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The Best Renée Zellweger Movies  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Renee Zellweger movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

The best Renée Zellweger movies are the ones that give her a chance to really show off her acting capabilities. She doesn't even have to be the star of the film. That is what's so great about this list, it will determine the best Renée Zellweger roles from her entire filmography, even if the movie as a whole got panned by critics.

Her movies span across all genres, from dramas to comedies. Do you like her role in Bridgette Jones's Diary or maybe you're a fan of her performance in Chicago where she shared the screen with Catherine Zeta-Jones? This list of Renée Zellweger​​​​​​​ movies also includes Judy, Empire Records, and Jerry Maguire. But which one of these movies will make it to the top of the list.

Now it is time to determine the greatest Renée Zellweger​​​​​​​ performance with the help of your votes. Vote up the films that made you a member of Renée Zellweger​​​​​​​'s fan club and vote down the moves where you didn't like her acting so other fans know what to watch next. Be sure to check back for new movies starring Renée Zellweger​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ as they are released.

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Chicago is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger
Chicago is a 2002 American musical comedy film adapted from the satirical stage musical of the same name, exploring the themes of celebrity, scandal, and corruption in Jazz Age Chicago. The film ...more
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Down with Love is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Ewan McGregor, Renée Zellweger, Jeri Ryan
Down with Love is a 2003 romantic comedy film. It was directed by Peyton Reed and stars Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Sarah Paulson and David Hyde Pierce. The story follows a woman who ...more
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Judy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Renée Zellweger, Jessie Buckley, Finn Wittrock
Judy is a 2019 British biographical drama film directed by Rupert Goold, it is an adaptation of the Olivier and Tony-nominated West End and Broadway play End of the Rainbow by Peter Quilter. ...more
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Bridget Jones's Diary is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth
Bridget Jones's Diary is a 2001 British romantic comedy film directed by Sharon Maguire. It is based on Helen Fielding's novel of the same name which is a reinterpretation of Austen's Pride and ...more
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Me, Myself & Irene is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Jim Carrey, Anna Kournikova, Renée Zellweger
Me, Myself & Irene is a 2000 American comedy film directed by the Farrelly brothers, and starring Jim Carrey and Renée Zellweger. Chris Cooper, Robert Forster, Richard Jenkins, Daniel ...more
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Jerry Maguire is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger
Jerry Maguire is a 1996 American romantic comedy-drama sports film written, produced and directed by Cameron Crowe, and stars Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Renée Zellweger. It was ...more
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Dazed and Confused is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich, Matthew McConaughey
Dazed and Confused is a 1993 coming of age comedy film written and directed by Richard Linklater. The film features a large ensemble cast of actors who would later become stars, including ...more
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Empire Records is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Liv Tyler, Renée Zellweger, Tobey Maguire
Empire Records is a 1995 American coming-of-age film that follows a group of record store employees over the course of one exceptional day. The employees try to stop the store from being sold to ...more
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Reality Bites is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Winona Ryder, Renée Zellweger, Ben Stiller
Reality Bites is a 1994 romantic comedy-drama film written by Helen Childress and directed by Ben Stiller. It stars Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke and Stiller, with supporting roles by Janeane ...more
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Shake, Rattle and Rock! is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Renée Zellweger, Howie Mandel, Nora Dunn
Shake Rattle and Rock! is a 1994 television movie starring Renée Zellweger, Howie Mandel and members of the Grammy-nominated R&B band For Real. The film was produced by Lou Arkoff as ...more
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The Low Life is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
The Low Life Renée Zellweger, Kyra Sedgwick, Sean Astin
The Low Life is a 1995 American film starring Rory Cochrane and directed and co-written by George Hickenlooper.
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8 Seconds is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Renée Zellweger, Luke Perry, Stephen Baldwin
8 Seconds is a 1994 American biographical drama film directed by John G. Avildsen. Its title refers to the length of time a bull rider is required to stay on for a ride to be scored. It stars ...more
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White Oleander is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Michelle Pfeiffer, Renée Zellweger, Robin Wright
White Oleander is a 2002 American drama film directed by Peter Kosminsky. The cast features Alison Lohman in the central role of Astrid Magnussen, and Michelle Pfeiffer as her temperamental ...more
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Love and a .45 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Renée Zellweger, Peter Fonda, Rory Cochrane
Love and a .45 is a 1994 Bonnie and Clyde-esque road movie starring Gil Bellows and Renée Zellweger. The film was originally released by Lions Gate Entertainment.
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Cold Mountain is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman, Jude Law
Cold Mountain is a 2003 epic drama film written and directed by Anthony Minghella. The film is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Charles Frazier. It stars Jude Law, Nicole ...more
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Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The N... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Matthew McConaughey, Renée Zellweger, Debra Marshall
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation is a 1994 independent American horror film written and directed by Kim Henkel, and starring Renée Zellweger and Matthew McConaughey. The plot ...more
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Deceiver is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Renée Zellweger, Tim Roth, Ellen Burstyn
Deceiver is a 1997 murder mystery film. It won Best Cinematography and Best Screenplay at the 1997 Stockholm Film Festival, and the Special Jury Prize at the 1998 Cognac Police Film Festival.
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One True Thing is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Meryl Streep, Renée Zellweger, Lauren Graham
One True Thing is a 1998 American drama film directed by Carl Franklin. It tells the story of a woman who is forced to put her life on hold in order to care for her mother who is dying of ...more
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My Boyfriend's Back is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Matthew McConaughey, Renée Zellweger, Philip Seymour Hoffman
My Boyfriend's Back is a 1993 American romantic black comedy film directed by Bob Balaban which tells the story of Johnny Dingle, a teenage boy who returns as a zombie to meet Missy McCloud, the ...more
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The Whole Wide World is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Renée Zellweger, Vincent D'Onofrio, Harve Presnell
The Whole Wide World is a 1996 American film depicting the relationship between pulp fiction writer Robert E. Howard and schoolteacher Novalyne Price Ellis. The film was adapted by Michael Scott ...more
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Case 39 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Bradley Cooper, Renée Zellweger, Ian McShane
Case 39 is a 2009 American psychological horror film directed by Christian Alvart, and stars Renée Zellweger, Jodelle Ferland, Bradley Cooper and Ian McShane. The film was shot in ...more
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Shark Tale is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Angelina Jolie, Christina Aguilera, Will Smith
Shark Tale is a 2004 American computer-animated comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation, directed by Vicky Jenson, Bibo Bergeron and Rob Letterman. The film features an ensemble cast Will ...more
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Bridget Jones: The Edge of Rea... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason is a 2004 English-French-American romantic comedy film directed by Beeban Kidron, based on Helen Fielding's novel of the same name. It stars Renée ...more
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New In Town is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Renée Zellweger, Rashida Jones, J.K. Simmons
A Miami businesswoman is transferred to rural Minnesota, and while she is there she re-evaluates her big-city values.
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My Own Love Song is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Renée Zellweger Movies
Renée Zellweger, Nick Nolte, Forest Whitaker
My Own Love Song is a 2010 road movie directed and written by Olivier Dahan and starring Renée Zellweger, Forest Whitaker, Madeline Zima and Nick Nolte. It premiered in Dahan's native ...more