Best Stephen Tobolowsky movies

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Best Stephen Tobolowsky movies
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TOP 25:
Great Balls of Fire!
Great Balls of Fire!
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Jud Phillips
Genre: Drama
Release: 1989
The story of Jerry Lee Lewis, arguably the greatest and certainly one of the wildest musicians of the 1950s. His arrogance, remarkable talent, and unconventional lifestyle often brought him into conflict with others in the industry, and even earned him the scorn and condemnation of the public.

TOP 24:
The Confirmation
The Confirmation
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Father Lyons
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release: 2016
A divorced father reconnects with his son when they track down a stolen toolbox over the course of a weekend.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Clive Owen movies?


TOP 23:
The Lorax
The Lorax
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Uncle Ubb (voice)
Genre: Animation, Family
Release: 2012
A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Rob Riggle movies?

TOP 22:
Love Liza
Love Liza
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Tom Bailey
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 2002
Following the unexplained suicide of his wife Liza, website designer Wilson Joel turns to huffing gasoline fumes and remote control gaming while avoiding an inevitable conflict with his mother-in-law.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kathy Bates movies?

TOP 21:
Radioland Murders
Radioland Murders
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Max Applewhite
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Release: 1994
In 1939, WBN, a fourth radio network, is about to take to America's airwaves. As if the confusion of the premiere night wasn't enough, Penny Henderson, the owner's secretary, must deal with an unhappy sponsor, an overbearing boss and a soon-to-be ex-husband who desperately wants her back. As the broadcast begins, a mysterious voice breaks the broadcast and suddenly members of the cast turn up dead. It's up to her husband Roger, to find out whodunit as the police chase him through the halls of WBN.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Bobcat Goldthwait movies?


TOP 20:
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Bando
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Release: 1996
When the pets accidentally get separated from their vacationing owners, Chance, Shadow, and Sassy navigate the mean streets of San Francisco, trying to find their home across the Golden Gate Bridge. But the road is blocked by a series of hazards, both man and beast.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sally Field movies?

TOP 19:
Don't Look Under the Bed
Don't Look Under the Bed
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Michael McCausland
Genre: Drama, Family, TV Movie
Release: 1999
A girl calls on her brother's imaginary friend to banish a mischievous boogeyman who has framed her for his pranks.

TOP 18:
Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael
Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Mayor Bill Klepler
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1990
Movie star Roxy Carmichael is abandoning the bright lights of Hollywood, Calif. and returning to her small Ohio hometown -- at least long enough to dedicate a city building. And now the whole town of Clyde is bracing for Carmichael's return, most of all her now-married old flame Denton Webb and troubled teen Dinky Bossetti. An orphan with few friends, Dinky is convinced that Carmichael is her birth mother, and that the actress will reclaim her when she returns.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Frances Fisher movies?


TOP 17:
Hello Ladies: The Movie
Hello Ladies: The Movie
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Alan
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2014
When Stuart learns that his British ex-girlfriend is planning to visit Los Angeles with her husband, he sets out to impress them with his glamorous lifestyle, enlisting a Russian model he鈥檚 just met to play the role of his beautiful girlfriend. What could go wrong?

TOP 16:
Fractured
Fractured
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Dr. Berthram
Genre: Thriller
Release: 2019
Driving cross-country, Ray and his wife and daughter stop at a highway rest area where his daughter falls and breaks her arm. After a frantic rush to the hospital and a clash with the check-in nurse, Ray is finally able to get her to a doctor. While the wife and daughter go downstairs for an MRI, Ray, exhausted, passes out in a chair in the lobby. Upon waking up, they have no record or knowledge of Ray's family ever being checked in.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sam Worthington movies?

TOP 15:

Buried

Buried
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Alan Davenport (voice)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2010
Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Melody Anderson movies?


TOP 14:

Mr. Peabody & Sherman

Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Principal Purdy (voice)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Release: 2014
A young boy and his dog, who happens to have a genius-level IQ, spring into action when their time-machine is stolen and moments in history begin to be changed.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Thomas Lennon movies?

