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List of Timothy Francis Robbins Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
14
3
The Shawshank Redemption
R
14
3

Andy Dufresne is wrongly convicted and sentenced to two consecutive life terms in the Shawshank prison for the murders of his wife and her lover. The Shawshank Redemption depicts how Andy tackles the brutal confines of the prison, and also how he earns the respect of his fellow inmates.

As:
Cast
Role:
Andy Dufresne
Director:
Frank Darabont
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Morgan Freeman, James Whitmore, Clancy Brown, Tim Robbins, Bob Gunton, William Sadler
2. Mystic River (2003)
12
2
Mystic River
R
12
2

Dave, a blue-collar worker who was abducted and sexually abused as a child 25 years earlier, is the prime suspect after the daughter of his neighborhood friend, ex-con Jimmy, is found dead. While their childhood friend Sean, now a homicide detective, investigating the crime, Jimmy takes law in his own hand by launching a separate investigation.

As:
Cast
Role:
Dave Boyle
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
4. Elena (2012)
12
2
Elena
12
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Petra Costa
Genres:
Documentary, Biography, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Li An, Elena Andrade, Petra Costa
5. The Player (1992)
11
2
The Player
TV-MA
11
2

The Player is an American satirical black comedy film, which tells the story of Hollywood film producer Griffin Mill, who starts receiving threats anonymously. However, he is certain that David, a scriptwriter is behind it. He invites the latter to sort things out, but things take an ugly turn, and he ends up murdering him.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Griffin Mill
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Comedy
7. High Fidelity (2000)
11
2
High Fidelity
R
11
2

Rob Gordon, a struggling vinyl record store owner and compulsive list-maker, is yet again ditched by his current girlfriend Laura for refusing to commit. He decides to make a list of his top five breakups and seeks out his previous partners in an attempt to understand his failures in making those relationships work.

As:
Cast
Director:
Stephen Frears
Genres:
Music, Comedy, Romance, Drama
8. Jacob's Ladder (1990)
11
2
Jacob's Ladder
R
11
2

Vietnam War Veteran, Jacob Singer, is bayoneted during an attack and returns home to find his sanity gradually disintegrating. With hallucinations and fragmented visions haunting him, Jacob tries to find the truth and uncovers a much deeper conspiracy involving an experimental drug called Ladder.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jacob
Director:
Adrian Lyne
Genres:
Drama, Horror, Mystery
Star Cast:
Macaulay Culkin, Ving Rhames, Danny Aiello, Jason Alexander, Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Matt Craven
9. Dead Man Walking (1995)
11
2
Dead Man Walking
R
11
2

Poncelet is awaiting execution for rape and murder of a teenage couple. As the day of his execution nears he writes to Sister Helen Prejean, hoping that she will help him with his appeal. Based on a true incident, the story focuses on Sister Prejean’s interaction with Poncelet and how she guided the arrogant and remorseless man to open admission of his crime and acceptance divine forgiveness. . 

As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Tim Robbins
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Susan Sarandon, Eva Amurri, Sean Penn, Jack Black, Celia Weston, Raymond J. Barry
10. The Secret Life of Words (2005)
11
2
The Secret Life of Words
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Josef
Director:
Isabel Coixet
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Julie Christie, Tim Robbins, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Sarah Polley, Danny Cunningham
11. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
11
2
The Hudsucker Proxy
PG
11
2

Conspiring board member Sidney J. Mussburger decides to take control of Hudsucker Industries. To do so he hires graduate, Norville Barnes, thinking him to be stupid, to devalue the company’s stock. But things don’t go according to plan when Norville’s latest invention increases the value and undercover reporter Amy Archer finds out about Mussburger’s villainous plans. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Norville Barnes
Director:
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Drama
12. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
11
2
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
PG-13
11
2

In 1970s San Diego, Ron Burgundy is a highly successful news anchorman in male-dominated Channel 4. However, the arrival of Veronica Corningstone, an ambitious woman aspiring to be a newswoman, changes the entire scenario. Ron becomes increasingly resentful of Veronica’s success beginning a fierce rivalry between the two.

As:
Cast
Director:
Adam McKay
Genres:
Comedy
13. Arlington Road (1999)
11
2
Arlington Road
R
11
2

Michael Faraday losts his wife Leah, an FBI agent, in the line of duty. When he starts suspecting, his new neighbors Oliver and Cheryl Lang might be involved in a right-wing terrorist plot against the U.S. Government, his suspicions are dismissed as paranoia. But the Langs might have more sinister plans for him. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Oliver Lang
Director:
Mark Pellington
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Jeff Bridges, Joan Cusack, Hope Davis, Tim Robbins, Robert Gossett
14. Bull Durham (1988)
11
2
Bull Durham
R
11
2

Bull Durham is a romantic comedy sports film, which tells the story of Crash Davis, a veteran catcher in baseball, who is hired to coach Ebby Calvin LaLoosh,  a beginner who is quite dim-witted. Both of them eventually get involved with a fan named Annie Savoy. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Ebby Calvin 'Nuke' LaLoosh
Director:
Ron Shelton
Genres:
Sport, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, Robert Wuhl, Trey Wilson
15. The Sure Thing (1985)
11
2
The Sure Thing
PG-13
11
2

The Sure Thing is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of Gib, who decides to meet his friend in California, who has arranged a meeting for him with a beautiful girl. He travels to California but he is forced to ride with Alison, a girl with whom he doesn’t have a very good relationship.

As:
Cast
Role:
Gary Cooper
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Anthony Edwards, John Cusack, Tim Robbins, Daphne Zuniga, Boyd Gaines
16. The Lucky Ones (2008)
11
2
The Lucky Ones
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Cheaver
Director:
Neil Burger
Genres:
Drama, War, Comedy
Star Cast:
Rachel McAdams, Tim Robbins, Michael Peña, Molly Hagan, Mark L. Young
18. Top Gun (1986)
10
2
Top Gun
PG
10
2

Reckless and impulsive ace pilot Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell is accepted into the Naval Fighter Weapons School, where he alienates other elite students with his attitude. As he competes for the TOPGUN Trophy with his calm rival Tom 'Iceman' Kazansky, he is also vying for the attention of the beautiful astrophysicist and civilian instructor Charlotte Blackwood.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Action, Romance
Star Cast:
20. Yi jiu si er (2012)
10
2
Yi jiu si er
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Xiaogang Feng
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Adrien Brody, Wei Fan, Guoli Zhang, Hanyu Zhang, Yuanzheng Feng
21. Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
10
2
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
R
10
2

Musicians JB and KG are on the cusp of becoming one of the greatest rock bands ever if they can find the legendary ‘pick of destiny’, which has supernatural powers. Unfortunately, the guitar pick is actually a piece of Satan’s tooth who wants it back to regain full power. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Liam Lynch
Genres:
Adventure, Musical, Music, Comedy
22. A Perfect Day (2015)
10
2
A Perfect Day
R
10
2

A Perfect Day is a war drama film which tells the story of aid workers who discover and try to retrieve a man’s body from a well, before it can contaminate the water.

As:
Cast
Role:
B
Director:
Fernando León de Aranoa
Genres:
War, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Olga Kurylenko, Benicio Del Toro, Tim Robbins, Mélanie Thierry, Fedja Stukan
23. Nothing to Lose (1997)
10
2
Nothing to Lose
R
10
2

Nick Beam, an advertising executive, discovers that his wife is having an affair with his boss. He takes his car and sets off on a reckless ride to nowhere, but gets carjacked by a young guy.  However, a friendship slowly develops between the two. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Nick Beam
Director:
Steve Oedekerk
Genres:
Comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime
Star Cast:
Martin Lawrence, Kelly Preston, Tim Robbins, John C. McGinley, Giancarlo Esposito
24. Catch a Fire (2006)
10
2
Catch a Fire
PG-13
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Col. Nic Vos
Director:
Phillip Noyce
Genres:
Drama, Biography, History
Star Cast:
Tim Robbins, Derek Luke, Tumisho Masha, Bonnie Henna, Mncedisi Shabangu
25. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
10
2
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
TV-14
10
2

British spy Austin Powers realises that his wife Vanessa is a fembot who has been sent by Dr Evil to kill him. Moreover, Dr Evil has travelled back in time to 1969 and stolen Powers’ mojo. He also has plans to threaten the world using a laser on the Moon. Powers, along with Felicity Shagwell, must now travel back in time to recover his mojo and save the world.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jay Roach
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Crime, Action
26. War of the Worlds (2005)
10
2
War of the Worlds
PG-13
10
2

A Steven Spielberg thriller based on an H.G. Wells novel of the same name, War of the Worlds, stars Tom Cruise and Dakota Fanning, who try to survive an alien invasion. As extraterrestrial tripods hunt human beings for their blood and tissue, a divorced father faces numerous obstacles as he tries to reach the safety of his ex-wife’s parents’ home.

As:
Cast
Role:
Harlan Ogilvy
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Thriller, Sci-Fi
27. City of Ember (2008)
10
2
City of Ember
PG
10
2

For generations, the City of Ember used to flourish in a wonderful world of glittering lights. However, its powerful generator starts failing eventually, and the great lamps illuminating the city start to flicker. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Loris Harrow
Director:
Gil Kenan
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Family, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Martin Landau, Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan, David Ryall, Harry Treadaway, Mary Kay Place
28. Jungle Fever (1991)
10
2
Jungle Fever
R
10
2

Jungle Fever is a romantic drama film which tells the story of Flipper, an African American lawyer who begins an affair with his secretary. His wife throws him out of the house, when she comes to know about this. Soon he decides to begin courting his mistress, although other people don’t approve of this.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance
29. Thanks for Sharing (2012)
10
2
Thanks for Sharing
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Mike
Director:
Stuart Blumberg
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Josh Gad, Gwyneth Paltrow, Mark Ruffalo, Tim Robbins, Joely Richardson
30. Human Nature (2001)
10
2
Human Nature
R
10
2

Human Nature is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of an obsessive scientist, and a female naturalist whose lives take an interesting turn after they discover a man who was born and raised in the wild.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Nathan Bronfman
Director:
Michel Gondry
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
31. Marjorie Prime (2017)
10
2
Marjorie Prime
10
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Michael Almereyda
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance
Star Cast:
Jon Hamm, Tim Robbins, Geena Davis, Hannah Gross, Stephanie Andujar
32. Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
9
2
Zathura: A Space Adventure
PG
9
2

As the two brothers, Walter and Danny, start playing Zathura, a mysterious board game found in the basement, their entire home along with teenage sister, Lisa ,hurtles into the outer space. Each move of the game unfolds a new hazard. Amidst meteors, robots, hostile aliens they meet an astronaut who helps them as the siblings work together to find their way home.   

As:
Cast
Role:
Dad
Director:
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Josh Hutcherson, Frank Oz, Kristen Stewart, Tim Robbins, Jonah Bobo, Dax Shepard
33. I.Q. (1994)
9
2
I.Q.
PG
9
2

This romantic comedy film tells the story of a young mechanic who falls for a young mathematician who is the niece of the renowned scientist Albert Einstein. Soon, Einstein helps the young man in winning his niece’s heart.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Ed Walters
Director:
Fred Schepisi
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
34. Code 46 (2003)
9
2
Code 46
R
9
2

This science fiction romantic thriller film takes us to a dystopian future where William Gold, an insurance fraud investigator is hired to investigate a forgery in Shanghai. He starts falling for Maria Gonzalez, the woman who is in charge of the forgeries. Therefore, he names a coworker as the culprit and returns home. Sometime later, he is sent again to investigate, when one of Maria’s customers is found dead.

As:
Cast
Role:
William Geld
Director:
Michael Winterbottom
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Romance, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Archie Panjabi, Kristin Scott Thomas, Essie Davis, Tim Robbins, Togo Igawa, Samantha Morton, Nabil Elouahabi
36. Noise (2007)
9
2
Noise
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
David Owen
Director:
Henry Bean
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Margarita Levieva, Bridget Moynahan, Tim Robbins, William Hurt, Gabrielle Brennan
37. Five Corners (1987)
9
2
Five Corners
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Harry
Director:
Tony Bill
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Jodie Foster, Tim Robbins, John Turturro, Todd Graff, Michael R. Howard
38. Antitrust (2001)
9
2
Antitrust
PG-13
9
2

After graduating from college, Milo finds himself at his dream job writing software for a multi-billion dollar computer company. The founder of the company, whom he always looked up to, is now his personal mentor. However, he soon starts uncovering some dark secrets about the company.

As:
Cast
Role:
Gary Winston
Director:
Peter Howitt
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Rachael Leigh Cook, Tim Robbins, Claire Forlani, Ryan Phillippe, Douglas McFerran
39. Miss Firecracker (1989)
9
2
Miss Firecracker
PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Delmount Williams
Director:
Thomas Schlamme
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mary Steenburgen, Holly Hunter, Ann Wedgeworth, Tim Robbins, Scott Glenn
40. No Small Affair (1984)
9
2
No Small Affair
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jerry Schatzberg
Genres:
Music, Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jeffrey Tambor, Demi Moore, George Wendt, Elizabeth Daily, Jon Cryer, Peter Frechette
41. Welcome to Me (2014)
9
2
Welcome to Me
R
9
2

Welcome to Me is a comedy drama film which tells the story of Alice Kleig, who is mentally unbalanced, and lives on disability benefits. Her life takes a turn when she wins a lottery of $ 86 million. She quits her medication and buys a talk show to broadcast her bizarre opinions on various subjects.    

As:
Cast
Director:
Shira Piven
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
42. Life of Crime (2013)
9
2
Life of Crime
R
9
2

Life of Crime is a black comedy film which tells the story of a corrupt real estate developer, whose wife is kidnapped by two amateur criminals. However, he refuses to pay the ransom of $1 million dollars. This makes the situation quite complicated.

As:
Cast
Director:
Daniel Schechter
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Will Forte, Isla Fisher, Jennifer Aniston, Yasiin Bey, Mark Boone Junior
43. Tapeheads (1988)
9
2
Tapeheads
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Josh Tager
Director:
Bill Fishman
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Courtney Love, Connie Stevens, John Cusack, Clu Gulager, Tim Robbins, Mary Crosby
44. Green Lantern (2011)
8
2
Green Lantern
PG-13
8
2

A dying Abin Sur appoints Hal Jordan, a confident test pilot, his successor in the intergalactic police force, Green Lantern Corps, and gives him the ring with superpowers. Hal now has to face a sinister villain Parallax, save the earth from destruction and in process earn the respect of the other Green Lanterns.

As:
Cast
Role:
Hammond
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action
Star Cast:
45. Mission to Mars (2000)
8
2
Mission to Mars
PG
8
2

The first manned mission to Mars ends in disaster when after landing, Commander Luke Graham, gets sucked into a giant opening with a humanoid face. When the rescue mission Mars II reaches Luke on the red planet, they decide to investigate the opening and discover the origins of humanity. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Woody Blake
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Star Cast:
Don Cheadle, Connie Nielsen, Gary Sinise, Tim Robbins, Armin Mueller-Stahl
46. Toy Soldiers (1984)
8
2
Toy Soldiers
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
David Fisher
Genres:
Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Tim Robbins, Cleavon Little, Jason Miller, Terri Garber, Rodolfo de Anda
50. Fraternity Vacation (1985)
8
2
Fraternity Vacation
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Larry "Mother" Tucker
Director:
James Frawley
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Britt Ekland, Tim Robbins, Leigh McCloskey, Cameron Dye, Sheree J. Wilson
52. Howard the Duck (1986)
7
1
Howard the Duck
PG
7
1

Howard is a sarcastic humanoid duck who comes to Earth from a different planet. He soon unites with a geeky scientist and a struggling singer to stop an alien invasion.

As:
Cast
Role:
Phil Blumburtt
Director:
Willard Huyck
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Lea Thompson, Jeffrey Jones, Tim Robbins, Ed Gale, Chip Zien
53. Hot Winter: A Film by Dick Pierre (2017)
12
2
Hot Winter: A Film by Dick Pierre
12
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Jack Henry Robbins
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Short
Star Cast:
Nunzio Randazzo, Apolla Asteria, Rachael Bower, Chandra Brenner, Kevin Clough
54. The Big Fix (2012)
12
2
The Big Fix
12
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Rebecca Harrell Tickell, Joshua Tickell
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Peter Fonda, Amy Smart, Rebecca Harrell Tickell, Jean-Michel Cousteau, Joshua Tickell
55. The Typewriter, the Rifle & the Movie Camera (1996)
12
2
The Typewriter, the Rifle & the Movie Camera
12
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Adam Simon
Genres:
Biography, Documentary
Star Cast:
Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino, Jim Jarmusch, Tim Robbins, Samuel Fuller
56. The Day My God Died (2003)
12
2
The Day My God Died
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Narrator (voice)
Director:
Andrew Levine
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Winona Ryder, Tim Robbins, Anuradha Koirala
57. The Spectre of Hope (2002)
11
2
The Spectre of Hope
11
2
As:
Producer
Director:
Paul Carlin
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
John Berger, Sebastião Salgado

TV Movie(s)

1. Quarterback Princess (1983)
10
2
Quarterback Princess
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Noel Black
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Helen Hunt, Tim Robbins, Don Murray, Dana Elcar, Barbara Babcock
2. Cinema Verite (2011)
10
2
Cinema Verite
TV-14
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bill Loud
Director:
Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Gandolfini, Diane Lane, Tim Robbins, Johnny Simmons, Kaitlyn Dever
3. Malice in Wonderland (1985)
10
2
Malice in Wonderland
10
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Gus Trikonis
Genres:
Drama, Biography, Comedy
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Taylor, Tim Robbins, Joyce Van Patten, Jane Alexander, Richard Dysart
4. Possible Side Effects (2009)
9
2
Possible Side Effects
9
2
As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Tim Robbins
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eva Amurri, Eva Amurri Martino, Ellen Burstyn, Sarita Choudhury, Josh Lucas, Jason Butler Harner

Animation(s)

TV Shows and Videos

Ultimate Ultimate (2017)
Ultimate Ultimate
As:
Producer
Star Cast:
Piper Reese, Michaela Rose Haas, James Morosini, Nathaniel Salisbury, John Palmer
The Brink (2015)
The Brink
TV-MA
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Role:
Walter Larson (10 episodes, 2015)
Director:
Michael Lehmann
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Carla Gugino, Rob Brydon, Jack Black, Tim Robbins, Pablo Schreiber, Maribeth Monroe, Aasif Mandvi
Bruce Springsteen: The Complete Video Anthology 1978-2000 (2001)
Bruce Springsteen: The Complete Video Anthology 1978-2000
As:
Director
Director:
Brian De Palma, Sean Penn, Adam Bernstein, Tim Robbins, Jonathan Demme
Genres:
Biography, Music, Documentary
Star Cast:
Courteney Cox, Clarence Clemons, Bruce Springsteen, Roy Bittan, Danny Federici
The Making of 'The Pick of Destiny' (2007)
The Making of 'The Pick of Destiny'
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Liam Lynch
Genres:
Documentary
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Liam Lynch, JR Reed, Tim Robbins, Troy Gentile
At Ease (1983)
At Ease
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ken Norton, Bob Saget, Tim Robbins, Richard Jaeckel, Roger Bowen
Here and Now (2018)
Here and Now
TV-MA
As:
Cast
Role:
Greg Boatwright (10 episodes, 2018)
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Holly Hunter, Tim Robbins, Daniel Zovatto, Jerrika Hinton, Raymond Lee
Queens Supreme (2003)
Queens Supreme
As:
Director
Director:
Matthew Penn, Jace Alexander, David Platt, John Patterson, Adam Bernstein
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Idris Elba, Sarah Wayne Callies, Alan Ruck, Kyra Sedgwick, Oliver Platt, Annabella Sciorra, Robert Loggia
Embedded (2005)
Embedded
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Director:
Tim Robbins
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tim Robbins, Brent Hinkley, V.J. Foster, Jay R. Martinez, Kate Mulligan