Iconic Jennifer Lawrence: New Generation Star
Hollywood, Celebrities life, Page-3 gossips are first and top most popular topics on social media. Whether it is about actors, actress, directors, singers, any others. Celebrities are eye catchers among millions of fans and followers. Some even, behave little crazy and love them as ideal and icons. From classic Hollywood stars to generation’s new faces in Hollywood are hunting millions of fans. One of them is Jennifer Lawrence, yes one of top new generation face. Glamorous looks, heart catching acting flourished her career at very young age. She is American born actress from California (U.S).
Jennifer Shrader Lawrence (born, August 15, 1990) from Louisville, Kentucky, is too young but acts in movies and roles plays more maturity than her age. She is spotted as young talent star and Oscar winner. She started her career from many guest appearances in television. Later she is crowned with the leading and most valuable star of her generation.
She was spotted first as “Mariana” in “The Burning Plain” (2008). After that, She started her career in movies too .Let’s look forward, talk about Lawrence top ten best movies and her performance. She is now one of the top most demanding for many future projects because of her determination, the second youngest artist nominated for Oscars for about 4 times. Her versatile acting from comedy dramas to actions and fictions lead her blockbuster career to fly high.
Leading Performance of Jennifer Lawrence
1. Winter’s Bone (2010)
She did a role of a girl living with her family in Ozark Mountain. She basically plays a role as a girl with maturity in the movie, who looks after two of her younger siblings, 12-year-old brother Sonny (Isaiah Stone) and 6-year-old Ashlee (Ashlee Thompson). “Ree Dolly” (Jennifer Lawrence) in Winter’s Bone, looks after her mentally disturbed mother too.
Her father Jessup Dolly was missing as after he was jailed for cooking meth. As the lead artist in film, she fixes all roles perfectly with others. In the movie, she helped her siblings to learn the hunting and cooking skills for survival. Ree Dolly (Jennifer Lawrence) in the movie was well aware of crisis but still keeps her family together in a rural area, as she struggles to keep everyone united. She knows that her dad was involved in drug trade and crystal meth. Moreover, she tries and found her father, even tell people about the truth of her father. At last putting her life in danger, kept intact, she comes up with truth.
Winter’s Bone was released in 2010, American English Hollywood movie, adapted from the novel published by Daniel Woodrell in 2006 by the same name as “Winter’s Bone”. The movie is beautifully plotted on the world’s biggest issues like poverty, financial crisis, illegal drugging. Family bonding, togetherness and truth are strongest keywords in this family movie and ties interest of viewers till last. Winter’s Bone Award List, Grand Jury Prize for Dramatic Film (2010), at Sundance Film festival, 4 Academy Awards (2011)Nominations: Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor. Directed and Written Debra Granik, Anne Rosellini,Produced by Anne Rosellini, Alix Madigan.
2. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
This is Hollywood’s comedy-drama movie, quite romantic too, based on novel “The Silver Linings Playbook” by Matthew Quick. The movie is considered as one of the best-performed films by Lawrence in her career till now. At the box office film earned almost $236.4 million worldwide. The lead role female character was played by Jennifer Lawrence as “Tiffany Maxwell” a young widow.
Other characters role were played by many talented artists. The main actor role was played by Bradley Cooper as “Patrick Solitano”, teacher and recently divorced man .The story-line in the picture plot a beautiful, romantic and cute meeting of both these actors after their personal tragedies and nurture an emotional circumstance. Patrick or Pat in the movie played his character with mental illness or bipolar problem, released from the hospital, where he was diagnosed. Later he was living with his parents. In the movie Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence) helps Patrick Solitano to reconnect his wife once again as after performing in a dance competition with her. Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence) played a role of little mysterious type girl confused with her own problems, but later the overall plot changes and she comes closer in a bond with Pat Solintano.
The wonderful acting of Jennifer Lawrence as Tiffany marked her second Oscar nomination. Her character in the film was unpredictable and of a tensed lady dealing with life’s uneven circumstances and dark side. This all makes her role as Tiffany with good mood and humor. The chemistry between both the actors in the movie screenplay hit in box office. The average estimated rating of the film out of 10 is 8.2 points, which is quite proud-praising for both the actors. Silver Linings Playbook was directed and screen played by David O. Russell, produced by Donna Giglio, Bruce and Jonathon Gordon. Apart from Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper in the leading role other actors like Robert de Niro, Jacki Weaver, Anupam Kher, Chris Tucker all performed remarkably best, which is quite praising too. The movie received eight Academy Awards nominations for, Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay. It got recorded as the first film since 1981’s to be Oscar nominated for the four acting categories together. The movie achieved 4 Golden Globe Award nominations with the winning Best Actress Award to Lawrence, 5 Independent Spirit Award nominations, winning in four categories including Best Film. The movie even got nominated for 3 BAFTA Awards, winning Russell for Best Adapted Screenplay.
