The Best Ray Liotta Movies 

Ranker Film
Updated September 23, 2019 2.7k votes 643 voters 58.2k views 69 items

List Rules Vote for your favorite movies, regardless of critic reviews or how big the role was.

List of the best Ray Liotta movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Ray Liotta'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 Ray Liotta movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Ray Liotta movies will be at the top of the list. Ray Liotta has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Ray Liotta movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Ray Liotta films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Ray Liotta role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Ray Liotta performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List is made up of many different films, including Killing Them Softly and The River Murders.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Ray Liotta movies?" and "What are the greatest Ray Liotta roles of all time?"

Uwe Boll and Martin Scorsese are among those who have directed Ray Liotta at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. If you're a fan of Ray Liotta, then check out our lists of the best James Caan and Willem Dafoe movies as well.

Data-driven recommendations based on voting from over 40 million monthly visits to Ranker. Try the free app
list ordered by
Goodfellas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ray Liotta Movies
Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

Released: 1990

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Goodfellas is a 1990 American crime film directed by Martin Scorsese. It is a film adaptation of the 1986 non-fiction book Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi, who co-wrote the screenplay with Scorsese. ...more

More Goodfellas 

15 Behind-The-Scenes Stories From The Making Of 'Goodfellas' #21 of 360 The Best Movies Based On Bookslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

Ranker Video
Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Costner

Released: 1989

Directed by: Phil Alden Robinson

Field of Dreams is a 1989 American fantasy-drama film directed by Phil Alden Robinson, who also wrote the screenplay, adapting W. P. Kinsella's novel Shoeless Joe. It stars Kevin Costner, Amy ...more

More Field of Dreams 

The Most Memorable 'Field of Dreams' Quotes #54 of 360 The Best Movies Based On Books #59 of 522 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

Ranker Video
Kurt Russell, Madeleine Stowe, Ray Liotta

Released: 1992

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

Unlawful Entry is a 1992 American thriller film directed by Jonathan Kaplan starring Kurt Russell, Ray Liotta and Madeleine Stowe. The film involves a couple who befriend a lonely policeman, ...more

More Unlawful Entry 

#16 of 34 The Best Movies About Corrupt Cops #12 of 16 The Most Powerful Movies About Police Brutality #50 of 66 The Best Thriller Movies of the 1990s

Ranker Video
Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Emma Roberts

Released: 2001

Directed by: Ted Demme

Blow is a 2001 American biopic about the American smuggler George Jung, directed by Ted Demme. David McKenna and Nick Cassavetes adapted Bruce Porter's 1993 book for the screenplay. It is based ...more

More Blow 

The Most Memorable Quotes From 'Blow' #98 of 360 The Best Movies Based On Books #209 of 299 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time

Ranker Video
Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Debbie Harry

Released: 1997

Directed by: James Mangold

Cop Land is a 1997 American drama film written and directed by James Mangold, and starring Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta, and Robert De Niro. The supporting cast features Peter ...more

More Cop Land 

#35 of 109 The Best Mafia Films #7 of 34 The Best Movies About Corrupt Cops #17 of 145 The Best Police Movies

Ranker Video
Ray Liotta, David Wenham, Lance Henriksen

Released: 1994

Directed by: Martin Campbell

No Escape, released in some countries as Escape from Absolom, is a 1994 American action/science fiction film directed by Martin Campbell and starring Ray Liotta, Lance Henriksen, Stuart Wilson, ...more
Ranker Video
John Travolta, Marisa Tomei, Martin Lawrence

Released: 2007

Directed by: Walt Becker

Wild Hogs is a 2007 biker comedy road film directed by Walt Becker and starring Tim Allen, John Travolta, Martin Lawrence and William H. Macy. It was released nationwide in the United States and ...more
Ranker Video
Amanda Peet, John Cusack, Alfred Molina

Released: 2003

Directed by: James Mangold

Identity is a 2003 American psychological thriller film directed by James Mangold from a screenplay written by Michael Cooney. The film stars John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet, Alfred Molina, ...more

More Identity 

#18 of 241 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time #315 of 355 The Best Rainy Day Movies #241 of 784 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time

Ranker Video
Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Anthony Hopkins

Released: 2001

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Hannibal is a 2001 American thriller film directed by Ridley Scott, adapted from the novel of the same name by Thomas Harris. It is the sequel to the 1991 Academy Award-winning film The Silence ...more

More Hannibal 

#24 of 241 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time #416 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #380 of 560 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies

Ranker Video
Don Cheadle, Ray Liotta, Joe Mantegna

Released: 1998

Directed by: Rob Cohen

The Rat Pack is a 1998 HBO TV movie about the Rat Pack. The movie stars Ray Liotta as Frank Sinatra, Joe Mantegna as Dean Martin, Don Cheadle as Sammy Davis, Jr., and Angus Macfadyen as Peter ...more
Ranker Video
Melanie Griffith, Ray Liotta, Jeff Daniels

Released: 1986

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Something Wild is a 1986 American action comedy film directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Melanie Griffith, Jeff Daniels and Ray Liotta. It was screened out of competition at the 1987 Cannes ...more

More Something Wild 

#1,570 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #806 of 923 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #244 of 324 The Funniest '80s Movies

Ranker Video
Busta Rhymes, Ray Liotta, Jason Patric

Released: 2002

Directed by: Joe Carnahan

Narc is a 2002 American thriller film written and directed by Joe Carnahan and starring Ray Liotta and Jason Patric. The plot revolves around the efforts of two police detectives in search. As ...more

More Narc 

#51 of 203 The Best Drug Movies of All Time #15 of 34 The Best Movies About Corrupt Cops #598 of 718 The Greatest Action Movies of All Time

Ranker Video
Ben Affleck, Alicia Keys, Ryan Reynolds

Released: 2006

Directed by: Joe Carnahan

Smokin' Aces is a 2006 American-British-French film written and directed by Joe Carnahan. It stars Jeremy Piven as a Las Vegas Strip magician turned informant and Ryan Reynolds as the FBI agent ...more

More Smokin' Aces 

#25 of 102 The Best Assassin Movies #90 of 94 The Worst January Movie Releases #34 of 53 The Most Unrealistic Action Films

Ranker Video
Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, Bill Maher

Released: 2002

Directed by: Nick Cassavetes

John Q is a 2002 American thriller film directed by Nick Cassavetes. The film follows John Quincy Archibald, a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out ...more

More John Q 

#72 of 629 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #1,378 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #246 of 560 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies

Ranker Video
Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Silverman, Carrie Fisher

Released: 2001

Directed by: David Mirkin

Heartbreakers is a 2001 caper-romantic comedy film directed by David Mirkin. It stars Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ray Liotta, Jason Lee, and Gene Hackman. Weaver was nominated for a ...more

More Heartbreakers 

#461 of 693 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made #167 of 315 Movies with the Best Soundtracks #42 of 69 The Greatest Female-Led Comedy Movies

Ranker Video
Jason Statham, Mark Strong, André 3000

Released: 2005

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Revolver is a 2005 drama film co-written and directed by Guy Ritchie and starring Jason Statham, Ray Liotta, Vincent Pastore and André Benjamin. The film centers on a revenge-seeking ...more

More Revolver 

#1,105 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #51 of 80 The Best Con Movies #14 of 17 Jason Statham's Résumé Of Cinematic Jobs, Ranked By Whether You'd Hire Him

Ranker Video
Ray Liotta, Brendan Gleeson, Lauren Holly

Released: 1997

Directed by: Robert Butler

Turbulence is a 1997 action thriller film directed by Robert Butler. It stars Ray Liotta and Lauren Holly and was distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

More Turbulence 

#302 of 405 The Greatest Disaster Movies of All Time #35 of 53 The Most Unrealistic Action Films #96 of 111 The Best Aviation Movies

Ranker Video
Jamie Lee Curtis, Ray Liotta, David Strathairn

Released: 1988

Directed by: Robert M. Young

Dominick and Eugene is a 1988 American drama film directed by Robert M. Young about twin brothers, Dominick and Eugene. Dominick has an intellectual disability due to an accident in his youth. ...more
Ranker Video
Whoopi Goldberg, Ray Liotta, Joan Cusack

Released: 1994

Directed by: Jessie Nelson

Corrina, Corrina is a 1994 American feature film set in 1959 about a widower who hires a housekeeper/nanny to care for his daughter. It was written and directed by Jessie Nelson, in her feature ...more
Ranker Video
Kim Cattrall, Ray Liotta, Linda Fiorentino

Released: 1996

Directed by: John Dahl

Unforgettable is a 1996 thriller film with science fiction elements, directed by John Dahl, and starring Ray Liotta and Linda Fiorentino. The film is about a man named David Krane, who is ...more
Ranker Video
Brad Pitt, James Gandolfini, Ray Liotta

Released: 2012

Directed by: Andrew Dominik

This film is a 2012 American neo-noir film directed by Andrew Dominik and starring Brad Pitt, based on the 1974 novel Cogan's Trade by George V. Higgins. On May 22, 2012, the film premiered in ...more

More Killing Them Softly 

#53 of 109 The Best Mafia Films #8 of 16 Movies That Make You Say 'What?' When They Suddenly Cut To End Credits #38 of 46 The Best Brad Pitt Movies

Ranker Video
Anna Faris, Seth Rogen, Ray Liotta

Released: 2009

Directed by: Jody Hill

Observe and Report is a 2009 American dark comedy film written and directed by Jody Hill, starring Seth Rogen, Anna Faris and Ray Liotta.

More Observe and Report 

#834 of 1,138 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #12 of 16 The Most Misleading Movie Trailers #29 of 34 The Best Comedies About the Workplace

Ranker Video
Ray Liotta, Danny Glover, Denis Leary

Released: 1995

Directed by: Simon Wincer

Operation Dumbo Drop is a 1995 American comedy film directed by Simon Wincer that explores politics, and animal welfare. The storyline was conceived from a screenplay written by Gene Quintano ...more
Ranker Video
Jessica Biel, Lisa Kudrow, Patrick Swayze

Released: 2008

Directed by: Timothy Linh Bui

Powder Blue is a 2008 drama film with an ensemble cast featuring several interconnected story arcs. It was written and directed by Timothy Linh Bui, and features Patrick Swayze's last film role. ...more

More Powder Blue 

#60 of 80 The Best Kris Kristofferson Movies #35 of 38 The Best Patrick Swayze Movies #8 of 30 The Best Jessica Biel Movies

Ranker Video
Kiefer Sutherland, Lea Thompson, Forest Whitaker

Released: 1992

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Article 99 is a 1992 American dramedy film written by Ron Cutler and directed by Howard Deutch. It was produced by Orion Pictures and starred Kiefer Sutherland, Ray Liotta, Forest Whitaker, John ...more