Bruce Willis To Give Up Acting: 9 Must Watch Movies

Legendary American actor Bruce Willis' family recently announced that he will be stepping away from acting after being diagnosed with Aphasia. The action hero rose to worldwide fame with his role in Die Hard. To honour the veteran star and his legacy, we are taking a look at a few of his best movies.


Bruce gained widespread fame and recognition as an action hero after his portrayal of John McClane in the Die Hard franchise. This iconic role became a turning point in his career.

1. Die Hard (1988-2013)

In 1999, the veteran star was seen in buddy cop action-comedy The Last Boy Scout. The actor teamed up with African-American comedian Damon Wayans for his portrayal of Joseph Cornelius "Joe" Hallenbeck in the film.

2. The Last Boy Scout (1991)

Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction gave Willis worldwide critical acclaim. The film's massive success also managed to give his acting career a new boost.

3. Pulp Fiction (1994)

American science fiction 12 Monkeys, directed by Terry Gilliam, brought Bruce widespread critical praise. The film also starred Madeleine Stowe and Brad Pitt in lead roles.

4. 12 Monkeys (1995)

Starring opposite Milla Jovovich and Gary Oldman, Bruce was seen playing the role of a taxicab driver and former special forces major.

5. The Fifth Element (1997)

In 1999, the 67-year-old actor played the starring role in M. Night Shyamalan's The Sixth Sense, which went on to become both a commercial and critical success.

6. The Sixth Sense (1999)

Starring alongside Samuel L. Jackson in M. Night Shyamalan's Unbreakable, Bruce left fans impressed with his versatile acting skills. The superhero thriller became one of the most important films in the his acting career.

7. Unbreakable (2000)

Appearing as the older version of Gordon-Levitt's character, Joe, Willis starred in the sci-fi action Looper.

8. Looper (2012)

In 2012, Bruce starred in Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom. He was seen playing the role of an admirable police officer who is trying to locate two runaway kids. The critically acclaimed film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and the Golden Globe for Best Musical or Comedy.

9. Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

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