Academy Award winner Sandra Bullock is a very successful and renowned American actress who is one of the most bankable stars in Hollywood. Her various roles in movies and the number of accolades she received, garnered Bullock 2005 a motion picture star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 2010 and 2014 she became the world’s highest-paid actress and was named in 2010 one of the 100 most influential people in the world in Time magazine. The article has listed the most notable roles of Sandra Bullock to date.
Films in which Sandra Bullock has starred:
This is Jan de Bont’s action thriller movie in which Bullock played the role of Annie Porter co-starring with Keanu Reeves and Dennis Hopper. The movie was released on June 10, 1994, in the United States.
While You Were Sleeping (1995)-
This is a romantic comedy movie in which Bullock portrayed a woman named Lucy who is a Chicago Transit Authority token collector as she co-starred with Bill Pullman, Peter Gallagher, Peter Boyle, Glynis Johns, and Jack Warden.
Bullock won a nomination for Golden Globe Award for Best Actress- Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for this role. The movie was released on April 21, 1995, in the United States.
A Time to Kill (1996)-
This is a legal drama adapted from the same named novel of 1989 written by John Grisham. Bullock played Ellen Roark, a law student of lawyer Jake Brigance who is starred by Matthew McConaughey.
The movie was released on July 24, 1996, in the United States.
28 Days (2000)-
Betty Thomas’ drama comedy film ’28 Days’ starred Bullock in the role of newspaper columnist Gwen Cummings who becomes obliged to join rehabilitation for her alcoholism.
She co-starred in the film along with Dominic West, Elizabeth Perkins, Viggo Mortensen, etc. The movie was released on April 14, 2000, in the United States.
Miss Congeniality (2000)-
This is Donald Petrie’s comedy-drama in which Bullock was cast as a tomboy woman named Gracie who is an agent of the FBI and is tasked to enter the Miss United States competition as an undercover contestant for a terrorist attack has been threatened to bomb Miss United States pageant. Bullock produced the film too.
In 2001 she won a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress- Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for this role. The movie was released on December 22, 2000, in the United States.
In this Paul Haggis crime drama, Bullock played the role of Jean Cabot. The plot of the movie deals with a real-life social and racial tension in Los Angeles in which Haggis found his Porsche carjacked.
The role garnered Bullock a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. The movie premiered on September 10, 2004, at Toronto International Film Festival and was released on May 6 of the next year in the United States.
Portraying the Pulitzer Prize owner modern novelist of America Harper Lee, mostly famous for writing ‘To Kill a Mockingbird, Bullock starred in this film that is directed by Douglas McGrath.
The movie premiered on August 31, 2006, at Venice Film Festival and was later released on 13th October of the same year in the United States.
The Proposal (2009)-
This romantic comedy movie is directed by Anne Fletcher in which Bullock starred in the role of a pushy editor-in-chief of a big New York City book publisher named Margaret Tate.
She received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress- Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for this role. The movie was released on June 19, 2009, in the United States.
The Blind Side (2009)-
This is John Lee Hancock’s biographical sports drama, based on the same-named book of Michael Lewis, in which Bullock portrayed Leigh Anne Tuohy, adoptive mother of Michael Oher, played by Quinton Aaron.
For this role, Bullock won the Academy Award for Best Actress along with a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award. The movie was released on November 20, 2009, in the United States.
The Heat (2013)-
This is a buddy cop action comedy movie in which Bullock was cast as the lead character of Sarah Ashburn along with her old co-star Melissa McCarthy.
The movie was released in the United States on June 28, 2013.
This is a sci-fi thriller movie starring Bullock as a medical engineer and mission specialist Dr. Ryan Stone with George Clooney playing the role of team commander Lieutenant Matt Kowalski.
Bullock won Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for this role along with nominations for British Academy Film Award, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award.
The movie was released on October 4, 2013, in the United States and on the 7th of October of the same year in the UK.
The Lost City (2022)-
This is an action-adventure comedy movie in which Sandra Bullock portrayed a successful but depressed author of best-selling novels named Loretta Sage. The movie was released on March 25, 2022, in the United States.