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List of Renee Zellweger Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Chicago (2002)
53
3
Chicago
PG-13
53
3

This 6 Academy Awards-winning film, an adaption of the Broadway musical Chicago, revolves around jailed murderesses Velma Kelly, a nightclub performer, and Roxie Hart, a starry-eyed housewife. Velma killed her husband and sister for cheating, while Roxie murdered her boyfriend for his false promises of stardom. Represented by same smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn, both compete for fame, publicity and attention of Flynn.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Roxie Hart
Director:
Rob Marshall
Genres:
Crime, Musical, Comedy
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
2. Jerry Maguire (1996)
49
2
Jerry Maguire
TV-14
49
2

When a 35-year-old sports agent working for Sports Management International (SMI) experiences a life-altering epiphany and decides to change the course of his career, all hell breaks loose. Inspired by the real-life story of sports agent Leigh Steinberg, the movie was a critical and commercial hit.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dorothy Boyd
Director:
Cameron Crowe
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
3. Cinderella Man (2005)
38
6
Cinderella Man
PG-13
38
6

This biographical film depicts the rags-to-riches story of boxer James J. Braddock who was forced to give up boxing and take a menial job to survive after fracturing his hand amidst the Great Depression. However, given another opportunity, he stages a major comeback and becomes a symbol of hope by claiming the Heavyweight Championship title.

As:
Cast
Role:
Mae Braddock
Director:
Genres:
Sport, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Russell Crowe, Paul Giamatti, Renée Zellweger, Paddy Considine, Craig Bierko
4. Cold Mountain (2003)
49
6
Cold Mountain
R
49
6

Set in the Civil War era, Cold Mountain is a period drama that revolves around a Confederate soldier as he makes an epic journey back to his beloved, who is also trying to rebuild her life in the face of trouble and danger. Starring Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and Renée Zellweger, it is a touching saga of love and war.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ruby Thewes
Director:
Anthony Minghella
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, History, War, Romance
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
5. Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
41
3
Bridget Jones's Diary
R
41
3

Based on Helen Fielding’s 1996 novel, the movie follows Bridget Jones, a 32 year old single woman employed at a publishing house. She is struggling with her weight, drinking and smoking issues and has no man in her life. When she is rejected by Mark, she decides to deal with her problems as her New Year resolution, and begins to keep a diary.

As:
Cast
Role:
Bridget Jones
Director:
Sharon Maguire
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Renée Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Celia Imrie, James Faulkner
6. Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)
50
9
Same Kind of Different as Me
PG-13
50
9
As:
Cast
Role:
Deborah Hall
Director:
Michael Carney
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Greg Kinnear, Olivia Holt, Jon Voight, Renée Zellweger, Djimon Hounsou
7. Miss Potter (2006)
34
7
Miss Potter
PG
34
7

This biographical drama film tells the story of Beatrix Potter, author of the children’s book The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Although she started writing stories as a child, she never got any recognition. However, her life takes an interesting turn, when a publisher decides to compile and publish her stories.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Beatrix Potter
Director:
Chris Noonan
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Ewan McGregor, Emily Watson, Renée Zellweger, Barbara Flynn, Bill Paterson
8. New in Town (2009)
57
6
New in Town
PG
57
6

New in Town is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of a businesswoman from Miami, Florida who is sent to a small town in Minnesota to oversee the restructuring of a manufacturing plant. She tries to adjust to her new life, but things get complicated when she is ordered to close down the plant, which would put the entire community out of work.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lucy Hill
Director:
Jonas Elmer
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Harry Connick Jr., J.K. Simmons, Renée Zellweger, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Mike O'Brien
9. Judy (2018)
18
-1
Judy
PG-13
18
-1
As:
Cast
Role:
Judy Garland
Director:
Rupert Goold
Genres:
Drama, Musical, Biography, Romance
Star Cast:
Renée Zellweger, Rufus Sewell, Michael Gambon, Finn Wittrock, Jessie Buckley
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama, Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, BAFTA Award for Best Leading Actress
10. Dazed and Confused (1993)
12
8
Dazed and Confused
R
12
8

Dazed and Confused is a coming-of-age comedy film that follows the activities of students on the last day of academic year at Lee High School in Texas in 1976. The seniors delight in hazing the new students, especially Mitch Kramer. They enjoy an evening roaming around a pool hall and follow it up with a keg party.

