Directed by Joe Wright, this movie is based on the classic novel by Jane Austen, and features Knightley as the headstrong and independent Elizabeth Bennet.

Pride and Prejudice (2005) 

The film follows the relationship between Knightley's character, Cecilia Tallis, and her lover Robbie Turner in the years leading up to World War II.

Atonement (2007)

The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) is a Pirates of the Caribbean installment featuring Elizabeth Swann, the governor's daughter.

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

Knightley plays Joan Clarke, a brilliant mathematician who cracks the Enigma code with Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch).

The Imitation Game (2014)

Directed by Joe Wright, this film is an adaptation of the classic Russian novel by Leo Tolstoy, with Knightley as the titular character.

Anna Karenina (2012)

This feel-good comedy-drama features Knightley as the sporty and outspoken Jules Paxton, alongside Parminder Nagra as her teammate and friend.

Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

Based on the novel by Kazuo Ishiguro, this haunting sci-fi drama explores themes of love, mortality, and identity, with Knightley as one of the three main characters.

Never Let Me Go (2010)

This romantic drama is loosely based on the life of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, with Knightley as his lover, Vera Phillips.

The Edge of Love (2008)

This holiday classic features an ensemble cast, with Knightley as one of the interconnected characters in a series of love stories.

Love Actually (2003)

In this biographical drama, Knightley portrays the French author, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, exploring themes of gender and creativity in Belle Epoque Paris.

Colette (2018)