The Best Tom Waits Movies Films

The 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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    Down by Law is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Tom Waits, Ellen Barkin, Roberto Benigni

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    The Fisher King is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges, Tom Waits

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    Coffee and Cigarettes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, Steve Buscemi

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    Short Cuts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Robert Downey Jr., Julianne Moore, Tim Robbins

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    Bram Stoker's Dracula is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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    The Imaginarium of Doctor Parn... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Colin Farrell

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    Seven Psychopaths is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Colin Farrell, Olga Kurylenko, Christopher Walken

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    Rumble Fish is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Nicolas Cage, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane

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    Ironweed is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Tom Waits

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    Mystery Train is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Steve Buscemi, Tom Waits, Joe Strummer

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    The Outsiders is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Tom Cruise, Nicolas Cage, Diane Lane

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    The Cotton Club is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Nicolas Cage, Diane Lane, Richard Gere

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    Wristcutters: A Love Story is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Tom Waits, Leslie Bibb, Will Arnett

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    The Book of Eli is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Mila Kunis, Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman

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    At Play in the Fields of the L... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Kathy Bates, John Lithgow, Daryl Hannah

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    Bukowski: Born into This is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies
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    Mystery Men is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Ben Stiller, Tom Waits, Hank Azaria

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    Until the End of the World is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Tom Waits, William Hurt, Sam Neill

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    Roy Orbison and Friends: A Bla... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies
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    The Two Jakes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Jack Nicholson, Tom Waits, Madeleine Stowe

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    Big Time is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Big Time

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    Paradise Alley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Sylvester Stallone, Tom Waits, Terry Funk

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    Coffee and Cigarettes: Somewhe... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

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

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    Idiots and Angels is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies
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    Candy Mountain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

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

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    Cold Feet is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Jeff Bridges, Tom Waits, Bill Pullman

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    The Monster of Nix is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Tom Waits, Terry Gilliam, Olivia Merilahti

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    Queens Logic is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Bacon, John Malkovich

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    The Tiger and the Snow is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Tom Waits, Jean Reno, Roberto Benigni

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    Norah Jones and the Handsome B... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Norah Jones and the Handsome Band: Live in 2004

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    Tom Waits: One Star Shining is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Tom Waits: One Star Shining

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    Tom Waits for No One is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Tom Waits Movies

    Tom Waits, Donna Marie Gordon

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