The film Fury with Brad Pitt has just joined the catalog of the Prime Video platform. From her unforgettable performance in Fight Club to her one-on-one with Angelina Jolie in Mr. & Mrs. Smith, take a look back at the actor’s five notable roles.
Among the latest additions to the Prime Video platform, the war film Fury stars Brad Pitt as a charismatic and daring leader, Sergeant Don Collier, aka Wardaddy. In April 1945, while the Allies were carrying out their final offensive in Europe, he embarked on a high-risk mission with his men aboard a Sherman tank.
Based on a true story, David Ayer’s feature film required extremely intense physical preparation for Brad Pitt and his on-screen partners, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Peña and Jon Bernthal. In addition, the actors also met veterans in order to make their performances more convincing. A service to (re) discover in Fury, available on Prime Video.
It is certainly one of the most iconic roles of the American actor: Tyler Durden, the famous salesman of soaps, anarchist guru in his spare time. Following his meeting with the narrator (Edward Norton), this explosive character introduces him to underground boxing matches, before the two men’s activities take a whole new turn.
Now cult for a whole generation, Fight Club offers a Brad Pitt at the top of his game, sensational in the role of this mysterious rabid leader. For this performance, the actor was particularly invested in training boxing, taekwondo and wrestling, while following a strict diet. His commitment doesn’t end there, as Brad Pitt also had a dentist remove a piece of his tooth for a more realistic look.
(Re) discover the work of David Fincher now on Prime Video.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith
While a serial adaptation starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Donald Glover is in the works, the action comedy Mr. & Mrs. Smith is a must-see feature in Brad Pitt’s filmography. This film marks in particular the meeting of the actor with Angelina Jolie, his ex-wife and the mother of his six children.
On screen, they embody a couple that is most banal… or almost. The two lovebirds actually lead a double-life of a hitman hidden from the eyes of the other, until one day they find themselves competing on the same contract. What to offer memorable action scenes in the comfort of their love nest!
An over-the-top cocktail signed Doug Liman (La Mémoire dans la peau) to see again on Prime Video.
Before Fury, Brad Pitt had already illustrated in 2009 in the role of an American soldier, this time in a register very different from the war film of David Ayer. Under the direction of Quentin Tarantino, the actor plays Lieutenant Aldo Raine at the head of a group of Jewish soldiers in search of revenge, in Inglorious Basterds.
Thanks to the style so characteristic of the American filmmaker who has fun rewriting history here, Brad Pitt excels in this crazy role facing Christoph Waltz, Mélanie Laurent, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth and Michael Fassbender. The critically acclaimed and popular feature film is available on Prime Video.
Seven years in Tibet
In 1997, Brad Pitt slipped into the shoes of Austrian mountaineer Heinrich Harrer in front of the camera of French director Jean-Jacques Annaud. Inspired by the autobiographical account of the athlete, Seven Years in Tibet traces the journey of this man taken prisoner by the British on the border with India in the 1940s, and who succeeds in fleeing.
For the mountaineer and his friend Peter Aufschnaiter (David Thewlis) follows a long wandering, which will lead them to the residence of the young Dalai Lama with whom Heinrich Harrer befriends. (Re) discover now this exotic fresco with Brad Pitt.
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