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Top 64 Best John Travolta Movies To Watch [Ranked]

Charlie StathamCharlie-Updated Jan 10, 2024


top 64 best John Travolta Movies to watch [Ranked]

 

John Travolta is an American actor who started his career in the 1970s with the television sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter. This was followed by roles in box office hits, Carrie, Grease and Urban Cowboy.

 

Despite going through a career slump, he went on to star in cult hits like Pulp Fiction, Bolt, Primary Colors, Get Shorty and Broken Arrow. Travolta has won a Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy and is also a singer-songwriter.

 

He has released 9 albums and 4 of his singles have also charted on Billboard Hot 100's Top 40 and is a private pilot.

 

If you're looking for some of Travolta's greatest hits, our list below has got you covered.

 

 

 

1. Pulp Fiction (1994)

 

Pulp Fiction (1994)

 

Pulp Fiction is a crime-drama which has been helmed for the screen by Quentin Tarantino.

 

Toplined by actors such as John Travolta, Uma Thurman, and Samuel L. Jackson (main characters), the film was released in 1994 with a runtime of 2 hours and 34 min.

 

Jules Winnfield and Vincent Vega are two low-level hitmen tasked with retrieving the stolen suitcase of their boss, mob kingpin Marsellus Wallace. Meanwhile, Vincent is also entrusted with taking Mrs Wallace for a good time, as her husband is unavailable.

 

On the other hand, Butch Coolidge, an ageing boxer, is paid to lose a fight but ends up winning it by accidentally killing his opponent and must now flee town.

 

While these stories seem unrelated, they're all interconnected in a series of funny, bizarre and unexpected incidents.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Max Amazon Channel, Max, DIRECTV
United Kingdom Netflix, Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel
Canada Netflix, Crave, Crave Starz
Australia BINGE, Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel
Germany Sky Go, Paramount Plus, MagentaTV

 

 

 

2. Carrie (1976)

 

Carrie (1976)

 

Featuring Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, and Amy Irving in the lead, Carrie is a horror-mystery movie that was released in 1976. It comprises a talented team of crew members Brian De Palma (director), Lawrence D. Cohen (screenplay), Mario Tosi, and Isidore Mankofsky (cinematography), and others.

 

The motion picture received a score of 7.4 on IMDb, while it received 86 out of 100 on Metacritic.

 

Carrie is a shy teenager who doesn't get along with her classmates as they often bully her. She is raised by her religious fanatic mother, never learning anything about menstruation. So, when she got her first period in school, things turned worse for her.

 

When the teasing gets excessive, all the girls receive punishments. When Carrie attends a prom, she gets subjected to a horrible plan which triggers her telekinesis power to activate, and chaos soon follows.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Max Amazon Channel, Max, Showtime Apple TV Channel
United Kingdom Amazon Prime Video
Canada Amazon Prime Video, MGM Amazon Channel
Australia MGM Amazon Channel
Germany Amazon Prime Video, Paramount Plus, Joyn Plus

 

 

 

3. Blow Out (1981)

 

Blow Out (1981)

 

Bankrolled by Filmways Pictures and helmed by Brian De Palma, Blow Out is a crime-drama that hit the screens in 1981.

 

Sound technician Jack Terry is told by his producer to obtain realistic scream sounds and better wind effects for a low-budget slasher film. Terry records the potential sound effects at a local park when he sees a car careen off the road and plunge into a creek nearby.

 

While the driver is killed, Jack manages to save the co-passenger who happens to be the escort of Governor George McRyan. Associates of the Governor persuade Jack to smuggle the girl out of the hospital. However, when Jack listens to the audio tape of the accident, he realises that the accident was, in reality, an assassination.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States DIRECTV, Cinemax Amazon Channel
Canada MGM Amazon Channel
France MGM Amazon Channel
Italy MGM Amazon Channel
India Amazon Prime Video

 

 

4. Face/Off (1997)

 

Face/Off (1997)

 

Looking for a movie to watch? Face/Off could be a good option. With a runtime of 2 hours and 18 min and released in 1997, it stars John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, and Joan Allen and was directed by John Woo.

 

FBI agent Sean Archer seeks revenge for his son’s murder by the sociopath Castor Troy. The two men get into a brawl resulting in Troy revealing a bomb location and being knocked into a coma.

 

In the interim, Archer transplants Troy’s face onto his and gets more info about the bomb. When Troy wakes up, he transplants Archer’s face onto his and vows to finish him.

 

The final confrontation claims the lives of families and co-workers alike.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States fuboTV, Showtime Apple TV Channel, Paramount+ with Showtime
United Kingdom Disney Plus
Canada Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel, Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel
Australia Disney Plus
Germany Disney Plus, WOW, Sky Go

 

 

5. The Thin Red Line (1998)

 

The Thin Red Line (1998)

 

John Toll has the perfect cinematographic eye for creating genuinely beautiful visuals.

 

Directed by Terrence Malick, The Thin Red Line is a testament to the fact that John Toll believes in capturing intricate details for each sequence.

 

Needless to mention, the motion picture opened to favourable reviews from critics and went on to receive various accolades and nominations, including ALMA Awards, Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards, and Chicago Film Critics Association Awards.

 

The men of C Company, 1st Battalion, are brought to Guadalcanal Island to seize it from the Japanese. The dawn after their arrival, the Japanese opened fire on the unit killing many men.

 

The Americans strategize a rebuttal attack and are victorious in capturing the hill. Consequently, the men move on to another stretch of land controlled by the Japanese. An inexperienced leader sends 3 of his men into a death trap.

 

The island continues to be in a feud.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Starz Apple TV Channel, Starz, DIRECTV
United Kingdom Disney Plus
Canada Disney Plus
Australia Disney Plus
Germany Disney Plus

 

 

6. Get Shorty (1995)

 

Get Shorty (1995)

 

Get Shorty is a comedy-crime which has been helmed for the screen by Barry Sonnenfeld.

 

Toplined by actors such as Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, and Danny DeVito (main characters), the film was released in 1995 with a runtime of 1 hour and 45 min.

 

Ernesto “Chili” Palmer is a loan shark and movie buff who gets into a fight with mobster Ray “Bones” Barboni. When Bones takes over Chili’s boss’ operation, he sends Chili to collect debts from Leo, a man presumed dead, but in reality, absconding with a lot of money.

 

Meanwhile, Chili lands in a Vegas casino to find Leo and is asked to collect a debt from B movie director Harry Zimm. While collecting the debt from Harry, he pitches the story of Leo’s mob debt and asks to make it a film. Chili decides to invest the money he's taken from Leo, into the film. However, Bones discovers Chili’s games and decides to take back the money that's rightfully his.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Max Amazon Channel, Max, Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel
Canada Amazon Prime Video, fuboTV
Australia Amazon Prime Video
Germany MGM Amazon Channel
France MGM Amazon Channel, Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel

 

 

7. Hairspray (2007)

 

Hairspray (2007)

 

Headlined by John Travolta, Queen Latifah, and Nikki Blonsky, Hairspray is a comedy-drama that hit the screens in 2007.

 

Adam Shankman brought the story to life with the help of competent crew members such as Leslie Dixon, and John Waters (screenplay), Bojan Bazelli (cinematography), and many others.

 

Tracy Turnblad and her best friend Penny Pingleton are huge fans of a local teen dance television show, The Corny Collins Show. When one of the dancers on the show takes a sudden leave of absence, auditions are taken to find a suitable replacement.

