Lily Tomlin Movies List: Best To Worst

Nashville
R

Nashville

(1975)
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Altman
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Jeff Goldblum, Karen Black, David Arkin, Ronee Blakley, Lily Tomlin
The Muppets Go to the Movies

The Muppets Go to the Movies

(1981)
As:
Cast
Role:
Herself
Director:
Peter Harris
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Dudley Moore
The Celluloid Closet
R

The Celluloid Closet

(1995)
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman
Genres:
Documentary, History
Star Cast:
Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Curtis, Arthur Laurents, Armistead Maupin
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Scarecrow in a Garden of Cucumbers

(1972)
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert J. Kaplan
Genres:
Comedy, Musical, Drama
Star Cast:
David Margulies, Holly Woodlawn, Tally Brown, Suzanne Skillen
Short Cuts
R

Short Cuts

(1993)
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Altman
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tom Waits, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Frances McDormand, Jack Lemmon, Robert Downey Jr.
The Player
TV-MA

The Player

(1992)
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Altman
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
John Cusack, Burt Reynolds, Julia Roberts, Jack Lemmon, Greta Scacchi
The Late Show
PG

The Late Show

(1977)
As:
Cast
Role:
Margo Sterling
Director:
Robert Benton
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Eugene Roche, Joanna Cassidy, Art Carney, Bill Macy
All of Me
PG

All of Me

(1984)
As:
Cast
Role:
Edwina Cutwater
Director:
Carl Reiner
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Steve Martin, Victoria Tennant, Richard Libertini, Madolyn Smith Osborne
Nine to Five
PG

Nine to Five

(1980)
As:
Cast
Role:
Violet Newstead
Director:
Colin Higgins
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sterling Hayden, Dabney Coleman, Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda
A Prairie Home Companion
PG-13

A Prairie Home Companion

(2006)
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Altman
Genres:
Drama, Musical, Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tommy Lee Jones, Maya Rudolph, Garrison Keillor, Woody Harrelson, Lindsay Lohan
Tea with Mussolini
PG

Tea with Mussolini

(1999)
As:
Cast
Role:
Georgie Rockwell
Director:
Franco Zeffirelli
Genres:
Comedy, War, Drama
Star Cast:
Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright, Cher
Flirting with Disaster
R

Flirting with Disaster

(1996)
As:
Cast
Director:
David O. Russell
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Patricia Arquette, Téa Leoni, Mary Tyler Moore, George Segal
Grandma
R

Grandma

(2015)
As:
Cast
Role:
Elle
Director:
Paul Weitz
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Sam Elliott, Judy Greer, John Cho, Julia Garner
I Heart Huckabees
R

I Heart Huckabees

(2004)
As:
Cast
Role:
Vivian
Director:
David O. Russell
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mark Wahlberg, Dustin Hoffman, Jason Schwartzman, Isabelle Huppert
Shadows and Fog
PG-13

Shadows and Fog

(1991)
As:
Cast
Director:
Woody Allen
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Cusack, John Malkovich, Mia Farrow, Woody Allen, Lily Tomlin
Blue in the Face
R

Blue in the Face

(1995)
As:
Cast
Role:
Waffle Eater
Director:
Paul Auster, Wayne Wang, Harvey Wang
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Keith David, Mira Sorvino, Lou Reed, Michael J. Fox
Big Business
PG

Big Business

(1988)
As:
Cast
Role:
Rose Shelton / Rose Ratliff
Director:
Jim Abrahams
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Seth Green, Bette Midler, Edward Herrmann, Fred Ward, Lily Tomlin
Orange County
PG-13

Orange County

(2002)
As:
Cast
Director:
Jake Kasdan
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Colin Hanks, Jack Black, Schuyler Fisk, Bret Harrison
The Kid
PG

The Kid

(2000)
As:
Cast
Role:
Janet
Director:
Jon Turteltaub
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bruce Willis, Spencer Breslin, Matthew Perry, Jean Smart, Emily Mortimer
The Incredible Shrinking Woman
PG

The Incredible Shrinking Woman

(1981)
As:
Cast
Role:
Pat Kramer / Judith Beasley / Telephone Operator
Director:
Joel Schumacher
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Henry Gibson, Elizabeth Wilson, Charles Grodin, Ned Beatty
The Walker
R

The Walker

(2007)
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Schrader
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Kristin Scott Thomas, Willem Dafoe, Woody Harrelson, Lauren Bacall
The Pink Panther 2
PG

The Pink Panther 2

(2009)
As:
Cast
Director:
Harald Zwart
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Crime, Family
Star Cast:
John Cleese, Steve Martin, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jean Reno
Admission
PG-13

Admission

(2013)
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Weitz
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, Gloria Reuben, Ann Harada
The Beverly Hillbillies
PG

The Beverly Hillbillies

(1993)
As:
Cast
Role:
Miss Jane Hathaway
Director:
Penelope Spheeris
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Cloris Leachman, Diedrich Bader, Jim Varney, Erika Eleniak, Rob Schneider
Krippendorf's Tribe
PG-13

