Best Liam Neeson movies

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Best Liam Neeson movies

TOP 25:
The Bounty
The Bounty
Character: Charles Churchill
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Release: 1984
The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British retribution, and the epic voyage of Lieutenant Bligh to get his loyalists safely to East Timor in a tiny lifeboat.

TOP 24:
Non-Stop
Non-Stop
Character: Bill Marks
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2014
Bill Marks is a burned-out veteran of the Air Marshals service. He views the assignment not as a life-saving duty, but as a desk job in the sky. However, today's flight will be no routine trip. Shortly into the transatlantic journey from New York to London, he receives a series of mysterious text messages ordering him to have the government transfer $150 million into a secret account, or a passenger will die every 20 minutes.


TOP 23:
Michael Collins
Michael Collins
Character: Michael Collins
Genre: Drama, Thriller, History
Release: 1996
Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic.

TOP 22:
Excalibur
Excalibur
Character: Gawain
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Release: 1981
A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.

TOP 21:
The Next Three Days
The Next Three Days
Character: Damon
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Romance
Release: 2010
A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder. Lara Brennan is arrested for murdering her boss with whom she had an argument. It seems she was seen leaving the scene of the crime and her fingerprints were on the murder weapon. Her husband, John would spend the next few years trying to get her released, but there's no evidence that negates the evidence against her. And when the strain of being separated from her family, especially her son, gets to her, John decides to break her out. So he does a lot of research to find a way.


TOP 20:
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Character: Aslan (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2005
Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the wise and magnificent lion, Aslan, the children lead Narnia into a spectacular, climactic battle to be free of the Witch's glacial powers forever.

TOP 19:
And the Oscar Goes To...
And the Oscar Goes To...
Genre: Documentary, TV Movie
Release: 2014
The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, AND THE OSCAR GOES TO... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in 1927 when Louis B. Mayer, then head of MGM, led other prominent members of the industry in forming this professional honorary organization. Two years later the Academy began bestowing awards, which were nicknamed "Oscar," and quickly came to represent the pinnacle of cinematic achievement.

TOP 18:
Girl Rising
Girl Rising
Character: Narrator (voice)
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2013
Nine filmmakers each profile a young girl from a different part of the world to weave a global tapestry of youth in the 21st century.


TOP 17:
Husbands and Wives
Husbands and Wives
Character: Michael Gates
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1992
When Jack and Sally announce that they're splitting up, this comes as a shock to their best friends Gabe and Judy. Maybe mostly because they also are drifting apart and are now being made aware of it. So while Jack and Sally try to go on and meet new people, the marriage of Gabe and Judy gets more and more strained, and they begin to find themselves being attracted to other people.

TOP 16:
Love Actually
Love Actually
Character: Daniel
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2003
Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.

TOP 15:

Silence

Silence
Character: Cristóvão Ferreira / Sawano Chūan
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2016
Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.


TOP 14:

A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls
Character: The Monster (voice)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Release: 2016
A boy imagines a monster that helps him deal with his difficult life and see the world in a different way.

TOP 13:

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Character: Impresario (segment "Meal Ticket")
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Release: 2018
Vignettes weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woman traveling the West to an uncertain future, and a motley crew of strangers undertaking a carriage ride.

TOP 12:

Les Misérables

Les Misérables
Character: Jean Valjean
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance
Release: 1998
Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the student revolutions in France.

TOP 11:

Breakfast on Pluto

Breakfast on Pluto
Character: Father Liam
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release: 2005
In the 1970s, a foundling lad, Patrick "Kitten" Braden, comes of age by leaving his Irish town for London, in part to look for his mother and in part because his transgender nature is beyond the town's understanding.


TOP 10:

Red Nose Day Actually

Red Nose Day Actually
Character: Daniel
Genre: TV Movie, Comedy, Romance
Release: 2017
Fourteen years after the events of the first film, a series of encounters between people in Britain reminds us that in these different times Love, actually exists.

TOP 9:

Taken

Taken
Character: Bryan Mills
Genre: Action, Thriller
Release: 2008
While vacationing with a friend in Paris, an American girl is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers intent on selling her into forced prostitution. Working against the clock, her ex-spy father must pull out all the stops to save her. But with his best years possibly behind him, the job may be more than he can handle.

TOP 8:

Gangs of New York

Gangs of New York
Character: "Priest" Vallon
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Release: 2002
It's 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, who murdered his father years earlier. With an eager pickpocket by his side and a whole new army, Vallon fights his way to seek vengeance on the Butcher and restore peace in the area.

TOP 7:

Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet

Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet
Character: Mustafa (voice)
Genre: Animation
Release: 2014
Exiled artist and poet Mustafa embarks on a journey home with his housekeeper and her daughter; together the trio must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in Mustafa's words will incite rebellion.

TOP 6:

The Mission

The Mission
Character: Fielding
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Action, History
Release: 1986
When a Spanish Jesuit goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the Indians of the region, a slave hunter is converted and joins his mission. When Spain sells the colony to Portugal, they are forced to defend all they have built against the Portugese aggressors.


TOP 5:

The Lego Movie

The Lego Movie
Character: Bad Cop / Good Cop / Pa Cop (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2014
An ordinary Lego mini-figure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil Lego tyrant from gluing the universe together.

TOP 4:

Batman Begins

Batman Begins
Character: Ra's al Ghul / Henri Ducard
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Release: 2005
Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates a new identity, a symbol of fear for the criminal underworld - The Batman.

TOP 3:

Spielberg

Spielberg
Character: Himself
Genre: Documentary, TV Movie
Release: 2017
A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg.

TOP 2:

The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises
Character: Ra's al Ghul
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2012
Following the death of District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman assumes responsibility for Dent's crimes to protect the late attorney's reputation and is subsequently hunted by the Gotham City Police Department. Eight years later, Batman encounters the mysterious Selina Kyle and the villainous Bane, a new terrorist leader who overwhelms Gotham's finest. The Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.

TOP 1:

Schindler's List

Schindler's List
Character: Oskar Schindler
Genre: Drama, History, War
Release: 1993
The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.