Alan Arkin Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Wait Until Dark

Wait Until Dark

(1967)
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Roat / Roat Jr. / Roat Sr.
Director:
Terence Young
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Audrey Hepburn, Richard Crenna, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Jack Weston
7
1
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
G

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

(1968)
5
4
As:
Cast
Role:
John Singer
Director:
Robert Ellis Miller
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sondra Locke, Cicely Tyson, Chuck McCann, Peter Mamakos
5
4
The 81st Annual Academy Awards
TV-14

The 81st Annual Academy Awards

(2009)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Presenter
Director:
Roger Goodman, Allen P. Haines
Genres:
News
Star Cast:
Jennifer Aniston, Hugh Jackman, Amy Adams, Amy Bailey
3
1
The In-Laws
PG

The In-Laws

(1979)
3
0
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Sheldon Kornpett
Director:
Arthur Hiller
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Comedy, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Peter Falk, Nancy Dussault, Ed Begley Jr., Richard Libertini
3
0
Edward Scissorhands
TV-14

Edward Scissorhands

(1990)
3
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Tim Burton
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Drama
Star Cast:
Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall, Kathy Baker
Plot:

After the premature death of his creator, Edward, an artificial humanoid, is left with scissor blades for hands. He is discovered by kind-hearted saleswoman Peg, who welcomes him into her home. He quickly wins affection in the neighborhood and falls in love with Peg's teenage daughter, but his luck turns when he is framed for a robbery.

3
2
Little Miss Sunshine
R

Little Miss Sunshine

(2006)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Grandpa Edwin Hoover
Director:
Valerie Faris, Jonathan Dayton
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Abigail Breslin, Greg Kinnear, Steve Carell, Toni Collette
Plot:

After 7 year-old Olive Hoover qualifies for the Little Miss Sunshine beauty pageant, her whole dysfunctional family comes together for a cross-country trip from Albuquerque to California in their Volkswagen van. However, a series of disasters obstruct the way to their lofty dreams, including a vehicle breakdown and Olive being abandoned at a gas station.

2
0
Argo
R

Argo

(2012)
5
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lester Siegel
Director:
Ben Affleck
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, History, Biography
Star Cast:
Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Victor Garber
Plot:

The movie is adapted from a 1999 book -The Master of Disguise – by the CIA exfiltration specialist, Tony Mendez and a 2007 article by Joshuah Bearman. Depicting true events, the movie follows Mendez, as he devises an ingenious but risky plan to rescue six Americans from Tehran in 1979 by posing as a film crew unit scouting for location in Iran for a science-fiction film.  

5
2
Glengarry Glen Ross
R

Glengarry Glen Ross

(1992)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
George Aaronow
Director:
James Foley
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Alec Baldwin, Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Ed Harris
Plot:

Ricky Roma, Shelley Levene, Dave Moss, and George Aaronow are four real-estate salesmen who work for Premiere Properties, Chicago. When during a sales meeting it is revealed that the bottom two salesmen of the month will be fired, rivalry turns into jealousy and treachery amongst the four. 

2
1
Gattaca
PG-13

Gattaca

(1997)
1
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Andrew Niccol
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Maya Rudolph, Xander Berkeley, Alan Arkin
Plot:

In a futuristic society, genetically engineered individuals are preferred over those born traditionally. Vincent Freeman, born naturally, is therefore at disadvantage. To fulfil his desire of joining space mission to one of Saturn’s moons, he assumes the identity of a superior Valid. However, when a murder threatens to reveal his real identity, he must find a way to protect himself.

1
1
The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!

The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!

(1966)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. Rozanov
Director:
Norman Jewison
Genres:
Comedy, War
Star Cast:
Carl Reiner, Jonathan Winters, Brian Keith, Eva Marie Saint
3
1
Catch-22
R

Catch-22

(1970)
4
5
As:
Cast
Role:
Capt. John Yossarian
Director:
Mike Nichols
Genres:
War, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jon Voight, Richard Benjamin, Martin Balsam, Bob Newhart
4
5
Little Murders
PG

Little Murders

(1971)
1
1
As:
Cast, Director
Director:
Alan Arkin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Donald Sutherland, Doris Roberts, Elizabeth Wilson, Elliott Gould
1
1
Grosse Pointe Blank
R

Grosse Pointe Blank

(1997)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Oatman
Director:
George Armitage
Genres:
Action, Crime, Comedy, Thriller, Romance
Star Cast:
John Cusack, Joan Cusack, Jeremy Piven, Dan Aykroyd
Plot:

Martin Blank, a professional contract killer, who is unhappy with his work, receives an assignment in Detroit. His secretary persuades him to attend his ten-year high school reunion in Detroit suburb, Grosse Pointe. Putting his professional thoughts aside, he tries to re-connect with his school girlfriend; but things turn difficult when two NSA agents plus a contract hit-man come chasing after him. 

2
1
Four Days in September
R

Four Days in September

(1997)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Charles Burke Elbrick
Director:
Bruno Barreto
Genres:
History, Thriller, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Fernanda Torres, Pedro Cardoso, Luiz Fernando Guimarães, Cláudia Abreu
1
0
City Island
PG-13

City Island

(2009)
1
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Raymond De Felitta
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Julianna Margulies, Andy Garcia, Emily Mortimer, Steven Strait
1
1
The 53rd Annual Academy Awards

The 53rd Annual Academy Awards

(1981)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Presenter
Director:
Marty Pasetta, Harrison Engle
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Lucie Arnaz, Johnny Carson, Ellen Burstyn, Eileen Brennan
1
0
Popi
G

Popi

(1969)
4
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Abraham
Director:
Arthur Hiller
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Rita Moreno, Reuben Figueroa, Miguel Alejandro, Arny Freeman
Plot:

Hard-working Puerto Rican widower, Abraham Rodriguez, is unable to provide his sons a decent life away from the violent Spanish Harlem neighborhood. After witnessing the good treatment given to Cuban exiles, he hatches a plot to set his sons adrift in a boat off Miami Beach, hoping that they’ll be rescued and adopted as Cuban escapees. Do the boys find wealthy homes?

4
2
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
PG

The Seven-Per-Cent Solution

(1976)
1
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Sigmund Freud
Director:
Herbert Ross
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Duvall, Laurence Olivier, Nicol Williamson
1
2
Freebie and the Bean
R

Freebie and the Bean

(1974)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Bean
Director:
Richard Rush
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Christopher Morley, Mike Kellin, Jack Kruschen, James Caan
2
0
The Muppets
TV-PG

The Muppets

(2011)
2
1
As:
Cast
Director:
James Bobin
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Musical, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Black, Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones
Plot:

Tex Richman, a materialistic oil tycoon, plans to take down the Muppet Theater to drill for oil. When ardent Muppet fan, Walter, his human-brother, Gary, and his girlfriend Mary learn about this, they search for the separated Muppets and help Kermit the Frog bring all Muppets together for ‘The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever’ to raise $10 million required to save their theater.

2
1
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing
R

Thirteen Conversations About One Thing

(2001)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Jill Sprecher
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Matthew McConaughey, David Connolly, Joseph Siravo, A.D. Miles
1
0
Million Dollar Arm
PG

Million Dollar Arm

(2014)
3
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Craig Gillespie
Genres:
Sport, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Bill Paxton, Jon Hamm, Tzi Ma, Aasif Mandvi
Plot:

Million Dollar Arm is a sports drama film, which tells the story of a sports agent who attempts to find fresh baseball talent for his recently established company. To do this, he stages an unconventional recruitment strategy. 

3
1
Mother Night
R

Mother Night

(1996)
1
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Keith Gordon
Genres:
Romance, Drama, War
Star Cast:
John Goodman, Kirsten Dunst, Nick Nolte, Sheryl Lee
1
3
Going in Style
PG-13

Going in Style

(2017)
9
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Albert Garner
Director:
Zach Braff
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Matt Dillon, Josh Pais
Plot:

Joe, Willie and Albert, three lifelong friends get cheated of their pension money by a bank. Therefore, they plan to rob the same bank, in order to be able to take care of themselves and their loved ones. 

