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List of Angelina Jolie Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Maleficent (2014)
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Maleficent
PG
253
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A powerful winged fairy living in a magical forest is betrayed by her true love in his ambition to be king. She becomes the witch of her dark kingdom, Maleficent, and puts a curse on the new king's infant daughter that only true love could break. However, she gradually grows attached to the princess and regrets her decision.

Role:
Maleficent
Starring:
Elle Fanning, Brenton Thwaites, Sharlto Copley, Lesley Manville, Imelda Staunton
Directed By:
Robert Stromberg
2. Gia (1998)
93
10
Gia
R
93
10
Role:
Gia Carangi
Starring:
Faye Dunaway, Mila Kunis, Elizabeth Mitchell, Eric Michael Cole, Kylie Travis, Louis Giambalvo
Directed By:
Michael Cristofer
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
3. Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)
139
15
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life
PG-13
139
15

The sequel to Lara Croft: Tomb Raider follows badass archeologist Lara Croft on her quest to find Pandora’s box which contains deadly organisms capable of killing millions. She is in a race against time to stop criminals Jonathan Reiss and Chen Lo from finding and using the box for evil. 

Role:
Lara Croft
Starring:
Gerard Butler, Til Schweiger, Noah Taylor, Ciarán Hinds, Chris Barrie
Directed By:
Jan de Bont
4. Changeling (2008)
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Changeling
R
230
28

A film that explores the dark themes of child endangerment, political corruption, female disempowerment, and mistreatment of mental health patients, Changeling follows the story of a woman who is deemed “delusional” for rightfully questioning police authority in a case concerning her missing son. 

Role:
Christine Collins
Starring:
John Malkovich, Gattlin Griffith, Michelle Gunn, Michael Kelly, Jan Devereaux
Directed By:
5. Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
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26
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
PG-13
207
26

The live-action adaptation is based on one of the most successful interactive video games featuring the titular character Lara Croft. Lara must retrieve the mysterious artifact, the Triangle of Light from the Illuminati and their agent Manfred Powell. She has to destroy it before they can use its power. 

Role:
Lara Croft
Starring:
Directed By:
Simon West
6. Salt (2010)
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30
Salt
PG-13
237
30

A Russian defector, Orlov, turns himself in to CIA and accuses Evelyn Salt of being a Russian sleeper agent who will kill Russian president Boris Matveyev at the funeral of American Vice president. Consequently Evelyn Salt, a CIA agent, is forced to escape and now has to prove her innocence, protect her husband and uncover the conspiracy.

Role:
Evelyn Salt
Directed By:
Phillip Noyce
7. Girl, Interrupted (1999)
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21
Girl, Interrupted
R
172
21

This psychological drama, based on author Susanna Kaysen's memoir, is an account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown when she was 18 years old. Diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, she struggles to cope with her stay at the institution with fellow patients, especially the controlling sociopath Lisa.

Role:
Lisa
Directed By:
James Mangold
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
8. The Bone Collector (1999)
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21
The Bone Collector
R
143
21

The Bone Collector is a crime-thriller that revolves around a paraplegic detective and a newly recruited patrol officer, with great forensic skills, who set about solving a series of grisly murders committed by a psychopath who leaves gruesome clues at every crime scene. Starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie, this film has a lot of drama and gory violence too.

Role:
Amelia Donaghy
Starring:
Denzel Washington, Queen Latifah, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Rooker, Michael McGlone
Directed By:
Phillip Noyce
9. Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
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Mr. & Mrs. Smith
PG-13
295
46

John and Jane Smith, an apparently normal couple with a dull married life, suddenly discover that both are working as assassins for rival firms after being assigned the same target. Their target escapes in the ensuing confusion, and they are given one final assignment by their respective agencies: to kill the other Smith.

Role:
Jane Smith
Directed By:
Doug Liman
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Fight
10. The Tourist (2010)
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25
The Tourist
PG-13
154
25

When Frank Tupelo meets a beautiful woman, Elise, on board a train to Venice, he takes it as a chance encounter. However, soon he finds himself being chased by Inspector John Acheson as well as a mobster, Reginald Shaw, both of who believe that he is the wanted Alexander Pearce who has undergone a surgery to change his face.

Role:
Elise Clifton-Ward
Directed By:
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
11. Wanted (2008)
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Wanted
R
233
39

Wesley Gibson, an abused office worker frustrated with his job and personal life, learns that his estranged father was an assassin and was recently killed by a hitman named Cross, who is now after him. Rescued by the sexy assassin Fox, he must learn the ropes of the trade to be able to face Cross himself.

