Bruce Willis

Biography: Bruce Willis grew up in New Jersey. He attended Montclair State College and joined its theatre department. He did many auditions and finally landed a role in the play Heaven and Earth in 1977. This role gave Willis reason to quit school. From there, he moved to Hell's Kitchen to pursue his dreams of being an actor.

Up next for Willis was being cast in off-Broadway plays and also getting roles in television commercials. The first breakthrough in Willis' career would come in 1984, when he replaced the lead in Fool for Love. His and the play's run lasted for 100 performances off-Broadway. Later in 1984, Willis took a trip to Los Angeles. He auditioned for the role of David Addison on a show called Moonlighting. Willis was selected from 3,000 contenders and won the role. He starred opposite Cybil Sheppard. Moonlighting became a huge success. Bruce won an Emmy and a Golden Globe Award for his phenomenal work on the show. Willis' Moonlighting success propelled him
Bruce Willis grew up in New Jersey. He attended Montclair State College and joined its theatre department. He did many auditions and finally landed a role in the play Heaven and Earth in 1977. This role gave Willis reason to quit school. From there, he moved to Hell's Kitchen to pursue his dreams of being an actor.

Up next for Willis was being cast in off-Broadway plays and also getting roles in television commercials. The first breakthrough in Willis' career would come in 1984, when he replaced the lead in Fool for Love. His and the play's run lasted for 100 performances off-Broadway.

Later in 1984, Willis took a trip to Los Angeles. He auditioned for the role of David Addison on a show called Moonlighting. Willis was selected from 3,000 contenders and won the role. He starred opposite Cybil Sheppard. Moonlighting became a huge success. Bruce won an Emmy and a Golden Globe Award for his phenomenal work on the show.

Willis' Moonlighting success propelled him into movie stardom. He has starred in many popular movies and is one of today's most well-known and talented actors. Bruce has made such wonderful films as the Die Hard movies, Sixth Sense, Whole Nine Yards, Hostage, and Sin City (to name a few).

Willis has had an amazing career and is truly one of the most versatile actors of his generation.
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Bruce Willis' Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 50
Highest Metascore: 94 Pulp Fiction
Lowest Metascore: 17 Hudson Hawk
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 48
  2. Negative: 12 out of 48
48 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
94 Pulp Fiction Oct 14, 1994 Butch Coolidge 9.0
52 The Fifth Element May 9, 1997 Korben Dallas 8.6
74 Twelve Monkeys Jan 5, 1996 James Cole 8.5
47 The Whole Nine Yards Feb 18, 2000 Jimmy 'The Tulip' Tudeski 8.5
64 The Sixth Sense Aug 6, 1999 Dr. Malcolm Crowe 8.5
53 Lucky Number Slevin Apr 7, 2006 Mr. Goodkat 8.4
58 Die Hard: With a Vengeance May 19, 1995 John McClane 8.4
67 Die Hard 2 Jul 2, 1990 Lt. John McClane 8.3
67 Over the Hedge May 19, 2006 RJ 8.1
60 Bandits Oct 12, 2001 Joseph 'Joe' Blake 8.1
44 Hostage Mar 11, 2005 Producer / Jeff Talley 8.0
84 Moonrise Kingdom May 25, 2012 Cast / Captain Sharp 8.0
62 Unbreakable Nov 22, 2000 David Dunn 7.8
84 Looper Sep 28, 2012 Older Joe / Old Joe / Older Joe 7.8
77 Grindhouse Apr 6, 2007 Lt. Muldoon (Segment "Planet Terror") 7.7
50 The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course Jul 12, 2002 Executive Producer 7.6
70 Die Hard Jul 15, 1988 Officer John McClane 7.6
64 Beavis and Butt-Head Do America Dec 20, 1996 Muddy Grimes 7.6
69 Live Free or Die Hard Jun 27, 2007 John McClane 7.3
51 The Expendables 2 Aug 17, 2012 Church / Church 7.1
63 16 Blocks Mar 3, 2006 Det. Jack Mosley 7.0
60 RED Oct 15, 2010 Frank Moses 7.0
37 The Story of Us Oct 15, 1999 Ben Jordan 6.9
48 Tears of the Sun Mar 7, 2003 Lieutenant A.K. Waters 6.8
46 Sin City: A Dame To Kill For Aug 22, 2014 Hartigan / John Hartigan 6.8
47 RED 2 Jul 19, 2013 Frank Moses / Frank / Frank Moses 6.7
53 The Siege Nov 6, 1998 Major General William Devereaux 6.6
51 Look Who's Talking Oct 13, 1989 Mikey 6.6
49 Hart's War Feb 15, 2002 Col. William A. McNamara 6.3
45 The Expendables Aug 13, 2010 Mr. Church 6.3