Tim Allen Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Galaxy Quest
PG

Galaxy Quest

(1999)
17
7
As:
Cast
Role:
Jason Nesmith
Director:
Dean Parisot
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Alan Rickman, Sigourney Weaver, Tony Shalhoub, Sam Rockwell
Plot:

The cast of an old space-adventure series named Galaxy Quest are transported by aliens called Thermians, who believe the TV show is actually a historical documentary series. Unfortunately, while abroad the very real NSEA Protector, they are forced to go to war against the evil-warlord Sarris who wants Omega 13, a secret superweapon. 

17
7
The Santa Clause
PG

The Santa Clause

(1994)
28
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Scott Calvin / Santa Claus
Director:
John Pasquin
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
David Krumholtz, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, Eric Lloyd
28
1
Wild Hogs
TV-14

Wild Hogs

(2007)
28
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Doug Madsen
Director:
Walt Becker
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
John Travolta, William H. Macy, Ray Liotta, Martin Lawrence
Plot:

Four middle-aged Cincinnati friends decide to put some color in their drab, routine lives and commence on a bike trip to the Pacific as Wild Hogs. But as they meet a nasty, aggressive biker gang ‘Del Fuegos,’ who steals a bike from them, the friends resolve to get it back, thus turning the whole trip into an adventure they’ll never forget.

28
4
The Santa Clause 2
G

The Santa Clause 2

(2002)
31
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Santa Claus / Scott Calvin / Toy Santa
Director:
Michael Lembeck
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Mitchell, David Krumholtz, Molly Shannon, Judge Reinhold
Plot:

The Santa Claus 2 is a fantasy comedy film, which tells the story of Scott Calvin, who has been a humble Santa Claus for several years, but suddenly realizes that if he doesn’t get married before the next Christmas Eve, he will need to stop being Santa, as per the rules.  Things get complicated even further, when he sees that his son’s name is on the naughty list. 

31
1
Big Trouble
PG-13

Big Trouble

(2002)
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Eliot Arnold
Director:
Barry Sonnenfeld
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Thriller
Star Cast:
Tom Sizemore, Stanley Tucci, Janeane Garofalo, Zooey Deschanel, Tim Allen
13
2
For Richer or Poorer
PG-13

For Richer or Poorer

(1997)
28
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Brad Sexton
Director:
Bryan Spicer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Kirstie Alley, Michael Lerner, Jay O. Sanders, Wayne Knight
28
2
Redbelt
R

Redbelt

(2008)
3
2
As:
Cast
Director:
David Mamet
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alice Braga, Emily Mortimer, Jose Pablo Cantillo
3
2
Jungle 2 Jungle
PG

Jungle 2 Jungle

(1997)
33
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Michael Cromwell
Director:
John Pasquin
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Martin Short, Lolita Davidovich, JoBeth Williams, Sam Huntington
33
2
Who Is Cletis Tout?
R

Who Is Cletis Tout?

(2001)
4
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Critical Jim
Director:
Chris Ver Wiel
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Billy Connolly, Christian Slater, Portia de Rossi, Richard Dreyfuss
4
3
Christmas with the Kranks
PG

Christmas with the Kranks

(2004)
23
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Luther Krank
Director:
Joe Roth
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Franz, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, M. Emmet Walsh
Plot:

Since their daughter is away, Luther and Nora Krank decids to skip Christmas celebrations, and instead take a cruise in the Caribbean instead. Their neighbours don’t like this at all, and the Kranks soon become social outcasts, due to their lack of Christmas spirit. However, when their daughter comes home at the last minute, they decide to have a celebration eventually. 

23
1
Joe Somebody
PG

Joe Somebody

(2001)
16
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Scheffer
Director:
John Pasquin
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Kelly Lynch, Julie Bowen, Greg Germann, Hayden Panettiere
16
2
Crazy on the Outside
PG-13

Crazy on the Outside

(2010)
8
0
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Tommy
Director:
Tim Allen
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Julie Bowen, Ray Liotta, Sigourney Weaver, J.K. Simmons
8
0
El Camino Christmas
TV-MA

El Camino Christmas

(2017)
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Larry Michael Roth
Director:
David E. Talbert
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jessica Alba, Kurtwood Smith, Kimberly Quinn, Emilio Rivera
8
2
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause
G

The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause

(2006)
17
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Santa / Scott Calvin
Director:
Michael Lembeck
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Mitchell, Alan Arkin, Martin Short, Judge Reinhold
Plot:

When the wicked Jack Frost comes up with a plan to sabotage the toy factory, it is up to Santa to stop him and also keep his family happy.

