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Inherit the Wind

Set in Dayton, Tenn., famous trial lawyer Henry Drummond (Jack Lemmon) debates evangelical politician and attorney Matthew Harrison Brady (George...

Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Won
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
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Tuesdays With Morrie

Accomplished sports writer Mitch Albom (Hank Azaria) feels that his life is lacking, despite his success. When Mitch watches a television interview...

Nominated
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1999)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
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12 Angry Men

In a remake of the 1950s classic, bias and group-think influence the deliberations of a dozen jury members. Initially, one of the jurors (Jack...

Nominated
Best Performance by An Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1997)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
A Life in the Theatre Movie Poster

A Life in the Theatre

David Mamet's backstage drama follows two actors (Jack Lemmon, Matthew Broderick) working through a season of repertory plays.

Nominated
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Dad Movie Poster

Dad

Businessman John Tremont (Ted Danson) has never had to worry about his father, Jake (Jack Lemmon). But, when his mother dies, John suddenly realizes...

Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
That's Life! Movie Poster

That's Life!

A well-to-do architect, Harvey Fairchild (Jack Lemmon) should be happy, but he's depressed and dreading his impending 60th birthday party. Meanwhile,...

Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Missing Movie Poster

Missing

In 1973, U.S. businessman Ed Horman (Jack Lemmon) arrives in Chile to look for his son, Charles (John Shea), a politically left-leaning journalist...

Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1982)
Nominated
Actor
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
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Tribute

A shallow Broadway press agent (Jack Lemmon) learns he is dying just as his son (Robby Benson) by his ex-wife (Lee Remick) arrives for a visit.

Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
The China Syndrome Movie Poster

The China Syndrome

A news reporter (Jane Fonda) and her cameraman (Michael Douglas) are unintentional witnesses to a SCRAM incident, an emergency core shutdown...

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1979)
Won
Actor
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
The Front Page Movie Poster

The Front Page

Successful Chicago newspaper reporter Hildy Johnson (Jack Lemmon) is hanging up his journalist's hat to marry Peggy Grant (Susan Sarandon). When...

Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Save the Tiger Movie Poster

Save the Tiger

Clothing manufacturer Harry Stoner (Jack Lemmon) mourns the loss of his youthful idealism even as he seals his fate by arranging to have an arsonist...

Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Won
Actor
Avanti! Movie Poster

Avanti!

Based on the play by Samuel Taylor, this comedy finds Wendell Armbruster Jr. (Jack Lemmon) journeying to the Italian island of Ischia to claim...

Won
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
The Out-of-Towners Movie Poster

The Out-of-Towners

George (Jack Lemmon) has been offered a promotion that would relocate him to New York City. He flies in with his wife, Gwen (Sandy Dennis), to...

Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
The Odd Couple Movie Poster

The Odd Couple

When fussy Felix (Jack Lemmon) becomes suicidal over his impending divorce, he accepts an offer to move in with his best friend, messy Oscar...

Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
How to Murder Your Wife Movie Poster

How to Murder Your Wife

Stanley Ford (Jack Lemmon) is a successful cartoonist and happily single. That is, until, he gets drunk at a friend's bachelor party and impulsively...

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1965)
Nominated
Foreign Actor
The Great Race Movie Poster

The Great Race

A spectacular land race from New York to Paris in the early 20th century is planned, the two main competitors being the handsome, dashing hero...

Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
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Good Neighbor Sam

Sam Bissell (Jack Lemmon) is an advertising executive who loves his wife, Min (Dorothy Provine), and his family as much as he loves peace and...

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1965)
Nominated
Foreign Actor
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Irma La Douce

This entertaining comedy finds disgraced former police officer Nestor Patou (Jack Lemmon) falling for beautiful Parisian prostitute Irma La Douce...

Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Days of Wine and Roses Movie Poster

Days of Wine and Roses

Joe Clay (Jack Lemmon) is a rising young public relations executive when he meets Kirsten Arnesen (Lee Remick), a pretty secretary, at a business...

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1963)
Nominated
Foreign Actor
Under the Yum Yum Tree Movie Poster

Under the Yum Yum Tree

Libidinous Hogan (Jack Lemmon) is a landlord who prefers to rent his rooms to attractive single females. Hogan is instantly smitten with a pretty...

Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Days of Wine and Roses Movie Poster

Days of Wine and Roses

Joe Clay (Jack Lemmon) is a rising young public relations executive when he meets Kirsten Arnesen (Lee Remick), a pretty secretary, at a business...

Nominated
Actor
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
The Apartment Movie Poster

The Apartment

Insurance worker C.C. Baxter (Jack Lemmon) lends his Upper West Side apartment to company bosses to use for extramarital affairs. When his manager...

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1960)
Won
Foreign Actor
Nominated
Actor
Won
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Some Like It Hot Movie Poster

Some Like It Hot

After witnessing a Mafia murder, slick saxophone player Joe (Tony Curtis) and his long-suffering buddy, Jerry (Jack Lemmon), improvise a quick...

Won
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1959)
Won
Foreign Actor
Nominated
Actor
Mister Roberts Movie Poster

Mister Roberts

Bittersweet film about a supply officer aboard a decrepit cargo ship during World War II who yearns for a transfer into a combat zone but is...

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1955)
Nominated
Foreign Actor
Won
Actor in a Supporting Role
The Murder of Mary Phagan TV Show Poster

The Murder of Mary Phagan

Georgia Gov. John M. Slaton questions the case of Leo Frank, a Jewish New Yorker arrested in 1913 Atlanta.

Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television