John Travolta Movies List: Best To Worst

Pulp Fiction
R

Pulp Fiction

(1994)
As:
Cast
Role:
Vincent Vega
Director:
Quentin Tarantino
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, Tim Roth, Amanda Plummer, Laura Lovelace, John Travolta
Grease
PG

Grease

(1978)
As:
Cast
Role:
Danny
Director:
Randal Kleiser
Genres:
Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway, Olivia Newton-John, Barry Pearl
Face/Off
R

Face/Off

(1997)
As:
Cast
Role:
Sean Archer / Castor Troy
Director:
John Woo
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Nicolas Cage, Thomas Jane, Joan Allen, Alessandro Nivola
Saturday Night Fever
PG

Saturday Night Fever

(1977)
As:
Cast
Role:
Tony Manero
Director:
John Badham
Genres:
Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Barry Miller, Karen Lynn Gorney, Joseph Cali, Paul Pape
Carrie
R

Carrie

(1976)
As:
Cast
Role:
Billy Nolan
Director:
Brian De Palma
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, William Katt
Blow Out
R

Blow Out

(1981)
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Terry
Director:
Brian De Palma
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
John Lithgow, Dennis Franz, Nancy Allen, Peter Boyden
The Thin Red Line
TV-MA

The Thin Red Line

(1998)
As:
Cast
Director:
Terrence Malick
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Thomas Jane, John Cusack, Elias Koteas, Nick Nolte
Phenomenon
PG

Phenomenon

(1996)
As:
Cast
Role:
George Malley
Director:
Jon Turteltaub
Genres:
Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Robert Duvall, Kyra Sedgwick, Forest Whitaker, Jeffrey DeMunn
Urban Cowboy
PG

Urban Cowboy

(1980)
As:
Cast
Role:
Bud
Director:
James Bridges
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Western
Star Cast:
Scott Glenn, Barry Corbin, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Debra Winger
Get Shorty
R

Get Shorty

(1995)
As:
Cast
Role:
Chili Palmer
Director:
Barry Sonnenfeld
Genres:
Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Dennis Farina, Rene Russo, Gene Hackman
Michael
PG

Michael

(1996)
As:
Cast
Role:
Michael
Director:
Nora Ephron
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Andie MacDowell, William Hurt, Bob Hoskins, Teri Garr
Primary Colors
R

Primary Colors

(1998)
As:
Cast
Role:
Governor Jack Stanton
Director:
Mike Nichols
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Bill Maher, Emma Thompson, Billy Bob Thornton, Kathy Bates
The General's Daughter
R

The General's Daughter

(1999)
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul Brenner
Director:
Simon West
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Timothy Hutton, James Woods, Madeleine Stowe, James Cromwell
A Love Song for Bobby Long
TV-MA

A Love Song for Bobby Long

(2004)
As:
Cast
Role:
Bobby Long
Director:
Shainee Gabel
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Scarlett Johansson, Gabriel Macht, Deborah Kara Unger, Dane Rhodes
Basic
R

Basic

(2003)
As:
Cast
Role:
Hardy
Director:
John McTiernan
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Action, Mystery
Star Cast:
Giovanni Ribisi, Samuel L. Jackson, Tim Daly, Taye Diggs
Ladder 49
PG-13

Ladder 49

(2004)
As:
Cast
Role:
Captain Mike Kennedy
Director:
Jay Russell
Genres:
Drama, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Robert Patrick, Joaquin Phoenix, Jacinda Barrett, Morris Chestnut
The Punisher
R

The Punisher

(2004)
As:
Cast
Director:
Jonathan Hensleigh
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Thomas Jane, Roy Scheider, Antoni Corone, A. Russell Andrews
Hairspray
PG

Hairspray

(2007)
As:
Cast
Role:
Edna Turnblad
Director:
Adam Shankman
Genres:
Family, Drama, Music, Romance, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, Michelle Pfeiffer, Amanda Bynes, James Marsden
Swordfish
R

Swordfish

(2001)
As:
Cast
Role:
Gabriel
Director:
Dominic Sena
Genres:
Crime, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Sam Shepard, Don Cheadle, Drea de Matteo, Halle Berry
The Taking of Pelham 123
R

