John Lithgow

  • First Movie - Dealing Or the Berkeley to Boston Forty Brick Lost Bag Blues (1972)
  • Last Movie - Bombshell (2020)
  • Total Movies - 67
  • Highest Grossing Movies
    • UK: Shrek (2001)
    • US: Shrek (2001)
    • World: Interstellar (2014)
  • Combined grosses
    • UK - £167.1 Million
    • US - $1.8 Billion
    • Global - $2.7 Billion
  • Highest Rated Movie - Pet Sematary (2019) - 100%
  • Lowest rated movie - Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009) - 2%

Acting credits By Year of release

Year

1.

Bombshell

(John Lithgow plays Roger Ailes)

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Charlize Theron and Nicole Kidman

2020
2.

Late Night

(John Lithgow plays Walter Lovell)

Directed by: Nisha Ganatra

Starring: Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling

2019
3.

Pet Sematary

Directed by: Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer

Starring: Jason Clarke and Amy Seimetz

2019
4.

Pitch Perfect 3

Directed by: Trish Sie

Starring: Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson

2017
5.

Daddy's Home 2

(John Lithgow plays Don)

Directed by: Sean Anders

Starring: Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg

2017
6.

Miss Sloane

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Jessica Chastain and Gugu Mbatha-Raw

2017
7.

Beatriz At Dinner

(John Lithgow plays Doug)

Directed by: Miguel Arteta

Starring: Salma Hayek and John Lithgow

2017
8.

The Accountant

Directed by: Gavin O'Connor

Starring: Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick

2016
9.

Shakespeare Live: From the RSC

Directed by: Gregory Doran

Starring: David Tennant and Catherine Tate

2016
10.

Best of Enemies

Directed by: Robert Gordon and Morgan Neville

Starring: Kelsey Grammer and John Lithgow

2015
11.

Love Is Strange

Directed by: Ira Sachs

Starring: John Lithgow and Alfred Molina

2015
12.

The Homesman

Directed by: Tommy Lee Jones

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones and Hilary Swank

2014
13.

Interstellar

(John Lithgow plays Donald)

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway

2014
14.

9 Kisses

Directed by: Elaine Constantine

Starring: Patricia Arquette and Chadwick Boseman

2014
15.

This Is 40

Directed by: Judd Apatow

Starring: Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann

2013
16.

The Campaign

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis

2012
17.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

(John Lithgow plays Charles Rodman)

Directed by: Rupert Wyatt

Starring: James Franco and Freida Pinto

2011
18.

Leap Year

Directed by: Anand Tucker

Starring: Amy Adams and Matthew Goode

2010
19.

Confessions of a Shopaholic

Directed by: P.J. Hogan

Starring: Isla Fisher and Hugh Dancy

2009
20.

Dreamgirls

(John Lithgow plays Jerry Harris)

Directed by: Bill Condon

Starring: Jamie Foxx and Beyoncé Knowles

2007
21.

Einsteins Big Idea

Directed by: Gary Johnstone

Starring: Andrew Callaway and Andy Crabbe

2005
22.

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers

(John Lithgow plays Blake Edwards)

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

Starring: Geoffrey Rush and Charlize Theron

2004
23.

Kinsey

(John Lithgow plays Alfred Seguine Kinsey)

Directed by: Bill Condon

Starring: Liam Neeson and Laura Linney

2004
24.

Orange County

Directed by: Jake Kasdan

Starring: Colin Hanks and Jack Black

2002
25.

Shrek

(John Lithgow plays Lord Farquaad)

Directed by: Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson

Starring: Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy

2001
26.

Rugrats In Paris: The Movie

Directed by: Stig Bergqvist and Paul Demeyer

Starring: E.G. Daily and Tara Strong

2001
27.

C Scam

Directed by: Larry Gelbart

Starring: Hank Azaria and John Lithgow

2000
28.

A Civil Action

(John Lithgow plays Judge Walter J. Skinner)

Directed by: Steven Zaillian

Starring: John Travolta and Robert Duvall

1998
29.

Homegrown

Directed by: Stephen Gyllenhaal

Starring: Billy Bob Thornton and Hank Azaria

1998
30.

Johnny Skidmarks

Directed by: John Raffo

Starring: Peter Gallagher and Frances McDormand

1998
31.