9
0
Hearts of the West
PG

Hearts of the West

(1975)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Kessler
Director:
Howard Zieff
Genres:
Comedy, Western
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Jeff Bridges, Donald Pleasence, Blythe Danner, Alan Arkin
2
1
Marley & Me
PG

Marley & Me

(2008)
1
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Arnie Klein
Director:
David Frankel
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Jennifer Aniston, Kathleen Turner, Owen Wilson, Eric Dane
Plot:

After moving to Florida and getting new jobs at competing newspapers, newlyweds John and Jenny Grogan decide to adopt a puppy named Marley, as they are not ready to have children yet. The puppy soon grows up into a huge, mischievous dog which continuously irritates its owners, but also manages to bring out the best in them.

1
3
Sunshine Cleaning
R

Sunshine Cleaning

(2008)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe
Director:
Christine Jeffs
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Jason Spevack, Steve Zahn
Plot:

Rose Lorkowski is a single mother working as a cleaner. Her sister, Norah, is unreliable and very dependent and lives with their father, Joe. When Rose gets a chance to enter the more lucrative crime scene cleanup business, she involves Norah, and the two start the Sunshine Cleaning business. This ends up being a life-changing experience. 

2
1
Simon
PG

Simon

(1980)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Prof. Simon Mendelssohn
Director:
Marshall Brickman
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Madeline Kahn, Adolph Green, William Finley, Judy Graubart
3
1
Coupe de Ville
PG-13

Coupe de Ville

(1990)
4
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Joe Roth
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Annabeth Gish, Arye Gross, Patrick Dempsey, Daniel Stern
4
0
Rendition
R

Rendition

(2007)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Senator Hawkins
Director:
Gavin Hood
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Jake Gyllenhaal, Reese Witherspoon, Meryl Streep, Peter Sarsgaard
Plot:

When Anwar El-Ibrahimi, a Chicago based American-Egyptian chemical engineer, goes missing, his wife, Isabella, starts a search for him, unaware that he is being interrogated for his supposed involvement in terrorist activities and tortured in a secret facility. Luckily, CIA analyst Douglas Freeman is not convinced of Anwar’s guilt. 

2
1
People Soup

People Soup

(1969)
3
0
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Alan Arkin
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Adam Arkin, Matthew Arkin
3
0
Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins
R

Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins

(1975)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Rafferty
Director:
Dick Richards
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Harry Dean Stanton, Sally Kellerman, Charles Martin Smith, Alex Rocco
Plot:

Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins is a comedy drama film, which tells the story of two determined women who harass a clerk to drive them carefully to Louisiana. Although he is initially put off, he eventually finds himself charmed by both women. 

1
1
Woman Times Seven

Woman Times Seven

(1967)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Vittorio De Sica
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Caine, Shirley MacLaine, Peter Sellers, Rossano Brazzi
Plot:

An Italian-French-American co-production, this comedy film by director Vittorio De Sica comprises seven mini series featuring seven different types of women in different situations. The seven episodes include Funeral Procession, Amateur Night, Two Against One, Super Simone, At the Opera, Suicides and Snow.

1
0
Dumbo
PG

Dumbo

(2019)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Tim Burton
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Danny DeVito, Colin Farrell, Eva Green, Michael Keaton, Alan Arkin
Plot:

Holt is a circus performer who is tasked with caring for a young elephant named Dumbo, having oversized ears. However, it is soon discovered that Dumbo’s ears can help him to fly, and a few cunning men try to take advantage of the situation.

1
0
Indian Summer
PG-13

Indian Summer

(1993)
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Unca Lou Handler
Director:
Mike Binder
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Bill Paxton, Diane Lane, Matt Craven, Elizabeth Perkins
4
1
Stand Up Guys
R

Stand Up Guys

(2012)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Hirsch
Director:
Fisher Stevens
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, Al Pacino, Julianna Margulies, Mark Margolis
Plot:

When Val is released after serving 28 years in prison for killing the son of a crime boss, he finds his old friend and crime partner Doc waiting for him. The two friends spend the night in partying and while having their dinner, Doc confesses that he has been ordered to kill Val within 10 A.M. and if he does not do that he himself will be killed.  

