The Best Nicolas Cage Movies Films

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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    Season of the Witch


    Nicolas Cage, Christopher Lee, Ron Perlman

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  2. 49
    + 131
    - 94
    Vampire's Kiss

    ranked low on reranks
    Nicolas Cage, Jennifer Beals, David Hyde Pierce

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  3. 48
    + 59
    - 77
    Astro Boy

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Charlize Theron, Kristen Bell, Nicolas Cage

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  4. 47
    + 81
    - 81
    The Ant Bully


    Julia Roberts, Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep

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  5. 46
    + 75
    - 72
    Christmas Carol: The Movie


    Kate Winslet, Nicolas Cage, Michael Gambon

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  6. 45
    + 141
    - 145
    The Wicker Man


    Nicolas Cage, James Franco, Leelee Sobieski

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  7. 44
    + 90
    - 100
    G-Force


    Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, Steve Buscemi

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  8. 43
    + 102
    - 93
    Grindhouse


    Nicolas Cage, Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan

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  9. 42
    + 87
    - 77
    Red Rock West


    Nicolas Cage, Dennis Hopper, Lara Flynn Boyle

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  10. 41
    + 93
    - 92
    Rumble Fish


    Nicolas Cage, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane

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  11. 40
    + 113
    - 92
    Bringing Out the Dead


    Nicolas Cage, Queen Latifah, John Goodman

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  12. 39
    + 100
    - 76
    Kiss of Death


    Nicolas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson, Helen Hunt

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  13. 38
    + 174
    - 158
    Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance


    Nicolas Cage, Idris Elba, Ciarán Hinds

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  14. 37
    + 86
    - 75
    The Cotton Club


    Nicolas Cage, Diane Lane, Richard Gere

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  15. 36
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    - 84
    Stolen


    Nicolas Cage, Malin Åkerman, Josh Lucas

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  16. 35
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    - 114
    World Trade Center


    Nicolas Cage, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello

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  17. 34
    + 166
    - 123
    Drive Angry


    Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, David Morse

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  18. 33
    + 201
    - 100
    Snake Eyes


    Nicolas Cage, Carla Gugino, Gary Sinise

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  19. 32
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    - 96


    Emma Stone, Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds

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  20. 31
    + 193
    - 94
    It Could Happen to You


    Nicolas Cage, Emily Deschanel, Bridget Fonda

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  21. 30
    + 148
    - 103
    The Weather Man


    Nicolas Cage, Michael Caine, Nicholas Hoult

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  22. 29
    + 160
    - 93
    Honeymoon in Vegas


    Nicolas Cage, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bruno Mars

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  23. 28
    + 136
    - 96
    Valley Girl


    Nicolas Cage, E.G. Daily, Colleen Camp

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  24. 27
    + 160
    - 94
    Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans


    Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Val Kilmer

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  25. 26
    + 198
    - 92
    Guarding Tess


    Nicolas Cage, Shirley MacLaine, Richard Griffiths

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  26. 25
    + 171
    - 90
    The Outsiders


    Tom Cruise, Nicolas Cage, Diane Lane

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  27. 24
    + 179
    - 110
    Wild at Heart


    Nicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe, Isabella Rossellini

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  28. 23
    + 295
    - 152
    Knowing


    Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne, Liam Hemsworth

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  29. 22
    + 218
    - 129
    Adaptation


    Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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  30. 21
    + 289
    - 133
    Next


    Jessica Biel, Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore

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  31. 20
    + 223
    - 100
    Windtalkers


    Nicolas Cage, Mark Ruffalo, Christian Slater

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  32. 19
    + 234
    - 115


    Nicolas Cage, Jim Carrey, Kathleen Turner

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  33. 18
    + 411
    - 233
    Ghost Rider


    Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Rebel Wilson

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  34. 17
    + 300
    - 131
    8mm


    Nicolas Cage, Joaquin Phoenix, James Gandolfini

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  35. 16
    + 277
    - 129
    Matchstick Men


    Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Bruce McGill

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  36. 15
    + 400
    - 135
    City of Angels


    Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Elisabeth Shue

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  37. 14
    + 258
    - 130
    Moonstruck


    Nicolas Cage, Cher, Danny Aiello

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  38. 13
    + 399
    - 141
    The Family Man


    Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni, Don Cheadle

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  39. 12
    + 354
    - 141
    Kick-Ass


    Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lyndsy Fonseca

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  40. 11
    + 378
    - 159
    The Sorcerer's Apprentice


    Nicolas Cage, Monica Bellucci, Teresa Palmer

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  41. 10
    + 291
    - 141
    Fast Times at Ridgemont High


    Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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  42. 9
    + 446
    - 166
    Lord of War


    Nicolas Cage, Jared Leto, Ethan Hawke

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  43. 8
    + 524
    - 191
    National Treasure: Book of Secrets


    Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Helen Mirren

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  44. 7
    + 457
    - 154
    Raising Arizona


    Nicolas Cage, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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  45. 6
    + 408
    - 137

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    Nicolas Cage, Mariska Hargitay, Elisabeth Shue

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  46. 5
    + 609
    - 178
    Gone in 60 Seconds


    Angelina Jolie, Nicolas Cage, Robert Duvall

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  47. 4
    + 659
    - 118
    The Rock


    Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery, Ed Harris

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  48. 3
    + 753
    - 211
    National Treasure


    Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Sean Bean

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  49. 2
    + 791
    - 195
    Face/Off


    John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Gina Gershon

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  50. 1
    + 815
    - 184
    Con Air

    most listed
    Nicolas Cage, John Malkovich, Steve Buscemi

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