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The Best Sandra Bullock Movies  

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List Rules Vote 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.

Joel Schumacher and Paul Haggis have both worked with Sandra Bullock over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Is Sandra Bullock your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Megan Fox and Richard Gere films lists too.

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The Blind Side is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins, Kathy Bates
The Blind Side is a 2009 American semi-biographical sports drama film. It was written and directed by John Lee Hancock, and based on the 2006 book The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game by Michael ...more
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Miss Congeniality is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, William Shatner, Michael Caine
Miss Congeniality is a 2000 comedy film directed by Donald Petrie, written by Marc Lawrence, Katie Ford and Caryn Lucas, starring Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, Benjamin Bratt and Candice
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The Proposal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Betty White
The Proposal is a 2009 American romantic comedy film set in Sitka, Alaska. Directed by Anne Fletcher and written by Peter Chiarelli, the film features Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds in the ...more
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Speed is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper
Speed is a 1994 American action film directed by Jan de Bont in his feature film directorial debut. The film stars Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper, Sandra Bullock, Joe Morton, and Jeff Daniels. A ...more
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While You Were Sleeping is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, Monica Keena, Bill Pullman
While You Were Sleeping is a 1995 romantic comedy film directed by Jon Turteltaub and written by Daniel G. Sullivan and Frederic Lebow. It stars Sandra Bullock as Lucy, a Chicago Transit ...more
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The Heat is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Marlon Wayans
The Heat is a 2013 American buddy cop comedy film written by Katie Dippold and directed by Paul Feig. The plot centers on Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy as FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn ...more
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A Time to Kill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey, Kevin Spacey
This film is a 1996 drama film adaptation of John Grisham's 1989 novel of the same name, directed by Joel Schumacher. Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, and Kevin Spacey ...more
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Two Weeks Notice is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, Hugh Grant, Norah Jones
Two Weeks Notice is a 2002 romantic comedy film directed by Marc Lawrence. A lawyer (Sandra Bullock) decides that she's used too much like a nanny by her boss (Hugh Grant), so she walks out on
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Practical Magic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Nicole Kidman, Sandra Bullock, Evan Rachel Wood
Practical Magic is a 1998 American romantic comedy film based on the 1995 novel of the same name by Alice Hoffman. The film was directed by Griffin Dunne and stars Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, ...more
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Gravity is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris
Gravity is a 2013 science fiction thriller film directed, co-written, and produced by Alfonso Cuarón. It stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as astronauts, and sees them stranded in ...more
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The Net is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, Jeremy Northam, Tony Perez
The Net is a 1995 American cyber mystery thriller film directed by Irwin Winkler. A computer programmer (Sandra Bullock) stumbles upon a conspiracy, putting her life and the lives of those ...more
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Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, Dolly Parton, William Shatner
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous is a 2005 comedy film directed by John Pasquin, starring Sandra Bullock. It is a sequel to the 2000 film Miss Congeniality. Bullock, who also produced the ...more
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The Lake House is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Christopher Plummer
The Lake House is a 2006 American romantic drama directed by Alejandro Agresti and starring Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock and Christopher Plummer. It was written by David Auburn. The film is a ...more
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Hope Floats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, Harry Connick, Jr.
Hope Floats is a 1998 American romantic drama film directed by Forest Whitaker and starring Sandra Bullock, Harry Connick, Jr., and Gena Rowlands. Birdee is an unassuming housewife whose life is ...more
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28 Days is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Steve Buscemi
28 Days is a 2000 American comedy-drama film directed by Betty Thomas. Sandra Bullock plays Gwen Cummings, a newspaper columnist obliged to enter rehabilitation. The film costars Viggo ...more
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Crash is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, Brendan Fraser, Ludacris
This movie is a 2004 ensemble drama film co-written, produced, and directed by Paul Haggis. The film is about racial and social tensions in Los Angeles, California. A self-described ...more
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Murder by Numbers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, Ryan Gosling, Nick Offerman
This film is a 2002 psychological thriller film produced and directed by Barbet Schroeder. It stars Sandra Bullock, Ben Chaplin, Ryan Gosling and Michael Pitt. It is loosely based on the Leopold ...more
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Demolition Man is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, Sylvester Stallone, Jack Black
Demolition Man is a 1993 American science fiction action film directed by Marco Brambilla in his directorial debut. The film stars Sylvester Stallone and Wesley Snipes. The film was released in ...more
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Premonition is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, Nia Long, Julian McMahon
Premonition is a 2007 American supernatural thriller film directed by Mennan Yapo and starring Sandra Bullock, Julian McMahon, and Amber Valletta. The film's plot depicts a depressed housewife ...more
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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Si... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, Ashley Judd, Maggie Smith
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood is a 2002 American comedy-drama film starring an ensemble cast headed by Sandra Bullock, directed and written by Callie Khouri. It is based on Rebecca ...more
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Ocean's 8 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Ocean's 8 Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter
Ocean's Eight is a 2018 American heist comedy film directed by Gary Ross. Danny Ocean's estranged sister Debbie (Sandra Bullock) attempts to pull off the heist of the century at New York City’s ...more
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The Vanishing is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, Jeff Bridges, Kiefer Sutherland
The Vanishing is a 1993 thriller starring Jeff Bridges, Kiefer Sutherland and Nancy Travis. It is an American remake of a 1988 Franco-Dutch film also called The Vanishing, and also directed by ...more
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Love Potion No. 9 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, Anne Bancroft, Dylan Baker
Love Potion No. 9 is a 1992 movie starring Sandra Bullock and Tate Donovan. Inspired by the famous doo-wop song of the same title, it's about a special elixir that enables a person to make ...more
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Extremely Loud and Incredibly ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, Tom Hanks, John Goodman
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close is a 2011 American drama film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Jonathan Safran Foer, directed by Stephen Daldry and written by Eric Roth. It stars ...more
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Forces of Nature is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sandra Bullock Movies
Sandra Bullock, Ben Affleck, Blythe Danner
Forces of Nature is a 1999 American romantic comedy film directed by Bronwen Hughes. A soon-to-be-married man (Ben Affleck) encounters an exciting stranger (Sandra Bullock) after his plane ...more