TOP 13:

Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons"

Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Mr. Bentley
Genre: Comedy, TV Movie
Release: 2019
Celebrities re-create an original episode each from "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons."
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Anthony Anderson movies?

TOP 12:

The Grifters

The Grifters
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Jeweler
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1990
A young short-con grifter suffers both injury and the displeasure of reuniting with his criminal mother, all the while dating an unpredictable young lady.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Xander Berkeley movies?

TOP 11:

Basic Instinct

Basic Instinct
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Dr. Lamott
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1992
A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sharon Stone movies?


TOP 10:

Spaceballs

Spaceballs
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Captain of the Guard
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction
Release: 1987
When the nefarious Dark Helmet hatches a plan to snatch Princess Vespa and steal her planet's air, space-bum-for-hire Lone Starr and his clueless sidekick fly to the rescue. Along the way, they meet Yogurt, who puts Lone Starr wise to the power of "The Schwartz." Can he master it in time to save the day?
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Mel Brooks movies?

TOP 9:

Sneakers

Sneakers
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Werner Brandes
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Release: 1992
When shadowy U.S. intelligence agents blackmail a reformed computer hacker and his eccentric team of security experts into stealing a code-breaking 'black box' from a Soviet-funded genius, they uncover a bigger conspiracy. Now, he and his 'sneakers' must save themselves and the world economy by retrieving the box from their blackmailers.

TOP 8:

The Time Traveler's Wife

The Time Traveler's Wife
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Dr. Kendrick
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Release: 2009
Due to a genetic disorder, handsome librarian Henry DeTamble involuntarily zips through time, appearing at various moments in the life of his true love, the beautiful artist Clare Abshire.

TOP 7:

Scooby-Doo! Shaggy's Showdown

Scooby-Doo! Shaggy's Showdown
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Andy Gunderson (voice)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Mystery, Western, Family
Release: 2017
When the Scooby gang visits a dude ranch, they discover that it and the nearby town have been haunted by a ghostly cowboy, Dapper Jack, who fires real fire from his fire irons. The mystery only deepens when it鈥檚 discovered that the ghost is also the long lost relative of Shaggy Rogers!

TOP 6:

Murder in the First

Murder in the First
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Mr. Henkin
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1995
Inspired by a true story. A petty criminal sent to Alcatraz in the 1930s is caught attempting to make an escape. As punishment he is put in solitary confinement. The maximum stay is supposed to be 19 days, but Henri spends years alone, cold and in complete darkness, only to emerge a madman and soon to be a murderer. The story follows a rookie lawyer attempting to prove that Alcatraz was to blame.


TOP 5:

The Insider

The Insider
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Eric Kluster
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Release: 1999
Tells the true story of a 60 Minutes television series expos茅 of the tobacco industry, as seen through the eyes of a real tobacco executive, Jeffrey Wigand.

TOP 4:

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Ned Ryerson
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Release: 1993
A narcissistic T.V. weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.

TOP 3:

Thelma & Louise

Thelma & Louise
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Max
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1991
Whilst on a short weekend getaway, Louise shoots a man who had tried to rape Thelma. Due to the incriminating circumstances, they make a run for it and thus a cross country chase ensues for the two fugitives. Along the way, both women rediscover the strength of their friendship and surprising aspects of their personalities and self-strengths in the trying times.

TOP 2:

Mississippi Burning

Mississippi Burning
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Clayton Townley
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1988
Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up against the small town ways of his partner, a former sheriff.

TOP 1:

Memento

Memento
Stephen Tobolowsky as: Samuel R. "Sammy" Jankis
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2000
Leonard Shelby is tracking down the man who raped and murdered his wife. The difficulty of locating his wife's killer, however, is compounded by the fact that he suffers from a rare, untreatable form of short-term memory loss. Although he can recall details of life before his accident, Leonard cannot remember what happened fifteen minutes ago, where he's going, or why.



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