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10 Best Movies of Gerard Butler

One of the actors who has stormed the big screen so far is Gerard James Butler or commonly known as Gerard Butler. Gerard was born in Glasglow, Scotland on November 13, 1969. This means that in 2020, he will turn 5 years old. Amazingly, he even attracted attention while acting in a movie.

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If you are a fan of cinema, then the movies with the participation of Gerard Butler will be too much for you to miss. Through these films, we can see traces of his career. We can also see how his figure is developing. Curious? Here are 11 films by Gerard Butler, an actor who matured in old age.

Olympus Has Fallen

  • Release year: 2013
  • Genre: Action
  • Production: Millennium Films, G-BASE, Nu Image
  • Directed by: Antoine Fuqua
  • Actors: Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Aaron Eckhart, Radha Mitchell

The Fallen series could be the film that marked the name of Gerard Butler. Many young people know Gerard Butler through this movie. There are three films that begin with the movie Olympuss Has Fallen. In this film, Gerard plays Mike Banning, a special agent who is always dedicated to his job.

Mike was removed from his job as the president’s guard for alleged negligence, which resulted in the death of the first lady in an accident. He was forced to leave the White House and do a boring job in the office. One day, a group of terrorists took over the White House, the president and all the officials inside.

Mike Banning was watching the news from his new office. He took the initiative to break into the White House and save the president. The problem is that terrorists are highly trained and organized. Can Mike save the state officials being held hostage? This movie offers a pretty intense suspense, guys!

London Has Fallen

  • Release year: 2016
  • Genre: Action Horror
  • Production: Millennium Films, G-BASE, Gramercy Pictures
  • Directed by: Najafi Chapter
  • Actors: Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Aaron Eckhart, Angela Basett

London Has Fallen is the second installment in the Fallen series. This time, Mike, who has been re-appointed as the president’s bodyguard, has to accompany the president to London. The British Prime Minister has passed away, so world leaders are here to pay their respects. No one thought that the event was then sabotaged by a terrorist group.

The funeral service turned into an even bigger disaster. The terrorist group paralyzed London in an instant. They target the US president to be killed later while broadcasting live to the whole world. Mike tries to save the interim president of London from being completely paralyzed.

Angel Has Fallen

  • Release year: 2019
  • Genre: Action Horror
  • Produce: Millennium Media, G-BASE
  • Directed by: Ric Roman Waugh
  • Actors: Gerard Butler, Nick Nolte, Piper Perabo, Morgan Freeman, Jada Pinkett Smith

If the previous two movies, Mike Banning had to save the president, the last movie in the Fallen series has something different. This time, Mike has to save himself. At the time, the president was fishing in the lake with Mike. Suddenly he was brutally attacked until he killed all the guards. Only the president and Mike survived.

Both of them were injured. The problem is, when Mike wakes up, he finds himself the prime suspect for the attack on the president. This time, he must try to prove his innocence. This movie shows a lot of the fragile side of Mike Banning. Mike does not fight alone, he is supported by his father who is a Vietnam veteran.

300

  • Release year: 2007
  • Genre: Action, Fantasy, History
  • Produce: Legendary Pictures
  • Directed by: Zack Snyder
  • Actors: Gerard Butler, Lena Header, Rodrigo Santoro, David Wenham

If you like historical stories, this movie will really satisfy your eyes and imagination. Gerard Butler will play King Leonidas, who leads 300 Spartans in battle against Xerxes and the Persian army. The story is typical of the historical fantasy genre, about the power, betrayal and leadership of a King.

If you’re tired of watching action movies with all their modernisation, this movie can be a refreshing treat. The visuals are well done so it makes for a pretty epic movie. Furthermore, Gerard Butler’s portrayal of King Leonidas is commendable. How did he lead his troops into battle? Take the time to watch the movie now.

PS I Love You

  • Release year: 2007
  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Produce: Alcon Entertainment, Grosvenor Park
  • Directed by: Richard LaGravenese
  • Actors: Gerard Butler, Hilary Swank, Lisa Kudrow, Gina Greshon

Don’t want to watch action movies anymore? Don’t worry, Gerard Butler has also acted in romantic dramas. PS I Love You is one of them. The title sounds familiar to your ears, right? There’s nothing wrong with watching movies too. Gerard Butler plays Gerry, Holly’s husband, played by Hilary Swank.

Gerry died suddenly and Holly was lost. Turns out, Gerry was still with Holly even after his body was gone. He comes in as a text that always ends with “P.S. I love you”. How is their romantic story? If you are someone who gets bored easily, being alone is the best decision.

