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These Are Julia Roberts’ Most Profitable Movies

Julia Roberts established herself as a staple in the movie industry with roles in 'Pretty Woman' and 'My Best Friend's Wedding.'

Hollywood star Julia Roberts started acting in the ’80s but it wasn’t until the ’90s and roles in classics like Pretty Woman and My Best Friend’s Wedding that she established herself as a staple in the movie industry. Since then, Roberts has starred in numerous blockbusters and today she is considered one of the most talented actors of her generation.

Today, we’re taking a look at just which one of Julia Roberts’ movies did the best at the box office. From Erin Brockovich to Notting Hill — keep on scrolling to find out which of her movies is her most profitable one!

10 ‘Valentine’s Day’ — Box Office: $216.5 Million

We’re kicking the list off with the 2010 rom-com Valentine’s Day in which Julia Roberts portrays Cpt. Katherine Hazeltine. Besides Roberts, the movie also stars a long list of celebrities, including Jessica Alba, Kathy Bates, Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, Eric Dane, Patrick Dempsey, Anne Hathaway, Ashton Kutcher, Queen Latifah, Taylor Lautner, and Taylor Swift. The movie tells the story of a group of related characters on Valentine’s Day and it currently has a 5.7 rating on IMDb. The rom-com was made on a budget of $52 million and it ended up making $216.5 million at the box office.

‘Erin Brockovich’ — Box Office: $256.3 Million

Next on the list is the Erin Brockovich 2000 biographical legal drama Erin Brockovich in which Julia Roberts plays the titular character. Besides Roberts, the movie also stars Albert Finney, Aaron Eckhart, Marg Helgenberger, Tracey Walter, Peter Coyote, Cherry Jones, Scarlett Pomers, Conchata Ferrell, and Michael Harney. The movie tells the true story of Erin Brockovich fighting against the energy corporation Pacific Gas and Electric Company and it currently has a 7.4 rating on IMDb. Erin Brockovich was made on a budget of $52 million and it ended up earning $256.3 million at the box office.

‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’ — Box Office: $299.3 Million

Let’s move on to the 1997 rom-com My Best Friend’s Wedding. In it, Julia Roberts plays Julianne Potter and she stars alongside Dermot Mulroney, Cameron Diaz, Rupert Everett, Philip Bosco, M. Emmet Walsh, Rachel Griffiths, Carrie Preston, and Susan Sullivan.

My Best Friend’s Wedding tells the story of a woman who realizes she’s in love with her long-time friend’s fiancé — and it currently has a 6.3 rating on IMDb. The rom-com was made on a budget of $38 million and it ended up earning $299.3 million at the box office.

‘Hook’ — Box Office: $300.9 Million

The 1991 fantasy swashbuckler adventure movie Hook is next on the list. In it, Julia Roberts portrays Tinker Bell and she stars alongside Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Bob Hoskins, Maggie Smith, Charlie Korsmo, Gwyneth Paltrow, Charlie Korsmo, Caroline Goodall, and Dante Basco. Hook tells the story of Captain James Hook who kidnaps Peter Pan’s children and it currently has a 6.8 rating on IMDb. The movie was made on a budget of $70 million and it ended up earning $300.9 million at the box office.

‘Wonder’ — Box Office $306.2 Million

Next on the list is the 2017 coming-of-age drama movie Wonder in which Julia Roberts portrays Isabel Pullman. Besides Roberts, the movie also stars Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay, Noah Jupe, Izabela Vidovic, Mandy Patinkin, Daveed Diggs, Sonia Braga, Danielle Rose Russell, Nadji Jeter, Bryce Gheisar, and Millie Davis. The movie follows the story of a boy with Treacher Collins syndrome and it currently has an 8.0 rating on IMDb. Wonder was made on a budget of $20 million and it ended up making $306.2 million at the box office.

‘Runaway Bride’ — Box Office: $309.5 Million

Let’s move on to the 1999 screwball rom-com Runaway Bride. In it, Julia Roberts plays Margaret “Maggie” Carpenter and she stars alongside Richard Gere, Joan Cusack, Héctor Elizondo, Rita Wilson, Paul Dooley, Christopher Meloni, Lisa Roberts, Donal Logue, Yul Vazquez, and Reg Rogers. Runaway Bride tells the story of a woman who has left multiple fiancés at the altar and it currently has a 5.6 rating on IMDb. The movie was made on a budget of $70 million and it ended up earning $309.5 million at the box office.

‘Ocean’s Twelve’ — Box Office: $362 Million

The 2004 heist comedy Ocean’s Twelve is next on the list. In it, Julia Roberts plays Tess Ocean and she stars alongside George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Andy García, Don Cheadle, Bernie Mac, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Vincent Cassel, Eddie Jemison, Carl Reiner, and Elliott Gould.

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