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10 Best Mia Wasikowska Movies To Watch

From Albert Nobbs to Alice in Wonderland, here are some of the best Mia Wasikowska movies to watch this weekend.

Best Mia Wasikowska Movies To Watch: Mia Wasikowska is an Australian actress and she made her screen debut on the Australian television drama All Saints in 2004, followed by her feature film debut in Suburban Mayhem (2006). She first became known to a wider audience following her critically acclaimed work on the HBO television series In Treatment.

Wasikowska gained worldwide recognition in 2010 after starring as Alice in Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland and appearing in the comedy-drama film The Kids Are All Right, a role for which she received the Hollywood Film Festival Award for Breakthrough Actress.

Mia Wasikowska Facts

Birth Name: Mia Wasikowska
Birth Date: 25 October 1989
Profession: Actress
Birth Place: Canberra, Australia
Birth Sign: Scorpio
First Movie: Suburban Mayhem (2006)
Best Movie: Jane Eyre (2011)
Worst Movie: Skin (2007)

Best Mia Wasikowska Movies

1. Jane Eyre (2011)

IMDb: 7.3/10
Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga
Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell, Su Elliot

Jane Eyre is a 2011 romantic drama film directed by Cary Fukunaga and starring Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender. The screenplay is written by Moira Buffini and is based on Charlotte Brontë’s 1847 novel of the same name.

Jane Eyre, a governess, manages to find her true love in Edward Rochester, the owner of an old mansion. However, Edward’s dark secret will destroy Jane’s life forever.

2. That Evening Sun (2009)

IMDb: 7/10
Director: Scott Teems
Starring: Hal Holbrook, Barlow Jacobs, Mia Wasikowska, Carrie Preston

That Evening Sun is a 2009 American drama film based on a 2002 short story “I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down” by William Gay. The movie, produced by Dogwood Entertainment, stars Hal Holbrook as Abner Meecham and is directed by Scott Teems who also wrote the screenplay.

Vowing not to die in a nursing home, Abner Meecham (Hal Holbrook) leaves the facility and returns to his Tennessee farm. There, an unpleasant surprise awaits him: Abner’s son has leased the property to ne’er-do-well Lonzo Choat (Ray McKinnon) and his boorish family.

Abner suspects that the Choats will not be able to afford the farm, and he moves into a shack to await their departure. Tensions escalate between Abner and Lonzo, each determined not to yield.

3. Tracks (2013)

IMDb: 7.1/10
Director: John Curran
Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Adam Driver, Lily Pearl, Philip Dodd

Tracks is a 2013 Australian drama film directed by John Curran and starring Mia Wasikowska and Adam Driver. It is an adaptation of Robyn Davidson’s memoir of the same name, chronicling the author’s nine-month journey on camels across the Australian desert.

To satisfy her craving for solitude, a young woman goes trekking across the deserts of West Australia with four camels and a dog.

4. Alice in Wonderland (2010)

IMDb: 6.4/10
Director: Tim Burton
Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway

Alice in Wonderland is a 2010 American adventure fantasy film directed by Tim Burton from a screenplay written by Linda Woolverton and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. Alice, now 19 years old, follows a rabbit in a blue coat to a magical wonderland from her dreams where she is reunited with her friends who make her realise her true destiny.

5. The Double (2013)

IMDb: 6.5/10
Director: Richard Ayoade
Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Shawn, Noah Taylor

The Double is a 2013 British black comedy thriller film written and directed by Richard Ayoade and starring Jesse Eisenberg and Mia Wasikowska.

Simon, a timid office clerk, has worked for seven years in his office but has never been noticed by his boss. To his dismay, a confident and charming lookalike, James, takes a job at his workplace.

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6. Crimson Peak (2015)

IMDb: 6.5/10
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam

Crimson Peak is a 2015 gothic romance film directed by Guillermo del Toro and written by del Toro and Matthew Robbins. Edith ignores her father’s warning and marries Sir Thomas Sharpe and when she arrives at the Sharpe mansion, she learns about her husband’s secrets and realizes that the place is teeming with ghosts.

7. Albert Nobbs (2011)

IMDb: 6.7/10
Director: Rodrigo García
Starring: Glenn Close, Mia Wasikowska, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Antonia Campbell-Hughes

Albert Nobbs is a 2011 period drama film directed by Rodrigo García and starring Glenn Close. The screenplay, by Close, John Banville and Gabriella Prekop, is based on the 1927 novella Albert Nobbs by George Moore.

Albert Nobbs works in a posh hotel and struggles to lead an independent life in Ireland. He meets a handsome painter who comes to know of his real identity that he’s been hiding.

8. Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

IMDb: 7.2/10
Director: Jim Jarmusch
Starring: Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt

Only Lovers Left Alive is a 2013 fantasy comedy-drama film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. Adam, a vampire, is depressed after seeing society plummet to the bottom. Eve, his lover of centuries past, comes to his rescue. But their relationship is tested with the arrival of Ava, Eve’s sister.

9. Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)

IMDb: 6.2/10
Director: James Bobin
Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway

Alice Through the Looking Glass is a 2016 American live-action/animated fantasy adventure film directed by James Bobin, written by Linda Woolverton and produced by Tim Burton, Joe Roth, Suzanne Todd, and Jennifer Todd.

With the White Queen and her friends’ help, Alice strives to save Wonderland in order to protect the Mad Hatter from the malicious Red Queen even if she has to go back in time.

10. Lawless (2012)

IMDb: 7.2/10
Director: John Hillcoat
Starring: Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf, Guy Pearce, Jason Clarke

Lawless is a 2012 American crime drama film directed by John Hillcoat. The screenplay, by Australian singer-screenwriter Nick Cave, is based on Matt Bondurant’s historical novel The Wettest County in the World (2008).

Set in the prohibition-era Virginia, the loyalty of three bootleggers, the Bondurant Brothers, is put to the test when they refuse to pay the required bribe to the corrupt authorities.

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