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The Odd Couple | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Odd Couple  105 min,  G,  [Comedy]  [Gene Saks]  [16 May 1968]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  Herb Edelman, Jack Lemmon, John Fiedler, Walter Matthau
Plot:  Two friends try sharing an apartment, but their ideas of housekeeping and lifestyles are as different as night and day.
Writer:  Neil Simon (from the play by), Neil Simon (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A New Leaf | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  A New Leaf  102 min,  G,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Elaine May]  [19 Jul 1971]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Elaine May, George Rose, Jack Weston, Walter Matthau
Plot:  Henry Graham lives the life of a playboy. When his lawyer tells him one day that his lifestyle has consumed all his funds, he needs an idea to avoid climbing down the social ladder. So he intends to marry a rich woman and - murder her.
Writer:  Elaine May, Jack Ritchie (story "The Green Heart")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Fail-Safe | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  Fail-Safe  112 min,  [Drama, Thriller]  [Sidney Lumet]  [15 Jan 1965]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Dan O'Herlihy, Edward Binns, Frank Overton, Fritz Weaver, Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau
Plot:  American planes are sent to deliver a nuclear attack on Moscow, but it's a mistake due to an electrical malfunction. Can all-out war be averted?
Writer:  Walter Bernstein (screenplay), Eugene Burdick (from the novel by), Harvey Wheeler (from the novel by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
A Face in the Crowd | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  A Face in the Crowd  126 min,  [Drama, Music]  [Elia Kazan]  [01 Jun 1957]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Andy Griffith, Anthony Franciosa, Patricia Neal, Walter Matthau
Plot:  An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?
Writer:  Budd Schulberg (story), Budd Schulberg (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Charade | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Charade  113 min,  [Comedy, Mystery, Romance]  [Stanley Donen]  [05 Dec 1963]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Coburn, Walter Matthau
Plot:  Romance and suspense ensue in Paris as a woman is pursued by several men who want a fortune her murdered husband had stolen. Whom can she trust?
Writer:  Peter Stone (screenplay), Peter Stone (story), Marc Behm (story)
Language:  English, French, German, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
King Creole | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  King Creole  116 min,  PG,  [Crime, Drama, Musical]  [Michael Curtiz]  [02 Jul 1958]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Carolyn Jones, Dolores Hart, Elvis Presley, Walter Matthau
Plot:  A rebellious young man takes a job as a nightclub singer to make ends meet, attracting the attention of a local crime boss.
Writer:  Herbert Baker (screenplay), Michael V. Gazzo (screenplay), Harold Robbins (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Bad News Bears | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  The Bad News Bears  102 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama, Family]  [Michael Ritchie]  [07 Apr 1976]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, Metacritic 83/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Joyce Van Patten, Tatum O'Neal, Vic Morrow, Walter Matthau
Plot:  An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.
Writer:  Bill Lancaster
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Fortune Cookie | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  The Fortune Cookie  125 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Billy Wilder]  [19 Oct 1966]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 95%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Jack Lemmon, Judi West, Ron Rich, Walter Matthau
Plot:  A crooked lawyer persuades his brother-in-law to feign a serious injury.
Writer:  Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bigger Than Life | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Bigger Than Life  95 min,  [Drama]  [Nicholas Ray]  [26 Oct 1956]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Barbara Rush, James Mason, Robert F. Simon, Walter Matthau
Plot:  A seriously ill schoolteacher becomes dependent on a "miracle" drug that begins to affect his sanity.
Writer:  Cyril Hume (story and screenplay), Richard Maibaum (story and screenplay), Burton Roueche (article)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Lonely Are the Brave | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 83%  Lonely Are the Brave  107 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Western]  [David Miller]  [21 May 1962]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Gena Rowlands, Kirk Douglas, Michael Kane, Walter Matthau
Plot:  A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend, who has been sentenced to the penitentiary.
Writer:  Dalton Trumbo (screenplay), Edward Abbey (novel)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 81%  The Taking of Pelham One Two Three  104 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Thriller]  [Joseph Sargent]  [14 Nov 1974]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, Metacritic 68/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Hector Elizondo, Martin Balsam, Robert Shaw, Walter Matthau
Plot:  In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?
