She was nominated again for a Young Artist Award for her performance.
Stewart's first starring role was at age 14 in the children's action-comedy Catch That Kid (2004), opposite Max Thieriot and Corbin Bleu.
She excels at both aspects of the performance, giving Georgia a strength that defies any sort of pity one might feel for her, without letting us forget her vulnerability".
That same year, Stewart had a small role in the Sean Penn-directed adaptation Into the Wild.
For her portrayal of Tracy – a teenage singer who has a crush on young adventurer Christopher Mc Candless (played by Emile Hirsch) – Stewart received mixed reviews.
Stewart has appeared in a wide variety of films, including Adventureland (2009), The Runaways (2010), Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), On the Road (2012), Camp X-Ray (2014), Still Alice (2014) and Equals (2015).
She won the BAFTA Rising Star Award in 2010 and was awarded the Milan International Film Festival Award for Best Actress in 2011 for Welcome to the Rileys (2010).