Shows And Movies Starring Elle Fanning!

We’ve rounded up a list of shows and movies starring Elle Fanning you need to watch, including The Great and The Girl From Plainville!

The Great

Elle Fanning stars as Catherine the Great, the longest-reigning female ruler of Russia, in The Great. Elle does a fantastic job of telling the story of Catherine as she marries Emperor Peter III and then plans to kill her husband. The first and second seasons of the series are available to stream on Hulu!


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All The Bright Places

Based on the novel of the same name, All The Bright Places is a heartbreaking movie about Violet and Finch, two high schoolers with their own struggles who begin to bond as they work on a school project together. Elle, who plays Violet, brings so much to this role and it’s a movie that everyone should watch. You can find this movie on Netflix.


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Elle Fanning is also a princess! In 2014, Disney released Maleficent, a live-action movie that gave a unique spin to the Sleeping Beauty movie that we all love. Elle brings life to the character of Aurora, and we love her in that role. Maleficent, as well as its sequel, can be watched on Disney+.

Teen Spirit

In the movie Teen Spirit, Elle plays yet again a teenager named Violet. Though this time, she is a shy singer who is hoping to escape her hometown in order to follow her dreams. The movie follows her as she enters a singing competition to make her dreams a reality. You can stream Teen Spirit on Hulu.


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The Girl From Plainville

Elle’s latest project has been The Girl From Plainville. The series tells the true story of Michelle Carter, who is played by Elle, and the “texting-suicide” case. Carter’s relationship with Conrad Roy III as well as her role in his death is explored in this brand new drama. The Girl From Plainville is available on Hulu!


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Justina Ibarra is a senior at Biola University, majoring in Studio Arts with a concentration in graphic design.