** FILE **Julia Roberts, is seen in this March 2000 file photo in Los Angeles. The Oscar-winning star of "Erin Brockovich" was videotaped Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007 in Malibu wildly tailing two videographers in their car, flagging them down and lecturing them for allegedly taping her near a school. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, file)
On this day in 2000, the film Erin Brockovich starring Julia Roberts was released in theaters.
It would open big, and go on to gross over $250 million along with an academy award for best actress for Roberts.
The film told the story about the real-life Brockovich and a case involving a Texas energy company.