Top 10 Michelle Williams Movies and TV Shows
One of the most eminent actresses of all time, Michelle Williams has given out exemplary performances one after the another. We bring to you the Top 10 Michelle Williams Movies and TV Shows that are too good to miss:
List of Top Michelle Williams Movies and TV Shows:
1. Dawson’s Creek
Dawson’s Creek is one of the most famous coming-of-age dramas that deals with everything from the importance of mental health to coming out of the closet, the story of four adolescent friends centers around Dawson Leery (played by James Van Der Beek), an aspiring filmmaker, his childhood friend Joey Potter (played by Katie Holmes), a close friend Pacey Witter (Joshua Jackson) and new girl next door Jen Lindley (played by Michelle Williams). The fan favourite gives you relatable characters, magnificent writing and a cast that everyone adored along with giving you a longing to live your teenage years the way characters lived theirs. Premiered in January 1988, the teen drama rang for 6 years after successfully ending in 2003. The masterfully crafted series have won 7 awards and 26 nominations.
2. Brokeback Mountain
Brokeback Mountain is an American classic film which takes the lives of two cowboys, Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist (played by Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal respectively) who while working on a farm together develop romantic feelings for one another. Their relationship becomes tangled once both of them get married to their respective girlfriends. Michelle Williams plays the role of Alma Beers Del Mar, girlfriend, and later wife of Ennis Del Mar.
Released in 2015, the romance-drama film was directed by Ang Lee and won 3 Oscar awards for Best Achievement in Directing, Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay and Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score.
3. Blue Valentine
Released in 2010, Blue Valentine is a story about the “once-passionate romance” of Dean and Cindy (played by Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams respectively), a contemporary married couple who once had a flaming hot romance which died down over the years. They share a daughter, Frankie (played by Faith Wladyka). They run off to an overnight getaway together to test if their relationship has the potential to go on further. The fans have appreciated the movie for its depiction of reality and the outstanding portrayal of Dean and Cindy by the actors. Directed by Derek Cianfrance, this beautifully heartbreaking drama movie was released in 2010 and won 9 awards, and 56 nominations in total.
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4. My Week With Marilyn
My Week With Marilyn is a 2011 biographical film based on the true story of the iconic Marilyn Monroe. A young aspiring filmmaker, Colin Clark (played by Eddie Redmayne), somehow made his way onto the sets of a Sir Laurence Olivier (played by Sir Kenneth Branagh) movie starring Marilyn Monroe (played by Michelle Williams). The movie is about a short-term relationship between Colin and Monroe and the revelations ha are made about the reality of the star world.
Directed by Simon Curtis, My Week With Marilyn was nominated for two Oscars and won 18 awards.
5. Manchester By The Sea
Manchester By The Sea is a well-crafted work of art film that follows the life of a depressed man, Lee Chandler (played by Casey Affleck), who is entrusted with his nephew’s caretaking after his brother passes away. Michelle Williams plays the role of Randi Chandler, Lee Chandler’s ex-wife. The class act of Casey Affleck is highly commended by fans, leading him to win several awards including an Oscar award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role.
The film won a whopping 129 awards and 269 nominations.
6. Shutter Island
Shutter Island is an American psychological thriller film that was released in 2010 which brings the U.S. Marshall Teddy Daniels (played by Leonardo DiCaprio) and his partner Chuck Aule (played by Mark Ruffalo) to Ashecliffe Hospital in Boston’s Shutter Island to investigate the disappearance of a patient who also is a clever-genius murderess. Michelle Williams plays the role of Dolores Chanal, Daniel’s wife.
Directed by Martin Scorsese, Shutter Island won 11 awards and 66 nominations.
7. The Greatest Showman
The star-studded musical film, The Greatest Showman, was released in 2017 starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Zendaya and Michelle Williams. The Oscar-nominated film “celebrates the birth of show business” and beautifully portrays how the ups and downs of characters like P.T. Barnum in the film can be dealt with faith that exists in hopes and dreams.
Directed by Michael Gracey, the musical won 17 awards and 33 nominations.
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8. Oz The Great and Powerful
Directed by Sam Raimi, Oz The Great and Powerful is a 2013 fantasy adventure film in which a small-time magician, Oscar Diggs (played by James Franco), is cast away from the lands of Kansas to the vibrant Oz. He finds himself forced into a power struggle between three witches, Theodora, Evanora and Glinda (played by Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams respectively).
The fantasy film has won 6 awards and 31 nominations.
A 2019 miniseries which gives an insight into the creative partnership of choreographer/director Bob Fosse (played by Sam Rockwell) and one of the greatest Broadway dancers of all time, Gwen Verdon (played by Michelle Williams).
This Thomas Kail and Steven Levenson creation won 4 Primetime Emmys in which Michelle Williams bagged the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie. The series all in all won 18 awards and 51 nominations.
10. The Fabelmans
Released in November 2022, The Fabelmans is a coming-of-age, family drama movie in which we witness a young child’s discovery of his love for the world of film and the magic it creates for its viewers. Directed by Steven Spielberg, this film “peels back the curtain of his youth” and exhibits a glimpse of his journey to become a magnificent storyteller.