Best Rip Torn movies

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Best Rip Torn movies

TOP 25:
Bee Movie
Bee Movie
Character: Lou Lo Duca (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Release: 2007
Barry B. Benson, a bee who has just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers humans actually eat honey, and subsequently decides to sue us.

TOP 24:
Yours, Mine & Ours
Yours, Mine & Ours
Character: Commandant Sherman
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Family
Release: 2005
Admiral Frank Beardsley returns to New London to run the Coast Guard Academy, his last stop before a probable promotion to head the Guard. A widower with eight children, he runs a loving but tight ship, with charts and salutes. The kids long for a permanent home. Helen North is a free spirit, a designer whose ten children live in loving chaos, with occasional group hugs. Helen and Frank, high school sweethearts, reconnect at a reunion, and it's love at first re-sighting. They marry on the spot. Then the problems start as two sets of kids, the free spirits and the disciplined preppies, must live together. The warring factions agree to work together to end the marriage.


TOP 23:
Down Periscope
Down Periscope
Character: Admiral Winslow
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1996
Bumbling Navy lieutenant Tom Dodge has been given one last chance to clean up his record. But Admiral Graham, his nemesis, assigns Dodge to the Stingray, a submarine that can barely keep afloat. To add insult to injury, the Stingray is to be the enemy flagship in the upcoming war games … and to make matters even worse, Dodge's crew is a band of idiots even more incompetent that he is!

TOP 22:
Extreme Prejudice
Extreme Prejudice
Character: Sheriff Hank Pearson
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Release: 1987
A Texas Ranger and a ruthless narcotics kingpin - they were childhood friends, now they are adversaries...

TOP 21:
The Beastmaster
The Beastmaster
Character: Maax
Genre: Fantasy
Release: 1982
Dar, is the son of a king, who is hunted by a priest after his birth and grows up in another family. When he becomes a grown man his new father is murdered by savages and he discovers that he has the ability to communicate with the animals, which leads him on his quest for revenge against his father's killers.


TOP 20:
Airplane II: The Sequel
Airplane II: The Sequel
Character: Bud Kruger / President Reagan
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1982
A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the sun, and man-with-a-past, Ted Striker must save the day and get the shuttle back on track – again – all the while trying to patch up his relationship with Elaine.

TOP 19:
DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story
DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story
Character: Patches O'Houlihan
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2004
When megalomaniacal White Goodman, the owner of a trendy, high-end fitness center, makes a move to take over the struggling local gym run by happy-go-lucky Pete La Fleur, there's only one way for La Fleur to fight back: dodgeball. Aided by a dodgeball guru and Goodman's attorney, La Fleur and his rag-tag team of underdogs launch a knock-down, drag-out battle in which the winner takes all.

TOP 18:
Beyond The Law
Beyond The Law
Character: Deputy Prescott
Genre: Action
Release: 1993
Dan Saxon is an undercover cop who infiltrates a biker gang to nail the scum behind a drug-smuggling operation. In order to maintain the trust of the gang's leader, he must commit ever more dangerous and heinous crimes. Just how far 'beyond the law' will Saxon go?


TOP 17:
Men in Black II
Men in Black II
Character: Zed
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Science Fiction
Release: 2002
Kay and Jay reunite to provide our best, last and only line of defense against a sinister seductress who levels the toughest challenge yet to the MIB's untarnished mission statement – protecting Earth from the scum of the universe. It's been four years since the alien-seeking agents averted an intergalactic disaster of epic proportions. Now it's a race against the clock as Jay must convince Kay – who not only has absolutely no memory of his time spent with the MIB, but is also the only living person left with the expertise to save the galaxy – to reunite with the MIB before the earth submits to ultimate destruction.

TOP 16:
Pork Chop Hill
Pork Chop Hill
Character: Lt. Walter Russel
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Release: 1959
American GI's must retake a barren hill in Korea that has been overrun by Red Chinese troops. The ensuing battle becomes a meat grinder for American and Chinese alike.

TOP 15:

Eulogy

Eulogy
Character: Edmund Collins
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2004
A black comedy that follows three generations of a family, who come together for the funeral of the patriarch - unveiling a litany of family secrets and covert relationships.


