Happy Birthday Scarlett Johansson: Five movies other than Avengers she is famed for

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Actress Scarlett Johansson
Actress Scarlett Johansson

New Delhi : Scarlett Johansson is best known as a 'Black Widow' from the Marvel cinema in the Hollywood universe, but she has also received fame for some of the brilliant performances in the movies other than the Avengers series.

The actress has turned a year older on November 22 and to celebrate the day we present you her five amazing performances in the movies which do not belong to the Avengers Universe.

The Horse Whisperer (1998): Though mostly recognised as being a Robert Redford film, the film starred Johansson as a young Grace MacLean whose trauma from an accident she met along with her horse Pilgrim forms the basis of the drama. Scarlett played the character of the young girl in the movie.

Lost in Translation (2003): In the romantic-comedy she starred opposite Bill Murray; in the movie, Murray essays an ageing actor Bob Harris, who helps Charlotte (Scarlett Johansson) at a hotel in Tokyo. 

Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003): A romantic-drama starring the actress, the film was about Griet. Giret was a servant in the house of Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer (Colin Firth) in the 17th century.

Lucy (2014): The science fiction film that was directed by Luc Besson saw Scarlett portray a woman, who gains psychokinetic abilities after a drug is injected into her bloodstream. The film traces her journey as she disintegrates from being a human to a supercomputer.

Jojo Rabbit (2019): The 2019 American satire saw the titular character, a supporter of Hitler, find out his mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a Jewish girl (Thomasin McKenzie) in their attic. The film follows the youngster as he questions his beliefs and what happens as the war progresses.