 

When Tracy attends it, Velma, who manages the station and whose daughter is part of the squad, rejects her for being overweight. When she practices dance moves with African-American kids, Corny Collins and teen heartthrob and dancer Link Larkin on the Show take note of her, with the former choosing her to join them.

 

However, Velma does all she can to ensure Tracy is unable to be a part of the show and is ousted so that her daughter's chances don't get hampered.

 

Country Streaming Platform
Australia Stan
Japan Netflix, U-NEXT, Netflix basic with Ads
Netherlands Amazon Prime Video, KPN
Denmark TV4, Viaplay, TV 2
Brazil HBO Max

 

 

8. Saturday Night Fever (1977)

 

Saturday Night Fever (1977)

 

Saturday Night Fever premiered in theatres in 1977. Directed by John Badham, this movie features John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney, and Barry Miller in the lead. If you have a particular liking for drama-music movies, then you can try this title.

 

Saturday Night Fever received a score of 6.8 on IMDb and 77 on Metacritic.

 

A young man, Tony, lives with a big family in Brooklyn and is the king of the dance floor in a local pub. He learns about a dance contest and pairs with Annette, who has feelings for Tony, but he doesn't reciprocate, which leads him to switch his partner to Stephanie.

 

Tony and his group of friends want to escape the pressures of their current life for a better future; however, tragedy and toxic masculinity hold them back.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Amazon Prime Video, fuboTV, MGM Plus Amazon Channel
United Kingdom Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel, Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel
Australia BINGE, Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel
Germany WOW, Sky Go, Paramount Plus
France Canal+, Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel

 

 

9. Grease (1978)

 

Grease (1978)

 

Grease is a comedy-musical which has been helmed for the screen by Randal Kleiser.

 

Toplined by actors such as John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, and Stockard Channing (main characters), the film was released in 1978 with a runtime of 1 hour and 50 min.

 

Local lad Danny Zuko and Sandy Olsson meet at the beach during the summers and fall in love, unaware that they will be in the same senior school; Rydell High School.

 

While Danny is the leader of the T-birds, a group of black leather jacket-wearing greasers, Sandy spends most of her time with the Pink Ladies, a group of women who only wear pink.

 

When the two clash at the first pep rally at Rydell, charming Danny seems a complete contrast to the one at the beach. Will the two find a way to rekindle their romance or will peer pressure get in the way?

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Max Amazon Channel, Max, DIRECTV
United Kingdom Amazon Prime Video, Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel
Canada Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel, Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel
Australia BINGE, Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel
Germany Netflix, Paramount Plus, Netflix basic with Ads

 

 

10. Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon (2005)

 

Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon (2005)

 

Headlined by Tom Hanks, John Corbett, and Andrew Husmann, Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon is a documentary-animation that hit the screens in 2005.

 

Mark Cowen brought the story to life with the help of competent crew members such as Tom Hanks, Mark Cowen, and Christopher G. Cowen (screenplay), Sean MacLeod Phillips (cinematography), and many others.

 

Buzz Aldrin was one of the 12 astronauts to have ever walked on the moon and he referred to the lunar surface as a 'magnificent desolation.' This historic docudrama would trace the flight and subsequent moonwalks taken by those men with the help of interviews, archival footage as well as celebrity voiceovers with the likes of Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon and Tom Hanks lending their voices.

 

The film would also look into a virtually created and shared experience of walking the moon while exploring the space program as well as its future.

 

 

11. Primary Colors (1998)

 

Primary Colors (1998)

 

Primary Colors premiered in theatres in 1998. Directed by Mike Nichols, this movie features John Travolta, Emma Thompson, and Kathy Bates in the lead. If you have a particular liking for comedy-drama movies, then you can try this title.

 

Primary Colors received a score of 6.7 on IMDb and 70 on Metacritic.

 

Young politician Henry Burton joins Governor Jack Stanton’s campaign to win the Democratic party nomination for US president. During this time Henry and the Stantons’ old friend Libby uncover unpleasant past truths about Jack.

 

When many come forward to defame Jack, the Stantons’ decide to opt for the offensive against their rival Senator Harris. In the midst of a debate, Harris suffers a medical condition that makes him drop out. With a new replacement rival, the Stantons d decide to adopt a different strategy.

 

Country Streaming Platform
Germany Filmtastic Amazon Channel, Filmtastic, Filmlegenden Amazon Channel
Switzerland blue TV

 

 

12. Bolt (2008)

 

Bolt (2008)

 

Bolt is an animation-adventure film that has been helmed for the screen by Byron Howard, and Chris Williams. It features actors John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, and Susie Essman in pivotal roles. The motion picture was released in 2008 with a 1 hour and 36 min runtime.

 

TV star dog Bolt is made to believe that he is a superhero dog to get his natural reactions. In an episode, when his owner Penny, is kidnapped, Bolt escapes the set and lands in New York.

 

There, he realizes that he is just a normal dog. Feeling abandoned, Bolt ceases his search for Penny until he sees her on set hugging his look-alike. During the shoot, Bolt’s look-alike accidentally torches the set trapping Penny inside. Finally, Bolt decides to save the day.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Disney Plus
United Kingdom Disney Plus
Canada Disney Plus
Australia Disney Plus
Germany Disney Plus

 

 

13. A Civil Action (1998)

 

A Civil Action (1998)

 

Headlined by John Travolta, Robert Duvall, and Kathleen Quinlan, A Civil Action is a drama that hit the screens in 1998.

 

Steven Zaillian brought the story to life with the help of competent crew members such as Steven Zaillian (screenplay), Conrad L. Hall (cinematography), and many others.

 

Attorney Jan Schlichtmann files a lawsuit against two corporations for contaminating waters and causing deadly diseases to the inhabitants of Woburn. Without the financial resources to fight it out, the lawyers of the two corporations eventually break him and his company up.

 

When the case is ruled in favour of the companies, Jan decides to file for bankruptcy. However much later, the environmental protection agency files the same case using Jan’s materials and resources.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United Kingdom Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel, Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel
Canada Disney Plus
Germany Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel, Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel
France Canal+, Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel
Italy Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel, Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel

 

 

14. The Boy in the Plastic Bubble (1976)

 

The Boy in the Plastic Bubble (1976)

 

Looking for a movie to watch? The Boy in the Plastic Bubble could be a good option. With a runtime of 1 hour and 36 min and released in 1976, it stars John Travolta, Glynnis O'Connor, and Robert Reed and was directed by Randal Kleiser.

 

John and Mickey Lubitch conceive a child. After having experienced multiple miscarriages and the death of their first son, Mickey is worried that something bad could happen to their child. They have a son named Tod, who doesn't have a properly functioning immune system.

 

His parents bring him home but keep him within the confines of his room throughout his life. However, as he grows up, he wishes to see the world and experience it. When he falls in love with his next-door neighbour, Tod must decide between following his heart, facing near-certain death or staying in a protective bubbly all his remaining life.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Night Flight Plus, Classix, FlixFling
United Kingdom Classix
Canada FlixFling, Classix
Australia Amazon Prime Video, Classix
Germany Classix

 

 

15. In a Valley of Violence (2016)

 

In a Valley of Violence (2016)

 

Featuring Ethan Hawke, John Travolta, and Taissa Farmiga in the lead, In a Valley of Violence is an action-western movie that was released in 2016. It comprises a talented team of crew members Ti West (director), Ti West (screenplay), Eric Robbins (cinematography), and others.

 

The motion picture received a score of 6.1 on IMDb, while it received 64 out of 100 on Metacritic.

 

A drifter called Paul and his dog Abbie arrive at a town named Denton to seek refuge. After a hostile welcome by a local, Gilly, the town marshal gets wind of Paul’s history and advises him to leave.

