Irish actor Liam Neeson, born in 1952, is undoubtedly an actor who is well known and liked by viewers who love to watch action movies. Liam Neeson is best known for his role in Schindler’s List and Taken movies. Also, successful actor Liam Neeson was nominated for the Best Actor Oscar for his role as Oscar Schindler in the movie Schindler’s List. These two movies are just the tip of the iceberg…
Let’s take a look at the great movies in the invisible part of the iceberg. Here are the best Liam Neeson movies.
1.Schindler’s List – (1993) – IMDb: 8.9
The movie is about is about Oskar Schindler, who played a role in the liberation of over a thousand Polish Jews from the Nazis’ genocide during World War II. The production, which is shown as one of the best films in the world, grossed $ 321 million at the box office and won Academy, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Grammy awards. It is also ranked 6th in the “IMDb Top 250” list.
2. Cold Pursuit (2019) – IMDb: 6.2
Nels Coxman (Liam Neeson) is a family man who lives a happy and quiet life with his wife (Laura Dern). But one day, his son’s mysterious death causes everything to turn upside down. Nels believes that his son was killed by a drug lord and will do anything to get revenge on him.
Among Liam Neeson’s film Cold Vengeance is the Hollywood version of the Norwegian film (Kraftidioten). The film grossed $ 76.3 million.
3. Non-Stop (2014) – IMDb: 6.9
Bill Marks (Liam Neeson) is An air marshal springs into action during a transatlantic flight after receiving a series of text messages demanding $150 million into an off-shore account, or someone will die every 20 minutes.
4. The Commuter (2018) – IMDb: 6.3
Family man Michael McCauley (Liam Neeson), who goes to work every day, has a monotonous life. Michael, who is happily married to his wife, changes his life suddenly one day. Michael meets a mysterious woman on the train he takes on his way to work every day, and realizes he is drawn into a murder plot. Now it is up to him to save the lives of himself and those on the train.
5. A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014) – IMDb: 6.5
Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife. When Matt gets involved, he discovers that the woman killed was not the only one.
6. Taken (2008) – IMDb: 7.8
A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris.
7. Taken 2 (2012) – IMDb: 6.3
The retired CIA agent Bryan Mills invites his teenage daughter Kim and his ex-wife Lenore, who has separated from her second husband, to spend a couple of days in Istanbul where he is working. Meanwhile, the patriarch of the community of the Albanian gang of human trafficking, Murad Krasniqi, seeks revenge for the death of his son and organizes another gang to kidnap Bryan and his family. Bryan and Lenore are abducted by the Albanians, but Kim escapes and is the only hope that Bryan has to escape and save Lenore.
8. Taken 3 (2014) – IMDb: 6
Accused of a ruthless murder (ex-wife Lenore) he never committed or witnessed, Bryan Mills goes on the run and brings out his particular set of skills to find the true killer and clear his name. The hit movie grossed $326.4 million worldwide.
9. The Gray (2011) – IMDb: 6.8
A team has been assigned to work in oil drilling in Alaska. When the crew’s plane crashes, they are stranded in one of the most desolate and dangerous places in the region. Some of the team members are mortally injured after the accident. The team struggle to survive against wolves in the harsh weather conditions. Ottway (Liam Neeson), who leads the group, must do whatever he can to ensure the team can survive in the hard weather against hungry and wild wolves.
10. Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace – IMDb: 6.5
Two Jedi escape a hostile blockade to find allies and come across a young boy who may bring balance to the Force, but the long dormant Sith resurface to claim their original glory.
The film, which is among the best Liam Neeson films and grossed $ 1 billion worldwide, features famous actors such as Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Keira Knightley and Samuel L. Jackson as well as Liam Neeson.
11. Les Misérables (1998) – IMDb: 7.5
Valjean, a former criminal, has atoned for his past and now finds himself in the midst of the French Revolution, avoiding a law-obsessed policeman hell-bent on capturing him.