Charles Grodin Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

Rosemary's Baby
R

Rosemary's Baby

(1968)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Roman Polanski
Genres:
Drama, Horror
Star Cast:
Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer, Maurice Evans
Plot:

Director Roman Polanski’s first American movie is about Guy and Rosemary Woodhouse, who move into an apartment where Rosemary meets their friendly, yet a little weird neighbors. She experiences strange incidences and nightmares, and hears odd sounds. When she gets pregnant, Rosemary is worried that their neighbors and suddenly-distant husband are planning some sinister conspiracy against her baby.

0
0
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

(1954)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Fleischer
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre, Robert J. Wilke
Plot:

In 1866, Professor Pierre M Aronnax and his assistant come across reports of a giant sea monster that is attacking ships in the Pacific Ocean. They are asked to investigate the disappearances, and therefore they set out on an expedition. But soon they discover that the monster is actually an advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.   

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0
Catch-22
R

Catch-22

(1970)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Mike Nichols
Genres:
War, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jon Voight, Richard Benjamin, Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Bob Newhart
0
0
The Great Muppet Caper
G

The Great Muppet Caper

(1981)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Jim Henson
Genres:
Mystery, Musical, Crime, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Jerry Nelson, John Cleese, Dave Goelz, Frank Oz, Jim Henson
0
0
Midnight Run
R

Midnight Run

(1988)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Jonathan Mardukas
Director:
Martin Brest
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Robert De Niro, Yaphet Kotto, John Ashton, Dennis Farina
Plot:

When bounty hunter, Jack Walsh, is hired by bail bondsman Eddie to bring back mob accountant Jonathan "The Duke" Mardukas to Los Angeles, he is told that the job will be as easy as a midnight run. No doubt, he captures Duke in New York City; but by then both FBI and the mob are anxious to have him in their hand first. 

0
0
Real Life
PG

Real Life

(1979)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Albert Brooks
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Albert Brooks, Dick Haynes, J.A. Preston, Matthew Tobin
0
0
The Heartbreak Kid
PG

The Heartbreak Kid

(1972)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Lenny Cantrow
Director:
Elaine May
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Doris Roberts, Neil Simon, Eddie Albert, Cybill Shepherd, Audra Lindley
2
0
Heaven Can Wait
PG

Heaven Can Wait

(1978)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Tony Abbott
Director:
Buck Henry, Warren Beatty
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Fantasy, Sport
Star Cast:
James Mason, Jack Warden, Julie Christie, Warren Beatty
1
0
Seems Like Old Times
PG

Seems Like Old Times

(1980)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Ira Parks
Director:
Jay Sandrich
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Chevy Chase, Goldie Hawn, Harold Gould, Robert Guillaume, Charles Grodin
1
0
Heart and Souls
PG-13

Heart and Souls

(1993)
2
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Harrison Winslow
Director:
Ron Underwood
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Fantasy, Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Sizemore, Elisabeth Shue, Kyra Sedgwick, Robert Downey Jr., Alfre Woodard
2
0
11 Harrowhouse
PG

11 Harrowhouse

(1974)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Chesser
Director:
Aram Avakian
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
James Mason, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, Candice Bergen, John Bindon
Plot:

Small-time diamond merchant, Howard R. Chesser, is asked to supervise the cutting of a massive diamond owned by Clyde Massey. Unfortunately, when the diamond is stolen from him, he has to plan a major heist at The System, a vault full of gems, with the help of his girlfriend and inside man, Watts. 

0
0
Dave
PG-13

Dave

(1993)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Ivan Reitman
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Oliver Stone, Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Frank Langella
Plot:

Dave is a political comedy film, which revolves around the life of Dave Kovic, a man who bears an uncanny resemblance with the President of the United States, Bill Mitchell. When Mitchell suffers a stroke, Dave is hired by the Secret Service to impersonate the President on an ongoing basis. 

0
0
The Lonely Guy
R

The Lonely Guy

(1984)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Warren
Director:
Arthur Hiller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Judith Ivey, Steve Martin, Steve Lawrence, Robyn Douglass
0
0
Taking Care of Business
R

Taking Care of Business

(1990)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Spencer
Director:
Arthur Hiller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jim Belushi, Stephen Elliott, Mako, Anne De Salvo
1
0
So I Married an Axe Murderer
PG-13

So I Married an Axe Murderer

(1993)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Thomas Schlamme
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Alan Arkin, 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.

