The Best Kevin Spacey Movies Films

The Best Kevin Spacey Movies

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Kevin Spacey is one of America's favorite actors, both on the big screen and on the Netflix political drama House of Cards, on which he stars as Frank Underwood. This is a list of the best Kevin Spacey movies, ranked best to worst. Kevin Spacey actually started his career with a small role in the 1986 film Heartburn, which starred Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep. He won his first Oscar for the 1995 neo-noir crime thriller The Usual Suspects. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 1999 film American Beauty. Kevin Spacey's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Kevin Spacey movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Kevin Spacey movies will be at the top of the list. Kevin Spacey has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Kevin Spacey movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Kevin Spacey films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Kevin Spacey role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Kevin Spacey performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Items include everything from The Usual Suspects to American Beauty.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Kevin Spacey movies?" and "What are the greatest Kevin Spacey roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Spacey's serious roles, you might also enjoy our list of best Benicio del Toro movies and best Brad Pitt movies.

Joel Schumacher and Clint Eastwood have both worked with Kevin Spacey over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. If you're a fan of Kevin Spacey, then check out our lists of the best Jon Voight and Craig T. Nelson movies as well.

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    Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Gabriel Byrne

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    American Beauty is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari

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    Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman

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    Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Kim Basinger

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    K-PAX is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges, Aaron Paul

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    Pay It Forward is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt, Haley Joel Osment

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    A Time to Kill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies

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    Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey, Kevin Spacey

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    Midnight in the Garden of Good... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, Jude Law, John Cusack

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    The Negotiator is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, Samuel L. Jackson, Paul Giamatti

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    The Life of David Gale is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kate Winslet, Kevin Spacey, Melissa McCarthy

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    The Ref is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, J.K. Simmons, Denis Leary

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    Horrible Bosses is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell

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    Beyond the Sea is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, John Goodman

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    Glengarry Glen Ross is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Al Pacino, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey

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    A Bug's Life is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Hayden Panettiere, Ashley Tisdale, Kevin Spacey

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    Outbreak is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman

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    Swimming with Sharks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Michelle Forbes

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    21 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, Laurence Fishburne

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    The Shipping News is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore, Kevin Spacey

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    Moon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, Mary Tyler Moore, Kaya Scodelario

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    Margin Call is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Demi Moore, Kevin Spacey, Jeremy Irons

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    Shrink is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Ashley Greene, Robin Williams, Kevin Spacey

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    Working Girl is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey

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    Superman Returns is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Marlon Brando, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth

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    The Men Who Stare at Goats is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    George Clooney, Kevin Spacey, Ewan McGregor

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    Hurlyburly is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Meg Ryan, Anna Paquin, Sean Penn

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    Casino Jack is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, Kelly Preston, Rachelle Lefevre

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    See No Evil, Hear No Evil is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder

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    Austin Powers: Goldmember is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Britney Spears, Beyoncé Knowles, Tom Cruise

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    The Big Kahuna is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, Danny DeVito, Peter Facinelli

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    Iron Will is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, Brian Cox, David Ogden Stiers

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    Heartburn is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Kevin Spacey

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    Recount is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, Al Gore, John Hurt

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    The United States of Leland is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kerry Washington, Ryan Gosling, Kevin Spacey

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    Dad is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, Ethan Hawke, Jack Lemmon

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    Fred Claus is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Elizabeth Banks, Rachel Weisz, Kevin Spacey

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    Evan Peters, Ashley Benson, Kevin Spacey

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    Albino Alligator is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Viggo Mortensen, Faye Dunaway, Matt Dillon

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    Horrible Bosses 2 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Chris Pine

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    Rocket Gibraltar is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, Macaulay Culkin, Burt Lancaster

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    Edison is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Justin Timberlake, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey

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    Ordinary Decent Criminal is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell, Christoph Waltz

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    Long Day's Journey Into Night is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Long Day's Journey Into Night Kevin Spacey

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    Looking for Richard is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Al Pacino, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey

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    Inseparable is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Inseparable Kevin Spacey, Peter Stormare, Daniel Wu

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    A Show of Force is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, Robert Duvall, Andy Garcia

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    Fall from Grace is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, Bernadette Peters, Richard Paul

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    The Murder of Mary Phagan is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, William H. Macy, Jack Lemmon

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    When You Remember Me is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, Fred Savage, Ellen Burstyn

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    Doomsday Gun is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies


    Kevin Spacey, Clive Owen, Alan Arkin

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