Starting her career at the early age of six, Chloë Grace Moretz has spent her career entertaining us in some of the best films from past decade. The young star has quickly become Hollywood’s It Girl. It is Chloë’s performance in superhero movie Kick-Ass, that received her critical acclaim and put her on the radar as an actress to watch out for. With more successful movies and acting roles under her belt since Kick-Ass, Chloe continues to shine bright in Hollywood.
To mark the release of her latest film, THE ADDAMS FAMILY (in UK cinemas 25th October), we’re taking a look at her best performances on and off the big screen.
Chloë Grace Moretz as the voice of Wednesday Addams
After a brief hiatus from acting, Chloë Grace Moretz starred in the film GRETA directed by Neil Jordan, telling the story of a young woman who becomes friends with a lonely widow. As the film develops we see how things take a turn for the worse as the widow weirdly becomes obsessed with the young woman.
In the film adaption of Mark Millar’s comic book KICK ASS, an average New York teenager with no special powers fights crime in the city wearing a superhero costume. The film also features Big Daddy and Hit Girl played by Chloe Grace Moritz who are a crime-fighting father-daughter duo working to defeat local mobster Frank D’Amico.
THE EQUALIZER stars Denzel Washington as its lead and tells the story of McCall, a man who has worked hard to turn his life around and put his past behind him. McCall meets Teri played by Chloe Grace Moretz, who is being controlled by a group of Russian mobsters. McCall can’t stand by and do nothing so decides to help Teri. The film was a box office smash, grossing more than $192 million worldwide with a budget of $55 million.
In the remake of the horror film classic CARRIE, Chloe Grace Moretz takes the lead portraying Carrie a shy girl who doesn’t fit in with her peers and lives with an over bearing religious mother played Julianne Moore. Carrie unleashes terror on her hometown after being tormented and pushed to the edge during her high school prom. The film received mixed reviews when released and on review aggregator Rotten tomatoes reported a 50% approval rating.
Based on the gothic television soap opera of the same name, DARK SHADOWS is a fantasy horror comedy film starring Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter and Chloe Grace Moretz. The film follows Barnabas played by Johnny Depp who seems to have the world at his feet, this is until he breaks the heart of Angelique played by Eva Green. The film did not perform so well in the United States but did well in foreign markets. Many critics have praised the film for being able to successfully translate the mood of the original soap opera.
Let Me In
In her breakthrough role, Chloe Grace Moretz plays a twelve-year-old vampire named Abby In the American-British romantic horror film LET ME IN. Abby is the neighbour to twelve-year-old Owen who is often bullied by his classmates and neglected by his parents on the verge of a divorce. The two connect and form a bond that is explored in the movie. It’s when Abby goes in search for her father that Owen begins to suspect that she could be hiding something from him.
The Addams Family
The beloved kooky clan, THE ADDAMS FAMILY are back on the screen with the first ever animated film adaptation which stars Chloë Grace Moretz as Wednesday Addams. Chloë’s take on the iconic character is sure to win over new fans who aren’t familiar with Wednesday’s wacky ways.