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List of John Lithgow Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Interstellar (2014)
21
3
Interstellar
PG-13
21
3

In a post-apocalyptic Earth menaced by crop blights and dust storms, physicist Professor Brand sends a team of researchers led by former NASA pilot Cooper to carry frozen human embryos onboard spacecraft Endurance through a wormhole to a distant galaxy with three potentially habitable planets which can be the new home for the human race.

As:
Cast
Role:
Donald
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Adventure
2. All That Jazz (1979)
17
3
All That Jazz
R
17
3

Joe Gideon leads a very chaotic life and due to excessive sex and drugs, he eventually suffers a heart attack. The three women in his life do their best to save his life.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Musical, Comedy, Drama, Music
Star Cast:
3. Terms of Endearment (1983)
15
2
Terms of Endearment
PG
15
2

The multiple Academy Award-winning movie features widowed Aurora Greenway and daughter Emma, who share a deep bond despite their frequent squabbles. Lonely after Emma’s marriage, Aurora finds love with neighbor Garrett. Emma, who is facing marital discord and difficulties in managing children, is diagnosed with terminal cancer. As Garrett breaks up with Aurora, she keeps her pain aside to be with Emma. 

As:
Cast
Director:
James L. Brooks
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
4. Blow Out (1981)
15
2
Blow Out
R
15
2

Blow Out is a mystery thriller film, which tells the story of a sound technician who saves a woman after a car plunges into a creek. However, he could not save the other person, who was a governor running for President. Soon, he realizes that the accident was actually part of a big murder conspiracy.    

As:
Cast
Role:
Burke
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
John Travolta, Dennis Franz, Nancy Allen, Peter Boyden
5. The World According to Garp (1982)
18
2
The World According to Garp
R
18
2

T.S. Garp, the son of nurse Jenny Fields from a dying soldier, grows up with an aptitude for fiction writing and freestyle wrestling. Inspired by him, Jenny, too, forays into writing, earns success in feminist non-fiction, and starts a center for distressed women. This peculiar community of disparate women becomes as much part of Garp’s world as his children and unfaithful wife.

As:
Cast
Role:
Roberta Muldoon
Director:
George Roy Hill
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
6. Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
17
2
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
PG-13
17
2

In this reboot version of the Planet of the Apes series, scientist Will Rodman’s experimental drug for the cure of Alzheimer's disease gives human-like intelligence and emotions to a chimpanzee, Caesar. When Caesar is separated from Will and imprisoned with other apes, he gives the same drug to the them and begins an uprising against humanity.

As:
Cast
Director:
Rupert Wyatt
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
James Franco, Andy Serkis, Freida Pinto, David Oyelowo, Karin Konoval, Terry Notary, Richard Ridings
7. The Accountant (2016)
14
2
The Accountant
R
14
2

An intensely dark and thrilling film that follows the life of Christian Wolff, a certified public accountant who works with criminal and terrorist organizations, The Accountant is also known for its action sequences featuring Pencak silat, an Indonesian martial art.

 

As:
Cast
Director:
Gavin O'Connor
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Drama, Crime
9. Obsession (1976)
13
2
Obsession
PG
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Robert Lasalle
Director:
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Cliff Robertson, Geneviève Bujold, Sylvia Kuumba Williams, Wanda Blackman
10. 2010 (1984)
12
2
2010
PG
12
2

The sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey follows Dr. Heywood Floyd and his teammates as they set out on a joint US-Soviet space mission to Jupiter. The astronauts have to reactivate U.S.S. Discovery’s AI computer, H.A.L. 9000, to find out the cause of Discovery’s failure. They also need to unravel the mystery of the mammoth black monolith in Jupiter’s orbit. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Walter Curnow
Director:
Peter Hyams
Genres:
Adventure, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Mystery
Star Cast:
Helen Mirren, Roy Scheider, Arthur C. Clarke, Keir Dullea
11. Footloose (1984)
16
2
Footloose
PG
16
2

Chicago native Ren MacCormack moves to the small town of Bromont, to find that rock music and dancing are banned inside the town. As Ren starts to rebel and change the town’s view on music and dancing, he begins a relationship with rebellious teen Ariel, whose father Rev. Shaw Moore is the main reason for the ban.

As:
Cast
Role:
Rev. Shaw Moore
Director:
Herbert Ross
Genres:
Drama, Music, Romance
Star Cast:
13. Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
15
2
Twilight Zone: The Movie
PG
15
2

The anthology film is based on the landmark supernatural TV series of the same name (1959-1964), and comprises of remake of three episodes of the original series and one new story, each directed by different stalwart directors. The film’s horror and science-fiction segments, portraying eerie, unsettling situations, include-- prologue, ‘Time Out,’ ‘Kick the Can,’ ‘It’s a good Life,’ ‘Nightmare at 20,000 Feet,’ and epilogue.

As:
Cast
Genres:
Horror, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Dan Aykroyd, Scatman Crothers, Albert Brooks, Vic Morrow, Doug McGrath, Charles Hallahan
14. Memphis Belle (1990)
12
2
Memphis Belle
PG-13
12
2

Memphis Belle is an action war drama film which tells the story of a bomber plane during the Second World War, which is piloted by a young crew. They are assigned a mission to bomb a heavily defended town that causes several casualties to the Allied Forces.     

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Caton-Jones
Genres:
Action, War, Drama
15. The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
12
2
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
PG
12
2

The film which revolves around Buckaroo Banzai and his crime-fighting team who attempt to stop a few evil alien invaders attempting to conquer Earth.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lord John Whorfin / Dr. Emilio Lizardo
Director:
W.D. Richter
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jeff Goldblum, Jonathan Banks, Christopher Lloyd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ellen Barkin, Peter Weller, Jamie Lee Curtis
16. Rich Kids (1979)
10
2
Rich Kids
PG
10
2

Franny and Jamie are two 12-year-old friends from New York’s elite Upper West Side. Franny is going through difficult times as her parents are about to separate. Jamie, whose parents divorced long ago, helps Franny through her low phase by trying to cheer her up. The two are also struggling to cope with their own adolescent feelings and curiosity about opposite sex. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Paul Philips
Director:
Robert M. Young
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kathryn Walker, Terry Kiser, Trini Alvarado, Jeremy Levy
17. I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can (1982)
10
2
I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can
R
10
2

The film is based on memoirs of Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Barbara Gordon. Despite successful career and strong relationship, Barbara’s anxiety issues draw her to tranquilizers. As her dependency on drugs begins to cripple her life, drowning her in deep darkness, she struggles to find her inner strength and battles with debilitating addiction and withdrawal to get back her sanity.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jack Hofsiss
Genres:
Biography, Drama
Star Cast:
Jill Clayburgh, Geraldine Page, Dianne Wiest, Nicol Williamson, Joe Pesci
18. The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)
10
2
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
10
2

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers is a biographical romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of Peter Sellers, a man who is emotionally withdrawn due to the fact that he had an overbearing mother. He faces several problems in his life before he discovers his talent for comedy.

As:
Cast
Role:
Blake Edwards
Director:
Stephen Hopkins
Genres:
Comedy, Biography, Drama, Romance
20. Bombshell (2019)
12
2
Bombshell
R
12
2

Being tired of her boss’s sexual harassment, Gretchen Carlson decides to file a lawsuit against Fox News.  Her bravery encourages several other ambitious and strong women to come forward by risking their careers, leading into a liberation movement.

As:
Cast
Role:
Roger Ailes
Director:
Jay Roach
Genres:
Biography, Drama
21. Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues (1972)
10
2
Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues
R
10
2

A Harvard graduate takes up an assignment of transporting marijuana from Berkeley to Boston. However, things get complicated when his girlfriend is busted with the second load. Along with his friend, he finds himself against a corrupt policeman and a Cuban gangster, while trying to get the load and his girlfriend back.

As:
Cast
Role:
John
Director:
Paul Williams
Genres:
Romance, Thriller, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Durning, Paul Sorvino, Howard Gardner, Robert F. Lyons, Ellen Barber
23. L.A. Story (1991)
11
2
L.A. Story
PG-13
11
2

A TV weatherman working in Los Angeles feels bored with his job as well as his relationship with his girlfriend. His life takes a turn when he begins to receive secret messages from an electronic freeway sign near his home.

As:
Cast
Director:
Mick Jackson
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
24. Love Is Strange (2014)
10
2
Love Is Strange
R
10
2

Love is Strange is a romantic drama film which tells the story of Ben and George, who have been lovers for several years. They eventually decide to get married, but shortly after tying the knot, George loses his teaching job. Therefore they are forced to sell their place, and live separately with others, until they can find affordable housing.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ben Hull
Director:
Ira Sachs
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Alfred Molina, Marisa Tomei, Cheyenne Jackson, Charlie Tahan
25. The Pelican Brief (1993)
12
4
The Pelican Brief
PG-13
12
4

Law student, Darby Shaw, writes a brief with a theory as to why two Supreme Court justices were killed and she herself becomes the target of the assassin. As she is forced to go on the run, she reaches out to reporter Gray Grantham for help and uncovers a conspiracy involving senior Government officials. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Alan J. Pakula
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
26. The Homesman (2014)
10
3
The Homesman
R
10
3

In 1854, strong and independent spinster Mary Bee Cuddy takes on the responsibility of transporting three mentally unstable women in a covered wagon to a church in Iowa, but soon realizes how formidable the task can be. When she saves the life of a claim jumper George Briggs, she asks him to help her transport the women through the perilous harsh Nebraskan territory. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Western
Star Cast:
27. Leap Year (2010)
11
2
Leap Year
PG
11
2

After Anna’s boyfriend keeps failing to ask her for marriage, Anna decides to travel to Ireland and pop the question herself, on February 29th, following an age-old Celtic tradition. However, fate steps in and a series of unfortunate events later she finds true love in the surly Irish innkeeper Declan O'Callaghan. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jack
Director:
Anand Tucker
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Amy Adams, Kaitlin Olson, Matthew Goode, Adam Scott, Noel O'Donovan
28. Dreamgirls (2006)
10
2
Dreamgirls
PG-13
10
2

Adapted from the 1981 Broadway musical of the same name, the story follows the life and struggle three black soul singers, Deena, Effie and Lorrell. Mentored by Curtis Taylor, who later opens his own label, they are soon pushed into spotlight and become a top-selling mainstream pop group; but realize that fame does not come cheap. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Bill Condon
Genres:
Musical, Music, Drama
31. Cliffhanger (1993)
12
2
Cliffhanger
R
12
2

Blaming himself for the accidental death of a mountain-climber, experienced mountain rescuer, Gabe Walker, wishes to quit. After receiving a distress call from stranded hikers, he returns to the mountains. However, his life is at risk as the ‘hikers’ are a group of criminals trying to use his skills to locate their $100million loot scattered around Rocky Mountains during a plane crash. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Qualen
Director:
Renny Harlin
Genres:
Action, Adventure, Thriller
Star Cast:
Sylvester Stallone, Paul Winfield, Michael Rooker, Janine Turner, Rex Linn
32. This Is 40 (2012)
9
2
This Is 40
R
9
2

A spin-off of the movie Knocked Up, the comedy follows Pete and Debbie, whose complicated married lives are under severe stress as they both turn 40. Besides a stale marriage, they also need to contend with financial struggles and two bickering young daughters Charlotte and Sadie, and not kill each other.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
33. Orange County (2002)
10
2
Orange County
PG-13
10
2

After his application is rejected at Stanford University, Shaun finds out that his academic transcript got mixed up with that of another student. Due to his determination to get accepted at the university, Shaun decides to use any means necessary. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Jake Kasdan
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
34. Ricochet (1991)
12
2
Ricochet
R
12
2

Nick Styles is a rookie cop who sends a psychotic contract killer to prison. However, he manages to escape years later, and plans to take revenge on Styles, who is now working as a district attorney.

As:
Cast
Role:
Earl Talbot Blake
Director:
Russell Mulcahy
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
John Amos, Denzel Washington, Kevin Pollak, Lindsay Wagner, Ice-T
35. The Manhattan Project (1986)
12
2
The Manhattan Project
PG-13
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
John Mathewson
Director:
Marshall Brickman
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
Cynthia Nixon, Robert Schenkkan, Paul Austin, Richard Council
36. Raising Cain (1992)
13
2
Raising Cain
R
13
2

Dr. Carter Nix, a renowned child psychologist exhibits signs of being mentally imbalance. He also discovers that Jenny, his wife is having an affair. His obsessive concern over the upbringing of their daughter, Nix's severe personality disorder, murder, revenge and abduction of his own daughter result in a fascinating suspense.

As:
Cast
Role:
Carter / Cain / Dr. Nix / Josh / Margo
Director:
Genres:
Horror, Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Frances Sternhagen, Gregg Henry, Steven Bauer, Lolita Davidovich
37. The Campaign (2012)
10
2
The Campaign
R
10
2

When Democratic Congressman,Cam Brady,accidentally reveals his affair to the public, two corrupt businessmen, Glenn and Wade Motch,pounce upon the opportunity to make tourism director, Marty Huggins, run against Cam. As the political campaigns heat up, both parties stoop to new lows to slander each other and gain victory.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jay Roach
Genres:
Comedy
38. Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)
10
2
Santa Claus: The Movie
PG
10
2

The movie opens in the 14th century and narrates the story of a man named Claus and how he became Santa Claus by delivering toys in his small town. And now in the 20th century, Santa Claus is overwhelmed and fatigued with the ever-growing population and workload.

As:
Cast
Role:
B.Z.
Director:
Jeannot Szwarc
Genres:
Fantasy, Adventure, Family
Star Cast:
Dudley Moore, Burgess Meredith, Judy Cornwell, David Huddleston
39. Beatriz at Dinner (2017)
9
2
Beatriz at Dinner
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Doug
Director:
Miguel Arteta
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Salma Hayek, Connie Britton, Amy Landecker, Jay Duplass
40. Daddy's Home 2 (2017)
9
2
Daddy's Home 2
PG-13
9
2

Daddy’s Home 2 is a Christmas comedy film, which tells the story of Dusty and Brad, who are planning on celebrating a perfect Christmas, along with their children. However, things take a turn, and their plans get ruined, when their fathers visit them unexpectedly. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Don
Director:
Sean Anders
Genres:
Comedy
42. Harry and the Hendersons (1987)
12
2
Harry and the Hendersons
PG
12
2

While returning from a trip in the woods, the Henderson family runs into a Bigfoot. Thinking him to be dead, they take him home, but they are shocked when he awakens. They soon learn that his name is Harry, and that he is a very kind and sensitive being. However, they soon find it difficult to keep his existence a secret, and also fear for his safety. 

As:
Cast
Role:
George Henderson
Director:
William Dear
Genres:
Family, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Don Ameche, David Suchet, Melinda Dillon, Margaret Langrick, Joshua Rudoy
43. Pet Sematary (2019)
11
2
Pet Sematary
R
11
2

When their pet cat dies in an accident, Dr. Louis Creed and his family, who has recently moved to rural Maine, bury the pet in a pet-cemetery near their house. But the strange burial ground deep in the woods soon opens up a series of reactions bringing forth dark forces hidden in the woods, which lead to disastrous consequences for the family.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jud
Director:
Kevin Kolsch, Dennis Widmyer
Genres:
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, Jeté Laurence , Hugo Lavoie
44. Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
9
2
Confessions of a Shopaholic
PG
9
2

Rebecca Bloomwood, a New York City journalist, has run considerable debt with her shopping addiction. Though, she aspires to work for fashion magazine ‘Alette', she lands a job with financial magazine ‘Successful Saving'. She falls for her boss, Luke Brandon, and finds success writing under name ‘The girl in green scarf.’ But can she conquer her addiction to save her career and love-life?

As:
Cast
Director:
P.J. Hogan
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Family
46. Princess Caraboo (1994)
9
2
Princess Caraboo
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Professor Wilkinson
Director:
Michael Austin
Genres:
Comedy, History, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Star Cast:
Jerry Hall, Kevin Kline, Phoebe Cates, Wendy Hughes
48. Hollow Point (1996)
9
2
Hollow Point
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Thomas Livingston
Director:
Sidney J. Furie
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Tia Carrere, Donald Sutherland, Thomas Ian Griffith, David Hemblen
49. New Year's Eve (2011)
10
2
New Year's Eve
PG-13
10
2

The film depicts several intertwined stories involving varied incidents and emotions experienced by different individuals on the night of the New Year’s Eve and highlights different human elements such as love, hope, and forgiveness, second chance and promise. Second of the three romantic comedy films directed by Garry Marshall, it was a huge box office success.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
50. A Good Man in Africa (1994)
8
2
A Good Man in Africa
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Arthur Fanshawe, British High Commissioner
Director:
Bruce Beresford
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sean Connery, Colin Friels, Diana Rigg, Louis Gossett Jr.
51. The Macabre World of Lavender Williams (2009)
11
2
The Macabre World of Lavender Williams
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
God
Director:
Nick Delgado
Genres:
Short, Drama, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Christopher Lloyd, Rex Linn, Lily Jackson, Kelleia Sheerin
52. National Theatre Live: The Magistrate (2012)
12
2
National Theatre Live: The Magistrate
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Timothy Sheader
Star Cast:
Nicholas Blane, Christina Cole, Nicholas Burns, Nancy Carroll
53. Special Effects: Anything Can Happen (1996)
11
2
Special Effects: Anything Can Happen
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Director:
Ben Burtt
Genres:
Documentary, Short
Star Cast:
Jean Bolte, Carl N. Frederick, Paul Huston, Daniel Jeannette
54. Five Days Gone (2010)
10
2
Five Days Gone
10
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Anna Kerrigan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Austin Lysy, Brooke Bloom, Sam Rosen, Anna Kerrigan, Darren Goldstein
55. The Wrong Man (1993)
10
2
The Wrong Man
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Phillip Mills
Director:
Jim McBride
Genres:
Thriller, Romance
Star Cast:
Rosanna Arquette, Jorge Cervera Jr., Kevin Anderson, Ernesto Laguardia
56. Distant Thunder (1988)
9
2
Distant Thunder
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mark Lambert
Director:
Rick Rosenthal
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ralph Macchio, Janet Margolin, Reb Brown, Kerrie Keane
57. Johnny Skidmarks (1998)
8
2
Johnny Skidmarks
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sergeant Larry Skovik
Director:
John Raffo
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Frances McDormand, Jack Black, Peter Gallagher, John Kapelos
58. Out Cold (1989)
9
2
Out Cold
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Malcolm Mowbray
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Teri Garr, Randy Quaid, Alan Blumenfeld, Lisa Blount, Laura Alcalde
59. Love, Cheat & Steal (1993)
8
2
Love, Cheat & Steal
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul Harrington
Director:
William Curran
Genres:
Thriller
Star Cast:
Danny Trejo, Eric Roberts, Donald Moffat, Richard Edson, Mädchen Amick
60. C-Scam (2000)
8
2
C-Scam
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Larry Gelbart
Star Cast:
Hank Azaria, Peter Riegert, Tracey Ullman
61. Mesmerized (1985)
8
1
Mesmerized
PG
8
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Oliver Thompson
Director:
Michael Laughlin
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jodie Foster, Harry Andrews, Michael Murphy, Dan Shor

TV Movie(s)

1. The Day After (1983)
13
2
The Day After
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Huxley
Director:
Nicholas Meyer
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Drama
Star Cast:
Jason Robards, Wayne Knight, John Cullum, JoBeth Williams
2. The Country Girl (1974)
11
2
The Country Girl
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul Unger
Director:
Paul Bogart
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jason Robards, Shirley Knight, George Grizzard, Christopher Murney
5. Mom, the Wolfman and Me (1980)
10
2
Mom, the Wolfman and Me
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Edmond Levy
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Keenan Wynn, Patty Duke, David Birney, Danielle Brisebois
6. Not in Front of the Children (1982)
11
2
Not in Front of the Children
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Richard Carruthers
Director:
Joseph Hardy
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Stephen Elliott, Carol Eve Rossen, Linda Gray, John Getz
7. Big Blonde (1980)
10
2
Big Blonde
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Kirk Browning
Star Cast:
Sally Kellerman, Trey Wilson, Harris Laskawy, Victor Griffin
8. The Glitter Dome (1984)
10
2
The Glitter Dome
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sgt. Martin 'Marty' Wellborn
Director:
Stuart Margolin
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Margot Kidder, James Garner, Stuart Margolin, John Marley
9. Don Quixote (2000)
9
3
Don Quixote
9
3
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Don Quixote de La Mancha / Alonso Quixano
Director:
Peter Yates
Genres:
Adventure, Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Vanessa Lynn Williams, Bob Hoskins, Isabella Rossellini, Vanessa Williams, Lambert Wilson
10. Einstein's Big Idea (2005)
12
2
Einstein's Big Idea
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Gary Johnstone
Genres:
Biography, History, Documentary, Drama
Star Cast:
Christopher Eccleston, Andrew Callaway, Andy Crabbe, Daniel D'Alessandro
11. Baby Girl Scott (1987)
12
2
Baby Girl Scott
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Neil Scott
Director:
John Korty
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ronny Cox, Mimi Kennedy, Mary Beth Hurt, Linda Kelsey
13. Resting Place (1986)
10
2
Resting Place
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Maj. Kendall Laird
Director:
John Korty
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Morgan Freeman, Richard Bradford, CCH Pounder, G.D. Spradlin
14. Redwood Curtain (1995)
9
2
Redwood Curtain
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Laird Riordan
Director:
John Korty
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lea Salonga, Jeff Daniels, Catherine Hicks, Debra Monk
15. My Brother's Keeper (1995)
10
2
My Brother's Keeper
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Tom Bradley / Bob Bradley
Director:
Glenn Jordan
Genres:
Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Brian Doyle-Murray, Veronica Cartwright, Richard Masur, Annette O'Toole
16. The Boys (1991)
10
2
The Boys
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Artie Margulies
Director:
Glenn Jordan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Woods, Eve Gordon, Alan Rosenberg, Joanna Gleason
17. Traveling Man (1989)
9
3
Traveling Man
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Ben Cluett
Director:
Irvin Kershner
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Chynna Phillips, John Glover, Jonathan Silverman, John M. Jackson
18. Ivory Hunters (1990)
8
2
Ivory Hunters
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Robert Carter
Director:
Joseph Sargent
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
James Earl Jones, Isabella Rossellini, Tony Todd, Olek Krupa

Animation(s)

Shrek (2001)
Shrek
TV-PG
Plot:

Grumpy ogre Shrek's blissful solitude is interrupted when a host of fairy creatures, including a talkative Donkey, are banished to his swamp by the diminutive Lord Farquaad. As Shrek attempts to complain, Farquaad, a scheming ruler planning to become a king, assigns him to rescue Princess Fiona from a tower guarded by a fire-breathing dragon.

As:
Cast
Role:
Lord Farquaad (voice)
Director:
Vicky Jenson, Andrew Adamson
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure, Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble (1993)
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Director:
Gene Deitch
Genres:
Animation, Short
Star Cast:
Jorge Pupo
Bark, George (2003)
Bark, George
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Director:
Gene Deitch
Genres:
Animation, Short
Officer Buckle and Gloria (1997)
Officer Buckle and Gloria
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Director:
Christopher P. Larson
Genres:
Family, Short, Animation
Star Cast:
Cindy Cardozo, Melanie Gagne, Paul Gagne, Renée Howard
Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party (2001)
Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party
As:
Cast
Director:
Vicky Jenson, Andrew Adamson
Genres:
Short, Family, Romance, Comedy, Music, Animation
Star Cast:
Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Christopher Knights, Guillaume Aretos, John Bisom
Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories (1992)
Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Director:
Ray Messecar
Genres:
Short, Animation, Family
The Country Mouse & the City Mouse: A Christmas Tale (1993)
The Country Mouse & the City Mouse: A Christmas Tale
As:
Cast
Role:
Alexander (voice)
Director:
Michael Sporn
Genres:
Family, Animation, Short, Drama
Star Cast:
Crystal Gayle, Jacy DeFilippo, Merwin Goldsmith, Alexander C. Iwachiw
The Jungle Bunch 2: The Great Treasure Quest (2014)
The Jungle Bunch 2: The Great Treasure Quest
As:
Cast
Director:
Julien Fournet, Ezra Weisz
Genres:
Animation, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Erin Fitzgerald, André Gordon, Reba Buhr, Mike David
Shrek 4-D (2003)
Shrek 4-D
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Role:
Ghost of Farquaad (voice)
Director:
Simon J. Smith
Genres:
Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Family, Short
Star Cast:
Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers, Christopher Knights
Rugrats in Paris: The Movie - Rugrats II (2000)
Rugrats in Paris: The Movie - Rugrats II
G
Plot:

A group of not so obedient toddlers, Rugrats, go to explore Paris. While they roam around and travel from Eiffel Tower to Notre Dame, they learn new and valuable lessons about love, loyalty and trust.

As:
Cast
Director:
Stig Bergqvist, Paul Demeyer
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Animation, Romance, Family
The Amazing Bone (1985)
The Amazing Bone
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Director:
Michael Sporn
Genres:
Short, Animation

TV Shows and Videos

Nova (1974)
Nova
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Genres:
Biography, Documentary
Star Cast:
Courtney B. Vance, Jay O. Sanders, Will Lyman, Neil Ross
Dexter (2006)
Dexter
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Director:
Steve Shill, Tim Hunter, Ernest R. Dickerson, John Dahl, Michael Lehmann
Genres:
Crime, Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
The Crown (2016)
The Crown
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Daldry, Philip Martin, Benjamin Caron
Genres:
History, Drama
Star Cast:
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Kid-Size Concert (1990)
Kid-Size Concert
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Host
Genres:
Family, Short
3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
3rd Rock from the Sun
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Dick Solomon (139 episodes, 1996-2001)
Director:
Terry Hughes, Robert Berlinger, James Burrows
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Perry Mason (2020)
Perry Mason
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Role:
Elias Birchard 'E.B.' Jonathan
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (2013)
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland
TV-PG
As:
Cast
Director:
Romeo Tirone, Ralph Hemecker
Genres:
Mystery, Adventure, Romance, Drama, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Millie Bobby Brown, Whoopi Goldberg, Keith David, Naveen Andrews, Peter Gadiot
Twenty Good Years (2006)
Twenty Good Years
As:
Cast
Role:
John Mason (13 episodes, 2006-2008)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jane Leeves, Jeffrey Tambor, Judith Light, Tamlyn Tomita

John Lithgow Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Dexter Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 2010
3rd Rock from the Sun Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical 1997
Primetime Emmy Awards
The Crown Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series 2017
Dexter Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series 2010
3rd Rock from the Sun Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series 1999
3rd Rock from the Sun Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series 1997
3rd Rock from the Sun Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series 1996
Amazing Stories Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series 1986