The Oscar-winning actress raises six children - Maddox, 10, Pax, eight, Zahara, seven, Shiloh, five, and three-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne - with partner Bard Pitt and says she would do anything to protect them.
When asked if she could kill to defend herself, Angelina replied: "I think I could, yeah. I certainly could defend my family."
Angelina is famed for charity work in war-torn countries and she admits she`s had some terrifying experiences when she`s visited them.
The UN ambassador told the UK edition of OK! magazine: "I had moments where I`ve been in a house and people have pounded on the doors and screamed at you and said, `We know she`s in there and we want her passport,` and I`ve had moments recently when I went to Afghanistan, and I`ve got off the plane thinking, this is fine. And then I got there and they said, `The people are very angry with you. They are angry that you are a woman and you are American and you are with UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees), so you are the target.`
"And so they gave me a briefing and they said everybody needs to write their blood type down. There`s a guy outside with a bulletproof vest, he put his passport in the vest, because he would be the one to take me out. I wrote a note to Brad in the process and figured if anything happens he`ll find it. I was fine, but then two weeks later they did attack the UN and they killed everybody in the bunker."
Angelina`s directorial debut `In The Land of Blood And Honey` is set during the Bosnian conflict.