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List of Nicolas Cage Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Face/Off (1997)
231
41
Face/Off
R
231
41

After capturing his son's killer, terrorist Castor Troy, FBI Special Agent Sean Archer learns about a plot to destroy the entire Los Angeles and decides to assume Troy's identity via an expensive face transplant procedure to infiltrate his gang. Meanwhile Troy unexpectedly wakes up from coma and forcefully undergoes the same procedure to assume Archer's identity.

As:
Cast
Role:
Castor Troy / Sean Archer
Director:
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
John Travolta, Thomas Jane, Margaret Cho, Joan Allen, Alessandro Nivola
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best On-Screen Duo
2. The Rock (1996)
200
23
The Rock
R
200
23

Disillusioned war hero General Hummel takes over the impregnable prison island Alcatraz and threatens a chemical attack on San Francisco unless the government pays benefits to families of deceased war veterans. To foil the plot, FBI chemical weapons specialist Stanley Goodspeed must join forces with former British spy John Patrick Mason who spent three decades in Alcatraz.

As:
Cast
Role:
Stanley Goodspeed
Director:
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Adventure
Star Cast:
Sean Connery, Jim Caviezel, Ed Harris, John Spencer, David Morse
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best On-Screen Duo
3. Con Air (1997)
202
23
Con Air
R
202
23

Ex-army ranger, Sergeant Cameron Poe, is granted parole and must fly back to his wife and child on board the Jailbird, a flight carrying some of the most violent prisoners. He must also survive a plot by Cyrus the Virus Grissom who wants to escape with all the prisoners. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Simon West
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Crime
4. National Treasure (2004)
194
26
National Treasure
PG
194
26

National Treasure, a Walt Disney movie, follows treasure hunter Benjamin Gates, as he tries to find a war chest hidden during the Revolutionary War. During this quest, he also has to beat out his competition to the chest, while avoid capture by the FBI, who are trying to arrest him.

As:
Cast
Role:
Benjamin Franklin Gates
Director:
Jon Turteltaub
Genres:
Family, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller, Action
5. Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)
182
20
Gone in Sixty Seconds
PG-13
182
20

Reformed car thief Memphis Raines is forced out of retirement after crime lord Raymond Calitri threatens to kill his brother following a botched car theft. Tasked with stealing 50 luxury cars within 3 days, he must assemble his former associates and pull off the perfect heist while fending off the police and a rival gang.

As:
Cast
Role:
Memphis Raines
Director:
Dominic Sena
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Angelina Jolie, Robert Duvall, Giovanni Ribisi, Vinnie Jones, T.J. Cross, William Lee Scott
6. Raising Arizona (1987)
129
20
Raising Arizona
PG-13
129
20

Raising Arizona is a crime-comedy film directed by the famous Coen brothers, wherein an ex-con and an ex-cop abduct one baby from a set of quintuplets belonging to a furniture mogul called Nathan Arizona after they discover that they can't have a child. The couple's lives are in jeopardy when Arizona offers a huge reward for the return of his missing baby.

As:
Cast
Role:
H.I. McDunnough
Director:
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
7. National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
140
21
National Treasure: Book of Secrets
PG
140
21

When black market antiquities dealer Mitch Wilkinson shows a missing page from John Wilkes Booth's diary with the name of Thomas Gates, accusing him to be a conspirator in Abraham Lincoln's assassination, Thomas' great-great-grandson Ben Gates embarks on a journey to prove his innocence that will lead him to the location of a lost city of gold.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ben Gates
Director:
Jon Turteltaub
Genres:
Mystery, Family, Thriller, Action, Adventure
8. City of Angels (1998)
134
22
City of Angels
PG-13
134
22

Seth, an angel whose responsibility is to guide deceased souls to the afterlife, is conflicted when he becomes attracted to young heart surgeon, Maggie Rice, while waiting for a man undergoing heart surgery. He makes up his mind when he meets Nathaniel, who was once an angel but decided to become a mortal to gain human senses.

As:
Cast
Role:
Seth
Director:
Brad Silberling
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Fantasy
9. The Family Man (2000)
132
22
The Family Man
PG-13
132
22

Jack Campbell, a bachelor and prosperous Wall Street executive, wakes up in a parallel universe beside Kate, the girlfriend he had left 13 years earlier, who is now his wife and mother of his two children. He struggles with his modest life as a car tire salesman, but gradually learns to appreciate what he had missed in life.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Campbell
Director:
Brett Ratner
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Star Cast:
Don Cheadle, Jeremy Piven, Paul Sorvino, Téa Leoni, Saul Rubinek
10. Lord of War (2005)
117
26
Lord of War
R
117
26

