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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    Con Air is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Con Air Nicolas Cage, John Malkovich, Steve Buscemi

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    The Rock is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    The Rock Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery, Ed Harris

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    Face/Off is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies

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    Face/Off John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Gina Gershon

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    National Treasure is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies

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    National Treasure Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Sean Bean

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    Gone in 60 Seconds is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Gone in 60 Seconds Angelina Jolie, Nicolas Cage, Robert Duvall

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    Leaving Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies

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    Leaving Las Vegas Nicolas Cage, Mariska Hargitay, Elisabeth Shue

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    Raising Arizona is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Raising Arizona Nicolas Cage, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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    National Treasure: Book of Sec... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    National Treasure: Book of Secrets Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Helen Mirren

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    Lord of War is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Lord of War Nicolas Cage, Jared Leto, Ethan Hawke

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    Fast Times at Ridgemont High is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies

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    Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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    The Family Man is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    The Family Man Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni, Don Cheadle

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    City of Angels is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    City of Angels Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Elisabeth Shue

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    The Sorcerer's Apprentice is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    The Sorcerer's Apprentice Nicolas Cage, Monica Bellucci, Teresa Palmer

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    Kick-Ass is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lyndsy Fonseca

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    Matchstick Men is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Matchstick Men Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Bruce McGill

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    8mm is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    8mm Nicolas Cage, Joaquin Phoenix, James Gandolfini

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    Moonstruck is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Moonstruck Nicolas Cage, Cher, Danny Aiello

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    Windtalkers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Windtalkers Nicolas Cage, Mark Ruffalo, Christian Slater

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    Knowing is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Knowing Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne, Liam Hemsworth

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    Adaptation is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies

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    Adaptation Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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    Ghost Rider is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Rebel Wilson

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    Next is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Next Jessica Biel, Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore

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    Nicolas Cage, Jim Carrey, Kathleen Turner

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    Guarding Tess is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Shirley MacLaine, Richard Griffiths

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    Wild at Heart is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Wild at Heart Nicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe, Isabella Rossellini

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    The Outsiders is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    The Outsiders Tom Cruise, Nicolas Cage, Diane Lane

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    It Could Happen to You is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    It Could Happen to You Nicolas Cage, Emily Deschanel, Bridget Fonda

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    Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call N... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Val Kilmer

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    Snake Eyes is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Snake Eyes Nicolas Cage, Carla Gugino, Gary Sinise

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    Valley Girl is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, E.G. Daily, Colleen Camp

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    The Croods is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    The Croods Emma Stone, Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds

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    Honeymoon in Vegas is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bruno Mars

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    The Weather Man is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    The Weather Man Nicolas Cage, Michael Caine, Nicholas Hoult

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    Drive Angry is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Drive Angry Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, David Morse

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    World Trade Center is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    World Trade Center Nicolas Cage, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello

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    Bringing Out the Dead is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Bringing Out the Dead Nicolas Cage, Queen Latifah, John Goodman

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    Stolen is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Malin Åkerman, Josh Lucas

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    The Cotton Club is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Diane Lane, Richard Gere

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    Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengean... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Idris Elba, Ciarán Hinds

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    Rumble Fish is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Rumble Fish Nicolas Cage, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane

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    Kiss of Death is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson, Helen Hunt

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    Red Rock West is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Dennis Hopper, Lara Flynn Boyle

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    Trapped in Paradise is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Trapped in Paradise Nicolas Cage, Dana Carvey, Jon Lovitz

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    Grindhouse is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Grindhouse Nicolas Cage, Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan

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    Christmas Carol: The Movie is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Christmas Carol: The Movie Kate Winslet, Nicolas Cage, Michael Gambon

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    The Wicker Man is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, James Franco, Leelee Sobieski

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    G-Force is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    G-Force Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, Steve Buscemi

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    The Ant Bully is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Julia Roberts, Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep

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    Left Behind is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies

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    Nicolas Cage, Jordin Sparks, Lea Thompson

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    Astro Boy is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Charlize Theron, Kristen Bell, Nicolas Cage

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