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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.

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Notable directors that have worked with Steve Buscemi include names like Michael Bay, Tim Burton and Quentin Tarantino. If Steve Buscemi movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Willem Dafoe and Timothy Olyphant too.

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Fargo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
Steve Buscemi, William H. Macy, Frances McDormand
Fargo is a 1996 American neo-noir dark comedy crime film written, produced, edited, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It stars Frances McDormand as a pregnant Minnesota police chief who ...more

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Reservoir Dogs is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth
Reservoir Dogs is a 1992 American ensemble crime film that depicts the events before and after a botched diamond heist. The film was the debut of director and writer Quentin Tarantino, and stars ...more

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Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid
The Big Lebowski is a 1998 stoner comedy film written, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It stars Jeff Bridges as Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, an unemployed Los Angeles ...more

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Nicolas Cage, John Malkovich, Steve Buscemi
Con Air is a 1997 American action film directed by Simon West and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, producer of The Rock. It stars Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, and John Malkovich. The film borrows ...more

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Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman
Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino. The lives of two mob hitmen (Samuel L. Jackson and John Travolta), a boxer (Bruce Willis), a gangster's wife (Uma ...more

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Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi
Monsters, Inc. is a 2001 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Pete Docter, produced by Pixar Animation Studios, and released by Walt Disney Pictures. John Lasseter and Andrew ...more

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Scarlett Johansson, Steve Buscemi, Teri Garr
Ghost World is a 2001 American comedy-drama film directed by Terry Zwigoff, based on the comic book of the same name by Daniel Clowes, with a screenplay cowritten by Daniel Clowes and Terry ...more

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Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler
Armageddon is a 1998 American science fiction disaster thriller film, directed by Michael Bay, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, and released by Touchstone Pictures. The film follows a group of ...more

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Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand, Marcia Gay Harden
Miller's Crossing is a 1990 American film by the Coen brothers and starring Gabriel Byrne, Marcia Gay Harden, John Turturro, Jon Polito, J. E. Freeman, and Albert Finney. The plot concerns a ...more

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Salma Hayek, Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi
Desperado is a 1995 American action film written, produced, and directed by Robert Rodriguez. A sequel to the 1992 film El Mariachi, it is the second installment in Robert Rodriguez's Mexico ...more

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Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi
The Wedding Singer is a 1998 romantic comedy film written by Tim Herlihy and directed by Frank Coraci. It stars Adam Sandler as a wedding singer in the 1980s and Drew Barrymore as a waitress ...more

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John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Frances McDormand
Barton Fink is a 1991 American period film written, produced, directed and edited by the Coen brothers. Set in 1941, it stars John Turturro in the title role as a young New York City playwright ...more

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Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, Steve Buscemi
Coffee and Cigarettes is the title of three short films and a 2003 feature film by independent director Jim Jarmusch. The film consists of 11 short stories which share coffee and cigarettes as a ...more

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Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Steve Buscemi
28 Days is a 2000 American comedy-drama film directed by Betty Thomas. Sandra Bullock plays Gwen Cummings, a newspaper columnist obliged to enter rehabilitation. The film costars Viggo ...more

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Miley Cyrus, Ewan McGregor, Marion Cotillard
Big Fish is a 2003 American fantasy drama film based on the 1998 novel of the same name by Daniel Wallace. The film was directed by Tim Burton and stars Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy ...more

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Monsters University is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Steve Buscemi Movies
Helen Mirren, Kelsey Grammer, Billy Crystal
Monsters University is a 2013 animation adventure comedy film directed by Dan Scanlon.

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Adam Sandler, Jon Stewart, Steve Buscemi
Big Daddy is a 1999 American comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and starring Adam Sandler. The film was produced by Robert Simonds and released on June 25, 1999, by Columbia Pictures where it ...more

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Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi, Chris Farley
Billy Madison is a 1995 American family comedy film directed by Tamra Davis. It stars Adam Sandler in the title role, along with Bradley Whitford, Bridgette Wilson, Norm Macdonald, and Darren ...more

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Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder, Steve Buscemi
Mr. Deeds is a 2002 American comedy film directed by Steven Brill and starring Adam Sandler and Winona Ryder. The movie is a remake of the 1936 Frank Capra film Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, and also ...more

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Salma Hayek, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock
Grown Ups is a 2010 American buddy comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, and written by Adam Sandler, who also stars in this film. Besides Sandler, the film co-stars Kevin James, Chris Rock, ...more

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Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor, Steve Buscemi
The Island is a 2005 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Michael Bay, starring Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson. It was released on July 22, 2005, in the United States ...more

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Kurt Russell, Steve Buscemi, Pam Grier
Escape from L.A. is a 1996 American science fiction action film co-written, co-scored, and directed by John Carpenter, co-written and produced by Debra Hill and Kurt Russell, with Russell also ...more

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Jessica Biel, Adam Sandler, John Goodman
I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, written by Barry Fanaro, and starring Adam Sandler and Kevin James as the title characters Chuck ...more

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Nicole Kidman, Bruce Willis, Dustin Hoffman
Billy Bathgate is a 1991 American gangster film directed by Robert Benton, starring Loren Dean as the titular character and Dustin Hoffman as real-life gangster Dutch Schultz. The film co-stars ...more

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Adam Sandler, Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi
Airheads is a 1994 American comedy film written by Rich Wilkes and directed by Michael Lehmann. It stars Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi and Adam Sandler as a band of loser musicians who stage a ...more