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The Best Jeffrey Tambor Movies 

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

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

This list is made up of films like Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story and Meet Joe Black.

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

Jeffrey Tambor has worked with many famous directors, including big names like Ron Howard and John Whitesell.

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Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder, Whoopi Goldberg

Released: 1999

Directed by: James Mangold

Girl, Interrupted is a 1999 American drama film, and an adaptation of Susanna Kaysen's 1993 memoir of the same name. The film chronicles Kaysen's 18-month stay at a mental institution. Directed ...more

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Jim Carrey, Anthony Hopkins, Bryce Dallas Howard

Released: 2000

Directed by: Ron Howard

This film is a 2000 American musical fantasy comedy Christmas film from Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment, based on the 1957 story of the same name by Dr. Seuss. It was the first Dr. ...more

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Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi

Released: 2010

Directed by: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard

Tangled is a 2010 American computer animated musical fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Loosely based on the German fairy tale ...more

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John Hurt, Selma Blair, Ron Perlman

Released: 2004

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Hellboy is a 2004 American supernatural superhero film, starring Ron Perlman and directed by Guillermo del Toro. The film is loosely based on the Dark Horse Comics graphic novel Hellboy: Seed of ...more

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Cameron Diaz, Sarah Silverman, Ben Stiller

Released: 1998

Directed by: Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

There's Something About Mary is a 1998 comedy film, directed by the Farrelly brothers, Bobby and Peter. It stars Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon and Ben Stiller, and it is a combination of romantic ...more

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Jake Gyllenhaal, Billy Crystal, Danielle Harris

Released: 1991

Directed by: Ron Underwood

City Slickers is a 1991 American western comedy film directed by Ron Underwood and starring Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby and Jack Palance, with supporting roles by Patricia Wettig, ...more

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John Hurt, Seth MacFarlane, Jimmy Kimmel

Released: 2008

Directed by: Guillermo del Toro

Hellboy II: The Golden Army is a 2008 American supernatural superhero film based on the fictional character Hellboy created by Mike Mignola. The movie was written and directed by Guillermo del ...more

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Katie Holmes, Helen Mirren, Vivica A. Fox

Released: 1999

Directed by: Kevin Williamson

Teaching Mrs. Tingle is a 1999 black comedy-drama film and the directing debut of screenwriter Kevin Williamson. The film stars Helen Mirren, Katie Holmes, Marisa Coughlan, Barry Watson, and ...more

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Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham

Released: 2009

Directed by: Todd Phillips

The Hangover is a 2009 American comedy film, co-produced and directed by Todd Phillips and written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. It is the first film of The Hangover trilogy. The film stars ...more

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Eddie Murphy, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Rock

Released: 1998

Directed by: Betty Thomas

Dr. Dolittle is a 1998 American family comedy film starring Eddie Murphy as a doctor who discovers that he has the ability to talk to animals. The film was inspired by the series of children's ...more

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Diane Lane, Sandra Oh, Kate Walsh

Released: 2003

Directed by: Audrey Wells

Under the Tuscan Sun is a 2003 American romantic comedy drama film written, produced, and directed by Audrey Wells and starring Diane Lane. Based on Frances Mayes' 1996 memoir Under the Tuscan ...more

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Al Pacino, Craig T. Nelson, Jeffrey Tambor

Released: 1979

Directed by: Norman Jewison

...And Justice for All is a 1979 courtroom drama film, directed by Norman Jewison, and starring Al Pacino, Jack Warden, John Forsythe, and Lee Strasberg. Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Lahti, Craig ...more

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Jennifer Connelly, Val Kilmer, Stephanie Seymour

Released: 2000

Directed by: Ed Harris

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Michael Keaton, Christopher Lloyd, Teri Garr

Released: 1983

Directed by: Stan Dragoti

Mr. Mom is a 1983 American comedy film directed by Stan Dragoti and written by John Hughes about Jack Butler, a stay-at-home dad. It stars Michael Keaton, Teri Garr, Jeffrey Tambor, Ann Jillian, ...more

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Scarlett Johansson, Alec Baldwin, David Hasselhoff

Released: 2004

Directed by: Mark Osborne, Stephen Hillenbury

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Steven Spielberg, Sigourney Weaver, Kristen Wiig

Released: 2011

Directed by: Greg Mottola

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Matt Damon, Kristin Kreuk, Michelle Trachtenberg

Released: 2004

Directed by: Jeff Schaffer, David Mandel, Alec Berg

EuroTrip is a 2004 American-European teen comedy adventure film written by Alec Berg, David Mandel, and Jeff Schaffer, and directed by Schaffer. The film stars Scott Mechlowicz, Jacob Pitts, ...more

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Reese Witherspoon, Amy Poehler, Renée Zellweger

Released: 2009

Directed by: Conrad Vernon, Rob Letterman

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Christopher Lloyd, Mary Stuart Masterson, George Burns

Released: 1994

Directed by: Charles Martin Smith, Mel Smith

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Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani

Released: 1998

Directed by: Martin Brest

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Snoop Dogg, Bo Derek, Giuliana Rancic

Released: 2003

Directed by: John Whitesell

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Paul Giamatti, Jeffrey Tambor, Melanie Lynskey

Released: 2011

Directed by: Thomas McCarthy

Win Win is a 2011 comedy-drama directed and written by Thomas McCarthy. The main characters are played by Paul Giamatti, Alex Shaffer, Amy Ryan, Bobby Cannavale, Jeffrey Tambor, Burt Young and ...more

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Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Jamie Chung

Released: 2011

Directed by: Todd Phillips

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Demi Moore, Jennifer Tilly, Tim Robbins

Released: 1984

Directed by: Jerry Schatzberg

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Pamela Anderson, Lil' Kim, Kevin Hart

Released: 2008

Directed by: Craig Mazin

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