Walter Matthau Movies List: Ranked Best To Worst

A Face in the Crowd

A Face in the Crowd

(1957)
2
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Mel Miller
Director:
Elia Kazan
Genres:
Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Lee Remick
2
3
Charade

Charade

(1963)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Hamilton Bartholomew
Director:
Stanley Donen
Genres:
Romance, Thriller, Comedy, Mystery
Star Cast:
Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, James Coburn, George Kennedy
3
1
Fail-Safe

Fail-Safe

(1964)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Groeteschele
Director:
Sidney Lumet
Genres:
Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Dan O'Herlihy, Henry Fonda, Edward Binns, Fritz Weaver
1
1

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The Odd Couple
G

The Odd Couple

(1968)
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Oscar Madison
Director:
Gene Saks
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Lemmon, John Fiedler, Herb Edelman, David Sheiner
6
1
A New Leaf
G

A New Leaf

(1971)
10
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry Graham
Director:
Elaine May
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Doris Roberts, George Rose, Jack Weston, Elaine May
10
1
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
R

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

(1974)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Police Lt. Zachary Garber
Director:
Joseph Sargent
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Jerry Stiller, Earl Hindman, Martin Balsam, Robert Shaw
3
1
Charley Varrick
TV-14

Charley Varrick

(1973)
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Charley Varrick
Director:
Don Siegel
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime, Action
Star Cast:
Sheree North, Felicia Farr, Joe Don Baker, Andrew Robinson
8
2
Lonely Are the Brave
TV-PG

Lonely Are the Brave

(1962)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Sheriff Morey Johnson
Director:
David Miller
Genres:
Drama, Western
Star Cast:
Kirk Douglas, Gena Rowlands, Michael Kane, Carroll O'Connor
1
1
The Fortune Cookie

The Fortune Cookie

(1966)
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Willie Gingrich
Director:
Billy Wilder
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Lemmon, William Christopher, Cliff Osmond, Ron Rich
6
1
Hopscotch
R

Hopscotch

(1980)
9
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Miles Kendig / James Butler / Mr. Hannaway / Leonard Ross
Director:
Ronald Neame
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sam Waterston, Herbert Lom, Glenda Jackson, Ned Beatty
9
1
Bigger Than Life

Bigger Than Life

(1956)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Wally Gibbs
Director:
Nicholas Ray
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Mason, Jerry Mathers, Barbara Rush, Robert F. Simon
0
1
JFK
R

JFK

(1991)
1
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Oliver Stone
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, History
Star Cast:
Gary Oldman, Tommy Lee Jones, Sally Kirkland, Jack Lemmon, Kevin Costner
Plot:

Based on the assassination of the former U.S. President, John F. Kennedy, JFK centres around a New Orleans lawyer, Jim Garrison, who sets about investigating the mystery behind the assassination while battling opposition from the government. Widely acclaimed as well as heavily criticized, this political drama stars Kevin Costner as Garrison and delves deeper into the assassination of the former president.

1
1

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The Front Page
PG

The Front Page

(1974)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Walter Burns
Director:
Billy Wilder
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Jack Lemmon, Susan Sarandon, David Wayne, Vincent Gardenia
3
1
The Bad News Bears
PG

The Bad News Bears

(1976)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Coach Morris Buttermaker
Director:
Michael Ritchie
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Vic Morrow, Ben Piazza, Joyce Van Patten, Tatum O'Neal
3
1
Cactus Flower
PG

Cactus Flower

(1969)
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Julian Winston
Director:
Gene Saks
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Goldie Hawn, Ingrid Bergman, Rick Lenz, Jack Weston
5
1
Mirage

Mirage

(1965)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Ted Caselle
Director:
Edward Dmytryk
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Diane Baker, Gregory Peck, Kevin McCarthy, Jack Weston
0
1
Hello, Dolly!
G

Hello, Dolly!

(1969)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Horace Vandergelder
Director:
Gene Kelly
Genres:
Romance, Musical, Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Barbra Streisand, Michael Crawford, Marianne McAndrew, Danny Lockin
2
1
The Sunshine Boys
PG

The Sunshine Boys

(1975)
3
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Willy Clark
Director:
Herbert Ross
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
George Burns, Steve Allen, Phyllis Diller, Richard Benjamin
3
2
Strangers When We Meet

Strangers When We Meet

(1960)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Felix Anders
Director:
Richard Quine
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Kirk Douglas, Kim Novak, Ernie Kovacs, Barbara Rush, Walter Matthau
1
1
A Guide for the Married Man
PG

A Guide for the Married Man

(1967)
5
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Paul Manning
Director:
Gene Kelly
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Lucille Ball, Robert Morse, Inger Stevens, Sue Ane Langdon
5
1

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King Creole
PG

King Creole

(1958)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Maxie Fields
Director:
Michael Curtiz
Genres:
Musical, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Dean Jagger, Carolyn Jones, Dolores Hart, Elvis Presley
0
1
Voice in the Mirror

Voice in the Mirror

(1958)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Leon Karnes
Director:
Harry Keller
Genres:
Romance, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Harry Dean Stanton, Julie London, Richard Egan, Troy Donahue
0
1
Slaughter on 10th Avenue

Slaughter on 10th Avenue

(1957)
0
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Al Dahlke
Director:
Arnold Laven
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Film-Noir
Star Cast:
Hedy Lamarr, Richard Egan, Jan Sterling, Dan Duryea, Julie Adams
0
2
Kotch
PG

Kotch

(1971)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Joseph P. Kotcher
Director:
Jack Lemmon
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Lemmon, Felicia Farr, Charles Aidman, Deborah Winters
3
1
Ride a Crooked Trail

Ride a Crooked Trail

(1958)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Judge Kyle
Director:
Jesse Hibbs
Genres:
Romance, Western
Star Cast:
Audie Murphy, Gia Scala, Joanna Moore, Henry Silva
2
1
Grumpy Old Men
PG-13

Grumpy Old Men

(1993)
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Max Goldman
Director:
Donald Petrie
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Daryl Hannah, Jack Lemmon, Kevin Pollak, Burgess Meredith
6
1
House Calls
PG

House Calls

(1978)
1
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Charley Nichols
Director:
Howard Zieff
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Art Carney, Richard Benjamin, Glenda Jackson, Candice Azzara
1
2
Buddy Buddy
R

Buddy Buddy

(1981)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Trabucco
Director:
Billy Wilder
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Lemmon, Paula Prentiss, Klaus Kinski, Dana Elcar
1
1
Plaza Suite
PG-13

Plaza Suite

(1971)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Roy Hubley / Jesse Kiplinger / Sam Nash
Director:
Arthur Hiller
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Lee Grant, Barbara Harris, Maureen Stapleton, Louise Sorel
1
1
The Grass Harp
PG

The Grass Harp

(1995)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Judge Charlie Cool
Director:
Charles Matthau
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, Edward Furlong, Piper Laurie
0
1

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Il piccolo diavolo

Il piccolo diavolo

(1988)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Maurice
Director:
Roberto Benigni
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Comedy
Star Cast:
Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Stefano Antonucci, Paolo Baroni
0
1
First Monday in October
R

First Monday in October

(1981)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dan Snow
Director:
Ronald Neame
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jan Sterling, Jill Clayburgh, Barnard Hughes, James Stephens
1
1
Little Miss Marker
PG

Little Miss Marker

(1980)
3
1
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Sorrowful Jones
Director:
Walter Bernstein
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Lee Grant, Julie Andrews, Bob Newhart, Tony Curtis
3
1
The Indian Fighter

The Indian Fighter

(1955)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Wes Todd
Director:
André De Toth
Genres:
Western
Star Cast:
Kirk Douglas, Elsa Martinelli, Diana Douglas, Walter Abel
0
1
Goodbye Charlie

Goodbye Charlie

(1964)
2
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Vincente Minnelli
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Star Cast:
Debbie Reynolds, Tony Curtis, Pat Boone, Joanna Barnes, Ellen Burstyn
2
1
I Ought to Be in Pictures
PG

I Ought to Be in Pictures

(1982)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Herbert Tucker
Director:
Herbert Ross
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Ann-Margret, Lance Guest, Dinah Manoff, Calvin Ander
3
1
The Laughing Policeman
R

