Many of us would have heard of the splendid actor, Morgan Freeman. And, if you are a fan of Hollywood movies, you must have surely heard about him and his excellent acting skills. The legendary actor has played magnificent roles and has acted in over 100 movies. He is well known for his roles in widely different genres and his deep voice. Now, let us take a sneak peek at five of the great Morgan Freeman movies of all time.
- The Shawshank Redemption
In this movie of great acclaim, Freeman stars with Tim Robbins. Both play the roles of convicts who get sentenced to the Shawshank State Prison in Maine. The film is all about friendship and finding hope where there is none.
- 2. Million Dollar Baby
Morgan won the Oscar (Best Supporting Actor) for his knockout performance in the movie. This is a Clint Eastwood film where Morgan plays the role of Eastwood’s friend. Morgan renders a fantastic portrayal of an aging fight trainer.
In this masterpiece of a movie, Freeman acted along with Brad Pitt. Both are police detectives who investigate some gruesome serial killings. The interesting part of the movie is that the murders are committed according to the seven deadly sins given in the Bible. That’s exactly how the movie got its name.
- Now You See Me
The movie was directed by Louis Leterrier and is actually the first of the Now You See Me series. The plot revolves around a group of magicians who rob banks and the FBI agent and the Interpol detective who try to bring the magicians to justice. Morgan Freeman plays the role of Thaddeus Bradley who is a former magician.
- Bruce Almighty
This movie was directed by Tom Shadyac and has Freeman and Jim Carrey playing the lead roles. Morgan plays the role of God, and Jim Carrey happens to be a television reporter who keeps complaining to him.
And here ends the list of the five great Morgan Freeman movies of all time. Hope you really had an interesting read!