William Bradley Pitt is one of the most famously known and successful Hollywood stars. This humble man of humble beginnings started out from a Levi’s commercial and soon made it to the top of the list. With his charming and kind personality, Brad has really nailed some of the best roles in highly rated movies of Hollywood. Brad Pitt, at 56 years of age is still starring in successful hits, starting his career in 1987, Brad acted and produced several critically acclaimed and widely known films. Today, we are going to drop below the top ten films of Brad Pitt according to the ratings given by the audience.
1. Fight Club (1999)
This 1999 hit film, starring Brad Pitt and Edward Norton is a Hollywood classic. In this critically acclaimed hit film, Norton has a dissociative identity disorder which causes him to meet a devil-may-care soap-maker Tyler Durden (played by Brad Pitt), and together they form an underground fight club that soon leads to something beyond evil. Fight Club made over 100 million on box office. This film was an absolute fan favorite with an impressive rating of 8.8/10 on IMDb. Fight Club got several awards including Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Motion Picture, Best Director, Best Lead Actors for both Brad and Norton, Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
2. Seven (1995)
Seven is a 1996 noir-detective classic, in which Brad Pitt starred along Morgan Freeman and Kevin Spacey. The film is considered director David Fincher’s finest. In this film Morgan Freeman, the soon-retiring detective along with Brad Pitt in their final case discover some grizzly and elaborate murder and soon realizes that they have got a serial killer who stands behind all these, to deal with. The film has an impressive rating of 8.6/10 on IMDb. The film won three awards from MTV for Best Movie, Best Villain, Most Desirable Male (Brad Pitt) and one from London Film Critics’ Circle for Actor of the Year (Morgan Freeman).
3. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Quentin Tarantino’s bizarre, bold and bloody 2009’s super hit action film, Inglourious Basterds, is another one of Brad Pitt’s golden performances. In this Brad leads a team of Jewish-American soldiers specifically deployed in Nazi-occupied France to spread fear in the through the German army lines. This film also has an impressive rating of 8.3/10 on IMDb. This film won 132 awards along with 170 nominations, and that is huge.
4. Snatch (2000)
Snatch is surprisingly a lesser discussed title of Brad Pitt, it’s incredibly good and hilarious. This 2000’s Crime Thriller was directed by Guy Ritchie. The film is said to be a follow-up of Guy Ritchie’s previous film Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels. In Snatch – Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond. This film also has a fantastic rating of 8.3/10 on IMDb. Snatch won three awards including one for Best British Director, another for Best Sound Editing, and the third for Excellence in Filmmaking.
5. 12 Years a Slave (2013)
In this 2013, Historical drama film, Brad Pitt played the role of a bass, the two major roles were played by Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michael Fassbender. The film tells the true story of Solomon Northup, an educated and free black man living in New York during the 1840s who gets abducted, shipped to the south, and sold into slavery. It is a film that stimulates at both an emotional level and an intellectual one. The film had an incredible commercial success, it made around 187 million in the box office. It has an excellent rating of 8.1/10 on IMDb. This film also won a fascinating number of 241 awards with 330 nominations.
6. 12 Monkeys (1995)
Twelve Monkeys is a neo-noir science fiction film, directed by Terry Gilliam, in which Brad played the role of Jeffery Goines, along with Bruce Willis in the leading role. In this film, a convict (Bruce Willis) is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet. The film performed excellently with a rating of 8.0/10 on IMDb Brad won an award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture. This widely popular film has now also been adapted into a hit TV show with the same name.
7. Once Upon a Time In Hollywood
The most awaited comeback of Director Quentin Tarantino obviously became an instant fan favorite. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood has one of the most credible cast, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsh and more. The film revolves around A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood’s Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles. This film was released just recently on 26 July 2019 and it was a major hit with an IMDb rating of 8.0/10. Till now the film has won three awards with more yet to come and has already made 285 million in the box office.
8. The Big Short (2015)
This is another one of Brad’s under-discussed films. The Big Short was released in 2015. Brad Pitt appeared as the lead character in the film, along with some other credible actors including Christian Bale, Steve Carell, and Ryan Gosling. It is an Oscar-winning film adaptation of author Michael Lewis’s best-selling book of the same name. The movie, directed by Adam McKay, focuses on the lives of several American financial professionals who predicted and profited from the build-up and subsequent collapse of the housing and credit bubble in 2007 and 2008. Being an oscar-winning film, it is needless to say that it was a fan’s favorite with a quite good rating on 7.8/10 on IMDb.
9. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is one of the most fascinating Fantasy/Drama films. Brad Pitt plays the role of the lead character Benjamin Button along with Cate Blanchett in the supporting role. This is yet another one of director David Fincher’s major hit starring Brad Pitt. This 2008 film is based on a short story in an F. Scott Fitzgerald book published in 1922, and the central premise caught Hollywood’s attention in the late 1980s: the story of a man born old who ages backward and dies young. This film also stands tall with fan ratings of 7.8/10 on IMDb. The film has done splendidly well with three oscar winnings.
10. Ocean’s Eleven (2001)
This 2001 classic heist film is last but not least. With a highly charismatic and credible cast including Geroge Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Julia Roberts, Andy Garcia is a major noir hit. In this film, directed by Steven Soderbergh. Danny Ocean and his eleven accomplices plan to rob three Las Vegas casinos simultaneously. Ocean Eleven is the first film from the Ocean trilogy has performed better than the other two with an IMDb rating of 7.8/10. Along with 3 other wins, the film has also won the Top 10 Films award by the National Board of Review, USA.