Julia Roberts’s good movies, a list refined manually for a fine quality:

Secret in Their Eyes 2015, directed by Billy Ray - good movies with Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, Dean Norris

Secret in Their Eyes (2015)

Directed by Billy Ray – with Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, Dean Norris.

A tight-knit team of rising investigators, along with their supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered. IMDB & related good movies

Larry Crowne (2011), Directed by Tom Hanks - good movies with Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Sarah Mahoney, Roxana Ortega

Larry Crowne (2011)

Directed by Tom Hanks – with Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Sarah Mahoney, Roxana Ortega.

After losing his job, a middle-aged man reinvents himself by going back to college. IMDB & related good movies

Eat Pray Love (2010), Directed by Ryan Murphy - good movies with Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, Richard Jenkins, Viola Davis

Eat Pray Love (2010)

Directed by Ryan Murphy – with Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, Richard Jenkins, Viola Davis.

A married woman realizes how unhappy her marriage really is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on a round-the-world journey to “find herself”. IMDB & related good movies

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Duplicity (2009), Directed by Tony Gilroy - good movies with Julia Roberts, Clive Owen, Tom Wilkinson, Paul Giamatti

Duplicity (2009)

Directed by Tony Gilroy – with Julia Roberts, Clive Owen, Tom Wilkinson, Paul Giamatti.

Two ex-government agents turned rival industrial spies have to be at the top of their game when one of their companies prepares to launch a major product. However, they distract each other in more ways than one. IMDB & related good movies

Charlie Wilson's War (2007), Directed by Mike Nichols - good movies with Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams

Charlie Wilson’s War (2007)

Directed by Mike Nichols – with Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams.

A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson’s covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects. IMDB & related good movies

Ocean's Twelve (2004), Directed by Steven Soderbergh - good movies with George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Ocean’s Twelve (2004)

Directed by Steven Soderbergh – with George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Catherine Zeta-Jones.

Daniel Ocean recruits one more team member so he can pull off three major European heists in this sequel to Ocean’s 11. IMDB & related good movies

Closer (2004), Directed by Mike Nichols - good movies with Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Clive Owen, Julia Roberts

Closer (2004)

Directed by Mike Nichols – with Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Clive Owen, Julia Roberts.

The relationships of two couples become complicated and deceitful when the man from one couple meets the woman of the other. IMDB & related good movies

Mona Lisa Smile (2003), Directed by Mike Newell - good movies with Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles, Maggie Gyllenhaal

Mona Lisa Smile (2003)

Directed by Mike Newell – with Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles, Maggie Gyllenhaal.

A free-thinking art professor teaches conservative 1950s Wellesley girls to question their traditional social roles. IMDB & related good movies

Ocean's Eleven (2001), Directed by Steven Soderbergh - good movies with George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon

Ocean’s Eleven (2001)

Directed by Steven Soderbergh – with George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon.

Danny Ocean and his eleven accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously. IMDB & related good movies

Notting Hill (1999), Directed by Roger Michell – good movies with Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts, Richard McCabe, Rhys Ifans

 

Notting Hill (1999)

Directed by Roger Michell – with Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts, Richard McCabe, Rhys Ifans.

The life of a simple bookshop owner changes when he meets the most famous film star in the world. IMDB & related good movies

Stepmom (1998), Directed by Chris Columbus – good movies with Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris, Jena Malone

Stepmom (1998)

Directed by Chris Columbus – with Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris, Jena Malone.

A terminally ill woman has to settle on her former husband’s new lover, who will be their children’s stepmother. IMDB & related good movies

Conspiracy Theory (1997), Directed by Richard Donner - good movies with Mel Gibson, Julia Roberts, Patrick Stewart, Cylk Cozart.

Conspiracy Theory (1997)

Directed by Richard Donner – with Mel Gibson, Julia Roberts, Patrick Stewart, Cylk Cozart.

A man obsessed with conspiracy theories becomes a target after one of his theories turns out to be true. Unfortunately, in order to save himself, he has to figure out which theory it is. IMDB & related good movies

The Pelican Brief (1993), Directed by Alan J. Pakula - good movies with Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard, John Heard.

The Pelican Brief (1993)

Directed by Alan J. Pakula – with Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard, John Heard.

A law student uncovers a conspiracy, putting herself and others in danger. IMDB & related good movies

Michael Collins (1996), Directed by Neil Jordan - good movies with Liam Neeson, Aidan Quinn, Julia Roberts, Ian Hart.

Michael Collins (1996)

Directed by Neil Jordan – with Liam Neeson, Aidan Quinn, Julia Roberts, Ian Hart.

Neil Jordan’s historical biopic of Irish revolutionary Michael Collins, the man who led a guerrilla war against the UK, helped negotiate the creation of the Irish Free State, and led the National Army during the Irish Civil War. IMDB & related good movies

The Player (1992), Directed by Robert Altman - good movies with Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Fred Ward, Whoopi Goldberg.

The Player (1992)

Directed by Robert Altman – with Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Fred Ward, Whoopi Goldberg.

A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected – but which one? IMDB & related good movies

Sleeping with the Enemy (1991), Directed by Joseph Ruben - good movies with Julia Roberts, Patrick Bergin, Kevin Anderson, Elizabeth Lawrence.

Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)

Directed by Joseph Ruben – with Julia Roberts, Patrick Bergin, Kevin Anderson, Elizabeth Lawrence.

A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband. IMDB & related good movies

Pretty Woman (1990), Directed by Garry Marshall - good movies with Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Jason Alexander, Laura San Giacomo.

Pretty Woman (1990)

Directed by Garry Marshall – with Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Jason Alexander, Laura San Giacomo.

A man in a legal but hurtful business needs an escort for some social events, and hires a beautiful prostitute he meets… only to fall in love. IMDB & related good movies