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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.


The Best Nicolas Cage Movies Films
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    Nicolas Cage, Christopher Lee, Ron Perlman Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Nicolas Cage, Jennifer Beals, David Hyde Pierce

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    Charlize Theron, Kristen Bell, Nicolas Cage Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Julia Roberts, Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep

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    Nicolas Cage, James Franco, Leelee Sobieski

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    Kate Winslet, Nicolas Cage, Michael Gambon

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    Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, Steve Buscemi

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    Nicolas Cage, Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan

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    Nicolas Cage, Dennis Hopper, Lara Flynn Boyle

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    Nicolas Cage, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane

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    Nicolas Cage, Queen Latifah, John Goodman

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    Nicolas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson, Helen Hunt

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    Nicolas Cage, Diane Lane, Richard Gere

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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, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello

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    Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, David Morse

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    Nicolas Cage, Carla Gugino, Gary Sinise

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    Nicolas Cage, Michael Caine, Nicholas Hoult

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    Nicolas Cage, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bruno Mars

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    Nicolas Cage, Emily Deschanel, Bridget Fonda

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    Emma Stone, Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds

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    Nicolas Cage, E.G. Daily, Colleen Camp

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    Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Val Kilmer

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    Nicolas Cage, Shirley MacLaine, Richard Griffiths

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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, Meryl Streep, Maggie Gyllenhaal Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne, Liam Hemsworth

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    Nicolas Cage, Mark Ruffalo, Christian Slater

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    Jessica Biel, Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore

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    Nicolas Cage, Jim Carrey, Kathleen Turner

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    Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Rebel Wilson

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    Nicolas Cage, Joaquin Phoenix, James Gandolfini

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    Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Bruce McGill

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    Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Elisabeth Shue

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    Nicolas Cage, Cher, Danny Aiello

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    Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni, Don Cheadle

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    Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lyndsy Fonseca

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    Nicolas Cage, Monica Bellucci, Teresa Palmer

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    Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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    Nicolas Cage, Jared Leto, Ethan Hawke

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    Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Helen Mirren

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    Nicolas Cage, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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    Nicolas Cage, Mariska Hargitay, Elisabeth Shue

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    Angelina Jolie, Nicolas Cage, Robert Duvall

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    Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery, Ed Harris

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    Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Sean Bean

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    John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Gina Gershon

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    Nicolas Cage, John Malkovich, Steve Buscemi

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