John Cho is a legendary actor. He was starting his career by appearing in minor roles in average movies. And now, working in a popular franchise, “Star Trek,” the actor had come a long way. He got his biggest breakthrough with the movie “American Pie.” After this, the actor flew higher and higher. All his movies are a treat to our eyes. He has starred in every genre. It seemed like he had done all. In this article, we will rank the top movies of the legendary actor John Cho. It will be difficult to take only ten movies out of his very famous and popular journey in movies. So, without any further ado, let’s get started.
Best Movies Of John Cho
This movie is so wholesome. John Cho has a very small role in the movie, but his character is very adorable. It is a very interesting movie that holds the grip of becoming a cult classic. In this movie, a lesbian poet (Lily Tomlin) is going through the trauma of losing her long partner. Her granddaughter (Julia Garners) comes to visit her. She thinks that she has come to visit her but in reality, she wants money for an abortion. Both, go out on the quest for cash. During their journey, the two learn about each other a lot.
Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay (2008)
This is the second movie of the franchise. The plot is somewhat similar to the first movie in the franchise. Two best friends get in trouble, and the troubles are not normal. They are very scary and dangerous. This film starts where the first movie ended. The first movie ended when the two were taking a flight to Amsterdam. They couldn’t catch that flight as the two were profiled as terrorists. Due to this, both are sent to Guantanamo Bay. If you’re a fan of the first film, you will enjoy this one.
Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle (2004)
This is the first movie in the Harold and Kumar Franchise. Two best friends, Harold (John Cha) and Kumar (Kal Penn), get an instant craving of having a burger. They can’t ignore this craving. So, they went on a drive to the restaurant. The twist is, that they didn’t reach the restaurant but their night turns wild. Harold and Kumar’s life turn upside down. If you’re a fan of John Cha, you should watch this one.
Better Than Tomorrow (2002)
This movie has a lot of mixed reviews. But, this movie was made to the top list because of its storyline and the amazing acting done by all the actors. The genre is this movie is that of a crime-drama. The movie’s plot is based on a true story where a group of friends went on to earn some money by doing some petty crimes. This movie is an unofficial part of the Fast and Furious Movie Franchise, which makes it even more interesting.
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John Cho is a voice artist too. Mirai is a Japanese Animated Film that revolves around a young boy who has just become the elder brother of his newborn sister. His newborn sister getting all the attention made him jealous. The film takes a drastic change when his newborn sister’s older version takes him on time travel, making him watch all the different stories of his family. John Cho voiced the boy’s father in the English version of the film.
John Cho has a leading role in this drama film where he travels all the way to Columbus, Indiana to visit his father. He comes from South Korea to meet his father, a successful architect. In Colombus, he meets a librarian who likes architecture, Haley. They both starts to spend a lot of time together. This movie has amazing reviews. True John Cho fans, assemble and watch this masterpiece.
Star Trek Beyond (2016)
This is not much rated as the two films in the reboot series. But, this is a very wholesome movie to watch. In Star Trek Beyond, John Cho reprise his role as crewmember Hikaru Sulu. The third movie is completely different from the first two movies as it took place on Planet rather than a ship.
The best thriller movie revolves around a father’s struggles to find his daughter. His daughter gets disappears suddenly. The whole movie is portrayed in such an iconic way. Like, the whole movie is about cameras and computer screens. John Cho played a great role as a father. The film was successful.
Star Trek Into Darkness ( 2013)
This is the second movie in the reboot version. The crew is all set to destroy the villain, Khan. Captain Kirk is removed from his post, but when all the senior officers get killed, he got back his position. It is a very exciting and engaging movie.
Star Trek (2009)
The list gets completed with the best movie ever by John Cho. This movie has made the actor successful. This movie has given him a huge fan following. The cast and crew of the movie is amazing including Captain Kirk (Chris Pine), Spock (Zachary Quinto), Uhura (Zoe Saldana), Bones (Karl Urban), Chekov (Anton Yelchin), and Sulu (John Cho).