Best Movies of John Goodman

The Big Lebowski (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 212 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $17.44M

"The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.

Monsters, Inc. (2001)

Aggregate Rating: 207 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 78 | Earnings: $289.91M

In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think.

Argo (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 202 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 86 | Earnings: $136.02M

Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980.

The Artist (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 201 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 89 | Earnings: $44.67M

A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions.

10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 179 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $71.90M

After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 179 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 93 | Earnings: $13.21M

A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961.

Flight (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 171 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $93.75M

An airline pilot saves almost all his passengers on his malfunctioning airliner which eventually crashed, but an investigation into the accident reveals something troubling.

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 169 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $45.51M

In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.

Monsters University (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 167 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 65 | Earnings: $268.49M

A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University -- when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.

Barton Fink (1991)

Aggregate Rating: 156 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $6.15M

A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.

The Emperor's New Groove (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 156 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 70 | Earnings: $89.30M

Emperor Kuzco is turned into a llama by his ex-administrator Yzma, and must now regain his throne with the help of Pacha, the gentle llama herder.

Atomic Blonde (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 154 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 63 | Earnings: $51.57M

An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.

Raising Arizona (1987)

Aggregate Rating: 151 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 57 | Earnings: $22.85M

When a childless couple of an ex-con and an ex-cop decide to help themselves to one of another family's quintuplets, their lives become more complicated than they anticipated.

Patriots Day (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 151 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $31.86M

The story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible.

The Big Easy (1986)

Aggregate Rating: 145 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 77 | Earnings: $17.69M

Set in New Orleans. Remy McSwain, lieutenant in Homicide finds that he has two problems, the first of a series of gang killings and Ann Osborne, a beautiful attorney from the D.A.'s police ...

Bringing Out the Dead (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 142 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 70 | Earnings: $16.64M

Haunted by the patients he failed to save, an extremely burned-out Manhattan ambulance paramedic fights to maintain his sanity over three fraught and turbulent nights.

Sea of Love (1989)

Aggregate Rating: 140 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: $58.57M

A detective investigating a series of murders becomes involved with a woman who may be the culprit.

Trouble with the Curve (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 130 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 58 | Earnings: $35.75M

A daughter tries to remedy her dysfunctional relationship with her ailing father, a decorated baseball scout by helping him in a recruiting trip which could be his last.

Red State (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 121 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 50 | Earnings: null

Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.

Captive State (2019)

Aggregate Rating: 120 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 54 | Earnings: $5.96M

Set in a Chicago neighborhood nearly a decade after an occupation by an extraterrestrial force, 'Captive State' explores the lives on both sides of the conflict - the collaborators and dissidents.