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Miss Potter (2006)

Renée Zellweger as "Beatrix Potter"

Beatrix Potter (Renée Zellweger) overcomes many obstacles in her quest to become a writer, including a domineering mother and the chauvinism prevalent in Victorian England. She falls in love with her publisher, Norman Warne (Ewan McGregor), and his marriage proposal and a subsequent tragedy change her life forever.

Golden Globe (2006) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)

Renée Zellweger as "Bridget Jones"

The sequel to "Bridget Jones's Diary" finds Bridget (Renée Zellweger) working as a TV host and still dating barrister Mark (Colin Firth). But Bridget is jealous of the time Mark spends with a co-worker (Jacinda Barrett), and, despite a vacation meant to smooth things over, ends their relationship. On assignment in Thailand, she has a dalliance with her disreputable ex, Daniel (Hugh Grant), and is temporarily jailed on the false accusation of drug smuggling, before Mark comes to the rescue.

Golden Globe (2004) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

Cold Mountain (2003)

Renée Zellweger as "Ruby Thewes"

In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman (Jude Law) deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada (Nicole Kidman), who he left behind to tend their farm. As Inman makes his perilous journey home, Ada struggles to keep their home intact with the assistance of Ruby (Renée Zellweger), a mysterious drifter sent to help her by a kindly neighbor.

Academy Award (2003) Won Best Supporting Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2003) Won Actress in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (2003) Won Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2003) Won Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Chicago (2002)

Renée Zellweger as "Roxie Hart"

Nightclub sensation Velma (Catherine Zeta-Jones) murders her philandering husband, and Chicago's slickest lawyer, Billy Flynn (Richard Gere), is set to defend her. But when Roxie (Renée Zellweger) also winds up in prison, Billy takes on her case as well -- turning her into a media circus of headlines. Neither woman will be outdone in their fight against each other and the public for fame and celebrity.

Academy Award (2002) Nominated Best Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002) Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (2002) Won Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002) Won Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002) Won Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)

Renée Zellweger as "Bridget Jones"

At the start of the New Year, 32-year-old Bridget (Renée Zellweger) decides it's time to take control of her life -- and start keeping a diary. Now, the most provocative, erotic and hysterical book on her bedside table is the one she's writing. With a taste for adventure, and an opinion on every subject - from exercise to men to food to sex and everything in between - she's turning the page on a whole new life.

Academy Award (2001) Nominated Best Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2001) Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (2001) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2001) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Jerry Maguire (1996)

Renée Zellweger as "Dorothy Boyd"

When slick sports agent Jerry Maguire (Tom Cruise) has a crisis of conscience, he pens a heartfelt company-wide memo that promptly gets him fired. Desperate to hang on to the athletes that he represents, Jerry starts his own management firm, with only single mother Dorothy Boyd (Renee Zellweger) joining him in his new venture. Banking on their sole client, football player Rod Tidwell (Cuba Gooding Jr.), Jerry and Dorothy begin to fall in love as they struggle to make their business work.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1996) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

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