Our little princess is all grown up, and it all seemed to happen in the blink of an eye. In 2001, Anne Hathaway played Mia Thermopolis in The Princess Diaries and forever became our teenage self's dream alter ego.
Soon after becoming a household name with The Princess Diaries, Hathaway starred in this 2004 fantasy romantic comedy. Roger Ebert, the renowned Chicago Sun-Times critic, praised the flick as "the best family film so far this year."
Starring as Lureen Twist in the neo-Western romantic drama, Hathaway contributed to the success of this box office hit for her spot-on portrayal of a pampered, aggressive cowgirl.
"Can you please spell Gabbana?" As a fashion legend's personal assistant, Hathaway's character Andy Sachs keeps up with the impossible demands of her high-strung boss, Miranda Priestly, played by Meryl Streep.
The biographical romantic drama depicts the love between English author Jane Austen and Thomas Langlois Lefroy. For her portrayal of the classic author, the Brooklyn native was nominated Best Actress in the British Independent Film Awards.
In this action comedy, Hathaway plays Agent 99, a field operative for the top secret American intelligence agency, CONTROL. Co-starring with celebrity actors like Steve Carrel and Dwayne Johnson, the film grossed a total of $230.7 million worldwide.
As a recovering drug addict, the actress's character Kym Buchman must prepare for her sister's wedding while coping with past trauma. The film was an undeniable success, and Hathaway was met with endless praise and accolades for her work, including winning Best Actress at the 14th Critic's Choice Awards.
Winning the 2009 Teen Choice Awards for Choice Comedy Movie Actress, the brunette actress plays Emma Allen, who must plan her wedding on the same day as her best friend's.
Playing the role of a phone sex operator, the actress helped catapult the chick flick to the number one spot in the box office during its opening weekend.
Curiouser and curiouser! The fantasy film grossed over a billion dollars at the box office and is currently the 32nd-highest-grossing film in history. Hathaway acted as the White Queen and won Best Supporting Actress at the 2010 Scream Awards.
Co-starring with Jake Gyllenhaal in this romantic drama comedy, Hathaway was awarded Best Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy at the 2010 Satellite Awards for her portrayal of a patient with early onset Parkinson's disease.
In the 2011 animated adventure-comedy, the 35-year-old star voices Jewel, a Spix's macaw from Rio de Janeiro, that eventually falls for Blu, a male Spix's macaw, voiced by Jesse Eisenberg.
In this British-American romance, Hathaway stars as a writer and school teacher who falls in love with a TV host over the span of 18 years.
Considered "the best Catwoman ever" by Vanity Fair, the actress trained for the role through extensive martial arts practice. She won Best Supporting Actress at the Saturn Awards and the Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Actress Action.
Picking up her first Oscar for her portrayal of a tortured prostitute, Hathaway fully immersed herself in the role of Fantine by cutting her hair, losing weight and researching the experience of prostitutes. She received widespread praise and several other awards, including a BAFTA, Critic's Choice and Golden Globe.
As a scientist for NASA, Hathaway co-stars with Matthew McConaughey in this science fiction film about a group of astronauts searching for a new home for humanity.
In this comedy-drama, the Oscar-nominated actress plays the role of CEO of an e-commerce fashion startup who mentors 70-year-old intern Ben Whittaker, played by Robert De Niro. The film grossed $194.6 million against a net production budget of $35 million.
Breaking from her more traditional roles, the actress stars in this 2016 science fiction black comedy about a writer who unintentionally causes a giant monster to run rampant. After finding herself in "a little bit of an artistic no man's land," Hathaway decided to read the script and take on the role, according to an interview with The A.V. Club.
As an air-headed celebrity and co-host of the Met Gala, Hathaway's character Daphne Kluger wears a $150 million Cartier necklace that a team of criminal women hope to steal. Ocean's 8 was released in early June and has currently grossed $238.1 million worldwide.