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Circuit 3: Films Starring Brad Pitt

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I have just one question for you: Who the hell doesn’t love Brad Pitt?

Not only is the guy one of the coolest people in the world (I mean, he landed Angelina, amiright?), but he is also one of our finest, most under appreciated actors working today. Even when he stars in a sub-par film (The Counselor, Killing Them Softly), it never seems to be because he dialed the performance in.

From his breakthrough performance in Thelma and Louise to this weekend’s big World War II release, Fury, Brad Pitt is one of those A-List actors who define the term movie star. The Academy nominated Pitt for his performances in Twelve Monkeys (1995), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), and Moneyball (2011). His sole Oscar win, however, came as a producer of last year’s Best Picture winning film, Twelve Years a Slave.

So what do you think are his best films? How about performances?

My Circuit 3 for Films Starring Brad Pitt:

  1. The Tree of Life (2011)
  2. Inglourious Basterds (2009)
  3. 12 Years a Slave (2013)

My Circuit 3 for Brad Pitt Performances:

  1. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
  2. The Tree of Life (2011)
  3. Moneyball (2011)

You can go here to see Brad Pitt’s entire filmography.

What do you think?

AC Fan

Written by Mark Johnson

Lover of all things film and Oscar. Fantasy sports’ equivalent of George Steinbrenner. Your very own Han Solo, making friends all over the movie-loving galaxy in spite of himself. When he’s not ranking just about everything or dominating boardgames, Mark is breaking down the Oscar race 24/7 with Rain Man-like stats and knowledge. In his downtime, you can find him commiserating with other Northeast Ohio sports fans because a hero isn’t complete without a little heartbreak. If Game of Thrones, Lost, Breaking Bad, Mad Men, and Survivor are your style, then congratulations, you have something in common with this inglourious basterd.

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