In the early 1980s, Yuri Orlov, a Ukrainian immigrant decides to join the arms trade along with his brother Vitaly. He quickly rises in his business, becomes wealthy and marries a famous model, Ava Fontaine. However, his rise also attracts the attention of an Interpol Agent, Jack Valentine.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Yuri Orlov
Director:
Andrew Niccol
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jared Leto, Ethan Hawke, Donald Sutherland, Bridget Moynahan, Ian Holm, Shake Tukhmanyan, Jean-Pierre Nshanian
11. Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
108
31
Leaving Las Vegas
R
108
31

Ben Sanderson, a once known Hollywood screenwriter, has now lost everything – his career and family – because of his drinking habits. Saddened, he decides to shift to Las Vegas and drink till death. There he meets and forms a relationship with a prostitute, Sera. Sera agrees to never stop him from drinking; however, complications emerge when they begin to develop feelings for each other.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ben Sanderson
Director:
Mike Figgis
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
12. It Could Happen to You (1994)
109
15
It Could Happen to You
PG
109
15

The kind-hearted NYPD officer Charlie Lang realizes that he has no money to tip the luckless waitress Yvonne Biasi at the diner. He promises to share half of his lottery winnings with her as a tip. The next day he wins $4 million and decides to keep his word. This enrages his wife, Muriel, who starts finding ways to take it all.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie Lang
Director:
Andrew Bergman
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Stanley Tucci, Rosie Perez, Isaac Hayes, Emily Deschanel, Bridget Fonda, Wendell Pierce
13. Moonstruck (1987)
96
21
Moonstruck
PG
96
21

Moonstruck follows the story of a 37-year-old Italian-American widower who falls in love with her fiance's younger brother. The romantic comedy starring Cher released to critical and commercial success in 1987. The movie's screenplay, direction and performances received high praise in particular.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ronny Cammareri
Director:
Norman Jewison
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Danny Aiello, Cher, Vincent Gardenia, Olympia Dukakis
14. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
81
27
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
R
81
27

The coming-of-age story revolves around the lives of sophomores, Stacy Hamilton and Mark Ratner, and their friends, Linda and Mike. Stacy’s older brother, Brad, is also trying to figure things out after a break up while Stacy becomes pregnant. There is also Jeff Spicoli, a stoned surfer who is constantly going up against teacher Mr.Hand. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Amy Heckerling
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
15. Next (2007)
100
19
Next
PG-13
100
19

The movie follows a small-time magician Chris Johnson who has the ability to see into the future, but can only see two minutes ahead. With the impending threat of terrorists detonating a nuclear bomb, he is hunted both by the terrorists and the FBI who want to use him to stop the threat.

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Cris Johnson
Director:
Lee Tamahori
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jessica Biel, Peter Falk, Julianne Moore, Thomas Kretschmann, Tory Kittles
16. Matchstick Men (2003)
71
18
Matchstick Men
PG-13
71
18

Con-artist, Roy Waller, suffers from Tourette’s syndrome and OCD. He, along with his partner, Frank Mercer, operates a fake lottery, but things get complicated when Roy’s daughter, Angela, suddenly enters their lives. What follows is a tale of unexpected double-crosses and hidden identities that leaves Roy questioning his life decisions. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Roy Waller
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Sam Rockwell, Alison Lohman, Bruce Altman, Bruce McGill
17. Kick-Ass (2010)
63
23
Kick-Ass
R
63
23

Dave Lizewski, an ordinary school student and comic book lover, decides to change his life by becoming masked vigilante, Kick-Ass, despite having no superpower or training. He soon earns the attention of a mafia boss after a video of him beating thugs goes viral online, forcing him to join forces with real vigilantes, Big Daddy and Hit-Girl.

As:
Cast
Director:
Matthew Vaughn
Genres:
Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
18. 8MM (1999)
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19
8MM
R
82
19

Private investigator, Tom Welles, gets hired to determine the authenticity of an 8MM snuff film showing a murder, which a tycoon’s widow, Mrs. Christian, found in her late husband’s safe. The investigation takes him to Hollywood where a porno store employee, Max California, helps him infiltrate Hollywood’s dangerous underworld of illegal porno movies, which may well prove hazardous for Welles. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Welles
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery
19. Knowing (2009)
84
19
Knowing
PG-13
84
19

In 1959, guided by mysterious voices, elementary school student Lucinda writes down the dates and death tolls of major catastrophes that would take place over the next fifty years. In 2009, 9-year-old Caleb finds her predictions and tries to prevent an upcoming catastrophe.  

