Best Movies of John Travolta

Pulp Fiction (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 261 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 94 | Earnings: $107.93M

The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

Grease (1978)

Aggregate Rating: 215 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 70 | Earnings: $181.36M

Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?

Face/Off (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 190 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 82 | Earnings: $112.23M

In order to foil an extortion plot, an FBI agent undergoes a facial transplant surgery and assumes the identity and physical appearance of a terrorist, but the plan turns from bad to worse when the same terrorist impersonates the FBI agent.

Carrie (1976)

Aggregate Rating: 183 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 85 | Earnings: null

Carrie White, a shy, friendless teenage girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.

Blow Out (1981)

Aggregate Rating: 163 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 85 | Earnings: null

A movie sound recordist accidentally records the evidence that proves that a car accident was actually murder and consequently finds himself in danger.

Hairspray (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 163 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 81 | Earnings: $118.82M

Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

Get Shorty (1995)

Aggregate Rating: 157 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 82 | Earnings: $72.08M

A mobster travels to Hollywood to collect a debt and discovers that the movie business is much the same as his current job.

Saturday Night Fever (1977)

Aggregate Rating: 151 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 77 | Earnings: $94.21M

A Brooklyn teenager feels his only chance to succeed is as the king of the disco floor. His carefree youth and weekend dancing help him to forget the reality of his bleak life.

Bolt (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 145 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $114.05M

The canine star of a fictional sci-fi/action show that believes his powers are real embarks on a cross country trek to save his co-star from a threat he believes is just as real.

Primary Colors (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 140 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 70 | Earnings: $38.97M

A man joins the political campaign of a smooth-operator candidate for president of the USA.

Broken Arrow (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 136 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 61 | Earnings: $70.45M

Terrorists steal nuclear warheads from the U.S. military but don't count on a pilot and park ranger spoiling their plans.

A Civil Action (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 135 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $56.70M

The families of children who died sue two companies for dumping toxic waste: a tort so expensive to prove, the case could bankrupt their lawyers.

The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 135 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 55 | Earnings: $65.45M

Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.

Lonely Hearts (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 127 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 60 | Earnings: $0.19M

Based on the true story, two homicide detectives track Martha Beck and Raymond Martinez Fernandez, a murderous pair known as the "Lonely Hearts Killers" who lured their victims through the personals.

In a Valley of Violence (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 125 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $0.05M

A mysterious stranger and a random act of violence drag a town of misfits and nitwits into the bloody crosshairs of revenge.

Urban Cowboy (1980)

Aggregate Rating: 124 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 61 | Earnings: null

Bud is a young man from the country who learns about life and love in a Houston bar.

A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 123 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 48 | Earnings: $0.16M

A headstrong young woman returns to New Orleans after the death of her estranged mother.

Look Who's Talking (1989)

Aggregate Rating: 121 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 51 | Earnings: $140.09M

After a single, career-minded woman is left on her own to give birth to the child of a married man, she finds a new romantic chance in a cab driver. Meanwhile, the point-of-view of the newborn boy is narrated through voice-over.

Ladder 49 (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 119 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 47 | Earnings: $74.54M

A firefighter, injured and trapped in a burning building, has flashbacks of his life as he drifts in and out of consciousness. Meanwhile, fellow firefighters led by the Chief attempt to rescue him.

Phenomenon (1996)

Aggregate Rating: 118 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 41 | Earnings: $104.63M

An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis.