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The Best Tim Robbins Movies

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

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

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    The Shawshank Redemption

    Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth
    The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont...  more

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    Arlington Road

    Jeff Bridges, Tim Robbins
    Arlington Road is a 1999 American mystery thriller film, which tells the story of a widowed...  more

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    High Fidelity

    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bruce Springsteen
    High Fidelity is a 2000 American comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Frears and starring...  more

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    Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

    Elizabeth Hurley, Heather Graham
    Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me is a 1999 action comedy film and the second film in the...  more

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    Mystic River

    Emmy Rossum, Sean Penn
    Mystic River is a 2003 American mystery drama film directed and scored by Clint Eastwood. It...  more

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    Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

    Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell
    Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, or simply Anchorman, is a 2004 comedy film directed by...  more

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    Howard the Duck

    Tim Robbins, Jeffrey Jones
    Howard the Duck is a 1986 American science fiction comedy film directed by Willard Huyck and...  more

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    Jacob's Ladder

    Macaulay Culkin, Tim Robbins
    Jacob's Ladder is a 1990 American psychological horror film directed by Adrian Lyne. A Vietnam...  more

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    Bull Durham

    Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon
    Bull Durham is a 1988 American romantic comedy sports film. It is partly based upon the minor...  more

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    Cadillac Man

    Robin Williams, Tim Robbins
    Cadillac Man is a 1990 comedy film directed by Roger Donaldson, starring Robin Williams and...  more
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    Twister

    Tim Robbins, Crispin Glover
    Twister is a 1989 comedy film starring Suzy Amis, Crispin Glover, Harry Dean Stanton, and...  more
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    Toy Soldiers

    Tim Robbins, Tracy Scoggins
    Toy Soldiers is a 1984 action film shot in Mexico that stars Jason Miller, Cleavon Little, Tim...  more
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    I.Q.

    Meg Ryan, Tim Robbins
    I.Q. is a 1994 American romantic comedy film directed by Fred Schepisi and starring Tim...  more

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    Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny is a 2006 American musical comedy film about comedy rock...  more
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    Catch a Fire

    Tim Robbins, Derek Luke
    Catch a Fire is a 2006 biographical thriller film about activists against apartheid in South...  more
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    Nothing to Lose

    Kelly Preston, Tim Robbins
    Nothing to Lose is a 1997 comedy film starring Martin Lawrence and Tim Robbins. The film was...  more

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    Top Gun

    Tom Cruise, Meg Ryan
    Top Gun is a 1986 American action drama film directed by Tony Scott, and produced by Don...  more

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    Mission to Mars

    Tim Robbins, Don Cheadle
    Mission to Mars is a 2000 science fiction film directed by Brian De Palma. In 2020, a manned...  more

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    Green Lantern

    Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds
    Green Lantern is a 2011 action fantasy film written by Greg Berlanti, Michael Green and Marc...  more

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    The Hudsucker Proxy

    Paul Newman, John Goodman
    The Hudsucker Proxy is a 1994 screwball comedy film co-written, produced, and directed by Joel...  more

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    Cradle Will Rock

    Bill Murray, Susan Sarandon
    Cradle Will Rock is a 1999 drama film written, directed, and produced by Tim Robbins. The film...  more
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    Network

    Robert Duvall, Faye Dunaway
    Network is a 1976 American satirical film written by Paddy Chayefsky and directed by Sidney...  more

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    Jungle Fever

    Halle Berry, Samuel L. Jackson
    Jungle Fever is a 1991 American romance drama film written, produced, and directed by Spike...  more

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    Short Cuts

    Robert Downey Jr., Julianne Moore
    Short Cuts is a 1993 American drama film directed by Robert Altman. Filmed from a screenplay...  more

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    War of the Worlds

    Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman
    War of the Worlds is a 2005 American epic science fiction disaster film and a loose adaptation...  more

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