Angelina Jolie is one of the most eminently seen actresses of Hollywood, she has made her career successful after working a lot. She is, no doubt, a beautiful, successful and well-paying Hollywood diva. We can certify her to be an actress who has managed to make her career exceptional in American film industry. All this has happened due to her effortless skills and bold personality. Beside being a blockbuster actress, and a mother of four children, Angelina Jolie is the inspiration for various young girls looking for a career in Hollywood. It isn’t wrong to say that she is a highly impressive woman with lots of hidden abilities and work capacities—that together made Angelina an appealing actress. Let us check out the list of top 10 best and most famous Angelina Jolie movies ever.
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It is one of the big hits of HBO Television. The story of this Angelina Jolie movie is based on the super model Gia Marie Carangi who lost her life at the age of 26 due because of HIV. Before dying, she struggled through the drug addiction. She was a super model of her time. Angelina has played the role of same lady in this film. She is shown to have many insecurities; and played the role very well. The emotional scenes of Angelina in GIA especially speak off themselves about how much skilled this lady is.
9. The Good Shepherd
2006’s The Good Shepherd is one of Angelina most amazing movies. Though it recouped its budget, the film couldn’t get much success on box office, but still was something to entertain Angelina’s fans to much extent. It stars Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, William Hurt, and Robert De Niro.
8. Playing by Heart
Playing by Heart stars Sean Connery, Dennis Quaid, Madeleine Stowe, and Ellen Burstyn, with Angelina; is a romantic drama of about two hours. It bowed in December 1998; the film’s director and screenwriter is Willard Carroll. Jolie earned a huge income and got much appreciation from this movie, and the overall views of the people were mixed; some critized the story, while others considered it nice. The on-screen chemistry of Angilan with Ryan Phillippe is worth see.
Wanted is an action movie with lots of excitement and fun for the viewers. It is Timur Bekmambetov’s big-screen adaptation of Mark Millar’s comic book. Its story is about a guild of double-crossing assassins who try to draw their assassinated colleague’s son into a web of murderous intrigue. The film has served an impressive stack of visual thrills, competing various such movies to much extent. The film grossed about USD350 million worldwide.
6. A Mighty Heart
A Mighty Heart is another great film of Angelina. Its story was much based upon the incident of 9/11 or its aftermath. It grossed no more than USD20 million at the box office, but Angelina’s acting was liked the most. The story is about journalist Daniel Pearl, who was kidnapped and killed in 2002 by terrorists in 2002. Pearl’s wife Mariane wrote the memoir.
5. Lara Croft Tomb Raider
Lara Croft Tomb Raider is loaded with fun for Angelina’s fans. The film marks Angelina as the true thriller action actress, and she played her iconic role very nicely. The film proved to be a financial success of her career and grossed over USD200 million. Angelina has flawlessly performed the stunts in this film; it seems that there wasn’t any situation of action she failed to deal perfectly.
4. Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Mr. & Mrs. Smith is one of her life’s strongest and most famous films. Jolie has played the role of a happily married business woman; Jane Smith. The movie stars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt; and their sizzling on-screen chemistry is worth see. Both appeared in the film as married assassins but don’t know that both are competing each other. They remain together for six years; the film has much action, comedy and romance to captivate your attention. Angelina was paid USD20 million for the movie.
3. Beyond Borders
Although Beyond Borders wasn’t a financial success, but the film gave a new turn of success to Angelina’s life. The movie was directed by Martin Campbell, and the story is about the aid-workers. Angelina adopted her first son during the movie. She got much involved in the charity work and third world relief. Angelina is also a Goodwill Ambassador for United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees and helps need persons and orphans worldwide.
Salt, a great action movie of 20th century, reminds us of the action of 80’s and 90’s. Angelina has played the role of Evelyn Salt, a CIA agent. It was, for me, one of the mind-blowing Angelina Jolie’s movies with unexpected physical stunts and mental tricks. The story, however, is a little predictable; but this thrill movie made Angelina an honorable actress.
2008’s Changeling received several praises, and Angelina bagged an award for her strong role. She was also nominated for one Academy Award for her portrayal of Christine Collins, a Los Angeles woman. It is believed that America’s attitude toward women has changed; this is what is reflected in this film, which proved to be a modest box office success. The film was directed by Clint Eastwood.