Best Giancarlo Esposito movies

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Best Giancarlo Esposito movies
We present our ranking of the best Giancarlo Esposito 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 Giancarlo Esposito.

TOP 25:
Money Monster
Money Monster
Giancarlo Esposito as: Captain Marcus Powell
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Release: 2016
Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes over their studio.

TOP 24:
School Daze
School Daze
Giancarlo Esposito as: Julian
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Release: 1988
Fraternity and sorority members clash with other students at a historically black college during homecoming weekend.


TOP 23:
Bob Roberts
Bob Roberts
Giancarlo Esposito as: Bugs Raplin
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1992
Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the filmmakers follow his campaign, Robbins gives needle-sharp insight into the way candidates manipulate the media.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Helen Hunt movies?

TOP 22:
King of New York
King of New York
Giancarlo Esposito as: Lance
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 Wesley Snipes movies?

TOP 21:
The Cotton Club
The Cotton Club
Giancarlo Esposito as: Bumpy Hood
Genre: Drama, Crime, Romance
Release: 1984
Harlem's legendary Cotton Club becomes a hotbed of passion and violence as the lives and loves of entertainers and gangsters collide.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Richard Gere movies?


TOP 20:
The Cotton Club
The Cotton Club
Genre: Drama, Crime, Romance
Release: 1984
Harlem's legendary Cotton Club becomes a hotbed of passion and violence as the lives and loves of entertainers and gangsters collide.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Diane Lane movies?

TOP 19:
Last Holiday
Last Holiday
Giancarlo Esposito as: Senator Dillings
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Release: 2006
After she's diagnosed with a terminal illness, a shy woman decides to take a European vacation.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Queen Latifah movies?

TOP 18:
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
Giancarlo Esposito as: Jorge
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2015
Thomas and his fellow Gladers face their greatest challenge yet: searching for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the Scorch, a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles. Teaming up with resistance fighters, the Gladers take on WCKD’s vastly superior forces and uncover its shocking plans for them all.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Alan Tudyk movies?


TOP 17:
Taps
Taps
Giancarlo Esposito as: Cadet Captain J.C. Pierce
Genre: Drama
Release: 1981
Military cadets take extreme measures to insure the future of their academy when its existence is threatened by local condo developers.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sean Penn movies?

TOP 16:
Rabbit Hole
Rabbit Hole
Giancarlo Esposito as: Auggie
Genre: Drama
Release: 2010
Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Aaron Eckhart movies?

TOP 15:

Blue in the Face

Blue in the Face
Giancarlo Esposito as: Tommy Finelli
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1995
Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he keeps smoking and Madonna acts as a Singing Telegram.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jared Harris movies?


TOP 14:

Ali

Ali
Giancarlo Esposito as: Cassius Clay, Sr.
Genre: Drama
Release: 2001
In 1964, a brash, new pro boxer, fresh from his Olympic gold medal victory, explodes onto the scene: Cassius Clay. Bold and outspoken, he cuts an entirely new image for African Americans in sport with his proud public self-confidence and his unapologetic belief that he is the greatest boxer of all time. Yet at the top of his game, both Ali's personal and professional lives face the ultimate test.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Joe Morton movies?

TOP 13:

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book
Giancarlo Esposito as: Akela (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 12:

Son of Batman

Son of Batman
Giancarlo Esposito as: Ra's al Ghul (voice)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation
Release: 2014
Batman learns that he has a violent, unruly pre-teen son with Talia al Ghul named Damian Wayne who is secretly being raised by Ra's al Ghul and the League of Assassins. When Ra's al Ghul apparently dies after a battle with Deathstroke, Batman must work to stop his long-lost son from taking revenge and guiding him to a righteous path, in addition to the chance for the pair to truly acknowledging each other as family.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Xander Berkeley movies?

TOP 11:

Maze Runner: The Death Cure

Maze Runner: The Death Cure
Giancarlo Esposito as: Jorge
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Release: 2018
Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who makes it out alive will get answers to the questions the Gladers have been asking since they first arrived in the maze.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Thomas Brodie-Sangster movies?


TOP 10:

Trading Places

Trading Places
Giancarlo Esposito as: Cellmate #2
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1983
A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.

TOP 9:

Smoke

Smoke
Giancarlo Esposito as: Tommy
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1995
Writer Paul Benjamin is nearly hit by a bus when he leaves Auggie Wren's smoke shop. Stranger Rashid Cole saves his life, and soon middle-aged Paul tells homeless Rashid that he wouldn't mind a short-term housemate. Still grieving over his wife's murder, Paul is moved by both Rashid's quest to reconnect with his father and Auggie's discovery that a woman who might be his daughter is about to give birth.

TOP 8:

Batman: Assault on Arkham

Batman: Assault on Arkham
Giancarlo Esposito as: Black Spider / Eric Needham (voice)
Genre: Action, Animation, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2014
Based on the hit video game series, Batman must find a bomb planted by the Joker while dealing with a mysterious team of villains called the Suicide Squad.

TOP 7:

Fresh

Fresh
Giancarlo Esposito as: Esteban
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1994
Michael is a 12-year-old drug pusher who lives in a crowded house with his cousins and aunt. His father has become a street bum, but still meets with Fresh on occasion to play chess. Fresh is rather quiet in a crazy world. Fresh's sister is a junkie who sleeps with the dealers that Fresh sells for. As the story progresses Fresh realizes that he doesn't want to sell drugs anymore, he wants revenge.

TOP 6:

Malcolm X

Malcolm X
Giancarlo Esposito as: Thomas Hayer
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 1992
A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left a legacy of self-determination and racial pride.


TOP 5:

Okja

Okja
Giancarlo Esposito as: Frank Dawson
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction
Release: 2017
A young girl named Mija risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend - a massive animal named Okja.

TOP 4:

Night on Earth

Night on Earth
Giancarlo Esposito as: YoYo
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1991
An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.

TOP 3:

Stargirl

Stargirl
Giancarlo Esposito as: Archie Brubaker
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2020
Leo Borlock is an average student at Mica High School. He gets decent grades, is a member of the school's marching band and has always been content flying under the radar. But all that changes when he meets Stargirl Caraway, a confident and colorful new student with a penchant for the ukulele, who stands out in a crowd. She is kind, finds magic in the mundane and touches the lives of others with the simplest of gestures. Her eccentricities and infectious personality charm Leo and the student body, and she quickly goes from being ignored and ridiculed to accepted and praised, then back again, sending Leo on a rollercoaster ride of emotions.

TOP 2:

Do the Right Thing

Do the Right Thing
Giancarlo Esposito as: Buggin Out
Genre: Drama
Release: 1989
Salvatore "Sal" Fragione is the Italian owner of a pizzeria in Brooklyn. A neighborhood local, Buggin' Out, becomes upset when he sees that the pizzeria's Wall of Fame exhibits only Italian actors. Buggin' Out believes a pizzeria in a black neighborhood should showcase black actors, but Sal disagrees. The wall becomes a symbol of racism and hate to Buggin' Out and to other people in the neighborhood, and tensions rise.

TOP 1:

The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects
Giancarlo Esposito as: FBI Agent Jack Baer
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1995
Held in an L.A. interrogation room, Verbal Kint attempts to convince the feds that a mythic crime lord, Keyser Soze, not only exists, but was also responsible for drawing him and his four partners into a multi-million dollar heist that ended with an explosion in San Pedro harbor – leaving few survivors. Verbal lures his interrogators with an incredible story of the crime lord's almost supernatural prowess.



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