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

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. The greatest Steven Seagal performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list below has a variety of films in it, from Under Siege to Out for Justice.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Steven Seagal movies?" and "What are the greatest Steven Seagal roles of all time?" 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.

Steven Seagal has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like David Caruso and John Travolta in terms of fame and success.

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Above the Law is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Sharon Stone, Steven Seagal, Pam Grier Above the Law is a 1988 American action film written, produced and directed by Andrew Davis, and also produced by and starring Steven Seagal in his film debut. The film co-stars Pam Grier, ...more

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Under Siege is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Steven Seagal, Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Busey Under Siege is a 1992 American action film directed by Andrew Davis and starring Steven Seagal as a former Navy SEAL who must stop a group of mercenaries, led by Tommy Lee Jones and Gary Busey, ...more

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1,248 122
Out for Justice is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Steven Seagal, Julianna Margulies, Gina Gershon Out for Justice is a 1991 American thriller directed by John Flynn, and produced by and starring Steven Seagal. The film is about a veteran police detective who vows to take down the crazy, ...more

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1,350 143
Hard to Kill is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Steven Seagal, Kelly LeBrock, William Sadler This film is a 1990 American action film directed by Bruce Malmuth, and starring Steven Seagal. Steven Seagal plays Detective Mason Storm, after being shot during a fire-fight that took his wife ...more

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1,132 115
Marked for Death is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Steven Seagal, Danielle Harris, Keith David This film is a 1990 action film directed by Dwight H. Little. It stars Steven Seagal as John Hatcher, a former DEA troubleshooter. Upon moving back to his home town, Hatcher finds it taken over ...more

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869 139
Fire Down Below is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Steven Seagal, Kris Kristofferson, Marg Helgenberger Fire Down Below is a 1997 American action film directed by Félix Enríquez Alcalá in his directorial debut, and starring Steven Seagal. The film also includes cameos by ...more

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889 147
Under Siege 2: Dark Territory is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Katherine Heigl, Steven Seagal, Morris Chestnut Under Siege 2: Dark Territory is a 1995 American action film set on board a train traveling through the Rocky Mountains from Denver to Los Angeles. Directed by Geoff Murphy, it stars Steven ...more

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830 136
On Deadly Ground is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Steven Seagal, Michael Caine, Billy Bob Thornton This film is a 1994 environmental action-adventure film, co-produced, directed by and starring Steven Seagal, and co-starring an all-star cast that includes Michael Caine, Joan Chen, John C. ...more

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772 130
The Glimmer Man is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Steven Seagal, Alexa Vega, Brian Cox The Glimmer Man is a 1996 American action film directed by John Gray, and produced by Steven Seagal, who also starred in the film. The film also co-stars Keenen Ivory Wayans, Bob Gunton and ...more

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808 118
Exit Wounds is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Eva Mendes, Steven Seagal, DMX Exit Wounds is a 2001 American action film directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, and starring Steven Seagal and DMX. The film is based on the book of the same name by John Westermann. The book takes ...more

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489 157
Executive Decision is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Halle Berry, Steven Seagal, Kurt Russell Executive Decision is a 1996 American action film directed by Stuart Baird in his directorial debut. The film stars Kurt Russell, Steven Seagal, Halle Berry, Oliver Platt and John Leguizamo. The ...more

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522 151
Half Past Dead is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Steven Seagal, Ja Rule, Nia Peeples Half Past Dead is a 2002 American action film written and directed by Don Michael Paul in his directorial debut, and produced by Steven Seagal, who also starred in the lead role. The film ...more

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450 118
Out for a Kill is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Steven Seagal, Kevin Dunn, Kata Dobó Out for a Kill is a 2003 straight-to-video action film directed by Michael Oblowitz. It stars Steven Seagal.

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449 145
The Patriot is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Steven Seagal, Camilla Belle, Donal Logue The Patriot is a 1998 action film loosely based on the novel The Last Canadian by William C. Heine. The film stars Steven Seagal and is directed by Dean Semler. The plot involves an American ...more

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381 129
Belly of the Beast is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Steven Seagal, Sara Malakul Lane, Byron Mann Belly of the Beast is a 2003 American action film directed by Hong Kong film director Ching Siu Ting in his American directorial debut, and also produced by and starring Steven Seagal. The film ...more

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302 100
A Dangerous Man is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Steven Seagal, Byron Mann, Mike Dopud A Dangerous Man is a 2009 American direct-to-DVD action film directed by Keoni Waxman. It stars Steven Seagal as a man released from prison after spending six years locked up for a crime he did ...more

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329 116
Urban Justice is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Steven Seagal, Danny Trejo, Eddie Griffin Urban Justice is a 2007 American action film directed and cinematographed by Don E. Fauntleroy, and also produced by Steven Seagal, who also starred in the lead role. The film co-stars Eddie ...more

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337 136
Machete is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Jessica Alba, Lindsay Lohan, Robert De Niro Machete is a 2010 American action film written, produced, and directed by Robert Rodriguez and Ethan Maniquis. This film is an expansion of a fake trailer that was included in Rodriguez's and ...more

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316 115
Into the Sun is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Steven Seagal, Eddie George, Chiaki Kuriyama Into the Sun is a 2005 action film modeled after the American yakuza films The Yakuza and Black Rain. It stars martial artist/actor Steven Seagal. Originally conceived as a remake of Sydney ...more

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331 126
Driven to Kill is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Steven Seagal, Crystal Lowe, Laura Mennell Driven to Kill is a 2009 American action film directed by Jeff F. King, starring Steven Seagal, Mike Dopud, Igor Jijikine and Robert Wisden. The film was released on direct-to-DVD in the United ...more

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296 109
Today You Die is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Steven Seagal, Chloë Grace Moretz, Robert Miano Today You Die is a 2005 American action film directed and cinematographed by Don E. Fauntleroy, and produced by Steven Seagal, who also starred in the lead role. The film also co-stars Treach, ...more

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292 111
The Foreigner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Steven Seagal, Kate Fischer, Anna-Louise Plowman The Foreigner is a 2003 film starring Steven Seagal. The film was shot entirely in Warsaw, Poland, and was the first of a long string of direct-to-video films released starring Seagal from 2003 ...more

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270 102
The Keeper is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Steven Seagal, Jessica Williams, Arron Shiver The Keeper is a 2009 action film starring Steven Seagal and directed by Keoni Waxman. It is the first collaboration between Seagal and director Waxman; the two have subsequently made four more ...more

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228 83
Out of Reach is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Steven Seagal, Nick Brimble, Matt Schulze Out of Reach is a 2004 American action film directed by Po-Chih Leong, written by Trevor Miller, and starring Steven Seagal and Ida Nowakowska. The film was released on direct-to-DVD in the ...more

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217 77
Mercenary for Justice is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Steven Seagal Movies
Steven Seagal, Luke Goss, Roger Guenveur Smith Mercenary for Justice is an action film starring Steven Seagal, and also starring Luke Goss and Roger Guenveur Smith. It was released direct-to-video on April 18, 2006. Principal photography was ...more