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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.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Timothy Bottoms movies?" and "What are the greatest Timothy Bottoms roles of all time?"
  • 1
    Maggie Smith, Timothy Bottoms
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    Released1973

    Directed byAlan J. Pakula

    Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing is a 1973 American film directed by Alan J. Pakula. It is often categorized as a drama, but contains many comic elements. Maggie Smith and Timothy Bottoms star.  ...more
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    Donald Sutherland, Jason Robards Jr.
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    Released1971

    Directed byDalton Trumbo

    Johnny Got His Gun is a 1971 drama anti-war film written and directed by Dalton Trumbo based on his novel of the same name and starring Timothy Bottoms, Jason Robards and Donald Sutherland, with  ...more

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  • 3
    Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd
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    Released1971

    Directed byPeter Bogdanovich

    The Last Picture Show is a 1971 American drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich, adapted from a semi-autobiographical 1966 novel of the same name by Larry McMurtry. Set in a small town in north  ...more

    #179 of 1,195 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#893 of 1,436 The Most Rewatchable Movies#136 of 675 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars

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    Timothy Bottoms, John Houseman
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    Released1973

    Directed byJames Bridges

    As a first-year law student at Harvard, James Hart (Timothy Bottoms) knows he's got his work cut out for him. But things get harder than he anticipated when he runs afoul of the school's dreaded  ...more
  • 5
    Timothy Bottoms, Susan George
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    Released1976

    Directed byJack Starrett

    After serving time for a crime that he didn't commit, Poke Jackson (Timothy Bottoms) returns to his hometown in Texas. Poke hopes to reunite with his girlfriend, Mary Lee (Susan George), and their  ...more
  • 6
    Olivia Wilde, Elisha Cuthbert
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    Released2004

    Directed byLuke Greenfield

    The Girl Next Door is a 2004 American romantic comedy film directed by Luke Greenfield. A teenager's dreams come true when a former porn star moves in next door and they fall in love.  ...more

    #590 of 929 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#229 of 781 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made#76 of 207 The Best Teen Romance Movies

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    Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd
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    Released1990

    Directed byPeter Bogdanovich

    Texasville is a 1990 American drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich. It is a sequel to The Last Picture Show, and based on the novel Texasville by Larry McMurtry. Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd,  ...more
  • 8
    Jessica Lange, Tommy Lee Jones
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    Released1994

    Directed byTony Richardson

    In the late 1950s, the U.S. Army assigns nuclear engineer Hank Marshall (Tommy Lee Jones) to an isolated weapons testing facility in Alabama. Hank causes waves with his superior officers due to his  ...more
  • 9
    Karen Black, Laraine Newman
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    Released1986

    Directed byTobe Hooper

    Invaders from Mars is a 1986 science fiction horror film, directed by Tobe Hooper from a screenplay by Dan O'Bannon and Don Jakoby. It is a remake of the 1953 science fiction film Invaders from Mars,  ...more
  • 10
    Alex Frost, Eric Deulen
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    Released2003

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    A variety of adolescents at a suburban high school drift through a seemingly uneventful day, until two students arrive with violent intentions. Alex (Alex Frost) and Eric (Eric Deulen) have developed  ...more

    #32 of 69 The Best Movies About Incels#30 of 36 30+ Great Movies About Juvenile Delinquents#16 of 18 Great Movies That Have Almost No Dialogue

  • 11

    Rollercoaster

    George Segal, Richard Widmark
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    Released1977

    Directed byJames Goldstone

    An unnamed young extortionist (Timothy Bottoms) sets off a bomb on an amusement park roller coaster, causing multiple fatalities, then says that he will do the same to five other rides around the
  • 12

    The Story of David

    Jane Seymour, Anthony Quayle
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    Released1976

    Directed byAlex Segal, David Lowell Rich

  • 13
    Timothy Bottoms, Joss Ackland
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    Released1975