2
0
Get Smart
PG-13

Get Smart

(2008)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
The Chief
Director:
Peter Segal
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Action
Star Cast:
Bill Murray, Dwayne Johnson, Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Alan Arkin
Plot:

After the identities of secret agents are compromised following an attack at the spy agency, CONTROL, analyst Maxwell Smart is finally promoted to field agent and is paired with experienced and beautiful Agent 99. As they attempt to foil an evil plan by the terrorist organization KAOS, they realize that their identities were also compromised by a double-agent.

1
0
Slums of Beverly Hills
R

Slums of Beverly Hills

(1998)
1
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Murray
Director:
Tamara Jenkins
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Natasha Lyonne, Marisa Tomei, Bryna Weiss, Charlotte Stewart
1
2
Jakob the Liar
PG-13

Jakob the Liar

(1999)
1
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Kassovitz
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Robin Williams, Hannah Taylor Gordon, Éva Igó, István Bálint
1
1
The Change-Up
R

The Change-Up

(2011)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Mitch's Dad
Director:
David Dobkin
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jason Bateman, Leslie Mann, Olivia Wilde, Ryan Reynolds
Plot:

Friends Dave and Mitch have grown apart and lead vastly different lives. Dave is a family man and overworked lawyer while Mitch is an irresponsible adult enjoying life. After their bodies get magically switched one night, they end up with each other’s lives and must find a way to get back their own bodies. 

3
0
Grudge Match
PG-13

Grudge Match

(2013)
2
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Segal
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Sport
Star Cast:
Anthony Anderson, Jim Lampley, Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Rich Little
Plot:

Back in 1980s, boxers Henry "Razor" Sharp and Billy "The Kid" McDonnen were fierce rivals until Razor suddenly announced his retirement, leaving a three match series unresolved, thus effectively ending their career. 30 years later, a boxing promoter approaches him to face Kid in one last bout and he grudgingly accepts the challenge. 

2
1
So I Married an Axe Murderer
PG-13

So I Married an Axe Murderer

(1993)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Thomas Schlamme
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Nancy Travis, Mike Myers, Amanda Plummer, Anthony LaPaglia
Plot:

This black comedy romance film revolves around Charlie, a poet afraid of commitment, who falls in love with a girl Harriet. However, he soon starts suspecting that she may be a dangerous serial killer, and has killed all of her previous partners.

1
0
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee
R

The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

(2009)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Herb Lee
Director:
Rebecca Miller
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Robin Wright, Mike Binder, Winona Ryder, Ryan McDonald
1
0
The Rocketeer
PG

The Rocketeer

(1991)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Peevy
Director:
Joe Johnston
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Family, Comedy, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Timothy Dalton, Paul Sorvino, Billy Campbell, Jennifer Connelly
Plot:

Based on the comic-strip superhero of 1930s. Cliff Secord, a stunt pilot, accidently comes across a rocket-powered jetpack that empowers him to fly. Turning into a masked superhero, he saves his girlfriend Jenny as well as others. As he acquires fame as The Rocketeer, everyone from mobsters greedy to rule the world, to FBI and German Nazis come chasing after the superhero.

1
1
Last of the Red Hot Lovers
PG

Last of the Red Hot Lovers

(1972)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Barney Cashman
Director:
Gene Saks
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Paula Prentiss, Sally Kellerman, Renée Taylor, Bella Bruck
1
1
Improper Channels
PG

Improper Channels

(1981)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Jeffery Martley
Director:
Eric Till
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mariette Hartley, Monica Parker, Harry Ditson, Sarah Stevens
2
0
The Magician of Lublin
R

The Magician of Lublin

(1979)
3
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Yasha Mazur
Director:
Menahem Golan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Shelley Winters, Lou Jacobi, Valerie Perrine, Louise Fletcher
3
0
The Return of Captain Invincible
PG

The Return of Captain Invincible

(1983)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Captain Invincible
Director:
Philippe Mora
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Christopher Lee, Kate Fitzpatrick, Bill Hunter, Michael Pate
Plot:

During the Second World War, Captain Invincible helped the Allied Forces by using his superpowers against the Nazis, and he was proclaimed a hero. But when they accused him of being a supporter of the communists, he retires and goes to Australia. Now his help is required once again, after a super secret weapon is stolen in the US. 

