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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    The Ant Bully is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Julia Roberts, Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep

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

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    Nicolas Cage, Tye Sheridan, Ronnie Gene Blevins

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    Season of the Witch is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Christopher Lee, Ron Perlman

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    The Wicker Man is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, James Franco, Leelee Sobieski

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


    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


    Kate Winslet, Nicolas Cage, Michael Gambon

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    Trapped in Paradise is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Dana Carvey, Jon Lovitz

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    Red Rock West is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Dennis Hopper, Lara Flynn Boyle

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    Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengean... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Idris Elba, Ciarán Hinds

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    The Frozen Ground is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Vanessa Hudgens, Nicolas Cage, 50 Cent

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


    Nicolas Cage, Malin Åkerman, Josh Lucas

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    Kiss of Death is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson, Helen Hunt

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    Drive Angry is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, David Morse

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


    Nicolas Cage, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane

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    The Cotton Club is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Diane Lane, Richard Gere

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    Bringing Out the Dead is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Queen Latifah, John Goodman

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    World Trade Center is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello

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    Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call N... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Val Kilmer

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    Valley Girl is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, E.G. Daily, Colleen Camp

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


    Nicolas Cage, Michael Caine, Nicholas Hoult

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    Honeymoon in Vegas is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Sarah Jessica Parker, Bruno Mars

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    Emma Stone, Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds

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    Snake Eyes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Carla Gugino, Gary Sinise

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    The Outsiders is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Tom Cruise, Nicolas Cage, Diane Lane

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    It Could Happen to You is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Emily Deschanel, Bridget Fonda

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    Guarding Tess is listed (or ranked) 25 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) 24 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe, Isabella Rossellini

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    Ghost Rider is listed (or ranked) 23 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


    Jessica Biel, Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore

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    Nicolas Cage, Jim Carrey, Kathleen Turner

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


    Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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


    Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne, Liam Hemsworth

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    Kick-Ass is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lyndsy Fonseca

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


    Nicolas Cage, Mark Ruffalo, Christian Slater

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    The Sorcerer's Apprentice is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Monica Bellucci, Teresa Palmer

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


    Nicolas Cage, Cher, Danny Aiello

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    The Family Man is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies

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    Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni, Don Cheadle

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    Matchstick Men is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Bruce McGill

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

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    Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Elisabeth Shue

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    8mm is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nicolas Cage Movies


    Nicolas Cage, Joaquin Phoenix, James Gandolfini

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


    Nicolas Cage, Jared Leto, Ethan Hawke

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


    Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Helen Mirren

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


    Nicolas Cage, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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    Nicolas Cage, Mariska Hargitay, Elisabeth Shue

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


    Angelina Jolie, Nicolas Cage, Robert Duvall

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


    Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Sean Bean

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

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    John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Gina Gershon

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


    Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery, Ed Harris

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


    Nicolas Cage, John Malkovich, Steve Buscemi

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