10 Most Unforgettable Jennifer Aniston Movies
Jennifer Aniston may have made a name for herself first with the hit TV series, Friends, which aired during the 90s. At one point, Aniston was the highest-paid actress on television reportedly getting a cool $1 per episode on the 10th season of the series. However she has also been one of the most bankable movie stars of her generation, as shown by the following Jennifer Aniston movies.
Below are Jennifer Aniston movie ratings:
|We’re the Millers||7.1|
|Marley & Me||7.1|
|The Good Girl||6.5|
|Horrible Bosses 2||6.3|
1. Iron Giant (1999)
This critically acclaimed animated sci-fi film produced by Warner Bros. is based on the 1968 novel The Iron Men. It is set during the Cold War in 1957 and revolves around the story of a young boy who discovers a giant metallic robot. Poor marketing, however, prevented this movie from maximizing its potential as it only grossed $31.3 million worldwide. Aniston voices the character of Annie Hughes, the widowed mother of the young boy.
2. Office Space (1999)
This is movie was written and directed by Mike Judge. It satirizes the everyday work life of a software company in the ‘90s, focusing on several workers who are fed up with their jobs. Aside from Aniston, it also stars Ron Livingston, Gary Cole, and Stephen Root.
The movie may have been a flop, grossing only $10 million, but it has become a cult classic of sorts.
3. We’re the Millers (2013)
The story revolves around a veteran pot dealer played by Jason Sudeikis, who creates a fake family as part of his elaborate plan to transport a huge shipment of weed into the United States from Mexico. It also stars Emma Roberts, Will Poulter, Nick Offerman, and Kathryn Hahn.
While it was not exactly critically acclaimed, the movie was a surprise hit as it grossed over seven times its $37 million budget on the way to a worldwide gross of $270 million.
4. Marley & Me (2008)
A comedy drama-film, it also stars Owen Wilson and Eric Dane. It holds the record for the biggest Christmas Day box office with $14.75 million in ticket sales. With a production budget of $60 million, the film went on to gross more than $240 million worldwide.
5. Horrible Bosses (2011)
A black comedy film directed by Seth Gordon, it also stars Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Jamie Foxx, Kevin Spacey, and Colin Farrell. It follows the story of three friends played by Bateman, Day, and Sudeikis as they decide to murder their abusive bosses played by Farrell, Aniston, and Spacey. With just a production budget of $35 million, the movie was a huge hit with $200 million worldwide.
6. Bruce Almighty (2003)
A comedy flick which stars Jim Carrey, this movie is about an unlucky TV reporter that complains to God (played by Morgan Freeman) about his misfortunes. God, in turn, offers the reporter a chance to try being God for one week. Aniston plays the girlfriend of Carrey in this flick.
This is the third collaboration between Carrey and director Tom Shadvac, who directed the actor in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective in 1994 and Liar, Liar in 1997.
It was a huge hit, even beating the popular The Matrix: Reloaded on its first week fo release. It grossed more than $480 million worldwide.
7. Derailed (2005)
Aniston is paired with Clive Owen in this film about two married business executives who are in a secret relationship. A violent criminal played by Vincent Casell bursts into the hotel room where Aniston and Owen’s characters were staying, beating up the guy and raping the woman in the process. The criminal then blackmails Owen and Aniston, vowing to divulge their affair if they don’t give in to his demands.
With a production budget of $22 million, this film was a mild success at the box office with a worldwide gross of $57 million.
8. Cake (2014)
Cake is about an astringent woman who struggles with chronic pain. While a huge disappointment at the box office with a gross of only $2 million, the movie has proven to be the best showcase of Aniston’s acting prowess to date. Some critics even called her performance as Oscar-worthy.
9. The Good Girl (2002)
This low-budget film was the first flick where Aniston gained critical acclaim for her acting chops. Although it only had a $8 million budget, the movie was able to take in $14 million worldwide. In the movie, Aniston plays the role of a cashier who cheats on her husband.
10. Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)
The sequel to the 2011 movie, Horrible Bosses failed to match the box-office performance of the first flick. It only took in around $106 million.
These are just some of the memorable Jennifer Aniston movies. Aniston has other flicks to her credit, like Along Came Polly and She’s the One. However it cannot be denied that these 10 films are the best among Aniston’s movie projects.