1
0
Spenser Confidential
R

Spenser Confidential

(2020)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry
Director:
Peter Berg
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Mark Wahlberg, Cassie Ventura, Michael Gaston, Marc Maron
Plot:

When two police officers in Boston are murdered, an ex-cop Spenser senses a big conspiracy. In order to unravel it, he teams up with his roommate, and returns to Boston’s criminal underground.  

0
0
Noel
PG

Noel

(2004)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Artie
Director:
Chazz Palminteri
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Walker, Robin Williams, Susan Sarandon, Penélope Cruz
1
1
Thin Ice
R

Thin Ice

(2011)
1
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jill Sprecher
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
David Harbour, Billy Crudup, Greg Kinnear, John Paul Gamoke
1
2
Fire Sale
PG

Fire Sale

(1977)
1
1
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Ezra Fikus
Director:
Alan Arkin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rob Reiner, Sid Caesar, Kay Medford, Anjanette Comer
Plot:

Benny owns a department store that is soon to undergo bankruptcy. As he prepares to go on a vacation, he plans a scheme that would solve all his financial problems. He would get his mentally ill brother-in-law to set fire to the store and burn it down, and then he would claim the insurance money. 

1
1
Deadhead Miles
R

Deadhead Miles

(1973)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Cooper
Director:
Vernon Zimmerman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Durning, Hector Elizondo, Paul Benedict, Oliver Clark
0
0
Calypso Heat Wave

Calypso Heat Wave

(1957)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Fred F. Sears
Genres:
Drama, Musical
Star Cast:
Maya Angelou, Paul Langton, Johnny Desmond, Merry Anders
0
0
Havana
R

Havana

(1990)
0
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Volpi
Director:
Sydney Pollack
Genres:
Drama, War, Romance
Star Cast:
Robert Redford, Tomas Milian, Daniel Davis, Lena Olin
0
2
The Last Mohican

The Last Mohican

(1966)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Mr. Ableman
Director:
Paul Leaf
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Anthony Holland
0
0
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
PG-13

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

(2013)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Don Scardino
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Star Cast:
Jim Carrey, Steve Carell, Steve Buscemi, Olivia Wilde
Plot:

Magicians Burt Wonderstone and Anton Marvelton have been hugely successful until Burt’s overbearing ego became unbearable. Challenged by the dangerous magician Steve Gray, Burt becomes even more careless and Anton ends their partnership. Down on his luck and a change of heart allows Burt to reconnect with Anton while preparing for a final showdown with Gray. 

0
0
Firewall
PG-13

Firewall

(2006)
2
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Loncraine
Genres:
Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Harrison Ford, Virginia Madsen, Carly Schroeder, Jimmy Bennett, Gail Ann Lewis
Plot:

Jack Stanfield, head security executive of a bank, is forced by a scheming criminal to steal $100 million from his bank, as ransom for his family held captive at home. He pays by infiltrating bank’s computer security that he designed, but the criminals kidnap his family with no intentions of their safe return. Now he must act fast to save his family.

2
0
Eros
R

Eros

(2004)
0
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Steven Soderbergh, Michelangelo Antonioni, Kar-Wai Wong
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Downey Jr., Li Gong, Feng Tien, Chen Chang
0
2
America's Sweethearts
PG-13

America's Sweethearts

(2001)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Joe Roth
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, Julia Roberts, Billy Crystal, Catherine Zeta-Jones, John Cusack
Plot:

America’s Sweethearts is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of a movie publicist who has to deal with the split of the co-stars of his movie, while keeping journalists as bay, while a reclusive director is holding the print of his film hostage. 

1
0
Love the Coopers
PG-13

Love the Coopers

(2015)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Jessie Nelson
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
John Goodman, Amanda Seyfried, Steve Martin, Diane Keaton
1
0
Inspector Clouseau
G

Inspector Clouseau

(1968)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Insp. Jacques Clouseau
Director:
Bud Yorkin
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Patrick Cargill, Barry Foster, Frank Finlay, John Bindon
0
0
The Monitors
PG

The Monitors

(1969)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Jack Shea
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Adam Arkin, Keenan Wynn, Sherry Jackson, Guy Stockwell
Plot:

The Monitors is a sci-fi comedy film which tells the story of a benign group of aliens which take over the Earth, and establish peace and get rid of violence and war. However, few human beings start to resist and plan a rebellion against the aliens.

