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The Best John Turturro Movies

Updated March 2, 2020 1.8k votes 197 voters 14.3k views

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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.

List features films like Anger Management, Cradle Will Rock and more!

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    Quiz Show is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    Quiz Show

    Ralph Fiennes, Martin Scorsese

    Released1994

    Directed byRobert Redford

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    Raging Bull is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    Raging Bull

    Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci

    Released1980

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

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    The Big Lebowski is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    The Big Lebowski

    Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges

    Released1998

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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    Cradle Will Rock is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    Cradle Will Rock

    Bill Murray, Susan Sarandon

    Released1999

    Directed byTim Robbins

    Cradle Will Rock is a 1999 drama film written, directed, and produced by Tim Robbins. The film... more on Wikipedia
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    Barton Fink is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    Barton Fink

    John Goodman, Steve Buscemi

    Released1991

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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    O Brother, Where Art Thou? is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    O Brother, Where Art Thou?

    George Clooney, John Goodman

    Released2000

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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    To Live and Die in L.A. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    To Live and Die in L.A.

    Willem Dafoe, John Turturro

    Released1985

    Directed byWilliam Friedkin

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    Fearless is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    Fearless

    Jeff Bridges, Isabella Rossellini

    Released1993

    Directed byPeter Weir

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    You Don't Mess with the Zohan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    You Don't Mess with the Zohan

    Mariah Carey, Adam Sandler

    Released2008

    Directed byDennis Dugan

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    Summer of Sam is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    Summer of Sam

    Mira Sorvino, Jennifer Esposito

    Released1999

    Directed bySpike Lee

    Summer of Sam is a 1999 American thriller film that recounts the Son of Sam. It was directed... more on Wikipedia
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    Miracle at St. Anna is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    Miracle at St. Anna

    Kerry Washington, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    Released2008

    Directed bySpike Lee

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    The Luzhin Defence is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    The Luzhin Defence

    John Turturro, Emily Watson

    Released2000

    Directed byMarleen Gorris

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  • 13
    The Good Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    The Good Shepherd

    Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro

    Released2006

    Directed byRobert De Niro

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    Miller's Crossing is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    Miller's Crossing

    Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand

    Released1990

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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    Gung Ho is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    Gung Ho

    Michael Keaton, John Turturro

    Released1986

    Directed byRon Howard

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    Margot at the Wedding is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    Margot at the Wedding

    Nicole Kidman, Jack Black

    Released2007

    Directed byNoah Baumbach

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    Transformers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    Transformers

    Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf

    Released2007

    Directed byMichael Bay

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    Five Corners is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    Five Corners

    Jodie Foster, Tim Robbins

    Released1987

    Directed byTony Bill

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    Romance & Cigarettes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    Romance & Cigarettes

    Kate Winslet, Mandy Moore

    Released2005

    Directed byJohn Turturro

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    Desperately Seeking Susan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    Desperately Seeking Susan

    Madonna, Rosanna Arquette

    Released1985

    Directed bySusan Seidelman

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    Grace of My Heart is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    Grace of My Heart

    Matt Dillon, Bridget Fonda

    Released1996

    Directed byAllison Anders

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    What Just Happened is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    What Just Happened

    Kristen Stewart, Bruce Willis

    Released2008

    Directed byBarry Levinson

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    Thirteen Conversations About O is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    Thirteen Conversations About One Thing

    Matthew McConaughey, Alan Arkin

    Released2001

    Directed byJill Sprecher

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    Transformers: Revenge of the F is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    Released2009

    Directed byMichael Bay

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    The Flamingo Kid is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best John Turturro Movies
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    The Flamingo Kid

    Marisa Tomei, John Turturro

    Released1984

    Directed byGarry Marshall

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