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?"
Fall TimeMickey Rourke, David Arquette
Directed by: Paul WarnerFall Time is a 1995 film directed by Paul Warner and co-written by Paul Skemp and Steve Alden. It premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 1995.... more
Directed by: Erik Van LooyShades is a 1999 Belgian film directed by Erik Van Looy and written by Looy, Paul Breuls and Guy Lee Thys. The story is loosely inspired on the Belgian murderer Freddy Horion and his escape from... more
Directed by: Yurek BogayeviczExit in Red is a 1996 American thriller drama film directed by Yurek Bogayevicz and starring Mickey Rourke, Annabel Schofield, Carré Otis and Anthony Michael Hall.... more
Mentoring Mickey RourkeMickey Rourke, Robert Postrozny
Directed by: Robert PostroznyMentoring Mickey Rourke is a 2009 short drama film written by Jessica Simons and directed by Robert Postrozny....
Directed by: Bruce McDonaldPicture Claire is a 2001 thriller film directed by Bruce McDonald of a screenplay by Semi Chellas. The film stars Juliette Lewis, Gina Gershon, Callum Keith Rennie, Kelly Harms, Camilla Rutherford,... more
City in FearMickey Rourke, Robert Vaughn
Directed by: Jud TaylorCity in Fear is a 1980 Edgar Allan Poe Awarded television drama film. It was directed by Jud Taylor and written by Peter Masterson and Albert Ruben. The film stars David Janssen, Robert Vaughn,... more
Directed by: Bojesse Christopher, Scott Anthony LeetOut in Fifty is a 1999 independent film directed and written by Bojesse Christopher and Scott Leet, which also stars in this film together with actor Mickey Rourke. Film also stars Peter Greene, Ed... more
Double TeamDennis Rodman, Mickey Rourke
Directed by: Tsui HarkDouble Team is a 1997 American action comedy film directed by Tsui Hark in his American directorial debut and starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dennis Rodman and Mickey Rourke. Van Damme plays... more
Directed by: Vernon ZimmermanFade to Black is a 1980 American horror film written and directed by Vernon Zimmerman, and starring Dennis Christopher, Eve Brent Ashe, and Linda Kerridge. It also features Mickey Rourke and Peter... more
The Hire: The FollowAdriana Lima, Mickey Rourke
Directed by: Wong Kar-waiThe Hire: The Follow is the fourth installment in The Hire series by BMW films, written by Andrew Kevin Walker and directed by Wong Kar-wai. It stars Clive Owen, Forest Whitaker, Adriana Lima and... more
Love in the HamptonsMickey Rourke, Ray Wise
Directed by: Tom FolinoLove in the Hamptons is a 2009 short drama film directed by Tom Folino and written by Elaine Mueller, Tom Folino, Paula Del Nunzio and Elaine Mueller....