Kristen Stewart Movies

Thursday, August 25 by Sarai Jeremiah

With a career that spans over 10 years, it's not incredibly difficult to comprise a list of the best Kristen Stewart movies. Probably best known for starring in the "Twilight" series, Kristen Jaymes Stewart (born April 9, 1990) began her acting career in an uncredited role at age 9. These are the best Kristen Stewart movies that have been released since then.

"Twilight"

Of all the movies Kristen Stewart has starred in, this is her most recognizable role. In this romantic vampire film, she stars as 17-year-old Bella Swan who falls for Edward Cullen after moving to Washington to live with her father.

"The Twilight Saga: New Moon."

In this Kristen Stewart movie, the actress once again reprises her role as a teenage Bella Swan. This time around, her character is 18 and faces the challenges on being human and in love with a vampire.

"Adventureland."

In this Kristen Stewart movie, the actress plays a character by the name of Emily "Em" Lewin who works at a local amusement park to get away from her unhappy life. Although Em has been having an affair with a married man, she falls for her coworker after she saves him from being shot.

"The Runaways."

In this coming-of-age biographical film about the all-girl rock band "The Runaways," Kristen Stewart portrays American rock musician and actress Joan Jett who was a member of the '70s group .

"The Twilight Saga: Eclipse."

In the third installment of the popular vampire film, Kristen Stewart's character Bella Swan is targeted by a crazed vampire and must choose between her love for her vampire boyfriend and her friendship with some dude who happens to be a werewolf.

"Jumper" 

In the science fiction film Jumper, Kristen Stewart makes a cameo appearance as Sophie, the younger half-sister of main character David Rice, played by actor Hayden Christensen.

"Panic Room" 

Kristen Stewart was only 11 years old when she played the character of Sarah Altman, starring opposite Jodie Foster in the 2002 movie Panic Room. Kristen and Jodie play a daughter and mother who take refuge in a safe room while their home is being broken into.

"The Yellow Handkerchief"

 In this 2010 independent drama film, Kristen plays a character named Martine, a troubled 15-year-old girl who embarks on a road trip after escaping her family in Louisiana.

"Zathura: A Space Adventure" 

In this Kristen Stewart movie, the actress plays the role of Lisa, sister of the main characters Walter and Danny. Lisa has a hard time believing he brothers when they tell her that they were hurtled through space after playing the space-themed board game Zathura, until she is frozen in cryonic sleep.

"Welcome to the Rileys"

 In this 2010 independent drama film, Kristen stars as a 16-year-old stripper named Mallory. Mallory forms an unusual bond with the character Doug, played by actor James Gandolfini, after she allows him to live in her apartment while he gets his life back on track.

With the movie "On the Road" in post-production and the filming of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn" underway, you will definitely see more Kristen Stewart movies in 2011.