8 Times Jennifer Lawrence Proved She's Hollywood's MVP
Jennifer Lawrence is a force to be reckoned with.
She's down-to-earth, relatable, hysterical and officially named Hollywood's Most Valuable Star. She received the honor last year as well, so she's rocking this title two years in a row. You go, Glen Coco.
This actress is just unstoppable. The list of stars was put together by Vulture and was based on awards, box-office success and several other factors. Vulture said,
Put very simply, she is the leading movie star of her generation.
Ain't that the truth. J Law kills it in every role she's ever been given. She's also currently co-writing a new film with Amy Schumer. Can life get any better than this?
In honor of this recognition, let's check out eight times Jennifer Lawrence proved she's a Hollywood MVP. We love you J Law, thanks for inspiring us to be badass and brilliant, like always.
1. When she fought against the Capitol as Katniss Everdeen in "The Hunger Games" Trilogy.
Lawrence has shaped Katniss Everdeen into one of the greatest fictional characters of our generation.
She's the heroine of the story and a female role model who represents power, bravery and strength for women everywhere.
"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2" hits theaters this Friday, so you'll get to see how this story ends very soon. YOU HEAR THAT PRESIDENT SNOW? Katniss is coming for you.
2. When she transformed into the blue mutant Mystique from "X-Men."
The process of physically transforming Lawrence into Mystique took up to seven hours on its own, but once it was complete and her scales were in place, she really nailed the part.
She played Mystique in "X-Men: Days Of Future Past" in 2014 and "X-Men: First Class" in 2011. After this series, she began to take on roles that would take her acting to even greater heights.
3. When she starred alongside Bradley Cooper in "Silver Linings Playbook," a compelling story of two characters finding each other at a time when they needed it most.
J Law won a Golden Globe for Best Actress for her part in this movie because she showed us her ability to take on a range of different emotions.
This was Lawrence's first film with Bradley Cooper, and since then they've proved they're the greatest leading duo of all time. Ugh, Jennifer, when are you not perfection?
4. When she played Rosalyn Rosenfeld, the neurotic housewife in "American Hustle."
Rosalyn is funny, a bit all over the place and one of the key characters in the film. The actress has some powerful scenes like when she sings "Live and Let Die" in her home after she tattles on her husband. It's clear Lawrence steals the show and doesn't need any help from her male costars.
5. When she stars as a determined wife and takes matters into her own hands in "Serena."
Lawrence stars with Bradley Cooper again in this romantic melodrama.
This was their third movie together, and although it may be the weakest of the three, Lawrence is nothing but absolute perfection in the role. This woman has made it clear she's talented enough to take on anything.
6. When she risks her life to figure out the truth of her family in "Winter's Bone."
Although this is one of J Law's earlier roles, it still plays an important part in how she got from point A to point B. Lawrence plays Ree Dolly, a teenager from Missouri who must take care of her siblings and sets out on a quest to find her father.
It's a chilling, suspenseful story and Lawrence delivers an impressive performance once again.
7. When she plays a 14-year-old mistreated by the people who visit her mother's whorehouse in "The Poker House."
Another early movie, "The Poker House," is noted for being Lawrence's first major movie role. It's especially a great film to watch to see just how young Jennifer Lawrence was when she was started to become a true actress.
8. Additionally, Jennifer Lawrence will play a strong-willed family woman in the upcoming movie "Joy."
The movie hits theaters December 25, so I'm eager to see what this new role brings. Either way, it's clear Jennifer Lawrence is deserving of being Hollywood's Most Valuable Star.
Thanks for everything you do, J Law. You're a role model for all of us and most definitely a Hollywood MVP.