0
0
King Kong
PG

King Kong

(1976)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Fred Wilson
Director:
John Guillermin
Genres:
Adventure, Horror
Star Cast:
Jessica Lange, Jeff Bridges, John Randolph, Rene Auberjonois, Charles Grodin
Plot:

An expedition to find petroleum takes Jack Prescott to an island that is said to be rich in oil. However, upon reaching the island, he encounters a colossal giant gorilla, Kong, who wreaks havoc.

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0
The Woman in Red
PG-13

The Woman in Red

(1984)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Buddy
Director:
Gene Wilder
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Joseph Bologna, Judith Ivey, Gene Wilder, Michael Huddleston
0
0
While We're Young
R

While We're Young

(2014)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Noah Baumbach
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Maria Dizzia, Adam Horovitz, Matthew Maher
Plot:

Documentary filmmaker Josh Srebnick and wife Cornelia are apparently happily married middle-aged couple; but everything is not so rosy on professional and personal fronts. Then they meet a generation younger charming couple, Jamie and Darby, who bring freshness in older couple’s life. They enjoy being around the youngsters and try doing things they do. Will this friendship rejuvenate Josh and Cornelia’s lives?

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0
It's My Turn
R

It's My Turn

(1980)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Homer
Director:
Claudia Weill
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Steven Hill, Beverly Garland, Jill Clayburgh, Michael Douglas, Charles Grodin
Plot:

Mathematics professor, Kate Gunzinger, is in a relationship with Homer, but they lack passion. She meets ex-baseball player Ben, at her widowed dad’s wedding to Ben’s mother. The two begin a passionate affair and Kate returns to break up with Homer, even though an unpredictable future awaits her. 

0
0
The Incredible Shrinking Woman
PG

The Incredible Shrinking Woman

(1981)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Vance Kramer
Director:
Joel Schumacher
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Henry Gibson, Elizabeth Wilson, Lily Tomlin, Ned Beatty
0
0
Thieves
PG

Thieves

(1977)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Martin Cramer
Director:
John Berry, Alfred Viola
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Bob Fosse, Ann Wedgeworth, Mercedes McCambridge, Marlo Thomas, Hector Elizondo
0
0
The Comedian
R

The Comedian

(2016)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Taylor Hackford
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Robert De Niro, Danny DeVito, Edie Falco, Leslie Mann, Harvey Keitel
0
0
It Runs in the Family
PG

It Runs in the Family

(1994)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Parker (The Old Man)
Director:
Bob Clark
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Mary Steenburgen, Glenn Shadix, Kieran Culkin, Jean Shepherd, Al Mancini
1
0
The Couch Trip
R

The Couch Trip

(1988)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
George Maitlin
Director:
Michael Ritchie
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Chevy Chase, Walter Matthau, Dan Aykroyd, Richard Romanus, Mary Gross
0
0
Beethoven
PG

Beethoven

(1992)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
George Newton
Director:
Brian Levant
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
David Duchovny, Bonnie Hunt, Dean Jones, Nicholle Tom
Plot:

When a St. Bernard puppy finds refuge with the Newtons everybody except the father, George Newton is thrilled. The puppy is named Beethoven and grows up to become a beloved pet. When an evil veterinarian Dr. Varnick sets his eye on Beethoven for animal experiments, George and the family unite to rescue him.

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0
The Humbling
R

The Humbling

(2014)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Jerry
Director:
Barry Levinson
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Al Pacino, Kyra Sedgwick, Greta Gerwig, Dylan Baker, Charles Grodin
0
0
Sunburn
PG

Sunburn

(1979)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Jake
Director:
Richard C. Sarafian
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Farrah Fawcett, Joan Collins, Art Carney, William Daniels, Charles Grodin
Plot:

Investigator, Jake Dekker, is appointed to examine a $5 million claim after the suspicious death of wealthy businessman, Theron, in Acapulco. Hiring pretty model, Ellie Morgan, to accompany him as his wife, Dekker reaches Acapulco as a rich jet-setter. Though Theron’s widow refuses to cooperate with investigations, private eye Marcus helps Dekker unearth some shocking revelations which assist in solving the mystery. 

