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The Best Sean Bean Movies 

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Updated November 5, 2019 1.5k votes 277 voters 24.4k views 57 items

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

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

This list is made up of many different films, including Mirror Mirror and Patriot Games.

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

Michael Bay and Peter Jackson are among those who have directed Sean Bean at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. If Sean Bean movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Hugo Weaving and Robbie Coltrane too.

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Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler

Released: 2001

Directed by: Peter Jackson

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is a 2001 epic fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson based on the first volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. It is the first ...more

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Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler

Released: 2003

Directed by: Peter Jackson

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is a 2003 epic fantasy drama film directed by Peter Jackson based on the second and third volumes of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. It is ...more

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Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler

Released: 2002

Directed by: Peter Jackson

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is a 2002 epic fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson and based on the second volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's novel The Lord of the Rings. It is the second ...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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Harrison Ford, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones

Released: 1992

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

Patriot Games is a 1992 action-suspense film directed by Phillip Noyce and based on Tom Clancy's novel of the same name. It is a sequel to the 1990 film The Hunt for Red October, but with ...more

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Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom

Released: 2004

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Troy is a 2004 epic period war film directed by Wolfgang Petersen, loosely based on Homer's Iliad. After Paris smuggles Queen Helen to Troy, Achilles leads his Myrmidons along with the rest of ...more

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Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Carice van Houten

Released: 2010

Directed by: Christopher Smith

This film is a 2010 German-British action horror film directed by Christopher Smith from an original screenplay by Dario Poloni. It stars Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, and Carice van Houten. ...more
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Sharpe's Mission Sean Bean, Mark Strong, James Laurenson

Released: 1996

Directed by: Tom Clegg

Sharpe's Mission is a British television drama, part of a series that follows the career of Richard Sharpe, a British soldier during the Napoleonic Wars. Unlike most of the other installments of ...more
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Sean Bean, Joely Richardson, James Wilby

Released: 1993

Directed by: Ken Russell

Lady Chatterley is a 1993 BBC television serial starring Sean Bean and Joely Richardson. It is an adaption of D. H. Lawrence's novel Lady Chatterley's Lover, first broadcast on BBC One in four ...more
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Sharpe's Revenge Sean Bean, Abigail Cruttenden, Daragh O'Malley

Released: 1997

Directed by: Tom Clegg

Sharpe's Revenge is a British television drama, part of a series that follows the career of Richard Sharpe, a British soldier during the Napoleonic Wars. The adaptation is based on the novel of ...more
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Sharpe's Challenge Sean Bean, Padma Lakshmi, Toby Stephens

Released: 2006

Directed by: Tom Clegg

Sharpe 15: Sharpe's Challenge is an action/adventure film directed by Tom Clegg.
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Jodie Foster, Matt Bomer, Sean Bean

Released: 2005

Directed by: Robert Schwentke

Flightplan is a 2005 mystery-thriller film directed by German film director Robert Schwentke and starring Jodie Foster, Peter Sarsgaard, Erika Christensen, Kate Beahan, Greta Scacchi, and Sean ...more

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Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Sean Bean

Released: 2004

Directed by: Jon Turteltaub

National Treasure is a 2004 American adventure film produced and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was written by Jim Kouf, Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Cormac Wibberley, and Marianne ...more

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Christian Bale, Sean Bean, Taye Diggs

Released: 2002

Directed by: Kurt Wimmer

Equilibrium is a 2002 American dystopian science fiction film written and directed by Kurt Wimmer and starring Christian Bale, Emily Watson, and Taye Diggs. The film follows John Preston, an ...more

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Sean Bean, Charlotte Rampling, Michelle Ryan

Released: 2012

Directed by: Hadi Hajaig

Cleanskin is a 2012 British spy thriller film written and directed by Hadi Hajaig and starring Sean Bean, Abhin Galeya, Charlotte Rampling, James Fox, Tuppence Middleton, Shivani Ghai and ...more
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Sean Bean, Ian Curtis, Emma Chambers

Released: 1999

Directed by: Tom Clegg

Bravo Two Zero is a 1999 two hour television miniseries, based on the book of the same name by Andy McNab. The film covers real life events – from the perspective of Andy McNab, patrol commander ...more
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Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor, Steve Buscemi

Released: 2005

Directed by: Michael Bay

The Island is a 2005 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Michael Bay, starring Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson. It was released on July 22, 2005, in the United States ...more

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Sophia Bush, Sean Bean, Neal McDonough

Released: 2007

Directed by: Dave Meyers

The Hitcher is a 2007 horror thriller film starring Sean Bean, Sophia Bush, and Zachary Knighton. It is a remake of the 1986 film of the same name starring Rutger Hauer, Jennifer Jason Leigh, ...more

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Sophie Marceau, Sean Bean, Alfred Molina

Released: 1997

Directed by: Bernard Rose

Anna Karenina is a 1997 film directed by Bernard Rose and starring Sophie Marceau, Sean Bean, Alfred Molina, Mia Kirshner, and James Fox. Based on the 1877 novel Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, ...more
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Charlize Theron, Amber Heard, Woody Harrelson

Released: 2005

Directed by: Niki Caro

North Country is a 2005 American drama film directed by Niki Caro, starring Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand, Sean Bean, Richard Jenkins, Michelle Monaghan, Jeremy Renner, Woody Harrelson and ...more
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Robert De Niro, Sean Bean, Ron Jeremy

Released: 1998

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Ronin is a 1998 American spy thriller action film directed by John Frankenheimer and starring Robert De Niro, Jean Reno, Natascha McElhone, Stellan Skarsgård, Sean Bean, and Jonathan ...more

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Sean Bean, Alan Cumming, Peter Cook

Released: 1994

Directed by: Caroline Thompson

Black Beauty is a 1994 film adaptation of Anna Sewell's novel by the same name directed by Caroline Thompson in her directorial debut. The film stars Andrew Knott, Sean Bean and David Thewlis. ...more
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Sting, Tommy Lee Jones, Melanie Griffith

Released: 1988

Directed by: Mike Figgis

Stormy Monday is the 1988 feature film debut of director Mike Figgis. Starring Sean Bean, Tommy Lee Jones, Sting and Melanie Griffith, it is an atmospheric, noirish thriller. The notable jazz ...more
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Famke Janssen, Michael Douglas, Brittany Murphy

Released: 2001

Directed by: Gary Fleder

Don't Say a Word is a 2001 psychological thriller film starring Michael Douglas, Brittany Murphy and Sean Bean based on the novel of the same title by Andrew Klavan. Don't Say a Word was ...more

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Sean Bean, Pete Postlethwaite, Emily Lloyd

Released: 1996

Directed by: Maria Giese

When Saturday Comes is a British film from 1996 starring Sean Bean and Emily Lloyd, directed by Maria Giese.