The films that made the name “Dark Fairy” Angelina Jolie famous

As an American actress, filmmaker and humanitarian, Angelina Jolie’s name is associated with hit films.

Angelina Jolie and the roles that made her famous

Gia (1998)

Gia is a 1998 biographical television film about the life of model Gia Marie Carangi, starring Jolie, Faye Dunaway, Mercedes Ruehl, and Elizabeth Mitchell. The film is directed by Michael Cristofer, written by Cristofer and Jay McInerney. The film’s soundtrack was composed by Terence Blanchard.

Angelina Jolie in the movie “Gia”

She plays supermodel Gia Carangi, famous in New York in the early 1980s, then addicted to drugs and having a homosexual relationship with Linda, a makeup artist. Carangi died young and was one of the first famous women known to die as a result of AIDS.

Girl, Interrupted (1999)

After leaving a good impression with two dramas, George Wallace (1997) and Gia (1998) , Angelina Jolie had a breakthrough with the psychological drama Girl, Interrupted . The film is based on the memoir of author Susanna Kaysen (played by Winona Ryder) about her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s.

Angelina Jolie in the movie “Girl, Interrupted”

Jolie plays Rowe – a blonde female patient who often smokes cigarettes and is a manipulator of other female patients. The outstanding performance in the film not only made Jolie overshadow Ryder but also brought her prestigious awards. The most prominent of these are the Golden Globe and Oscar 2000 for “Best Supporting Actress”.

Mr. &Mrs. Smith (2005)

The action movie Mr. & Mrs. Smith  was not only a huge success in terms of revenue but also marked a turning point in Jolie’s life when she met and fell in love with actor Brad Pitt on set. In the film, they play the couple John Smith (Pitt) and Jane Smith (Jolie) – who have been married for more than 5 years but still hide each other’s true identities. They were both high-level assassins and eventually unexpectedly encountered each other during a mission.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in the movie “Mr. &Mrs. Smith”

Mr. and Mrs. Smith earned up to 478 million USD for producers and gave Jolie the perfect life partner Brad Pitt. The “real fake love movie” story between them has led to a serious relationship that millions of people admire. In 2014, the “Brangelina” couple officially married in the presence of friends and six children.

Changeling (2008)

The work directed by the legendary Clint Eastwood is one of the heaviest, tense and most talked about films of the 2008 film awards season. Based on a true story, The Lost Child (Changeling) takes audiences to Los Angeles in 1928. One day, single mother Christine (Jolie) returns home to find her 9-year-old son missing. 

Angelina Jolie in the movie “Changeling”

In a panic, she asked for help from the police and five months later, authorities announced they had found her son in Illinois. But when reunited, Christine confirmed that this was not her child, then entered a battle with public opinion and the police force.

When she first read the script, Jolie said she was very moved as a mother, she understood how terrible the fear of one day her child disappearing would be. Her emotional role in The Lost Child earned her the second Oscar nomination of her career in the “Best Actress” category.

The Tourist (2010)

The movie The Tourist is a story about Frank – a heartbroken American guy who goes to Venice (Italy) for solace.

On a train, he is seduced by the mysterious woman Cara Mason. However, she is a hidden agent of Interpool and tries to approach Frank to take advantage of him and infiltrate a notorious criminal organization in Italy.

Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp in the movie “The Tourist”

In the movie Mysterious Tourist , Angelina plays Elise, an Interpol agent caught in a fleeting love affair with a criminal. And Johnny Depp plays Frank, a lovelorn American guy who travels to Venice, Italy to calm his heart. By chance he met a beautiful girl and she took advantage of him to achieve his goals. He was suddenly hunted by an organization and had to face difficult and unpredictable circumstances.

The wonderful combination between the heart-stopping charm of Hollywood stars and the rugged, romantic charm of “pirate” Johnny Depp not only makes Mysterious Tourist a dramatic action and detective film but also also captivates the audience with its luxurious, elegant classic fashion style, amidst the romantic scenery of the ancient city of Venice in every scene.

Maleficent (2014)

In the summer of 2014, Jolie took on the lead role in Disney’s movie Maleficent This is a movie version about the villain of the famous Sleeping Beauty cartoon with many new details. 

Angelina Jolie’s ghostly appearance in the movie “Maleficent”

Maleficent is a magical fairy chosen to protect the magical land of the Moors. When she was young, she befriended a boy and his trust was betrayed. That treacherous person was King Stefan (Sharlto Copley), leading to Maleficent’s broken heart and trust in humanity. She vented all her rage on little Princess Aurora with a terrible curse.

Jolie made the audience feel that it was difficult for anyone to play Maleficent better than her, as this character’s eyes, charisma, and voice… all convinced the audience. With a huge revenue of 758 million USD, Maleficent is the best-selling film to date in Angelina Jolie’s career.

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