Sandra Bullock broke into the cinematic scene in 1987 playing Lisa Edwards in Hangmen. Although the movie wasn’t a success, it did help launch a career that culminated with an Academy Award win for The Blind Side in 2009. Four years later she was again nominated for an Oscar for her performance in Gravity, a movie carried by the weight of her gut-wrenching performance. With 57 current acting credits to her name, it can be tricky to start your Sandra Bullock education. Luckily for you, we went to Rotten Tomatoes to find her highest scores to help you out!
Gravity – 96 Percent Fresh
In 2013, Sandra Bullock starred in Gravity, a harrowing film directed by Alfonso Cuaron that was nominated for ten Academy Awards. Bullock played an astronaut stranded in space alone trying to get back home.
Billed as starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, the movie was essentially a one-woman show. Clooney appeared in the beginning in a role that amounted to a glorified cameo. If you want to see the true power of Bullock’s abilities and have a good cry while you’re at it, then cozy up to Gravity.