Georgiana (Keira Knightley), the Duchess of Devonshire, is as famous as much for her extravagant tastes and appetite for gambling as she is for her beauty and charisma. Already caught in a love triangle with her husband (Ralph Fiennes) and his mistress (Hayley Atwell), Georgiana's unquenchable search for love leads her into the arms of Earl Gray (Dominic Cooper), an ambitious young politician. When the Duke discovers Georgiana's affair, the conflict turns bitter and threatens to erupt into scandal. Directed by Saul Dibb. With Charlotte Rampling. Categories: Drama, History. Year: 2008.
Keira Knightley in The Duchess
A romantic drama based on the life of poet Dylan Thomas, it stars Matthew Rhys as the hard-drinking poet and Keira Knightley and Sienna Miller as the women who compete for his love. Knightley plays Vera, his first love, whom he left behind years ago. They reconnect when she is a singer in London during World War II. But he is married then to the tempestuous Caitlin (Miller), a free spirit who loves him fiercely. Although they are rivals, the two women form a close friendship. Cillian Murphy plays a soldier who falls in love with Vera. Directed by John Maybury. Categories: Biography, Drama, Romance, War. Year: 2008.
Keira Knightley in The Edge of Love
After witnessing her older sister Cecilia (Keira Knightley) in a compromising situation with Robbie Turner (James McAvoy), the son of the family housekeeper, Briony Tallis (Saoirse Ronan) acts out in jealousy and bears false witness to have the young man arrested for a crime he did not commit. Kept apart by prison and war, the young lovers stay connected through hearts and letters, while Briony (Vanessa Redgrave), now an againg writer, sets out to share their bittersweet story with the world. Directed by Joe Wright. With Romola Garai. Categories: Drama, Romance, War, Based on a Novel. Year: 2007.
Keira Knightley in Atonement
After teaming up to rescue Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) from a deadly sea monster, Elizabeth (Keira Knightley), Will (Orlando Bloom) and Captain Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush) head off with their old friend to face off against Davey Jones (Bill Nighy) and Lord Cutler Beckett (Tom Hollander). Calling the Pirate Lords from the four corners of the globe, including the infamous Sao Feng (Yun-Fat Chow), the buccaneers gather to preserve their way of life and retain control over the seven seas. Directed by Gore Verbinski. With Jack Davenport, Jonathan Pryce, Lee Arenberg and Mackenzie Crook. Categories: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy. Year: 2007.
Keira Knightley in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) is back and this time he must settle a debt with Davey Jones, the monstrous captain of the Flying Dutchman. Unless Jack can figure a way out of the pact, he will be cursed to an afterlife damnation in the service of Jones. To make matters worse, Jack's newest problem interrupts the wedding of Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) and Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley), who once again find themselves thrust into one of Jack's high-seas adventures. Directed by Gore Verbinski. Categories: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy. Year: 2006.
Keira Knightley in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Domino Harvey (Keira Knightley) is a former Ford model who leaves the fashion world behind for the gritty, hardcore life of a bounty hunter. She gets her first taste of adrenaline by smooth taking her way out of a stand-off with a roomful of gang members. From then on, Domino is hooked to the guns, the blood and the violence. Through the years of hard work and even harder living, Ed Mosely (Mickey Rourke) and Choco (Edgar Ramirez), her mentor and his longtime partner become her family. Directed by Tony Scott. With Delroy Lindo, Mo'Nique, Macy Gray and Christopher Walken. Categories: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2005
Keira Knightley in Domino
Jack (Adrien Brody), a soldier who was shot in the head by a child in Iraq, returns to America suffering from bouts of amnesia. He is wrongly accused of killing a cop and thrown into a mental hospital. He meets a young woman (Keira Knightley) who believes in his innocence, but she can't influence the doctors (Kris Kristofferson and Jennifer Jason Leigh). If he can find a woman he met just before the killing, she can provide him with an alibi. Directed by John Maybury. Categories: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2005.
Keira Knightley in The Jacket
Mrs. Bennet (Brenda Blethyn) has always raised her five daughters to be aware of the importance of marrying a wealthy husband to secure their futures. But, the situation becomes desperate when the family learns that if Mr. Bennet (Donald Sutherland) dies before one of his daughters marries, their estate will be handed over to a distant cousin. Luckily, wealthy bachelor Mr. Bingley (Simon Woods) and his friend Mr. Darcy (Matthew Macfadyen) arrive in town to spend the summer, bringing with them a sense of hope. But, while the shy, beautiful Jane (Rosamund Pike) quickly falls in love with Mr. Bingley, independent, strong-willed Lizzie (Keira Knightley) finds Mr. Darcy snobbish and swears to loathe him forever. Directed by Joe Wright. With Jena Malone, Tom Hollander and Judi Dench. Categories: Drama, Romance, Based on a Novel. Year: 2005.
Keira Knightley in Pride & Prejudice
Arthur (Clive Owen) is a reluctant leader, who wishes only to leave Britain and return to the peace and stability of Rome. Before he can leave, he is ordered to perform one final mission with his Knights of the Round Table. With the courageous Guinevere (Keira Knightley) by his side, Arthur will have to find the strength within himself to change the course of history. Directed by Antoine Fuqua. With Ioan Gruffudd. Categories: Action, Adventure, Drama, War. Year: 2004.
Keira Knightley in King Arthur
Captain Jack Sparrow's (Johnny Depp) ship, the Black Pearl, is stolen by his nemesis, Captain Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush), and then used to kidnap Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley), the Governor's beautiful daughter. After a chance meeting, Jack joins forces with Elizabeth's childhood friend, Will Turner (Orlando Bloom), and the pair hijack the HMS Interceptor in an attempt to rescue Elizabeth and recapture the Black Pearl. Directed by Gore Verbinski. With Jack Davenport and Jonathan Pryce. Categories: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy. Year: 2003.
Keira Knightley in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl