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The Best Tommy Lee Jones Characters of All Time 

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Updated October 13, 2018 1.3k votes 199 voters 5.6k views 54 items

List Rules Vote for your favorite Tommy Lee Jones character or performance, which doesn't have to be his best movie.

Tommy Lee Jones characters list, ranked from best to worst along with movie clips when available. These roles are ordered by the number of votes they receive, so only the greatest roles played by Tommy Lee Jones are at the top of the list. This is a list that features items like Agent Kay and Chester Phillips. The ability to play any kind of role is what makes an actor or actress great, and the diversity of the characters listed below is a testament to that. This list includes both movie and TV performances, so you don't have to choose between one or the other.

If you're asking yourself, "Who is the best Tommy Lee Jones character?" or "What are the top Tommy Lee Jones performances of all time?" then this list will help you out.

Do you think the best Tommy Lee Jones performance isn't as high as it should be? Then vote it up so that it can be number one. You can also make your own version of this greatest Tommy Lee Jones roles list by re-ranking it and putting it in your own order.
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Men in Black 3, Men in Black II, Men in Black
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Woodrow F. Call Lonesome Dove
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U.S. Marshals, The Fugitive
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No Country for Old Men
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Under Siege
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Hawk Hawkins Space Cowboys
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Thaddeus Stevens Lincoln
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Ranger Roland Sharp Man of the House
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Captain America: The First Avenger
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Ty Cobb Cobb
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Clay Shaw is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Characters of All Time
JFK
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Travis Lehman Double Jeopardy
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Two Face / Harvey Dent Batman Forever
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Chip Hazard Small Soldiers
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Douglas MacArthur Emperor
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L.T. Bonham The Hunted
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Mike Roark Volcano
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Natural Born Killers
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Col. Hayes 'Hodge' Hodges Rules of Engagement
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Dave Robicheaux In the Electric Mist
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Jake Beerlander House of Cards
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Steve Butler is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Tommy Lee Jones Characters of All Time
Steve Butler Heaven & Earth
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'Reverend' Roy Foltrigg The Client
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George Briggs The Homesman
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Samuel Jones The Missing