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List of Renee Zellweger Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Jerry Maguire (1996)
66
4
Jerry Maguire
TV-14
66
4

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.

Role:
Dorothy Boyd
Directed By:
Cameron Crowe
2. Chicago (2002)
63
5
Chicago
PG-13
63
5

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.   

Role:
Roxie Hart
Directed By:
Rob Marshall
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
3. Cinderella Man (2005)
46
6
Cinderella Man
PG-13
46
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.

Role:
Mae Braddock
Starring:
Russell Crowe, Paul Giamatti, Renée Zellweger, Paddy Considine, Craig Bierko
Directed By:
4. Cold Mountain (2003)
58
6
Cold Mountain
R
58
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.

Role:
Ruby Thewes
Directed By:
Anthony Minghella
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)
55
6
Bridget Jones's Diary
R
55
6

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.

Role:
Bridget Jones
Starring:
Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Renée Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Celia Imrie, James Faulkner
Directed By:
Sharon Maguire
6. Miss Potter (2006)
50
7
Miss Potter
PG
50
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.

Role:
Beatrix Potter
Starring:
Ewan McGregor, Emily Watson, Renée Zellweger, Barbara Flynn, Bill Paterson
Directed By:
Chris Noonan
7. Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)
62
9
Same Kind of Different as Me
PG-13
62
9
Role:
Deborah Hall
Starring:
Greg Kinnear, Olivia Holt, Jon Voight, Renée Zellweger, Djimon Hounsou
Directed By:
Michael Carney
8. New in Town (2009)
73
9
New in Town
PG
73
9

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.

Role:
Lucy Hill
Starring:
Harry Connick Jr., J.K. Simmons, Renée Zellweger, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Mike O'Brien
Directed By:
Jonas Elmer
9. Judy (2018)
29
-1
Judy
PG-13
29
-1
Role:
Judy Garland
Starring:
Renée Zellweger, Rufus Sewell, Michael Gambon, Finn Wittrock, Jessie Buckley
Directed By:
Rupert Goold
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)
16
10
Dazed and Confused
R
16
10

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.

Starring:
Directed By:
Richard Linklater
11. One True Thing (1998)
27
7
One True Thing
R
27
7

Ellen is forced by her father, to take care of her cancer stricken mother, Kate. Its during that time she reassesses her parents life and the three of them embark upon a journey of self-discovery and love.

Role:
Ellen Gulden
Starring:
Lauren Graham, Meryl Streep, Renée Zellweger, William Hurt, Tom Everett Scott
Directed By:
Carl Franklin
12. The Whole Wide World (1996)
23
9
The Whole Wide World
PG
23
9
Role:
Novalyne Price
Starring:
Renée Zellweger, Vincent D'Onofrio, Harve Presnell, Ann Wedgeworth, Benjamin Mouton
Directed By:
Dan Ireland
13. Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
33
7
Me, Myself & Irene
R
33
7

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? 

Role:
Irene
Starring:
Jim Carrey, Anthony Anderson, Chris Cooper, Traylor Howard, Renée Zellweger, Mongo Brownlee, Jerod Mixon
Directed By:
Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
14. Bridget Jones's Baby (2016)
30
5
Bridget Jones's Baby
R
30
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. 

Role:
Bridget
Starring:
Patrick Dempsey, Emma Thompson, Joanna Scanlan, Colin Firth, Renée Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent
Directed By:
Sharon Maguire
15. A Price Above Rubies (1998)
25
8
A Price Above Rubies
R
25
8
Role:
Sonia Horowitz
Starring:
Edie Falco, Michael Stuhlbarg, Renée Zellweger, Christopher Eccleston, Julianna Margulies, Allen Payne
Directed By:
Boaz Yakin
16. White Oleander (2002)
12
8
White Oleander
PG-13
12
8

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.  

Starring:
Michelle Pfeiffer, Melissa McCarthy, Robin Wright, Billy Connolly, Amy Aquino, John Billingsley, Elisa Bocanegra
Directed By:
Peter Kosminsky
17. Case 39 (2009)
26
4
Case 39
R
26
4

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. 

Role:
Emily Jenkins
Starring:
Ian McShane, Bradley Cooper, Renée Zellweger, Jodelle Ferland, Callum Keith Rennie
Directed By:
Christian Alvart
18. Appaloosa (2008)
17
7
Appaloosa
R
17
7

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.  

