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List of the best Liam Neeson movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. When Liam Neeson made his acting debut in 1978's Pilgrim's Progress, who knew that he would become one of the best action stars in the business. Liam Neeson'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 Liam Neeson movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Liam Neeson movies will be at the top of the list. Liam Neeson has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Liam Neeson movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Liam Neeson films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

Examples of films on this list include Taken and Schindler's List.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Liam Neeson movies?" and "What are the greatest Liam Neeson roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Neeson's dramatic work, you might also enjoy our list of best Ralph Fiennes movies and best Julianne Moore movies.

Notable directors that have worked with Liam Neeson include names like Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and Christopher Nolan. Is Liam Neeson your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Morgan Freeman and Bruce Willis films lists too.

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Schindler's List is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley Schindler's List is a 1993 American epic historical period drama, directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg and scripted by Steven Zaillian. It is based on the novel Schindler's Ark by Thomas ...more

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Taken is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace Taken is a 2008 French action thriller film directed by Pierre Morel, written by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen, and starring Leland Orser, Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Jon Gries, David ...more

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Batman Begins is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson Batman Begins is a 2005 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics character. After training with his mentor (Liam Neeson), Batman (Christian Bale) begins his fight to ...more

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Unknown is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Diane Kruger, Liam Neeson, January Jones Unknown is a 2011 thriller film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. "Dr Martin Harris has come to rain-soaked Berlin for a biotechnology conference. But no sooner does he step into a taxi than ...more

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Taken 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace Taken 2 is a 2012 Action Crime Drama Thriller film written by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen and directed by Olivier Megaton.

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The Grey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo The Grey is a 2011 American survival thriller co-written, produced and directed by Joe Carnahan and starring Liam Neeson, Frank Grillo and Dermot Mulroney. It is based on the short story ...more

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Rob Roy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Jessica Lange, John Hurt Rob Roy is a 1995 adventure film directed by Michael Caton-Jones. Liam Neeson stars as Rob Roy MacGregor, an 18th-century Scottish clan chief who battles with an unscrupulous nobleman in the ...more

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Michael Collins is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Julia Roberts, Liam Neeson, Alan Rickman Michael Collins is a 1996 historical biopic written and directed by Neil Jordan and starring Liam Neeson as Michael Collins, the Irish patriot and revolutionary who died in the Irish Civil War. ...more

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Gangs of New York is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Liam Neeson Gangs of New York is a 2002 American fictionalized historical drama film set in the mid-19th century in the Five Points district of Lower Manhattan in 1863. The film was directed by Martin ...more

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Star Wars Episode I: The Phant... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Natalie Portman, Keira Knightley, Ewan McGregor (32 Years Before Episode IV) Stranded on the desert planet Tatooine after rescuing young Queen Amidala from the impending invasion of Naboo, Jedi apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi and his Jedi Master ...more

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The Dark Knight Rises is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman The Dark Knight Rises is a 2012 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics character. Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman (Christian Bale), with the ...more

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The A-Team is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, Liam Neeson The A-Team is a 2010 American action-comedy film based on the television series of the same name created by Frank Lupo and Stephen J. Cannell. Co-written and directed by Joe Carnahan, the film ...more

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Les Misérables is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Uma Thurman, Claire Danes, Liam Neeson Les Misérables is a 1998 film adaptation of Victor Hugo's 1862 novel of the same name, directed by Bille August. It stars Liam Neeson, Geoffrey Rush, Uma Thurman, and Claire Danes. As in ...more

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Kingdom of Heaven is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Edward Norton Kingdom of Heaven is a 2005 epic historical drama directed and produced by Ridley Scott and written by William Monahan. It stars Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Jeremy Irons, David Thewlis, Brendan ...more

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Love Actually is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert, Liam Neeson Love Actually is a 2003 British Christmas-themed romantic comedy film written and directed by Richard Curtis. The screenplay delves into different aspects of love as shown through ten separate ...more

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a 2005 fantasy adventure film directed by Andrew Adamson and based on The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the first published ...more

