This 2013 3D space drama had Sandra Bullock as the first time space walker Dr. Ryan Stone all alone in space and desperate to get back home. The actor’s gut-wrenching and sublime performance has made her one of the top contenders for the Best Actress Oscar for 2013.
The Proposal (2009)
After a long break from romcoms, Bullock took on the part of Margaret Tate, a tyrannical book editor faking a relationship with her long-suffering assistant Andrew played by Ryan Reynolds. Her chemistry with Reynolds was much appreciated though the film got flaked.
While You Were Sleeping (1995)
After the super success of Speed in 1994, Bullock again tasted box office glory with this romcom. Her portrayal of Lucy Moderatz, a ticket collector earned her the Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a comedy role. Har Dil Jo Pyaar Karega was reportedly inspired by this film.
The Heat (2013)
We have read about the great camaraderie Bullock shares with her male co-stars. The actor’s chemistry with Melissa McCarthy who plays Boston detective Shannon Mullins in this buddy cop comedy also got the critics raving.
The Blind Side (2009)
The Blind Side had Bullock playing the feisty and funny Leigh Anne Tuohy. She helps a homeless and traumatised boy, Michael Oher (Quinton Aaron) become a football champion. This film earned Bullock her first ever Oscar.