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Red carpet flashback! 10 years of Jennifer Lawrence at premieres, awards shows

Yahoo Movies Editorial
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At 27, Jennifer Lawrence takes on what she describes as her most challenging role yet in the new Darren Aronofsky thriller Mother!, hitting theaters this weekend. With three films in production for 2018, we can look forward to more stylish red carpet appearances by the Oscar-winning actress in the future — and if the past is our guide, she’s a welcome presence at any movie premiere. For evidence, take a look back at 10 years’ worth of memorable red carpet moments starting with her professional breakthrough as a TV actress in 2007.

Movieguide Faith and Values Awards (2007)

Jennifer Lawrence hits her first red carpet at age 16 on Feb. 20, 2007, after having booked only a few small TV roles. (Photo: Getty Images)

Turner Summer TCA Press Tour (2007)

Lawrence’s first first major role comes as a main cast member on the short-lived cable comedy The Bill Engvall Show. She poses with co-stars Graham Patrick Martin, Skyler Gisondo, and Bill Engvall at the TBS Summer Press Tour on July 15, 2007. (Photo: Getty Images)>

‘The Poker House’ Premiere (2008)

Lawrence stars as the big sister to a very young Chloë Grace Moretz in this drama directed by Lori Petty. J.Law would win an Outstanding Performance award at the Los Angeles Film Festival — where the movie debuted on June 23, 2008. (Photo: Getty Images)

‘The Burning Plain’ Premiere (2009)

At 19, Lawrence attends the premiere of The Burning Plain with co-star Charlize Theron. The two portrayed the same character at different stages of her life. (Photo: Getty Images)

Hollywood Awards Gala (2010)

With her film career starting to take off, Lawrence is honored with the New Hollywood Award at the annual Hollywood Awards Gala on Oct. 25, 2010. (Photo: Getty Images)

The Academy Awards (2011)

Lawrence receives her first Oscar nomination for her role in Winter’s Bone. She is also nominated for a Golden Globe and Independent Spirit award that year. (Photo: Getty Images)

‘The Hunger Games’ Premiere (2012)

The now 20-year-old rising star lands the coveted role of Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games series based on the popular YA novels. She appears at the Los Angeles premiere with co-stars Josh Hutcherson (left) and Liam Hemsworth (right) on March 12, 2012. (Photo: Getty Images)

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Premiere (2012)

Lawrence followed up her Hunger Games success with a starring role in romantic comedy-drama Silver Linings Playbook alongside Bradley Cooper (right), directed by David O. Russell (left). The film premiered at the Toronto Film Festival on Sept. 8, 2012. (Photo: Getty Images)

The Academy Awards (2013)

At age 22, Lawrence becomes the second-youngest Best Actress winner at the Academy Awards for her role in Silver Linings Playbook. She also charms the nation as she famously tripped on her way up to the stage to accept her Oscar. (Photo: Getty Images)

‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Premiere (2013)

Lawrence wows at the premiere of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire with a new pixie cut and sheer dress. Here she poses with (left to right) co-stars Elizabeth Banks, Hemsworth, and Hutcherson. (Photo: Getty Images)

The Golden Globe Awards (2014)

The actress reunited with director David O. Russell and Bradley Cooper for ’70s crime drama American Hustle. The film is nominated for seven Golden Globe awards, with Amy Adams and Lawrence winning for their respective performances. (Photo: Getty Images)

‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Premiere (2014)

Lawrence stars as the beautiful blue mutant Mystique in her second go-round in the successful X-Men franchise. She stops for photographers at the New York premiere on May 10, 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1’ Premiere (2014)

Lawrence and Elizabeth Banks smile at the Los Angeles premiere of the first installment of Mockingjay on Nov. 17, 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

Comic-Con (2015)

After appearing on panels for her two big franchise films — The Hunger Games and X-Men — Lawrence poses with comic-book legend and X-Men co-creator Stan Lee on July 11, 2015. (Photo: Getty Images)

‘Serena’ Premiere (2015)

Lawrence stars opposite Bradley Cooper for a third time in the Depression-era drama Serena. Two years after the movie is completed, the actors attend a New York screening. (Photo: Getty Images)

Hand and Footprint Ceremony (2015)

To mark the opening of the fourth and final installment in The Hunger Games series, the star trio is immortalized in cement at the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Oct. 31, 2015. (Photo: Getty Images)

The Golden Globes (2016)

Joy, Lawrence’s third film with David O. Russell,brings her top acting nominations at all the major award shows — including the Oscars. She and the director arrive together to the 2016 Golden Globes on Jan. 10. (Photo: Getty Images)

CinemaCon (2016)

Lawrence appears at the exhibitors’ convention in Las Vegas with Chris Pratt, her co-star in the sci-fi drama Passengers. (Photo: Getty Images)

‘X-Men Apocalypse’ Premiere (2016)

Showing off her new icy blond locks, the star attends the premiere for her third X-Men movie with co-star James McAvoy on May 9, 2016, in London. (Photo: Getty Images)

‘Passengers’ (2016)

Lawrence and Pratt were all smiles during the Los Angeles premiere. The two become fast friends during the filming of the romantic drama set in space. Pratt told MTV News at CinemaCon that they “bonded over a mutual love of Dumb & Dumber. [And] just like jokes and life.” (Photo: Getty Images)

‘Mother!’ Venice Film Festival Premiere (2017)

Lawrence poses on the red carpet with her co-stars during the 2017 Venice Film Festival. The film’s premiere at the festival was met by critics with mixed reviews. The director seems to delight in leaving the audience scratching their heads, telling reporters “I’ve been making it clear that this is a roller-coaster ride: only come on it if you are really prepared to do the loop-the-loop a few times.” As for his leading lady, she responded to the character, a departure from her typical spirited female roles, saying at the Venice press conference for the film, “It was difficult. It was the most I’ve ever had to pull out of myself.” (Photo: Getty Images)

‘Mother’ (2017)

Lawrence walked the red carpet with co-star Javier Bardem (right) and director Darren Aronofsky (left) at the New York premiere. The film proved to be a very intense experience for Lawrence. “I had trouble calming down and coming back after he called cut,” she explained to Variety. “I’ve always been fine snapping out of it, but I’ve never had to go this dark before. I kind of lost control of myself. I tore my diaphragm and popped my chest rib out.”


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