Best Gary Busey movies

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Best Gary Busey movies
We present our ranking of the best Gary Busey movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Gary Busey.

TOP 31:
The Magnificent Seven Ride!
The Magnificent Seven Ride!
Gary Busey as: Hank Allan
Genre: Action, Western
Release: 1972
Marshal Chris Adams turns down a friend's request to help stop the depredations of a gang of Mexican bandits. When his wife is killed by bank robbers and his friend is killed capturing the last thief, Chris feels obligated to take up his friend's cause and recruits a writer and five prisoners to destroy the desperadoes.The last in the original series of four "Magnificent Seven" movies.

TOP 30:
D.C. Cab
D.C. Cab
Gary Busey as: Dell
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Release: 1983
The tale of a hapless group of cabbies and a rundown cab company owned by Harold. Albert comes to town with a dream of starting his own cab company but needs to motivate Harold's employees to want to make something out of themselves. It is only when Albert is kidnapped that the cabbies must decide whether or not they are loyal to Albert and his cause.


TOP 29:
D.C. Cab
D.C. Cab
Gary Busey as: Dell
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Release: 1983
The tale of a hapless group of cabbies and a rundown cab company owned by Harold. Albert comes to town with a dream of starting his own cab company but needs to motivate Harold's employees to want to make something out of themselves. It is only when Albert is kidnapped that the cabbies must decide whether or not they are loyal to Albert and his cause.

TOP 28:
Drop Zone
Drop Zone
Gary Busey as: Ty Moncrief
Genre: Action
Release: 1994
A team of skydiving crooks led by DEA-agent-turned-bad Ty Moncrief (Busey) specialize in landing on police roofs and breaking in so their evil computer nerd can steal undercover agents' files and sell them to drug lords. Federal Marshal Pete Nessip (Snipes) lost a brother to this crew and learns skydiving with the help of tough-but-lovable instructor Jessie Crossmann (Butler) so he can track them down.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Corin Nemec movies?

TOP 27:
Drop Zone
Drop Zone
Gary Busey as: Ty Moncrief
Genre: Action
Release: 1994
A team of skydiving crooks led by DEA-agent-turned-bad Ty Moncrief (Busey) specialize in landing on police roofs and breaking in so their evil computer nerd can steal undercover agents' files and sell them to drug lords. Federal Marshal Pete Nessip (Snipes) lost a brother to this crew and learns skydiving with the help of tough-but-lovable instructor Jessie Crossmann (Butler) so he can track them down.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael Jeter movies?


TOP 26:
Bounty Killer
Bounty Killer
Gary Busey as: Van Sterling
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Release: 2013
It’s been 20 years since the corporations took over the world’s governments. Their thirst for power and profits led to the Corporate Wars, a fierce global battle that laid waste to society as we know it. Born from the ash, the Council of Nine rose as a new law and order for this dark age. To avenge the corporations’ reckless destruction, the Council issues death warrants for all white collar criminals. Their hunters—the bounty killer. From amateur savage to graceful assassin, the bounty killers now compete for body count, fame and a fat stack of cash. They’re ending the plague of corporate greed and providing the survivors of the apocalypse with retribution. These are the new heroes. This is the age of the BOUNTY KILLER.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Beverly D'Angelo movies?

TOP 25:
Bounty Killer
Bounty Killer
Gary Busey as: Van Sterling
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Release: 2013
It’s been 20 years since the corporations took over the world’s governments. Their thirst for power and profits led to the Corporate Wars, a fierce global battle that laid waste to society as we know it. Born from the ash, the Council of Nine rose as a new law and order for this dark age. To avenge the corporations’ reckless destruction, the Council issues death warrants for all white collar criminals. Their hunters—the bounty killer. From amateur savage to graceful assassin, the bounty killers now compete for body count, fame and a fat stack of cash. They’re ending the plague of corporate greed and providing the survivors of the apocalypse with retribution. These are the new heroes. This is the age of the BOUNTY KILLER.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kristanna Loken movies?

