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The Best Tom Selleck Movies

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List of the best Tom Selleck movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Tom Selleck may be best known for his work on the TV series Magnum, P.I., but he also has an impressive catalog of films under his belt. Tom Selleck'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 Tom Selleck movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Tom Selleck movies will be at the top of the list. Tom Selleck has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Tom Selleck movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Tom Selleck films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

Items include everything from Monte Walsh to An Innocent Man.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Tom Selleck movies?" and "What are the greatest Tom Selleck roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Selleck's comedic work, you might also enjoy our list of best Ted Danson movies and best Steve Guttenberg movies.

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    Quigley Down Under

    Tom Selleck, Alan Rickman

    Released1990

    Directed bySimon Wincer

    Quigley Down Under is a 1990 Australian western film. Starring Tom Selleck, Alan Rickman and Laura San Giacomo, it was directed by Simon Wincer....  more

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    The Shadow Riders

    Tom Selleck, Sam Elliott

    Released1982

    Directed byAndrew V. McLaglen

    The Shadow Riders is a 1982 American Western television film directed by Andrew V. McLaglen and starring Tom Selleck, Sam Elliott, Dominique Dunne, and Katharine Ross. Based on the novel of the same...  more
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    Monte Walsh

    Lee Marvin, Jack Palance

    Released1970

    Directed byWilliam A. Fraker

    Monte Walsh is taken from the title of a 1963 western novel by Jack Schaefer. The movie has little to do with the plot of Schaefer's book. It was directed in 1970 by cinematographer William A. Fraker...  more
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    Crossfire Trail

    Tom Selleck, Mark Harmon

    Released2001

    Directed bySimon Wincer

    Crossfire Trail is a 2001 Western film directed by Simon Wincer and starring Tom Selleck, Virginia Madsen, and Wilford Brimley. Based on the 1954 Louis L'Amour Western novel of the same name, the...  more
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    Jesse Stone: Stone Cold

    Tom Selleck, Viola Davis

    Released2005

    Directed byRobert Harmon

    Stone Cold is a 2005 American television mystery film directed by Robert Harmon and starring Tom Selleck, Jane Adams, and Reg Rogers. Based on the 2003 novel Stone Cold by Robert B. Parker, the film...  more
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    Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise

    Tom Selleck, Viola Davis

    Released2006

    Directed byRobert Harmon

    Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise is a 2006 American television mystery film directed by Robert Harmon and starring Tom Selleck, Viola Davis, and Kohl Sudduth. Based on the 2001 novel Death in Paradise...  more
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    Last Stand at Saber River

    Tom Selleck, Haley Joel Osment

    Released1997

    Directed byDick Lowry

    Last Stand at Saber River is a 1997 American Western television film directed by Dick Lowry and starring Tom Selleck, Suzy Amis, Haley Joel Osment, and Rachel Duncan. The film also features Tracey...  more
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    Jesse Stone: Night Passage

    Tom Selleck, Viola Davis

    Released2006

    Directed byRobert Harmon

    Jesse Stone: Night Passage is a 2006 tv film directed by Robert Harmon....  more
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    Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost

    Tom Selleck, Kathy Baker

    Released2011

    Directed byRobert Harmon

    Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost is a 2011 American television mystery film directed by Dick Lowry and starring Tom Selleck, Kathy Baker, and Kohl Sudduth. Based on the characters from the Jesse Stone...  more
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    Jesse Stone: No Remorse

    Tom Selleck, Krista Allen

    Released2010

    Directed byRobert Harmon

    Jesse Stone: No Remorse is a 2010 American television mystery film directed by Robert Harmon and starring Tom Selleck, Kathy Baker, and Kohl Sudduth. Written by Tom Selleck and Michael Brandman, it...  more
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    Mr. Baseball

    Tom Selleck, Frank Thomas

    Released1992

    Directed byFred Schepisi

    Mr. Baseball is a 1992 American comedy directed by Fred Schepisi, starring Tom Selleck, Ken Takakura, and Dennis Haysbert. It depicts a tumultuous season in the career of fictional New York Yankees...  more
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    Three Men and a Baby