17
1
The Six Wives of Henry Lefay
PG-13

The Six Wives of Henry Lefay

(2009)
9
3
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Henry
Director:
Howard Michael Gould
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jenna Elfman, Elisha Cuthbert, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Barbara Barrie
9
3
Meet Wally Sparks
R

Meet Wally Sparks

(1997)
7
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Baldwin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Debi Mazar, Burt Reynolds, Cindy Williams, Roseanne Barr
7
2
The Shaggy Dog
PG

The Shaggy Dog

(2006)
14
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Dave Douglas
Director:
Brian Robbins
Genres:
Fantasy, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Spencer Breslin, Robert Downey Jr., Jane Curtin, Danny Glover
14
2
Zoom
PG

Zoom

(2006)
12
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Jack Shepard / Captain Zoom
Director:
Peter Hewitt
Genres:
Family, Action, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Alexis Bledel, Courteney Cox, Chevy Chase, Spencer Breslin
12
1
Toy Story Midway Mania!

Toy Story Midway Mania!

(2008)
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Buzz Lightyear
Director:
Roger Gould, Sue Bryan
Genres:
Family, Short
Star Cast:
Don Rickles, Joan Cusack, Jeff Garlin, R. Lee Ermey
6
3
Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen

Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen

(1988)
3
3
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Leonard Wong
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Stephanie Hodge, Bill Hicks, John Fox, Joey Gaynor
3
3
Tropical Snow
R

Tropical Snow

(1988)
5
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Ciro DurĂ¡n
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jsu Garcia, Madeleine Stowe, David Carradine, Alfonso Ortiz
5
2
3 Geezers!

3 Geezers!

(2013)
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Tim
Director:
Michelle Schumacher
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
J.K. Simmons, Scott Caan, Kevin Pollak, Basil Hoffman
5
1
Rodney Dangerfield: Opening Night at Rodney's Place
TV-MA

Rodney Dangerfield: Opening Night at Rodney's Place

(1989)
6
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Gregory Sills
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tobey Maguire, Rodney Dangerfield, Richard Epcar, Bernadette Birkett
6
2
Tim Allen: Men Are Pigs

Tim Allen: Men Are Pigs

(1990)
6
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Ellen Brown
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
John Schmidt
6
2
Tim Allen Rewires America

Tim Allen Rewires America

(1991)
4
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Ellen Brown
Genres:
Documentary, Comedy
Star Cast:
Tim Allen
4
1
These Guys

These Guys

(2003)
3
3
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Gary Halvorson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Anita Barone, Jsu Garcia, Currie Graham, Alex Kapp
3
3
The 46th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

The 46th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

(1994)
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Presenter
Director:
Louis J. Horvitz
Star Cast:
David Angell, Jason Alexander, Kirstie Alley, Kathy Baker
4
1
The 38th Annual Grammy Awards

The 38th Annual Grammy Awards

(1996)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Tony Bennett, Ellen DeGeneres, Michael Blakey, Mary J. Blige
2
1
The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

(1999)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Louis J. Horvitz
Star Cast:
Kirstie Alley, Jennifer Aniston, David Hyde Pierce, Jenna Elfman
3
1

Animation(s)

Toy Story
TV-G

Toy Story (1995)

As:
Cast
Role:
Buzz Lightyear
Director:
John Lasseter
Genres:
Family, Animation, Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Don Rickles, Tom Hanks, Jim Varney, Wallace Shawn
Plot:

Woody, a pull-string cowboy doll, is the favourite of his owner Andy till the arrival of spaceman figure Buzz Lightyear. Desperate to reclaim his position, he plans to do away with Buzz Lightyear. However, things take a turn when they get lost and have to join hands to escape the cruel toy killer –Sid–and return home to their owner.

Toy Story 3
G

Toy Story 3 (2010)

As:
Cast
Role:
Buzz Lightyear
Director:
Lee Unkrich
Genres:
Animation, Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Don Rickles, Tom Hanks, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty
Plot:

This Pixar Animation’s computer-animated comedy film is third in the Toy Story series. As Andy, prepares to leave for college, Woody, Buzz Lightyear and other toys – some new – find themselves in a day-care centre instead of the attic. They now have to devise a plan to return home before Andy leaves.

