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The Best Tom Skerritt Movies  

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

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Notable directors that have worked with Tom Skerritt include names like Robert Altman, Ridley Scott and Garry Marshall.

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Ally Sheedy, Beverly DAngelo, Valerie Perrine
Maid to Order is an American 1987 comedy/fantasy film starring Ally Sheedy.
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Demi Moore, Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez
Wisdom is a 1986 American romantic crime film written and directed by its star Emilio Estevez in his filmmaking debut. The film also stars Demi Moore, along with Tom Skeritt and Veronica ...more
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Hayley Mills, Brian Keith, Tom Skerritt
The Parent Trap II is a 1986 television film. It is a continuation to the Walt Disney Pictures 1961 film, The Parent Trap. It aired on July 26, 1986 on The Disney Channel as a part of the ...more
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Ellen Barkin, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong
Up in Smoke, directed by Lou Adler, is Cheech & Chong's first feature-length film, released in 1978 by Paramount Pictures. It stars Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Edie Adams, Strother Martin, ...more
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Ellen Burstyn, Tom Skerritt, Gordon Pinsent
Silence of the North is a 1981 semi-autobiographical Canadian film of author Olive Frederickson, taken from the book of the same name. The film stars Tom Skerritt as her first husband Walter ...more
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Naomi Watts, Tom Skerritt, Brian Kerwin
The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer is a thriller/drama TV film that first aired in 1999 in two parts. It starred Kevin Anderson, Naomi Watts and Tom Skerritt. Anderson plays 1970s activist and ...more
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Lindsay Wagner, Joanna Cassidy, Tom Skerritt
Nightmare at Bittercreek is a 1988 film directed by Tim Burstall. Phoenix Entertainment Group and Swanton Films produced the film. The VHS version was distributed by Lions Gate Entertainment, ...more
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Raquel Welch, Burt Reynolds, Yul Brynner
Fuzz is a 1972 film directed by Richard A. Colla.
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Paul Giamatti, Eddie Vedder, Chris Cornell
Singles is a 1992 American romantic comedy film written, co-produced, and directed by Cameron Crowe. The film stars Bridget Fonda, Campbell Scott, Kyra Sedgwick, and Matt Dillon.
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Jennifer Garner, Erika Eleniak, Cicely Tyson
Aftershock: Earthquake in New York is a 1999 miniseries that was broadcast in the United States on CBS in two parts, with the first part aired on November 14 and the second on November 16. It ...more
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Your Love Never Fails is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Tom Skerritt Movies
Your Love Never Fails Victoria Pratt, Tracey Gold, John Schneider
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Marg Helgenberger, Lesley Ann Warren, Tom Skerritt
Hearts on Fire is a 1992 TV movie Directed by Jeff Bleckner and Written by Alan Hines & Joyce Eliason.
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Tom Skerritt, Paul Gross, Clark Johnson
The Trojan Horse is a Canadian political drama two-part miniseries that first aired on CBC Television on 30 March 2008. It is a sequel to the 2004 miniseries, H₂O. It starred Paul Gross, Greta ...more
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Joaquin Phoenix, Kelly Preston, Lea Thompson
SpaceCamp is a 1986 American space adventure film based on a book by Patrick Bailey and Larry B. Williams and inspired by the U.S. Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama. Directed by Harry Winer from ...more
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Lara Flynn Boyle, Heather O'Rourke, Nancy Allen
Poltergeist III is a 1988 American horror film. It is the third and final entry in the Poltergeist film series. Writers Michael Grais and Mark Victor, who wrote the screenplay for the first two ...more
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Shannen Doherty, Gina Gershon, Randy Quaid
Category 7: The End of the World is a 2005 four-hour television film miniseries that was broadcast in the United States on CBS in two parts, the first part aired on November 6 and the second on ...more
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Louise Fletcher, Shelley Duvall, Keith Carradine
Thieves Like Us is a 1974 film directed by Robert Altman and starring Keith Carradine and Shelley Duvall. The film was based on the novel Thieves Like Us by Edward Anderson, which was also the ...more
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Dougray Scott, Tom Skerritt, Vlasta Vrána
Dougray Scott essays the role of author Robert Louis Stevenson's maniacal medico in director Paolo Barzman's retelling of the classic gothic tale. A highly regarded physician who dedicates all ...more
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Ashton Kutcher, Usher, Alfred Molina
Texas Rangers is a 2001 United States drama/western film directed by Steve Miner. It is about a group of Texas Rangers.
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Robert Redford, Francis Ford Coppola, Sydney Pollack
War Hunt is a 1962 war film starring John Saxon, Robert Redford and Charles Aidman. The film was directed by Denis Sanders, produced by his brother, Terry Sanders for T-D Enterprises, and ...more
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Bryan Cranston, Paul Wesley, Ivana Miličević
Fallen is a 2006 ABC Family miniseries based on the four-book series of novels by Thomas Sniegoski The Fallen, and broken into three parts. The first part was originally advertised as an ...more
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Linda Evans, Vera Miles, Walter Brennan
Those Calloways is a 1965 American family drama film, adapted from the 1950 children's novel Swiftwater by Paul Annixter. The film was produced by Disney and directed by Norman Tokar. It was the ...more
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Bernadette Peters, James Earl Jones, Frankie Muniz
A boy en route to a quiet Georgia town with his mother is taken in by two employees of the local bus depot after his mother disappears. He grows up in the community pretending to be deaf and ...more
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Kris Kristofferson, Tom Skerritt, Peter Coyote
Two for Texas is a 1998 television movie written by James Lee Burke and directed by Rod Hardy.
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Patti LuPone, Yaphet Kotto, Tom Skerritt
Fighting Back is a 1982 vigilante film written by Thomas Hedley Jr and David Zelag Goodman. The film was directed by Lewis Teague and takes place on the streets of Philadelphia starring Tom ...more