Search results for "Jack Lemmon"


Kotch (1971) RT 67% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Joseph Kotcher, retired salesman, walks out on his son and daughter-in-law after their attempts to put him in a retirement home. He tracks down their babysitter, sacked ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jack Lemmon
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  Deborah Winters  •  Felicia Farr  •  Charles Aidman

Airport '77 (1977) RT 50% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Jun 1998

Flight 23 has crashed in the Bermuda Triangle while taking VIPs and valuable art to Philip Stevens new museum. But when hijackers take off the plane and knock everyone out ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jerry Jameson
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Lee Grant  •  Brenda Vaccaro  •  Joseph Cotten

Bell, Book and Candle (1958) RT 75% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Mar 2000

A modern-day witch likes her neighbor but despises his fiancee, so she enchants him to love her instead... only to fall in love with him for real.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Quine
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Kim Novak  •  Jack Lemmon  •  Ernie Kovacs

Days of Wine and Roses (1962) RT 100% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Jan 2004

An alcoholic falls in love with and gets married to a young woman, whom he systematically addicts to booze so they can share his "passion" together.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Lee Remick  •  Charles Bickford  •  Jack Klugman

Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) RT 94% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Glengarry Glen Ross, follows the lives of four unethical Chicago real estate agents who are prepared to go to any lengths (legal or illegal) to unload undesirable real estate ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  James Foley
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Jack Lemmon  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Alan Arkin

Good Neighbor Sam (1964) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: Jun 2009

To help his divorced neighbor claim a substantial inheritance, a family man poses as her husband. The ruse spills over into his career in advertising, and his recent promotion ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  David Swift
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Romy Schneider  •  Dorothy Provine  •  Mike Connors

Hamlet (1996) RT 95% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Aug 2007

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother now marrying the murderer... his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Julie Christie  •  Judi Dench  •  Gérard Depardieu

JFK (1991)

New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Gary Oldman  •  Kevin Bacon

Missing (1982) RT 96% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Based on the real-life experiences of Ed Horman. A conservative American businessman travels to a South American country to investigate the sudden disappearance of his son ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Costa-Gavras
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Sissy Spacek  •  John Shea  •  Melanie Mayron

Out to Sea (1997) RT 38% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Care-free Charlie (Walter Matthau) cons his widower brother-in-law Herb (Jack Lemmon) into an expenses-paid luxury cruise in search of rich, lonely ladies. The catch is that ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Martha Coolidge
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Walter Matthau  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Brent Spiner




Pepe (1960) RT Audience 48%

Mario "Cantinflas" Moreno is a hired hand, Pepe, employed on a ranch. A boozing Hollywood director buys a white stallion that belongs to Pepe's boss. Pepe, determined to get ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Cantinflas  •  Shirley Jones  •  Dan Dailey  •  Carlos Montalbán

Save the Tiger (1973) RT 91% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Oct 2005

A businessman's professional struggles begin to conflict with his personal life over the course of two days.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  John G. Avildsen
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Jack Gilford  •  Laurie Heineman  •  Norman Burton

Short Cuts (1993) RT 95% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Multi-storied, fish-eyed look at American culture with some 22 characters intersecting--profoundly or fleetingly--through each other's lives. Running the emotional gamut from ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Tim Robbins  •  Jack Lemmon

Some Like It Hot (1959) RT 96% / Audience 94%

DVD release: May 2001

Two musicians witness a mob hit and struggle to find a way out of the city before they are found by the gangsters. Their only opportunity is to join an all-girl band as they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Tony Curtis  •  Jack Lemmon  •  George Raft

That's Life! (1986)

A wealthy architect struggles with a severe case of male menopause at the approach of his 60th birthday.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Julie Andrews  •  Sally Kellerman  •  Robert Loggia

The Apartment (1960) RT 93% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Bud Baxter is a minor clerk in a huge New York insurance company, until he discovers a quick way to climb the corporate ladder. He lends out his apartment to the executives as ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Fred MacMurray  •  Ray Walston

The China Syndrome (1979) RT 83% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Aug 2001

While doing a series of reports on alternative energy sources, opportunistic reporter Kimberly Wells witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant. Wells is determined to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  James Bridges
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Jack Lemmon  •  Michael Douglas  •  Scott Brady

The Fortune Cookie (1966) RT 95% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Mar 2001

A cameraman is knocked over during a football game. His brother in law as the king of the ambulance chasing lawyers starts a suit while he's still knocked out. The cameraman ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Walter Matthau  •  Ron Rich  •  Judi West

The Great Race (1965)

Professional daredevil and white-suited hero, The Great Leslie, convinces turn-of-the-century auto makers that a race from New York to Paris (westward across America, the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Tony Curtis  •  Natalie Wood  •  Peter Falk

The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000) RT 43% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Apr 2001

World War I has left golfer Rannulph Junuh a poker-playing alcoholic, his perfect swing gone. Now, however, he needs to get it back to play in a tournament to save the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Robert Redford
CAST:  Bruce McGill  •  Joel Gretsch  •  J. Michael Moncrief  •  Wilbur Fitzgerald