10 Best Timothy Olyphant Movies & TV Shows (Ranked)

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Timothy Olyphant is one of the most charismatic and funniest actors working in the film industry right now. The American actor made his acting debut in an off-Broadway theater in 1995 and then made his onscreen debut with a WB television series pilot based on 77 Sunset Strip. Since then Olyphant has starred in some of the biggest films and shows including Star Wars Disney+ series The Book of Boba Fett and his starring role of Raylan Givens in the FX series Justified. Olyphant is currently starring in the Justified sequel series titled City Primeval. So, if you also love Olyphant’s performances here are the best movies and TV shows starring Timothy Olyphant that should be on your watchlist.

10. The Crazies (Max)

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Synopsis: Imagine living in a small town where everything is safe and happy…until suddenly it isn’t. Imagine your friends and neighbors going quickly and horrifically insane. In a terrifying tale of the “American Dream” gone horribly wrong, four friends find themselves trapped in their hometown in The Crazies, a reinvention of the George Romero classic.

9. Daisy Jone & the Six (Prime Video)

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Synopsis: Based on the New York Times best-selling novel, Daisy Jones & the Six, follows the story of the iconic 1970s band, fronted by two feuding yet charismatic lead singers, Daisy Jones and Billy Dunne. Drawn together by personal and artistic chemistry, their complicated musical partnership catapulted the band from obscurity to unbelievable fame. And then, after a sold-out show at Chicago’s Soldier Field, they suddenly called it quits. Now, decades later, the band members finally agree to reveal the truth. Set to the soundtrack of original music from the Daisy Jones & the Six—this is the story of how an iconic band imploded at the height of its powers.

8. Scream 2 (Paramount+)

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Synopsis: Away at college, Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) thought she’d finally put the shocking murders that shattered her life behind her…until a copycat killer begins acting out a real-life sequel. Now, as history repeats itself, ambitious reporter Gale Weathers (Courteney Cox), deputy Dewey (David Arquette) and other Scream survivors find themselves trapped in a terrifyingly clever plotline where no one is safe – or beyond suspicion – in this “delicious, diabolical and fun” (Rolling Stone) sequel.

7. Full Circle (Max)

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Synopsis: An investigation into a botched kidnapping uncovers long-held secrets connecting multiple characters and cultures in New York City.

6. Live Free or Die Hard (Max)

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Synopsis: When a cyber criminal and his team crash much of the nation’s infrastructure for greed and revenge, old school cop John McClane joins forces with a talented young hacker, saving America and his estranged daughter in the process.

5. Go (Rent on Prime Video)

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Synopsis: In Los Angeles, 18-year-old Ronna (Sarah Polley) and her reluctant partner-in-crime and fellow supermarket checkout clerk Claire (Katie Holmes) have come up with a desperate scheme to score some rent money and avoid eviction. Simon (Desmond Askew), an impulsive Brit, is driving a stolen car with buddy Marcus (Taye Diggs) during a no-holds-barred night of partying on the Las Vegas strip. TV soap opera stars Adam (Scott Wolf) and Zack (Jay Mohr) find themselves in the middle of a real-life drug sting. Set over a 24-hour period in L.A. and Las Vegas, this unconventionally structured comedy is told from the decidedly off-center perspectives of three parties involved in the outrageous events that surround a botched drug deal, all of whom discover they are in way over their heads.

4. Santa Clarita Diet (Netflix)

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Synopsis: Joel (Timothy Olyphant) and Sheila (Drew Barrymore) are husband and wife realtors leading vaguely discontented lives in the L.A. suburb of Santa Clarita with their teenaged daughter Abby, until Sheila goes through a dramatic change sending their lives down a road of death and destruction…but in a good way. Santa Clarita Diet stars Drew Barrymore as Sheila Hammond, Timothy Olyphant as Joel Hammond, Liv Hewson as Abby Hammond and Skyler Gisondo as Eric Bemis. Showrunner Victor Fresco, Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant, Aaron Kaplan, Tracy Katsky, Chris Miller and Ember Truesdell are executive producers on the series. Nancy Juvonen is a producer.

3. Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (Starz)

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Synopsis: Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. The ninth film from the writer-director features a large ensemble cast and multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age.

2. Justified (Hulu)

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Synopsis: Based on Elmore Leonard’s novella “Fire in the Hole,” Justified was developed by Graham Yost and stars Timothy Olyphant as Deputy US Marshal Raylan Givens, a lawman who finds himself drawn back to his home state of Kentucky.

1. Deadwood & Deadwood: The Movie (Max)

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Deadwood (Synopsis): It is 1876 and the richest gold strike in U.S. history draws a throng of restless misfits to an outlaw settlement in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Welcome to Deadwood–a hell of a place to make your fortune. Timothy Olyphant and Ian McShane lead the cast in this drama series about the surly inhabitants in this dangerous frontier town.

Deadwood: The Movie (Synopsis): In this original movie based on David Milch’s acclaimed, Emmy(R)-winning HBO series, the indelible characters of the show are reunited after a decade to celebrate South Dakota’s statehood. Former rivalries are reignited, alliances are tested and old wounds reopened as all are left to navigate the inevitable changes that modernity and time have wrought.