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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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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler 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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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler 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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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler 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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GoldenEye Pierce Brosnan, Famke Janssen, Judi Dench 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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Troy Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Rose Byrne Troy is a 2004 American epic war film written by David Benioff and directed by Wolfgang Petersen. It is loosely based on Homer's Iliad, which narrates the story of the 10 year Trojan War. ...more

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Sharpe's Revenge Sean Bean, Abigail Cruttenden, Daragh O'Malley 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 Mission Sean Bean, Mark Strong, James Laurenson 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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Black Death Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Carice van Houten Black Death 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 Challenge Sean Bean, Padma Lakshmi, Toby Stephens Sharpe 15: Sharpe's Challenge is an action/adventure film directed by Tom Clegg.

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Patriot Games Harrison Ford, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones 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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Lady Chatterley Sean Bean, Joely Richardson, James Wilby 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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Bravo Two Zero Sean Bean, Ian Curtis, Emma Chambers 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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Flightplan Jodie Foster, Matt Bomer, Sean Bean 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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Cleanskin Sean Bean, Charlotte Rampling, Michelle Ryan 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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National Treasure Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Sean Bean National Treasure is a 2004 American adventure/heist 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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Equilibrium Christian Bale, Sean Bean, Taye Diggs 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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The Island Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor, Steve Buscemi 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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North Country Charlize Theron, Amber Heard, Woody Harrelson 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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Silent Hill Sean Bean, Radha Mitchell, Laurie Holden Silent Hill is a 2006 psychological horror film directed by Christophe Gans and written by Roger Avary, Christophe Gans and Nicolas Boukhrief. The film is an adaptation of Konami's survival ...more

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Anna Karenina Sophie Marceau, Sean Bean, Alfred Molina 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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The Hitcher Sophia Bush, Sean Bean, Neal McDonough 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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Ronin Robert De Niro, Sean Bean, Ron Jeremy 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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Stormy Monday Sting, Tommy Lee Jones, Melanie Griffith 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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When Saturday Comes Sean Bean, Pete Postlethwaite, Emily Lloyd When Saturday Comes is a British film from 1996 starring Sean Bean and Emily Lloyd, directed by Maria Giese.

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Black Beauty Sean Bean, Alan Cumming, Peter Cook 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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Extremely Dangerous Sean Bean, Ron Donachie, Juliet Aubrey Extremely Dangerous is a 1999 four part series for ITV starring Sean Bean as an ex-National Criminal Intelligence Service undercover agent convicted of the brutal murder of his wife and child ...more

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Don't Say a Word Famke Janssen, Michael Douglas, Brittany Murphy 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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Far North Jessica Lange, Sean Bean, Patricia Arquette Far North is a 1988 drama film written and directed by Sam Shepard.

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The Dark Maria Bello, Sean Bean, Maurice Roeves The Dark is a 2005 horror film, based on the novel Sheep by Simon Maginn.

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Essex Boys Sean Bean, Tom Wilkinson, Alex Kingston Essex Boys is a 2000 British crime film. It was directed by Terry Winsor and stars Sean Bean, Alex Kingston, Tom Wilkinson, Charlie Creed-Miles and Holly Davidson.

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Cash Chris Hemsworth, Sean Bean, Josh Blue Cash is a 2010 American independent crime-thriller film directed by Stephen Milburn Anderson that stars Sean Bean and Chris Hemsworth.

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Caravaggio Tilda Swinton, Sean Bean, Robbie Coltrane Caravaggio is a British film directed by Derek Jarman. The film is a fictionalised re-telling of the life of Baroque painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio.

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Outlaw Sean Bean, Bob Hoskins, Rupert Friend Outlaw is a 2007 action-crime-drama film written and directed by British filmmaker Nick Love. Outlaw stars Sean Bean, Danny Dyer, Bob Hoskins, Lennie James, Rupert Friend and Sean Harris. The ...more

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The Big Empty Kelsey Grammer, Sean Bean, Daryl Hannah The Big Empty is a 2003 drama film directed and written by Steve Anderson. It stars Jon Favreau as a struggling actor with a bizarre request from his neighbor to deliver a suitcase that he ...more

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The Field John Hurt, Sean Bean, Tom Berenger The Field is a 1990 Irish-British drama film, adapted from John B. Keane's 1965 play of the same name. It was directed by Jim Sheridan and starred Richard Harris, John Hurt, Sean Bean, Brenda ...more

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Tom & Thomas Sean Bean, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Geraldine James Identical twins, Tom and Thomas were separated at birth and grew up living very different lives.  While Thomas is adopted, Tom remains in an orphanage and unaware of each other's existence, ...more

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Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Uma Thurman, Pierce Brosnan, Rosario Dawson Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief is a 2010 fantasy adventure film directed by Chris Columbus.

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Red Riding: 1983 Andrew Garfield, Sean Bean, Michelle Dockery "The final entry in this ambitious trilogy opens with another young girl having disappeared. This recent murder has some alarming similarities to the previous abductions. A chief detective ...more

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Red Riding: 1974 Andrew Garfield, Sean Bean, Rebecca Hall Eddie Dunford and Barry Gannon, crime reporters for the Yorkshire Post are sent to a press conference where they find a Mrs Kemplay pleading for someone to help find her missing daughter, ...more

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Pride Kate Winslet, Helen Mirren, Sean Bean Pride is a 2004 television film about two lion cubs as they grow up and face the harsh realities of adulthood. Produced by the BBC and shown on A&E in the U.S., the film features the voices ...more

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Lorna Doone Clive Owen, Sean Bean, Polly Walker Lorna Doone is a 1990 British drama television film directed by Andrew Grieve and starring Polly Walker, Sean Bean and Clive Owen. It is based on the novel Lorna Doone by R.D. Blackmore set in ...more

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The Lost Future Sean Bean, Sam Claflin, Annabelle Wallis The Lost Future is a 2010 South African-German post-apocalyptic film from Syfy, directed by Mikael Salomon and written by Jonas Bauer. The film stars Sean Bean, Corey Sevier and Sam Claflin. It ...more

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A Woman's Guide to Adultery Sean Bean, Amanda Donohoe, Theresa Russell

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The Catherine Cookson Collection: The Fifteen Streets Sean Bean, Billie Whitelaw, Owen Teale The Fifteen Streets is a 1989 historical drama and romance film written by Catherine Cookson and Rob Bettinson and directed by David Wheatley.

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Soldiers of Fortune Sean Bean, Christian Slater, James Cromwell Soldiers of Fortune is a 2012 American action film starring Christian Slater, Dominic Monaghan, Sean Bean, James Cromwell and Ving Rhames.

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Last Battle Dreamer Sean Bean, Ryan Phillippe Last Battle Dreamer is an upcoming movie directed and written by Menno Meyjes.

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Silent Hill: Revelation Sean Bean, Carrie-Anne Moss, Malcolm McDowell Silent Hill: Revelation is a 2012 Canadian-French 3D horror film directed and written by Michael J. Bassett and a sequel to the 2006 film Silent Hill. Revelation stars Adelaide Clemens, Kit ...more

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Age of Heroes Sean Bean, Izabella Miko, James D'Arcy Age of Heroes is a war film directed by Adrian Vitoria. The film is based on the real-life events of the formation of Ian Fleming's 30 Commando unit during World War II. The film was released in ...more

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Fool's Gold Sean Bean, Larry Lamb, Brian Croucher

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War Requiem Tilda Swinton, Sean Bean, Laurence Olivier War Requiem is a film adaptation of Benjamin Britten's musical piece of the same name. It was shot in 1988 by the British film director Derek Jarman with the 1963 recording as the soundtrack, ...more