In the Star Wars prequel trilogy, Padme Amidala (Natalie Portman) is an influential politician in the declining days of the Galactic Republic. She is elected Queen of Naboo and defends the planet against the invading Trade Federation with the help of the Jedi Order.
In Léon: The Professional, Natalie Portman debuts as Mathilda Lando, a street-smart girl who witnesses the murder of her dysfunctional family by corrupt DEA agents. She is taken in by a hitman named Léon who trains her to use guns, and in turn she teaches him to read. How sweet.
In Black Swan, Nina Sayers (Natalie Portman) is a talented ballerina dancer who must play both the roles of the white swan and the black swan. She’s well suited to play the innocence of the white swan, but feels overwhelming pressure from her understudy Lily (Mila Kunis), who is perfect to play the sensual black swan. Before long, her grasp on reality starts to slip.