Keira Knightley has been acting in films for decades and she’s appeared in rom-coms, thrillers, period pieces, and more.
The actress is known for playing Elizabeth Swann in the popular “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise and she also has had memorable performances in “Pride and Prejudice” (2005) and “Atonement” (2007).
Most critics didn’t enjoy her film “Silk” (2007) but “The Imitation Game” (2014) was a critical hit for the actress.
Here’s a ranking of all of Knightley’s films from worst to best, according to critic scores from Rotten Tomatoes.
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Since making her first appearance on the big screen back in 1995, Keira Knightley has shown off her prowess in the film industry time and time again.
Over the past few decades, the actress has tackled roles in thrillers, dramas, franchises, and, of course, historical period pieces — and her numerous nominations for Academy Awards, British Academy Awards, and Golden Globes speak for themselves.
Her latest project, “Official Secrets,” is set to make its official debut in August. Ahead of its release, INSIDER ranked Knightley’s past films based on critic scores using data from Rotten Tomatoes. It’s worth noting that the critic scores were up to date as of publication but are subject to change.
Also keep in mind that this list only includes films that have been scored by critics on Rotten Tomatoes and it does not include certain TV movies, documentaries, or films in which she had uncredited roles.
Here’s a ranking of Knightley’s films from worst to best, according to critics’ reviews.
“Silk” (2007) follows the story of a man who takes on a lover while smuggling silkworms from Japan.
Critic Score: 7%
Audience Score: 29%
Set in the 19th century, the film tells the story of a silkworm merchant-turned-smuggler (Michael Pitt) and his wife (Knightley).
The actress plays one of the leading ladies, Jane, in 2019’s “Berlin, I Love You.”
Critic Score: 12%
Audience Score: 26%
The movie follows characters played by stars like Helen Mirren, Luke Wilson, Mickey Rourke, Jenna Dewan, and Diego Luna in several intertwined storylines.
She has a role in 2016’s “Collateral Beauty.”
Critic Score: 14%
Audience Score: 64%
In the movie, Will Smith stars as a New-York advertising executive who seeks answers after experiencing a tragedy. Knightley plays the smaller role of Amy in the film.
Knightley’s turn as a model-turned-bounty hunter in the biopic “Domino” (2005) fell flat for critics.
Critic Score: 18%
Audience Score: 56%
The film is loosely based on the bounty hunter Domino Harvey’s life.
She stars in “The Aftermath” (2019), a film set in postwar Germany in 1946.
Critic Score: 27%
Audience Score: 64%
Knightley plays Rachael Morgan, a woman who carries on an affair with a German widower (Alexander Skarsgård).
Knightley is the leading lady Guinevere in “King Arthur” (2004).
Critic Score: 31%
Audience Score: 59%
The film is a take on the tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.
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