Film The Worst Nicolas Cage Films  

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List Rules Nicolas Cage films only

Nicolas Cage has been amazing in a number of movies, but has gotten greedy - or sold a bad bag of goods - over time.  Some performances look like they were phoned in or he was directed to over (or under) act.  Which of Nic's films were the the worst of the worst?

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Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance is a 2011 American superhero film directed by Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor, based on the Marvel Comics character. As Ghost Rider (Nicolas Cage) hides out in ...more

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Left Behind is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Nicolas Cage Films
Vic Armstrong
Left Behind is a 2014 American apocalyptic thriller film directed by Vic Armstrong and written by Paul LaLonde and John Patus. Based on the novel of the same name written by Tim LaHaye and Jerry ...more

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John A. Davis
The Ant Bully is a 2006 American computer-animated adventure fantasy comedy film written and directed by John A. Davis based on the 1999 children's book of the same name by John Nickle. The ...more

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Hoyt Yeatman
G-Force is a 2009 American 3D spy-fi action comedy film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films. Written by Cormac Wibberley and Marianne Wibberley, the film is the ...more

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Mark Steven Johnson
Ghost Rider is a 2007 American supernatural superhero film written and directed by Mark Steven Johnson. Based on the character of the same name which appeared in Marvel Comics, the character's ...more

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Rage is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst Nicolas Cage Films
Rage Paco Cabezas

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John Woo
Windtalkers is a 2002 American film directed and produced by John Woo, and starring Nicolas Cage and Adam Beach. The film was released in the United States on June 14, 2002.

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Alex Proyas
Knowing is a 2009 science fiction mystery thriller film directed by Alex Proyas. M.I.T. professor John Koestler (Nicolas Cage) links a mysterious list of numbers from a time capsule to past and ...more

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Brian De Palma
Snake Eyes is a 1998 conspiracy thriller film directed by Brian De Palma, one featuring his trademark use of long tracking shots and split screens. It starred Nicolas Cage, Gary Sinise and Carla ...more

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Sam Pillsbury
Zandalee is a 1991 erotic thriller and romantic tragedy which was shot entirely in New Orleans, released in 1991, starring Nicolas Cage, Judge Reinhold, Erika Anderson, Marisa Tomei, Joe ...more

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Jon Turteltaub
The Sorcerer's Apprentice is a 2010 American fantasy adventure film produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, directed by Jon Turteltaub, and released by Walt Disney Pictures, the team behind the National ...more

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Oxide Pang Chun, Danny Pang Phat
Bangkok Dangerous is a 2008 crime film written and directed by the Pang Brothers and starring Nicolas Cage. It is a remake of the Pangs' 1999 debut film of the same name, a Thai film for which ...more

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David Bowers
Astro Boy is a 2009 American-Hong Konger-Chinese computer-animated action film loosely based on the manga and anime series of the same name by the Japanese writer and illustrator Osamu Tezuka. ...more

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David M. Green
Fire Birds is a 1990 action-thriller film directed by David Green and produced by William Badalato, Keith Barish and Arnold Kopelson. The storyline was conceived by retired Lt. Colonels Step ...more

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E. Max Frye
Amos & Andrew is a 1993 comedy starring Nicolas Cage and Samuel L. Jackson, filmed in and around Wilmington, North Carolina. It concerns wealthy African-American playwright Andrew Sterling's ...more

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Outcast is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst Nicolas Cage Films
Outcast Nick Powell

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The Croods is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst Nicolas Cage Films
Chris Sanders, Kirk DeMicco
The Croods is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated adventure comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It features the voices of Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, ...more

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Patrick Lussier
Drive Angry is a 2011 American supernatural action film starring Nicolas Cage and Amber Heard, and directed by Patrick Lussier. It was released on February 25, 2011. Shot in 3-D, the film was ...more

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Christopher Coppola
Deadfall is a 1993 comedy-drama film directed by Christopher Coppola. Coppola co-wrote the script with Nick Vallelonga. The film stars Michael Biehn, Nicolas Cage, Charlie Sheen, James Coburn, ...more

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Brett Ratner, Dominic Sena
Season of the Witch is a 2011 American fantasy adventure horror film starring Nicolas Cage and directed by Dominic Sena with extensive uncredited reshoots by Brett Ratner. Cage stars with Ron ...more

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Jimmy T. Murakami
A Christmas Carol is a 2001 British live action/animated film based on Charles Dickens's classic novella. Directed by Jimmy T. Murakami, the film features the voices of numerous actors including ...more

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John Madden
Captain Corelli's Mandolin is a 2001 epic film directed by John Madden and based on Louis de Bernières' 1994 novel of the same name. It stars Nicolas Cage and Penélope Cruz. The ...more

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Jon Turteltaub
National Treasure: Book of Secrets is a 2007 mystery/adventure film. It is a sequel to the 2004 film National Treasure and is the second part of the National Treasure franchise. It was directed ...more

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Roger Donaldson
Seeking Justice is a 2011 action drama thriller film written by Robert Tannen and directed by Roger Donaldson.

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Lee Tamahori
Next is a 2007 American science-fiction action thriller film directed by Lee Tamahori and stars Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore and Jessica Biel. The film's original script was very loosely based ...more