Gamer

  • Release year: 2009
  • Genre: Science Fiction, Action
  • Produce: Lakeshore Entertainment
  • Directed by: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor
  • Actors: Gerard Butler, Amber Valetta, Logan Lerman, Alison Lohman

The term gamer has become more and more familiar to our ears in recent years. The impact of technology development. The movie that was released in 2009 went one step further. The story is about the future of gaming. After that, the characters in the game are humans who are controlled by other humans.

This technology was created by Ken Castle. Gerard plays Kable, a player in Ken’s game. Kable is trapped in a deadly game. He had to go through various battles to get out of the game. The thing is, Ken has a plan of his own and he wants Kable to join his plan.

The Bounty Hunter

  • Release year: 2010
  • Genre: Action, Romance, Comedy
  • Production: Original Film, Relative Media
  • Directed by: Andy Tennant
  • Actors: Gerard Butler, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, Christine Baranski, Peter Greene

Another romantic movie starring Gerard Butler. This time it was also added with fresh spices. In this film, Gerard encounters Jennifer Aniston, whose name is no doubt. Bounty Hunter is a term for people who hunt fugitives for rewards. Gerard plays Milo Boyd, the bounty hunter.

Milo received an unusual quest. The next goal is to capture Nicole Hurly which is none other than his ex-wife. Can Milo complete his mission? Is there any other way? Milo protects Nicole, who is being hunted. This is the right movie for weekend entertainment for those of you who want to see romantic stories wrapped in humorous spice.

A Family Man

  • Release year: 2016
  • Genre: Drama
  • Produce: Zero Gravity Management
  • Directed by: Mark Williams
  • Actors: Gerard Butler, Alison Brie, Gretchen Mol, Willem Dafoe, Anupam Kher

If you’ve done action movies, romantic comedies and historical novels, what about family movies? A Family Man is the answer. Gerard plays Dane Jensen, a hard-working father. He will be promoted if he can beat his opponent’s target. What every man dreams of.

Apparently, at the same time his beloved son was diagnosed with cancer. This led Dane to set priorities between being a good father, or being a good worker. What decision will Dane make? If you like movies about fathers’ struggles, don’t miss this one!

The Ugly Truth

  • Release year: 2009
  • Genre: Romance, Comedy
  • Production: Relativity Media, Lakeshore Entertainment
  • Directed by: Robert Luketic
  • Actors: Gerard Butler, Katherine Heigi, Eric Winter, Bree Turner, Cheryl Hines

It’s not wrong if Gerard Butler is known as a versatile actor. He has acted in many different genres of movies. This time it’s a romantic comedy called Ugly Truth. He plays Mike Chadway, a host who believes that men are destined to dominate over women.

Once he had to work with Abby, a producer and woman perfectionist in men’s affairs. What if two people with these opposing principles had to regularly meet and work together? You can read their story by watching this movie.

Geostorm

  • Release year: 2017
  • Genre: Science Fiction
  • Production: Warner Bros. Pictures, Skydance Media, Electric Entertainment, RatPac-Dunie Entertainment
  • Directed by: Dean Devlin
  • Actors: Gerard Butler, Abbie Cornis, Jim Sturgess, Andy Garcia

After starring in historical films, this time Gerard Butler has proven his quality as an actor in sci-fi films. Geostorm tells the story of how climate change is endangering the earth. Governments around the world unite through the Dutch program, a useful satellite for disaster preparedness.

This satellite has managed to protect the earth for 2 years. However, suddenly there was an incident. Gerard plays Jake, a genius scientist tasked with repairing the damage. He is not alone but also has to work with his younger brother, Max. Will they be able to save the earth from a major disaster?

Greenland

  • Release year : 2020
  • Genre: Action, Horror, Disaster
  • Directed by: Ric Roman Waugh
  • Actors: Gerard Butler, Morena Baccarin, Roger Dale Floyd
  • Produce : Thunder Road

John Garrity (Gerard Butler) is a civil engineer known for large projects. Once when returning home with his ex-wife, Allison Garrity (Morena Baccarin) after finishing work, John received news that the earth would have a ‘guest’, which was the meteor Clarke. John, Allison and their son Nathan received ‘tickets’ to evacuate while the rest of the family did not panic.

Despite receiving tickets, John and his family’s evacuation process became difficult after Allison and Nathan were not allowed to board the plane due to Nathan’s illness, not to mention John had to be separated from his wife and children, causing the family to split. Fortunately, they were able to meet again and together overcome all the scenarios of apocalypse and survive.

Is there a Gerard Butler movie that you like best? If you like it, you can share it in the provided comment column. Perhaps your favorite movie has yet to be reviewed above, additional information from you is sure to please readers. So please share because sharing is easy guys!

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