Jennifer Lawrence has been many people’s favorite celebrity for a long time because of her very witty humor and brilliant acting chops even though she won the Oscar in 2013 and since then has appeared in many big-budget blockbusters, the American actress has also shown off her brilliant acting talent in numerous small projects. Even Silver Linings Playbook was made with a very tight budget and became one of the best movies ever. So, here are the 5 best Jennifer Lawrence indie movies.
5. The Burning Plain (Hulu)
Synopsis; The story of several different people separated by time and space— Sylvia, a woman in Oregon who must undertake an emotional odyssey to free herself of her past; Mariana and Santiago, two teenagers trying to piece together the shattered lives of their parents in a New Mexico border town; Maria, a little girl who goes on a border-crossing voyage to help her parents find redemption, forgiveness, and love; and Gina and Nick, a couple who must deal with an intense and clandestine affair.
4. The Poker House (Purchase on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Jennifer Lawrence stars in this gritty, coming-of-age drama as Agnes, the resilient eldest sister of a trio of young siblings forced to grow up in a broken home frequented by drug dealers, criminals, pimps and gamblers.
3. Like Crazy (Hulu Premium Subscription)
Synopsis: Like Crazy beautifully illustrates how your first real love is as thrilling and blissful as it is fragile. When a British college student (Felicity Jones) falls for her American classmate (Anton Yelchin, Star Trek), they embark on a passionate and life-changing journey only to be separated by circumstances beyond their control.
2. Winter’s Bone (Peacock)
Synopsis: Winner of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival’s Grand Jury Prize and Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award, this tense, naturalistic thriller follows 17-year-old Ree Dolly as she confronts the local criminal underworld and the harsh Ozark wilderness in order to to track down her father, who has put up the family homestead for his bail. Featuring a star-making performance by Jennifer Lawrence, Winter’s Bone is sure to be one of the most-critically acclaimed films of the year.
1. Silver Linings Playbook (Starz)
Synopsis: After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.