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List of Steven Seagal Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Machete (2010)
55
29
Machete
R
55
29

A Mexican Federal, Machete Cortez, tries to rescue a girl from drug lord Torrez but is betrayed and his family is killed. Three years later, he is employed to kill Texas Senator, John McLaughlin who is against Mexican immigration. This again turns out to be a setup with the culprit having connection with his old enemy. Machete, now decides to get his revenge on those who wronged him.

Role:
Torrez
Directed By:
Ethan Maniquis, Robert Rodriguez
2. Under Siege (1992)
47
13
Under Siege
R
47
13

Battleship USS Missouri is hijacked by a group of terrorists led by ex-CIA operative, Bill Strannix. Their plan is to steal the ship's Tomahawk missiles. But standing in their way is the ship’s cook, Petty Officer Casey Ryback, who is in reality a former elite Navy Seal. 

Role:
Casey Ryback
Starring:
Tommy Lee Jones, William Gary Busey, David McKnight, Damian Chapa, Troy Evans
Directed By:
Andrew Davis
3. Executive Decision (1996)
32
15
Executive Decision
R
32
15

A US-bound Boeing 747 is taken over by terrorist Nagi Hassan who demands the release of their apprehended leader. Intelligence analyst David Grant is brought in who has a suspicion about the terrorists’ intentions. A plan, using specialized mid-air crew transfer plane, is devised wherein Grant accompanies military anti-terrorist squad. They must rescue hostages and also, defuse a bomb containing nerve gas.

Role:
Lt. Colonel Austin Travis
Directed By:
Stuart Baird
4. The Onion Movie (2008)
12
9
The Onion Movie
12
9

The Onion Movie is a comedy film which revolves around a veteran news anchor, who disapproves of corporate standards and refuses to comply.

Role:
Cock Puncher
Starring:
Harry Shum Jr., Meredith Baxter, Kevin Federline, Len Cariou, Don McManus, Daniel Chacón, Ken Takemoto
Directed By:
Tom Kuntz, Mike Maguire
5. Out for Justice (1991)
31
8
Out for Justice
R
31
8

When NYPD detective Gino Felino’s friend and partner Bobby Lupo is shot dead by drug-lord Richie Madano in broad daylight in front of his family, pledging vengeance Gino goes after Richie, a psychotic crack-addict whom he knew since childhood. As Gino persistently hunts for the mafia enforcer and his vicious gang through all his joints, he also learns the motives behind Bobby’s murder.

Role:
Det. Gino Felino
Starring:
John Leguizamo, William Forsythe, Jerry Orbach, Jo Champa, Shareen Mitchell
Directed By:
John Flynn
6. Above the Law (1988)
32
8
Above the Law
R
32
8

Nico Toscani is a former CIA operative who is currently working as a cop in Chicago. During an investigation, he comes across a big sinister plot involving corruption and murder.

Role:
Nico Toscani
Starring:
Pam Grier, Sharon Stone, Henry Silva, Ron Dean
Directed By:
Andrew Davis
7. Marked for Death (1990)
32
8
Marked for Death
R
32
8

Marked For Death is a crime drama action thriller film which tells the story of a former narcotics agent who travels to Jamaica in order to seek revenge against a drug kingpin who had tried to kill him as well as his family.

Role:
John Hatcher
Starring:
Keith David, Danny Trejo, Tom Wright, Joanna Pacula, Basil Wallace
Directed By:
Dwight H. Little
8. Hard to Kill (1990)
30
9
Hard to Kill
R
30
9

After seven years, Detective Mason finally wakes up from a coma. Now, he is on a quest for revenge against the people who had murdered his wife, and had left him for dead.

Role:
Mason Storm
Starring:
William Sadler, Frederick Coffin, Kelly LeBrock, Bonnie Burroughs
Directed By:
Bruce Malmuth
9. Exit Wounds (2001)
25
10
Exit Wounds
R
25
10

Exit Wounds is an action crime thriller film, which tells the story of Orin Boyd, a tough cop in an inner-city precinct, who learns about a web of dirty cops and corruption. Eventually, he starts uncovering some big conspiracies. 

Role:
Orin Boyd
Starring:
Directed By:
Andrzej Bartkowiak
10. Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
28
11
Under Siege 2: Dark Territory
R
28
11

This action thriller film tells the story of a Casey Ryback, a retired Navy officer, who boards a train as he is out on a vacation with his niece. However, he realizes that the train is being used by terrorists to hijack a top destructive US satellite. 