The Laughing Policeman

(1973)
0
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jake Martin
Director:
Stuart Rosenberg
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Bruce Dern, Albert Paulsen, Louis Gossett Jr., Anthony Zerbe
0
2
The Kentuckian

The Kentuckian

(1955)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Stan Bodine
Director:
Burt Lancaster
Genres:
Western, Drama
Star Cast:
Burt Lancaster, John Carradine, Donald MacDonald, Dianne Foster
1
1
Pete 'n' Tillie
PG

Pete 'n' Tillie

(1972)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Pete
Director:
Martin Ritt
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Barry Nelson, Rene Auberjonois, Geraldine Page, Carol Burnett
Plot:

Pete and Tillie, both in their middle-age, have their own sets of problems. Pete is constantly telling jokes to hide his insecurity while Tillie is still a virgin, too edgy to let herself go.  Yet they meet, marry and have a son called Robbie. But there is a long way to go and tragedies to surmount before they can actually be together. 

2
1
Grumpier Old Men
PG-13

Grumpier Old Men

(1995)
3
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Max Goldman
Director:
Howard Deutch
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith, Jack Lemmon, Sophia Loren
3
1

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California Suite
PG

California Suite

(1978)
0
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Marvin Michaels
Director:
Herbert Ross
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Star Cast:
Michael Caine, Maggie Smith, Alan Alda, James Coburn
0
2
I'm Not Rappaport
PG-13

I'm Not Rappaport

(1996)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Nat Moyer
Director:
Herb Gardner
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Ossie Davis, Amy Irving, Craig T. Nelson, Boyd Gaines
1
1
Casey's Shadow
PG

Casey's Shadow

(1978)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Lloyd Bourdelle
Director:
Martin Ritt
Genres:
Family, Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Alexis Smith, Murray Hamilton, Robert Webber, Andrew Rubin
0
1
Onionhead

Onionhead

(1958)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
'Red' Wildoe
Director:
Norman Taurog
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Felicia Farr, Erin O'Brien, Joe Mantell
0
1
Ensign Pulver

Ensign Pulver

(1964)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Doc
Director:
Joshua Logan
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, War
Star Cast:
Kay Medford, Jack Nicholson, Millie Perkins, Burl Ives
1
1
The Secret Life of an American Wife

The Secret Life of an American Wife

(1968)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
The Movie Star
Director:
George Axelrod
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Anne Jackson, Patrick O'Neal, Edy Williams, Richard Bull
0
1
Earthquake
PG

Earthquake

(1974)
2
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Mark Robson
Genres:
Action, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Lorne Greene, Ava Gardner, Charlton Heston, Geneviève Bujold
2
1
The Odd Couple II
PG-13

The Odd Couple II

(1998)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Oscar Madison
Director:
Howard Deutch
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Christine Baranski, Jack Lemmon, Alice Ghostley, Jean Smart
0
1
I.Q.
PG

I.Q.

(1994)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Albert Einstein
Director:
Fred Schepisi
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Meg Ryan, Tim Robbins, Stephen Fry, Lou Jacobi
2
1
The Survivors
R

The Survivors

(1983)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Sonny Paluso
Director:
Michael Ritchie
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Robin Williams, John Goodman, Jerry Reed, James Wainwright
0
1

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Who's Got the Action?

Who's Got the Action?

(1962)
0
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Tony Gagouts
Director:
Daniel Mann
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dean Martin, Eddie Albert, Lana Turner, Paul Ford
0
3
Out to Sea
PG-13

Out to Sea

(1997)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Charlie Gordon
Director:
Martha Coolidge
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jack Lemmon, Gloria DeHaven, Elaine Stritch, Dyan Cannon
2
1
Pirates
PG-13

Pirates

(1986)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Captain Thomas Bartholomew Red
Director:
Roman Polanski
Genres:
Comedy, Family, Adventure
Star Cast:
David Kelly, Ferdy Mayne, Damien Thomas, Cris Campion
1
1
Candy
R

Candy

(1968)
0
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Christian Marquand
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure
Star Cast:
Richard Burton, Marlon Brando, Charles Aznavour, James Coburn, John Huston
0
1
Island of Love

