Every single Brad Pitt movie, ranked by audiences

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braddy pit movie ranking
braddy pit movie ranking

Sony Pictures,Paramount Pictures,Geffen Pictures

For decades, Brad Pitt has appeared in dozens of films, from thrillers to comedies. 

And, as with any veteran actor, he has been in movies that audiences loved and ones they really didn't like. 

Here's every single Brad Pitt movie ranked from worst to best, based on audience scores from Rotten Tomatoes.

Note: All scores were current on the date of publication and are subject to change. 

The actor had a supporting role in 1994's "The Favor," which also featured Bill Pullman, Ken Wahl, Elizabeth McGovern, and Harley Jane Kozak.

brad pitt the favor
brad pitt the favor

Orion Pictures

Audience Score: 20%

Critic Score: 27%

The comedy is all about a girl (Harley Jane Kozak) who is on a mission to fulfill one of her deepest sexual fantasies. 

Pitt played basketball star Dwight Ingalls in "Cutting Class" (1989).

brad pitt cutting class
brad pitt cutting class

Republic Pictures Home Video

Audience Score: 22%

Critic Score: 25%

In this high-school-based slasher film, a series of suspicious deaths turn out to be murders. 

The 2013 thriller "The Counselor" featured Pitt as Westray, a man who convinces someone else to get involved in the drug trade.

brad pitt the counselor
brad pitt the counselor

Twentieth Century Fox

Audience Score: 23%

Critic Score: 34%

The film also starred Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Michael Fassbender, and Javier Bardem,

 

The actor briefly appeared as himself in 2002's "Full Frontal."

full frontal
full frontal

Miramax

Audience Score: 27%

Critic Score: 39%

Pitt briefly played himself in this Steven Soderbergh-directed film, which starred Julia Roberts and Blair Underwood. 

"By The Sea" (2015) is led by Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

By the Sea
By the Sea

Universal Pictures

Audience Score: 29%

Critic Score: 35%

Angelina Jolie directed the film, which starred Pitt and herself as an unhappy couple that reaffirms their marital bond while vacationing in France during the 1970s.

Brad Pitt played a detective opposite Gabriel Byrne and Kim Basinger in the live-action and animated film "Cool World" (1992).

brad pitt cool world
brad pitt cool world

Paramount Pictures

Audience Score: 31%

Critic Score: 6%

The 1992 movie, which followed the story of a cartoonist who becomes trapped in the world of his drawings, received pretty low marks on Rotten Tomatoes. 

Netflix's "War Machine" (2017) featured Pitt as General Stanley A. McChrystal.

brad pitt war machine
brad pitt war machine

Netflix

Audience Score: 34%

Critic Score: 48%

Based on Michael Hastings' book "The Operator: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America's War in Afghanistan," the satirical film follows the US troops' involvement in Afghanistan.

Netflix's "Ad Astra" (2019) starred Pitt as an astronaut.

ad astra fox
ad astra fox

Fox

Audience Score: 40%

Critic Score: 84%

Although critics enjoyed this Netflix original about space travel, audience members were kind of bored of this movie.

In "The Devil's Own" (1997), Pitt was one of the leads.

brad pitt the devil's own
brad pitt the devil's own

Columbia Pictures

Audience Score: 41%

Critic Score: 34%

Pitt appeared as Frankie McGuire, an Irish Republican Army soldier seeking revenge for his father's death at the hands of enemy soldiers. 

 

Pitt and Julia Roberts starred in "The Mexican" (2001).

brad pitt the mexican
brad pitt the mexican

DreamWorks Distribution

Audience Score: 44%

Critic Score: 55%

The drama follows the escapades of a mafia criminal who's planning to retire. 

Pitt starred as a mob enforcer named Jackie in "Killing Them Softly" (2012).

brad pitt killing them softly
brad pitt killing them softly

Inferno Distribution

Audience Score: 44%

Critic Score: 73%

The dark thriller, which also starred James Gandolfini and Richard Jenkins, is about a mob enforcer (Pitt) who tracks down a group of men who think they are exempt from the rules of the gang. 

