15 Rock of Ages
Catherine Zeta-Jones starred as Patricia Whitmore in the 2012 musical film 'Rock of Ages', alongside Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, and Russell Brand. She played the role of a conservative politician who was against the opening of a music club.
14 The Legend of Zorro
Catherine Zeta-Jones starred in the 2005 adventure comedy film, 'The Legend of Zorro'. She played the role of Elena Montero, a noblewoman who teams up with Zorro (Antonio Banderas) to fight against an evil governor.
13 Broken City
Catherine Zeta-Jones stars as Cathleen Hostetler in the crime-drama 'Broken City'. She plays the wife of New York City mayor Nicholas Hostetler (Russell Crowe). She is a socialite who has a strained relationship with her husband and has been having an affair with a real estate developer.
Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones starred in the heist film 'Entrapment' as Virginia “Gin” Baker, a master thief who is enlisted by a master criminal to help him with a daring heist. She starred alongside Sean Connery, who played the master criminal Robert “Mac” MacDougal.
11 Intolerable Cruelty
Catherine Zeta-Jones starred as Marylin Rexroth in the black comedy film 'Intolerable Cruelty'. The film follows a divorce lawyer (George Clooney) who falls for a woman (Zeta-Jones) who is trying to get a divorce from her wealthy husband (Edward Herrmann).
10 The Rebound
Catherine Zeta-Jones played Sandy, a newly single mother of two who moves to New York with her children. She meets Aram, played by Justin Bartha, who is a young man who has also gone through a divorce. Sandy and Aram develop a close friendship, and eventually fall in love.
9 No Reservations
Catherine Zeta-Jones plays the part of Kate Armstrong, a talented chef who has to take care of her niece Zoe (Abigail Breslin) after her sister dies. The film follows Kate as she learns to juggle her career and parenting and finds love in the process.
8 Ocean's Twelve
Catherine Zeta-Jones portrays a Europol agent tasked with tracking down a group of criminals led by Danny Ocean (George Clooney). She is a strong-willed detective who is determined to bring the group to justice. Her character has a romantic relationship with one of the criminals, which complicates her mission.
7 RED 2
Catherine Zeta-Jones appears in the action comedy film, 'RED 2', as the character, Katja. She is a professional assassin and the former lover of one of the protagonists, Frank Moses (Bruce Willis).
6 The Mask of Zorro
Catherine Zeta-Jones starred opposite Antonio Banderas in the swashbuckling action-adventure film 'The Mask of Zorro'. She played Elena Montero, the daughter of a Spanish aristocrat who is rescued by the titular hero (Banderas). She eventually falls in love with him and helps him in his quest to defeat the villainous usurper Don Rafael Montero (Stuart Wilson).
5 Side Effects
Catherine Zeta-Jones stars as Dr. Emily Taylor in the psychological thriller 'Side Effects'. In the film, she plays a psychiatrist who treats a patient (Rooney Mara) whose struggles with depression lead her to become involved in a potentially deadly course of treatments.
Catherine Zeta-Jones played the role of Velma Kelly in the musical film 'Chicago'. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance.
3 High Fidelity
Catherine Zeta-Jones has a small but memorable role in the romantic comedy 'High Fidelity'. She plays Charlie Nicholson, an old flame of John Cusack's character, Rob. Charlie shows up unannounced to talk with Rob about their relationship and Rob's inability to commit. She provides a bit of comic relief in her brief scene and helps to propel the narrative forward.
2 The Terminal
Catherine Zeta-Jones plays Amelia Warren in the film 'The Terminal'. The film stars Tom Hanks as Viktor Navorski, an Eastern European who is stranded in a terminal of JFK International Airport when he is denied entry into the United States. Amelia is a flight attendant who befriends Viktor and helps him navigate the terminal as he attempts to find a way to stay in the country.
Catherine Zeta-Jones starred in the crime drama 'Traffic' as Helena Ayala, the wife of a drug trafficker. She was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance.