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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls
6.6/10
  • Genre: DramaMusic
  • Release: 25/12/2006
  • Character: Jerry Harris
Three young women dream of becoming pop stars—and get their wish when they're chosen to be backup singers for the legendary James 'Thunder' Early.

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 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.

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.

2010

2010
6.7/10
While planet Earth poises on the brink of nuclear self-destruction, a team of Russian and American scientists aboard the Leonov hurtles to a rendezvous with the still-orbiting Discovery spacecraft and its sole known survivor, the homicidal computer HAL.

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