Uma Thurman began her career as a fashion model at the age of 15 before switching to acting, which she discovered in the eighth grade. Her debut film appearance was in Kiss Daddy Goodnight in 1987, which led to her leading part in the Academy Award-winning Dangerous Liaisons. Thurman has since lent her talents to a wide range of films, television shows, and stage productions. Her top performances over the years are listed below.

1. Pulp Fiction (1994)

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Director- Quentin Tarantino

The unpredictable storylines of a well-dressed pair of low-level hitmen; a gangster’s statuesque moll. A double-crossing prizefighter become inexorably entwined as the small-time crooks, Honey Bunny and Pumpkin, muster the guts to hold up their favourite L.A. café. Instead of obtaining a glow-emitting leather bag belonging to their boss, the powerful crime kingpin Marsellus, Vincent Vega and Jules Winnfield wind up with a bloody mess. Fortunately, with men like Mr Wolf on standby to deal with any problem, there’s time to cool off in a long twist contest. While Butch, the proud champion boxer, makes the decision of a lifetime. Things will soon come full circle, as Jules and Vincent will once again find themselves in the ideal dead-end circumstance. Right where it all began: a familiar cafeteria.

2. Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

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Director- Stephen Frears

The Marquise de Merteuil and the Vicomte de Valmont play a hazardous game of seduction in 18th century France. Valmont is a man who counts his success by the number of conquests he has. Merteuil challenges him to seduce Cecile de Volanges, who is about to marry, and offer written proof of his success. He will be rewarded by spending the night with Merteuil. He has no trouble charming Cecile, but his true desire is to seduce Madame de Tourvel. Merteuil refuses to accept his reward for seducing Cecile when she discovers that he has fallen in love with her. Death isn’t far behind.

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3. The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996)

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Director- Michael Lehmann

Dr. Abby Barnes, the host of the radio question-and-answer show “Truth About Cats and Dogs,” is played by Janeane Garofalo, who unknowingly entices a listener over the radio with her soothing voice and attitude. Brian, the radio listener, attempts to meet Abby. But Noelle, is mistaken for the genuine thing when Brian arrives at the studio. Rather than immediately cleaning things up, Abby lets her best friend, Noelle, a tall, attractive blonde, take her place for a bit. Abby adopts the made-up image of Donna. Despite the fact that she believes Brian, a short, adorable brunette, would never go for her. Noelle, the pseudo-Abby, takes her place in the flesh as the real Abby woos Brian over the phone and radio. Abby becomes increasingly certain that Brian would prefer the stunning Noelle than the just attractive Abby as time passes.

3. Gattaca (1997)

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Director- Andrew Niccol

A less-than-perfect man desires to travel to the stars in the not-too-distant future. Because of his genetic make-up, society has labelled Vincent Freeman as unsuitable, and he has been relegated to the underclass of people who are only usable for menial labour. To progress, he adopts the persona of Jerome Morrow, a flawless genetic specimen who is paralysed due to a car accident. Vincent learns to fool DNA and urine sample testing with the help of a specialist. His programme director is slain, and the police initiate an inquiry, compromising his secret, just as he is about to embark on a space trip.

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4. Les Miserables (2012)

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Director- Tom Hooper

Because of his status as an ex-convict, former prisoner Jean Valjean is unable to obtain work after being liberate from the watchful eye of police officer Javert. When he is captured, he steals from a nearby church. But the priest swears that Valjean gets hand the jewels. Valjean undergoes a transformation as a pillar of society and a local businessman as a result of this. Years later, he adopts Cosette, a small girl whose mother, Fantine, a former employee, became a prostitute and died a horrifying death in the gutters after being fired. As the years pass and the Paris Student Rebellion erupts, Cosette matures and falls in love with Marius, a passionate revolutionary, while Javert re-examines Valjean’s dark background.

5. Tape (2001)

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Director- Richard Linklater

A three-character ensemble piece set in a dingy Lansing motel. After a ten-year separation, three people reunite to relive the unresolved drama of their senior year. We are getting intrigue as layers of denial gets gradually peel away. As each character is push to reveal his or her true nature and motivation, the suspense rises. We are mesmerised as they choose which cards to play and which cards to hold, and we gets drag into their lives.

6. Hysterical Blindness (TV Movie 2002)

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Director- Mira Nair

In this melancholy slice of working-class single life in New Jersey, best friends Debby and Beth seek love in the wrong place: Oliver’s, their favourite bar. Rick, a tough contractor, has his eye on Beth but ends up going home with Debby, who is more forceful. The duties of single parenthood further constrain Beth’s style. Debby’s mother Virginia wonders if her affair with widower Nick is real, as she tries to turn what was essentially a casual liaison into a probable marriage with an uninterested Rick. Bobby, the bartender who flirts with Beth, rounds out the romantic possibilities. As preparations go bad, tragedy strikes, and hearts are broken, the women clash.

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7. Kill Bill: Vol I & II (2003/2004)

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Director- Quentin Tarantino

Beatrix Kiddo, sometimes known as Beatrix Kiddo, is a fictional character created by Beatrix The Bride is a trained assassin who get betray by The Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, lead by her former boss Bill, who shot her down at her wedding and left her for dead. Four years later, the Bride awakens and embarks on her retribution mission. The Bride sets out to eliminate her first two targets on her list, Vernita Green, who has retired from the Deadly Viper Assassin Squad and has a daughter, and O-Ren Ishii, who is now the kingpin of the Toyko criminal underworld and leader of the “Crazy 88” crime gang, with the assistance of one of Bill’s former tutors, retired sword maker Hattori Hanzo. The Bride will not stop until every member of The Deadly Viper Assassin Squad is dead, and she will spare Bill for last.

8. Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)

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Director- Lars von Trier

In an alley, a guy named Seligman discovers an unconscious wounded woman and brings her home. Joe is her name, and she is a nymphomaniac, she informs him. Joe discusses her life and sexual experiences with hundreds of men since she was a teenager, while Seligman discusses his interests, which include fly fishing, reading about Fibonacci numbers, and listening to organ music.