Best Joe Pesci movies

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Best Joe Pesci movies
We present our ranking of the best Joe Pesci 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 Joe Pesci.

TOP 25:
Gone Fishin'
Gone Fishin'
Character: Joe Waters
Genre: Comedy, Family
Release: 1997
Two fishing fanatics get in trouble when their fishing boat gets stolen while on a trip.

TOP 24:
8 Heads in a Duffel Bag
8 Heads in a Duffel Bag
Character: Tommy
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 1997
Mafia hitman Tommy Spinelli (Joe Pesci) is flying to San Diego with a bag that holds eight severed heads, which he's bringing to his superiors to prove that some troublesome rival mobsters are permanently out of the picture. When his bag gets accidentally switched at the airport, Tommy must track down his duffel bag and the 8 heads it contains.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kristy Swanson movies?


TOP 23:
The Super
The Super
Character: Louie Kritski
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1991
Joe Pesci stars as Louie Kritski, a heartless landlord who has been so negligent in keeping up his ghetto apartment that he is threatened with jail time. The judge gives him another option, which he accepts -- he must live in his rat-infested hell hole until he brings it up to liveable standards. The judge gives him 120 days, during which time Louie meets many of his tenants, including drug dealer Marlon (Ruben Blades). Over time, Louie grows more sympathetic with their problems and sees the results of his own greediness. Unfortunately, Louie's father, Big Lou Kritski (Vincent Gardenia), is the real owner of the property, and he resists his son's entreaties to spend money to clean up the place.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Stacey Travis movies?

TOP 22:
The Public Eye
The Public Eye
Character: Leon Bernstein
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1992
A crime photographer gets involved in a conspiracy.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Barbara Hershey movies?

TOP 21:
Catchfire
Catchfire
Character: Leo Carelli (uncredited)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Romance
Release: 1990
A witness to a mob assassination flees for her life from town to town, switching identities, but cannot seem to elude Milo, the chief killer out to get her.


TOP 20:
Catchfire
Catchfire
Character: Leo Carelli
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Romance
Release: 1990
A witness to a mob assassination flees for her life from town to town, switching identities, but cannot seem to elude Milo, the chief killer out to get her.

TOP 19:
Love Ranch
Love Ranch
Character: Charlie Bontempo
Genre: Drama
Release: 2010
Story of a couple that starts the first legal brothel in Nevada and a boxer they own a piece of.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Gina Gershon movies?

TOP 18:
Moonwalker
Moonwalker
Character: Mr. Big
Genre: Fantasy, Music
Release: 1988
A movie that starts out with the "Man in the Mirror" music video, it then changes to a montage of video clips of Michael's career. Next comes a parody of his Bad video by children, and then Michael is chased by fans in a fantasy sequence. 2 more videos are shown, and then a movie in which Michael plays a hero with magical powers. In it he is chased by drug dealer Mr. Big and saves three children. Videos included in the movie are "Smooth Criminal" and "Come Together".


TOP 17:
The Good Shepherd
The Good Shepherd
Character: Joseph Palmi
Genre: Drama, Thriller, History
Release: 2006
Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him to be recruited for a career in the newly founded OSS. His dedication to his work does not come without a price though, leading him to sacrifice his ideals and eventually his family.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tammy Blanchard movies?

TOP 16:
Easy Money
Easy Money
Character: Nicky Cerone
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1983
To inherit his mother-in-law's colossal fortune, a hard living gambling addict must change his unhealthy ways before it gets the best of him.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Joel Kinnaman movies?

TOP 15:

Lethal Weapon 4

Lethal Weapon 4
Character: Leo Getz
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1998
In the combustible action franchise's final installment, maverick detectives Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh square off against Asian mobster Wah Sing Ku, who's up to his neck in slave trading and counterfeit currency. With help from gumshoe Leo Getz and smart-aleck rookie cop Lee Butters, Riggs and Murtaugh aim to take down Ku and his gang.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Chris Rock movies?


TOP 14:

With Honors

With Honors
Character: Simon Wilder
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1994
Convinced he'll graduate with honors because of his thesis paper, a stuffy Harvard student finds his paper being held hostage by a homeless man, who might be the guy to school the young man in life.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Brendan Fraser movies?

TOP 13:

Lethal Weapon 3

Lethal Weapon 3
Character: Leo Getz
Genre: Adventure, Action, Comedy, Thriller, Crime
Release: 1992
Archetypal buddy cops Riggs and Murtaugh are back for another round of high-stakes action, this time setting their collective sights on bringing down a former Los Angeles police lieutenant turned black market weapons dealer. Lorna Cole joins as the beautiful yet hardnosed internal affairs sergeant who catches Riggs's eye.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Danny Glover movies?

TOP 12:

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
Character: Harry Lime
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Release: 1992
Instead of flying to Florida with his folks, Kevin ends up alone in New York, where he gets a hotel room with his dad's credit card鈥攄espite problems from a clerk and meddling bellboy. But when Kevin runs into his old nemeses, the Wet Bandits, he's determined to foil their plans to rob a toy store on Christmas eve.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rob Schneider movies?

TOP 11:

Lethal Weapon 2

Lethal Weapon 2
Character: Leo Getz
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1989
In the opening chase, Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh stumble across a trunk full of Krugerrands. They follow the trail to a South African diplomat who's using his immunity to conceal a smuggling operation. When he plants a bomb under Murtaugh's toilet, the action explodes!
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Patsy Kensit movies?


TOP 10:

Home Alone

Home Alone
Character: Harry
Genre: Comedy, Family
Release: 1990
Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ready to defend his territory. By planting booby traps galore, adorably mischievous Kevin stands his ground as his frantic mother attempts to race home before Christmas Day.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tim Curry movies?

TOP 9:

My Cousin Vinny

My Cousin Vinny
Character: Vincent 'Vinny' Gambini
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1992
Two carefree pals traveling through Alabama are mistakenly arrested, and charged with murder. Fortunately, one of them has a cousin who's a lawyer - Vincent Gambini, a former auto mechanic from Brooklyn who just passed his bar exam after his sixth try. When he arrives with his leather-clad girlfriend , to try his first case, it's a real shock - for him and the Deep South!
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bruce McGill movies?

TOP 8:

A Bronx Tale

A Bronx Tale
Character: Carmine
Genre: Drama, Crime
Release: 1993
Set in the Bronx during the tumultuous 1960s, an adolescent boy is torn between his honest, working-class father and a violent yet charismatic crime boss. Complicating matters is the youngster's growing attraction - forbidden in his neighborhood - for a beautiful black girl.

TOP 7:

The Irishman

The Irishman
Character: Russell Bufalino
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Release: 2019
Pennsylvania, 1956. Frank Sheeran, a war veteran of Irish origin who works as a truck driver, accidentally meets mobster Russell Bufalino. Once Frank becomes his trusted man, Bufalino sends him to Chicago with the task of helping Jimmy Hoffa, a powerful union leader related to organized crime, with whom Frank will maintain a close friendship for nearly twenty years.

TOP 6:

JFK

JFK
Character: David Ferrie
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Release: 1991
This acclaimed Oliver Stone drama presents the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy led by New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison. When Garrison begins to doubt conventional thinking on the murder, he faces government resistance, and, after the killing of suspected assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, he closes the case. Later, however, Garrison reopens the investigation, finding evidence of an extensive conspiracy behind Kennedy's death.


TOP 5:

The Irishman: In Conversation

The Irishman: In Conversation
Character: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2019
Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Al Pacino in conversation about The Irishman.

TOP 4:

Casino

Casino
Character: Nicky Santoro
Genre: Crime
Release: 1995
In early-1970s Las Vegas, low-level mobster Sam "Ace" Rothstein gets tapped by his bosses to head the Tangiers Casino. At first, he's a great success in the job, but over the years, problems with his loose-cannon enforcer Nicky Santoro, his ex-hustler wife Ginger, her con-artist ex Lester Diamond and a handful of corrupt politicians put Sam in ever-increasing danger.

TOP 3:

Raging Bull

Raging Bull
Character: Joey LaMotta
Genre: Drama
Release: 1980
When Jake LaMotta steps into a boxing ring and obliterates his opponent, he's a prizefighter. But when he treats his family and friends the same way, he's a ticking time bomb, ready to go off at any moment. Though LaMotta wants his family's love, something always seems to come between them. Perhaps it's his violent bouts of paranoia and jealousy. This kind of rage helped make him a champ, but in real life, he winds up in the ring alone.

TOP 2:

GoodFellas

GoodFellas
Character: Tommy DeVito
Genre: Drama, Crime
Release: 1990
The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.

TOP 1:

Once Upon a Time in America

Once Upon a Time in America
Character: Frankie Minaldi
Genre: Drama, Crime
Release: 1984
A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.



If you like the best Joe Pesci movies, then you will also like the best Joseph Bono movies, where many of their films coincide.