Sandra Bullock is a wonderful actress whose career has been going up since her start in 1989. She has been playing lots of great roles in the full movies world and had accomplished many great things in her career. She has won many awards thanks to her talent and is one of the most famous and knowledgeable actresses in Hollywood. After debuting in theater and television, Sandra accomplished a great career start in 1989 with the movie “Religion, Inc” a title written by Daniel Adams.
Start Of a Shining Movie Career
Her jump to the stardom was in 1995 with the film she featured with Keanu Reeves, the action flick “Speed”. This was one of her first career movies and one of the best box office films she has featuredalong with Jeff Daniels and Reeves. This movie was a great action flick back on its release and made Sandra Bullock a better-known actress in Hollywood, to later become one of the greatest. She won a Saturn Award for this film as the Best Actress.
Movies That Made Famous Sandra Bullock
Other titles that were a big hit in her career were Demolition Man (1993), The Net (1995), While you were Sleeping (1995), Miss Congeniality (2000) and Two Weeks Notice (2002) featuring Hugh Grant. On “The Net” in 1995, Sandra found herself doing the role of a computer designer, who discovers a criminal conspiracy that will treat with the lives of her closest friends and family, to the point in which the identity of those in danger will be completely erased from the world. One of the best movies online she has been in, a wonderful and interesting flick for computer geeks.
On “A Time To Kill” in 1996, a movie based on the novel by John Grisham, the director Joel Schumacher makes this great criminal thriller who captivated all of its audience with awesome performances from all the cast. Sandra starting working with the greatest by this moment, with Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyer’s Club), to Samuel L. Jackson (Django Unchained), Kiefer Sutherland (24: Redemption), Donald Sutherland (The Hunger Games) and even Kevin Spacey from House Of Cards. Since this moment, she hasn’t stopped working with the best names in the industry. This movie made a great impact in that year for being one of the most anti-racist campaigns in movie history.
Hope Floats (1998)
Another good movie of her was Hope Floats (1998). Directed by Forest Whitaker, this movie tells the story of Birdee, a popular girl accustomed to the best things of life, returns to her natal town in order to find out more about a friend of hers who tells her that his boyfriend was having an affair. This story turns romantic and one point, and she acted alongside Harry Connick Jr.(P.S. I Love You) and Gena Rowlands (The Skeleton Key). This was her start in comedy-romantic movies and one of the first great impressions of her.
Then she acted in other great movies like “While you were Sleeping” (1995) and “Miss Congeniality” (2001) for which she was nominated as the best actress for her role of an undercover FBI Agent trying to be a participant in a beauty contest. She was also nominated for a Golden Globe in “While You Were Sleeping” for the Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture.
She worked alongside Nicole Kidman in 1998 in another romantic comedy called Practical Magic. This movie is about two witches that have to break the curse that makes every man who falls in love with any of them, die in an astonishing way.
There’s another movie called Murder By Numbers (2002), in which Bullock plays alongside Ryan Gosling (The Notebook) and Michael Pitt (The Dreamer), a detective who must investigate a murder that according to the criminals, is fairly perfect.
Sandra Bullock with Hugh Grant Blockbuster
In Two Weeks Notice (2002) Bullock unites with Hugh Grant (Love Actually) to play a lawyer who decides to quit her job due to the irresponsibility of her boss. This romantic comedy is about her boss trying to get her back to her job and ends up in they both falling in love for each other.
One of the best movies she has ever played in was Crash (2004) directed by Paul Haggis in which she plays a woman who disdainfully treats her handmaiden in a racist way for being Latina, and ends up in this handmaiden being the only one capable to comfort her in the worst times. This Movie has a great cast starting from Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Brendan Fraser, Thandie Newton, Terrence Howard, Ryan Philippe, Michael Peña and other awesome actors.
Bullock’s ‘Romantic Side’
Other titles on her filmography are “Miss Congeniality 2” (2005) and “The Lake House” (2006) alongside Keanu Reeves (Matrix). This romantic comedy is about a man who moves into a house near a lake, weird things start happening when he tries to communicate with its older owner, a woman who looks like she is from another time.
Novel Adaptations Among Lot of Bullock’s Movies
In 2006 she played another great role in one of the adaptations of Truman Capote’s novels “In Cold Blood” in a movie called Infamous, featuring some great actors like Daniel Craig (Skyfall) Sigourney Weaver (Alien), Toby Jones (The Hunger Games), Gwyneth Paltrow (Iron Man), Isabella Rossellini (Death Becomes Her) and Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom). In this movie she plays the famously and critically acclaimed book author Harper Lee, the writer behind the masterpiece “To Kill a Mockingbird”.
Well Played Action & Comedy Movies
In the comedy “The Proposal” (2009) she plays the editor Margaret Tate, who forced her employee to marry her so she won’t be deported to Canada. She worked alongside Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool) and Betty White (Hot In Cleveland). In All About Steve (2009) she plays Mary Horowits, a woman without luck in loving affairs who crazily falls in love with a cameraman played by Bradley Cooper (Limitless).
After some big movies and failures, she was part of The Blind Side (2009) the first movie for which she was nominated for an Oscar and eventually won it as the best Drama Actress of the year. This movie is a real-life drama about a woman who adopts a colored young man who later becomes a great asset in her family, as a son and a football player. In this role she gave her character a wonderful touch of comedy and dynamic acting which made the movie an interesting and emotional drama that helped her in getting her first Oscar and a Golden Globe.
In Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2011) an adaptation from a Jonathan Safran – Foer Novel, she was the wife of Tom Hanks (Cast Away) and the mother of a kid who lost his father in the 11/9 attacks of the World Trade Center. Now, this kid has to find a key his father left him, a wonderful and powerful movie with inspiring, sad and shocking moments. She plays alongside Jeffrey Wright (Casino Royale), John Goodman (flight) and Max Von Sydow (The Exorcist).
On 2013, she starred a movie with Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaid) called The Heat, a funny and interesting comedy movie. This movie is about a really firm and know-it-all FBI Agent who has to work alongside a careless and intimidating detective (McCarthy) to solve a really dangerous drug case.
Then, in 2013 she shared credits with George Clooney (Ocean’s Eleven) to play in the Oscar Winner science-fiction film “Gravity”. Directed by Alfonso Cuarón, this movie made a great impact in the industry as one of the most creative and innovative films of the decade. This helped Bullock to make again a great appearance before the audience as an astronaut who had to fight against space for her life.
Dream Of Every Actor
She was nominated as the Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Oscars and as the best Actress Performance in the Golden Globes. This movie was an astonishingly and interesting movie which was nominated 10 times at the Oscars as the best movie and directing In that year.
Sandra Bullock has accomplished great thing in her career and even when she has a lot of people going against her in the industry, she has been able to demonstrate was she capable of; a wonderful actress who will hopefully keep entertaining us with her great talent.