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Best movies in Liam Neeson's career (P.1)

Liam Neeson's full name is William John Neeson. He was born on June 7, 1952, is an actor from Northern Ireland.

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1. Kinsey (2004)



This is a biographical film written and directed by Bill Condon. Alfred Kinsey Jr. (Liam Neeson) is a biologist and sex researcher. He published reports on the sexual behavior of Americans in 1948 and 1953 interviewing 18,000 people. This is controversial because talking about sex is taboo, and people have very little knowledge about it.


Alfred Kinsey Jr. very eager to learn and his breadth of knowledge is amazing. He also strongly advocates "diversity" and "individualism". In particular, he also encouraged and helped gay people. In short, Alfred Kinsey Jr. is an influential figure with many great contributions to society.


Review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes states that 90% of critics gave the film positive reviews based on 196 reviews, with an average score of 7.66/10. The site's critics consensus says: "Intelligent and groundbreaking sex researcher biopic with stellar performances from Liam Neeson and Laura Linney."


2. Batman Begins (2005)



This is a superhero movie directed by Christopher Nolan. He and David S. Goyer wrote the script. The work is produced based on the DC Comics character Batman.


As a child, young Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) witnessed firsthand the death of his parents at the hands of an extravagant criminal. As an adult, Bruce travels the world searching for a means to fight injustice. He also tried living among crime-ridden places in Central Asia. Eventually, Bruce met a mysterious figure named Ra's Al Ghul and joined his gang called the League of Shadows.


In the film, Liam Neeson plays Ra's Al Ghul, leader of the League of Shadows - an ancient organization that uses chaos to punish the corrupt and decadent. Ra's Al Ghul is also the person who trained Bruce Wayne in martial arts.


The Liam Neeson film grossed more than $371.9 million worldwide, becoming the 9th highest-grossing film of 2005 and the second highest-grossing Batman film at that time after Tim Burton's Batman ( 1989). Receiving a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Cinematography, The Legend of Batman elevated Christian Bale to the position of male lead while also making Christopher Nolan a famous director.


3. Ponyo (2008)



The son of a sailor, 5-year-old Sosuke lives a quiet life on a coastal cliff with his mother Lisa. One fateful day, he found a beautiful goldfish stuck in a bottle on the beach. Upon rescuing her, Sosuke named her Ponyo. But she is no ordinary goldfish. Ponyo is the daughter of a master magician and a sea goddess. She uses her father's magic to transform into a young girl and quickly falls in love with Sosuke.


But the use of such powerful magic causes an imbalance in the world. As the moon gradually approaches the earth and Ponyo's father sends the mighty waves of the ocean to find his daughter, the two children embark on an adventure to save the world and fulfill their dream of becoming children. Ponyo's true people.


In the film, Liam Neeson voices the character Fujimoto in the English version. Ponyo the mermaid earned more than 204 million USD worldwide and became the 8th highest-grossing animated film of all time. The work received critical acclaim for its humanistic content, visual design and appeal to all audiences. The English version of the film was released on August 14, 2009 in 927 theaters across the United States.


4. Taken (2008)



This is an action-thriller film directed by Pierre Morel, written by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen.


Former CIA agent Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) reluctantly agrees to let his 17-year-old daughter, Kim, travel to Paris. However, upon arriving in Paris, Kim and her friends were kidnapped by people running a prostitution ring.


Bryan's only clue was a short conversation when Kim called him in a panic. Thanks to that, he was able to determine the origin of the person responsible for this kidnapping. Upon arriving in Paris, Bryan quickly proved to those involved in the case that he would stop at nothing until he saved his daughter.


Rape received mixed reviews from critics and grossed $226 million. Many media consider the film a turning point in Liam Neeson's career, helping him become an action movie star. The two sequels Taken 2 (2012) and Taken 3 (2014) were also released later.


5. Unknown (2011)


Martin Harris (Liam Neeson) and his wife Elizabeth travel to Berlin to attend a biotech summit. At their hotel, Martin Harris realized he left his briefcase at the airport and took a taxi to retrieve it. Unfortunately, the taxi had an accident, causing Martin to lose consciousness. The driver rescued him but fled the scene. Martin woke up at the hospital after being in a coma for four days.


Martin Harris then realizes that his identity has been taken over by someone else and even Elizabeth refuses to identify him. Now, his only hope lies with the female taxi driver, the only witness to the accident he experienced. As he tries to unravel the mystery behind this incident, Martin Harris must not only "deal with" those who considered him a bastard, but also face his dark past.


The Stranger received mixed reviews from critics and grossed $136 million against a budget of $30 million. Critic Richard Roeper gave the film a B+ and said: "Unknown is very well paced and the performances are strong. Most questions are answered by the end. This is a very good thriller" attractive".


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