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Best Tom Waits Movies

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List of the best Tom Waits movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Tom Waits'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 Tom Waits movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Tom Waits movies will be at the top of the list. Tom Waits has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Tom Waits movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Tom Waits films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

Items on this list include Paradise Alley and Cold Feet.

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


Tom Waits is no stranger to working with popular directors, including Robert Altman, Tony Scott and Francis Ford Coppola. Is Tom Waits your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Johnny Cash and David Bowie films lists too.


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    Robert Downey Jr., Julianne Moore, Tim Robbins

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    Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, Steve Buscemi

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    Kathy Bates, John Lithgow, Daryl Hannah

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    Tom Waits, Ellen Barkin, Roberto Benigni

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    Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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    Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges, Tom Waits

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    Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Colin Farrell Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Steve Buscemi, Tom Waits, Joe Strummer

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    Colin Farrell, Olga Kurylenko, Christopher Walken Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Nicolas Cage, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane

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    Nicolas Cage, Diane Lane, Richard Gere

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    Tom Cruise, Nicolas Cage, Diane Lane

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    Mila Kunis, Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman

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    Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Tom Waits

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    Tom Waits, Leslie Bibb, Will Arnett

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    Tom Waits, William Hurt, Sam Neill

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    Ben Stiller, Tom Waits, Hank Azaria

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    Jack Nicholson, Tom Waits, Madeleine Stowe

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    Coffee and Cigarettes: Somewhere in California Iggy Pop, Tom Waits

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    Sylvester Stallone, Tom Waits, Terry Funk

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    Tom Waits, Jim Jarmusch, Kevin J. O'Connor

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    Jeff Bridges, Tom Waits, Bill Pullman Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Big Time

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    Tom Waits, Terry Gilliam, Olivia Merilahti

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Bacon, John Malkovich

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    Tom Waits, Jean Reno, Roberto Benigni

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    Norah Jones and the Handsome Band: Live in 2004

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    Tom Waits: One Star Shining

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    Tom Waits, Donna Marie Gordon

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