Role:
Fox
Starring:
Morgan Freeman, James McAvoy, Chris Pratt, Terence Stamp, Thomas Kretschmann
Directed By:
Timur Bekmambetov
12. Hackers (1995)
72
14
Hackers
PG-13
72
14

The film tells the story of a young boy Dade, who is banned from using computers till the age of 18, due to this childhood pranks. However, he eventually discovers a sinister plot of an evil genius to unleash a lethal virus. 

Role:
Kate
Starring:
Penn Jillette, Lorraine Bracco, Marc Anthony, Jonny Lee Miller, Jesse Bradford, Matthew Lillard, Laurence Mason
Directed By:
Iain Softley
13. Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)
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24
Gone in Sixty Seconds
PG-13
123
24

Reformed car thief Memphis Raines is forced out of retirement after crime lord Raymond Calitri threatens to kill his brother following a botched car theft. Tasked with stealing 50 luxury cars within 3 days, he must assemble his former associates and pull off the perfect heist while fending off the police and a rival gang.

Role:
Sara 'Sway' Wayland
Starring:
Nicolas Cage, Robert Duvall, Giovanni Ribisi, Vinnie Jones, T.J. Cross, William Lee Scott
Directed By:
Dominic Sena
14. Original Sin (2001)
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Original Sin
193
44

When Cuban businessman, Luis Vargas, meets his mail-order bride, Julia Russell, he falls crazily in love with her and after marriage, grants her access to his money. But she is not what she seems to be. With her lover Billy, she had planned the con-game to steal his money. What she did not plan was, to fall in love with the man.

Role:
Julia Russell / Bonny Castle
Starring:
Antonio Banderas, Thomas Jane, Jack Thompson, Gregory Itzin
Directed By:
Michael Cristofer
15. Foxfire (1996)
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Foxfire
R
58
16

Five teen girls develop an unlikely friendship after they beat up a teacher who was harassing them sexually. Although this gets them suspended, they build a solid friendship. Eventually, they start meeting at an abandoned house, but soon their wild ways begin to get out control.

Role:
Legs Sadovsky
Starring:
Peter Facinelli, Hedy Burress, Jenny Lewis, Jenny Shimizu, Sarah Rosenberg
Directed By:
Annette Haywood-Carter
16. Beyond Borders (2003)
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19
Beyond Borders
R
79
19

Beyond Borders is a romantic adventure drama film which tells the story of a married woman who meets a renegade doctor and decides to help him in his relief mission in war-torn Africa. They soon find themselves in a dangerous mission to help humanity from poverty and war.

Role:
Sarah Jordan
Starring:
Clive Owen, Teri Polo, Linus Roache, Noah Emmerich
Directed By:
17. Taking Lives (2004)
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34
Taking Lives
R
147
34

Serial killer, Martin Asher, has been impersonating his victims as he makes his way across North America. When FBI profiler Illeana Scott is asked to profile the killer by Montreal Inspector Leclair, she becomes close to art dealer James Costa, who was an eyewitness to Martin’s last murder. But when James becomes Martin’s next target, sinister secrets are revealed. 

Role:
Illeana
Starring:
Ethan Hawke, Kiefer Sutherland, Justin Chatwin, Gena Rowlands, Olivier Martinez
Directed By:
D.J. Caruso
18. Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
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16
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
PG
50
16

When giant robots start attacking his city, Sky Captain Joe Sullivan fights them off using his private air force called the Flying Legion. But with the looming threat of the mysterious scientist, Dr. Totenkopf, and his robots, Joe has to team up with reporter Polly Perkins to stop Totenkopf from destroying all of humanity.  

Starring:
Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Bai Ling, Giovanni Ribisi, Michael Gambon
Directed By:
Kerry Conran
19. Pushing Tin (1999)
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13
Pushing Tin
R
37
13

An air traffic controller is known to be the best in the business, but his status is threatened when there is a newcomer. Their feud eventually goes beyond their workspace and it also threatens their personal lives and relationships.  

Role:
Mary Bell
Starring:
John Cusack, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett, Jake Weber
Directed By:
Mike Newell
20. Life or Something Like It (2002)
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15
Life or Something Like It
PG-13
42
15
Role:
Lanie Kerrigan
Starring:
Edward Burns, Tony Shalhoub, Christian Kane, James Gammon
Directed By:
Stephen Herek
21. Hell's Kitchen (1998)
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8
Hell's Kitchen
R
27
8
Role:
Gloria
Starring:
Mekhi Phifer, Rosanna Arquette, William Forsythe, Johnny Whitworth
Directed By:
Tony Cinciripini
22. Mojave Moon (1996)
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10
Mojave Moon
R
24
10
Role:
Eleanor 'Elie' Rigby
Starring:
Danny Aiello, Alfred Molina, Anne Archer, Michael Biehn
Directed By:
Kevin Dowling
23. A Mighty Heart (2007)
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17
A Mighty Heart
R
40
17

Based on real events, A Mighty Heart is a historical suspense drama film, which tells the story of Mariane, a pregnant woman married to a journalist named Daniel Pearl. Pearl, who worked for the Wall Street Journal, was kidnapped by supporters of terrorist Omar Saeed Sheikh, after which Marianne starts trying to find him.

Role:
Mariane Pearl
Starring:
Irrfan Khan, Archie Panjabi, Dan Futterman, Mohammed Afzal, Mushtaq Khan
Directed By:
Michael Winterbottom
24. Playing by Heart (1998)
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21
Playing by Heart
R
52
21

Playing by Heart is a romantic comedy drama film which revolves around eleven different characters, who are all related as they create a story of love, heartbreak, hope, acceptance and forgiveness.

Role:
Joan
Starring:
Jon Stewart, Hilary Duff, Dennis Quaid, Anthony Edwards, Jeremy Sisto, Nastassja Kinski, Sean Connery
Directed By:
Willard Carroll
25. By the Sea (2015)
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18
By the Sea
R
45
18

Roland, a successful writer, along with his wife Vanessa, drive to a coastal hotel in France as Roland aspires to write a new story. Although they are married, their relationship is not what it used to be, and they struggle to fix their crumbling marriage.

Role:
Vanessa
Starring:
Mélanie Laurent, Brad Pitt, Melvil Poupaud, Niels Arestrup
Directed By:
Angelina Jolie
26. True Women (1997)
27
11
True Women
PG-13
27
11
Role:
Georgia Virginia Lawshe Woods
Starring:
Haylie Duff, Rachael Leigh Cook, Michael York, Hilary Duff, Dana Delany, Annabeth Gish, Tina Majorino
Directed By:
Karen Arthur
27. Alexander (2004)
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22
Alexander
R
50
22

The movie follows Alexander the Great from his childhood and continues till his adventurous life comes to end with his death at the age of thirty two. When he becomes the King of Macedonia, he starts off an expedition to conquer the world – Persia, Egypt, Afghanistan and India. His relationships with his parents Philips and Olympias; friend Hephaistion and wife Roxana are also explored.

Role:
Olympias
Starring:
Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Colin Farrell, Christopher Plummer, Oliver Stone, Val Edward Kilmer, Rosario Dawson, Brian Blessed
Directed By:
28. The Good Shepherd (2006)
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The Good Shepherd
R
42
19

A fictionalized retelling of the birth of the CIA, the movie revolves around the life of CIA officer Edward Wilson.  While his methods become popular in the CIA, he has to contend with KGB agents and double-agents. Unfortunately, his dedication to duty will test his dedication to his family. 

Role:
Margaret 'Clover' Russell
Starring:
Matt Damon, Robert De Niro, Billy Crudup, Alec Baldwin, Eddie Redmayne, Tammy Blanchard
Directed By:
29. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)
22
5
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
PG
22
5

Maleficent alienates herself from her goddaughter Aurora as she is opposed to her engagement with Prince Philip. But they are unaware of the fact that an enemy is lurking  nearby who wants to take advantage of their quarrel and destroy everything dear to them.

Role:
Maleficent
Starring:
Michelle Pfeiffer, Elle Fanning, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sam Riley
Directed By:
Joachim Rønning
30. Love Is All There Is (1996)
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14
Love Is All There Is
R
23
14
Starring:
Joy Behar, Alanna Ubach, Connie Stevens, Abe Vigoda, Dick Van Patten, Paul Sorvino, Lainie Kazan
Directed By:
Joseph Bologna, Renée Taylor
31. The Eternals (2021)
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12
The Eternals
UA
27
12

The Eternals are a race of super powered immortal beings who have been living secretly on Earth for thousands of years. When they learn that the Deviants, mankind’s most ancient enemies, have reappeared to threaten the Earth, the Eternals are forced to come out of the shadows.

Role:
Thena
Starring:
Salma Hayek
32. Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021)
22
12
Those Who Wish Me Dead
R
22
12

Connor is a young teen boy who witnesses two assassins committing a murder, after which he finds himself pursued by them. He soon meets a young woman named Hannah, who takes it upon herself to protect him from the assassins who are in pursuit.

