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List of Liev Schreiber Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Spotlight (2015)
15
3
Spotlight
R
15
3

Focused on the eponymous niche team, Spotlight, of the newspaper, Boston Globe, this movie showcases how a team of journalists, portrayed by a talented ensemble starcast, uncovered sexual abuse of children by priests of their local Roman Catholic diocese. Their startling discovery leads to further uncovering of a widespread child molestation scandal that was systematically hidden by the Catholic Church.

As:
Cast
Role:
Marty Baron
Director:
Tom McCarthy
Genres:
History, Drama, Crime
2. Creed (2015)
12
2
Creed
PG-13
12
2

Adonis Johnson is the illegitimate son of former heavyweight champion Apollo Creed. He wishes to become a great boxer and therefore meets Rocky Balboa, a former heavyweight champion, who agrees to train him. His real identity is soon revealed and when a chance to fight a world champion presents itself, all he needs to do is to add his father’s surname.

As:
Cast
Director:
Ryan Coogler
Genres:
Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Sylvester Stallone, Michael B. Jordan, Wood Harris, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad, Andre Ward
3. The Hurricane (1999)
12
2
The Hurricane
R
12
2

In 1966, Rubin "The Hurricane" Carter, a renowned boxer, was wrongfully convicted of a triple murder and sentenced to life imprisonment. The film concentrates on his fight against his conviction, also depicting how an Afro-American youth convinces his Canadian foster parents to help Hurricane, resulting in his release after twenty years of imprisonment.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Sam
Director:
Norman Jewison
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Denzel Washington, Rod Steiger, Vicellous Shannon, Deborah Kara Unger
4. The Painted Veil (2006)
12
2
The Painted Veil
PG-13
12
2

After marrying hastily in London, an English doctor and his socialite wife relocate to Shanghai, where the protagonist works at an infectious diseases laboratory. When he finds about his wife’s extramarital affair he forces her to accompany him to a remote Chinese village run down by an unchecked cholera epidemic. It was here that they discover each other and decide to make a new beginning. 

As:
Cast
Director:
John Curran
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Alan David, Catherine An
5. Everything Is Illuminated (2005)
12
2
Everything Is Illuminated
PG-13
12
2

Everything is Illuminated is a biographical comedy drama film which is about a young man who sets out on a quest to find the woman who had saved his grandfather’s life in a small Ukrainian town. However, the town was completely destroyed during the Second World War.

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Liev Schreiber
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Elijah Wood, Eugene Hutz, Jonathan Safran Foer, Jana Hrabetova, Stephen Samudovsky
6. Spring Forward (1999)
11
2
Spring Forward
R
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Paul
Director:
Tom Gilroy
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ned Beatty, Campbell Scott, Peri Gilpin, Ian Hart
8. Scream (1996)
11
2
Scream
R
11
2

The life of people in an otherwise peaceful Californian town goes awry when a masked killer goes around claiming victims. Sidney Prescott, a high school student whose mother was murdered just a year before, becomes the next target but escapes. A reporter and the town’s deputy sheriff investigate the case to figure out the real killer who appears obsessed with horror films trivia.

As:
Cast
Director:
Wes Craven
Genres:
Horror, Mystery
Star Cast:
Drew Barrymore, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Roger Jackson, Kevin Patrick Walls, David Booth
9. Defiance (2008)
12
2
Defiance
R
12
2

In Belorussia during the WWII, four Jewish Bielski brothers escape the Nazi-occupied Poland to hide in the woods and are joined by other Jews. The eldest two brothers, Tuvia and Zus differ over future course of action. Tuvia works for survival of the self-contained community of over 1000 Jews, whereas Zus, who believes in going after Nazis, joins Russian Partisans.

