Thought he may not look it anymore, Mickey Rourke was once a heartthrob that every studio wanted to star in their pictures. This is a list of the best Mickey Rourke movies, ranked from best to worst. In the 1980s, he put his name on the map as the star of Diner, Rumble Fish, and the erotic drama 9½ Weeks. After a career as a boxer, he returned to Hollywood with roles in Sin City and Iron Man 2 and as the The Wrestler, for which he was nominated for an Oscar and won a Golden Globe. Mickey Rourke'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 Mickey Rourke movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Mickey Rourke movies will be at the top of the list. Mickey Rourke has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Mickey Rourke movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Mickey Rourke films to end the squabble once and for all.
If you think the best Mickey Rourke role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Mickey Rourke performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.
These films, like Buffalo '66 and Barfly include images when available."This list answers the questions, "What are the best Mickey Rourke movies?" and "What are the greatest Mickey Rourke roles of all time?"
- 20515Rumble Fish is an American 1983 drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola. It is based on... more
- 13830The Wrestler is a 2008 American sports drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky, written by... more
- 20853Diner is a 1982 American comedy-drama written and directed by Barry Levinson. The film is... more
- 12012Body Heat is a 1981 American neo-noir thriller film written and directed by Lawrence Kasdan.... more
- 19439Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man is a 1991 action biker film starring Mickey Rourke and... more
- 10620Domino is a 2005 American action film directed by Tony Scott and written by Richard Kelly.... more
- 13028Wow just thinking about this will turn you on . He is so good looking in this movie , you got to see it.
9½ Weeks is an 1986 romantic drama film directed by Adrian Lyne and starring Kim Basinger... more
- 12752Robert De Niro, Mickey Rourke, Lisa BonetAngel Heart is a 1987 American horror mystery film written and directed by Alan Parker, and... more
BulletMickey Rourke, Tupac ShakurBullet is a 1996 American crime drama film directed by Julien Temple and starring Mickey... more
- 13551The Pope of Greenwich Village is a 1984 American black comedy film directed by Stuart... more
- 6916Killshot is a 2008 American thriller film directed by John Madden and starring Diane Lane,... more
- 9143Barfly is a 1987 American film which is a semi-autobiography of poet/author Charles Bukowski... more
- 758Homeboy is a 1988 drama film, directed by Michael Seresin. It was written by and stars Mickey... more
- 798The Last Outlaw was a western released in 1994 starring Mickey Rourke, Dermot Mulroney, Ted... more
- 10076Sin City is a 2005 American neo-noir thriller anthology film written, produced, and directed... more
- 5514Johnny Handsome is an 1989 American crime-drama film directed by Walter Hill and starring... more
- 5926The Pledge is a 2001 American mystery film directed by Sean Penn. The film features an... more
- 5914Buffalo '66 is a 1998 comedy-drama film that is writer-director Vincent Gallo's full-length... more
- 6724White Sands is a 1992 crime film directed by Roger Donaldson and written by Daniel Pyne for... more
Act of LoveMickey Rourke, Ron HowardAct of Love is a 1980 made-for-TV film adaptation of the book Act of Love: The Killing of... more
- 6948Year of the Dragon is a 1985 neo-noiraction film directed by Michael Cimino, starring Mickey... more
- 7440A Prayer for the Dying is a 1987 thriller film about a former IRA member trying to escape his... more
- 7838Spun is a 2002 American dark comedy-drama directed by Jonas Åkerlund from an original... more
- 58371941 is a 1979 period comedy film directed by Steven Spielberg, written by Robert Zemeckis and... more
- 5733Heaven's Gate is a 1980 American epic Western film written and directed by Michael Cimino. It... more