The Best John Lithgow Movies Films

The 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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    John Lithgow, Don Ameche, David Suchet

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    Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow

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    Dan Aykroyd, John Lithgow, Burgess Meredith

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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, Cynthia Nixon, Richard Jenkins

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Christopher Lloyd, Jeff Goldblum

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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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    John Lithgow, Sean Astin, Harry Connick

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    Jessica Lange, John Lithgow, Roy Scheider

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    John Lithgow, Steve Guttenberg, JoBeth Williams

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    John Lithgow, Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne

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    Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, John Lithgow

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    John Travolta, John Lithgow, Dennis Franz

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    The Life and Death of Peter Se... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best John Lithgow Movies

    Charlize Theron, Heidi Klum, John Lithgow

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    Denzel Washington, Ice-T, John Lithgow

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    Amy Adams, John Lithgow, Matthew Goode

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    Chevy Chase, Ben Stiller, Jack Black

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    Liam Neeson, Tim Curry, John Lithgow

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    John Lithgow, Dudley Moore, Burgess Meredith

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    John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kathy Bates

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    John Lithgow, Cliff Robertson, Geneviève Bujold

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    Don Quixote is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best John Lithgow Movies

    John Lithgow, Isabella Rossellini, Bob Hoskins

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    Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Lee Curtis, Steve Carell

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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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    Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, John Lithgow

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    Kathy Bates, John Lithgow, Daryl Hannah

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    Helen Mirren, John Lithgow, Candice Bergen

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    Shrek 4-D is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best John Lithgow Movies

    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

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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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    Isla Fisher, John Goodman, John Lithgow

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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 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best John Lithgow Movies

    Big Blonde John Lithgow, Sally Kellerman

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    Traveling Man is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best John Lithgow Movies

    John Lithgow, Chynna Phillips, Jonathan Silverman

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    World War II: When Lions Roare... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best John Lithgow Movies

    Michael Caine, John Lithgow, Bob Hoskins

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    Secret Service is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best John Lithgow Movies

    Meryl Streep, John Lithgow, Mary Beth Hurt

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    The Great Robot Race: Nova is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best John Lithgow Movies

    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 N... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best John Lithgow Movies

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

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    Lives of the Saints is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best John Lithgow Movies

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

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    Strega Nona ... and More Stori... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best John Lithgow Movies

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

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    Jack Black, John Lithgow, Frances McDormand

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