Like Johnny Depp before him this year, another major leading man from the past two decades hits the half century mark. Brad Pitt is 50 today with three Oscar nominations behind him and eleven pictures that have grossed over $100 million domestically. He’s worked with a number of directorial giants in his filmography: Ridley Scott, Quentin Tarantino, David Fincher, Barry Levinson, Tony Scott, the Coen Brothers, Steven Soderbergh, and Terry Gilliam. Just this year, Mr. Pitt had the biggest hit of his career with World War Z and has a supporting role in 12 Years a Slave, this year’s Oscar frontrunner.
If I had to create a top five movies he’s appeared in – it would probably include True Romance, Seven, 12 Monkeys, Fight Club, and Inglourious Basterds. In honor of Mr. Pitt’s 50 years, I ask you: