Best to Worst: Kevin Spacey Filmsby christophershobris | created - 12 Sep 2016 | updated - 12 Sep 2016 | Public
Longtime actor Kevin Spacey, one of the best actors ever. His private nature and limitless talent for acting has made him who he is today. Oh yeah and countless great performances. This is Spacey's films listed from best to worst. RT.com will provide the ratings. Enjoy!
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1. L.A. Confidential (1997)
R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As corruption grows in 1950s Los Angeles, three policemen -- one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy -- investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.
Votes: 501,371 | Gross: $64.62M
2. The Social Network (2010)
PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama
As Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, he is sued by the twins who claimed he stole their idea, and by the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.
Votes: 577,638 | Gross: $96.96M
Executive Producer only
3. Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An examination of the machinations behind the scenes at a real estate office.
Votes: 89,852 | Gross: $10.73M
4. Captain Phillips (2013)
PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Votes: 393,556 | Gross: $107.10M
Executive producer only
5. A Bug's Life (1998)
G | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe.
Votes: 251,086 | Gross: $162.80M
6. Moon (2009)
R | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, where he, working alongside his computer, GERTY, sends back to Earth parcels of a resource that has helped diminish our planet's power problems.
Votes: 316,349 | Gross: $5.01M
7. American Beauty (1999)
R | 122 min | Drama
A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.
Votes: 1,005,630 | Gross: $130.10M
8. The Usual Suspects (1995)
R | 106 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which began when five criminals met at a seemingly random police lineup.
Votes: 924,629 | Gross: $23.34M
9. Margin Call (2011)
R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller
Follows the key people at an investment bank, over a 24-hour period, during the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis.
Votes: 108,868 | Gross: $5.35M
10. Working Girl (1988)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a secretary's idea is stolen by her boss, she seizes an opportunity to steal it back by pretending she has her boss' job.
Votes: 48,534 | Gross: $64.00M
11. Swimming with Sharks (1994)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime
A young, naive Hollywood studio assistant finally turns the tables on his incredibly abusive producer boss.
Votes: 21,100 | Gross: $0.38M
12. Se7en (1995)
R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.
Votes: 1,319,773 | Gross: $100.13M
13. Elvis & Nixon (2016)
R | 86 min | Comedy, History
The untold true story behind the meeting between Elvis Presley, the King of Rock 'n Roll, and President Richard Nixon, resulting in this revealing, yet humorous moment immortalized in the most requested photograph in the National Archives.
Votes: 12,191 | Gross: $1.03M
14. Superman Returns (2006)
PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Superman returns to Earth after spending five years in space examining his homeworld Krypton. But he finds things have changed while he was gone, and he must once again prove himself important to the world.
Votes: 262,624 | Gross: $200.08M
15. The Negotiator (1998)
R | 140 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In a desperate attempt to prove his innocence, a skilled police negotiator accused of corruption and murder takes hostages in a government office to gain the time he needs to find the truth.
Votes: 123,606 | Gross: $44.48M
16. The Big Kahuna (1999)
R | 90 min | Drama, Comedy
Two veteran salesmen dissect a sales pitch to a particular client, through their young protégé.
Votes: 13,442 | Gross: $3.15M
17. The Ref (1994)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A cat burglar is forced to take a bickering, dysfunctional family hostage on Christmas Eve.
Votes: 22,174 | Gross: $11.44M
18. Henry & June (1990)
NC-17 | 136 min | Biography, Drama
In 1931 Paris, Anais Nin meets Henry Miller and his wife June. Intrigued by them both, she begins expanding her sexual horizons with her husband Hugo as well as with Henry and others. June ... See full summary »
Votes: 11,702 | Gross: $11.57M
19. Horrible Bosses (2011)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime
Three friends conspire to murder their awful bosses when they realize they are standing in the way of their happiness.
Votes: 403,345 | Gross: $117.54M
20. A Time to Kill (1996)
R | 149 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In Canton, Mississippi, a fearless young lawyer and his assistant defend a black man accused of murdering two white men who raped his ten-year-old daughter, inciting violent retribution and revenge from the Ku Klux Klan.
