Started acting right out from high school to now being a part of the marvel cinematic universe with the “The Eternals movie”, Angelina Jolie is the living legend of the Hollywood industry. She has starred in over more than 55 movies and at the same time produced and directed several more. All Angelina Jolie movies are amazing that it is difficult to select the best one but we have prepared a list for you all. Read this blog to know about all the best Angelina Jolie movies for your weekend binge list!
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Mr. & Mrs. Smith – 2005
This movie was released in 2005 and brought together Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie as a couple. This action-comedy was directed by Doug Liman and narrated the story of a bored husband and wife who are assassins in competing agencies and are given the job to eliminate each other. Brad Pitt delivers an exceptional performance but Jolie manages to outshine him in the movie. Although It’s not the hardest role she’s ever had to pull off, she manages to perform exceptionally well in this action-comedy as well.
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Maleficent – 2014
Maleficent that was released in 2014 is one of the other hits by Jolie. This movie takes a wicked approach and narrates the story from a villain’s perspective with Jolie playing the role of the villain. Angelina Jolie’s character in the movie has shades of both sinister and sympathetic. This movie by Disney was an attempt to modernize the old classics.
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A Mighty Heart – 2007
A Mighty Heart that was released in 2007 stars Angelina Jolie as a mixed-race Mariane Pearl. She plays the wife of a Wall Street Journal reporter, Daniel Pearl. This movie showcased Jolie’s second-best performance and was more of a documentary. What makes this movie even more noteworthy is the fact that Angelina Jolie tones down the star power which makes it kind of more distressing. It’s not a movie one would call fun or enjoyable.
Gia – 1998
In this biographical HBO movie, Jolie looks the best onscreen. She plays the role of Gia Marie Carangi who is a supermodel. What makes this movie a hit is the display of a range of emotions by Jolie. Gia Carangi doesn’t have the best and easy life so the movie revolves around the use of drugs and wild outbursts. With this movie, she proved that she could clearly pull off any role and it remains one of her most powerful performances even after years.
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Kung Fu Panda – 2008
The original Kung- Fu Panda is the kind of movie that you could watch again and again without ever getting tired of it. It revolves around the story of a Panda, played by Jack Black. Angelina Jolie’s character was that of a Tigress. She is the toughest warrior in the Furious Five, a band of expert fighters that the Kung Fu Panda idolizes and eventually befriends. Angelina Jolie yet again gives her best performance as Tigress. Although her character is tough as nails but exudes a vulnerable softness that could be pulled off by Jolie only.
Girl, Interrupted – 1999
Through this movie, Jolie earned her first Academy Award for acting. It can be said that this movie is a quintessential Angelina Jolie movies. The movie revolves around the story of a girl who lives in a mental institution, although this character is not played by Jolie. It is surprising to note that Angelina Jolie is not the main character of the movie yet she is a very notable character in the movie and it’s because she plays such a charismatic role in this movie. Her role is that of a sociopath who gets what she wants because of her charms, and she ultimately forms a bond with Winona Rider’s character that is both icky and sweet. She was awarded the Best Supporting Actress award that year for her role in this movie.
Wanted – 2008
Wanted released in 2008 is one of the best action movies of Jolie. Jolie plays the role of Fox, an assassin who mentors an account manager to become an assassin in a secret group known as “The Fraternity”. It can be said that this movie of Jolie is the epitome of action films. And while she may not be the main character of the movie (that would be James McAvoy), she definitely gathers the most attention.
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