If you like Liam Neeson you should definitely watch our picks for his best movies.
Liam John Neeson, born on June 7, 1952 is an actor from Northern Ireland. He has been nominated for a number of awards, including an Academy Award for Best Actor, a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and three Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama.
10. The Grey (2011)
The Grey is a 2011 survival film co-written, produced, and directed by Joe Carnahan and starring Liam Neeson, Frank Grillo, and Dermot Mulroney. Based on the short story “Ghost Walker” by Ian MacKenzie Jeffers, the story follows John Ottway and a number of oil-men stranded in Alaska after a plane crash. Shortly after they learn that they are surrounded by a pack of wolves, Ottway advises the group to seek shelter in the forest. Can they survive and make it to safety?
Survival | Director: Joe Carnahan
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9. Unknown (2011)
A man awakens from a coma, only to discover that someone has taken on his identity and no one, not even his wife, believes him. Unknown is a 2011 action thriller film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra and starring Liam Neeson, Diane Kruger, January Jones and Bruno Ganz. With help from a cab driver and a retired Stasi agent, the man tries to unravel what’s going on. But while he must overcome those who have rendered him a pariah, he also has to confront his own dark past.
Action, Thriller | Director: Jamuel Collet-Serra
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8. Les Misérables (1998)
Les Misérables is a 1998 film adaptation of Victor Hugo’s 1862 novel of the same name, directed by Bille August and starring Liam Neeson, Geoffrey Rush, Uma Thurman, and Claire Danes. As in the original novel, the plot follows Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread and forced to flee a policeman named Javert. The persecution consumes both men’s lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the revolutions in France.
Historical, Musical | Director: Bille August
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7. Love Actually (2003)
Set one month before the eve of Christmas, Love Actually follows the lives of eight different couples and their unique takes on love and romance. The movie portrays the emotions of love, jealousy, hatred, and romance beautifully. It stars Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson and Keira Knightley in lead roles. Released in 2003, the movie is directed by Richard Curtis, who manages to capture the difficulties and hardships of various relationships elegantly and pack it all into a perfect Christmas atmosphere.
Romance, Comedy | Director: Richard Curtis
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6. Non-Stop (2014)
Non-Stop is a 2014 action thriller directed by Jaume Collet-Serra and starring Liam Neeson and Julianne Moore. Bill Marks, a former policeman dealing with his daughter’s death from alcohol, is now a federal air marshal on a flight from New York to London. While in the air, he receives a message that someone will die every 20 minutes until $150 million is transferred to an offshore account. Can he find the terrorist in time and save everyone?
Action, Thriller | Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
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5. Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999)
When the Trade Federation plots to take over the peaceful planet of Naboo, Jedi Qui-Gon Jinn and his apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi embark on an adventure to save the planet. The Phantom Menace is a 1999 epic space-opera film written and directed by George Lucas and starring Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd, and Ian McDiarmid. The story is set 32 years before A New Hope and follows the two Jedi as they protect Queen Amidala. Joined by Anakin Skywalker, a young slave with strong powers of the Force, they are confronted with the mysterious return of the Sith.
Space-Opera | Director: George Lucas
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4. Kinsey (2004)
Kinsey is a 2004 biographical drama film written and directed by Bill Condon and starring Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Chris O’Donnell, and Peter Sarsgaard. The movie follows the life of Alfred Kinsey, a pioneer in the area of human sexuality research, whose 1948 publication “Sexual Behavior in the Human Male” was one of the first recorded works to address and investigate sexual behavior from a scientific perspective. But in conducting the survey, he also faces the issue of his own sexuality and the emotional entangled within it.
Biography, Drama | Director: Bill Condon
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3. Batman Begins (2005)
Batman Begins is a 2005 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan and written by Nolan and David S. Goyer. Based on the DC Comics character Batman, it stars Christian Bale, Cillian Murphy, Michael Caine, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman and Morgan Freeman. It is the remarkable story of billionaire Bruce Wayne and how he became the criminal hunting Batman. In the fight against his enemies, the hero suffers from the blows of his inner child. Batman Begins is a prelude to the highly acclaimed Batman trilogy.
Superhero | Director: Christopher Nolan
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2. Taken (2008)
The 2008 movie Taken is extensively remembered for the phrase “I will find your and I will kill you” which was a turning point in the career of Liam Neeson. Pierre Morel, the director of the movie, portrayed Liam as an action star. Liam plays Bryan Mills, a former CIA operative whose daughter Kim is kidnapped. He travels across Europe and revives his old fighting and analytical skills to reach the kidnappers and retrieve his daughter. If you are a fan of action drama, Taken is your cup of tea.
Action, Drama | Director: Pierre Morel
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1. Schindler’s List (1993)
Schindler’s List is a 1993 historical period drama film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg and starring Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, and Ben Kingsley. The movie tells the incredible true story of the enigmatic businessman Oskar Schindler, who saved the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust by employing them in his factories during World War II. Schindler’s List was nominated for twelve Academy Awards, winning seven, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Original Score.
Historical, Drama | Director: Steven Spielberg
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