Sandra Bullock’s Forgotten Mystery Thriller Is a Big Hit on Netflix After “The Unforgivable” Releases
Sandra Bullock scored another Netflix hit with The unforgivable, three years after the surprising success of Bird box. The success of The unforgivable surprisingly, did not rekindle interest in Bird box although. Instead, another of Bullock’s films on Netflix, Premonition, reached ninth place in Netflix’s Top 10 U.S. Movies this week.
Premonition is a nearly forgotten supernatural thriller that Bullock directed for Sony Pictures in 2007. She stars as Linda Hanson, who lives the days before her husband Jim’s murder in disorder. Linda tries to use the information she has to save Jim from his loss. Julian McMahon, who now stars in CBS ‘ FBI: most wanted, played Jim. Other stars in Premonition include Nia Long, Kate Nelligan, Amber Valletta and Peter Stormare.
The film was written by Bill Kelly, who also wrote the Disney film. Delighted. German filmmaker Mennan Yapo made his Hollywood debut with the film, following the success of his 2004 film Quiet. Premonition hasn’t really helped Yapo’s career. He never made another movie in Hollywood, even though Premonition overcame negative reviews to hit $ 84 million gross worldwide.
Bullock fans have other movies to choose from on Netflix. Irwin Winkler The Internet is a 1995 thriller that will give viewers flashbacks to computers from the mid-1990s. David Gordon Green Our brand is the crisis is a political comedy-drama starring Bullock as a US campaign manager hired by a Bolivian politician. Sure, Bird box is also always available.
The unforgivable released on Netflix on December 10, after a limited theatrical release in late November. Directed by Nora Fingscheidt, it’s an American adaptation of Sally Wainwright’s 2009 British miniseries. unforgiven. Bullock plays Ruth Slater, who is released from prison after serving 20 years for killing a sheriff who kicked her out and her younger sister. After her release, Ruth tries to get her life back on track. Also on the bill are Viola Davis, Vincent D’Onofrio and Jon Bernthal. unforgiven is available in streaming on BritBox in the United States or on Amazon Prime Video with an additional BritBox subscription.
Bullock’s next film, Paramount’s The lost city starring Channing Tatum, hits theaters on March 25. She also stars in Sony’s High-speed train, which opens July 15. Bullock won an Oscar for The blind side, which is available on HBO Max.