 

Before Paul can get to it, the locals kill his dog and push Paul off a cliff. Seeking revenge, Paul returns to the town and decides to take on the locals, with his final fight being with the notorious Gilly.

 

Country Streaming Platform
Netherlands SkyShowtime
Poland SkyShowtime
Denmark SkyShowtime, Allente
Brazil Globoplay, Telecine Play
Finland Ruutu, SkyShowtime

 

 

16. Urban Cowboy (1980)

 

Urban Cowboy (1980)

 

Urban Cowboy is a drama-romance which has been helmed for the screen by James Bridges.

 

Toplined by actors such as John Travolta, Debra Winger, and Scott Glenn (main characters), the film was released in 1980 with a runtime of 2 hours and 12 min.

 

Bud Davis is a native Texan who moves to Houston on a job at an oil refinery. He aims to make enough money to return home and buy some land. As he stays with his uncle's family, he soon begins to embrace the local nightlife of Pasadena and spends nights at a famous bar and nightclub.

 

One night, he comes across Sissy, a feisty woman at the bar and they fall in love and get married. However, as time goes by they realise how incompatible they are, as Sissy is fiercely independent while Bud is stuck in his notions of traditional gender roles.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States DIRECTV
United Kingdom Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel, Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel
Germany Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel, Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel
France Canal+, Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel
Italy Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel, Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel

 

 

17. Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)

 

Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)

 

With a budget of $63,000,000, this blockbuster film raked in an impressive $296,938,801 at the box office. Directed by Jay Roach and featuring a star-studded cast including Mike Myers, Beyoncé, and Seth Green, this movie is a must-watch for all movie fans.

 

The arch-nemesis of the 60s crackpot-spy Austin Powers has escaped a maximum-security prison. Dr Evil and his tiny cloned version Mini-Me hatch a scheme with the gold-crazed supervillain Goldmember, who is known for being quite the pervert.

 

Before long, Nigel Powers finds his life on the line, prompting his son Austin Powers to initiate a rescue mission. He teams up with undercover agent Foxxy Cleopatra to seek solutions based on mysterious events that took place in 1975.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United Kingdom Amazon Prime Video
Canada Crave Starz, Starz Amazon Channel
Australia Netflix, Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel
France Canal+, Molotov TV
Philippines HBO Go

 

 

18. Lonely Hearts (2006)

 

Lonely Hearts (2006)

 

Headlined by John Travolta, Salma Hayek, and Jared Leto, Lonely Hearts is a biography-crime that hit the screens in 2006.

 

Todd Robinson brought the story to life with the help of competent crew members such as Todd Robinson (screenplay), Peter Levy (cinematography), and many others.

 

Conman Raymond Hernandez makes a living by scamming lonely rich women through his personal ads. When he meets Martha Beck, she joins in his schemes and the two pose as brother and sister and travels the country murdering women who respond to the ads.

 

Two homicide detectives, Robinson and Hildebrandt, pursuing the killers, are shocked by each death they encounter. They decide to track down the brother-sister duo and bring them to justice.

 

Country Streaming Platform
Australia Amazon Prime Video
Germany MagentaTV
Italy Amazon Prime Video
India Amazon Prime Video
New Zealand Amazon Prime Video

 

 

19. Savages (2012)

 

Savages (2012)

 

Featuring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Taylor Kitsch, and Blake Lively in the lead, Savages is an action-crime movie that was released in 2012. It comprises a talented team of crew members Oliver Stone (director), Shane Salerno, Don Winslow, and Oliver Stone (screenplay), Dan Mindel (cinematography), and others.

 

The motion picture received a score of 6.4 on IMDb, while it received 59 out of 100 on Metacritic.

 

Ben and Chon are best friends and marijuana growers in a polyamorous relationship with Ophelia Sage. As their business expands, a Mexican drug cartel lord offers them a partnership deal.

 

When the friends turn down his offer, the drug racket gang kidnap, torture, and rape Ophelia. Ben, Chon, and their ally from the DEA set out to rescue her. During the hostage release, guns break out, and both sides are wounded.

 

Both parties face a last round before their convictions.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Netflix, Netflix basic with Ads
Australia BINGE, Foxtel Now
Japan U-NEXT
Netherlands Netflix, KPN, SkyShowtime
Poland SkyShowtime

 

 

20. Broken Arrow (1996)

 

Broken Arrow (1996)

 

Broken Arrow is an action-adventure which has been helmed for the screen by John Woo.

 

Toplined by actors such as John Travolta, Christian Slater, and Samantha Mathis (main characters), the film was released in 1996 with a runtime of 1 hour and 48 min.

 

A rouge pilot, Major Vic Deakins carrying nuclear bombs ejects his co-pilot Riley Hale and releases the bombs without activating them. Soon after, he reports Hale going rogue. Hale, who survives the ejection, is arrested by park ranger Terry Carmichael and the former convinces the latter to help him track down Deakin.

 

Meanwhile, Deakin and a group of mercenaries intend on blackmailing the US government by threatening to detonate the warhead in a populated area. When Hale and Terry attempt to find the warhead and detonate it, they are ambushed by Deakin's team who shorten the countdown of the armed warhead and trap them inside the mine where it's set to blast.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel
United Kingdom Disney Plus
Canada Disney Plus
Australia Disney Plus
Germany Disney Plus

 

 

21. She's So Lovely (1997)

 

She's So Lovely (1997)

 

She's So Lovely premiered in theatres in 1997. Directed by Nick Cassavetes, this movie features Sean Penn, Robin Wright, and John Travolta in the lead. If you have a particular liking for drama-romance movies, then you can try this title.

 

She's So Lovely received a score of 5.9 on IMDb and 61 on Metacritic.

 

Eddie Quinn's addict wife Maureen is abused by their neighbour, Kiefer when pregnant. Eddie has troubles of his own, disappearing for days at a time. When he finds out about Maureen, the truth is more than he can handle, shoots someone and lands in a psychiatric hospital.

 

Ten years later, Eddie returns to find Maureen happily married to a man named Joey, sober and a good mother. But his return changes things and endangers the lives of everyone in Maureen’s family.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States CBS
Canada Amazon Prime Video
France Canal+, MUBI, MUBI Amazon Channel
Switzerland Canal+

 

 

22. The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009)

 

The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009)

 

The Taking of Pelham 123 is an action-crime which has been helmed for the screen by Tony Scott.

 

Toplined by actors such as Denzel Washington, John Travolta, and Luis Guzmán (main characters), the film was released in 2009 with a runtime of 1 hour and 46 min.

 

Ryder and his accomplices hijack Pelham 123, a New York subway train, and take the passengers hostage for a ransom. A metropolitan transportation employee, Walter Garber, negotiates with Ryder; but Ryder discovers allegations against Garber and has leverage.

 

When the mayor’s attempt to pay the ransom goes awry, Ryder comes up with a new plan – to separate from the train and go his own way. Garber catches up to Ryder and the two have a final showdown.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States fuboTV, Starz Apple TV Channel, AMC+ Amazon Channel
United Kingdom Sky Go, Now TV Cinema
Canada Netflix, Netflix basic with Ads
Australia Netflix, BINGE, Netflix basic with Ads
Italy Timvision

 

 

23. A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004)

 

A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004)

 

A Love Song for Bobby Long is one of those movies that never quite found its footing, despite a talented cast and crew. Directed by Shainee Gabel, and starring Scarlett Johansson, John Travolta, and Gabriel Macht, the movie failed to make an impression with critics or audiences when it was released in 2004.