Role:
Casey Ryback
Starring:
Katherine Heigl, Jonathan Banks, Morris Chestnut, Eric Bogosian, Everett McGill
Directed By:
Geoff Murphy
11. The Glimmer Man (1996)
23
8
The Glimmer Man
R
23
8

The Glimmer Man is an action crime thriller film which tells the story of a tough detective who is forced to work with a loudmouthed partner. Together they work to solve a series of mysterious killings by a killer who has been nicknamed ‘The Family Man’.

Role:
Lt. Jack Cole
Starring:
Keenen Ivory Wayans, Alexa Vega, Alexa PenaVega, Bob Gunton, Brian Cox
Directed By:
John Gray
12. Fire Down Below (1997)
21
7
Fire Down Below
R
21
7

Fire Down Below is an action drama film which tells us the story of an environmental protection agent Jack Taggart, who loses his best friend at the hands of a corrupt crime syndicate that is also involved in the mismanagement of toxic waste. Taggart makes the decision to avenge the death of his friend.

Role:
Jack Taggart
Starring:
Kris Kristofferson, Levon Helm, Harry Dean Stanton, Stephen Lang, Brad Hunt, Marg Helgenberger
Directed By:
Félix Enríquez Alcalá
13. The Keeper (2009)
14
6
The Keeper
R
14
6
Role:
Roland Sallinger
Starring:
Arron Shiver, Liezl Carstens, Johnnie Hector, Steph DuVall
Directed By:
Keoni Waxman
14. Maximum Conviction (2012)
14
6
Maximum Conviction
R
14
6

Two former black ops operatives are assigned to transfer two female convicts to their new prison. It seems like an easy everyday job for them, but on their way, they are attacked by unknown assailants.

Role:
Cross
Starring:
Steve Austin, Michael Paré, Ian Robison, Aliyah O'Brien
Directed By:
Keoni Waxman
15. Half Past Dead (2002)
16
7
Half Past Dead
PG-13
16
7

Half Past Dead is an action crime thriller film which tells the story of a man who goes undercover in a hi-tech prison. His goal is to find out information that can help in prosecuting those who are behind his wife’s death. However, he stumbles across a plot involving a death-row inmate, and his $200 million stash of gold.  

Role:
Sasha Petrosevitch
Starring:
Morris Chestnut, Ja Rule, Tony Plana, Nia Peeples
Directed By:
Don Michael Paul
16. On Deadly Ground (1994)
18
9
On Deadly Ground
R
18
9

On Deadly Ground is an action adventure film which tells the story of a martial artist, named Forest Taft, who works as a firefighter for an oil corporation. When he learns that his boss, whom he works for, is causing immense damage to the environment, he decides to go against him.         

Role:
Forrest Taft
Starring:
Louise Fletcher, Billy Bob Thornton, Michael Caine, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Michael Jai White, Joan Chen, John C. McGinley
Directed By:
Steven Seagal
17. Absolution (2015)
15
5
Absolution
R
15
5
Role:
John Alexander
Starring:
Vinnie Jones, Byron Mann, Howard Dell, Adina Stetcu
Directed By:
Keoni Waxman
18. Into the Sun (2005)
16
6
Into the Sun
R
16
6

When the governor of Tokyo is assassinated, it leads to public outrage over the entire city. Believing that the death is linked to the Yakuza, a Japanese mafia syndicate, an American operative with experience in Yakuza culture is brought in to investigate the case, along with his assistant.

Role:
Travis Hunter
Starring:
William Atherton, Matthew Davis, Takao Ohsawa, Eddie George
Directed By:
mink
19. Born to Raise Hell (2010)
13
5
Born to Raise Hell
R
13
5
Role:
Robert 'Bobby' Samuels
Starring:
Darren Shahlavi, Dan Badarau, D. Neil Mark, George Remes
Directed By:
Lauro Chartrand
20. Force of Execution (2013)
13
6
Force of Execution
R
13
6
Role:
Alexander Coates
Starring:
Ving Rhames, Danny Trejo, Bren Foster, Jenny Gabrielle
Directed By:
Keoni Waxman
21. The Patriot (1998)
16
7
The Patriot
R
16
7

Based on a novel named The Last Canadian by William C Heine, this action thriller film revolves around a virus released by a militia group. The film tells us the story of a doctor and former immunologist, who needs to find a cure for the active viral outbreak before time runs out.