Role:
Hannah
Starring:
Jon Bernthal, Nicholas Hoult
33. George Wallace (1997)
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12
George Wallace
16
12
Role:
Cornelia Wallace
Starring:
Mare Winningham, Gary Sinise, Clarence Williams III, Joe Don Baker
Directed By:
John Frankenheimer
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
34. Playing God (1997)
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15
Playing God
R
16
15

Eugene Sands is a surgeon whose medical license is revoked after he operates under the influence of drugs. His life takes a turn when a crime lord named Raymond Blossom decides to hire him as a personal physician. But, things get complicated when an FBI agent blackmails him to become an informant.

Role:
Claire
Starring:
Gary Dourdan, Peter Stormare, David Duchovny, Timothy Hutton, Michael Massee
Directed By:
Andy Wilson
35. Lookin' to Get Out (1982)
14
16
Lookin' to Get Out
R
14
16

Alex has lost $10,000 in a poker game in New York. Realizing that he cannot pay it back, he moves to Las Vegas with his friend Jerry, hoping to amass enough cash so that he can pay back his debtors, Joey and Harry. Sure enough, they win a $500,000 victory at the tables; but what follows is not what they have planned for. 

Starring:
Ann-Margret, Jon Voight, Burt Young, Bert Remsen
Directed By:
Hal Ashby
36. Angela & Viril (1993)
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13
Angela & Viril
16
13
Role:
Angela
Directed By:
Steven Shainberg
37. Without Evidence (1995)
19
16
Without Evidence
19
16
Role:
Jodie Swearingen
Starring:
Scott Plank, Anna Gunn, Andrew Prine, Paul Perri
Directed By:
Gill Dennis
38. Alice & Viril (1993)
18
14
Alice & Viril
18
14
Role:
Alice
Directed By:
Steven Shainberg
39. A Place in Time (2007)
13
16
A Place in Time
13
16
Role:
Herself
Starring:
Anne Hathaway, Hazel Armenante, Nicole Barré, Djimon Hounsou, Wyclef Jean
Directed By:
Angelina Jolie
40. The Fever (2004)
13
15
The Fever
13
15
Role:
Revolutionary
Starring:
Michael Moore, Vanessa Redgrave, Cameron D'Angelo, Kiera D'Angelo, Geraldine James
Directed By:
Carlo Gabriel Nero

Director

Unbroken (2014)
26
10
Unbroken
PG-13
26
10

A record holder Olympic athlete, Louis Zamperini joins WWII. His aircraft crash lands into ocean and survives an attack by a Japanese plane. After 47 days on the raft, he and his friend Phil are captured by Japanese Navy and sent to separate prison camps as POW. A ruthless prison guard Mutsuhiro Watanabe tortures and tries to break Louis, but he is far stronger.

Starring:
Jai Courtney, Garrett Hedlund, Jack O'Connell, Domhnall Gleeson, Miyavi, Finn Wittrock
Directed By:
Angelina Jolie
First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers (2017)
12
5
First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers
12
5
Starring:
Sareum Srey Moch, Phoeung Kompheak, Sveng Socheata, Tharoth Sam
Directed By:
Angelina Jolie
By the Sea (2015)
8
6
By the Sea
R
8
6

Roland, a successful writer, along with his wife Vanessa, drive to a coastal hotel in France as Roland aspires to write a new story. Although they are married, their relationship is not what it used to be, and they struggle to fix their crumbling marriage.

Starring:
Mélanie Laurent, Brad Pitt, Melvil Poupaud, Niels Arestrup
Directed By:
Angelina Jolie
A Place in Time (2007)
5
5
A Place in Time
5
5
Starring:
Anne Hathaway, Hazel Armenante, Nicole Barré, Djimon Hounsou, Wyclef Jean
Directed By:
Angelina Jolie
In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011)
7
9
In the Land of Blood and Honey
R
7
9

During the Bosnian War, Daniel, a soldier who is fighting for the Serbs, meets his former lover Ajla, a Bosnian, as a captive in the camp that he is overseeing.   

Starring:
Zana Marjanovic, Goran Kostic, Rade Serbedzija, Vanessa Glodjo, Nikola Djuricko
Directed By:
Angelina Jolie

Narrator/Dubbing

The One and Only Ivan (2020)
13
6
The One and Only Ivan
PG
13
6

The One and Only Ivan is a fantasy adventure comedy drama film which tells the story of a young gorilla named Ivan, who doesn’t know about his past. Therefore, in order to find out, he sets out on a journey to learn about his past and his identity.

