Since making his way into the movie business back in the 1980s, Brad Pitt has built up a reputation as one of the most popular actors in the film industry. His career has spanned decades, and over the years he has appeared in a wealth of movies including Seven (1995), Snatch (2000), World War Z (2013), and Ad Astra (2019), to name but a few.

His pictures have ranged from thrillers and heist movies, to sci-fi films and horror. To an entire generation of fans he is Tyler Durden in Fight Club, while to others he will forever be known as Louis in Interview with the Vampire.

But do you know about all of Brad Pitt’s movies? Well, if the answer is ‘no’, then don’t worry, because you’re about to.

In this post I am taking a look back at the film career of Brad Pitt, with a rundown of all his movies. I will be going through his films, decade-by-decade, to showcase all of the pictures in his portfolio, including films where he featured in uncredited roles and cameos.



The 1980s

Pitt’s movie career began in the late ‘80s, initially through a series of uncredited cameos in films such as Hunk and No Way Out. At this stage in his career he was appearing on screen, but only as a background player and not in a particularly noticeable way.

Things began to change when he got his first credited role in the television movie, A Stoning in Fulham County. From here he started to build up on screen credits through films such as The Dark Side of the Sun and Cutting Class, and this helped him develop a screen presence. 

Although none of his movie roles during this time were particularly notable, it was this decade that gave him his start.

Brad Pitt’s movies during the 1980s included:

  • Hunk (1987)*
  • No Way Out (1987)*
  • No Man’s Land (1987)*
  • Less Than Zero (1987)*
  • A Stoning in Fulham County (1988)
  • The Dark Side of the Sun (1988)
  • Cutting Class (1989)
  • Happy Together (1989)

*Uncredited role




Image: ©MGM

Onto the ‘90s now, and with this decade Pitt really began to shine. He kick-started the decade in films such as The Image and Too Young to Die?, but it was the role of J.D. in 1991’s Thelma & Louise which really started to gain the actor some attention.

From here, Pitt started to take on more high-profile roles, with films including Cool World, A River Runs Through It, and Kalifornia. With each new movie his profile began to rise, and soon he was appearing in films such as Interview with the Vampire and Legends of the Fall.

As the ‘90s continued, Pitt’s career went from strength-to-strength as he racked up a string of critical and commercial hits. Some of his best-loved films from this time included Seven, Twelve Monkeys, and Fight Club.

Brad Pitt’s movies during the 1990s included:

  • The Image (1990)
  • Too Young to Die? (1990)
  • Across the Tracks (1990)
  • Thelma & Louise (1991)
  • Johnny Suede (1991)
  • Two-Fisted Tales (1992)
  • Cool World (1992)
  • A River Runs Through It (1992)
  • Kalifornia (1993)
  • True Romance (1993)
  • The Favour (1994)
  • Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)
  • Legends of the Fall (1994)
  • Seven (1995)
  • Twelve Monkeys (1995)
  • Sleepers (1996)
  • The Devil’s Own (1997)
  • Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
  • Meet Joe Black (1998)
  • Being John Malkovich (1999)*
  • Fight Club (1999)

*Uncredited role




Image: ©DreamWorks

Onto the 2000s, and Pitt continued to push ahead with his career, appearing in at least one new movie every year throughout the decade. Notable films during this time included Snatch, Troy, and Mr. & Mrs. Smith.

It was during this decade that he took the lead in the critically acclaimed films The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, as well as Burn After Reading. The actor also played the role of Rusty Ryan for the crime caper movies, Ocean’s Eleven, Ocean’s Twelve, and Ocean’s Thirteen.

Brad Pitt’s films throughout the 2000s included:

  • Snatch (2000)
  • The Mexican (2001)
  • Spy Game (2001)
  • Ocean’s Eleven (2001)
  • Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
  • Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)
  • Troy (2004)
  • Ocean’s Twelve (2004)
  • Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
  • Babel (2006)
  • Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)
  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
  • Burn After Reading (2008)
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
  • Inglourious Basterds (2009)



Image: ©Paramount Pictures

Moving onto the 2010s now, and Pitt’s career showed no signs of slowing down. Once again, the actor was featuring in at least one new movie a year, whether through animated films such as Megamind or Happy Feet Two, or in live-action features like World War Z and Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood.

Brad Pitt’s movies throughout the 2010s included:

  • Megamind (2010)
  • The Tree of Life (2011)
  • Moneyball (2011)
  • Happy Feet Two (2011)
  • 8 (2012)
  • Killing Them Softly (2012)
  • World War Z (2013)
  • 12 Years a Slave (2013)
  • The Counsellor (2013)
  • Fury (2014)
  • By the Sea (2015)
  • The Big Short (2015)
  • Allied (2016)
  • War Machine (2017)
  • Deadpool 2 (2018)*
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (2019)
  • Ad Astra (2019)

*Very, very brief cameo




Image: ©Sony Pictures

And finally, into the 2020s and Brad Pitt continues to appear in high-profile films, proving he is still a box office draw. His roles have ranged from an extended cameo in The Lost City, to the lead role in the action movie, Bullet Train.

Brad Pitt’s movies in the 2020s include:

  • The Lost City (2022)
  • Bullet Train (2022)
  • Babylon (2022)


So, those are all the Brad Pitt movies, but what are your favourites? Are you a fan of Seven or is Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood your No.1 movie? Perhaps Troy is the film for you, or possibly The Mexican?

Whatever your favourite Brad Pitt movie, be sure to drop a comment below.


And if you are a fan of Brad Pitt you might like to know that many of his hit movies are available to buy on DVD and Blu-ray, including one of his most popular action films, Mr. & Mrs. Smith.

If you’ve not watched Mr. & Mrs. Smith before, the film is a romantic action comedy, about a married couple who are secret assassins – something which is so secretive that neither partner knows about the other’s job. The film stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

The Mr. & Mrs. Smith DVD is available from all good entertainment stockists, including Amazon US and Amazon UK.



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