Alicia Vikander An Academy Award winning actor has proved his versatility with every film he does. He has a lot of imagination, and he knows how to adapt to every character he plays. Vikander’s work has spanned a variety of genres, including science-fiction, romance, and action/adventure. Recently, the actress plays the Lady in the popular movie, The Green Knight. It has also been announced that Vikander will reprise her role of Lara Croft in Tomb Raider 2. Most recently, of course, Vikander shared an update about the sequel, saying that she and the film’s writer/director Misha Green are discussing the project extensively. Although not widely known at the moment, for Looper, Tomb Raider 2 looking to dive into the beloved scene.
Vikander was born in Gothenburg, Sweden and started acting at a young age. She has appeared in many productions and on Swedish television, while still studying ballet. Vikander made her feature film debut in the Swedish film, Clean, and continues to appear in films around the world. After playing Alex Garland Ex-Machina, Vikander received critical acclaim from audiences and critics alike, and became an A-list actor. Let’s dive into his best movies, handpicked.
9 The grave
Alicia Vikander stars in Uthaug’s Roar The grave based on the video game series of the same name. The actress has big shoes to fill, after Anjelina Jolie’s work in previous films. Although the film was not well received by the critics, Vikander gave a good performance and proved that she can lead a film.
8 Anna Karenina
Joe Wright Anna Karenina adapted from Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel of the same name. The film follows the romantic relationships and personal turmoil of the titular Anna Karenina (Keira Knightley). Vikander takes on the supporting role of Princess Ekaterina and is a real steal. The movie is, overall, a great adaptation of the story filled with beautiful cinematography and set designs.
7 Jason Bourne
Paul Greengrass wrote and directed this addition to the popular series Jason Bourne franchise. Matt Damon returns as a skilled assassin and Vikander plays a CIA cyber-security director trying to track down Bourne. The film is a solid action film and one of the best in the series. Greengrass proves once again that he is a great filmmaker with his unique and beautiful vision.
Fire Gives you an in-depth look at the world of fine dining, after the return of a shy chef Alex Jones (Bradley Cooper). The movie isn’t great, but Cooper gives a great performance and the movie has a lot of heart. Vikander plays Jones’ love interest and is his teacher’s daughter. Even though he is only in the movie for one scene, you can see his presence in the movie.
5 The Man From UnCLE
Acclaimed filmmaker Guy Ritchie wrote and directed this adaptation of the popular television series of the same name. The Man From UnCLE a high-octane spy thriller follows a CIA agent and a KGB operative on a mission to prevent a nuclear disaster. Vikander plays a British spy named Gaby Teller, and she creates a charismatic character with deep depth. The film is an interesting look at the world of tourism.
4 The Light in the Middle of the Sea
Famous filmmaker Derek Cianfrance tells the story of a man, played by Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander, who takes in an abandoned child and must deal with the consequences. Rachel Weisz plays the child’s birth mother who enters the couple’s life. The Light in the Middle of the Sea a heartbreaking and dramatic story filled with love and tragedy. Fassbender and Vikander give excellent performances, and their chemistry is even better.
3 The Danish Girl
Vikander took home the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Tom Hooper The Danish Girl. Vikander plays the supportive wife of Einar Wegener, after he decides to change his wife in 1926. It’s a heartbreaking story, and Redmayne and Vikander are amazing from start to finish. Hooper used her filmmaking talent to tell an important story about transgender people.
2 Blue Bayou
Justin Chon wrote, directed, and starred in the film Blue Bayou follows a Korean-American man who struggles to provide for his family after suffering police brutality. Vikander plays his caring and supportive wife who struggles with the racial abuse her husband inflicts. Chon proved his mettle as a filmmaker and both Chon and Vikander gave excellent performances full of chemistry.
1 Ex Machina
Alex Garland takes us into the world of artificial intelligence with his award-winning film, Ex Machina. Vikander plays an AI named Ava who begins a relationship with Caleb (Domhnall Gleeson) during the Turing experiments. Vikander gives an excellent performance as Ava who is a tough and tough character. Oscar Issac plays his genius character who quickly becomes the main antagonist of the film. There are many twists and turns that you can choose to reach the end.