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The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies  

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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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A Walk Among the Tombstones is listed (or ranked) 26 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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Wrath of the Titans is listed (or ranked) 27 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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Seraphim Falls is listed (or ranked) 28 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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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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The Bounty is listed (or ranked) 30 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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The Next Three Days is listed (or ranked) 31 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 Haunting is listed (or ranked) 32 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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Kinsey is listed (or ranked) 33 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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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 film loosely inspired by the classic board game. The film was directed by Peter Berg and released by Universal Pictures. It was also ...more
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Run All Night is listed (or ranked) 35 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) 36 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Clint Eastwood, Jim Carrey, Axl Rose
This film 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 final ...more
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The Mission is listed (or ranked) 37 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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Everest is listed (or ranked) 38 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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Next of Kin is listed (or ranked) 39 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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Suspect is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Cher, Liam Neeson, Dennis Quaid
Suspect is a 1987 American mystery/courtroom film drama directed by Peter Yates. A public defender (Cher) and a jury member (Dennis Quaid) defending a homeless man (Liam Neeson) of murder, find ...more
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Leap of Faith is listed (or ranked) 41 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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Chloe is listed (or ranked) 42 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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High Spirits is listed (or ranked) 43 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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The Other Man is listed (or ranked) 44 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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Husbands and Wives is listed (or ranked) 45 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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The Newton Boys is listed (or ranked) 46 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. The film stars Matthew McConaughey, Skeet Ulrich, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, and Dwight ...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 Delta Force is listed (or ranked) 48 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 based on the real life U.S. Army Delta Force unit. It was directed by Menahem ...more
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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Tim Blake Nelson, Liam Neeson, James Franco
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is a 2018 American western anthology film directed by the Coen brothers. Six chapters present a different story from the wild frontier.
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The Commuter is listed (or ranked) 50 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