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Kevin Spacey is one of America's favorite actors, both on the big screen and on the Netflix political drama House of Cards, on which he stars as Frank Underwood. This is a list of the best Kevin Spacey movies, ranked best to worst. Kevin Spacey actually started his career with a small role in the 1986 film Heartburn, which starred Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep. He won his first Oscar for the 1995 neo-noir crime thriller The Usual Suspects. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 1999 film American Beauty.

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

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

Items include everything from The Usual Suspects to American Beauty.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Kevin Spacey movies?" and "What are the greatest Kevin Spacey roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Spacey's serious roles, you might also enjoy our list of best Benicio del Toro movies and best Brad Pitt movies.

Joel Schumacher and Clint Eastwood have both worked with Kevin Spacey over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. If you're a fan of Kevin Spacey, then check out our lists of the best Jon Voight and Craig T. Nelson movies as well.

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The Usual Suspects is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies
The Usual Suspects Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Gabriel Byrne

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American Beauty is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies
American Beauty Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Mena Suvari

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Seven is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies
Seven Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman

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L.A. Confidential is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies
L.A. Confidential Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Kim Basinger

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A Time to Kill is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies
A Time to Kill Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey, Kevin Spacey

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Glengarry Glen Ross is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies
Glengarry Glen Ross Al Pacino, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey

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Pay It Forward is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies
Pay It Forward Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt, Haley Joel Osment

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K-PAX is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies
K-PAX Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges, Aaron Paul

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Midnight in the Garden of Good... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Kevin Spacey, Jude Law, John Cusack

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The Negotiator is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies
The Negotiator Kevin Spacey, Samuel L. Jackson, Paul Giamatti

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The Ref is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies
The Ref Kevin Spacey, J.K. Simmons, Denis Leary

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Beyond the Sea is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies
Beyond the Sea Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, John Goodman

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The Life of David Gale is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies
The Life of David Gale Kate Winslet, Kevin Spacey, Melissa McCarthy

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Horrible Bosses is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies
Horrible Bosses Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell

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A Bug's Life is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies
A Bug's Life Hayden Panettiere, Ashley Tisdale, Kevin Spacey

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Swimming with Sharks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies
Swimming with Sharks Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Michelle Forbes

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The Shipping News is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies
The Shipping News Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore, Kevin Spacey

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21 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies
21 Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, Laurence Fishburne

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Outbreak Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman

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Moon Kevin Spacey, Mary Tyler Moore, Kaya Scodelario

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Margin Call Demi Moore, Kevin Spacey, Jeremy Irons

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Superman Returns Marlon Brando, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth

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See No Evil, Hear No Evil Kevin Spacey, Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder

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Hurlyburly Meg Ryan, Anna Paquin, Sean Penn

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Working Girl Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey

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Shrink Ashley Greene, Robin Williams, Kevin Spacey

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Austin Powers: Goldmember Britney Spears, Beyoncé Knowles, Tom Cruise

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Casino Jack Kevin Spacey, Kelly Preston, Rachelle Lefevre

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The Men Who Stare at Goats George Clooney, Kevin Spacey, Ewan McGregor

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The Big Kahuna Kevin Spacey, Danny DeVito, Peter Facinelli

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Iron Will Kevin Spacey, Brian Cox, David Ogden Stiers

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Horrible Bosses 2 Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey, Chris Pine

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Dad Kevin Spacey, Ethan Hawke, Jack Lemmon

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Heartburn Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Kevin Spacey

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The United States of Leland Kerry Washington, Ryan Gosling, Kevin Spacey

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Albino Alligator Viggo Mortensen, Faye Dunaway, Matt Dillon

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Elvis & Nixon is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies
Elvis & Nixon Kevin Spacey, Michael Shannon, Alex Pettyfer

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Fred Claus Elizabeth Banks, Rachel Weisz, Kevin Spacey

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Recount Kevin Spacey, Al Gore, John Hurt

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Long Day's Journey Into Night is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies

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Rocket Gibraltar Kevin Spacey, Macaulay Culkin, Burt Lancaster

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Edison Justin Timberlake, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey

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Ordinary Decent Criminal Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell, Christoph Waltz

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Looking for Richard Al Pacino, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey

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Baby Driver is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies
Baby Driver Ansel Elgort

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Rebel in the Rye is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies
Rebel in the Rye Nicholas Hoult, Zoey Deutch, Kevin Spacey

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Nine Lives is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Kevin Spacey Movies
Nine Lives Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Garner, Robbie Amell

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A Show of Force Kevin Spacey, Robert Duvall, Andy Garcia

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Fall from Grace Kevin Spacey, Bernadette Peters, Richard Paul

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The Murder of Mary Phagan Kevin Spacey, William H. Macy, Jack Lemmon