The top 10 best Jennifer Aniston movies
Jennifer Aniston may be best known to TV fans across the world as Rachel Green in Friends, but beyond her iconic role in the long-running NBC comedy she has appeared in numerous excellent films.
From romantic comedies to much more serious affairs, Aniston has proven through the years that she is an actor with excellent range and has starred opposite some of the biggest names in the entertainment business.
But what are the best Jennifer Aniston movies? Well, if that’s a question you have ever asked yourself… or are asking yourself right now, then you have stumbled upon the right corner of the internet as we present to you the top 10 best Jennifer Aniston movies.
If you are ready, let us begin…
The best Jennifer Aniston movies
Marley & Me (2008)
Marley & Me is a comedy-drama film in which Jennifer Aniston plays Jenny Grogan, a newspaper columnist who adopts a mischievous but lovable Labrador Retriever named Marley. The movie follows the ups and downs of their life together.
The Break-Up (2006)
The Break-Up is a romantic comedy film in which Jennifer Aniston plays Brooke Meyers, a woman who breaks up with her boyfriend (played by Vince Vaughn) but continues to live with him in the same apartment. The movie explores the aftermath of their break-up and the challenges of moving on. It was received well by critics and the general public alike.
Along Came Polly (2004)
Along Came Polly is a romantic comedy film in which Jennifer Aniston plays Polly Prince, a free-spirited woman who starts dating a risk-averse man (played by Ben Stiller). The movie follows their quirky relationship and the challenges they face. One of Aniston’s first post-Friends films, this is still a classic.
Dumplin’ is a coming-of-age comedy-drama film in which Jennifer Aniston plays Rosie Dickson, a former beauty queen and the mother of a plus-sized teenager named Willowdean. The movie explores Willowdean’s journey of self-discovery and her relationship with her mother. Perhaps not one of the most famous movies on the list, but certainly worth checking out.
Friends with Money (2006)
Friends with Money is a comedy-drama film in which Jennifer Aniston plays Olivia, a woman who quits her job as a teacher to become a maid. The movie explores the complex relationships between Olivia and her three wealthy friends.
The Good Girl (2002)
The Good Girl is a drama film in which Jennifer Aniston plays Justine Last, a bored and unhappy retail worker who starts an affair with a younger man. The movie explores Justine’s journey of self-discovery and the consequences of her actions. Made while Aniston was still on Friends, it shows the depth of her character beyond Rachel at a time when many saw her as that character in Central Perk.
Office Space (1999)
Office Space is a comedy film in which Jennifer Aniston plays Joanna, a waitress at a chain restaurant who is fed up with her job. The movie follows the lives of several office workers who decide to rebel against their boss and their mundane lives.
Horrible Bosses (2011)
Horrible Bosses is a comedy film in which Jennifer Aniston plays Dr. Julia Harris, a sex-crazed dentist who sexually harasses one of her employees. The movie follows three friends who decide to murder their respective bosses. If you’re looking for dark humour, you have arrived at the right movie.
Cake is a drama film in which Jennifer Aniston plays Claire Simmons, a woman who suffers from chronic pain and becomes obsessed with the suicide of a member of her chronic pain support group. The movie explores Claire’s journey of self-discovery and her relationships with the people around her. A very different side of Aniston’s acting is explored in this excellent film.
Bruce Almighty (2003)
Bruce Almighty is a comedy film in which Jennifer Aniston plays Grace Connelly, the girlfriend of Bruce Nolan (played by Jim Carrey), a man who is given God-like powers for a week. The movie follows the hilarious and sometimes chaotic consequences of Bruce’s actions. A clever and very funny comedy, this is still considered one of the most memorable of Aniston’s filmography.
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