The Best Nicolas Cage Movies Films
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The Best Nicolas Cage Movies

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List of the best Nicolas Cage movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Nic Cage is a huge action star today, but his first role was a small part in the 1982 film Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Nicolas Cage's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Nicolas Cage movies will be at the top of the list. Nic Cage has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Cage movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Nick Cage films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

A list made up of films like Face/Off and Con Air.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Nicolas Cage movies?" and "What are the greatest Nicolas Cage roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Cage's heroic roles, you might also enjoy our list of the best Tom Cruise movies and best John Travolta movies.


Michael Bay and Brett Ratner are among those who have directed Nicolas Cage at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Nicolas Cage has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like John Travolta and Bruce Willis in terms of fame and success.


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    most listed John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Gina Gershon

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    Nicolas Cage, Steve Buscemi, John Malkovich

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    Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Sean Bean

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    ranked high on reranks Nicolas Cage, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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    added by mr.the.dan Nicolas Cage, Mariska Hargitay, Elisabeth Shue

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    Angelina Jolie, Nicolas Cage, Robert Duvall

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    ranked low on reranks Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery, Jim Caviezel

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    often listed Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Forest Whitaker

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    Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Helen Mirren

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    Nicolas Cage, Jared Leto, Bridget Moynahan

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    Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Fran Kranz

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    Nicolas Cage, Cher, Danny Aiello

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    Nicolas Cage, Monica Bellucci, Teresa Palmer

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    ranked low on reranks Nicolas Cage, Don Cheadle, Kate Walsh

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    Nicolas Cage, Jim Carrey, Kathleen Turner

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    Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne, Liam Hemsworth

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    Eva Mendes, Nicolas Cage, Rebel Wilson

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    Jessica Biel, Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore

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    Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Elisabeth Shue

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    Nicolas Cage, Joaquin Phoenix, James Gandolfini

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    Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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    Nicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe, Isabella Rossellini

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    Tom Cruise, Nicolas Cage, Diane Lane

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    Nicolas Cage, Mark Ruffalo, Christian Slater

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    ranked high on reranks Nicolas Cage, E.G. Daily, Colleen Camp

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    Sarah Jessica Parker, Nicolas Cage, Bruno Mars

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    ranked low on reranks Nicolas Cage, Lyndsy Fonseca, Chloë Grace Moretz

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Nicolas Cage, Michael Caine, Nicholas Hoult

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    ranked low on reranks Emma Stone, Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds

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    often listed Nicolas Cage, Diane Lane, Richard Gere

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    Nicolas Cage, Shirley MacLaine, Richard Griffiths

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Nicolas Cage, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane

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    Nicolas Cage, Emily Deschanel, Stanley Tucci

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    Nicolas Cage, Carla Gugino, Gary Sinise

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    Nicolas Cage, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello

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    Nicolas Cage, Malin Åkerman, Josh Lucas

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    Nicolas Cage, Idris Elba, Ciarán Hinds

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    Nicolas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson, Helen Hunt

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    Nicolas Cage, Rose McGowan, Bruce Willis

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    Nicolas Cage, Queen Latifah, John Goodman

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    Nicolas Cage, Dennis Hopper, Lara Flynn Boyle

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    Nicolas Cage, Matthew Modine, Marshall Bell

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    Penélope Cruz, Nicolas Cage, Steve Buscemi

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    Nicolas Cage, James Franco, Leelee Sobieski

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    Julia Roberts, Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep

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    Kate Winslet, Nicolas Cage, Rhys Ifans

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Penélope Cruz, Nicolas Cage, Christian Bale

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    ranked low on reranks Eva Mendes, Nicolas Cage, Val Kilmer

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    Amber Heard, Nicolas Cage, David Morse

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    Nicolas Cage, Jennifer Beals, David Hyde Pierce

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