In her breakout role, Anne played lanky and awkward Mia, a San Francisco high school student who is told by her estranged grandmother that she is the only living heir to the royal throne of Genovia.
Lesson Learned: Regardless of what has transpired in the past, family comes first. Always.
Anne Hathaway plays Andy Sachs, a college grad fresh out of Northwestern University who moves to NYC and lands the magazine job "a million girls would kill for" — the junior personal assistant to Miranda Priestly, the cruel and crazy editor in chief of Runway magazine.
Lesson Learned: No matter how incredible an opportunity may be, you deserve some dignity and a good life.
Lesson Learned: Our actions affect everyone around us. But regardless of how terrible things may appear, there is always hope.
Lesson Learned: Nothing can come between you and your best girl. Even a picture-perfect wedding at the Plaza hotel.
Anne played a spot-on version of the kind and lovely White Queen in Alice in Wonderland.
Lesson Learned: No matter how bleak a situation may appear, at the end of the convoluted day, a good attitude will always triumph over a Negative Nancy.
In the latest and last of Christopher Nolan's Batman series, Anne plays Selina Kyle, also known as Catwoman. She's a mysterious and ruthless cat burglar with a sharp tongue and sex appeal to boot.
Lesson Learned: People aren't always what they appear to be, and even the most hardened criminals may be capable of a change of heart.