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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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    Lonely Hearts

    Salma Hayek, John Travolta

    Released2007

    Directed byTodd Robinson

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    Stories USA

    Paris Hilton, Steve Carell

    Released2007

    Directed byPaul Carafotes, David Brooks, Gary Hawes, Tyrone Finch, Erik MacArthur

    Stories USA compiles six cinematic stories about desperate lives in America, starring many of the world's top actors including Josh Hartnett, Steve Carell, James Gandolfini, Scott Caan and directed...  more
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    A Stranger Among Us

    Melanie Griffith, James Gandolfini

    Released1992

    Directed bySidney Lumet

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    Escape from Planet Earth

    Jessica Alba, Sofía Vergara

    Released2013

    Directed byCallan Brunker

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    Terminal Velocity

    Charlie Sheen, James Gandolfini

    Released1994

    Directed byDeran Sarafian

    Terminal Velocity is a 1994 action film starring Charlie Sheen as a daredevil skydiver and Nastassja Kinski as a tough KGB spy who team up to stop renegade spys who are trying to steal gold. It was...  more
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    The Last Castle

    Robert Redford, Mark Ruffalo

    Released2001

    Directed byRod Lurie

    The Last Castle is a 2001 American action drama film directed by Rod Lurie, starring Robert Redford, James Gandolfini, Mark Ruffalo and Delroy Lindo. The film portrays a struggle between inmates and...  more
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    Not Fade Away

    James Gandolfini, Lisa Lampanelli

    Released2012

    Directed byDavid Chase

    Not Fade Away is a 2012 drama film written and directed by David Chase....  more

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    The Man Who Wasn't There

    Scarlett Johansson, Billy Bob Thornton

    Released2001

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

    The Man Who Wasn't There is a 2001 British-American neo-noir film written, produced and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. Billy Bob Thornton stars in the title role. Also featured are Tony Shalhoub,...  more
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    Sopranos Unauthorized: Shooting Sites Uncovered

    James Gandolfini, John Fiore

    Released2002

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    Fallen

    Denzel Washington, John Goodman

    Released1998

    Directed byGregory Hoblit

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    Italian Movie

    James Gandolfini, Rita Moreno

    Released1993

    Directed byRobert Monticello

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    Angie

    Geena Davis, James Gandolfini

    Released1994

    Directed byMartha Coolidge

    Angie is a 1994 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Martha Coolidge, and starring Geena Davis as the titular character. It is based on the 1991 novel Angie, I Says by Avra Wing, which was...  more
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    Where the Wild Things Are

    Mark Ruffalo, Forest Whitaker

    Released2009

    Directed bySpike Jonze

    Where the Wild Things Are is a 2009 fantasy drama film directed by Spike Jonze. Written by Jonze and Dave Eggers, it is adapted from Maurice Sendak's 1963 children's book of the same name. It...  more

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    True Romance

    Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer

    Released1993

    Directed byTony Scott

    True Romance is a 1993 American film directed by Tony Scott and written by Quentin Tarantino. The film stars Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette with a supporting cast featuring Dennis Hopper, Val...  more

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    Money for Nothing

    John Cusack, Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Released1993

    Directed byRamón Menéndez

    Money for Nothing is a 1993 comedy/crime film directed by Ramón Menéndez. It is based on a reporter's article about the life of Joey Coyle, an unemployed longshoreman in Philadelphia who, on February...  more
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    She's So Lovely

    John Travolta, Sean Penn

    Released1997

    Directed byNick Cassavetes

    She's So Lovely is a 1997 film directed by Nick Cassavetes, written by John Cassavetes. At the time of its release, it received special attention because, eight years after his death, it was the...  more
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    Violet & Daisy

    Alexis Bledel, Saoirse Ronan

    Released2011

    Directed byGeoffrey S. Fletcher

    Violet & Daisy is a 2011 American comedy crime drama film written, produced, and directed by Geoffrey S. Fletcher in his directorial debut after winning an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for the...  more