AnnaSophia Robb

AnnaSophia Robb (born December 8, 1993) is an American film and television actress. She gained prominence in 2005 with starring roles in Because of Winn-Dixie and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and subsequently starred in the 2007 film Bridge to Terabithia and the 2009 film Race to Witch Mountain, alongside with the 2011 film Soul Surfer. After starring in a commercial for McDonald's, Robb made her acting debut in 2004; she had a small role in the episode "Number One Fan" of the television series Drake & Josh (her character informs Josh that the group only joined the Campfire Kids so they could hang out with their friends and eat free food). Her first major role was as the title character in the television special Samantha: An American Girl Holiday. Her hair was dyed dark brown for the part. Robb's two big-screen appearances in 2005 were both adaptations of popular children's books. She starred as Opal in Because of Winn-Dixie and as the competitive and rude gum-chewer Violet Beauregarde in Tim Burton's remake of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The latter was a major box office success worldwide, and helped escalate Robb's popularity among preteen audiences. She became friends with many of her co-stars, including Julia Winter and Missi Pyle (who played her on-screen mother, Scarlett), and enjoyed working with Johnny Depp. She requested that the scene of Violet hugging Wonka in the factory's entrance hall be included in the film. In 2005, Robb was the face of ...

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The Way Way Back (2013)

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Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nat Faxon  •  Jim Rash
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Toni Collette  •  Allison Janney  •  Sam Rockwell

Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nat Faxon  •  Jim Rash
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Toni Collette  •  Allison Janney  •  Sam Rockwell

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

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A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Freddie Highmore  •  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Julia Winter

A young boy wins a tour through the most magnificent chocolate factory in the world, led by the world's most unusual candy maker.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Freddie Highmore  •  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Julia Winter

Jumper (2008)

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David Rice is a man who knows no boundaries, a Jumper, born with the uncanny ability to teleport instantly to anywhere on Earth. When he discovers others like himself, David is thrust into a dangerous and bloodthirsty war while being hunted by a sinister and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug Liman
CAST:  Hayden Christensen  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Rachel Bilson  •  Jamie Bell

David Rice is a man who knows no boundaries, a Jumper, born with the uncanny ability to teleport instantly to anywhere on Earth. When he discovers others like himself, David is thrust into a dangerous and bloodthirsty war while being hunted by a sinister and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug Liman
CAST:  Hayden Christensen  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Rachel Bilson  •  Jamie Bell

The Reaping (2007)

Katherine Morrissey, a former Christian missionary, lost her faith after the tragic deaths of her family. Now she applies her expertise to debunking religious phenomena. When a series of biblical plagues overrun a small town, Katherine arrives to prove that a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Hopkins
CAST:  Hilary Swank  •  David Morrissey  •  Idris Elba  •  AnnaSophia Robb

Katherine Morrissey, a former Christian missionary, lost her faith after the tragic deaths of her family. Now she applies her expertise to debunking religious phenomena. When a series of biblical plagues overrun a small town, Katherine arrives to prove that a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Hopkins
CAST:  Hilary Swank  •  David Morrissey  •  Idris Elba  •  AnnaSophia Robb

Soul Surfer (2011)

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The true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean McNamara
CAST:  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Helen Hunt  •  Carrie Underwood

The true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean McNamara
CAST:  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Helen Hunt  •  Carrie Underwood

The Space Between (2011)

Montine McLeod, a world-weary flight attendant, and Omar Hassan, a prematurely wise 10-year-old Pakastani-American boy connect with one another amidst the chaos of September 11, 2001. When Montine discovers the boy's direct personal link to the terrorist attacks, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Travis Fine
CAST:  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Melissa Leo  •  Anthony Keyvan  •  Brad William Henke

Montine McLeod, a world-weary flight attendant, and Omar Hassan, a prematurely wise 10-year-old Pakastani-American boy connect with one another amidst the chaos of September 11, 2001. When Montine discovers the boy's direct personal link to the terrorist attacks, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Travis Fine
CAST:  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Melissa Leo  •  Anthony Keyvan  •  Brad William Henke