Toy Story 4
G

Toy Story 4 (2019)

As:
Cast
Role:
Buzz Lightyear
Director:
Josh Cooley
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Keanu Reeves, Tom Hanks, Betty White, Laurie Metcalf, Mel Brooks
Plot:

The fourth installment in Pixar's Toy Story series, the film begins with Woody being given away to a new owner and his struggle to adjust in the new surroundings and also to a new toy called Forky. The story then goes on to portray his adventures when he and his gang set on a road trip with their owner, meeting his long lost friend Bo Peep on the way. 

Toy Story 2
G

Toy Story 2 (1999)

As:
Cast
Role:
Buzz Lightyear
Director:
John Lasseter, Ash Brannon, Lee Unkrich
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy, Animation, Family
Star Cast:
Don Rickles, Tom Hanks, Joan Cusack, Kelsey Grammer
Plot:

When greedy toy collector Al McWhiggin steals Woody to send him to a Japanese museum, Buzz Lightyear leads the rest of Andy's toys on a brave rescue mission. Woody, however, learns that he is a rare collectible from a popular television show and is introduced to other members of his team, who convince him to stay.

Partysaurus Rex
G

Partysaurus Rex (2012)

As:
Cast
Role:
Buzz Lightyear
Director:
Mark A. Walsh
Genres:
Comedy, Animation, Fantasy, Family, Short
Star Cast:
Don Rickles, Tom Hanks, Wallace Shawn, Corey Burton
Toy Story of Terror
TV-G

Toy Story of Terror (2013)

As:
Cast
Role:
Buzz Lightyear
Director:
Angus MacLane
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Animation, Short, Family, Horror, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Don Rickles, Tom Hanks, Joan Cusack, Carl Weathers
Hawaiian Vacation
G

Hawaiian Vacation (2011)

As:
Cast
Role:
Buzz Lightyear
Director:
Gary Rydstrom
Genres:
Short, Animation, Fantasy, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Don Rickles, Tom Hanks, Joan Cusack, Kristen Schaal
Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2
PG

Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 (2018)

As:
Cast
Role:
Buzz Lightyear (voice)
Director:
Rich Moore, Phil Johnston
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Animation, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Gal Gadot, Mandy Moore, Vin Diesel, Taraji P. Henson, Sarah Silverman
Plot:

Ralph and Vanellope discover a Wi-Fi router in their arcade, which leads them into a new adventure in the uncharted land of the internet.  

Toy Story That Time Forgot
TV-G

Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014)

As:
Cast
Role:
Buzz Lightyear
Director:
Steve Purcell
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure, Animation, Family, Short
Star Cast:
Don Rickles, Tom Hanks, Kristen Schaal, Kevin McKidd
Cars
G

Cars (2006)

As:
Cast
Director:
John Lasseter, Joe Ranft
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Sport, Animation
Star Cast:
John Goodman, Tom Hanks, Jeremy Piven, Owen Wilson, Tim Allen
Plot:

Cars, the animated Pixar classic, tells the story of anthropomorphic talking cars. Racing rookie Lightning McQueen finds himself trapped in Radiator Springs after falling off his truck. As McQueen starts doing community service for damaging roads, he makes friends, falls in love, and ends up being trained by racing legend Hudson Hornet to discover who he truly is inside. 

Small Fry
G

Small Fry (2011)

As:
Cast
Role:
Buzz Lightyear
Director:
Angus MacLane, Dylan Brown
Genres:
Fantasy, Animation, Short, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Don Rickles, Lori Alan, Carlos Alazraqui, Bob Bergen
Jimmy Neutron: Win, Lose and Kaboom
TV-Y

Jimmy Neutron: Win, Lose and Kaboom (2004)

As:
Cast
Role:
Meldar Prime
Director:
Mike Gasaway
Genres:
Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jeff Bennett, Carlos Alazraqui, Alyssa Milano, Megan Cavanagh
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins

Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins (2000)

As:
Cast
Role:
Buzz Lightyear
Director:
Tad Stones
Genres:
Action, Family, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Animation
Star Cast:
Nicole Sullivan, Stephen Furst, Larry Miller, Wayne Knight

