Gia (1997)

Angelina Jolie (Wallace) has the title role in this biographical drama tracing the tragic rise to fame and death, at age 26, of insecure, self-destructive supermodel Gia Carangi, who grew up in Philadelphia a victim of child abuse, moved to… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 26, 1997
DVD Release Date: August 24, 2004
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Critic Score: 92% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Clint Morris

Jolie gives a sensational performance in this tight, but tragic biopic

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Jolie gives it her all in a thoroughly uninhibited and highly effective portrait of a woman living from thrill to thrill.

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Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

Gia isn't hagiography, I'll give it that, but it is reductive to a fault

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Michael Clawson
West Valley View

Teasing, but hard-to-watch, biography of a famed model struck down by '80s extravagance. NOTE: Angelina Jolie gets naked ... a lot. Hooray!

Michael Dequina

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Flixster Audience Score: 82% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Well made film on the supermodel Gia Carangi. Well acted by Angelina Jolie, this film is the tragic story of one of America's first supermodels. The film… More
Wahida K
Everyone Saw The Beauty, No One Saw The Pain!
Lady D'arbanville
Not a story I expected to find fascinating and yet this true story of Gia, the first Super Model, a diva, drug addict and true wild child made for an… More
Cassandra Maples
Quite simply put, it's one of the best films I have ever seen. Putting aside the facts that some of it is not quite accurate, it is still brilliant.… More
Conner Rainwater
One of Angelina Jolie's first performances and still one of her best. It is such a tragic story, but mainly due to the fact that you completely fall in… More
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
<i>"This is life... not heaven... you don't have to be perfect."</i> Movie based on the life of Gia Carangi, a top fashion model… More

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