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The Best Liev Schreiber Movies 

Updated June 11, 2019 908 votes 176 voters 17.9k views

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List of the best Liev Schreiber movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Liev Schreiber'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 Liev Schreiber movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Liev Schreiber movies will be at the top of the list. Liev Schreiber has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Liev Schreiber movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Liev Schreiber films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

Everything from Nova: Lost Treasures of Tibet to Hamlet is included on this list.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Liev Schreiber movies?" and "What are the greatest Liev Schreiber roles of all time?"

If you're a fan of Liev Schreiber, then check out our lists of the best Timothy Olyphant and William H. Macy movies as well.

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Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, Mia Wasikowska

Released: 2008

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Defiance is a 2008 WWII era film written, produced, and directed by Edward Zwick, and set during the occupation of Belarus by Nazi Germany. The film is an account of the Bielski partisans, a ...more

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#141 of 379 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked #129 of 221 The Greatest World War II Movies of All Time

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Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds

Released: 2009

Directed by: Gavin Hood

X-Men Origins: Wolverine is a 2009 American superhero film directed by Gavin Hood, based on the Marvel Comic character. The early years of James Logan (Hugh Jackman), featuring his rivalry with ...more

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Drew Barrymore, Rose McGowan, Courteney Cox

Released: 1996

Directed by: Wes Craven

Scream is a 1996 American slasher film written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Wes Craven. The film stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Drew Barrymore, and David Arquette. Released on ...more

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Meryl Streep, Liev Schreiber, Vera Farmiga

Released: 2004

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

The Manchurian Candidate is a 2004 American thriller film directed by Jonathan Demme. The film, based on Richard Condon's 1959 novel of the same name and a re-imagining of the previous 1962 ...more

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#57 of 69 25+ Great Movies That Have a Ticking Clock #27 of 69 The Best Meryl Streep Movies

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Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber

Released: 2006

Directed by: John Curran

The Painted Veil is a 2006 American drama film directed by John Curran. The screenplay by Ron Nyswaner is based on the 1925 novel of the same title by W. Somerset Maugham. Edward Norton, Naomi ...more

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#31 of 78 The Best Period Romance Movies #11 of 68 Movies That Sparked Off-Screen Celebrity Romances

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Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Released: 2010

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

Salt is a 2010 American action thriller spy film directed by Phillip Noyce, written by Kurt Wimmer, and starring Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Daniel Olbrychski, August Diehl and Chiwetel ...more

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#598 of 710 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars #3 of 52 The Most Exciting Movies About Female Assassins

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Anna Paquin, Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen

Released: 1999

Directed by: Tony Goldwyn

A Walk on the Moon is a 1999 drama film starring Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen, Liev Schreiber and Anna Paquin. The movie, which was set against the backdrop of the Woodstock festival of 1969 and ...more

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Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox, Heather Graham

Released: 1997

Directed by: Wes Craven

Scream 2 is a 1997 American slasher film created and written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Wes Craven, starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jamie ...more

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#159 of 799 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time #35 of 60 The Most Rewatchable Horror Movies

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Courteney Cox, Jenny McCarthy, Carrie Fisher

Released: 2000

Directed by: Wes Craven

Scream 3 is a 2000 American slasher film and the third installment in the Scream franchise. Directed by Wes Craven and written by Ehren Kruger, the film stars Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and ...more

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Liev Schreiber, Jay Baruchel, Alison Pill

Released: 2011

Directed by: Michael Dowse

Goon is a 2011 Canadian-American action sports comedy-drama film directed by Michael Dowse, written by Jay Baruchel and Evan Goldberg, and starring Seann William Scott and Liev Schreiber. The ...more

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Hugh Jackman, Meg Ryan, Liev Schreiber

Released: 2001

Directed by: James Mangold

Kate & Leopold is a 2001 romantic-comedy fantasy that tells a story of a duke who travels through time from New York in 1876 to the present and falls in love with a woman in modern New York. ...more

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#58 of 74 The Best Movies Released Christmas Day #11 of 23 Great Drama Movies That Play with Time

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Mel Gibson, Liev Schreiber, Rene Russo