Starring:
Viggo Mortensen, Jeremy Irons, Ariadna Gil, Renée Zellweger, Robert Jauregui, Timothy V. Murphy, Luce Rains
Directed By:
Ed Harris
19. Empire Records (1995)
13
3
Empire Records
PG-13
13
3

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. 

Starring:
Tobey Maguire, Liv Tyler, Renée Zellweger, Johnny Whitworth, Debi Mazar, Robin Tunney
Directed By:
Allan Moyle
20. Deceiver (1997)
13
3
Deceiver
R
13
3

When a prostitute is found dead, with her body cut in two parts, the only suspect is James Wayland, the heir to a textile company. Detective Edward Kennesaw who investigates the case finds that Wayland is a compulsive liar who is also prone to memory losses as well as periods of heavy violence.    

Role:
Elizabeth
Starring:
Tim Roth, Renée Zellweger, Michael Rooker, Ellen Burstyn, Chris Penn
Directed By:
Jonas Pate, Josh Pate
21. Nurse Betty (2000)
22
3
Nurse Betty
R
22
3

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.

Role:
Betty Sizemore
Starring:
Morgan Freeman, Chris Rock, Allison Janney, Crispin Glover, Aaron Eckhart, Greg Kinnear, Renée Zellweger
Directed By:
Neil LaBute
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
22. The Whole Truth (2016)
20
2
The Whole Truth
R
20
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.

Role:
Loretta
Starring:
Keanu Reeves, Jim Belushi, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Renée Zellweger, James Belushi, Gabriel Basso
Directed By:
Courtney Hunt
23. Down with Love (2003)
21
6
Down with Love
PG-13
21
6

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. 

Role:
Barbara Novak
Starring:
Chris Parnell, Sarah Paulson, Jeri Ryan, Ewan McGregor, Renée Zellweger, David Hyde Pierce, Rachel Dratch
Directed By:
Peyton Reed
24. My One and Only (2009)
12
5
My One and Only
PG-13
12
5

My One and Only is an adventure romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of a mother of two sons, who leaves her unfaithful husband. Hoping to find a better man to support her and her sons, she embarks on a road trip across America, and eventually ends up in Hollywood.

Role:
Anne Devereaux
Starring:
Kevin Bacon, Troy Garity, Logan Lerman, Renée Zellweger, David Koechner
Directed By:
Richard Loncraine
25. Reality Bites (1994)
11
5
Reality Bites
PG-13
11
5

Reality Bites is a romantic comedy film, which tells the story of an aspiring videographer working on a documentary about the unvoiced lives of her friends, roommates as well as herself.  

Starring:
Ethan Hawke, Winona Ryder, Keith David, Anne Meara, Swoosie Kurtz, David Spade, Ben Stiller
Directed By:
26. 8 Seconds (1994)
9
1
8 Seconds
PG-13
9
1

8 Seconds is a biographical sports drama film which tells the story of Bull rider Lane Frost, who, despite facing several struggles in his life, sets out to become the world rodeo champion at the 1987 PRCA Bull Riding World Championship in Oklahoma.

Starring:
Luke Perry, Stephen Baldwin, Carrie Snodgress, Renée Zellweger, James Rebhorn, Cameron Finley, Dustin Mayfield
Directed By:
John G. Avildsen
27. Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)
23
4
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
R
23
4

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. 

Role:
Bridget Jones
Starring:
Jacinda Barrett, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Renée Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent, James Faulkner
Directed By:
Beeban Kidron
28. Leatherheads (2008)
16
2
Leatherheads
PG-13
16
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.  

Starring:
John Krasinski, Jonathan Pryce, George Clooney, Renée Zellweger, David de Vries, Rick Forrester
Directed By:
29. Love and a .45 (1994)
11
4
Love and a .45
R
11
4
Role:
Starlene Cheatham
Starring:
Peter Fonda, Renée Zellweger, Jace Alexander, Gil Bellows, Rory Cochrane, Jeffrey Combs
Directed By:
C.M. Talkington
30. My Own Love Song (2010)
12
0
My Own Love Song
PG-13
12
0
Role:
Jane Wyatt
Starring:
Nick Nolte, Forest Whitaker, Renée Zellweger, Annie Parisse, Madeline Zima
Directed By:
Olivier Dahan
31. The Bachelor (1999)
11
5
The Bachelor
PG-13
11
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.  

