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

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Francis Ford Coppola and Raja Gosnell are among those who have directed Rip Torn at one point or another during their careers in the film industry.

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Men in Black Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone, Steven Spielberg Men in Black is a 1997 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, produced by Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald and starring Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith. ...more

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Defending Your Life Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Albert Brooks Defending Your Life is a 1991 romantic comedy-fantasy film about a man who dies and arrives in the afterlife only to find that he must stand trial and justify his lifelong fears in order to ...more

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DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story Ben Stiller, Chuck Norris, Vince Vaughn DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, commonly referred to as DodgeBall, is a 2004 American sports comedy film produced by 20th Century Fox and Red Hour Productions, written and directed by Rawson ...more

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Down Periscope Kelsey Grammer, Rob Schneider, William H. Macy Down Periscope is a 1996 20th Century Fox comedy film produced by Robert Lawrence and directed by David S. Ward, starring Kelsey Grammer, Lauren Holly and Rob Schneider and co-starring Bruce ...more

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Heartland Rip Torn, Conchata Ferrell, Barry Primus Heartland is a 1979 American film, directed by Richard Pearce, starring Rip Torn and Conchata Ferrell. The film is a stark depiction of early homestead life in the American West. It is based on ...more

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Canadian Bacon Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Michael Moore Canadian Bacon is a 1995 comedy film which satirizes Canada–United States relations along the Canada–United States border written, directed, and produced by Michael Moore. It was screened in the ...more

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Coma Tom Selleck, Michael Douglas, Ed Harris Coma is a 1978 suspense film based on the 1977 novel of the same name by Robin Cook. The film rights were acquired by director Michael Crichton, and the movie was produced by Martin Erlichmann ...more

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Welcome to Mooseport Gene Hackman, Fred Savage, Ray Romano Welcome to Mooseport is a 2004 American comedy film directed by Donald Petrie and starring Ray Romano, in his first full-length live-action film, and Gene Hackman. It was filmed in Jackson's ...more

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Hercules Danny DeVito, James Woods, Charlton Heston Hercules is a 1997 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 35th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated ...more

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Men in Black 3 Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Will Smith Men in Black 3 is a 2012 American 3D comic science fiction-action film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and starring Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, and Josh Brolin. It is the third installment in the ...more

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Men in Black II Michael Jackson, Will Smith, Rosario Dawson Men in Black II is a 2002 American science fiction action spy comedy film starring both Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith. The film also stars Lara Flynn Boyle, Johnny Knoxville, Rosario Dawson, ...more

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Senseless David Spade, Marlon Wayans, Kenya Moore Senseless is a 1998 American comedy film directed by Penelope Spheeris and written by Greg Erb and Craig Mazin. The film stars Marlon Wayans, David Spade, and Matthew Lillard as college

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King of Kings Orson Welles, Rip Torn, Robert Ryan King of Kings is a 1961 American biblical epic film made by Samuel Bronston Productions and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Directed by Nicholas Ray, the film is a dramatization of the story ...more

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The Insider Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer The Insider is a 1999 American drama film directed by Michael Mann, based on the true story of a 60 Minutes segment about Jeffrey Wigand, a whistleblower in the tobacco industry. The 60 Minutes ...more

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The Cincinnati Kid Ann-Margret, Steve McQueen, Tuesday Weld The Cincinnati Kid is a 1965 American drama film. It tells the story of Eric "The Kid" Stoner, a young Depression-era poker player, as he seeks to establish his reputation as the best. ...more

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How to Make an American Quilt Claire Danes, Winona Ryder, Jared Leto How to Make an American Quilt is a 1995 movie which was directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse and stars Winona Ryder, Maya Angelou, Ellen Burstyn and Anne Bancroft. It is based on a novel of the same ...more

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The Beastmaster Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn, Janet Jones The Beastmaster is a 1982 fantasy film directed by Don Coscarelli and starring Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, John Amos and Rip Torn. The film was marketed with the tagline "Born with the ...more

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Cross Creek Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen, Alfre Woodard Cross Creek is a 1983 film starring Mary Steenburgen as The Yearling author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. The film is directed by Martin Ritt and is based, in part, on Rawlings' 1942 memoir, Cross

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Sweet Bird of Youth Paul Newman, Rip Torn, Shirley Knight A 1962 film adaptation of the Tennessee Williams play featuring many actors from of the play's original 1959 New York production.

