Also that year, Diaz reprised her voice role of Princess Fiona in Shrek Forever After, the fourth installment in the Shrek series.
Although the film opened to mixed reviews from critics, it grossed a worldwide total of over 2 million and became the fifth top-grossing films released that year.
In Ridley Scott's The Counselor, Diaz's only film project of 2013, a thriller film about greed, death, the primal instincts of humans and their consequences, she starred along with Michael Fassbender, Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz and Brad Pitt.
Other high-profile credits include Charlie's Angels (2000) and its sequel Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003), The Sweetest Thing (2002), In Her Shoes (2005), The Holiday (2006), What Happens In Vegas (2008), My Sister's Keeper (2009), Knight and Day (2010), The Green Hornet (2011), Bad Teacher (2011), What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012), The Counselor (2013), The Other Woman, Sex Tape, and Annie (all 2014).
Diaz received four Golden Globe Award nominations for her performances in Being John Malkovich (1999), Vanilla Sky (2001), Gangs of New York (2002) and There's Something About Mary (1998), for the latter of which she also won the New York Film Critics Best Lead Actress Award. domestic box office grosses of Diaz's films total over US$3 billion, with worldwide grosses surpassing $7 billion, making her the second highest-grossing U. domestic box office actress (after Scarlett Johansson).
based on the recommendation of an agent for Elite, who met the film's producers while they were searching for the lead actress.
Having no previous acting experience, she started acting lessons after being cast.
Diaz returned to mainstream films with My Best Friend's Wedding and A Life Less Ordinary, both released in 1997.