The 7 best Gemma Arterton movies

Award-winning actress Gemma Arterton is known for her roles in blockbusters like Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time and Clash of the Titans. She has also starred in smaller independent films, like Tamara Drew and The Wheel. Therefore she has an interesting and exciting filmography for any fan of her acting to explore.

Arterton was born on February 2, 1986, in Gravesend, Kent, England. After attending Gravesend Grammar School for Girls, she trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London.

Her first professional acting role was as Rosaline in Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost at the Globe Theatre in 2007. Since then, Arterton has gone on to star in a number of stage productions, movies, and TV shows.

But what are the best Gemma Arterton movies? Well, let’s take a look at the seven best in our countdown…

If you are sitting comfortably, let us begin…

7. Quantum of Solace

Gemma Arterton’s played the role of Agent Fields, a British intelligence agent who teams up with James Bond to stop a villain from taking over the world’s water supply. Arterton’s performance was praised for its strength and vulnerability.

Quantum of Solace was a box office success, grossing over $570 million worldwide. It was the highest-grossing film in the James Bond franchise at the time. 

Arterton has said that Quantum of Solace is one her favourites to play a part in. She has said that she loved the experience of working on a big-budget action movie and that she enjoyed the challenge of playing a strong female character.

6. Tamara Drewe

The movie is a 2010 British comedy-drama that follows the titular character, Tamara Drewe, as she returns to her hometown after her husband cheats on her.

Tamara is a journalist who decides to write a column about her small town in order to get revenge on her ex-husband. However, as she starts to get to know the people in her town, she realizes that there is more to them than she originally thought.

The movie is funny and heartwarming, and Arteron’s performance is excellent. If you’re looking for a good movie to watch, Tamara Drewe is definitely worth checking out.

Gemma Arterton in Clash Of The Titans. ©Warner Brothers Intl Television

5. Clash of the Titans

Gemma Arteron starred in the 2010 remake of Clash of the Titans. The film was a box office success, grossing over $500 million worldwide. Arteron played the role of Io, a human who falls in love with Perseus (played by Sam Worthington).

The film was praised for its special effects and action sequences. Arteron’s performance was also well-received. She was praised for her chemistry with Worthington and for her “strong” and “convincing” portrayal of Io.

Clash of the Titans is one of Arteron’s most popular films. It is a well-made action movie that features excellent special effects and strong performances from its cast.

4. Song for Marion

Song for Marion is a heartwarming film about an elderly couple, Marion and Arthur, who are dealing with Marion’s terminal cancer diagnosis. The couple has always been close, but as Marion’s health declines, they find themselves growing even closer.

The film follows the couple as they go about their everyday lives, dealing with Marion’s illness. They continue to sing together, despite Marion’s worsening condition. The film is ultimately a tribute to the power of love and friendship.

Gemma Arterton plays Elizabeth in the movie, Vanessa Redgrave plays Marion, Terence Stamp plays Arthur, Gemma Jones plays Doreen, Richard Griffiths appears as Ted and Christopher Eccleston also appears in the film as Andrew.

The Disappearance Of Alice Creed Starring Gemma Arterton as Alice Creed ©Icon Film

3. The Disappearance of Alice Creed

The 2009 film The Disappearance of Alice Creed is one of Gemma Arterton’s best movies. The movie is a thriller about a kidnapping. Arterton plays the role of Alice Creed, the victim of the kidnapping.

The movie is very suspenseful and Arterton does a great job of portraying the fear and vulnerability of her character. The movie is well-written and directed, and it keeps the viewer guessing until the very end.

The Disappearance of Alice Creed is a must-see for fans of Gemma Arterton. It is one of her best performances and it is a great movie overall.

2. Byzantium

Byzantium is a 2012 vampire film starring Gemma Arterton. The movie was written and directed by Neil Jordan.

The movie centers around two female vampires, Clara (Gemma Arterton) and Eleanor (Saoirse Ronan). They are mother and daughter, but they have a complicated relationship. They live in a run-down boarding house called Byzantium.

1. Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

The movie Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters is a dark fantasy action film that was released in 2013. The movie stars Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton as the titular characters. The plot of the movie follows Hansel and Gretel, who are now grown up and work as professional witch hunters. When a new threat arises in the form of a powerful witch called Muriel, Hansel and Gretel must put their differences aside and work together to stop her.

Overall, Hansel is a great movie that is perfect for family viewing. It is exciting, well-made, and features a great performance by Gemma Arterton.