Best Lily Tomlin movies

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Best Lily Tomlin movies
We present our ranking of the best Lily Tomlin 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 Lily Tomlin.

TOP 25:
The Beverly Hillbillies
The Beverly Hillbillies
Lily Tomlin as: Miss Jane Hathaway
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1993
Jed Clampett and kin move from Arkansas to Beverly Hills when he becomes a billionaire, after an oil strike. The country folk are very naive with regard to life in the big city, so when Jed starts a search for a new wife there are inevitably plenty of takers and con artists ready to make a fast buck
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jim Varney movies?

TOP 24:
The Ant Bully
The Ant Bully
Lily Tomlin as: Mommo (voice)
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2006
Fed up with being targeted by the neighborhood bully, 10-year-old Lucas Nickle vents his frustrations on the anthill in his front yard ... until the insects shrink him to the size of a bug with a magic elixir. Convicted of "crimes against the colony," Lucas can only regain his freedom by living with the ants and learning their ways.


TOP 23:
The Pink Panther 2
The Pink Panther 2
Lily Tomlin as: Mrs. Berenger
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Release: 2009
When legendary treasures from around the world are stolen, including the priceless Pink Panther Diamond, Chief Inspector Dreyfus is forced to assign Inspector Clouseau to a team of international detectives and experts charged with catching the thief and retrieving the stolen artifacts.

TOP 22:
Orange County
Orange County
Lily Tomlin as: Charlotte Cobb
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2002
Shaun Brumder is a local surfer kid from Orange County who dreams of going to Stanford to become a writer and to get away from his disfunctional family household. Except Shaun runs into one complication after another starting when his application is rejected after his dim-witted guidance counselor sends the wrong application.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Chevy Chase movies?

TOP 21:
Big Business
Big Business
Lily Tomlin as: Rose Ratliff / Rose Shelton
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1988
In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night. One set to a poor local family and the other to a rich family just passing through. The dizzy nurse on duty accidentally mixes the twins unbeknown to the parents. Our story flashes forward to the 1980s where the mismatched sets of twins are about to cross paths.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael Gross movies?


TOP 20:
Flirting with Disaster
Flirting with Disaster
Lily Tomlin as: Mary Schlichting
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1996
Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy, and an inept yet gorgeous adoption agent, Tina, he departs on an epic road trip that quickly devolves into a farce of mistaken identities, wrong turns, and overzealous and love-struck ATF agents.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Patricia Arquette movies?

TOP 19:
The Kid
The Kid
Lily Tomlin as: Janet
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2000
Powerful businessman Russ Duritz is self-absorbed and immersed in his work. But by the magic of the moon, he meets Rusty, a chubby, charming 8-year-old version of himself who can't believe he could turn out so badly -- with no life and no dog. With Rusty's help, Russ is able to reconcile the person he used to dream of being with the man he's actually become.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Adam Brody movies?

TOP 18:
Tea with Mussolini
Tea with Mussolini
Lily Tomlin as: Georgie Rockwell
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Release: 1999
Semi-autobiographical film directed by Franco Zeffirelli, telling the story of young Italian boy Luca's upbringing by a circle of English and American women, before and during World War II.


TOP 17:
I ♥ Huckabees
I ♥ Huckabees
Lily Tomlin as: Vivian Jaffe
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2004
A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jean Smart movies?

TOP 16:
Grandma
Grandma
Lily Tomlin as: Elle
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2015
Self-described misanthrope Elle Reid has her protective bubble burst when her 18-year-old granddaughter, Sage, shows up needing help. The two of them go on a day-long journey that causes Elle to come to terms with her past and Sage to confront her future.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Colleen Camp movies?

TOP 15:

A Prairie Home Companion

A Prairie Home Companion
Lily Tomlin as: Rhonda Johnson
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Release: 2006
A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Maya Rudolph movies?


TOP 14:

All of Me

All of Me
Lily Tomlin as: Edwina Cutwater
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Release: 1984
Just before stubborn millionaire Edwina Cutwater dies, she asks her uptight lawyer, Roger Cobb to amend her will so that her soul will pass to the young, vibrant Terry Hoskins – but the spiritual transference goes awry. Edwina enters Roger's body instead, forcing him to battle Edwina for control of his own being.