Writer:  John Godey (novel), Peter Stone (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Cactus Flower | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Cactus Flower  103 min,  M,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Gene Saks]  [16 Dec 1969]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Goldie Hawn, Ingrid Bergman, Jack Weston, Walter Matthau
Plot:  A dentist pretends to be married to avoid commitment, but when he falls for his girlfriend and proposes, he must recruit his lovelorn nurse to pose as his wife.
Writer:  Abe Burrows (stage play), Pierre Barillet (play), Jean-Pierre Grédy (play), I.A.L. Diamond (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Charley Varrick | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Charley Varrick  111 min,  PG,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [Don Siegel]  [19 Oct 1973]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 86%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Andrew Robinson, Felicia Farr, Joe Don Baker, Walter Matthau
Plot:  A man, his wife, and their friend, stage a bloody bank robbery, unaware they are stealing money from the Mob.
Writer:  John Reese (novel), Howard Rodman (screenplay), Dean Riesner (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Sunshine Boys | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  The Sunshine Boys  111 min,  PG,  [Comedy]  [Herbert Ross]  [30 Jan 1976]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  George Burns, Lee Meredith, Richard Benjamin, Walter Matthau
Plot:  A vaudeville duo agree to reunite for a television special, but it turns out that they can't stand each other.
Writer:  Neil Simon (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Hopscotch | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Hopscotch  106 min,  R,  [Adventure, Comedy]  [Ronald Neame]  [10 Oct 1980]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 77%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Glenda Jackson, Ned Beatty, Sam Waterston, Walter Matthau
Plot:  Grounded with a desk job by incompetent superiors, a clever CIA agent retires and writes a tell all memoir that will embarrass his bosses, prompting him to go on the run and elude them.
Writer:  Brian Garfield (novel), Brian Garfield (screenplay), Bryan Forbes (screenplay)
Language:  English, German, French, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mirage | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Mirage  108 min,  APPROVED,  [Mystery, Thriller]  [Edward Dmytryk]  [04 Oct 1965]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Diane Baker, Gregory Peck, Kevin McCarthy, Walter Matthau
Plot:  A New York City man suffers amnesia. He soon learns that he's mixed up in a life-and-death situation, but what exactly is it?
Writer:  Peter Stone (screenplay), Howard Fast (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Front Page | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  The Front Page  105 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Billy Wilder]  [18 Dec 1974]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 73%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Jack Lemmon, Susan Sarandon, Vincent Gardenia, Walter Matthau
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Ben Hecht (play), Charles MacArthur (play), Billy Wilder (screenplay), I.A.L. Diamond (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Pete 'n' Tillie | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Pete 'n' Tillie  100 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Martin Ritt]  [08 Jun 1973]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Barry Nelson, Carol Burnett, Geraldine Page, Walter Matthau
Plot:  Unassuming and single thirty-three year old Tillie Shlain is at that phase of her life of being known as a soon to be spinster if she doesn't marry soon. She isn't looking forward to ...
Writer:  Peter De Vries (novel), Julius J. Epstein (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
A Guide for the Married Man | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  A Guide for the Married Man  89 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Gene Kelly]  [25 May 1967]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 67%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Inger Stevens, Jackie Russell, Sue Ane Langdon, Walter Matthau
Plot:  A man gives his co-worker a series of lessons on how to cheat on one's wife without being caught.
Writer:  Frank Tarloff (book), Frank Tarloff (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ride a Crooked Trail | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Ride a Crooked Trail  88 min,  [Romance, Western]  [Jesse Hibbs]  [23 Nov 1958]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Audie Murphy, Gia Scala, Henry Silva, Walter Matthau
Plot:  Fugitive bank robber Joe Maybe steals the identity of a marshal and rides into a town whose judge asks Joe to act as town marshal but an old flame almost betrays his real identity forcing Joe to claim she's his wife.
Writer:  Borden Chase (screenplay), George Bruce (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Casey's Shadow | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Casey's Shadow  117 min,  PG,  [Drama, Family, Sport]  [Martin Ritt]  [N/A]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alexis Smith, Murray Hamilton, Robert Webber, Walter Matthau
Plot:  Casey is a young boy in a family that trains racehorses. His best friend, a foal they call "Casey's Shadow", looks to be a loser, but comes out a champion.
