John Travolta is an American actor who began his career in the 1970s with the television sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter. This was followed by roles in blockbusters, Carrie, Grease and Urban Cowboy.
Despite going through a career slump, he starred in cult hits like Pulp Fiction, Bolt, Primary Colors, Get Shorty, and Broken Arrow. Travolta has won a Golden Globe and a Primetime Emmy and is also a singer-songwriter. He has released 9 albums and 4 of his singles also charted in the Billboard Hot 100 Top 40 and is a private pilot.
If you're looking for some of Travolta's greatest hits available on Netflix, check out our list below.
1. Pulp Fiction (1994)
If you're looking for a movie to distract yourself from, look no further than Pulp Fiction. Quentin Tarantino has teamed up with Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avary and Quentin Tarantino (screenplay), Andrzej Sekula (director of photography) and leads John Travolta, Uma Thurman and Samuel L. Jackson to help him execute the well-received drama.
Pulp Fiction was one of the best crime drama movies to hit screens in 1994. It earned an 8.9 rating on IMDb and earned approximately $213,928,762 at the box office.
Jules Winnfield and Vincent Vega are two low-level hit men tasked with recovering the stolen briefcase of their boss, mob boss Marsellus Wallace. Meanwhile, Vincent is also tasked with giving Mrs. Wallace a good time since her husband is unavailable.
On the other hand, Butch Coolidge, an aging boxer, is paid to lose a fight, but ends up winning it by accidentally killing his opponent and now has to flee the city.
While these stories may seem unrelated, they are all linked in a series of hilarious, bizarre, and unexpected incidents.
Available countries:United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, France and Italy
2. A Civil Lawsuit (1998)
Actors John Travolta, Robert Duvall, and Kathleen Quinlan have given great performances in A Civil Action. Thanks to them, the feature film was able to receive various nominations and awards, including the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the Boston Society of Film Critics Awards, and the Florida Film Critics Circle Awards.
Lawyer Jan Schlichtmann is suing two companies for contaminating water and causing deadly diseases among Woburn residents. Without the financial resources to fight, lawyers for the two companies eventually separate him and his company.
When the case is decided in favor of the companies, Jan decides to declare bankruptcy. But much later, the Environmental Protection Agency makes the same case using Jan's materials and resources.
Available countries:UK and Switzerland
3. In a Valley of Violence (2016)
In a Valley of Violence is an action western film directed for the screen by Ti West. It features actors Ethan Hawke, John Travolta and Taissa Farmiga in pivotal roles. The film was released in 2016 with a duration of 1 hour and 44 minutes.
A homeless man named Paul and his dog Abbie come to a town called Denton to take refuge. After a hostile welcome from a local, Gilly, the town sheriff learns of Paul's story and advises him to leave.
Before Paul can get to him, the locals kill his dog and push Paul off a cliff. Seeking revenge, Paul returns to town and decides to take on the locals, with his final battle involving the infamous Gilly.
4. Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
Austin Powers' success in Goldmember at the box office is a testament to his genius. Grossing $296,938,801, this movie is a must-see for all moviegoers.
Directed by Jay Roach and featuring an incredible cast headed by Mike Myers, Beyoncé and Seth Green, it's no wonder it's been so well received by audiences.
The nemesis of the wacky spy from the 1960s, Austin Powers, has escaped from a maximum security prison. Dr. Evil and the little Mini-Me cloned of him hatch a plan against Goldmember, the super villain crazy for gold, known to be quite perverted.
Before long, Nigel Powers realizes his life is in danger, prompting his son Austin Powers to launch a rescue mission. He teams up with undercover agent Foxxy Cleopatra to search for solutions based on mysterious events that took place in 1975.
Available countries:United States, Philippines, Indonesia and Japan
5. Savages (2012)
Looking for a movie to watch? Wild ones could be a good option. With a duration of 2 hours and 11 minutes and released in 2012, it stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Taylor Kitsch and Blake Lively and was directed by Oliver Stone.
Ben and Chon are best friends and marijuana growers in a polyamorous relationship with Ophelia Sage. As their business grows, a boss of a Mexican drug cartel offers them a partnership deal.
When the friends reject her offer, the drug gang kidnaps, tortures, and rapes Ophelia. Ben, Chon and their DEA ally set out to save her. During the release of the hostage, weapons explode and both parties are injured.
Both sides face a final round for sentencing.
Available countries:United States, United Kingdom and Holland
6. La Conquista de Pelham 123 (2009)
The Taking of Pelham 123, starring Denzel Washington, John Travolta and Luis Guzmán, is an action crime drama that hit the screens in 2009.
Tony Scott brought the story to life with the help of expert team members including Brian Helgeland (script), Tobias A. Schliessler (cinematography) and many others.
Ryder and his henchmen hijack Pelham 123, a New York subway, and hold the passengers hostage for ransom. A metropolitan transportation worker, Walter Garber, negotiates with Ryder; but Ryder discovers accusations against Garber and has influence.
When the mayor's attempt to pay the ransom fails, Ryder comes up with a new plan: get off the train and go his own way. Garber catches up with Ryder and the two have a final confrontation.
Available countries:United States, Australia, India and the Netherlands
7. The General's Daughter (1999)
Despite mixed reviews from critics, The General's Daughter still manages to be a movie worth watching. Boasting a talented cast headed by John Travolta, Madeleine Stowe, and James Cromwell and directed by Simon West, the film may not be perfect, but it still has plenty of redeeming qualities.
Chief Petty Officer Paul Brenner and rape specialist Sara Sunhill investigate the murder of Captain Elisabeth Campbell, while Base Provost Marshal William Kent secures the crime scene. As the duo delve into their history, they discover horrifying stories from their training period.
They discover that she was sexually promiscuous with the men on the base, as part of an extensive "psychological warfare" campaign against her father. However, after being brutally raped by some of her male cadets, she wanted to go back to her father, who asked her to forget about the attack, leaving her traumatized.
Brenner and Sunhill soon begin to realize that there is much more to the murder than meets the eye.
8. Look Who's Talking (1989)
Starring John Travolta, Kirstie Alley and Olympia Dukakis, Look Who's Talking is your everyday sitcom that hit the screens in 1989. The film was written by Amy Heckerling and directed by Amy Heckerling. It received mixed reviews from critics and failed to gain widespread recognition.
Mollie becomes pregnant during an affair with the married director Albert, who refuses to take responsibility for the baby and her. As a single mother, she finds a romantic hunch with the taxi driver who took her to the hospital, but she is skeptical about going ahead because she worries if it's right for the baby.
Meanwhile, through a voiceover, the baby's point of view on his new father and everything else is seen.
Available countries:United Kingdom and Italy
9. From Paris with love (2010)
From Paris with love, financed by EuropaCorp and directed by Pierre Morel, is an action and crime film that hit the screens in 2010.
James Reese, personal assistant to the US ambassador to France, lives with his girlfriend Caroline. Working as a CIA agent, he joins Charlie Wax on a mission to investigate a drug ring that dates back to Pakistani terrorists.
During their investigation, they discover that Caroline is a sleeper agent sent to infiltrate them. As they discover the truth about the ring and evade Caroline, a camaraderie grows between the men, and one they vow to nurture.
Available countries:Germany, Indonesia and Switzerland
10. Punisher (2004)
Directed for the screen by Jonathan Hensleigh, The Punisher is an action crime drama that hit the screens in 2004.
Crew members include Jonathan Hensleigh and Michael France (script), Conrad W. Hall (cinematography), and Lisa Tomczeszyn (costumes). The full feature film was able to gross over $54,700,105 at the box office and received World Stunt Awards.
When an FBI arrest results in the death of Bobby Saint, his father and mob boss Howard Saint tracks down the agent on the case, Frank Castle. The entire Saint family joins the plan to take down the Castle family.
When Castle survives the attack, he is full of revenge. One by one, Castle eliminates the members of the Saint family, leaving Howard for last. After his revenge, Castle is ready to commit suicide until a vision of his dead wife causes him to change his mind.
Available countries:United Kingdom, Canada, Italy, New Zealand and Poland
11. Paint Trade (2019)
Trading Paint, directed for the screen by Karzan Kader, is an action drama that hit the screens in 2019.
Team members include Gary Gerani and Craig R. Welch (script), José David Montero (cinematography), and Tamika Jackson (costumes). The full feature film grossed over $6,898 at the box office and received Razzie Awards.
Sam and Cam Munroe are a father and son duo who race on the dirt track of Talladega Short Track. Although Sam is a local racing legend, Cam is still learning. Despite being a talented racer, his car is not running well due to lack of funding.
Meanwhile, Sam's old rival Bob Linsky offers Cam the chance to join his team with a new car, prompting the latter to leave his father and join Linsky in proving himself and winning races. .
