Julia Roberts is one of the most loved and adored actresses of Hollywood, not to mention one of the highest paid. All these happened because during her film career, she has given us some quite memorable and brilliant performances. Some of her movies are so good that one cannot get tired of watching them repeatedly.
Roberts won her first and the only Academy Award for the film, Erin Brockovich, where she played the title role. It was based on a true story about how a single mother almost independently brought down a corporate giant and helped people emerge victorious from some complex class action suit. The reality and the vigor with which she portrayed the role made this movie etched in our memories forever.
Sleeping with the Enemy is another thrilling movie of Julia Roberts where she portrays herself at first as the gentle and loving wife of a rich husband, but later on her character transforms into a powerful one with all the twists and turns of the film. The gripping plot and some power packed performances, made this movie one of the best movies of her.
No discussion about Julia Roberts can be complete without mentioning Pretty Woman, one of the most successful commercial ventures of her. Her performance in this picture as a hooker with extraordinary knowledge about dental hygiene and cars will be remembered by all for the times to come.
Among the romantic films done by Julia Roberts, Notting Hill deserves a special mention. Her on-screen chemistry with Hugh Grant in this film earned it three nominations in the Golden Globe Awards. Other memorable performances by this talented actress are seen in the films, My Best Friend’s Wedding, Mystic Pizza and Closer among others.
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