Reese Witherspoon has a successful career and has accumulated successful work over the years. Versatile, she has already ventured into thrillers, comedies, and even musicals, but it was in romantic comedies that she became the darling of Hollywood.
In addition to movies, however, the blonde also starred in successful series. With that in mind, we at Cuban VR decided to list the top 10 movies and series starring Reese Witherspoon for you to watch (or review) and marathon with friends. Separate the bucket of popcorn and check it out!
1. At Your House or Mine?
Released in 2023, In Your House or Mine? is another one of those romantic comedies to warm the hearts of fans of the genre. Also starring Ashton Kutcher, the film tells the story of Debbie and Peter, two longtime friends who talk to each other daily.
They will, however, have to relocate for work reasons one day. Thus, Debbie goes to his friend’s apartment in New York, and Peter goes to look after his friend’s son in Los Angeles. It turns out that, over time, they begin to see what has always been clear: the two love each other and want to be together.
Also starring Jesse Williams, Zoe Chao, Tig Notaro, and Shiri Appleby, Home or Mine? is available on Netflix.
2. American Psycho
Released in the year 2000, this film written and directed by Mary Harron tells the story of Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale), a white, rich, and handsome young man who goes unnoticed among his colleagues on Wall Street. He turns out to be a bloodthirsty psychopath who always chooses victims who appear to be superior to him.
Along with Bale, the film’s cast includes Willem Dafoe, Jared Leto, Josh Lucas, and, of course, Reese Witherspoon. American Psycho is currently available on Star+, Globoplay, Amazon Prime Video, and Apple TV.
3. The Suspect
Reese portrays Isabella, the husband of Anwar El-Ibrahimi (Omar Metwally), a man who the US government kidnaps on suspicion of taking part in a terrorist attack, in this suspense movie by director Gavin Hood.
Isabella waits for him at the airport, but he never shows up. Not knowing exactly what’s going on, she asks Alan Smith (Peter Sarsgaard), an old school friend who now works as an advisor to an important senator, for help.
With Jake Gyllenhaal and Meryl Streep in the cast, The Suspect can be watched on HBO Max.
4. Legally Blonde
One of the most famous comedies starring Reese Witherspoon is certainly Legally Blonde, a hit from the 2000s. In the film, she plays Elle, a young woman who has everything she wants in life: beauty, money, success in school, and the most desired boyfriend in the world. school.
It turns out that when her boyfriend goes to study law at Harvard University, he falls in love with another girl and leaves Elle because he considers her too vain. But the blonde does not give up and begins studying day and night in order to gain admission to the same college and reclaim her handsome boyfriend.
Robert Luketic’s movie Legally Blonde was a hit at the time and inspired two sequels. The film is currently available on Prime Video, Apple TV, Google Play, and Globoplay.
5. What If It Was True
Another success of the 2000s in which Witherspoon starred is the feature film E Se Fosse Verdade. In it, the actress gives life to Elizabeth, a woman who has died but still thinks she is alive and appears at all times in the apartment of David Abbott (Mark Ruffalo).
The boy, who has just moved in, is scared and decides to help her cross to “the other side,” but the girl refuses to believe that she could be dead and thinks that the man is also crazy.
Director Mark Waters’ feature film, which combines comedy and humor, is available on Apple TV, Netflix, and Globoplay.
6. Water for Elephants
Based on the book of the same name by Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants tells the story of Jacob Jankowski (Hal Holbrook), a 90-year-old man who still remembers working in a circus in the 1930s. There, he met Marlena (Reese Witherspoon), the Horse Enchantress who stole his heart and became the great love of his life.
Released in 2011, the film conquered the public and fans of the book. You can watch it on Star+.
7. Big Little Lies
Leaving the movies a little and going to the series, Big Little Lies tells the story of three mothers who grow closer when their children start studying together in kindergarten. Apparently, they led a perfect life, but everything begins to fall apart when a murderer exposes the problems of the small town of Monterey, California.
Launched in 2017, the production featured Nicole Kidman, Laura Dern, Meryl Streep, and Shailene Woodley, among other big names in the cast, and was nominated for several awards, including the Primetime Emmy and Golden Globe.
You can watch Big Little Lies on HBO Max.
8. Little Fires Everywhere
From one series to another, we arrived at this work, which is based on the book of the same name by Celeste Ng. The plot follows two different families living in Shaker Heights who have secrets to hide.
In the series, Reese Witherspoon plays Elena Richardson, a matriarch whose family is seemingly perfect. In addition to her, the cast includes Underwood, Kerry Washington, Lexi Underwood, Gavin Lewis, and others.
Little Fires Everywhere only has one season and is available on Prime Video.
9. The Morning Show
The Morning Show, starring Jennifer Aniston, Steve Carell, and Reese Witherspoon, is a behind-the-scenes look at a popular television show.
In the plot, Aniston is Alex, a journalist who takes over the direction of The Morning Show and struggles to keep her job when her colleague, Mitch, is fired for sexual misconduct. It turns out that she needs to deal with Bradley, a rookie who wants to take her place at all costs.
With three seasons, the series is an original production of Apple TV + and can be watched on the streaming platform.
10. Johnny and June
This 2006 film, written and directed by James Mangold, tells the life story of Johnny Cash, a famous singer who worked with Elvis Presley, Johnny Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins, among others. Born and raised on a cotton farm in Memplhis, his personality set him on a path of self-destruction from which only June, the great love of his life, could save him.
In the film, Witherspoon plays June, and Joaquin Phoenix plays Johnny Cash; other cast members include Robert Patrick, Dallas Roverts, and James Keach.
Johnny and June can be found on Star+.