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Where the Rivers Flow North Michael J. Fox, Rip Torn, Treat Williams Where the Rivers Flow North is a 1993 drama film written by Don Bredes and Jay Craven and directed by Jay Craven.

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Wonder Boys 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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A Face in the Crowd Andy Griffith, Walter Matthau, Lee Remick A Face in the Crowd is a 1957 film starring Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal and Walter Matthau, directed by Elia Kazan. The screenplay was written by Budd Schulberg, based on his short story ...more

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Freddy Got Fingered Drew Barrymore, Shaquille O'Neal, Anthony Michael Hall Freddy Got Fingered is a 2001 American comedy film directed, co-written by, and starring Tom Green. The film follows Green as a 28-year-old slacker who wishes to become a professional ...more

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Airplane II: The Sequel William Shatner, Leslie Nielsen, Sonny Bono Airplane II: The Sequel is a 1982 sequel to the 1980 American comedy film Airplane!. First released on December 10, 1982, the film was written and directed by Ken Finkleman and stars Robert ...more

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Summer Rental John Candy, Joey Lawrence, Rip Torn Summer Rental is a 1985 comedy film, directed by Carl Reiner and starring John Candy. The film's screenplay was written by Mark Reisman and Jeremy Stevens. An original music score was composed ...more

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Extreme Prejudice Nick Nolte, María Conchita Alonso, Clancy Brown Extreme Prejudice is a 1987 American action western film starring Nick Nolte and Powers Boothe. The film was directed by Walter Hill; it was written by John Milius, Fred Rexer and Deric ...more

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Baby Doll Eli Wallach, Rip Torn, Karl Malden Baby Doll is a 1956 American black comedy and drama film directed by Elia Kazan, and starring Carroll Baker, Karl Malden and Eli Wallach. The film also features Mildred Dunnock and Rip Torn. It ...more

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The Golden Boys Bruce Dern, David Carradine, Mariel Hemingway The Golden Boys is a romantic comedy, set on Cape Cod in 1905, about three 70-year-old retired sea captains who try to lure an attractive middle-aged woman into marriage. Developed under the ...more

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Yours, Mine and Ours Miranda Cosgrove, Dennis Quaid, Rene Russo Yours, Mine & Ours is a 2005 American family comedy film about a family with eighteen children, ranging from 4 year old Ethan, to 18 year old William. Directed by Raja Gosnell, it stars ...more

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The Man Who Fell to Earth David Bowie, Rip Torn, Buck Henry The Man Who Fell to Earth is a 1976 British science fiction film directed by Nicolas Roeg. The film is based on the 1963 novel of the same name by Walter Tevis, about an extraterrestrial who ...more

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Pork Chop Hill Gregory Peck, Martin Landau, George Peppard Pork Chop Hill is a 1959 American Korean War film starring Gregory Peck, Rip Torn and George Peppard. The film, which was the final war film directed by Lewis Milestone, is based upon the book ...more

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Marie Antoinette Kirsten Dunst, Tom Hardy, Rose Byrne Marie Antoinette is a 2006 historical drama film, written and directed by Sofia Coppola. It is based on the life of the Queen in the years leading up to the French Revolution. It won the Academy ...more

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Beyond the Law Charlie Sheen, Linda Fiorentino, Michael Madsen Beyond the Law is a 1992 TV film written and directed by Larry Ferguson. It tells the story of Dan Saxon, an undercover cop who infiltrates a group of criminal outlaw bikers behind a ...more

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City Heat Clint Eastwood, Burt Reynolds, Madeline Kahn City Heat is a 1984 American crime film starring Clint Eastwood and Burt Reynolds, and directed by Richard Benjamin. The film was released in North America on December 1984. The pairing of ...more

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Eulogy Zooey Deschanel, Famke Janssen, Kelly Preston Eulogy is a 2004 comedy film directed by Michael Clancy.