TOP 14:

How to Make an American Quilt

How to Make an American Quilt
Character: Arthur
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1995
Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that Hy and Glady Joe are members of a group of passionate quilters, and over the course of her visit she is regaled with tales of love and life by women who have collected rich experiences and much wisdom.

TOP 13:

Summer Rental

Summer Rental
Character: Richard Scully
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1985
Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters, and steadily get worse. Jack ends up in a feud with a local yachtsman, and has to race him to regain his pride and family's respect.

TOP 12:

The Man Who Fell to Earth

The Man Who Fell to Earth
Character: Nathan Bryce
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction
Release: 1976
Thomas Jerome Newton is an alien who has come to Earth in search of water to save his home planet. Aided by lawyer Oliver Farnsworth, Thomas uses his knowledge of advanced technology to create profitable inventions. While developing a method to transport water, Thomas meets Mary-Lou, a quiet hotel clerk, and begins to fall in love with her. Just as he is ready to leave Earth, Thomas is intercepted by the U.S. government, and his entire plan is threatened.

TOP 11:

Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette
Character: Louis XV of France
Genre: Drama, History
Release: 2006
The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.


TOP 10:

Coma

Coma
Character: Dr. George
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1978
A young woman doctor discovers something sinister going on in her hospital. Relatively healthy patients are having 'complications' during simple operations and ending up in comas. The patients are then shipped off to an institute that looks after them. The young doctor suspects there is more to this than meets the eye.

TOP 9:

King of Kings

King of Kings
Character: Judas
Genre: Drama
Release: 1961
Who is Jesus, and why does he impact all he meets? He is respected and reviled, emulated and accused, beloved, betrayed, and finally crucified. Yet that terrible fate would not be the end of the story.

TOP 8:

Sweet Bird of Youth

Sweet Bird of Youth
Character: Thomas 'Tom' J. Finley, Jr.
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 1962
Gigolo and drifter, Chance Wayne, returns to his home town as the accompaniment of a faded movie star, Alexandra Del Lago, whom he hopes to use to help him break into the movies. Chance runs into trouble when he finds his ex-girlfriend, the daughter of the local politician Tom 'Boss' Finley, who more or less forced him to leave his daughter and the town many years ago.

TOP 7:

Wonder Boys

Wonder Boys
Character: Quentin 'Q' Morewood
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2000
Grady is a 50-ish English professor who hasn't had a thing published in years -- not since he wrote his award winning "Great American Novel" 7 years ago. This weekend proves even worse than he could imagine as he finds himself reeling from one misadventure to another in the company of a new wonder boy author.

TOP 6:

Defending Your Life

Defending Your Life
Character: Bob Diamond
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Release: 1991
In an afterlife resembling the present-day US, people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage.


TOP 5:

Men in Black

Men in Black
Character: Chief Zed
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Science Fiction
Release: 1997
After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find themselves in the middle of a deadly plot by an intergalactic terrorist who has arrived on Earth to assassinate two ambassadors from opposing galaxies.

TOP 4:

The Cincinnati Kid

The Cincinnati Kid
Character: William Jefferson Slade
Genre: Drama
Release: 1965
An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game.

TOP 3:

Baby Doll

Baby Doll
Character: The Dentist (uncredited)
Genre: Drama
Release: 1956
Based on a play by Tennessee Williams, "Baby Doll" centers on Archie Lee Meighan (Karl Malden), a failing cotton gin owner who is married to Baby Doll (Carroll Baker), a 19-year old childlike beauty whose father arranged the marriage for financial reasons. As Archie awaits the arrival of Baby Doll's 20th birthday, the day that they are supposed to consummate their marriage, he faces interference from business rival Silva Vacarro (Eli Wallach), who plots to seduce Baby Doll away from Meighan.

TOP 2:

The Insider

The Insider
Character: John Scanlon
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 1999
Tells the true story of a 60 Minutes television series exposé of the tobacco industry, as seen through the eyes of a real tobacco executive, Jeffrey Wigand.

TOP 1:

Hercules

Hercules
Character: Zeus (voice)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Release: 1997
Bestowed with superhuman strength, a young mortal named Hercules sets out to prove himself a hero in the eyes of his father, the great god Zeus. Along with his friends Pegasus, a flying horse, and Phil, a personal trainer, Hercules is tricked by the hilarious, hotheaded villain Hades, who's plotting to take over Mount Olympus!