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The Best James Gandolfini Movies

Updated June 11, 2019 1.0k votes 170 voters 22.3k views42 items

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List of the best James Gandolfini movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. James Gandolfini's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top James Gandolfini movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated James Gandolfini movies will be at the top of the list. James Gandolfini has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest James Gandolfini movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining James Gandolfini films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best James Gandolfini role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest James Gandolfini performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Items here include everything from The Incredible Burt Wonderstone to New World.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best James Gandolfini movies?" and "What are the greatest James Gandolfini roles of all time?"

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    Get Shorty

    John Travolta, John Wayne
    Get Shorty is a 1995 comedy-thriller film based on Elmore Leonard's novel of the same name....  more

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    Romance & Cigarettes

    Kate Winslet, Mandy Moore
    Romance & Cigarettes is a 2005 American musical romantic comedy film written and directed by...  more
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    Crimson Tide

    Denzel Washington, Viggo Mortensen
    Crimson Tide is a 1995 American submarine film directed by Tony Scott. On a U.S. nuclear...  more

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    The Taking of Pelham 123

    John Travolta, Denzel Washington
    The Taking of Pelham 123 is a 2009 American thriller film directed by Tony Scott, and starring...  more

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    The Mexican

    Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts
    The Mexican is a 2001 American comedy film directed by Gore Verbinski and starring Brad Pitt...  more

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    8mm

    Nicolas Cage, Joaquin Phoenix
    8mm is a 1999 American-German mystery thriller film directed by Joel Schumacher and written by...  more

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    #138 of 231 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time#40 of 135 The Best Movies About Movies

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    The Juror

    Demi Moore, Alec Baldwin
    The Juror is a 1996 American romantic thriller film based on the 1995 novel by George Dawes...  more
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    A Civil Action

    John Travolta, Robert Duvall
    A Civil Action is a 1998 American drama film that was directed by Steven Zaillian, that stars...  more
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    All the King's Men

    Kate Winslet, Sean Penn
    All the King's Men is a 2006 film adaptation of the 1946 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the...  more
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    Night Falls on Manhattan

    Richard Dreyfuss, James Gandolfini
    Night Falls on Manhattan is a 1997 American crime drama film directed by Sidney Lumet, set and...  more
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    In the Loop

    James Gandolfini, Anna Chlumsky
    In the Loop is a 2009 British satirical black comedy directed by Armando Iannucci as a...  more

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    #14 of 62 The Funniest Movies About Politics#26 of 26 The Best F-Bombs In Movie History

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    Down the Shore

    Famke Janssen, James Gandolfini
    Down the Shore is a 2011 film directed by Harold Guskin starring James Gandolfini and Famke...  more
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    12 Angry Men

    Jack Lemmon, James Gandolfini
    12 Angry Men is a 1997 television film directed by William Friedkin, adapted from the Reginald...  more
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    Surviving Christmas

    Ben Affleck, Jennifer Morrison
    Surviving Christmas is a 2004 comedy film, directed by Mike Mitchell and starring Ben Affleck,...  more
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    Welcome to the Rileys

    Kristen Stewart, James Gandolfini
    "Trauma transforms us. Years after their teenage daughter’s death, Lois and Doug Riley, an...  more
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    The Mighty

    Sharon Stone, Gillian Anderson
    The Mighty is a 1998 drama film directed by Peter Chelsom and based on the book Freak the...  more
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    Killing Them Softly

    Brad Pitt, James Gandolfini
    This film is a 2012 American neo-noir film directed by Andrew Dominik and starring Brad Pitt,...  more
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    The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

    Olivia Wilde, Jim Carrey
    The Incredible Burt Wonderstone is a 2013 American comedy film directed by Don Scardino and...  more

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    Zero Dark Thirty

    Jessica Chastain, Chris Pratt
    Zero Dark Thirty is a 2012 American war thriller film directed by Kathryn Bigelow. A chronicle...  more

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    Cleaver

    James Gandolfini, Drea de Matteo
    Cleaver is a metafictional film within a TV-series that serves as an important plot element...  more
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    Perdita Durango

    Javier Bardem, James Gandolfini
    Perdita Durango, released as Dance with the Devil in the United States, is a 1997 Spanish...  more
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    Cinema Verite

    Diane Lane, Tim Robbins
    Cinema Verite is a 2011 HBO drama film directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini....  more
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    Stories of Lost Souls

    Keira Knightley, Hugh Jackman
    Stories of Lost Souls is a compilation of eight cinematic stories of lonely souls in...  more
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    New World

    Alicia Silverstone, James Gandolfini
    Le Nouveau monde is a 1995 French drama film directed by Alain Corneau about post-World War II...  more
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    Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq

    James Gandolfini
    Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq is a 2007 documentary television film featuring interviews...  more