There's no denying that Nicolas Cage is a Hollywood legend. The man's won an Oscar and his movies have collectively grossed almost $2.4 billion in the U.S. alone...even if things haven't been so great recently.
On one hand, video-on-demand is a terrific platform for indie movies to get their fair shout, but it's also a haven for actors desperate for an easy payday for an uninspired project that studios don't want to put in cinemas.
Since around 2011, Cage has been churning out the straight-to-video flicks with an alarming efficiency, such that while he does still appear in theatrical releases every now and then, it seems pretty clear that his career is on the downslide.
Still, that's not to say that all of these releases are bad (even if many of them are), and so it's time to consider the range of his "lesser" cinematic efforts.
Here are Nicolas Cage's straight-to-video movies ranked from worst to best...
Stay at home dad who spends as much time teaching his kids the merits of Martin Scorsese as possible (against the missus' wishes).
General video game, TV and film nut. Occasional sports fan. Full time loon.