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

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The Shadow Riders Tom Selleck, Sam Elliott, Katharine Ross 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 ...more

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Crossfire Trail Tom Selleck, Mark Harmon, Christian Kane 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, ...more

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Monte Walsh Lee Marvin, Jack Palance, Jeanne Moreau 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. ...more

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Jesse Stone: Stone Cold Tom Selleck, Viola Davis, Mimi Rogers 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 ...more

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Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tom Selleck Movies
Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise Tom Selleck, Viola Davis, Mae Whitman 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 ...more

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Jesse Stone: Night Passage is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tom Selleck Movies
Jesse Stone: Night Passage Tom Selleck, Viola Davis, Britt Robertson Jesse Stone: Night Passage is a 2006 tv film directed by Robert Harmon.

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Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost Tom Selleck, Kathy Baker, Saul Rubinek 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 ...more

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Jesse Stone: No Remorse Tom Selleck, Krista Allen, Mae Whitman 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, ...more

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Last Stand at Saber River Tom Selleck, Haley Joel Osment, David Carradine 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 ...more

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Jesse Stone: Thin Ice Tom Selleck, Kathy Baker, William Sadler 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 ...more

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Jesse Stone: Sea Change Tom Selleck, Viola Davis, Sean Young 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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Three Men and a Baby Tom Selleck, Ted Danson, Steve Guttenberg 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 ...more

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An Innocent Man Tom Selleck, Abraham Murphy, Tobin Bell 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 ...more

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High Road to China Tom Selleck, Wilford Brimley, Brian Blessed 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 ...more

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Mr. Baseball Tom Selleck, Frank Thomas, Dennis Haysbert 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 ...more

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Three Men and a Little Lady Tom Selleck, Ted Danson, Steve Guttenberg 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.

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Ike: Countdown to D-Day Tom Selleck, Gerald McRaney, James Remar 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 ...more

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Her Alibi Tom Selleck, Paulina Porizkova, William Daniels 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.

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Midway Tom Selleck, Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda 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 war film directed by Jack Smight and produced by Walter Mirisch ...more

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Lassiter Jane Seymour, Tom Selleck, Bob Hoskins 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 ...more

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Folks! Tom Selleck, Don Ameche, Christine Ebersole 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 ...more

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The Runaway Kirstie Alley, Tom Selleck, Gene Simmons 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.

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In & Out Whoopi Goldberg, Glenn Close, Tom Selleck In & Out is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by Frank Oz and starring Kevin Kline, Tom Selleck, Joan Cusack, Matt Dillon, Debbie Reynolds, and Wilford Brimley. It is an original ...more

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Twelve Mile Road Tom Selleck, Maggie Grace, Anna Gunn Twelve Mile Road is a 2003 drama film based on the New York Times best selling book Mystery Ride by Robert Boswell. The film was directed and written for teleplay by Richard Friedenberg. The ...more

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The Love Letter Ellen DeGeneres, Jack Black, Tom Selleck The Love Letter is a 1999 American romantic comedy film directed by Peter Chan and starring Kate Capshaw. It is based on the novel by Cathleen Schine. The original music score was composed by ...more

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Meet the Robinsons Tom Selleck, Angela Bassett, Adam West Meet the Robinsons is a 2007 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures on March 30, 2007. The 47th animated feature in ...more

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Killers Katherine Heigl, Ashton Kutcher, Usher Killers is a 2010 American romantic comedy action film starring Katherine Heigl, Ashton Kutcher, Tom Selleck and Catherine O'Hara. The film was released in the United States and Canada on June ...more

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Open Season Tom Selleck, Joe Piscopo, Alan Thicke Open Season is a film directed by Robert Wuhl released on May 3, 1996.

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Broken Trust Tom Selleck, Elizabeth McGovern Broken Trust is a 1995 tv film directed by Geoffrey Sax.

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Coma Tom Selleck, Michael Douglas, Ed Harris Coma is a 1978 suspense film based on the 1977 novel of the same name by Robin Cook. The film rights were acquired by director Michael Crichton, and the movie was produced by Martin Erlichmann ...more

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Running Mates Teri Hatcher, Tom Selleck, Faye Dunaway Running Mates is a 2000 American political comedy/drama television film directed by Ron Lagomarsino and starring Tom Selleck. The film follows the presidential election campaign of James Pryce, ...more

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Reversible Errors Tom Selleck, William H. Macy, Shemar Moore Reversible Errors is a 2004 television film based on the novel of the same name by Scott Turow. It was directed by Mike Robe, who previously directed Scott Turow's The Burden of Proof, and stars ...more

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Returning Home Tom Selleck Returning Home is a 1975 film directed by Daniel Petrie.

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Concrete Cowboys Tom Selleck, Barbara Mandrell, Jerry Reed Concrete Cowboys is a 1979 American TV Movie directed by Burt Kennedy and starring Jerry Reed and Tom Selleck. It was also a short-lived 1981 TV series with Jerry Reed reprising his role as J.D. ...more

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Christopher Columbus: The Discovery Catherine Zeta-Jones, Marlon Brando, Tom Selleck Christopher Columbus: The Discovery is a 1992 historical film directed by John Glen. It was the last project developed by the father and son production team of Alexander and Ilya Salkind, and ...more

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Divorce Wars: A Love Story Tom Selleck Divorce Wars: A Love Story is a film directed by Donald Wyre released on Mar 1, 1982.

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The Movie Murderer Tom Selleck The Movie Murderer is a film directed by Boris Sagal released on Feb 2, 1970.

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Superdome Tom Selleck, Dick Butkus, Donna Mills 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 ...more

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A Case of Rape Tom Selleck, Elizabeth Montgomery, William Daniels A Case of Rape is a 1974 television movie starring Elizabeth Montgomery and Ronny Cox. It premiered on NBC on February 20, 1974. The film tells the story of a wife and mother who is raped twice ...more

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Terminal Island Tom Selleck, Marta Kristen, Phyllis Davis Terminal Island, released theatrically in the UK as Knuckle Men, is a 1973 American film directed by Stephanie Rothman. It features an early screen performance by Tom Selleck. Although an ...more

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Myra Breckinridge Raquel Welch, Farrah Fawcett, Tom Selleck 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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Daughters of Satan Tom Selleck, Vic Díaz, Vic Silayan James Robertson buys a painting depicting witches being burned at the stake, one of whom bears an uncanny resemblance to his wife, Chris. Chris, gradually taken over by the personality of the ...more