LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 14: Actress Chloe Grace Moretz poses during the AwesomenessTV special fan screening of "The 5th Wave" at Pacific Theatre at The Grove January 14, 2016 in Los Angeles California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Chloë Grace Moretz has had an amazing career thus far, and there’s no sign of it slowing down anytime soon. We’ve compiled a list of her ten most popular movies, so you can get to know her better and see why she’s one of the most in-demand actors of our time. From young adult dramas to horror films, these are all titles that Chloë gracefully played her part in. Be sure to check them out!
1. Hugo (2011)
Hugo is a 2011 American romantic drama film directed and co-written by Martin Scorsese. The film stars Chloë Grace Moretz as Angie, a young girl who takes night classes to become an artist, and Ben Kingsley as her teacher, Hugo DeMain.
The film was shot in London and the surrounding areas in March 2010. It premiered at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival in May before being released in the United States on November 25, 2011.
Hugo received critical acclaim for its direction, screenplay, and acting; it has been nominated for several awards, including Best Picture at the 76th Academy Awards.
2. The Equalizer (2014)
“The Equalizer” is a 2014 American action thriller film directed by Edward Zwick and written by Richard Wenk. It stars Denzel Washington as Robert McCall, a retired CIA agent who becomes the anonymous vigilante “The Equalizer,” taking on violent criminals in New York City.
In Philadelphia, McCall defends young mother Angela Chase from her abusive husband, Terry Mathis (Chloë Grace Moretz), after she shoots and wounds him with his gun in self-defense. McCall reveals himself to her and offers to help her escape Mathis. The pair goes into hiding together, and McCall begins tracking down Mathis’ associates to exact revenge for Chase’s wounding.
Meanwhile, McCall’s ex-wife has become the head of the FBI’s elite task force investigating the deaths of several people connected to McCall; she believes he is still working for the CIA and threatens his safety.
Mathis finally catches up with McCall at an abandoned building in Queens but is killed by him before he can reveal their whereabouts to anyone. In the end, it is revealed that Chase had been pregnant with McCall’s child at the time of her shooting; she had aborted it because she did not want to be tied down by a criminal like Mathis.
The Equalizer received mixed reviews from critics
3. Let Me In (2010)
In Let Me In, Chloë Grace Moretz starred as a young girl who moves into a new house with her parents (Keegan-Michael Key and Juliette Lewis) and brother. She soon discovers that the house is haunted by animal-like creatures that she calls “monsters.” The monsters start to terrorize her and her family, so she decides to enlist the help of a professional exorcist (John Gallagher Jr.) to rid the house of its demon threat.
Though it didn’t achieve commercial success at the time, Let Me In has since developed a cult following thanks to its well-written script, excellent acting by all involved, and chilling scares. If you’re looking for an eerie thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end, this is a movie you should check out.
4. Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)
Clouds of Sils Maria is a very dark and emotional movie about the life and death of an aging actor. Chloë Grace Moretz stars as Juliette Binoche’s daughter, who travels to Paris to take care of her while Binoche is filming a new movie.
While in Paris, Juliette meets Daniel (Mark Ruffalo), an American actor who has just finished filming a play in the city. The two start to fall for each other, but their families complicate their relationship. Juliette is still married to the father of her children, and Daniel is still married to his first wife.
The story follows their struggles as they navigate these complicated relationships, culminating in a shocking scene where Juliette discovers that her mother has died for years.
Clouds of Sils Maria is an exquisitely written and directed film that will leave you feeling deep emotions. It’s catching!
5. If I Stay (2014)
If I Stay a heart-wrenching drama about a young girl’s decision to fight for her life after her cancer diagnosis.
Chloë Grace Moretz stars as Mia, a high school student facing the unthinkable: her leukemia has returned, and there’s no cure this time. With the help of her supportive friends, Mia decides to make the most of every day before she dies. She spends her time writing letters to herself that she hopes will be read after she’s gone.
Meanwhile, Mia’s romantic interest (Adam Scott) decides to stay in touch with her despite knowing that anything he does could hasten her death. As Mia spends more and more time living in the present, Adam starts to doubt whether he should keep trying to connect with her.
The film culminates with a heartbreaking decision by Mia whether or not to take a potentially lifesaving drug that may also shorten her life by weeks or months. In the end, it’s not only Mia’s life at stake, but so is the relationship between herself and Adam.
If I Stay an emotionally powerful movie that will leave you deeply affected. It is directed by Ritesh Batra and stars Chloë Grace Moretz, Adam Scott, Milla Jovovich, and Emily VanCamp
6. Brain on Fire (2016)
Brain on Fire is a movie about a young woman named Susie who suffers from Tourette’s syndrome and epilepsy. She becomes convinced that God has chosen her to lead a crusade against the demons that are plaguing the world.
Susie begins to gain followers, but her quest leads her into dangerous territory. Along the way, she clashes with those who believe in traditional religious doctrines, and she must fight for her life against powerful enemies who will do anything to stop her.
Brain on Fire is an excellent movie featuring Chloë Grace Moretz’s strong acting. It’s an adrenaline-pumping thriller that will keep you on edge until the end. If you’re looking for an interesting new movie, give this one a try!
7. The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)
The Miseducation of Cameron Post is a drama about a young woman who is sent to a corrective school after becoming pregnant due to her relationship with an older man.
Chloë Grace Moretz stars as Cameron Post, a high school student who falls in love with an older man (Emma Roberts) and gets pregnant. She decides to keep the baby and enters a controversial program called “the miseducation of Cameron Post” to make the child legitimate. Through this process, she learns about her abilities, identity, and body – all while struggling to hold on to what little is left of her identity.
The Miseducation of Cameron Post received mixed reviews from critics but was generally well-received by moviegoers. It was praised for its performance by Chloë Grace Moretz and exploration of LGBT issues.
8. Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
Chloë Grace Moretz plays Hit-Girl in the 2013 movie Kick-Ass 2. The film is set several years after the first movie, and Hit-Girl has become a well-known vigilante, brutalizing villains and stopping crime wherever she finds it.
In this sequel, Hit-Girl teams up with Kick-Ass (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) to take on a new villain named Red Mist (Christopher Mintz-Plasse). Together, they fight through New York City, dodging obstacles and enemies.
The movie generally received positive reviews from critics, with many praising its humor and action scenes. It was particularly well received by young adults who found its violence entertaining. Although not as successful as the original movie, Kick-Ass 2 still managed to bring in a total of $158 million worldwide.
9. Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs (2019)
Chloë Grace Moretz stars in the movie Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs, based on the classic story of Charles Perrault.
When Chloë’s Christian mother dies, she goes to live with her father in a small town in Maine. There, she meets a group of dwarfs who teach her how to be a proper lady. One day, Chloë is invited to the king’s palace as part of his court and is given a pair of red shoes to wear. The shoes transform her into a beautiful princess, and she can finally fulfill her dream of becoming queen.
The film is already enjoying high ratings and has been praised for its charming story and talented cast.
10. Greta (2018)
Greta is a spellbinding story about two women forced to confront their deepest fears when a serial killer terrorizes their small town. Chloë Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore star as sisters who team up with the local police department to track down the killer.
This intense, suspenseful thriller is directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner and features some striking performances from its cast. Moretz proves to be an excellent actress, portraying her character with sensitivity and complexity. Moore gives a riveting performance as the killer’s mother, and it’s clear why she’s one of the most acclaimed actresses in Hollywood today.
If you’re looking for a movie that will keep you on the edge of your seat all the way through, Greta is worth checking out!