Best James Spader movies

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Best James Spader movies
We present our ranking of the best James Spader 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 James Spader.

TOP 25:
Shorts
Shorts
James Spader as: Mr. Black
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2009
A young boy's discovery of a colorful, wish-granting rock causes chaos in the suburban town of Black Falls when jealous kids and scheming adults alike set out to get their hands on it.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jimmy Bennett movies?

TOP 24:
Alien Hunter
Alien Hunter
James Spader as: Julian Rome
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 2003
Government agents find evidence of extraterrestrial life at the South Pole.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Roy Dotrice movies?


TOP 23:
Endless Love
Endless Love
James Spader as: Keith Butterfield
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1981
Two young kids fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for the parents of Jade. The parents try to stop them from seeing each other. But when this doesn't work, David burns down the house and is sent away. This doesn't stop him from seeing her. When he gets out he goes to look for her. But the passion for his first love is too strong and she has to leave.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jami Gertz movies?

TOP 22:
Jack's Back
Jack's Back
James Spader as: John Allen Wesford / Richard Wesford
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Release: 1988
A young doctor is suspected when a series of Jack the Ripper copycat killings is committed. However, when the doctor himself is murdered, his identical twin brother claims to have seen visions of the true killer.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Robert Picardo movies?

TOP 21:
Dream Lover
Dream Lover
James Spader as: Ray Reardon
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1993
Ray is young, charming, successful and the owner of a prosperous architect company. However, he has recently gone through a very painful divorce. His friends try to cheer him up by showing him the positive sides of being single but for Ray marriage and stability is just too important. But when he meets Lena his gloom is quickly forgotten.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bess Armstrong movies?


TOP 20:
Mannequin
Mannequin
James Spader as: Mr. Richards
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Release: 1987
Jonathan Switcher, an unemployed artist, finds a job as an assistant window dresser for a department store. When Jonathan happens upon a beautiful mannequin he previously designed, she springs to life and introduces herself as Emmy, an Egyptian under an ancient spell. Despite interference from the store's devious manager, Jonathan and his mannequin fall in love while creating eye-catching window displays to keep the struggling store in business.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kristy Swanson movies?

TOP 19:
Bad Influence
Bad Influence
James Spader as: Michael Boll
Genre: Thriller
Release: 1990
Wimpy young executive, Michael is about to get pulverised by a jealous boyfriend in a bar when a handsome, mysterious stranger steps in鈥攁nd then disappears. Later that night, Michael runs into a stranger on a pier, who wheedles his way into Michael's life and turns it upside down.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rob Lowe movies?

TOP 18:
Wolf
Wolf
James Spader as: Stewart Swinton
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Release: 1994
Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael J. Fox movies?


TOP 17:
Tuff Turf
Tuff Turf
James Spader as: Morgan Hiller
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Release: 1985
The new guy in a Los Angeles high school, Morgan, does some singing and fights hotshot Nick over disco dancer Frankie.

TOP 16:
2 Days in the Valley
2 Days in the Valley
James Spader as: Lee Woods
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 1996
In a sleepy bedroom community of LA's San Fernando Valley, the murder of a professional athlete by two hit men sets into motion a chain of events that puts the mundane lives of a dozen residents on a collision course. This clever tale tells the story of two hit men, a mistress, a nurse, a vindictive ex-wife, a wealthy art dealer and his lovelorn assistant, a suicidal writer and his dog, and a bitter cop and his partner.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Teri Hatcher movies?

TOP 15:

Baby Boom

Baby Boom
James Spader as: Ken Arrenberg
Genre: Comedy, Family
Release: 1987
The life of super-yuppie J.C. is thrown into turmoil when she inherits a baby from a distant relative.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Diane Keaton movies?


TOP 14:

Less than Zero

Less than Zero
James Spader as: Rip
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Release: 1987
A college freshman returns to Los Angeles for the holidays at his ex-girlfriend's request, but discovers that his former best friend has an out-of-control drug habit.

TOP 13:

The New Kids

The New Kids
James Spader as: Eddie Dutra
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Release: 1985
A brother and sister arrive in a small town to help their relatives run an amusement park, and they find the town is terrorized by a local street gang.

TOP 12:

White Palace

White Palace
James Spader as: Max Baron
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1990
Max Baron is a Jewish advertising executive in his 20s who's still getting over the death of his wife. Nora Baker is a 40-something diner waitress who enjoys the wilder side of life. Mismatched or not, their attraction is instant and smoldering. With time, however, their class and age differences become an obstacle in their relationship, especially since Max can't keep Nora a secret from his Jewish friends and upper-crust associates forever.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jason Alexander movies?

TOP 11:

Crash

Crash
James Spader as: James Ballard
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance
Release: 1996
After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Deborah Kara Unger movies?


TOP 10:

Bob Roberts

Bob Roberts
James Spader as: Chuck Marlin
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 Ray Wise movies?

TOP 9:

The Homesman

The Homesman
James Spader as: Aloysius Duffy
Genre: Drama, Western
Release: 2014
When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just how daunting the journey will be, and employs a low-life drifter, George Briggs, to join her. The unlikely pair and the three women head east, where a waiting minister and his wife have offered to take the women in. But the group first must traverse the harsh Nebraska Territories marked by stark beauty, psychological peril and constant threat.

TOP 8:

True Colors

True Colors
James Spader as: Tim Gerrity
Genre: Drama
Release: 1991
Two law school friends find themselves at odds when one becomes a Justice Department lawyer and the other goes into politics.

TOP 7:

Pretty in Pink

Pretty in Pink
James Spader as: Steff
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1986
Andie is an outcast, hanging out either with her older boss, who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky high school classmate Duckie, who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Blane, asks Andie out, it seems too good to be true. As Andie starts falling for Blane, she begins to realize that dating someone from a different social sphere is not easy.

TOP 6:

Lincoln

Lincoln
James Spader as: WN Bilbo
Genre: History, Drama
Release: 2012
The revealing story of the 16th US President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.


TOP 5:

Secretary

Secretary
James Spader as: E. Edward Grey
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2002
A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.

TOP 4:

sex, lies, and videotape

sex, lies, and videotape
James Spader as: Graham Dalton
Genre: Drama
Release: 1989
A sexually repressed woman's husband is having an affair with her sister. The arrival of a visitor with a rather unusual fetish changes everything.

TOP 3:

Stargate

Stargate
James Spader as: Dr. Daniel Jackson
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 1994
An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.

TOP 2:

Wall Street

Wall Street
James Spader as: Roger Barnes
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1987
A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider whom takes the youth under his wing.

TOP 1:

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Avengers: Age of Ultron
James Spader as: Ultron (voice)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 2015
When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth鈥檚 Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.



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