Role:
Dr. Wesley McClaren
Starring:
Camilla Belle, L.Q. Jones, Silas Weir Mitchell, Gailard Sartain
Directed By:
Dean Semler
22. Code of Honor (2016)
11
6
Code of Honor
R
11
6
Role:
Colonel Robert Sikes
Starring:
Helena Mattsson, Louis Mandylor, Craig Sheffer, James Russo, Griff Furst
Directed By:
Michael Winnick
23. Beyond the Law (2019)
10
10
Beyond the Law
Not Rated
10
10
Role:
Augustino 'Finn' Adair
24. Gutshot Straight (2014)
8
6
Gutshot Straight
R
8
6
Role:
Paulie Trunks
Starring:
Tia Carrere, Vinnie Jones, Ted Levine, AnnaLynne McCord, George Eads
Directed By:
Justin Steele
25. Ticker (2001)
8
6
Ticker
R
8
6

This crime action thriller film tells the story of a detective in San Francisco whose partner is murdered by Northern Irish terrorists. He sets out to bring them to justice. When one of the terrorists, Claire, is arrested, the leader of the terrorists claim that he will explode bombs throughout the entire city if she is not released.

Role:
Frank Glass
Starring:
Jaime Pressly, Dennis Hopper, Tom Sizemore, Nas
Directed By:
Albert Pyun
26. The Foreigner (2003)
11
6
The Foreigner
R
11
6

The Foreigner is an action thriller film which revolves around Jonathan Cold, a freelance agent, who takes up an assignment from a mysterious client, of transporting a mysterious package from France to Germany. On his way, he is attacked by a group of assassins, who want to steal the package from him.

Role:
Jonathan Cold
Starring:
Anna-Louise Plowman, Jeffrey Pierce, Max Ryan, Harry Van Gorkum
Directed By:
Michael Oblowitz
27. The Asian Connection (2016)
8
5
The Asian Connection
R
8
5
Role:
Gan Sirankiri
Starring:
Michael Jai White, Pim Bubear, John Edward Lee, Byron Gibson
Directed By:
Daniel Zirilli
28. Sniper: Special Ops (2016)
9
6
Sniper: Special Ops
R
9
6
Role:
Jake
Starring:
Tim Abell, Rob Van Dam, Charlene Amoia, Daniel Booko
Directed By:
Fred Olen Ray
29. The Perfect Weapon (2016)
9
4
The Perfect Weapon
9
4
Role:
The Director
Starring:
Richard Tyson, Vernon Wells, Johnny Messner, Sasha Jackson
Directed By:
Titus Paar
30. Sheep Impact (2011)
11
5
Sheep Impact
11
5
Role:
Paul Wieland
Starring:
Martin Copping, Kirsty Lee Allan, Jonathon Buckley, Jessica Godber
Directed By:
Brendan Gibbons
31. End of a Gun (2016)
11
6
End of a Gun
R
11
6
Role:
Decker
Starring:
Jade Ewen, Florin Piersic Jr., Jacob Grodnik, Jonathan Rosenthal
Directed By:
Keoni Waxman
32. Cartels (2016)
10
5
Cartels
R
10
5
Role:
John Harrison
Starring:
Luke Goss, Georges St-Pierre, Florin Piersic Jr., Darren E. Scott
Directed By:
Keoni Waxman
33. Contract to Kill (2016)
8
5
Contract to Kill
R
8
5
Role:
John Harmon
Starring:
Russell Wong, Jemma Dallender, Mircea Drambareanu, Sergiu Costache
Directed By:
Keoni Waxman
34. Clementine (2004)
7
4
Clementine
7
4
Role:
Jack Miller
Starring:
Dong-jun Lee, Hye-ri Kim, Seo-woo Eun, Ju-bong Gi
Directed By:
Du-yeong Kim
35. Zhong guo tui xiao yuan (2017)
6
5
Zhong guo tui xiao yuan
6
5
Role:
Lauder
Starring:
Mike Tyson, Eriq Ebouaney, Dong-xue Li, Janicke Askevold
Directed By:
Tan Bing

Director

On Deadly Ground (1994)
16
8
On Deadly Ground
R
16
8

On Deadly Ground is an action adventure film which tells the story of a martial artist, named Forest Taft, who works as a firefighter for an oil corporation. When he learns that his boss, whom he works for, is causing immense damage to the environment, he decides to go against him.         

Starring:
Louise Fletcher, Billy Bob Thornton, Michael Caine, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Michael Jai White, Joan Chen, John C. McGinley
Directed By:
Steven Seagal

Narrator/Dubbing

The Path Beyond Thought (2001)
14
6
The Path Beyond Thought
14
6
Role:
Self / Narrator
Starring:
Binh Dang, Larry Reynosa, Craig Dunn, Fumiyasu Daikyu
Directed By:
Binh Dang

