First Monday in October Movie Poster

First Monday in October

The Supreme Court's first woman (Jill Clayburgh), a conservative, debates and dates her grumpy colleague (Walter Matthau), a liberal.

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

Hopscotch

When CIA operative Miles Kendig (Walter Matthau) deliberately lets KGB agent Yaskov (Herbert Lom) get away, his boss (Ned Beatty) threatens to...

Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
The Bad News Bears Movie Poster

The Bad News Bears

Hard-drinking, ex-minor-league hopeful Morris Buttermaker (Walter Matthau) grumpily agrees to coach a Little League team at the behest of lawyer-councilman...

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1976)
Nominated
Actor
The Sunshine Boys Movie Poster

The Sunshine Boys

Al Lewis (George Burns) and Willy Clark (Walter Matthau) are a pair of feuding vaudeville comedians (Lewis and Clark, naturally) who performed...

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1976)
Nominated
Actor
Won
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated
Actor
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
Charley Varrick Movie Poster

Charley Varrick

When small-time criminal Charley Varrick (Walter Matthau) leads a crew to rob a bank, things don't exactly go according to plan. Not only are...

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1973)
Won
Actor
Pete 'n' Tillie Movie Poster

Pete 'n' Tillie

Pete (Walter Matthau) and Tillie (Carol Burnett) are middle-aged and meet at a time in their lives when both have developed a layer of cynicism...

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1973)
Won
Actor
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Kotch Movie Poster

Kotch

Jack Lemmon directs his friend and frequent costar Walter Matthau in this gentle comedic drama. When retired salesman Joseph Kotcher (Walter...

Nominated
Actor
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
The Secret Life of an American Wife Movie Poster

The Secret Life of an American Wife

Feeling restless after years of marriage and concerned that she's no longer attractive, housewife Victoria Layton (Anne Jackson) embarks on a...

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1969)
Nominated
Actor
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
The Fortune Cookie Movie Poster

The Fortune Cookie

While taping a football game, cameraman Harry Hinkle (Jack Lemmon) ends up slightly injured after a collision with star player "Boom Boom" Jackson...

Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Won
Actor in a Supporting Role