On the actor’s birthday, we are counting our top picks
Source: Hindustan times
On the occasion of Chris Pratt’s 42nd birthday, we are listing some great movies and shows featuring the Hollywood actor. From the lovable dancing misfit captain in Guardians of the Galaxy to the ever energetic and chirpy voice of Emmet inThe Lego movie, he has displayed his acting prowess, time and again.
Parks and Recreation - Amazon Prime Video
In this satirical dramedy, Amy Poehler stars as Leslie Knope, a mid level bureaucrat who wishes to transform the community and beautify it but is stopped by a lot of red tape and legalities. Pratt essays the goofy and lovable, at times infuriating, Andy Dwyer.
The Lego Movie - Netflix
Based on the Lego toys, this wholesome adventure comedy is a family watch. Pratt narrates the voice of Emmet Brickowski, an everyman and a construction worker, who is mistaken as a special. He is always bubbling with energy and lifting the tempo of the movie. The impressive ensemble cast of this movie includes Elizabeth Banks, Liam Neeson, Morgan Freeman, Channing Tatum, Alison Brie and Will Ferell.
Bride Wars - Amazon Prime Video
Starring as Fletcher Flemson, Pratt might not play the good guy here but he was responsible for Anne Hathaway’s character finding her partner, after dumping him, in this ‘best friends to sworn enemies to best friend’ rollicking drama.
Passengers - Netflix
In this 2016 sci-fi romance, Pratt teams up with Jennifer Lawrence to avert a life threatening disaster on their spaceship.
Guardians of the Galaxy - Disney+Hotstar
In Guardians of the Galaxy, a group of misfits are led by Pratt’s Peter Quill/ Star Lord as they become unlikely heroes. In true MCU fashion, it is an adventurous ride, evoking a mix of emotions from the viewers.
Moneyball - Netflix
In this sports drama, featuring Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill and Philip Seymour Hoffman, watch Pratt try his hands at baseball. Pitt’s character Billy Beane along Peter Brand defy convention and try to form a competitive sport team using computer algorithms
Jurassic World - Netflix
In Jurassic World, we see Pratt as Owen Grady, a Navy veteran and ethologist and an expert velociraptor handler at Jurassic World, a theme park with cloned dinosaurs. Chaos ensues as one of the transgenic dinosaur escapes and goes on a rampage with a bigger conspiracy in the background.
The Tomorrow War - Amazon Prime Video
The Tomorrow War is an upcoming sci-fi movie. Pratt stars as Dan Forester, a former Delta Force Operator and a teacher, who is recruited to fight in a war set 30 years into the future. It also stars Yvonne Strahovski and JK Simmons and is releasing on July 2.