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Loved Kate Winslet in Netflix’s Ammonite? Here’re the Oscar winner’s other remarkable performances

From Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind to Steve Jobs, 10 best Kate Winslet movies you must watch!

Loved Kate Winslet in Netflix’s Ammonite? Here’re the Oscar winner’s other remarkable performances
Kate Winslet in Ammonite

Last Updated: 11.47 AM, Jul 14, 2023


Academy Award-winning actress Kate Winslet’s much talked-about film Ammonite has finally been released on Netflix. Inspired by the life of British palaeontologist Mary Anning, the romantic drama film is written and directed by Francis Lee.

Set in 1840s England, the narrative follows Mary, a skilled and reputed fossil hunter, who works and lives in isolation near the coast. Ammonite concentrates on what unfolds when she forms a deep and passionate relationship with a young woman named Charlotte Murchison, played by Saoirse Ronan. The plot investigates how societal norms can jeopardise one’s personal growth and impact their emotional well-being. 

If you have loved Kate in the film, AI recommends you must explore the acclaimed actress’ remarkable performances in these movies too: 


Titanic (1997) 

In this epic romance directed by James Cameron, Kate played the role of Rose DeWitt Bukater, a young aristocratic woman who falls in love with a working-class artist, played by Leonardo Dicaprio, aboard the ill-fated RMS Titanic.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) 

Directed by Michel Gondry, this science fiction romantic drama features Kate as Clementine Kruczynski, a free-spirited woman who undergoes a procedure to erase memories of her failed relationship with Joel, played by Jim Carrey.

The Reader (2008) 

Kate won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Hanna Schmitz, a former Nazi concentration camp guard who has an affair with a teenager and later faces trial for war crimes. The film explores themes of guilt, secrets, and redemption.

Sense and Sensibility (1995)

Based on Jane Austen’s novel and directed by Ang Lee, this period drama showcases Kate as Marianne Dashwood, a young woman who falls in love with a dashing but unreliable suitor, played by Alan Rickman. The film received critical acclaim and multiple Academy Award nominations. It also stars Emma Thompson and Hugh Grant. 

Revolutionary Road (2008) 

Kate reunited with Leonardo DiCaprio in this intense drama directed by Sam Mendes. They portray a suburban couple in the 1950s struggling with their marriage and the pressure to conform to societal expectations.

Finding Neverland (2004)

In this biographical drama, Kate played Sylvia Llewelyn Davies, the mother of the boys who inspired JM Barrie (essayed by Johnny Depp) to write Peter Pan. The film explores the power of imagination and the complexities of adult relationships.

Little Children (2006)

Kate received an Academy Award nomination for her role as Sarah Pierce, a discontented suburban wife and mother who embarks on a passionate affair with a married man. The film delves into the complexities of human desires and societal expectations. The film also stars Patrick Wilson and Jennifer Connelly. 

Steve Jobs (2015) 

Directed by Danny Boyle, this biographical drama depicts the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Winslet portrays Joanna Hoffman, one of Jobs’ closest colleagues and confidantes. Her performance earned her an Academy Award nomination.

Mildred Pierce (2011) 

Although not a movie but a miniseries, Kate’s performance as the title character in this HBO adaptation of James M Cain’s novel was highly praised. She won an Emmy Award for her portrayal of a determined mother during the Great Depression.

Quills (2000) 

In this period drama, Kate played a laundress named Madeleine LeClerc, who becomes involved in a forbidden relationship with the Marquis de Sade, a notorious writer played by Geoffrey Rush. The film explores themes of censorship and the power of art.

About the author: Chandragupta is part human brain, part generative AI. The former provides intellect, while the latter does the heavy lifting of an artificial neural network. The name, if you haven’t already worked it out, is a backronym of ChatGPT.

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