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

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Opening Night Peter Falk, Joan Blondell, John Cassavetes Opening Night is a 1977 American drama film written and directed by John Cassavetes, and starring Gena Rowlands, Ben Gazzara, Joan Blondell, Paul Stewart, Zohra Lampert, and Cassavetes.

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Love Streams John Cassavetes, Gena Rowlands, Seymour Cassel Love Streams is a 1984 American film directed by John Cassavetes that tells the story of a middle-aged brother and sister who find themselves caring for one another after the other loves in ...more

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Husbands Peter Falk, John Cassavetes, Ben Gazzara Husbands is a 1970 film written and directed by John Cassavetes. This ensemble film, which describes three middle class men in the throes of a midlife crisis, stars Ben Gazzara, Peter Falk and ...more

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The Dirty Dozen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best John Cassavetes Movies
The Dirty Dozen Jim Brown, Donald Sutherland, Charles Bronson The Dirty Dozen is a 1967 war film directed by Robert Aldrich, released by MGM, and starring Lee Marvin. The picture was filmed in England and features an ensemble supporting cast including ...more

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Rosemary's Baby is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best John Cassavetes Movies
Rosemary's Baby Mia Farrow, Tony Curtis, John Cassavetes Rosemary's Baby is a 1968 American psychological horror film written and directed by Roman Polanski, based on the bestselling 1967 novel of the same name by Ira Levin. The cast includes Mia ...more

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Minnie and Moskowitz John Cassavetes, Gena Rowlands, Seymour Cassel Minnie and Moskowitz is a film by John Cassavetes, starring his wife, Gena Rowlands, and actor Seymour Cassel in the title roles of Minnie and Moskowitz, respectively.

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Tempest Susan Sarandon, Molly Ringwald, John Cassavetes Tempest is a 1982 American comedy-drama film directed by Paul Mazursky. It is a loosely based, modern-day adaptation of the William Shakespeare play, The Tempest. The picture features John ...more

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Mikey and Nicky Peter Falk, John Cassavetes, Ned Beatty Mikey and Nicky is a 1976 film written and directed by Elaine May. Originally intended as a summer 1976 release, then moved to Christmas 1976 due to editing problems, Mikey and Nicky was ...more

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The Killers Ronald Reagan, Angie Dickinson, Lee Marvin The Killers, released in the UK as Ernest Hemingway's "The Killers", is a 1964 crime film directed by Don Siegel, starring Lee Marvin, John Cassavetes, Angie Dickinson and Ronald ...more

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The Fury Kirk Douglas, Daryl Hannah, Jim Belushi The Fury is a 1978 supernatural thriller film directed by Brian De Palma. The film was written by John Farris, based on his novel of the same name. It starred Kirk Douglas, John Cassavetes, ...more

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Two-Minute Warning Charlton Heston, John Cassavetes, Gena Rowlands Two-Minute Warning is a 1976 disaster film directed by Larry Peerce and starring Charlton Heston, John Cassavetes, Martin Balsam, Beau Bridges, Jack Klugman, Gena Rowlands, and David Janssen. It ...more

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A Child Is Waiting Judy Garland, Burt Lancaster, John Cassavetes A Child Is Waiting is a 1963 American drama film written by Abby Mann and directed by John Cassavetes. Burt Lancaster portrays the director of a state institution for mentally handicapped and ...more

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Brass Target Sophia Loren, Max von Sydow, George Kennedy Brass Target is a 1978 American post war suspense film, based on the novel The Algonquin Project by Frederick Nolan and directed by John Hough. It stars John Cassavetes, Robert Vaughn, George ...more

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Whose Life Is It Anyway? Richard Dreyfuss, John Cassavetes, Bob Balaban Whose Life Is It Anyway? is a 1981 film adapted by Brian Clark and Reginald Rose from a 1972 television movie and Clark's play of the same title. The film is directed by John Badham and stars ...more

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If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium Joan Collins, Ian McShane, Suzanne Pleshette If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium is a 1969 romantic comedy film made by Wolper Pictures and released by United Artists. It was directed by Mel Stuart, filmed on location throughout Europe, ...more

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Fourteen Hours Grace Kelly, John Cassavetes, Agnes Moorehead Fourteen Hours is a 1951 drama film directed by Henry Hathaway, which tells the story of a New York police officer trying to stop a despondent man from jumping to his death from the fifteenth ...more

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Shadows John Cassavetes, Gena Rowlands, Rupert Crosse Shadows is an improvised film about interracial relations during the Beat Generation years in New York City, and was written and directed by John Cassavetes. The film stars Ben Carruthers, Lelia ...more

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Devil's Angels John Cassavetes, Leo Gordon, Buck Taylor Devil's Angels is a 1967 American biker movie written by Charles B. Griffith and directed by Daniel Haller. It stars John Cassavetes.

