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The Best Timothy Olyphant Movies 

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

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

This list has a variety of films in it, from The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy to Scream 2.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Timothy Olyphant movies?" and "What are the greatest Timothy Olyphant roles of all time?"

If Timothy Olyphant movies are your thing, then check out the greatest movies by Walton Goggins and Liev Schreiber too.

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Olga Kurylenko, Timothy Olyphant, Dougray Scott

Released: 2007

Directed by: Xavier Gens

Hitman is a 2007 film based on the same-titled video game series. The film was directed by Xavier Gens and stars Timothy Olyphant and Dougray

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Milla Jovovich, Chris Hemsworth, Timothy Olyphant

Released: 2009

Directed by: David Twohy

A Perfect Getaway is a 2009 American thriller adventure film, written and directed by David Twohy that stars Timothy Olyphant, Milla Jovovich, Kiele Sanchez and Steve Zahn. The film was ...more

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Jennifer Garner, Juliette Lewis, Timothy Olyphant

Released: 2006

Directed by: Susannah Grant

Catch and Release is a 2007 romantic comedy film released by Columbia Pictures. It is the directorial debut of Susannah Grant, who wrote the film Erin Brockovich. It stars Jennifer Garner as a ...more

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Bruce Willis, Maggie Q, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Released: 2007

Directed by: Len Wiseman

This film is a 2007 American action film, and the fourth installment in the film series. The film was directed by Len Wiseman and stars Bruce Willis as John McClane. McClane is attempting to ...more

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Danielle Panabaker, Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell

Released: 2010

Directed by: Breck Eisner

The Crazies is a 2010 American horror film directed by Breck Eisner, with a screenplay by Scott Kosar and Ray Wright. The film is a remake of the 1973 film of the same name by George A. Romero, ...more

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Olivia Wilde, Elisha Cuthbert, Timothy Olyphant

Released: 2004

Directed by: Luke Greenfield

The Girl Next Door is a 2004 American romantic comedy film directed by Luke Greenfield.

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Dianna Agron, Teresa Palmer, Alex Pettyfer

Released: 2011

Directed by: D. J. Caruso

I Am Number Four is a 2011 American teen action science fiction film, directed by D. J. Caruso, starring Alex Pettyfer, Timothy Olyphant, Teresa Palmer, Dianna Agron and Callan McAuliffe. The ...more

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Angelina Jolie, Nicolas Cage, Robert Duvall

Released: 2000

Directed by: Dominic Sena

Gone in 60 Seconds is a 2000 American action film, starring Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi, Christopher Eccleston, Robert Duvall, Vinnie Jones, and Will Patton. The film was ...more

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Katie Holmes, Melissa McCarthy, Timothy Olyphant

Released: 1999

Directed by: Doug Liman

Go is a 1999 comedy film written by John August and directed by Doug Liman, with three intertwining plots that happen to involve one deal. The film stars William Fichtner, Katie Holmes, Jay ...more

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Sarah Michelle Gellar, Courteney Cox, Heather Graham

Released: 1997

Directed by: Wes Craven

Scream 2 is a 1997 American slasher film created and written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Wes Craven, starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jamie ...more

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Morgan Freeman, Timothy Olyphant, Damian Lewis

Released: 2003

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Dreamcatcher is a 2003 science fiction horror film adaptation of Stephen King's novel of the same name. It was directed by Lawrence Kasdan, and co-written by Kasdan and screenwriter William ...more

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Sarah Jessica Parker, Goldie Hawn, Heather Locklear

Released: 1996

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

The First Wives Club is a 1996 comedy film, based on the best-selling 1992 novel of the same name by Olivia Goldsmith. Narrated by Diane Keaton, it stars Keaton, Goldie Hawn, and Bette Midler as ...more

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Vin Diesel, Timothy Olyphant, Larenz Tate

Released: 2003

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

A Man Apart is a 2003 U.S. vigilante action film directed by F. Gary Gray and released by New Line Cinema. The film stars Vin Diesel and Larenz Tate. The story follows undercover DEA agent Sean ...more
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Nia Long, Timothy Olyphant, Jennifer Coolidge

Released: 2000

Directed by: Greg Berlanti

The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy is a 2000 American film written and directed by Greg Berlanti. It follows the lives of a group of gay friends in West Hollywood, centered on a ...more

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Josh Brolin, Timothy Olyphant, Josh Lucas

Released: 2002

Directed by: Victor Nuñez

Coastlines is an independent 2002 dramatic film written and directed by Victor Nunez.
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Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Alfred Molina

Released: 2011

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Rango is a 2011 American computer-animated action comedy western film directed by Gore Verbinski and produced by Verbinski, Graham King and John B. Carls. Rango was a critical and commercial ...more

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Cameron Diaz, Ewan McGregor, Holly Hunter

Released: 1997

Directed by: Danny Boyle

A Life Less Ordinary is a 1997 American-British black comedy film directed by Danny Boyle, written by John Hodge. It stars Ewan McGregor, Cameron Diaz, Holly Hunter, Delroy Lindo, Ian Holm and ...more

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Jennifer Aniston, Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Hunter

Released: 2001

Rock Star is a 2001 American musical comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Herek and starring Mark Wahlberg and Jennifer Aniston. It tells the story of Chris "Izzy" Cole, a tribute ...more

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Christina Ricci, Timothy Olyphant, Robert Wagner

Released: 1999

Directed by: Marius Balchunas

No Vacancy is a 1999 romantic comedy film written and directed by Marius Balchunas.
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Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ryan Phillippe

Released: 2008

Directed by: Kimberly Peirce

Stop-Loss is a 2008 American drama film directed by Kimberly Peirce and starring Ryan Phillippe, Channing Tatum, Abbie Cornish and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. It was distributed by Paramount Pictures ...more
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Kristen Stewart, Glenn Close, Joshua Jackson

Released: 2001

Directed by: Rose Troche

The Safety of Objects is a 2001 independent film based upon a collection of short stories of the same name, written by A. M. Homes and published in 1990. It features four suburban families who ...more
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Timothy Olyphant, Jeffrey Donovan, Dwight Yoakam

Released: 1998

Directed by: John Irvin

When Trumpets Fade is a TV war film from 1998 directed by John Irvin, produced by John Kemeny and written by W.W. Vought. It is based on a true story of the Battle of Hürtgen Forest in ...more
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Jessica Alba, Elizabeth Banks, Kristen Wiig

Released: 2007

Directed by: Melisa Wallick, Bernie Goldmann

Meet Bill is a 2007 comedy film written and directed by Bernie Goldmann and Melisa Wallack and starring Aaron Eckhart as the titular character, with supporting performances by Logan Lerman, ...more

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Ellen Foster Amanda Peet, Timothy Olyphant, Julie Harris

Released: 1997

Directed by: John Erman

Ellen Foster is a film directed by John Erman released on Dec 14, 1997.
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Timothy Olyphant, Mark McKinney, Michael Bell

Released: 2009

Directed by: Gary Yates

"Anyone under the impression that crime pays should watch Gary Yates's latest feature, High Life. Timothy Olyphant plays Dick, a down-on-his-luck morphine addict and hospital orderly whose ...more