As:
Cast
Role:
Zus Bielski
Director:
Edward Zwick
Genres:
War, Action, Drama, Thriller, History
Star Cast:
Daniel Craig, Mia Wasikowska, Jamie Bell, Alexa Davalos, Allan Corduner
10. The Butler (2013)
11
2
The Butler
PG-13
11
2

Loosely based on the life of Eugene Allen, the movie tells the story of African-American Cecil Gaines who went from being an enslaved plantation worker to a butler at the White House in 1957. He becomes a witness to some of America’s most iconic political moments, including the birth of the Civil Rights Act. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Lee Daniels
Genres:
Drama, Biography
11. Pawn Sacrifice (2014)
11
2
Pawn Sacrifice
PG-13
11
2

The biographical film about American Grandmaster Bobby Fischer focuses mainly on his challenge against Soviet chess champion Boris Spassky during the Cold War, and the 1972 World Chess Championship match between the two. To accomplish his dream of being the youngest world champion, Fischer has to fight his own escalating paranoia as well as deal with the pressures from the two superpowers. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Boris Spassky
Director:
Edward Zwick
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Star Cast:
Tobey Maguire, Michael Stuhlbarg, Peter Sarsgaard, Edward Zinoviev
13. Goon (2011)
13
2
Goon
R
13
2

Polite and kind-hearted bouncer, Doug Glatt, is offered a job as an enforcer for a minor league hockey team. As he joins the Halifax Highlanders and is given the job to protect Xavier Laflamme, he must go up against the brutal veteran enforcer of the St. John's Shamrocks, Ross ‘The Boss’ Rhea. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Ross Rhea
Director:
Michael Dowse
Genres:
Comedy, Sport
14. The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012)
11
2
The Reluctant Fundamentalist
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bobby Lincoln
Director:
Mira Nair
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
15. Walking and Talking (1996)
11
2
Walking and Talking
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Nicole Holofcener
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Allison Janney, Catherine Keener, Randall Batinkoff, Anne Heche
16. Denise Calls Up (1995)
11
2
Denise Calls Up
PG-13
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jerry Heckerman
Director:
Hal Salwen
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alanna Ubach, Aida Turturro, Tim Daly, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson
18. A Rainy Day in New York (2018)
10
2
A Rainy Day in New York
PG-13
10
2

A Rainy Day in New York is a romantic comedy film which revolves around a  young couple who arrives in New York planning a romantic weekend. However, their plans are soon ruined when the sunlight turns into a shower.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
19. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
10
2
X-Men Origins: Wolverine
PG-13
10
2

The first installment of the Wolverine trilogy, the film revolves around the early years of James Logan, his rivalry with his brother Victor Creed, his service in Weapon X, Special Forces team, and his experimentation into the mutant Wolverine. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Victor Creed
Director:
Gavin Hood
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller
20. Ransom (1996)
10
2
Ransom
R
10
2

When the son of multi-millionaires Tom and Kate Mullen is kidnapped, Tom decides to turn the ransom into a bounty for anyone who helps them nail the kidnappers. Unfortunately, a corrupt police detective stands in his way to rescuing his son Sean. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Mel Gibson, Donnie Wahlberg, Rene Russo, Gary Sinise, Delroy Lindo
21. The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
11
2
The Manchurian Candidate
R
11
2

Gulf War veteran Major Bennett ‘Ben’ Marco starts looking into his past after experiencing vivid dreams. While investigating his friend, Sergeant First Class Raymond Shaw, now a senator, who was also part of the same mission, Marco unveils a conspiracy by elite politicians and the Manchurian Global corporation. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller, Mystery, Drama
23. Party Girl (1995)
10
2
Party Girl
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Nigel
Director:
Daisy Mayer von Scherler
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Parker Posey, Donna Mitchell, Anthony DeSando, Guillermo Díaz
24. Jakob the Liar (1999)
10
2
Jakob the Liar
PG-13
10
2

Jakob the Liar is a war drama film which tells the story of Jakob, an ordinary man who tries to keep the hopes of the people high during the days of Nazi Germany, when Hitler was in power. Meanwhile, he also tries to hide a young Jewish girl from the authorities.

