As one of Hollywood’s most talented actresses, Amanda Seyfried is known for her sweet demeanor and endearing roles. She mostly plays for romantic comedies but over the years, she has proven how well-rounded and versatile she is as a performer.
Not only is she an award-winning actress (a recipient of Best Actress Award in a Supporting Role and an Oscar nominee, too) but also a singer who can belt tunes especially for musicals. Below is a list of her most popular films for fans who want to explore her filmography.
Her role, Karen Smith, is part of the school’s most famous clique known as The Plastics. She is remembered as the not-so-smart member of the group. Her mind seems to work slower than usual yet despite this flaw, Karen is the nicest of the three. She believes that she has psychic powers and that her breasts can detect if it is going to rain.
Seyfried portrayed Cosette in this live-action adaptation of the classic Victor Hugo novel of the same title. She plays as the illegitimate daughter of Fantine. This musical film showcased her vocal prowess alongside cast members such as Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Samantha Barks, and Russell Crowe.
One of the best musical films out there, Mamma Mia! is your go-to summer romance movie if you’re also a fan of ABBA. Amanda Seyfriend played as Sophie, the daughter who invites her three dads to her wedding on the sunny Greek island of Skopelos. Meryl Streep played as Sophie’s mother and the one who owns the inn.
Letters To Juliet
Set in the sunny city of Verona, Italy, Letters to Juliet is a tribute to Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet story. Sophie is a New Yorker who works as a fact-checker. As she travels to Europe for her honeymoon, she meets a bunch of ladies known as Juliet’s secretary. She joins the team and soon finds a fifty-year-old letter stuck in the wall of Juliet’s balcony.
Red Riding Hood
A darker remake of the classic children’s fairytale, Red Riding Hood is not your average fantasy film. The movie contains a lot of gore, violence, and sexual undertones. Amanda Seyfried portrays the role of Valerie, the daughter of a man suspected as a werewolf. This ‘werewolf’ allegedly kills the people in their village and they are hunting him down.
This movie adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ novel is a tearjerker that will leave the audience feeling a tug at their heartstrings. The actress plays the character of Savannah, a student who falls in love with John, a soldier. The distance tested their relationship after John got deployed and their only mode of communication is through handwritten letters.
In this erotic thriller movie, Seyfriend portrays an escort named Chloe. A wife named Catherine hired her to test her husband’s loyalty. Instead, Chloe falls in love with the wife and forms an intimate relationship with her. This film was considered as Seyfried’s breakout role which catapulted her to stardom.