Jack Lemmon Movies Listby ratul-majumder0 | created - 26 Oct 2011 | updated - 28 Oct 2011 | Public
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1. The Lady Takes a Sailor (1949)
99 min | Comedy, Romance
Jennifer Smith heads a "Consumer Reports"-type company and her reputation for honesty is her greatest asset. While out boating one day she encounters a secret prototype submarine piloted by... See full summary »
5. Mister Roberts (1955)
Not Rated | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, War
In the waning days of World War II, the United States Navy cargo ship Reluctant and her crew are stationed in the "backwater" areas of the Pacific Ocean. Trouble ensues when the crew members are granted liberty.
Votes: 14,454 | Gross: $21.20M
8. You Can't Run Away from It (1956)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Ellen (June Allyson) is kidnapped by father (Charles Bickford) after she ran off and got married to someone he thinks is a gold digger. She escapes and starts an adventurous trip back to ... See full summary »
9. Operation Mad Ball (1957)
105 min | Comedy, War
In post-WW2 France, U.S. Army hospital private Hogan and Captain Lock 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.
10. Cowboy (1958)
Approved | 92 min | Western
An idealistic tenderfoot Chicago hotel clerk is taken on a cattle-drive to Mexico by famous trail boss Tom Reece but discovers that cowboy life isn't what he expected.
11. Bell Book and Candle (1958)
Approved | 106 min | Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
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.
12. Some Like It Hot (1959)
Not Rated | 121 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
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.
Votes: 224,410 | Gross: $25.00M
13. It Happened to Jane (1959)
Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy
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".
14. The Apartment (1960)
Not Rated | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 147,261 | Gross: $18.60M
16. Pepe (1960)
Unrated | 180 min | Comedy, Musical
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.
Votes: 760 | Gross: $9.60M
17. The Wackiest Ship in the Army (1960)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, War
During WW2, Lt. Rip Crandall, who was a yachtsman before the war, takes command of the USS Echo, a sailing ship, for a secret mission in waters patrolled by Japanese warships.
20. Irma la Douce (1963)
Not Rated | 147 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
Votes: 15,596 | Gross: $25.25M
22. Good Neighbor Sam (1964)
Approved | 130 min | Comedy
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.
24. The Great Race (1965)
Passed | 160 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In the early 20th century, two rivals, the heroic Leslie and the despicable Professor Fate, engage in an epic automobile race from New York to Paris.
Votes: 14,972 | Gross: $25.33M
26. Luv (1967)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
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. His friend decides that Harry is the man to take his ... See full summary »
29. The April Fools (1969)
M | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A married man enters his boss' apartment to sign papers for a promotion and finds a party of 200 instead. He doesn't fit in, leaves with a woman, spends all night with her, falls in love with her and finds out she's his boss' wife.
30. The Out of Towners (1970)
G | 101 min | Comedy
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.
31. Kotch (1971)
GP | 113 min | Comedy, Drama
Wanting to avoid settling 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... See full summary »
32. The War Between Men and Women (1972)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama
Two quirky Manhattanites crash into each other at an ophthalmologist's office. Peter is a grouchy cartoonist/author whose vision is failing; divorced mother Theresa is also reluctant to ... See full summary »
33. Avanti! (1972)
R | 144 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
Votes: 8,566 | Gross: $3.30M
34. Save the Tiger (1973)
R | 100 min | Drama
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.
35. The Front Page (1974)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 11,254 | Gross: $17.30M
37. La polizia ha le mani legate (1975)
97 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Luciano Ercoli's Killer Cop is actually an entirely serious Italian crime thriller (or 'Poliziotteschi'), that handles themes such as murder and terrorism. ..
41. Airport '77 (1977)
PG | 114 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Art thieves hijack a 747, hit fog and crash into the ocean, trapping them and the passengers under one hundred feet of water.
Votes: 8,770 | Gross: $30.00M
44. Buddy Buddy (1981)
R | 96 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 4,038 | Gross: $7.26M
45. Missing (1982)
PG | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History
When an idealistic American writer disappears during the Chilean coup d'état in September 1973, his wife and father try to find him.
Votes: 16,861 | Gross: $14.00M
47. Macaroni (1985)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
A businessman from the United States returns to Italy for the first time in four decades, only to discover that old friends have involved him in a massive hoax.
Votes: 624 | Gross: $0.43M
48. That's Life! (1986)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama
A wealthy yet depressed architect and his sympathetic wife strive to conquer their life issues in anticipation of Harvey's 60th birthday party.
Votes: 1,184 | Gross: $4.08M
49. Dad (1989)
PG | 117 min | Drama, Comedy