Writer:  Carol Sobieski (screenplay), John McPhee (short story "Ruidoso")
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Buddy Buddy | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Buddy Buddy  96 min,  R,  [Comedy]  [Billy Wilder]  [11 Dec 1981]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 62%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Jack Lemmon, Klaus Kinski, Paula Prentiss, Walter Matthau
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Francis Veber (play), Francis Veber (story), Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
First Monday in October | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  First Monday in October  98 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Ronald Neame]  [21 Aug 1981]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 nomination.
Actors:  Barnard Hughes, Jan Sterling, Jill Clayburgh, Walter Matthau
Plot:  For the first time in history a woman is appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, where she becomes a friendly rival to a liberal associate.
Writer:  Jerome Lawrence (play), Jerome Lawrence (screenplay), Robert E. Lee (play), Robert E. Lee (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Kotch | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Kotch  113 min,  GP,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Jack Lemmon]  [17 Sep 1971]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Aidman, Deborah Winters, Felicia Farr, Walter Matthau
Plot:  Avoiding to settle in a nursing home, Joseph Kotcher, a retired salesman, is obliged to leave his son's family. He embarks on a road trip during which he strikes up a friendship with a ...
Writer:  John Paxton (screenplay), Katharine Topkins (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Kentuckian | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  The Kentuckian  104 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Western]  [Burt Lancaster]  [07 Aug 1955]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Burt Lancaster, Diana Lynn, Dianne Foster, Walter Matthau
Plot:  A Kentucky widower bound for 1820's Texas with his young son is thwarted in his efforts by a corrupt constable, a long-standing family feud, and a beautiful indentured servant.
Writer:  A.B. Guthrie Jr. (screenplay), Felix Holt (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Little Miss Marker | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  Little Miss Marker  103 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Walter Bernstein]  [21 Mar 1980]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Bob Newhart, Julie Andrews, Tony Curtis, Walter Matthau
Plot:  Sorrowful Jones is a cheap bookie in 1930's. When a gambler leaves his daughter as a marker for a bet, he gets stuck with her. His life will change a great deal with her arrival and his ...
Writer:  Damon Runyon (story), Walter Bernstein (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Plaza Suite | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Plaza Suite  114 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Arthur Hiller]  [12 May 1971]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 57%, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Harris, Lee Grant, Maureen Stapleton, Walter Matthau
Plot:  Three vignettes, each set in room 719 of New York's Plaza Hotel, make up this comedy.
Writer:  Neil Simon (play), Neil Simon (screenplay)
Language:  English, Italian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
I Ought to Be in Pictures | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  I Ought to Be in Pictures  108 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Herbert Ross]  [26 Mar 1982]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Ann-Margret, Dinah Manoff, Lance Guest, Walter Matthau
Plot:  Grandmother has nothing to say when Libby tells her that she is off to LA to look up Dad, a Hollywood screenwriter. Grandmother has been in a New York cemetery for six years and Dad has ...
Writer:  Neil Simon (play), Neil Simon (screenplay)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Grumpy Old Men | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Grumpy Old Men  103 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Donald Petrie]  [25 Dec 1993]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 62%, Metacritic 53/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau
Plot:  A lifelong feud between two neighbors since childhood only gets worse when a new female neighbor moves across the street.
Writer:  Mark Steven Johnson
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Laughing Policeman | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  The Laughing Policeman  112 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Stuart Rosenberg]  [23 Jan 1974]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 58%, External Reviews
Actors:  Albert Paulsen, Bruce Dern, Louis Gossett Jr., Walter Matthau
Plot:  In San Francisco, one victim in a mass murder is a police detective. His partner and a new partner investigate in the city's seamy side.
Writer:  Thomas Rickman (screenplay), Per Wahlöö (novel), Maj Sjöwall (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Grass Harp | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  The Grass Harp  107 min,  PG,  [Drama, Comedy]  [Charles Matthau]  [11 Oct 1996]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins.
Actors:  Edward Furlong, Piper Laurie, Sissy Spacek, Walter Matthau
Plot:  After his mother's death, Collin Fenwick goes to live with his father's cousins, the wealthy, avaricious, and controlling Verena Talbo, and her compliant, earthy sister Dolly. When a city ...
