The best John Hillerman’s movies

John Hillerman

John Hillerman

20/12/1932- 09/11/2017
We present our ranking of the best John Hillerman’s movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about John Hillerman.
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Chinatown

Chinatown
8.1/10
Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together.

Blazing Saddles

Blazing Saddles
7.7/10
  • Genre: ComedyWestern
  • Release: 07/02/1974
  • Character: Howard Johnson
A town—where everyone seems to be named Johnson—stands in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, robber baron Hedley Lemar sends his henchmen to make life in the town unbearable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor, so Hedley convinces him to send the town the first black sheriff in the west.

High Plains Drifter

High Plains Drifter
7.4/10
A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago. After gunning down three gunmen who tried to kill him, the townsfolk decide to hire the Stranger to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.

Paper Moon

Paper Moon
8.1/10
  • Genre: ComedyCrimeDrama
  • Release: 09/05/1973
  • Character: Deputy Hardin / Jess Hardin
During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl—who may or may not be his daughter—and the two forge an unlikely partnership.

History of the World: Part I

History of the World: Part I
6.8/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 12/06/1981
  • Character: Rich Man - The French Revolution
An uproarious version of history that proves nothing is sacred – not even the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the Spanish Inquisition.

The Last Picture Show

The Last Picture Show
8/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 03/10/1971
  • Character: English teacher
High school seniors and best friends, Sonny and Duane, live in a dying Texas town. The handsome Duane is dating a local beauty, while Sonny is having an affair with the coach's wife. As graduation nears and both boys contemplate their futures. Duane eyes the army and Sonny takes over a local business. Each struggles to figure out if he can escape this dead-end town and build a better life somewhere else.

The Day of the Locust

The Day of the Locust
6.9/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 07/05/1975
  • Character: Ned Grote
Hollywood, 1930s. Tod Hackett, a young painter who tries to make his way as an art director in the lurid world of film industry, gets infatuated with his neighbor Faye Greener, an aspiring actress who prefers the life that Homer Simpson, a lone accountant, can offer her.

What's Up, Doc?

What's Up, Doc?
7.7/10
  • Genre: ComedyRomance
  • Release: 09/03/1972
  • Character: Hotel Manager
The accidental mix-up of four identical plaid overnight bags leads to a series of increasingly wild and wacky situations.

A Very Brady Sequel

A Very Brady Sequel
5.9/10
  • Genre: ComedyFamily
  • Release: 23/08/1996
  • Character: Dr. Whitehead
A man claiming to be Carol Brady's long-lost first husband, Roy Martin, shows up at the suburban Brady residence one evening. An impostor, the man is actually determined to steal the Bradys' familiar horse statue, a $20-million ancient Asian artifact.

Audrey Rose

Audrey Rose
5.8/10
A man is convinced that a young girl is the reincarnation of his own daughter Audrey Rose, who died in a fiery car accident, along with his wife, two minutes before the girl was born.

Lawman

Lawman
7/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 11/03/1971
  • Character: Totts
While passing through the town of Bannock, a bunch of drunken cattlemen go overboard with their celebrating and accidentally kill an old man with a stray shot. They return home to Sabbath unaware of his death. Bannock lawman Jered Maddox later arrives there to arrest everyone involved on a charge of murder. Sabbath is run by land baron Vince Bronson, a benevolent despot, who, upon hearing of the death, offers restitution for the incident.

Up the Creek

Up the Creek
5.5/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 06/04/1984
  • Character: Dean Burch
Bob McGraw is in his 12th year of college, goofing his way through life. Bob, Irwing, Gonzer and Max are the four losers forced and bribed to represent their university in an intercollegiate raft race. Forced and bribed into this role, they make some friends, the lovely Heather Merriweather, but mostly enemies, among others a whole team of marines, and preppy IVY-leaguers determined to win.

Skyjacked

Skyjacked
5.7/10
A crazed Vietnam vet bomber hijacks a Boeing 707 in this disaster film filled with the usual early '70s stereotypes, and demands to be taken to Russia.

They Call Me Mister Tibbs!

They Call Me Mister Tibbs!
6/10
A police detective's investigation of a prostitute's murder points to his best friend.

Lucky Lady

Lucky Lady
5.3/10
  • Genre: ComedyCrime
  • Release: 25/12/1975
  • Character: McTeague
When an American booze smuggler gets murdered in Prohibition-era Mexico, his widow, a nightclub singer, joins forces with her lover and a desperate loner to become rum-runners to the U.S.

The Thief Who Came to Dinner

The Thief Who Came to Dinner
6.1/10
  • Genre: ComedyRomance
  • Release: 01/03/1973
  • Character: Edmund Lasker
A computer programmer decides to become a thief. And when he starts making waves an insurance investigator hounds him. He also meets a woman who becomes his accomplice.

The Last Angry Man

The Last Angry Man
5.8/10
  • Genre: DramaTV Movie
  • Release: 16/04/1974
  • Character: Tree Inspector
In the midst of the Depression, a crotchety doctor, whose practice is in the Brooklyn slums, takes an interest in a local teenager, whose hostility and erratic behavior the doctor believes is due to more than just his environment.

At Long Last Love

At Long Last Love
5.3/10
Four socialites unexpectedly clash: heiress Brooke Carter runs into gambler Johnny Spanish at the race track while playboy Michael O. Pritchard nearly runs into stage star Kitty O'Kelly with his car. Backstage at Kitty's show, it turns out she and Brooke are old friends who attended public school together. The foursome do the town, accompanied by Brooke's companion Elizabeth, who throws herself at Michael's butler and chauffeur Rodney James.

The Invasion of Johnson County

The Invasion of Johnson County
5.8/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 31/07/1976
  • Character: Major Walcott
A free-spirited Bostonian recently arrived in the West teams up with a crusty Wyoming cowboy to stop a land baron's attempts to drive out a group of small ranchers and take over their property.

The Outside Man

The Outside Man
6.6/10
A French hit man is hired by a crime family to end the life of a rival mobster, but things fall apart when the boss who hired him is killed.

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