Krippendorf's Tribe

(1998)
As:
Cast
Director:
Todd Holland
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Natasha Lyonne, Mila Kunis, Richard Dreyfuss, Jenna Elfman
Getting Away with Murder
R

Getting Away with Murder

(1996)
As:
Cast
Role:
Inga Mueller
Director:
Harvey Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Lemmon, Bonnie Hunt, Dan Aykroyd, Brian Kerwin, Lily Tomlin
Moment by Moment
R

Moment by Moment

(1978)
As:
Cast
Role:
Trisha
Director:
Jane Wagner
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
John Travolta, Andra Akers, Bert Kramer, Shelley R. Bonus
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Ctadc

(2013)
As:
Cast
Director:
Hunter G. Williams
Genres:
Adventure, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Scott Michael Campbell, Tess Kartel, Liv von Oelreich, Kristina Ellery
Call to Action

Call to Action

(2012)
As:
Cast
Role:
Lily
Director:
Hunter G. Williams
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Nicole Sienna, Hunter G. Williams, Aqueela Zoll, J. Kristopher
An Apology to Elephants
TV-PG

An Apology to Elephants

(2013)
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Herself - Narrator
Director:
Amy Schatz
Genres:
Documentary, Short
Star Cast:
Pat Derby, Colleen Kinzley, Jeff Kinzley, Ross MacPhee
The Procession
TV-PG

The Procession

(2012)
As:
Cast
Role:
Jason's mom
Director:
Robert Festinger
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Lucy Punch, John Fisher, Ryan Lester
The Search for Signs of Inteligent Life in the Universe
PG-13

The Search for Signs of Inteligent Life in the Universe

(1991)
As:
Cast
Role:
Truby the Bag Lady / Agnus Angst / Kate / Brandy / Tina
Director:
John Bailey
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Clay Walker
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Reno Finds Her Mom

(1998)
As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Lydia Dean Pilcher
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mary Tyler Moore, Reno

TV Movie(s)

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The Lily Tomlin Special

(1975)
As:
Writer
Director:
Jay Sandrich
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Laraine Newman, Doris Roberts, Christopher Guest, Valri Bromfield, Betty Beaird
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Lily

(1973)
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Herself / Ernestine / Edith Ann / Various
Director:
Rick Wallace
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alan Alda, Judith Kahan, Richard Pryor, Felix Silla
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The Paul Simon Special

(1977)
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Herself
Director:
Dave Wilson
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Chevy Chase, Paul Simon, Charles Grodin, Art Garfunkel
And the Band Played On
PG-13

And the Band Played On

(1993)
As:
Cast
Director:
Roger Spottiswoode
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ian McKellen, Patrick Bauchau, Alan Alda, Steve Martin, Nathalie Baye
Lily: Sold Out

Lily: Sold Out

(1981)
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Herself / Various Characters
Director:
Bill Davis, Tony Charmoli
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Melanie Mayron, Harvey Lembeck, Paul Anka, Jane Fonda

Animation(s)

The Simpsons
TV-14

The Simpsons (1989)

As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Kirkland, Steven Dean Moore, Bob Anderson, Matthew Nastuk, Jim Reardon
Genres:
Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Ben Stiller, Carmen Electra, Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner
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PG

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

As:
Cast
Role:
Aunt May
Director:
Rodney Rothman, Peter Ramsey, Bob Persichetti
Genres:
Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Hailee Steinfeld, Nicolas Cage, Chris Pine, Oscar Isaac, Lily Tomlin
Sesame Street
TV-Y

Sesame Street (1969)

As:
Cast
Director:
Lisa Simon, Emily Squires, Ken Diego, Victor DiNapoli, Ted May
Genres:
Animation, Family, Fantasy, Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Jimmy Fallon, Caroll Spinney, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Jim Henson
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Edith Ann: A Few Pieces of the Puzzle (1994)

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Edith Ann
Director:
Tamara Varga
Genres:
Family, Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Pamela Adlon, Thom Sharp, Amy Ziff, Erik McKay
The Magic School Bus
TV-Y

The Magic School Bus (1994)

As:
Cast
Role:
Ms. Valerie Frizzle
Director:
Larry Jacobs, Charles E. Bastien
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Cindy Williams, Dolly Parton, Erica Luttrell, Daniel DeSanto
Gake no ue no Ponyo
G

Gake no ue no Ponyo (2008)

As:
Cast
Director:
Hayao Miyazaki
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Adventure, Animation, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tomoko Yamaguchi, Kazushige Nagashima, Yûki Amami, George Tokoro, Yuria Nara
The Ant Bully
PG

The Ant Bully (2006)

As:
Cast
Director:
John A. Davis
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Animation, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Bruce Campbell, Julia Roberts, Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Paul Giamatti
Edith Ann's Christmas (Just Say Noël)

Edith Ann's Christmas (Just Say Noël) (1996)

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Edith Ann
Director:
Bob Kurtz
Genres:
Animation, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Pamela Adlon, Bonnie Hunt, Pat Fraley, Reno

