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Top 10 Nicolas Cage Movies

Everyone knows Nicolas Cage is one of the world's leading male actors. Here is a list of ten of my favorite films featuring the man, the myth, the legend.
Raising Arizona (1987)
Recidivist hold-up man H.I. McDonnough and police woman Edwina marry, only to discover they are unable to conceive a child. Desperate for a baby, the pair decide to kidnap one of the quintuplets of furniture tycoon Nathan Arizona.
Adaptation. (2002)
Directed by Spike Jonze. From the creator of Being John Malkovich, comes the story about the creator of Being John Malkovich. A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean for the screen.
Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
Directed by Mike Figgis. With Nicolas Cage, Elisabeth Shue, Julian Sands, Richard Lewis. Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.
The Wicker Man (2006)
Directed by Neil LaBute. With Nicolas Cage, Ellen Burstyn, Leelee Sobieski, Kate Beahan. A sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small island discovers there's a larger mystery to solve among the island's secretive, neo-pagan community.
Face/Off (1997)
Directed by John Woo. With John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen, Alessandro Nivola. To foil an extortion plot, an FBI agent undergoes a face-transplant surgery and assumes the identity of a ruthless terrorist. But the plan backfires when the same criminal impersonates the cop with the same method.
Wild at Heart (1990)
Lula's psychopathic mother goes crazy at the thought of Lula being with Sailor, who just got free from jail. Ignoring Sailor's probation, they set out for California. However their mother hires a killer to hunt down Sailor.
Vampire's Kiss (1988)
Directed by Robert Bierman. With Nicolas Cage, Maria Conchita Alonso, Jennifer Beals, Elizabeth Ashley. After an encounter with a neck-biter, a publishing executive thinks that he's turning into a vampire.
Moonstruck (1987)
Directed by Norman Jewison. With Cher, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis, Danny Aiello. Loretta Castorini, a book keeper from Brooklyn, New York, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she agreed to marry (the best friend of her late husband who died seven years previously).
Red Rock West (1993)
Directed by John Dahl. With Nicolas Cage, Dennis Hopper, Lara Flynn Boyle, J.T. Walsh. When a promised job for Texan Michael fails to materialise in Wyoming, Mike is mistaken by Wayne to be the hitman he hired to kill his unfaithful wife, Suzanne. Mike takes full advantage of the situation, collects the money and runs.
Birdy (1984)
Philly boys Al and Birdy became friends in high school despite the extreme difference in their personalities, Al being the popular and athletic extrovert, Birdy the antisocial "weird" introvert. Al gave Birdy his nickname because of his fascination - obsession really - with birds, especially with flight.