Writer:  Truman Capote (novel), Stirling Silliphant (screenplay), Kirk Ellis (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Onionhead | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Onionhead  111 min,  [Comedy, Drama, War]  [Norman Taurog]  [25 Oct 1958]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Andy Griffith, Erin O'Brien, Felicia Farr, Walter Matthau
Plot:  In 1941, an Oklahoma college graduate joins the US Coast Guard and serves as a cook on a ship based in Boston.
Writer:  Nelson Gidding (screenplay), Weldon Hill (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ensign Pulver | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Ensign Pulver  104 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, War]  [Joshua Logan]  [31 Jul 1964]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Burl Ives, Robert Walker Jr., Tommy Sands, Walter Matthau
Plot:  Life becomes so harried after Ensign Pulver's prank, he and the Captain are swept off deck during a storm, ending up on a tropical island, a group of ship wrecked nurses, dancing natives, and one very big case of appendicitis.
Writer:  Thomas Heggen (based on a play by), Joshua Logan (based on a play by), Thomas Heggen (from the novel by), Joshua Logan (screenplay), Peter S. Feibleman (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Secret Life of an American Wife | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  The Secret Life of an American Wife  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [George Axelrod]  [25 Jun 1968]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anne Jackson, Edy Williams, Patrick O'Neal, Walter Matthau
Plot:  A bored housewife poses as a call girl for a movie star sex-symbol, hoping she can prove to her husband, the star's agent, that she is still desirable to other men and thereby, rekindle the spark in their marriage.
Writer:  George Axelrod
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
I.Q. | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  I.Q.  100 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Fred Schepisi]  [25 Dec 1994]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 46%, Metacritic 66/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Lou Jacobi, Meg Ryan, Tim Robbins, Walter Matthau
Plot:  A mechanic romances the mathematician niece of physicist Albert Einstein, with help from Einstein and his friends.
Writer:  Andy Breckman (story), Andy Breckman (screenplay), Michael Leeson (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Who's Got the Action? | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Who's Got the Action?  93 min,  [Comedy]  [Daniel Mann]  [01 Mar 1963]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dean Martin, Eddie Albert, Lana Turner, Walter Matthau
Plot:  A hunch horse-player's marriage is threatened by his betting ways; in desperation, his wife becomes his bookie.
Writer:  Alexander Rose (novel), Jack Rose
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB
Hello, Dolly! | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Hello, Dolly!  146 min,  G,  [Adventure, Comedy, Musical]  [Gene Kelly]  [16 Dec 1969]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 41%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 1 win & 13 nominations.
Actors:  Barbra Streisand, Marianne McAndrew, Michael Crawford, Walter Matthau
Plot:  Matchmaker Dolly Levi travels to Yonkers to find a partner for "half-a-millionaire" Horace Vandergelder, convincing his niece, his niece's intended, and his two clerks to travel to New York City along the way.
Writer:  Michael Stewart (book), Thornton Wilder (based on "The Matchmaker" by), Ernest Lehman (written for the screen by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Island of Love | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  Island of Love  101 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Morton DaCosta]  [25 Oct 1963]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Giorgia Moll, Robert Preston, Tony Randall, Walter Matthau
Plot:  A con man (Robert Preston) enlists a drunk writer (Tony Randall) to write a fictitious screen play to be funded by a rich but unethical mobster producer. The plot is the story of Adam and ...
Writer:  David R. Schwartz (screenplay), Leo Katcher (story)
Language:  English, Greek    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
I'm Not Rappaport | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 52%  I'm Not Rappaport  135 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy]  [Herb Gardner]  [24 Dec 1996]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 38%, External Reviews
Actors:  Amy Irving, Craig T. Nelson, Ossie Davis, Walter Matthau
Plot:  Old Nat Moyer is a talker, a philosopher, and a troublemaker with a fanciful imagination. His companion is Midge Carter, who is half-blind, but still the super of an apartment house. When ...
Writer:  Herb Gardner (play), Herb Gardner (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Couch Trip | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  The Couch Trip  97 min,  R,  [Comedy]  [Michael Ritchie]  [15 Jan 1988]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 43%, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Grodin, Dan Aykroyd, Donna Dixon, Walter Matthau
Plot:  The escaped delinquent John W. Burns, Jr. replaces Dr. Maitlin on a radio show, saying he's the psychiatrist Lawrence Baird. His tactless radio show is a hit, and he becomes very popular. ...