    Tom Selleck, Ted Danson

    Released1987

    Directed byLeonard Nimoy

    Three Men and a Baby is a 1987 comedy film directed by Leonard Nimoy, and starring Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson and Nancy Travis. It follows the mishaps and adventures of three bachelors...  more

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    Jesse Stone: Sea Change

    Tom Selleck, Viola Davis

    Released2007

    Directed byRobert Harmon

    Jesse Stone: Sea Change is a 2007 American television mystery film directed by Robert Harmon and starring Tom Selleck, Kathy Baker, and Kohl Sudduth. Based on the novel Sea Change by Robert B....  more
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    Jesse Stone: Thin Ice

    Tom Selleck, Kathy Baker

    Released2009

    Directed byRobert Harmon

    Jesse Stone: Thin Ice is a 2009 American television mystery film directed by Robert Harmon and starring Tom Selleck, Kathy Baker, and Kohl Sudduth. Based on the characters from the Jesse Stone book...  more
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    High Road to China

    Tom Selleck, Wilford Brimley

    Released1983

    Directed byBrian G. Hutton

    High Road to China is a 1983 adventure-romance film, set in the 1920s, starring Tom Selleck as a hard-drinking biplane pilot hired by society heiress Eve "Evie" Tozer to find her missing father. The...  more
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    An Innocent Man

    Tom Selleck, Abraham Murphy

    Released1989

    Directed byPeter Yates

    An Innocent Man, is a 1989 crime thriller film directed by Peter Yates, and starring Tom Selleck. The film follows James Rainwood, an airline mechanic sent to prison when framed by crooked police...  more
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    Three Men and a Little Lady

    Tom Selleck, Ted Danson

    Released1990

    Directed byEmile Ardolino

    Three Men and a Little Lady is a 1990 American comedy film, and the sequel to the 1987 film Three Men and a Baby. Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, and Ted Danson reprise the leading roles....  more
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    Her Alibi

    Tom Selleck, Paulina Porizkova

    Released1989

    Directed byBruce Beresford

    Her Alibi is a 1989 American romantic comedy directed by Bruce Beresford, written by Charlie Peters, and starring Tom Selleck, Paulina Porizkova, William Daniels and James Farentino....  more
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    Midway

    Tom Selleck, Charlton Heston

    Released1976

    Directed byJack Smight

    Midway, released in the United Kingdom as Battle of Midway and in the US on video as The Battle of Midway, is a 1976 Technicolor film directed by Jack Smight and produced by Walter Mirisch from a...  more

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    Lassiter

    Jane Seymour, Tom Selleck

    Released1984

    Directed byRoger Young

    Lassiter, also known as The Magnificent Thief, is a 1984 adventure film. Part caper and part espionage, it was set in 1930s London, and starred Tom Selleck and Jane Seymour. The movie was made to...  more
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    Ike: Countdown to D-Day

    Tom Selleck, Gerald McRaney

    Released2004

    Directed byRobert Harmon

    Ike: Countdown to D-Day is a 2004 American television film originally aired on the American television channel A&E, directed by Robert Harmon and written by Lionel Chetwynd. Tom Selleck portrays...  more
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    The Runaway

    Kirstie Alley, Tom Selleck

    Released2000

    Directed byMichael Crichton, Arthur Allan Seidelman

    Runaway is a 1984 science fiction action film starring Tom Selleck, Gene Simmons, Cynthia Rhodes and features Kirstie Alley in one of her early roles....  more
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    Myra Breckinridge

    Raquel Welch, Farrah Fawcett

    Released1970

    Directed byMichael Sarne

    Myra Breckinridge is a 1970 American comedy film based on Gore Vidal's 1968 novel of the same name. The film was directed by Michael Sarne, and featured Raquel Welch in the title role. It also...  more

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    Folks!

    Tom Selleck, Don Ameche

    Released1992

    Directed byTed Kotcheff

    Folks! is a 1992 dark comedy film, directed by Ted Kotcheff and starring Tom Selleck. Its tagline is: "Jon Aldrich is about to come face to face with the most terrifying force known to man...his...  more
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    Superdome

    Tom Selleck, Dick Butkus

    Released1978

    Directed byJerry Jameson

    Superdome is a 1978 made for TV drama movie. It premiered on ABC as part of The ABC Monday Night Movie series and was used to promote Super Bowl XII. The film featured an impressive cast of stars but...  more