Get your Angelina Jolie fix with a list of her best movies to watch on Netflix.
Stars, they’re just like us really, and one proving her working-mum credentials is Angelina Jolie. The Hollywood star recently announced that she will be taking a break from movie directing for the next few years due to a “change in her family situation” – aka the well-documented Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt split.
Bad news for Jolie – good news for us movie buffs, who can expect to see plenty of new Angelina Jolie movies in the coming years, starting with The Eternals.
But for now, if you’re looking to get your Jolie fix, here’s a concise list to get bingeing, starting with the new Angelina Jolie movies first.
A thrilling period drama set in 1928. Five-year old Water is snatched from his mother, who fights to find him. Only when the Los Angeles Police Department find him five months later all is not what it seems, as it appears the boy is not her son.
- IMDb: 7.7/10
- Rotten Tomatoes: 82% Audience Score
Kung Fu Panda (2008)
If you’re looking for Angelina Jolie movies on Netflix for the whole family to enjoy, add this to your watch-list. Get ready for animated action with Jackie Chan, Jack Black and Angelina Jolie at the helm. Po the Panda turns out to be an unlikely kung fu legend, as he fulfils an ancient prophecy in this kick-ass family favourite!
- IMDb: 7.5/10
- Rotten Tomatoes: 83% Audience Score
First They Killed My Father (2017)
Directed and produced by Jolie, this Cambodian thriller touches on a memoir by Loung Ung. It follows seven-year old Ung’s journey as she enrols as a child soldier while her siblings are forced into child labour camps. The Golden Globe winning movie remains a standout moment for Angelina.
- IMDb: 7.2/10
- Rotten Tomatoes: 80% Audience Score
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
A stellar cast including Angelina Jolie, Jack Black and Dustin Hoffman who return for another animated classic. Po needs to understand his own past in order to stop the villains from taking over China.
- IMDb: 7.2/10
- Rotten Tomatoes: 74% Audience Score
One of two Angelina Jolie movies on Netflix that she has directed. After 47 days at sea following a plane crash, Olympian Louis Zamperini is captured by Japanese forces and taken to a prisoner of war camp. This film chronicles the remarkable story, based on the non-fiction book and screenplay written by the Coen brothers.
- IMDb: 7.2/10
- Rotten Tomatoes: 70% Audience Score
Kung Fu Panda Holiday (2010)
This Christmas special see’s Po hosting an annual holiday feast, but it’s not without its challenges. Angelina Jolie plays the firey Tigress in this animated film.
- IMDb: 6.8/10
- Rotten Tomatoes: not available
Expect all-out action in this crime thriller where Jolie plays an assassin who enrols an unlikely co-worker in Wesley (James McAvoy). The wildly elaborate plot sees her tapping into mysterious powers and newfound skills.
- IMDb: 6.7/10
- Rotten Tomatoes: 69% Audience Score
The name’s Salt… Evelyn Salt (aka Angelina) – a CIA agent who goes on the run as she’s accused of assassinating the Russian president.
- IMDb: 6.4/10
- Rotten Tomatoes: 59% Audience Score
Taking Lives (2004)
When a string of murders take place across Canada, top FBI Agent Scott (aka, Angelina) is drafted in to investigate. With her unusual approach, she takes it upon herself to track down the serial killer.
- IMDb: 6.2/10
- Rotten Tomatoes: 55% Audience Score
Shark Tale (2004)
Robert de Niro, Will Smith, Renee Zellweger, Jack Black and our very own Angelia star in this mob-based movie of the fish world. Oscar the fish becomes an overnight name after lying about killing a shark. But, as Hollywood teaches us time and again, there are repercussions… especially in the gangster world. One of the top Angelina Jolie movies for Saturday night’s in with the little ones.
- IMDb: 6.0/10
- Rotten Tomatoes: 46% Audience Score
The Tourist (2010)
Nothing mends a broken heart like a trip to Europe… or so believes Frank Tupelo (Johnny Depp). But when he meets an mysterious stranger Elsie (Jolie), he is seduced not just by the chemistry, but also by the dangerous game that ensues in this romantic thriller.
- IMDb: 6.0/10
- Rotten Tomatoes: 42% Audience Score
By the Sea (2015)
One of her lesser known movies, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are reunited in this voyeuristic arthouse flick. Playing a couple, they try to reconnect with each other to salvage their marriage while on holiday in France.
- IMDb: 5.3/10
- Rotten Tomatoes: 28% Audience Score
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