Khumba (2013)

A half-striped zebra is blamed for the drought and leaves his herd in search of his missing stripes. He is joined on his quest by an overprotective wildebeest and a flamboyant ostrich; they defeat the tyrannical leopard and save his herd.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Silverston
CAST:  Jake T. Austin  •  Liam Neeson  •  Steve Buscemi  •  AnnaSophia Robb

A half-striped zebra is blamed for the drought and leaves his herd in search of his missing stripes. He is joined on his quest by an overprotective wildebeest and a flamboyant ostrich; they defeat the tyrannical leopard and save his herd.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Silverston
CAST:  Jake T. Austin  •  Liam Neeson  •  Steve Buscemi  •  AnnaSophia Robb

Spy School (2008)

Spy School is the story of a twelve year old boy known for telling tall tales who overhears a plot to kidnap the President's daughter. When he goes public with his story, no one believes him, and he is forced to save her on his own.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Blutman
CAST:  Forrest Landis  •  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Rider Strong  •  Lea Thompson

Spy School is the story of a twelve year old boy known for telling tall tales who overhears a plot to kidnap the President's daughter. When he goes public with his story, no one believes him, and he is forced to save her on his own.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Blutman
CAST:  Forrest Landis  •  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Rider Strong  •  Lea Thompson

Race to Witch Mountain (2009)

A taxi driver gets more than he bargained for when he picks up two teen runaways. Not only does the pair possess supernatural powers, but they're also trying desperately to escape people who have made them their targets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Fickman
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Alexander Ludwig  •  Carla Gugino

A taxi driver gets more than he bargained for when he picks up two teen runaways. Not only does the pair possess supernatural powers, but they're also trying desperately to escape people who have made them their targets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Fickman
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Alexander Ludwig  •  Carla Gugino

Jack of the Red Hearts (2016)

A teenage con artist tricks a desperate mother into hiring her as a live-in companion for her autistic daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Janet Grillo
CAST:  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Famke Janssen  •  Scott Cohen  •  Drena De Niro

A teenage con artist tricks a desperate mother into hiring her as a live-in companion for her autistic daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Janet Grillo
CAST:  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Famke Janssen  •  Scott Cohen  •  Drena De Niro

Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)

A girl, abandoned by her mother when she was three, moves to a small town in Florida with her father. There, she adopts an orphaned dog she names Winn-Dixie. The bond between the girl and her special companion brings together the people in a small Florida town and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wayne Wang
CAST:  Jeff Daniels  •  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Cicely Tyson  •  Eva Marie Saint

A girl, abandoned by her mother when she was three, moves to a small town in Florida with her father. There, she adopts an orphaned dog she names Winn-Dixie. The bond between the girl and her special companion brings together the people in a small Florida town and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wayne Wang
CAST:  Jeff Daniels  •  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Cicely Tyson  •  Eva Marie Saint

Samantha: An American Girl Holiday (2004)

Kindhearted Samantha Parkington's world starts to change the day Nellie O'Malley walks into her life. Nellie, her father, and her two little sisters have moved in next door to be servants for the Ryland family. Though they come from completely different backgrounds ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nadia Tass
CAST:  Mia Farrow  •  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Olivia Ballantyne  •  Kelsey Lewis

Kindhearted Samantha Parkington's world starts to change the day Nellie O'Malley walks into her life. Nellie, her father, and her two little sisters have moved in next door to be servants for the Ryland family. Though they come from completely different backgrounds ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nadia Tass
CAST:  Mia Farrow  •  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Olivia Ballantyne  •  Kelsey Lewis

Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

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Jesse Aarons trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school, so he's very upset when newcomer Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and other differences, including that she's rich, he's poor, and she's a city girl, he's a country boy, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gábor Csupó
CAST:  Josh Hutcherson  •  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Zooey Deschanel  •  Kate Butler