A then-unknown Pitt played the lead in 1991's "Johnny Suede."

brad pitt johnny suede
brad pitt johnny suede

Miramax

Audience Score: 47%

Critic Score: 33%

Pitt starred in this flick about a man whose musical talents don't quite match up to his ambition.

The actor voiced the titular character in the animated film "Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas" (2003).

sinbad legends of the seven seas brad pitt 2003
sinbad legends of the seven seas brad pitt 2003

DreamWorks Distribution

Audience Score: 56%

Critic Score: 45%

Despite its star-studded vocal cast, which included Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Joseph Fiennes, the pirate film received low marks from critics and audiences. 

Critics and viewers alike praised Pitt and Jolie's on-screen chemistry in "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" (2005).

brad pitt mr. and mrs. smith
brad pitt mr. and mrs. smith

Twentieth Century Fox

Audience Score: 58%

Critic Score: 59%

The film is all about two assassins (Pitt and Jolie) who are ordered to kill one another. The catch? They're married. 

Another addition to a trilogy, "Ocean's Twelve" (2004) featured Pitt as Rusty.

brad pitt ocean's twelve
brad pitt ocean's twelve

Warner Bros.

Audience Score: 60%

Critic Score: 55%

Pitt reprised his role as Rusty Ryan opposite George Clooney and Matt Damon in "Ocean's Twelve," one of audiences' least favorite films in the series. 

The actor played intelligence officer Max Vatan in the World War I-era movie "Allied" (2016).

brad pitt allied
brad pitt allied

Paramount Pictures

Audience Score: 63%

Critic Score: 60%

Set in North Africa in 1942, an intelligence officer (Pitt) and a French Resistance fighter (Marion Cotillard) have their relationship put to the test amidst a raging war. 

"Burn After Reading" (2008) saw Pitt team up with George Clooney, Frances McDormand, John Malkovich, and Tilda Swinton.

brad pitt burn after reading
brad pitt burn after reading

Focus Features

Audience Score: 64%

Critic Score: 78%

The comedy-thriller received mixed reviews, with some audience members calling it a mess and others dubbing it a classic film from the Coen Brothers. 

Part thriller, part dark comedy, "Kalifornia" (1993) got mixed reviews from viewers.

brad pitt kalifornia
brad pitt kalifornia

Gramercy Pictures

Audience Score: 64%

Critic Score: 58%

Close to his publishing deadline for a book on serial killers, Brian (David Duchovny) and his partner (Michelle Forbes) embark on a cross-country trip to visit notorious murder sites — but they end up getting closer to killers than they ever imagined. 

In Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" (2019), Pitt played a stunt double named Cliff Booth.

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Sony
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Sony

Sony

Audience Score: 70%

Critic Score: 85%

Set in 1969, the film also starred Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie.

Pitt did voicework in the animated comedy "Megamind" (2010).

brad pitt megamind
brad pitt megamind

Star Max via AP Images

Audience Score: 72%

Critic Score: 72%

In the film, Pitt voiced the do-gooder Metro Man who must battle Megamind (Will Ferrell)

Pitt starred as a United Nations employee who tries to stop a zombie epidemic in 2013's "World War Z."

brad pitt world war z
brad pitt world war z

Paramount Pictures

Audience Score: 72%

Critic Score: 66%

In the film, Gerry Lane (Pitt) tries to stop a horrifying pandemic from impacting all of humanity. 

Pitt memorably transformed into the golden-haired Achilles in 2004's "Troy."

brad pitt troy
brad pitt troy

Warner Bros.

Audience score: 73%

Critic Score: 54%

The film is set in ancient Greece and tells one of the famed poet Homer's classic stories. 

