Dark Fairy 2 is not the first Angelina Jolie film to receive a lot of criticism, in fact it is still boring compared to many films she has played. Here are the 5 worst movies of Angelina Jolie’s career.
1. Original Sin (2001)
Original Sin is written and directed by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Michael Cristofer. So it’s hard to believe why it’s rated as low as 12% on Rotten Tomatoes – topping the list of Jolie’s best movies from the bottom up. Before that, Michael Cristofer and Angelina Jolie worked together on Gia , where the actress had the opportunity to show off her acting and even received a nomination for best actress.
If Gia is praised by many people, Original Sin is “drowned” by people. Original Sin promises viewers an eye-catching, thrilling love story between a wealthy landowner and the mysterious woman he “ordered” to become his wife, set in the context of 19th century Spain. But all we get to see are nude Angelina Jolie scenes and some bland, predictable twists. All can be summed up in the comment of journalist Neil Smith on the BBC site, “The only sin of the movie is that it makes us cry to sleep”.
2. Alexander (2004)
In her career, Angelina has played the role of a beauty coming out of a video game (Tomb Raider) and in real life (model Gia Carangi). In 2004’s Alexander she was chosen to be the beauty from the legend, queen Olympias, in the epic epic about the life of Alexander the Great from legendary director Oliver Stone. Invested at $155 million, Alexander is not only the most expensive film Oliver Stone has ever produced, but it’s also his most controversial.
Being criticized by critics for the content, Alexander also received criticism from historians for misrepresenting, exaggerating history for artistic purposes, even being sued by a Greek law group. Warner Bros. for those false details. Audiences were equally frustrated, as evidenced by the film failing to collect a quarter of its $155 million production budget, even at the domestic box office. Olivier Stone’s work gradually drifted into oblivion, few people later remembered that Angelina Jolie once appeared in this film.
3. Lara Croft Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life
Before Alicia Vikander, we have Angelina Jolie as the first real-life embodiment of the cool grave robber from the popular video game Tomb Raider . Tomb Raider suffered the same fate as most other video game adaptations: high sales but underappreciated. The success of the first Tomb Raider in 2001 inspired the release of Cradle of Life . But in the end, the failure of part 2 was the reason why this franchise was left open for many years in a row.
Lara Croft’s second adventure only grossed $156 million – $100 million less than the first film. Angelina Jolie is still praised for her performance, but part 2 also has loyal fans clamoring. bored. They criticized that it was no different from the first part, only adding bullets, more guns and beautiful action scenes. As for the character Lara Croft, the filmmaker is “sexy” as much as possible to attract customers without giving her any depth. Fed up with a role in which she was only seen as a sex symbol, Angelina Jolie refused to participate in the sequel.
4. The Tourist
The presence of the two biggest stars in the world Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie in the adventure full of romance and drama enough for viewers to fall to the theater. An American remake of the 2005 original of French cinema, The Tourist tells the story of an American tourist named Frank who is drawn into the dangerous world of intelligence and espionage when he meets a beautiful mysterious woman in the film. while traveling to Europe.
With a worldwide gross of $278 million, The Tourist is considered a box office success, but at the same time it is also one of the most underrated films in the careers of both leads. The score of The Tourist , compiled by Rotten Tomatoes from critics, is 20%, with the overall rating listed on the page as follows: “Romantic scenery and A-class luxury cannot be compensated for a The plot is confusing with slow progression, or the lackluster interaction between Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie.
5. By The Sea
By The Sea received attention not only because it was the second time the most famous Hollywood couple at that time – Brangelina – reappeared on the screen, it also received expectations from experts because it was a project that Angelina is extremely enthusiastic. Written and directed by a female star, By The Sea is the story of an American couple – writer Roland and his wife Vanessa – who face the turbulence of their marriage on a vacation in New York. A quiet, peaceful village on the coast of France.
By The Sea has a happy ending in the movie, but not in real life. As an art-house film, By The Sea was enjoyed by some film fans but difficult to watch for the general audience, grossing a mere $3.3 million. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s marital problems also went from the movies to reality, with rumors of Brad and his co-star in another movie coming out around the same time. Exactly one year later, the two went their separate ways, ending their marriage after 12 years of marriage.