Evil bikers, mountains of cocaine, and blood-drenched axe battles. The true unhinged centerpiece, though, is Cage’s alcohol-fueled bathroom freakout, downing a bottle of vodka and screaming while covered in blood.
It’s the movie that allowed Cage to play his absolute hero, Johnny Blaze, aka Ghost Rider. He’s a stunt rider who also happens to be Satan’s bounty hunter, with his head exploding into a fiery skull at night.
In the remake that literally nobody asked for, Cage stars as police officer Edward Malus. Between the bees, Cage punching ladies, and the bear suit, the entire movie is a folder full of Cage memes.
Cage plays Eddie, a guy who looks like he’d hang around outside the pool hall with Matthew McConaughey’s character in Dazed and Confused. His dialogue is more screaming than speaking, a true mark of unhinged Cage.
In Vampire’s Kiss, Nicolas Cage is a literary agent who thinks he is turning into a vampire after he was bitten by a vampiress. Except he’s really just losing his mind.