Movies starring American actor Bruce Willis include “Die Hard” and its four sequels, “Pulp Fiction,” “The Expendables” and “The Sixth Sense.” As of 2016, Willis has appeared in more than 60 films, grossing more than $3 billion in ticket sales, making him the eighth-highest-grossing lead actor.Continue Reading
In 1988, Willis starred as the wise-cracking action hero John McClane in the hit movie “Die Hard,” which made more than $80 million in the United States. Willis also starred in “Die Hard 2” in 1990 and “Die Hard with a Vengeance” in 1995. The three films grossed more than $700 million around the world. He reprised the role two more times, in “Live Free or Die Hard” in 2012, and “A Good Day to Die Hard” in 2013.
Willis’ career, which slumped in the early 1990s, took off again in 1994, when he played boxer Butch Coolidge in Quentin Tarantino’s hit movie “Pulp Fiction,” which grossed more than $100 million. Willis gained more critical acclaim in 1999 with his role as child psychologist Dr. Malcolm Crowe in the horror movie “The Sixth Sense,” directed by M. Night Shyamalan.
In 2010, Willis teamed with fellow action heroes Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone and Jean-Claude Van Damme in “The Expendables.” Willis reunited with his co-stars in 2012 for the sequel, “The Expendables 2,” which made $312.5 million, out-grossing the first film.Learn more about Art & Literature