Released: 1996

Directed by: Ron Howard

Ransom is a 1996 American thriller film written by Richard Price & Alexander Ignon and directed by Ron Howard. The film stars Mel Gibson, Rene Russo, Brawley Nolte, Gary Sinise, Delroy ...more

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Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, Liev Schreiber

Released: 2002

Directed by: Phil Alden Robinson

The Sum of All Fears is a 2002 American action political thriller film directed by Phil Alden Robinson, based on Tom Clancy's novel of the same name. The motion picture, which is set in the Jack ...more

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#98 of 568 The Greatest Disaster Movies of All Time #354 of 748 The Greatest Action Movies of All Time

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Jude Law, Liev Schreiber, Forest Whitaker

Released: 2010

Directed by: Miguel Sapochnik

Repo Men is a 2010 American-Canadian science fiction action-thriller film directed by Miguel Sapochnik, and starring Jude Law and Forest Whitaker. It is based on the novel The Repossession Mambo ...more
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Liev Schreiber, Toni Collette, Anthony LaPaglia

Released: 2012

Directed by: P. J. Hogan

Mental is a 2012 Australian comedy film directed by PJ Hogan and starring Toni Collette, Rebecca Gibney, Anthony LaPaglia and Liev Schreiber. It premiered on closing night at the 2012 Melbourne ...more
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Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles, Mia Farrow

Released: 2006

Directed by: John Moore

The Omen is a 2006 remake of Richard Donner's The Omen. Directed by John Moore and written by David Seltzer, the film stars Julia Stiles, Liev Schreiber, and Mia Farrow. It was released ...more

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#128 of 156 The Most Confusing Movies Ever Made #31 of 146 The Best and Scariest Psychological Thrillers of All Time

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Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Dustin Hoffman

Released: 1998

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Sphere is a 1998 science fiction psychological thriller film, directed and produced by Barry Levinson and starring Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, and Samuel L. Jackson. Sphere was based on the ...more

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Liev Schreiber, Julianna Margulies, Peter O'Toole

Released: 2003

Directed by: Christian Duguay

Hitler: The Rise of Evil is a Canadian TV miniseries in two parts, directed by Christian Duguay and produced by Alliance Atlantis. It explores Adolf Hitler's rise and his early consolidation of ...more
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Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Rod Steiger

Released: 1999

Directed by: Norman Jewison

The Hurricane is a 1999 biographical film directed by Norman Jewison, and starring Denzel Washington. The script was adapted by Armyan Bernstein and Dan Gordon from the books Lazarus and the ...more

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The Last Days On Mars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Liev Schreiber Movies
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Liev Schreiber, John Malkovich, Melanie Griffith

Released: 1999

Directed by: Benjamin Ross

RKO 281 is a 1999 historical drama film directed by Benjamin Ross. It stars Liev Schreiber, James Cromwell, Melanie Griffith, John Malkovich, Roy Scheider and Liam Cunningham. The film depicts ...more
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Bill Murray, Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles

Released: 2000

Directed by: Michael Almereyda

Hamlet is a 2000 American film written and directed by Michael Almereyda, set in contemporary New York City, and based on the Shakespeare play of the same name. Ethan Hawke plays Hamlet as a ...more

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#57 of 85 The Best Movies Based on Plays #30 of 37 The Best Shakespeare Film Adaptations

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Liev Schreiber, Ned Beatty, Peri Gilpin

Released: 2000

Directed by: Tom Gilroy

Spring Forward is a 2000 film and the directorial debut of Tom Gilroy, starring Ned Beatty, Liev Schreiber and Campbell Scott. Shot in sequence over the course of one year, it was the first film ...more
Jakob the Liar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Liev Schreiber Movies
Robin Williams, Liev Schreiber, Alan Arkin

Released: 1999

Directed by: Peter Kassovitz

Jakob the Liar is a 1999 American drama film directed by Peter Kassovitz and starring Robin Williams, Alan Arkin, Liev Schreiber, Hannah Taylor-Gordon, and Bob Balaban. The movie is set in 1944 ...more
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Adam Sandler, Steve Martin, Jon Stewart

Released: 1994

Directed by: Nora Ephron

Mixed Nuts is a 1994 American Christmas comedy film directed by Nora Ephron, based on the 1982 French comedy film, Le Père Noël est une ordure. Co-written by Ephron and her sister ...more