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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. This actor is very well known in Hollywood, and is no stranger to gracing the big screen as the lead role. 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?"
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    Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Shirley MacLaine

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    Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow

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    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

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    Dan Aykroyd, Albert Brooks, John Lithgow

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    James Franco, Freida Pinto, Tracy Spiridakos

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    Jessica Lange, John Lithgow, Roy Scheider

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    Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Stanley Tucci

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    Cuba Gooding, Jr., Vivica A. Fox, Laurence Fishburne

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    John Lithgow, Lolita Davidovich, Steven Bauer

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    Sean Astin, John Lithgow, Billy Zane

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    Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Janine Turner

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Jeff Goldblum, Ellen Barkin

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    John Lithgow, Don Ameche, M. Emmet Walsh

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    Denzel Washington, Ice-T, John Lithgow

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    Chevy Chase, Ben Stiller, Jack Black

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    Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Tim Curry

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    John Travolta, Robert Duvall, Kathy Bates

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    Amy Adams, John Lithgow, Kaitlin Olson

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    Steve Guttenberg, John Lithgow, Jason Robards Jr.

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    John Travolta, John Lithgow, Dennis Franz

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    Robin Williams, Glenn Close, John Lithgow

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    Cynthia Nixon, John Lithgow, Richard Jenkins

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    John Lithgow, Dudley Moore, Burgess Meredith

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    Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, Debbie Reynolds

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    Charlize Theron, Heidi Klum, Stephen Fry

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    Tom Berenger, Tom Waits, Kathy Bates

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    Isabella Rossellini, John Lithgow, Bob Hoskins

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    Big Blonde John Lithgow, Sally Kellerman

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    Richard Dreyfuss, John Lithgow, F. Murray Abraham

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    John Lithgow, Cliff Robertson, Geneviève Bujold

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    Isla Fisher, John Goodman, Krysten Ritter

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    Kevin Kline, Phoebe Cates, John Lithgow

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    Helen Mirren, Candice Bergen, John Lithgow

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Jake Gyllenhaal, Steve Carell

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    Liv Tyler, Richard Dreyfuss, Linda Hamilton

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    Sean Connery, Diana Rigg, John Lithgow

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    Out Cold Randy Quaid, John Lithgow, Teri Garr

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    John Lithgow, Ralph Macchio, Jamey Sheridan

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    Megan Fox, Melissa McCarthy, Paul Rudd

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    Jodie Foster, John Lithgow

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    Meryl Streep, John Lithgow, Mary Beth Hurt

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    Michael Caine, John Lithgow, Ed Begley, Jr.

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

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    John Lithgow, Olympia Dukakis, Paul Dooley

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    The Great Robot Race: Nova John Lithgow

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

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    Will Ferrell, Dan Aykroyd, John Goodman

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    Harry the Dirty Dog...and More Playful Puppy Stories John Lithgow, Marnie McPhail, Ruth Berliner

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    Sylvester and the Magic Pebble ... and More Magical Tales John Lithgow, Jorge Pupo

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    John Lithgow, Ellen Burstyn, Annette O'Toole

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