15 Bella Thorne Movies & TV Shows That Led Up To Her Porn Directorial Debut
Annabella Avery Thorne. Love her or hate her, you know who she is. Better known by her stage name, Bella Thorne has made a name for herself in many industries including modeling, acting, and music. Since 2003, the fiery redhead can be credited for many roles both in film and television. Despite already having had roles in both tv and film years prior, Bella Thorne’s real breakthrough came in 2010 with her co-starring role as CeCe Jones opposite actress Zendaya in the popular Disney Channel show, “Shake It Up.” Here’s a list of Bella Thorne’s Movies & TV Shows that’ll get you caught up on her career.
“Dirty Sexy Money,” 2007-2008
Bella Thorne co-starred in ABC's "Dirty Sexy Money” which revolved around the Darlings, an old money and connected family. She played Margaux Darling, daughter of Ellen and Patrick Darling. Despite its popularity, the show was canceled after only two seasons.
“I Still See You,” 2018
"I Still See You" is a 2018 supernatural mystery thriller. Bella played "Ronnie" Calder, a young woman stalked by a malevolent ghost with an agenda.
“Shake It Up,” 2010
The 2010 fictional Disney Channel show follows best friends, CeCe Jones and Rocky Blue, as they navigate being professional background dancers on a local TV show called “Shake It Up, Chicago.” So essentially, a show within a show. Despite living out their dancing dreams, the two girls must also handle off-set issues such as the stress of being teenage girls, high school life, and their rising social status. The show was a success among younger audiences, but only had a run time of three seasons, with the final season airing in 2013.
Like many others before her, after her successful childhood acting career, Bella knew she was ready to grow up and star in more “adult” roles. Since her Disney Channel days, Bella is known for portraying villainous characters in both main and supporting roles.
"Ride" is a 2018 psychological thriller and action film. Bella Thorne plays a Jessica, an unsuspecting rideshare passenger that gets caught up in a wild and trippy evening.
“Big Love,” 2010
HBO's "Big Love" starred an ensemble cast of the late Bill Paxton, Chloë Sevigny, Jeanne Tripplehorn, and Ginnifer Goodwin. Bella Thorne guest-starred as Tancy Henrickson Nill and Barb's third child.
“The Duff,” 2015
In the 2015 teenage comedy, “The Duff,” Bella Thorne portrays Madison Morgan, your typical mean yet popular girl at the top of the high school food chain. Madison is a reality TV wannabe who is extremely possessive of Wesley, the star football player and her on and off again boyfriend.
The movie follows Bianca, a highschool senior who finds out she is the “Duff” of her friend group. “Duff” being an acronym for “designated ugly fat friend.” Bianca strikes up a deal with her neighbor and former childhood friend, Welsey, to help her with her popularity as well as get a date with Toby, the guy of her dreams.
Bella Thorne’s portrayal of Madison Morgan in “The Duff” earned her a 2015 Teen Choice Award in the category for “Choice Movie: Villain.”
“You Get Me,” 2017
Let’s talk about a one night stand turned dangerously obsessive. “You Get Me” is a 2017 American thriller released on Netflix and starring Bella Thorne as Holly Viola.The movie follows Tyler Hanson, who after breaking up with his girlfriend, has a one night stand with Holly, a girl he meets outside of a party.
“Assassination Nation,” 2018
Bella Thorne had a role in the 2018 film “Assassination Nation” as highschool cheerleader, Raegen.
The film is centered around the fictional town of Salem which falls into chaos and violence after an online hacker leaks personal information about many of the town’s residents.
First, the mayor shoots himself in public after pictures are released showing him with male escorts and dressing up in women's clothing. Next, the school principal is accused of being a pedophile after private pictures of his six year old daughter in the bath are hacked and released.
Eventually, half the town is hacked, revealing secrets, turning against a groups of girls, and accusing the hacker.
Although Bella Thorne does tend to lean more towards antagonist roles, she has also appeared in roles where she doesn’t portray the villain.
“Amityville: The Awakening” 2017
2017's "Amityville: The Awakening" is a supernatural horror film within the Amityville film series. The film starred Jennifer Jason Leigh as Joan Walker and Bella Thorne as her daughter, Belle Waker. In keeping with the traditional Amityville series plotline, the Walker Family moved into the notoriously haunted Amityville House after which all hell broke loose - pun intended.
In 2014, Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler co-starred for the third time together in the romantic comedy “Blended.” Bella Thorne portrays Hilary “Larry” Friedman, Sandler’s fictional teenage daughter.
“Perfect High,” 2015
“Perfect High” is Lifetime's 2015 drama starring Bella Thorne, Israel Broussard, Daniela Bobadilla, and Ross Butler. Bella Thorne plays Amanda, a young dancer that dislocates her knee at a school pep rally. Amanda is prescribed hydrocodone for the pain and soon becomes addicted.
“Famous in Love,” 2017
In 2017, Bella Thorne began starring in Freeform’s television series, “Famous in Love.” Thorne played Paige Townsen, an average college student living in California and wanting nothing more than to become a successful actress.
When Paige is cast in a huge Hollywood movie, her career and fame skyrocket. But being in the public eye may not be everything she expected. Her life quickly changes and she must learn to juggle her college education, her friends, and her acting career.
To add to her already stressful celebrity life, Paige finds herself in the middle of a love triangle between her co-star and her best friend. If you’re looking for teenage drama, this show has it.
“Big Sky,” 2015
"Big Sky" is a 2015 drama thriller starring Bella Thorne, Kyra Sedgwick, Frank Grillo, and Aaron Tviet. Bella plays Hazel, an 18-year-old agoraphobic who embarks on a journey with her family that goes horribly wrong.
“The Babysitter,” 2017
The "Babysitter" is a straight-to-Netflix teen horror-comedy starring Samara Weaving, Judah Lewis, Hana Mae Lee, Robbie Amell, and Bella Thorne. The plot revolves around Cole Johnson, a bullied 12-year-old. Cole spies on his babysitter and observes she and her friends playing a game of spin the bottle, or so we think. When Bee stabs one of the friends, Cole quickly learns that his babysitter is actually a member of a demonic cult.
“Midnight Sun,” 2018
Bella Thorne was the lead role in the 2018 romantic drama, “Midnight Sun” where she portrays Katie Price, a 17 year old living with a life threatening sensitivity to sunlight caused by a rare genetic condition. Because of her condition, Katie stays home all day and only goes out at night.
During a night out playing her guitar at the train station, Katie runs into Charlie, her longtime crush. Their fates cross at the right time and they begin a summer romance. At first, Katie is afraid to tell Charlie about her medical condition. But after she falls sick due to sun exposure while out with Charlie, her secret is revealed.
Her & Him, 2019
No one could ever say that Bella Thorne's career isn't well-rounded. The star alongside Porn Hub recently announced that she'd be making her foray into directing with the BDSM porn film "Her & Him."
“‘Her & Him’ depicts an edgy twenty-something guy who stumbles upon a surprise text in his girlfriend’s phone, interrupting their morning routine and spinning everything into an out-of-control sexually charged encounter.”
"Her & Him" is described as a Romeo & Juliet themed story of a couple grappling with their roles as dominant and submissive. The porn film will premiere globally on Pornhub Premium.
"Her & Him" will be a part of Pornhub's Visionary Director's Series which features unanticipated guest directors. If any company could figure out a way to make porn more indie and a little bit hipster, it's PornHub.