TV Shows

Roseanne
42
17
Roseanne
TV-PG
42
17
Starring:
Tina Louise, Ed Begley Jr., Tony Curtis, James Brolin, Joanna Lumley, Florence Henderson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Directed By:
Steven Seagal: Lawman
13
5
Steven Seagal: Lawman
13
5
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Larry Dyess, Johnny Fortunato, Newell Normand
The Path Beyond Thought (2001)
11
5
The Path Beyond Thought
11
5
Starring:
Binh Dang, Larry Reynosa, Craig Dunn, Fumiyasu Daikyu
Directed By:
Binh Dang
Urban Justice (2007)
14
9
Urban Justice
R
14
9
Role:
Simon Ballister
Starring:
Danny Trejo, Eddie Griffin, Liezl Carstens, Carmen Serano, Cory Hart
Directed By:
Don E. FauntLeRoy
Pistol Whipped (2008)
13
8
Pistol Whipped
R
13
8
Role:
Matt Conlin
Starring:
Antoni Corone, Bernie McInerney, Ashley Greenfield, John P. Gulino
Directed By:
Roel Reiné
Driven to Kill (2009)
13
8
Driven to Kill
R
13
8
Role:
Ruslan
Starring:
Mike Dopud, Igor Jijikine, Robert Wisden, Inna Korobkina
Directed By:
Jeff King
A Dangerous Man (2009)
12
7
A Dangerous Man
12
7
Role:
Shane Daniels
Starring:
Mike Dopud, Marlaina Mah, Vitaly Kravchenko, Jesse Hutch
Directed By:
Keoni Waxman
Belly of the Beast (2003)
12
8
Belly of the Beast
R
12
8
Role:
Jake Hopper
Starring:
Sara Malakul Lane, Byron Mann, Monica Lo, Tom Wu
Directed By:
Siu-Tung Ching
True Justice
10
6
True Justice
10
6
Role:
Elijah Kane
Starring:
George Takei, Tia Carrere, Warren Christie, Sarah Lind, Meghan Ory, William 'Big Sleeps' Stewart
Directed By:
Wayne Rose, Keoni Waxman, Lauro Chartrand
A Good Man (2014)
10
8
A Good Man
R
10
8
Role:
Alexander
Starring:
Victor Webster, Tzi Ma, Iulia Verdes, Sofia Nicolaescu
Directed By:
Keoni Waxman
Today You Die (2005)
8
8
Today You Die
R
8
8
Role:
Harlan Banks
Starring:
Mari Morrow, Nick Mancuso, Anthony 'Treach' Criss, Sarah Buxton
Directed By:
Don E. FauntLeRoy
Out of Reach (2004)
8
8
Out of Reach
R
8
8
Role:
William Lansing
Starring:
Matt Schulze, Ida Nowakowska, Agnieszka Wagner, Krzysztof Pieczynski
Directed By:
Po-Chih Leong
Mercenary for Justice (2006)
9
7
Mercenary for Justice
R
9
7
Role:
John Seeger
Starring:
Michael K. Williams, Luke Goss, Michael Kenneth Williams, Roger Guenveur Smith, Jacqueline Lord
Directed By:
Don E. FauntLeRoy
Shadow Man (2006)
7
7
Shadow Man
R
7
7
Role:
Jack Foster
Starring:
Imelda Staunton, Michael Elwyn, Eva Pope, Vincent Riotta
Directed By:
Michael Keusch
Kill Switch (2008)
9
8
Kill Switch
R
9
8
Role:
Jacob
Starring:
Isaac Hayes, Michael Filipowich, Holly Elissa, Chris Thomas King
Directed By:
Jeff King
Black Dawn (2005)
7
7
Black Dawn
R
7
7
Role:
Jonathan Cold
Starring:
Tamara Davies, John Pyper-Ferguson, Julian Stone, Nicholas Davidoff
Directed By:
Alexander Gruszynski
Submerged (2005)
9
9
Submerged
R
9
9
Role:
Cody
Starring:
Vinnie Jones, Christine Adams, William Hope, Nick Brimble
Directed By:
Anthony Hickox
Flight of Fury (2007)
7
7
Flight of Fury
R
7
7
Role:
John Sands
Starring:
Steve Toussaint, Ciera Payton, Mark Bazeley, Angus MacInnes
Directed By:
Michael Keusch
Out for a Kill (2003)
9
9
Out for a Kill
R
9
9
Role:
Prof. Robert Burns
Starring:
Corey Johnson, Tom Wu, Michelle Goh, Ozzie Yue
Directed By:
Michael Oblowitz
Against the Dark (2009)
7
8
Against the Dark
R
7
8
Role:
Tao
Starring:
Jenna Haze, Keith David, Tanoai Reed, Jenna Harrison, Danny Midwinter
Directed By:
Richard Crudo
Attack Force (2006)
8
8
Attack Force
R
8
8
Role:
Cmdr. Marshall Lawson
Starring:
Danny Webb, Lisa Lovbrand, David Kennedy, Matthew Chambers
Directed By:
Michael Keusch