Best Richard Jenkins movies

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Best Richard Jenkins movies
We present our ranking of the best Richard Jenkins 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 Richard Jenkins.

TOP 25:
LBJ
LBJ
Richard Jenkins as: Senator Russell
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2017
The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best C. Thomas Howell movies?

TOP 24:
The Cabin in the Woods
The Cabin in the Woods
Richard Jenkins as: Richard Sitterson
Genre: Horror, Comedy, Fantasy
Release: 2012
Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kristen Connolly movies?


TOP 23:
Happythankyoumoreplease
Happythankyoumoreplease
Richard Jenkins as: Paul Gertmanian
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 2011
Captures a generational moment - young people on the cusp of truly growing up, tiring of their reflexive cynicism, each in their own ways struggling to connect and define what it means to love and be loved. Six New Yorkers juggle love, friendship, and the keenly challenging specter of adulthood. Sam Wexler is a struggling writer who's having a particularly bad day. When a young boy gets separated from his family on the subway, Sam makes the questionable decision to bring the child back to his apartment and thus begins a rewarding, yet complicated, friendship. Sam's life revolves around his friends — Annie, whose self-image keeps her from commitment; Charlie and Mary Catherine, a couple whose possible move to Los Angeles tests their relationship; and Mississippi, a cabaret singer who catches Sam's eye.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Malin Åkerman movies?

TOP 22:
Step Brothers
Step Brothers
Richard Jenkins as: Dr. Robert Doback
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2008
Brennan Huff and Dale Doback might be grown men. But that doesn't stop them from living at home and turning into jealous, competitive stepbrothers when their single parents marry. Brennan's constant competition with Dale strains his mom's marriage to Dale's dad, leaving everyone to wonder whether they'll ever see eye to eye.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rob Riggle movies?

TOP 21:
Jack Reacher
Jack Reacher
Richard Jenkins as: Alex Rodin
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Action
Release: 2012
When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher against an unexpected enemy, with a skill for violence and a secret to keep.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kristen Dalton movies?


TOP 20:
Me, Myself & Irene
Me, Myself & Irene
Richard Jenkins as: Agent Boshane
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2000
Rhode Island State Trooper Charlie Baileygates has a multiple personality disorder. One personality is crazy and aggressive, while the other is more friendly and laid back. Both of these personalities fall in love with the same woman named Irene after Charlie loses his medication.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Robert Forster movies?

TOP 19:
Burn After Reading
Burn After Reading
Richard Jenkins as: Ted
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2008
When a disc containing memoirs of a former CIA analyst falls into the hands of gym employees, Linda and Chad, they see a chance to make enough money for Linda to have life-changing cosmetic surgery. Predictably, events whirl out of control for the duo, and those in their orbit.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best George Clooney movies?

TOP 18:
The Kingdom
The Kingdom
Richard Jenkins as: Robert Grace
Genre: Thriller, Action, Drama
Release: 2007
A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Frances Fisher movies?


TOP 17:
There's Something About Mary
There's Something About Mary
Richard Jenkins as: Psychiatrist
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1998
For Ted, prom night went about as bad as it’s possible for any night to go. Thirteen years later, he finally gets another chance with his old prom date, only to run up against other suitors including the sleazy detective he hired to find her.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lin Shaye movies?

TOP 16:
Friends with Benefits
Friends with Benefits
Richard Jenkins as: Mr. Harper
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 2011
Dylan and Jamie think it's going to be easy to add the simple act of sex to their friendship, despite what Hollywood romantic comedies would have them believe. They soon discover however that getting physical really does always lead to complications.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Andy Samberg movies?

TOP 15:

Absolute Power

Absolute Power
Richard Jenkins as: Michael McCarty
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Release: 1997
A master thief coincidentally is robbing a house where a murder—in which the President of The United States is involved—occurs in front of his eyes. He is forced to run, while holding evidence that could convict the President.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Melora Hardin movies?


