With more than three decades of career, actress Julia Roberts celebrates 55 years a few weeks away from finalizing her return to the big screen with a romantic comedy, the genre in which she has excelled the most.

Winner of the Oscar for Best Actress; three Golden Globes in the categories Best Actress in a Drama, Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, and Best Supporting Actress; a BAFTA for best actress; and an Actors Guild award for best leading actress, her time on the big screen has not gone unnoticed. Below is a selection of her best works and where to find them.

My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997), available on HBO Max. In PJ Hogan’s comedy, Julia takes on the role of Julianne Potter, a woman who has spent her entire life in love with her best friend, Michael O’Neal (Dermot Mulroney), and will do everything in her power to prevent his marriage. wedding with the lovely Kimberly Wallace (Cameron Diaz). And this plan will have the complicity of her friend George (Rupert Everett).

A Place Called Notting Hill (1999), available on Netflix.

Directed by Roger Michell, Julia put herself in the shoes of Ana Scott, a famous actress whose life changes after meeting William Thacker (Hugh Grant), the owner of a bookstore in the London neighborhood of Notting Hill. .

This encounter will show them that they can find love where they least expected it, but the consequences of the exposure will not be easy.
Erin Brockovich, a Bold Woman (2000), available on HBO Max.

This project marked a change in her career and earned her an Oscar for Best Actress, a Golden Globe, a Bafta and a Screen Actors Guild award. Based on a true story, Julia played a single mother who fights against a powerful corporation to help the neighbors of her town.
Eat, Pray, Love (2010), available on Netflix. This is a film based on the biographical novel by Elizabeth Gilbert, in which Roberts puts himself in the shoes of a woman who, after a difficult divorce, embarks on a journey through the world in search of good food, spirituality and true love to know what he really wants for his life. Directed by Ryan Murphy, it completes its cast with Javier Bardem, James Franco and Viola Davis, among others.

Passage to paradise (2022), available in movie theaters. This year Roberts returned to the screen with a romantic comedy, from the hand of George Clooney.
“It wasn’t just a matter of finding good material, my husband’s work schedule and the children’s school hours and summer vacations also came into the equation. It wasn’t just ‘I want to do this’. I feel proud to be at home with my family and consider myself a housewife,” she recounted proudly.
“But as my kids get older, especially my daughter, I have a responsibility to show them that I can be creative and that’s important to me,” she added. With more mature characters, the actors play a couple who travel to Bali to prevent their daughter from making the same mistake as them: getting married.