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The Sisters Elizabeth Banks, Maria Bello, Chris O'Donnell The Sisters is a 2005 film starring Maria Bello, Mary Stuart Masterson, and Erika Christensen as the title characters; it also stars Alessandro Nivola, Rip Torn, Eric McCormack, Steven Culp, ...more

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Zoom Courteney Cox, Kate Mara, Chevy Chase Zoom: Academy for Superheroes is a 2006 American superhero comedy film based upon the children's book Amazing Adventures from Zoom's Academy by Jason Lethcoe. Directed by Peter Hewitt, the film ...more

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Beach Red Rip Torn, Cornel Wilde, Jean Wallace Beach Red is a 1967 World War II film starring Cornel Wilde and Rip Torn. The film depicts a landing by the U.S. Marine Corps on an unnamed Japanese held Pacific island, however is thought to be ...more

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Rolling Kansas Kevin Pollak, Rip Torn, Thomas Haden Church Rolling Kansas is a 2003 independent film directed and co-written by Oscar-nominated actor Thomas Haden Church. Rolling Kansas is about five men who embark on a journey to find a secret ...more

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Bee Movie Oprah Winfrey, Sting, Chris Rock Bee Movie is a 2007 American computer animated family comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It stars Jerry Seinfeld and Renée Zellweger. Bee ...more

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Flashpoint Kris Kristofferson, Rip Torn, Jean Smart Flashpoint is a film starring Kris Kristofferson and Treat Williams. Rip Torn, Jean Smart, Kurtwood Smith, and Tess Harper also co-star. The movie was directed by William Tannen and based on a ...more

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Trial and Error Charlize Theron, Jennifer Coolidge, Jeff Daniels Trial and Error is a 1997 release from New Line Cinema starring Michael Richards, Jeff Daniels, and Charlize Theron, about an attorney and the attorney's actor friend, who takes his place in ...more

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Critic's Choice Lucille Ball, Bob Hope, Rip Torn Critic's Choice is a 1963 film comedy directed by Don Weis. Based on the 1960 Broadway play of the same name by Ira Levin, the movie starred Bob Hope and Lucille Ball and included Rip Torn, ...more

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The Seduction of Joe Tynan Meryl Streep, Alan Alda, Rip Torn The Seduction of Joe Tynan is a 1979 American political film drama directed by Jerry Schatzberg and produced by Martin Bregman. The screenplay was written by Alan Alda, who also played the title ...more

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By Dawn's Early Light James Earl Jones, Rebecca De Mornay, Martin Landau By Dawn’s Early Light is an HBO Original Movie, aired in 1990 and set in 1991. It is based on the 1983 novel Trinity's Child, written by William Prochnau. The film is one of the last to depict ...more

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August David Bowie, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Josh Hartnett August is a 2008 American drama film directed by Austin Chick and presented by 57th & Irving. The screenplay by Howard A. Rodman focuses on two brothers, ambitious dot-com entrepreneurs ...more

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Nadine Kim Basinger, Jeff Bridges, Jerry Stiller Nadine is a 1987 comedy film directed by Robert Benton that stars Jeff Bridges and Kim Basinger.

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Slaughter Jim Brown, Stella Stevens, Rip Torn Slaughter is a 1972 Blaxploitation film which was released during the early 1970s Blaxploitation film era. It was directed by Jack Starrett and it stars Jim Brown as a black Vietnam Veteran and ...more

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One-Trick Pony Paul Simon, Rip Torn, Blair Brown One-Trick Pony is a 1980 film written by and starring Paul Simon. It co-stars Blair Brown, Joan Hackett and Rip Torn and is directed by Robert M. Young. The song "Late in the Evening", ...more

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First Family Gilda Radner, Bob Newhart, Madeline Kahn First Family is an American comedy film released in 1980 starring Gilda Radner, Bob Newhart, Madeline Kahn, Harvey Korman, Rip Torn, Austin Pendleton, Fred Willard, and Richard Benjamin. It was ...more