Galadriel in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Charlotte Gray in Charlotte Gray (2001)
Petal in The Shipping News (2001)
Philippa in Heaven (2002)
Galadriel in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Veronica Guerin in Veronica Guerin (2003)
Cate in Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)
Magdalena Gilkeson in The Missing (2003)
Galadriel in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Jane Winslett-Richardson in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator (2004)
Tracy in Little Fish (2005)
Susan in Babel (2006)
Lena Brandt in The Good German (2006)
Sheba Hart in Notes on a Scandal (2006)
Jude in I'm Not There. (2007)
Queen Elizabeth I in Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
Irina Spalko in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Daisy in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Marion Loxley in Robin Hood (2010)
Marissa Wiegler in Hanna (2011)
Galadriel in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Jasmine in Blue Jasmine (2013)
Dore Strauch in The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (2013)
Galadriel in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Claire Simone in The Monuments Men (2014)
Valka in How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
Galadriel in The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
Nancy in Knight of Cups (2015)
Stepmother in Cinderella (2015)
Carol Aird in Carol (2015)
Mary Mapes in Truth (2015)
Kaa in Jungle Book: Origins (2017)
Valka in How to Train Your Dragon 3 (2017)
"The role in Ragnarok came completely out of the blue. And it’s a gift because the thing that I said to myself this year is that I’m gonna get fit."
"I’m super, super excited about it. I’ve only done action a couple of times, so it feels like… a departure is too strong a word, but it certainly seems like a change for me. So, I am looking forward to getting really fit, and wearing lycra, and hoping to earn a bit of street cred from my kids. I can’t wait."
"She’s a little bit cross. She’s been locked away for millennia getting more and more cross, and then, with a mistake, she gets unleashed and she ain’t getting back in that box."
"There’s so much untapped potential villainy in women. It’s really exciting. I think finally it’s beginning to be acknowledged that women and men want to see a diverse array of characters, and that’s race, gender across the sexual spectrum."
"Yeah. She’s able to manifest weapons. Her headdress can be weapons. She can manifest weapons out of different parts of her body. I won’t tell you which — I’ll leave that hanging."