Jack Lemmon Movies List

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1.
The Lady Takes a Sailor (1949)
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Jennifer Smith heads a "Consumer Reports"-type company and her reputation for honesty is her greatest asset... (99 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
2.
It Should Happen to You (1954)
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Gladys Glover has just lost her modelling job when she meets filmmaker Pete Sheppard shooting a documentary in Central Park... (86 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
3.
Phffft (1954)
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After eight years of marriage, Robert and Nina divorce. He takes up with his womanising Navy buddy Charlie... (88 mins.)
Director: Mark Robson
 
4.
Three for the Show (1955)
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A widowed singer marries her late husband's songwriting partner, which leads to trouble when her first husband turns up very much alive. (93 mins.)
Director: H.C. Potter
 
5.
Mister Roberts (1955)
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Comedy-drama about life on a not particularly important ship of the US Navy during WW2. (123 mins.)
 
6.
My Sister Eileen (1955)
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Ruth and her beautiful sister Eileen come to New York's Greenwich Village looking for "fame, fortune and a 'For Rent' sign on Barrow Street"... (108 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
 
7.
Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Bronc Busters (1955 Short Film)
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(9 mins.)
Director: Ralph Staub
 
8.
You Can't Run Away from It (1956)
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Ellen (June Allyson) is kidnapped by father (Charles Bickford) after she ran off and got married to someone he thinks is a gold digger... (95 mins.)
Director: Dick Powell
 
9.
Operation Mad Ball (1957)
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In post-WW2 France, U.S. Army hospital private Hogan and Captain Locke try to outwit one another on issues such as wooing pretty nurses, accounting for missing medical supplies, organizing unauthorized dances and influencing their C.O. (105 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
 
10.
Cowboy (1958)
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Chicago hotel clerk Frank Harris dreams of life as a cowboy, and he gets his chance when, jilted by the father of the woman he loves... (92 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
 
11.
Bell Book and Candle (1958)
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A modern-day witch likes her neighbor but despises his fiancée, so she enchants him to love her instead, only to fall in love with him for real. (106 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
 
12.
Some Like It Hot (1959)
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When two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in. (120 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
13.
It Happened to Jane (1959)
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Jane Osgood runs a lobster business, which supports her two young children. Railroad staff inattention ruins her shipment, so with her lawyer George, Jane sues Harry Foster Malone, director of the line and the "meanest man in the world". (97 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
 
14.
The Apartment (1960)
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A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue. (125 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
15.
Stowaway in the Sky (1960)
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(85 mins.)
 
16.
Pepe (1960)
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The young Mexican Pepe's beloved horse is sold to Hollywood star Ted Holt, leading to Pepe's journey to Hollywood to get the horse back, and Pepe's encounter with half the stars working in Hollywood at the time. (180 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
17.
The Wackiest Ship in the Army (1960)
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Lieutenant Rip Crandall is hoodwinked into taking command of the "Wackiest Ship in the Navy" - a real... (99 mins.)
Director: Richard Murphy
 
18.
The Notorious Landlady (1962)
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An American junior diplomat in London rents a house from, and falls in love with, a woman suspected of murder. (123 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
 
19.
Days of Wine and Roses (1962)
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An alcoholic marries a young woman, whom he systematically addicts to booze so they can share his "passion" together. (117 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
 
20.
Irma la Douce (1963)
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In Paris, a former policeman falls in love with a prostitute, and tries to get her out of that life by paying for all of her time. (147 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
21.
Under the Yum Yum Tree (1963)
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A love-struck landlord tries to convince a pretty tenant to dump her fiance and give him a chance. (110 mins.)
Director: David Swift
 
22.
Good Neighbor Sam (1964)
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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 relies on his wholesome and moral appearance. (130 mins.)
Director: David Swift
 
23.
How to Murder Your Wife (1965)
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A man who has set up the perfect lifestyle for himself makes the mistake of marrying while drunk...and his fantasies of murder are used against him. (118 mins.)
Director: Richard Quine
 
24.
The Great Race (1965)
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When a popular daredevil proposes an automobile race across three continents, his arch rival vows to beat him, while an ambitious female reporter has her own plans for victory. (160 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
 
25.
The Fortune Cookie (1966)
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A crooked lawyer persuades his brother-in-law to feign a serious injury. (125 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
26.
Luv (1967)
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Harry is a barely functional human. He meets an old friend who is having marital problems as Harry is about to leap off of a bridge... (93 mins.)
Director: Clive Donner
 
27.
There Comes a Day (1968 Short Film)
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28.
The Odd Couple (1968)
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Two friends try sharing an apartment, but their ideas of housekeeping and lifestyles are as different as night and day. (105 mins.)
Director: Gene Saks
 
29.
The April Fools (1969)
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In New York, the newly-promoted in the Street Broker Howard Brubaker is invited by his boss Ted Gunther to come to his fancy apartment... (95 mins.)
 
30.
The Out of Towners (1970)
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An Ohio sales executive accepts a higher position within the company and travels to New York City with his wife for his job interview but things go wrong from the start. (101 mins.)
Director: Arthur Hiller
 
31.
Kotch (1971)
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Avoiding to settle in a nursing home, Joseph Kotcher, a retired salesman, is obliged to leave his son's family... (113 mins.)
Director: Jack Lemmon
 
32.
The War Between Men and Women (1972)
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2 quirky Manhattanites crash into each other cute at an ophthalmologist's office. Peter is a grouchy cartoonist/author whose vision is failing... (110 mins.)
 
33.
Avanti! (1972)
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A successful businessman goes to Italy to arrange for the return of his tycoon-father's body only to discover dad died with his mistress of long standing. (140 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
34.
Save the Tiger (1973)
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A disillusioned aging decent man and once proud WWII veteran is dealing with midlife crisis as well as a tough moral dilemma. If he wants his small near-bankrupt clothing company to survive, he has two days to let go of his shaken morals. (100 mins.)
 