3. The Hunger Game Series
Jennifer Lawrence played as “Katniss Everdeen” in The Hunger Game film series, based on the novel with the name “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins, an American novelist. The movie was actually plotted on science-fiction, produced by Nina Jacobson and Jon Kilik. Lawrence playing the leading role in the series and captured blockbuster hit and fame. The Hunger Games, the first part was released in 2012 Lawrence played an adventurous role where she fights for herself and her sister, lived in Panem. The Panem was split into 12 districts and each year, two of young volunteer (one boy and one girl) from every district were chosen to fight against each other for the victory. Katniss won the annual Hunger Games. Jennifer Lawrence role in the movie was of strong young fighter.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire was released in 2013, Jennifer Lawrence by playing the same role as Katniss Everdeen earned more popularity. The second part is about six months later after winning the 74th annual Hunger Games. In the film, she lives in her new house, in new village “Victory’s Village” with her mother and sister, where President Snow visits her and pressurized Katniss to end the uprising, if she will not follow his orders, her family, loved ones and close friends might be in danger because of her. Lawrence main role in “Catching Fire” did highest gross earning in domestic box office and break all the previous records in 2013. Her character in the movie is strong tasking and drafted fearless teenaged girl . She plays a role of brave girl which is praised by millions of her fans.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay part 1 (2014) and part 2 (2015): both the parts were hit blockbusters in the box office. Lawrence played her Katniss role courageously, teenage fighter till the end falls in love with Peeta and by acts of her kindness she wins million of hearts, she became one of the best female artists in Hollywood and make a Guinness World Record for highest grossing action heroine in 2015.
The Hunger Games Series is four science-fiction series of films. The first was directed by Garry Ross and the other three parts by Francis Lawrence. The Hunger Games Series received many awards and winning nominations under various categories. It is all most counted that the film series got 55 awards and 140 nominations. The Series on science-fiction received MTV Movie Awards out of 26 nominations. Out of eight People’s Choice Awards nominations, The Hunger Games Series won seven awards. Jennifer Lawrence got numerous nominations and awarded for The Hunger Games performance.
4. Like Crazy (2011)
This is a romantic drama movie about two young people fall in love with each other. The movie was released in 2011, directed by Drake Doremus, produced by Jonatha Schwartz and Andrea Sperling, and written by Drake Doremus and Ben York Jones. Jennifer Lawrence as Samantha played the lead role of a women colleague with Anton Yelchin as Jacob Matthew Helm. In the movie Felicity Jones as Anna Matthew Gardner is a British student who falls in love with Jacob in Los Angeles, but they were apart because of some visa issue. And Jacob romantically attached with one of her colleague Samantha (Jennifer Lawrence), but later Jacob secretly married his old love Anna in registry office where both bride and groom parents were legal witnesses. Overall above Samantha bears all this quietly and with her silent tears and truth about her boyfriend, she splits out with deep emotions. The film won 9 awards and 6 winning nominations.
Jennifer Lawrence as Samantha played the lead role of a women colleague with Anton Yelchin as Jacob Matthew Helm. In the movie Felicity Jones as Anna Matthew Gardner is a British student who falls in love with Jacob in Los Angeles, but they were apart because of some visa issue. And Jacob romantically attached with one of her colleague Samantha (Jennifer Lawrence), but later Jacob secretly married his old love Anna in registry office where both bride and groom parents were legal witnesses. Overall above Samantha bears all this quietly and with her silent tears and truth about her boyfriend, she splits out with deep emotions. The film won 9 awards and 6 winning nominations.
5. American Hustle (2013)
Is a black comedy crime line film, directed by David O. Russell, written by Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell, produced by Charles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison, Jonathan Gordon. In the film, Jennifer Lawrence plays her character as Rosalyn Rosenfeld, she often misunderstood things and turns loud, she and her husband fight because of her foolishness. She just only looked for love, care and never want to be the first example of a divorced case lady in her family. American Hustle received 7 Golden Globe Award nominations and won Best Motion Picture- Music or Comedy, Jennifer Lawrence awarded Best Actress-Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and Best Supporting Actress in Motion Pictures. The movie received ten Academy Awards nominations, in categories (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and for all four acting categories), but did not win in any of one. The movie was even nominated for Ten British Academy Awards, and Lawrence awarded with Best Actress in a Supporting Role, David O. Russell and Eric Warren Singer for Best Original Screenplay. The overall estimated budget of the movie was $40 million, but at domestic box office grossed $150,117,807 and at the box office worldwide, earned $251,171,807.