 

18-year-old Pursy Hominy drops out of school and leaves her Florida trailer park after her mother dies of an overdose. She enters her mother’s old home in New Orleans and finds two people, Bobby Long and Lawson Pines living there; the duo convinces her that her mother bequeathed the home to all 3.

 

As Pursy fits into this dysfunctional family, she discovers secrets about her mother’s feelings towards her. She also finds out the truth about her biological father.

 

Country Streaming Platform
Germany Love and Passion Amazon Channel
Italy Amazon Prime Video
Netherlands Videoland, KPN
Poland Horizon
Denmark Amazon Prime Video

 

 

24. Ladder 49 (2004)

 

Ladder 49 (2004)

 

Ladder 49 is an average action-drama movie with some good moments. The performances by Joaquin Phoenix, John Travolta, and Jacinda Barrett are competent, but the screenplay by Lewis Colick could have been tighter.

 

Firefighter Jack Morrison gets trapped in a fire-engulfed warehouse after saving a man’s life. The firefighter’s unit, Ladder Company 49, groups their efforts to save their colleague Jack. In his entrapment, Jack reflects on his life.

 

Over the years, the deaths of his colleagues would shake him up but he always found purpose in his work. In the present day, as the fires increase, Jack radios his Chief Mike and tells the unit to pull back.

 

Mike, his old friend, and mentor is faced with the most difficult decision of his life.

 

Country Streaming Platform
Italy Amazon Prime Video
Japan U-NEXT

 

 

25. The General's Daughter (1999)

 

The General's Daughter (1999)

 

Starring John Travolta, Madeleine Stowe, and James Cromwell, The General's Daughter tells a familiar story with a competent script and direction. While not a standout in any particular area, it provides a solid movie-going experience.

 

Chief Warrant Officer Paul Brenner and rape specialist Warrant Officer Sara Sunhill investigate the murder of Captain Elisabeth Campbell, while base provost marshal William Kent secures the crime scene. As the duo dig deeper into her history, they uncover horrific tales from her training period.

 

They learn that she was sexually promiscuous with men on the base, as part of an extensive 'psychological warfare' campaign against her father. However, after being brutally gang-raped by several of her male cadets, she wished to return to her father, who asked her to forget the attack, leaving her traumatised.

 

Brenner and Sunhill soon begin to realise, there's much more to the murder than meets the eye.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Amazon Prime Video, fuboTV, MGM Plus Amazon Channel
United Kingdom Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel, Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel
Australia Stan
Germany Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel, Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel
France Canal+, Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel

 

 

26. Look Who's Talking (1989)

 

Look Who's Talking (1989)

 

Look Who's Talking is one of those movies that never quite found its footing, despite a talented cast and crew. Directed by Amy Heckerling, and starring John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, and Olympia Dukakis, the movie failed to make an impression with critics or audiences when it was released in 1989.

 

Mollie becomes pregnant during an affair with married executive Albert, who refuses to take responsibility for the baby and her. Being a single mother, she finds a romantic inkling with the cab driver who had taken her to the hospital but is sceptical of proceeding, worried about whether he is suitable for the baby.

 

Meanwhile, the baby's point-of-view about his new father and all else in between is seen through a voice-over.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel
United Kingdom Netflix, Netflix basic with Ads
Australia BINGE, Stan
Germany MagentaTV
Italy Sky Go, Now TV

 

 

27. Criminal Activities (2015)

 

Criminal Activities (2015)

 

Featuring Michael Pitt, Dan Stevens, and Christopher Abbott in the lead, Criminal Activities is a crime-drama movie that was released in 2015. It comprises a talented team of crew members Jackie Earle Haley (director), Robert Lowell (screenplay), Seamus Tierney (cinematography), and others.

 

The motion picture received a score of 5.8 on IMDb, while it received 51 out of 100 on Metacritic.

 

Four young men invest borrowed money on a venture capital deal with the promise of a tenfold return. When the company comes under scrutiny for insider trading, they quickly fold costing them their money.

 

When the mobster, who loaned them the money, gets wind of the problem, he gives the men a way out; kidnap and hold a man hostage for 24 hours before turning him over to the mobster and his wrecking team.

 

However, two inconveniences crop up - the kidnap victim is related to an underworld kingpin offering two million for the recovery of his nephew and the four kidnappers are now needed to collectively murder their victim before leaving the building; alive.

 

Country Streaming Platform
Australia Netflix, Netflix basic with Ads
Germany MagentaTV
Italy Amazon Prime Video, Sky Go, Now TV
India VI movies and tv
Netherlands KPN

 

 

28. Mad City (1997)

 

Mad City (1997)

 

Mad City is a crime-drama which has been helmed for the screen by Costa-Gavras.

 

Toplined by actors such as John Travolta, Dustin Hoffman, and Alan Alda (main characters), the film was released in 1997 with a runtime of 1 hour and 55 min.

 

After being sacked from a museum, former security guard Sam Baily returns to the museum with a shotgun and dynamites, taking everyone hostage. Tv journalist Sam Brackett, one of the hostages, sees this as an opportunity to revive his career.

 

Baily, who becomes unstable by the minute, wants to end the ordeal, but Brackett prolongs the ordeal for his personal gain. Finally, Baily decides to release the hostages and take a drastic action that shakes the media’s conscience.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Hoopla
Canada Hoopla

 

 

29. From Paris with Love (2010)

 

From Paris with Love (2010)

 

Bankrolled by EuropaCorp and helmed by Pierre Morel, From Paris with Love is an action-crime that hit the screens in 2010.

 

James Reese, a personal aide to the US ambassador in France, lives with his girlfriend Caroline. He works as an operative for the CIA and partners up with Charlie Wax for a mission to investigate a drug ring tracing back to Pakistani terrorists.

 

During their investigation, they discover that Caroline is a sleeper agent sent to infiltrate them. As they uncover the truths about the ring and dodge Caroline, a camaraderie grows between the men and one they vow to solidify.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States DIRECTV
United Kingdom Amazon Prime Video
Australia BINGE
Germany Filmtastic
Italy Sky Go, Now TV

 

 

30. Phenomenon (1996)

 

Phenomenon (1996)

 

Phenomenon is a decent movie that didn't quite live up to its potential. Starring John Travolta, Kyra Sedgwick, and Forest Whitaker and directed by Jon Turteltaub, the movie had its moments but ultimately failed to impress critics or audiences when it was released in 1996.

 

George Malley is a mechanic in a small town. One night he notices a ball of shining bright white lights in the sky that appears to hit him. George exhibits remarkable levels of intelligence and develops telekinesis.

 

He astounds Dr Nierdof by answering difficult quizzes and exams. However, George's helps for the townspeople begins to attract the wrong eyeballs. When he is diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour, George plans to pass on his gifts.

 

Country Streaming Platform
Canada Disney Plus
Australia Disney Plus
New Zealand Disney Plus
Brazil Star Plus
Argentina Star Plus

 

 

31. Basic (2003)

 

Basic (2003)

 

Basic is an action-crime which has been helmed for the screen by John McTiernan.

 

Toplined by actors such as John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, and Connie Nielsen (main characters), the film was released in 2003 with a runtime of 1 hour and 38 min.

 

Master Sergeant Nathan West and his unit are presumed dead during a live fire exercise in Panama; the two survivors Dunbar and Kendall are brought in for interrogation. When unexpected assistance interferes with military investigator Captain Julia Osborne’s questioning, she starts putting the missing pieces together.