As:
Cast
Role:
John Koestler
Director:
Alex Proyas
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Sci-Fi, Mystery
Star Cast:
Rose Byrne, Ben Mendelsohn, Liam Hemsworth, Chandler Canterbury, Lara Robinson, D.G. Maloney
20. Guarding Tess (1994)
79
15
Guarding Tess
PG-13
79
15

Guarding Tess is a comedy drama film which revolves around Doug, who is a secret service agent, assigned to protect Tess, a former First Lady. Although she is well-known for her diplomatic and philanthropic work, she seems to regard Tess as less of a security officer and more of a domestic servant. When she gets kidnapped, Doug puts his best effort to save her.

As:
Cast
Role:
Doug Chesnic
Director:
Hugh Wilson
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Shirley MacLaine, Austin Pendleton, Edward Albert, James Rebhorn
21. Ghost Rider (2007)
96
18
Ghost Rider
PG-13
96
18

Based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, the superhero film Ghost Rider tells the story of a bounty hunter of the damned who works under demon Mephistopheles and the moral dilemma he faces when asked to retrieve a thousand corrupt souls.

As:
Cast
Role:
Johnny Blaze / Ghost Rider
Director:
Mark Steven Johnson
Genres:
Thriller, Fantasy, Action
22. Adaptation. (2002)
47
21
Adaptation.
R
47
21

Screenwriter Charlie Kaufman is having difficulty adapting Susan Orlean's book The Orchid Thief into a screenplay. His agonies enhance with the arrival of his confident twin brother, Donald who is essentially cheerful. Charlie enlists Donald’s help in writing the screenplay and interviewing Orlean. Finding her answers unconvincing, they decide to follow her.

As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie Kaufman / Donald Kaufman
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
23. The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)
74
17
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
PG
74
17

In the 8th century, Horvath, one of magician Merlin’s three disciples, betrays him and joins evil sorceress Morgana le Fay. Balthazar, his other student, imprisons the two in a magic prison and is told by a dying Merlin to find The Prime Merlinean, the only one capable of killing Morgana. Centuries later, Balthazar finds Dave, who reluctantly becomes his apprentice.  

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Balthazar
Director:
Jon Turteltaub
Genres:
Action, Fantasy, Adventure, Family
24. Wild at Heart (1990)
52
17
Wild at Heart
R
52
17

Sailor Ripley, released from prison after killing in self-defense, breaks his parole to set out for California with girlfriend, Lula Fortune. Lula’s mother, Marietta, sends a private detective and a contract-killer after them to eliminate Sailor. While on the run in a bid to keep one step ahead of Marietta’s plotting, they encounter offensives, and fight through challenges that test their love.

As:
Cast
Role:
Sailor Ripley
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller, Comedy
25. The Frozen Ground (2013)
67
16
The Frozen Ground
R
67
16

Based on real-life Alaskan serial killer. Alaskan State trooper Jack Holcombe is assigned the case of 7 women who were tortured and murdered violently. Streetwalker Cindy Paulsen, who escaped the assault, named Robert Hansen, a respectable family man; but later, she is afraid to help. Holcombe, who believes Hansen to be the killer, must earn her trust to get evidence against Hansen. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Halcombe
Director:
Scott Walker
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Vanessa Hudgens, John Cusack, Dean Norris, Gia Mantegna
26. Windtalkers (2002)
76
18
Windtalkers
R
76
18

U.S. Marine corporal, Joesph F. Enders, is assigned to protect Navajo code talker Private, Ben Yahzee, but must kill him, if Yahzee is captured, to protect the code. As World War II progresses Enders and Yahzee develop a bond. Enders doesn’t want to kill him anymore but the war forces him to choose between duty and friendship.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Enders
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Action, War
27. Valley Girl (1983)
48
11
Valley Girl
R
48
11

In 1980s Los Angeles, a young woman from a wealthy family falls for a rebellious young boy. However, their friends don’t approve of their relationship, and want to tear it apart. But despite this, the two lovers decide to stay together.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Randy
Director:
Martha Coolidge
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Deborah Foreman, Elizabeth Daily, Michael Bowen, Cameron Dye
28. Joe (2013)
50
16
Joe
R
50
16
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe
Director:
David Gordon Green
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tye Sheridan, Gary Poulter, Ronnie Gene Blevins, Adriene Mishler
29. Birdy (1984)
29
17
Birdy
R
29
17

The award-winning film, set in the Philadelphia of the 1960s, follows friendship between athletic Al Columbato and introvert Birdy, who is fascinated with birds, their flights, and often imagines himself flying. After serving in the Vietnam War, Al returns home with major injuries, while Birdy, traumatized by the war experience, lies comatose in mental institution. Despite injuries, Al keeps visiting, trying to get through to Birdy. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Al Columbato
Director:
Alan Parker
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Matthew Modine, John Harkins, Sandy Baron, Karen Young
30. The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans (2009)
46
17
The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans
R
46
17

New Orleans police sergeant, Terence McDonagh’s personal life is in mess.  He is not only addicted to painkiller thanks to an injury he suffered while saving a prisoner during Hurricane Katrina, but is also a habitual drug user and gambler. In addition, he also hobnobs with the underworld. But things begin to change when he is assigned to investigate the murders of five illegal immigrants.

