Best Kevin Bacon movies

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Best Kevin Bacon movies
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best Kevin Bacon 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 Kevin Bacon.

TOP 25:
My One and Only
My One and Only
Kevin Bacon as: Dan Devereaux
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2009
A mother takes her two sons on an unusual road trip from New York. Pittsburgh, St. Louis and eventually Hollywood in her quest to find a man to take care of them all.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Logan Lerman movies?

TOP 24:
Death Sentence
Death Sentence
Kevin Bacon as: Nick Hume
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 2007
Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when protecting his family.


TOP 23:
Stir of Echoes
Stir of Echoes
Kevin Bacon as: Tom Witzky
Genre: Horror
Release: 1999
After being hypnotized by his sister in law, Tom Witzky begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around her.

TOP 22:
Footloose
Footloose
Kevin Bacon as: Ren McCormack
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1984
When teenager Ren and his family move from big-city Chicago to a small town in the West, he's in for a real case of culture shock.

TOP 21:
Super
Super
Kevin Bacon as: Jacques
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Release: 2010
After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, though he lacks for heroic skills.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ron Eldard movies?


TOP 20:
My Dog Skip
My Dog Skip
Kevin Bacon as: Jack Morris
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2000
A shy boy is unable to make friends in Yazoo City, Mississippi in 1942, until his parents give him a terrier puppy for his ninth birthday. The dog, which he names Skip, becomes well known and loved throughout the community and enriches the life of the boy, Willie, as he grows into manhood. Based on the best-selling Mississippi memoir by the late Willie Morris.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Luke Wilson movies?

TOP 19:
Tremors
Tremors
Kevin Bacon as: Valentine McKee
Genre: Action, Horror
Release: 1990
Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before long, Val and Earl discover what's responsible for those readings: 30-foot-long carnivorous worms with a proclivity for sucking their prey underground.

TOP 18:
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon
Kevin Bacon as: 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 John Goodman movies?


TOP 17:
Tour de Pharmacy
Tour de Pharmacy
Kevin Bacon as: Ditmer Klerken
Genre: Comedy, TV Movie
Release: 2017
A mockumentary that chronicles the prevalence of doping in the world of professional cycling.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jon Hamm movies?

TOP 16:
The Woodsman
The Woodsman
Kevin Bacon as: Walter
Genre: Drama
Release: 2004
A paedophile returns to his hometown after 12 years in prison and attempts to start a new life.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Benjamin Bratt movies?

TOP 15:

Diner

Diner
Kevin Bacon as: Timothy Fenwick Jr.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1982
Set in 1959, Diner shows how five young men resist their adulthood and seek refuge in their beloved Diner. The mundane, childish, and titillating details of their lives are shared. But the golden moments pass, and the men shoulder their responsibilities, leaving the Diner behind.


TOP 14:

Patriots Day

Patriots Day
Kevin Bacon as: Richard DesLauriers
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 Lana Condor movies?

TOP 13:

Taking Chance

Taking Chance
Kevin Bacon as: LtCol Mike Strobl
Genre: Drama, History, War, TV Movie
Release: 2009
Lt. Col. Michael Strobl, a volunteer military escort accompanies the body of Lance Cpl. Chance Phelps to his hometown in Wyoming.

TOP 12:

Animal House

Animal House
Kevin Bacon as: Chip Diller
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1978
At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bruce McGill movies?

TOP 11:

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Kevin Bacon as: Taxi Racer
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1987
A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving, with an obnoxious slob of a shower ring salesman his only companion.


TOP 10:

Murder in the First

Murder in the First
Kevin Bacon as: Henri Young
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1995
Inspired by a true story. A petty criminal sent to Alcatraz in the 1930s is caught attempting to make an escape. As punishment he is put in solitary confinement. The maximum stay is supposed to be 19 days, but Henri spends years alone, cold and in complete darkness, only to emerge a madman and soon to be a murderer. The story follows a rookie lawyer attempting to prove that Alcatraz was to blame.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Mia Kirshner movies?

TOP 9:

Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Kevin Bacon as: David Lindhagen
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2011
Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. Over 40 and suddenly single, Cal is adrift in the fickle world of dating. Enter, Jacob Palmer, a self-styled player who takes Cal under his wing and teaches him how to be a hit with the ladies.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ryan Gosling movies?

TOP 8:

Balto

Balto
Kevin Bacon as: Balto (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Release: 1995
An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sean Astin movies?

TOP 7:

X-Men: First Class

X-Men: First Class
Kevin Bacon as: Sebastian Shaw / Black Bishop
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Release: 2011
Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they were closest of friends, working together with other mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Nicholas Hoult movies?

TOP 6:

Frost/Nixon

Frost/Nixon
Kevin Bacon as: Jack Brennan
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2008
For three years after being forced from office, Nixon remained silent. But in summer 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate scandal that ended his presidency. Nixon surprised everyone in selecting Frost as his televised confessor, intending to easily outfox the breezy British showman and secure a place in the hearts and minds of Americans. Likewise, Frost's team harboured doubts about their boss's ability to hold his own. But as the cameras rolled, a charged battle of wits resulted.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Oliver Platt movies?


TOP 5:

Apollo 13

Apollo 13
Kevin Bacon as: Jack Swigert
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 1995
The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1970, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning into a thrilling saga of heroism. Drifting more than 200,000 miles from Earth, the astronauts work furiously with the ground crew to avert tragedy.

TOP 4:

A Few Good Men

A Few Good Men
Kevin Bacon as: Capt. Jack Ross
Genre: Drama
Release: 1992
When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate high-ranking officials such as shady Col. Nathan Jessep.

TOP 3:

Sleepers

Sleepers
Kevin Bacon as: Sean Nokes
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1996
Two gangsters seek revenge on the state jail worker who during their stay at a youth prison sexually abused them. A sensational court hearing takes place to charge him for the crimes.

TOP 2:

JFK

JFK
Kevin Bacon as: Willie O'Keefe
Genre: Drama, Thriller, History
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 1:

Mystic River

Mystic River
Kevin Bacon as: Sean Devine
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Release: 2003
The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.



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