The Best Bruce Willis Movies

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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

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    Die Hard Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia

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    Die Hard with a Vengeance is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


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

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    The Sixth Sense is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    The Sixth Sense Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton, Haley Joel Osment

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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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    The Fifth Element is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    The Fifth Element Milla Jovovich, Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman

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    Die Hard 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    Die Hard 2 Bruce Willis, John Leguizamo, Dennis Franz

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    Armageddon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    Armageddon Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler

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    Live Free or Die Hard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


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

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    RED is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    RED Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren

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    12 Monkeys is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    12 Monkeys Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

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    The Last Boy Scout is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


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

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    The Whole Nine Yards is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


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

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    Unbreakable is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    Unbreakable Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright

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    Looper is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    Looper Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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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

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    The Jackal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    The Jackal Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Jack Black

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    The Expendables is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies

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    The Expendables Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis

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    The Expendables 2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies

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    The Expendables 2 Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis

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    Tears of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies

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

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    Lucky Number Slevin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies

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    Lucky Number Slevin Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu, Morgan Freeman

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    Last Man Standing is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies

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    Last Man Standing Bruce Willis, Christopher Walken, Leslie Mann

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    Hostage is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    Hostage Bruce Willis, Rumer Willis, Ben Foster

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    A Good Day to Die Hard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    A Good Day to Die Hard Bruce Willis, Patrick Stewart, Anne Vyalitsyna

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    16 Blocks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    16 Blocks Bruce Willis, Mos Def, David Morse

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    The Siege is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    The Siege Bruce Willis, Denzel Washington, Annette Bening

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    Red 2 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


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

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    Mercury Rising is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    Mercury Rising Bruce Willis, Alec Baldwin, Kim Dickens

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    Striking Distance is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    Striking Distance Sarah Jessica Parker, Bruce Willis, Tom Sizemore

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    The Whole Ten Yards is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet

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    Death Becomes Her is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    Death Becomes Her Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn

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    Look Who's Talking is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


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

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    Surrogates is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    Surrogates Bruce Willis, Rosamund Pike, Taylor Cole

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    G.I. Joe: Retaliation is listed (or ranked) 33 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 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


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

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    Hudson Hawk is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    Bruce Willis, Andie MacDowell, James Coburn

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    Moonrise Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    Moonrise Kingdom Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Edward Norton

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    Planet Terror is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies

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    Planet Terror Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan, Fergie

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    Cop Out is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    Cop Out Bruce Willis, Michelle Trachtenberg, Rashida Jones

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    Hart's War is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell, Terrence Howard

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    Blind Date is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies

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    Bruce Willis, Kim Basinger, Phil Hartman

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    Bandits is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    Bandits Bruce Willis, Cate Blanchett, January Jones

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    Over the Hedge is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    Over the Hedge Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Steve Carell

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    Beavis and Butt-head Do Americ... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies

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

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    Look Who's Talking Too is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


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

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    The Verdict is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    The Verdict Bruce Willis, Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling

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    Disney's The Kid is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies

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    Bruce Willis, Melissa McCarthy, Matthew Perry

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    Grindhouse is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    Grindhouse Nicolas Cage, Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan

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    Loaded Weapon 1 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    Charlie Sheen, Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson

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    Nobody's Fool is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


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

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    Alpha Dog is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies


    Alpha Dog Olivia Wilde, Amanda Seyfried, Amber Heard

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