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Bruce Willis

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First Deadly Sin, TheFirst Deadly Sin, The (1980)
Dir. Brian G. Hutton
Feat. Frank Sinatra, Faye Dunaway, Bruce Willis
Probably Ol' Blue Eyes' last decent film, giving an understated, effective performance as a pressured NYC detective hunting a serial killer and…
Twilight Zone, The (TV Series)Twilight Zone, The (TV Series) (1985) Recommended
Dir. Wes Craven, Tommy Lee Wallace, Robert Downey Snr.
Feat. Bruce Willis, Eric Bogosian, Amy Irving
A solid if variable 1980's reprise of Rod Serling's iconic series of off–beat fantasy stories. Also available; "Lost Classics" (1994),…
Moonlighting (TV Series)Moonlighting (TV Series) (1985)
Dir. Robert Butler
Feat. Bruce Willis, Cybill Shepherd
The softly ironic, comedy–romance TV–series that made Bruce Willis a star, and almost revived Cybill Shepherd, set around a Private…
Die HardDie Hard (1988) Aro Favourite
Dir. John McTiernan
Feat. Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia, Alan Rickman
Star–making role for Bruce Willis as an ordinary cop who runs into international terrorism at the top of a skyscraper on Christmas Eve. …
Look Who's TalkingLook Who's Talking (1989)
Dir. Amy Heckerling
Feat. John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, Bruce Willis
Amiable comedy featuring 'Mickey', the infant that thinks aloud, courtesy of Bruce Willis. He's more than handful for Mom Kirstie Alley and boyfriend…
Die Hard 2Die Hard 2 (1990)
Dir. Renny Harlin
Feat. Bruce Willis
Another difficult Christmas for cop Bruce Willis when he is stranded at a Washington Airport. No, it couldn't be...more terrorists?!
Hudson HawkHudson Hawk (1990)
Dir. Michael Lehmann
Feat. Bruce Willis, Danny Aiello, Sandra Bernhard
Good–natured adventure with Bruce Willis as a reformed cat burglar who is blackmailed to steal from the Vatican. A major box–office…
Bonfire of the VanitiesBonfire of the Vanities (1990)
Dir. Brian De Palma
Feat. Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis, Melanie Griffith
Hanks, Willis and Griffith stumble through Tom Wolfe's novel about a hot–shot stockbroker who is scandalised through misdemeanor. A famous…
Last Boy Scout, TheLast Boy Scout, The (1991)
Dir. Tony Scott
Feat. Bruce Willis, Damon Wayans, Danielle Harris
Willis and Wayans team as the wise–cracking 'good' guys in another bloody buddy–cop outing from the LETHAL WEAPON/DIE HARD team.
Billy BathgateBilly Bathgate (1991)
Dir. Robert Benton
Feat. Dustin Hoffman, Nicole Kidman, Bruce Willis
Tempers flare as loyalties are betrayed in this solid gangland tale concerning the indoctrination of a teenager into the mob.
Mortal ThoughtsMortal Thoughts (1991)
Dir. Alan Rudolph
Feat. Demi Moore, Glenne Headly, Bruce Willis
Less idiosyncratic than cult director Alan Rudolph's 1980's output, this earnest dramatic thriller stars Demi Moore (hot off the smash hit, GHOST) as…
Death Becomes HerDeath Becomes Her (1992)
Dir. Robert Zemeckis
Feat. Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn
Streep, Willis and Hawn turn in spot–on performances for this hilarious send–up of Tinseltown's obsession with youth. The zany plot…
Striking DistanceStriking Distance (1993)
Dir. Rowdy Herrington
Feat. Bruce Willis, Sarah Jessica Parker, Dennis Farina
Routine tough–guy vehicle for Bruce Willis who does the maverick cop thing, this time as a river boat night patrolman investigating a series of…
Pulp FictionPulp Fiction (1994) Aro Favourite
Dir. Quentin Tarantino
Feat. John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman
With just his second film, Quentin Tarantino not only became a household name but a massive cultural phenomenon. He miraculously surpasses…
Nobody's Fool (1994)
Dir. Robert Benton
Feat. Paul Newman, Bruce Willis, Jessica Tandy
An unassuming American ballad that falls between arthouse independent and Hollywood sentiment. Paul Newman ages gracefully as a stubborn old salt…
Color of NightColor of Night (1994)
Dir. Richard Rush
Feat. Bruce Willis, Jane March, Ruben Blades
