Blake Lively

Blake Ellender Lively (born August 25, 1987) is an American actress, model, and director. Born in Los Angeles, Lively is the daughter of actor Ernie Lively, and made her professional debut in his directorial project Sandman (1998). She starred as Bridget Vreeland in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005) alongside its sequel The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008) to commercial success. She appeared opposite Justin Long in the comedy Accepted (2006), and gained recognition for portraying Serena van der Woodsen in the CW drama television series Gossip Girl (2007–2012).

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Accepted (2006)

FunnyInspiringCharmingClever

A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Pink
CAST:  Justin Long  •  Jonah Hill  •  Adam Herschman  •  Columbus Short

A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Pink
CAST:  Justin Long  •  Jonah Hill  •  Adam Herschman  •  Columbus Short

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)

InspiringEnjoyableFunReal

Four best friends (Tibby, Lena, Carmen & Bridget) who buy a mysterious pair of pants that fits each of them, despite their differing sizes, and makes whoever wears them feel fabulous. When faced with the prospect of spending their first summer apart, the pals ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Kwapis
CAST:  Amber Tamblyn  •  Alexis Bledel  •  America Ferrera  •  Blake Lively

Four best friends (Tibby, Lena, Carmen & Bridget) who buy a mysterious pair of pants that fits each of them, despite their differing sizes, and makes whoever wears them feel fabulous. When faced with the prospect of spending their first summer apart, the pals ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Kwapis
CAST:  Amber Tamblyn  •  Alexis Bledel  •  America Ferrera  •  Blake Lively

Green Lantern (2011)

For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has sworn to keep intergalactic order. Each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Ryan Reynolds  •  Blake Lively  •  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Tim Robbins

For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has sworn to keep intergalactic order. Each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Ryan Reynolds  •  Blake Lively  •  Peter Sarsgaard  •  Tim Robbins

Simon Says (2007)

Five college friends choose to spend their vacation debauching at the riverside. They find the perfect place to camp out, but end up crossing paths with twin brothers, Simon and Stanley. The twins then begins to knock off the campers in some extremely creative (and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Dear
CAST:  Crispin Glover  •  Margo Harshman  •  Greg Cipes  •  Kelly Vitz

Five college friends choose to spend their vacation debauching at the riverside. They find the perfect place to camp out, but end up crossing paths with twin brothers, Simon and Stanley. The twins then begins to knock off the campers in some extremely creative (and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Dear
CAST:  Crispin Glover  •  Margo Harshman  •  Greg Cipes  •  Kelly Vitz

Hick (2011)

IntenseCharmingAdventurous

A pistol-packing teen meets an unstable rebel and a cocaine-snorting drifter as she hitchhikes her way out West.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Derick Martini
CAST:  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Blake Lively  •  Eddie Redmayne  •  Alec Baldwin

A pistol-packing teen meets an unstable rebel and a cocaine-snorting drifter as she hitchhikes her way out West.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Derick Martini
CAST:  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Blake Lively  •  Eddie Redmayne  •  Alec Baldwin

Savages (2012)

Action-packedSuspensefulViolentDark

Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Blake Lively  •  Taylor Kitsch  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Benicio del Toro

Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Blake Lively  •  Taylor Kitsch  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Benicio del Toro

The Town (2010)

Action-packedSuspensefulViolentThought provoking

Doug MacRay is a longtime thief, who, smarter than the rest of his crew, is looking for his chance to exit the game. When a bank job leads to the group kidnapping an attractive branch manager, he takes on the role of monitoring her – but their burgeoning ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Affleck
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Rebecca Hall  •  Jeremy Renner  •  Jon Hamm

Doug MacRay is a longtime thief, who, smarter than the rest of his crew, is looking for his chance to exit the game. When a bank job leads to the group kidnapping an attractive branch manager, he takes on the role of monitoring her – but their burgeoning ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Affleck
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Rebecca Hall  •  Jeremy Renner  •  Jon Hamm

The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)