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Non-Stop is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Erwin91 added Julianne Moore, Liam Neeson, Lupita Nyong'o Non-Stop is a 2014 mystery-action thriller film starring Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, Michelle Dockery, Lupita Nyong'o and Scoot McNairy and directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. This is the first ...more

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Clash of the Titans is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Gemma Arterton, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes Clash of the Titans is a 2010 British-American fantasy adventure film and remake of the 1981 film of the same name produced by MGM. The story is very loosely based on the Greek myth of Perseus. ...more

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Nell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Jodie Foster, Liam Neeson, Natasha Richardson Nell is a 1994 American drama film starring Jodie Foster as a young woman who has to face other people for the first time after being raised by her mother in an isolated cabin. The film also ...more

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K-19: The Widowmaker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson, Peter Sarsgaard K-19: The Widowmaker is a 2002 submarine thriller film about the first of many disasters that befell the Soviet submarine K-19. The film was directed by Kathryn Bigelow, and stars Harrison Ford ...more

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Darkman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Bruce Campbell Darkman is a 1990 American superhero action film directed and co-written by Sam Raimi. It is based on a short story Raimi wrote that paid homage to Universal's horror films of the 1930s. The ...more

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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prin... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, Peter Dinklage The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian is a 2008 epic fantasy film based on Prince Caspian, the second published, fourth chronological novel in C. S. Lewis's epic fantasy series, The ...more

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Taken 3 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Erwin91 added Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace Taken 3 is a 2014 French action thriller film directed by Olivier Megaton and written by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen. It is the third and final installment in the Taken trilogy, and the ...more

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, Simon Pegg The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is a 2010 fantasy-adventure film based on The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, the third novel in C. S. Lewis's epic fantasy series The ...more

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Wrath of the Titans is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Rosamund Pike Wrath of the Titans is a 2012 film directed by Jonathan Liebesman.

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Kinsey is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Tim Curry, John Lithgow Kinsey is a 2004 American biographical drama film written and directed by Bill Condon. It describes the life of Alfred Charles Kinsey, a pioneer in the area of sexology. His 1948 publication, ...more

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The Haunting is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Catherine Zeta-Jones, Liam Neeson, Owen Wilson The Haunting is a 1999 remake of the 1963 horror film of the same name. Both films are based on the novel The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson, published in 1959. The Haunting was ...more

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A Walk Among the Tombstones is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Erwin91 added Liam Neeson, Ruth Wilson, Dan Stevens A Walk Among the Tombstones is a 2014 American crime drama-thriller film based on a novel by Lawrence Block of the same name, written and directed by Scott Frank. It stars Liam Neeson, Dan ...more

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Excalibur is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Helen Mirren, Patrick Stewart Excalibur is a 1981 dramatic fantasy film directed, produced and co-written by John Boorman that retells the legend of King Arthur and the knights of the Round Table. Based solely on the 15th ...more

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Next of Kin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Ben Stiller, Helen Hunt Next of Kin is a 1989 American action film directed by John Irvin and starring Patrick Swayze and Liam Neeson, with Adam Baldwin and Ben Stiller in one of his earliest roles. The screenplay was ...more

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Seraphim Falls is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Pierce Brosnan, Liam Neeson, Angie Harmon Seraphim Falls is a 2006 American revenge film directed by television producer and director David Von Ancken in his first feature film. The storyline was conceived from a screenplay written by ...more

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The Other Man is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Antonio Banderas, Laura Linney The Other Man is a 2008 British-American drama film directed by Richard Eyre. It stars Liam Neeson and Antonio Banderas as competitors for a woman's love, The film was a flop, failing to reach ...more

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The Bounty is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Mel Gibson, Liam Neeson, Daniel Day-Lewis The Bounty is a 1984 British adventure drama historical film directed by Roger Donaldson, starring Mel Gibson and Anthony Hopkins, and produced by Bernard Williams with Dino De Laurentiis as ...more

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Battleship is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson Battleship is a 2012 American military science fiction action-war film loosely inspired by the classic board game. The film was directed by Peter Berg and released by Universal Pictures. It was ...more

