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The Best Sandra Bullock Movies

Updated March 11, 2020 19.9k votes 3.1k voters 189.7k views43 items

List RulesVote for what you think are the best Sandra Bullock movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

These are the best Sandra Bullock movies of all time, as voted by fans and critics alike. Audiences have been in love with Sandra Bullock since she appeared in the charming 1992 film Love Potion No. 9, and her highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world.

Though Sandra Bullock was born in Arlington, Virginia, she spent twelve years in West Germany. In fact, she had dual American and German citizenship until she was 18. After returning to the US, Bullock attended Washington-Lee High School and later graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama in 1987.

After graduating, she moved to New York and initially appeared in student films and off-Broadway plays. From there, she went on to guest star in TV shows and independent films. Her career then started taking off after she appeared movies such as Love Potion No. 9, Demotion Man, and Speed. After that point, her career never went below 50 miles per hour.

After several decades in the industry, Sandra Bullock has plenty of top-grossing and critically-acclaimed films in the bag. So what are her best movies? Fans have voted for their favorite Sandra Bullock roles below. The list of course includes her classic roles in The Blind Side and Miss Congeniality. Don’t see your favorite Sandra Bullock movie below? Then please add it so others may vote on it. If you are a fan of Bullock's romantic comedies or her thrillers, you might also enjoy our list of best Ryan Reynolds movies and best Julia Roberts movies.

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  • The Proposal1
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    The Proposal

    Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds

    Released2009

    Directed byAnne Fletcher

    The Proposal is a 2009 American romantic comedy film set in Sitka, Alaska. Directed by Anne... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • The Blind Side2
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    The Blind Side

    Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins

    Released2009

    Directed byJohn Lee Hancock

    The Blind Side is a 2009 American semi-biographical sports drama film. It was written and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Miss Congeniality3
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    Miss Congeniality

    Sandra Bullock, William Shatner

    Released2000

    Directed byDonald Petrie

    Miss Congeniality is a 2000 comedy film directed by Donald Petrie, written by Marc Lawrence,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • While You Were Sleeping4
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    While You Were Sleeping

    Sandra Bullock, Monica Keena

    Released1995

    Directed byJon Turteltaub

    While You Were Sleeping is a 1995 romantic comedy film directed by Jon Turteltaub and written... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Speed5
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    Speed

    Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves

    Released1994

    Directed byJan de Bont

    Speed is a 1994 American action film directed by Jan de Bont in his feature film directorial... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Two Weeks Notice6
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    Two Weeks Notice

    Sandra Bullock, Hugh Grant

    Released2002

    Directed byMarc Lawrence

    Two Weeks Notice is a 2002 romantic comedy film directed by Marc Lawrence. A lawyer (Sandra... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Gravity7
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    Gravity

    Sandra Bullock, George Clooney

    Released2013

    Directed byAlfonso Cuarón

    Gravity is a 2013 science fiction thriller film directed, co-written, and produced by Alfonso... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Practical Magic8
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    Practical Magic

    Nicole Kidman, Sandra Bullock

    Released1998

    Directed byGriffin Dunne

    Practical Magic is a 1998 American romantic comedy film based on the 1995 novel of the same... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Net9
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    The Net

    Sandra Bullock, Jeremy Northam

    Released1995

    Directed byIrwin Winkler

    The Net is a 1995 American cyber mystery thriller film directed by Irwin Winkler. A computer... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • A Time to Kill10
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    A Time to Kill

    Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey

    Released1996

    Directed byJoel Schumacher

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  • The Heat11
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    The Heat

    Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy

    Released2013

    Directed byPaul Feig

    The Heat is a 2013 American buddy cop comedy film written by Katie Dippold and directed by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Lake House12
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    The Lake House

    Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves

    Released2006

    Directed byAlejandro Agresti

    The Lake House is a 2006 American romantic drama directed by Alejandro Agresti and starring... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Hope Floats13
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    Hope Floats

    Sandra Bullock, Harry Connick

    Released1998

    Directed byForest Whitaker

    Hope Floats is a 1998 American romantic drama film directed by Forest Whitaker and starring... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • 28 Days14
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    28 Days

    Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen

    Released2000

    Directed byBetty Thomas

    28 Days is a 2000 American comedy-drama film directed by Betty Thomas. Sandra Bullock plays... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Ocean's 815
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    Ocean's 8

    Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett

    Released2018

    Directed byGary Ross

    Ocean's Eight (stylized Ocean's 8) is a 2018 American heist comedy film directed by Gary Ross.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Premonition

    Sandra Bullock, Nia Long

    Released2007

    Directed byMennan Yapo

    Premonition is a 2007 American supernatural thriller film directed by Mennan Yapo and starring... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Demolition Man17
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    Demolition Man

    Sandra Bullock, Sylvester Stallone

    Released1993

    Directed byMarco Brambilla

    Demolition Man is a 1993 American science fiction action film directed by Marco Brambilla in... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood18
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    Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

    Sandra Bullock, Ashley Judd

    Released2002

    Directed byCallie Khouri

    Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood is a 2002 American comedy-drama film starring an... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Love Potion No. 919
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    Love Potion No. 9

    Sandra Bullock, Anne Bancroft

    Released1992

    Directed byDale Launer

    Love Potion No. 9 is a 1992 movie starring Sandra Bullock and Tate Donovan. Inspired by the... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Crash20
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    Crash

    Sandra Bullock, Brendan Fraser

    Released2004

    Directed byPaul Haggis

    This movie is a 2004 ensemble drama film co-written, produced, and directed by Paul Haggis.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Bird Box21
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    Bird Box

    Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson

    Released2018

    Directed bySusanne Bier

    Bird Box is a 2018 American post-apocalyptic film directed by Susanne Bier, based on the novel... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Minions22
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    Minions

    Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm

    Released2015

    Directed byPierre Coffin, Kyle Balda

    Minions is a 2015 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous23
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    Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous

    Sandra Bullock, Dolly Parton

    Released2005

    Directed byJohn Pasquin

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  • The Prince of Egypt24
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    The Prince of Egypt

    Sandra Bullock, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released1998

    Directed byBrenda Chapman, Simon Wells, Steve Hickner

    The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 American animated epic musical biblical film and the first... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Forces of Nature25
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    Forces of Nature

    Sandra Bullock, Ben Affleck

    Released1999

    Directed byBronwen Hughes

    Forces of Nature is a 1999 American romantic comedy film directed by Bronwen Hughes. A... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button