Longtime actor, Harrison Ford is most famously known for his roles in the “Indiana Jones” and “Star Wars” franchises, but the Han Solo star can also be found in films where he is not just the heroic figure with good looks and impressive moves.
Here are the five best films to watch in honor of Harrison Ford’s 78th birthday, and where to watch them.
1. Blade Runner (1982)
In this 1982 science fiction film, Ford plays the character Rick Deckard who is a former Blade Runner and is forced back into the industry when four ‘replicants’ inhabit Earth illegally. Set in a dystopian society, Deckard must hunt down these genetically engineered beings while also fighting the hardest battle, romance.
Where to Watch: Youtube, Vudu, iTunes, Google Play, Amazon Prime Video
2. Sabrina (1995)
In this 1995 comedy, Ford plays Linus Larrabee, the older brother of the man Sabrina Fairchild (Julia Ormond) has fancied her whole life. When Linus arranges a scheme to get Sabrina to fall in love with him, he unintentionally catches feelings for Sabrina but fails to realize until he has sent her back to Paris.
Where to Watch: Hulu, Tubi, Youtube, Google Play, Showtime, Amazon Prime Video, Sling TV, Vudu
3. Working Girl (1988)
In this 1988 Romantic Comedy, Ford plays Jack Trainer an investment broker, who Tess McGill (Melanie Griffith) uses as a connection to pitch her idea of a merger deal. When Trainer and McGill unknowingly meet at a party and go home together, it creates trouble when McGill realizes the man she slept with is Trainer.
Where to Watch: Youtube, Google Play, Vudu, Amazon Prime Video
4. Indiana Jones Franchise
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008). All of these films go without saying that they are some of Ford’s best work. Celebrate Ford by watching any of these and be on the look out for the 5th installment in the Indiana Jones franchise which according to Disney Fandom, is being released in 2022.
Where to Watch: Netflix, iTunes, Youtube, Google Play, Amazon Prime Video, Vudu
5. Star Wars
Ford plays the character Han Solo in a number of Star Wars installments including, Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977), The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Return of the Jedi (1983), Star Wars: A Force Awakens (2015), and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019). Similar to the Indiana Jones franchise, these films are argued as some of Ford’s best work on the screen.
Where to Watch: Youtube, Google Play, Amazon Prime Video, Vudu, Disney Plus