Tommy Lee Jones

Tommy Lee Jones (born September 15, 1946) is an American actor and film director. He has received three Academy Award nominations, winning one as Best Supporting Actor for the 1993 thriller film The Fugitive. His notable film roles include federal marshal Samuel Gerard in The Fugitive and its sequel U.S. Marshals, the villain "Two-Face" in Batman Forever, terrorist William Strannix in Under Siege, Agent K in the Men in Black films, former Texas Ranger Woodrow F. Call in Lonesome Dove, Ed Tom Bell in No Country for Old Men, a Texas Ranger in Man of the House and rancher Pete Perkins in The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada. Jones has also portrayed real-life figures such as businessman Howard Hughes, executed murderer Gary Gilmore, Oliver Lynn in Coal Miner's Daughter and baseball great Ty Cobb. Description above from the Wikipedia article Tommy Lee Jones, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Lincoln (2012)

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The revealing story of the 16th US President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Sally Field  •  David Strathairn  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt

The revealing story of the 16th US President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Sally Field  •  David Strathairn  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt

No Country for Old Men (2007)

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Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the violent pursuit of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Javier Bardem  •  Josh Brolin  •  Woody Harrelson

Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the violent pursuit of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Javier Bardem  •  Josh Brolin  •  Woody Harrelson

Natural Born Killers (1994)

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Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Juliette Lewis  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Robert Downey Jr.

Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Juliette Lewis  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Robert Downey Jr.

A Prairie Home Companion (2006)

A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Marylouise Burke  •  Woody Harrelson  •  L. Q. Jones  •  Tommy Lee Jones

A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Marylouise Burke  •  Woody Harrelson  •  L. Q. Jones  •  Tommy Lee Jones

Batman Forever (1995)

Batman must battle a disfigured district attorney and a disgruntled former employee with help from an amorous psychologist and a young circus acrobat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Jim Carrey  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Tommy Lee Jones

Batman must battle a disfigured district attorney and a disgruntled former employee with help from an amorous psychologist and a young circus acrobat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Jim Carrey  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Tommy Lee Jones

Blown Away (1994)

Blown Away tells the story of Jimmy Dove who works for the Boston bomb squad. Shortly after Dove leaves the force his partner is killed by a bomb that Dove thinks might have been made by someone he knows.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Hopkins
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Lloyd Bridges  •  Forest Whitaker

Blown Away tells the story of Jimmy Dove who works for the Boston bomb squad. Shortly after Dove leaves the force his partner is killed by a bomb that Dove thinks might have been made by someone he knows.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Hopkins
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Lloyd Bridges  •  Forest Whitaker

Blue Sky (1994)

Hank Marshall is a tough, square-jawed, straitlaced Army engineer and nuclear science expert, assigned to help conduct weapons-testing in 1950's America. Hank has become a thorn in the side of the Army, though, for a couple of very different reasons. He is an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Richardson
CAST:  Jessica Lange  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Powers Boothe  •  Carrie Snodgress

Hank Marshall is a tough, square-jawed, straitlaced Army engineer and nuclear science expert, assigned to help conduct weapons-testing in 1950's America. Hank has become a thorn in the side of the Army, though, for a couple of very different reasons. He is an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Richardson
CAST:  Jessica Lange  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Powers Boothe  •  Carrie Snodgress

Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)

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Biography of Loretta Lynn, a country and western singer that came from poverty to fame.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Sissy Spacek  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Levon Helm  •  Phyllis Boyens

Biography of Loretta Lynn, a country and western singer that came from poverty to fame.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  Sissy Spacek  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Levon Helm  •  Phyllis Boyens

Double Jeopardy (1999)

A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Ashley Judd  •  Bruce Greenwood  •  Annabeth Gish

A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Ashley Judd  •  Bruce Greenwood  •  Annabeth Gish

Heaven & Earth (1993)

Le Ly lives in a small Vietnamese village whose serenity is shattered when war breaks out. Caught between the Viet Cong and the South Vietnamese army, the village is all but destroyed. After being both brutalized and raped, Le Ly resolves to flee. She leaves for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Robert John Burke  •  Timothy Carhart  •  Tim Guinee

Le Ly lives in a small Vietnamese village whose serenity is shattered when war breaks out. Caught between the Viet Cong and the South Vietnamese army, the village is all but destroyed. After being both brutalized and raped, Le Ly resolves to flee. She leaves for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Robert John Burke  •  Timothy Carhart  •  Tim Guinee

JFK (1991)

