Best John Goodman movies

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Best John Goodman movies
We present our ranking of the best John Goodman 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 John Goodman.

TOP 25:
ParaNorman
ParaNorman
Character: Mr. Prenderghast (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2012
In the town of Blithe Hollow, Norman Babcock can speak to the dead, but no one other than his eccentric new friend believes his ability is real. One day, Norman's eccentric uncle tells him of a ritual he must perform to protect the town from a curse cast by a witch centuries ago.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ariel Winter movies?

TOP 24:
Fallen
Fallen
Character: Jonesy
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action, Thriller
Release: 1998
Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Robert Forster movies?


TOP 23:
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon
Character: Himself / Actor
Genre: Comedy, Documentary, History
Release: 2015
A look at the history of the American comedy publication and production company, National Lampoon, from its beginning in the 1970s to 2010, featuring rare and never before seen footage, this is the mind boggling story of The National Lampoon from its subversive and electrifying beginnings, to rebirth as an unlikely Hollywood heavyweight, and beyond. A humour empire like no other, the impact of the magazines irreverent, often shocking, sensibility was nothing short of seismic: this is an institution whose (drunk stoned brilliant) alumni left their fingerprints all over popular culture. Both insanely great and breathtakingly innovative, The National Lampoon created the foundation of modern comic sensibility by setting the bar in comedy impossibly high.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Beverly D'Angelo movies?

TOP 22:
Pope Joan
Pope Joan
Original Title: Die Päpstin
Character: Gerold
Genre: Drama
Release: 2009
A 9th century woman of English extraction born in the German city of Ingelheim disguises herself as a man and rises through the Vatican ranks.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best David Wenham movies?

TOP 21:
Mike's New Car
Mike's New Car
Character: Sulley (voice)
Genre: Animation, Family
Release: 2002
Mike discovers that being the top-ranking laugh collector at Monsters, Inc. has it's benefits - in particular, earning enough money to buy a six-wheel-drive car that's loaded with gadgets. That new-car smell doesn't last long enough, however, as Sulley jump-starts an ill-fated road test that teaches Mike the true meaning of buyer's remorse.


TOP 20:
True Stories
True Stories
Character: Louis Fyne
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1986
A small but growing Texas town, filled with strange and musical characters, celebrates its sesquicentennial and converge on a local parade and talent show.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Swoosie Kurtz movies?

TOP 19:
10 Cloverfield Lane
10 Cloverfield Lane
Character: Howard Stambler
Genre: Drama, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2016
After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bradley Cooper movies?

TOP 18:
Patriots Day
Patriots Day
Character: Commisioner Ed Davis
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Release: 2016
In the aftermath of an unspeakable act of terror, Police Sergeant Tommy Saunders joins courageous survivors, first responders and investigators in a race against the clock to hunt down the Boston Marathon bombers before they strike again.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kevin Bacon movies?


TOP 17:
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Character: Stan the Doorman
Genre: Drama
Release: 2011
A year after his father's death, Oskar, a troubled young boy, discovers a mysterious key he believes was left for him by his father and embarks on a scavenger hunt to find the matching lock.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Viola Davis movies?

TOP 16:
You Don't Know Jack
You Don't Know Jack
Character: Neal Nicol
Genre: Drama, TV Movie
Release: 2010
Angel of mercy… or murderous “Doctor Death”? Jack Kervorkian is one of the most polarizing figures in modern American history, a man whose passionate belief that people have the right to die has brought him both praise and vilification. Oscar®- and Emmy®-winning actor Al Pacino brings “Dr. Death” to life in an all-new HBO Films presentation: You Don’t Know Jack, directed by Oscar®-winner Barry Levinson.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Danny Huston movies?

TOP 15:

Monsters University

Monsters University
Character: James P. "Sulley" Sullivan (voice)
Genre: Animation, Family
Release: 2013
A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Mickie McGowan movies?


TOP 14:

The Princess and the Frog

The Princess and the Frog
Character: "Big Daddy" La Bouff (voice)
Genre: Animation, Romance, Family
Release: 2009
A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kevin Michael Richardson movies?

TOP 13:

Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special

Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special
Character: Himself
Genre: Comedy, TV Movie
Release: 2015
A three-hour prime-time special celebrating SNL '​s fortieth year on the air.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Andy Samberg movies?

TOP 12:

Milius

Milius
Character: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2013
The life story of ‘Zen Anarchist’ filmmaker John Milius, one of the most influential storytellers of his generation.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Richard Dreyfuss movies?

TOP 11:

Raising Arizona

Raising Arizona
Character: Gale Snoats
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 1987
The Coen Brothers tell the story of an absurd yet likable family with an unproductive couple as the focal point. The couple has gotten themselves into some trouble while kidnapping a baby and give Hollywood one of the most memorable chase scenes to date.


TOP 10:

Inside Llewyn Davis

Inside Llewyn Davis
Character: Roland Turner
Genre: Drama
Release: 2013
In Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, gifted but volatile folk musician Llewyn Davis struggles with money, relationships, and his uncertain future following the suicide of his singing partner.

TOP 9:

The Hudsucker Proxy

The Hudsucker Proxy
Character: Newsreel Announcer
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1994
A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.

TOP 8:

Argo

Argo
Character: John Chambers
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 2012
As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.

TOP 7:

Trumbo

Trumbo
Character: Frank King
Genre: Drama
Release: 2015
The career of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is halted by a witch hunt in the late 1940s when he defies the anti-communist HUAC committee and is blacklisted.

TOP 6:

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Character: Daniel "Big Dan" Teague
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Release: 2000
In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. On their journey they come across many comical characters and incredible situations. Based upon Homer's 'Odyssey'.


TOP 5:

The Artist

The Artist
Character: Al Zimmer
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Release: 2011
Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.

TOP 4:

The Emperor's New Groove

The Emperor's New Groove
Character: Pacha (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2000
Kuzco is a self-centered emperor who summons Pacha from a village and to tell him that his home will be destroyed to make room for Kuzco's new summer home. Kuzco's advisor, Yzma, tries to poison Kuzco and accidentally turns him into a llama, who accidentally ends up in Pacha's village. Pacha offers to help Kuzco if he doesn't destroy his house, and so they form an unlikely partnership.

TOP 3:

Barton Fink

Barton Fink
Character: Charlie Meadows
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1991
A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.

TOP 2:

Monsters, Inc.

Monsters, Inc.
Character: James P. "Sulley" Sullivan (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2001
James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, James and Mike suddenly find that kids are not to be afraid of and they uncover a conspiracy that could threaten all children across the world.

TOP 1:

The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski
Character: Walter Sobchak
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Release: 1998
Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker who only wants to bowl and drink White Russians, is mistaken for another Jeffrey Lebowski, a wheelchair-bound millionaire, and finds himself dragged into a strange series of events involving nihilists, adult film producers, ferrets, errant toes, and large sums of money.



If you like the best John Goodman movies, then you will also like the best Steve Buscemi movies, where many of their films coincide.