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The Best John Turturro Movies 

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

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

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

Ron Howard and Michael Bay are among those who have directed John Turturro at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. Movie fans who love John Turturro have also been known to enjoy films starring Michael Rapaport and Martin Landau.

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Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid
The Big Lebowski is a 1998 stoner comedy film written, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It stars Jeff Bridges as Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, an unemployed Los Angeles ...more

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George Clooney, John Goodman, Holly Hunter
O Brother, Where Art Thou? is a 2000 adventure comedy film written, produced, edited, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, and starring George Clooney, John Turturro, and Tim Blake Nelson, with ...more

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John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand
Barton Fink is a 1991 American period film written, produced, directed and edited by the Coen brothers. Set in 1941, it stars John Turturro in the title role as a young New York City playwright ...more

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Ralph Fiennes, Martin Scorsese, Ethan Hawke
Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film produced and directed by Robert Redford, and written by Paul Attanasio, based on Richard N. Goodwin's memoir Remembering America: A Voice From ...more

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Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand, Marcia Gay Harden
Miller's Crossing is a 1990 American film by the Coen brothers and starring Gabriel Byrne, Marcia Gay Harden, John Turturro, Jon Polito, J. E. Freeman, and Albert Finney. The plot concerns a ...more

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Matt Damon, Edward Norton, Famke Janssen
Rounders is a 1998 American drama film about the underground world of high-stakes poker, directed by John Dahl, and starring Matt Damon and Edward Norton. The film follows two friends who need ...more
Raging Bull is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Martin Scorsese
Raging Bull is a 1980 American biographical black-and-white sports drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, produced by Robert Chartoff and Irwin Winkler and adapted by Paul Schrader and Mardik ...more

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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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Gloria Bell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
Julianne Moore, John Turturro, Michael Cera
Gloria Bell is a 2019 Chilean-American film directed by Sebastián Lelio, and a reimagining of the 2013 film Gloria. A free-spirited woman in her 50s (Julianne Moore) seeks out love at ...more
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Sharon Stone, Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken
Gods Behaving Badly is a 2012 drama comedy film directed by Marc Turtletaub.
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Willem Dafoe, John Turturro, Jane Leeves
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The Color of Money is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
Tom Cruise, Paul Newman, Martin Scorsese
The Color of Money is a 1986 drama film directed by Martin Scorsese from a screenplay by Richard Price, based on the 1984 novel of the same name by Walter Tevis. The film stars Paul Newman and ...more

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Cradle Will Rock
Bill Murray, Susan Sarandon, Jack Black
Cradle Will Rock is a 1999 drama film written, directed, and produced by Tim Robbins. The film fictionalizes the true events that surrounded the production of the 1937 musical The Cradle Will ...more
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John Travolta, Denzel Washington, James Gandolfini
The Taking of Pelham 123 is a 2009 American thriller film directed by Tony Scott, and starring Denzel Washington and John Travolta. It is a film adaptation of the novel by Morton Freedgood, and ...more

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Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro
Secret Window is a 2004 American psychological thriller film starring Johnny Depp and John Turturro. It was written and directed by David Koepp, based on the novella Secret Window, Secret Garden ...more

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Spike Lee, Harvey Keitel, John Turturro
Clockers is a 1995 American drama film directed by Spike Lee. It is an adaptation of the eponymous 1992 novel by Richard Price, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Lee. The film stars Harvey ...more

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Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito, Adrien Brody
Summer of Sam is a 1999 American thriller film that recounts the Son of Sam. It was directed and produced by Spike Lee and stars John Leguizamo, Adrien Brody, Mira Sorvino, and Jennifer
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The Luzhin Defence
John Turturro, Emily Watson, Orla Brady
The Luzhin Defence is a 2000 film directed by Marleen Gorris, starring John Turturro and Emily Watson. The film centres on a mentally tormented chess grandmaster and the young woman he meets ...more
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Sam Rockwell, John Turturro, Catherine Keener
Box of Moonlight is a 1996 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Tom DiCillo and starring John Turturro, Sam Rockwell, Lisa Blount and Catherine Keener.
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Kerry Washington, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Turturro
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Woody Allen, Carrie Fisher
Hannah and Her Sisters is a 1986 American comedy-drama film which tells the intertwined stories of an extended family over two years that begins and ends with a family Thanksgiving dinner. The ...more

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Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin
The Good Shepherd is a 2006 spy film produced and directed by Robert De Niro and starring Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie and De Niro, with an extensive supporting cast. De Niro also produced it with ...more

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John Turturro, Noah Emmerich, Kari Väänänen
Joulutarina is a 2007 Finnish film directed by Juha Wuolijoki. It is the story of how an orphan called Nikolas became Santa Claus. The Finnish premiere was on 16 November 2007. It was largely ...more
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Susan Sarandon, Christopher Walken, John Turturro
Illuminata is a 1998 romantic comedy film directed by John Turturro and written by Brandon Cole and John Turturro, based on Cole's play. The cinematographer was Harris Savides. The puppet ...more

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Michael Keaton, John Turturro, Clint Howard
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