1
0
Full Moon High
PG

Full Moon High

(1981)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Larry Cohen
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Star Cast:
Bob Saget, Pat Morita, Adam Arkin, Ed McMahon
0
0
Chu Chu and the Philly Flash
PG

Chu Chu and the Philly Flash

(1981)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Flash
Director:
David Lowell Rich
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Danny Aiello, Jack Warden, Danny Glover, Adam Arkin
Plot:

Flash used to be a skilled baseball player, but ruins his life by excessive drinking. One day he meets Chu Chu, who used to be a successful entertainer, but ruins her career like him after falling into alcoholism. Soon, they find government documents and decide to return them to their rightful owners, in hope of reward money, but instead they fall in trouble.  

1
0
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause
G

The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause

(2006)
0
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Lembeck
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Elizabeth Mitchell, Tim Allen, Martin Short, Judge Reinhold
Plot:

When the wicked Jack Frost comes up with a plan to sabotage the toy factory, it is up to Santa to stop him and also keep his family happy.

0
2
The Jerky Boys
R

The Jerky Boys

(1995)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Ernie Lazarro
Director:
James Melkonian
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
William Hickey, Alan North, John G. Brennan, Kamal Ahmed
0
0
North
PG

North

(1994)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Rob Reiner
Genres:
Drama, Family, Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, Elijah Wood, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Marc Shaiman
0
0
Bad Medicine
PG-13

Bad Medicine

(1985)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Ramón Madera
Director:
Harvey Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Gilbert Gottfried, Bill Macy, Julie Kavner, Steve Guttenberg
0
0
Blood (Thinner Than Water)

Blood (Thinner Than Water)

(2004)
0
1
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Alan Arkin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Suzanne Newlander Arkin, Gillian Farrell, Jonathan Richards, Tom Schuch
0
1
That's Me

That's Me

(1963)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Walker Stuart
Genres:
Short, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Alan Arkin
0
0
Samuel Beckett Is Coming Soon

Samuel Beckett Is Coming Soon

(1993)
2
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Role:
The Director
Director:
Alan Arkin
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Anthony Arkin, Jim Flanagan, Thomas E. Kennedy
2
0
Joshua Then and Now
R

Joshua Then and Now

(1985)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Reuben Shapiro
Director:
Ted Kotcheff
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
James Woods, Michael Sarrazin, Gabrielle Lazure, Linda Sorensen
0
0
The Novice
PG-13

The Novice

(2006)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Murray Robinson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Frank Langella, Matthew Carey, Jacob Pitts, John Schuk
0
0
Magicians

Magicians

(2000)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Milo
Director:
James Merendino
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
O-Lan Jones, Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Claire Forlani, Til Schweiger
0
0
Raising Flagg
PG-13

Raising Flagg

(2006)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Flagg Purdy
Director:
Neal Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lauren Holly, Barbara Dana, Austin Pendleton, Glenne Headly
0
0
Big Trouble
R

Big Trouble

(1986)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Leonard Hoffman
Director:
John Cassavetes
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Peter Falk, Robert Stack, Charles Durning, Beverly D'Angelo
0
0
In Security
R

In Security

(2013)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Adam Beamer, Evan Beamer
Genres:
Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ethan Embry, Michael Gladis, Clea DuVall, Cary Elwes
0
0
Steal Big Steal Little
PG-13

Steal Big Steal Little

(1995)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Lou Perilli, Ruben's Partner
Director:
Andrew Davis
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Joe Pantoliano, Holland Taylor, Rachel Ticotin, Andy Garcia
1
0

TV Movie(s)

The Other Side of Hell

The Other Side of Hell

(1978)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Dole
Director:
Ján Kadár
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Morgan Woodward, Roger E. Mosley, Seamon Glass, Shay Duffin
0
0
The Defection of Simas Kudirka

The Defection of Simas Kudirka

(1978)
1
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Simas Kudirka
Director:
David Lowell Rich
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Donald Pleasence, John McMartin, Richard Jordan, George Dzundza
1
2
Escape from Sobibor

Escape from Sobibor

(1987)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Leon Feldhendler
Director:
Jack Gold
Genres:
Drama, History, War
Star Cast:
Jack Shepherd, Rutger Hauer, Joanna Pacula, Hartmut Becker
1
0
And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself
TV-MA

And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself

(2003)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Sam Drebben
Director:
Bruce Beresford
Genres:
War, History, Drama, Western, Biography
Star Cast:
Antonio Banderas, Jim Broadbent, Eion Bailey, Matt Day
0
0
The Pentagon Papers
R

The Pentagon Papers

(2003)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Rowen
Director:
Rod Holcomb
Genres:
History, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Giamatti, Claire Forlani, Kenneth Welsh, James Spader
0
0
It Couldn't Happen to a Nicer Guy

It Couldn't Happen to a Nicer Guy

(1974)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Cy Howard
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Paul Sorvino, Adam Arkin, Bob Dishy, Eddie Barth
0
0
Twigs

Twigs

(1975)
0
0
As:
Director
Director:
Alan Arkin, Clark Jones
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Edward Asner, Jack Gilford, Carol Burnett, Gary Burghoff, Conrad Bain
0
0
The Fourth Wise Man
TV-PG

The Fourth Wise Man

(1985)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Orontes
Director:
Michael Ray Rhodes
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Eileen Brennan, Ralph Bellamy
0
0
Necessary Parties

Necessary Parties

(1988)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Gwen Arner
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Adam Arkin, Julie Hagerty, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Taylor Fry
0
0
In the Director's Chair: The Man Who Invented Edward Scissorhands

In the Director's Chair: The Man Who Invented Edward Scissorhands

(1990)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Roland Mesa
Genres:
Biography
Star Cast:
Tim Burton, Glenn Shadix, Geena Davis, Amy M. Allen
0
0
Varian's War

Varian's War

(2001)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Lionel Chetwynd
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
William Hurt, Julia Ormond, Maury Chaykin, Matt Craven
0
0
Doomsday Gun

Doomsday Gun

(1994)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Col. Yossi
Director:
Robert Young
Genres:
History, Drama, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Clive Owen, Frank Langella, Michael Kitchen, Kevin Spacey
0
0
Cooperstown

Cooperstown

(1993)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Charles Haid
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Ann Wedgeworth, Ed Begley Jr., Byron Thames, Ernie Harwell
0
0
Taking the Heat
R

Taking the Heat

(1993)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Mankiewicz
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Tony Goldwyn, George Segal, Peter Boyle, Will Patton
1
0
A Deadly Business

A Deadly Business

(1986)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Harold Kaufman
Director:
John Korty
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Learned, Armand Assante, Raymond Serra, George Morfogen
0
0
Heck's Way Home
G

Heck's Way Home

(1996)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Dogcatcher
Director:
Michael J.F. Scott
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Michael Riley, Chris Sigurdson, Michaelin Scott, Chad Krowchuk
0
0
Blood Money
R

Blood Money

(2000)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Aaron Lipstadt
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Brian Bloom, Joseph Gian, Jonathan Scarfe, Jennifer Gatti
0
0

Animation(s)

Sesame Street
TV-Y

Sesame Street (1969)

As:
Cast
Director:
Lisa Simon, Emily Squires, Ken Diego, Victor DiNapoli, Ted May
Genres:
Animation, Family, Fantasy, Comedy, Music
Star Cast:
Jimmy Fallon, Caroll Spinney, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Jim Henson
BoJack Horseman
TV-MA

BoJack Horseman (2014)

As:
Cast
Director:
JC Gonzalez, Amy Winfrey, Joel Moser, Martin Cendreda, Adam Parton
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Animation
Star Cast:
Lorraine Bracco, Daniel Radcliffe, Patton Oswalt, John Krasinski
The Last Unicorn
G

The Last Unicorn (1982)

As:
Cast
Role:
Schmendrick (voice)
Director:
Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Animation, Family, Drama
Star Cast:
Mia Farrow, Christopher Lee, Jeff Bridges, Tammy Grimes