As:
Cast
Role:
Terence McDonagh
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Jennifer Coolidge, Val Edward Kilmer, Michael Shannon, Eva Mendes, Val Kilmer, Xzibit, Fairuza Balk
31. Season of the Witch (2011)
67
13
Season of the Witch
PG-13
67
13

A crusader, Behmen, return to his home in Europe and finds it to be devastated by black plague. A peasant girl is considered a witch whose evil power is behind the outbreak. At the command of the church, Behmen agrees to transport the witch to a remote abbey. The journey, though, is not an easy one as frightening discoveries stun Behmen and his group and they face dangers beyond imagination.

As:
Cast
Role:
Behmen
Director:
Dominic Sena
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Robert Sheehan, Christopher Lee, Ron Perlman, Stephen Campbell Moore, Stephen Graham
32. Snake Eyes (1998)
57
15
Snake Eyes
R
57
15

Corrupt Atlantic City police detective, Rick Santoro, is attending a boxing match in Atlantic City Arena. He meets up with his best friend, Navy Commander Kevin Dunne in charge of protecting the Defense Secretary Kirkland. During the match when Kirkland is assassinated and a mysterious Julia Costello becomes the only witness, Rick uncovers a much sinister plot. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Rick Santoro
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Carla Gugino, Gary Sinise, John Heard, Stan Shaw
33. The Weather Man (2005)
51
22
The Weather Man
R
51
22

Although doing well on the professional front, Chicago’s weatherman, Dave Spritz, is not happy about his personal life…….he couldn’t make his celebrated author father proud, he has separated from his wife and his kids present their own problems. Possibility of a high-profile job on New York television raises new question, whether to better his career prospects or stay back to mend his relationships? 

As:
Cast
Role:
David Spritz
Director:
Gore Verbinski
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Nicholas Hoult, Michael Caine, Hope Davis, Gemmenne de la Peña
34. Bringing Out the Dead (1999)
36
12
Bringing Out the Dead
R
36
12

Frank Pierce, a Manhattan paramedic working on two-man ambulance team, is exhausted and worn out after witnessing deaths and near-death patients. He starts losing his sanity, and hallucinates about the patients he couldn’t save. While working with three different eccentric colleagues, he even tries to get fired. Then, he clutches to a ray of hope as he befriends a heart-patient’s daughter, Mary.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Pierce
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
36. World Trade Center (2006)
48
10
World Trade Center
PG-13
48
10

While patrolling the area, Port Authority Police Officers, John McLoughlin and Will Jimeno, witness a plane flying too low. Back in the police station, they learn about the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and immediately set out to help in evacuation. In the process, they themselves are trapped under the rubble, where they wait for hours before they are rescued by US Marines. 

As:
Cast
Role:
John McLoughlin
Director:
Genres:
History, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
37. Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
51
19
Peggy Sue Got Married
PG-13
51
19

Peggy Sue attends a high school reunion after separating from her cheating husband. However, she faints during the reunion. When she wakes up, she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school, and gets a chance to relive her life, making different choices.

As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie Bodell
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
38. Red Rock West (1993)
33
17
Red Rock West
R
33
17

Former-marine Michael Williams arrives in Red Rock West, Wyoming, for a promised job, but is mistaken by bar-owner Wayne as professional hit-man he hired to kill his adulterous wife, Suzanne. Michael takes the offered money and after alerting Suzanne, tries to flee but an accident delays his escape. As the real killer arrives and Wayne realizes the mix-up, situation turns tough for Michael. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Michael
Director:
John Dahl
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Lara Flynn Boyle, James Thomas Patrick Walsh, Dennis Hopper, Craig Reay, Vance Johnson, Robert Apel, Bobby Joe McFadden
39. Mandy (2018)
29
11
Mandy
Not
29
11

After his peaceful life is disrupted and his girlfriend is kidnapped, Red Miller, a recovering alcoholic, sets out with the intent to settle scores with a hippie cult.

As:
Cast
Role:
Red
Director:
Panos Cosmatos
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Bill Duke, Olwen Fouéré, Linus Roache, Richard Brake
41. Snowden (2016)
23
16
Snowden
R
23
16

Edward Snowden, an employee and sub-contractor of National Security Agency, becomes disillusioned after discovering that the government is amassing virtual data even from ordinary citizens. Feeling accountable and outraged, he quits and putting his safety at risk, exposes this highly classified information about NSA’s illegal mass surveillance to the press, which makes him one of the most wanted men in the world.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Biography, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Scott Eastwood, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rhys Ifans, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Jaymes Butler
43. Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)
49
17
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
R
49
17

A fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek Army against the Italians, during the Second World War. However, during this time, his fiancée starts to fall in love with the local Italian commander.

