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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

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867 212
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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718 180
Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies
Pulp Fiction John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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760 192
The Fifth Element is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bruce Willis Movies
The Fifth Element Milla Jovovich, Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman

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732 144
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Die Hard with a Vengeance Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Irons

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668 196
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Armageddon Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler

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559 164
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12 Monkeys Brad Pitt, Bruce Willis, Christopher Plummer

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629 156
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Die Hard 2 Bruce Willis, John Leguizamo, Dennis Franz

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474 121
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Unbreakable Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright

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609 161
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RED Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren

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467 130
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The Last Boy Scout Halle Berry, Bruce Willis, Dick Butkus

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526 147
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Live Free or Die Hard Bruce Willis, Maggie Q, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

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396 152
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Looper Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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380 114
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The Whole Nine Yards Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet

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355 167
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 Greatest Hollywood Comebacks of All Time

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366 133
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The Jackal Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Jack Black

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277 116
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Lucky Number Slevin Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu, Morgan Freeman

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305 144
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The Expendables Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis

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348 112
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Tears of the Sun Bruce Willis, Monica Bellucci, Eamonn Walker

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286 103
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16 Blocks Bruce Willis, Mos Def, David Morse

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285 88
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Last Man Standing Bruce Willis, Christopher Walken, Leslie Mann

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244 116
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The Expendables 2 Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis

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218 106
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Death Becomes Her Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn

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358 122
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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203 99
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The Siege Bruce Willis, Denzel Washington, Annette Bening

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244 99
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Mercury Rising Bruce Willis, Alec Baldwin, Kim Dickens

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268 86
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Hostage Bruce Willis, Rumer Willis, Ben Foster

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230 66
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Red 2 Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren

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214 117
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Look Who's Talking John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Joan Rivers

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177 81
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The Whole Ten Yards Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet

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215 120
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Hudson Hawk Bruce Willis, Andie MacDowell, James Coburn

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174 112
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Surrogates Bruce Willis, Rosamund Pike, Taylor Cole

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205 90
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Striking Distance Sarah Jessica Parker, Bruce Willis, Tom Sizemore

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151 108
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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188 98
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Ocean's Twelve Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney

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147 96
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Moonrise Kingdom Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Edward Norton

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165 80
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Blind Date Bruce Willis, Kim Basinger, Phil Hartman

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97 86
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Planet Terror Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan, Fergie

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130 84
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Hart's War Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell, Terrence Howard

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157 92
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Over the Hedge Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Steve Carell

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123 97
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Cop Out Bruce Willis, Michelle Trachtenberg, Rashida Jones

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93 107
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Beavis and Butt-head Do America Demi Moore, Bruce Willis, David Letterman

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148 82
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Disney's The Kid Bruce Willis, Melissa McCarthy, Matthew Perry

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121 99
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Bandits Bruce Willis, Cate Blanchett, January Jones

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114 87
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Look Who's Talking Too John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Kirstie Alley

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98 73
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The Verdict Bruce Willis, Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling

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96 76
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Grindhouse Nicolas Cage, Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan

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85 74
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Four Rooms Madonna, Salma Hayek, Bruce Willis

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67 58
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The Story of Us Michelle Pfeiffer, Bruce Willis, Betty White

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74 60
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Nobody's Fool Bruce Willis, Paul Newman, Melanie Griffith