TV Shows and Videos

The Larry Sanders Show
TV-MA

The Larry Sanders Show (1992)

As:
Cast
Director:
Todd Holland, Ken Kwapis, Alan Myerson, Michael Lehmann, Garry Shandling
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Bill Maher, Chris Farley, Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor
Disney Magic Kingdom

Disney Magic Kingdom (2016)

As:
Cast
Role:
Buzz Lightyear
Director:
Rob Rowe
Genres:
Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Joan Cusack, Jim Cummings, R. Lee Ermey, John Ratzenberger
ABC TGIF

ABC TGIF (1990)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
John Stamos, Danielle Fishel, Jodie Sweetin, Heather Locklear, Lori Loughlin
Toy Story Racer
E

Toy Story Racer (2001)

As:
Cast
Role:
Buzz Lightyear
Genres:
Fantasy, Action, Family, Sport
Star Cast:
Don Rickles, Earl Boen, Jim Hanks, Jeff Pidgeon
Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3 (2010)

As:
Cast
Role:
Buzz Lightyear
Director:
Lee Unkrich, Scott Kiraly
Star Cast:
Blake Clark, R. Lee Ermey, Jim Hanks, Jeff Pidgeon
An Evening at the Improv

An Evening at the Improv (1982)

As:
Writer
Director:
Douglas Wellman, Ron Kantor, Ari Golan, Jeffrey Garrett
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Stephanie Hodge, Patrick Macnee, Rick Overton, Geoff Bolt, Budd Friedman
Last Man Standing
TV-PG

Last Man Standing (2011)

As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Role:
Mike Baxter
Director:
Tim Allen, John Pasquin, Victor Gonzalez, Ted Wass, Robbie Countryman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Christina Moore, Tony Hawk, Kim Kardashian West, Nancy Travis
Toy Story 2

Toy Story 2 (1999)

As:
Cast
Role:
Buzz Lightyear
Genres:
Family, Action
Star Cast:
Don Rickles, Jim Varney, Earl Boen, R. Lee Ermey
Spin City
TV-14

Spin City (1996)

As:
Cast
Director:
Andy Cadiff, Ted Wass, Lee Shallat Chemel, Carl Lauten
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Maher, Dakota Fanning, Richard Kind, Alan Ruck, Michael Boatman
Home Improvement
TV-G

Home Improvement (1991)

As:
Cast, Producer, Director, Writer
Role:
Tim Taylor
Director:
Peter Bonerz, John Pasquin, Andy Cadiff, Tim Allen, Peter Filsinger
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Lucy Liu, Drew Carey, Janeane Garofalo, Earl Hindman
The Drew Carey Show
TV-PG

The Drew Carey Show (1995)

As:
Cast
Director:
Gerry Cohen, Sam Simon, Bob Koherr, Brian K. Roberts, Steve Zuckerman
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Adam West, Craig Ferguson, Drew Carey, Diedrich Bader, Kathy Kinney
The Penguin King
PG

The Penguin King (2012)

As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator
Director:
Sias Wilson
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Drama
Star Cast:
David Attenborough
Cristela
TV-PG

Cristela (2014)

As:
Cast
Director:
Gail Mancuso, John Pasquin, Victor Gonzalez, Ted Wass, Robbie Countryman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sam McMurray, Roseanne Barr, Carlos Ponce, Maria Canals-Barrera
Soul Man

Soul Man (1997)

As:
Cast
Director:
Don Scardino, Peter Bonerz, John Pasquin, Gil Junger, Ted Wass
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
John Goodman, Dan Aykroyd, Courtney Chase, Brendon Ryan Barrett
Laughing Out Loud: America's Funniest Comedians
PG

Laughing Out Loud: America's Funniest Comedians (2001)

As:
Writer
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Scott 'Carrot Top' Thompson, Louie Anderson, Diane Ford, Richard Belzer, Cheech Marin

Tim Allen Awards

Golden Globe Awards
Home Improvement Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical 1995
People's Choice Awards
Winner Favorite Male Television Performer 1999
Winner Favorite Male Television Performer 1998
Winner Favorite Male Television Performer 1997
Winner Favorite Male TV Performer 1996
Winner Favorite Comedy Motion Picture Actor 1995
Winner Favorite Male TV Performer 1995
Winner Favorite Male TV Performer 1994
Winner Favorite Male TV Performer 1993
Winner Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Series 1992