Liam Neeson movies?

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  1. alexpop

    alexpop Power pop + other bad habits....

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  2. RogerB

    RogerB Forum Resident

    I also enjoyed The Grey!! Thought it was excellent!!!
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  3. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    have to watch it again! after Non-Stop of which i just picked up used.
  4. alexpop

    alexpop Power pop + other bad habits....

    The Grey and Apocalypto + The Revenant are my three favorite survival movies.
  5. keef00

    keef00 Forum Resident

    No affection for Neeson's baring it all, or at least the back half, in A Million Ways to Die in the West? :D
  6. daglesj

    daglesj Forum Resident

    Norfolk, UK
    A solid actor but I think some of his choices a few years ago were a bit suspect because I reckon he was 'keeping himself busy' as a distraction from unfortunate events.
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  7. alexpop

    alexpop Power pop + other bad habits....

    Apparently Liam Neeson begged the director to be in The Grey this was just weeks after his wife's untimely death. You can see the angst in his performance.
  8. alexpop

    alexpop Power pop + other bad habits....

    Running out of dvds ( even blu rays)to collect. It's a bit like collecting music I find now....difficult.
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  9. daglesj

    daglesj Forum Resident

    Norfolk, UK
    Yeah that was one of the better choices. I think the trailers for that film miss sold it greatly. They make it look like a simple plane crash in hostile environment movie but its much more than that.

    Plus did everyone watch till after the credit ended?
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  10. alexpop

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    Apparently, the directors storyboard has Ottwey/Neeson lounging at the alpha wolf's manhood.
  11. Jim B.

    Jim B. Forum Resident

    Think you may be right.

    People seem to be very unforgiving about actors taking roles in films that don't turn out that good. I mean you have to pay the bills firstly, and second you don't really know what a film will turn out like. 'Taken' was a dumb action film and probably a pay check but it turned out a decent film (though we don't need the sequels). You could say the same for Keanu's John Wick, looked liked a dumb action flick but turned out to be great.

    I think Neeson is a very solid actor. He did get nominated for an Oscar for Schindler's List, which is by far his best performance. He is excellent in that, a solid actor with a good script and director and that is what you get. I also liked him in Michael Collins and Batman Begins.

    He's been typecast of late with the action films.
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  12. The Panda

    The Panda Forum Mutant

    Marple, PA, USA
    He was very good in the movie about the Irish revolutionary, also the Kinsey one was good as well.
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  13. arley

    arley Well-Known Member

    He was very good in an otherwise uneven movie, Love Actually. Ironically he played a widower; he would be one himself a few years later.
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  14. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    I have no problem finding stuff as i got into BR late! DVD? I have too many that are now worthless.
  15. Gramps Tom

    Gramps Tom Forum Resident

    Liam plays the sheriff, a central character, very well.

  16. Rhapsody In Red

    Rhapsody In Red Formerly Wrapped in Plastic

    Excalibur is an amazing film! It was Liam's first role in a movie if I'm not mistaken.
  17. alexpop

    alexpop Power pop + other bad habits....

    The two Taken sequels were pretty much useless after the first one.
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  18. tonyc

    tonyc Forum Resident

    I thought "Taken III" was a bounce back from the previous one. Also like "Non-Stop", "The Grey", "A Walk Among The Tombstones", "A Million Ways To Die In The West" and some others. He is pretty reliable that most of his films will be somewhat entertaining.
  19. Combination

    Combination Forum Resident

    New Orleans
  20. Simon A

    Simon A Arrr!

    Seriously, why even bother putting a picture of Debra Winger of that size if it's just to mock her. :confused:
  21. sean monaghan

    sean monaghan Forum Resident

    I always liked Neeson.
    Loved his performance in Schindlers List.
  22. daglesj

    daglesj Forum Resident

    Norfolk, UK
    Yeah I saw that and laughed. Her agent must have got a lot of flack!
  23. Simon A

    Simon A Arrr!

    Gotten flack and fired. It's ridiculous. It really looks like a bad inside joke.
  24. Tree of Life

    Tree of Life Forum Resident

    Captiva Island, FL
    I enjoy watching Liam Neeson movies. He should've been cast in action movies early in his career though. He plays a good a** kicker.
  25. daglesj

    daglesj Forum Resident

    Norfolk, UK

    I do wonder if there is a story behind that.

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