After her much older husband forces a move to a suburban retirement community, Pippa Lee engages in a period of reflection and finds herself heading toward a quiet nervous breakdown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rebecca Miller
CAST:  Robin Wright  •  Alan Arkin  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Julianne Moore

After her much older husband forces a move to a suburban retirement community, Pippa Lee engages in a period of reflection and finds herself heading toward a quiet nervous breakdown.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rebecca Miller
CAST:  Robin Wright  •  Alan Arkin  •  Keanu Reeves  •  Julianne Moore

New York, I Love You (2008)

New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, into Tribeca, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Natalie Portman  •  Brett Ratner  •  Shunji Iwai  •  Yvan Attal  •  Shekhar Kapur  •  Allen Hughes  •  Mira Nair  •  Fatih Akin  •  Joshua Marston  •  Randall Balsmeyer  •  Liu Xin
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Shia LaBeouf  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Christina Ricci

New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, into Tribeca, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Natalie Portman  •  Brett Ratner  •  Shunji Iwai  •  Yvan Attal  •  Shekhar Kapur  •  Allen Hughes  •  Mira Nair  •  Fatih Akin  •  Joshua Marston  •  Randall Balsmeyer  •  Liu Xin
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Shia LaBeouf  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Christina Ricci

The Age of Adaline (2015)

Fantastical

After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets a man who changes her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Toland Krieger
CAST:  Blake Lively  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Harrison Ford  •  Amanda Crew

After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets a man who changes her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Toland Krieger
CAST:  Blake Lively  •  Ellen Burstyn  •  Harrison Ford  •  Amanda Crew

All I See Is You (2017)

DepressingHeartbreakingEmotionalTear-jerker

A blind woman's relationship with her husband changes when she regains her sight and discovers disturbing details about themselves.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Forster
CAST:  Blake Lively  •  Jason Clarke  •  Yvonne Strahovski  •  Danny Huston

A blind woman's relationship with her husband changes when she regains her sight and discovers disturbing details about themselves.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Forster
CAST:  Blake Lively  •  Jason Clarke  •  Yvonne Strahovski  •  Danny Huston

The Shallows (2016)

When Nancy is surfing on a secluded beach, she finds herself on the feeding ground of a great white shark. Though she is stranded only 200 yards from shore, survival proves to be the ultimate test of wills, requiring all of Nancy's ingenuity, resourcefulness, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jaume Collet-Serra
CAST:  Blake Lively  •  Óscar Jaenada  •  Angelo Josue Lozano Corzo  •  José Manuel Trujillo Salas

When Nancy is surfing on a secluded beach, she finds herself on the feeding ground of a great white shark. Though she is stranded only 200 yards from shore, survival proves to be the ultimate test of wills, requiring all of Nancy's ingenuity, resourcefulness, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jaume Collet-Serra
CAST:  Blake Lively  •  Óscar Jaenada  •  Angelo Josue Lozano Corzo  •  José Manuel Trujillo Salas

Café Society (2016)

The story of a young man who arrives in Hollywood during the 1930s hoping to work in the film industry, falls in love, and finds himself swept up in the vibrant café society that defined the spirit of the age.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Kristen Stewart  •  Blake Lively  •  Steve Carell

The story of a young man who arrives in Hollywood during the 1930s hoping to work in the film industry, falls in love, and finds himself swept up in the vibrant café society that defined the spirit of the age.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Kristen Stewart  •  Blake Lively  •  Steve Carell

A Path Appears (2015)

The film follows intrepid reporters Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn and actor/advocates Malin Akerman, Mia Farrow, Ronan Farrow, Jennifer Garner, Regina Hall, Ashley Judd, Blake Lively, Eva Longoria, and Alfre Woodard to Colombia, Haiti, Kenya, and throughout ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maro Chermayeff
CAST:  Malin Åkerman  •  Mia Farrow  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Regina Hall