Bruce Willis plays a grief–stricken psychiatrist, and it's downhill from there in this post–BASIC INSTINCT misfire that can only be…
North (1994)
Dir. Rob Reiner
Feat. Elijah Wood, Bruce Willis, Scarlett Johansson
Perfect 11–year–old Elijah Wood 'divorces' his unappreciative ordinary parents an embarks on a journey across apple–pie America in…
Die Hard with a VengeanceDie Hard with a Vengeance (Die Hard 3) (1995)
Dir. John McTiernan
Feat. Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Irons
Third chapter in the big loud adventures of a white–vested cop goes to a ridiculous extreme to top what is increasingly seeming like an…
Four RoomsFour Rooms (1995)
Dir. Allison Anders, Alexandre Rockwell, Robert Rodriguez
Feat. Tim Roth, Antonio Banderas, Bruce Willis
Tim Roth's bellboy connects four wild comedies from four hot shot directors from the American indie scene, led by QT himself. A…
Twelve MonkeysTwelve Monkeys (12 Monkeys) (1996) Aro Favourite
Dir. Terry Gilliam
Feat. Bruce Willis, Brad Pitt, Madeleine Stowe
Ingenious time–travel epic is a long overdue shot in the arm to the sci–fi genre. Terry Gilliam (BRAZIL) notches up another beautiful and…
Last Man StandingLast Man Standing (1996)
Dir. Walter Hill
Feat. Bruce Willis, Bruce Dern, Christopher Walken
Gunslinger Bruce Willis dishes up violent justice for two factions of bootleggers in an actioner that ropes in western, mob movie, film noir and even…
Fifth Element, TheFifth Element, The (1997)
Dir. Luc Besson
Feat. Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Milla Jovovich
Whether you think it's a gorgeous sci–fi masterpiece or narcissistic fluff, French director Luc 'Nikita' Besson's multi–million dollar…
Jackal, TheJackal, The (1998)
Dir. Michael Caton-Jones
Feat. Bruce Willis, Sidney Poitier, Richard Gere
When shadowy assassin and master–of–disguises Bruce Willis lines up a top US government official in his sights, FBI director Sidney…
Mercury RisingMercury Rising (1998)
Dir. Harold Becker
Feat. Bruce Willis, Alec Baldwin
Bruce Willis as, you guessed it, a maverick FBI–man, follows this case with a frowning seriousness, cutting the wisecrackery of the DIE HARD…
ArmageddonArmageddon (1998)
Dir. Michael Bay
Feat. Bruce Willis, Steve Buscemi, Billy Bob Thornton
After the tragedy of DEEP IMPACT, we get to witness the end of the world again, this time Jerry Bruckheimer–style (CON AIR, THE ROCK). That…
Siege, TheSiege, The (1998) Recommended
Dir. Edward Zwick
Feat. Denzel Washington, Bruce Willis, Annette Bening
In a standoff of virtue versus guts, Denzel Washington and Bruce Willis deal with an Islamic terrorist assault on New York City in the best way they…
Sixth Sense, TheSixth Sense, The (1999) Aro Favourite
Dir. M. Night Shyamalan
Feat. Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Colette
A rarity here – an intelligent Hollywood horror movie with no teenagers and no comic relief (intended or otherwise). Story of a troubled…
Story of Us, TheStory of Us, The (1999)
Dir. Rob Reiner
Feat. Bruce Willis, Michelle Pfeiffer
Married couple Bruce Willis and Michele Pfeiffer enter a trial separation, and reflect on their fifteen year relationship by confiding in their…
Whole Nine Yards, TheWhole Nine Yards, The (2000)
Dir. Jonathan Lynn
Feat. Matthew Perry, Bruce Willis, Rosanna Arquette
Innocent humdrum dentist Matthew Perry (FRIENDS) gets involved with his neighbour Bruce Willis, a semi–retired hitman, for a series of comical…
UnbreakableUnbreakable (2000)
Dir. M. Night Shyamalan
Feat. Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright
The sceptre of THE SIXTH SENSE hangs over this follow–up from writer/director Shyamalan, whose status as a Hollywood golden boy has arguably…
Kid, TheKid, The (2000)
Dir. Jon Turteltaub
Feat. Bruce Willis, Spencer Breslin, Lily Tomlin
Bruce Willis’ likeable persona serves the child audience well, playing a rich, cynical image consultant, who is visited by his 8–yr old self…
BanditsBandits (2001)
Dir. Barry Levinson
Feat. Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett
