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The Best Tim Allen Movies  

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List of the best Tim Allen movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Tim Allen became a household name with his popular sitcom Home Improvement in the 1990s and soon enough, he became just as popular on the silver screen. Tim Allen'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 Tim Allen movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Tim Allen movies will be at the top of the list. Tim Allen has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Tim Allen movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Tim Allen films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of films, like Toy Story and Galaxy Quest, in it.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Tim Allen movies?" and "What are the greatest Tim Allen roles of all time?" If you're a fan of Allen's voice-over work, you might also enjoy our list of best Tom Hanks movies and best Don Rickles movies.

If Tim Allen movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Tom Hanks and John Goodman too.

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Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles
Toy Story is a 1995 American computer-animated buddy-comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter, Toy Story was the ...more
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Tim Allen, Frank Welker, Peter Boyle
The Santa Clause is a 1994 American fantasy family comedy film directed by John Pasquin. It is the first installment in The Santa Clause trilogy and it stars Tim Allen as Scott Calvin, an ...more
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Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer, Tim Allen
Toy Story 2 is a 1999 American computer-animated comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter and co-directed by Lee ...more
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Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton
Toy Story 3 is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated comedy film, and the third film in the Toy Story series. It was produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. ...more
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Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tim Allen
Galaxy Quest is a 1999 American science fiction action comedy film directed by Dean Parisot and written by David Howard and Robert Gordon. The film follows the adventures of a troupe of actors ...more
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Elizabeth Mitchell, Aisha Tyler, Tim Allen
The Santa Clause 2 is a 2002 American romantic comedy-holiday film directed by Michael Lembeck. It is the second installment in The Santa Clause trilogy following The Santa Clause. It was filmed ...more
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Tim Allen, Martin Short, Leelee Sobieski
Jungle 2 Jungle is a 1997 comedy film starring Tim Allen, Martin Short and Sam Huntington. It is an American remake of the 1994 French film Un indien dans la ville. Jungle 2 Jungle '​s plot ...more
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Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, Sheryl Crow
Cars is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy-adventure sports film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed and co-written by John Lasseter, it is ...more
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Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, Tim Allen
Christmas with the Kranks is a 2004 American Christmas comedy film based on the 2001 novel Skipping Christmas by John Grisham. It was directed by Joe Roth with a screenplay by Chris Columbus, ...more
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John Travolta, Marisa Tomei, Martin Lawrence
Wild Hogs is a 2007 biker comedy road film directed by Walt Becker and starring Tim Allen, John Travolta, Martin Lawrence and William H. Macy. It was released nationwide in the United States and ...more
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Ann-Margret, Elizabeth Mitchell, Aisha Tyler
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause is a 2006 American fantasy comedy film directed by Michael Lembeck. It is the third and final installment in The Santa Clause trilogy following The Santa ...more
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Kirstie Alley, Tim Allen, Larry Miller
For Richer or Poorer is a 1997 comedy film starring Tim Allen and Kirstie Alley.
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Robert Downey Jr., Tim Allen, Danny Glover
The Shaggy Dog is a 2006 comedy film by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the second remake of the 1959 film of the same name, which was first remade as a television film in 1994. Both the 1959 and ...more
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Tim Allen, Wallace Shawn, Sean Hayes
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins is a 2000 Disney animated direct-to-video film that acts as a pilot to the television series Buzz Lightyear of Star Command. Set in the ...more
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Zooey Deschanel, Sofía Vergara, Martha Stewart
Big Trouble is a 2002 American comedy film based on the novel Big Trouble by Dave Barry. It was directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and featured a large cast including Tim Allen, Rene Russo, Dennis ...more
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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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Hayden Panettiere, Julie Bowen, Tim Allen
Joe Somebody is a 2001 American comedy-drama film written by John Scott Shepherd and directed by John Pasquin. The film stars Tim Allen as a man stirred into action by a workplace bully. The ...more
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The Pixar Story, directed by Leslie Iwerks, is a documentary of the history of Pixar Animation Studios. An early version of the film premiered at the Sonoma Film Festival in 2007, and it had a ...more
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Kelsey Grammer, Sigourney Weaver, Julie Bowen
Crazy on the Outside is a 2010 comedy film starring and directed by Tim Allen. The film marks Allen's feature film directorial debut, and is notable for reuniting Allen with co-stars from many ...more
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Hawaiian Vacation is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Tim Allen Movies
Hawaiian Vacation Tom Hanks, Michael Keaton, Tim Allen
Toy Story Toons: Hawaiian Vacation is a 2011 Pixar computer animated short film directed by Gary Rydstrom. It is the first short in the Toy Story Toons series. The short features characters from ...more
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Tim Allen: Live Onstage Tim Allen
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Small Fry Tom Hanks, Michael Keaton, Jane Lynch
Toy Story Toons: Small Fry is a 2011 Pixar computer animated short directed by Angus MacLane. It premiered with the theatrical release of The Muppets on November 23, 2011. Small Fry is the ...more
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Elisha Cuthbert, Andie MacDowell, Jenna Elfman
The Six Wives of Henry Lefay is a 2009 American comedy film starring Elisha Cuthbert and Tim Allen. A grieving daughter tries to arrange her father's funeral, while putting up with all of his ...more
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Fired! is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Tim Allen Movies
Fired! Sarah Silverman, Tim Allen, David Cross
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Madeleine Stowe, David Carradine, Jsu Garcia
Tropical Snow is a 1988 American drama film about cocaine smuggling and is also Tim Allen's film debut.