New week, new Tuesday... New Top Ten Tuesdays blog post! This week I've decided to bring my top ten favorite films from one of my TOP favorite Hollywood actors: Bruce Willis.

I've followed Bruce Willis since basically he started his career on TV with the TV Series Moonlight, and then jumped into the big screen with some of the greatest franchises in Hollywood. It was a difficult selection, but this time, I've tried not just to choose my top ten favorite ones, but placed them in my favorite order. Hope you guys can enjoy the list!

The Jackal
Synopsis: The FBI's Deputy Director must stop the Jackal, a ruthless professional killer, before he makes his next assassination. He teams up with a female Russian officer and an imprisoned IRA terrorist in a global race against the clock to stop the Jackal before he strikes.

Personal Comments: Bruce Willis and Richard Gere were actually an explosive couple on this film. The cast was superb, the story was such a good thriller and the acting performance was really, really good. Bruce Willis played such an amazing role as the bad guy on this film. So worth to watch!

Sin City
Synopsis: Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted, Some call it dark. Some call it hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home. Crooked cops. Sexy Dames. Desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge--others lust after redemption. And then there are those hoping for a little of both. A universe of unlikely and reluctant heroes still trying to do the right thing in a city that refuses to care.

Personal Comments: It's difficult to rate the film by just one subject, since this film was one of those ones built on so many different factors: Great cast (Jessica Alba, Mickey Rourke, Clyve Owen, Benicio Del Toro, Rosario Dawson, etc) and a great direction by Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller and Quentin Tarantino. I personally believe that Bruce Willis played a great role in this dark, weird but extremely interesting film.

Die Hard 4.0
Synopsis: On the July 4th holiday, an attack on the vulnerable United States infrastructure begins to shut down the entire nation. The mysterious figure behind the scheme has figured out every modern angle -- but he never figured on an old-school "analog" fly in the "digital" ointment: John McClane. No mask. No cape. No problem.

Personal Comments: After the original Die Hard, I must say this is my top favorite film of the franchise. All the mix of technology, chaos, lots of guns and explosions and of course... A great dosis of John McClane! He's back to save the world ;)

Synopsis: David Dunn is a listless security guard returning by train to his home in Philadelphia. Though he loves his young son Joseph, he hasn't felt good about himself in years and his relationship with his equally depressed wife, Audrey, is just about over. Into this uneventful life comes a terrible train wreck. More than 100 people die--everyone on that Philadelphia-bound train, in fact, with a single exception. David Dunn not only comes out alive, he emerges without a scratch on him. The notoriety of his survival leads directly to something left on his car windshield, an unsigned note asking if he's ever been sick. Intrigued, Dunn not only investigates the history of his own health but also tracks down the man who left the message, comic-art dealer Elijah Price. Though Price suffers from a strange and rare bone disease that makes him fragile to the touch, it is the explanation as to why Dunn survivied the wreck that is nothing short of extraordinary.

Personal Comments: Such a great film! Some people might find the end of the film either silly or not what they were expecting, but for me was totally unexpected. A dark, remarkable and surprising story, as well as a great acting performance by Bruce Willis and Samuel L Jackson. Totally worth to watch!

Die Hard
Synopsis: No John McClanes here...just a renegade Hong Kong policewoman on a quest to the Mainland seeking vengeance against the dirty cop who killed her husband.

Personal Comments: Let's be honest, when we think of Bruce Willis, it's inevitable to think of Die Hard, his greatest classic of all times! John McClane is the man for the job!

The Last Boy Scout
Synopsis: A former Secret Service agent and a former pro quarterback team up to investigate the murder of a girlfriend working as a stripper.

Personal Comments: One of my favorite old action films with Bruce Willis and Damon Wayans. Obviously, he's not John McClane, but he's pretty close! A former Secret Service who have to work together to solve a crime... A great option for a great weekend at home.

16 Blocks
Synopsis: A troubled NYPD officer is forced to take a happy, but down-on-his-luck witness 16 blocks from the police station to 100 Centre Street, although no one wants the duo to make it.

Personal Comments: A story based on taking a witness to court, being just 16 blocks away from their destination, but his enemies will try to make anything possible to prevent him to get there or kill him... That's what the film is all about. Bruce Willis and Mos Def played such a superb thriller so worth to watch over and over again.

Tears of the Sun
Synopsis: Bruce Willis plays a Special-Ops commander who leads his team into the jungle of Nigeria to rescue a doctor played by Monica Belluci who will only go with them if they agree to rescue 70 refugees too.

Personal Comments: One of my top three most favorite war movies of all times. This amazing war thriller performed with such an amazing cast, great story and intense plot is simply one of the best films played by Bruce Willis. Could watch it over and over again, and never get tired of it. Totally recommended!

The Sixth Sense
Synopsis: 8-year-old Cole Sear is haunted by a dark secret: he is visited by ghosts. A reluctant channel, Cole is frightened by visitations from those with unresolved problems who appear from the shadows. Confused by his paranormal powers, Cole is too young to understand his purpose and too afraid to tell anyone aout his anguish, except child psychologist Dr. Malcolm Crowe. As Dr. Crowe tries to uncover the ominous truth about Cole's supernatural abilities, the consequences for client and therapist are a jolt that awakens them both to something harrowing--and unexplainable.

Personal Comments: "I see dead people!" What else can I say? One of the most shocking films of the decade. One of the most amazing stories and most especially, the most unexpected end I've seen in decades. One of the best suspense films I've watched, and most definitely, one of the best films with Bruce Willis.

Synopsis: Devastated by a hostage situation that resulted in the deaths of a young mother and her child, LAPD negotiator Jeff Talley leaves Los Angeles for a low-profile job as chief of police in the low-crime town of Bristo Camino in Ventura County. When three delinquent teenagers follow a family home intending to steal their car, they inadvertently pick the wrong house on the wrong day. The trio finds themselves trapped in a multi-million dollar compound on the outskirts of town owned by a corrupt accountant. Panicked, the teenagers take the family hostage, placing Talley in exactly the kind of situation he never wanted to face again. Soon after, Talley readily hands authority of the hostage situation over to the Ventura County Sherriff's department and leaves the scene. But inside the compound, is digital information critical to the mysterious criminals and their operation. They will stop at nothing to get what belongs to them, including taking Talley's family hostage and, forcing him to resume the command he had abandoned. The stakes quickly evolve into a situation far more volatile and terrifying than anything he could ever imagine.

Personal Comments: Well, we've finally got to the top, and my top favorite Bruce Willis' film is... Hostage. I still remember the first time I watched the film on the theater, I was so into it, so intense. The story, the suspense and the great acting performance was one of my favorite ones. A film that I've watched dozens of times and never get tired of it! Totally recommended!

What do you think of this list? Is any of these films also one of your top favorite ones?


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