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Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Sharon Tate, John Cassavetes Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired is a 2008 documentary film directed by Marina Zenovich. It concerns film director Roman Polanski and his sexual abuse case. It examines the events that led to ...more

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The Incubus John Cassavetes, John Ireland, Matt Birman The Incubus is a 1982 horror film directed by John Hough. Screenplay by George Franklin, based on the novel by Ray Russell. Starring John Cassavetes, Kerrie Keane, John Ireland, Helen Hughes, ...more

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Too Late Blues Stella Stevens, Bobby Darin, John Cassavetes Too Late Blues is a black-and-white American film directed in 1961 by John Cassavetes, with stars Bobby Darin, Stella Stevens and Everett Chambers. It is the story of jazz musician ...more

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The Fist of King Kong John Cassavetes The Fist of King Kong is a 1984 fantasy film written by Rolf Giesen, Heiner Stadler, Ulrich Enzensberger and Liliane Targownik and directed by Heiner Stadler.

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The Night Holds Terror John Cassavetes, Vince Edwards, Jack Kelly The Night Holds Terror is a 1955 American crime film written and directed by Andrew L. Stone that stars Vince Edwards, John Cassavetes and Jack Kelly. It was originally shown on Z Channel, uncut ...more

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Saddle the Wind John Cassavetes, Robert Taylor, Julie London Saddle the Wind is a 1958 film directed by Robert Parrish.

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Machine Gun McCain Britt Ekland, Peter Falk, John Cassavetes Machine Gun McCain is a 1969 Italian crime film directed by Giuliano Montaldo based on the 1961 novel Candyleg by Ovid Demaris.

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Virgin Island Sidney Poitier, John Cassavetes, Virginia Maskell Virgin Island is a 1958 drama film directed by Pat Jackson.

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Affair in Havana John Cassavetes, Raymond Burr Affair in Havana is a crime film noir directed by Laszlo Benedek and written by Maurice Zimm. It stars Raymond Burr and John Cassavetes. The film is about a piano player who falls in love with a ...more

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Flesh and Blood Denzel Washington, John Cassavetes Adapted from the novel by Pete Hamill, Flesh and Blood stars Tom Berenger as Bobby Fallon, a street punk who develops into a topnotch boxer while in prison. Upon his release, Bobby is taken ...more

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Crime in the Streets John Cassavetes, Sal Mineo, James Whitmore Crime in the Streets is a 1956 film about juvenile delinquency, directed by Don Siegel and based on a television play written by Reginald Rose. The play first appeared on the Elgin Hour and was ...more

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Heroes Harrison Ford, Sally Field, Henry Winkler Heroes is a 1977 film drama directed by Jeremy Kagan and starring Henry Winkler, Sally Field and Harrison Ford. Winkler plays a Vietnam War veteran with PTSD who sets about finding the men from ...more

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The Webster Boy John Cassavetes The Webster Boy is an Irish film directed by Don Chaffey and written by Ted Allan and Leo Marks.

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Capone Sylvester Stallone, John Cassavetes, Ben Gazzara Capone is an American crime film directed by Steve Carver and stars Ben Gazzara, Harry Guardino, Susan Blakely and Sylvester Stallone in an early film appearance. The movie is a biography of the ...more

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Bandits in Rome John Cassavetes, Gabriele Ferzetti, Luigi Pistilli Roma come Chicago is a 1968 Italian crime film. It stars actor Gabriele Ferzetti.

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The Haircut Susanna Hoffs, John Cassavetes, Meshach Taylor The Haircut is a 1982 American short drama film directed by Tamar Simon Hoffs. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1983 Cannes Film Festival.

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Edge of the City Sidney Poitier, John Cassavetes, Ruby Dee Edge of the City is a 1957 American drama film directed by Martin Ritt, starring John Cassavetes and Sidney Poitier. It was Ritt's debut film as a director. Robert Alan Aurthur's screenplay was ...more

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Taxi is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best John Cassavetes Movies
Taxi John Cassavetes, Dan Dailey, Constance Smith Taxi is a 1954 romantic drama film directed by Gregory Ratoff.

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Fräulein Berlin John Cassavetes Fräulein Berlin is a 1983 film written and directed by Lothar Lambert.