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

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

Items on this list include The Hooping Life and The Violent Kind.

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The Deer Hunter Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken The Deer Hunter is a 1978 American epic war drama film co-written and directed by Michael Cimino about a trio of Russian American steelworkers and their service in the Vietnam War. The film ...more

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The Onion Field James Woods, Christopher Lloyd, Ted Danson The Onion Field is a 1979 American crime drama film directed by Harold Becker, written by Joseph Wambaugh that is based on his 1973 true crime novel of the same title. The film stars John ...more

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Inside Moves David Morse, Diana Scarwid, John Savage Inside Moves is a 1980 American drama film directed by Richard Donner. The film is based on the book of the same name by Todd Walton, with a script by then writing duo Valerie Curtin and Barry ...more

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Hair Beverly DAngelo, Nell Carter, Charlotte Rae Hair is a 1979 musical war comedy-drama and film adaptation of the 1968 Broadway musical of the same name about a Vietnam war draftee who meets and befriends a tribe of long-haired hippies on ...more

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The Thin Red Line George Clooney, John Travolta, Sean Penn The Thin Red Line is a 1998 American ensemble epic war film written and directed by Terrence Malick. Based on the novel by James Jones, it tells a fictionalized version of the Battle of Mount ...more

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Do the Right Thing Samuel L. Jackson, Martin Lawrence, Spike Lee Do the Right Thing is a 1989 American comedy-drama hood film produced, written, and directed by Spike Lee, who also played the part of Mookie in the film. Other members of the cast include Danny ...more

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Salvador James Woods, Jim Belushi, Cynthia Gibb Salvador is a 1986 war drama film written by Oliver Stone and Richard Boyle, and directed by Stone. It stars James Woods, James Belushi, Michael Murphy, and Elpidia Carrillo, with John Savage, ...more

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Maria's Lovers John Goodman, Robert Mitchum, Nastassja Kinski Maria's Lovers is a 1984 drama film directed by Andrei Konchalovsky and starring Nastassja Kinski, John Savage, and Robert Mitchum. The plot follows a soldier returning from World War II who ...more

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Door to Silence John Savage, Sandi Schultz, Mary Coulson Door to Silence, also known as Door Into Silence, is a 1991 Italian horror film written and directed by Lucio Fulci and produced by Joe D'Amato. It starrs John Savage.

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The Godfather Part III Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Bridget Fonda The Godfather Part III is a 1990 American crime film written by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, and directed by Coppola. It completes the story of Michael Corleone, a Mafia kingpin who ...more

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The Anarchist Cookbook John Savage, Gina Philips, Johnny Whitworth The Anarchist Cookbook is a 2002 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Jordan Susman. The film follows a young honors student-turned-anarchist, Puck, and his group of ...more

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Bad Company Jeff Bridges, Geoffrey Lewis, Ed Lauter Bad Company is a 1972 American Western film directed by Robert Benton, who also co-wrote the film with David Newman. It stars Barry Brown and Jeff Bridges as two of a group of young men who flee ...more

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White Squall Jeff Bridges, Ryan Phillippe, Ċ½eljko Ivanek White Squall is a 1996 American drama feature film, directed by Ridley Scott.

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Confessions of a Pit Fighter Flavor Flav, Quinton Jackson, Robert Miano Confessions of a Pit Fighter is a 2005 American martial arts action film directed by Art Camacho and starring Hector Echavarria, Armand Assante, Flavor Flav, James Russo and John Savage. It was ...more

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Message in a Bottle Hayden Panettiere, Kevin Costner, Paul Newman Message in a Bottle is a 1999 American romantic drama film directed by Luis Mandoki. Based on a novel with the same name by Nicholas Sparks, the film stars Kevin Costner, Robin Wright, and Paul ...more

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The Killing Kind Cindy Williams, Ann Sothern, John Savage The Killing Kind is a 1973 American psychological horror directed by Curtis Harrington, and starring Ann Sothern and John Savage. The film is based on a screenplay by Tony Crechales, whose ...more

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The Amateur Christopher Plummer, George Coe, Ed Lauter The Amateur is a 1981 Canadian crime/thriller film directed by Charles Jarrott with a screenplay by Robert Littell, which he then adapted into a novel of the same name. It stars John Savage and ...more

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Flynn Guy Pearce, John Savage, Steven Berkoff Flynn is an Australian film about the early life of Errol Flynn, focusing on his time in New Guinea starring Guy Pearce in the title role.

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The Crossing Guard Jack Nicholson, Robin Wright, Anjelica Huston The Crossing Guard is a 1995 independent thriller directed and written by American actor Sean Penn. It stars Jack Nicholson, David Morse, Robin Wright, and Anjelica Huston.

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All the Kind Strangers Stacy Keach, Robby Benson, Samantha Eggar All the Kind Strangers is a 1974 American film directed by Burt Kennedy.

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Shortcut to Happiness Jennifer Love Hewitt, Alec Baldwin, Amy Poehler Shortcut to Happiness is a 2003 film adaptation of the Stephen Vincent Benet classic short story The Devil and Daniel Webster. It stars Anthony Hopkins as Daniel Webster, Alec Baldwin as Jabez ...more

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Bereavement Alexandra Daddario, Peyton List, Michael Biehn Bereavement is a 2011 drama film written by Evangelos Giovanis and directed by Evangelos Giovanis and George Giovanis.

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Shut Up and Shoot Gary Busey, Roddy Piper, Tom Sizemore

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They Nest Dean Stockwell, John Savage, Thomas Calabro They Nest is a 2000 thriller / horror film directed by Ellory Elkayem.

