Best John Travolta movies

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Best John Travolta movies
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TOP 25:
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
Character: Ryder
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Action
Release: 2009
Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Luis Guzm谩n movies?

TOP 24:
The Punisher
The Punisher
Character: Howard Saint
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Release: 2004
When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Roy Scheider movies?


TOP 23:
Swordfish
Swordfish
Character: Gabriel Shear
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2001
Rogue agent Gabriel Shear is determined to get his mitts on $9 billion stashed in a secret Drug Enforcement Administration account. He wants the cash to fight terrorism, but lacks the computer skills necessary to hack into the government mainframe. Enter Stanley Jobson, a n'er-do-well encryption expert who can log into anything.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Vinnie Jones movies?

TOP 22:
From Paris with Love
From Paris with Love
Character: Charlie Wax
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2010
James Reese has a good job as an ambassador's aid in France, but his real passion is a side gig鈥攚orking in a minor role in the CIA. He would love to be a full-fledged agent and can't believe his luck when he lands an assignment with Charlie Wax. Trigger-happy Charlie soon has James crying for his desk job, but when he learns that the same guys they're trying to catch are after him, James realises that Charlie may be his only hope of survival.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jonathan Rhys Meyers movies?

TOP 21:
The General's Daughter
The General's Daughter
Character: Paul Brenner
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1999
When the body of Army Capt. Elizabeth Campbell is found on a Georgia military base, two investigators, Warrant Officers Paul Brenner and Sara Sunhill, are ordered to solve her murder. What they uncover is anything but clear-cut. Unseemly details emerge about Campbell's life, leading to allegations of a possible military coverup of her death and the involvement of her father, Lt. Gen. Joseph Campbell.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Madeleine Stowe movies?


TOP 20:
A Civil Action
A Civil Action
Character: Jan Schlichtmann
Genre: Drama
Release: 1998
Jan Schlickmann is a cynical lawyer who goes out to 'get rid of' a case, only to find out it is potentially worth millions. The case becomes his obsession, to the extent that he is willing to give up everything鈥攊ncluding his career and his clients' goals鈥攊n order to continue the case against all odds.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dan Hedaya movies?

TOP 19:
Primary Colors
Primary Colors
Character: Jack Stanton
Genre: Drama
Release: 1998
In this adaptation of the best-selling roman 脿 clef about Bill Clinton's 1992 run for the White House, the young and gifted Henry Burton is tapped to oversee the presidential campaign of Governor Jack Stanton. Burton is pulled into the politician's colorful world and looks on as Stanton -- who has a wandering eye that could be his downfall -- contends with his ambitious wife, Susan, and an outspoken adviser, Richard Jemmons.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Diane Ladd movies?

TOP 18:
Phenomenon
Phenomenon
Character: George Malley
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance
Release: 1996
An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kyra Sedgwick movies?


TOP 17:
Ladder 49
Ladder 49
Character: Captain Mike Kennedy
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2004
Under the watchful eye of his mentor, Captain Mike Kennedy, probationary firefighter Jack Morrison matures into a seasoned veteran at a Baltimore fire station. However, Jack has reached a crossroads as the sacrifices he's made have put him in harm's way innumerable times and significantly impacted his relationship with his wife and kids.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jay Hernandez movies?

TOP 16:
David Blaine: Beyond Magic
David Blaine: Beyond Magic
Character: Himself
Genre: Documentary, TV Movie
Release: 2016
In his most revealing performance yet, the one-hour special features an exploration into Blaine鈥檚 trademark style of street magic as he once again stuns his audience.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Dave Chappelle movies?

TOP 15:

Savages

Savages
Character: Dennis
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2012
Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Elena Anaya movies?


TOP 14:

Bolt

Bolt
Character: Bolt (voice)
Genre: Animation, Family, Adventure, Comedy
Release: 2008
Bolt is the star of the biggest show in Hollywood. The only problem is, he thinks it's real. After he's accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny, his beloved co-star and owner, Bolt must harness all his "super powers" to find a way home.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best J.P. Manoux movies?

TOP 13:

Basic

Basic
Character: Hardy
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2003
A DEA agent investigates the disappearance of a legendary Army ranger drill sergeant and several of his cadets during a training exercise gone severely awry.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jeanne Tripplehorn movies?

TOP 12:

Get Shorty

Get Shorty
Character: Chili Palmer
Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Crime
Release: 1995
Chili Palmer is a Miami mobster who gets sent by his boss, the psychopathic "Bones" Barboni, to collect a bad debt from Harry Zimm, a Hollywood producer who specializes in cheesy horror films. When Chili meets Harry's leading lady, the romantic sparks fly. After pitching his own life story as a movie idea, Chili learns that being a mobster and being a Hollywood producer really aren't all that different.

TOP 11:

Hairspray

Hairspray
Character: Edna Turnblad
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2007
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad auditions to be on Baltimore's most popular dance show - The Corny Collins Show - and lands a prime spot. Through her newfound fame, she becomes determined to help her friends and end the racial segregation that has been a staple of the show.


TOP 10:

Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever
Character: Tony Manero
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Release: 1977
Tony Manero is a Brooklyn paint-store clerk who'd give anything to break out of his dead-end existence. In life, Tony is a peasant; on the disco dance floor, he's a king. As the soundtrack plays one Bee Gees hit after another, white-suited Tony struts his stuff amidst flashing lights and sweaty, undulating bodies. Tony's class aspirations are mirrored in his relationship with his dance partner, a secretary eager to move into the glamorous world of Manhattan.

TOP 9:

Face/Off

Face/Off
Character: Sean Archer / Castor Troy
Genre: Action, Crime, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 1997
An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes surgery to look like the agent so he can get close to the agent's family.

TOP 8:

A Love Song for Bobby Long

A Love Song for Bobby Long
Character: Bobby Long
Genre: Drama
Release: 2004
A headstrong young woman returns to New Orleans after the death of her estranged mother.

TOP 7:

And the Oscar Goes To...

And the Oscar Goes To...
Genre: Documentary, TV Movie
Release: 2014
The story of the gold-plated statuette that became the film industry's most coveted prize, AND THE OSCAR GOES TO... traces the history of the Academy itself, which began in 1927 when Louis B. Mayer, then head of MGM, led other prominent members of the industry in forming this professional honorary organization. Two years later the Academy began bestowing awards, which were nicknamed "Oscar," and quickly came to represent the pinnacle of cinematic achievement.

TOP 6:

Carrie

Carrie
Character: Billy Nolan
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Release: 1976
Carrie White, a shy and troubled teenage girl who is tormented by her high school peers and her fanatically religious mother, begins to use her powers of telekinesis to exact revenge upon them.


TOP 5:

Blow Out

Blow Out
Character: Jack Terry
Genre: Thriller
Release: 1981
Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in his movies when he hears something unexpected through his sound equipment and records it. Curiosity gets the better of him when the media become involved, and he begins to unravel the pieces of a nefarious conspiracy. As he struggles to survive against his shadowy enemies and expose the truth, he does not know whom he can trust.

TOP 4:

Grease

Grease
Character: Danny Zuko
Genre: Romance
Release: 1978
Australian good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance despite their eccentric friends?

TOP 3:

The Thin Red Line

The Thin Red Line
Character: Brig. Gen. David Quintard
Genre: Drama, History, War
Release: 1998
Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line tells the story of a group of men, an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie, who change, suffer, and ultimately make essential discoveries about themselves during the fierce World War II battle of Guadalcanal. It follows their journey, from the surprise of an unopposed landing, through the bloody and exhausting battles that follow, to the ultimate departure of those who survived. A powerful frontline cast - including Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Woody Harrelson and George Clooney - explodes into action in this hauntingly realistic view of military and moral chaos in the Pacific during World War II.

TOP 2:

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
Character: Himself (archive footage)
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2015
GOING CLEAR intimately profiles eight former members of the Church of Scientology, shining a light on how they attract true believers and the things they do in the name of religion.

TOP 1:

Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction
Character: Vincent Vega
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Release: 1994
A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.



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