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


    Mel Gibson, Gary Busey, Danny Glover

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    The Patriot


    Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, Logan Lerman

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    Lethal Weapon 2


    Mel Gibson, Joe Pesci, Danny Glover

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    We Were Soldiers


    Mel Gibson, Lyndon B. Johnson, Jon Hamm

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    Maverick


    Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Corey Feldman

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    Payback


    Mel Gibson, Lucy Liu, Maria Bello

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    Mad Max


    Mel Gibson, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley

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    Ransom


    Mel Gibson, Liev Schreiber, Rene Russo

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    Lethal Weapon 3


    Mel Gibson, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo

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    Lethal Weapon 4


    Mel Gibson, Chris Rock, Joe Pesci

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    Mad Max 2


    Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Vernon Wells

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    Conspiracy Theory


    Julia Roberts, Mel Gibson, Patrick Stewart

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    Signs


    Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Abigail Breslin

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    What Women Want


    Mel Gibson, Marisa Tomei, Helen Hunt

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    Forever Young


    Mel Gibson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Elijah Wood

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    The Man Without a Face


    Mel Gibson, Nick Stahl, Gaby Hoffmann

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    Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome


    Tina Turner, Mel Gibson, Rebekah Elmaloglou

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    Bird on a Wire


    Mel Gibson, Goldie Hawn, David Carradine

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mel Gibson, Sylvester Stallone

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    Air America


    Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis

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    Gallipoli


    Mel Gibson, Bill Hunter, Robert Grubb

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    Edge of Darkness


    Mel Gibson, Ray Winstone, Denis O'Hare

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    Get the Gringo


    Mel Gibson, Peter Stormare, Dean Norris

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    Pocahontas


    Mel Gibson, Christian Bale, Billy Connolly

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    Tequila Sunrise


    Mel Gibson, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kurt Russell

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    Hamlet


    Mel Gibson, Helena Bonham Carter, Glenn Close

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    The Bounty


    Mel Gibson, Liam Neeson, Daniel Day-Lewis

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    The Year of Living Dangerously


    Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Linda Hunt

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    Tim


    Mel Gibson, Piper Laurie, Pat Evison

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    Chicken Run


    Mel Gibson, Timothy Spall, Imelda Staunton

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    The River


    Mel Gibson, Sissy Spacek, Scott Glenn

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    The Beaver


    Jennifer Lawrence, Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster

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    Attack Force Z


    Mel Gibson, Sam Neill, Chris Haywood

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    Mrs. Soffel


    Mel Gibson, Heather Graham, Diane Keaton

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    Mel Gibson, Clint Eastwood, Christina Ricci

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    The Passion of the Christ

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    Monica Bellucci, Jim Caviezel, Claudia Gerini

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    Machete Kills


    Jessica Alba, Lady Gaga, Sofía Vergara

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    The Singing Detective


    Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Katie Holmes

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    Summer City


    Mel Gibson, John Jarratt, Steve Bisley

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    The Million Dollar Hotel


    Mel Gibson, Milla Jovovich, Bono

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    The Face: Jesus in Art


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

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