Nicole Kidman was born 20 June 1967… Yes! She is 50 years old. Let’s celebrate her birthday with her top 5 movies.

Moulin Rouge!

This Australian-American musical romantic comedy film was directed, produced and written by Baz Luhrman. It is the story of an English writer, Ewan McGregor who falls in love with the star of the Moulin Rouge cabaret. John Leguizamo, Jim Broadben, Richard Roxburgh and David Wenham also starred this movie.

 

Dogville

Directed and written by Lars Von Trier and starring by Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall, Chloe Sevigny, Paul Bettany, Stellan Skarkgard, Udo Kier, Ben Gazzara and James Caan.. Not bad, is it? It is the story of a woman hiding from some mobsters who comes to a town called Dogville, Colorado. A masterpiece for some critics and pretentions and exasperating movie for some others. Nicole was brilliant here though.

 

The Hours

She received critical acclaim thanks to her performance as Virginia Woolf in this drama film. She earned her the Academy Award for Best Actress. This 2002 British American drama was directed by Stephen Daldry. Meryl Streep and Julianne More also starred along with Ed Harris, John C. Reilly, Jeff Daniels, Miranda Richardson, Toni Collete and Claire Dannes.

 

The Others

This is a 2001 Spanish-American horror film. Written, directed and scored by the Spaniard Alejandro Amenabar. Nicole Kidman is a mother who lives with her two children in a country house during the aftermath of World War II. Both children have a disease characterized by photosensitivity.

 

Cold Mountain

It is a 2003 American epic war drama film directed and written by Anthony Minghella. Based on the novel by Charles Frazier tells the story of a deserter from the Confederate Army during the American Civl War. Jude Law, Renee Zelweger, Natalie Portman, Philips Seymour Hoffman also stars along with Nicole Kidman.