ByElle McFarlane, writer at
'There's always someone younger and hungrier coming down the stairs after you.'
Elle McFarlane

From a diabetic daughter trapped in a safe room to a personal shopper who can commune with the dead while being (tastefully!) shot semi nude, has seamlessly become the darling of both the indie and mainstream movie worlds.

Defying early critics who, following the phenomenally popular series wrote her off as a teen-sensation, Kristen is now one of the most talented actresses of our time.

If you loved her in or Still Alice, you’ll be dying to know the next Kristen Stewart films where you can watch her in action. Unless you’re a die-hard fan, you might not know what upcoming Kristen Stewart releases there are set to be and what she's up to in 2017. So to help keep you on top of this talented lady‘s anticipated new movie releases, we've made a handy list of the next Kristen Stewart films. From Lizzie to JT Leroy, the latest flicks from her should get fans excited for these movies coming out.

1. Lizzie

  • Release Date: 2017
  • Director: Craig William MacNeill
  • Cast: Kristen Stewart, Chloë Sevigny

Kristen is set to play a maid alongside Chloë Sevigny in the title role of Craig William Macneill’s psychological thriller based on the infamous ‘Lizzie Borden’ murders of 1982.

2. Underwater

  • Release Date: 2018
  • Director: William Eubank
  • Cast: Kristen Stewart, Jessica Henwick & T.J. Miller

A crew of underwater researchers are forced to make it to safety after an earthquake completely decimates their underwater laboratory.

3. JT Leroy

  • Release Date: TBA
  • Director: Justin Kelly
  • Cast: Kristen Stewart, Diane Kruger, Laura Dern

Savannah Knoop is a young woman who spends 6 years pretending to be a transgender writer named JT Leroy.

Past Kristen Stewart Movies:

  • The Rolling Stones: Ride 'Em on Down (December 1 2016)

This was a promotional music video for "Ride 'Em On Down" by The Rolling Stones from their album Blue and Lonesome (2016).

  • 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk' (November 11 2016)

Based on Ben Fountain’s novel of the same name and directed by Ang Lee, Kristin plays Billy’s older sister as he returns from the Iraq war.

  • 'Personal Shopper' (October 19 2016)

In this French thriller Kristen plays a personal shopper who is trying to communicate with her dead brother — it received polarized reviews at Cannes.

  • 'Certain Women' (October 14 2016)

Written and directed by Kelly Reichardt, Kristen plays a young lawyer who finds herself teaching a twice-weekly adult education class while forming a relationship with a local ranch lady.

  • 'Café Society '(July 15 2016)

Directed by Woody Allen, Kristen stars alongside Jesse Eisenberg and plays his romantic interest (for the third time no less!) although her character, Vonnie, is already engaged in a secret affair with his uncle.

  • 'Equals' (July 15 2016)

Stewart plays alongside Nicholas Hoult in a world where emotions have been eradicated, but they become infected with a virus which allows them to feel again. Romance ensues.

  • 'Anesthesia' (January 8 2016)

In a philosophical ode to New York City, Kristen Stewart plays a disaffected millennial among a cast of characters who are all struggling to overcome their own life-hurdles.

  • 'Once and Forever' (Short) (December 1 2015)

Directed by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel, Stewart plays Coco Chanel in this biographical short about the French designer.

  • 'American Ultra' (August 21 2015)

Kristen plays Phoebe, Jesse Eisenberg’s girlfriend in this stoner comedy which sees the couple trying to outsmart government.

  • 'Still Alice' (February 20 2015)

Kristen plays the daughter of Alice (Julianne Moore), a renowned linguistics professor who is struggling with early onset alzheimer's.

  • '9 Kisses' (Short) (11 December 2014)

Elaine Constantine directs nine short films each involving a kiss from 2014’s best actors, including of course, our very own K-Stew.

  • 'Clouds of Sils Maria '(18 December 2014)

Directed by Olivier Assayas, Kristen won the César Award for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Valentine, the personal assistant of actress Maria (Juliette Binoche), and the gradual sexual tension that begins to flourish between them.

  • 'Camp X-Ray' (17 October 2014)

In this drastic departure from any of her previous roles, Kristen plays Amy Cole, an army private stationed at Guantanamo who befriends one of the inmates.

  • 'Twilight: Breaking Dawn - Part 2'

After the birth of her daughter Renesmee, Kristen, who plays Bella, does everything she can to protect her from false allegations and the Volturi. This is the final installment of the three billion dollar Twilight Saga franchise.

  • 'Snow White and the Huntsman' (June 1, 2012)

Based on the darker Brothers Grimm version of the tale as opposed to the Disney interpretation, Kristen plays Snow White who is being hunted by her evil step mother, played by Charlize Theron. It was her "momentary indiscretion" with Snow White director Rupert Sanders which put the proverbial nail in the coffin of the Robsten off-screen romance.

  • 'On the Road '(23 May 2012)

In the film adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s 1957 novel of the same name, Stewart plays young car thief Dean Moriaty’s sixteen year old wife, Marylou.

