Best Wilford Brimley movies

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Best Wilford Brimley movies
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TOP 23:
Ewoks: The Battle for Endor
Ewoks: The Battle for Endor
Wilford Brimley as: Noa
Genre: Adventure, Family, TV Movie
Release: 1985
The army of the Marauders, led by by King Terak and the witch Charal attack the Ewoks village. The parents and the brother of Cindel all die in this attack. Cindel and the Ewok Wicket escape and in a forrest they meet Teek a naughty and very fast animal. Teek takes them to a house in which a old man, Noa, lives. Like Cindel he also crashed with his Starcruiser on Endor. Together they fight Terak and Charal.

TOP 22:
Did You Hear About the Morgans?
Did You Hear About the Morgans?
Wilford Brimley as: Earl Granger
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2009
In New York City, an estranged couple who witness a murder are relocated to small-town Wyoming as part of a witness-protection program.


TOP 21:
Cocoon: The Return
Cocoon: The Return
Wilford Brimley as: Benjamin 'Ben' Luckett
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction
Release: 1988
The reinvigorated elderly group that left Earth comes back to visit their relatives. Will they all decide to go back to the planet where no one grows old, or will they be tempted to remain on Earth?
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Courteney Cox movies?

TOP 20:
Harry & Son
Harry & Son
Wilford Brimley as: Tom Keach
Genre: Drama
Release: 1984
Widower Harry Keach is a construction worker who was raised to appreciate the importance of working for a living. He takes a dim view of his sensitive son Howard's lackadaisical lifestyle and has a strained relationship with his daughter Nina as he does not approve of her husband. When Harry is fired from his job, his life changes drastically as he is made to focus on the relationships around him.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Ellen Barkin movies?

TOP 19:
The Hotel New Hampshire
The Hotel New Hampshire
Wilford Brimley as: Iowa Bob
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1984
The film talks about a family that weathers all sorts of disasters and keeps going in spite of it all. It is noted for its wonderful assortment of oddball characters.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Nastassja Kinski movies?


TOP 18:
High Road to China
High Road to China
Wilford Brimley as: Bradley Tozer
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Release: 1983
A biplane pilot is saddled with a spoiled industrialist's daughter on a search for her missing father through Asia that eventually involves them in a struggle against a Chinese warlord.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Tom Selleck movies?

TOP 17:
My Fellow Americans
My Fellow Americans
Wilford Brimley as: Joe Hollis
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1996
They used to run the country. Now they're running for their lives! Two on-the-lam former Presidents of the United States. Framed in a scandal by the current President and pursued by armed agents, the two squabbling political foes plunge into a desperately frantic search for the evidence that will establish their innocence.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best James Garner movies?

TOP 16:
10 to Midnight
10 to Midnight
Wilford Brimley as: Clem Malone
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1983
Based on the real-life Richard Speck murders. After his bizarre behavior results in rejection from countless women, Warren Stacy begins murdering women, always while he is naked, which minimizes any physical evidence left behind. Detective Leo Kessler is convinced of Stacy鈥檚 guilt and, over the objections of his partner, plants evidence to get him behind bars. When Stacy is released on a technicality, he threatens to go after Kessler and his family, leaving Kessler to defend himself with little help from the police.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Kelly Preston movies?


TOP 15:

Hard Target

Hard Target
Wilford Brimley as: Uncle Douvee
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release: 1993
When a woman's father goes missing, she enlists a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lance Henriksen movies?

TOP 14:

The Electric Horseman

The Electric Horseman
Wilford Brimley as: Farmer
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Western, Romance
Release: 1979
Sonny Steele used to be a rodeo star, but his next appearance is to be on a Las Vegas stage, wearing a suit covered in lights, advertising a breakfast cereal. When he finds out they are going drug the horse in case its too frisky, he rides off into the desert...
Did you know that this movie is also one of best John Saxon movies?

TOP 13:

Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins

Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins
Wilford Brimley as: Harold Smith
Genre: Comedy, Action, Adventure, Thriller
Release: 1985
An officially "dead" cop is trained to become an extraordinary unique assassin in service of the US President.