Votes: 121,420 | Gross: $108.77M
21. Hurlyburly (1998)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama
Hollywood movers and shakers dissect their own personal lives when everything seems to clash together.
Votes: 9,558 | Gross: $1.80M
22. Outbreak (1995)
R | 127 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Army doctors struggle to find a cure for a deadly virus spreading throughout a California town that was brought to America by an African monkey.
Votes: 102,186 | Gross: $67.82M
23. Dad (1989)
PG | 117 min | Drama, Comedy
John's mom has a heart attack and ends in hospital. John flies home to take care of his dad, teaching him to do things around the house, spends time with him and shows him how to live again without mom's control. John's son joins them.
Votes: 4,283 | Gross: $19.74M
24. The Shipping News (2001)
R | 111 min | Drama
An emotionally beaten man with his young daughter moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland to reclaim his life.
Votes: 31,027 | Gross: $11.43M
25. The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)
R | 94 min | Comedy, War
A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.
Votes: 122,688 | Gross: $32.42M
26. Albino Alligator (1996)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
While escaping from a foiled robbery attempt, three thieves find themselves surrounded by police at a New Orleans bar--only they're not the people the police are searching for.
Votes: 7,324 | Gross: $0.33M
27. Heartburn (1986)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
A food writer pregnant with her second baby finds out her husband is having an affair.
Votes: 8,567 | Gross: $25.31M
28. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)
R | 155 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A visiting city reporter's (John Cusack's) assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire (Kevin Spacey), whom he befriends.
Votes: 35,320 | Gross: $25.08M
29. Beyond the Sea (2004)
PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Votes: 14,102 | Gross: $6.32M
Also Director, writer, and producer
30. K-PAX (2001)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
PROT is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.
Votes: 168,689 | Gross: $50.34M
31. Pay It Forward (2000)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama
A young boy attempts to make the world a better place after his teacher gives him that chance.
Votes: 108,232 | Gross: $33.52M
32. Casino Jack (2010)
R | 108 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
A hot shot Washington DC lobbyist and his protégé go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder.
Votes: 16,278 | Gross: $1.04M
33. 21 (2008)
PG-13 | 123 min | Crime, Drama, History
"21" is the fact-based story about six MIT students who were trained to become experts in card counting and subsequently took Vegas casinos for millions in winnings.
Votes: 216,363 | Gross: $81.16M
34. Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime
Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start their own business but things don't go as planned because of a slick investor, prompting the trio to pull off a harebrained and misguided kidnapping scheme.
Votes: 147,210 | Gross: $54.45M
35. The United States of Leland (2003)
R | 108 min | Drama
A young man's experience in a juvenile detention center that touches on the tumultuous changes that befall his family and the community in which he lives.
Votes: 21,994 | Gross: $0.34M
36. Consenting Adults (1992)
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
During a joint dinner at the restaurant, the neighbors offer to exchange wives for one night. It was a joke, but only at first.
Votes: 6,383 | Gross: $21.59M
37. Fred Claus (2007)
PG | 116 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Fred Claus, Santa's bitter older brother, is forced to move to the North Pole to help Santa and the elves prepare for Christmas in exchange for cash.
Votes: 37,456 | Gross: $72.01M
38. The Life of David Gale (2003)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.
Votes: 102,877 | Gross: $19.59M
39. See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime
Dave is deaf, and Wally is blind. They witness a murder, but it was Dave who was looking at her, and Wally who was listening.
Votes: 44,714 | Gross: $46.91M
40. Ordinary Decent Criminal (2000)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime
Brilliant, flamboyant master criminal Michael Lynch is more interested in his image and his posterity than the actual profit from his ill-gotten gains.
41. Nine Lives (I) (2016)
PG | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A stuffy businessman finds himself trapped inside the body of his family's cat.
Votes: 18,988 | Gross: $19.64M
42. Father of Invention (2010)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
After 8 years in prison, inventor Robert Axle struggles to win over his estranged family and catch up on current technology as he works to once again become the king of the infomercial.