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Linklater
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
11. One True Thing (1998)
23
6
One True Thing
R
23
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Ellen Gulden
Director:
Carl Franklin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lauren Graham, Meryl Streep, Renée Zellweger, William Hurt, Tom Everett Scott
12. The Whole Wide World (1996)
17
8
The Whole Wide World
PG
17
8
As:
Cast
Role:
Novalyne Price
Director:
Dan Ireland
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Biography
Star Cast:
Renée Zellweger, Vincent D'Onofrio, Harve Presnell, Ann Wedgeworth, Benjamin Mouton
13. Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
24
5
Me, Myself & Irene
R
24
5

Charlie Baileygates is a veteran Rhode Island state trooper who has been taken advantage of by those around him. Due to years of abuse, Charlie develops a split personality named Hank. Would a psychiatrist be able to help him? 

As:
Cast
Role:
Irene
Director:
Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jim Carrey, Anthony Anderson, Chris Cooper, Traylor Howard, Renée Zellweger, Mongo Brownlee, Jerod Mixon
14. Bridget Jones's Baby (2016)
21
5
Bridget Jones's Baby
R
21
5

Bridget Jones, over forty years old and once again single, decides to embrace her single life and while attending a music festival has a one night stand with a dashing man called Jack.  Later she meets her ex husband, Mark and also spends a night with him. So, when she discovers that she is pregnant she cannot figure out who her child’s father is. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Bridget
Director:
Sharon Maguire
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Patrick Dempsey, Emma Thompson, Colin Firth, Renée Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent, Sally Phillips
15. White Oleander (2002)
9
7
White Oleander
PG-13
9
7

White Oleander is a drama film, which tells the story of a teenage girl named Astrid who is highly dependent on her single mother Ingrid. However, Ingrid gets arrested and is eventually sentenced to prison for poisoning her boyfriend, after which Astrid goes through a series of different foster homes.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Kosminsky
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Michelle Pfeiffer, Melissa McCarthy, Robin Wright, Billy Connolly, Amy Aquino, John Billingsley, Elisa Bocanegra
16. A Price Above Rubies (1998)
18
7
A Price Above Rubies
R
18
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Sonia Horowitz
Director:
Boaz Yakin
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Edie Falco, Michael Stuhlbarg, Renée Zellweger, Christopher Eccleston, Julianna Margulies, Allen Payne
17. Appaloosa (2008)
12
6
Appaloosa
R
12
6

Based on an eponymous novel, the film is set in the small town of Appaloosa, which is being terrorized by a local rancher. Eventually the townspeople hire Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch to regain the control of the town and agree to follow their rules. As they start working, Allison French arrives in town, complicating their job and their relationship.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Ed Harris
Genres:
Romance, Western, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Viggo Mortensen, Jeremy Irons, Renée Zellweger, Robert Jauregui, Timothy V. Murphy, Luce Rains
18. Case 39 (2009)
19
2
Case 39
R
19
2

Social worker, Emily Jenkins, saves Lillith Sullivan from being burned alive by her parents. Emily takes Lillith home to take care of her but soon finds that everyone close to her, who comes in contact with Lillith starts dying. When Emily confronts Lillith’s parents, she finds out that Lillith is actually a succubus like demon and Emily must kill her. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Emily Jenkins
Director:
Christian Alvart
Genres:
Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Ian McShane, Bradley Cooper, Renée Zellweger, Jodelle Ferland, Callum Keith Rennie
19. Deceiver (1997)
8
1
Deceiver
R
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Elizabeth
Director:
Jonas Pate, Josh Pate
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Tim Roth, Renée Zellweger, Michael Rooker, Ellen Burstyn, Chris Penn
20. Empire Records (1995)
8
2
Empire Records
PG-13
8
2

