The Top 10 Brad Pitt Movies
Brad Pitt is one of the most renowned and celebrated stars in Hollywood. No matter the role he plays in a movie, you will definitely pay to have a glimpse of him and his action.
A few years back, Brad Pitt was just an ordinary good-looking person unknown to the world. Through hard work, he found his way to a stream of TV shows and subsequently Hollywood recognized him.
Brad Pitt was born, and he is an American actor as well as a film producer.
Brad is has won numerous awards and nominations which include the Academy Award among others. His debut came about when he took a role as a cowboy hitchhiker in the film, Thelma & Louise way back in 1991.
It was not until 1992 when he took a leading role in A River Runs Through it and the Legends of the fall in 1994.
His greatest success came in 1995 in the crime thriller, seven along with the science fiction, 12 Monkeys (which earned a Golden Globe Award as the best supporting actor)
However, Brad’s greatest commercial breakthrough came to be with the movies; Troy which was released in 2004, Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005) and later in 2013 World War Z.
As a result of his leading roles and increasing popularity, he got his second and third Academy Award Nominations in 2008 starring in the film, The Curious of Benjamin Button and Moneyball (2011).
His success did not end there. In fact, he received another Academy Award for the best picture in Departed and 12 Years a Slave released in 2013.
Away from the showbiz, Brad Pitt has been recognized as one of the most influential and also, powerful celebrities in Hollywood.
Furthermore, his popularity has seen him cited as being one of the most attractive men in the world by a number of media houses. As such, his personal life has drawn public attention especially his love life.
Brad Pitt’s movies have kept millions of fans across the globe entertained and here we shall review his ten best films in his career.
1. Moneyball (March 17, 2011)
Moneyball is one of the Brad Pitt's movies where he stars alongside Robin Wright and Jonah Hill. In the movie, Brad plays the role of Billy Beane, who is Oakland A's general manager trying to assemble a baseball team.
The task at hand revolves around a lean budget and he resorts to using a computer-generated analysis to have a team of new players. The director of Moneyball is Bennett Miller.
2. Snatch (2000)
On the Brad Pitt's movies list, there is Snatch which is an action-packed comedy, suspense, and drama. He stars alongside Benicio Del Toro, Dennis Farina, and Jason Flemyng.
This is a one hour-forty-two minute movie where a diamond heist goes wrong forcing the gangsters to set out in search for the lost stone.
The whole thing involves unscrupulous boxing promoters, the Russian gangsters, bookmakers, amateur robbers and also a number of Jewish jewelers whose main objective is to find the missing Diamond. The film is directed by Guy Ritchie
3. Fury (2014)
Among the top-rated Brad Pitt's movies is Fury. This is an action-packed drama starring Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, and Logan Lerman and directed by David Ayer.
The film is set in April 1945 when the Allied forces made their final attempt to overturn the events that were taking place during the Second World War.
Wardaddy (Brad Pitt) was a battle-hardened army sergeant commanding Sherman tank with a crew of five men on a dangerous mission behind enemy lines.
4. World War Z (2013)
World War Z is among the best Brad Pitt's movies and it is a pulse-pounding epic depicting the last days of human existence.
The film runs for two hours and three minutes where Brad stars with Mireille Enos and Fana Mokoena. Brad Pitt takes the role of Gerry Lane in the film and he is a former UN employee summoned to help in containing the widespread of a deadly pandemic around the globe.
5. Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005)
Mr. and Mrs. Smith is an action-packed film starring Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, and Kerry Washington. The movie was directed by Doug Liman and it runs for almost two hours.
It involves a husband and wife who find themselves bored with their relationship.
Later, they find out that they have been hired to assassinate each other as enemies. The parental guidance for this film is 13 years and parents are highly cautioned.
6. Troy (2004)
Troy is one of the top-rated Brad Pitt's movies starring alongside Eric Bana and Orlando Bloom. Troy runs for two hours and forty-two minutes.
The story is set in ancient Greece and it gives an account of two of the history's fascinating legendary lovebirds; Paris (Prince of Troy) and Helen (Queen of Sparta). The affair triggers a full-blown war that led to a complete devastation of a civilization.
7. Troy-Director’s Cut (2004)
Troy (Director’s Cut) is a film where Brad Pitt Stars with Eric Bana and Orlando Bloom. The director, Wolfgang Petersen, recreates an ancient world of warships, warring factions, an impenetrable massive fortress city and the legendary Trojan horse.
The two empires come to a sudden downfall as a result of personal interest and pride. The movie runs for three hours and sixteen minutes packed with endless action and drama that keeps you at the edge of your seat.
8. Fight Club (2009)
This is a 139-minute Fight Club movie starring Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Helena Bonham Carter and Meat Loaf. It is a story that will take away your breath, pose a challenge to your prejudices and leave you in stitches with laughter.
The performance of the actors in this action-packed movie leaves you with a lot of questions to ponder.
Here, an insomniac office attendant, on the wake of changing his life, encounters a devil-may-care soap maker. Both end up setting an underground fight club that grows to become something big.
9. The Assassination of Jesse James (2007)
Starring Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck and Sam Shepard, The Assassination of Jesse James depicts the story set in the 1880s about an American Known as Jesse James.
James turns out to be a notorious felony and the most wanted criminal on the run. He is a wanted man by law in ten states in the United States of America.
The two and half hour movie is an action-packed adventure and drama that will keep you guessing the next form of action as events unfold.
10. War Machine (2017)
This is a political satire (on a light note) starring Brad Pitt as Glen McMahon, a commander in the American Military.
The commander is sent on an assignment in Afghanistan to clean up the mess created by the raging war on terrorism.
Even though McMahon is a fictional character, the story is based on real-life General Stanley McChrystal in the book the film is based on.