Dakota Fanning Movies and TV Shows


Aditi Narendra

American actress Hannah Dakota Fanning began working in movies at the tender age of five. Although she began by acting in live performances and television advertisements, she eventually turned her attention to commercial movies.

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Dakota Fanning has done modeling work in addition to acting. She started her career as a kid artist and became famous in 2001. Since then, she has had the chance to collaborate with various well-known actors.

Hansel & Gretel(2002)

When Katie (Fanning) struggles to sleep, her father reads her Hansel and Gretel, a beloved Brothers Grimm fairy story (Taylor Momsen).

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The twins run upon a supernatural Sandman (Howie Mandel) and a cunning witch while lost in an enchanted woodland (Lynn Redgrave).

Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat (2003)

When Conrad (Spencer Breslin) and Sally (Fanning) are left alone and at home in the live rendition of Dr. Seuss’s children’s book, the titular Cat (Mike Myers) causes them mild mischief.

Hide and Seek(2005)

In the thriller “Hide and Seek,” David Callaway (Robert De Niro) worries that Emily’s invisible friend, played by Fanning, is beginning to have a very real presence in their home.

Uptown Girls(2003)

Molly (Brittany Murphy), a spoilt heiress, is given a wake-up call in “Uptown Girls” when she is denied access to her father’s land. Molly accepts a job as Ray’s (Fanning) nanny in order to get some money.

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Ray is the spoiled daughter of a record mogul. They discover they share more in mind than they initially assumed as they spend time together.


Seven pals wager on who will be the last to get married in “Tomcats.” The only two unmarried people left after a couple of years are Michael (Jerry O’Connell) and Kyle (Jake Busey), but things get difficult when Kyle gets paired up with a woman whom Michael finds up falling for.

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In the movie, Fanning is credited as “Little Girl in Park.”


In the indie film “Hounddog,” Lewellen (Fanning) uses Elvis Presley’s music to get away from her unhappy background in 1950s Alabama.


Will (Stuart Townsend) and Karen (Charlize Theron) are abducted and kept hostage by a man named Joe Hickey in the suspenseful movie “Trapped” (Kevin Bacon). Hickey demands payment, threatening to take their daughter Abby away if they don’t (Fanning).

Very Good Girls(2014)

Lilly (Fanning) and Gerri (Elizabeth Olsen), best friends who make a summer agreement to lose their virginities before college, are the focus of the drama “Very Good Girls.” But when they both fall for the same artist, their partnership is put in jeopardy (Boyd Holbrook).

Viena and the Fantomes(2020)

The story of “Viena and the Fantomes” concentrates on Viena (Fanning), who transforms into the band’s groupie when they tour the American West. However, as the band’s fame increases, Viena finds herself entangled in a passionate love triangle.

American Pastoral(2016)

The seemingly ideal life of Swede Levov (Ewan McGregor) in the Vietnam War film “American Pastoral” falls apart as his daughter Merry (Fanning) performs a political act of terrorism.


In the movie “Push,” a group of people with superhuman talents, including Nick (Chris Evans), Cassie (Fanning), and Kira (Camilla Belle), battle a covert government program that aims to use their telekinetic abilities as weapons.

The Benefactor(2016)

Newlyweds Olivia (Fanning) and Luke (Theo James) discover that the enigmatic Franny Watts (Richard Gere), a benefactor who feels guilty for the murders of Olivia’s parents, has surrounded their joyful lives.

The Last of Robin Hood(2014)

The drama “The Last of Robin Hood” is based on the true events surrounding the affair between Hollywood superstar Errol Flynn (Kevin Kline) and actress and singer Beverly Aadland (Fanning), as well as the storm of controversy that resulted from it.

The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)

Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) feels lost following her breakup with the vampire Edward Cullen in “The Twilight Saga: New Moon,” which is premised on the Stephenie Meyer book series “Twilight” (Robert Pattinson).In the movie, Fanning played Jane, a powerful member of the Volturi coven whose rule defines Bella and Edward’s fate as a couple.

Every Secret Thing (2015)

“Every Secret Thing,” a psychological thriller based on a book by Laura Lippman, follows Detective Nancy Porter (Elizabeth Banks) as she looks into a case of a missing kid.

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Local teenagers Ronnie (Fanning) and Alice (Danielle Macdonald), who recently got out of juvenile jail, are her top suspects in the kidnapping.

I Am Sam (2001)

In the drama “I Am Sam,” a loving father with an intellectual handicap (Sean Penn) faces losing his child Lucy (Fanning) to a social worker who thinks he is incapable of raising a child. However, renowned lawyer Rita Harrison (Michelle Pfeiffer) quickly accepts his case in an effort to bring the family together.

Sweet Home Alabama(2002)

City slicker Melanie (Reese Witherspoon) heads back to Alabama to file for divorce from boyhood pal Jake (Josh Lucas) so that she can start a fresh life with her new fiancé Andrew in the comedy movie “Sweet Home Alabama” (Patrick Dempsey). Fanning played Melanie’s younger self in the movie.

Man on Fire(2004)

After a wave of kidnappings sweeps through Mexico in “Man on Fire,” former CIA agent John Creasy (Denzel Washington) unwillingly accepts a position as the bodyguard for a small child named Pita Ramos (Fanning).

Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch(2005)

Lilo (Fanning) and her sister Nani (Tia Carrere) live as a happy family with their extraterrestrial Stitch until an unanticipated programming error tosses them for a loop in the follow-up to “Lilo & Stitch” (2002).