films The Best John Travolta Movies

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This list of the best John Travolta movies is ranked best to worst, with movie trailers when available. Whether he is dancing, fighting or joking around, John Travolta is always an entertaining actor.  The list includes famous films like Pulp Fiction and Get Shorty, but it's up to you and other fans to decide upon the best. The order of these top John Travolta movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated movies from John Travolta's filmography will be at the top of the list.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best John Travolta movies?" and "What are the greatest John Travolta roles of all time?" The greatest John Travolta performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand. John Travolta has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest John Travolta movie of all time is. If you think the best John Travolta role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. 

If you are a fan of Travolta's action films, you might also like our list of the best Tom Cruise movies or best Nicolas Cage movies.

Quentin Tarantino and Brian De Palma are among those who have directed John Travolta at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. If you're a fan of John Travolta, then check out our lists of the best Steven Seagal and David Caruso movies as well.

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Pulp Fiction John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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Grease John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

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Face/Off John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Gina Gershon

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Saturday Night Fever John Travolta, Fran Drescher, Denny Dillon

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Broken Arrow John Travolta, Christian Slater, Howie Long

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Urban Cowboy John Travolta, Bonnie Raitt, Debra Winger

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Look Who's Talking John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Joan Rivers

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Phenomenon John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kyra Sedgwick

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Get Shorty John Travolta, John Wayne, Danny DeVito

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Wild Hogs John Travolta, Marisa Tomei, Martin Lawrence

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Swordfish Halle Berry, John Travolta, Hugh Jackman

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Michael John Travolta, Carla Gugino, Andie MacDowell

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The General's Daughter John Travolta, James Woods, Madeleine Stowe

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The Punisher John Travolta, Rebecca Romijn, Kevin Nash

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Ladder 49 John Travolta, Joaquin Phoenix, Martin O'Malley

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Carrie John Travolta, Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie

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The Taking of Pelham 123 John Travolta, Denzel Washington, James Gandolfini

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The Boy in the Plastic Bubble John Travolta, Robert Reed, Ralph Bellamy

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From Paris with Love John Travolta, Kelly Preston, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

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Bolt Miley Cyrus, John Travolta, Chloë Grace Moretz

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Staying Alive John Travolta, Sylvester Stallone, Janet Jones

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A Civil Action John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kathy Bates

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Look Who's Talking Now John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, Charles Barkley

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Blow Out John Travolta, John Lithgow, Dennis Franz

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Hairspray John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

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Look Who's Talking Too John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Kirstie Alley

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Basic John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Roselyn Sánchez

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Domestic Disturbance John Travolta, Vince Vaughn, Steve Buscemi

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Primary Colors John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Bill Maher

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Old Dogs John Travolta, Robin Williams, Ann-Margret

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Austin Powers: Goldmember Britney Spears, Beyoncé Knowles, Tom Cruise

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Be Cool John Travolta, Dwayne Johnson, Uma Thurman

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Savages Salma Hayek, Blake Lively, John Travolta

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The Thin Red Line George Clooney, John Travolta, Sean Penn

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Criminal Activities John Travolta, Jackie Earle Haley, Michael Pitt

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Killing Season John Travolta, Robert De Niro, Milo Ventimiglia

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Life on the Line

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A Love Song for Bobby Long Scarlett Johansson, John Travolta, Gabriel Macht

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Two of a Kind John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Gene Hackman

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The Forger John Travolta, Christopher Plummer, Abigail Spencer

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Perfect John Travolta, Jamie Lee Curtis, Carly Simon

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Eyes of an Angel John Travolta, Jeffrey DeMunn, Tito Larriva

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Mad City John Travolta, Dustin Hoffman, Jay Leno

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The Experts John Travolta, Kelly Preston, Brian Doyle-Murray

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White Man's Burden John Travolta, Seth Green, Kelly Lynch

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Lonely Hearts Salma Hayek, John Travolta, Jared Leto

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Shout Gwyneth Paltrow, John Travolta, Heather Graham

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Lucky Numbers John Travolta, Lisa Kudrow, Michael Moore

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She's So Lovely John Travolta, Sean Penn, Robin Wright