Wright received positive reviews for her performances as Ginny Weasley.
Variety wrote: "Bonnie Wright's Ginny intrigues as the sort of initial plain Jane who keeps growing on you." wrote "that If someone told me eight years ago that Bonnie Wright, introduced as Ginny Weasley in the first movie, would turn into such a strong dramatic actress who could carry scenes as well as the three leads, I wouldn't have believed it," and Film School Rejects who also wrote "Ginny (Bonnie Wright) in particular shines through, building on the power she gained in the last film to become an independent young woman that proves more complex with every scene".
Her role became much more prominent in the second film, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, in which her character begins studies at Hogwarts and encounters a secret diary that begins to control her actions.
While critic Taran Adarsh said, "[Bonnie] Wright makes her impact feel nicely and beautifully as Ginny Weasley throughout the Harry Potter Series." Harry Potter author J. Rowling gave a speech during the world premiere of the eighth and final film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 on 7 July 2011 in London, England.
She announced that there are seven Harry Potter film series cast members to whom she refers as "The Big Seven", and she named Wright as one of the seven members, along with Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Tom Felton, Matthew Lewis and Evanna Lynch.
In the Ones To Parts review of the play said "Bonnie Wright showing us that there's more to her than Harry's love interest Ginny Weasley though in truth, despite being younger even than her juvenile co-stars, she was always one of the series strongest and most natural actors".
and as Mia in the short film Sweat which is one of five film segments for the feature length anthology film Geography of the Heart about "the complexity of intimacy, shot in five international locations around the world." She also voiced a character in the animated film My Dad Is Scrooge .
In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Wright played a central role, joining Dumbledore's Army and eventually participating in the climactic scene in which the DA and the Order of the Phoenix battle Lord Voldemort and his Death Eaters.