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Sandra Bullock’s 10 Most Profitable Roles

'Miss Congeniality' star Sandra Bullock rose to fame in the 1990s and ever since she has been a staple in Hollywood.

Hollywood star Sandra Bullock rose to fame in the 1990s and ever since she has been a staple in Hollywood. Over the course of her career, she has starred in numerous blockbusters and recently there were even rumors that she will join the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Either way, Bullock is a Hollywood legend with a net worth of $250 million and an impressive acting portfolio.

Today, we’re taking a look at just which of the movies the actress starred in ended up making the most at the box office. From Speed to Ocean’s 8 — keep on scrolling for Sandra Bullock’s most profitable roles!

10 ‘Speed 2: Cruise Control’ — Box Office: $164.5 Million

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Kicking the list off is the 1997 action thriller movie Speed 2: Cruise Control which is a sequel to 1994’s Speed. In it, Sandra Bullock portrays Annie Porter and she stars alongside Jason Patric, Willem Dafoe, Temuera Morrison, Glenn Plummer, and Brian McCardie. Currently, it has a 3.9 rating on IMDb. Speed 2: Cruise Control was made on a budget of $110–160 million and it ended up making $164.5 million at the box office.

‘While You Were Sleeping’ — Box Office: $182 Million

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Next on the list is the 1995 rom-com While You Were Sleeping in which Sandra Bullock portrays Lucy Eleanor Moderatz. Besides Bullock, the movie also stars Bill Pullman, Peter Gallagher, Peter Boyle, Glynis Johns, and Jack Warden. The movie follows a Chicago Transit Authority token collector who gets mistaken for the fiancée of a coma patient and it currently has a 6.7 rating on IMDb. While You Were Sleeping was made on a budget of $17 million and it ended up earning $182 million at the box office.

‘Two Weeks Notice’ — Box Office: $199 Million

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Let’s move on to the 2002 rom-com Two Weeks Notice. In it, Sandra Bullock plays Lucy Kelson and she stars alongside Hugh Grant, Alicia Witt, Dana Ivey, Robert Klein, and Heather Burns.

The movie follows a lawyer who decides to quit her job after not being appreciated and it currently has a 6.2 rating on IMDb. Two Weeks Notice was made on a budget of $60 million and it ended up making $199 million at the box office.

‘Miss Congeniality’ — Box Office: $212.8 Million

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The 2000 comedy movie Miss Congeniality in which Sandra Bullock portrays FBI Special Agent Gracie Hart is next. Besides Bullock, the movie stars Michael Caine, Benjamin Bratt, Candice Bergen, William Shatner, and Ernie Hudson. Miss Congeniality tells the story of an FBI agent who goes undercover as a contestant at the Miss United States pageant — and it currently has a 6.3 rating on IMDb. The movie was made on a budget of $45 million and it ended up making $212.8 million at the box office. This role was one of Sandra Bullock’s highest-paying roles.

‘The Heat’ — Box Office: $229.9 Million

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Next on the list is the 2013 buddy-cop action-comedy The Heat. In it, Sandra Bullock plays Sarah Ashburn and she stars alongside Melissa McCarthy, Demián Bichir, Marlon Wayans, Michael Rapaport, and Dan Bakkedahl. The movie follows an FBI Special Agent and a Boston Detective who are forced to work together — and it currently has a 6.6 rating on IMDb. The Heat was made on a budget of $43 million and it ended up making $229.9 million at the box office.

‘Ocean’s 8’ — Box Office: $297.7 Million

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Opening up the top five on today’s list is the 2018 heist comedy Ocean’s 8 in which Sandra Bullock plays Deborah “Debbie” Ocean. Besides Bullock, the movie also stars Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna, and Helena Bonham Carter. Ocean’s 8 follows a group of women who plan a heist at the annual Met Gala — and it currently has a 6.3 rating on IMDb. The movie was made on a budget of $70 million and it ended up making $297.7 million at the box office.

‘The Blind Side’ — Box Office: $309.2 Million

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Let’s move on to the 2009 biographical sports drama The Blind Side. In it, Sandra Bullock portrays Leigh Anne Tuohy and she stars alongside Tim McGraw, Quinton Aaron, Kathy Bates, Jae Head, and Lily Collins.

The movie tells the life story of former American football player Michael Oher and it currently has a 7.6 rating on IMDb. The Blind Side was made on a budget of $29 million and it ended up earning $309.2 million at the box office.

‘The Proposal’ — Box Office: $317.4 Million

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Opening up the top three on today’s list is the 2009 rom-com The Proposal in which Sandra Bullock plays Margaret Tate. Besides Bullock, the movie also stars Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Malin Åkerman, Craig T. Nelson, Mary Steenburgen, and Betty White. The Proposal tells the story of a boss who wants to marry her young assistant to avoid deportation to Canada — and it currently has a 6.7 rating on IMDb. The movie was made on a budget of $40 million and it ended up making $317.4 million at the box office.

‘Speed’ — Box Office: $350.4 Million

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The runner-up on today’s list is the 1994 action thriller Speed in which Sandra Bullock plays Annie Porter. Besides Bullock, the movie stars Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper, Joe Morton, Jeff Daniels, and Richard Lineback. Speed follows a police officer who is trying to prevent a bomb from exploding by keeping the speed of a bus above 50 mph — and it currently has a 7.2 rating on IMDb. The movie was made on a budget of $30–37 million and it ended up earning $350.4 million at the box office.

‘Gravity’ — Box Office: $723.2 Million

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And finally, wrapping the list up is the 2013 sci-fi thriller Gravity for which the actress earned $70 million. In the movie, Sandra Bullock plays Dr. Ryan Stone and she stars alongside George Clooney, Ed Harris, Orto Ignatiussen, Phaldut Sharma, and Amy Warren. The movie follows two astronauts who are stranded in space and it currently has a 7.7 rating on IMDb. Gravity was made on a budget of $80–130 million and it ended up making a whopping $723.2 million at the box office.

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