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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?"

Mickey Rourke is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Steven Spielberg, Quentin Tarantino and Tony Scott. Mickey Rourke has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Hulk Hogan and Russell Crowe in terms of fame and success.

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The Wrestler Evan Rachel Wood, Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei

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ChristopherMcKay added Angel Heart Robert De Niro, Mickey Rourke, Lisa Bonet - Robert De Niro, Mickey Rourke, Lisa Bonet

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Barfly Mickey Rourke, Faye Dunaway, Charles Bukowski

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The Pope of Greenwich Village Mickey Rourke, Daryl Hannah, Eric Roberts

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Sin City is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mickey Rourke Movies
Sin City Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke

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Rumble Fish Nicolas Cage, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane

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Diner Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon, Ellen Barkin

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Johnny Handsome Morgan Freeman, Mickey Rourke, Ellen Barkin

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Year of the Dragon Mickey Rourke, John Lone, Eddie Jones

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Man on Fire Mickey Rourke, Denzel Washington, Dakota Fanning

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LanceHenson added Wild Orchid Mickey Rourke, Jacqueline Bissett, Carré Otis

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Iron Man 2 Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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The Expendables Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis

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The Rainmaker Matt Damon, Claire Danes, Mickey Rourke

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Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man Mickey Rourke, Kelly Hu, Tia Carrere

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Domino Keira Knightley, Lucy Liu, Mickey Rourke

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Desperate Hours Mickey Rourke, Anthony Hopkins, Shawnee Smith

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Spun Mickey Rourke, Debbie Harry, Brittany Murphy

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Once Upon a Time in Mexico Johnny Depp, Salma Hayek, Eva Mendes

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Bullet Mickey Rourke, Tupac Shakur, Peter Dinklage

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Homeboy Mickey Rourke, Christopher Walken, Jon Polito

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Killshot Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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A Prayer for the Dying Mickey Rourke, Liam Neeson, Bob Hoskins

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Get Carter Sylvester Stallone, Mickey Rourke, Michael Caine

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9½ Weeks is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mickey Rourke Movies
Barefootbama added 9½ Weeks Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger, Christine Baranski - Wow 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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Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Jessica Alba, Lady Gaga, Bruce Willis

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The Last Outlaw Mickey Rourke, Steve Buscemi, Keith David

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The Pledge Jack Nicholson, Mickey Rourke, Helen Mirren

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White Sands Mickey Rourke, Samuel L. Jackson, Willem Dafoe

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Immortals Mickey Rourke, Freida Pinto, John Hurt

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Heaven's Gate Mickey Rourke, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Bridges

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1941 Mickey Rourke, Christopher Lee, Dan Aykroyd

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Buffalo '66 Christina Ricci, Mickey Rourke, Anjelica Huston

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Animal Factory Mickey Rourke, Willem Dafoe, Edward Furlong

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13 Mickey Rourke, 50 Cent, Emmanuelle Chriqui

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The Informers Amber Heard, Mickey Rourke, Winona Ryder

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Eureka Mickey Rourke, Gene Hackman, Joe Pesci

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Fall Time Mickey Rourke, David Arquette, Stephen Baldwin

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Passion Play Megan Fox, Mickey Rourke, Bill Murray

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Stormbreaker Mickey Rourke, Ewan McGregor, Alicia Silverstone

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They Crawl Mickey Rourke, Tim Thomerson, Grace Zabriskie

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Point Blank Mickey Rourke, Danny Trejo, James Gammon

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Double Team Dennis Rodman, Mickey Rourke, Jean-Claude Van Damme

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Masked and Anonymous Penélope Cruz, Bob Dylan, Mickey Rourke

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Shades Mickey Rourke, Andrew Howard, Jan Decleir

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Thursday Mickey Rourke, Paulina Porizkova, Thomas Jane

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Fade to Black Mickey Rourke, Christopher Lee, Kathy Griffin

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City in Fear Mickey Rourke, Robert Vaughn, Susan Sullivan

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Picture Claire Mickey Rourke, Juliette Lewis, Gina Gershon