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You Don't Know Jack (2010)

Susan Sarandon as "Janet Good"

Controversy and legal problems follow Dr. Jack Kevorkian (Al Pacino) as he advocates assisted suicide.

Emmy (Primetime) (2010) Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

Igby Goes Down (2002)

Susan Sarandon as "Mimi"

Igby Slocumb (Kieran Culkin), a rebellious and sarcastic 17-year-old boy, is at war with the stifling world of old money privilege he was born into. With a schizophrenic father (Bill Pullman), a self-absorbed, distant mother (Susan Sarandon), and a shark-like young Republican big brother (Ryan Phillippe), Igby figures there must be a better life out there -- and sets about finding it.

Golden Globe (2002) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Stepmom (1998)

Susan Sarandon as "Jackie Harrison"

Three years after divorcing Jackie (Susan Sarandon), the mother of his children, Luke Harrison (Ed Harris) decides to take the next step with his significantly younger girlfriend, fashion photographer Isabel Kelly (Julia Roberts). But, when the flaky Kelly meets Harrison's children for the first time, their fierce allegiance to their mother is obvious. Try as she might, Kelly fails to endear herself to her young charges -- and to Jackie -- until a looming family crisis changes everything.

Golden Globe (1998) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

Dead Man Walking (1995)

Susan Sarandon as "Sister Helen Prejean"

As death row inmate Matthew Poncelet (Sean Penn) nears his execution date, he calls upon Sister Helen Prejean (Susan Sarandon) to help him with one last appeal, maintaining that he is innocent of the murders of a young couple. Poncelet begins to form a bond with Prejean, and she visits both his family and the relatives of the victims, hoping to learn more about the case. As things begin to look bleak for Poncelet, Prejean does all that she can to comfort and console the hardened convict.

Academy Award (1995) Won Best Actress
Golden Globe (1995) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1995) Won Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

The Client (1994)

Susan Sarandon as "Regina "Reggie" Love"

Fast-paced thriller, based on the John Grisham bestseller, about a boy whose life is endangered after he stumbles across vital information about a politician's murder. His lawyer is the only person offering protection from the unwanted attentions of the Mob and the FBI - but is she capable of saving his life?

Academy Award (1994) Nominated Best Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1994) Won Actress in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1994) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Lorenzo's Oil (1992)

Susan Sarandon as "Michaela Odone"

True-life drama of a father and mother who battled against the odds to save their son's life. Augusto and Michaela Odone are dealt a cruel blow by fate: five-year-old Lorenzo is diagnosed with a rare and incurable disease, but the Odones' persistence and faith leads to the cure which saves their boy and re-writes medical history.

Academy Award (1992) Nominated Best Actress
Golden Globe (1992) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

Thelma & Louise (1991)

Susan Sarandon as "Louise"

Meek housewife Thelma (Geena Davis) joins her friend Louise (Susan Sarandon), an independent waitress, on a short fishing trip. However, their trip becomes a flight from the law when Louise shoots and kills a man who tries to rape Thelma at a bar. Louise decides to flee to Mexico, and Thelma joins her. On the way, Thelma falls for sexy young thief J.D. (Brad Pitt) and the sympathetic Detective Slocumb (Harvey Keitel) tries to convince the two women to surrender before their fates are sealed.

Academy Award (1991) Nominated Best Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1991) Nominated Actress in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (1991) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

Bull Durham (1988)

Susan Sarandon as "Annie Savoy"

In Durham, N.C., the Bulls minor league baseball team has one asset no other can claim: a poetry-loving groupie named Annie Savoy (Susan Sarandon). As the team's season begins, Annie selects brash new recruit Ebby Calvin Laloosh (Tim Robbins), whom she christens "Nuke," to inspire with the religion of baseball. Nuke also receives guidance from veteran player Crash Davis (Kevin Costner), who settles Nuke's erratic pitching and teaches him to follow the catcher's lead.

Golden Globe (1988) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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