TOP 24:
Rookie of the Year
Rookie of the Year
Gary Busey as: Chet Steadman
Genre: Comedy, Family
Release: 1993
12-year-old Henry Rowengartner, whose late father was a minor league baseball player, grew up dreaming of playing baseball, despite his physical shortcomings. After Henry's arm is broken while trying to catch a baseball at school, the tendon in that arm heals too tightly, allowing Henry to throw pitches that are as fast as 103 mph. Henry is spotted at nearby Wrigley Field by Larry "Fish" Fisher, the general manager of the struggling Chicago Cubs, after Henry throws an opponent's home-run ball all the way from the outfield bleachers back to the catcher, and it seems that Henry may be the pitcher that team owner Bob Carson has been praying for.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Thomas Ian Nicholas movies?


TOP 23:
Rookie of the Year
Rookie of the Year
Gary Busey as: Chet Steadman
Genre: Comedy, Family
Release: 1993
12-year-old Henry Rowengartner, whose late father was a minor league baseball player, grew up dreaming of playing baseball, despite his physical shortcomings. After Henry's arm is broken while trying to catch a baseball at school, the tendon in that arm heals too tightly, allowing Henry to throw pitches that are as fast as 103 mph. Henry is spotted at nearby Wrigley Field by Larry "Fish" Fisher, the general manager of the struggling Chicago Cubs, after Henry throws an opponent's home-run ball all the way from the outfield bleachers back to the catcher, and it seems that Henry may be the pitcher that team owner Bob Carson has been praying for.

TOP 22:
A Star Is Born
A Star Is Born
Gary Busey as: Bobbie Ritchie
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Release: 1976
Drunken, has-been rock star John Norman Howard falls in love with unknown singer, Esther Hoffman, after seeing her perform at a club. He lets her sing a few songs at one of his shows and she becomes the talk of the music industry. Esther's star begins to rise, while John's continues to fall. She tries desperately to get John to sober up and focus on his music, but it may be too late to save him.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dave Chappelle movies?

TOP 21:
A Star Is Born
A Star Is Born
Gary Busey as: Bobbie Ritchie
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Release: 1976
Drunken, has-been rock star John Norman Howard falls in love with unknown singer, Esther Hoffman, after seeing her perform at a club. He lets her sing a few songs at one of his shows and she becomes the talk of the music industry. Esther's star begins to rise, while John's continues to fall. She tries desperately to get John to sober up and focus on his music, but it may be too late to save him.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ron Rifkin movies?


TOP 20:
Black Sheep
Black Sheep
Gary Busey as: Drake Sabitch
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1996
When dignified Albert Donnelly runs for Governor, his team moves to keep his slow-witted and klutzy younger brother, Mike, out of the eye of the media. To baby-sit Mike, the campaign assigns sarcastic Steve, who gets the experience of a lifetime when he tries to take Mike out of town during the election.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tim Matheson movies?

TOP 19:
Black Sheep
Black Sheep
Gary Busey as: Drake Sabitch
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1996
When dignified Albert Donnelly runs for Governor, his team moves to keep his slow-witted and klutzy younger brother, Mike, out of the eye of the media. To baby-sit Mike, the campaign assigns sarcastic Steve, who gets the experience of a lifetime when he tries to take Mike out of town during the election.

TOP 18:
Predator 2
Predator 2
Gary Busey as: Peter Keyes
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Thriller
Release: 1990
Ten years after a band of mercenaries first battled a vicious alien, the invisible creature from another world has returned to Earth—and this time, it’s drawn to the gang-ruled and ravaged city of Los Angeles. When it starts murdering drug dealers, detective-lieutenant Mike Harrigan and his police force set out to capture the creature, ignoring warnings from a mysterious government agent to stay away.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Elpidia Carrillo movies?

TOP 17:
Soldier
Soldier
Gary Busey as: Church
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Release: 1998
Sergeant Todd is a veteran soldier for an elite group of the armed forces. After being defeated by a new breed of genetically engineered soldiers, he is dumped on a waste planet and left for dead. He soon interacts with a group of crash survivors who lead out a peaceful existence. The peace is broken as the new soldiers land on the planet to eliminate the colony, which Sergeant Todd must defend.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ken Lo movies?


TOP 16:
Entourage
Entourage
Gary Busey as: Gary Busey
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2015
Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys, Eric, Turtle and Johnny, are back…and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold. Some of their ambitions have changed, but the bond between them remains strong as they navigate the capricious and often cutthroat world of Hollywood.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Mike Tyson movies?