Role:
Anne Arden
Starring:
Jennifer Esposito, Hal Holbrook, Marley Shelton, Brooke Shields, James Cromwell, Sarah Silverman, Ed Asner
Directed By:
Gary Sinyor
32. The Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1994)
7
7
The Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre
R
7
7

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.

Role:
Jenny
Starring:
Matthew McConaughey, Renée Zellweger, Robert Jacks, Tonie Perensky, Joe Stevens
Directed By:
Kim Henkel
33. Berlin, I Love You (2018)
6
0
Berlin, I Love You
R
6
0
Starring:
Sibel Kekilli, Helen Mirren, Luke Wilson, Dianna Agron, Keira Knightley, Diego Luna, Mickey Rourke
34. Blue Night (2018)
7
5
Blue Night
7
5
Starring:
Sarah Jessica Parker, Jacqueline Bisset, Simon Baker, Renée Zellweger, Taylor Kinney
Directed By:
Fabien Constant
35. The Low Life (1995)
7
2
The Low Life
R
7
2
Starring:
James Thomas Patrick Walsh, Sean Astin, Kyra Sedgwick, Renée Zellweger, Rory Cochrane, Ron Livingston
Directed By:
George Hickenlooper

TV Movie(s)

1. Cinnamon Girl (2013)
8
3
Cinnamon Girl
8
3
Starring:
Todd Stashwick, Alexis Knapp, Allie MacDonald, Jamie McShane, Suzanne Ford
Directed By:
Gavin O'Connor
2. Living Proof (2008)
9
3
Living Proof
9
3
Starring:
Jennifer Coolidge, Bernadette Peters, Amanda Bynes, Angie Harmon, Harry Connick Jr., Swoosie Kurtz, Tammy Blanchard
Directed By:
Dan Ireland
3. A Taste for Killing (1992)
8
3
A Taste for Killing
R
8
3
Starring:
Jason Bateman, Renée Zellweger, Michael Biehn, Henry Thomas, Helen Cates
Directed By:
Lou Antonio
4. Shake, Rattle and Rock! (1994)
8
3
Shake, Rattle and Rock!
PG-13
8
3
Role:
Susan
Starring:
Renée Zellweger, Max Perlich, Howie Mandel, Patricia Childress, Latanyia Baldwin
Directed By:
Allan Arkush

Animation(s)

King of the Hill (1997)
King of the Hill
TV-14
Starring:
Phyllis Diller, Tara Strong, Mimi Rogers, Laura Linney, Eliza Dushku, Ed Begley Jr., Tom Arnold
Directed By:
Wesley Archer, Klay Hall, Tricia Garcia, Kyoung Hee Lim, Adam Kuhlman
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.

Starring:
Paul Rudd, Hugh Laurie, Amy Poehler, Will Arnett, Jeffrey Tambor, Kiefer Sutherland, Ed Helms
Directed By:
Rob Letterman, Conrad Vernon
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.

Role:
Vanessa Bloome
Starring:
Matthew Broderick, Jim Cummings, Jerry Seinfeld, Kathy Bates, Patrick Warburton, Ray Liotta, John Goodman
Directed By:
Steve Hickner, Simon J. Smith
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.

Role:
Angie
Starring:
Will Smith, Angelina Jolie, Peter Falk, Jack Black, Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Renée Zellweger
Directed By:
Bibo Bergeron, Vicky Jenson, Rob Letterman
Club Oscar (2005)
Club Oscar
Role:
Angie
Starring:
Robert De Niro, Will Smith, Martin Scorsese, Renée Zellweger
Directed By:
Bibo Bergeron, Vicky Jenson, Rob Letterman

TV Shows and Videos

Bridget Jones Interviews Colin Firth (2005)
Bridget Jones Interviews Colin Firth
Role:
Bridget Jones
Starring:
Colin Firth, Renée Zellweger
Murder in the Heartland (1993)
Murder in the Heartland
Starring:
Randy Quaid, Brian Dennehy, Tim Roth, Renée Zellweger, Bob Gunton, Roberts Blossom
Directed By:
Robert Markowitz
Rebel Highway (1994)
Rebel Highway
Starring:
Adrien Brody, Shannen Doherty, Julie Bowen, Alyssa Milano, Matt LeBlanc, David Arquette, Roger Corman
Directed By:
Uli Edel, Jonathan Kaplan, Robert Rodriguez, Allan Arkush, William Friedkin

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