Catherine Zeta-Jones She is one of those Hollywood actresses that most of us remember seeing for the first time in movies. Her beauty was almost hypnotizing, and she used that to her advantage, playing typecast roles that highlighted her as an actress who looks great but can also act. At least after some training.

In the early 2000s, she became a part of Hollywood’s top community when she picked up the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in Chicago. Suddenly, people are starting to pay attention beyond her looks, and more complex scripts are arriving on her doorstep. Marrying Michael Douglas was secondary to a very successful career that would eventually come to a halt. In 2010, Douglas was diagnosed with cancer, which severely affected Zeta-Jones. Due to depression, the actress took a two-year hiatus and became estranged from her marriage.

Her career took off again in 2012, but she’s been very selective about her roles. Anything that meant abandoning her family was not to her liking. We’ve only seen her in a few movies, but she’s completely devoted herself to television, a format that’s clearly more comfortable than the sleazy and corrupt Hollywood. We saw her recently at Netflix’s Wednesday and the Disney television adaptation of national treasure franchise, we sure hope this isn’t her.

This is our journey through the career of a Hollywood icon, as rated by Rotten Tomatoes.

15 The Return 2009 – 41%

Cinema department

Leap It is probably the only movie on this list that has gone straight to DVD. Certainly not worth it. The story is about Sandy, a mother who discovers that her husband and father of her children is cheating on her. She decides to move to New York City where she meets a young barista with whom she falls in love.

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14 No Reservations (2007) – 42%

No reservations
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in No reservationsZeta-Jones is a fearless chef. Kate’s work is great, but she has some behavior problems. The problem is that one day her sister dies tragically, and she is forced to take care of her niece, and she has no idea how to go about it. Fortunately, a new sous chef arrives and brings out the good in Kate as she eventually falls in love with him. The direction directed by Scott Hicks is good enough to make this an underrated romance.

13 Death defying business (2007) – 42%

Death defying works of Zeta-Jones

Zeta-Jones plays a con artist Death defying business. Mary McGarvey is a woman who makes Houdini’s world shiver as she does everything she can to put him under her spell while he insists on debunking everyone who claims to have superhuman abilities. The chemistry between her and Guy Pearce is interesting, however Death defying businessUnfortunately, it remained an obscure film that not many people saw or remembered

12 The Phantom (1996) 43%

Fake Zeta-Jones
Paramount Pictures

the ghost It was one of Zeta-Jones’ first roles, and unfortunately it wasn’t a very good one. In the movie, she plays Sala, a femme fatale who works as a hack for the bad guy. Oddly enough, Kit Palmer aka The Phantom, is torn between his romantic counterpart and Sala’s formidable beauty and manages to save both. This superhero movie lacks subgenre charm and a good script.

11 Rock of Ages (2012) – 43%

Rock of Ages Zeta-Jones
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Rock of Ages She brought back the Zeta-Jones that made her a Hollywood personality when she won her Oscar. In the musical comedy, she plays Patricia Whitmore, the conservative wife of a mayor whose only goal is to ban rock music. Zeta-Jones is a mixture of religious bigotry and “Karen-ism,” and easily plays one of the most interesting characters in the movie. And yes, that’s her singing on the soundtrack.

10 Red 2 (2013) – 44%

2 Zeta Jones Red
The pinnacle of entertainment

in red 2the sequel to red, Zeta-Jones plays Katya, a Russian secret agent who had a relationship with Frank (Bruce Willis) in the past, and has returned to not only torture him, but also help former black ops agents finish the job. Her addition to the cast seems like overkill at times, but the actress seems very comfortable in the action movie.

9 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003) – 45%

Sinbad Zeta-Jones
DreamWorks Images

According to the film’s animators, the character of Marina was modeled after Zeta-Jones. Provides the voice of Sinbad’s character in love Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seasa DreamWorks animated film that was not very popular when it was released, and tells the story of a legendary sailor who travels to the end of the world to save his friend.

8 Ocean’s Twelve (2004) – 55%

Twelve Oceans Zeta-Jones
Pictures Warner Bros

In the twelfth ocean It was released at the peak of Zeta-Jones’ career. In the film, she plays a Europol investigator who falls in love with Rusty (Brad Pitt), the second-in-command on Danny Ocean’s crew. However, the character of Zeta-Jones is not as naive as the movie portrays her. Her dynamic with Rusty is essential to making the movie more interesting and different from its predecessor.

7 The Station (2004) – 61%

Tom Hanks and Catherine Zeta-Jones at the station
DreamWorks distribution

in stationZeta-Jones plays Amelia Warren, a flight attendant who helps Victor Navorsky achieve his goals, while having to deal with her own personal issues. She also plays a kind of love interest in a movie that has nothing but that. This is definitely one of her best roles because of how well her character is integrated into the story.

6 Intolerable Cruelty (2003) – 75%

Unbearable cruelty
Universal Pictures

Joel Coen Unbearable cruelty is a romantic comedy created according to the standards of the “Queens way of things”. In the film, Zeta-Jones plays Marilyn Hamilton Rexroth Doyle Macy, a beautiful woman whose sole purpose is serial marriages and draining their ex-husbands’ money. The problem is that one day I find a lawyer who will be a threat. This proves the talent of the actress, but only in the presence of a good script.

5 Side effects (2013) – 81%

Side effects of Zeta Jones
Open Road Movies

Steven Soderbergh Side effects Stars Catherine Zeta-Jones as a psychiatrist who decides to prescribe experimental medications to a patient of her illness who is clearly suicidal. The problem is that these drugs have horrific side effects. Or are they? We are still trying to solve the psychological thriller presented by Soderbergh. This is Zeta-Jones’ best dramatic performance in her career.

4 The Mask of Zorro (1998) – 83%

Sony Pictures launch

zoro mask It put Catherine Zeta-Jones in the spotlight as one of Hollywood’s young stars. In the film, she plays Elena, daughter of Diego de la Vega, who also becomes Zorro’s love interest and perfect partner when trying to fight a corrupt politician. Rumor has it that Steven Spielberg had seen her and recommended Martin Campbell to cast her as the film’s leading female.

3 Chicago (2002) 86%

Miramax Movies

Chicago Velma Kelly is the most important Zeta-Jones performance of her career. It’s hard to deny that the role is a perfect fit for the actress’s singing and dancing skills. She plays the role of Roxy’s counterpart, the other lady trapped on death row. In 2003, she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Chicago.

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2 High Fidelity (2000) – 91%

Hd Catherine Zeta Jones
Buena Vista Photo Distribution

In Stephen Frears HDRob Gordon takes the audience through all of his failed relationships and tries to make sense of his recent breakup. Zeta-Jones plays Charlie in the movie, one of Rob’s girls who marked him for life. Her role is unfortunately very short in the movie, but in the few minutes she appears in it, we can understand how Rob fell in love with her so easily.

1 Traffic (2000) 92%

Catherine Zeta Jones in Traffic
USA Movies

The highest-rated Catherine Zeta-Jones movie on Rotten Tomatoes is Soderbergh’s passage. in passage, you play the pregnant wife of a drug lord who resorts to desperate measures to help him get his release from prison. It’s one of her first films, but she’s exceptional in playing a woman who discovers the truth about her lifestyle and does the opposite of what we’d expect.


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