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?"
Directed by: Francis Ford CoppolaRumble Fish is an American 1983 drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola. It is based on... more
Directed by: Alan ParkerRobert De Niro, Mickey Rourke, Lisa BonetAngel Heart is a 1987 American horror mystery film written and directed by Alan Parker, and... more
Directed by: Darren AronofskyThe Wrestler is a 2008 American sports drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky, written by... more
Directed by: Lawrence KasdanBody Heat is a 1981 American neo-noir thriller film written and directed by Lawrence Kasdan.... more
Directed by: Tony ScottDomino is a 2005 American action film directed by Tony Scott and written by Richard Kelly.... more
Directed by: Adrian LyneWow 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
Directed by: Barry LevinsonDiner is a 1982 American comedy-drama written and directed by Barry Levinson. The film is... more
Directed by: Stuart RosenbergThe Pope of Greenwich Village is a 1984 American black comedy film directed by Stuart... more
Directed by: Barbet SchroederBarfly is a 1987 American film which is a semi-autobiography of poet/author Charles Bukowski... more
Directed by: John MaddenKillshot is a 2008 American thriller film directed by John Madden and starring Diane Lane,... more
Directed by: Michael SeresinHomeboy is a 1988 drama film, directed by Michael Seresin. It was written by and stars Mickey... more
Directed by: Jon FavreauIron Man 2 is a 2010 American superhero film directed by Jon Favreau, based on the Marvel... more
Directed by: Sean PennThe Pledge is a 2001 American mystery film directed by Sean Penn. The film features an... more
Directed by: Robert RodriguezOnce Upon a Time in Mexico is a 2003 American action film written, produced, edited,... more
Directed by: Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez, Frank MillerSin City is a 2005 American neo-noir thriller anthology film written, produced, and directed... more
Directed by: Simon WincerHarley Davidson and the Marlboro Man is a 1991 action biker film starring Mickey Rourke and... more
Directed by: Roger DonaldsonWhite Sands is a 1992 crime film directed by Roger Donaldson and written by Daniel Pyne for... more
Directed by: Mike HodgesA Prayer for the Dying is a 1987 thriller film about a former IRA member trying to escape his... more
Act of LoveMickey Rourke, Ron Howard
Directed by: Jud TaylorAct of Love is a 1980 made-for-TV film adaptation of the book Act of Love: The Killing of... more
Directed by: Michael CiminoYear of the Dragon is a 1985 neo-noiraction film directed by Michael Cimino, starring Mickey... more
Directed by: Jonas ÅkerlundSpun is a 2002 American dark comedy-drama directed by Jonas Åkerlund from an original... more
Directed by: Steven Spielberg1941 is a 1979 period comedy film directed by Steven Spielberg, written by Robert Zemeckis and... more
BulletMickey Rourke, Tupac Shakur
Directed by: Julien TempleBullet is a 1996 American crime drama film directed by Julien Temple and starring Mickey... more
Directed by: Michael CiminoHeaven's Gate is a 1980 American epic Western film written and directed by Michael Cimino. It... more
Directed by: Walter HillJohnny Handsome is an 1989 American crime-drama film directed by Walter Hill and starring... more