Writer:  Ken Kolb (novel), Steven Kampmann (screenplay), William Porter (screenplay), Sean Stein (screenplay), Walter Bernstein (screenwriter)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Out to Sea | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 49%  Out to Sea  106 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Martha Coolidge]  [02 Jul 1997]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 38%, Metacritic 49/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Dyan Cannon, Gloria DeHaven, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau
Plot:  A failed gambler, intent on meeting a rich widow, tricks his widowed brother-in-law into boarding a cruise ship as dance hosts.
Writer:  Robert Nelson Jacobs
Language:  English, Italian, Japanese, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
House Calls | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 48%  House Calls  98 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Howard Zieff]  [15 Mar 1978]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 29%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Art Carney, Glenda Jackson, Richard Benjamin, Walter Matthau
Plot:  Charley is a surgeon who's recently lost his wife; he embarks on a tragicomic romantic quest with one woman after another until he meets up with Ann, a singular woman, closer to his own age...
Writer:  Max Shulman (screenplay), Julius J. Epstein (screenplay), Alan Mandel (screenplay), Charles Shyer (screenplay), Max Shulman (story), Julius J. Epstein (story)
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Pirates | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  Pirates  121 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Comedy, Family]  [Roman Polanski]  [18 Jul 1986]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Cris Campion, Damien Thomas, Olu Jacobs, Walter Matthau
Plot:  The adventures of pirate Captain Red and his first mate Frog.
Writer:  John Brownjohn (screenplay collaboration), Gérard Brach, Roman Polanski
Language:  English, French, Spanish    Country:  France, Tunisia    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Odd Couple II | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 44%  The Odd Couple II  97 min,  PG-13,  [Adventure, Comedy]  [Howard Deutch]  [10 Apr 1998]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 24%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Jack Lemmon, Jonathan Silverman, Richard Riehle, Walter Matthau
Plot:  Oscar and Felix take a road trip to their son and daughter's wedding.
Writer:  Neil Simon
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Movers & Shakers | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 43%  Movers & Shakers  80 min,  PG,  [Comedy]  [William Asher]  [03 May 1985]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Charles Grodin, Tyne Daly, Vincent Gardenia, Walter Matthau
Plot:  Joe Mulholland, Head of Production at a Hollywood studio, makes a rather fool-hardy promise to a dying friend. He undertakes to make a major movie using the title - if not the content - of ...
Writer:  Charles Grodin
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Grumpier Old Men | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 43%  Grumpier Old Men  101 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Howard Deutch]  [22 Dec 1995]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 17%, Metacritic 46/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Ann-Margret, Jack Lemmon, Sophia Loren, Walter Matthau
Plot:  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.
Writer:  Mark Steven Johnson (characters), Mark Steven Johnson
Language:  English, Italian, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dennis the Menace | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 38%  Dennis the Menace  94 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Family]  [Nick Castle]  [25 Jun 1993]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 22%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Christopher Lloyd, Joan Plowright, Mason Gamble, Walter Matthau
Plot:  When his parents have to go out of town, Dennis stays with Mr. and Mrs. Wilson. The little menace is driving Mr. Wilson crazy, but Dennis is just trying to be helpful. Even to the thief who's arrived in town.
Writer:  Hank Ketcham (characters), John Hughes
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Survivors | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 33%  The Survivors  103 min,  R,  [Comedy, Crime, Drama]  [Michael Ritchie]  [22 Jun 1983]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 9%, External Reviews
Actors:  James Wainwright, Jerry Reed, Robin Williams, Walter Matthau
Plot:  Having both lost their jobs, two strangers become unlikely friends after a run in with a would be robber, who is actually a hitman with a grudge against the two.
Writer:  Michael Leeson
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hanging Up | Movie Details for Actor Walter Matthau | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 31%  Hanging Up  94 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Diane Keaton]  [18 Feb 2000]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 12%, Metacritic 33/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Diane Keaton, Lisa Kudrow, Meg Ryan, Walter Matthau
Plot:  A trio of sisters bond over their ambivalence toward the approaching death of their curmudgeonly father, to whom none of them was particularly close.
Writer:  Delia Ephron (book), Delia Ephron (screenplay), Nora Ephron (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  Germany, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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