awards & nominations

Brooklyn (2015)

Saoirse Ronan as "Eilis"

Young Irish immigrant Eilis Lace (Saoirse Ronan) navigates her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of America, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother's home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance sweeps Eilis into the intoxicating charm of love. But soon, her past disrupts her new vivacity, and Eilis must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.

Academy Award (2015)NominatedActress in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)NominatedLeading Actress
Golden Globe (2015)NominatedBest Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

Saoirse Ronan as "Agatha"

In the 1930s, the Grand Budapest Hotel is a popular European ski resort, presided over by concierge Gustave H. (Ralph Fiennes). Zero, a junior lobby boy, becomes Gustave's friend and protege. Gustave prides himself on providing first-class service to the hotel's guests, including satisfying the sexual needs of the many elderly women who stay there. When one of Gustave's lovers dies mysteriously, Gustave finds himself the recipient of a priceless painting and the chief suspect in her murder.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

The Lovely Bones (2009)

Saoirse Ronan as "Susie Salmon"

After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon (Saoirse Ronan) watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family (Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz) -- and her killer (Stanley Tucci). As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2009)NominatedLeading Actress

Atonement (2007)

Saoirse Ronan as "Briony - Age 13"

This sweeping English drama, based on the book by Ian McEwan, follows the lives of young lovers Cecilia Tallis (Keira Knightley) and Robbie Turner (James McAvoy). When the couple are torn apart by a lie constructed by Cecilia's jealous younger sister, Briony (Saoirse Ronan), all three of them must deal with the consequences. Robbie is the hardest hit, since Briony's deception results in his imprisonment, but hope for Cecilia and her beau increases when their paths cross during World War II.

Academy Award (2007)NominatedActress in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007)NominatedSupporting Actress
Golden Globe (2007)NominatedBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture