Best John Malkovich movies

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Best John Malkovich movies
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best John Malkovich movies, although you may have ordered them differently. In any case, we hope you love it and with a little luck discovering a movie that you still don't know about John Malkovich.

TOP 25:
Shadow of the Vampire
Shadow of the Vampire
Character: F. W. Murnau
Genre: Drama, Horror
Release: 2000
Director F.W. Murnau (John Malkovich) makes a Faustian pact with a vampire (Willem Dafoe) to get him to star in his 1922 film "Nosferatu."
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Udo Kier movies?

TOP 24:
Deepwater Horizon
Deepwater Horizon
Character: Vidrine
Genre: Drama, Action
Release: 2016
A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kate Hudson movies?


TOP 23:
The Sheltering Sky
The Sheltering Sky
Character: Port Moresby
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Release: 1990
An American couple (John Malkovich, Debra Winger) drift toward emptiness in postwar North Africa.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Timothy Spall movies?

TOP 22:
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Character: Humma Kavula
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Science Fiction, Family
Release: 2005
Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Thomas Lennon movies?

TOP 21:
Con Air
Con Air
Character: Cyrus Grissom
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 1997
When the government puts all its rotten criminal eggs in one airborne basket, it's asking for trouble. Before you can say, "Pass the barf bag," the crooks control the plane, led by creepy Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom. Watching his every move is the just-released Cameron Poe, who'd rather reunite with his family.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Angela Featherstone movies?


TOP 20:
Death of a Salesman
Death of a Salesman
Character: Biff Loman
Genre: Drama, TV Movie
Release: 1985
Salesman Willy Loman is in a crisis. He's about to lose his job, he can't pay his bills, and his sons Biff and Happy don't respect him and can't seem to live up to their potential. He wonders what went wrong and how he can make things up to his family.

TOP 19:
RKO 281
RKO 281
Character: Herman Mankiewicz
Genre: History, Drama
Release: 1999
A film about the making of Citizen Kane. Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Roy Scheider movies?

TOP 18:
Shadows and Fog
Shadows and Fog
Character: Clown
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Release: 1991
With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Donald Pleasence movies?


TOP 17:
Alive
Alive
Character: Carlitos Páez / Narrator (uncredited)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1993
The amazing, true story of a Uruguayan rugby team's plane that crashed in the middle of the Andes mountains, and their immense will to survive and pull through alive, forced to do anything and everything they could to stay alive on meager rations and through the freezing cold.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Glenn Strange movies?

TOP 16:
In the Line of Fire
In the Line of Fire
Character: Mitch Leary
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Release: 1993
Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, forcing Horrigan to come back to protection detail to confront the ghosts from his past.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Gary Cole movies?

TOP 15:

Siberian Education

Siberian Education
Original Title: Educazione siberiana
Character: Grandfather Kuzya
Genre: Drama, Crime
Release: 2013
The story of a gang of children growing up in a community of banished criminals, in a forgotten corner of the former Soviet Union. This community rejects the world outside. The only law it obeys… is its own. Against this backdrop two best friends, Kolyma and Gagarin, gradually become fierce enemies as they find themselves on opposite sides of the strict code of honour of the ‘honest criminal’ brotherhood.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Peter Stormare movies?


TOP 14:

Bird Box

Bird Box
Character: Douglas
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 2018
Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a survivor and her two children make a desperate bid to reach safety.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sarah Paulson movies?

TOP 13:

Rounders

Rounders
Character: Teddy KGB
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1998
A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Martin Landau movies?

TOP 12:

Secretariat

Secretariat
Character: Lucien Laurin
Genre: Drama
Release: 2010
Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery - with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin - manages to navigate the male-dominated business, ultimately fostering the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Margo Martindale movies?

TOP 11:

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
Character: Judge Edward Cowart
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Release: 2019
A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.


TOP 10:

The Dancer Upstairs

The Dancer Upstairs
Character: Abimael Guzman (uncredited)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Release: 2002
A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader.

TOP 9:

Dangerous Liaisons

Dangerous Liaisons
Character: Vicomte Sébastien de Valmont
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1988
In 18th century France, Marquise de Merteuil asks her ex-lover Vicomte de Valmont to seduce the future wife of another ex-lover of hers in return for one last night with her. Yet things don’t go as planned.

TOP 8:

Places in the Heart

Places in the Heart
Character: Mr. Will
Genre: Drama, Family
Release: 1984
In 1930s Southern US, a widow and her family try to run their cotton farm with the help of a disparate group of friends.

TOP 7:

Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men
Character: Lennie Small
Genre: Drama
Release: 1992
Two drifters, one a gentle but slow giant, try to make money working the fields during the Depression so they can fulfill their dreams.

TOP 6:

Side by Side

Side by Side
Character: Himself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2012
Since the invention of cinema, the standard format for recording moving images has been film. Over the past two decades, a new form of digital filmmaking has emerged, creating a groundbreaking evolution in the medium. Keanu Reeves explores the development of cinema and the impact of digital filmmaking via in-depth interviews with Hollywood masters, such as James Cameron, David Fincher, David Lynch, Christopher Nolan, Martin Scorsese, George Lucas, Steven Soderbergh, and many more.


TOP 5:

Being John Malkovich

Being John Malkovich
Character: John Horatio Malkovich
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Release: 1999
One day at work, unsuccessful puppeteer Craig finds a portal into the head of actor John Malkovich. The portal soon becomes a passion for anybody who enters its mad and controlling world of overtaking another human body.

TOP 4:

Adaptation.

Adaptation.
Character: Himself (uncredited)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Release: 2002
A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.

TOP 3:

Changeling

Changeling
Character: Rev. Gustav Briegleb
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Release: 2008
Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn't her child, the police captain has her committed to an asylum.

TOP 2:

Empire of the Sun

Empire of the Sun
Character: Basie
Genre: Drama, History, War
Release: 1987
Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is captured with an American sailor named Basie, who looks out for him while they are in the camp together. Even though he is separated from his parents and in a hostile environment, Jamie maintains his dignity and youthful spirits, providing a beacon of hope for the others held captive with him.

TOP 1:

The Killing Fields

The Killing Fields
Character: Alan 'Al' Rockoff, Photographer
Genre: Drama, History, War
Release: 1984
The Killing Fields tells the real-life story of a friendship between two journalists, an American and a Cambodian, during the bloody Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia in 1975, which led to the death of 2-3 million Cambodians during the next four years, until Pol Pot's regime was toppled by the intervening Vietnamese in 1979.



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