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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  1. 50
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    Jennifer Beals, María Conchita Alonso, Nicolas Cage

    ) open buy now
  2. 49
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    Nicolas Cage, Brían F. O'Byrne, Ron Perlman

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  3. 48
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    ranked low on reranks
    Fairuza Balk, Nicolas Cage, Brad Dourif

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  4. 47
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Charlize Theron, Nathan Lane, Nicolas Cage

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  5. 46
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    Michael Gambon, Simon Callow, Nicolas Cage

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  6. 45
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    Lily Tomlin, Nicolas Cage, Allison Mack

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  7. 44
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    Ellen Burstyn, Nicolas Cage, Aaron Eckhart

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  8. 43
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    Jon Favreau filmography, Nicolas Cage, Steve Buscemi

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  9. 42
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    John Goodman, Nicolas Cage, Queen Latifah

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  10. 41
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    Dwight Yoakam, Nicolas Cage, J. T. Walsh

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  11. 40
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    Nicolas Cage, Jason Isaacs, Josh Brolin

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  12. 39
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    Anne Meara, Nicolas Cage, David Caruso

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  13. 38
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    Nicolas Cage, Ciarán Hinds, Christopher Lambert

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  14. 37
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    Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, Tom Atkins

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  15. 36
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    Laurence Fishburne, Sofia Coppola, S. E. Hinton

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  16. 35
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    Nicolas Cage, Josh Lucas, Danny Huston

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  17. 34
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    Maria Bello, Nicolas Cage, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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  18. 33
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    Richard Gere, Laurence Fishburne, Julian Beck

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  19. 32
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    Nicolas Cage, Gary Sinise, Luis Guzmán

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  20. 31
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    Willie Colón, Nicolas Cage, Red Buttons

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  21. 30
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    Ed McMahon, Nicolas Cage, Bryant Gumbel

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  22. 29
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    Nicolas Cage, Shirley MacLaine, David Graf

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  23. 28
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    Nicolas Cage, Cloris Leachman, Randy Thom

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  24. 27
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    Anne Bancroft, Ben Stein, Nicolas Cage

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  25. 26
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    Rob Lowe, Diane Lane, Nicolas Cage

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  26. 25
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    Nicolas Cage, Tony Plana, Frederic Forrest

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  27. 24
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    Christian Slater, Nicolas Cage, Jason Isaacs

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    Nicolas Cage, Elisabeth Shue, Dennis Franz

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  29. 22
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Nicolas Cage, David Patrick Kelly, Pruitt Taylor Vince

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  30. 21
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    Julianne Moore, Nicolas Cage, Peter Falk

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  31. 20
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    Nicolas Cage, Myra Carter, Chris Bauer

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  32. 19
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    ranked high on reranks
    John Malkovich, John Cusack, Nicolas Cage

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  33. 18
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    Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne, Ben Mendelsohn

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  34. 17
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    Nicolas Cage, Elizabeth McGovern, Aaron Taylor-Johnson

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    Kathleen Turner, Sofia Coppola, Maureen O'Sullivan

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  36. 15
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    Nicolas Cage, Donal Logue, Sam Elliott

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  37. 14
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    Nicolas Cage, Alison Lohman, Lynn Ann Leveridge

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  38. 13
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    Robert Downey Sr., Nicolas Cage, Don Cheadle

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  39. 12
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    Nicolas Cage, Alfred Molina, Ian McShane

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  40. 11
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Danny Aiello, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis

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  41. 10
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    Ethan Hawke, Ian Holm, Nicolas Cage

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  42. 9
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    Vincent Schiavelli, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Nicolas Cage

    ) open buy now
  43. 8
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    Randy Travis, Ed Harris, Helen Mirren

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  44. 7
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    Ed Harris, Nicolas Cage, Jim Caviezel

    ) open buy now
  45. 6
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    Nicolas Cage, Graham Beckel, Mariska Hargitay

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  46. 5
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    Holly Hunter, John Goodman, Frances McDormand

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  47. 4
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    Robert Duvall, Master P, Vinnie Jones

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  48. 3
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    Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Rod McLachlan

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    John Malkovich, John Cusack, Nicolas Cage

    ) open buy now
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    most listed
    Nicolas Cage, Harve Presnell, Thomas Jane

    ) open buy now
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