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The Best Timothy Bottoms Movies

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

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

List is made up of films like Diamondbacks and Murder Seen.

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  • 1
    Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing
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    Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing

    Maggie Smith, Timothy Bottoms

    Released1973

    Directed byAlan J. Pakula

    Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing is a 1973 American film directed by Alan J. Pakula. It... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 2
    Johnny Got His Gun
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    Johnny Got His Gun

    Donald Sutherland, Jason Robards Jr.

    Released1971

    Directed byDalton Trumbo

    Johnny Got His Gun is a 1971 drama anti-war film written and directed by Dalton Trumbo based... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    The Last Picture Show
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    The Last Picture Show

    Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd

    Released1971

    Directed byPeter Bogdanovich

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  • 4
    The Paper Chase
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    The Paper Chase

    Lindsay Wagner, Edward Herrmann

    Released1973

    Directed byJames Bridges

    The Paper Chase is a 1973 film starring Timothy Bottoms, Lindsay Wagner, and John Houseman,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    A Small Town in Texas
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    A Small Town in Texas

    Timothy Bottoms, Bo Hopkins

    Released1976

    Directed byJack Starrett

    A Small Town in Texas is a 1976 movie directed by Jack Starrett starring Bo Hopkins, Susan... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    The Girl Next Door
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    The Girl Next Door

    Olivia Wilde, Elisha Cuthbert

    Released2004

    Directed byLuke Greenfield

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    Texasville
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    Texasville

    Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd

    Released1990

    Directed byPeter Bogdanovich

    Texasville is a 1990 American drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich. It is a sequel to The... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Blue Sky
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    Blue Sky

    Jessica Lange, Tommy Lee Jones

    Released1994

    Directed byTony Richardson

    Blue Sky is a 1994 drama, and the last film by veteran film maker Tony Richardson. It was... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Invaders from Mars
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    Invaders from Mars

    Karen Black, Laraine Newman

    Released1986

    Directed byTobe Hooper

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    The Story of David

    Jane Seymour, Anthony Quayle

    Released1976

    Directed byAlex Segal, David Lowell Rich

  • 11
    Paradise, Texas
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    Paradise, Texas

    Meredith Baxter, Polly Bergen

    Released2005

    Directed byLorraine Senna

    Paradise, Texas is a 2006 family drama film directed by Lorraine Senna and starring Timothy... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 12
    Rollercoaster
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    Rollercoaster

    Helen Hunt, Henry Fonda

    Released1977

    Directed byJames Goldstone

    Rollercoaster is a 1977 disaster-suspense film starring George Segal, Richard Widmark, Henry... more on Wikipedia

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  • 13
    The White Dawn
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    The White Dawn

    Louis Gossett, Jr.

    Released1974

    Directed byPhilip Kaufman

    The White Dawn is a Canadian film, released in 1974, directed by Philip Kaufman and starring... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 14
    The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course
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    Released2002

    Directed byJohn Stainton

    The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course is a 2002 Australian family comedy-adventure film based... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Vampire Bats
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    Vampire Bats

    Lucy Lawless, Craig Ferguson

    Released2005

    Directed byEric Bross

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  • 16
    Tin Man
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    Tin Man

    Troy Donahue, Timothy Bottoms

    Released1983

    Directed byJohn G. Thomas

    Tin Man is a 1983 American dramatic film starring Timothy Bottoms, John Phillip Law, Deana... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 17
    Operation Daybreak
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    Operation Daybreak

    Timothy Bottoms, Joss Ackland

    Released1975

    Directed byLewis Gilbert

    Operation Daybreak is a 1975 Second World War film based on the true story of Operation... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    The Land That Time Forgot
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    The Land That Time Forgot

    Erica Durance, C. Thomas Howell

    Released2009

    Directed byC. Thomas Howell

    The Land That Time Forgot is a 2009 science fiction film by independent American film studio... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • 19
    Call of the Wild
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    Call of the Wild

    Christopher Lloyd, Aimee Teegarden

    Released2009

    Directed byRichard Gabai

    Call of the Wild is an American film starring Christopher Lloyd, Timothy Bottoms, Veronica... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Return from the River Kwai
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    Return from the River Kwai

    Denholm Elliott, Chris Penn

    Released1989

    Directed byAndrew V. McLaglen

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  • 21
    Hurricane
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    Hurricane

    Mia Farrow, Max von Sydow

    Released1979

    Directed byJan Troell

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  • 22
    Mio in the Land of Faraway
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    Mio in the Land of Faraway

    Christian Bale, Christopher Lee

    Released1987

    Directed byVladimir Grammatikov

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  • 23
    A Case of Honor
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    A Case of Honor

    Timothy Bottoms, John Phillip Law

    Released1991

    Directed byEddie Romero

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  • 24
    Uncle Sam
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    Uncle Sam

    Isaac Hayes, Raquel Alessi

    Released1996

    Directed byWilliam Lustig

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  • 25
    Ike: Countdown to D-Day
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    Ike: Countdown to D-Day

    Tom Selleck, Gerald McRaney

    Released2004

    Directed byRobert Harmon

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