 

Meanwhile, Dunbar reveals an underhanded drug racket in West’s rival unit, and Osborne confronts her boss about it. When Kendall leaves a clue before his death, Julia decides to uncover the truth behind the ruthless Nathan West and the missing cadets, while piecing together how her boss, Colonel Bill Styles is involved in all the mess.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Netflix, DIRECTV
United Kingdom Amazon Prime Video
Germany Studiocanal Presents MOVIECULT Amazon Channel
Italy Amazon Prime Video, Sky Go, Now TV
India Lionsgate Play

 

 

32. Swordfish (2001)

 

Swordfish (2001)

 

Swordfish premiered in theatres in 2001. Directed by Dominic Sena, this movie features John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, and Halle Berry in the lead. If you have a particular liking for action-crime movies, then you can try this title.

 

Swordfish received a score of 6.5 on IMDb and 32 on Metacritic.

 

Stanley Jobson is a cyber-hacker who is out on parole, forbidden from using the internet. Ginger, an undercover DEA agent, insists Stanley work with Gabriel Shear, a man who makes him develop a worm to siphon government funds.

 

When Stanley realises, he is the bait to get to Gabriel, he codes a back door that reverses the transfer. Gabriel however, catches on to the scheme and kidnaps Stanley’s daughter, ordering him to re-siphon the funds.

 

Stanley fights to get his daughter back.

 

Country Streaming Platform
Canada Crave Starz, Starz Amazon Channel
Australia Foxtel Now, Stan
Italy Sky Go, Now TV
Japan U-NEXT
Netherlands Viaplay, Videoland, KPN

 

 

33. The Punisher (2004)

 

The Punisher (2004)

 

Headlined by Thomas Jane, John Travolta, and Samantha Mathis, The Punisher is an action-crime that hit the screens in 2004.

 

Jonathan Hensleigh brought the story to life with the help of competent crew members such as Jonathan Hensleigh, and Michael France (screenplay), Conrad W. Hall (cinematography), and many others.

 

When an FBI bust results in the death of Bobby Saint, his father and mafia boss Howard Saint tracks down the agent on the case – Frank Castle. Saint’s entire family gets in on the plan to wipe out Castle’s family.

 

When Castle survives the attack, he is filled with revenge. One by one, Castle takes down the members of the Saint family and leaves Howard for the last. After his revenge, Castle is ready to commit suicide until a vision from his late wife changes his mind.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States TNT, TBS, tru TV
United Kingdom Netflix, Sky Go, Now TV Cinema
Canada Netflix, Crave Starz, Starz Amazon Channel
Australia Netflix, Netflix basic with Ads
Germany MagentaTV, Sony AXN Amazon Channel

 

 

34. Michael (1996)

 

Michael (1996)

 

Looking for a movie to watch? Michael could be a good option. With a runtime of 1 hour and 45 min and released in 1996, it stars John Travolta, Andie MacDowell, and William Hurt and was directed by Nora Ephron.

 

The National Mirror is a tabloid that reports on unexplainable phenomena. When the magazine editor receives a tip about a woman living with an angel in her house, he sends his staff to investigate.

 

At the boarding house of Pansy Milbank, they meet Michael, who claims to be an archangel. When Pansy unexpectedly dies, they decide to take Michael to Chicago. There, he reveals his true mission – to get Frank and Dorothy, two of the staff members, to fall in love with each other.

 

Country Streaming Platform
Germany Amazon Prime Video
Italy Sky Go, Now TV
Switzerland Amazon Prime Video

 

 

35. Be Cool (2005)

 

Be Cool (2005)

 

Be Cool premiered in theatres in 2005. Directed by F. Gary Gray, this movie features John Travolta, Uma Thurman, and Dwayne Johnson in the lead. If you have a particular liking for comedy-crime movies, then you can try this title.

 

Be Cool received a score of 5.6 on IMDb and 37 on Metacritic.

 

Chilli Palmer helps his friend’s widow Edie Athens run her record company after his friend’s demise. His first order of business is to close the debit he owes Hip-Hop producer Sin LaSalle.

 

Chilli also champions up-and-coming singer Linda Moon and frees her from obligations to Nick and Carr, her old producers. With a grudge for motive, Nick and Carr come after Chilli.

 

Despite the troubles, Chilli makes a star out of Linda and settles his debts with Sin LaSalle.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Max Amazon Channel, Max
United Kingdom MGM Amazon Channel
Canada MGM Amazon Channel, Super Channel Amazon Channel, fuboTV
Germany MGM Amazon Channel
France Canal+, Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel

 

 

36. Perfect (1985)

 

Perfect (1985)

 

Looking for a movie to watch? Perfect could be a good option. With a runtime of 1 hour and 55 min and released in 1985, it stars John Travolta, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Ramey Ellis and was directed by James Bridges.

 

Adam Lawrence is a Rolling Stones reporter who is sent to Los Angeles to write an article about a businessman arrested for dealing drugs. While there, he sees a chance to collect material for another story on fitness clubs and decides to go to a popular gym to meet with the workout instructor Jessie Wilson and ask for an interview.

 

When Jessie declines due to a former troubled experience, Adam decides to join the club and coaxes members to share their stories. Along the way, Jessie and Adam begin to develop feelings for each other that eventually results in a moral dilemma.

 

 

37. The Forger (2014)

 

The Forger (2014)

 

The Forger is a crime-drama which has been helmed for the screen by Philip Martin.

 

Toplined by actors such as John Travolta, Christopher Plummer, and Tye Sheridan (main characters), the film was released in 2014 with a runtime of 1 hour and 32 min.

 

A second-generation criminal Raymond Cutter is tasked with stealing an original Monet painting from the museum and depositing a forged copy in its place. In return, an underworld art dealer arranges for Raymond’s early release from prison.

 

Raymond’s real motive, however, is to spend time with his son, whose days on Earth are numbered. In a race against time and life, Raymond, his father, and his son work together on what could be the last heist of their lives.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States fuboTV, Showtime Apple TV Channel, Paramount+ with Showtime
Canada Amazon Prime Video
Germany Filmtastic Amazon Channel, Filmtastic
France Amazon Prime Video, Canal+
Italy Amazon Prime Video, Infinity Selection Amazon Channel

 

 

38. Wild Hogs (2007)

 

Wild Hogs (2007)

 

Wild Hogs is an action-adventure film that has been helmed for the screen by Walt Becker. It features actors Tim Allen, Martin Lawrence, and John Travolta in pivotal roles. The motion picture was released in 2007 with a 1 hour and 40 min runtime.

 

Four middle-aged men, Doug, Woody, Bobby, and Dudley, escape their monotonous lives by riding in their motorcycle club, the Wild Hogs. During the group's bike ride to California, they have a rough encounter with Jack Blade, head of the outlaw Del Fuegos biker gang.

 

When a stunt by Woody causes Jack’s bar to burn down, the gang pursues the Wild Hogs to New Mexico. As the town is terrorised by the Del Fuegos, the locals too choose to side with the Wild Hogs. When the two gangs confront each other, there can only be one winner.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Amazon Prime Video, DIRECTV
Canada Disney Plus
Australia Disney Plus
Germany RTL+
Netherlands KPN

 

 

39. Domestic Disturbance (2001)

 

Domestic Disturbance (2001)

 

Domestic Disturbance premiered in theatres in 2001. Directed by Harold Becker, this movie features John Travolta, Nick Loren, and Matt O'Leary in the lead. If you have a particular liking for crime-thriller movies, then you can try this title.

 

Domestic Disturbance received a score of 5.6 on IMDb and 29 on Metacritic.