She just only looked for love, care and never want to be the first example of a divorced case lady in her family. American Hustle received 7 Golden Globe Award nominations and won Best Motion Picture- Music or Comedy, Jennifer Lawrence awarded Best Actress-Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and Best Supporting Actress in Motion Pictures. The movie received ten Academy Awards nominations, in categories (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and for all four acting categories), but did not win in any of one. The movie was even nominated for Ten British Academy Awards, and Lawrence awarded with Best Actress in a Supporting Role, David O. Russell and Eric Warren Singer for Best Original Screenplay. The overall estimated budget of the movie was $40 million, but at domestic box office grossed $150,117,807 and at the box office worldwide, earned $251,171,807.
6. X-Men: First Class (2011)
Is a British-American movie, actually a superhero film based on X-Men characters in Marvel Comics. The movie is directed by Matthew Vaughn and produced by Bryan Singer. The film is pre-sequel reboot series. In the movie Jennifer Lawrence played her role as Mystique/ Raven Darkholme, a fictional female mutant character, with superhuman abilities. Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique is supervillain character. The role played by Jennifer Lawrence is in crazy, blue shade and yellow eyes.The storyline is about 1962, Cuban Missile Crisis, all the characters in the movie fights for a cause to save the planet, they all uses their inbuilt unique super powers to save humanity during the Bay of Pigs Crisis. In a movie Professor Charles Xavier and Lehnsherr fights teamed good superheroes to save and fight against Magneto, who spread destruction on
The role played by Jennifer Lawrence is in crazy, blue shade and yellow eyes.The storyline is about 1962, Cuban Missile Crisis, all the characters in the movie fights for a cause to save the planet, they all uses their inbuilt unique super powers to save humanity during the Bay of Pigs Crisis. In a movie Professor Charles Xavier and Lehnsherr fights teamed good superheroes to save and fight against Magneto, who spread destruction on global level. Jennifer Lawrence was nominated for 2011 Teen Choice Awards under the category Choice Movie Breakout:Female. In the same 2011, Lawrence got nominated for Best Fantasy Actress.
Moreover, Jennifer Lawrence was again nominated for Favorite Movie Superhero in People’s Choice Awards (2012). Apart from Jennifer Lawrence other actors and actresses are nominated for many other awards, and the movie got nominated for Hollywood Films Awards (2011), Hollywood Post Alliance US (2011), in fact movie awarded by IGN Summer Movie Awards for Best Movie, Best Actor, Best Comic Book Adaptation Movie, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards (2011) film won award for Best Actor Male(Michael Fassbender for shame). And more.
7. The Beaver (2011)
Is a drama movie released in 2011, directed by Jodie Foster, produced by Steve Golin and Keith Redmon and Ann Ruark, written by Kyle Killen. The movie platform starts with a plot Walter Black (Mel Gibson) as depressed CEO of a toy company, which was almost at closing and bankruptcy. Jodie Foster as Meredith Black, wife of Walter who kicked out Walter out from home.
After many unsuccessful attempts in suicidal acts he finally moved to the hotel for stay, and develops himself as an alternative personality by a beaver, found in a bin (a hand puppet), he starts talking and speaking as beaver with himself to support in his stressful stage of life . Beaver helps him to rebuild his business again and he finally got successful by creating Mr. Beaver Building Kits for kids. In the movie Jennifer Lawrence played the role as Norah, who was secretly fall in love with Walter Black’s elder son Porter (Anton Yelchin) and got emotionally attached with Porter, who gets paid to write papers for schoolmates and graduation speech. Walter’s self-talking with Beaver embraces his own son (Porter Black).
Later Walter realizes that his actions with beaver put his family’s life in many social embarrassing moments, so he finally cut off his beaver arm. By this Porter realizes the value of his father and family rebound again. At last, Norah committed publicly about the speech she was giving, that she did not write the speech, as it is Porter who wrote for her, this course of acting reconnects Norah and Porter again and all-together lived a normal life. Beaver is a domestic and dramatic movie, not get much popularity neither many awards and nominations. The Movie was nominated in Prism Awards (2012), Young Artist Awards (2012), AARP Movies for Grownups Awards (2012). the total nominations made by the movie were four and won in one category Best Performance in a Feature Film-Young Actor Ten and Under by Riley Thomas Stewart.