The film follows intrepid reporters Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn and actor/advocates Malin Akerman, Mia Farrow, Ronan Farrow, Jennifer Garner, Regina Hall, Ashley Judd, Blake Lively, Eva Longoria, and Alfre Woodard to Colombia, Haiti, Kenya, and throughout ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maro Chermayeff
CAST:  Malin Åkerman  •  Mia Farrow  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Regina Hall

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008)

Four young women continue the journey toward adulthood that began with "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants." Now three years later, these lifelong friends embark on separate paths for their first year of college and the summer beyond, but remain in touch by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sanaa Hamri
CAST:  Alexis Bledel  •  Amber Tamblyn  •  America Ferrera  •  Blake Lively

Four young women continue the journey toward adulthood that began with "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants." Now three years later, these lifelong friends embark on separate paths for their first year of college and the summer beyond, but remain in touch by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sanaa Hamri
CAST:  Alexis Bledel  •  Amber Tamblyn  •  America Ferrera  •  Blake Lively

Elvis & Anabelle (2007)

A small-town beauty queen and an unlicensed mortician set out across the Texas plains on a journey of self-discovery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Will Geiger
CAST:  Blake Lively  •  Max Minghella  •  Joe Mantegna  •  Mary Steenburgen

A small-town beauty queen and an unlicensed mortician set out across the Texas plains on a journey of self-discovery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Will Geiger
CAST:  Blake Lively  •  Max Minghella  •  Joe Mantegna  •  Mary Steenburgen

A Simple Favor (2018)

Stephanie, a dedicated mother and popular vlogger, befriends Emily, a mysterious upper-class woman whose son Nicky attends the same school as Miles, Stephanie's son. When Emily asks her to pick Nicky up from school and then disappears, Stephanie undertakes an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Feig
CAST:  Anna Kendrick  •  Blake Lively  •  Henry Golding  •  Andrew Rannells

Stephanie, a dedicated mother and popular vlogger, befriends Emily, a mysterious upper-class woman whose son Nicky attends the same school as Miles, Stephanie's son. When Emily asks her to pick Nicky up from school and then disappears, Stephanie undertakes an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Feig
CAST:  Anna Kendrick  •  Blake Lively  •  Henry Golding  •  Andrew Rannells

The Rhythm Section (2020)

IntenseDarkDepressingDisturbing

When she discovers the plane crash that claimed the lives of her family was no accident, Stephanie Patrick enters the dark, complex world of international espionage seeking vengeance. With nothing left to lose, Stephanie transforms from victim to assassin and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reed Morano
CAST:  Blake Lively  •  Jude Law  •  Sterling K. Brown  •  Ivana Basic

When she discovers the plane crash that claimed the lives of her family was no accident, Stephanie Patrick enters the dark, complex world of international espionage seeking vengeance. With nothing left to lose, Stephanie transforms from victim to assassin and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reed Morano
CAST:  Blake Lively  •  Jude Law  •  Sterling K. Brown  •  Ivana Basic

When You Wish Upon a Pickle: A Sesame Street Special (2018)

In When You Wish Upon a Pickle, a mysterious wish machine appears on Sesame Street and the magical pickle inside starts granting wishes. Before long, the gang learns they need to be careful what they wish for – especially when they find out he’ll only grant one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Jameson
CAST:  Christopher Knowings  •  Suki Lopez  •  Ryan Dillon  •  Peter Linz

In When You Wish Upon a Pickle, a mysterious wish machine appears on Sesame Street and the magical pickle inside starts granting wishes. Before long, the gang learns they need to be careful what they wish for – especially when they find out he’ll only grant one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Jameson
CAST:  Christopher Knowings  •  Suki Lopez  •  Ryan Dillon  •  Peter Linz

A Simple Favor: Gravestone Martinis (2018)

Behind the scenes documentary on the making of the film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Cox
CAST:  Blake Lively  •  Anna Kendrick  •  Paul Feig

Behind the scenes documentary on the making of the film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Cox
CAST:  Blake Lively  •  Anna Kendrick  •  Paul Feig
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