Brad Pitt has made some great movies over the years. So we had great pleasure in aggregating the ratings from IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes, Metacritic and Letterboxd to get a true average score for each of his movies… So here is 10 to 1….
10 – Snatch (2000)
Directed by: Guy Ritchie
After stealing an diamond in a heist in Antwerp, Franky “Four-Fingers” goes to London to see diamond dealer Doug “The Head” on behalf of New York (state) jeweller “Cousin Avi”. One of the other robbers advises Franky to obtain a gun from ex-KGB agent Boris “The Blade”. Boris then plans to steal the diamond from him before he can turn it over to Doug.
9 – Ocean’s Eleven (2001)
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Following his release from prison, Danny Ocean violates his parole by traveling to California to meet his partner-in-crime and friend Rusty Ryan to propose a heist. The pair decide to recruit a team to go to Las Vegas and rob a series of casinos to exact revenge on Danny’s rival Terry Benedict, but when they begin hatching their plan, they realize it’ll be much harder than they initially thought.
8 – True Romance (1993)
Directed by: Tony Scott
At a Detroit theater showing kung fu films, Alabama Whitman strikes up a conversation with Elvis Presley fanatic Clarence Worley. They later have sex at Clarence’s apartment in downtown Detroit. Alabama tearfully confesses that she is a call girl hired by Clarence’s boss as a birthday present but has fallen in love with Clarence. They marry, then steal cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it.
7 – Thelma and Louise (1991)
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Best friends Thelma Dickinson and Louise Sawyer set out for a weekend vacation at a fishing cabin in the mountains to take a break from their dreary lives in Arkansas. However, their trip becomes a flight from the law when Louise shoots and kills a man who tries to rape Thelma at a bar.
6 – The Big Short (2015)
Directed by: Adam McKay
When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to, the global collapse of the economy, they had an idea: The Big Short. Their bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of modern banking where they must question everyone and everything.
5 – Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Directed by: Quentin Tarantino
In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as “The Basterds” are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. Aldo Raine soon cross paths with a French-Jewish teenage girl who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers.
4 – Twelve Monkeys (1995)
Directed by: Terry Gilliam
A deadly virus released in 1996 wipes out almost all of humanity, forcing survivors to live underground. A group known as the Army of the Twelve Monkeys is believed to have released the virus. In 2035, James Cole is a prisoner living in a subterranean compound beneath the ruins of Philadelphia. Cole is selected to be trained and sent back in time to find the original virus in order to help scientists develop a cure. Meanwhile, Cole is troubled by recurring dreams involving a foot chase and shooting at an airport.
3 – Moneyball (2011)
Directed by: Bennett Miller
Oakland Athletics General manager (baseball) Billy Beane is hurt by his team’s loss to the New York Yankees in the 2001 American League Division Series. With the impending departure of star players Johnny Damon, Jason Giambi, and Jason Isringhausen to free agency, Beane needs to assemble a competitive team for 2002 Oakland Athletics season with Oakland’s limited budget.
2 – Seven (1995)
Soon-to-retire detective William Somerset is partnered with short-tempered but idealistic David Mills, who has recently moved to the city with his wife. The pair begin to investigate one of the most vicious serial killer alive, who fashion his murders after the seven deadly sins. As each new victim is discovered, the detectives must combine their collective experiences to track the killer down.
8.40 out of 10
1 – Fight Club (1999)
The mundane existence of a product liability evaluator and insomniac, who is addicted to self-help groups and unfulfilled by his job and possessions, is turned upside down when he meets a sado-masochistic anarchist who is secretly plotting to overthrow civilization. As their bond grows, they become increasingly involved in a secret society of “fight clubs” where men act out their aggressions on each other, however as the violence in their lives begins to heighten, things start to spiral out of control.