Based on the true story of Heinrich Harrer, "Seven Years in Tibet" (1997) featured Pitt as its lead.

brad pitt seven years in tibet
brad pitt seven years in tibet

TriStar Pictures

Audience Score: 74%

Critic Score: 60%

The biographical war drama is about an escaped British internment-camp prisoner (Pitt) who travels throughout various countries and eventually strikes up a friendship with the Dalai Lama (Jamyang Jamtsho Wangchuk).

The actor portrayed Jesse James in the period piece "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" (2007).

brad pitt the assassination of jesse james
brad pitt the assassination of jesse james

Warner Bros.

Audience Score: 75%

Critic Score: 77%

In this period film, Pitt starred alongside Casey Affleck, who played Robert Ford.

Pitt had a supporting role in "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind" (2003).

confessions of a  dangerous mind
confessions of a dangerous mind

Miramax

Audience Score: 75%

Critic Score: 79%

The twist on a memoir by Chuck Barris also starred Sam Rockwell, George Clooney, Julia Roberts, and Drew Barrymore.

 

Pitt starred opposite Robert Redford in "Spy Game" (2001), a film about a CIA operative and his protégé.

brad pitt spy game
brad pitt spy game

Universal Pictures

Audience Score: 75%

Critic Score: 66%

The spy film is about a soon-to-retire operative who gets back into action when he realizes his protégé has been arrested. 

Another installment in the series, "Ocean's Thirteen" (2007) featured Pitt and other familiar faces.

brad pitt ocean's 13
brad pitt ocean's 13

Warner Bros.

Audience Score: 75%

Critic Score: 70%

Pitt returned in the film as Rusty, part of Ocean's heist gang. 

He starred in "Babel" (2006), a film about fate.

Babel
Babel

Paramount

Audience Score: 77%

Critic Score: 69%

The actor starred opposite Cate Blanchett and Gael Garcia Bernal in the film, which wove together several different storylines about fate and its impact on the lives of different people. 

Pitt played the titular character in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (2008)

brad pitt the curious case of benjamin button
brad pitt the curious case of benjamin button

Paramount Pictures

Audience Score: 80%

Critic Score: 71%

The film is based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's short story about a man who ages backward.

The very first "Ocean's Eleven" (2001) introduced viewers to Pitt as Rusty.

oceans 11 danny rusty
oceans 11 danny rusty

Warner Bros.

Audience Score: 80%

Critic Score: 82%

The heist movie centers around Danny Ocean (George Clooney) and his gang as they plan a major heist. 

The actor starred as the titular character in "Meet Joe Black" (1998).

brad pitt meet joe black
brad pitt meet joe black

Universal Pictures

Audience Score: 81%

Critic Score: 53%

Pitt starred opposite Anthony Hopkins and Claire Forlani in the film, which audiences enjoyed much more than critics did. 

Pitt played a criminal in "Thelma and Louise" (1991).

brad pitt thelma & louise
brad pitt thelma & louise

MGM

Audience Score: 82%

Critic Score: 84%

Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon starred as the titular Thelma and Louise and Pitt appeared as one of the young criminals they encounter on their journey. 

 

In the period drama "A River Runs Through It" (1992), Pitt played the MacLean family's headstrong youngest son Paul.

brad pitt a river runs through it
brad pitt a river runs through it

Columbia Pictures

Audience Score: 83%

Critic Score: 80%

Robert Redford directed this film, which is an adaptation of a memoir by Norman MacLean.

In the World War II movie "Fury" (2014), Pitt played the soldier Wardaddy.

brad pitt fury
brad pitt fury

Sony Pictures

Audience Score: 84%

Critic Score: 76%

In the war film, Pitt played a bold sergeant who guides his five-man crew through a deadly mission across enemy lines. 

"Sleepers" (1996) is based on a controversial book of the same name.

brad pitt sleepers
brad pitt sleepers

Universal Pictures

Audience Score: 85%

Critic Score: 73%

In the retelling of a controversial book, Pitt played a lawyer named Michael who had a traumatic reform-school experience as a child.  

