Emily Browning

Emily Jane Browning (born 7 December 1988) is an Australian actress and singer. Browning made her film debut in the Australian television film The Echo of Thunder; subsequently, she played recurring roles in the Australian television shows Blue Heelers and Something in the Air. Her breakthrough role was in the 2002 horror film Ghost Ship, which introduced her to a wider audience. In 2005, Browning won the Australian Film Institute International Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Violet Baudelaire in the film Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004). Browning is also known for her roles in the horror film The Uninvited (2009), the action film Sucker Punch (2011), and the independent drama Sleeping Beauty (2011). She was named the Breakthrough Performer of The Year by Hamptons International Film Festival in 2011 for her role in Sleeping Beauty. Her other films include The Host (2013), Pompeii (2014) and Legend (2015). She is currently starring as Laura Moon on American Gods. Description above from the Wikipedia article Emily Browning, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Ghost Ship (2002)

After discovering a passenger ship missing since 1962 floating adrift on the Bering Sea, salvagers claim the vessel as their own. Once they begin towing the ghost ship towards harbor, a series of bizarre occurrences happen and the group becomes trapped inside the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Beck
CAST:  Gabriel Byrne  •  Julianna Margulies  •  Desmond Harrington  •  Ron Eldard

After discovering a passenger ship missing since 1962 floating adrift on the Bering Sea, salvagers claim the vessel as their own. Once they begin towing the ghost ship towards harbor, a series of bizarre occurrences happen and the group becomes trapped inside the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Beck
CAST:  Gabriel Byrne  •  Julianna Margulies  •  Desmond Harrington  •  Ron Eldard

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

TragicDarkAdventurousFantastical

Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Silberling
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Meryl Streep  •  Jude Law  •  Emily Browning

Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Silberling
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Meryl Streep  •  Jude Law  •  Emily Browning

Ned Kelly (2003)

Action-packedEpicFast pacedGripping

After getting threatened by Kelly's friends and family, Constable Fitzpatrick places the blame on Ned Kelly and exaggerates what happened. With the biggest ever award available, Kelly and his gang set into the wild, to remain hidden from everyone who seeks them. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregor Jordan
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Naomi Watts

After getting threatened by Kelly's friends and family, Constable Fitzpatrick places the blame on Ned Kelly and exaggerates what happened. With the biggest ever award available, Kelly and his gang set into the wild, to remain hidden from everyone who seeks them. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregor Jordan
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Orlando Bloom  •  Geoffrey Rush  •  Naomi Watts

Darkness Falls (2003)

A vengeful spirit has taken the form of the Tooth Fairy to exact vengeance on the town that lynched her 150 years earlier. Her only opposition is the only child, now grown up, who has survived her before.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Liebesman
CAST:  Chaney Kley  •  Emma Caulfield  •  Lee Cormie  •  Grant Piro

A vengeful spirit has taken the form of the Tooth Fairy to exact vengeance on the town that lynched her 150 years earlier. Her only opposition is the only child, now grown up, who has survived her before.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Liebesman
CAST:  Chaney Kley  •  Emma Caulfield  •  Lee Cormie  •  Grant Piro

The Man Who Sued God (2001)

A lawyer becomes a fisherman from frustration. When his one piece of property, his boat, is struck by lightning and destroyed he is denied insurance money because it was “an act of God”. He re-registers as a lawyer and sues the insurance company and, as God’s ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Joffe
CAST:  Billy Connolly  •  Judy Davis  •  Colin Friels  •  Bille Brown

A lawyer becomes a fisherman from frustration. When his one piece of property, his boat, is struck by lightning and destroyed he is denied insurance money because it was “an act of God”. He re-registers as a lawyer and sues the insurance company and, as God’s ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Joffe
CAST:  Billy Connolly  •  Judy Davis  •  Colin Friels  •  Bille Brown

Stranded (2006)

How long does it take before the abnormal seems normal? Death, love and family values are all up for re-negotiation in this dark and unusual black comedy about a girl trying to start a new life for herself after the loss of her mother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart McDonald
CAST:  Emma Lung  •  Emily Browning  •  Robert Morgan  •  David Hoflin

How long does it take before the abnormal seems normal? Death, love and family values are all up for re-negotiation in this dark and unusual black comedy about a girl trying to start a new life for herself after the loss of her mother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart McDonald
CAST:  Emma Lung  •  Emily Browning  •  Robert Morgan  •  David Hoflin

Sleeping Beauty (2011)

A haunting erotic fairytale about Lucy, a young University student drawn into a mysterious hidden world of beauty and desire.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julia Leigh
CAST:  Emily Browning  •  Rachael Blake  •  Ewen Leslie  •  Mirrah Foulkes

A haunting erotic fairytale about Lucy, a young University student drawn into a mysterious hidden world of beauty and desire.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julia Leigh
CAST:  Emily Browning  •  Rachael Blake  •  Ewen Leslie  •  Mirrah Foulkes

Plush (2013)

IntenseBrilliantComplexThrilling

A young singer/songwriter, despite being married, becomes involved with her new guitarist, who she soon discovers has a dark past and may be a danger to her and those close to her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Catherine Hardwicke
CAST:  Emily Browning  •  Xavier Samuel  •  Cam Gigandet  •  Dawn Olivieri

A young singer/songwriter, despite being married, becomes involved with her new guitarist, who she soon discovers has a dark past and may be a danger to her and those close to her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Catherine Hardwicke
CAST:  Emily Browning  •  Xavier Samuel  •  Cam Gigandet  •  Dawn Olivieri

Pompeii (2014)

EpicIntenseRomanticTragic

In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a torrent of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Kit Harington  •  Carrie-Anne Moss  •  Emily Browning  •  Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a torrent of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul W. S. Anderson
CAST:  Kit Harington  •  Carrie-Anne Moss  •  Emily Browning  •  Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Summer in February (2013)

The Newlyn School of artists flourished at the beginning of the 20th Century and the film focuses on the wild and bohemian Lamorna Group, which included Alfred Munnings and Laura and Harold Knight. The incendiary anti-Modernist Munnings, now regarded as one of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Menaul
CAST:  Dominic Cooper  •  Emily Browning  •  Dan Stevens  •  Hattie Morahan

The Newlyn School of artists flourished at the beginning of the 20th Century and the film focuses on the wild and bohemian Lamorna Group, which included Alfred Munnings and Laura and Harold Knight. The incendiary anti-Modernist Munnings, now regarded as one of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Menaul
CAST:  Dominic Cooper  •  Emily Browning  •  Dan Stevens  •  Hattie Morahan

Magic Magic (2013)

In remote Chile, a vacationing young woman begins to mentally unravel; meanwhile, her friends ignore her claim until it's too late.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sebastián Silva
CAST:  Michael Cera  •  Juno Temple  •  Emily Browning  •  Catalina Sandino Moreno

In remote Chile, a vacationing young woman begins to mentally unravel; meanwhile, her friends ignore her claim until it's too late.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sebastián Silva
CAST:  Michael Cera  •  Juno Temple  •  Emily Browning  •  Catalina Sandino Moreno

God Help the Girl (2014)

Eve is a catastrophe—low on self-esteem but high on fantasy, especially when it comes to music. Over the course of one Glasgow summer, she meets two similarly rootless souls: posh Cass and fastidious James, and together they form a group.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Murdoch
CAST:  Emily Browning  •  Olly Alexander  •  Hannah Murray  •  Pierre Boulanger

Eve is a catastrophe—low on self-esteem but high on fantasy, especially when it comes to music. Over the course of one Glasgow summer, she meets two similarly rootless souls: posh Cass and fastidious James, and together they form a group.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Murdoch
CAST:  Emily Browning  •  Olly Alexander  •  Hannah Murray  •  Pierre Boulanger

