Since more than 20 years ago, Angelina Jolie has been drawing people to the movies. Her mere inclusion in the film is sufficient to generate profit at the box office. Despite other actresses attempting to compete with the celebrity, Jolie remains one of Hollywood’s top actresses and hasn’t dropped off the list.
Jolie is experienced in the industry and still knows how to make her way up in the Industry. One of Jolie’s films has earned over $500 million, and her films have consistently performed well at the box office.
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Angelina Jolie’s highest-earning films
1. Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Angelina Jolie’s film starring her former lover Brad Pitt, received a great deal of acclaim and box office success. Dough Liman was the director, and the film was released on June 10th, 2005. It was an action/romance movie where Jolie played the role of Jane Smith and Brad played the role of John Smith. The movie made $478 million USD, making Jolie’s one of the highest-earning films to date.
Wanted, starring Angelina Jolie, debuted in theaters on June 27, 2008. It was an action thriller, and Jolie’s role is incredibly compelling and intense. Fox was portrayed by Jolie, Wesley Gibson by James McAvoy, Sloan by Morgan Freeman, and Barry by Chris Pratt. Timur Bekmambetov was the film’s director, and it brought in $341 million USD worldwide.
In the 2010 film Salt, the 47-year-old actress portrayed Evelyn Salt. Evelyn, played by Jolie, was characterized as a strong and tough woman in the action-packed film. Jolie is falsely accused of being a spy in the film. The protagonist of the story is Evelyn, a CIA officer. Philip Noyce is the film’s director. At the box office, the film brought about $294 million USD.
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Angelina Jolie’s Maleficent earned $758.5 million
4. Maleficent 2014
In 2014, Jolie arrived on the big screen with one of the most promising performances as Maleficent in the movie Maleficent. The movie not only won the hearts of the children but every generation who marched their way to watch Jolie as Maleficent in the movie. The movie was directed by Robert Stromberg. As Briar Rose, Elle Fanning portrayed her. The young Briar Rose in Maleficent was also Jolie’s daughter. The film was the highest-earning film for Jolie, grossing $785.5 million in the US.
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The producers chose to bring Maleficent back to the big screen after the film received such an enthusiastic response from viewers. The movie’s second part was released in 2019. Joachim Ronning is the director of the fairy tale and action movie Maleficent. The movie premiered on October 18, 2019. The film brought in $436 million USD. Maleficent’s first installment performed far better at the box office than its second. Both critics and viewers gave the movie fantastic reviews.