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Best Walter Matthau Movies

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List of the best Walter Matthau movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Walter Matthau has starred in countless films, but one of his best roles has to be that of Oscar Madison in The Odd Couple. Walter Matthau's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. This actor is very well known in Hollywood, and is no stranger to gracing the big screen as the lead role. The order of these top Walter Matthau movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Walter Matthau movies will be at the top of the list. Walter Matthau has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Walter Matthau movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Walter Matthau films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Walter Matthau role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Walter Matthau performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different films, like Grumpy Old Men and Bad News Bears.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Walter Matthau movies?" and "What are the greatest Walter Matthau roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Matthau's buddy comedies, you might also enjoy our list of best Jack Lemmon movies and best Burgess Meredith movies.

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    Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Herb Edelman

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    Ann-Margret, Daryl Hannah, Jack Lemmon

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    Tatum O'Neal, Jackie Earle Haley, Walter Matthau

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    Phyllis Diller, George Burns, Walter Matthau

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    Walter Matthau, Doris Roberts, Conrad Bain

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    Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Lurene Tuttle

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    Sophia Loren, Ann-Margret, Daryl Hannah

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    Robert Shaw, Jerry Stiller, Walter Matthau

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    Edward Furlong, Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek

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    Walter Matthau, Norman Fell, Don Siegel

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    Walter Matthau, Sam Waterston, Ned Beatty

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    Lea Thompson, Ben Stein, Christopher Lloyd

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    Susan Sarandon, Jack Lemmon, Carol Burnett

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    Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Coburn

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    Walter Matthau, Art Carney, Glenda Jackson

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    Walter Matthau, Lee Grant, Maureen Stapleton

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    Goldie Hawn, Ingrid Bergman, Walter Matthau

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    Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon

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    Andy Griffith, Rip Torn, Walter Matthau

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    Jack Lemmon, Amy Yasbeck, Walter Matthau

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    Barbra Streisand, Louis Armstrong, Walter Matthau

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    Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Rue McClanahan

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    Henry Fonda, Larry Hagman, Dom DeLuise

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    Craig T. Nelson, Walter Matthau, Martha Plimpton

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    Walter Matthau, Charles Aidman, Ellen Geer

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    Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Paula Prentiss

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    Jane Fonda, Bill Cosby, Michael Caine

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    Kirk Douglas, Walter Matthau, Carroll O'Connor

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    Ellen Burstyn, Walter Matthau, William Schallert

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    Cloris Leachman, Carol Burnett, Walter Matthau

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    Jack Nicholson, Larry Hagman, Walter Matthau

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    Meg Ryan, Tim Robbins, Stephen Fry

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    Lucille Ball, Jayne Mansfield, Carl Reiner

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    Debbie Reynolds, Tony Curtis, Ellen Burstyn

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    Carol Burnett, John Stamos, Walter Matthau

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    Bruce Dern, Louis Gossett, Jr., Walter Matthau

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    Walter Matthau, Alexis Smith, Murray Hamilton

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    Julie Andrews, Bob Newhart, Tony Curtis

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    Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, Victoria Principal

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    Meg Ryan, Diane Keaton, Lisa Kudrow

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    Marlon Brando, Ringo Starr, Richard Burton

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    Walter Matthau, Charlotte Lewis, Emilio Fernández

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    Walter Matthau, Carol Grace, Bruce MacFarlane

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    Ann-Margret, Walter Matthau, David Faustino

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    Against Her Will: An Incident in Baltimore Walter Matthau, Harry Morgan, Susan Blakely

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    Elvis Presley, Walter Matthau, Vic Morrow

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    Burt Lancaster, Walter Matthau, John Carradine

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    James Mason, Walter Matthau, Barbara Rush

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    Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Victoria Jackson

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    Andy Griffith, Walter Matthau, Joey Bishop

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