As:
Cast
Director:
John Madden
Genres:
Music, War, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
John Hurt, Penelope Cruz, Christian Bale, Penélope Cruz, Irene Papas
44. Drive Angry (2011)
49
10
Drive Angry
R
49
10

Breaking out of Hell, John Milton goes after the satanic cult leader Jonah King, who has cruelly killed Milton’s daughter and kidnapped her baby-daughter whom he plans to sacrifice in 3 days to acquire dark powers. Together with a waitress Piper, whom Milton rescues from her ruthless boyfriend and hunted by Devil’s emissary, ‘The Accountant,’ Milton races against time to stop King.

As:
Cast
Role:
Milton
Director:
Patrick Lussier
Genres:
Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Katy Mixon, Amber Heard, William Fichtner, Billy Burke, David Morse
45. Trapped in Paradise (1994)
40
14
Trapped in Paradise
PG-13
40
14

Dave and Alvin are paroled early. They pull their brother Bill, who has managed to stay honest, to rob a bank that is light on security in Paradise, Pennsylvania, on Christmas Eve. They need to rush out of the place before the snowstorm hits, but with police on one side and kindness of the town folks on the other would make them change their tune?

As:
Cast
Role:
Bill Firpo
Director:
George Gallo
Genres:
Romance, Crime, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Dana Carvey, Richard B. Shull, Jon Lovitz, Jack Heller
46. Seeking Justice (2011)
27
9
Seeking Justice
R
27
9

Seeking Justice is an action thriller film about a husband who enlists the services of a vigilante group, in order to take revenge from an assailant who brutally attacked his wife. Later, he discovers that the group wants a ‘favor’ from him in return. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Will Gerard
Director:
Roger Donaldson
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
48. Industrial Symphony No. 1: The Dream of the Brokenhearted (1990)
3
4
Industrial Symphony No. 1: The Dream of the Brokenhearted
3
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Heartbreaker
Director:
Genres:
Music, Fantasy, Drama
Star Cast:
Laura Dern, Julee Cruise, Lisa Giobbi, Félix Blaska
49. Honeymoon in Vegas (1992)
33
11
Honeymoon in Vegas
PG-13
33
11

Honeymoon in Vegas is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of a commitment-phobic man, named Jack, who loses a significant sum of money to Tommy, in a game of poker which was rigged by the latter. Since he is unable to pay the debt, Tommy demands Jack to let him spend a weekend with Betsy, his fiancée.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Singer
Director:
Andrew Bergman
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Star Cast:
Ben Stein, Sarah Jessica Parker, Anne Bancroft, James Caan, Pat Morita
50. Stolen (2012)
30
6
Stolen
R
30
6

Stolen is an action thriller film which tells the story of Will and Vincent, who are partnering together for a heist. However, things don’t go as expected, and their plan backfires. This leads to Will’s arrest. After eight years, Will is released from jail, but shortly after, his life is turned upside down as his daughter is kidnapped by Vincent, who believes that he still has the heist money with him. Meanwhile, the FBI is keeping an eye on both of them.

As:
Cast
Role:
Will Montgomery
Director:
Simon West
Genres:
Crime, Action, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Josh Lucas, Danny Huston, Malin Akerman, Sami Gayle
51. Vampire's Kiss (1988)
29
14
Vampire's Kiss
R
29
14

Peter is a young man living in New York, whose life seems to revolve only around making a lot of money and sleeping with as many women as possible. When he takes home a beautiful woman named Rachel, she bites him on the neck, while they are in bed. Peter soon feels convinced that he has become a vampire.

As:
Cast
Role:
Peter Loew
Director:
Robert Bierman
Genres:
Horror, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jennifer Beals, Maria Conchita Alonso, Elizabeth Ashley, Kasi Lemmons
52. Willy's Wonderland (2021)
32
11
Willy's Wonderland
32
11
As:
Cast
Role:
The Janitor
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
53. Color Out of Space (2020)
13
6
Color Out of Space
13
6

Nathan Gardner moves his wife and his three children to his late father’s farm, after his wife undergoes a surgery. After a meteorite lands on their secluded farm, Nathan and his family find themselves battling against a mutant organism that starts to infect their bodies as well as their minds.