TOP 14:

Stealing Home

Stealing Home
Richard Jenkins as: Hank Chandler
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1988
Billy Wyatt (Harmon), a former high school and minor-league baseball baseball player receives a telephone call from his mother revealing that his former child-sitter, and later in his teens, his first love, Katie Chandler (Foster), has died. Wyatt returns home to deal with this tragedy reminescing over his childhood growing up with his father, Katie and best friend Alan Appleby.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Mark Harmon movies?

TOP 13:

Sea of Love

Sea of Love
Richard Jenkins as: Gruber
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Release: 1989
Seen-it-all New York detective Frank Keller is unsettled - he has done twenty years on the force and could retire, and he hasn't come to terms with his wife leaving him for a colleague. Joining up with an officer from another part of town to investigate a series of murders linked by the lonely hearts columns he finds he is getting seriously and possibly dangerously involved with Helen, one of the main suspects.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Paul Calderon movies?

TOP 12:

Let Me In

Let Me In
Richard Jenkins as: The Father
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Release: 2010
A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. A remake of the movie “Let The Right One In” which was an adaptation of a book.

TOP 11:

And the Band Played On

And the Band Played On
Richard Jenkins as: Dr. Marc Conant
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.


TOP 10:

Dear John

Dear John
Richard Jenkins as: Mr. Tyree
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Release: 2010
While Sergeant John Tyree is home on two weeks leave from Germany, he meets Savannah after he dives into the ocean to retrieve Savannah's purse that had fallen off a pier. John eventually falls in love with Savannah, who promises to write to him until he returns from overseas.

TOP 9:

Bone Tomahawk

Bone Tomahawk
Richard Jenkins as: Chicory
Genre: Horror, Western, History
Release: 2015
During a shootout in a saloon, Sheriff Hunt injures a suspicious stranger. One of the villagers takes care of him in prison. One day they both disappear – only the spear of a cannibal tribe is found. Hunt and a few of his men go in search of the prisoner and his nurse.

TOP 8:

The Mudge Boy

The Mudge Boy
Richard Jenkins as: Edgar Mudge
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2003
Duncan Mudge, mid-teens, lives apart from his rural world populated by his distant father and rough local kids. His main companionship is a chicken left after his mother's death until the neighbor's son befriends him.

TOP 7:

Silverado

Silverado
Richard Jenkins as: Kelly
Genre: Western
Release: 1985
Four unwitting heroes cross paths on their journey to the sleepy town of Silverado. Little do they know the town where their family and friends reside has been taken over by a corrupt sheriff and a murderous posse. It's up to the sharp-shooting foursome to save the day, but first they have to break each other out of jail, and learn who their real friends are.

TOP 6:

North Country

North Country
Richard Jenkins as: Hank Aimes
Genre: Drama
Release: 2005
A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.


TOP 5:

The Visitor

The Visitor
Richard Jenkins as: Prof. Walter Vale
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Release: 2007
A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.

TOP 4:

The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water
Richard Jenkins as: Giles
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Release: 2017
An other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962, where a mute janitor working at a lab falls in love with an amphibious man being held captive there and devises a plan to help him escape.

TOP 3:

The Man Who Wasn't There

The Man Who Wasn't There
Richard Jenkins as: Walter Abundas
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Release: 2001
A tale of murder, crime and punishment set in the summer of 1949. Ed Crane, a barber in a small California town, is dissatisfied with his life, but his wife Doris' infidelity and a mysterious opportunity presents him with a chance to change it.

TOP 2:

Hannah and Her Sisters

Hannah and Her Sisters
Richard Jenkins as: Dr. Wilkes
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1986
Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.

TOP 1:

Spotlight

Spotlight
Richard Jenkins as: Richard Sipe (voice) (uncredited)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, History
Release: 2015
The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.



If you like the best Richard Jenkins movies, then you will also like the best Martin Roach movies, where many of their films coincide.