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The Best Pierce Brosnan Movies 

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

Best known as the fifth James Bond in the 007 films, Pierce Brosnan wooed fans with his English accent, immaculate appearance, and a brash yet lovable charisma. 

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

This list includes GoldenEye, The Thomas Crown Affair, and more movies from Pierce Brosnan's filmography.

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


Pierce Brosnan has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Tim Burton and Brett Ratner. Is Pierce Brosnan your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Tom Selleck and David Duchovny films lists too.

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Pierce Brosnan, Faye Dunaway, Rene Russo

Released: 1999

Directed by: John McTiernan

The Thomas Crown Affair is a 1999 American film directed by John McTiernan. The film, starring Pierce Brosnan, Rene Russo and Denis Leary, is a remake of the 1968 film of the same name. The film ...more

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Pierce Brosnan, Famke Janssen, Judi Dench

Released: 1995

Directed by: Martin Campbell

GoldenEye is the seventeenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the first to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 officer James Bond. The film was directed by Martin Campbell and is the ...more

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Pierce Brosnan, Teri Hatcher, Gerard Butler

Released: 1997

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

This film is the eighteenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the second to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. Directed by Roger Spottiswoode, with the screenplay ...more

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Pierce Brosnan, Denise Richards, John Cleese

Released: 1999

Directed by: Michael Apted

The World Is Not Enough is the nineteenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the third to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film was directed by Michael Apted, ...more

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Madonna, Halle Berry, Pierce Brosnan

Released: 2002

Directed by: Lee Tamahori

This film is the twentieth spy film in the James Bond series, and the fourth and last film to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film follows Bond as he leads a ...more

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Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton, Jamie Renée Smith

Released: 1997

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Dante's Peak is a 1997 American epic disaster adventure film directed by Roger Donaldson, and starring Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton, Charles Hallahan, Elizabeth Hoffman, Jamie Renée ...more

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Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan, Sally Field

Released: 1993

Directed by: Chris Columbus, Chuck Jones

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Pierce Brosnan, Greg Kinnear, Adam Scott

Released: 2005

Directed by: Richard Shepard

The Matador is a 2005 American-German-Irish-British dark comedy film written and directed by Richard Shepard and starring Pierce Brosnan and Greg Kinnear. The film grossed a total of $12.6 ...more
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Pierce Brosnan, Ewan McGregor, Kim Cattrall

Released: 2010

Directed by: Roman Polanski

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Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan

Released: 2008

Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd

Mamma Mia! is a 2008 British/American/Swedish musical/romantic comedy film adapted from the 1999 West End/2001 Broadway musical of the same name, based on the songs of successful pop group ABBA, ...more

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Salma Hayek, Shaquille O'Neal, Pierce Brosnan

Released: 2004

Directed by: Brett Ratner

After the Sunset is a 2004 action comedy film starring Pierce Brosnan as Max Burdett, a master thief caught in a cat-and-mouse game with FBI agent Stan Lloyd, played by Woody Harrelson. The film ...more

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Pierce Brosnan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Daniel Radcliffe

Released: 2001

Directed by: John Boorman

The Tailor of Panama is a 2001 Irish-American spy thriller film directed by John Boorman and starring Pierce Brosnan and Geoffrey Rush. Jamie Lee Curtis, Brendan Gleeson, Daniel Radcliffe, ...more
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Julianne Moore, Pierce Brosnan, Michael Sheen

Released: 2004

Directed by: Peter Howitt

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Pierce Brosnan, Stina Ekblad, Trine Dyrholm

Released: 2012

Directed by: Susanne Bier

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Pierce Brosnan, Michael Caine, Ned Beatty

Released: 1987

Directed by: John Mackenzie

The Fourth Protocol is a 1987 British Cold War spy film featuring Michael Caine and Pierce Brosnan, based on the novel The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth.

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Pierce Brosnan, Julianna Margulies, Aidan Quinn

Released: 2002

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

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Pierce Brosnan, Gerard Butler, Maria Bello

Released: 2007

Directed by: Mike Barker

Butterfly on a Wheel is a 2007 British–Canadian thriller film directed by Mike Barker, co-produced and written by William Morrissey, and starring Pierce Brosnan, Gerard Butler, and Maria Bello. ...more
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Pierce Brosnan, Alison Doody, Ray McAnally

Released: 1988

Directed by: Francis Megahy

Taffin is a 1988 Irish thriller film directed by Francis Megahy and starring Pierce Brosnan in the title role of Mark Taffin. It also featured Ray McAnally, Alison Doody and Jeremy Child. ...more
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Uma Thurman, Pierce Brosnan, Rosario Dawson

Released: 2010

Directed by: Chris Columbus

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Pierce Brosnan, Adam Ant, Lesley-Anne Down

Released: 1986

Directed by: John McTiernan

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Released: 1996

Directed by: Barbra Streisand

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Released: 2006

Directed by: David Von Ancken

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Pierce Brosnan, Susan Sarandon, Carey Mulligan

Released: 2009

Directed by: Shana Feste

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Pierce Brosnan, Robert Pattinson, Emilie de Ravin

Released: 2010

Directed by: Allen Coulter

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Released: 1996

Directed by: Tim Burton

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