Angelina Jolie plays Lara Croft, an empowered woman with a gun!  Member of a rich British aristocratic family, Lara Croft is a "tomb raider" who enjoys collecting ancient artifacts from ruins of temples. She is skilled in hand-to-hand combat, weapons training, and foreign languages - and must fight a secret society called the Illuminati in seeking an ancient talisman that gives its possessor the ability to control time.