Halle Berry is making headlines with ‘Bruised’. The sports drama marks her directorial debut and also sees her playing Jackie Justice, a disgraced MMA fighter trying to make her way to a normal life. The 55-year-old actress starred in the blockbusters “X-Men” and “Monster’s Ball”, also saw her win the Oscar for Best Actress and become the first and only African-American woman to ever win. this price.
Berry has starred in a series of action films that include “Cloud Atlas”, “The Call”, “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” and “John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum”. She’s offered some great performances and movies to look back on, and ahead of the release of her highly anticipated “Bruised,” we take a look at some of her top three action roles:
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“Die another day” (2002)
Berry played the role of Jinx Maze in Pierce Brosnan-starrer. She landed the role of one of the Bond girls and plays an NSA agent. Before landing the role, Salma Hayek, Saffron Burrows, and Sophie Ellis-Bextor were also considered for the role, but ultimately went to Barry. The actress stunned fans as a sassy and sexy agent who could kick some serious butt as well. His fight streak with Rosamund Pike in the climax has been called one of the best scenes in the film.
‘John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum’ (2019)
Throughout his career, Berry has always maintained the image of a tough guy on the screen. The acting chops that made her the last name were on full display in ‘John Wick 3’. Berry plays a former ally of John Wick (Keanu Reeves) who reluctantly helps him on his dangerous journey. The fight sequences were some of the most exhilarating and Reeves once again shone in the lead role. Berry took some of the spotlight with his action stunts that had a punch.
The film may have been a squib at the box office, but Berry received favorable reviews for his performance as Dr. Miranda Gray. The actress plays a psychiatrist who is incarcerated in the penitentiary where she works after being charged with the murder of her own husband. The film stars a terrific cast of Robert Downey Jr., Penélope Cruz, Charles S. Dutton, John Carroll Lynch and Bernard Hill.