We all know him as Han Solo and Indiana Jones, but in his decades-long career, he’s turned in plenty of other iconic roles that are often just as awesome. In particular, these 7 are real standouts.
Blade Runner (1982) – Rick Deckard
As an investigator tasked with hunting down rogue androids called Replicants, Ford brings his signature grit and charm to one of the best sci-fi movies of all time.
The Fugitive (1993) – Dr. Richard Kimble
Based on a book and ultimately earning an Oscar nomination for Best Picture, the story of a man framed for the murder of his wife is made all the better thanks to Ford’s awesome acting chops.
Air Force One (1997) – President James Marshall
Harrison Ford as the President? And he has to fight Russians? Led by Gary Oldman? Sign us up!
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Cowboys and Aliens (2011) – Woodrow Dolarhyde
Ford doesn’t often play a villain, but he absolutely shines as professional outlaw Woodrow Dolarhyde, bringing a surprisingly grounded and intense performance for a movie called Cowboys and Aliens.
Presumed Innocent (1990) – Rozat “Rusty” Sabich
What is it with this guy and being falsely accused of murder? In any case, Ford is great in this tense drama.
Witness (1985) – John Book
As an officer who has to defend a young Amish boy who witnessed a murder, Ford is just as intense as ever in this excellent thriller.
Clear and Present Danger (1994) – Jack Ryan
One of two movies where Ford plays Tom Clancy mainstay Jack Ryan, Clear and Present Danger has all the political intrigue and military jargon you could want from a Clancy-based film.