35.
The Front Page (1974)
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As a tabloid newspaper editor tries to prevent his top reporter from retiring, an escaped death row convict shows up at the office trying to convey his innocence. (105 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
36.
Wednesday (1974 Short Film)
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(17 mins.)
Director: Marvin Kupfer
 
37.
La polizia ha le mani legate (1975)
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Luciano Ercoli's Killer Cop is actually an entirely serious Italian crime thriller (or 'Poliziotteschi'), that handles themes such as murder and terrorism. .. (95 mins.)
Director: Luciano Ercoli
 
38.
The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975)
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A suddenly unemployed ex-executive suffers a nervous breakdown. (98 mins.)
Director: Melvin Frank
 
39.
The Gentleman Tramp (1976 Documentary)
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A film about the life and work of the master comedy filmmaker, Charles Chaplin. (78 mins.)
 
40.
Alex & the Gypsy (1976)
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Alexander Main, a bail bondsman, falls for one of his "customers", a pretty gypsy girl, Maritza, who's been accused of murder. (100 mins.)
Director: John Korty
 
41.
Airport '77 (1977)
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Art thieves hijack a 747, hit fog and crash into the ocean, trapping them and the passengers under 100 feet of water. (114 mins.)
Director: Jerry Jameson
 
42.
The China Syndrome (1979)
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A reporter finds what appears to be a cover-up of safety hazards at a nuclear power plant. (122 mins.)
Director: James Bridges
 
43.
Tribute (1980)
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A shallow Broadway press agent learns he is dying just as his son by his ex-wife arrives for a visit. (121 mins.)
Director: Bob Clark
 
44.
Buddy Buddy (1981)
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During a high profile Mafia testimony case in California's Riverside County, a hired killer checks-in a hotel room near the courthouse while his next door depressed neighbor wants to commit suicide due to marital problems. (96 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
45.
Missing (1982)
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When an idealistic writer disappears during the Right Wing military coup in 1973 Chile, his wife and American businessman father try to find him. (122 mins.)
Director: Costa-Gavras
 
46.
Mass Appeal (1984)
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A popular Connecticut priest shields a seminary rebel from the wrath of a stern monsignor. (99 mins.)
Director: Glenn Jordan
 
47.
Macaroni (1985)
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A businessman from the United States returns to Italy for the first time in four decades only to discover that an old girlfriend of his, along with her brother, have involved him in a massive hoax. (105 mins.)
Director: Ettore Scola
 
48.
That's Life! (1986)
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Harvey and Gillian Fairchild face a very difficult weekend. Harvey, celebrating his 60th birthday, is stressed and depressed... (102 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
 
49.
Dad (1989)
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A busy, "always-on-the-run" executive learns during a meeting that his mother may be dying and rushes home to her side... (117 mins.)
 
50.
JFK (1991)
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A New Orleans DA discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story. (189 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
51.
Beyond 'JFK': The Question of Conspiracy (1992 Documentary)
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A documentary destined to calmly explain and analyze the facts, myths and rumours about John Kennedy's... (90 mins.)
 
52.
The Player (1992)
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A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one? (124 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
53.
Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
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An examination of the machinations behind the scenes at a real estate office. (100 mins.)
Director: James Foley
 
54.
Luck, Trust & Ketchup: Robert Altman in Carver Country (1993 Documentary)
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A detailed look into the process of filming of Robert Altman's masterpiece "Short Cuts". The great ensemble cast composed of 22 actors... (90 mins.)
 
55.
Short Cuts (1993)
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The day-to-day lives of a number of suburban Los Angeles residents. (188 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
56.
Grumpy Old Men (1993)
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A lifelong feud between two neighbors since childhood only gets worse when a new female neighbor moves across the street. (103 mins.)
Director: Donald Petrie
 
57.
The Grass Harp (1995)
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After his mother's death, Collin Fenwick goes to live with his father's cousins, the wealthy, avaricious... (107 mins.)
Director: Charles Matthau
 
58.
Grumpier Old Men (1995)
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John and Max resolve to save their beloved bait shop from turning into an Italian restaurant, just as its new female owner catches Max's attention. (101 mins.)
Director: Howard Deutch
 
59.
Getting Away with Murder (1996)
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When the very moralistic college ethics instructor (Aykroyd) finds himself living next door to an accused German death camp commander (Lemmon)... (91 mins.)
Director: Harvey Miller
 
60.
My Fellow Americans (1996)
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Two former U. S. Presidents, hated rivals, join forces to expose the current, corrupt President at the risk of their lives. (101 mins.)
Director: Peter Segal
 
61.
Hamlet (1996)
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing. (242 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
 
62.
Out to Sea (1997)
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A failed gambler, intent on meeting a rich widow, tricks his widowed brother-in-law into boarding a cruise ship as dance hosts. (106 mins.)
Director: Martha Coolidge
 
63.
Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's (1997 Documentary)
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In 1995, Chasen's closed its doors after 60 years of serving chili to movie stars and visiting dignitaries... (90 mins.)
 
64.
Puppies for Sale (1998 Short Film)
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A boy enters a pet shop intending to buy a dog with a hip problem. The shop owner tries to convince him not to but the boy has other ideas. (9 mins.)
Director: Ron Krauss
 
65.
The Odd Couple II (1998)
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Oscar and Felix take a road trip to their son and daughter's wedding. (97 mins.)
Director: Howard Deutch
 
66.
The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)
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A down-and-out golfer attempts to recover his game and his life with help from a mystical caddy. (126 mins.)
Director: Robert Redford