James Caan played 137 acting credits listed on IMDb during his expansive career, showing up in some of the all-time greatest films ever made. Perhaps most notably, in 1973, Caan earned an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his riveting turn as Sonny Corleone in The Godfather.
James Caan has passed away at 82. It is now believed the famous actor’s final performance will be seen in the film Fast Charlie, scheduled to be released in 2023.
5. Misery (1990) – 7.8
Paul Sheldon (James Caan) is a well-known novelist who stays in the Colorado mountains to write his newest book in solitude. After getting back, Paul almost dies in a car crash, just to be saved and nursed back to health by his most diehard fan, Annie Wilkes (Bates). Nonetheless, when Paul fails to write the novel wants to read, she physically tortures him to near death until he mounts an escape.
4. The Tale Of Princess Kaguya (2013) – 8.0
For the English-language version of the highly acclaimed Japanese animated film The Tale of Princess Kaguya, James Caan gave his voice to the role of The Bamboo Cutter. He was joined by Chloe Grace-Moretz, Lucy Liu, Oliver Platt, James Marsden, John Cho, and more.
3. Dogville (2003) – 8
Written and helmed by Danish auteur Lars Von Trier, Dogville is a nine-chapter experimental crime movie featuring Nicole Kidman as Grace, a woman on the lam hiding from ruthless gangsters in a small Colorado mining town.
2. The Godfather: Part II (1974) – 9
Helmed by Francis Ford Coppola, the highly-acclaimed sequel shows Don Vito Corleone’s (Robert De Niro) early days coming of age as a criminal in Sicily prior to moving to New York to set up a mafia empire. The movie won 6 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, and right now ranks #4 on IMDB’s Top 250.
1. The Godfather (1972) – 9.2
Victor of three Oscars including Best Picture, Leading Actor (Marlon Brando), and Adapted Screenplay, this all-time classic traces the criminal exploits of the Corleone family, an enterprising Italian mafia outfit that moved from Sicily to New York to become one of the most powerful and influential crime syndicates in history.