 

A recently divorced Susan Morrison marries a younger, wealthier man Rick Barnes. Susan arranges a day for Rick and her son Danny to bond, but things go south. Danny, as a prank, hides in Rick’s boot but shockingly sees Rick murder a man. When Danny tells his father, Susan’s ex, Frank, about Rick, the duo goes to the police. When the officials refuse to believe him, they take matters into their own hands, and a dirty brawl ensues.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Amazon Prime Video, fuboTV, MGM Plus Amazon Channel
Australia Stan
Italy Amazon Prime Video, Timvision
Poland Horizon
Brazil Amazon Prime Video

 

 

40. Lucky Numbers (2000)

 

Lucky Numbers (2000)

 

Featuring John Travolta, Lisa Kudrow, and Tim Roth in the lead, Lucky Numbers is a comedy-crime movie that was released in 2000. It comprises a talented team of crew members Nora Ephron (director), Adam Resnick (screenplay), John Lindley (cinematography), and others.

 

The motion picture received a score of 5.1 on IMDb, while it received 31 out of 100 on Metacritic.

 

Russ Richards, the local TV weatherman, finds his snowmobile dealership on the verge of bankruptcy. Additionally, Russ falls prey to an insurance scam that plunges him deeper into debt and makes him the target of hitman Dale.

 

As a way out Russ and his girlfriend Crystal decide to rig the Pennsylvania Lottery. However, when third parties find out, greed gets the better of them, and full-blown chaos ensues.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States CBS
Netherlands KPN

 

 

41. Trading Paint (2019)

 

Trading Paint (2019)

 

Headlined by John Travolta, Shania Twain, and Toby Sebastian, Trading Paint is an action-drama that hit the screens in 2019.

 

Karzan Kader brought the story to life with the help of competent crew members such as Craig R. Welch, and Gary Gerani (screenplay), José David Montero (cinematography), and many others.

 

Sam and Cam Munroe are a father-son duo competing at the Talladega Short Track dirt race track. While Sam is a local racing legend, Cam is still learning. However, despite being a talented racer, his car doesn't perform well due to poor funding.

 

Meanwhile, Sam's longtime rival Bob Linsky offers Cam a chance to join his team with a new car, leading the latter to leave his father and join Linsky to prove his worth and win races.

 

Country Streaming Platform
Australia Amazon Prime Video
Germany MagentaTV, Film Total Amazon Channel
France Amazon Prime Video, Molotov TV
Netherlands Videoland
New Zealand Amazon Prime Video

 

 

42. Killing Season (2013)

 

Killing Season (2013)

 

Killing Season is an action-drama which has been helmed for the screen by Mark Steven Johnson.

 

Toplined by actors such as Robert De Niro, John Travolta, and Milo Ventimiglia (main characters), the film was released in 2013 with a runtime of 1 hour and 31 min.

 

A former soldier of the Bosnian War, Emil Kovač, seeks information on American military veteran Benjamin Ford to uncover some truths. When he meets Ford on a hunting trip in the Appalachian Mountains, the two hit it off instantly.

 

But slowly, as the false pretences of friendship fade away, Kovač reveals his true intent – to finish the war they started on the battlefield. Hunger games in the mountains ensue, where both face a showdown for life.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States fuboTV, Hulu
Canada Amazon Prime Video
Italy Amazon Prime Video
Philippines iflix
Netherlands KPN

 

 

43. The Devil's Rain (1975)

 

The Devil's Rain (1975)

 

The Devil's Rain is a horror film that has been helmed for the screen by Robert Fuest. It features actors Ernest Borgnine, Eddie Albert, and Ida Lupino in pivotal roles. The motion picture was released in 1975 with a 1 hour and 26 min runtime.

 

A curse caused by an ancestor's betrayal of the Satanic priest Jonathan Corbis plagues the Preston family. Corbis has harassed the Prestons for generations to obtain a book that has the signatures of the members of his cult binding their souls to Satan.

 

When Mark's mother is kidnapped by Satanists, he challenges Corbis to a battle of faith. However, when Corbis' followers overwhelm him and try to turn him into one of his eyeless minions along with his sister-in-law Julie, Mark's brother Tom and psychic researcher Dr Sam Richards decide to find the root of all Corbis' powers and destroy it once and for all.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States AMC Plus Apple TV Channel , AMC+ Amazon Channel, AMC+
Canada Shudder Amazon Channel, Shudder, AMC+ Amazon Channel
Brazil Looke

 

 

44. Life on the Line (2015)

 

Life on the Line (2015)

 

Life on the Line premiered in theatres in 2015. Directed by David Hackl, this movie features John Travolta, Kate Bosworth, and Devon Sawa in the lead. If you have a particular liking for action-thriller movies, then you can try this title.

 

Life on the Line received a score of 5.2 on IMDb and 24 on Metacritic.

 

During a fateful storm, lineman Danny gets electrocuted trying to fix a power line. His brother Beau, also a lineman, takes his daughter Bailey in and raises her. As a grown woman, Bailey works at a diner and befriends her neighbour Carline, who frequently cheats on her husband.

 

Both women work on sorting their relationship disputes with the respective people in their lives until one day, a pregnant Bailey is accidentally shot by Carline’s husband. With the power out in the hospital, Bailey’s life hangs by a thread.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Hoopla
United Kingdom Amazon Prime Video
Canada Amazon Prime Video, Hoopla
Germany Moviedome Plus Amazon Channel, Superfresh Amazon Channel
France Molotov TV

 

 

45. The Poison Rose (2019)

 

The Poison Rose (2019)

 

Looking for a movie to watch? The Poison Rose could be a good option. With a runtime of 1 hour and 38 min and released in 2019, it stars John Travolta, Morgan Freeman, and Brendan Fraser and was directed by Francesco Cinquemani, and George Gallo.

 

Carson Phillips is a private investigator from Los Angeles who's hired to investigate Barbara Van Poole, a mental facility patient in his hometown in Texas. When he reaches the sanitorium, everyone around seems quite nervous and Dr Miles, who runs the facility is evasive.

 

He also comes across his ex-girlfriend Jayne and her daughter Becky as well as her husband Happy. When Becky's husband Happy dies all of a sudden and Becky is framed, Carson begins to have his doubts.

 

Soon he realises that everyone in the town is hiding something sinister and dirty. Carson will have to uncover the town's secret, solve the murder and protect the ones he cares for.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Peacock Premium
Netherlands Ziggo TV, Videoland, KPN
Poland Horizon
Denmark TV 2
Brazil Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max

 

 

46. Gotti (2018)

 

Gotti (2018)

 

Gotti is a biography-crime film that has been helmed for the screen by Kevin Connolly. It features actors John Travolta, Spencer Rocco Lofranco, and Kelly Preston in pivotal roles. The motion picture was released in 2018 with a 1 hour and 52 min runtime.

 

Mob boss John Gotti reflects on his three-decade crime reign in New York City. He started as a young associate and was tasked to kill gangster James McBratney, after which he becomes a 'made man.'

 

Fuelled by ambition, Gotti guns down the boss of the Gambino family and replaces him as the ultimate don. As his sins catch up to him, Gotti’s son pays the price as he fights to keep his family intact.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Amazon Prime Video, Hulu
United Kingdom MGM Amazon Channel
Canada Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel, Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel
Germany Moviedome Plus Amazon Channel
India Amazon Prime Video, Hungama Play

 

 

47. Old Dogs (2009)

 

Old Dogs (2009)

 

Old Dogs is a competent, if unremarkable, entry in the comedy-family genre. The cast and direction are serviceable, but the predictable plot and lack of surprises may leave some viewers underwhelmed.