As:
Cast
Role:
Nathan Gardner
Director:
Richard Stanley
Genres:
Horror, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Tommy Chong, Joely Richardson, Elliot Knight, Madeleine Arthur
54. USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016)
35
10
USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage
R
35
10
As:
Cast
Role:
Captain McVay
Director:
Mario Van Peebles
Genres:
History, Thriller, Action, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Matt Lanter, Thomas Jane, Tom Sizemore, James Remar
55. Best of Times (1981)
6
4
Best of Times
6
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Nicholas
Director:
Don Mischer
Star Cast:
Crispin Glover, Jill Schoelen, Julie Piekarski, Kevin Cortes
56. Vengeance: A Love Story (2017)
34
12
Vengeance: A Love Story
34
12
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
John
Director:
Johnny Martin
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Don Johnson, Anna Hutchison, Talitha Eliana Bateman, Deborah Kara Unger
57. Pay the Ghost (2015)
28
7
Pay the Ghost
28
7

Mike Cole’s life turns upside down when his son is kidnapped during a Halloween parade. He is soon haunted by strange images, and now Mike must risk everything to unravel the mystery.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Mike Lawford
Director:
Uli Edel
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Horror, Drama
Star Cast:
Sarah Wayne Callies, Veronica Ferres, Lyriq Bent, Lauren Beatty
58. Trespass (2011)
24
8
Trespass
R
24
8

The Millers, diamond dealer Kyle, his architect wife Sarah, and teenage daughter Avery, are an affluent family. One night four hooded criminals invade their mansion and take them hostage for their cash and diamonds. Kyle, the only one who knows the safe’s combination, tries to negotiate, as he is aware that their lives will be in danger once the thieves get the combination.

As:
Cast
Role:
Kyle Miller
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Nicole Kidman, Ben Mendelsohn, Liana Liberato, Cam Gigandet
59. The Humanity Bureau (2017)
22
6
The Humanity Bureau
R
22
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Noah Kross
Director:
Rob W. King
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Hugh Dillon, Sarah Lind, Vicellous Shannon, Jakob Davies
60. Inconceivable (2017)
20
14
Inconceivable
R
20
14
As:
Cast
Role:
Brian
Director:
Jonathan Baker
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Eva Marie, Faye Dunaway, Natalie Eva Marie, Gina Gershon, Nicky Whelan
61. Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011)
48
14
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
PG-13
48
14

The plot of this American superhero film, based on the Marvel Comics antihero Ghost Rider, follows Johnny Blaze as he comes out of hiding to protect a young boy from the devil. This is perhaps his only chance to free himself from the curse of the devil. But Johnny is apprehensive about using the power of the Ghost Rider.

As:
Cast
Role:
Johnny Blaze / Ghost Rider
Director:
Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor
Genres:
Thriller, Fantasy, Action
Star Cast:
Idris Elba, Violante Placido, Ciarán Hinds, Johnny Whitworth
62. Bangkok Dangerous (2008)
26
15
Bangkok Dangerous
R
26
15

A remake of the 1999 film, the story focuses on a professional assassin, who travels to Bangkok to execute a series of contract killings. There, he hires a pickpocket to run errand for him, planning to kill him at the end of the mission as he usually does. Instead he becomes the boy’s mentor and breaks his own rule to start a romantic liaison with a local girl. 

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Joe
Director:
Danny Pang, Oxide Chun Pang
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Shahkrit Yamnarm, Charlie Yeung, Panward Hemmanee, Nirattisai Kaljareuk
63. Amos & Andrew (1993)
20
13
Amos & Andrew
PG-13
20
13

Amos and Andrew is a crime comedy film which tells the story of an African-American playwright Andrew Sterling, who moves to a predominantly white suburb. The local police soon surround his home, assuming that he is a burglar. To cover up their mistake, corrupt Chief Tolliver sends in a low-profile criminal named Amos to break in and take Sterling hostage. When Amos and Andrew realize that Tolliver plans to eliminate both of them, they decide to work together to get out alive.

As:
Cast
Role:
Amos Odell
Director:
E. Max Frye
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Lerner, Margaret Colin, Dabney Coleman
64. Mom and Dad (2017)
20
13
Mom and Dad
R
20
13

Mom and Dad is a horror thriller film which tells the story of a young girl Carly and her brother Josh, who are forced to protect themselves from harm when an unknown mysterious force causes all parents to violently attack and kill their own children.

As:
Cast
Director:
Brian Taylor
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Selma Blair, Anne Winters, Zackary Arthur, Robert T. Cunningham
65. The Trust (2016)
14
7
The Trust
R
14
7

The Trust is an American black comedy film which tells the story of two disillusioned police officers who learn about a huge amount of money hidden by a drug dealer. Since they are both going through financial problems in their lives, they decide to plan a heist to get the money for themselves. However, things don’t go as planned.

As:
Cast
Role:
Stone
Director:
Alex Brewer, Benjamin Brewer
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jerry Lewis, Elijah Wood, Sky Ferreira, Eric Heister
66. Sonny (2002)
8
9
Sonny
R
8
9
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Director:
Nicolas Cage
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
James Franco, Harry Dean Stanton, Brenda Blethyn, Mena Suvari
68. Army of One (2016)
18
6
Army of One
R
18
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Gary Faulkner
Director:
Larry Charles
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Biography
Star Cast:
Russell Brand, Rainn Wilson, Matthew Modine, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Amer Chadha-Patel
69. Tokarev (2014)
20
9
Tokarev
20
9

This action crime thriller film revolves around a reformed criminal, whose daughter is kidnapped, after which he returns to his old ways and starts his own investigation.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Paul Maguire
Director:
Paco Cabezas
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Danny Glover, Peter Stormare, Rachel Nichols, Max Ryan, Michael McGrady
70. Kill Chain (2019)
10
2
Kill Chain
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Araña
Director:
Ken Sanzel
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Alimi Ballard, Enrico Colantoni, Ryan Kwanten, Anabelle Acosta
71. The Wicker Man (2006)
43
8
The Wicker Man
PG-13
43
8

 Officer Edward Malus travels to a distant island to find the daughter Rowan of his ex-fiancée. He tries to rescue Rowan from a neo-pagan cult about to sacrifice her only to realize it was all a trap. 

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Edward Malus
Director:
Neil LaBute
Genres:
Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Star Cast:
Jason Ritter, Aaron Eckhart, James Franco, Ellen Burstyn, Kate Beahan, Frances Conroy
73. Between Worlds (2018)
9
11
Between Worlds
R
9
11
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe
Director:
Maria Pulera
Genres:
Action, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Lydia Hearst, Garrett Clayton, Franka Potente, Penelope Mitchell
74. Fire Birds (1990)
18
9
Fire Birds
PG-13
18
9
As:
Cast
Role:
Jake Preston
Director:
David Green
Genres:
Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Tommy Lee Jones, Sean Young, Bryan Kestner, Illana Diamant
75. Primal (2018)
8
3
Primal
R
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Walsh
Director:
Nick Powell
Genres:
Action
Star Cast:
Kevin Durand, Famke Janssen, Michael Imperioli, LaMonica Garrett
76. Dying of the Light (2014)
19
7
Dying of the Light
R
19
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Evan Lake
Director:
Paul Schrader
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Anton Yelchin, Alexander Karim, Irène Jacob, Tomiwa Edun
77. Grand Isle (2020)
8
3
Grand Isle
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Walter
Genres:
Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
78. Outcast (2014)
14
8
Outcast
14
8

When a dying king in China, chooses his younger son Zhao as the successor, and sends him away in the care of his older sister, Lian, Prince Shing is outraged, and murders his father. He orders the death of his siblings, in order to gain the throne. But they manage to escape, and eventually, they meet a warrior who might be able to help them regain what is rightfully theirs.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Gallain
Director:
Nick Powell
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Adventure
Star Cast:
Hayden Christensen, Liu Yifei, Alexandre Bailly, Bozhao Wang, Kahina Carina, Simon Chin
79. A Score to Settle (2019)
9
1
A Score to Settle
Not
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Frank
Director:
Shawn Ku
Genres:
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Benjamin Bratt, Karolina Wydra, Mohamed Karim, Noah Le Gros
80. Zandalee (1991)
18
9
Zandalee
18
9
As:
Cast
Role:
Johnny Collins
Director:
Sam Pillsbury
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Joe Pantoliano, Marisa Tomei, Steve Buscemi, Judge Reinhold, Erika Anderson
81. Dog Eat Dog (2016)
12
9
Dog Eat Dog
12
9
As:
Cast
Role:
Troy
Director:
Paul Schrader
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Willem Dafoe, Christopher Matthew Cook, Omar J. Dorsey, Louisa Krause
82. Looking Glass (2018)
12
8
Looking Glass
R
12
8
As:
Cast
Role:
Ray
Director:
Tim Hunter
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Robin Tunney, Ernie Lively, Marc Blucas, Jacque Gray
83. 211 (2018)
11
6
211
R
11
6
As:
Cast
Role:
Chandler
Director:
York Alec Shackleton
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Rainey Jr., Sophie Skelton, Dwayne Cameron, Weston Cage
84. Left Behind (2014)
36
14
Left Behind
PG-13
36
14

Chaos and anarchy starts reigning on Earth, supposedly due to the Rapture. Millions of people suddenly vanish and suddenly there is chaos and destruction everywhere. Meanwhile, a young girl, Chloe, and her father, attempt to survive.