  • 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1' (October 30, 2011)

Kristen reprises her role as Bella who is preparing for her wedding to Edward (Robert Pattison) and also suffers a rather terrifying birth to the couples superhuman child which nearly kills her.

  • 'Welcome to the Rileys' (October 29 2010)

In this indie drama, Kristen plays a sixteen year old stripper who helps a middle aged man called Doug get his life back on track after a series of tragedies. Lucky Doug.

  • 'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse' (June 30 2010)

With Bella’s (Stewart’s) high school graduation fast approaching she is forced to chose between her love of Edward (Robert Pattison), a vampire, and her friendship with Jacob, a werewolf .

  • 'The Runaways' (March 19 2010)

A coming of age biographical film about the '70s all-female rock band The Runaways, Kristen plays founding member of the band, Joan Jett.

  • 'The Twilight Saga: New Moon' (November 20 2009)

Vampire Edward (Robert Pattison) leaves Bella (Stewart) after an attack that almost kills her. In her depression she develops a relationship with Jacob (Taylor Lautner), a local werewolf

  • 'Adventureland' (April 3 2009)

It’s the summer of 1987 and Em (Stewart) and James (Jesse Eisenberg) are spending their time working in a run-down amusement park, with little else to do, romance inevitably begins to blossom between them.

  • 'The Cake Eaters' (March 13 2009)

In this independent drama, Kristen plays Georgia, a young girl who has a rare disease for which there is no known cure.

  • 'What Just Happened' (October 31 2008)

A satirical comedy-drama in which Kristen Stewart plays Zoe, Ben’s (Robert De Niro’s) seventeen year old daughter who is going through some quite serious existential angst.

  • 'Twilight' (November 21 2008)

Bella (Kristen) risks everything by falling in love with Edward, a vampire (Robert Pattison), both on and off screen....

  • 'The Yellow Handkerchief ' (November 19 2008)

In this remake of the Japanese classic of the same name, Kristen plays Martine, a woman who offers troubled convict Hanson (William Hurt) a ride as he attempts to reach his ex wife.

  • 'Jumper' (February 14 2008)

A science fiction action film, Kristen plays a minor role as Sophie, the lead David's (Max Thieriot’s) half-sister near the end of the movie.

  • 'Into the Wild' (October 19 2007)

Sean Penn wrote and directed this dramatic survival film based on Jon Krakauer’s non-fiction book of the same name and Kristen plays Tracy Tatro an underage girl who Christopher, the protagonist, meets on his travels.

  • 'Cutlass' (Short) (October 16 2007)

In this Kate Hudson directed short, Kristen plays a younger version of Robin (Virginia Madsen), who is reminiscing about her youth as her own daughter becomes a teenager.

  • 'In the Land of Women' (April 20 2007)

A romantic comedy which sees Stewart as Lucy Hardwicke a teenager whose mother Sarah (Meg Ryan) reveals that she may have breast cancer.

  • 'The Messengers' (February 2 2007)

A supernatural horror, Kristen plays Jess who is (justifiably) mad that her family have relocated to North Dakota where the farm that they are living in appears to be haunted.

  • 'Fierce People' (30 November 2007)

An independent drama adaptation of Dirk Wittenborn’s film of the same name, Stewart plays Maya, the granddaughter of Ogden C. Osbourne (Donald Sutherland) who becomes the love interest of young Finn (Anton Yelchin).

  • 'Zathura: A Space Adventure' (11 November 2005)

In this fun kid-friendly movie, Kristen plays Lisa, the older sister of two younger brothers who are drawn into a crazy intergalactic journey after the magical board game they are playing transports their house into space.

  • 'Undertow' (17 December 2004)

In this psychological thriller focusing on two boys who are being pursued by a murderous uncle in Georgia, Kristen plays a minor role at the beginning of the film as young Lila.

  • 'Catch That Kid'(6 February 2004)

In this child friendly heist comedy, Kristen plays the lead role as Maddy who, along with her two friends, tries to rob a bank to raise funds for her dying father.

  • 'Speak' (20 January 2004)

In this sensitive young-teen drama, Stewart plays the protagonist Melina who, after a summer which involved a hazily recalled trauma, enters high school as a selective mute.

  • 'Cold Creek Manor' (19 September 2003)

In this psychological thriller, Kristen plays one of Cooper (Dennis Quaid) and Leah’s (Sharon Stone’s) children as they relocate to a rural estate which appears to be haunted.

  • 'Panic Room' (29 March 2002)

Kristen’s real breakout role, she stars as Sarah, Meg’s (Jodie Foster’s) diabetic daughter who finds herself trapped with her mother as they lock themselves in their panic room after their house is infiltrated by burglars.

  • 'The Safety of Objects' (15 August 2003)

A film which focuses on four suburban families, Kristen plays Sam, the older tomboyish daughter of the Jennings family who is caught between her arguing divorced parents.

  • 'The Flinstones in Viva Rock Vegas' (28 April 2000)

With her mum acting as script supervisor on the film, Kristen scored a cameo role as a young cave-girl who has a go at the ring toss in one of her first ever on-screen performances.

Which role do you think has been Kristin's best to date?

(Sources: V Magazine, Forbes, Variety)


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