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Kassovitz
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Alan Arkin, Robin Williams, Hannah Taylor Gordon, Éva Igó, István Bálint
25. The Bleeder (2016)
10
2
The Bleeder
R
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Chuck Wepner
Director:
Philippe Falardeau
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Elisabeth Moss, Naomi Watts, Michael Rapaport, Ron Perlman
26. Salt (2010)
11
2
Salt
PG-13
11
2

A Russian defector, Orlov, turns himself in to CIA and accuses Evelyn Salt of being a Russian sleeper agent who will kill Russian president Boris Matveyev at the funeral of American Vice president. Consequently Evelyn Salt, a CIA agent, is forced to escape and now has to prove her innocence, protect her husband and uncover the conspiracy.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ted Winter
Director:
Phillip Noyce
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Angelina Jolie, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Corey Stoll, Yara Shahidi, Daniel Olbrychski, August Diehl
27. The Sum of All Fears (2002)
11
2
The Sum of All Fears
PG-13
11
2

Based on Tom Clancy’s novel, the movie follows CIA analyst Jack Ryan as he tries to uncover and stop a plot by an Austrian Neo-Nazi billionaire Richard Dressler. Dressler wants to start a nuclear war between the USA and Russia and create a Fascist Europe. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Phil Alden Robinson
Genres:
Thriller, Action, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Morgan Freeman, Ben Affleck, James Cromwell, Bridget Moynahan, Ian Mongrain, Russell Bobbitt, Ken Jenkins
28. Kate & Leopold (2001)
11
2
Kate & Leopold
PG-13
11
2

While chasing a man called Stuart using a small camera that should not exist to take photographs, Duke of Albany, Leopold, is transported from 1876 to 2001 Manhattan, through a time portal. Leopold starts falling in love with Stuart’s ex-girlfriend Kate McKay. But time and space threaten to tear the couple apart. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Stuart Besser
Director:
James Mangold
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
29. Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
10
2
Love in the Time of Cholera
R
10
2

Love in the Time of Cholera is a romantic drama film which tells the story of Florentino, who is rejected by the beautiful Fermina, with whom he was in love. This leads him to depression, and he spends a lot of time indulging in carnal affairs to heal his pain. However, when her husband passes away, he tries to win her back.   

As:
Cast
Director:
Mike Newell
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Benjamin Bratt, Javier Bardem, John Leguizamo, Gina Bernard Forbes, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Marcela Mar
30. Repo Men (2010)
10
2
Repo Men
R
10
2

Based on the novel The Repossession Mambo by Eric Garcia, the film Repo Men is set in a future era where scientists have perfected bio-mechanical organs. However, these organs are expensive and the customers who are unable or unwilling to pay for them are killed off by a group of “Repo Men". 

As:
Cast
Role:
Frank
Director:
Miguel Sapochnik
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Forest Whitaker, John Leguizamo, Jude Law, Alice Braga, Carice van Houten
31. Human Capital (2020)
10
2
Human Capital
TV-14
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Drew
Director:
Marc Meyers
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Marisa Tomei, Peter Sarsgaard, Maya Hawke, Alex Wolff
32. Fading Gigolo (2013)
10
2
Fading Gigolo
R
10
2

Fading Gigolo is a comedy film which tells the story of an elderly man Murray, who teams up with his friend Fioravante to open a gigolo business in order to make some money. However, things get complicated when Fioravante finds himself falling for a woman.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Dovi
Director:
John Turturro
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
34. Mental (2012)
10
2
Mental
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
P.J. Hogan
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Toni Collette, Anthony LaPaglia, Rebecca Gibney, Kerry Fox
37. Sphere (1998)
9
2
Sphere
PG-13
9
2

When an alien spacecraft is found a thousand feet below the Pacific Ocean, submerged for nearly three hundred years, a group of specialists including a marine biologist, a mathematician, an astrophysicist and a psychologist is sent to investigate. They are astonished to realize that the spacecraft is of American origin and holds a mysterious sphere as its cargo.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Ted Fielding
Director:
Barry Levinson
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Mystery, Horror
41. Scream 3 (2000)
9
2
Scream 3
R
9
2

In the third movie in the Scream film series, production of a horror film Stab 3 is under way when a new Ghostface appears and begins killing the cast of the film. Sydney, who is leading a secluded and protected life in California, is forced to come out because of these murders. In order to stop the murder, Sydney must deal with her past.

