9 Best Angelina Jolie Movies, Ranked

Jolie won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as the charismatic and troubled Lisa Rowe in this drama about young women in a psychiatric hospital

"Girl, Interrupted" (1999)

Jolie stars as the titular character in this retelling of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale from the perspective of the villain, earning praise for her portrayal of the complex and misunderstood character

"Maleficent" (2014)

Directed by Clint Eastwood, Jolie delivers a powerful performance as a mother whose son goes missing, leading to a harrowing investigation and a fight for justice in 1920s Los Angeles

"Changeling" (2008) 

Jolie embodies the iconic video game character Lara Croft in this action-adventure film, showcasing her physicality and charisma in the role of the fearless adventurer

"Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" (2001)

Jolie stars opposite Brad Pitt in this action-comedy about a married couple who discover they are both undercover assassins, leading to a series of hilarious and explosive showdowns

"Mr. & Mrs. Smith" (2005)

Jolie plays a CIA officer accused of being a Russian sleeper agent in this fast-paced action thriller, displaying her skill in intense action sequences and keeping audiences on the edge of their seats

"Salt" (2010)

Based on the true story of journalist Daniel Pearl, Jolie delivers a nuanced performance as his wife, Mariane Pearl, navigating the harrowing ordeal of his abduction and murder in Pakistan

"A Mighty Heart" (2007)

Jolie stars alongside James McAvoy in this stylish action thriller about a secret society of assassins, showcasing her ability to command the screen in high-octane action sequences

"Wanted" (2008)

In this biographical drama, Jolie portrays the tragic life of supermodel Gia Carangi, delving into her rise to fame, struggles with addiction, and ultimately, her untimely death

"Gia" (1998)