10 best films with Angelina Jolie
Possessing a static beauty that does not change over the years, remaining true to one shade of hair, she instantly transforms on the screen, becoming either a hysterical model, now a caring mother, or a spy. We have compiled for you a selection of films that most clearly demonstrate the acting talent of Angelina Jolie.
Director: Michael Christopher
Starring: Angelina Jolie, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mercedes Ruelle, Eric Michael Cole, Scott Cohen
About: The plot is based on real events. Jolie got the role of a real 70s supermodel Gia Marie Carangi. This Italian-born girl was an ordinary dishwasher until fame turned her head.
The Power of Fear, 1999
Director: Phillip Neuss
Starring: Denzel Washington, Angelina Jolie, Queen Latifah, Michael Rooker
What: Lincoln Rime is a famous forensic scientist, author of many books, forever confined to a hospital bed. Amelia Donagi is a beginner policeman taking her first steps in forensics. When a terrible maniac appears in the city, Amelia becomes Rayma's eyes and ears. With its help, the genius of forensics is trying to solve the mystery of serial killings.
Interrupted Life, 1999
Director: James Mangold
Starring: Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie, Clea DuVall, Brittany Murphy, Elizabeth Moss, Jared Leto
What: 18-year-old Suzanne Keysen (Winona Ryder) ends up in a psychiatric clinic after an unsuccessful suicide attempt. She meets other patients, including Lisa (Angelina Jolie), an aggressive sociopathic girl. After some time, the Fox is approaching Suzanne. She sees in her her old friend, who blames herself for suicide, and for this reason makes an escape from the clinic with Susanna.
Gone in 60 Seconds, 2000
Director: Dominic Sena
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi
About: What can be done in 60 seconds? Smoke a cigarette or have a cup of coffee. But only one professional in the world, the legendary thief nicknamed Memphis, can steal any car in a matter of seconds. However, this time he has to do the impossible: in order to save his brother, he has to steal 50 first-class cars in one night.
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, 2001
Director: Simon West
Starring: Angelina Jolie, John Voight, Ian Glen, Noah Taylor, Daniel Craig
About what: This girl owns different types of hand-to-hand combat, knows how to shoot and get out of any extreme situation unscathed. She is the daughter of Lord Croft. Once under the stairs, she discovers the entrance to the secret room, where there is an antique clock with an amazing device inside. So begin her difficult adventures with riddles and pursuits …
Taking Lives, 2004
Director: DJ Caruso
Starring: Angelina Jolie, Ethan Hawke, Kiefer Sutherland, Gina Rowlands, Olivier Martinez, Cheki Cario
About what: A smart and elusive killer for about twenty years lives in the guise of his victims, using their credit cards, bills, and even pays taxes for them. Therefore, they cannot catch him in any way. Montreal’s detectives are at a standstill in an attempt to catch this criminal and are referring the case to FBI agent Illyana Scott, who uses an unconventional approach to investigating cases.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith, 2005
Director: Doug Lyman
Starring: Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Vince Vaughn, Adam Brody
About what: John and Jane have been married not so long, but they have already begun problems in relationships, they are moving away. It seems to them that they know everything about each other. But it turns out that they don’t know something about each other, namely: both hired killers, and once their interests intersect. John is ordered to Jane, and Jane is ordered to John.
Director: Clint Eastwood
Starring: Angelina Jolie, John Malkovich, Jeffrey Donovan, Gattlin Griffith
About: The film takes place in Los Angeles in the 1920s. A woman performed by Angelina Jolie turns to the police with a statement that her son was missing. The police find him and return him to his mother, but she is sure that someone else's child was slipped to her. Instead of help, the unfortunate mother receives a residence permit in the ward of a clinic for crazy people.
Director: Florian Henkel von Donnersmark
Starring: Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Paul Bettany, Timothy Dalton
What: American tourist Frank comes to Italy to heal a mental wound. In Venice, he meets an unusual woman named Eliza. The wounded heart seems ready to surrender to the new lover. However, the plans of Frank and Eliza are grossly violated by a whirlpool of intrigue and danger.
Director: Robert Stromberg
Starring: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Charlto Copley, Sam Riley
About what: A slightly different interpretation of the plot of “Sleeping Beauty”, where a lot of timing stands out for the evil witch Maleficent and explains how she became a thunderstorm of the kingdom.