The Hollywood icon and Oscar-winning actor has fought Nazis, zombies, and even cartoon supervillains. Throughout his career, he has become well-known for playing the lead in numerous films, many of which are action films. Here are some of the best Brad Pitt action movies and where you can view them in advance of the release of his most recent action film, Bullet Train. See them listed below.

1. Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)

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Director- Doug Liman

Streaming On- Netflix

The Smiths, who are a typical married couple living in a typical suburb and holding a typical job each, lead a typical life. Though they both pretend to be something else, John and Jane are actually expert assassins employed by various companies who are the finest in their respective fields. They each keep their true occupations a secret from the other. They run into each other while working together and learn the truth when both are tasked with killing Benjamin Danz, also known as “The Tank.” Each Smith is required by their respective employers to choose between their personal and professional life when the other Smith is ordered to be fired.

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2. Troy (2004)

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Director-  Wolfgang Petersen

Streaming On – Netflix

In the late Bronze era, the year is 1250 B.C. After Paris, the Trojan prince, persuades Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus and sail with him back to Troy, two newly rising kingdoms start to clash. Menelaus seeks his brother Agamemnon for assistance in retrieving his wife after learning that she was abducted by the Trojans. Agamemnon views this as a chance to gain control. So they sailed to Troy in 1,000 ships carrying 50,000 Greeks. The Greeks are able to battle the Trojans, who have never been defeated, with the aid of Achilles. However, Hector, Prince of Troy, stops them. This movie rendition of The Iliad by Homer depicts their conflict throughout and the foretelling of their fate.

3. Megamind (2010)

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Director- Tom McGrath

Streaming On – Netflix

Megamind is the least successful supervillain, while being the smartest one the world has ever seen. Megamind is in more shock than anyone when he actually succeeds in taking down his longstanding foe after being repeatedly stop by courageous Metro Man. He produces a new foe who immediately determines that it’s more enjoyable to be a villain than a hero because without Metro Man, he has no reason to live.

4. Inglorious Basterds (2009)

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Director- Quentin Trantino

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Streaming On- Netflix

1941 saw France under Nazi rule. The adolescent Jewish refugee Shosanna Dreyfus vows vengeance after witnessing the terrible murder of her family by the perverse SS officer Colonel Hans Landa. Three long years later, Fredrick Zoller, a notorious German sharpshooter and the star of a Joseph Goebbels propaganda movie, develops feelings for Shosanna, who is now running a movie theatre in Paris. But Lieutenant Aldo Raine’s Basterds, a Jewish-American suicide squad ridding France of Nazis, are ready to grasp the perfect moment to crash their party as the movie premiere approaches, rumoured to attract the attention of Adolf Hitler himself. The ultimate vengeance will soon be possible thanks to the remembrance of a bloody past and the hope for a brighter future. Inglorious Basterds movie is one of the best Brad Pitt action movies and finest acting performed by him.

5. The Lost City (2022)

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Director(s)-Aaron Nee, Adam Nee

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Reclusive, exhausted romance author Loretta Sage struggles to find inspiration while working diligently to finish her most recent book in time for a book tour. However, Loretta’s life get turn upside down when an irrepressible millionaire kidnaps her. As if having her manager Beth breathing down her neck and demanding on her finishing her promotional tour wasn’t enough, this will cause Loretta to lose control. Alan, Loretta’s regular cover model, is now in charge of saving the day.

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6. World War Z (2013)

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Director- Marc Forster

Streaming On- Netflix

The globe is suddenly struck by a severe and unexpected virus of global scope that transforms people into ravenous, flesh-eating zombies. In these conditions, veteran UN special agent Gerry Lane gets force to leave his family, including his wife and two kids, behind in order to accompany a group of scientists on a search for a cure while traversing through towns overrun with zombies. However, as the deadly pathogen destroys entire regions and continues to spawn sickening hordes of recently reanimated zombies, the tenuous possibility of discovering a workable treatment begins to dwindle.

7. Fury (2014)

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Director- David Ayer

Streaming On- Amazon Prime Video

Don “Wardaddy” Collier, a battle-scarred U.S. Army Sargent of the 2nd Armoured Division, and his devoted crew of a powerful M4 Sherman tank fight valiantly against a desperate enemy during the coordinated Western Allied invasion of Nazi Germany in the spring of 1945. At the same time, Adolf Hitler is preparing for his final stand. War is horrible for all men, but it’s especially hard for Collier’s inexperienced rookie hull machine gunner, Norman, who needs to swiftly become in condition if he wants to stand a hope of survival far behind the enemy lines. The men have daubed “Fury” in a brilliant white paint to drive away the horrors of battle on the victorious 76mm gun barrel of the ravenous war machine.