TOP 12:

In & Out

In & Out
Wilford Brimley as: Frank Brackett
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1997
A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Selma Blair movies?

TOP 11:

Cocoon

Cocoon
Wilford Brimley as: Benjamin Luckett
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction
Release: 1985
When a group of trespassing seniors swim in a pool containing alien cocoons, they find themselves energized with youthful vigor.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Mariya Ise movies?

TOP 10:

Lawman

Lawman
Wilford Brimley as: Marc Corman (uncredited)
Genre: Western
Release: 1971
While passing through the town of Bannock, a bunch of drunken cattlemen go overboard with their celebrating and accidentally kill an old man with a stray shot. They return home to Sabbath unaware of his death. Bannock lawman Jered Maddox later arrives there to arrest everyone involved on a charge of murder. Sabbath is run by land baron Vince Bronson, a benevolent despot, who, upon hearing of the death, offers restitution for the incident.

TOP 9:

The Firm

The Firm
Wilford Brimley as: William Devasher
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1993
Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the more sinister side of his company. Then, two Associates are murdered. The FBI contact him, asking him for information and suddenly his life is ruined. He has a choice - work with the FBI, or stay with the Firm. Either way he will lose his life as he knows it. Mitch figures the only way out is to follow his own plan...
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Lesley Manville movies?


TOP 8:

Tender Mercies

Tender Mercies
Wilford Brimley as: Harry
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Release: 1983
Alchoholic former country singer Mac Sledge makes friends with a young widow and her son. The friendship enables him to find inspiration to resume his career.

TOP 7:

Absence of Malice

Absence of Malice
Wilford Brimley as: James J. Wells
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance
Release: 1981
Megan Carter is a reporter duped into running an untrue story on Michael Gallagher, a suspected racketeer. He has an alibi for the time his supposed crime was committed but it involves an innocent party. When she tells Carter the truth and the newspaper runs it, tragedy follows, forcing Carter to face up to the responsibilities of her job when she is confronted by Gallagher.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sally Field movies?

TOP 6:

The Natural

The Natural
Wilford Brimley as: Pop Fisher
Genre: Drama
Release: 1984
An unknown middle-aged batter named Roy Hobbs with a mysterious past appears out of nowhere to take a losing 1930s baseball team to the top of the league.

TOP 5:

Brubaker

Brubaker
Wilford Brimley as: Rogers - Prison Board
Genre: Crime, Drama
Release: 1980
The new warden of a small prison farm in Arkansas tries to clean it up of corruption after initially posing as an inmate.

TOP 4:

The China Syndrome

The China Syndrome
Wilford Brimley as: Ted Spindler
Genre: Thriller
Release: 1979
While doing a series of reports on alternative energy sources, opportunistic reporter Kimberly Wells witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant. Wells is determined to publicize the incident, but soon finds herself entangled in a sinister conspiracy to keep the full impact of the incident a secret.


TOP 3:

Last of the Dogmen

Last of the Dogmen
Wilford Brimley as: Narrator (uncredited)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Release: 1995
A Montana bounty hunter is sent into the wilderness to track three escaped prisoners. Instead he sees something that puzzles him. Later with a female Native Indian history professor, he returns to find some answers.

TOP 2:

True Grit

True Grit
Wilford Brimley as: Minor Role (uncredited)
Genre: Western, Drama, Adventure
Release: 1969
The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy on a mission of 'justice', which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, 'Rooster' Cogburn because he has 'true grit', and a reputation of getting the job done.

TOP 1:

The Thing

The Thing
Wilford Brimley as: Dr. Blair
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Science Fiction
Release: 1982
Members of an American scientific research outpost in Antarctica find themselves battling a parasitic alien organism capable of perfectly imitating its victims. They soon discover that this task will be harder than they thought, as they don't know which members of the team have already been assimilated and their paranoia threatens to tear them apart.


If you like the best Wilford Brimley movies, then you will also like the best Tom Selleck movies, where many of their films coincide.