Though Rachel McAdams hasn’t yet won Oscar, still, films with this actress in the starring role are very emotional and thought provoking. Mostly she plays positive characters and it is difficult to imagine this woman in the negative role.
Rachel McAdams was born in London, Canada. Since early childhood the actress showed interest to figure skating and acting. She didn’t miss any school performance and constantly played the main roles. In 2001 Rachel graduated from Central Elgin Collegiate Institute. When Rachel was a student she constantly filmed in experimental student featurettes. As well as the other actresses Rachel started acting career from small roles but very soon she was offered the role in the movie ‘Mean Girls’. Thanks to this role the audience got acquainted with such a talented actress as Rachel McAdams. It was a good start for her career in Hollywood.
In this article we have selected the best Rachel’s McAdams films for you to know what films are really worth seeing. During her short career Rachel managed to work with the most famous Hollywood actors and frequently received positive comments from the critics.
The first role which was a breakthrough in the career of this actress was the part of Ellison in the drama film The Notebook. This is a love story which touches the soul of every person. Rachel plays the main role and she did it greatly. The majority of critic comments were positive and this movie was included into the list of the best romantic-drama films of all time. By the way she worked together with Ryan Gosling and after the shooting the duo started dating. Their relations lasted two years.
The next film which deserves attention is ‘About Time’. It is a fantastic drama released in 2010. Rachel also was offered one of the main roles. The main plot of the movie is about time travel and romantic relationships.
The role in the film ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’ gave the actress more than just popularity. Rachel McAdams worked together with such famous actors as Jude Law, Robert Downey Jr., Jared Harris. It was released in 2011 and was included into the list of the best movies in 2011. The world box office equaled to more than $500 million. This world known story about Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson is always interesting but that particular film is intriguing and cannot leave cold the audience.
Rachel’s McAdams movies are mostly dramas and melodramas. Film ‘The Vow’ also belongs to this genre. The main plot of this film was inspired by a true story. Again Rachel plays the main role of a girl who was in a bad car accident and lost her memory. She forgot her husband and the details of their love story. She became the other person and her husband tried to help her to remember everything.
In 2014 Rachel McAdams shot in the starring role of the film ‘A Most Wanted Man’. This is an espionage thriller film inspired by the novel written by John le Carre. Rachel was offered the role of a lawyer. This film mostly was shot in Germany. The actress’s work was appreciated by the audience.