The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies Films

The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

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List of the best Tommy Lee Jones movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Tommy Lee Jones is best known for his serious roles, but he proven that he can have a good time, while still taking care of business with the Men in Black series. Tommy Lee Jones'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 Tommy Lee Jones movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Tommy Lee Jones movies will be at the top of the list. Tommy Lee Jones has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Tommy Lee Jones movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Tommy Lee Jones films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different films, like The Fugitive and No Country for Old Men.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Tommy Lee Jones movies?" and "What are the greatest Tommy Lee Jones roles of all time?" If you enjoy Tommy Lee Jones' no-nonsense acting approach, you might also enjoy our list of best Josh Brolin movies and best Robert Duvall movies


Steven Spielberg and Ron Howard have both worked with Tommy Lee Jones over the years, as have plenty of other well-known directors. Movie fans who love Tommy Lee Jones have also been known to enjoy films starring Willem Dafoe and James Earl Jones.


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    The Fugitive is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Julianne Moore, Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones

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    Lonesome Dove is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Anjelica Huston, Timothy Scott, Robert Duvall

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    U.S. Marshals is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Robert Downey Jr., Tommy Lee Jones, Wesley Snipes

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    Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones, Woody Harrelson

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    Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg

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    Coal Miner's Daughter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Tommy Lee Jones, Sissy Spacek, Beverly DAngelo

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    Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field

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    Double Jeopardy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones, Bruce Campbell

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    Under Siege is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Steven Seagal, Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Busey

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    The Client is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones, Mary-Louise Parker

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    The Missing is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Cate Blanchett, Evan Rachel Wood, Val Kilmer

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    Space Cowboys is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Clint Eastwood, Jon Hamm, Jay Leno

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    The Three Burials of Melquiade... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    January Jones, Tommy Lee Jones, Levon Helm

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    JFK is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon

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    Man of the House is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Tommy Lee Jones, Christina Milian, Paget Brewster

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    Men in Black II is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Michael Jackson, Will Smith, Rosario Dawson

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    Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Will Smith

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    Johnny Cash, Tommy Lee Jones, Benicio del Toro

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    In the Valley of Elah is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Charlize Theron, James Franco, Susan Sarandon

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones

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    Heaven & Earth is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Tommy Lee Jones, Debbie Reynolds, Joan Chen

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    Batman Forever is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Nicole Kidman, Drew Barrymore, Jim Carrey

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    House of Cards is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Kathleen Turner, Tommy Lee Jones, Esther Rolle

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    Rules of Engagement is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Samuel L. Jackson, Tommy Lee Jones, Ben Kingsley

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    Eyes of Laura Mars is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Tommy Lee Jones, Faye Dunaway, Brad Dourif

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    Volcano is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Tommy Lee Jones, Don Cheadle, Anne Heche

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    The Executioner's Song is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Tommy Lee Jones, Eli Wallach, Rosanna Arquette

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    The Good Old Boys is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    The Good Old Boys Matt Damon, Tommy Lee Jones, Sissy Spacek

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    Blown Away is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Jeff Bridges, Tommy Lee Jones, Forest Whitaker

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    Blue Sky is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Jessica Lange, Tommy Lee Jones, Chris O'Donnell

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    A Prairie Home Companion is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Lindsay Lohan, Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones

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    The Company Men is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Ben Affleck, Kevin Costner, Tommy Lee Jones

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    Hope Springs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Meryl Streep, Steve Carell, Tommy Lee Jones

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    The Sunset Limited is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Samuel L. Jackson, Tommy Lee Jones

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    Small Soldiers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Kirsten Dunst, Christina Ricci

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    Cobb is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Tommy Lee Jones, Lolita Davidovich, Bradley Whitford

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    Natural Born Killers is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Robert Downey Jr., Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones

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    In the Electric Mist is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    John Goodman, Tommy Lee Jones, Mary Steenburgen

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    The Rainmaker is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Tommy Lee Jones, James Cromwell, William Katt

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    Jackson County Jail is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Tommy Lee Jones, Yvette Mimieux, Lisa Copeland

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    The Amazing Howard Hughes is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Tommy Lee Jones, Ed Harris, Tovah Feldshuh

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    Gotham is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Tommy Lee Jones, Virginia Madsen, Frederic Forrest

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    Love Story is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Tommy Lee Jones, Ray Milland, Ryan O'Neal

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    Barn Burning is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Tommy Lee Jones, Diane Kagan, Thomas Hal Phillips

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    Back Roads is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones, Nell Carter

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    The River Rat is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Tommy Lee Jones, Brian Dennehy, Martha Plimpton

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    Rolling Thunder is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Tommy Lee Jones, Dabney Coleman, William Devane

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    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives

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    The Park Is Mine is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Tommy Lee Jones, Yaphet Kotto, Helen Shaver

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    Broken Vows is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Movies

    Tommy Lee Jones, Annette O'Toole, David Strathairn

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