TV Shows and Videos

East Side/West Side

East Side/West Side (1963)

As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Gries, Daniel Petrie, Herschel Daugherty, Marc Daniels, Jack Smight
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Earl Jones, George C. Scott, Elizabeth Wilson, Cicely Tyson, Gene Hackman
Carol Burnett & Company

Carol Burnett & Company (1979)

As:
Cast
Role:
(1 episode, 1979)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sally Field, Carol Burnett, Cheryl Ladd
Faerie Tale Theatre

Faerie Tale Theatre (1982)

As:
Cast
Director:
Tim Burton, Francis Ford Coppola, Peter Medak, Gilbert Cates, Graeme Clifford
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure, Family, Romance
Star Cast:
James Earl Jones, Shelley Duvall, John Achorn, Patrick DeSantis, David McCharen
The Great American Dream Machine

The Great American Dream Machine (1971)

As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (1 episode, 1971)
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Chevy Chase, Ken Shapiro, Marshall Efron
A Year in the Life

A Year in the Life (1987)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sarah Jessica Parker, Adam Arkin, Richard Kiley, Brian Benben
Captain Kangaroo
TV-G

Captain Kangaroo (1955)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jim Hirschfeld, Peter Birch
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Adam Arkin, Dolly Parton, Robert Keeshan
American Playhouse

American Playhouse (1981)

As:
Cast
Director:
Kirk Browning, Jack O'Brien, Jeff Bleckner, Bill Duke, Michael Roemer
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Christopher Walken, Edward Herrmann, Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan
ABC Stage 67

ABC Stage 67 (1966)

As:
Cast
Director:
Ted Kotcheff, Stanley Prager
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Dustin Hoffman, Connie Stevens, Cliff Robertson, Lee Grant
St. Elsewhere
TV-PG

St. Elsewhere (1982)

As:
Cast
Director:
Linda Day, Victor Lobl, Bethany Rooney, Leo Penn, Thomas Carter
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Denzel Washington, Helen Hunt, Ray Liotta, Kathy Bates, Alan Arkin
Get Shorty
TV-MA

Get Shorty (2017)

As:
Cast
Director:
Adam Arkin
Genres:
Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Topher Grace, Ray Romano, Billy Magnussen, Peter Stormare, Alan Arkin
100 Centre Street

100 Centre Street (2001)

As:
Cast
Director:
Sidney Lumet, Arthur Penn
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Bobby Cannavale, Kerry Washington, Eli Wallach, Nipsey Russell
Trying Times

Trying Times (1987)

As:
Director
Director:
Alan Arkin, Sheldon Larry, Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Corey Feldman, Rosanna Arquette, Candice Bergen, Teri Garr, Spalding Gray
Fay

Fay (1975)

As:
Director
Director:
Alan Arkin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Doris Roberts, Lee Grant, Norman Alden, Joe Silver, Audra Lindley
Will & Grace
TV-14

Will & Grace (1998)

As:
Cast
Director:
James Burrows
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Seth MacFarlane, Jack Black, Megan Mullally, Eric McCormack, Debra Messing
Chicago Hope

Chicago Hope (1994)

As:
Cast
Director:
Bill D'Elia, Lou Antonio, Michael Dinner, Stephen Cragg, Rob Corn
Genres:
Thriller, Mystery, Drama
Star Cast:
Mia Sara, Adam Arkin, Hector Elizondo, Peter Berg, Vondie Curtis-Hall
Picture Windows

Picture Windows (1994)

As:
Cast
Director:
Norman Jewison, Jonathan Kaplan, Peter Bogdanovich, Bob Rafelson, Joe Dante
Star Cast:
George Segal, Sally Kirkland, John Hurt, Michael Lerner
Harry

Harry (1987)

As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Porschak (7 episodes, 1987)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Richard Lewis, Barbara Dana, Thom Bray, Matt Craven

Alan Arkin Awards

Academy Awards
Little Miss Sunshine Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role 2007
Golden Globe Awards
The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming Best Actor - Comedy or Musical 1967
BAFTA Awards
Little Miss Sunshine Best Actor in a Supporting Role 2007