Jesse Aarons trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school, so he's very upset when newcomer Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and other differences, including that she's rich, he's poor, and she's a city girl, he's a country boy, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gábor Csupó
CAST:  Josh Hutcherson  •  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Zooey Deschanel  •  Kate Butler

Have Dreams, Will Travel (2007)

West Texas, in the 1960's. A tale of two 12-year-olds who embark on an adventure to find new parents in order to escape their unhappy and emotionally unsatisfying family life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Isaacs
CAST:  Cayden Boyd  •  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Val Kilmer  •  Heather Graham

West Texas, in the 1960's. A tale of two 12-year-olds who embark on an adventure to find new parents in order to escape their unhappy and emotionally unsatisfying family life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Isaacs
CAST:  Cayden Boyd  •  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Val Kilmer  •  Heather Graham

The Crash (2017)

In the not so distant future, a team of white collar criminals are enlisted by the Federal government to thwart a cyber-attack that threatens to bankrupt the United States of America.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aram Rappaport
CAST:  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Dianna Agron  •  Mary McCormack  •  Ed Westwick

In the not so distant future, a team of white collar criminals are enlisted by the Federal government to thwart a cyber-attack that threatens to bankrupt the United States of America.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aram Rappaport
CAST:  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Dianna Agron  •  Mary McCormack  •  Ed Westwick

Sofia Coppola's Little Mermaid (2014)

A comedic-spoof of Sofia Coppola's 'The Little Mermaid'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Bishop  •  Justin Nijm
CAST:  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Evan Peters  •  Masami Kosaka  •  Juzo Yoshida

A comedic-spoof of Sofia Coppola's 'The Little Mermaid'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Bishop  •  Justin Nijm
CAST:  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Evan Peters  •  Masami Kosaka  •  Juzo Yoshida

Sleepwalking (2008)

When her boyfriend is arrested for marijuana possession, Joleen Reedy and her 11-year-old daughter, Tara, take refuge with Joleen's aimless brother, James. Joleen soon runs off with a truck driver, and James is unable to meet his responsibilities. After Child ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Maher
CAST:  Nick Stahl  •  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Charlize Theron  •  Woody Harrelson

When her boyfriend is arrested for marijuana possession, Joleen Reedy and her 11-year-old daughter, Tara, take refuge with Joleen's aimless brother, James. Joleen soon runs off with a truck driver, and James is unable to meet his responsibilities. After Child ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Maher
CAST:  Nick Stahl  •  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Charlize Theron  •  Woody Harrelson

Freak Show (2018)

The story of teenager Billy Bloom who, despite attending an ultra conservative high school, makes the decision to run for homecoming queen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Trudie Styler
CAST:  Alex Lawther  •  Ian Nelson  •  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Celia Weston

The story of teenager Billy Bloom who, despite attending an ultra conservative high school, makes the decision to run for homecoming queen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Trudie Styler
CAST:  Alex Lawther  •  Ian Nelson  •  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Celia Weston

Just Like Beauty

A dark comedy set in a dystopic future in which young Edie Stein enters a beauty pageant in order to please her mother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandra-Therese Keining
CAST:  AnnaSophia Robb

A dark comedy set in a dystopic future in which young Edie Stein enters a beauty pageant in order to please her mother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandra-Therese Keining
CAST:  AnnaSophia Robb

Down a Dark Hall (2018)

Kit, a troubled girl, is sent to the exclusive Blackwood boarding school, where she discovers that only four other female students have been admitted to learn the four pillars of knowledge under the ominous wing of the mysterious headmistress Madame Duret.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo Cortés
CAST:  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Uma Thurman  •  Isabelle Fuhrman  •  Victoria Moroles

Kit, a troubled girl, is sent to the exclusive Blackwood boarding school, where she discovers that only four other female students have been admitted to learn the four pillars of knowledge under the ominous wing of the mysterious headmistress Madame Duret.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rodrigo Cortés
CAST:  AnnaSophia Robb  •  Uma Thurman  •  Isabelle Fuhrman  •  Victoria Moroles
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