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Top 15 Liam Neeson Movies That Are A Must Watch!


Before a recent controversy surrounding him, Liam Neeson was regarded as one of the most popular actors of Hollywood! He has shown great versatility in his characters over the years and with a long list of roles behind him, his movies really do leave an impression! He has, over the years, also helped create whole personas and characters for his fans!

Over the course of this article, we will discuss 15 Movies that are a must-watch, starring none other than Liam Neeson! In no particular order, let’s begin!

1. Taken (2008)

Genre: Action/Thriller

Storyline: An Ex- Secret service agent’s teenage daughter is abducted by human traffickers while on a trip to Paris. With almost no information on her whereabouts, he travels to Paris to find and save her. The movie was rated a 7.8/10 on IMDb and a 58% on Rotten Tomatoes.


Director: Pierre Morel

Runtime: 1 hour 33 minutes


2. Non-Stop (2014) 

Genre: Thriller/Action

Storyline: A US marshal receives threatening messages demanding that his airline transfer 150 million dollars to an offshore account, in the absence of which the passengers of his flight will be killed. It has a 6.9/10 on IMDb and a 61% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra

Runtime: 1 hour 46 minutes


3. The Grey (2011) 

Genre: Adventure/Drama

Storyline: John, a wolf hunter, is one of the eight survivors in a plane crash. He must fight off a pack of hungry wolves, mortal injuries and icy elements to get himself and the survivors back to safety.

Director: Joe Carnahan

Runtime: 1 hour 57 minutes


4. Unknown (2011) 

Genre: Thriller/Mystery

Storyline: Four days after his car accident, Martin, a biochemist, wakes up to realize his identity has been stolen. Perplexed and suffering from memory gaps, he sets out to unravel the mystery behind the theft. It stands with a 6.8/10 on IMDb and a 55% on Rotten Tomatoes.


Director: Jaume Collet-Serra

Runtime: 1 hour 53 minutes


5. A Walk Among The Tombstones (2014) 

Genre: Mystery/Thriller

Storyline: Matt Scudder, an unlicensed private detective, encounters many dangerous situations as he tries to nab the killers of the wife of his latest client, a drug trafficker. The movie has a rating of 6.5/10 on IMDb and a 67% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Director: Scott Frank

Runtime: 1 hour 54 minutes


6. Schindler’s List (1993)

Genre: War/ Drama

Storyline: Oskar Schindler, a German industrialist and member of the Nazi party, tries to save his Jewish employees after witnessing the persecution of Jews in Poland. With an 8.9/10 on IMDb and a 97% on Rotten Tomatoes, this is a must-watch.

Director: Steven Spielberg

Runtime: 3 hours 17 minutes


7. The Commuter (2018) 

Genre: Thriller/Action

Storyline: Insurance salesman Michael is on his daily commute home, which quickly becomes anything but routine. After being contacted by a mysterious stranger, Michael is forced to uncover the identity of a hidden passenger on the train before the last stop. As he works against the clock to solve the puzzle, he realizes a deadly plan is unfolding and he is unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that carries life and death stakes for everyone on the train. It has a rating of 6.3/10 on IMDb and a 56% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra

Runtime: 1 hour 45 minutes


8. Batman Begins (2005) 

Genre: Action/Fantasy

Storyline: This is a superhero classic! After witnessing his parents’ death, Bruce Learns the art of fighting to confront injustice. When he returns to Gotham as Batman, he must stop a secret society that intends to destroy the city. It is rated an 8.2/10 on IMDb and an 84% on Rotten Tomatoes.

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DC’s Batman Begins (2005) Character

Director: Christopher Nolan

Runtime: 2 hours 20 minutes


9. Rob Roy (1995) 

Genre: Drama/Romance

Storyline: Rob Roy tries to transform his small town to a better place, by borrowing money to buy and herd cattle. When the money is stolen, he is forced to play Robin Hood. The movie has a rating of 6.9/10 on IMDb and 73% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Director: Michael Caton-Jones

Runtime: 2 hours 19 minutes


10. Run All Night (2015) 

Genre: Action/Thriller

Storyline: Jimmy Conlon, a hitman, is best friends with his mob boss Shawn Maguire. The situation changes when Shawn abducts Michael, Jimmy’s estranged son. This movie is rated a 6.6/10 on IMDb and a 58% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Run All Night

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra

Runtime: 1 hour 54 minutes


11. Cold Pursuit (2019) 

Genre: Action/Thriller

Storyline: Nels Coxman’s quiet life as a snowplow driver comes crashing down when his beloved son dies under mysterious circumstances. His search for the truth soon becomes a quest for revenge against a psychotic drug lord named Viking and his sleazy henchmen. Transformed from upstanding citizen to cold-blooded vigilante, Coxman unwittingly sets off a chain of events that includes kidnapping, a series of deadly misunderstandings, and a turf war between Viking and a rival boss. It stands with a rating of 6.2/10 on IMDb and a 69% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Director: Hans Petter Moland

Runtime: 1 hour 38 minutes


12. Darkman (1990) 

Genre: Action/Horror

Storyline: Hideously burnt after an attack, a mentally unstable scientist stretches his invention of the synthetic skin to the limit, taking on faces of other people to take revenge. The movie is rated 6.4/10 on IMDb and 84% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Director: Sam Raimi

Runtime: 1 hour 36 minutes


13. The A-Team (2010)

Genre: Action/Adventure

Storyline: After succeeding on a special mission in Iraq, four American soldiers may face a court-martial for losing important evidence. Six months later, they get a chance to clear their names. It is rated a 6.7/10 on IMDb and 48% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Director: Joe Carnahan

Runtime: 2 hours 13 minutes


14. Star Wars Episode I- The Phantom Menace (1999) 

Genre: Sci-fi/Adventure

Storyline: Two Jedi Knights set out to search for someone who can bring peace to the Force. Their search ends when they come across a gifted boy but the Sith return to claim their last glory. The movie has a rating of 6.5/10 on IMDb and 53% on Rotten Tomatoes. The Star Wars series is a household name, making this movie a must-watch!

Director: George Lucas

Runtime: 2 hours 16 minutes


15. Kinsey (2004) 

Genre: Drama

Storyline: Biography of Alfred Kinsey, a pioneer in the area of human sexuality research, whose work “Sexual Behavior in the Human Male” was one of the first that saw science address sexual behavior.

Director: Bill Condon

Runtime: 1 hour 58 minutes


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