The 10 Best Jessica Biel Movies, According to Rotten Tomatoes
When it comes to cinematic gems featuring the iconic Jessica Biel, there's no shortage of them. Here are some of the best Jessica movies, based on Rotten Tomatoes' audience score.
1. The Illusionist (83%)
A plunge into the enigmatic world of magic, "The Illusionist" casts Biel as Sophie, a woman torn between aristocratic obligations and the enigmatic allure of Eisenheim, a magician. It's Vienna, 1900; magic isn't just tricks, it's a pulsating entity, weaving through the lives of those caught in its grasp.
Sophie's heart is a battlefield; Crown Prince Leopold's affections anchor her to the opulent world of the royals, but Eisenheim's mystique calls out to her soul.
2. Ulee's Gold (75%)
Biel diversifies as Casey Jackson, the estranged daughter of a reclusive beekeeper Ulee. Amidst the buzz of bees and the silent rustle of nature, Ulee's tranquil existence is disrupted when Casey's troubling past comes knocking. Burdened by the scars of family dynamics, the stings of estrangement feel as potent as the bees hovering in Ulee's backyard.
As Casey's troubled narrative unravels, Ulee's bees aren't the only ones harboring sweetness buried within stinging pains.
3. The Rules of Attraction (71%)
In this dark comedy teetering on the edge of cynical romanticism, Biel becomes Lara – a college student navigating the tumultuous waters of love, betrayal, and youthful recklessness. It's an age of experiments – with drugs, relationships, and life.
Lara's journey isn't linear; it's a spiral into a world where love is as elusive as the transient euphoria of a drug high.
4. I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (69%)
In this comedic jaunt, Biel plays Alex McDonough, an attorney, and a drop of sanity in a sea of chaos. Firefighters Chuck and Larry concoct a plan to receive domestic partner benefits – by pretending to be a couple. Enter Alex – their ticket to legal safety but also, the anchor dragging them into deeper waters of complicated emotions.
5. Elizabethtown (66%)
Meet Ellen, portrayed by Biel, in a world where personal failures and unexpected deaths coalesce into a journey of self-discovery.
When Drew, a suicidal shoe designer, heads to Elizabethtown for his father's funeral, the narrative blooms – it's not just flowers on a grave, but emotions, raw and ungoverned. Ellen is the past, an embodiment of a love lost but lingering, echoing the persistent shadows of regret and 'what ifs'.
Amidst the scenic allure of Elizabethtown, old wounds and new realizations unfold.
6. The A-Team (66%)
Charissa Sosa, played by Biel, is on a tail, chasing down a band of Iraq War veterans accused of a crime they didn't commit. It's not just action, explosions, and tactical genius – it's a narrative where loyalty, betrayal, and justice are at stake. Sosa isn't just a military police officer; she's a woman with history, anchored to The A-Team by a past as intricate as the plans they concoct.
With $77.2M at the box office, every chase, every explosion, was a dollar well spent.
7. The Book of Love (63%)
Biel's portrayal of Penny isn't just a character; it's the soul, the lingering essence guiding an introverted architect, Henry, after her untimely death. A dilapidated raft and a homeless teen become the conduits of healing, each plank, every nail, echoing Penny's untethered spirit.
It's a narrative of loss and discovery, where amidst the echoing silence of grief, the hammering of nails into wood weaves a melody of hope, resilience, and unyielding love.
8. Hitchcock (60%)
Biel steps into the poised shoes of Vera Miles, a Hollywood star filming the iconic "Psycho". But this isn't just behind-the-scenes; it's a plunge into the complex dynamics between director Alfred Hitchcock and his wife, Alma. Vera isn't just an actress; she's a pivot, a nuanced character illuminating the intricacies of Hollywood, the glimmering successes, and the shadowed personal battles.
With a $6.0M box office turnout, every scene was a ticket to the unscripted realities veiled behind the camera's lens.
9. London (60%)
Biel as London – it's not just a character; it's an emotional ecosystem. When Syd discovers his ex-girlfriend is moving to New York, it's not just a geographical shift; it's an emotional earthquake. London isn't just a woman; she's an anthology of regrets, love, and the imperceptible threads weaving people together and apart.
10. Blade: Trinity (58%)
In the third installment of the Blade film series, Jessica Biel stars as Abigail Whistler, a vampiric femme fatale who's not just a hunter but the daughter of Blade's mentor. This isn't your everyday vampire slaying romp; it's an amplified plunge into the eternal battle between humans and vampires, this time, with a new breed of super-vampires in the mix.