Best Christopher Walken movies

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Best Christopher Walken movies
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TOP 25:
Pennies from Heaven
Pennies from Heaven
Character: Tom
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Release: 1981
A musical set in the great Busby Berkeley style. In Chicago during the depression, sheet music salesman, Arthur Parker, is trying to sell his products, but it's not easy to convince unwilling music store owners to buy them. Although he's already married to the somewhat drab Joan, when he meets school teacher Eileen in a music store, he falls in love with her.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Steve Martin movies?

TOP 24:
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead
Character: The Man with the Plan
Genre: Drama, Crime
Release: 1995
A mafia film in Tarantino style with a star-studded cast. Jimmy’s “The Saint” gangster career has finally ended. Yet now he finds him self doing favors for a wise godfather known as “The Man with the Plan.”
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Christopher Lloyd movies?


TOP 23:
Suicide Kings
Suicide Kings
Character: Carlo Bartolucci
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1998
Charlie, a former mobster, is abducted by five privileged young men desperate to raise a $2 million ransom to save the sister of a friend. As Charlie plays mind games, however, his captors splinter -- each wondering whether one of their own had a hand in the crime.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Brad Garrett movies?

TOP 22:
Basquiat
Basquiat
Character: The Interviewer
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 1996
The brief life of Jean Michel Basquiat, a world renowned New York street artist struggling with fame, drugs and his identity.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jeffrey Wright movies?

TOP 21:
Heaven's Gate
Heaven's Gate
Character: Nathan D. Champion
Genre: Drama, Western
Release: 1980
Harvard graduate James Averill is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area's poverty-stricken immigrants and its wealthy cattle farmers. The politically connected ranch owners fight the immigrants with the help of Nathan Champion, a mercenary competing with Averill for the love of local madam Ella Watson. As the struggle escalates, Averill and Champion begin to question their decisions.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Brad Dourif movies?


TOP 20:
The Milagro Beanfield War
The Milagro Beanfield War
Character: Kyril Montana
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1988
In Milagro, a small town in the American Southwest, Ladd Devine plans to build a major new resort development. While activist Ruby Archuleta and lawyer/newspaper editor Charlie Bloom realize that this will result in the eventual displacement of the local Hispanic farmers, they cannot arouse much opposition because of the short term opportunities offered by construction jobs.

TOP 19:
King of New York
King of New York
Character: Frank White
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Release: 1990
A former drug lord returns from prison determined to wipe out all his competition and distribute the profits of his operations to New York's poor and lower classes in this stylish and ultra violent modern twist on Robin Hood.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Giancarlo Esposito movies?

TOP 18:
A Late Quartet
A Late Quartet
Character: Peter Mitchell
Genre: Music, Drama
Release: 2012
When the beloved cellist of a world-renowned string quartet is diagnosed with a life threatening illness, the group’s future suddenly hangs in the balance as suppressed emotions, competing egos and uncontrollable passions threaten to derail years of friendship and collaboration. As they are about to play their 25th anniversary concert — quite possibly their last — only their intimate bond and the power of music can preserve their legacy.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Catherine Keener movies?


TOP 17:
Batman Returns
Batman Returns
Character: Max Shreck
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Release: 1992
Having defeated the Joker, Batman now faces the Penguin—a warped and deformed individual who is intent on being accepted into Gotham society, with the help of Max Schreck, a crooked businessman, whom he coerces into helping him run for the position of Mayor of Gotham, while they both attempt to frame Batman in a different light. Batman must attempt to clear his name, all while also deciding just what must be done with the mysterious Catwoman slinking about.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Danny DeVito movies?

TOP 16:
The Jungle Book
The Jungle Book
Character: King Louie (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2016
A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best John Rhys-Davies movies?

TOP 15:

Seven Psychopaths

Seven Psychopaths
Character: Hans Kieslowski
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 2012
A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Abbie Cornish movies?


TOP 14:

Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys
Character: Angelo “Gyp” DeCarlo
Genre: Drama, Music
Release: 2014
A musical biopic of the Four Seasons—the rise, the tough times and personal clashes, and the ultimate triumph of a group of friends whose music became symbolic of a generation. Far from a mere tribute concert, it gets to the heart of the relationships at the centre of the group, with a special focus on frontman Frankie Valli, the small kid with the big falsetto.

TOP 13:

Kill the Irishman

Kill the Irishman
Character: Shondor Birns
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2011
Over the summer of 1976, thirty-six bombs detonate in the heart of Cleveland while a turf war raged between Irish mobster Danny Greene and the Italian mafia. Based on a true story, Kill the Irishman chronicles Greene's heroic rise from a tough Cleveland neighborhood to become an enforcer in the local mob.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bob Gunton movies?

TOP 12:

At Close Range

At Close Range
Character: Bradford "Brad" Whitewood Sr.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1986
Based upon the true story of Bruce Johnston Sr., his son, and his brothers; together, they constituted one of suburban Philadelphia's most notorious crime families during the 1970s. Their criminal activities ranged from burglary, theft... and ultimately, murder.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sean Penn movies?

TOP 11:

Irreplaceable You

Irreplaceable You
Character: Myron
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2018
A couple who have known each other since 8 are destined to be together until death do them apart.


TOP 10:

The Dead Zone

The Dead Zone
Character: Johnny Smith
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Science Fiction
Release: 1983
Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in a coma for 5 years. When he wakes, he discovers he has an ability to see into the past, present and future life of anyone with whom he comes into physical contact.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Martin Sheen movies?

TOP 9:

Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow
Character: Hessian Horseman
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1999
New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.

TOP 8:

Eddie the Eagle

Eddie the Eagle
Character: Warren Sharp
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, History
Release: 2016
The feel-good story of Michael 'Eddie' Edwards, an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself—even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach, Eddie takes on the establishment and wins the hearts of sports fans around the world by making an improbable and historic showing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.

TOP 7:

The Funeral

The Funeral
Character: Ray Tempio
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1996
The story concerns the funeral of one of three brothers in a family of gangsters that lived in New York in 1930s. Details of the past of the brothers and their families are shown through a series of flashbacks.

TOP 6:

Man on Fire

Man on Fire
Character: Rayburn
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2004
Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's kidnapped he's consumed by fury and will stop at nothing to save her life.


TOP 5:

True Romance

True Romance
Character: Vincenzo Coccotti
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Romance
Release: 1993
Clarence marries hooker Alabama, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it.

TOP 4:

Annie Hall

Annie Hall
Character: Duane Hall
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1977
New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.

TOP 3:

Catch Me If You Can

Catch Me If You Can
Character: Frank Abagnale
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 2002
A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not only eludes capture, he revels in the pursuit.

TOP 2:

The Deer Hunter

The Deer Hunter
Character: Nikanor "Nick" Chevotarevich
Genre: Drama, War
Release: 1978
A group of working-class friends decides to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos -- not the noble venture they imagined. Before they left, Steven married his pregnant girlfriend -- and Michael and Nick were in love with the same woman. But all three are different men upon their return.

TOP 1:

Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction
Character: Captain Koons
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Release: 1994
A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.



If you like the best Christopher Walken movies, then you will also like the best Giancarlo Esposito movies, where many of their films coincide.