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10 Best Movies of Anna Kendrick

Anna Kendrick is an actress and singer who started her career as a child by participating in musicals. Even her first appearance on the big screen was when she starred in a musical with Camp. Her silhouette is very attached to the world of music. The world of music has had a big influence on her career.

Flying hours can’t lie. Day by day, her ability to play artistic roles is more and more mature. As time went on, her career scope became more and more diverse. Kendrick also entered the big screen with many different genres of movies. Started at an early age, here are the 10 best Anna Kendrick movies.

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Pitch Perfect [2012]

  • Release year : 2012
  • Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
  • Directed by: Jason Moore
  • Actors: Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Rebel Wilson
  • Production company : Brownstone Productions (II), Gold Circle Films

Barden Bella, who is famous for being a great group of cappella has failed in the national championship. The search for new members is underway, eight people have been admitted. They competed in the national championship again until the semi-finals and lost all the time.

After that, the members were busy with each other until they were announced as finalists but the members were vying for the position of president. Kendrick plays Bella Mitchell. He is a new member of Barden Bella and has been appointed president.

He has the right to choose a new song to perform at the national championship. Appearing in musical movies is not easy, but Kendrick with a background often appearing in musical stages can do it well.

End of Watch [2012]

  • Release year : 2012
  • Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
  • Directed by: David Ayer
  • Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña, Anna Kendrick
  • Production company: Exclusive Media Corporation, Emmett / Furla / Oasis Films (EFO Films)

Taylor and Zavala are two police officers who are partners of the Los Angeles area on duty. The South Central region is known as a dangerous and violent area, they are very skilled.

Many cases from shooting, possession of weapons, to smuggling have occurred. The cases lead them to a Mexican corporation.

Kendrick plays Janet, Taylor’s lover played by Jake Gyllenhaal. They start dating, get married, and Janet becomes pregnant while Taylor and Zavala’s job becomes more difficult. Unlike the usual buddy cop movies, this one presents the quiet and the other side of the patrol being tense even though it ends up being serious.

50/50 [2011]

  • Release year : 2011
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Directed by: Jonathan Levine
  • Actors: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick
  • Production company: Summit Entertainment, Mandate Pictures, Point Gray Pictures

Adam Lerner, a 27-year-old radio host, was diagnosed with spinal cancer. He regularly takes medication and sees a therapist. He is always supported by his best friend, Kyle, and his girlfriend, Rachel.

Once he received information from the internet that with the removal of the tumor, his chance of survival was 50/50. Kendrick as Katherine, a therapist.

He had a hard time when he first met Adam, who didn’t want to talk much and even expressed his true feelings was very sad. More than just being serious, Kendrick also managed to make the scenes he starred in flow naturally and with a bit of humor.

The Last Five Years [2014]

  • Release year : 2014
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
  • Directed by: Richard LaGravenese
  • Actors: Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan, Tamara Mintz
  • Production company: Lucky Monkey Pictures, Sh-K-Boom Records, Grand Peaks Entertainment

Jamie Wellerstein is a gifted novelist who falls in love with Cathy Hiatt, an actress struggling to advance in her career. They started dating and slowly entered the more serious phase of their relationship until marriage. The story of those five years is encapsulated in a musical film.

Kendrick as Cathy Hiatt. With a background in musical theater, along with experience as a singer and two previous musical films, Camp and Pitch Perfect, Kendrick can do his job well in this musical film directed by Richard LaGravenese .

Into the Woods [2014]

  • Release year : 2014
  • Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
  • Directed by: Rob Marshall
  • Actors: Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep, Chris Pine
  • Production company: BBL Motion Picture Studios, Lucamar Productions, Marc Platt Productions

Baker and his wife are also not endowed with children, due to the curse of an evil witch. To be able to escape the curse, they must meet the requirements of the witch, namely the four elements including a red cape, blond hair like corn, golden shoes and a cow white as milk.

For Disney fans, Into The Woods is a fun movie with three of the company’s famous characters appearing in one movie. In this film, Kendrick plays Cinderella. As a Disney movie, the cast is required to add songs to the scenes, and that shouldn’t be a difficult job for Kendrick.

