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The Best Tim Matheson Movies

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

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

Examples of films on this list include Impulse and The House of God.

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    Fletch
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    Fletch

    Chevy Chase, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    Released1985

    Directed byMichael Ritchie

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    National Lampoon's Van Wilder
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    National Lampoon's Van Wilder

    Ryan Reynolds, Tara Reid

    Released2002

    Directed byWalt Becker

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  • 3
    Sometimes They Come Back
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    Sometimes They Come Back

    Tim Matheson, Brooke Adams

    Released1991

    Directed byTom McLoughlin

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    The Story of Us
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    The Story of Us

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Bruce Willis

    Released1999

    Directed byRob Reiner

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    Up the Creek
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    Up the Creek

    Tim Matheson, Jeana Keough

    Released1984

    Directed byRobert Butler

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    The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again
    18
    4

    Released1979

    Directed byVincent McEveety

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    Magnum Force
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    Magnum Force

    Clint Eastwood, Suzanne Somers

    Released1973

    Directed byTed Post

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    National Lampoon's Animal House
    17
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    National Lampoon's Animal House

    Kevin Bacon, John Belushi

    Released1978

    Directed byJohn Landis

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  • 9
    Impulse
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    Bill Paxton, Meg Tilly

    Released1984

    Directed byGraham Baker

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    She's All That
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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anna Paquin

    Released1999

    Directed byRobert Iscove

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    A Very Brady Sequel
    16
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    Rosie O'Donnell, David Spade

    Released1996

    Directed byArlene Sanford

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    To Be or Not to Be
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    Christopher Lloyd, Mel Brooks

    Released1983

    Directed byAlan Johnson

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  • 13
    Forever Love
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    Forever Love

    Reba McEntire, Scott Foley

    Released1998

    Directed byMichael Switzer

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  • 14
    Drop Dead Fred
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    Drop Dead Fred

    Phoebe Cates, Rik Mayall

    Released1991

    Directed byAte de Jong

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    Yours, Mine and Ours
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    Yours, Mine and Ours

    Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda

    Released1968

    Directed byMelville Shavelson

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  • 16
    1941
    13
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    1941

    Mickey Rourke, Christopher Lee

    Released1979

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • 17
    American Pie Presents: The Book of Love
    14
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    American Pie Presents: The Book of Love

    Dustin Diamond, Patricia Arquette

    Released2009

    Directed byJohn Putch

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  • 18
    Speed Zone
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    Speed Zone

    Alyssa Milano, Brooke Shields

    Released1989

    Directed byJim Drake

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  • 19
    Black Sheep
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    Julie Benz, Gary Busey

    Released1996

    Directed byPenelope Spheeris

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  • 20
    A Little Sex
    13
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    A Little Sex

    Wendie Malick, Wallace Shawn

    Released1982

    Directed byBruce Paltrow

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  • 21
    Redline
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    Redline

    Nadia Bjorlin, Eddie Griffin

    Released2007

    Directed byAndy Cheng

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  • 22
    Divorce American Style
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    Divorce American Style

    Debbie Reynolds, Dick Van Dyke

    Released1967

    Directed byBud Yorkin

    Divorce American Style is a 1967 American satirical comedy film directed by Bud Yorkin and... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Dreamer
    8
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    Dreamer

    Jack Warden, Tim Matheson

    Released1979

    Directed byNoel Nosseck

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    Deadly Game
    5
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    Deadly Game

    Carol Alt, Catherine Oxenberg

    Released1998

    Directed byJeffrey Reiner

    Deadly Game is a 1998 crime, thriller and family film written by Lorne Cameron and David...Amazon_watch buy button
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    Augusta, Gone
    8
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    Augusta, Gone

    Sharon Lawrence, Tim Matheson

    Released2006

    Directed byTim Matheson

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