Angelina Jolie: filmography, movie list, main roles
Angelina Jolie is one of the most popular actresses in America. She is the sex symbol of Hollywood and has a large number of fans. Viewers love Jolie for her stunning beauty and tremendous talent. In addition, the actress is constantly involved in charity events and helps orphans. Most of the films that are on the Angelina Jolie filmography are successful.
Angelina Jolie's childhood and her first steps in acting
American actress Angelina Jolie was born in 1975 in the city of Los Angeles. Her parents were famous movie actors, but they divorced when Angelina was little. The actress with her mother and older brother moved to New York. In order to take care of the children, Angelina's mother gave up her acting career. In adolescence, Jolie had serious psychological problems, so she contacted drugs and alcohol.The girl was very worried about the departure of her father from the family, and she did not like her own appearance.
The actress was involved in film school, at the age of 14 she began acting as a model, and after becoming older she began to play in theater productions. The first work in the filmography of Angelina Jolie was created in 1982. At the age of 7, she starred in the film “In Search of a Way Out”, where she performed a cameo role. The second time the actress appeared on the screens 11 years later. Thus began the creative career of Angelina Jolie.
Filmography of Angelina Jolie: the main roles in 1990-2000
Already in her second motion picture, the actress became the leading actor. She starred in the film Cyborg 2: Glass Shade, where she performed the role of a cyborg girl. Motion picture failed at the box office, and Angelina was a little disappointed in the cinema. However, in 1995, she again starred in a film called Hackers. An interesting fact is that in the filmography of Angelina Jolie virtually no secondary roles. In most films, where the actress took part, she performed the role of one of the main characters. In the 90s, Jolie played in 15 films and became popular in America.
The first Oscar of Angelina Jolie
The most successful work of the actress in this period was her role in the motion picture “Interrupted Life”. This film was based on an autobiographical book about life in a psychiatric hospital. Angelina Jolie played the role of a sociopath girl named Fox. Her heroine is in a psychiatric hospital, but she always makes attempts to escape from there. At the clinic, Fox meets a girl named Suzanne. They become close friends and decide to arrange an escape together. They succeed, but then they again become caught. Suzanne manages to recover, and she is released from the hospital, and Lisa remains there. For her role in this film, Angelina Jolie received her first Oscar. This work is among the best in the list of films of Angelina Jolie. Every year the filmography of the actress is replenished with new successful roles in motion pictures.
Further work of the actress
Further work of Angelina Jolie in the world of cinema has become even more successful. In 2001, the actress starred in the movie "The Temptation". Her partner in the work becomes a famous American actor Antonio Banderas.This is a story about how a wealthy man decides to marry his pen pal Julia. Seeing her, the hero realizes that he was not mistaken in his choice. However, after living some time happy married life, Julia steals from her husband and runs away from him. The main character begins to search for his wife and finds out that she is not at all the one for whom she pretended to be. However, the hero is so obsessed with Julia that he is ready to find and bring her back to whatever it is. The role of Julia performed in the film Angelina Jolie. The filmography of the actress in the early 2000s was replenished with new roles in a wide variety of motion pictures: comedies, dramas, action films. In 2002, Jolie took part in the melodrama Life or Something Like That. In this film, the actress played the role of a self-confident reporter. The motion picture turned out to be a failure, and Jolie was even nominated for the “worst actress”. The most successful work in the filmography of Angelina Jolie - the main role in the film projects "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" and "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider".
Angelina Jolie in the movie "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider".
This film is an adaptation of a famous computer game about an archaeologist named Lara Croft.One of the reasons why Jolie decided to play in this film is the fact that one of the main roles in the film was to be performed by the father of actress John Voight. John did not communicate with his daughter for many years, but Angelina decided to try to improve relations with him. But despite all the efforts of the actress, they could not find a common language. Angelina Jolie in the film played the role of the main character Lara Croft. In the story of her character - a fearless girl who is looking for artifacts. One day, before a solar eclipse, the heroine dreams of her father, who asks to find one ancient artifact and destroy it so that it does not fall into the hands of bad people. Lara Croft goes in search of him. On the way, dangerous battles with those who want to seize the artifact await her, but this does not frighten the girl. In the end, she manages to do what her father asked. This film was one of the most famous works in the filmography of Angelina Jolie. In 2003, the second part of the film entitled “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider. The cradle of life.
"Mr. and Mrs. Smith"
The film “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” was released in 2005. This is a story about an ordinary couple, John and Jane. They live a happy family life and think they know everything about each other. However, each of them has its own secret.John and Jane are professional hired killers, but they hide it from each other. They work in two large organizations that compete with each other. The life of spouses proceeds quite evenly until they receive an order for each other. Jane has to kill John, and John has to remove Jane. Then the couple finally reveal the secrets that were hidden from each other. Now their lives are completely changing, John and Jane must decide for themselves what is more important for them, work or personal happiness. Jane played the role of Angelina Jolie, and the hero named John went to actor Brad Pitt. An interesting fact is that this film marked the beginning of the relationship between American movie stars Pitt and Jolie.
The last role of Angelina Jolie
In early 2016, Angelia Jolie made a public announcement that she was ending her acting career. This greatly shocked the fans of the actress. The latest works in the filmography of Angelina Jolie were roles in the movies "Maleficent" and "Cote d'Azur". In the film “Maleficent”, the actress performed the role of the good forest fairy Maleficent. Her heroine falls in love with a guy named Stefan, who every day comes to the forest to visit her. But in order to become a king, Stephen betrays a fairy.He cuts off her wings and brings them to the palace. From this point on Maleficent ceases to be a kind and trusting fairy. She wants to take revenge on the king for having deceived her.
The film "Cote d'Azur" is a collaboration of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. In this film, they act not only as the main characters, but are also directors of the film.
Angelina Jolie is currently
To date, Jolie has abandoned her acting career, and devotes her time to children. In addition, she is engaged in charitable activities. Angelina Jolie is not quite gone from the world of cinema. From 2014, she began making her own films as a director.