Top 13 John Cusack Films

Todays Top 13 list is in honor of John Cusack’s birthday. Happy 47th John!

The films are listed in chronological order by year of release.

1. Better Off Dead (1985)
Comedy directed by Savage Steve Holland.
Cusack plays high school student Lane Meyer. Also starring Curtis Armstrong and Diane Franklin.

2. One Crazy Summer (1986)
Comedy directed by Savage Steve Holland.
Cusack plays recent high school graduate and artist Hoops McCann. Also starring Demi Moore, Curtis Armstrong, Bobcat Goldthwait, and Joe Flaherty.

3. Eight Men Out (1988)
Biopic of the Chicago “Black Sox” directed by John Sayles.
Cusack plays baseball player Buck Weaver. Also starring Michael Rooker, Charlie Sheen, Christopher Lloyd, and D.B. Sweeney.

4. Say Anything (1989)
Romantic comedy directed by Cameron Crowe.
Cusack plays high school student Lloyd Dobler. Also starring Ione Skye, Jeremy Piven, and Eric Stoltz.

5. Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
Comedy directed by George Armitage.
Cusack plays assassin Martin Blank. Also starring Minnie Driver, Alan Arkin, Dan Akroyd, Jeremy Piven, Joan Cusack, and Hank Azaria.

6. Con Air (1997)
Action film directed by Simon West and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.
Cusack plays U.S. Marshal Vince Larkin. Also starring Nicholas Cage, John Malkovich, Steve Buscemi, Ving Rhames, and Dave Chappelle.

7. Pushing Tin (1999)
Dramatic comedy directed by Mike Newell.
Cusack plays air traffic controller Nick Falzone. Also starring Billy Bob Thorton, Cate Blanchett, and Angelina Jolie.

8. High Fidelity (2000)
Comedy directed by Stephen Frears based on the Nick Hornby novel of the same name.
Cusack plays record store owner Rob Gordon. Also starring Iben Hjejle, Jack Black, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lisa Bonet, Todd Louiso, Joan Cusack, and Tim Robbins.

9. America’s Sweethearts (2001)
Romantic comedy directed by Joe Roth.
Cusack plays actor Eddie Thomas. Also starring Julia Roberts, Billy Crystal, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Hank Azaria, Stanley Tucci, Alan Arkin, Seth Green, and Christopher Walken.

10. Serendipity (2001)
Romantic comedy directed by Peter Chelsom.
Cusack plays Jonathan Trager. Also starring Kate Beckinsale, Molly Shannon, and Jeremy Piven.

11. Runaway Jury (2003)
Drama/thriller directed by Gary Fleder.
Cusack plays juror Nicholas Easter. Also starring Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, and Jeremy Piven.

12. War Inc (2008)
Political satirical film directed by Joshua Seftel.
Cusack plays hit man Brand Hauser. Also starring Hilary Duff, Marisa Tomei, Ben Kingsley, Joan Cusack, and Dan Aykroyd.

13. Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
Comedy directed by Steve Pink.
Cusack plays Adam Yates. Also starring Rob Corddry, Chevy Chase, Crispin Glover, and Craig Robinson.

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