Island of Love

(1963)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Tony Dallas
Director:
Morton DaCosta
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Robert Preston, Betty Bruce, Tony Randall, Giorgia Moll
0
1
The Couch Trip
R

The Couch Trip

(1988)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Donald Becker
Director:
Michael Ritchie
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Richard Romanus, Mary Gross
0
1
Dennis the Menace
PG

Dennis the Menace

(1993)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Wilson
Director:
Nick Castle
Genres:
Family, Comedy
Star Cast:
Natasha Lyonne, Mason Gamble, Joan Plowright, Christopher Lloyd
2
1
Gangster Story

Gangster Story

(1959)
0
1
As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Jack Martin
Director:
Walter Matthau
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Bruce MacFarlane, Garry Walberg, Carol Grace, Raikin Ben-Ari
0
1
Hanging Up
PG-13

Hanging Up

(2000)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Lou Mozell
Director:
Diane Keaton
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Meg Ryan, Diane Keaton, Lisa Kudrow, Tracee Ellis Ross
0
1
Movers & Shakers
PG

Movers & Shakers

(1985)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Mulholland
Director:
William Asher
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Tyne Daly, Steve Martin, Vincent Gardenia, Charles Grodin
0
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TV Movie(s)

Awake and Sing

Awake and Sing

(1972)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Moe Axelrod
Director:
Norman Lloyd, Robert Hopkins
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Felicia Farr, John Myhers, Leo Fuchs, Robert Lipton
0
1
Actor

Actor

(1978)
0
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Norman Lloyd
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Musical
Star Cast:
Howard Duff, Herschel Bernardi, Georgia Brown, Harold Gould
0
1
Juno and the Paycock

Juno and the Paycock

(1960)
0
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Shyre
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Luella Gear, Hume Cronyn, Pauline Flanagan, Liam Clancy
0
1
The Incident
PG

The Incident

(1990)
2
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Harmon Cobb
Director:
Joseph Sargent
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Barnard Hughes, Peter Firth, Susan Blakely, Robert Carradine
2
2
Incident in a Small Town
PG

Incident in a Small Town

(1994)
4
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Harmon Cobb
Director:
Delbert Mann
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Harry Morgan, Bernard Behrens, Stephanie Zimbalist, Nick Stahl
4
1
Against Her Will: An Incident in Baltimore
PG

Against Her Will: An Incident in Baltimore

(1992)
2
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Harmon Cobb
Director:
Delbert Mann
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Harry Morgan, Susan Blakely, Brian Kerwin, Ariana Richards
2
1
Mrs. Lambert Remembers Love

Mrs. Lambert Remembers Love

(1991)
0
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Clifford Pepperman
Director:
Charles Matthau
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
William Schallert, Ellen Burstyn, Kathleen Garrett, Ryan Todd
0
1
The Marriage Fool

The Marriage Fool

(1998)
1
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Walsh
Director:
Charles Matthau
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Teri Polo, Carol Burnett, John Stamos, Steve Behal
1
1

Animation(s)

The Stingiest Man in Town

The Stingiest Man in Town (1978)

As:
Cast
Role:
Ebenezer Scrooge (voice)
Director:
Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Genres:
Family, Musical, Fantasy, Drama, Animation
Star Cast:
Paul Frees, Dennis Day, Theodore Bikel, Robert Morse

TV Shows and Videos

Omnibus

Omnibus (1952)

As:
Cast
Director:
Andrew McCullough, Norman Lloyd, Charles S. Dubin, Harry Horner, Delbert Mann
Genres:
History, Music, Drama
Star Cast:
James Dean, Alistair Cooke, Orson Welles, William Shatner, Yul Brynner
Profiles in Courage

Profiles in Courage (1964)

As:
Cast
Role:
Andrew Johnson / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Director:
Michael Ritchie, Sherman Marks, Lamont Johnson, Robert Gist, José Quintero
Genres:
Drama, History, Biography
Star Cast:
Michael Constantine, Simon Oakland, John Hoyt, Laurence Naismith
Alfred Hitchcock Presents
TV-14

Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955)