As:
Cast
Role:
Cotton Weary
Director:
Wes Craven
Genres:
Mystery, Horror
42. The Omen (2006)
9
2
The Omen
TV-14
9
2

After his wife Katherine delivers a stillborn, Robert agrees to adopt a baby, whom they name Damien. However, after Father Brennan informs Robert that Damien is an incarnate of the Devil himself, Robert attempts to kill him. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Robert Thorn
Director:
John Moore
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Mia Farrow, Julia Stiles, Predrag Bjelac, Carlo Sabatini, Bohumil Svarc
43. The Last Days on Mars (2013)
10
2
The Last Days on Mars
R
10
2

While collecting specimens on Mars, a group of explorers succumb one by one to a mysterious microbe that can infect and turn anyone into a zombie.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Vincent Campbell
Director:
Ruairi Robinson
Genres:
Thriller, Sci-Fi, Horror
Star Cast:
Olivia Williams, Tom Cullen, Elias Koteas, Romola Garai
44. Phantoms (1998)
8
2
Phantoms
R
8
2

In the peaceful town of Snowfield, an evil force has wiped out the entire town. Two sisters who were vacationing and a cop from a nearby town try to make sense of what happened as well as survive whatever is haunting the town.

As:
Cast
Role:
Deputy Stuart 'Stu' Wargle
Director:
Joe Chappelle
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Peter O'Toole, Ben Affleck, Rose McGowan, Joanna Going
46. Mad Love (1995)
8
2
Mad Love
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Antonia Bird
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Drew Barrymore, Matthew Lillard, Chris O'Donnell, Richard Chaim, Robert Nadir
47. The 5th Wave (2016)
8
2
The 5th Wave
PG-13
8
2

After four destructive waves of alien invasions, the devastated earth and human race dread the 5th wave in which the aliens have assumed human forms. Teenager Cassie Sullivan, separated from her family, is desperate to save her younger brother, Sam. She meets an enigmatic young man, Evan Walker, who could to be the only one to help her. Can she trust him?

As:
Cast
Director:
J Blakeson
Genres:
Thriller, Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Nick Robinson, Maria Bello, Ron Livingston, Chloë Grace Moretz, Matthew Zuk
48. A Perfect Man (2013)
8
3
A Perfect Man
R
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
James
Director:
Kees Van Oostrum
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Louise Fletcher, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Renée Soutendijk, Joelle Carter
52. Baggage (1997)
11
2
Baggage
11
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Cara Buono
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Minnie Driver, Juan Carlos Malpeli, Jonathan Stewart, Antonia Stout
53. Spinning Boris (2003)
10
2
Spinning Boris
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Shumate
Director:
Roger Spottiswoode
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jeff Goldblum, Anthony LaPaglia, Boris Lee Krutonog, Svetlana Efremova
54. His and Hers (1997)
9
2
His and Hers
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Glenn
Director:
Hal Salwen
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Rispoli, Caroleen Feeney, Cynthia Watros, Danny Hoch

TV Movie(s)

6. Young Dr. Freud (2002)
11
2
Young Dr. Freud
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sigmund Freud (voice)
Director:
David Grubin
Genres:
Biography, Documentary
Star Cast:
Blair Brown, Michele Pawk, John Allegra, Jake Boritt
7. Janek: The Silent Betrayal (1994)
10
2
Janek: The Silent Betrayal
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Iscove
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
William Shatner, Richard Crenna, Helen Shaver, Philip Bosco, Cliff Gorman

Animation(s)

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
PG
Plot:

Set in Spider-Verse, a group of multiple universes, the story focuses on Miles Morales, a New York teen. Bitten by a radioactive spider, he now gains spider-like abilities similar to Spider-Man. Shortly after that he discovers a "Super-Collider" built by supervillain Kingpin and must now join with other Spider men and women from other dimensions to save his city. 

As:
Cast
Role:
(voice)
Director:
Rodney Rothman, Peter Ramsey, Bob Persichetti
Genres:
Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

TV Shows and Videos

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
X-Men Origins: Wolverine
E10+
As:
Cast
Role:
Victor Creed / Sabretooth (voice)
Director:
Margaret Tang
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Matthew Mercer, Hugh Jackman, Anna Graves, Will.i.am, Dave Florek
America: The Story of the US (2010)
America: The Story of the US
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Narrator / ... (11 episodes, 2010)
Genres:
History, Documentary
Star Cast:
Tom Brokaw, H.W. Brands, Daniel Webb, James Meigs