Delta / Sarah Jordan in The Island (2005)

2004 Scarlett Johansson as Francesca Curtis in The Perfect Score

Six high school seniors decide to break into the Princeton Testing Center so they can steal the answers to their upcoming SAT tests and all get perfect scores.

Director: Brian Robbins

Scarlett Johansson as Francesca Curtis in The Perfect Score (2004)

2004 Scarlett Johansson as Pursy Will in A Love Song for Bobby Long

A headstrong young woman returns to New Orleans after the death of her estranged mother.

Director: Shainee Gabel

Scarlett Johansson as Pursy Will in A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004)

2004 Scarlett Johansson as Meg Windermere in A Good Woman

It is a romantic comedy-drama film directed by Mike Barker, based on the 1892 play “Lady Windermere’s Fan” by Oscar Wilde. While retaining her secret identity, the illustrious Mrs. Erlynne (Helen Hunt) saves Lady Windemere (Scarlett Johansson) from making a grand social faux-pas with the scoundrelly Lord Darlington (Stephen Campbell Moore).

Scarlett Johansson as Meg Windermere in A Good Woman (2004)

2004 Scarlett Johansson as Alex Foreman in In Good Company

A middle-aged ad exec is faced with a new boss who’s nearly half his age… and who also happens to be sleeping with his daughter.

Director: Paul Weitz

Scarlett Johansson as Alex Foreman in In Good Company (2004)

2003 Scarlett Johansson as Charlotte in Lost in Translation

It’s a romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Sofia Coppola. It stars Bill Murray as aging actor Bob Harris, who befriends college graduate Charlotte (Scarlett Johansson) in a Tokyo hotel. The movie explores themes of loneliness, insomnia, existential ennui, and culture shock against the backdrop of a modern Japanese city.

Scarlett Johansson as Charlotte in Lost in Translation (2003)

2003 Scarlett Johansson as Griet in Girl with a Pearl Earring

It’s a romantic drama film directed by Peter Webber, based on the 1999 novel of the same name by Tracy Chevalier. Scarlett Johansson stars as Griet, a young 17th-century servant in the household of the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer (Colin Firth) at the time he painted Girl with a Pearl Earring (1665) in the city of Delft in Holland.

Scarlett Johansson as Griet in Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)

2002 Scarlett Johansson as Ashley Parker in Eight Legged Freaks

Venomous spiders get exposed to a noxious chemical that causes them to grow to monumental proportions.

Director: Ellory Elkayem

Scarlett Johansson as Ashley Parker in Eight Legged Freaks (2002)

2001 Scarlett Johansson as Rachael “Birdy” Abundas in The Man Who Wasn’t There

It’s a neo-noir crime film written, produced and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen.

Scarlett Johansson as Rachael “Birdy” Abundas in The Man Who Wasn’t There

2001 Scarlett Johansson as Rebecca in Ghost World

With only the plan of moving in together after high school, two unusually devious friends seek direction in life. As a mere gag, they respond to a man’s newspaper ad for a date, only to find it will greatly complicate their lives.

Director: Terry Zwigoff

Scarlett Johansson as Rebecca in Ghost World (2001)

2001 Scarlett Johansson as Suzanne Sandor (age 15) in An American Rhapsody

A young Hungarian girl struggles to find her place in the world when she’s reunited with her parents in the USA years after she was left behind during their flight from the communist country in the 1950s.

Director: Éva Gárdos

Scarlett Johansson as Suzanne Sandor (age 15) in An American Rhapsody (2001)

1999 Scarlett Johansson as Kathy Caldwell in My Brother the Pig

Being a teen is tough enough for Kathy Cauldwell (Scarlett Johansson) without having to be the target of her little brother George’s constant practical jokes. But life really gets crazy when Dad (Judge Reinholt) and mom leave for France and George is magically transformed into a pig via some ancient rocks belonging to their nanny Matilda (Eva Mendes)

Director: Erik Fleming

Scarlett Johansson as Kathy Caldwell in My Brother the Pig (1999)

1998 Scarlett Johansson as Grace MacLean in The Horse Whisperer

The mother of a severely traumatized daughter enlists the aid of a unique horse trainer to help the girl’s equally injured horse.

Director: Robert Redford

Scarlett Johansson as Grace MacLean in The Horse Whisperer (1998)

1997 Scarlett Johansson as Little Girl in Fall

1997 Scarlett Johansson as Molly Pruitt in Home Alone 3

1996 Scarlett Johansson as Emily in If Lucy Fell

It’s a romantic comedy film written and directed by Eric Schaeffer. A young Scarlett Johansson plays a neighbor / art student of the main couple.

Scarlett Johansson as Emily in If Lucy Fell (1996)

1996 Scarlett Johansson as Amanda in Manny & Lo

Two sisters, 11-year-old Amanda (nicknamed Manny) and 16-year-old Laurel (nicknamed Lo), run away from several foster homes, sleeping wherever they can, including in model homes. But when Lo becomes pregnant, the two find that they can’t make it through this crisis on their own. With nowhere else to turn, they decided to kidnap Elaine, a clerk at a baby supply store. But it seems that Elaine just may need Manny and Lo as much as they need her.

Director: Lisa Krueger

Scarlett Johansson as Amanda in Manny & Lo (1996)

1995 Scarlett Johansson as Kate Armstrong in Just Cause

A Harvard professor is lured back into the courtroom after twenty-five years to take the case of a young black man condemned to death for the horrific murder of a child.

Director: Arne Glimcher

Scarlett Johansson as Kate Armstrong in Just Cause (1995)

1994 Scarlett Johansson as Laura Nelson in North

The story is based on the 1984 novel, “North: The Tale of a 9-Year-Old Boy Who Becomes a Free Agent and Travels the World in Search of the Perfect Parents” by Alan Zweibel. Sick of the neglect he receives from his mom and dad, a young boy leaves home and travels the world in search of new parents.

The cast includes Elijah Wood in the title role, with a 9-year-old Scarlett Johansson appears briefly in her film debut.

Director: Rob Reiner

Scarlett Johansson as Laura Nelson in North (1994)