TOP 13:

And the Band Played On

And the Band Played On
Lily Tomlin as: Dr. Selma Dritz
Genre: Drama, TV Movie
Release: 1993
The story of the discovery of the AIDS epidemic and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Richard Jenkins movies?

TOP 12:

Blue in the Face

Blue in the Face
Lily Tomlin as: Waffle eater
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1995
Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he keeps smoking and Madonna acts as a Singing Telegram.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jared Harris movies?

TOP 11:

Shadows and Fog

Shadows and Fog
Lily Tomlin as: Prostituierte
Genre: Thriller, Comedy
Release: 1991
With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best William H. Macy movies?


TOP 10:

Nine to Five

Nine to Five
Lily Tomlin as: Violet Newstead
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1980
Frank Hart is a pig. He takes advantage in the grossest manner of the women who work with him. When his three assistants manage to trap him in his own house they assume control of his department and productivity leaps, but just how long can they keep Hart tied up?
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Jane Fonda movies?

TOP 9:

The Player

The Player
Lily Tomlin as: Lily Tomlin
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1992
A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Anjelica Huston movies?

TOP 8:

Short Cuts

Short Cuts
Lily Tomlin as: Doreen Piggot
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1993
Many loosely connected characters cross paths in this film, based on the stories of Raymond Carver. Waitress Doreen Piggot accidentally runs into a boy with her car. Soon after walking away, the child lapses into a coma. While at the hospital, the boy's grandfather tells his son, Howard, about his past affairs. Meanwhile, a baker starts harassing the family when they fail to pick up the boy's birthday cake.

TOP 7:

Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic

Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic
Lily Tomlin as: Herself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2013
Mike Epps, Richard Pryor Jr. and others recount the culture-defining influence of Richard Pryor - one of America's most brilliant, iconic comic minds.

TOP 6:

Nashville

Nashville
Lily Tomlin as: Linnea Reese
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Release: 1975
The intersecting stories of twenty-four characters—from country star to wannabe to reporter to waitress— connect to the music business in Nashville, Tennessee.


TOP 5:

The Celluloid Closet

The Celluloid Closet
Lily Tomlin as: Narrator
Genre: Documentary, History
Release: 1996
This documentary highlights the historical contexts that gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals have occupied in cinema history, and shows the evolution of the entertainment industry's role in shaping perceptions of LGBT figures. The issues addressed include secrecy – which initially defined homosexuality – as well as the demonization of the homosexual community with the advent of AIDS, and finally the shift toward acceptance and positivity in the modern era.

TOP 4:

Inequality for All

Inequality for All
Lily Tomlin as: Violet Newstead
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2013
U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich tries to raise awareness of the country's widening economic gap.

TOP 3:

Jane Fonda in Five Acts

Jane Fonda in Five Acts
Lily Tomlin as: Herself
Genre: Documentary, TV Movie
Release: 2018
Girl next door, activist, so-called traitor, fitness tycoon, Oscar winner: Jane Fonda has lived a life of controversy, tragedy and transformation – and she’s done it all in the public eye. An intimate look at one woman’s singular journey.

TOP 2:

Feminists: What Were They Thinking?

Feminists: What Were They Thinking?
Lily Tomlin as: Herself
Genre: Documentary
Release: 2018
In 1977, a book of photographs captured an awakening - women shedding the cultural restrictions of their childhoods and embracing their full humanity. This documentary revisits those photos, those women and those times and takes aim at our culture today that alarmingly shows the need for continued change.

TOP 1:

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Lily Tomlin as: May Parker (voice)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Science Fiction
Release: 2018
Miles Morales is juggling his life between being a high school student and being a spider-man. When Wilson "Kingpin" Fisk uses a super collider, others from across the Spider-Verse are transported to this dimension.



If you like the best Lily Tomlin movies, then you will also like the best Jane Fonda movies, where many of their films coincide.