We all watch movies, and which is the “best” is a matter of opinion. With that being said, here are the top 10 Bruce Willis movies of all time. Feel free to check out other lists throughout Thought for Your Penny.
10. The Whole Nine Yards (2000) 45% at Rotten Tomatoes
Former mob contract killer Jimmy Tudeski moves next door to a dentist who hopes to claim the reward for turning him in.
Director: Jonathan Lynn
Starring: Bruce Willis, Matthew Perry, Rosanna Arquette
9. Looper (2012) 93% at Rotten Tomatoes
Joe is an assassin hired to murder people sent back from the future, and he does his job well until his old self is sent back and escaped. Now they’re both on the run and fighting for survival.
Director: Rian Johnson
Starring: Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt
8. The Fifth Element (1996) 72% at Rotten Tomatoes
A cab driver finds himself involved in the ultimate battle between good and evil when the perfect weapon falls into his cab. Now he must escort Leeloo to complete her mission while avoiding a group of mercenaries hell-bent on stopping him.
Director: Luc Besson
Starring: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman
7. Hart’s War (2002) 60% at Rotten Tomatoes
An Army colonel is captured and held in a German POW camp, where a black lieutenant is accused of murder. The court martial proceeding is just a cover for a planned escape, though.
Director: Gregory Hoblit
Starring: Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell, Terrence Howard
6. Sin City (2005) 77% at Rotten Tomatoes
Basin City is filled with the dregs of humanity, including a cannibal, a hitman, and a deformed pedophile. The few good people are in for the fight of their lives against the evils of the city.
Director: Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino
Starring: Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba
5. RED (2010) 70% at Rotten Tomatoes
Frank is a retired black-ops agent forced back into action when a high-tech assassin destroys his home. Now he must reassemble is team and fight for their survival.
Director: Robert Schwentke
Starring: Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman
4. Armageddon (1998) 39% at Rotten Tomatoes
An asteroid the size of Texas is on a collision course with Earth. N.A.S.A. recruits a team of oil drillers to drill a hole in it and detonate a nuclear bomb and save the planet.
Director: Michael Bay
Starring: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Ben Affleck
3. Death Becomes Her (1992) 52% at Rotten Tomatoes
Plastic surgeon Ernest leaves his wife Helen for her rival Madeline, but Helen shows up seven years later looking amazing. Helen tries to kill Madeline but learns they both took the same immortality serum.
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Starring: Bruce Willis, Meryl Streep, Goldie Hawn
2. Die Hard (1988) 93% at Rotten Tomatoes
Officer John McClane is visiting his wife in L.A. for Christmas when Hans Gruber and a group of German terrorists take the building hostage.
Director: John McTiernan
Starring: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia
1. Pulp Fiction (1994) 94% at Rotten Tomatoes
Two hitmen, an aging boxer, a mob boss and his wife, and a pair of diner bandits have intertwining lives through a series of unfortunate events.
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Starring: Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman, Ving Rhames