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The Jack Bull John Goodman, John Cusack, Drake Bell The Jack Bull is a television western movie, produced for HBO, and directed by John Badham. It is loosely based on Michael Kohlhaas, a novel by Heinrich von Kleist, with the script by Dick ...more

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The Takeover John Savage, Nick Mancuso, Anita Barone The Takeover is a 1995 action film starring Billy Drago and Nick Mancuso as rival drug lords. David Amos and Gene Mitchell play good-guys who try to intervene in the turf war.

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The Hooping Life is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best John Savage Movies
The Hooping Life The Hooping Life is a 2010 documentary film directed by Amy Goldstein. The film had its world premiere in April 2010 at the Sarasota Film Festival, and focuses on the history of hooping.

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Silent Witness Stone Cold Steve Austin, Valerie Bertinelli, Melissa Leo Silent Witness is a 1985 television film directed by Michael Miller. The film is based on a true rape case in Massachusetts.

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Summer of Sam Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito, Adrien Brody Summer of Sam is a 1999 American crime thriller film that recounts the Son of Sam serial murders. It was directed and produced by Spike Lee and stars John Leguizamo, Adrien Brody, Mira Sorvino, ...more

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American Strays is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best John Savage Movies
American Strays Jennifer Tilly, Eric Roberts, Luke Perry American Strays is a 1996 American Comedy-Drama film which follows three interwoven stories of desert travelers as they converge on a small diner.

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The Golden Boys Bruce Dern, David Carradine, Mariel Hemingway The Golden Boys is a romantic comedy, set on Cape Cod in 1905, about three 70-year-old retired sea captains who try to lure an attractive middle-aged woman into marriage. Developed under the ...more

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Before Women Had Wings Oprah Winfrey, Julia Stiles, Ellen Barkin Before Women Had Wings is a 1997 drama film written by Connie May Fowler and directed by Lloyd Kramer.

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Beauty and the Beast Rebecca De Mornay, John Savage Beauty and the Beast is a 1987 American/Israeli musical film, part of the 1980 film series Cannon Movie Tales. It is a contemporary version of the classic tale of Beauty and the Beast. The movie ...more

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Hollywood Safari John Savage, Don "The Dragon" Wilson, David Leisure Hollywood Safari is a 1997 film written by Robert Newcastle and directed by Henri Charr.

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Alien Lockdown John Savage, Martin Kove, James Marshall Alien Lockdown is a television film that premiered on the Sci-Fi Channel on February 7, 2004. It was directed by Tim Cox. On SciFi UK the film was shown under the title Creature.

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Burning Down the House C. Thomas Howell, Mick Fleetwood, Rene Auberjonois A clerk gets very little respect in the workplace and is always taken advantage of by his boss. He discovers his boss' corruption and illegal behavior, and plans to murder him and assume his ...more

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The Beat John Savage, William McNamara, Markus Flanagan The Beat is a film released in the U.S. in 1988.

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Steelyard Blues Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Peter Boyle Steelyard Blues is a 1973 comedy crime film starring Donald Sutherland, Jane Fonda and Peter Boyle. Tagline: If you can't beat 'em ... drive 'em crazy!

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Sucker Free City Anthony Mackie, Ken Leung, Marguerite Moreau Sucker Free City is a 2004 television film directed by Spike Lee. The film examines white, black, and Chinese characters in San Francisco and the conflicts they encounter with each other. The ...more

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The Drop Sean Young, John Savage, Marc Vann

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Carnosaur 2 John Savage, Cliff DeYoung Carnosaur 2 is a 1995 low budget sequel to Carnosaur, and the second of the Carnosaur franchise. It has a similar plot to Aliens, about a team of scientists who go to a nuclear mining facility ...more

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Redemption of the Ghost Rachel Hunter, Alexandra Paul, Diane Ladd

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The Big Valley Jessica Lange, Richard Dreyfuss, Sara Paxton The Big Valley is a 2011 Western film written by Daniel Adams, A.I. Bezzerides, and Louis F. Edelman and directed by Daniel Adams.

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The Sister-in-Law John Savage, Meridith Baer, Will MacMillan The Sister-in-Law is a 1974 film written and directed by Joseph Ruben. The film was his directorial debut and was shot in New York City. The film received an R rating from the MPAA.

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Dreamkiller John Savage, Penny Drake, John Colton Dreamkiller is a 2010 Psychological thriller directed by Catherine Pirotta and starring Dario Deak and John Colton, who portray a scientific team of two doctors who embark on a research project ...more

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Cattle Annie and Little Britch... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best John Savage Movies
Cattle Annie and Little Britches Diane Lane, Burt Lancaster, Rod Steiger Cattle Annie and Little Britches is a 1981 American film starring Burt Lancaster, Rod Steiger, Diane Lane, and Amanda Plummer, based on the lives of two adolescent girls in the late 19th century ...more

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The Attic Alexandra Daddario, Elisabeth Moss, Jason Lewis The Attic is a 2007 American horror film directed by Mary Lambert, starring Elisabeth Moss, Jason Lewis, Tom Malloy, and Catherine Mary Stewart.

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Christina's House John Savage, Brendan Fehr, Allison Lange

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The Coverup Eliza Dushku, Alison Brie, Mark Pellegrino The Coverup, previously known as The Thacker Case, is a crime-thriller film directed by Brian Jun and starring Gabriel Mann and Eliza Dushku.

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Anytown Natasha Henstridge, Marshall Allman, John Savage A middle-American teenage boy who is affected by 9/11, terrorism, and the war in Iraq becomes involved in an isolated high school altercation that escalates into a hate crime that shocks the ...more