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The Worst Nicolas Cage Films

List RulesNicolas 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
    28
    12

    ActorsNicolas Cage, Idris Elba, Ciarán Hinds, Violante Placido, Fergus Riordan

    Released2011

    Now hiding out in Eastern Europe, Johnny Blaze (Nicolas Cage) is still struggling with the curse of the Ghost Rider -- the devil's bounty hunter. Johnny meets a priest named Moreau (Idris Elba), who  ...more
  • Oxide Pang Chun, Danny Pang Phat
    14
    5

    ActorsNicolas Cage, Charlie Young, David Firestar, Michael Bennett, Shahkrit Yamnam

    Released2008

    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 Cage's  ...more
  • 3

    The Ant Bully

    John A. Davis
    15
    6

    ActorsRicardo Montalban, Allison Mack

    Released2006

    Tired of weathering constant attacks on their colony, ants shrink a destructive boy, named Lucas (Zach Tyler Eisen), to their size and sentence him to live among them until he learns the errors of
  • Alex Proyas
    15
    6

    ActorsNicolas Cage, Rose Byrne, Chandler Canterbury, Ben Mendelsohn, Nadia Townsend

    Released2009

    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
  • E. Max Frye
    11
    4

    ActorsNicolas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson, Dabney Coleman, Brad Dourif, Michael Lerner

    Released1993

    When erudite black playwright Andrew Sterling (Samuel L. Jackson) moves to a predominantly white suburb, the buffoonish local police surround his home, assuming he's a burglar. To avoid a scandal,  ...more
  • Vic Armstrong
    18
    8

    ActorsAshley Tisdale, Nicolas Cage

    Released2014

    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 B.  ...more
  • Hoyt Yeatman
    14
    6

    ActorsNicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, Steve Buscemi, Zach Galifianakis, Sam Rockwell

    Released2009

    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 directorial  ...more
  • 8

    Outcast

    Nick Powell
    12
    5

    ActorsNicolas Cage, Hayden Christensen, Ron Smoorenburg

    Released2014

  • 9

    Rage

    Paco Cabezas
    15
    7

    ActorsNicolas Cage, Rachel Nichols, Max Ryan

    Released2014

  • David Green
    11
    5

    ActorsNicolas Cage, Tommy Lee Jones, Sean Young, Bryan Kestner, Dale Dye

    Released1990

    Army lovers (Nicolas Cage, Sean Young) and their task-force leader (Tommy Lee Jones) join the drug war in Apache assault helicopters.  ...more
  • David Bowers
    11
    5

    ActorsCharlize Theron, Kristen Bell, Nicolas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson, Elle Fanning

    Released2009

    In futuristic Metro City, a brilliant scientist named Tenma builds Astro Boy (Freddie Highmore), a robotic child with superstrength, X-ray vision and the ability to fly. Astro Boy sets out to explore  ...more
  • Sam Pillsbury
    9
    4

    ActorsNicolas Cage, Marisa Tomei, Steve Buscemi, Joe Pantoliano, Judge Reinhold

    Released1991

    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 Pantoliano,  ...more
  • Christopher Coppola
    7
    3

    ActorsMichael Biehn, James Coburn, Nicolas Cage, Sarah Trigger, Peter Fonda

    Released1993

    A New Yorker (Michael Biehn) heads to California to find the look-alike brother (James Coburn) of his con-man father.  ...more
  • Simon West
    8
    4

    ActorsNicolas Cage, Malin Åkerman, Josh Lucas, Danny Huston, Mark Valley

    Released2012

    Stolen, formerly known as Medallion, is a 2012 American action thriller film starring Nicolas Cage, Danny Huston, Malin Åkerman, M.C. Gainey, Sami Gayle, Mark Valley and Josh Lucas.  ...more
  • Roger Donaldson
    8
    4

    ActorsNicolas Cage, January Jones, Guy Pearce, Jennifer Carpenter, Xander Berkeley

