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: Darren AronofskyThe Wrestler is a 2008 American sports drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky, written by... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Alan ParkerRobert De Niro, Mickey Rourke, Lisa Bonet
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Directed by: Barry LevinsonDiner is a 1982 American comedy-drama written and directed by Barry Levinson. The film is... more on Wikipedia
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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.
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BulletMickey Rourke, Tupac Shakur
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Act of LoveMickey Rourke, Ron Howard
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