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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    Nicolas Cage, Harve Presnell, Thomas Jane

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    John Malkovich, John Cusack, Nicolas Cage

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    Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Rod McLachlan

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    Robert Duvall, Master P, Vinnie Jones

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    Holly Hunter, John Goodman, Frances McDormand

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    Nicolas Cage, Graham Beckel, Mariska Hargitay

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    Ed Harris, Nicolas Cage, Jim Caviezel

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    Randy Travis, Ed Harris, Helen Mirren

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    Vincent Schiavelli, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Nicolas Cage

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    Ethan Hawke, Ian Holm, Nicolas Cage

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    Danny Aiello, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis

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    Nicolas Cage, Alfred Molina, Ian McShane

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    Robert Downey Sr., Nicolas Cage, Don Cheadle

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    Nicolas Cage, Alison Lohman, Lynn Ann Leveridge

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    Nicolas Cage, Donal Logue, Sam Elliott

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    Kathleen Turner, Sofia Coppola, Maureen O'Sullivan

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    Nicolas Cage, Elizabeth McGovern, Aaron Taylor-Johnson

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    Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne, Ben Mendelsohn

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    John Malkovich, John Cusack, Nicolas Cage

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    Nicolas Cage, Myra Carter, Chris Bauer

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    Julianne Moore, Nicolas Cage, Peter Falk

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    Nicolas Cage, David Patrick Kelly, Pruitt Taylor Vince

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    Nicolas Cage, Elisabeth Shue, Dennis Franz

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    Christian Slater, Nicolas Cage, Jason Isaacs

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    Nicolas Cage, Tony Plana, Frederic Forrest

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    Rob Lowe, Diane Lane, Nicolas Cage

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    Anne Bancroft, Ben Stein, Nicolas Cage

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    Nicolas Cage, Cloris Leachman, Randy Thom

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    Nicolas Cage, Shirley MacLaine, David Graf

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    Ed McMahon, Nicolas Cage, Bryant Gumbel

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    Willie Colón, Nicolas Cage, Red Buttons

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    Nicolas Cage, Gary Sinise, Luis Guzmán

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    Richard Gere, Laurence Fishburne, Julian Beck

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    Nicolas Cage, Josh Lucas, Danny Huston

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    Maria Bello, Nicolas Cage, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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    Laurence Fishburne, Sofia Coppola, S. E. Hinton

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    Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, Tom Atkins

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    Nicolas Cage, Ciarán Hinds, Christopher Lambert

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    Anne Meara, Nicolas Cage, David Caruso

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    Nicolas Cage, Jason Isaacs, Josh Brolin

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    Dwight Yoakam, Nicolas Cage, J. T. Walsh

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    John Goodman, Nicolas Cage, Queen Latifah

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    Jon Favreau filmography, Nicolas Cage, Steve Buscemi

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    Ellen Burstyn, Nicolas Cage, Aaron Eckhart

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    Lily Tomlin, Nicolas Cage, Allison Mack

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    Michael Gambon, Simon Callow, Nicolas Cage

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    Charlize Theron, Nathan Lane, Nicolas Cage

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    Fairuza Balk, Nicolas Cage, Brad Dourif

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    Nicolas Cage, Brían F. O'Byrne, Ron Perlman

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    Jennifer Beals, María Conchita Alonso, Nicolas Cage

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