The Best Richard Thomas Movies  

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

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

Linda and Wonder Boys are included on this list.

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Tim Curry, Seth Green, John Ritter
It is a 1990 psychological horror/drama miniseries based on Stephen King's novel of the same name. The story revolves around an inter-dimensional predatory life-form, which has the ability to ...more
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Brooke Shields, Richard Thomas, Linda Emond
I Can Make You Love Me, also known as Stalking Laura, is an American made-for-television film starring Richard Thomas and Brooke Shields. The film is based on the real-life story of American ...more
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Barbara Hershey, Bruce Davison, Richard Thomas
Last Summer is a 1969 coming-of-age movie about adolescent sexuality based on the novel Last Summer by Evan Hunter. Director Frank Perry filmed at Fire Island locations. The stars of the film ...more
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Richard Thomas, Nigel Bennett, Jan Rubeš
Flood: A River's Rampage is a 1997 film directed by Bruce Pittman.
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Ernest Borgnine, Ian Holm, Donald Pleasence
All Quiet on the Western Front is a television film produced by ITC Entertainment, released on November 14, 1979, starring actors Richard Thomas of The Waltons fame as Paul Baumer, and Ernest ...more
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Kathy Griffin, George Peppard, Robert Vaughn
Battle Beyond the Stars is an American 1980 science fiction film directed by Jimmy T. Murakami and produced by Roger Corman. The film, intended as a "Magnificent Seven in outer space", ...more
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Robert Downey Jr., Katie Holmes, Michael Douglas
Wonder Boys is an American 2000 comedy film directed by Curtis Hanson and written by Steve Kloves. The film was based on the novel of the same title by Michael Chabon. Michael Douglas stars as ...more
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Robert Urich, Wendy Crewson, Jessica Steen
To Save the Children is a 1994 drama film, written by James S. Henerson and directed by Steven Hilliard Stern.
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Linda Hamilton, Brian Bonsall, Ned Beatty
Go Toward the Light is a 1988 television film starring Linda Hamilton, Joshua Harris and Richard Thomas. The film first aired on CBS on November 11, 1988.
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Richard Thomas, Desi Arnaz, Jr.
Red Sky at Morning is a 1971 American drama film based on the 1968 Richard Bradford novel of the same name, and starring Richard Thomas, Catherine Burns, and Desi Arnaz, Jr. The film follows ...more
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Paul Newman, Robert Wagner, Joanne Woodward
Winning is a 1969 American motion picture starring Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. The film is about a racecar driver who aspires to win the Indianapolis 500. A number of racecar drivers and ...more
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Kirk Cameron, Catherine Oxenberg, Thomas Brodie-Sangster
The Miracle of the Cards is 2002 American television drama film distributed by Cloud Ten Pictures. It starred Kirk Cameron, Karin Konoval, Catherine Oxenberg, Peter Wingfield and Richard Thomas. ...more
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Liev Schreiber, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Emile Hirsch
Taking Woodstock is a 2009 American comedy-drama film about the Woodstock Festival of 1969, directed by Ang Lee. The film premiered at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, and opened in New York and ...more
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Patty Duke, Richard Thomas, Rosemary Murphy
You'll Like My Mother is a 1972 film based on the Naomi A. Hintze novel and directed by Lamont Johnson. It stars Patty Duke, Rosemary Murphy and Richard Thomas, and was filmed in Duluth, ...more
Berlin Tunnel 21 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Richard Thomas Movies
Berlin Tunnel 21 José Ferrer, Horst Buchholz, Richard Thomas
Berlin Tunnel 21 is a 1981 tv film directed by Richard Michaels.
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Linda Virginia Madsen, Ted McGinley, Richard Thomas
Linda is a 1993 fact-based TV film.
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Annie's Point Betty White, Ellen Dow, Amy Davidson
Annie's Point is a 2005 television film starring Betty White, Richard Thomas and Amy Davidson.
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David Caruso, Stacy Keach, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis is a 1991 film directed by Robert Iscove.
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Fortune Hunters Maureen McCormick, Estelle Getty, Alison Lohman
This film was also released under the title The Million Dollar Kid. In this hilarious action-comedy for the whole family, we meet Ted Hunter, a conservative, no-nonsense accountant. His ...more
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Big and Hairy Richard Thomas, Donnelly Rhodes, Zach Lipovsky
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Connie Sellecca, Richard Thomas, Melissa Schuman
Anna's Dream is a 2002 television film directed by Colin Bickley.
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Sylvia Sidney, Haviland Morris, Richard Thomas
Andre's Mother is a 1990 American drama film directed by Deborah Reinisch. The screenplay by Terrence McNally is an expansion of an eight-minute play written for an anthology called Urban Blight ...more
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Fifth of July Jeff Daniels, Swoosie Kurtz, Richard Thomas