Sandra Bullock stars in such action movies as the 1993 science-fiction action movie "Demolition Man," the action thriller "Speed" and its sequel "Speed 2: Cruise Control," and the action comedy movies "Miss Congeniality" and "Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous." Her debut film role was as Lisa Edwards in the 1987 action movie "Hangmen."Continue Reading
Sandra Bullock plays the character Annie in the 1994 action thriller "Speed." Her character in the film, with the help of a young cop, must keep the speed of a city bus above 50 miles per hour so that a bomb planted on the bus by a terrorist doesn't explode. Keanu Reeves stars as the cop, and Dennis Hopper plays the role of the terrorist Howard Payne. "Speed" won two Oscars at the 1995 Academy Awards.
In the 2000 action comedy "Miss Congeniality," Bullock plays an FBI agent named Gracie Hart. When a terrorist organization threatens to blow up the Miss United States pageant, Hart is given the task of going undercover as a contestant in order to stop the attack. The movie earns a rating of 42 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, as of 2015.
Bullock won three MTV Movie Awards for her performance in "Speed," and an American Comedy Award for funniest leading actress in a motion picture for her performance in "Miss Congeniality." She also appeared in the 1993 action-adventure movie "Fire on the Amazon" and the 1995 action crime movie "The Net." In 2013, she starred in Paul Feig's action comedy "The Heat," alongside Melissa McCarthy.Learn more about Art & Literature