0
0
Fast Track
PG-13

Fast Track

(2006)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Bob Kowalski
Director:
Jesse Peretz
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Mia Farrow, Zach Braff, Paul Rudd, Jason Bateman, Amy Adams
0
0
Clifford
PG

Clifford

(1994)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Martin Daniels
Director:
Paul Flaherty
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ben Savage, Martin Short, Mary Steenburgen, Dabney Coleman
0
0
Beethoven's 2nd
PG

Beethoven's 2nd

(1993)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
George Newton
Director:
Rod Daniel
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Family
Star Cast:
Bonnie Hunt, Chris Penn, Nicholle Tom, Christopher Castile
0
0
Ishtar
PG-13

Ishtar

(1987)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Jim Harrison
Director:
Elaine May
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Music, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dustin Hoffman, Warren Beatty, Jack Weston, Isabelle Adjani
0
0
Sex and the College Girl

Sex and the College Girl

(1964)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Bob
Director:
Joseph Adler
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Arlen, Luana Anders, Julie Sommars, John Gabriel
0
0
Cranium Command

Cranium Command

(1989)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Jerry Rees, Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
Genres:
Family, Sci-Fi, Short
Star Cast:
Kevin Nealon, Corey Burton, Jeff Doucette, George Wendt
0
0
Brazzaville Teen-Ager

Brazzaville Teen-Ager

(2013)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Father
Director:
Michael Cera
Genres:
Drama, Music, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Cera, Jack O'Connell, Kelis, Brandon Reilly
0
0
The Private Life of a Modern Woman

The Private Life of a Modern Woman

(2017)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
James Toback
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alec Baldwin, Colleen Camp, Sienna Miller, Nick Mathews
0
0
You Can't Hurry Love
R

You Can't Hurry Love

(1988)
0
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Martini
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Scott McGinnis, Anthony Geary, Frank Bonner, David Leisure
0
0
Movers & Shakers
PG

Movers & Shakers

(1985)
0
0
As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Herb Derman
Director:
William Asher
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Walter Matthau, Tyne Daly, Steve Martin, Vincent Gardenia, Charles Grodin
0
0
Last Resort
R

Last Resort

(1986)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
George Lollar
Director:
Zane Buzby
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Megan Mullally, Phil Hartman, John Ashton, Robin Pearson Rose
0
0

TV Movie(s)

Simon and Garfunkel: Songs of America

Simon and Garfunkel: Songs of America

(1969)
0
1
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Charles Grodin
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel, Lenny Bruce, Cesar Chavez, Tom Curtis
0
1
Just Me and You

Just Me and You

(1978)
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Michael Lindsay
Director:
John Erman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Louise Lasser, Miriam Byrd-Nethery, Noble Willingham, Michael Alldredge
0
0
The Paul Simon Special

The Paul Simon Special

(1977)
0
0
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Dave Wilson
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Chevy Chase, Paul Simon, Lily Tomlin, Art Garfunkel
0
0
The Grass Is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank

The Grass Is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank

(1978)
1
0
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Day
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Carol Burnett, Barbara Allyne Bennet, Vicki Belmonte, Chris Dekker, Edwina Gough
1
0
Charley's Aunt

Charley's Aunt

(1983)
1
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Lord Fancourt Babberly
Director:
William Asher
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Victor Garber, Anne Francis, Joyce Bulifant, Vincent Gardenia, Charles Grodin
1
0

TV Shows and Videos

Disneyland

Disneyland (1954)

As:
Cast
Director:
Hamilton Luske, Norman Tokar, Robert Stevenson, James Neilson, Jack Hannah
Genres:
Drama, Western, Biography, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
Corey Feldman, Walt Disney, Andrea Barber, Keanu Reeves, Sean Connery
The Trials of O'Brien

The Trials of O'Brien (1965)

As:
Cast
Director:
Abner Biberman, Stuart Rosenberg, Lawrence Dobkin, Paul Bogart, Robert Gist
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Gene Hackman, Roger Moore, Peter Falk, Joanna Barnes, Elaine Stritch
The Young Marrieds

The Young Marrieds (1964)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Peggy McCay, Michael T. Mikler, Norma Connolly, Susan Brown
The Defenders

The Defenders (1961)

As:
Cast
Director:
Alex March, Philip Leacock, Paul Stanley, Charles S. Dubin, Leonard Horn
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Robert Duvall, William Shatner, Jerry Stiller
Judd for the Defense

Judd for the Defense (1967)

As:
Cast
Director:
Larry Peerce, Leo Penn, John Llewellyn Moxey, Alex March, George McCowan
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Robert Duvall, Sam Elliott, Tom Selleck, Leslie Nielsen, Carl Betz
Armstrong Circle Theatre

Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950)

