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The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies  

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Here is a list of the best Liam Neeson movies, ranked best to worst by thousands of fans' votes. 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? Neeson's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, but this Liam Neeson movies list is decided by how many votes each film receives, so only his most highly rated 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, so 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. And if you think his best role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one.

Examples of films on this list include Taken and Schindler's List, and 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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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is listed (or ranked) 51 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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A Million Ways to Die in the W... is listed (or ranked) 52 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Erwin91 added Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, Sarah Silverman
This film is a 2014 American western comedy film directed by Seth MacFarlane. As a cowardly farmer (Seth MacFarlane) begins to fall for the mysterious new woman (Charlize Theron) in town, he ...more
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Shining Through is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Michael Douglas, Melanie Griffith
Shining Through is a 1992 British-American World War II drama film, directed and written by David Seltzer and starring Michael Douglas and Melanie Griffith, with Liam Neeson, Joely Richardson ...more
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After.Life is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Christina Ricci, Liam Neeson, Justin Long
After.Life is a 2009 American psychological thriller film starring Liam Neeson, Christina Ricci and Justin Long, directed by Agnieszka Wójtowicz-Vosloo from her original screenplay.
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Five Minutes of Heaven is listed (or ranked) 55 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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Ted 2 is listed (or ranked) 56 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Amanda Seyfried, Morgan Freeman, Mark Wahlberg
Ted 2 is an upcoming American comedy film directed by Seth MacFarlane and written by MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild. It is the sequel to MacFarlane's 2012 film Ted. The film stars ...more
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The Lego Movie is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks
The Lego Movie is a 2014 3D computer-animated adventure comedy film directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. An ordinary Lego minifigure (Chris Pratt) who finds himself being the only one ...more
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Ethan Frome is listed (or ranked) 58 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Patricia Arquette, Joan Allen
Ethan Frome is a 1993 drama film directed by John Madden.
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Before and After is listed (or ranked) 59 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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The Innocent is listed (or ranked) 60 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Isabella Rossellini, Miranda Richardson
The Innocent is a 1985 John Mackenzie film, starring Andrew Hawley, Liam Neeson and Miranda Richardson, and is set in the Yorkshire Dales just after World War I.
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Journey Into Amazing Caves is listed (or ranked) 61 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Journey Into Amazing Caves Liam Neeson, Rebecca Holden, Gordon Brown
Journey Into Amazing Caves: IMAX is a short documentary film directed by Stephen Judson.
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A Prayer for the Dying is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Mickey Rourke, Liam Neeson, Bob Hoskins
A Prayer for the Dying is a 1987 thriller film about a former IRA member trying to escape his past. The film was directed by Mike Hodges, and stars Mickey Rourke, Liam Neeson, Bob Hoskins, and ...more
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Selma is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Oprah Winfrey, Common, Cuba Gooding Jr.
Selma is a 2014 historical drama film directed by Ava DuVernay and written by Paul Webb. It is based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches led by James Bevel, Hosea Williams, and ...more
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The Prophet is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
The Prophet
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Lamb is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Ian Bannen, Hugh O'Conor
Lamb is a 1985 British drama film, directed by Colin Gregg and starring Liam Neeson, Hugh O'Conor and Ian Bannen. The film is based on the novel by Bernard MacLaverty, who also wrote the
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Coral Reef Adventure is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Jean Michel Costeau, Howard Hall
Coral Reef Adventure is a 70mm American documentary film released in 2003 to IMAX theaters. It is narrated by actor Liam Neeson, and directed by Greg MacGillivray. Embarking on a 10-month ...more
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The Good Mother is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Matt Damon, Liam Neeson, Diane Keaton
The Good Mother is a 1988 American drama film and an adaptation of Sue Miller's novel of the same name. Directed by Leonard Nimoy, the film stars Diane Keaton and Liam Neeson in the leading ...more
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Silence is listed (or ranked) 68 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
eileencox853 added Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson
Silence is a 2016 historical period drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, based on the 1966 novel by Shūsaku Endō. In the 17th century, two Portuguese Jesuit priests (Andrew Garfield and Adam ...more
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Duet for One is listed (or ranked) 69 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Julie Andrews, Max von Sydow
Duet for One is a film adapted from a British play, a two-hander by Tom Kempinski, about a world-famous concert violinist named Stephanie Anderson who is suddenly struck with multiple sclerosis. ...more
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The Big Man is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Hugh Grant, Billy Connolly
The Big Man is a 1990 feature film produced by Miramax Films. It stars Liam Neeson, Joanne Whalley and Billy Connolly. The film's score was composed by Ennio Morricone. It is based on the novel ...more
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Operation Chromite is listed (or ranked) 71 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Lee Jung-jae, Lee Beom-soo, Liam Neeson
Operation Chromite is a 2016 South Korean war drama film directed by John H. Lee, based on true events. A squad of soldiers fight in the Korean War's crucial Battle of Inchon.
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Arthur the King is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Liam Neeson, Candice Bergen, Malcolm McDowell
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Gun Shy is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Sandra Bullock, Liam Neeson, Oliver Platt
Gun Shy is a 2000 film directed by Eric Blakeney. An undercover DEA agent (Liam Neeson) brings down the Mafia.
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Satisfaction is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
Julia Roberts, Liam Neeson, Debbie Harry
Satisfaction is a 1988 comedy-drama film starring Justine Bateman and Liam Neeson. It is one of the few theatrical productions by both Aaron Spelling and NBC.
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The Man Who Came to Dinner is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list The Very Best Liam Neeson Movies
The Man Who Came to Dinner Liam Neeson, Nathan Lane, Natasha Richardson
The Man Who Came to Dinner is a 2000 comedy drama film directed by Jay Sandrich.