Natalie Portman Movies

Wednesday, July 27 by Ed Mulero

Natalie Portman movies display the talented actress in many roles since the early parts of her promising career to now leading actress. Movies with Natalie Portman portray strong, intelligent women no matter what the plot involves from action to drama. No one can deny the beauty and elegance Natalie Portman provides in every role of her movies. The awards and accolades only added to Natalie Portman's stature as a strong force in movies for years to come that audiences look for and admire each time. Natalie Portman movies showcase a dynamic actress whose spirit and passion shines for audiences to watch with each viewing.

  1. "The Professional." Leon, played by Jean Reno, is a professional hitman who takes in a young girl named Mathilda, Natalie Portman, after her family is gunned down by a ruthless corrupt cop played by Gary Oldman. Leon begins to train her in his profession and a quiet bond begins to develop between the two as the sadistic cop tracks Mathilda down. This movie first introduced the world to wonderful talent of Natalie Portman.
  2. "V for Vendetta." A mysterious figure called V, Hugo Weaving, saves Evey, Natalie Portman, from the fascist police in the alternate future of Great Britain. She soon sees the corrupt and tyrannical nature of the government and helps V in his quest to usurp the evil institution and free its citizens from their unethical grasp. Natalie Portman gives another strong performance as a young woman caught between complicity to tyranny o fighting for freedom at the possible expense of her own life.
  3. "Star Wars Episodes I, II & III." The prequel trilogy follows the story of Anakin Skywalker who rises to the ranks of Jedi before turning to the Dark Side and becoming Darth Vader. Anakin meets with Padame played by Natalie Portman whom he will fall in love and eventually be the mother to his two children, Luke and Leia. Natalie Portman took the at time coveted role of Luke and Leia's mother even though she admitted never having seen the original trilogy before.   
  4. "Black Swan." A young impressionable ballet dancer Nina, Natalie Portman, is obsessed with the lead to "Swan Lake" after competition arises for the role in Mila Kunis' Lily. Nina begins to embrace the darker parts of her nature in order to win the role which may end up ruining her fragile psyche. Natalie Portman won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in the movie.  

-Eduardo Camacho