The Best John Travolta Movies 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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    John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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    Grease


    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

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    Saturday Night Fever


    John Travolta, Fran Drescher, Denny Dillon

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    Face/Off


    John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Gina Gershon

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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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    Get Shorty


    John Travolta, John Wayne, Danny DeVito

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    Phenomenon

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    John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kyra Sedgwick

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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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    Ladder 49


    John Travolta, Joaquin Phoenix, Martin O'Malley

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    Michael

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    John Travolta, Carla Gugino, Andie MacDowell

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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 General's Daughter

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    John Travolta, James Woods, Madeleine Stowe

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    Bolt


    Miley Cyrus, John Travolta, Chloë Grace Moretz

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    The Punisher


    John Travolta, Rebecca Romijn, Kevin Nash

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    The Boy in the Plastic Bubble


    John Travolta, Robert Reed, Ralph Bellamy

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    Look Who's Talking Now


    John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, Charles Barkley

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    Staying Alive


    John Travolta, Sylvester Stallone, Janet Jones

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    Blow Out


    John Travolta, John Lithgow, Dennis Franz

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    A Civil Action


    John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kathy Bates

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    From Paris with Love


    John Travolta, Kelly Preston, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

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    Basic


    John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Roselyn Sánchez

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    Hairspray

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    John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes

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    Austin Powers: Goldmember


    Britney Spears, Beyoncé Knowles, Tom Cruise

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    Look Who's Talking Too


    John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Kirstie Alley

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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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    Be Cool


    John Travolta, Dwayne Johnson, Uma Thurman

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    Old Dogs


    John Travolta, Robin Williams, Ann-Margret

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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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    A Love Song for Bobby Long


    Scarlett Johansson, John Travolta, Gabriel Macht

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    Killing Season


    John Travolta, Robert De Niro, Milo Ventimiglia

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    The Experts


    John Travolta, Kelly Preston, Brian Doyle-Murray

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    Mad City


    John Travolta, Dustin Hoffman, Jay Leno

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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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    Lonely Hearts


    Salma Hayek, John Travolta, Jared Leto

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    GOTTI: In The Shadow Of My Father

    about to drop off
    GOTTI: In The Shadow Of My Father John Travolta, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci

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    White Man's Burden

    about to drop off
    John Travolta, Seth Green, Kelly Lynch

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    Shout

    about to drop off
    Gwyneth Paltrow, John Travolta, Heather Graham

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    She's So Lovely

    about to drop off
    John Travolta, Sean Penn, Robin Wright

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    The Devil's Rain


    John Travolta, William Shatner, Ernest Borgnine

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    Chains of Gold


    John Travolta, Marilu Henner, Joey Lawrence

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    Hollywood Singing and Dancing: Movies that Rocked 'n' Rolled


    Hollywood Singing and Dancing: Movies that Rocked 'n' Rolled John Travolta, Bette Midler, Little Richard

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    Welcome to Hollywood


    Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith

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    Dream Jets


    Dream Jets John Travolta, Carly Simon, Hugh Hefner

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