Employees working at a small record shop, help their manager collect money in order to buy the enterprise. However, now they must again unite to fight off a corporate giant. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Allan Moyle
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tobey Maguire, Liv Tyler, Renée Zellweger, Johnny Whitworth, Debi Mazar, Robin Tunney
21. Nurse Betty (2000)
17
1
Nurse Betty
R
17
1

After witnessing her husband's murder, a Kansas waitress suffers a nervous breakdown and takes on the personality of a character from her favourite TV show. She begins to identify herself as a nurse and stalks the actor who plays a doctor on the show.

As:
Cast
Role:
Betty Sizemore
Director:
Neil LaBute
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
22. The Whole Truth (2016)
16
2
The Whole Truth
R
16
2

The Whole Truth is a mystery crime drama thriller film which tells the story of an attorney named Richard Ramsey, who is attempting to acquit a teenager who has been accused of murdering his own father. Meanwhile, Richard’s new colleague, Janelle, starts uncovering some disturbing facts regarding the case.

As:
Cast
Role:
Loretta
Director:
Courtney Hunt
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Keanu Reeves, Jim Belushi, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Renée Zellweger, James Belushi, Gabriel Basso
23. Down with Love (2003)
15
4
Down with Love
PG-13
15
4

In 1962, an aspiring feminist author, writes a book on disadvantages of love, encouraging women to seek fulfillment in independence and achievement and also teaching them to enjoy free sex. As expected, most men are uncomfortable with her ideas, one among them being a playboy journalist, who decides to prove she is a fraud. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Barbara Novak
Director:
Peyton Reed
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Chris Parnell, Sarah Paulson, Ewan McGregor, Renée Zellweger, David Hyde Pierce, Rachel Dratch
25. My One and Only (2009)
7
5
My One and Only
PG-13
7
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Anne Devereaux
Director:
Richard Loncraine
Genres:
Romance, Adventure, Drama, Comedy, Biography
Star Cast:
Troy Garity, Kevin Bacon, Logan Lerman, Renée Zellweger, David Koechner
26. 8 Seconds (1994)
5
1
8 Seconds
PG-13
5
1
As:
Cast
Director:
John G. Avildsen
Genres:
Sport, Western, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Luke Perry, Stephen Baldwin, Carrie Snodgress, Renée Zellweger, James Rebhorn, Cameron Finley, Dustin Mayfield
27. Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)
16
3
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
R
16
3

Bridget Jones is in a happy relationship with Mark but the sudden arrival of Mark’s assistant, Rebecca Giles, plays on her insecurities and drives a wedge between the two. When on a Thailand trip Bridget reconnects with her deceitful ex, Daniel and gets arrested, Mark comes to her rescue. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Bridget Jones
Director:
Beeban Kidron
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jacinda Barrett, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Renée Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent, James Faulkner
28. Leatherheads (2008)
12
2
Leatherheads
PG-13
12
2

Leatherheads is a romantic comedy sports film which tells the story of an enterprising pro football player who convinces a college football star to play for his team.  

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
John Krasinski, Jonathan Pryce, George Clooney, Renée Zellweger, David de Vries, Rick Forrester
29. Love and a .45 (1994)
7
4
Love and a .45
R
7
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Starlene Cheatham
Director:
C.M. Talkington
Genres:
Romance, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Peter Fonda, Renée Zellweger, Jace Alexander, Gil Bellows, Rory Cochrane, Jeffrey Combs
30. My Own Love Song (2010)
9
0
My Own Love Song
PG-13
9
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Jane Wyatt
Director:
Olivier Dahan
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Nick Nolte, Forest Whitaker, Renée Zellweger, Annie Parisse, Madeline Zima
31. The Bachelor (1999)
8
5
The Bachelor
PG-13
8
5

