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The Best Joe Pesci Movies

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List of the best Joe Pesci movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Joe Pesci'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 Joe Pesci movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Joe Pesci movies will be at the top of the list. Joe Pesci has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Joe Pesci movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Joe Pesci films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

This is a list that includes films like Lethal Weapon 2 and GOTTI: In The Shadow Of My Father.

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


  • 1

    My Cousin Vinny

    Marisa Tomei, Joe Pesci
    My Cousin Vinny is a 1992 American comedy film written by Dale Launer and directed by Jonathan...  more

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  • 2


    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson
    Goodfellas is a 1990 American crime film directed by Martin Scorsese. It is a film adaptation...  more

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  • 3

    Lethal Weapon 4

    Mel Gibson, Chris Rock
    Lethal Weapon 4 is a 1998 American buddy cop action film directed and produced by Richard...  more

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  • 4

    Home Alone

    Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci
    Home Alone is a 1990 American Christmas family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes...  more

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  • 5


    Sharon Stone, Robert De Niro
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  • 6

    Raging Bull

    Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci
    Raging Bull is a 1980 American biographical black-and-white sports drama film directed by...  more

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  • 7

    Easy Money

    Joe Pesci, Jennifer Jason Leigh
    Easy Money is a 1983 comedy film starring Rodney Dangerfield, Joe Pesci, Geraldine Fitzgerald,...  more
  • 8

    Man on Fire

    Joe Pesci, Danny Aiello
    Man on Fire is a 1987 French-Italian action thriller film directed by Élie Chouraqui and...  more

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  • 9

    The Good Shepherd

    Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro
    The Good Shepherd is a 2006 spy film produced and directed by Robert De Niro and starring Matt...  more

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  • 10

    Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

    Donald Trump, Macaulay Culkin
    Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is a 1992 American Christmas family comedy film written and...  more

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  • 11

    A Bronx Tale

    Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci
    A Bronx Tale is a 1993 American drama film set in the Bronx during the turbulent era of the...  more

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  • 12

    Once Upon a Time in America

    Jennifer Connelly, Robert De Niro
    Once Upon a Time in America is a 1984 Italian epic drama film co-written and directed by...  more

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  • 13


    Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman
    JFK is a 1991 American historical legal-conspiracy thriller film directed by Oliver Stone. It...  more

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  • 14

    The Irishman

    Robert De Niro, Al Pacino
    The Irishman is a 2019 American epic biographical crime film directed by Martin Scorsese and...  more

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  • 15

    With Honors

    Brendan Fraser, Joe Pesci
    With Honors is a 1994 comedy-drama film starring Joe Pesci and Brendan Fraser. The film was...  more
  • 16

    The Super

    Joe Pesci, Madolyn Smith
    The Super is a 1991 American comedy film starring Joe Pesci as a New York slum landlord...  more
  • 17

    Lethal Weapon 2

    Mel Gibson, Joe Pesci
    Lethal Weapon 2 is a 1989 American buddy cop action film directed by Richard Donner, and...  more

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  • 18

    The Public Eye

    Joe Pesci, Stanley Tucci
    The Public Eye is a 1992 neo-noir film written and directed by Howard Franklin, produced by...  more
  • 19

    The Death Collector

    Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent
    The Death Collector is a 1976 low-budget crime film directed by Ralph De Vito and starring...  more
  • 20

    Gone Fishin'

    Willie Nelson, Joe Pesci
    Gone Fishin '​ is a 1997 American comedy film starring Joe Pesci and Danny Glover as two...  more
  • 21

    Love Ranch

    Helen Mirren, Bryan Cranston
    Love Ranch is a 2010 American drama film directed by Taylor Hackford and starring Helen...  more
  • 22

    Lethal Weapon 3

    Mel Gibson, Joe Pesci
    Lethal Weapon 3 is a 1992 American buddy cop action comedy film directed and produced by...  more
  • 23

    8 Heads in a Duffel Bag

    Joe Pesci, David Spade
    8 Heads in a Duffel Bag is a 1997 black comedy film starring Joe Pesci, Kristy Swanson and...  more
  • 24

    Jimmy Hollywood

    Joe Pesci, Christian Slater
    Jimmy Hollywood is a 1994 American comedy film written and directed by Barry Levinson and...  more
  • 25


    Mickey Rourke, Gene Hackman
    Eureka is a 1983 film, directed by Nicolas Roeg. It is the story of a Klondike prospector,...  more