Best Nicolas Cage Movies to Stream on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, and HBO Max

Movie Actor Nicolas Cage

Nicolas Cage is a Renaissance man in Hollywood. Whether he’s starring in a blockbuster film or lending his acting chops to a smaller indie movie, he’s definitely set himself apart from the pack. 

At this point in his career, he’s had an opportunity to act in virtually every genre, from dark comedies to animated features—and, of course, his trademark action and adventure films. Even the cheesiest Nicolas Cage movies are worth a few laughs. And if you’re looking for an explosive monologue, Mr. Cage is the master of freakouts! 

There’s a ton of great films out there starring Nicolas Cage on Amazon Prime, HBO Max, Hulu, and Netflix.  This list is sure to make your next Cage binge one for the books. 

 

Between Worlds 

Streaming Services: Netflix 

Genre: Science Fiction, Supernatural, Thriller 

Year: 2018 

Supporting Cast: Franka Potente, Penelope Mitchell 

Rating: 8/10 

 

A truck driver destroyed by the death of his wife and daughter finds himself romantically involved with a woman who can contact spirits while she asphyxiates. This film will definitely keep you guessing and holding your breath! 

 

Frozen Ground 

Streaming Services: Netflix 

Genre: Suspense, Thriller, True Crime 

Year: 2013 

Supporting Cast: John Cusack, Vanessa Hudgens 

Rating: 9/10 

 

In this film based on true events, Cage stars as an Alaskan state trooper on the brink of retirement, who joins forces with a 17-year-old prostitute after a serial killer fails to claim her as his next victim. Fans of true crime thrillers won’t be disappointed. 

 

Ghost Rider 

Streaming Services: Netflix 

Genre: Action, Fantasy, Science Fiction 

Year: 2007 

Supporting Cast: Eva Mendes, Wes Bentley, Sam Elliot, Donal Logue, Matt Long, Peter Fonda, Brett Cullen, Raquel Alessi, Laurence Breuls 

Rating: 6/10 

 

While it was a dud in the eyes of film critics, Ghost Rider was a box-office success and cult favorite for Cage fans. You won’t want to miss Johnny Blaze kicking butt and taking names as everyone’s favorite red-hot bounty hunter in this casual classic. 

 

Joe 

Streaming Services: Amazon Prime, Hulu 

Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller 

Year: 2014 

Supporting Cast: Tye Sheridan 

Rating: 9/10 

 

An alcoholic that’s been on the wrong side of the law for most of his life, Joe gets a chance at redemption when he hires a young boy struggling to take care of his mother and sister while at the mercy of an abusive father. 

 

Kill Chain 

Streaming Services: Amazon Prime 

Genre: Action, Suspense, Thriller 

Year: 2019 

Supporting Cast: Enrico Colantoni, Ryan Kwanten, Anabelle Acosta, Alimi Ballard, Angie Cepeda 

Rating: 6/10 

 

When two assassins face off in a hotel room shootout, they set off a chain reaction of gory events that reveal a story of deception, deceit, and vengeance. 

 

Mom and Dad 

Streaming Services: Hulu 

Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller 

Year: 2018 

Supporting Cast: Selma Blair, Anne Winters, Zackary Arthur 

Rating: 9/10 

 

When mysterious television static compels parents to murder their own kids, the Ryan children decide to do whatever it takes to survive dear old Mom and Dad. 

 

Pay The Ghost 

Streaming Services: Amazon Prime 

Genre: Horror, Supernatural, Suspense 

Year: 2006 

Supporting Cast: Sarah Wayne Callies, Veronica Ferres, Lauren Beatty 

Rating: 7/10 

 

Professor Mike Lawford’s life is turned upside-down when he loses his son at a carnival on Halloween night. His search takes him to the depths of himself…and the depths of a world that he never knew existed. 

One of many lesser known and underappreciated Nicolas Cage movies, Pay the Ghost grabs you with a fun mix of tension and classic jump scares.

 

Primal 

Streaming Services: Amazon Prime, Hulu 

Genre: Action, Adventure, Suspense 

Year: 2019 

Supporting Cast: Famke Janssen, Kevin Durand 

Rating: 8/10 

 

Big-game hunter Frank Walsh must survive a deadly journey at sea after a criminal frees the exotic animals in his container ship—in the hopes of killing everyone on board. 

 

The Runner 

Streaming Services: Netflix 

Genre: Drama, Independent, Political 

Year: 2015 

Supporting Cast: Sarah Paulson, Connie Nielsen, Peter Fonda, Wendell Pierce, Bryan Batt, Dana Gourrier, Ciera Payton 

Rating: 7/10 

 

In the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill that devastated the Louisiana Gulf Coast, Congressman Colin Pryce must pick up the pieces of his political career and personal life in the aftermath of a sex scandal. With a winning cast, this tale of redemption is worth the watch. 

 

USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage 

Streaming Services: Netflix Genre: Action, Drama, War 

Year: 2016 

Supporting Cast: Tom Sizemore, Thomas Jane, Matt Lanter, Brian Presley, Cody Walker 

Rating: 5/10 

 

After delivering parts for the atomic bomb that would ravage Hiroshima, the USS Indianapolis is sunk by the Imperial Japanese Army in shark-infested waters.  Led by Captain Charles McVay (Cage), the crew fights for survival despite inconceivable odds. 

Like Frozen Ground, the film is based on true events. Unlike Frozen Ground, however, it endured some pretty harsh criticisms from audiences and wasn’t as well-received. History buffs will have a tough time ignoring historical inaccuracies, but diehard fans of Nicolas Cage movies will overlook misplaced torpedoes, equipment that didn’t exist in the 1940s, and other blunders.

 

If you manage to do the impossible and find yourself all Caged out, check out the top 10 best David Fincher movies or post-apocalyptic thrillers now streaming.

 

References:

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