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Stevens, Paul Henreid, Herschel Daugherty, Norman Lloyd, Alfred Hitchcock
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Bette Davis, Alfred Hitchcock, Clint Eastwood, William Shatner, Burt Reynolds
Kraft Television Theatre

Kraft Television Theatre (1947)

As:
Cast
Director:
William A. Graham, Stanley Quinn, Paul Bogart, Harry Herrmann, Richard Dunlap
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Dean, Ed Herlihy, Vaughn Taylor, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall
Naked City

Naked City (1958)

As:
Cast
Director:
Stuart Rosenberg, John Brahm, William A. Graham, David Lowell Rich, Elliot Silverstein
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, Harry Bellaver, Horace McMahon, Paul Burke, Lawrence Dobkin
The Rogues

The Rogues (1964)

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Kinon, Don Taylor, Robert Ellis Miller, Hy Averback, Lewis Allen
Genres:
Crime, Comedy, Drama, Adventure
Star Cast:
Barbara Eden, Telly Savalas, David Niven, Gig Young
Robert Montgomery Presents

Robert Montgomery Presents (1950)

As:
Cast
Director:
John Newland, James Sheldon, Norman Felton, James P. Yarbrough, Vincent J. Donehue
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Don Knotts, Elizabeth Montgomery, David Niven, Jack Lemmon, Leslie Nielsen
Justice

Justice (1954)

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Stevens, Daniel Petrie, William Corrigan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Rod Steiger, Leslie Nielsen, Gary Merrill, William Prince
Suspense

Suspense (1949)

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Stevens, Robert Mulligan, John Peyser
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, Rex Marshall, Bela Lugosi, Jack Lemmon, Leslie Nielsen
Mister Peepers

Mister Peepers (1952)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Rex Marshall, Wally Cox, Marion Lorne, Tony Randall
The United States Steel Hour

The United States Steel Hour (1953)

As:
Cast
Director:
Alex Segal, Paul Bogart, Tom Donovan, Daniel Petrie, Bruce Minnix
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Andy Griffith, Richard Kiley, Betsy Palmer, Hans Conried, Jeff Donnell
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
Tallahassee 7000

Tallahassee 7000 (1961)

As:
Cast
Role:
Lex Rogers (26 episodes, 1961)
Director:
Lawrence Doheny, Harmon Jones
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Gene Hackman
The Philco Television Playhouse

The Philco Television Playhouse (1948)

As:
Cast
Director:
Delbert Mann, Fred Coe, Gordon Duff, Vincent J. Donehue, Arthur Penn
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Adam West, Bert Lytell, Jay Jackson, James Dean, Sidney Poitier
Goodyear Television Playhouse

Goodyear Television Playhouse (1951)

As:
Cast
Role:
Julian / ... (7 episodes, 1952-1957)
Director:
Paul Stanley, Robert Mulligan, Jack Smight, Herbert Hirschman, Delbert Mann
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
William Shatner, David White, Paul Newman, Rod Steiger, Leslie Nielsen
Insight

Insight (1960)

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard C. Bennett, Paul Stanley, Hal Cooper, Ralph Senensky, Michael Ray Rhodes
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Ellwood Kieser, John Ritter, William Shatner, Albert Brooks, Bob Newhart
The Eleventh Hour

The Eleventh Hour (1962)

As:
Cast
Director:
Jack Arnold, Richard Donner, Paul Nickell, Don Medford
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Telly Savalas, Elizabeth Montgomery, Cliff Robertson, Wendell Corey
Danger

Danger (1950)

As:
Cast
Director:
Sidney Lumet, John Frankenheimer, Yul Brynner, John Peyser, Ted Post
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Dean, Dick Stark, Jack Lemmon, Leslie Nielsen, Joanne Woodward
Target: The Corruptors

Target: The Corruptors (1961)

As:
Cast
Director:
William Conrad, John Peyser, Arthur Hiller, Don Medford, Walter Doniger
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Barbara Eden, Stephen McNally, Robert Harland
Studio One

Studio One (1948)

As:
Cast
Director:
Paul Nickell, Franklin J. Schaffner, Tom Donovan, Allen Reisner, Robert Mulligan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Abe Vigoda, Betty Furness, James Dean, William Shatner, Yul Brynner
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre

Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963)

As:
Cast
Director:
Stuart Rosenberg, Sydney Pollack, Ron Winston, David Butler, Lawrence Dobkin
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Don Rickles, Fred Astaire, Bob Hope, Peggy Lipton, William Shatner
Route 66

Route 66 (1960)

As:
Cast
Director:
David Lowell Rich, Arthur Hiller, James Sheldon, Alvin Ganzer, Philip Leacock
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Buster Keaton, Martin Milner, George Maharis, William Shatner, Burt Reynolds
Lux Video Theatre

Lux Video Theatre (1950)

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Goode, Fielder Cook, Buzz Kulik, Earl Eby, Norman Morgan
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Buster Keaton, Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Alfred Hitchcock, James Dean
Kraft Television Theatre

Kraft Television Theatre (1953)

As:
Cast
Director:
Maury Holland, Fred Carney, Fielder Cook, George Roy Hill
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Valerie Cossart, Harry Townes, Mildred Dunnock, Carmen Mathews, Nancy Marchand
How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1992)

As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator (voice)
Director:
Ray Messecar
Genres:
Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Walter Matthau
The Big Story

The Big Story (1949)

As:
Cast
Director:
Lawrence Doheny, Robert Gordon, David Lowell Rich, Stuart Rosenberg, Leonard Valenta
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Jerry Stiller, Leslie Nielsen, James Dean, Sydney Pollack
The Motorola Television Hour

The Motorola Television Hour (1953)

As:
Cast
Director:
Ralph Nelson, Don Richardson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Christopher Walken, Cedric Hardwicke, Jane Wyatt, Patricia Smith, Roger Moore
Dr. Kildare

Dr. Kildare (1961)

As:
Cast
Director:
Leo Penn, Corey Allen, John Newland, Jack Arnold, Paul Stanley
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Barbara Eden, William Shatner, Leslie Nielsen, Richard Chamberlain, Walter Matthau
Climax!

Climax! (1954)

As:
Cast
Director:
Buzz Kulik, Allen Reisner, John Frankenheimer, Paul Nickell, Jack Smight
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
William Lundigan, William Shatner, Elizabeth Montgomery, Leslie Nielsen, Joanne Woodward
The Alcoa Hour

The Alcoa Hour (1955)

As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Mulligan, Herbert Hirschman, Norman Felton, Sidney Lumet, Kirk Browning
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Lloyd Bridges, Shelley Winters, Lee Grant, Anne Bancroft
Campbell Playhouse

Campbell Playhouse (1952)

As:
Cast
Director:
Garry Simpson, Alex Segal, Don Appell, Marc Daniels
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
James Dean, Parker Fennelly, Don Hanmer, Margaret Hayes, Georgann Johnson
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, Myron McCormick, Frank Conroy
Center Stage

Center Stage (1954)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Luther Adler, Robert Barrat, Vivian Blaine, Alonzo Bozan, Joseph Buloff
Shadow of the Cloak

Shadow of the Cloak (1951)

As:
Cast
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Mystery, Action
Star Cast:
Helmut Dantine, Ernest Borgnine, Walter Matthau
General Electric Theater

General Electric Theater (1953)

As:
Cast
Director:
Herschel Daugherty, Don Medford, James Neilson, Jules Bricken, Mitchell Leisen
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Bette Davis, Ronald Reagan, Fred Astaire, James Dean, James Stewart
The DuPont Show of the Week

The DuPont Show of the Week (1961)

As:
Cast
Role:
Narrator / ... (8 episodes, 1962-1964)
Director:
Franklin J. Schaffner, Jack Smight, Fielder Cook, James Elson, Fred Freed
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Musical
Star Cast:
Gene Hackman, Bing Crosby, Lee Marvin, Lauren Bacall

Walter Matthau Awards

Academy Awards
The Fortune Cookie Best Actor in a Supporting Role 1967
Golden Globe Awards
The Sunshine Boys Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical 1976
BAFTA Awards
Charley Varrick Best Actor 1974
Pete 'n' Tillie Best Actor 1974