    Released2011

    Seeking Justice is a 2011 action drama thriller film written by Robert Tannen and directed by Roger Donaldson.  ...more
  • 3
    1

    ActorsNicolas Cage, Sarah Wayne Callies, Veronica Ferres, Lauren Beatty, Jack Fulton

    Released2015

    Pay the Ghost is a 2015 American supernatural horror film directed by Uli Edel. A professor (Nicolas Cage) frantically searches for his son who was abducted during a Halloween parade.  ...more
  • Brian De Palma
    15
    9

    ActorsNicolas Cage, Gary Sinise, John Heard, Carla Gugino, Stan Shaw

    Released1998

    Detective Rick Santoro (Nicolas Cage) has never played by the rules. When he attends a high-profile boxing match with his friend Navy Cmdr. Kevin Dunne (Gary Sinise), as well as Defense Secretary  ...more
  • 10
    6

    ActorsNicolas Cage, Jon Lovitz, Dana Carvey, John Ashton, Mädchen Amick

    Released1994

    Fresh out of prison, Alvin (Dana Carvey) and Dave Firpo (Jon Lovitz) pull their brother Bill (Nicolas Cage) back into a life of crime. But the siblings' foolproof bank heist takes a tailspin when  ...more
  • Lee Tamahori
    12
    8

    ActorsNicolas Cage, Julianne Moore, Jessica Biel, Thomas Kretschmann, Peter Falk

    Released2007

    Blessed, or cursed, with the ability to see events minutes before they occur, Cris Johnson (Nicolas Cage) earns a living as a magician in Las Vegas and keeps a low profile under an alias. When  ...more
  • 12
    8

    ActorsNicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel, Alfred Molina, Teresa Palmer, Toby Kebbell

    Released2010

    Dave Stutler (Jay Baruchel) is just an average guy, but the wizard Balthazar Blake (Nicolas Cage) sees in him a hidden talent for sorcery. He becomes Balthazar's reluctant protege, getting a crash  ...more
  • ActorsNicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, John Hurt, Christian Bale, David Morrissey

    Released2001

    An epic tale about the enduring hope of love and the devastating brutality of war, set amid the Italian occupation of Greece during World War II. An officer falls in love with the daughter of the  ...more
  • John Woo
    16
    12

    ActorsNicolas Cage, Adam Beach, Peter Stormare, Noah Emmerich, Mark Ruffalo

    Released2002

    Marine Joe Enders (Nicolas Cage) is assigned to protect Ben Yahzee (Adam Beach) -- a Navajo code talker, the Marines' new secret weapon. Enders' orders are to protect his code talker, but if Yahzee  ...more
  • Patrick Lussier
    10
    7

    ActorsNicolas Cage, Amber Heard, William Fichtner, Billy Burke, Charlotte Ross

    Released2011

    Thrown into hell for his crimes, brutal felon John Milton (Nicolas Cage) escapes from the fiery pit after cultists murder his daughter and take her baby. Intent on rescuing the child, Milton joins  ...more
  • 24

    Tempo di uccidere

    Giuliano Montaldo
    6
    4

    ActorsNicolas Cage, Giancarlo Giannini, Ricky Tognazzi, Franco Trevisi, Michele Melega

    Released1989

    Titled "A Time to Kill" in USA
    Tempo di uccidere is a 1989 dramatic film starring Nicolas Cage and Italian actors Ricky Tognazzi and Giancarlo Giannini . It is directed by Giuliano Montaldo. The film is set in 1936, when Ethiopia  ...more
  • 25

    Christmas Carol: The Movie

    Jimmy T. Murakami
    8
    6

    ActorsKate Winslet, Nicolas Cage, Michael Gambon, Rhys Ifans, Simon Callow

    Released2001

    In this animated retelling of Charles Dickens' classic tale, Ebeneezer Scrooge (Simon Callow) remains the same old curmudgeonly hermit. As he tries to resist the Christmas cheer surrounding him,
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