Tom Waits Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Down by Law
R

Down by Law

(1986)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Zack
Director:
Jim Jarmusch
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Ellen Barkin, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi
3
0
Coffee and Cigarettes III

Coffee and Cigarettes III

(1993)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Tom
Director:
Jim Jarmusch
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Iggy Pop, Tom Waits
1
0
The Outsiders
PG

The Outsiders

(1983)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Francis Ford Coppola
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Patrick Swayze, Rob Lowe
1
0
Rumble Fish
R

Rumble Fish

(1983)
1
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Francis Ford Coppola
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane, Dennis Hopper, Diana Scarwid
1
1
The Fisher King
R

The Fisher King

(1991)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Terry Gilliam
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
David Hyde Pierce, Jeff Bridges, Robin Williams, Lara Harris, Tom Waits
1
0
Short Cuts
R

Short Cuts

(1993)
0
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Altman
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jennifer Jason Leigh, Frances McDormand, Jack Lemmon, Robert Downey Jr.
0
1
Mystery Train
R

Mystery Train

(1989)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Jim Jarmusch
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Steve Buscemi, Masatoshi Nagase, Yûki Kudô, Screamin' Jay Hawkins
0
0
Dracula
R

Dracula

(1992)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Francis Ford Coppola
Genres:
Horror
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Keanu Reeves, Richard E. Grant
0
0
Wristcutters: A Love Story
R

Wristcutters: A Love Story

(2006)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Goran Dukic
Genres:
Fantasy, Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Will Arnett, Leslie Bibb, Abraham Benrubi, Patrick Fugit, Mark Boone Junior
0
0
The Stone Boy
PG

The Stone Boy

(1984)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Christopher Cain
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Duvall, Dean Cain, Glenn Close, Jason Presson
1
0
Seven Psychopaths
R

Seven Psychopaths

(2012)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Martin McDonagh
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, Michael Pitt, Michael Stuhlbarg, Sam Rockwell, Colin Farrell
1
0
Coffee and Cigarettes
R

Coffee and Cigarettes

(2003)
0
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Jim Jarmusch
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Bill Murray, Roberto Benigni, Steven Wright, Joie Lee, Cinqué Lee
0
1
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
PG-13

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

(2009)
4
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Terry Gilliam
Genres:
Mystery, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell, Andrew Garfield, Christopher Plummer
4
0
The Cotton Club
R

The Cotton Club

(1984)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Francis Ford Coppola
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Music
Star Cast:
Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane, Lonette McKee, Bob Hoskins
0
0
Old Man and the Gun
PG-13

Old Man and the Gun

(2018)
2
0
As:
Cast
Director:
David Lowery
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Elisabeth Moss, Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Danny Glover, Tom Waits
2
0
One from the Heart
R

One from the Heart

(1981)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Francis Ford Coppola
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Musical
Star Cast:
Lainie Kazan, Frederic Forrest, Nastassja Kinski, Teri Garr, Harry Dean Stanton
0
0
The Book of Eli
R

The Book of Eli

(2010)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes
Genres:
Drama, Action, Thriller, Adventure
Star Cast:
Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman, Mila Kunis, Ray Stevenson, Jennifer Beals
1
0
Ironweed
R

Ironweed

(1987)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Hector Babenco
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jack Nicholson, Carroll Baker, Diane Venora, Meryl Streep, Michael O'Keefe
1
0
At Play in the Fields of the Lord
R

At Play in the Fields of the Lord

(1991)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Wolf
Director:
Hector Babenco
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Aidan Quinn, Kathy Bates, Tom Berenger, John Lithgow, Daryl Hannah
1
0
Wolfen
R

Wolfen

(1981)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
John D. Hancock, Rupert Hitzig, Michael Wadleigh
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Tom Noonan, Albert Finney, Edward James Olmos, Diane Venora, Gregory Hines
0
0
Until the End of the World
R

Until the End of the World

(1991)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Singer in Bar (uncredited)
Director:
Wim Wenders
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Sam Neill, Max von Sydow, Jeanne Moreau, Lois Chiles
0
1
Paradise Alley
PG

Paradise Alley

(1978)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Sylvester Stallone
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sylvester Stallone, Lee Canalito, Armand Assante, Frank McRae
0
0
Domino
R

Domino

(2005)
2
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Tony Scott
Genres:
Crime, Biography, Drama, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, Keira Knightley, Mickey Rourke, Edgar Ramírez, Delroy Lindo
2
0
Mystery Men
PG-13

Mystery Men

(1999)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Kinka Usher
Genres:
Comedy, Action, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Hank Azaria, Janeane Garofalo, William H. Macy, Kel Mitchell
0
0
The Two Jakes
R

The Two Jakes

(1990)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Jack Nicholson
Genres:
Mystery, Romance, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Harvey Keitel, Meg Tilly, Madeleine Stowe, Eli Wallach, Jack Nicholson
0
0
The Dead Don't Die
R

The Dead Don't Die

(2019)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Hermit Bob
Director:
Jim Jarmusch
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Star Cast:
Selena Gomez, Adam Driver, Bill Murray, Steve Buscemi, Tilda Swinton
2
0
Queens Logic
R

Queens Logic

(1991)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Steve Rash
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Joe Mantegna, Kevin Bacon, John Malkovich, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ken Olin
0
0
Twixt
R

Twixt

(2011)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Francis Ford Coppola
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Star Cast:
Elle Fanning, Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, David Paymer, Bruce Dern
0
0
The Laughing Heart

The Laughing Heart

(2012)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Travis Carr
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Tom Waits
0
0
Candy Mountain
R

Candy Mountain

(1987)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Frank, Rudy Wurlitzer
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jim Jarmusch, Kevin J. O'Connor, Robert Joy, Eric Mitchell
0
0
Bearskin: An Urban Fairytale

Bearskin: An Urban Fairytale

(1989)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Silva
Director:
Ann Guedes, Eduardo Guedes
Star Cast:
Bill Paterson, Charlotte Coleman, Damon Lowry, Júlia Britton
0
0
Cold Feet
R

Cold Feet

(1989)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Kenny
Director:
Robert Dornhelm
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sally Kirkland, Bill Pullman, Jeff Bridges, Rip Torn, Keith Carradine
0
0

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
The Monster of Nix

The Monster of Nix (2011)

As:
Cast
Role:
Virgil
Director:
Rosto
Genres:
Short, Fantasy, Animation
Star Cast:
Terry Gilliam, Olivia Bouyssou, Joe Eshuis, Charles Hubbell

TV Shows and Videos

Greasy Lake

Greasy Lake (1988)

As:
Cast
Director:
Damian Harris
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Eric Stoltz, James Spader, Tegan West, Cisco Pike
Citizen

Citizen (2016)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Amanda Plummer, Augusto Aguilera, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Ralph Michael Brekan

Tom Waits Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Winner Short Cuts (1993) 1994
Grammy Awards
Winner Best Contemporary Folk Album 2000
Winner Best Alternative Music Album 1993
ASCAP Film And Television Music Awards
The Wire Top TV Series 2004