Best Movies of James Woods

Casino (1995)

Aggregate Rating: 187 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $42.44M

A tale of greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia enforcer and a casino executive, compete against each other over a gambling empire and over a fast living and fast loving woman.

Hercules (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 164 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 74 | Earnings: $99.05M

Lead Role: Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, James Woods, Josh Keaton, | Director:

The son of the Greek Gods Zeus and Hera is stripped of his immortality as an infant and must become a true hero in order to reclaim it.

The Virgin Suicides (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 156 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $4.86M

A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents in suburban Detroit in the mid-1970s.

Videodrome (1983)

Aggregate Rating: 142 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 60 | Earnings: null

When he acquires a different kind of programming for his station, a sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a terrifying new reality.

Cat's Eye (1985)

Aggregate Rating: 135 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 70 | Earnings: $9.00M

A stray cat is the linking element of three tales of suspense and horror.

True Crime (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 133 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 65 | Earnings: $16.64M

Can an over-the-hill journalist uncover the evidence that can prove a death row inmate's innocence just hours before his execution?

Northfork (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 128 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $1.42M

Set in 1955, the residents of a small Montana community are forced to move their homes to make way for a new dam.

Any Given Sunday (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 127 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 52 | Earnings: $75.53M

A behind-the-scenes look at the life-and-death struggles of modern-day gladiators and those who lead them.

Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

Aggregate Rating: 121 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $5.30M

A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.

This Girl's Life (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 121 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 63 | Earnings: null

"Slice of life" take on life of international porn celebrity, Moon, and her musings on modern life, love and loss.

Pretty Persuasion (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 112 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 45 | Earnings: $0.31M

A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.

Vampires (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 108 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 42 | Earnings: $20.24M

Recovering from an ambush that killed his entire team, a vengeful vampire slayer must retrieve an ancient Catholic relic that, should it be acquired by vampires, will allow them to walk in sunlight.

Straw Dogs (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 108 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 45 | Earnings: $10.32M

L.A. screenwriter David Sumner relocates with his wife to her hometown in the deep South. There, while tensions build between them, a brewing conflict with locals becomes a threat to them both.

Against All Odds (1984)

Aggregate Rating: 102 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 42 | Earnings: $25.10M

A gangster hires an ex-football player to find his girlfriend. When he finds her, they fall in love, and the twists start to appear.

Jamesy Boy (2014)

Aggregate Rating: 92 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 29 | Earnings: null

A young gang member turns his life around in prison, thanks to the friendship he forms with a convicted murderer who becomes his mentor.

Salvador (1986)

Aggregate Rating: 78 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

An American photojournalist gets caught in a political struggle at El Salvador in 1980.

Diggstown (1992)

Aggregate Rating: 71 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $4.84M

Gabriel Caine has just been released from prison when he sets up a bet with a business man. The business man owns most of a boxing-mad town called Diggstown. The bet is that Gabe can find a...

The Onion Field (1979)

Aggregate Rating: 70 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Greg Powell is a disturbed ex-con who recruits Jimmy Smith (aka Jimmy Youngblood), a petty thief, as his partner in crime. Powell panics one night when the two of them are pulled over by a ...

Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 69 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $13.05M

A Mississippi district attorney and the widow of Medgar Evers struggle to finally bring a white racist to justice for the 1963 murder of the civil rights leader.

True Believer (1989)

Aggregate Rating: 68 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $8.74M

A cynical former civil liberties attorney now reduced to "specializing" in defending drug dealers becomes transformed by an eight-year-old murder case.