8. The Poker House (2008)
Is American dramatic feature film written and directed by Lori Petty, produced by Stephen J. Cannell and Michael Dubelko. In the picture, Jennifer Lawrence in the movie first introduced independently in a leading role as Agnes. The story line of the movie is about neglected 3 teenaged sisters by her mother who is in prostitution profession. Lawrence as Agnes is the elder sister among three, the other two were too young to be neglected.
Bee, twelve-year-old (Sophi Bairley), and Cammie, eight-year-old (Chloe Grace Moretz). Mother role is well polished played by Selma Blair as Sarah who turned herself prostitute to support her three young girls but was forced by Duval (Bokeem Woodbine) in drug and alcohol profession too. In the movie Agnes played the role of an elder child among three so was substitute mother figure for two younger sisters. Actually, Lori Petty tells her struggling life through the character Agnes played by Jennifer Lawrence.
Agnes (14-year-old) worked at local Pizza shop, cafe, even as newspaper vendor with her sister to earn some extra bucks. Agnes got raped by pimp whom three of young girls found as similar like fathered figure. The whole movie is about life’s struggle and survival. The movie got about 57-62 % good responses and got one award, one nomination in Los Angeles Film Festival(2008). Jennifer Lawrence won Jury Prize for Outstanding Performance in The Poker House and movie was nominated at Filmmaker Award for Best Narrative Feature- Lori Petty.
9. The Burning Plain (2008)
This movie is a drama fiction directed and written by Guillermo Arriaga, produced by Walter F. Parkes, Laurie and Charlize Theron. The movie starts with star Jennifer Lawrence as Mariana, Charlize Theron as Sylvia. The story is about 1990’s in a small town near Las Cruces, New Mexico, the plot is about a mother and her four children, Jennifer Lawrence was one of them. Gina (Kim Basinger) is the mother of Mariana who had an extra-marital love affair with a local man of the town, who also had his family, and Mariana was well aware of her mother’s love secret with Nick Martinez (Joaquim de Almeida).
Mariana follows her mother when she was making love with Nick, she secretly disconnects the gas pipeline and eventually the flames reach the gas tank, exploded with burning fire, her intentions not so to put both of them Gina and Nick in danger but its was an accidental act. After the death of her mother Gina, she (Jennifer Lawrence) and Nick’s teenage son Santiago (JD Pardo) fall in relationship and Marina got pregnant with Santiago’s daughter, then two of them faced disapproved circumstances by both the families and decided to leave home for Mexico, where Mariana give birth to the baby daughter and look after her new family and changed her name to Sylvia.
This was overall Jennifer’s crucial role where she played a role of young mother. The movie is quite mysterious and complicated with several characters. The movies actually about the past, the present, immense love, forgiveness, affections and discovers interesting impact.
10. Joy (2015)
Is comedy-drama film, directed and written by David O. Russell, produced by John Davis, Megan Ellison, Jonathan Gordon, Ken Mok. The movie plot starts in 1989, with Jennifer Lawrence as Joy Mangano, and mother of two children. She works with Eastern Airlines as a booking clerk. Joy’s over half-sister Peggy is a lady with perfection who constantly target joy with taunting words in front of her children.
The character “Joy” a business women inventor of home products is quite inspirational. Critics found the plot little weak in the movie joy and so with the script. Joy Mangano as a young, aspiration-filled woman who worked for her children and go through struggling life from early teenage, did various jobs like airline reservation manager,worked as a waitress, even as teenager worker at an animal hospital . For the movie “Joy”, Jennifer Lawrence was nominated for Best Actress in Academy Awards. She was also nominated for Best Actress in Critic’s Choice Awards, Even nominated for Best Actress in a Comedy in same award event.
Lawrence was nominated for Best Actress in Detroit Film Critics Society. Jennifer Lawrence awarded for Best Actress in a Motion Picture-Comedy or Musical in Golden Globe Awards. Jennifer Lawrence got nominated for Best Actress category in Indiana Film Journalists Associations, Phoenix Critics Circle, Phoenix Film Critics Society. At last not the least Jennifer Lawrence got nominated for Best Female Performance in MTV Movie Awards.