As:
Cast
Role:
Rayford Steele
Director:
Vic Armstrong
Genres:
Action, Mystery, Fantasy, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Chad Michael Murray, Jordin Sparks, Cassi Thomson, Nicky Whelan
85. Arsenal (2017)
9
8
Arsenal
R
9
8
As:
Cast
Role:
Eddie King
Director:
Steven C. Miller
Genres:
Crime, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Adrian Grenier, John Cusack, Johnathon Schaech, William Mark McCullough
88. The Boy in Blue (1986)
12
7
The Boy in Blue
R
12
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Ned Hanlan
Director:
Charles Jarrott
Genres:
Drama, Sport, Biography
Star Cast:
Kim Coates, Christopher Plummer, Cynthia Dale, David Naughton, Sean Sullivan
90. Tempo di uccidere (1989)
4
9
Tempo di uccidere
R
4
9
As:
Cast
Role:
Enrico Silvestri
Director:
Giuliano Montaldo
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Ricky Tognazzi, Patrice-Flora Praxo, Gianluca Favilla, Georges Claisse

Director

Sonny (2002)
8
9
Sonny
R
8
9
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Director:
Nicolas Cage
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
James Franco, Harry Dean Stanton, Brenda Blethyn, Mena Suvari

TV Shows

The Dresden Files
The Dresden Files
As:
Producer
Director:
David Carson, Michael Grossman
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Action
Star Cast:
Laura Vandervoort, Kim Coates, Paul Blackthorne, Valerie Cruz, Terrence Mann, Raoul Bhaneja, Conrad Coates

Animation Movies

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
PG

Set in Spider-Verse, a group of multiple universes, the story focuses on Miles Morales, a New York teen. Bitten by a radioactive spider, he now gains spider-like abilities similar to Spider-Man. Shortly after that he discovers a "Super-Collider" built by supervillain Kingpin and must now join with other Spider men and women from other dimensions to save his city. 

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Spider-Man Noir
Director:
Rodney Rothman, Peter Ramsey, Bob Persichetti
Genres:
Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
The Croods (2013)
The Croods
PG

The animated classic revolves around the prehistoric family the Croods. Fearful patriarch Grug keeps the family safe with his over-protective nature. Things take a turn when his daughter Eep falls for Guy, a more evolved human and Grug has to trust him to save his family from the end of the world. 

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Grug
Director:
Kirk De Micco, Chris Sanders
Genres:
Animation, Family, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
The Croods: A New Age (2020)
The Croods: A New Age
PG

This animated adventure comedy film tells us the story of the prehistoric Crood family, who is searching for a safer habitat, meeting their requirements. Meanwhile, they are also challenged by the Bettermans, a family which claims to be better and more evolved than them.   

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Grug
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Astro Boy (2009)
Astro Boy
PG

Astro Boy, a robot having incredible powers, is discarded by his creator. However, he sets out to find his own identity and ends up in an adventure that would make him the greatest superhero of his time.  

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Dr. Tenma
Director:
David Bowers
Genres:
Action, Family, Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
The Ant Bully (2006)
The Ant Bully
PG

The Ant Bully is an animated adventure comedy film, which tells the story of Lucas who is being bullied a boy bigger than him. Lucas takes out his frustration on an innocent colony of ants, flooding it with his water gun.  Things take a turn when he is magically shrunken down to the size of an insect. 

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Zoc
Director:
John A. Davis
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Animation, Family, Adventure
Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001)
Christmas Carol: The Movie
PG
As:
Cast, Voiceover
Role:
Marley
Director:
Jimmy T. Murakami
Genres:
Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Rhys Ifans, Kate Winslet, Simon Callow, Jane Horrocks, Michael Gambon
G-Force (2009)
G-Force
PG

Leonard Saber, a business-magnate plans to use household appliances as cover for a lethal weapon and take over the world. The government team of trained Guinea pigs, a mole and fly, equipped with high-tech espionage apparatus, is set to stop Saber. Though the unconvinced FBI sends them to a pet-shop, the squad must somehow stop the wicked tycoon from capturing the world. 

As:
Cast, Voiceover
Director:
Hoyt Yeatman
Genres:
Adventure, Action, Animation, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Comedy

Special appearance/Cameo

Grindhouse (2007)
Grindhouse
R

A tribute to the 1970s exploitation film, it has two horror feature films - Planet Terror and Death Proof. In the first movie, there is a fierce struggle between the blood thirsty zombies and determined humans who want to survive. In the second movie, a psychopath Hollywood stuntman kills young women by using his death proof car. The movie also features fake exploitation trailers.

As:
Cast, uncredited
Role:
Fu Manchu (segment "Werewolf Women of the SS") (uncredited)
Genres:
Action, Horror, Thriller

Nicolas Cage Awards

Academy Awards
Leaving Las Vegas Best Actor in a Leading Role 1996
Golden Globe Awards
Leaving Las Vegas Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 1996
MTV Movie & TV Awards
Face/Off Best On-Screen Duo 1998
The Rock Best On-Screen Duo 1997