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The Best Steve Buscemi Movies

Updated September 23, 2019 4.7k votes 487 voters 48.4k views93 items

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

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of films from the Steve Buscemi's legendary filmography like Trees Lounge, and Rage.

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

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    Reservoir Dogs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    Reservoir Dogs

    Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi

    Released1992

    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

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    Fargo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    Fargo

    Steve Buscemi, William H. Macy

    Released1996

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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    Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    Pulp Fiction

    John Travolta, Bruce Willis

    Released1994

    Directed byQuentin Tarantino

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    Con Air is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    Con Air

    Nicolas Cage, John Malkovich

    Released1997

    Directed bySimon West

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    Armageddon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    Armageddon

    Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis

    Released1998

    Directed byMichael Bay

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    Monsters, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    Monsters, Inc.

    Billy Crystal, John Goodman

    Released2001

    Directed byDavid Silverman, Pete Docter, Lee Unkrich

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    The Big Lebowski is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    The Big Lebowski

    Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges

    Released1998

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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    Miller's Crossing is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    Miller's Crossing

    Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand

    Released1990

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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    Barton Fink is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    Barton Fink

    John Goodman, Steve Buscemi

    Released1991

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

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    The Wedding Singer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    The Wedding Singer

    Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler

    Released1998

    Directed byFrank Coraci

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    Billy Madison is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    Billy Madison

    Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi

    Released1995

    Directed byTamra Davis

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    Desperado is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    Desperado

    Salma Hayek, Quentin Tarantino

    Released1995

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

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    Ghost World is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    Ghost World

    Scarlett Johansson, Steve Buscemi

    Released2001

    Directed byTerry Zwigoff

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  • 14
    Big Daddy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    Big Daddy

    Adam Sandler, Jon Stewart

    Released1999

    Directed byDennis Dugan

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    Grown Ups is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    Grown Ups

    Salma Hayek, Adam Sandler

    Released2010

    Directed byDennis Dugan

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  • 16
    Mr Deeds is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    Mr Deeds

    Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder

    Released2002

    Directed bySteven Brill

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  • 17
    28 Days is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    28 Days

    Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen

    Released2000

    Directed byBetty Thomas

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  • 18
    Airheads is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    Airheads

    Adam Sandler, Brendan Fraser

    Released1994

    Directed byMichael Lehmann

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    I Now Pronounce You Chuck and  is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry

    Jessica Biel, Adam Sandler

    Released2007

    Directed byDennis Dugan

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    The Incredible Burt Wonderston is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

    Olivia Wilde, Jim Carrey

    Released2013

    Directed byDon Scardino

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    Escape from L.A. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    Escape from L.A.

    Kurt Russell, Steve Buscemi

    Released1996

    Directed byJohn Carpenter

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    Monsters University is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    Monsters University

    Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer

    Released2013

    Directed byDan Scanlon

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    Hotel Transylvania is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    Hotel Transylvania

    Selena Gomez, Adam Sandler

    Released2012

    Directed byGenndy Tartakovsky

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    The Island is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    The Island

    Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor

    Released2005

    Directed byMichael Bay

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    Monster House is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
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    Monster House

    Kathleen Turner, Maggie Gyllenhaal

    Released2006

    Directed byGil Kenan

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