The Taking of Pelham 123

(2009)
As:
Cast
Role:
Ryder
Director:
Tony Scott
Genres:
Crime, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Denzel Washington, Luis Guzmán, Victor Gojcaj, Robert Vataj
Wild Hogs
TV-14

Wild Hogs

(2007)
As:
Cast
Role:
Woody Stevens
Director:
Walt Becker
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
William H. Macy, Tim Allen, Ray Liotta, Martin Lawrence
From Paris with Love
R

From Paris with Love

(2010)
As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie Wax
Director:
Pierre Morel
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Kasia Smutniak, Richard Durden, Bing Yin
Broken Arrow
R

Broken Arrow

(1996)
As:
Cast
Role:
Vic Deakins
Director:
John Woo
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Christian Slater, Delroy Lindo, Bob Gunton, Samantha Mathis
A Civil Action
PG-13

A Civil Action

(1998)
As:
Cast
Role:
Jan Schlichtmann
Director:
Steven Zaillian
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Tony Shalhoub, Robert Duvall, William H. Macy, Kathy Bates
Look Who's Talking
PG-13

Look Who's Talking

(1989)
As:
Cast
Role:
James
Director:
Amy Heckerling
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, Kirstie Alley, Olympia Dukakis, George Segal
Savages
R

Savages

(2012)
As:
Cast
Director:
Oliver Stone
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Benicio Del Toro, Blake Lively, Salma Hayek, Taylor Kitsch
Lonely Hearts
R

Lonely Hearts

(2006)
As:
Cast
Role:
Det. Elmer Robinson
Director:
Todd Robinson
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Romance, Crime
Star Cast:
James Gandolfini, Scott Caan, Salma Hayek, Jared Leto
Mad City
PG-13

Mad City

(1997)
As:
Cast
Role:
Sam
Director:
Costa-Gavras
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Dustin Hoffman, Mia Kirshner, Alan Alda, Robert Prosky
Domestic Disturbance
PG-13

Domestic Disturbance

(2001)
As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Morrison
Director:
Harold Becker
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Vince Vaughn, Steve Buscemi, James Lashly, Rebecca Tilney
Austin Powers in Goldmember
TV-14

Austin Powers in Goldmember

(2002)
As:
Cast
Director:
Jay Roach
Genres:
Comedy, Action, Crime, Adventure
Star Cast:
Steven Spielberg, Mike Myers, Beyoncé Knowles, Seth Green, Michael York
In a Valley of Violence
R

In a Valley of Violence

(2016)
As:
Cast
Role:
Marshal
Director:
Ti West
Genres:
Action, Drama, Western, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Taissa Farmiga, Ethan Hawke, James Ransone, Karen Gillan
She's So Lovely
R

She's So Lovely

(1997)
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Joey Germoni
Director:
Nick Cassavetes
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Robin Wright, Sean Penn, James Gandolfini, Susan Traylor
Be Cool
PG-13

Be Cool

(2005)
As:
Cast
Role:
Chili Palmer
Director:
F. Gary Gray
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Dwayne Johnson, Uma Thurman, Vince Vaughn, Cedric the Entertainer
Criminal Activities

Criminal Activities

(2015)
As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Jackie Earle Haley
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Edi Gathegi, Michael Pitt, Rob Brown, Jackie Earle Haley
Old Dogs
PG

Old Dogs

(2009)
As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie
Director:
Walt Becker
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Robin Williams, Lori Loughlin, Matt Dillon, Seth Green
The Forger
R

The Forger

(2014)
As:
Cast
Role:
Raymond J. Cutter
Director:
Philip Martin
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Abigail Spencer, Christopher Plummer, Anson Mount, Tye Sheridan
Killing Season
R

Killing Season

(2013)
As:
Cast
Role:
Emil Kovac
Director:
Mark Steven Johnson
Genres:
Drama, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Robert De Niro, Milo Ventimiglia, Elizabeth Olin, Diana Lyubenova
I Am Wrath
R

I Am Wrath

(2016)
As:
Cast
Role:
Stanley
Director:
Chuck Russell
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Sam Trammell, Patrick St. Esprit, Christopher Meloni, Amanda Schull
Life on the Line
R

