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Best John Lithgow Movies

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List of the best John Lithgow movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. John Lithgow's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top John Lithgow movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated John Lithgow movies will be at the top of the list. John Lithgow has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest John Lithgow movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining John Lithgow films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best John Lithgow role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest John Lithgow performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List is made up of many different films, including Traveling Man and Kinsey.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best John Lithgow movies?" and "What are the greatest John Lithgow roles of all time?"


Steven Spielberg and Brian De Palma are among those who have directed John Lithgow at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.


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    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

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    Dan Aykroyd, John Lithgow, Burgess Meredith

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    John Lithgow, Don Ameche, David Suchet

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    Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow

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    John Lithgow, Cynthia Nixon, Richard Jenkins

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Christopher Lloyd, Jeff Goldblum

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    James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow

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    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, John Lithgow

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    John Lithgow, Lolita Davidovich, Gabrielle Carteris

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    Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Janine Turner

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    Robin Williams, Glenn Close, John Lithgow

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    Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, John Lithgow

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    John Lithgow, Sean Astin, Harry Connick

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    John Lithgow, Steve Guttenberg, JoBeth Williams Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Jessica Lange, John Lithgow, Roy Scheider

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    John Lithgow, Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    John Travolta, John Lithgow, Dennis Franz Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Denzel Washington, Ice-T, John Lithgow

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    Amy Adams, John Lithgow, Matthew Goode

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    Charlize Theron, Heidi Klum, John Lithgow

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    Chevy Chase, Ben Stiller, Jack Black

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    John Lithgow, Dudley Moore, Burgess Meredith

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    Liam Neeson, Tim Curry, John Lithgow

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    John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kathy Bates

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    John Lithgow, Isabella Rossellini, Bob Hoskins

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    John Lithgow, Richard Dreyfuss, Bonnie Bedelia

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    Sean Connery, John Lithgow, Diana Rigg

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    John Lithgow, Randy Quaid, Teri Garr

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    John Lithgow, Cliff Robertson, Geneviève Bujold

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    Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, John Lithgow

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    Kathy Bates, John Lithgow, Daryl Hannah

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    Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Lee Curtis, Steve Carell

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    Helen Mirren, John Lithgow, Candice Bergen

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    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

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    Isla Fisher, John Goodman, John Lithgow

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    Kevin Kline, John Lithgow, Phoebe Cates

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    Megan Fox, Melissa McCarthy, Paul Rudd

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    John Lithgow, Ralph Macchio, Jamey Sheridan

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    Liv Tyler, John Lithgow, Richard Dreyfuss

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    Jodie Foster, John Lithgow, Michael Murphy

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    Big Blonde John Lithgow, Sally Kellerman

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    John Lithgow, Chynna Phillips, Jonathan Silverman

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    Michael Caine, John Lithgow, Bob Hoskins

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    Meryl Streep, John Lithgow, Mary Beth Hurt

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    The Great Robot Race: Nova John Lithgow

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    John Lithgow, Olympia Dukakis, Paul Dooley

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    Classical Baby: I'm Grown Up Now: The Poetry Show Gwyneth Paltrow, Susan Sarandon, John Lithgow

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    Lives of the Saints Meg Ryan, Kat Dennings, 50 Cent

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    Strega Nona ... and More Stories About Magic John Lithgow

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    Jack Black, John Lithgow, Frances McDormand

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