A series of interlocking stories set in Los Angeles about romantic relationships in Los Angeles features Julia Roberts as a woman who meets Bradley Cooper on a plane; Hector Elizondo and Shirley MacLaine as a long-married couple; Jessica Alba as a woman who decides to spend the day alone at a hotel; Jamie Foxx as a television reporter who works with a dateless Jessica Biel; Jennifer Garner as a woman questioning her relationship; and Patrick Dempsey, Ashton Kutcher, Anne Hathaway, Emma Roberts and Eric Dane as confused lovelorn L.A. citizens. Directed by Garry Marshall. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 2010.
Julia Roberts in Valentine's Day
Ray Koval (Clive Owen) and Claire Stenwick (Julia Roberts) are two former government agents who have retired from international intelligence and become corporate spies. When both of their bosses set their sights on gaining control of a secret formula, the former lovers find themselves facing off for the prize. But, as the stakes rise, there's no denying their chemistry, and the pair ultimately decide to work together on an elaborate con. Directed by Tony Gilroy. With Tom Wilkinson, Paul Giamatti, Carrie Preston, Thomas McCarthy and Ulrich Thomsen. Categories: Thriller, Drama, Romance. Year: 2009.
Julia Roberts in Duplicity
In the early 1980s, Charlie Wilson (Tom Hanks), a womanizing US congressional representative from Texas is persuaded by his major conservative supporter, Joanne Herring (Julia Roberts), to assist rebels in Afghanistan in their plight against the Soviet Union. With the help of maverick CIA agent Gust Avrakotos (Philip Seymour Hoffman), Wilson dedicates himself to supplying the Afghan mujahideen with the weapons and support. But, along the way toward victory, Wilson discovers that every war has unforeseen consequences. Directed by Mike Nichols. With Amy Adams. Categories: Drama, Politics. Year: 2007.
Julia Roberts in Charlie Wilson's War
Young Lucas Nickle is the new kid in town. Friendless and harassed by a neighborhood bully, Lucas takes out his frustration by flooding an ant hill in his yard. But, when the ants decide to retaliate by using a magic potion, Lucas is shrunk down to the size of an ant and sentence to live in their colony. Directed by John A. Davis. With Nicolas Cage, Julia Roberts, Paul Giamatti and Meryl Streep. Categories: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy. Year: 2006.
Julia Roberts in The Ant Bully
Wilbur the pig is afraid of ending up on the dinner table. To make sure that it doesn't happen, he teams up with a farm girl named Fern (Dakota Fanning) and a spider named Charlotte (Julia Roberts) to hatch a plan to save his life. Directed by Gary Winick. With Oprah Winfrey, Steve Buscemi, Kathy Bates, John Cleese, Robert Redford and Cedric the Entertainer. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Based on a Novel. Year: 2006.
Julia Roberts in Charlotte's Web
Dan Wolf (Jude Law) meets Alice Ayres (Natalie Portman) after she is hit by a car on a busy London street. A relationship develops between them, until Dan meets Anna Cameron (Julia Roberts). After she snubs his sexual advances, Dan sets up Cameron with Larry Bagley (Clive Owen) and the two fall in love. As time passes, the romances weaken and the four unhappy lovers begin to destroy each other. Directed by Mike Nichols. With Nick Hobbs and Colin Stinton. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 2004.
Julia Roberts in Closer
Daniel Ocean (George Clooney) is forced to regroup his team of con artists and thieves in order to pull off three major European heists and pay back his debt to Terry Benedict (Andy Garcia). Adding to their trouble is a dedicated Europol agent (Catherine Zeta-Jones) and a mysterious rival known as the "Night Fox." To come out on top, Ocean's team will have to prove that they are the best by executing their most difficult heist ever. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. With Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Bernie Mac, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon and Elliott Gould. Categories: Comedy, Crime, Thriller. Year: 2004.
Julia Roberts in Ocean's Twelve
After accepting an art history teaching position at Wellesley in the 1950s, Katherine Ann Watson (Julia Roberts), an independent, modern thinker, sets out to help her female students realize their potential. Despite the school's academic reputation, most of the students still judge their success by how well they are able to marry. Katherine challenges this notion and helps her students look beyond the perception that they should be content with merely being wives and mothers. Directed by Mike Newell. With Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Marcia Gay Harden and Topher Grace. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2003.
Julia Roberts in Mona Lisa Smile
Jerry Welbach (Brad Pitt) can't catch a break. On one side, his mobster boss (Bob Balaban) demands that he travel to Mexico to retrieve a cursed antique gun, or suffer the consequences. On the other side, his girlfriend, Samantha (Julia Roberts), has given him an ultimatum to give up his criminal ways once and for all. Believing that he can only make things right with Samantha if he is alive, Jerry chooses to go after the gun. Finding the cursed piece of metal is easy, but getting it back across the border proves difficult, especially when Samantha is taken hostage by a gay hitman (James Gandolfini). Directed by Gore Verbinski. With Gene Hackman and J.K. Simmons. Categories: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance. Year: 2001.
Julia Roberts in The Mexican
Danny Ocean (George Clooney) is a charismatic master criminal with a plan for the heist of a lifetime. He wants to rob the vault shared by three of Las Vegas's biggest casinos during a huge boxing match, but he can't do it alone. To accomplish his mission, he assembles a group of ten accomplices, including Brad Pitt and Matt Damon, each with a special skill required to get the job done. When it's revealed that the casinos' owner, the ruthless entrepreneur Terry Benedict (Andy Garcia), is dating Ocean's beautiful ex-wife, Tess (Julia Roberts), it becomes clear that the job is about more than money. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. With Bernie Mac, Casey Affleck, Elliott Gould, Scott Caan, Carl Reiner and Don Cheadle. Categories: Comedy, Thriller, Crime. Year: 2001.
Julia Roberts in Ocean's Eleven
Erin Brockovich (Julia Roberts) is an unemployed single mom who convinces her lawyer (Albert Finney) to give her a job after he loses her case. When she begins to investigate the shady dealings of a local corporation, Erin uncovers a conspiracy involving contaminated water that is poisoning a nearby town. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. With Julia Roberts, David Brisbin, Dawn Didawick and Albert Finney. Categories: Politics, Biography, Drama. Year: 2000.
Julia Roberts in Erin Brockovich
Can the owner of a small bookstore in London's multi-cultural Notting Hill neighborhood find love with the biggest star in Hollywood? That's the question in Notting Hill, in which Hugh Grant plays the bookstore owner and Julia Roberts is the actress he meets by chance. Grant and Roberts make for a charming couple in this gentle romantic comedy, but Rhys Ifans gets the biggest laughs as Grant's slacker roommate. Directed by Roger Michell. With Richard McCabe, James Dreyfus and Dylan Moran. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 1999.
Julia Roberts in Notting Hill