Genuine wit is visited upon this comedy–drama built around the unlikely character alliance of successful bank–robbers Bruce Willis and…
Hart's WarHart's War (2001)
Dir. Gregory Hoblit
Feat. Colin Farrell, Terrence Howard, Bruce Willis
Deserving invigoration of the POW–film, set amongst a troop of American soldiers incarcerated behind Nazi barbed–wire in WWII. When a…
Tears of the SunTears of the Sun (2003)
Dir. Antoine Fuqua
Feat. Bruce Willis, Monica Bellucci, Cole Hauser
Bruce Willis leads the charge in a 'Special Ops' mission in war–ravaged Nigeria. Assigned to rescue a UN doctor (Belluci!) he and his squad…
Ray: Genius - A Night for Ray CharlesRay: Genius - A Night for Ray Charles (2004)
Dir. Bruce Gowers
Feat. Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Morgan Freeman
An extended concert tribute to soulman Ray Charles, combining new and vintage entertainers and memories from the likes of Quincy Jones, B.B. King and…
HostageHostage (2005)
Dir. Florent Emilio Siri
Feat. Bruce Willis, Kevin Pollak, Jonathan Tucker
Bruce Willis negotiates familiar territory as a SWAT agent drawn into a messy siege in a high–security mansion, where three white–trash…
Sin CitySin City (2005) Aro Favourite
Dir. Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller
Feat. Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke, Clive Owen
A sensational slab of stylized and ultra–violent pulp fiction, adapted from Frank Miller's own notorious 'crime noir' comicbooks, and…
Over the HedgeOver the Hedge (2006) Recommended
Dir. Tim Johnson
Feat. Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell
Jovial animation tells of the best laid plans of a scheming raccoon (voiced by Bruce Willis), who recruits a gaggle of forest creatures to invade the…
16 Blocks16 Blocks (2006)
Dir. Richard Donner
Feat. Bruce Willis, Mos Def, David Morse
Surprisingly taut and minimalist New York City actioner has downtrodden, booze–addled cop Bruce Willis assigned a fool's errand to transport a…
Wrong Man, TheWrong Man, The (Lucky Number Slevin) (2006)
Dir. Paul McGuigan
Feat. Josh Hartnett, Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu
A crazily convoluted thriller with a powerhouse cast, this is heavy on slick violence and self–aware pop–gun dialogue, with levels of…
Fast Food NationFast Food Nation (2006) Recommended
Dir. Richard Linklater
Feat. Greg Kinnear, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke
A grave, caustic expose of industry malpractice and greed in the fast food business, told from the dramatic perspective of multiple characters…
Alpha DogAlpha Dog (2006)
Dir. Nick Cassavetes
Feat. Ben Foster, Emile Hirsch, Sharon Stone
The versatile Emile Hirsch plays a rich, white, and very teenage drug dealer whose charmed existence is threatened when a kidnapping–murder…
Perfect StrangerPerfect Stranger (2007)
Dir. James Foley
Feat. Halle Berry, Bruce Willis, Giovanni Ribisi
Halle Berry stakes out a murder suspect (Willis) via online social networks and chatroom espionage in this lurid tech–oriented thriller.…
Die Hard 4.0Die Hard 4.0 (Live Free or Die Hard) (2007)
Dir. Len Wiseman
Feat. Bruce Willis, Timothy Olyphant, Justin Long
Bruce Willis returns as hardass action copper John McClane, taking on a plugged–in, post–9/11 terrorist cell in this fourth addition to…
Planet TerrorPlanet Terror (2007) Recommended
Dir. Robert Rodriguez
Feat. Rose McGowan, Freddy Rodríguez, Josh Brolin
Robert Rodriguez's half – and quite possibly, the better half – of the "Grindhouse" double bill (with Quentin Tarantino's DEATH PROOF),…
What Just HappenedWhat Just Happened (2008) Recommended
Dir. Barry Levinson
Feat. Robert De Niro, Catherine Keener, Bruce Willis
Robert De Niro is in late–career–best form in this amiable showbiz satire that captures two weeks in the life of a frustrated film…
Assassination Of A High School PresidentAssassination Of A High School President (2008)
Dir. Brett Simon
Feat. Mischa Barton, Reece Thompson, Bruce Willis
A high–school reporter investigating the disappearance of missing exam papers uncovers a wider conspiracy in this smart, teen riff on CHINATOWN.
