Best Movies of Tom Skerritt

Alien (1979)

Aggregate Rating: 268 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 83 | Earnings: $78.90M

After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious life-form, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.


MASH (1970)

Aggregate Rating: 227 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 79 | Earnings: $81.60M

The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.


Contact (1997)

Aggregate Rating: 161 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 62 | Earnings: $100.85M

Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of extraterrestrial intelligence, sending plans for a mysterious machine.


A River Runs Through It (1992)

Aggregate Rating: 147 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 68 | Earnings: $43.44M

The story about two sons of a stern minister -- one reserved, one rebellious -- growing up in rural Montana while devoted to fly fishing.


The Dead Zone (1983)

Aggregate Rating: 147 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: null

A man awakens from a coma to discover he has a psychic ability.


Redemption Road (2010)

Aggregate Rating: 102 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 44 | Earnings: $0.03M

Two men embark on a music-steeped journey through the American South.


Swing (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 98 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 36 | Earnings: null

A struggling musician happens upon a nightclub that's frozen in time.


The Other Sister (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 94 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 28 | Earnings: $27.80M

A mentally challenged young woman seeks independence by obtaining her own apartment and attending college while her family plans her sister's wedding.


The Turning Point (1977)

Aggregate Rating: 70 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

When her daughter joins a ballet company, a former dancer is forced to confront her long-ago decision to give up the stage to have a family.


Silence of the North (1981)

Aggregate Rating: 67 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Based on the biography of Olive Fredrickson, It tells of her life as a girl, then a trapper's wife and later a widow with three small children surviving under rugged pioneer conditions in ...


Ice Castles (1978)

Aggregate Rating: 66 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A young girl is on top of the world until a tragic accident dashes her hopes and dreams of becoming a world-class figure skater. Only with the help of those who love her can she prove to ...


Redwood Highway (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 64 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.13M

Marie decides to journey 80 miles on foot to the coast of Oregon to revisit the ocean of her past for the first time in 45 years.


The Velveteen Rabbit (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 64 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A lonely boy wins over his distant father and strict grandmother with help from a brave velveteen rabbit whose one wish is to become a real rabbit someday.


Knight Moves (1992)

Aggregate Rating: 62 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $0.92M

A chess grandmaster is in a big tournament, and when his lover is found painted up and the blood drained out of her body he becomes a chief suspect. After he gets a call from the killer ...


Fighting Back (1982)

Aggregate Rating: 61 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $3.02M

It's a hard crime story about a Philadelphia shop owner who has enough of the criminals' violences and ravages. He organizes a patrol of civil people. It all starts to go wrong because his ...


Savage Harvest (1981)

Aggregate Rating: 61 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A family in Africa finds itself under attack by a pride of lions.


Changing Hearts (2002)

Aggregate Rating: 61 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Based on Daniel Wright's award-winning play "Colored Eggs", is a drama/comedy about life, loss and love among an eccentric group of characters whose lives intersect under less than ideal circumstances.


Big Bad Mama (1974)

Aggregate Rating: 58 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Mama and daughters get forced by circumstances into bootlegging and bank robbing, and travel across the country trailed by the law.


Soda Springs (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 58 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

The story of a man's struggle to claim his future by confronting his past. The road is not an easy one as old demons resurface to threaten everything Eden has fought to overcome.


Whiteout (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 58 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $10.27M

U.S. Marshal Carrie Stetko tracks a killer in Antarctica, as the sun is about to set for six months.



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