She’s beautiful, she’s gorgeous, she’s charismatic, an award-winning actress with a million-dollar smile, she’s none other than Julia Roberts! With countless iconic roles under her kitty, Julia Roberts never dreamed of becoming the most popular actress in Hollywood. A lesser-known fact – The actress’s love for animals drew her to become a veterinarian though she pursued journalism. After her brother Eric Roberts carved his place in Hollywood, it was time for her to try her luck and boy did she succeed!
Here’s a line-up of Julia Robert movies that’ll make your heart skip a beat every time she lights the screen!
- Pretty Woman: How could one fan over Julia Roberts and not have seen Pretty Woman. The movie catapulted Julia Roberts to overnight fame and even won her an Oscar nomination. Pretty Woman is synonymous with the actress, a character that she made her own! A wealthy businessman (Richard Gere) hires an escort to traverse the world and accompany him on his social gatherings. The arrangement continues until love creeps its way in and the two need to bridge the gap between their perfectly different worlds!
- Notting Hill: Romance brews between a bookseller and a famous actress but the affair comes with a string of challenges owing to their social statuses. Julia Roberts was the one and only choice for the role of Anna Scott even though the producers feared she would turn them away. After reading the script, the actress was bowled over which reflected in her performance too. No one could’ve pulled off Anna Scott better than her!
- My Best Friend’s Wedding: Julianne Porter (Julia Roberts) has a backup marriage pact with her best friend Michael (Dermot Mulroney). After learning that he’s marrying someone else she returns to the land to claim her one true love! We can’t help but feel contempt for Julia as she almost convinces her friend to disavow his marriage – a true mark of her stellar performance!
- Money Monster: Directed by Jodie Foster, Money Monster was one of Julia Robert’s recent outings. George Clooney and the actress star as financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty, who are put in a nerve-wracking situation when an unhappy investor threatens to murder the host and shut down the show! Julia may be behind the scenes in this one, but she sure does shine as always!
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