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The Best Steven Seagal Movies

Updated October 15, 2019 19.8k votes 3.9k voters 261.0k views50 items

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Here is a list of the best Steven Seagal movies, ranked best to worst by thousands of fans' votes. With starring roles in films like Hard to Kill and Above the Law, Steven Seagal is undoubtedly one of the greatest action stars of all time. The order of this Steven Seagal movies list is decided by how many votes each title receives, so only hist most highly rated movies will be at the top. If you think the best Steven Seagal role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

This list below has a variety of films in it, from Under Siege to Out for Justice and answers the questions, "What are the best Steven Seagal movies?" and "What are the greatest Steven Seagal roles of all time?"

And if you're a fan of Steven Seagal's martial arts skills, you might also like our list of the best Jean-Claude Van Damme movies or best Jackie Chan movies.

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  • Out for Justice1
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    Out for Justice

    Steven Seagal, Julianna Margulies

    Released1991

    Directed byJohn Flynn

    Out for Justice is a 1991 American thriller directed by John Flynn, and produced by and...  more

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    #308 of 530 The Greatest Crime Movies Ever Made#22 of 207 The Best R-Rated Gangster Movies

  • Above the Law2
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    Above the Law

    Sharon Stone, Steven Seagal

    Released1988

    Directed byAndrew Davis

    Above the Law is a 1988 American action film written, produced and directed by Andrew Davis,...  more

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  • Under Siege3
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    Under Siege

    Steven Seagal, Tommy Lee Jones

    Released1992

    Directed byAndrew Davis

    Under Siege is a 1992 American action film directed by Andrew Davis and starring Steven Seagal...  more

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  • Marked for Death4
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    Marked for Death

    Steven Seagal, Danielle Harris

    Released1990

    Directed byDwight H. Little

    This film is a 1990 action film directed by Dwight H. Little. It stars Steven Seagal as John...  more

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  • Hard to Kill5
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    Hard to Kill

    Steven Seagal, Kelly LeBrock

    Released1990

    Directed byBruce Malmuth

    This film is a 1990 American action film directed by Bruce Malmuth, and starring Steven...  more

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  • Under Siege 2: Dark Territory6
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    Under Siege 2: Dark Territory

    Katherine Heigl, Steven Seagal

    Released1995

    Directed byGeoff Murphy

    Under Siege 2: Dark Territory is a 1995 American action film set on board a train traveling...  more

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  • Fire Down Below7
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    Fire Down Below

    Steven Seagal, Kris Kristofferson

    Released1997

    Directed byFélix Enríquez Alcalá

    Fire Down Below is a 1997 American action film directed by Félix Enríquez Alcalá in his...  more
  • Exit Wounds8
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    Exit Wounds

    Eva Mendes, Steven Seagal

    Released2001

    Directed byAndrzej Bartkowiak

    Exit Wounds is a 2001 American action film directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, and starring Steven...  more
  • The Glimmer Man9
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    The Glimmer Man

    Steven Seagal, Alexa Vega

    Released1996

    Directed byJohn Gray

    The Glimmer Man is a 1996 American action film directed by John Gray, and produced by Steven...  more
  • On Deadly Ground10
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    On Deadly Ground

    Steven Seagal, Michael Caine

    Released1994

    Directed bySteven Seagal

    This film is a 1994 environmental action-adventure film, co-produced, directed by and starring...  more
  • Half Past Dead11
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    Half Past Dead

    Steven Seagal, Ja Rule

    Released2002

    Directed byDon Michael Paul

    Half Past Dead is a 2002 American action film written and directed by Don Michael Paul in his...  more
  • Executive Decision12
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    Executive Decision

    Halle Berry, Steven Seagal

    Released1996

    Directed byStuart Baird

    Executive Decision is a 1996 American action film directed by Stuart Baird in his directorial...  more

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  • Belly of the Beast13
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    Belly of the Beast

    Steven Seagal, Sara Malakul Lane

    Released2003

    Directed byChing Siu-tung

    Belly of the Beast is a 2003 American action film directed by Hong Kong film director Ching...  more

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  • Into the Sun14
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    Into the Sun

    Steven Seagal, Eddie George

    Released2005

    Directed byChristopher Morrison

    Into the Sun is a 2005 action film modeled after the American yakuza films The Yakuza and...  more
  • Out for a Kill15
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    Out for a Kill

    Steven Seagal, Kevin Dunn

    Released2003

    Directed byMichael Oblowitz

    Out for a Kill is a 2003 straight-to-video action film directed by Michael Oblowitz. It stars...  more
  • Driven to Kill16
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    Driven to Kill

    Steven Seagal, Crystal Lowe

    Released2009

    Directed byJeff King

    Driven to Kill is a 2009 American action film directed by Jeff F. King, starring Steven...  more
  • Urban Justice17
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    Urban Justice

    Steven Seagal, Danny Trejo

    Released2007

    Directed byDon E. FauntLeRoy

    Urban Justice is a 2007 American action film directed and cinematographed by Don E....  more
  • A Dangerous Man18
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    A Dangerous Man

    Steven Seagal, Byron Mann

    Released2009

    Directed byKeoni Waxman

    A Dangerous Man is a 2009 American direct-to-DVD action film directed by Keoni Waxman. It...  more
  • The Patriot19
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    The Patriot

    Steven Seagal, Camilla Belle

    Released1998

    Directed byDean Semler

    The Patriot is a 1998 action film loosely based on the novel The Last Canadian by William C....  more
  • Machete20
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    Machete

    Jessica Alba, Lindsay Lohan

    Released2010

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez, Ethan Maniquis

    Machete is a 2010 American action film written, produced, and directed by Robert Rodriguez and...  more

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  • The Keeper21
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    The Keeper

    Steven Seagal, Jessica Williams

    Released2009

    Directed byKeoni Waxman

    The Keeper is a 2009 action film starring Steven Seagal and directed by Keoni Waxman. It is...  more
  • The Foreigner22
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    The Foreigner

    Steven Seagal, Kate Fischer

    Released2003

    Directed byMichael Oblowitz

    The Foreigner is a 2003 film starring Steven Seagal. The film was shot entirely in Warsaw,...  more
  • Mercenary for Justice23
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    Mercenary for Justice

    Steven Seagal, Luke Goss

    Released2006

    Directed byDon E. FauntLeRoy

    Mercenary for Justice is an action film starring Steven Seagal, and also starring Luke Goss...  more
  • Today You Die24
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    Today You Die

    Steven Seagal, Chloë Grace Moretz

    Released2005

    Directed byDon E. FauntLeRoy

    Today You Die is a 2005 American action film directed and cinematographed by Don E....  more
  • Shadow Man25
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    Shadow Man

    Steven Seagal, Imelda Staunton

    Released2006

    Directed byMichael Keusch

    Shadow Man is a 2006 American thriller film directed by Michael Keusch, and also written and...  more