Life on the Line

(2015)
As:
Cast
Role:
Beau
Director:
David Hackl
Genres:
Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Gil Bellows, Sharon Stone, Julie Benz, Kate Bosworth
Staying Alive
PG

Staying Alive

(1983)
As:
Cast
Role:
Tony Manero
Director:
Sylvester Stallone
Genres:
Romance, Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Sylvester Stallone, Cynthia Rhodes, Finola Hughes, Steve Inwood
White Man's Burden
R

White Man's Burden

(1995)
As:
Cast
Role:
Louis Pinnock
Director:
Desmond Nakano
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Seth Green, Harry Belafonte, Kelly Lynch, Margaret Avery
Lucky Numbers
R

Lucky Numbers

(2000)
As:
Cast
Role:
Russ Richards
Director:
Nora Ephron
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lisa Kudrow, Ed O'Neill, Michael Rapaport, Tim Roth
Two of a Kind
PG

Two of a Kind

(1983)
As:
Cast
Role:
Zack
Director:
John Herzfeld
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kathy Bates, Charles Durning, Gene Hackman, Oliver Reed
The Devil's Rain
PG

The Devil's Rain

(1975)
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Fuest
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
William Shatner, Ida Lupino, Eddie Albert, Ernest Borgnine
Shout
PG-13

Shout

(1991)
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Cabe
Director:
Jeffrey Hornaday
Genres:
Music, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Gwyneth Paltrow, Richard Jordan, Heather Graham, Linda Fiorentino
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R

Gotti

(2018)
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
John Gotti Sr.
Director:
Kevin Connolly
Genres:
Crime, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Kelly Preston, Stacy Keach, Chris Mulkey, Pruitt Taylor Vince
Look Who's Talking Too
PG-13

Look Who's Talking Too

(1990)
As:
Cast
Role:
James
Director:
Amy Heckerling
Genres:
Romance, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Elias Koteas, Kirstie Alley, Olympia Dukakis, Bruce Willis
Look Who's Talking Now
PG-13

Look Who's Talking Now

(1993)
As:
Cast
Role:
James Ubriacco
Director:
Tom Ropelewski
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Family
Star Cast:
Kirstie Alley, Diane Keaton, Danny DeVito, Lysette Anthony
The Experts
PG-13

The Experts

(1989)
As:
Cast
Role:
Travis
Director:
Dave Thomas
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kelly Preston, Arye Gross, James Keach, Deborah Foreman
Perfect
R

Perfect

(1985)
As:
Cast
Role:
Adam
Director:
James Bridges
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Jamie Lee Curtis, Ramey Ellis, Alma Beltran, Perla Walter
Moment by Moment
R

Moment by Moment

(1978)
As:
Cast
Role:
Strip
Director:
Jane Wagner
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Lily Tomlin, Andra Akers, Bert Kramer, Shelley R. Bonus
Battlefield Earth
PG-13

Battlefield Earth

(2000)
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Terl
Director:
Roger Christian
Genres:
Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Star Cast:
Barry Pepper, Forest Whitaker, Kim Coates, Sabine Karsenti
Eyes of an Angel
PG-13

Eyes of an Angel

(1991)
As:
Cast
Role:
Bobby
Director:
Robert Harmon
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Edson, Ellie Raab, Tito Larriva, Tripoli
Welcome to Hollywood
R

Welcome to Hollywood

(1998)
As:
Cast
Director:
Tony Markes, Adam Rifkin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Carmen Electra, Adam Rifkin, Jane Jenkins, Scott Wolf, Peter Facinelli
Chains of Gold
R

Chains of Gold

(1991)
As:
Cast
Role:
Scott Barnes
Director:
Rod Holcomb
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Marilu Henner, Bernie Casey, Joey Lawrence, Benjamin Bratt

TV Movie(s)

The Tenth Level

The Tenth Level

(1976)
As:
Cast
Director:
Charles S. Dubin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ossie Davis, William Shatner, Lindsay Crouse, Lynn Carlin
Nightmare

Nightmare

(1974)
As:
Cast
Director:
William Hale
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Richard Crenna, Arlene Golonka, Vic Morrow, Patty Duke
The Boy in the Plastic Bubble
PG

