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ANDPOP’s Lazy Summer: 10 Emma Roberts Movies You Should Totally Re-Watch

Posted on July 19, 2016 by
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Summer is here! Now that you’ve got all this free time on your hands, we here at ANDPOP are committed to filling your empty calendar with endless, binge-worthy TV shows and movies. ANDPOP’s Lazy Summer series is officially in full swing.

We’ve basically grown up with Emma Roberts. We first met the actress in Nickelodeon’s Unfabulous and she’s been gracing our screens — big and small — ever since.

For someone so young, Emma has had quite the career. She’s made her mark in the TV world with American Horror Story and most recently with Scream Queens, thanks to her portrayal of the eccentric — and always fabulous — Chanel Oberlin.

Emma’s filmography is also quite impressive — from kid flicks and teen dramas, to horror movies and indie comedies, the she’s truly done it all. Needless to say, she’s been in MORE than enough great movies for fans to marathon.

Plus, we have some time to kill before we see her on our big screens alongside Dave Franco in Nervewhich we’re pretty sure is going to be the movie of the summer. 

Here are 10 Emma Roberts movies you should totally re-watch:

 

Aquamarine, 2006

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This flick incorporates all of your childhood favourites — the teen mermaid tail (GET IT?!) features Roberts, alongside co-stars Sara Paxton and JoJo. IT’S A PRE-TEEN DREAM!!!

 

It’s Kind Of A Funny Story, 2010

This awesome adaptation of Ned Vizzini’s YA novel of the same name totally does the book justice. It’s Kind Of A Funny Story follows Craig, a depressed teen who checks himself into the hospital after contemplating suicide. Emma plays Noelle, one of Craig’s fellow psychiatric ward patients. Exploring the darker sides of growing up, and educating audiences on mental illness, this dramedy is a much-watch. Oh, and Zach Galifianakis gives an incredible performance in the film as well.

 

Empire State, 2013

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This action-packed crime drama will have you on the edge of your seat. The movie — based on an actual heist that went down in New York — features a killer cast, including Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Liam Hemsworth, Nikki Reed and Entourage‘s Jerry Ferrara.

 

Ashby, 2015

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We highly recommend checking out Ashby if you enjoyed the film adaptation of John Green’s Paper Towns — mostly ’cause Nat Wolff. Emma plays Eloise, the love interest of Nat’s character, Ed. Following the unlikely friendship between two neighbours, the movie tells the story of two lives heading in opposite directions.

 

Adult World, 2014

In this quirky tale Emma plays an aspiring poet who would do anything to make her literary idol her mentor — and works at an adult book store. It also stars Evan Peters. There’s also that. 

 

Celeste & Jesse Forever, 2012

Stop what you’re doing and watch this movie immediately. This beautiful, romantic dramedy follows the separation of Celeste and Jesse — a pair of best friends whose marriage comes to an end. While their relationship remains strong throughout their divorce proceedings, things change when Jesse meets someone new. Emma plays Riley Banks, a pop star Celeste’s media company has just signed. Starring Rashida Jones, Andy Samberg and Elijah Wood, it’ll have you feeling ALL of the things.

 

Palo Alto, 2014

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Based on a collection of short stories written by James Franco, Palo Alto is a stunning teen drama that will captivate you right from the start.

 

Nancy Drew, 2007

Emma takes on the role of role of fictional teen detective Nancy Drew in the 2007 film adaptation. The serious sleuth is on a mission to solve a murder mystery, which resulted in the death movie star Dehlia Draycott — the previous owner of the Drew’s new home. Nostalgia will wash over you as soon as you start watching this kids classic.

 

Scream 4, 2011

In the final instalment of the iconic slasher series, Emma plays Jill — Sidney Prescott’s cousin — and Ghostface’s new target. Scream 4 reunites the original cast of the first film — David Arquette, Neve Campbell and Courtney Cox.

 

We’re The Millers, 2013

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One of our favourite comedies ever, We’re The Millers will have you howling in no time.

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