 

Dan Rayburn and Charlie Reed, co-owners of a sports marketing firm, are about to land a huge deal with a Japanese firm when Dan’s ex-wife Vicki resurfaces with a shocking revelation that's set to turn his life upside-down.

 

As Vicki serves jail time, Dan must look after his twins, whom he never knew existed. As Dan and Charlie try their awkward hand at parenting, Dan sets his priorities straight and wins over his children, leading both friends and business partners to find a renewed purpose.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Disney Plus
United Kingdom Disney Plus
Canada Disney Plus
Australia Disney Plus
Germany Disney Plus

 

 

48. Staying Alive (1983)

 

Staying Alive (1983)

 

Featuring John Travolta, Cynthia Rhodes, and Finola Hughes in the lead, Staying Alive is a drama-music movie that was released in 1983. It comprises a talented team of crew members Sylvester Stallone (director), Nik Cohn, Sylvester Stallone, and Norman Wexler (screenplay), Nick McLean (cinematography), and others.

 

The motion picture received a score of 4.7 on IMDb, while it received 23 out of 100 on Metacritic.

 

Former disco king Tony Manero lives in Manhattan after leaving his life in Brooklyn. He works as a dance instructor and is a dance-club waiter hoping to succeed as a Broadway dancer. However, despite the change in his personality, he continues to disregard Jackie, his forgiving girlfriend whom he keeps taking for granted.

 

When he gets the opportunity to manipulate his way into a Broadway musical, Tony decides to take it at the cost of his relationship with Jackie. Soon after, regret begins to set in.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Paramount Plus, Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel , Paramount+ Amazon Channel
United Kingdom Paramount Plus, Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel
Canada Hoopla
Germany Paramount Plus, Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel
France Paramount Plus, Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel

 

 

49. Look Who's Talking Now (1993)

 

Look Who's Talking Now (1993)

 

Bankrolled by TriStar Pictures and helmed by Tom Ropelewski, Look Who's Talking Now is a comedy-family that hit the screens in 1993.

 

James convinces his wife, Mollie, to get their children a dog as a Christmas present. When James’ son Mikey picks a stray called Rocks, the house turns upside down. Unexpectedly, James’ boss Samantha, a little too fond of James, also gets them a present – a groomed poodle named Daphne.

 

On Christmas eve, Samantha tricks James into staying in a cabin with her. Mollie is upset upon finding out but decides to drive the whole family to the cabin.

 

Country Streaming Platform
Australia BINGE
Germany MagentaTV
Italy Sky Go, Now TV
India Netflix
Japan Netflix, Netflix basic with Ads

 

 

50. Our Friend, Martin (1999)

 

Our Friend, Martin (1999)

 

Looking for a movie to watch? Our Friend, Martin could be a good option. With a runtime of 1 hour and released in 1999, it stars Edward Asner, Angela Bassett, and Lucas Black and was directed by Michael Maliani, Robert Brousseau, and Vincenzo Trippetti.

 

An African-American middle-school student, Miles Woodman visits Martin Luther King’s childhood home as part of a class visit. While rummaging through Martin’s old belongings, Miles and his best friend are transported back to 1941 where they meet a 12-year-old Martin and experience racism first-hand.

 

As they experience the life of King, through several stages of his life and see him assassinated in 1968, they decide to travel back in time, hoping to save 12-year-old Martin. However, when they return to the present, they realise everything is different as racism has continued to live on.

 

 

51. Paradise City (2022)

 

Paradise City (2022)

 

Paradise City is an action-thriller film that has been helmed for the screen by Chuck Russell. It features actors Bruce Willis, John Travolta, and Stephen Dorff in pivotal roles. The motion picture was released in 2022 with a 1 hour and 32 min runtime.

 

Ten years after bounty hunter Ian Swan’s alleged murder by a notorious Hawaiian drug lord, his son Ryan sets on a quest to avenge his father. Meanwhile, the drug lord has been expanding his business in Maui and has no intentions of stopping.

 

After relentless attempts at reaching the drug lord, Ryan and his allies consistently reach a dead end. However, a sudden encounter with a powerful ally soon turns things in their favour.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Hulu
United Kingdom Sky Go, Now TV Cinema
Canada Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel, Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel
Australia Amazon Prime Video
France Canal+

 

 

52. Speed Kills (2018)

 

Speed Kills (2018)

 

Featuring John Travolta, Katheryn Winnick, and Jennifer Esposito in the lead, Speed Kills is an action-crime movie that was released in 2018. It comprises a talented team of crew members Jodi Scurfield (director), David Aaron Cohen, and John Luessenhop (screenplay), Andrzej Sekula (cinematography), and others.

 

The motion picture received a score of 4.3 on IMDb, while it received 19 out of 100 on Metacritic.

 

Ben Aronoff leaves behind his first career in the construction business and moves to Miami with his family for a fresh start. In time, he creates an empire in the speedboat business and becomes a speedboat racing champion himself.

 

But as the business hits a bump, a dirty deal forces Aronoff to sell drugs and run point for the gangsters in Miami. Late to realize the double-edged sword, Aronoff soon finds himself evading both the drug lords and the law.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United Kingdom Amazon Prime Video
France Amazon Prime Video
Netherlands Videoland, KPN
Denmark Allente
Brazil Paramount Plus, Globoplay, Paramount+ Amazon Channel

 

 

53. The Fanatic (2019)

 

The Fanatic (2019)

 

Headlined by John Travolta, Devon Sawa, and Ana Golja, The Fanatic is a crime-drama that hit the screens in 2019.

 

Fred Durst brought the story to life with the help of competent crew members such as Fred Durst, and Dave Bekerman (screenplay), Conrad W. Hall (cinematography), and many others.

 

Moose is an autistic man and a film buff who develops an unhealthy obsession with the actor Hunter Dunbar. After numerous failed attempts at securing his autograph, Moose stalks Dunbar to his home and takes Dunbar hostage.

 

However, Dunbar manages to cut loose and assaults Moose in the process. Heartbroken at being rejected by his favourite star, Moose roams around aimlessly around the streets of Hollywood, trying to make sense of what went wrong.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Amazon Prime Video
United Kingdom Amazon Prime Video
Canada Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel, Paramount Plus Apple TV Channel
Australia Amazon Prime Video, Foxtel Now
Germany Superfresh Amazon Channel

 

 

54. Basements (1987)

 

Basements (1987)

 

Despite its potential, Basements never quite managed to live up to expectations. The film was directed by Robert Altman and featured a talented cast, including John Travolta, Tom Conti, and Linda Hunt, but it failed to impress critics or moviegoers. Despite a few good moments, the movie ultimately fell flat and failed to make an impact.

 

The film Basements is an adaptation of two plays, The Room and The Dumb Waiter. It is written by the renowned Nobel Prize-winning English playwright Harold Pinter.

 

While the first bit revolves around a paranoiac woman stuck in her apartment, the other one is about a couple of small-time crooks who are waiting. 

 

 

55. White Man's Burden (1995)

 

White Man's Burden (1995)

 

White Man's Burden is a drama-thriller which has been helmed for the screen by Desmond Nakano.

 

Toplined by actors such as John Travolta, Harry Belafonte, and Kelly Lynch (main characters), the film was released in 1995 with a runtime of 1 hour and 29 min.

 

In an alternative America where black people consider white people as genetically inferior, white factory worker Louis Pinnock tries to get in the good books of black CEO Thaddeus Thomas. When Pinnock accidentally sees Thomas’ wife naked while dropping off a package, Thomas has him fired.

