List of the best Nicolas Cage movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Nic Cage is a huge action star today, but his first role was a small part in the 1982 film Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Nicolas Cage's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Nicolas Cage movies will be at the top of the list. Nic Cage has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Cage movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Nick Cage films to end the squabble once and for all.
If you think the best Nicolas Cage role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Nicholas Cage performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.
Including films like Face/Off and Con Air, this list also has all of Nicolas Cage's direct-to-video movies.
"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Nicolas Cage movies?" and "What are the greatest Nicolas Cage roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Cage's heroic roles, you might also enjoy our list of the best Tom Cruise movies and best John Travolta movies.
Directed by: Michael BayThe Rock is a 1996 action film that primarily takes place on Alcatraz Island and in the San... more
Directed by: Simon WestCon Air is a 1997 American action film directed by Simon West and produced by Jerry... more
Directed by: Jon TurteltaubNational Treasure is a 2004 American adventure film produced and released by Walt Disney... more
Directed by: John WooFace/Off is a 1997 American science fiction action thriller film directed by John Woo and... more
Directed by: Ethan Coen, Joel CoenRaising Arizona is a 1987 American comedy film directed, written, and produced by the Coen... more
Directed by: Dominic SenaGone in 60 Seconds is a 2000 American action film, starring Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie,... more
Directed by: Mike FiggisLeaving Las Vegas is a 1995 romantic drama film written and directed by Mike Figgis and based... more
Directed by: Andrew NiccolThis film is a 2005 film written, produced and directed by Andrew Niccol and co-produced by... more
Directed by: Jon TurteltaubNational Treasure: Book of Secrets is a 2007 mystery/adventure film. It is a sequel to the... more
Directed by: Matthew VaughnKick-Ass is a 2010 British-American superhero action comedy film based on the comic book of... more
Directed by: Brad SilberlingCity of Angels is a 1998 American romantic fantasy drama film directed by Brad Silberling. The... more
Directed by: Brett RatnerThe Family Man is a 2000 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Brett Ratner and... more
Directed by: Ridley ScottMatchstick Men is a 2003 American comedy drama film directed by Ridley Scott. Based on Eric... more
Directed by: Amy HeckerlingFast Times at Ridgemont High is a 1982 American coming-of-age teen comedy film written by... more
Directed by: Joel Schumacher8mm is a 1999 American-German mystery thriller film directed by Joel Schumacher and written by... more
Directed by: Norman JewisonMoonstruck is a 1987 American romantic comedy film directed by Norman Jewison and written by... more
Directed by: Mark Steven JohnsonGhost Rider is a 2007 American supernatural superhero film written and directed by Mark Steven... more
Directed by: John WooWindtalkers is a 2002 American film directed and produced by John Woo, and starring Nicolas... more
Directed by: Francis Ford CoppolaThe Outsiders is a 1983 American drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, an adaptation of... more
Directed by: Jon TurteltaubThe Sorcerer's Apprentice is a 2010 American fantasy adventure film produced by Jerry... more
Directed by: David LynchWild at Heart is a 1990 American thriller film written and directed by David Lynch, and based... more
Directed by: Francis Ford CoppolaPeggy Sue Got Married is a 1986 American comedy-drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola... more
Directed by: Spike JonzeAdaptation is a 2002 American comedy-drama metafilm directed by Spike Jonze and written by... more
Directed by: Andrew BergmanIt Could Happen to You is a 1994 American romantic comedy-drama film starring Nicolas Cage and... more
Directed by: Alex ProyasKnowing is a 2009 science fiction mystery thriller film directed by Alex Proyas. M.I.T.... more