The Day Shall Come [2019]

  • Release year : 2019
  • Genre: Comedy, Crime
  • Directed by: Christopher Morris
  • Actors: Andrel McPherson, Miles Robbins, Marchant Davis
  • Production company : See-Saw Films, Archer Gray, BFI Film Fund

Moses Al Shabazz is the leader of a religious group called the Star of Six in Miami. Moses fought against the white tyranny but he did not like the gun approach.

One day, Moses goes to see Reza, who wants to support his intentions in any way. It turns out that behind it all is the involvement of the FBI. Kendrick as Kendra Glack, an FBI agent.

Kendra plays a big role in handling the case involving Moses. The same goes for the attempt to turn Moses into a terrorist. Despite its heavy theme, this movie is actually a comedy genre that’s been enhanced with a bit of action entertainment.

A Simple Favor [2018]

  • Release year : 2018
  • Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
  • Directed by: Paul Feig
  • Actors: Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding
  • Production company: BRON Studios, Creative Wealth Media Finance, Feigco Entertainment

Stephanie is a Youtuber and single parent of her child. He befriends Emily, Nick’s mother, who goes to school with his son. One day Emily asks Stephanie to come pick up Nick because he’s working on something. Stephanie comes to pick up Nick but Emily doesn’t come home even for days.

Kendrick plays Stephanie while Emily is played by Blake Lively. As a single mom, Stephanie hasn’t lost her charm even though she’s a bit naive and goofy. Movies belonging to this genre of horror bring a different feeling from movies of the same genre in general, specifically comedies.

The Accountant [2016]

  • Release year : 2016
  • Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
  • Directed by: Gavin O’Connor
  • Actors: Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, JK Simmons
  • Production company: Warner Bros., Electric City Entertainment, Hurwitz Creative

Chris is an accountant with incredible abilities. He seems to be living in the world of the world, as a small office bookkeeper, as well as as a freelance accountant for a dangerous criminal organization. To cover his dark side, Chris gets a client from a robotics company that has a problem with financial statements. His actions have led him on a dangerous adventure.

Kendrick in the film plays Dana Cummings, a worker at a robotics company managed by Chris. Knowing the secret made Dana a target. In this movie, Kendrick has to compete with Ben Affleck – who plays Chris. A horror film combined with intense action sequences.

Up in the Air [2009]

  • Release year : 2009
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Directed by: Jason Reitman
  • Actors: George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick
  • Production company: Paramount Pictures, Cold Spring Pictures, DreamWorks

Ryan Bingham worked for a unique service company that laid off employees. It took Ryan to many places. Natalie, a young employee has a new idea for Ryan that is to do his work through the internet.

Ryan disagrees and Natalie is asked to follow Ryan to do his job. Kendrick plays Natalie. Still young, Natalie was a smart and innocent woman, his words had indirectly entered Ryan’s mind.

Unlike Ryan, who tends to be annoying, Natalie is actually a fun person. If you like stories about the world of work, this movie will be very interesting.

Mr. Right [2015]

  • Release year : 2015
  • Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
  • Directed by: Paco Cabezas
  • Actors: Anna Kendrick, Sam Rockwell, Tim Roth
  • Production company: Amasia Entertainment, 3311 Productions, Circle of Confusion

Martha, an eccentric young woman starts doing silly things after breaking up with her boyfriend. She met a man who could capture her heart, the funny and charismatic man who later became her boyfriend.

Behind it all, the man turned out to be a most dangerous assassin. Kendrick plays Martha while Mr. Right is played by Sam Rockwell.

The couple seems to come from two different worlds, the woman from the happy life of a young man and the man from the dark with a job as an assassin. Many scenes of violence mixed with light humor.

Through these films, Anna Kendrick showed the world that she really deserves to stand on the entertainment stage. Music is really his forte, but he can play well in other genres like action, horror, and even comedy. Which movie do you like? After watching, please share your opinion in the comment section, come on!

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