Liam Neeson Is Retiring from Action Movies

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Liam Neeson is possibly looking to make on Oscar bid this year with his work in Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House, playing the man known as "Deep Throat" who helped expose the Watergate scandal. For much of his career, those were the kinds of roles that he was best known for. However, once Taken came out in 2008, he managed to find a new life as an older action movie star. But Liam Neeson has had about enough of that and has announced that he is retiring from big action franchises.

As reported by Sky News, Liam Neeson spoke at the Toronto International Film Festival recently and revealed that he is done with movies like Taken. So why is he deciding to hang up his very particular set of skills now? Apparently, he's getting too old. Here's what he had to say about it.

''The thrillers,


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Movies & TV

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017)
Taken (2008)
Taken 2 (2012)
Taken 3 (2014)
The A-Team (2010)
Non-Stop (2014)
A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Run All Night (2015)
The Grey (2011)
Battleship (2012)
The Commuter (2018)
Unknown (2011)
Hard Powder (2018)

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Liam Neeson
Deep Throat
Joe Carnahan
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