TOP 15:

Surviving the Game

Surviving the Game
Gary Busey as: Doc Hawkins
Genre: Action
Release: 1994
A homeless man is hired as a survival guide for a group of wealthy businessmen on a hunting trip in the mountains, unaware that they are killers who hunt humans for sport, and that he is their new prey.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rutger Hauer movies?

TOP 14:

Under Siege

Under Siege
Gary Busey as: Commander Krill
Genre: Action, Thriller
Release: 1992
This action-packed thriller takes place on the soon-to-be-decommissioned USS Missouri. Disgruntled ex-CIA operative Strannix, his assistant Krill and their group of terrorists seize the battleship with nuclear blackmail in mind. They've planned for every contingency but ignore the ship's cook, former Navy SEAL Casey Ryback -- an error that could be fatal.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Brenda Bakke movies?

TOP 13:

Silver Bullet

Silver Bullet
Gary Busey as: Uncle Red
Genre: Horror
Release: 1985
The small city of Tarker's Mill is startled by a series of sadistic murders. The population fears that this is the work of a maniac. During a search a mysterious, hairy creature is observed. This strange appearance is noticed once a month. People lock themselves up at night, but there's one boy who's still outside, he's preparing the barbecue.

TOP 12:

Insignificance

Insignificance
Gary Busey as: The Ballplayer
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1985
Four 1950s cultural icons who conceivably could have met but probably didn't, fictionally do so in this modern fable of post-WWII America. Visually intriguing, the film has a fluid progression of flashbacks and flashforwards centering on the fictional Einstein's current observations, childhood memories, and apprehensions for the future.


TOP 11:

The Gumball Rally

The Gumball Rally
Gary Busey as: Gibson - Camaro Team
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1976
A group of people from different backgrounds have one thing in common: when they hear the world "gumball" whispered by one of the others, they know that it's time for the Gumball Rally: a no-holds barred, secret, winner-take-all rally across the USA.

TOP 10:

The Firm

The Firm
Gary Busey as: Eddie Lomax
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1993
Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the more sinister side of his company. Then, two Associates are murdered. The FBI contact him, asking him for information and suddenly his life is ruined. He has a choice - work with the FBI, or stay with the Firm. Either way he will lose his life as he knows it. Mitch figures the only way out is to follow his own plan...
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Wilford Brimley movies?

TOP 9:

Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
Gary Busey as: Curly
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Release: 1974
With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organise a daring new heist.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jeff Bridges movies?

TOP 8:

Big Wednesday

Big Wednesday
Gary Busey as: Leroy
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release: 1978
Three 1960s California surfers fool around, drift apart and reunite years later to ride epic waves.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best William Katt movies?

TOP 7:

Point Break

Point Break
Gary Busey as: FBI Agent Angelo Pappas
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1991
In Los Angeles, a gang of bank robbers call themselves The Ex-Presidents commit their crimes while wearing masks of Reagan, Carter, Nixon and Johnson. The F.B.I. believes that the members of the gang could be surfers and send young agent Johnny Utah undercover at the beach to mix with the surfers and gather information.


TOP 6:

Lethal Weapon

Lethal Weapon
Gary Busey as: Mr. Joshua
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1987
Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on their first homicide investigation as partners, involving a young woman known to Murtaugh with ties to a drug and prostitution ring.

TOP 5:

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Gary Busey as: Highway Patrolman
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Release: 1998
Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their hotel room and fear legal repercussions. Duke begins to drive back to L.A., but after an odd run-in with a cop, he returns to Sin City and continues his wild drug binge.

TOP 4:

The Player

The Player
Gary Busey as: Gary Busey
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1992
A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?

TOP 3:

The Buddy Holly Story

The Buddy Holly Story
Gary Busey as: Buddy Holly
Genre: Drama, Music
Release: 1978
A film about the life and career of the early rock and roll star.

TOP 2:

Straight Time

Straight Time
Gary Busey as: Willy Darin
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1978
After being released on parole, a burglar attempts to go straight, get a regular job, and just go by the rules. He soon finds himself back in jail at the hands of a power-hungry parole officer.


TOP 1:

Lost Highway

Lost Highway
Gary Busey as: Bill Dayton
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Release: 1997
A tormented jazz musician finds himself lost in an enigmatic story involving murder, surveillance, gangsters, doppelgangers, and an impossible transformation inside a prison cell.


If you like the best Gary Busey movies, then you will also like the best Michael Jeter movies, where many of their films coincide.