The best John Lithgow’s movies

John Lithgow

John Lithgow

19/10/1945 (76 años)
John Lithgow (born October 19, 1945) is an American actor, musician, poet, author, and singer. Presently, he is involved with a wide range of media projects, including stage, television, film, and radio. He also has written and published several books of poetry and children's literature. He appeared in the films The World According to Garp (1982) and Terms of Endearment (1983), receiving an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for each. Lithgow is known for his roles as the Reverend Shaw Moore in Footloose, Dick Solomon on the NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun, the voice of Lord Farquaad in Shrek, and The Trinity Killer on Showtime's Dexter for which he won Golden Globe and Emmy awards. On the stage, he appeared in the musical adaptation of Sweet Smell of Success, winning the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical. He again appeared in a musical, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, again receiving the Tony nomination for Best Leading Actor in a Musical. He has also recorded music, such as the 1999 album of children's music, Singin' in the Bathtub, and has written poetry and short stories for children, such as Marsupial Sue. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Lithgow, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
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Shrek

Shrek
7.9/10
It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a wisecracking donkey.

Interstellar

Interstellar
8.6/10
The adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Rise of the Planet of the Apes
7.6/10
A highly intelligent chimpanzee named Caeser has been living a peaceful suburban life ever since he was born. But when he gets taken to a cruel primate facility, Caeser decides to revolt against those who have harmed him.

Confessions of a Shopaholic

Confessions of a Shopaholic
5.8/10
In the glamorous world of New York City, Rebecca Bloomwood is a fun-loving girl who is really good at shopping-a little too good, perhaps. She dreams of working for her favorite fashion magazine, but can't quite get her foot in the door-until ironically, she snags a job as an advice columnist for a financial magazine published by the same company.

Bombshell

Bombshell
6.8/10
  • Genre: DramaHistory
  • Release: 13/12/2019
  • Character: Roger Ailes
Bombshell is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time; and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it.

Leap Year

Leap Year
6.4/10
When yet another anniversary passes without a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Anna decides to take action. Aware of a Celtic tradition that allows women to pop the question on Feb. 29, she plans to follow her lover to Dublin and ask him to marry her. Fate has other plans, however, and Anna winds up on the other side of the Emerald Isle with handsome, but surly, Declan -- an Irishman who may just lead Anna down the road to true love.

The Accountant

The Accountant
7.3/10
As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.

Daddy's Home 2

Daddy's Home 2
6/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 09/11/2017
  • Character: Don Whitaker
Brad and Dusty must deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays.

Pitch Perfect 3

Pitch Perfect 3
5.8/10
  • Genre: ComedyMusic
  • Release: 20/12/2017
  • Character: Fergus
After the highs of winning the world championships, the Bellas find themselves split apart and discovering there aren't job prospects for making music with your mouth. But when they get the chance to reunite for an overseas USO tour, this group of awesome nerds will come together to make some music, and some questionable decisions, one last time.

Pet Sematary

Pet Sematary
5.7/10
Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, move from Boston to Ludlow, in rural Maine, with their two young children. Hidden in the woods near the new family home, Ellie, their eldest daughter, discovers a mysterious cemetery where the pets of community members are buried.

Cliffhanger

Cliffhanger
6.5/10
A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers who are looking for boxes full of money.

Miss Sloane

Miss Sloane
7.5/10
  • Genre: DramaThriller
  • Release: 25/11/2016
  • Character: Senator Ronald Sperling
An ambitious lobbyist faces off against the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun control legislation.

New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve
5.6/10
  • Genre: ComedyRomance
  • Release: 08/12/2011
  • Character: Jonathan Cox (uncredited)
The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.

Footloose

Footloose
6.6/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 17/02/1984
  • Character: Reverend Shaw Moore
When teenager Ren and his family move from big-city Chicago to a small town in the West, he's in for a real case of culture shock after discovering he's living in a place where music and dancing are illegal.

Rugrats in Paris: The Movie

Rugrats in Paris: The Movie
6.1/10
A group of naughty toddlers called the Rugrats take a trip to Paris. As they travel from the Eiffel Tower to Notre Dame, they learn new lessons about trust, loyalty, and love.

The Pelican Brief

The Pelican Brief
6.6/10
Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.

Twilight Zone: The Movie

Twilight Zone: The Movie
6.4/10
1959. Friday nights. We time-travelled. Witnessed surprising twists. Entertained aliens. Experienced fear. And first journeyed to the "Twilight Zone" of Rod Serling's memorable TV series. And guided by four imaginative moviemakers, we travelled there again in 1983. Directors John Landis, Steven Spielberg, Joe Dante, and George Miller fashion stories based on or inspired by classic episodes. Landis weaves the tale of a bigot who gets a walloping dose of his own hatred. Spielberg takes over with a fable of senior citizens offered a magical rejuvenation. Dante serves up a terror trip with a child who uses his cartoon-inspired powers to enslave his family. Then fright goes aloft with Miller's finale about a neurotic passenger who sees a monster on the jetliner's wing. Or does he?

This Is 40

This Is 40
6.2/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 20/12/2012
  • Character: Oliver
Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart.

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
6.2/10
Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.

Harry and the Hendersons

Harry and the Hendersons
6/10
Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find it's a "bigfoot". They think it's dead so they decide to take it home (there could be some money in this). As you guessed, it isn't dead. Far from being the ferocious monster they fear "Harry" to be, he's a friendly giant.

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