The Host (2013)

Futuristic

A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free humans.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Niccol
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Diane Kruger  •  Jake Abel  •  William Hurt

A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free humans.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Niccol
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Diane Kruger  •  Jake Abel  •  William Hurt

Sucker Punch (2011)

Mind blowingBrilliantThought provokingViolent

A young girl is institutionalized by her abusive stepfather. Retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, she envisions a plan which will help her escape from the mental facility.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Emily Browning  •  Abbie Cornish  •  Jena Malone  •  Vanessa Hudgens

A young girl is institutionalized by her abusive stepfather. Retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, she envisions a plan which will help her escape from the mental facility.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Emily Browning  •  Abbie Cornish  •  Jena Malone  •  Vanessa Hudgens

The Uninvited (2009)

Anna returns home after spending time in a psychiatric facility following her mother's tragic death and discovers that her mother's former nurse, Rachel, has moved into their house and become engaged to her father. Soon after she learns this shocking news, Anna is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Guard  •  Thomas Guard
CAST:  Emily Browning  •  Arielle Kebbel  •  David Strathairn  •  Elizabeth Banks

Anna returns home after spending time in a psychiatric facility following her mother's tragic death and discovers that her mother's former nurse, Rachel, has moved into their house and become engaged to her father. Soon after she learns this shocking news, Anna is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Guard  •  Thomas Guard
CAST:  Emily Browning  •  Arielle Kebbel  •  David Strathairn  •  Elizabeth Banks

Legend (2015)

Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running nightclubs and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Helgeland
CAST:  Tom Hardy  •  Emily Browning  •  Taron Egerton  •  David Thewlis

Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running nightclubs and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Helgeland
CAST:  Tom Hardy  •  Emily Browning  •  Taron Egerton  •  David Thewlis

Shangri-La Suite (2016)

Karen and Jack met in a mental hospital and fell in love. They set out to follow what Jack thinks is his destiny: killing Elvis Presley.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eddie O'Keefe
CAST:  Luke Grimes  •  Emily Browning  •  Ashley Greene  •  Avan Jogia

Karen and Jack met in a mental hospital and fell in love. They set out to follow what Jack thinks is his destiny: killing Elvis Presley.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eddie O'Keefe
CAST:  Luke Grimes  •  Emily Browning  •  Ashley Greene  •  Avan Jogia

Golden Exits (2018)

An intersectional narrative of two families in Brooklyn and the unraveling of unspoken unhappiness that occurs when a young foreign girl spending time abroad upsets the balance on both sides.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Ross Perry
CAST:  Emily Browning  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  Adam Horovitz  •  Lily Rabe

An intersectional narrative of two families in Brooklyn and the unraveling of unspoken unhappiness that occurs when a young foreign girl spending time abroad upsets the balance on both sides.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Ross Perry
CAST:  Emily Browning  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  Adam Horovitz  •  Lily Rabe

The Echo of Thunder (1998)

Scenic settings in Australia enhance this Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation, a simple yet engaging tale about a teenage girl's adjustment to a new family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Wincer
CAST:  Judy Davis  •  Jamey Sheridan  •  Lauren Hewitt  •  Ernie Dingo

Scenic settings in Australia enhance this Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation, a simple yet engaging tale about a teenage girl's adjustment to a new family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Wincer
CAST:  Judy Davis  •  Jamey Sheridan  •  Lauren Hewitt  •  Ernie Dingo

Monica

When an estranged transgender woman journeys home to visit her dying mother, she reconnects to her past and ultimately to herself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrea Pallaoro
CAST:  Trace Lysette  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Adriana Barraza  •  Joshua Close

When an estranged transgender woman journeys home to visit her dying mother, she reconnects to her past and ultimately to herself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrea Pallaoro
CAST:  Trace Lysette  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Adriana Barraza  •  Joshua Close