Happy Birthday Anne Hathaway: Check out the Bride Wars star's top 5 movies

Updated on Nov 12, 2019 07:47 PM IST  |  1.6M
Anne Hathaway’s Birthday
Anne Hathaway’s Birthday

November 12 marks as Anne Hathaway’s 37th birthday. She was one of the highest paid actors in the world in 2015. Hathaway has received several awards including an Academy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe. Her films have earned over USD 6.8 billion worldwide and she was listed in the Forbes Celebrity 100 list in 2009. When she was a teenager, she was cast in the TV series Get Real.

Anne Hathaway got her breakthrough in her debut movie called Princess Diaries (2001). Hathaway has served as a long-term advocate for the Nike Foundation to raise awareness against child marriage. She spent a week in Nicaragua to help vaccinate children against hepatitis A, in July 2006. She also travelled to Kenya and Ethiopia to take note on the rights of women and girls.

Here are the top 5 of her movies:

1] Princess Diaries Franchise 




Her very first movie resulted in a breakthrough in her career. The film's director, Garry Marshall, initially considered Liv Tyler for the role, but Hathaway was cast after his granddaughters recommended that she had the best "princess" hair. Certainly, fans wouldn't want to see anybody else as Amelia Mignonette Grimaldi Thermopolis Renaldo. She also acted in the sequel of the movie. 

2] The Devil Wears Prada




Another movie of Hathaway that was successful. The film grossed over USD 300 million worldwide, with its USD 41 million budget. Elizabeth Gabler, Fox Production Chief says the studio did not realize how strong her audience was after the Princess Diaries movies. Hathaway as Andy did a marvelous job in the movie.

3] Ocean’s 8




Anne was one of the lead’s amongst other actors in this movie. In the movie, she portrayed a movie actor who helps group of women led by Debbie Ocean, the sister of Danny Ocean, who plans a sophisticated heist of the annual Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. 

4] Bride Wars


Hathaway starred in this movie alongside Kate Hudson. The movie revolves around two childhood best friends who are about to get married on the same day, leading to hilarious outcome. The movie was a financial success even after negative reviews. The film was nominated for 2 awards at the 2009 MTV Movie Awards for Best Fight (Anne Hathaway vs Kate Hudson) and Anne Hathaway for Best Female Performance. It also had several Teen Choice Award nominations.


5] Rachel Getting Married




The film premiered at Canada's Toronto International Film Festival on September 6, 2008. Hathaway received an Oscar nomination for Best Actress for her performance in the movie. Jonathan Demme, the film’s director had wanted to work with Anne Hathaway ever since he spotted her in a crowd at a screening five years earlier.


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