Blake Lively is one of the most beautiful and charming actresses in the film industry. The American actress started her career with the 1998 film Sandman, in which she played the role of Trixie, the Tooth Fairy. But Lively’s breakthrough role came in the hit CW series Gossip Girl in which she played the role of the “it girl” Serena van der Woodsen. So, if you also like Lively’s performances here are the 10 best movies and shows starring Blake Lively you should watch.
10. Accepted (HBO Max)
Synopsis: From the producer of Bruce Almighty and Liar Liar comes a whole new school of thought: Accepted. When every college turns him down, Bartleby “B” Gaines decides to make one up. Welcome to the South Harmon Institute of Technology, where the students teach the classes, the dean lives in a trailer in the back, and Bartleby’s on the way to scoring with the girl of his dreams.
9. Savages (Netflix)
Synopsis: Three-time Oscar®-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone brings to life this ferocious, sexy epic. In a glittering California beach town, two best friends’ innovative marijuana business has come to the attention of the ruthless Mexican Baja Cartel. As a seemingly unwinnable war unfolds around them, they’re forced to take part in a savage battle of wills to save the girl they both love. Starring Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, Aaron Johnson, John Travolta, Benicio del Toro and Salma Hayek.
8. The Age of Adaline (Netflix)
Synopsis: After miraculously remaining 29 years old for almost eight decades, Adaline Bowman (Blake Lively) has lived a solitary existence, never allowing herself to get close to anyone who might reveal her secret. But a chance encounter with charismatic philanthropist Ellis Jones (Michiel Huisman) reignites her passion for life and romance. When a weekend with his parents (Harrison Ford and Kathy Baker) threatens to uncover the truth, Adaline makes a decision that will change her life forever.
7. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (HBO Max)
Synopsis: With unraveled embroidery and fraying hems, the Pants are back for another glorious summer that four now college-aged friends will never forget in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2. Lena (Alexis Bledl–“Gilmore Girls”) immerses herself in her painting and an intoxicating summer fling, fearing that the moment she forgets about Kostos will be the moment she sees him again. Carmen (America Ferrara–“Ugly Betty”) falls under the spell of a sophisticated college friend for whom a theatrical role means everything and the heritage of the Pants means nothing. Bridget (Blake Lively–“Gossip Girl”) joins a dig for an ancient city on the coast of Turkey and discovers that her archaeology professor is available in every way except one. And Tibby (Amber Tamblyn–“Joan of Arcadia”) leaves behind someone she loves, wrongly believing he will stay where she has left him. Based on Ann Brashare’s novel Forever in Blue.
6. Café Society (Prime Video)
Synopsis: Set in the 1930s, Woody Allen’s bittersweet romance CAFÉ SOCIETY follows Bronx-born Bobby Dorfman (Jesse Eisenberg) to Hollywood, where he falls in love, and back to New York, where he is swept up in the vibrant world of high society nightclub life. With CAFÉ SOCIETY, Woody Allen conjures up a 1930s world that has passed to tell a deeply romantic tale of dreams that never die.
5. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (HBO Max)
Synopsis: Meet Tibby, Bridget, Lena and Carmen. As the summer before their 16th birthdays approaches, these four best friends with diverse family backgrounds and personalities hatch a plan to stay connected despite being separated for the entire season. The girls pass around a pair of secondhand jeans that, magically, look wonderful on all of them despite their different sizes, with each teen keeping the pants for two weeks. Over the summer, the pants come to represent the girls’ mutual support of one another. But the jeans also lead each teenager into bruising yet ultimately healing confrontations with love and courage, death and forgiveness, in the days of The Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants.
4. The Town (Hulu)
Synopsis: Academy Award® winner Ben Affleck writes, directs and stars in this crime drama/romance. Based on the novel The Prince of Thieves by Chuck Hogan, Affleck’s film follows a career criminal (Affleck) who finds himself romantically involved with the manager of a bank (Rebecca Hall) he held up. A high-stakes love triangle develops when an equally infatuated FBI agent (Mad Men’s Jon Hamm) arrives in the pursuit of justice. Stolen cash and a stolen heart lead to a relationship that could destroy this prince of thieves.
3. The Shallows (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: In the taut thriller, when Nancy (Blake Lively) is surfing on a secluded beach, she finds herself on the feeding ground of a great white shark. Though she is stranded only 200 yards from shore, survival proves to be the ultimate test of wills, requiring all of Nancy’s ingenuity, resourcefulness, and fortitude.
2. Gossip Girl (HBO Max)
Synopsis: Based on the best-selling series of young-adult novels by Cecily von Ziegesar and executive produced by Josh Schwartz (“Chuck,” “The O.C.”) & Stephanie Savage (“The O.C.”), “Gossip Girl” is a one-hour drama based on the lives of privileged Manhattan prep school teens. The students first learn that Serena van der Woodsen, once the Upper East Side’s most notorious party girl, is back in town the way they learn all the important news in their lives: from the blog of the all-knowing albeit ultra-secretive Gossip Girl.
1. A Simple Favor (Prime Video)
Synopsis: A SIMPLE FAVOR, directed by Paul Feig, centers around Stephanie (Anna Kendrick), a mommy vlogger who seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily’s (Blake Lively) sudden disappearance from their small town. Stephanie is joined by Emily’s husband Sean (Henry Golding) in this stylish thriller filled with twists and betrayals, secrets and revelations, love and loyalty, murder and revenge.