    Directed byLewis Gilbert

    Operation Daybreak is a 1975 Second World War film based on the true story of Operation Anthropoid, the assassination of SS General Reinhard Heydrich in Prague. Starring Anthony Andrews, Timothy  ...more
  • 14
    Warren Oates, Timothy Bottoms
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    Released1974

    Directed byPhilip Kaufman

    In 1896, three American whalers are taken in by an Eskimo village in the Arctic after getting stranded in the ice during a hunt. While condescending officer Billy (Warren Oates) introduces the Inuits  ...more
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    Magda Szubanski, David Wenham
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    Released2002

    Directed byJohn Stainton

    Aussie adventurer Steve Irwin - a.k.a. the Crocodile Hunter - has avoided the death-roll and nabbed another feisty crocodile, hoping to save it from poachers. What Steve doesn't know is that the  ...more
  • 16
    Lucy Lawless, Craig Ferguson
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    Released2005

    Directed byEric Bross

    Vampire Bats is a 2005 film directed by Eric Bross and starring Lucy Lawless.  ...more
  • 17

    Tin Man

    Troy Donahue, Timothy Bottoms
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    Released1983

    Directed byJohn G. Thomas

    Tin Man is a 1983 American dramatic film starring Timothy Bottoms, John Phillip Law, Deana Jurgens, Troy Donahue, Richard Stahl and directed by John G. Thomas.  ...more
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  • 18

    Paradise, Texas

    Meredith Baxter, Polly Bergen
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    Released2005

    Directed byLorraine Senna

    Paradise, Texas is a 2006 family drama film directed by Lorraine Senna and starring Timothy Bottoms, Ben Estus, and Meredith Baxter. Premiering at the 2006 WorldFest Film Festival, Paradise, Texas  ...more
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  • 19
    Melissa Joan Hart, Mario Lopez
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    Released2007

    Directed byRon Underwood

    Holiday in Handcuffs is an American crime comedy television movie that originally aired on ABC Family on December 9, 2007, as a part of the network's 25 Days of Christmas programming block. The film  ...more
  • 20
    James Woods, Marie Osmond
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    Released1978

    Directed byDon Chaffey

    The Gift of Love is a 1978 film directed by Don Chaffey.  ...more
  • 21
    Christopher Lloyd, Aimee Teegarden
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    Released2009

    Directed byRichard Gabai

    Call of the Wild is an American film starring Christopher Lloyd, Timothy Bottoms, Veronica Cartwright, Christopher Dempsey, Joyce DeWitt, Ariel Gade, Devon Graye, Devon Iott, Kameron Knox, Russell  ...more
  • 22
    Denholm Elliott, Chris Penn
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    5

    Released1989

    Directed byAndrew V. McLaglen

    Return from the River Kwai is a British 1989 film directed by Andrew McLaglen. It stars Edward Fox, Chris Penn and Timothy Bottoms. The film is based on a 1979 factual book with the same name, about  ...more
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  • 23
    Mia Farrow, Max von Sydow
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    Released1979

    Directed byJan Troell

    Hurricane is a 1979 romance and adventure film featuring Mia Farrow, Jason Robards and impressive special effects, produced by Dino De Laurentiis and Lorenzo Semple, Jr., and directed by Jan Troell.  ...more
  • 24
    Christian Bale, Christopher Lee
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    Released1987

    Directed byVladimir Grammatikov

    Mio in the Land of Faraway is a 1987 fantasy film directed by Vladimir Grammatikov and starring Christopher Lee, Christian Bale, Nicholas Pickard, Timothy Bottoms and Susannah York. Based on the 1954  ...more
  • 25
    Timothy Bottoms, John Phillip Law
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    Released1991

    Directed byEddie Romero

    Filipino actor Eddie Romero directs this arresting drama set during the Vietnam War. A handful of prisoners escape their captors but have to make their way through the thicket of the Vietnamese  ...more