Jennifer Aniston rose to superstardom from her role as Rachel on the long running and much beloved television show Friends. Her cinema career has been mixed. Trying to launch herself as a feature star ended in a string of failures, but soon Aniston found her stride taking indie-type flicks, smaller roles and playing opposite of established movie stars. She’s had a part in 23 movies that have gone on to gross over $1.2 billion domestically. Her latest film, Wanderlust, opens in theaters everywhere Friday February 24, 2012. Because of her smaller roles it is difficult to say that all 23 of those films are Jennifer Aniston movies, thus here’s a few runner-ups that were left off this list because of a smaller role – She’s the One, Office Space, He’s Just Not That Into You, Marley and Me and Horrible Bosses. Enjoy this list of the top five best Jennifer Aniston movies. Author discretion is the final criteria used to distinguish these best Jennifer Aniston films.
Box Office Gross: $8,556,940 Adjusted: $0
Jennifer Aniston made her film debut in this horror story about a psychotic, six-centuries-old leprechaun on a murder spree throughout North Dakota. This low-budget horror flick is one of my favorite guilty pleasure movies.
1 1/2 Stars
The newest Adam Sandler vehicle cast the popular comedian in dual roles. Playing both a male and female character, Sandler goes the route of other comedians like Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence and Dustin Hoffman in playing a homely woman. However in this instance his alter-ego Jill is a Jewish New Yorker prone to negativity and constant befuddlement with technology and Southern California culture. Sandler speaks in a nasally high pitch that recalls the voice he used on his platinum selling comedy album They’re All Going to Laugh at You back before he was a movie star.
Sandler’s latest picture should prove to be another box-office bonanza, cementing his legacy as one of the most consistently bankable screen comedians of all time. It was 13 years ago that Sandler broke out in his first hit ‘The Wedding Singer‘, in that time he has headlined 11 films that have crossed the $100million dollar mark domestically. A feat that other notable screen giants (Jim Carrey, Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller) haven’t been able to match. I guess the feeling is, if it ain’t broke… Continue reading