12. The Poison Rose (2019)
The Poison Rose was released in theaters in 2019. This film, directed by Francesco Cinquemani and George Gallo, stars John Travolta, Morgan Freeman, and Brendan Fraser. If you like mystery and crime movies then you can give this title a try.
The Poison Rose received a score of 4.7 on IMDb and 26 on Metacritic.
Carson Phillips is a Los Angeles private investigator hired to investigate Barbara Van Poole, a mental patient in her Texas hometown. When he arrives at the sanitarium, everyone around her seems quite nervous and Dr. Miles, who runs the facility, is evasive.
He also meets his ex-girlfriend Jayne and her daughter Becky and her husband Happy. When Becky's husband Happy dies suddenly and Becky is framed, Carson begins to have second thoughts.
He soon realizes that everyone in town is hiding something sinister and dirty. Carson will have to unravel the town's secret, solve the murder and protect his loved ones.
Available countries:United States and Canada
13. Gotti (2018)
Gotti is a crime biography directed for the screen by Kevin Connolly.
Captured by actors such as John Travolta, Spencer Rocco Lofranco and Kelly Preston (main characters), the film was released in 2018 with a duration of 1 hour and 52 minutes.
Mob boss John Gotti reflects on his three-decade criminal reign in New York City. He started out as a junior associate and was assigned to kill mobster James McBratney, after which he became a 'made man'.
Driven by ambition, Gotti shoots the head of the Gambino family and replaces him as top don. As his sins catch up with him, Gotti's son pays the price as he fights to keep his family intact.
14. Look Who's Talking Now (1993)
Look Who's Talking Now is a forgettable movie with a weak plot and unimpressive performances. Unsurprisingly, it flew under the radar and received no significant public attention.
James convinces his wife, Mollie, to give their children a dog for Christmas. When James' son Mikey chooses a homeless man named Rocks, the house is turned upside down. Unexpectedly, James' boss Samantha, too fond of James, also gives them a present: a groomed poodle named Daphne.
On Christmas Eve, Samantha tricks James into staying in a cabin with her. Mollie is upset when she finds out about her, but decides to bring the whole family to the cabin.
Available countries:India, Japan, Denmark, Brazil and Finland
15. The Fanatic (2019)
The Fanatic, starring John Travolta, Devon Sawa and Ana Golja, is a crime drama film released in 2019. It consists of a talented team of crew members Fred Durst (director), Fred Durst and Dave Bekerman (screenplay). ), Conrad W. Hall (cinematography) and others.
The film received a rating of 4.1 on IMDb, while it received 18 out of 100 on Metacritic.
Moose is an autistic man and movie buff who develops an unhealthy obsession with actor Hunter Dunbar. After numerous failed attempts to get his autograph, Moose chases Dunbar to his house and takes Dunbar hostage.
However, Dunbar manages to break free, attacking Moose in the process. Heartbroken at being rejected by his favorite star, Moose wanders aimlessly through the streets of Hollywood, trying to figure out what went wrong.
Available countries:brazil and argentina
16. Look Who's Talking (1990)
Look Who's Talking is also a movie that struggled to impress its audience. The 1990 film directed by Amy Heckerling received a low rating on IMDb, with many criticizing the script and lack of direction.
Mikey loves being a big brother to his new baby sister Julie. When Julie sees Mikey, she is unimpressed, causing Mikey to resent her. After an argument between parents James and Mollie, James leaves home.
Some time after Mollie's younger brother Stuart and Mollie's best friend Rona move in, a burglar breaks in and Stuart gives chase. Meanwhile, the children are home alone and a fire breaks out.
Available countries:Japan, Brazil and Argentina
17. Battlefield Land (2000)
Starring John Travolta, Forest Whitaker, and Barry Pepper, Battlefield Earth is an action-adventure film released in 2000. It consists of a talented team of crew members Roger Christian (director), Corey Mandell, and J.D. Shapiro (screenplay), Giles Nuttgens (cinematography) and others.
The film received a rating of 2.5 on IMDb, while it received 9 out of 100 on Metacritic.
In the year 3000, Psychlos, a race of humanoid aliens, rules the Earth and uses humans as slaves. Johnny and Carlo, members of the last free-living nomadic tribes, stray from the tribe and are captured by the Psychlos.
Johnny is interested in human history and leads a rebel revolution, fighting for independence. After gassing the aliens out of their celestial domes, Johnny takes two psychlo POWs as a bargaining chip for the future.
Available countries:Philippines, Indonesia, Japan and New Zealand