A look back at Angelina Jolie Movie career and her top 10 Movies.

Published On December 1, 2014 » 849 Views» By Darren Dimmick » Headlines, Movies, News
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Aneglina Jolie recently announced that she will be quitting acting within the next few years.

Following in the footsteps of her husband Brad Pitt, the 39 years old actress has said that she intends to make a couple more movies and then move on to directing only to enable her to have more time with her family.

Angelina said: “I’m not torn about whether to leave acting for directing. I want to go into directing. I am giving acting up to concentrate on working behind the camera.”

Born in Los Angeles, California, on June 4, 1975, Angelina Jolie starred in the HBO biopic Gia before earning an Academy Award for best supporting actress for Girl, Interrupted in 1999.  Since then her career has moved in leaps and bounds seeing become one of Hollywood’s elite A listers.

One of her earlier memorable performance was as Kate in the 1995 movie Hackers, but it wasn’t until she starred in Girl interrupted,  that she went main stream starring along side Nicholas Cage in Gone in sixty seconds, by 2001 she was cast in the title role as Lara Crofts Tomb Raider, bring her a legion of both male and female fans.

After Tomb Raider brought in a worldwide box office of  over £274 million, it went on to ensure that she reprised her role again in the Video Game franchise in 2003.

After starring in a couple of other movies, she made her Animation debut when starring alongside Will Smith and Robert De Niro  in the Dreamworks movie Sharks Tale.

2005 would see her star opposite  future husband Brad Pitt in the Action / Comedy movie  Mr and Mrs Smith .  Pulling in over $470 million at the worldwide box office, it has been rumoured that both Jolie and Pitt may reprise their roles as the assassins for a sequel although to date nothing has been confirmed.

By 2008 she had starred in 2 more Animated movies Beowulf and Kung fu Panda.  In 2007 Jolie took the lead role in Clint Eastwoods true story Changeling see her pick up her second Academy Award Nomination, as well as winning a Saturn award and satellite award for best actress.

Returning to the action roles, Angelina went on to star in The Wanted, Salt of which a sequel is expected to in 2016 and opposite Johnny Depp in the tourist.

Her most recent role has seen her star in Disney Maleficent an adaption of the classic fairy Tale Snow White, which saw Jolie take on the role as the Witch, the film has been her highest grossing to date pulling in over $750 million in worldwide box office sales.

With her looks not looking as though they are disappearing any time soon, and her ability to put bums on seats in cinemas,  it would seem that if she choose her career would have plenty of longevity yet.  But it seems that Jolie has now made up her mind,  disappointingly as it is, it seems we will be seeing a lot of less her when she goes behind the camera.

See our pick of Angelina Jolie Top 10 Movies below, do you think we have got it wrong, let us know in the comments section below.

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