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The Next Three Days is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Olivia Wilde, Elizabeth Banks, Russell Crowe The Next Three Days is a 2010 vigilante thriller film directed by Paul Haggis and starring Russell Crowe and Elizabeth Banks. It was released in the United States on November 19, 2010 and was ...more

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The Mission is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Robert De Niro, Liam Neeson, Jeremy Irons The Mission is a 1986 British drama film about the experiences of a Jesuit missionary in 18th century South America. The film was written by Robert Bolt and directed by Roland Joffé. The ...more

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Run All Night is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Erwin91 added Liam Neeson, Nick Nolte, Common Run All Night is an upcoming film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. The film stars Liam Neeson, Joel Kinnaman and Ed Harris. The filming has begun on October 3, 2013.

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The Dead Pool is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Clint Eastwood, Jim Carrey, Axl Rose The Dead Pool is a 1988 American action flim directed by Buddy Van Horn, written by Steve Sharon, and starring Clint Eastwood as Inspector "Dirty" Harry Callahan. It is the fifth and ...more

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Everest is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Jamling Tenzing Norgay, Beck Weathers Everest is a 70mm American documentary film from MacGillivray Freeman Films about the struggles involved in climbing Mount Everest, the highest mountain peak on Earth, located in the Himalayan ...more

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Chloe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Amanda Seyfried, Nina Dobrev, Julianne Moore Chloe is a 2009 erotic thriller film directed by Atom Egoyan, a remake of the 2003 French film Nathalie.... It stars Julianne Moore, Liam Neeson, and Amanda Seyfried in the title role. Its ...more

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Suspect is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Cher, Liam Neeson, Dennis Quaid Suspect is a 1987 mystery/courtroom film drama starring Cher, Dennis Quaid and Liam Neeson. Other notable cast members include John Mahoney, Joe Mantegna, Fred Melamed, and Philip Bosco. The ...more

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The Commuter is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson The Commuter is a 2018 psychological thriller-horror film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. While on his daily commute home, an insurance salesman (Liam Neeson) is offered $100,000 if he ...more

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Husbands and Wives is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Woody Allen, Juliette Lewis Husbands and Wives is a 1992 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. The film stars Allen, Mia Farrow, Sydney Pollack, Judy Davis, Juliette Lewis, and Liam Neeson. It was ...more

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Before and After is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Edward Furlong Before and After is a 1996 film based on the 1992 novel of the same title by American writer Rosellen Brown. The movie was directed by Barbet Schroeder and starred Meryl Streep as Dr. Carolyn ...more

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High Spirits is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Jennifer Tilly, Peter O'Toole High Spirits is a 1988 fantasy comedy film directed by Neil Jordan and starring Steve Guttenberg, Daryl Hannah, Beverly D'Angelo, Liam Neeson and Peter O'Toole. Set in a remote Irish castle ...more

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Leap of Faith is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Steve Martin, Philip Seymour Hoffman Leap of Faith is a 1992 American dramedy film, directed by Richard Pearce and starring Steve Martin, Debra Winger, Lolita Davidovich, Liam Neeson and Lukas Haas. The film is about Jonas ...more

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Ponyo is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Nozomi Ōhashi, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, George Tokoro Ponyo, initially titled in English as Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea, is a 2008 Japanese animated fantasy comedy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki of Studio Ghibli and Toho. It is ...more

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The Newton Boys is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Cameron Diaz, Matthew McConaughey, Liam Neeson The Newton Boys is a 1998 American comedy-drama film based on the true story of the Newton Gang, a family of bank robbers from Uvalde, Texas. The film stars Matthew McConaughey, Skeet Ulrich, ...more

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Five Minutes of Heaven is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, James Nesbitt, Anamaria Marinca Five Minutes of Heaven is a British and Irish film directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel from a script by Guy Hibbert. The film was premiered on January 19, 2009 at the 25th Sundance Film Festival ...more

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The Delta Force is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin, Shelley Winters The Delta Force is a 1986 American action film starring Chuck Norris and Lee Marvin as leaders of an elite squad of Special Forces troops based on the real life U.S. Army Delta Force unit. It ...more