TV Shows and Videos

The West Wing
TV-14

The West Wing (1999)

As:
Cast
Director:
Christopher Misiano, Alex Graves, Thomas Schlamme, Lesli Linka Glatter, Laura Innes
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
John Goodman, Jon Bon Jovi, Marlee Matlin, Rob Lowe, Matthew Perry
The X Files
TV-14

The X Files (1993)

As:
Cast
Director:
Kim Manners, Rob Bowman, David Nutter, Chris Carter, R.W. Goodwin
Genres:
Drama, Sci-Fi, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Bruce Campbell, Jack Black, Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny, Mitch Pileggi
The Electric Company
TV-G

The Electric Company (1971)

As:
Cast
Director:
John Tracy, Bob Schwarz, Henry Behar
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Morgan Freeman, Mel Brooks, Rita Moreno, Skip Hinnant
Saturday Night Live
TV-PG

Saturday Night Live (1975)

As:
Cast
Director:
Ben Stiller, Dave Wilson, Beth McCarthy-Miller, Don Roy King, James Signorelli
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Ben Stiller, Chris Farley, Colin Firth, Don Pardo
Homicide: Life on the Street
TV-14

Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)

As:
Cast
Director:
Kenneth Fink, Alan Taylor, Nick Gomez, Peter Medak, Jean de Segonzac
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Bruce Campbell, James Earl Jones, Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto
Laugh-In
TV-PG

Laugh-In (1967)

As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Warren, Gordon Wiles
Genres:
Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Dick Martin, Ruth Buzzi, Gary Owens, Arte Johnson
Eastbound & Down
TV-MA

Eastbound & Down (2009)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jody Hill, David Gordon Green
Genres:
Comedy, Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Marilyn Manson, Matthew McConaughey, Will Ferrell, Danny McBride
Grace and Frankie
TV-MA

Grace and Frankie (2015)

As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Frankie Bergstein / ...
Director:
Andy Ackerman, Ken Whittingham, Dean Parisot, Melanie Mayron, Arlene Sanford
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sam Waterston, Sam Elliott, Martin Sheen, Brooklyn Decker, Craig T. Nelson
Damages
TV-MA

Damages (2007)

As:
Cast
Director:
Todd A. Kessler, Matthew Penn, Timothy Busfield, Tate Donovan, Glenn Kessler
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
John Goodman, Alexandra Daddario, Ted Danson, Glenn Close
Frasier
TV-PG

Frasier (1993)

As:
Cast
Director:
David Lee, Kelsey Grammer, Pamela Fryman, James Burrows, Sheldon Epps
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Aaron Eckhart, Ben Stiller, Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service
TV-14

NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (2003)

As:
Cast
Director:
Dennis Smith, Tony Wharmby, Terrence O'Hara, Thomas J. Wright, James Whitmore Jr.
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Crime, Thriller, Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
LL Cool J, Troian Bellisario, Courtney Ford, Beth Riesgraf, Pauley Perrette
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Walk and Talk the Vote: West Wing Reunion - Bridget Mary McCormack (2012)

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Mayers
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Allison Janney, Mary McCormack, Richard Schiff, Janel Moloney
Pryor's Place

Pryor's Place (1984)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
John Ritter, Robin Williams, Marla Gibbs, Richard Pryor
12 Miles of Bad Road

12 Miles of Bad Road (2007)

As:
Cast
Role:
Amelia Shakespeare
Director:
Michael Engler, Harry Thomason
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Leigh-Allyn Baker, Kim Dickens, Katherine LaNasa, Mary Kay Place, David Andrews
Desperate Housewives
TV-14

Desperate Housewives (2004)

As:
Cast
Director:
David Grossman, Larry Shaw, David Warren, Arlene Sanford, Bethany Rooney
Genres:
Romance, Mystery, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sarah Paulson, Marlee Matlin, Bob Newhart, Brian Austin Green, Drea de Matteo
Web Therapy

Web Therapy (2008)

As:
Cast
Director:
Don Roos, Dan Bucatinsky
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Craig Ferguson, Lisa Kudrow, Minnie Driver, Jane Lynch, Alan Cumming
Will & Grace
TV-14

Will & Grace (1998)

As:
Cast
Director:
James Burrows
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Seth MacFarlane, Jack Black, Megan Mullally, Eric McCormack, Debra Messing
Murphy Brown

Murphy Brown (1988)

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Bonerz, Barnet Kellman, Lee Shallat Chemel, Joe Regalbuto, Alan Rafkin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Candice Bergen, Faith Ford, Charles Kimbrough, Joe Regalbuto
Web Therapy
TV-14

Web Therapy (2011)

As:
Cast
Director:
Don Roos, Dan Bucatinsky
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Craig Ferguson, Lisa Kudrow, Dan Bucatinsky, Jennifer Elise Cox, Victor Garber
Malibu Country

Malibu Country (2012)

As:
Cast
Role:
Lillie Mae MacKenzie
Director:
Andrew D. Weyman, Phill Lewis, Robbie Countryman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Reba McEntire, Sara Rue, Justin Prentice, Juliette Angelo