A young man finds out that his grandfather has passed away, and left him the family business only under the condition that he gets married by 6:05 pm on his 30th birthday. Now, despite his commitment-phobic nature, he sets out to find a bride in less than one day.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Anne Arden
Director:
Gary Sinyor
Genres:
Comedy
32. The Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1994)
4
5
The Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre
R
4
5

While returning from their prom night, a group of teenagers experience a car crash in the Texas Woods. They have no option but to look for help, and they soon find an old farmhouse. However, they are unaware of the fact that it is home to Leatherface, and his insane family of bloodthirsty psychopaths.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jenny
Director:
Kim Henkel
Genres:
Horror, Comedy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Matthew McConaughey, Renée Zellweger, Robert Jacks, Tonie Perensky, Joe Stevens

TV Movie(s)

1. Cinnamon Girl (2013)
7
3
Cinnamon Girl
7
3
As:
Producer, Writer
Director:
Gavin O'Connor
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Todd Stashwick, Alexis Knapp, Allie MacDonald, Jamie McShane, Suzanne Ford
3. A Taste for Killing (1992)
5
3
A Taste for Killing
R
5
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Lou Antonio
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Jason Bateman, Renée Zellweger, Michael Biehn, Henry Thomas, Helen Cates
4. Shake, Rattle and Rock! (1994)
6
3
Shake, Rattle and Rock!
PG-13
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Susan
Director:
Allan Arkush
Genres:
Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Renée Zellweger, Max Perlich, Howie Mandel, Patricia Childress, Latanyia Baldwin

Animation(s)

Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
Monsters vs. Aliens
PG
Plot:

Far away in space, an unknown planet explodes sending a meteorite towards earth which strikes a bride just before her wedding ceremony. Her appearance changes, the authorities take charge of her and soon she finds herself in a secret facility with monsters of all shapes and sizes.

As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Letterman, Conrad Vernon
Genres:
Adventure, Animation, Family, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Action
Bee Movie (2007)
Bee Movie
PG
Plot:

After graduating from college, bee Barry B. Benson finds the prospects of a career in honey making most uninspiring. Breaking the bee-rule, he talks to a human, florist Vanessa Bloome, who saves his life. As he learns from her that humans consume honey and have been exploiting bees since centuries, Barry gathers evidence to file a suit against humans.

As:
Cast
Role:
Vanessa Bloome
Director:
Steve Hickner, Simon J. Smith
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Adventure, Animation
Shark Tale (2004)
Shark Tale
TV-PG
Plot:

Violent shark Frankie is accidentally killed while trying to convince his vegetarian brother Lenny to become a killer like the rest of the family by eating the small fish Oscar. Oscar exploits the situation by claiming to have killed the shark himself, only to find out that he was the son of fearsome crime lord Don Edward Lino.

As:
Cast
Role:
Angie
Director:
Bibo Bergeron, Vicky Jenson, Rob Letterman
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Club Oscar (2005)
Club Oscar
As:
Cast
Role:
Angie
Director:
Bibo Bergeron, Vicky Jenson, Rob Letterman
Genres:
Animation, Short, Comedy, Music, Family
Star Cast:

TV Shows and Videos

Bridget Jones Interviews Colin Firth (2005)
Bridget Jones Interviews Colin Firth
As:
Cast
Role:
Bridget Jones
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Colin Firth, Renée Zellweger
Murder in the Heartland (1993)
Murder in the Heartland
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Markowitz
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Randy Quaid, Brian Dennehy, Tim Roth, Renée Zellweger, Bob Gunton, Roberts Blossom

Renee Zellweger Awards

Academy Awards
Judy Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role 2020
Cold Mountain Best Actress in a Supporting Role 2004
Golden Globe Awards
Judy Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama 2020
Cold Mountain Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2004
Chicago Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 2003
Nurse Betty Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 2001
People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Leading Lady 2005
BAFTA Awards
Judy Best Leading Actress 2020
Cold Mountain Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role 2004