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Quiz: How Well Do You Know Julia Roberts Movies?

posted by Nell Minow

Julia Roberts has been the top female movie star for what seems like decades. She has a smile made for the wide screen and an open-hearted laugh that feels authentically happy and unguarded. As her 43rd movie opens today, how well do you know her work?
1. One thing she can’t do is sing very well. What all-star movie had her try a sad love song?
2. Which of her movies was originally titled “$3000?”
3. In which movie does she play a military officer with a child?
4. In which movie does she rehearse for playing a military officer with a child?
5. She is usually cast in contemporary roles. But in which movie did she play a 19th century housemaid?Julia-Roberts_0.jpg
6. Name two movies where she played a movie star and one where she played a movie star’s sister.
7. In which movie did she describe her “signature colors?”
8. She played characters in which two movies based on classic children’s stories?
9. In which movie was she kidnapped?
10. In which two movies did she play a photographer?

  • Jennifer Howard

    I thought I’d do way better! This should get people started…
    #1 Ocean’s 11?
    #5 Mary Reilly
    #6 Notting Hill and I saw it, but can’t remember the name
    #8 Hook and ?

  • Nell Minow

    A good start, Jennifer! You’re right on #5 and one-third of #6 and half of #8!

  • Susan

    2. Pretty Woman
    4. Notting Hill
    6. Notting Hill and America’s Sweethearts
    7. Steel Magnolias
    8. Charlotte’s Web?
    10. Closer and Step Mom

  • Connie R

    #1 Everyone Says I love You.

  • Nell Minow

    Very good, Connie and Susan!

  • Wei Wong

    for #6, besides “Notting Hill”, she played one in “Full Frontal”

  • Wei Wong

    oh, #3 is “Valentine’s Day” and #9 is “The Mexican”

  • Jill R.

    I maybe too late to add my 10 cents in but here it goes:
    1. No Idea
    2. Pretty Woman
    3. Valentines Day
    4. Notting Hill
    5. Mary (something). Good but strange movie.
    6a. Ocean’s Twelve (she actually played herself) and Notting Hill
    6b. America’s Sweethearts
    7. Steel Magnolias
    8. Hook and Charlotte’s Web
    9. The Mexican
    10. Step Mom.
    How did I do?

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