The following is a list of the Brad Pitt best movies that are “family-friendly.” That means there are no R-rated movies and no embarrassing scenes. And, take a look at the variety of his roles!
#12 – Happy Feet Two
Summary – Mumble, The Master of Tap, has a problem because his tiny son, Erik, is choreo-phobic. Reluctant to dance, Erik runs away and encounters The Mighty Sven – a penguin who can fly! Mumble has no hope of competing with this charismatic new role model. But things get worse when the world is shaken by powerful forces. Erik learns of his father’s “guts and grit” as Mumble brings together the penguin nations and all manner of fabulous creatures – from tiny Krill to giant Elephant Seals – to put things right. Brad Pitt plays the character voice of Will the Krill.
Summary – Follow our swashbuckling hero, Sinbad, his loyal canine sidekick spike, and the daring princess Marina as they battle the Goddess of Chaos and her mischievous monsters to save the life of his best friend. Brad Pitt plays the role of Sinbad.
#10 – Ocean’s Twelve
Summary – They’re back. And then some. Twelve is the new eleven when Danny Ocean and pals return in a sequel to the cool caper that saw them pull off a $160-million heist. But $160 million doesn’t go as far as it used to. Not with everyone spending like sailors on leave. Not with Vegas big-shot Terry Benedict out to recover his dough. And not with a mysterious someone stalking Danny and crew. It’s time to pull off another stunner of a plan – or plans. With locations including Amsterdam, Paris and Rome, the direction of Steven Soderbergh and the original cast plus Catherine Zeta-Jones and others, Twelve is your lucky number.
#9 – Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Summary – After five (or six) years of vanilla-wedded bliss, ordinary suburbanites John and Jane Smith (Pitt and Jolie) are stuck in a rut the size of the Grand Canyon – until the truth comes out! Unbeknownst to each other, they are both coolly lethal, highly paid assassins working for rival organizations. And when they discover they’re each other’s next target, their secret lives collide in a spicy, explosive mix of wicked comedy, pent-up passion, nonstop action and high-tech weaponry that gives an all-new meaning to “Till death do us part!”
#8 – Ocean’s Thirteen
Summary – Danny Ocean again runs the game. No one gets hurt, except double-crossing Vegas kingpin Willy Bank (Al Pacino). Ocean’s crew will hit him where it hurts: in his wallet. On opening night of Bank’s posh new casino The Bank, every card turn and dice roll will come up a winner for bettors. And they’ll hit him in his pride, ensuring the hotel doesn’t receive a coveted Five Diamond Award. That’s just the start of the flimflams. Place your bets!
#7 – Megamind
Summary – Super villain Megamind’s (Will Ferrell) dreams have come true when he conquers the city’s protector, Metro Man (Brad Pitt), gaining control of Metro City. But when a new villain (Jonah Hill) is created and chaos runs rampant, the world’s biggest “mind” and his comic sidekick Minion (David Cross) might actually save the day.
#6 – The Tree of Life
Summary – The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father (Brad Pitt). Jack (played as an adult by Sean Penn) finds himself a lost soul in the modern world, seeking answers to the origins and meaning of life while questioning the existence of faith.
#5 – Seven Years in Tibet
Summary – Seven Years In Tibet is an extraordinary adventure based on the true story of an Austrian prisoner of war who is befriended by Tibet’s Dalai Lama on the eve of Communist invasion.
Summary – Craig Sheffer stars as the young Norman, and Brad Pitt stars as his brother Paul, an irresistible daredevil driven to challenge the world. Growing up, both boys rebel against their stern minister father. While Norman channels his rebellion into writing, Paul descends a slippery path to self-destruction.
Summary – The Academy Award-winning film starring Brad Pitt as a man who is born in his eighties and ages backward, and Cate Blanchett as the woman he is destined to love forever. The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button is a monumental journey – as unusual as it is epic – that follows Benjamin’s remarkable adventure of romance and redemption from the end of World War I through the twenty-first century.
#2 – Ocean’s Eleven
Summary – George Clooney plays Danny, defying the odds in a split-second heist of three Vegas casinos – all owned by a magnate (Andy Garcia) who is dating Danny’s ex-wife (Julia Roberts). A fixer (Brad Pitt), a pickpocket (Matt Damon), a blackjack dealer (Bernie Mac), a flimflammer (Carl Reiner) and others in well-defined roles are with Danny. Are you in or out?
#1 – Moneyball
Summary – Based on a true story. Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) challenges the system and defies conventional wisdom when his is forced to rebuild his small-market team on a limited budget. Despite opposition from the old guard, the media, fans and their own field manager (Philip Seymour Hoffman), Beane – with the help of a young, number-crunching, Yale-educated economist (Jonah Hill) – develops a roster of misfits… and along the way, forever changes the way the game is played.