19 Tomorrow Never Dies
In the movie 'Tomorrow Never Dies', Pierce Brosnan portrayed the iconic British spy, James Bond, Agent 007. As Bond, he is on a mission to thwart the devious plans of media mogul Elliot Carver, played by Jonathan Pryce, who manipulates global events to escalate tensions between China and the United Kingdom for his media empire's profit.
18 Love Is All You Need
In the movie 'Love Is All You Need' (2012), Pierce Brosnan played the role of Philip, a middle-aged widower and successful English businessman. The film is a heartwarming romantic comedy-drama set in Italy. Philip's life intertwines with Ida (played by Trine Dyrholm), a Danish hairdresser who is recovering from cancer treatment, as they both attend their children's wedding.
17 The Fourth Protocol
In the movie 'The Fourth Protocol', Pierce Brosnan portrayed MI6 agent John Preston. The film is a Cold War espionage thriller based on Frederick Forsyth's novel. Agent Preston is assigned to investigate a suspected Soviet plot to detonate a nuclear bomb on British soil, in violation of international agreements.
16 Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
Pierce Brosnan stars as the father of Lars Erickssong (Will Ferrell) in the Netflix comedy 'Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga'. Brosnan's character is supportive of his son's dream of winning the Eurovision Song Contest, but only allows Lars to pursue it if he makes something of himself first.
15 Seraphim Falls
Pierce Brosnan starred in 'Seraphim Falls' as Gideon, a Confederate soldier pursuing a Union soldier named Carver (Liam Neeson) to avenge his family. The two men find themselves locked in a deadly game of cat and mouse as they travel across an unforgiving landscape.
14 The Mirror Has Two Faces
Pierce Brosnan starred as Alex, the ex-boyfriend of lead character Rose Morgan (portrayed by (Barbara Streisand) in the romantic comedy-drama, 'The Mirror Has Two Faces'.
13 Butterfly on a Wheel
Pierce Brosnan starred in the psychological thriller 'Butterfly on a Wheel'. In the film, Brosnan plays Thomas, a successful businessman whose life is turned upside down when his wife and daughter are kidnapped by a mysterious criminal. Thomas is forced to pay a huge ransom in order to free his family, and must race against time to track down their captor and save them.
12 The Greatest
In the movie 'The Greatest' , Pierce Brosnan played the character Allen Brewer, a grieving father dealing with the tragic loss of his teenage son, Bennett (played by Aaron Johnson). The film follows the Brewer family as they navigate the emotional aftermath of the fatal car accident that claimed Bennett's life.
11 No Escape
Pierce Brosnan plays the role of Jack Dwyer in the action thriller 'No Escape'. Dwyer is an American businessman who moves to Southeast Asia with his family only to find himself caught in the middle of a political uprising. Dwyer must find a way to escape the hostile environment and save his family.
10 The Matador
In the movie 'The Matador', Pierce Brosnan portrayed Julian Noble, a washed-up, eccentric hitman who forms an unlikely friendship with a straight-laced businessman, Danny Wright (played by Greg Kinnear). Julian is a jaded, morally ambiguous character dealing with personal and professional struggles. As their paths intertwine during a business trip in Mexico City, Danny becomes entangled in Julian's world of assassination and espionage.
9 The Thomas Crown Affair
In the movie 'The Thomas Crown Affair' (1999), Pierce Brosnan played the role of Thomas Crown, a wealthy and enigmatic businessman who orchestrates a daring art heist at a New York City museum. As the mastermind behind the theft, Crown finds himself drawn to Catherine Banning (played by Rene Russo), an investigator tasked with recovering the stolen artwork.
8 The World's End
In the movie 'The World's End', Pierce Brosnan portrayed the character of Guy shephered, the favourite teacher of the lead character Gary (played by Simon Pegg).
7 The Foreigner
In the movie 'The Foreigner', Pierce Brosnan portrayed Liam Hennessy, a former IRA member turned politician in Northern Ireland. When a bomb planted by a group of rogue IRA terrorists kills the daughter of Quan Ngoc Minh (played by Jackie Chan), a grieving and vengeful father, he seeks answers and justice.
6 Mrs. Doubtfire
Pierce Brosnan stars in the comedy 'Mrs. Doubtfire', playing the role of Stu, a divorce lawyer who is engaged to Miranda Hillard, played by Sally Field. Stu is a no-nonsense, traditionalist character who is not quite ready to accept the eccentric Mrs. Doubtfire, who is, in reality, Daniel Hillard (also played by Robin Williams).
In the movie 'Evelyn', Pierce Brosnan played the character Desmond Doyle, a struggling Irish father. Set in 1953, the film is based on a true story and follows Doyle's fight to regain custody of his children (Evelyn and her two brothers) after they are taken by the Irish government and placed in orphanages.
4 Remember Me
In the movie 'Remember Me', Pierce Brosnan portrayed the character Charles Hawkins, a successful and emotionally distant businessman. The film follows the lives of two young individuals, Tyler (played by Robert Pattinson) and Ally (played by Emilie de Ravin), who meet and form a connection amid their personal struggles. Charles Hawkins is Ally's father and a figure deeply affected by personal tragedies, causing tension and distance in their relationship.
3 Murphy's Stroke
Pierce Brosnan played the character of Donnelly / Edward O'Grady in the movie 'Murphy's Stroke'.
In the movie 'GoldenEye', Pierce Brosnan portrayed the iconic British spy, James Bond, Agent 007. Brosnan's debut as Bond brought new life to the long-running franchise after a six-year hiatus. In 'GoldenEye,' Bond is pitted against the treacherous former MI6 agent, Alec Trevelyan (played by Sean Bean), who seeks revenge by stealing a powerful satellite weapon system.
1 The Ghost Writer
In the movie 'The Ghost Writer', Pierce Brosnan played the character Adam Lang, a former British Prime Minister. The film follows a ghostwriter (portrayed by Ewan McGregor) hired to write Lang's memoirs, who becomes embroiled in a web of political intrigue and secrets.