SurrogatesSurrogates (2009)
Dir. Jonathan Mostow
Feat. Bruce Willis, Radha Mitchell, Rosamund Pike
Bruce Willis is called to action in this glassy, futuristic thriller, set in a world in which humans live their everyday lives through lifelike…
Cop OutCop Out (2010)
Dir. Kevin Smith
Feat. Bruce Willis, Tracy Morgan, Seann William Scott
Juvenile buddy–cop homage features Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan as a pair of 'odd–couple' detectives seeking to reclaim a rare baseball…
Expendables, TheExpendables, The (2010)
Dir. Sylvester Stallone
Feat. Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li
Sylvester Stallone directs and leads a cast of old school action heroes for a mission impropable to assassinate a Latin American dictator.…
REDRED (R.E.D.) (2010) Recommended
Dir. Robert Schwentke
Feat. Bruce Willis, Mary-Louise Parker, Helen Mirren
Entertaining cannon fodder, this is yet another comic book adaptation of assassins on the lam, but one distinguished by its dynamite cast and…
Expendables 2, TheExpendables 2, The (2012)
Dir. Simon West
Feat. Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jean-Claude Van Damme
Sly Stallone rounds up the boys for another hour–and–a–half of homoerotic mass destruction in this muscle flexing,…
Moonrise KingdomMoonrise Kingdom (2012) Recommended
Dir. Wes Anderson
Feat. Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis
Wes Anderson's latest exquisite comedy, about two 12–year–olds in 1960s New England who consummate their adolescent romance by running…
LooperLooper (2012) Recommended
Dir. Rian Johnson
Feat. Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt
A top–drawer time–traveling actioner, following a hired gun whose job to assassinate targets transported from the future is complicated…
Lay the FavouriteLay the Favourite (2012)
Dir. Stephen Frears
Feat. Rebecca Hall, Bruce Willis, Vince Vaughn
A feather–lite caper centred on a ditzy sexpot (Hall) whose aspirations to become a Las Vegas cocktail waitress reveal other hidden talents,…
A Good Day to Die HardA Good Day to Die Hard (Die Hard 5) (2013)
Dir. Jason Moore
Feat. Bruce Willis, Jai Courtney, Sebastian Koch
The returns have all but diminished for this once durable, gold–standard action franchise, with aging Bruce Willis winding up in the middle of…
G.I Joe: RetaliationG.I Joe: Retaliation (2013)
Dir. Jon M. Chu
Feat. Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Channing Tatum, Bruce Willis
The Joes strap up for another explosive slug fest with arch enemies Cobra in this dumb–fun sequel to the toy franchise blockbuster.
RED 2RED 2 (2013)
Dir. Dean Parisot
Feat. Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker
It's more of the same from the retired assassins club, who are still fighting for their survival in this entertaining, if entirely disposable…
Sin City: A Dame to Kill ForSin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)
Dir. Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez
Feat. Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin
A return to the hard boiled caricatures of Frank Miller's graphic "Sin City". Tales of vengeance, torture and infidelity are woven together into an…
Rock the KasbahRock the Kasbah (2015)
Dir. Barry Levinson
Feat. Bill Murray, Leem Lubany, Kate Hudson
Bill Murray strikes out in this tepid comedy as down–on–his–luck music manager who discovers a teenage girl with an extraordinary…
Death WishDeath Wish (2018)
Dir. Eli Roth
Feat. Bruce Willis, Vincent D'Onofrio, Elisabeth Shue
6th film in the DEATH WISH series, and a remake of the original 1974 classic, with Bruce Willis as a surgeon burning for revenge after his wife and…
GlassGlass (2018)
Dir. M. Night Shyamalan
Feat. Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy
An ambitious, unconventional superhero thriller that provides an intersection between the director M. Night Shyamalan's previous films Unbreakable…

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