The Best Mel Gibson Movies Films

The Best Mel Gibson Movies

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This list of the best Mel Gibson movies is ranked best to worst and includes movie trailers when available. Mel Gibson solidified his status as an action star early in his career after appearing in the 1979 film Mad Max. The order of these top Mel Gibson movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Mel Gibson movies will be at the top of the list. 

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Mel Gibson movies?" and "What are the greatest Mel Gibson roles of all time?" The greatest Mel Gibson performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. Famous flicks like BraveheartLethal Weapon and more films appear on this Mel Gibson filmography, but its up to you to decide whether his action, comedy, military, warrior films are the best of the best. If you think the most impressive Mel Gibson role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 


If you are a fan of Mel Gibson's epic films, you might also enjoy our list of the best Kevin Costner movies and best Russell Crowe movies.

If you're a fan of Mel Gibson, then check out our lists of the best David Caruso and Hulk Hogan movies as well.

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    Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

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    Lethal Weapon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Gary Busey, Danny Glover

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    The Patriot is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Logan Lerman

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    Lethal Weapon 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Joe Pesci, Danny Glover

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    We Were Soldiers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Lyndon B. Johnson, Jon Hamm

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    Maverick is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Corey Feldman

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    Mad Max is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley

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    Payback is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Lucy Liu, Maria Bello

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    Lethal Weapon 3 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo

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    Mad Max 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Vernon Wells

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    Lethal Weapon 4 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Chris Rock, Joe Pesci

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    Ransom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Liev Schreiber, Rene Russo

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    Conspiracy Theory is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Julia Roberts, Mel Gibson, Patrick Stewart

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    Signs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Abigail Breslin

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    What Women Want is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Marisa Tomei, Helen Hunt

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    Forever Young is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Elijah Wood

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    The Man Without a Face is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Nick Stahl, Gaby Hoffmann

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    Get the Gringo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Peter Stormare, Dean Norris

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    Gallipoli is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Bill Hunter, Robert Grubb

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mel Gibson, Sylvester Stallone

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    Edge of Darkness is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Ray Winstone, Denis O'Hare

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    Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Tina Turner, Mel Gibson, Rebekah Elmaloglou

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    Bird on a Wire is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Goldie Hawn, David Carradine

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    Air America is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis

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    Tequila Sunrise is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kurt Russell

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    Pocahontas is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Christian Bale, Billy Connolly

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    Hamlet is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Helena Bonham Carter, Glenn Close

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    The Passion of the Christ is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies

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    Monica Bellucci, Jim Caviezel, Claudia Gerini

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    The Bounty is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Liam Neeson, Daniel Day-Lewis

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    The Year of Living Dangerously is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Linda Hunt

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    Mel Gibson, Clint Eastwood, Christina Ricci

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    The River is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Sissy Spacek, Scott Glenn

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    Chicken Run is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Timothy Spall, Imelda Staunton

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    Tim is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Piper Laurie, Pat Evison

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    The Beaver is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Jennifer Lawrence, Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster

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    Blood Father is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies

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    Mel Gibson, William H. Macy, Diego Luna

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    Attack Force Z is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Sam Neill, Chris Haywood

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    Mrs. Soffel is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Heather Graham, Diane Keaton

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    The Singing Detective is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Katie Holmes

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    Machete Kills is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Jessica Alba, Lady Gaga, Sofía Vergara

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    Summer City is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, John Jarratt, Steve Bisley

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    The Million Dollar Hotel is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    Mel Gibson, Milla Jovovich, Bono

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    The Face: Jesus in Art is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Mel Gibson Movies


    The Face: Jesus in Art Mel Gibson, Ricardo Montalbán, Stacy Keach

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