Berry tackled a more serious role, playing a former drug addict struggling to regain custody of her son in Losing Isaiah (1995), starring opposite Jessica Lange.
She portrayed Sandra Beecher in Race the Sun (1996), which was based on a true story, shot in Australia, and co-starred alongside Kurt Russell in Executive Decision.
No, emerging from the surf to be greeted by James Bond as Ursula Andress had 40 years earlier.Many in the African-American community were critical of Berry for taking the part.Berry responded: "I don't really see a reason to ever go that far again. That scene was special and pivotal and needed to be there, and it would be a really special script that would require something like that again." Berry asked for a higher fee for Revlon advertisements after winning the Academy Award.She then appeared in the X-Men sequels, X2 (2003) and X-Men: The Last Stand (2006).In the 2010s, she appeared in movies such as the science fiction film Cloud Atlas (2012), the crime thriller The Call (2013) and X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014).
Ron Perelman, the cosmetics firm's chief, congratulated her, saying how happy he was that she modeled for his company.