The Boy in the Plastic Bubble

(1976)
As:
Cast
Role:
Tod Lubitch
Director:
Randal Kleiser
Genres:
Romance, Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Reed, Glynnis O'Connor, Diana Hyland, Karen Morrow
Basements

Basements

(1987)
As:
Cast
Role:
Ben
Director:
Robert Altman
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Conti, Linda Hunt, Julian Sands, Annie Lennox
Boris and Natasha
PG

Boris and Natasha

(1992)
As:
Cast
Director:
Charles Martin Smith
Genres:
Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
John Calvin, Andrea Martin, Sally Kellerman, Thomas F. Wilson

Animation(s)

Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D

Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (2005)

As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Cowen
Genres:
Short, Animation, Documentary
Star Cast:
Matt Damon, Matthew McConaughey, Morgan Freeman, Tom Hanks
Bolt
PG

Bolt (2008)

As:
Cast
Role:
Bolt
Director:
Chris Williams, Byron Howard
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Drama, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Susie Essman, Malcolm McDowell, Miley Cyrus, Mark Walton
Our Friend, Martin
TV-G

Our Friend, Martin (1999)

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Brousseau, Vincenzo Trippetti
Genres:
Drama, Family, Animation
Star Cast:
Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett, LeVar Burton, Edward Asner

TV Shows and Videos

American Crime Story
TV-MA

American Crime Story (2016)

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Robert Shapiro
Director:
Ryan Murphy, Anthony Hemingway
Genres:
Biography, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Sarah Paulson, Matthew Broderick, Cuba Gooding Jr., Courtney B. Vance
Emergency!
TV-G

Emergency! (1972)

As:
Cast
Director:
Georg Fenady, Christian I. Nyby II, Dennis Donnelly, Christian Nyby, Joseph Pevney
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Adam West, Randolph Mantooth, Kevin Tighe, Julie London, Bobby Troup
Michael Jackson: Liberian Girl

Michael Jackson: Liberian Girl (1989)

As:
Cast
Director:
James Yukich
Genres:
Comedy, Short, Music
Star Cast:
Corey Feldman, Michael Jackson, Bubbles, Emily Dreyfuss, Deborah Gibson
Medical Center

Medical Center (1969)

As:
Cast
Director:
Vincent Sherman, Earl Bellamy, Paul Stanley, Murray Golden, Michael Caffey
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Don Rickles, James Daly, Chad Everett, Chris Hutson, John Ritter
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law

Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (1971)

As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Spielberg, Harry Falk, Lou Antonio, Daniel Haller, James Sheldon
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Arthur Hill, Joan Darling, Lee Majors, John Ritter, John Travolta
Welcome Back, Kotter
TV-PG

Welcome Back, Kotter (1975)

As:
Cast
Director:
Bob LaHendro, Norman Abbott, Bill Hobin, Bob Claver, James Komack
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, James Woods, Robert Hegyes, Gabe Kaplan
The Rookies

The Rookies (1972)

As:
Cast
Director:
Phil Bondelli, E.W. Swackhamer, Leonard Horn, Harry Falk, Gene Nelson
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, Georg Stanford Brown, Sam Melville, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Kate Jackson
The Drew Carey Show
TV-PG

The Drew Carey Show (1995)

As:
Cast
Director:
Gerry Cohen, Sam Simon, Bob Koherr, Brian K. Roberts, Steve Zuckerman
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Craig Ferguson, Drew Carey, Diedrich Bader, Kathy Kinney
tfp-no-profile-image-found

Be Cool: Close-Up - The Rock (2005)

As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Dwayne Johnson, F. Gary Gray, John Travolta
Kirstie
TV-PG

Kirstie (2013)

As:
Cast
Director:
Andy Cadiff
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kirstie Alley, Michael Richards, Rhea Perlman, Kristin Chenoweth
Mr. T and Tina

Mr. T and Tina (1976)

As:
Cast
Director:
Dennis Steinmetz, James Sheldon, James Komack, Rick Edelstein
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ted Lange, Susan Blanchard, Pat Suzuki, Miriam Byrd-Nethery