 

Without the skills to survive, Pinnock and his family come to the street. Helpless, Pinnock decides to kidnap Thomas for ransom. However, when Thomas has a heart attack, Pinnock tries to help. But when the police arrive, they see it differently.

 

 

56. Shout (1991)

 

Shout (1991)

 

Bankrolled by Robert Simonds Productions and helmed by Jeffrey Hornaday, Shout is a drama-music that hit the screens in 1991.

 

Newcomer music teacher Jack Cabe creates a furore when he introduces rock and roll to the students of Benedict Boys Home. Meanwhile, Jesse Tucker, a student at the school, falls in love with Sara, the headmaster’s daughter.

 

When Jesse starts taking a liking to rock and roll, Cabe gets in trouble with the police because of his past. When Jesse discovers the truth about Cabe’s past, he believes he is innocent. But, when Cabe surrenders, Jesse decides to play rock and roll in defiance.

 

 

57. Eyes of an Angel (1991)

 

Eyes of an Angel (1991)

 

Looking for a movie to watch? Eyes of an Angel could be a good option. With a runtime of 1 hour and 35 min and released in 1991, it stars John Travolta, Ellie Raab, and Tito Larriva and was directed by Robert Harmon.

 

Bobby, an aspiring entrepreneur, arrives at Cissy’s home with a business proposal. There he witnesses a dog fight between a Doberman and a Pitbull. When the Doberman loses, Cissy’s gang throws him into the river.

 

Later, Baby, Bobby’s daughter, finds him and nurses him. Bobby and Baby decide to leave the city when Cissy’s gang roughs him up. The Doberman follows her wherever she goes. When Cissy and his gang finally track down Bobby, a brawl ensues followed by the last dogfight.

 

 

58. Two of a Kind (1983)

 

Two of a Kind (1983)

 

Two of a Kind is a comedy-fantasy which has been helmed for the screen by John Herzfeld.

 

Toplined by actors such as John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, and Charles Durning (main characters), the film was released in 1983 with a runtime of 1 hour and 28 min.

 

Four angels have been in charge of heaven for the last twenty-five years. However, one fine day, God comes and informs them of his disappointment with what he sees on Earth. To punish humanity, God decides to order another flood and restart life and everything else from scratch.

 

However, the four angels persuade him to reconsider by telling him that if a typical Earth man can reform, it's an indication that the whole of humanity can reform too. To prove their point, the angels select Earthman Zack Melon as their subject and try to get him to fall in love with Debbie, while also attempting to do the right thing by undoing the wrong he's committed.

 

 

59. Welcome to Hollywood (1998)

 

Welcome to Hollywood (1998)

 

Bankrolled by Crystal Spring Productions and helmed by Tony Markes, and Adam Rifkin, Welcome to Hollywood is a comedy that hit the screens in 1998.

 

A young struggling and upcoming actor is noticed by a director who decides to chart his course as the former tries to make a mark in Hollywood. Luck doesn't favour the actor much and he keeps receiving failure, much to the frustration of the director.

 

While this young man faces the inability to catch a break, another actor who'd been chosen for similar roles keeps climbing the ladder of success, adding to the woes of the director.

 

 

60. The Experts (1989)

 

The Experts (1989)

 

The Experts is a comedy film that has been helmed for the screen by Dave Thomas. It features actors John Travolta, Arye Gross, and Kelly Preston in pivotal roles. The motion picture was released in 1989 with a 1 hour and 34 min runtime.

 

NYC club-goers Travis and Wendell are hired by KGB agent Cameron Smith to teach modern ways to the outdated denizens of a town, under the auspices of opening a nightclub. However, on the way they are drugged and wake up to find themselves in Russia, unaware that they've left the USA.

 

They are bemused by the quaint ways of the town and get to modernising the location Smith has provided them with. However, unbeknownst to Wendell and Travis, they've been brought in to train a group of potential Soviet Spies so they're able to fit into American society.

 

Country Streaming Platform
France Canal+, Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel
Switzerland Canal+

 

 

61. Boris and Natasha (1992)

 

Boris and Natasha (1992)

 

Headlined by Sally Kellerman, Dave Thomas, and Andrea Martin, Boris and Natasha is an action-comedy that hit the screens in 1992.

 

Charles Martin Smith brought the story to life with the help of competent crew members such as Charles Fradin, Linda Favila, and Anson Downes (screenplay), Daryn Okada (cinematography), and many others.

 

Boris and Natasha, two spies from Pottsylvania, are sent by Agent X to America on an assignment to obtain the time-reversal microchip invented by Professor Paulovitch. In America, both learn the American ways from their neighbours.

 

When they discover one of Kaufman’s spies, Agent X pops up and kills him. Boris and Natasha find Paulovitch’s secret laboratory and discover millions of microchips. In their attempt to destroy the chips, the lot travel back in time, getting a chance for a do-over.

 

Country Streaming Platform
United States Amazon Prime Video

 

 

62. Look Who's Talking Too (1990)

 

Look Who's Talking Too (1990)

 

Look Who's Talking Too is a movie that struggled to impress its audience. The 1990 film directed by Amy Heckerling received a low rating on IMDb, with many criticizing the screenplay and lack of direction.

 

Mikey is excited about being a big brother to his new baby sister Julie. When Julie sees Mikey, she is unimpressed, leading Mikey to start resenting her. After a fight between the parents James, and Mollie, James leaves the house.

 

A while after Mollie’s younger brother Stuart and Mollie’s best friend Rona move in, a burglar breaks in, and Stuart goes after him. Meanwhile, the kids are alone at the house, and a fire breaks out.

 

Country Streaming Platform
Canada iciTouTV
Australia BINGE
Germany MagentaTV
Italy Sky Go, Now TV
Japan Netflix, Netflix basic with Ads

 

 

63. Battlefield Earth (2000)

 

Battlefield Earth (2000)

 

Headlined by John Travolta, Forest Whitaker, and Barry Pepper, Battlefield Earth is an action-adventure that hit the screens in 2000.

 

Roger Christian brought the story to life with the help of competent crew members such as Corey Mandell, and J.D. Shapiro (screenplay), Giles Nuttgens (cinematography), and many others.

 

In the year 3000, Psychlos, a race of humanoid aliens rules the Earth and use humans for slave labour. Johnny and Carlo, members of the last few nomadic tribes that live in freedom, stray from the tribe and get captured by the Psychlos.

 

After taking an interest in human history, Johnny spearheads a rebel revolution, fighting for independence. After gassing the aliens out of their air domes, Johnny takes two Psychlo prisoners of war, as a bargaining chip for the future.

 

Country Streaming Platform
Australia Netflix, Netflix basic with Ads
Japan Netflix, Netflix basic with Ads
New Zealand Netflix
Brazil HBO Max
Argentina HBO Max

 

 

64. Moment by Moment (1978)

 

Moment by Moment (1978)

 

Bankrolled by Robert Stigwood Organization (RSO) and helmed by Jane Wagner, Moment by Moment is a drama-romance that hit the screens in 1978.

 

Trisha Rawlings is a wealthy Beverly Hills socialite who suffers from loneliness after separating from her philandering husband Stu. She comes across Strip Harrison, a young drifter who instantly becomes infatuated with her and follows her home, despite her cold demeanour. 

 

Although initially annoyed by Strip's flirtation, Trisha begins to reciprocate his affections. However, the age and class differences make her feel ashamed.

 

 

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