Sandra Bullock 's 51st birthday is today, which is not only really hard to believe, but also a great excuse to celebrate one of her best movies of all time: Miss Congeniality. The film came out in 2000, and it's still one of the best female-centric comedies of the 21st century. Bullock is a genius, and she portrays a lead that's both relatable and badass. (Remember S.I.N.G.?) She's the ideal heroine, and it's time we give credit where credit is due. Take a minute to remember why you loved — and should still love — Miss Congeniality.
When Gracie Just Cannot Close the Microwave
When She Falls Down
And Literally Cannot Deal With Walking
When Eric Gets All up in Her Business
When Gracie Makes Music With Her Water Glass
And you tried so hard to do it too, but you just weren't as skilled at it.
When She Calls Out Victor For Being a Jerk
When She's All, "Ay, I'm Walkin' Here!"
When Kathy Morningside Is Not OK
When Eric Secretly Totally Loves Her
When Gracie Practices Her Fake Cry on the Plane
And After That Makeover, When She's Superhot
And Then She Falls Down and It's SO Gracie
And She Answers One of Stan's Questions Perfectly
When Cheryl Misunderstands a Question and It's Just the Best
April 25 is unofficial Cheryl Frasier Day.
When She's Just Done With Training With Victor
When She Rolls Her Eyes at the Chick Who's Upset About the Pizza
And She Just Takes Everyone Out and Gets Them Hammered
Seriously, though, what is in those test tubes of booze?
And When She Imparts Some Wisdom to Cheryl
When Her Fake-Crying Practice Pays Off . . . Sort Of
When She Does This Supersweet Dance
This may or may not be an outtake. Either way, it's great.
And When Cheryl Loses It on Stage During the Finale
Dreams = ruined.