As:
Cast
Director:
William Corrigan, Paul Bogart, Ted Post, Garry Simpson, James Sheldon
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Dean, Douglas Edwards, Sandy Becker, Bob Sherry, John Cameron Swayze
Louie
TV-MA

Louie (2010)

As:
Cast
Director:
Louis C.K.
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Jimmy Fallon, Louis C.K., Hadley Delany, Ursula Parker, Jerry Seinfeld
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
Great Performances

Great Performances (1971)

As:
Cast
Director:
Brian Large, David Horn, Kirk Browning, Gary Halvorson, Matthew Diamond
Genres:
Romance, Music, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Anthony Hopkins, Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo
The Guns of Will Sonnett

The Guns of Will Sonnett (1967)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jack Arnold, Michael O'Herlihy, Richard C. Sarafian, Thomas Carr, Jean Yarbrough
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Walter Brennan, Jack Nicholson, Dack Rambo
The Felony Squad

The Felony Squad (1966)

As:
Cast
Director:
Walter Grauman, Seymour Robbie, Allen Reisner, George McCowan, Lawrence Dobkin
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Robert Duvall, Sam Elliott, Howard Duff, Ben Alexander, Dennis Cole
The Big Valley

The Big Valley (1965)

As:
Cast
Director:
Virgil W. Vogel, Bernard McEveety, Paul Henreid, Arnold Laven, Joe Mazzuca
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Adam West, Richard Long, Peter Breck, Lee Majors, Linda Evans
The Virginian
TV-PG

The Virginian (1962)

As:
Cast
Director:
Don McDougall, Abner Biberman, Anton Leader, William Witney, James Sheldon
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Adam West, Bette Davis, Doug McClure, James Drury, Lee J. Cobb
The F.B.I.

The F.B.I. (1965)

As:
Cast
Director:
Virgil W. Vogel, Don Medford, Jesse Hibbs, William Hale, Ralph Senensky
Genres:
Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Harrison Ford, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Philip Abbott, Marvin Miller, William Reynolds
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
TV-14

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)

As:
Cast
Director:
David Platt, Peter Leto, Jean de Segonzac, Constantine Makris, Alex Chapple
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
Star Cast:
Anthony Anderson, Mariska Hargitay, Ice-T, Dann Florek, Richard Belzer
N.Y.P.D.

N.Y.P.D. (1967)

As:
Cast
Director:
John Llewellyn Moxey, Alex March, Robert Butler, Daniel Petrie, David Pressman
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Jon Voight, Al Pacino, Jack Warden, Roy Scheider, James Earl Jones
Iron Horse

Iron Horse (1966)

As:
Cast
Director:
Leo Penn, Gene Nelson, Anton Leader, Murray Golden, Herbert Hirschman
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Dale Robertson, Gene Hackman, Robert Random, Gary Collins
Captain Nice

Captain Nice (1967)

As:
Cast
Director:
Charles R. Rondeau, Richard Kinon, Gary Nelson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Bob Newhart, William Daniels, Alice Ghostley, Ann Prentiss, Liam Dunn
Shane

Shane (1966)

As:
Cast
Director:
Alex March, David Greene, Gerald Mayer, Gerd Oswald
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Robert Duvall, David Carradine, Jill Ireland, Tom Tully, Christopher Shea
Fresno

Fresno (1986)

As:
Cast
Role:
Cane Kensington (5 episodes, 1986)
Director:
Jeff Bleckner
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Valerie Mahaffey, Pat Corley, Anthony Heald, Bill Paxton, Teri Garr
Play of the Week

Play of the Week (1959)

As:
Cast
Director:
Marc Daniels, Henry Kaplan, Ralph Nelson, Don Richardson, Paul Bogart
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Shelley Winters, William Shatner, Walter Matthau, Myron McCormick, Frank Conroy
60 Minutes Wednesday

60 Minutes Wednesday (1999)

As:
Writer
Genres:
Documentary, News
Star Cast:
Dan Rather, Charlie Rose, Jimmy Tingle, Bob Simon, Vicki Mabrey
The Michael J. Fox Show

The Michael J. Fox Show (2013)

As:
Cast
Director:
Andrew Fleming, Scott Ellis, John Fortenberry, Victor Nelli Jr., Fred Savage
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Justin Long, Brooke Shields, Michael J. Fox, Betsy Brandt, Wendell Pierce
My Mother the Car

My Mother the Car (1965)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Lee Van Cleef, Ann Sothern, Maggie Pierce, Jerry Van Dyke, Cindy Eilbacher

Charles Grodin Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
The Paul Simon Special Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Special 1978