Hollow Point

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Thomas Ian Griffith and Tia Carrere

1996
32.

Redwood Curtain

(John Lithgow plays Laird Riordan)

Directed by: John Korty

Starring: Jeff Daniels and Lea Salonga

1995
33.

Princess Caraboo

(John Lithgow plays Professor Wilkinson)

Directed by: Michael Austin

Starring: Jim Broadbent and Phoebe Cates

1994
34.

The Pelican Brief

(John Lithgow plays Smith Keen)

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington

1994
35.

Silent Fall

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss and Linda Hamilton

1994
36.

A Good Man In Africa

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Colin Friels and Sean Connery

1994
37.

Cliffhanger

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Sylvester Stallone and John Lithgow

1993
38.

Raising Cain

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: John Lithgow and Lolita Davidovich

1993
39.

Love Cheat and Steal

Directed by: William Curran

Starring: John Lithgow and Eric Roberts

1993
40.

Ricochet

Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

Starring: Denzel Washington and John Lithgow

1992
41.

L.A. Story

(John Lithgow plays Harry Zell)

Directed by: Mick Jackson

Starring: Steve Martin and Victoria Tennant

1991
42.

At Play In the Fields of the Lord

Directed by: Hector Babenco

Starring: Tom Berenger and John Lithgow

1991
43.

Memphis Belle

(John Lithgow plays Lt.Col. Bruce Derringer)

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Matthew Modine and Eric Stoltz

1990
44.

Traveling Man

(John Lithgow plays Ben Cluett)

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: John Lithgow and Jonathan Silverman

1989
45.

Out Cold

Directed by: Malcolm Mowbray

Starring: Laura Alcalde and Madison Arnold

1989
46.

Distant Thunder

Directed by: Rick Rosenthal

Starring: Ralph Macchio and John Lithgow

1988
47.

Bigfoot and the Hendersons

Directed by: William Dear

Starring: John Lithgow and Melinda Dillon

1987
48.

My Letter to George

Directed by: Michael Laughlin

Starring: Jodie Foster and John Lithgow

1986
49.

Resting Place

Directed by: John Korty

Starring: Richard Bradford and Richard Brooks

1986
50.

The Manhattan Project

Directed by: Marshall Brickman

Starring: John Lithgow and Richard Council

1986
51.

Santa Claus: The Movie

(John Lithgow plays B.Z.)

Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

Starring: Dudley Moore and John Lithgow

1985
52.

Mesmerized

(John Lithgow plays Oliver Thompson)

Directed by: Michael Laughlin

Starring: Jodie Foster and John Lithgow

1985
53.

2010: The Year We Make Contact

(John Lithgow plays Dr. Walter Curnow)

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Roy Scheider and John Lithgow

1985
54.

Santa Claus

Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

Starring: Dudley Moore and John Lithgow

1985
55.

Footloose

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Kevin Bacon and Lori Singer

1984
56.

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

Directed by: W.D. Richter

Starring: Peter Weller and John Lithgow

1984
57.

Terms of Endearment

(John Lithgow plays Sam Burns)

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Shirley MacLaine and Debra Winger

1983
58.

The Day After

(John Lithgow plays Joe Huxley)

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Starring: Jason Robards and JoBeth Williams

1983
59.

Twilight Zone: The Movie

Directed by: Joe Dante and John Landis

Starring: Dan Aykroyd and Albert Brooks

1983
60.

I'm Dancing As Fast As I Can

Directed by: Jack Hofsiss

Starring: Jill Clayburgh and Nicol Williamson

1982
61.

The World According to Garp

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Robin Williams and Mary Beth Hurt

1982
62.

Blow Out

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: John Travolta and Nancy Allen

1981
63.

All That Jazz

(John Lithgow plays Lucas Sergeant)

Directed by: Bob Fosse

Starring: Roy Scheider and Jessica Lange

1979
64.

Rich Kids

Directed by: Robert M. Young

Starring: Trini Alvarado and Jeremy Levy

1979
65.

The Big Fix

Directed by: Jeremy Kagan

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss and Susan Anspach

1978
66.

Obsession

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Cliff Robertson and Genevive Bujold

1976
67.

Dealing Or the Berkeley to Boston Forty Brick Lost Bag Blues

Directed by: Paul Williams

Starring: Howard Gardner and Robert F. Lyons

1972