EARLY RECOGNITION FOR A GREAT PERFORMER
The early works of Angelina Jolie was rewarded by the Golden Globe Award for her performance in the TV movie George Wallace. This gave a boost to her career.
In 1998 she starred in a TV movie Gia (for HBO) as Gia Carangi, a super model character. She was again noticed as a great performer and won again for the second year in a row the Golden Globe Award.
With these two awards for TV films , Angelina returned to the films industry and Hollywood welcomed back Angelina in 1998 and she successfully appeared in Hell’s Kitchen and Playing by Heart. She was praised by critics for her performance in both movies and got again an award, the Breakthrough Performance Award. In playing by Hearth the co-stars were Sean Connery and Ryan Philippe. Angela and Ryan played the role of two young clubbing people.
In 1999 the release of Girl, Interrupted was a step for the recognition of the performance of Angelina Jolie, the actress received 6 awards in 2000 for the best actress in supporting role : Academy Award , Golden Globe Award, the Screen Actor Guilde award for outstanding performance by female actor in supporting role, the Blockbuster Entertainment Award, ShoWest Award, and the French Oscar.
The same year she participated in two other movies Pushing Tin and The Bone Collector and in 2000 she appeared in Gone in 60 seconds.
LARA CROFT TOMBER RAIDER : A WORLDWIDE SUCCESS
But the real breakthrough was in 2001 when the adventure and fantasy movie directed by Simon West Lara Croft Tomb Raider was a worldwide blockbuster, with Angalina as the main character. Again the film and the actress were credited by numeros awards. It was a large budget production with $ 115 millions, and had a Worlwide Box Office of $335 millions as per October 2010.
Angelina Jolie is Lara Croft , co-starred with her father John Voight, Chris Barrie, Noah Taylor and Daniel Craig. Lara Croft is a tomb raider who enjoy collecting worldwide artifacts. They could be from tombs or ruins of temples. She is very easy in her discovery raids ignoring the dangers which can be deadly.
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