Role:
Stella (voice)
Starring:
Helen Mirren, Indira Varma, Bryan Cranston, Sam Rockwell, Danny DeVito

Animation Movies

Kung Fu Panda (2008)
19
6
Kung Fu Panda
PG
19
6

Set in a fictional version of ancient China populated by talking animals, the computer-animated wuxia film follows the adventures of a panda named Po, who is a kung fu enthusiast, and his fight with an evil kung fu warrior named Tai Lung. 

Role:
Tigress (voice)
Starring:
Lucy Liu, Jack Black, Wayne Knight, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan, David Cross, Michael Clarke Duncan
Directed By:
Mark Osborne, John Stevenson
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
14
5
Kung Fu Panda 2
PG
14
5

For a year, Dragon Warrior Po had a quiet life in the Valley of Peace surrounded by his friends, kung fu masters known as the Furious Five, and his mentor Shifu. However, Lord Shen, a villainous peacock with links to Po's past, has emerged to threaten his inner peace and conquer entire China with his secret weapon.

Role:
Tigress (voice)
Starring:
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Gary Oldman, Victor Garber, Jack Black, David Cross, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan
Directed By:
Jennifer Yuh Nelson
Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)
10
4
Kung Fu Panda 3
PG
10
4

Dragon Warrior Po finds his long lost biological father Li, while a supernatural threat arises in the form of Kai, who is stealing chi by defeating other kung fu masters. Li offers to teach Po how to use chi, but he must first travel to a hidden peaceful panda village and adapt to their way of life.

Role:
Tigress (voice)
Starring:
Kate Hudson, Al Roker, Jack Black, David Cross, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Jackie Chan, Lucy Liu
Directed By:
Alessandro Carloni, Jennifer Yuh Nelson
Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters (2011)
6
3
Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters
TV-PG
6
3
Role:
Tigress (voice)
Starring:
Dustin Hoffman, Jack Black, Seth Rogen, Randall Duk Kim
Directed By:
Tony Leondis
Kung Fu Panda Holiday (2010)
6
3
Kung Fu Panda Holiday
TV-PG
6
3
Role:
Tigress (voice)
Starring:
David Cross, Jack Black, Lucy Liu, Jackie Chan, Dustin Hoffman, Seth Rogen
Directed By:
Tim Johnson
Beowulf (2007)
9
5
Beowulf
PG-13
9
5

This 3D animated film is based on an epic poem. In 507 AD, Danish King Hrothgar announces a reward for the death of monstrous Grendel who is tormenting his kingdom.  Mighty warrior Beowulf takes up the challenge and slays the demon. Seeking revenge, Grendel’s mother turns into an alluring woman and seduces Beowulf. Years later, Beowulf faces the consequences of those past deeds. 

Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Crispin Glover, Robin Wright, Brendan Gleeson, John Malkovich, Paul Baker, John Bilezikjian
Directed By:
Robert Zemeckis
Shark Tale (2004)
8
6
Shark Tale
TV-PG
8
6

Violent shark Frankie is accidentally killed while trying to convince his vegetarian brother Lenny to become a killer like the rest of the family by eating the small fish Oscar. Oscar exploits the situation by claiming to have killed the shark himself, only to find out that he was the son of fearsome crime lord Don Edward Lino.

Role:
Lola (voice)
Starring:
Martin Scorsese, Will Smith, Peter Falk, Renee Zellweger, Jack Black, Robert De Niro, Renée Zellweger
Directed By:
Bibo Bergeron, Vicky Jenson, Rob Letterman

TV Shows

Meat Loaf: Bat Out of Hell II - Picture Show (1994)
9
4
Meat Loaf: Bat Out of Hell II - Picture Show
9
4
Role:
(music video 'Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through') (uncredited)
Starring:
Meat Loaf, Michael Bay, Jim Steinman, Mark Alexander
Directed By:
Meat Loaf: Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through (1994)
8
4
Meat Loaf: Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through
8
4
Role:
Runaway Teenager (uncredited)
Starring:
Meat Loaf
Directed By:
Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow (1993)
11
14
Cyborg 2: Glass Shadow
R
11
14
Role:
Casella 'Cash' Reese
Starring:
Jack Palance, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Elias Koteas, Billy Drago, Karen Sheperd
Directed By:
Michael Schroeder

Angelina Jolie Awards

Academy Awards
Girl, Interrupted Best Actress in a Supporting Role 2000
Golden Globe Awards
Girl, Interrupted Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture 2000
Gia Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 1999
George Wallace Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 1998
People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Female Action Star 2009
Winner Favorite Female Action Movie Star 2005
MTV Movie & TV Awards
Mr. & Mrs. Smith Best Fight 2006