 

Pitt starred alongside Jonah Hill in the baseball film "Moneyball" (2011).

brad pitt moneyball
brad pitt moneyball

Columbia Pictures

Audience Score: 86%

Critic Score: 94%

The film is based on a true story and starred Pitt as Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland A's baseball team. When budgets are tight, he's forced to reinvent his team and shape them into champions. 

The actor memorably played Louis opposite Tom Cruise and Kirsten Dunst in "Interview With a Vampire" (1994).

brad pitt interview with a vampire
brad pitt interview with a vampire

Geffen Pictures

Audience Score: 86%

Critic Score: 62%

The film is an adaptation of Anne Rice's best-selling horror romance.

Pitt played the brooding Tristan Ludlow in the World War I period piece "Legends of The Fall" (1994).

brad pitt legends of the fall
brad pitt legends of the fall

TriStar Pictures

Audience Score: 87%

Critic Score: 58%

Although the film got a lukewarm critical reception, audiences praised it for its melodrama and delightful cheesiness. 

Pitt appeared as Ben Rickert in "The Big Short" (2015).

brad pitt the big short
brad pitt the big short

Paramount Pictures

Audience Score: 87%

Critic Score: 88%

Set during an economic crisis in the 2000s, the film featured an all-star cast, which included Hollywood heavyweights Steve Carell, Christian Bale, and Ryan Gosling.

The sci-fi film "Twelve Monkeys" (1995) starred Pitt as psychiatric patient Jeffrey Goines.

brad pitt 12 monkeys
brad pitt 12 monkeys

Universal Pictures

Audience Score: 88%

Critic Score: 89%

The Terry Gilliam-directed dystopian film also starred Bruce Willis and Madeleine Stowe.

The actor was Aldo Rain in Tarantino's "Inglourious Basterds" (2009)

brad pitt inglourious basterds
brad pitt inglourious basterds

The Weinstein Company

Audience Score: 88%

Critic Score: 89%

During Germany's occupation of France, Lieutenant Aldo Raine (Pitt) brings together a group of Jewish soldiers and joins forces with other unsuspecting people in order to commit violent acts of retribution against the Nazi party. 

 

 

Pitt produced and appeared in "12 Years a Slave" (2013).

brad pitt 12 years a slave
brad pitt 12 years a slave

Fox Searchlight Pictures

Audience Score: 90%

Critic Score: 95%

The film follows a free black man (Chiwetel Ejiofor) who is kidnapped and sold into slavery. After 12 years, he meets someone who will help him change his life forever.

Pitt played Bass in the film. 

 

Pitt played a minor supporting character in Quentin Tarantino's "True Romance" (1993).

brad pitt true romance
brad pitt true romance

Warner Bros.

Audience Score: 93%

Critic Score: 92%

The now-iconic film, which featured Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette as its leads, received rave reviews. 

In Guy Ritchie's dark crime film "Snatch" (2001), Pitt played an Irish boxer named Mickey.

brad pitt snatch
brad pitt snatch

Screen Gems

Audience Score: 93% 

Critic Score: 73%

This film is the follow-up to Guy Ritchie's 1998 flick "Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels."

Pitt blew fans away as detective David Mills in 1995's "Seven."

brad pitt seven
brad pitt seven

New Line Cinema

Audience Score: 95%

Critic Score: 81%

The thriller is about a seasoned detective (Morgan Freeman) who must work on one last case with his hotshot replacement (Pitt) before he can retire. 

Pitt memorably played a charming soap salesman named Tyler in 1999's "Fight Club."

Fight Club
Fight Club

Fox 2000 Pictures

Audience Score: 96%

Critic Score: 79%

The dark comedy about an unhappy, disillusioned man (Edward Norton) who starts a questionable fighting club features Pitt as Tyler Durden, a charming but dangerous figure.

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