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    As Brad Pitt prepares for the 'last leg', a look at some of his unforgettable roles

    As Brad Pitt prepares for the 'last leg', a look at some of his unforgettable roles

    As Brad Pitt prepares for the 'last leg', a look at some of his unforgettable roles
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    There is no debate that Brad Pitt is ridiculously handsome. And as if to prove people who saw only his gorgeous looks, miserably wrong, Pitt consistently delivered some powerful off-beat performances across his career. Pitt has been a big-screen constant for quite some time now. However, the actor recently stated that he is on the “last leg” of his career. In an interview with GQ magazine, the 58-year-old said, “I consider myself on my last leg, this last semester or trimester. What is this section gonna be? And how do I wanna design that?” Here's a look at 10 of Brad Pitt’s memorable performances-

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    1. Fight Club | A rebel, a criminal and the ultimate badass, Fight Club’s Tyler Durden is one of the most loved performances of Brad Pitt. The 1999 dark comedy married Pitt’s outrageously good looks with his cinematic sensibility. (Image: 20thcenturystudios)

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    2. Ocean’s Eleven | In this George Clooney and Julia Roberts starrer, Brad Pitt’s Rusty Ryan stole the show by just being the handsome, stylish, chill dude in a group full of big personalities. Moreover, Pitt munching on snacks throughout the movie is a delicious genre itself. (Image: Warner bros)

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    3. Moneyball | Brad Pitt brought the perfect balance to the character of Billy Beane, with sheer bravado on one hand but with layers of glimmering self-doubt on the other. The film traced the story of a baseball team and everything the club went through to accomplish what it did. (Image: Sony Pictures India)

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    4. Inglourious Basterds | The World War II commando, Aldo in Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds is one of the most dangerous characters of Brad’s career. From the southern accent to the perfect humour, Pitt did everything to make his character memorable among moviegoers. (Image: Universal Pictures France)

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    5. Once Upon a Time in ..... Hollywood | Brad Pitt bagged the supporting actor Oscar for his performance as a charming stunt man in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. His performance, which won numerous accolades, was hailed by critics as the best of his career. (Image: Sony Pictures Entertainment)

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    6. The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button | Benjamin Button is one of the few roles that did not really rest on Pitt’s pretty face. The 2008 drama featured Pitt as a man ageing backwards into youth. The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button got Pitt the second best-actor Oscar nod, though he lost to Sean Penn in Milk. (Image: Warner Bros Pictures Brasil)

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    7. Mr and Mrs Smith | The 2005 film, Mr. & Mrs Smith is Pitt’s most pleasurable tentpoles. This big-budget affair portrayed him as the goofy beta to Angelina Jolie’s dominant alpha. Not to forget, the film gave us Brangelina. (Image: IMDB)

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    8. Se7en | Talking about the best movie endings of all time? Brad Pitt’s Se7en is right at the top. A thought-provoking plot accompanied with a dark and jaw-dropping twist, the film is undoubtedly one of Hollywood's best crime-thriller films. (Image: IMDB)

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    9. Thelma & Louise | While Thelma & Louise revolved around two fully-developed female characters, Brad Pitt got the audience drooling over his charming, shirtless, cowboy-hat-wearing character. (Image: Movieclips)

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    10. Fury | Fury was a disturbing, violent and critically-acclaimed war film, and Brad Pitt, who was the lead, was lauded for his acting chops. He played the role of a grizzled tank commander who along with his crew fought his way across Germany in April 1945. (Image: Sony Pictures Entertainment)

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