Best Movies of Naomi Watts

Eastern Promises (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 189 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 82 | Earnings: $17.11M

A Russian teenager living in London who dies during childbirth leaves clues to a midwife in her journal that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.

King Kong (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 185 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 81 | Earnings: $218.05M

In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to the mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with leading lady Ann Darrow.

Mulholland Dr. (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 182 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 83 | Earnings: $7.22M

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.

Lo imposible (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 162 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $19.00M

The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

21 Grams (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 162 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 70 | Earnings: $16.25M

A freak accident brings together a critically ill mathematician, a grieving mother, and a born-again ex-con.

The Painted Veil (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 152 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $8.05M

A British medical doctor fights a cholera epidemic in a small Chinese village, while being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.

The Ring (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 151 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 57 | Earnings: $128.58M

A journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone in a week of viewing it.

St. Vincent (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 145 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $44.13M

A young boy whose parents have just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic war veteran who lives next door.

While We're Young (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 143 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 77 | Earnings: $7.57M

A middle-aged couple's career and marriage are overturned when a disarming young couple enters their lives.

J. Edgar (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 143 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 59 | Earnings: $37.30M

J. Edgar Hoover, powerful head of the F.B.I. for nearly 50 years, looks back on his professional and personal life.

Luce (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 141 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 72 | Earnings: $1.78M

A married couple is forced to reckon with their idealized image of their son, adopted from war-torn Eritrea, after an alarming discovery by a devoted high school teacher threatens his status as an all-star student.

Fair Game (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 140 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $9.53M

CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration.

Mother and Child (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 137 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $1.11M

A drama centered around three women: A 50-year-old woman, the daughter she gave up for adoption 35 years ago, and an African American woman looking to adopt a child of her own.

The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 136 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 63 | Earnings: $0.70M

Based on real life events, Assassination is set in 1974 and centers on a businessman who decides to take extreme measures to achieve his American dream.

The Bleeder (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 133 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $0.32M

A drama inspired by the life of heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner.

The Glass Castle (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 131 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 56 | Earnings: $17.27M

A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.

We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 130 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: $2.04M

An indiscretion between two close friends tears down their respective marriages.

I Heart Huckabees (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 130 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 55 | Earnings: $12.78M

A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.

Demolition (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 128 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 49 | Earnings: $1.82M

A successful investment banker struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. With the help of a customer service rep and her young son, he starts to rebuild, beginning with the demolition of the life he once knew.

The International (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 125 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 52 | Earnings: $25.45M

An Interpol agent attempts to expose a high-profile financial institution's role in an international arms dealing ring.