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List of the best Bruce Willis movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Bruce Willis has been acting since 1980, but it wasn't until he starred in Die Hard in 1988 that he became an action hero. Bruce Willis's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Bruce Willis movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Bruce Willis movies will be at the top of the list. This action icon has been in a lot of films (cop movies, war movies, sci-fi movies, you name it!) so people often debate each other over what the greatest Bruce Willis movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Bruce Willis films to end the squabble once and for all.


If you think the best Bruce Willis role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Bruce Willis performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

You can rank all of these films, from The Sixth Sense to Pulp Fiction.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Bruce Willis movies?" and "What are the greatest Bruce Willis roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Willis' wise crackin' antics, you might also enjoy our list of the best Jason Statham movies and best Mel Gibson movies.

Bruce Willis is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Michael Bay, M. Night Shyamalan and Quentin Tarantino. Bruce Willis has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Mel Gibson and Dwayne Johnson in terms of fame and success.

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Die Hard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies
Die Hard Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia

The Best Bruce Willis Characters of All Time The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies of All Time

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The Sixth Sense is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies
The Sixth Sense Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton, Haley Joel Osment

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The Fifth Element is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies
The Fifth Element Milla Jovovich, Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman

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Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies
Pulp Fiction John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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Die Hard with a Vengeance Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Irons

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Armageddon Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler

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12 Monkeys Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

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+ - 602 144
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Die Hard 2 Bruce Willis, John Leguizamo, Dennis Franz

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+ - 582 151
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RED Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren

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+ - 438 118
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Unbreakable Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright

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The Last Boy Scout Halle Berry, Bruce Willis, Dick Butkus

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Live Free or Die Hard Bruce Willis, Maggie Q, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

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Looper Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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The Whole Nine Yards Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet

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Sin City is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies
Sin City Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

Bruce Willis's Loves & Hookups The Most Rewatchable Movies

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The Jackal Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Jack Black

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Lucky Number Slevin Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu, Morgan Freeman

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The Expendables Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis

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Tears of the Sun Bruce Willis, Monica Bellucci, Eamonn Walker

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+ - 281 101
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16 Blocks Bruce Willis, Mos Def, David Morse

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Last Man Standing Bruce Willis, Christopher Walken, Leslie Mann

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+ - 238 113
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The Expendables 2 Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis

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Death Becomes Her Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn

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A Good Day to Die Hard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies
A Good Day to Die Hard Bruce Willis, Patrick Stewart, Anne Vyalitsyna

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The Siege Bruce Willis, Denzel Washington, Annette Bening

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Hostage Bruce Willis, Rumer Willis, Ben Foster

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Mercury Rising Bruce Willis, Alec Baldwin, Kim Dickens

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Red 2 Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren

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Look Who's Talking John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Joan Rivers

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The Whole Ten Yards Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet

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Hudson Hawk Bruce Willis, Andie MacDowell, James Coburn

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Surrogates Bruce Willis, Rosamund Pike, Taylor Cole

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Striking Distance Sarah Jessica Parker, Bruce Willis, Tom Sizemore

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G.I. Joe: Retaliation is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies
G.I. Joe: Retaliation Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis, Channing Tatum

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Ocean's Twelve Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney

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Moonrise Kingdom Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Edward Norton

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Blind Date Bruce Willis, Kim Basinger, Phil Hartman

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Planet Terror Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan, Fergie

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+ - 125 84
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Hart's War Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell, Terrence Howard

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+ - 121 94
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Cop Out Bruce Willis, Michelle Trachtenberg, Rashida Jones

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+ - 152 89
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Over the Hedge Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Steve Carell

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+ - 90 103
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Beavis and Butt-head Do America Demi Moore, Bruce Willis, David Letterman

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+ - 141 79
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Disney's The Kid Bruce Willis, Melissa McCarthy, Matthew Perry

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Bandits Bruce Willis, Cate Blanchett, January Jones

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Look Who's Talking Too John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Kirstie Alley

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+ - 95 73
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The Verdict Bruce Willis, Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling

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+ - 94 73
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Grindhouse Nicolas Cage, Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan

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+ - 65 55
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The Story of Us Michelle Pfeiffer, Bruce Willis, Betty White

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Four Rooms Madonna, Salma Hayek, Bruce Willis

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Nobody's Fool Bruce Willis, Paul Newman, Melanie Griffith