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The Best Sean Bean Movies

Updated November 5, 2019 2.1k votes 285 voters 24.7k views57 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?"

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  • 1
    Troy
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    Troy

    Brad Pitt, Eric Bana

    Released2004

    Directed byWolfgang Petersen

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  • 2
    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    Released2001

    Directed byPeter Jackson

    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is a 2001 epic fantasy film directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Cleanskin
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    Cleanskin

    Sean Bean, Charlotte Rampling

    Released2012

    Directed byHadi Hajaig

    Cleanskin is a 2012 British spy thriller film written and directed by Hadi Hajaig and starring... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 4
    Flightplan
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    Flightplan

    Jodie Foster, Matt Bomer

    Released2005

    Directed byRobert Schwentke

    Flightplan is a 2005 mystery-thriller film directed by German film director Robert Schwentke... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    GoldenEye
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    GoldenEye

    Pierce Brosnan, Famke Janssen

    Released1995

    Directed byMartin Campbell

    GoldenEye is the seventeenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the first to star Pierce... more on Wikipedia

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    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

    Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen

    Released2002

    Directed byPeter Jackson

    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is a 2002 epic fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson... more on Wikipedia

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    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
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    Released2003

    Directed byPeter Jackson

    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is a 2003 epic fantasy drama film directed by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    North Country
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    North Country

    Charlize Theron, Amber Heard

    Released2005

    Directed byNiki Caro

    North Country is a 2005 American drama film directed by Niki Caro, starring Charlize Theron,... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Stormy Monday
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    Stormy Monday

    Sting, Tommy Lee Jones

    Released1988

    Directed byMike Figgis

    Stormy Monday is the 1988 feature film debut of director Mike Figgis. Starring Sean Bean,... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Extremely Dangerous
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    Extremely Dangerous

    Sean Bean, Ron Donachie

    Released1999

    Directed bySallie Aprahamian

    Extremely Dangerous is a 1999 four part series for ITV starring Sean Bean as an ex-National... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 11
    Patriot Games
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    Patriot Games

    Harrison Ford, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released1992

    Directed byPhillip Noyce

    Patriot Games is a 1992 action-suspense film directed by Phillip Noyce and based on Tom... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Black Death
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    Black Death

    Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne

    Released2010

    Directed byChristopher Smith

    This film is a 2010 German-British action horror film directed by Christopher Smith from an... more on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    Outlaw
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    Outlaw

    Sean Bean, Bob Hoskins

    Released2007

    Directed byNick Love

    Outlaw is a 2007 action-crime-drama film written and directed by British filmmaker Nick Love.... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    The Dark
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    The Dark

    Maria Bello, Sean Bean

    Released2005

    Directed byJohn Fawcett

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  • 15
    Sharpe's Challenge
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    Sharpe's Challenge

    Sean Bean, Padma Lakshmi

    Released2006

    Directed byTom Clegg

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  • 16
    Sharpe's Mission
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    Sharpe's Mission

    Sean Bean, Mark Strong

    Released1996

    Directed byTom Clegg

    Sharpe's Mission is a British television drama, part of a series that follows the career of... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 17
    Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

    Released2010

    Directed byChris Columbus

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  • 18
    Sharpe's Revenge
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    Sharpe's Revenge

    Sean Bean, Abigail Cruttenden

    Released1997

    Directed byTom Clegg

    Sharpe's Revenge is a British television drama, part of a series that follows the career of... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 19
    The Big Empty
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    The Big Empty

    Kelsey Grammer, Sean Bean

    Released2003

    Directed bySteve Anderson

    The Big Empty is a 2003 drama film directed and written by Steve Anderson. It stars Jon... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Lady Chatterley
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    Lady Chatterley

    Sean Bean, Joely Richardson

    Released1993

    Directed byKen Russell

    Lady Chatterley is a 1993 BBC television serial starring Sean Bean and Joely Richardson. It is... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Tom & Thomas
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    Tom & Thomas

    Sean Bean, Aaron Taylor-Johnson

    Released2002

    Directed byEsmé Lammers

    Identical twins, Tom and Thomas were separated at birth and grew up living very different... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Bravo Two Zero
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    Bravo Two Zero

    Sean Bean, Ian Curtis

    Released1999

    Directed byTom Clegg

    Bravo Two Zero is a 1999 two hour television miniseries, based on the book of the same name by... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    The Lost Future
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    The Lost Future

    Sean Bean, Sam Claflin

    Released2010

    Directed byMikael Salomon

    The Lost Future is a 2010 South African-German post-apocalyptic film from Syfy, directed by... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 24
    Red Riding: 1983
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    Red Riding: 1983

    Andrew Garfield, Sean Bean

    Released2009

    Directed byAnand Tucker

    "The final entry in this ambitious trilogy opens with another young girl having disappeared....Amazon_watch buy button
  • 25
    National Treasure
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    National Treasure

    Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger

    Released2004

    Directed byJon Turteltaub

    National Treasure is a 2004 American adventure film produced and released by Walt Disney... more on Wikipedia

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