Despite his young age, Timothée Chalamet has already become one of the most talked about and acclaimed actors of his generation. From playing Elio in Call Me By Your Name to starring in Lady Bird and Beautiful Boy, Chalamet has grown in popularity and artistic proficiency over the years. Here’s a look at some of the best movies featuring Timothée Chalamet and how they showcase his impressive talents.

Call Me By Your Name

One of Timothée Chalamet’s most significant roles has been as Elio in the 2017 romantic drama Call Me By Your Name. Elio is a 17-year old student from Italy in the summer of 1983 and his father is a professor of archaeology who brings home a graduate student, Oliver. Elio develops a passionate but ill-fated love affair with Oliver in this beautiful coming of age story. The protagonists struggle to accept the restrictions of their time and culture, which only adds to the tension and drama of the film.

The film earned tremendous praise, bagging an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay (and an Academy Award nomination for Timothée Chalamet for Best Actor).

Lady Bird

In 2018, Chalamet starred in the critically acclaimed coming-of-age comedy-drama ‘Lady Bird’. In the movie, he plays Kyle, a thoughtful musician who wins Lady Bird’s heart, despite her struggles with anxiety and her conflicted relationship with her disapproving mother. Lady Bird is all about love, growth and rebellion, with a lot of humour to spice up the experience. Timothée Chalamet puts in a remarkable performance as the enigmatic Kyle, giving us a touching peek into his vulnerable side. His Oscar-nominated performance in Lady Bird further cemented his place as an artist to watch out for.

Beautiful Boy

In 2019, Chalamet starred in the drama film Beautiful Boy as Nic Sheff, a young adult battling many demons throughout his life as he attempts to fight his addiction to drugs. The film, which was based on a true story, explores his and his father’s struggles to understand his addiction and help him through recovery. It gives us a heart-wrenching and intimate look into the brave battle that drug addiction can be. Chalamet gives an award-winning performance as Sheff, showcasing the desperation and despair of fighting such an incessant battle, yet also conveying the hope that a successful recovery is possible.

Other Top Movies from Timothée Chalamet

Apart from the three blockbuster titles above, here is a few list of other movies of Timothée Chalamet:

  1. Interstellar (2014): Chalamet starred in this science fiction drama portraying the role of a young son who makes a difficult decision.

  2. The King (2019): In this movie, Chalamet plays the titular role of King Henry V of England, who struggles to gain control over his kingdom as he daunts outside forces.

  3. Hot Summer Nights (2017): A romance drama set in the summer of 1991, Chalamet plays the role of a rebellious teen with a streak of bad luck.

  4. Hostiles (2017): In this western-drama, Chalamet stars as a colonel escorting a prisoner and during the journey, makes some unexpected friendships.

  5. Little Women (2019): This coming-of-age drama follows the lives of four sisters during the bleak times of the American Civil War. Timothée Chalamet stars as the sisters’ neighbor and romantic interest.

Timothée Chalamet is an actor that still largely remains an enigma. His diverse roles have made it nearly impossible to decipher a pattern, but there are already a few films that have cemented his place as one of the brightest and most talented actors of the time. His intense emotion and raw talent are easily seen in the five movies mentioned above. Each of them will melt your hearts and make you appreciate the kind of artistry that Chalamet is capable of.

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