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Follows the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy led by New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Gary Oldman  •  Kevin Bacon

Follows the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy led by New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Gary Oldman  •  Kevin Bacon

Man of the House (2005)

Texas Ranger Roland Sharp is assigned to protect the only witnesses to the murder of a key figure in the prosecution of a drug kingpin -- a group of University of Texas cheerleaders. Sharp must now go undercover as an assistant cheerleading coach and move in with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Herek
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Cedric the Entertainer  •  Christina Milian  •  Paula Garcés

Texas Ranger Roland Sharp is assigned to protect the only witnesses to the murder of a key figure in the prosecution of a drug kingpin -- a group of University of Texas cheerleaders. Sharp must now go undercover as an assistant cheerleading coach and move in with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Herek
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Cedric the Entertainer  •  Christina Milian  •  Paula Garcés

Men in Black (1997)

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After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find themselves in the middle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Will Smith  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  Vincent D'Onofrio

After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find themselves in the middle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Will Smith  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  Vincent D'Onofrio

Men in Black II (2002)

Kay and Jay reunite to provide our best, last and only line of defense against a sinister seductress who levels the toughest challenge yet to the MIB's untarnished mission statement – protecting Earth from the scum of the universe. It's been four years since the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Will Smith  •  Rip Torn  •  Lara Flynn Boyle

Kay and Jay reunite to provide our best, last and only line of defense against a sinister seductress who levels the toughest challenge yet to the MIB's untarnished mission statement – protecting Earth from the scum of the universe. It's been four years since the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Will Smith  •  Rip Torn  •  Lara Flynn Boyle

Rolling Thunder (1977)

A Vietnam veteran, Charles Rane, returns home after years in a POW camp and is treated as a hero. When thugs invade his home to steal the silver coins he received for his service, they mangle his hand and leave him and his family for dead. Rane survives and becomes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Flynn
CAST:  William Devane  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Linda Haynes  •  James Best

A Vietnam veteran, Charles Rane, returns home after years in a POW camp and is treated as a hero. When thugs invade his home to steal the silver coins he received for his service, they mangle his hand and leave him and his family for dead. Rane survives and becomes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Flynn
CAST:  William Devane  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Linda Haynes  •  James Best

Rules of Engagement (2000)

Part war movie, part courtroom thriller, this gripping drama finds a war hero put on trial for a rescue mission gone terribly wrong with only his doubtful friend and fellow marine to represent him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Guy Pearce  •  Ben Kingsley

Part war movie, part courtroom thriller, this gripping drama finds a war hero put on trial for a rescue mission gone terribly wrong with only his doubtful friend and fellow marine to represent him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Friedkin
CAST:  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Guy Pearce  •  Ben Kingsley

Small Soldiers (1998)

When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Gregory Smith  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  Denis Leary  •  Phil Hartman

When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Gregory Smith  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  Denis Leary  •  Phil Hartman

Space Cowboys (2000)

Frank Corvin, ‘Hawk’ Hawkins, Jerry O'Neill and ‘Tank’ Sullivan were hotdog members of Project Daedalus, the Air Force's test program for space travel, but their hopes were dashed in 1958 with the formation of NASA and the use of trained chimps. They blackmail ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Donald Sutherland  •  James Garner

Frank Corvin, ‘Hawk’ Hawkins, Jerry O'Neill and ‘Tank’ Sullivan were hotdog members of Project Daedalus, the Air Force's test program for space travel, but their hopes were dashed in 1958 with the formation of NASA and the use of trained chimps. They blackmail ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Donald Sutherland  •  James Garner

Stormy Monday (1988)

When a corrupt American businessman tries to strong arm his way into businesses in Newcastle, England, he is thwarted by a club attendant and his waitress girlfriend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Melanie Griffith  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Sting  •  Sean Bean

When a corrupt American businessman tries to strong arm his way into businesses in Newcastle, England, he is thwarted by a club attendant and his waitress girlfriend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Melanie Griffith  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Sting  •  Sean Bean

The Betsy (1978)

Ruthless patriarch Loren hires racecar driver Angelo to build a more efficient vehicle against the wishes of his grandson. But things get even messier when Angelo romances two women in Loren's life -- his great-granddaughter and his mistress.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Robert Duvall  •  Katharine Ross

Ruthless patriarch Loren hires racecar driver Angelo to build a more efficient vehicle against the wishes of his grandson. But things get even messier when Angelo romances two women in Loren's life -- his great-granddaughter and his mistress.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Petrie
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Robert Duvall  •  Katharine Ross
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