Celebrating Bruce Willis’ Most Iconic Roles, and Where to Watch Them in Australia

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Bruce Willis has retired from acting after being diagnosed with aphasia, a rare brain condition that affects cognitive ability.

The actor’s family made the announcement via a statement posted to social media which read: “To Bruce’s amazing supporters, as a family we wanted to share that our beloved Bruce has been experiencing some health issues and has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, which is impacting his cognitive abilities.

“As a result of this and with much consideration, Bruce is stepping away from the career that has meant so much to him.”

With an impressive catalogue that spans decades, Willis, 66, is one of the most recognisable actors in Hollywood.

Aside from being one of the most successful action stars of all time, Willis has received numerous accolades during his career, including a Golden Globe, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and two People’s Choice Awards. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2006.

We’ve rounded up some of his most iconic and notable roles, and where you can watch them in Australia, in celebration of all that Willis has achieved over the course of his career.


Synopsis: After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, NASA recruits a misfit team of deep-core drillers to save the planet.

Where to Watch: Disney+

Death Becomes Her

Synopsis: When a woman learns of an immortality treatment, she sees it as a way to outdo her long-time rival.

Where to watch: Rent or buy on YouTube, Google Play, Apple TV or Amazon Prime.

Die Hard

Synopsis: An NYPD officer tries to save his wife and several others taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

Where to watch: Disney+, which also has the four sequels, Die Hard 2, Die Hard with a Vengeance, Die Hard 4.0 and A Good Day to Die Hard.

The Fifth Element

Synopsis: In a colourful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr. Zorg at bay.

Where to watch: Stan, or SBS on Demand

Look Who’s Talking

Synopsis: After a single, career-minded woman is left on her own to give birth to the child of a married man, she finds a new romantic chance in a cab driver. Meanwhile, the point-of-view of the newborn boy is narrated through voice-over.

Where to Watch: Rent or buy on Google Play or AppleTV

Pulp Fiction

Synopsis: The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster and his wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

Where to Watch: BINGE


Synopsis: When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last-ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.

Where to watch: RED is streaming on BINGE, and you can find RED 2 on Netflix.

The Sixth Sense

Synopsis: A frightened, withdrawn Philadelphia boy who communicates with spirits seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.

Where to watch: Disney+

Tears of the Sun

Synopsis: A Special-Ops commander leads his team into the Nigerian jungle in order to rescue a doctor who will only join them if they agree to save 70 refugees too.

Where to watch: Stan

Twelve Monkeys

Synopsis: In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.

Where to watch: Stan


Synopsis: A man learns something extraordinary about himself after a devastating accident.

Where to watch: Disney+

The Whole Nine Yards

Synopsis: A struggling dentist’s life is turned upside down when a famous gangster moves in next door, and his wife convinces him to inform a notorious mob boss about the gangster’s whereabouts.

Where to watch: Both The Whole Nine Yards and The Whole Ten Yards are available on Stan.

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